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C M Y K News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, June 5, 2011 www.newssun.com Volume 92/Number 66 | 75 cents www.newssun .com HighLow 92 68Complete Forecast PAGE 14A Intervals of clouds and sun Forecast Question: Will you be able to afford a vacation trip this summer? Next question: Do you like the new law that says state welfare recipients must pass a drug test? Online Obituaries Dorothy Pillsbury Age 81, of Sebring John Wayne Stoll Age 71, of Avon Park James Todd Age 64, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 28.3% No 71.7% 099099401007 Total votes: 92 Arts & Entertainment6B Books 9B Business 8A Classifieds 11A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar5B Crossword Puzzle13B Dear Abby 13B Deed Transfers12B Editorial & Opinion4A Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times 13B School Menus 10A Sports On TV 2B Index HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip By ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comLAKE PLACID The remains of a woman reported missing almost two years ago were discovered Saturday in Martin County. Gayle Moran, 69, was last seen on at her home at 125 Lime Road N.E. in the Placid Lakes Lake. According to the website, www.helpfindgaylemoran.co m, Moran was in bed when her unidentified daughter checked on her at approximately 2:30 a.m. on July 30. Moran, whose nickname was Clarkie, was described as being disoriented, according to the website, and her daughter asked if she wanted medical attention. Moran indicated that she was OK, but when the daughter checked again at 3:45 a.m., Moran was missing and so was her 2006 red Nissan Murano. At the time of Morans disappearance, her husband was terminally ill and was receiving in-home care. He died on Aug. 12, 2009, the website reported. Morans skeletal remains were discovered in a densely wooded area off of U.S. 441 approximately 16 miles south of Okeechobee, according to a press release Thursday from Highlands County Sheriffs Office Public Information Officer Nell Hays. The release stated that the Martin County Sheriffs Office was contacted and subsequently the Florida Highway Patrol responded to the accident scene. In the process of the invesMissing womans remains located Vanished in 2009; apparently died in car accident then Moran By ED BALDRIDGE firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK Those seeking welfare in Highlands County may have to submit urine, blood or hair samples in order to get assistance because of a bill signed by Gov. Rick Scott on Tuesday. Scott made a campaign promise to support a requirement forcing those seeking welfare benefits with the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) to pay for drug testing, and he followed through with his promise by signing House Bill 353. While there are certainly legitimate needs for public assistance, it is unfair for Florida taxpayers to subsidize drug addiction, Gov. Scott stated in a press release. This new law will encourage personal accountability and will help to prevent the misuse of tax dollars. According to Elizabeth Arenas, Central Region public information officer of the Department of Children and Families, the law could affect 448 families in Highlands County. We dont have the policy yet, that comes from Tallahassee, and we should get that soon. It does not affect those collecting food stamps, as far as I know, just those on the TANF program, Arenas said. The new law states that those seeking assistance will be sent out to a testing facility where they will have to pay for a drug test, which is estimated to be between $10 and $40 by the DCF. If the individual passes the drug test, they get reimbursed for the costs and are eligible to receive benefits under the TANF program. If an applicant fails the drug test, they become ineligible for assistance for one year. Asecond failure could disqualify the applicant from receiving benefits for three years. TANF recipients are eligible for cash assistance for a lifetime cumulative total of 48 months, and their eligibility is checked every six months. Floridas American Civil Liberties Unions Executive Director Howard Simons stated in a press release on Tuesday that his organization would challenge the law. Welfare drug testing bill could affect 448 local families Scott Do you know plant what this is? Its not what you think, and it could be the future of Highlands County agriculture PAGE2A See WOMAN, page 7A Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and Pure powerPool Paradise hits four straight homers on way to rout SPORTS, 1B LIVING, 14B By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comHighlands County celebrated its 2011 high school graduates Friday and Saturday with cheers, tears and applause. At the beginning of the year, I made this class two promises, Avon Park High School Principal Stu Guthrie said in his opening speech at the graduation ceremony at the South Florida Community Colleges new performing arts center. One, that you would not be hot at graduation; and two, that you would not be wet at graduation. Guthrie was referring to last years ceremony, which was held on the football field during a downpour. The 237 seniors each received their diploma and celebrated at the end of the students walk across the stage with the traditional tossing of the caps. Saturday morning, the Highlands County Convention Center at Firemens Field was filled More than 700 students leave high school behind News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Avon Park seniors wait to receive their diplomas Friday night at South Florida Community College. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Zackery Bullock flexes his muscles Saturday morning after r eceiving his diploma during Sebring High Schools graduation ceremony. See SENIORS, page 5A More photosPAGE3A News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Alex Barajas has a special Florida gator escort Saturday afternoon as he makes his way to the stage during Lake Placid High Schools graduation ceremony in Avon Park. Barajas has been battling leukemia throughout the past school year. Heartland National
C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Dr. John A lleyne of the Highlands County Extension Service conducts tests at a demons tration field on biomass plants, looking for those m ost compatible with Central Floridas climate. This is important, because production of biomass fuels could become the new driver i n the countys economy. The questions Alleyne has t o answer are simple: How quickly does the plant grow? How much will it yield? D oes it need irrigation? Will it tolerate the cold? Will it r esist local pests? Will it behave itself, or become the 21st Centurys kudzu vine? To find out, Alleyne plants the seeds. Then he stands back and records his observ ations. It is all a part of the comp licated process breaking free from the nations dependence on foreign oil. Having discovered that plant material can be used as a n alternative fuel, the push is on to turn that potential into a practical reality. Doing this is a complicated business. It takes study, time, cooperation, funding and a willingness to risk doing something different. The first step, Alleyne said, is to find the ideal plant to grow in each region of the country. The early front runner in Florida was a species of jathropa whose fruit, when crushed, produces an oil suitable for conversion into jet fuel. The problem, Alleyne explained, was jathropa is not cold tolerant, and so is unsuitable for Highlands County. When he warned local planning leaders about this, however, there was some reluctance to accept the truth on his word alone, which is how the demonstration plantings came to be. V arieties of jathropa were planted, each one of which died back during cold snaps, losing all of their fruit. In its place Alleyne is growing varieties of kenaf, camelina, sweet sorghum, elephant grass and eucalyptus. Camelina and kenaf, in particular show tremendous Page 2ANews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011www.newssun.com DUMMY 09; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block Kaylorand Kaylor3x1.5 Auto Accident (above lottery, late ad) Kaylorand Kaylor3x1.5 Social Security (below lottery, late ad) Pub block The News-Sun would like to remind the readers that the names listed below reflect those who have been charged with a crime, but they are all innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. If anyone listed here is acquitted or has charges dropped, they can bring in proof of such decision or mail a copy to the paper and the News-Sun will be happy to report that information. The News-Sun is at 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Thursday, June 2: Joseph Luis Chilson, 21, of Lake Placid, was charged with probation violation. Barnaby Steven Cardoba, 31, of Miami, was charged with probation violation. Laroy Javon Daniels, of 1510 Queen Palm Ave., Sebring, registered as a sexual offender. Thomas Alexander Davidson, 26, of Avon Park, was sentenced to 60 days in jail for breach of the peace and resisting an officer without violence. Emilio Hernandez Hernandez, 31, of Lake Placid, was booked on an immigration detainer. Cedric Bernard Jones, 36, of Orlando, was booked on an out-of-county warrant. Frank Raymond Kimrey, 64, of Lake Placid, sentenced to 180 days in jail DUI. Steven Dennis Laliberte, 40, of Sebring, was sentenced to 10 days in jail for DUI. Nikolas Dewitt Massie, 28, of Sebring, was sentenced to 180 days in jail for driving with a suspended license. Dean Earl Northcutt, 24, of Sebrin g, was charged with DUI, driving with a suspended license, two counts of fleeing/eluding police, and driving with a suspended or revoked license. Garnett Washington Osborne, 48, of Sebring, was sentenced to 30 days in jail for DUI. Timothy Alan Peacock, 51, of Sebring, was charged with child neglect without great harm. German Gonzalez Perez, 29, of Lake Placid, was booked on an out-of-county warrant. Antonio Lopez Velasquez, 27, of Sebring, was booked on an immigration retainer. Jacob Daniel West, 30, of Lake Placid, was charged with probation violations. Rodney Wayne Woodard, 22, of Sebring, was sentenced to 179 days in jail for contempt of court. POLICEBLOTTER June 1 81415344142x:5Next jackpot $4 millionMay 28 73641424447x:3 May 25 1513242852x:4 June 3 246716 June 2 3581619 June 1 919233032 May 31 121222634 June 3 (n) 3729 June 3 (d) 9521 June 2 (n) 7719 June 2 (d) 0767 June 3(n) 173 June 3 (d) 523 June 2 (n) 456 June 2(d) 563 June 3 103739429 May 31 410343811 May 27 523323517 May 24 162126277 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 Special to the News-SunENGLEWOOD As the summer temperatures rise, so do energy costs, but a local p rogram is helping homeowners reduce their monthly energy bills. The Weatherization Assistance Program at the Centro Campesino Farmworker Center provides free repairs and updates to homes of eligible, lowincome families in seven counties across South Florida including Charlotte, Collier, DeSoto, Glades, Hardee, Hendry and Highlands. The program hires local contractors to service homes whose owners are within 200 percent of the poverty guideline. Some of the services provided are weather stripping, caulking and other energy efficiency updates. The focus is on energy conservation and saving low-income residents money on utility costs, with the help of eligible contractors. One Englewood homeowner, Sharon Meeker, received a new central air conditioning unit and refrigerator after calling the program and learning that she qualified for repairs. The 67-year-old depends on food stamps and supplemental security income and says that because of the weatherization services, she has lowered her monthly energy bills by more than $30 and can now meet her payments without worry. Residents who are interested in the program should contact Centro Campesino Farmworker Center. All applicants are asked to submit eligibility information which includes: Social Security card, drivers license, proof of residence, tax information, utility bills and proof of income with a completed application so that their eligibility may be determined. We enjoy making these vital improvements available to families every day, said Diane Cantor, executive director of the Centro Campesino Farmworker Center. When families save on energy, they have more disposable income for other needs. The ARRAfunds will be expended in early 2012, so we encourage low-income families to contact our office to find out if they are eligible to receive weatherization assistance. Contact Centro Campesino Farmworker Center at 863233-6322 e-mail mrodriguez@centrocampesino. org. Program offers homeowners free energy efficiency updates By ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comSEBRING Acomment by a county commissioner last week has put the Highlands County Industrial D evelopment Authority/Economic Development Councils budget on agenda for discussion at the meeting on Tuesday. I think we need to address this s ooner thank later, commissioner Greg Harris said. It is a critical time for the EDC, and I dont know what kind of hope we can give them or assurance we can give them. We are about to ask someone from out of state to take a position that may or may not be funded, and I dont know if we should talk about that now, Harris said. Krista Anderson, from Kentucky, was offered the executive director position by the EDC board last week, and according to Board member Susie Bishop ad accepted the position with knowledge of the budget season approaching. It would be good to know sooner than later, said Bishop, who was in the audience. It is my understanding that the offer has been made and accepted, and it has been made with complete openness to the candidate that position is hinging on the decision of the budget from the commission. But she is quite aware of that. Board Chairperson Barbara Stewart asked County Administrator Rick Helms to put budget discussions on the table at the last meeting in May after Harris had expressed his concerns. We are not bound by anything until we adopt the budget in September, but it would be nice to know what the staff is recommending at what level, etcetera, Stewart said. The EDC budget for this fiscal year was $255,000. Anderson is scheduled to sta rt work July 1. Commissioners will take a look at EDC budget on Tuesday Elks serving up breakfast todaySEBRING The Sebring Elks 1529 will be offering a country breakfast buffet (scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage links, hash browns, biscuits and gravy, pancakes, fruit bowl, toast, coffee, tea, orange juice, etc.) from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. today. Invite your friends family and fellow Elks, everyone is welcome. Cost is $7. Call 471-3557.Free computer classes at librariesThe Heartland Library Cooperative continues its mission to offer free weekly computer classes to citizens of Highlands County. Currently, introduction to PCs, intermediate PCs and web-based e-mail are being offered at Lake Placid Memorial Library on Wednesdays, the Sebring Public Library on Fridays, and Avon Park Public Library on Tuesdays.Internet basics, and word processing will also be offered. Internet basics will allow users the chance for hands-on experience in surfing the World Wide Web (www) in a controlled environment.The word processing class will encompass text formatting, and teach users the cut, copy and paste functions.File management will teach users how to save files on their hard drive, create and manage folders, and delete unwan ted computer clutter. For schedules and infor mation, call Lake Placid Memorial Library at 6993705, Sebring Public Library at 402-6716 or Avon Park Public Library at 452-3803.Creative Kids Camp needs sponsorsSEBRING With the school year ending Wednesday, its just abou t time for the Highlands Art Leagues Creative Kids Camp to begin. For years, the annual camp has been a fun and educational way for kids to spend some of their free time doing something creative and productive. Unfortunately, some of the children who would benefit the most from the program come from families who cannot afford the $60 a week for classes Jordan, for example, a child with COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5B Alleyne: County could be biomass crop capital of the state News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Dr. John Alleyne, of the Highlands County Extension Office, explains the pros and cons of growing sweet sorghum as a biomass plant. See CROPS, page 7A
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 3A MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 6/5/11 Musselman 6x10.5 color CLASSOF2011 GRADUATIONS News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Avon Park High School seniors pause for a moment of prayer during Friday nights graduation. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Lake Placid High School seniors make their way across the stage Saturday afternoon during commencement exercises at South Florida Community College in Avon Park. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Summa cum laude graduate Suzannah Beiner addresses her fellow students and the crowd at Sebring High Schools 2011 commencement ceremony. Beiner was one of 27 students who graduated with highest honors this school year. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Sebring High School graduates applaud speakers at the commencement exercises Saturday at the Highlands County Convention Center. More than 300 students received diplomas during the graduation. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Lake Placid High School graduate Rosio Calderon receives her rose from class sponsor, Janie Antrim, just before the students begin their walk into the South Florida Community College auditorium Saturday afternoon.
C M Y K What an interesting week. It provided a great deal of food for thought. Just as Governor Rick Scott required random drug testing of Florida government employees and the Florida Legislature mandated drug tests for all welfare recipients, an international commission including former presidents from a variety of nations, as well as Americans George Schultz ( secretary of state under President Richard Nixon) and G eorge Volcker (former head of the Federal Reserve S ystem) has declared the War on Drugs impossible to win. The commission then went f urther, recommending gove rnmentsshould end the c riminalization, marginalization and stigmatization of people who use drugs but do no harm to others. We are not about to argue the pros and cons of this c omplex and emotional issue. The policy of randomly testing employees without probable cause, however, raises a side matter of contention that we are willing to discuss. One of the reasons presented most forcefully by proponents of random testing, and tough Homeland Security laws, is that innocent individuals have nothing to fear. If people are not breaking the law, they should have no qualms about presenting a urine sample, for example, or having their private conversations recorded. These proponents say its a case of no harm, no foul. Now consider the kerfuffle up in Avon Park, where some city officialsconversations with the chief of police were recorded by him without their knowledge. Denizens of city hall exploded in outrage over the invasion of their constitutionally guaranteed privacy rights. Where was the probable cause, many people asked on the officialsbehalf. Keep in mind, we are not here discussing the merits of the police chiefs actions, or why he took the actions he did we are talking only about how individuals responded to becoming targets of closer scrutiny. Our point is, its always easier to be on the side of intruding into peoples lives when one is a part of the group doing the intruding. Those under scrutiny, however, even the pure and innocent, experience the situation very differently. People will always make mistakes. Some people will always to take advantage of other people. Asad few will persist in self-destruction. These are simple truths we need to remember. Ultimately, we believe that average citizens and elected officials going quietly about their business should be left alone, unless there is a specific cause for concern. Those who arouse suspicion, however whether a secretary coming back from lunch with slurred speech or a council member whose relative suddenly gets a lucrative contract cannot be surprised if they come under investigation. Page 4ANews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. email@example.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. email@example.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. firstname.lastname@example.org BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. email@example.com EDITORIAL& OPINION I used to have a falling asleep problem. I would lie awake most nights, Don snoring beside me, tossing and turning and trying to figure out how to turn off my overactive brain. This, of course, made trying to get up the next morning a lot of fun, since I was invariably sleep deprived. It got so bad that I was actually put on medication for a while in order to fall asleep. It worked thanks to the meds I fell asleep very quickly but didnt help a lot in the waking up department. I found myself groggy waking up, still shaking off the effects of the medicine Id taken hours before. After a while, my doctor agreed to wean me off the pills, and I now fall asleep most of the time without any trouble and without any medical help. But Im still dealing with the waking up thing. I know that part of it is that I am just not a morning person. You can tell me about beautiful sunrises and the lovely stillness and the cool of the air and I will just grunt and roll over in bed. I have no problem waking up after the sun has been up a while. The funny thing is, if I have a particular reason to be up say, I have to be somewhere in the morning I have no problem dragging myself out of bed. Im not particularly cheerful at first, but I can be on my feet and more or less functioning. My problems arise on days I have nothing scheduled. Of course, some of you out there think you see a simple solution: schedule something. The problem is it cant be something I schedule. Ive tried. Ive told myself, Self, we will get up and by eight oclock well be sitting in our office, writing. Self just chuckles when Im not listening, because it knows good and well that it can beat me at this game and when eight oclock comes around we will be snoozing. I am even at the point where I lay in bed arguing with myself about getting up. I suppose thats an improvement over just giving in without protest but so far it hasnt resulted in my arising when I really want to be out of bed. My youngest son James suggested I take my phone, set the alarm to five minutes past the alarm on my clock radio, and place the phone across the room. He was confident that once I was out of bed and walking, I would stay up and thus my day would start when I wanted it to, not hours later. It sounds great in theory, and I wish that I could say it worked. However, there seems to be a powerful magnet attached to my mattress, because after I stagger over to where my phone sits blaring a very annoying sound and shut the thing off, I find myself making my way back to my bed, there to argue with myself until I fall asleep. Im wondering if I will have to resort to a new kind of alarm clock that Marissa Meli writes about on www.ugo.com. According to the article, this alarm clock plays a nasty trick on you should you hit that snooze button. It starts to shred your money. I am not kidding. Theres even a picture of the clock slowly turning a $100 bill into confetti. While I wouldnt be crazy enough to feed my alarm clock that much money, I could see a stack of ones going byebye while I dream. Im hoping for a solution that doesnt cost me quite that much. Any ideas out there? Anything that will help me win the fight with Self. Warning: shes a stubborn thing. She wont be defeated easily. But maybe you know a way. Im looking forward to hearing about it. After I wake up, of course. Five more minutes, please? Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Wakey, wakey Lauras Look Laura Ware Disrespectful actionsEditor: For days the media (TV, radio, and print) hyped up Memorial Day and all those things that were going to happen in different areas. None of this media said one word that I heard or read speaking of what should be done with the U.S. flag hanging outside homes, business and governmental facilities. APresidential Proclamation was released by the White House on May 27 requesting all to fly the flag at half-staff until noon on May 30 to honor fallen service members. The disrespectful actions I am speaking about were plainly visible as I drove around Sebring about 9 a.m. Both post offices did not lower their flags and Highlands County chose to remove many flags from their flag poles rather than be troubled with the extra effort to show respect. The City of Sebring did comply fully, with one exception. Those noted above are governmental facilities. However, I did not see one bank or business that flew their flag at half-staff. To me, these actions show that these individuals are displaying the flag only for bragging rights. This allows them to go out and state that they are patriotic and support the United States, her actions, and those that defend their right to fly the flag and enjoy the freedoms that they have. However, their actions show that their support for those defending their rights is nothing but hot air. Al Bowles Sebring CMSgt, USAF (Ret)Wrongful informationEditor: I have just finished reading an e-mail from my nephew that contained an article called Washington Insider that tells an entirely different story about the Bin Laden affair than all the news reports I have read. From what I gather from the article, the raid on the compound where Bin Laden was hiding was in progress before the President knew about it. Seems that he (the President) and his close advisors were still kicking around giving approval to the idea presented by Leon Pannetta (the CIA) and since approval was slow in coming, the operation was started and completed before even the President knew of it. The raid was conducted by a unit of the Navy Seals, Delta Force, Army Rangers and a special operating unit of the Air Force. The whole group is known as the JSOC (Joint Special Operations Command). It seems that the plans were all made and submitted for approval to higher-ups, but when the delays hazarded the operation, the goahead was given by Pannetta before the President said a word. Success of the operation guaranteed no reprisals for Pannettas decision. Maybe we should put Pannettas name in the hat to run for President next time! Woodie Jackson Sebring BouquetMany helped make Bluegrass and Blueberry Festival a hitEditor: The Avon Park Rotary Club wants to thank the companies and individuals who helped to make our first annual Bluegrass and Blueberry Festival a fun experience for the hundreds who attended the festival in downtown Avon Park. Special thanks to sponsors and contributors, Avon Park Downtown CRA, Longs Air Conditioning Co., Walter Nunnallee, Nancy Nunnallee, Highlands Today newspaper, America First Heating & Air Conditioning Co., and Winn Dixie. Special appreciation is also extended to the following for their contributions of equipment, supplies and help: Avon Park Chamber of Commerce, SFCC, Florida Hospital, Long's Air Conditioning, Heartland Food Reservoir, Union Congregational Church, Avon Park Housing Authority, Bill Jarrett Ford, Maxwell Groves, and Heartland National Bank. The blueberry pies were baked by the Avon Park Youth Academy, and the blueberry muffins for the muffin eating contest were baked by the Avon Park Middle School Family and Consumer Science and Career Education class under the supervision of Ronda Stunkard. The bounce house was contributed by Liz's Cupcakes. Special workers included Beth Andrews, Cam Barnard, Cindy Mungall, Coach Andy Bonjokian, David Herbert, Garrett Andrews, Jackie Holeshoe, the Blueberry Clown, Phyllis Amos and youth from the Center for Kingdom God church. The sold-out chicken barbecue was from the grill of Master Barbecuer Bob Strenth and the Rotary crew led by John Barben. The festival was an overwhelming success in large part to the fresh blueberries, blueberry jam, blueberry honey, and plants from Milton Farms. And a special thank you to the wonderful entertainment provided by the Mountain Dew Cloggers, Highlands County Bluegrass band and the Mountain Brew trio! Dr. Dennis Mungall President, Avon Park Rotary Club EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. The News-Sun has a long history of encouraging public discussion through letters, guest columns, and Readers Response questionnaires. Providing this forum for our readers is a pleasure, not an obligation. Do we have nothing to fear?
C M Y K high-functioning autism whose mother is currently u nemployed. Highlands Art League r eceives scholarships from the Champions for Children Foundation, but this year the children in need have outnumbered the scholarships. Therefore, HALis turning to its members and asking that they please consider sponsoring a child this summer. Just $60 can pay for a week o f pastel or watercolor classe s, and $120 can pay for two weeks of clay classes (it is necessary that students participate for two weeks so as t o have enough time to comp lete their projects). HALwelcomes contributions of all kinds, however, w hether it be monetary, supplies, or just some of your time. For more information, call Highlands Art League at 385-6682.DeMolay serving spaghetti lunchSEBRING The young men of the DeMolay will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti lunch today at the Sebring Masonic Lodge, 1809 Home Ave. from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Donation is $7. The menu is salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, dessert and beverage. T ickets available at the door.Tea Party to hear about Social SecuritySEBRING The Highlands Tea Party will host a presentation on Social Security by Herbert R. Doggette, Jr. at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Quality Inn, 6525 U.S. 27 North, Sebring. Among Doggette's. many credentials, he was Assistant Director of the Bureau of Retirement and Survivors Insurance, Deputy Director of the Bureau of Retirement and Survivors Insurance, and Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Equal Employment Opportunity. He also served as Social Securitys Acting Commissioner. There will be no buffet. Pizza will be brought in and may be purchased for $1 if you wish. You may also bring snacks and water if you wish but please purchase any other beverages from the Quality Inn Bar. Call Jeanne at 699-0743 or visit thehighlandsteaparty.com LP Chamber luncheon is WednesdayLAKE PLACID The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon will be at noon Wednesday at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge. The guest speaker State Representative Denise Grimsley, who will give an update on the 2011 legislative session. The luncheon is sponsored by TD Bank. RSVPthe Chamber on or before Monday by e-mail at email@example.com or call 465-4331. Cost is $8.Main Street Avon Parks future to be discussed June 7 meetingA VON PARK The A von Park Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Main Street District will host its next Whats Up Main Street? meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at the Community Center (310 W. Main St.). The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the Community Strategic Vision of Main Street and all of A von Park and to develop a more cohesive Main Street Avon Park network where people can share information, happenings and events with others. We invite anyone who has an interest in Main Street Avon Parks future is encouraged to attend this meeting, said Wes Hoagland, CRA Redevelopment Director. We must first start with what we want our city to be and the vision for our future, then we can discuss how we get there. For more information, contact the CRA Redevelopment Director at (321) 287-6543 or 452-2039.Drug Free Highlands to meetSEBRING Drug Free Highlands next meeting is Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be at Florida Hospital Heartland Division in conference room No. 2. Events at local lodges, postsSEBRING The Sebring Moose Lodge will host the following events this week: Today Bingo 1 p.m. Sports or NASCAR. MondayHappy hour 3-6 p.m. Texas Hold-em 7-10 p.m. WOTM meeting 7 p.m T uesday Happy hour 3-6 p.m. Taco night 5-7 p.m. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Moose 2374 will host the following events this week: Today Karaoke with Bama Jam 3-6 p.m. Monday Legion meets 5:30 p.m. LOOM Officers meet 6:30 p.m. House Committee meets 6:30 p.m WOTM 7 p.m. LOOM General meeting 7:30 p.m. DOROTHYPILLSBURY Dorothy Lorraine Pillsbury, 81, of Sebring p assed away on Thursday, June 2, 2011 at the Hope Hospice facility. Dorothy is survived by her husband, Franklin Pillsbury, o f59 years. She is also survived by her daughter, Sandi Austin (Terry); her son, Mark Pillsbury (Lee Edwards, Chris and Amanda); and her grandson, Andrew Pillsbury. Dorothy was an active volunteer at the Heartland Christian School for the past four years. She was loved and admired by anyone who met her. Amemorial service is being planned for Saturday, June 11, 2011, at 11 a.m. at First Assembly of God in Sebring. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Hope Hospice, 4840 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, Fla. 33872 in celebration of Dorothy L. Pillsbury. JOHN WAYNE STOLL John Wayne Stoll, 71, passed away Wednesday, June 1, 2011 in Avon Park. He was born in Wellsville, N.Y., to Robert Warren and Virginia Mae (James) Stoll. Mr. Stoll was a mechanic for the Department of Defense, he served in the United States Marines during the Korean War. He was a member of St. Catherines Catholic Church in Sebring. He loved trains and model trains, and had been a resident of Sebring since 1998 coming from New York. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Kathleen M. Stoll of Sebring; sons, Christopher John Stoll (Tammi) of Atlanta, and Shawn Stoll (Noelle) of Sebring; brothers, Robert Stoll (Candace) of Pennsylvania and Gary Stoll (Kris) of Bolivar, N.Y.; sister, Patricia Turner (Bud) of New York; grandchildren, Noa Mae Stoll, Katie Stoll and T yler Stoll. He was preceded in death by his parents and his beloved Aunt Joanie Wetzel. Amemorial service will be held Friday, June 10, 2011 at 2 p.m. in the StephensonNelson Funeral Home in Avon Park, Florida. Memorial contributions may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Avon Park www.stephensonnelsonfh.com Death noticeJames Harold Todd 64, of Sebring died June 1, 2011. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 5A CLEVELAND, RON & DEBBIE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; main/obit page PRICE, PAULINE; 1.736"; 4"; Black; walter ellis family Stephenson Nelson ****; 7.444"; 5"; Black; 6/5/11 Cleveland, Ron and Debbie 3x10.5 Stephenson Nelson 4x5 Pauline Price 1x4 Continued from page 2A OBITUARIES COMMUNITYBRIEFS with parents, friends, and f amily as 327 candidates for graduation from Sebring High School filled half of t he floor in a sea of blue and white gowns. SHS graduated 27 summa cum laude students (4.48 or higher grade-point average), n ine magna cum laude students (GPAof 4.324.479) and 18 cum laude students (GPAof 4.04.319). Kathyrn Altman was one o f two students who addressed her fellow graduates during the ceremony. God has a plan for each of us. It is bigger and better t han our wildest dreams, Altman said. T wo students were recipients of the Highlands County S chool Board Citizenship A ward: Suzannah Beiner and Matthew Grubb. The award recognizes students who encompass several outstanding qualities including loyalty, honesty, responsibility and service. The Bailey Medal, an honor that recognizes the most considerate students, was presented to Grubb and Sharleen Focant. Resource officer Shannon Purvis spoke highly of the students during the commencement. I really love all these kids. I got a little emotional last night at the dinner...I am really going to miss this group, Purvis said. Purvis, along with four other Highlands County Sheriff Office employees, accompanied all the graduates that attended Project Graduation at Wet N Wild in Orlando Saturday night. The weekend ended with the graduation of 163 Lake Placid High School students, also at SFCC. As the commencement began, attendees were greeted by the University of Florida mascot Albert carrying a sign that said Were proud of Alex. Twenty-four students graduated summa cum laude, five students graduated magna cum laude and six students graduated cum laude. Matthew Padovano and Meesha Munnings addressed the students just before each graduate took their stroll across the stage to receive their diplomas. Continued from page 1A Seniors take their big walk Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. 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C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011www.newssun.com WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new By TAMARALUSH Associated PressST. PETERSBURG The tough task of guessing what hurricane season will look like could be even more difficult this year for forecasters, who wont be able to rely on the relatively predictable forces known as El Nino and La Nina. So far, forecasters are predicting that the season that began on Wednesday will be busier than normal, with as many as 18 named tropical storms, three to six of them major hurricanes. El Nino and La Nina warming and cooling trends in the ocean that can either rev up hurricanes or suppress them are expected to be essentially neutral, complicating any predictions. The last time temperatures were neutral was 2005, when hurricanes Katrina and Rita hammered the Gulf Coast with lethal results. With a strong La Nina or El Nino year, the forecast is much easier, said Dan Kottlowski, senior meteorologist at AccuWeather.com. Since we dont have a strong signal toward El Nino or La Nina, theres somewhat more uncertainty in trying to determine how strong this season will be. The La Nina effect is a cooling of Pacific Ocean waters near the equator. It decreases wind shear in the Atlantic and can give storms extra giddyap as they form. It has been linked to above-average hurricane seasons in the Atlantic. But it appears to be weakening. The opposite phenomenon, El Nino, warms Pacific waters, increases wind shear and can blow storms apart. But El Nino isnt happening this season. La Nina helped make last year the third-most active hurricane season on record, said meteorologist Jeff Masters, who writes a popular weather blog. Last year, there were 19 named storms, 12 of which became hurricanes, including Earl, which sideswiped North Carolina just before Labor Day weekend and was the first hurricane to threaten New England since 1991. The seasonal average is 11 named storms, including six hurricanes, two them major. Meteorologists say La Nina also contributed to this past winters barrage of blizzards in the northern United States, heavy summer flooding in Australia and recent tornadoes in the Southeastern U.S. But those events are no indication of what hurricane season might be like. Even though La Ninas cooling effect is expected to end by June or July, the federal Climate Prediction Center says it could continue to affect weather for months. To be sure, there were other important factors that caused last years tropical storms to form and strengthen: record warm Atlantic waters, low barometric pressure in the Caribbean Sea and favorable winds coming off Africa. Forecasters also looked at something called the multi decadal signal, or weather patterns that tend to last several decades. Since 1995, the Atlantic basin has been in a pattern of high activity. Meteorologists use all of these patterns, tools and data to predict the storm season, which runs through Nov. 30. The National Hurricane Center released its seasonal hurricane forecast May 19, while another prominent group of forecasters from the University of Colorado has already predicted that 2011 will have 16 named storms, nine hurricanes and five major hurricanes. The hurricanes could inflict more misery on places like Louisiana and Alabama that have been plagued by flooding and deadly twisters this spring. Ultimately, experts say, people should take note of the seasonal forecasts but not rely on them. Having an emergency kit and an evacuation plan is important even if the season isnt expected to be active. Said Kottlowski: You prepare for the worst, regardless of what the forecast is. Marshall Gaines, 75, recently moved from Maine to a barrier island on the Gulf of Mexico near St. Petersburg. He visited city hall and was given him a brochure on what to do to prepare for a hurricane none of which he has done yet. He said that his top hurricane-season priorities are stockpiling water and batteries, obtaining renters insurance and determining which shelters or hotels take pets in case he and his two dogs must evacuate. Im not too worried, I guess, he said. Im planning on getting the basics. Certainly, hurricanes are a possibility. Predicting hurricane season could be tough MCTphoto Hurricane Rita in 2005 was the last landfalling hurricane in Florida. Associated PressTALLAHASSEE The American Civil Liberties Union of Florida is suing to stop enforcement of a new elections law that critics say was written to discourage voters likely to support Democrats. ACLU Florida argues in the suit filed Friday that the changes in election law must first be approved by the federal Justice Department to ensure that they arent discriminatory. The law created tighter restriction on groups that conduct voter registration drives, requires voters who change their address at the polls to cast a provisional ballot and reduces the number of early voting days. Critics say minorities are often the target of voter registration drives and that the provision that doesnt allow voters to cast a regular ballot if theyve changed addresses will disproportionately affect lower income residents and college students.Scott signs pill mills billFORTLAUDERDALE Gov. Rick Scott has signed a new law aimed at controlling the states pill mills by penalizing doctors who overprescribe painkillers, tightening rules for operating pharmacies and authorizing a prescription-drug monitoring database. Scott signed the bill Friday in Fort Lauderdale. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 7A FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND A/P; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, heart Florida Hospital Heartland (heart) 5x13 color p romise, he said. The two in rotation camelina does better in cool to cold weathe r, kenaf thrives in the heat ensures fields are in cons tant use. One drawback of kenaf, however, is that the leaves c losely resemble those of marijuana plants. Law enforcement officials will have to be trained how to tell the difference should the p lant become a major cash crop. Both are excellent biomass producers and have multiple uses, including prov iding food stock for cattle. Best of all, they are very low m aintenance once established. They can grow in sleeping pastures, dead groves and empty lots, Alleyne said. They dont need fertilizers, and after some irrigat ion for a month, they can go to just rain. Because the federal government is serious about alternative fuels, Alleyne s aid, USDABCAP(Biomass Crop Assistance Program) subsidies are available. He warns, however, a key component is still missing processing plants and a marketing plan. Local processing plants are coming, but none are in operation yet. Different plant materials will require different processes. Transportation of raw resources and finished product is an issue as well. Alleyne said with investment, Highlands County could become the biomass capital of the state. The county is ideally suited and has tremendous potential, he said. We still have the vast expanse of land here. The private sector has begun to invest. Acooperative, USCJO, is already reaching out to growers in Highlands County. Alleyne hopes growers or owners of empty property reach out to him. He will happily give tours of the demonstration plant material and answer questions. For more information call 402-6540. Continued from page 2A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Dr. John Alleyne, of the Highlands County Extension Office, shows the root system of kenaf, a bio-mass producing plant that has proven ideal for local climate conditions. The extensive tap root means the plant, once established, can thrive on rain water alone. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY These are the leaves of a kenaf plant.One drawback, the leaves closely resemble those of marijuana plants. Law enforcement officials will have to be trained how to tell the difference should the plant become a major cash crop. Crops could be future of county ag tigation it was determined the vehicle involved in the crash was connected to the 2009 missing persons report about Moran. The remains found at the accident site and later identified by the District 19 Medical Examiner as being Moran. Preliminary investigation indicates the accident took place around the time of the original disappearance, Hayes stated. It was reported that the remains were discovered by Billy Jack Cole of Canal Point, who stopped to honor the death of his cousin who had died in the same area according to the Martin County Sheriffs Office. The Martin County report states that Cole observed what appeared to be a human skull and informed another individual, Jessica Arnel, who then called 911. Martin County Deputy Anthony Grillo, who was dispatched to the scene, discovered human bones, the two titanium knees Moran was reported to have had, and what appeared to be a green pullover shirt, red underpants and dark-colored pants the same items Moran was reportedly wearing when she went missing. Grillo also discovered Morans red Nissan, which was about 80 feet from a sharp curve on U.S. 441, and Morans purse with identification. The airbags were deployed and the windshield was broken, according to the report. Continued from page 1A Woman missing since 2009 found By GREG BLUESTEIN Associated PressATLANTA An Atlanta federal courtroom will soon become the latest battlefield in the ongoing fight over President Barack Obamas health care overhaul. Athree-judge panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear arguments Wednesday on whether to reverse a Florida judges ruling that struck down vast portions of the law. Acast of all-star attorneys who represent 26 states challenging the law will face off against the might of the Justice Department, which claims the legislative branch had the authority to enact the wide-ranging changes. The ruling, the nature of the parties, Id like to think the quality of the advocates, makes it a very important argument, said Greg Katsas, who is representing the National Federation of Independent Business during oral arguments. The NFIB opposes the law. Former U.S. Solicitor Paul Clement represents the challenging states and Acting U.S. Solicitor Neal Katyal will speak for the government. T wo similar lawsuits are pending in Virginia. Three federal judges have upheld the law and two have invalidated it. U.S. District Judge Roger Vinsons ruling went the furthest. It not only struck down a requirement that nearly all Americans carry health insurance, but it also threw out other provisions ranging from Medicare discounts for some seniors to a change that allows adult children up to age 26 to remain on their parentscoverage. Appeals court to hear health care overhaul lawsuit Wednesday The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN
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C M Y K By ANNE DINNOCENZIO and CHUCK BARTELS Associated PressF AYETTEVILLE, Ark. Expanding globally and marketing to the next generation customer are Wal-Mart Stores Inc.s long-term goals, i ts CEO told shareholders Friday, but the company also needs to fix slumping domestic sales. Wal-Mart President and CEO Mike Duke outlined a five-point program at WalMarts annual meeting to help the company sell more on the Internet at home and abroad while keeping its costs and prices low. Our next-generation customer will include millions who are striving to join the emerging global middle class, Duke said. Theyre connected to the world through smartphones and social media. Theyre in charge of when they shop and how they shop, and they know who has the lowest prices. Offering consistent low prices will win the trust and loyalty of those customers, Duke said. Duke pledged that WalMart will continue to grow through also opening new stores and acquiring other retailers. This week, WalMart won approval for its $2.4 billion purchase of a majority share in South African retailer Massmart. But Duke said the worlds largest retailer will also win new customers in Chicago and New York, where WalMart has struggled to win approval to build stores. Wal-Mart is working to increase its sales presence on the Internet, particularly in China and the U.S., an effort that Duke says must extend to all countries in which the company operates. We can combine our stores, our systems and our logistics expertise into one continuous channel to drive growth and serve the next generation customer around the world, Duke said. We will play to win in this area also. Duke also promised the company would to do more to develop diverse management and keep striving for higher sustainability goals, which he said customers want to see. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 9A MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; main ff top right only CREATIVE FLOORS; 3.639"; 3"; Black; toma DOT'S RESTAURANT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; toma EDWARD JONES/ED BURNSIDE***; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/5/11 BUSINESS PRECO strongly encourages its nearly 35,000 member/consumers to create a personal hurricane plan, including an emergency food and supply kit. Members are also asked to verify and update personal contact numbers with the cooperative. This enables the co-op to quickly locate and repair storm-related outages. For your own personal safety and that of line workers, only a licensed electrician should connect an emergency backup generator to your homes electrical system. For more hurricane tips or to update member account information, contact Peace River Electric toll-free at 1800-282-3824. Continued from page 8A Special to the News-SunSEBRING As Americans move past the economic downturn and begin considering plans for i nvesting in the coming year, many believe that technology stocks and gold will set the pace for 2011. In a recent survey from f inancial services firm Edward Jones, more than one-third (36 percent) of Americans said that they believe technology stocks will perform best in 2011. G old followed close behind with 31 percent of A mericans betting on a positive performance in 2011. While Americans believe t hat technology stocks and gold will perform the best t his year, its important that they keep a diversified and balanced portfolio despite their predictions, said Kate Warne, investment strategist a t Edward Jones. What seems likely to perform best a t the beginning of the year may stumble. Unpredictable events highlight the need for b road diversification. Gender seemed to influe nce this sentiment as 40 percent of female respondents indicated they expect t echnology stocks to perform best, while more than onethird of male respondents ( 37 percent) indicated they believe gold will be the winn er this year. Age was also a factor as nearly half of Americans (47 percent) between the ages of 18 and 34 were considerably more o ptimistic about technology stocks than those in older age brackets. Geographically, respondents in the West indicated they were more bullish on technology stock performance in 2011 than their counterparts in the rest of the country, with 42 percent responding that they are optimistic about investing in technology this year. Our research of golds performance since 1970 indicates that gold tends to fall as quickly as it rises, and over longer-term periods, it fails to match the performance of stocks as represented by the S&P500, Warne said. Our research also shows that gold tends to be considerably more volatile than the S&P500, Warne said, citing that since 1970 Edward Jones found that 35 percent of the 10-year periods measured resulted in a loss for an investment in gold, compared to a mere 6 percent for the S&P500. Optimism about golds performance was higher among respondents with lower incomes. Thirty-seven percent of those polled in the lowest income bracket (respondents whose income was less than $35,000 per year) indicated they believe gold will do best in 2011 and only 25 percent of those in the highest bracket (respondents whose income exceeded $100,000 per year) express the same sentiment. Americans also noted that they were still uncertain about the performance of blue chip stocks as only 10 percent believe those stocks will perform the best this year. Similarly, real estate stocks scored low, as only 9 percent think it will outperform other asset classes. However, respondents in the Northeast showed more optimism than their peers around the country, with 14 percent indicating they expect real estate stocks to surpass other investments. The study of 1,019 respondents, conducted by Opinion Research Corporation on behalf of Edward Jones, revealed that household income and size influenced Americans choice of stocks. Respondents with a household income of more than $100,000 believe that technology stocks will perform significantly better (39 percent) than gold (25 percent). For more information about Edward Jones in the Sebring area, please contact: Alan J Holmes, Sebring, 2160 Lakeview Drive, 382-4450 Chris Boylan, Lake Placid, 581 Dal Hall Blvd., 465-6444 Edward Davidson, Sebring, 382-4450 Edward J. Burnside, Sebring, 4846 Sun N Lake Blvd., 385-0064 Joe von Merveldt, Sebring, 926 Sebring Square, 385-3600 Tim Brinling, Sebring, 17 Ryant Blvd No. 6, 3828644. 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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011www.newssun.com CHATHAM POINTE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/5,19,26 DUMMY 09; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sponsor h. cultural alliance Breakfasts and lunches being served in the Highlands County School District for the upcoming week of June 6-8 include: HIGH SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and C heese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Managers choice or penne pasta, meat sauce, garlic breads tick, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepp eroni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill s tack, Peanut Butter and J elly sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked french f ries, orange glazed carrots, cheddar cheese stick, tossed salad, applesauce snacking cake, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, a ssorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice s lushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken b iscuit, Cheerios, Trix c ereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, c heese filled breadstick, a pplesauce, assorted fresh f ruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Homestyle turkey roast, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, M ama Sofias cheese p izza, Mama Sofias c heeseburger pizza, ham s ub meal, turkey sub meal, d ill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, m ashed potatoes, brown gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, cocoa clodhoppers, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. W ednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Grilled cheese sandwich, cheeseburger, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, ham sub meal, dill stack, chef salad meal, PBJ sandwich meal, baked beans, carrots and dip, string cheese, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, cocoa clodhoppers, potato chips, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. ACADEMYSCHOOLS Monday Lunch Managers choice or chili, saltine crackers, corn cobbettes, tossed salad, glazed berries and cherries, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Lunch Baked chicken, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green beans, dried blueberries, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. W ednesday Lunch Grilled cheese sandwich, baked beans, carrots and dip, assorted juice, cocoa clodhoppers, potato chips, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. MIDDLE SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and Cheese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Sausage biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Managers choice or chili, saltine crackers, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich meal, chef salad meal, corn cobbettes, tossed salad, Colby Jack cheese stick, glazed berries and cherries, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Baked chicken, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Breakfast pizza, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch Grilled cheese sandwich, cheeseburger, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, ham sub meal, dill stack, chef salad meal, PBJ sandwich meal, baked beans, carrots and dip, string cheese, potato chips, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. ELEMENTARYSCHOOLS Monday Breakfast Egg and Cheese Daybreaker, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon T oast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Maple waffle stick, string cheese, orange juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, turkey chef salad, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green peas, rosy applesauce, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. T uesday Breakfast Breakfast burrito, salsa, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Chicken biscuit, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, very berry bread, apple juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, ham chef salad, green beans, vanilla clodhoppers, cut fresh fruit, orange juice slushy, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Very berry bread, apple juice, chocolate milk, chicken biscuit, strawberry cup, chocolate milk. Lunch Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, grilled cheese sandwich, Sun Chips, diced pears, carrots and di p, apple juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk KINDERGARTEN LEARNING CENTER Monday Lunch Chicke n nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green peas, rosy applesauce, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. T uesday Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, green beans, vanilla clodhoppers, cut fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Lunch Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, grilled cheese sandwich, Sun Chips, diced pears, carrots and dip, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, Goldfish crackers, apricot cup, carrots and dip, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. SCHOOLMENUS Chatham Pointe 3x10.5 Heartland Cultural Alliance 3x10.5 Axxis Advertising 2x4 color
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-Sun News-Sun, Sunday, June 5, 2011Page 11A IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000598 MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, vs. DANIELLE MARIE CONNERS, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANIELLE MARIE CONNERS; HIGHLANDS COUNTY; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; GERARD SERVICES, INC.; COMMON WEALTH FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on May 9, 2011, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: UNIT 11-A, THE MANORS: COMMENCE AT A POINT AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 1, BLOCK 7, SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST AND THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF LAKE AVENUE, (SAID POINT BEING 25.00 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF LAKE AVENUE); THENCE RUN WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 1, BLOCK 7, FOR A DISTANCE OF 194.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 02'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 310.00 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 0 DEGREES 02'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 35.00 FEET;THENCE WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 85.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 02'' WEST FORA DISTANCE OF35 FEET; THENCE EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 85.00 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL LYING AND BEING IN LOT 1, BLOCK 7, SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 1452 N. MELROSE DR., AVON PARK, FL 33825; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on June 22, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 24th day of May, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk June 5, 12, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 11-66 GCS IRENE SWANSON, CHARLES SWANSON, and CIS INVESTMENTS, INC., a Florida corporation, Plaintiff,vs. WILLIE JAMES NELSON; PATRICIA A. KING; RITA F. MURPHY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 2, Block 145, KENILWORTH HEIGHTS, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 59, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; LESS so much thereof as may lie within the road and road right of way of Kenilworth Boulevard.at public sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 21st day of June, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. SIGNED this 27th day of May, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINEClerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk June 5, 12, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 09000161GCS AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff vs. HERMES GIRON, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated May 23, 2011, entered in Civil Case Number 09000161GCS in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, wherein AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC is the Plaintiff, and HERMES GIRON, et al, are the Defendants, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 27, IN BLOCK 49, OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES, SECTION TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 34, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and bet bidder, for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, in Basement of Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33871 at 11:00 A.M. on 20th day of June, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated: May 26, 2011. Highlands County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak June 5, 12, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-001091 SEC.: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, v. JAYSON DYALL; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; HIGHLANDS COUNTY; ERMELINDA RAMOS. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 9, 2011, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2010-CA-001091 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 14th day of June, 2011, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 12, 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. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Office of the Court Administrator Phone: (863) 534-4686 TDD: (863) 534-7777 or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid of service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 17TH DAY OF May, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak DEPUTY CLERK HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA May 29; June 5, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 10-1001 GCS CHRISTOPHER A. SELPH, Plaintiff,vs. JESSICA CANDELARIO; MELVIN CANDELARIO; SEBRING HEART CENTER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to afinal decree of foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: West 1/2 of Lot 18, Block E of SILVER FOX RANCH, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 41, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, together with a Road Easement over the North 25 feet of the East 1/2 of Lot 18 as reserved in O.R. Book 971, Page 195, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, together with a 1972 DOLP mobile home ID#5067 and title #5250813.at public sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 21st day of June, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. SIGNED this 27th day of May, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINEClerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk June 5, 12, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 28-2010-CA-000233-A BRAMIC, LLC DEFINED BENEFIT PENSION PLAN, Plaintiff(s), vs LISA LONG A/K/A LISA ANN LONG, et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to an Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure, dated May 11, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Sebring Courthouse basement in the Jury Assembly Room, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 in accordance with F.S. 45.031., at 11:00 a.m. on the 20th day of June, 2011, the following described real and personal property: Lots 24, 25 and the Southeasterly 10 feet of Lot 26, Block 190, WOODLAWN TERRACE, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 96, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Parcel ID S-20-34-29-150-1900-0240 Street Address: 1055 Bellevue Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 Dated this May 17, 2011. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk May 29; June 5, 2011 PUBLIC MEETINGS NOTICE The Heartland Workforce Finance & Operations Committee will hold a teleconference meeting at 1:30pm on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, originating at the Heartland Workforce Administrative Office, 5901 US Hwy 27 South, Suite 1, Sebring, FL 33870. Interested persons should arrive no later than 1:25pm. Topic of the meeting is the 2011-12 HW budget among others. A teleconference meeting of the Heartland Workforce Executive Board will be held at 9:30 am on Wednesday, June 15, 2011, originating at the Heartland Workforce Administrative Office (address above). Interested persons should arrive no later than 9:25am. Topic of the meeting is the 2011-12 HW budget among others. See agendas posted on the Heartland Workforce website at www.hwib.org June 5, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 10-000220-GCS BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY Plaintiff(s), vs. CHARLES H. DAMRON, et al., Defendat(s) DIVISION NO. HIGHLANDS Section. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 11, 2010, and entered in Case No. 10-000220-GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein BRANCH BANKING AND TRUST COMPANY is the Plaintiff and CHARLES H. DAMRON is the Defendant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the main entrance of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 20th day of June, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 54, PINE AND LAKE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHTS TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BEEN TITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORDS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at HIGHLANDS County, Florida, this 27th day of May, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, Clerk HIGHLANDS County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk June 5, 12, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001213 TAYLOR, BEAN AND WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. DEBBIE STEEDLEY, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated May 23, 2011 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001213 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC., is the Plaintiff and DEBBIE STEEDLEY; MARK E. STEEDLEY AKA MARK STEEDLEY; AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC.; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; TENANT #1 N/K/A BLAKE STEEDLEY are the Defendants. The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 22nd day of June, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 3, BLOCK A, KAYWOOD ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGE 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 20 N. Lotela Avenue, Avon Park, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on May 27, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08078108 SAXONFID-SPECFHLMC-Team 5 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. June 5, 12, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-227 IN RE: ESTATE OF FREDERICK BADEN 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 FREDERICK BADEN, deceased, File Number PC 11-227, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was February 18, 2011; that the total value of the estate is $33,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Christopher S. Baden 7861 N. Higgins Feather Dr. Tucson, AZ 85743 Cynthia S. Thomas 14993 Windsor Lane Noblesville, IN 46060 Pamela S. Kester 23620 NE Canyon Loop Rd. Battle Ground,WA 98604 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 29, 2011. Person Giving Notice: CHRISTOPHER BADEN 70861 N. Higgins Feather Dr. Tucson, AZ 85743 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: CLIFFORD R. RHOADES, ESQ. Florida Bar No.: 308714 2141 Lakeview Drive Sebring, FL 33870 (863)385-0346 May 29; June 5, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000231 WELLS FARGO BANK,NA, Plaintiff, vs. DOUGLAS L. ELFERS, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JENNIFER A. GREEN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 235 SQUIRREL POINT LORIDA, FL 33857 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: LOT 78, ISTOKPOGA SHORES, UNIT NO. 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, AT PAGE 49, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Florida Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 26th day of May, 2011. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk June 5, 12, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000199 AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JANICE L. GOKA, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN BENEFICIARY OF THE TRUST, UNDER THE GOKA FAMILY TRUST CREATED BY TRUST AGREEMENT DATED JULY 21, 2008 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: LOT 6, BLOCK 11, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION G, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Florida Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 26th day of May, 2011. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk June 5, 12, 2011 1050Legals 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. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (2) ... $20 each is NOT allowed. The customer can list the ads as Chairs (2) ... $40 for both. To list an ad stating Each, the ad must be charged at the non-discounted rate, using the Open Rate pricing. No commercial items are allowed to be placed under our Bargain Buys specials. 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Page 12ANews-Sun Sunday, June 5, 2011www.newssun.com STATE OF INDIANA COUNTY OF WAYNE SS: IN THE WAYNE COUNTY CIRCUIT COURT 2011 TERM CAUSE NUMBER: 89C01-1105-MI-00020 IN THE MATTER OF THE NAME CHANGE OF: Alejandra Herrera-Quiroz NOTICE OF PUBLICATION TO PUBLISH IN: The News-Sun 2227 US 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870 Please take notice that Yolanda Quiroz-Bello, hereinafter referred to as the Petitioner, has filed a Verified Petition for Name Change with the Wayne County Circuit Court seeking permission to change the petitioner's daughters name to Alejandra Quiroz-Bello on the birth certificate of her child, Alejandra Herrera-Quiroz. Said Petition will be heard by this court on the 21st day of July, 2011, at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as Counsel can be heard. Said Petitioner is represented by Jeffrey T. Arnold, #17006-64, 410 South D Street, Richmond, Indiana, 47374, 765-962-3344. Anyone objecting to the Petition may file written objections, or may appear for the purpose of contesting said name change at the time and place of the hearing. /s/ Jo Ann Stewart Wayne County Clerk of Courts June 5, 12, 19, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-001086 ROSE ACCEPTANCE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. WANDA L. WARD, STEVEN M. GUELFF, D.M.D., P.A., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on March 14, 2011, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: SOUTHWEST QUARTER (SW 1/4) OF BLOCK TWENTY (20), DESOTO CITY SECOND SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 39 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1995 FLEETCRAFT MOBILE HOME SERIAL #GAFLS34A214590K21 AND GAFLS34B214590K21 MOBILE VIN #GAFLS34A214590K21 AND GAFLS34B214590K21 and commonly known as: 6211 FARA ST, SEBRING, FL 33876; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on June 20, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 16th day of May, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk June 5, 12, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10THJUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 10525GCS Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. Benjamin J. Taylor, Highlands County, a Political Subdivision of the State of Florida, Regina Gaskins; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 9th, 2011, and entered in Case No. 10525GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC, is Plaintiff, and Benjamin J. Taylor, Highlands County, a Political Subdivision of the State of Florida, Regina Gaskins; are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M. on the 14th day of June, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 4 and Lot 5, in Block 142, Northside Sub-division, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 32, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Together with a 1988 Homes of Merit Doublewide Mobile Home. I.D.#CF24824788A/CF24824788B, Title #45032945/44997022 Located: 6614 Old Orchard Avenue, Sebring, FL 33876 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 17th day of May, 2011. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Prisicilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk May 25; June 1, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 10-00777 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007-1, Plaintiff, vs. ESTHER CALLAHAN, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated May 23, 2011, and entered in Case No. 10-00777 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for NovaStar Mortgage Funding Trust, Series 2007-1, is the Plaintiff and Esther Callahan, Greg Callahan, Tenant #1 n/k/a Helen Alexander, are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 21st day of June, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 75, BLOCK 196 OF REPLAT OF BLOCKS 183, 184 AND 196, SUN N LAKE ESTATES (SAID SUBDIVISION ALSO BEING KNOWN AS REPLAT A PORTION OF SUN N LAKES ESTATES, SECTION 17, 18 AND 19), ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 99, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 512 MORNINGSIDE DR., LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-4301 A/K/A 2501 SUNRISE DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33872 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 27th day of May, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak June 5, 12, 2011DUMMY 09 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 C M Y K
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-Sun Sunday, June 5, 20111Page 13A Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-98761995 ISUZUHydraulic Low Rider, one owner garage kept, Dayton rims gold & chrome, mahogany gold steering wheel, 10 switches & 5 new batteries, 38.000K. $5700 obo 863-381-4948 9450Automotive for Sale 9000 Transportation 8000 Recreation NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. KITTENS, FREEto a good home. Call 863-840-0311 7520Pets & SuppliesLARGE GANGsize tool box & 2 door side tool box for truck both for $350.00 Call 863-314-0387. 7380Machinery & Tools VACUUM -bagless upright, reconditioned & completely cleaned, New belt & works like new. $25 863-402-2285 GLASSWARE -Ruby Red Cape Cod by Avon. 6 glasses, candle set, S & P set and bowl. All for $37.50 863-214-6697 ELEPHANT -Wall plaque / Brown wrought iron. with 3 hanging pegs. $5 863-214-6697 COMPUTER CHAIRPadded with arms, adjustable. $15. Call 863-655-1953 10" POWERmiter box / Delta / blade resharpened. Older but works excellent. $50 863-402-2285 7310Bargain Buys TELEVISION -60" Philips / like new / seldom used / normal usage equivalent to 1 year. $500. 863-385-2613 BEDROOM SETKing bed complete w/ mattresses, shelf headboard, 9 drawer dresser w/ mirror, nightstand. Medium brown. $300 firm. 863-253-9838 7300Miscellaneous SOFA /RECLINER by BROYHILL. 7ft. long, Blue, very good condition. $150 207-837-3708 FUTON $60.obo. Call 863-202-0364 COUCH, 2chairs & area rugs. Good cond. $400. Call 863-443-1780 ADJUSTABLE BEDSw/vibrate option. 2 twins attached to large headboard. Excellent cond. Call 863-386-1024. 7180FurnitureANTIQUES -Bed Small Walnut Wood / Small Spinning Wheel / Blue Currier and Ives Dishes (set or pieces) All in excellent condition. 863-382-9903 7060Antiques -CollectibleWASHER &DRYER set. Not very pretty but it works great! $250. Obo. Call 863-414-8327 7040Appliances 7000 MerchandiseSEBRING HILLS2/2/2 Screened Porch. Modern updated home. Enjoy low electric bills. Appl. incl. 1 yr. lease, no pets or smoke. $725. per mo. + sec. Call 863-381-3990 6300Unfurnished Houses NOW ACCEPTINGAPPLICATIONS Veranda Breeze / Apartments and Townhomes / Affordable Housing / Income Restrictions Apply / 2-3 & 4 Bedrooms / Playground / Clubhouse / Resident Activities / 2308 Wightman Avenue Sebring, FL. 33870 TTY/TDD 711 Phone 863-382-0044 KEY LAKEVILLASLAKEFRONT LIVING IN SEBRING 2 Bedroom townhouse unit. Clean & quiet, Screen porch, Outside patio, Central air, Washer/Dryer hookup, $590/mo., first & security. No Pets. 863-465-2740 BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING 2BR, 1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping, building 5 yrs. new. Pets OK. $595 month. 3106 Medical Way. Call 863-446-1822 AVON PARKClean, Quiet: Studios 1BR, 1BA / 2BR, 2BA Apts., form $375/mp. New tile & appliances, screened patios & W/D hook up. Students/Seniors Discount Call 863-602-4683 AVON PARK1BR, 1BA, lights & water included. Older Lady only! $675 per mo. 2082 W. Argonaut Rd. 863-657-2381 6200UnfurnishedApartments PLACID LAKESDUPLEX 2Br / 2Ba. Nicely furn. or unfurnished. C/H/A. Immaculate. Lawn care included. Near golf & fishing. Short term /mo./yearly. 863-699-0045 DUPLEX LEASE2/2/1 1300 Schlosser Rd. Sebring. All appliances, no pets. Lawn maintenance incl. $550.mo. + security. Call 863-452-0996 for appt. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsSEBRING RENTw/option to buy. 2/2 Double Wide Mobile Home. $525. 3303 Highlander. Call 863-446-2414 5150Mobile HomesFor RentPALM HARBORHOMES Has 3 Modular Homes Available at HUGE Savings Over 40K Off Call Today! 800-622-2832 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile Homes 4000 Real EstateSEBRING RACEShop seeks partner. 1/2 mi. from Sebring Raceway. 5000 sq. ft. w/4 lifts, compressor & plumbed. Chasis Dyno, Tire Machines, Mig Welder. previously used for a Race Team. Looking for funded partner for auto repair/performance shop. Serious inquiries only. Call 305-797-0005 or email email@example.com 3050BusinessOpportunities 3000 Financial VACANCY FOR Administrative Assistant Spring Lake Improvement District The Spring Lake Improvement District is accepting applications for a full time Administrative Assistant. The primary functions of this position are to assist with the business operations of the District and to manage the daily function of the District office, with emphasis on the water department. Applicants are required to minimally have a High School degree and be fully knowledgeable and skilled with: Microsoft Office Professional software; Excel spreadsheets; using Access for export and mail merge; Power Point; uploading documents and photo's to web sites; ability to use water billing system; and possession of a notary license is preferred. Additionally, at least five years of demonstrated fund accounting basics and experience is a high priority for this position. The District offers a benefit package that includes hospitalization and major medical. Resumes meeting the above requirements should be mailed to: Diane Angell, District Administrator, Spring Lake Improvement District, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida 33876. Applicants should also include their compensation requirements. Deadline for submitting resumes will be the close of District business on Friday, Jun 17, 2011. Joe DeCerbo District Manager Spring Lake Improvement District May 22, 25, 29, 2011 June 5, 12, 2011 SEMI DRIVERPT, Lake Placid. Clean CDL. Drug Free Work Place. Call 863-699-5300, if no answer leave message. SEEKING DIALYSIS RN with experience or will train the right person for a state-of-the-art dialysis clinic. We offer an excellent salary and benefit package. Please call or fax resume to: Peggy Phone: 863-382-9443 or Fax: 863-382-9242 SEEKING *Web / Graphics designer. Must have multi platform experience Fax 863-471-2565 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org RESIDENTIAL CLEANINGCo. Needs part time help, 15-25 hrs., week days only. Good Pay. Must be reliable, outgoing & highly motivated. Call 863-414-2244. ORTHOPEDIC SHOESMACHINE OPERATOR, FL 40 HRS/WK. Associate degree in Design Orthopedic Shoe or 5 years experience in jobs custom orthopedic shoes, with many abilities and dynamics, Drug Test Background Check, written reference required. Non smoking at place of employment, available on weekends and overtime as required. Immediately available. Mail resume only to: LOPEZ AND ASSOCIATES, AGENT FOR EMPLOYER, 123 US HWY 27 SOUTH, SEBRING, FL. 33870 DENTAL ASSISTANT(FT) Certified & Bilingual (English / Spanish) a must. Please fax your resume to: (863) 386-0770 or email to: email@example.com 2100Help Wanted ORAL COMMUNICATIONINSTRUCTORS (PT) positions for day & evening classes at SFCC's campuses in Highlands, Hardee & Desoto counties. Min. master's degree required. Teaching exp. preferred. Visit our website, www.southflorida.edu/hr for complete info. (863)784-7132. EA/EO LPN'S &PRN'S Wanted, Avon Park Cluster. Must have valid Drivers License & High School Diploma. Fax Resume to: 863-452-6514 or Call 863-452-5141 HOUSEKEEPER PT. Needed to clean Condo's 1 to 2 days a week. Drug Free Work Place. Position has been filled EXPERIENCED PROPERTYMANAGER wanted for a new Affordable Apartment Complex in Sebring. Must have lease up experience and knowledge of One -site software. Individual must be a self starter, organized, takes pride in their work and able to start immediately. DFWP/EOE 863-382-0044 EXPERIENCED MECHANICto work on farm equipment, diesel & gasoline engines, fabrication and electrical. Computer exp. to shop for parts, input inventory and research parts a must. Florida Drivers license required. DFWP. Call 863-465-2821 or apply 8am 11am & 1pm. 4pm. Monday Friday @ 109 Arron Dr., Lake Placid Fl. END-USER SUPPORTANALYST (PT) Responsible for installing microcomputer software, and installing and maintaining computer hardware. Associates degree in Computer Science/Data Processing & min. of 2 yrs. computer-related exp. required. $13-$15/hr. Deadline: 5pm. 6/16/11. Visit www.southflorida.edu/hr for full requirements. (863)784-7132. EA/EO ASSOCIATE REPS SUMMER WORK GREAT PAY Immediate FT/PT openings, Customer sales/services, no exp. necessary. Conditions apply. All ages 17+. Call 863-658-4391 ASSISTANT PHARMACYMANAGER. Assist with daily operations of pharmacy. Compound and dispense prescribed meds. Requires B.S. in Pharmacy or Pharm.D., Fl. pharmacist license. Competitive salary. Job location and interview in Sebring, Fl. Send resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org Publix Super Markets. EOE. 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1100Announcements 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsCHECK YOUR ADPlease check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified Classified ads get fast results DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 385-6155 HIGHLANDS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASING INVITATION TO BID (ITB) The Board of County Commissioners (BCC), Highlands County, Sebring, Florida, will receive sealed bids in the County Purchasing Department for: ITB No. 11-046 SEBRING PARKWAY PHASE III RELOCATION OF GOPHER TORTOISES (PROJECT No. 09021). Specifications may be obtained by downloading from our website: www.hcbcc.net or by contacting: Danielle Gilbert, Assistant Director, Highlands County General Services / Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803 Telephone: 863-402-6524, E-Mail: email@example.com Submit one (1) originals and three (3) copies of your bid form, bid security and other required data in a sealed envelope and marked with the bid number and name so as to identify the enclosed bid submittal. Bids must be delivered to Highlands County Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M., Thursday, June 16, 2011 at which time they will be opened. Bids received later than the date and time as specified will be rejected. The Board will not be responsible for the late deliveries of bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail or any other type of delivery service. One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance at either or both of the above meetings. Highlands County Local Preference Policy will apply to the award of this bid. Vendors submitting responses must submit bids on all work to receive consideration. A Bid Bond or Cashiers Check in an amount of five percent (5%) of the bid must be included on bids over $100,000.00. If the successful bid is greater than $200,000.00, a Public Construction Bond will be required. Bid must be accompanied by evidence of bidder's qualifications to do business in the State of Florida, in accordance with F.S. 489. The principal features of the Project are: LUMP SUM PRICE BID: THE PROJECT CONSISTS OF RELOCATING GOPHER TORTOISES WITHIN THE SEBRING PARKWAY PHASE III 130 FEET WIDE OF RIGHT-OF-WAY, WHICH RUNS NORTH OF SEBRING PARKWAY PHASE I AT THE 90 DEGREE CURVE THROUGH THE 130 FEET WIDE STRIP OF THE ABANDONED RAILROAD RIGHT-OF-WAY TO APPROXIMATELY COLLEGE DRIVE AND MEMORIAL BOULEVARD. THE AWARDED BIDDER MUST OBTAIN PERMITS FROM THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION (FWC) BEFORE TORTOISES CAN BE MOVED. THE PEDESTRIAN SURVEY, CONDUCTED BY POLSTON ENGINEERING, INC., LOCATED 29 ACTIVE TORTOISE BURROWS AND 11 INACTIVE BURROWS. UPON RELOCATION OF THE GOPHER TORTOISES, THE COUNTY WILL PROCEED IN CLEARING THE SITE FOR THE FUTURE ROADWAY CONSTRCUTION. All workmanship and materials shall meet the requirement of the Florida Department of Transportation Standard Specifications for Road and Bridge Construction (dated 2010) and be in compliance with all permits issued. The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners (HCBCC / COUNTY) reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any parts thereof, and the award, if an award is made, will be made to the most responsive and responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of Highlands County. The Board reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions, including one's access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Highlands County is an equal opportunity employer, a fair housing advocate and a handicap accessible jurisdiction. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Melissa Bruns, ADA Coordinator at: 863-402-6509 (Voice), or via Florida Relay Service 711, or by e-mail: HYPERLINK "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" email@example.com. Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service. Board of County Commissioners Purchasing Department Highlands County, Florida Website: HYPERLINK "http://www.hcbcc.net" www.hcbcc.net May 29; June 5, 2011 Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 CITY OF SEBRING 2X2CROSS COUNTRY 3X10.5DUMMY 09 PAGE DESIGNERHIGHPOINT/ NORTHGATE FURNITURE 1X3
C M Y K The public outcry from Chicago Bulls fans, Michael Jordan fans and many basketball aficionados was loud and angry. This was, of course, last week when former Jordan teammate and fellow Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen said that while Jordan was the best scorer in NBAhistory, LeBron James might be the best all-around player. He pulled back, of course, after the backlash, proclaiming he meant to say James could become the best allaround player. My fellow Bullsfaithful may get on me about this. May? Of course they will, vociferously but I dont think Pippen needed to back off of his original statement. If Jordan is regarded by many as the best player of all time, then from a purely physical standpoint, James very well might be the bett er player. Everything that Jordan could do, physically, on the basketball court, James can do as well. SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Sunday, June 5, 2011 News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Seth Cannady got it started with his lofted home run to right. Jimmy Peck followed with a blast just inside the left-field foul pole. Josh Crouch then hit a frozen rope that cleared the leftcenter field fence by inches. Daniel Simons then finished of the back-to-back-to-back-to-back home run streak with this rocket to right. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE The Highlands County YMCA was crowded Saturday morning as more than 100 swimmers, ranging in age from 5 to 23, took to the pool as the Sebring Hurricanes Swim Team hosted Lake Placid Aquatics and the Hardee Swim Association in summer swim meet action. See Wednesdays News-Sun for results of the event. Swimming away in the summertime Courtesy photo Sebring softball players Lauren Welborn, left, and Kaitlyn Ostrander appeared on Ed Lynch's Sports Talk Saturday, May 28.. The show was temporarily hosted by Larry Johnson in Lynchs absence with the assistance of Teaoni Coker. Ostrander played a significant role in this years pitching staff and will continue to play softball for Warner University in the fall. Welborn hopes to pursue soccer, softball and competitive horseback riding for Wesleyan College. The talk show airs each Saturday immediately following the Noon News on WWTK 730-AM. Lady Streaks on Sports Talk And Another Thing... Dan Hoehne Pippen right, in a way See JORDAN, Page 4B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE D.J. McPhail gets a handshake from Firemen head coach Andrew Bible after McPhails grand slam home run Thursday. By LAUREN WELBORN Special to the News-SunSEBRING Competition was high as Rotary took on Firemen at the Dixie Youth Baseball Complex Thursday evening. And it was the Firemen who would get off to a strong start and get their work done in the early going of the 5-2 win. Starting pitcher Jay Bible got things rolling in the top of the first inning, retiring the side in order. As the Firemen took their turn at the plate, leadoff hitter Alex Lopez smacked a single that went just above the outstretched arm of the Rotary left fielder. Sean Osceola added his own single and moved Lopez into scoring position. Bible then blasted a hit into left field which would be bobbled, allowing the first Firemen run to score. Kyle Helms was hit by a pitch, leaving the bases loaded for DJ McPhail who responded with his very first home run and a grand slam at that. Rotary approached their second at bat down by five Firemen, State Farm take first-round wins See DIXIE, Page 3B By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Pool Paradise has put on a power display all s eason, but took it to another level Friday in its13-1 win over JR State Farm in the Dixie Ozone City Tournament Semifinal. Sure, the team had seen back-to-back home runs numerous times this season. Heck theyd even hit three home runs in a row at least a couple of times. But in the second inning this night, they took it a step further and hit four consecutive home runs to break open a 4-1 lead and make it 10-1 on their way to the win. State Farm had actually drawn first blood on a Josh Rivera home run in the first inning. Youve got to give him credit and tip your hat to him, Paradise head coach Dean Frazier said. He put a good swing on the ball and hit it out. And it was State Farm that had been the only team to extend Pool Paradise beyond the fourth inning all season. But though they werent hammering away quite yet, the Pool boys quickly erased the lead in the bottom of the first. Trey Frazier singled to lead off the bottom of the frame and went to third on Seth Cannadys single to left. Frazier came in when Jimmy Peck reached on an error, moving Cannady to third. An errant pick-off attempt at third brought Cannady in and, with one out, Daniel Simons reached on an infield single. David DeGenaro then knocked Peck in with a hit to right before stealing second during Jan Martinezs at bat. He was then cut down trying to swipe third, but Martinez then beat out a chopper on the infield to keep the inning going. Buddy Jolly then brought Simons in and the margin stood at 4-1 heading into the second. Frazier worked around a walk to strike out the side and the power parade was about to commence. With one out and Cody Jolly on via walk and Frazier on with a double to right, Cannady lofted one that cleared the Blue Monster in right for a three-run shot. Peck then ripped one down the left field line that had enough of a slight hook that it seemed it would curl foul. But it never quite did, seeming to go though the grating attached to the right of the left-field foul pole. Similarly, Josh Crouch followed with a laser line-drive then never seemed to get more then eight feet off the ground and looked to ricochet off the left-center field fence. But it never did make contact, somehow clearing the fence a mere matter of seconds after the connection at the plate, for the third home run in a row. Pool Paradise Power Parade P Paradise13State Farm1 See POOL, Page 3B
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 email@example.com.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 nations 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 email firstname.lastname@example.org 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 celebration. 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 could 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) MondayThursday, 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 email@example.com 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 1 Miami 92, Dallas 84 Thursday: Dallas 95, Miami 93 Sunday: 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 Vancouver 1, Boston 0 Saturday: Boston at Vancouver, late Monday: 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 York3124.564 Boston3126.5441 Tampa Bay2928.5093 Toronto2928.5093 Baltimore2530.4556 Central Division WLPctGB Cleveland3322.600 Detroit2927.518412Chicago2831.4757 Kansas City2532.4399 Minnesota1937.3391412West Division WLPctGB Texas3226.552 Seattle3027.526112Los Angeles3029.508212Oakland2731.4665___Thursdays Games Texas 7, Cleveland 4 Minnesota 8, Kansas City 2 Seattle 8, Tampa Bay 2 Fridays Games Texas 11, Cleveland 2 Toronto 8, Baltimore 4 Boston 8, Oakland 6 Chicago White Sox 6, Detroit 4 Minnesota 5, Kansas City 2 L.A. Angels 3, N.Y. Yankees 2 Seattle 7, Tampa Bay 0 Saturdays Games Oakland at Boston, late Tampa Bay at Seattle, late Texas at Cleveland, late Toronto at Baltimore, late Detroit at Chicago White Sox, late Minnesota at Kansas City, late N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Angels, late Sundays Games Texas at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Oakland at Boston, 1:35 p.m. Toronto at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m. Detroit at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m. Tampa Bay at Seattle, 4:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEAST WLPCTGB Philadelphia3423.596 Florida3124.5642 Atlanta3226.552212New York2631.4568 Washington2532.4399 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis3425.576 Milwaukee3126.5442 Cincinnati3028.517312Pittsburgh2729.482512Chicago2332.4189 Houston2335.3971012West Division WLPctGB San Francisco3225.561 Arizona3226.55212Colorado2630.464512Los Angeles2632.448612San Diego2533.431712___ Thursdays Games N.Y. Mets 9, Pittsburgh 8 San Francisco 12, St. Louis 7 Washington 6, Arizona 1 Houston 7, San Diego 4 Fridays Games Pittsburgh 2, Philadelphia 1, 12 innings Atlanta 6, N.Y. Mets 3 Cincinnati 2, L.A. Dodgers 1 Milwaukee 6, Florida 5 St. Louis 6, Chicago Cubs 1 Arizona 4, Washington 0 San Diego 3, Houston 1 San Francisco 3, Colorado 1 Saturdays Games Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, late Colorado at San Francisco, late L.A. Dodgers at Cincinnati, late Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, late Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, late Milwaukee at Florida, late Washington at Arizona, late Houston at San Diego, late Sundays Games L.A. Dodgers at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Florida, 1:10 p.m. Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. Colorado at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Washington at Arizona, 4:10 p.m. Houston at San Diego, 6:35 p.m. Atlanta at N.Y. Mets, 8:05 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Philadelphia63220149 New York426181811 D.C.444161620 Houston346151715 Columbus335141113 New England354131015 Toronto FC256121323 Chicago14691519 Sporting K.C.16251219WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Los Angeles826302012 FC Dallas634221612 Seattle545201613 Colorado436181513 Portland542171517 Real Salt Lake52217104 Chivas USA345141514 San Jose344131414 Vancouver157101418 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Fridays Games Los Angeles 0, D.C. United 0, tie Saturdays Games Sporting Kansas City at Toronto FC, late Columbus at New York, late Seattle FC at Chicago, late New England at FC Dallas, late Vancouver at Real Salt Lake, late Philadelphia at Colorado, late Houston at San Jose, late Portland at Chivas USA, late Wednesday, June 8 Real Salt Lake at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 9 Chicago at Sporting Kansas City, 10 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXSelected contract of LHP Tommy Hottovy from Pawtucket (IL). Placed LHP Rich Hill on 15-day DL, retroactive to June 2. Transferred RHP Daisuke Matsuzaka to 60-day DL. DETROIT TIGERSPlaced 3B Brandon Inge on 15-day DL. Recalled C Omir Santos from Toledo (IL). KANSAS CITY ROYALSPlaced RHP Sean OSullivan on 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jesse Chavez from Omaha (PCL). LOS ANGELES ANGELSOptioned OF Reggie Willits to Salt Lake (PCL). OAKLAND ATHLETICSPlaced RHP Grant Balfour on paternity leave. Recalled RHP Fautino De Los Santos from Sacramento (PCL). SEATTLE MARINERSRecalled OF Greg Halman from Tacoma (PCL). Optioned OF Michael Saunders to Tacoma. TEXAS RANGERSActivated OF Julio Borbon from 15-day DL and optioned him to Round Rock (PCL). TORONTO BLUE JAYSActivated 1B Adam Lind from 15-day DL. Optioned INF Eric Thames to Las Vegas (PCL). National League FLORIDA MARLINSPlaced RHP Clay Hensley on 15-day DL. Recalled INF Ozzie Martinez from New Orleans (PCL). NEW YORK METSSelected contract of RHP Manny Acosta from Buffalo (IL). SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD R R U U G G B B Y Y S SU U N N 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 SU U N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . USA vs. Mexico . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2A A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NASCAR STP 400. . . . . . . . . F F O O X X 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NHRA Drag Racing Supernationals. E E S S P P N N 2 2N N H H L L F F I I N N A A L L S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Boston at Vancouver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CM M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . Chicago Cubs at St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 2 2 p p . m m . Detroit at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 4 4 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Seattle . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . Atlanta at N.Y. Mets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . L.A. Dodgers at Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . T ampa Bay at L.A. Angels . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT T E E N N N N I I S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . French Open, Mens Final . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CTimes, games, channels all subject to change G G O O L L F F S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Saab Wales Open . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA Memorial Tournament . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA Prince Georges County Open . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Memorial Tournament . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 5 5 p p . m m . LPGA ShopRite LPGA Classic . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FN N B B A A F F I I N N A A L L S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m Miami at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C CT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m Miami at Dallas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C CC C O O L L L L E E G G E E S S O O F F T T B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . NCAA World Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NCAA World Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 NCAA World Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . NCAA World Series . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2M MO O N N D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . NCAA World Series Championship . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2T TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . NCAA World Series Championship . . . . 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C M Y K And then it was Simons, caught reaching on the pitch before, waiting back on the next offering and sending it over the fence in rightcenter to make it four in a row and making it a 10-1 game. Peck would connect again in the third, with Cannady aboard, and Crouch would triple and eventually score to provide for the final margin when play was completed in the fourth due to the mercy-rule. The 12-year olds really stepped up and did the job tonight, coach Frazier said. Weve put the time and effort in and its showing as were playing our best ball. And so the win sends Pool Paradise to the tournament title game Monday night against the Firemen. Thats the big one, Frazier said. With coach Bible and coach Helms, I expect a good game from that team. In other action Friday on the consolation side of the tournament bracket, the Elks broke out to a 3-2 lead, courtesy of a Nick Jones two-run homer. But Rotary would rally as Lukas High doubled in the fifth and worked his way around via the stolen base to tie it up at 3-3. Then, in the bottom of the sixth, Sam Davis singled to left center and soon stole second. Two outs later, Justin Bickman came through with the game-winning single to move Rotary into a matchup with State Farm for third place on Monday. By TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressDALLAS The first time Chris Bosh returned to Dallas as an NBAplayer in 2003, he needed 175 tickets for family and friends. He wont get anywhere near that many on this trip home. You dont get your hands on extra tickets, Bosh said. The ticket thing, man, its something else. Especially now, in the NBAfinals. Bosh and the Miami Heat arrived in Dallas on Friday to begin prepping for Sundays Game 3 of the finals, a series thats knotted at a game apiece with the next three games all to be played on the Mavericks home floor meaning Miami will need a road win to keep its title hopes alive. And to Bosh, thats all that matters. He was a high school star in Dallas, led a team to a 400 record and a state title, but the jolt of energy that accompanied returning to his hometown as an opponent began to dim a long time ago. Its almost just like another stop on the NBAschedule now, and given the stakes the Heat and Mavs are playing for, Bosh doesnt see anything wrong with that way of thinking. My family and I have had conversations about the difference of the regular season and now, Bosh said. The thrill of playing at home is gone. I just concentrate on trying to win games. Ive been there a bunch of times, played in that arena my fair share of times. I go back all the time. Nothings changed, it looks the same, the people are the same. Thats why the thrill is kind of gone. As you get older, it becomes more of a task. Nothing compares to the task that awaits Bosh and the Heat now. Dallas fans are still smarting from seeing the Heat celebrate the 2006 NBAtitle on their floor, and theres nothing the Mavs would enjoy more than wrapping up this series and hoisting their first championship trophy on Thursday night. Dallas outscored Miami 22-5 to close Game 2, a stunning rally that rescued the Mavs from a 15-point hole and carried them to a 95-93 win. Bosh is averaging 15.5 points so far in the finals, but his shooting has been atrocious, 9 for 34. Maybe a trip home will provide a boost after all, even though Bosh has steadfastly said he will not let Dallas become a Texas-sized distraction. Hes had that all year long, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. Hes a very intelligent, mature player and person. Hes able to compartmentalize things in his life and in his profession. He keeps an even keel, but dont mistake that for a lack of competitiveness. He has a burning fire inside of him. It took me a little bit by surprise. We did a lot of research about him, but hes one of the more competitive players Ive ever been around. And once you get to coach him, you realize that pretty quickly. It might be harder for Bosh to have the just-another-game approach had he been a Mavericks fan growing up. LeBron James will forever be tied to Cleveland, Dwyane Wade grew up rooting for his hometown Chicago Bulls, and trips to those cities will be emotional for those two Bosh teammates throughout the remainder of their careers. With Bosh, that doesnt seem to be the case. Truth be told, he hardly followed the Mavs as a kid, focusing more on individual players instead. They struggled, Bosh said. They struggled for a number of years and they always tried different formulas. They always went to the drawing board and when things didnt work they just kept trying, kept trying, kept trying until about 10, 12 years ago they really started to turn the curve. When Bosh played his first NBAgame there with Toronto on Dec. 15, 2003, he was nervous. He missed a dunk in the first minute before settling down, and got a bit embarrassed by a video montage that played in the arena that night. I was 19. I was a year removed from home, Bosh said. It was my first NBA game at home. They played a little tribute. It was nice. We lost. And we went home. That was about it. Going homes always exciting for a while, but you get used to things and you just do your job. Home is the hotel room. He acknowledged there are pros and cons to playing in Dallas, though he was hardpressed to actually identify anything. The pros is just being in the finals, Bosh said. Thats enough for me. Follow Tim Reynolds on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ByTimR eynolds www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 3B AMERICAN GOLF CARTS; 7.444"; 4"; Black; 6/5/11 YMCA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; *includes web** AMERICAN GOLF CARTS; 7.444"; 4"; Black; 6/5/11 YMCA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; *includes web** runs. This tight situation would be their motivation. Grayson Caldwell quickly found the left-center field gap and drilled a single. He would later proceed to second base as the Firemen attempted to throw out Lucas High at the plate. Asacrifice bunt from Larson Angell would allow the scoring opportunity for C aldwell, who just beat out the double-play attempt of first baseman Emily Bible, s coring the final Rotary run. Both teams showed a tight defense as no more runs scored for the following innings, leaving the win to Firemen. We had the lead in the top of the first on our side, said head coach Andrew Bible. We hit the ball well, and that was enough to get the win. On another field, tensions grew high in the fifth inning as the Elks turned the tables on State Farm. AHunter Martinez double would allow the Elks to take the lead as the final inning approached. Despite good efforts to rally back, State Farm would respond with hits of their own, ending the game with a lead of 7-5. After the game, the State Farm head coach Hector Rivera explained how much hard work the boys were contributing to their practice schedules. Our offense opened up-it was an overall good game, he said. The boys made me proud. Rumor has it a trip to Beef O' Brady's is in order for the team if they keep the ball rolling as the tournament continues. Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Kyle Helms goes up to get this throw home, too late to get this Rotary runner, but the Firemen came out victorious in Thursdays opening round of the Dixie Ozone City Tournament. Dixie Tournament heating up Bosh going home to Dallas this time, in finals NEWS-SUN 385-6155 Continued from 1B Rotary4Elks3 Pool to face Firemen Monday News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Trey Frazier pitched well and added two hits to the hit parade in Pool Paradises 13-1 win over J.R. State Farm Friday night. The win moves Pool Paradise to the Dixie Ozone Tournament Championship round against Firemen Monday.
C M Y K Page 4BNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011www.newssun.com DUMMY 09; 11.25"; 7"; Black plus one; spot green, golf pg dummy Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAwill be hosting a Y outh 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 yo ur team or as an individual, contact Jack McLaughlin at 4713295, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com Run 4 the Streaks DUMMY 09; 11.25"; 7"; Black plus one; spot green, golf pg dummy Handling the ball, passing, rebounding, defending, scoring at will in all variety of ways Jordan could do what he wanted, as can James. The difference then is, that James is a bigger version of MJ. Call him the Jordan, 2.0. It took me a while to reali ze it, as I was front and center for all of Jordans career, and youll find nobody more boisterous in the assertion that he is the best of all t ime. But I am facing the facts. From a purely physical and talent standpoint, James is Jordans equal, and has the added bonus of superior size. But thats it. Saying that does not in a ny way suggest that in the overall scope of things that James can be called the best e ver. Theres that little matter o f six championships that stands in the way, for starters. But, to me, its the mentality that is an even bigger s eparation between the two. There were many fingers p ointing at James last year during the playoffs regarding him mailing in a game or t wo. Whether it was an exhibit ion game, a January game against a bad team, or an NBAFinals game in which h e was ill, such accusations never arose about Jordans effort. His will to win was borderline maniacal, his browb eating of teammates weeded out the weak and steeled those that could take it. And if his team wasnt up to it, he would simply take o ver in mesmerizing performances. James has the ability to do that and has shown it at times. But its that hes not at that level at all times. Jordan was the unquestioned alpha dog of six championship teams. Sure, he had some great players around him Pippen himself but there was never any question as to who THE man on those teams was. By deciding to leave Cleveland and join forces with Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh, James surrendered that opportunity. Had he stayed the course as a Cavalier, had he waited a bit longer until the right supporting cast was there and then went on to reel of a slew of championships, this could very well be a whole other discussion. But James wasnt built that way. And thats not such a bad thing, as we now see more clearly that Jordans competitiveness, his relentless drive to win, is a factor in other aspects of his life and probably isnt the healthiest way to be. But as far as comparisons as to who the best of the best is in NBAhistory, thats the defining difference. James wants to win, but the burden of doing it as THE man on a team was too much. Jordans will to win made that burden his fuel. Dan Hoehne is the Sports Editor for the News-Sun. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Continued from 1B Jordan maybe equaled in skill, talent but thats it MCTphoto His physical abilities were one thing, but it was his maniacal will to win that still sets Michael Jordan apart. Special to the News-Sun LAKEPLACID Hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and sausage sandwiches will be featured at a food sale Saturday, June 11, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of Do It Best Quality Hardware in the Winn Dixie Plaza, Lake Placid. One hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the youth bowlers scholarship program in which over 40 youth bowlers are currently involved. So bring your family an d friendsand come buy lunch from the youth bowlers of Royal Palms in Lake Placid. Lunch to benefit Royal Palms Youth Bowlers Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 Associated Press NEWYORK The rubber match is set: Preakness winner Shackleford is ready to take on Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom in next Saturdays $1 million Belmont Stakes. Shackleford passed his final test Saturday morning with a sharp five-furlong workout at Belmont Park. Trainer Dale Romans says as long as the colt comes out of the work in good shape, he will run in the final leg of the Triple Crown. Itll be the first time the Derby and Preakness winners hook up in the Belmont since 2005, when Preakness winner Afleet Alex beat Derby winner Giacomo. Shackleford, with exercise rider Tammy Fox aboard, covered five furlongs in 1:00.30. Entries and post positions will be drawn Wednesday. Afield of 13 is shaping up for the 112-mile race. Preakness winner Shackleford is set for the Belmont
C M Y K 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 email@example.com; or mail them to News-Sun Community Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870.SUNDAY American Legion Post 25 Lake Placid has lounge hours from 1-9 p.m. Live music is from 5-8 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 open 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. Post is at 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 lounge is open from 1-7 p.m. Card games start at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has karaoke in the pavilion. Horseshoes played at 9:30 a.m. Food available at 4 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Cards start at 4 p.m. M usic outside Tiki Hut at 3 p.m. Call 452-0579. Overeaters Anonymous, meets from 4-5 p.m. in second floor conference roomNo. 3 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, 4200 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring. Call 3827731. No dues, fees or weighins. For details on the organization, go to www.oa.org Ridge Area Missionary Soldiers AvonPark Pathfinder Club meets from 9 a.m. to noon every first and third Sunday at 58 E. Sixth St., Avon Park. Call 471-2143. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves lunch at 2 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 offers NASCAR racing in the pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar open and kitchen open from 25p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-3920. Society for Creative Anachronism (Local Chapter: Shire of Stagridge) meets at 2 p.m. first and third Sunday at Brewsters Coffee House on U.S. 27 in Sebring. Call 214-5522. The ArtistsGroup at South Florida Community College will hold a critique clinic the first Sunday of every month, 2-4 p.m., at the Hotel Jacaranda, Avon Park. Professional local artists will discuss and evaluate participantspaintings. The fee is $5 with a two painting limit. Call 784-7346. U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club meetsat1 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month at VFW Post 9853, State Road 64 West and North Oliva Drive. For information call Hocky at (954) 5924847 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 serves hamburgers from 4-5:30 p.m. and plays poker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. Call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 Karaoke is from 5-8 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 385-8902. MONDAY Al-Anon LET IT BEGIN WITH ME family group meets at 10:30 a.m. every Monday at the Heartland Christian Church on Alt. 27 in Sebring. The church is behind Southgate Shopping Center where Publix is. For more information call 3855714. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal Church, Lakeshore Drive, Sebring. For more details, call 385-8807. 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. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Rosewood Center, 517 U.S. 27 South, Lake Placid. Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 202-0647. Ambucs ,a local charity that assists people with disabilities, meets at noon every first Monday at R.J. Gators Sea Grill and Bar, Sebring. The meeting is open to the public. Call 386-4387. American Legion Placid Post 25Lake Placid has shuffleboard at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 12-9 p.m. Legion and auxiliary boards meet at 6 p.m. General meeting at 7 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Happy hour from 4-6 p.m. Call 4711448. AmVets Post 21 plays darts at 7:30 p.m. for members and guests. Call 385-0234. Avon Park Lakes Association has shuffleboard at 1 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. The clubhouse is at 2714 Nautilus Drive in Avon Park. AvonPark Veterans Honor Guard meets first Monday at the American Legion Post 69, AvonPark. Call 382-0315. Boy Scout Troop 482 meets 7 p.m., 34 Central Ave., Lake Placid. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. Call 385-8118. Corvette Cruisers meets at 6:30 p.m. first and third Monday at the Dairy Queen in front of The Home Depot, Sebring. Call Ed Robson at 655-2092. Florida Association Home and Community Education meets from 9-11 a.m. weekly on Mondays at The AgriCenter. The group of sewers and crafters make items for residents of adult congregate living facilities. Call Penny Bucher at 385-0949. Grand Prix Cloggers EZ Intermediate and Intermediate Clogging class are held at 9 a.m. every Monday at Reflections on Silver Lake, A von Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club meets from 7:30-9:30 p.m. the first and third Monday at Sebring Civic Center from December through April. There will be alternating mainstream and plus dancing with rounds. Casual dress or square dance attire is acceptable. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org .Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. is offering pony rides every Monday and W ednesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m., weather permitting. $5 donation per child. Call 4520006 for more information. All proceeds raised support our free equine assisted riding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September.Heartland Pops rehearses at7 p.m. Mondays at Avon Park High School Band Room, 700 E. Main St., under the direction of Anthony Jones. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 314-8877. Highlands County Concert Band rehearses 7-9 p.m. every Monday at Sebring High School band room. All musicians are welcome. Vic Anderson, musical director. Call Bill Varner at 386-0855. Highlands County Sewing Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center in the 4-H laboratory, Sebring. Call 402-6540. Highlands Stamp Club meets the first Monday. Talk and swap at St. Johns United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive. Call Bob Gleisner at 471-6526 or Budd Steinke at 382-9373. Lake Placid Art League will have classes in Drawing and Painting, conducted by Anne Watson, from from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. From 1-4 p.m., Mary Gebhart will teach Fabric Painting at the center. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Democratic Club meets at 6 p.m. first Monday at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. Call Bill Sayles at 699-6773 for details. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Ladies crafts at 2 p.m. Sign up for darts is at 6:30 p.m.Music from 5-8 p.m. It is open to members and their guests. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at 2 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Lodge closes at 6 p.m. Let It Begin With Me Alanon Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Monday at Heartland Christian Church, 2705 Alt. 27 South, Sebring. Call 385-5714. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Meetings held first and third Mondays at 8 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 8 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. www.naflheartland.org. National Association for Advancement of Colored People, Highlands County Branchmeets 7:30 p.m., 401 Tulane, Avon Park. Patriots Chapter, Daughter of the American Revolution meets at 1:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month September through May at the Church of the Redeemer Parish Hall on U.S. 27 directly across from Wells Motor Company, three-tenths of a mile north of the South Florida Community College stoplight. Call 471-2096. Rotary Club of Highlands County meets at 6:15 p.m. at Beef O Bradys, Sebring. Sebring AARP meets 1:30 p.m., The Palms, Pine Street, Sebring. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Mondays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Historical Society open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Located in back side of Sebring Public Library building on Lake Jackson. Call 471-2522. Sebring Optimist Club meets at 6:15 p.m. first and third Mondays at Jims house. Call Jim Harrison at 381-9767 or Gabriel Read at 453-2859. Sebring Women of the Moose has chapter meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the lodge, 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 382-8782. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 has a joint officers meeting on the first Monday of each month at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 has the lounge open from 12-7 p.m. Smoke-free environment. For more details, call 4713557. Sebring Moose Club 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. The Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday for chapter enrollment, refreshments and trivia pursuit. Call 655-3920. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL632, Sebring meets at 2 p.m. for weigh-in at the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, Sebring. Call 659-1019. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444.TUESDAY Al-Anon Family Groups meet for discussion and Twelve Step study at noon, Union Congregational Church, 105 N. Forest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. American Legion Placid Post 25Lake Placid has shuffleboard and euchre, both at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Boy Scout Troop 156 meets from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202 Robert Britt St., AvonPark. Boys ages 11-17 are eligible to join. Call 452-2385. Avon Park Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Avon Park Lions Club meets 6:45 p.m., dinner included, Lions Club, 1218 W. Bell St., Avon Park. Busy Bee Craft Club meets 9-11 a.m., Fairway Pines, Sun N Lakes Boulevard, Sebring. Everyone is welcome. For more details, call 382-8431. Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at The Rock, Union Congregational Church, 28 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park. Abarbecue meal is served at 6 p.m. for a donation. At 6:45 p.m., members meet. At 7:30 p.m., the group breaks up into small groups for men and women. The program is designed for drug and alcohol addiction, divorce, death or illness grief, low or lost selfesteem or identity due to dysfunctional relationships, depression/anxiety, or any other need for healing. Contact Celebrate Recovery coordinator Pam Sim by calling 4533345, ext. 106. Fleet Reserve Association Board of Directors Heartland Branch No. 173 meets 7 p.m., Branch Hall, 1402 Roseland Ave., Sebring. Regular meeting, first Tuesday after board of directors meeting. Call 4716109 for details. Fletcher Music Club meets every Thursday and Tuesday at Fletcher Music Center in Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. For more details, call 385-3288. Florida Native Plant Society meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday in Conference Room 3 at the Highlands County Agri-Civic Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring.Call Roy Stewart at (863) 6320914. Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus meets from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Sebring High School Music Room, Sebring. All men who enjoy singing are invited. Reading music is not required. Call 471-2294 or 386-5098. Heartland Insulin Pump Support Group meets the first T uesday of the month at 3 p.m. at the Highlands County Health Dept., 7205 S. George Blvd., Sebring. If you would like more information on insulin pumps or are a pump wearer and would like to share ideas and suggestions, please join us. For more information, contact Kathy McNeil at 4146444. Highlands County Adoption Support Group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. first Tuesday at Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center, 6525 U.S. 27 North, Sebring. For more details, call 3820352. Highlands County Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America meets the first Tuesday of each month at Visions ADTin Sebring. The officers meet at 6 p.m. and the general meeting will follow at 7 p.m. Call Philomena Greco at 402-0048. Highlands County Quilt Guild meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month at the Women's Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Drive, across from Veterans' Beach, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 471-0694 or e-mail email@example.com Highlands Tea Party has an educational and informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Quality Inn, 6525 U.S. 27 in Sebring. Call 699-0743. Hope Hospice grief support group meets at 11 a.m. at 319 W. Center Ave., Sebring; and 4:30 p.m. at Southern Lifestyle ALF, across U.S. 27 from Florida Hospital Lake Placid. Call 382-0312. G2G (Grandparent to Grandparent) ,a support group to help grandparents raising grandchildren, meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at One Hope United, 7195 S. George Blvd., Sebring. Call 214-9009. Lake Placid Art League has classes in Parchment Embossing from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd., taught by Maria Lorant. For information, call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Happy hour is from 2-5 p.m. Card games at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Grief Support (Hope Hospice) meets at 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Southern Lifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, with Charlie Stroup. Refreshments served. Door prize given. Call 465-0568. Lake Placid Jaycees meets 7:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, Jaxsons. Board meetings at 6:30 p.m. on second Tuesday. Call Joe Collins, 655-5545. Lake Placid Toastmasters meet the first and third Tuesday at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 101 S. Oak Ave. in Lake Placid. The web address is www.toastmasters.org. For information call Cathy Schreima at 382-3574 or Linda Udall at 386-6495. Lorida Community Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lorida Community Center to plan events. Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets 7 p.m. second T uesday at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring, in the first floor doctors conference room. For more details, call 465-3138. Nar-Anon Support Group for family members or friends of someone with a drug problem or addiction. Nar-Anon helps attain serenity and a more normal life for those affected by the addictions of loved ones, regardless of whether or not he/she has stopped using. 6 p.m. every Tuesday at First Baptist Chuch of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 9-10 a.m. every Tuesday at Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 W.Avon Blvd. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Visit www.FloridaRidgeIntergroup. c om. Call 382-7731. Visit www.oa.org. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. every Tuesday and has blood pressure screening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. first and third T uesday at Placid Lakes Tow n Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. Call 465-4888. Rotary Club of Sebring (Noon) meets at noon at the Sebring Civic Center, near th e library in downtown Sebring. Call 385-3829 or 471-9900. Scleroderma Support Group Meeting is the first Tuesday of each month from 1-2 pm. at the Sebring Library 319 W. Center Ave., Sebring. Call 402-6716. Sebring Bridge Club will have Duplicate Bridge games every Tuesday evening. If interested in playing Duplicate Bridge, call 385-8118. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 plays darts, beginning with sign in at 6 p.m. Games start at 6:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Cost is $2. Smoke free environment. Call 4713557. Sebring Lions Club meets at noon at Dots Restaurant, 950 Sebring Square. For info rmation call 382-2333. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves soft shell tacos 57 p.m. and beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Euchre is played at 6:30 p.m. Call 655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. an d table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. Call 385-2966. SertomaClub meets at 7 a.m. at Dees Restaurant, Sebring. Call Scott Albritton a t 402-1819. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter FL99 meets from 6-7 p.m. at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 1744 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 655-1743. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter FL618 has weigh in from 4-430 p.m. at Communit y Bible Church, 1400 CR-17A N., AvonPark. Meeting is at 4:45 p.m. Call 452-1093. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880, plays darts 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. The ladies auxiliary board meeting is at 10 a.m. Call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 has sandwiches a t 5 p.m. and Franke from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 385-8902. Zonta Club of Highlands County meets second Tuesday. Call Rebekah Kogelschatz at 314-9336. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 5B STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 6/5/11 SEBRING PEDIATRICS, LLC; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 6/5/11 COMMUNITYCALENDAR CROSSWORDSOLUTION Sebring Pediatrics 2x4 Stanley Steemer2x4
C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Sebring Public Library will be offering a teen summer library program from June 24-Aug. 13 this year. Teens between the ages of 12 and 19 are invited to read for prizes, as well as to attend special events. Registration for the program opened June 1. Several teens have already expressed an interest. The dates and titles of the special events that will be offered include: June 25, 3 p.m., Summer Program Kick-Off June 30, 3 p.m., Blogging Workshop July 2, 3 p.m., Geocaching at the Library July 7, 3 p.m., Make a Movie Workshop July 9, 3 p.m., Anime and Origami July 14 and 16, Readers Theatre ... Readers arrive at 3 pm. On July 16, the performance will begin at 3:30. July 23, 3 p.m., Life As We Knew It discussion July 30, 8 p.m., Library Lock-In Further information may be found on the new teen library blog, YAccept (www.spl-teen.blogspot. com), or at the Sebring Public Library. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 9.347"; 6"; Black plus three; process, 5/29-6/5/11 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Courtesy photo There will be a silent auction of a limited edition, archival print of Day Five from Fred Leavitts Seven Days of Creation at a group exhibit of local art and a artists reception at the Kenilworth Lodge on June 11. Special to the News-SunSEBRING This June m arks the 10-year anniversary of Primal Connection, t he first year of the HCA Renaissance and Fred Leavitts 70th year. There w ill be a free public fundraiser celebrating these milestones June 11. From 6-8 p.m., there will be a group exhibit of local art a nd a artistsreception featuring butler served hors d oeuvres by Chef Mac, wine and classical guitar music by Kenny Summers. There will a lso be a silent auction of a limited edition, archival print of Day Five from Fred Leavitts Seven Days of Creation and other donations. From 8-10 p.m., there will be a Primal Connection World Rhythm Percussion Ensemble concert, birthday party, cake, facilitated drum event, testimonials, dancing, cash bar and a raffle for a five-course dinner for four with wine by Chef Mac. All proceeds will be donated to the Heartland Cultural Alliance. The event will take place at the Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring. For more information contact Leavitt at 4028238 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Information on Primal Connection can be found at www.primalconnection.org. Learn more about Heartland Cultural Alliance by visiting www.heartlandculturalalliance.org Milestone celebration set at Heartland Cultural Alliance Teens can find events at Sebring library this summer Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands Art League is hosting summer art classes as part of its 2011 Creative Kids Camp (http://highlandsartleague.org/node/10 ). Watercolor Painting is taught by Owen Jolly. It is for ages 7 and up and will be from 10 a.m. until noon. Cost is $60. Pottery will be taught by Darian Dumont. It is for ages 5 and up. Session 1 is June 20-30, 1-3 p.m. Session 2 is July 11-21, 1-3 p.m. Cost is $120 per session. Pastel Drawing will be taught by Owen Jolly. It is for ages 7 and up. Classes will be June 20-23 from 10 a.m. to noon. Cost is $60. Drawing & Painting will be taught by Shirley Stone. It is for ages 9-12 and will be July 5-8 from 10 a.m. until noon. Cost is $60 Explorations in Contemporary Expression, taught by James Ward, is for ages 15 and up (adults are welcome). It will be August 2, 4, 9 11, 16 and 18 from 10 a.m. until noon. Cost is $79 per session (10 percent discount for HALmembers). For more information on these and other classes, call Highlands Art League at 385-6682. Summer art classes planned at HAL Special to the News-SunSEBRING Bob Weed is in the pursuit of trivia teams to take on a challenge. T rivia Team Tuesday will kick off at Duffers Sports Grille this month. It will be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, June 7, 14 and 21. Participants can form a twoto four-person team to match wits with other competitors on Tuesday nights. Anyone who does not have a team can come and be placed on one. There is no entry fee or cover charge. Everyone is encouraged to come up with a creative name for their team and come as many times as they like to score points. Trivia questions will be based on music, sports, movies, television and miscellaneous tidbits. June 7 will be trivia in the 1950s; June 14 will be the 1960s and June 21 will be the 1970s. No computers, cell phones or electronic devices can be used during competition. Points are awarded throughout the night. Top winning team each night will win a free drink. Other prizes will be given throughout the evening. The overall winning team will be announced June 21. First place team will win a $40 gift card; second place wins a $20 gift card; and third place wins free drinks. Bob Weed will provide the trivia and music. He has been doing his show at Duffers for the past year. He originally started doing his show in 1977 in Pennsylvania. When he moved to Florida in 1983, Weed continued playing oldies, rock nroll and country tunes in Highlands County and all over the state. Its not my show, Weed modestly admitted. Its the audiences show. They are the show. Im just the facilitator. Duffers is at 6940 U.S. 27 North, Sebring. For more details, call 382-6339. Contestants to match wit on Tuesday Trivia Nights at Duffers Courtesy photo Frank Oberhausen (right), of Sebring, tries to answer one of Bob Weeds trivia questions during his show at Duffers Sports Grille on Tuesday nights. Oberhausen along with several others are forming teams to compete in the Trivia Team Tuesday competition starting June 7. Associated PressNEWYORK In their own style, Scotty McCreery and Lauren Alaina are the newest duo on the country scene. Just a week following the season finale of American Idol, the teenagers are together doing press like a team and this team doesnt roll alone: Theyre equipped with publicists, security guards, managers, record label extras and their real bosses their mothers. McCreery beat Alaina to become the season 10 champ, but the fact that they are both young country singers with similar goals puts them on the same career track. Ahead of their Idol Top 11 tour which starts next month they will visit Nashville to begin prep on their debut albums. Were going to work with the record people down there and get some songs straightened out and hopefully Ill get to listen to them, get to learn them, McCreery said. American Idol the No. 1 rated show on TV can make you a star, but not all of the shows winners actually come out on top. Remember Taylor Hicks? What about Ruben Studdard? Alaina, 16, thinks country music fans are what kept her and McCreery in the running. Well, country fans are really loyal, so I think thats why Scotty and I did so good, she said. Were young and so we appeal to a younger crowd, and I think that the combination of those two things really helped us out. McCreery, a 17-year-old from Garner, N.C., said growing up, his friends listened to Backstreet Boys and N Sync, while he jammed to Elvis and Johnny Cash. I guess you could say I was the weird one. But, no, I was the one who listened to good music, he said. Idol winner, runner-up play like a country duo The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Millers Central Air 5x6 color
C M Y K Associated PressRANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. Disney CEO Bob Iger defended the companys production of 3-D films Thursday after 3-D ticket sales for several recent movies lagged their predecessors. Its way too early to write 3-Ds epitaph, Iger said at the D: All Things Digital conference. I think a lot of conclusions are being reached about a business thats still relatively new. Industry experts point out that The Walt Disney Co.s fourth Pirates of the Caribbean movie and the second installment of Kung Fu Panda, from DreamWorks Animation SKG Inc., generated around 40 percent of their revenue from 3-D screenings, compared with about 60 percent from earlier films such as Shrek Forever After and How to Train Your Dragon. Some analysts trimmed estimates on DreamWorks and 3-D technology company RealD Inc. as a result. Shares of RealD are down about 14 percent since the weekend, DreamWorks shares are down 7 percent and Disney shares are off about 3 percent. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 7B CENTRAL SECURITY; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus two; red & yellow, 6/5/11 FIRST PRESBYTERIAN (SB RETAIL); 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/5,12 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunSEBRING Duffers Sports Grille will be thinking in twos on Saturday as the staff prepare for the second K araoke Kontest but this time its for duets. The event is being billed ANight for the Gemini since the zodiac sign for most o f June is twins. Contestants will be pairing up to compete in the duet competition to win $100. There is no entry fee or cover charge. There will be two audition n ights for contestants: Thursday and Friday. R egistration is from 9-9:30 p.m. with the competition starting at 9:30 p.m. each n ight. Registration forms will be available on audition nights. Everyone will get one warm up song and each duet will perform one song for the contest. J & B Karaoke will play music Thursday night and select the top five finalists from that night. For those who cant make it Thursday can stop in on Friday to tryout with Southern Style Karaoke who will select the top five finalists from its night. Ten duet teams will advance to the finals night on Saturday. Check in is from 8:30-9 p.m. Experienced karaoke judges from Heartland Karaoke will choose winners on the finals night. They will be rating each performance on technique, tone and harmony, rhythm, interpretation and presentation and/or musicianship. J & B Karaoke will provide the music. Winners will be announced at the end. Duffers hosted a successful Karaoke Kontest for soloists in April and continues to build on the competition to offer bigger and better events for the community. Aprils winners were Cris Cwalinski and Mike Sanders. Duffers is a smoke free facility. Customers must be 21 years old or older to enter the club after 9 p.m. It is located at 6940 U.S. 27 North, Sebring. For details, call 382-6339. Karaoke Kontest for Duets set to start this week at Duffers Courtesy photo Karaoke performers such as Manny Concepcion and Rayford Rodriguez, both of Sebring, enjoy singing together at Duffers on Thursday nights when J & B Karaoke are on stage. Duets such as these two will have a chance to win prize money in Duffer's Karaoke Kontest for Duets on June 11. Auditions are June 9 and 10. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative will o ffer its Childrens Summer Art Experience from June 1424. Each class will have a maximum of 10 students u nless stated otherwise. Costs will vary per half day and must be paid upon sign up. Hours of the classes will be from 9 a.m. to noon. China Painting with Chris Filip is for ages 10 and u p. Cost for the two-day class, June 14 and 15, is $12. Acrylic Painting with Jean Gragert is for ages 8 and up. The class runs June 14-17 and June 21-24. Each week class members w ill paint until a picture is done; any additional paintings have additional costs for materials only. Cost of the class is $25 per week. Critter Painting on Wood with Joyce DeSmet is for ages 8 and up. The class is offered June 14-17 and June 21-24. Cost is $6 per half day. Jewelry Making with LeeAnn Hinskey is for ages 8 and up. This class, which must have a minimum of four students, is offered June 1516. The fee is $10 for a half day. AMommy & Me class will be offered for children between the ages of 4-8, for the same price, on June 2223. No refunds for any of the classes will be offered. Teachers will be paying for all materials used in the class. Caladium Co-op preps for childrens classes Courtesy photo The Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative will begin its Childrens Summer Art Experience on June 14. Call the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative at 699-5940 or visit the Web site www.caladiumarts.com for further information. By PAULDERGARABEDIAN For The Associated PressLOS ANGELES After a record-setting Memorial weekend, movie theaters around the country are preparing for yet another summer blockbuster to drive customers to the multiplex. T wentieth Century Foxs X-Men: First Class, featuring a critically-acclaimed director and top actors, is set to earn a leading $50 million by Sunday night. The prequel is the fourth installment in the highlysuccessful X-Men franchise, which has generated over $1 billion in global revenue to date. Warner Bros.The Hangover Part II is poised to have a strong second weekend, with a likely No. 2 finish of around $40 million. In just seven recordtoppling days, the film has earned nearly $150 million in North America and over $200 million worldwide. Dreamworks Animations Kung Fu Panda 2 from Paramount is looking at a third-place finish this weekend, earning just under $30 million. The family-friendly PG-rated film had a secondplace debut over Memorial weekend, earning $67 million in its first five days of release and $135 million worldwide. Disneys Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is an international sensation, having amassed a fortune approaching the $600 million mark in about two weeks. Entering its third weekend with over $170 million earned in North America, the film is still a major summer contender and is expected to come in at No. 4 with around $20 million. Bridesmaids fro m Universal is clearly an audience favorite with a strong midweek gross and weekend drops in the low 20 percent range. Expect a fifth-place finish in the low teens for this R-rated favorite that should cross the $100 million mark by the end of the weekend. Box Office Preview: X-Men going First Class Classified ads get results! 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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, June 5, 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 The Latin name for the eastern Indigo snake is drymarchon couperi, which roughly translated, means Lord of the Forest. The indigo snake is unique in many w ays; it is certainly one of the most beautiful species of snakes, it is the largest indigenous snake in the United States reaching lengths of nine feet, and it is known to be s omewhat gentle in temperament. These creatures are dubbed indigo because of their iridescent blackblue-purple scales which, when seen in sunlight may look dark blue. T hey are truly amazing reptiles. Indigos are non-venomous and can be identified not only by their iridescent skin, but the reddish and tan coloration on their throat, cheek and chin. They prefer flatwoods, s crub, hammocks, fields and other high ground communities. They e njoy sandy soils and are often found sharing the burrow of a local gopher tortoise. They travel mostly in the summer time when it is warm and have been k nown to journey as much as 273 acres. But in the winter they are more apt to stay in one area. They cant tolerate the cold weather and generally hold up in a burrow or d ebris pile until the warmer temperatures arrive. As with all snakes, the indigo is carnivorous and will eat just about any critter it can catch. To subdue p rey, the snake has been known to beat it against a nearby object such as a rock or tree. This action can be quite violent and the snake may even be injured while restraining its catch. Indigos are known rattlesnake killers. These blue creatures will indeed kill other snakes and they dont seem to mind if the prey is venomous or not.In fact, it is said to be immune to the venom of the North American rattlesnakes. Other than that, they will dine on frogs, lizards, turtles, birds, small mammals and eggs. They hunt during the day and travel long distances in search for prey, which they swallow whole and alive. Oddly enough, the eastern indigo rarely bites when handled. It has the reputation of being a gentle snake. However, that does not mean that it wont try to defend itself from predators or when it feels threatened. When in defensive mode, it will flatten its neck, hiss and vibrate its tail. Many snakes practice these moves when they are frightened or threatened in any way. Unfortunately, these beautiful creatures are disappearing at an alarming rate for many reasons. Many people are fascinated by the mystical creature and since they are somewhat gentle, they have been captured for the pet trade. Of course, habitat destruction is the main reason for their status. They need quite a bit of territory and when their habitat is destroyed, they cannot survive. Another cause for their low population numbers is gassing gopher tortoise burrows in an effort to round up rattlesnakes that also inhabit the tunnels in which they dwell. The indigo snake is an integral part of many plant communities particularly the scrub ecosystems. Because of the relationship with the gopher tortoise and the sharing of its home, both species must be protected if the other is to survive. To protect these important species, conservation and proper management of large tracts of natural areas is necessary. Since the indigo travels from ecosystem to ecosystem, fragmentation of habitat is a huge dilemma for the snake. Wildlife corridors and uninterrupted protected areas are vital for its survival. Fortunately, eastern indigo snakes are federally protected as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. The State of Florida also lists them as protected. They have an average life span of 15 years, so if they are left alone and their habitat is saved from destruction, it is possible that their numbers will increase and their story may have a happy ending. Indigo facts The eastern indigo is diurnal, living in a communal existence with the gopher tortoise. I t stays in the burrow to prevent dehydration and to stay warm in low temperatures. The eastern indigo snake is in severe decline. Its habitat is prime land for development because it is usually the best draining soil. Because of declining populations, the indigo is one of the most protected snakes in the U.S. Laws are very strict concerning touching, catching, killing or in any way harassing the creature. At one time the indigo was a popular snake in the pet trade. It has all the characteristics that make pets popular. It is large, calm and beautiful. The eastern indigo has one of the most varied diets of any snake in the world. It is capable of eating mammals, amphibians, birds and even venomous snakes. But most surprising is that it is one of the only snakes known to eat young turtles. It does all of this without venom or constriction. It relies on its surprising strong jaws and by holding the animal down with its body. Corine Burgess is the Natural Resources Specialist for the Highlands County Natural Resources Department assisting the Highlands Soil & Water Conservation District (www.highlandsswcd.org). The mysterious, iridescent indigo News From The W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo Eastern Indigo snakes are so named because of their iridescent blackblue scales which, when seen in sunlight appear dark blue. They are the largest indigenous snakes in the United States and they are as docile as they are beautiful.
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 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 email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org. Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org ; 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, email@example.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: firstname.lastname@example.org, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,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. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 11B HIGHLANDS LITTLE THEATRE PP; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/3,5 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 6/5/11 Associated PressDETROIT Jack Kevorkian, the audacious, fearless doctor who spurred on the national right-to-die d ebate with a homemade suicide machine that helped end the lives of dozens of ailing people, died Friday at a Detroit-area hospital after a b rief illness. He was 83. Kevorkian died about 2:30 a.m. at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, close friend and prominent attorney M ayer Morganroth said. He had been hospitalized since last month with pneumonia and kidney problems. The retired pathologist, who said he injected lethal d rugs that helped some 130 people die during the 1990s, l ikened himself to Martin Luther King and Gandhi and called prosecutors Nazis, his c ritics religious fanatics. He burned state orders against h im, showed up at court in costume, called doctors who didnt support him hypocritic oafs and challenged authorities to stop him or m ake his actions legal. The issues got to be r aised to the level where it is finally decided, Kevorkian said during a broadcast of C BS Minutes that aired a Lou Gehrigs disease p atients videotaped 1998 death as Kevorkian challenged prosecutors to charge h im in the case that eventually sent him to prison. Experts credit Kevorkian, w ho insisted that people had the right to have a medical p rofessional help them die, with publicizing physicianassisted suicide. Even so, few states made it legal. Laws went into effect in Oregon in 1 997 and Washington state in 2009, and a 2009 Montana Supreme Court ruling effectively legalized the practice in that state. Somebody has to do something for suffering humanity, Kevorkian once said. I put myself in my patientsplace. This is something I would want. People who died with Kevorkians help suffered from cancer, Lou Gehrigs disease, multiple sclerosis, paralysis. They died in their homes, an office, a Detroit island park, a remote cabin, the back of Kevorkians van. An official cause of death for Kevorkian was not immediately determined, but Morganroth said it likely will be pulmonary thrombosis. I had seen him earlier and he was conscious, said Morganroth, who added that the two spoke about Kevorkians pending release from the hospital and planned start of rehabilitation. Then I left and he took a turn for the worst and I went back. Nurses played recordings of classical music by composer Johann Sebastian Bach for Kevorkian before he died, Morganroth said. Nicknamed Dr. Death, Kevorkian catapulted into public consciousness in 1990 when he used his homemade suicide machine in his rusted Volkswagen van to inject lethal drugs into an Alzheimers patient who sought his help in dying. For nearly a decade, he escaped authoritiesefforts to stop him. His first four trials, all on assisted suicide charges, resulted in three acquittals and one mistrial. Murder charges in earlier cases were thrown out because Michigan at the time had no law against assisted suicide; the Legislature wrote one in response to Kevorkian. Devotees filled courtrooms wearing I Back Jack buttons. But critics questioned his publicity-grabbing methods, aided by his flamboyant attorney Geoffrey Fieger until the two parted ways before the 1999 trial in which he was convicted of seconddegree murder. I think Kevorkian played an enormous role in bringing the physician-assisted suicide debate to the forefront, Susan Wolf, a professor of law and medicine at University of Minnesota Law School, said in 2000. Ina rare televised interview from prison in 2005, Kevorkian told MSNBC he regretted a little the actions that put him there. It was disappointing because what I did turned out to be in vain. ... And my only regret was not having done it through the legal system, through legislation, possibly, he said. Kevorkians ultimate goal was to establish obitoriums where people would go to die. Doctors there could harvest organs and perform medical experiments during the suicide process. Such experiments would be entirely ethical spinoffs of suicide, he wrote in his 1991 book Prescription: Medicide The Goodness of Planned Death. His road to prison began in September 1998, when he videotaped himself injecting Thomas Youk, a 52-year-old Lou Gehrigs disease patient, with lethal drugs. He gave the tape to Minutes. Two months later, a national television audience watched Youk die and heard Kevorkian say of authorities: Ive got to force them to act. Prosecutors quickly responded with a first-degree murder charge. Kevorkian acted as his own attorney for most of the trial. He told the court his actions were a medical service for an agonized human being. In his closing argument, Kevorkian told jurors that some acts by sheer common sense are not crimes. Just look at me, he said. Honestly now, do you see a criminal? Do you see a murderer? The U.S. Supreme Court twice turned back appeals from Kevorkian, in 2002, when he argued that his prosecution was unconstitutional, and in 2004, when he claimed he had ineffective representation. Kevorkian was freed in June 2007 after serving eight years of a 10to 25-year sentence. His lawyers had said he suffered from hepatitis C, diabetes and other problems, and he had promised in affidavits that he would not assist in a suicide if he was released. In an interview at the time, Youks brother Terrence said his brother received a medical service that was requested and, from my point of view, compassionately provided by Jack. It should not be a crime. But Tina Allerellie became a fierce critic after her 34year-old sister, Karen Shoffstall, turned to Kevorkian in 1997. She said in 2007 that Shoffstall, who suffered from multiple sclerosis, was struggling with depression and fear but could have lived for years longer. In 2008, Kevorkian ran for Congress as an independent, receiving just 2.7 percent of the vote in the suburban Detroit district. He said his experience showed the party system was corrupt and has to be completely overhauled from the bottom up. Kevorkian said he first became interested in euthanasia during his internship year when he watched a middleaged woman die of cancer. She was so emaciated, her sagging, discolored skin covered her bones like a cheap, wrinkled frock, Kevorkian wrote. After building a suicide device in 1989 from parts he found in flea markets, he sought his first assisted-suicide candidate by placing advertisements in local newspapers. Newspaper and TV interviews brought more attention. On June 4, 1990, he drove his van to a secluded park north of Detroit. After Janet Adkins, 54, of Portland, Ore., met him there, he inserted a needle into her arm and, when she was ready, she flipped the switch that released a lethal flow of drugs. He later switched from his device to canisters of carbon monoxide, again insisting patients took the final step by removing a clamp that released the flow of deadly gas to the face mask. Kevorkians life story became the subject of the 2010 HBO movie, You Dont Know Jack, which earned actor Al Pacino Emmy and Golden Globe Awards for his portrayal of Kevorkian. Kevorkian himself said he liked the movie and enjoyed the attention it generated, but told The Associated Press that he doubted it would inspire much action by a new generation of assisted-suicide advocates. Youll hear people say, Well, its in the news again, its time for discussing this further.No it isnt. Its been discussed to death, he said. Theres nothing new to say about it. Its a legitimate ethical medical practice as it was in ancient Rome and Greece. Kevorkians fame or notoriety also made him fodder for late-night comediansmonologues and sitcoms. His name became cultural shorthand for jokes about hastening the end of life. Even admirers couldnt resist. Adam Mazer, the Emmy-winning writer for You Dont Know Jack, got off one of the best lines of the 2010 Emmy telecast. Im grateful youre my friend, Mazer said, looking out at Kevorkian. Im even more grateful youre not my physician. Assisted suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian dies at age 83 MCTphoto Jack Kevorkian earned the nickname Dr. Death for assisting suicides in the 1990s. DrRotman 3x10.5 Highlands Little Theater3x10.5
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Sinness, L268 West Sebring Est. Sec. B, $91,500. Federal National Mortgage Assn. to Gary Scott, L23 Blk 25 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring, $59,000. Marie Herrera to Robert Straker, Unit 3 Lake Verona East Condo Phase II, $48,000. Anidem Inc. to Gregory Gluck, L29 Blk 27 Lake Haven Est. Sec. 2, $70,000. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. to Heidi Lynn Bates, L3 Blk 196 Leisure Lakes Sec. 3, $59,900. Suntrust Bank to Joseph Vincent Valentino, L29 Blk 1 Placid Ridge Est., $375,000. Celedonio Carmona to Joseph P. Pesaresi, PTL33 Blk 267 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 13, $190,000. April 7 Matthew Nelson to Paw Properties, PTSec. 9-39-29, $25,000. Avon Park Camp Assn. Inc. to Arthur S. Bridger, L6/7 PT L5 Blk 3 Avon Park Camp Sub, $3,000. Jack Corrigan to Ireland E. Sanders, Unit 115 Golf Villas at Placid Lakes Communities, $16,000. H. James Finnemeyer to Shirley W. Finnemeyer, Unit 520 Interlake Condo, $65,000. Maria E. Gonzalez to Ana M. Montero, L1/2 Blk 93 Placid Lakes Sec. 19/Other, $12,900. Robert A. Clarke to Samuel L. Roe, L13-16 Blk 274 Lake Sebring, $99,000. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Family Traditions Property, L5 Blk 232 East Palmhurst, $27,000. Kimberlee L. Dion to Richard C. Kogelschatz II, L6/7 Blk 253 Lake Jackson Heights Sub, $15,000. Oliver Klein to Sam Benton Benson, Unit AParkside Village I of Sebring, $89,900. Mary Anne E. Vukelic to Michael H. Brannen, L3 Blk 11 Oak Beach Colony, $235,000. Henry J. Muller to D. Bruce Mac Innes, L35/36 Blk 11 Oak Beach Colony, $199,900. HSBC Bank USAto Loren E. Hobson, L11 McCustion Manor, $125,000. April 8 Highlands Estate Homes Inc. to Jorge Pedro Lamas Louge, L6 Blk 492 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 25, $7,000. Deutsche Bank National T rust Co. to Stonecrest Income and Opportunity Fund I, L9/10 Blk 137 Placid Lakes Sec. 11, $9,000. Linda L. Light to Chad Anderson, L3771/3772 Avon Park Lakes Unit 12, $23,000. Highlands Independent Bank to Linton P. Gowie, L38 Blk 10 Orange Blossom Est. Unit 6, $2,500. Douglas E. Clauss to William N. Burkholder, L395 Fairmount Mobile Est., $23,000. R. Elaine Strange to Shirley A. Link, L27 Blk 521 Sebring Shores, $65,000. Cleveland Broughton to Charles R. Yarnell, L48 Grayces Mobile Est. Unit 2, $42,000. Charles E. Gnepper to Doris Jean Ehnis, L166 Fairmount Mobile Est., $39,800. J&J Parker Enterprises Inc. to Coastal Land & Title Inc., L10 Blk 7 Orange Blossom Country Club Community Unit 14, $2,500. Elizabeth L. Kahn to B & L Cattle Co., PTFarm 39 Lake View Park Tract/Other, $110,000. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Marilyn L. Stokes, L39 Quail Cove Sub, $152,000. Patricia Ann Herron to Larry D. Hampton, L15 Blk 341 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 16, $125,000. April 11 James Ivan Dent to Audrey E. Egner, PTTract 3 Blk F Hillside Lake Est. Replat, $20,000. American Land Investment Corp. to Raul Pintor Torres, L6 Blk 8 Sebring Hills South Unit 4, $5,500. Everett C. Johnson to Jerry E. Scaggs, L43 Blk E Lake Placid Camp Florida Resort Replat, $87,500. Heartland National Bank to Lori C. Helms, L5-7 PTL8 Shady Acre Est., $12,000. Marshall Alan Harnack to Marshall Alan Harnack, L9 Blk AASpring Lake Village V, $30,000. DFC Loan Funding Co. to Thelma Richards, L26 Blk 162 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 10, $12,900. Romeo Domingo to Wilma P. Domingo, L15 Blk 44 Placid Lakes Sec. 19, $5,000. Richard F. Krebs to Ruby D. Baker, L5/6 Blk E Sun 'N Lakes Est. Sec. 3, $75,000. Christina Bussiere to Haron Cuellar, L6 PTL1-3 H B Smiths Resub, $9,000. Earl J. Miller to Glenn E. Rieben, L349 Fairmount Mobile Est., $51,000. Security Builders Inc. to Peace River Citrus Investments, Blk 70 DeSoto City 2nd Sub/Others, $789,500. Kathryn Sutton to Steve Austin, PTL30 Blk 1 Somervale Downs, $265,000. Mary E. Mark to Michael B. Pociask, L6 Blk FF Spring Lake Village VII, $134,000. April 12 Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. to 3612 Golfview, L5/6 Blk 87 Lakewood Terrace, $38,600. Edward H. Dawes to Carl Frazier, L2 Blk 351 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 16, $20,000. David Derron to Sandra S. Hartman, L2 Blk 2 Venetian Village Revised, $53,000. Jewell P. Slade to John A. Cantale, PTL5 Villa Florcita, $85,000. Jemco Homes Inc. to John A. Gunn, PTL62 Blk 250 Sun N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 13, $90,000. Caroline F. Bargren to Lake Placid Development Corp. Inc., L14 Blk 35 Placid Lakes Sec. 3/Others, $10,000. Donald C. Estes to Mitchell Massey, L49 PTL50 Blk 7 Orange Blossom Est. 7, $89,900. Robert L. Higgins to Randall Allen Galey, Unit 11 Villa Del Sol Condo Phase II/Other, $65,000. Donald Gonzalez to Carl J. Lesiczka, L15 Blk K Spring Lake Village II, $55,000. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corp. to Patricia D. Jones, L3/4 Blk K Sun 'N Lakes Est. Sec. 4, $54,500. Terry K. Shore to Larry E. Risk, L6 Lakefront Court Sub, $400,000. Marty Hancock to David Cox, L202 Blk 3 Leisure Lakes Sec. 4A/Other, $160,000. Kathleen M. Rix to David M. Hache, L247 Golf Hammock Unit III-A, $125,000. April 13 Adolfo Gonzalez to Manuel A. Rivero, L1 Lake Viola Sub Revised, $70,000. Dorothy E. Bonczyk to Neil Jimmie Dougal MacLean, L6 Blk 19 Sylvan Shores Est. Sec. B, $58,500. Jerry G. Ryan to Kristin Hacker, L8 Blk 3 Holiday Lake Est., $5,000. Edith Spielbauer to Richard S. DeJohn, L25/26 Blk 3 Venetian Village Revised, $40,000. David E. Cleveland to Marilyn V. Cooper, L979 Sebring Hills/Other, $75,000. Jacqueline M. Hogan to Ryan C. Wolfe, L11 Blk B The Grove 1st Add, $66,500. April 14 Jerry L. Dooley to Eva Michelle Hendry, L361 Sebring Ridge Sec. A, $72,000. Blair Witt Properties Inc. to Ramiro Sanchez, L11/12 Blk B Cherokee Hts. Sub, $30,000. Arthur Bernstein to Deerinda R. Lowe, PTL9 Blk 27 Town of Avon Park, $18,000. Nora K. Hill to Gwendolyn G. Kassim, L114 Fairmount Mobile Est., $36,000. Virginia E. Stump to Pamela J. Poineau, L20 PTL21 Blk 145 Lakewood Terraces, $66,000. Ron Appenzeller to Thomas C. Cram, L55B Orangewood Acres Phase 1 Unit 3, $106,900. Ronald F. OBrien to David L. Stephens, L6B PTL6ABlk 1 Country Club of Sebring Phase 2 Sec. 3 Enchanted Oaks, $245,000. U.S. Bank to Thomas Allen Cheesman, L96 Blk 344 Sun 'N Lake Est. Sebring Unit 16, $178,600. Derek L. Duell to Linda K. Kithcart, L9 Blk K Spring Lake Village VIII, $165,000. Ernest P. Kelly to Gerald J. Medernach, L92B Vantage Pointe Sub Phase II, $125,000. April 15 Lotsource Inc. to Neighpaul Sawh, L22 Blk 67 Sebring Country Est. Sec. 3, $10,300. Heartland National Bank to Robert T. Webb, L1 Colony Pointe Sub, $42,000. Fannie Mae to MacBeth Associates Ltd., L15 Blk 65 Town of Sebring 2nd Add, $45,000. Edith Meier to Gene A. Truax, L10 PTL11 Blk 136 Northside Sub, $25,500. Suntrust Bank to Thomas L. W eldon Jr., L19 Blk 209 Sun 'N Lakes Est. Sec. 18, $71,900. Tiny Grace Johnson to W. Roger Hatch, L5781-5783 A von Park Lakes Unit 1 8, $82,000. Bruce A. Robinson to Lenora L. Robinson, L21 Blk 50 Sebring Country Est. Sec. 2, $8,400. Richard H. Mason to Ronnie Shad Turner, L26 Blk 4 Orange Blossom Est. Unit 7, $43,000. Louise Dring to Thomas C. Rhodes, L12/13 Blk 5 Sebring Acres, $5,000. Michael Silien to En id Morrell, L17 Blk 197 Leisure Lakes Sec. 3, $1,000. Michael Silien to En id Morrell, L39/40 Blk 18 Placid Lakes Sec. 2, $1,000. Avon Park Est. Corp. to Ernesto Baez, PTL9 Blk 9 Avon Park Est. Unit II, $20,900. Avon Park Est. Corp. to John Moss, PTL6 Blk 39 Avon Park Est., $20,500. Avon Park Est. Corp. to Hernan Salinas, PTL3 Blk 12 Avon Park Est., $20,900. Avon Park Est. Corp. to Karl A. Stephens, L3 Blk 6 Avon Park Est., $20,500. A von Park Est. Corp. to Chu Pok Smith, PTL10 Blk 30 Avon Park Est. Unit II, $21,500. Viola M. Hady Gilford to Viola M. Hady Gilford, L26 Blk 18 Lake Haven Est. Sec. 2, $60,000. Richard David Sperry to Sarah M. Roberts, PTL4 Blk 3 Town of Avon Park, $43,000. Casey D. West to Rupert T. Preddie, L2483/2484 PT L2482 Avon Park Lakes Unit 8, $65,200. Barbara Majchrzak to Frederick M. Adams, L1189311896 Avon Park Lakes Unit 37, $4,000. Anchor Shoppes of Highland to Shoppes of Highlands, PTL3-8 AE MacLennan Sub Replat, $600,000. Lake June Properties Inc. to Smoak Groves Inc., PTL1-4 Lake Groves/Others, $2,790,100. J.E. Futch Custom Homes to L. Gordon Sims, PTSec. 935-28, $210,000. J.W. Crews Jr. to Smoak Groves Inc., L20/34 Lake Groves, $190,600. Laura A. Lesik to Claude T. Jackson, L40 Villages of Highlands Ridge Phase VII-B Sec. 1, $195,000. Rogers Family Investme nt Inc. to Smoak Groves Inc., L15/16 Lake Groves, $169,500. Antal Preiner to Jessie L.M. Johnson, L11 Blk 49 Placid Lakes Sec. 19, $170,000. Highlands Independent Bank to Bean Properties LP, L18/20/21 Lake Regency Woods, $110,500. Martha F. Welling to Louann J. Bryson, L7 Willow Gate, $115,000. Page 12BNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011www.newssun.com DUMMY 09; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; 6/5/11 DEEDTRANSFERS Church Page 3x7.1 Cochran Brothers 3x3
C M Y K DearAbby: Im running out of energy to compassionately relate with all the addicts and mentally ill people in my family. My mother is an alcoholic. My aunt is bipolar and schizophrenic. She is addicted to and abusing prescription painkillers and antianxiety medicines. My husband is an alcoholic in denial who lies about his alcohol consumption, and my stepmother is mentally abusive and, I strongly suspect, also bipolar. These people are all retired, while I work a physically and mentally demanding full-time job. Im usually the one who is blamed when things dont go right. Mother asked me to remove all alcohol from her home so she could stop drinking. When I didnt find it all, it was MYfault she drank. I escorted my aunt on a cruise during which she abused drugs to the point she could barely walk, and I had to find her wheelchairs at every stop. Now I hear she is blaming me for her illness. When my husband drinks, he runs up our credit card to the tune of $20,000. My job with medical benefits allowed him to retire from his job. My stepmother no longer communicates with my brother and me and seems to be alienating my father from his family. Im exhausted! I dont think I can take much more. I know youll tell me to see a counselor, but Im the one who has the full-time job and little vacation/sick time I can use. Short of divorcing all of them and starting a new life in an undisclosed location, what advice can you offer? Nearly Sucked Dry DearNearly: Since you cant get away to see a counselor because of the demands of your job, pick up a couple of books on co-dependency and read them cover-to-cover. Then practice protecting yourself by learning to say No! when an alcoholic makes you responsible for clearing the booze out of her house, or a drug-addicted relative invites you to take a vacation that guarantees youll become her nurse. Discuss with a lawyer how to separate your finances from your deadbeat husband so he cant dig you deeper into debt the next time he chooses to go on a bender. You dont have to divorce anyone as long as you learn how to draw the line. P.S. Al-Anon can be reached toll-free at (888) 4AL-ANON ((888) 4252666). DearAbby: My sister is always late sending birthday presents to my kids sometimes up to a month or two after their birthdays. I find it disrespectful and a bad example, so I asked that she either send them on time or not at all. It did no good. She complained that I am being unfair to hold her to a deadline. My sister has all year to plan around these events, and I feel she needs to be more responsible. Its affecting our relationship. Please advise. Calendar Gal, Rochester, N.Y. DearCalendarGal: If you could see all of the letters I receive from readers complaining that they receive NO gifts, you would realize that your children are lucky to be remembered. While I agree that sending birthday presents as long as a month or two after the fact sends a message that their special day is not of primary importance to your sister, please do not let this create a rift. Explain to your children that Auntie loves them, but she is extremely disorganized. (A ditz!) www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 5, 2011Page 13B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 6/3/11 p/u DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 6/5,26 E.O. 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Solution on page 5B Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) Material things wont make you happy this week, Aries. Its time to foster more secure relationships with the people close to you. This is the only way to c heer up. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus, expect a few telling moments when your hidden side comes out this week. You may surprise a few people with this side o f you. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, a friend or relative might have overstayed his or her welcome. Let this person know in a tactful way that it is time to move on to greener pastures. Cancer(June 22-July 22) Cancer, people at work know nothing about your private life and thats just how you prefer to keep it. But you may need to open up to someone this week to prove a point. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo, no matter how many times people attempt to knock you down, you simply bounce right back. It will take a lot of effort to stop you once you have your mind set. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Virgo, a surprise is coming your way and it may not be pleasant. You might want to keep your suitcases packed because a sudden move could be on the horizon. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Libra, you may have finally found the job that fits you perfectly. There are only good opportunities for advancement now that big company news has come your way. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio, just when you thought certain projects would be budget-busters, you experience some unexpected news about your finances. Now you may be able to splurge a little. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius, the real estate market has not been going in your favor, but things are about to change. Move on things quickly if you want the best results. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn, matters of the heart need to be temporarily set aside because you have other pressing requirements. Just dont neglect family life for too long, though. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Aquarius, you cant expect everything you want to simply fall into your lap. You will have to work for things and make some concessions, like being more flexible. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) You could be in an adventurous mood, Pisces. Maybe you want to take a few friends along on a secret adventure on the weekend. Plan a secret adventure this week, Pisces Breadwinner is out of patience for her dysfunctional family My husband Ken and I visited the little mountain town of Spruce Pine while in North Carolina. Immediately I sensed the towns heart and soul. Banner signs welcomed us to the Home of the Perfect Christmas Tree. As I wondered about the towns theme, I tried to ignore signs of deterioration. I was soon enlightened at Home of the Perfect Christmas Tree Store. It seems the town had come upon hard times when 2,500 textile and furniture manufacturing jobs had been out sourced. Then Author, Gloria Houston, who had grown up in the area, gave the merchandising rights for her award-winning childrens book, The Year of the Perfect Christmas Tree to Spruce Pine to contribute to its revitalization. Where hope had been nearly smothered in tiny Spruce Pine, her gift breathed new life into the towns heart rebirthing it with a new theme. Cottage industries sprung up among local artists infusing them with meaningful work and creating a scholarship fund to benefit area students. Artists created original, handcrafted decorations telling the story of the book through ornaments, pottery, painting weaving, etc. Spruce Pines faith walk had begun. Then First Lady, Laura Bush, learned about this endeavor and ordered glass ornaments and handmade Carolina snowflakes for the trees in the White House. Word got out and an explosion of orders set the town into a whirl of activity. Though all lost jobs couldnt be restored, the heart and soul of the town reawakened as perfection became their goal. This true story reminds me that though perfection actually may not be attainable this side of heaven, it is found in character not status or achievement. In the book, the quest for the perfectChristmas tree took preparation and a hard climb to where a tree, hearty and made strong from heavens winds would be found; and, where commitment and love made it a gift to all. Broken dreams and uncertainties may seem like hopeless dead ends in themselves. But, the hard climb and strong winds produce tenacity and beauty that results in hope reborna gift for all. In Matthew 5, NIV, Jesus is teaching about all the ways we are to live as his followers. Then he says in verse 48, Be perfect, therefore, as your heavenly Father is perfect. Jesus was speaking of a pure heart and pure motives that seek to act as the Father acts. Aheart that pursues the Fathers best seeks his perfectiona gift to us all. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a NewsSun correspondent and an award-winning writer. A heart that pursues perfection Pause And Consider Jan Merop Horoscope Dear Abby Classified ads get results! DrIke Lee 2x2 Fairmount 1x6 EO Koch 3x4
C M Y K LIVING 14B PAGE News-Sun Sunday, June 5, 2011 F AMILYFEATURES Finding ways to go green in the home does more than help the planet. It helps your homes environment, as well. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, levels of indoor air pollutio n can be two to five times higher than outdoor levels. These pollutants as well as chemicals found in many products today can irritate allergy and asthma sufferers. More people than ever are looking to make natural changes in their home to help improve their familys environmental health, said Dr. Shannon Thyne, Associate Professor of Pediatrics at UCSF and Medical Director of the Pediatric Asthma and Allergy Clinic at San Francisco General Hospital. It only takes a few extra steps to make a home healthier, cleaner and greener. T o that end, the maker of Green Worksproducts, HGTVpersonality and green living expert Carter Oosterhouse, and Lowes have teamed up to showcase ways to give your family a cleaner, greener home. Whether you could use help enhancing the look of your childs playroom, or youre lookin g for ways to reduce chemicals and their fumes and residues in your kitchen, there are simple steps you can take to make your home environ ment healthier, while still keeping it stylish and beautiful, said Oosterhouse. While every home is different, here are some ways to make any home naturally beautiful and healthier.Paint Afresh coat of paint is a great, low-cost way to bring new life to a room. But that new paint smell comes from Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs), which derive from vapors released from toxic compounds. Use non-VOC paint to create an inviting, comfortable and beautiful room. Check the back of the paint can for VOC levels those with fewer than 150 grams per liter are often labeled low-VOC or no-VOC .Buy only the amount of paint youll need for the project. If you wind up with leftover paint, store it safely or dispose of it accordin g to local municipal regulations.Open windows while painting and use fans to vent fumes. When sanding or removing old paint, wear a dust mask or respirator to prevent particle inhalation. Keep the area well ventilated.CleaningproductsIt used to be that buying a natural cleaning product meant paying more money for worse performance. No longer. Natural cleaning prod ucts can provide great performance without leaving behind harsh chemical fumes or residues. Plus, they are increasingly cost effective. Green Works naturally derived cleaners offer a variety of products for the whole house, including naturally derived laundry detergent and bathroom cleaners that are priced very com petitively. FlooringCarpets trap dirt, dust and other allergens. If possible, remove wall-to-wall carpeting and replace it with natural wood flooring, such as sustainable bamboo or cork flooring. Sweep and vacuum floors regularly to control dust.Wet mop with a microfiber mop to remove dust and dirt more efficiently. Clean up spills right away. If the carpets and rugs must stay, vacuum frequently, using a vacuum cleaner with an allergen-trapping HEPAfilter. Change the filter regularly to keep it working efficiently.Furnitureand windowcoveringsCurtains and upholstery can trap dust, dust mites and pollen.Blinds are a good, contemporary-looking alternative to drapes, but must be dusted occasionally.Vacuum upholstered furniture under the cushions, too.AppliancesUpgrading to a more efficient washer and dryer can provide lifetime water and energy savings.Run only full loads. Full loads use energy and water more efficiently than smaller loads. Adjust the water levels according to the load.Wash in cold water. Most of the energy used to wash clothes comes from heating the water. Only the most stubborn stains really need hot or warm water. For more tips on getting a cleaner, greener home, visit www.greenworks.com, and watch Oosterhouses Green It Yourself web series at the Green Works Facebook page, www.facebook.com/greenworks.Photo courtesy of Getty Images Clearthe airHere are a few tips for clearing the air in your home.Open the window. Clean with windows and doors open so you dont trap air pollution inside.Go barefoot. Take off your shoes when you come inside. That way youll bring less dust, dirt, mold and pollens inside, and you wont track them all over the house.Buy a plant. Plants serve as natural air purifiers. African violets and ferns are beautiful ways to help clear the air. What does it mean to be natural?The Natural Products Association (NPA) recently developed the Natural Standard for Home Care Products, making it easier than ever to tell what makes a product natural. Here are the NPAs core criteria:Natural: Ingredients that are at least 95 percent natural (excluding water) in addition to appropriate manufacturing processes. Responsible: No animal testing during the development process.Safer chemistry: Avoid ingredients from the NPAs list of prohibited ingredients. Sustainable: Use biodegradable ingredients with environmentally sustainable packaging whenever possible. For more about which Green Worksproducts are NPAcertified natural products, visit www.greenworkscleaners.com.