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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: 06-03-2011
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID This weekend, hundreds of local students will be participating in the ageless ceremony that is high school graduation. The cap and gown, tassel and diploma are part of the tradition along with the immense feeling of achievement when each student walks across the stage. For one student, however, that simple task will take every ounce of effort available. Meesha Munnings is one of 163 graduating seniors at Lake Placid High School. Munnings is an exceptional student as well as an athlete, being a member of the girlsbasketball team throughout her high school career. I knew something was wrong. It was hard to run and then I couldnt run at all, but I didnt want to quit, I wanted to play basketball my senior year, Munnings said. It was shortly after the Lady Green Dragonsseason ended that Munnings learned why she could not run. Munnings was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, an aggressive form of bone cancer affecting adolescents during periods of rapid growth. Munnings received the news on Jan. 26 and has been battling the disease for the past several months. Following her initial diagnosis, Munnings underwent a surgery where NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, June 3-4, 2011 www.newssun.com Volume 92/Number 65 | 50 cents www.newssun.com 079099401001 HighLow 93 71Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Mostly sunny and breezy Forecast Question: Do you think this will be an active Hurricane Season? Next question: Will you be able to afford a vacation trip this summer? www.newssun.comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Jessie Mae Cravey Age 89, of Sebring Jerome McGowan Age 50, of Sebring Joe W ashington Age 68, of Avon Park Garry Wheaton Age 64, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453O nline: www.newssun.com Yes 60% No 40% Total votes: 75 Classifieds 9A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar10B Dear Abby 11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living 5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review 11B Religion 7B Sports On TV 2B Sudoku Puzzle 11B Index WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip Rapp takes overBrian Rapp named SHS head baseball coach PAGE1BBrother vs. brotherPolice say man tried to stab his brother to death in AP PAGE2ASummer sizzlersAlook at the big movies planned for this summer PAGE12B By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING ASebring man was arrested on May 25 by the Highlands County Sheriffs Office Special Investigations Unit for allegedly operating a marijuana grow house. In a press release dated Tuesday, HCSO Public Information Officer Nell Hays informed the media that Romeo S. Garcia turned himself in after his home at 416 Spring Lake Boulevard was searched on a warrant on May 18. More 25 pounds of marijuana plants were seized in the raid, the release said. According to Hayes, the estimated street value of the 16 plants was $30,000. Garcia was not at home at the time his house was searched, but was convinced to return to Highlands County and turn himself in, Hays said. They were able to contact him via the telephone, and he decided to come in, Hays said. Hays also said on Thursday that Garcia was a self-employed contractor and was out of town working when the raid happened. Hays also stated that she was not able to comment on if the arrest of Garcia would lead to other arrests. It appears Garcia was in the process of retrofitting the residence into a larger grow operation and we were able to adversely affect that possibility, Special Investigations Unit Captain Randy LaBelle stated in the release. Garcia was charged with the manufacture of marijuana, trafficking in marijuana (25 pounds or more) and possession of drug paraphernalia. Garcia is currently being held in the Highlands County jail with a $65,500 bond, Hays stated. 25 pounds of marijuana seized in grow house search News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Driver Edward Niemiec is placed on a gurney and transported to a local hospital after his Jeep Grand Cherokee collided with a tree and a fence Wednesday afternoon on Lakeview Drive. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Edward Nieniec and his granddaughter, Olivia Nieniec, were both transported to a local hospital Wednesday afternoon after Nieniecs Jeep Grand Cherokee collided with a tree and a fence on Lakeview Drive. The Sebring Police Department as well as Sebring Fire and Rescue arrived at the scene at The Terraces Condominiums located at 1655 Lakeview Drive, across from St. Catherine Catholic Church, just before noon. The scene was filled with close to 10 residents of the condos and passers-by. Five-year-old Olivia was taken from the vehicle first and seemed fine Grandfather, granddaughter transported after SUV hits tree See CRASH, page 6A Wauchula State Bank 6x1.5 colorGraduation walk will have more meaning for one senior Munnings Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS American Indian Sixto Salas (front left) and Chief Harry Good Wolf Kindness (front right) lead a group of walkers Thursday morning around Lake Jackson during The Longest Walk 3 (Reversing Diabetes). By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Agroup of about 25 individuals, ages 13 to 76, arrived on foot at Hammock State Park Thursday, and remained until this morning. Their next stop is St. Sebastian. The group, which fluctuates in number and represents many Indian nations, is taking part in The Longest Walk 3, Reversing Diabetes 2011. The initial Longest Walk took place in 1978, and Longest Walk 2 occurred in 2008. The walk is not, however, restricted to American Indians. Everyone is welcome. For example, two Shinto priests from Japan also walk, as do many students along the way. Starting from La Jolla, Calif., the group is headed to Washington D.C., bringing attention to diabetes and heart disease along the way. Participants, and anyone who cares to join them, will be meeting for a summit with elected and health officials on July 8. First Lady Michelle Obama and the Dali Lama have indicated they hope to meet with the group as well. Chief Harry Good Wol f Kindness, one of the leaders on Group marching against diabetes Long Walk 3 started in California on Valentines Day See WALK, page 3A LPHS Munnings will take stage despite cancer See GRADUATION, page 3A


C M Y K Car wash will benefit Boy ScoutsSEBRING Cars, trucks, vans and even motorcycles have an opportunity Saturday to help Boy Scout Troop 846 raise the funds needed for a summer campout at Camp Flaming Arrow. Stop by Griffins Carpet Mart at 560 U. S. 27 N from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a refreshing car wash; leave looking sharp with the added benefit of feeling great for having done a good deed. Drivers can share in the good feelings by buying and enjoying home baked goods while your vehicles regain their sparkle. Avon Parks Oktoberfest seeks sponsors, vendors A VON PARK On Oct. 15, the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce and the Avon Park Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Main Street District will host the Fourth Annual Oktoberfest, a community event that attracts more than 4,000 residents and visitors to Avon Parks Downtown Main Street. This premier one-day festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will ignite the Main Street area with excitement and German-themed festivities, including a beer garden, car show, live entertainment and kids activities. In addition, food and snack vendors will also be on site. The Avon Park Chamber of Commerce is seeking vendor applications and sponsors for this festive event. Vendors spaces range in price from $20-$60. Sponsorships range in price from $200-$2,500. For more information about Oktoberfest, a vendor application and/or sponsorship package, contact the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce at 453-3350 or APCC@APFLA.com. SHS alumni plan combined reunionSEBRING The Sebring High School graduating classes of 1976 and 1977 are having a combined reunion the weekend of Oct. 21 and 22. The weekend will start Friday evening at Firemans Field with a cookout/tailgate party, followed by the football game. The Blue Streaks will be taking on the Winter Haven Blue Devils. Saturday details are being worked out. Contact Pat Mays Hollenberg at 382-4367 or Allen Altvater at 655-1524. Send an e-mail address (or other classmates addresses) to: Class of e-mail Peter Page 2ANews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011www.newssun.com DUMMY 09; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block CREATIVE FLOORS; 3.639"; 3"; Black; toma June 1 81415344142x:5Next jackpot $4 millionMay 28 73641424447x:3 May 25 1513242852x:4 June 1 919233032 May 31 121222634 May 30 25202932 May 29 425293136 June 1 (n) 8282 June 1 (d) 5294 May 31 (n) 7719 May 31 (d) 0767 June 1(n) 74 2 June 1 (d) 477 May 31 (n) 957 May 31(d) 528 May 31 410343811 May 27 523323517 May 24 162126277 May 20 413374011 June 1 818384656 PB: 31 PP: 4Next jackpot $20 millionMay 28 1220435155 PB: 11 PP: 4 May 25 423314250 PB: 23 PP: 2 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d) is the daytime drawing, (n) is the nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball PP: Power Play Lottery Center The scariest moment of D eb McEvoys life came on Oct. 24, when her phone rang just after 9:30 a.m. On the other end of the line was a U.S. Army official, who said that her s on had been wounded in Afghanistan. Which one? the startled mother replied. Debs oldest son, Capt. R iley McEvoy, was serving in Kandahar with the 1 01st Airborne Divisions 2nd Brigade Combat Team. Her youngest son, 1st Lt. Connor McEvoy, was somewhere in Kunar p rovince. They left for Afghanistan from K entuckys Fort Campbell just two days apart in June 2010. That was an overwhelming weekend, Deb t old The Unknown Soldiers about seeing both her sons leave for war. Debs mind wandered in a thousand different directions as she learned i t was Connor who had been hit. Her sons Army v ehicle had been struck by a rocket-propelled grenade on a mountain road, leaving him with non-life-threatening i njuries but still serious enough to airlift the soldier out of a dangerous war zone. After more than 24 hours, which seemed like an eternity, Deb finally s poke to her son when he arrived in Germany. The p latoon leader had sustained leg injuries that would require months of recovery and rehabilitation, but he would surv ive. Our family is so fortunate, she said. Even though Connor was injured, we came out of it O K. While having two sons deployed at the same time was much different than her initial experiences as a military family member, Deb, 50, had grown to understand the sacrifices of service. Her husband, 1st Sgt. Joe McEvoy, spent 21 years on active duty. While living on Kentuckys Fort Knox, Joe was given the chance to move to TexasFort Hood to train for his first combat deployment. Instead of going to Iraq, Joe, now 51, retired for the sake of his children. We wanted to give Riley the opportunity to stay stabilized and graduate without moving again, Deb explained. As a good big brother, Riley, 26, was trying to figure out how to lift the spirits of Connor, 23, as he continued his recovery at Georgias Fort Gordon. The Army captain helped arrange a special ceremony in the hospital, where Connor was promoted to his current rank of first lieutenant. I think theyre doing fine, Deb said of her two sons. Theyve changed nobody can go over there and not come back a different person but I think theyre better men and better soldiers. The youngest McEvoy is changing right before Deb and Joes eyes as well. On May 13, the A family of value See FAMILY, page 8A Courtesy photo Ashley Bishop, of Budget Bi-Rite Insurance Agency, is presented with membership into The Jeremiah Milbank Society along with a letter of gratitude from Roxanne Spillett, President and CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of America. Ms. Spillett wrote, The leadership you and other Society members provide to Clubs exemplifies the true spirit of Jeremiah Milbank, a generous life-long volunteer with Boys & Girls Clubs. Gerald (Chaney of Chaney Motors and Bishops father) and Ashley have been loyal supporters of the Highlands County Boys & Girls Club. Because of their determination and dedication, we have touched more young lives than ever. They are our angels, said Wally Randall (right) while making the presentation. Randall is the executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Highlands County. Woodraun Wright (left) is the area director. Bishop, Chaney honored by Boys & Girls Club 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 Wednesday, June 1: Sol Yanet Campos, 44, of Sebring, was booked on an out of county warrant. Pablo Canovas, 62, of Sebring, was sentenced to one year and one day in prison for marijuana producing and time served for possession of drug equipment. Randal Martin Deatherage, 47, of Sebring was charged with battery on a person 65 or older. Marvis Treyvon Dewberry, 36, of Sebring, was booked on an out of county warrant for non-support. Francisco Jose Diaz, 25, of Altamonte Springs, was charged with probation violations. Danny Fred Faulk, 35, of Sebring, was charged with driving with a suspended license. Jerry Jerome Floyd, 58, of Tallahassee, was charged with contempt of court for nonsupport. Dalton Andrew Goodhue, COMMUNITYBRIEFS Courtesy photo The 2011 Highlands County Plat Directories are available for distribution. The updated directory replaces the 2008 edition. The directories, being distributed by Sebring FFA Alumni, may be purchased from Highlands County Farm Bureau Office, 6419 US 27 South or from South Ridge Abstract offices in Sebring and Lake Placid. The price of the books is $45. Plat Directory for sale Continued on page 5A GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK An Avon Park man was arrested Sunday on charges of attempted murder in the first degree after reportedly trying to kill his brother. Roosevelt Jones, Jr. 48, was taken into custody after he was involved in a domestic dispute at 102 N. Glenwood Avenue in which he allegedly stabbed his brother, Terry Lee Jones. According to the arrest report, witnesses stated that Roosevelt Jones stabbed the victim three times in the back and side with a butterfly style, four-inch silver knife. The brothers were reported to have had an argument after which Terry left the residence, arresting officer Garrett Andrews of the Avon Park Police Department wrote in the report. The report states that Roosevelt armed himself and pursued his brother across the street after the initial altercation had ended. Roosevelt and Terry entered into a physical scuffle, which ended in the stabbing. Witnesses reported hea ring Roosevelt state that he was going to kill his brother. Roosevelt was foun d walking near the area, and a search revealed a butterfly style knife in his pants pocket. T erry Jones was airlift ed to an undisclosed hospital due to the seriousness of his wounds, and no update was available at press time. Roosevelt is still bein g held in the Highlands County Jail without bond. AP man allegedly tried to kill brother POLICEBLOTTER Continued on page 8A Creative Floors 2x3 Pub block SARASOT(AP) A34year-old Army staff sergeant home on leave chased a suspected bank robber into the parking lot and held him until deputies arrived. Officials say Eddie Peoples was inside a Bank of America branch in Sarasota with his two young sons Tuesday when a man walked in with a handgun and demanded cash from the tellers. Thats when Peoples sprang into action. Peoples say he left his sons inside while he ran to his rented van and blocked the suspects car in the parking lot. Solider thwarts bank robbery


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011Page 3A GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; patio MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; ff top rhp only Martial Arts 2x3 Griffins Carpet Mart 4x10 t he walk, said the idea of marching to raise awareness c ame about by accident. Dennis Banks, co-founder of the American Indian Movement, discovered he had diabetes after being in a c ar crash. Doing research, he found that while diabetes c rosses all racial lines, it is a particular scourge among native Americans, 40 to 50 p ercent of whom struggle with the disease. Banks wanted to do something positive and came up with the idea for a walk. T wo different groups are making their way to the nations capital, one along t he northern tier of states, and the group here, which w alked across the southern states. Members of the Longest Walk 3 have sacrificed a great deal to take part. The w alk began on Valentines day, Good Wolf Kindness said. They plan to be in Washington by July 2. That means many of the participants will have been away from home five months. One of the walkers, who used his Indian name of Y ona, said, Our hearts do yearn for the people we left behind. I have a wife and three kids. Right now shes having to take care of the house, the kids and the bills. She represents the sacrifice behind our sacrifice. It is belief in the cause that keeps people going. Good Wolf Kindness said that diabetes is a danger to all humans, and even cats and dogs who, like humans, develop the disease by eating unhealthy food and not getting enough exercise. Josephine Colb, who lives in Southern California, has become a self-taught dietitian and cooks for the group. We treat diabetes like its a virus, taking injections, she said, but really its about educating yourself, eating healthy and in moderation. My main goal is to educate young mothers, because knowledge is power. Were not telling you what to eat, but letting people know what is healthy and what is not. Good Wolf Kindness said, There are seven teaspoons of sugar in a can of soda, and some of the components are found in embalming fluid. In fact, the group fines a walker $20 if they drink a soda. No fast food is allowed. We say its called fast food, because if you eat it you die faster, said Colb. The group buys local produce when it can and eats a diet strong in fruits and vegetables. Colb carries a twoburner stove, a 36-cup coffee pot, two cast-iron pans and two spoons. The group camps out in state and national parks when it can. Sometimes they are put up by volunteers along the route. The elders among them sleep in vehicles accompanying the march. Coordinators work to keep the walkers sheltered, provisioned with food and on safe walking routes. Sixto Salas, one of the walkers, has seen a change in his health since taking part. Ive left a lot of weight behind, he said. Ive lost 40 pounds and 12 inches off my waist. Im no longer using insulin. This works. To follow the walk or obtain more information go to http://longestwalk3.com Continued from page 1A Chief Harry Good Wolf Kindness said that his walking staff is sacred and very symbolic. News-Sun photos by KATARASIMMONS Participants in the walk have spent months on the road, taking a meandering route through the southern half of the country on their trip from California to Washington D.C. Walk raising awareness about diabetes problem By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comA VON PARK Wes Hoagland, director of the Community Redevelopment Agency, hopes for a large turn out Tuesday, June 7, when the CRAMain Street District hosts a visioning meeting at the Community Center, 310 W. Main Street at 5:30 p.m. We invite anyone who has an interest in Main Street Avon Parks future is encourageed to attend this meeting, said Hoagland. We must first start with what we want our city to be and the vsion of our future, then we can discuss how we get there. For more information call Hoagland at 452-2039, or (321) 287-6543. CRA hoping for a large turnout in AP h er femur was taken out of her right leg. I had surgery on April 28. They took out my femur and put in a metal rod and I had a partial hip-replacement, Munnings said. Ava Jones-Moore is a friend of the family and has know Munnings as well as her parents for years. We all attended the same church. I met her parents, Marilyn and Roger, years ago and Ive always kept up with her (Munnings) even after I moved, said Moore. Munnings returned to Lake Placid on Memorial Day after spending time in Tampa at the Moffitt Cancer Center. She is home now. I called and spoke to her and she said she was doing okay, said Moore. Then she said, Im going to walk across that stage. I wanted to walk by myself, but I will have to use a cane, Munnings said Thursday with a somber tone in her voice, which became stronger as she continued with her plans. Its a personal thing. I just want to do it. Its just another goal, said Munnings. Munnings took the week off from her Moffitt routine of two to three weeks of chemotherapy to spend a week home with her family and celebrate her extraordinary accomplishments. She will be graduating at the top of her class. Her grade point average is above 5.0 and with her high school career ending, Munnings has nothing but college on her mind. Im going to FSU (Florida State University) and Im going to be a nurse. Im not leaving in the fall, though. I am going to finish the chemo and then I will be there in January, Munnings said. Munnings is tackling the disease head-on and keeping her head up and her eyes focused on her goals. Through her experience, Munnings has learned and gained many things, but the biggest thing shes gained is her parents. My parents...we are a lot closer now. I wouldnt appreciate them like I do if I hadnt had to go through this. They mean everything to me, Munnings said. Marilyn and Roger Munnings, along with Meeshas two older siblings, will watch their daughter walk across the stage to receive her high school diploma Saturday afternoon. Every person in attendance will witness what hard-work and faith can do in the life of a high school student, both academically and spiritually. Continued from page 1A Graduation walk to have special meaning for LPHSsenior The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN By BILLDRAPER Associated PressINDEPENDENCE, Mo. Missouri police responding to an alligator sighting in a suburban Kansas City pond took quick action to dispatch the big reptile. It wasnt until after the second rifle shot bounced off the beasts head Sunday evening that the three officers realized it was a concrete lawn ornament. Independence police spokesman Tom Gentry says a resident called to report that his children spotted a gator while playing in the woods near the pond. After a conservation agent advised police to kill the gator if they felt it posed a danger, an officer shot it twice in the head before realizing it wasnt moving. Gentry says the gator was partially submerged in weeds and looked real in the growing darkness. The landowner says it was meant to scare off children. Police shoot gator twice, then realize its fake Im going to walk across that stage. Its a personal thing. I just want to do it. Its just another goal.MEESHAMUNNINGS LPHSsenior


C M Y K Graduations are wonderful rites of passage. They come c omplete with families, formal ceremonies, academic dress and emotions as varied a s joy, pride, relief, even sorrow and apprehension. In our society high school g raduation marks the exit from childhood and entrance i nto adulthood, so congratulations Class of 2011. Welcome into the world. May the rest of your life journey be filled with even m ore success. May you laugh more than you cry but when you cry, may you remember it is adversity that promotes growth and builds character. May you be persistent yet flexible; self-confident, but adaptable remembering that you wont always be right, but willing to fight for what you believe in when you are. May you dream and fulfill those dreams. May you climb onto the shoulders of those who came before you, looking ahead to what they could not see just as a future generation will one day climb your shoulders and see beyond you. In the meantime, may you create new inventions, find better ways of doing things and find fresher ways of saying things. May you remain strong and healthy, optimistic and committed to your ideals. We hope the excitement you feel on graduation day stays with you, keeping you aware of possibility, alive to the gift of life and alert to the wonders of this amazing planet. We hope a day comes when those of you who couldnt understand the need for algebra suddenly find yourselves putting what you learned to practical use or that those of you who wondered why you had to learn about people long ago dead suddenly discover resonance in those older voices. May you continue to learn and grow. We believe in you, Class of 2011. We expect you to find a few new answers and pose a few new questions. We are confident you will be caring and engaged citizens. We count on you to pick up the reins of leadership when that time comes. These next years will be increasingly challenging as you accept more responsibility and take greater control over your own lives. Dont give up. We will follow your progress, cheering you on, bragging about all you do well, and supporting you when you fail. Having been your age once, and in your exact position, we know how much more surprise lies ahead. Life has more twists and tur ns than the biggest roller coaster. Most of us never end up where we thought we were headed, so relax, stay open and enjoy the ride. Y ouve survived high school. Youll be just fine. Page 4ANews-SunFriday, June 3, 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 Congratulations to the Class of 2011, now comes the best part This weekend we say goodbye to another graduating senior class, as county high schools launch their seniors out into the world. I had to put my newspaper down the other day after reading an article about six brave soldiers who recently joined the ranks of the forever young after an improvised explosive device went off in Afghanistan May 26, 2011. Its been a long ten years. War is not for the fainthearted, nor is it for the impatient. I am guilty on both counts, but believe I am not alone in my feelings as I come to understand that the cost of war expands far beyond Americas diminishing treasure; our blood investment must indeed reap benefits beyond an an eye for an eye. We are better than that. With scant media reports about the positive impacts of our presence in Afghanistan, its easy to fall prey to a feeling of hopelessness regarding our operations there. Acursory glance at Afghanistan seems to project a dysfunctional nation infested with godless, faceless, soulless lunatics who will stop at nothing to "kill all infidels." This type of generalization makes us worse than our enemy because we know better. It is far too easy to politicize a war. Those who believe that we should cut and run, reveal their own cowardice and give no thought to the ramifications thereof the certain and absolute loss of untold innocent lives. Think: Cambodia Vietnam. Now is not the time for Tuesday morning water cooler discussions about what couldve, shouldve or wouldve been done yesterday. We are where we are, and must see things as they are today. We must also see the faces of real Afghanis trying to make a difference. Skin in advertising sells magazines the same way bad news sells newspapers. I had to search far and wide for good news regarding our military presence in Afghanistan, and found it at a little known website at www.goodafghannews.com: This spring, 32 Afghan students, including eight women, made history as the first graduating class of American University of Afghanistan. Ambassador to Afghanistan, Karl Eikenberry, gave the keynote speech, and a video message recorded by former First Lady Laura Bush, well-known for her work to promote equality and quality of life for Middle East women, was played during the ceremony. New schools and universities are not the only things to sprout up throughout Afghanistan. New hospitals and airports are in process as well as the rebuilding of canal systems and wells that were utterly destroyed during the Soviet invasion in the 1980s. Once rebuilt, Afghanistan will have the ability to provide food, water, healthcare and transportation for its people, and boost its economy with new jobs and exports. The beverage industry in Afghanistan is growing at 30 percent annually and PepsiCo is building a $60 million plant in Kabul to distribute Pepsi products, which will create 800 additional jobs. Although it seems that for every step forward, we take two back, in reality, we are slowly winning Afghani hearts and minds. The International Council on Security and Development completed a recent survey of 1400 representatives throughout Afghanistan that found our military achievements unquestionable, with the majority believing that NATO and the Afghan government are winning the war. Enjoying a cold Pepsi in Kabul or a woman graduating from college cannot make up for the loss of a single soldiers life, but these events remind us, and the Afghan populace we're not just there to kill Bin Laden, we're there to save a people from the grip of the savages among them who checked out of humanity a long time ago. And for that, the sacrifice is not in vain. Getting lost in the darkness of war has a tendency to overshadow its purpose, and sometimes we need to be reminded why it is good to take the next step forward. In his Lord of the Rings trilogy, author J.R.R. Tolkien amply explained why, when his character, Sam, encouraged his buddy Frodo to continue in the fight. Tolkien wrote, By rights we shouldnt even be here. But we are. .it is only a passing thing, this shadowa new day will come theres some good in this worldand its worth fighting for. Susan Stamper Browns weekly column is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate. Email her at writestamper@gmail.com. This column has been edited by the author. Representations of fact and opinions are solely those of the author. Is Afghanistan worth the fight? Guest Column Tom Purcell Good foster parents come from different walks of lifeEditor: During the month of May, agencies, organizations, businesses, media and others throughout the nation joined together in events, celebrations and public awareness activities highlighting the importance of May being Foster Care Awareness Month. Here locally we have been working very hard to redesign our local foster care system and provide our local foster parents with quality training, and support, and we are committed to treating all of our local foster parents as valued partners. We have more than 165 family foster homes in Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties that open their hearts and homes to children every day to provide love, nurturing, stability and support to our local children who have experienced trauma. Our local foster parents are amazing and help heal one child at a time. We appreciate them so much. The trauma a child experiences when they come into foster care must be recognized and understood. Those of us that are partners working in the field of child welfare whether we are a case worker, investigator, mental health provider, school employee, or foster parent must be committed to surrounding children with opportunities for them to build healthy relationships and be nurtured so that they can begin to heal from the trauma they have experienced from the abuse and/or neglect. To be a foster parent one doesnt have to be bigger than life, own a huge home, drive a big minivan, be a doctor, be married, etc. Our local foster parents are diverse and come in all shapes and sizes. Heartland for Children would like to talk with you if you have ever thought about being a foster parent. Could you share your family and home with a child? Please give us a call at (863) 519-8900 ext. 289 or visit us at www.heartlandforchildren.org and we will be glad to answer any questions you may have. Teri Saunders Chief Executive Officer Heartland for Children Bartow BouquetsMany support Highlands Seminole Club golf tourney Editor: The Highlands Seminole Club would like to extend thanks to everyone who made the 17th Annual Mark Palmer Memorial Shoot-out and dinner a great success. Special appreciation goes to the staff of the Pinecrest Golf Club for putting on a fun, enjoyable tournament and exceptional banquet, and also to our club members and board of directors for working so hard to plan these events. This years sponsors included the following: Highlands Independent Bank, Heartland Pharmacy, Pro Medical, Heartland National Bank, Budweiser, Bayhead Consulting, Gene Pella, Fred and Cathy Jahna, John Palmer Electric, Golf Outdoor Media, Haywood and Betty T aylor, Heacock Financial, Lake Country Jewelers, Lon Worth Crow IV, Rehab Consultants, Statler Financial, Wicks Brown Williams CPAs, Jim's Auto Salvage, Just Like Home Pet Hotel/Saunders Veterinary, Bill Jarrett Ford, Creative Promotional Products, Big TTire, SY Hartt and Sons, Mark Palmer Electric, Chemical Dynamics, Wabasso Dairy, and Barben Fruit. These sponsors make it possible to host fundraising events which contribute to the Haywood Taylor Endowed Scholarship, the Mark Palmer Scholarship Fund, and the Florida State University. More information about the club and our events can be found at highlandsseminoles.org. Erin McCarta SebringMany turn out for salute to veteransEditor: The Highlands Tea Party brought a very heart warming, emotional and tear rendering ceremony with a Salute to Our Veterans on Saturday, May 31 at Lake Placids Stuart Park. We want to thank the following for their wonderful speeches, thanking those veterans who have served our country and gave so much to keep us free: Colonel Mike McCalister, U.S. Senate candidate; Barry Smith WWII Wasp, (hilarious speech) She is 91 years young and still mows her own yard; Denise W illiams, director of the Highlands County Veterans Service Center; Highlands County commissioners Don Elwell and Jack Richie; John Holbrook, mayor of Lake Placid; a World War II veteran participated in the Normandy Beach invasion. Letters from Governor Rick Scott, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and U.S. Representative Tom Rooney were read. We were also graced with a visit from the lovely Miss Lake Placid 2011, Chabili Ravelo. Asia Gilroy performed beautifully with Proud to Be an American and God Bless America. The American Legion Post 25 of Lake Placid dedicated a flag pole to stand in Stuart Park. The Avon Park Air Force Jr. R.O.T.C, along with Major Galloway presented the colors followed by the singing of the national anthem. They also did a fantastic job of presenting the history of the folding of the American flag and what each fold represents in our history. We also want to thank our sponsors: Ron Lane, president of Positive Mobility Transport, Sebring; and Erick Kelecseny, owner of Make N The Dough, in Lake Placid. Most of all, we want to thank God for all our veterans. Without them we would not have a free United States of America. Jeanne Parzygnat Lake Placid


C M Y K Asciutto atpeter@vacanddash.com;Class of email Allen Altvater at allen3@htn.net.Dolls and story books on displayMoms and Dads, treat your children to see their favorite story books along with their unique character dolls on display at all Highlands County libraries. Effective June 1, the Sebring Doll Club has joined up with the Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid libraries to feature story book dolls. Each doll will be accompanied with its storybook, i.e., Alice will have alongside her the Alice in Wonderland book. This event is to promote summer reading by all ages of childhood, as well as enjoying the beautiful dolls. For information about joining the Sebring Doll Club, call 699-1447. For this real summer treat, contact your local library for times and locations.Events planned at lodges, postsLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 will host music with L.T. today. Ladies Auxiliary bingo is at 2 p.m. Saturday with early bird at 1:30 p.m. On Saturday, June 18 a prime rib dinner will be served (get tickets early). Music will be with Now & Then from 5:30-7 p.m. For more information, call 6995444. The Lake Placid Moose 2374 will host a game of Texas Hold-em at 2 p.m. today. Music with Bob Weed will be from 6-9 p.m. On Saturday its Bingo bango at 2 p.m., a prime rib dinner at 6 p.m. and music with Witten in Red from 6-9 p.m. For more information, call 465-0131. SEBRING The Sebring Moose Lodge will have music by Southern Ridge from 6-10 p.m. today. Music by Frank E. will be from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, with the night Moose game set for 9 p.m. For more information, call 655-3920. Continued from 2A www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011Page 5A PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black; IO#11065PP3 84269 liquor POSHE DAY SALON; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 6/3/11 COMMUNITYBRIEFS JESSIE CRAVEY Jessie Mae Cravey, 89, of S ebring went to be with her Lord on Sunday evening, M ay 29, 2011. She was born on July 21, 1921 at Meauwataka, Mich. to parents Edward T. and Grace M. (Osborn) Reynolds. As a young girl, Jessie sang and played the guitar. Atalented artist, she painted murals in doctors offices and peoples homes. She also was a seamstress and made fabulous costumes and loved writing poems to express her feelings. She was a member of the Moose Lodge in Hialeah and was of the Baptist faith. Jessie worked as a wig-stylist at Zayres Department Store and as the receptionist for many years, retiring from the Lowe-Hanks Funeral Home in Hialeah, and moving to Highlands County. Married to her late husband of 53 years, Chauncey, they raised two children, Linda Lee Williams (Paul) and Jimmie E. Cravey; MaMo to grandchildren, Troy, Lonnie, Jesslin Williams and Julianne Cravey; and Nannie to great-grandson Ridge Rego. Acelebration of Mrs. Craveys life will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, June 2, 2011 with a gathering one hour prior to the service at the Scott Funeral Home, 504. W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid. Mrs. Cravey will be buried next to her husband Chauncey on Friday at Southern Memorial Park in North Miami, Fla. Words of comfort to the family can be made by visiting www.scottfuneralservices.com. Arrangements entrusted to the Scott Funeral Home, Lake Placid, 465-4134. Death noticesJerome McGowan, 50, of Sebring died May 29, 2011. Swanns Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. Joe Louis Washington, 68, of Avon Park died May 26, 2011 in Sebring. Marions Community Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements. Garry A. Wheaton, 64, of Sebring died May 27, 2011, in Sebring. Arrangements are being handled by Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring. OBITUARIES Special to the News-SunSEBRING Duffers S ports Grille gears up for some summer fun to keep the local community entertained. He Said She Said duet will be playing from 9 p.m. to 1 a .m. Saturday. They play a variety of rock, Top 40 and other dance tunes. Mernie Moore and Todd Fulcher make up the duet. Longshot Band will be back at Duffers from 6-9 p .m. today. They play a variety of country and original music for the dinner crowd. A fterwards, Billy Griff Griffis with Southern Style K araoke will be rocking the house with some tunes for everyone to sing karaoke f rom 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Bob Weed will continue to play oldies and country tunes f rom 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays. He provides some awesome trivi a questions that everyone can win prizes if they guess the right answer. Line dancing has been moved from Monday to W ednesday nights. Maureen Hecox teaches free line dancing lessons from 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays. All musical entertainment is free to the public at Duffers, 6940 U.S. 27 North, Sebring. For details, call 382-6339. Duffers gears up for summer Courtesy photo T odd Fulcher, lead guitartist with He Said She Said, jumps up on the bar at Duffers Sports Grille to play a song from Santana. He will be back Saturday showing off his talent at Duffers. By ESTHER HARRIS Special to the News-SunAre you ready to set course f or retirement? Then follow the advice of entertainment icons George Takei and Patty Duke and Boldly Go to www.socialsecurity.gov The t wo celebrities have teamed up in a new campaign to help Social Security promote its online services as an easy and secure way for people to a pply for retirement, disability, Medicare, and so much more. Those ready to retire, apply for disability benefits, or delay retirement and apply only for Medicare, can do so from their home or from any computer. And, dont forget to sign up for direct deposit so youll get your benefits at warp speed. Already receiving Social Security benefits? Go online to let Social Security know about a change of address or phone number, start or change direct deposit, get a proof of income letter, or replace a lost Medicare card. As Patty tells George, Social Securitys Web site is for everyone. Workers can get an online estimate of their future retirement benefits and use Social Securitys planners to plan for a secure retirement and Young people can help their grandparents with retiring online or getting extra help with their Medicare prescription drug costs. Boldly Go to www.socialsecurity.gov Takei, Duke Boldly Go to Web site Photo courtesy of Mountain Top Photography Two scholarships were presented at the recent Drive-in or Fly-in Pancake Breakfast to Benefit the Young Eagle (EAA Youth Avation Education Program) EEAA Chapter 1240. John Rousch, the Aviation and Aerospace teacher at Lake Placid High School, presented the scholarships to students Taylor Allcorn (left) and Rhonwen Gavagni. Each student received a $1,000 scholarship toward flight school. EAA helps local students By BEN FELLER APWhite House CorrespondentWASHINGTON President Barack Obamas top lawyer at the White House is resigning to return to private practice and represent Obama as his personal attorney and as general counsel to Obamas re-election campaign. Bob Bauer will be replaced by his top deputy, Kathy Ruemmler, a former assistant U.S. attorney best known as a lead prosecutor in the Enron fraud case. The move, announced Thursday, means Bauer, 59, will still play a central but outside role in advising a president who is seeking re-election in a time of divided government. The 40-year-old Ruemmler will take over the job as Obamas top inhouse counsel and manager of a White House law office charged with juggling the domestic, national security and congressional oversight challenges confronting the president. In a statement, Obama praised Bauer as a friend with exceptional judgment who will remain a close adviser. As to his new White House-based counsel, Obama said: Kathy is an outstanding lawyer with impeccable judgment. Together, Bob and Kathy have led the White House Counsels office, and Kathy will assure that it continues to successfully manage its wide variety of responsibilities. Bauer has been part of Obamas circle since Obama was a freshmen senator in Washington, and now returns to the campaign counsel role he had when Obama ran in 2008. He has long been a go-to lawyer for Democrats on matters of political law and is married to Anita Dunn, a Democratic communications operative who formerly worked in Obamas White House. 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C M Y K By SETH BORENSTEIN APScience WriterHOUSTON And now there is only one. With Wednesdays landing of Endeavour, just one more space shuttle flight remains, putting an end to 30 years of Florida shuttle launches and more than 535 million miles of orbits controlled at Houstons Johnson Space Center. Now a sense of melancholy has permeated the community that calls itself the space shuttle family. George Mueller, the man considered the father of the space shuttle, explained why hes not going to watch the final launch next month. Its like going to a funeral. Im never enthusiastic about funerals, said Mueller, who at 92 is still flying cross-country to talk about space. But hes not going to Cape Canaveral to watch the liftoff of Atlantis on July 8. Neither is former astronaut Joe Tanner, who reflected the same thinking in an e-mail: I have so many absolutely wonderful memories of my 24 years at NASAthat I dont want to tarnish them by going to a funeral, if you understand what I mean. In regions that identify so closely with the space program cities like Houston, where the local sports teams are the Astros and the Rockets, and Cape Canaveral which calls itself the Space Coast and even has an area code of 3-2-1 the end of the shuttle era is an emotional punch in the gut. The emotions people describe in dozens of interviews resemble the stages of grief in psychology books: Denial, Anger, Bargaining, Depression, and Acceptance. And the shuttle program isnt dead quite yet. The grieving is totally normal; that period of bereavement that we have over this kind of loss is pretty well documented in the research literature, said Sharon Hall, head of the psychology department at the University of Houston Clear Lake which is next door to Johnson Space Center. Its kind of a transitioning en masse. Hall says the fact that the community is going through it together will help speed up the healing process, along with a natural human resilience. It helps that the phrase space shuttle family is more than just management-speak, she said: They are so supportive of each other, very protective, all the characteristics you associate with a family. From orbit Monday, Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly, pilot Gregory Johnson and astronaut Drew Feustel all used the word bittersweet to describe their feelings. Itll be sad to see it retired, Kelly said. But we are looking forward to new spacecraft, new destinations. Were all excited about the future. Some people are trying to bask in the remarkable achievements of the shuttle program, like launching and fixing the Hubble Space Telescope and building the International Space Station. Houston Mayor Annise Parker, who talked about how space is part of her citys inner and now hurting psyche, said, I feel like its a wake. We celebrate the good stuff. family descended on Blacksburg, Va., for the graduation of 2nd Lt. Erin McEvoy, 22, from Virginia Tech. The day before, she graduated from the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets and was sworn into the Army by Connor, who had been read the oath by Riley two years earlier. Now the proud father of three American soldiers, Joe gave his little girl her first salute. Erin, a military intelligence officer with the 1st Cavalry Division, will soon head to Fort Hood, where her father would have been stationed before a deployment to Iraq. Through trial and tribulation, the scariest moment of Debs life gave way to the proudest. It was probably the happiest day of my life, she said. I say that because both my boys were home safe and my daughter finished her college career. Were all happy, were all healthy. Not a day goes by that Deb isnt thankful for her familys blessings. It breaks my heart to hear about families that arent able to welcome their soldier home the way they had hoped to, the military spouse and mother said poignantly. Our family is lucky, and I am very grateful. America is lucky, as we should all feel grateful to live in the same country as even one family like the McEvoys, let alone 1 percent of our population, which volunteers to defend us. Their commitment to service is strong, substantial and quintessentially American. As members of this family of heroes salute one another, they salute the flag with astounding vigor. To find out more about Tom Sileo, or to read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 9.347"; 6"; Black plus three; process, 5/29-6/5/11 Bethany Baptist 3x6 BW(late ad) HIGHLANDS COUNTY FAIR ASSOC.; 3.639"; 3"; Black; flea market DOT'S RESTAURANT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; toma Dots Restaurant 2x3 Highlands Co. Fair2x3 Millers Central Air5x6 color according to EMTs. The girl was placed inside the ambulance and awaited her grandfather. None of the onlookers had actually seen the accident, but each person at the site stated that they had heard the vehicle make impact. Krista McPherson, a resident of Eures Apartments an eighth of a mile south of the Terraces, knew what the sound was the moment she heard it. I heard it. I knew it was a car accident. I live down the road, over in Eures, and I heard it. My friend was passing by and she texted me You have to go check out the wreck up the street from you., McPherson said. The impact from the truck knocked a pillar from the sidewalk that landed beneath the parking area, nearly 30 feet from the vehicle. Olivia was riding in the back seat of the vehicle and both passengers were wearing seat belts at the time of the incident. Continued from page 1A News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Driver Edward Niemiec and his 5-year-old granddaughter, Olivia Niemiec, were transported to a local hospital Wednesday after an accident at 1655 Lakeview Drive. The child was seated and belted in the back seat and seemed unharmed from the collision. Niemiec was given a neck brace and placed on a gurney for transport. Continued from page 2A Family dedicated to serving country Courtesy photo The McEvoy family. Crash was heard blocks away Just one flight: Impending loss in shuttle family


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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011www.newssun.com SFCC 3x10.5 (late ad) Highlands Little Theater (late ad) 3x10.5 20, of Sebring, was charged with larceny and fraud. Undra Curtnell Greene, 26, of Avon Park, was charged with failure to register a motor vehicle, attach registration to license plate and driving with a suspended license. Tomika Latoya James, 33, of Lake Placid, was charged with larceny. Jason Lee Ludwig, 34, of Avon Park, was charged with purchasing marijuana. Scott Michael McCallister, 37, of Orange Park, was charged with probation violation. Joshua Bernard Wayne, 21, of Manorville, N.Y., was charged with probation violations. Nicholas Zavala, 35, of Avon Park, was booked on a municipal ordinance violation. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Tuesday, May 31: Kathleen Luella Adkins, 25, of Sebring, was charged with giving false identification to law enforcement officer; resisting officer, obstruction without violence; driving while license suspended, habitual offender; and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs, third violation. Maurilia Salvador Cortes, 29, of Sebring, was charged for operating motor vehicle without valid driver license. Darryl Ray Cox, 34, of Sebring, was charged for withholding support, non-support of children or spouse. Vicenta Ramirez Gonzalez, 42, of Frostproof, was charged for operating motor vehicle without valid driver license; and driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Mario Alberto Hernandez, 25, of Avon Park, was charged with operating motor vehicle without valid driver license. Ricardo Lindsey Hernandez, 27, of Avon Park, was charged for operating motor vehicle without valid driver license. Shauna Marie McGraw, 26, of Sebring, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Cale Monroe McKinney, 30, of Avon Park, was charged with burglary of unoccupied structure or conveyance, attempted, three counts; and trafficking in stolen property. Edward Ottis Pittman, 26, of Orlando, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; and possession of marijuana, over 20 grams. Thaddeus Lavar Pittman, 25, of Avon Park, was charged with purchasing or intent to purchase, possessing marijuana. Joshua Montrell Wilson, 25, of Lehigh Acres, was charged on an out-of-county warrant for withholding information from practitioner, two counts. The followin g people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Monday, May 30: Levi Anthony Bridge, 18, of Lake Placid, was charged for possession of alcoholic beverage by person under 21 years of age. Juaquinia Nicole Halcomb, 29, of Avon Park, was charged with domestic violence or aggravated assault with deadly weapon without intent to kill. Edward John Lavoie, 42, of Sebring, was charged with robbery, no weapon or firearm. Dan Enrique Lopez, 33, of New Bedford, Maine, was charged for possessing or carr ying weapon by convicted felon. Precious Elissia McGhee, 27, of Avon Park, was charged for larceny or grand theft. Zachary Wayne Putman, 19, of Sebring, was charged for resisting officer, obstruction without violence; and aggravated battery. Lois Diane Sneed, 47, of Lake Placid, was charged with domestic violence or battery, on person 65 years of age or older. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Sunday, May 29: Santford Ripley Boley, 52, of Avon Park, was charged with simple assault, intent threat to do violence, two counts; and obstructing justice, tampering in misdemeanor proceedings. Jorge Alfredo GonzalezMorales, 23, of Frostproof, was charged with battery, touch or strike. Russell Leon Jackson, 53, of Avon Park, was charged with battery, touch or strike. Roosevelt Jones Jr., 48, of Avon Park, was charged for resisting officer, obstruction without violence; and domestic violence related, attempted, homicide, murder, first degree, premeditated. Jose Miguel OlguinSanchez, 22, of Avon Park, was charged with battery, touch or strike. Joaquin Eduardo Sanchez, 25, of Frostproof, was charged for battery, touch or strike. Michael Anthony Ziglar, 24, of Lake Placid, was charged with possession of drug paraphernalia; and possession of cannabis. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Saturday, May 28: Pedro Cruz-Martinez, 29, of Avon Park, was charged for no valid driver license; and operating motor vehicle without valid driver license. Dominique Antwan McKinnie, 23, of Lake Placid, was charged for operating motor vehicle without valid driver license. Miguel Angel Molina, 19, of Sebring, was charged with operating motor vehicle without valid driver license; and possession of ammo or weapon b y convicted Florida felon. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Friday, May 27: Giovannie Boada, 21, of Hialeah, was charged for driving with suspended or revoked license; and driving with driver license suspended or revoked with knowledge. Christopher Jamar Claitt, 21, of Avon Park, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Richard Dean Demery, 22, of Avon Park, was charged with injury to real property, warrant service; larceny, breaking and entering; breaking and/or entering, two counts; breaking and/or entering, two counts. Michael William Hutchinson, 20, of Sebring, was charged with possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; and possession of drug equipment and/or use. Charles Garret Johnson, 21, of Sebring, was charged with larceny or grand theft; and dealing in stolen property. Reginald McDonald Jones, 36, of Lake Placid, was charged with driving while license suspended or revoked. Sammy Lee Loyd, 24, of Avon Park, was charged with resisting officer, obstruction without violence, two counts. Gerardo Madrigal, 19, of Avon Park, was charged with resisting officer, obstruction without violence. Juan Jose Melon, 23, of Sebring, was charged with possession of cannabis; and possession of drug paraphernalia. Rhonda Grace Moore, 51, of Sebring, was charged with refusing to submit to driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs test after license suspended. Wayne Edward Moore, 49, of Phoenix, Ariz., statewide prisoner expedition for municipal ordinance violation. Manuel DeJesus Muro, 20, of Avon Park, was charged with battery, touch or strike; and resisting officer, obstruction without violence. Anna Lydia Seaman, 51, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended or revoked. Nathaniel Pete Sholtz, 46, of Lake Placid, was charged with resisting officer, obstruction without violence; tampering, fabricating or destroying physical evidence; loitering or prowling; possession of drug equipment and/or use; and possession of cocaine. James Allen Smith, 30, of Dade City, was charged for burglary of an occupied dwelling. Craig Allen Wells, 46, of Eden, N.C., was charged with possession of firearm or ammo by convicted felon; aggravated battery with deadly weapon; aggravated assault, two counts; and aggravated battery with deadl yweapon. Continued from page 2A POLICEBLOTTER By STEPHEN SINGER Associated PressSPRINGFIELD, Mass. T he Rev. Bob Marrone was pained to see the steeple of his 137-year-old church shattered and strewn on the grass in the central Massachusetts t own of Monson, yet he knows hes more fortunate than some of his neighbors who lost their homes after tornadoes tore through the s tate, killing at least four people and injuring about 200. I can see the plywood of roofs, and see houses where most of the house is gone, s aid Marrone, pastor of The First Church of Monson. The road that runs up in front of my house ... Theres so many trees down, its c ompletely impassable. Residents of 18 communit ies in central and western Massachusetts woke to widespread damage Thursday, a day after at least two lateafternoon tornadoes shocked e mergency officials with their suddenness and violence and caused the states first tornado-related deaths in 16 years. Sens. John Kerry and Scott Brown joined Gov. Deval Patrick on a helicopter tour of the damaged areas, including Springfield, the states third-largest city. Kerry said it looked like a blast zone and was confident that federal disaster aid would be made available, particularly because of damage to businesses. Patrick said it was unbelievable that so much destruction was caused in such a short period of time. You have to see it to believe it, he said after a tour of Monson, a town of fewer than 10,000 residents near the Connecticut border. Houses have been lifted up off their foundations and in some cases totally destroyed or moved several feet. Two people were killed in West Springfield, one in Springfield and another in Brimfield, Patrick said earlier. Public health officials said about 200 people sought medical treatment for stormrelated injuries. One tornado was dramatically captured on a mounted video camera as it tore through Springfield, a city of more than 150,000 about 90 miles west of Boston. At the MassMutual Center, a cavernous event facility, the tornado terrified photographers amassed for a high school prom as it whirled outside the floor-to-ceiling windows. It looked like birds were flying out of the trees and it was rubble, said Martha V achon, of Photography by Duval of Palmer. The prom went on that night as scheduled. The storm pulverized or sheared off the tops of roofs on Main Street in Springfield. Adebris-filled funnel swept into downtown from the west, then swirled across the Connecticut River. Everything started shaking. The whole building was shaking, said Shonda Lopez. Mass. digs out after tornadoes kill 4, hurt 200 Wednesday


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-Sun Friday, June 3, 2011Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 11-100-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. TITO GARAY and JOSEFINA GARAY, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the ``Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the ``Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on April 11, 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 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on June 13, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. Lot 8949, Lot 8950, and Lot 8951, of AVON PARK LAKES UNIT No. 27, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 27, ofthe Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property address: 2602 North Hewlett Road, Avon Park, FL 33825-9439 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/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk May 27; June 3, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given that ON 6/30/11 at 10:30 am the following vehicles will be sold for towing & storage charges pursuant to F.S. 713.78. 1998 MERC SABLE # 1MEFM50U7WA643297 82 CHEV PK # 2GCGK24J8C1209597 ALL Sales to be held at Alan Jay Automotive Network 441 US 27N Sebring, Fl 33870 863 402 4210 June 3, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #: GC-10-1379 CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, Deceased Plaintiff(s), vs. PABLO RODRIGUEZ and ROILAN RODRIGUEZ, NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 9, Block 176, WOODLAWN TERRACE, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 96, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Commerce Street Entrance of the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 22nd day of June, A.D. 2011. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 24th day of May A.D. 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk June 3, 10, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #: GC-10-1080 CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, Deceased Plaintiff(s), vs. AMY BROWN, a/k/a Amy A. Brown, FRANKLYN BROWN, CAPITAL ONE BANK and CREDIT ACCEPTANCE CORPORATION, et al Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 22, MORNING SUN MANOR, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 46, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Commerce Street Entrance of the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 22nd day of June, A.D. 2011. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 23rd day of May A.D. 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk June 3, 10, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: CA10 860 GCS SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. PLAINTIFF, vs. YANET P. TORRES, ET AL., DEFENDANT. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 21, 2011 and entered in Case No. CA10 860 GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC. is a Plaintiff and YANET P. TORRES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF YANET P. TORRRES; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 are Defendants, ROBERT W. GERMAINE as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Room 105, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 on June 20, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 12498, LOT 12499, LOT 12500, LOT 12501, AND LOT 12502, OF AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 39, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 82, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale Dated this 21st day of March, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830, (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. June 3, 10, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-237 IN RE: ESTATE OF JANE S. MACISAAC Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JANE S. MACISSAC, deceased, whose date of death was August 23, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and 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 June 3, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Karen M. Murray 164 Green Hills Drive Shelburne, TN05482 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Clifford M. Ables III FLORIDA BAR NO. 178379 CLIFFORD M. ABLES, III, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 385-0112 June 3, 10, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 11-189-PCS IN RE: ESTATE OF EUGENIA S. CHAMBERS NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EUGENIA S. CHAMBERS, deceased, whose date of death was February 1, 2011, and whose social security number is _________, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, 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 THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (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 claims with this court WITHIN THREE (3) MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIOD 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 June 3, 2011. PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE CONNOR J. CHAMBERS, JR. P.O. Box 859 Parrish, FL 34219 ATTORNEY FOR PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE DAVID W. WILCOX, Esquire Florida Bar No. 0281247 308 13th Street West Bradenton, FL 34205 941-746-2136 June 3, 10, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-232 IN RE: ESTATE OF MAUREEN C. JODELL a/k/a MAUREEN LORRAINE JODELL a/k/a MAUREEN CLARK JODELL, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MAUREEN C. JODELL a/k/a MAUREEN LORRAINE JODELL a/k/a MAUREEN CLARK JODELL, deceased, whose date of death was October 1, 2010, and whose social security number 469-22-2327, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 27, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Patricia M. Evans 5305 15th Avenue S. Minneapolis, MN 55417-1811 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 May 27; June 3, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-231 IN RE: ESTATE OF BONNIE BONEY, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BONNIE BONEY, deceased, whose date of death was May 3, 2011, and whose social security number 263-58-4950, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OFA 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 May 27, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Sara Etta Johns 3621 Cowhouse Road Lorita, FL 33857 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 May 27; June 3, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC-11-216 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF AUDRE P. SCHMIDT a/k/a AUDRE SCHMIDT Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Audre P. Schmidt a/k/a Audre Schmidt, deceased, File Number PC-11-216, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was March 24th 2011; that the total value of the estate is $20,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name and Address Edward C. Schmidt, Successor Trustee 1600 S. Meridian Road Mason, MI 48854 Theresa Schmidt Mori 3985 NW Walnut Place Corvallis, OR 97330 Eric Schmidt 5793 Sandalwood Drive, #3B Kalamazoo, MI 49048 Kevin Schmidt 2719 SE 65th Avenue Portland, OR 97206 Jeff Schmidt 1205 Cambridge Drive Kalamazoo, MI 49001 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 27, 2011. Person Giving Notice: Edward C. Schmidt, Successor Trustee 1600 S. Meridian Road Mason, MI 48854 Theresa Schmidt Mori 3985 NW Walnut Place Corvallis, OR 97330 Eric Schmidt 5793 Sandalwood Drive, #3B Kalamazoo, MI 49048 Kevin Schmidt 2719 SE 65th Avenue Portland, OR 97206 Jeff Schmidt 1205 Cambridge Drive Kalamazoo, MI 49001 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative: 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 382-3154 By: /s/ E. Mark Breed III Florida Bar No. 338702 E-Mail Address: breednunn@bnpalaw.com May 27; June 3, 2011 1050LegalsCITY OF SEBRING 2X2 DUMMY 09 PAGE DESIGNER 2X4 Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. 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Palm Bch 87/77/pc 87/75/pc 87/73/s Winter Haven 92/72/s 93/71/s 92/72/pc Acapulco 92/75/t 89/78/t 89/76/t Athens 76/68/pc 83/69/pc 87/71/s Beirut 78/67/s 81/69/s 80/66/s Berlin 70/59/s 83/63/s 86/67/t Bermuda 78/65/s 74/66/sh 76/67/sh Calgary 63/41/c 63/48/pc 65/48/pc Dublin 66/52/pc 63/50/pc 57/45/sh Edmonton 65/35/c 61/42/pc 63/48/pc Freeport 88/73/s 88/72/pc 87/72/s Geneva 75/60/r 77/59/t 74/59/sh Havana 86/73/t 87/72/t 91/70/sh Hong Kong 88/80/pc 88/80/t 89/80/sh Jerusalem 76/57/s 79/59/s 77/56/s Johannesburg 66/43/s 67/44/pc 64/45/pc Kiev 83/56/s 76/55/s 78/58/s London 75/55/pc 73/54/pc 71/50/pc Montreal 66/52/s 70/57/t 75/57/pc Moscow 73/48/sh 67/49/sh 72/50/pc Nice 78/66/sh 75/63/t 73/62/sh Ottawa 72/49/s 70/59/t 76/53/pc Quebec 63/46/s 68/52/s70/52/pc Rio de Janeiro 82/65/c 71/61/r 70/62/sh Seoul 70/53/pc 75/56/c 83/64/pc Singapore 87/78/t 87/79/r 87/78/t Sydney 68/46/s 69/44/pc 63/43/s Toronto 74/57/pc 81/57/t 78/55/pc Vancouver 65/51/pc 74/53/s 70/53/pc Vienna 72/65/sh 81/65/t83/67/t Warsaw 74/58/s 78/58/s 84/60/pc Winnipeg 68/53/t 65/44/pc 70/50/pc A lmanac Readings at Palm Beach High ............................................ 10:22 a.m. Low............................................... 3:59 a.m. High ............................................ 11:01 p.m. Low............................................... 4:11 p.m. Mostly sunny and breezy today. Mainly clear tonight. Partly sunny and breezy tomorrow. Sunday: intervals of clouds and sunshine. Monday: mostly sunny. Tuesday: partly sunny. Charlotte, N.C., was swamped by 3.78 inches ofrain on June 3, 1909 -the greatest amount recorded there in one day for decades. The storm represented almost a months rain. Mostly sunny and breezy today. Winds east-northeast 10-20 mph. Expect more than 10hours of sunshine with average relative humidity 55% and good drying conditions. Even addresses may water on Thursday and Sunday. Odd addresses may water on Wednesday and Saturday. All watering should take place before 10 a.m. and after 4 p.m. FirstFullLastNew June 8June 15June 23July 1 Today Saturday Sunrise 6:34 a.m. 6:34 a.m. Sunset 8:15 p.m. 8:15 p.m. Moonrise 8:02 a.m. 9:01 a.m. Moonset 10:03 p.m. 10:50 p.m. Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. Jacksonville 92/68 Gainesville 91/68 Ocala 91/68 Daytona Beach 86/69 Orlando 92/71 Winter Haven 92/72 Tampa 93/74 Clearwater 91/75 St. Petersburg 95/75 Sarasota 92/72 Fort Myers 90/71 Naples 92/72 Okeechobee 88/74 West Palm Beach 87/77 Fort Lauderdale 84/79 Miami 88/78 Tallahassee 95/70 Apalachicola 90/71 Pensacola 92/76 Key West Avon Park 94/71 Sebring 93/71 Lorida 90/73 Lake Placid 93/70 Venus 92/70 Brighton 90/72 TidesReadings at St. Petersburg High .............................................. 5:39 a.m. Low............................................... 7:50 a.m. High .............................................. 2:43 p.m. Low............................................. 10:54 p.m. UV Index TodayThe higher the AccuWeather.com UV Indexnumber, 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 6 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 87/80 Lake Levels Lake Jackson ..................................... 78.36 Lake Okeechobee ............................... 10.09 Normal ...............................................14.51 Readings as of 7 a.m. yesterdayTemperatureReadings at Archbold Biological Station in Lake PlacidHigh Sunday .......................................... 92 Low Sunday ........................................... 66 High Monday ......................................... 92 Low Monday .......................................... 65 High Tuesday ......................................... 93 Low Tuesday .......................................... 61 High Wednesday .................................... 89 Low Wednesday .................................... 64Heat IndexFor3 p.m. todayRelative humidity .................................. 42% Expected air temperature ....................... 91 Makes it feel like .................................... 94BarometerMonday ...............................................30.04 Tuesday ...............................................30.01 Wednesday .........................................29.98PrecipitationMonday ...............................................0.00 Tuesday ...............................................0.00 Wednesday .........................................0.07 Month to date ..................................... 0.07 Year to date ....................................... 14.93 The NewspaperAll Around Your World We celebrate how the newspaper has evolved to meet our changing needs without sacricing the quality coverage youve come to expect. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comFollowing a recent shift in student-athletes signing scholarships, Lake Placids Dylan Weber-Callahan focused more on the academic aspect of the opportunity to attend and play baseball at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) in Savannah, GA. It was last summer that Weber-Callahan was scouted in Atlanta by SCAD assistant Mike Croley and soon brought to Savannah to throw a bullpen session for head coach Doug Wollenburg. They accepted me last September, WeberCallahan said. And they offered a scholarship, but it took me a while to really make a decision. Thats because the school also was offering an academic scholarship, though the two offers could not be stacked upon each other. I had the option of either one, and the money was pretty much the same, he said. But I wasnt sure how hard it was going to be balancing the time between the architecture program and baseball. I realized that if it was too difficult, Id have to give up baseball but would still have the academic scholarship. Which is shrewd thinking for an 18-year old, but then, after all, his lifelong dream has been to be an architect. Since I was a little kid, I was always drawing, sketching, Weber-Callahan said. Then it was building houses, buildings and cars with Leggos. When I got older I was doing more sketching and when I got into computers, I really took it to another level of designing. So architecture was always the goal, with baseball and swimming being his athletic endeavors. I love swimming and thought about doing that in college, its such a great atmosphere, he said. But once baseball season came around, I know thats what I wanted to play. Ive been playing baseball my whole life and its my first love. I always thought I could play somewhere, maybe Division III or something. But now I have the chance at NAIA. Weber-Callahan had options, looking at FAMU and the University of Florida, but SCAD turned out to be the choice he never expected. I hadnt really even heard of it, though my younger sister has been wanting to go there for design, he said. I didnt think Id like it, but seeing other campuses, where the campus is like its own city, then seeing SCADs, which is kind of spread throughout Savannah. I loved it and it just clicked. On the baseball field, Weber-Callahan has played all over the diamond, but will focus on just pitching for the Bees who, as recently as racked up 39 wins and went to the NAIAWorld Series. Ill just be working as a pitcher, so that will give me a chance to improve, he said. (Lake Placid head coach Dan) Coomes said theyll have coaches to work specifically with me there, which you dont have at the high school level. Theyre sending me a workout program for the summer so when I get there Ill know whats expected. Im just real excited for all of this and hopefully I can find a balance between baseball and the architecture program, he continued. There are some other guys on the team in the program, so I figure, if they can do it, then I can too. SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, June 3, 2011 Page 3B Courtesy photo Lake Placids Dylan Weber-Callahan accepted a scholarship to the Savannah College of Art and Design in Savannah, GA. Back row, left to right, Lake Placid athletic director Cindy Rivers, Dragon head coach Dan Coomes and LPHS assistant principalValerie James. Front row, left to right, mother Laurie Weber, Weber-Callahan and father, as well as assistant coach, Mark Callahan. News-Sun file photo by SCOTTDRESSEL Brian Buck Rapp has been named Sebrings head baseball coach, taking over for the recently retired Hoppy Rewis. Outta the Woods Tony Young Well, I want to start off by letting everyone know that my girlfriend (now fiance), Katie Hughes, got her first turkey on her quota hunt. We enjoyed a great hunt together on public land, and I thank fellow outdoor writer Jamie Adams for sending me the slate call that helped bring two big gobblers running in on that foggy Saturday morning. But enough reminiscing. Time to get on with the business at hand. Every hunter knows you have the best chance of catching a monster buck offguard during the first part of hunting season. Thats why many of us enjoy hunting the archery and muzzleloading gun seasons and why we cant miss opening weekend of the general gun season. If you hunt public land, you should know that many of Floridas wildlife management areas (WMAs) require a quota permit to hunt during archery, muzzleloading gun and all or part of the general gun season. Aquota is the maximum number of hunters allowed on a particular WMA. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commissions (FWC) Quota Hunt Program prevents overcrowding on such areas and provides quality hunts. Quotas also help control game harvests. The FWC sets quotas based on an areas size, habitat, game populations and regulations. There are several types of quota permits, and most are issued by random drawing. The first-phase application period for archery, muzzleloading gun, general gun, youth, family, track vehicle, airboat and mobilityimpaired quota hunt permits runs June 1-30, so youve got all month to get em in. No costs are involved with quota permits, and during this period, you may turn in only one worksheet for each type of quota hunt. One thing to remember Apply for quota permits in June See PERMITS, Page 4B News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Father Alvin, mother Willette, Assistant Principle Charles Williams and head coach Luther Clemons watch as Avierre Conner signs for the Coast Guard Academy in New London, CT. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING One era ends and another is to begin as Brian Buck Rapp was named to succeed Hoppy Rewis as Sebrings head baseball coach on Wednesday. Rapp follows along the line of local products coming home to be a part of, and give back to, the community as well as following in the family coaching tradition set forth by his father Gary, a legend in Sebring coaching. A1996 graduate of Sebring, Rapp played for the Streaks under current SFCC head coach and athletic director Rick Hitt, before continuing his baseball career at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville from -. After completion of his playing career, Rapp worked toward his masters degree while serving as a graduate assistant at North Florida and went on to teach and coach at The Bolles School in Jacksonville. But the ties that bind soon started tugging at him to return home. My family was still there and my brother had moved back, Rapp said. I just wanted to move back home, be close to family and enjoy the slower pace. And so it was in that Rapp joined the Sebring baseball program under Rewis as an assistant, where hes been for the past six years. Ive learned a lot from Hoppy, and not just about baseball, he said. He taught me a great deal about managing all the different personalities youll get among a group of kids, he taught me a lot of people skills. I also learned a lot just growing up around the game, being the son of a coach, Rapp continued. I always noticed how he dealt with people and how well he was regarded in the community and thats something Ive always wanted to do. And the school couldnt be happier that hes followed his lifelong goal. Coach Rapp has a vast knowledge of baseball and he is familiar with Sebring and its rich baseball history, athletic director Terry Quarles said in a statement released with the announcement. It is wonderful to have an SHS alum return to give back to the youth of this community. Sebring is very fortunate to have him as head coach. And so with it now official, Rapp looks ahead. Im real excited, he said. Sebring has a lot of talent coming through. I cant promise anything along the lines of winning, but we will work hard, develop a work ethic and play with passion and heart. Playing like that, you will be successful, whether you win or not. I thank God for the opportunity as well as my wife, Allison, he continued. Shes the coach at home and I couldnt do this without her blessing. I asked for her support and she said to go for it. And so he did, and another era of Rapp coaching begins. Rapp named head man for Blue Streaks Weber-Callahan glad to go SCAD By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK It was his hard work and determination that finally paid off, said Willette Conner while her son Avierre Conner posed for pictures during his signing day at Avon Park High School. He loves sports, but the academics always came first, she said. Avierre, with a 4.48 grade point average, who will graduate Summa Cum Laude in a few days, decided to attend the United States Coast Guard Academy in New London, CTon a full scholarship. According to media material from the Coast Guard, over 4,000 applicants apply each year to the prestigious academy, and just 300 are admitted. Just seven are chosen for the basketball team. It was a lot of work, but it is worth it, Avierre said. It was the best package and will help me to develop my leadership skills while I get to continue to play. He worked hard for this and we are very proud, said Alvin Conner, Avierres father, and one of his basketball coaches. We looked at different schools, but this one as the bast choice. The Coast Guard is the best thing. Avierre is really a team player, said Avon Park head coach Luther Clemons. This year we asked him to play a supportive role as a guard, and he did well. Last year he was a shooting guard, and it had to be hard to give up a scoring position for a supportive role, but he did. Most players would have wanted to take the shots instead of work with the team. Although he is not due in New London until July 18, Avierre will start his training program on Monday. The coach sent me the training schedule already and I have to begin the training schedule of sit-ups and pushups next week, Avierre said. Commitment made and the work begins, something Conner is obviously not averse to and is ready for. Conner signs with Coast Guard


C M Y K SFCC Summer Youth CampsAVONPARK South Florida Panther Baseball will be holding Summer Youth Camps from June 13-16 and June 20-23 for children aged 6-13. Camps run from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and cost $80 per camp or $150 for 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 serve as camp director with Panther assistant coach Andy Polk and members of the Panther baseball team will be on hand as instructors. Campers should bring their individual 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 Hitt 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 Athleticswill host a Two Day Fun Sport Selection camp on Thursday and Friday, June 9 and 10 for girls and boys aged 6-16. Each day the camp runs from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., with campers choosing their own sport, whether Beach Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Softball or Soccer. During the morning portion each day, campers will stretch, do plyometrics, agility drills, work on strength and flexibility, learn arm and body care and get introduced to the Fitness Center. Lunch is then provided with the campers then delving into the sport they chose and wrapping it up with activities in the SFCC pool. Registration and check-in from 8:158:55 a.m., and pre-registration is not necessary as walk-ups are accepted. The rate for one day is $50 and $95 for both days. The camp will be aministered by SFCC head and assistant coaches, with help from SFCC student-athletes. For questions or more information, contact Camp Director and SFCC Athletic Director Rick Hitt at 784-7036.Dragon Summer HoopsLAKEPLACID Green Dragon Basketball will be holding itsannual summer camp from June 13-17 at the Lake Placid High School Gymnasium for boys and girls in grades 2-8. Camp will run each day from 8 a.m.-4 p.m., with the final day ending at Noon. Cost of the camp is $65 and all campers will receive a Dragon 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.Lake Placid Youth BowlingLAKE PLACID The Royal Palms Youth Bowling League, for ages 7 and up, begins itsnew season Saturday, Sept. 3. The sign-up fee is $25, which includes a shirt, and new bowlers are welcome. Bowling is every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. through December 10. Weekly cost is $11 and includes three games of bowling, shoes and prize fund. All Youth Bowlers are also eligible for reduced rate open bowling, though some restrictions may apply, and free bowling with instruction on Fridays from 4-6 p.m. must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Frank Peterson at 382-9541, or Donna Stanley at 441-4897.A.P. Fishing DerbyAVONPARK The Avon Park Air Force Range Fish, Wildlife and Outdoor Recreation Program and the Winter Haven Kiwanis Club are having their 7th Annual Fishing Derby Saturday, June 4 for boys and girls aged 16 and under, accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Registration will be from 7-8:30 a.m., at the Outdoor Recreation office in building 600, with fishing from 9-11 a.m. with weigh-in, contests, lunch and awards immediately following. Trophies will be awarded in four age classes with hot dogs, chips and soda provided by the Breakfast Rotary of Avon Park and the Winter Haven Kiwanis Club. For more information, call 452-4254 or visit www.avonparkafr.net .Firecracker 5KSEBRING The 17th Annual Firecracker 5K Run/Walk is set for Monday, July 4 at the Highlands Hammock State Park at 7:30 a.m. The annual run to celebrate the nation s birthday will feature plaques for overall, master and grand master male and female winners, age group awards in 5-year age divisions, technical tee shirts and plenty of ice-cold watermelon and other refreshments for runners. Entry fee is $20 thru June 27 and $25 from June 28 thru race day registration. Tee shirts guaranteed to only the first 200 entrants, so sign up early! Those desiring an entry form may ema il cbrojek@comcast.net or call Chet Brojek at 385-4736. Mail your checks made payable to Central Florida Striders, along with the signed application, to Chet Brojek, 3310 Par Road, Sebring, FL33872. Each year we urge runners and walkers to wear red, white and blue on race day and to entry early as we always have a large turnout for our nations birthday ce lebration. The race benefits the boysand girls cross country teams at Avon Park High School.Panther Volleyball CampsAVONPARK This summer the South Florida Community College volleyball program has more camps to offer than ever before. If there is a camp date that you cou ld attend but the age group is different than yours please call and special arrangements could be made. Individual private sessions for indoor and sand are available year-round. Call/Email to schedule today! June 2011 Sand:13-16 (4 days) Monday-Thursda y, 8:30-10:30 a.m. (Grades 9-12) $60 Indoor:1316 (4 days) MondayThursday, 11:30-1:30 p.m. (Grades 5-12) $60 Attend Both Sand and Indoor camps June 13-16: $100 July 2011 Sand:11-14 (4 days) Monday-Thursday, 8:30 -10:30 a.m. (Grades 9-12) $60 Indoor:11-14 (4 days) MondayThursday, 11:30-1:30 p.m. (Grades 5-12) $60 Attend Both Sand and Indoor camps July 11-14: $100 Indoor: 25-28 (4 days) MondayThursday Morning Session (Grades 5-8) 9:3011:30 a.m. $60 Afternoon Session (Grades 9-12) 24:30 p.m. $75 Contact Coach Crawford with any questions at kim.crawford@southflorida.edu cell: 863-835-2377, or Office: 863-784-7037.Sebring Summer SwimSEBRING The summer season for swimming is upon us as the Sebring High School pool is open to the public. Pool hours for open swim will be 67:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 1-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays additional hours will be added once school is out. 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 IVfrom July 25August 5. Water aerobics return as well, with certified instructor Ricki Albritton, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is just $2 per workout, or just $1 if you have the Summer Swim Pass the first class is Thursday, May 5. Summer swim lesson sign up will be Monday May 23 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. and Saturday, May 28 from 9-10:30 a.m. in the front office at Sebring High School. For questions call 471-5500 ext. 228 and leave a message for Pat Caton.YMCA Soccer CampSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAwill be hosting a Youth Soccer Camp for ages 6-14 on Monday, June 13, Wednesday June 15 and Friday, June 17. The cost $40 for members and $ 60 for non-members. Registration fee includes a camp Tshirt. Call 382-9622 for questions. FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEChicago 4, Indiana 1 Miami 4, Philadelphia 1 Boston 4, New York 0 Atlanta 4, Orlando 2WESTERN CONFERENCEMemphis 4, San Antonio 2 L.A. Lakers 4, New Orleans 2 Dallas 4, Portland 2 Oklahoma City 4, Denver 1 ___ CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7)EASTERN CONFERENCEChicago 4, Atlanta 2 Miami 4, Boston 1WESTERN CONFERENCEDallas 4, L.A. Lakers 0 Oklahoma City 4, Memphis 3 CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7)EASTERN CONFERENCEMiami 4, Chicago 1WESTERN CONFERENCEDallas 4, Oklahoma City 1FINALS(Best-of-7) Miami 1, Dallas 0 Tuesday: Miami 92, Dallas 84 Thursday: Dallas at Miami, late Sunday, June 5: Miami at Dallas, 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7: Miami at Dallas, 9 p.m. x-Thursday, June 9: Miami at Dallas, 9 p.m. x-Sunday, June 12: Dallas at Miami, 8 p.m. x-Tuesday, June 14: Dallas at Miami, 9 p.m. FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7) (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEWashington 4, New York Rangers 1 Philadelphia 4, Buffalo 3 Boston 4, Montreal 3 Tampa Bay 4, Pittsburgh 3WESTERN CONFERENCEVancouver 4, Chicago 3 San Jose 4, Los Angeles 2 Detroit 4, Phoenix 0 Nashville 4, Anaheim 2 CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7)EASTERN CONFERENCETampa Bay 4, Washington 0 Boston 4, Philadelphia 0WESTERN CONFERENCEVancouver 4, Nashville 2 San Jose 4, Detroit 3 CONFERENCE FINALS (Best-of-7)EASTERN CONFERENCEBoston 4, Tampa Bay 3WESTERN CONFERENCEVancouver 4, San Jose 1STANLEY CUP FINALS(Best-of-7) Vancouver 1, Boston 0 Wednesday: Vancouver 1, Boston 0 Saturday: Boston at Vancouver, 8 p.m. Monday, June 6: Vancouver at Boston, 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 8: Vancouver at Boston, 8 p.m. x-Friday, June 10: Boston at Vancouver, 8 p.m. x-Monday, June 13: Vancouver at Boston, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 15: Boston at Vancouver, 8 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEEAST WLPCTGB New York3123.574 Boston3026.5362 Tampa Bay2926.527212Toronto2828.5004 Baltimore2529.4636 Central Division WLPctGB Cleveland3320.623 Detroit2926.5275 Chicago2731.466812Kansas City2530.4559 Minnesota1737.3151612West Division WLPctGB Texas3026.536 Seattle2827.509112Los Angeles2929.5002 Oakland2730.474312___Tuesdays Games Tampa Bay 5, Texas 4 Detroit 8, Minnesota 7 Cleveland 6, Toronto 3 Chicago White Sox 10, Boston 7 Kansas City 7, L.A. Angels 3 N.Y. Yankees 10, Oakland 3 Seattle 3, Baltimore 2 Wednesdays Games Texas 3, Tampa Bay 0 Chicago White Sox 7, Boston 4 N.Y. Yankees 4, Oakland 2 Baltimore 2, Seattle 1 Kansas City 2, L.A. Angels 0 Detroit 4, Minnesota 2 Cleveland 13, Toronto 9 Thursdays Games Texas at Cleveland, late Minnesota at Kansas City, late Tampa Bay at Seattle, late Fridays Games Texas at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 7:05 p.m. Oakland at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Seattle, 10:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEAST WLPCTGB Philadelphia3422.607 Florida3123.5742 Atlanta3126.544312New York2530.455812Washington2431.436912Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis3324.579 Milwaukee3026.536212Cincinnati2928.5094 Pittsburgh2628.481512Chicago2331.426812Houston2234.3931012West Division WLPctGB Arizona3125.554 San Francisco3025.54512Colorado2629.473412Los Angeles2631.456512San Diego2432.4297 ___ Tuesdays Games Washington 10, Philadelphia 2 St. Louis 4, San Francisco 3 Milwaukee 7, Cincinnati 2 Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Mets 1 San Diego 5, Atlanta 4 Houston 7, Chicago Cubs 3 Florida 5, Arizona 2 L.A. Dodgers 8, Colorado 2 Wednesdays Games Washington 2, Philadelphia 1 Houston 3, Chicago Cubs 1 Cincinnati 4, Milwaukee 3 Pittsburgh 9, N.Y. Mets 3 Atlanta 4, San Diego 3 Arizona 6, Florida 5 San Francisco 7, St. Louis 5, 11 innings Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 0 Thursdays Games Pittsburgh at N.Y. Mets, late San Francisco at St. Louis, late Washington at Arizona, late Houston at San Diego, late Fridays Games Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Cincinnati, 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Florida, 7:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. Washington at Arizona, 9:40 p.m. Houston at San Diego, 10:05 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Philadelphia63220149 New York426181811 Houston346151715 D.C.443151620 Columbus335141113 New England354131015 Toronto FC256121323 Chicago14691519 Sporting K.C.16251219WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Los Angeles825292012 FC Dallas634221612 Seattle545201613 Colorado436181513 Portland542171517 Real Salt Lake52217104 Chivas USA345141514 San Jose344131414 Vancouver157101418 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Wednesdays Games Chivas USA 1, Vancouver 1, tie Fridays Games D.C. United at Los Angeles, 11 p.m. Saturdays Games Sporting Kansas City at Toronto FC, 7 p.m. Columbus at New York, 7:30 p.m. Seattle FC at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. New England at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Vancouver at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m. Philadelphia at Colorado, 9 p.m. Houston at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Portland at Chivas USA, 10:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESActivated LHP Brian Matusz from 15-day DL. Designated UT Jake Fox for assignment. National League NEW YORK METSPlaced RHP Taylor Buchholz on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 30. ST. LOUIS CARDINALSPlaced RHP Kyle McClellan on 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Lance Lynn from Memphis (PCL). SAN DIEGO PADRESPlaced OF Cameron Maybin on 15-day DL, retroactive to May 28. Recalled OF Aaron Cunningham from Tucson (PCL).BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBAC Shaquille O'Neal announced his retirement. HOUSTON ROCKETSNamed Kevin McHale coach. TORONTO RAPTORSAnnounced the contract option on coach Jay Triano will not be exercised and he will be retained as a special assistant to the president and general manager.COLLEGEGARDNER-WEBBAnnouned mens basketball G Jarvis Davis is transferring from UCF. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD R R U U G G B B Y Y S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . USA 7s Collegiate Championship . . . . . . . N N B B C C S S O O C C C C E E R R S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . USA vs. Spain . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NA A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NASCAR STP 300, Qualifying. . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 5 5 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NHRA Drag Racing Supernationals.. E E S S P P N N 2 2 8 8 p p . m m . NASCAR Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM 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 F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . 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C M Y K By LAUREN WELBORN Special to the News-SunSEBRING Persistence played an important role as GoinPostal held off a massive charge by JWB Logisics for a 13-10 win Tuesday night at the Max Long Recreational Complex. The strong will of Logistics would show early in the first inning. After a single by Johnny Cobb, a pre-existing knee injury was irritated as he came down on first base. After a few minutes to shake the injury, he was back to running the bases. His devotion would pay off as he later scored on Elijah Gavarretes sacrifice. Amiscommunication in the infield would later fall in his favor and, along with a passed ball, Gavarrete scored to help to settle JWBs lead at three. But leadoff hitter Jacob Cram blasted a home run to start things off strong for GoinPostal. Consecutive RBI singles from Jonathan Struck and Wil Wright continued the action, and one final two-RBI hit from Cobb would end the first inning at 8-3. The pitching staff of JWB was not to be discouraged just yet. The Logistic defense held tight and made two quick outs, but found earning the third to be a bit more challenging. After an overthrow to third, Postal was able to top the third inning at 10-3. It would seem the strong bats yet shaky defense would be the struggle for both teams. As JWB returned to the plate, a few mental errors would allow them to begin creeping in on Postals lead. As the third inning came to a close, Postals once comfortable lead was slowing decreasing. The top of the fourth brought more hope to JWB Logistics as their bats came to life again. With three men on after Michael Fords base hit, Michael Beuche was able to score off a fielding error on an infield fly. Gavarrete then ripped a grounder down the left field line that would score two more runs, closing the gap to 10-8. In the next inning, both teams started tightened their defense to not allow any more runs. JWB would rally back one more time with Jordan Austin contributing an RBI. However, Postal would also put up a fight as they approached their last at-bat. With their lead diminishing, Postal quickly responded with solid hits. This included one hit to deep right by Lou Martinez, who was stopped at the plate as he attempted an insidethe-park home run. He was still able to score one for his team with the hit as the rest of the GoinPostal lineup came to the plate. With men on, a sacrifice attempt resulted in a successful pickle at third on Logistics part. Still, their efforts would fall just a bit short. With the help of closing pitcher Martinez, the outcome saw 13-10 in Goin Postals favor. We were careful with our pitching, explained Goin Postal head coach Dean Cram. We have a big game coming up and we held our staff under their 29-pitch limit. He further explained the ruling that, if a pitcher should throw more than that amount of pitches they are not permitted to pitch in the follow ing game. We came off with the bats, but cooled down for a little, he continued. Our hitting was still strong, we just had a few mental errors tonight. though: Unless exempt, you must have an up-to-date management area permit (or a license that includes one) when applying for a quota permit, or the system wont accept your application. Two of these quota hunts are unique to the FWCs South Region. An airboat quota permit is required for anyone wishing to hunt out of an airboat on Everglades and Francis S. Taylor WMAin Broward and Miami-Dade counties. But, if youd rather hunt off a track vehicle there, or on Rotenberger or Holey Land WMAs in Palm Beach County, youll need a track vehicle quota permit. The FWC offers youth deer hunts on Camp Blanding WMAin Clay County and Andrews WMA in Levy County. If you have children age 8-15, and you want them to have the chance of experiencing one of these great hunts, apply for a youth quota hunt permit. During these hunts, only the youngsters may hunt, and they and their adult supervisors are the only ones allowed on the area. To increase hunting opportunities for youths, youngsters (under 16) may accompany an adult quota permit holder on any WMA even if the area doesnt allow for exemptions. However, in that case, adults and youngsters must share a single bag limit. This coming season, there will be family hunts on 20 different WMAs. Those areas are: Matanzas, Andrews, Devils Hammock, Dinner Island Ranch, Lafayette Creek, Allapattah Flats, Perdido River, Cary, Okaloacoochee Slough, Blackwater, Belmore, Four Creeks, Hatchet Creek, Thomas Creek Kings Road Unit, Hilochee Osprey Unit, Lafayette Forest, Babcock Ranch Preserve, Aucilla Pinhook Area, Chipola River Altha Tract and L. Kirk Edwards. You must have a family quota hunt permit to hunt these areas during specific time periods. Should your name be drawn, the permit requires one adult to take one or two youths hunting. The adult may not hunt without taking a kid along. Hunters certified by the FWC as mobility-impaired may apply for mobilityimpaired quota permits. These permits allow exclusive access to generalgun hunting opportunities on nine of the states better public hunting areas. If any of this is starting to sound exciting to you, youll want to get the correct quota hunt worksheet so you can apply for one or more of these great opportunities. All worksheets can be found at MyFWC.com/Hunting by clicking Limited Entry Hunts. Once youve completed the worksheet, you may submit it to any license agent or tax collectors office, or you may apply online at www.fl.wildlifelicense.com The random drawings to decide who gets these quota hunt permits will be posted in mid-July. To find out if youve been selected, you can go to MyFWC.com/Hunting again, by clicking Limited Entry Hunts. Tony Young is the media relations coordinator for the FWCs Division of Hunting and Game Management. You can reach him with questions about quota permits and how to apply at Tony.Young@MyFWC.com. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011www.newssun.com STATE FARM; 3.639"; 2"; Black; *includes web* HIGHLANDS SHEDS; 1.736"; 4"; Black; *includes web* E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 6/3/11 p/u Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAwill be hosting a Youth Soccer Camp for ages 6-14 on Monday, June 13, Wednesday June 15 and Friday, June 17. The cost $40 for members and $ 60 for non-members and includes a camp Tshirt. Call 382-9622 for questions. YMCA Soccer Camp Special to the News-SunSEBRING This months Elks golf tournament will be held Monday, June 6, at Golf Hammock Country Club. Cost for the 8 a.m. shotgun start is $25 per player. To register either your team or as an individual, contact Jack McLaughlin at 4713295, or by email at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com Check in is to be no later than 7:40 a.m. in the Harder Hall restaurant area. Sebring Elks Golf Special to the News-SunSEBRING The boys and girls Cross Country team of Sebring High School will be holding the Run 4 the Streaks FUNdraiser Thursday, June 16 at 7 p.m. at the Sebring Public Library. The cost of $5 will see all money raised going to Blue Streak Cross Country, with additional donations accepted and appreciated. The run is not a race, but just a fun run or walk. From the library, it will proceed as an out-and-back along Lakeview Dr., with each half-mile marked out to two miles, so participants can choose to run, or walk, any distance from one to four miles. There will be T-shirts given away and watermelon at the end. Registration will be the day of the run from 6:15-7 p.m. For more information, go to the Run4theStreaks Event on Facebook, or email girls Cross Country coach Krista Fredrikson at kfredrikson@gmail.com Run 4 the Streaks STATE FARM; 3.639"; 2"; Black; *includes web* E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; 6/3/11 p/u HIGHLANDS SHEDS; 1.736"; 4"; Black; *includes web* Continued from 1B Permits needed for all forms of fishing, hunting coach Phil Jackson. But amid tension between ONeal and Bryant after a loss to the Detroit Pistons in the finals, ONeal was traded to the Heat in the summer of 2 004. I often wonder how many they wouldve won if he stayed, said Johnson, the Lakers Hall of Famer. Lakers owner Jerry Buss, who decided to break up the tandem and keep Bryant, thanked ONeal for a long and amazing career, with a huge impact both on and off the court. His contributions were significant to the entire NBA, but we specifically appreciate what he did with and what he meant to the Lakers during his eight years with us, Buss s aid. We have three champio nships that we wouldnt have won without him, and we will forever be grateful for his significant contributions to those teams. After 3? years in Miami, a tenure that included his fourth NBAchampionship, ONeal became a veteran for hire, moving to Phoenix and then Cleveland and finally Boston. But he couldnt deliver another title for Steve Nash and Amare Stoudemire with the Suns, with LeBron James with the Cavaliers, or with the CelticsBig Three of Kevin Garnett, Paul Pierce and Ray Allen. At each stop, he endeared himself to the fans and his new teammates with his effervescent smile and playful attitude, including the habit of adopting a new nickname he felt embodied his role with his new team. In Phoenix he was the Big Shaqtus"; in Boston, the Big Shamroq. What a career for Shaq Diesel!! James wrote on Twitter. The most dominating force to ever play the game. Great person to be around as well. Comedy all the time!! ONeal connected with more than 3.8 million followers of his Twitter account, keeping them informed of his random acts of Shaqness like sitting in Harvard Square, pretending to be a statue, or going out in drag on Halloween. But his off-court persona couldnt disguise the fact he was getting old, and while he showed he could still play with younger opponents, he couldnt manage to stay on the court with them. He missed a week in November with a bruised right knee, a week in December with a calf injury, and another in January with a sore right hip. He returned for three games a total of about 34 minutes before missing the next 27 games with what the team called a sore right leg. Although the injury was originally expected to keep him out just a few games, his absence stretched to more than two months. He returned to play in one more regular-season game, but lasted just 5 minutes, 29 seconds before reinjuring the leg and limping off the court. He missed Bostons entire first-round series against the New York Knicks and made two appearances against Miami, a total of 12 minutes, and scored two points. In all, ONeal averaged just 9.2 points, 4.8 rebounds and 20.3 minutes this season all career lows. And that left ONeal in the market for a new nickname. After announcing his retirement, he asked fans to give him a nickname that befit his retirement. He reported at about 5 p.m. that The Big 401K was the leader. I know you can do better, though, he said in another video. Im here all day. Im retired. AP Basketball Writer Brian Mahoney and AP Sports Writer Tim Reynolds contributed to this report from Miami. Continued from 3B Shaq to hang up his size 23s News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Jordan Austin awaits the throw down to second as this Goin Postal runner slides in with a stolen base in Dixie Boys action Tuesday at Max Long. Goin Postal hangs on for Dixie win over JWB


C M Y K Associated PressBERLIN The number of people hit by a massive European outbreak of foodborne bacterial infections is one third higher than previously known and a stunningly high number of patients suffer from a potentially deadly complication than can shut down their kidneys, officials said Wednesday. The death toll rose to 17, with German authorities reporting that an 84-year-old woman with the complication had died on Sunday. Medical authorities appeared no closer to discovering either the source of the infection or the mystery at the heart of the outbreak: why the unusual strain of the E. coli bacteria appears to be causing so many cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome, which attacks the kidneys and can cause seizures, strokes and comas. This particular strain were dealing with now seems to be unique, said Dr. Hilde Kruse, program manager for food safety at WHO Europe: Germanys national health agency said 1,534 people in the country had been infected by EHEC, a particularly deadly strain of the common bacteria found in the digestive systems of cows, humans and other mammals. The Robert Koch Institute had reported 1,169 a day earlier. The outbreak has hit at least nine European countries but virtually all of the sick people either live in Germany or recently traveled there. The Robert Koch Institute said 470 people in Germany were suffering from hemolytic uremic syndrome, or HUS, a number that independent experts called unprecedented in modern medical history. HUS normally occurs in 10 percent of EHEC infections, meaning the number seen in Germany could be expected in an outbreak three times the size being currently reported. That discrepancy could indicate that a vast number of cases havent been reported because their symptoms are relatively mild, medical experts said. Free diabetes classes SEBRING The Highlands County Health Department is offering Diabetes Self-Management Education classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves Highlands County residents of all ages, especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. These classes are free of charge and are provided by a Certified Diabetes Educator. Classes in English are scheduled in Sebring on June 20-22 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Highlands County Health Department, 7205 S. George Blvd. conference room A. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. To register and for more information, contact the HCHD Wellness and Diabetes Education Program, at 382-7294.Community outreach schedule Ace Homecare is planning the following community outreach events for the coming week: Today 8 a.m., Health Fair, Sebring Village, Schumacher Road, Sebring; 10 a.m., Health Fair, Highland Village, Villa Road, Sebring Monday 8 a.m., Health Fair, Brookside Bluffs, U.S. 17, Zolfo Springs; 10 a.m., Health Fair, NuHope Elder Services, 310 N. 8th Ave., Wauchula; 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun n Lake Boulevard, Sebring Tuesday 10 a.m., Health Fair, Fair Havens, Apartments, Spinks Road, Sebring; 1 p.m., Health Fair, Groves, behind Sebring Diner, U.S. 27 Sebring. Wednesday 8 a.m., Health Fair, Neiberts, U.S. 98, Lake Placid; 9 a.m., Health Fair, Palm Estates, U.S. 98, Lorida; 11 a.m., Health Fair, Chatham Pointe, Streetenstom Road, Wauchula. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011Page 5B DESIGNER DENTAL; 3.639"; 4"; Black; tv incentive Ridge Area ARC; 1.736"; 3"; Black; *internet included* star progr LAMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 4"; Black; healthy living INDIAN RIVER TRANSPORT/; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living HEALTHYLIVING Special to the News-SunAVON PARK In an effort to raise funds and awareness for its Heart & Vascular Center, the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center Foundation held its Third Annual Drive 4 UR Heart fundraiser in Sebring on May 20. Bill Jarrett Ford donated $20 for each of the more than 400 people who test drove a new Ford vehicle. Thanks to Bill Jarrett Ford, $8,000 will be donated to support the growth and development of the hospitals Heart & Vascular Center. The FHHMC Foundation fundraiser is the only non-profit organization to receive such a great success rate for the Ford test drive fundraising event. Participants were able to drive several vehicles including the Ford Edge, Flex, Fiesta, Explorer, Focus, F-150 and Taurus. The Foundation also wants to thank the Florida Hospital staff members and volunteers, plus the Heartland community, for making this a successful event. The FHHMC Heart & Vascular Center aids in saving lives through early detection and intervention against heart disease which is the number one cause of death in the United States. More than 9,000 people in the Heartland suffer from Cardiovascular Disease. For additional information about the Foundation, please call 402-5369. Florida Hospital Foundation raises $8,000 at Drive 4 UR Heart fundraiser in AP Courtesy photo Florida Hospital engineering staff member Allie Sevigny test drives a new Bill Jarrett Ford Focus. Drug Free Highlands ... You may have come across this name a time or two in the newspaper or out and about in the community, but you are probably wondering what exactly is this and what do they do? Drug Free Highlands is a community coalition that was created in December 2003 in collaboration with The School Board of Highlands County, Highlands County Sheriffs Office and Florida Hospital Heartland Division. The mission of Drug Free Highlands is to organize, inform, educate and unite our community in its efforts to reduce substance abuse among youth. With the guidance and participation of key community leaders, Drug Free Highlands obtained its non-profit status and was successfully awarded a federal Drug Free Communities grant in September 2010. This grant supports community coalitions of youth, parents, media, law enforcement, school officials, faith-based organizations, fraternal organizations, state, local, and tribal government agencies, healthcare professionals, and other community representatives. The Drug Free Communities grant has enabled Drug Free Highlands to strengthen our coordination and prevention efforts, encourage citizen participation in substance abuse reduction efforts, and disseminate information about effective programs. The grant also provided an opportunity to hire three staff members dedicated to coalition activities. Drug Free Highlands currently has three working committees that focus on furthering the mission of the coalition. Each committee is dedicated to the coalitions role in facilitating collaboration, engaging participation, providing technical assistance and information regarding effective substance abuse prevention, changing perceptions and changing policies. Drug Free Highlands is currently working on creating a youth component that will be structured similar to groups such as SWAT (Students Working Against Tobacco) and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) with more emphasis placed on substance abuse and risky behaviors. Drug Free Highlands members will work with local youth to develop a Social Norming Campaign designed to let youth know that most Highlands County students are choosing not to do drugs, drink alcohol, etc. This campaign allows students to create their own slogans and drawings to put on T-shirts and other promotional items. It will also include a pre and post survey so Drug Free Highlands is able to collect data needed to prove the campaigns effectiveness. Some of the exciting activities we are currently involved in include developing a local ordinance to make it harder for underage kids to drink on privately owned trespassed land, and supporting and encouraging our local law enforcement to perform more compliance checks to help prevent underage sales of alcohol. Drug Free Highlands relies on committed community members, organizations, and businesses to accomplish its activities. The coalitions membership is free and open to individuals and organizations in the area that are interested in working together to develop and implement strategies to reduce substance use in Highlands County. If you are interested in learning more, or would like to get involved, join us every second Wednesday of the month at the Florida Hospital Heartland Division at 9:30 a.m. For more information on the coalition call 382-2138 or visit drugfreehighlands.org. Amanda Sherley is the project coordinator for Drug Free Highlands. She can be contacted by email at asherley@drugfreehighlands.org or by phone at 382-2138. Working together to reduce substance abuse One Stop For Drug Talk Amanda Sherley Snapshots Associated PressWASHINGTON House Republicans are pushing back against Obama administration efforts to promote healthier lunches, saying the Agriculture Department should rewrite rules it issued in January meant to make school meals healthier. They say the new rules are too costly. The bill, approved by the House Appropriations Committee late Tuesday, also questions a government proposal to curb marketing of unhealthy foods to children and urges the Food and Drug Administration to limit rules requiring calorie counts be posted on menus. The overall spending bill would cut billions from USDAand FDA budgets, including for domestic feeding programs and international food aid. The panel also cut some farm subsidies to cut spending. Republicans are concerned about the cost of many of the Obama administration proposals, which they regard as overregulation, said Chris Crawford, a spokesman for the chairman of the Appropriations Committees agriculture subcommittee, Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga. Crawford said the marketing guidelines, released last month, are classic nanny-state overreach. Though the guidelines, which would restrict which foods could be marketed to children, are voluntary, many companies are concerned that they will be penalized if they dont follow them. The bill questions whether the Agriculture Department should spend money to be part of the marketing effort. Our concern is those voluntary guidelines are back-door regulation, he said. GOP questions federal rules on school food European food outbreak soars; mystery deepens Lampe & Keifer3x4 Indian River2x3 Ridge Area Arc 1x3 Designer Dental 2x4


C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011www.newssun.com STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living HRMC; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, healthy living HEALTHYLIVING StatePoint MediaIf you suffer from seasonal asthma or allergies, you know how uncomfortable your symptoms can make you this time of year. But it doesnt have to be this way. Rather than suffer in sniffling silence, you can say goodbye to your unpleasant symptoms with simple lifestyle changes and diet modifications. What you put inside your body can have a tremendous impact on your allergies says Dr. Fred Pescatore, author of The Allergy & Asthma Cure, as well as the bestselling The Hamptons Diet. According to Dr. Pescatore, refined sugars, flours, and processed food all trigger inflammation, so steer clear of them. Instead, look for foods containing vitamin D3, which decreases inflammation, vitamin C, which helps combat the added stress to our bodies caused by allergies, and vitamin A, which helps rid the body of mucus. It also helps to turn your home into a refuge from allergens. Preventing buildup of harmful irritants is a crucial step to breathing easy. Regularly dusting, vacuuming and washing bedding will go a long way in the fight against allergens. The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American recommends wearing a mask while you clean, and leaving it on for a few hours afterward while the dust settles. Be sure to keep your home dry. Water build-up is an invitation for mold growth. Go mold-free by hanging wet towels, fixing indoor and outdoor leaks, and using a dehumidifier. Feathered and furry creatures may be lovable and cute, but they are no friend to your sinuses. Do yourself a favor and keep Fido and Polly out of the bedroom. Irritants from the great outdoors should stay outside. After a jog through the park, or an afternoon picnic, leave your shoes on the porch and take a shower right away. You can also keep pollen at bay by closing your windows at night. And while you cant control every space in which you spend time, you can give your car the same treatment you give your home. Vacuum the interior for a comfortable commute. In addition to modifying your diet to eliminate allergy triggers, Dr. Pescatore has found that nutritional supplements can help allergy and asthma sufferers. Look for ones containing vitamin D3, vitamin C and vitamin A. Additionally, vitamin B12 stabilizes the imbalance of bacteria occurring in the guts of most allergy sufferers. Pantethine works as a natural steroid, quercetin is one of natures best antihistamines, and magnesium helps rid your body of toxins it consumes and faces daily while helping you breathe more easily. For more diet and allergy tips, visit www.drpescatore.com. Following these simple steps, says Dr. Pescatore, could mean the difference between an enjoyable spring and a typically unpleasant one for the millions of Americans who suffer from allergies and asthma. DearPharmacist: My teenage sons dermatologist suggested Accutane (isotretinoin) for acne. I looked it up on the Internet and it scared me. Can you suggest some alternatives? B.A., Orlando Any teenager dealing with acne has my compassion. Its such a difficult age, when theyre trying so desperately to be attractive to peers. Youre reservations regarding isotretinoin are spot on. The medication has potential risks including liver damage, depression, and suicidal ideation; lawyers advertise on TVin order to gain clients. Because it can increase risk of birth defects doctors wont even prescribe it to young women who could get pregnant. Alternatively, antibiotics such as doxycycline, come with their own set of risks that can lead to long-term health issues such as digestive problems, leaky gut and Candida fungal overgrowth. If you take an antibiotic long-term, you definitely need a probiotic to replenish the healthy flora. Fear not, I have a few suggestions that have every likelihood of success. My first suggestion is a skin clarifying system called TRIAthat zaps the bacteria that cause acne. The heart of this three-step acne clearing system is a blue light that penetrates the skin surface and attacks the pathogens that cause acne. This kit did a terrific job on my sons skin when he used it, and we could see results the first week. I recommend this product because it is nonmedicated, in fact, the clarifying cleanser doesnt even contain benzoyl peroxide which can be irritating to some individuals. Now, more about this blue light. It causes a warming sensation on the skin. Blue light treatments are FDAapproved and some dermatologists use this technique in their offices. The TRIA product that Im suggesting is over-the-counter, but is still professional strength. You can learn more at www.TriaBeauty.com Many dermatologists at least the ones who are behind the times still maintain that diet has nothing to do with acne breakouts. Nothing is further from the truth according to new medical studies. For more about what to eat to support beautiful, clear skin I strongly recommend picking up a copy of The Clear Skin Diet written by dermatologist Valorie Treloar, M.D., and naturopathic physician Alan C. Logan, N.D. (Cumberland House, 2007). This book does a good job of outlining what to eat (and what to avoid) to promote clear skin and it offers recommendations for dietary supplements. You could easily implement Dr. Treloar suggestion to avoid dairy products; reason being the hormones used in dairy products adversely affect skin. According to Dr. Treloar, this step alone could go a long way to clear up troubled teenage skin. One more thing, teenage acne, has been tied to low zinc. Supplements of natural zinc lozenges are inexpensive and sold at health food stores nationwide. You might also try dabbing the spots with natural 100 percent Tea Tree Oil. Did You Know? Acompound in green tea called L-theonine has just been shown to help you focus on your daily activities and stress less. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Non-medicated ways to zap zits Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen StatePoint MediaWhile pregnancy is a time of joy, it can include some inconveniences such as back pain and muscle strain. But there are many easy ways to stay healthy and relatively pain-free during pregnancy. The average weight gain of 25 to 35 pounds, combined with the increased stress placed on the body by the growing baby, may result in mild to severe discomfort for pregnant women, says Dr. Rick McMichael, president of the American Chiropractic Association. Studies show that about half of all pregnant women will develop low-back pain at some point. Expectant mothers can take steps to limit discomfort, say experts. Be safe and comfortable How you move, sit and sleep will impact how you feel. When picking up children and heavy objects, bend from the knees not the waist. And never turn your head when you lift. Sleep on your side with a pillow between your knees to take pressure and strain off your lower back. If you work long hours at a computer, make sure the screen is below eye level and use a small footrest to take pressure off your legs and feet, and get up to walk around periodically. Expectant moms should invest in multiple pairs of flat, sensible shoes. High heels can worsen the forward pelvic tilt, exacerbate postural imbalances and make you less steady on your feet, especially as pregnancy progresses. Keep your back pain-free During pregnancy a womans center of gravity almost immediately begins shifting forward to the front of her pelvis. The displaced weight increases stress on joints. As the baby grows, the womans weight is projected even farther forward, and the curvature of her lower back is increased, which can cause back pain. Many pregnant women have found that chiropractic adjustments provide relief from back pain brought on by pregnancy. Chiropractic manipulation is safe for pregnant women and their babies and can be especially appealing to those trying to avoid medications. Chiropractic is a conservative form of health care, explains Dr. McMichael. We focus on the whole person and reduce pain and improve function naturally, without drugs. Get enough exercise Gone are the days when bed rest was considered the most sensible activity when pregnant. Nowadays, doctors know moderate exercise can help prevent excessive weight gain, reduce risk of gestational diabetes and preeclampsia, prepare the body for childbirth and reduce back pain. Walking, swimming and stationary cycling are relatively safe cardiovascular exercises for pregnant women because they dont require jerking or bouncing. Before starting an exercise plan, consult your medical or chiropractic physician. Stop exercising immediately if you notice unusual symptoms, such as bleeding, dizziness, nausea, blurred vision, increased swelling or heart palpitations. Pregnancy brings amazing changes to a womans body and regular hands-on care can help your body adjust to these changes, says Dr. McMichael. Taking care of yourself is the best way to ensure you enjoy your pregnancy as much as possible. For more tips on staying healthy, visit www.acatoday.org/patients. 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C M Y K Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCASEBRING The Seventh Sunday in Easter Celebration w ill be led by the Rev. Jefferson Cox. Eucharist Assistant/Lector is Tommy P ortz. Potluck luncheon and J une birthday celebration will follow the worship service. Council meeting changed to Tuesday, June 14 at 6 p.m. in cthe ounting room. The Labyrinth Prayer G arden, on the east side of the church, is open to the community as well as the c ongregation seven days per week. Avon Park Church of ChristA VON PARK The P ower of Gods Word (Hebrews 4:12), will be the message presented by Minister Larry Roberts on Sunday. The Lords Supper is served every Sunday. The church is celebrating i ts 98th anniversary by having a FriendsDay. Dinner will be served at noon on Sunday. A von Park Church of Christ is at 200 S. Forest Ave. Call 453-4692.Christ Lutheran Church, LCMSAVON PARK This Sunday morning, Pastor Scott McLean will be preaching a sermon entitled Kept in the Name. The chruch is at 1320 CR 64, east the Avon Park High School. For more information, call 471-2663 or visit christlutheranavonpark.org. This is an LCMS congregation.Christian Training Church SEBRING The Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Covenant Seal at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will continue the book of Hebrews.Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID Adults come join us on Wednesday evenings mid-week Bible study and discussion time is an informal setting with open discussion. Sunday morning Worship Celebration features a traditional style of worship music. Communion is offered weekly.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING The Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, WeAre the Church Together taken from the Scripture I Peter 4:12 to 5:11. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.First Baptist Church Avon ParkA VON PARK Rev. Jon Beck will be speaking at the morning service and the evening service. The summer schedule for Wednesdays will begin next week with prayer meeting, childrens activities, and youth activities at 6:30 p.m. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. Call 453-6681 or email info@fbcap.netFirst Baptist Church of Placid LakesLAKE PLACID On Sunday, Pastor Darryl George will preach the sermon entitled the Journey of the Servant! with regards to Luke 4:38-39. The church is at the corner of Washington and Kemper Avenues in Placid Lakes. A nursery is provided for all services. For more information, call 465-5126 from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday or e-mail the church at placidlakes@hotmail.com.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING At the Lords Table this Sunday morning will be Linda Correll and Betty Simpson. Communion will be served by Joyce Winstel, Sandra Laufer, Carol Chandler and Gretchen Ames. Greeting the congregation will be Teresa Williams. Sandra Laufer will lead the Call to Worship. Noel and Juanita Roberts will be working with Childrens Church this month. Lighting the candles during the month of June will be Catherine Baker. Diane Thibodeau will be with the children in the nursery during the month of June. Rev. Rons Sunday morning sermon is titled Jesus Speaks to the Rich Young Man, Scripture taken from Matthew 19:13.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday morning, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is entitled Counsel and Hope based onPsalm 33. The choirs introit will be How Majestic Is Your Name and the anthem I Just Keep Trusting My Lord. Sunday school is available for all ages. Maxine Johnson, adult teacher, continues the study of David in IISamuel Chapter 12 in which Nathan rebukes David. Wendy Garcia teaches the youth class and discusses issues of today and how the Bible instructs us. Members are asked to bring non-perishable items for the Church Service Center. The Family Gathering meets at 6 p.m. The church is at 215 E. Circle St.(with two entrances on Lagrande Street). Call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING ASermon in Five Words is the title of Sunday mornings sermon given by the guest speaker, the Rev. Cecil Hess. Tuesday, the Youth Group (ages 11-18) meets from 3:30-7 p.m. Meet in fellowship hall, bring your bathing suits for the end-of-the-year party.Grace Pointe ChurchSEBRING Grace Pointe Ministries is at 200 Lark Ave. in the Sebring Hills Association Clubhouse. W elcome back Pastor Zimmer from Grace Pointe, Calif., where many lives were touched by God. Tuesday Home Bible Study will focus on The Future Revealed. Class is provided for the children on books of the Bible. For direction, call Myrna, 4473431. Pastor Zimmer will begin a summer series next Sunday morning on the Psalms. If you are not in Sebring, you can watch live on ustream at 10:30 a.m. Just log on to ustream.tv, and then enter gracepointetv in the search box.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this week will be The Blessing of Reading and Heeding with Scripture from Revelation 1:1-3. Communion is offered during the service weekly. The service will also include Dorothy Newton, Mary VanHooreweghe, Darlene Gardner singing No Changing Us. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behind Publix). Call 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID This week, Pastor Jerry McCauley will preach at the Heritage Service on the topic Whats in a Name? Pastor Fred Ball will preach at the Celebration Service in the sanctuary. Pastor Claude Burnett will preach at the New Song Service in the Rob Reynolds Fellowship www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011Page 7B DUMMY 09; 5.542"; 5"; Black; family fun day AVON PARK BINGO; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incentive RELIGION Special to the News-SunSEBRING David Aguila, classical trumpeter and student at the prestigious E astman School of Music, will be performing a Trumpet Recital at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Sebring from 4-6 p.m. Sunday. The event is free and open to the public, during which no donations will be accepted at the church. Accompaning Aguila is pianist Sue Lewis. The program features works by C larke, Hubeau, Persichetti, a nd Riisager. Aguila, who recently a ppeared on The Tonight S how with Jay Leno, demons trated his unique talent by p laying the Haydn Trumpet C oncerto with his right hand while solving the Rubiks cube with his left hand. He also was fortunate enough to sit in with The Tonight Show Band. Aguila, who started playing the trumpet at age 10, is passionate about the trumpet and devotes many hours to practicing and studying music. He currently studies with Professor James Thompson at the Eastman School of Music and performs with the Eastman School Symphony Orchestra, Eastman Philharmonia Orchestra, Eastman Wind Orchestra, and Brass Guild. Aguila, who has just completed his second year at Eastman, wants to play in a professional orchestra and teach trumpet at a collegiate level. A2006 graduate of Sebring High School, Aguila studied trumpet with Ruth Still, a Juilliard graduate, known as a teacher and composer. During that time Aguila participated in the Sarasota Youth Symphony Orchestra, Orlando Symphony Orchestra, Blue Lake International Youth Symphony Orchestra and also attended Interlochen Arts Camp. He was also the recipient of The John Philip Sousa Award and The Semper Fidelis Award for Musical Excellence. Aguila spends his summers at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp where he has been a cabin counselor and unit director. Covenant Presbyterian Church is at 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd. in Sebring. For further information, call 452-6058 or e-ma il daguila@u.rochester.edu. Aguila in concert on Sunday Courtesy photo Sebrings David Aguila, shown here playing with the Tonight Show band, will be in concert at Covenant Presbyterian Church on Sunday. Snapshots RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,NewsSun, 2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Continued on page 8B In January of 1992, we lived a few miles south of Ocala. On the morning that I was scheduled for surgery at 8 a.m. at the Ocala hospital, we found ourselves in heavy going-towork traffic. At the first traffic light on the edge of town, the four-lane highway widens to six lanes. We were in the middle lane of the northbound lane when the traffic light turned green. As I pushed on the accelerator pedal, the engine died and refused to start. We were blocking the middle lane and cars, pickups and semi-trucks were rushing by on both sides; we were helpless. I crawled from the car to see if there was any possible way I could get the car off the road. The situation looked desperate. Suddenly an angel appeared in the guise of a woman. She stopped her lane of traffic and asked if she could help. Aquick decision was made that she would take me to the hospital while my wife stayed with the disabled car. Would you believe that this young woman worked in the insurance office of the hospital next to the admitting office where I was supposed to check in within the next 10 minutes? No sooner had she whisked me away than a second angel appeared in the form of a young man who had my wife steer the car across the outside lane of traffic onto the grass. He then went off and phoned the AAAClub to send help. As often happens in times of great stress, we failed to get the names of these angels. There are many who would say that these folks were not angels and that it was just a coincidence that the right people stopped to help. However, I read some time ago that a coincidence happens when the Lord has just performed a miracle and wishes to remain anonymous. Praise the Lord! Floyd Rider is a Lake Placid resident and long-time Sunday school teacher. Help arrives in times of stress Guest Column Floyd Rider Did YouKNOW?EMERGENCY VEHICLESUpon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle,while en route to meet an existing emergency,the driver of every other vehicle shall,when such emergency vehicle is giving audible signals by siren,exhaust whistle, or other adequate device,or visible signals by the use of displayed blue or red lights,yield the right-of-way to the emergency vehicle and shall immediately proceed to a position parallel to,and as close as reasonable to the closest edge of the curb of the roadway,clear of any intersection and shall stop and remain in position until the authorized emergency vehicle has passed,unless otherwise directed by any law enforcement officer.YOUCANBETICKETEDFORFAILINGTOPULL OVERANDSTOPWHENANAMBULANCE, POLICE, FIREOROTHEREMERGENCYVEHICLEIS TRAVELLINGTOMEETANEMERGENCY. BELOWISTHEFLORIDALAW. Family Fun Day 3x5 Avon Park Bingo 2x3


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 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; Scott King 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 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. David E. Richardson, senior pastor; Rev. Joe Delph, minister of youth and activities. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Becky Gotsch, director. Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for 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. 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; Daily Masses 8 a.m. 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. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 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, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. We would like to extend an invitation for you and your family to visit with us here at Sebring Parkway. Our hours of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evenin g prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Don Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP H all. Holy Communion will be served at all three services. Nursery is provided for all morning activities in the Creepy Crawly Clubhouse and Childrens C hurch begins with Wiggletime in the Sanctuary and moves to the SonShine Clubhouse. Middle school youth have a pool party and high school youth h ave Messy Sunday. The Sunday evening worship service will reconvene in the fall. The church is at 500 Kent Ave.in Lake Placid, behind the t ower. Call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will BaptistSEBRING The Sunday m orning Bible lesson, Gods Promises Fulfilled is from the f irst chapter of Joshua (King James Version). Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the Sunday m essage. Wednesdays service will be praise, prayer and Bible s tudy.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, the Rev. Ronald De Genaros sermon w ill be What is Really Important? taken from Luke 2:44-53. Holy Communion will be served. Nursery is provided at all three services.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning, Pastor Keith Simmons will be preaching on He Never Promised You a Rose Garden and the Scripture will be taken from I Peter 4:12-19. Sunday school meets in the Fidelis Room. They will be studying God Calls Moses, taken from the Scripture Exodus 2:23 to 3:12. The Kids Zone meets Sunday morning and Wednesday eveningSouthside Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Rev. David Altman will start a new series in Hebrews 11 on Lessons in Faith in the Sunday morning worship service. Childrens church and a nursery are available. We will continue focusing on prayer for all nations in the evening worship hour. The church is at 379 S. Commerce Ave. Call 385-0752.Spring Lake Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Jacob, the Jerk is the title of Sunday mornings sermon, with Scripture taken from Genesis 25:19-34, given by the Rev. Don Davis.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. Holy Communion will be celebrated. The Rev. Clyde Weavers Sunday morning sermon will be: The Upper Room, Then Days 1, 3, 40. Fellowship follows the service.The Way ChurchSEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum will be completing his series from the book of Joshua. A prayer meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. The Wednesday night Youth program has been reinstated, meeting at 6:30 p.m. Now called The J Unit, they also meet Sunday evenings at 6:30 p.m. Pastor Buxbaum will be leading the monthly Night of Prophecy at Homers restaurant Monday June 6 at 6:30 p.m. The Way Church is at 1005 North Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Church phone is 471-6140. Pastors cell is 214-6190. For church information and the pastors messages go to www.thewaychurch.org. Continued from page 7B RELIGION Church News Associated PressSAN ANTONIO Afederal judge in South Texas has banned public prayer at a high school graduation ceremony after the agnostic parents of a senior went to court. The ruling from Chief U.S. District Judge Fred Biery in San Antonio came as Medina Valley High School in Castroville prepares for Saturdays graduation. Bierys order, released Tuesday, was in response to a lawsuit filed by Christa and Danny Schultz on behalf of their son, Corwin, to block use of prayer. The judge says speakers cannot call on audience members to bow their heads, join in prayer or say amen Assistant Superintendent Chris Martinez says school officials will follow the order against public prayer, but they do not believe the district has done anything wrong.St. Augustine Diocese gets new bishopJACKSONVILLE Two ceremonies that are part of the installation of the new bishop for the Roman Catholic Diocese of St. Augustine will be invitation only. Monsignor Felipe Estevez will become the head of the diocese that serves about 171,000 Catholics in 17 Florida counties. An evening prayer ceremony Wednesday at the Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine and an installation ceremony Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Jacksonville will both be invitation only due to the size of the churches. The installation will be broadcast live on television and online. Information is available at www.dosafl.com. Estevez left Cuba in 1961 when he was 15 as part of Operation Pedro Pan. He was among roughly 14,000 Cuban children whose parents sent them out of the country.Prosecutors release $33 million from Vatican Bank V ATICAN CITY Prosecutors ordered the release Wednesday of $33 million seized from a Vatican Bank account last year in a moneylaundering probe. The Vatican welcomed the move and said the funds were ordered returned after the Holy See issued new anti-money laundering and antiterror financing laws to conform with EU and international norms. Italian financial police seized the money in September 2010 as a precaution and placed the bank's top two officials under investigation. Texas judge: no prayer at high school graduation


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer .Service time is 9:30 with Holy Communion. Coffee hour following services. Newcomers welcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail redeemer1895@aol.com Web site: redeemeravon.com .The church is at 839 Howes Way,Avon Park (two miles north of Sun N Lake Boulevard, across from Wells Dodge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. The Rev. Jim Kurtz, rector. Church office 3857649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL33852. Phone: 4650051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening: Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6:15 p.m. Child care available at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come see what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 8350869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev. Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month; Ladies Group WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Like to sing? Come join the choir. Visitors always welcome. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. 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. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will resume in the fall. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year 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; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday. Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: 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.ctmforme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. Union Congregational Church 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday worship services are at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. in the Millennium Church. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. We also offer a Saturday service at 6 p.m. with Pastor Tiger Gullett in the Millennium Church. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org All teachings are taken from the Manufacturers Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway church@hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org 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 9-10 a.m. in the sanctuary; contemporary worship is from 11 a.m. to noon. Sunday school classes for adults and children will be 10:10-10:50 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. W ebsite 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,FL33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R. James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m. for women who love God and crocheting. Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pastor. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Sunday schedule: Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m. (October-May only). We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that want to know Christ and make Him known. Call the church office at 465-2422 or check out our church Web site at www.memorialumc.com St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, FL 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 27 and Hammock Road). Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion with worship first Sunday of month; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. all other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For more information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@earth link.net or check theWeb site sebringemmanuelucc.com. No matter who you are or where you are on lifes journey, youre welcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION Second Blessings sale SaturdayAVON PARK First United Methodist Church of Avon Parks Second B lessings garage sale is from 8:301:30 a.m. Saturday at 200 S. Lake Ave. The next sale wont be until Sept. 3, so be sure to m ake this one,Luncheon, car was at FBC of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID First Baptist Church of Lake Placid will host the following events this week: Primetimers will host a c overed dish luncheon at noon Monday. Bring a cove red dish and a friend. Speaker will be Susan Elam with SamaritansTouch mini stry. On Saturday, June 11, the youth will have a car wash from 9 a.m. to noon in the churchs parking lot to support youth summer programs. Donations are greatly appreciated.Night of Prophecy set MondaySEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum will be leading the monthly Night of Prophecy at Homer's restaurant Monday June 6 at 6:30 p.m., "What in the World is Happening in Israel?" Please enter the right side door. No food needs to be purchased.Bible Fellowship Church invites children to PandaManiaSEBRING Asummer kidsevent called PandaMania will be hosted at Bible Fellowship Church from June 13-17. Kids explore a bamboo forest filled with crazy pandas, as they participate in memorable Bible-learning activities, sing catchy songs, play teamwork-building games, dig into yummy treats, experience electrifying Bible adventures and create Bible Point crafts theyll take home and play with all summer long. Plus, kids will learn to look for evidence of God all around them through something called God Sightings. Each day concludes (at 11:45 a.m.) with a Rowdy Wrap-Up, a celebration that gets everyone involved in living what theyve learned. Family members and friends (also Very Important Pandas) are encouraged to join in daily for this special time. Kids at PandaMania will bring in their offering to go towards a Parachute Project sponsored by Voice of the Martyrs. They will have the opportunity to decorate and build a small parachute to be dropped over the Colombian jungle into Guerilla camps. In a bag attached to each parachute will be a Bible in the Colombian language and a solar-powered radio preprogrammed to two Christian stations. PandaMania is for kids from 4 years to currently in fifth grade and will run from 9 a.m. to noon each day. For more information, call 3851024 or visit www.bfcsebring.com.Florida Ave. Baptist plans VBSA VON PARK Florida Avenue Baptist Church will be holding it's annual Vacation Bible School Monday, June 20 through Friday, June 24. This years theme is Big Apple Adventure: Where Faith and Life Connect. Children ages 5 through sixth grade are invited to come nightly from 6-8:30 p.m. For more information, call the church at 453-5339.St. John plans VBSSEBRING St. John United Methodist Church will offer Vacation Bible School from July 18-22. The school will begin each morning at 9 a.m. and will end at 12 p.m. The program is available for any child from preschool age to sixth grade. The theme for this years Vacation Bible School is Big Jungle Adventure: A Journey with Jesus. Daily activities will include games, crafts, music and Bible stories. Alight snack will also be included. There is no co st for children to attend this program. For questions regarding this program or to register your child, call St. John United Methodist Church a t 382-1736. St. John United Methodist Church is located at 3214 Grand Prix Drive, behind Walmart in Sebring.Independent Baptist Church plans anniversarySEBRING Independent Baptist Church will be celebrating its 27th anniversary on Sunday. Former members and visitors are welcome to be a part of the celebration. Contact the church at 6551899 or visit ibcsebring.com for details. GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE


C M Y K If you read my last article, From the Pit to the Palace you may recall w hat God allowed Joseph to go through with his b rothers. His brothers resented him and hated him b ecause their father showed favoritism toward Joseph. However, God had a purpose and a plan in which Joseph would arise above a ll that the Lord allowed him to go through so that he would be able to reign as king in the palace. Romans 8:28 says And w e know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.Those who read last weeks article may be wondering what ever happened to Josephs brothers or maybe what Joseph might have felt toward his brothers as result of what they did to him. Genesis explains how God worked everything out between Joseph, his Father, and his brothers. Genesis 41:56 tells of the large famine throughout the earth. People were commanded to go to Joseph as he would be able to open the storehouses to sell grain to those in need. Jacob sent his sons to Egypt to by some grain. Lets keep in mind that much time had passed, and Joseph was a different person than when he was living with his father and brothers. When Josephs brothers approached him to buy grain, they bowed before him. They did not recognize him, but Joseph recognized them and treated them like strangers. He spoke in a very authoritative manner toward them (Genesis 42:68). Could you imagine all the thoughts that could have rolled through Josephs mind when he saw his brothers face? Some of us could have the tendency to become very angry and harbor hatred because of the cruel act. In Genesis 45, Joseph revealed himself to his brothers, and this passage gives us a clear indication of Josephs response to his brothers after all they had done to him. He introduced himself to them privately. Verses 3-8 implied that Joseph was very gracious toward his brothers. The first question he asked brothers was whether or not his father was still living. They had a hard time answering because for all they knew their brother had been sold as a slave. Joseph asked them to come closer and he said to them in verse 5, I am Joseph your brother, whom you sold into Egypt. But now do not therefore be grieved or angry with yourselves because you sold me here; for God sent me before you to preserve life. Joseph explained to his brothers that God also had sent him before them so that they would prosper and to save their lives by great deliverance. Verse 8 shows Josephs ability to have seen the Lords hand in all that had taken place. He was able to realize that God was in control of all that had occurred. In verse 8, Joseph said, So now it was not you who sent me here, but God; and he has made me a father to Pharaoh, and lord of all his house, and a ruler throughout all the land of Egypt. After the death of Josephs father, his brothers were then afraid that Joseph would hate them. They were afraid that Joseph would repay them for all the evil they had done to him. Keep in mind, Joseph had been promoted to such a high position. He was human and could easily taken advantage of this. He could have taken revenge and had his brothers killed, but he was very forgiving. In Genesis 50:19-21 he assured his brothers of his love toward them and said, Do not be afraid, for am I in the place of God? But as for you, you meant evil against me; but God meant it for good, in order to bring it about as it is this day, to save many people alive. Now therefore, do not be afraid; I will provide for you and your little ones. The story of Joseph reminds us again of what true humility is, and how we have a choice in how we can respond in difficult situations where we have felt mistreated by others. God has a great plan for each of our lives, and a purpose behind every circumstance He brings into our lives. What the enemy may mean for evil in our lives, God means for our good and His glory. And we know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are the call according to His purpose (Romans 8:28). Leslie Deese is a Sebring resident. She can be reached at ljb_628@yahoo.com. The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who meet on a regular basis. It is the responsibility of the group to update the News-Sun on any changes in this listing by calling 385-6155, ext. 516; send any changes by e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail them to News-Sun Community Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870.FRIDAY Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. Call 314-0891. American Legion Post 25 hosts a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Cost is $6. Shrimp also is available for same price. Open to the public. Tickets in the lounge on Friday night. Lounge hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 has karaoke from 7 p.m. until final call at the post, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Post open at noon. Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. Call 471-1448. AvonPark Breakfast Rotary Club meets 7 a.m., Rotary Club building. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf A ve., Sebring. Call 385-8118. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club offers a class in Lake Placid at the Sunshine RV Resort from 9-11 a.m. Friday. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 3826792 or e-mail him at samdunn@samdunn.net. Highlands Social Dance Club hosts ballroom dancing every Friday, October through March from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway. Dance the night away to the music of the areas Big Bands. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Call 385-6671. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 has lounge hours beginning at 1 p.m. There is a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $8.50 per person. The lodge is open to members and their guests. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose serves wings, fish and burgers at 6 p.m. Music provided from 7-11 p.m. Pool tournament is at 8 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Karaoke from 7-10 p.m. Call 452-0579. MOMs Club meets at 10:30 a.m. first Friday at the First United Methodist Church on Pine Street in Sebring. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Fridays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves chicken or fish baskets from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring, for a $4 donation. Blind darts is played at 7 p.m. Call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 serving buffet dinner at 5-7 p.m. Elks and guests invited. Dance music in ballroom at 6:30 p.m. Dinner and dance is $10 donation.Smoke-free environment. For reservations, call 385-8647 or 471-3557. Lounge is open from 1-10 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave. Call 3852966 or leave a name, number and message. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880, 1224 County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. Texas Hold em lessons, 2 p.m. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves pizza from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 S.E. Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 385-8902. SATURDAY Airborne (Paratrooper) Breakfast Club meets at 9 a.m. every first Saturday at Bob Evans Restaurant, Sebring. All paratroopers and their guests are invited. Call Joe Noto at 452-0106. American Legion Post 25 serves sirloin burgers from 1 1:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Jam session is from 2-4 p.m. The lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Members and guests invited. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 69 in A vonPark serves dinner at 5 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Public Library has a free Adult Film Series at noon. Call 452-3803. Car Show from 5-8 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month at Woodys BBQ. Proceeds benefit Hope Hospice.Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. provides free assisted riding sessions for adults and children with special needs from 9-11 a.m. W ednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 118 W. College Drive, AvonPark. Call Mary McClelland, 452-0006. Highlands Chapter 601 meets at Golf Hammock Restaurant in the Golf Hammock Country Club at noon. Any service person who was awarded the Purple Heart is invited to attend and bring their wife or husband. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) has a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., country store open from 8 a.m. to noon and pancake breakfast served from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Vendors are welcome. No setup fee is charged for the summer months. Plenty of off road parking. Call 382-2208. Highlands Woodcarvers meet from 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays at 825 Sunbird Terr. (Community Center off Thunderbird Road). Call Bob Seybolt at 471-6077. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 opens the lounge at 1 p.m. Card games are played a t 1 p.m., and Bar Bingo is at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Art League has a class in Pastels/Acrylics taught by Llewellyn Rinald from from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) South Central Florid a Chapter Board meets at 9:30 a.m. on the first Saturday at the Military Sea Services Museum on Kenilworth and Roseland. The monthly members luncheon is on the third Saturday o f each month at noon (except holidays). Location is at Kenilworth Lodge. Call Roy Whitton at 465-7048. Military Order of the Purp le Heart Chapter 601 meets at noon on the first Saturday at Sunrise Restaurant. All recipients and wives of the Purple Heart are welcome. Call 4719190 or 465-7074 for details. Narcotics Anonymous Ne w Day Group meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Oak Street, Lake Placid. For more details, call 382-1821. Paratrooper breakfast every first Saturday of the month at 9 a.m. at Bob Evans. Call John Schumacher at 382-8648. Scleroderma Support Group meets on the second Saturday in January, March, May, July, September, and Novembe for lunch at rotating restaurants. Call 452-2968 for meeting location. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves dinner from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Music is from 7-10 p.m. Call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Club 2259 offers line dancing lessons at 2 p.m. the first and third Saturday for members and guests at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-3920. Twelve Step Study Group for Adult Children of Alcoholics meets at 11 a.m. first and third Saturday, at first building south of Union Congregational Church, 105 N Forest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 1224 County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. Ladies auxiliary dinner from 5:30-7 p.m. on the first Saturday of each month. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves a meal for $6 from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 385-8902. Page 10BNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011www.newssun.com DENTON CAMP/PAM ELDERS; 3.639"; 3"; Black; lk dent camp 64 WEST COLLISION; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incentive Romans 8:28 He works it out Come To The River Leslie Deese COMMUNITYCALENDAR RELIGION JOHN PALMER ELECTRIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; toma Courtesy photo The Mitchum Brothers will be in concert on Sunday at Bethany Baptist Church in Avon Park. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Mitchum Brothers will be in concert at Bethany Baptist Church at 6 p.m. on Sunday. The Mitchum Brothersbegan singing as a n organized trio in 1980.Theoriginalgroup consisted of b rothers David, Dean and Paul.Over the years, other family members joined the group and, during the late 1980s and early 90s, they were known as The Mitchum Family. InJune 2000, David, Paul and nephew Troy once again sang as The Mitchum Brothers. WhenTroy married and moved f rom Central Florida in 2002,David and Paul joined with tenor Junior Combs as The Coastalmen.Junior left in December 2003 and was replaced by Tim Webster. The new group released their first single,God Is, in late 2004 with DJ Man Productions and received national airplay in major Christian markets aroundthe country.In October 2005, the decision was made to change their name back toThe Mitchum Brothers. Bass singer Chad Johns was added in early 2009, making the transition fromtrio to quartet. They have performed with well-known Christian groups and soloists, as well as in numerous churches and concert stages around the country. Bethany Baptist Church is located at the corner of SR17 and C17A South. All welcome. Mitchum Brothers in concert Sunday in Avon Park NEWS-SUN Denton Camp 2x3 64 West Collision 2x3 John Palmer Electric 2x3


C M Y K By DAVID GERMAIN APMovie WriterMutants, it seems, are only as good as the creators assembling their chromosomes. And the mad scientists behind X-Men: First Class are real artists in the laboratory. Director Bryan Singers first two installments of the X-Men trilogy were superior adventures, about as smart and provocative as comicbook adaptations are likely to get. After Singer left, the trilogy wrapped up with a dud, followed by a limp spinoff chronicling the origins of fan-favorite mutant Wolverine. Now Singers back as a producer and idea man for First Class, a prequel that presents a clever, cohesive, exhilarating big-screen take on how those Marvel Comics mutants came together on opposing sides in the evolutionary battle. Matthew Vaughn, another filmmaker adept at blending smarts and action (Stardust, Kick-Ass), was wisely recruited as director and co-writer. The result is one of the best Marvel adaptations, packed with action, humor, retro 1960s style thats both campy and sexy and a revisionist history lesson that puts the X-Men at the center of the Cuban missile crisis. The young cast led by James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender is no match for Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen and the rest of the grand ensemble Singer enlisted for the first X-Men flick in 2000. Yet McAvoy has playful energy and unshakable nobility, while Fassbender captures slow-burning wrath and unflinching pragmatism, which nicely prefigure Stewarts august Professor X and McKellens dogmatic Magneto. Despite a jumble of screenwriters that includes Vaughn, writing partner Jane Goldman and Thor scribes Ashley Edward Miller and Zack Stentz, First Class is a focused, coherent story. Thats all the more admirable given the large cast, whose stories are woven together with enough immediacy and clarity that even Marvel newcomers can follow along without a playbill. Were introduced to McAvoys telepath Charles Xavier and Fassbenders Erik Lehnsherr, who can manipulate magnetic fields, as boys in the 1940s. Their vastly different upbringings underscore the differences that eventually will turn them from best friends to bitter rivals. Charles grows up in a rich, privileged home, believing hes a freak of nature, the only one of his kind, until he meets shape-shifting mutant Raven (Jennifer Lawrence), the future Mystique character originated by Rebecca Romijn in the X-Men trilogy. Raven and Charles forge a foster-sibling relationship, while Erik, a Polish Jew, suffers unspeakable tragedy during the Holocaust as the Nazis try to unleash the boys power to control metal. Charles and Erik team up in the early 1960s as part of a CIAoperation against Sebastian Shaw (Kevin Bacon), a mutant who can absorb explosive energy and aims to set off a nuclear war to wipe out humanity so his kind can inherit the Earth. Bacons a lot of fun, clearly having a blast playing the U.S. against the Soviets as puppetmaster of Armageddon. Shaw is aided by bad girl telepath Emma Frost (January Jones, whos stunning in her skin-tight Bond girl-style outfits and adopts a suitably icy demeanor). Among those initially fighting for the good guys are intrepid CIAagent Moira MacTaggert (Rose Byrne), her nameless team leader (a sadly under-used Oliver Platt), and mutants Beast (Nicholas Hoult), Banshee (Caleb Landry Jones), Havok (Lucas Till) and Angel (Zoe Kravitz). But allegiances change, and the point of the prequel is to spell out who switched sides and why. At the heart is the break between Charles and Erik, and the filmmakers, clearly plotting a prequel trilogy, leave plenty of loose ends to tie up and a lot of room to introduce more XMen mutants down the line. The story also leaves off around the time the civilrights movement starts to pick up steam, so the franchises parallels between human racism and bigotry against mutants are bound to gain new resonance. Many key questions about the mutants Magnetos helmet, Professor Xs wheelchair and his telepathicamplifying machine are explained. The film also features a couple of amusing cameos by stars from the XMen trilogy. The visual effects are solid, though nothing spectacular. Where the film really shines is in the design, taking the cheesy aesthetic of early James Bond films and doing the s up right with all the glam todays big studio bucks can buy. If the studio can keep Singer, Vaughn and the rest of the First Class team together, theres a chance that this X-Men trilogy could evolve into a better one than the original. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, June 3, 2011Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 6/3/11 DIVERSIONS DearAbby: I am a teacher with a dilemma. I have taught for 10 years and connected with thousands of former students. With the Internet and social networking, I am able to keep in touch with many of them. I enjoy knowing what theyre doing in their college careers and beyond. One student Ive kept in touch with recently admitted his romantic love for me. Kyle is now in his 20s and on his own. As his teacher 10 years ago, Id never have dreamed of this happening. Whats difficult is I think I reciprocate those feelings. I never expected the man I connect with most to be a former student, but Kyle is an adult and I know him as such. Im not sure what to do. Im aware of my professional boundaries as a teacher and would never cross those lines with a student or minor. What do you do when your former student is an adult, you live in a small town and youre drawn to each other? This could be the love Ive been waiting for my entire life. Would it be totally inappropriate if I followed my heart? Wondering in W yoming DearWondering: No. Because Kyle is an adult, and when he was your student there was no flirting (I presume), I see nothing unethical about pursuing the relationship. However, if your romance becomes fodder for gossip and it very well might you should be prepared to relocate. DearAbby: I went to the zoo with my daughters class as a chaperone. While we were there, I saw several children begin climbing the walls of some of the exhibits. They were not part of the group from our school. I promptly asked the children nicely not to climb on the exhibits for fear they would hurt themselves or fall in. Aparent who heard me ask her son to get down began yelling and cursing at me in front of my daughter and the other children. I said, Im sorry, and walked on. I dont feel I did anything wrong. I was trying to warn the boy that what he was doing was dangerous. Did I do the wrong thing? Or should I have talked to a member of the zoo staff about what happened? Please advise what you would do if someones child did what I witnessed. Vigilant Parent in Oklahoma City DearVigilant Parent: Candidly, I probably would have reflexively done exactly what you did get the child out of harms way. However, the prudent way to handle a situation like the one you encountered would have been to alert the zoo staff or security personnel so they could handle it. DearAbby: In our golfing circle theres a single, 47-year-old professional woman with two children. We thought we knew her. Come to find out, she has been involved for the last five years with a married man who has a child. W ere uncomfortable having her around us now. None of us is perfect, but a woman who would take anothers man and wreck a home is one thing most women cant stand. What, if anything, should we do? Teed Off in Alabama DearTeed Off: Before deciding what to do, talk privately with the woman, tell her what you have learned and hear what she has to say about it. After that, youll know what (or what not) to do. 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. Abby shares more than 100 of her favorite recipes in two booklets: Abbys Favorite Recipes and More Favorite Recipes by Dear Abby. Send a business-size, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $12 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby Cookbooklet Set, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included in price.) Teacher is surprised to learn of former students attraction Dear Abby 20th Century Fox Michael Fassbender stars as Erik Lehnsherr/Magneto in X-Men: First Class. X-Men prequel is first-class affair By DAVID BAUDER APTelevision WriterNEWYORK Another television season is in the books for the major broadcast networks, a nd the results may sound familiar. CBS finished the 20101 1 season last week as the nations most-watched television network for the e ighth time in nine years, the Nielsen Co. said on W ednesday. Fox won its seventh season in a row among the youthful 18-to4 9-year-old demographic closely watched by advert isers. The countrys favorite TVshow was Foxs American Idol for the eighth straight season. V iewership was down for each of the four b iggest broadcast networks, Nielsen said. CBS averaged 11.6 million v iewers in prime-time (down 2 percent from last s eason), Fox had 9.8 million viewers (down 2 percent), ABC had 8.5 mill ion (down 1 percent) and NBC had 7 million (down 15 percent), Nielsen said. Much of NBCs decline was because the network b roadcast the Winter Olympics last season; take away sports and NBCs prime-time decline was 3 percent. The ratings also indicate how broadcast televis ion is increasingly seen by viewers as a home for b ig events. Some of televisions most popular programs had bigger audiences this year than the year before, i ncluding American Idol, despite the loss of Simon Cowell, ABCs Dancing With the Stars, NBCs Sunday Night F ootball and CBS NCIS. The Super Bowl, aired on Fox, set an all-time record with more than 111 million viewers. CBS had the five most popular dramas on television, each a crime-solving procedural (NCIS, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Mentalist, Criminal Minds and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation). The network also had the two most popular comedies in The Big Bang Theory and Two and a Half Men, the latter despite a Sheen-shortened season. Only the writers strike-affected 2007-08 season, won by Fox, stopped CBS from a nine-year winning streak. The fastest-growing prime-time show was the sophomore comedy Modern Family on ABC, up 24 percent to 11.8 million viewers, Nielsen said. Foxs sincecanceled Good Guys, down 42 percent, was the biggest year-to-year loser. The countrys leading Spanish-language network, Univision, saw its prime-time audience increase by 6 percent this season over last. The final week of the TVseason was left largely to the conclusion of TVs two biggest competition shows American Idol and Dancing With the Stars with many other series already in repeats. The final Idol of the season had 29.3 million viewers. CBS, Fox on top as television season closes Movie Review X-Men: First Class Rating: PG-13 (intense sequences of action and violence, some sexual content including brief partial nudity and language) Running time: 130 minutes Review: (of 4) Fairmount 1x6


C M Y K LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Friday, June 3, 2011 OUT NOWBridesmaids (May 13)Kristen Wiig and Maya Rudolph team up, and big and bawdy laughs abound. This is the perfect girls night or date night, so long as you head into the theater expecting the jocularity producer Judd Apatow does best (Knocked Up, The 40-YearOld Virgin). If you can get past the occasional grossout joke, youll be rewarded with huge belly laughs as the film culminates.Everything Must Go (May 13, limited release)Will Ferrell portrays a man on the brink, battling alcoholism, and he does so with aplomb. Areal treat for those who loved the Saturday Night Live stalwarts dramatic work in Stranger Than Fiction, Everything Must Go is a worthy addition to your summer movie schedule.The Hangover Part II (May 26)Great comedies dont tend to yield spectacular sequels, which makes the wolf packs far-flung adventure to Bangkok all the more audacious. Can history repeat? Will it work? Should they truly call them floories? Heres hoping we all find out the answers together!Kung Fu Panda 2 (May 26)Never fear, children have their own frivolity to look forward to this summer. The voices of Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman and Angelina Jolie are back in action, ready for kung fu! Experts in escapist animation, Dreamworks provides a natural counterbalance to Pixars more sentimental fare.The Tree of Life (May 27, limited release)Enigmatic director Terrence Malick always delivers deliberate and evocative cinema. Sometimes the result is majestic (The Thin Red Line), while occasionally the work is more germane (The New World). Still, as he only averages a couple of films a decade, hes always worth a watch, especially when he nabs Brad Pitt and Sean Penn for leading roles.JUNEX-Men: First Class (June 3)There are four superhero options this summer but only one was directed by Matthew Vaughn of Stardust and Layer Cake fame. Vaughn is a rangy director, and if anyone can survive taking the XMen back to the origins, it will be him.Beginners (June 3, limited release)Ewan McGregor and talented French actor Melanie Laurent take a crack at explaining the magic and cynicism that hangs over the outset of every relationship. Bonus: AJack Russell terrier plays a prominent (and hilarious) role.Super 8 (June 10)J.J. Abramshomage to Steven Spielberg, produced by Steven Spielberg, looks to be Goonies meets E.T. meets Stand by Me. The only summer film with a legitimate chance to stand the test of time, Super 8 has stylish mystery in abundance.Buck (June 17, limited release)Summer doesnt have to be all about explosions and car chases. For instance, heres a compelling documentary about an empathetic horse trainer just to keep things interesting. Its the perfect remedy for the superficial vibe of summer.Bad Teacher (June 24)Fans of Bad Santa will find this dark comedy in the same vein, as Justin Timberlake, Jason Segel and Cameron Diaz team up for laughs. Though it looks extremely Rrated, it also looks to be chasing extreme amounts of levity.JULYLarry Crowne (July 1)Its a simple equation. Tom Hanks plus Julia Roberts in a modern romantic comedy is likely to equal captivating. As were never going to get a sequel to Forest Gump, we will have to pin our entertainment hopes here instead.Transformers: Dark of the Moon (July 1)Speaking of hope, most summer movie fans have given up hope the third Transformers will be anything nearing transcendent. At this point, the real bright spot is that director Michael Bays robot franchise probably cant get any worse. Thats got to count for something.Winnie the Pooh (July 15)Disney hopes to capture both your nostalgia and an entirely new generation of fans. John Cleese and Craig Ferguson are modern additions to the beloved classic, and the trailer already has fans fondly reminiscing.Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (July 15)Saying goodbye to the Potter franchise isnt going to be easy, but this action-packed 3-D film hopes to send the series out on a high note. Given the track record of the previous seven films, all signs point to massive hit.Cowboys and Aliens (July 29)Sci-fi Westerns never have gotten their full due as a genre. Until now. Seeing Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig battle galactic baddies should be the ultimate in popcorn fun.AUGUSTThe Change-Up (Aug. 5)If it didnt have Jason Bateman and Ryan Reynolds, the switcheroo premise would be an active contrivance. But Reynolds and Bateman have proven to be particularly likable, so audiences should be willing to take the ride with them.Rise of the Planet of the Apes (Aug. 5)The very definition of cheesy action fun, James Francos latest summer offering should be one of the last big boxoffice draws, and a chance at redemption for his underwhelming Academy Awards performance. Minutes or Less (Aug. 12)Jesse Eisenberg needs to get out from under the shadow of Mark Zuckerberg, and fast. This comedy about a pizza boy caught up in a bank heist should fit the bill nicely.Conan the Barbarian (Aug. 19)Theres very little reason to think the latest take on Conan the Barbarian will deliver. This, oddly, is precisely why it should play well with an audience coming down from a massive summer movie binge.Our Idiot Brother (Aug. 28, limited release)Paul Rudd wowed audiences at Sundance with this sentimental (but raucous) family comedy. Its more Family Stone than Hangover, the perfect film to consider as you shake the sand out of your shorts.BREAKOUT STARSOLIVIAWILDEYouve seen her in Tron: Legacy and House. Now comes the big summer splash, with Cowboys and Aliens and The Change-Up seeking to deliver her into the rarest of air as a crossover action-comedy star.JASON MOMOAJason Momoas turn at Khal Drogo on HBOs Game of Thrones has proven that hes a physical force in the action game. Now he gets his shot at the iconic Conan the Barbarian. Hey, it worked for Arnold!TYRESE GIBSONThe Fast and Furious series keeps steaming along, and Tyrese is perfectly positioned for the new heist vibe they are shooting for. Plus, hes back to reclaim his role as Robert Epps in Transformers: Dark of the Moon. Could this be the summer Gibson makes the leap to leading man?KRISTEN WIIGShes made us laugh since 2005 on Saturday Night Live, so its good to see her get a shot to carry her own feature film. Bridesmaids is possibly the funniest film of the summer, so Wiig should have her choice of projects going forward. BOXOFFICE SIZZLERSBYLAREMYLEGELFILM.COMSuperheroes charge into movie theaters this summer, but will they rule the box office? An animated kung fu panda and a gaggle of bawdy bridesmaids may prove worthy opponents. Heres your front-row ticket to the seasons hottest flicks: