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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
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News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 08-10-2011
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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C M Y K By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID — AJuly 25 vote to levy fees for the use of the Lake June Ball Park prompted the Lake Placid youth league baseball to ask the town council to compromise on their pay-for-play stance. The council voted 3-1 in July, with Debra Worley opposing, to charge a $30 registration fee to each player of organized play and to offset the charge for electricity by charging leagues the total bill minus a $160 base fee. “We understand your position, and we are willing to pay our fair share, but the policy in place now will put us out of business,” said league president Daryl Wirick. Wirick asked the council to reconsider their policy on charging for electricity, which he stated would cost more than $1,000 per month for the leagues. “We averaged the electric bills for the four months in the off-season, which are October, November, December and January, and we came up with an average of $1,065.40. And we averaged four months of peak usage, which are February, March, April and May, and we got $1,195. Not a lot of difference for light usage,” Wirick said. Jon Million, board member of the Lake Council Recreation By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID — Lake Placid’s Town Council worked hard to adjust its policies on renting recreational facilities Monday night before discovering that they had not voted to pass any policy to date. During approximately three hours of discussion, members of the Chamber of Commerce and the Merchant’s Association expressed their concerns about fees for using parks for organized events. Eileen May, executive director for the Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, and Robert Brown, president of the Merchant’s Association, told council that recent fees for park usage were burdensome. NEWS-SUN Highlands County’s Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, August 10-11, 2011www.newssun.comVolume 92/Number 94 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 HighLow 95 78Complete Forecast PAGE 12A A T-storm or two rumbling around Forecast Question: Do you think Michael Rowan has good cause for his lawsuit against the city of Avon Park? Next question: Should long-standing events like the Caladium Festival be exempt from the proposed park user fees in Lake Placid? www.newssun .com Make your voice heard at Online Obituaries Genaro Fernandez Age 46, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 81.2% No 18.8% Total votes: 133 Celebrations7B Classifieds8A Clubs & Organizations8B Community Briefs2A Community Calendar5B Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Friends & Neighbors9B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B NASCAR This Week3B School10B Sports On TV2B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 1 0 8 8 4 Closer finishSebring All-Stars survive scare at World Series SPORTS, 1BIllegal dumpingCounty warns against leaving old tires in AP PAGE2ASummer sizzlerTreat yourself with these Southwestern delights LIVING, 12B By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK — Since closing the application portion in the search for a new city manager, the original field of 18 has narrowed to three finalists who will all be interviewed by the city council. The three are Kenneth Fields, of Boca Raton; Lillie Latimore of Smyrna, Ga.; and Julian Deleon, Avon Park’s director of utilities and public works, currently serving as interim city manager. Interviews will be arranged in the near future — including with Deleon. Following those, the council will make its final decision. Mayor Sharon Schuler will be out of town the week of Aug. 14, so the interviews will begin after she returns. The city has until Sept. 10 to make its decision and both staff and council are sure a choice will be made before then. Fields’last position was village manager of the Village of Islamorda. He has a master’s degree in public policy and management. Latimore’s last position was city manager of Pahokee. She is also president of Business Strategies Inc. She has a master’s degree in city/county management. Deleon has worked for Avon Park since September of 2009. He has a master’s degree in civil engineering. His undergraduate degree is in organizational management. AP city manager field down to 3 Deleon among finalists; decision by Sept. 10 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK — Wally Randall, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club in Highlands County, provided the city council with a report Monday as the new school year approaches. The club is a state-approved vendo r to administer the Supplemental Education Services program — one o f only three clubs in the state that have attained the license. The other vendors in the state are for-profit companies. Randall is proud that at its end-of-theyear audit the club received an “excellent” rating. Memorial Elementary School is also a provider. The program is designed to provide tutorial services for students in kindergarten through fifth grade. Teachers must be certified and students mus t receive a minimum of 20 hours o f instruction during the school year. To be eligible, students have to attend a school that has not met the No Child Left Behind’s required adequate yearly progress, and have scored a 1 or 2 — that is below grade average — on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tes t in reading. Teachers recommend stuBoys & Girls education services are growing News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLE Y Wally Randall, executive director of the Boys & Girls Club of Highlands County, reports to the AP city council Monday night. The organization will be paying the city a rental fee of $250 per tutored child for use of the recreation center. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS The Lake Placid Chamber and Merchants Association questioned the fees and deposits for renting the newly renovated DeVane Park on Monday. The park is used several times a year for events and festivals that draw crowds to the downtown area. More questions about Lake Placid recreation fees News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Robert Brown, president of the Lake Placid Merchants Association asks Town Council to reconsider their passive park fees at the meeting on Monday. Council reviews direction on park user charges Council compromises on sports league fees See PARK, page 6A See LEAGUE, page 6A See CLUB, page 6A

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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING —Former professional basketball player, inspirational speaker, and self-proclaimed “potential developer” Chad Varga visited Sebring Sunday to speak to a group of inmates at the Highlands County Jail. Varga, a former University of Pittsburgh star, grew up in a tumultuous life. After a childhood of abuse and neglect, Varga used his painful past to propel his life into becoming a successful player, husband and father. After a brief period in the NBAand European professional leagues, Varga was offered a new NBAcontract. Faced with what others would call a “no-brainer” decision, Varga shocked everyone, including himself. Varga had made a lifechanging decision to give up his professional basketball career. The Detroit native felt a different path for his life would be more fulfilling. Varga established InspireNow in 2000 leaving behind a promising NBA career at the age of 25 for what he believes to be his true calling. Varga’s normal appearances are in schools. He has spoken to more than 1.5 million students in the U.S. since establishing InspireNow, but he also speaks at correctional facilities, addressing those young men and women that society has written off. The Highlands County JASAProgram (Jail Alternative to Substance Abuse) inmates filled a small room Sunday to hear Varga’s story and testimony. “I know a lot of you already have your opinion about me,” Varga began. “You probably thinking ‘What’s this dude going to say that’s going to relate to me? He don’t know my life.’ No. I don’t know your past, I don’t know your story. I’m Special to the News-SunAVON PARK — Highlands County Sheriff's Capt. Paul Blackman and Highlands County Recycling Administrator Christy Reed want the public to know that there are no designated tire dumping locations within Highlands County. Apparently some citizens are under the impression that the corner of State Road 64 and Olivia Drive is an authorized drop off point for used tires. Blackman thinks this impression began when a neighborhood cleanup was organized and the debris collected along the roadside was placed there for removal. This was an isolated Adopt A Road event, however, and not something for regular use. In recent weeks, crews from Highlands County responded to the intersection and collected nearly two tons of used tires. This amounts to approximately 70 tires that had been left at the base of an Adopt ARoad, Keep Highlands County Beautiful sign. Tires continue to be deposited at this location despite the “No Dumping” signs that have been placed there. “We have had some misunderstanding about this site,” Reed said. “Anywhere you dump has to be permitted and has to meet certain criteria. This site does not comply with these regulations.” Blackman would like to notify residents that deputies are authorized to cite anyone dumping tires or other debris anywhere in Highlands County and this is a felony offense. Passenger tires generated from a household may be picked up free of charge by Choice Environmental Services. Residents are required to call Choice at 863-655-0005 and request a special pick up. Semi truck and off-road tires must be taken to the Highlands County Landfill, 12700 Arbuckle Creek Road, for legal disposal. There is a fee for this service based upon the weight of the load. At this time the S.R. 64 and Olivia location is under video surveillance. Reed says there will be other camera surveillance in areas around the county that are common dump sites in an effort to put a stop to illegal dumping of tires, construction debris and other trash. Page 2ANews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.com DUMMY 09; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 0 8 0 3 4 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; **internet inlcuded**; 0 0 0 1 0 8 8 1 Aug. 6 152730364344x:2Next jackpot $37 millionAug. 3 142122244448x:2 July 29 467314449x:2 Aug. 8 1271121 Aug. 7 420262934 Aug. 6 310152735 Aug. 5 15182736 Aug. 8 (n) 6403 Aug. 8 (d) 5868 Aug. 7 (n) 5141 Aug. 7 (d) 3834 Aug. 8(n) 874 Aug. 8 (d) 476 Aug. 7 (n) 062 Aug. 7(d) 213 Aug. 5 1721222420 Aug. 2 828293114 July 29 1123284113 July 26 524263811 Aug. 6 2530545759 PB: 6 PP: 3Next jackpot $220 millionAug. 3 1319212849 PB: 11 PP: 2 July 29 2040414755 PB: 19 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 District to brief public on Lake Isis, Tulane stormwater treatment projectsAVON PARK — The Southwest Florida Water Management District is inviting the public to an informational meeting on the Lake Isis and Lake Tulane stormwater treatment projects, which will improve water quality in the lakes. The meeting will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 18, at the City of Avon Park Council Chambers, 123 East Pine St. The District, in partnership with the City of Avon Park, is preparing to conduct stormwater treatment projects along the western shores of Lakes Isis and Tulane to help improve lake water quality. The projects are expected to begin as early as November 2011 and result in a reduction in the amount of pollutants entering the lakes from stormwater runoff. Funding for the projects was provided by the District’s Peace River Basin Board and the City of Avon Park. For directions to the meeting location, please call (863) 452-4403, ext. 294. If you have any questions regarding the stormwater treatment projects, please contact Manny Lopez at (352) 796-7211, ext. 4270, or Michael Peck at (352) 796-7211, ext. 4404.Scribes Night Out is SundaySEBRING — Scribe’s Night Out is a gathering of local writers who share readings of their work with the public at Brewster’s Coffee House in Sebring. Sponsored by Heartland Cultural Alliance along with Bruce Rogers, proprietor of Brewster’s, the event is held on the second and fourth Sundays of each month at 6:30 p.m.. The featured author/reader for Aug. 14 is Millie Richmond. Richmond’s love of writing began at an early age because she “just loved words and the feeling of accomplishment when I put them together well.” She is recently retired from a 41year career in elementary education. Richmond moved to Highlands County five years ago from Broward County, where she fostered an interest in children’s books. “Hildy,” a lighthearted children’s book about a young girl with a hearing impairment, was published in November 2010. Her next work in progress is titled “Papa’s Promise.” After the featured writer and a short break, the microphone is open to anyone who wants to share their writing, whether published or not. Aspiring writers, especially students, are encouraged to attend and participate in the open mike session. To schedule a date to read as a featured author, contact Sherry Carlson by email or phone at sherryc@vistanet.net or (954)319-2140. Books by published authors will be available for purchase at each event.Tanglewood presents Jimmy Mazz and his Band SEBRING — “Cruisin’ Thru The Fifties” with Jimmy Mazz and His Band will be in concert Saturday at Tanglewood. Take a musical ride through the entire decade reliving the great music of the 1950s and enjoy everything from beautiful crooner ballads carried over from the 1940s, to Bobby Sox tunes and the revving motors and black leather jackets of the birth of Rock N’Roll. Jimmy covers great artists like Patti Paige, Dean Martin, Tony Bennett, Bobby Darin, Sam Cooke, Jerry Lee Lewis, Buddy Holly, Dion, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, Chubby Checker, Patsy Cline, Chuck Berry and Bill Hailey, just to name a few.And as usual, look for a few surprises in Jimmy’s show. There’s always something fun going on in addition to great singing. Doors COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A The News-Sun would like to remind the readers that the names listed below reflect those who have been charged with a crime, but they are all innocent until proven guilty by a court of law. If anyone listed here is acquitted or has charges dropped, they can bring in proof of such decision or mail a copy to the paper and the News-Sun will be happy to report that information. The News-Sun is at 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Monday, August 8: Justin Michael Ballard, 32, of Avon Park, was charged with vehicle theft, grand theft of motor vehicle. Chase Andrew Berish, 20, of Sebring, was recommitted for possession of cannabis. Deborah Del Brown, 50, of Lake Placid, was charged with criminal mischief, damaging property. Emil Nahum Davis, 23, of Avon Park, was charged with burglary of unoccupied dwelling, unarmed; and larceny or grand theft of dwelling, unarmed. Ryan Douglas Eldredge, 26, was charged for larceny or grand theft. Gerald Tyrone Hampton, 45, of 415 W. Hood Street, Avon Park, failed to report a change of address. Donnie Alphonso Jackson, 31, of Jacksonville, was charged for knowingly driving while license suspended or revoked, second offense; and possession of cannabis. Shawn Douglas Klebba, 31, of 13 E. Viola Street, Avon Park, failed to register as a sex offender. Jorge Nava, 27, of Lake Placid, immigration detainer for municipal ordinance violation. Tammy Lynn Ritter, 37, of Lakeland, was sentenced to 19 months for giving false verification to pawn broker; and dealing in stolen property. Kimberly Shanta Thomas, 23, of Avon Park, was charged with petit, retail theft. Houston Scott Whitehead, 38, of Lake City, was charged with contempt of court for failing to pay child support. Jonathan Robert Young, 23, of Sebring, was charged with battery, touch or strike. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Sunday, August 7: Jose Antonio Ayala, 39, of Avon Park, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Donald James Busch, 42, of Lake Placid, was charged with hit and run, accident unattended, vehicle on property without lease; and driving with driver license suspended, third or subsequent offense. John Nicholas Cassel, 21, of Sebring, was charged for possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams; possession of drug equipment and/or use, two counts; possession of cannabis; criminal mischief; domestic violence or battery, three counts; grand theft; fleeing or attempting to elude marked unit; driving while license suspended, and driving while driver license suspended or revoked, first offense. Savannah Renee Jordan, 25, of Avon Park, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Jon Paul Radebaugh, 27, of Sebring, was charged for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Marianne Ruth Stifel, 69, of Sebring, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Philip Wayne Turner, 18, of Arcadia, was charged with smuggling or introducing contraband into detention facility; possession of POLICEBLOTTER Continued on page 5A County battling illegal tire dumping at APintersection Courtesy photo Despite a sign warning against it, people have been dumping old tires at the intersection of State Road 64 and Olivia Drive in Avon Park. Former pro basketball player speaks to JASA inmates See VARGAS, page 6A Sebring City Council member Andrew Fells voted against tabling agenda item concerning the extension of water lines in the Lake Regency Woods subdivision until the city could collect bids from engineers to make a comparison between each before authorizing the finalization of the project plans during Tuesday’s meeting. Astory in Sunday’s NewsSun contained incorrect information. The News-Sun apologizes for the error. Correction

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011Page 3A HODGES UNIVERSITY; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, race inches ads; 0 0 0 1 0 8 0 9 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new p/u; 0 0 0 1 0 8 7 8 By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID —The Lake Placid Town Council made steps Monday night to make public agendas and supporting documents more accessible to the public, and save taxpayer money while doing it. Council members were greeted by new laptops to access agendas and packets, now in PDF files, when they arrived at the meeting. “Bear with us, we are trying to come into the next century,” said Mayor John Holbrook as he tried to log into his laptop in order to start the meeting. The cost of the laptops were roughly $13,000, including the software and installation, but that investment will save the town tens of thousands over the next year, according to Town Clerk Arlene Tuck. “Our goal is to make the records easier to get,” said councilman Ray Royce at an earlier meeting. “This will force us to put the documents into a format that the public can easily access. It will also help us not to violate the Sunshine laws by inadvertently destroying a possible record. Anyone who knows me knows I carry around a stack of the packets in the back of my car for reference, and I have to be careful about taking and storing notes and such,” Royce said. Lake Placid Chief of Police Phil Williams volunteered to take the lead in the research and development of the new technology, and assisted council in logging into and getting their documents for the first time. Each council member also has a USB memory stick so they can take the documents home for review. The council also discussed options like streaming video over the Internet for their meetings, putting all meeting agendas, packets and background on the Internet, and putting public records into the universal PDF format. Meeting minutes, agendas and supporting documents will be available online in the future at http://www.lakkplacidfl.net/. Lake Placid Council moves into information age News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Lake Placids Town Council stare intently at the new laptops they received Monday night. T he laptops were purchased to display agenda packets to and agendas during meetings and w ill save the town thousands in copy costs. Bear with us, we are trying to com into the next century.JOHNHOLBROOK mayor The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K T he less-government crowd are such ardent believers that an effort this year to deregulate more than a dozen industries including autom echanics and charities collapsed, in part, because many of the industries them-s elves recognized it would be bad for their businesses and customers. T wo services that sought and got deregulation are telep hone land lines and property insurance. And if early indicators are accurate, deregulationd oes not live up to the billing of its promoters, who happen t o make up a majority of the Legislature. Heres what Florida Public Service Commission Chairman Art Graham saida fter the PSC relinquished its long-standing regulatory cont rol over landline phones: By embracing the regulatory reform approved by our Legislature and governor, we expand customer choice,a llow pricing flexibility and spur market expansion for Floridas economic and tech-n ological growth. Its a familiar refrain we hear every time our policy-m akers want to throw business interests a bone by maki ng it easier for them to do business and, in turn, raise rates. T hat is exactly what is expected to happen to mill ions of Floridians who have land lines. While Floridas deregulation just took effect, an examination of other states that have deregulated theirp hone industry shows a steady pattern of higher rates in California, 22 percent in 2009 and 23 percent in ; inO hio, 9 percent the first year; in Arkansas, 19 percent to date; in Missouri, some 60 p ercent since 2007. As for property insurance, the Legislature again consid-e red sweeping insurance deregulation (an almost-annual ritual at the behest of the p owerful insurance lobby) but had to settle for partial deregulation of sinkhole insurance and a measure that allows i nsurers to raise rates by 15 percent, up from 10 percent, t o cover reinsurance costs. ... W e would suggest that instead of being a business d raw, deregulation is merely a ploy to help special interests improve their bottom line. That has nothing to do with b usiness development. In the long run, sky-high rates will discourage businesses from coming to Florida. An editorial from the Gainesville Sun. TODAYSEDITORIAL 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 8 63-385-6155 N EWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. 515editor@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com A DVERTISINGV ICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com B USINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page 4ANews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.com Another viewpoint To hear our elected representatives in Tallahassee tell it, deregulation of business is good for consumers, good for business and good for Floridas economy. The claim first made ten years ago and repeated by Republican and Democratic administrations that corporate offshoring would increase domestic employment turned out to be a painful hoax perpetrated on American workers Matthew Slaughter, a Dartmouth College Tuck School of Business professor and an economic advisor to George W. Bush, touted the universally accepted globalism mantra that ...for every one job that U.S. multinationals created abroad...they created nearly two U.S. jobs in their (U.S.-based ents. Today, Slaughter admits his error. In the meantime unemployed, indebted and foreclosed Americans pay the price for the federal governments folly. Despite the current administrations ongoing rhetoric to the contrary, few wellpaying jobs will be created near term. U. S. corporations find it more lucrative to do business overseas. Heres the evidence. According to a report issued July 27 by Moodys Investor Services, U.S. non-financial corporate cash holdings rose to $1.24 trillion at the end of 2010 with nearly half of the total on deposit abroad. Apple, Inc., Microsoft Corp., Cisco Systems, Inc., Pfizer, Inc. and Google, Inc. held the largest amounts of cash. The huge sums reflect the growing strength of major corporationsinternational operations. Based on a Moodys internal survey, the agency concluded that: We believe companies will keep this cash outside the U.S. as they pursue international acquisitions, invest in their own overseas operations or await tax breaks on overseas earnings they bring back to the U.S. Instead of broad-based hiring, major corporations hoard cash, slash domestic payroll and hire abroad. According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, during the 2000s, companies cut their U.S. work forces by 2.9 million while increasing employment overseas by 2.4 million. Compare that to the 1990s when large corporations added 4.4 million domestic jobs versus 2.7 million abroad. Compounding the unemployment problem is that GE, Wal-Mart, Cisco, Oracle and dozens of others pay little if any federal income tax. Consider Microsoft which just released its fiscal fourth quarter statement that reflected record sales of nearly $17.4 billion, a 30 percent increase in after-tax profit and a 35 percent gain in earnings per share. On a $6.3 billion profit, Microsoft paid only 7 percent in taxes or a meager $445 million. Microsofts foreign earnings make up 68 percent of its overall income. According to Microsofts IRS filings, over the past six years the companys pre-tax profits booked overseas nearly tripled to $19.2 billion in the fiscal year just ended from $6.8 billion in the year ended June 2006. During the same four year period, its U.S. earnings have dropped to $8.9 billion from $11.4 billion. Microsoft shrunk its tax bill by channeling global salesearnings through the low-tax havens of Ireland, Puerto Rico and Singapore. To end offshoring and thereby restore American job opportunities, strong federal intervention is required something light years away given the insidious link between Silicon Valley campaign donations and Capitol Hill. ASeptember 2010 effort failed when Senate Republicans blocked the Creating American Jobs and Ending Offshoring Act that included two amendments that would ensure that Americans are first in line for any domestic jobs. Currently, no similar legislation is pending. Joe Guzzardi has written editorial columnsmostly about immigration and related social issuessince 1986. He is a Senior Writing Fellow for Californians for Population Stabilization (CAPS syndicated in various U.S. newspapers. Contact him at JoeGuzzardi@ CAPSweb.org. Offshoring: Hows it working out for you? Guest Column Joe Guzzardi Make 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. We have to make room for everybody. 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 editor@newssun.com 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 EDITORIALPAGEPOLICY A week ago, Los Angeles Times editors asked readers if New Jersey Gov. ChrisC hristie has the look of a president. Is America ready for a presi-d ent who, frankly, doesnt look healthy? they asked. Sheesh! Youd think corpulent Americans mightc atch a break in these sensitive times. T he editors explained that presidential image has always been important.T hats why presidents conceal bad habits Barack O bamas smoking, for instance while portraying themselves as vigorous and fit. But how do you conceal a n Ernest Borgnine gut? The editors explained t hat in the TVera, being fit and good-looking surely doesnt hurt presidentiala spirations; Michele Bachmann and Sarah Palin ( if she runs) are examples. Fair enough. But the editors overl ooked an interesting historical truth: Our chubbier presidents have run some o f our leaner governments. Washington Examiner c olumnist Gene Healy, commenting on a Slate article that examined chubbier presidentsrecords, offered some interesting insights. O f our four chubbiest chief executives William Howard Taft, William McKinley, Grover Cleveland and Zachary Taylor three governed lightly, Healy said. M cKinley brought high tariffs and an unnecessary w ar, but Cleveland thwarted government growth by wielding his veto pen more than any president before him. A nd Taft, who installed a plus-sized bathtub in the White House, didnt start any major wars or federal programs and fought TeddyR oosevelts grandiose visions of presidential power Those fellows governed well before my time, but not our most recent chubby president, Bill Clinton. He had the appearance, as comedian Dennis Miller put it, of the guy at your fraternity who used to tap the keg. He worked hard to portray himself as fit and vigorous though that didnt work out so well. We had to suffer through i mages of him jogging through Washington, flabby thighs and gut jiggling, veinsb ulging from his reddened forehead. Whatever Clinton gainedw ith the public was quickly shattered when a canny photographer caught him and Hillary dancing in swimsuits during a VirginI slands vacation. His flabby torso was on display for t he world to see. During a 1993 Marthas Vineyard vacation, photog-r aphers captured him swimming in the surf. His b ig-gutted image made clear that our commander in chief made more than one pass at the buffet. But nobody much cared.S ay what you will about Clinton, but he turned out t o be pragmatic. Compromising with Republicans, he left officew ith a gusher of a surplus. He was followed by G eorge W. Bush, our fittest president, who spent $5 trillion more than our gov-e rnment brought in, driving our debt to nearly $11 trillion. B ush was followed by Obama, one of our leanest p residents. Though he inherited a mess, his Keynesian gamble has not worked so well. Our debt has grown by $4 trillion onh is watch, and he has presided over Americas first-ever credit downgrade. Meanwhile, Christie has taken on entrenched interests and turned New Jerseys sizable deficit intoa surplus. To be sure, difficult t imes call for difficult measures, and in such times, folks dont care so much about appearance as about results. T he informal L.A. Times survey backs that up. Some 70 percent of respondents said Christies weight and appearance are not ani ssue. Which makes sense to me. Afat president and a lean government are suddenly looking better than a lean president and a fat government. Tom Purcell, a freelance writer is also a humor columnist for the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and is nationally syndicated exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate. Email Tom at Purcell@caglecartoons.com. Fat president, lean government? Guest Column Tom Purcell

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C M Y K open at 6:15 p.m., show is 7 p.m. Tickets just $10. Snack bar with burgers and hots will be open. Call 402-0763.Celebrate Kids Night during Augusts Destination DowntownSEBRING — It’s Kids’ Night in Downtown Sebring on Friday from 5-8 p.m. and you can bring your parents too. It’s fun for the whole family with the following activities: — Talent contest for preteen and teen — Coloring Contest for K-12 (from 5-7 p.m.) — Face painting by Sebring varsity cheerleaders — Dance troupe performance — Dunk tank — School supply collection by ABATE — Alan Jay A’s for Wheels Program information — Hot dog and snow cone vendors Several Downtown Sebring merchants are offering incredible deals and discounts during this Destination Downtown Sebring event, which used to be referred to as Gallery Walk. Visit local businesses, enjoy refreshments and snacks and stroll the charming Historic Downtown Sebring District. Volunteers are needed and pets are welcome. Call Linda Tucker at 382-2649. Visit www.DestinationDowntown Sebring.com.Reading with Reptiles on SaturdaySEBRING —Anew program, “Reading With Reptiles,” a benefit for the Crocodilian Conservation Center of Florida will take its place on Saturday at 1 p.m. in the Children’s Room of the Sebring Public Library. Following the program there will be really cool posters and T-shirts available to purchase and the money raised will go toward the new Croc Center to be built in Frostproof beginning this fall. See the flyers or ask the children’s desk for more information.Events at local lodges, postsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 in Avon Park will host the following events this week: — Today: Ladies Auxiliary meeting 4 p.m. Men’s Auxiliary meeting 6 p.m. Post meeting 7 p.m. —Thursday: Bar bingo a t 1 p.m. Lunch served at break for $1. LAKE PLACID The American Legion Placid Post 25 in Lake Placid will host the following events this week: — Today: Open face prime. Music with Bama Jam 6-9 p.m. — Thursday: Burgers, jumbo hot-dogs and fries 6 p.m. Music with Fireman 6 -9 p.m. The Veterans of Foreign Wars 3880 Lake Placid, wi ll host the following events this week: — Wednesday: Food will be served (call for time). Ladies Night 5 p.m. Wii games 6 p.m. —Thursday: $1 drafts all day. SEBRING The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 will host the following events this week: — Today: Men’s Auxilia ry Reuben sandwich with homemade chips and onion straws served from 5-7 p.m., for $6.50. Music with Buddy Canova from 5-8 p.m. —Thursday: Ladies Auxiliary will serve hamburgers, etc., from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011Page 5A MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; ff main top rhp only pg 3 or 5; 0 0 0 1 0 6 8 2 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; carpet; 0 0 0 1 0 6 8 5 Continued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS by person under 21 years of age, first offense; driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs; and possession of marijuana, not more than 20 grams. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Saturday, August 6: James Allen Baker, 18, of Sebring, was charged with possession of cocaine; possession of marijuana, more than 20 grams; possession of drug equipment and/or use; possession of marijuana, with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver; and producing marijuana, Schedule I. Christopher Samuel Beatty, 33, of Avon Park, was charged on a Fairfax County, Va., warrant for forgery of public records. David Flores Colin, 25, of Lake Placid, was charged with possession of cocaine; possession of cocaine with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver, etc.; and possession of narcotic equipment and/or use. Mark Marlin Moree, 21, of Sebring, was charged for larceny, petit theft, second degree, first offense; possession of controlled substance without prescription; and possession of drug equipment and/or use. Cody Allen Peck, 19, of Avon Park, was charged for domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Andrew Joshua Velazquez, 22, of Lake Placid, was charged with possession of cannabis; using or possessing drug paraphernalia; and assault with a deadly weapon. The following people were booked into the Highlands County Jail on Friday, August 5: Steven Andrew Acevedo, 21, of Avon Park, was charged for knowingly driving while driver license suspended or revoked; resisting officer, obstruction without violence; and vehicle theft, grand theft of motor vehicle. Angelica Kay Bell, 20, of Nokomis, was charged with larceny or grand theft; and fraud, false owner information to pawn items. Felix Joshua Brotons, 36, of Sebring, was charged with domestic violence or battery, touch or strike. Jerry Marcus Davis, 20, of Sebring, was charged for dealing in stolen property; larceny or grand theft; larceny, grand theft of firearm; burglary of building, structure or conveyance; resisting officer, interfering with law enforcement officer without violence. Tratavis Marki Holmes, 25, of Lake Placid, was charged with possession of drug equipment and/or use; and driving while driver license suspended, first offense. Dustin David Lang, 21, of Sebring, was charged with damaging property, criminal mischief; and battery, touch or strike. Darrell Wayne Lormand, 30, of Sebring, was charged for no motor cycle endorsement. Harold Eugene McBrayer, 52, of Avon Park, was charged for burglary of unoccupied dwelling, unarmed; vehicle theft, grand theft of motor vehicle; and burglary of unoccupied conveyance, unarmed. Luis Miguel Medina, 21, of Sebring, was charged for possession of controlled substance without prescription. Nabila Lisa Nassr, 29, of Sebring, was charged with larceny, petit theft, second degree, first offense. Suzanne Louise Phillips, 30, of Sebring, was charged for damaging property, criminal mischief; and domestic violence or battery, causing bodily harm. Sheila Yvonne Scott, 48, of Sebring, was charged with battery. Tachaka Gernika Thompson, 23, of Sebring, was charged with fraud or swindling to obtain property; fraud, uttering false instrument; forgery or altering public record, certificate, etc.; and larceny or grand theft. Andrew Willingham, 36, of Tallahassee, was charged for withholding support, non-support of children or spouse. Chadwick Devin Woodard, 20, of Avon Park, was charged for possession of drug equipment and/or use; and possession of marijuana, not more than 20 g rams. Continued from page 2A POLICEBLOTTER Death NoticeGenaro Ronald Fernandez, 46, of Sebring died August 7, 2011. Arrangements are being handled by StephensonNelson Funeral Home, Sebring. OBITUARIES Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun Associated PressCOPLEY, Ohio — Agunman who killed seven people during a weekend rampage in his Ohio neighborhood cornered one of his victims, his girlfriend’s 11-year-old nephew, in the basement of a house, ordered out the family sheltering the boy and then shot him, police said Monday. Michael Hance’s coldblooded killing of such a young victim after stalking seven other people on a tidy suburban Akron street named Goodenough Avenue was, neighbors said, the culmination of a dispute over a home that once belonged to his girlfriend’s parents. Hance, 51, had no previous criminal record before the outburst late Sunday morning and his death in a shootout with police in Copley, where a flag flew at half-staff Monday outside the home where the carnage began. Hance had recently grown angry over residents’comments about the property where he lived with his girlfriend, Becky Dieter, neighbor Carol Eshleman said. About a month ago, Hance’s next-door neighbor Gudrun “Gerdie” Johnson had asked Hance to clean up the property, which included a brokendown car on blocks. Johnson related the encounter to Eshleman, explaining that she’d never seen Hance so upset. “He said, ‘Get off my property and don’t come back,”’ Eshleman said. Gilbert Elie, who lives across from the Johnsons’ home, said one of them had complained about the property to a councilwoman in the neighborhood. Messages seeking comment from Copley Township Trustee Helen Humphrys, who lives nearby, were not returned Monday, and it was not clear if there was ever a formal complaint made. Johnson, 64, was killed in the attack, along with her husband, 67-year-old Russell Johnson; their 44-year-old son Bryan Johnson and his daughter Autumn, 16; Becky Dieter’s brother, Craig Dieter, and his 11-year-old son, Scott; and an unidentified girl who was slain while in a parked car with Autumn outside the Johnsons’home. Becky Dieter, the gunman’s longtime girlfriend and a Veterans Administration clerk, was also shot but survived and remains hospitalized. Authorities on Monday were still trying to work out details of the shootings and a motive for Hance’s actions. But comments from police and neighbors help stitch together a picture of a man prone to conflict and under increasing pressure from neighbors to take his life elsewhere. Hance had worked at a printer’s shop in Akron but quit after a dispute and didn’t work again, Eshleman said, although Becky Dieter urged him to find a job. He was a little slow but often read textbooks on diseases and medical procedures and tried to get others interested, she said. He also made and drank odd health concoctions and claimed he didn’t have to work because he was an inventor, Eshleman said. He also seemed constantly under stress, trying to deal with possessions of relatives who had recently died, said Eshleman, a 64-year-old driver for public school special education students. “Mike was strange,” she said, but “I wouldn’t think he’d go to this extreme.” The suburban block features generally well-kept yards with small houses, some better maintained than others. On Monday, the two-story brick-and-siding house where Dieter lived stood out little except for a blue tarp held down by two-by-fours across one section of the roof. There were cars in the backyard but none visibly on blocks, and a flower bed bloomed in the front yard. The dispute apparently dated to the deaths of Becky and Craig Dieters’parents a couple of years ago, said Eshleman, who was a caregiver for Dieters’parents and also knew Hance. Becky Dieter’s brother, Craig, wanted the house sold, but instead Hance and Becky Dieter moved in, Eshleman said. Robin Hancock, a former caregiver for the Dieters’late parents, called Hance an unpleasant, disliked person whose confrontational style led her to stop working for the couple. “He was quiet and strange,” said Hancock, 53, of Akron, who concurred that there was tension over the ownership of the property in Copley, a township of 11,000 just west of Akron. Ohio gunman was in property dispute, neighbors say

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C M Y K here because I truly believe that what I’m going to share with you is vital to your future,” said Varga. Varga spoke to the group of nearly 40 men, all with a history of substance abuse and over half of which are fathers, a point Varga made sure the inmates knew was important in their lives. “Your kids need you OK? They need you clean and they need you there,” Varga said. Varga described unreal stories of his mother’s heroine and alcohol addiction to the silent room. He told the story of his first alcoholic drink given to him by his mother when he was only a pre-schooler so that he would go to bed at night. He spoke of the violent and constant physical abuse he endured from his mother’s boyfriends. He shared intimate details of the 2 a.m. trips he and his older sister, Wendy, were forced to go on when his mother needed a “fix” and a tale of his own mother’s rage and violent attacks. The inmates sat quietly, eyes fixed on Varga as he continued to explain how he found the strength and courage to rise above the disgusting reality he had faced his whole childhood. “Things kept getting worse progressively in my life...everything in my life said failure. It became a pattern in my life, people kept telling me the same thing. ‘There’s no way you can succeed,’everyone said,” Varga said. After a brutal beating from his mother’s boyfriend one night when Varga was only 14, he sat in his room and contemplated suicide for hours. He then saw a Bible on a night stand began praying for peace and surrendered his life to Jesus. Varga stated that the thing that changed him is what he feared to be more than anything — average. Once in high school, Varga found discipline and respect for adults leading him to scholarships and a professional basketball career. “That was my dream. As long as there have been people, there have been dreams...people who are successful do things that other people don’t do,” said Varga. Varga encouraged the group to change their lives before they even left the correctional facility. “How many of you want to be successful? Raise your hands,” he said. Each of the inmates raised their hands as Varga scanned the room quickly. “Let me tell you what your dream needs to be. Be a better dad, don’t push it off. You don’t think that you’ll be able to do what I’m doing right now do later in life? You want to be successful, change your mindset. God has a plan and a purpose for your life and this may be part of the plan. Whatever the situation you can find hope. There’s some good in you and you got to start believing it yourself,” Varga said. “If I can take the pain in my past, all that hell, and make a difference in lives today then that makes me successful.” Each of the inmates present Sunday received an autographed copy of Varga’s book “If You Only Knew.” Varga will return to Highlands County in October to speak at each of the middle and high schools. He will also hold an assembly during the Highlands County Fair and share his inspirational story to county students and residents. For more information on Varga and his story visit www.inspirenow.com/. Page 6ANews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.com DAILY COMMERCIAL; 9.347"; 9"; Black plus three; process, century link; 0 0 0 1 0 6 6 8 Continued from page 2A Both groups asked the council to waive the fees for their events, stating that deposits were too high. “It will cost us $1,230 to have the Caladium Festival,” May told the council. May also expressed concern that other events sponsored by the chamber, like the Saturday morning market, would cost more than they make in revenue. “We are doing these events to bring people into Lake Placid, not to make money,” May told the council. “We are asking you to waive that fee because we are doing these events to bring people into the area. When these folks are here, they support the community, they eat in restaurants and sleep in hotels,” May said. Councilman Ray Royce disclosed that he was on the Executive Board for the chamber, and felt any vote he did would be a conflict, but asked to be part of the discussion. “I won’t vote, but I don’t want to start waiving these fees right out of the box,” Royce said. “If an organization cannot put up the deposit, what position are they in to make repairs?” Councilman Steve Bastardi echoed Royce’s comments and concerns. “I am against waiving the fees right from the start. The parks department is costing us money, and all we are trying to do is to charge a fee for people who are using the parks in large groups,” Bastardi said. Councilwomen Debra Worley and Cheryl Davis said they would vote to waive fees for the chamber. “They have done this for 15 years without any problems. I think we should take that into consideration,” Worley said. Worley asked to have deposits for what she called “historic” events waived, and Davis agreed. Michael Noel, president of the Chamber board, asked what would be the impact if the Caladium Festival was canceled. Royce countered that if chamber members agreed to raise the ad valorem to support the parks, then the council would waive the fees. “If you are willing to ask your members to pay a higher millage rate, then that’s fine,” Royce said. “The reality is that someone has to pay.” “If we drive four major events from the parks, you still have to mow the grass,” Brown said. Bastardi made a motion to deny waiving any fees, but it died for a lack of a second, and that’s when Royce brought up the question about the validity of the policy. “I don’t think we actually voted to approve the policy. I know we directed it, and it was our intent, but we didn’t vote,” Royce said. The council decided that since no formal action had taken place, then the fees would be waived until a proper ordinance could be drafted. “This is a work in progress,” Royce said. Continued from page 1A Committee, agreed. “If you implement it the way you passed it, it will become a desert out there,” Million said. “Even though I voted for that, I don’t see how we can execute it,” said Councilman Steve Bastardi. Councilman Ray Royce suggested that the electricity part of the payments be dropped in lieu of raising the base fee to $35 per player. Wirick agreed that would be a good compromise. “We still have to work out how to collect it and how to get it paid, but I think that is workable,” Wirick said. Royce, and other council members, congratulated Wirick on his dedication and volunteerism at the ball parks. Wirick mows and tends the fields all year with a slew of other volunteers. Council voted 4-0 to move towards the $35 use r fee for each player, and directed staff to draft an ordinance by Sept. 5 for the council to review. Continued from page 1A dents in the first and second grades, as they have not yet taken a FCATtest. The school district informs parents of students who are eligible to enter the program, and monitors the paperwork. The tutorial program is in addition to the club’s afterschool program, which includes organized recreation, homework sessions and academic support, but no tutoring. The Boys & Girls Club pays a rental fee to for the use of space. Both the recreation center and the First Methodist Church provide sites in Avon Park. The club pays a rental fee of $250 per tutored student to each facility. This is lower than what was paid during the school year of 2010-2011, because of cuts to No Child Left Behind. The club has lost 17.8 percent of that funding alone. One of the most important reasons to find a quiet place to house the tutorial program, Randall said, is the need to keep students focused. For example, he said using the Methodist Church’s parsonage — which volunteers cleaned, painted and re-tiled — has been ideal. The program has been almost too successful. “The growth has been spectacular,” Randall said. From an initial enrollment of 35 students in 2007, attendance has increased to 75, then 109, and last year 140. But with limited indoor space, 140 children proved too many, so the number being accepted this year will be capped at 100. The club is reaching out to neighborhoods beyond its current facilities, including North Central Heights and Highway Park in Lake Placid. Randall is exploring the possibility of expanding into Lorida and creating a more substantial presence in Lake Placid. “We want to service all of Highlands County,” he said, “not just parts of it.” Because of the government cuts at the federal, state and county levels, Randa ll said fundraising is more important than ever. This Saturday the club is having a Texas Hold ‘em Tournament, which comes with a lunch provided by the Olympic Restaurant and Famous Flames. A$100 ticket gets a person a seat at the table. There are spectacular prizes Randall said, all donated by individuals and businesses. Trips, for example, including a weekend at a private villa right on a beach, and items like a computer and a 32inch flat-screen television. Randall said there will also be a high hand 50/50 pot. “I can’t play your hand fo r you, “ Randall said, but he is more than willing to offe r encouragement. Buying a ticket in advance helps with the planning, bu t latecomers will be welcomed at the door. The tournament is Saturday at the Sun ’N Lake Community Center, starting at noon. Call 453-0240 for more information. Continued from page 1A Varga speaks to JASAinmates Park user fees still not set in stone in Lake Placid This is a work in progress.RAYROYCE council member Boys & Girls Club hopes to expand educational services League fees changed in Lake Placid News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Chief Phil Williams presents and plaque to Officer Edward Conklin to honor his 30 years of service to the Lake Placid Police Department. Conklin retired this year form his position as a reserve officer. LPPD honors Conklin for 30 years of service

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011Page 7A VILLAGE INN/VICOR RESTAURANTS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 8/3,10; 0 0 0 1 0 6 5 8 AVON PARK HOUSING AUTHORITY; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 8/3,10,17,24,31; 0 0 0 1 0 6 7 9 By DANIELWAGNER APBusiness WriterNEWYORK — Global stock markets tumbled Monday on the first trading day since Standard & Poor’s downgraded long-term U.S. debt. The plunge came as investors grew anxious over a weakening U.S. economy and a widening debt crisis in Europe. Not everything went as expected. Some analysts had worried that Treasury yields would surge after S&P’s downgrade. That would happen if investors demanded higher returns to compensate for their risk. The opposite happened. Treasury yields dropped Monday as investors sought a safe place for their cash. Their actions showed continued confidence in long-term U.S. debt. Here are some questions and answers about the market’s turmoil Monday: Q: Why are stock prices plunging? A: Stocks are considered risky, especially when the economy falters. When the economy is growing, companies can expand, hire and increase profits. Astring of bad economic data has led many investors to worry that the economy will dip back into recession. If that happens, stocks would likely slide further. Investors already were growing fearful about the economy before S&P’s announcement Friday night. Oil prices also are falling, a sign that traders expect the weak economy to reduce demand from consumers and businesses. Q: If everyone is selling stocks, where’s that money going? A: Anywhere safe. Traders are plowing cash into investments that are seen as hedges against economic weakness. Gold prices streaked past $1,700 for the first time Monday. And the yields on debt issued by the U.S. Treasury fell as traders, money managers and overseas banks sought refuge from the market’s wild swings. Bond yields fall as their prices rise. Q: Why are Treasury prices rising? Didn’t S&P just indicate that they are a riskierinvestment? A: Investors remain confident that the Treasury will be able to pay its creditors, downgrade or not. And Treasurys are still the world standard for safe, stable investments that can be converted into cash easily. Other nations with AAAratings have much smaller economies and issue much less debt. When investors seek safety, they don’t have many options other than Treasurys. Q: If the S&Pdowngrade isn’t driving all this selling, why are markets plunging now? Afterall, the economic data was relatively encouraging on Thursday, when the Dow had its worst one-day point drop since 2008. A: Things are looking grim in Europe. Central bankers there are trying to prevent Italy and Spain from becoming the latest nations to default on their debts. The European Central Bank on Monday is buying up bonds issued by those countries, to increase demand for them. Adefault by Spain or Italy would be disastrous for other nations that use the euro and could affect financial companies worldwide. Q: Are investors more optimistic about overseas stock markets? A: Not at all. Stocks around the world have taken a pounding. Even developing markets are vulnerable because of how U.S. and European weakness could reverberate globally. BUSINESS Questions and answers about the markets turmoil MCTfile photo Traders had to stress again on Monday as the stock market had its worst day since 2008. By MATTHEWCRAFT APBusiness WriterNEWYORK — Acut to the U.S. government’s credit rating by Standard & Poor’s was supposed to send Treasury prices down and interest rates up. But just the opposite happened. So why would investors buy U.S. government debt after it was downgraded from AAAto AA+ last Friday? In a word, fear. “Fear causes investors to make decisions that don’t necessarily have a fundamental basis,” said Guy LeBas, chief fixed income strategist at Janney Montgomery Scott. Traders said they weren’t shifting money into Treasurys because they believe U.S. government bonds are a solid investment. Instead, they said, Treasurys are simply a place to hide cash. “Of course, there’s an irony here,” LeBas said. “The source of the problem is the best performer of the day.” Bad news is still good for Treasurys, even with a lower rating. When investors are anxious about the economy, they sell anything that looks risky and buy assets that are considered safer. On Monday, that meant gold and U.S. government debt rose. Junk bonds dropped and stocks took the hardest hit. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 634.76 points, or 5.5 percent, its worst one-day drop since December 2008. By contrast, the 10-yea r Treasury note jumped $1.93 for every $100 invested on Monday. That pushed its yield down to 2.34 percent. That matched its lowes t level this year, reached Friday. The reasoning may sound strange but bond traders still see Treasurys as one of the world’s safest hiding spots. Few people believe the U.S. would ever not pay its bills. And the massive size of the Treasury market -$9.3 trillion in tradeable bonds, bills and notes -allows large money managers to move quickly in and out of the market with little trouble. In market speak, it’s called “liquidity.” And traders say no other marke t is as liquid as Treasurys. Daily trading of Treasurys is about $580 billion, much higher than debt markets in the United Kingdom ($34 billion) or Germany ($28 billion), according to a recent study by Fitch Ratings. When a crisis hits, investors race to Treasurys because they know they can sell them later. The flight to Treasurys on Monday shouldn’t be much of a surprise, said David Ader, chief Treasury strategist at CRTCapital. In late July, when the U.S. government looked like it could default on its debt payments, Treasury prices climbed and yields fell. “When default risk was a t its peak, what did the Treasury market do? It rallied,” he said. Treasury prices jump as stocks plummet

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C M Y K Page 8ANews-Sun Wednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.co m IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 09000518GCS Division: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, Vs. JULIE M. WHITNEY; et al NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 28, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 at 11:00 A.M. on August 31, 2011, the following described property: LOT 13, BLOCK F. SPRING LAKE VILLAGE II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 432 DOGWOOD DRIVE, SEBRING, FL. 33876 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: JULY 28, 2011. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Bob Germaine, Clerk of Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy of Court (COURT SEAL) August 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued out of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit In and For Highlands County, Florida, on the 19th day of July, 2011, in the cause wherein HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, is Plaintiff, and BRIAN L. OGG, is Defendant, being Case No. 10-001314-GCS in the said Court, I, Susan Benton, Sheriff of Highlands County, Florida, have levied upon all of the Defendant, BRIAN L. OGG's, right, title and interest in and to the following described PERSONAL property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: 2004 DODGE RAM TRUCK MAROON/BURGANDY VIN # 1D7HU18D54S683916 and on the 30th day of August, 2011, at Duck's Body Shop, in the City of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, at the hour of 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale all of the said defendant, BRIAN L. OGG's, right, title and interest in aforesaid property at public outcry and will sell the same, subject to all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. Dated this, July 25, 2011 SUSAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Lt. J. Bailey Jr. Lt. Jack Bailey, Jr. DEPUTY SHERIFF In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities A ct, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TTD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Services. July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 PUBLIC NOTICE Heartland Workforce has submitted an application to Workforce Florida, Inc., requesting renewal of its authorization to operate as direct service provider (Direct Control) for delivery of certain services in the DeSoto, Hardee, and Highlands county One-Stop Career Centers. The application is available for viewing on the Heartland Workforce website at HYPERLINK "http://www.hwib.org" www.hwib.org. Questions or comments on the application may be directed to pkozic@hwib.org August 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, 14, 2011 Posted:August 2, 2011 United States District Court Southern District of FloridaPublic Notice United States Magistrate Judge Miami, Florida The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Florida at Miami. This appointment will succeed the incumbent who will be retiring on or about April 11, 2012. The basic jurisdiction of the United States magistrate judge is specified in Title 28, United States Code, Section 636. The duties of the position are demanding and wide ranging, including, but not limited to: 1) conducting most preliminary proceedings in criminal cases; 2) trial and disposition of misdemeanor cases; 3) conducting various pretrial matters and evidentiary proceedings on delegation from the judges of the district court; 4) trial and disposition of civil cases upon consent of the litigants; and 5) assist the district court with any ``Additional duties as are not inconsistent with the Constitution and Laws of the United States.Ž To be qualified for the appointment an applicant must: 1. Be, and have been for at least five years, a member in good standing of the bar of the highest court of a state, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Territory of Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, or the Virgin Islands of the United States, and have been engaged in the active practice of law for a period of at least five years (with some substitutes authorized); 2. Be competent to perform all the duties of the office; be of good moral character; be emotionally stable and mature; be committed to equal justice under the law; be in good health; be patient and courteous; and be capable of deliberation and decisiveness; 3. Be less than seventy years old; and 4. Not be related to a judge of the district court. A Merit Selection panel composed of attorneys and other members of the community will review all applicants and recommend to the judges of the district court, in confidence, the names of at least five applicants for the position whose character, experience, ability and commitment to equal justice under law fully qualify them to serve as a United States magistrate judge. The Court will make the appointment, following an FBI full-field investigation and an IRS tax check of the appointee. An affirmative effort will be made to give due consideration to all qualified candidates, including women and members of minority groups. The current annual salary for the position is $160,080.00. The term of office is eight years. Official application forms may be found on our U.S. District Court, Southern District, web page, www.flsd.uscourts.gov under Public Notice-Vacancy of U.S. Magistrate Judge. Completed applications must be submitted to: Flsd_magistratejudgerecruitment@flsd.uscourts.gov. All applications will be kept confidential, unless the applicant consents to disclosure, and all applications will be examined only by members of the Merit Selection Panel and the judges of the district court. The panel's deliberations will remain confidential. Instructions for completion and submission of the application are included on each application form.Completed applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on August 31, 2011. THE DISTRICT COURT IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER 1050Legals HIGHLANDS COUNTY DELEGATION NOTICE OF MEETING TO: All agencies of local government and interested parties FROM: Representative Ben Albritton, Chairman, Highlands County Legislative Delegation SUBJECT: Highlands County Legislative Delegation Annual Meeting and Public Hearing Representative Ben Albritton announces that the Highlands County Legislative Delegation meeting will be held on WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011 at 9:30 A.M. in the boardroom of the Highlands County Government Center, located at 600 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida. If you would like to be placed on the agenda to speak, please contact Representative Ben Albrittons District Secretary, Karen Whaley, at 863-534-0073 no later than noon on Wednesday, September 7, 2011. Five (6) copies of all handouts and other information for delegation members must be received by Representative Albrittons District Office at Post Office Box 1966, Bartow, Florida 33831 by Wednesday, September 7, 2011 or may be hand delivered to 150 North Central Avenue in Bartow, Florida. Discussion of issues regarding local legislation for the 2012 Legislative Session will be held at this time. All proposals for local bills are expected to be presented at the hearing and must be drafted in bill form, accompanied by a Resolution from the local government supporting the proposed legislation. This information must be received by Representative Albrittons District Office at Post Office Box 1966, Bartow, Florida 33831 by Wednesday, September 7, 2011 or may be hand delivered to 150 North Central Avenue in Bartow, Florida. Individuals wishing to address the Delegation on local bills being considered should plan to attend the public hearing at the Highlands County Government Center, 600 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida. Following the consideration of local bills, the public will be invited to address the Delegation on state issues that are of concern. If you have any questions or would like to be placed on the agenda for the Highlands County Legislation Delegation Hearing, please email Karen Whaley at karen.whaley@myfloridahouse.gov or by phone at 863-534-0073. August 10, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-310 IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM E. BRUNSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WILLIAM E. BRUNSON, deceased, whose date of death was July 1, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 3, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Ernest W. Brunson Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N. Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-1111 Fax: (863)465-8100 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com August 3, 10, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-304 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT M. RYAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT M. RYAN, deceased, whose date of death was December 10, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 3, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Thomas Klyve 1030 Summit Avenue Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T. Karlson Florida Bar Number: 0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-5033 Fax: (863) 465-6022 E-Mail: info@KarlsonLaw.com August 3, 10, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-190 IN RE: ESTATE OF RONALD JOHN HANSEL a.k.a. RONALD J. HANSEL NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RONALD JOHN HANSEL a.k.a. RONALD J. HANSEL, deceased, whose date of death was February 28, 2011, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-1375, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 10, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Diane Jean Gaffney 123 Parkview Road Sebring, Florida 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863)453-4457 August 10, 17, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-316 IN RE: ESTATE OF MOISES D. LLANO Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MOISES D. LLANO, deceased, whose date of death was December 25, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 10, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Blanca Severa Llano 109 Rhapsody Court Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ William J. Nielander WILLIAM J. NIELANDER Florida Bar Number: 0386014 172 E. Interlake Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863) 465-8181 Fax: (863) 465-5614 E-Mail: wjn@nielander.com August 10, 17, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-317 IN RE: ESTATE OF JOSEPH J. GLASS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JOSEPH J. GLASS, deceased, whose date of death was June 29, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 3, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Gail Askin 502 Bear Road Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: WILLIAM J. NIELANDER Florida Bar Number: 0386014 172 E. Interlake Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863) 465-8181 Fax: (863) 465-5614 E-Mail: wjn@nielander.com August 3, 10, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-315 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF GAYLE P. MORAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of GAYLE P. MORAN, deceased, whose date of death was May 28, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 3, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T. Karlson 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T. Karlson Florida Bar Number: 0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863)465-5033 Fax: (863) 465-6022 E-Mail: info@KarlsonLaw.com August 3, 10, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000062 NATIONAL CITY BANK SBM TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO Plaintiff, vs. DIMITRIOS LINARDATOS; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION #1; IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Defendants. Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling Foreclosure sale dated July 29, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000062 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONAL CITY BANK SBM TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO, Plaintiff and DIMITRIOS LINARDATOS are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., August 31, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 2, BLOCK 251, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED at SEBRING, Florida, this 29th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 August 10, 17, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-314 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF A UDREY C. BENNETT KEY a.k.a. AUDREY C. KEY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS A GAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of AUDREY C. BENNETT KEY a.k.a. AUDREY C. KEY, deceased, File Number PC 11-314, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was June 12, 2011; that the total value of the estate is $35,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Chester R. Bennett 95 N. Oleander Road Avon Park, Florida 33825 Orange City, FL 32763 Olen Jack Bennett 220 S. Huckleberry Lake Drive Sebring, Florida 33875 Douglas W. Benett 127 Reedy Creek Drive Frostproof, Florida 33843 A LL 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 A ugust 10, 2011. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Carla Renee Bennett 601 W. Main Street Avon Park, Florida 33825 A ttorney for Person Giving Notice: / s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 A von Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863)453-4457 August 10, 17, 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 le ss. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads p laced under the Bargain BuysŽ discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-Sun Wednesday, August 10, 2011Page 9 A NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000136TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that RASPBERRY MANAGEMENT LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 7837 Year of Issuance: 05-31-2008 Tax ID: S-20-34-29-150-1940-0101 Description of Property: THE SOUTHEASTERLY HALF OF LOTS 10 AND 11, BLOCK 194 WOODLAWN TERRACE, AS RECORDED IN THE PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 96 ) TRANSCRIPT BOOK 1, PAGE 1) IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JOHN DEAN; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 15th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000135TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that RASPBERRY MANAGEMENT LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 10275 Year of Issuance: 05-31-2008 Tax ID: C-15-35-30-020-00UA-0A30 Description of Property: UNIT 3, BUILDING A, OAKWOOD VILLAS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A PORTION OF LOTS 7 & 8, BLOCK U, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE II, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9 PAGE 43 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: GRETCHEN J BIRKHOLD; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 15th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000133TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that MILTON MANAGEMENT LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 11182 Year of Issuance: 05-31-2008 Tax ID: P-06-37-30-040-0030-0030 Description of Property: LOT 3 BLOCK 3 SECOND RESUBDIVISION OF HOFFMANS GROVE ADDITION TO LAKE STEARNS FLORIDA AS RECORDED IN THE PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 1 PAGE 96 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: WILLIAM E LEWIS JR; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 15th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000131TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that DANVERS MANAGEMENT LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 12964 Year of Issuance: 05-31-2008 Tax ID: C-33-38-30-010-0000-0250 Description of Property: LOT 25 HOLIDAY ACRES AS RECORDED IN THE PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 9 PAGE 25 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: HAROLD H KALUZA; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 15th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000101TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that 4QTKIDZ LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 928 Year of Issuance: 05-22-2009 Tax ID: A-23-33-28-400-0000-6360 Description of Property: LOT 636, OF LAS PALMAS RESORT, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS, RESTRICTIONS AND EASEMENTS FOR LAS PALMAS RESORT, RECORDED IN OR BK 1830 PG 1392 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, ALSO KNOWN AS: THE SOUTH HALF, MORE OR LESS, OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY (DIVIDING LINE FOR THE PROPERTY BEING COEXTENSIVE WITH THE PARTY WALL WHICH DIVIDES THE DUPLEX LOCATED UPON THE PROPERTY) LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS: A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMALLY A PART) FLORIDA Name in which assessed: JOSE M MENDEZ; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 15th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 VIDES THE DUPLEX LOCATED UPON THE PROPERTY) LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS: A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMALLY A PART) FLORIDA Name in which assessed: DANIEL I FONTAINE JR; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 15th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000099TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that 4QTKIDZ LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 923 Year of Issuance: 05-22-2009 Tax ID: A-23-33-28-400-0000-6030 Description of Property: LOT 603, OF LAS PALMAS RESORT, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS, RESTRICTIONS AND EASEMENTS FOR LAS PALMAS RESORT, RECORDED IN OR BK 1830 PG 1392 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, ALSO KNOWN AS: THE SOUTH HALF, MORE OR LESS, OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY (DIVIDING LINE FOR THE PROPERTY BEING COEXTENSIVE WITH THE PARTY WALL WHICH DINOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000100TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that 4QTKIDZ LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 927 Year of Issuance: 05-22-2009 Tax ID: A-23-33-28-400-0000-6300 Description of Property: LOT 630, OF LAS PALMAS RESORT, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF COVENANTS, RESTRICTIONS AND EASEMENTS FOR LAS PALMAS RESORT, RECORDED IN OR BK 1830 PG 1392 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, ALSO KNOWN AS: THE SOUTH HALF, MORE OR LESS, OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY (DIVIDING LINE FOR THE PROPERTY BEING COEXTENSIVE WITH THE PARTY WALL WHICH DIVIDES THE DUPLEX LOCATED UPON THE PROPERTY) LEGALLY DESCRIBED AS: THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE FOLLOWING DESCRIBED PROPERTY: A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMALLY A PART) FLORIDA Name in which assessed: DANIEL I FONTAINE JR; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 15th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000098TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that 4QTKIDZ LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 274 Year of Issuance: 05-22-2009 Tax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-5099 Description of Property: LOT 5099, 5100, AND 5101, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT 16, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5 PAGE 9 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: D D OLFIELD; ALETA TERESA OLFIELD All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 15th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000084TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 07/12612 Year of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3340-0170 Description of Property: LOT 17 BLOCK 334 SUN N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 25 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ROSITA AYALA THOMPSON All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 12th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000083TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 07/12608 Year of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3330-0180 Description of Property: LOT 18 BLOCK 333 SUN N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 25 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ARTEMIO D. AQUINE-HURTADO; AUREA ORQUIDEA AQUINE; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 12th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000082TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 07/12604 Year of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3330-0030 Description of Property: LOT 3 BLOCK 333 SUN N LAKE ESTATES SECTION 25 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: FEDERICO RODRIGUEZ-ESTRADA; AIDA LEBRON DE RODRIGUEZ; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 12th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000074TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 07/12601 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3310-0100 Description of Property: LOT 10 BLOCK 331 SUN N LAKE ESTATES SECTION 25 A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: RAUL FRAGUADA; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 12th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000072TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 07/12595 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3290-0100 Description of Property: LOT 10 BLOCK 329 SUN N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 25 A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: FRANCISCO RIOS RODRIGUEZ; MARY C. RIOS; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 12th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000071TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 07/12594 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3280-0750 Description of Property: LOT 75 BLOCK 328 SUN N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 25 A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JUAN SANTIAGO-RAMIREZ/ FELIPA JESUS SANTIAGO; ZULMA M. SANTIAGO A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 12th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000070TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 07/12586 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3230-0250 Description of Property: LOT 25 BLOCK 323 SUN N LAKE ESTATES SECTION 25 A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: LEONARDO DE LA ROSA; MARIA A DE LA ROSA; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 12th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2010-CA-000166 Division: MTGLQ INVESTORS, L.P.; Plaintiff, Vs. SULLIVAN MANAGEMENT GROUP, LLC; BARRY J. SULLIVAN; et al NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 27, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury A ssembly Room in the basement of the courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 at 11:00 A.M. on August 31, 2011, the following described property: LOT 3, BLOCK 704, A REPLAT OF UNIT 4, 1988 REVISION SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 4, 1989 REVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 65, SHEETS 1 THROUGH 3, INCLUSIVE, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 5436 PONCE DE LEON BLVD., 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: JULY 29, 2011. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Bob Germaine, Clerk of Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy of Court (COURT SEAL) August 10, 17, 2011 1050Legals WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 314-9876 Then shop till you drop!

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C M Y K Page 10ANews-Sun Wednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.co m NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000119TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PPTS I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 8048 Y ear of Issuance:May-22-2009 Tax ID: C-27-34-29-A00-0021-0000 Description of Property: THE N 1650 FT OF THE WEST 660 FEET OF SECTION 27 LESS A 1 ACRE TRACT, MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN OR BOOK 668 PAGE 846 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: RUBIN EARL ANCRUM; BLANCHE ANCRUM; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 19th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000093TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that EVMAR I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 1171 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-29-33-28-020-0730-0220 Description of Property: LOTS 22 23 AND 24 BLOCK 73, SECTION B OAK RIDGE SUB ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 107 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: DONOVAN CAMERON; DELSIE DUMERVIL; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 14th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000092TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that EVMAR I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 1170 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-29-33-28-020-0730-0040 Description of Property: LOTS 4 5 AND 6 BLOCK 73, SECTION B OF OAK RIDGE SUB ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 107 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: DONOVAN CAMERON; DELSIE DUMERVIL; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 21st day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000091TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that EVMAR I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 1132 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-33-28-140-0020-0030 Description of Property: LOT 3 BLOCK 2 TULANE PARK SUB ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 36 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MONICA SHANNON; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 19th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000138TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that HAVERILL MANAGEMENT LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 943 Y ear of Issuance: 05-31-2008 Tax ID: A-23-33-28-210-00A0-0050 Description of Property: LOTS 5, 6, & 7, BLOCK A, ORANGE CREST SUBDIVISION, A S RECORDED IN THE PLAT THEREOF IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 35 AND RERECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3 PAGE 69 IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: PRODIGY ENTERPRISES LLC; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 20th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000137TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that HAVERILL MANAGEMENT LLC the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 8200 Y ear of Issuance: 05-31-2008 Tax ID: S-33-34-29-050-2230-0041 Description of Property: PORTION OF LOTS 4, 5 & 6, BLOCK 223 DENISE COURT, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 83 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: ROBERT COPELAND; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 7th day of September, 2011. Dated this 20th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn MISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 17, 24, 2011 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsDUMMY 09 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5

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www.newssun.comNews-Sun Wednesday, August 10, 2011Page 11 A 1997 VWPassat GLX, sta-wgn, cold A/C, AM/FM/CD, leather, pwr-windows, alloys, moon roof, like new tires. Kelly Book-$5020, asking $3595 obo.Need $ to help Son @ UCF. 863-381-8710 9450Automotive for Sale 9000 Transportation 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states tha t all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of in testinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesLAWN MOWERCraftsman self propelled 6hp. Blower & weed eater. $225 Call 863-655-0216 7400Lawn & Garden SEBRING -228 Whatley Blvd. Thur Sat, 8Am 4PM. Household items, furn., tools, etc. LORIDA -1808 US HWY 98 Fri8/12 8am ? Sat 8/13 8am-? Sat. 11am serving BBQ Ribs & chicken plus swamp cabbage. Baked goods, homemade jellies, Knick Knacks & misc. Much More! LAKE PLACID36 Tall Oaks Tr. Sat. Aug. 13, 7am4pm. Antiques, china cabinet, entertainment center, decor items, tools, 2 desks, misc. furn. AVON PARKMulti Family Sale 12 W. Raymond St. ( off N. Lake Ave.) Fri & Sat Aug 12 & 13, 8AM-? Something For Everyone Too Much To List! 7320Garage &Yard Sales TABLE -Kitchen / Dining room 41" pedestal, excellent condition. $40. 863-873-3801 SAW -10 inch Delta Bench / new blade on saw / also extra blades. $55 863-699-9905 MOWER -Murray push w/ a Briggs and Stratton Engine. May need tune-up. $50 obo After 2pm 863-243-1859 KITCHEN TABLEw/4 chairs. $75 obo. Call 863-201-3769 EXERCISE BIKEBy Power Rider / Fully Adjustable / Like New. Cost $200, But Asking $50 863-465-5523 DINING ROOMTABLE w/4 chairs. Chairs have cane backs & fabric seats and wheels. $100 863-471-9714 COUCH -Light Blue/ Teal/ Beige & Tan colors. $50 Call after 2PM. 863-243-1859 CHAIR -Computer / Office / black/ casters. Excellent $35. 863-873-3801 BIKELADIES10 Speed By Spirit. $25 863-465-5523 AIR STREAM7 gal. air tank, w/ 8' to 12' air hose, w/blower nozzle. Looks like new. $15 863-382-4137 7310Bargain BuysMOVING SALE!Sofa bed-Qu. $75, Silk Damask swivel rocker $50, 2 Mahogany shadow bxs $25 ea., Danish modern hutch $50, blue/white hutch $25, Qu. Mahogany bed w/ bedding $100 863-655-2399 7300MiscellaneousBUNK BEDUNIT Pink w/drawers, des k & shelves. $200 SOLD!!!!! 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseAVON PARKLarge Retail/Office Building, 100 E. Main St. A MUST SEE! 863-295-9272 6750Commercial Rental SEBRING 3/1Efficiency, appliances included, fenced lot 100 x 80, above ground pool 25x25 (available for sale), ATD security system available. Close to Florida Hospital & SFCC. $900/mo. + deposit. Call 863-458-0551 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3BR, 2.5BA, 1CG $800/mo. No Smoking, no pets. 863-655-0311 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3BR, 2.5BA, 1CG $800/mo. No Smoking, no pets. 863-655-0311 PLACID LAKES3/2 full baths. New House $750/mo. + $750 dep. Beautiful views, quiet & nice. All tile & new appl. 305-926-7987 LAKE PLACIDDbl. wide 3/2 Country home, w/fenced back yard in the Sun 'N" Lakes Estates. $550/mo. Please call Michelle at 863-381-5661 6300Unfurnished Houses LAKE PLACID2BR, 1BA, Newly Remodeled! W/D, large yard. Convenient location, close to Interlake Blvd. $600/mo. RENTED!!! AVON PARK2BR /2BA / Bonus room. Appliances work, a/c runs cold, carpet, W/D, carport. 3 blks off Hwy 27 N. & 1.5 mi from A.P. Walmart. $600 mo. Plus deposit. 865-207-8279 6300Unfurnished Houses SEBRING -Quaint Older Home w/beautiful hardwood floors. 2BR / 2BA, fenced backyard w/patio. 1 car garage. Washer/dryer. $625/mo. plus utilities. Call 863-991-0290 SEBRING -3BR / 2BA Fully furnished on Lake June. $1450.00 monthly. Security deposit ( 1st & last ). Call 941-232-5194 LAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Furnished 2/1, appliances, A/C. $650/mo. + $500 security. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished HousesSEBRING UNFURNISHEDApt. Move in Special. Lovely remodeled 1 & 2 bedroom apts. We furnish water, sewer & garbage. Pets allowed. Starting @ $400 per month. Call 863-451-1030 NOW ACCEPTINGAPPLICATIONS VERANDA BREEZE APARTMENT AND TOWNHOMES Affordable Housing Income Restrictions Apply. 2, 3, & 4 Bedrooms Clubhouse-Playground Resident Activities-Computer Lab 2308 Wightman Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Phone 863-382-0044 TTY/TDD 711 NORTH AVONPARK 1BR, 1BA, G/W/S, you pay electric. No pets, Deposit $300. $400 Monthly. 863-873-5433 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 PARK2/1.5. Small yard, quiet neighborhood, washer/dryer hook up, central heat & air. $500/mo + deposit. Call 863-257-1865 AVON PARKLEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Call Alan 386-503-8953 AVON PARKApartment with balcony overlooking Lake Verona and City Park 100 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. SPECIAL : $325/mo. 863-453-8598 SEBRING -1 & 2 BR Apts. Fresh paint. Includes water. $395-$550 / mo. Call Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING STUDIOApartment on private property w/pool. Clean, quiet & safe. No smoke or pets. $450/mo. utilities incl. Call 863-385-1528 or 805-469-0396 6150FurnishedApartments 6000 Rentals SEBRING 3/2unfurnished. Secluded setting. Fenced in back yard. Water & trash incl. $650/mo. first, last & security, or bi-weekly option. 863-655-0881 or 863-381-0981 SEBRING -Double Wide on 2 lots. Large enough for Motor Home. Semi Furnished. 2BR / 2BA. $600 monthly + utilities. 1st & last deposit. For Info call 863-655-6794 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent PALM HARBORHOMES Cash For Clunkers 5K For Your Used Mobile HomeAny condition 800-622-2832 ext. 210 AVON PARK2/2, Screen room, utility room w/washer/dryer hook up, in 55+ community. Lake Letta Mobile Home Park on SR 17. Asking $2500 Call 863-385-2613 or 863-451-1087 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesATTENTION: CASH for your Home, Duplex, Apartment, Commercial Property. Rapid Closing, "As Is Condition. 863-441-2689 STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL 4320Real Estate WantedSEBRING 3619Estate Rd. 17 South. Small lot 40 x 102. $4000. Call 305-885-1621 or 305-577-8339 4220Lots for SaleLAKE PLACIDCovered Bridge 2/2 w/den 2 car garage, screened porch, new A/C. No agents. 863-633-9047 4100Homes for SaleLake Placid 4000 Real EstateWANTED MODELTrain Collections. Cash for large or small collections, any gauge. Call 352-592-5081 3050BusinessOpportunities 3000 Financial SUN NLAKE Subway is now hiring for all positions. Must be avail. to work anytime. Go to subway.com and print out the application, and return to the Sun N Lakes location between 10am. & 11am, Monday-Friday. No calls please. ROOFERS WANTED/ drug free workplace. Call 863-385-0351 RECEPTIONIST/BOOK KEEPERASST. F/T, Venus, w/opportunity for advancement. Must have computer skills. E Mail resume to: info@alliedbuilders.net or fax: 863-465-4401 MIDFLORIDA CREDITUNION is seeking part time teller candidates for the Sebring and Lake Placid branch locations. Responsibilities include serving members, performing transactions and cross selling credit union products and services. Qualified candidates will be computer proficient and will possess excellent customer service, communication and cash handling skills. Applicants must be available to work any assigned shifts between 7:00am and 7:00pm Monday through Friday and every Saturday between 8:30am. and 1:00pm. High school diploma/equivalency required, bilingual helpful. Apply on-line at www.midflorida.com. Drug Free Workplace. LPN -IMMEDIATE Opening for an experienced LPN for a busy Pediatric Practice. Experience in phlebotomy and bi-lingual a plus. Attractive benefits and an opportunity for career growth. Fax resume to (863)471-9340 or emailcfmtabitha@gmail.com FIRST BAPTISTPreschool is hiring for a PT Pre School Teacher & Substitute Teacher, Christian, and fun loving. Apply at First Baptist Pre School. 200 E Center Ave, or call 863-385-4704.CAREGIVERSNOWHIRING For caring, compassionate caregivers. Must be 21 yrs old with a HS Diploma/GED, pass a criminal & driving record check. Apply at: ck381.ersp.biz/employment BUSY EYECLINIC has openings in all positions. Full time/part time. Send resume to : P.O. Box 991 Lake Placid 33862. 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1100Announcements NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000119TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PPTS I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 8048 Year of Issuance:May-22-2009 Tax ID: C-27-34-29-A00-0021-0000 Description of Property: THE N 1650 FT OF THE WEST 660 FEET OF SECTION 27 LESS A 1 ACRE TRACT, MORE FULLY DESCRIBED IN OR BOOK 668 PAGE 846 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: RUBIN EARL ANCRUM; BLANCHE ANCRUM; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 19th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000118TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PPTS I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 799 Year of Issuance:May-22-2009 Tax ID: A-22-33-28-010-0190-0030 Description of Property: LOT 3 BLOCK 19 TOWN OF AVON PARK, SUNNY RIDGE MOBILE HOME PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 58, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART) FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: FREEDOM LAND TRUST LLC; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 21st day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000090TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that EVMAR I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 767 Year of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-19-33-28-080-0120-0050 Description of Property: LOTS 5 AND 10 BLOCK 12 AVON PARK ESTATES UNIT III ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: THOMAS D. AST; TRUDY L. AST; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 19th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000117TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PPTS I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 7629 Year of Issuance:May-22-2009 Tax ID: C-34-34-28-022-0000-1120 Description of Property: LOT 112 GOLF HAMMOCK UNIT 3 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 10, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: KIMBERLEE L. GREENE DION; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 19th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000116TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PPTS I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 6128 Year of Issuance:May-22-2009 Tax ID: C-04-34-28-130-2610-0070 Description of Property: LOT 7 BLOCK 261 SUN N LAKE OF SEBRING UNIT 13 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: JOEL F. WALKUP; PATRICIA A. WALKUP; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 19th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000115TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PPTS I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 6113 Year of Issuance:May-22-2009 Tax ID: C-04-34-28-130-2510-0010 Description of Property: LOT 11 BLOCK 251 SUN N LAKE OF SEBRING, UNIT 13 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: DIMITRIOS LINARDATOS All of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 19th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000115TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that PPTS I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 16113 Y ear of Issuance:May-22-2009 Tax ID: C-04-34-28-130-2510-0010 Description of Property: LOT 1 BLOCK 251 SUN N LAKE OF SEBRING UNIT 13 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: DIMITRIOS LINARDATOS A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 19th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000095TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that EVMAR I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 1274 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-04-34-28-060-0650-0070 Description of Property: LOTS 7 BLOCK 65, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 6 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 52 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: NORMAN LUTWAK A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 14th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000094TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that EVMAR I LLC, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 1273 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-04-34-28-060-0650-0060 Description of Property: LOT 6 BLOCK 65 SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 6 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 52, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: NORMAN LUTWAK A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 14th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000085TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 12614 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3350-0030 Description of Property: LOT 3 BLOCK 335 SUN N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 25 A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: MARGARITA COLEMAN; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 14th day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Sandy Parker SANDY PARKER, Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2011 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 11000073TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that WILLIAM K. BRANTLEY II, the holder of the following certificate has filed said certificates for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 12596 Y ear of Issuance:May-31-2008 Tax ID: C-22-37-30-250-3290-0110 Description of Property: LOT 11 BLOCK 329 SUN N LAKES ESTATES SECTION 25 A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 29 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: NYLSA I. RIOS-CARMONA; GUSTAVO F. GRANA RIOS; NYLSA I. RIOS-CARMONA; GUSTAVO F. GRANA RIOS; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, State of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners Boardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 31st day of August, 2011. Dated this 21st day of July, 2011. ROBERT W. 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C M Y K SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Wednesday, August 10, 2011 NASCAR This Week3B News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Injured in the final game of his senior season, Fernando Perez figured his football days were done. But a second chance has him taking his talents to Cleveland. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK — After a serious injury, Avon Park’s Fernando Perez thought his football career was over, but a Division III Ohio school has decided to give Perez a second chance. “I thought that my football playing days were over,” Perez said about tearing ligaments in his knee in the last game of the 2010 football season. “The doctor told me I probably never play football again after the surgery in January, but they cleared me after Baldwin-Wallace called and asked if I could sign.” Trolling the defensive backfield as an outside linebacker, Perez’s speed and nose for the ball helped the Red Devils considerably with their season. During his senior year, Perez led Avon Park in fumble recoveries, clocked 47 tackles, two sacks and eight tackles for a loss. Perez also made the AllHeartland Team assembled by the News-Sun. Perez graduated with a 3.9 GPA, and that helped with his recruitment despite the injury. “All the other colleges stopped calling when they discovered that I had an injury,” he said. “But Baldwin-Wallace told me my grades were good enough that they would give me a chance.” Perez signed late, and leaves today to make registration, and he feels that this is a great opportunity. “I have some training to do, but I will get a chance to play this year, and that was a what I wanted,” Perez said. And the second chance will also help Perez with his career goals. “I am going into Health Management, which will give me the stuff I need for predentistry. I want to be a dentist,” Perez said. Baldwin-Wallace, located in Berea, a western suburb of Cleveland, posted a 7-3 record in the 2010 season, and is now ranked nationally at 13th by the Sporting News for the 2011 season. “Well, they are a good school where I can get a good education. I am glad they stuck with me because I was not sure what to do without this second chance,” Perez said. “Well, I hear it is cold in Ohio. I am kinda looking forward to it after the weather we are having here.” Perez gets second chance News-Sun photo by COLlEEN SHORT Seth Cannady slides into second ahead of the throw during Team Floridas 13-3 win over Texas Sunday at the Dixie Ozone World Series in Madison Heights, VA. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comIt was a close call Monday night in central Virginia as the Sebring All-Stars came back late for a 7-6 win over Columbia County, GA. And it was a oneman wrecking crew that brought gave them the early lead and brought them back from the brink of what would have been their first loss in the Dixie Ozone World Series. “We had that team circled from day one,” head coach Dean Frazier said. “They’re definitely a very good team and were what we expected.” After rolling to doubledigit, mercy-rule wins both Saturday and Sunday, 14-2 over South Carolina and 13-3 over Texas, Team Florida again used the long ball to get an early lead. Jimmy Peck stepped up with two on in the top of the first and launched one deep for a 3-0 lead. Team Georgia scratched for a run, but Peck unloaded again, this one a solo shot that bounced into the woods beyond the outer fence in center, to regain the three-run advantage, 4-1, heading to the bottom Dixie Ozone W orld Series Sebring stars survive scare Florida7Georgia6 See OZONE, Page 4B By PETER ORSI Associated PressHAVANA— Marathon swimmer Diana Nyad’s second bid to swim from Cuba to the Florida Keys is over. According to her Twitter feed, Nyad was pulled from the water early Tuesday morning after swimming for 29 hours. She was about halfway in the journey that was expected to take 60 hours to cover at least 103 miles (166 kilometers). Elaine Lafferty, who is on the boat according to Nyad’s blog, posted on Twitter: “It’s over.” Lafferty says “the combination of factors was too much to safely continue.” The Twitter account reported she decided to end the swim herself, after “realizing the conditions of 5 to 10 knot winds and less than ideal currents.” An online chart plotting the swim’s track showed the Gulf Stream currents pushing Nyad to the east of the intended course. Nyad had hoped to end her swim at the Southernmost Point in Key West. According to the Twitter feed, Nyad was on a support boat, wrapped in blankets. Nyad tried to accomplish at 61 years old what she failed to do at 28 in 1978: swim an estimated 60 hours covering 103 miles from Havana to Key West. This time, she even attempting the swim without a shark cage, relying instead on an electrical field from equipment towed by kayakers to keep them a t bay. In her first attempt in 1978, she quit after being in the water for 41 hours and 49 minutes due to strong currents and rough weathe r that banged her around in a shark cage. Online Twitter: http://twitter.com/!/diananyad Diana Nyad Website: http://diananyad.com/ Nyad ends attempted swim from Cuba to Florida Courtesy photo Former PGA Tour player Fred Hawkins, left, and Highlands County golfer Pere Coupling were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports TalkŽon Saturday, Aug. 6. Hawkins won two PGA tournaments and finished second 19 times between 1947 and 1966. The show airs each Saturday immediately following the Noon News on W WTK 730-AM. Scheduled guests for the Aug. 13 broadcast are pro fishing guide Don Hatcher and former Avon Park baseball coach Ronnie Jackson. Lynch was talking links Courtesy photo by COLLEEN SHORT Jimmy Peck receives the three home run balls he knocked out of the yard in Mondays Dixie Ozone World Series win over Georgia. By ARNIE STAPLETON Associated PressENGLEWOOD, Colo. — The Denver Broncos have a quarterback quandary on their hands even if it’s not panning out as much of a competition. It features constant critiques and criticisms and more tweets than touchdowns. And it boils down to this: Tim Tebow is much more popular, Kyle Orton is much more polished. If Orton is disappointed about not being traded, he isn’t showing it. He just keeps his head down and completes throw after throw in practice, directing an offense that’s more balanced and beefier than last year’s version. Tebow isn’t making much noise on the football field but nevertheless keeps finding himself in the news. Two weeks ago, Orton was on the trading block and Tebow had to figure this was his team, especially after AllPro receiver Brandon Lloyd came out and said he had prepared all offseason to catch passes from the second-year lefty who won a national title and Heisman trophy at Florida. Orton showed up the next day for the team meeting, however, and within 48 hours, the Miami Dolphins had decided to go in another direction. No deal. So, the Broncos were left with Orton’s $9 million co ntract and a pretty good quarterback. Orton was greeted by cheers from just three fans when he stepped onto the field for the Broncos’firs t practice under new coach John Fox. Tebow followed minutes later and was showered with love — until the snaps started. Orton, a seventh-year pro who has 61 career starts, was spot-on in his decisions and his darts. He was polished and precise. Although he’d been working exclusively under cente r and out of his comfort zone in the shotgun, Tebow’s motion and mechanics were Kyle Orton once again miles ahead of Tebow See TEBOW, Page 4B

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Red Devil golf tryoutsAVON PARK Avon Park High School boys and girls golf team tryouts will begin Monday, August 8. Boys interested in trying out, please call Coach Shane Ward at (863) 6338597. Girls interested in trying out, call Coach Suzie Gentry at (863) 446-7368.Kayak ToursSEBRING Sebring Kayak Tours has three upcoming trips this month for some fun times on area waters. Saturday Aug. 13 Sunrise Tour and Breakfast Lake Jackson, Sebring We will meet and launch at 6:30 a.m. from the boat ramp at Veteran's Beach off of Lakeview Dr. We will paddle across to the City Pier and back. Upon arrival we will have breakfast at IHOP(price includes breakfast). Saturday Aug. 20 Morning Tour Arbuckle Creek, Sebring Launching at 9 a.m. from Lake Istokpoga boat ramp, we will make our way up Arbuckle Creek to a favorite spot where we can get out, stretch and have a snack before starting our descend back. An approximately 3-hour tour designed for all ages and skill levels. Saturday Aug. 27 Peace River Arcadia We will meet at the canoe launch at Brownville Park in Desoto County at 10 a.m. We will be paddling downstream to Arcadia with a stop for lunch about halfway. We will also stop for homemade ice cream before returning. $39 per person (single or tandem kayaks available), $19 per person for those bringing their own kayaks To reserve your spot, call 202-0815 or email SebringKayakTours@yahoo.com Hope to see you on the water!Panther Hitting CampsThe SFCC Baseball program will be hosting hitting camps this fall for aspiring players aged 6-14. The camps will be held Saturday's Sept. 10 and 24 as well as Oct. 15 and 29. Each day, the camps will run from 8:30 -11 a.m. on Panther Field at the SFCC Avon Park campus. Under the guidance of Panther head coach Rick Hitt, along with assistant coach Andy Polk and members of the 2011 SFCC squad, campers will learn all aspects of hitting, with drills, instruction and hitting analysis. Registration begins at 8 a.m. each day and players should bring glove, cap, bat and any desired baseball attire. Camp cost is $25 per camper. To register, print Application and Consent and Release forms from www.southflorida.edu/baseball/camp and mail to address on application form. Register by phone, all area codes 863, at 784-7036 for Sebring and Avon Park residents, 465-5300 for Lake Placid, 4947500 for DeSoto County or 773-2252 for Hardee County. Walk-up registrations are accepted. For further information, call any of the above numbers or email coach Hitt at hittr@southflorida.edu .Lake Placid Youth BowlingLAKE PLACID The Royal Palms Youth Bowling League, for ages 7 and up, begins its'new 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 Friday's 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.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. Saturday's and Sunday's. 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. For questions call 471-5500 ext. 228 and leave a message for Pat Caton.Firemen Memorial GolfSEBRING The 12th annual Sebrin g Firemen Inc. Memorial Golf Tourname nt presented by AXAAdvisors LLC an d Home Depot is scheduled for Saturda y, Aug. 20 at Sun 'n Lake. The tourney will once again feature a four-man scramble with $75 entry fees. That includes range balls, golf, foo d and drink on the course and the pre-tou rney mixer on Friday night with gre at appetizers. There will also once again be a sile nt auction featuring autographed spor ts memorabilia from people like Tim Tebo w, Jimbo Fisher, Will Muschamp, Ni ck Saban and many others. Hole sponsorships are available f or $100 and team sponsorships, whi ch include a team entry and hole signs, a re $500. All proceeds will help benefit Sebrin g athletics. The tourney will begin with an 8:3 0 a.m. shotgun start on both Deer Run an d Turtle Run. For more information, call Tomm y Lovett at 385-5100 or 382-2255.Warrior Golf ClassicLAKE WALES Webber Footba ll Warrior Golf Classic, a fundraising eve nt in support of the Warrior Football pr ogram will be held Saturday, August 27, at the Lake Wales Country Club. Shot gu n start 9 a.m. Fees: $60 per player/$240 team of fou r; $5 Mulligans; 50/50 $1 ticket or 15 tic kets for $10 (includes green fees and lun ch buffet). Prizes: First, second and third pla ce winner; team prizes; Closest to t he pin/Longest Drive. Sponsorship opportunities: Hole spo nsor $100, includes sign with name an d logo. Season tickets available including tea m schedule and memorabilia. Lunch will be served during Webb er Football's scrimmage immediately fo llowing golf tournament at WIU campus Make checks payable to: Webb er Football, 1201 N. Scenic Highwa y, Babson Park, FL33827; e-ma il: Vothdw@webber.edu ; or call (863) 73 41529 for more information.Harder Hall ScrambleSEBRING Harder Hall will celebra te its'grand re-opening, replete with ne w greens, bunkers and tee complexes, with a Scramble Golf Tournament Saturda y, Aug. 13, with registration at 7 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The tournament is a four-person scram ble format and will be flighted. There will be a steak dinner with tw ofor-one drafts and pitchers and awar ds following the completion of play. There will be raffle prizes, a 50/5 0 drawing and more. Cost is $60 per person and there will be a 100-percent payout, less the cost of go lf and dinner. Register by Friday, Aug. 5, checks mu st accompany entry forms. Make checks payable and mail or dro p off at Harder Hall C.C., 3201 Golfvie w Rd., Sebring, FL, 33875. For more information, call Pe te DePriest Director of Golf and Golf Pr o, at (863) 382-0500.Habitat "Golf FORE Homes" SEBRING Mountain To p Productions presents for 2011 "Go lf FORE Homes" tournament on Saturda y, Sept. 17 on the new greens at Count ry Club of Sebring. "Golf FORE Homes" benefi ts Highlands County Habitat for Humani ty and the Mason's Ridge project. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and shotgu n start at 8:30 a.m. Four person teams will be flighted b y handicap. Entry fee includes complimentary pra ctice round, continental breakfast, good ie bags, prizes, snacks on the course an d lunch and awards following play. Complimentary reception for all pla yers the evening before on Friday, Sept. 1 6 at Country Club of Sebring. A$2,000 hole-in-one is being spo nsored by Cohan Radio Group and chan ce to win a vehicle sponsored by Alan J ay Automotive Network. Entry fee is $220 per team or $55 p er player. Please contact Sarah Pallone at 40 22913 for additional information or e-ma il team information to spallone@hab itathighlands.org AMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston7143.623 New York6944.611112Tampa Bay6054.52611 Toronto5856.50913 Baltimore4468.39326 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit6153.535 Cleveland5656.5004 Chicago5658.4915 Minnesota5164.4431012Kansas City4966.4261212West Division WLPctGB Texas6551.560 Los Angeles6352.548112Oakland5163.44713 Seattle4965.43015 ___ Sunday's Games Toronto 7, Baltimore 2 Oakland 5, Tampa Bay 4, 10 innings Chicago White Sox 7, Minnesota 0 Kansas City 4, Detroit 3 L.A. Angels 2, Seattle 1 Texas 5, Cleveland 3 Boston 3, N.Y. Yankees 2, 10 innings Monday's Games Chicago White Sox 7, Baltimore 6 Boston 8, Minnesota 6 Tampa Bay 2, Kansas City 1 Texas 9, Seattle 2 Tuesday's Games Chicago White Sox at Baltimore, late Detroit at Cleveland, late L.A. Angels at N.Y. Yankees, late Oakland at Toronto, late Kansas City at Tampa Bay, late Seattle at Texas, late Boston at Minnesota, late Wednesday's Games Chicago White Sox (Humber 8-8) at Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 1-2), 7:05 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 11-6) at Cleveland (Jimenez 0-0), 7:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Takahashi 3-2) at N.Y. Yankees (Nova 10-4), 7:05 p.m. Oakland (G.Gonzalez 9-9) at Toronto (Mills 1-1), 7:07 p.m. Kansas City (F.Paulino 1-4) at Tampa Bay (W.Davis 8-7), 7:10 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 6-10) at Texas (D.Holland 10-4), 8:05 p.m. Boston (Lester 11-5) at Minnesota (Blackburn 7-9), 8:10 p.m.LEAGUE LEADERSBATTING Gonzalez, BOS, .350; Kotchman, TB, .341 ; Young, TEX, .334; Martinez, DET,.323; Ellsbury, BOS, .319 HOME RUNS Bautista, TOR, 33; Teixeira, NYY, 32; Granderson, NYY, 28; Reynolds, BAL, 26; Konerko, CHW, 26 RBI Gonzalez, BOS, 92; Teixeira, NYY, 86; Granderson, NYY, 86; Konerko, CHW, 79; 4 tied with 76 DOUBLES Zobrist, TB,35 ; Gordon, KC, 35; Gonzalez, BOS, 34; Young, TEX, 33; Francoeur, KC, 32; Ellsbury, BOS, 31 WINS Verlander, DET,16-5; Sabathia, NYY, 16-6; Weaver, LAA,14-5; Haren, LAA, 12-6; 3 tied at 11-5 STRIKEOUTS Verlander, DET, 186; Hernandez, SEA, 174; Sabathia, NYY, 168; Shields, TB, 159; Price, TB, 154 SAVES Valverde, DET, 32; Rivera, NYY, 29; League, SEA, 26; Walden, LAA, 25; Papelbon, BOS,25NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Philadelphia7540.652 Atlanta6749.578812New York5757.5001712Washington5559.4821912Florida5560.47820 Central Division WLPctGB Milwaukee6550.565 St. Louis6253.5393 Pittsburgh5559.482912Cincinnati5560.47810 Chicago4966.42616 Houston3877.33027 West Division WLPctGB San Francisco6353.543 Arizona6253.53912Colorado5462.4669 Los Angeles5262.45610 San Diego5165.44012 ___ Sunday's Games Atlanta 6, N.Y. Mets 5 St. Louis 8, Florida 4 San Diego 7, Pittsburgh 3 Milwaukee 7, Houston 3 Cincinnati 8, Chicago Cubs 7 Washington 3, Colorado 2 San Francisco 3, Philadelphia 1 Arizona 4, L.A. Dodgers 3 Monday's Games Atlanta 8, Florida 5 Colorado 10, Cincinnati 7 N.Y. Mets 9, San Diego 8 Washington at Chicago, ppd., rain Houston 9, Arizona 1 Philadelphia 5, L.A. Dodgers 3 Pittsburgh 5, San Francisco 0 Tuesday's Games Atlanta at Florida, late Colorado at Cincinnati, late San Diego at N.Y. Mets, late Washington at Chicago Cubs, late Milwaukee at St. Louis, late Houston at Arizona, late Philadelphia at L.A. Dodgers, late Pittsburgh at San Francisco, late Wednesday's Games Philadelphia (Worley 8-1) at L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 10-9), 3:10 p.m. Pittsburgh (Karstens 8-6) at San Francisco (J.Sanchez 4-6), 3:45 p.m. Atlanta (T.Hudson 11-7) at Florida (Ani.Sanchez 6-5), 7:10 p.m. Colorado (Undecided) at Cincinnati (Leake 9-7), 7:10 p.m. San Diego (Harang 10-3) at N.Y. Mets (Dickey 5-10), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 1-1) at Chicago Cubs (R.Lopez 2-3), 8:05 p.m. Milwaukee (Wolf 8-8) at St. Louis (Westbrook 9-5), 8:15 p.m. Houston (Undecided) at Arizona (Collmenter 6-7), 9:40 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING Reyes, NYM, .336; Braun, MIL, .326; Morse, WAS, .324; Votto, CIN, .322; Murphy, NYM, .320 HOME RUNS Berkman, STL, 28; Pujols, STL, 27; Kemp, LAD, 26; Fielder, MIL, 26; Stanton, FLA, 25 RBI Howard, PHL, 89; Fielder, MIL, 85; Kemp, LAD, 84; Tulowitzki, COL, 78; Berkman, STL, 75 DOUBLES Upton, ARI, 31; Beltran, SF, 31; Tulowitzki, COL, 31; Pence, PHL, 29; 6 tied with 28 WINS Halladay, PHL, 15-4; Kennedy, ARI, 14-3; Kershaw, LAD, 13-5; Hamels, PHL, 13-6; Gallardo, MIL13-7 STRIKEOUTS Kershaw, LAD, 184; Lee, PHL, 167; Lincecum, SF, 165; Halladay, PHL, 163; A. Sanchez, FLA, 150 ; Hamels, PHL, 150 SAVES Kimbrel, ATL, 35; Wilson, SF, 34; Axford, MIL, 32; Bell, SD, 31; Nunez, FLA, 31EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Columbus977342422 Philadelphia859332720 New York6612303733 Sporting KC779303230 Houston6710282828 D.C.669272933 New England4109212233 Toronto FC31111202446 Chicago2713192330WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Los Angeles1339483520 FC Dallas1266423124 Seattle1158413527 Colorado9610373531 Real Salt Lake1056363016 Chivas USA788293026 Portland7105262835 San Jose5810252530 Vancouver3119182536 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Saturday's Games D.C. United 3, Toronto FC 3, tie Chivas USA 3, New England 2 Philadelphia 1, Houston 1, tie Seattle FC 2, Sporting Kansas City 1 Real Salt Lake 3, New York 0 San Jose 1, Portland 1, tie Los Angeles 3, FC Dallas 1 Sunday's Games Vancouver 4, Chicago 2 Saturday, Aug. 13 Chivas USA at Seattle FC, 4 p.m. Real Salt Lake at Toronto FC, 7 p.m. New England at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at New York, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Philadelphia, 8 p.m. Colorado at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14 Portland at Houston, 9 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Indiana156.714 Connecticut127.6322 New York128.600212Chicago912.4296 Atlanta811.4216 Washington314.17610WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB Minnesota154.789 Seattle128.600312Phoenix118.5794 San Antonio118.5794 Los Angeles712.3688 Tulsa118.05314 ___ Sunday's Games Atlanta 70, Seattle 53 Connecticut 96, Phoenix 95, OT Chicago 88, Indiana 69 Minnesota 84, Los Angeles 78 Monday's Games No games scheduled Tuesday's Games San Antonio at Indiana, late Atlanta at Washington, late Chicago at Connecticut, late Seattle at New York, late Minnesota at Phoenix, late Tulsa at Los Angeles, late Thursday's Games San Antonio at Connecticut, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Tulsa at Seattle, 10 p.m.BASEBALLMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLSuspended Philadelphia OF Shane Victorino three games and fined him and Philadelphia 3B Placido Polanco, San Francisco RHP Ramon Ramirez and C Eli Whiteside for their parts in a brawl at San Francisco during Friday's game. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLESPlaced INF Cesar Izturis on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Jason Berken from Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOXActivated INF Jed Lowrie from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Randy Williams to Pawtucket (IL). DETROIT TIGERSSigned president, general manager and CEO Dave Dombrowski to a four-year contract extension and manager Jim Leyland to a contract extension through the 2012 season. SEATTLE MARINERSPlaced SS Brendan Ryan on the 15-day DL. Called up INF Luis Rodriguez was called up from Tacoma (PCL). TEXAS RANGERSReleased LHP Arthur Rhodes. TORONTO BLUE JAYSAgreed to terms with OF Kenen Bailli. National League MILWAUKEE BREWERSAssigned OF Michael Reed to the Arizona League Brewers. NEW YORK METSPlaced SS Jose Reyes and 1B Daniel Murphy on the 15day DL. Recalled OF Mike Baxter and INF Ruben Tejada from Buffalo (IL). PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESOptioned RHP Scott Mathieson to Lehigh Valley (IL). SAN DIEGO PADRESTransferred 1B Brad Hawpe to the 60-day DL. Placed RHP Ernesto Frieri on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 6 and 3B Chase Headley on the 15-day DL, retroactive to Aug. 7. Selected the contract of INF James Darnell from Tucson (PCL). Recalled LHP Wade LeBlanc from Tucson.FOOTBALLNational Football League ARIZONA CARDINALSRe-signed S Matt Ware. Waived OT Brad Thorson. ATLANTA FALCONSAgreed to terms with RB Jason Snelling. BALTIMORE RAVENSAgreed to terms with RB Ricky Williams. CAROLINA PANTHERSClamed G Bryant Browning off waivers from St. Louis. Waived-injured LB Kelvin Smith. CHICAGO BEARSWaived QB Matt Gutierrez and RB Dan Dierking. CINCINNATI BENGALSWaived S Brian Lainhart and G Mark Wetterer. DETROIT LIONSReleased LB Daunte Akra and DB Jamal Robinson. Signed DE Keyunta Dawson and DT Montavious Stanley. KANSAS CITY CHIEFSRemoved TE Tony Moeaki from the phyically-unableto-perform list. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTSSigned DE Shaun Ellis and DE Andre Carter. NEW YORK JETSSigned LB David Herron and LB Eddie Jones. SAN DIEGO CHARGERSWaived WR Giovanni Stanley. Signed RB Dean Rogers to a three-year contract. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSAgreed to terms with S Dashon Goldson on a one-year contract. Placed WR Dontavia Bogan and CB Curtis Holcomb on injured reserve. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD N N F F L L P P R R E E S S E E A A S S O O N N T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . Seattle at San Diego. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N M M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . L.A. Angels at N.Y. Yankees . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . Kansas City at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . Washington at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . .. . . W W G G N NT TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Kansas City at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT T E E N N N N I I S S T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n ATP Rogers Cup, Round of 16 . . . . . . 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C M Y K still clunky, and he still tended to tuck and run when his primary read was covered. That mentality doesn’t translate well from college to the pros, and it’s something the Broncos are once again trying to get Tebow to shake. Before long, Orton was getting almost all the firstteam snaps. The depth chart for Thursday night’s preseason opener at Dallas has Orton listed No. 1, followed by Tebow and then Brady Quinn, who appears to be pushing Tebow for the No. 2 j ob. John Elway, the Broncos’ Hall of Fame quarterback and new chief of football operations, said back in January that a long lockout would hurt Tebow more than anyone on the roster. Although Tebow worked out like crazy, as evidenced by his bulging biceps, the protracted labor impasse kept him from working with the new coaching staff to refine his messy mechanics. Orton doesn’t excite the masses quite like Tebow, who penned an autobiography at age 23 and has been all over Madison Avenue pitching products in between his maniacal workouts. At 28, Orton is in his prime, though. He’s thrown for nearly 7,500 yards and 41 touchdowns to go with 21 interceptions the last two seasons in Denver, and by listing him the starter, the Broncos are acknowledging he gives them the best chance to win games right now. Orton hasn’t posted enough fourth-quarter comebacks to keep the fan base from getting restless, but his middling 11-18 record with the Broncos has a lot to do with the anemic ground game and poor pocket of protection he worked with under former coach Josh McDaniels. Fox has upgraded both areas, which should provide balance and keep the quarterback’s jersey a little cleaner. Orton was beat up last season and Tebow started the final three games, going 1-2 with six TD passes and six TD runs, providing plenty of fodder for both his supporters and his detractors alike. Just like last summer, the quarterback competition at Broncos camp hasn’t been much of a contest. Orton is clearly the best, if not the flashiest QB on the roster. “I feel like I’m playing the best football of my career,” Orton said. “All I’ll do is let my play speak for itself.” Tebow, usually very calculated in his comments, was quoted in a Denver Post column last week saying his boyhood dream of being a starting quarterback in the NFLseemed imminent, “then, I felt like it was grabbed away.” Tebow met with the media the next day to say he didn’t feel he was entitled and didn’t want to be anointed. “I don’t feel like anything was taken away from me and I don’t want anything given. I want to work for anything I get, that’s for sure. And I’ve always been like that,” he said. Tebow added that he’s never been given indication from the team it was his job. “Absolutely not, and they never would have said anything to me like that, at all,” he said. “The whole time it was ‘Come in and compete,’ and that’s what you want, that’s what I love doing.” Right now, it’s Orton’s job to lose, and he hasn’t lost a single drill to anyone over the last year and a half unless you count the post-practice wind sprints that Tebow always dominates. Tebowmaniacs suggest their man is a gamer who will outwork everybody to become an NFLquarterback much like he inspired teammates and won so many games in college. He hasn’t refined his game enough since leaving Gainesville, but it was some old film from his rookie year that sparked some consternation at this camp. ESPN analyst and former NFLrunning back Merril Hoge reviewed tape of last season and harped on Tebow’s throwing motion and inaccuracy in tweet after tweet, suggesting, among other things, “It’s embarrassing to think the broncos could win with tebow!!” After several posts, Tebow responded: “Hey Merril...... ‘ppreciate that” Aday later, LeBron James chimed in, suggesting Tebow will indeed succeed in the NFLand imploring Hoge to cut the man some slack. “Guys get on that TVand act like they was all WORLD when they played. How bout encouraging him and wishing him the best instead of hating!!” James tweeted. Hoge later suggested on air that McDaniels had no business making a first-rounder out of Tebow, whom he said should have had a sixthor seventh-round grade with so many flaws. Tebow insists the criticism won’t get him down. “I’ll tell you this, I’m very much, just my own nature, a people pleaser,” he said. “I like making people smile. I like making people laugh, pleasing coaches, teammates. So when I hear criticism, when I hear negativity, on one hand I try to block it out and on the other I hear it and it motivates me.” He said he looks at the condemnation as an evaluation of his play and not a personal attack, “so I want to improve my game and what people are criticizing. And, if anything, I appreciate it. I really do, because it will motivate and fuel me.” of the third. Having left the bases loaded in the second, Columbia County put another run across in the third and had the bases loaded again with nobody out and Trey Frazier on in relief. But the crafty right-hander got a key strikeout and a little help from his defense as a hard grounder to short was turned into a double play from Everrett Hurst to Brendan Doty to Kyle Helms. “I was real proud of and happy for Everrett,” Frazier said. “He’d been bitten by something earlier in the day and his hand had turned purple. He was at the hospital but they got him on some antibiotics and he made it back just before the game. Then he goes in, gets a hit and makes the big double play for us.” Sebring looked to get that run back in the fourth, as Jay Bible singled with one out and moved to second on a wild pitch. But a grounder to the right side by David DeGenaro was barely reached by the Georgia second baseman and flipped to first just in time for the out. Doty then tagged one to right that was tracked down by the outfielder to retire the side. And then the Columbia County comeback took shape. An infield single and wild pitch put a runner at second. Ahot grounder headed toward left was snared by a diving Hurst, preventing the runner from scoring, yet, but going for another infield single. Asqueeze bunt did bring the run home to make it a 4-3 game, but it looked like Sebring might get out of it when chopper to the mound went for the second out and two strikes were on the number nine hitter. But a sharp single to left tied it 4-4 and brought up the dangerous Justin Hatfield, who had opened the tournament Saturday with a threehomer barrage. And with two strikes on him, Hatfield again connected, this one a screaming liner that left the yard in mere seconds, just barely above the fence, for a 6-4 Georgia lead. Facing their first deficit of the tournament, it was time to see what Team Florida was made of. “They were down a little at that point,” coach Frazier said. “I don’t yell too often, but I got into them a bit to not quit or lay down for anyone. The guys got going and encouraging each other after that.” Frazier lead off the top of the fifth with a single and Seth Cannady ripped one so hard, it caromed off the shin of the second baseman and went all the way to the outfield wall to bring Frazier in. Peck then stepped in and matched Hatfield’s earlier feat by blasting his third home run of the game, this a two-run shot that reached the trees beyond the right-field fence, giving Team Florida its’lead back. But though Josh Crouch and Kyle Helms drew consecutive walks to again set the table, no more could be added in the inning. Daniel Simons came on in relief in the bottom of the frame and got through it unscathed, but despite getting two more runners aboard in the top of the sixth, the Sebring All-Stars would go into Team Georgia’s last at bat still holding the one-run lead. That lead would seem that much narrower when a leadoff single started that last at bat. Eric Jenkins and Jordan Carr, however, were then retired, but it brought Hatfield to the plate, representing the winning run. Not wanting to take any chances, the smart move was made to walk him intentionally, though it put the winning run on. But the move proved to be the right one as moments later, Simons was firing a called third strike to end it. “There were three key moments,” coach Frazier said. “Everrett’s double play, Trey getting out of that tough situation in the third and then Daniel (Simons) coming in and just shutting them down. And, of course, Jimmy was just unbelievable.” The win moved Team Florida along in the winner’s bracket to face the host Madison Heights team Tuesday at 8 p.m. Team Virginia rode two grand slams, a first in Dixie Ozone World Series history, to an 11-1 win over Louisiana Monday night. “Just like last year in Lexington, S.C., we’ll be facing the host team,” coach Frazier said. “This town is really embracing this and have been standing room only for all of their games. It should be pretty interesting, but the good thing is our guys have been there and done that and usually play well in tha t type of situation.” The games are being broadcast, with a video feed at www.jockjive.com Page 4BNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.com HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 1 0 6 7 8 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; after school; 0 0 0 1 0 7 8 9 HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 1 0 6 7 8 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; after school; 0 0 0 1 0 7 8 9 Continued from 1B Courtesy photos by COLLEEN SHORT Above left: Trey Frazier got out of a bases-loaded, no-out situation in Team Floridas harrowing Monday win. Above right: Daniel Simons closed out Mondays win with two scoreless innings. Ozone Series sees Sebring hang on Continued from 1B Tebow hurt most by lockout The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011Page 5B PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black; 84355 kow melons IO11085PP2; 0 0 0 1 0 7 7 1 COMMUNITYCALENDAR The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who meet on a regular basis. It is the responsibility of the group to update the News-Sun on any changes in this listing by calling 385-6155, ext. 516; send any changes by e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail them to News-Sun Community Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870.WEDNESDAY Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families. New Life Group meets Wednesdays at 11:30 a.m. at Grace Bible Church, 4453 Thunderbird Road, Sebring. Call 446-0461. For details on the organization, go to www.adultchildren.org American Legion Post 25 Lake Placid has lounge hours from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Burgers served from 5-7 p.m.Live music is from 5-8 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. AmVets Ladies Auxiliary Post 21 meets at 11 a.m. the second Wednesday at Blue Crab Restaurant, Sebring. All members welcome. Avon Park Noon Rotary Club meets noon, Rotary Club Building, on corner of Verona Avenue and Pine Street, Avon Park. BALANCE Bereavement Support Group meets the second Wednesday of the month at 3 p.m. at 3003 Herring Ave., Sebring (Good Shepard Building). Call 386-5687. BALANCE Family and Caregiver Support Group meets the second Wednesday of the month from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Southern Lifestyle Assisted Living of Lake Placid, 1297 U.S. 27 North. Call 3865687. Balance Transitions (Support Group For People Suffering With Mental Issues) meets every Wednesday at 1 p.m. with Qi-Gong to follow at 2:45 p.m. at 3003 Herring Ave., Sebring (Good Shepard Building). There is no cost for any services BALANCE provides.Call 386-5687. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. Call 385-8118. The Bridgettes meet at 12:15 p.m. at Sebring Recreation Center to play bridge. Call Sandra Yates at 655-5815. Christian Fellowship Group meets 7 p.m. Call 381-9005 or 381-9007. Country Swingers has dances at the Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. Membership is required. Beginners dancing from 5:156:15 p.m. Advanced dancing is from 6:30-8:30 p.m. New dances taught every other week. Call 655-2398. Fraternal Order of Eagles 4240 Aerie meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details call 6554007. Heartland Herpetological Society meets 7 p.m., second Wednesday, Room 315, Cracker Trail Elementary School, Sebring. Call 385-6826 or 465-2228 for details.Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. is offering pony rides every Monday and Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 p.m., weather permitting. $5 donation per child. Call 4520006 for more information. All proceeds raised support our free equine assisted riding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September. Highlands County Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at the Lakeside house, 1513 S. Highlands Ave., AvonPark. Call the 24-hour hotline 1-800-850-7347 or (941) 616-0460. Highlands County Traffic Safety Committee meets 10 a.m., conference room 3, Highlands County Agri-Civic Center, Sebring, second Wednesday. Highlands Senior Center is open every Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at their new clubhouse, 3400 Sebring Parkway (the old Lions Club). Two live bands to dance to and great lunches. All area seniors are invited to join the festivities. Call 386-0752. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) meets from 8:3010:30 a.m. for coffee and doughnuts and socializing for members and any interested person. Call 382-2208. Kiwanis Club of Sebring meets every Wednesday at noon at Homer's Restaurant. Call Grace Plants 273-1421 for more information. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 is open to members and their guests. Shuffleboard is at 1:30 p.m. Mah-Jong from 1-5 p.m. Lounge opens at 12:30 p.m. Steak night on the second Wednesday of each month. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Garden Club meets at 12:30 p.m. every second Wednesday (from September through May) for socialization and at 1 p.m. for dessert and beverage, followed by a meeting and gardening program at the Lake Placid Woman's Club, 10 N. Main Ave. Call 465-6106. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at night. Open to members and qualified guests only. Lake Placid Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday at the lodge for a chapter night and enrollment. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Dinner served every Wednesday from 5:30-6:30 p.m.Call 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 7 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Over The Hill Gang meets 10:15 a.m., Jim's Pistolarrow Range for target shooting. Call 655-4505. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 1-3 p.m. second Wednesday at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. Call 465-4888. Rotary Club of Lake Placid (Morning Rotary)meets at 6:44 a.m. at The Heron's Garden, 501 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, just north of the Tower. Visiting Rotarians always welcome. Coffee only is $2; full breakfast is $7. Call 465-4834. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Wednesdays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 Aerie members meet at 7 p.m. second Wednesday at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 hosts Wacky Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m. serving a varied menu of food for $6 and special drink prices. Lounge open from 1-8 p.m. Open to Elk members and guests. Music provided from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Smokefree environment. Call 4713557. Sebring Jaycees meets 7:30 p.m., Jaycees Clubhouse, State Road 17, Sebring. Sebring Kiwanis meets noon, Homer's Smorgasbord, Sebring. Sebring Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves hamburgers, fries and fish sandwiches from 5-7 p.m. at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing. There will be music from 4:307:30 p.m. Call 655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club has ice cream shuffleboard at 1:15 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. Call 385-2966. Suicide and Sudden Death Grief Support group meets every Wednesday, 6 p.m., at Unity Life Enrichment Center, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd, Sebring. Facilitated by licensed therapist. Call 381-4410. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL487 meets at 9 a.m. at Whispering Pines Baptist Church, 303 White Pine Drive, Sebring. Call 382-7716 or 3149485. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3800 plays poker at 2 p.m. at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. Call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 food available 5-7 p.m. Entertainment 5-8 p.m. 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Service officer at post 12-3 p.m. Call 385-8902. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9853 Men's Auxiliary membership meeting is at 7 p.m. second Wednesday at the post, 75 N. Olivia Drive, Avon Park. Young Artists String Orchestra (YASO) rehearses each Wednesday at 5:15 p.m. at Lake Placid Church of the Nazarene (512 W. Interlake). We are looking for violin, viola, cello, and string bass players to be a part of this orchestra. For information, call Diane Osborne, conductor, at 6594541 or (503) 709-1440.THURSDAY Alzheimer's Association Support Group meets from 12 p.m. and from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Sebring Christian Church on Hammock Road. Call Lisa Rodriguez at 385-3444. American Legion Placid Post 25 Lake Placid has lounge hours 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Card games played at 1 p.m. Pool tournament is 7 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Customer Appreciation Day. Free food. Happy hour all day. Call 4711448. American Legion Post 74 Ladies Auxiliary meets at 6 p.m. second Thursday at the post, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Founders Garden Club meets at 10 a.m. every second Thursday of the month from September through May. Visitors are welcome. Call Anita Helbig, president, at 4521927. Avon Park Moose Lodge 2494 plays euchre at 7 p.m. at the lodge on Walnut Street. Bravehearts an Ala-Non support group, meets from 1-2 p.m. at Spring Lake Presbyterian Church. Call 6553274. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays novice duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, November through May. Call 385-8118. Central Avon Park Jaycees meets 7:30 p.m., Recreation Center, North Verona Avenue, Avon Park. Disabled American Veterans Ridge Chapter 49 meets 7 p.m., American Legion Building, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring, second Thursday. Fletcher Music Club meets every Thursday and Tuesday at Fletcher Music Center in Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. Call 385-3288. Fraternal Order of Eagles 4240 Aerie Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. the second and fourth Thursday at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details call 655-4007. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club offers beginning dance lessons for new and returning dancers from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, and classes for last year's dancers from 2-4 p.m. at Reflections On Silver Lake in Avon Park. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or e-mail samdunn@samdunn.net .Heartland Amputee Group meets at noon every second Thursday (October through April) at Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization, 112 Medical Center Ave., Sebring, for a brown-bag lunch. Beverages provided. It is open to all levels of amputees, both recent and experienced, their family members and friends. Call 385-1196 or e-mail to hal loinc@embarqmail.com .Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. provides free assisted riding sessions for adults and children with special needs from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 118 W. College Drive, AvonPark. For details or to volunteer, call Mary McClelland, coordinator, 4520006. Highlands County Narcotics Anonymous meets at 8 p.m. at St. Agnes Episcopal Church on Lakeview Drive in Sebring. Call the 24hour hotline 1-800-850-7347 or (941) 616-0460. Highlands Federated Republican Women meet second Thursday at Inn on the Lakes, Golfview Drive, Sebring. Social hour and Dutch treat dinner is at 5 p.m. Meeting begins at 6 p.m. All Republicans are invited. Call 453-6783. Highlands Lake Volunteer Fire and Rescue meets 7 p.m., at fire department, 2840 Highlands Blvd., Avon Park, second and fourth Thursday. Highlands County Corvette Club meets 7:30 p.m. on second Thursday, Sebring Elks Lodge, corner of Kenilworth Boulevard and Lakeview Drive. Call 471-9829. Highlands County 9-12 Project meets from 5-7 p.m. on the second Thursdays of each month at Beef O'Brady's. Highlands Little Theatre Youth Showstoppers meet at 6 p.m. every second Thursday of the month. Learn what to do back stage as well as on stage. All youth between 6 and 18 are invited to attend. Call 385-2175. Hope Hospice grief support group meets at 11 a.m. every Thursday at the Avon Park Library, 100 N. Museum Ave. Call 382-0312. Lake Placid Chapter 260 Order of The Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. second and fourth Thursday at the Masonic Lodge on Main Street in Lake Placid. No meetings from July through September. Call 4654345. Lake Placid China Painters Club meets 10 a.m. on second Thursday at 10 North Main Ave., Lake Placid from September through May. Call 465-2256. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 has lounge hours beginning at 1 p.m. Card games and bingo are at 6 p.m. with burgers, sandwiches and desserts served. The lodge is open to members and their guests. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose serves burgers, jumbo hot dogs and fries at 6 p.m. Music provided from 5:30-9 p.m. Darts at 7:30 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club meets at noon at Peppercorn's, 525 W. Interlake Blvd. For more information, including how to order lunch in advance, call Forrest Steele at 465-0113. Lake Placid Woodcarvers meet from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Tacos and wings served every Thursday from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Cards at 6:30 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Marine Corps League Cracker Trail Detachment 1004 meets 7 p.m., second Thursday, at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call John Kelley at 386-0524. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meets from 9-11 a.m. second and fourth Thursday from May-September at Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road (second church on left). Call Heidi Katsanis at 441-3879. Web site is at www.mops.org. Narcotics Anonymous Take It Easy Group meets at 8 p.m. at St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 4-5 p.m. every Thursday at Ridge Area Arc Cafeteria, 120 W. College Drive. No dues, fees or weighins. Visit www.FloridaRidge Intergroup.com. Call 414-3172. Visit www.oa.org for more information on OA. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Thursday at Wauchula Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 205 S. 11th Ave., Wauchula. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Visit www.FloridaRidge Intergroup.com. Call (863) 7735714. Peace of Highlands County meets at 2 p.m. second Thursday at Sebring Church of the Brethren, 700 S. Pine St., Sebring. Anon-profit, interdenominational organization that sponsors programs promoting peace. Call Paul K. Ferrell at 214-5522. Pine Ridge Promenaders will be dancing from 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Sunshine RV Park recreation hall located 1,000 yards east of U.S. 27 on State Road 70. Call Dan or Nell Sherman at 465-2481 or 2439676. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 6-9 p.m. at Placid Lake s Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. Call 465-4888. Ridge Area Writers meet at 10:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursday in the conference room at the Sebring Public Library. All writers are welcome. Call Ray Fisch, 402 2296. Sebring Breakfast Lions Club meets 7 a.m. at Dot's Restaurant in Sebring Square. Sebring Country Estates Civic Association hosts Ladies Cards at 12:30 p.m. every Thursday. Business meeting every second Thursday at 7 p.m. Carry-in dinner every fourth Thursday a t 6 p.m. Membership is $10 per person. Located at 3240 Grand Prix Drive. For all residents of Sebring Country Estates and Grand Prix Heights subdivision. Public rentals available for special events. Call 385-9109. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves hamburgers and french fries from 5-7 p.m. Music is from 6-9 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-4007. Sebring Lodge 249 F&AM hold their meetings, starting with a meal at 6:15 p.m. and the meeting following at 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursday of the month. All Master Masons in good stand ing are welcome to attend. Visiting Brothers from outside the immediate area are especially welcomed. The lodge is located at 1809 Home Ave. (corner of Sebring Parkway an d Home Ave.) For more information, call Mike Byers, Secretary, at 453-0594 or Don Cains, Worshipful Master, at 4712078. You may also visit our web site at http://www.sebringlodge249fandam.us. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 has an officers meeting at 7 p.m. and general meeting at 8 p.m. at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing. Call 655-3920. Sebring Rhythm Cloggers dance at 6:30 p.m. at Highlands Hammock State Park Recreation Room in Sebring. If interested, call 3823735 or 382-6973. Sebring Sunrise Rotary Club meets 7 a.m., Sebring Elks Club, corner of Kenilworth Boulevard and Southeast Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Sweet Adeline's Show Chorus meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday in the AvonPark Rotary Club, 20 S. Verona Ave Call Jeanne Parzygnat at 6990743; Bette Killeen at 446-3106 or Anita Helbig at 452-1927. Take Off Pounds Sensibly meets at Venus United Methodist Church, 962 County Road 731, Venus. Weigh in is from 5-5:30 p.m. Meeting is from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call 4659165 for details. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. House Committee meeting at 10 a.m Call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves hamburgers from 12-1:30 and plays bingo at 1:30 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Continued on page 6B

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C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.com health page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health pg dummy; 0 0 0 0 6 3 4 9 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For more details call 385-8902. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9853 bar bingo is at 1 p.m. every Thursday. Volunteers of America of Florida is a nonprofit organization in Sebring that specializes in assisting person's with mental illness. We are pleased to announce our Drop in Center is open to individuals with a mental illness 6 days a week from 11am to 3 pm. The center offers a welcoming environment where individuals are accepted and feel comfortable. Contact Wendy at 863-382-2022.FRIDAY Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. Call 314-0891. Alzheimer's Association Support Group meets at 6 p.m. second Friday at the Oaks of Avon in AvonPark. Call 3853444. American Legion Post 25 hosts a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Cost is $6. Shrimp also is available for same price. Open to the public. Tickets in the lounge on Friday night. Lounge hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 has karaoke from 7 p.m. until final call at the post, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Post open at noon. Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club meets 7 a.m., Rotary Club building. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. Call 385-8118. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club offers a class in Lake Placid at the Sunshine RV Resort from 9-11 a.m. Friday. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 3826792 or e-mail him at samdunn@samdunn.net Heartland AIDS Network meets 9 a.m., second Friday, Heartland Professional Plaza Learning Center, Sebring. Heartland Clubs meet at 3:30 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at Placid Lakes Town Hall Building, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. Call 699-6773. Highlands Social Dance Club hosts ballroom dancing every Friday, October through March from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway. Dance the night away to the music of the area's Big Bands. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Call 385-6671. Lake Country Cruisers has a car show from 5-8 p.m. second Friday at Woody's Bar-B-Q parking lot, Lake Placid. There is a live disc jockey and door prizes. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 has lounge hours beginning at 1 p.m. There is a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $8.50 per person. The lodge is open to members and their guests. Call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose serves wings, fish and burgers at 6 p.m. Music provided from 7-11 p.m. Pool tournament is at 8 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Karaoke from 7-10 p.m. Call 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. S.A.L.T. Council (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) meets the second Friday each month at 10 a.m. in the conference room of Florida Hospital Home Care Services located at 4005 Sun 'n Lake Blvd. Callt Grace Plants at 273-1421. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Fridays. Ccall 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves chicken or fish baskets from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring, for a $4 donation. Blind darts is played at 7 p.m. Call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 serving buffet dinner at 5-7 p.m. Elks and guests invited. Dance music in ballroom at 6:30 p.m. Dinner and dance is $10 dona tion. For reservations, call 385-8647 or 471-3557. Smoke-free environment. Lounge is open from 1-10 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 225 9 serves beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave. Call 3852966. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3800 serves steak by the ounce from 5:30-7 p.m. every fourth Friday at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. Texas Hold em lesson s, 2 p.m. Call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves pizza from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 385-8902. Continued from page 5B COMMUNITYCALENDAR

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C M Y K Tanner BatticeCorrie Padelford and Jim Battice, of Frostproof, announce the birth of a son, Tanner Allen at 10:33 p.m., on July 28, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Tanner weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Allen Padelford and Lorn Veino of Avon Park. Paternal grandmother is Michelle Battice of Frostproof. A ustin EvettAngela Shay and Jamie Evett, of Sebring, announce the birth of a son, Austin Michael at 11:05 a.m., on August 3, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Austin weighed 9 pounds, 3 ounces and measured 22.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Nancy and Edward Shay of Sebring. Paternal grandmother is Virginia Graves of Sebring.Emma GarrettSuzanne Crawford and Jason Garrett announce the birth of a daughter, Emma Nicole on August 5, 2011, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Emma weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19.25 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Linda Rogers of Sebring; and Ted and Karen Crawford of Lorida. Paternal grandparents are Bill and Ronee Null of Lorida and Tonya Edmonds of West Milton, Ohio.Colton GoodmanAshley Massey and Robbie Goodman, of Lake Placid, announce the birth of a son, Colton Lee at 4:55 p.m., on July 28, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Colton weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19.25 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Timothy and Stephanie Massey of Lake Placid. Paternal grandparents are Kip and Mary Bartlett of Lake Placid.Jayla HirshCheryl Pointer and Jason Hirsh, of Sebring, announce the birth of a daughter, Jayla Belle at 10:26 a.m., on August 3, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Jayla weighed 7 pounds, 1.5 ounces and measured 19.75 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Annie and Mike Pointer of Knoxville, Tenn. Paternal grandparents are Debby and Richard Hirsh. Briyonna HowellGwendolyn Barnes and Brandon Howell, of Avon Park, announce the birth of a daughter, Briyonna Talea at 10:33 a.m., on August 1, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Briyonna weighed 6 pounds, 9.5 ounces and measured 19.25 inches in length.Larry JacksonBillie Thompson and Larry Jackson II, of Avon Park, announce the birth of a son, Larry Elliott III, at 8:40 p.m., on July 28, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Larry weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are John Thompson and Diana Hall. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Tammy Jackson of Avon Park.Jeremiah LeeJessica and Allen Lee Jr., of Avon Park, announce the birth of a son, Jeremiah at 12:51 a.m., on July 29, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Jeremiah weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and measured 19.75 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Earl and Cindy Redding of Avon Park. Paternal grandmother is Nicole Walker of Avon Park.Julia NowellStacy Baker and Alexander Nowell, of Sebring, announce the birth of a daughter, Julia Estelle at 7:02 p.m., on August 2, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Julia weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measured 19.5 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Kelly Lane and Robert Baker. Paternal grandparents are Rodfredricka Nowell and Dawn Nowell of Sebring.Shiloh PierceMichelle Paradero and Joshua Pierce, of Sebring, announce the birth of a daughter, Shiloh Blair at 1:25 a.m., on July 31, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Shiloh weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. Maternal grandmother is Jean Perera of Elkridge, Md. Paternal grandparent is Kimber Sandquist of Sebring.Jaxon PirizChristian and Abdel Piriz of Avon Park announce the birth of a son, Jaxon Lee at 1:45 p.m., on July 21, 2011, at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, Sebring. Jaxon weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Dennis and Amanda Elder of Avon Park. Paternal grandparents are Jose Luis Gonzalez and Tania Samad of Miami.Jaiden YoungMekiala Fedd and Latravious Young, of Sebring, announce the birth of a son, Jaiden at 6:59 p.m., on August 2, 2011, at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring. Jaiden weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 20.2 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Juanita Carrillo and John Fedd. Paternal grandparents are Jay Young Sr. and Latravious Young. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011Page 7B Hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 4 CELEBRATIONS Births Baur-TannerJeffrey and Arline Tanner, of Avon Park, are proud to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Courtney, to Anthony Baur. Courtney graduated from Avon Park High School in 2000 and from Lake City Community College in 2003, with a degree in landscape design and technology. She lives in Jacksonville and is a financial planner with Virginia College. Anthony, who is the son of the late Patricia Baur of Detroit, Mich., graduated in 1999 from Pasco High School in Dade City. He earned a golf course operations degree from Lake City Community College and is now the golf course superintendent at I Marina Country Club in Atlantic Beach. The couple will be wed Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011, at Paradise Cove in Orlando and will reside in Jacksonville. Courtney Tanner and Anthony Baur are engaged to be married. Engagement CELEBRATIONSGUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes announcements about births,engagements,weddings and anniversaries on Wednesdays. Anniversaries are accepted starting at the 50th and then in five-year incriments. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the News-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday for the following Wednesdays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516.

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C M Y K TOPS FL 487SEBRING The Aug. 3 meeting was called to order with eight TOPS and two KOPS. There was no Best Loser. The Division winners for July were Judy Phillips andM ichael Wright. Yes-Yeses are portion c ontrol, write it down, water, exercise and count calories. T he Mystery Gift is now with Ann Marvin with three w eeks to win and Ann Marvin also found another wrapper on the Attendance Box. The 25-cent contest had three winners at 75 cents e ach; Sharon Flaherty won $ 1 in the 10-cent contest. T he Fall Rally is in Avon Park on Saturday, Sept. 10. Ann Marvin gave the prog ram from the August/ September TOPSNews on The What, When, Why and How of Keeping a Daily Food/Mood Diary. We need to also keep them oods, time, activities, thoughts for a good food/mood diary. For information on TOPS a nd this chapter, call 3827 716or 314-9485.TOPS FL 632SEBRING The club meets every Monday at the First Baptist Church of LakeJ osephine. All new members and any visitors who may be interested in losing weight are welcome. Weighin begins at 2 p.m. and ends at 3 p.m. The meetingb egins at 3:30 p.m. and lasts approximately one hour. Y ou will find friendship and fun with the members. For more information, you mayc all (863 This past week, the Best L oser was Lil McNeeley receiving an incentive award. Best Loser of the Month was Patty Hynes who is a new member and the 10-p ound losers for the month were Susan Caldwell and Krestine Heaton. Congratulations to you all. There were 21 members p resent with a weight gain of one pound. There was no program as the group had a cup auction manned by Susan Caldwella nd Krestina Heaton. That was a lot of fun. The mall walk turned out to be profitable as 10 members walked a total of2 5.5 miles. Lunch at Chilis was a real reward. Thanks to Vi Christian for leading thate ndeavor. Krestina Heaton and Patty Hynes will be doingb lood pressure checks every second Monday of the m onth before the meetings. After discussing other business agenda, the meet-i ng adjourned with Hand in Hand. Page 8BNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.com HIGHLANDS LITTLE THEATRE PP; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 8/5,7,10; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 7 7 9 9 2 2 Courtesy photo L ake Placid Elks presented a $1,000 grant to Manna Ministries on July 29 at the L odge.Loyal Knight Bob Moran (from left) and Exalted Ruler Oscar Wagner presented to M arlene Christiansen, executive director of Manna Ministries, a $1,000 grant from the Elks National Foundation.Since the founding of Manna Ministries the Elks have provided aid to families in need.For every $100 donated, Manna Ministries can extend help with f ood/clothing to up to 10 families each week. These are families who otherwise would not h ave had access to these basic necessities of life. Courtesy photo Betty Wickensimer (leftesident of the GFWC Womans Club of Sebring, assists Johnell West with her vest as they prepare to pick up trash on Gulfview Road on July 14. The club participates in the Adopt-A-Road endeavor four times a year to keep this road clean of debris. This is one of the many projects the Womans Club of Sebring performs for the c ommunity. CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS Womans Club cleans up road LP Elks donate to Manna Ministries Courtesy photo Rick Borgstrom, District 6890 committee chairman for membership, spoke to the Avon Park Noon Rotary club recently on the importance of expanding membership in the district. District chair speaks to Rotary Courtesy photo Lake Placid Elks Lodge and Sebring Lodge support the new Elks organization, Elks Riders.Bill Fuller (pictured), Elk Riders district chaplain and district member of the National Elks Riders along with his wife Michele, district treasurer, visted the Elks National Convention in Phoenix, Ariz. in July.Fuller spoke at the Lake Placid/Arcadia District Visitation on July 30. The idea behindthe Elk Riderorganization is to gather all the individual Elks motorcycle riders, Elks riding clubs, and Elks friends riding groups formed throughout the country together as one association and make a positive and powerful impact on increasing the membership and growth of the B.P.O. Elks. For information on joining, contact Fuller at 385-5762. Elks Riders C LUBS & ORGANIZATIONS GUIDELINES: T he News-Sunpublishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a selfaddressed stamped envelope. 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C M Y K L OS ANGELES (AP Apes have climbed to the top r ung of the weekend box office. T he 20th Century Fox action thriller Rise of the Planet of the Apes took in $54 million to open as the No. 1 movie, according tos tudio estimates Sunday. That was about $15 million to $20 million more than analysts expected for the Apes prequel, though well belowt he $68.5 million opening of Tim Burtons Planet of the Apes remake 10 years ago. Featuring James Franco, Freida Pinto and Andy Serkis, Rise of the Planet of the Apes tells the story of how lower primates began evolving to take over Earth from humans. The film was well received by critics, who found it a smarter-than-average summer action flick. Its impressive visual effects rely on performances from Serkis and other actors as the foundation for photo-realistic apes created by digital artists. I think the reviews highlight the groundbreaking nature of this movie. When you have effects that have never been seen before, people respond to that. They know they have to be seen to be believed, said Fox distribution executive Chris Aronson. The technology is actually servicing a really good, strong, emotional story Sonys family tale The Smurfs remained at No. 2 f or the second straight weekend with $21 million, lifting i ts domestic total to $76.2 million. U niversals sci-fi Western Cowboys & Aliens, which debuted at No. 1 a week earlier, narrowly ahead of The Smurfs, fell to third with$ 15.8 million, raising its total to $67.4 million. Ryan Reynolds and Jason Batemans comedy The Change-Up, also fromU niversal, opened a weak No. 4 with $13.5 million. The movie centers on two old friends a successful but frazzled attorney and family man, and a womanizing slacker who magically trade bodies. With $12.2 million domest ically and $61.8 million overseas, Harry Potter and t he Deathly Hallows: Part 2 raised its worldwide total to$ 1.13 billion. In the past week, it became this years top-grossing global release, passing the $1.04 billion haul of Pirates of the Caribbean:O n Stranger Tides. The films unexpectedly large domestic haul comes after a weekend where Cowboys & Aliens debutedw ell below projections while The Smurfs did far better. That resulted in a tie for the No. 1 spot the previous Sunday, with Cowboys & Aliens pulling slightly ahead once final weekend numbers were counted Monday. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, August 10, 2011Page 9B COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; 8/3/11 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 6 6 6 6 4 4 WINDOWNSADAPTCSIS ANASAWAITVOTRERANK RUINTESSAORTONALOU DIVIDEDHIGHWAYPACER STEVEGEESMIRKS EVILBEADSINPERIL FALLENAPARTLASSDOLL LIELATINSROMESWORD ARMBONESSEVERLIMES BEARPITACUMENION SNOTORNASUNDERDST KEYHARASSRETOTAL HIDERGOTONEMPOWERS ISINGIDOLTORIESASA GARPEGALBANANASPLIT HOTROLLEBOLAETUI BORGIAOAKPCLAB TIMERFRACTUREDSKULL WIKIEATATODETOENDE AVESCURIEMOTTORNAS YOREOFALLENDERSSS CROSSWORDSOLUTION Get The BEST Coverage in Highlands County Subscribe to the LAKE PLACID What a nice evening we all had on Thursday, July 29. It was thee vening of our monthly carry-in dinner. There were only around 40 present but it was such a congenial group. Marilyn Cromer led the Pledge of Allegiance and said grace. Then she pulled numbers for people to go to the serving table. If your birthday was on the day oft he number that she called, you could go up. So we were all waiting for our birthdayn umber. Of course there was plenty of food for all. We were allt reated to ice cream after the meal at which time we could m ake our own sundaes. Since we have not had a monthly committee during these sum-m er months, everyone pitches in and helps set up and c lean up after the meals. We were pleased to have Carol and Will Noel present since he had just been released from the hospital. It was af un evening. Bob and Arlene Clouston d rove up to Lakeland on Friday, July 30, to spend the weekend with their son,K eith. Besides a little shopping and eating out, Keith t ook us for a little ride around Lakeland. Its amazing how the people intermingle with a ll the water fowl on Lake Morton. People just take enough pictures of this phenomenon. Aug. 1 was our first coffee of the month. David Bailie is the emcee and we enjoy his ability to tell jokes in his dif-f erent accents. The hosts for the coffee were Bob and Arlene Clouston. The treating was by the anniversary couples: John and SylviaF itch (61 years frosted and filled doughnuts and Jack and Betty Posts (65 years) treated us to a variety of muffins. Laura Bailiep layed the piano and we sang Happy Anniversary to the happy couples. Jack and Betty Postsdaughter, Gladys, was present. W e also sang Happy Birthday to Joan Rau with Lauras accompaniment. Wes igned a sympathy card for the passing away of Vivian Di Lavore. We were remind-e d of the Soup and Sandwich on Sunday, Aug. 14. Marilyn C hristensen would appreciate help on Saturday mornings when they volunteer at LakeP lacid Health Care Center. Please volunteer, your prese nce is appreciated. We were surprised Tuesday morning, Aug. 2, to have 16 ladies at our coffee. Bonnie Allen made the coffee andt he coffee cake and muffins were the treat of Betty Post f or her anniversary. Our Sunshine Lady, Carol Noel, told us that Jean Chittendena nd Helen Burgen each had been in the hospital and cards w ere signed for each. On Thursday, Aug. 11, the Red Hats will be going out to l unch at the J.R.s Runway Cafe at Sebring Regional Airport. There are pool parties every Thursday (except the night of the carry-in dinner) starting at 5:30 p.m. Bring snacks and your ownd rinks. So go swimming and join the party in the screen room. The guest this morningw as Faith Diane Farrer. Jean Chittendens granddaughter, Brooke Grossman,m ade the National for Wake Board Skiing in Massachusetts. She will gof or the Worlds title on Tuesday, Aug. 23, which will be the BMX Games on TVT uesday, Sept. 6. Rob and Arlene Cloustons granddaughter, Chantel E.W hite, has been published in egetation History and Archaeobotany with Harvesting practices and Neolithic barley cultivation a t et-Hemmeth, Jordan. National Night Out Against Crime which was a s pecial event for our park on Aug. 2. There were 82 people present. The National A ssociation of Town Watch is a non-profit organization. Their focus is on crime prev ention coordinating neighborhood watch and law enforcement. The local law o fficers furnished and cooked the hot dogs for our meal. We brought the covered dishes. As we ate our meal, Major David Paeplow spoke to us about our support for each other in keeping crime down in our neighborhood. Deputy Jacob Riley spoke with us about his bloodhound, Wyatt.M ost everyone wanted to pet him. We found their program informative and enjoyablee specially with the presence of Wyatt. FRIENDS& NEIGHBORS T ropical H arbor Estates By Barbara Kelleher Apes rise to No. 1 with $54 million

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C M Y K Page 10BNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011www.newssun.comFAMILYFEATURES Gone are the days when basic reading, writing and arithmetic were the gold standards for a child’s education. Today there’s a much greater emphasis on STEM education — Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics — in order to prepare students for the world they’ll be adul ts in. But as of now, however, many kids just aren’t ready. According to the National Science Foundation, eighty percent of jobs in the next decade will require some form of math and science, yet only 29 percent of American fourth grade students, a third of eighth grade students, and barely 18 percent of 12th grade students perform at or above the proficient level in science. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Nobel Prize winner for medicine Dr. Michael Brown wrote that “We must demystify math and science so that all students feel the joy that follows understanding.” This is where parents and caregivers come in.How You Can HelpA2010 survey by the National Science Teachers Association found that the vast majority (94 percent) of science teachers wish their students' parents had more opportunities to engage in science with their children. However, more than half (53 percent) of parents of school-aged children admit that they could use more help to support their child's interest in science. Here are some things that parents and care givers can do to help their students not only make it through science and math classes, but actually enjoy them and see how they can impact their lives.Make It FunThere are plenty of ways to engage in math and science online. Check out some of these websites:The Exploratorium is a museum of science, art and human perception located in San Francisco, California. There’s plenty of exploring to be done at their website, www.exploratorium.edu. There’s a wide variety of subjects and activities at National Geographic’s site, www.nationalgeographic.com and the Nova site at www.pbs.org.You can find fun math games at www.Gamequarium.org and www.FunBrain.com. TVshows such as “Mythbusters” and “Life” on the Discovery Channel or “Throug h the Wormhole,” “Meteorite Men,” and “SciFi Science” on the Science channel all offer engaging and fun explorations of science. Hands-on experiences are some of the best ways for kids of all ages to learn.Look for local science museums, camps and programs that let kids play, build, experiment, get messy and have fun.Students of all ages can help with citizen science projects, such as the ones at NASA. At www.science.nasa.gov, they can sign up to help study images from Mars, track meteorites hitting the moon, and help sort through the massive amounts of data gathered about Earth from space.Check out library books and websites for athome science and math projects. Using those skills in fun ways helps the lessons stick and keeps students interested.Give Them ToolsSometimes students need some extra help clarifying difficult concepts and reinforcing what they learned in the classroom. The For Dummies series of books can be helpful resources to do just that. They offer practical exercises and lessons for mastering the essential concepts of these sometimes tricky subjects.Is your student having trouble with exponential and logarithmic functions? Or getting tripped up by graphing trig functions? Then “Pre-Calculus Workbook For Dummies” (Wiley) can help clear things up. The authors offer ten missteps to avoid in pre-calculus, such as Going Out of Order (of Operations), Oversimplifying Roots, Forgetting to Flip the Fraction, and Canceling Too Quickly.Chemistry is sometimes called the central science because in order to have a good understanding of the other sciences, you need to have a good understanding of chem istry. “Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition” aims to help demystify the subject with concrete examples, illustrations and figures along with the text. Whether in middle school, high school or college, it’s possible for your student to gain a greater understanding of subjects that may seem out of reach. It just takes a helping hand. You can find additional resources for many math and science subjects at www.dummies.com. Help your student tame tricky subjects in school Chemistry Fun FactsFrom “Chemistry For Dummies, 2nd Edition” (Wiley, June 2011) Here are some interesting ways to look at the world of chemistry:Achemical substance can be both a good guy and a bad guy. The only difference is where and in what concentration it’s found. For example, a person can overdose on water if he drinks enough of it. The same goes with the ozone in the stratosphere. On one hand, it shields us from harmful UVradiation. But on the other, it can be an irritant and destroy rubber products.The floating property of ice is one of the reasons that life is able to exist on earth. If ice were denser than water in the wi nter, the water at the top of lakes would freeze and sink. Then more water would freeze and sink, and so on. Pretty soon, the lake would be frozen solid, destroying most of the life — such as plants and fish — in the lake. Instead, ice floats and forms an insulating layer over the water, which allows life to exist, even in the winter. How Biology Affects YourLifeFrom “Biology For Dummies, 2nd Edition” (Wiley, June 2010) If you or your student has ever wondered what on earth biology had to do with real life, wonder no more:Keeping You Fed — If plants didn’t produce their own food, you wouldn’t have anything to eat. So you can thank the process of photosynthesis the next time you sit down to a luscious looking salad or steak dish.Providing You with Clean Water — Wetlands are areas that are saturated by water most of the time. They act like natural sponges, holding onto water and slowly filtering it around the plants that live there. Plants and organisms absorb human wastes such as fertilizers and sewage, cleaning the water and making it safer for humans and other animals to consume.Staying Alive — Every minute of every day, your cells are quietly working away, digesting your food, sending signals that control your responses, transporting oxygen around your body and making all of your bodily processes happen. Help with the EssentialsStudents prepping for exams, studying new material, or who just need a refresher can have an easy-tounderstand review guide that covers an entire course by concentrating solely on the most important concepts. “The Essentials For Dummies” series of books provide clear explanations, and are perfect for cramming, textbook supplements, and parent resources. These titles are currently available online and in bookstores: “Physics Essentials,” “Chemistry Essentials,” “Biology Essentials, “Pre-Algebra Essentials,” “Statistics Essentials,” “Calculus Essentials,” “Algebra I Essentials,” “Algebra II Essentials,” “Geometry Essentials,” “Grammar Essentials,” “Spanish Essentials,” and “French Essentials.” Learn more at www.dummies.com. Photo courtesy of Getty Images SCHOOL

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C M Y K Associated PressASPEN, Colo. — A movement to name a Colorado mountain peak after the late John Denver has hit a snag. The effort has gained momentum in recent weeks as thousands of people signed a petition to recognize the singer with a mountain near where he wrote his hit, “Rocky Mountain High.” Denver is a revered figure in Colorado — so much that it made “Rocky Mountain High” an official state song. The peak in question is on Mount Sopris, named after a man who led a prospecting expedition near the mountain. It’s also in the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness Area, which poses a problem for the proposal, the U.S. Board on Geographic Names told the Grand Junction Daily Sentinel. The board’s executive secretary, Lou Yost, said renaming the peak could be forbidden under a federal wilderness law. www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, August 10, 2011Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 8/5/11 p/u; 0 0 0 1 0 7 5 5 SEPARATECHECKSBy PAMELAKLAWITTER ACROSS 1 When repeated, advantageous to both sides 4 71 answers in this puzzle 9 Get used to it 14 Several CBS dramas 18 ___ Story: A Journey of HopeŽ (Jenna Bush best seller) 20 Expect 21 French toast piece? 22 It might be pulled 23 Pompeii, e.g. 24 Bride in The GondoliersŽ 25 What the Butler SawŽ playwright, 1969 26 Noted diamond family name 27 See circled letters in 76-/109-Down 30 Restless walker 32 Title character in a 2009 Sandra Bullock crossword film 33 Well, Ill be!Ž 34 Told ya so!Ž looks 36 Fear is pain rising from the anticipation of ___Ž: Aristotle 39 Wampum, e.g. 41 Endangered 44 ƒ in 119-/120Across 48 Sweetheart 50 Sweetheart 51 Part of a pack? 52 Panamanians and Peruvians 53 1960 Olympics host 54 Duel tool 55 Radii, e.g. 57 Cut 58 Some drink garnishes 59 Place for some animal baiting 60 Sharpness 62 Bit of physics 63 Hostesss ___ Balls 64 ... in 116-/117Across 67 Summer letters 70 Enter, for one 72 Give a hard time 73 Check, as ones numbers 76 Huntee in a game 79 Mounted 80 Authorizes 81 Of theeŽ follower 82 Michael Jordan, e.g. 83 Conservative side 85 Comparisons middle 86 T. S. of literature 87 Neither more nor less, in France 88 ... in 39-/60-Down 90 Item in a restaurant basket 92 Virus named for a river 94 French CD holder 95 Enemy of a Medici 97 Composition of many a cask 98 Techies hangout 102 It may have sand in it 103 ... in 17-/43-Down 109 User-edited Web site 110 Words on a sandwich board 112 Emersons ___ BeautyŽ 113 The Neverending StoryŽ writer 114 Upper class? 115 First woman to teach at the Sorbonne 116 ThinkŽ or Think differentŽ 117 Theyre stranded, briefly 118 Times past 119 Best ___ 120 Rears rear? 121 Radiator sound DOWN 1 Hospital wings 2 Language akin to Kalaallisut 3 Like Gomer Pyle 4 See 5 Had a balance 6 Drys partner 7 Not yet final, at law 8 Leaves a crooked trail 9 Owned up to 10 ___ Marquez, Nickelodeon cartoon girl 11 ___-at-law: Abbr. 12 Master 13 Game with a setter 14 ... in 1-/4-Across 15 Pitchers place 16 ___ out?Ž (poker query) 17 Merchandise ID 19 Cowardly sound 28 Unfold 29 Miami squad 31 Dada figure 35 Tightfisted sort 37 Silliness 38 Missing, as the start of a party 39 The U.N.s ___ Kimoon 40 Definitely not Felix Unger types 42 ___ PastoreŽ (Mozart opera) 43 Honorary law degs. 44 Inches for pinches 45 Buenos ___ 46 Lake ___, Switzerland/France separator 47 Some tails, for short 49 Add to, perhaps 53 Uncle ___ 54 Brief word of caution 56 ... in 12-/35-Down 57 Pulitzer-winning Sheehan 60 France from France 61 Do You Hear What I Hear?,Ž e.g. 62 In case you didnt hear me ...Ž 65 1970s TV spinoff 66 Wrap for a queen 68 Big bargain 69 Ankle supports 71 Piece of work? 74 Even chances 75 A perfect score on it is 180: Abbr. 76 Daily weather datum 77 Aoki of the World Golf Hall of Fame 78 Off-road specialist 79 2003 Affleck/Lopez flick 80 Century 21 competitor 83 Im listeningŽ 84 ___ leash 87 View of ToledoŽ artist 88 U.K. carrier, once 89 Word with cherry or cotton 91 Rush igniter 93 Offshore accommodations 96 Actors grp. 99 Sally ___ (teacakes) 100 Show-biz father and son 101 Graceful word? 102 Program coordinator? 104 Vituperate 105 Japanese noodle 106 Part of AARP: Abbr. 107 Small: Suffix 108 Outlet 109 Mode 111 Strausss Ariadne ___ NaxosŽ 1234567891011121314151617 1819202122 23242526 2728293031 32333435 3637383940414243 44454647484950 51525354 55565758 59606162 63646566676869 707172737475 7677787980 8182838485 86878889 9091929394 9596979899100101 102103104105106107108 109110111112113 114115116117 118119120121 Solution on page 9B DIVERSIONS Do you remember the song that has this verse? “I can see clearly now the rain is gone; all obstacles that were in my way.” I don’t know the exact words, I will look them up later. Your clutter is standing in your way. When you take the time to eliminate it, you will find that the brain fog that has been clouding your vision will slowly begin to lift and you will start to think clearly. You don’t believe me. How can my clutter be clouding my brain? Well, let me tell you. Clutter has a life of its own. And it changes shapes too. We have the physical clutter. We all know and have it hiding. Then there is the mental clutter: Worry. My granny calls it “studying on it” Worry takes you away from the here and now and puts you in that “Ole poor me” mode in the future. I am here to tell you, if you think about it, you are going to bring it about. Then there is guilt. Oh, this one eats us alive. It takes you away from the present and puts you in the past. No wonder you can’t get anything accomplished, you are stuck in some time warp and you can’t get out. I want you to jump out of this black hole and deal with the now. What can you do right this minute that would make you feel better? Is it balance your checkbook, look at your bills and pay them, or is it shining your sink or just spending 15 minutes clearing off your desk so you can think when you are sitting there. Financial clutter is baggage that just gets heavier if you don’t sit down and deal with it. As hard as it is, opening up those bills and putting them down on paper is going to help you see through the fog. It is the not knowing and not dealing with it that keeps us blinded. Then you can see who you need to call and talk to. You can make a plan if you know. If you don’t face this with courage and at least 15 minutes at a time, you are going to get stranded not knowing and the fear, worry, and guilt is going to keep you paralyzed in your blindness. This kind of clutter makes your other clutter get worse. Not to mention your hips. We stuff our feelings and eat, putting more clutter on our bodies which put more guilt on you. This vicious cycle has got to stop. I would not be able to do what I do surrounded by clutter. It was only after I faced my fears of letting go of stuff, money problems, and guilt that I was able to see that my life had a purpose. Your well being is precious to me. I want you to take care of yourself. Are you ready to FLY? For more help getting rid of your CHAOS, check out her website and join her free mentoring group at www.FlyLady.net or her book, Sink Reflections published by Random House and her New York Times Best Selling book, Body Clutter published by Simon and Schuster. Copyright 2011 Marla Cilley. Used by permission in this publication. I can see clearly now FLY Lady Leanne Ely DearAbby: I ’m 16 and pregnant. The father of my baby is my stepbrother. It’s my fault because I seduced him when we were home alone. Last night my sister said I need to go on a diet because I’m gaining weight, and she joked that I look pregnant. I don’t think she has any idea that I really am. I won’t be able to hide this pregnancy much longer. My parents will go crazy, and my stepbrother will also be in major trouble even though it isn’t really his fault. I can tell you my mom will not be understanding. Please help. — Desperate For Advice Deat Desperate: You’re right — this is major trouble. But your parents have to be told, not only because your pregnancy will soon become obvious, but also because for the sake of the baby, you must have prenatal care. If you are afraid to tell them by yourself, then approach them with the help of another adult, either a close friend or a relative you can confide in. The only thing you shouldn’t do is wait any longer. DearAbby: I have been feeling a great deal of guilt for a number of years after my parents’deaths. They both died of natural causes. When the church services were over, my sister and brothers stood together in line and thanked everyone for coming. I could hardly sit through the service, much less thank anyone for attending. I was the first to leave the service and drove home to be alone. Was I wrong not to stand with my siblings? I could hardly control my own feelings. It was impossible for me to deal with those of the others. What do you think, Abby? — Working Through The Grief DearWorking: I think you are beating yourself up needlessly. Grieving is a personal process, and people do it in their own individual way. Because you needed to be alone, you were right to leave. DearAbby: I am dating a woman who is a prostitute and have developed feelings for her. The problem is her “job” gets in the way. I thought I could be OK with this, but I am not. She says she needs me and wants me in her life. She has talked about getting another job, but nothing ever happens. What should I do? — My Name’s Not John DearNot John: This woman has already demonstrated that she is not going to change professions. What you should do is find a woman who isn’t a prostitute and whose profession doesn’t “get in the way.” It will be healthier and less frustrating for you. DearAbby: The other day my boyfriend discovered my diary and started reading it even though I asked him not to. I took it away from him, and he accused me of hiding something from him. I’m not hiding anything, it’s just very personal. Is it wrong that I prefer to keep my diary a private matter? — Nothing To Hide in New York DearNothing ToHide: No, it’s not wrong. Many people who keep journals also prefer to keep them private. What IS wrong is your boyfriend snooping in the diary after you asked him not to, and then accusing you of hiding something from him when you told him it made you uncomfortable. If you have given him no reason to mistrust you, that’s an indication that he is insecure and doesn’t respect boundaries. And it’s a red flag. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. To receive a collection of Abbys most memorable „ and most frequently requested „ poems and essays, send a business-sized, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $6 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby „ Keepers Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included in the price.) Pregnant girl whos showing cant prevent parents from knowing Dear Abby Associated PressBEVERLYHILLS, Calif. — Never underestimate Wisteria Lane’s grapevine. On Sunday, ABC officially confirmed reports that the upcoming season of “Desperate Housewives” would be its last. But series star Felicity Huffman got the bad news on Friday — in an email from her co-star Marcia Cross. Only after that did she get the call from “Housewives” creator Marc Cherry. Huffman, who plays frustrated stay-at-home mom Lynette, said she shed a few tears at her kitchen table while consoled by her husband, actor William H. Macy. Then, she said, their 9-year-old daughter entered the room and set her straight: “It’s OK, mama. You’ll work again.” “Desperate Housewives,” a sassy prime-time soap opera with an ensemble cast also including Teri Hatcher and Eva Longoria, made a splash when it premiered in 2004 but has since seen a falloff in the ratings and viewer buzz. At an ABC press party Sunday night, Huffman said she was sad that “Housewives” would be ending after eight seasons. But she’s also exhilarated by potential story lines in the show’s home stretch. In her mind, the troubled but sofar-enduring marriage of Lynette and Tom (played by Doug Savant) might be on the rocks. “I think they could get divorced,” Huffman proposed with undisguised relish. “All bets are off. I think it’s so great to bust the lid off.” Asked how she plans to cope with relinquishing the role of Lynette, Huffman quoted an old saying about recovering from a broken relationship: “The only way to get over somebody is to get under somebody,” she chuckled. “I just think it takes another job.” Marcia Cross, who plays neurotic super-homemaker Bree, insisted she hadn’t meant to break the news to Huffman in that e-mail. Huffman: Sad but psyched by Housewives ending Mountain peak for John Denver hits snag

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