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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 10-02-2011
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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C M Y K B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The second day of Run to the Heartland gave riders and Highlands County residents plenty to do Saturday. S everal dedications, including a memorial wreath presented by M ayor George Hensley and Ed Westberry of Highlands RidersA ssociation, followed by a tribute to POW/MIAsoldiers presented by the U.S. Military Vets and the Highlanders Motorcycle Club took place Saturday. Weve lost so many Americans throughout history over 73,000 during the second World War, 125 during the Cold War, 1,682 are missing from Vietnam butl uckily since the beginning of our present conflict we have zero POWs or missing American soldiers, said U.S. Military Veterans Motorcycle Club President Mike Woolsey. The day grew more interesting as bike show entrants began to f all in shortly after opening ceremonies. Hundreds of attendees crowded the Circle and the surrounding streets to walk, interact, and enjoy the festivities. Today is the last day of Run to the Heartland and several events are still scheduled for residents a nd riders to enjoy. The stunt riding shows begin at 1:30, 3 and 4:30 p.m. The Burnout and Wall of Death shows will also take place today. For more information, visit www.hra-sebring.com/. News-Sun staffSEBRING Amult-agency task f orce operation swept through Highlands County Friday and Saturday, making for a busy day in theb ooking department at the Highlands County Jail. T he Highlands County Sheriffs Offices Anti-Crime Initiative resulted in 41 arrests in cases range from larges cale narcotics sales and trafficking to neglect of a child to grand theft and burglaries and even lewd and lascivious battery, as well as serious weapons charges. T he arrest were conducted in a sweep that Highlands County Sheriffs Office Public Information Officer said lasted from 10 a.m. Friday until 2 a.m. on Saturday. W orking with federal and state partners from the Drug Enforcement A dministration, the U.S. Marshals Office, the Florida Department of LawE nforcement, the Florida Department of Corrections Probation and Parole and the Florida Department of Juvenile Justice, the initiative also included conducting unannounced compliancec hecks on sex offenders/predators that are under the supervision of the Department of Corrections with conditions and sanctions. Also, probationers who are on intens ive community control or intensive supervision for their criminal acts were contacted and checked for court ordered compliance and youthful offenders who are under the superviNEWS-SUNH ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, October 2, 2011www.newssun.comVolume 92/Number 116 | 75 cents w ww.newssun .com 82 60C omplete Forecast PAGE 14A Mostly sunny and much cooler F orecast Question: Should Medicare be off the table when it comes to government cutbacks? Next question: Do you care when Floridas presidential primary elections are held? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Louis Brough Age 93, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 74.5% No 25.5% 099099401007 T otal votes: 94 Arts & Entertainment6B B ooks9B Business9A Chalk Talk11B Classifieds10A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar5B Crossword Puzzle13B Dear Abby13B Editorial & Opinion4A Election 201212B Health8B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times13B Outdoors10B Police Blotter7A Sports On TV2B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and H ighLow HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 4 4 0 0 1 1 Avon Park idle hosts Clewsiton Friday night Lake Placid .2 4 Gateway Ch. .0 A mer. Heritage.13 Sebring . . . .3 DETAILSINSPORTS, 1B Silent killerW hy arent pople talking a bout ovarian cancer? LIVING, 14BPrimary concernL ocal GOPs didnt want d ate to change PAGE2 AFighting skimmersT aylor BPstations take a ction to stop crime PAGE5 A News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Creepy creatures lurk in the woods Friday night awaiting thrill seekers during the opening night of the Humane Societys Terror Trail on Haywood Taylor Boulevard in Sebring. This years event includes two trails and a trip to the morgue via ambulance. All proceeds will help benefit the Humane Society of Highlands County. Terror Trail is open every Friday and Saturday night in Oct. including Halloween night and is geared toward teens and adults. For more information or to become a volunteer call 385-5181. More photos, 7A. Terror awaits those who dare to take the trail By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Highlands County residents who have early mornings will likely soon see the sunrise sky filled with brightly colored balloons signaling that one of falls most popular events, the Hot Air Balloon Festival, has arrived. The sixth annual festival will be held on Oct. 15 at Henscratch Farms, 980 Henscratch Road. The Highlands County Boys and Girls Club puts on the festival to benefit students at both the Avon Park and Sebring sites. Event coordinator Pam Mooney works closely with Boys and Girls Club executive director Wally Randall as well as a team of sponsors to put on the event and fill the skies with those whimsical balloons. The proceeds from the festival will benefit the Boys and Girls Club. Mooney also stated that the event will hopefully help the city of Lake Placid in their efforts in establishing their own Boys and Girls Club. e are really trying to get a Boys and Girls Club opened up in Lake Placid. We have a tentative place where we would Up up and away: Hot Air Balloon Fest set for Oct. 15 Anti-Crime Initiative involved several agencies Sweep nets 41 arrests See ANTI, page 5A News-Sun file Balloon rides are available as part of the Hot Air Balloon Festival. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Mike H.G. Woolsey and fellow members of the U.S. Military Veterans the Highlanders salute the flag Saturday morning during the opening ceremony of the Run to the Heartland event in downtown Sebring. The three-day event ends today. Run to the Heartland Honoring the fallen News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Motorcycles make their way around the Circle on Saturday morning during the Heartland Riders Associations Run to the Heartland event. See BALLOON, page 7A


C M Y K Health Department offers flu shotsThe Highlands County H ealth Department will offer seasonal flu shots without an a ppointment at the following locations: Crownpoint Assisted Living Facility, 5005 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, from 911:30 a.m. Tuesday. Sebring Highlands C ounty Health Department, 7205 S. George Blvd., from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14. Lakeshore Mall, U.S. 27, S ebring, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21. Buttonwood Bay Recreation Hall in Sebring, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 27. Flu shots are $25. Medicare covers the cost. For questions, call 382-7204. Pneumonia shots will also be available. .SFCCs Scott set to speak at Tea Party meetingSEBRING Olivia Scott, a mentor coordinator at South Florida Community College, will be the guest speaker at Tuesdays meeting of the non-partisan Highlands Tea Party. The group meets at 6 p.m. at Homers Restaurant. Patrons can eat before or after the meeting. Scott will talk about information needed to participate in the program, and some highlights on mentoring.Red Mass planned for MondaySEBRING ARed Mass is planned at St. Catherines Church, 827 Hickory St., on Monday. ARed Mass is celebrated annually in the Catholic church for judges, attorneys, law school professors, students and government officials. B ishop Frank J. Dewane will be coming from Venice f or the Mass, which will begin at noon.Bridge Club has special games plannedS EBRING The Sebring Bridge Club, 347 N. Fernleaf Ave., will play a special game extra points at noon Monday and again Monday,O ct. 17. For details, call 385-8118Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 will have NASCAR on the screen at 2 p.m. today. For details, call 452-9853. The American Legion Post 69 will host karaoke by Naomi today. Call for time. SALmeets at 6 p.m. Monday. Call 453-4553. SEBRING The VFWPost 4300 will host karaoke with BilDi from 5-8 p.m. today. The Honor Guard meets at 1 p.m. Monday. The Ladies Auxiliary meets at 6:30 p.m. On Tuesday, the House Committee will meet at noon. Frank E will play music from 6-9 p.m. For details, call 385-8902. The Sebring Elks Lodge will host charity bingo at 6 p.m. today. Member Bingtio will be at 2 p.m. Monday with charity bingo at 6 p.m. On Tuesday, Canasta is the game of choice at 9:30 a.m. Show me the Money is set from 1-3 p.m. Tai Chi class is at 2 p.m. Sit Down at 3 p.m. Girls Night Out is from 3-6 p.m. Darts at 6:30 p.m. All these activities will be held all month long on Tuesdays). By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Highlands County 4-HS unnyhop group members visited Southern Lifestyle Assisted Living facility Friday afternoon in honor of Critter Day. T he 4-H members brought along furry friends including rabbits, chickens and a dog to visit and give some warm and fuzzy kisses to the resi-d ents. Sunnyhop group parent leader Laura Vanfleet andS outhern Lifestyle activities director Donna Stevens were happy to see residents enjoy-i ng their time with the kids. s not just them holding a rabbit that makes them happy, its a connection to memories they have. Someo f them see the rabbit and think Oh, I had one when I w as little.Or it triggers a happy memory for them, said Stevens. The four rabbits were a big hit, and most of the resi-d ents loved petting and holding them. Zachary Vanfleet, h owever, brought in his chicken that he has been raising for the residents tov isit with. s that chicken comp ared to other chickens? asked one of the residents. ell, we dont eat our c hickens, Vanfleet answered back with a laugh. Southern Lifestyle has a total of 80 residents, 20 ofw hich are residents of Memory Lane, the A lzheimers patientsarea of the facility. The 4-H members ended their tour of thef acility there on Friday. Just over half of the M emory Lane residents were present in the gathering area, where they petted and smiled a t the animals and the kids. s good for them to see the animals and the kids. It brings the generationst ogether and they really enjoy it, Stevens said. M ost of the residents spent a lot of time hugging and just talking to the kids,w hich was all right by Sunnyhop group. F riday was the second time the 4-H group visited Southern Lifestyle this year. They get merit points for certain activities like this, but I think they keep coming because they really like thea nimals and like seeing the residents also, Stevens said. T he 4-H group will be on the move again this week, taking part in the HighlandsC ounty Commissioners breakfast Tuesday at the Ag C enter in Sebring. The 4-H will be recognized and a proclamation w ill be read declaring the start of National 4-H Week. 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PB: Power Ball PP: Power Play Lottery Center COMMUNITYBRIEFS News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR H ighlands County 4H member, Kaleb Lundy, greets Alzheimers residents at Southern Lifestyle Assisted Living Friday. The 4H members visited the facility Friday for Critter Day. T hey spent the afternoon showing the animals they are raising and teaching residents what i t takes to raise them. 4H group brings critters to assisted living facility Warm and fuzzy feelings B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING The Republican state committee confirmed Friday that Jan.3 1 will be the date of the Florida Republican Partysp residential preference primary. Karen Kensinger, a ssistant elections supervisor, said the e arlier date moved up from March was selected giveR epublican voters more influence in selecting their c andidate. The question of whether the Democratic Party will hold a presidential primary at all is still unanswered.B y state statute both parties have to submit a list of prim ary candidates by Oct. 31. Kensinger said well know at that time. S he also said this is not the first time the primary has been bumped forward.I n 2008, the presidential primary was also held in January. What it means, she said, is that well have to prepare into the holidays eason in order to be ready, but we did it before. Andrew Tuck, the Republican Partys county chairman, told the NewsS un Friday he had met with the local Republican commit-t ee Thursday night and it voted unanimously to ask thes tate committee not to schedule the elect ion before March 6. Now that the January date is a done deal, he said,h e hopes Florida isnt penalized. Alot of people are upset. Washington is threatening to pull convention delegates, but I think they are bluffing. Its a crazyt hing. The election will hinge on what Florida does, a nd its the most important election of our lifetimes. They can boost voterm orale by just moving on. Local GOPs didnt want primary date change Tuck A sked state to k eep it after M arch 6 Special to the News-SunS EBRING Highlands County Sheriffs OfficeL t. Tim Lethbridge has recently completed the Federal Bureau of Investigations National Academy Program atQ uantico, Va. According to a press release from the U.S. Department of Justice, 249 law enforcement officersg raduated Sept. 16 from the FBI National Academy Program. The 246th session of the National Academy consisted of men and women from 46 states. On average, these officers have 19 years of law enforcement experience and usually return to their agencies to serve in executive-level positions. The FBI goes on to explain that the Academy includes 10 weeks of advanced investigative, management and fitness training for selected officers having proven records as professionals within their agencies. Training for the program is provided by FBI Academy instructional staff, Special Agents and other staff members holding advanced degrees. Lethbridge has been a member of the HCSO for 20 years. He has recently been promoted to Captain with oversight responsibilities for the Criminal Investigations Division within the Law Enforcement Bureau. Sheriff Susan Benton praised Lieutenant Lethbridge for his willingness to participate and represent Highlands County in this prestigious advanced training. Tim is extremely dedicated to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office and our Vision of a Safer Highlands County. HCSOs Lethbridge completes FBI training Lethbridge NAPLES Officials say a 90-year-old southwest Florida woman who survived being attacked by an alligator has been released from the hospital. Lee Memorial Hospital spokeswoman Mary Briggs tells the Naples Daily News that Margaret Webb was discharged Wednesday. No additional information about Webbs condition was released. Webbs left leg was amputated below the knee. Woman, 90, attacked by alligator out of hospital C LEWISTON (AP The countrys biggest cane s ugar producer is beginning its harvest. U.S. Sugar began the seasons processing Saturday, kicking off months of 24-hour-a-dayh arvesting and processing. The company is forecasti ng a harvest of about 6.2 million tons of sugarcane at i ts plant on the southern edge of Lake Okeechobee. Acompany spokeswoman says the crop has been hurt by drought andf reezing winter temperatures. Sugar crop hurt by drought


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Page 4ANews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011www.newssun.comANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South € Sebring, FL 33870 € 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION The website www.dictionary.com defines a pet peeve as “a particular and often continual annoyance; personal bugbear.”We all have them – those things that drives us a little nuts, make us want to lose our composure, and send us scurrying for our nearest comfort food. Following are a list of some of mine – anyone else have a problem with these? — Pushy phone solicitors: Not all phone solicitors fall into this category. If you are a polite person who takes my answer “no” with grace and promptly gets off the phone, you are OK. No, the ones I’m talking about are the ones who don’t seem to understand the definition of “no.” They keep trying to sell me their product, even when I’ve made it abundantly clear I’m not interested. And I’m not the type of person to just hang up on them, which means I have to resort to other means to get them to shut up, such as sarcasm.I’m rarely in a good mood after taking one of these calls. — Lovebugs: I suppose that lovebugs might rank as more than a pet peeve for me. But let’s face it; they are as annoying as anything out there. I’ve yet to meet a person who can tell me with a straight face that they like the miserable things. Yet they linger on, making their twice yearly appearance here in Highlands County, floating about and smearing our windshields and car grills. If you aren’t from Florida and don’t know what I’m talking about, be thankful. Lovebugs are very unlovable. Trust me. — People who pass along “news” items without checking them out first: I could probably devote an entire column to this.There are people who will read something on the Internet, assume it’s true, and then promptly send it out to 50,000 of their closest friends without checking it out for themselves. There are good websites online dedicated to debunking urban myths, such as www.snopes.com. It doesn’t take long and it isn’t very hard to check out an item before sending it out. Trust me when I say that people will appreciate your thoughtfulness even if they don’t come out and thank you for it. — People who refer to a sitting president as “your president”: It drove me crazy when people did this regarding President Bush and it drives me crazy that the opposite side is doing it to President Obama. Look, even if you didn’t vote for him he got elected, and thus he is the president. You don’t have to like it, but how about some respect for the office, OK? — Bad drive thru speakers: There was a fast food place here in Sebring that had the worst speakers ever created.The person on the other end always sounded as if they were talking with marbles in their mouth. The only reason I kept going there for a while was I craved their menu now and then. I think they’ve fixed it since, because it sounds better then it did in the past. Just be warned, fast food restaurants, bad speakers make for cranky customers. — Dairy Queen Blizzards: What, you may ask, is my beef with a Dairy Queen Blizzard? Aren’t they good? Yes and therein lies the problem. They are too good.So good they are impossible to resist. Especially when I think about flavors such as German Chocolate Brownie Midnight Truffle, and Chocolate Extreme ... I’d go on, but I think I’m going to have to stop for now.For some reason I have drool all over my keyboard. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Pet peeves Lauras Look Laura 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 aren't dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. After spending the summer touring the state, holding town hall meetings that solicited public input on redistricting, House Reapportionment Committee Chairman Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, set deadlines for submitting new maps for 120 House, 40 Senate and 27 congressional districts. The public has until Nov. 1 to turn in its proposals, while legislators have until Nov. 14. Why the two-week gap? Committee members already are up against a compressed timeline. They have to complete the maps, submit them for federal approval and endure inevitable legal challenges. Meanwhile, nobody — incumbent or challenger — knows what their district looks like, yet they have to begin preparing for the Aug. 14, 2012 primaries. Now that’s truly “fast and furious.” Sen. Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, who chairs the Senate Reapportionment Committee, announced a more sensible schedule for the Senate: All maps, public and legislative, should be on his doorstep Nov. 1. But Gaetz also laid out an aggressive, but we believe fair, timetable to complete this process. He said he intends to unveil a committee bill with maps for all types of districts by the week of Dec. 5 (and sooner would be better). He also wants to allow the public final input, not with another town hall road show — obviously, there’s no time left for that — but perhaps with a teleconference. To that end, Gaetz said he would oppose late-filed amendments that had not been public for at least two days, and that he would not decide on committee measures until a week after they have been released. That should give voters some time to review the legislative product and respond. ... Reapportionment rarely goes smoothly, and this time the state is embarking on it under substantially different rules: Amendments 5 and 6, passed last year, which are supposed to remove politics from deciding how district lines are drawn. Legislators have complained the restrictions are almost impossible to comply with. As a result, they anticipate several legal challenges. That’s why it’s vital that, now more than ever, the process must be made as transparent as possible, and Floridians must embrace it. New maps should reflect Gaetz’s solicitations of public opinion, and not backroom deals between incumbent politicians. An editorial from the Panama City NewsHerald. Redistricting should be transparent The time for talking is over. Members of Florida’s Reapportionment Committee now must pick up their pencils and pens and start drawing new legislative districts — quickly. And so should the public. NLight concert was worth the waitEditor: I had the pleasure of watching the most wonderful program of songs last evening by the NLight. It was their first appearance in five years.We who attended thought they sounded like they had never stopped singing together. What a variety of songs they sung and they were very entertaining. I hope to see more of them. Ellen McKissock SebringOp-Ed page has some common senseEditor: I love Sebring. I won’t go into those details now, but you all have a great little town. Having worked for different newspapers for 25 years, I can also say (and have told people) you have one of the greatest little newspapers in America and I hope you get the appropriate awards to prove it. Agood example is today’s edition (WednesdayThursday, Sept. 28-29). On the Op-Ed page is a very succinct and common sense article by William C. Gates of Sebring. Today’s editorial is a killer, “Hidden Costs Add Up;” also very common sense. I do hope you and Mr. Gates have your common sense and “thought” policy insurance paid up. And look out overweight people – control of what you eat is next “for your health’s sake.” Bob Bull SebringTime to say goodbyeEditor: Abutton missing from a shirt, the fallen hem, broken needles, thread of a special color, a quilt in need of a border or backing, holiday crafts, fabric for school projects, costumes or a new blouse, notions, a sewing watchamacallit, you know one of those gadgets that does something, ... took you to a fabulous little shop on Interlake Boulevard in downtown Lake Placid known as Sew Biz. Avisit to the button jars took you back in time, bolts of fabric from gingham to novelty prints was like a beautiful masterpiece of art on the wall as you walked in the door. Sometimes, you were overwhelmed and just needed to stare, browse or step back and take it all in. Especially when new fabric arrived. Now that was a great day to be in the store. Then there were Nancy’s own fabric creations that never stayed on the shelves very long. But if you were lucky enough to get some yardage, they will always hold a special place in your heart. Your visit wasn’t complete without a fat quarter, much like leaving a grocery store without a candy bar, located next to the counter, you couldn’t resist, maybe one for you and one for a friend. Your calendar always had the dates marked for the store’s classes and big fabric sales. You were a sewing groupie standing in line outside the store not for concert tickets, but hoping to grab your favorite bolts of fabric and rush to the cutting tables, or showing up in your pajamas the day after Thanksgiving so you would qualify for a sewing gift, special pricing and of course the new holiday fabrics. Whether you were a repeat customer, one time shopper, or just a looker. Memories, there are many. So chances are you will come across someone who is willing to share a memorable moment, a funny story, show off their new quilt, or of the warm welcome and kindness received each time they entered the store, the new items they made in class, the advice they received on how to repair a favorite pillow, clothing item, etc. The stories to be told are endless. The laughter was contagious in the store from people of all different backgrounds and knowledge of the art of sewing. It was a place you could go and never feel unwanted, or embarrassed because you did not know what a notion was or how to seam two pieces of fabric together. So even though Sew Biz will no longer be a physical place to go, it will be present in the homes and hearts of many. Not only from Lake Placid, but surrounding cities from coast to coast and other states. For many snowbirds, it was one of their first stops after opening their Floridian home for the season. For quilting groups, it was the place to shop before heading home after a quilting convention in Sebring. Patience was required by all on those days, for the store was wall to wall with it's best customers – buyers of fabric soon to be turned into creative and colorful art. How sad to see it go, but many of us will all have a piece of Sew Biz in our home. Either as a decor, a creative piece of clothing, accessory, new button on a pair of pants, needles and thread waiting to be used or a machine that will continue to create fabric masterpieces. Sew Biz was home to employees and teachers who loved what they did, loved their jobs and loved people. It is a loss to the community for these reasons and many others, all of a personal nature by the individuals who frequented the store. Sew Biz will always be a part of the history of Lake Placid. Mary Schuessler Lake Placid


C M Y K LOUIS BROUGH L ouis James Brough, age 93, passed away Sept. 30, 2011 in Sebring, Fla. He was born1 5 Mar 1918 in Ann Arbor, Mich. to Earl J. and Edna K. (Percival graduated from St. Thomas High School in1938. He began working at University of Michigan Hospital, where he met his wife, Jesse Jeannette Thompson, who was in Nursing School. She was born 01 Mar 1918 in Avery, Iowa and they were married 24 Jan 1942 in Ann Arbor, Mich. After serving as a pilot in World War II, Louis retired as a captain and lived a short time in North Wayne, Mich. until building a new home in Ann Arbor, Mich. for his growing family. He worked as final assembly foreman for Hoover Ball and Bearing Co. until beginning his career with the U.S. Postal Service, Ann Arbor,Mich. in l958 and retired in 1982. Louis moved to Sebring, Fla. in l988, two years after his wifes death. Louis was always very active in Civil Air Patrol, Boy Scouts, NALC, K of C, AFA, MOAA, DAV,Vets Council, American Legion, Elks and many more. Louis is survived by his four sons: David of Dexter, Michael (Linda of Brooklyn and John of Plymouth, all in Michigan; one sister, Jean Putbres of Port Arthur, Texas, and a step-brother, Erwin (Pat Salisbury of Sun City, Fla. He has seven nieces and six nephews and 13 grandchildren. Louis will also miss his special friend, Ida R odgers, and her two daughters. The Howard and Weinzirl families of Avon Park and Sebring and all the members of the extendedf amily who were like his second family. Louis was preceded in death by his parents, his wife; sisters, Estella (Geo.olwend, Mary Ann (Howard (Donald daughters and his long time companion, Bessie Howard. Visitation will be held on W ednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home, with a Mass on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 at 10:30 a.m. at St CatherineC atholic Church followed by cremation. Amemorial service and burial will take place at St. Thomas Cemetery Ann Arbor, Mich. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida www.stephensonnelsonfh.com www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, October 2, 2011Page 5A POSHE DAY SALON; 3.639"; 3"; Black; **internet included**; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 4 4 1 1 0 0 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 4 4 2 2 2 2 Martial Arts America; 3.639"; 3"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 4 4 6 6 2 2 s ion of the Department of Juvenile Justice were contacted for curfew compliance. This was a huge undertaking and without our partners at the federal and state level, we would not be able t o accomplish such a large s cale operation within any r easonable timeframe, said Sheriff Benton. This initiative was the work of many dedicated men and women who live by and believe in our vision of ASafer H ighlands CountyThank y ou to all who participated, t hank you for your courage i n the face of danger, thank you for willingness to hold bad guys accountable so our c itizens can go about their business in peace. T he initiative resulted in the arrest of 41 people, 36 of whom had warrants. Nine additional people were a rrested on new charges, f our of whom also had warrants. Atotal of 146 juveniles who were on Department of Juvenile Justice curfews were checked and 27 juveniles were found in violation of those imposed conditions. Thirty sex offenders and predators were checked and one was violated and 70 D epartment of Corrections probationers were checked. During the course of the Anti-Crime Initiative, a totalo f two vehicles, three f irearms, 298.6 grams of cannabis, 288 Hydrocodone pills totaling 130.1 grams, 110 Ecstasy pills totaling 3 5.7 grams, 50 Alprazolam p ills totaling 13.2 grams, 4.8 grams of cocaine and $430 in cash were seized. The following people were arrested and bookedi nto the Highlands County Jail. The names are followed by their charges and the amount of their bond or current status. Richard Anderson: violation of Condition 5 of order of probation; no bond. Wesley Leonard Baggett: l ewd battery, lewd molestation; no bond until first appearance. James Allen Baker: sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, unlawful use of two-way communication device; $11,000. Gordon Eugene Bihl: grand theft ($5,000 or more $3,000. Derrick Javon Braswell: sale of 3, 4Methylenedioxymethampheta mine (MDMA MDMA with intent to sell, possession of MDMA within 1,000 feet of church with intent to sell, sale of MDMA within 1,000 feet of church, possession of drug paraphernalia (two counts use of two-way communication device (two counts tional charges not on warrant: synthetic narcotic manufacture within 1,000 feet church/business, possessionof drug equipment, unlawful use of two-way communication device; $59,500. Shelby Cheyanne Brown (juveniley of conveyance, theft over $300 but less than $5,000, theft of credit card, perjury in official proceeding; transported to juvenile detention center in Bartow. Dawn Nicole Campbell: grand theft ($300 or more criminal use of personal identification information, theft of credit card, fraudulent use of credit card (three counts gery (credit card Gregory James Capello: possession of Alprazolam with intent to sell, sale of Alprazolam, possession of drug paraphernalia (four counts), unlawful use of twoway communication device (four counts Oxycodone (three counts possession of Ox ycodone with intent to sell, trafficking in O xycodone (4 grams or more (two counts c harges not on warrant: armed trafficking, possessiono f Hydrocodone with intent to sell or distribute, possession of controlled substance without prescription (Alprazolam p ossession of controlled substance with intent to sell ord istribute, possession of firearm during the commission of a felony, child abuse,p ossession of drug paraphernalia; no bond until first a ppearance. Andrew Marcus Carr: burglary of dwelling, grand theft ($5,000 or more stolen property (three counts); no bond until firsta ppearance. Bewel Edwin Cranfield: t rafficking in illegal drugs, Oxycodone (4 grams or more), sale of Oxycodone, possession of drug paraphernalia; no bond until firsta ppearance. l Chester Lee Crumity: dealing in stolen property, petit theft; $5250. Faith Paulette Harrison: (arrest, no previous warrant child abuse, possession of marijuana less than 20 grams,p ossession of drug paraphernalia; no bond until first appearance. Akeem Demarries Hill: sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of church (three countss ession of cocaine within 1 ,000 feet of church with i ntent to sell (three counts unlawful use of two-way communication device (two counts), additional charges not on warrant: weapon offense/ commit third degree felony with weapon, carrying concealed firearm, cocaine possession with intent to sell, manufacture, deliver, possession or use of drug equipment, unlawful use of twoway communications device; $105,500. Donnamarie Marie Jenkins: possession of Oxycodone with intent to sell, sale of Oxycodone; $10,000. Dionne Dewayne Jones: sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet of church, possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of church with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia; $66,500. Shannon Denard Jones: federal warrants; Hillsborough County probation violation for possession of cocaine; taken into custody by Federal Probation Officer. Jahneil Shawn McDade: dealing in stolen property, petit theft $5,250 Clayton G. McDaniel: corruption by threat against public official (two counts $2.000. Leo Miller: possession of cocaine with intent to sell (two counts), sale of cocaine (two counts); $20,000. Shaquille Lamar Moreland: sale of cocaine within 1,000 feet church, possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet of church with intent to sell; $30,000 (not confirmed Raymond Francis Murdock: sale of Oxycodone (three counts Oxycodone with intent to sell (two counts Jeffrey Anthony Murphy: violation of Condition 18 of t he order of probation; no bond. Zack Palmer: career offender failure to complyw ith imposed conditions (three counts l Ulysses Delasis Patterson: (arrest, no warrantying c oncealed firearm; $2,000 Scott William Perry: poss ession of methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of school with intent to sell, sale ofm ethamphetamine within 1,000 feet of school, possess ion of drug paraphernalia; no bond until first appearance.l Kenardo Ramsay: (arrest, no previous warrant) resist officer/obstruct without violence, synthetic narcotic possessionw ith intent to sell, manufact ure, deliver within 1,000 feet c hurch/business (MDMA trafficking (MDMA sion and or use of drug equipment, unlawful use of twoway communication device;n o bond. Luke Wayne Reynolds: petit theft, dealing in stolen property; $5,250. Bryan Douglas Rimer: sale of Oxycodone, possession of Oxycodone with intent to sell, unlawful use of two-way com-m unication device, possession of drug paraphernalia; $11,500. Efrain Giovanni RosarioFigueroa: possession of cannabis within 1,000 feetc hurch with intent to sell, sale o f cannabis within 1,000 feet o f church, possession of drug paraphernalia (two counts unlawful use of two-way communications device (two counts), possession of cannabis with intent to sell, sale of cannabis; $15,000 (not confirmed). Dexter Vishion Rucker: sale of cocaine, possession of cocaine withi intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia, unlawful use of two-way communication device; $11,500 (not confirmed James Edward Sholtz: possession of cocaine within 1,000 feet church with intent to sell (two counts cocaine within 1,000 feet of church (two counts use of two-way communication device (two counts $42,000. Gregory Von Stringer: dealing in stolen property, petit theft; $5,250. Bryan Christopher Upchurch: VOP indecent exposure public; no bond. Mark Raymond Wagner: violation of Condition 5 of the order of probation; no bond. Nathanial Waugh: violation of Condition 5 of the order of probation; no bond. Michael Rachad Weston (juvenile battery (two counts lascivious molestation; transported to juvenile detention center in Bartow. Amanda Mae Widenhofer: neglect of a child (three counts); no bond until first appearance. Brenda Ann Woodworth: sale of contraband prescription drug, possession of contraband prescription drug with intent to sell; $10,000. Stephen Patrick Young (juvenile prowling; bond not confirmed. Continued from page 1A Brough OBITUARY Anti-Crime Initiative results in 41 arrests Courtesy image This image submitted by the Highlands County Sheriffs O ffice represents the many agencies involved in the AntiCrime Initiative. Special to the News-SunIn an effort to let the public know if a gas pump creditc ard reader may have been tampered with, Highlands County Taylor BPgas stations have installed a tamper resistant strip of tape. C harlie Taylor, the owner of Taylor BP, took this action on pumps at his stations so that consumers would know if an unauthorized persona ttempted to open the area of the pump adjacent to the credit card reader. T he strip will show Void Open if the reader has been opened. I t also requests that customers inform the attendant i f the tape shows this message. Earlier this year a signific ant number of Highlands County residents had their c redit/debit card numbers skimmed from local gas pumps at convenience stores. Once skimmers had the numbers, unauthorized chargesw ere made on these credit and debit card accounts. M ost of the loss claims in these incidents were covered by either the bank or thec redit card companies themselves. To date and to our knowledge, the Taylor BPstores are the only locations in Highlands County that have t aken this prevention measure. The Highlands County Sheriff's Office applauds thee fforts of Mr. Taylor and the Taylor BPgas/convenience s tores for taking the initiative to warn consumers of possible placement of skimming devices on gas pumps H CSO Public Information Officer Nell Hays wrote in a press release. We hope more convenience store owners will join t his prevention effort not only in Highlands County but throughout the state. Taylor BP takes action against skimming Courtesy photos Taylor BP stations have placed anti-tampering tape on the d oors of their gas pumps to prevent the installation of skimm ers. T AMPA(APAsheriffs deputy is hospitalized after a shooting at a Tampa apartment complex. According to the Hillsborough County Sheriffs Office, Deputy Lyonelle De Veauxw as shot at least three times late Friday by 24-year-old Matthew Lane Buendia, who then b arricaded himself in an apartment. Detective Larry McKinnon says De Veaux w as sedated and hospitalized Saturday in serio us but stable condition. De Veaux had responded to a 911 call from the apartment complex. McKinnon says Buendia has been charged with attempted murder of a law enforcement officer with af irearm. Buendia also faces domestic violence charges. He was unconscious when d eputies breached his barricade early Saturday. McKinnon says Buendia wase xpected to be released later Saturday. Tampa deputy shot three times


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C M Y K want to do it but its still a ways to go, Mooney said. In addition to the festival, there are also balloon rides available for sale. For $250, individuals are able to ride in hot air balloons over scenic Highlands County. The more tickets we sell the more balloons we will be able to get here, said Mooney. The balloons will depart at 6 a.m. at the Holiday Inn in Lake Placid. Then we get in the cars and drive the opposite way to meet them. The hot air balloon rides usually last from 30 to 45 minutes, sometimes longer. Once tickets are bought, patrons are guaranteed their rides in the balloons. If the weather isnt any good and we cant go up, you dont lose that money. We make up the rides. We always make up the rides. We call you to see when you can ride and we get the balloons back out when the scheduling fits, Mooney said. Last year we had about 3,000 (people at the festival and it should be a great turnout again this year. Weve reached out to other cities in neighboring counties for this event. We went to Winter Haven, Winter Park, Lakeland, LaBelle. Weve offered anyone with a balloon a chance to come and bea part of this event, Mooney said. This years festival will feature a few new vendors and a new start time. e will be opening at 4 p.m. this year. We have a few new vendors we will have funnel cakes this year, everybody loves those, and we will have a new band, Groovus. They have gotten pretty popular in this area so we have that for the audience, said Mooney. The kids event will last from 4 until 6 p.m. The always popular balloon glow and tether rides will begin at6 p.m. Groovus begins playing at 7 p.m. Tether rides are $10 per person and admission to the festival is $5 per person and free for children 12 and under. e also will be having a 50/50 raffle this year. People buy tickets and all the money goes into a pot. Half of the money goes to the winner and the other half goes toe the Boys and Girls Club, Mooney said. The Hot Air Balloon Festival is sponsored by Taco Bell and Re/Max. Raffles are currently being held at Re/Max offices and Highlands Independent Banks for a chance to fly in the balloons at sunrise. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcomed at the festival. For tickets or more information, contact Mooney at 465-4092 or Gina Bexley at 385-0077. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, October 2, 2011Page 7A S eminole Gaming; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, ad#2a poker/bus line; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 3 9 9 5 5 SEBRING PEDIATRICS, LLC; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 10/2/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 4 4 0 0 2 2 Continued from page 1A 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 orm ail a copy to the paper and the News-Sun will be happy to report that information.T he 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. 29: Ashley Francis Barrett, 1 9, of Sebring, was charged w ith possession and or use of drug equipment, possession of marijuana, trafficking amphetamine or methamphetamine, possession of meth with intent to sell/manufacture, and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Richard Oliver Brant, 37, of Sebring, was charged with trafficking amphetamine or methamphetamine, resisting an officer without violence, possession of a controlled substance without prescription, possession of meth with intent to sell/manufacture, possession and or use of drug equipment, and possession of marijuana. Sonya Lynn Brasfield, 31, of Avon Park, was charged with two counts of stalking. Melissa Kay Bryant, 26, of Avon Park, was charged with failure to appear reference knowingly driving with suspended/revoked license. Elvis Salas Diaz, 28, of Lake Placid, was charged with two counts of violation of probation reference possession of cannabis and possession of drug parap hernalia. Jonathan Colon Fuentes, 31, of Sebring, was charged w ith possession of marijuana and possession and or use of drug equipment. Jerry Wayne S tephenson, 56, of Sebring, was charged with destroy-i ng evidence, possession of m eth with intent to sell/manufacture, possess ion of a controlled subs tance without prescription, p ossession and or use of d rug equipment, possession o f marijuana and smuggling c ontraband. Heather Ann Wall, 25, of Avon Park, was charged w ith driving with a suspended/revoked license and hit and run. Randy Milton Wiley, 26, of Avon Park, was charged w ith criminal mischief, f raud/illegal use of credit cards, larceny of credit c ards, petit theft, burglary o f unoccupied dwelling, and grand theft. PO LICEBL OTTER Balloon Festival set Oct. 15 N ews-Sun photos by K ATARASIMMONS I n addition to the two trails to walk, this years Terror Trail also features a visit to a morgue, complete with b ody parts. All proceeds will help benefit the Humane Society of Highlands County. Terror Trail is open every Friday and Saturday night in Oct. including Halloween night and is geared toward teens and adults. For more information or to become a volunteer call 385-5181. Thrills and chills on the Terror Trail ORLANDO (AP Authorities say they now know what killed a University of CentralF lorida freshman found unresponsive by her roommates after a fraternity party. The Orange-Osceola chief medical examiner, Jan Garavaglia, said Friday that Ann Hefferin died of sepsis syndrome, a rare but serious bacterial infection. G aravaglia also said caffeine, an ingredient in overthe-counter painkillers anda trace amount of alcohol were detected in her bloodstream. Doctor: Bacterial infection killed UCF student


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www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011Page 9A GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 10/2/11; 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 6 BUSINESS By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING — Sebring’s newest Mexican restaurant, the Border Town Cantina Fresh Mexican Grill will open it’s doors Tuesday. Owner Erik Martinez, a Boca Raton resident, has been working for over a year on his new establishment at 7327 U.S. 27 South. Martinez, whose full-time profession is in the real estate field, has been in the restaurant business on and off for several years. “I owned a bar up in Gainesville a few years back. I’ve been in restaurants on and off, but I wanted to change my direction more,” said Martinez. Martinez created the entire concept from the ground up he stated and is sure that his establishment will be a great addition to Sebring. “I choose Sebring because it lacks the fast, casual approach. I know that there is one Mexican place there up on the lake, but it’s more of a sit-down, more upscale dining. This isn’t really like that. Customers can get in get their food within 10 minutes and get out,” Martinez explained. According to Martinez, tacos, beers, and sports will be the focus. The menu items also include several traditional Mexican goodies like quesadillas and burritos, but Martinez took the time to make sure the menu items are just right and fresh as possible. Border Town Cantina is currently seeking front o f the house employees (managers, bartenders, runners) before it’s grand opening on Monday. For more information contact Martinez at (561) 503-7038. For Mexican lovers Border Town Cantina Fresh Mexican Grill will be a new twist on old favorites. Martinez invites Sebring residents to come and enjoy food and drinks in a new, exciting atmosphere. Border Town Cantina to open Tuesday If you’ve got a high school senior, your household is probably knee-deep in senior-year activities – and expenses. Not to elevate your stress level, but this is probably a good time for you and your kid to start investigating how you’re going to finance college next fall. Seriously. Loan application deadlines are right around the corner and you’ve got many decisions to make and documents to fill out. Your first step is start filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form. The FAFSA is required by virtually all colleges, universities and career schools for federal student aid, as well as for most aid from states and colleges. Although you can’t yet finalize 2011 incomerelated information, once you start the process you can log-in anytime to update your file. Get a FAFSAfrom your school’s guidance counselor or financial aid office, at www.fafsa.ed.gov, or by calling 1-800-4-FED-AID. The FAFSAfiling deadline for federal loans for the 2011-2012 school year isn’t until June 30, 2012, but many state and individual school deadlines fall months earlier. Many types of aid are available to help cover costs at four-year colleges and universities, community colleges, and trade, career or technical schools, including: • Hundreds of thousands of free scholarships are awarded each year. Visit www.finaid.org/scholarships for details. • Federal Pell Grants are needs-based grants given to low-income students to pursue post-secondary education. The maximum annual Pell Grant amount is $5,500. They need not be repaid. • Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grants for up to $4,000 a year are awarded to undergraduates with exceptional financial need. • The Federal Work-Study Program provides part-time j obs for undergraduate and graduate students with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expenses. • Direct Stafford Loans are low-interest federal loans that have no origination fee and come in two varieties: “Subsidized,” which are needs-based and the government pays the yearly interest while students are enrolled; “Unsubsidized,” which are not needs-based and students are responsible for interest that accrues while enrolled. • Low-interest Federal Perkins Loans are for students who demonstrate exceptional financial need. They are subsidized and have no origination or default fees. • Private education loans are offered by banks and other lenders to bridge the gap between government loans and actual education costs. They aren’t government-guaranteed or subsidized and typically carry higher interest rates, although you can borrow greater amounts. Details and rates vary widely. • Some colleges sponsor their own loans, often with lower interest rates than federal loans. Check each college’s aid materials to see if they are available. • Federal Direct PLUS loans (Parent Loan for Undergraduate Students) allow parents to borrow for their children’s college expenses. Interest rates are fixed (although higher than Stafford loans) and there is an origination fee. • Private parent loans are offered by banks and other lenders, usually at higher interest rates than PLUS loans. They may also have an origination fee. • Some colleges also offer their own loans to parents, usually at rates below PLUS loans. Check each college’s aid materials to see if they’re available. Check out www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov and www.finaid.org for complete explanations of the different types of grants/loans, calculators and many other tools. Bottom line: Better start boning up on college financing now to avoid panic next winter. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney Start your student loan search now Personal Finance Jason Alderman Special to the News-SunOctober is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and Curves continues to work to raise awareness in women about the life-saving importance of risk management, early detection and treatment. Throughout the month, Curves of Avon Park,1011 U.S. 27 South (-4529963) and Curves of Sebring 901 US 27 North, Suite 58 (385-1070) are waiving the joining fee for new members who show proof of a mammogram within the past year or make a $25 donation to breast cancer research. According to statistics from the American Cancer Society (ACS), nearly 230,480 women will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in 2011, and another 57,650 will be diagnosed with carcinoma in situ (CIS), a non-invasive, early form of breast cancer. Breast cancer remains a leading cause of cancer death in women, second only to lung cancer. More than 39,500 women will die from the disease in 2011. One woman in every eight will be diagnosed with invasive breast cancer in her lifetime. In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, each participating Curves center will focus on three important goals in supporting this annual campaign: 1. Helping women learn the facts about breast cancer and the importance of early detection. 2. Encouraging women to work out three times a week to help reduce their risk of developing breast cancer. 3. Participating in fund-raising efforts to support the research and outreach efforts of the ACS. Since only about 5-10 percent of breast cancers are hereditary, prevention can play a key role in a woman's risk management strategy. The ACS recommends making lifestyle choices such as eating right, getting regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight to help a woman significantly reduce her risk of developing breast cancer. “Curves’mission has always been to strengthen women,” said Curves Founder Diane Heavin. “Typically, women are caregivers, but when it comes to breast cancer, women need to understand how important it is to take care of themselves.Scheduling an annual doctor visit, performing a monthly breast self exam, eating a nutritious diet and making time for regular exercise are all things that a woman can do to stay strong and help reduce he r chances of developing this devastating disease.” Early detection is the next line o f defense, since about 93 percent o f women whose breast cancer is caught in its earliest stages will be healthy and disease-free five years after their diagnosis and treatment. Guidelines from the ACS encourage women age 40 and older to have a Clinical Breast Exam (CBE) performed by a health professional once a year, along with a mammogram. Women in their 20s and 30s should have a CBE at least every three years. “The good news is that the ACS says that death rates from breast cancer have been declining since about 1990, with larger decreases in women younger than 50,” said Heavin. “Everyone at our local Curves fitness clubs are proud of the role we play in helping to educate women about breas t cancer risk factors and the importance of maintaining a healthy weight, exercising regularly and making their own health a priority. “Our goal is to see breast cancer statistics continue to reflect the positive impact that education and awareness can have.” For more information, please visi t www.curves.com/. Local Curves clubs waive joining fee for Breast Cancer Awareness Month Special to the News-SunMONROE, La. – CenturyLink, Inc. has received the 2011 Secretary of Defense Employer Support Freedom Award, the highest recognition given by the Department of Defense to public sector employers for their exceptional support of employees serving in the Guard and Reserve. CenturyLink CEO and President Glen F. Post III accepted the Freedom Award, presented to the company at a ceremony in Washington. “CenturyLink is committed to providing a supportive atmosphere to our employees who serve our country in the armed forces and to their families,” Post said. “We are honored to be recognized by the Defense Department with this award.” The Freedom Award recognizes the support given to Guard and Reserve employees by Qwest Communications, which was acquired by CenturyLink in April 2011. Qwest had previously won the Freedom Award at the state level for three consecutive years. CenturyLink is among 15 organizations receiving the national award this year from a field of more than 4,000 nominations submitted by service members or their families. In another recognition of its commitment to employees who also served in the military, CenturyLink has been named to the list of “45 Great Employers for Vets” by Military Times EDGE. Century Link wins Freedom Award from Defense Department


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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 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ASE NO.: 28-2011CA000521A000XX WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,P lantiff, vs. T ALTON M. GREEN, et al, Defendants. N OTICE OF ACTION TO: U NKNOWN SPOUSE OF TALTON M. GREEN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 907 West Pleasant Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 ALSO ATTEMPTED AT: 50 Montezuma Drive, Al-e xander City, AL 35010 C URRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN TALTON M. 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Individuals who wish to advise the FCC of facts relating to the renewal application and to whether this station has operated in the public interest should file comments and petitions with the FCC by January 2, 2012. Lake Placid, On September 30, 2011, Radio Training Network, Inc. filed an application with the Federal Communications Commission for renewal of license of W208A which is licensed to serve Lake Placid, Florida, from a tower 27 degrees 18' 4.00 N Latitude and 81 degrees 21' 26.00" W Longitude on Channel 208, 89.5 MHz, at 0.01 kW ERP. The station rebroadcasts WJIS, 88.1 MHz, Channel 201, Bradenton, Florida. Individuals who wish to advise the FCC of facts relating to the renewal application and to whether this station has operated in the public interest should file comments and petitions with the FCC by January 2, 2012. October 2, 2011 1050Legals I N THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ASE NO. 2009-CA-001787 B AC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.; Plaintiff, vs.H AROLD BROWNING. AL.; D efendants. N OTICE OF SALE N OTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the F inal Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 2 6, 2011, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 at 11:00 A.M. on October 1 8, 2011, the following described property: L OTS 336 AND 337, SYLVAN SHORES EST ATES SECTION D, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR P LAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, P AGE 13, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHL ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 1535 CHATSWORTH STREET, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 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. D ated: 9/26/2011 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceed-i ng, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. BOB GERMAINE, Clerk of Court /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy of Court (COURT SEAL October 2, 9, 2011IN 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.) 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I understand that anyone who furnishes false or misleading information on this form or who omits material or information requested on the form may be subject to criminal sanctions (including fines and imprisonment and/or civil sanctions (including civil penalties October 2, 2011 P UBLIC AUCTION FOR TOWING & STORAGE 2 003 DODGE 1D4GP25343B224778 ON OCTOBER 14th, 2011, AT 9:00AM AT PRECISION AUTO BODY 734 CR 621 EAST LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 August 7, 2011 P UBLIC AUCTION F OR TOWING & STORAGE 1999 JEEP CHEROKEE 1J4GW68N7XC688453 ON OCTOBER 14th, 2011, AT 9:00AM AT PRECISION AUTO BODY 734 CR 621 EAST L AKE PLACID, FL 33852 August 7, 2011 Request a Notice of Lien Sale be Published on the following listed Units. Misc. Items, F urniture, Household items U nit No. A-2 A shley Smiling 1553 Wilson Road Crossville, TN 38571 Misc. items, F urniture, Household items U nit No. C-2 M ichael Hillenberg 2 5 Corkwood Avenue L ake Placid, FL 33852 L IEN SALE WILL BE HELD: D ate: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 T ime: 10:00 AM L ocation: 630 Spruce Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (Compton Warehouses C-2 September 25; October 2, 2011 R equest a Notice of Lien Sale be Published on the f ollowing listed Units. M isc. Items, A rtwork, Tools Unit No. D-2 Robert Skipper 356 Ontario Street, #218 S tratford, Ontario N5A 7X6 L IEN SALE WILL BE HELD: D ate: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 T ime: 10:00 AM L ocation: 630 Spruce Ave., Lake Placid, FL 3 3852 (Compton Warehouses S eptember 25; October 2, 2011 NOTICE Heartland Workforce has updated its Local Workforce Services Plan, as required, for the direct operation and delivery of certain services at the Heartland Workforce One-Stop Career Centers in DeSoto, Hardee, and Highlands counties. The Plan will be available for review until a pproximately October 28, 2011 on the Heartland Workforce website at HYPERLINK "http://www.hwib.org" www.hwib.org. 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(239 4120Villas & CondosFor Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial M EDIA ADVERTISING MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE We are a South Central Florida N ewspaperis accepting resumes for a qualified OutsideSales Representative t hat values teamwork and has a desire to succeed. T he successful candidate must have at least 6 months to 1 year sales experie nce. Is highlymotivated and enjoys building client relationships, not afraid t o ask for a sale, professional, enthusiastic, and exhibit a high level of i ntegrity. T his position is the perfect choice for anyone loving to sell a product you believe in. We offer base salary plus commission; e xcellent benefits to include medical, dental, life, 401k and more; paid time o ff; and training. S end reply to box 305 The Daily Commercial P.O. Box 490007 Leesburg, FL 3 4749-0007 EOE F IXED ASSETManager L ykes Bros. Inc., located in Lake Placid, h as an immediate opening for a Fixed Asset Manager. 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C M Y K B y DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comSebring head coach LaVaar Scott knows the tenacity his team is capable of, but is also wary of the mistakes it is sometimes prone to. Going into Fridays match-upw ith state power A merican Heritage in Miami-area Plantation, he knew the result hinged on which aspect of his team shone through. Tenacity won out, for the most part. T hough that wasnt quite enough to come away with a win, the 13-3 final score is evidence enough of the heart and potential of this team. In their four previous games of the season, three wins, the Patriots had averaged 30 points per game and had topped 40 twice against Clewiston a nd Martin County. The only loss, to fellow state power Jacksonville Bolles, American Heritage had been held to 17. And yet here the Blue Streak defense was stopp ing them at every turn during a scoreless first half. e had seen in film that they really hadnt been challenged physically and we knew we could, Scott said. We hit them like they havent been hit before. It stayed scoreless into the third and the defense was holding strong when, on third-and-11, a Patriotr eceiver got over the top a nd hauled in a long pass for the games first score. The Sebring offense then kicked into gear, marching down the field and getting to the Heritage two-yard line. But a penalty and a bad snap, some of those mental Football season is in full swing, and the 2011-12 hunting season is cranking up. Heck, in Zone A, theyre already into general gun season. But for the rest of us, Id like to cover the rules and regulations regarding two hunting seasons that are just around the corner: muzzleloading gun and the first phase of dove. Immediately following the c lose of crossbow season in each zone, the muzzleload-i ng gun season begins. Season dates run Nov. 19 Dec. 2 in Zone B, Oct. 22 N ov. 4 in Zone C and Dec. 3-9 in Zone D. During muzzleloading gun s eason, bows and crossbows a re also legal methods of taking game on private lands, in addition to muzzleloaders. But on wildlife management areas (WMAs only muzzleloaders may be used. The most common types of game to take during muzzleloader season are deera nd wild hog. Only bucks may be taken, and one antler must be at least 5 inches long above the hairline. The daily bag limit on antlered deer is two. You can hunt wild hogs year-round on private lands, and there are no bag or size limits. Its also legal to shoot gobblers and bearded By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING They knew it was going to be a tough one coming in a match-up with district front-runner Winter Haven. Even before the season, head coach Vanessa Sinness had pointed out that the Blue Devils hadnt lost any main players from a year ago and looked to be the power of the new, four-team district. Things were made a bit tougher as Sinness used another new coaching tactic for this one, leaving it to assistants and jayvee coaches Terry Quarles and Mike Lee. Though it wasnt an intentional ploy, mind you, as Sinness was back at her alma mater, Valley City State University in North Dakota as the 1996 volleyball team she was a part of was being inducted into the schools hall of fame. But leaving the team in the hands of Quarles, former SFCC head coach, and Lee didnt seem to hurt too much as Sebring was hanging right in against the towering front line of Winter Haven to the tune of a 9-9 score in the first set. The Devils went on a run to broaden the gap to 15-9 and soon 18-11, but kills from Stephanie Struck and Meghan Lollis spurred a rally that closed it to 19-15. But Winter Haven scored the next two before a Kaley Walter kill, and finished it off soon enough for a 25-16 win. Walter then got the Streaks going with a second-setopening ace with a Lollis kill sparking a 3-1 lead. The Blue Devils ran off seven straight, but Sebring responded with a Struck kill and Sydnee Connelly ace to SPORTS B SE CTION Inside This Section S FCC Volleyball . . .3B HYF Football . . .4B Florida Prep Scores . . .4B News-Sun Sunday, October 2, 2011 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Dino Lower and the Lady Blue Streaks found the Blue Devils of Winter Haven a tall order to overcome Thursday night. Lady Streaks swept See SEBRING, Page 3B Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Sebring High School Bowling team is burning it up at the new Big Jacks Heartland Bowl this week (formerly Kegel Bowling Center). After averaging 209 as a team at Martin County last week, these boys are racking them up and knocking them down every day as they eye the District Championships and State in November. As the team worked together Friday in practice, freshman Thorston Przychocki was throwing one strike after another. After the front seven strikes in their fourth game, his father Paul said, Uhoh, if he gets a 300, Ill have to buy him that ball! Sure enough, using a new ball just drilled for upand-comer Brock Barnacle, oast, as his teammates call Przychocki, proceeded to coolly rip one rack after another until the screen read the coveted 300. Come out and watch oast and the team in practice after school each weekday, as they are led by USBC Silver Level Coach Rick Wiltse and Paul Przychocki, and for their upcoming home matches on Friday, Oct 14 against the formidable Martin County Tigers, and on Friday, Oct 21 against the Lake Wales Highlanders. And, by the way, Dad bought Toast the ball. oast comes out perfect Courtesy photo Thorton Toast Przychocki rolled a perfect 300 in a recent practice of the Sebring boys bowling team, giving his dad an added expense. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE The Blue Streak defense was its stalwart self, holding American Heritage to its lowest point total of the season. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE A.J. Gayle bulled in for two touchdowns during the Green Dragons 24-0 win at G ateway Charter. Outta the Woods Tony Young Huntin season is crankin up! See HUNT, Page 3B B y DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAwin is a win, even if it leaves a head coach a little d isappointed, as was the case with Lake Placids 24-0 win a t Gateway Charter Friday n ight. oure glad to get the win, but we werent happy with how we played, that head coach, Jason Holden said. Too many turnovers, stupid penalties. The first half, especially, was real disappointing. The offense was moving the ball well all night long, but it was those penalties and turnovers that kept many of those drives from coming to full fruition. The defense, however, was going strong. For the second week in a row, the defense played great for us, Holden said. They were getting turnovers and gave us great field position. But while the drives often s hort-circuited, the Dragons got on the board with in the first on a 29-yard Nevada Weaver run eight minutes in. T hen, late in the first, Nick Swain swept into the backf ield and blocked a Griffin p unt, leading to a Vincente Barajas field goal that sent Lake Placid into the half up 10-0. The Dragons then roared out of the gate to open the second half, taking their first drive 53 yards on eight plays, capped off by an 11-yard A.J. Gayle run. And then in the fourth, it was Gayle again, charging through the line from five yards out to finish up a short drive, as well as finish the scoring. Robert Walton was brought up from junior varsity and got the start at quarterback. e moved the ball well and Robert did a great job in Dragons shut down Gateway L ake Placid24Gateway0 A Heritage13Sebring3 See LP, Page 4B Streaks strong in defeat See SEBRING, Page 4B


C M Y K Elks Golf OutingSEBRING The monthly Elks golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Country Club on Monday, Oct. 3, beginning at 8 a.m. Entry fee is only $30, which includes g olf, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 471-3295. C heck in no later than 7:40 a.m. at the entry to the restaurant, on the Pro Shop side.Green Dragon 5KL AKEPLACIDThe inaugural Green Dragon 5K Walk/Run will take place Monday, Oct. 10 at 8 a.m. to help raise funds for the LPHS Cross-Country Teams. More information and entry forms are available at www.highlands.k12.fl.us/~lph Look under Current Happenings. Cost is $20 through Friday, Oct. 7.Panther Hitting CampsThe SFCC Baseball program will be hosting a hitting camp this fall for aspiring players aged 6-14. The camp will be held Saturdays 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 .Corporate 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;4 x 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 L AKE 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 sharea bout 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 andc ontinues to support youth sports by w orking 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.Busy fall for local golfersLocal golfers should find links active during the next several months with several tournaments scheduled. The Veterans Council Golf Tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, at Harder Hall. Proceeds from the 4-man team shotgun scramble, silent auction, and 50/50 will go to benefit the Veterans Assistance Fund. The Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Harder Hall. This tournament is usually sold out and itsproceeds assist in providing meals to the clients. On Sunday, Nov. 6, the Mens Golf Association of Sun n Lakes is sponsoringa golf tournament with proceeds to benefit the Veterans Assistance Fund. There will be an auction and several other fundraisers going on during this tournament. One field is sold out and another has been opened for this event. American Legion Post 25, Lake Placid, has slated May 8, 2012 in SpringLake for their annual Golf Tournament. If a Unit would like to help sponsor o ne or more of these events, please contact the sponsoring group. There is always a need for volunteers. Volunteers are needed at the registration table, the silent auction, raffle and watching for a hole-in-one. Setting up for a golf tournament also takes a lot of volunteers putting up the sponsor/hole signs, setting up the goodie bags, preparing the signs, and sign up sheets, and arranging for auction items, sponsors, and door prizes. DIVISION SERIES(Best-of-5; x-if necessary) AMERICAN LEAGUE New York vs. Detroit Friday: Detroit 1, New York 1, 1 innings, suspended, rain Saturday: Detroit (Fister 11-13 York (Nova 16-4 Monday, Oct. 3: New York (Garcia 12-8) at Detroit, 8:37 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 4: New York at Detroit, TBA x-Thursday, Oct. 6: Detroit at New York, TBA Tampa Bay 1, Texas 0 Friday: Tampa Bay 9, Texas 0 Saturday: Tampa Bay (Shields 16-12 Texas (D.Holland 16-5 Monday, Oct. 3: Texas at Tampa Bay, 5:07 p.m. x-Tuesday, Oct. 4: Texas at Tampa Bay, TBA x-Thursday, Oct. 6: Tampa Bay at Texas, TBA NATIONAL LEAGUE Philadelphia vs. St. Louis Saturday: St. Louis (Lohse 14-8 Philadelphia (Halladay 19-6 Sunday, Oct. 2: St. Louis (J.Garcia 137) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 17-8), 8:07 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4: Philadelphia at St. Louis, TBA x-Wednesday, Oct. 5: Philadelphia at St. Louis, TBA x-Friday, Oct. 7: St. Louis at Philadelphia, TBA Arizona vs. Milwaukee Saturday: Arizona (I.Kennedy 21-4 Milwaukee (Gallardo 17-10 Sunday, Oct. 2: Arizona (D.Hudson 1612) at Milwaukee (Marcum 13-7), 4:37 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4: Milwaukee at Arizona, TBA x-Wednesday, Oct. 5: Milwaukee at Arizona, TBA x-Friday, Oct. 7: Arizona at Milwaukee, TBAAMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Buffalo3001.00011373 New England210.66710479 N.Y. Jets210.6678361 Miami030.0005378 South WLTPctPFPA Houston210.6679060 Tennessee210.6675743 Jacksonville120.3332962 Indianapolis030.0004684 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore210.6678540 Cleveland210.6676162 Pittsburgh210.6675455 Cincinnati120.3335754 West WLTPctPFPA Oakland210.6679282 San Diego210.6676569 Denver120.3335862 Kansas City030.00027109NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Dallas210.6676967 Washington210.6676653 N.Y. Giants210.6677160 Philadelphia120.3337877 South WLTPctPFPA Tampa Bay210.6676060 New Orleans210.66710488 Carolina120.3336068 Atlanta120.3336077 N orth WLTPctPFPA Green Bay3001.0009974 Detroit3001.00010146 Chicago120.3336069 Minnesota030.0006074 West WLTPctPFPA San Francisco210.6677052 Seattle120.3333067 Arizona120.3335956 St. Louis030.0003696 ___ Sundays Games Detroit at Dallas, 1 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Carolina at Chicago, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Houston, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. Atlanta at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Miami at San Diego, 4:15 p.m. New England at Oakland, 4:15 p.m. Denver at Green Bay, 4:15 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Baltimore, 8:20 p.m. Mondays Game Indianapolis at Tampa Bay, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 9 Arizona at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Oakland at Houston, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Buffalo, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Seattle at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. San Diego at Denver, 4:15 p.m. N.Y. Jets at New England, 4:15 p.m. Green Bay at Atlanta, 8:20 p.m. Open: Baltimore, Cleveland, Dallas, Miami, St. Louis, Washington Monday, Oct. 10 Chicago at Detroit, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Sporting KC11911444639 Philadelphia10713434033 Houston10912423939 Columbus11128413640 New York8715394641 D.C.9911384544 Chicago7815363939 Toronto FC61312303255 New England51312273449WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-Los Angeles17310614422 x-Seattle1569544932 x-Real Salt Lake1596514230 FC Dallas13107463633 Colorado10912424140 Portland10137373744 Chivas USA81211353938 San Jose61113313239 Vancouver41510222949 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Thursdays Games Philadelphia 3, D.C. United 2 Saturdays Games Chicago at Houston, late Seattle FC at New England, late New York at Toronto FC, late FC Dallas at Colorado, late Real Salt Lake at Los Angeles, late Sporting Kansas City at San Jose, late Sundays Games D.C. United at Columbus, 4 p.m. Portland at Vancouver, 4:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Chivas USA, 8 p.m.CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS(Best-of-3 EASTERN CONFERENCE Indiana 2, New York 1 Atlanta 2, Connecticut 0 WESTERN CONFERENCE Minnesota 2, San Antonio 1 Phoenix 2, Seattle 1CONFERENCE FINALSEASTERN CONFERENCE Atlanta 2, Indiana 1 Thursday, Sept. 22: Indiana 82, Atlanta74 Sunday, Sept. 25: Atlanta 94, Indiana 77 Tuesday, Sept. 27: Atlanta 83, Indiana67 WESTERN CONFERENCE Minnesota 2, Phoenix 0 Thursday, Sept. 22: Minnesota 95, Phoenix 67 Sunday, Sept. 25: Minnesota 103, Phoenix 86CHAMPIONSHIPSunday, Oct. 2: Atlanta at Minnesota, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5: Atlanta at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7: Minnesota at Atlanta, 8 p.m. x-Sunday, Oct. 9: Minnesota at Atlanta,4 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 12: Atlanta at Minnesota, 8 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BOSTON RED SOXAnnounced they will not pick up the 2012 contract option on manager Terry Francona. CHICAGO WHITE SOXAgreed to terms with RHP Sergio Santos on a three-year contract. KANSAS CITY ROYALSNamed Chino Cadahia bench coach. LOS ANGELES ANGELSAnnounced general manager Tony Reagins has resigned from his current role and will remain with the team as a special assistant to the club chairman. OAKLAND ATHLETICSFailed to renew the contracts of bench coach Joel Skinner, pitching coach Ron Romanick and hitting coach Gerald Perry. Renewed the contract of first base coach Tye Waller and third base coach Mike Gallego. Received OF Eliezer Mesa from Colorado to complete the trade that sent Mark Ellis to the Rockies. National League ATLANTA BRAVESFired hitting coach Larry Parrish. Can-Am League QUEBEC CAPITALESReleased INF Michael L. Thompson.FOOTBALLArena Football League ARIZONA RATTLERSSigned DL Marquay Love and OL Greg Niland. ORLANDO PREDATORSRe-Signed WR TT Toliver, LB Marlon Moye-Moore and OL Thaddeus Coleman. Added LB Nekos Brown and WR/DB Greg Ligon.HOCKEYNational Hockey League NHLSuspended Detroit D Brendan Smith for the remainder of the preseason and the first five regular-season games for an illegal hit to the head of Chicago F Ben Smith during a Sept. 28 game. ANAHEIM DUCKSAssigned D Bryan Rodney to Syracuse (AHL LOS ANGELES KINGSSigned F Trent Hunter to a one-year contract and D Drew Doughty to a eight-year contract. Re-assigned Andrei Loktionov to Manchester (AHL MONTREAL CANADIENSAssigned F Joonas Nattinen to Hamilton (AHL NASHVILLE PREDATORSSigned D Scott Valentine to a three-year contract. NEW YORK ISLANDERSAgreed to terms with D Steve Staios a one-year contract. ST. LOUIS BLUESRecalled F Jonathan Cheechoo, F Anthony Peluso, F Brett Sterling and D Mark Cundari from Peoria (AHL VANCOUVER CANUCKSReleased F Todd Fedoruk and D Anders Eriksson. Sent F Nicklas Jensen to Oshawa (OHL Duco, D Yann Sauve and C Jordan Schroeder to Chicago (AHL WINNIPEG JETSReleased LW David Koci. Reassigned F Carl Klingberg to St. Johns (AHL and RW Spencer Machacek on waivers. American Hockey League SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGESigned G Manny Legace. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Mulberry,6/7:30 p.m.; Swimming at Sebring,5:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football at Fort Meade,7 p.m.; Volleyball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Football at Booker,7:30 p.m.; Swimming at Orlando,11 a.m. Sebring MONDAY: Volleyball vs.Avon Park,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys/Girls Golf hosts Crutchfield/Hawkins Invitational,Sun N Lake,9 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Kathleen,6/7:30 p.m.; Swimming vs.Lake Region,Lake Placid,6 p.m.; Bowling at Jensen Beach,3:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball vs.Lake Gibson,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at Lake Gibson,3:30 p .m.; Girls Golf vs.Bartow,4 p.m. SFCC T UESDAY: Volleyball vs.State College of Florida,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball vs.Hillsborough,7 p.m. FRIDAY: Volleyball at State College of Florida Tournament,TBA SATURDAY: Volleyball at State College of Florida Tournament,TBA Avon Park MONDAY: Volleyball at Sebring,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Golf vs.Sonrise Christian School, Pinecrest,3:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football vs.Frostproof,7 p.m.; Volleyball vs.Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Golf vs.Mulberry,River Greens,4 p.m. F RIDAY: Football vs.Clewiston,7:30 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 . P ittsburgh at Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 1 1 p p . m m . Regional Detroit at Dallas, Carolina at . . C hicago or New Orleans at Jacksonville . . F F O O X X 4 4 p p . m m . M iami at San Diego . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 8 8 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . N .Y. Jets at Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Indianapolis at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N R R U U G G B B Y Y S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . New Zealand vs. Canada . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CM M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Arizona at Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 8 8 p p . m m . St. Louis at Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S SM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 5 5 p p . m m . Texas at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . N.Y. Yankees at Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S ST TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y T T B B D D T exas at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S T T B B D D N.Y. Yankees at Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S T T B B D D Philadelphia at St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S T T B B D D Milwaukee at Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S SS S O O C C C C E E R R S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Tottenham Hotspur vs. Arsenal.. . . . F F O O X XT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . MLS Los Angeles at New York.. . . E E S S P P N N 2 2A A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . N ASCAR AAA 400 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 4 4 p p . m m . ALMS Petit LeMans . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 7 7 p p . m m . NHRA Uni-Select Auto Plus Nationals E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change W W O O M M E E N N S S C C O O L L L L E E G G E E V V O O L L L L E E Y Y B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . T ennessee at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Nebraska at Michigan . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2G G O O L L F F S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . Timberlake/Shriners Hospitals Open . . . G G O O L L F F 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA SAS Championship . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FW W N N B B A A F F I I N N A A L L S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . A tlanta at Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 LI VESPORTSONT V MLB Playoffs WNBA National Football League Major League Soccer Transactions Page 2BNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011www.newssun.com The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011Page 3B Sponsor Golf; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, sponsor golf tour; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 5 5 Sponsor Golf; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, sponsor golf tour; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 5 5 and Sydnee Connelly ace to keep things close. But Winter Haven started putting together little runs and slowly began to pull away. Akill and ace from Bella Caraballo, a tip from Dino L ower and a Connelly tip came through to stem the tide at times and helped keep it within 18-13 late. But the Devils took seven of the next eight points for the 25-14 win. The third set we moved some people around, changed some things and that didnt work, Lee said. That was on us as they got out of position and confused at times. Theyre a great team, no doubt, but we saw that theyre not unbeatable, he continued. We gave them a lot of points with errors the first two sets, but the girls played hard and we saw we can play with them. Sebring is at home all next week, with a Monday match with Avon Park before getting back into district action against KathleenT uesday and Lake Gibson Thursday. C ontinued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Bianca Nortelus hits the deck to get this dig Thursday night. Sebring stopped, not overwhelmed News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Desirae Burris goes up for a kill in Fridays match against Lake Sumter during the SFCC Tournament. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK The Jekyll and Hyde nature of the South Florida Community College volleyball team continued Friday as the Lady Panthers hosted the SFCC Tournament. Starting out against Lake Sumter, the back and forth nature of the squad was encapsulated in the opening set. Down 17-10, the full capability of the team went on display as they would score 1 5 of the next 18 points to take a 25-20 win walking away. And just as it seemed the momentum was now fully rolling their way, the Hydes came out in a 25-14, secondset loss. The Jekylls returned, somewhat, as the team battled tooth-and-nail in the third set before succumbing 30-28. And the fourth set showed a bit of resistance too, but also resulted in a loss, 25-18. Stephanie De Hoyos lead the team with 25 kills and 17 digs and Caitlin Carlander had 43 assists and three service aces. But the inconsistency could also be seen in the teamsseven aces, and seven service errors, 50 kills and 28 hitting errors. The downward trend continued in the late afternoon match with Clearwater Christian, as the Panthers dropped the first two sets, 25-20 and 25-16. But then things started to happen. I made a substitution in the third set and brought Caitlin Tribit in and things started to turn around, head coach Kim Crawford said. Indeed they did. T he first two sets would see SFCC never seem too far behind, but never quite close enough. But in the third the battle seemed fully engaged. Down 4-2, the Panthers caught them at 5-5. Down 118, it was soon even again after a three-point run. And then, down 19-15, two De Hoyos and one Eryn Mahoney kill had South Florida up 24-22 before Shelby Flint tipped one over for the final score of the 2522 win. The fourth set saw the team even more engaged and on their game, rushing out to a 12-7 lead and not letting the margin get under four the rest of the way before closing out a 25-17 win. That was the best weve played this year, Crawford said. From a chemistry standpoint, working together and communicating, that was the best Ive seen them play And yet, just as it seemed the roll would carry them to a match win, it was Clearwater that stepped up and jumped out to a 4-0 lead. The Lady Panthers would show some resolve, closing to 7-6, but the long day of playing down and battling back made the last bit of theu phill climb a bit too much and saw a 15-10 loss finish their day. De Hoyos was again the kill leader, with 23 for the match, while Flint added 13 and Mahoney seven. Flint also lead the team with 16 digs, with De Hoyosa nd Tribit adding 13 each and Brittany Hill getting 12. Two more matches awaited the Panthers Saturday, for another chance at getting that chemistry clicking again, against Brevard and Indian River. Results were too late for press time, but see Wednesdays News-Sun for a recap. L ady Panthers stopped, see spark We saw that theyre not unbeatable. MIKELEE Sebringcoach turkeys during muzzleloading gun season. You may take only one per day, and theres a two-bird fall-season limit. But you cant hunt turkeys in Holmes County during the fall and winter. On WMAs, bag limits and antler/size restrictions can differ, so check the specifics of the area before you hunt. Legal shooting hours are a half-hour before sunrise to a half-hour after sunset. Except for turkeys, hunters may take resident game over feed such as corn on private lands. No baiting is allowed on WMAs, however. For hunting deer, muzzleloaders firing single bullets must be at least .40-caliber. Guns firing two or more balls must be 20-gauge or larger. You may not use muzzleloaders that take smokeless powder, ones that can be loaded from the breech or those with self-contained cartridge ammunition capabilities during muzzleloading gun season. The first phase of the mourning and white-winged dove season begins Oct. 1 and ends Oct. 24 statewide. Shooting hours during this first phase are noon to sunset, and theres a 15-bird daily bag limit. The only firearm youre allowed to use for hunting doves is a shotgun, but you cant use one larger than a 10-gauge. Shotguns must be plugged to a three-shell capacity (magazine and chamber combined). You may hunt doves over an agricultural field, as long as the crop has been planted and manipulated under normal agricultural practices. However, its against the law to scatter agricultural products over an area for the purpose of baiting. Some things you cant do while dove hunting include using rifles, pistols or crossbows; shooting from a moving vehicle; and herding or driving doves with a vehicle. In addition to a Florida hunting license, youll need a $5 muzzleloading gun permit to hunt during muzzleloader season. To hunt deer, you need a $5 deer permit, and if youd like to take a fall turkey, youll need a $10 turkey permit ($125 for nonresidents If youre going to hunt doves, youll need a no-cost migratory bird permit, and if you hunt on a WMA, you also must have a management area permit, which costs $26.50. All are available at your local county tax collectors office; through license agents; by calling 888HUNT-FLORIDA; or by going online to www.fl.wildlifelicense.com So if youre going after that monster buck during the muzzleloading gun season or dove hunting with friends and family, I hope Ive helped explain some of Floridas rules and regulations. Continued from 1B Hunt seasons are upon us NEWS-SUN 385-6155


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The Eagles were taking on the Plant City Eagles. It was going to be a day of battle between two Eagle teams and the Highlands Eagles were looking to bring in some more Ws this week. T he first team to take the field was the Flag team, ages 5and 6-years old, lead by head coach Bob Ford. The HYFC flag team took the field after learning that the Polk County Eagles would have to forfeit, but that didnt deter them. They played very hard in the 6-on-6 scrimmage game. The offense was firing on all cylinders, with touchdowns by Bryant Johnson, William King, Ezera Jackson, Kaden DAmico, John Alexander and Fred Hankerson. The defense, lead by Johnny Deluca was holding their own as well, and held the PC Eagles down for a 3924 win. The flag team now turns their attention to theA uburndale Hounds and looks forward to another fun week of football. Next to take the field was t he Mighty Might team, ages 7, 8 and 9, lead by head c oach Willis McGuire. T he Eagles took the field with Plant City focused and determined after a loss last week. The defensive battle was on between these two teams. With a strong defensive team, Bailey Riggles, Treshawn Rowe and Robert Gotkiewicz, the Eagles kept Plant City in check. The Eagles offense rallied together with Alkeivon Hester running 45 yards to score a touchdown, taking the game into the fourth quarter with Plant City in the lead 7-6. Unfortunately, costly turnovers by the Eagles gave Plant City another opportunity to score a couple of more touchdowns giving the Eagles another devastating loss with a final score of 196. The Pee Wee team, ages 10 and 11 and lead by head coach Tim Hooks, were eager and ready to take the field after last weeks loss. The day started off with the Plant City offense scoring early in the first half to take the lead 7-0. The Eagles offense struggled in the first half, taking the game to halftime down by seven. In the second half, the defensive battle was on but the Eagles offense worked together as a team to get into the end zone, but was unable to convert the extra point resulting in a loss 7-6. Following the Pee Wee game, the Junior Varsity team, ages 12 and 13 and managed by head coach Cliff Howell, took the field with Plant City. The game got off to a great start with the Eagles offense driving down the field in their first possession of the g ame. The JVoffense was on the field for the majority of the first quarter with some costly p enalties thwarting their efforts. I n the first drive of the seco nd quarter, quarterback Sammy Smith was able to make his way to the end zone to score the first touchdown of the day. The dominating Eagles defense took the field, lead by Akem JnPierre, and quickly shut down the Plant City offense going into halftime with the lead 6-0. In the third quarter, the Eagles defense stood strong with key tackles made by Rafael Smith, Timothy Jordon, Trace Thompson and Jalen Williams. Plant City was able to find their way to the end zone to score a touchdown to tie the game, but the Eagles didnt allow them the extra point. With the game winding down, the defense on both teams stood strong. The teams would go into overtime in a Kansas City tie-breaker, with each team beginning on the 10-yard line. The Highlands Eagles won the toss and got the ball first. On third down, Smith was able to find some room and make his way into the end zone for a touchdown. With such a close game, they went to the air for the extra point and CJ Harris caught the pass in the end zone to put the Highlands Eagles up 14-6. Plant City then took the field with the determined Eagles defense. On third down, defensive end Akem JnPierre swooped right in and sacked the quarterback. Then on fourth down, defensive end Trace Primetime Thompson got into the backfield for another sack to secure the win and move the teams mark to 3-2. The last game of the day was the Varsity team, ages 1 3, 14 and 15, lead by head coach John Bishop. T he Eagles took the field with pride, focused and ready for some football after last weeks loss. T hey were lead by dominant offensive line play from E J JnPierre, Anibal Kulian, Geraldo Sanchez, Tyler L ynch and Kevin Minister. They dominated the line of scrimmage all day long. Cole Kilgo connected with Allen Williams for a 25-yard touchdown, which gave the eagles an early 6-0 lead. The Eagles second touchdown came when Malik Taylor ran in a reverse from 35 yards out. Tyler Edwards then nailed the kick to take the lead to 14-0. Kilgo also scored on a 15 yard run right up the middle. The extra point was then run in by Tremaine Hawthorne to take the lead to 21-0. The defense also had a dominant performance, allowing just seven points. The defense was lead by Anthony Oppold, Delton Hawthorne and Wyatt Kinslow, wrapping up the game taking another win for the day with a final score of 21-7. All in all it was a great day of football. The stands were filled with Eagles fans and the concession stand was a happening place. The Eagles won three out of five games for the day and all the hard work to prepare for the game surely paid off with the results on the field. The Highlands Eagles will be on the road this week, traveling to Winter Haven to play the Auburndale Hounds on Saturday, Oct. 8. Games will begin at 9 a.m. Admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children. Come on out to support the Highlands Youth Football and Cheer program. The battle of the Eagles Courtesy photo Kasey Hawthorne tiptoes along the sideline during Highlands Youth Football action Saturday, Sept. 24. Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 his first start at the varsity level, Holden said. We played great in the third quarter but then things got silly in the fourth. That was one good quarter and thats not going to win a lot of games, he continued. Were making mistakes that we shouldnt be this far along in the season, so we as coaches have to do a better job. But we know we can get better The Dragons did major damage with the ground game as the tandem of Gayle, 160 yards, and Weaver, 135 yards, tore through the Gateway defense. Now 2-3 on the season, the team is back on the road this Friday, heading to Sarasota to face Booker Continued from 1B LP runs wild, to face Booker m istakes, came back to bite them as they were forced to settle for a Donovan White field goal. The defense then held again and got the ball back to the offense, which got it down to the Patriot 28, well within Whites range. But the field goal attempt to tie the game was blocked keeping it a 6-3 margin. Once more, as time was dwindling down, the Streak defense stopped Heritage in itstracks and got the ball b ack with a chance to tie or take a late lead. But one more mistake was lurking as a pass attempt was picked off and returned for the deciding touchdown. e had our chances and though there werent as many mistakes, they were c ostly, Scott said. But the kids did a great job. They g ot the opportunity to face a top opponent and see ho w good they can be. They played hard and with a couple of breaks, we come out of there with a win, he continued. Were g etting better and now just need to get healthy and continue to work on things. The team will have that chance with their season bye coming this week. The Streaks then return to action on the road Friday, Oct. 14, at George Jenkins. Continued from 1B Sebring close to big upset Fridays Florida Prep Football Scores Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN


The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who meet on a regular basis. It is the responsibility of the group to update the News-Sun on any changes in this listing by calling 385-6155, ext. 516; send any changes by e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail them to News-Sun Community Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870. S UNDAY American Legion Post 25 Lake Placid has lounge hours from 1-9 p.m. Live music is from 5-8 p.m. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 open 1-8 p.m. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. Post is at 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 lounge is open from 1-7 p.m. Card games start at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has karaoke in the pavilion. Horseshoes played at 9:30 a.m. Food available at 4 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Cards start at 4 p.m. Music outside Tiki Hut at 3 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Overeaters Anonymous, meets from 4-5 p.m. in second floor conference roomNo. 3 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center, 4200 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring. For details, call 382-7731. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. For details on the organization, go to www.oa.org Ridge Area Missionary Soldiers AvonPark Pathfinder Club meets from 9 a.m. to noon every first and third Sunday at 58 E. Sixth St., Avon Park. For details, call 471-2143. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves lunch at 2 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 offers NASCAR racing in the pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar open and kitchen open from 25 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-3920. Society for Creative Anachronism (Local Chapter: Shire of Stagridge) meets at 2 p.m. first and third Sunday at Brewster's Coffee House on U.S. 27 in Sebring. For details, call 214-5522. The Artists'Group at South Florida Community College will hold a critique clinic the first Sunday of every month, 2-4 p.m., at the Hotel Jacaranda, Avon Park. Professional local artists will discuss and evaluate participants'paintings. The fee is $5 with a two painting limit. For more information, call 784-7346. U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club meets at 1 p.m. on the first Sunday of each month at VFW Post 9853, State Road 64 West and North Oliva Drive. For information call Hocky at (954) 5924847 Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 serves hamburgers from 4-5:30 p.m. and plays poker at 5:30 p.m. at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 Karaoke is from 5-8 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902. MONDAY Al-Anon LET IT BEGIN WITH ME family group meets at 10:30 a.m. every Monday at the Heartland Christian Church on Alt. 27 in Sebring. The church is behind Southgate Shopping Center where Publix is. For more information call 3855714. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 8-9 p.m. at Episcopal Church, Lakeshore Drive, Sebring. For more details, call 385-8807. Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebrin g For details, call 314-0891. Alcoholics Anonymous meeting, 6:30 p.m. at Rosewood Center, 517 U.S. 27 South, Lake Placid. Alanon meets at 8 p.m. at St. Agnes Episcopal Church, 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 202-0647. Ambucs a local charity that assists people with disabilities, meets at noon every first Monday at R.J. Gator's Sea Grill and Bar, Sebring. The meeting is open to the public. For details, call 386-4387. American Legion Placid Post 25Lake Placid has shuffleboard at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 12-9 p.m. Legion and auxiliary boards meet at 6 p.m. General meeting at 7 p.m. For details, 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. For details, call 3850234. Avon Park Lakes Association has shuffleboard at 1 p.m. and bingo at 7 p.m. The clubhouse is at 2714 Nautilus Drive in Avon Park. AvonPark Veterans Honor Guard meets first Monday at the American Legion Post 69, AvonPark. For details, call 382-0315. Boy Scout Troop 482 meets 7 p.m., 34 Central Ave., Lake Placid. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. For details, call 385-8118. Corvette Cruisers meets at 6:30 p.m. first and third Monday at the Dairy Queen in front of The Home Depot, Sebring. For details, call Ed Robson at 655-2092. Florida Association Home and Community Education meets from 9-11 a.m. weekly on Mondays at The AgriCenter. The group of sewers and crafters make items for residents of adult congregate living facilities. Call Penny Bucher at 385-0949. Grand Prix Cloggers EZ Intermediate and Intermediate Clogging class are held at 9 a.m. every Monday at Reflections on Silver Lake, Avon Park. Call Julie for further information at 386-0434. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club meets from 7:30-9:30 p.m. the first and third Monday at Sebring Civic Center from December through April. There will be alternating mainstream and plus dancing with rounds. Casual dress or square dance attire is acceptable. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or e-mail him at 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 donation per child. Call 4520006 for more information. All proceeds raised support our free equine assisted riding program for adults and children with special needs, which resumes in September.Heartland Pops rehearses at 7 p.m. Mondays at Avon Park High School Band Room, 700 E. Main St., under the direction of Anthony Jones. Musicians of all ages are welcome. For information, call 314-8877. Highlands County Concert Band rehearses 7-9 p.m. every Monday at Sebring High School band room. All musicians are welcome. Vic Anderson, musical director. Call Bill Varner at 386-0855. Highlands County Sewing Group meets from 1-3 p.m. at the Highlands County AgriCivic Center in the 4-H laboratory, Sebring. For details, call 402-6540. Highlands Stamp Club meets the first Monday. Talk and swap at St. John's United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive. For details, call Bob Gleisner at 471-6526 or Budd Steinke at 382-9373. Lake Placid Art League will have classes in Drawing and Painting, conducted by Anne Watson, from from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. From 1-4 p.m., Mary Gebhart will teach Fabric Painting at the center. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Art League will have Open Studio'from 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, 699-2058. Lake Placid Democratic Club meets at 6 p.m. first Monday at Placid Lakes Town Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. Call Bill Sayles at 699-6773 for details. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Ladies crafts at 2 p.m. Sign up for darts is at 6:30 p.m.Music from 5-8 p.m. It is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Lake Placid Moose plays cards at 2 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Lodge closes at 6 p.m. Let It Begin With Me Alanon Group meets from 10:30 a.m. to noon every Monday at Heartland Christian Church, 2705 Alt. 27 South, Sebring. For details about Alanon, a self-help group for families and friends of alcoholics, call 385-5714. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Meetings held first and third Mondays at 8 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous Never Alone Candlelight meets at 8 p.m. at 133 N. Butler Ave. in Avon Park, near the First Congregational Church. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. National Association for Advancement of Colored People, Highlands County Branchmeets 7:30 p.m., 401 Tulane, Avon Park. Patriots Chapter, Daughter of the American Revolution meets at 1:30 p.m. on the first Monday of each month September through May at the Church of the Redeemer Parish Hall on U.S. 27 directly across from Wells Motor Company, three-tenths of a mile north of the South Florida Community College stoplight. Call 471-2096. Rotary Club of Highlands County meets at 6:15 p.m. at Beef O Brady's, Sebring. Sebring AARP meets 1:30 p.m., The Palms, Pine Street, Sebring. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Mondays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring 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 Jim's house. For details, call Jim Harrison at 381-9767 or Gabriel Read at 453-2859. Sebring Women of the Moose has chapter meeting at 7 p.m. Monday at the lodge, 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 382-8782. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 has a joint officers meeting on the first Monday of each month at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 6554007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 has the lounge open from 12-7 p.m. Smoke-free environment. For more details, call 4713557. Sebring Moose Club 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. The Women of the Moose meets at 7 p.m. the first Monday for chapter enrollment, refreshments and trivia pursuit. For details, call 6553920. Take Off Pounds Sensibly FL632, Sebring meets at 2 p.m. for weigh-in at the fellowship hall at the First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, Sebring. For details, call 6591019. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 euchre, 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444.TUESDAY Al-Anon Family Groups meet for discussion and Twelve Step study at noon, Union Congregational Church, 105 N. Forest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. American Legion Placid Post 25Lake Placid has shuffleboard and euchre, both at 1 p.m. Lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details, call 4657940. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Boy Scout Troop 156 meets from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Scout Lodge, 202 Robert Britt St., AvonPark. Boys ages 11-17 are eligible to join. For details, call 452-2385. Avon Park Library has storytime at 10 a.m. for ages 3-5 except during holidays. Avon Park Lions Club meets 6:45 p.m., dinner included, Lions Club, 1218 W. Bell St., Avon Park. Busy Bee Craft Club meets 9-11 a.m., Fairway Pines, Sun N Lakes Boulevard, Sebring. Everyone is welcome. For more details, call 382-8431. Celebrate Recovery meets every Tuesday night at "The Rock," Union Congregational Church, 28 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park. Abarbecue meal is served at 6 p.m. for a donation. At 6:45 p.m., members meet. At 7:30 p.m., the group breaks up into small groups for men and women. The program is designed for drug and alcohol addiction, divorce, death or illness grief, low or lost selfesteem or identity due to dysfunctional relationships, depression/anxiety, or any other need for healing. For details, contact Celebrate Recovery coordinator Pam Sim by calling 453-3345, ext. 106. Fleet Reserve Association Board of Directors Heartland Branch No. 173 meets 7 p.m., Branch Hall, 1402 Roseland Ave., Sebring. Regular meeting, first Tuesday after board of directors meeting. Call 4716109 for details. Fletcher Music Club meets every Thursday and Tuesday at Fletcher Music Center in Lakeshore Mall, Sebring. For more details, call 385-3288. Florida Native Plant Society meets at 7 p.m. the first Tuesday in Conference Room 3 at the Highlands County Agri-Civic Center, 4509 George Blvd., Sebring. For details, call Roy Stewart at (863) 632-0914. Heartland Harmonizers Barbershop Chorus meets from 7-9:30 p.m. in the Sebring High School Music Room, Sebring. All men who enjoy singing are invited. Reading music is not required. Call 471-2294 or 386-5098. Heartland Insulin Pump Support Group meets the first Tuesday of the month at 3 p.m. at the Highlands County Health Dept., 7205 S. George Blvd., Sebring. If you would like more information on insulin pumps or are a pump wearer and would like to share ideas and suggestions, please join us. For more information, contact Kathy McNeil at 4146444. Highlands County Adoption Support Group meets from 7-8:30 p.m. first Tuesday at Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center, 6525 U.S. 27 North, Sebring. For more details, call 3820352. Highlands County Lodge of the Order Sons and Daughters of Italy in America meets the first Tuesday of each month at Visions ADTin Sebring. The officers meet at 6 p.m. and the general meeting will follow at 7 p.m. For details, call Philomena Greco at 402-0048. Highlands County Quilt Guild meets on the first and third Tuesday of each month atthe Women's Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Drive, across from Veterans' Beach, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For information, call 471-0694 or e-mail 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 more information, call 3860752. Highlands Tea Party meets at 6 p.m. Tuesdays at Homer's Restaurant, 1000 Sebring Square. Call 386-1440. Hope Hospice grief support group meets at 11 a.m. at 319 W. Center Ave., Sebring; and 4:30 p.m. at Southern Lifestyle ALF, across U.S. 27 from Florida Hospital Lake Placid. Call 382-0312. G2G (Grandparent to Grandparent) a support group to help grandparents raising grandchildren, meets at 10 a.m. Tuesdays at One Hope United, 7195 S. George Blvd., Sebring. Call 214-9009. Lake Placid Art League has classes in Parchment Embossing from 8 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd., taught by Maria Lorant. For information, call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Art League Woodcarvers will have Focus on Airbrushing from 1-4 p.m. and Open Carving from 5-8 p.m. at the Art League, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. Call Norm Pelland, 465-5510, or Ken Lorant, 699-0172. Lake Placid Elks 2661 opens its lounge at 1 p.m. at the lodge. Happy hour is from 2-5 p.m. Card games at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Grief Support (Hope Hospice) meets at 4:30 p.m. every Tuesday at Southern Lifestyle, 1297 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, with Charlie Stroup. Refreshments served. Door prize given. Call 465-0568. Lake Placid Jaycees meets 7:30 p.m., first and third Tuesdays, Jaxson's. Board meetings at 6:30 p.m. on second Tuesday. For details, call Joe Collins, 655-5545. Lake Placid Toastmasters meet the first and third Tuesday at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 101 S. Oak Ave. in Lake Placid. The web address is www.toastmasters.org. For information call Cathy Schreima at 382-3574 or Linda Udall at 386-6495. Lorida Community Club meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lorida Community Center to plan events. Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets 7 p.m. second Tuesday at Highlands Regional Medical Center, Sebring, in the first floor doctor's conference room. For more details, call 465-3138. Nar-Anon Support Group for family members or friends of someone with a drug problem or addiction. Nar-Anon helps attain serenity and a more normal life for those affected by the addictions of loved ones, regardless of whether or not he/she has stopped using. 6 p.m. every Tuesday at First Baptist Chuc h of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring. Overeaters Anonymous meets from 9-10 a.m. every Tuesday at Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Churc h, 1410 W.Avon Blvd. No dues, fees or weigh-ins. Visit www.FloridaRidgeIntergroup.c om. For details, call 382-7731. Visit www.oa.org for more information on OA. Placid Lakes Bridge Club meets 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.every Tuesday and has blood pressure screening from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. first and third Tuesday at Placid Lakes Tow n Hall, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. For details, call 465-4888. Rotary Club of Sebring (Noon) meets at noon at the Sebring Civic Center, near th e library in downtown Sebring. For information, call 385-3829 or 471-9900. Scleroderma Support Group Meeting is the first Tuesday of each month from 1-2 pm. at the Sebring Library 319 W. Center Ave., Sebring. Call 402-6716. Sebring Bridge Club will have Duplicate Bridge games every Tuesday evening. If interested in playing Duplicate Bridge, call 385-8118. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 plays darts, beginning with sign in at 6 p.m. Games start at 6:30 p.m. No experience necessary. Cost is $2. Smoke free environment. For more details, call 471-3557. Sebring Lions Club meets at noon at Dot's Restaurant, 950 Sebring Square. For info rmation call 382-2333. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves soft shell tacos 57 p.m. and beef franks and Italian sausages from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. Euchre is played at 6:30 p.m. For details, call 655 3920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave., Sebring. For details, call 385-2966 or leave a name, number and message. SertomaClub meets at 7 a.m. at Dee's Restaurant, Sebring. For details, call Scot t Albritton at 402-1819. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter FL99 meets from 6-7 p.m. at the Atonement Lutheran Church, 1744 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Cal l 655-1743. Take Off Pounds Sensibly Chapter FL618 has weigh in from 4-430 p.m. at Community Bible Church, 1400 CR-17A N., AvonPark. Meeting is at 4:45 p.m. For details, call 4521093. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880, plays darts 6:30 p.m., 1224 County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. The ladies auxiliary board meeting is at 10 a.m. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 has sandwiches a t 5 p.m. and Franke from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902. Zonta Club of Highlands County meets second Tuesday. 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Special to the News-SunAVON PARK –Stunning paintings of portraits, landscapes, and still life justly describe the collection of artwork by Shirley Callis Stone featured in the South Florida Community College Theatre for the Performing Arts, in the upper level gallery, Highlands Campus. The artwork will be on display for the public now through Jan. 15. The upper level gallery is designated as a community artist gallery and showcases exceptional artists from our surrounding area. Growing up on a farm in Michigan, Stone had few opportunities to become exposed to art, but she loved to draw. An older brother recognized her ability, gave her a book on drawing, and from that time on she knew she wanted to become an artist. Agraduate of Western Michigan University, Stone majored in Art and began her journey working as an artist and part time teacher for the Continuing Education Department of Kent State University, as well as other art organizations in Ohio and Pennsylvania. Over the years, Stone has been involved in an array of artist endeavors. She has developed and illustrated children’s stories, and designed and studied under renowned painters. She is involved with art in Highlands County, is a member of the Highlands Art League in Sebring, and has work featured in Studio B and the Yellow House Gallery and Studios. Stone has traveled and painted in Italy, and areas around the United States, capturing the beauty and colors of her subjects, which include not only portraits, but landscape and still life. According to Cathy Futral, SFCC professor, art, “I have always admired the traditional oil approach and the draftsmanship of Shirley Stone’s work. She is a superb artist, who captures the colors, lights and shadows so beautifully, especially in her portrait work.” When asked what she liked to focus on during painting, Stone replied, “I really love to paint anything, but I tend to lean towards painting people and still life images. Drawing and painting is a distinct pleasure for me and I hope what I draw or paint pleases others.” Her gallery exhibition showcases some of her oil on canvas paintings. The upper level gallery is open to the public before and after any theatre performance or by appointment with the art department by calling 784-7195. Beginning Oct. 5, the Museum of Florida Art and Culture will be open Wednesday through Friday, 12:30-4:30 p.m. for additional public viewings of the gallery. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 4 WALKER, DIANA; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 10/2/11; 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 7 Central Security 3x5 color 00012461 Special to the News-SunSEBRING – The Heartland Cultural Alliance is proud to present the first exhibit of its kind in Highlands County, ‘La Femme’artistic studies of the human figure by Phyllis Jones Behrens. This special show is comprised of 12 large original acrylic paintings on canvas and paper in Behrens’ unique style. At the artist’s reception there will also be an original sheet cake with a threedimensional female form on top created by Homemade Creations to celebrate the show’s opening. The exhibit opens from 4:30-6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 7 at the HCAGalleria in the Sebring Regional Airport. Wine, snacks, cake and classical guitar music by Kenny Summers will also help entertain guests. This free event is open to the public. Behrens has been creating award winning art since she was in elementary school. Her early work earned her a scholarship to the John Heron Art Institute in Indianapolis. Working with acrylics and watercolors, Behrens specializes in portraiture, especially faces, groups, geishas, and the human figure. She enjoys experimenting with various styles and techniques, and her color selections are often vibrant and bold. In addition to painting, Behrens also creates a beautiful line of unique jewelry. For more information contact Fred Leavitt, Heartland Cultural Alliance, at 402-8238 or by email at info@heartlandculturalalliance.org. Behrens work on display at HCA Galleria ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Courtesy photo A rtistic studies of the human figure by Phyllis Jones Behrens will be on display at the Heartland Cultural A lliance Galleria in the Sebring Regional Airport in October. SFCC Upper Level Gallery showcases new artist Shirley Callis Stone Courtesy photo Shirley Callis Stones oil on canvas painting titled Midnight in the Garden. GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCEƒ Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN€385-6155


By FRAZIER MOORE APTelevision WriterNEWYORK— On the broadcast they call it “AFew Minutes With Andy Rooney.” They might better have called it “AFew Choice Words From Andy Rooney.” Rooney, despite his decades as a “60 Minutes” fixture, is a writer, not a talking head. Words, not vamping for the camera, have been his stock-in-trade since his first “60 Minutes” essay in 1978, just as words were for more than 30 years before that. But on tonight’s edition of “60 Minutes,” Rooney will have a few last words. The broadcast will mark his final commentary in his longtime role as weekly pundit. CBS says it will be his 1097th for the program. Tick, tick, tick, tick .... News that he is stepping down was released abruptly earlier this week. Even so, it wasn’t much of a surprise. Rooney is 92 and surely recognizes this truth: Words may last forever, but not the person who crafts them. Rooney has been a champion of words on TVever since he joined CBS in 1949 as a writer for the redhot “Arthur Godfrey’s Talent Scouts.” Within a few years he was also writing for CBS News public-affairs shows such as “The Twentieth Century” and “Calendar.” AWorld War II veteran who reported for the military newspaper Stars and Stripes, he came from an ink-ondead-trees brand of journalism that he never renounced. (During his CBS career, he had a syndicated newspaper column and published 16 books.) So it was logical that he would join “60 Minutes” with its inception in 1968. After all, the legendary creator of “60 Minutes,” Don Hewitt, is well remembered for insisting that, even on the visual medium of TV, the words should come first and the pictures follow. Adecade later, Rooney was 59. At an age when many people might be pondering retirement, he took his seat before the camera to deliver his first “60 Minutes” essay. Beetle-browed and rumpled, he wasn’t telegenic by traditional standards. Nobody minded, or even noticed. Viewers listened to his words and he caught on. Exactly why he won and kept a following can be debated long after he’s gone. Right now, the nature of his appeal must surely be occupying CBS News honchos as they ponder how, or whether, to replace him. (CBS has made no announcement on that score.) But one reason for his appeal is clear: He tapped into experiences common to his audience. In his opinion pieces, he drew from a wellspring of everyday annoyances and absurdities, noting how the life we share often doesn’t add up. This provoked him, and his essays gave us license to be irked, too, as we tapped into our own inner fuddy-duddy. One Sunday, for example, Rooney focused on motionpicture credits. There are too many of them. They take too long. Who cares, anyway? Things were better when he was a kid, without all those names wasting everybody’s time. Another week, he tried to explain the flat tax by showing flat things — a pancake, a punctured tire. Then he threw up his hands: Aflat tax isn’t worth figuring out after all, it’s just an empty campaign promise. He raised to conscious level things on which we all could agree: How banks insist on having lofty-sounding names. He validated things in his own wry style that everybody knows and says: How air travel stinks. He took notably bold stands on certain major issues: He was one of television’s few voices to strongly oppose the war in Iraq when it began. There were easy targets, too: “There are a lot of knownothing boobs who don’t appreciate the modern art being put up in public places in all our cities,” he declared peevishly one week. “I know this is true, because I’m one of those know-nothing boobs.” Then, occasionally, he strayed into areas beyond his understanding. For example, he dismissed Kurt Cobain’s 1994 suicide as, in effect, a selfish act. What did Cobain know about suffering? The 27-year-old rock star hadn’t suffered through a war or the Depression! (The next week, he apologized on the air.) He could play rough. “One of my major shortcomings — I’m vindictive,” he pleasantly acknowledged in a 1998 interview with The Associated Press. “I don’t know why that is. Even in petty things in my life I tend to strike back. It’s a lot more pleasurable a sensation than feeling threatened.” “There’s no question I have a negative streak,” he summed up, “which has served me well.” Indeed. But if Rooney sometimes championed a get-off-my-lawn brand of crankiness, there was usually a twinkle in his eye and a “we’re-in-this-together” tone to his writing. And for Rooney, it all came down to the writing, the words: simple, succinct, sometimes pungent, sometimes funny, and cut to the chase. Then, tick, tick, tick, tick ... He will do it one more time as a weekly commentator tonight, completing a remarkable run. And in those few minutes, he will demonstrate one final piece of Rooney-worthy wisdom — that all the words in the world come down to just one: goodbye. Frazier Moore is a national television columnist for The Associated Press. He can be reached at fmoore(at)ap.org and at http://www.twitter.com/tvfrazier www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011Page 7B KENILWORTH LODGE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; bridal gala; 0 0 0 1 2 3 9 9 DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 10/2/11; 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 8 G&N developers 2x3 00012463 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID –The Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative announces that Anita C. Irons has been sekected as the Artist of the Month for October 2011. Irons said, “I have always loved to draw and paint. I love to use pastels and most color mediums. “I got started many years ago when the city of Miami offered oil painting classes for senior citizens. I had a friend who was a very good artist and we were allowed to joinclasseseven though we were not seniors yet. My first portrait in oils won a blue ribbon and $15 from the city.” Irons moved to Lake Placid and was priveledged to be a charter member o f the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative, which was started in 1992. She said, “It has been such an honor to be a member and teacher for so many years. Here’s to many more years of art at the Co-op!” Visit the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-op at 132 E. Interlake Blvd. to see Irons’ work or to sign up fo r drawingclasses or oil painting classeswith her. For additional information call 699-5940 or visit the website at www.caladiumarts.org. Irons is October Artist of the Month for Caladium Co-op A final few minutes with Andy Rooney MCT Andy Rooney started with CBS in 1949 and has been on 60 Minutes since its debut in 1968. His final commentary „his 1,097th „ will be tonight. After 1,097 commentaries, 60 Minutes icon retires tonight Theres no question I have a negative streak, which has served me well.ANDYROONEY By MESFIN FEKADU Associated PressNEWYORK — At 85, Tony Bennett released an album that debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard albums chart this week. Sting, who turns 60 on Sunday, is hoping he will still be going strong at 85, too. “Hopefully the next 25 years will be the same if I have it,” the Rock and Roll Hall of Famer said of his own success. “I couldn’t live without music. I’d rather play music or die.” Sting is celebrating 25 years as solo artist; in the late 1970s he debuted as the leader of The Police, scoring massive hits with songs like “Every Breath You Take” and “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic.” As a solo singer, he went on to sell multiple multiplatinum albums — and overall, he is the owner of 16 Grammy Awards. This week he released “Sting: 25 Years,” his 3disc greatest hits set. On Oct. 18, he will release “Sting: The Best of 25 Years,” which features 12 remastered tracks from his solo career. Sting says he has no plans to release a new album, though he says he is a writing a musical-play “based on my hometown in the north of England.” Sting: I want 25 more years of music Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876


Page 8BNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For information contact (239) 6710390. 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 Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A(truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, 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. Children's Church; 6 p.m. Evening Service. Nursery provided for Sunday morning service. Regular Wednesday schedule: 6 p.m. Prayer Meeting; 6 p.m. children's 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 Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Children's Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing God's Heart and Sharing God's Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm Street. (2 blocks south of Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Email: www.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every Tuesday for prayer breakfast and women's prayer breakfast is at 8 a.m. every Wednesday, both at the Family Restaurant. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship serv-ices are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the "Place to discover God's love." For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 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 Mother's Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Becky Gotsch, director. Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Children's Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) "Where the old fashion gospel is preached." Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 7 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC), 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL33870 (Ahalf mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the "Son" always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC), 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30a.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. The Rev. Ronald Smith, assistant pastor, 386-1610. 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 Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available 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. JosŽ Gonz‡lez, 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 Lord's Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; "Building God's Kingdom for Everyone." "Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life!" "Alive and Worth the Drive!" Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a men's grief support group, meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is “Jesus is First at First Christian Church.” Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Jon Carter, Music Director. Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Children's Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures'by Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. We would like to extend an invitation for you and your family to visit with us here at Sebring Parkway. Our hours of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday 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 By P. SOLOMON BANDA Associated PressHOLLY, Colo. — Eric Jensen surveys his dusty cantaloupe field and seems equally stunned and puzzled at the fate that has befallen his crop: row upon row of melons rotting on the vine. Jensen is the co-owner of the Colorado farm where health officials say a national listeria outbreak originated, making his withering fields the epicenter of a food scare that has sickened dozens of people from Wyoming to Maryland and caused 16 deaths. Jensen has no idea how his cantaloupes became infected, and neither do the Food and Drug Administration investigators who have intermittently been in this town of 800 people near the Kansas border since the outbreak started earlier this month. Regardless of how it happened, the situation has left the town and farm reeling and in fear. Jensen had to quit growing and shipping cantaloupes after the outbreak was discovered — a staggering blow to a region where cantaloupe has always been a proud local tradition. Until the listeria infections started showing up, Holly’s field workers would bring melons into town to share, just as they have for generations. And it wasn’t uncommon for Holly residents to stop by Jensen Farms to buy freshly picked cantaloupe. Now, not even the local grocery store has any of the fruit. No one in Holly has been sickened, but people are frightened by the prospect of contracting listeria. The bacteria can have an incubation period of a month or more, and it principally affects the elderly and those with compromised immune systems. “I ate that cantaloupe, and I gave some of it to my 97-year-old mother,”’said Wanda Watson, co-owner of the Tasty House Cafe. “I’m watching her real close. It’s scary because it could be up to two months before you get sick.” Sherri McGarry, a senior adviser in the FDA’s Office of Foods, said the agency is looking at the farm’s water supply and the possibility that animals wandered into Jensen Farms’fields, among other things, in trying to figure out how the cantaloupes became contaminated. Listeria bacteria grow in moist, muddy conditions and are often carried by animals. The water supply for farms in the Holly area comes from wells and irrigation ditches that tap the nearby Arkansas River. There’s no shortage of thoughts around town about the potential causes. “Well water? I doubt it. Ditch water? Well, there’s some probability, but it’s low,” said Jim Cline, a retired construction worker. “Animal intrusion? Well, OK, what kind of animal? Deer? Coons? Coyotes? What kind of animal wants to get into a melon field?” At Jensen Farms, workers have stopped picking cantaloupes because of a recall of its product. There’s no need to irrigate the crop anymore, and the melons are drying up in the rock-hard fields. As Eric Jensen surveyed his lost crop, workers ripped up plastic that’s laid down in rows to help the cantaloupe grow. He could not discuss the outbreak, citing a likely raft of pending litigation. “There are a lot of things I’d like to say right now, but now is not the time,” Jensen said. It’s the latest blow to Holly, a town that has seen its share of hard times. In late 2006, Holly was pummeled by a blizzard that cut off the town from the outside world so badly that helicopters had to drop feed to stranded cattle. Just as people were digging out of the blizzard, a tornado blasted through Holly, killing three people and destroying and damaging dozens of homes. The Sept. 10 recall of Jensen Farms’cantaloupes came toward the end of a harvesting season made difficult by a severe drought that has rendered swaths of southeast Colorado, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma federal disaster areas. Residents talk about conditions so dry that some corn stalks have no ears of corn on them. Yields in whea t fields — usually between 40 to 50 bushels an acre — have dropped to about 20. “We just haven’t had any luck around here,” said Watson. Holly is about a 90-minute drive from the town of Rocky Ford, home to Colorado’s revered cantaloupe growing region. Cantaloupes from the Arkansas River Valley are prized for their sweetness and are such a big deal that farms like Jensen’s — 70 miles away — carry the brand name “Rocky Ford Cantaloupe.” The listeria scare has some residents wondering about the future fo r their Rocky Ford brand of cantaloupe — and cantaloupe farming in Colorado for that matter. They’re hopeful this outbreak eventually will fade from the public’s memory, like others involving spinach or ground meat contaminated by E. coli bacteria or salmonella. “You think beef recalls, you think spinach in California,” said Michael Daskam, who works in the local soil conservation office. “But heck, I was eating spinach and beef right after.” Listeria leaves Colorado town stunned and scared HEALTH I ate that cantaloupe, and I gave some of it to my 97-year-old mother. Im watching her real close. Its scary because it could be up to two months before you get sick.WANDAWATSON co-owner of Tasty House Cafe in Holly, Colo.


www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 2, 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 Howe's 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) 8350869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer "Kid City" Children's Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, "prime-timers," and Bible studies in Spanish. "Kid City" Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev. Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month; Ladies Group WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Like to sing? Come join the choir. Visitors always welcome. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. 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 include weekly adult Bible studies. Faith's Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American Association of Lutheran Churches, 4348 Schumacher Road, Sebring, one mile west of Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 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) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will resume in the fall. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m. Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday. Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Men's 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: Children ages 4 years through fifth grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. Asmall friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and children's church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 3140482, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown ing@hotmail.com. Web site is www. ctmforme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Children's & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kid's World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. The Lord's 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 at 6 p.m. with Pastor Tiger Gullett in the Millennium Church. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org All teachings are taken from the Manufacturer's Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Children's Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of God's Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and children's church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway church@hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Informal service, 8 a.m.; traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; evening service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Children's/Youth Group, 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: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Women's Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, 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 Children's Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacon's meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling; and Associate Pastor Kameron DeVasher. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Women's Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, vis it the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R. James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m. for women who love God and crocheting. Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pastor. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Sunday schedule: Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowshi p, 5 p.m. Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m. (October-May only). We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that want to know Christ and make Him known. Call the church office at 465-2422 or check out our church Web site at www.memorialumc.com St. John United 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 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, FL 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 27 and Hammock Road). Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion with worship first Sunday of month; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. all other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For more information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@earth link.net or check theWeb site sebringemmanuelucc.com. No matter who you are or where you are on life's journey, you're welcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP HARDCOVER FICTION 1. "Heat Rises" by Richard Castle (Hyperion) 2. "Lethal" by Sandra Brown (Grand Central Publishing) 3. "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern (Doubleday) 4. "Son of Stone" by Stuart Woods (Putnam Adult) 5. "Reamde: ANovel" by Neal Stephenson (William Morrow) 6. "Kill Me If You Can" by James Patterson and Marshall Karp (Little, Brown) 7. "New York to Dallas" by J.D. Robb (Putnam Adult) 8. "The Art of Fielding" by Chad Harbach (Little, Brown) 9. "The Race" by Clive Cussler and Justin Scott (Putnam Adult) 10. "ADance With Dragons" by George R.R. Martin (Bantam) 11. "Robert B. Parker's Killing the Blues" by Michael Brandman (Putnam Adult) 12. "Goddess of Vengeance" by Jackie Collins (St. Martin's) 13. "Abuse of Power" by Michael Savage (St. Martin's) 14. "The Paris Wife" by Paula McLain (Ballantine) 15. "The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest" by Stieg Larrson (Knopf) HARDCOVER NONFICTION 1. "Jacqueline Kennedy" foreword by Caroline Kennedy (Hyperion) 2. "EntreLeadership: 20 Years of Practical Business Wisdom from the Trenches" by Dave Ramsey (Howard Books) 3. "Confidence Men: Wall Street, Washington, and the Education of a President" by Ron Suskind (Harper) 4. "Unbroken: AWorld War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand (Random House) 5. "Every Day a Friday" by Joel Osteen (FaithWords) 6. "The Quest: Energy, Security, and the Remaking of the Modern Woman" by Daniel Yergin (Penguin Press) 7. "In My Time: APersonal and Political Memoir" by Dick Cheney and Liz Cheney (Threshold Editions) 8. "The Lean Startup" by Eric Ries (Crown) 9. "That Used to Be Us" by Thomas L. Friedman and Michael Mandelbaum (Farrar, Straus & Giroux) 10. 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Associated PressNEWORLEANS — Nearly 400 animal and plant species in the southeastern U.S., from the Florida sandhill crane to the Texas trillium, are part of a national push by the Obama administration to settle whether hundreds of varieties are endangered or not. As part of a settlement with environmental groups, the administration has agreed to consider whether more than 700 freshwater species nationally deserve protection under the Endangered Species Act. But it won’t happen fast. Nationwide, another 251 species are already in line in the bureaucratic process of determining whether a life form is endangered. The 374 new entries have to go through a step before that first, to decide if they’ll be considered for the process. For the next five years, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will focus on whether the 251 species it’s currently studying, including the Louisiana pine snake and fluted kidneyshell, are endangered or threatened, said Tom MacKenzie, spokesman for the agency’s Southeast Region. Afew score might get bumped up faster — the groups that took the agency to court reserved the right to do so again to push for faster consideration of as many as 10 species a year out of the 374 Southeastern plants and animals, said Noah Greenwald of the Center for Biological Diversity, one of those groups. Comments may come from scientists, Indian tribes, and anyone else who might know something about a species on the list, which includes plants and animals in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia. Eleven of the 74 Florida animals now up for consideration around 2015 or so are already on that state’s lists for animals considered threatened or of “special concern,” but its Fish and Wildlife Commission is recommending that two of them be removed, said listed species coordinator Brad Gruver. The striped mud turtle and Eastern ribbon snake found in the lower Keys had been considered separate species from those found elsewhere, but review committees found them the same, he said. The reviewers recommended listing eight “species of special concern” as threatened when the lists are merged, and keeping the Florida sandhill crane listed as threatened, he said. “The changes don’t take place until we’ve developed a management plan for each and every one of those. We’re probably three years from getting all those management plans done,” he said. All four mammals on the new list — marsh rice rats found on Sanibel Island and Pine Island, Sherman’s shorttailed shrew and the insular cotton rat — are found only in Florida, according to the Center for Biological Diversity. The Sanibel Island marsh rat is among those currently considered “species of special concern” in Florida and recommended for listing as threatened, Gruver said. “We don’t have the Pine Island rice rat listed. We consider Sanibel Island rice rat a unique species of rice rat. We don’t recognize Pine Island. And neither may they, once they go through it,” he said. They’re among 63 species found only in Florida and 171 found only in a single state, according to an Associated Press analysis of a spreadsheet provided by the Center for Biological Diversity. Florida was named as home to a total of 115 species, behind only Alabama, with 119 total and 25 apparently unique to that state. The spreadsheet showed 109 in Georgia, 13 of them unique. “Florida tends to have unique species,” said Greenwald. And, he said, “as far as freshwater diversity, Alabama is pretty much the richest state in the country.” Gruver said he hadn’t looked for unique species, but the number didn’t surprise him. As sea levels fell over the ages, he said, Florida itself evolved from a chain of islands or very narrow peninsula into the current wide peninsula. Each island might have its own animals. “There’s scrub up and down the middle of the peninsula. Those areas used to be the tops of islands when there was a lot of water around them,” he said. Page 10BNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011www.newssun.com LIL WIZARDS ACADEMY; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 10/2,9,16,23,30; 0 0 0 1 2 3 9 4 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 10/2,9,16,23,30; 0 0 0 1 2 4 0 3 Nearly 400 Southeast species could get protections Golf is not my game. I’m not good at it and I always have plenty of other things that I consider higher on my priority list than trying to hit a little ball with a club. On the other hand, my husband enjoys the game and has, in the past, asked me to accompany him to the course. But unless there is a windmill or a dinosaur with a mouth that opens and closes in anticipation of my putt putt shot, I generally decline his offer. However, my husband, who knows me very well, will tempt me by saying, “you might get to see some fox squirrels.” And then I’m hooked; the opportunity to see these playful, furry creatures is just too good to pass up. Fox squirrels are often seen on golf courses because they like the wide open spaces. But they do need some trees, so they prefer the greens that have oaks and pines on them. These squirrels are unique because they are the largest squirrel in the western hemisphere. They are about twice the size of a gray squirrel and are highly variable in color.They generally measure from 17-28 inches in body length and their tails can be a long as 13 inches. A normal weight for the critter is from about 1-2 pounds.Their coats can be anywhere from all black to a white-tan color. Fox squirrels (Sciurus niger) are named for their fox-like tail. Sometimes they are referred to as stumpeared squirrel, raccoon squirrel or monkey-faced squirrel. These seemingly happy, playful creatures are often seen chasing each other up and down trees and across clearings. They are big talkers and their vocabulary includes clucking, chucking, whining and screaming. While playing, they often make quite a bit of noise with their clucking and chucking sounds. They will warn other nearby squirrels about danger with a distress scream. And when mating, they produce highpitched whines. Although they are good climbers, these squirrels spend more time on the ground than the average squirrel.They are active in the daytime and are not territorial, although they do travel quite a bit.Depending on the season, they construct different types of homes. In the summer they build a platform of sticks high in the branches of a tree. These homes are termed “dreys.” In the winter, the will utilize a hole in a hollowed out tree trunk. Fox squirrels are as hospitable as they are cute, and it is not uncommon to find that they share their home with someone else, especially when breeding. They have two breeding seasons, one in summer and one in winter. When the babies are born, they are completely blind, bald and helpless. They become independent at about three months and mature at one year.Most of the young never reach adulthood in the wild and die before reaching maturity. If they do survive, the average life span is about 12 years for females and 8 years for males. They depend on seeds from trees for their food, mainly longleaf pine and turkey oak. However, they will munch on whatever is available. They will consume fungi, buds, fruits, grain, insects, bird’s eggs, lizards and even small snakes. From May to October, they will cut green longleaf pine cones and strip off the bracts to get at the seeds. As with most squirrels, they are hoarders and they bury their treasures in different locations. The fox squirrel is equipped with sharp claws, flexible forearms, good abdominal muscles, excellent vision and excellent sense of smell and hearing. They use scent to communicate with other of their species and they are equipped with vibrissae, which are thick hairs that are used as touch receptors to sense the surrounding environment.These devices are located above and below their eyes, on their chin and nose and on each forearm. They are agile jumpers and can easily span 15 feet in horizontal leaps. They have been seen free-falling a distance of 20 feet or more to a soft landing on a limb or tree trunk. The Sherman’s Fox Squirrel (Sciurus niger shermanii), which is the species we see locally, lives in a narrow range from the mid panhandle north of Tampa south to Lake Okeechobee.This animal is currently considered threatened. Unlike the common gray squirrel, the fox squirrel is a bit more picky about its environment. These creatures depend on seeds from the rare longleaf pine and turkey oak trees. These trees are becoming more and more scarce as the forests that they live in are being destroyed. Additionally, the fox squirrel depends on other animals, such as the Ivory Billed Woodpecker, which is very close to extinction, for their homes. As with all nature, when one species is affected, many others are also challenged by the change in the natural cycle. It is important to look at the big picture and realize that we can’t protect a species if we don’t protect its home. Fox squirrels are mobile animals and need a lot of space; they depend on longleaf pine and turkey oaks. If the forest goes down, the fox squirrel will follow. In the near future, I hope to be able to tag along with my husband to the golf course and bring my son so that he can enjoy the delightful sight of this playful, furry creature. I hope he will be able to share the same sight with his children some day. Corine Burgess, Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department (www.highlandsswcd.org). The gregarious and playful fox squirrel News From The Watershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo Fox squirrels are often seen on golf courses because they enjoy wide open spaces.These creatures are the largest squirrels in the western hemisphere. OUTDOORS Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun CROSSWORDSOLUTION


Breakfasts and lunches being served in the Highlands County School District for the upcoming week of Oct. 3-7 include: HIGH SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast „ French toast sticks, sausage patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, fruit cocktail cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, tacos, taco toppers, salsa, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked french fries, corn cobbettes, mixed vegetables, Colby Jack cheese stick, glazed berries and cherries, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast „ Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Homestyle turkey roast, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, turkey Cobb salad plate, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast „ Chicken breakfast pizza, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Pressed Cuban sandwich, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, tacos, taco toppers, salsa, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked buffalo chips, tossed salad, carrots and dip, Smart cookies, fruit cocktail cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast „ Breakfast frittata, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, diced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Taco salad, salsa, yellow rice, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, grilled chicken salad plate, refried beans, cheddar cheese stick, strawberry applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast „ Sausage biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Asian chicken nuggets, dinner roll, chicken patty on bun, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked french fries, corn, carrots and dip, string cheese, chocolate chip cookie, diced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. ACADEMY SCHOOLS Monday Lunch „ Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, corn cobbettes, mixed vegetables, glazed berries and cherries, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Lunch „ Homestyle turkey roast, dinner roll, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, green beans, dried blueberries, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Lunch „ Pressed Cuban sandwich, baked buffalo chips, carrots and dip, Smart cookies, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Lunch „ Taco salad, salsa, yellow rice, refried beans, strawberry applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Lunch „ Asian chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Sun Chips, carrots and dip, chocolate chip cookie, diced peaches, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. MIDDLE SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast „ French toast sticks, sausage patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, fruit cocktail cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Sausage biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, chicken patty on bun, tacos, taco toppers, salsa, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich meal, chef salad meal, corn cobbettes, mixed vegetables, Colby Jack cheese stick, glazed berries and cherries, diced pears, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast „ Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Homestyle turkey roast, dinner roll, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, turkey Cobb salad plate, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, green beans, carrots and dip, dried blueberries, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast „ Breakfast pizza, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, orange juice slushy, fruit juice slushy, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Breakfast pizza, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Pressed Cuban sandwich, hot and spicy chicken sandwich, tacos, taco toppers, salsa, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, baked buffalo chips, tossed salad, carrots and dip, Smart cookies, fruit cocktail cup, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast „ Breakfast frittata, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, diced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Chicken biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Taco salad, salsa, yellow rice, burger, cheeseburger, chicken patty on bun, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, grilled chicken salad plate, refried beans, cheddar cheese stick, strawberry applesauce, cut fresh fruit, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast „ Sausage biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted juice, assorted fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast on the Patio: Sausage biscuit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Lunch „ Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, chicken tenders, dinner roll, ham sub meal, turkey sub meal, dill stack, PBJ sandwich meal, chef salad meal, corn, carrots and dip, string cheese, chocolate chip cookie, diced peaches, assorted fresh fruit, assorted juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS Monday Breakfast „ French toast sticks, sausage patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Maple waffle stick, string cheese, orange juice, chocolate milk. Lunch „ Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, turkey chef salad, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green peas, strawberry applesauce, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Breakfast „ Chicken biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, applesauce, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Chicken biscuit, strawberry cup, chocolate milk, very berry bread, apple juice. Lunch „ Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, ham chef salad, green beans, Smart cookies, cut fresh fruit, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Breakfast „ Breakfast pizza, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, apricot cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Very berry bread, apple juice, chocolate milk, chicken biscuit, strawberry cup. Lunch „ Homestyle turkey roast, dinner roll, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, broccoli, fruited Jell-O, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Breakfast „ Breakfast frittata, hash brown patty, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, cheese filled breadstick, peach cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Breakfast burrito, orange juice, chocolate milk, Cinnamon oatmeal, Ultimate Breakfast Round, fresh apple slices. 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, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Breakfast „ Sausage biscuit, Cheerios, Trix cereal, Frosted Flakes, Cinnamon Toast Crunch, string cheese, strawberry cup, assorted fresh fruit, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Breakfast in the Classroom: Cinnamon oatmeal, Ultimate Breakfast Round, fresh apple slices, chocolate milk, breakfast burrito, orange juice. Lunch „ Mama Sofias pepperoni pizza, Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, turkey chef salad, carrots and dip, chocolate chip cookie, diced peaches, very berry juice bar, apple juice, orange juice, fruit blend juice, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. KINDERGARTEN LEARNING CENTER Monday Lunch „ Chicken nuggets, dinner roll, Uncrustable Peanut Butter and Jelly sandwich, mashed potatoes, chicken gravy, green peas, strawberry applesauce, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Tuesday Lunch „ Spaghetti, meat sauce, garlic breadstick, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, green beans, Smart cookies, cut fresh fruit, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Wednesday Lunch „ Homestyle roast, dinner roll, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, broccoli, carrots and dip, fruited Jell-O, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Thursday Lunch „ Tacos, taco toppers, salsa, corn, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, fruit cocktail cup, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. Friday Lunch „ Mama Sofias cheese pizza, Uncrustable PBJ sandwich, carrots and dip, chocolate chip cookie, diced peaches, chocolate milk, white milk, strawberry milk. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011Page 11B Church Page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 4 0 6 9 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; 10/2,9,16,23,30; 0 0 0 1 2 3 9 6 Special to the News-SunU.S. high school students and their teachers are invited to participate in the Bill of Rights Institute’s sixth annual Being an American Essay Contest. The largest contest of its kind in the country, the Being an American Essay Contest explores the Founding principles outlined in the Constitution. The contest is administered by the Bill of Rights Institute, a non-profit educational organization in the Washington, D.C. area devoted to educating young people about the Constitution and Founding principles. The 2011-2012 contest is sponsored by the History Channel. “This contest is unique in that it gives students the opportunity to think about the important Founding principles communicated in our Constitution,” said Dr. Jason Ross, Bill of Rights Institute Vice President of Education Programs. “This context is vital to helping students see their Founding principles as a meaningful part of the American experiment of self-government.” Specifically, students are asked to share their thoughts on the Constitution by answering the following question: “How does the Constitution establish and maintain a culture of liberty?” The top three student winners from each of the five geographical regions will be awarded cash prizes of $1,000 (first place), $500 (second), and $250 (third). Teacher sponsors for each student winner will also receive a cash prize of $100. “The contest not only honors and awards sponsoring teachers, but also equips them with free lesson plans and other supplemental materials that meet state and national academic standards so they can easily incorporate the essay contest into their classrooms. The Contest is really a tribute to the excellent work teachers do in the important task of civic education,” said Ross. More than 80,000 students have participated in the essay contest since it began in 2006. “We are pleased to support the Bill o f Rights Institute’s Being an American Essay Contest,” said Dr. Libby O'Connell, SVP, Corporate Outreach and Chief Historian, History Channel. “The contest encourages students to think critically and truly makes the past relevant in their lives today.” Further information, including submission criteria, lesson plans and background information on the Constitution, Bill of Rights, Founders and the Founding principles are available at www.BillofRightsInstitute.org/Contest/. Being An American Essay Contest focuses on Constitution CHALKTALK SCHOOLMENUS


Page 12BNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011www.newssun.com CITY OF AVON PARK; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black; octoberfest 2011; 0 0 0 1 2 1 5 2 By PHILIPELLIOTT Associated PressORLANDO — Listen to Republican voters and you’re likely to hear a reluctance to embrace Mitt Romney’s White House bid. At least at first. The same voters just as readily acknowledge that he might be the Republicans’ best chance to defeat President Barack Obama. And that may explain why the former Massachusetts governor isn’t sweating even as the buzz revolves around others. “I’ll probably wind up with Romney because, more than anything, what I want to do is to defeat Obama,” says Doyle Thomas, a 70year-old retired attorney from rural Cross City. Not that he’ll be happy about having to vote for the former Massachusetts governor. “You can’t tell me that Romney is a conservative and was able to be elected in Massachusetts,” Thomas adds, shaking his head. “If he were a conservative, there’s no way he could have won.” Interviews with more than two dozen Republicans who met here recently to hear the candidates speak at a conservative forum underscored the challenge Romney has faced since he entered the race as the GOPfront-runner this spring: People just aren’t excited about his candidacy. And six months later, they’re still not. That’s reflected in Herman Cain popping up as Florida activists’favored choice in a test vote last weekend. And the furious speculation surrounding New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s political aspirations. And the great expectations for Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s candidacy, which quickly gave way to a measure of disappointment after voters learned that parts of his record deviated from conservative orthodoxy. Still, many Republicans interviewed here also said they were willing to vote for Romney, whom they see as the strongest to go up against Obama, and set aside their concerns: doubts about his authenticity, holes in his conservative credentials, anger over the health care law he signed in Massachusetts that mandated coverage and skepticism of his Mormon faith. “Romney seems like a nice guy,” said Tom Trombly, a database administrator in his 40s who volunteered on Ross Perot’s 1992 presidential bid. “But he sounds like a practiced politician. Alot of the answers are so canned.” For now, Trombly’s backing Herman Cain but acknowledges he wants a candidate who can beat Obama. He’s open to supporting Romney. And that’s what Romney’s counting on. Four years after losing the 2008 nomination, Romney has adopted a slow-andsteady approach to his presidential bid, refusing to react to every campaign development in hopes of drawing headlines. Instead, he’s working to convince voters that his economic experience makes him best suited to unseat Obama. His biography aligns with what voters say they want: He spent the bulk of his career in private business; he’s friendly with establishment Republicans; he’s a former governor; he can raise money and he relishes attacking Obama. “I’m saying, ‘Look, I’m the guy at the time that’s needed. And if you guys agree, terrific. If you don’t, that’s your right, too,”’ Romney said this week. Not everyone, though, likes what they’re seeing. In Cedar Rapids, Iowa, a woman recently asked Rep. Michele Bachmann what conservatives can do so “we don’t have to settle for a Mitt Romney.” In what has become her campaign’s rallying cry, the Minnesota lawmaker told her: “Don’t settle this time.” That feisty message helped Bachmann quickly gain ground early in her presidential bid as she became the Romney alternative. For a few weeks. Then Perry entered the race and stole her momentum. The reluctance to embrace Romney fuels the drumbeat for Christie, as it did earlier this year for Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels and Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour. Both ultimately decided against runs. Even Donald Trump, the real estate mogul and reality TVshow celebrity, had his moment in the political spotlight. All of it represented a hunger for anyone but Romney. Consider this exchange in a hallway of the Orlando convention center as candidates delivered speeches inside the cavernous meeting space. “Romney can’t quite go the distance,” said Don Caquela, a 70-year-old retiree and Air Force veteran from Spring Hill, Fla. “He’s a little too moderate,” interrupts his wife, JuDee, a retired defense department employee. “We’re conservatives, and Romney is not.” What in Romney’s record leaves her queasy? “I can’t warm up to Romney,” she said. “I can’t put my finger on it. But there’s something,” The couple’s ideal candidate: Christie. The New Jersey governo r, who’s in his freshman term, insists he’s not running. He has done nothing to lay the groundwork for a presidential bid. And deadlines to g et on ballots are fast approaching. Yet, an appearance at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, Calif., raised hopes among some GOPactivists and donors that he’d change his mind. Romney shrugs off the frenzy as the latest example of a GOPflavor of the month and presses ahead with his steady strategy. “I could get a quick bump in the polls by saying some outrageous and incendiary things,” he told MSNBC this week. “You just express what you believe, talk about the issues you care about. Hopefully, people will come to you in the final analysis.” GOP activists walking „ not running „ to Romney MCT Mitt Romney is slowly winning over Republican voters, but more because they dont like the other candidates than because of any affection for the former Massachusetts governor. ELECTION2012 Ill probably wind up with Romney because, more than anything, what I want to do is to defeat Obama.DOYLETHOMAS Florida Republican voter


DearAbby: My mother passed away recently. My sister, who lives in another state, flew in with her 4year-old daughter, “Nikki,” to attend Mom’s wake. When the wake ended, Nikki began to place stickers on Mom’s hands and one on her face. The stickers had been given to her by another guest before the service started. When my 18-yearold daughter saw what her cousin had done, she removed them, and Nikki threw a tantrum and refused to leave the casket. My sister spoke quietly to her, trying to get the child to leave, then allowed her to put at least two more stickers on my mother’s hand. Finally, I gently picked Nikki up and took her away from the casket. My father is a mildmannered man and, although he frowned in disapproval, he said nothing. This has caused a huge rift between my sister and me. I feel a 4-year-old is too young to attend a wake. Nikki should not have been allowed to put stickers on my mother. My sister says I “undermined” her parenting and had no right to intervene. What are your thoughts? – Saddened in New Jersey DearSaddened: If one defines parenting as teaching a child appropriate behavior, your sister wasn’t parenting at all. Although the child was well-intentioned, unless the stickers said “Return to Sender,” they had no place at the funeral. My condolences to your family. DearAbby: I’m a 32year-old single female. I have a child and am currently in a relationship with “Ty,” who has two children of his own from a divorce. This is a very difficult situation for me. I love Ty, but there’s so much drama relating to his ex-wife and dealing with the post-divorce behavior problems of his kids, I sometimes don’t know how much more I can handle. The ex constantly throws herself in my face, trying to be friends. And the shuffling of his kids from our house to hers creates issues. I need advice on what to do. I’m unhappy, and it is getting worse. How can I improve the situation before I just give up? – Overwhelmed in Iowa DearOverwhelmed: Before giving up, let me remind you that as a 32year-old single mother, you will be encountering more and more men with “baggage – so you might as well learn to cope with it now. If you’re going to have a future with Ty, it is in your best interest to become a “friend” of his ex-wife. Should you marry him, a cordial and cooperative relationship will be better for everyone. Look at it this way: Because Ty’s children are acting out – which is to be expected – the most effective way to deal with it is to form a united front. DearAbby: I recently started dating a wonderful man, but there’s one problem: On several of our dates he was dressed like he was staying home to watch TV– wearing dirty pajama-type shorts, ripped T-shirts, stuff I’d barely wear even if I were home sick. I have gently tried to suggest he wear something else, but he has no concerns about his appearance. Any ideas? – Baffled in Baltimore DearBaffled: The wonderful man you are seeing is either eccentric or a slob. If you have “gently” tried to suggest that he make himself look more presentable when you go out and have gotten nowhere, you have two choices: Accept him just as he is, or look further for male companionship. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Abby shares more than 100 of her favorite recipes in two booklets: Abbys Favorite Recipes and More Favorite Recipes by Dear Abby. Send a business-size, self-addressed envelope, plus check or money order for $12 (U.S. funds) to: Dear Abby … Cookbooklet Set, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Postage is included in price.) www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, October 2, 2011Page 13B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 9/30/11 p/u; 0 0 0 1 2 3 8 3 DIVERSIONS VINTAGEHUMORBy R. NORRIS & J. NICHOLS LEWIS ACROSS 1 Hawthorne title septet 7 Frankenstein's milieu 10 Taken in a con 13 "Yikes!" 19 Green 20 Amos Oz, for one 22 Oil-rich peninsula 23 106-Downs 24 Wearing a suit made of white-wine labels? 26 "Shoop Shoop Song (It's in __ Kiss)" 27 __-Magnon 29 Organic compound 30 Most slush pile responses 31 Brest beast 32 23rd Greek letter 34 Dernier __: latest fashion 36 More risky 38 Abates 39 Traditional time to bottle wine? 43 Mass of people 44 "On the Road" narrator Paradise 45 Herbal tea 46 They make tasty rings 48 Tom, Dick and Harry 51 Washed up, in a way 56 "Yes, Captain!" 57 Mai __ 59 Anatomical pouch 60 Prefix with culture 63 Post-Thanksgiving Muzak fare 64 Neoending 66 Present from a winery? 69 Mint family herb 72 Listing on a winery inventory? 74 Not feral 75 French wineries' regulations to assure quality? 77 Heads up 79 Colorful marble 80 Implied part of ESL 81 Ump's call 83 Crowd, in Cremona 84 Chill (out) 87 Dolts 89 Move furtively 91 "Griffin & __": 1991 best-seller 93 4:00 p.m. service, maybe 97 Emeril catchword 99 West Pointer 100 Reds handed down from winery founders? 105 Redder inside 107 Chicago L, for one 108 Vegas opening 109 Dress (up) 110 Julia played her in 2000 111 Kitty plaint 112 Slick-talking 114 Org. with a "Popular Baby Names" Web page 116 Jazz job 118 Winery owner's autobiography? 122 Bright with light 124 Like mosaic stones 125 Seriously shocks 126 Faithful servants 127 Drapery ornament 128 Ltr. add-ons 129 Observe 130 Most clever DOWN 1 Spew 2 Call-and-response singing 3 Relaxed, upscale restaurant 4 Eye cover 5 The "Iliad," e.g. 6 Revealer of hits 7 DMV card 8 U.S. Open stadium 9 Ex-German chancellor Willy 10 Shrews 11 Baba with magic words 12 Walt and Roy 13 Rows 14 1,000-yr. realm 15 Blowhard 16 Get hung-up (on) 17 Veintiuno tres 18 Where the Styx flows 21 Seething 25 Backs, in anatomy class 28 Tram loads 33 Prefix with Chinese 35 "Terrible" ruler 37 Despotic Amin 38 "Romanian Rhapsodies" composer 39 Silver stopper 40 Back nine opener 41 "What a shame" 42 Having three sharps, musically 47 Boss's prerogative 49 San __, California 50 French for "rung" 52 Sword handles 53 Ocean predator 54 "Home on the Range" word 55 Hamburg's river 58 Turner autobiography 60 FBI employee 61 Any of 12 popes 62 Backup plan lead-in 64 Green sauce 65 Phone no. go-withs 67 Follow 68 Peter and Paul, but not Mary 69 Swindle 70 Legendary Greek ship 71 Legume whose gum is used as a thickening agent 73 Sung syllable 76 Hoops big man 78 Be moved, say 82 Dana's "forbidden fragrance" 84 Arcade attraction 85 Stimulates 86 Obtains 88 "__ me!" 89 Temporary solutions 90 Marx who's much older than Harpo 92 Bangkok bread? 94 Choreographer Alvin 95 Peak experience? 96 That, in Tijuana 98 Some lit. degrees 100 Matters for courts 101 Salon rinses 102 __ draft: was chilled 103 Bay windows 104 Appraisers' reports 105 Use PayPal 106 Sphere of activity 111 CCLV x X 113 Barn bundle 115 One raised with Cain 117 Chap 119 Metal-shaping block 120 Some printers: Abbr. 121 Employ 123 Powell partner in "Thin Man" films Solution on page 10B We had only been in our new home in the mountainous area of New Jersey for one year when I declared to my husband that we needed to move. In the admitting of it, came the opportunity to find a solution. Though we had prayed for God’s leading before building our house, I question whether we observed his warnings. Instead, we had listened to the banking advice we’d been given and forged ahead with no financial wiggle room. A huge wave of skyrocketing property taxes almost capsized our boat. We had sailed into a storm of our own making. We’ve learned a lot since then. First, it’s important to pray, seek and listen to the Lord before we listen to the advice of others – even experts. By praying, we are opening our minds and hearts to God’s voice; clarifying our thought process and decision making abilities and waiting on God to lead – not feeling driven to push ahead. We had let our feelings press us into taking an open door that needed greater investigating. It reminds me of how the ship the Apostle Paul was on pushed out to sea even against his advice. But the centurion assigned to bring Paul to Italy listened to the helmsman and owner of the ship (the experts) rather than Paul, who lived by God’s voice. Even though they lost cargo and ship in the process, God spared their lives as seen in Acts 27: 22, NKJV, where Paul declares, “And now I urge you to take heart, for there will be no loss of life among you, but only the ship.” God wastes nothing. He didn’t with Paul and his shipmates; and, he didn’t for our family. Though our “ship” could have been lost, God was gracious and allowed us to sell it, get out of debt and relocate to Sebring. In these situations, we need to confess our own part as we respond to our difficulties; confront the problem; and claim God’s promise to never leave us or forsake us. Even if the “ship” that’s lost is a house, car, money or other possession, we will make it because God is with us. Doubt is an insidious despair maker … creeping in and causing harm. So, a good rule of thumb is to doubt our doubts and cling to and believe our beliefs. For God is able to take our blunders or situations beyond our control and bring good from them. Make your decisions with God.Selah Jan Merop is a News-Sun correspondent. Decision making with God Pause And Consider Jan Merop Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) –There’s no easing the tension between two people in the house, Aries. The constant bickering is leaving you weary, but the best you can do is vacate the premises. Taurus (April 21-May 21) –Taurus, just when you thought you had everything worked out, someone throws a monkey wrench in all of your plans. You will j ust have to quickly adjust. Gemini (May 22-June 21) – Gemini, it’s hard to fight through all the clutter and excess in your life, but now is the time to weed through what you have and start thinning out the unnecessary stuff. Cancer(June 22-July 22) – Cancer, discretion is advised when you are presented with a situation that is outside of your usual circle. Tread lightly on tricky ground for the time being. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) – Leo, you might find yourself in a pickle this week unless you act quickly and authoritatively. Swift action makes it possible to contain the potential damage. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) – Virgo, you can only coast along for so long. Sooner or later you will have to put some real effort into your future plans. Start thinking about it. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) – Libra, you can’t help but feel like you’re on cloud nine this week. It’s full of love and romance, and it’s something you have been craving for a long time. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) –Sometimes your patience is tested, Scorpio. But others don’t realize your need to have some alone time, so let them know in a calm and respectful way. Sagittarius (Nov. 23Dec. 21) –Others don’t understand your motives, Sagittarius, and you kind of like the air of mystery you impart. Just don’t gloat too much about your interesting persona. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) –Carpicorn, all of the struggles you’ve endured in the last few months will pay off with some just rewards soon enough. Hold on a little longer. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) – Aquarius, sometimes you pick the most inopportune moment to get started on a project. It’s foolhardy to expect others to share in your enthusiasm at these times. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) –Pisces, spend your time wisely because soon you won’t have a minute to spare on anything. You will be all-consumed with work. Famous birthdaysOct. 2 Kelly Ripa, actress (41); Oct. 3 Neve Campbell, actress (38); Oct. 4 Susan Sarandon, actress (65); Oct. 5 Kate Winslet, actress (36); Oct. 6 Elisabeth Shue, actress (48); Oct. 7 Taylor Hicks, singer (35); Oct. 8 Nick Cannon, TVhost (31). Leo, act quickly and authoritatively this week Horoscope Got something to buy,sell or trade?News-Sun lassified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Nieces behavior at wake presents a sticky situation Dear Abby Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect.


LIVING 14B PAGE Inside This Section Arts & Entertainment6B Books9B Chalk Talk11B Community Calendar5B Crossword13B Dear Abby13B Election 201212B Health8B Horoscope13B Outdoors10B News-Sun Sunday, October 2, 2011 MCCLATCHYNEWSPAPERShe National Cancer Institute estimates 21,990 women will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer this year, and 15,460 will die from the disease. Ovarian cancer has the highest mortality rate of all female reproductive cancers, partly because of a lack of early symptoms and an effective screening test. So it’s often diagnosed at advanced stages when the cancer has spread beyond the ovaries. In honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness month (September), here are some misconceptions and truths about ovarian cancer that could save your life: MYTH: The Pap test can diagnose ovarian cancer. FACT: APap smear is used to diagnose cancer of the cervix (the opening of the uterus), but not other cancers of the female reproductive tract. MYTH: Ovarian cancer has no symptoms. FACT: Symptoms are not specific and often mimic other diseases, but they include pelvic or abdominal pain or discomfort, persistent gas, nausea and indigestion, frequency or urgency of urination in the absence of an infection, unexplained weight gain or loss, pelvic or abdominal swelling, bloating and feelings of fullness, ongoing unusual fatigue and unexplained changes in bowel habits. MYTH: Ovarian cysts and ovarian cancer are the same thing. FACT: Most ovarian cysts are not cancerous (or benign). Cysts may be found on the surface of an ovary or inside it, and contains fluid. Most cysts go away with time. MYTH: There are no diagnostic tests that can be used to detect ovarian cancer.FACT:Even though no reliable screening test exists, annual vaginal exams to feel for abnormal swelling and tenderness, transvaginal sonography and a blood test to determine the level of a tumor marker called CA-125 are all used to help determine the need for a CT scan, X-rays and tissue samples from the ovaries. MYTH: There are no known risk factors for ovarian cancer. FACT: Risk factors include personal or family history of breast, ovarian, endometrial, prostate or colorectal cancer; increasing age, unexplained infertility; no pregnancies or very late pregnancy; no history of oral contraceptive use; and taking high-dose estrogen without progesterone. MYTH: Ovarian cancer does not run in my family so I can't get it. FACT: All women are at risk for ovarian cancer. Only about 10 percent of cases are hereditary. MYTH: Taking birth control pills increases your risk of getting ovarian cancer. FACT: Studies show taking the pill over a number of years actually decreases a woman’s risk of getting ovarian cancer. Other things that may reduce risk: having one or more children, particularly if the first is born before age 25, and breast feeding; as well as tubal ligation and hysterectomy. MYTH:Ovarian cancer has no cure. FACT: If ovarian cancer is detected early and treated properly, the five-year survival or cure rate is 90 percent. However, only about one in four cases are diagnosed before the cancer has spread, and late diagnosis has a significantly lower survival rate of only about 29 percent.WHAT IS OVARIAN CANCER?The National Cancer Institute gives this definition: “Cancer that forms in tissues of the ovary (one of a pair of female reproductive glands in which the ova, or eggs, are formed). Most ovarian cancers are either ovarian epithelial carcinomas (cancer that begins in the cells on the surface of the ovary) or malignant germ cell tumors (cancer that begins in egg cells).” TYPES OF OVARIAN CANCER There are more than 30 types of ovarian cancer, according to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition. The ovarian cancers are classified according to the type of cell from which they start. Cancerous tumors can start from three common cell types: Surface Epithelium— cells covering the lining o f the ovaries Germ Cells— cells that are destined to form eggs Stromal Cells— cells that release hormones and connect the different structures of the ovariesSTAGES OF OVARIAN CANCERAccording to the National Cancer Institute, these are the stages of ovarian cancer. The earlier in the stages the diagnosis comes, the greater the chances for survival. Stage I:Cancer cells are found in one or both ovaries. Cancer cells may be found on the surface of the ovaries or in fluid collected from the abdomen. Stage II:Cancer cells have spread from one or both ovaries to other tissues in the pelvis. Cancer cells are found on the fallopian tubes, the uterus or other tissues in the pelvis. Cancer cells may be found in fluid collected from the abdomen. Stage III:Cancer cells have spread to tissues outside the pelvis or to the regional lymph nodes. Cancer cells may be found on the outside of the liver. Stage IV:Cancer cells have spread to tissues outside the abdomen and pelvis. Cancer cells may be found inside the liver, lungs or other organs.TREATMENT FOR OVARIAN CANCERThere are three main treatment types for ovarian cancer, according to the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition: 1. Surgery:Removing the cancerous growth through surgery is both the most common method of diagnosis and the most common treatment. Surgery is usually performed by a gynecologic oncologist. 2. Chemotherapy:Chemotherapy is the treatment of cancer using chemicals that travel through the bloodstream to destroy cancer cells or stop them from growing both in and outside the ovaries. Chemotherapy is used in the majority of cases as a follow-up therapy to surgery. 3. Radiation Therapy:Radiation therapy uses highenergy X-rays to kill cancer cells and shrink tumors (only rarely used in the treatment of ovarian cancer in the United States).TERMS TO KNOW Benign:Noncancerous. Biopsy:Asurgery performed to remove tissue for examination in order to determine whether cancer is present. CA-125:Ablood protein that can be measured and is an important tumor marker in ovarian cancer. Chemotherapy:The treatment of cancer by chemicals (drugs) designed to destroy cancer cells or stop them from growing. Cyst:Afluid-filled sac. Hysterectomy:Surgical removal of the uterus. Malignant:Aterm used to describe a cancerous tumor. Metastasis:The spread of cancer from one part of the body to another. Oncologist:Aphysician who specializes in cancer therapy and handles general medical problems that arise during the disease. Staging:The stages that describe how far a cancer has progressed, based on the size of the primary tumor and on whether and where it has spread. Tumor:Alump, mass or swelling. Atumor can be either benign (noncancerous) or malignant (cancerous).RESOURCES National Cancer Institute: www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/types/ovarian National Ovarian Cancer Coalition:www.ovarian.org Ovarian Cancer National Alliance:www.ovariancancer.org Ovarian Cancer Research Fund:www.ocrf.org American Cancer Society:www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/SOURCES: THE NATIONALOVARIAN CANCER COALITION; NATIONALCANCER INSTITUTEBYTHE NUMBERS 1 in 72: Number of women who will be diagnosed with ovarian cancer in their lifetime 92 percent: Chance of surviving 5 years or more if diagnosed in the earliest stages 27 percent: Chance of surviving 5 years of more if diagnosed in the latest stages 19 percent : Percentage of cases diagnosed in the earliest stages63:Median age for diagnosis $4.4 billion: Estimated amount spent each year in the U.S. on ovarian cancer treatmentOVARIAN CANCER AWARENESS MONTHSeptember is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Its symbol is a teal ribbon. The Ovarian Cancer National Alliance offers suggestions on getting involved, including a campaign to urge legislators to increase research funding. They also have a selection of teal merchandise to support the cause. Find out more at www.ovariancancer.org. The month’s color also lines up with the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition’s t.e.a.l. campaign: Take Early Action and Live. ILLUSTRATION BYCAMILLE WEBER/MCT