The news-sun
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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 09-18-2011
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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NEWS-SUNHighlands County’s Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.comVolume 92/Number 110 | 75 cents www.newssun .com HighLow 90 72Complete Forecast PAGE 14A Spotty afternoon thunderstorms Forecast Question: Should the Postal Service stop Saturday mail delivery to save money? Next question: Have the debates changed your opinion about any of the Republican candidates? www.newssun .com Make your voice heard at Online Obituaries Cloyd B. Brackin Age 91, of Frostproof Paul L. Cashell Age 79, of Sebring Kathleen Horwitz Age 77, of Sebring Robert E. Evans Age 90, of Sebring John Ray Kincer Age 81, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 80% No 20% 099099401007 Total votes: 110 Arts & Entertainment5B Business9A Chalk Talk12B Classifieds11A Community Briefs2A Community Calendaar11B Crossword Puzzle13B Dear Abby13B Editorial & Opinion4A Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times13B Sports On TV2B Index www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 5 Mulberry . . .16 Avon Park . .6 Mooney . . .30 Lake Placid . .3 Hardee . . . .32 Sebring . . . .7 DETAILSINSPORTS, 1B Deleon Rowan By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID — Glades Electric may want their money back if Lake Placid decides to charge for recreation. In an email from Glades Electric Trus t Inc. attorney Andrew Jackson, the council was told of a resolution passed that will require the withdraw of $25,000 set aside by the company for the city to use to maintain the Miracle League field. Glades Trust originally donated $50,000 for the construction and maintenance of the field. “Well, an email about a resolution is not enough,” said Councilman Ray Royce. “We would need the actual resolution. And we need to let them know that we will be charging fo r recreation. If that is not OK with them, then we may have to just give their money back.” Councilwoman Debra Worley confirmed with Town Attorney Bert J. Harris III tha t any charges had to include Miracle League Players as well as all other teams. “Yes, the letter from the DCA (Department of Community Affairs) states that we cannot charge different rates,” Rec fees may cost Miracle League Glades Electric says it will withhold $25K set aside for field Royce Warriors at work News-Sun photos by KATARASIMMONS A Marine takes part in the Atlantic Strike 11-02 exercise at the Avon Park Bombing Range. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK — The Avon Park Bombing Range transformed into an active war zone Thursday as part of a week long scenario exercise. “This isn’t a training exercise. We can’t really call it that because these guys are already trained. It’s more of a exercise scenario based exercise,” said Master Sgt. Mike Haytack. Most of the branches of the U.S military were involved with roles during Atlantic Strike 1102. The U.S Marine Corps and the U.S Air force had the most personnel Thursday during the exercise. The event, however, was a combination of efforts from the Air Force, Navy, Marines and the Army. Avon Park hosts the exercise twice a year, once in February to expose soldiers to cold weather conditions and the second time in late summer. The Atlantic Strike exercise was spread out over the course of the week allowing adequate time for each group of men to utilize the bombing range. The operation’s mission is to Simulation prepares troops for war Marine Cpl. William Maupin holds a simulation round to be used during the Atlantic Strike scenario based exercise Thursday afternoon in Avon Park. Simulation rounds contain paint inside to allow troops to see where theyve shot. See ATLANTIC, page 6A By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING — Maria Martinez is a certified nurses assistant and a tech at Highlands Regional Medical Center. She works in the OB department and has always helped babies and mothers. Martinez’s new mission, however, is to help save the life of someone in her own family. Sean Depatto, a 1-year-old resident of New York, is Martinez’s cousin. Depatto was recently diagnosed (for a third time) with leukemia. “He has spent his whole life in the hospital. He was diagnosed for the third time on Aug. 18. His immune system is shot and he is currently in the hospital again. Our family is devastated,” Martinez said. Depatto was first diagnosed with the cancer when he was only a toddler. “They first found out about it in 2004; he Local nurse raising awareness for bone marrow donation Courtesy photo Ten-year-old Sean Depatto fights for his life after his third diagnosis of leukemia. Depattos cousin, Maria Martinez, is a nurse at Highlands Regional Medical Center and is working to raise awareness as well as find a bone marrow donor for her ailing cousin. See BONE, page 8A See GLADES, page 5A Burning rubberBurnout contest again a hit at Sebring Thunder PAGE3AA better lunchboxGive your kids lunches that make the grade PAGE14B By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK — Following a News-Sun public records request Friday, City Manager Julian Deleon released a memo he wrote to Police Chief Michael Rowan on Sept. 6, 11 days after Rowan’s civil suit against the city began on Aug. 26. Rowan is suing the city to be reinstated to his position, having been put on administrative leave in April and then suspended without pay in June. In the memo, Deleon tells Rowan he is considering disciplinary action, up to and including termination, against him and lists the reasons. Deleon says he had received complaints “of inappropriate recordings by you,” which Rowan denied making when asked. Deleon also says Rowan told him there were no active investigations underway. Deleon says that Rowan threatened him with “nine inches of paperwork,” that “would lock everyone up.” Deleon writes, “When I inquired whether you were obligated to act on incriminating material, whether you could hold this material forever over someone? You said, ‘yes,’ meaning that you had no obligation to act on this.” Deleon refers to an episode where Rowan’s work computer had its hard drive scrubbed clean. Deleon tells Rowan that it was only after he wrote a memorandum regarding Rowan’s employment expectations, that the police chief obtained a police case number and admitted evidence and Rowan faces pre-disciplinary conference See ROWAN page 8A Memo from City Manager Julian Deleon details reasons for action


By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING — Athree-vehicle accident turned into an opportunity to be a good Samaritan for a couple of truck drivers Friday morning in Sebring. Around 10:50 a.m., Katherine Brown of Avon Park rolled her gray Ford Fiesta after trying to avoid an aggressive driver at the intersection of Vicki Drive and U.S. 27 in front of the Lakeshore Mall. “Ablack truck cut me off, and I had to slam on my brakes and try to avoid him,” a shaken, but uninjured Brown said as she waited for an interview with the Florida Highway Patrol. Heading to Sebring on U.S. 27 South, Brown described a black truck that cut her off and forced her swerve towards the right to avoid a collision. As Brown entered the far right lane, a gray BMWwas also trying to move over and decelerate rapidly. Brown tried to avoid the BMW, but clipped the right rear of the car with her left front tire, which put her Ford up on two wheels and finally onto its roof. The small Ford came to rest on Vicki Drive facing towards the Lakeshore Mall. Curtis Parry and Vincent Thomas, two semi-truck drivers for Liberty Recycling of Orlando, were waiting on Vicki Drive for the light to change so they could turn north onto U.S. 27. As they watched in accident, Parry was trying to remain calm, but was hoping that Brown was OK. “I saw the accident, we had front-row seat, I kept yelling, ‘Please don’t roll over, please don’t roll over’as the little car tried to get of the highway,” Parry said. “Then we saw the car roll over and were scared that the girl was hurt, so we went to help,” Parry said. Parry and Thomas went to rescue Brown, who was trapped by her seat belt and hanging upside down. Fearing a fire, Parry broke the driver’s side window and climbed in on his back to reach Brown, released her seatbelt, turned off the ignition and unlocked the passenger door so that Thomas and other witnesses could pull Brown form the upturned car. Brown was not seriously injured in the crash, and Parry suffered minor cuts on his arm where he climbed into the car. “Man, I am just so glad that everyone is OK,” Parry said. Special to the News-SunSEBRING – The Mason G. Smoak Foundation's Youth Leadership Highlands, a year-long leadership program for high school students in Highlands County, met on Sept. 10 at the Inn on the Lakes. This “opening retreat” provided an opportunity for the class members to get to know each other and receive training for the program days to come throughout the year by Dr. Hannah Carter, University of Florida Assistant Professor and Director of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute. You can learn more about the Wedgworth Leadership Institute by going to the following website: www.wlianr.com. The following students are in Class One of Youth Leadership Highlands: Avon Park High School: Taylor Brown, Zach Farr, Mason Jahna, Kenny McGrath, and Sherida Zeeuw. Lake Placid High School: Melissa Barajas, Stephanie Bennett, Allison Burnett, Laura Candeletta, Laine Daum, Jessie Sanders, and Luci Torres. Sebring High School: Marissa Andujar, Dillon Cloud, Raymond Drevermann, Elton Gargano, and Scout Royce. Next on the agenda for these students will be their first day trip Oct. 28, where they will learn about the social service programs offered in Highlands County. The following are the other dates for their day trips during the school year and the theme of each day: Dec. 2: Economic Development/Tourism/The Arts Jan. 23, 2012: Agriculture and Environment Feb. 22: Government and Education April 6: Business and Finance The program is sponsored by the Mason G. Smoak Foundation and hopes to instill in these students a greater appreciation for Highlands County and the Ridge Area, while encouraging the students to grow personally and academically toward their goals. To learn more about the Foundation go to www.masongsmoakfoundation.org. Page 2ANews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com Pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 0 8 0 3 4 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery, soc cec; 0 0 0 1 1 6 7 3 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; above lottery nursing; 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 8 Sept. 14 6918204145x:3Next jackpot $2 millionSept. 10 11125264550x:3 Sept. 7 212632353944x:4 Sept. 16 1118273136 Sept. 15 112172635 Sept. 14 511141631 Sept. 13 810111516 Sept. 16 (n) 3648 Sept. 16 (d) 5410 Sept. 15 (n) 4648 Sept. 15 (d) 3774 Sept. 16(n) 618 Sept. 16 (d) 096 Sept. 15 (n) 441 Sept. 15(d) 561 Sept. 16 1117313918 Sept. 13 827293821 Sept. 9 811152418 Sept. 6 921243818 Sept. 14 1641425059 PB: 5 PP: 3Next jackpot $20 millionSept. 10 419223253 PB: 24 PP: 4 Sept. 7 35182754 PB: 13 PP: 4 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 COMMUNITYBRIEFS Gas card raffle todaySEBRING — Araffle for several gas cards will be held at 2 p.m. today at Brewster’s Coffee House, 2191 U.S. 27 North. Tickets for a chance to win one of the cards — a $700, a $500, a $250 and three $100 — are $5 each or 10 for $45. Proceeds from the raffle go to benefit Mell Williams Jr., the Jail Alternative to Substance Abuse (JASA) program supervisor in Highlands and Polk counties. Williams, who is a polio survivor, recently suffered a small stroke and needs a wheelchair accessible van in order to get around. Sheriff Susan Benton, as well as Williams and members of the Sebring Fire Department will be on hand to draw the winning tickets, which can be bought at Brewster’s starting at 9 a.m. today. You do not need to be present to win. You can make a donation at www.tchsonline.com/. Brewster’s will also be hosting an art show today. Call Brewster’s at 3148990 for more information.Meals on Wheels in need of driversSEBRING — Meals on Wheels of Sebring delivers Monday through Friday between 11:15 a.m. and 1 p.m., including holidays. They serve a hot, well-balanced, low-sodium meal.The cost is $4.35 per meal per day. They are always in need of drivers. If you are interested in volunteering two hours one day a week, please call402-1818.AP Main Street CRA plans luncheonAVON PARK — The September membership luncheon for the Avon Park Main Street Community Redevelopment Agency will be held at the Hotel Jacaranda at noon on Thursday. Cost is $10. You can RSVPor donate a door prize at the Chamber of Commerce office, 453-3350.Heartland Pops rehearsals start MondayAVON PARK — The Heartland Pops Concert Band begins rehearsals for its concert season from 7-9 p.m., Monday at the Avon Park High School. Musicians of all ages are encouraged to join in the fun of playing in the community band. Call 314-8877.Model Railroad Club meets TuesdaySEBRING — All Sebring Model Railroad Club meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m., at the Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, unless otherwise directed. The next meeting is Sept. 20. Members build and run an “HO” gauge model railroad layout. All rail buffs and all other model railroad gauges hobbyists are welcomed. For information, or 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 Thursday, Sept. 15: Michael Robert Hutchison, 22, of Lake Placid, was charged with possession of marijuana, possession and or use of dru g equipment, contributing to the delinquency of a minor, and cruelty toward a child. Daniel Dean Lamb, 52, of Lorida, was charged with failing to obey a policy officer or fire department. Lillian Mercedes Martinez, 37, of Avon Park, was charged with possession of cocaine and possession of drug equipment. Henry Hilton Peacock, 23, of Sebring, was charged with three counts of violation of probation reference grand theft and fraudulent use of a credit card. Alfonso Jermaine Perdue, 35, of Sebring, was charged with withholding support of children or spouse. Jose Yamil Perez, 27, of Avon Park, was charged with batter y Rosita Cruz Ramos, 24, of Sebring, was charged with driving while license suspended. Willie Lee Randolph, 51, of Sebring, was charged with petit theft and burglary of an unoccupied dwelling. Luis Rafael Rodriguez, 36, of Lake Placid, was charged with grand theft and burglary of an unoccupied dwelling. Julia Jazmine Velasco, 21, of Sebring, was charged with reckless driving, DUI and damage property, and resisting an officer. Antonio Lecal Walker, 52, of Avon Park, was charged with two counts of failure to appear. Jack Wesley Waller, 34, of Lake Placid, was charged with four counts of failure to appear. POLICEBLOTTER No injuries in rollover on U.S. 27 Witnesses pull driver from car News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Emergency workers assess the scene of a roll-over at the intersection of Vicki Drive and U.S. 27 Friday morning while waiting for the Florida Highway Patrol. Smoak Foundation holds first meeting of Youth Leadership Highlands Courtesy photo Tracee Smoak speaks to the members of the Youth Leadership Highlands Class.


MONTVERDE (AP) — Two central Florida men face charges after wildlife officers reported finding them with sacks containing about 260 alligator hatchlings. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reports that 32year-old Robert Martin Duval and 22-year-old Christopher Cork Scroggins had been riding on an airboat near Lake Apopka early Thursday morning before officers stopped them. An arrest reports says the men had been shining a light over the water for at least six hours. When one wildlife officer told the men he was going to perform an inspection, the report says Duval immediately turned over the hatchlings. The wildlife officers returned the baby alligators to the water. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011Page 3A MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; main ff top rhp only pg 3 or 5; 0 0 0 1 1 5 8 9 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 9/18/11 p/u; 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 9 News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY A 1949 Packard sprays out an impressive amount of rubber as driver Bill Strall begins to seriously rev his engine. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING — Two firefighters in full rig, each with a hose, stood on either side of the horseshoe shaped bunker, wetting down the pavement. The vintage cars waited in line. The crowd at the corner of Mango Street and Ridgewood Drive whooped and hollered its encouragement. Then, at 7 p.m., the police chief turned on his vehicle’s siren and Sebring Thunder’s Burnout Competition of 2011 began. One at a time, drivers drove their vehicle into the burnout pit — concrete barriers creating a wall, with a curb across the bottom. At the mark, under the eyes of judges Lenard Carlisle and his son Jason Carlisle, the drivers gunned their engines while staying in place. Out the back came sprays of disintegrating rubber as tires screamed against the asphalt and smoke billowed up into clouds, engulfing the spectators who loved it and yelled for more. The day’s winner, Dereck Melvin, drove a 1993 Cobra Mustang. Eleven cars were registered, but 15 arrived, one just as the contest began, said Stacy Hill, one of the organizers. Robert Henderson, driving a 1968 Plymouth, who won the contest last year with the same car, remained a crowd pleaser. The drive shaft dropped out of his car during his reprise performance, however, and firefighters had to push his car out of the way. Some of the contestants traveled a distance to take part, and at least one vehicle, a 1949 Packard, came with a support team — The Packard Racing Old Guy Burn Out Pit Crew. The Packard was the only vehicle to pop a tire, something the crew has dealt with dozens of times. They travel as group every summer and have logged more than 60,000 miles in five years, taking part in events and sightseeing as far away as California and Canada. One fact was established Friday night. While vintage VWs — both sedans and caravans — are wonderful cars with a special style and class, they are no use in a burnout competition. The VWBug kept jumping the curb just as the back wheels would begin to engage while a neon bus, try as its driver did, couldn’t even raise smoke. Sebring gets burned out Large crowd gathers to watch cars burn rubber By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK — AMain Street Community Redevelopment Agency sponsored farmers market opened up for business Thursday afternoon and evening in Donaldson Park. Organizers plan to have vendors every Thursday from 4 to 8 p.m., creating an relaxed atmosphere to browse flea market tables and look over vegetables, fruit and herbs grown locally. Of course, buying is encouraged. For example, Claudia Green brings homegrown, organic herbs. While her inventory sometimes varies, she usually has 21 types from which to choose. Next to her booth, tomatoes and fresh corn were for sale. Clark Coning, a veteran at local flea markets, also sets up shop. Thursday he had a collection of cookbooks, hand bags, and jewelry for sale. Oh, and a baby car seat, a stroller and a bar stool. Organizers believe that as word spreads, the market will attract even more sellers and buyers, especially local farmers. As it was, people ebbed and flowed among the vendors in a steady flow. AP farmers market open on Thursday afternoons News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY The aptly named Claudia Green shows Anna Steffes her selection of home grown herbs. Steffes will be at the Avon Park Farmers Market every Thursday night, although she will be arriving late due to logistical obstacles. Men charged with capturing baby alligators


C M Y K Page 4AN ews-SunS unday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA 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 ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com C IRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com B USINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONE xt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION With the recent news that unemployment is staying around 12 percent in Highlands County, the leadership, business community and government, has tof ocus their attention on job creation, not just give it lip service. Local business creation does not happen at the national level and the days of FDR and the Works programs are gone. Apresident can encourage infrastructureb uilding or repair across the county to jump-start commerce, but a president c annot wave a magic wand and start cottage industry in Highlands County. Additionally, we should not expect o ur government to solve all of our problems, but we should expect to not hinder o ur efforts to create commerce. Lead, follow or get the hell out of the way was attributed to Lee Iacocca, the innovative thinker that marketed the Ford Mustang and the first Chryslerm inivan, and it is a motto that we should adapt locally about our own municipal and county governments concerning business. One way Highlands County can help kick start an entrepreneur is by search-i ng for and removing obstacles and ordinances that inhibit business growth. Heres an example: All three municipalities and county ordinance prohibit street vending unless a special event or festival is going on. Small guys are nota llowed to set up and sell hot dogs or rent life jackets in the parks on weeke nds, something that many visitors to the lakes and parks could find convenient. O rdinances like this stop the free exchange of money for goods and servi ces and strangle small business and extra incomes. Small food vendors have approached all three municipalities and the county asking for each to remove the obstaclet o their small business development. Only the county is trying to make a difference by addressing its laws to allow access to the boat ramps, swimming holes and parks at this time. Agood example of the right kind of a ttitude is Avon Park. The city council voted to waive water impact fees, or in a some cases eliminate them all together, when a new business opens in the city as long as the water service is already ine xistence. The results 18 E. Main, a new restaurant, is hiring staff and preparing to open. Our local leadership must extend that idea to encompass land regulations,c odes, ordinances and policies that hinder business development and growth. L et local gardeners sell their overstock of plants and veggies on the side of the road. W e need a county-wide committee that aggressively looks for mandated o bstacles, and removes them, so that we becomes known for our business friendly atmosphere. This committee needs the support and the endorsement of all local govern-m ents so that they can help them get out of the way. Just get out of the way Is time for us all to focus on removing the obstacles that slow business and job development. And the focus has to start at home. Nothing organization is really somethingEditor: Aletter to the editor appearing in the Sept. 4 News-Sun rightly lauds two of Highlands Countys outstanding citizens. Having said that, I take issue with the letters declaration concerning the Heartland Cultural Alliance asserting that it has been transformed (that agency to be a much needed and well respected agency That nothing (HCA the writer labels it was founded more than 10 years ago by a group of dedicated, hard-working supporters of the arts not only the visual arts but all elements of a well-rounded cultural base, including the performing arts, museums, the library system and any activity advocating support and improvement of cultural development for the benefit of Highlands Countys citizens. As a former financial consultant to HCAand a member of its board, I can assure you that the term nothing would apply only to the financial assistance not provided by the Tourist Development Council or the board of the county commissioners. As a spokesman for HCA, I appeared before the TDC many years ago requesting a fair share of the 17 percent of the Tourist Tax earmarked for Arts and Culture. The request was denied on the grounds that it was too early in the existence of the Tourist Tax to allocate its revenue. This rationale appeared to prevail in subsequent years because no allocation was ever granted. Yet, despite this lack of funding the nothing HCA: Sponsored, organized and administered nine successful Arts and Heritage Festivals three each in Avon Park, Sebring and Lake Placid. Staged seven successful Antique Appraisal Fairs in Highlands County as fundraisers for the Alliance. As the official arts agency in Highlands County, as designated by the board of county commissioners, HCAadministered the annual distribution of funds, from the sale of State of the Arts license plates, to various cultural entities in the county. All of these activities were carried out by dedicated HCAmembers even though handicapped by the lack of Tourist Tax funding. Many members of HCAgladly dipped into their own pockets to help underwrite the expenses of the Festivals and Antique Fairs. So yes, my wife Goldie, former president of HCA, and I join in well-deserved kudos to our friend and outstanding advocate for cultural enrichment in the Highlands, Fred Leavitt. Just dont forget that the nothing organization, always hampered by a lack of funding, did indeed make a solid contribution to the cultural life of our beloved county. Gerry Garnich SebringExpected speech was silentEditor: In the last election before the obstructionist party took over the House they promised jobs, jobs, jobs. Well I have to admit they did produce jobs theirs. As for the millions of honest people looking for work, tough luck Charlie, we got ours, now go get your own. At the recent gathering of those I wana-be president members of the obstructionist party in Orlando, I expected to hear something along this line: If I am elected president I solemnly swear that I will follow the path laid down by the greatestpresident this country has ever known. It was an honor to have him leading us onward toward continued greatness. It was his efforts to sell homes to those who never thought they could afford a home of their own and in doing so kept the home builders in business. He then created the foreclosure frenzy and thus created millions of jobs in the foreclosure industry, this was his way ofkeeping the unemployment rate down. man whose eloquence, when he deigns to make a speech, makes the rambling of men like FDR, Churchill and Martin Luther King sound like frogs at a pond. A man who has done so much to so many people that they and others will feel his efforts for years to come. A man who has made some businesses grow beyond their wildest dreams. The arms and munitions manufacturers and those in the mortuary industry are but three. Understandably the highest praise for this individual comes from those who manufacture prosthetic devices. Their business has grown exponentially because of his unrelenting desire to further his brilliant military tactics, like invading countries based on lies, and in doing so has increased their output of prosthetics a thousand fold. This individual has laid down the blueprint for all present and future republicans to faithfully follow. I speak of course of the 43rd President of these United States and a great Republican, hallowed be his name: George W. Bush. Sandy Oleesky Sebring T he first primary is months away. The actual election is over a yeara way. But like it or not, the political season has started. And so have the debates. Ive lost count of the number of debates the Republicans have already had. And I know of at least two more that will occur before the end of the y ear.Welcome to American politics, where the goal s eems to be how many p eople you can make sick of the whole thing before it really starts. I cant vote in the primary, because Im registered NPA(no party affiliated). So it may surprise you to learn that I do try to watch the debates. I do this for several reasons. One, I am really hoping for someo ne viable to come out of all this who I can vote for to defeat President Obama i n 2012.So I want to know w hat my potential choices look like. I also find that the d ebates can provide a warped form of entertainment. Watching these people jockeying for position can be amusing, and once in a while someone gets off a good line. The debates Ive seen have used different formats to get information from the candidates. I am pleased that all of them have not just focused on the big newsmakers but also engaged the lesser-known candidates. I want to know what theyre thinking as well. Even if like the politicians they are they dont always answer the questions they are asked. (One great question came up during this weeks debate someone asked the candidates how much of a dollar he earns they think he should be able to keep. None of them really answered it, which was a shame. I wish the President were asked that question as well, and that we got an answer from him, too.) But I will be the first to admit that at times the debates and the candidates run together in my feeble b rain.Maybe thats unde r standable with a current c rop of eight candidates in the field. But it doesnt help them much at all. O ne of my problems is that while I dont actively d islike any of the candidates, Im not really excited about any of them e ither. Right now the biggest draw any of them have for me is that they are not President Obama which is a big plus as fara s I am concerned. But Id really like a better reason to vote for someone then that. And while I dont hate a ny of the candidates, I have issues with some of t hem. Ron Paul, while I like a lot of his views onl imited government, scares me with his foreign policy. Front runner Rick Perry? Some of what I learned about him in CNNs latestd ebate raises questions about the choices he would make. There are those of you reading all this who arep robably now itching to get to your computers so you can email me and tell me why I should be backing your favorite candidate. Thats all well and good, given I am in the information gathering stage of the program, and I welcome your views on the matter. But let me remind you its still early in the game. Others may still jump into the race. And I am almost certain that a couple of the eight currently in the field will step out before the first primary vote is cast. The Republican nominee may not even be on anyones radar yet. In other words, the game isnt over. Its just beginning.While it plays out lets sit back and try to enjoy the show. Ill even share my popcorn. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Political debates provide warped entertainment Lauras Look L aura Ware EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; 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


By SCOTTSONNER and MARTIN GRIFFITH Associated PressRENO, Nev. — Friends of an air racer and movie stunt pilot whose plane crashed into the edge of the grandstand at a show said the 74-year-old was a skilled airman and member of a tight-knit flying community. Pilot Jimmy Leeward of Ocala died in the crash Friday after apparently losing control of the P-51 Mustang, which spiraled into a box seat area at the National Championship Air Races at about 4:30 p.m. Friday. Leeward and at least two others were killed; dozens were injured. Family members were at the air show and saw the crash, said Reno Air Races President and CEO Mike Houghton. “They obviously are devastated,” he said. “I talked to Jimmy’s son and his wife wanted me to know that Jimmy would not want us to cancel the races but sometimes you have to do things that are not very popular.” Leeward’s pilot’s medical records were up-to-date, and he was “a very qualified, very experienced pilot,” Houghton said. He’d been racing at the show in Reno since 1975. “Everybody knows him. It’s a tight-knit family,” Houghton said. “He’s been here for a long, long time.” Leeward gave an interview at the air show Thursday with Live Airshow TV, standing in front of his plane “The Galloping Ghost” and saying he didn’t want to show his hand on how fast the plane could go. “We’ve been playing poker since last Monday. And ... it’s ready, we’re ready to show a couple more cards, so we’ll see on Friday what happens, and on Saturday we’ll probably go ahead and play our third ace, and on Sunday we’ll do our fourth ace,” Leeward said in the interview. Leeward owned the Leeward Air Ranch Racing Team and was a well-known racing pilot. His website says he had flown more than 120 races and served as a stunt pilot for numerous movies, including “Amelia” and “Cloud Dancer.” The vintage plane raced in the “Unlimited” category, where the planes race wingtip-to-wingtip at speeds in excess of 500 mph. “How fast will she go? Hold on tight, you’ll find out soon enough. Reno Air Races 2011 ...” said a teaser on Leeward’s website. Apost on his Facebook page Friday afternoon said “Jimmy is starting up right now” and posted a link to live video of the airshow. As news of Leeward’s death spread, Facebook users posted comments and condolences on the post. Steve Silver, 69, was Leeward’s next-door neighbor at a gated community in Ocala, Fla. “He’s been my friend for many years,” Silver said. “He was more than a competent pilot. He was really quite a guy.” Given Leeward’s experience with flying, Silver said he doubts pilot error was the cause of the crash. “It would be my bet there was some kind of mechanical malfunction,” Silver said. Maureen Higgins, of Alabama, said Leeward was the best pilot she knew. She was at the air show and said she could see his profile while the plane was going down. He was married and his wife often traveled with him. “He’s a wonderful pilot, not a risk taker,” she said. “He was in the third lap and all of a sudden he lost control.” Leeward and his wife had two adult sons. updates on meeting locations, call Gene Archer at 452-0334 or Curtis Petersen at 382-6967.NARFE meets TuesdaySEBRING — NARFE Chapter 288 of Highlands County will meet on Tuesday at Homer’s Smorgasbord in Sebring Square. Lunch is at 11 a.m. followed by the speaker and business meeting at noon. The guest speaker will be Ken Thomas, Florida federal executive VP. Bob and Jane Lemley will also be attending. All current and retired federal employees (and spouses) are invited to attend. For more information, call LR “Corky” Dabe, president, at 382-9447.Events at local lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park, will host the following events: Today Sunday dinner and Karaoke by Naomi (call for time). SAL Horseshoe Tour (call for time). Monday Happy hour 35 p.m. Ship, Captain and Crew 5-6 p.m. Tuesday Bingo 1:30 p.m. For details, call 4534553. The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 in Avon Park, will host the following events: Today NASCAR at 2 p.m. For details, call 4529853. The Avon Park American Legion Post 69, will host the following events: Today Sunday dinner and Karaoke by Naomi (call for time). SAL Horseshoe Tour (call for time). Monday Happy hour 35 p.m. Ship, Captain and Crew 5-6 p.m., (all month). Tuesday Bingo 1:30 p.m., (all month). For details, call 4534553. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 will host the following events: Today Lounge open 1-7 p.m. Monday Lounge open 1 p.m. Burgers and chicken served 5-7 p.m. Tuesday Lounge open 1 p.m. Happy hour 1-4. BPOE Indoctrination 7 p.m. For details, call 4652661. The Lake Placid Moose Lodge 2374, will host the following events: Today Pavilion open. Burgers and hot-dogs served (call for time). Music with Wild Bill 3-6 p.m. Monday Lunch served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. LOOM House Committee meets 7 p.m. WOTM meets 7 p.m. Tuesday Lunch served 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details, call 4650131. The Veterans of Foreign Wars 3880 in Lake Placid, will host the following events: Today Hamburgers 45:30 p.m. For more information, call 699-5444. SEBRING The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 in Sebring, will host the following events: Today U.S. Air Force established 1947. Happy hour all day. Ladies Auxiliary hamburgers, etc. served from 5-7 p.m. Karaoke 5-8 p.m., with Mega Sound. Monday Post Shrimp night is back. Peel and eat or fried shrimp, French fries and coleslaw from 5-7 p.m. VFWPost meeting 7 p.m. Tuesday Ladies Auxiliary wings are back (call for time), come on in. Frank “E” music 6-9 p.m. For details, call 3858902.Spanish Aglow International meets Oct. 8SEBRING —Spanish Aglow International’s regular meeting that occurs each second Saturday of every month at its new location, Spring Lake Community Center, 209 Spring Lake Blvd. The next meeting is Oct. 8, and starts with breakfast at 9 a.m. CLOYD BERTBRACKIN Cloyd Bert Brackin, 91, of Frostproof passed away Friday, September 16, 2011 at his residence. He was born August 23, 1914 in Frostproof to the late Quincy & Mae (Whidden) Brackin; he was a lifelong resident and one of its oldest native born citizens. He spent three years in the European Theater during World War II, serving in the U.S. Army and received the Bronze Star, Purple Heart and five Battle Stars. He retired after 32 years with the Mulberry Construction Company as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of the American Legion, Woodmen of the World and the International Union of Operating Engineers. He enjoyed hunting and fishing. Bert was preceded in death by his wife 51 years, Mary Brackin in 1992; three brothers, Spoman Brackin, Lloyd Brackin and Ray Brackin; one sister, Gwen Holloway. Survivors include his wife, Nelma S. Brackin; two sisters, Winifred Nelson and Barbara Blankenship both of Panama City; and many nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held from 5:00 until 7:00 pm Monday, September 19, 2011 and the funeral service will be held 11:00 am, Tuesday, September 20, 2011 at the Marion Nelson Funeral Home in Frostproof with Rev. Brian Smith officiating. Interment will follow at the Silver Hill Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family and the webcast of the service can be viewed at www.marionnelsonfuneralhome.com Marion Nelson Funeral Home 454 South Buck Moore Road Lake Wales, Florida 33853 PAULLEWIS CASHELL Paul Lewis Cashell, 79, of Sebring, Florida, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday, September 14, 2011. He was born on August 21, 1932 to Lewis and Alice Cashell in Mansfield, Oho. After graduating from Bowling Green State University in 1954, he immediately entered the U.S. Army as a Second Lieutenant. He was sent to Korea and served with the 49th Field Artillery near Inchon. Upon his return in 1956, he began working as an industrial engineer at the new Fisher Body-General Motors plant in Mansfield. He retired 30 years later and moved to Sebring in 1987. He was an avid golfer, as evidenced by his sixth hole-in-one on April 1, 2011. He and his beloved wife, Jane, loved to travel and visited most of the world through land tours and more than 40 ocean cruises. He was a member of the Sebring Golf Club and a life member of The First English Lutheran Church; Elks Lodge #56; American Legion Post #16 and the General Motors Salary Retired, Inc. in Mansfield, Ohio. He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Jane; sisters, Esther Chambers of Fremont, Ohio; Miriam (Ronald) Leger, Auburn, Georgia and Ruth (Gene) Williams, Crestline, Ohio, along with numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews and many friends and will be sorely missed by all. Memorial Services will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at 3:30 p.m. in the StephensonNelson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Ron Norton officiating. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to Good Shepherd Hospice or the American Cancer Society. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 863-385-0125 KATHLEEN HORWITZ Kathleen C. Horwitz, of Sebring, Fla., passed away at Kindred Hospital in Tampa, Fla. on Tuesday, Sept. 13, 2011. She moved to Sebring in 1970, after living in various states and countries during her husband’s military career. She was born to Lawrence and Henrietta Carlston in Ashland, Wis. on Sept. 12, 1934, and married on May 2, 1953 in La Crosse, Wis. to her surviving and loving husband, Bert, o f Sebring. She was past president and a very active member of the Sebring Women’s Club; past president o f Ladies of the Elks, Sebring Lodge 1529 and very active during her husband’s many years as an officer of the lodge. She was also a longtime member of the Sebring Golf Association at Sebring Municipal Golf Course and a very active volunteer with Reach fo r Recovery, a breast cance r survivor’s help group. She had been employed several years in custome r relations with Barnett Bank. Amemorial service will be held at the Sebring Women’s Club, 4260 Lakeview Drive, at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 23, 2011. Remembrances may be made to the Sebring Women’s Club or Highlands County Humane Society. Arrangements were entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 863-385-0125 Death noticesRobert Eugene Evans 90, of Sebring, died Sept. 13, 2011. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. John “Ray” Kincer 81, of Sebring, died Sept. 14, 2011. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, is in charge of arrangements. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011Page 5A DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 5 3 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; comm p/u; 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 3 YMCA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; **internet included**; 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 4 Continued from page 2A Horwitz OBITUARIES COMMUNITYBRIEFS Harris said. The DCAis the authority over state funds for recreation, and the council was looking into charging different rates to town and county residents for organized sports. “Well, tell them that we will have to change the signing as well,” Royce added. The Glades Electric Members Miracle Field was dedicated in September of 2009 and has a special rubberized surface which makes play safe for those who use wheelchairs, canes and walkers. The Miracle League provides opportunities for individuals with cognitive and/or physical challenges to play Miracle League baseball, and participate in other recreational opportunities. The Miracle League o f Lake Placid recently changed its name to The Miracle League of Highlands County, according to its website a t www.ml4hc.com/. More than 100 players are signed up for opening day on Sept. 24 and each player is assigned a “buddy” to assis t in play. The buddies are called “Angels in the Outfield.” Continued from page 1A Glades Electric may drop support of Miracle League over rec fees Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN€385-6155 Friends: Pilot in Reno crash was skilled airman Ocala pilot Jimmy Leeward one of three killed in crash


prep air and ground forces for combat when they are deployed. The large and desolate terrain of the range allows combat missions to prepare on a more similar level before the soldiers are shipped overseas. Thursday’s mission focused solely on two groups of specialized soldiers — the Joint Fire Observer (JFO) and the Joint Terminal Attack Controller (JTAC). “JFOs basically provide close air support for the ground service,” explained U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Patrick Brodhead. SSG Brodhead is a member of the 82nd Airborne Division based out of Fort Bragg, N.C. Brodhead was one of two JFOs on site during the exercise. The second JFO, Sgt. Laquin Andrus of the Marine Corps, looked forward to his second Atlantic Strike exercise. Each of the JFOs had a JTAC member that they worked closely with during the exercise. The two Air Force JTACs, SSgt. Chad Williams and A1C William Chandler, assisted their JFOs during the demonstration. “The JTACs’mission basically is to keep the friendlies safe. It’s not our job to drop bombs necessarily. We search the villages and the cities and provide support for our JFOs,” SSgt Williams explained. The JTACs were specifically advised to control any target within the village and maintain clearance throughout the area. The entire group of men geared up for their exercise over an hour before their mission wish began at 1400 hours (or 2 p.m. for civilians) Thursday. The mission lasted two hours before the men were allowed a break. “The temperature is a Cat (Category) 5. That means in this heat, once you factor in the actual heat, the humidity, and the extra heat from all the gear, we can only work a certain amount of hours and break for an hour,” explained Air Force Tech Sergeant Robert (Rusty) Callaway. As the teams prepared to leave the cool shade of the set-up site, Brodhead explained a little further what his group does to prepare for the exercise as well as what they do in a real war zone. “We try to get the most intelligence that we can beforehand, but sometimes you just have to work with what you have,” Brodhead said. The uniqueness of this Atlantic Strike exercise, as opposed to previous exercises, is that Thursday’s operation was primarily JFO and JTAC-focused. “It’s geared more towards JFOs and JTACs this time. Its focus is on not us individually or us as a military branch, but the two special teams and how we work together to find a target or clear an area. In a real war we will likely have to work with these guys — the Marines, the Army — and we have to know how to do that before we are out in a war,” said Chandler. The teams huddled underneath a small pavilion before the mission began. Asmall group of four troops, one from the Navy and three Marines, loaded a ammunition cartridge slowly at a table in the middle of the pavilion. Ayoung Marine corporal slowly weaved three rounds of ammunition into the container. “It just makes us more efficient. It’s simply to cut time and save time when we are out in the field,” said Cpl. William Maupin. The exercise’s ground commander, Marine Sgt. Shelby Mangiaracina, spoke briefly to small groups of men preparing them on their tasks. “My job is to control the movement of troops on the ground and control air strikes to clear the town, in this case. In another case it could be control the air strikes so that we can raid, but today I have to secure the targets and get him out,” said Mangiaracina. The troops headed out to the “city” in a handful of Humvees. Troops entered the south side of the city and the “war” began. Hundreds of sim rounds (simulation bullets filled with paint, similar to a paintball but more forceful) showered the area along with grenades carrying loud blasts. HMLA467 Sabers, AH-1 Cobra, and UH-1 Huey helicopters circled overhead pr oviding air support throughout the entire simulation. Many enemies or “Charlies” were killed during the simulation, but the home team also suffered a few loses. Hours after the simulation began, troops headed back to the staging area for debriefing and officers’critiques. “All in all it was a good day. There were communication problems and some big mistakes but you guys did well,” said one lieutenant. The troops rested for lunch for an hour before returning to the field for the night simulation. The simulation intensifies during the evening hours because of the dark and less visibility. The simulation ended around 10 p.m. “This exercise isn’t easy and it’s not like being in a real war zone. We actually know who the ‘enemy’is and we know we can’t die from a bullet. But we get used to feeling bullets and seeing them pass by us; we get used to hearing bombs explode. It makes us more efficient at our job. It make s us better able to fight the war on terrorism when we deploy,” said Brodhead. Page 6ANews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com LIL WIZARDS ACADEMY; 3.639"; 3"; Black; main top; 0 0 0 1 1 8 2 0 Well's new; 11.25"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 4 Continued from page 1A Atlantic Strike exercise brings large group to Bombing Range News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Air Force Tech Sgt. Robert Rusty Callaway checks his equipment as a convoy drives past to their designated positions. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Troops dressed as enemy targets make their way through a combat simulation Thursday afternoon at the Bombing Range in Avon Park.


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that this occurred 14 months after Rowan’s investigation began. Deleon references the findings of the State Attorney’s report into Rowan’s investigation of Mayor Sharon Schuler, Deputy Mayor Brenda Gray and former city manager Maria Sutherland. That report concluded Rowan conducted his investigation of city officials in retaliation for not receiving the city manager position, for which he had applied. Finally, Deleon refers to a letter written by State Attorney Jerry Hill, in which Hill informs Rowan he will no longer be allowed to testify in criminal cases due to a “lack of credibility.” As a result, Deleon writes to Rowan, his conduct, if true, “is inconsistent with my expectations of your responsibilities as a department head and constitutes a violation of Section 11.05 of the city’s personnel rules and regulations.” In particular, Deleon cited insubordination; threatening and intimidating fellow employees and supervisors; conduct adversely affecting the ability of employees to perform their duties; using discourteous, insulting, abusive and inflammatory language; and deliberately o r negligently misusing o r destroying city property. Deleon offers Rowan the option of a pre-disciplinary conference. In a telephone conversation Saturday, Rowan told the News-Sun his lawyer, Robert H. Grizzard II, had been in touch with city attorneys and a date for a conference had been set, although he did not remember exactly when it was. Otherwise, he had no comment. was only two, I think,” said Martinez. Martinez hasn’t seen her cousin much since he began his endless chemotherapy treatments; she worries that Depatto may be getting worse rather than better. For leukemia patients, bone marrow is vital to keep them alive and their bodies functioning and healthy. Martinez has become fully involved in finding a bone marrow match for her cousin. “I called all the local blood centers and they had close to no bone marrow testing available. I was so angry, sad and upset,” said Martinez. Martinez was shocked to find the hoops she had to j ump through in order to even receive a test to see if she was a match for bone marrow for her cousin. “The blood center (in Sebring) doesn’t really offer the service. They told me that they would swab me if I donated a pint of blood. If I didn’t donate then it would cost me around $65. I just thought that was crazy,” Martinez said. Martinez began to do more searching and found that the closest place to do a bone marrow testing swab was in Orlando. “Even there they require a doctor’s order stating that I could do this and then they would send the results to Sean’s doctor,” Martinez said. Martinez then returned to Highlands County in hopes of organizing a sort of drive for bone marrow testing with the help of the blood center. “They told me they couldn’t do it. They said that the tests had to be temperature controlled. I felt so helpless and so angry,” said Martinez. After weeks of dealing with what seemed like an impossible task, Martinez found a solution at www.getswabbed.org/. “I found the DKMS (Deutsche Knochenmarkspenderdatei gGmbH) website and there it was,” Martinez said. DKMS is the largest bone marrow donor center in the world with a mission to save tens of thousands of lives through matching patients with donors to complete bone marrow transplants. “It takes five minutes to register. You fill out the information and a week later they send you this really cool kit. There are these long, cotton swabs and you just swab your mouth, put them back into the packaging and send it off in the mail,” said Martinez. Once a potential donor has swabbed and registered, he or she stays in the national database so that they can be liked up with patients in need. “It takes about two or three weeks to get the test results back. I just sent mine back this week so I will know soon if I’m a match for Sean,” Martinez said. Depatto has yet to find a bone marrow donor of the appropriate age, but Martinez is hoping that she will be a match for her suffering cousin. “Sean’s brother T.J. is a match but he can’t donate because he’s under 18. The risk of infection is too great. I really hope that I am a match. You can get the bone marrow from anyone, but it’s just better if it is a family member,” Martinez said. For now Martinez and Depatto wait and pray for a miracle. After all the difficulties Martinez encountered, she is hoping to raise awareness regarding leukemia and bone marrow testing and donation. “I can do so much more than just sit here. I’m a nurse you know? I watch babies being born and people doing so much to help benefit them with the March of Dimes and organizations like that. Well, what about leukemia? I’m just using what God already gave me to help,” said Martinez. Depatto is currently in the hospital in New York undergoing further chemotherapy and fighting for his life. Martinez knows it can go either way at this point but she remains positive for her cousin. “He’s brave and he is fighting. Even if he doesn’t make it I want someone else to not suffer the way Seany has suffered. Yes the procedure to donate is intricate and painful, but what is an hour or two of pain when you think of all the lives you will be saving?” Martinez said. Martinez is hoping that the community will take interest and work to help out by being bone marrow tested. The simple swab test is quick and easy and painless and Martinez knows it could help not only her cousin Sean, but thousands of other kids and young adults just like Depatto. “I’m hoping because we live in close, small community that people will care enough to help out. Not just for my cousin for anyone who has a kid going through this. There are ways to help out there, I have to let people know about this,” said Martinez. For more information about leukemia and bone marrow testing and donation visit www.getswabbed.org/ or visit Martinez’s Facebook page for her cousin Sean by searching for “Swab for Hope.” Page 8ANews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com BERRONG, AMY; 3.639"; 3"; Black; main a top 9/14 p/u; 0 0 0 1 1 8 7 6 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 9/18/11; 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 5 G&N DEVELOPERS; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 9/4,11,18,25; 0 0 0 1 1 6 0 7 Continued from page 1A Bone marrow donation matching hard to do locally Continued from page 1A Rowan facing discipline hearing Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Associated PressWASHINGTON — Barack Obama’s road to re-election is lined with lots of boarded-up homes. Though the high unemployment rate dominates talk in Washington, for many 2012 voters the housing crisis may well be a more powerful manifestation of a sick economy. And, in an unfortunate twist for Obama, the problem is at its worst in many of the battleground states that will be decisive in determining whether he gets another term. Swing states Florida, Arizona, Nevada, Ohio and Michigan — they all pulse red-hot on a foreclosure rate “heat map.” And by themselves those five add up to 80 of the 270 electoral votes needed to win the presidency. Mortgage default notices surged nationally last month. One in every 118 homes in Nevada received a foreclosure filing in August, according to the foreclosure listing firm RealtyTrac. One in 248 in Arizona. One in 349 in Michigan. One in 376 in Florida. And so on. Aforeclosure’s impact is visceral and outsized, rippling far beyond one household. “Entire neighborhoods see what’s going on,” says Bill Galston, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a former Clinton administration official. “The visibility contributes to the psychology of continued economic troubles.” There’s the in-your-face eyesore sometimes created by a vacant house next door sprouting weeds on the front lawn. There’s the downward pressure on housing values that can follow for everyone else in the neighborhood. There’s the welling frustration felt by neighboring homeowners who may owe more on their own mortgages than their homes are worth. Nearly a quarter of all U.S. homeowners with mortgages are now underwater, representing nearly 11 million homes, according to CoreLogic, a real estate research firm. Again, many of the states with the highest underwater mortgage rates also are political battleground states: In Nevada, 60 percent of homeowners are upside down, according to CoreLogic. Arizona is at 49 percent; Florida, 45 percent; Michigan, 36 percent. Obama will need swing-state voters more than ever in 2012 because of the tougher political climate for Democrats this election season. Politically, it all adds up to “the thousand-pound gorilla in the room,” says Roy Oppenheim, a Florida foreclosure defense attorney who speaks of “suburban blight” in his home state, of gutted homes, of entire neighborhoods where banks are bulldozing foreclosures. Obama set high expectations for turning things around, Oppenheim says, and hasn’t been able to deliver, leaving people disillusioned. “At some point, you don’t judge people by how well they speak, you judge them by their actions,” says the attorney, who backed Obama in the 2008 presidential race. “I continue, I guess, to support him, but I do it very reluctantly.” None of this has been lost on the president. When Obama was asked at a forum this summer what mistakes he’d made in handling the recession, and what he’d do differently, he quickly singled out housing. The market didn’t bottom out as quickly as expected, he said, despite multiple administration efforts to help people stay in their homes and to star t boosting home values, he said. The president made only brie f mention of the housing problem in his highly anticipated jobs speech this month, but he did promise to expand a government program tha t helps people refinance their mortgages at lower interest rates. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011Page 9A BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 1 of 2 facing ads on same page; 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 4 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 2 of 2 facing ads on same page; 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 1 BUSINESS Special to the News-SunAVON PARK —South Florida Community College’s Corporate and Community Education Department is offering a variety of workshops and classes to help improve workplace skills and productivity this fall at the SFCC Highlands Campus, Avon Park. — In Workplace Spanish, participants will learn key terms and expressions that are important for communicating in a working environment. Each participant will receive a written manual with Spanish phrases, an audio CD for listening in your car or stereo, and a companion Click ITCD-ROM for PC use. Class meets Mondays, Sept. 26Dec. 12, 6-8 p.m. The cost is $195. — As a business owner or manager, do you want to improve motivation and performance amongst your team? Do you have one or several employees who exhibit such unproductive behaviors as laziness, tardiness, indifference, sloppiness, poor attitude, or general on-thejob malaise? Do you ever sense that, at times, your employees have “checked out” of their jobs and disengaged from your customers, their teams, and/or achieving success for your organization? Learn how to increase your employees’motivation in Monumental Motivation. The four-hour workshop will be held Friday, Sept. 23, 1-5 p.m., in Building T, Room 20. The cost is $125 and reference CRN 11534 when registering. — The 30-hour IVTherapy class satisfies the requirement for licensed practical nurses as outlined by the Florida Board of Nursing. It will be offered on Wednesdays, 5-9 p.m. and Saturdays, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Oct. 5-Oct. 22 at the SFCC Highlands Campus, Building HSC, Room 113. The cost is $195.99 for the course and $26.95 for the book, which is available at the SFCC Bookstore. — Completion of both the FCCPC I and II courses are key elements to earning a Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC). FCCPC I and II address eight core areas of knowledge and skill associated with delivery of quality education to preschool children, and builds upon the content of the statemandated training courses previously completed by the caregiver. SFCC is offering the FCCPC II class on Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oct. 13Dec.13, from 5:30-9 p.m., on the Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr., Avon Park. The class will cost $300 and the CRN number is 11595. — Are you new to the world of social networking? Looking to improve the virtual presence of your company, organization, group, or club using the newest social media tools? Interested in establishing yourself on such sites as Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter? SFCC is offering a Social Networking Workshop to learn to embrace technology and to implement a powerful social networking campaign. This class will meet on Tuesdays, Oct. 4th-Nov. 8, 6-8 p.m. The cost is $259.99 and reference CRN 11607 when registering. Register in Building B at the Highlands Campus or any SFCC campus or center. For more information, contact Lorrie Key, director, SFCC Corporate and Community Education at CorporateTraining@southflorida.edu or call 863-784-7033. SFCC offers workplace training Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID — The third of four lakefront townhome buildings is under construction at Lake June West townhomes on Lake June according to Mike Chapman, the community’s builder and developer. “Ten townhomes in phase I are sold and occupied and 10 townhomes in Phase II are now under contract with some units already closed,” he said. “Last week we released townhome inventory in Phase III and are already receiving inquires and sending out contracts,” said Gayle Chapman, of Chapmans Real Estate Corp. “We are now seeing just as many sales leads being generated through our enhanced website as compared to on site sales activity.Visitors of the website can view floorplands and flip the pages in our monthly e-magazie featuring events of the month,” she added. Upon completion of Lake June West, the community will feature 49 Key West style townhomes featuring two floorplans situated on over 1,000 feet of sandy beach with views of Lake June and Scrub State Park across the lake. There are barbecue areas, a boat ramp, and 20 of the community’s 49 boat docks are completed. Lake June West Golf Club is across the street. Another feature of the community is the fact that there are also hobby garages available. These garages are 30x12x10 feet and are perfect for storing wake board, waterski or fishing boats, SeaDoos, golf carts and motorcycles or perfect for woodworking or other hobbies. “The Hobby Garages are nearly over-subscibed with some unit owners on a wait list for two garages,” Chapman said. There is also a Vacation Rental Management Program available to assist owners in managing their vacation property. Call 863465-9185 or visit www.lakejunewest.com. The furnished Model Center is open daily from 9 to 5 p.m. at 1114 Lake June Road. 20th townhome sold at Lake June West Courtesy illustration The Lake June West townhomes feature hobby garages. I wish I had learned about the power of compounding a long time ago. As a kid I walked dogs in the neighborhood, earning $5 a week. If I’d started investing that weekly $5 from age nine until 65, it would have grown to $254,000, assuming an 8 percent return. Unfortunately, I didn’t catch compounding fever until much later. I missed out on maximizing my first few years of 401(k) contributions, which would have made a huge difference at retirement. But on a positive note, my 11-year-old son learned from my mistakes and socks away his $10 weekly newspaper delivery salary, which he earns in addition to his allowance. My wife and I sweeten the pot by matching his savings in a Roth IRAwe opened for him. So what is compounding? Basically, it’s where you put aside money – whether in savings, a retirement account or the stock market – and then essentially leave it alone. As your account earns interest or dividends, you continually reinvest those profits, thereby generating (compounding) additional earnings at an accelerated rate. Numerous interactive calculators are available online to help you estimate potential savings under different scenarios. I used several from the www.dinkytown.net in the following examples: Using Dinkytown’s “Compound Interest and Your Return” calculator, you can estimate how quickly a onetime investment will grow at varying interest rates and periods of time. For example, a $10,000 investment earning 8 percent compounded quarterly would be worth $22,080 after 10 years; $48,754 after 20 years; and $107,652 after 30 years. If you can set money aside every month, your savings will grow even faster. According to Dinkytown’s “Cool Million” calculator, if you began saving $100 a month at age 21 and earned 8 percent interest, by 65 your account would be worth about $447,000. Increasing the monthly contribution to $200 would double that to about $893,000. The riskier the investment, the greater your potential gains – and losses. For example, regular savings accounts typically offer very low interest rates in exchange for very low risk Take advantage of the power of compounding Personal Finance Jason Alderman See COMPOUNDING, 10A


C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com WARREN'S AUTO SALES #2; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main a; 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 2 BUSINESS Special to the News-SunSEBRING — The historic Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring will host the region’s largest bridal show from 6-9 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3. The seventh annual Central Florida Bridal Gala will feature approximately thirty-five of the finest bridal service providers in the six-county area of Highlands, south Polk, Hardee, Okeechobee, DeSoto and Glades counties. This show will both pamper brides and assist them in choosing the latest in bridal products and services in the central Florida area. More than $5,000 worth of prizes will be awarded at the Bridal Gala including an inclusive honeymoon package at Sandals Resorts and Delaney Photography packages given as grand prizes in addition to door prizes from every bridal service provider in the show. One of the most popular elements of the gala is the fashion show, featuring styles and flowers for the entire wedding party. Elizabeth’s Bridals and will showcase the newest bridal styles of Mary’s Bridals and other designers. Maxcy’s Men’s Wear will present tuxedos from Jim’s Formal Wear and more. Affordable Flowers will feature fresh and silk floral arrangements from casual to formal in the fashion show and the Kenilworth Lodge lobby. Food, fashions, flowers, photographers, reception dcor and entertainment, all the essentials of a great wedding will be showcased. Enjoy samples from Golden Palms Catering, champagne flutes and soft drinks for all attendees. Bridal registry services will be featured by Belk’s. Brides and their friends will be delighted with the choices presented at the gala — florists, photographers, entertainers, limos, horse and carriage and other exhibitors, all providing services to the six-county central Florida area. If a bride has ever wanted to go to one of the big shows in Tampa, Orlando or Miami and wondered if it would help her, she should go to the Central Florida Bridal Gala and find the bridal service companies that actually work in the central Florida area. Admission to the show is $8 in advance, $10 at the door. Brides may pre-register by calling (800) 4235939, 385-0111 or email at guestservices@KenilworthL odge.com/. Visit the Kenilworth Lodge web site for more info at www.kenilworthlodge.com/. Bridal Gala to feature more than $4,000 in prizes of loss. On the other hand, investing in the stock market can potentially earn doubledigit investment rates over long periods of time. (Of course, stocks can be a risky short-term investment.) So why not simply park your money in a safe haven? Simple: inflation. If your money is earning 2 percent interest but the inflation rate is 3 percent, you’ll actually net a 1 percent loss. Using the “Cool Million” $100-a-month example above, if you expect to earn 8 percent interest but factor in a 3.1 percent expected annual inflation rate (the overall average rate since 1925), your account balance at age 65 would be worth more like $117,000 in today’s dollars, versus $447,000 unadjusted for inflation. The longer you delay saving, the harder it is to catch up. According to Dinkytown’s “Don’t Delay Your Savings!” calculator, if you save $200 a month at 8 percent interest, after 30 years your account would be worth $283,522. But wait only two years to begin saving and that balance would shrink to only $238,612 – that’s $44,910 less. Afiveyear delay would knock it down to only $182,968. Bottom line: Don’t procrastinate on starting to save. And get your kids on the compounding bandwagon as well; they’ll thank you once they reach your age. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney Continued from page 9A Special to the News-SunSEBRING — Led by Operating Principal Gary Mikulecky and Team Leader/Broker Jarrod Davis, Keller Williams Realty of Highlands County market center will be moving itscurrent Sebring office location at 2359 U.S. 27 South to 233 U.S. 27 North in The Village Fountain Plaza. “Keller Williams Realty is excited about the new office location,” said Mikulecky. “Our company has a policy of selecting only premier locations in any given area. By maintaining our standards of excellence and being in a convenient location, we can provide Keller Williams Realty customers with the best real estate experience possible.” The new office location will be fully operational by Sept. 28. “We hope the community will stop by to visit us at the new location ... next door to the Sebring Chamber of Commerce,” said Mikulecky. To contact Keller Williams Realty of Highlands County, call 386-4141 or email: klrw589@gmail.com/. Keller Williams Realty is relocating Compounding can make a big difference Courtesy photo The bridal fashion show is always a popular part of the Bridal Gala at Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring. Special to the News-SunGovernor Rick Scott recently issued a proclamation designating September 2011 as Workforce Development Month in Florida. In the proclamation, the governor paid tribute to the many dedicated men and women who support the workforce talent needs of Florida through the state workforce development system, which includes Workforce Florida, Inc., the Agency for Workforce Innovation, the 24 regional workforce boards and the 95 One-Stop Career Centers. It was stated that these individuals are committed to assisting our state during these extraordinary economic times by providing exemplary career training and employment assistance to more than two million job seekers and 35,300 employers annually. Locally, Heartland Workforce, regional workforce board 19, serves the tri-county area of DeSoto, Hardee and Highlands through three One-Stop Career Centers, one each in Arcadia, Sebring and Wauchula. Acopy of the proclamation has been displayed in each of the local Career Centers. September is Workforce Development Month


www.newssun.comNews-Sun Sunday, September 18, 2011Page 11A4320 George Boulevard Sebring, Florida 33875-5803 863-402-6527 FAX 863-402-6735 HIGHLANDS COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASING NOTICE OF INTERNET AUCTION START DATE: Friday September 9, 2011 at 9:00 A.M.END DATE: Monday September 19, 2011 at 6:00 P.M. through 10:00 P.M. LOCATION / WEBSITE: GOVDEALS.COM 1055HighlandsCounty Legals SURPLUS STATE PROPERTY DEP #BPLA2011-003 Highlands Co. Sec. 22, TS 37S, R 33E 89.07 +/acres Sold by quitclaim deed AS IS, WHERE IS For complete package and terms: Ann Henson (850 Bid Deadline is Oct. 7, 2011 10:00a.m. EST NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09, FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, d esiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of Sheaffer Harvesting located at 8032 Granada Rd., Sebring, Highlands Cnty, FL 33876 in-t ends to register the said name with the FL Dept. of State, Div. of Corps., Tallahassee, FL. Sheaffer Management, LLC, Owner September 18, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: FC11-881 DIVISION: FAMIL Y SALGADO-RIOS, Herminia, Petitioner and GUZMAN, Manuel B., Respondent. AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Manuel B. Guzman 120 East Washingtonia, Lake Placid, FL 33852 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Herminia Salgado-Rios whose address is 408 Michigan St., Lake Placid, FL 33852, on or before Sept. 20, 2011, and file the original with the Cler k of this Court at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, before service on petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file a Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the Clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated August 19, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Alicia Perez Deputy Clerk August 28; September 4, 11, 18, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009-CA-001462 MTGLQ Investors, L.P.; Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL GROSH; NANCY A. GROSH, ET. AL.; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 31, 2011, in the above styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at 11:00 a.m. on September 27, 2011, the following described property: LOT 20, BLOCK 20, SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 4126 PALAZZO ST., 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: August 31, 2011. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk September 11, 18, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. GC 09-1871 HIGHLANDS COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC., a Florida corporation Plaintiffs, vs JAMES P. COLEMAN, JR. and ARLENE COLEMAN, his wife Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to an amended final decree of foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lots 12442 to 12444, inclusive, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT 39, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 82, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the 4th day of October, A.D., 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 1st day of September, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk *In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of Courts office at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3701, Telephone 863-402-6500 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired (TDDV 1-800-955-8770, Via Florida Relay Service. September 18, 25, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale or Auction of the contents of the following storage units located at CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW, 2609 BAYVIEW STREET, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 on 09/29/11 at 9:00 AM. Contents are said to contain Household Goods/Business Items unless otherwise specified. F396 Devantoy, Bonnie B. MISC. F419 GONZALES, PHILLIP ALAN HOUSEHOLD GOODS L911 MACHOTKA, JULIE FRANCINE HOUSEHOLD GOODS L1010 WALKER, TERESA HOUSEHOLD GOODS Sale being made to satisfy landlord's lien. Cash or Credit/Debit Card accepted. Contents to be removed by 5:00 p.m. on the day following the sale. CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW 2609 BAYVIEW STREET SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 (863 September 11, 18, 2011 1050Legals NOTICE OF POLICY AMENDMENT SOUTH FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES The following policy will be considered at the regular Board meeting to be held Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hardee Campus at 2968 US Hwy 17 N, Bowling Green, FL. The general public is invited. Policy Development: Proposed amendments to the following policy. Policy 1.02 Vision, Mission, and Institutional Core Values For additional information, interested parties may visit the college website at www.southflorida.edu/trustees, or contact the Office of the President, South Florida Community College at 600 West College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825. IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS MEETING, THAT PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. September 16, 18, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION C ASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000061 W ELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. PAUL G. WETMORE, et al,D efendant(s N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated on A ugust 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2 8-2011-CA-000061 of the Circuit Court of the T ENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, i s the Plaintiff and PAUL G. WETMORE; PAMELA A MATHEIS; TENANT #1 N/K/A TUESDAY GARCIA are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 28th day of September, 2 011, the following described property as set f orth in said Final Judgment: T HE WEST 53 FEET OF THE SOUTH 135 FEET O F LOT 8, BLOCK 44, TOWN OF AVON PARK, IN S ECTION 22, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, PART OF A PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 58, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY (NOW HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 117 EAST CANFIELD STREET, AVON PARK, FL 33825 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on August 31, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10126198 NMNC-SPECFHLMC-R-UNASSIGNED-Team 5 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. September 11, 18, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION C ASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000909 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, P laintiff, vs. J USTIN W. DOWD A/K/A JUSTIN WAYNE DOWD A/K/A JUSTIN W. DAVID A/K/A JUSTIN DOWD, et a l, Defendant(s N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated on A ugust 29, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2 8-2010-CA-000909 of the Circuit Court of the T ENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, i s the Plaintiff and JUSTIN W. DOWD A/K/A JUSTIN WAYNE DOWD A/K/A JUSTIN W. DAVID A /K/A JUSTIN DOWD; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUSTIN W. DOWD A/K/A JUSTIN WAYNE DOWD A /K/A JUSTIN W. DAVID A/K/A JUSTIN DOWD N/K/A EMILY B. DOWD; EMILY B. DOWD; SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the De-f endants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEM ENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 1 1:00 AM, on the 28th day of September, 2011, the following described property as set forth in s aid Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK Q, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE V, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RE-C ORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 1432 DUANE PALMER BOULEVARD, SEBRING, FL 33876 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 W ITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court o n August 30, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk F lorida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 T ampa, Florida 33622-5018 F 10050406 NMNC-FHA-R-UNASSIGNED-Team 1 *See Americans with Disabilities Act I n accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, p ersons with disabilities needing a special accomm odation to participate in this proceeding should c ontact the individual or agency sending the not ice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 2 5018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 2 51-4766, not later than seven (7 t he proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1 -800-955-8771, or voice (V v ia Florida Relay Service. September 11, 18, 2011 PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE The Heartland Workforce Finance & Operations Committee will hold a teleconference meeting at 10am on Wednesday, Sept. 21st to review the revised Heartland Workforce Plan of Operations. The teleconference meeting will originate at the Heartland Workforce Administrative office, 5901 US Hwy 27 S, Sebring, FL. Interested persons should arrive no later than 9:55am. For more information see agenda posted on the Heartland Workforce website at www.hwib.org September 18, 2011 1050Legals I N THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION C ASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000142 B ANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL S. BRILL, et al,D efendant(s N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated on Sept ember 01, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2 8-2010-CA-000142 of the Circuit Court of the T ENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and DANIEL S. BRILL; EILEEN BRILL; BANK OF AMERICA, NA; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for c ash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEM ENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTH OUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 1 1:00 AM, on the 4th day of October, 2011, the f ollowing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 22 AND 23, BLOCK 6, HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SECTION P, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 59, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGH-L ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 244 FLAMINGO STREET, LAKE PLACID, F L 33852 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus f rom the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court o n September 2, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10005513 COUNTRYCAL-SPECFHLMC--Team 5 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. September 18, 25, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000146 T HE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE, FOR CWALT, I NC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-OA11 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SER IES 2007-OA11, P laintiff, v s. M ADELINE SARA DEL SOL A/K/A MADELINE S. DELSOL, et al, D efendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated on Sept ember 01, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2 8-2010-CA-000146 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS C ounty, Florida wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS T RUSTEE, FOR CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2007-OA11 MORTGAGE P ASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-OA11, is the Plaintiff and MADELINE SARA D EL SOL A/K/A MADELINE S. DELSOL; ANY AND ALL PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, A ND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL D EFENDANT(S D EAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PART IES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1 N/K/A GORDON GONSALES are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell t o the highest bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS C OUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00AM, on the 4th day of October, 2 011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: L OT 20, IN BLOCK 69, A RESUBDIVISION OF BLOCKS 58 AND 69, PLACID LAKES SECTION SIX A ND EIGHT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF R ECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 42, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, F LORIDA. A/K/A 319 FOX RIDGE ROAD, LAKE PLACID, F L 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus f rom the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court o n September 2, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court B y: /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P .O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F 09107005 COUNTRY-CONV B/C--Team 2 *See Americans with Disabilities Act I n accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, p ersons with disabilities needing a special accomm odation to participate in this proceeding should c ontact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 2 51-4766, not later than seven (7 t he proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1 -800-955-8771, or voice (V v ia Florida Relay Service. S eptember 18, 25, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 07001073GCS B ANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERT IFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED C ERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-23, P laintiff, v s. R EYNALDO RODRIGUEZ, et al, Defendant(s N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated on September 01, 2011 and entered in Case No. 0 7001073GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, F lorida wherein BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE F OR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-23, i s the Plaintiff and REYNALDO RODRIGUEZ; AN Y AND ALL PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UND ER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S B E DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, H EIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASS OCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Cler k o f the Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF T HE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00AM, on the 4 th day of October, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: L OT 4, BLOCK 4, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION G, A CCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS REC ORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, OF THE P UBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 4226 MACKEREL DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33870 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 W ITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on September 2, 2011. R OBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court B y: /s/ Priscilla Michala k D eputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018T ampa, Florida 33622-5018 F 07051728 COUNTRY-CONV B/C --Team 2 **See Americans with Disabilities Act I n accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, p ersons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should c ontact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 2 51-4766, not later than seven (7 t he proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1 -800-955-8771, or voice (V v ia Florida Relay Service. S eptember 18, 25, 2011 1050Legals I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION C ASE NO.: 28-2007-CA-000687 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., P laintiff, v s. A NDY RUSSELL HOLTON A/K/A ANDY R. HOLTON, e t al, Defendant(s N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated on September 01, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2 8-2007-CA-000687 of the Circuit Court of the T ENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N .A., is the Plaintiff and ANDY RUSSELL HOLTON A/K/A ANDY R. HOLTON; KRISTINE HOLTON; ANY A ND ALL PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDU AL DEFENDANT(S BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN P ARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTERET AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMA NTS; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTE ES, ASSIGNEEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUST EES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, T HROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST CARL A. POSTON A/K/A CARL ARTHUR POSTON, JR. A/K/A C ARL ARTHUR POSTON A/K/A CARL A. POSTON, JR., DECEASED; CARLA SCRUGGS A/K/A CARLA P OSTON SCRUGGS A/K/A CARLA M. POSTON A/K/A CARLA MARIE POSTON AS PERSONAL R EPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF CARL A. POTON A/K/A CARL ARTHUR POSTON, JR. A/K/A CARL ARTHUR POSTON A/K/A CARL A. POSTON, JR., DECEASED; CARLA SCRUGGS A/K/A CARLA POSTON SCRUGGS A/K/A CARLA M. POSTON A /K/A CARLA MARIE POSTON, AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF CARL A. POSTON A/K/A CARL ART HUR POSTON JR. A/K/A CARL ARTHUR POSTON A/K/A CARL A. POSTON, JR., DECEASED; D ONELIA J. POSTON A/K/A DONELIA JIMENEZ POSTON, AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF CARL A. P OSTON A/K/A CARL ARHTUR POSTON, JR. A/K/A CARL ARTHUR POSTON A/K/A CARL A. P OSTON, JR., DECEASED; GLENN POSTON A/K/A GLENN ALFRED POSTON AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF CARL A. POSTON A/K/A CARL ARHTUR POSTON, JR. A/K/A CARL ARTHUR POSTON A/K/A CARL A. POSTON, JR., DECEASED; CARLA S CRUGGS A/K/A CARLA POSTON SCRUGGS A /K/A CARLA M. POSTON A/K/A CARLA MARIE POSTON, AS TRUSTEE OF THE CARL A POSTON, JR. TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 6, 2006, AS HEIR O F THE ESTATE OF CARL A. POSTON A/K/A CARL ARHTUR POSTON, JR. A/K/A CARL ARTHUR POSTON A/K/A CARL A. POSTON, JR., DECEASED; D ONELIA J. POSTON A/K/A DONELIA JIMENEZ POSTON, AS BENEFICIARY OF THE CAROL A. POSTON, JR. TRUST DATED NOVEMBER 6, 2006, AS HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF CARL A. POSTON A /K/A CARL ARHTUR POSTON, JR. A/K/A CARL A RTHUR POSTON A/K/A CARL A. POSTON, JR., DECEASED; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMB LY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHL ANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH C OMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 4th day o f October, 2011, the following described prope rty as set forth in said Final Judgment: B EGIN AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE F RACTIONAL NORTHWEST ONE QUARTER OF THE N ORTHWEST ONE QUARTER SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, THENCE EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 30 FEET, THENCE NORTH 7 DEGREES, 43 MINUTES WEST FOR A DISTANCE O F 111.15 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; T HENCE EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 253.1 FEET T O THE TRUE MEANDER LINE OF THE WEST S HORE OF LAKE PLACID, SOMETIMES CALLED L AKE CHILDS, THENCE NORTH 11 DEGREES 15 M INUTES WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 61.4 FEET, T HEN WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 249.3 FEET TO T HE EAST BOUNDARY OF A CLAY ROAD, THENCE S OUTH 7 DEGREES 43 MINUTES EAST FOR A D ISTANCE OF 60.55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEG INNING, BEING IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 5019 PLACID VIEW DRIVE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus f rom the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 W ITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court o n September 2, 2011. R OBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 T ampa, Florida 33622-5018 F 07030654 NMNC-SPECFHLMC--Team 5 *See Americans with Disabilities Act I n accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, p ersons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7t he proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1 -800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. S eptember 18, 25, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT F OR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA P ROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-345 IN RE: ESTATE OF CHARLES EDWIN REBONE a/k/a CHARLES E. REBONE a /k/a CHUCK REBONE D eceased. N OTICE TO CREDITORS T he administration of the estate of CHARLES E DWIN REBONE a/k/a CHARLES E. REBONE a/k/a C HUCK REBONE, deceased, whose date of death was July 1, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Ave-n ue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and add resses of the personal representative and the p ersonal representative's attorney are set forth b elow. A ll creditors of the decedent and other persons h aving claims or demands against decedent's est ate on whom a copy of this notice is required to b e 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. A ll other creditors of the decedent and persons h aving claims or demands against decedent's est ate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 M ONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLIC ATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET F ORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE O F DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is S eptember 11, 2011. P ersonal Representative: Sandra Kaye Scholl 995 Thomas Road, SW South Boardman, MI 49680 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative: 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 By: /s/ E. Mark Breed III Florida Bar No. 338702 E-mail Address: breednunn@bnpalaw.com September 11, 18, 2011 1050Legals I N THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 07000549GCS B ANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED C ERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-20, Plaintiff, v s. P URA DEL P. MENDOZA, et al, Defendant(s N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated on September 01, 2011 and entered in Case No. 0 7000549GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, F lorida wherein BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE F OR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-20, i s the Plaintiff and PURA DEL P. MENDOZA; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PURA DEL P. MENDOZA; D ORI QUINONES JIMENES A/K/A DORIS QUINONES JIMENEZ; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF P URA DEL P. MENDOZA; DORI QUINONES JIMENES A/K/A DORIS QUINONES JIMENEZ; ANY A ND ALL PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDU AL DEFENDANT(S B E DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, H EIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court w ill sell to the highest bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHL ANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00AM, on the 4th day o f October, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: L OT 28, BLOCK Q, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE III, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS REC ORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 7908 GRANADA ROAD, SEBRING, FL 33876 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 W ITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on September 2, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court B y: /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 T ampa, Florida 33622-5018 F07020096 COUNTRY-CONV B/C--Team 2 **See Americans with Disabilities Act I n accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accom-m odation to participate in this proceeding should c ontact the individual or agency sending the not ice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 2 5018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V v ia Florida Relay Service. S eptember 18, 25, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: FC11-932 DIVISION: FAMILY BARBARA L. CALDWELL Petitioner and JEFFREY S. CALDWELL Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Jeffrey S. Caldwell 2759 Brantford Rd., Symrna, Delaware YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Barbara Caldwell, whose address is 310 E. Booker St., Avon Park, FL 33825, on or before October 21, 2011, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, before service on petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be e ntered against you for the relief demanded in the Petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office notified of your current address. (You may file a Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the Clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated September 15, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Alicia Perez Deputy Clerk September 18, 25; October 2, 9, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA P ROBATE DIVISION File No. PC11-382 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OFJAMES DAVID MOORE, JR. A/K/A JIMMY MOOREDeceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of JAMES DAVID MOORE, JR. a/k/a JIMMY MOORE, deceased, File Number PC 11-382, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida; that the decedent's date of death was March 20, 2011; that the total value of the estate is $10,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such o rder are: Nancy Moore, P.O. Box 15, Emigrant, MT 59027. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. T he date of first publication of this Notice is September 18, 2011. Person Giving Notice: Hal Worden 615 W. Main Street Avon Park, Florida 33825 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: John K. McClure Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar Number: 286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 S. Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 September 18, 25, 2011 1050LegalsI N THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C ASE NO.: 11-972-FCS I N THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF ALEXSIS JO-LICIA HELMSA doptee NOTICE OF ACTION T O: JOHN EDWARD GREEN 26 Ridgeway Road K ingston 19 Jamaica, W.I. Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for T ermination of Parental Rights Pending Adoption and Petition for Adoption has been filed and you a re required to serve a copy of your answer or pleading of the petition to the Petitioner's attor-n ey, TED A. LASSEIGNE, Post Office Box 2238, Haines City, Florida 33845-2238, and file the o riginal answer or pleading in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court on or before October 18, 2 011. If you fail to do so, judgment for adoption and for other relief prayed for in the Petition may b e granted by deafault. ` `If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this p roceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact t he Office of the Court Administrator at 863-534-4690 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon rec eiving this notification if the time before the schedule appearance is less than 7 days; if you a re hearing or voice impaired, call 711.'' DONE AND ORDERED at Sebring, Highlands C ounty, Florida, this 6th day of September, 2011. (COURT SEAL C lerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak / s/ Ted A. Lasseigne P ost Office Box 2238 Haines City, Florida 33845-2238 T elephone No. 863-422-2216 Florida Bar No. 0163202 A ttorney for Petitioner September 18, 25, 2011 1050Legals CLASSIFIEDS DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? 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1100Announcements H IGHLANDS COUNTY B OARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS G ENERAL SERVICES & PURCHASING I NVITATION TO BID (ITB The Board of County Commissioners (BCC County, Sebring, Florida, will receive sealed bids in the County Purchasing Department for the following Annual Bid: ITB 12-014 AGGREGATE MATERIALS FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY ASPHALT PLANT NIGP CODE: 750-00 Specifications may be obtained by downloading from our website: HYPERLINK "http://www.hcbcc.net" www.hcbcc.net or by contacting: Danielle Gilbert, Assistant Director /Highlands County General Services/Purchasing Department 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, Florida 33875-5803 Phone: 863-402-6524 Fax: 863-402-6735; o r E-Mail: HYPERLINK "mailto:dgilbert@hcbcc.org" dgilbert@hcbcc.orgBid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name so as to identify the enclosed submittal. Bids must be delivered to the Highlands County Purchasing Department, 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803 so as to reach said office no later than 2:00 P.M., Friday, September 30, 2011, at which time they will be opened. Bids received later than the date and time as specified will be rejected. The Board will not be responsible for late deliveries of bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, or any other type of delivery service. One or more County Commissioners may be in attendance at the above bid opening. Highlands County Local Preference Policy will apply to the award of this ITB. The Highlands County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to accept or reject any o r all bids or any parts thereof, and the award, if an award is made, will be made to the most responsible and responsive bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of Highlands County. The Board reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. T he Board reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status. This non-discrimination policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions, including one's access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26 Florida Statutes should contact Mrs. Melissa Bruns, ADA Coordinator at: 863-402-6509 (Voice 711, or by e-mail: mbruns@hcbcc.org. Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the service.Board of County Commissioners; Purchasing Department; Highlands County, Florida Website: HYPERLINK "http://www.hcbcc.net" www.hcbcc.net September 11, 18, 2011 ***************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per their specifications. Pursuant to Florida Statutes and Board adopted policies, the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners (HCBCC v arious items as surplus property and have therefore authorized an Internet Auction to be conducted for the purpose of disposing of all said property. A list of specific surplus items may be obtained from the following locations and/or by requesting a list by fax (863 "mailto:sbutler@hcbcc.org" sbutler@hcbcc.org or HYPERLINK "mailto:kbaker@hcbcc.org" kbaker@hcbcc.org 1) HC Purchasing Department; 4320 George Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875-5803. Contacts: Sandra Butler at (863863 2) HC Government Center, 600 S. Commerce Ave., 2nd Floor BCC Receptionist; Sebring, FL 33870 at (863 Additional information can be obtained Monday through Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. about the Countys Internet Auction process by contacting Highlands County BCCs General Services/Purchasing Department at the following numbers. (863863 Note: All property will be sold on an as is, where is basis. The HCBCC reserves the right to add or delete items from GovDeals Website at anytime during the Internet bidding dates above. Board of County CommissionersPurchasing DepartmentHighlands County, Florida September 9, 11, 16, 18, 2011 1055H ighlandsC ounty LegalsCHECK YOUR ADPlease check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 DUMMY 09 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD #00011623 Page 12A News-Sun l Sunday, September 18, 2011 www.newssun.com


www.newssun.comNews-Sun Sunday, September 18, 2011Page 13A 9000 Transportation1996 TRAVELMASTER MOTOR HOME Good condition. Awnings, generator, lots of extras. Good tires. $10,000. 863-314-8557. 8450Motor HomesCANOE 15'SPORTSPAL, Anchors, personal flotation device, paddles, fish finder, trolling motor mount, bought for $1300 will sell for $500 (firm 910-308-3614 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesAVON PARKWed. 9/21 Fri. 9/23. 9 ?. 2995 W. Lake Chilton Dr. Avon Park Lakes. Dawson. 7320Garage &Yard Sales T REE SKIRTRed Crushed Velvet with Gold Trim. $5. 863-382-9022 SILVERWARE SETSterling Service for 8. $30. 863-655-0342 ELECTRIC WRENCH/ 12 VOLT $47 863-414-8412 E DGER -MANTIS 21.2 cc Echo E ngine. $50. 863-655-0342 C OMPUTER HUTCHVery good cond. $75 Call 863-655-9622 C HRISTMAS TREE43inches tall, complete with lights, $10. 863-382-9022 CHERRY PICKER/ ENGINE HOIST $100 863-414-8412 7310B argain BuysB EER TAPREFRIGERATOR $200 M en's set of golf clubs. $100 Ladie's s et of Golf Clubs $100. #1 & #3 woods g raphite shafts $75. Chest freezer $ 100. Treadmill, like new $200. RCA surround sound system $200. 863-655-0311 7300Miscellaneous PIANO -KIMBALL Console, Excellent c ondition. Very Well Tuned! For More D etails Call 863-382-9800 E XCEPTIONAL BARGAINfor Piano stud ent! Spinet Piano & bench excellent s hape & sound. $675 Firm. A payment plan may be negotiable. Call 863-471-0321 7260MusicalMerchandiseB EAUTIFUL WEDDINGRING w/band. 2 carat marquise diamond gold band. P aid $5000 will sell for $1000 obo Call 8 63-451-2971. 7240JewelryPersonal Items 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseL AKE PLACID2 BAYS 1 W/bathroom & office w/roll up door 30 x 30, $350 p er/mo.. The second is a 20 x 30, roll up door, $300 per/mo. Call Craig 2 39-848-7839. 6750Commercial Rental SEBRING LIKENEW 3/2/1, new paint, t ile, w/d, extra lg. shady lot, lawn servi ce, $875 + last/sec. 863-773-3956 S EBRING 3BR/2BA Lakefront home w/pool. Many upgrades. Nice yard. E njoy boating, fishing & swimming, r ight in your own back yard! $1000 p er mo 1st./last/sec. 321-452-7090 SEBRING 2/1.5,Fenced yard, shed, a ppl. incl. Most pets 50 lbs. or less ok w/additional deposit. No Smoke. $700 p er mo. 1st/last/security deposit. 863-273-9377 S EBRING 2/1home near downtown. N ew roof, new windows, new interior & e xterior paint, enclosed Florida room, u tility room (washer & dryer aval. p er mo. + $325 sec. 863-658-1435 S EBRING -2BR, 1 1/2 BA, 1 car garage, all appliances includes W & D, s creened porch, on canal. 1035 K illarney Dr. Call 863-385-7660 o r 863-381-0339 A VON PARKLAKES 2/2. Screened Lanai. 1 car garage, quiet location $675 p er mo. First/last/security. Call Mary 863-443-1738 6300Unfurnished Houses 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDWinter Rental! Nov-Apr, 3 /br, 2/ba, fully furn., lg. Fla rm, lg. scr. porch w/ tiled floors. On canal w/ dock o n Lk. Clay. Enclosed garage, area for R V / Boat parking. ( 3 mos. min For more info, Call 863-441-0525 6250Furnished Houses LAKE PLACID2/Bedroom, 2/Bathr oom, Apartment. Washer / Dryer hook ups, screened porch. Excellent Condit io n. Includes water. $500 monthly 9 54-695-8348 A VON PARKLEMONTREE APTS 1 BR $495 mo. + $200 Sec. Deposit, a vailable immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Call Alan 3 86-503-8953 A VON PARKApartment with balcony o verlooking Lake Verona and City Park 1 00 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. S PECIAL : $325/mo. 8 63-453-8598 AVON PARK** Highlands Apartments 1 680 North Delaware Ave. 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. C entral Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 SEBRING -1 & 2 BR Apts. Fresh paint. Includes water. $ 395-$550 / mo. Call Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. 6200U nfurnishedA partmentsA VON PARK2/1 Villa. Clean. Screened p orch. Fenced Back Yard, pets ok. $ 350 per month plus security. Available I mmediately. Call 954-854-1938 6100Villas & CondosFor Rent S EBRING CUTE DUPLEX 2BR / 1BA, tile floors, screened porch, n ewer appliances, W/D hookup. Most p ets OK. $550 mly. & $300 security 2 002 Decatur. Call 863-446-7274 S EBRING NEAT & Clean 2br./1ba. Cent ral Air/Heat. Utility room, yard maint. i ncl. Close to everything. No pets. $ 500/mo. + security. R ented!!!!!!! 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsS EBRING -3BR, 2BA. 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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING – The final score might make it seem like Hardee had its’way with Sebring Friday night at Firemen’s Field. A32-7 final margin has a way of doing that. But it wasn’t as if the Wildats of Wauchula County consistently marched up and down the field against the Blue Streaks, though that doesn’t make it much easier, as it was the big play that spelled Sebring’s downfall. After a Deonte Evans interception ended the Streaks opening drive, the Sebring defense showed its’strength in stuffing two straight runs and forcing an incomplete pass for a three-and-out. The ensuing drive didn’t get real far, though Donovan White’s punt on fourth down sure did, booting a high spiral from inside his own 30 to the Hardee 15. Unfortunately, it was Evans, again, getting even farther, breaking the punt return and going 85 yards for the game’s opening score at 8:39 of the first quarter. Octavio Alvarez’s point after split the uprights and it was a 7-0 margin. Damion Thompson got Sebring’s next drive off to a good start, ripping off a 17yard run, but things stalled after that and Hardee looked to add to its’lead. But though they started to move the ball some, Kyle Cunningham stepped in front Wildcats run past Streaks Special to the News-SunLAKEPLACID – Aweek before the Green Dragons head into the district portion of their schedule, they got a reality check from the Cardinal Mooney Cougars in Friday’s 30-3 loss at Roger Scarborough Memorial Stadium. “You’ve got to show up every week,” head coach Jason Holden said. “Every week the teams are getting better and faster. I thought we were going to be rolling right now, but we are not, we are sitting back on our heels and waiting to see what happens.” It was a matter of big plays digging a hole and not finishing drives that wouldn’t allow Lake Placid to stay in the contest. Three Cougar scores came on plays of 20 yards or more and a sustained drive deep into Cardinal Mooney territory stalled and a Vincente Barajas field goal was all that could be put on the board, leading to the 23-3 margin at the half. Quarterback Tyler Kelsen saw his activity level increase as the passing game was pushed more into necessity by the deep hole the SPORTS B SECTION Inside This Section Sebring, LP get VB wins . . .3B Foster will face Phins . . .4B Area Briefs . . .2B News-Sun Sunday, September 18, 2011 High School Football Woe, another 0-fer By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK – Areturn to basic football was not enough to help the Red Devils as they dropped to 1-2 for the season with a 16-6 loss to Mulberry on Friday at Joe Franza Stadium. Avon Park’s offense proved they could grind out the yardage from a Power-I formation after running backs Tyler Johnson and Charles Louis hit the line again and again. But their herculean efforts were not enough for the Devils to capture more than one touchdown. “Johnson and Louis did a great job for us tonight, and the offensive line stepped up. We had opportunities to make things happen, but it just didn’t work out,” said Avon Park head coach Andy Bonjokian. Johnson carried 20 times for 80 yards, using spurts of speed as he saw holes in the Panther’s defense. Louis, a straight-ahead ground pounder, bulled through 14 carries for 61 total yards rushing. The Devils would miss their first opportunity to hit paydirt after Johnson recovered a fumble for a turnover and the Devils drove 43 yards to within six yards of the zone. A23-yard field goal attempt from Garrett Taylor had the distance, but smacked the left upright solidly about half way up to end their first drive. Avon Park would score on their second drive in the second quarter, using Louis to get close and then allowing Johnson to push in from the one for six, but a Mulberry rush blocked the point after. The Panthers would take to the air, and the flats, to pick up large gulps of yardage on their turn at offense. Mulberry’s Austin Strickland befuddled Avon Park’s defensive backs with 10to 15-yard dumps for 65 yards before muscling it ove r himself at the end of the drive. The PATwent wide, and the score was even at 6-6 with just over a minute left in the half. An Avon Park fumble a t midfield gave Mulberry’s alternate QB, Rashad Parrish, the opportunity to dump three times for a total of 47 yards before Jarius Garner sprinted in from the four. Garner would carry again for the conversion with jus t seven seconds on the clock to cap the half at 14-6 Mulberry. Neither team could gain and advantage in the third, but the Devils used Johnson to eat the clock in the fourth before a fumble turned the pigskin over to the Panthers, who took it nowhere on the ground against the Avon Park defensive line. With just under three minutes left in the game, Avon Park had the opportunity, bu t quarterback Ryan Dick Panthers claw past Red Devils News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Tyler Johnson found running room a little hard to come by Friday night, but did account for Avon Parks lone touchdown in Mulberrys 16-6 win. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Anthony Wiggins puts pressure on and nearly gets a piece of this pass by Hardees Colby Baker in Fridays Wildcat win. Courtesy photo from CFLSports.com A.J. Gayle looks for running room behind the lead block of Nevada Weaver, though the Dragons were forced to go more with their passing game in Fridays loss to Cardinal Mooney. Dragons clawed by Cougars See AP, Page 4B See LP, Page 4B See SEBRING, Page 4B News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Desirae Burris and the Lady Panthers continue to show little glimpses of whats possible, but havent quite put it together yet as SFCC fell at the State College of Florida in Bradenton Thursday night in four sets. South Florida slips By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThe Sebring cross country team has a new home course, upon the South Florida Community College campus, and welcomed a host of teams to its’new digs in Friday’s Blue Streak Invitational. And though the home soil might still take some getting used to, Sebring seemed comfortable enough to earn a third place among the 10 boys teams and second among the eight girls teams in attendance. Winter Haven topped the boys side of the event with a 71-point total of the place finishes of its’top five runners, with Lake Region next at 81 and Sebring just behind at 86. Avon Park broke a tie with Lake Wales and claimed sixth with 142 points, after a match of each teams’sixth runner went the Devils way. Lake Region took the girls side with a resounding 29-point total with Sebring in second with 52, well ahead of third-place Lakeland’s 82. The Lady Streaks, among 90 runners, had their top five all finish in the top 21, lead by Taylor Tubbs winning in a time of 20:23. Hannah Schroeder was just six seconds behind, at 20:29, but showing the talent in the field, was another place back as well, in third. Emily Smith’s 24:08 captured 13th and Ashley White, 25:37, and Laura Eshelman, 25:41, took 20th and 21st, respectively. Avon Park had two Lady Red Devils come in under 30 minutes as Marium Olupitan finished 26th in 26:28 and Erica Rodriguez was 53rd in 29:53. “I was very happy with the meet,” head coach Krista Fredriksn said. “Considering it was the first big invite that Sebring ever hosted on that course, I think it went pretty smoothly. It was great seeing Taylor and Hannah up front working together and pushing the pace. Also a huge thank you to (SFCC Athletic Director) Rick Hitt for helping us set up and run the meet. We could not have done it without him and our other volunteers.” The boys side boasted an even bigger field of 102 runners and Sebring got its’ top finish from Evan Wilburn, taking second in 17:38. He was followed by Damian Foster, 10th in 18:48, Grey Lawrence, 18th in 19:28, Wesle Koning, 19th in 19:32 and Josh Bowyer, 40th in 21:37. Avon Park saw Dexter Grenier take sixth in 18:28, Thierry Aleinder finish 16h in 19:25 and David Garcia end up 21st in 19:49. Edwardo Magana, 47th in 22:19, and Darlin Romeo, 65th in 23:40, rounded ou t the Devils top five. “I was a bit nervo us going into the meet since it was our first time hosting on the new course and so many teams were planning on attending,” Fredrikson said. “Everything went really well and all of the runners and coaches seemed really happy with the job we did. The Sebring boys had an amazing day with quite a few personal records being broken. The team is really starting to come together and it shows when they race.” The Streaks will ra ce again next Saturday, Sept. 24, at the North Por t Invitational where anothe r large and competitive field assuredly awaits.. Cross country steps up on new course


Knights Soccer ChallengeAVONPARK The Avon Park Knights of Columbus, Council No. 14717, will sponsor a soccer challenge for boys and girls aged 10-14 on Sunday, Sept. 25, from Noon-3 p.m. at the Our Lady ofG race soccer field at 595 East Main St., Avon Park. No experience is required with winners determined for both boys and girls in each a ge category with a series of penalty kicks. T hose winners will then advance on to t he Regional competition to be held in the Bradenton-Sarasota area. Each contestant will be awarded a certificate for participation and refreshments will be available. Application forms are available at the Our Lady of Grace church office. For more information, contact Steve Ashley at 414-4169.P anther Hitting CampsThe SFCC Baseball program will be hosting hitting camps this fall for aspiring players aged 6-14. The camps will be held Saturdays 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, began itsnew season Saturday, Sept. 3. The sign-up fee is $25, which includes a shirt, and new bowlers are welcome. Bowling is every Saturday morning at 9 a.m. through December 10. Weekly cost is $11 and includes three games of bowling, shoes and prize fund. All Youth Bowlers are also eligible for reduced rate open bowling, though some restrictions may apply, and free bowling with instruction on Fridays from 4-6 p.m. must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call Frank Peterson at 382-9541, or Donna Stanley at 441-4897.Habitat Golf FORE Homes SEBRING Mountain Top Productions presents for 2011 Golf FORE Homes tournament on Saturday, Sept. 17 on the new greens at Country Club of Sebring. Golf FORE Homes benefits Highlands County Habitat for Humanity and the Masons Ridge project. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. four person teams will be flighted by handicap. Entry fee includes complimentary practice round, continental breakfast, goodieb ags, prizes, snacks on the course and lunch and awards following play. Complimentary reception for all players the evening before on Friday, Sept. 16a t Country Club of Sebring. A$2,000 hole-in-one is being spons ored by Cohan Radio Group and chance to win a vehicle sponsored by Alan Jay A utomotive Network. Entry fee is $220 per team or $55 per p layer. Please contact Sarah Pallone at 4022913 for additional information or e-mail team information to spallone@habitathighlands.org .C orporate ChallengeSEBRING The 3rd Annual Corporate Challenge will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., on Saturday, Oct. 15, at the YMCAin Sebring. Promoting health and wellness in the workplace emphasizing teamwork. Entry fee $300 per team. All registered participants receive a free YMCAmembership starting April 30 until Oct. 15. Event list: Coed One Mile Relay; Coed Golf Challenge; Team Surfing; Office Dash Relay; Frantic Frisbee; Coed Basketball Shoot-out; Eggsecutive Toss; 4x 25 yard Swim Relay; Three Legged Race; Two Person Raft Relay; Vandy Football; Wheelbarrow Race; and Tug-ofwar. All proceeds benefit the youth programs at the YMCA. For more information, contact Jonathan Joles at jonathanjymca@hotmail.com or call 382-9622.LPAA Hall of Fame Dinner LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Athletic Association is holding their annual Hall of Fame Dinner at the Elks Lodge on Saturday, Oct. 8 The inductees into the 2011 Hall of Fame will be Mr. Vic Kirk and Dr. Robert Bob Fitzgerald. Coach Kirk had many successful seasons as a football, baseball, basketball and track coach. Dr. Fitzgerald was the voice of the Dragon football games for 36 years and made many other contributions to youth sports and the community. During the dinner we will also honor Mr. Al Ritacco who recently passed away. Mr. Ritacco is remembered as a coach, friend and father figure to many. LPAAmembers will cook and serve a prime rib dinner. Tickets are available at $50 per person. After presentations are made there will be silent auction and raffle items, prizes, dancing with a DJ and lots of fun. If you have any stories, pictures, or memories that you would like to share about any of these three dynamic individuals, or questions, please contact Laura Teal at 441-0729, or by email at laurateal1960@yahoo.com The Lake Placid Athletic Association has been organized for over 40 years and continues to support youth sports by working with the coaches and staff from the local public and private schools and sports organizations. The Hall of Fame dinner is one of two annual fundraisers for LPAA. AMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB LPctGB New York9059.604 Boston8763.580312Tampa Bay8367.553712Toronto7674.5071412Baltimore6188.40929 Central Division WLPctGB x-Detroit8863.583 Cleveland7375.4931312Chicago7377.4871412Kansas City6686.4342212Minnesota5990.39628 West Division WLPctGB Texas8665.570 Los Angeles8268.547312Oakland6883.45018 Seattle6387.4202212x-clinched division ___ Thursdays Games Tampa Bay 9, Boston 2 Texas 7, Cleveland 4 Kansas City 7, Chicago White Sox 2 Oakland 6, Detroit 1 Fridays Games Baltimore 8, L.A. Angels 3 Toronto 5, N.Y. Yankees 4 Boston 4, Tampa Bay 3 Kansas City 7, Chicago White Sox 6 Cleveland 7, Minnesota 6 Detroit 3, Oakland 1 Seattle 4, Texas 0 Saturdays Games N.Y. Yankees at Toronto, late Cleveland at Minnesota, late Detroit at Oakland, late Tampa Bay at Boston, late L.A. Angels at Baltimore, late Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, late Texas at Seattle, late Sundays Games N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 11-7) at Toronto (Morrow 9-11 L.A. Angels (Weaver 17-7) at Baltimore (Simon 4-8 Tampa Bay (Price 12-12 (Wakefield 7-6), 1:35 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Danks 6-12 Kansas City (Chen 11-7 Cleveland (Masterson 11-10 Minnesota (Pavano 8-12 Detroit (Verlander 23-5) at Oakland (Moscoso 8-8 Texas (M.Harrison 12-9 (F.Hernandez 14-12), 4:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB z-Philadelphia9752.651 Atlanta8665.57012 New York7279.47726 Washington7178.47726 Florida6883.45030 Central Division WLPctGB Milwaukee8863.583 St. Louis8268.547512Cincinnati7477.49014 Pittsburgh6883.45020 Chicago6685.43722 Houston5199.3403612West Division WLPctGB Arizona8764.576 San Francisco8170.5366 Los Angeles7476.4931212Colorado7080.4671612San Diego6487.42423 z-clinched playoff berth ___ Thursdays Games Washington 10, N.Y. Mets 1 Philadelphia 3, Florida 1, 1st game Cincinnati 8, Chi. Cubs 6, 11 innings Philadelphia 2, Florida 1, 10 innings, 2nd game San Francisco 8, Colorado 5 Pittsburgh 6, L.A. Dodgers 2 Fridays Games Chicago Cubs 4, Houston 3, 12 innings Florida 3, Washington 0 St. Louis 4, Philadelphia 2, 11 innings Milwaukee 6, Cincinnati 3 N.Y. Mets 12, Atlanta 2 San Francisco 9, Colorado 1 San Diego 2, Arizona 0 L.A. Dodgers 7, Pittsburgh 2 Saturdays Games Houston at Chicago Cubs, late N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, late Florida at Washington, late St. Louis at Philadelphia, late Milwaukee at Cincinnati, late San Francisco at Colorado, late Arizona at San Diego, late Pittsburgh at L.A. Dodgers, late Sundays Games Milwaukee (Greinke 14-6 (Willis 0-6 Florida (Hand 1-7ashington (Wang 2-3), 1:35 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Gee 12-6) at Atlanta (Beachy 7-2), 1:35 p.m. Houston (Myers 5-13 (Dempster 10-12 San Francisco (Cain 11-10 (Rogers 6-5 Arizona (J.Saunders 11-12 Diego (Harang 13-6 Pittsburgh (Lincoln 1-2 Dodgers (Billingsley 10-10 St. Louis (C.Carpenter 9-9 Philadelphia (Hamels 14-8AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England1001.0003824 Buffalo1001.000417 N.Y. Jets1001.0002724 Miami010.0002438 South WLTPctPFPA Houston1001.000347 Jacksonville1001.0001614 Tennessee010.0001416 Indianapolis010.000734 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore1001.000357 Cincinnati1001.0002717 Cleveland010.0001727 Pittsburgh010.000735 West WLTPctPFPA San Diego1001.0002417 Oakland1001.0002320 Denver010.0002023 Kansas City010.000741NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Washington1001.0002814 Philadelphia1001.0003113 Dallas010.0002427 N.Y. Giants010.0001428 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans010.0003442 Tampa Bay010.0002027 Carolina010.0002128 Atlanta010.0001230 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago1001.0003012 Detroit1001.0002720 Green Bay1001.0004234 Minnesota010.0001724 West WLTPctPFPA San Francisco1001.0003317 Arizona1001.0002821 St. Louis010.0001331 Seattle010.0001733 ___ Sundays Games Chicago at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Detroit, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Oakland at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Arizona at Washington, 1 p.m. Seattle at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Green Bay at Carolina, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Dallas at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Denver, 4:15 p.m. Houston at Miami, 4:15 p.m. San Diego at New England, 4:15 p.m. Philadelphia at Atlanta, 8:20 p.m. Mondays Game St. Louis at N.Y. Giants, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Sep. 25 Houston at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Denver at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. New England at Buffalo, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Miami at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Carolina, 1 p.m. Kansas City at San Diego, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Baltimore at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m. Arizona at Seattle, 4:15 p.m. Green Bay at Chicago, 4:15 p.m. Atlanta at Tampa Bay, 4:15 p.m. Pittsburgh at Indianapolis, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Sep. 26 Washington at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Columbus1198413536 Sporting KC10810404336 Philadelphia8712363530 Houston8912363638 D.C.8710343735 New York6615334238 Chicago4815273035 New England51212273246 Toronto FC51212273051WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-Los Angeles15310554022 Seattle1369484331 FC Dallas1387463631 Real Salt Lake1376453722 Colorado10811413937 Portland10126363641 Chivas USA71110313233 San Jose61011292935 Vancouver41310222843 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Fridays Game Portland 3, New England 0 Saturdays Games Colorado at Toronto FC, late Chivas USA at Chicago, late Columbus at Philadelphia, late San Jose at Houston, late New York at FC Dallas, late Sporting Kansas City at Real Salt Lake, late D.C. United at Seattle FC, late Vancouver at Los Angeles, late Wednesday, Sept. 21 Chivas USA at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Real Salt Lake at New York, 8 p.m. San Jose at Portland, 10:30 p.m.CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(Best-of-3 x-if necessary EASTERN CONFERENCE Indiana 1, New York 0 Thursday: Indiana 74, New York 72 Saturday: Indiana at New York, late x-Monday, Sept. 19: New York at Indiana, 8 p.m. Atlanta 1, Connecticut 0 Friday: Atlanta 89, Connecticut 84 Sunday, Sept. 18: Connecticut at Atlanta, 3 p.m. x-Tuesday, Sept. 20: Atlanta at Connecticut, TBD WESTERN CONFERENCE Minnesota 1, San Antonio 0 Friday: Minnesota 66, San Antonio 65 Sunday, Sept. 18: Minnesota at San Antonio, 5 p.m. x-Tuesday, Sept. 20: San Antonio at Minnesota, TBD Seattle 1, Phoenix 0 Thursday: Seattle 80, Phoenix 61 Saturday: Seattle at Phoenix, late x-Monday, Sept. 19: Phoenix at Seattle,10 p.m.BASEBALLCOMMISSIONERS OFFICESuspended N.Y. Mets minor league RHP Brandon Moore 50 games for a second violation of baseball's minor league drug policy. American League TORONTO BLUE JAYSActivated OF Colby Rasmus from the 15-day DL. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSRecalled OF Cole Gillespie from Reno (PCL COLORADO ROCKIESRecalled INF Hector Gomez from Tulsa (TL PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESRecalled OF Domonic Brown and RHP Justin DeFratus from Lehigh Valley (IL Selected the contracts of C Erik Kratz, LHP Joe Savery and OF Brandon Moss from Lehigh Valley. PITTSBURGH PIRATESPromoted director of scouting Greg Smith to assistant general manager, director of player development Kyle Stark to assistant general manager, director of baseball operations Tyrone Brooks to director of player personnel, assistant scouting director Joe DelliCarri to director of amateur scouting, area scout Larry Broadway to director of minor league operations, and assistant director of baseball operations Kevan Graves to director of baseball operations.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLFined Baltimore LB Brendon Ayanbadejo $15,000, Pittsburgh S Troy Polamalu $15,000 and Pittsburgh CB Ike Taylor $15,000, N.Y. Giants S Antrel Rolle $20,000 and N.Y. Giants S Kenny Phillips $10,000 for unnecessary roughness penalties during last week'sgames. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid MONDAY: Volleyball vs.Sebring,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Swimming vs.Lake Wales,Ridge,5:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Avon Park,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Avon Park,6/7:30 p.m. Sebring MONDAY: Volleyball at Lake Placid,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Golf at Lakeland,3:30 p.m.; Girls Golf at Bartow,4 p.m.; THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Mulberry,7 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Hardee,Sun N Lake,4 p.m.; Girls Golf at George Jenkins,4 p.m.; Swimming at Lake Region,5:30 p.m. SFCC T UESDAY: Volleyball at Hillsborough Community College,7 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Volleyball vs.Warner University,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball vs.Polk State College,7 p.m. TUESDAY,Sept.27: Volleyball at Pasco-Hernando,7 p.m. Avon Park TUESDAY: Volleyball at Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football at Lake Placid,7 p.m.; Volleyball vs.Lake Placid,6/7:30 p.m.; B oys Golf vs.Lake Gibson,Pinecrest,3:30 p.m.; Girls Golf vs.Hardee,River Greens,4 p.m. N N F F L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . 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By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK – It’s been said that a volleyball season is akin to a roller coaster ride. Thursday’s cross-county showdown between Sebring and Avon Park was a microcosm of that, as the Lady Red Devils found themselves in the midst of a dowslide, but soon saw things moving back up, though the Lady Streaks prevailed in three. Last weekend saw Avon Park riding high, riding great wins over Haines City and Lake Gibson to a secondplace pool finish at the Bartow tournament. But that was followed by Tuesday’s virtual no-show in a lopsided, three-set loss to new district foe DeSoto – a team that Sebring had swept recently. “I don’t want to make excuses, but it was a long, busy weekend for us and I think we were just worn out coming into that match,” Devil head coach Stephanie Devlin said. “That seemed to carry over a bit here tonight.” Carry over it did as a business-like Sebring squad charged right ahead to a 15-4 lead in the opening set. ATeresa Devlin kill, however, spurred a run to cut it to 15-9 and another kill helped close the gap to 17-12. But it fell apart again as the Streaks, riding two scoring hits from Sydnee Connelly, closed it out with eight straight for a 25-12 win. That momentum carried over to start the second, with a Stephanie Struck kill helping Sebring jump out to a 5-2 lead. But Avon Park started to show signs, scoring three of the next four to close the gap. The swing, at the moment, was only temporary as the Streaks then started scoring in bunches and pushed the lead to 17-8 before one of the Lady Devils strengths began to bring them back. With the younger Devlin toeing the service line, her line-drive, laser-shot serves started a six-point run, and included an ace, to make it a suddenly competitive 17-14 contest. Sebring would answer back, scoring five of the next six to pull away again, but Avon Park was certainly showing signs of life. But the ensuing back and forth was pushed the Lady Streaks way on a Kaley Walter kill proceeding the final score in the 25-18 Sebring win. The third set followed a similar path, with Sebring jumping out early and the Lady Devils narrowing the gap at 9-8. But with kills from Walter and Meghan Lollis, the Streaks went on an 9-3 run to balloon the lead to 18-11. Avon Park put together a little run of its’own to close it to 18-15 before Sebring pushed ahead again with four of the next five for a 22-16 lead – giving all the more that roller coaster feel of things. Then it was Ashley Chacon’s turn to show the Devils serving prowess as, with her holding serve and adding an ace to the mix, Avon Park scored the next five in a row to make it 2221. Sebring scored, but a Devlin kill answered back, before another trade of points had it 24-23. The Lady Streaks would soon get the final point to secure the sweep, but coach Devlin was pleased with her teams’effort. “It was a slow start and the girls really could have hung their heads,” she said. “But I’m happy with the way they picked it up in the last two sets.” Sebring head coach Vanessa Sinness was happy for that as well. “You want the competition,” she said. “We got to work on things, get some girls in and keep that intensity.” The Devils swing back into district play this week with a road game at Frostproof before hosting Lake Placid on Thursday. The Streaks stay out of district for another week, traveling to Lake Placid Monday for their lone match of the week. The Lady Dragons were also in action Thursday, a road date at Mulberry and opened their district schedule with a dominant, three-set sweep of the Lady Panthers. The 25-13, 25-12 and 25-8 scores showed that Lake Placid was still on track and playing well after its’secondplace finish at the Bartow Invite – as well as eager to get their quest for a seventh straight district championship underway. Though head coach Linette Wells was keeping an even keel in her assessment. “Overall we played well as a team. everybody was able to get some playing time and did excellent,” she said. “We were able to work on some changes and we played our game.” The Dragons have a busy week ahead, hosting Sebring Monday before getting back to district play with a visit from DeSoto Tuesday and traveling to Avon Park Thursday. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011Page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Sydnee Connelly lifts off for a kill attempt in Thursdays Blue Streak win at Avon Park. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Lady Devil Libero Jamie Wirries lunges to get this dig in Thursdays match with Sebring. Lady Streaks sweep AP, Lake Placid cruises


By KRISTIE RIEKEN Associated PressHOUSTON — Houston coach Gary Kubiak expects running back Arian Foster to play on Sunday against the Miami Dolphins. Foster returned to practice this week after missing the season opener because of a left hamstring injury. “He looks ready to play,” Kubiak said after practice Friday. “He’s had a good week. I think he’ll be fine. As long as there’s no setbacks he’s ready to go.” Foster, who ran for 1,616 yards last season to lead the league, has been bothered with the injury for a month. While Kubiak said he wouldn’t put a play count on Foster, he didn’t expect him to play as many snaps as he normally would. “We’ll go out and play and I’ll watch him and see how he’s holding up,” Kubiak said. “I would think that he’s definitely not going to be a 60 play guy, like he normally is for us. He’s a three-down player. We’ll listen to Arian, (running backs coach) Chick (Harris) will watch him, we’ll all watch him. Hopefully everything goes smooth.” Foster said he can’t wait to get back on the field, but wasn’t sure how much he’d play. “That remains to be seen,” he said. “I’m going to go out there and see how I feel and if I feel like it’s not an issue and my conditioning isn’t an issue, which I don’t think it is, I’m going to play like I normally play.” While Foster should return Sunday, the Texans will be without running back Derrick Ward who is out with a sprained right ankle. Ward started for Foster against the Colts and scored a touchdown. Kubiak said Ben Tate, who ran for 116 yards and a touchdown against the Colts after missing all of his rookie season last year with a broken ankle, would back up Foster and share the load against Miami. “Both of those guys will play and Steve (Slaton) is available if we need a third guy,” Kubiak said. “He’s definitely going to play. Our second guy is going to get some carries and play.” Receiver Kevin Walter remained out of practice Friday with an injured left shoulder and will be a game time decision. Page 4BNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 9/18/11; 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 4 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 9/18/11; 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 2 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 9/18/11; 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 2 HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 4 DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 9/18/11; 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 scrambled until he was dropped for a safety on a 10-yard sack giving the Miners a game winning 166 lead. “We made a lot of strides from last week to this week.,” Bonjokian said. “We’ll get there.” When asked about the success of the simpler Power-I running game that the Devils used, Bonjokian said that it gave them some options overall, but that he wasn’t through with the shortened pistol offense he started the year with. “We didn’t abandon the pistol; we can still go to it. But with the power-I we did OK,” Bonjokian said. Avon Park hits the road next Friday, travelling to LaBelle for a 7:30 p.m. district kick-off, bu t Bonjokian was reluctant to give away any strategies. “No, nothing planned yet. We have to start back on Monday working hard, that’s all,” he said. “We’re getting there.” Continued from 1B AP looks to lasso LaBelle Friday Dragons found themselves in. And Kelsen did well, completing roughly half his pass attempts, while running back A.J. Gayle got into the throwing act a bit and Nevada Weaver connected with Marty Hickey on a 25-yard gain on a fake punt. “We worked hard this wee and it’s something that we are going to have to do,” Holden said of Kelsen and the passing attack. “He did a great job. He was on target all night and the receivers did a great job of adjusting to the ball. That was one area that we were pleased with the progress.” Others might be the never-quit attitude his players showed and the defense stepping it up in the second half. Aside from a long run for a score, the Dragons held the Cougars off the board and picked off a pass to end another drive. But Holden saw a lot else that needs work. “We were slow off the ball and backing up,” he said. “Obviously we did something wrong coaching this week. We either go t them afraid of certain things, or unsure of themselves. “ Which is something tha t will certainly be worked on this week as Lake Placid sets to open their distric t schedule with a visit from Ft. Myers Dunbar, which will also be looking to ge t back on track after a 31-7 loss to a strong Riverdale squad. “You’ve got to come ou t and play four quarters,” Holden said. “Because the other guy is coming out to play all four. If they don’t, great, because we are going to.” Continued from 1B LP to dial it up for Dunbar of a Colby Baker pass for a pick. But both defenses were dominating at this point and the teams traded short-lived drives before another strong punt from White had the Wildcats pinned down at their own 11. They were pushed even further back when Andrew Hooks found no holes after a handoff and was dropped for a fiveyard loss. But Baker soon connected with Keshun Rivers for a 42yard gain and Ledarius Sampson broke off three runs totaling 23 yards to get it to the Sebring 25. From there, under heavy pressure from the left side, Baker darted right and flashed 25 yards to the end zone for a 13-0 lead with 7:15 to go in the half. Hooks got some personal measure of revenge when he picked off a pass to end the Streaks next possession at the Sebring 45. And though the ‘Cats ensuing drive was a bit of stop-andgo, with a couple sizable gains balanced by a loss and a chopblock penalty, Baker again found an opening and ran it in from 23 yards out for a 19-0 spread with 3:08 to go before halftime. Soon enough, two big plays paved the way to another Hardee score as a fumbled snap was pounced upon by Keyon Brown and a 38-yard pass went from Baker to Rivers to make it 26-0 at the half. “We were just caught sleeping a couple of times, and that punt return gave them momentum,” head coach LaVaar Scott said. “They’re a very good team, but we really knocked them back a bunch of times. But those big plays got us.” The defense was back at it again in the second half as linebacker Anthony Wiggins wrapped up Sampson on a run and was able to strip the ball away and get it back for Sebring at their own 28. And from there, the offense kicked in, though through the air, as opposed to the smashmouth run game the Streaks generally prefer. “We got away from it a little bit, but when you’re down like that, you’ve got to go to the passing game,” Scott said. Davaris Faulk found Ladante Harris for a 25-yard gain to the Hardee 47 before a motion penalty moved it back to Sebring’s 48. Jake Bryan bulled ahead for a short gain before Faulk hit Cunningham for three and Michael Weston for 13. Bryan then carried twice for 10 yards to get it to the 25 and Faulk hooked up with Weston again for the touchdown. White booted the extra point and it was 26-7 with 5:34 left to go in the third. The momentum then seemed to be shifting as, after a nineyard rush by Brown, Benji Toney broke into the backfield and tossed Hooks for a threeyard loss. An incompletion followed and the ensuing punt gave Sebring possession at their 42.. Faulk hit Cunningham for a 15-yard gain and Bryan found a seam up the middle for a 14yard run. The drive would stall, however, and though White had enough leg on his 45-yard field goal attempt, it eased wide left and the score remained. The ‘Cats would then go on their one truly sustained drive of the game that bridged the third and fourth quarters and took a good chunk of time off the clock. From their own 20, Hardee first took a loss as Aaron Barker’s run was stopped at the 19. But massive freshman fullback Keyonte Holley powered for seven yards and Brown broke one off for 54 yards to the Sebring 10. An unsportsmanlike conduct call at the completion of the play, however, brought it back out to the 25. Holley was held to one yard and two straight incompletions looked to spell the end of the drive. But Baker found Evans for 10, though Holley was held to two yards total on his next two carries. Hooks’then broke free for a TD run, but he broke free because of a holding call that brought it back to the 30. But Sebring gave that back when Baker’s run was stopped by a horse-collar tackle, putting it back to the 10. Baker then surged for two, Holley for six and Brown for the final two yards and the score for a 32-7 margin with 7:07 left. Turnovers were traded as Jajuan Hooks picked of a Faulk pass, with Sebring then ripping it away from Holley on the next play. But though the Streaks would move the ball some offensively, with Faulk completing six passes for 48 yards over the next three series, they would not find the end zone again. “We definitely beat them in the second half,” Scott said of the 7-6 tilt after halftime. “And if we did what we needed to do in the first half, we could have made a game of this. But we’ll keep working on it, lick our wounds and get back to it.” Sebring opens district play on the road next Friday at Lake Gibson, 43-6 winners over Auburndale. Continued from 1B Sebring steps up in second half News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Deonte Evans got past this set of Sebring tacklers on what would be an 85-yard punt return for touchdown in Hardees win over the Blue Streaks Friday. News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Though they got away from the short pistol passing game this week, dont be surprised to see the Devils and QB Ryan Dick continue to make it progress. ‘ Obviously we did something wrong coaching this week. ’JASONHOLDEN Lake Placid head coach ‘ He’s definitely going to play. ’GARYKUBIAK Houston head coach Foster expected to play against Dolphins GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCEƒ


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C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com W ell's used; 11.25"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 4 4 5 5 S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK The South Florida Community College Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC)a nnounces its 2010-11 season of exhibitions, programs, and workshops. SFCC MOFAC provides an exhibition venue for contemporaryF lorida regional artists and preserves Floridas history and heritage through art. The museum also serves as a repository for the historicala rtifacts unearthed by members of the Kissimmee Valley Archaeological andH istorical Conservancy. SFCC MOFAC is located adjacent to the SFCCT heatre for the Performing Arts, Highlands Campus. It i s open to the public October through May, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, 12:30-4 :30 p.m., and by appointment for group tours. SFCC A rtist and Matinee series patrons may visit the museum one hour prior to each performance. The following exhibitions w ill be presented at MOFAC: Coming Home: SFCC Alumni Exhibition will be on display Sept. 21-Oct. 27.S FCC MOFAC celebrates the continuing artistic a chievements of SFCC alumni Caroline Colby, Max Gooding, Whitney Hackler, D ana Sacco, Chase Smith, and Laura Wolfe in an exhibition featuring their paintings, woodcut prints, photography, multimedia, andg raphics. The exhibition demonstrates how these former SFCC art students have matured in vision, ability,a nd talent. The exhibition is co-sponsored by the SFCC A lumni Association; Charles and Anne Reynolds; and Bob a nd Monica Germaine. Celebrating Floridas L andscape: Mary Ann Carroll, Highwayman will be on display Nov. 2-Dec. 3.C arroll is praised as the only female of the Highwaymen, a group of 26 AfricanAmerican artists who portrayed the serene and untouched Florida landscape of their time. In the lastd ecade, their paintings have become highly coveted, and i n 2004 the original Florida Highwaymen were inducted into the Florida Artists Hallo f Fame. The exhibition is co-sponsored by Norm and L aurie Stephens and HillDuke Ranch. Guardians of the E verglades: Nicolas Petrucci, Clyde Butcher and Connie Bransilver will be on display Dec. 7-Jan. 30. Guardians of the Evergladesi s an art, conservation, and education exhibition featuring Petruccis oil portraits of people dedicated to preserving the Everglades ecosys-t em. Supporting the portraits to create the Everglades e xperience are Butchers black and white landscape p hotographs, detailing the complexity of the glades, a nd Bransilvers photographs of colorful native orchids printed on diaphanous silkp anels. The exhibition is cosponsored by Donald and J eanmaire Appelquist and Charles and Anne Reynolds. Cracker: Floridas Enduring Cowboys Photography by Jon Kralc an be seen Feb. 1-March 9. Photographer Kral chronicles t he daily work, environmental dangers, and family life of the endangered Floridac owboy. This gritty yet romantic part of Florida hist ory continues to be threatened by highways, housing subdivisions, and shopping c enters. Krals photographs serve as a record of this disappearing lifestyle. The exhibition is co-sponsored by Charles and AnneR eynolds; Marvin and Elsa Kahn; and Highlands Today. ood, Paper, Paint: Bitner and Bogdanowitsch will be on display March 21-M ay 9. Well-known central Florida artists, Donne Bitner a nd Cheryl Bogdanowitsch, exhibit their colorful, i ntriguing, and whimsical paintings and sculpture. W orking intuitively, Bitners mixed-media paintings have a dream-like quality. W orking with sticks, branches, and roots, Bogdanowitsch c reates gesturing, wooden figures. The exhibition is co-sponsored by Jane Hancock. Wildflower Wayside ShrineThe Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail is an ongoinge xhibition where science, art, and the natural world c ome together. Aself-guided walking trail that explores pristine scrubl and on the SFCC Highlands Campus, the Wildflower Wayside Shrine Trail contains six shrine boxes created by artist Mollie Doctrowt o honor the endangered plant species found on the SFCC Highlands Campus. For additional trail information, go to www.way-s ideshrinetrail.com. This project is made poss ible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum a nd Library Services. Lower Lobby GalleryThe following exhibitions w ill be presented in the Lower Lobby Gallery of the S FCC Theatre for the Performing Arts and can be viewed during regular SFCC MOFAC hours: An exhibit of works by J ohn Costin and Carolyn Staves runs-Sept. 21-Dec. 2. O n view from the MOFAC Permanent Collection are landscape paintings byS taves and bird etchings by Costin. SFCC MOFAC prese nts three recent additions to the John Costin Birds of Florida Collection. A n exhibit of photographs by Niki Butcher runs Dec. 7Jan. 30. Reminiscent of early hand-painted post cards, Butcher captures the fadingf acades and changing cultures of Florida in her colortinted photographs. Her subjects include old shacks, lonesome sandy beaches, andt he mysterious cypress strands of the Everglades. Cracker: Floridas E nduring Cowboys will be on display Feb. 1-March 23. The exhibit features the atmospheric landscape phot os of the Cracker Cowboy Collection by Jon Kral. T he SFCC Juried Student Art Exhibition runs March 28-May 4. SFCC MOFAC presents the second juried exhibition of artwork create d by SFCC art students. Students co-organize thee xhibition and assist with framing, installation, andp romotion. The Student Art Awards and reception will b e h eld Thursday, April 19, 12:30-2 p.m. Special evening p rogramsMOFAC also hosts special evening programs throughout the year. The first, Discover the WildflowerW ayside Shrine, will be h eld Tuesday, Oct. 25, 7:15 p .m., at the Highlands C ounty Audubon Society, M asonic Lodge, 106 N. Main St., Lake Placid, and Wednesday, Nov. 9, 6:307:30 p.m., at the SFCC Highlands Campus, Buildin g G-101. Carol Mahler and M ark Deyrup present a Literary Nature Talk ont he SFCC Wildflower Wayside Shrine nature trail D eyrup, senior research biologist at Archbold Biological Station, will identify flora and fauna of the Lake Wales Ridge. Mahler, author, teacher, and storyteller will read selection from Florida literature that highlight the scrub. Guardians of the E verglades will take place Thursday, Dec.13, 6:30-8:3 0 p.m., at the SFCC University Museum of Florida Art and Culture has busy schedule ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Venice Canal, watercolor by Max Gooding Mary Ann Carroll, Highwaymen exhibit, oil painting S ee MOFAC, page 8B


C M Y K Special to the News-SunLAKEPLACID Intern ational artist and travelteacher Mara Trumbo will be returning to Lake Placid,w here she lived before moving to Tennessee three years a go, to visit friends and share her love of art at the Caladium Arts and Crafts C ooperative with a three-day full immersion art clinic Nov. 11-13. Before moving with her husband Robert, Trumbow as a member of the Sarasota Visual Arts Center, the Lake Placid Caladium, and the Sebring Highlands Art League. She also taughti n adult art education in the Sebring branch of SFCC and t hree Michaels store branches throughout Florida. H er art career started as the first Highlands County certified Donna Dewberry One Stroke instructor in 2002. While pursuing herO ne Stroke teaching, Trumbo explored many other forms of decorative and fine art, as well as pottery and China painting. A fter her move to the Cumberland Plateau of the Appalachian Mountains, Trumbo decided to concentrate in fine art and under the tutelage of PBS renowned artists Gary and Kathwren Jenkins and attained training in the USAand Berlin, Germany to become an International J-CATinstructor. This gave her the opportunity to travel abroad to spread the Jenkins Art technique at fairs and to art groups which grew in great numbers with her presence on Facebook Her native Italy welcomed new American short-cuts into traditional painting and her numerous bookings have necessitated two trips a year to accommodate all the requests in various cities north and south of Rome. Trumbo will be holding an intensive art clinic which encompasses the most used strokes and techniques she learned over the years. Students who have perhaps been afraid of ever attempting a painting on their own, without a teacher or a pattern to guide them, will be taught how to see when they look at something, recalling the objects structure with their minds eye when painting free-hand. They say its always easy when you know how, and this is one of those how classes, which will instill confidence, inspiration and a sense of adventure into the learning of expressing oneself on canvas. Open to beginners to advanced students. The cost of the three-day seminar on Nov. 11-13 is $ 222 and only a maximum of 15 students will be accepted. C all Judy Nicewicz(863 273-1339 or Diane Carroll Davis (239Thea rtists virtual gallery is at www.PictureTrail.com/Mara T rumbo/. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The general public is invited to find out more about the behind-thescenes action at theH ighlands Little Theatre Open House from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24. The event will include backstage tours, entertain-m ent, refreshments, drawings, and an auction. There will be displays in the auditorium showing a sample of the numerous departments and committees it takes tob ring community theatre to Highlands County. E ntertainment will be provided in the Drs. Thakkar Pavilion once anh our.Directed by Heather Lemos, and hosted by Adam M eredith, the program will include Gary Johnson, Lyndsay Reck, the Glad Hatters, and a sneak peek at the upcoming season. A ll attendees, excluding c urrent HLTmembers, will receive a door prize entry. Sundaes, floats and cookies will be for sale, as will beverages in Anthonys Lounge. Proceeds from refreshments, drawings and the auction willg o towards the general support of Highlands Little Theatre. This event is co-sponsored by Alligator Pack and Ship, Banana Splits Ice Cream Parlor, Cheryls Cookies, Golf Hammock Golf andC ountry Club, Musselmans Appliances, Sebring Sig n s and Promotion, Jon Sowards of Sysco Foods, and United PC. For more information, call 385-2175. Highlands Little Theatre is at 356 W. CenterA ve. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 18, 2011Page 7B CENTRAL SECURITY; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, 9/11,18; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 8 8 0 0 1 1 F LORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND A/P; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, 9/18/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 7 7 Learn about behind-the-scene actions during HLs Sundaes on Saturday ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Residents of Balmoral Assisted Living, Lake Placid, were entertained recently by Heart ofH ighland, Sweet Adelines, Chorus. Kim Rucks, A ctivities Director, invited the Chorus to perform on a Friday evening in August.T he audience was wonderful. Heart of Highland, S weet Adelines, Chorus enjoyed entertaining and mingling with their wonderful audience. If you love to sing and would like to be introducedt o barbershop style of singing, rehersals are at 7 p .m. on Thursday evening at the Avon Park Rotary, 20 S. Verona Ave. F or more information, call 452-1927 or 699-0743. Sweet Adelines entertain at Balmoral Assisted Living Courtesy photo T he Sweet Adelines sing at Balmoral Assisted Living. Trumbo to offer three-day art clinic Get the paper delivered to you! NEWSSUN 385-6155


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun t hat is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to c ome worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For information contact (239 0390. Pastor Travis Vanderford. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 5 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult B ible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A(truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, senior pastor; Scott King, interim youth minister; Joy Loomis, music director; and Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Primera Mision Bautista pastor. Regular Sunday schedule: 9 a.m. Library open; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship; 10:45 a.m. Childrens Church; 6 p.m. Evening Service. Nursery provided for Sunday morning service. Regular Wednesday schedule: 6 p.m. Prayer Meeting; 6 p.m. childrens choirs; 6 p.m. youth activities; 6:30 p.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal; 7 p.m. Mission Programs. Call 453-6681 for details. Spanish Sunday services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. Sunday worship; 7 p.m. eevening worship. Spanish Wednesday Service: 7 p.m. Bible study. Spanish Friday Meeting: 7 p.m. Family Night Visitation. In the heart of Avon Park. For the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake P lacid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm Street. (2 blocks south of Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863 www.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every Tuesday for prayer breakfast and womens prayer breakfast is at 8 a.m. every Wednesday, both at the Family Restaurant. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. David E. Richardson, senior pastor; Rev. Joe Delph, associate pastor, minister of youth and activities; and Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Becky Gotsch, director. Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 7 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL33870 (Ahalf mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. Anursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Office phone, 3850752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn. 7408 Valencia Road; 655-2610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Midweek Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery availa ble for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049; fax, 385-5169; email, office@stcathe.com ; website, www.stcathe.com Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 3853993; Assisting Priest (retired Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Masses Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon MondayFriday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Weekend Masses 4 and 5 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m. Saturday Spanish Mass (Holy Family Youth Center), 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, noon Sunday Sunday Mass; 5 p.m. Sunday English Family Mass (Holy Family Youth Center). Confession: every Saturday 3-3:45 p.m. or first Friday of the month 7:15-7:45 a.m., or by appointment with any priest. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31 Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863 Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, S enior Minister; Ray Culpepper, Family Life Minister; Jon Carter, Music Director. Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. We w ould like to extend an invitation for you and your family to visit with us here at Sebring Parkway. Our hours of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck routeAvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Don Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP Center Auditorium. Who cares about the Everglades? Whoc ares about clean water and native species, about sawgrass and cypress swamps, about native cultures and human health? There are men andw omen who care and who work, each in his or her own way, to preserve the Everglades.N icholas Petrucci will talk about the outstanding living individuals he selected to honor asG uardians of the Everglades. Fine art photographer Clyde B utcher and conservation photographer Connie Bransilver will join Petrucci to expose theb reathtaking beauty of this delicate and unique wetland ecosyst em. Third ThursdaysThird Thursdays at MOFAC p rograms are held on the third Thursday of each month, 1-2:30 p.m., October-March, at SFCC MOFAC. Each program e nhances and inspires an unders tanding of Florida art and cult ure through discussions about an SFCC MOFAC exhibition or a featured artist. On Oct. 20, visiting SFCC alumni artists talk about their work on display at SFCC M OFAC in Coming Home. A reception will honor the recent accomplishments of these talented artists. O n Nov. 17, SFCC MOFAC presents AFlorida Legend: Mary Ann Carroll. Apastor in her own church, Carroll still paints and sells her work.C arroll introduced her unique way of looking at color to the Highwaymen artists, and she r ecently presented one of her paintings to First Lady, Michelle O bama. Art expert Joey Sacco presents The Cracker Cowboy C ollection: As Seen by Joey Sacco on Feb. 16. Jon Krals p hotographs do more than document the disappearing lifestyle o f Florida cowboys-they are enduring works of art that speak to the powerful connectionb etween man and the natural world. H ow do you know when to trust your gut instincts? On M arch 29, Donne Bitner and Cheryl Bogdanowitsch talk about responding to environ-m ental and abstract influences and the intuitive process for d eveloping their art in Art through Discovery: Bitner and B ogdanowitsch. SFCC MOFAC will offer a Relief Printmaking Workshop: Flora on the Wayside Shrine T rail Oct. 6, 13 and 20, 4-6 p.m. This three-session workshop will introduce students tot he art if relief printmaking. Each student will design and c arve a linoleum block and print a limited edition of prints. F or more information about SFCC MOFAC and its programs or to request a museum tour,c ontact Mollie Doctrow, curator, SFCC MOFAC, at ext. 7240 at ( 863) 453-6661, 465-5300, 7732252, or 494-7500. C ontinued from page 6B Jon Kral, Cracker Cowboy Collection, silver gelatin print. Special to the News-SunS EBRING The Republican Party, in agreement with the Art League of Highlands County Inc. will auction a huge patriotic painting to benefit the Veterans Assistance Fund. T he painting is of an American Flag with a ray of light shining above. hree military people are walking toward the ray of light. The painting will be on display at different businesses around the county during them onth of October. The winner of the painting will be announced at a luncheon to be held on Nov.3 at the Tea Room at Lake Sebring, 1063 Lake Sebring Drive. For additional information, please contact C athy Rapp, Republican Party, the Art League of Highlands County, or Harry M arsh with American Legion Post 74. According to coordinators of the event, you do not have to be present to win. T he Veterans Assistance Fund is sponsored by the Veterans Council of Highlands C ounty, Inc. It is a privately funded entity providing assistance to veterans needing a hand up, not a handout. The veterans requesting assistance can receive a one-time grant up to $250 to pay ab ill in their name if they are honorably discharged and can demonstrate a need. P ainting to be a uctioned to b enefit veterans ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT MOFAC has full slate of events in coming year


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 18, 2011Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer .Service time is 9:30 with Holy Communion. Coffee hour following services. Newcomers welcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail redeemer1895@aol.com Web site: redeemeravon.com The church is at 839 Howes Way,Avon Park (two miles north of Sun N Lake Boulevard, across from Wells Dodge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. The Rev. Jim Kurtz, rector. Church office 3857649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL33852. Phone: 4650051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening: Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m. Child care available at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come see what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev. Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month; Ladies Group WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. Bringa dish to pass. Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Like to sing? Come join the choir. Visitors always welcome. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Rev. Gary Kindle, pastor.Traditional Worship service, 8 a.m. Sunday; Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday school and Bible classes: 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities includew eekly adult Bible studies. Faiths C loset Thrift Store (385-2782 o pen from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALCAmerican Association of Lutheran Churches, 4348 Schumacher Road, Sebring, one mile west of Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-1163. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA, 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will resume in the fall. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year roundfice phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday. Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and childrens church are provided. The church is p art of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 3140482, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown i ng@hotmail.com. Web site is www. ctmforme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone,3 82-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. The Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Congregational Church 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday worship services are at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. in the Millennium Church. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. We also offer a Saturday service at6 p.m. with Pastor Tiger Gullett in the Millennium Church. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org All teachings are taken from the Manufacturers Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer M inistry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway church@hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Worship services: Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Sunday evening, 6:30 p.m.; Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Youth Group and Kids Quest, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net ; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org Rev. W. Darrell Arnold, pastor. Office hours: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Monday through Thursday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Grief Support Group, 1 p.m.; Youth Group (middle and high school 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday morning traditional worship is at 9-10 a.m. in the sanctuary; contemporary worship is from 11 a.m. to noon. Sunday school classes for adults and children will be 10:10-10:50 a.m. in the educational building. Call the church office for more information about the classes offered. Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers; while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863 Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruc e Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL33825. (863 James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m. for women who love God and crocheting. Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodis t Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pastor. C laude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Sunday schedule: Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m. (October-May onlye offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that want to know Christ and make Him known. Call the church office at 465-2422 or check out our church Web site at www.memorialumc.com St. John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, FL 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 27 and Hammock Road). Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion with worship first Sunday of month; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. all other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For more information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@earth link.net or check theWeb site sebringemmanuelucc.com. No matter who you are or where you are on lifes journey, youre welcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP F lorida is a great place to live. Wehave beautiful climate year round andp lenty of diverse plant communities. But living here is not all sunshine and p alm trees waving in the breeze. Floridians have to put up with mosquitoes in the summerm onths and two times each year, we have to live through the torture of lovebug season. Every May and September we are swarmed with the black and orange insects that plaster our cars windshields andg rills. But there are a few things that you can do to make the diffic ult times more bearable. Lovebugs are related to gnats and mosquitoes. They are com-p letely black except for a batch of red on their thoraxes. They are n ative to Central America and they migrate to sunny Florida each year. Although they are thought to be pest by most folks, lovebugs are completely harmless. They do nots ting, bite or carry disease. L ovebug flights can number in the thousands. In spring and summer, the insects visits last about four to five weeks at a time. One of the reasons that there are som any of the creatures is because they mate as soon as they emerge from their pupa. Lovebugs exhibit the complete metamorphosis cycle: egg, larva,p upa and adult. Afemale deposits about 350 eggs under decaying vegetation. Soon the larvae emerge and move to an ideal location. They feed on decomposing leavesa nd grass until they pupate. The pupal stage lasts from seven to nine days. The adults only live about three or four days. During their short life they mate, feed, disperse and deposit a batch of eggs. M ales prefer larger and heavier females. Females will fly into a s warm and are grasped by a male. Once the male has successfully captured his mate, the pair willl and on nearby vegetation and mate. The male faces the opposite d irection from the female and the mating begins, thus the name lovebugs. The pair will stay attached and the female initiates and controls the flight. O nce the pair separates, the female lays her eggs and dies. Lovebugs will not fly at night. They will begin hovering in the late afternoon and continue untils unset. Once it is dark the flying comes to a halt. The pair will land o n vegetation and stay throughout the night. During the day, they are attracted to light colored surfaces,e specially fresh paint. They are also attracted to the smell of autom obile fumes, which mimics organic compounds that confuse the female. This explains why the insects are so numerous on roadways. T hey are also attracted to freshly c ut lawns, animal pastures and decaying vegetation. There are several things you can do to make these lovebug seasons more tolerable. First, try to travela t night if possible. Also travel at lower speeds and you wont get quite as many of the splats on your windshield. You can purchase a screen for your grill. Keep yourv ehicle waxed because dead lovebugs are much easier to remove off of a slick surface. Before removing the lovebugs, soak the area with water for several minutes. If youm ust travel during peak lovebug hours, try spreading a light film of baby oil or aerosol oil spray over the front of the hood and above the windshield, and on the grill and bumper. This makes lovebugr emoval much easier. Dont paint in lovebug season and keep to d arker surfaces when outdoors. Lovebugs are herbivores and feed on pollen and nectar found ind ifferent plants and flowers. Although we think of them as p ests, they do have some positive characteristics. Females lay their eggs on the ground in decaying vegetation. The larvae help break it down, enriching the soil. They areg reat indicators of signal changes i n the seasons from spring to summer and from summer to fall. Although they are tiny, if we could see them for what they really look like, we would notice thatt hey are quite delicate looking insects. The males have big, round eyes and they are quite beautiful as the sail from flower to flower, much like a butterfly or humming-b ird. Even though lovebugs cause us inconvenience, we Floridians have come to accept them as a normal part of living here, much like thep esky mosquito. The bugs are not as abundant as they were 30 years ago. We can take comfort in the fact that these insects do not threaten us by causing health or environmental problems. S o, keep your chin up. We only have to deal with these pesky bugs t wice a year and its only for a short time. Once they are gone, youll forget all about them untilt hey come back next year. Corine Burgess is the Natural Resources S pecialist for the Highlands County N atural Resources Department assisting the Highlands Soil & Water C onservation District (www.highlandssw cd.org). Lovebugs are inconvenient, but dont pose any real threat Courtesy photo A female lovebug deposits about 350 eggs under decaying vegetationbefore she dies.Lovebugs visit Florida duringMay and September. N ews From T he Watershed C orine Burgess


C M Y K Page 10BNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com A very Sample; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 9/16/11 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 9 9 8 8 2 2 CHICANES; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, make good; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 3 3 6 6 Special to the News-SunSEBRING It has been nearly five years sinceN Light has graced the stage and yet they are well rememb ered by their fans. icket sales have been going really well,saidgroupm emberAndy Conyer. e are truly overw helmed by the number of people who are contacting us and who are excited about o ur return. The popular, local singing group members have been busy with their personal lives and had taken a five-year hia-t us.Each member has been active in Highlands Little Theatre over the years and are well known for their individual singing ability butw hen you get them together, most people say Wow. T he group is known for its ability to do amazing harmonies and uplift and inspire its audience.The group fea-t ures Melanie Boulay,Nelly Guzman-Ford,Beverly P adgettKautz,Tracy Pollard-Schuknecht, Andy Conyer,DavidF lowersandCarl Gillilan. The show will f eaturesongs from The Mamas and The Papas and The 5th Dimension, to Frank S inatra, Elvis, Broadway with favorites like Summertime from Porgy and Bess, songs from Smokey Joes Cafe, SouthP acific and some gospel thrown in for good measure. There is something in this show for nearly every type of music lover. said groupm ember David Flowers.e are having so much fun putt ing the show together, and are sure the audience is going to have a blast. It is going tob e a wonderful night for e veryone. The group will also be d oing one of their signature s ongs from the Broadway play Rent, Seasons of L ove". They also will sing t his at the upcoming Zenons Awards at Highlands Little T heatre on Oct. 8. The concert is open to the public and will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29 at The Unity Life Enrichment Centre, 10417 S. Orange Blossom Blvd.Tickets are $10 eachThere is limited seating so it is suggested you reserve your tickets right awayby calling The Centres box office, 471-1122, or emailing The Centrea tTheCentre@Vistanet.Net. Tickets going fast for NLight concert at Unity Centre Courtesy photo N Light, a local singing group, is back together for the first time in five years and will take the stage at Unity Life Enrichment Center for a concert Thursday, Sept. 29. Tickets are $ 10 and can be reserved by calling the Centre. ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT


C M Y K The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who meet ona regular basis. It is the responsibility of the group to update the News-Sun on any changes in this listing by calling 3856155, ext. 516; send any c hanges by e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail them to News-Sun Community Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870.SUNDAY American Legion Post 25 LP has lounge hours from 1-9 p .m. Live music is from 5-8 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 open 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. Post is at 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Heartland Interfaith Alliance meets 1:30 p.m., first Friday, St. F rances of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, LP. Call 465-0051. LPElks Lodge 2661 lounge is open from 1-7 p.m. Card games start at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. Call 465-2661. LPMoose has karaoke in the pavilion. Horseshoes played at 9:30 a.m. Food available at 4 p .m. Open to members and q ualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Cards start at 4 p.m. M usic outside Tiki Hut at 3 p.m. L odge phone number 4520 579. Overeaters Anonymous, meets from 4-5 p.m. in second floor conference roomNo. 3 at Florida Hospital Heartland M edical Center, 4200 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring. Call 3827731. No dues, fees or weighins. For details on the organiza-t ion, go to www.oa.org Ridge Area Missionary Soldiers APPathfinder Club meets from 9 a.m. to noon e very first and third Sunday at 5 8 E. Sixth St., Avon Park. Call 471-2143. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves lunch at 2 p.m. at thec lub, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 offers NASCAR racing in the p avilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar open a nd kitchen open from 2-5 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-3920. Society for Creative A nachronism (Local Chapter: S hire of Stagridge) meets at 2 p.m. first and third Sunday at Brewsters Coffee House on U.S. 27 in Sebring. Call 2145 522. VFW Post 3880 serves hamburgers from 4-5:30 p.m. and plays poker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1224 County Road 621 E ast, LP. Call 699-5444. VFW Post 4300 Karaoke is from 5-8 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. C all 385-8902. MONDAY Al-Anon LET IT BEGIN WITH ME family group meets at 10:30 a.m. every Monday at the Heartland Christian Church on Alt. 27 in Sebring. The church is behind Southgate Shopping Cente. Call 385-5714. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal Church, Lakeshore Drive, Sebring. Call 385-8807. Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. Call 314-0891. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Rosewood Center, 517 U.S. 27 South, LP. Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Call 202-0647. American Legion Placid Post 25LP has shuffleboard at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 12-9 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Happy hour from 4-6 p.m. Call 4711448. AmVets Post 21 plays darts at 7:30 p.m. for members and guests. Call 385-0234. APLakes Association has shuffleboard at 1 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. The clubhouse is at 2714 Nautilus Drive in Avon Park. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., S ebring. Call 385-8118. Corvette Cruisers meets at 6 :30 p.m. first and third Monday a t the Dairy Queen in front of T he Home Depot, Sebring. Call Ed Robson at 655-2092. Florida Association Home and Community Education meets from 9-11 a.m. weekly on Mondays at The Agri-Center. The group of sewers and crafters make items for residents of adult congregate living facilities. Call Penny Bucher at 385-0949. Garden Club of Sebring meets noon, Sebring Civic Center. Call 471-0657 or 385-0 759 for details. Grand Prix Cloggers EZ I ntermediate and Intermediate C logging class are held at 9 a.m. every Monday at Reflections on Silver Lake, A von Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club meets from 7:30-9:30 p.m. the first and third Monday at Sebring Civic Center from December through April. There will be alternating mainstream and plus dancing with rounds. Casual dress ors quare dance attire is acceptable. For more information, call S am Dunn at 382-6792 or em ail him at samdunn@samdunn.net .Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. is offering pony rides every Monday and Wednesday from 4:30-6:30 p .m., weather permitting. $5 d onation per child. Call 4520006 for more information. All p roceeds raised support our free equine assisted riding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September.Heartland Pops rehearses at 7 p.m. Mondays at APHighS chool Band Room, 700 E. Main St., under the direction of Anthony Jones. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 314-8877. Highlands County Amateur R adio Club meets at 7:30 p.m. t hird Monday in conference room 3 at the Highlands County A gri-Civic Center, Sebring. Call D on Roberts at 402-0554 or DarrellKoranda at 471-0226. Highlands County Concert Band rehearses 7-9 p.m. every M onday at Sebring High School band room. All musicians are w elcome. Vic Anderson, musical director. Call Bill Varner at 386-0855. Highlands County Sewing Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at the Highlands County Agri-Civic C enter in the 4-H laboratory, S ebring. Call 402-6540. Highlands Delta Chorale rehearses 7 p.m., Sebring Church of the Brethren, 700 S. Pine St., Sebring (September throughMay). No auditions are required to join and all ages are welcome. For details or to book a concert, call Cheryl Cometta at 699-2663. Highlands Sertoma Club meets noon, Takis Family Restaurant, Sebring. La Leche League breastfeeding support for Highlands and southern Polk counties, meets at 7 p.m. every third Monday at the Florida Hospital Heartland conference rooms. Pregnant and nursing mothers and their babies are welcome. For more information, call 6556617 or 638-3954. LPAmerican Legion Post 25 meets 8 p.m., Legion Hall. LPArt League will have classes in Drawing and Painting, conducted by Anne Watson, from from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. From 1 -4 p.m., Mary Gebhart will teach Fabric Painting at the center. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. LPArt League will have Open Studiofrom 1-4 p.m. Bring your projects in whatever medium, to work in a friendly atmosphere. Cost is only $2 per session. Call Pat Keesling, 6992058. LPElks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. L adies crafts at 2 p.m. Sign up f or darts is at 6:30 p.m.Music f rom 5-8 p.m. It is open to m embers and their guests. Call 4 65-2661. LPLibrary has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. LPMoose plays cards at 2 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Lodge closes at 6 p.m. Let It Begin With Me Alanon Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Monday at Heartland Christian Church, 2705 Alt. 27 South, Sebring. For details about Alanon, a self-help group for families and friends of alcoholics, call 385-5714. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Meetings held first and third Mondays at 8 p.m. Lodge p hone number 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous N ever Alone Candlelight m eets at 8 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863 More information on other m eetings and events at w ww.naflheartland.org. National Association for the Advancement of Colored P eople, Highlands County Branch meets 7 p.m. third Monday for a general meeting at Sebring Chamber of C ommerce, 227 U.S. 27 North, Sebring. For information, call All H inson at 399-2243, Rev. Robert Walker at 414-6474 or Davette Thompson at (312 543-5983.. National Association of Retired Veteran Railway E mployees (NARVRE) meets a t 11:30 a.m. third Monday from October through May at Homers Smorgasbord in Sebring.All current and retired railroad employees and their spouses are invited to attend. Call Jerry at 441-4418. Rotary Club of Highlands County meets at 6:15 p.m. at Beef O Bradys, Sebring. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, S ebring at 12:30 Mondays. Call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 h as pizza and darts at 7:30 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 has the lounge open from 12-7 p.m. Smoke-free environment. Call 471-3557. Sebring Historical Society open 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Located in back side of Sebring Public Library building on Lake Jackson. For information, call 471-2522. Sebring Optimist Club meets at 6:15 p.m. first and third Mondays at Jims house. Call Jim Harrison at 381-9767 or Gabriel Read at 453-2859. Sebring Moose Club 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. third Monday for a business meeting, snacks and trivia pursuit. Call 655-3920. Sebring Women of the Moose has a business meeting at 7 p.m. at the lodge, 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Call 3828782. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL632, Sebring meets at 2 p .m. for weigh-in at the fellowship hall at the First Baptist C hurch of Lake Josephine, S ebring. Call 659-1019. VFW Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p .m., 1224 County Road 621 East, LP. Call 699-5444. VFW Post 4300 meets 7 p.m. third Monday, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring.T UESDAY Al-Anon Family Groups meet for discussion and Twelve Step study at noon, Union Congregational Church, 105 N. Forest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. All Sebring Model Railroad Club meets the third Tuesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. at Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, unless otherwise directed. Members build and run an HO Guage model railroad layout. Rail-buffs interested in other model railroad gauges are welcomed. For information, or updates on meeting locations, call Gene Archer, 452-0334, or Curtis P etersen, 382-6967. American Legion Placid P ost 25LP has shuffleboard a nd euchre, both at 1 p.m. L ounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. APBoy Scout Troop 156 meets from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202 Robert Britt St., AvonPark. Boys ages 1117 are eligible to join. Call 4522385. APLibrary has storytime at 1 0 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. APLions Club meets 6:45 p .m., in the Lions Club, 1218 W. Bell St. Brown Bag Book Bunch book readers group meets at noon on the third Tuesday of the month at Emmanuel United C hurch of Christ, 3115 Hope St., Sebring. Read the selected book, bring your bag lunch, and j oin in the lively and interesting discussions. For information on each months book, call 4711999. Busy Bee Craft Club meets 9-11 a.m., Fairway Pines, Sun N Lakes Boulevard, Sebring. Everyone is welcome. Call 3828431. Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at The Rock, Union Congregational Church, 28 N. Butler Ave., Avon P ark. Abarbecue meal is served at 6 p.m. for a donation. At 6:45 p.m., members meet. At 7:30 p.m., the group breaks up into small groups for men and women. The program is designed for drug and alcohol addiction, divorce, death or illness grief, low or lost selfesteem or identity due to dysfunctional relationships, depress ion/anxiety, or any other need f or healing. For details, contact C elebrate Recovery coordinator P am Sim by calling 453-3345, e xt. 106. Fletcher Music Club meets every Thursday and Tuesday at Fletcher Music Center in Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. Call 385-3288. Friends of Highlands Hammock meets at 6:30 p.m. third Tuesday,Highlands Hammock State Park, Sebring. Call 386-6099. G2G (Grandparent to Grandparent) a support group to help grandparents raising grandchildren, meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at One Hope United, 7195 S. George Blvd., Sebring. C all 214-9009. Heartland Avian Society m eets every fourth Tuesday, 7 :30 p.m., at Huntington N ational Bank, 126 Center Ave., Sebring. Call 465-9358. Heartland Dolittle Miniature Build meets 7 p.m., third Tuesday, St. Johns Methodist Church social hall, 3214 Grand P rix Drive, Sebring. Call 3823 553. Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus meets from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Sebring High School Music Room, Sebring. All men who enjoy s inging are invited. Reading music is not required. Call 4712 294 or 386-5098. Highlands County Quilt Guild meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month att he Women's Club of Sebring, 4 260 Lakeview Drive, across f rom Veterans' Beach, from 10 a .m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 471-0694 or e-mail sbringquilter@embarqmail.com Highlands Senior Center Bingo every Tuesday 6-9 p.m. at 3400 Sebring Parkway. Doors open at 4 p.m. Cards on sale at 5 p.m.; games start at 6 p.m. Great snack bar. For mor e information, call 386-0752. Highlands Tea Party meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Homers Restaurant, 1000 Sebring Square. Call 386-1440. Highlands County Veteran s C ouncil meets 7 p.m., third Tuesday in the conference r oom at the Veterans Services Office. The meeting is for the appointed delegate from each v eteran organization in the c ounty to meet to discuss current issues regarding veterans and veterans activities. Hope Hospice grief suppor t group meets at 11 a.m. at 319 W Center Ave., Sebring; and 4:30 p.m. at Southern Lifestyle ALF, across U.S. 27 from Florida Hospital LP. Call 3820 312. Lake HavenHomeowners Association meets the third Tuesday of the month, 5400 N Lake Huckleberry Drive, S ebring. Covered dish dinner i s at 6:30 p.m. and meeting is at 7:30 p.m. Call 382-4858. LPArt League has classes in Parchment Embossing from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal H all Blvd., taught by Maria L orant. For information, call Da n D aszek at 465-7730. LPArt League W oodcarvers will have Focus o n Airbrushing from 1-4 p.m. and Open Carving from 5-8 p .m. at the Art League, 127 Da l H all Blvd. Call Norm Pelland, 4 65-5510, or Ken Lorant, 6990 172. LPElks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Happy hour is from 2-5 p.m. Card games at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and t heir guests. Call 465-2661. LPGrief Support (Hope Hospice) meets at 4:30 p.m. e very Tuesday at Southern L ifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, LP, with Charlie Stroup. Refreshments served. Door prize given. Call 465-0568. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 18, 2011Page 11B Church Page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 0 0 6 6 9 9 SEBRING PEDIATRICS, LLC; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 9/18/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 2 2 6 6 CROSSWORDSOLUTION COMMUNITYCALENDAR


C M Y K Breakfasts and lunches being served in the Highlands County School District for the upcom-i ng week of Sept. 19-23 i nclude: HIGH SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast French toast s ticks, sausage patty, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, s trawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juices lushy, milk. L unch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, burge rs chicken patty on bun, pizza, tacos, taco toppers, salsa, hams ub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked french fries, corn cobbettes, tossed salad, C olby Jack cheese stick, glazed b erries and cherries, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, assorted cereal, cheese filledb readstick, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Lunch Homestyle turkey roast, dinner roll, burgers chicken patty on bun, pizza,h am sub meal, turkey sub meal, d ill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juices lushy, milk. W ednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, hash brown patty, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Lunch Corn dog, pizza, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, ham sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked beans, carrots and dip, string cheese, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, Presidents Smart Cookie, potato chips, milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast frittata, hash brown patty, breakfast pizza, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Lunch Tacos, salsa, yellow rice, burgers chicken patty on bun, pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked beans, cheddar cheese stick, strawberry applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Friday Breakfast Sausage biscuit, assorted cereal, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, juice slushy, milk. Lunch Asian chicken nuggets, tacos, taco toppers, salsa, dinner roll, burgers pizza, chicken patty on bun, PBJ sandwich meal, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, chef salad meal, baked french fries, corn, carrots and dip, tossed salad, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. ACADEMY SCHOOLS Monday Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, orange glazed carrots, applesauce snacking cake, strawberry cup, assorted juice, milk. Tuesday Lunch Homestyle turkey roast, dinner roll, mashed pota-t oes, brown gravy, green beans, d ried blueberries, assorted j uice, milk. Wednesday Lunch Corn dog, baked beans, carrots and dip, assort-e d juice, Presidents Smart Cookie, potato chips, milk. T hursday Lunch Taco salad, salsa, y ellow rice, baked beans, strawb erry applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted juice, milk. F riday Lunch Chicken tenders, d inner roll, Sun Chips, carrots and dip, chocolate cookie, peach cup, assorted juice, milk. M IDDLE SCHOOLS M onday Breakfast French toast sticks, sausage patty, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Breakfast on theP atio: Sausage biscuit, assorted juice, milk. Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, burgers chicken patty on bun, tacos, taco toppers, salsa, ham subm eal, turkey sub meal, dill stack P eanut Butter and Jelly sandwich meal, chef salad meal, corn cobbettes, tossed salad, Colby Jack cheese stick, glazed berries and cherries, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit,a ssorted juice, juice slushy, m ilk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, milk. Lunch Homestyle turkey roast, dinner roll, burgers chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Wednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Breakfast pizza, assorted juice, milk. Lunch Corn dog, cheeseburger, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, ham sub meal, dill stack, chef salad meal, PBJ sandwich meal, baked beans, carrots and dip, string cheese, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, Presidents Smart Cookie, potato chips, milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast frittata, hash brown patty, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, milk. Lunch Taco salad, salsa, yellow rice, burgers chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked beans, cheddar cheese stick, strawberry applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, milk. Friday Breakfast Sausage biscuit, assorted cereal, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, juice slushy, milk. Breakfast on theP atio: Sausage biscuit, assorted j uice, milk. L unch Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, burgers chicken tenders, dinner roll, tacos, tacot oppers, salsa, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, chef s alad meal, PBJ sandwich meal, carrots and dip, corn, tosseds alad, chocolate chip cookie, p each cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, juice slushy, m ilk. E LEMENTARY SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast French toast sticks, sausage patty, assorted c ereal, cheese filled breadstick, s trawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Maple waffle stick, string cheese, orange juice, chocolate milk. Lunch Chicken nuggets, d inner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, turkey chef salad, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green peas, strawberry applesauce, very berry juice bar, apple juice,o range juice, fruit blend juice, m ilk. Tuesday Breakfast Chicken biscuit, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice,o range juice, fruit blend juice, m ilk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Chicken biscuit, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, very berry bread, apple juice. Lunch Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, ham chef salad, green beans, Smart cookies, cut fresh fruit, juice slushy, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, milk. Wednesday Breakfast Breakfast pizza, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Very berry bread, apple juice, chocolate milk, chicken biscuit, strawberry cup. Lunch Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, corn dogs, potato puffs, carrots and dip, diced peaches, cinnamon bears, apple juice, milk. Thursday Breakfast Breakfast frittata, hash brown patty, assorted cereal, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Breakfast burrito, apricot cup, chocolate milk, Ultimate Breakfast Round, apple juice. Lunch Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, ham chef salad, corn, baked beans, fruit cocktail cup, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, milk. Friday Breakfast Sausage biscuit, assorted cereal, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Ultimate Breakfast Round, apple juice, chocolate milk, breakfast burrito, apricot cup. Lunch pizza, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, carrots and dip, chocolate cookie, peach cup, juice slushy, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, milk. K INDERGARTEN L EARNING CENTER M onday Lunch Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich,m ashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green peas, strawberry a pplesauce, milk. Tuesday L unch Spaghetti, meat s auce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, g reen beans, Smart cookies, cut fresh fruit, milk. W ednesday Lunch Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, corn dog, potato puffs, carrots and dip, diced p eaches, milk, Goldfish cracke rs, apricot cup. Thursday Lunch Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, yellow rice, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, baked beans, fruit cocktail cup, milk. F riday Lunch Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, carrots and dip, chocolate chip cookie, peach cup, milk. Page 12BNews-SunSunday, September 18, 2011www.newssun.com D R. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 9/18/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 CHALKTALK Special to the News-Sun South Florida Community CollegesC orporate and Community Education Department is offering a variety of classes based on CPR and first aid training for the fall term2 011. ACPR Training class with Basic Life Support through the American Heart Association is beingo ffered for students who need to know how to perform CPR, as well as otherl ifesaving skills, in a wide variety of in-hospital and out-of-hospital settings.S tudents will participate in simulated clinical scenarios a nd learning stations, work with an American Heart Association Certified BLSI nstructor to complete Basic Life Support (BLS s kills practice and skills testing, and complete a written exam. SFCC is offering three opportunities to completet his class. The first class will be held Saturday, Sept. 2 4, 8 a.m.-noon, on the SFCC Hardee Campus, 2968 US 17 N., BowlingG reen. This class will cost $30 and the course number ( CRN) is 11622. The second class will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8 a .m.-noon, on the SFCC Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr., Avon Park. This class will cost $30 and the course number (CRN 11631. The third class will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, f rom 5:30-9:30 p.m., on the S FCC Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr., Avon Park. This class will cost $30 and the course number (CRN1633. The First Aid Training c ourse provides employee t raining for designated first responders or individuals n eeding credentialed training for job or regulatory r equirements. This course c overs first aid basics, medi cal, injury and environmental emergencies and A ED use. Students will also complete a written exam. This class will be held Saturday, O ct. 1, from 1-5 p.m., on the SFCC Highlands Campus, 600 W. College D r., Avon Park. It will cost $30 and the course number (CRN1632. Register in Building B at the Highlands Campus or any SFCC campus or center. For more information, contact Community Education at 453-6661, 465-5300, 773-2252, or 494-7500, ext. 7033 or bye -mailing CorporateTraining@southflorida.edu/. SFCC classes teach life-saving skills Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands County District School Advisory Council ( DSAC), will meet from 67:30 p.m., on Monday, Oct. 3 in the Garland Boggus Board Room located at the S chool Board of Highlands County, 426 School Street, Sebring. The primary agenda item f or this meeting is the Teacher Performance Appraisal System. If you are a person with a disability who requires reasonable accommodations in order to attend a District School Advisory Council meeting, call 471-5608 three days prior to the scheduled meeting date and time. County DSAC to meet Oct. 3, discuss evaluation system T he Panther Network may be viewed exclusively on Comcast Cable Channel 6. Wednesday 2-2:30 p.m.: Breathing Life i nto My Myths 2:30-3 p.m.: Florida Capital Adventure 3 -3:30 p.m.: NASA Destination Tomorrow 23 3:30-4 p.m.: Two Dance C ollaborations 4-4p.m.: NASA Destination Tomorrow 24 4 :30-5 p.m.: Ethics In A Global Society-1 T hursday 2-2:30 p.m.: 01. Becoming an Educated Investor 2:30-3 p.m.: 02. The Global M arketplace 3 -3:30 p.m.: 03. Raising M oney Savy Kid 3:30-4 p.m.: 04. Corporate Ethics 4-4:30 p.m.: 16 Making Remedial Education Work 4:30-5: p.m.: 16 Making Remedial Education Work cont. P anther Network SCHOOLMENUS NEWS-SUN


C M Y K DearAbby: My brother Dan cheated on his wife, Darlene. His affair lasted five years before he dumped Darlene to pursue a relationship with the other woman.M y problem is, every time family members invite Darlene and her children to be part of an event, we have to listen to her long, drawnout monologue about Dans affair with that woman. I dont approve of Dans behavior, but I refuse to hate him because their marriage failed. It was on the downslide for a long time before the affair began. Darlene has spent the last four years making sure her kids never see my brothers new wife or meet their halfsiblings. She talks openly in front of them about how evil their father and that woman are, then invites Dan on family trips, which Id find confusing if I were in their shoes. I dont want to cut my nieces and nephews out ofmy life, because they need stability. But I dont care at this point if I ever see Darlene again. Any suggestions? Im at my wits end. Tired Of The Sob Story DearTired: The r eason the No. 1 songs on the charts keep changing is listeners finally grow bored and stop buy-i ng them. The same is true for the he done me wrong chorus your former sister-in-law keeps repeating. While I understand her pain and anger, its a shame Darlene hasnt accepted that she needs to get on with her life. Astep in that direction would be to quit wallowing in the past. Because you cant control her, when she starts her next refrain, excuse yourself. Let her entertain the rest of the family while you spend quality time with your nieces and nephews, and youll all havea better time. DearAbby: I have been married several years to an only child. Despite our objections, my mother-in-law, Diana, continues to treatmy husband, Rob, as though hes helpless and me as his equally incapable sidekick. I should have realized there was trouble when Diana and other in-laws c ame to visit us on our honeymoon unannounced and uninvited. When we go to a buffetr estaurant, she prepares plates for him. She tells him what clothes to wear to events and even irons them for him. She includes our names on cards, gifts, flowers, etc., for which weve had no input or financial contribution. Anytime we mention going out of town, she attempts to invite her husband and herself to tag along. Rob and I are responsible adults who work full time. We have never asked his parents for anything. I find her behavior insulting and intrusive. Even if I wanted to wait on my husband hand and foot, Id have to beat my mother-in-law to it. I have done everything I can think of to remedy this, from having Rob speak to her to being frank with her myself. Am I being overly sensitive, or is Diana overstepping her boundaries? Married ToAn Only Child in Kentucky DearMarried: If your d escription of your motherin-law is accurate, shes the living definition of a mother who cant let go. Because you and Rob have spokenf rankly to her about this and her behavior persists, she strikes me as overbearing. By now it should be clear that Diana isnt going to change. Your best recourse may be to put geographic distance between you if and when its feasible. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, September 18, 2011Page 13B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 9/16/11 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 9 9 7 7 8 8 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; 9/4/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 6 6 0 0 9 9 I enjoy staying fit. W hether Im on my Gazelle at home or taking a walk (when its cooler), this basice xercise is essential to good health. Add in some strength training and a fairly goodb alance is achieved. Ive heard that in the doing of these exercises Im ust keep my core in mind so that I make my body stronger and increase stabil-i ty. I remind myself to hold my abdominal muscles t ightlyto consider the whole torso in the workout. Imagine struggling to o pen a jar. When I hold it close to my body and bear d own on it, I focus my energy and strength to the task of breaking the seal. The same focused objective is true in my workout. R ecently, I learned to apply this to my spiritual l ife as well. God is my quintessence, my center, my core.T ransformation can take place deep within my soul a s I focus on growing stronger and more stable in Him. P hysical fitness doesnt happen because I recognize I need it. I must do it. But first I may have to give up inconsistent, lazy habits;u nhealthy eating patterns and mental attitudes about my body. The same is true on the spiritual side. A s a Christian, I will never fully experience God in his completeness if I hold onto s elfishness, fears and false beliefs. When I refuse to continue unhealthy soul activities,r oom is created for him to move in and function through me. Lately, when a p rayer concern burdens me down, I stop praying about the concern and focus ons eeing God for who he is: my burden-bearer, my life, song, provider, strength,r efuge and joy. As he fills me up with h imself, I know the truth of the situation will be revealed and I experienceh is deep, abiding rest. The concern may still be there; b ut, it is now in his capable hands. Trust, confidence and hope seep through. Jesus says in John 7:38, NKJV, If anyone thirsts,l et him come to Me and drink. He who believes in M e, as the Scripture has said, out of his heart will flow rivers of living water J esus spoke of the Holy Spirit who, when he i ndwells us, will overflow through us to others. If I want the Holy Spirit to flow t hrough me to others rather than merely trickle out, I must invite him to fill my souls core. As Im strengthened and stabilizedw ithin, Gods life-giving water will not be contained. I have a lot of exercise to do!Selah. J an Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent. 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C M Y K LIVING 14B PA GE News-Sun Sunday, September 18, 2011 BYSHARONTHOMPSONMcClatchy Newspaperst s a good thing Kaitlyn Tyson doesnt get to pack her own school lunch box. W hile getting ready for school last year, Ashley Tyson of Lexington, Ky., asked her daughter what she would like in her lunch. Candy, Kaitlyn replied. D espite her wishes, her mother sent Kaitlyn with a s andwich, applesauce, chips and a dessert. The sandwich is almost always peanut butter, Tyson s aid. Applesauce is the closest I can get to sending her a fruit. She is a picky eater, and I would love to have options that she enjoys. I have a hard time finding healthy choices that Kaitlyn will eat. Many parents face the same dilemma: Packing a lunch bag with foods their children will eat but that arent full ofs ay, candy. Whats a parent to do? First, dont take kids grocery shopping for school lunch items, says registered dietitian Maggie Green of Fort Wright, Ky. Stick to what they need to eat most. If theyre hungry, t heyll eat, she said. Also, dont be afraid of using a s tainless Thermos that can be preheated with hot water. Thick soups work best for holding the heat. G ina Clemons of Lexington started packing lunch for her h igh-schooler, Caleb, when he was in middle school because the wait in the lunch line was so long and again in high school because he said there were no healthy choices. C lemons finds that providing variety at lunch kept her son happy and full. You can buy the small disposable cups with lids that hold 1/4cup or less to hold whipped cream or dressing or peanut butter for dipping fruit or veggies into. It doesnt have to be a sandwich, either. I see kids at school getting their protein in a mini version of a meat/cheese tray, a bag of mixed nuts, soy nuts, she said. Clemons, a kindergarten assistant, supervises lunches a t her elementary school and sees many parents using all reusable containers and not buying individually packaged chips and cookies, she said. Registered dietitian Janet Tietyen Mullins of Midway, Ky., recommends alternating wraps, sandwiches and entree salads for school lunches. Good sides are homemade Waldorf salad, coleslaw, Caesar, fruit cup and baby carrots. Muffins with fiber and fruit make good desserts with yogurt, she said. Dr. Susan Mitchell, a health and nutrition expert for Target stores, has a formula for packed lunches that are good for kids and school work. She suggests including a protein, which helps students stay focused on academic performance; a high-fiber, grain carbohydrate, which helps keep energy up all day; and fruit and vegetables, which provide essential nutrients for a healthy immune system.B AGELWICH1 bagel2 teaspoons cream cheese4 to 6 slices ultra-thin honey ham1 teaspoon honey mustard1 thin slice beefsteak tomato6 thin cucumber slicesSplit bagel; spread each cut half with 1 teaspoon cream cheese. On each half, layer half of each of the ingredients in this order: ham, honey mustard, tomato and cucumber s lices. Combine the two halves. Cut in half and wrap. From Hillshire F armSANDWICH ON ASTICKBread C heeseLunch meatGrape tomatoesLettucePicklesO livesCut bread, cheese and lunch meat into cubes (ask for 1/2-inch-thick slices of ham and turkey at the deli counter). Slide cubes onto a skewer with other foods, such as a grape tomato, a piece of lettuce, a pickle or an olive. Serve with salad dressing or mustard for dipping. From Disney FamilyFun magazineFRUITY CALIFORNIAWALNUT SALAD3 crisp apples (about 1 pound2 cups (20-ounce can pineapple chunks1 cup low fat vanilla yogurt1 cup raisins3/4c up chopped California walnutsHalve and core apples, then cut in 1/2-inch cubes. Place apple cubes in large bowl. Add pineapple chunks, yogurt, raisins and walnuts. Toss until ingredients are evenly combined and coated with yogurt. Cover and chill until serving. Makes 12 1/2-cup servings.N UTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING: 250 CALORIES, 6 G. FAT, 1 MG. CHOLESTEROL, 34 MG. SODIUM, 48 G. CARBOHYDRATE, 6 G. FIBER, 4.5 G. PROTEIN. From California Walnut BoardMINI RICE CAKE STACKS8 mini apple-cinnamon rice cakes11/2tablespoons natural peanut butter4 banana slicesSpread peanut butter on 4 rice cakes and top with banana slices. Top with the remaining rice cakes. Makes 1 serving.N UTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING: 297 CALORIES, 13. G. FAT, 0 G. CHOLESTEROL, 91 MG. SODIUM, 40 G. CARBOHYDRATE, 8 G. PROTEIN, 0 G. CALCIUM. From Eating WellSOYNUT PITAPOCKET1/2whole wheat pita pocket 1 tablespoon SoyNut butter 1 tablespoon apple butter 6 apple slices Spread SoyNut butter and apple butter on pita half. Arrange apple inside pita.NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING 231 CALORIES, 6.5 G. FAT, 7 G. PROTEIN, 38 G. CARBOHYDRATE, 0 MG. CHOLESTEROL.From The Soyfoods Council The Center for Science in the Public Interest suggests 10 easy tips to give your childs lunchbox a nutrition makeover: 1.Encourage your child to choose 1 percent or fat-free milk. Milk is by far the largest source of saturated fat in childrens diets. Choosing 1 percent or fat-free milk instead of whole or 2 percent milk is an important strategy for keeping childrens hearts healthy and arteries clear.2.Leave cheese off sandwiches, unless its low-fat or fat-free cheese. Although cheese provides calcium, it is the second leading source of artery-clogging saturated fat in kidsdiets. Healthier sources of calcium include lower-fat cheese, fat-free and 1 percent milk, low-fat yogurt and calciumfortified orange juice.3.Switch from ham, bologna, salami, pastrami, corned beef or other fatty luncheon meats to low-fat alternatives, such as turkey.4.Include at least one serving of fruit in every lunch. Try buying a few new types of fruit each week to let your child discover new favorites and to give her more choices. In addition to apples, oranges or bananas, try pears, sliced melon, grapes or pineapple (fresh or canned in its own juice applesauce. Try serving fruit in different ways whole, cut into slices, cubed or with a yogurt dipping sauce.5.Sneak vegetables, such as lettuce or slices of cucumber, tomato, green pepper, roasted peppers, zucchini or sweet onion, onto sandwiches. Eating fruits and vegetables reduces your childs chances of heart disease, cancer, blindness and stroke later in life. Putting veggies on a sandwich is one way to get more into your childs diet.6.Use whole-grain bread instead of white bread for sandwiches. Choose breads that list whole wheat as the first ingredient. If the main flour listed on the label is wheat or unbleached wheat flour, the product is not whole grain. Most multigrain, rye, oatmeal and pumpernickel breads in the United States are not whole grain.7.Limit cookies, snack cakes, doughnuts, brownies and other sweet baked goods. Sweet baked goods are the second leading source of sugar and the fourth leading source of saturated fat in Americansdiets. Low-fat baked goods can help cut heart-damaging saturated fat from your childs diet, but even fat-free sweets can crowd out fruit or other healthier foods.8.Pack baked chips, pretzels, Cheerios, bread sticks or low-fat crackers instead of potato, corn, tortilla or other chips made with oil or Olean. Avoid fat-free Max chips and Procter & Gambles Fat Free Pringles. They are made with Olean (olestra that can cause abdominal cramping and diarrhea, and can rob your body of carotenoids and other phytochemicals that might lower the risk of cancer. Also, beware of Bugles, which are fried in heavily saturated coconut oil. One ounce has as much artery-clogging fat as a McDonalds Quarter Pounder.9.If you pack juice, make sure its 100 percent juice. All fruit drinks are required to list the percentage of juice on the label. Watch out for juice drinks like Sunny Delight, Hi-C, Fruitopia and Capri Sun. With no more than 10 percent juice, theyre soft drinks masquerading as juice.10.Dont send Lunchables. Oscar Mayers Lunchables come with a treat and a drink, and they get two-thirds of their calories from fat and sugar. Making your own healthful alternative is as easy as packing low-fat crackers, low-fat lunch meat, a piece of fruit and a box of 100 percent juice in your childs lunch box (at the very least, use the lower-fat Lunchables). 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