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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 04-24-2011
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Good Friday saw a group of young men doing a good deed. The Bateman family, members of the Bible Fellowship Church, are coping through a difficult time with the help of their friends. Jerry Bateman, the father, hurt his knee and is fighting an infection that leaves him sidelined from all action. But house repairs and yard maintenance needs don't stop for anything. There was work that needed to be done. Caleb, 16, and Luke, 14, the Bateman sons, were willing, but lacking knowledge. The Bateman's fellow congregrants wanted to help. Which is why the volunteer crew of 11 teenage boys descended Friday to prune, weed, pressure clean and mulch. Asmaller group is returning Monday to fix a vent in the roof. Amy Bateman, her kitchen filled with the aroma of baking brownies, sat at the table and marveled at the crew. "They arrived at 9 a.m.," Bateman said, "and they've been smiling the whole time. I'm just amazed. I just think we hear so many negative stories about kids today, it was important to hear about this. "They've been working and sweating out in the hot sun. I offered lunch, but they turned it down. They said they are here to work until everything's done." When Vicki Sager, Bateman's sister-in-law, arrived with a pick-up truck full of mulch, the volunteers grabbed shovels and swarmed it like ants attacking a chicken bone when they were done, the truck was just as clean. Sager praised Bible Fellowship. "When Amy's husband had to go into the hospital they saw a need and addressed it, "she said. "When a church helps people, it's doing God 's work." By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comLAKE PLACID In May of 1998, then 2 years old, Tori Hornick took a a bad fall off her Power Wheel, landing on her backside. When she was still complaining a week later, her mother, Brandi Hornick, took her to the doctor. The doctor was not concerned. Tori might have broken her tailbone, but if that was the case nothing could be done. The healing would take time and happen naturally. Tori continued to experience pain, however, and then ran fevers. One night getting out of the tub, she bent over to pick up a towel. Her mother was horrified to see a large purple knot pop out at the base of her spine. When Tori stood up the knot disappeared. That began a frantic search for help. The Hornicks went from hospital to hospital, where they were told again and again that they were overreacting. Tori's pain became intense; she began dragging a leg and couldn't go to the bathroom. Hornick had to refuse to leave one hospital in order to get an MRI. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE T aylor Tubbs leads 12 Blue Streaks who are headed to the Region 2-3A Track and Field Meet Thursday at NEWS-SUN Highlands County's Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.comVolume 92/Number 48 | 75 cents www.newssun .com HighLow 88 65Complete Forecast PAGE 7A A stray afternoon T-storm possible Forecast Question: Should Sebring have created a special entertainment district downtown? Next question: Should the school board cut funding for media and technology specialists? www.newssun .com Make your voice heard at Online Obituaries Christopher Pavlo Age 98, of Sebring Virginia E. Sumpter Age 78, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 64.6% No 35.4% 099099401007 Total votes: 79 Arts & Entertainment6B Books9B Business10B Classifieds11A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar11B Crossword Puzzle13B Dear Abby13B Editorial & Opinion4A Lottery Numbers2A Movie Reviews12B Movie Times13B School Menus5B Police Blotter2A Sports On TV2B Index By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Superintendent of Schools Wally Cox presented his first proposed budget allocations for the school year 20112012 at a school board workshop Tuesday afternoon. The process of creating and approving a budget, including how much money is allocated to hire personnel, divides authority. Asuperintendent submits his budget to a school board, which reviews the choices and either approves them or asks for revisions. The current budget items are proposals and were discussed during a workshop, where no action can be taken. They will be discussed aga in Tuesday at 3 p.m. in anoth er workshop, then put on a re gular meeting agenda whe re decisions will be made. Cox focused on guidan ce councilors, resource dean s, media specialists, an d Management Informatio n System technicians in h is proposals. He did not addre ss teacher position because of deadline constraints and sta te mandates having to do wi th the Class Size Amendment. The superintendent sa id the cuts in personnel we re necessary because the sta te will be appropriating signi ficantly less money to scho ol districts in 2011-2012. Cox suggest cuts to help schools' $2.38 million shortfall Sebring shinesTubbs leads a dozen Blue Streaks to regionals SPORTS, 1BSex sting4 arrested in men's room at Veterans Beach PAGE2APooch powerDogs being used for hospice therapy PAGE2A By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK "I really appreciate the professionalism of the Sheriff's Office during these difficult times, and I want to personally thank Major (Mark) Schrader for his help," APPD Commander Jason Lister said on Saturday. Lister was referring to the three days that the Highlands County Sheriff's Office assumed "operational command" of the Avon Park Police Department after Chief Michael J. Rowan was put on paid administrative leave Tuesday afternoon. APPD policy states th at the commander is the next in command in the absence of the chief. It is not completely cle ar why the Highlands Coun ty Sheriff's Office took oper ational command of Avo n Park's police department, n or why they were asked to reli nquish command a few da ys later. Interim City Manag er Julian Deleon stated in an email originally that there w as an "open investigation" b ut later corrected that to, "I have asked the Sheriff 's Deleon: APPD has antiquated' procedures See APPD, page 8A One sister fights cancer, the other sings about the fight A Song For Her Sister News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY The Hornick sisters, Tori, 15, and (front) Sydni, 12). Sydni often performs a song she wrote in tribute to Tori, a cancer survivor. News-Sun file photo Sydni Hornick, then 10, won the 2009 Heartland Idol Junior Division singing Taylor Swift's song Love Story.' See SISTER, page page 6A See CUTS, page 6A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLE Y A team of young men from the Bible Fellowship Church flexed their muscles Good Friday, helping a family from the congregation with yard cleanup. Here (from left) Seth Patterson, 11; Billy Sager, 14; and Derek Drummond, a SHS senior, unload a truck load of mulch. Group of teens does good work on Good Friday Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and

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Special to the News-SunSEBRING Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care has enlisted the help of some four-legged friends. Six Hospice Therapy Dogs to make the rounds visiting Highlands patients who are facing a life-threatening or life-limiting illness. Better known as the "Hospice Therapy K-9 Patrol," Gidget, Penny, Gizmo, Fritz, Katie and Tina have been undergoing intensive boot camp basic training at wagging their tails on overdrive to earn the official and coveted "Therapy Dog" certification which authorizes this four-legged team to go visiting patients at nursing homes, hospitals, health care facilities and at their homes. "Everyone knows the therapeutic effect these certified, trained doggies can have on homebound patients, specially children as well as older patients and we're eagerly looking forward to these patient visits by our certified Hospice Therapy K-9 Patrol who will be assisting the Easter Bunny in the completion of his appointed rounds as he seems to have a full schedule this year," said Deborah Harley MASW, executive director at the nonprofit organization's Highlands county office in Sebring. The K-9 Patrol started their appointed rounds this week visiting Cornerstone Hospice and other patients at Sunny Hills Assisted Living facility in Sebring. Gidget, a female Belgian schipperke, accompanies therapy handler and Hospice volunteer Della Figur of Lorida. Della assists Cornerstone Hospice hoping to spark interest in the dog therapy field by attracting other dog owners and their dogs. Penny, a female Labrador retriever and Gizmo, another female Belgian schipperke, complete the trio, which assist Della in visiting area health fairs, visiting patients at their homes and at health facilities throughout Highlands county. Fritz, a male Australian German shepherd; Katie, a female black Labrador retriever and Tina, a female great nane mix, accompany therapy handler Sandra Fankhauser of Sebring as they make their rounds visiting patients throughout Highlands. Registered nurse Angela Morrow reports in a dying.about.com article that pet therapy "has been shown to increase pain tolerance, Page 2ANews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com April 20 42040434653x:3Next jackpot $15 millionApril 16 11221333440x:3 April 13 1815324043x:5 April 22 57122234 April 21 1482831 April 20 613172429 April 19 1516303135 April 22 (n) 8433 April 22 (d) 3439 April 21 (n) 3647 April 21 (d) 3551 April 22(n) 12 9 April 22 (d) 82 1 April 21 (n) 94 2 April 21(d) 88 8 April 22 524394221 April 19 838394210 April 15 259314 April 12 216224014 April 20 924343643 PB: 27 PP: 3Next jackpot $72 millionApril 16 2133444555 PB: 7 PP: 5 April 13 423394950 PB: 39 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 Boil water notice rescindedLAKE PLACID The A pril 20 Precautionary B oil Water Notice for the e mergency water shut d own on Lemon Lane is h ereby rescinded followi ng the repair of a fouri nch water line and the s atisfactory completion of t he bacteriological survey s howing that the water is s afe to drink. For further information, c all Placid Utilities at 4 02-6786 or 699-3716. V aughn Road bridge closed temporarilySEBRING Highlands C ounty Road and Bridge D epartment will make r epairs to the Vaughn R oad bridge. The bridge w ill be impassable/unacc essible to anyone starti ng at 7 a.m. Monday u ntil further notice. For further information, c ontact the Highlands C ounty Road and Bridge D epartment at 402-6529.St. Agnes lasagna dinner plannedSEBRING There will b e a lasagna dinner on F riday at St. Agnes E piscopal Church, 3840 L akeview Drive. The c hurch will serve dinner f rom 5-6 p.m. The dinner i ncludes tossed salad, b read, coffee, ice tea, m ilk and ice cream. Tickets are $8 and are a vailable from St. Agnes p arishioners or at the d oor. For more informat ion, call the church at 3 85-7649.Highlands Tea Party meets TuesdaySEBRING The H ighlands Tea Party prese nts "Health Care R eform" at 6:30 p.m. T uesday at Quality Inn, 6 525 U.S. 27 N The speaker will be Dr. E arl Claire (from the U.S. G overnment). Food will not be s erved. You may bring f ood from outside vend ors if you choose.Telecom Pioneers meet WednesdayLAKE PLACID The T elecom Pioneers (retired t elephone people) Life M ember club will meet at 1 1:45 a.m. Wednesday for l unch and a meeting at t he Elks Lodge in Lake P lacid. Reservations are n ecessary. Call Pat Jones at 4659 772 or Dee Gray at 3852 367. The lunch is $8.75 e ach. This group meets S eptember through April o n the fourth Wednesday, e xept holidays, of the m onth. All telephone r etired people and spouse s in Avon Park, Sebring, a nd Lake Placid are invite d to join.This is a volunt ary organization and we COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A Courtesy photo Official Easter Bunny appointees and nonprofit Cornerstone Hospice volunteers and pet therapy handlers Della Figur (left) of Lorida and Sandra Fankhauser (right) of Sebring, pose with Fritz, a male Australian shepherd, who accompanies Sandra on her rounds visiting patients Thursday at Sunny Hills Assisted Living facility in Sebring. Della accompanies Gidget, Gizmo and Penny; and Sandra accompanies Fritz, Katie and Tina on their patient rounds. Tail-wagging therapy Dogs prividing comfort for hospice patients See DOGS, page 8A POLICEBLOTTER The News-Sun would like to remind the readers that the names listed below reflect those who have been charged with a crime, but they are all innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. If anyone listed here is acquitted or has charges dropped, they can bring in proof of such decision or mail a copy to the paper and the News-Sun will be happy to report that information. The News-Sun is at 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Thursday, April 21: Alex Omar Adlersberg, 26, of West Palm Beach, was charged with possession and or use of drug equipment, possession of marijuana. Antonio Alphonso Brown, 31, of Sebring, was charged with three counts of failure to appear reference theft, forgery and utter forged instrument. Vincent Van Bryson, 26, of Sebring, was charged with three counts of violation of probation reference possession of clonazepam, possession of oxycodone, and possession of alprazolam. Wayne Michael Burrows, 60, of Palm Bay, was charged with procure for prostitute. Wallace Jack Clegg, 55, of Sebring, was charged with violation of probation reference leave the scene of an accident without give information. Christian Nicholas Colburn, 30, of Orlando, was charged with two counts of violation of probation reference fraudulent use of credit card, grand theft. Monque Farance Demming, 30, of Lake Placid, was charged with withholding support of children or spouse. Crscencio Hernandez Dominguez, 26, of Ellington, was charged with violation of a municipal ordinance. Donna Gabriel, 32, of Miami, was charged with violation of probation reference grand theft. Continued on page 6A The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN News-Sun staffSEBRING Four men, ranging in ages from 52-70, were arrested for sex crimes Thursday afternoon in an undercover operation inside the men's bathroom at Veterans Beach. According to Sebring Police Department reports, the four men were arrested between 11:41 a.m. and 3:24 p.m. Steve Carr, SPD commander, said the department runs the sting operations occasionally "when we recognize that type of behavior has increased. Our patrol noticed an increase in activity there, so we conducted an operation." James E. Leary, 61, of Sebring, was the first arrested. He was charged with engaging in a lewd act (a second-degree misdemeanor) and indecent exposure in public (a first-degree misdemeanor) after police say he exposed his genitals in the men's room. He was released Thursday after posting a $75 0 bond. Alittle over two hou rs later, Alan J. Lutz, 70, of Lake Placid, was charg ed with engaging in a lewd a ct, indecent exposure in pub lic and solicitation for lewdne ss after he allegedly expos ed himself and requested or al sex. He was releas ed Thursday after posting a $75 0 bond. Fifty-one minutes late r, Wayne Michael Burrows, 6 0, of Palm Bay, was charg ed with solicitation of lewdne ss after he allegedly asked f or oral sex. He was released o n Thursday after posting $25 0 bond. Joseph Soncrant, 52, of Sebring, was arrested 52 mi nutes later and charged wi th engaging in a lewd act, ind ecent exposure in public an d solicitation for lewdness aft er he allegedly exposed himse lf and requested oral sex. H e was released Thursday aft er posting a $1,000 bond. Four men arrested in sting in Veterans Beach bathroom Associated PressORLANDO Helen Beard was poolside with her son and partner at a Florida hotel when she heard a scream and turned to find a 1-year-old girl dangling from a fourthstory balcony. She leapt up and positioned herself beneath the toddler just in time to catch her, saving the girl from certain injury. The 46-year-old British data analyst said she didn't consider herself a hero, even though she was showered with awards Friday for her actions two days ago. "It feels a bit daunting to be here for something that was instinctive," said Beard, of Worksop, England. "It felt like it w as something anyone wou ld have done and I feel ho nored to be recognized in this way." Beard, who is on a 1 2day vacation in Orland o with her partner and 1 0year-old son, was given t he Orange County Sheri ff Office's Medal of Mer it. She also received awar ds from a local branch of t he chamber of commerce an d the state Department of Children and Fami ly Services. In addition, the chamb er gave the family passes an d $100 gift certificates to Orlando's SeaWorl d, Universal Studios and Wa lt Disney World theme park s. British tourist honored for catching falling child

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 3A By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK Several women have began using their hobby of sewing for a much larger cause. The Heart to Heart Fabrics store in Avon Park has become the central location for the group of quilters. Group coordinator Patricia Villere got the idea at the beginning of the year to share this talent with others, especially those who have fallen on hard times. "We got started at the first of the year with a goal of 20 quilts sewn by Easter," Villere said. Villere had 18 quilts on her table a week before Easter and the group had met their goal shortly before the Easter weekend. The volunteers spend countless hours stitchin g and creating beautif ul pieces of fabric into warm comforting quilts, and th ey don't stop there. The group plans to han d out the quilts to hospita lized children. The quilte rs spend their Wednesd ay afternoons and evenings at Heart to Heart puttin g together these speci al pieces. "Most of the voluntee rs come into the shop and se w, some quilt at home th en bring them into the sho p. We hope to get mo re women involved in quiltin g for hospitalized children ," Villere said. For more informatio n about becoming a memb er of the sewing group, co ntact Heart to Heart Fabri cs 453-3100. Group of women sew for a cause GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCEƒ News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Y oungsters make a mad dash to collect Easter eggs Saturday morning at the Sun 'N Lake Recreation Complex in Sebring. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Isaac Kassim, 5, gathers eggs Saturday morning during an Easter egg hunt at Sun 'N Lake in Sebring. Easter excitement News Sun photo by ROBYN BAKALUS Martin Roman and daughter, Izzabella, 3, show off Izzabella's balloon hat to grandmother, Carmen, on Saurday, before an easter egg hunt at the Recreation Complex in Sun 'N Lake, Sebring.

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Page 4ANews-SunSunday, April 24, 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 BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Online travel agencies such as O rbitz.com, Expedia.com and B ookit.com negotiate lower prices on r ooms with hotels. Then they charge a f ee on top of that price, which is what t he customers end up paying. In Florida, t he OTAs don't have to pay local bed t axes on the difference between what t hey pay a hotel for a room (the disc ounted wholesale rate) and what they c harge customers (the retail rate). That r epresents an annual loss of as much as $ 28 million in revenues to Florida count ies. Not surprisingly, the local governments would like to recapture that money to aid their ailing budgets. Last year, then-Attorney General Bill McCollum filed a lawsuit against the OTAs charging that they owe the state tax money for the rooms they sold. However, the Legislature currently is considering two bills one in the Senate sponsored by Sen. Don Gaetz, the House version co-sponsored by Rep. Jimmy Patronis that would protect OTAs from attempts to collect the bed tax on the retail price of hotel rooms. The measures deserve to pass. OTAs provide a popular portal around the nation to Florida travel, and their discounts attract customers. Furthermore, the companies often negotiate with local restaurants and attractions to provide package deals with the hotel rooms they sell. That means more heads in beads, more meals being purchased, more admissions and souvenirs being bought. The last thing Florida needs to do is discourage that commerce. ... OTAs allow hotels to put a select number of rooms on the market at a discount price in hopes of filling them quickly. That's good for business on both ends, and Florida benefits overall. Missouri last year enacted a law similar to the Gaetz and Patronis bills. Florida should keep up with the ShowMe State and be pro-tourist, not pro-tax. An editorial from the News-Herald in Panama City. State should be pro-tourist, not pro-tax S avvy travelers go online to search for the best deals on airfares, hotel rooms, rental cars and other amenities. But what can be a windfall in savings f or the consumer may produce a shortfall in tax reve nues for local governments. President Obama spoke this week at an Easter prayer breakfast. During his remarks, he said the following, according to an article on www.christianpost.com: "I wanted to host this breakfast for a simple reason because as busy as we are, as many tasks pile up, during this season, we are reminded that there's something about the resurrection ... of our savior, Jesus Christ, that puts everything else in perspective." I hope that I don't put any of my dear readers in shock, but this is one time I agree with President Obama. Today is Easter, a time when believers all over the world contemplate the most important event to Christians the resurrection of Jesus Christ. If my non-believing readers will excuse me this week, I want to use this column to reflect on that event myself. Jesus'death and subsequent resurrection is a message to us about the evil of our sin, the price required to redeem us from it, and the hope we have for a relationship to God. If not for this event, Christianity would be a worthless religion, offering nothing to its followers. As Paul said in 1 Corinthians 15:17-19 (King James Version), "And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. "Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. "If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable." Here is one perspective we need to keep: we may disagree on politics. We may disagree on global warming. We may even disagree about the goodness of chocolate. But one thing we can agree on we are all sinners. Sin is one of those words not often heard outside of a church service or Bible study. We pretty it up with different names mistakes, flaws, bad habits. We even try to deny its existence, declaring right and wrong to be subjective and not some thing that can be pinned down by anybody, much les s God. But if we are truthful wit h ourselves, we will realize that whoever we are, we do things that are wrong. We are sinners. And if you agre e with me that there is a God then you know at some poi nt you'll have to give an account to Him for your lif e. Jesus came to Earth to show us how to live that flawless life. He is the only one who managed to pull it off. In doing so, He became for us what we could not be ourselves a suitable sacri fice for sin. Someone had t o pay for the sin of all of us, and not one of us could do it, because we were already in debt for our own wrongs Jesus, owing no debt, sai d, "I will pay." And three day s before Easter he suffered an d died so we could be spared That alone is amazing. B ut it would be nothing withou t Easter morning, without a victorious, resurrected Christ, triumphing over death and Satan and giving us hope to live a better life than we thought possible and able to look forward to a better life than this. Maybe you don't believe Maybe you think this is a bunch of peanut butter. You might even think this colum n a waste of time. I would urge you to give Christianity a look. You don't have to shoot your brain to the moon to believ e. There's evidence there, if you are willing to tackle th e subject with an open mind. And, who knows? Maybe like the president, you'll fin d that the resurrection of Christ puts things in perspective for you. In a way you never thought possible Laura Ware is a Sebring re sident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady @ embarqmail.com A perspective on the resurrection Laura's Look Laura Ware Hear the Beatles and support the community E ditor: Now you can support your communit y and you can also be entertained with t he purchase of one ticket to The B eatles Tribute. Do you remember the B eatles? I do, and now our teenagers a re re-discovering this versatile group f rom England, sporting T-shirts and d ownloading their songs. Some may even have their parents' o r grand-parents'"records". Those v inyl discs some of us remember or h ave tucked away in our own personal c ollections. Thanks to a partnership between S outh Florida Community College's P erforming Arts Program and the Avon P ark Breakfast Rotary Club you will h ave an opportunity to see a The B eatles Tribute, Revolution on May 9 a t SFCC's Performing Arts Center at 7 :30 p.m. Funds raised from tickets s ales will go to support the SFCC P erforming Arts Center and many local a ctivities of the Avon Park Breakfast R otary Club, which includes support f or the schools such as breakfast for the t eachers, golf team, providing each stud ent with a dictionary, and supporting a s tudent Interact Club at Avon Park H igh School as well as support for M eals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity a nd many other worthwhile community p rojects. By purchasing tickets to this concert y ou support your local community and h ave a great evening all in one. R eserve your seat today while tickets a re still available starting at $25. C ontact the SFCC Box office 784-7178 o r go online http://performances.southf lorida.edu. Olivia Scott Avon ParkBill may not be in the sewer yet E ditor: Is the Florida Legislature about to s neak the upcoming septic tank bill into l aw? They delayed it until June or July a nd I have not heard anything since. C ould it be that these so-called "repres entatives" of the people are about to s lip another unpopular law by those t hey supposedly represent? Don't wait until it is too late. If you a re against this law write your cong ressperson. Mike Bussell SebringVote is contrary to commitmentEditor: In your poll, you asked if we think Congress should vote on raising the debt limit. What a grossly misworded question! Of course they should vote on the question but they should vote NO! They supposedly made a commitment to reduce our debt when they were elected last November. Voting to raise the debt limit is contrary to that commitment. Tom Walsh Sebring Editor's note: The poll question in the April 17 edition was "Should congress vote to raise the debt limit?"Senate should refuse next monetaristEditor: Since the economy is still recovering from the credit crunch of 2008, our leaders ought to be asking what went wrong. In 2004, Alan Greenspan, the Federal Reserve chairman, suggested that homeowners switch to Adjustable Rate Mortgages. Within a few months the Fed was raising interest rates. Billionaire Steve Forbes attacked Greenspan for unleashing too much credit, driving up commodity prices. The dot com bubble had already burst in 2000, followed by the housing bubble in 2007 and the credit bubble in 2008. Greenspan is a monetarist, an economist who believes in the relationship between prices and the money supply. Since the 1970s, every chairman of the Federal Reserve board has been a monetarist. Does monetarism work? The first monetarist Federal Chairman Paul Volcker curbed inflation but the country suffered what was then the worst recession since the Depression. Monetarists oppose fiscal stimulus, favor deregulation and mostly argue that the economy will eventually straighten itself out. In the words of the Encyclopedia Britanica, "most economists do not share their optimism." In the 1980s, a number of monetarist economists switched to the Rational Expectations school. Many critics point out that the money supply is too unstable to be a basis for policy and its influence depends on the speed that money changes hands, which also changes unpredictably. New types of bank accounts have made it even harder to calculate the money supply. All this brings us to the crucial question. Why appoint monetarists? The next time a President appoints a monetarist to any position, the Senate should refuse to confirm. Dale L. Gillis Sebring BouquetThanks to all who helpedEditor: Our Lake Placid Relay For Life event on April 9 and 10 was a big success due to the amazing variety of people and businesses that pulled together to make it all happen. We had a hardworking committee and team captains who donated their time and talents for many hours, not just at the event, but all through the year. In addition, we want to thank the following: Vitas Innovative Hospice Care; Florida Hospital Heartland Division; Highlands Greenhouses; Sweetbay Supermarkets; MidFlorida Credit Union; Lake Country Jewelers; Schooni's Restaurant; Winn-Dixie; Walgreen's; Publix; Holiday Inn Express of Lake Placid; Lake Placid Church of Christ; Miller's Central Air, Inc.; Rhodes Law Firm LLC; Wells Insurance; Cohan Radio Group; Highland Country School Baord; Memorial United Methodist Church; Home and Office Essentials; Jahna Concrete; Frames & Images; LPHS Athletics; Home Depot; Positive Medical Transport; Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce; Beta Sigma Phi Xi Xi Iota Chapter; the wonderful town of Lake Placid; US Aviation Expo Robert Wood; Powersource Stan Carlin; Larry Jackson; John Merrifield; Larry Palmer; Wauchula State Bank; Heartland Graphics; Orlos & Company; Heartland National Bank; Highlands Independent Bank; Seacoast Bank; Highlands County Health Department; Bob Evans Restaurant; SWFlorida Water Management District; TD Bank; W&WLumber; Dr. Antonio Roa; Bates Caladiums; the News-Sun newspaper, and, of course, our wonderful DJ Ralph. Ginger Keimel Event Chairperson Lake Placid Relay For Life 20102011 EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your addres s and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automati cally rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; o r e-mail editor@newssun.com. To make sure the editorial pages aren't dominated b y the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion o f the staff or editors of the News-Sun. All items will run on a first-come basis as space per mits, although more timely ones could be moved up. 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By TOM RAUM Associated PressWASHINGTON The U nited States has never d efaulted on its debt and D emocrats and Republicans s ay they don't want it to h appen now. But with partis an acrimony running at f ever pitch, and Democrats a nd Republicans so far apart o n how to tame the deficit, t he unthinkable is suddenly b eing pondered. The government now borr ows about 42 cents of every d ollar it spends. Imagine that o ne day soon, the borrowing s lams up against the current d ebt limit ceiling of $14.3 t rillion and Congress fails to r aise it. The damage would r ipple across the entire econo my, eventually affecting n early every American, and r ocking global markets in t he process. Adefault would come if t he government actually f ailed to fulfill a financial o bligation, including repayi ng a loan or interest on that l oan. The government borr ows mostly by selling bonds t o individuals and governm ents, with a promise to pay b ack the amount of the bond i n a certain time period and a greeing to pay regular intere st on that bond in the meant ime. Among the first directly a ffected would likely be m oney-market funds holding g overnment securities, banks t hat buy bonds directly from t he Federal Reserve and r esell them to consumers, i ncluding pension and mutua l funds; and the foreign i nvestor community, which h olds nearly half of all T reasury securities. If the U.S. starts missing i nterest or principal paym ents, borrowers would d emand higher and higher r ates on new bonds, as they d id with Greece, Portugal a nd other heavily indebted n ations. Who wants to keep l oaning money to a deadbeat n ation that can't pay its b ills? At some point, the governm ent would have to slash s pending in other areas to m ake room for any further s ales of Treasury bills and b onds. That could squeeze p ayments to federal contract ors, and eventually even a ffect Social Security and o ther government benefit p ayments, as well as federal w orkers'paychecks. Adefault would likely t rigger another financial p anic like the one in 2008 a nd plunge an economy still r eeling from high joblessn ess and a battered housing m arket back into recession. F ederal Reserve Chairman B en Bernanke calls failure to r aise the debt limit "a recove ry-ending event." U.S. s tock markets would likely t ank devastating roughly half of U.S. households that own stocks, either individually or through 401(k) type retirement programs. Eventually, the cost of most credit would rise from business and consumer loans to home mortgages, auto financing and credit cards. Continued stalemate could also further depress the value of the dollar and challenge the greenback's status as the world's prime "reserve currency." China and other countries that now hold about 50 percent of all U.S. Treasury securities could start dumping them, further pushing up interest rates and swelling the national debt. It would be a vicious cycle of higher and higher interest rates and more and more debt. The U.S. has long been the global standard for financial stability and creditworthiness, with Treasury securities seen as a fail-safe investment. But after the near-shutdown of the U.S. government and a new credit-rating report this week questioning the country's fiscal health, Treasury bills and bonds are losing luster. If there is a debt limit deadlock, the government by this summer could find itself legally unable to borrow more money to pay its bills, beginning with interest on its debt and gradually extending to day-to-day federal operations. At some point, the government would have to decide which bills to pay and which to put aside. The debt ceiling will be hit on or around May 16, the Treasury Department says. Unlike the threatened government shutdown, the impact would start slowly, but then build mightily until the damage would be so dire that few political leaders or economists even want to contemplate it. The day of reckoning could likely be delayed at least until early July with creative bookkeeping. When the House first rejected the Bush administration's $600-billion bank bailout in September 2008, the Dow Jones industrials went into a dizzying 778point tailspin. Awhiff of a possible similar stock market collapse came on Monday with a sharp selloff on Wall Street when the Standard & Poors lowered its outlook on U.S. debt to "negative" from "stable," possibly a first step toward a possible downgrade of America's coveted AAA credit rating. "We haven't downgraded it. We just said, if nothing happens, we may have to," said S&Pchief economist David Wyss. He said a government default remains uncharted territory, "which is one reason why it's not a good idea to hit the debt ceiling." "There's reason to worry," said Wyss. "But my best guess is that we sort of muddle through this. Cuts will be made, they'll be too little too late, but at least they will be enough to maintain a triple-Arating." "It's another game of chicken. And this time there are Mack trucks going at each other, not bumper cars. This is a biggie," said American University political scientist James Thurber. But he predicted that, as in the past, "there will be an accommodation. They will avoid a crash." Investment bank J.P. Morgan Chase recently concluded that any delay in making an interest or principal payments by the Treasury "even for a very short period of time" would have large "long-term adverse consequences for Treasury finances and the U.S. economy." The analysis is being circulated on Capitol Hill by supporters of raising the debt limit. "If anyone wants to push that button, which I think would be catastrophic and unpredictable, I think they're crazy," JPMorgan CEO Jaime Dimon said recently of those seeking to block raising the debt limit. VIRGINIASUMPTER Virginia E. Sumpter, 78, o f Sebring died April 21, 2 011 at her residence. V irginia was born in W aterbury, Conn., where she w as active in her communit y. She was a cosmetologist a nd hairdresser. She moved t o Sebring in 1985 from N ew York State. She was a m ember of Independent B aptist Church in DeSoto C ity. Virginia loved her anim als and enjoyed shopping, t raveling and her friends. She was preceded in death b y her daughter, Holly W eidner; husbands, Promer S umpter and Winfred W ilburn. Virignia is surv ived by her grandchildren, V era Weidner, Sebring and C linton Weidner, Torrington, C onn.; brother, Bernard Crawley, Sebring; greatgranddaughter, Keilanni Justin, Sebring; and niece, Trudy McNeil, Ellenburg Deport, N.Y. Viewing is from 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday at Independent Baptist Church. Afuneral service will be held at 11 a.m. following the visitation. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be expressed at www.morrisfuneralchapel.com. Morris Funeral Chapel 307 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, Fla. Death noticeChristopher"Chris" Pavlo 98, of Sebring died April 18, 2011. Dowden Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 5A help different organizations in our community. Shrine Ladies play buncoAVON PARK The public is invited (men, too) to play bunco at the Highlands Shrine Club, 2604 State Road 17 South, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The event is open to new or experienced players; cost is $2/person. Phone 471-2425 for information.Events planned at lodges, postsLAKE PLACID The Veterans of Foreign Wars 3880 will serve a ham dinner today. Tickets are $7; get them early. For details, call the lodge at 699-5444. The Lake Placid American Legion Placid Post 25 will have music by Uptown Country from 5-8 p.m. today. Shuffleboard is set for 1 p.m. Monday. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Get free blood pressure checks from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday. Call 465-0975. The Lake Placid Elks 2661 will have music by Chrissy Harriman on Monday. The BPOE Boar d meets at 7:30 p.m. On Tuesday, the BPOE Initiation is set for 7 p.m. For details, call 465-2661 AmVets plan Easter dinnerSEBRING AmVets Post 21 at 2029 U.S. 27 South is having an Easter dinner at 2 p.m. today. Members can eat for free; guests should pay a $5 donation. Call for reserva tions, 385-0234.Recreation Club plans eventsSEBRING The Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave., w ill host the following events this week: Monday Ice cream shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Ice crea m shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m.; line dancing, 7 p.m. Saturday Pin shuffle board, 6:30 p.m. Any information, call 385-2966. Continued from page 2A NEWS-SUN€ 385-6155 COMMUNITYBRIEFS OBITUARIES US default could be doomsday option for global economy MCTphoto Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says failure to raise the US debt limit would be a recovery-ending event.' If anyone wants to push that button, which I think would be catastrophic and unpredictable, I think they're crazy.'JAIMEDIMON CEO of JPMorgan

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Associated PressSARASOTA The F lorida teenager charged w ith fatally shooting two B ritish tourists was ordered h eld without bond Friday on f ive felony counts of aggrav ated assault with a deadly w eapon in connection with a s eparate crime. Shawn Tyson, 16, had a f irst court appearance at the S arasota County jail on c harges that he fired into an o ccupied car during an unrel ated dispute earlier this m onth. The Sarasota Herald T ribune reported that miss teps in the case's handling a llowed Tyson to be r eleased April 16. Early the n ext day, authorities say he f atally shot James Cooper, 25, and James Kouzaris, 24. Apublic defender appeared for Tyson at the Friday hearing. Tyson will appear on charges related to the British tourists'slaying at a later date and he is expected to be charged as an adult. In the previous shooting, Tyson was arrested and had a first court appearance hearing on April 8. At the hearing, Chief Judge Lee Haworth raised questions about whether the teen posed a danger to the community. He also ordered a detective familiar with the case to present more information at the next hearing. According to the newspaper, the Sarasota Police Department says it never received the order, and the detective did not attend the April 15 hearing. During that hearing, which was before Juvenile Judge Deno Economou, prosecutors did not mention the previous judge's concerns. Finally, Nemours Hospital in Orlando, responded, saying to bring Tori in immediately because she had a rare form of cancer called a germ cell yolk sac tumor. Worse, it had metastasized up her spine. Successful surgery, grueling rounds of chemotherapy that left Tori with some hearing loss and lung damage and her own will to live saw Tori through the difficult time. She is 15 now, and has no memory of her ordeal. In October of this year she will be 13 years cancer free. While Tori was fighting for her life, her sister Sydni was waiting to be born, arriving in 1998 at just the moment the family needed a good dose of hope and happiness. "Sydni brought some sunshine into our lives," Brandi Hornick said, adding that she was musical from the beginning. "She sang her first words," her mother said laughing. Music remains a passion. Sydni is talented enough to have won the 2009 Heartland Idol Junior Division. She writes her own songs, typically coming up with the lyrics first and humming a tune to it after. Sometimes words just pop into her head. Sydni will rush into a room, saying "I have lyrics, I have lyrics. Get me a piece of paper!" One of the first songs she wrote was a tribute to her sister Tori, called "Take Flight." Sydni felt compelled to write the song, she said, "because Tori was so young and she won the battle." The second verse includes, "Little girl, curls are gone, rounds of chemo all week long, blood transfusions are a way of life." The refrain thanks the doctors, "who battle through the night to bring the light of healing." Over the years, partly in gratitude, partly because they know how terrifying fighting cancer can be, the Hornick family continues to volunteer at Nemours Hospital. Somewhere along the lin e, Nemours Hospital became aware of Sydni's song, and liked it so much Sydni was asked to sing it at special events. Other people have also been impressed. This year Sydni was invited to sing a t the Orlando Relay for Life as well as all three Relays for Life in Highlands Coun ty Avon Park's fundraiser i s May 7-8. "And I thought she was just a child who can sing," Hornick said. Page 6ANews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com Brenda Kay Gibson, 38, of Sebring, was charged with violation of a municipal ordinance. Daniel Gomez, 54, of Lake Placid, was charged with operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Trevor Javon James, 36, of Avon Park, was arrested on an out-of-county warrant reference driving with license suspended. Edie Joy Jones, 37, of Sebring, was charged with disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer without violence. Joshua Joseph Krista, 23, of Lake Placid, was charged with failure to appear reference leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. James Edward Leary, 61, of Sebring, was charged with a sex offense and indecent exposure in public. Timothy Locklear, 26, of Lake Placid, was arrested on two out-of-county warrants reference utter forged instrument and grand theft. Alan Jay Lutz, 70, of Lake Placid, was charged with indecent exposure, sex offense and procure for prostitute. Cntory Phil Posada, 30, of Key West, was charged with two counts of violation of probation reference fraud use of personal ID and grand theft. Edward Thomas Reynolds, 47, of Sebring, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent. Joseph Craig Soncrant, 52, of Sebring, was charged with procure for prostitute, indecent exposure and sex offense. Roberto Amador TrujilloSanche, 23, of Lake Placid, was charged with violation of municipal ordinance. Pablo Valentine-Marce, 18, was charged with violation of municipal ordinance. Saul Vazquez, 50, of Avon Park, was charged with violation of a municipal ordinance. Antonio Lopez Velasquez, 27, of Sebring, was charged with DUI and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Continued from page 2A POLICEBLOTTER Continued from page 1A Sister sings about sibling's fight Cox said the total reve nue shortfall for 2011-2012 t otals just more than $ 2,387,000, which is why he i s proposing to reduce the n umber of resource deans, r eplace some teachers with p araprofessionals and some t echnical staff with lower r ated personnel. He also proposed cutting f ive positions from the dist rict office and using a leasi ng company to provide the p araprofessionals who provide release time for teachers. Specifically, he proposes that every elementary school have only one guidance councilor and every school have only one media paraprofessional. Those paraprofessionals would be overseen and supported by media specialists, who are certified teachers. Two media specialists would serve all county elementary schools, and there would be one each for the county's middle and high schools. Cox also suggests doing away with the second resource dean deans that deal with discipline at Avon Park and Lake Placid middle schools. Even with the savings potentially gained by Cox's suggestions, the district would still face a shortfall of $1,080,000. Continued from page 1A Cox Cuts would affect deans plus media and technology specialists 16-year-old tourist slayings suspect held on unrelated charges in Sarasota Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 7A TODAYA stray afternoon thunderstorm88 / 65Winds: E at 7-14 mphPartly sunny and pleasant89 / 67Winds: E at 6-12 mphMONDAYA t-storm possible in the afternoon88 / 69Winds: ESE at 7-14 mphTUESDAYA t-storm possible in the afternoon90 / 71Winds: S at 8-16 mphWEDNESDAYRather cloudy, t-storms possible89 / 66Winds: SSW at 10-20 mphTHURSDAY City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Mon. Tue.Today Mon. Tue. Washington Washington 82/62 82/62 New York NewYork 74/56 74/56 Miami Miami 84/74 84/74 Atlanta Atlanta 86/65 86/65 Detroit Detroit 58/45 58/45 Houston Houston 87/74 87/74 Chicago Chicago 60/44 60/44 Minneapolis Minneapolis 64/44 64/44 Kansas City KansasCity 60/50 60/50 El Paso ElPaso 86/62 86/62 Denver Denver 53/36 53/36 Billings Billings 58/35 58/35 Los Angeles LosAngeles 69/55 69/55 San Francisco SanFrancisco 62/52 62/52 Seattle Seattle 56/43 56/43 Washington 82/62 New York 74/56 Miami 84/74 Atlanta 86/65 Detroit 58/45 Houston 87/74 Chicago 60/44 Minneapolis 64/44 Kansas City 60/50 El Paso 86/62 Denver 53/36 Billings 58/35 Los Angeles 69/55 San Francisco 62/52 Seattle 56/43 A stalled out front will stretch from the mid-Atlantic into the central Plains today. As a result, showers and t-storms, some strong, will also linger along this zone. Torrential downpours could lead to ” ash ” ooding problems in the Ohio Valley. Steadier rain will soak parts of Ohio and western Pennsylvania as well. With high pressure in control, the Southeast will stay mainly dry and unusually warm. Following a cool start to the weekend on the northern Plains, temperatures will rebound back towards normal. U.S. Cities National Forecast for April 24Shown 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 Mon. Tue.Today Mon. Tue. World Cities National SummaryCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Mon. Tue.Today Mon. Tue. Weather (W):ssunny, pcpartly cloudy, ccloudy, shshowers, tthunderstorms, rrain, sfsnow ” urries, snsnow, iice. Albuquerque 71/47/c 73/47/s 69/36/pc Atlanta 86/65/s 83/63/pc 80/64/pc Baltimore 82/62/t 80/62/t 80/62/pc Birmingham 86/64/s 84/65/pc 82/67/pc Boston 62/49/c 60/50/r 69/55/pc Charlotte 86/60/pc 85/62/pc 81/62/pc Cheyenne 50/34/c 56/33/sh 51/32/sh Chicago 60/44/c 62/48/r 67/43/t Cleveland 60/48/r 69/54/t 72/54/c Columbus 66/56/r 79/60/t 77/58/t Dallas 83/70/pc 86/67/t 86/62/t Denver 53/36/c 64/34/pc 56/33/sh Detroit 58/45/c 58/49/t 77/51/c Harrisburg 76/54/t 74/60/t 80/60/pc Honolulu 87/71/s 86/73/s 88/73/sh Houston 87/74/pc 87/74/c 87/72/t Indianapolis 68/56/sh 77/58/t 75/52/t Jackson, MS 84/66/pc 85/68/pc 86/70/c Kansas City 60/50/sh 68/48/t 65/47/sh Lexington 76/60/t 82/61/t 76/61/t Little Rock 81/64/pc 80/66/t 82/65/t Los Angeles 69/55/pc 69/56/pc 75/57/s Louisville 76/62/t 83/65/t 79/62/t Memphis 83/65/pc 83/68/pc 82/67/t Milwaukee 54/38/c 54/42/r 58/38/t Minneapolis 64/44/pc 65/45/c 55/40/r Nashville 82/62/pc 84/65/pc 80/62/t New Orleans 84/69/pc 85/72/pc 86/72/pc New York City 74/56/t 68/55/t 76/59/pc Norfolk 82/64/pc 79/62/pc 77/63/pc Oklahoma City 69/60/t 78/55/t 72/52/pc Philadelphia 78/60/t 77/60/t 80/60/pc Phoenix 86/64/s 89/65/s 90/62/s Pittsburgh 70/51/r 78/57/t 80/58/c Portland, ME 64/40/pc 59/43/r 62/52/c Portland, OR 60/45/sh 56/42/r 58/44/sh Raleigh 86/62/pc 84/65/pc 82/65/pc Rochester 58/40/c 65/50/r 78/56/c St. Louis 65/60/t 76/59/t 74/52/t San Francisco 62/52/pc 61/46/c 67/48/s Seattle 56/43/sh 54/40/r 55/42/sh Wash., DC 82/62/t 83/63/pc 80/62/pc Cape Coral 88/66/s 88/68/t 88/69/pc Clearwater 86/69/s 87/70/t 87/71/pc Coral Springs 84/74/pc 86/73/t 85/75/pc Daytona Beach 82/66/pc 82/68/s 84/69/pc Ft. Laud. Bch 85/76/pc 86/75/t 87/76/pc Fort Myers 89/67/s 90/68/t 87/70/pc Gainesville 87/61/t 86/65/t 86/66/pc Hollywood 86/73/pc 87/73/t 87/75/pc Homestead AFB 83/72/pc 84/74/t 85/75/pc Jacksonville 85/61/pc 83/66/s 83/68/pc Key West 84/76/s 85/76/t 85/78/pc Miami 84/74/pc 85/74/t 86/76/pc Okeechobee 82/69/s 84/72/pc 85/71/pc Orlando 86/65/s 88/67/s 88/69/pc Pembroke Pines 86/73/pc 87/73/t 87/75/pc St. Augustine 79/66/pc 79/67/s 81/71/pc St. Petersburg 86/70/s 88/70/t 88/71/pc Sarasota 87/66/s 88/68/t 87/71/pc Tallahassee 87/63/s 86/64/pc 89/65/pc Tampa 86/68/s 89/70/t 88/72/pc W. Palm Bch 83/74/pc 84/73/t 85/74/pc Winter Haven 87/67/t 89/68/pc 89/69/pc Acapulco 88/76/t 88/74/t 88/71/s Athens 65/50/s 65/52/pc 60/53/r Beirut 67/52/s 67/55/s 72/63/s Berlin 70/47/s 63/48/sh 66/53/sh Bermuda 74/69/s 74/71/s 74/70/s Calgary 56/28/s 61/37/pc 53/35/sh Dublin 59/48/pc 51/37/c 54/39/pc Edmonton 58/23/s 63/32/pc 61/33/pc Freeport 84/70/pc 83/75/t 83/75/pc Geneva 67/52/sh 67/45/c 70/44/s Havana 89/68/s 88/68/t 89/70/t Hong Kong 82/72/s 81/70/s 81/72/c Jerusalem 64/44/s 62/46/s 70/55/s Johannesburg 67/51/t 68/51/t 65/45/t Kiev 64/45/c 63/45/c 66/44/c London 70/48/pc 72/46/s 60/46/pc Montreal 57/37/s 61/45/s 63/46/c Moscow 57/42/pc 60/45/c 63/46/c Nice 70/59/pc 74/60/pc 74/58/sh Ottawa 56/35/s 63/44/pc 60/51/c Quebec 52/32/s 57/36/s 55/39/r Rio de Janeiro 83/72/pc 81/69/t 76/70/r Seoul 55/41/sh 61/46/pc 64/48/r Singapore 88/79/t 88/77/t 88/79/t Sydney 73/59/sh 72/57/sh 70/59/sh Toronto 59/42/pc 54/46/pc 63/53/c Vancouver 48/46/c 54/44/r 56/42/sh Vienna 71/55/c 66/55/sh 65/55/sh Warsaw 59/48/c 65/47/pc 65/47/c Winnipeg 58/37/pc 65/44/s 59/37/pc A lmanac Readings at Palm Beach High .............................................. 2:21 a.m. Low ............................................... 8:25 a.m. High .............................................. 2:39 p.m. Low ............................................... 8:51 p.m. Sunny to partly cloudy today with a t-storm in a couple of spots in the afternoon. Mainly clear tonight. Partly sunny and pleasant tomorrow. Tuesday: times of clouds and sun with a shower or t-storm possible in the afternoon. On April 24, 1908, a series of tornadoes moving from Louisiana to Alabama took more than 300 lives and leveled many communities. A stray thunderstorm this afternoon. Winds east 7-14 mph. Expect 8-12 hours of sunshine with a 45% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 65%. € 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 Apr 24May 3May 10May 17 Today Monday Sunrise 6:55 a.m. 6:54 a.m. Sunset 7:54 p.m. 7:54 p.m. Moonrise 1:38 a.m. 2:18 a.m. Moonset 12:45 p.m. 1:40 p.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. 2011Jacksonville 85/61 Gainesville 87/61 Ocala 86/63 Daytona Beach 82/66 Orlando 86/65 Winter Haven 87/67 Tampa 86/68 Clearwater 86/69 St. Petersburg 86/70 Sarasota 87/66 Fort Myers 89/67 Naples 88/68 Okeechobee 82/69 West Palm Beach 83/74 Fort Lauderdale 85/76 Miami 84/74 Tallahassee 87/63 Apalachicola 83/66 Pensacola 82/69 Key West Avon Park 88/65 Sebring 88/65 Lorida 85/69 Lake Placid 88/65 Venus 88/65 Brighton 85/67 TidesReadings at St. Petersburg High .............................................. 6:49 p.m. Low ............................................... 2:26 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. 6 10 10 5 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 84/76 Lake Levels Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 11.19 Normal ...............................................14.51 Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterdayTemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHigh Tuesday ......................................... 91 Low Tuesday .......................................... 59 High Wednesday .................................... 91 Low Wednesday .................................... 54 High Thursday ..................................... N.A. Low Thursday ...................................... N.A.Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayRelative humidity .................................. 47% Expected air temperature ....................... 87 Makes it feel like .................................... 89BarometerTuesday ...............................................30.08 Wednesday .........................................30.11 Thursday ...............................................N.A.PrecipitationTuesday ...............................................0.00Ž Wednesday .........................................0.00Ž Thursday .............................................0.00Ž Month to date ..................................... 2.03Ž Year to date ......................................... 9.87Ž

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Page 8ANews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com r educe stress, lower blood p ressure and bring smiles to p atients'faces." Cornerstone Hospice p atient care supervisor Pat L udemann said that "pet t herapy can be specially usef ul in the hospice setting for p atients who have withdrawn f rom the people around them b ut find interacting with an a nimal easier and less p ainful." "The process of becoming a certified Therapy Dog i ncludes basic obedience t raining as well as a number o f observations of the dog a ccompanied by their hand ler in a public venue by a c ertified tester from Therapy D ogs Inc.," said Hospice v olunteer specialist Sherry D iSimone, who is in charge o f the Therapy K-9 Patrol p roject. "These dogs have to pass s trict behavioral testing, h ave certain temperament a nd must love being petted a nd being around children a nd older patients. "Handlers and their dogg ies also attend a two-day 1 6-hour Cornerstone H ospice Volunteer Training w here they learn more about w orking with Hospice p atients and their families." This training includes subjects such as life enrichment, bereavement, end-stage diseases and other topics designed to help prepare the volunteers. These specialized training sessions are open to anyone who would like to become a volunteer or who is interested in learning more about Hospice. Volunteer candidates who own dogs may want to explore being part of the Cornerstone Hospice Therapy K-9 Patrol and if they have no dog, everyone is welcome as a volunteer candidate. For further information either to register for the volunteer training or to be part of the Therapy K-9 Patrol, please call DiSimone in Highlands at 382-4563. Continued from page 2A Courtesy photo Cornerstone Hospice patient Alice Gedge pets Hospice Therapy dog Gidget on Thursday at Sunny Hills Assisted Living during the facility's Easter Bonnet contest in Sebring. Della Figur of Lorida is the pet therapy handler for Gidget, a Belgian schipperke, part of the nonprofit Cornerstone Hospice Pet Therapy K-9 Patrol. Dogs give patients a smile Office (S.O) to assume command of the City's Police Department while they help us review our Police procedures. Since this is an open outstanding review of the Department investigation, any further questions need to be directed through the Sheriff's office." On April 21, in a letter to Sheriff Susan Benton, Deleon thanked the HCSO for their assistance. "During the past three days, the City of Avon Park has dealt with a complex and difficult law enforcement challenge. We needed your assistance to stabilize and assess police operations. Your staff has exercised the utmost professionalism in helping us provide transitional leadership to evaluate our capability and our police procedures. "Major Schrader and the APPD leadership staff have concluded that the city's police department is working with antiquated (emphasis added by Deleon) police procedures. For efficiency purposes, uniformity, and expectations of our sworn officers, we need to prioritize updating our police procedures to reflect current law enforcement standards. "At this point, after meeting with APPD leadership staff and stabilizing operations, I am returning command of the APPolice Department back to Commander Lister who will work under my direct supervision. "While the emergency has been handled, I still need the Sheriff's staff assistance in the high level effort to adopt procedures for our Police Department which reflect current law enforceme nt standards," the letter state d. Deleon told the News-Su n on Thursday that the polic es and procedures were outda ted and that was part of t he reason for his intercession Deleon said the revie w revealed the police depa rtment was following "an tiquated police procedur es from 1978." APPD records show th at Rowan had forward ed updated polices to the Poli ce Benevolent Associatio n (PBA) earlier in the year f or their review before adoptio n and that references to a ll previous police chief nam es had been replaced by Row an with just "Chief." Deleon went on to state in his letter that the city wou ld seek Florida La w Enforcement Accreditatio n as an "ultimate objective f or the city's police." Continued from page 1A APPD returned to local control Associated PressIMMOKALEE Asouthwest Florida f amily is mourning a soldier killed in A fghanistan. Sgt. Linda Pierre of Immokalee was one of f ive U.S. soldiers killed last weekend in a suic ide attack. U.S. officials say an Afghan sold ier working as a Taliban sleeper agent set off m ultiple grenades. Pierre was assigned to Fort Campbell, Ky. The 28-year-old was deployed late last year for her first tour overseas. Pierre's father, a Haitian immigrant, says he still loves the Army despite his daughter's death. She's not the only soldier in her family. One of Pierre's brothers is scheduled to be deployed with the Army after serving five tours overseas with the Marines. Immokalee soldier killed in Afghanistan

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By JAMES L. ROSICA Associated PressTALLAHASSEE In the latest triumph of the conservative agenda, the Florida House has approved an overhaul of the state's elections law that opponents call an effort at suppressing voting. The 157-page bill (HB 1355) passed by a party-line vote of 79-37 on Thursday. The measure's Republican backers including sponsor Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala say the bill will help tamp down future voter fraud. State Rep. Seth McKeel, R-Lakeland, listed many of the bill's changes during debate, including a requirement that third-party votersign up groups register with the state. After each one, he said, "That doesn't seem harmful to democracy or suppressing voting." Democratic critics, though showing some fatigue, fought the bill down to their last minute of debate. Afew even suggested that some of the bill's provisions were unconstitutional because they tend to deny voting rights. "We are fixing something that doesn't need to be fixed," said state Rep. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg. "This is a bad bill; it sets bad precedent and sets bad policy." The bill's passage follows a string of Republican-led victories this legislative session, including overhauling the state's courts system, easing growth management laws and weakening public employee unions. Among its many provisions, as the bill now stands, it: Requires voter-registration groups, such as the League of Women Voters, to register with the state, file regular reports and turn in completed voter-registration forms within 48 hours or face a $50 fine for each late form. The league's state leader this week said her group may suspend its voter registration efforts if the measure becomes law. "Upending years of progress in Florida's voting will not and should not be tolerated by voters," said Deirdre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida. Forces some voters to use provisional ballots instead of regular ballots if they want to update their name or address in voting records at the polling place. Aprovisional ballot requires a person to later offer evidence of his or her eligibility to vote. Democrats voiced concerns that a majority of provisional ballots are thrown out every election; Republicans said the provision would prevent people from voting more than once. Prohibits a person from running for local office as a candidate of a political party if they switched political parties in the last year. Allows groups to run opinion polls for people who are considering running for office. Such polls are counted as campaign contributions only if the person actually becomes a candidate. Requires the governorappointed Secretary of State, the state's chief election officer, to provide "direction and opinions" to the elected county elections supervisors. Voids an absentee ballot if the signature on the voter's certificate doesn't match the signature on record. Prohibits approaching anyone who is waiting in line to vote and giving that person voting advice. Creates a panel to fix the date for the state's presidential primary. Opponents, mainly Democrats, say Florida should just comply with rules agreed to by the national Democratic and Republican parties giving Florida a March primary date. But Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Rick Scott have been at odds with their own national party by insisting on an earlier date, Jan. 31, which would make it first. They argue Florida deserves a more prominent position in the nominating process because it's the largest among the expected swing states in the 2012 election. Both national parties, as they did in 2008, are threatening to take away some or all of Florida's convention delegates if the state fails to abide by the agreed-upon calendar, which starts with caucuses and primaries in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina between Feb. 1 and March 5. Acompanion (SB 2086) to the House bill is in the Senate. In other action Thursday, the House approved a related bill (HB 1261) would allow the entire text of a proposed constitutional amendment to be placed on the ballot if the Florida Supreme Court strikes down all of the ballot summaries. By a 5-2 vote, the high court struck three constitutional-amendment questions all backed by the Republican-controlled Legislature from the ballot in 2010. The majority of justices found them to have confusing or even misleading ballot summaries. One would have let voters voice opposition to the U.S. health care overhaul. Another would have strengthened the Legislature's hand in redrawing congressional and legislative districts, and a third would have given home buyers an extra property tax exemption if they hadn't owned a house for at least eight years. Associated Press writer Bill Kaczor contributed to this report. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 9A STATEGOVERNMENT Elections overhaul passed by House MCTphoto A bill passed by the state House of Represtentatives on Thursday would change voting procedures. By LAURAWIDESMUNOZ APHispanic Affairs WriterMIAMI The Florida I mmigrant Advocacy C enter along with the A merican Civil Liberties U nion plan sue the state i mmediately if the L egislature passes either o f two pending immigrat ion bills in the House and t he Senate, the nonprofit s aid Thursday. Immigrant advocates s ay components of the H ouse bill closely resemb le the very ones in A rizona's new immigrat ion law that a federal a ppeals court recently u pheld were unconstitut ional. Florida's House bill w ould authorize local law e nforcement to check out t he immigration status of a nyone under investigat ion, even if the individual h ad never been arrested. A nd it would allow local o fficers to check the i mmigration status whene ver they suspected someo ne is in the country illeg ally. The House bill also r equires employers to use t he federal government's E -Verify work authorizat ion program. "Some of our legislators a re trying to push forward b ills that would have deva stating effects on the s tate," said executive d irector Cheryl Little duri ng a news conference w ith community leaders a nd the ACLU. She said it w ill make immigrants a lready fearful of law e nforcement more afraid o f cooperating with local o fficials. "If one of these bills b ecomes law, FIAC is r eady to sue," she added. The Senate bill is more l imited, but it still requires l ocal law enforcement c heck the immigration stat us of inmates, encouragi ng them to go beyond s imply using federal crimi nal and immigration datab ases. The Senate bill would a lso allow businesses to l et employees use a driv er's license as proof they a re authorized to work, i nstead of the E-Verify p rogram. Supporters of stronger i mmigration enforcement s ay the Senate version of t he bill is worthless b ecause driver licenses f rom other states are too e asy to forge and won't p rove work eligibility. The Advocacy Center's a ttorneys said they were d umbfounded that Florida R ep. William Snyder, RS tuart, would propose a b ill that includes provis ions so close to the A rizona measures that h ave been blocked. Attorney Tania Galloni a dded that the Florida H ouse provision for a llowing state criminal j udges to decide whether i ndividuals are in the c ountry illegally for sent encing purposes directly u surps federal immigrat ion judges'authority and w ould also likely be held u nconstitutional. Manny Fernandez, a M iami-based attorney and m ember of the group S omos Republicanos, w hich fought the legislat ion in Arizona, described t he House bill as a thinly v eiled effort to energize a c ore group of voters w hom he said do not repr esent the majority of the s tate nor even the s tate's Republican Party. Immigration bill would draw quick lawsuit By BILLKACZOR Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida's two legislative chambers have made little progress toward resolving their budgetary differences, leading House Speaker Dean Cannon to say he can't guarantee an on-time finish with just two weeks left in the annual session. Gov. Rick Scott, meanwhile, reiterated Friday that he's confident the Legislature will begin cutting Florida's corporate income tax although that's in neither chamber's budget bill. Cannon said he's optimistic lawmakers won't need a special session to finish the budget but that "anything's possible." The Legislature could extend the session beyond its scheduled May 6 conclusion or Cannon and Senate President Mike Haridopolos could jointly call a special session. "It's more important that we do it right than get hung up on a 60-day time limit," Cannon said after the Hou se finished an abbreviat ed two-day holiday work we ek Thursday. The Senate took t he entire week off for Passov er and Easter, but budget lea ders from both chambe rs spoke behind the scen es without agreeing on prelim inary issues. The House's $66.5 b illion budget is about $4 b illion less than the Senate 's, but much of that gap is d ue to accounting difference s. The Senate, for instanc e, includes the five region al water management distric ts and 67 county court clerk s' offices in the state budg et while the House does not. Both cut nearly $4 billio n in spending because t he state's income from tax es and fees hasn't kept up wi th the growing demand for an d cost of services. Also, both chambers pl an on raising revenue b y increasing college and/ or university tuition as well as what amounts to pay cu ts for teachers and sta te employees. Cannon: No guarantee of on-time finish

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www.newssun.comNews-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011Page 11 A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2010-CA-001145 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-R9 Plaintiff, vs. REINALDO L. RIVERA AND LUZ E. RIVERA, HUSBAND AND WIFE; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION #1; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION #2; IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order OF Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-001145 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-R9, Plaintiff and REINALDO L. RIVERA AND LUZ E. RIVERA, HUSBAND AND WIFE, are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNT Y COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., May 11, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 7, BLOCK 2, LAGO VISTA SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 11, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2010-CA-001221 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR ARGENT SECURITIES, INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-M2 Plaintiff, vs. FRANCES VIRGINIA WHITTEN /A/K/A FRANCES V. WHITTEN AND MACK ARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/ A MAC ARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/A McARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/A MCAURHUR WHITTEN Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order OF Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-001221 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR ARGENT SECURITIES, INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-M2, Plaintiff and FRANCES VIRGINIA WHITTEN /A/K/A FRANCES V. WHITTEN AND MACK ARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/ A MAC ARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/A McARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/A MCAURHUR WHITTEN are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNT Y COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., May 11, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 8, BLOCK 3, K.F. SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 May 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282007CA000845A000XX COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs JONATHAN B. MIELE AND ___ MIELE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONATHAN B. MIELE, IF MARRIED; SEBRING RIDGE OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1;UNKNOWN TENANTS NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 282007CA000845A000XX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB, is Plaintiff and JONATHAN B. MIELE AND ___ MIELE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONATHAN B. MIELE, IF MARRIED; SEBRING RIDGE OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1;UNKNOWN TENANTS NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, at Highlands County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 10th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 739 OF SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION E, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, AT PAGE 53, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 1050Legals IN THE COUNTY CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001064 BANK OF AMERICA, NA, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB Plaintiff, vs. ESPERANZA ESPINOSA AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on April 11, 2011, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 20, IN BLOCK 259, OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 89, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 124 HAPPINESS AVE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 11, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 12th day of April, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE COUNTY CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001742 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. ARTHUR L. JONES, PINE & LAKE OF SEBRING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ARTHUR L. JONES, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on April 11, 2011, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 56, OF PINE AND LAKE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2235 PINEWOOD BLVD, SEBRING, FL 33870; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 11, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 12th day of April, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10-1147 GCS ANNETTE MANGIERO, TRUSTEE OF THE MANGIERO FAMILY TRUST DATED 5-4-90 and DAVID MANGIERO Plaintiff vs. TIMOTHY B. RUGGIERO; JEANNE C. RUGGIERO JOHN DOE AND ALL OTHERS IN POSSESSION; CHOROWSKI & MOORE P.A. Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment April 11, 2011 and entered in case 10-1147 GCS in the Circuit Court of the Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein Annette Mangiero and David Mangiero are Plaintiffs and Timothy B. Ruggiero, Jeanne C. Ruggiero and Chorowski & Moore P.A. are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM BASEMENT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FLORIDA on the 10th day of May, 2011 at 11:00 am the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: The North 25 feet of Lot 4 and all of Lots 5 and 6 LAKE CHARLOTTE SHORES, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6 Page 24 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Address: 7317 Sparta Road Sebring, FL 33875 Dated at Highlands County, Florida this 12th day of April, 2011. BOB GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000156 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. JAVIER HERRERA, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000156 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and JAVIER HERRERA; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAVIER HERRERA N/K/A JESENIA HERRERA; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 21 AND 22, BLOCK 93, SECTION D, OAKRIDGE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 108, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN FLEETCRAFT CORP MANUFACTURED HOME ID NO. FLFLP70A21076CG AND ID NO. FLFLP70B21076GC, LOCATED AT THE ABOVE DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY A/K/A 2340 W ROBEY ROAD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 f09008096 NMNC-SPECFHLMC --Team 5 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000469 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. GEORGE A WOLFE AKA GEORGE A WOLFE IV, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000469 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and GEORGE A WOLFE AKA GEORGE A WOLFE IV; ANGIE M. WOLFE; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 42, HIGHLANDS HOMES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1513 ORANGE BLOSSOM AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09032711 NMNC-FHA --Team 1 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 24: May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000096 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. DAVIS S. BOWDEN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000096 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC., is the Plaintiff and DAVIS S. BOWDEN; LISA BOWDEN; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 8, BLOCK 6, ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES, UNIT NO. 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 44, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 6232 SUNRISE WAY, SEBRING, FL 33875 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 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09002872 NMNC-SPECFHLMC--Team 5 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 24: May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000663 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2006-WF2, Plaintiff, vs. MASUD RAHMAN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-000663 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2006-WF2, is the Plaintiff and MASUD RAHMAN; RABEYA RAHMAN; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 7, BLOCK 17, HYDE PARK 2ND REPLAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 904 WEST PRAIRIE STREET, AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 f10033964 NMNC-CONV--Team 1 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 24: May 1, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001371 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2006-WF2, Plaintiff, vs. LEE E. WILLIS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001371 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2006-WF2, is the Plaintiff and LEE E. WILLIS; SANDRA WILLIS; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE A VENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 607, SEBRING RIDGE SECTION C, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 2729 KING DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08087791 NMNC-CONV--Team 1 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 24: May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 10-869 GCS SUN 'N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, a special district and a public corporation of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. NATIONAL RECREATIONAL PROPERTIES OF SUN 'N LAKES, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company,its successors and/or assigns; DEVELOPER FINANCE CORPORATION, a Delaware Corporation, its successors and/or assigns; and RICARDO MOODIE, if alive and if not, his unknown spouse,heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against RICARDO MOODIE, and all claimants under of such party; 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: Parcel 1: Lot 26, Block 342, Unit 16, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 04, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Parcel 2: Lot 27, Block 342, Unit 16, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 04, 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 10th day of May, 2011. SIGNED this 12th day of April, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (941) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8770. April 24; May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: GC 09-538 SUN 'N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, a special district and a public corporation of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. GARY HOFFENDEN, a Married Man, and the Unknown Spouse of GARY HOFFENDEN, if alive and if not, his unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against GARY HOFFENDEN and the Unknown Spouse of GARY HOFFENDEN, and all claimants under of such party; and BRANCH BANKING and TRUST COMPANY, a foreign profit corporation, its successors and/or assigns; 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 21, Block 342, Unit 16, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 04, 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 10th day of May, 2011. SIGNED this 12th day of April, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (941) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8770. April 24; May 1, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: GC 08-795 SUN 'N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, a special district and a public corporation of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. DELORES WALKER, if alive and if not, her unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against DELORES WALKER, and all claimants under of such party; and MURRAY ROY ABBOTT, if alive and if not, his unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against MURRAY ROY ABBOTT, and all claimants under of such party 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 43, Block 351, Unit 16, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 04, 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 10th day of May, 2011. SIGNED this 12th day of April, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (941) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8770. April 24; May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 11000469FCS BETTY L. CALVILLO, Petitioner and JOSE A. CALVILLO, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: JOSE A. CALVILLO LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWNYOU 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, BETTY L. CALVILLO, whose address is 1307 Spinks Lane, Sebring, FL 33870 on or before May 20, 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 Cler k 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: April 20, 2011.CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Alice Perez Deputy Clerk April 24; May 1, 8, 15, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-153 Division Tenth IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY LEE CHAGNOT Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARY LEE CHAGNOT, deceased, whose date of death was October 19, 2008, and whose social security number is 266-40-1642, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2011. Personal Representative: Christine M. Miller 755 S. Broadway Avenue Bartow, Florida 33830 Attorney for Personal Representative: STEPHEN M. MARTIN Florida Bar No. 0308234 STEPHEN M. MARTIN, P.A. 200 Lake Morton Drive, 2nd Floor Lakeland, Florida 33801 Telephone: (863)683-8765 April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-168 IN RE: ESTATE OF EDITH H. ROGERS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EDITH H. ROGERS, deceased, whose date of death was March 13, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2011. Personal Representative: KENNETH P. JOHNSON 1018 TRIUMPH DRIVE SEBRING, FL 33870 /s/ Kenneth P. Johnson Attorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD M. ABLES, III, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 /s/ Clifford M. Ables, III FLORIDA BAR NUMBER 178379 April 17, 24, 2011 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-133 IN RE: ESTATE OF PONTICELLO, SHARON L. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of SHARON L. PONTICELLO deceased, whose date of death was March 11, 2011, and whose social security number is 144-42-2366, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce A venue, 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 A pril 24, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Patricia Simons 2501 Woodlawn Ave. Boise, ID 83702 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 April 24; May 1, 2011 1050Legals CLASSIFIEDS Classified ads get fast results

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Page 12ANews-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.co m IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-281GCS HAMMOCK LAND & CATTLE CO., INC., A Florida Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. DOUGLAS C. KEIP and YVONNE R. KEIP, Husband and Wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to Final Default Judgment and Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure and for Attorney's Fees and Costs entered by the Court on April 11, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the jury assembly room in the courthouse located at 430 South Commerce A venue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on the 6th day of May, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., the following-described property: PARCEL 14 COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 46'47'' WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 1,715.53 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 13 DEGREES 43'47'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1,308.34 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF ARBUCKLE ROAD; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 40'38'' WEST ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 516.52 FEET; THENCE NORTH 13 DEGREES 50'06'' EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1,307.97 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 1; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 46'47'' EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 514.28 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 15.05 A CRES, MORE OF LESS. A ND PARCEL 15 COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 46'47'' WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 2,229.81 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 13 DEGREES 50'06'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1,307.97 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF ARBUCKLE ROAD; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 40'38'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 516.52 FEET; THENCE NORTH 13 DEGREES 54'30'' EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1,307.56 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 1; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 41'45'' EAST A LONG SAID NORTH LINE, A DISTANCE OF 89.92 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 1; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 46'47'' EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 425.06 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 15.05 A CRES, MORE OR LESS. DATED this 11th day of April, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 10-1082-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. SIBREL ENTERPRISES, INC., a Florida Corporation, GEORGE DAVID SIBREL, UNITED STATES OF A MERICA, and STATE AND FLORIDA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the ` `Final Judgment of Foreclosure'' (the ``Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on January 10, 2011, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 6, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. SEE EXHIBIT ``A'' SCHEDULE ``A'' Parcel 1 South 25 feet of Lot 13, Block 48, ORIGINAL TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 1, of the Public Records of DeSoto County (of which Highlands County was formerly a part), Florida, and in Transcript Book, page 6, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Parcel 2 Lot 2, Block 427, Highlands Towers Subdivision Revised, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5, page 29, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. GC 10-547 HIGHLANDS COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC., a Florida corporation vs JO ANN JOHNSON, Defendant NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lots 21 and 22, Block 48, AVON PARK LAKES RED HILL FARMS ADDITION, UNIT C, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 52, 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, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the 9th day of June, A.D., 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk *In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of Courts office at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3701, Telephone 863-402-6500 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired (TDD) 1-800-9771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, Via Florida Relay Service. April 24; May 1, 2011 (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court A TTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 May 17, 24, 2011 1050Legals

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www.newssun.comNews-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011Page 13 A 3 3 1 0 0 H w y . 2 7 7 S o u t h S e b r i n g , F L L 3 3 8 7 0 8 6 3 4 0 2 2 7 8 6 EOEE-mail: resumesebring@crosscountry-auto.comHIRING SUPERVISORS C o m e e J o i n O u r W i n n i n g g T e a m A l s o o H i r i n g F u l l l & & P a r t t T i m e C u s t o m e r r S e r v i c e A s s o c i a t e s Comprehensive Benefit Package€Tuition Reimbursement €Life Insurance €Vacation Time €Holiday Pay €Medical €Dental LINCOLN TOWNCAR '97 Blk/blk. leather. Presidential Series. $2,500. Call 863-452-9899. LINCOLN TOWNCAR '97 Blk/blk. Leather, Presidentail Series. Call 863-459-9899 1998 NISSANMAXIMA, Burgundy, 4Dr, 6 cylinder, automatic, 62K, cold air, CLEAN, Very Good Condition. $5200 Sorry Sold! 1996 CHEVYS10 Super Cab, 4.3, 5 speed. $1500 o.b.o. Call 863-382-4217 9450Automotive for Sale1973 NORTON850 COMMANDO One Owner* RareFind 10K miles New paint & chrome Will Accept reasonable offer. 863-382-8985 or 863-465-9100 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 Transportation 8000 Recreation PUPS STANDARDPoodles. 3 Colors. 11 wks. We're cute, playful, Pedigree. Free Range, loving, Guarenteed. In training, learning fast. $900. Call 305-731-6242. We won't last. NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states tha t all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. HAND RAISEDIndian Ring Neck Parrots. Very sweet. Great gifts. $200. Call 863-697-3418 7520Pets & Supplies WEBER BBQ,OT silver, NIB. $75 863-385-3199 SEWING MACHINESinger with cabinet, bench & attachments $100 o.b.o. 863-465-7738 or 863-441-3180 PICNIC TABLERed, fits in trunk $24 863-385-3199 LOVESEAT BLUEPlaid $40. Call 863-201-3769 BOOKS WESTERNS,20 for $12. CALL 863-385-1563 BAR, WOOD& Leather $50. Call 863-201-3769 AUTOMATIC BREADMACHINE needs a good home $25 863-465-7738 or 863-441-3180 7310Bargain Buys WINDOWS -White, Tinted & Tempered Alum. (2) 4'X8' $350 / (1) 6'X3' $175 / Cabinets w/ Formica Top (3) $150. Call 863-385-3199 VACUUM CLEANERKirby with attachments, $200 o.b.o. & ROOMBA (vacuum) complete, used once $50. 863-465-7738 OR 863-441-3180 7300Miscellaneous DINING ROOMSET Broyhil w/2 leafs, dark oak & formica top. 6 chairs, 1 captain. All good shape seats need recovered. $350. Call 863-465-4284 7180FurnitureREFRIGERATOR MAYTAG.Excel cond. 20.7 cu.ft. $150. Call 863-452-1904 7040Appliances 7000 Merchandise SEBRING (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 AVON PARKLarge Retail/Office Building, 100 E. Main St. A MUST SEE! 863-295-9272 6750Commercial RentalSEBRING -1BR w/bath, furn/unfurn, W/D, Satellite, full use of home. $400/mo. or $100/wk + dep. 863-304-2849 6400Rooms for RentSEBRING -Weekly/Multi-Week Condo Rentals Avail. Now. Located on Little Lake Jackson across from Harder Hall Golf Club. Lots of ammenities. Starting @ $500/wk. 863-385-5005, ext. 0 6320Seasonal Property SPRING LAKE3BR, 2BA, 2CG, CHA, patio, ceramic tiled liv. room, din. room, kitchen, bath & halls, SS appliances, refrigerator has water on door, micro., W/D hook up. No pets. 863-655-0136 SEBRING 3BR (possible 4BR), 1BA LARGEfenced yard with Citrus trees. Nice area, Indian Streets off Lakeview Dr $600 mo., + 1st & Sec. 863-446-1861 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3BR, 2.5BA, 1CG $800/mo. No Smoking, no pets. 863-655-0311 6300Unfurnished HousesSEBRING 2240Avalon Rd. 3/2 furn. Small animals ok. Near Shopping Center & Senior Club References $700. first/last. Call 305-387-6863 after 4pm. or 863-237-3129. 6250Furnished Houses LAKE PLACID2/BR, 2/BA Apt / Duplex, Washer / Dryer, screend porch. Excellent Conditio n. Includes water. $500 monthly plus 1 mo. security. 954-695-8348 AVON PARKLEMONTREE APTS: 1BR, 1BA $495/mo +$200 security; Washer/Dryer, Microwave, WSG included. Pets Wlcome. Call Alan, 386-503-8953 AVON PARKClean, Quiet; Studios / 1BR. 1BA / 2BR, 2BA Apts., from $375/mo. New tile & appliances, screened patios & W/D hook ups. Students/Seniors Discount Call 863-452-0469. AVON PARKApartment with balcony overlooking Lake Verona and City Park 100 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. SPECIAL : $325/mo. 863-453-8598 AVON PARK**** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 SEBRING -2BR, 2BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $600/mo. Call Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. RELAX ATLake Isis VillasLuxurious 2BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. Call 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING LOVELY,furnished 1BR on Lakefront Estate. No Pets. Utilities & cable included $425/mo 863-655-1068 SEBRING -Downtown on the Circle. Monthy rates starting at $400. payable wkly. Includes elec. & water. No Pets. 306 circle. 863-386-9100 or 954-295-7194. Or go to Bldg. and ask for John. 863-414-7535 REDUCED RENTfor doing maintenance. Upstairs furnished apartment. Need references. 863-385-1806. 6150FurnishedApartments SEBRING 3024Spinks Rd. 2/1 Completely refurnished. New Wood Floors. Patio. Washer & Dryer. $600. mo. Call 561-967-7161 SEBRING VILLA 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage. Wood floors, vaulted ceilings, screened porch. Convenient location near Hospital. Gated community, Clubhouse & pool, lawn maint. incl. $900. mo. RENTED!!! 6100Villas & CondosFor Rent 6000 RentalsFURNISHED -55 plus Francis II Park. 2BR, 1BA, carport, air. $500 deposit, $475 monthly plus utilities. 1 year contract. Call 419-408-8821 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent PALM HARBORHOMES Has closed 2 Model Centers Save up to 60K on select models Call Today! 800-622-2832 LAKE PLACIDWell insulated home on Paradise corner lot. Five furn. rooms, two baths, plus lg. utility room, tolls incl. Call for info. 863-202-6325 DOUBLE WIDEin 55+ park, fully furn. All you need are clothes & groceries. Ref./ ice maker, CHA, dishwasher, lg. utility rm., W & D, screened porch, includes golf cart. $12,500 obo. 863-465-7738 or 863-441-3180 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesCEMETARY LOTSPinecrest. 4 Joining. Old Section. $1,500. obo. Call 904-287-7110 or 615-653-1118 4280Cemetery LotsLAKE PLACID Tropical Harbor 55+ Lakeside Park, w/all ammenities. 2/2 DW. Tile Sunroom, Laundry & Utility. Lg. Carport. Scenic open location. Moving. Open to offers. Call 863-465-5129. 4100Homes for SaleLake PlacidSEBRING NO NEED FOR A BANK! Owner Financing 3BR, 1BA remodeled, NICE HOME! Woodlawn Elem. area. 1243 Fernvale Ave. 863-227-2717 4080Homes for SaleSebringSEBRING -Lake Home 1809 Arbuckle Creek Rd. 1 acre on Dinner Lake. 3BR, 2BA, fireplace, "fixer upper". $150 K. For an appointment Call 863-385-3162 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial WAIT STAFF NEEDED! Full Time & Part Time. Experience preferred / mature. Lunch & Dinner shifts, Apply in person at Zeno's Sun 'n Lake Blvd., Sebring. SEEKING WELLEXPERIENCED MEDICAL OFFICE HELP P/T. Excellent billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are A MUST Fax resume to: 863-471-3206 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com MEAL SITEMANAGER needed in Sebring. Reliable transportation and caring attitude towards the elderly are a must. Some lifting is required, 8:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m., M F. Apply in person at NU-HOPE Elder Care Services, Inc. 6414 U.S. 27 South, Sebring. EOE. DFWP. LYKES CITRUSMANAGEMENT has an opening for a full time Parts Person at their Basinger Grove Shop. Duties include answering phones, parts, ordering, inventory control, distribution/stocking, invoicing of incoming/outgoing parts, ability to lift 25 lbs. Successful applicants should possess 1 year experience in parts inventory or related field and have computer skills. Lykes Citrus Management Division offers competitive wages and benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and LTD insurance plus paid vacation and holidays. Interested applicants should apply in person at: Lykes Citrus Managemanent Division 490 Buckhorn Road Lorida, Fl. 33857 or 7 Lykes Road Lake Placid, Flo. 33852 Lykes Citrus Management Division is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Drug Free Workplace/M/F/D/V LIFEGAURDS NEEDED.Lake Placid Camp and Conference Center is hiring Lifegaurds. Please call 863-465-2197 Mon-Fri 9-5pm. EXPERIENCED. ROOFERS 863-385-0351 CNA PRIVATEduty $150. per day. Sat.-Mon. Ask for Laura 863-709-5333. ELIGIBILITY SPECIALIST.15 hrs./wk. Min. High School Diploma. Background in Public Assistance application process preferred. Responsible for assisting clients w/food stamp applications. Fax resume to: 863-452-6882 or email to kelly.johnson@hrhn.org EOE/DRUG FREE. CERTIFIED PATIENTCARE TECH Part Time / per Diem wanted for State of the Art Dialysis Facility. Call Peggy at (863) 382-9443 or fax resume to (863) 382-9242. 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment*PRN MEDICALAssistant (w/phlebotomy skills) Details @ www.flcancer.com 1400Health CareServices 1100Announcements A S OF APRIL 22, 2011, I WILL NO LONGER BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DEBTS INCURRED BY A NYONE OTHER THAN MYSELF. / s/ Gilbert M. Firtz, Jr. April 22, 24, 27, 2011 1050Legals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 314-9876 Then shop till you drop!CHECK YOUR ADPlease check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day y our ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified CASTLE HILL Apartments of Avon ParkAccepting Applications for 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. Available to individuals 62 years or older, handicap/disabled, regardless of age. For rental information & applications please call: 863-452-6565 TDD: 711 THIS INSTITUTION IS AN Equal Opportunity Provider and EmployerLos Apt. de Castle Hill de Avon ParkEstan aceptando aplicaciones para Apts. de 1 y 2 recamaras. Disponible a personas de 62 ancs o mas, incapacidad fisica/mental, no importa la edad. Para mas informacion favor de llamar 863-452-6565. 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MyFWC.comThis fall, Northwest Florida offers some special deer and wild hog hunts at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and a uniqu e "big-game" hunt on the island of St. Vincent NWR The application period fo r these hunts begins at 10 a.m May 3 and continues through 11:59 p.m. June 9. There are two archery hunts, two general gun hun ts and one mobility-impaired gun hunt on St. Marks NWR, which covers 60,000 acres in Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties. Five-day archery hunts f or white-tailed deer and wild hogs are Nov. 8-12 in the Panacea Unit and Nov. 1-5 in the Wakulla Unit. There are 200 available permits for each hunt at $1 5 each. The two general gun hun ts are both three days long an d take place on the area's two units: Wakulla (Dec. 9-11) and Panacea (Dec. 16-18). There are 150 permits available for the Wakulla Unit and 80 for the Panace a Unit. These permits cost $15, if you are drawn. The three-day mobilityimpaired gun hunt is for hunters certified as mobilit yimpaired by the FWC. It is on the Panacea Unit Dec. 10-12, and 15 permits are available again, $15 i f drawn. For hunters looking to rough it a bit more and go after some truly big game, the 12,490-acre, undeveloped barrier island of St. Vincent NWR in Franklin County is where the hunt's on for the enormous, impor ted sambar deer. These reddish-brown dee r, which are actually in the el k family, are native to Southeast Asia and were introduced on the island in 1908. They can measure 6 feet tall at the shoulder and weigh more than 700 pounds. You also can harvest wil d hogs on this hunt, but it must be with bows or muzzleloaders. Hunters with a Disabled Crossbow Permit may use crossbows. The primitive-weapon sambar deer/wild hog hunt is Dec. 1-3, and there are 200 permits available, costing $25. Hunters who purchased this hunt last year aren't el igible to apply this year. The bag limit on sambar s is two (male or female), an d there is no bag limit on hogs. You can get to St. Vincen t Island only by boat. If you don't have one, yo u SPORTS B SECTION Inside This Section Magic fall to Hawks . . .3B Today in Baseball History . . .3B Dragon Hoops Camp . . .4B Sebring Swim . . .4B News-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011 News-Sun photo courtesy of KIM GAUGER Some stellar defense, such as this diving stab by third baseman Matt Grubb, helped hold Port St. Lucie to just three runs in 14 innings Thursday. The Blue Streaks, however, only managed two in the regular season finale. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Taylor Tubbs leads 12 Blue Streaks who are headed to the Region 2-3A Track and Field Meet Thursday at Harmony High School. Wildlife refuges offer special hunts See HUNTS, page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Cody Higgins drove home a run with a single in this at bat, but there wasn't much else for the Panthers to offer in Friday's 9-2 loss to the visiting Hillsborough Hawks. Two not nearly enough By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comTaylor Tubbs had a strong d ay Thursday at the District 8 3ATrack and Field meet in W inter Haven, winning two i ndividual titles to advance to R egionals and placing second t o qualify for a third event. The darling of the distance r uns, Tubbs won at both the 1 ,600and 3,200-meter dist ances in times of 5:43.26 a nd 12:08.06, respectively, to m ove on to Thursday's R egion 2,3Ameet at H armony High School. Tubss also qualified as part o f the 4X800 relay team, j oining Emily Smith, Tamra M cMahon and Cassandra M arentes to place second in a t ime of 10:48.70. Needing to place in the top f our in a particular event to m ove along to Regionals, the S treaks also saw Hannah S chroeder advance with a f ourth-place finish in the 1 ,600 and Destiny M cCartney qualify in both t he 100and 300-meter hurd les with a fourthand thirdp lace finish, respectively. That made for six Lady Streaks moving on to the regional meet, where they will be joined by six Sebring boys who advanced. Evan Wilburn, David Scheck, Elias Salgado and Renee Martin were the first four, taking fourth place in the 4X800-meter relay in a time of 8:56.56. Wilburn also moves on individually, as he took fourth in the 3,200-meter run as well, finishing in a time of 10:33.88. The Streaks then qualified two in field events with Donovan White taking fourth in the high jump by clearing 6-feet and Colton Dillon clearing 12-feet, 6-inches in the pole vault to claim third place and a ticket to Harmony. Just missing the cut to extend the invite list, Tara O'Berry and Emily Helterhoff each cleared 4feet, 8-inches in the high jump to take fifth and sixth, respectively. Rachel Smith, Justus Martin and Alexandra Blackman also were nearmisses in the pole vault, with each clearing 7-feet, just six inches lower then the fourthplace qualifier. Astrong day for Sebring, with the Lady Streaks placing fifth as a team and the boys ninth, with the competition looking all the more intense at the next level with the Region 2-3Ameet having a state-high 42 schools represented. At the Region 2-2Ameet, Avon Park and Lake Placid battled through a loaded field and, despite some strong efforts and near misses, saw one athlete stamp his ticket for the Class 2AState meet. Red Devil Clint Faircloth cleared 12-feet in the pole vault, good for second place in the event. The Green Dragons saw some close calls as Devontra Fleming missed by one slot in both the high and triple jump, placing fifth in each event, while Dalton Shelton was sixth in the 3,200. Just a freshman, Shelton got a first taste of this level of competition, and like all the rest, gave the challenge his best shot, boding well for his next three years. Tubbs leads a dozen Blue Streaks to regionals News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Lake Placid head coach Dan Coomes hopes his team bounces back from Thursday's loss in Monday's District Tournament tilt with Mulberry. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThe game meant little, Thursday's regular season finale which saw the Clewiston Tigers come to town to face Lake Placid. After all, seeding for next week's district tournament was already locked up and little was left to play for. Unfortunately, that's what it amounted to as Clewiston drubbed the Dragons by a 14-4, 6inning, mercy-rule win. "We were experimenting and looking for a third pitcher moving forward that we could use in the tournament," head coach Dan Coomes said. "We wanted to find a guy we could win with without having to use one of our two top starters. Dragons drubbed in season finale See LP, page 4B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING In ending an exciting regular season, the Blue Streak baseball squad apparently didn't want it to end, dragging out Thursday's finale 14 innings before falling to the Jaguars of Port St. Lucie, 3-2. The cats from the coast drew first blood as Zack Osha struggled with his control early on, walking two batters and allowing one to come in on a wild pitch in the opening inning. Then, with two outs in the second and a runner on second, a grounder back to Osha saw the runner break for third. Unfortunately, as Osha threw to get him at third, the throw was right in line with the setting sun and got away, and it was soon 2-0 for the visitors. Corbin Hoffner came on in relief and got out of the inning to hold the line. The Streaks started to claw back in the fourth with Jes se Baker singling before givin g way to courtesy runn er Gunnar Westergom. Westergom soon stole se cond and came around o n Johnny Knight's two-out si ngle to make it a 2-1 contest Baker then single-hande dly evened things up in t he sixth, blasting a solo hom erun over the left-center fie ld wall, his fifth of the season "I hit four like in the fir st week," Baker said. "Sin ce Blue Streaks fall in 14 See SEBRING, page 4B

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Dunning TributeAVON PARK On Monday, April 25, South Florida Community College will honor the memory of the first coach in school history, Coach Dunning Terrell. Coach Terrell coached basketball and baseball at what was then SFJC from 19661974, and continued to teach physical education until he retired in 1986. Coach Terrell started the men's basketball and baseball programs in 1966 even before SFJC had a gym on campus. Several of Coach Terrell's former players still live in the Heartland area. SFCC Athletics will pay tribute to the family of Coach Terrell by recognizing his daughter Judy and their family at a short mound ceremony prior to the game against State College of Florida. State College of Florida head baseball coach Tim Hill will be in attendance as well, a former colleague of coach Terrell from his days at SFJC. SFCC would like to invite all former players of Coach Terrell, colleagues, as well as family and friends to come out this night to be a part of this tribute. Game time is 6 p.m. and the ceremony will start at 5:45.SYFS BBQ and registrationSEBRING Sebring Youth Fastpitch Softball is hosting our 2nd Annual BBQ Fundraiser and Tournament on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The BBQ Lunch is $7 and will include a Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Cookies and a glass of tea. Pick up your meal to go or stay and watch our girls play while you eat. For further information, please email dmcmanus64@embarqmail.com or call (863) 546-0201. Sebring Youth Fastpitch Softball is also conducting registrations for girls ages 10 to 15 now through April 1. Registration is $65 for the first child / $45 for any siblings. For further information, please visit us on Facebook, check out our website at www.eteamz.com/sebringyouthfastpitchsoftball email us at dmcmanus64@embarqmail.com or call (863) 546-0201.Golf for God TournamentSEBRING The Golf for God Tournament will kick off with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, May 7 at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club. It will be a 2-Person scramble at $65 a person, which includes golf, cart, a $25 dry cleaning certificate, a golf certificate for two rounds of golf and a ball for the ball-drop. You can purchase additional balls for the ball-drop which will take place by helicopter at 1 p.m. over the driving range. It will be a 50/50 cash prize, up to $500. Mulligan's will also be available. First, second and third-place winners will receive additional balls for the balldrop. This is a fundraiser for Kayla Griffin who will be on a missionary journey to 11 countries over an 11 month period, spreading the Word of God to the people of these lands. Call the course at 382-2151 to have a registration form faxed to you or pick one up at a near-by course. YMCA Sign-UpsSEBRING The Highlands County YMCAand Eagles Football is doing sign-ups for Youth Flag Football ages 5 14. Healthy Kids Day is Saturday, April 16 from 9am to 1pm. Lifeguard Certification Class sign-up s are taking place now for an April 25-30 class.APProject GraduationAVONPARK The APHSProject Graduation 2011 Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 21 at 8:30 a.m. at River Greens Golf Course. The flighted, four-person scramble costs $60 per person and includes green s fee, cart, lunch and prizes. In addition to the action, there will b e mulligans, a 50/50 and raffles for purchase the day of the tournament. The grand prize raffle is for a round o f golf for two at Doral Golf Resort and Spa. Tee sign sponsorships are going for $50, for a sign and player, it is $100. For more information, contact Suzie Gentry at 446-7368.SFCC Summer Youth CampsAVONPARK South Florida Panthe r Baseball will be holding Summer Youth Camps from June 13-16 and June 20-23 for children aged 6-13. Each camp runs from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and costs $80 per camp or $150 fo r both. Registration and sign-in begin at 8 a.m. with the camp to follow, including baseball fundamentals, position instruction, station rotation, games, swimming pool time and a camp T-shirt. SFCC head coach Rick Hitt will serv e as camp director with Panther assistant coach Andy Polk and members of the Panther baseball team will be on hand a s instructors. Campers should bring their individua l baseball attire as well as a bathing suit and towel. The camps will be held at the SFCC Panther field at the Highlands County campus in Avon Park. For more information, call Coach Hit t at the following campus phone numbers at extension 7036: Avon Park/Sebring, 453-6661; Lake Placid, 465-5300; Arcadia, 494-7500; Wauchula, 773-2252.SFCC Fun CampsAVON PARK SFCC Athleticsw ill host a Two Day Fun Sport Selection cam p on Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10 f or girls and boys aged 6-16. Each day the camp runs from 9 a.m. -3 p.m., with campers choosing their ow n sport, whether Beach Volleyba ll, Basketball, Baseball, Softball or Soccer During the morning portion each da y, campers will stretch, do plyometric s, agility drills, work on strength and flex ibility, learn arm and body care and g et introduced to the Fitness Center. Lunch is then provided with t he campers then delving into the sport th ey chose and wrapping it up with activities in the SFCC pool. Registration and check-in from 8:1 58:55 a.m., and pre-registration is not ne cessary as walk-ups are accepted. The rate for one day is $50 and $95 f or both days. The camp will be aministered by SFC C head and assistant coaches, with he lp from SFCC student-athletes. For questions or more information, co ntact Camp Director and SFCC Athlet ic Director Rick Hitt at 7847036. FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEChicago 3, Indiana 0 Chicago 104, Indiana 99 Chicago 96, Indiana 90 Chicago 88, Indiana 84 Saturday: Chicago at Indiana, late x-Tuesday, April 26: Indiana at Chicago, TBD x-Thursday, April 28: Chicago at Indiana, TBD x-Saturday, April 30: Indiana at Chicago, TBD Miami 3, Philadelphia 0 Miami 97, Philadelphia 89 Miami 94, Philadelphia 73 Miami 100, Philadelphia 94 Sunday: Miami at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 27: Philadelphia at Miami, TBD x-Friday, April 29: Miami at Philadelphia, TBD x-Sunday, May 1: Philadelphia at Miami, TBD Boston 3, New York 0 Boston 87, New York 85 Boston 96, New York 93 Friday: Boston 113, New York 96 Sunday, April 24: Boston at N.Y., 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: N.Y. at Boston, TBD x-Friday, April 29: Boston at N.Y., TBD x-Sunday, May 1: N.Y. at Boston, TBD Atlanta 2, Orlando 1 Atlanta 103, Orlando 93 Orlando 88, Atlanta 82 Friday: Atlanta 88, Orlando 84 Sunday, April 24: Orlando at Atlanta, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: Atlanta at Orlando, TBD x-Thursday, April 28: Orlando at Atlanta, TBD x-Saturday, April 30: Atlanta at Orlando, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCEMemphis 1, San Antonio 1 Memphis 101, San Antonio 98 San Antonio 93, Memphis 87 Saturday: San Antonio at Memphis, late Monday, April 25: San Antonio at Memphis, TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: Memphis at San Antonio, TBD x-Friday, April 29: San Antonio at Memphis, TBD x-Sunday, May 1: Memphis at San Antonio, TBD L.A. Lakers 2, New Orleans 1 New Orleans 109, L.A. Lakers 100 L.A. Lakers 87, New Orleans 78 Friday: L.A. Lakers 100, New Orleans 86 Sunday: L.A. at New Orleans, 9:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: New Orleans at L.A., TBD x-Thursday, April 28: L.A. at New Orleans, TBD x-Saturday, April 30: New Orleans at L.A., TBD Dallas 2, Portland 1 Dallas 89, Portland 81 Dallas 101, Portland 89 Portland 97, Dallas 92 Saturday: Dallas at Portland, late x-Monday, April 25: Portland at Dallas, TBD x-Thursday, April 28: Dallas at Portland, TBD x-Saturday, April 30: Portland at Dallas, TBD Oklahoma City 2, Denver 0 Oklahoma City 107, Denver 103 Oklahoma City 106, Denver 89 Saturday: Oklahoma City at Denver, late Monday, April 25: Oklahoma City at Denver, 10:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 27: Denver at Oklahoma City, TBD x-Friday, April 29: Oklahoma City at Denver, TBD x-Sunday, May 1: Denver at Oklahoma City, TBD FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEWashington 3, New York Rangers 1 Washington 2, Rangers 1, OT Washington 2, Rangers 0 N.Y. Rangers 3, Washington 2 Washington 4, N.Y. Rangers 3, 2OT Saturday: N.Y. Rangers at Washington, late x-Monday, April 25: Washington at N.Y. Rangers, TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: N.Y. Rangers at Washington, TBD Buffalo 3, Philadelphia 2 Buffalo 1, Philadelphia 0 Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 4 Philadelphia 4, Buffalo 2. Buffalo 1, Philadelphia 0 Friday: Buffalo 4, Philadelphia 3, OT Sunday, April 24: Philadelphia at Buffalo, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: Buffalo at Philadelphia, TBD Montreal 2, Boston 2 Montreal 2, Boston 0 Montreal 3, Boston 1 Boston 4, Montreal 2 Boston 5, Montreal 4, OT Saturday: Montreal at Boston, late x-Tuesday, April 26: Boston at Montreal, TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: Montreal at Boston TBD Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 1 Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 0 Tampa Bay 5, Pittsburgh 1 Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 2 Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 2, 2OT Saturday: Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, late x-Monday, April 25: Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay, TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCEVancouver 3, Chicago 2 Vancouver 2, Chicago 0 Vancouver 4, Chicago 3 Vancouver 3, Chicago 2 Chicago 7, Vancouver 2 Chicago 5, Vancouver 0 Sunday: Vancouver at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: Chicago at Vancouver, TBD San Jose 3, Los Angeles 1 San Jose 3, L.A. 2, OT Los Angeles 4, San Jose 0 San Jose 6, Los Angeles 5, OT San Jose 6, Los Angeles 3 Saturday: L.A. at San Jose, late x-Monday, April 25: San Jose at L.A., TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: L.A. at San Jose, TBD Detroit 4, Phoenix 0 Detroit 4, Phoenix 2 Detroit 4, Phoenix 3 Detroit 4, Phoenix 2 Detroit 6, Phoenix 3 Nashville 3, Anaheim 2 Nashville 4, Anaheim 1 Anaheim 5, Nashville 3 Nashville 4, Anaheim 3 Anaheim 6, Nashville 3 Friday: Nashville 4, Anaheim 3, OT Sunday: Anaheim at Nashville, TBD x-Tuesday, April 26: Nashville at Anaheim, TBDAMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York106.625 Toronto910.474212Tampa Bay911.4503 Baltimore810.4443 Boston811.421312Central Division WLPctGB Cleveland136.684 Kansas City128.600112Detroit1010.500312Chicago812.400512Minnesota712.3686 West Division WLPctGB Texas127.632 Los Angeles128.60012Oakland911.450312Seattle813.3815 ___ Friday's Games Detroit 9, Chicago White Sox 3 N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, ppd., rain Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 4, 11 innings Texas 11, Kansas City 6 Cleveland at Minnesota, ppd., rain Boston 4, L.A. Angels 3 Seattle 4, Oakland 0 Saturday's Games Tampa Bay at Toronto, late Cleveland at Minnesota, late Chicago White Sox at Detroit, late N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, late Kansas City at Texas, late Boston at L.A. Angels, late Oakland at Seattle, late Sunday's Games Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m. Cleveland at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Kansas City at Texas, 3:05 p.m. Boston at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Philadelphia136.684 Florida126.66712Washington99.500312Atlanta912.4295 New York713.350612Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis119.550 Milwaukee109.52612Cincinnati1010.5001 Chicago910.474112Pittsburgh811.421212Houston713.3504 West Division WLPctGB Colorado136.684 San Francisco109.5263 Los Angeles1110.5243 Arizona810.444412San Diego812.400512___ Friday's Games L.A. Dodgers 12, Chicago Cubs 2 Washington at Pittsburgh, ppd., rain N.Y. Mets 4, Arizona 1 Florida 4, Colorado 1 Milwaukee 14, Houston 7 St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 2 Philadelphia 2, San Diego 0 Atlanta 4, San Francisco 1 Saturday's Games L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, late Arizona at N.Y. Mets, late Atlanta at San Francisco, late Cincinnati at St. Louis, late Washington at Pittsburgh, late Colorado at Florida, late Houston at Milwaukee, late Philadelphia at San Diego, late Sunday's Games Arizona at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m. Colorado at Florida, 1:10 p.m. Washington at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m. Houston at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Atlanta at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Philadelphia at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:05 p.m.BASEBALLNational League FLORIDA MARLINSRecalled INF Ozzie Martinez from New Orleans (PCL). LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid MONDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Avon Park,vs.Mulberry,7 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Avon Park,TBD,if necessary THURSDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Avon Park,TBD,if necessary Sebring TUESDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,vs.Haines City,7:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,vs.Lake Wales/Ridge winner,7:30 p.m.,if necessary THURSDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,Championship Game,7 p.m.,if necessary SFCC MONDAY: Baseball vs.State College of Florida,6 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball at Hillsborough,3 p.m. Avon Park MONDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,TBA TUESDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,TBA WEDNESDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,TBA N N H H L L P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . Philadelphia at Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CM M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 1 1 p p . m m . Chicago White Sox at Detroit . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 2 2 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 8 8 p p . m m . Cincinnati at St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees . . . . E E S S P P N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Tampa Bat at Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . Colorado at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N NP P R R E E M M I I E E R R L L E E A A G G U U E E S S O O C C C C E E R R M MO O N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 : : 5 5 5 5 p p . m m . Blackburn Rovers vs. Manchester City . E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change C C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . LSU at Vanderbilt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2C C O O L L L L E E G G E E L L A A C C R R O O S S S S E E S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . ACC Tournament Final . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n ACC Women's Tournament Final . . . . . . . S S U U N NG G O O L L F F S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Volvo China Open . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 p p . m m . PGA Legends of Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 1 1 p p . m m . PGA The Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 p p . m m . RE/MAX Long Drive Championship . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 3 3 p p . m m . PGA The Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S SN N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Miami at Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Boston at N.Y. Knicks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 7 7 p p . m m .. Orlando at Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . L.A. Lakers at New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . San Antonio at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Oklahoma City at Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . N.Y. Knicks at Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . New Orleans at L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TC C O O L L L L E E G G E E S S O O F F T T B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Alabama at Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NC C H H E E E E R R L L E E A A D D I I N N G G S SU U N N D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Cheerleading Competition . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Cheerleading Competition . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 LIVESPORTSONTV NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs Major League Baseball Transactions Page 2BNews-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.co m

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 3B c an contact the local chamb er of commerce for a list of b oat captains who will ferry y ou to and from the island f or a fee. The island has no electrici ty, and generators are not a llowed, so it's all about p rimitive camping for three d ays. Hunters may have a small c ampfire, but only using w ood they take with them or d eadwood they find on the g round. Take a bicycle, unless you p lan to walk everywhere. If you do harvest any g ame, however, U.S. Fish a nd Wildlife Service staff w ill pick up you and your a nimal in one of their trucks. That's the only way y ou're catching a ride in a m otorized vehicle, unless y ou're a hunter with a disa bility. Those hunters receive spec ial accommodations and t ransportation to and from t heir hunting spots. Sambars feed on aquatic v egetation, so you're not likely to find them in drier, upland habitat. It's best to set up in marshes. Shooting hours for this hunt end at 3 p.m. each day. All of the above-mentioned hunt permits are nontransferable. An adult must accompany permit-holders under age 16 on all of these hunts, but that person may not hunt unless they too have purchased a permit. Mobility-impaired hunters can bring one guest who may hunt, but both hunters must share a single bag limit. Only permitted hunters or the adult supervisor of a permitted youth are allowed access to St. Vincent Island during the sambar deer hunt. Up to five hunters can choose to apply as a group. To apply as a group, one person must first apply as group leader, indicate the creation of a group and enter the hunt choice for the group. The group leader receives a group number (printed on receipt), which group members need. Each group member must then submit a $5 application and indicate the group number. You can apply for these permits online at www.fl.wildlifelicense.com (choose "Limited Entry/Quota Permits and Applications") or complete an application worksheet and present it to any license agent or tax collector's office by 11:59 p.m. June 9. Permit information and application worksheets are available online at MyFWC.com/Hunting (click on "Limited Entry Hunts"). The FWC issues these permits by a random drawing that takes place in late June. The application fee is $5. You can check the results of the drawings online at MyFWC.com/Hunting ; click on "Limited Entry Hunts" and look for the link "Drawing Results." Continued from 1B Hunts get back to primitive camping By PAULNEWBERRY Associated PressATLANTA Zaza Pachulia is not one to back down. The NBAis likely to sit him down, which could be a big blow for Atlanta. The Hawks took the upper hand in their Eastern Conference playoff series with Orlando, clinching an 88-84 victory when Jamal Crawford banked in an improbable 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds remaining in Game 3 Friday night. But the game was marred by an altercation between Pachulia and Jason Richardson of the Magic with about 2 1/2 minutes remaining. Both players were tossed and face likely suspensions for Game 4 Sunday night in Atlanta. The Hawks, up 2-1 in the best-of-seven series, figure to miss their backup center more than one might expect. Pachulia went toe-to-toe with Dwight Howard, handed a bigger-thanexpected role after Jason Collins injured his lower back taking a charge from Orlando's big man in the first half. Pachulia head-butted Richardson at least one time, and the Orlando player responded with a slap to the jaw. "In that situation, I'm never going to back down," said Pachulia, who had two long scratches on his right arm. "That's just my personality." Howard led the way for the Magic with 21 points and 15 rebounds, but that was actually quite a letdown after he averaged 39.5 points during the first two games in Orlando. The Hawks limited him to 14 shots and nine free throws, with Pachulia taking over the bulk of the load from Collins. The starter landed hard on his backside, went to the locker room for treatment and wound up playing only 17 minutes. "I try to play hard and help my team," Pachulia said. "I'm a role player." He had four points and five rebounds, hardly impressive numbers, but his effort couldn't be measured on the stat sheet. "You played terrific," Hawks general manager Rick Sund told Pachulia after the game. Crawford made the biggest shot. With Atlanta clinging to a one-point lead and the shot clock winding down, he put up an awkwardlooking jumper over Jameer Nelson that struck high on the backboard and went in. "I didn't call bank. I think the bank's closed right now," quipped Crawford, who scored 18 of his 23 points after halftime. The physical game turned ugly when Howard drove the lane and was hammered by Pachulia. Howard swung a forearm, Pachulia flung an elbow, then Richardson charged into Pachulia's face. Richardson was yanked away by Howard, but too late to keep him in the game. After looking at replays to determine who did what, the officials ejected Pachulia for head-butting and Richardson for the punch. Howard said he didn't blame Richardson for lashing out. "If you get head-butted three times, you're going to have some reaction," Howard said. With order restored, the teams put on a terrific finish. Nelson put the Magic ahead 82-81 on a jumper after stealing an extra possession for the Magic, coming up from behind to strip the ball from Crawford. Joe Johnson responded for Atlanta, driving the lane, drawing a foul on Howard and hitting both free throws to put the Hawks up 83-82. The Magic pulled ahead for the final time when Brandon Bass swished an open jumper with 1:0 1 remaining after Hed o Turkoglu dribbled aroun d to lure away the defense. Al Horford put t he Hawks ahead for good on a jumper from his favori te spot the elbow of t he lane with 46.6 secon ds remaining. Turkoglu missed a toug h jumper from near the 3point line with Horford in his face, and Crawfo rd clinched it. The 10th-year guar d, appearing in the playof fs for only the second tim e, bounced down the cou rt tugging at his No. 11 je rsey. The Magic called a fru itless timeout and straggl ed to their bench, not belie ving what they had just see n. "I think there was an angel sitting next to hi m that kind of made it go in ," Howard said. The Hawks got off to a quick start, spurred on by a rare sellout crowd of 19,865 dressed mostly in white a "Dwight-out ," the team called it, hopin g to rattle the Atlanta nativ e. The Magic closed t he first quarter on a 10 -3 spurt, however, wi th Howard stuffing Horfo rd underneath the basket ju st before the buzzer to ho ld the score at 25-all. In the second period, t he Hawks appeared on t he verge of blowing it op en with an 11-1 run capped b y Kirk Hinrich's fadeaw ay jumper for a 47-33 lea d, their biggest of the game. Orlando stemmed t he tide a bit the rest of t he way, going to the lock er room down 51-42. The Magic still had n ot led all night until Quent in Richardson hit a 3-point er just over a minute into t he final quarter. The Hawks, who ma de only 5 of 20 shots in t he third, suddenly found the ir shooting touch and ripp ed off 10 straight points for a 79-71 lead midway throug h the fourth. But they couldn't p ut Orlando away un til Crawford's final shot. "I just tried to get to m y comfort zone, my swe et spot," he said. "I felt like I had a good look and it ha ppened to go down for us." Crawford's big 3 gives Hawks 2-1 lead over Magic If you get head-butted three times, you're going to have some reaction.'DWIGHTHOWARD Magic Center April 24 1901 Chicago defeated Cleveland 8-2 in the first American League game. Three other scheduled games were rained out. The game lasted 1 hour, 30 minutes in front of a reported crowd of 14,000 at the Chicago Cricket Club. 1911 Battle Creek of the South Michigan League turned two triple plays in the first two innings against Grand Rapids. 1917 George Mogridge of the New York Yankees pitched a no-hitter against the Red Sox in Boston, winning 2-1. 1931 Chicago's Rogers Hornsby hit three consecutive homers to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 106 at Forbes Field. 1947 Johnny Mize of the New York Giants hit three consecutive homers in a 14-5 loss in Boston. It was a major league-record fifth time in his career that Mize hit three home runs in one game. 1958 Lee Walls hit three homers and drove in eight runs as the Chicago Cubs routed the Los Angeles Dodgers 15-2 at the Coliseum. 1962 Sandy Koufax struck out 18 Chicago Cubs and pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 102 victory at Wrigley Field. 1965 Casey Stengel recorded his 3,000th victory as a manager as the Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 7-6. 1994 Julio Franco and Robin Ventura twice hit back-to-back homers in Chicago's 7-6 loss to Detroit. 1996 Greg Myers and Paul Molitor each had five RBIs as the Minnesota Twins set a team record for runs and routed the Detroit Tigers 24-11. It was the highest run total against the Tigers in 84 years, matching the mark set in a 24-2 loss to the Philadelphia Athletics on May 18, 1912. 1998 Moises Alou drove in five runs and Carl Everett homered from each side of the plate to lead Houston to an 8-4 win over Montreal. 2007 Oakland set a major league record in a 4-2 win over Baltimore, keeping the Orioles off the scoreboard in the first inning. It was the 20th straight game in which the A's did not allow a first-inning run, a record for the start of the season. Today's birthdays: Carlos Beltran 34; Chipper Jones 39; Omar Vizquel 44. Today in Baseball History

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Page 4BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com This summer the South Florida Community College volleyb all program has more camps to offer than ever before. Listed below you will see opportunities for sand and indoor c amps. If there is a camp date that you could attend but the age g roup is different than yours please call and special arrangem ents could be made. Individual private sessions for indoor and sand are availa ble year-round. Call/Email to schedule today! June 2011 Sand: 13th-16th (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 8:30-10:30 a .m. (Grades 9-12) $60 Indoor: 13th16th (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 11:30-1:30 p .m. (Grades 5-12) $60 Attend Both Sand and Indoor camps June 13-16th: $100 July 2011 Sand: 11th -14th (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 8:30 -10:30 a .m. (Grades 9-12) $60 Indoor: 11th-14th (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 11:30-1:30 p .m. (Grades 5-12) $60 Attend Both Sand and Indoor camps July 11-14: $100 July 2011 Indoor: 25th-28th (4 days) Monday-Thursday Morning Session (Grades 5-8) 9:30-11:30 a.m. $60 Afternoon Session (Grades 9-12) 2-4:30 p.m. $75 Contact Coach Crawford with any questions at kim.crawf ord@southflorida.edu cell: 863-835-2377, or Office: 8637 84-7037. Panther Volleyball Camps "We found him, but it was our third pitcher of the night and by then it was too late for this game." Looking ahead to Monday's match-up with Mulberry in the District 9-3A Tournament opener, Coomes had been confident after handling them pretty easily twice during the district schedule. "After Thursday, I'm not too confident about anything," he said with a laugh, before turning a bit more reflective. "It's just tough sometimes. With kids 15-18 years old going out there, there's so much going on in their lives and baseball is just a small part of things. "It's not the same as when we were young and couldn't wait to get out there," he continued. "But it's also tough at a small school like this where there isn't as much competition for each position. There's nobody to push someone who has the starting job, so sometimes there's le ss incentive." But even with the refle ctions of the challenges face d, Coomes knows what th is group is capable of, as ev idenced by a strong seaso n which featured a long-awa ited win over Sebring and a second-seed in the distri ct standings. "We'll be fine," he said. Monday's game against t he Panthers is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start at Charles R. He ad Field in Avon Park. Continued from 1B LP faces Panthers in tourney opener LAKE PLACID Green D ragon Basketball will be h olding its'annual summer c amp from June 13-17 at the L ake Placid High School G ymnasium for boys and g irls in grades 2-8. Camp will run each day f rom 8 a.m.-4 p.m., with the f inal day ending at Noon. Cost of the camp is $65 a nd all campers will receive a D ragon Basketball camp Tshirt. Campers can bring lunch or purchase lunch items at camp concessions each day. Drinks and other snacks will be available at a reasonable cost. Half-day options are also available. Call or text Linda Veley for details and other information at 441-0299, or email veley131@comcast.net. Dragon Summer Hoops Camp News-Sun photo courtesy of KIM GAUGER A long with Matt Grubb's diving play at third, the other half of the former M&M duo, Matt Randall, turned in this diving gem of his own at short Thursday night. t hen, I've been a little too a nxious and getting out on m y front foot too much." To have broken out of t he homerless streak at this t ime of the season could p rove to be very good timi ng for the senior catcher. But back to the game at h and, both teams dug in as s trong relief pitching and s olid defense from both s ides both limited scoring o pportunities and escaped s coring threats. Hoffner pitched through t he sixth, giving way to two s trong innings by Kyle C unningham who struck o ut three in his two innings o f work. Nate Greene then came o n in the eighth and carried the load through the 12th. And it was in the 12th when Sebring put two on with nobody out, but a double play and strike out allowed the Jaguars to get out of it and keep the marathon going. And then in the 14th, Port St. Lucie loaded the bases with one out off Westergom, on in relief since the 13th. The next batter was struck out, but an long at bat induced an unintentional walk to bring in the goahead run. The Blue Streaks would mount one final challenge as Westergom drew a twoout walk in the bottom of the inning. Matt Randall was then hit by a pitch and an error soon had the bags full and Baker stepping to the plate. But there would be no further heroics on the night as a hard-hit grounder was fielded cleanly at second for a 4-3 groundout to send the Jaguars back to the coast victorious. It is now onto the District Tournament, which Sebring will host at Firemen's Field beginning Monday with Osceola and Liberty squaring off at 7 p.m. The Streaks see their first action Tuesday against Haines City in the 7:30 p.m. contest following the Lake Wales, Ridge matchup at 4:30 p.m. Continued from 1B Sebring hosts Haines City Tuesday Special to the News-SunThe summer season for public swimming is just about upon us as the Sebring High School pool opens to the public Sunday, May 1. Pool hours for open swim will be 6-7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-3 p.m. Saturday's and Sunday's additional hours will be added once school is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer with big savings for frequent swimmers. Afamily pass can be bought for $50 for the first swimmer and $15 for each additional family member. Swimming lessons will also be available with four separate sessions throughout the summer for eight differents levels of instruction, ranging from Adult Beginner, Parent and Tot, Fundamentals, Introduction to Water Skills, Pre-School Aquatics, Fundamental Aquatic Skills, Stroke Development, Improvment and Refinement, Personal Water Safety and Diving Fundamentals and Fitness. Session I runs from June 13-24, session II from June 27-July 8, session III from July 11-22 and session IV from July 25-August 5. Registrations will be Wednesday, May 17 from 56:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2 8 from 9-10:30 a.m. an d Monday May 23 from 9 a.m .2 p.m. in the front office at Sebring High School. Water aerobics return as well, with certified instruct or Ricki Albritton Tuesday 's and Thursday's from 6:3 07:30 p.m. Cost is just $2 per wor kout, or just $1 if you have t he Summer Swim Pass. The first class is schedul ed for Thursday, May 5. For more informatio n, please call 471-5500, ex t. 229, and leave a message f or Ms. Pat. Sebring Summer Swim The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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Breakfasts and lunches being served in the Highlands County School District for the upcoming week of April 25-29 include: HIGH SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and Cheese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, pear fruit cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Chili, saltine crackers, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked french fries, corn cobbettes, tossed salad, Colby Jack cheese stick, cherry berry fruit bar, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Baked chicken, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's cheeseburger pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Barbecue sandwich, burger, cheeseburger, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, grilled chicken sandwich, Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked buffalo chips, mixed vegetables, carrots and dip, vanilla clodhoppers, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast burrito, salsa, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Tacos, salsa, taco toppers, yellow rice, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's cheeseburger pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, great northern beans, cheddar cheese stick, rosy applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast Maple waffle stick, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Asian chicken nuggets, salsa, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked french fries, corn, carrots and dip, tossed salad, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. ACADEMY SCHOOLS Monday Lunch Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, carrots and dip, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Lunch Meat sauce, spaghetti, green beans, garlic breadstick, fresh apple slices, vanilla clodhoppers, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Lunch Macaroni and cheese, dinner roll, broccoli, diced pears, cherry berry fruit bar, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Lunch Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, corn, fruit cocktail cup, very berry juice bar, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Lunch Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, Mama Sofia's pepperoni pizza, fresh apple slices, peach cup, chocolate chip cookie, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. MIDDLE SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and Cheese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadsticks, pear fruit cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Sausage biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Chili, saltine crackers, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich meal, chef salad meal, corn cobbettes, tossed salad, Colby Jack cheese stick, cherry berry fruit bar, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Baked chicken, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Breakfast pizza, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Barbecue sandwich, burger, cheeseburger, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, grilled chicken sandwich, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked buffalo chips, mixed vegetables, carrots and dip, vanilla clodhoppers, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast burrito, salsa, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Tacos, salsa, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, great northern beans, cheddar cheese stick, rosy applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast Maple waffle stick, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Sausage biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Mama Sofia's cheeseburger pizza, Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, burger, cheeseburger, chicken tenders, salsa, dinner roll, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, chef salad meal, PBJ sandwich meal, corn, carrots and dip, tossed salad, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and Cheese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, pear fruit cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Maple waffle stick, string cheese, orange juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, turkey chef salad, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, egg noodles, carrots and dip, strawberry cup, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, gravy, green beans, apple crisp, very berry juice bar, apple juice, grape juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast Breakfast burrito, salsa, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Chicken biscuit, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, hard cooked egg, giant graham, apple juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, broccoli, diced pears, cherry berry juice bar, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Hard cooked egg, giant graham, apple juice, chocolate milk, chicken biscuit, strawberry cup, chocolate milk. Lunch Macaroni and cheese, dinner roll, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, broccoli, diced pears, cherry berry fruit bar, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Sausage biscuit, apricot cup, chocolate milk, Ultimate Breakfast Round, apple juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, ham chef salad, corn, great northern beans, fruit cocktail cup, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast Maple waffle stick, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Ultimate Breakfast Round, apple juice, chocolate milk, sausage biscuit, apricot cup, chocolate milk. Lunch Mama Sofia's pepperoni pizza, Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, salsa, carrots and dip, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, fresh apple slices, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. KINDERGARTEN LEARNINGCENTER Monday Lunch Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, carrots and dip, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, green beans, vanilla clodhoppers, cut fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Lunch Macaroni and cheese, dinner roll, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, broccoli, diced pears, cherry berry fruit bar, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Lunch Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, great northern beans, fruit cocktail cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Lunch Mama Sofia's cheese pizza, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, carrots and dip, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 5B SCHOOLMENUS

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Page 6BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com Courtesy photo Cassandra Matthews, Sam McGee, and Juan Briseno of CJ's placed first with their iChair. The chair was designed to provide comfort to video gamers. ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Students in S outh Florida Community C ollege's Drafting and T echnical Drawing class part icipated in the annual C ardboard Chair competition o n April 21. This year's winning team, C J's, with students Cassandra M atthews, Sam McGee and J uan Briseno, created an i Chair to be used while playi ng video games. "We originally had a s lightly different prototype in m ind but found it didn't work a s we wanted during cons truction, so we had to make s ome modifications," said d rafting student Matthews. It was a learning experie nce." The other participating t eams were Daedalus with s tudents Joshua Andrews, C hristopher Maquivar, and S aul Cintron; and The CADS w ith students Curtis Jones, Amanda Cutler, Stanley Grech, and Devonte Davis. "The project gives students first-hand experience of how the design process works," said Tanna Markel, professor, drafting/design. "We use cardboard because it provides a cheap and fun way for students to work on their skills." Each chair was required to meet certain specification. The chairs had to be constructed only out of cardboard, had to be lightweight and easy to move, had to hold at least 200 pounds, and could not cost more than $30 to make. The chairs were judged by SFCC art instructors Cathy Futral and Mollie Doctrow, Technical/ Industrial Education chair Tom Bush, Counseling Department chair Judy Zemko, and student judge Cole Day. Drafting students compete in Cardboard Chair competition Special to the News-SunSEBRING As if Keys cuisine, live music, mojitos and margaritas aren't enough to bring out your inner Jimmy Buffett, there will be fabulous island trips, works of art, dinners and much more auctioned by local celebrities, bachelors and bachelorettes at the Art on the Waterfront spring fundraiser to benefit the Highlands Art League. The event is planned for 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Village Beach (adjacent to the Civic Center) on Lake Jackson. You can come by car, bike, boat or sandal to support the programs of the Art League, the Artists' Village and the Highlands Museum of the Arts. Emcees Don Elwell and Martile Blackman will be auctioning three island vacation trips, and a Flori da Keys fishing trip, as well as local airboat tours, hors eback and buggy rides. Loc al artists Janet King and Ali ce Hansen will each paint an original watercolor durin g the event for auction, an d local magazine and rad io advertising packages are u p for grabs. Tickets for the event a re $35 in advance and $45 at the door. Afull Keys cu isine buffet and live mus ic are included. The cash b ar will feature island them ed cocktails as well as wi ne and beer. The Village Beach is behind the Artists'Villag e. Tickets are available at t he Yellow House Gallery & Gift Shop, and t he Highlands Museum of t he Arts, or by phoning 38 56682. Sunset event on Lake Jackson to benefit HAL Courtesy photo Curtis Jones, Amanda Cutler, Stanley Grech, and Devonte Davis of The CADS team built a Panther Pride chair. We w anted to show school spirit and thought our design would w ork well in a college setting,' Cutler said. Courtesy photo Joshua Andrews, Christopher Maquivar, and Saul Cintron of team Daedalus built a throne using cardboard tubes, a pillow, and contact paper. Special to the News-SunSEBRING Duffer's Sports Grille is looking for the best female and male karaoke singers to compete April 29 and 30 in a free Karaoke Kontest. The best female and the best male can each win $100. Auditions will be from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday at Duffer's. Registration is from 9-10 p.m. Each contestant will sing one song. Professionals who receive pay for singing are not eligible. Contestants must be 21 years old or older to enter. Billy "Griff" Griffis wi th Southern Style Karao ke will be the host for bo th nights. Judges from J & B Karaoke and Heartlan d Karaoke will select the to p 10 men and women to advance to the finals nig ht on Saturday. During the finals, ea ch contestant will get o ne song. Check in will be fro m 9-9:30 p.m. to select musi c. Each audience member w ill receive one vote to cast f or their favorite performe r. Winners will be announc ed that night. Duffer's is at 6940 U.S. 27 Nort h, Sebring. Call 382-6339. Duffer's sponsors Karaoke Kontest

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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida Community College's Museum of Florida Art and Culture revealed the winners of the Student Juried Art Exhibition during a reception on April 21. Winning artists were: Outstanding Painting "Self Portrait" by Allen McPherson; Outstanding Illustration "Self Portrait" by Chieu "Kelly" Nguyen; Outstanding Graphic Design "Wayside Shrine Trail Signs" by Mollie Ruble; Outstanding Drawing "Self Portrait" by Ivan Delgado and "Charcoal Still Life" by Alexandria Zachary; Outstanding Computer Graphics "Becky" by Shawn Martinez. "This is the first time my work has been exhibited in a gallery or museum, so it's very exciting," Nguyen said. "I also have a strange sense of pride because I'm an international student, and it was nice to be recognized away from home." "We held student exhibitions before, but this was the first time they have been responsible for not only creating the work, but for framing, matting and hanging their work as well," said SFCC MOFAC curator Mollie Doctrow said. "It allowed them to experience what it's really like to be an exhibited artist." The exhibition was curated by Doctrow and art instructor Cathy Futral and judged by local artist Joey Sacco. "I chose pieces that I felt had visual impact and something to say," Sacco said. The exhibition will be on view in the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts Lobby Gallery and SFCC MOFAC through May 6. SFCC MOFAC is open to the publ ic from 12:30-4:30 p.m Wednesday through Friday. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 7B Courtesy pho to Ivan Delgado received Outstanding Drawing for his charcoal self-portrait. Courtesy pho to Mollie Ruble received Outstanding Graphic Design for her Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail signs. With Mollie is judge Joey Sacco. Courtesy photo Joey Sacco (right) chose Chieu Nguyen's self-portrait for Outstanding Illustration during the Student Juried Art Exhibition at SFCC MOFAC. ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT SFCC Student Art Exhibition winners announced Insects spark great d rama in the world of art a nd antiques. Since ancient times, b ugs have had their rightf ul place in art and decorat ive objects. For instance, in ancient E gypt, bugs were revered i n Egyptian culture and r eligion. The Egyptians believed t hat a divine scarab beetle a ctually pushed the rising s un above the horizon e very morning at sunrise. The scarab was responsib le for the daily sunrise a nd thus associated with t he process of regeneration, t oo. With its close associat ion to the sun's powers, s carabs were used as prot ective amulets and worn a s jewelry. In addition, inscriptions w ere engraved onto the u ndersides of the scarab b eetles and used as seals. A ncient scarabsScarabs appear as carvi ngs on furniture, subjects o f paintings, details on l amps and in jewelry d esigns, etc. Of course, possibly the m ost famous scarab jewelr y was fashioned by Cartier a nd worn by Elizabeth T aylor, who played the y oung Egyptian queen, C leopatra in the 1963 film o f the same name. ACartier scarab brooch, c irca 1924 made of gold, p latinum, blue Egyptian f aience (used in Egyptian j ewelry beginning about 5 ,500 years ago), round cut d iamonds, emerald caboc hons, smoky quartz, and b lack enamel was featured i n the exhibit "Cartier and A merica" and valued in the h igh six figure range. In 2009, a Cartier scarab b elt buckle with a cobalt b lue scarab with turquoise f aience wings studded with c abochon sapphires and d iamonds set in platinum m easuring 5 inches long s old for an astonishing $ 302,500.Creepy crawly Fine artists, artisans, and d esigners throughout the h istory of art and antiques d id not overlook creatures o f the insect world in their c ompositions and construct ions. For instance, insects w ere the subject for such p ieces of art and antiques a s Italian side tables, French sculpture, and Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass lamps. For example, a Tiffany Studios dragonfly table lamp with matching base from circa 1905 sold recently for $266,500. Some of the most commonly seen insects on the antiques scene are bees, butterflies, and dragonflies. Bees, butterflies, and dragonflies all refer to the interest in immortality, rebirth, and the power of the supernatural. In the 19th and 20th centuries, they were common elements in the objects of the art world. As for my aforementioned spider, many costume and fine art jewelry designers worked with the form of the creepy crawly spider in their designs. Apair of earrings in the shape of a spider (it makes my skin crawl just thinking about it) of 18 karat yellow gold with a coral body and emerald melee eyes sold for nearly $500. Also, the pottery firm of Van Briggle attracted collectors with an apple green spider vase dated 1902 measuring 5 inches tall with a large spider embossed on the front. The firm's antique spider vase cost $2,185. Personally, I'd still select one of Van Briggle's other designs that do not feature spiders. When it comes to art and antique design, forget about the can of Raid as bugs of all types are in style and in high demand. As seen on NBC's The Tonight Show, Comedy Central's The Daily Show, and Lifetime Television, celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, author, and award-winning TV personality, Dr. Lori presents antique appraisal events to audiences nationwide. For information about the value of your objects, visit DrLoriV.com, Facebook.com/DoctorLori, or call (888) 431-1010. Big values for antiques featuring bugs Art & Antiques Dr. Lori The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Did YouKNOW?70 DOES NOT ALWAYSMEAN 70Remember that speed limits show the fastest speed you may drive under good conditions. You are responsible for adjusting your driving speed to the road conditions. For example, if the weather is bad or there is a lot of traffic, you must drive more slowly than the posted speed. The safe speed is the one that allows you to have complete control of your vehicle. Florida StandardŽ Speed Limits Municipal Speed Areas. . . .30 Business or Residential Areas. . .30 Rural Interstate Limited. . . .70 Limited Access Highways .......70 All Other Roads and Highways. . .55* School Zone. . . . . . .20 *The 55 MPH maximum speed limit is still in effect in Florida except where otherwise posted. Speed limits are 70 MPH on some rural interstate highways. Speed limits may be changed on other multi-lane highways. Drivers should not assume because the area appears to be rural, the limit is 70 MPH. Observe and obey the posted speed signs as there may be frequent changes from area to area along the selected roads and highways.SPEEDLIMITS

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Page 8BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 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, 4 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 Saturday 3-3:45 p.m. or 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 "America's story has been m arked by the service of volu nteers. Generations of selfl ess individuals from all w alks of life have served e ach other and our Nation, e ach person dedicated to m aking tomorrow better than t oday. They exemplify the q uintessential American idea t hat we can change things, m ake things better, and solve p roblems when we work t ogether. Today, as many A mericans face hardship, we n eed volunteers more than e ver. Service opportunities t ap the energy and ingenuity o f our greatest resource t he American people to i mprove our neighborhoods a nd our world." Barack Obama, President On April 7, our President s poke these words about A merica's volunteers in a P residential Proclamation. O ver 60 million people volu nteered last year and the w eek of April 10-16 was put a side to recognize them and t o encourage everyone to s erve their communities in s ome way. National Volunteer Week g ot its start in 1974 by E xecutive Order as an annual o bservance by President R ichard Nixon. It has grown by leaps and bounds since that fateful day. Statistics show that more than 23 million people volunteered in 2008 than in 1989. The younger generation's volunteer rate has risen about 60 percent from 1989 to 2008. Baby Boomers are 40 percent more likely to volunteer than the same age groups were in 1989. Working with kids and educational organizations has shown a rise in volunteerism by approximately 75 percent. Right here in our beautiful county we have many men and women who give their time and efforts generously without any thought of compensation. In fact, Earth Team volunteers gave out free low flow showerheads at the Agriculture Center on April 21 to all who brought in their old ones. Our "April Showers" event was to celebrate Earth Day by conserving water and to showcase our volunteers in this worthy project. Weeks before, they got together and packaged the showerheads to include literature for each device. Our Earth Team volunteers include Carol Orth, Eric Maron, Carl and Anna Fette, Ed Cunningham, Gerald and Pat Hibbs, Danny Wilson and Gale Martin. They have provided countless hours of assistance to our organization and no amount of thanks is adequate for their hard work. These unselfish folks have always been important, but now more than ever we rely on them heavily. With constant budget cuts and less staffing in the workplace, the importance of these people has become more obvious than ever. Earth Team is the voluntary arm of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the federal partners in our office. Our team is invaluable to us. Their purpose is to expand the services that we offer by donating their time, talent and energy to meet the agency's needs. Our community and everyone in it depend on healthy natural resources. Volunteers are a wonderful way to accomplish tasks and goals that would otherwise be difficult because of time and staff restraints. Each time the NRCS, Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District (HSWCD) and the Natural Resources Department have planned a project or special event, our volunteers have helped out. They have come up with great ideas to improve many of our events and are always available with their vast knowledge and know-how. They have done everything from man booths at our special events to build home composters for our workshops. They are wonderful and patient with children and many of this county's youth have benefited from their assistance. In addition to the Earth Team folks, LakeWatch is an organization that collects data for the University of Florida IFAS, on our local lakes. This information is vital to the future health of the lakes in this county. The Master Gardeners that work out of the Highlands County Extension office put in countless hours helping citizens with their soil needs, identification of plants and any number of issues that arise on a daily basis. They also man HSWCD Mobile Irrigation Lab. If not for these volunteers, this service would not be offered to our citizens and hundreds of thousands of gallons of water would be wasted. The supervisors who serve on the HSWCD are elected officials, but they receive no compensation for their efforts. They volunteer their time in an effort to con serve the natural resources o f this county. Since the early days of th is great country, volunteerism has been a tradition that has contributed greatly to communities and organizations. Today, times are tough and it is easy to get discouraged. The economy is a mess and money is tight with most folks. But take a moment to look around you and see all the people that strive to mak e the world a better place. Tak e a moment to thank these folks when you see them ou t in the community. My guess is that you can find a volunteer just about any day you venture out. After all, where would ou r country be without these ov er 60 million people who don' t ask for anything in return? Let's make sure to celebrate National Volunteer Week every day. Once again we express our gratitude to our wonderful volunteers! W e couldn't do it without you. Corine Burgess is the Natural Resources Specialist for the Highlands County Natural Resources Department assisting the Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District (www.highlandsswcd.org). National Volunteer Week: Let's celebrate all year long Courtesy photo Earth Team volunteers (from left) Eric Maron, Ed Cunningham, Anna Fette, Gale Martin, Carol Orth and Carl Fette package low-flow showerheads that they gave out on April 21 during the April Showers Earth Day event. News From The Watershed Corine Burgess

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 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, 9:30 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. 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. 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Special to the News-SunLAKELAND Mark A. S essums of Sessums Law G roup has been named to the S uper Lawyers List for the s ixth consecutive year. S essums has 22 years of trial l awyers experience and is B oard Certified in Civil Law a s well as Marital and Family L aw. The Super Lawyers rati ng system service began in F lorida in 2006. The service is an indep endent assessment and lists o utstanding attorneys in m ore than 70 practice areas w ho have attained a high l evel of peer recognition and p rofessional achievement. T he listing can be used as a r esource for attorneys and c onsumers in the search for l egal counsel. Sessums Law Group is a c ivil law firm practicing in t he following areas: A utomobile Accident Law; P ersonal Injury and Wrongful D eath; Professional M alpractice; General Civil L aw; Marital and Family Law; Business and Banking Law; Appellate Law and Representation of Professional Athletes. Mark A. Sessums is the principal partner and is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in General Civil Law and Marital and Family Law. Steven Sessums is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Marital and Family Law and Brian Monk, a former prosecutor, and Lacy Littlejohn are associates of the firm. The firm has 75 years of legal experience and is an AV rated firm, the highest rating from Martindale Hubbell. Mark A. Sessums, also AV rated, has been named a Super Lawyer for every year since its inception in 2006 and has a 10.0 out of 10.0 rating from AVVO.com. Page 10BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com BUSINESS One of the most valuable f inancial lessons you can s hare with your kids before t hey leave the nest is to e xplain what interest rates a re and how they work. The i mportant financial transact ions they'll conduct as a dults will likely be affected i n some way by interest r ates, whether as a lender or a borrower. Here's some background i nformation to help guide t hose conversations: Interest rates for l enders. Anyone who has a s avings account or owns g overnment or business b onds is, in effect, lending m oney to those institutions a nd earning interest on the l oan. Unless you buy taxf ree municipal bonds, howe ver, this interest income is p robably taxable, so shop a round for favorable rates to m aximize your earnings and h elp offset inflation. C ompare bank CD, savings a nd checking account intere st rates at w ww.bankrate.com; to find c redit unions for which y ou're eligible, visit w ww.creditunion.coop. Interest rates for borr owers. Interest rates have e ven more impact on you as a borrower, especially for l arge purchases. For examp le: Most mortgages are for 1 5 to 30 years, so reducing t he interest rate by a point or t wo could save tens or hund reds of thousands of dollars o ver the life of the loan. And c redit card rates may vary by 1 0 points or more, dependi ng on your credit rating. Most borrower interest rates are expressed in terms of annual percentage rate (APR). With credit cards, the issuer may charge a fixed APR, or change it as bank interest rates vary ("variable rate"). Each billing period, the company charges a fraction of the annual rate, called the "periodic rate," on outstanding balances. With mortgages, the APR also factors in points, origination fees, mortgage insurance premiums and other fees. Interest rates may also depend on: Whether the loan is "secured" (secured by collateral such as a house or car) or "unsecured" (not tied to collateral like credit cards so the lender relies on your promise to pay it back). Because they're riskier for the lender, unsecured loans typically have higher interest rates. Credit score people with higher credit scores are deemed less risky and therefore get much more favorable rates. Term length long-term loan rates are usually higher than short-term rates, because the longer the loan, the greater the risk to the lender that you might default. Fixed vs. adjustable. Home mortgage interest rates are either fixed for the life of the loan, or adjustable at predetermined intervals for part or all of the loan period. They're usually tied to an index such as the 10-Year Treasury Note. When rate indexes are relatively high, many opt for an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM), which typically has a lower beginning rate and is therefore more affordable initially. However, when rates climb due to inflation or other factors, monthly ARM payments can rise sharply, which is why many people prefer the more dependable fixed rate. Bottom line: Many factors in setting interest rates are beyond our individual control; however, teach your kids that they can control their own credit score, which can have a tremendous impact good or bad on interest rates. Many good resources teach how to protect or repair your credit score, including MyFICO.com's Credit Education Center (www.myfico.com/CreditEdu cation) and What's My Score (www.whatsmyscore.org), a financial literacy program run by, Visa Inc. Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs. www.practicalmoneyskills.com Teach your kids about interest rates Personal Finance Jason Alderman Metro Services Special to the News-Sun SEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host its next "What's Up Downtown" meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Highlands Little Theater. Agenda items include merchant store hours of operation; the addition of more themed, annual events; and updates on the CRA's programs and marketing initi atives. "We encourage anyo ne who has an interest in Downtown Sebring to attend these informati ve meetings," said Pe te Pollard, CRAexecuti ve director. "If you have an idea f or Downtown Sebring, w e want to hear it." Sebring's What's Up Downtown?' meets Tuesday Special to the News-SunSEBRING On May 3, Dr. Mark Clark will present "Conventional and Emerging Wetland Treatment Systems to Address Phosphorus Loads in the Environment," at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agriculture Center at 4 p.m. Clark is an associate professor at the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He also serves as the Wetlands and Water Quality Extension Specialist at UF's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. He has a Master of Science in Wetlands Ecology from the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences and has a Doctorate in Wetlan d Biogeochemistry from t he Soil and Water Scien ce Department both at t he University of Florida. Clark has expertise in wetland ecology, wat er quality and watersh ed processes. His resear ch interests include wetlan d nutrient assimilation an d storage processes, veget ative succession dynamic s, wetland macrophyte ec ophysiology, and ecologic al engineering design usin g natural and integrat ed processes to improve wat er quality and enhance ecolo gical function of alter ed landscapes. All are invited to atten d this presentation. Clark to speak about wetlands treatment at Ag Center May 3 The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Sessums named to Super Lawyers List for sixth consecutive year

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T he Community Calendar prov ides a brief listing of local c lubs and organizations who m eet on a regular basis. It is t he responsibility of the group t o update the News-Sunon a ny changes in this listing by c alling 385-6155, ext. 516; s end any changes by e-mail to e ditor@newssun.com;or mail t hem to News-SunCommunity C alendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, S ebring, FL33870. S UNDAY American Legion Post 25 L ake Placid has lounge hours f rom 1-9 p.m. Live music is f rom 5-8 p.m. For details, call 4 65-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4-6 p .m. Members and guests o nly. Post is at 528 N. Pine S t., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Inerstate chapter of A .B.A.T.E. meets the last S unday of every month at The B lue Crab, 825 Ridgewood D r., Sebring at 11 a.m. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2 661 lounge is open from 1-7 p .m. Card games start at 1:30 p .m. The lodge is open to m embers and their guests. For d etails, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has k araoke in the pavilion. H orseshoes played at 9:30 a .m. Food available at 4 p.m. O pen to members and qualif ied guests only. Loyal Order of Moose H ighlands County Lodge No. 2 494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon P ark. Cards start at 4 p.m. M usic outside Tiki Hut at 3 p .m. Lodge phone number 4 52-0579. Overeaters Anonymous, m eets from 4-5 p.m. in second f loor conference roomNo. 3 at F lorida Hospital Heartland M edical Center, 4200 Sun N L ake Blvd., Sebring. For d etails, call 382-7731. No d ues, fees or weigh-ins. For d etails on the organization, go t o www.oa.org. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 s erves lunch at 2 p.m. at the c lub, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. F or details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2 259 offers NASCAR racing in t he pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar o pen and kitchen open from 25 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 9 8, Sebring. For details, call 6 55-3920. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 3880 serves hamburgers f rom 4-5:30 p.m. and plays p oker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1 224 County Road 621 East, L ake Placid. For details, call 6 99-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 4300 Karaoke is from 5-8 p .m. at the post, 2011 SE L akeview Drive, Sebring. For d etails, call 385-8902. MONDAY Al-Anon LET IT BEGIN W ITH ME family group meets a t 10:30 a.m. every Monday at t he Heartland Christian Church o n Alt. 27 in Sebring. The c hurch is behind Southgate S hopping Center where Publix i s. F or more information call 3855 714. Alcoholics Anonymous m eeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal C hurch, Lakeshore Drive, S ebring. For more details, call 3 85-8807. Alcoholics Anonymous O ne Day At ATime group m eets for a closed discussion a t 9:30 a.m. Monday and F riday at Covenant P resbyterian Church, 4500 S un N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. F or details, call 314-0891. Alcoholics Anonymous m eeting, 6:30 p.m. at R osewood Center, 517 U.S. 2 7 South, Lake Placid. Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at S t. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. F or details, call 202-0647. American Legion Placid P ost 25Lake Placid has shuff leboard at 1 p.m. Lounge h ours are 12-9 p.m. For d etails, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen noon to 8 p.m. Happy h our from 4-6 p.m. Call 4711 448. AmVets Post 21 plays darts a t 7:30 p.m. for members and g uests. For details, call 3850 234. Avon Park Lakes A ssociation has shuffleboard a t 1 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. T he clubhouse is at 2714 N autilus Drive in Avon Park. Boy Scout Troop 482 meets 7 p.m., 34 Central Ave., Lake Placid. 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. Diabetes Support Group meets the second and fourth Monday from 1-2:30 p.m. in Florida Hospital Conference Room 3 in Sebring. Call 4020177 for guest speaker list. Dual Diagnosed (Addiction and Mental Health) Support Group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the fourth Monday at 4023 Sun 'N Lake Blvd., Sebring. Call 386-5687. Florida Association Home and Community Education meets from 9-11 a.m. weekly on Mondays at The AgriCenter. The group of sewers and crafters make items for residents of adult congregate living facilities. Call Penny Bucher at 385-0949. Garden Club of Sebring meets noon, fourth Monday, Sebring Civic Center. Grand Prix Cloggers EZ Intermediate and Intermediate Clogging class are held at 9 a.m. every Monday at Reflections on Silver Lake, Avon Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club meets the second and fourth Monday at the Sebring Country Estates Civic Association clubhouse, 3240 Grand Prix Drive (down the street from Wal-Mart). Dancing will be held every month until April 2008. Classes are being started now in the Sebring and Lake Placid area. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or visit the Web site at www.samdun.net.Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. is offering pony rides every Monday and Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m., weather permitting. $5 donation per child. Call 4520006 for more information. All proceeds raised support our free equine assisted riding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September.Heartland Pops rehearses at 7 p.m. Mondays at Avon Park High School Band Room, 700 E. Main St., under the direction of Anthony Jones. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 314-8877. Highlands County Concert Band rehearses 7-9 p.m. every Monday at Sebring High School band room. All musicians are welcome. Vic Anderson, musical director. Call Bill Varner at 386-0855. Highlands County Democratic Executive Committee meets 7 p.m. fourth Monday in the Democratic Party Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway, Sebring. For details, call 699-6052. Highlands County Sewing Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center in the 4-H laboratory, Sebring. For details, call 402-6540. Highlands Sertoma Club meets noon, Takis Family Restaurant, Sebring. Highlands County Senior Squadron, Civil Air Patrol the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary meets the second and fourth Monday nights at the Sebring Airport Terminal Building. All are welcome. For further information, call 471-1433 between 4 and 7 p.m. Lake Placid American Legion Post 25 meets 8 p.m., Legion hall. Lake Placid Art League will have classes in Drawing and Painting, conducted by Anne Watson, from from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. From 1-4 p.m., Mary Gebhart will teach Fabric Painting at the center. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Ladies crafts at 2 p.m. Sign up for darts is at 6:30 p.m.Music from 5-8 p.m. It is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at 2 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Lodge closes at 6 p.m. Let It Begin With Me Alanon Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Monday at Heartland Christian Church, 2705 Alt. 27 South, Sebring. For details about Alanon, a self-help group for families and friends of alcoholics, call 385-5714. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 8 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. National Association for the Advancement of the Colored People, Highlands County Branch meets 7:30 p.m., 401 Tulane, Avon Park. Orchid Society of Highlands County meets 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring. Call Ed Fabik at 465-2830 for details. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 12-4:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday in Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. No meetings from end of May to October. For details, call 465-4888. Rotary Club of Highlands County meets at 6:15 p.m. at Beef O Brady's, Sebring. Sebring AARP meets 1:30 p.m., The Palms, Pine Street, Sebring. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Mondays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 has pizza and darts at 7:30 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 has the lounge open from 12-7 p.m. For more details, call 471-3557. Sebring Historical Society open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Located in back side of Sebring Public Library building on Lake Jackson. For information, call 471-2522. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 plays Texas Hold em at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing. For details, call 6553920. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL632, Sebring meets at 3:30 p.m. at the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, Sebring. For details, call Judy O'Boyle at 260-0831. Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 4300 meets 2 p.m. fourth Monday, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Volunteers of America of Florida is a nonprofit organization in Sebring that specializes in assisting person's with mental illness. We are pleased to announce our Drop in Center is open to individuals with a mental illness 6 days a week from 11am to 3 pm. The center offers a welcoming environment where individuals are accepted and feel comfortable. For more information please contact Wendy at 863382-2022.TUESDAY Al-Anon Family Groups meet for discussion and Twelve Step study at noon, Union Congregational Church, 105 N. Forest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. 8 & 40 Salon 687 Call Betty Darmer, 465-2272, for details. Alzheimer's/Dementia Seminar held at 11 a.m. every fourth Tuesday at Southern Lifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid. Also sponsored by Nurse on Call. Covers common signs of dementia, coping and care giving tips, disease management, organizations, etc. Call 465-0568. American Legion Placid Post 25Lake Placid has shuffleboard and euchre, both at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details, call 4657940. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Audubon Chapter meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Lodge, downtown Lake Placid on the corner of Main and Park. Bring a covered dish to share, utensils and plates, at 6:30 p.m. or come at 7:30 p.m. for presentations by guest speaker. The public is invited. Avon Park Boy Scout Troop 156 meets from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202 Robert Britt St., AvonPark. Boys ages 11-17 are eligible to join. For details, call 452-2385. AvonPark Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Beta Sigma Phi, Xi Nu Sigma Chapter of Avon Park, meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month in the members home. Call president Mary Joinerr at 382-4488 or vice president Linda Webster at 385-1124. Busy Bee Craft Club meets 9-11 a.m., Fairway Pines, Sun N Lakes Boulevard, Sebring. Everyone is welcome. For more details, call 382-8431. Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at "The Rock," Union Congregational Church, 28 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park. Abarbecue meal is served at 6 p.m. for a donation. At 6:45 p.m., members meet. At 7:30 p.m., the group breaks up into small groups for men and women. The program is designed for drug and alcohol addiction, divorce, death or illness grief, low or lost selfesteem or identity due to dysfunctional relationships, depression/anxiety, or any other need for healing. For details, contact Celebrate Recovery coordinator Pam Sim by calling 453-3345, ext. 106. The Computer Club at Buttonwood Bay meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month November through March. We invite anyone interested in expanding their computer knowledge to attend the Buttonwood Bay Bytes Computer Club meeting. Fletcher Music Club meets every Thursday and Tuesday at Fletcher Music Center in Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. For more details, call 385-3288. Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus meets from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Sebring High School Music Room, Sebring. All men who enjoy singing are invited. Reading music is not required Call 471-2294 or 386-5098. Heartland Symphony Orchestra rehearsals from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Green Room in the South Florida Community College auditorium building. Bring music and instruments. New members welcome. Call conductor Bryan Johnson at 800 949-7248, ext. 7231. Highlands County Community Orchestra rehearses each Tuesday in th e Green Room of the South Florida Community College Performing Arts Theater, 5:30 7:30 p.m. Entrance is at the rear of the building. String players especially needed. Strings call Eugene Longo at 699-1975; winds call Kim Houser at 453-6049 for more information. Highlands County Quilt Guild meets first and third Tuesday, St. Agnes Episcopa l Church, Sebring. Call Lynn Ullinn for meeting times at 314-0557 or e-mail luckyduck@mymailstation.com. Highlands Tea Party has an educational and informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Quality Inn, 6525 U.S. 27 in Sebring. Call 699-0743. Hope Hospice grief suppo rt group meets at 11 a.m. at 319 W. Center Ave., Sebring; and 4:30 p.m. at Southern Lifesty le ALF, across U.S. 27 from Florida Hospital Lake Placid. Call 382-0312. Knights of Columbus Council 5441 meets 8 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday at Knights of www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 11B COMMUNITYCALENDAR Continued on page 12B

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The Associated PressThere are times you s hould just keep on ignoring t he elephant in the room, and t his is one. Reese Witherspoon and R obert Pattinson's adaptat ion of Sara Gruen's bests elling novel about romance a nd intrigue in a Depressione ra circus plods along at a p achyderm's pace. Witherspoon and Pattinson a re a three-ring snooze-fest t ogether, bringing little pass ion to a love story suppose dly so fiery, it blows the r oof off the big top. Pattinson's a destitute exv eterinary student who falls i n with circus folks, where h e and the show's star ( Witherspoon) fall in love w hile making friends with an e lephant. The movie's star attraction i s Christoph Waltz, who won a n Academy Award as a g leefully psychotic Nazi in Inglourious Basterds" and h ere delivers another wicked p erformance as W itherspoon's hubby, the c ruel, jealous circus ringl eader. Waltz commands every m oment that he's on screen, h ighlighting how dull fellow O scar-winner Witherspoon a nd "Twilight" heartthrob P attinson are. Director F rancis Lawrence ( "Constantine," "I Am L egend") throttles down f rom action flicks and sputt ers through this treacly love t riangle (or love quadrangle, i f you throw in the elep hant). Rated PG-13 for moments o f intense violence and sexua l content. 121 minutes. Two s tars out of four. David Germain, AP M ovie Writer A frican CatsThe first two document aries from Disney's D isneynature label 2009's Earth" and last year's Oceans" were a stunning c ombination of vast, sprawli ng images and intimate, d etailed moments. They provided high tens ion but also tugged at your h eart and offered some l aughs in between. This late st film in the series, which i s opening on Earth Day like i ts predecessors, has all the i mpressive visuals but far l ess story. Shot over more than two y ears in the Masai Mara N ational Reserve in Kenya b y directors Keith Scholey a nd Alastair Fothergill, the f ilm bills itself as a real-life v ersion of "The Lion King." N o one bursts into song here b ut Samuel L. Jackson, as the narrator, does talk. Alot. And that's the movie's major weakness. The images and the animals'dramatic interactions should speak for themselves. Jackson's narration is constant and overwhelming. It spells out instincts that should be obvious and assigns human characteristics in a way that's obnoxious. The film follows two families living on either side of a river. One is a pride of lions ruled by the fearsome Fang. On the other side of the river from the lions is a cheetah named Sita with her five impossibly adorable and cuddly newborn cubs. Rated G. 89 minutes. Two stars out of four. Christy Lemire, AP Movie CriticMeek's CutoffThe journey is always the destination in road-trip movies. Director Kelly Reichardt takes that idea to an intriguing extreme: Her characters may not even wind up anywhere, but because of her naturalistic approach and deliberate pacing, we're surprised to find we've experienced more than we could have imagined. This is true of her last two features, "Old Joy" and "Wendy and Lucy," but especially of her latest and most powerful film yet, this stripped-down Western. Reichardt trusts her audience, encourages her viewers to feel comfortable in the stillness and the quiet, and to draw their own conclusions from an ending that's as profound as it is enigmatic. Working with her frequent collaborator, writer Jon Raymond, Reichardt follows three families who are following a guide along the Oregon Trail in 1845. Mr. Meek, played by a charismatic and unrecognizable Bruce Greenwood, talks a big game. But it becomes increasingly clear that they're lost and the families become increasingly frustrated. The tension quietly percolates, and "Wendy and Lucy" star Michelle Williams, as one of the wives, Emily Tetherow, is the least capable of hiding her annoyance. The excellent cast includes Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan and Will Patton. Rated PG for some mild violent content, brief language and smoking. 104 minutes. Three and a half stars out of four. Christy Lemire, AP Movie Critic Columbus Hall, 900 U.S. 27 N., Sebring. For details, call 385-0987. Lake Placid Art League has classes in Parchment Embossing from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd., taught by Maria Lorant. For information, call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Happy hour is from 2-5 p.m. Card games at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Grief Support (Hope Hospice) meets at 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Southern Lifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, with Charlie Stroup. Refreshments served. Door prize given. Call 465-0568. Lake Placid Jaycees meets 7:30 p.m., Jaxson's. Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call Joe Collins, 655-5545, for details. LAKEPLACIDLIONSClub meets at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. for dinner)the second Tuesday each month at Herons Garden, 501 US 27 North, Lake Placid. Call Jeanne at 699-0743. Lake Placid Women of the Moose has a business meeting at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday at the lodge. Lorida Community Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lorida Community Center to plan events. Masonic Lodge meets 8 p.m., 106 N. Main St., Lake Placid. Nar-Anon Support Group for family members or friends of someone with a drug problem or addiction. Nar-Anon helps attain serenity and a more normal life for those affected by the addictions of loved ones, regardless of whether or not he/she has stopped using. 6 p.m. every Tuesday at First Baptist Chuch of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 9-10 a.m. every Tuesday at Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 W. Avon Blvd. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Visit www.FloridaRidgeIntergroup.c om. For details, call 3827731. Visit www.oa.org for more information on OA. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. For details, call 465-4888. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) offers a full range of volunteer opportunities for people age 55 and over. RSVPmeets on the fourth Tuesday each month, 10 a.m., at the Highlands Little Theatre. Please join us for coffee and to learn more about current volunteer opportunities in Highlands County. Any interested and enrolled volunteers are invited to attend. For more information call Kris Schmidt, coordinator, RSVP, at 784-7189. Rotary Club of Sebring (Noon) meets at noon at the Sebring Civic Center, near the library in downtown Sebring. For information, call 385-3829 or 471-9900. Sebring Bridge Club will have Duplicate Bridge games every Tuesday evening. If interested in playing Duplicate Bridge, call 3858118. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 plays darts, beginning with sign in at 6 p.m. Games star t at 6:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Cost is $2. For more details, call 471-3557. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves soft shell tacos 5-7 p.m. at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing. Euchre is played at 6:30 p.m. 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., Sebring. For details, call 385 2966 or leave a name, number and message. SertomaClub meets at 7 a.m. at Dee's Restaurant, Sebring. For details, call Sco tt Albritton at 402-1819. Take Off Pounds Sensib ly Chapter FL99 meets from 6 7 p.m. at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 1744 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Take Off Pounds Sensib ly Chapter FL618 has weigh i n from 4-430 p.m. at Community Bible Church, 1400 CR-17AN., AvonPark Meeting is at 4:45 p.m. For details, call 452-1093. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 3880, plays darts 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 4300 has sandwiches at 5 p.m. and Franke from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Fo r details, call 385-8902. Continued from from 11B Page 12BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com CROSSWORDSOLUTION COMMUNITYCALENDAR NEWS-SUN MOVIEREVIEWS Water for Elephants' plods along 20th Century Fox Robert Pattinson stars as Jacob Jankowski and Reese Witherspoon stars as Marlena Rosenbluth in Water for Elephants.' Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN€385-6155

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Nothing was right about that day. Anger, hatred, mockery, contempt and abuse reigned. Many in the c rowds who cheered Jesus' t riumphal entry into J erusalem days before now b lasphemed him. "Crucify Him, crucify H im!" spewed from their l ips and screeched from their t hroats. And so, it was. They cruc ified the King of Glory. What a sad statement on h umanity. What injustice to O ne who had touched their s ick and healed them; who h ad fed them physically and s piritually; who had taught t hem to love God and one a nother. How could this be? We can point fingers b ased on the history of that d ay:the Jews, the Romans, P ilate, Herod, the soldiers, J udas the betrayer, and so f orth. But watch for the fing ers pointing back and see t he real answer. Those in the biblical, hist orical account had their r oles. However, the Bible teaches us that Jesus laid down his life willingly. Why?So the hysterical crowds could have their way? No. He laid down his life in exchange for oursindividually. It was the sin of every human being past, present and future that nailed him to the cross. The sin of rebellion against God that began in the garden came full circle on the cross of Christ because he wanted to reconcile us to God. Love for sinners held him to the cross when sinners didn't deserve his love. But, in his holiness, their sin demanded justice that could only be paid by a perfect sacrifice. The words spoken to Jesus by one of the two thieves crucified at the same time hints at the incredible exchange that took place there. The one thief blasphemed Jesus demanding he save himself and them. But, the other one replied in Luke 23: 40, "Do you not even fear God, seeing you are under the same condemnation?And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward of our deeds; but this Man has done nothing wrong." He asks Jesus to remember him when he comes into his kingdom. And Jesus replies, "Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise." (vs. 43) That day, justice for sin came face to face with mercy and grace. Three days later, the triumph was complete when Jesus conquered death and arose from the dead. In this victory lies our eternal hope in Christ when we place our faith in him and his finished work on the cross. He took my place and yours. Justice, mercy and grace met in triumph!Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a NewsSun correspondent and an award-winning writer. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 13B DIVERSIONS ATYOURCONVENIENCEBy DAVID BLAKE ACROSS 1 January honoree 5 "Poison" plant 10 Certain artist's forte 14 2010 Apple release 18 Clean-out-the-fridge indicator 19 Jipijapa hat 20 Bear, to Brutus 21 Like most pre-'60s recordings 22 South-of-the-border political assent? 24 Noggin 25 Subatomic particle 26 Mideast ruler 27 Quiet 29 Amazonian predator 31 112-Down's milieu 33 Losing streak 36 Knockoffs of "Woman With a Hat"? 38 Vigor 40 GI show gp. 41 Gets under control 42 Kitchen add-on? 43 Where to excavate perfume? 46 Modern recorder 47 Racy 50 Common stocking height 51 Distinctive flavor 53 "__ Rose": "The Music Man" quartet 55 Big name in lawn care 56 Poetic time 57 The first glossy fabric? 61 Note promising notes 62 1998 Winter Olympics host 64 List-ending abbr. 65 Created, on signs 66 Creator of the Shmoos 67 Was moved, perhaps 69 Site site 71 Iams competitor 73 Knit, as bones 76 Northern terminus of I-79 79 Country club employees 82 Country club coups 86 Corporate letters 87 Dishonest Yankees? 90 Not incl. 91 Time after tarde 93 Partnership for Peace org. 94 Small songbird 95 Comerica Park player 97 Many Justin Bieber fans 99 Dot-__ 101 A lifetime at the North Pole? 103 __-dieu: kneeler 104 Latte topping 106 MADD concern 107 Worry 108 Feature of a mad scientist's machine? 111 Sharp barks 113 Jazz trombonist Kid __ 114 Song on the "Beatles '65" album 115 Patrick Ewing, in college 117 Billy with a piano 119 Make a ruling 120 "What __!": "How fun!" 122 "Wrestling" maneuver? 127 Square off against 128 Baylor University's city 129 Meaningless verbiage 130 Word command 131 Slate, briefly 132 River crossed by Orpheus 133 Excalibur, for one 134 Brainstorm DOWN 1 Decks 2 Dictator Amin 3 Food evaluation measure? 4 Hardly hopeful 5 Diego's title? 6 "__ furtiva lagrima": Donizetti aria 7 Trig or calc 8 Come (to) 9 It may face the rear 10 Stand-in 11 A&W drinks 12 Yoga pose 13 Florida's 63-year-old Snooty is the oldest in captivity 14 Fake 15 Popular Christmas decoration 16 Battery end 17 Ladies of Spain 19 Lose the blues 23 Certain sib 28 Three-time co-star of Fisher and Ford 30 Lemon-flavored Absolut 31 Knocked off 32 Tennis star Gibson 34 Query in Matthew 35 Spoiling 37 Make a new version of 39 Annoy no end 44 Geneva's river 45 Fit of temper 48 Chain with stacks 49 Stroke of genius 52 Eat like a beaver 54 Boy or girl lead-in 58 Rodeo participant 59 Hebrew opener 60 Car in a jam, say 63 Cobbler's tool 66 Gear component 68 1982 movie with a 2010 sequel 70 Pub order 72 Food often ending in "i" 73 Tinge 74 Plenty, poetically 75 College applicant's good news 77 Slip 78 Obtain via shakedown 80 Some sculling trophies 81 Slow partner? 83 Amusement park for fans of flowing music? 84 New Hampshire academy 85 Nuts 87 Four-time all-star catcher Santiago 88 "The Iceman __" 89 Utter boredom 92 Emulated the town crier 96 Things up in the air 98 Fluctuates 100 Makes more peaceful, as relations 102 Coffeehouse cup, perhaps 105 Regardless 108 Puts out 109 Inuit craft 110 Sired, biblically 112 31-Across patron 116 Immune opening 118 Needle case 121 Red __ 123 Damage 124 One heart, e.g. 125 Alphabet string 126 RVer's stopove Solution on page 12B Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) Romance may be on your mind, Aries. That's because you met a wonderful person and are interested in seeing where this new relationship will go. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus, you may feel artistically inspired this week, which could play out in projects anywhere from painting pottery to making home improvements. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, the wedding of a friend could inspire thoughts of a romantic nature. Maybe you're thinking of taking a relationship to a new level or beginning a new one. Cancer(June 22-July 22) Cancer, you aspire to learn a new skill or take on a new project. Definitely forge ahead because it will mean meeting new people and learning other interesting things. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Love, romance and marriage are on your mind, Leo. If you're involved, it could be time to strengthen the relationship. Those unattached could find a special someone. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Virgo, expect an unexpected visitor in the coming days. This could mean a complete overhaul of your schedule and living space. It's time to get to work. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Your mindset will be intense this week, Libra. Friends and family will find it very difficult to sway your opinion and change your mind. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 2 2) Scorpio, be prepared for a busy week that gives yo ur bank account a boost. Yo u may begin a new wo rk assignment that requires a l ot of creative energy. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-De c. 21) This week you're mo re interested in the ways to pr omote personal healt h, Sagittarius. Your resear ch could extend into holist ic arts, exploring natural wa ys to boost health. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Ja n. 20) Capricorn, stay out of bookstores because yo u could spend a fortune tryin g to satiate your need to abso rb information this week. If yo u must, visit the library. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Fe b. 18) Aquarius, an encount er with someone new puts yo u on a new course of action f or which you cannot ga in enough information fa st enough. Pisces (Feb. 19-Marc h 20) Thoughts of a care er change are prominent th is week, Pisces. It may be a good time to finally act o n these ideas. Famous birthdaysApril 24 Kelly Clarkso n, singer, 29; April 25 Jaso n Lee, actor, 41; April 26 Michael Damian, actor, 4 9; April 27 Patrick Stum p, singer, 27; April 28 J ay Leno, comic, 61; April 29 Jerry Seinfeld, comic, 5 7; April 30 Kirsten Duns t, actress, 29. Your mindset will be intense this week, Libra Horoscope Justice, mercy and grace met in triumph Pause And Consider Jan Merop DearAbby: I am a nice, charmi ng, likable young man in my mid2 0s. I have almost no friends. I r arely see the ones I do have b ecause they don't live in my p rovince. I can count the number o f people I consider friends on one h and. I am close with my family, t hough none of them live close e nough to see regularly. I work f rom home, so there's no one I c ome in contact with daily except m y husband, whom I love dearly. I know there are things I could d o to meet more people and make f riends, but I don't really want to. M aintaining friendships feels like m ore work than it's worth to me. I'm not bitter or lonely, but I don't think this is normal. Should I accept that this is who I am, or should I worry? Loner in Toronto DearLoner: Excuse me, but there are contradictions in your letter. If you weren't concerned that there was something to worry about, you wouldn't have written to me. Now it's time for you to talk to a counselor and take a deeper look at what's really going on. My intuition tells me there may be issues you need to address. DearAbby: I have been dealing with an anxiety disorder I thought I had beaten. I hadn't had an attack in years, until I found myself having one recently at the gym. I ran to the dressing room in tears to battle it out, and was practicing breathing deeply when I spotted something shiny in the far corner of the room. I immediately flashed on the "pennies from heaven" letters I have read in your column and, still crying, went to see what it was. As soon as I saw it was a penny, I felt calmer. Abby, I haven't lost anyone close who might have sent me a penny, but when I picked it up it had the year of my birth on it. I understood then it was intended for me, and my anxiety dissipated. I'm confused, though. Is this something our guardian angels share amongst themselves, or did an unknown angel take pity on me? Jennifer in Ontario, Canada DearJennifer: The subject of guardian angels is a spiritual one and very personal. I believe that some of us have guardian angels right here on Earth watching over us as well as those from above. And if one of them had a spare moment, it wouldn't be atypical to help out someone in a (penny) pinch. To my Christian friends: Happy Easter, everyone! 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. For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order "How to Be Popular." Send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $6 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included in the price.) Young man with few friends seems not to want any more Dear Abby Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Good Friday saw a group of young men doing a good deed. The Bateman family, members of the Bible Fellowship Church, are coping through a difficult time with the help of their friends. Jerry Bateman, the father, hurt his knee and is fighting an infection that leaves him sidelined from all action. But house repairs and yard maintenance needs dont stop for anything. There was work that needed to be done. Caleb, 16, and Luke, 14, the Bateman sons, were willing, but lacking knowledge. The Batemans fellow congregrants wanted to help. Which is why the volunteer crew of 11 teenage boys descended Friday to prune, weed, pressure clean and mulch. Asmaller group is returning Monday to fix a vent in the roof. Amy Bateman, her kitchen filled with the aroma of baking brownies, sat at the table and marveled at the crew. They arrived at 9 a.m., Bateman said, and theyve been smiling the whole time. Im just amazed. I just think we hear so many negative stories about kids today, it was important to hear about this. Theyve been working and sweating out in the hot sun. I offered lunch, but they turned it down. They said they are here to work until everythings done. When Vicki Sager, Batemans sister-in-law, arrived with a pick-up truck full of mulch, the volunteers grabbed shovels and swarmed it like ants attacking a chicken bone when they were done, the truck was just as clean. Sager praised Bible Fellowship. When Amys husband had to go into the hospital they saw a need and addressed it, she said. When a church helps people, its doing God s work. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comLAKE PLACID In May of 1998, then 2 years old, Tori Hornick took a a bad fall off her Power Wheel, landing on her backside. When she was still complaining a week later, her mother, Brandi Hornick, took her to the doctor. The doctor was not concerned. Tori might have broken her tailbone, but if that was the case nothing could be done. The healing would take time and happen naturally. Tori continued to experience pain, however, and then ran fevers. One night getting out of the tub, she bent over to pick up a towel. Her mother was horrified to see a large purple knot pop out at the base of her spine. When Tori stood up the knot disappeared. That began a frantic search for help. The Hornicks went from hospital to hospital, where they were told again and again that they were overreacting. Toris pain became intense; she began dragging a leg and couldnt go to the bathroom. Hornick had to refuse to leave one hospital in order to get an MRI. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE T aylor Tubbs leads 12 Blue Streaks who are headed to the Region 2-3A Track and Field Meet Thursday at NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, April 24, 2011 www.newssun.com Volume 92/Number 48 | 75 cents www.newssun.com HighLow 88 65Complete Forecast PAGE 7A A stray afternoon T-storm possible Forecast Question: Should Sebring have created a special entertainment district downtown? Next question: Should the school board cut funding for media and technology specialists? www.newssun.comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Christopher Pavlo Age 98, of Sebring Virginia E. Sumpter Age 78, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 64.6% No 35.4% 099099401007 Total votes: 79 Arts & Entertainment6B Books 9B Business 10B Classifieds 11A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar11B Crossword Puzzle13B Dear Abby 13B Editorial & Opinion4A Lottery Numbers2A Movie Reviews12B Movie Times 13B School Menus 5B Police Blotter 2A Sports On TV 2B Index By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Superintendent of Schools Wally Cox presented his first proposed budget allocations for the school year 20112012 at a school board workshop Tuesday afternoon. The process of creating and approving a budget, including how much money is allocated to hire personnel, divides authority. Asuperintendent submits his budget to a school board, which reviews the choices and either approves them or asks for revisions. The current budget items are proposals and were discussed during a workshop, where no action can be taken. They will be discussed aga in Tuesday at 3 p.m. in anoth er workshop, then put on a re gular meeting agenda whe re decisions will be made. Cox focused on guidan ce councilors, resource dean s, media specialists, an d Management Informatio n System technicians in h is proposals. He did not addre ss teacher position because of deadline constraints and sta te mandates having to do wi th the Class Size Amendment. The superintendent sa id the cuts in personnel we re necessary because the sta te will be appropriating signi ficantly less money to scho ol districts in 2011-2012. Cox suggest cuts to help schools $2.38 million shortfall Sebring shinesTubbs leads a dozen Blue Streaks to regionals SPORTS, 1BSex sting4 arrested in mens room at Veterans Beach PAGE2APooch powerDogs being used for hospice therapy PAGE2A By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK I really appreciate the professionalism of the Sheriffs Office during these difficult times, and I want to personally thank Major (Mark) Schrader for his help, APPD Commander Jason Lister said on Saturday. Lister was referring to the three days that the Highlands County Sheriffs Office assumed operational command of the Avon Park Police Department after Chief Michael J. Rowan was put on paid administrative leave Tuesday afternoon. APPD policy states th at the commander is the next in command in the absence of the chief. It is not completely cle ar why the Highlands Coun ty Sheriffs Office took oper ational command of Avo n Parks police department, n or why they were asked to reli nquish command a few da ys later. Interim City Manag er Julian Deleon stated in an email originally that there w as an open investigation b ut later corrected that to, I have asked the Sheriff s Deleon: APPD has antiquated procedures See APPD, page 8A One sister fights cancer, the other sings about the fight A Song For Her Sister News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY The Hornick sisters, Tori, 15, and (front) Sydni, 12). Sydni often performs a song she wrote in tribute to Tori, a cancer survivor. News-Sun file photo Sydni Hornick, then 10, won the 2009 Heartland Idol Junior Division singing Taylor Swifts song Love Story. See SISTER, page page 6A See CUTS, page 6A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLE Y A team of young men from the Bible Fellowship Church flexed their muscles Good Friday, helping a family from the congregation with yard cleanup. Here (from left) Seth Patterson, 11; Billy Sager, 14; and Derek Drummond, a SHS senior, unload a truck load of mulch. Group of teens does good work on Good Friday Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and

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Special to the News-SunSEBRING Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care has enlisted the help of some four-legged friends. Six Hospice Therapy Dogs to make the rounds visiting Highlands patients who are facing a life-threatening or life-limiting illness. Better known as the Hospice Therapy K-9 Patrol, Gidget, Penny, Gizmo, Fritz, Katie and Tina have been undergoing intensive boot camp basic training at wagging their tails on overdrive to earn the official and coveted Therapy Dog certification which authorizes this four-legged team to go visiting patients at nursing homes, hospitals, health care facilities and at their homes. Everyone knows the therapeutic effect these certified, trained doggies can have on homebound patients, specially children as well as older patients and were eagerly looking forward to these patient visits by our certified Hospice Therapy K-9 Patrol who will be assisting the Easter Bunny in the completion of his appointed rounds as he seems to have a full schedule this year, said Deborah Harley MASW, executive director at the nonprofit organizations Highlands county office in Sebring. The K-9 Patrol started their appointed rounds this week visiting Cornerstone Hospice and other patients at Sunny Hills Assisted Living facility in Sebring. Gidget, a female Belgian schipperke, accompanies therapy handler and Hospice volunteer Della Figur of Lorida. Della assists Cornerstone Hospice hoping to spark interest in the dog therapy field by attracting other dog owners and their dogs. Penny, a female Labrador retriever and Gizmo, another female Belgian schipperke, complete the trio, which assist Della in visiting area health fairs, visiting patients at their homes and at health facilities throughout Highlands county. Fritz, a male Australian German shepherd; Katie, a female black Labrador retriever and Tina, a female great nane mix, accompany therapy handler Sandra Fankhauser of Sebring as they make their rounds visiting patients throughout Highlands. Registered nurse Angela Morrow reports in a dying.about.com article that pet therapy has been shown to increase pain tolerance, Page 2ANews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com April 20 42040434653x:3Next jackpot $15 millionApril 16 11221333440x:3 April 13 1815324043x:5 April 22 57122234 April 21 1482831 April 20 613172429 April 19 1516303135 April 22 (n) 8433 April 22 (d) 3439 April 21 (n) 3647 April 21 (d) 3551 April 22(n) 12 9 April 22 (d) 82 1 April 21 (n) 94 2 April 21(d) 88 8 April 22 524394221 April 19 838394210 April 15 259314 April 12 216224014 April 20 924343643 PB: 27 PP: 3Next jackpot $72 millionApril 16 2133444555 PB: 7 PP: 5 April 13 423394950 PB: 39 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 Boil water notice rescindedLAKE PLACID The A pril 20 Precautionary B oil Water Notice for the e mergency water shut d own on Lemon Lane is h ereby rescinded followi ng the repair of a fouri nch water line and the s atisfactory completion of t he bacteriological survey s howing that the water is s afe to drink. For further information, c all Placid Utilities at 4 02-6786 or 699-3716. V aughn Road bridge closed temporarilySEBRING Highlands C ounty Road and Bridge D epartment will make r epairs to the Vaughn R oad bridge. The bridge w ill be impassable/unacc essible to anyone starti ng at 7 a.m. Monday u ntil further notice. For further information, c ontact the Highlands C ounty Road and Bridge D epartment at 402-6529.St. Agnes lasagna dinner plannedSEBRING There will b e a lasagna dinner on F riday at St. Agnes E piscopal Church, 3840 L akeview Drive. The c hurch will serve dinner f rom 5-6 p.m. The dinner i ncludes tossed salad, b read, coffee, ice tea, m ilk and ice cream. Tickets are $8 and are a vailable from St. Agnes p arishioners or at the d oor. For more informat ion, call the church at 3 85-7649.Highlands Tea Party meets TuesdaySEBRING The H ighlands Tea Party prese nts Health Care R eform at 6:30 p.m. T uesday at Quality Inn, 6 525 U.S. 27 N The speaker will be Dr. E arl Claire (from the U.S. G overnment). Food will not be s erved. You may bring f ood from outside vend ors if you choose.Telecom Pioneers meet WednesdayLAKE PLACID The T elecom Pioneers (retired t elephone people) Life M ember club will meet at 1 1:45 a.m. Wednesday for l unch and a meeting at t he Elks Lodge in Lake P lacid. Reservations are n ecessary. Call Pat Jones at 4659 772 or Dee Gray at 3852 367. The lunch is $8.75 e ach. This group meets S eptember through April o n the fourth Wednesday, e xept holidays, of the m onth. All telephone r etired people and spouse s in Avon Park, Sebring, a nd Lake Placid are invite d to join.This is a volunt ary organization and we COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A Courtesy photo Official Easter Bunny appointees and nonprofit Cornerstone Hospice volunteers and pet therapy handlers Della Figur (left) of Lorida and Sandra Fankhauser (right) of Sebring, pose with Fritz, a male Australian shepherd, who accompanies Sandra on her rounds visiting patients Thursday at Sunny Hills Assisted Living facility in Sebring. Della accompanies Gidget, Gizmo and Penny; and Sandra accompanies Fritz, Katie and Tina on their patient rounds. Tail-wagging therapy Dogs prividing comfort for hospice patients See DOGS, page 8A POLICEBLOTTER The News-Sun would like to remind the readers that the names listed below reflect those who have been charged with a crime, but they are all innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. If anyone listed here is acquitted or has charges dropped, they can bring in proof of such decision or mail a copy to the paper and the News-Sun will be happy to report that information. The News-Sun is at 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Thursday, April 21: Alex Omar Adlersberg, 26, of West Palm Beach, was charged with possession and or use of drug equipment, possession of marijuana. Antonio Alphonso Brown, 31, of Sebring, was charged with three counts of failure to appear reference theft, forgery and utter forged instrument. Vincent Van Bryson, 26, of Sebring, was charged with three counts of violation of probation reference possession of clonazepam, possession of oxycodone, and possession of alprazolam. Wayne Michael Burrows, 60, of Palm Bay, was charged with procure for prostitute. Wallace Jack Clegg, 55, of Sebring, was charged with violation of probation reference leave the scene of an accident without give information. Christian Nicholas Colburn, 30, of Orlando, was charged with two counts of violation of probation reference fraudulent use of credit card, grand theft. Monque Farance Demming, 30, of Lake Placid, was charged with withholding support of children or spouse. Crscencio Hernandez Dominguez, 26, of Ellington, was charged with violation of a municipal ordinance. Donna Gabriel, 32, of Miami, was charged with violation of probation reference grand theft. Continued on page 6A The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN News-Sun staffSEBRING Four men, ranging in ages from 52-70, were arrested for sex crimes Thursday afternoon in an undercover operation inside the mens bathroom at Veterans Beach. According to Sebring Police Department reports, the four men were arrested between 11:41 a.m. and 3:24 p.m. Steve Carr, SPD commander, said the department runs the sting operations occasionally when we recognize that type of behavior has increased. Our patrol noticed an increase in activity there, so we conducted an operation. James E. Leary, 61, of Sebring, was the first arrested. He was charged with engaging in a lewd act (a second-degree misdemeanor) and indecent exposure in public (a first-degree misdemeanor) after police say he exposed his genitals in the mens room. He was released Thursday after posting a $75 0 bond. Alittle over two hou rs later, Alan J. Lutz, 70, of Lake Placid, was charg ed with engaging in a lewd a ct, indecent exposure in pub lic and solicitation for lewdne ss after he allegedly expos ed himself and requested or al sex. He was releas ed Thursday after posting a $75 0 bond. Fifty-one minutes late r, Wayne Michael Burrows, 6 0, of Palm Bay, was charg ed with solicitation of lewdne ss after he allegedly asked f or oral sex. He was released o n Thursday after posting $25 0 bond. Joseph Soncrant, 52, of Sebring, was arrested 52 mi nutes later and charged wi th engaging in a lewd act, ind ecent exposure in public an d solicitation for lewdness aft er he allegedly exposed himse lf and requested oral sex. H e was released Thursday aft er posting a $1,000 bond. Four men arrested in sting in Veterans Beach bathroom Associated PressORLANDO Helen Beard was poolside with her son and partner at a Florida hotel when she heard a scream and turned to find a 1-year-old girl dangling from a fourthstory balcony. She leapt up and positioned herself beneath the toddler just in time to catch her, saving the girl from certain injury. The 46-year-old British data analyst said she didnt consider herself a hero, even though she was showered with awards Friday for her actions two days ago. It feels a bit daunting to be here for something that was instinctive, said Beard, of Worksop, England. It felt like it w as something anyone wou ld have done and I feel ho nored to be recognized in this way. Beard, who is on a 1 2day vacation in Orland o with her partner and 1 0year-old son, was given t he Orange County Sheri ff Offices Medal of Mer it. She also received awar ds from a local branch of t he chamber of commerce an d the state Department of Children and Fami ly Services. In addition, the chamb er gave the family passes an d $100 gift certificates to Orlandos SeaWorl d, Universal Studios and Wa lt Disney World theme park s. British tourist honored for catching falling child

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 3A By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK Several women have began using their hobby of sewing for a much larger cause. The Heart to Heart Fabrics store in Avon Park has become the central location for the group of quilters. Group coordinator Patricia Villere got the idea at the beginning of the year to share this talent with others, especially those who have fallen on hard times. We got started at the first of the year with a goal of 20 quilts sewn by Easter, Villere said. Villere had 18 quilts on her table a week before Easter and the group had met their goal shortly before the Easter weekend. The volunteers spend countless hours stitchin g and creating beautif ul pieces of fabric into warm comforting quilts, and th ey dont stop there. The group plans to han d out the quilts to hospita lized children. The quilte rs spend their Wednesd ay afternoons and evenings at Heart to Heart puttin g together these speci al pieces. Most of the voluntee rs come into the shop and se w, some quilt at home th en bring them into the sho p. We hope to get mo re women involved in quiltin g for hospitalized children , Villere said. For more informatio n about becoming a memb er of the sewing group, co ntact Heart to Heart Fabri cs 453-3100. Group of women sew for a cause GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Y oungsters make a mad dash to collect Easter eggs Saturday morning at the Sun N Lake Recreation Complex in Sebring. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Isaac Kassim, 5, gathers eggs Saturday morning during an Easter egg hunt at Sun N Lake in Sebring. Easter excitement News Sun photo by ROBYN BAKALUS Martin Roman and daughter, Izzabella, 3, show off Izzabellas balloon hat to grandmother, Carmen, on Saurday, before an easter egg hunt at the Recreation Complex in Sun N Lake, Sebring.

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Page 4ANews-SunSunday, April 24, 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 BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Online travel agencies such as O rbitz.com, Expedia.com and B ookit.com negotiate lower prices on r ooms with hotels. Then they charge a f ee on top of that price, which is what t he customers end up paying. In Florida, t he OTAs dont have to pay local bed t axes on the difference between what t hey pay a hotel for a room (the disc ounted wholesale rate) and what they c harge customers (the retail rate). That r epresents an annual loss of as much as $ 28 million in revenues to Florida count ies. Not surprisingly, the local governments would like to recapture that money to aid their ailing budgets. Last year, then-Attorney General Bill McCollum filed a lawsuit against the OTAs charging that they owe the state tax money for the rooms they sold. However, the Legislature currently is considering two bills one in the Senate sponsored by Sen. Don Gaetz, the House version co-sponsored by Rep. Jimmy Patronis that would protect OTAs from attempts to collect the bed tax on the retail price of hotel rooms. The measures deserve to pass. OTAs provide a popular portal around the nation to Florida travel, and their discounts attract customers. Furthermore, the companies often negotiate with local restaurants and attractions to provide package deals with the hotel rooms they sell. That means more heads in beads, more meals being purchased, more admissions and souvenirs being bought. The last thing Florida needs to do is discourage that commerce. ... OTAs allow hotels to put a select number of rooms on the market at a discount price in hopes of filling them quickly. Thats good for business on both ends, and Florida benefits overall. Missouri last year enacted a law similar to the Gaetz and Patronis bills. Florida should keep up with the ShowMe State and be pro-tourist, not pro-tax. An editorial from the News-Herald in Panama City. State should be pro-tourist, not pro-tax S avvy travelers go online to search for the best deals on airfares, hotel rooms, rental cars and other amenities. But what can be a windfall in savings f or the consumer may produce a shortfall in tax reve nues for local governments. President Obama spoke this week at an Easter prayer breakfast. During his remarks, he said the following, according to an article on www.christianpost.com: I wanted to host this breakfast for a simple reason because as busy as we are, as many tasks pile up, during this season, we are reminded that theres something about the resurrection ... of our savior, Jesus Christ, that puts everything else in perspective. I hope that I dont put any of my dear readers in shock, but this is one time I agree with President Obama. Today is Easter, a time when believers all over the world contemplate the most important event to Christians the resurrection of Jesus Christ. If my non-believing readers will excuse me this week, I want to use this column to reflect on that event myself. Jesusdeath and subsequent resurrection is a message to us about the evil of our sin, the price required to redeem us from it, and the hope we have for a relationship to God. If not for this event, Christianity would be a worthless religion, offering nothing to its followers. As Paul said in 1 Corinthians 15:17-19 (King James Version), And if Christ be not raised, your faith is vain; ye are yet in your sins. Then they also which are fallen asleep in Christ are perished. If in this life only we have hope in Christ, we are of all men most miserable. Here is one perspective we need to keep: we may disagree on politics. We may disagree on global warming. We may even disagree about the goodness of chocolate. But one thing we can agree on we are all sinners. Sin is one of those words not often heard outside of a church service or Bible study. We pretty it up with different names mistakes, flaws, bad habits. We even try to deny its existence, declaring right and wrong to be subjective and not some thing that can be pinned down by anybody, much les s God. But if we are truthful wit h ourselves, we will realize that whoever we are, we do things that are wrong. We are sinners. And if you agre e with me that there is a God then you know at some poi nt youll have to give an account to Him for your lif e. Jesus came to Earth to show us how to live that flawless life. He is the only one who managed to pull it off. In doing so, He became for us what we could not be ourselves a suitable sacri fice for sin. Someone had t o pay for the sin of all of us, and not one of us could do it, because we were already in debt for our own wrongs Jesus, owing no debt, sai d, I will pay. And three day s before Easter he suffered an d died so we could be spared That alone is amazing. B ut it would be nothing withou t Easter morning, without a victorious, resurrected Christ, triumphing over death and Satan and giving us hope to live a better life than we thought possible and able to look forward to a better life than this. Maybe you dont believe Maybe you think this is a bunch of peanut butter. You might even think this colum n a waste of time. I would urge you to give Christianity a look. You dont have to shoot your brain to the moon to believ e. Theres evidence there, if you are willing to tackle th e subject with an open mind. And, who knows? Maybe like the president, youll fin d that the resurrection of Christ puts things in perspective for you. In a way you never thought possible Laura Ware is a Sebring re sident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady @ embarqmail.com A perspective on the resurrection Lauras Look Laura Ware Hear the Beatles and support the community E ditor: Now you can support your communit y and you can also be entertained with t he purchase of one ticket to The B eatles Tribute. Do you remember the B eatles? I do, and now our teenagers a re re-discovering this versatile group f rom England, sporting T-shirts and d ownloading their songs. Some may even have their parents o r grand-parentsrecords. Those v inyl discs some of us remember or h ave tucked away in our own personal c ollections. Thanks to a partnership between S outh Florida Community Colleges P erforming Arts Program and the Avon P ark Breakfast Rotary Club you will h ave an opportunity to see a The B eatles Tribute, Revolution on May 9 a t SFCCs Performing Arts Center at 7 :30 p.m. Funds raised from tickets s ales will go to support the SFCC P erforming Arts Center and many local a ctivities of the Avon Park Breakfast R otary Club, which includes support f or the schools such as breakfast for the t eachers, golf team, providing each stud ent with a dictionary, and supporting a s tudent Interact Club at Avon Park H igh School as well as support for M eals on Wheels, Habitat for Humanity a nd many other worthwhile community p rojects. By purchasing tickets to this concert y ou support your local community and h ave a great evening all in one. R eserve your seat today while tickets a re still available starting at $25. C ontact the SFCC Box office 784-7178 o r go online http://performances.southf lorida.edu. Olivia Scott Avon ParkBill may not be in the sewer yet E ditor: Is the Florida Legislature about to s neak the upcoming septic tank bill into l aw? They delayed it until June or July a nd I have not heard anything since. C ould it be that these so-called repres entatives of the people are about to s lip another unpopular law by those t hey supposedly represent? Dont wait until it is too late. If you a re against this law write your cong ressperson. Mike Bussell SebringVote is contrary to commitmentEditor: In your poll, you asked if we think Congress should vote on raising the debt limit. What a grossly misworded question! Of course they should vote on the question but they should vote NO! They supposedly made a commitment to reduce our debt when they were elected last November. Voting to raise the debt limit is contrary to that commitment. Tom Walsh Sebring Editors note: The poll question in the April 17 edition was Should congress vote to raise the debt limit?Senate should refuse next monetaristEditor: Since the economy is still recovering from the credit crunch of 2008, our leaders ought to be asking what went wrong. In 2004, Alan Greenspan, the Federal Reserve chairman, suggested that homeowners switch to Adjustable Rate Mortgages. Within a few months the Fed was raising interest rates. Billionaire Steve Forbes attacked Greenspan for unleashing too much credit, driving up commodity prices. The dot com bubble had already burst in 2000, followed by the housing bubble in 2007 and the credit bubble in 2008. Greenspan is a monetarist, an economist who believes in the relationship between prices and the money supply. Since the 1970s, every chairman of the Federal Reserve board has been a monetarist. Does monetarism work? The first monetarist Federal Chairman Paul Volcker curbed inflation but the country suffered what was then the worst recession since the Depression. Monetarists oppose fiscal stimulus, favor deregulation and mostly argue that the economy will eventually straighten itself out. In the words of the Encyclopedia Britanica, most economists do not share their optimism. In the 1980s, a number of monetarist economists switched to the Rational Expectations school. Many critics point out that the money supply is too unstable to be a basis for policy and its influence depends on the speed that money changes hands, which also changes unpredictably. New types of bank accounts have made it even harder to calculate the money supply. All this brings us to the crucial question. Why appoint monetarists? The next time a President appoints a monetarist to any position, the Senate should refuse to confirm. Dale L. Gillis Sebring BouquetThanks to all who helpedEditor: Our Lake Placid Relay For Life event on April 9 and 10 was a big success due to the amazing variety of people and businesses that pulled together to make it all happen. We had a hardworking committee and team captains who donated their time and talents for many hours, not just at the event, but all through the year. In addition, we want to thank the following: Vitas Innovative Hospice Care; Florida Hospital Heartland Division; Highlands Greenhouses; Sweetbay Supermarkets; MidFlorida Credit Union; Lake Country Jewelers; Schoonis Restaurant; Winn-Dixie; Walgreens; Publix; Holiday Inn Express of Lake Placid; Lake Placid Church of Christ; Millers Central Air, Inc.; Rhodes Law Firm LLC; Wells Insurance; Cohan Radio Group; Highland Country School Baord; Memorial United Methodist Church; Home and Office Essentials; Jahna Concrete; Frames & Images; LPHS Athletics; Home Depot; Positive Medical Transport; Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce; Beta Sigma Phi Xi Xi Iota Chapter; the wonderful town of Lake Placid; US Aviation Expo Robert Wood; Powersource Stan Carlin; Larry Jackson; John Merrifield; Larry Palmer; Wauchula State Bank; Heartland Graphics; Orlos & Company; Heartland National Bank; Highlands Independent Bank; Seacoast Bank; Highlands County Health Department; Bob Evans Restaurant; SWFlorida Water Management District; TD Bank; W&WLumber; Dr. Antonio Roa; Bates Caladiums; the News-Sun newspaper, and, of course, our wonderful DJ Ralph. Ginger Keimel Event Chairperson Lake Placid Relay For Life 20102011 EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your addres s and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automati cally rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; o r e-mail editor@newssun.com. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated b y the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion o f the staff or editors of the News-Sun. All items will run on a first-come basis as space per mits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as an y community leader or government official, so consider thi s a personal invitation to get your two cents in. The New sSunhas a long history of encouraging public discussion through letters, guest columns, and Readers Response questionnaires.

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By TOM RAUM Associated PressWASHINGTON The U nited States has never d efaulted on its debt and D emocrats and Republicans s ay they dont want it to h appen now. But with partis an acrimony running at f ever pitch, and Democrats a nd Republicans so far apart o n how to tame the deficit, t he unthinkable is suddenly b eing pondered. The government now borr ows about 42 cents of every d ollar it spends. Imagine that o ne day soon, the borrowing s lams up against the current d ebt limit ceiling of $14.3 t rillion and Congress fails to r aise it. The damage would r ipple across the entire econo my, eventually affecting n early every American, and r ocking global markets in t he process. Adefault would come if t he government actually f ailed to fulfill a financial o bligation, including repayi ng a loan or interest on that l oan. The government borr ows mostly by selling bonds t o individuals and governm ents, with a promise to pay b ack the amount of the bond i n a certain time period and a greeing to pay regular intere st on that bond in the meant ime. Among the first directly a ffected would likely be m oney-market funds holding g overnment securities, banks t hat buy bonds directly from t he Federal Reserve and r esell them to consumers, i ncluding pension and mutua l funds; and the foreign i nvestor community, which h olds nearly half of all T reasury securities. If the U.S. starts missing i nterest or principal paym ents, borrowers would d emand higher and higher r ates on new bonds, as they d id with Greece, Portugal a nd other heavily indebted n ations. Who wants to keep l oaning money to a deadbeat n ation that cant pay its b ills? At some point, the governm ent would have to slash s pending in other areas to m ake room for any further s ales of Treasury bills and b onds. That could squeeze p ayments to federal contract ors, and eventually even a ffect Social Security and o ther government benefit p ayments, as well as federal w orkerspaychecks. Adefault would likely t rigger another financial p anic like the one in 2008 a nd plunge an economy still r eeling from high joblessn ess and a battered housing m arket back into recession. F ederal Reserve Chairman B en Bernanke calls failure to r aise the debt limit a recove ry-ending event. U.S. s tock markets would likely t ank devastating roughly half of U.S. households that own stocks, either individually or through 401(k) type retirement programs. Eventually, the cost of most credit would rise from business and consumer loans to home mortgages, auto financing and credit cards. Continued stalemate could also further depress the value of the dollar and challenge the greenbacks status as the worlds prime reserve currency. China and other countries that now hold about 50 percent of all U.S. Treasury securities could start dumping them, further pushing up interest rates and swelling the national debt. It would be a vicious cycle of higher and higher interest rates and more and more debt. The U.S. has long been the global standard for financial stability and creditworthiness, with Treasury securities seen as a fail-safe investment. But after the near-shutdown of the U.S. government and a new credit-rating report this week questioning the countrys fiscal health, Treasury bills and bonds are losing luster. If there is a debt limit deadlock, the government by this summer could find itself legally unable to borrow more money to pay its bills, beginning with interest on its debt and gradually extending to day-to-day federal operations. At some point, the government would have to decide which bills to pay and which to put aside. The debt ceiling will be hit on or around May 16, the Treasury Department says. Unlike the threatened government shutdown, the impact would start slowly, but then build mightily until the damage would be so dire that few political leaders or economists even want to contemplate it. The day of reckoning could likely be delayed at least until early July with creative bookkeeping. When the House first rejected the Bush administrations $600-billion bank bailout in September 2008, the Dow Jones industrials went into a dizzying 778point tailspin. Awhiff of a possible similar stock market collapse came on Monday with a sharp selloff on Wall Street when the Standard & Poors lowered its outlook on U.S. debt to negative from stable, possibly a first step toward a possible downgrade of Americas coveted AAA credit rating. We havent downgraded it. We just said, if nothing happens, we may have to, said S&Pchief economist David Wyss. He said a government default remains uncharted territory, which is one reason why its not a good idea to hit the debt ceiling. Theres reason to worry, said Wyss. But my best guess is that we sort of muddle through this. Cuts will be made, theyll be too little too late, but at least they will be enough to maintain a triple-Arating. Its another game of chicken. And this time there are Mack trucks going at each other, not bumper cars. This is a biggie, said American University political scientist James Thurber. But he predicted that, as in the past, there will be an accommodation. They will avoid a crash. Investment bank J.P. Morgan Chase recently concluded that any delay in making an interest or principal payments by the Treasury even for a very short period of time would have large long-term adverse consequences for Treasury finances and the U.S. economy. The analysis is being circulated on Capitol Hill by supporters of raising the debt limit. If anyone wants to push that button, which I think would be catastrophic and unpredictable, I think theyre crazy, JPMorgan CEO Jaime Dimon said recently of those seeking to block raising the debt limit. VIRGINIASUMPTER Virginia E. Sumpter, 78, o f Sebring died April 21, 2 011 at her residence. V irginia was born in W aterbury, Conn., where she w as active in her communit y. She was a cosmetologist a nd hairdresser. She moved t o Sebring in 1985 from N ew York State. She was a m ember of Independent B aptist Church in DeSoto C ity. Virginia loved her anim als and enjoyed shopping, t raveling and her friends. She was preceded in death b y her daughter, Holly W eidner; husbands, Promer S umpter and Winfred W ilburn. Virignia is surv ived by her grandchildren, V era Weidner, Sebring and C linton Weidner, Torrington, C onn.; brother, Bernard Crawley, Sebring; greatgranddaughter, Keilanni Justin, Sebring; and niece, Trudy McNeil, Ellenburg Deport, N.Y. Viewing is from 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday at Independent Baptist Church. Afuneral service will be held at 11 a.m. following the visitation. Burial will follow at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Condolences may be expressed at www.morrisfuneralchapel.com. Morris Funeral Chapel 307 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring, Fla. Death noticeChristopherChris Pavlo, 98, of Sebring died April 18, 2011. Dowden Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 5A help different organizations in our community. Shrine Ladies play buncoAVON PARK The public is invited (men, too) to play bunco at the Highlands Shrine Club, 2604 State Road 17 South, at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday. The event is open to new or experienced players; cost is $2/person. Phone 471-2425 for information.Events planned at lodges, postsLAKE PLACID The Veterans of Foreign Wars 3880 will serve a ham dinner today. Tickets are $7; get them early. For details, call the lodge at 699-5444. The Lake Placid American Legion Placid Post 25 will have music by Uptown Country from 5-8 p.m. today. Shuffleboard is set for 1 p.m. Monday. Boy Scouts meet at 7 p.m. Get free blood pressure checks from 1-3 p.m. Tuesday. Call 465-0975. The Lake Placid Elks 2661 will have music by Chrissy Harriman on Monday. The BPOE Boar d meets at 7:30 p.m. On Tuesday, the BPOE Initiation is set for 7 p.m. For details, call 465-2661 AmVets plan Easter dinnerSEBRING AmVets Post 21 at 2029 U.S. 27 South is having an Easter dinner at 2 p.m. today. Members can eat for free; guests should pay a $5 donation. Call for reserva tions, 385-0234.Recreation Club plans eventsSEBRING The Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave., w ill host the following events this week: Monday Ice cream shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday Ice crea m shuffleboard, 6:30 p.m.; line dancing, 7 p.m. Saturday Pin shuffle board, 6:30 p.m. Any information, call 385-2966. Continued from page 2A NEWS-SUN 385-6155 COMMUNITYBRIEFS OBITUARIES US default could be doomsday option for global economy MCTphoto Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke says failure to raise the US debt limit would be a recovery-ending event. If anyone wants to push that button, which I think would be catastrophic and unpredictable, I think theyre crazy.JAIMEDIMON CEO of JPMorgan

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Associated PressSARASOTA The F lorida teenager charged w ith fatally shooting two B ritish tourists was ordered h eld without bond Friday on f ive felony counts of aggrav ated assault with a deadly w eapon in connection with a s eparate crime. Shawn Tyson, 16, had a f irst court appearance at the S arasota County jail on c harges that he fired into an o ccupied car during an unrel ated dispute earlier this m onth. The Sarasota Herald T ribune reported that miss teps in the cases handling a llowed Tyson to be r eleased April 16. Early the n ext day, authorities say he f atally shot James Cooper, 25, and James Kouzaris, 24. Apublic defender appeared for Tyson at the Friday hearing. Tyson will appear on charges related to the British touristsslaying at a later date and he is expected to be charged as an adult. In the previous shooting, Tyson was arrested and had a first court appearance hearing on April 8. At the hearing, Chief Judge Lee Haworth raised questions about whether the teen posed a danger to the community. He also ordered a detective familiar with the case to present more information at the next hearing. According to the newspaper, the Sarasota Police Department says it never received the order, and the detective did not attend the April 15 hearing. During that hearing, which was before Juvenile Judge Deno Economou, prosecutors did not mention the previous judges concerns. Finally, Nemours Hospital in Orlando, responded, saying to bring Tori in immediately because she had a rare form of cancer called a germ cell yolk sac tumor. Worse, it had metastasized up her spine. Successful surgery, grueling rounds of chemotherapy that left Tori with some hearing loss and lung damage and her own will to live saw Tori through the difficult time. She is 15 now, and has no memory of her ordeal. In October of this year she will be 13 years cancer free. While Tori was fighting for her life, her sister Sydni was waiting to be born, arriving in 1998 at just the moment the family needed a good dose of hope and happiness. Sydni brought some sunshine into our lives, Brandi Hornick said, adding that she was musical from the beginning. She sang her first words, her mother said laughing. Music remains a passion. Sydni is talented enough to have won the 2009 Heartland Idol Junior Division. She writes her own songs, typically coming up with the lyrics first and humming a tune to it after. Sometimes words just pop into her head. Sydni will rush into a room, saying I have lyrics, I have lyrics. Get me a piece of paper! One of the first songs she wrote was a tribute to her sister Tori, called Take Flight. Sydni felt compelled to write the song, she said, because Tori was so young and she won the battle. The second verse includes, Little girl, curls are gone, rounds of chemo all week long, blood transfusions are a way of life. The refrain thanks the doctors, who battle through the night to bring the light of healing. Over the years, partly in gratitude, partly because they know how terrifying fighting cancer can be, the Hornick family continues to volunteer at Nemours Hospital. Somewhere along the lin e, Nemours Hospital became aware of Sydnis song, and liked it so much Sydni was asked to sing it at special events. Other people have also been impressed. This year Sydni was invited to sing a t the Orlando Relay for Life as well as all three Relays for Life in Highlands Coun ty Avon Parks fundraiser i s May 7-8. And I thought she was just a child who can sing, Hornick said. Page 6ANews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com Brenda Kay Gibson, 38, of Sebring, was charged with violation of a municipal ordinance. Daniel Gomez, 54, of Lake Placid, was charged with operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Trevor Javon James, 36, of Avon Park, was arrested on an out-of-county warrant reference driving with license suspended. Edie Joy Jones, 37, of Sebring, was charged with disorderly intoxication and resisting an officer without violence. Joshua Joseph Krista, 23, of Lake Placid, was charged with failure to appear reference leaving the scene of an accident with property damage. James Edward Leary, 61, of Sebring, was charged with a sex offense and indecent exposure in public. Timothy Locklear, 26, of Lake Placid, was arrested on two out-of-county warrants reference utter forged instrument and grand theft. Alan Jay Lutz, 70, of Lake Placid, was charged with indecent exposure, sex offense and procure for prostitute. Cntory Phil Posada, 30, of Key West, was charged with two counts of violation of probation reference fraud use of personal ID and grand theft. Edward Thomas Reynolds, 47, of Sebring, was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon without intent. Joseph Craig Soncrant, 52, of Sebring, was charged with procure for prostitute, indecent exposure and sex offense. Roberto Amador TrujilloSanche, 23, of Lake Placid, was charged with violation of municipal ordinance. Pablo Valentine-Marce, 18, was charged with violation of municipal ordinance. Saul Vazquez, 50, of Avon Park, was charged with violation of a municipal ordinance. Antonio Lopez Velasquez, 27, of Sebring, was charged with DUI and operating a motor vehicle without a valid license. Continued from page 2A POLICEBLOTTER Continued from page 1A Sister sings about siblings fight Cox said the total reve nue shortfall for 2011-2012 t otals just more than $ 2,387,000, which is why he i s proposing to reduce the n umber of resource deans, r eplace some teachers with p araprofessionals and some t echnical staff with lower r ated personnel. He also proposed cutting f ive positions from the dist rict office and using a leasi ng company to provide the p araprofessionals who provide release time for teachers. Specifically, he proposes that every elementary school have only one guidance councilor and every school have only one media paraprofessional. Those paraprofessionals would be overseen and supported by media specialists, who are certified teachers. Two media specialists would serve all county elementary schools, and there would be one each for the countys middle and high schools. Cox also suggests doing away with the second resource dean deans that deal with discipline at Avon Park and Lake Placid middle schools. Even with the savings potentially gained by Coxs suggestions, the district would still face a shortfall of $1,080,000. Continued from page 1A Cox Cuts would affect deans plus media and technology specialists 16-year-old tourist slayings suspect held on unrelated charges in Sarasota Classified ads get results! 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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 7A TODAYA stray afternoon thunderstorm88 / 65Winds: E at 7-14 mphPartly sunny and pleasant89 / 67Winds: E at 6-12 mphMONDAYA t-storm possible in the afternoon88 / 69Winds: ESE at 7-14 mphTUESDAYA t-storm possible in the afternoon90 / 71Winds: S at 8-16 mphWEDNESDAYRather cloudy, t-storms possible89 / 66Winds: SSW at 10-20 mphTHURSDAY City Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Mon. Tue.Today Mon. Tue. Washington Washington 82/62 82/62 New York NewYork 74/56 74/56 Miami Miami 84/74 84/74 Atlanta Atlanta 86/65 86/65 Detroit Detroit 58/45 58/45 Houston Houston 87/74 87/74 Chicago Chicago 60/44 60/44 Minneapolis Minneapolis 64/44 64/44 Kansas City KansasCity 60/50 60/50 El Paso ElPaso 86/62 86/62 Denver Denver 53/36 53/36 Billings Billings 58/35 58/35 Los Angeles LosAngeles 69/55 69/55 San Francisco SanFrancisco 62/52 62/52 Seattle Seattle 56/43 56/43 Washington 82/62 New York 74/56 Miami 84/74 Atlanta 86/65 Detroit 58/45 Houston 87/74 Chicago 60/44 Minneapolis 64/44 Kansas City 60/50 El Paso 86/62 Denver 53/36 Billings 58/35 Los Angeles 69/55 San Francisco 62/52 Seattle 56/43 A stalled out front will stretch from the mid-Atlantic into the central Plains today. As a result, showers and t-storms, some strong, will also linger along this zone. Torrential downpours could lead to ash ooding problems in the Ohio Valley. Steadier rain will soak parts of Ohio and western Pennsylvania as well. With high pressure in control, the Southeast will stay mainly dry and unusually warm. Following a cool start to the weekend on the northern Plains, temperatures will rebound back towards normal. U.S. Cities National Forecast for April 24Shown 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 Mon. Tue.Today Mon. Tue. World Cities National SummaryCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/WCity Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Hi/Lo/W Today Mon. Tue. Today Mon. Tue. Weather (W):s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, rrain, sf-snow urries, sn-snow, i-ice. Albuquerque 71/47/c 73/47/s 69/36/pc Atlanta 86/65/s 83/63/pc 80/64/pc Baltimore 82/62/t 80/62/t 80/62/pc Birmingham 86/64/s 84/65/pc 82/67/pc Boston 62/49/c 60/50/r 69/55/pc Charlotte 86/60/pc 85/62/pc 81/62/pc Cheyenne 50/34/c 56/33/sh 51/32/sh Chicago 60/44/c 62/48/r 67/43/t Cleveland 60/48/r 69/54/t 72/54/c Columbus 66/56/r 79/60/t 77/58/t Dallas 83/70/pc 86/67/t 86/62/t Denver 53/36/c 64/34/pc 56/33/sh Detroit 58/45/c 58/49/t 77/51/c Harrisburg 76/54/t 74/60/t 80/60/pc Honolulu 87/71/s 86/73/s 88/73/sh Houston 87/74/pc 87/74/c 87/72/t Indianapolis 68/56/sh 77/58/t 75/52/t Jackson, MS 84/66/pc 85/68/pc 86/70/c Kansas City 60/50/sh 68/48/t 65/47/sh Lexington 76/60/t 82/61/t 76/61/t Little Rock 81/64/pc 80/66/t 82/65/t Los Angeles 69/55/pc 69/56/pc 75/57/s Louisville 76/62/t 83/65/t 79/62/t Memphis 83/65/pc 83/68/pc 82/67/t Milwaukee 54/38/c 54/42/r 58/38/t Minneapolis 64/44/pc 65/45/c 55/40/r Nashville 82/62/pc 84/65/pc 80/62/t New Orleans 84/69/pc 85/72/pc 86/72/pc New York City 74/56/t 68/55/t 76/59/pc Norfolk 82/64/pc 79/62/pc 77/63/pc Oklahoma City 69/60/t 78/55/t 72/52/pc Philadelphia 78/60/t 77/60/t 80/60/pc Phoenix 86/64/s 89/65/s 90/62/s Pittsburgh 70/51/r 78/57/t 80/58/c Portland, ME 64/40/pc 59/43/r 62/52/c Portland, OR 60/45/sh 56/42/r 58/44/sh Raleigh 86/62/pc 84/65/pc 82/65/pc Rochester 58/40/c 65/50/r 78/56/c St. Louis 65/60/t 76/59/t 74/52/t San Francisco 62/52/pc 61/46/c 67/48/s Seattle 56/43/sh 54/40/r 55/42/sh Wash., DC 82/62/t 83/63/pc 80/62/pc Cape Coral 88/66/s 88/68/t 88/69/pc Clearwater 86/69/s 87/70/t 87/71/pc Coral Springs 84/74/pc 86/73/t 85/75/pc Daytona Beach 82/66/pc 82/68/s 84/69/pc Ft. Laud. Bch 85/76/pc 86/75/t 87/76/pc Fort Myers 89/67/s 90/68/t 87/70/pc Gainesville 87/61/t 86/65/t 86/66/pc Hollywood 86/73/pc 87/73/t 87/75/pc Homestead AFB 83/72/pc 84/74/t 85/75/pc Jacksonville 85/61/pc 83/66/s 83/68/pc Key West 84/76/s 85/76/t 85/78/pc Miami 84/74/pc 85/74/t 86/76/pc Okeechobee 82/69/s 84/72/pc 85/71/pc Orlando 86/65/s 88/67/s 88/69/pc Pembroke Pines 86/73/pc 87/73/t 87/75/pc St. Augustine 79/66/pc 79/67/s 81/71/pc St. Petersburg 86/70/s 88/70/t 88/71/pc Sarasota 87/66/s 88/68/t 87/71/pc Tallahassee 87/63/s 86/64/pc 89/65/pc Tampa 86/68/s 89/70/t 88/72/pc W. Palm Bch 83/74/pc 84/73/t 85/74/pc Winter Haven 87/67/t 89/68/pc 89/69/pc Acapulco 88/76/t 88/74/t 88/71/s Athens 65/50/s 65/52/pc 60/53/r Beirut 67/52/s 67/55/s 72/63/s Berlin 70/47/s 63/48/sh 66/53/sh Bermuda 74/69/s 74/71/s 74/70/s Calgary 56/28/s 61/37/pc 53/35/sh Dublin 59/48/pc 51/37/c 54/39/pc Edmonton 58/23/s 63/32/pc 61/33/pc Freeport 84/70/pc 83/75/t 83/75/pc Geneva 67/52/sh 67/45/c 70/44/s Havana 89/68/s 88/68/t 89/70/t Hong Kong 82/72/s 81/70/s 81/72/c Jerusalem 64/44/s 62/46/s 70/55/s Johannesburg 67/51/t 68/51/t 65/45/t Kiev 64/45/c 63/45/c 66/44/c London 70/48/pc 72/46/s 60/46/pc Montreal 57/37/s 61/45/s 63/46/c Moscow 57/42/pc 60/45/c 63/46/c Nice 70/59/pc 74/60/pc 74/58/sh Ottawa 56/35/s 63/44/pc 60/51/c Quebec 52/32/s 57/36/s 55/39/r Rio de Janeiro 83/72/pc 81/69/t 76/70/r Seoul 55/41/sh 61/46/pc 64/48/r Singapore 88/79/t 88/77/t 88/79/t Sydney 73/59/sh 72/57/sh 70/59/sh Toronto 59/42/pc 54/46/pc 63/53/c Vancouver 48/46/c 54/44/r 56/42/sh Vienna 71/55/c 66/55/sh 65/55/sh Warsaw 59/48/c 65/47/pc 65/47/c Winnipeg 58/37/pc 65/44/s 59/37/pc A lmanac Readings at Palm Beach High .............................................. 2:21 a.m. Low ............................................... 8:25 a.m. High .............................................. 2:39 p.m. Low ............................................... 8:51 p.m. Sunny to partly cloudy today with a t-storm in a couple of spots in the afternoon. Mainly clear tonight. Partly sunny and pleasant tomorrow. Tuesday: times of clouds and sun with a shower or t-storm possible in the afternoon. On April 24, 1908, a series of tornadoes moving from Louisiana to Alabama took more than 300 lives and leveled many communities. A stray thunderstorm this afternoon. Winds east 7-14 mph. Expect 8-12 hours of sunshine with a 45% chance of precipitation and average relative humidity 65%. 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 Apr 24May 3May 10May 17 Today Monday Sunrise 6:55 a.m. 6:54 a.m. Sunset 7:54 p.m. 7:54 p.m. Moonrise 1:38 a.m. 2:18 a.m. Moonset 12:45 p.m. 1:40 p.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. Jacksonville 85/61 Gainesville 87/61 Ocala 86/63 Daytona Beach 82/66 Orlando 86/65 Winter Haven 87/67 Tampa 86/68 Clearwater 86/69 St. Petersburg 86/70 Sarasota 87/66 Fort Myers 89/67 Naples 88/68 Okeechobee 82/69 West Palm Beach 83/74 Fort Lauderdale 85/76 Miami 84/74 Tallahassee 87/63 Apalachicola 83/66 Pensacola 82/69 Key West Avon Park 88/65 Sebring 88/65 Lorida 85/69 Lake Placid 88/65 Venus 88/65 Brighton 85/67 TidesReadings at St. Petersburg High .............................................. 6:49 p.m. Low ............................................... 2:26 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. 6 10 10 5 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 84/76 Lake Levels Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 11.19 Normal ...............................................14.51 Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterdayTemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHigh Tuesday ......................................... 91 Low Tuesday .......................................... 59 High Wednesday .................................... 91 Low Wednesday .................................... 54 High Thursday ..................................... N.A. Low Thursday ...................................... N.A.Heat IndexFor 3 p.m. todayRelative humidity .................................. 47% Expected air temperature ....................... 87 Makes it feel like .................................... 89BarometerTuesday ...............................................30.08 Wednesday .........................................30.11 Thursday ...............................................N.A.PrecipitationTuesday ...............................................0.00 Wednesday .........................................0.00 Thursday .............................................0.00 Month to date ..................................... 2.03 Year to date ......................................... 9.87

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Page 8ANews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com r educe stress, lower blood p ressure and bring smiles to p atientsfaces. Cornerstone Hospice p atient care supervisor Pat L udemann said that pet t herapy can be specially usef ul in the hospice setting for p atients who have withdrawn f rom the people around them b ut find interacting with an a nimal easier and less p ainful. The process of becoming a certified Therapy Dog i ncludes basic obedience t raining as well as a number o f observations of the dog a ccompanied by their hand ler in a public venue by a c ertified tester from Therapy D ogs Inc., said Hospice v olunteer specialist Sherry D iSimone, who is in charge o f the Therapy K-9 Patrol p roject. These dogs have to pass s trict behavioral testing, h ave certain temperament a nd must love being petted a nd being around children a nd older patients. Handlers and their dogg ies also attend a two-day 1 6-hour Cornerstone H ospice Volunteer Training w here they learn more about w orking with Hospice p atients and their families. This training includes subjects such as life enrichment, bereavement, end-stage diseases and other topics designed to help prepare the volunteers. These specialized training sessions are open to anyone who would like to become a volunteer or who is interested in learning more about Hospice. Volunteer candidates who own dogs may want to explore being part of the Cornerstone Hospice Therapy K-9 Patrol and if they have no dog, everyone is welcome as a volunteer candidate. For further information either to register for the volunteer training or to be part of the Therapy K-9 Patrol, please call DiSimone in Highlands at 382-4563. Continued from page 2A Courtesy photo Cornerstone Hospice patient Alice Gedge pets Hospice Therapy dog Gidget on Thursday at Sunny Hills Assisted Living during the facilitys Easter Bonnet contest in Sebring. Della Figur of Lorida is the pet therapy handler for Gidget, a Belgian schipperke, part of the nonprofit Cornerstone Hospice Pet Therapy K-9 Patrol. Dogs give patients a smile Office (S.O) to assume command of the Citys Police Department while they help us review our Police procedures. Since this is an open outstanding review of the Department investigation, any further questions need to be directed through the Sheriffs office. On April 21, in a letter to Sheriff Susan Benton, Deleon thanked the HCSO for their assistance. During the past three days, the City of Avon Park has dealt with a complex and difficult law enforcement challenge. We needed your assistance to stabilize and assess police operations. Your staff has exercised the utmost professionalism in helping us provide transitional leadership to evaluate our capability and our police procedures. Major Schrader and the APPD leadership staff have concluded that the citys police department is working with antiquated (emphasis added by Deleon) police procedures. For efficiency purposes, uniformity, and expectations of our sworn officers, we need to prioritize updating our police procedures to reflect current law enforcement standards. At this point, after meeting with APPD leadership staff and stabilizing operations, I am returning command of the APPolice Department back to Commander Lister who will work under my direct supervision. While the emergency has been handled, I still need the Sheriffs staff assistance in the high level effort to adopt procedures for our Police Department which reflect current law enforceme nt standards, the letter state d. Deleon told the News-Su n on Thursday that the polic es and procedures were outda ted and that was part of t he reason for his intercession Deleon said the revie w revealed the police depa rtment was following an tiquated police procedur es from 1978. APPD records show th at Rowan had forward ed updated polices to the Poli ce Benevolent Associatio n (PBA) earlier in the year f or their review before adoptio n and that references to a ll previous police chief nam es had been replaced by Row an with just Chief. Deleon went on to state in his letter that the city wou ld seek Florida La w Enforcement Accreditatio n as an ultimate objective f or the citys police. Continued from page 1A APPD returned to local control Associated PressIMMOKALEE Asouthwest Florida f amily is mourning a soldier killed in A fghanistan. Sgt. Linda Pierre of Immokalee was one of f ive U.S. soldiers killed last weekend in a suic ide attack. U.S. officials say an Afghan sold ier working as a Taliban sleeper agent set off m ultiple grenades. Pierre was assigned to Fort Campbell, Ky. The 28-year-old was deployed late last year for her first tour overseas. Pierres father, a Haitian immigrant, says he still loves the Army despite his daughters death. Shes not the only soldier in her family. One of Pierres brothers is scheduled to be deployed with the Army after serving five tours overseas with the Marines. Immokalee soldier killed in Afghanistan

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By JAMES L. ROSICA Associated PressTALLAHASSEE In the latest triumph of the conservative agenda, the Florida House has approved an overhaul of the states elections law that opponents call an effort at suppressing voting. The 157-page bill (HB 1355) passed by a party-line vote of 79-37 on Thursday. The measures Republican backers including sponsor Dennis Baxley, R-Ocala say the bill will help tamp down future voter fraud. State Rep. Seth McKeel, R-Lakeland, listed many of the bills changes during debate, including a requirement that third-party votersign up groups register with the state. After each one, he said, That doesnt seem harmful to democracy or suppressing voting. Democratic critics, though showing some fatigue, fought the bill down to their last minute of debate. Afew even suggested that some of the bills provisions were unconstitutional because they tend to deny voting rights. We are fixing something that doesnt need to be fixed, said state Rep. Darryl Rouson, D-St. Petersburg. This is a bad bill; it sets bad precedent and sets bad policy. The bills passage follows a string of Republican-led victories this legislative session, including overhauling the states courts system, easing growth management laws and weakening public employee unions. Among its many provisions, as the bill now stands, it: Requires voter-registration groups, such as the League of Women Voters, to register with the state, file regular reports and turn in completed voter-registration forms within 48 hours or face a $50 fine for each late form. The leagues state leader this week said her group may suspend its voter registration efforts if the measure becomes law. Upending years of progress in Floridas voting will not and should not be tolerated by voters, said Deirdre Macnab, president of the League of Women Voters of Florida. Forces some voters to use provisional ballots instead of regular ballots if they want to update their name or address in voting records at the polling place. Aprovisional ballot requires a person to later offer evidence of his or her eligibility to vote. Democrats voiced concerns that a majority of provisional ballots are thrown out every election; Republicans said the provision would prevent people from voting more than once. Prohibits a person from running for local office as a candidate of a political party if they switched political parties in the last year. Allows groups to run opinion polls for people who are considering running for office. Such polls are counted as campaign contributions only if the person actually becomes a candidate. Requires the governorappointed Secretary of State, the states chief election officer, to provide direction and opinions to the elected county elections supervisors. Voids an absentee ballot if the signature on the voters certificate doesnt match the signature on record. Prohibits approaching anyone who is waiting in line to vote and giving that person voting advice. Creates a panel to fix the date for the states presidential primary. Opponents, mainly Democrats, say Florida should just comply with rules agreed to by the national Democratic and Republican parties giving Florida a March primary date. But Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Rick Scott have been at odds with their own national party by insisting on an earlier date, Jan. 31, which would make it first. They argue Florida deserves a more prominent position in the nominating process because its the largest among the expected swing states in the 2012 election. Both national parties, as they did in 2008, are threatening to take away some or all of Floridas convention delegates if the state fails to abide by the agreed-upon calendar, which starts with caucuses and primaries in Iowa, New Hampshire, Nevada and South Carolina between Feb. 1 and March 5. Acompanion (SB 2086) to the House bill is in the Senate. In other action Thursday, the House approved a related bill (HB 1261) would allow the entire text of a proposed constitutional amendment to be placed on the ballot if the Florida Supreme Court strikes down all of the ballot summaries. By a 5-2 vote, the high court struck three constitutional-amendment questions all backed by the Republican-controlled Legislature from the ballot in 2010. The majority of justices found them to have confusing or even misleading ballot summaries. One would have let voters voice opposition to the U.S. health care overhaul. Another would have strengthened the Legislatures hand in redrawing congressional and legislative districts, and a third would have given home buyers an extra property tax exemption if they hadnt owned a house for at least eight years. Associated Press writer Bill Kaczor contributed to this report. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 9A STATEGOVERNMENT Elections overhaul passed by House MCTphoto A bill passed by the state House of Represtentatives on Thursday would change voting procedures. By LAURAWIDESMUNOZ APHispanic Affairs WriterMIAMI The Florida I mmigrant Advocacy C enter along with the A merican Civil Liberties U nion plan sue the state i mmediately if the L egislature passes either o f two pending immigrat ion bills in the House and t he Senate, the nonprofit s aid Thursday. Immigrant advocates s ay components of the H ouse bill closely resemb le the very ones in A rizonas new immigrat ion law that a federal a ppeals court recently u pheld were unconstitut ional. Floridas House bill w ould authorize local law e nforcement to check out t he immigration status of a nyone under investigat ion, even if the individual h ad never been arrested. A nd it would allow local o fficers to check the i mmigration status whene ver they suspected someo ne is in the country illeg ally. The House bill also r equires employers to use t he federal governments E -Verify work authorizat ion program. Some of our legislators a re trying to push forward b ills that would have deva stating effects on the s tate, said executive d irector Cheryl Little duri ng a news conference w ith community leaders a nd the ACLU. She said it w ill make immigrants a lready fearful of law e nforcement more afraid o f cooperating with local o fficials. If one of these bills b ecomes law, FIAC is r eady to sue, she added. The Senate bill is more l imited, but it still requires l ocal law enforcement c heck the immigration stat us of inmates, encouragi ng them to go beyond s imply using federal crimi nal and immigration datab ases. The Senate bill would a lso allow businesses to l et employees use a driv ers license as proof they a re authorized to work, i nstead of the E-Verify p rogram. Supporters of stronger i mmigration enforcement s ay the Senate version of t he bill is worthless b ecause driver licenses f rom other states are too e asy to forge and wont p rove work eligibility. The Advocacy Centers a ttorneys said they were d umbfounded that Florida R ep. William Snyder, RS tuart, would propose a b ill that includes provis ions so close to the A rizona measures that h ave been blocked. Attorney Tania Galloni a dded that the Florida H ouse provision for a llowing state criminal j udges to decide whether i ndividuals are in the c ountry illegally for sent encing purposes directly u surps federal immigrat ion judgesauthority and w ould also likely be held u nconstitutional. Manny Fernandez, a M iami-based attorney and m ember of the group S omos Republicanos, w hich fought the legislat ion in Arizona, described t he House bill as a thinly v eiled effort to energize a c ore group of voters w hom he said do not repr esent the majority of the s tate nor even the s tates Republican Party. Immigration bill would draw quick lawsuit By BILLKACZOR Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Floridas two legislative chambers have made little progress toward resolving their budgetary differences, leading House Speaker Dean Cannon to say he cant guarantee an on-time finish with just two weeks left in the annual session. Gov. Rick Scott, meanwhile, reiterated Friday that hes confident the Legislature will begin cutting Floridas corporate income tax although thats in neither chambers budget bill. Cannon said hes optimistic lawmakers wont need a special session to finish the budget but that anythings possible. The Legislature could extend the session beyond its scheduled May 6 conclusion or Cannon and Senate President Mike Haridopolos could jointly call a special session. Its more important that we do it right than get hung up on a 60-day time limit, Cannon said after the Hou se finished an abbreviat ed two-day holiday work we ek Thursday. The Senate took t he entire week off for Passov er and Easter, but budget lea ders from both chambe rs spoke behind the scen es without agreeing on prelim inary issues. The Houses $66.5 b illion budget is about $4 b illion less than the Senate s, but much of that gap is d ue to accounting difference s. The Senate, for instanc e, includes the five region al water management distric ts and 67 county court clerk s offices in the state budg et while the House does not. Both cut nearly $4 billio n in spending because t he states income from tax es and fees hasnt kept up wi th the growing demand for an d cost of services. Also, both chambers pl an on raising revenue b y increasing college and/ or university tuition as well as what amounts to pay cu ts for teachers and sta te employees. Cannon: No guarantee of on-time finish

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www.newssun.comNews-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011Page 11 A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2010-CA-001145 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-R9 Plaintiff, vs. REINALDO L. RIVERA AND LUZ E. RIVERA, HUSBAND AND WIFE; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION #1; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION #2; IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order OF Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-001145 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR AMERIQUEST MORTGAGE SECURITIES, INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-R9, Plaintiff and REINALDO L. RIVERA AND LUZ E. RIVERA, HUSBAND AND WIFE, are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNT Y COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., May 11, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 7, BLOCK 2, LAGO VISTA SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 11, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2010-CA-001221 DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR ARGENT SECURITIES, INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-M2 Plaintiff, vs. FRANCES VIRGINIA WHITTEN /A/K/A FRANCES V. WHITTEN AND MACK ARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/ A MAC ARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/A McARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/A MCAURHUR WHITTEN Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order OF Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-001221 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR ARGENT SECURITIES, INC., ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-M2, Plaintiff and FRANCES VIRGINIA WHITTEN /A/K/A FRANCES V. WHITTEN AND MACK ARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/ A MAC ARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/A McARTHUR WHITTEN A/K/A MCAURHUR WHITTEN are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNT Y COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., May 11, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 8, BLOCK 3, K.F. SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 May 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282007CA000845A000XX COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs JONATHAN B. MIELE AND ___ MIELE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONATHAN B. MIELE, IF MARRIED; SEBRING RIDGE OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1;UNKNOWN TENANTS NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 282007CA000845A000XX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB, is Plaintiff and JONATHAN B. MIELE AND ___ MIELE, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONATHAN B. MIELE, IF MARRIED; SEBRING RIDGE OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1;UNKNOWN TENANTS NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, at Highlands County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 10th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 739 OF SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION E, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, AT PAGE 53, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 1050Legals IN THE COUNTY CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001064 BANK OF AMERICA, NA, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB Plaintiff, vs. ESPERANZA ESPINOSA AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on April 11, 2011, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 20, IN BLOCK 259, OF SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 89, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 124 HAPPINESS AVE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 11, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 12th day of April, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE COUNTY CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001742 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. ARTHUR L. JONES, PINE & LAKE OF SEBRING HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ARTHUR L. JONES, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on April 11, 2011, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 56, OF PINE AND LAKE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2235 PINEWOOD BLVD, SEBRING, FL 33870; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 11, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 12th day of April, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10-1147 GCS ANNETTE MANGIERO, TRUSTEE OF THE MANGIERO FAMILY TRUST DATED 5-4-90 and DAVID MANGIERO Plaintiff vs. TIMOTHY B. RUGGIERO; JEANNE C. RUGGIERO JOHN DOE AND ALL OTHERS IN POSSESSION; CHOROWSKI & MOORE P.A. Defendants NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment April 11, 2011 and entered in case 10-1147 GCS in the Circuit Court of the Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein Annette Mangiero and David Mangiero are Plaintiffs and Timothy B. Ruggiero, Jeanne C. Ruggiero and Chorowski & Moore P.A. are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM BASEMENT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FLORIDA on the 10th day of May, 2011 at 11:00 am the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: The North 25 feet of Lot 4 and all of Lots 5 and 6 LAKE CHARLOTTE SHORES, according to the map or plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6 Page 24 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Address: 7317 Sparta Road Sebring, FL 33875 Dated at Highlands County, Florida this 12th day of April, 2011. BOB GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000156 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. JAVIER HERRERA, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000156 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and JAVIER HERRERA; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAVIER HERRERA N/K/A JESENIA HERRERA; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 21 AND 22, BLOCK 93, SECTION D, OAKRIDGE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 108, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN FLEETCRAFT CORP MANUFACTURED HOME ID NO. FLFLP70A21076CG AND ID NO. FLFLP70B21076GC, LOCATED AT THE ABOVE DESCRIBED REAL PROPERTY A/K/A 2340 W ROBEY ROAD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 f09008096 NMNC-SPECFHLMC --Team 5 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000469 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. GEORGE A WOLFE AKA GEORGE A WOLFE IV, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000469 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and GEORGE A WOLFE AKA GEORGE A WOLFE IV; ANGIE M. WOLFE; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 42, HIGHLANDS HOMES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1513 ORANGE BLOSSOM AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09032711 NMNC-FHA --Team 1 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 24: May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000096 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. DAVIS S. BOWDEN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000096 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO HOME MORTGAGE, INC., is the Plaintiff and DAVIS S. BOWDEN; LISA BOWDEN; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 8, BLOCK 6, ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES, UNIT NO. 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 44, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 6232 SUNRISE WAY, SEBRING, FL 33875 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 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09002872 NMNC-SPECFHLMC--Team 5 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 24: May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000663 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2006-WF2, Plaintiff, vs. MASUD RAHMAN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-000663 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2006-WF2, is the Plaintiff and MASUD RAHMAN; RABEYA RAHMAN; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 7, BLOCK 17, HYDE PARK 2ND REPLAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 904 WEST PRAIRIE STREET, AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 f10033964 NMNC-CONV--Team 1 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 24: May 1, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001371 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2006-WF2, Plaintiff, vs. LEE E. WILLIS, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated April 11, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001371 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CMLTI 2006-WF2, is the Plaintiff and LEE E. WILLIS; SANDRA WILLIS; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE A VENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 12th day of May, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 607, SEBRING RIDGE SECTION C, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 2729 KING DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on April 12, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08087791 NMNC-CONV--Team 1 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. April 24: May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 10-869 GCS SUN 'N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, a special district and a public corporation of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. NATIONAL RECREATIONAL PROPERTIES OF SUN 'N LAKES, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company,its successors and/or assigns; DEVELOPER FINANCE CORPORATION, a Delaware Corporation, its successors and/or assigns; and RICARDO MOODIE, if alive and if not, his unknown spouse,heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against RICARDO MOODIE, and all claimants under of such party; 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: Parcel 1: Lot 26, Block 342, Unit 16, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 04, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Parcel 2: Lot 27, Block 342, Unit 16, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 04, 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 10th day of May, 2011. SIGNED this 12th day of April, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (941) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8770. April 24; May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: GC 09-538 SUN 'N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, a special district and a public corporation of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. GARY HOFFENDEN, a Married Man, and the Unknown Spouse of GARY HOFFENDEN, if alive and if not, his unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against GARY HOFFENDEN and the Unknown Spouse of GARY HOFFENDEN, and all claimants under of such party; and BRANCH BANKING and TRUST COMPANY, a foreign profit corporation, its successors and/or assigns; 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 21, Block 342, Unit 16, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 04, 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 10th day of May, 2011. SIGNED this 12th day of April, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (941) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8770. April 24; May 1, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: GC 08-795 SUN 'N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT, a special district and a public corporation of the State of Florida, Plaintiff, vs. DELORES WALKER, if alive and if not, her unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against DELORES WALKER, and all claimants under of such party; and MURRAY ROY ABBOTT, if alive and if not, his unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against MURRAY ROY ABBOTT, and all claimants under of such party 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 43, Block 351, Unit 16, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 04, 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 10th day of May, 2011. SIGNED this 12th day of April, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of publication of this Notice of Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (941) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8770. April 24; May 1, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: 11000469FCS BETTY L. CALVILLO, Petitioner and JOSE A. CALVILLO, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: JOSE A. CALVILLO LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWNYOU 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, BETTY L. CALVILLO, whose address is 1307 Spinks Lane, Sebring, FL 33870 on or before May 20, 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 Cler k 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: April 20, 2011.CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Alice Perez Deputy Clerk April 24; May 1, 8, 15, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-153 Division Tenth IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY LEE CHAGNOT Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARY LEE CHAGNOT, deceased, whose date of death was October 19, 2008, and whose social security number is 266-40-1642, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2011. Personal Representative: Christine M. Miller 755 S. Broadway Avenue Bartow, Florida 33830 Attorney for Personal Representative: STEPHEN M. MARTIN Florida Bar No. 0308234 STEPHEN M. MARTIN, P.A. 200 Lake Morton Drive, 2nd Floor Lakeland, Florida 33801 Telephone: (863)683-8765 April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-168 IN RE: ESTATE OF EDITH H. ROGERS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EDITH H. ROGERS, deceased, whose date of death was March 13, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 17, 2011. Personal Representative: KENNETH P. JOHNSON 1018 TRIUMPH DRIVE SEBRING, FL 33870 /s/ Kenneth P. Johnson Attorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD M. ABLES, III, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 /s/ Clifford M. Ables, III FLORIDA BAR NUMBER 178379 April 17, 24, 2011 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-133 IN RE: ESTATE OF PONTICELLO, SHARON L. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of SHARON L. PONTICELLO deceased, whose date of death was March 11, 2011, and whose social security number is 144-42-2366, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce A venue, 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 A pril 24, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Patricia Simons 2501 Woodlawn Ave. Boise, ID 83702 A ttorney for Personal Representative: / s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 April 24; May 1, 2011 1050Legals CLASSIFIEDS Classified ads get fast results

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Page 12ANews-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.co m IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-281GCS HAMMOCK LAND & CATTLE CO., INC., A Florida Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. DOUGLAS C. KEIP and YVONNE R. KEIP, Husband and Wife, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to Final Default Judgment and Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure and for Attorney's Fees and Costs entered by the Court on April 11, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the jury assembly room in the courthouse located at 430 South Commerce A venue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on the 6th day of May, 2011, at 11:00 a.m., the following-described property: PARCEL 14 COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 46'47'' WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 1,715.53 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 13 DEGREES 43'47'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1,308.34 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF ARBUCKLE ROAD; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 40'38'' WEST ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 516.52 FEET; THENCE NORTH 13 DEGREES 50'06'' EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1,307.97 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 1; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 46'47'' EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 514.28 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 15.05 A CRES, MORE OF LESS. A ND PARCEL 15 COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 46'47'' WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 2,229.81 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 13 DEGREES 50'06'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1,307.97 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF ARBUCKLE ROAD; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 40'38'' WEST, A DISTANCE OF 516.52 FEET; THENCE NORTH 13 DEGREES 54'30'' EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1,307.56 FEET TO A POINT ON THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 1; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 41'45'' EAST A LONG SAID NORTH LINE, A DISTANCE OF 89.92 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 1; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 46'47'' EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, A DISTANCE OF 425.06 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 15.05 A CRES, MORE OR LESS. DATED this 11th day of April, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 10-1082-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. SIBREL ENTERPRISES, INC., a Florida Corporation, GEORGE DAVID SIBREL, UNITED STATES OF A MERICA, and STATE AND FLORIDA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the ` `Final Judgment of Foreclosure'' (the ``Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on January 10, 2011, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 6, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. SEE EXHIBIT ``A'' SCHEDULE ``A'' Parcel 1 South 25 feet of Lot 13, Block 48, ORIGINAL TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 1, of the Public Records of DeSoto County (of which Highlands County was formerly a part), Florida, and in Transcript Book, page 6, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Parcel 2 Lot 2, Block 427, Highlands Towers Subdivision Revised, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 5, page 29, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 17, 24, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. GC 10-547 HIGHLANDS COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC., a Florida corporation vs JO ANN JOHNSON, Defendant NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lots 21 and 22, Block 48, AVON PARK LAKES RED HILL FARMS ADDITION, UNIT C, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 52, 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, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the 9th day of June, A.D., 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk *In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of Courts office at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3701, Telephone 863-402-6500 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired (TDD) 1-800-9771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, Via Florida Relay Service. April 24; May 1, 2011 (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court A TTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 May 17, 24, 2011 1050Legals

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www.newssun.comNews-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011Page 13 A 331 0 0 Hwy . 2 7 7 South Sebring , F L L 33870 863-402-2786 EOEE-mail: resumesebring@crosscountry-auto.comHIRING SUPERVISORS Com e e Join Our Winnin g g Team! Als o o Hiring Ful l l & & Par t t Time Custome r r Service Associates Comprehensive Benefit PackageTuition Reimbursement Life Insurance Vacation Time Holiday Pay Medical Dental LINCOLN TOWNCAR '97 Blk/blk. leather. Presidential Series. $2,500. Call 863-452-9899. LINCOLN TOWNCAR '97 Blk/blk. Leather, Presidentail Series. Call 863-459-9899 1998 NISSANMAXIMA, Burgundy, 4Dr, 6 cylinder, automatic, 62K, cold air, CLEAN, Very Good Condition. $5200 Sorry Sold! 1996 CHEVYS10 Super Cab, 4.3, 5 speed. $1500 o.b.o. Call 863-382-4217 9450Automotive for Sale1973 NORTON850 COMMANDO One Owner* RareFind 10K miles New paint & chrome Will Accept reasonable offer. 863-382-8985 or 863-465-9100 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 Transportation 8000 Recreation PUPS STANDARDPoodles. 3 Colors. 11 wks. We're cute, playful, Pedigree. Free Range, loving, Guarenteed. In training, learning fast. $900. Call 305-731-6242. We won't last. NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states tha t all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. HAND RAISEDIndian Ring Neck Parrots. Very sweet. Great gifts. $200. Call 863-697-3418 7520Pets & Supplies WEBER BBQ,OT silver, NIB. $75 863-385-3199 SEWING MACHINESinger with cabinet, bench & attachments $100 o.b.o. 863-465-7738 or 863-441-3180 PICNIC TABLERed, fits in trunk $24 863-385-3199 LOVESEAT BLUEPlaid $40. Call 863-201-3769 BOOKS WESTERNS,20 for $12. CALL 863-385-1563 BAR, WOOD& Leather $50. Call 863-201-3769 AUTOMATIC BREADMACHINE needs a good home $25 863-465-7738 or 863-441-3180 7310Bargain Buys WINDOWS -White, Tinted & Tempered Alum. (2) 4'X8' $350 / (1) 6'X3' $175 / Cabinets w/ Formica Top (3) $150. Call 863-385-3199 VACUUM CLEANERKirby with attachments, $200 o.b.o. & ROOMBA (vacuum) complete, used once $50. 863-465-7738 OR 863-441-3180 7300Miscellaneous DINING ROOMSET Broyhil w/2 leafs, dark oak & formica top. 6 chairs, 1 captain. All good shape seats need recovered. $350. Call 863-465-4284 7180FurnitureREFRIGERATOR MAYTAG.Excel cond. 20.7 cu.ft. $150. Call 863-452-1904 7040Appliances 7000 Merchandise SEBRING (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 AVON PARKLarge Retail/Office Building, 100 E. Main St. A MUST SEE! 863-295-9272 6750Commercial RentalSEBRING -1BR w/bath, furn/unfurn, W/D, Satellite, full use of home. $400/mo. or $100/wk + dep. 863-304-2849 6400Rooms for RentSEBRING -Weekly/Multi-Week Condo Rentals Avail. Now. Located on Little Lake Jackson across from Harder Hall Golf Club. Lots of ammenities. Starting @ $500/wk. 863-385-5005, ext. 0 6320Seasonal Property SPRING LAKE3BR, 2BA, 2CG, CHA, patio, ceramic tiled liv. room, din. room, kitchen, bath & halls, SS appliances, refrigerator has water on door, micro., W/D hook up. No pets. 863-655-0136 SEBRING 3BR (possible 4BR), 1BA LARGEfenced yard with Citrus trees. Nice area, Indian Streets off Lakeview Dr $600 mo., + 1st & Sec. 863-446-1861 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3BR, 2.5BA, 1CG $800/mo. No Smoking, no pets. 863-655-0311 6300Unfurnished HousesSEBRING 2240Avalon Rd. 3/2 furn. Small animals ok. Near Shopping Center & Senior Club References $700. first/last. Call 305-387-6863 after 4pm. or 863-237-3129. 6250Furnished Houses LAKE PLACID2/BR, 2/BA Apt / Duplex, Washer / Dryer, screend porch. Excellent Conditio n. Includes water. $500 monthly plus 1 mo. security. 954-695-8348 AVON PARKLEMONTREE APTS: 1BR, 1BA $495/mo +$200 security; Washer/Dryer, Microwave, WSG included. Pets Wlcome. Call Alan, 386-503-8953 AVON PARKClean, Quiet; Studios / 1BR. 1BA / 2BR, 2BA Apts., from $375/mo. New tile & appliances, screened patios & W/D hook ups. Students/Seniors Discount Call 863-452-0469. AVON PARKApartment with balcony overlooking Lake Verona and City Park 100 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. SPECIAL: $325/mo. 863-453-8598 AVON PARK**** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 SEBRING -2BR, 2BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $600/mo. Call Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. RELAX ATLake Isis VillasLuxurious 2BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. Call 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING LOVELY,furnished 1BR on Lakefront Estate. No Pets. Utilities & cable included $425/mo 863-655-1068 SEBRING -Downtown on the Circle. Monthy rates starting at $400. payable wkly. Includes elec. & water. No Pets. 306 circle. 863-386-9100 or 954-295-7194. Or go to Bldg. and ask for John. 863-414-7535 REDUCED RENTfor doing maintenance. Upstairs furnished apartment. Need references. 863-385-1806. 6150FurnishedApartments SEBRING 3024Spinks Rd. 2/1 Completely refurnished. New Wood Floors. Patio. Washer & Dryer. $600. mo. Call 561-967-7161 SEBRING VILLA 3BR, 2BA, 2 car garage. Wood floors, vaulted ceilings, screened porch. Convenient location near Hospital. Gated community, Clubhouse & pool, lawn maint. incl. $900. mo. RENTED!!! 6100Villas & CondosFor Rent 6000 RentalsFURNISHED -55 plus Francis II Park. 2BR, 1BA, carport, air. $500 deposit, $475 monthly plus utilities. 1 year contract. Call 419-408-8821 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent PALM HARBORHOMES Has closed 2 Model Centers Save up to 60K on select models Call Today! 800-622-2832 LAKE PLACIDWell insulated home on Paradise corner lot. Five furn. rooms, two baths, plus lg. utility room, tolls incl. Call for info. 863-202-6325 DOUBLE WIDEin 55+ park, fully furn. All you need are clothes & groceries. Ref./ ice maker, CHA, dishwasher, lg. utility rm., W & D, screened porch, includes golf cart. $12,500 obo. 863-465-7738 or 863-441-3180 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesCEMETARY LOTSPinecrest. 4 Joining. Old Section. $1,500. obo. Call 904-287-7110 or 615-653-1118 4280Cemetery LotsLAKE PLACID Tropical Harbor 55+ Lakeside Park, w/all ammenities. 2/2 DW. Tile Sunroom, Laundry & Utility. Lg. Carport. Scenic open location. Moving. Open to offers. Call 863-465-5129. 4100Homes for SaleLake PlacidSEBRING NO NEED FOR A BANK! Owner Financing 3BR, 1BA remodeled, NICE HOME! Woodlawn Elem. area. 1243 Fernvale Ave. 863-227-2717 4080Homes for SaleSebringSEBRING -Lake Home 1809 Arbuckle Creek Rd. 1 acre on Dinner Lake. 3BR, 2BA, fireplace, "fixer upper". $150 K. For an appointment Call 863-385-3162 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial WAIT STAFF NEEDED! Full Time & Part Time. Experience preferred / mature. Lunch & Dinner shifts, Apply in person at Zeno's Sun 'n Lake Blvd., Sebring. SEEKING WELLEXPERIENCED MEDICAL OFFICE HELP P/T. Excellent billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are A MUST Fax resume to: 863-471-3206 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com MEAL SITEMANAGER needed in Sebring. Reliable transportation and caring attitude towards the elderly are a must. Some lifting is required, 8:30 a.m. 1:00 p.m., M F. Apply in person at NU-HOPE Elder Care Services, Inc. 6414 U.S. 27 South, Sebring. EOE. DFWP. LYKES CITRUSMANAGEMENT has an opening for a full time Parts Person at their Basinger Grove Shop. Duties include answering phones, parts, ordering, inventory control, distribution/stocking, invoicing of incoming/outgoing parts, ability to lift 25 lbs. Successful applicants should possess 1 year experience in parts inventory or related field and have computer skills. Lykes Citrus Management Division offers competitive wages and benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and LTD insurance plus paid vacation and holidays. Interested applicants should apply in person at: Lykes Citrus Managemanent Division 490 Buckhorn Road Lorida, Fl. 33857 or 7 Lykes Road Lake Placid, Flo. 33852 Lykes Citrus Management Division is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action/Drug Free Workplace/M/F/D/V LIFEGAURDS NEEDED.Lake Placid Camp and Conference Center is hiring Lifegaurds. Please call 863-465-2197 Mon-Fri 9-5pm. EXPERIENCED. ROOFERS 863-385-0351 CNA PRIVATEduty $150. per day. Sat.-Mon. Ask for Laura 863-709-5333. ELIGIBILITY SPECIALIST.15 hrs./wk. Min. High School Diploma. Background in Public Assistance application process preferred. Responsible for assisting clients w/food stamp applications. Fax resume to: 863-452-6882 or email to kelly.johnson@hrhn.org EOE/DRUG FREE. CERTIFIED PATIENTCARE TECH Part Time / per Diem wanted for State of the Art Dialysis Facility. Call Peggy at (863) 382-9443 or fax resume to (863) 382-9242. 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment*PRN MEDICALAssistant (w/phlebotomy skills) Details @ www.flcancer.com 1400Health CareServices 1100Announcements A S OF APRIL 22, 2011, I WILL NO LONGER BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DEBTS INCURRED BY A NYONE OTHER THAN MYSELF. / s/ Gilbert M. Firtz, Jr. April 22, 24, 27, 2011 1050Legals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 314-9876 Then shop till you drop!CHECK YOUR ADPlease check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day y our ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified CASTLE HILL Apartments of Avon ParkAccepting Applications for 1 & 2 Bedroom Apts. Available to individuals 62 years or older, handicap/disabled, regardless of age. For rental information & applications please call: 863-452-6565 TDD: 711 THIS INSTITUTION IS AN Equal Opportunity Provider and EmployerLos Apt. de Castle Hill de Avon ParkEstan aceptando aplicaciones para Apts. de 1 y 2 recamaras. Disponible a personas de 62 ancs o mas, incapacidad fisica/mental, no importa la edad. Para mas informacion favor de llamar 863-452-6565. 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MyFWC.comThis fall, Northwest Florida offers some special deer and wild hog hunts at St. Marks National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) and a uniqu e big-game hunt on the island of St. Vincent NWR The application period fo r these hunts begins at 10 a.m May 3 and continues through 11:59 p.m. June 9. There are two archery hunts, two general gun hun ts and one mobility-impaired gun hunt on St. Marks NWR, which covers 60,000 acres in Wakulla, Jefferson and Taylor counties. Five-day archery hunts f or white-tailed deer and wild hogs are Nov. 8-12 in the Panacea Unit and Nov. 1-5 in the Wakulla Unit. There are 200 available permits for each hunt at $1 5 each. The two general gun hun ts are both three days long an d take place on the areas two units: Wakulla (Dec. 9-11) and Panacea (Dec. 16-18). There are 150 permits available for the Wakulla Unit and 80 for the Panace a Unit. These permits cost $15, if you are drawn. The three-day mobilityimpaired gun hunt is for hunters certified as mobilit yimpaired by the FWC. It is on the Panacea Unit Dec. 10-12, and 15 permits are available again, $15 i f drawn. For hunters looking to rough it a bit more and go after some truly big game, the 12,490-acre, undeveloped barrier island of St. Vincent NWR in Franklin County is where the hunts on for the enormous, impor ted sambar deer. These reddish-brown dee r, which are actually in the el k family, are native to Southeast Asia and were introduced on the island in 1908. They can measure 6 feet tall at the shoulder and weigh more than 700 pounds. You also can harvest wil d hogs on this hunt, but it must be with bows or muzzleloaders. Hunters with a Disabled Crossbow Permit may use crossbows. The primitive-weapon sambar deer/wild hog hunt is Dec. 1-3, and there are 200 permits available, costing $25. Hunters who purchased this hunt last year arent el igible to apply this year. The bag limit on sambar s is two (male or female), an d there is no bag limit on hogs. You can get to St. Vincen t Island only by boat. If you dont have one, yo u SPORTS B SECTION Inside This Section Magic fall to Hawks . . .3B Today in Baseball History . . .3B Dragon Hoops Camp . . .4B Sebring Swim . . .4B News-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011 News-Sun photo courtesy of KIM GAUGER Some stellar defense, such as this diving stab by third baseman Matt Grubb, helped hold Port St. Lucie to just three runs in 14 innings Thursday. The Blue Streaks, however, only managed two in the regular season finale. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Taylor Tubbs leads 12 Blue Streaks who are headed to the Region 2-3A Track and Field Meet Thursday at Harmony High School. Wildlife refuges offer special hunts See HUNTS, page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Cody Higgins drove home a run with a single in this at bat, but there wasnt much else for the Panthers to offer in Fridays 9-2 loss to the visiting Hillsborough Hawks. Two not nearly enough By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comTaylor Tubbs had a strong d ay Thursday at the District 8 3ATrack and Field meet in W inter Haven, winning two i ndividual titles to advance to R egionals and placing second t o qualify for a third event. The darling of the distance r uns, Tubbs won at both the 1 ,600and 3,200-meter dist ances in times of 5:43.26 a nd 12:08.06, respectively, to m ove on to Thursdays R egion 2,3Ameet at H armony High School. Tubss also qualified as part o f the 4X800 relay team, j oining Emily Smith, Tamra M cMahon and Cassandra M arentes to place second in a t ime of 10:48.70. Needing to place in the top f our in a particular event to m ove along to Regionals, the S treaks also saw Hannah S chroeder advance with a f ourth-place finish in the 1 ,600 and Destiny M cCartney qualify in both t he 100and 300-meter hurd les with a fourthand thirdp lace finish, respectively. That made for six Lady Streaks moving on to the regional meet, where they will be joined by six Sebring boys who advanced. Evan Wilburn, David Scheck, Elias Salgado and Renee Martin were the first four, taking fourth place in the 4X800-meter relay in a time of 8:56.56. Wilburn also moves on individually, as he took fourth in the 3,200-meter run as well, finishing in a time of 10:33.88. The Streaks then qualified two in field events with Donovan White taking fourth in the high jump by clearing 6-feet and Colton Dillon clearing 12-feet, 6-inches in the pole vault to claim third place and a ticket to Harmony. Just missing the cut to extend the invite list, Tara OBerry and Emily Helterhoff each cleared 4feet, 8-inches in the high jump to take fifth and sixth, respectively. Rachel Smith, Justus Martin and Alexandra Blackman also were nearmisses in the pole vault, with each clearing 7-feet, just six inches lower then the fourthplace qualifier. Astrong day for Sebring, with the Lady Streaks placing fifth as a team and the boys ninth, with the competition looking all the more intense at the next level with the Region 2-3Ameet having a state-high 42 schools represented. At the Region 2-2Ameet, Avon Park and Lake Placid battled through a loaded field and, despite some strong efforts and near misses, saw one athlete stamp his ticket for the Class 2AState meet. Red Devil Clint Faircloth cleared 12-feet in the pole vault, good for second place in the event. The Green Dragons saw some close calls as Devontra Fleming missed by one slot in both the high and triple jump, placing fifth in each event, while Dalton Shelton was sixth in the 3,200. Just a freshman, Shelton got a first taste of this level of competition, and like all the rest, gave the challenge his best shot, boding well for his next three years. Tubbs leads a dozen Blue Streaks to regionals News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Lake Placid head coach Dan Coomes hopes his team bounces back from Thursdays loss in Mondays District Tournament tilt with Mulberry. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThe game meant little, Thursdays regular season finale which saw the Clewiston Tigers come to town to face Lake Placid. After all, seeding for next weeks district tournament was already locked up and little was left to play for. Unfortunately, thats what it amounted to as Clewiston drubbed the Dragons by a 14-4, 6inning, mercy-rule win. We were experimenting and looking for a third pitcher moving forward that we could use in the tournament, head coach Dan Coomes said. We wanted to find a guy we could win with without having to use one of our two top starters. Dragons drubbed in season finale See LP, page 4B By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING In ending an exciting regular season, the Blue Streak baseball squad apparently didnt want it to end, dragging out Thursdays finale 14 innings before falling to the Jaguars of Port St. Lucie, 3-2. The cats from the coast drew first blood as Zack Osha struggled with his control early on, walking two batters and allowing one to come in on a wild pitch in the opening inning. Then, with two outs in the second and a runner on second, a grounder back to Osha saw the runner break for third. Unfortunately, as Osha threw to get him at third, the throw was right in line with the setting sun and got away, and it was soon 2-0 for the visitors. Corbin Hoffner came on in relief and got out of the inning to hold the line. The Streaks started to claw back in the fourth with Jes se Baker singling before givin g way to courtesy runn er Gunnar Westergom. Westergom soon stole se cond and came around o n Johnny Knights two-out si ngle to make it a 2-1 contest Baker then single-hande dly evened things up in t he sixth, blasting a solo hom erun over the left-center fie ld wall, his fifth of the season I hit four like in the fir st week, Baker said. Sin ce Blue Streaks fall in 14 See SEBRING, page 4B

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Dunning TributeAVON PARK On Monday, April 25, South Florida Community College will honor the memory of the first coach in school history, Coach Dunning Terrell. Coach Terrell coached basketball and baseball at what was then SFJC from 19661974, and continued to teach physical education until he retired in 1986. Coach Terrell started the mens basketball and baseball programs in 1966 even before SFJC had a gym on campus. Several of Coach Terrells former players still live in the Heartland area. SFCC Athletics will pay tribute to the family of Coach Terrell by recognizing his daughter Judy and their family at a short mound ceremony prior to the game against State College of Florida. State College of Florida head baseball coach Tim Hill will be in attendance as well, a former colleague of coach Terrell from his days at SFJC. SFCC would like to invite all former players of Coach Terrell, colleagues, as well as family and friends to come out this night to be a part of this tribute. Game time is 6 p.m. and the ceremony will start at 5:45.SYFS BBQ and registrationSEBRING Sebring Youth Fastpitch Softball is hosting our 2nd Annual BBQ Fundraiser and Tournament on Saturday, April 30 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The BBQ Lunch is $7 and will include a Pulled Pork Sandwich, Baked Beans, Coleslaw, Cookies and a glass of tea. Pick up your meal to go or stay and watch our girls play while you eat. For further information, please email dmcmanus64@embarqmail.com or call (863) 546-0201. Sebring Youth Fastpitch Softball is also conducting registrations for girls ages 10 to 15 now through April 1. Registration is $65 for the first child / $45 for any siblings. For further information, please visit us on Facebook, check out our website at www.eteamz.com/sebringyouthfastpitchsoftball, email us at dmcmanus64@embarqmail.com or call (863) 546-0201.Golf for God TournamentSEBRING The Golf for God Tournament will kick off with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start on Saturday, May 7 at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club. It will be a 2-Person scramble at $65 a person, which includes golf, cart, a $25 dry cleaning certificate, a golf certificate for two rounds of golf and a ball for the ball-drop. You can purchase additional balls for the ball-drop which will take place by helicopter at 1 p.m. over the driving range. It will be a 50/50 cash prize, up to $500. Mulligans will also be available. First, second and third-place winners will receive additional balls for the balldrop. This is a fundraiser for Kayla Griffin who will be on a missionary journey to 11 countries over an 11 month period, spreading the Word of God to the people of these lands. Call the course at 382-2151 to have a registration form faxed to you or pick one up at a near-by course. YMCA Sign-UpsSEBRING The Highlands County YMCAand Eagles Football is doing sign-ups for Youth Flag Football ages 5 14. Healthy Kids Day is Saturday, April 16 from 9am to 1pm. Lifeguard Certification Class sign-up s are taking place now for an April 25-30 class.APProject GraduationAVONPARK The APHSProject Graduation 2011 Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Saturday, May 21 at 8:30 a.m. at River Greens Golf Course. The flighted, four-person scramble costs $60 per person and includes green s fee, cart, lunch and prizes. In addition to the action, there will b e mulligans, a 50/50 and raffles for purchase the day of the tournament. The grand prize raffle is for a round o f golf for two at Doral Golf Resort and Spa. Tee sign sponsorships are going for $50, for a sign and player, it is $100. For more information, contact Suzie Gentry at 446-7368.SFCC Summer Youth CampsAVONPARK South Florida Panthe r Baseball will be holding Summer Youth Camps from June 13-16 and June 20-23 for children aged 6-13. Each camp runs from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and costs $80 per camp or $150 fo r both. Registration and sign-in begin at 8 a.m. with the camp to follow, including baseball fundamentals, position instruction, station rotation, games, swimming pool time and a camp T-shirt. SFCC head coach Rick Hitt will serv e as camp director with Panther assistant coach Andy Polk and members of the Panther baseball team will be on hand a s instructors. Campers should bring their individua l baseball attire as well as a bathing suit and towel. The camps will be held at the SFCC Panther field at the Highlands County campus in Avon Park. For more information, call Coach Hit t at the following campus phone numbers at extension 7036: Avon Park/Sebring, 453-6661; Lake Placid, 465-5300; Arcadia, 494-7500; Wauchula, 773-2252.SFCC Fun CampsAVON PARK SFCC Athleticsw ill host a Two Day Fun Sport Selection cam p on Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10 f or girls and boys aged 6-16. Each day the camp runs from 9 a.m. -3 p.m., with campers choosing their ow n sport, whether Beach Volleyba ll, Basketball, Baseball, Softball or Soccer During the morning portion each da y, campers will stretch, do plyometric s, agility drills, work on strength and flex ibility, learn arm and body care and g et introduced to the Fitness Center. Lunch is then provided with t he campers then delving into the sport th ey chose and wrapping it up with activities in the SFCC pool. Registration and check-in from 8:1 58:55 a.m., and pre-registration is not ne cessary as walk-ups are accepted. The rate for one day is $50 and $95 f or both days. The camp will be aministered by SFC C head and assistant coaches, with he lp from SFCC student-athletes. For questions or more information, co ntact Camp Director and SFCC Athlet ic Director Rick Hitt at 784-7036. FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEChicago 3, Indiana 0 Chicago 104, Indiana 99 Chicago 96, Indiana 90 Chicago 88, Indiana 84 Saturday: Chicago at Indiana, late x-Tuesday, April 26: Indiana at Chicago, TBD x-Thursday, April 28: Chicago at Indiana, TBD x-Saturday, April 30: Indiana at Chicago, TBD Miami 3, Philadelphia 0 Miami 97, Philadelphia 89 Miami 94, Philadelphia 73 Miami 100, Philadelphia 94 Sunday: Miami at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 27: Philadelphia at Miami, TBD x-Friday, April 29: Miami at Philadelphia, TBD x-Sunday, May 1: Philadelphia at Miami, TBD Boston 3, New York 0 Boston 87, New York 85 Boston 96, New York 93 Friday: Boston 113, New York 96 Sunday, April 24: Boston at N.Y., 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: N.Y. at Boston, TBD x-Friday, April 29: Boston at N.Y., TBD x-Sunday, May 1: N.Y. at Boston, TBD Atlanta 2, Orlando 1 Atlanta 103, Orlando 93 Orlando 88, Atlanta 82 Friday: Atlanta 88, Orlando 84 Sunday, April 24: Orlando at Atlanta, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: Atlanta at Orlando, TBD x-Thursday, April 28: Orlando at Atlanta, TBD x-Saturday, April 30: Atlanta at Orlando, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCEMemphis 1, San Antonio 1 Memphis 101, San Antonio 98 San Antonio 93, Memphis 87 Saturday: San Antonio at Memphis, late Monday, April 25: San Antonio at Memphis, TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: Memphis at San Antonio, TBD x-Friday, April 29: San Antonio at Memphis, TBD x-Sunday, May 1: Memphis at San Antonio, TBD L.A. Lakers 2, New Orleans 1 New Orleans 109, L.A. Lakers 100 L.A. Lakers 87, New Orleans 78 Friday: L.A. Lakers 100, New Orleans 86 Sunday: L.A. at New Orleans, 9:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: New Orleans at L.A., TBD x-Thursday, April 28: L.A. at New Orleans, TBD x-Saturday, April 30: New Orleans at L.A., TBD Dallas 2, Portland 1 Dallas 89, Portland 81 Dallas 101, Portland 89 Portland 97, Dallas 92 Saturday: Dallas at Portland, late x-Monday, April 25: Portland at Dallas, TBD x-Thursday, April 28: Dallas at Portland, TBD x-Saturday, April 30: Portland at Dallas, TBD Oklahoma City 2, Denver 0 Oklahoma City 107, Denver 103 Oklahoma City 106, Denver 89 Saturday: Oklahoma City at Denver, late Monday, April 25: Oklahoma City at Denver, 10:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, April 27: Denver at Oklahoma City, TBD x-Friday, April 29: Oklahoma City at Denver, TBD x-Sunday, May 1: Denver at Oklahoma City, TBD FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEWashington 3, New York Rangers 1 Washington 2, Rangers 1, OT Washington 2, Rangers 0 N.Y. Rangers 3, Washington 2 Washington 4, N.Y. Rangers 3, 2OT Saturday: N.Y. Rangers at Washington, late x-Monday, April 25: Washington at N.Y. Rangers, TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: N.Y. Rangers at Washington, TBD Buffalo 3, Philadelphia 2 Buffalo 1, Philadelphia 0 Philadelphia 5, Buffalo 4 Philadelphia 4, Buffalo 2. Buffalo 1, Philadelphia 0 Friday: Buffalo 4, Philadelphia 3, OT Sunday, April 24: Philadelphia at Buffalo, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: Buffalo at Philadelphia, TBD Montreal 2, Boston 2 Montreal 2, Boston 0 Montreal 3, Boston 1 Boston 4, Montreal 2 Boston 5, Montreal 4, OT Saturday: Montreal at Boston, late x-Tuesday, April 26: Boston at Montreal, TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: Montreal at Boston TBD Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 1 Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 0 Tampa Bay 5, Pittsburgh 1 Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 2 Pittsburgh 3, Tampa Bay 2, 2OT Saturday: Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, late x-Monday, April 25: Pittsburgh at Tampa Bay, TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: Tampa Bay at Pittsburgh, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCEVancouver 3, Chicago 2 Vancouver 2, Chicago 0 Vancouver 4, Chicago 3 Vancouver 3, Chicago 2 Chicago 7, Vancouver 2 Chicago 5, Vancouver 0 Sunday: Vancouver at Chicago, 7:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 26: Chicago at Vancouver, TBD San Jose 3, Los Angeles 1 San Jose 3, L.A. 2, OT Los Angeles 4, San Jose 0 San Jose 6, Los Angeles 5, OT San Jose 6, Los Angeles 3 Saturday: L.A. at San Jose, late x-Monday, April 25: San Jose at L.A., TBD x-Wednesday, April 27: L.A. at San Jose, TBD Detroit 4, Phoenix 0 Detroit 4, Phoenix 2 Detroit 4, Phoenix 3 Detroit 4, Phoenix 2 Detroit 6, Phoenix 3 Nashville 3, Anaheim 2 Nashville 4, Anaheim 1 Anaheim 5, Nashville 3 Nashville 4, Anaheim 3 Anaheim 6, Nashville 3 Friday: Nashville 4, Anaheim 3, OT Sunday: Anaheim at Nashville, TBD x-Tuesday, April 26: Nashville at Anaheim, TBDAMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York106.625 Toronto910.474212Tampa Bay911.4503 Baltimore810.4443 Boston811.421312Central Division WLPctGB Cleveland136.684 Kansas City128.600112Detroit 1010.500312Chicago 812.400512Minnesota712.3686 West Division WLPctGB Texas127.632 Los Angeles128.60012Oakland 911.450312Seattle 813.3815 ___ Fridays Games Detroit 9, Chicago White Sox 3 N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, ppd., rain Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 4, 11 innings Texas 11, Kansas City 6 Cleveland at Minnesota, ppd., rain Boston 4, L.A. Angels 3 Seattle 4, Oakland 0 Saturdays Games Tampa Bay at Toronto, late Cleveland at Minnesota, late Chicago White Sox at Detroit, late N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, late Kansas City at Texas, late Boston at L.A. Angels, late Oakland at Seattle, late Sundays Games Chicago White Sox at Detroit, 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m. Cleveland at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Kansas City at Texas, 3:05 p.m. Boston at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m. Oakland at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Philadelphia136.684 Florida126.66712Washington99.500312Atlanta 912.4295 New York713.350612Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis119.550 Milwaukee109.52612Cincinnati1010.5001 Chicago910.474112Pittsburgh811.421212Houston713.3504 West Division WLPctGB Colorado136.684 San Francisco109.5263 Los Angeles1110.5243 Arizona810.444412San Diego812.400512___ Fridays Games L.A. Dodgers 12, Chicago Cubs 2 Washington at Pittsburgh, ppd., rain N.Y. Mets 4, Arizona 1 Florida 4, Colorado 1 Milwaukee 14, Houston 7 St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 2 Philadelphia 2, San Diego 0 Atlanta 4, San Francisco 1 Saturdays Games L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, late Arizona at N.Y. Mets, late Atlanta at San Francisco, late Cincinnati at St. Louis, late Washington at Pittsburgh, late Colorado at Florida, late Houston at Milwaukee, late Philadelphia at San Diego, late Sundays Games Arizona at N.Y. Mets, 1:10 p.m. Colorado at Florida, 1:10 p.m. Washington at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m. Houston at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Atlanta at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Philadelphia at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati at St. Louis, 8:05 p.m.BASEBALLNational League FLORIDA MARLINSRecalled INF Ozzie Martinez from New Orleans (PCL). LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid MONDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Avon Park,vs.Mulberry,7 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Avon Park,TBD,if necessary THURSDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Avon Park,TBD,if necessary Sebring TUESDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,vs.Haines City,7:30 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,vs.Lake Wales/Ridge winner,7:30 p.m.,if necessary THURSDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,Championship Game,7 p.m.,if necessary SFCC MONDAY: Baseball vs.State College of Florida,6 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball at Hillsborough,3 p.m. Avon Park MONDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,TBA TUESDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,TBA WEDNESDAY: Baseball hosts District Tournament,TBA N N H H L L P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . Philadelphia at Buffalo . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CM M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 1 1 p p . m m . Chicago White Sox at Detroit . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 2 2 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . L.A. Dodgers at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 8 8 p p . m m . Cincinnati at St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Chicago White Sox at N.Y. Yankees . . . . E E S S P P N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Tampa Bat at Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . Colorado at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N NP P R R E E M M I I E E R R L L E E A A G G U U E E S S O O C C C C E E R R M MO O N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 : : 5 5 5 5 p p . m m . Blackburn Rovers vs. Manchester City . E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change C C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . LSU at Vanderbilt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2C C O O L L L L E E G G E E L L A A C C R R O O S S S S E E S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . ACC Tournament Final . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n ACC Womens Tournament Final . . . . . . . S S U U N NG G O O L L F F S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Volvo China Open . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 p p . m m . PGA Legends of Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 1 1 p p . m m . PGA The Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 p p . m m . RE/MAX Long Drive Championship . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 3 3 p p . m m . PGA The Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S SN N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Miami at Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Boston at N.Y. Knicks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 7 7 p p . m m . Orlando at Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . L.A. Lakers at New Orleans . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . San Antonio at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Oklahoma City at Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . N.Y. Knicks at Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . New Orleans at L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TC C O O L L L L E E G G E E S S O O F F T T B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Alabama at Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NC C H H E E E E R R L L E E A A D D I I N N G G S SU U N N D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Cheerleading Competition . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Cheerleading Competition . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 LIVESPORTSONTV NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs Major League Baseball Transactions Page 2BNews-Sun Sunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.co m

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 3B c an contact the local chamb er of commerce for a list of b oat captains who will ferry y ou to and from the island f or a fee. The island has no electrici ty, and generators are not a llowed, so its all about p rimitive camping for three d ays. Hunters may have a small c ampfire, but only using w ood they take with them or d eadwood they find on the g round. Take a bicycle, unless you p lan to walk everywhere. If you do harvest any g ame, however, U.S. Fish a nd Wildlife Service staff w ill pick up you and your a nimal in one of their trucks. Thats the only way y oure catching a ride in a m otorized vehicle, unless y oure a hunter with a disa bility. Those hunters receive spec ial accommodations and t ransportation to and from t heir hunting spots. Sambars feed on aquatic v egetation, so youre not likely to find them in drier, upland habitat. Its best to set up in marshes. Shooting hours for this hunt end at 3 p.m. each day. All of the above-mentioned hunt permits are nontransferable. An adult must accompany permit-holders under age 16 on all of these hunts, but that person may not hunt unless they too have purchased a permit. Mobility-impaired hunters can bring one guest who may hunt, but both hunters must share a single bag limit. Only permitted hunters or the adult supervisor of a permitted youth are allowed access to St. Vincent Island during the sambar deer hunt. Up to five hunters can choose to apply as a group. To apply as a group, one person must first apply as group leader, indicate the creation of a group and enter the hunt choice for the group. The group leader receives a group number (printed on receipt), which group members need. Each group member must then submit a $5 application and indicate the group number. You can apply for these permits online at www.fl.wildlifelicense.com (choose Limited Entry/Quota Permits and Applications) or complete an application worksheet and present it to any license agent or tax collectors office by 11:59 p.m. June 9. Permit information and application worksheets are available online at MyFWC.com/Hunting (click on Limited Entry Hunts). The FWC issues these permits by a random drawing that takes place in late June. The application fee is $5. You can check the results of the drawings online at MyFWC.com/Hunting; click on Limited Entry Hunts and look for the link Drawing Results. Continued from 1B Hunts get back to primitive camping By PAULNEWBERRY Associated PressATLANTA Zaza Pachulia is not one to back down. The NBAis likely to sit him down, which could be a big blow for Atlanta. The Hawks took the upper hand in their Eastern Conference playoff series with Orlando, clinching an 88-84 victory when Jamal Crawford banked in an improbable 3-pointer with 5.7 seconds remaining in Game 3 Friday night. But the game was marred by an altercation between Pachulia and Jason Richardson of the Magic with about 2 1/2 minutes remaining. Both players were tossed and face likely suspensions for Game 4 Sunday night in Atlanta. The Hawks, up 2-1 in the best-of-seven series, figure to miss their backup center more than one might expect. Pachulia went toe-to-toe with Dwight Howard, handed a bigger-thanexpected role after Jason Collins injured his lower back taking a charge from Orlandos big man in the first half. Pachulia head-butted Richardson at least one time, and the Orlando player responded with a slap to the jaw. In that situation, Im never going to back down, said Pachulia, who had two long scratches on his right arm. Thats just my personality. Howard led the way for the Magic with 21 points and 15 rebounds, but that was actually quite a letdown after he averaged 39.5 points during the first two games in Orlando. The Hawks limited him to 14 shots and nine free throws, with Pachulia taking over the bulk of the load from Collins. The starter landed hard on his backside, went to the locker room for treatment and wound up playing only 17 minutes. I try to play hard and help my team, Pachulia said. Im a role player. He had four points and five rebounds, hardly impressive numbers, but his effort couldnt be measured on the stat sheet. You played terrific, Hawks general manager Rick Sund told Pachulia after the game. Crawford made the biggest shot. With Atlanta clinging to a one-point lead and the shot clock winding down, he put up an awkwardlooking jumper over Jameer Nelson that struck high on the backboard and went in. I didnt call bank. I think the banks closed right now, quipped Crawford, who scored 18 of his 23 points after halftime. The physical game turned ugly when Howard drove the lane and was hammered by Pachulia. Howard swung a forearm, Pachulia flung an elbow, then Richardson charged into Pachulias face. Richardson was yanked away by Howard, but too late to keep him in the game. After looking at replays to determine who did what, the officials ejected Pachulia for head-butting and Richardson for the punch. Howard said he didnt blame Richardson for lashing out. If you get head-butted three times, youre going to have some reaction, Howard said. With order restored, the teams put on a terrific finish. Nelson put the Magic ahead 82-81 on a jumper after stealing an extra possession for the Magic, coming up from behind to strip the ball from Crawford. Joe Johnson responded for Atlanta, driving the lane, drawing a foul on Howard and hitting both free throws to put the Hawks up 83-82. The Magic pulled ahead for the final time when Brandon Bass swished an open jumper with 1:0 1 remaining after Hed o Turkoglu dribbled aroun d to lure away the defense. Al Horford put t he Hawks ahead for good on a jumper from his favori te spot the elbow of t he lane with 46.6 secon ds remaining. Turkoglu missed a toug h jumper from near the 3point line with Horford in his face, and Crawfo rd clinched it. The 10th-year guar d, appearing in the playof fs for only the second tim e, bounced down the cou rt tugging at his No. 11 je rsey. The Magic called a fru itless timeout and straggl ed to their bench, not belie ving what they had just see n. I think there was an angel sitting next to hi m that kind of made it go in , Howard said. The Hawks got off to a quick start, spurred on by a rare sellout crowd of 19,865 dressed mostly in white a Dwight-out , the team called it, hopin g to rattle the Atlanta nativ e. The Magic closed t he first quarter on a 10 -3 spurt, however, wi th Howard stuffing Horfo rd underneath the basket ju st before the buzzer to ho ld the score at 25-all. In the second period, t he Hawks appeared on t he verge of blowing it op en with an 11-1 run capped b y Kirk Hinrichs fadeaw ay jumper for a 47-33 lea d, their biggest of the game. Orlando stemmed t he tide a bit the rest of t he way, going to the lock er room down 51-42. The Magic still had n ot led all night until Quent in Richardson hit a 3-point er just over a minute into t he final quarter. The Hawks, who ma de only 5 of 20 shots in t he third, suddenly found the ir shooting touch and ripp ed off 10 straight points for a 79-71 lead midway throug h the fourth. But they couldnt p ut Orlando away un til Crawfords final shot. I just tried to get to m y comfort zone, my swe et spot, he said. I felt like I had a good look and it ha ppened to go down for us. Crawfords big 3 gives Hawks 2-1 lead over Magic If you get head-butted three times, youre going to have some reaction.DWIGHTHOWARD Magic Center April 24 1901 Chicago defeated Cleveland 8-2 in the first American League game. Three other scheduled games were rained out. The game lasted 1 hour, 30 minutes in front of a reported crowd of 14,000 at the Chicago Cricket Club. 1911 Battle Creek of the South Michigan League turned two triple plays in the first two innings against Grand Rapids. 1917 George Mogridge of the New York Yankees pitched a no-hitter against the Red Sox in Boston, winning 2-1. 1931 Chicagos Rogers Hornsby hit three consecutive homers to beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 106 at Forbes Field. 1947 Johnny Mize of the New York Giants hit three consecutive homers in a 14-5 loss in Boston. It was a major league-record fifth time in his career that Mize hit three home runs in one game. 1958 Lee Walls hit three homers and drove in eight runs as the Chicago Cubs routed the Los Angeles Dodgers 15-2 at the Coliseum. 1962 Sandy Koufax struck out 18 Chicago Cubs and pitched the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 102 victory at Wrigley Field. 1965 Casey Stengel recorded his 3,000th victory as a manager as the Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 7-6. 1994 Julio Franco and Robin Ventura twice hit back-to-back homers in Chicagos 7-6 loss to Detroit. 1996 Greg Myers and Paul Molitor each had five RBIs as the Minnesota Twins set a team record for runs and routed the Detroit Tigers 24-11. It was the highest run total against the Tigers in 84 years, matching the mark set in a 24-2 loss to the Philadelphia Athletics on May 18, 1912. 1998 Moises Alou drove in five runs and Carl Everett homered from each side of the plate to lead Houston to an 8-4 win over Montreal. 2007 Oakland set a major league record in a 4-2 win over Baltimore, keeping the Orioles off the scoreboard in the first inning. It was the 20th straight game in which the As did not allow a first-inning run, a record for the start of the season. Todays birthdays: Carlos Beltran 34; Chipper Jones 39; Omar Vizquel 44. Today in Baseball History

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Page 4BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com This summer the South Florida Community College volleyb all program has more camps to offer than ever before. Listed below you will see opportunities for sand and indoor c amps. If there is a camp date that you could attend but the age g roup is different than yours please call and special arrangem ents could be made. Individual private sessions for indoor and sand are availa ble year-round. Call/Email to schedule today! June 2011 Sand: 13th-16th (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 8:30-10:30 a .m. (Grades 9-12) $60 Indoor: 13th16th (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 11:30-1:30 p .m. (Grades 5-12) $60 Attend Both Sand and Indoor camps June 13-16th: $100 July 2011 Sand: 11th -14th (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 8:30 -10:30 a .m. (Grades 9-12) $60 Indoor: 11th-14th (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 11:30-1:30 p .m. (Grades 5-12) $60 Attend Both Sand and Indoor camps July 11-14: $100 July 2011 Indoor: 25th-28th (4 days) Monday-Thursday Morning Session (Grades 5-8) 9:30-11:30 a.m. $60 Afternoon Session (Grades 9-12) 2-4:30 p.m. $75 Contact Coach Crawford with any questions at kim.crawf ord@southflorida.edu, cell: 863-835-2377, or Office: 8637 84-7037. Panther Volleyball Camps We found him, but it was our third pitcher of the night and by then it was too late for this game. Looking ahead to Mondays match-up with Mulberry in the District 9-3A Tournament opener, Coomes had been confident after handling them pretty easily twice during the district schedule. After Thursday, Im not too confident about anything, he said with a laugh, before turning a bit more reflective. Its just tough sometimes. With kids 15-18 years old going out there, theres so much going on in their lives and baseball is just a small part of things. Its not the same as when we were young and couldnt wait to get out there, he continued. But its also tough at a small school like this where there isnt as much competition for each position. Theres nobody to push someone who has the starting job, so sometimes theres le ss incentive. But even with the refle ctions of the challenges face d, Coomes knows what th is group is capable of, as ev idenced by a strong seaso n which featured a long-awa ited win over Sebring and a second-seed in the distri ct standings. Well be fine, he said. Mondays game against t he Panthers is scheduled for a 7 p.m. start at Charles R. He ad Field in Avon Park. Continued from 1B LP faces Panthers in tourney opener LAKE PLACID Green D ragon Basketball will be h olding itsannual summer c amp from June 13-17 at the L ake Placid High School G ymnasium for boys and g irls in grades 2-8. Camp will run each day f rom 8 a.m.-4 p.m., with the f inal day ending at Noon. Cost of the camp is $65 a nd all campers will receive a D ragon Basketball camp Tshirt. Campers can bring lunch or purchase lunch items at camp concessions each day. Drinks and other snacks will be available at a reasonable cost. Half-day options are also available. Call or text Linda Veley for details and other information at 441-0299, or email veley131@comcast.net. Dragon Summer Hoops Camp News-Sun photo courtesy of KIM GAUGER A long with Matt Grubbs diving play at third, the other half of the former M&M duo, Matt Randall, turned in this diving gem of his own at short Thursday night. t hen, Ive been a little too a nxious and getting out on m y front foot too much. To have broken out of t he homerless streak at this t ime of the season could p rove to be very good timi ng for the senior catcher. But back to the game at h and, both teams dug in as s trong relief pitching and s olid defense from both s ides both limited scoring o pportunities and escaped s coring threats. Hoffner pitched through t he sixth, giving way to two s trong innings by Kyle C unningham who struck o ut three in his two innings o f work. Nate Greene then came o n in the eighth and carried the load through the 12th. And it was in the 12th when Sebring put two on with nobody out, but a double play and strike out allowed the Jaguars to get out of it and keep the marathon going. And then in the 14th, Port St. Lucie loaded the bases with one out off Westergom, on in relief since the 13th. The next batter was struck out, but an long at bat induced an unintentional walk to bring in the goahead run. The Blue Streaks would mount one final challenge as Westergom drew a twoout walk in the bottom of the inning. Matt Randall was then hit by a pitch and an error soon had the bags full and Baker stepping to the plate. But there would be no further heroics on the night as a hard-hit grounder was fielded cleanly at second for a 4-3 groundout to send the Jaguars back to the coast victorious. It is now onto the District Tournament, which Sebring will host at Firemens Field beginning Monday with Osceola and Liberty squaring off at 7 p.m. The Streaks see their first action Tuesday against Haines City in the 7:30 p.m. contest following the Lake Wales, Ridge matchup at 4:30 p.m. Continued from 1B Sebring hosts Haines City Tuesday Special to the News-SunThe summer season for public swimming is just about upon us as the Sebring High School pool opens to the public Sunday, May 1. Pool hours for open swim will be 6-7:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays additional hours will be added once school is out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer with big savings for frequent swimmers. Afamily pass can be bought for $50 for the first swimmer and $15 for each additional family member. Swimming lessons will also be available with four separate sessions throughout the summer for eight differents levels of instruction, ranging from Adult Beginner, Parent and Tot, Fundamentals, Introduction to Water Skills, Pre-School Aquatics, Fundamental Aquatic Skills, Stroke Development, Improvment and Refinement, Personal Water Safety and Diving Fundamentals and Fitness. Session I runs from June 13-24, session II from June 27-July 8, session III from July 11-22 and session IV from July 25-August 5. Registrations will be Wednesday, May 17 from 56:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2 8 from 9-10:30 a.m. an d Monday May 23 from 9 a.m .2 p.m. in the front office at Sebring High School. Water aerobics return as well, with certified instruct or Ricki Albritton Tuesday s and Thursdays from 6:3 07:30 p.m. Cost is just $2 per wor kout, or just $1 if you have t he Summer Swim Pass. The first class is schedul ed for Thursday, May 5. For more informatio n, please call 471-5500, ex t. 229, and leave a message f or Ms. Pat. Sebring Summer Swim The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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Breakfasts and lunches being served in the Highlands County School District for the upcoming week of April 25-29 include: HIGH SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and Cheese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, pear fruit cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Chili, saltine crackers, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked french fries, corn cobbettes, tossed salad, Colby Jack cheese stick, cherry berry fruit bar, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Baked chicken, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias cheeseburger pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Barbecue sandwich, burger, cheeseburger, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, grilled chicken sandwich, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked buffalo chips, mixed vegetables, carrots and dip, vanilla clodhoppers, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast burrito, salsa, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Tacos, salsa, taco toppers, yellow rice, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias cheeseburger pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, great northern beans, cheddar cheese stick, rosy applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast Maple waffle stick, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Asian chicken nuggets, salsa, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked french fries, corn, carrots and dip, tossed salad, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. ACADEMY SCHOOLS Monday Lunch Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, carrots and dip, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Lunch Meat sauce, spaghetti, green beans, garlic breadstick, fresh apple slices, vanilla clodhoppers, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Lunch Macaroni and cheese, dinner roll, broccoli, diced pears, cherry berry fruit bar, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Lunch Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, corn, fruit cocktail cup, very berry juice bar, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Lunch Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, fresh apple slices, peach cup, chocolate chip cookie, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. MIDDLE SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and Cheese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadsticks, pear fruit cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Sausage biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Chili, saltine crackers, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich meal, chef salad meal, corn cobbettes, tossed salad, Colby Jack cheese stick, cherry berry fruit bar, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Baked chicken, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Breakfast pizza, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Barbecue sandwich, burger, cheeseburger, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, grilled chicken sandwich, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked buffalo chips, mixed vegetables, carrots and dip, vanilla clodhoppers, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast burrito, salsa, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Tacos, salsa, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, great northern beans, cheddar cheese stick, rosy applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast Maple waffle stick, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Sausage biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Mama Sofias cheeseburger pizza, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, burger, cheeseburger, chicken tenders, salsa, dinner roll, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, chef salad meal, PBJ sandwich meal, corn, carrots and dip, tossed salad, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and Cheese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, pear fruit cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Maple waffle stick, string cheese, orange juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, turkey chef salad, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, egg noodles, carrots and dip, strawberry cup, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, gravy, green beans, apple crisp, very berry juice bar, apple juice, grape juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast Breakfast burrito, salsa, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Chicken biscuit, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, hard cooked egg, giant graham, apple juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, broccoli, diced pears, cherry berry juice bar, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Hard cooked egg, giant graham, apple juice, chocolate milk, chicken biscuit, strawberry cup, chocolate milk. Lunch Macaroni and cheese, dinner roll, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, broccoli, diced pears, cherry berry fruit bar, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Sausage biscuit, apricot cup, chocolate milk, Ultimate Breakfast Round, apple juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, ham chef salad, corn, great northern beans, fruit cocktail cup, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast Maple waffle stick, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Ultimate Breakfast Round, apple juice, chocolate milk, sausage biscuit, apricot cup, chocolate milk. Lunch Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, salsa, carrots and dip, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, fresh apple slices, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. KINDERGARTEN LEARNING CENTER Monday Lunch Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy carrots and dip, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, green beans, vanilla clodhoppers, cut fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Lunch Macaroni and cheese, dinner roll, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, broccoli, diced pears, cherry berry fruit bar, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Lunch Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, great northern beans, fruit cocktail cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Lunch Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, carrots and dip, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 5B SCHOOLMENUS

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Page 6BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com Courtesy photo Cassandra Matthews, Sam McGee, and Juan Briseno of CJs placed first with their iChair. The chair was designed to provide comfort to video gamers. ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Students in S outh Florida Community C olleges Drafting and T echnical Drawing class part icipated in the annual C ardboard Chair competition o n April 21. This years winning team, C Js, with students Cassandra M atthews, Sam McGee and J uan Briseno, created an i Chair to be used while playi ng video games. We originally had a s lightly different prototype in m ind but found it didnt work a s we wanted during cons truction, so we had to make s ome modifications, said d rafting student Matthews. It was a learning experie nce. The other participating t eams were Daedalus with s tudents Joshua Andrews, C hristopher Maquivar, and S aul Cintron; and The CADS w ith students Curtis Jones, Amanda Cutler, Stanley Grech, and Devonte Davis. The project gives students first-hand experience of how the design process works, said Tanna Markel, professor, drafting/design. We use cardboard because it provides a cheap and fun way for students to work on their skills. Each chair was required to meet certain specification. The chairs had to be constructed only out of cardboard, had to be lightweight and easy to move, had to hold at least 200 pounds, and could not cost more than $30 to make. The chairs were judged by SFCC art instructors Cathy Futral and Mollie Doctrow, Technical/ Industrial Education chair Tom Bush, Counseling Department chair Judy Zemko, and student judge Cole Day. Drafting students compete in Cardboard Chair competition Special to the News-SunSEBRING As if Keys cuisine, live music, mojitos and margaritas arent enough to bring out your inner Jimmy Buffett, there will be fabulous island trips, works of art, dinners and much more auctioned by local celebrities, bachelors and bachelorettes at the Art on the Waterfront spring fundraiser to benefit the Highlands Art League. The event is planned for 5 p.m. on Saturday at the Village Beach (adjacent to the Civic Center) on Lake Jackson. You can come by car, bike, boat or sandal to support the programs of the Art League, the Artists Village and the Highlands Museum of the Arts. Emcees Don Elwell and Martile Blackman will be auctioning three island vacation trips, and a Flori da Keys fishing trip, as well as local airboat tours, hors eback and buggy rides. Loc al artists Janet King and Ali ce Hansen will each paint an original watercolor durin g the event for auction, an d local magazine and rad io advertising packages are u p for grabs. Tickets for the event a re $35 in advance and $45 at the door. Afull Keys cu isine buffet and live mus ic are included. The cash b ar will feature island them ed cocktails as well as wi ne and beer. The Village Beach is behind the ArtistsVillag e. Tickets are available at t he Yellow House Gallery & Gift Shop, and t he Highlands Museum of t he Arts, or by phoning 38 56682. Sunset event on Lake Jackson to benefit HAL Courtesy photo Curtis Jones, Amanda Cutler, Stanley Grech, and Devonte Davis of The CADS team built a Panther Pride chair. We w anted to show school spirit and thought our design would w ork well in a college setting, Cutler said. Courtesy photo Joshua Andrews, Christopher Maquivar, and Saul Cintron of team Daedalus built a throne using cardboard tubes, a pillow, and contact paper. Special to the News-SunSEBRING Duffers Sports Grille is looking for the best female and male karaoke singers to compete April 29 and 30 in a free Karaoke Kontest. The best female and the best male can each win $100. Auditions will be from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Friday at Duffers. Registration is from 9-10 p.m. Each contestant will sing one song. Professionals who receive pay for singing are not eligible. Contestants must be 21 years old or older to enter. Billy Griff Griffis wi th Southern Style Karao ke will be the host for bo th nights. Judges from J & B Karaoke and Heartlan d Karaoke will select the to p 10 men and women to advance to the finals nig ht on Saturday. During the finals, ea ch contestant will get o ne song. Check in will be fro m 9-9:30 p.m. to select musi c. Each audience member w ill receive one vote to cast f or their favorite performe r. Winners will be announc ed that night. Duffers is at 6940 U.S. 27 Nort h, Sebring. Call 382-6339. Duffers sponsors Karaoke Kontest

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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida Community Colleges Museum of Florida Art and Culture revealed the winners of the Student Juried Art Exhibition during a reception on April 21. Winning artists were: Outstanding Painting Self Portrait by Allen McPherson; Outstanding Illustration Self Portrait by Chieu Kelly Nguyen; Outstanding Graphic Design Wayside Shrine Trail Signs by Mollie Ruble; Outstanding Drawing Self Portrait by Ivan Delgado and Charcoal Still Life by Alexandria Zachary; Outstanding Computer Graphics Becky by Shawn Martinez. This is the first time my work has been exhibited in a gallery or museum, so its very exciting, Nguyen said. I also have a strange sense of pride because Im an international student, and it was nice to be recognized away from home. We held student exhibitions before, but this was the first time they have been responsible for not only creating the work, but for framing, matting and hanging their work as well, said SFCC MOFAC curator Mollie Doctrow said. It allowed them to experience what its really like to be an exhibited artist. The exhibition was curated by Doctrow and art instructor Cathy Futral and judged by local artist Joey Sacco. I chose pieces that I felt had visual impact and something to say, Sacco said. The exhibition will be on view in the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts Lobby Gallery and SFCC MOFAC through May 6. SFCC MOFAC is open to the publ ic from 12:30-4:30 p.m Wednesday through Friday. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 7B Courtesy pho to Ivan Delgado received Outstanding Drawing for his charcoal self-portrait. Courtesy pho to Mollie Ruble received Outstanding Graphic Design for her Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail signs. With Mollie is judge Joey Sacco. Courtesy photo Joey Sacco (right) chose Chieu Nguyens self-portrait for Outstanding Illustration during the Student Juried Art Exhibition at SFCC MOFAC. ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT SFCC Student Art Exhibition winners announced Insects spark great d rama in the world of art a nd antiques. Since ancient times, b ugs have had their rightf ul place in art and decorat ive objects. For instance, in ancient E gypt, bugs were revered i n Egyptian culture and r eligion. The Egyptians believed t hat a divine scarab beetle a ctually pushed the rising s un above the horizon e very morning at sunrise. The scarab was responsib le for the daily sunrise a nd thus associated with t he process of regeneration, t oo. With its close associat ion to the suns powers, s carabs were used as prot ective amulets and worn a s jewelry. In addition, inscriptions w ere engraved onto the u ndersides of the scarab b eetles and used as seals. A ncient scarabsScarabs appear as carvi ngs on furniture, subjects o f paintings, details on l amps and in jewelry d esigns, etc. Of course, possibly the m ost famous scarab jewelr y was fashioned by Cartier a nd worn by Elizabeth T aylor, who played the y oung Egyptian queen, C leopatra in the 1963 film o f the same name. ACartier scarab brooch, c irca 1924 made of gold, p latinum, blue Egyptian f aience (used in Egyptian j ewelry beginning about 5 ,500 years ago), round cut d iamonds, emerald caboc hons, smoky quartz, and b lack enamel was featured i n the exhibit Cartier and A merica and valued in the h igh six figure range. In 2009, a Cartier scarab b elt buckle with a cobalt b lue scarab with turquoise f aience wings studded with c abochon sapphires and d iamonds set in platinum m easuring 5 inches long s old for an astonishing $ 302,500.Creepy crawly Fine artists, artisans, and d esigners throughout the h istory of art and antiques d id not overlook creatures o f the insect world in their c ompositions and construct ions. For instance, insects w ere the subject for such p ieces of art and antiques a s Italian side tables, French sculpture, and Louis Comfort Tiffany stained glass lamps. For example, a Tiffany Studios dragonfly table lamp with matching base from circa 1905 sold recently for $266,500. Some of the most commonly seen insects on the antiques scene are bees, butterflies, and dragonflies. Bees, butterflies, and dragonflies all refer to the interest in immortality, rebirth, and the power of the supernatural. In the 19th and 20th centuries, they were common elements in the objects of the art world. As for my aforementioned spider, many costume and fine art jewelry designers worked with the form of the creepy crawly spider in their designs. Apair of earrings in the shape of a spider (it makes my skin crawl just thinking about it) of 18 karat yellow gold with a coral body and emerald melee eyes sold for nearly $500. Also, the pottery firm of Van Briggle attracted collectors with an apple green spider vase dated 1902 measuring 5 inches tall with a large spider embossed on the front. The firms antique spider vase cost $2,185. Personally, Id still select one of Van Briggles other designs that do not feature spiders. When it comes to art and antique design, forget about the can of Raid as bugs of all types are in style and in high demand. As seen on NBCs The Tonight Show, Comedy Centrals The Daily Show, and Lifetime Television, celebrity Ph.D. antiques appraiser, author, and award-winning TV personality, Dr. Lori presents antique appraisal events to audiences nationwide. For information about the value of your objects, visit DrLoriV.com, Facebook.com/DoctorLori, or call (888) 431-1010. Big values for antiques featuring bugs Art & Antiques Dr. Lori The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Did YouKNOW?70 DOES NOT ALWAYSMEAN 70Remember that speed limits show the fastest speed you may drive under good conditions. You are responsible for adjusting your driving speed to the road conditions. For example, if the weather is bad or there is a lot of traffic, you must drive more slowly than the posted speed. The safe speed is the one that allows you to have complete control of your vehicle. Florida Standard Speed Limits Municipal Speed Areas. . . .30 Business or Residential Areas. . .30 Rural Interstate Limited. . . .70 Limited Access Highways .......70 All Other Roads and Highways. . .55* School Zone. . . . . . .20 *The 55 MPH maximum speed limit is still in effect in Florida except where otherwise posted. Speed limits are 70 MPH on some rural interstate highways. Speed limits may be changed on other multi-lane highways. Drivers should not assume because the area appears to be rural, the limit is 70 MPH. Observe and obey the posted speed signs as there may be frequent changes from area to area along the selected roads and highways.SPEEDLIMITS

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Page 8BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 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, 4 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 Saturday 3-3:45 p.m. or 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 Americas story has been m arked by the service of volu nteers. Generations of selfl ess individuals from all w alks of life have served e ach other and our Nation, e ach person dedicated to m aking tomorrow better than t oday. They exemplify the q uintessential American idea t hat we can change things, m ake things better, and solve p roblems when we work t ogether. Today, as many A mericans face hardship, we n eed volunteers more than e ver. Service opportunities t ap the energy and ingenuity o f our greatest resource t he American people to i mprove our neighborhoods a nd our world. Barack Obama, President On April 7, our President s poke these words about A mericas volunteers in a P residential Proclamation. O ver 60 million people volu nteered last year and the w eek of April 10-16 was put a side to recognize them and t o encourage everyone to s erve their communities in s ome way. National Volunteer Week g ot its start in 1974 by E xecutive Order as an annual o bservance by President R ichard Nixon. It has grown by leaps and bounds since that fateful day. Statistics show that more than 23 million people volunteered in 2008 than in 1989. The younger generations volunteer rate has risen about 60 percent from 1989 to 2008. Baby Boomers are 40 percent more likely to volunteer than the same age groups were in 1989. Working with kids and educational organizations has shown a rise in volunteerism by approximately 75 percent. Right here in our beautiful county we have many men and women who give their time and efforts generously without any thought of compensation. In fact, Earth Team volunteers gave out free low flow showerheads at the Agriculture Center on April 21 to all who brought in their old ones. Our April Showers event was to celebrate Earth Day by conserving water and to showcase our volunteers in this worthy project. Weeks before, they got together and packaged the showerheads to include literature for each device. Our Earth Team volunteers include Carol Orth, Eric Maron, Carl and Anna Fette, Ed Cunningham, Gerald and Pat Hibbs, Danny Wilson and Gale Martin. They have provided countless hours of assistance to our organization and no amount of thanks is adequate for their hard work. These unselfish folks have always been important, but now more than ever we rely on them heavily. With constant budget cuts and less staffing in the workplace, the importance of these people has become more obvious than ever. Earth Team is the voluntary arm of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), the federal partners in our office. Our team is invaluable to us. Their purpose is to expand the services that we offer by donating their time, talent and energy to meet the agencys needs. Our community and everyone in it depend on healthy natural resources. Volunteers are a wonderful way to accomplish tasks and goals that would otherwise be difficult because of time and staff restraints. Each time the NRCS, Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District (HSWCD) and the Natural Resources Department have planned a project or special event, our volunteers have helped out. They have come up with great ideas to improve many of our events and are always available with their vast knowledge and know-how. They have done everything from man booths at our special events to build home composters for our workshops. They are wonderful and patient with children and many of this countys youth have benefited from their assistance. In addition to the Earth Team folks, LakeWatch is an organization that collects data for the University of Florida IFAS, on our local lakes. This information is vital to the future health of the lakes in this county. The Master Gardeners that work out of the Highlands County Extension office put in countless hours helping citizens with their soil needs, identification of plants and any number of issues that arise on a daily basis. They also man HSWCD Mobile Irrigation Lab. If not for these volunteers, this service would not be offered to our citizens and hundreds of thousands of gallons of water would be wasted. The supervisors who serve on the HSWCD are elected officials, but they receive no compensation for their efforts. They volunteer their time in an effort to con serve the natural resources o f this county. Since the early days of th is great country, volunteerism has been a tradition that has contributed greatly to communities and organizations. Today, times are tough and it is easy to get discouraged. The economy is a mess and money is tight with most folks. But take a moment to look around you and see all the people that strive to mak e the world a better place. Tak e a moment to thank these folks when you see them ou t in the community. My guess is that you can find a volunteer just about any day you venture out. After all, where would ou r country be without these ov er 60 million people who don t ask for anything in return? Lets make sure to celebrate National Volunteer Week every day. Once again we express our gratitude to our wonderful volunteers! W e couldnt do it without you. Corine Burgess is the Natural Resources Specialist for the Highlands County Natural Resources Department assisting the Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District (www.highlandsswcd.org). National Volunteer Week: Lets celebrate all year long Courtesy photo Earth Team volunteers (from left) Eric Maron, Ed Cunningham, Anna Fette, Gale Martin, Carol Orth and Carl Fette package low-flow showerheads that they gave out on April 21 during the April Showers Earth Day event. News From The Watershed Corine Burgess

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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 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, 9:30 and 11 a.m. in the sanctuary. 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. 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Special to the News-SunLAKELAND Mark A. S essums of Sessums Law G roup has been named to the S uper Lawyers List for the s ixth consecutive year. S essums has 22 years of trial l awyers experience and is B oard Certified in Civil Law a s well as Marital and Family L aw. The Super Lawyers rati ng system service began in F lorida in 2006. The service is an indep endent assessment and lists o utstanding attorneys in m ore than 70 practice areas w ho have attained a high l evel of peer recognition and p rofessional achievement. T he listing can be used as a r esource for attorneys and c onsumers in the search for l egal counsel. Sessums Law Group is a c ivil law firm practicing in t he following areas: A utomobile Accident Law; P ersonal Injury and Wrongful D eath; Professional M alpractice; General Civil L aw; Marital and Family Law; Business and Banking Law; Appellate Law and Representation of Professional Athletes. Mark A. Sessums is the principal partner and is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in General Civil Law and Marital and Family Law. Steven Sessums is Board Certified by the Florida Bar in Marital and Family Law and Brian Monk, a former prosecutor, and Lacy Littlejohn are associates of the firm. The firm has 75 years of legal experience and is an AV rated firm, the highest rating from Martindale Hubbell. Mark A. Sessums, also AV rated, has been named a Super Lawyer for every year since its inception in 2006 and has a 10.0 out of 10.0 rating from AVVO.com. Page 10BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com BUSINESS One of the most valuable f inancial lessons you can s hare with your kids before t hey leave the nest is to e xplain what interest rates a re and how they work. The i mportant financial transact ions theyll conduct as a dults will likely be affected i n some way by interest r ates, whether as a lender or a borrower. Heres some background i nformation to help guide t hose conversations: Interest rates for l enders. Anyone who has a s avings account or owns g overnment or business b onds is, in effect, lending m oney to those institutions a nd earning interest on the l oan. Unless you buy taxf ree municipal bonds, howe ver, this interest income is p robably taxable, so shop a round for favorable rates to m aximize your earnings and h elp offset inflation. C ompare bank CD, savings a nd checking account intere st rates at w ww.bankrate.com; to find c redit unions for which y oure eligible, visit w ww.creditunion.coop. Interest rates for borr owers. Interest rates have e ven more impact on you as a borrower, especially for l arge purchases. For examp le: Most mortgages are for 1 5 to 30 years, so reducing t he interest rate by a point or t wo could save tens or hund reds of thousands of dollars o ver the life of the loan. And c redit card rates may vary by 1 0 points or more, dependi ng on your credit rating. Most borrower interest rates are expressed in terms of annual percentage rate (APR). With credit cards, the issuer may charge a fixed APR, or change it as bank interest rates vary (variable rate). Each billing period, the company charges a fraction of the annual rate, called the periodic rate, on outstanding balances. With mortgages, the APR also factors in points, origination fees, mortgage insurance premiums and other fees. Interest rates may also depend on: Whether the loan is secured (secured by collateral such as a house or car) or unsecured (not tied to collateral like credit cards so the lender relies on your promise to pay it back). Because theyre riskier for the lender, unsecured loans typically have higher interest rates. Credit score people with higher credit scores are deemed less risky and therefore get much more favorable rates. Term length long-term loan rates are usually higher than short-term rates, because the longer the loan, the greater the risk to the lender that you might default. Fixed vs. adjustable. Home mortgage interest rates are either fixed for the life of the loan, or adjustable at predetermined intervals for part or all of the loan period. Theyre usually tied to an index such as the 10-Year Treasury Note. When rate indexes are relatively high, many opt for an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM), which typically has a lower beginning rate and is therefore more affordable initially. However, when rates climb due to inflation or other factors, monthly ARM payments can rise sharply, which is why many people prefer the more dependable fixed rate. Bottom line: Many factors in setting interest rates are beyond our individual control; however, teach your kids that they can control their own credit score, which can have a tremendous impact good or bad on interest rates. Many good resources teach how to protect or repair your credit score, including MyFICO.coms Credit Education Center (www.myfico.com/CreditEdu cation) and Whats My Score (www.whatsmyscore.org), a financial literacy program run by, Visa Inc. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. www.practicalmoneyskills.com Teach your kids about interest rates Personal Finance Jason Alderman Metro Services Special to the News-Sun SEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host its next Whats Up Downtown meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Highlands Little Theater. Agenda items include merchant store hours of operation; the addition of more themed, annual events; and updates on the CRAs programs and marketing initi atives. We encourage anyo ne who has an interest in Downtown Sebring to attend these informati ve meetings, said Pe te Pollard, CRAexecuti ve director. If you have an idea f or Downtown Sebring, w e want to hear it. Sebrings Whats Up Downtown? meets Tuesday Special to the News-SunSEBRING On May 3, Dr. Mark Clark will present Conventional and Emerging Wetland Treatment Systems to Address Phosphorus Loads in the Environment, at the Bert J. Harris Jr. Agriculture Center at 4 p.m. Clark is an associate professor at the Soil and Water Science Department at the University of Florida in Gainesville. He also serves as the Wetlands and Water Quality Extension Specialist at UFs Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences. He has a Master of Science in Wetlands Ecology from the Department of Environmental Engineering Sciences and has a Doctorate in Wetlan d Biogeochemistry from t he Soil and Water Scien ce Department both at t he University of Florida. Clark has expertise in wetland ecology, wat er quality and watersh ed processes. His resear ch interests include wetlan d nutrient assimilation an d storage processes, veget ative succession dynamic s, wetland macrophyte ec ophysiology, and ecologic al engineering design usin g natural and integrat ed processes to improve wat er quality and enhance ecolo gical function of alter ed landscapes. All are invited to atten d this presentation. Clark to speak about wetlands treatment at Ag Center May 3 The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Sessums named to Super Lawyers List for sixth consecutive year

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T he Community Calendar prov ides a brief listing of local c lubs and organizations who m eet on a regular basis. It is t he responsibility of the group t o update the News-Sunon a ny changes in this listing by c alling 385-6155, ext. 516; s end any changes by e-mail to e ditor@newssun.com;or mail t hem to News-SunCommunity C alendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, S ebring, FL33870. S UNDAY American Legion Post 25 L ake Placid has lounge hours f rom 1-9 p.m. Live music is f rom 5-8 p.m. For details, call 4 65-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4-6 p .m. Members and guests o nly. Post is at 528 N. Pine S t., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Inerstate chapter of A .B.A.T.E. meets the last S unday of every month at The B lue Crab, 825 Ridgewood D r., Sebring at 11 a.m. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2 661 lounge is open from 1-7 p .m. Card games start at 1:30 p .m. The lodge is open to m embers and their guests. For d etails, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has k araoke in the pavilion. H orseshoes played at 9:30 a .m. Food available at 4 p.m. O pen to members and qualif ied guests only. Loyal Order of Moose H ighlands County Lodge No. 2 494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon P ark. Cards start at 4 p.m. M usic outside Tiki Hut at 3 p .m. Lodge phone number 4 52-0579. Overeaters Anonymous, m eets from 4-5 p.m. in second f loor conference roomNo. 3 at F lorida Hospital Heartland M edical Center, 4200 Sun N L ake Blvd., Sebring. For d etails, call 382-7731. No d ues, fees or weigh-ins. For d etails on the organization, go t o www.oa.org. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 s erves lunch at 2 p.m. at the c lub, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. F or details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2 259 offers NASCAR racing in t he pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar o pen and kitchen open from 25 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 9 8, Sebring. For details, call 6 55-3920. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 3880 serves hamburgers f rom 4-5:30 p.m. and plays p oker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1 224 County Road 621 East, L ake Placid. For details, call 6 99-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 4300 Karaoke is from 5-8 p .m. at the post, 2011 SE L akeview Drive, Sebring. For d etails, call 385-8902. MONDAY Al-Anon LET IT BEGIN W ITH ME family group meets a t 10:30 a.m. every Monday at t he Heartland Christian Church o n Alt. 27 in Sebring. The c hurch is behind Southgate S hopping Center where Publix i s. F or more information call 3855 714. Alcoholics Anonymous m eeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal C hurch, Lakeshore Drive, S ebring. For more details, call 3 85-8807. Alcoholics Anonymous O ne Day At ATime group m eets for a closed discussion a t 9:30 a.m. Monday and F riday at Covenant P resbyterian Church, 4500 S un N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. F or details, call 314-0891. Alcoholics Anonymous m eeting, 6:30 p.m. at R osewood Center, 517 U.S. 2 7 South, Lake Placid. Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at S t. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3 840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. F or details, call 202-0647. American Legion Placid P ost 25Lake Placid has shuff leboard at 1 p.m. Lounge h ours are 12-9 p.m. For d etails, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 o pen noon to 8 p.m. Happy h our from 4-6 p.m. Call 4711 448. AmVets Post 21 plays darts a t 7:30 p.m. for members and g uests. For details, call 3850 234. Avon Park Lakes A ssociation has shuffleboard a t 1 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. T he clubhouse is at 2714 N autilus Drive in Avon Park. Boy Scout Troop 482 meets 7 p.m., 34 Central Ave., Lake Placid. 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. Diabetes Support Group meets the second and fourth Monday from 1-2:30 p.m. in Florida Hospital Conference Room 3 in Sebring. Call 4020177 for guest speaker list. Dual Diagnosed (Addiction and Mental Health) Support Group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. the fourth Monday at 4023 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring. Call 386-5687. Florida Association Home and Community Education meets from 9-11 a.m. weekly on Mondays at The AgriCenter. The group of sewers and crafters make items for residents of adult congregate living facilities. Call Penny Bucher at 385-0949. Garden Club of Sebring meets noon, fourth Monday, Sebring Civic Center. Grand Prix Cloggers EZ Intermediate and Intermediate Clogging class are held at 9 a.m. every Monday at Reflections on Silver Lake, Avon Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club meets the second and fourth Monday at the Sebring Country Estates Civic Association clubhouse, 3240 Grand Prix Drive (down the street from Wal-Mart). Dancing will be held every month until April 2008. Classes are being started now in the Sebring and Lake Placid area. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or visit the Web site at www.samdun.net.Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. is offering pony rides every Monday and Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m., weather permitting. $5 donation per child. Call 4520006 for more information. All proceeds raised support our free equine assisted riding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September.Heartland Pops rehearses at 7 p.m. Mondays at Avon Park High School Band Room, 700 E. Main St., under the direction of Anthony Jones. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 314-8877. Highlands County Concert Band rehearses 7-9 p.m. every Monday at Sebring High School band room. All musicians are welcome. Vic Anderson, musical director. Call Bill Varner at 386-0855. Highlands County Democratic Executive Committee meets 7 p.m. fourth Monday in the Democratic Party Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway, Sebring. For details, call 699-6052. Highlands County Sewing Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center in the 4-H laboratory, Sebring. For details, call 402-6540. Highlands Sertoma Club meets noon, Takis Family Restaurant, Sebring. Highlands County Senior Squadron, Civil Air Patrol the U.S. Air Force Auxiliary meets the second and fourth Monday nights at the Sebring Airport Terminal Building. All are welcome. For further information, call 471-1433 between 4 and 7 p.m. Lake Placid American Legion Post 25 meets 8 p.m., Legion hall. Lake Placid Art League will have classes in Drawing and Painting, conducted by Anne Watson, from from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. From 1-4 p.m., Mary Gebhart will teach Fabric Painting at the center. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Ladies crafts at 2 p.m. Sign up for darts is at 6:30 p.m.Music from 5-8 p.m. It is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at 2 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Lodge closes at 6 p.m. Let It Begin With Me Alanon Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Monday at Heartland Christian Church, 2705 Alt. 27 South, Sebring. For details about Alanon, a self-help group for families and friends of alcoholics, call 385-5714. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 8 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. National Association for the Advancement of the Colored People, Highlands County Branch meets 7:30 p.m., 401 Tulane, Avon Park. Orchid Society of Highlands County meets 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring. Call Ed Fabik at 465-2830 for details. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 12-4:30 p.m. second and fourth Monday in Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. No meetings from end of May to October. For details, call 465-4888. Rotary Club of Highlands County meets at 6:15 p.m. at Beef O Bradys, Sebring. Sebring AARP meets 1:30 p.m., The Palms, Pine Street, Sebring. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Mondays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 has pizza and darts at 7:30 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 has the lounge open from 12-7 p.m. For more details, call 471-3557. Sebring Historical Society open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Located in back side of Sebring Public Library building on Lake Jackson. For information, call 471-2522. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 plays Texas Hold em at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Monday at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing. For details, call 6553920. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL632, Sebring meets at 3:30 p.m. at the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, Sebring. For details, call Judy OBoyle at 260-0831. Veterans of Foreign Wars Ladies Auxiliary Post 4300 meets 2 p.m. fourth Monday, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Volunteers of America of Florida is a nonprofit organization in Sebring that specializes in assisting person's with mental illness. We are pleased to announce our Drop in Center is open to individuals with a mental illness 6 days a week from 11am to 3 pm. The center offers a welcoming environment where individuals are accepted and feel comfortable. For more information please contact Wendy at 863382-2022.TUESDAY Al-Anon Family Groups meet for discussion and Twelve Step study at noon, Union Congregational Church, 105 N. Forest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. 8 & 40 Salon 687 Call Betty Darmer, 465-2272, for details. Alzheimers/Dementia Seminar held at 11 a.m. every fourth Tuesday at Southern Lifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid. Also sponsored by Nurse on Call. Covers common signs of dementia, coping and care giving tips, disease management, organizations, etc. Call 465-0568. American Legion Placid Post 25Lake Placid has shuffleboard and euchre, both at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details, call 4657940. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Audubon Chapter meets the fourth Tuesday of each month at the Masonic Lodge, downtown Lake Placid on the corner of Main and Park. Bring a covered dish to share, utensils and plates, at 6:30 p.m. or come at 7:30 p.m. for presentations by guest speaker. The public is invited. Avon Park Boy Scout Troop 156 meets from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202 Robert Britt St., AvonPark. Boys ages 11-17 are eligible to join. For details, call 452-2385. AvonPark Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Beta Sigma Phi, Xi Nu Sigma Chapter of Avon Park, meets the second and fourth Tuesday each month in the members home. Call president Mary Joinerr at 382-4488 or vice president Linda Webster at 385-1124. Busy Bee Craft Club meets 9-11 a.m., Fairway Pines, Sun N Lakes Boulevard, Sebring. Everyone is welcome. For more details, call 382-8431. Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at The Rock, Union Congregational Church, 28 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park. Abarbecue meal is served at 6 p.m. for a donation. At 6:45 p.m., members meet. At 7:30 p.m., the group breaks up into small groups for men and women. The program is designed for drug and alcohol addiction, divorce, death or illness grief, low or lost selfesteem or identity due to dysfunctional relationships, depression/anxiety, or any other need for healing. For details, contact Celebrate Recovery coordinator Pam Sim by calling 453-3345, ext. 106. The Computer Club at Buttonwood Bay meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month November through March. We invite anyone interested in expanding their computer knowledge to attend the Buttonwood Bay Bytes Computer Club meeting. Fletcher Music Club meets every Thursday and Tuesday at Fletcher Music Center in Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. For more details, call 385-3288. Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus meets from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Sebring High School Music Room, Sebring. All men who enjoy singing are invited. Reading music is not required Call 471-2294 or 386-5098. Heartland Symphony Orchestra rehearsals from 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Green Room in the South Florida Community College auditorium building. Bring music and instruments. New members welcome. Call conductor Bryan Johnson at 800 949-7248, ext. 7231. Highlands County Community Orchestra rehearses each Tuesday in th e Green Room of the South Florida Community College Performing Arts Theater, 5:30 7:30 p.m. Entrance is at the rear of the building. String players especially needed. Strings call Eugene Longo at 699-1975; winds call Kim Houser at 453-6049 for more information. Highlands County Quilt Guild meets first and third Tuesday, St. Agnes Episcopa l Church, Sebring. Call Lynn Ullinn for meeting times at 314-0557 or e-mail luckyduck@mymailstation.com. Highlands Tea Party has an educational and informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Quality Inn, 6525 U.S. 27 in Sebring. Call 699-0743. Hope Hospice grief suppo rt group meets at 11 a.m. at 319 W. Center Ave., Sebring; and 4:30 p.m. at Southern Lifesty le ALF, across U.S. 27 from Florida Hospital Lake Placid. Call 382-0312. Knights of Columbus Council 5441 meets 8 p.m. every second and fourth Tuesday at Knights of www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 11B COMMUNITYCALENDAR Continued on page 12B

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The Associated PressThere are times you s hould just keep on ignoring t he elephant in the room, and t his is one. Reese Witherspoon and R obert Pattinsons adaptat ion of Sara Gruens bests elling novel about romance a nd intrigue in a Depressione ra circus plods along at a p achyderms pace. Witherspoon and Pattinson a re a three-ring snooze-fest t ogether, bringing little pass ion to a love story suppose dly so fiery, it blows the r oof off the big top. Pattinsons a destitute exv eterinary student who falls i n with circus folks, where h e and the shows star ( Witherspoon) fall in love w hile making friends with an e lephant. The movies star attraction i s Christoph Waltz, who won a n Academy Award as a g leefully psychotic Nazi in Inglourious Basterds and h ere delivers another wicked p erformance as W itherspoons hubby, the c ruel, jealous circus ringl eader. Waltz commands every m oment that hes on screen, h ighlighting how dull fellow O scar-winner Witherspoon a nd Twilight heartthrob P attinson are. Director F rancis Lawrence ( Constantine, I Am L egend) throttles down f rom action flicks and sputt ers through this treacly love t riangle (or love quadrangle, i f you throw in the elep hant). Rated PG-13 for moments o f intense violence and sexua l content. 121 minutes. Two s tars out of four. David Germain, AP M ovie Writer A frican CatsThe first two document aries from Disneys D isneynature label 2009s Earth and last years Oceans were a stunning c ombination of vast, sprawli ng images and intimate, d etailed moments. They provided high tens ion but also tugged at your h eart and offered some l aughs in between. This late st film in the series, which i s opening on Earth Day like i ts predecessors, has all the i mpressive visuals but far l ess story. Shot over more than two y ears in the Masai Mara N ational Reserve in Kenya b y directors Keith Scholey a nd Alastair Fothergill, the f ilm bills itself as a real-life v ersion of The Lion King. N o one bursts into song here b ut Samuel L. Jackson, as the narrator, does talk. Alot. And thats the movies major weakness. The images and the animalsdramatic interactions should speak for themselves. Jacksons narration is constant and overwhelming. It spells out instincts that should be obvious and assigns human characteristics in a way thats obnoxious. The film follows two families living on either side of a river. One is a pride of lions ruled by the fearsome Fang. On the other side of the river from the lions is a cheetah named Sita with her five impossibly adorable and cuddly newborn cubs. Rated G. 89 minutes. Two stars out of four. Christy Lemire, AP Movie CriticMeeks CutoffThe journey is always the destination in road-trip movies. Director Kelly Reichardt takes that idea to an intriguing extreme: Her characters may not even wind up anywhere, but because of her naturalistic approach and deliberate pacing, were surprised to find weve experienced more than we could have imagined. This is true of her last two features, Old Joy and Wendy and Lucy, but especially of her latest and most powerful film yet, this stripped-down Western. Reichardt trusts her audience, encourages her viewers to feel comfortable in the stillness and the quiet, and to draw their own conclusions from an ending thats as profound as it is enigmatic. Working with her frequent collaborator, writer Jon Raymond, Reichardt follows three families who are following a guide along the Oregon Trail in 1845. Mr. Meek, played by a charismatic and unrecognizable Bruce Greenwood, talks a big game. But it becomes increasingly clear that theyre lost and the families become increasingly frustrated. The tension quietly percolates, and Wendy and Lucy star Michelle Williams, as one of the wives, Emily Tetherow, is the least capable of hiding her annoyance. The excellent cast includes Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan and Will Patton. Rated PG for some mild violent content, brief language and smoking. 104 minutes. Three and a half stars out of four. Christy Lemire, AP Movie Critic Columbus Hall, 900 U.S. 27 N., Sebring. For details, call 385-0987. Lake Placid Art League has classes in Parchment Embossing from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd., taught by Maria Lorant. For information, call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Happy hour is from 2-5 p.m. Card games at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Grief Support (Hope Hospice) meets at 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Southern Lifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, with Charlie Stroup. Refreshments served. Door prize given. Call 465-0568. Lake Placid Jaycees meets 7:30 p.m., Jaxsons. Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Call Joe Collins, 655-5545, for details. LAKEPLACIDLIONSClub meets at 7 p.m. (6 p.m. for dinner)the second Tuesday each month at Herons Garden, 501 US 27 North, Lake Placid. Call Jeanne at 699-0743. Lake Placid Women of the Moose has a business meeting at 7:30 p.m. the fourth Tuesday at the lodge. Lorida Community Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lorida Community Center to plan events. Masonic Lodge meets 8 p.m., 106 N. Main St., Lake Placid. Nar-Anon Support Group for family members or friends of someone with a drug problem or addiction. Nar-Anon helps attain serenity and a more normal life for those affected by the addictions of loved ones, regardless of whether or not he/she has stopped using. 6 p.m. every Tuesday at First Baptist Chuch of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 9-10 a.m. every Tuesday at Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 W. Avon Blvd. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Visit www.FloridaRidgeIntergroup.c om. For details, call 3827731. Visit www.oa.org for more information on OA. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. For details, call 465-4888. Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) offers a full range of volunteer opportunities for people age 55 and over. RSVPmeets on the fourth Tuesday each month, 10 a.m., at the Highlands Little Theatre. Please join us for coffee and to learn more about current volunteer opportunities in Highlands County. Any interested and enrolled volunteers are invited to attend. For more information call Kris Schmidt, coordinator, RSVP, at 784-7189. Rotary Club of Sebring (Noon) meets at noon at the Sebring Civic Center, near the library in downtown Sebring. For information, call 385-3829 or 471-9900. Sebring Bridge Club will have Duplicate Bridge games every Tuesday evening. If interested in playing Duplicate Bridge, call 3858118. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 plays darts, beginning with sign in at 6 p.m. Games star t at 6:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Cost is $2. For more details, call 471-3557. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves soft shell tacos 5-7 p.m. at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing. Euchre is played at 6:30 p.m. 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., Sebring. For details, call 385 2966 or leave a name, number and message. SertomaClub meets at 7 a.m. at Dees Restaurant, Sebring. For details, call Sco tt Albritton at 402-1819. Take Off Pounds Sensib ly Chapter FL99 meets from 6 7 p.m. at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 1744 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Take Off Pounds Sensib ly Chapter FL618 has weigh i n from 4-430 p.m. at Community Bible Church, 1400 CR-17AN., AvonPark Meeting is at 4:45 p.m. For details, call 452-1093. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 3880, plays darts 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign War s Post 4300 has sandwiches at 5 p.m. and Franke from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Fo r details, call 385-8902. Continued from from 11B Page 12BNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011www.newssun.com CROSSWORDSOLUTION COMMUNITYCALENDAR NEWS-SUN MOVIEREVIEWS Water for Elephants plods along 20th Century Fox Robert Pattinson stars as Jacob Jankowski and Reese Witherspoon stars as Marlena Rosenbluth in Water for Elephants. Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155

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Nothing was right about that day. Anger, hatred, mockery, contempt and abuse reigned. Many in the c rowds who cheered Jesus t riumphal entry into J erusalem days before now b lasphemed him. Crucify Him, crucify H im! spewed from their l ips and screeched from their t hroats. And so, it was. They cruc ified the King of Glory. What a sad statement on h umanity. What injustice to O ne who had touched their s ick and healed them; who h ad fed them physically and s piritually; who had taught t hem to love God and one a nother. How could this be? We can point fingers b ased on the history of that d ay:the Jews, the Romans, P ilate, Herod, the soldiers, J udas the betrayer, and so f orth. But watch for the fing ers pointing back and see t he real answer. Those in the biblical, hist orical account had their r oles. However, the Bible teaches us that Jesus laid down his life willingly. Why?So the hysterical crowds could have their way? No. He laid down his life in exchange for oursindividually. It was the sin of every human being past, present and future that nailed him to the cross. The sin of rebellion against God that began in the garden came full circle on the cross of Christ because he wanted to reconcile us to God. Love for sinners held him to the cross when sinners didnt deserve his love. But, in his holiness, their sin demanded justice that could only be paid by a perfect sacrifice. The words spoken to Jesus by one of the two thieves crucified at the same time hints at the incredible exchange that took place there. The one thief blasphemed Jesus demanding he save himself and them. But, the other one replied in Luke 23: 40, Do you not even fear God, seeing you are under the same condemnation?And we indeed justly, for we receive the due reward of our deeds; but this Man has done nothing wrong. He asks Jesus to remember him when he comes into his kingdom. And Jesus replies, Assuredly, I say to you, today you will be with Me in Paradise. (vs. 43) That day, justice for sin came face to face with mercy and grace. Three days later, the triumph was complete when Jesus conquered death and arose from the dead. In this victory lies our eternal hope in Christ when we place our faith in him and his finished work on the cross. He took my place and yours. Justice, mercy and grace met in triumph!Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a NewsSun correspondent and an award-winning writer. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 24, 2011Page 13B DIVERSIONS ATYOURCONVENIENCEBy DAVID BLAKE ACROSS 1 January honoree 5 Poison plant 10 Certain artists forte 14 2010 Apple release 18 Clean-out-the-fridge indicator 19 Jipijapa hat 20 Bear, to Brutus 21 Like most pre-s recordings 22 South-of-the-border political assent? 24 Noggin 25 Subatomic particle 26 Mideast ruler 27 Quiet 29 Amazonian predator 31 112-Downs milieu 33 Losing streak 36 Knockoffs of Woman With a Hat? 38 Vigor 40 GI show gp. 41 Gets under control 42 Kitchen add-on? 43 Where to excavate perfume? 46 Modern recorder 47 Racy 50 Common stocking height 51 Distinctive flavor 53 __ Rose: The Music Man quartet 55 Big name in lawn care 56 Poetic time 57 The first glossy fabric? 61 Note promising notes 62 1998 Winter Olympics host 64 List-ending abbr. 65 Created, on signs 66 Creator of the Shmoos 67 Was moved, perhaps 69 Site site 71 Iams competitor 73 Knit, as bones 76 Northern terminus of I-79 79 Country club employees 82 Country club coups 86 Corporate letters 87 Dishonest Yankees? 90 Not incl. 91 Time after tarde 93 Partnership for Peace org. 94 Small songbird 95 Comerica Park player 97 Many Justin Bieber fans 99 Dot-__ 101 A lifetime at the North Pole? 103 __-dieu: kneeler 104 Latte topping 106 MADD concern 107 Worry 108 Feature of a mad scientists machine? 111 Sharp barks 113 Jazz trombonist Kid __ 114 Song on the Beatles album 115 Patrick Ewing, in college 117 Billy with a piano 119 Make a ruling 120 What __!: How fun! 122 Wrestling maneuver? 127 Square off against 128 Baylor Universitys city 129 Meaningless verbiage 130 Word command 131 Slate, briefly 132 River crossed by Orpheus 133 Excalibur, for one 134 Brainstorm DOWN 1 Decks 2 Dictator Amin 3 Food evaluation measure? 4 Hardly hopeful 5 Diegos title? 6 __ furtiva lagrima: Donizetti aria 7 Trig or calc 8 Come (to) 9 It may face the rear 10 Stand-in 11 A&W drinks 12 Yoga pose 13 Floridas 63-year-old Snooty is the oldest in captivity 14 Fake 15 Popular Christmas decoration 16 Battery end 17 Ladies of Spain 19 Lose the blues 23 Certain sib 28 Three-time co-star of Fisher and Ford 30 Lemon-flavored Absolut 31 Knocked off 32 Tennis star Gibson 34 Query in Matthew 35 Spoiling 37 Make a new version of 39 Annoy no end 44 Genevas river 45 Fit of temper 48 Chain with stacks 49 Stroke of genius 52 Eat like a beaver 54 Boy or girl lead-in 58 Rodeo participant 59 Hebrew opener 60 Car in a jam, say 63 Cobblers tool 66 Gear component 68 1982 movie with a 2010 sequel 70 Pub order 72 Food often ending in i 73 Tinge 74 Plenty, poetically 75 College applicants good news 77 Slip 78 Obtain via shakedown 80 Some sculling trophies 81 Slow partner? 83 Amusement park for fans of flowing music? 84 New Hampshire academy 85 Nuts 87 Four-time all-star catcher Santiago 88 The Iceman __ 89 Utter boredom 92 Emulated the town crier 96 Things up in the air 98 Fluctuates 100 Makes more peaceful, as relations 102 Coffeehouse cup, perhaps 105 Regardless 108 Puts out 109 Inuit craft 110 Sired, biblically 112 31-Across patron 116 Immune opening 118 Needle case 121 Red __ 123 Damage 124 One heart, e.g. 125 Alphabet string 126 RVers stopove Solution on page 12B Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) Romance may be on your mind, Aries. Thats because you met a wonderful person and are interested in seeing where this new relationship will go. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus, you may feel artistically inspired this week, which could play out in projects anywhere from painting pottery to making home improvements. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, the wedding of a friend could inspire thoughts of a romantic nature. Maybe youre thinking of taking a relationship to a new level or beginning a new one. Cancer(June 22-July 22) Cancer, you aspire to learn a new skill or take on a new project. Definitely forge ahead because it will mean meeting new people and learning other interesting things. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Love, romance and marriage are on your mind, Leo. If youre involved, it could be time to strengthen the relationship. Those unattached could find a special someone. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Virgo, expect an unexpected visitor in the coming days. This could mean a complete overhaul of your schedule and living space. Its time to get to work. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Your mindset will be intense this week, Libra. Friends and family will find it very difficult to sway your opinion and change your mind. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 2 2) Scorpio, be prepared for a busy week that gives yo ur bank account a boost. Yo u may begin a new wo rk assignment that requires a l ot of creative energy. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-De c. 21) This week youre mo re interested in the ways to pr omote personal healt h, Sagittarius. Your resear ch could extend into holist ic arts, exploring natural wa ys to boost health. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Ja n. 20) Capricorn, stay out of bookstores because yo u could spend a fortune tryin g to satiate your need to abso rb information this week. If yo u must, visit the library. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Fe b. 18) Aquarius, an encount er with someone new puts yo u on a new course of action f or which you cannot ga in enough information fa st enough. Pisces (Feb. 19-Marc h 20) Thoughts of a care er change are prominent th is week, Pisces. It may be a good time to finally act o n these ideas. Famous birthdaysApril 24 Kelly Clarkso n, singer, 29; April 25 Jaso n Lee, actor, 41; April 26 Michael Damian, actor, 4 9; April 27 Patrick Stum p, singer, 27; April 28 J ay Leno, comic, 61; April 29 Jerry Seinfeld, comic, 5 7; April 30 Kirsten Duns t, actress, 29. Your mindset will be intense this week, Libra Horoscope Justice, mercy and grace met in triumph Pause And Consider Jan Merop DearAbby: I am a nice, charmi ng, likable young man in my mid2 0s. I have almost no friends. I r arely see the ones I do have b ecause they dont live in my p rovince. I can count the number o f people I consider friends on one h and. I am close with my family, t hough none of them live close e nough to see regularly. I work f rom home, so theres no one I c ome in contact with daily except m y husband, whom I love dearly. I know there are things I could d o to meet more people and make f riends, but I dont really want to. M aintaining friendships feels like m ore work than its worth to me. Im not bitter or lonely, but I dont think this is normal. Should I accept that this is who I am, or should I worry? Loner in Toronto DearLoner: Excuse me, but there are contradictions in your letter. If you werent concerned that there was something to worry about, you wouldnt have written to me. Now its time for you to talk to a counselor and take a deeper look at whats really going on. My intuition tells me there may be issues you need to address. DearAbby: I have been dealing with an anxiety disorder I thought I had beaten. I hadnt had an attack in years, until I found myself having one recently at the gym. I ran to the dressing room in tears to battle it out, and was practicing breathing deeply when I spotted something shiny in the far corner of the room. I immediately flashed on the pennies from heaven letters I have read in your column and, still crying, went to see what it was. As soon as I saw it was a penny, I felt calmer. Abby, I havent lost anyone close who might have sent me a penny, but when I picked it up it had the year of my birth on it. I understood then it was intended for me, and my anxiety dissipated. Im confused, though. Is this something our guardian angels share amongst themselves, or did an unknown angel take pity on me? Jennifer in Ontario, Canada DearJennifer: The subject of guardian angels is a spiritual one and very personal. I believe that some of us have guardian angels right here on Earth watching over us as well as those from above. And if one of them had a spare moment, it wouldnt be atypical to help out someone in a (penny) pinch. To my Christian friends: Happy Easter, everyone! 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. For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order How to Be Popular. Send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $6 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included in the price.) Young man with few friends seems not to want any more Dear Abby Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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