The news-sun
Full Citation
Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00028423/01107
 Material Information
Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 10-14-2011
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
semiweekly[ former 1988-1996]
three times a week
Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Genre: newspaper   ( marcgt )
newspaper   ( sobekcm )
Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
 Record Information
Source Institution: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier: aleph - 000579631
oclc - 29858590
notis - ADA7478
lccn - sn 94003669
issn - 1074-8342
System ID: UF00028423:01107
 Related Items
Preceded by: Sebring news (Sebring, Fla.)
Preceded by: Avon Park sun


This item is only available as the following downloads:

( PDF )

Full Text


C M Y K NEWS-SUNH ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, October 14-15, 2011www.newssun.comVolume 92/Number 121 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 HighLow 87 66Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Mostly sunny, nice and less humid F orecast Question: Should the City of Avon Park pay to maintain Head Field? Next question: Do you support the protesters in the Occupy Wall Street demonstrations? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at O nline I nside Obituaries Andrew Alexander Jr. Age 80, of Avon Park Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 57.8% No 42.1% Total votes: 64 Classifieds9A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar5B Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living6B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times11B Religion7B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle11B Index WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, #2 front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 8 8Footloose againR emake tries out s ome new steps REVIEW, 11BOpen againB igger Duffers o pens doors in n ew location PAGE8ABusy weekendA lzheimers walk, Balloon Fest, O ktoberfest all set for Saturday PAGE2 ASloppy sweepL Pcoach not happy despite win over AP SPORTS, 1B B y ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID One p erson died and several others were injured after a headon collision early Thursdaym orning on S.R. 70. The identity of the d eceased was not released at press time on Thursday b ecause of a language barrier and an inability to provide their information, accordingt o a Florida Highway Patrol report. Atotal of nine individuals w ere in a 1994 Ford Pick-up driven by Marco Antonio L opez-Perez, who was traveling east on S.R. 70 when he c ollided with a 1999 Buick four-door driven by Juan Christopher Aguilera, 27,a round 6:45 a.m. The report states that Aguilera was transported toF lorida Hospital, Lake Placid, with minor injuries. A pproximately half a mile east of S.R. 25, the 1999 B uick drifted into the eastbound lane into the path of the pick-up and the two vehi-c les collided head-on. Three individuals were ejected from the back of thep ickup at the time of the collision. O ne of the individuals from the rear of the truck was p ronounced dead on the scene and a total of three, including Lopez-Perez, 66, Josea Delsid, 53, and another unidentified occupant from the rear of the pickup were airlifted to Lee Memorial Hospital in Immokolee. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Boys and girls at the Kindergarten Learning Center took part in a record-breaking event on Wednesday afternoon. Kindergartners participated in an attempt to have the most people do jumping jacks in a 24-hour period. The Guinness Book of World Record attempt is another part of First Lady Michelle Obamas Lets Move! initiative. Obama has spent the last two years searching for new, fun ways to get children moving around to promote physical fitness and healthy eating habits. In order to break the record, more than 20,425 people had to be recorded doing jumping jacks. The observations had to be turned in by 3 p.m. Wednesday. Obama led a group of 400 students Tuesday afternoon on the White Houses South Lawn for the start of the 24hour period. At the stroke of 3 p.m., Obama and most of Kindergartners help out in Guinness World Record attempt Crash on SR 70 kills 1, injures 6 N ews-Sun photos by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY T eresa Theriault (lefte members of Avon Parks Bomb Cancers Butt team. T heriault is a cancer survivor. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK All right, so she was wearing a bed sheet wrapped around her like a toga and a red bra with black feathery trim on top. Never mind that she had a crown of green leaves in her hair making her look a little like the Statue of Liberty posing for a Victorias Secret catalog it didnt mean Lauren Gilson wast serious. Avon Parks Relay for Life season opened officially Tuesday night, with a kick-off party at the Rotary Club. Gilson is in charge of team development this year, a job she embraces wholeheartedly. Striking a pose, she explained she dressed in the spirit of 2012s R elay for Life theme: An Olympic Challenge Reaching for a Cure. Gilson said, is an Olympic year and the Olympics are all about challenge, achievement and teamwork, exactly what the fight against cancer is all about. Its still early, but seven teams have already registered online, although some of them consist of only a captain looking for a good crew. Gilson hopes to field 30 teams at the relay itself, which takes place April 21-22 at the high schools Joe Franza Stadium. ere a small community, she said. Were kicking off early for a reason, our goal is to raise $30,000 for Avon Park. This will give the teams time to recruit members and come up with creAn Olympic-sized challenge Lauren Gilson, in charge of team development in Avon Park, will go to any length to bring attention to the American Cancer Societys Relay for Life, 2012. Avon Park kicks off its Relay for Life season News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Kindergarten Learning Center students did jumping jacks for a full minute in order to help break the world record for most people doing jumping jacks in a day. See CRASH, page 8A See RELAY, page 8A See KLC, page 6A www.twitter.com/thenewssun B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK Former police chief M ichael Rowan and city manager Julian Deleon, representing the city, have a greed to a settlement of Rowans suit against the city and the citys allega-t ions against him. The city council must approve the agreement. It meets in a special session today at 5:30 p.m. to vote on accepting the deal. T his ends a prolonged period of contentious battle that included charges, counter charges, law-s uits and outside investigations Rowan looking into alleged sunshine law and ethical violations by certain elected city officials and staff employees; and then, at the citys request, the state attorney and Polk County Sheriffs Office looking into Rowans investigation. On April 19, Rowan was placed on paid administrative leave, which changed on June 13 to unpaid administrative leave. Rowan sued the city for reinstatement and the outcome of that case was still pending. Neither Rowan, the state attorney or the Polk County Sheriffs office discovered actionable behavior in any of the investigations. Rowan dispute settled Council to have vote on accepting deal at special meeting tonight R owan See ROWAN, page 5A


C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Ridge Area Arc will be hosting a grand opening of its Plant & Tree Nursery at 9 a.m.,T hursday, Oct. 20, on the main campus, 120 West C ollege Drive. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony and refreshments served. The public is invited. T here will be a two-day sale to follow from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on both Thursday, Oct. 20 and Friday, Oct. 21. The nursery will feature dec-o rative trees, shrubs, plants, some vegetables and decorative lawn ornaments. After the sale, regular nursery hours will be 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Monday through Friday. For details, call 4521295, ext. 115. S outh Florida Community College assisted with the cost t o start the nursery and they provided the funding for the staff, Carlos Rodriguez,to teach the consumers about horticulture. I ndividuals with disabilities will be working in the nursery to make money and learn job skills. Aceramic sale is also p lanned from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the main campus. Hundreds of fired ceramic pieces are for sale. Some are painted but most are ready to be painted. Paints and some molds are for sale too. Everything mustg o. Prices will be very affordable. Sale will be set u p in the fenced in area next to the workshop under the awning. Gerald Snell, of Avon Park, is donating some bakedg oods to sell to help the agency. All proceeds from the the nursery, ceramics and baked goods will benefit RidgeA rea Arc. Page 2ANews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com Pub Block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 3 3 4 4 Oct. 12 8925385052x:3Next jackpot $13 millionOct. 8 101620343845x:5 Oct. 5 242628294250x:2 Oct. 12 612193136 Oct. 11 46101532 Oct. 10 5781819 Oct. 9 58111934 Oct. 12 (n 1625 Oct. 12 (d 7460 Oct. 11 (n 9155 Oct. 11 (d 2075 Oct. 12(n 223 Oct. 12 (d 785 Oct. 11 (n 010 Oct. 11(d 326 Oct. 11 112028422 Oct. 7 1214333510 Oct. 4 131925378 Sept. 30 41022423 Oct. 12 1012234347 PB: 18 PP: 3Next jackpot $105 millionOct. 8 327353745 PB: 31 PP: 5 Oct. 5 720434654 PB: 17 PP: 4 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d daytime drawing, (n nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball PP: Power Play Lottery Center CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Wednesdays article regarding Lake Placid senior aerospace student Rhoni Gavagni misspelled the students last name. The Destination Downtown Sebring Halloween Bash is tonight. Astory in the News-Sun had the wrong date. The News-Sun staff apologizes for the errors. Walk to End Alzheimers set for SaturdayS EBRING An estimated 200 of Highlands, Hardee, Hendry and Glades residents will unite in a movement to reclaim thef uture for millions at the Alzheimers Associations Walk to End Alzheimers. In 2010 more than $42.2 million raised by partici-p ants nationwide for care, support and research efforts for those impacted by Alzheimer's. Walk to End Alzheimer's p articipants will be able to learn more about Alzheimer's disease, advo-c acy opportunities, clinical trial enrollment, and support programs and services.E ach walker will also join in a meaningful tribute cere mony to honor those affected by Alzheimer's disease. T he Walk will be Saturday at the Circle in d owntown Sebring. PreWalk activities start at 8 a.m. and the Walk starts at9 a.m. The Alzheimers A ssociation is the worlds leading voluntary health o rganization in Alzheimers care, support and research. Our mission is to eliminateA lzheimers disease through the advancement o f research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to r educe the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health. Music in the Park returns SaturdaySEBRING "Music in the Park Concert at Highlands Hammock StateP ark will be at 7 p.m. on Saturday featuring Rick A rnold and his country/rock music in thep arks picnic area. Concert admission is just $5 per person (accompanied children, 12 and under, admitted free ofc harge.) Picnic baskets/coolers are welcome. Bring lawn chairs or blankets, flashlight and bug spray. All ticket proceedsb enefit park improvements via the Friends of Highlands Hammock. Concert performances are scheduled 7-9 p.m. Park entrance fee of $6 per car is waived after 6 p.m. on concert nights. Call theR anger Station for more information at 386-6094.SFCCs AFC Chapter plans fall mega yard sale AVON PARK South Florida Community Colleges Association ofF lorida Colleges (AFC chapter will hold a fall mega yard sale Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the SFCC Citrus Centerp arking lot, Highlands Campus. The public is welcome to s hop for fun, food, and treasures. For more information about the garages ale, contact Lena Phelps, lead librarian, at 784-7034. A FC is the professional association for Floridas 28 community and state col-l eges, their boards of trustees, employees, r etirees, and associates. For more information about AFC, visit www.myafchome.org/. Highlands Social Dance Club hostingb allroom dancingSEBRING.......The H ighlands Social Dance Club will host ballroom d ancing today at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway from 7-9:30 p.m. M usic will be provided by Buddy Canova. Dance the night away to waltzes, cha-chas, foxtrots, rumbas, jitterbug and other ball-r oom favorites. All Club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. Snack bar opens at 6 p .m. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonm embers. For more information, c all 385-6671HAL hosting reception at Yellow House tonightSEBRING Highlands Art Leagues Yellow House Gallery and Gift Shop will be hosting its monthlyr eception today from 5-8 p.m. in conjunction with C ontinued on page 5A Courtesy photo S outh Florida Community College instructor Carlos Rodriguez (center Area Arc consumers (from theleft), Billy Owens, Ricky Marino, Tim Dowdy, Billy Martin and Elba Ortiz,in the new Plant & Tree Nursery. A grand opening for the nursery is scheduled for Oct. 20. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID The sixth annual Boys and Girls Club Hot Air Balloon Festival will kick off Saturday. T he sunrise balloon rides will begin at 6 a.m. for guests who have already purchased ride tickets. The gates at Henscratch Farms will open an hour earlier this year at 4 p.m. T he festival is a local favorite giving kids and families an entire afternoon and evening of enchantment, fun and adventure. Henscratch Farms located at 980 H enscratch Road in Lake Placid will once again host the event and invites everyone in the community to come out and be a part of a fun-filled day. The Hot Air Balloon Festival benefits the Sebring and Avon Park Boys and Girls Club. T he festival will provide tons of music, food vendors, and games for little ones. Adults shouldnt worry about being entertained, Henscratch will offer wine tasting and other adult activities. T he always popular balloon tether rides will take place (weather permitting) for $10 per person and free for children 12 and under. S unrise balloon ride tickets are $250 and must be purchased prior to the e vent. Event coordinator Gina Bexley said T hursday morning they are still coordinating rides for patrons. We have to have a minimum of 13 balloons, we have 14. We are still coordinating with the pilots so if anyone is interested in riding we could squeeze them in or get something scheduled, Bexley said. T he balloon festival brings in thousands of residents and visitors each yeara nd is expected to be another huge success. For information regarding tickets contact Pam Mooney at 465-4092 or Bexley at 385-0077. Hot Air Balloon Festival drifts closer Festivities set Saturday at Henscratch Farms Arc to open Plant & Tree Nursery Oct. 20 By ED BALDRIDGE e d.baldridge@newssun.comAVON PARK The recipe for a greatO ktoberfest includes food, fun, chrome, a couple of p onies, lots of beer, wiener dogs and music, preferably polka, accordi ng to Wes Hoaglund, the director of the Avon Park Main Street Redevelopment Agency. The fourth year in exist ence, the fall event set for Saturday downtown has grown steadily to include mush of the surrounding community. This is a great event, said co-organizer Will B ennett. This is a chance for us t o get the good word out to the public about our program, said Doug Barnard, a volunteer for Highlands County Horsesa nd Handicapped. e will have a couple of horse and ponies out there for the kids to enjoy. We are asking for a $5d onation to raise funds to help continue the program throughout the year Barnard said. Another local organization back to OktoberFest this year is the wiener dog races held by the Ridge Area ARC. The wieners line up at noon. This year, the German revelry will run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and includes a beer garden and the traditional car show, and is expected to draw a crowd of up to 6,000. In a press release from the CRA, other entertainment outlined for the event includes: The Jimmy and Eckhard Show from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Avon Park Police Department K-9 demonstration at 12:30 p.m. Wildflowers, performing rock & roll, feel good music from 3-6 p.m. Live Oompah German Band from 4-7 p.m. The Depot Museum will be open and will have the Zephyr Dining Car in service for desert. The Queen of The King and His Court four-man exhibition softball team led by Anne Marie Feigner will be on hand signing autographs with DVDs featuring the team's highlights and copies of the Kings (Eddie Feigner) autobiography. The event is free to the public. For more information, contact Hoaglund at (321 287-6543 or wesmco@gmail.com. Oompah! returns to AP Saturday Oktoberfest expected to draw 6,000 By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID After months of fine tuning, the Lake Placid Town Council passed an ordinance 3-0 on Monday that gives local businesses a preference when it comes to bidding. The council is still short one member after the resignation of Cheryl BrantleyDavis. The final reading of the ordinance clarifies that purchases of $5,000 or less can be made without requiring bids, but town staff has to look to local businesses first as long as the prices are competitive. All purchases above $5,000 are to be done by competitive bidding, but the ordinance still gives local businesses some wiggle room on bids based on the proximity of the business to the town. If the purchase is between $5,000 and $249,999.99, business within the town limits can be higher than other bidders by 5 percent and still get awarded the bid. From $250,000 and $999,999.99, the local bidder can be 4 percent higher than an out-of-town business and will get a 3 percent preference from $1 million to $199,999.99. Over $2 million, the local business can still be higher by 2 percent, but the maximum preference is capped at $80,000 in order to protect the taxpayer. If no business located within the town bids, then another business within the Lake Placid area can take advantage of half of those percentages, and a company within the county will receive a quarter of the prescribed percents over an out of county bidder. Our intent is to give the local businesses a leg up, so to speak, and to use our their own tax dollars effectively said council member Steve Bastardi. Local bidders in Lake Placid get preference Corrections


C M Y K www.newssun.com News-Sun l Friday, October 14, 2011 Page 3A


C M Y K Page 4AN ews-SunF riday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.comANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. 515editor@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com C IRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com B USINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONE xt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION When I was in college in the 1960s, I knew my pro-f essors were liberals, but they respected other points of view. When I began to write as a conservative in the 1980s I was confused by the intolerance of the opposition. The left was supposed to be for freedom. Then a friend who taught at an eastern state u niversity and whose husband was a professor at an Ivy League college, smiled i ndulgently and said, Theyre Marxists. A t first I was skeptical, but, when I interviewedv arious professors in the liberal arts, many freely admitted they were Marxists. One explained that Marxism gave atheists like him something to believe in and a cause to fight for. I realized that I had confused Communism with Marxism. Communism is the application of Marxism to the state. Marxism is an all encompassing ideology. According to Marx, all history is the history of class struggle. Any problem can be reduced to a conflictb etween the oppressor c lass and the oppressed class: Rich versus poor, men versus women, white Europeans versus minorities, humans versus animals, etc Marxist exploits real problems, but rather than offer practical solutions, Marxists seek to fuel anger, envy, and outrage. The goal is not reform, but revolution: Throw out the oppressors and give all power to the oppressed. And since the oppressed just want their real problems solved, in the end this means all power to the college professors who know what is best for everyone. Marxists are intolerant, because according to them, oppressors have no rights. Marxists exploit the rights granted to those who live in a free society: freedom of speech, the press, and assembly. But as soon as they get into power they seek to take away those freedoms from their opponents. Since true Marxists represent only a tiny minority, in order to foment revolution, they need allies, but once in power they purge their ranks of all dissent. You can identify Marxist ideology by certain code words: diversity, multiculturalism, and other isms such as racism, sexism, heterosexism. The goal is to make everyone think of themselves aspart of a class in conflict with other classes. Class consciousness is the first step to class struggle. Once everyone is indoctrinated into class thinking, then the Marxists focus on differences between classes. T hey use statistics to prov e that there are inequalities,a nd, of course, they find them, because achieving p erfect equality based on arbitrary divisions is impossible. Even if indi-v iduals in aparticular class have done nothing to h urt persons in another class, the very existence of inequalities is viewed as o ppressive. Of course, the Marxists dont really want to get rid of inequalities, that wouldnt further their revolution. They want tom ake people believe they are victims. Aperfect example of the application of Marxist ideology is Title IX, federall egislation which required university athletic prog rams to divide slots for student participationb etween men and women based on the percentage of each sex enrolled. Since there are more women enrolled, that meant mores lots for women. But far fewer women than men want to play intercollegiate sports, so mens teams are eliminated to bring the col-l ege into compliance. This didnt benefit the women, and hurt the men. But the Marxists dont care. The Marxists never care about the suffering their revolutions cause. The current Wall Street protests are fueled by Marxist agitation. Students indoctrinated by Marxist professors, leftovers from the 60s, and a host of fringe groups think that now is the time for their revolution. The reporters interviewing participants are confused by the lack of a unified objective, but those covering the events cannot help but notice the Marxist rhetoric. Those who may be tempted to think that this amorphous street rally can do some good, need to look at the history of Marxist inspired movements. Marxism as a system of government has failed everywhere it has been tried. Marxist agitation prevents real solutions.. President Obama has shown sympathy for their cause. The labor unions are active participants. They need to be careful. Marxists are not only a threat to the freedoms Americans hold dear, they have a history of treating their friends badly. Dale OLeary of Avon Park is a writer and lecturer and author of The Gender Agenda: Redefining Equality and One Man, One Woman. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, and not necessarily those of the News-Sun. Theyre Marxists From The Right Side D ale OLeary The depression: cause and effectEditor: This is not a dream of the worlds working class but rather a dream of the super rich in its quest for more profit. It has destroyed the worlds financial systems. Global powers, in their quest for cheap labor worldwide, has turned the financial systems upside down. The unstable financial system will take decades to correct America, China, India, Germany, France, the European Common Market, the entire world is in this financial trap. Americas cheap labor came mostly from Mexico or through Mexico illegally with the blessings of corporate farms; then it spread to the meat packing industry, the building industry and then through all industries. This illegal workforce displaced the American worker to the point that we now have a complete financial collapse of the housing and banking industries. The foreclosure of homes and small farms has destroyed millions of lives. To compound the injury, American industries have offshored most of their work. Due to so-called free trade, they have been able to dump those products on the American market, duty free, thus destroying competition from the American industries we have left. The American unemployed will take to the streets in the near future to force change in all of our unfair trade deals. If the illegal dumping on our market is stopped, then millions of jobs will be created. Global powers have destroyed the entire financial world with their quest for cheap labor. All nations must return foreign quest workers to country of origin. They must demand tariffs so as to protect their nations workforce, so as to stabilize their nations financial systems. The leadership of all nations are in question. There will be much civil unrest, worldwide, in this transition. Americas focus on leadership has to change. The allowing of political office holders to serve for many years creates a corrupt and destructive government. The law that demands term limits on the executive branch of government must demand term limits for all government local, state and federal. The laws of our land must apply equally to every citizen, regardless of position in life. If America is to remain a world power and a free nation, we all must be accountable to laws of our constitution. Billie E. Jewett SebringHousing Department should be preservedEditor: I had the opportunity to work with the Highlands County Housing Department. Since my start with Mrs. Penny Phillippi and my former colleagues, we achieved wonderful goals in housing. Those past years were extremely successful and productive for the community (we could call that time the years of the fatted cows); they were indeed the best of times. We helped many families in need through the management of nearly $5 million received from state and federal agencies for a variety of housing programs. The Housing Department contributed to the growth and quality of life for the citizens of Highlands County. Communities and neighborhoods such as Highway Park were rehabilitated. Businesses such as Home Depot and Lowes were established in this county through our Housing Departments assistance. I say our Housing Department, because we were a big family, the Housing Family However, despite our accomplishments, the current Commissioners of Highlands County have decided to effectively close our department. They have turned a blind eye towards our housing achievements and view housing as an unneeded and unwanted service. Unfortunately, there will be little to no assistance for those working families who aspire to live the American Dream of homeownership. There will be little to no more home repairs assistance for elderly and those with no resources. There will be little to no mortgage assistance or rental assistance for those emergencies; all due to the restructuring of the department. The elderly and less fortunate can thank Barbara Stewart and her supporting cast. Carmen M. Miranda Sebring 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, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. Fortunately for the legislators, TaxWatch already hasd one much of their work for them. The widely respected, business-backed think tank has sifted through programs and departments and recommended ways to save money. B ut TaxWatch also has suggested ways legislators c an take in more money. Those ideas shouldnt be summarily dismissed, as sev-e ral make sense. And by implementing s ome of them, lawmakers could avoid having to cut programs that voters value, like education and senior care. Not all of TaxWatchs 135 r ecommendations appear well suited to Florida. The suggestion to eliminate dental, vision and hearing services for Medicaid patients, for example, appears undulyh arsh. Asuggestion to make it harder for Medicaid recipie nts to sue providers for malpractice seems unfair, and unjust. Y et there seems no good reason in tough times or e ven the best of times for government to ignore TaxWatchs call for agencies to purchase generic equivalents for supplies, a no-brainer that could net the state$ 305 million. Theres no good reason to delay expanding the use of teleconferencing to reduce state travel costs, which could save the state upwardo f $17 million. And we dont see a compelling reason to d ivert some first-time marijuana-user offenders from prison, which could save thes tate millions more. Theres also no good e xcuse for the Republicanled Legislature to rule out all of TaxWatchs revenue enhancement ideas. T axWatch argues convincingly for collecting more revenue from remote sellers on the Internet, by phone and by mail, which it says could landt he state $50 million a year. TaxWatch urges the state to add more tax collectors to help increase tax compliance, an effort that should bring thes tate an additional $6 million next year. Were not buying all of TaxWatchs revenue enhancements. Its call to sell ads on electronic highwaym essaging signs could, for instance, cause ad-weary m otorists to completely ignore them, even when theyre warning of traffich azards. But theres plenty in T axWatchs grab bag that could work well for Florida and for legislators in an election year. Some good revenue ideas out there The warning from Florida TaxWatch was probably the last thing legislators facing re-election next year wanted to hear: To plug what could be another budget shortfall, to guard against future deficits, legislators may need to cut more services even after last sessions nearly $4 billion bloodletting.


C M Y K The agreement says that n othing in the document shall b e construed as an admission of wrongdoing by eitherp arty. It constitutes the comp lete understanding between Rowan and the city. The parties agreed to the following provisions: 1. Rowan resigns his position, effective Oct. 3. 2. He dismisses his pending lawsuit against the city with prejudice and agrees nott o file any additional lawsuits o n any matter arising prior to t he date of the settlements execution. 3. The city asserts Rowans employment contract of March 3 is null and void. 4. Within 14 days of his resignation, or the councils approval of the settlement, the city agrees to pay Rowanh is back pay from June 14 through Oct. 3, less deduct ions, a gross sum of $20,923; t o pay out of 409 hours of unused leave, also after d eductions, of $13,402; and to pay $56,666, less deductions, i n severance pay. 5. The city agrees to maintain Rowans health insurance up to four months, unless he obtains comparable insurancef rom another source before. 6. Both Rowan and the city u nconditionally release all claims. 7. Rowan agrees to not a pply for employment with the city unless he is approved t o apply by the city manager. The city is under no obligation to hire him. 8 As no disciplinary action was taken against Rowan, m aterials related to any investigations will not be made a part of his personnel file, but kept in an internal affairs file. Rowans formal resignationl etter will be a part of his personnel file. 9. Should the city receive a job reference request, that reference will be limited toR owans dates of employment, positions held within t he city and salary information. Only the city manager or t he personnel director will be authorized to speak for the city in giving a reference. 10. If any provision is found invalid or unenforce-a ble, all other provisions remain in effect. 1 1. The agreement may only be modified by a subsequent agreement signed b y both parties. 1 2. Both the city and Rowan are responsible for t heir own attorneys fees and costs. 13. Rowan may revoke the a greement within seven calendar days of his signing it. Telephone calls to Rowan and Deleon were not returned. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 14, 2011Page 5A 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 (pp only pg 3 or 5; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 4 4 6 6 2 2 G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 10/14/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 8 8 3 3 Destination Downtown. This month, the gallery is featuring an open exhibi-t ion of the Five Object Challenge. For this show, artists were tasked with creating a piece that somehow incorporated five ran-d omly chosen objects. Come see their many creative interpretations, as well as new work by our talented studio artists. Ther eception is free to the public, and there will be refreshments and music. Plus, show up in a costume and get a specialH alloween treat.A delines plan Fashion ShowSEBRING Heart of H ighland, Sweet Adelines, Show Chorus, presents AdelinesFashions on Parade, its annual Fashion Show and Luncheon, in theP lantation Room of the Kenilworth Lodge, 1610 L akeview Drive on Saturday, Nov. 12, noonoon. The luncheon will be catered by Simply TrishC atering. Participating shoppes are Belk, B onworth, Dress Barn and KasiesCollection in Lake Placid.There will be anO pportunity Table, 50/50 drawing,door prizes and e ntertainment.Tickets are $20. Call 382-6632, 6991 288, 452-1927 or 6381598 in Polk County.This is the ChorusScholarship Fundraiser.To date, the group has given out 24S cholarship Awards.Red Hatters monthly bunco todaySEBRING The Red H atters monthly Bunco and Luncheon will be heldt oday at The Caddy Shack restaurant at 11:30 a.m. Lunch is Dutch treat and there is a $2 donation for Bunco prizes. You dontn eed to know how to play Bunco. All Red Hatters are welcome. Call Mary at 382-9882.Events at local lodges, postsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 in Avon Park, will host the following events: Today Music by Gary Oliver from 5-7 p.m. Saturday Karaoke by Dan Mussellman from 5-8 p.m. NASCAR at 7:30 p.m. Call 452-9853. The American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park, will host the following events: Today Music by Lora Patton (call for time Saturday Ladies O ctoberfest 2-6 p.m. Call 453-4553. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Elks 2 661 will host Music by Marti today. Call 465-2661 for the time. The American Legion P lacid Post 25 in Lake Placid, will host the following events: Today Frank E. will perform from 6:30-9:30p .m. On Tuesday, Oct. 25, a Casino trip is planned. CallJ udy for details at 6550232. Call 465-0975. The Lake Placid Moose 2 374, will host the following events: Today Music with L arry Musgrave from 6-9 p.m. S aturday Pavilion open 3-8 p.m. Octoberfest hosted by the ladies and music with Big Freddie 6-9 p.m. NASCAR 7:30 p.m. C all 465-0131. T he Lake Placid Veterans of Foreign Wars 3880 in Lake Placid, willh ost the following events: Today Music with L&L D uo (call for time Saturday Karaoke with Tony (call for time C all 699-5444. SEBRING The VFWPost 4300 in Sebring, will host the fol-l owing events: Today Chrissy music from 6-9 p.m. Saturday Patsy and Johnny 5 music from 6-9p .m. Call 385-8902. The Sebring Elks 1529 w ill host the following events: Today Live music by Don and Allen from 6:309:30 p.m. S aturday Yard sale 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. SWCD Golf Tournament at the Bluffs (call for time Call 471-3557. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 is having a Blow Out Yard/Crafters/Bake Sale on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., inside the Lodge. For those interested in reserving a prepaid outside parking space for $10, contact Anne Bruno at 4713557.The day of the sale the space will be $15. Only the space is available, you provide any thing else you will need. The Lodge is on the corner of Lakeview and Kenilworth Drive. Continued from page 2A CO MMUNITYBR IEFS By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING Most 9-yearolds spend their free time playing sports or hanging outw ith friends, but John Prescott is a different kind of kid. Prescott is one of those exceptional kids that goesb eyond the norm and proves to be a model citizen at an early age. The Polk County fourth grader spends his free time helping not only thosei n his community, but people he doesnt even know. Prescott has received 525 pounds of orange juice from Floridas Natural in Lake Wales. Prescott gathered theo range juice with intentions of giving it to needy individu als in the community, but after speaking with Floridas N atural representatives, Prescott decided to give the juice to Highlands County food bank. e work with Floridas N atural before. Theyve given us grant money, but weve never received any juice or anything from them. When they heard what he( Prescott) wanted to do they said Hey, we know exactly who you can help, said director of the Heartland Food Reservoir NatalieS imons. Simons said that Floridas Natural put Prescotts mother in touch with Heartland Food Reservoir and the rest is history. It is so amazing that this nine year old can take on this b ig of a project on his own, Simons said. P rescott has committed to donate the hundreds of pounds of orange juice to the Heartland Food Reservoir to better enable the food bank toc ontinue to serve residents of Highlands County. According to Simons, Prescott was scheduled to travel from Fort Meade toS ebring to present the donation to Simons and the board members at their meeting Thursday. Not only is he giving us t his orange juice but he is holding a can food drive at his church in Fort Meade on Saturday. We will be taking a truck up there to help out. He is an exceptional kid. Mostf ourth graders wouldnt think about doing something like t his, Simons said. Board Chairman Rich H etherton was also surprised by the students generosity and attitude. I admire the young man. Hes and example of what Iw ould like to see in the youth in Highlands County Hetherton said. Hetherton isnt quite sure what gave Prescott the ideao f donating juice to the food reservoir, but he believes the student came up with it on his own. His mom said that he said t hat he needed to do something to help the hungry. She said that she would help him however she could but that it was his project. The boy got Floridas Natural to give him2 5 cases of orange juice. I dont know how he did it, but s omehow or another he did it, Hetherton said. Food Reservoir gets help from 9-year-old ANDREWALLEN ALEXANDER Andrew Allen Alexander, Jr. age 80 passed away Monday, October 10, 2011 in Avon Park, Florida. Mr. Alexander was born in Collins, Georgia to Andrew and Ruby (Rogers Alexander. Mr. Alexander was an Admirals Writer in the United States Navy and retired as a Master Chief Petty Officer having served 31 years, he served in the Vietnam War and the Korean War, he was a member of the American Legion and Masons, he was a graduate of Avon Park High School of the Methodist faith and had been a resident of Avon Park since the mid 40s. Mr. Alexander is survived by wife of 54 years, Katherine Alexander of Avon Park, Florida; son Andrew Alexander, III and his fiance Debbie of Avon Park, Florida; grandchildren Andrew Alexander IV, Amber and Alex; great grandchildren Katie and Aariyah; one niece and one nephew. Mr. Alexander was preceded in death by his parents, and a son-Russell Payton Alexander. Amemorial service will be held Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Adams officiating. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Avon Park, Florida www.stephensonnelsonfh.com OBITUARIES Continued from page 1A Rowan, city reach settlement


C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 7.444"; 6"; Black plus three; process, 10/12,14; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 7 7 8 8 2 2 Comcast 6x10.5 color 00012939 the 400 children began jumping for the cause. The whole country, the world is going to see just how m uch fun we can have, not just breaking a world record but also doing some exer-c ise, Obama said. KLC students spent one f ull minute of their P.E. or computer period doing jumping jacks throughout the m orning and into the afternoon Wednesday. Three classes of students filed out of the KLC to the front of the campus and linedu p in front of P.E. instructor Maggie Statler. For it to count we have to have 50 kids. We will have more than that with theset hree classes, said Statler. Statler told the students t hat they were about to be a part of a special event and that they had to do jumpingj acks for one minute. S tatler had been training s tudents in their P.E. classes prior to the event to help build up the students little legs and arms to be able to jump for a full minute. O nce the kids were lined u p Principal Andrew L ethbridge and the three classesinstructors Linda Freeland, Leslie Platt, and Karen Howard joined the students and prepared to jump. The group started out s trong, all of the kids jumpi ng high and staying in place. Afew seconds before the end, some students grew tired but they all finished up with smiles on their faces. That was hard, one stud ent yelled, out of breath. C ontinued from page 1A News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR (left to rightgartners Curtis Brown and John Kearney give it their all in the last few seconds of the students world record breaking attempt Wednesday. KLCstudents jump for spot in record book Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Saying its time to stop letting convicted killers get off that easy, a Florida state lawmaker wants to use firing squads or the electricc hair for those on Death Row. Rep. Brad Drake filed a bill this week that would end the use of lethal injection in Florida executions. Instead those with a death sentence could chooseb etween electrocution or a firing squad, under the proposal. Drake, R-Eucheeanna, said the idea came to him after having a conversation with a constituent at a DeFuniakS prings Waffle House over the legal battles associated with the Sept. 28 execution of Manuel Valle. Valles lawyers tried to stop the execution by arguing that a new lethal drug cocktail would cause him pain and t herefore constitute cruel and unusual punishment. Courts, however, rejected that argument and let the execution go forward. But Drake said a person at the restaur ant questioned why Death Row inmates should even be allowed to die by lethal injection. Drake said he agreed and decided to sponsor the bill that would mandate a switch. The GOP-controlledF lorida Legislature will consider the bill during the 2012 session that starts in January. He said that government is spending too much time listening to advocacyg roups and instead should put in place a death sentence that forces convicted murderers to contemplate their fates. Drake said lethal injection just allows a person to die in their sleep while a firing squad or electrocution would force D eath Row inmates to think about their punishment every morning. I think if you ask a hundred people, not even talking to criminals, how would you like to die, if you wered rowned, if you were shot, and if you say you were put to sleep, 90 percent of some of the people would say I want to be put to sleep, Drake said. Lets put our pants back on the right way F lorida first began using the electric chair in 1924. Before then, most executions were carried out by hanging. But the state switched to lethal injection in 2000. Then Gov. Jeb Bush andt he Republican-controlled Florida Legislature pushed through the change after several botched electrocutions raised concerns that the states death penalty would be declared unconstitutional. Lawmaker: bring back firing squads


C M Y K www.newssun.com N ews-Sun l F riday, October 14, 2011 Page 7A


C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com P UBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black; 84568 publix liqour; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 6 6 3 3 0 0 By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING The wait is finally over. Duffers Sports Grille has finally opened its doors for its beloved customers. The relocation and renovation took just a few weeks, but the time was put to good use. The new and improved Duffers Sports Grille features a larger more spacious seating area, several flat-screen televisions as well as the delicious food customers love. John Lovelette and his wife, Duffers owner Teri, were enjoying their opening day with several guests on Wednesday afternoon at the new location at 2451 U.S. 27 in Avon Park (which is the former Bella Vista restaurant, just before South Florida Community College). It took about six weeks to complete. We closed on Aug. 28 and today we opened, said Lovelette. Both Terri and John seemed very proud of their new establishment and look forward to sharing the space with local patrons. oday we had a golf tournament group call and book lunch here and we have another group that heard we were opening and stopped in, said Lovelette. The Duffers Lakeside Dining restaurant features freshly painted walls, linen napkins and shining silver utensils. The wait staff wore black dress paints with crisp white button down shirts. The upscale side of Duffers will be the biggest addition to the establishment. The brand new menu features lunch and dinner entrees. The lunch items include salads, chicken and seafood varieties. The dinner menu features prime rib tenderloin, lump crab and several other enticing entrees. Duffers Lakeside Dining also has a variety of white and red wines and mouth watering desserts. The other side has all our award-winning chicken and pizza. That menu did not change much, Lovelette said. The sports bar is roomy and appealing with a large dance area and stage. Duffers will welcome back musicians and talents to the stage. e are trying to keep the local groups in here. We want to support Highlands County. The bands are local. Our karaoke group is local. We are thinking of starting back up the comedy night. We hada comedy night once a month before, but it is something we are still thinking about, said Lovelette. Call 382-6339. N ews-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Duffers Sports Grille re-opened its doors Wednesday after six weeks of renovation and relocation. The sports bar added several unique aspects to the inside including the hall of fame locker section. Expanded Duffers opens in new location TOBYS CLOWN SCHOOL******; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 10/12/11 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 7 7 8 8 1 1 STATE FARM; 3.639"; 2"; Black; **internet included**; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 1 1 The report states that alcohol results were still pending on Aguilera, but not a factor with the drivero f the pick-up. Two were transported to Florida Hospital in Lake Placid Jose Francisco, 26, with serious injuriesa nd Antonio Torres, 66, with minor injuries. Cirelo Contrarez, 36, suff ered serious injuries, according to the report, but refused to be transported. Elmer Gomez, 27, and Enrique Hernandez, 31,w ere also in the pick-up, but suffered no injuries, the report stated. S.R. 70 was shut down, and at the time of the pressr elease at 9:25 a.m. the FHP said the road would be shut down for another six hours. Continued from page 1A a tive ideas to raise money Raising funding for research and support care is an important relay goal, but just as vital are raising awareness and reaching out to those who have survived, and those still in midst oft he struggle to get well. The money we raise stays in Highlands County G ilson said. Some of it is used to improve a cancer patients quality of life, providing things insurance doesnt pay for like wigs or transportation to doctorsa ppointments for those who c ant drive or have no family s upport. Funds also go to the I Can Cope program, created for men dealing with prostate cancer, and to the ROCK Program (Reach Out To Cancer Kids), a summer camp specially outfitted fort he sick. T eams hold individual f undraising events over the winter, then gather in the s pring for the carnival flavored relay proper, where they camp out over night. One doesnt have to be athletic, or even in shape, tot ake part. For 18 hours team members do keep at least one member walking laps on the track all the time or rid-i ng in a wheelchair or on a scooter while others man the teams station, some of which sell homemade goodies, or, for a donation, haveg ames to play or services to render. Live music, pick-up football games, and theo ccasional on-the-spur surprise keep everything lively. The more teams the more v ariety; the more variety the more money raised, which is w hy Gilson is busy recruiting. ou dont have to walk t o participate, she said. ou dont have to walk to h elp. Just stopping by and buying a cookie, or learning facts to pass on to others helps keep hope alive. Relay events, while fest ive and fun, have moments of deep emotion, when e veryone stops to think about they are there. Luminaria, lit after dark, pay a moving tribute, as does the opening survivors lap. G o to www.relayforlife.org/avonp arkfl for more information or /lakeplacidfl, or /sebringfl. Or call 1-866739-5288, ext. 3772. Gilson can be reached at 4 52-1121. Continued from page 1A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFELY Volunteers gather at the Rotary Club in Avon Park Tuesday night for the 2012 Relay for Life kick-off party. Be on the look out this winter, as these good people will be raising money for research and patient/caregiver support. Relay for Life teams wanted Crash shuts down SR 70 for hours NEWS-SUN 385-6155 A ssociated PressMIAMI U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio is raising his national profile through as eries of major policy speeches on the economy and Americas role in the world. But one issue Floridas f reshman Republican doesnt spend much time d iscussing is immigration. Thats despite the fact hisp arents came from Cuba and he represents the state with the third-largest number of illegal immigrants. The issue has alsog arnered recent attention in the Republican presidential primary campaign because Texas Gov. Rick Perry supports in-statec ollege tuition for illegal immigrants, a position Rubio once supported. Rubio will talk in generalities about immigration but as the charismatic 40-year-old lawmakers prominence grows, he will likely face more scrutiny on the issue. Despite his denials of interest, he is one of many Republicans who get mentioned as possible vice presidential nominees next year, and recently announced plans for a memoir. At the national level, hes not going to get a pass as he did in his Senate election, said Frank Sharry of the Washington, D.C. based pro-immigrant group, Americas Voice. Sharry said Rubios views on immigration and on making English the official language are going to be lifted up to the diverse immigrant communities in Florida and to the largely Mexican-American communities in the West. That is in part why talking about immigration is complicated for Rubio. Hs the darling of tea party conservatives and generally favors their position of securing the border first and dealing with the countrys more than 10 million illegal immigrants later. Republicans also are frank about the charismatic senators ability to attract Latinos to the GOP, a factor that could play a key role in swing states like Colorado, New Mexico and Florida next year. Rubio sidesteps immigration debate


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL DIVISION C ase No.: 11-000341-GCS H IGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, P laintiff, v s. M ARY D. HOLMES, THE VILLAS AT PINE KEY, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, and THE V ILLAS AT PINE KEY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. a Florida non-profit corporation, D efendants. N OTICE OF SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Fin al Judgment''), entered in the above-styled act ion on October 4, 2011, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on N ovember 2, 2011, at 11:00 a.m.: U nit 8-D of THE VILLAS AT PINE KEY, accordi ng to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 16, P age 92, of the Public Records of Highlands C ounty, florida. P roperty Address: 2300 Palm Key Court, Sebring, Florida 33870 Real Property tax identification number is S-23-34-28-110-0000-008D. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus f rom the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a c laim within 60 days after the sale. B OB GERMAINE C lerk of the Circuit Court H ighlands County, Florida / s/ Priscilla Michala k D eputy Clerk O ctober 14, 21, 2011 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given that ON 11/10/2011 at 10:30 am the following vehicles will be sold for towing & storage charges pursuant to F.S. 713.78. 2004 PONT 4D # 1G2NE52F44C104912 ALL Sales to be held at Alan Jay Automotive Network 441 US 27N Sebring, Fl 33870 863 402 4210 October 14, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C ASE NO. 09-1212GCS BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. JAMES E. HILL; JANE T. HILL A/K/A SERENA J. HILL, ET AL, Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Please publish in THE NEWS SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 4, 2011, and entered in Case No. 09-1212GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP (hereafter ``Plaintiff'' Plaintiff and JAMES E. HILL; JANE T. HILL A/K/A SERENA J. HILL; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the MAIN ENTRANCE of the Courthouse; 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, at 11:00 a.m., on the 7th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 13, LOT 14, LOT 15 AND LOT 16, BLOCK 2, LAKE RIDGE ESTATES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 26, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in an court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administrator, (863 within two (2 Foreclosure Complaint; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 lay Service 711. Dated this 6th day of October, 2011. ROBERT GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk October 14, 21, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C ASE NUMBER: 11-000028 GCS J. H. MOORE MEMORIAL CHURCH O F THE BRETHREN OF SEBRING, INC., a Florida Not for Profit Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. ANY UNKNOWN PARTY WHO MAY CLAIM A S HEIR, DEVISEE, GRANTEE, ASSIGNEE, LIENOR, CREDITOR, TRUSTEE, OR OTHER CLAIMANT, BY THROUGH, UNDER ORA GAINST KARL E. LUHRING AND MAPLE H. L UHRING, husband and wife, D efendants. N OTICE OF ACTION C ONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE PROPERTY T O: ANY UNKNOWN PARTY WHO MAY CLAIM A S HEIR, DEVISEE, GRANTEE, ASSIGNEE, L IENOR, CREDITOR, TRUSTEE, OR OTHER CLAIMA NT, BY THROUGH, UNDER OR A GAINST KARL E. LUHRING AND MAPLE H. L UHRING, husband and wife, Y OU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Quiet Title and Reformation of a Deed on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: L ot 21, Block 81, SIXTH ADDITION TO THE O RIGINAL TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the p lat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 180, o f the Public Records of DeSoto County, Florida (of w hich Highlands County was formerly a part). h as been filed against you and you are required to s erve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on JOHN K. McCLURE, the Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 211 South Ridgewood Drive, Sebring, FL 33870, on or before November 10, 2011, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on the Plaintiff's attorn ey or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default w ill be entered against you for the relief dem anded in the complaint or petition. D ATED ON September 28, 2011. R OBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans With Disa bilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a s pecial accommodation to participate in this proc eeding should contact Court Administration at H ighlands County Courthouse, 430 South Comm erce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; telephone ( 863)402-6591, not alter than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V via Florida Relay Service. October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011 1050Legals STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION N OTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT T he Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue an Environmental Resource Permit (File No.: 0272794-004 neers for the Kissimmee River Restoration Reach 3 Backfill, Contract 12. The project involves the backfill of approximately 7,700 linear feet of the C-38 canal within Reach 3. The backfilling will start approximately 1,400 linear feet south of the US Highway 98 bridge crossing and continue south. The material used for the backfill of the C -38 canal will be taken from the existing dredged material on the adjacent banks of the canal. The Bass Levee is located east of the C-38 canal and south of US Highway 98. Approximately 18,500 linear feet of the levee will be degraded. The project will permanently impact approximately 200 acres of wetlands and other surface waters and restore over 6,280 acres of Kissimmee River floodplain in Pool D. The activities are located within, along, and adjacent to the C-38 canal in Reach 3 and the Pool D floodplain. The b ackfill section of the C-38 canal is located approximately 1,400 linear feet south of U.S. Highway 98 bridge crossing. The degradation of the Bass Levee is located on the east bank of the C-38 canal, south of U.S. Highway 98. All activities are located in Class III Waters, Sections 2, 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 17, Township 36 South, Range 33 East in Okeechobee and Highlands County and Sections 32, 33, 34, 35, 36, Township 35 South, Range 33 East in Okeechobee County. The application is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, c/o the South Flori da Water Management District, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33406, telephone (561 The Department will issue the permit with attached conditions unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under sections 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes, before the deadline for filing a petition. The procedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing tions 120.569 and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the clerk eral Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. Petitions by the applicant or any of the parties listed below must be filed within 21 days of receipt of this written notice. Petitions filed by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under section 120.60(3 Florida Statutes must be filed within 21 days of publication of the notice or receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs first. Under section 120.60(3 however, any person who has asked the Department for notice of agency action may file a petition within 21 days of receipt of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file a petition or request for mediation within the appropriate time period shall constitute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determination (hearing and 120.57 of the Florida Statutes. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with rule 28-106.205 of the Florida Administrative Code. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Departments action is based must contain the following information: a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; b) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the agency determination; c) A statement of how and when each petitioner received notice of the agency decision; d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, as well as the rules or statutes which entitle thepetitioner to relief;and f) A demand for relief. A petition that does not dispute the material facts on which the Departments action is based shall state that no such facts are in dispute and otherwise shall contain the same information as set forth above, as required by rule 28-106.301. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Departments final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. Mediation is not available in this proceeding. Any party to this order has the right to seek judicial review of it under section 120.68 of the Florida Statutes, by filing a notice of appeal under rule 9.110 of the Florida Rules of Appellate Procedure with the clerk of the Department in the Office of General Counsel, Mail Station 35, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, and by filing a copy of the notice of appeal accompanied by the applicable filing fees with the appropriate district court of appeal. The notice of appeal must be filed within thirty days after this order is filed with the clerk of the Department. October 14, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT O F FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GCS 11-453 Judge: J. David Langford BROWN & BROWN INVESTMENTS, LLCP laintiff(s vs.FIRST FLORIDA LENDING CORP. A d issolved Florida Corporation, et al D efendant(s A MENDED NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY TO: Michael A. Clein L ast Known Address 2 075 W 76th St. H ialeah, FL 33016 J ames Price L ast Known Address 1 400 S Waterview Dr. I nverness, FL 34450 Nancy D. Price Last Known Address1 879 E Monopoly Loop I nverness, FL 34453 F irst Florida Lending J ames Price R egistered Agent L ast Known Address 3903 SE 21st Place Cape Coral, FL 33904 or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his o r her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grante es; and any and all other persons or parties c laiming by, though, under or against them; and a ll claimants, persons or parties, natural or corpor ate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claimi ng under any of the above named or interest in a nd to the lands hereinafter described. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to Quiet Title for the following described property, to wit: Lot 17, Block D, SILVER FOX RANCH, according to t he plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 4 1, of the Public Records of Highlands County, F lorida. P arcel ID Number C 22-35-28-020-00D0-0170 h as been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s dress is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or b efore November 16, 2011, otherwise a judgment m ay be entered against you for the relief dem anded in the Complaint. W ITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court o n October 4, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE C lerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff D eputy Clerk O ctober 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001294 WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, A S TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF THE CERTIFICATEH OLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL INC. TRUST 2005-WMC5 M ORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, S ERIES 2005-WMC5, P laintiff, v s. G AIL K. CARLSON, et al, D efendant(s N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final J udgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated on Sept ember 26, 2011 and entered in Case No. 2 8-2008-CA-001294 of the Circuit Court of the T ENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS C ounty, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF MORGAN S TANLEY ABS CAPITAL INC. TRUST 2005-WMC5 M ORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SER IES 2005-WMC5 is the Plaintiff and GAIL K. C ARLSON; CENTURY BANK, FSB; are the Defend ants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for c ash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEM ENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 25th day of October, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: B EGINNING AT A PERMANENT REFERENCE M ARKER ON THE SECTION LINE BETWEEN SECT IONS 23 AND 24, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 2 9 LAST, 660 FEET NORTH 0 DEGREES 29 MINU TES WEST FROM THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF S AID SECTION 24; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 41 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST AND PARALLEL TO THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 23, 115.0 FEET TO P.R.M.; THENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 04 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST 231.69 FEET TO P .R.M. AND THE BEGINNING OF A 6.0 DEGREES C URVE TO THE RIGHT; THENCE FOLLOWING SAID C URVE TO THE RIGHT THROUGH A CENTRAL ANG LE OF 24 DEGREES 20 MINUTES, 405.556 FEET T O PERMANENT REFERENCE MARKER, THENCE N ORTH 24 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST 56.83 FEET TO AN IRON PIPE ON THE SECTION LINE BETWEEN SAID SECTIONS 23 AND 24; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 24 DEGREE 24 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST. 405.11 FEET TO P.R.M. AND THE BEGINNING OF A 4.0 DEGREES C URVE TO THE LEFT; THENCE FOLLOWING SAID C URVE TO THE LEFT THROUGH A CENTRAL ANG LE OF 19 DEGREES 37 MINUTES, 490.417 FEET T O A P.R.M.; THENCE NORTH 4 DEGREES 47 M INUTES 30 SECONDS EAST 75 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES 42 MINU TES 30 SECONDS EAST 140 FEET, MORE OR L ESS, TO THE SHORE LINE OF LAKE PLACID AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 85 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST 140 F EET, MORE OR LESS, TO A POINT ON THE EAST BOUNDARY OF THE COUNTY ROAD, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN DEED TO HIGHLANDS COUNTY, DATED AUGUST 4, 1953, AND RECORDED IN DEED BOOK 136, AT PAGE 319, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE NORTH 4 DEGREES 47 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE EAST BOUNDARY OF SAID COUNTY ROAD 75 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 85 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST 131 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THE SHORE LINE OF LAKE PLACID, THENCE MEANDERING IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE SHORE LINE OF LAKE PLACID TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, WHICH PROPERTY IS ALSO DESCRIBED AS LOT 23, BLOCK A, OF LAKE SHORE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, AT PAGE 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3679 PLACID VIEW DRIVE, 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 sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on September 27, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08070239 COUNTRY-CONV B/C--Team 2 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. October 17, 14, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA P ROBATE DIVISION F ile No. PC-11-415 IN RE: ESTATE OF DENNIS FRANK GAGER, D eceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DENNIS FRANK GAGER, deceased, whose date of death w as August 8, 2011; is pending in the Circuit C ourt for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Divis ion; File Number PC-11-415; the address of w hich is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Flori da 33870. The names and addresses of the C o-Personal Representatives and the Co-Personal Representatives' attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons, who have claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or u nliquidated claims, and who have been served a c opy of this Note, must file their claims with this C ourt WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3 AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30D ATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE O N THEM. A ll other creditors of the decedent and other p ersons who have claims or demands against the d ecedent's estate, including unmatured, conting ent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims w ith this court, WITHIN THREE (3 THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS N OTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER B ARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF D EATH IS BARRED. T HE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS N OTICE IS OCTOBER 14, 2011. C o-Personal Representatives: D AVID GAGER VICTORIA PARR 5 810 N.W. 61ST Court 1029 Dishman L oop Ocala, FL 34482 Oviedo, FL 32765 Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives: R WILLIAM FUTCH, P.A. 6 10 S.E. 17TH Street Ocala, Florida 34471 ( 352)732-8080 Florida Bar No.: 0319856 BY: /s/ R. William Futch October 14, 21, 2011 1050LegalsHaving something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876 Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (22o list an ad stating Each, the ad must be charged at the non-discounted rate, using the Open Rate pricing. No commercial items are allowed to be placed under our Bargain Buys specials. Items must be common household items. Ads for Pets, stating Free to Good Home, are allowed to be placed under the Bargain Buy category. Index1000 Announcements 2000 Employment 3000 Financial 4000 Real Estate 5000 Mobile Homes 6 000 Rentals 7000 Merchandise 8000 Recreation 9000 TransportationV ISIT OUR WEBSITE AT: newssun.com 863-314-9876 DEADLINES Publication Place by: Wednesday. . . . . . . . 4 p.m. Monday Friday . . . . . . . . . 4 p.m. Wednesday Sunday. . . . . . . . . 4 p.m. Friday All fax deadlines are 1 hour earlier. Important: The publisher reserves the right to censor, reclassify, revise, edit or reject any classified advertisement not meeting our standards. We accept only standard abbreviations and required proper p unctuation. ClassifiedA DJUSTMENTS Please check your ad for errors the first day it appears since t he News-Sun will not be responsible for incorrect ads after the f irst day of publication. If you find an error. call the classified department immediately at 314-9876. The publisher assumes no financial responsibility for errors or f or omission of copy. Liability shall not exceed the cost of that p ortion of space occupied by such error. Cancellations: When a cancellation is called in, a KILL number will be given to you. This number is very important and must be used if ad failed to cancel. All ads cancelled prior to scheduled e xpiration date will be billed for complete run unless a KILL number can be provided. ADD A BORDER ATTENTION GETTER LOGO For Just A Little More And Make Your Ad Pop! AD RATESGARAGE SALE6 lines 2 days $11503 days$14(additional lines $1 eachMISCELLANEOUSm erchandise over $1005 lines 6 pubs$1750(additional lines $3 eachREAL ESTATE EMPLOYMENT T RANSPORTATION5 lines 6 pubs $31506 lines 14 pubs$71 1050Legals 1050Legals 1050Legals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Classified ads get fast results


C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com ADVERTISING SALESASSISTANT W e Are Expanding! We have a new position available, in Sebring Florida for a ADVERTISING SALES ASSISTANT Responsibilities: Scheduling client appointments. Maintaining advertising schedules. Client relations and assist Multi Media Account Executive. Salary + Commission. News Sun Send reply to 2227U S 27 South Sebring Fl. 33870 EOE 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentL OST 10/6/11IN SUN 'N LAKES, L.P. F emale dog, Lab mix, black with white on chest & paws, no collar. 863-465-6688. 1200Lost & Found DR. AUGUSTOCUELLAR Beginning October 1, 2011, will not be a vailable. Forward Information To Be R equested to: 863-800-0487 1100Announcements I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL DIVISION C ase No.: 10-000621-GCS S EACOAST NATIONAL BANK, Plaintiff, v s. JOSHUA DIEDRICH and A NGELA DAWN FAULKNER, D efendants. N OTICE OF SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Summary Judgment'' entered in the a bove-styled action, the property described below will be sold by the Clerk of this Court at public s ale, at 11:00 a.m. on November 2, 2011, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce A venue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3867: Lot 11, Block 10, of Highland Park Estates, S ection H, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 24, of the Public Rec ords of Highlands County, Florida. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. B OB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court H ighlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk October 14, 21, 2011Notice is hereby given that on October 31, 2011at 9:00 a.m. at Ramos Mobile Repair 1197 Rounds St Avon Park, FL 33825 the following vehicle will be sold for $2323.82 to satisfy labor services, repairs, and storage charges on: 1998 Ford VIN# 2FMZA5144WBD81762. Pursuant to F.S. #713.585 the cash amount of $2323.82 would be sufficient to redeem the vehicle from the lienor. Any interested party has a right to a hearing prior to the sale by filling a demand for the hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in Highlands County and mailing copies of the same to all owners and lienors. The owner has a right to recover possession of the vehicle by posting bond pursuant to F.S. #559.917 and if sold any proceeds remaining from the sale will be deposited with the Clerk of Circuit Court for disposition. Lienor: Ramos Mobile Repair 1197 Rounds St Avon Park, FL 33825 (Highlands County (813 October 14, 2011 1050LegalsCHECK YOUR ADPlease check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 DUMMY 09 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00011623


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011Page 11A PONTIAC SUNFIRE'03 needs fuel pump & battery. Drivers window needs repair. Cold air. 94K mi. $1200 Call 863-273-3420. FORD 1982F150, 4 X 4, MUD TRUCK. $1000 obo. For More Info Call 863-214-3658 or 8693-801-4346 9450Automotive for Sale 9000 TransportationELECTRIC SCOOTER(2 trunks, Batteries included, Both for $275 Call 863-385-2907 8400RecreationalVehicles 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesH USTLER SUPERZ 60" Commercial L awn Mower. 1 yr.old. 233 hrs. Great cond. $5900 obo. Call 863-257-0856 7400Lawn & GardenT HE GRANDOPENING of the S ebring NU-HOPE Thrift Store will be S at., Oct. 15th, 2011 at The Shoppes o f Highlands, 6428 US Hwy 27 S. Come see our new 5,000 sq. ft. store! SEBRING SAT.8 ?. 4936 Oak Circle, behind Taylor Rental. Multi-Family Sale! S EBRING SAT.7 12pm. 132 Monte Real Blvd. Couches $50-$85, comforters, decor, furn. S EBRING HUGESALE A MUST SEE! 1 617 Myrtle Ave. 1 blk. off SR17. Fri & Sat Oct. 14 & 15, 7am ? Tools, Decor, Household items, Clothing Men's & Women's. Much Much More! SEBRING FRI.Sat. 8 3pm. 1611 Palm St. Jackson Heights. Glassware, c urtains, pictures, holiday decor, rugs, l inens, clothing, household decor & m ore. S EBRING COMMUNITYGARAGE S ALE on SIDEWALKS at the CIRCLE D OWNTOWN. Large Variety of Sellers. S aturday Oct. 15th, 2011 7am ? S EBRING -Sat. & Sun. 8 ?. 6850 S parta Rd. Moving Sale! Furn., pots, pans, dishes, tools and more. SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! S at. 15th, 8am 3pm. Drum set, B ABY clothes, stroller, swing & toys. S m. appliances, Household items. M uch Much More! SEBRING -MOVING SALE! 3411 Village Rd. Sat, Oct 15th, 8am 3pm. F urniture, appliances, light fixtures, ceili ng fans, household items, Halloween d ecor, clothing, TV's. Much More!! L ORIDA -MULTI FAMILY SALE! 2 blocks off 98, Palm Estates, Sat. Oct 1 5, 8am 2pm, Follow signs to Hobby H ouse. Collectibles, antiques, treasu res, women's clothing, Much More! A VON PARKSat. 8 ? 905 Lake Lotela Dr. Moving Sale! Tools, Golf Clubs, Big Screen Television & lots more. AVON PARKSat. Sun. 8 4pm. @ S torage Facility in front of Reflections, a cross from the College. Huge Yard Sale. appl., furn., clothes, movies, & more. A VON PARKFri. Sat. 8 ?. 5 E. Charles St. hand tools, lots of misc., books & clothing. AVON PARKHUGE SALE!!! S outh Florida Community College, Citrus Center parking lot, Sat. Oct 15th, 8 am-1pm. lots of Misc, a wide variety of items. Shop for Christmas. 7320Garage &Yard Sales WEIGHT BENCH& WEIGHTS (SET $ 50 863-655-2083 MENS SUITS(2 & 1 medium gray. $30 Call 863-260-0696 FREE TOGOOD HOME! Young Cat & K itten. Litter trained. Call 863-253-1014 COMPOND SLIDMiter Saw. $100 8 63-655-2083 7310Bargain Buys SOFA 3seat Ashley Leather, maroon. R ecliners on each end. Good cond. $300 Call 863-382-8570 RECLINER/SOFA STRATOLOUNGER. 8 7" recliner at both ends. Light beige w /pastel green & mauve print. Excel c ond. $400 Call 863-441-2065 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseLAKE PLACID2 BAYS 1 W/bathroom & office w/roll up door 30 x 30, $350 per/mo.. The second is a 20 x 30, roll up door, $300 per/mo. Call Craig 239-848-7839. 6750Commercial RentalROOMMATE WANTED.Processional to share 3/2 in Gulf Community w/pool. Call 863-991-5159 6450Roommates WantedLAKE PLACIDlakefront 2/1. Seasonal rental, October March. Call 863-465-1354 6320Seasonal Property SEBRING IMMACULATENEWER 3/2/1. All tile, new paint, dishwasher, W/D, s mall screened in porch, extra large s hady lot plus lawn service. No smoke rs. $850 + security. Call 863-773-3956 SEBRING 2/1House, screened porch. Fenced back yard. Lawn care included. $600/mo. + security. C all 863-253-1029 or 863-381-7967 S EBRING -Woodlawn Elementary S chool area, 2BR/1BA, new carpet & p aint, fenced backyard. Stove & Refrig. C arport. Lots of living area! $500 mo + 1st. + last & dep RENTED! S EBRING -3BR / 2BA, Huge 2 car g arage, privacy fenced back yd., sec. sys., C/A/H, sits on 2 lots, W & D hook up. Irrigation sys w/ well. $900 mo. + $900 sec. Dep. 863-446-0276 S EBRING -"Rustic Retreat"! 3BR, 2BA, s plit floor plan on dead end st., quiet n eighborhood w/ lake view / access. O versized 2cg, screened porch, good s chools. Rent to own possible, $975 mo. 863-414-7021 R EFLECTIONS /SILVER LAKE, Park Model, 2BR/ 1 BA / Kitchen, living & d ining room, W & D hookup. Deck & Shed.No steps inside. $45,000. L ot S39 Call 863-452-2217 PLACID LAKES3/2 full baths. New H ouse $750/mo. + $750 dep. Beautiful views, quiet & nice. All tile & new appl. 3 05-926-7987 L AKE PLACID3/2 997 Washington B lvd. 2 car garage. Screened back patio. $700/mo. Call 305-804-5464 6300Unfurnished Houses A VON PARKLEMONTREE APTS 1 BR $495 mo. + $200 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Call Alan 386-503-8953 AVON PARK1BR / 1BA, with Balcony O verlooking Lake Verona and City Park 100 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. S PECIAL : $325/mo. 8 63-453-8598 A VON PARK** Highlands Apartments 1 680 North Delaware Ave. 1 BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. C entral Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 6200U nfurnishedA partmentsSEBRING LARGE1br/1ba. Water, garbage & sewer paid. Furnished. No pets. $450/mo. + $350/deposit. Call 863-382-8658 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsPALM HARBORHOMES NEW HOME STIMULUS 5K For Your Used Mobile Home Any Condition 800-622-2832 ext 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesATTENTION: CASH for your Home, Duplex, Apartment, Commercial Property. Rapid Closing, "As Is Condition. 863-441-2689 STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL 4320Real Estate WantedS EBRING -EXECUTIVE HOME ON L AKE! 3BR/ 3BA / 2 1/2 CG, Dining, L iving, Kitchen, Family w/ stone firepl., L ibrary, MBR w/ sitting area, screened p ool, covered dock, 30' X 50' RV g arage w/ 50 AMP. All appliances. $495,000. obo. For More details Call 863-382-4125 4080Homes for SaleSebring 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialS EBRING -Mature Male, with references, drivers license and car, to c are for older son who cannot drive. A c ompanion that likes cards, play pool, m ovie, etc. For additional info. Call 8 63-655-1068NOW H IRINGFor Certified Nursing Assistant ( CNA) for non-medical home h ealth. You must have a state certification, and pass a criminal & driving record check. Submit your a pplication on line: c k381.ersp.biz/employment M EDICAID CASEWORKER Seeking a part time caseworker to a ssist patients in a hospital setting in applying for Medicaid, Social Security, C ounty Indigent or other types of e ligible funding for healthcare services. This position will work nights and weeke nds.Caseworkers are responsible for activities including but not limited to s creening patients at bedside, assisting patients in completing required paperw ork/applications, along with case processing and follow up on all a ssigned cases. Candidates must have a stable work history, good references, and demonstrate professionalism. E xperience in social services and Medicaid a plus. Candidates must also p ossess good organizational skills, writing, analytical, and strong time m anagement skills. Bilingual (Spanish / English) a definite plus. Thorough b ackground check and drug screening required. To apply send resume i n Microsoft Word format to j obs@montieligibility.com Include name and Highlands in the subject line. M EDIA ADVERTISING M ULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE W e are a Sebring Florida N ewspaper is accepting resumes for a q ualified OutsideSales Representative that values teamwork and has a desire t o 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 a nyone 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 2 227 US 27th South Sebring, Florida 3 3870 EOE E XPERIENCED PLASTERERNeeded. Must have transportation. Call Robby 8 63-441-1833 2100Help WantedDUMMY 09 SUBSCRIPTION SALES 2X4 AD # 00012431AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00012785 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X4 AD # 0 0012786 R IDGE AREA A RC 1X3 AD # 00012876


C M Y K Page 12ANews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com C OWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 10/14/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 7 7 D iva Exchange; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new owners; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 9 9 0 0 1 1


C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comLAKE PLACID It certainly wasnt a masterpiece, Tuesdays district clash b etween Lake Placid and Avon Park. So much so that Lady Dragon head coach Linette Wells could only say, Ive got nothing good to say about this match, immediately following the conclusion. And her squad won in three sets. It certainly was competitive though, with a 25-17 second-set win for Lake Placid surrounded by 26-24 nail-biters in both the first and third sets. Though competitive might be too strong a word as it was more the mistakes on both sides that kept things close. There was, however, some good volleyball thrown into the mix as well. After taking off to a 4-1 lead in the opener, theD ragons had to fight off a MacKenzie Meyers ace, an Ashley Chacon kill and an ace from Teresa Devlin to h ang on to a 6-5 lead. Tips from Otisha Smith a nd Kayla Wilson, though, s parked a Lady Devil run that wrestled the lead away and a Devlin tip had it at 13-11. Lake Placid would knot it at 14, but another run, with a tip and an ace from Smith, ballooned the lead to 19-15. AChacon ace had it at 2117 before it was the Dragonst urn to charge. Four straight evened it at 21-all, though after a backand-forth, it was Avon Parkw ith game point at 24-23 on a Smith kill. B ut when they needed it most, the Lake Placid mettle s howed through as a threeSPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, October 14, 2011 Page 3B Last W eek Avon Park: Let the turnover bug get the best of them as four lost fumbles were turned into 17 points in a 27-14 loss against Clewiston. Lake Placid: The Dragons second-half comeback wasnt quite enough to overcome the first-half hole they dug for themselves in a 35-23 loss at Sarasota Booker. Recor ds Avon Park 2-3; Lake Placid 2-4 Avon Park at Lake Placid Coach Speak Avon Parks Andy Bonjokian : Lake Placid is a very similar team to ourselves.There very physical and when they dont put the ball on the ground they do positive things.We need to control the line of scrimmage and win the turnover battle. Coach Speak L ake Placids Jason Holden : They are a very athletic team that plays good,disciplined,assignment football. They have real good speed at running back and well have to be good in pursuit or else theyll beat us one-onone. Coach Speak Sebrings LaVaar Scott : hey are a good team,but have played a tough Polk County schedule.They are g ood on both sides of the ball. T hey get some starters back w ho missed the last game. Last W eek S ebring: The Streaks made the most of their bye week to get healthy and prepare. Jenkins: Fell to Wekiva by a 25-14 margin. Recor ds Sebring 1-4; Jenkins 0-6 Sebring at Jenkins All games have 7:30 p.m. kickoffs unless otherwise noted N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE The trio of Brittany Collison, left, Taylor Miller, foreground, and Alana Nielander get set fora n Avon Park serve in Lake Placids close, though sloppy, three-set sweep on Tuesday. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE L ady Devil MacKenzie Myers races back to get this reverse dig in Tuesdays loss a t Lake Placid. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comIt looks like Sebring will settle for second in the district seedings after missing out on a chance to even the season series with the Blue Devils of Winter Haven Tuesday night. It was the difference between a team that steps up and finishes and a team thats still playing scared to make mistakes, head coach Venessa Sinness said. Much like their last meeting on Sept. 29, the Streaks werent overwhelmed by a towering Devil squad, but just couldnt get over the top. e ran with them pointfor-point until it got to 15, Sinness said. Last time we were with them until the 17point mark, so we know theyre a team we can stay with. Sebring couldnt much get past the 15-point mark in the opening 25-16 loss, but kept pace much better in the 25-19 and 25-20 losses that closed this one out. Dino (Lower heck of a game and Bella (Caraballo Sinness said. Hopefully we can build up some momentum these next few games before the district tournament. Now 3-2 in district pla y, the team closed out the district schedule Thursday at Lake Gibson before heading up to the 48-team Dig Pink Tournament in Orlando this weekend. s three groups of 16 teams and the competition should be real good, Sinness said. The team then closes out the regular-season schedule with a Thursday, Oct. 20 home match with Hardee before it sets to host the District Tournament beginning Monday, Oct. 24. Lady Streaks cant solve Blue Devils News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Bella Caraballo stepped up her play Tuesday, but it wasnt enough to overcome Winter Haven. Few positives in Dragon sweep See LP, Page 4B The news that Theo E pstein, wunderkind general manager of the Boston Red Sox who helped end their 86-year World Series drought, was on his way to the Cubs (see page 3B t ainly has the North Side masses brimming with excitement. It sure has me already anxious for the offseason of maneuvering and to see what he has in store. It also made me take a bit of a history lessen. As is ingrained into t he collective minds of Cub Nation, it has been 103 years since the team last won the World Series. So I was curious as to how things were way back in 1908, when the Cubs 4-1 win over the Detroit Tigers marked t he beginning of the end of baseball championships for the team. Henry Ford produced his very first Model T, which sold for $850. Afew weeks after the Cubs wrapped up the World Series win over T y Cobbs club, Butch Cassidy and the S undance Kid were gunned down by a band of soldiers in Bolivia. That year marked the first time that the ball was dropped from Times Square to signify the coming of the new year and a first-class stamp cost two cents. This was also the year of the Tunguska blast, when a meteor exploded above a forest in Siberia, leveling more than 800 square miles of trees. What does this history lesson tell us? That its been a ridiculously long time since the Cubs won it all. It also speaks to the patience of us fans of the team, or our idiocy. That patience has waned in recent years, with the oh-so-close torture of the 2003 playoffs, and back-to-back playoff teams in 07 and 08. Which has lead many pundits to proclaim that the pressure will be no less in Chicago than it was in Boston. The pressure will come, no doubt, but not as immediate as some are making it out to be. You see, one thing we Cub fans know about is rebuilding. And we recognize that the current team, the current organization on the whole, isnt exactly close to contending. We know better than 1908 was a long time ago And Another Thing... Dan Hoehne See THEO, Page 3B Special to the News-SunAVONPARK The Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC game of the season at home game on Saturday, Oct. 8, at the Avon Park High School field. The Eagles were taking on the Lakeland Hurricanes and were hoping to bring some more Ws this week. The Highlands Youth Football teams are nearing the end of the regular season with each team looking at the stats and the talk of playoffs is widespread throughout the Sunshine PALAssociation. Each game day and every win that is earned gets them one step closer to getting to the playoffs. The Eagles teams are working hard and fighting every step of the way with several potential teams in the playoffs to represent Highlands Youth Football. The first team to take the field was the Flag team, ages 5 and 6 and lead by head coach Bob Ford. The Hurricanes took the field with a strong offensive drive to pull them to an early lead in the game. The Eagles defense stood strong but was unable to thwart the Hurricanes offense. The Eagles were able to make it to the end zone to score only one touchdown for the day, ulitmatley resulting in a loss with a final score of 33-6, bringing their record to 4-4 for the season. Next up was the Mighty Mite team, ages 7, 8 and 9, lead by head coach, Willis McGuire. The Eagles took the field with the Hurricanes focused and determined. The defensive battle was on, and with Bailey Riggles, Treshawn Rowe and Robert Gotkiewicz, the Eagles kept the Hurricanes on high alert. The Eagles offense rallied together, but costly mistakes in the red zone caused the Eagles another devastating loss with a final score of 14-0 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 win against Auburndale. The Eagles offense made strides, moving the ball down the field but fell just short. This quickly became a defensive battle, going into halftime a 0-0 game. In the second half, the offense worked together to get to the end zone to score the touchdown. But the score was called back due to a penalty, taking them into the fourth quarter still scoreless. With the game winding down, the defenses on both teams stood strong and sent it into overtime. The teams would go into overtime in a Kansas City tie-breaker beginning on the 10 yard line with each team getting an opportunity to score. The Highlands Eagles won the toss and got the ball first. The Eagles made their way into the end zone with Kasey Hawthorne scoring the touchdown to make the score 6-0. But a fumbled snap cost them the extra-point conversion. The Hurricanes quickly responded with a touchdown of their own, but the Eagles defense stopped the extra point which led to the second overtime. Both defenses held through the second and third overtimes and was nearly through the fourth before, on fourth down, the Hurricanes pushed it across Eagles face the Hurricanes See HYF, Page 4B


C M Y K YMCA Youth BasketballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis currently signing up for our Youth Basketball Program for ages ranging from 4-14. The program is having an all boys age g roup, 12-14 years, and an all girls age group, 12-14 years, this year. Any questions call 382-9622Panther Hitting CampsThe SFCC Baseball program will be h osting a hitting camp this fall for aspiring players aged 6-14. T he 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.Busy fall for local golfersLocal golfers should find links active during the coming 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 Go lf Association of Sun n Lakes is sponsoring a 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 h as been opened for this event. American Legion Post 25, Lake Placid, h as 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 s ponsoring 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.Night Moves 5KSEBRING The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce has scheduled its Annual Night Moves5K Run/Walk. T he race will take place at 6 p.m. o n Friday, Oct. 14, in downtown Sebring on the Circle. Registration will take place starting at 5 p .m. and conclude at 5:50 p.m. on the day of the race. You do not have to be a member to participate. The early entry fee is $20, whi ch includes a commemorative t-shirt if you register by Friday, Oct. 7. Entries will be accepted up to the day of the race, and on the day of the race, for $25, however a t-shirt is not guaranteed. Checks should be made payable to the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce and mailed to 227 US Hwy 27 North, Sebring, FL33870. The race will feature awards for Overall Male and Overall Female finishers, as well as Master Male and Master Female finishers. Medals will also be given to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in each age group. The top winners will also receive a ticket to this years 60th anniversary of the 12 Hours of Sebring. The overall winners will also be entered into a special drawing for a chance to win an entry into the Dirty Dozens fun mud run on Saturday, Oct. 29. This years run will be held in conjun ction with the Destination Downtown Sebrings Halloween Bash. Their Halloween festivities will inclu de an All Things PumpkinBake-Off complete with local celebrity judges, a costume contest for all ages including a special category especially for the 5K participants a pumpkin patch, ghost stories, games for the kids and meal specials. Come run with the Chamber, and then stick around for all the fun the Destination Downtown has to offer in honor of Halloween. This will be the first year in the histo ry of the ChambersAnnual Night Moves 5K where participants will have the opportunity to sport their best Halloween costume as part of the event. Get ready to impress the downtow n with your best outfit, and be entered into your chance to win the title in the 5K costume category! For questions, please contact Kristie Sottile-Ogg at the Chamber at 385-8448 or kristie@sebring.org DIVISION SERIES(Best-of-5; x-if necessary) AMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 3, New York 2 Texas 3, Tampa Bay 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 2 Milwaukee 3, Arizona 2LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) AMERICAN LEAGUE Texas 3, Detroit 1 Saturday: Texas 3, Detroit 2 Sunday: Detroit at Texas, ppd. rain Monday: Texas 7, Detroit 3, 11 innings Tuesday, Detroit 5, Texas 2 Wednesday: Texas 7, Detroit 3, 11 innings Thursday: Texas (Wilson 16-7 Detroit (Verlander 24-5), late x-Saturday, Oct. 15: Detroit (Scherzer 15-9) at Texas (Holland 16-5 p.m. x-Sunday, Oct. 16: Detroit (Fister 1113) at Texas (Lewis 14-10 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 2, Milwaukee 1 Sunday: Milwaukee 9, St. Louis 6 Monday: St. Louis 12, Milwaukee 3 Wednesday, Oct. 12: St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 3 Thursday: Milwaukee (Wolf 13-10) at St. Louis (Lohse 14-8 Friday, Oct. 14: Milwaukee (Greinke 166) at St. Louis, 8:05 p.m. x-Sunday, Oct. 16: St. Louis at Milwaukee, 4:05 or 8:05 p.m. x-Monday, Oct. 17: St. Louis at Milwaukee, 8:05 p.m.WORLD SERIES(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) Wednesday, Oct. 19 at National League Thursday, Oct. 20 at National League Saturday, Oct. 22 at American League Sunday, Oct. 23 at American League x-Monday, Oct. 24 at American League x-Wednesday, Oct. 26 at National League x-Thursday, Oct. 27 at National LeagueAMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Buffalo410.800164120 New England410.800165119 N.Y. Jets230.400121125 Miami040.00069104 South WLTPctPFPA Houston320.60012795 Tennessee320.60010594 Jacksonville140.20059115 Indianapolis050.00087136 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore310.75011957 Cincinnati320.60011094 Pittsburgh320.60010289 Cleveland220.5007493 West WLTPctPFPA San Diego410.800120109 Oakland320.600136133 Kansas City230.40077150 Denver140.200105140NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Washington310.7508363 N.Y. Giants320.600127123 Dallas220.50099101 Philadelphia140.200125132 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans410.800157125 Tampa Bay320.60087125 Atlanta230.400104130 Carolina140.200116132 North WLTPctPFPA Green Bay5001.000173111 Detroit5001.00015989 Chicago230.400107122 Minnesota140.200111106 West WLTPctPFPA San Francisco410.80014278 Seattle230.40094122 Arizona140.20096121 St. Louis040.00046113 ___ Sundays Games St. Louis at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. Philadelphia at Washington, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Detroit, 1 p.m. Carolina at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Buffalo at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Houston at Baltimore, 4:05 p.m. Dallas at New England, 4:15 p.m. New Orleans at Tampa Bay, 4:15 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago, 8:20 p.m. Open: Arizona, Denver, Kansas City, San Diego, Seattle, Tennessee Mondays Game Miami at N.Y. Jets, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh30171410 Philadelphia3006105 N.Y. Islanders110223 New Jersey110245 N.Y. Rangers002235 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Buffalo200483 Toronto200485 Montreal110253 Ottawa12021214 Boston130277 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington2004108 Tampa Bay11131111 Carolina121391 5 Florida110244 Winnipeg010015WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit200483 Nashville200474 Chicago110264 St. Louis110276 Columbus031181 3 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Colorado210445 Minnesota111388 Vancouver11131011 Edmonton100221 Calgary020051 0 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Dallas210467 San Jose100263 Los Angeles110256 Anaheim110235 Phoenix011148 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games Ottawa 4, Minnesota 3, SO Pittsburgh 4, Florida 2 Wednesdays Games Colorado 3, Columbus 2, SO Philadelphia 5, Vancouver 4 Carolina 3, Boston 2 Thursdays Games Los Angeles at New Jersey, late Tampa Bay at N.Y. Islanders, late Washington at Pittsburgh, late Calgary at Montreal, late Colorado at Ottawa, late Vancouver at Detroit, late Phoenix at Nashville, late Edmonton at Minnesota, late Winnipeg at Chicago, late St. Louis at Dallas, late Fridays Games Carolina at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. San Jose at Anaheim, 10 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Philadelphia11714474334 Sporting KC11912454740 Columbus12128443841 New York9716434942 Houston10913434040 D.C.91111384748 Chicago7916374142 Toronto FC61313313356 New England51512273653WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA y-Los Angeles18410644625 x-Seattle1679575135 x-Real Salt Lake15116514335 x-FC Dallas14117493835 Colorado11912454240 Portland11137403844 Chivas USA81212364039 San Jose71114353541 Vancouver61610283451 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Wednesdays Games FC Dallas 2, Chicago 1 Vancouver 2, D.C. United 1 Fridays Games Real Salt Lake at Colorado, 10:30 p.m. Houston at Portland, 10:30 p.m. Saturdays Games New York at Sporting Kansas City, 4 p.m. Toronto FC at Philadelphia, 4 p.m. Chicago at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at New England, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. San Jose at Seattle FC, 10:30 p.m. Sundays Games Chivas USA at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.BASEBALLNational League COLORADO ROCKIESClaimed INF/OF Andrew Brown off waivers from St. Louis. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESNamed Joe Jordan director of player development.BASKETBALLTurkish Basketball League FENERBAHCE ULKER ISTANBULSigned Oklahoma City G Thabo Sefolosha.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLFined N.Y. Giants S Kenny Phillips $20,000 for a hit on Seattle TE Zach Miller during Sundays game. Fined Baltimore C Matt Birk $5,000 for removing a microphone from his shoulder pads during the Oct. 2 game against the N.Y. Jets. GREEN BAY PACKERSPlaced S Nick Collins on injured reserve. Signed G/T Ray Dominguez from the practice squad. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Football vs.Avon Park,7:30 p.m.; Swimming hosts Heartland Conference meet,diving,4 p.m. SATURDAY: Swimming hosts Heartland Conference meet,8:30 a.m. MONDAY: Volleyball at Hardee,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Swimming vs.Okeechobee,5:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Cross Country vs.Avon Park,4:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Football at George Jenkins,7 p.m.; Volleyball at Dig Pink Tournament,Orlando, TBD SATURDAY: Volleyball at Dig Pink Tournament,Orlando,TBD MONDAY: Boys/Girls Golf at District Tournament,TBA,9 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at District Tournament,TBA,9 a .m. SFCC SATURDAY: Volleyball at Brevard Tri-Match,vs.Brevard,Noon,vs.St.Johns River,2 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball vs.Florida Christian College,7 p.m. FRIDAY,Oct.21: Volleyball at Lake Sumter Tournament,vs.Lake Sumter,Noon,vs. Palm Beach,4 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Football at Lake Placid,7:30 p.m. THURSDAY: JV Football vs.LaBelle,7 p.m.; Cross Country at Lake Placid,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY,Oct.21: Football vs.Sarasota Booker,7:30 p.m. A A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . L ucas Oil Off Road Racing . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S SM M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . M ilwaukee at St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S SS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . D etroit at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F F O O X XN N H H L L S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Florida.. . . . . . . . S S U U N NN N A A S S C C A A R R R R A A C C I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . Dollar General 300, Qualifying . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Bank of America 500, Practice . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Dollar General 300 Miles of Courage . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . B ank of America 500 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C CG G Y Y M M N N A A S S T T I I C C S S S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Artistic World Championships . . . . . . . . . N N B B C CTimes, 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 S S O O C C C C E E R R F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . A rkansas at Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NG G O O L L F F F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Portugal Masters . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 2 2 p p . m m . PGA McGladrey Classic . . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 5 5 p p . m m . PGA Miccosukee Championship . . . . . G G O O L L F F 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA AT&T Championship . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . LPGA Sime Derby Malaysia . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Portugal Masters . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 2 2 p p . m m . P GA McGladrey Classic . . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 5 5 p p . m m . PGA Miccosukee Championship . . . . . G G O O L L F F 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA AT&T Championship . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . LPGA Sime Derby Malaysia . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FM M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E S S O O C C C C E E R R F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . R eal Salt Lake at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2C C O O L L L L E E G G E E F F O O O O T T B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . Hawaii at San Jose State . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n M ichigan at Michigan State . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N N N o o o o n n Indiana at Wisconsin . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N o o o o n n South Carolina at Mississippi State . . . . . . . 3 3 8 8 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Miami at North Carolina State . . . . . . . . . . 4 4 4 4 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . LSU at Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Oklahoma State at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . O hio State at Illinois . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . South Florida at Connecticut . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 6 6 p p . m m . A labama at Ole Miss . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 7 7 p p . m m . Florida at Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . Oklahoma at Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 1 1 0 0 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . Arizona State at Oregon . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N LI VESP ORTSONTV Major League Baseball Transactions National Hockey League National Football League Major League Soccer Page 2BNews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE


C M Y K Golf HammockThe Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am golf at Golf Hammock Country Club on Monday, Oct. 10. The winners in A group were Pat Dell with plus-6 in first place, second d place was Billy Parr with plus-3 and in third place was Jim Gulick with plus-2. Tony Frances scored a plus-one that was good for first place in A group, Joe Hyzny in second place with minus-2 and Bob Hughes was at minus-4 for third place. B ob Topel scored a plus-4 for first place in C group and a tie for second place between Sal Sboto and Larry S pry at even. Karl Mellor shot a plus-5 to take the lead in first place in D group while Pete Mezza was at plus-3 for second place and a tie for third place at minus-1 between Bob Colandrea and Tom Nelligan. Next Monday the Mezza Group will p lay at Golf Hammock beginning at 7 :45 a.m. For more information, call Pete Mezza at 382-1280. You can also check out the BLOG at Mezza-group.blogspot.com. D oug Haire is our blog site manager and does a spectacular job.Lake June West Golf ClubA Mixed Scramble was played on T hursday, Oct. 6. Tying for first/second places were the teams of Joe and Joyce Swartz, Charlotte Mathew, John and Gloria Huggett; Ken Rowen, Ott and Maxine Wegner, Norma Colyer and Don Boulton with 55 each. Third place, J ohn Byron, John and Sue Ruffo, Dick and Nancy Reaney with 57. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Joyce Swartz, 32-feet; (Men Ken Rowen, 16-feet-4-inches. The Mens Association played an event Wednesday, Oct.5. Winning first place was the team of Claude Cash, Don Boulton, Dick Reaney and Bill Brouhle with 43; second place, John Ruffo, John Byron, Ott Wegner and Joe S wartz with 44; and third place, Mario Cappelletti, Frank Neera nd Norm Grubbs with 45. Closest to the pin: No. 4, Mario Cappelletti, 16-feet-4inches; and No. 8, Joe Swartz, 4-feet-11-inches.River GreensThe Ladies Association played a Pro-Am event on Thursday, Oct. 6, with A nne Purcell, Pat Gower and Babe M cDonald totaling +4 1/2 points, along with Lucy Roberts, Linda Therrien, Judy Elburn and Carole McClay com-i ng in with the same score. Gower won the individual side of the event with +6 1/2, Therrien was second with +6 and Peggy Nickelson third with +3. T he Morrison Group took to the course on Thursday, Oct. 6. Harold Plagens, Ken Koon and Gerry P age teamed up to win with a -30, while two teams tied for second. Butch Smith, Gil Heier, Jim Cercy and Keith Kincer came in with a -29, as did the team of Johnny West, Romy Febre and Don McDonald. A Mens Pro-Am was played on Wednesday, Oct. 5, with Larry Roy, Len Westdale, Butch Smith and Al Farrell coming in with a whopping +12 for the win. Gary Riddle, Harold Lee and Romy Febre were second with +1 1/2. Roy won A flight, individually, with +8, Keith Kincer won B flight with +3 and C flight went to Farrell at +7 1/2. The Golfettes played a round on Tuesday, Oct. 4 and saw Pat Kincer, Donna Johnson, Betty Wallace andL ucy Roberts come in with a -30 for the win. The Morrison Group played on Tuesday, Oct. 4. Don McDonald, Ken Koon and Gil Heier won with a -29 with Jim Cercy, Romy Febre and Cliff Steele taking second at -26. A Flighted Tournament was played on Saturday, Oct. 1. Len Westdale, J.R. Messier and Butch Smith teamed up to take Flight 1, Jim Cercy, Gil Heier and Evans took Flight 2 andK eith Kincer, Harold Kline and Craig won Flight 3. A P.M Scramble was played on Friday, Sept. 30 and Charlie Donald, Len and Rhonda Westdale and Chuck Bickram got the win. A Ladies Pro-Am was played on T hursday, Sept. 29. Peggy Nicholson, Betty Wallace, Barbara Stuber and Frances Neil totaled +4 1/2 for the team win and Linda Therrien was the individual winner at +6 1/2. A Mens Pro-Am was played on Wednesday, Sept. 28. Harold Kline, Romy Febre, Cecil Lemons and Donald McDonald teamed up for a +18 for the win. L emons won Flight A at +6 1/2, Jim Cercy had +8 to win Flight B and Kline had a +5 1/2 and won Flight C. T he Morrison Group played a round on Tuesday, Sept. 27 with Cliff Steele, Len Westdale, Cecil Lemons and Al Farrell winning with a -35.SpringLakeOn Tuesday, Oct. 11, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held an Individual Net Score, flighted tournament on the Panther Creek golf course. In the A Flight, first place was won by Jan Hard with a net 68. In second place was Gary Behrendt with 69, and Will David took third place with a net 70. Winning the B Flight was Dave Docherty and Ed Clay; both tied at 72 strokes. Taking second place in B was Dan Porter at 73, and sneaking into third place was Jim Foote with a net 74. Except for a band of rain showers, the weather was excellent. On Thursday, Oct. 6, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association concluded a Two Day Pick Your Partner tournament, played on the front nine of Cougar and the front nine of Panther. Tuesday (Day 1 were added to Thursday (Day 2 t eam scores to get the winners. I n Flight A, the winners were Jon Brower and Pat Jaskowski with scores o f 66 Day 1 and 141 Day 2, for a net t otal of 207. Second place went to Joe Austin and Jay Payne with scores of 65 and 143 total 208. Third place was a tie between the teams of Bill Lawens and John Danko (67 + 142 = 209 Vern Hoffman (64 + 145 = 209 In Flight B, the winners were Pat Shatney and Larry Miesner who put together two excellent rounds of 55 (Day 1Day 2 of 184. Second place in B Flight went to Ed Clay and Dan Porter who scored 65 + 147 = 212. T hird place was won by Will David and Leon Van, who had scores of 66 + 147 = 213. Temperatures in the 70s and nice breezes made for some very nice golf. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011Page 3B ABC APPLIANCE; 3.639"; 4"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 6 6 7 7 HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 5 5 ABC APPLIANCE; 3.639"; 4"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 6 6 7 7 HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 5 5 B y RICK GANO Associated PressCHICAGO Aperson familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has agreed to a contract with the Chicago Cubs. The person says compensation issues must be worked out before the deal is finalized. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Wednesday night because there has not been an announcement. The 37-year-old Epstein would leave the Red Sox with a year remaining on his contract as general manager and take over what is expected to be an expanded role with the Cubs, who have gone 103 years without a World Series championship. Radio station WEEI in Boston, ESPN the Magazine and SI.com earlier cited unidentified sources in reporting that Epstein has agreed to a five-year deal. The Cubs declined comment Wednesday and Red Sox officials could not be reached by The Associated Press. On Tuesday, a person familiar with the situation told the APthat Epstein was likely to join the Cubs within 48 hours. With Epstein at the helm, the Red Sox ended an 86year World Series championship drought in 2004 and won the title again in 2007. Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts fired GM Jim Hendry in July, although Hendry stayed on the job for another month. AP source: Epstein agrees to deal with Cubs P hoto courtesy of BostonHerald.com Theo Epstein has reportedly reached a deal to become general manager of the Chicago Cubs. anyone that major changes need to be made, from bad contracts, bad attitudes and a generally lax farm system. And so I think Epstein will have his grace period, his honeymoon so to speak, for at least next season. So long as we see the work being done, the effort being put in, we can live with the growing pains. Thats how it has always been with fans of all theC hicago teams. We were spoiled by the Walter Paytons and MichaelJ ordans, for my generation at least, as they werent only the best players on their teams, but also the hardest workers. Have the talent but not the desire to bust your butt on every play? We wont stand for that. Maybe a bit short on talent, but have the grit and fight tog o all out? We will respect and embrace that. And I think that will e xtend to Epstein. Show us youre trying, adding more scouts, figuring out a way to get out from under the albatross that is the Alfonso Soriano contract, bringing in a manager (Terry Francona anyone?). If we can see the work being put in, the attitude andt he culture changing, well give you some time. It has, after all, been oneh undred-and-freaking-three years. Ok, maybe a little pressure. Dan Hoehne is the Sports Editor of the News-Sun. He can be reached at daniel.hoehne@newssun.com. Continued from 1B Theo, the next in a long line of new hopes Associated PressGAINESVILLE Florida coach Billy Donovan is close to signinga five-year contract that would keep him in Gainesville through the 2015-2016 season. The new deal would include the three years he has remaining on his current deal, which pays him $3.5 million annually, and add two more years. Florida athletic director Jeremy Foley said the school will announce financial terms once the deal has been signed. Obviously everyone knows how we feel about Billy Donovan, Foley said. s in the best interest of our program to keep him here for a long time. Donovan said he believes he will sign the new contract soon. In terms of us on the same page of where we are,I think its just a matter of me signing and getting it done, he said Wednesday. I think in this day and age in coaching its very, very rare to be staying at a job starting my 16th year and still have the same athletic director in place. (What has made this job and this opportunity to be here so special is my relationship with him. Donovan won two national championships (2006, 2007) and is 360-147 in 15 seasons in Gainesville. He also led Florida to the 2000 national championship game. The Gators were one game shy of reaching the Final Four last season, losing to Butler 74-71 in New Orleans. Donovan briefly left the program following Floridas second national championship to become head coach of the NBAs Orlando Magic. He changed his mind and returned to Florida four days later. Florida, Donovan close on contract File photo Billy Donovan to stay in Gainesville Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN Associated PressGAINESVILLE Florida coach Will Muschamp says linebacker Dee Finley is transferring. Muschamp says Finley would like to pursue other opportunities. Finley, a redshirt sophomore from Auburn, Ala., was charged with resisting arrest without violence after a traffic stop on campus last month. He was suspended one week. He played in five games this season, mostly on special teams. He has 12 career tackles. One of the top recruits in the country in 2008, Finley attended prep school before enrolling at Florida. He switched from safety to linebacker, but never panned out. Finley says he enjoyed his time at Florida, but that its best for me to move on and get a fresh start somewhere else. He will remain through the end of the semester. Florida LB Dee Finley to transfer from program


C M Y K B y BRETTMARTEL Associated PressBATON ROUGE, La. It is often said theres no such thing as a week off in the Southeastern Conference. That hardly applies this year. Acheck of the scores so far this season makes the SEC look like blowout central, begging the question of whether the league that has produced the national champion for five years running is more top-heavy than usual. In the 18 games played between SEC teams this year, half have been decided by 20 or more points. Only four have been decided by 8 points or fewer. The other 14 ended with double-digit victory margins. It seems unusual to me, LSU coach Les Miles said this week. Ive not seen the difference in scores being this big. I always felt like this was more of a defensive league and kind of held the scores down. The SEC has maintained its share of defensive stars, but a number of them are concentrated on Alabama and LSU, which also have strong running games and competent passing attacks. Logic would say that teams which field stifling, turnovercausing defenses and which also have offenses that can move the ball are bound to win by wide margins. Thats precisely what has happened in the cases of the No. 1 Tigers and the No. 2 Crimson Tide. ere getting turnovers and were not giving them up and the score just seems to mount, said Miles, whose Tigers have opened SEC play with wins by 13 points at Mississippi State, 28 over Kentucky and 30 over Florida. Alabama has won its first three SEC games by 24 over Arkansas, 28 over Florida and 34 over Vanderbilt, marking the first time the Tide has won its first three league games by 20 or more since Paul Bear Bryants 1980 squad. Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen said that in the case of Alabama and LSU, its not surprising to see the SEC looking a little toph eavy this year. Theres a lot of football to be played, but those two seem to have separated themselves from every other team in the country, Mullen said. I thought LSU was a pretty impressive football team. Vanderbilt coach James Franklin said the best handful of teams in the country tend to post their share of lopsided victories, no matter whom they play. s one thing to be a Top 25 team. Its another to be in that top 5, Franklin said. The gap between No. 30 and No. 20, I dont think is that significant. But that gap between No. 15 and No. 2 or 3 is dramatic. Odds makers expect more easy wins for both the Tigers and the Tide this Saturday. LSU is a more than twoTD favorite at Tennessee, while Alabama is a more than three touchdown favorite at Mississippi. Yet there have been plenty of other blowouts across the SEC not involving LSU or Alabama. Vanderbilt beat Mississippi by 23 points. Before Florida dropped out of the Top 25 with big, backto-back losses to Alabama and LSU, the Gators won their first two SEC games by 10 over Tennessee and 38 over Kentucky. In the Gatorscase, a leg injury to senior starting quarterback John Brantley against Alabama likely contributed to the lopsided losses, although Miles said he was still surprised to see Florida have its worst loss to LSU since 1971. After losing its SEC opener by 24 to Alabama, Arkansas beat Auburn by 24. South Carolina beat Vanderbilt by 18 and walloped Kentucky by 51. Georgia has posted 14point wins over both Ole Miss and Mississippi State. s definitely abnormal, LSU guard Will Blackwell said. In the SEC, youre expecting a one-score difference in just about every game. Backwell, a senior, speaks from experience. Last season, LSU went 11-2 overall but had a number of heartpounding finishes in SEC games, including a 2-point win over Tennessee on touchdown scored on an untimed down, followed by a narrow victory over Florida after a fake field goal set up a winning touchdown pass in the final seconds. The Tigers also held on to beat Alabama by a field goal, beat Ole Miss by only a touchdown and lost to eventual champion Auburn by a touchdown. LSU receiver Russell Shepard said in some cases such as those of Florida and Tennessee, teams that have been historically strong are going through coaching transitions and have a lot of youth. Florida has a first-year coach in Will Muschamp, while Tennessee has a second-year coach in Derek Dooley. When youve got a lot of youth, youre going to have games where the youth plays to its potential and games where the youth plays like youth, Shepard said. You throw the new coaches into the mix and youve just got a lot to learn. In time, some of these teams will get back to their dominant ways. for the 12-6 final. This was an exceptional game played by the Pee Wees, bringing their record to 5-3. Following the Pee Wee game, the Junior Varsity team, ages 12 and 13, managed by head coach Cliff Howell, took the field with the Plant City Eagles. The game got off to a great start with the home Eagles offense driving down the field in their first possession of the game. The JVoffense was on the field for the majority of the first quarter with some costly penalties thwarting their efforts. The dominating Eagles defense took the field, lead by Akem JnPierre, and quickly shut down the Hurricanes offense going into halftime 0-0. Going into the third quarter, the Eagles defense stood strong with key tackles made by Rafael Smith, Anthony Healy, Timothy Jordon, Davonya Cricket Hunter and Jalen Williams. This was a defensive battle of the claws, and the wind and rain that was pouring at this point. Going into the last quarter of the game, there was still no score on the board and the Eagles offense make some yardage with key runs by quarterback Sammy Smith and CJ Harris. With the game winding down, the defenses on both teams stood strong, and another overtime game was on the docket. HYF won the toss and got the ball first. During the first overtime, the Eagles and Hurricanes were at a stand-off with noone scoring. Afamiliar pattern followed with the second overtime also passing without a score. In the third OT, on fourth down, Smith found Harris in the end zone to finally get HYF on the board with a 6-0 lead. The Hurricanes had one more shot, but on third down, Jordan swooped into the backfield and knocked the ball loose. Williams then pounced on the ball to end things and move the Eagles to 6-2 for the season. The last game of the day was the Varsity team, ages 13, 14 and 15 and lead by h ead coach John Bishop. The Eagles offense came with Cole Kilgo leading the team, but struggled to get team down the field. The Hurricanes, however, quickly took control. Kilgo connected with Lane Hammond for Eagles lone touchdown, with a final score of 25-6 bringing their record to 4-4 and clinchinga spot in the playoffs.. 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 Highlands Eagles will be on the road this week traveling to Lakeland to play the Polk County Titans on Saturday, Oct. 15. 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. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011w ww.newssun.com 64 WEST COLLISION; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 6 6 1 1 5 5 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 9 9 PHYSCHIC READINGS/MRS.LAUREN; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 10/14/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 8 8 0 0 PHYSCHIC READINGS/MRS.LAUREN; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 10/14/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 8 8 0 0 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 9 9 64 WEST COLLISION; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 6 6 1 1 5 5 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Ashley Townsend goes up for this kill attempt in the Green Dragons sweep of Avon Park Tuesday night. N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE J amie Wirries reaches for this dig Tuesday, though Avon Park couldnt take advantage of a sloppy night for both teams in a loss to Lake Placid. point run got the 26-24 win. That momentum carried over as, after the Devils notched the first point, the Dragons ran off eight straight to make this seem like a blowout in the making. But Avon Park scored eight of the next 12 points to get to within 12-9, prompting Wells to call a time out. Atrade of points after play resumed then saw Lake Placid add three more to make it 16-10 on a Marissa Baldwin kill. T he Devils would push back a little, getting to within 19-15, but that would be as close as they would get as the Dragons put together three separate runs to finish the 2517 win. And it was early in the third set where a sequence served as a microcosm of the night for both teams. When a Lake Placid hit deflected off an Avon Park player, it caromed on an arc beyond the back line. Ahustling Jamie Wirries raced back and got a hand on it, launching it back toward the net, but on a trajectory heading out of bounds to the right. But Chacon never gave up and dug it back over her head at a near-impossible angle and somehow got it over then et, where the shocked Dragons saw it drop for an Avon Park score. Yet Lake Placid got that point back when a lofted tip then dropped between four Lady Devils. The rest of the set was back-and-forth, with Avon Park getting a small lead and the Dragons tying it time and again. ABaldwin kill had it knotted again late, 22-22, but the Devils scored the next to for their second game-point of the night. But much like the first one, they couldnt finish, with Lake Placid sweeping the next four for the 26-24 win. The one positive thing is that we did fight back and left with a win, Wells said. It was Senior Night, so maybe they were distracted by that, but were still playing down. Avon Park didnt play well and we should have been able to take advantage of that. But they didnt take advantage of all of our mistakes either The Dragons were back at it on the road at Frostproof Thursday and finish off their regular season scheduleM onday at Hardee. Avon Park finished out its regular season Thursday witha Senior Night match against Mulberry. Both teams will then await the District Tournament beginning the week of Oct. 24 at DeSoto. Continued from 1B LP takes sloppy win Continued from 1B Eagles on road Saturday Lopsided games dominate SEC schedule


C M Y K By MANSUR MIROVALEV A ssociated PressMOSCOW An international human rights watchdog lambasted an Oscar-winning actress and other Western celebrities on Wednesday for attending a concert held on the birthday of Chechnyas Kremlin-backed leader, who has been accused of grave rights abuses. The New York-based Human Rights Watch said that American actress Hilary Swank, Belgian actor Jean Claude Van Damme and British violinist Vanessa Mae attended the concert in the Chechen capital, Grozny. The Oct. 5 show was held at a police-cordoned stage on Chechen leader Ramzan Kadyrovs 35th birthday. Human Rights Watch urged the artists to avoid legitimizing people like Kadyrov, who has been accused by rights groups of having orchestrated abductions, extrajudicial killings and the enforcement of sharia law in Chechnya, a Russian republic. Ramzan Kadyrov is linked to a grim record of abuse, the groups Europe and Central Asia director Huge Williamson said in a statement. When stars get paid to turn up to party with (Kadyrov suffering of countless victims of human rights abuses. The artistsrepresentatives were not immediately available for comment. Kadyrov is a former separatist rebel who changed sides before the second Chechen war started in 1999. Respected human rights groups have documented disa ppearances, house torchings and extra-judicial killings, a nd say they have evidence of Kadyrovs direct participation in torturing crime suspects. Kadyrov has consistently denied involvement in any of the killings, saying the accusations are fabricated to blacken his name. Dozens of Russian politicians, film and sports stars also attended the concert and praised Kadyrov from a stage arranged between a gigantic mosque and a newly built business center. During the birthday show, Swank said that she has been taken by the Chechen governments passion to make peace and to make something beautiful. I hope to have a film premiere here, the two-time Oscar winner clad in a streaming evening dress said in remarks televised on Chechen state television. Happy birthday, Mr. President. A ction star Van Damme said he spoke from his heart, but mispronounced Kadyrovs name and called Chechnya a nation. The audience gave Kadyrov a standing ovation when the bullnecked and burly man performed a traditional Chechen dance during a song that praised his rule and called Chechnya the center of the universe. Under Kadyrovs leadership and backed by huge tranches of money from the federal budget, Chechnya has become relatively quiet. Grozny, left mostly in ruins by two wars, has risen from the rubble, and the insurgent violence that once gripped Chechnya has largely migrated to neighboring republics of the volatile Caucasus region. The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who m eet 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.F RIDAY Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. For details, call 314-0891. Alzheimers Association Support Group meets at 6 p.m. second Friday at the Oaks of Avon in AvonPark. For details, call 385-3444. American Legion Post 25 hosts a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Cost is $6. Shrimp also is available for same price. Open to the public. Tickets in the lounge on Friday night. Lounge hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For d etails, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 h as karaoke from 7 p.m. until final call at the post, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Post open at noon. Happy Hour from 4-6 p .m. Members and guests only. For details, call 4711 448. Avon Park Breakfast R otary Club meets 7 a.m., Rotary Club building. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. For details, call 385-8118. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club offers a class in Lake Placid at the Sunshine RV Resort from 9-11 a.m. Friday. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 3826792 or e-mail him at samdunn@samdunn.net. Heartland AIDS Network meets 9 a.m., second Friday, Heartland Professional Plaza Learning Center, Sebring. Heartland Clubs meet at 3:30 p.m. on the second F riday of each month at Placid Lakes Town Hall B uilding, 2010 Placid Lakes B lvd. Call 699-6773. Highlands Social Dance C lub hosts ballroom dancing every Friday, October through March from 7-9:30 p.m. at the S enior Center on Sebring Parkway. Dance the n ight away to the music of the a reas Big Bands. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. A dmission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Call 385-6671. Lake Country Cruisers has a car show from 5-8 p.m. second Friday at Woodys Bar-B-Q parking lot, Lake Placid. There is a live disc jockey and door prizes. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 has lounge hours beginning at 1 p.m. There is a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $8.50 per person. The lodge is opent o members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose serves wings, fish and burgers at 6 p.m. Music provided from 7-11p .m. Pool tournament is at 8 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose H ighlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon P ark. Karaoke from 7-10 p.m. L odge phone number 4520579. Narcotics Anonymous N ew Day Group meets at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave,S ebring. For information call H eartland area helpline (863 683-0630. More information on o ther meetings and events at w ww.naflheartland.org. Sebring Bridge Club has B ridge, ACBLDuplicate at the c lubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Fridays. For d etails or info on lessons, call 3 85-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 s erves chicken or fish baskets f rom 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring, for a $4 donation. Blind darts isp layed at 7 p.m. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 s erving buffet dinner at 5-7 p.m. Elks and guests invited. D ance music in ballroom at 6:30 p.m. Dinner and dance is $ 10 donation. For reservations, call 385-8647 or 4713557. Smoke-free environment. Lounge is open from 110 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 9 8, Sebring. 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. For details, call 385-2966 or leave a name, number and message. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 3800 serves steak by the ounce from 5:30-7 p.m. every fourth Friday at the post, 1224 C ounty Road 621 East, Lake Placid. Texas Hold em less ons, 2 p.m. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves pizza from 5 :30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE L akeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902. S ATURDAY American Association of University Women meets at 10 a.m. third Saturday at various locations. For details, call 4 65-2581 or 452-2493. American Legion Post 25 s erves sirloin burgers from 1 1:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Jam session is from 24 p.m. The lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Members a nd guests invited. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 69 in AvonPark serves dinner at 5 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p .m. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs s erved. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Lakes Association has a pancake breakfast on the third Saturday o f every month. $4 for adults, $ 2 for children under 12. The clubhouse is at 2714 Nautilus D rive in Avon Park. Avon Park Public Library has a free Adult Film Series at noon. For details, call 4523803. Heartland Avian Society meets at 1 p.m. third Saturday at various homes or a restaurant. Pet bird owners meet to share food and fellowship and take occassional field trips. L ooking for other bird owners to join us. For details, call Sharol at 465-7350. Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. provides f ree assisted riding sessions for adults and children with special needs from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and S aturday at 118 W. College Drive, AvonPark. For details or to volunteer, call Mary McClelland, coordinator, 4520006. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, A von Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) has a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., country store open from 8 a.m. to noon and pancake breakfast served from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Vendors are welcome. Nos etup fee is charged for the s ummer months. Plenty of off road parking. For details, call 382-2208. Historical Society of G reater Lake Placid meets at noon quarterly on the third S aturday of March, June, September, and December at t he Masonic Hall, 106 N. Main for a potluck luncheon. Hot Rod Nights Cruise In, m eets from 5-8 p.m. every third Saturday at the Home Depot parking lot in Sebring. For details, call 441-3051 or 441-3086. Lake Placid Art League h as a class in Pastels/Acrylics t aught by Llewellyn Rinald f rom from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2 661 opens the lounge at 1 p .m. Card games are played at 1 p.m., and Bar Bingo is at 1 :30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian C hurch, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863 6 83-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Oak Street, Lake Placid. For mored etails, call 382-1821. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves dinner from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Music is from 7-10 p.m. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Club 2259 offers line dancing lessons at 2 p .m. the first and third Saturday for members and guests at 11675 U.S. 98, S ebring. For details, call 6553920. Twelve Step Study Group for Adult Children of A lcoholics meets at 11 a.m. first and third Saturday, at first building south of UnionC ongregational Church, 105 N. F orest Ave., AvonPark. Parking available south of old church. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880, 1224 County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. Spaghetti dinner and karaoke at 5:30 p.m. on the third Saturday ofe ach month. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 4300 serves a meal for $6 from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 3858902. SUNDAY American Legion Post 25 Lake Placid has lounge hours from 1-9 p.m. Live music is f rom 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 guestso nly. Post is at 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Call 471-1448. Heartland Interfaith Alliance meets 1:30 p.m., first F riday, St. Frances of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid. Ford etails, call 465-0051. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2 661 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. Fo r details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose has k araoke 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. 2 494, 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, m eets from 4-5 p.m. in secon d f loor 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, g o to www.oa.org Ridge Area Missionary Soldiers Avon Park P athfinder Club meets from 9 a.m. to noon every first and third Sunday at 58 E. Sixth St., Avon Park. For details, call 4 71-2143. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 s erves lunch at 2 p.m. at the c lub, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 offers NASCAR racing i n the pavilion at 1:30 p.m. Bar o pen and kitchen open from 25 p.m. Lodge is at 11675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 6 55-3920. Society for Creative Anachronism (Local C hapter: Shire of Stagridge ) meets at 2 p.m. first and third Sunday at Brewsters Coffee House on U.S. 27 in Sebring. For details, call 214-5522. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 serves hamburger s f rom 4-5:30 p.m. and plays poker at 5:30 p.m. at the pos t, 1 224 County Road 621 East, L ake Placid. For details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars P ost 4300 Karaoke is from 5 -8 p .m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 14, 2011Page 5B DESIGNER DENTAL; 3.639"; 4"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 6 6 8 8 L AMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; make good for 10/12/11 ad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 9 9 0 0 2 2 COMMUNITYCALENDAR Celebrities slammed for attending Chechen concert


C M Y K Outreach scheduleAce Homecare will host the following community outreach events in the coming week: Today, 7 a.m., Health Fair, ARC Residence, Pleasant Street, Avon Park; 9 a.m., Health Fair, Avon Park Meal Site, Main Street, Avon Park. Monday, 10 a.m., Coping with Transitions, Chatham Pointe, Stenstom Road, Wauchula; 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun n Lake Boulevard, Sebring. Tuesday, 8 a.m., Health Fair, Sebring Bluffs, U.S. 27, Sebring; 10 a.m., Health Fair, Fair Havens, Apartments, Spinks Road, Sebring; 1 p.m., Coping with transitions, Groves, behind Sebring Diner, U.S. 27, Sebring. Wednesday, 9 a.m., Health Fair, Avon Park Meal Site, Main Street, Avon Park; 10:30 a.m., Coping with Transitions, Crown Pointe, Assisted Living Facility, Sun n Lake Boulevard, Sebring. Thursday, 9 a.m., Health Fair, Maranatha Village, Arbuckle Creek Road, Sebring; 10:30 a.m., Caregivers support group, Balmoral Assisted Living Facility 93 Balmoral Road, C.R. 621, Lake Placid; 1 p.m., Coping with transitions, Balmoral Assisted Living Facility, C.R. 621, Lake Placid.Low Vision Information group meets ThursdaySEBRING The Low Vision Information Group will be meeting on Thursday at noon at St. John United Methodist Church on Grand Prix Drive in Sebring in their Education Building. Anyone experiencing problems with low vision are invited to attend. Featured speaker is Sally Meyers, program director at the Lighthouse of Manasota, who will provide tips and techniques for reading and writing, time and money management, and home safety to help you feel more confident about living independently with low vision. The Lighthouse, located in Sarasota, has partnered with the Florida Division of Blind Services to provide vision rehabilitation training to residents of Highlands County. All those who are interested in classes through the Lighthouse, contact Sally. Classes are offered at St. John United Methodist Church in Sebring. This meeting is the first of the 2011-12 season for the group. Lectures are scheduled every third Thursday of the month unless a special meeting has been arranged to accommodate the speaker's schedule. This information group is hosted by Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization. If you would like to be on our post-card list for announcements, please call H.A.L.L.O. at 385-1196, email: halloinc@embarqmail.com or write: H.A.L.L.O., P.O. Box 7082, Sebring, FL33872. S unshine, water, flip flops, bronze tans, vacation homes, and lavish lifestyles define howm any Floridians live. However, there is a dark cloudl ooming over the Sunshine State for those who are suffer-i ng from a prescription drug addiction, o r for families and friends who have lost loved ones as a result of prescription drug abuse. D rug Free Highlands and many other prevention specialists around the state o f Florida are working hard to bring on the sunshine and take away that cloud that has grown increasingly darker over the last several years. It is scary to think that most of us m ay know someone or have a friend that knows someone who has died from a prescription drug overdose. Scary for sure, but its not hard to believe considering that on average seven people diee very day in Florida due to prescription drug overdoses. That is 2,555 people in o ne year. So we feel so passionately about this issue, but what are we going to do a bout it? Drug Free Highlands distributes educational materials through flyers, handouts, Facebook, the website and our in-house resource room. Moreover, most recently, Drug Free H ighlands along with the Hardee and Polk County Drug Prevention Coalitions hosted the second annual Prescription Drug Summit. The summit was created to raise awareness of theR x Drug Epidemic, educate the community and surrounding communities, a nd challenge participants to step-up and help make a difference. S o weve educated Highlands County by giving information and offering a summit, but we also work with local law enforcement on getting the drugs out of the reach of the wrong hands byp articipating in take back programs. Operation Medicine Cabinet illustrates our commitment to keeping citizens safer, protecting our young people from the harmful misuse of prescriptiond rugs, understanding the needs of seniors, and the environmental implications related to improper disposal. M any Floridians are not aware that medicines that sit in home cabinets are highly susceptible to diversion, misuse and abuse. Incidents of prescription drug abuse i n the U.S. are increasing at alarming rates, as are the number of accidental p oisonings and overdoses deaths due to these drugs. Studies show that a major-i ty of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends, including from the home medicine cabinet. Many Floridians do not know how t o properly dispose of their unused medicine, often flushing them down the toilet or throwing them away both potential safety and health hazards. The Operation Medicine Cabinet task f orce is working diligently on Highlands Countys third take back program, which is set for Saturday, O ct. 29, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. We encourage you to clean out your medicine cabinets, tell your friends and make a trip to one of the four locations in Highlands County to properly dis-p ose of your medications. Drop off sites are at the following l ocations: Avon Park Police Department, 3 04 West Pleasant St.; 453-6622. Highlands County Sheriffs Office Substation, Liberty Star Plaza, 7177 S. George Blvd. Sebring; 4027200. Lake Placid Police Department, 8 N. Oak Ave.; 699-3757. Sebring Police Department, 307 N. Ridgewood Drive; 471-5108. Amanda Sherley is program director for D rug Free Highlands. Page 6BNews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 6 6 1 1 2 2 LAMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 4"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 6 6 1 1 3 3 HRMC; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 6 6 1 1 4 4 HEALTHYLIVING DearPharmacist: Every fall, I worry about catchingc ough and cold. My Jewish grandmother used to come over and cook soup with bones in it. She insisted it would keep us healthy andm ade us suck the marrow out of the bones. Truthfully, we never got sick. What doy ou think of this idea? I dont want to torture my own kids but she may haveo n to something. B.E., Hartford, C onnecticut Answer: Anything that helps you avoid illness (andp ricey antibiotics) is fine by me! Growing up, my mom m ade us kids do the same. I can still hear her ravenously sucking the marrow out of the bones, they never had a chance. Bone marrow soupc ontains red marrow, which provides immune system f actors such as myeloid stem cells, which are precursors to red blood cellst hat bring oxygen to your organs. It also contains l ymphoid stem cells, precursors to white blood cells and platelets. White blood c ells fight germs and platelets help your blood clot properly. If youre still grossed out about cooking such a pre-h istoric soup, keep listening. Bone broth will provide your body with two important amino acids, glycine and proline.G lycine is needed to help our body form a powerful l iver antioxidant called glutathione, which neutralizep oisons. Proline has been researched extensively and supports heart health by blocking dangerous lipoprotein a from stick-i ng to your arteries (think atherosclerosis). While the idea of bone broth might make you want to fast, the truth is, boneb roth is great for a fasting or detoxification program because it supports both phase I and II detoxification and builds up collagen to support healthy bones, discs in your back, your skin, ligaments, cartilage and tendons. I think bone soup can support wound healing, and j oint health all while soothing inflamed mucus membranes in the digestive trac t P erfect for IBS, leaky gut, C eliac and Crohns disease. G etting hungry yet? Because I always try w hat I write about, I bought s ome bones tonight and made the soup. It tasted g ood. I flavored it with fresh garlic, celery, carrots parsley and onions. I cooked it for five hours on low, although you could use a crock pot and let it simm er overnight. Bone marrow soup provides minerals, especially c alcium, magnesium and phosphorus. Great, becaus e t hese support bone, heart and muscle health... and they make your nails grow fast. When cooking the soup, add two teaspoons o f apple cider vinegar to helpe xtract the minerals from the bone. T o ramp up immune-boos ti ng properties, buy fresh or dried astragalus root, a wonderful Chinese herb.A dd one-quarter cup to your soup for the last 20 minutes, but dont do this if you take methotrexate or cyclophosphamide drugs. Skim the astragalus and an y f at/foam from the soup before consuming. I draw t he line at bones, but if yo u are friskier, make your soup with oxtail or chicken feet. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Bone marrow soup: yummy or yuck? Dear Pharmacist S uzy Cohen Operation Medicine Cabinet set for Oct. 29 M etro O peration Medicine Cabinet will give you a chance to clean out all of those old prescriptions you have in your home. O ne Stop Drug Talk Amanda Sherley HEALTHNEWSSNAPSHOTS The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCASEBRING On this 18th Sunday after Pentecost service a special Back to ChurchS unday will be led by the Rev. Carol Solovitz, dean of the Lake Conference-ELCA. Holy Eucharist will be served. S pecial music will be by Jim Helwig, organist and Gerry Schlamp. Eucharist Assistant/Lector is Ron Fitzpatrick. Refreshmentsw ill be served in the fellowship hall after the service. Everyone is welcome to come meet and greet the ELCAofficials. Bible reading and discuss ion every Thursday at 10 a.m.; the leaders will be S haron Palmer and Barbara Donovan. Wewelcome members and non-memberso f the church to come and learn more about God as we r ead His Book. Coffee provided. The Labyrinth Prayer Garden is open to the public as well as church memberss even days a week. Avon Park Church of ChristA VON PARK A Person after Gods Own H eart (Acts 13: 22 the Sunday morning message presented by LarryR oberts, Minister. The Lords Supper is served every Sunday. T he Sunday evening service will be a devotional in t he multi-purpose room. A finger food fellowship will follow. There will be a dinner at a local restaurant on Tuesdayn ight for all members and their guests. Avon Park Church of Christ is at 200 S. Forest Ave. For information, call 453-4692.Bethel Baptist ChurchLAKE PLACID Bethel Baptist Church, at 216 E. Park St. in Lake Placid, is having Neighbor Sunday t his Sunday. The new pastor, Dr. John Hankins, would like to get to know the neighbors in the Lake Placid area. All visiting neighbors will b e recognized during the evangelistic service. Also, a New Testament will be given to each first-time visitor. The Sunday school hour a dult Bible class, taught by Pastor Hankins, will continue the study on Fruit of the Spirit. There is also a class for the children during theS unday school hour. The pastor and congregation of Bethel BaptistC hurch invites the neighbors to attend. For more information, call t he church office at 6339294.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This S unday morning, Pastor Scott McLean will be preaching a sermon entitled The Real Rendering to God. T he church is at 1320 C.R. 64, east the Avon Park H igh School. For more information, call 471-2663 or search visit www.christ-l utheranavonpark.org/. This is an LCMS congregation.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morning is titled Doctrine of Atonement. The keynote isf rom I Timothy 2:5, ...there is one God, and one mediator between God and men, t he man Christ Jesus. The church is at 146 N. Franklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Pause BeforeT hird Woe: Part 2 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will continue the book of Hebrews.E astside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID This Sunday there will be a spe-c ial presentation by Jose Maldonado from Christian F inancial Resources. After Worship services, please stay for the food and fellowshipa t the monthly potluck. Due to the potluck, the Agape C afe will be closed this week. Wednesday evenings our mid-week Bible study and discussion time is an infor-m al setting with open discussion. E astside Christian Church is at 101 Peace Avenue in Lake Placid, two miles easto f U.S. 27 on C.R. 621. Call 465-7065.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING The Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, The Good, the Bad and theH ungry, with Scripture taken from Matthew 22:1-14. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County R oad 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com/.F aith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Pastor Gary Kindle will be delivering his sermon entitled: Paying Taxes To Caesar from M atthew 22:15-22. The service can be heard live on WITS 1340 AM. H eartland Circuit Reformation Service will b e held at Faith on Sunday, Oct. 3 0 at 4 p.m. Praise teams f rom the different churches of the Heartland Circuit wi ll b egin singing at 3:30 p.m., w ith a communion worship service beginning at 4 p.m. There will be supper served after the service tha t will consist of brats, Germanp otato salad, sauerkraut, drink, and dessert. The cost f or the meal will be $5. Please call the church Monday through Thursday 9 a .m. to 2 p.m., at 385-7848, or e-mail faithlutheranseb ring@embarq.com or find Faith Lutheran ChurchS ebring on Facebook to giv e t he church an idea of how m uch breakfast to make.First Baptist Church o f Avon ParkA VON PARK The Rev. Jon Beck will be speaking at t he morning service and the evening service. W ednesday services i nclude prayer meeting/Bib l e study as well as children and youth activities. S panish Church, led by www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 14, 2011Page 7B C HRIST FELLOWSHIP (RETAIL p age; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 8 8 7 7 AVON PARK BINGO; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 4 4 RELIGION Last week was an important week for the Palestinians, becauseM ahmoud Abbas, the head of the Palestinian Authority, urged the UN to recognize Palestine (the West Bank) as a nations tate. But do we know the historical real story? Let me take you back, all the way to Genesis 12:2, where God states to Abraham: I will make youi nto a great nation. Later on God tells the I sraelites that this is an everlasting covenant. God also tells them the borderso f their land, which is much larger then their prese nt borders. Now let me tell you about the Balfour declaration from Nov. 2, 1917, when Palestine was givenb y the English to the Jewish people. The outline o f Palestine was much larger then present day Israel. When Israel was finally a cknowledged by the UN, it was dwindled down to a v ery small piece of land. Israel accepted the borders of their new country, butt he Palestinians did not. It was the evening of May 14, 1948. That night all the n ew neighboring countries attacked Israel, but the J ews held their positions. Then came June 5, 1967. The famous Six Day War had started. Again, Israels Arab neighbors wanted tod estroy Israel; but, instead, Israel took Samaria and Galilee plus the Golan Heights and the Sinai. The Jews were the clear winners of this war, the gained land belonged to them. A nd again war came to Israel on Oct.6, 1973 in the f amous Yom Kippur War. The Arab neighbors started a surprise attack on the most Holy day of Israel. After initial retreat, Israel o nce again was able to fight the enemy and hold o n to their territories. This time around, the pressure is on once againw ith the support of all Muslim countries and most o f the countries of the world. But whose land is it? Did not God give it to the Israelites? Did they not wint heir wars twice fair and square? O n top of it, Israel treats the Palestinians very well. They get to govern most oft heir territory, they receive money from Israel, they r eceive most of their water and electricity from Israel. But here is what the P alestinians really want: All of Israel. The terror organization Hamas partn ers with Fatah in the negotiations. Hamas stated g oal is to eradicate Israel. Why does the world not see through this scheme? Because the prophecies of the Bible must come true. S oon a man will arise who will guarantee Israel peace and safety. The Bible calls him Anti-Christ. Yes, the stage is set for the second coming of Jesus. Reinhold Buxbaum is Pastor of The Way Church. He teaches An Evening in Prophecy at H omers Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. on Oct. 3 No purchase is necessary Whose land is it, anyway? Guest Column Reinhold Buxbaum Annual bazaar planned at Florida Ave.AVON PARK Florida Avenue Baptist Churchs omen On Mission will be holding their annual bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 22, rain or shine, in the Fellowship Hall from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds will go to supplying Thanksgiving baskets to needy families in the community. The church is located at 710 W. Bell St. in Avon Park. If you have any questions, call 453-5339, Monday through Thursday, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Grace Card playing at AP NazareneAVON PARK Pastor Randy Rupert and the Avon Park Church of the Nazarene welcome all to see The Grace Card on Saturday at 7 p.m. The Grace Card is a powerful story about grace and forgiveness. Dr. Tony Evans says, Its a must-see film. There is no admission fee. The church is located at 707 W. Main Street in Avon Park. For more information, call 453-4851.s Called Love on stage at Ridge SDAAVON PARK Ridge SDAChurch, in association with Action Drama Ministry, will present Its Called Love at 6 p.m., on Saturday at the church, 507 W. Hal McRae Blvd. What have I done? I must get her back! He said he loved me and Should love hurt this much? are some of the questions that will be addressed in this drama presentation. Its compelling, heart-wrenching, a must-see drama production and is highly requested by churches in and around central Florida. Agenerous love offering would be appreciated. RELIGIONNEWSSNAPSHOTS RELIGION NEWSGUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 CHURCHNEWS Continued on page 8B The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun t hat is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to c ome worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For information contact (239 0390. Pastor Travis Vanderford. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 5 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult B ible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A(truck route) in Avon Park. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, senior pastor; Scott King, interim youth minister; Joy Loomis, music director; and Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Primera Mision Bautista pastor. Regular Sunday schedule: 9 a.m. Library open; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship; 10:45 a.m. Childrens Church; 6 p.m. Evening Service. Nursery provided for Sunday morning service. Regular Wednesday schedule: 6 p.m. Prayer Meeting; 6 p.m. childrens choirs; 6 p.m. youth activities; 6:30 p.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal; 7 p.m. Mission Programs. Call 453-6681 for details. Spanish Sunday services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. Sunday worship; 7 p.m. eevening worship. Spanish Wednesday Service: 7 p.m. Bible study. Spanish Friday Meeting: 7 p.m. Family Night Visitation. In the heart of Avon Park. For the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake P lacid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm Street. (2 blocks south of Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863 www.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every Tuesday for prayer breakfast and womens prayer breakfast is at 8 a.m. every Wednesday, both at the Family Restaurant. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church, Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. David E. Richardson, senior pastor; Rev. Joe Delph, associate pastor, minister of youth and activities; and Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Becky Gotsch, director. Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 7 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL33870 (Ahalf mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Ken Geren, interim pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. Anursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Office phone, 3850752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn 7408 Valencia Road; 655-2610. 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 S tudy 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. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 3853993; Assisting Priest (retired Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Masses Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon MondayFriday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Weekend Masses 4 and 5 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m. Saturday Spanish Mass (Holy Family Youth Center), 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, noon Sunday Sunday Mass; 5 p.m. Sunday English Family Mass (Holy Family Youth Center). Confession: every Saturday 3-3:45 p.m. or first Friday of the month 7:15-7:45 a.m., or by appointment with any priest. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31 Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863 Web at www.firstchristianap.com. O ur 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.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. We w ould like to extend an invitation for you and your family to visit with us here at Sebring Parkway. Our hours of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck routeAvonPark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Don Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP the Rev. Jonathan Soltero, meets Sunday and Wednesday. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information, call4 53-6681 or e-mail info@fbcap.net/.First Baptist Church of Placid LakesLAKE PLACID On Sunday, Pastor Darryl George will preach the sermon entitled The Responsive Heart! (Regarding LastW eeks Challenge)! with regards to Luke 8:4-8. The church is at the corner of Washington and Kemper Avenues in Placid Lakes. Anursery is provided for all s ervices. For more information, call 465-5126 from 8 a.m. to noon, M onday through Thursday or email the church at placidlakes@hotmail.com/.First Christian Church (Disciples of ChristSEBRING This Sunday morning, the church will be celebrating the pastor and letting him knowh ow much they appreciate his leadership and guidance. M any from the congregation will take part in the service. The elders and deacons who have been assigned to serve are elder Johnny Johnston and Linda Ellis and thed eacons serving will be Chris Baker, Franny Goff, Carol Graves and Mike Graves. Peggy Fountain will be the greeter for the day. Serving as acolyte for October isD aniel Thibodeau. After the service, the church will gather in the fellowship hall to continue the celebration with a covered dish meal. T he young people are invited to worship with the adults at this special service. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave. Call 385-0352 for more information.F irst Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday morning, Pastor Bob Johnsons ser-m on is entitled Being Found Faithful based on I Corinthians 4 :1-21. The choirs introit will be We Have Come Into His House andt he anthem will be Find Us Faithful. S unday school is available for all ages. The adult Sunday school class is continuing the study of David in II Samuel chapter 15 in which David flees from Jerusalem.W endy Garcia is teaching the youth class and their lessons discuss how t he Bible applies to life today. On Wednesday, Bible study, entitled The Basics of the Faith, will be led by Pastor Bob Johnson. A potluck supper will be held inF ellowship Hall. Bring a meat or vegetable dish, a salad or dessert. Table service and beverages will be provided. The youth and Christian Education Committee will be inc harge of the program. On Thursday, the Mens Fellowship meets at The Depot for breakfast and returns to the church for a short Bible study and a workp roject at a members home. The church is at 215 E. Circle Street (with two entrances onL agrande Street). For more information, call the church office at 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Running the R ace is the title of Sunday mornings sermon given by the Rev. D arrell A. Peer. Tuesday, Grief Support Group meets in the adult classroom. Youth Group meets (for middle school and high school students) in thef ellowship hall for Bible study, sport activities, homework time a nd dinner. Wednesday, Choir rehearsal in t he adult classroom. T hursday, Womens Ministries b oard meeting in the adult classroom.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING This Sunday, the church will have a guest speaker, J oan Springer, who will bring the message at all three church services. Family Fellowship Dinner & Bible Studies on Wednesday evening in the Family Life Center. Listen Live on WITS-AM 1340 e ach Sunday to hear the worship s ervice. C all the church office for information at 385-5184. The church is downtown at 126 South Pine St. V isit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com/.Grace Pointe ChurchSEBRING Grace Pointe Church is at 200 Lark Ave., in the S ebring Hills Clubhouse. Tuesdays nome Bible dtudy continues on Revelation 19. Kids continue Grace-o-Meter. Sunday, Pastor Zimmer continu es the series on Making the W ilderness a Pasture. Kid church provided. Ustream available (live or 24/7 ) of all services in Sebring. Log on to ustream.tv and then enter grace pointetv in the search box. Feel free to check the church out on FaceBook.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this Sunday morning will be Gods Wrath with S cripture from Romans 1:18-32. Communion is offered during the service weekly The service will also include Mina West singing Lord I Need Y ou; and Roland Bates singing Sovereign Lord. Adult Sunday School is led by F ran VanHooreweghe Tuesdays adult Bible study wil l be taught by Pastor Ted Moore. Come early for snacks. Wednesday nights young adult and childrens programs taught by George Kelly, Amanda and Jon Armentrout and Toby Cribbs. It features a free meal!. Trunk or Treat is on Wednesday O ct. 26 and Movie night is on C ontinued from page 7B RELIGION CHURCHNEWS C ontinued on page 9B


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 14, 2011Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer .Service time is 9:30 with Holy Communion. Coffee hour following services. Newcomers welcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail redeemer1895@aol.com Web site: redeemeravon.com The church is at 839 Howes Way,Avon Park (two miles north of Sun N Lake Boulevard, across from Wells Dodge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. The Rev. Jim Kurtz, rector. Church office 3857649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL33852. Phone: 4650051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening: Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m. Child care available at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come see what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev. Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month; Ladies Group WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. 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. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 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 (AALCAmerican Association of Lutheran Churches, 4348 Schumacher Road, Sebring, one mile west of Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-1163. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA, 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will resume in the fall. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year roundfice phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday. Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship s ervice, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to2 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 M cQuaid, 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 L ester Osbeck. Asmall friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 3140482, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown ing@hotmail.com. Web site is www. ctmforme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. The Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Congregational Church 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday worship services are at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. in the Millennium Church. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. We also offer a Saturday service at 6 p.m. with Pastor Tiger Gullett in the Millennium Church. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org All teachings are taken from the Manufacturers Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway church@hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. 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.; Childrens/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; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Grief Support Group, 1 p.m.; Youth Group (middle and high school 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday morning traditional worship is at 9-10 a.m. in the sanctuary; contemporary worship is from 11 a.m. to noon. Sunday school classes for adults and children will be 10:10-10:50 a.m. in the educational building. Call the church office for more information about the classes offered. Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers; while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863 Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarm ysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. U NITED 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, C ontemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL33825. (863 James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m. for women who love God and crocheting. Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pastor. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Sunday schedule: Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m. (October-May onlye offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that want to know Christ and make Him known. Call the church office at 465-2422 or check out our church Web site at www.memorialumc.com St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, FL 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 27 and Hammock Road). Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion with worship first Sunday of month; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. all other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For more information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@earth link.net or check theWeb site sebringemmanuelucc.com. No matter who you are or where you are on lifes journey, youre welcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP Sunday, Oct. 30. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behind Publixl ighthouse. Phone number 3149693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID The Rev. Fred Ball, senior pastor, will preach on Cultivating Contentment in the Sanctuary fort he Heritage (Traditional) Worship Service and the Celebration (BlendedWorship. The Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor, will lead the New Song (ContemporaryWorshipS ervice in Rob Reynolds Fellowship Hall. T he church is behind the tower at 500 Kent Avenue in Lake Placid. Call 465-2422 for morei nformation.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, WisdomF or Aging, is taken from Ecclesiastes 11-12 (King James Version). Pastor Jim Scaggs willb ring the messages in the Sunday morning and evening worship services. The Wednesday evening service will be praise, prayer and Bible study.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Laity Sunday w ill be observed. Disciple Bible Study is Sunday. Boy Scouts meet Monday. Choir is Wednesday. Over Eaters Anonymous meets Thursday.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning, Pastor Keith Simmonsw ill have a sermon titled, Seeking Gods Work. Scripture r eading will be taken from I Peter 4:7-11. Sunday school meets in the Fidelis Room. They will be studying Transformed to Witnesst o the Community, taken from t he Scripture Acts 9:1-31.Southside Baptist ChurchS EBRING The Rev. David Altman will speak on The Angel of the Lord in the Sunday morning worship service. Childrens church and a nursery are avail-a ble. The evening service will focus on prayer for all nations. Wednesday services: Awana clubs and student ministry begin; Adult Bible study and prayerm eeting. The church is at 379 S. Commerce Ave. For information, call 385-0752.S pring Lake Presbyterian ChurchS EBRING Living With Integrity is the title of Sunday mornings sermon given by theR ev. Dr. Desmond Walker. The Scripture will be taken from I T hessalonians 2:8-13.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchS EBRING This Sunday is L aity Sunday. The Lay Speaker will be Agatha Johnson, with other laity participants: Elizabeth Danforth, Sharon Kaylor, Judy Clark, Jewell Weaver, Marvin Clark, Al Overslaugh, Norm Spear, Ruth Pilgun, Harry Johnson, Linda Spear, Earl Dungan and Cal Swisher. The message will be The Marks of an Effective Christian, t aken from I Thessalonians 1:110. E veryone is warmly welcomed and invited to lunch in the fell owship hall after the service.The Way Church SEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaums message will be Characteristics of the End Times. Scripture will be from t he Third Chapter of I Timothy. The J Unit meets Wednesday evenings. T he Way Church is at 1005 N orth Ridgewood Drive. Church p hone is 471-6140. Pastors cell i s 273-3674. For church informat ion and the pastors messages go t o www.thewaychurch.org/ Continued from page 8B RELIGION CHURCHNEWS Associated PressH ANOVER, N.H. Former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman is joking that he wont bring up faith in a debate with fellow Mormon and rival for the Republican presidential nominationM itt Romney. Their Mormon faith became a flashpoint during the contest after a supporter of Texas Gov. Rick Perry likened it to a cult. Romney has called on Perry to repudiate the senti-m ent and the remarks made by that pastor; Perry has refused. H untsman opened his question during Monday nights debate on the economy by promising not to interjectt he issue. He then turned to Perry and chuckled, Sorry, Rick. E vangelical Christians are skeptical about Mormons and proved a hurdle during Romneys first presidential run in 2008. The candidates made their comments during the Bloomberg-W ashington Post debate. Huntsman promises fellow Mormon not raise faith


C M Y K Associated PressWASHINGTON For a v oter looking to preview next years presidential election, nothing placed the competing a rguments in sharper focus than a single day. T uesday unfolded in nearly split screen fashion, framed by President Barack Obama making his economic case ata Pittsburgh union training c enter, Republicans offering a rebuttal in a presidential debate at Dartmouth College in New Hampshire and Senate Democrats failing to overcome a Republican filibuster of Obamas $447 bil-l ion jobs bill on Capitol Hill. Whats happened in this c ountry, under the Obama administration, is that you have a president who I think is well-meaning but just over his head when it comes to thee conomy, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney said, summing up the Republican view during the GOPdebate. I ndeed, Republicans have built a thick brief against Obama that casts him as an ineffective naof, too willing to prime the economy with temporary measures, too eager to raise taxes and too willing to give government stifling regulatory powers. Obama, in turn, is defining his economic stewardship by giving credit to his policies, attributing the anemic recovery and persistent unemployment to factors beyond his control a tsunami in Japan, unrest in the Arab world and a potentially devastating European debt crisis and blaming congressional Republicans for blocking his latest jobs initiative. lot of folks are living week-to-week, paycheck-topaycheck, even day to day Obama said in Pittsburgh. They need action, and they need action now.... In other words, they want Congress to do your job. That the GOPpresidential debate, exclusively devoted to the economy, occurred on the same evening that the Senate cast its vote on Obamas jobs bill was coincidence. But both served to define Obamas Republican opposition and set the tone for the developing presidential contest. Obama had been campaigning for the bill, making strategic stops in key presidential battleground states and in the backyards of congressional Republican leaders. The strategy is designed to build public support for the bill, but also to serve Obamas long-term political goals. N o matter who emerges from the Republican field, Obamas camp already is sign aling that they will tie the GOPcontender to R epublicans in Congress. Their goal is to weigh down the Republican nominee with the burden of an institution held in little esteem, and toc onvince the country that Obamas opponent is simply a continuance of outside-themainstream GOPleadership. The Republican presidential candidates have now had many opportunities to articu-l ate a plan for economic recovery, Rep. Debbie W asserman Schultz, the chairman of the Democratic National Committee, said Tuesday. Instead, they have simply c ontinued their courtship of the tea party and its ideology, marching in lockstep with the Republicans in Congress. Obama also has been b uilding a defense against the expected Republican attacks. The year began with an expectation in the White House, matched by many economists, that the recovery would take hold. But over ten months, the country took hits from a disaster in Japan, Arab turmoil that contributed to high gasoline prices, and the threat of a Greek financial default with global repercussions. And then unfortunately, Washington got involved in a self-inflicted wound with the debt ceiling fiasco, Obama said during a meeting with his jobs council in Pittsburgh. And all those things, I think, led to both consumers and businesses taking a big step backwards and saying, we are just not sure where this thing is going. But Obama has hitched his political fate and the economys on his jobs plan. It would have extended and expanded payroll tax cuts, provided continued jobless benefits to the long-term unemployed, helped keept eachers and police officers on the job and paid for tens of billions of dollars in publ ic works projects. The legislation would have paid for it a ll with a surtax on millionaires. Obama has said he will now seek to divvy up the bill and seek passage of its component parts. T he competing, partisan views of such an economic stimulus go to the heart of presidential politics. Obama says the initial $825 billion stimulus that Obama succeeded in passingt hrough Congress in 2009 halted the recession and put t he economy on the path to recovery. He credits the governments intervention in the auto industry for savingG eneral Motors and Chrysler. The president has said his new plan would create as many as 1.9 million jobs and help boost economic growthb y as much as 2 percent. Republicans counter that the 2009 stimulus failed and left the country in its current straits, with snail paced growth and unemployment stuck at 9.1 percent. The Republican presidential field is offering a list of counterproposals. Texas Gov. Rick Perry is calling for greater domestic oil and gas exploration. Herman Cain wants a massive overhaul of the tax system, with a 9 percent corporate tax rate, a 9 percent individual tax rate and a 9 percent sales tax. Former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania is proposing a repeal of every regulation put in place during Obamas presidency that would cost the economy more than $100 million a year. Repeal them all, he said. Obama is already steeling himself. Members of Obamas own jobs council pressed him on Tuesday to consider the impact of health, environmental and financial rules onj obs. Obama said he was sympathetic to their plea and that his administration is u ndertaking a review of federal regulations. B ut in an argument he will likely make on the campaign trail, he said: Once we make all the regulations smarter, eliminate the dumb ones ands o forth, theres still going to be some tensions that exist around, you know, how much do we value this extra 10,000 jobs versus these extra hundred thousand asthma cases. Page 10BNews-SunFriday, October 14, 2011www.newssun.com NU-HOPE THRIFT STORE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 10/14/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 6 6 9 9 S FCC; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, artist series subscri; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 8 8 6 6 POLITICS MCT President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign fundraiser in Orlando on Tuesday. Clash over economy sets tone for 2012 election B y STEVE PEOPLES and PHILIPELLIOTT Associated PressHANOVER, N.H. P residential challenger Mitt Romney accused President Barack Obama of failing to lead in a time of economic peril but sounded less con-s ervative than his Republican rivals in their debate Tuesday night,d efending the 2008 Wall Street bailout and declaring he can work with goodD emocrats. Romney positioned hims elf closer to the center in line with his claim that he can draw crucial independ-e nt voters in next years general election. I n the debate, the first focusing on the nations economy, Obama took a verbal beating from all of the Republican challengers.A ll said they would handle U.S. economic problems far d ifferently from the man they hope to replace. But Texas Gov. Rick P erry, Romneys chief rival at this point in the camp aign, had to defend himself for not yet offering his own plan. Im not going to lay it out all for you tonight, he said. Mitts had six years to be working on a plan; Ive been working on thisf or about eight weeks but clearly were going to be focused initially on the energy industry in this country and makingA merican again independent. T he debate may do little to help Perry stop his recent slide in polls. With Romney and businessman Herman Cain getting more ques-t ions than the others, Perry often seemed to fade into the background. When each candidate was given a chance to ask aq uestion of anyone else, Romney directed his to Minnesota Rep. MicheleB achmann. His choice seemed to suggest that he doesnt see Perry as at hreat, and it might play well with female voters and w ith staunchly conservative voters in Iowa, where Perry needs to do well. S tealing a bit of attention from the debate, Romney p icked up New Jersey Gov. Chris Christies endorsement a few hours before it began. Hes hoping that endorsement, by a man con-s idered a possible major contender until recently, w ill help cement his support among the GOPestablishment and nurture ani mage that hes the partys inevitable nominee. T he Wall Street bailout is a particular sore point with many conservative voters w ho will play an important role in choosing the Republican nominee next winter and spring. Romney said no one likes t he idea of bailing out big firms. However, he said, many of the actions taken in 2008 and 2009 were needed to keep the dollarsv alue from plummeting and to make sure that we didn t all lose our jobs. Romney in debate: I can work with good Democrats


C M Y K By DAVID GERMAIN APMovie WriterTORONTO Nicolas Cage may be happy he got to work with Nicole Kidman and reunite with director Joel Schumacher on his new thriller Trespass. Yet Cage isnt thrilled that viewers will be able to watch the movie at home the same day it opens in a handful of theaters. The story of a family terrorized by home intruders, respass debuts Friday fora limited theatrical run in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and seven other major markets. It will be available at the same time for home viewing through video on demand. The DVD and Blu-ray release follow barely two weeks later on Nov. 1, compared with a typical window of about four months between the time most Hollywood films open in theaters and debut on home video. Its a business decision that will help Trespass distributor Millennium Entertainment, an independent outfit that does not have the big marketing bucks of a Hollywood studio, make the most of its advertising dollars. Cage understands that, but he wishes the movie could have a separate life on the big-screen before it goes to smaller television and computer screens or even tiny cell-phone screens. I like movies to be seen the way the director wanted them to be seen, which is on the big-screen, with an audience, with their popcorn, Cage said in an interview alongside Schumacher at Septembers Toronto International Film Festival, where Trespass premiered. I want movies to be an event. I want people to get excited about it and go out for the night with their wife or their date, whatever it may be, and have it be an event. I dont want it to get smaller and smaller and wind up on a cell phone. Smaller distributors such as Magnolia Pictures and IFC Films often release films to theaters and video on demand around the same time. Some films can be watched at home ahead of their theatrical release, such as Kirsten Dunsts Melancholia, already available to rent through video services a month before it debuts in U.S. cinemas. With Academy Award winners Cage and Kidman, along with director Schumacher (Batman ForeverTime to Kill), Trespass arguably is the biggest test yet for simultaneous bigscreen and home releases. Cage stars as a diamond dealer taken hostage with his wife (Kidman by masked thugs looking for jewels and cash. Several studios experimented with plans offering video-on-demand rentals of films such as Adam Sandlers Just Go with It and Matt Damons The Adjustment Bureau just 60 days after their theatrical release. Those were expensive rentals $30 a pop and the timing was after the films already had done most of their business in theaters. As another test, Universal Pictures is offering home rentals of the Eddie MurphyBen Stiller action comedy ower Heist to viewers in Atlanta and Portland, Ore., just three weeks after its Nov.4 theatrical release. That one will cost $60 to rent, a hefty price for home viewing but potentially cheaper than movie tickets, popcorn and sodas for an entire family to see it in theaters. respass will be available to rent for as little as $6.99 through such sites and services as Amazon.com, Blockbuster and DirecTV. At that price, and since it plays only in 10 theaters, its fair to say that most viewers of Trespass will end up seeing it at home. By JAKE COYLE A PEntertainment WriterThe original Footloose may have had an absurd premise and not even a tacit acknowledgement of the existenceo f people any color besides white, but it was an s movie, after all. Its datedness and director Herbert Rosss great, toe-tapping title sequence is part of its kitschy charm. The cast, t oo, was exceptionally winning: Kevin Bacon as the upturned-collar out-oftowner, a radiant Lori Singer as ther ebellious preachers daughter, Chris Penn as the hayseed sidekick. Why anyone should bother to remake i t is an interesting question. It certainly could be substantially improved upon, b ut isnt that kind of like trying to build a better legwarmer? From a monetary perspective (which i s surely a dominant one here), this new Footloose situates the movie in the t ime of Step Up and the like. (The original followed the Flashdance craze.) From director Craig Brewers point of view, the purpose is to add a little grit and a modicum of plausibility,w hile updating the teen rebellion of Footloose to a new generation who m ight not think playing chicken on tractors is high entertainment. Theres the ring of remix right from t he get-go, with a DJ yelling Check one, two over Kenny Logginstitle t rack. Kenny Wormald, a former back-up dancer for Justin Timberlake, slides into B acons dance shoes as Ren MacCormack. Wormalds MacCormack hails from Boston, not Chicago, and brings a Southie accent. Wormald is considerably better on his feet thanB acon, who needed dancing doubles. Brewer, the talented Memphis director of Hustle & Flow and Black Snake Moan, reprises much of the original Footloose, scene for scene, some-t imes shot for shot. But he also expands the films world, fleshing out backstor ies and adding a little humor. Hes shifted it to the South and made thingss weatier. Ren is shunned as an outsider in the small town of Bomont, Ga., where a recent tragedy has made the town clamp down on teenagers, even outlawingd ancing. Ren quickly feels himself squeezed by small-mindedness, and he seeks release like any other teenager would: by furiously dancing in empty warehouses. H e soon sets his sights on Ariel (Julianne Hough town preacher (Dennis Quaid, taking John Lithgows place) and his wife (Andie MacDowell, in a step down from Dianne Wiest). Hough, also a dancing pro and multiple winner on Dancing W ith the Stars, resembles the younger sister of Jennifer Aniston. Spending much of the film strutting in boots, she brings more sexiness to the movie. The best casting decision is Miles Teller as Willard, the local who befriends Ren and gets the pleasure of the films trademark dance-lesson montage. The gangly and excellent Ray McKinnon, as Rens uncle, is also ac onsiderable addition. The two versions of Footloose are ultimately a tale of casting. In the original, a thoroughly likeable ensemble created a cheesy kind of movie magic outo f paltry, laughable material. Brewer has made a better, more colorful film, b ut his cast isnt nearly as memorable. The performances (excepting Tellers) a re a paler shade of the original, and theres considerably less chemistry to go around. Wormald and Hough are both handsome and good on the dance floor, but they come across more liket een stars in training than representations of real youth angst. Speaking of angst, one question: Line dancing? Brewer has added several updated dance sequences, including hip-h op and country line-dancing scenes. Yes, that wild, sinful expression of individuality known as country line dancing. These kids may have better technique, but they dont have the moves. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 14, 2011Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 10/14/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 8 8 7 7 2 2 DIVERSIONS D earAbby: When my son Lyle told my husband and me that his wife, Becky, was leaving him and taking their kids whereh e would not be able to see them, we were shocked. Lyle consulted an attorney, filed for divorce that day, and got a restraining ordert o keep Becky from running off with the kids. We begged them to go to c ounseling. As things progressed, Lyle learned about several of Beckys affairs,h er drug use and her chronic lying, and told us e very awful, shocking detail. He also made sure our entire family knewa bout his lying, cheating, conniving wife. As talk b egan to circulate around our family, my husband told Lyle he knew from the beginning that all the things he had been tolda bout Becky were true. Well, today my son a nnounced to us that he and Becky are back together! We are stunned. Abby,p lease warn people who are considering divorce to k eep their mouths shut, because spreading dirt helps no one and can cause r eal problems later. Any advice on how to deal with this mess now? Wish We Were Never Told D earWish: While Im not a doctor, I am prescribing a healthy dose of collective amnesia for your family. Its the only wayy oull be able to look Becky in the eye. Your son w as lining up allies when he trashed her. Whether orn ot what he said about her was true or exaggerated, no one will regard her or him quite the way they did. What a shame. DearAbby: My motherin-law, Bernice, hasnt spoken to me since her son and I were married foury ears ago. We got along well prior to the wedding, but because I didnt let her make major decisions in the wedding she stopped speaking to me. I have done everything I can to mend our relationship sent her letters of apology, birthday gifts, etc. still no response. My husband is in the middle. I have really had it with Bernice and dont want to try to mend fences with her any longer, but my husband is very close to his mom and wants met o keep trying. What can I do? Please help. Daughter-In-Law D ilemma DearDaughter-In-Law: Y our husband isnt in the middle. His mother has been trying to push you outi n left field for four years, and he is unwilling to put h is foot down and stop her. If youre smart, you will take the high road and continue with the gifts on special occasions. With luck,s hell continue to ignore them and you wont have t o tolerate her. Amotherin-law who carries a grudge and thinks her suggestions are ironclad is a bona fide burden. Be g lad you dont have to suffer her presence, and keep your fingers crossed. DearAbby: My wife and I are the parents of three young boys ages 11, 8 and 3. My wife oftenw alks around our bedroom and bathroom naked, or topless with lacy underpants. I feel it is inappropriate for her to walka round in this manner and that she should take care to c over up, especially in front of the older boys.W hat do you think? Blushing in San Jose, Calif. DearBlushing: Although families haved ifferent standards regarding nudity, I think a touch of modesty is the best policy. If your wife enjoys being nude or topless int he confines of your bedroom and bathroom, she should keep the door shut, and ask that the boys knock and ask permission before entering. 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. Trash talking creates a stink after warring couple reconciles M CT Kenny Wormald plays Ren and Julianne Hough plays Ariel in Footloose, from Paramount Pictures and Spyglass Entertainment. D ear Abby Footloose tries a new dance step, but doesnt have the moves Movie Review Footloose Rating: PG-13 (teen drug /alcohol use, sexual cont ent, violence, language) Running time: 113 minutes Review: (of 4 Cage laments lack of screen time for Trespass


C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE News-Sun Friday, October 14, 2011IN HIS OWN WORDSNotable quotes from Steve Jobs: Its more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy In 1982, as quoted by former A pple CEO John Sculley in the book Odyssey: Pepsi t o Apple, You know, my main reaction to this money thing is that its humorous, all the attention to it, because its hardly the most insightful or valuable thing thats happened to me. Playboy, Feb. 1, 1985 Every once in a while a revolutionary product comes along that changes everything. Its very fortunate if you can work on just one of these in your career. ... Apples been very fortunate in that its introduced a few of these. On the introduction of the iPhone, Macworld keynote address, Jan. 9, 2007 I think if you do something and it turns out pretty good, then you should go do something else wonderful, not dwell on it for too long. Just figure out whats next. NBC News, May 25, 2006 Most people make the mistake of thinking design is what it looks like. People think its this veneer that the designers are handed this box and told, Make it look good!Thats not what we think design is. Its not just what it looks like and feels like. Design is how it works. New York Times Magazine, Nov. 30, 2003 I think humans are basically tool builders, and the computer is the most remarkable tool weve ever built. The big insight a lot of us had in the 1970s had to do with the importance of putting that tool in the hands of individuals. Lets say that for the same amount of money it takes to build the most powerful computer in the world you could make 1,000 computers with one-thousandth the power and put them in the hands of 1,000 creative people. Youll get more out of doing that than out of having one person use the most powerful computer in the world. Because people are inherently creative. They will use tools in ways the toolmakers never thought possible. And once a person figures out how to do something with that tool, he or she can share it with the other 999. Inc., April 1, 1989 echnology is nothing. Whats important is that you have a faith in people, that theyre basically good and smart, and if you give them tools, theyll do wonderful things with them. Its not the tools that you have faith in tools are just tools. They work, or they dont work. Its people you have faith in or not. Rolling Stone, June 16, 1994TIMELINEF eb. 24, 1955:Born in San Francisco; adopted by Paul and Clara Jobs of Mountain View, Calif.1 972:Graduates from Homestead High School in Cupertino, Calif., and enrolls at Reed College in Portland, Ore. Drops out after one semester.1 974:Takes a job at Atari in Sunnyvale, Calif.; leaves to travel through India and joins a farm commune.1 975:Joins Homebrew Computer Club, headed by Steve Wozniak. 1 976:Builds first Apple computer in family garage with Wozniak, 26. The pair launches Apple C omputer April 1.1977: Apple incorporates. Apple II computers go on sale for $1,295 and become an instant hit. 1980:Apple goes public, selling all 4.6 million shares at $22 each. The 25-yearold Jobs makes an estimated $217 million.1983:A pples Lisa computer bombs, perh aps because of its $10,000 price. Jobs brings in John Sculley from Pepsi as CEO of the company.1 984:Unveils the Macintosh, envisioned a s the peoples computer. It incorporates k ey elements of the Lisa, such as a mouse, and features a revolutionary graphical interface. 1985:Clashes with Apple board and forced out by Sculley in dramatic boardr oom coup. Launches NeXT, seeking to build a breakthrough computer that will revolutionize research and higher education.1986:Buys George Lucascomputer g raphics division, which eventually becomes Pixar Animation Studios.1991:Marries Laurene Powell, whom he met in 1989 when she was doing graduate work at Stanford. Apples profit and market share slide. 1 993:Apples board ousts Sculley.1995:oy Story the first Pixar movie with Disney, is released and is a h uge success. Jobs becomes a billionaire when Pixar goes public. Apple in disarra y while the PC market booms.1996:Apple buys JobsNeXTInc. for $400 million and hires him as a consultant.1997:Named Apples interim chief executive, after CEO Gil Amelio is ousted. 1998:Apple releases the iMac, which becomes the fastest-selling personal comp uter in history. The company makes its first profit in five years.1999:The iBook laptop debuts.2 000:Becomes permanent CEO of Apple; introduces Mac OS X operating system.2001:Introduces the iPod music player onstage, reaching into his jeans pocket to demonstrate the ability to store large numbers of songs on the small device. Apple launches the Apple Store to bolster its retail sales.2003:Apple launches the iTunes music store; within a week it sells a million songs.2004:Undergoes surgery for pancreatic cancer.2005:In a speech at Stanford, addresses his bout with cancer: No one wants to die. Even people who want to go to heaven dont want to die to get there. And yet death is the destination we all share.2006:Sells Pixar to Disney in $7.4 billion stock deal; becomes Disneys largest shareholder and joins its board of directors.2007:Apple introduces the touch-screen iPhone, revolutionizing the smartphone.2009:Takes six month medical leave, has a liver transplant.2010:Apple introduces the iPad touchscreen tablet, selling more than 7 million. The company surpasses Microsoft as the largest technology company by stock market value.Jan. 17, 2011:Announces he will be taking another medical leave with no set duration.Aug. 24, 2011:Resigns as Apple CEO and is replaced by interim CEO Tim Cook. Jobs remains chairman of the board. Oct. 5, 2011:Dies at age 56. SAN JOSE MERCURYNEWS; LOS ANGELES TIMES; MCT C OURTESYOF RAMAThe Apple II W ALTDISNEYCO.oy Story APPLE INC.iPhone Tech luminary Steve Jobs left an indelible mark on the world Steve was among the greatest of A merican innovators brave enough t o think differently, bold enough to believe he could change the world, and talented enough to do it. By building one of the planets most successful companies from his garage, he exemplified the spirit of American ingenuity. The world has lost a visionary. And there may be no greater tribute to Steves success than the fact that much of the world learned of his passing on a device he invented. President Barack ObamaThe world rarely sees someone who has had the profound impact Steve has had, the effects of which will be felt for many generations to come. For those of us lucky enough to get to w ork with him, its been an insanely great honor. I will miss Stevei mmensely Bill Gates, Microsoft founderHe was very kind to reach out to me and spend time offering his advice and knowledge even though he was not at all well. He always seemed to be able to say in very few words what you actually should have been thinking before you thought it. His focus on the user experience above all else has always been an inspiration to me. Larry Page, Google CEOThanks for showing that what you build can change the world. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook CEOHis legacy will extend far beyond the products he created or the businesses he built. It will be the millions of people he inspired, the lives he changed, and the culture he defined. Despite all he accomplished, it feels like he was just getting started. Bob Iger, Disney CEO The Apple culture is bigger than any one individual. Theres a DNAin Apple that Steve helped nurture, and it will carry on in the enthusiasm of the people hes put in place there. Regis McKenna, Silicon Valley marketing pioneer and Jobslongtime friendSteve Jobs moved industries, companies, and most importantly, people. His thoughtful stubbornness and insanely high standards have inspired and will continue to inspire entrepreneurs, leaders and innovators the world over. Jason Kilar, Hulu CEOSOURCES: WHITE HOUSE, FACEBOOK, GOOGLE+, TWITTER, THE NEW YORK TIMES, BLOOMBERG.S TEVEN PAUL JOBS: 1955-2011KARLMONDON/CONTRACOSTATIMES/MCTJobs delivers the keynote speech at the Macworld conference in San Francisco in January 2006. Jobs showed an old picture of himself and Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak to honor the companys 30th anniversary. REMARKS ON JOBSLASTING LEGACYAPPLE INC.Jobs poses with an iMac personal computer in 1999, the fastest selling PC in history. ROBERTDURELL/LOS ANGELES TIMES/MCTApple co-founder Steve Jobs, seen in this file photo from June 9, 2008, while introducing the iPhone 3G, died of pancreatic cancer Oct. 5. Jobs was 56.