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C M Y K Putting up a fightS treaks battle, but fall t o DeSoto 1B By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING he Humane Society of Highlands Countys Terror Trails werent even open and already eerie cries drifted out from the sinister w oods around its animal shelter. It was enough to make a visit ors hair stand on end and there was still plenty of daylight. Hidden behind a fence and storage containers, 85 teens and adults got into costume and painted on blood, preparing to terrorizet he good folks who pay $15 for the privilege of being scared. The month-long Terror Trail event open every Friday and Saturday in October come dark is a fundraiser benefiting the 65 dogs and 72 cats waiting for adoption. I need three wolves for the campsite, Humane Society NEWS-SUN H ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, October 21-22, 2011www.newssun.comVolume 92/Number 124 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 74 52C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A Mostly sunny and pleasant F orecast Question: Will the rise in the minimum wage hurt job creation? Next question: Should the state reject a federal early learning g rant if there are s trings attached?(story page 5A) www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 40.4% No 59.6% Total votes: 99 Classifieds9A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar5B Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living10B L ottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times11B R eligion5B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle11B I ndex Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, #1 front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 6 6 ... and business is goodTheir business is Terror TrailWh en: Friday and Saturday nights through October Hours: Tickets sold from dark until 10 p.m. Trails stay open until the last visitor is done. Where: The Humane Society of Highlands C ounty, 7321 Haywood Taylor B lvd., Sebring (655-1522 Cost: One trail, $7, glowstick $1; Two trails $11, glowstick $1; Super ticket (all t hree trails plus the glow stick), $15. N ews-Sun photos by CHRISTOPHERTUFFLEY (Top photo, from left) Cameron Hunt, Zackery Boyd, Matthew Brewer, and Jessy Mitchell await Terror Trail walkers. You can call veteran Dan Alley (right. Hell be found in the morgue. See TERROR, page 6A Room by roomF ire safety for your entire home PA GE1 2B By ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comSEBRING The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity announced on Saturday that the minimum wage will be raised to $7.67 per hour effective Jan. 1 2012. The current minimum wage rate is $7.31 per hour set on June 1, 2011. Community leaders have mixed feelings about the increase in pay and how it will impact the economic outlook in Highlands County. For someone who is making minimum wage, this is a boon. Thirty-six cents per hour is a large jump if you are making the minimum. Small business, on the other hand, may have to lay off employees to make up the difference, said Roger Hood, Minimum wage increase draws mixed reaction See MINIMUM, page 8A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgA VON PARK City manager Julian Deleon confirmed Thursday morning the cityh as terminated former police chief Michael Rowan. D eleon declined further comment until the special city council meeting scheduled f or Thursday evening, explaining he would review the situation at that time. The action was taken after Rowan rescinded hisa pproval of a separation agreement with the city Wednesday.T he proposal allowed him s even days to change hism ind after signing. In a letter dated Oct. 18 and addressed to Deleon Rowan wrote, I have received new informationw hich bears further investigation by me. Also we have not reached a full agreement on the questions raised by Councilor (Parkec oncerning deductions, pursuant to Paragraph 20 of the proposal dated and signed by me on October 12, 2011, I hereby revoke and rescind the offer. I remain open to further negotiation, but due to the City fires Rowan After chief withdraws settlement agreement See ROWAN, page 8A News-Sun photos by KATARASIMMONS The former SunTrust Bank on Center Avenue (top and the former Bank of America on Ridgewood Drive are two locations proposed for the new home of the Highlands County Sheriffs Office. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING Council members discussed the future of the Highlands County Sheriffs Office location at the end of Tuesday nights second monthly meeting. Jimmy Wohl, of Heartland Real Estate Corp, presented a request for the councils support in the effort to keep the HCSO headquarters in downtown Sebring. Wohl presented an agenda item from the Oct. 4 Highlands County Board of County Commissioners meeting. The item informed the council and the public of the approval by the board to review requests for proposals (RFP which has outgrown its current location on Fernleaf Ave. According to Wohl, a proposal from Architects Design Group (ADG Council supports keeping Sheriffs HQ downtown Rowan See COUNCIL, page 8A PAGE7A Heroes honoredH CSOrecognizes those w ho went above and beyond PAGE2 ASupport workersF estival to honor I mmokalee workers PAGE2A
C M Y K B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Supporters of the Coalition of Immokalee Workers hopep eople stop by the Democratic Party Headquarters at 4216 Sebring Parkway Saturday for the annual Fall Festival benefiting the coalition. This is a non-partisan event, everyone is most welcome. Ten dollars gains entrance to a buffet of homemade chili, fresh salad, bread and dessert. None of the proceeds go to the Democratic party, it is the Democratic Womens Club that is hosting the event. As an agricultural community, residents of Highlands County have a good idea of the hard work migrant field workers perform, and how essential that work is. No farmers no food is a truism; so is no migrant workers, no harvest. Less known is what the life of a migrant worker is like and the problems they face. Part of the problem is the difficulty in gathering information. Most migrant workers follow harvests from state to state, staying at various work sites along the way. This makes accurate census takinga challenge. In addition, there are language barriers and a mistrust of authority. Because of these hurdles many of the studies used as data bases are older and outdated. There is general agreement, however, among experts in several areas: Migrant workers live in extreme poverty and are in generally poor health. The work is hazardous. According to John Bowes book Nobodies (2008 R andom House Trade Paperback edition) injuries are common and picking often done in fields still wet with pesticides. I n 2001, national agriculture brought in $28 billion. A2005 study by the Kaiser Foundation and George Washington University shows that in 2000 the median income fora migrant worker was $6,250, while the median national income was $42,000. Approximately 94 percent of migrant workers are foreign born; 92 percent of them are born in Mexico; 82 percent little or no English; anda significant number of those who do not speak English, cannot speak Spanish either (most workers from southern Mexico speak regional Indian languages). There is an even darker aspect to working in the fields undocumented workers have been trapped into slavery, forced to work and pay inflated prices for sub-standard housing, food and denied medical care. Two famous cases, involving murder and workers trying to flee confinement, occurred in Lake Placid in 1998 and 2001. The coalition was formed to help farm workers help themselves. They conduct classes, have a store with fair market prices, and help individuals who have been threatened. As a voice for those without power or options they have saved lives and improved living conditions. Atraveling museum telling the story slavery in the fields will be a part of the event, and guest speakers will make presentations. Maureen McKenna, president of the Democratic Womens Club r eminds people the festival is solely to benefit the coalition in their work with hard working, often exploited individuals. She hopes people of allp olitical persuasions at least show support. Besides, she said, the chili is delicious. Lunch will start at 11:30 a.m. Page 2ANews-SunFriday, October 21, 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. 19 1717323334x:5Next jackpot $17 millionOct. 15 3936414244x:3 Oct. 12 8925385052x:3 Oct. 19 19232636 Oct. 18 29232536 Oct. 17 69101121 Oct. 16 121242830 Oct. 19 (n 7610 Oct. 19 (d 0548 Oct. 18 (n 0069 Oct. 18 (d 8750 Oct. 19(n 698 Oct. 19 (d 932 Oct. 18 (n 029 Oct. 18(d 758 Oct. 18 151625317 Oct. 14 41025443 Oct. 11 112028422 Oct. 7 1214333510 Oct. 19 1626355258 PB: 2 PP: 4Next jackpot $148 millionOct. 15 510243843 PB: 1 PP: 4 Oct. 12 1012234347 PB: 18 PP: 3 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d daytime drawing, (n nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball PP: Power Pla y Lottery Center Whats Up Main Street? walking tour on Nov. 1A VON PARK The Avon Park Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA will host its next WhatsU p Main Street? meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 1 at 5 p.m. at the Community Center (310 W. Main St.). The meeting will begin w ith a brief overview of the citys history, which will be followed by the inaugural Historic Walking Tour immediately after thep resentation. The meeting is free and open to anyone who would like to attend.R efreshments will be served after the tour. For more information a nd to RSVP, contact Casey Wohl at C asey.Wohl@Yahoo.com or by phone at (863 6326. For more informa-t ion about the Avon Park CRA, visit w ww.AvonParkCRA.com/.Ballroom dancing tonightS EBRING The Highlands Social Dance C lub will host ballroom dancing ontonight at the Senior Center on SebringP arkway from 7-9:30 p.m. Dance the night away to m usic of the Golden Era Big Band. All club dances are open to the public. A ppropriate dress required. Snack bar opens at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. F or more information, call 471-0559Storytime at LP LibraryLAKE PLACID The L ake Placid Memorial Library will start the falli ntroduction of books to young children and their families during its free Storytime for 3 to 5-year olds every Thursday at 10a .m. Lapsits for infants and toddlers through age 3 will take place the first and third Thursday of the month at 10:30 a.m. T he monthly theme for the November after-school program will focus on Thanksgiving Day traditions and celebrations. This p rogram for school-aged p articipants will be offered W ednesday, Nov. 3, at 3:30 p m. For additional information call 699-3705 or visitt he library at 205 W Interlake Blvd.Hyrdilla management meeting rescheduledLAKE PLACID There will be a meeting to discuss plans for hydrilla management on Lake Istokpoga, Wednesday at 10a.m. in the H.L. Bishop Park Clubhouse located at 10 Clubhouse Rd. T he meeting was moved from Oct. 19. The public is invited to attend.Womans Club accepting flea m arket donationsSEBRING The GFWC Womans Club of Sebring a t 4260 Lakeview Drive i s accepting flea market dona-t ions today and Saturday, as well as next Friday and Saturday, from 9 to 11 a.m. T he flea market will be h eld on Friday, Nov. 4 and Saturday, Nov. 5 from 8 a .m. until noon. Call 3820706 for additional details.Ransom Band playing at DuffersAVON PARK The p opular Longshot Band r eturns to do its first show a t the new Duffers from 6 9 p.m. tonight This local four-piece band plays a variety of country and original music. J & B Karaoke will also provide music from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday. The Ransom Band will be playing at Duffers Sports Grille from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday. Thisf our-piece local band plays a variety of rock and Top 4 0 dance music. There is n o cover charge. Bob Weed Live is from 6 -9 p.m. every Tuesday. He provides the best country and oldies music mixed in with some trivia questions. Free line dancing lessons are offered from 6-8 p.m. CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Continued on page 5A By ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comAVON PARK Three Avon Park residents were charged this week withd umping 480 pounds of tires along State Road 64. Carmen Oneida L izardo, 54, Sardis Noemi Acostas, 44 and Aldolfo Garcia, 50, were chargedw ith dumping a hazardous commercial material, a t hird-degree felony, according to Nell Hays, public information officerf or the Highlands County Sheriffs Office. T he three are siblings, the HCSO report states, and Acosta and Garcia live on North Bennett Road while Lizardo liveso n West Nautilus Road in Avon Parks Lakes area. T he report alleges that the three were dumping tires from their red ChevyS -10 on Oct. 6 near the intersection of North O leander Drive and S.R. 64, according to Deputy Steven D. Ritenour. R itenour served the three warrants on Monday. Ritenours report states that the three were seenb y individuals in the neighborhood throwing the tires from their truck. Acall to the HCSO prompted Ritenour tor espond to the area where he spotted the truck that m atched the description of the complaint. R itenour states that the truck had several tires in the bed and was backed into a driveway at 157 N. Oleander Dr. R itenours traffic stop resulted in the three admitting that they were told they could dump the tires at the intersectionf rom someone in church. Acosta stated that she was in the process of being foreclosed on at her residence and that her bank offered her financial assistance on the condition that she clean the residence, Ritenour wrote. Ritenour additionally stated that the amount of tires in the back of the Chevy S-10 were two or three times the number initially dumped by the three. Ritenour alleges that the three were trying to avoid landfill fees and therefore had financial gain from dumping the tires illegally. Lizardo was released later on Monday on $1,000 bond. The HCSO website has no booking records for Acostas and Garcia. The intersection has been a problem spot for tire dumping for some time, to the point where the HCSO put it under video surveillance in August. The problem is believed to have started when the area was used asa temporary drop-off point for tires during an isolated Adopt-A-Road event, leading to the impression that it was OK to dump tires there. In August, county crews collected around 70 tires that had been dumped underneath a Keep Highlands County Beautiful sign and several No Dumping signs that had been placed in the area. T hree charged in tire dumping Siblings f acing felony charges Fall Festival to support Immokalee Workers News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Eleven-year-old Kevin Taylor receives a certificate of heroism for Sheriff Susan Benton. Kevin saved an adult from drowning on July 4 at Bishop Park in Lake Placid. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton welcomed a standing-room-o nly crowd for a recognition ceremony at the courthouse Wednesday afternoon. The occas ion was, in her words, to honor law enforcement officers who do tremendous, outstanding work. C ivilians were also recognized, three in particular for bravery and quick thinking under pressure. Benton said, Very often o fficers are not the first on the scene, civilians are there first. O n Sept. 8, 2011 Sheriffs deputies, Sgt. Kyle Albritton and Michael Helms joined with civilians Donald Rowe and Leslie Novak to save an elderly woman from a burning car. Athird civilian helped in ther escue, but has not been identified. The woman driver, who was alone in the vehicle, crashed into a tree while traveling o n U. S. 98 in Spring Lake. Rowe and Novak happened to see the accident occur and stopped to help. The woman was uncon-s cious and trapped in the car, which began to fill with smoke as the engine caught fire. W hen the deputies arrived a few minutes later, Rowe was still attempting to remove the woman from her seat, having broken aw indow to reach her, and cutting her seat belt with a pocket knife. The door itself would not open, seriously hampering their e fforts. Albritton and Helms both attempted to put o ut the fire, without success. The fire began to spread into the cars compartment. Helms continued to fight the fire while Albritton and Rowe worked at extricating the woman. Novak, in the meantime, preStories of bravery, loyalty and going the full distance HCSO honors employees, civilian heroes See HCSO, page 8A
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C M Y K Page 4AN ews-SunF riday, October 21, 2011www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. email@example.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.orgD AN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. email@example.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. firstname.lastname@example.org C IRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. email@example.com B USINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONE xt. firstname.lastname@example.org EDITORIAL& OPINION We hope Highland s County has just slipped Governor Scotts mind and that hes not just ignoring us on purpose.I s possible. After all, we are only one of Floridas 67 counties. Look at the long list o f their names and in terms of alphabetical order Highlands p uts us somewhere near the middle, where were surrounded by six other Hs: Hamilton, Hardee, Hendry, Hernando, Hillsborough andH olmes counties. One can see how we might blend into the background. Of course, this is upsetting, even insulting, but its a busy world and were a rural county without the oomph of PalmB each. We can even live with the reality of being a country c ousin, just as long as it does us no harm. But we are being harmed. Some truly important problems have to be addressed s tarting with being one county commissioner shy of a fair meeting. In a happy coincidence, this is just the kind of a prob-l em a governor can fix, although obviously not quickly District 3 has not been represented on the Board of County Commissioners since Jeff Carlson was suspended from it on Nov. 29, 2010. We thank Commissioner Greg Harris who made it clear at Tuesdays BCC meeting that he and his colleagues want to step up to the plate and listen to anything a disenfranchised resident in District 3 needs to say. Unfortunately then he added he thinks District 3 will be fine as it is until the 2012 elections. But he misses the most important point providing a n ear is not the same thing as providing a voice. T he even number of commissioners now sitting on the dais leaves the board vulnera ble to tie votes. Atie vote is the equivalent of a defeat, which is another way of saying county policies have been affected just ask anyone w ho wanted to sunset the tourism tax. T o tell you the truth we find it, at the least, frustrating that our men and women are being killed bringing democracy to Afghanistan and Iraq,w hile our governor here at h ome doesnt seem to care about the basic democratic c oncepts they die for. Its not just Gov. Scott, however. Our local officials have become culpable by remaining complacent ands ilent for so long. Why hasnt our legislative d elegation applied pressure, or the chair of the county commission complained, orH arris himself. Why havent any of these individuals at least spoken up? W hen it comes down to it, where is the Tea Party when i s needed? Isnt representation what the AmericanR evolution was all about? Why hasnt it been raising a fuss? And, while were at it, why hasnt the Republican Party done something? The seat was held by one of their own. It seems even self interest hasnt made a difference. Is anybody there? Does anybody care? Is democracy in such danger from citizen apathy that we willingly leave elected offices vacant? Is that what we mean by smaller government? Or have our Founding Fathersvalues just slipped our minds? Is anybody there? Protesters deserve attentionEditor: I am writing in response to Michael Reagan. s editorial which you publ ished in your October 19, 2011 edition; (Pampered Protesters. Reagan referred to the Occupy WallS treet people as spoiled brats, malcontents, so-called protesters, these kids and wayward brats. I would suggest to Mr. Reagan and others that we might want to take t hese people a little more seriously. They started out only one month ago and are already being supported by people in 900 cities in 82 countries around the world. I don. t think theya re entirely made up of young, unemployed, uninsured, uneducated street people. I would suggest that they are a lot more like you and me than you may want to believe. The media is blowing them off because they don. t have any leaderso r clear goals or objectives. It is my opinion that they don. t yet have a c oherent message because they don. t really know why they are so angry; they just know they are mad as hell and aren. t going to take it anymore. I think they are angry for the same rea-s ons the rest of us are angry, and they want what we should all want and deserve: Better Government. I believe that in their midst you will find what. s left of middle-classA merica; Americans who love their country but fear for its future; Americans who saw a President and Vice-President trick us into a costly, unnecessary war against a country which had done nothing to us; Americans who have seen their Congress run-up a monstrous federal debt which we will never be able to repay; Americans who have watched the rich grow richer while they remain unemployed with no health care; Americans who have seen their friends and neighbors lose their jobs and businesses and homes and belongings; Americans who have cried as their pension and retirement plans evaporated practically overnight; Americans who have watched corporate and bank profits soar while our economy crashed and burned; Americans who witnessed the Wall Street puppets at the Treasury and Federal Reserve scheme-up a plan to bail out the richest bankers, investors and hedge-fund managers, then walk it through Congress in a matter of days; Americans who can no longer trust their elected representatives to agree on even the simplest of measures; Americans who saw their country. s credit rating downgraded for the first time in our nation. s history for no good reason; Americans who are suffocating under unnecessary bureaucratic rules, regulations and red-tape; Americans who have had it with fraud, corruption and outrageous government waste. I think somebody better start listening to these people. They have moved beyond Wall Street to make this an Occupy America movement. This hasq uickly become a delicate, even dangerous situation. It must be handled with great care, and I. m not convinced that our government leaders know how to get us out of this situa-t ion which they created. I don. t want to see overturned cars burning in the streets, but I fear that is where we are headed if this movement is not given a little more respect. J.W. Whitehouse SebringWhat a way to grieveEditor: My father died on June 8. He lived his last eight months with me and was in hospice care the last two. Alongtime resident of Tomoka, thanks to Shellagh Byatt and Tomoka Realty for artfully crafting the sale of his home prior to his death. Thanks also to Danny McPhails used cars for buying his car at a fair price. I always thought it odd, given that he was a first-generation American of German descent, that as a World War II soldier he served in the European theatre and was present for the surrender of Berlin. He became a machinist on the G.I. bill at Western Electric, the manufacturing arm of the Bell system; one of the largest corporations at the time. Those of a certain age might remember when every telephone said property of Western Electric. Their equipment was guaranteed for 40 years. In the late 1940s, he received the Vale medal, a national award for saving the life of a black co-worker in an industrial setting. Ashort time later, he was credited with saving the lives of two drowning victims. The Chicago Daily News said he was a hero. I believe it. Many months prior to his death we went to the bank, a local branch of a national company. We took in my mothers death certificate requesting that her name be taken off, his creditc ard be canceled and that my name be added to his accounts. The bank clerk typed on his screen asking if we wanted new checks printed with my name. I said no. The clerk rose, offered hish and, so I knew it was time to go. We were not given or offered a paper receipt. Subsequent bank statements were addressed to both of us at my residence. As time went on, I was paying for more and more and then all of his expenses. He offered reimbursement, but I declined, saying that after his death I would have his aforementioned account so that it would come out the same. My parents had named me as their primary health care provider and executor of their estate in numerous wills. Along the way I was also given two separate durable power of attorney, giving me complete power. No one told me, nor does the document state, that the power ends upon his death. In an attempt to stay within the 400word limit, the long and short of the matter is that the bank will not give me the proceeds, saying only that I need a court order. I called the Clerk of Courts who said that I need an attorney. The attorney says $1,245 to get started. Keep in mind that the small CD in question pays .0015 percent. Mattresses never looked so good. I feel mired in this hell of headaches, sleeplessness and cannot get it off my mind. What a way to grieve. Anyone with questions or comments, call me at 465-4937. On Oct. 30, he would have been 91. Closing your account or calling to complain would be greatly appreciated. Michael Ruge Lake Placid Make sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail email@example.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun EDITORIALPAGEPOLICY
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 21, 2011Page 5A D AILY 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 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black; 84569 publix liquor; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 7 7 0 0 Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun every Monday. Maureen Hecox is the instructor. She teaches the steps and thena pplies it to some music. Her group is known as the D uffers Dancers. All musical entertainment a t Duffers is free. Duffers is now located at 2451 U.S. 27 South, Avon Park. For details, call 452-6339.Scribes Night Out is SundaySEBRING Scribes Night Out is a gathering ofl ocal writers who share readings of their work with the public at Brewsters Coffee House in Sebring. Sponsored by Heartland Cultural Alliance along with Bruce Rogers, proprietor of Brewsters, the event is held on the second and fourth Sundays of each month at 6:30 pm. The featured author/reader for Sunday is poet Arthur Wright, a wandering troubadour who has settled in Sebring. He has been published in various literary magazines across the country. Wright has read on two occasions and has made a great impression on the local writerscommunity. After the featured author, the microphone is open to anyone who wants to share their writing, whether published or not. Aspiring writers, especially students, are encouraged to attend and participate in the open mike session. To schedule a date to read as a featured author, contact Sherry Carlson by email or phone at firstname.lastname@example.org or 954319-2140. Books by published authors will be available for purchase at each event.Movie time at LP LibraryLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Memorial Library will show The Conspirator (Rated PG Saturday and Evita (PG Oct. 29 for its Saturday matinee films. Show time is 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Seating is limited. Admission is free. Grimsley to attend A BATE forumL AKE PLACID ABATE of Florida Inc. I nerstate Chapter and A merican Legion Post 25 h osts Representative Denise G rimsley, District 77 at 2 p .m. on Saturday at the A merican Legion, 1490 U.S. 2 7 North. T his is an open forum for motorcyclists to put forth their thoughts and to hear h er stance on issues. (Rep. G rimsley is running for state senate). For more information, call 452-6213 or 316-9516.Tom Jones impersonator coming to TanglewoodSEBRING Harmik, a world famous Tom Jones impersonator comes to Tanglewood at 7 p.m. Saturday from his show in Las Vegas. Tom Jones is a legend and an icon in the entertainment world. His popularity has spanned nearly four decades and doesnt seem to be waning. Harmik has become synomymous with Tom Jones. He is internationally recognized and praised as the No. 1 Jones look and sound alike in the world. An opening act will precede him. Tickets at the door are $10 or use Summer Pass. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., with full snack bar. Tanglewood is one-half mile north of Walmart on U.S. 27. For information, call 402-0763.RSVP for Sebring Chamber luncheonSEBRING The deadline to RSVPfor Tuesdays Sebring Chamber of Commerce luncheon is noon on Monday. The luncheon is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Island View Restaurant, 5226 Sun n Lake Blvd. This months sponsor is Progress Energy, with CEO Gerry Miller giving a presentation. There will also be a special presentation from Florida Hospital in honor of B reast Cancer Awareness Month. There will be prizes. Cost i s $10. RSVPto the Chamber at 863-385-8448, o r email email@example.com/.English High TeaSEBRING Temple Israel of Highlands invites the public to enjoy anE nglish High Tea being hosted at the synagogue on Sunday, Nov. 6, from 3-5 pm. You are invited to sample a variety of tea sandwiches, sweet treats, scones, etc., and 2 types of tea. All for a donation of $8 per person. For more information and reservations, call 382-7744. The phone number submitted in a previous press release was incorrect. The synagogue is located at 1305 Temple Israel Drive in Sebring.Events at local lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park, will host the following events this week: Today Music by Mike Claxton (call for time Saturday Tom McConnells memorial service 4 p.m. Call 453-4553. AVON PARK The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 in Avon Park, will host the following events: Today Music by Thomas McGannon from 5-7 p.m. Saturday Karaoke by Cowbells from 5-8 p.m. Call 452-9853. LAKE PLACID The American Legion Placid Post 25 in Lake Placid, will host the following events: Today Larry Musgrave will perform from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday Riders 2 p.m., guest speaker County. On Tuesday, Oct. 25 a Casino trip is planned. Call Judy for details at 655-0232. For details, call 465-0975. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Moose 2374, will host the following events: T oday Music with B obKat from 6-9 p.m. S aturday Pavilion open ( call for time). Halloween p arty, music with Written in Red (call for time For details, call 465-0131. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Elks 2661 will host the following events: Today The Big Red Bus will be at the lodge from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Previous donors will be called and given an appointm ent time. You may call the number below for a time or come as a walk-in. Music b y Frankie (call for time For more information, call 465-2661. SEBRING The Sebring Elks 1529 will host the following events: Today Octoberfest 5-7 p.m. Music by Too Smooth from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Saturday Guest speaker State Secretary Carl Seibert (call for time for our SWCD Vice President Jim Mason (see bulletin for details). For details, call 471-3557. SEBRING The VFW Post 4300 in Sebring, will host the following events: Today Gary O. music from 6-9 p.m. Saturday Frank E music 6-9 p.m. For details, call 385-8902.York Rite Masons to meetSEBRING The Highlands Chapter Royal Arch Masons No. 64 and Heartland Council No. 43, Royal and Select Masons will hold their regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Sebring Masonic Temple. there will be no degree work. Social hour will be at Homers Restaurant in Sebring at 5 p.m. All York Rite Masons and their ladies are invited to attend. F more information on the social, or our other activities please call either Alvin Hill Sr. at 615-504-0109, or Steven Steele at 465-2720. Continued from page 1A COMMUNITYBRIEFS B y BILLKACZOR Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida w ill reject a federal early learning grant of up to $100 million if it comes with strings attached including any requirement for state funding, Gov. Rick Scotts aid Wednesday. Scotts warning coincided with the states application for the grant offered through President Barack Obamas Race to the Top program. I t is part of the federal stimulus program that Scott has criticized i n the past. Florida is one of only four states eligible for the grants. Theo thers are California, New York and Texas. I f approved, the state Office of Early Learning plans to use the funds to partner with private businesses in programs for highrisk children. S cott, though, said state dollars cannot be used to continue those p rograms when the federal money runs out. o be clear, Florida will only a ccept these grant dollars if the award comes back with no strings a ttached, Scott said in a statement. The Republican governor said F loridas application is anchored on the bedrock conservative principles of smaller gove rnment and local solutions. Special to the News-SunS EBRING There was a lot cooking in Downtown Sebring on Oct. 14 as the D estination Downtown hosted its Halloween Bash, complete with costume contests, ghost stories, a pumpkin patch,g ames for kids, special meal deals and the Five Object Challenge at Highlands Art L eagues Yellow House. Ahighlight of the evening was the All Things PumpkinBake Off Contest,w hich was judged by local celebrity chefs Chef Mac, Palms of Sebring; Mae Lee Gilroy, Mae Lees Deli; Michelle S aczynski, Chateau Elan; and Dee Andrews, Dees Place Restaurant. The o verall winner was Debbie Mercure of Sebring who baked a Pumpkin C heesecake. She won a personalized Certificate of Award, $20 cash, a $20 gift card for Sav-A -Lot, and a $20 gift certificate to Mona's Circle Salon. I n addition to the Halloween festivities, the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce held their annual Night Moves5 K Run/Walk. For more about the Destination Downtown, visit w ww.DestinationDowntownSebring.com/ Downtown Sebring cooked up family fun at Halloween Bash Courtesy photo (From left) Dee Andrews, Dee's Place Restaurant; Michelle Saczynski, Chateau Elan; All Things Pumpkin Bake Off winner Debbie Mercure; Chef Mac, Palms of S ebring; and Mae Lee Gilroy, Mae Lee's Deli. Scott will reject grant if strings attached
C M Y K p resident Judy Spiegle was shouting, as crowds of attract ive people took turns becoming really, really disgusting. Ablood drive doesnt drip asm uch. Many of the volunteers h ave been a part of the macabre show for years, others for several weekends ah andful rookies in their debut performance. The vast majority are middle and high s chool students, but some are adults and there is the occas ional family. Most heard about the opportunity from teachers or friends. Rookie Charlotte Rivand pointed to her sisterN ikki Rivand, a four-year veteran. Its my birthday present to her, she said. Alan Rivero, who studies psychology at South Florida Community College, said the goo and blood are only a parto f the experience. s not about the look, its a bout the act, he explained, speaking as an actor. You have to learn how to adapt, if you fall into a routine youll mess up. R ivero plays a priest marrying a corpse bride and groom, both delightfully decomposed. His job is to set up visitors for ... The Valleyo f Doom. Im a community guy Rivero said, letting his real personality peek out. Anything like this that helps the community is an asset. Rebecca Algren, who in a happy coincidence is studying to be an emergency medical technician at SFCC and so might get some practice in the course of an evening was there because she loves animals. Its pretty amazing, she said. You geta lot of screaming. Teens Aaron Haidle and William Dresselt, both veterans, have other motivations. Im just in the mood to scare people and act hyper Haidle said. As killer clowns, their job is to run through The Tunnel scaring people at both ends. What they love best, however, is going to the Village Inn in make-up and costume after the show. Theyre so used to us now, said Haidle with some disappointment, they dont even blink at us any more. Of course, any terror trail has to have a Jason. This year, Rav Sookchand has the honor of the part. I scared a lot of people, he said. Some fell, some cried, but nobodys peed ... yet. Frankie Hettich is a wanderer on Trail 1. That means he hides until somebody comes along. He starts walking behind them. If I walk on the left, they move to the right, he said, explaining hes really setting them up. Just as hes making visitors uncomfortable (he wears a hideous mask) and asking if theyre scared yet, his partners in mayhem, brothers Joshua and Melvin Candelario, jump out unexpectedly making sure that they are. When they start screaming, I just laugh, Hettich admitted. I love to scare people, its fun. How do the ghouls, goblins, zombies and dismembered bodies know when people were coming their way? Every visitor is given a glow stick upon arrival. The light makes them easy targets. By dusk the parking lot was beginning to fill. Spiegle, whose husband Jon is the demented genius who created the trails, called her cast together for one last pep talk. No cell phones, she said sternly. If I see a cell phone Im throwing it in the lake. Remember, have fun, but this is a job. Understand that people are paying $15 to come here, so make sure you give them $15 worth of scare. Then she had a second thought, When someone is screaming youve done your job. Dont think you have to back someone into a corner and make them throw up. She had her actors groan and scream, then had them do it louder. Remember, no cell phones, she reminded them. oure about to be cut off from the rest of the world. As, of course, are the visitors. So, hold those glow sticks high in the air that is, if you dare. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, October 21, 2011www.newssun.com ROAD SHOW ESTATE BUYERS; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 10/19,21; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 6 6 STATE FARM; 3.639"; 2"; Black; **internet included**; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 2 2 1 1 C ontinued from page 1A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY K ody Moran delights in playing a dead widow, husband killer. Be careful walking near Widows Creek, she warned, as she swung the head of her last victim. Terror Trail residents waiting to scare the pants off you N ews-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY L indsay Clark primps into ghoulish mode getting ready to w ander Terror Trail 2, where she jumps out screaming at passers-by. Thats Meaghan Brothers, the blue haired Pixie, looking over Clarks shoulder. N ews-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEYHumane Society TerrorTrail veterans William Dresselt (left Aaron Haidle get into the mood to petrify the innocent. What they enjoy most is going to a restaurant, in make-up, aftera show.
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 21, 2011Page 7A VIEW ALL OF TODAYS ADS > MARKETPLACE ADSVIEW ALL OF TODAYS ADS > For over 74 years, the News-Sun has recognized the achievements of our graduating Seniors. This year is no exception, we will publish our Salute to the Seniors Friday, May 29 in the full-run of the News-Sun. And weve made it affordable to congratulate your special senior. Please contact Vickie Jones by May 14, 2009 to reserve your space for your special graduate.386-56312227 US 27 SOUTH SEBRING 2009 Graduation Edition Leanna We are all so proud of you. Weknow you will go far! Online ad expires 5/17/09 2009 GRADUATION EDITION C h e c k o u t T H E n e w M a r k e t p l a c e A d s a t www.newssun.comYOUR HOMETOWN ONLINE NEWSP APER REPOR TING LOCAL NEWS WHEN IT HAPPENS. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Each year the American Cancer S ocietys Relay For Life program faces a new challenge. It is necessary to keep the program interesting by changing things around. L ake Placids organizing committee decided to hold the big kickoff event in a different venue, which was very successful. The Lake Placid C amp & Conference Center was a nice change of pace, and 67 brave souls attended despite one of the heaviest r ain storms in many weeks. The party atmosphere e ncouraged everyone to reali ze that although the purpose o f a Relay For Life event is to raise funds to fight cancer and help those who are a lready dealing with it, there i s also plenty of fun to go a round. Some people misinterpret the name of the event and b elieve that it is a true relay with folks running around a track and passing the baton. I n a Relay For Life event, most participants actually just walk around the track. S ince a Relay event has to be a minimum of 18 hours, it is a n overnight event. Each t eam tries to have someone on the track at all times,b ecause cancer never sleeps, and neither do we until we find a cure. L ake Placids 2012 event will have a theme of Once Upon a Cure, so there were plenty of little story books on each table at the kickoff. Each team will be selecting a favorite book to use for decor ating their campsite. R andy Gilde of Delray Plants was a guest speaker, a nd he shared his story about h is own journey with cancer. It was interesting to hear that Gildes cancer was discovered by his dentist during a routine visit. We are reminded that we cant dismiss the little signs our bodies give us that something is wrong. Denise Benavides of the American Cancer Society explained the very special p rogram that will be part of t he 2012 event. It is called CPS3, and it is part of a C ancer Prevention Study. The goal in Lake Placid this year is to have 25 teams on the field, according to Emma Reynolds, the event chairperson. There were a lready 13 teams that had p re-registered after the 2011 event, and four more stepped u p and registered during the k ickoff. There are several other teams that are almost ready to make a commitment. Ashort video titled 2 Degrees was shown, which e ncouraged everyone to go t hat one extra little degree just like water is only water a t 211 degrees, but it b ecomes amazing and turns into steam at 212. If anyone has questions they can contact Reynolds at firstname.lastname@example.org or Ginger Keimel at 465-7930. Lake Placid Relay kickoff a success M aria Simpson vividly recalls the day her oldest son, Abraham, first met his teenage cousin, Jonathan, who was visiting from Quebec. The adults were chatting downstairs at her familys C hino, Calif., home when they heard a small commotion above them. They were upstairs playing with the (toy) Army men, Maria told the Unknown Soldiers. Jonathan had hidd en snipers in the dogs fur Even as teenagers, the mutual respect the cousins shared for the military eclipsed all communication bounda ries. Jonathan hardly spoke English at t he time, Maria explained. But they g ot along great. W hen Jonathan, who became a dual U.S.-Canadian citizen on July 4, 2001, graduated from boot camp shortly after 9 /11, Abe was there to congratulate h im. W hen Abe enlisted out of high school, his parents were not surprised. Marias Navy husband, Jim, has always e ncouraged their three sons to serve. I knew he would be going into the m ilitary since he was young, Maria s aid of Abe. Everyone who knew him knew he was going to become a Marine. A s Jonathan navigated C-130 aircraft i n Okinawa, Japan, Abe trained hard to m ake their shared dream of military s ervice a reality. He graduated from basic training and began preparing fora deployment to Iraq. Abe seemed pretty focused, the Marines mother said. I dont think he w as scared at all. Before he left for Iraq, Lance Cpl. Abraham Simpson, 19, told his parents that if anyone in the 3rd Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment had to die in battle, he wanted to be the one to make the ultimate sacrifice. As a young man of deep faith who gave a portion of every dollar he earned to his church, Abe viewed death as a new beginning. He knew where he was going, Maria said. He would have taken a bullet for another Marine. On Nov. 9, 2004, Abe, who had just switched places with another Marine in a mortar line, was hit by a rocket-prop elled grenade fired by terrorists in I raqs Al Anbar Province. He died i nstantly. The next morning, Maria, who knew Abe was in grave danger, was getting i n her car when she saw a military van d riving slowly down the street. The M arine mom knew the war had hit h ome. I thought, Oh my Gosh, Abes in t he battle of Fallujah, she said. The van drove past her house, prompting Maria to worry that another f amily had lost a son or daughter. She had almost backed out of the driveway when the van turned around. It was then that she knew Abe was in heaven. Upon learning of his cousins death, Sgt. Jonathan Simpson boarded a flight in Japan. Jonathan was a pallbearer at the funeral, Maria said. At that time, he told me he would make the switch to infantry in order to honor Abes service. On Oct. 16, 2006, Jonathan, who once hid toy snipers in the fur of Abesd og, died in the same Iraqi province as his cousin. He was killed by an enemy s nipers bullet. We had already done this and never wanted to do it again, Maria said while describing her 25-year-old n ephews Quebec funeral. He was s uch a polite young man and very r espectful. Incredibly, Maria watched another son, Cpl. Paul Simpson, deploy to A fghanistan last year. We hadnt had a Simpson come b ack from combat alive, she said. I was always looking at the door to see if someone was knocking. T he knock never came. Paul, 23, w ho served in the same Marine unit as h is big brother, made it home safely. M arias youngest son plans to join the military as well. The loved ones Abe left behind a rent intimidated by death. Our protection is placing our situat ion in Gods hands, Maria said. Nobody wants it to happen to them, but on the other hand, why should it happen to other people and not me? Seven years after losing Abe, Maria shares his story, as well as Jonathans, so fellow Americans know whats been sacrificed for their freedom. He was our son, but at the moment he died, he became an American son, she said. I think his story belongs to all of us. To find out more about Tom Sileo or to read features by other Creators Syndicate writers, visit www.creators.com. A story for us From left to right, this March 8, 2002, photo shows David Simpson, Sgt. Jonathan Simpson, Cpl. Paul Simpson and Lance Cpl. Abraham Simpson. Photo courtesy the Simpson family. NE WS-SU N 385-6155
C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, October 21, 2011www.newssun.com SFCC corrections academy 3x10.5 00013096 President and CEO of the H eartland Workforce in Sebring. Hood oversees Region 19 (Highlands, Hardee, DeSoto c ounties) and works to help e mployers and workers meet. The biggest impact may be on the restaurant business. Those businesses are strug-g ling right now and raising t he their minimum (direct wage for tipped employees) rates from $4.29 to $4.65. That could have the biggest impact throughout the region, Hood said. The increase in pay is still way below the self-sufficiency rate, which is at $12.34 an hour. That is the minimum a single person needs to cover the basics ofh ousing, food, utilities and transportation. When it c omes to average pay, we are often the lowest in the state. Our average yearly rate is $ 28,985 right now, that comes out to $14.14 per hour, b ut a majority of those out there are not making that,H ood explained. Other community leaders e choed Hoods concerns. It wont affect us directly, but it could cause somei ssues with smaller businesses, said David Greenslade, e xecutive director of the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce. Will it cause unemplo y ment to go up? I dont know. I am not sure it will affect a lot of business in this area, most folks getting minimum wage are part-time and a lot of business around here paym ore than the minimum from the start, Greenslade said. S unshine Staffings Jessy Irizarry had a similar opinion. Its wont affect our staff. We usually start out at $8 per h our minimum, said Irizarry, a staffing consultant. Sunshine employs between 6 0-70 temporary laborers at any given time, and are coming into the busy season, Irizarry said. e have everything from c lerical to manufacturing right now. Alot of our clients have used us for two years or more and several of our available jobs are attempt-to-h ire. We try to stay ahead of the minimum wage, Irizarry s aid. Continued from page 1A t ime constraints of the offer, I withdraw it at this time. As stated in the proposal, I adamantly deny any wrongdoing. T he special meeting called for Thursday night was to allow the city council to discuss the agreement. The council had to approve itb efore it could take effect. Instead, Deleon will explain how the termination affects Rowan and the city. The city and Rowan have b een in conflict for over a year regarding Rowans investigation of complaintso f sunshine law violations against city elected officials and staff. In turn, the city asked the state attorneys office and theP olk County Sheriffs Office to investigate Rowans investigation. In all cases no wrongdoing was found. A special meeting on Oct. 14 had been meant to settle the issues with the approval of the agreement. That meeting ended early withouta ction due to confusion about whether it had been properly noticed. Sutherland took the occasion to voice objections tos ome of the settlements provisions. For example, he wanted c larification regarding deductions from the money the city would give Rowan for the time he was suspended without pay, particularly r egarding pension contributions. He also had concerns that the agreement did not expressly prohibit all future discussion of the case he w orried it might come up in re-election campaigns and he wanted all materials generated by the outside investigations of Rowans investigation to become a part of Rowans personnel file, instead of filed separately as an Internal Affairs case. R owan referred the New S un to his attorney, Robert H. Grizzard II. As of press time Grizzard had not responded to a voice mail message left at his office. Continued from page 1A 45,000-square-foot building that will be located at George Boulevard in South Sebring cost the county more than $1 million for construction drawings. If the county enters into a contract for $5 million itll probably end up being around $7 million. They sort of have a track record of things like that, Wohl said. Council members were asked by Wohl to show support of the HCSO staying in downtown Sebring. According to Wohl, the HCSO has been considering new locations for the facilitys headquarters. The headquarters has been located in downtown for decades. Currently, there are two downtown locations being considered for the facility. wo locations have been offered for relocation. That is the old SunTrust building on Center and the old Bank of America building on South Ridgewood. The Bank of America building is 32,000 square feet and the Suntrust is 28 or 29,000 (square feet enough space. It would allow all the administrative departments to be in one space under one roof, Wohl said. Some administrative departments are currently in temporary facilities and nota part of the headquarters downtown. Wohl feels that the relocation of the HCSO to a facility outside of downtown Sebring would not only take away jobs and business from downtown merchants and restaurants, but the relocation would become a financial burden for taxpayers in Highlands County. Wohl stated in a recent letter addressed to the City of Sebring and council members that my intent is not to advocate just one property, but to advocate occupancy of downtown Sebrings buildings. Wohl stated that proactive, positive and immediate action should be taken in ensuring that the HCSO and the jobs remain within downtown Sebring and that unoccupied space in that area be filled. I think we need to support having the sheriffs office downtown, said Mayor George Hensley. Councilmen John Griffin also agreed on the issue. I dont want to see it move out to George Boulevard, Griffin said. Wohl requested that both the City Council and CRA send letters in support of keeping the HCSO downtown. I requested that staff (city council present at any county commission meetings regarding commission administrators discussing the relocation of the Sheriffs office, Wohl said. The council agreed unanimously with Wohls ideas and standings. Amotion was made to support Wohl in keeping the Highlands County Sheriffs Office in downtown Sebring. This is a big problem. We are trying to revitalize downtown, but moving it (HCSO tal to downtown, Wohl said. Continued from page 1A Rowan terminated Minimum wage going up in 2012 The increase in pay is still way below the self-sufficiency rate, which is at $12.34 an hourROGER HOOD of Heartland Workforce Council wants to help effort to keep HCSOcentered downtown pared a safe place to bring her. Fighting thick smoke, intense heat and flames, the w oman was finally pulled t o safety in a team effort. The victim was transported to the hospital where she continues to recover from her injuries. On July 4, 11-year old K evin Taylor was swimming at Bishop Park in L ake Placid. Raymond Moore, an adult, began to struggle w hen he lost his footing in d eeper water. He disappeared below the surface m omentarily and became unresponsive. Kevin reached him and pulled him to shore where Moores friends performed CPR until he started breath-i ng. He was transported by air to the hospital, and r ecovered from the incident. A s Kevin stepped forw ard to accept his certificate of heroism cameras began to flash all over the room and he was given a standing ovation. As the audience quieted Benton leaned down to him asking him if he was scared in f ront of all the people. little, Kevin said, theres a lot of cops here. Deputies Wayne Gunn and Allison Smith, accompanied by Gunns K-9 partner Sarge, apprehended two male suspects on June 22 whom they had to chase and hunt in the woods. The s uspects had broken into a home where a 14-year-old girl was home alone. She had the presence of mind to hide in a closet and call for help. Aneighbor arrived scaring the intruders away, b ut it was the quick response, an alertness to clues and perseverance oft he officers that led to the arrest. I n a case that included inter-departmental cooperation, Deputy Smith was recognized for a second incident. She and Deputy JorgeM artinez responded to a call of an attempted burglar y on Sept. 9. The victim said she was awakened by sounds in the kitchen, sawo ne man climb out her window and a second man in h er front yard. Adescription was issued. Officer Daniel Cordero, of t he Sebring Police Department, observed two male suspects matching the descriptions, detained them and notified the sheriffso ffice. The victim identified them and they were placed under arrest. Smith and Martinez did not stop there. They appliedf or search warrants to search each mans resid ence, and discovered 11 stolen firearms. L t. Thomas Beiner and his team, officers Timothy Bailes, Michael Morse and Robin Sanders, responded to an inmate who had hungh imself and stopped breathing. With back-up from Dustin Bennett, Lee Page, and Dale Vaughn the man was revived. B einer was also recognized for his rapid response in retrieving an inmate who escaped the jail and was seen walking down Kenilworth Avenue in his orange jumpsuit. Deputy Sheriff Kenneth J. Jorgensen II received a certificate of valor for an i ncident occurring when he was a trooper with Florida H ighway Patrol. On June 16, 2010 Jorgensen arrived a t the scene of an attempted m urder. The victims throat had been cut from ear to ear a nd she had a five-inch lace ration on her face. Jorgensen reached into the throat wound and stopped the bleeding.M edical responders credited him with saving the w omans life. Benton said when her office discovered Jorgensens act had neverb een recognized by the Highway Patrol, they wante d to be sure the oversight was corrected. Benton alsos aid, with a wide smile, five months after the incident,J orgensen became a deputy sheriff. I n addition to the outstanding acts of detection a nd heroism, officers were recognized for their time in s ervice; Chief Deputy Mark Schrader, Major B ooker Johnson and Capt. Tim Lethbridge were congratulated on their promotions; and 43 members oft he sheriffs office were congratulated for their comb ined work in Operation Round Up, a two day anticrime initiative that ended in the arrest of 60 suspects. Civilians Edward Frawley, David Wyche Jr.,K athleen Campbell, Charles Campbell, James Willet and Lou Willis were thanked and recognized for contributions to the Florida Sheriffs Association over three decades. Continued from page 2A N ews-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Deputy Sheriffs Mike Helms (lefteceive awards for valor for their successful rescue of a woman from a burning car. HCSOhonors heroes
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 21, 2011Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA001195AOOOXX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING L.P., Plaintiff, vs. FRANCES M. OZYJOWSKI; CLERK OF THE COURT, HIGHLANDS COUNTY; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF FRANCES M. OZYJOWKSI; UNKNOWN TENANT(S IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 4th day of October, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA000489AOOOXX C OUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, P laintiff, v s. S TEPHEN COWAN A/K/A STEVE COWAN; M ARK PALMER ELECTRIC SERVICE, INC.; ANT HONY LOMONICO; UNKNOWN TENANTS(S KNOWN SPOUSE FOR STEPHEN COWAN A/K/ A STEVE COWAN; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJ ECT PROPERTY, D efendants. N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 4th day of October, 2011, and entered in Case No. 282009CA000489AOOOXX, of the Circuit Courto f the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP is the Plaintiff and STEPHEN COWAN A/K/A STEVE COWAN; MARK PALMER ELECTRIC SERVICE, INC.; ANTHONYLOMONICO; UNKNOWN TENANTS(S SPOUSE FOR STEPHEN COWAN A/K/A STEVE COWAN; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 8th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 3, IN BLOCK 8, OF HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SECTION K, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 9, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 7th day of October, 2011. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk October 21, 28, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ASE NO.: 282009CA001584AOOOXX BAN OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs.M ANUEL A. BARRIOS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE O F GUILLERMO DEL SOLAR; GUILLERMO DEL SOLAR; UNKNOWN TENANT(S T HE SUBJECT PROPERTY, D efendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgm ent of Foreclosure dated the 4th day of October, 2 011, and entered in Case No. 2 82009CA001584AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court o f the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands C ounty, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. i s the Plaintiff and MANUEL A. BARRIOS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GUILLERMO DEL SOLAR; GUILLERMO DEL SOLAR; UNKNOWN TENANT(S I N POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are d efendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidd er for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTH OUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEB RING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courth ouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 8 th day of November, 2011, the following des cribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 8, 9, 10, 11, 13, 14, AND 15, BLOCK 6, HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SECTION B, AC-C ORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN P LAT BOOK 4, PAGE 68, OF THE PUBLIC REC ORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE S URPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN T HE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE L IS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. D ated this 7th day of October, 2011. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk O ctober 21, 28, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA000877AOOOXX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. TAYMI ZOLLNER; EDWARD L. ZOLLNER II; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, AS A NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S SESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 4th day of October, 2011, and entered in Case No. 282009CA000877AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and TAYMI ZOLLNER; EDWARD L. ZOLLNER II; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED, AS A NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY,, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 8th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 9, BLOCK Q, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE III, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 7th day of October, 2011. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 21, 28, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09-1212GCS BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A C OUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., P laintiff, vs. J AMES E. HILL; JANE T. HILL A/K/A SERENA J. HILL, ET AL, D efendants 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 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 11-000028 GCS J. H. MOORE MEMORIAL CHURCH O F THE BRETHREN OF SEBRING, INC., a Florida Not for Profit Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. A NY UNKNOWN PARTY WHO MAY CLAIM AS 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. NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE 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 a nd Reformation of a Deed on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 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 o n JOHN K. McCLURE, the Plaintiff's attorney, w hose 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 attorney 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 C LERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT B y: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk I n accordance with the Americans With Disa bilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; telephone ( 863)402-6591, not alter than seven (7) days p rior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1 -800-955-8771, or Voice (V v ia Florida Relay Service. O ctober 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT F OR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA P ROBATE DIVISION F ile No. PC 11-422 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF SUE B. HOOD WOODRUFF Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of SUE B. HOOD WOODRUFF, deceased, whose date of death was September 13, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 TER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this notice is October 21, 2011. Personal Representative: John S. Hood P.O. Box 1855 Blue Ridge, Georgia 30513 Attorney for Personal Representative: John K. McClure Attorney for John S. Hood Florida Bar Number: 286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 S. Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E -Mail: email@example.com October 21, 28, 2011 1050Legals I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. PC-11-415 IN RE: ESTATE OFD ENNIS FRANK GAGER, D eceased. N OTICE TO CREDITORS T he 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 Division; File Number PC-11-415; the address of w hich is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 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 unliquidated claims, and who have been served a copy of this Note, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3 AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30 DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against the decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court, WITHIN THREE (3 THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. THE DATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS OCTOBER 14, 2011. Co-Personal Representatives: DAVID GAGER VICTORIA PARR 5810 N.W. 61ST Court 1029 Dishman Loop Ocala, FL 34482 Oviedo, FL 32765 Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives: R. WILLIAM FUTCH, P.A. 610 S.E. 17TH Street Ocala, Florida 34471 (352 Florida Bar No.: 0319856 BY: /s/ R. William Futch October 14, 21, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C ASE NO: GC-11-000556 TAYLOR BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP. P laintiff, vs. KENNETH ANGERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENNETH ANGERS; UNKNOWN TENANT I;U NKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, d evisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown pesons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, D efendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: K ENNETH ANGERS 5 601 CALIGULA AVENUE S EBRING, FL 33872 K ENNETH ANGERS 2 705 MICHIGAN AVE. FORT MEYERS, FL 33916 KENNETH ANGERS 2 110 DAVIS CT. F ORT MYERS, FL 33916 U NKNOWN SPOUSE KENNETH ANGERS 5 601 CALIGULA AVENUE S EBRING, FL 33872 UNKNOWN SPOUSE KENNETH ANGERS 2705 MICHIGAN AVE. FORT MEYERS, FL 33916 U NKNOWN SPOUSE OF KENNETH ANGERS 2 110 DAVIS CT. F ORT MYERS, FL 33916 L AST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESID ENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: LOT 1 BLOCK 187, UNIT 11, SUN 'N LAKE EST ATES OF SEBRING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT T HEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 6 9, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS C OUNTY, FLORIDA. h as been filed against you and you are required to s erve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it o n Mark A. Buckles, Butler & Hosch, P.A., 3185 S outh Conway Road, Suite E, Orlando, Florida 3 2812 and file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. W ITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on t he 13th day of October, 2011. I f you are a person with a disability who needs any a ccommodation in order to participate in this proc eeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941 w ithin two (2 n otice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 8 00-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk October 21, 28, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GCS 11-453 Judge: J. David Langford B ROWN & BROWN INVESTMENTS, LLC P laintiff(s -vs.F IRST FLORIDA LENDING CORP. A d issolved Florida Corporation, et al Defendant(s AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY T O: Michael A. Clein L ast Known Address 2 075 W 76th St. Hialeah, FL 33016 J ames Price L ast Known Address 1 400 S Waterview Dr. I nverness, FL 34450 N ancy D. Price L ast Known Address 1 879 E Monopoly Loop Inverness, FL 34453 First Florida Lending J ames Price R egistered Agent L ast Known Address 3 903 SE 21st Place C ape Coral, FL 33904 o r if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his o r her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all 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. Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to Q uiet Title for the following described property, to w it: L ot 17, Block D, SILVER FOX RANCH, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 41, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Parcel ID Number C 22-35-28-020-00D0-0170 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s d ress is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, A von Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the origin al 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 demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on October 4, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff D eputy Clerk October 7, 14, 21, 28, 2011 1050LegalsI N THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C ASE NO.: 11-972-FCS I N THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF ALEXSIS JO-LICIA HELMS Adoptee A MENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOHN EDWARD GREEN 26 Ridgeway RoadK ingston 19 J amaica, W.I. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for T ermination of Parental Rights Pending Adoption and Petition for Adoption has been filed and you a re required to serve a copy of your answer or pleading of the petition to the Petitioner's attorn ey, TED A. LASSEIGNE, Post Office Box 2238, H aines City, Florida 33845-2238, and file the o riginal answer or pleading in the office of the C lerk of the Circuit Court on or before November 1 7, 2011. If you fail to do so, judgment for adopt ion and for other relief prayed for in the Petition m ay be granted by default. ` `If you are a person with a disability who needs a ny accommodation in order to participate in this p roceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to t he provision of certain assistance. 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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, October 21, 2011www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 11-348 GCS SIMEON A. BRIDGEWATER and GERTRUDE E. BRIDGEWATER, his wife PLAINTIFFS, VS. PRECIOUS MAE DAVIS and MARY DAVIS, and the Administrator of the SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, an agency of the Government of the United States of America DEFENDANTS. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A EXHIBIT A The North Half of Lot 8, Block E, SERENITY SUBI N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 11-333 GCS MICHAEL A. RIDER and KRIS Y. RIDER, his wife PLAINTIFFS, VS.S HAUNA M. ORLOS, a/k/a SHAUNA CARRION DEFENDANT. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: Lot 88, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES, SECTION D, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 13, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room of the Highlands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on the 10th day of November, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. SIGNED this 17th day of October, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk October 21, 28, 2011 I N 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, vs. MARY D. HOLMES, THE VILLAS AT PINE KEY, L LC, 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 action on October 4, 2011, the Clerk of Highlands C ounty 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 November 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, Seb ring, Florida 33870 Real Property tax identification number is S-23-34-28-110-0000-008D. 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 c laim within 60 days after the sale. B OB GERMAINE C lerk of the Circuit Court H ighlands County, Florida / s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 14, 21, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ASE NO.: 282010CA000073AOOOXX BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA C OUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff,v s. DIPCHAND PANCHU; JANKI PANCHU; UNKNOWN TENANTS(SP ROPERTY, Defendants. N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgm ent of Foreclosure dated the 4th day of October, 2011, and entered in Case No. 2 82010CA000073AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands C ounty, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS S ERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and DIPC HAND PANCHU, JANKI PANCHU and UNKNOWN TENANTS(SP ROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS C OUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE A VENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a .m. on the 8th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final J udgment, to wit: LOT 15, BLOCK A, CLEARVIEW TERRACE SUBDIV ISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 42, OF THE P UBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, F LORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN T HE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 7th day of October, 2011. R obert W. Germaine C lerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk O ctober 21, 28, 2011 2 011, and entered in Case No. 2 82009CA001195AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court o f the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands C ounty, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME L OANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and FRANCES M. OZYJOWSKI; CLERK OF THE COURT, H IGHLANDS COUNTY; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF F RANCES M. OZYJOWKSI; UNKNOWN TENANT(S IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are d efendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURT-H OUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEB RING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courth ouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 8 th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judg-m ent, to wit: LOT 17, BLOCK 153, SEBRING HIGHLANDS SUBD IVISION, A SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, P AGE 97, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE S URPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE L IS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 D AYS AFTER THE SALE. D ated this 7th day of October, 2011. R obert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court B y: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk O ctober 21, 28, 2011 1050LegalsDUMMY 09 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00011623
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CALL 863-257-3592 OR 863-443-9285. 7300MiscellaneousORGAN -LOWRY FIESTA T ickle the ivories with this one! Includes p added storage bench for only $2000. C all today! 863-453-8287 7260MusicalMerchandise 7000 MerchandiseR OOMMATE WANTED.Processional to share 3/2 in Gulf Community w/pool. C all 863-991-5159 6450Roommates WantedL AKE PLACIDlakefront 2/1. S easonal rental, O ctober March. C all 863-465-1354 6320Seasonal Property SEBRING IMMACULATENEWER 3/2/1. All tile, new paint, dishwasher, W/D, small screened in porch, extra large shady lot plus lawn service. No smokers. $850 + security. RENTED SEBRING 3/2Lakefront home w/pool. Many upgrades. Enjoy boating, fishing & swimming, right in your own back yard! $1000 per mo 1st./last/sec. 321-452-7090 or 863-446-0760 SEBRING 2/1House, screened porch. Fenced back yard. Lawn care included. $600/mo. + security. Call 863-253-1029 or 863-381-7967 SEBRING -1645 Hammock Rd. 3BR/ 2BA/ Kitchen, Living & Dining W&D hookup, tiled floors, C/H/A, Screened porch. 2 car gar No pets! $950 mo. + 1st. sec. deposit. 407-459-6925 SEBRING -"Rustic Retreat"! 3BR, 2BA, split floor plan on dead end st., quiet neighborhood w/ lake view / access. Oversized 2cg, screened porch, good schools. Rent to own possible, $975 mo. 863-414-7021 REFLECTIONS /SILVER LAKE, Park Model, 2BR/ 1 BA / Kitchen, living & dining room, W & D hookup. Deck & Shed.No steps inside. $45,000. Lot S39 Call 863-452-2217 P LACID LAKES3/2 full baths. New House $750/mo. + $750 dep. Beautiful views, quiet & nice. All tile & new appl. 3 05-926-7987 LAKE PLACID3/2 997 Washington B lvd. 2 car garage. Screened back p atio. $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 Overlooking Lake Verona and City Park 1 00 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. SPECIAL : $325/mo. 863-453-8598 A VON PARK** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware Ave. 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. C entral Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING -DUPLEX / CUTE! 2BR / 1BA, Screened porch, W/D h ookup. Most pets OK. $550 mo. & $ 300 security. 1927 Theodore St. Call 863-446-7274 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 R entalsPALM HARBORHomes H as 3 Modular Homes A vailable at Huge Savings Over 40K off 8 00-622-2832 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesATTENTION: CASH for your Home, D uplex, Apartment, Commercial P roperty. Rapid Closing, "As Is Condition. 863-441-2689 S TRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL 4320Real Estate Wanted 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialS END REPLYto Box 105, The N ews-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Seb ring FL,33870.1243489 2100Help Wanted SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 863-471-2565 or email to: firstname.lastname@example.org S EBRING -Mature Male, with references, drivers license and car, to care for older son who cannot drive. A companion that likes cards, play pool, movie, etc. For additional info. Call 863-655-1068 OFFICE ASSISTANTBusy Doctor's Office has immediate full time position for s omeone with good work ethic, people skills & self motivated. S end resume to: P O Box 3679 Sebring 33871 or email to: n email@example.comNOW HIRINGF or 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 application on line: ck381.ersp.biz/employment N OW HIRING! Full Time & Part Time. W ait Staff, Dish Washers & Drivers. A pply in person at Zeno's S un`n Lake Blvd., Sebring. MEDICAID CASEWORKER Seeking a part time caseworker to a ssist patients in a hospital setting in a pplying for Medicaid, Social Security, C ounty Indigent or other types of e ligible funding for healthcare services. T his position will work nights and weeke nds.Caseworkers are responsible for a ctivities including but not limited to s creening patients at bedside, assisting patients in completing required paperwork/applications, along with case processing and follow up on all a ssigned cases. Candidates must have a stable work history, good references, a nd demonstrate professionalism. E xperience in social services and M edicaid a plus. Candidates must also p ossess good organizational skills, w riting, analytical, and strong time management skills. Bilingual (Spanish / English) a definite plus. Thorough background check and drug screening r equired. To apply send resume i n Microsoft Word format to j firstname.lastname@example.org Include n ame and Highlands in the subject line. MEDIA ADVERTISING M ULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE W e are a Sebring Florida N ewspaper is accepting resumes for a q ualified OutsideSales Representative t hat values teamwork and has a desire to succeed. The successful candidate must have at l east 6 months to 1 year sales experience. Is highlymotivated and enjoys b uilding client relationships, not afraid to ask for a sale, professional, enthusiastic, and exhibit a high level of integrity. T his position is the perfect choice for anyone loving to sell a product you believe in. W e offer base salary plus commission; excellent benefits to include medical, dental, life, 401k and more; paid time o ff; and training. Send reply to 2227 US 27th South Sebring, Florida 3 3870 E OE CUSTOMER SERVICEREPRESENTAT IVE/DISPATCHER NEEDED IMMEDIATLEY F or The News-Sun. T his is an entry level position. Position requires e xcellent communication skills, superior computer and phone skills w ith the ability to multi-task. 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N ews Sun S end reply to 2227U S 27 South S ebring Fl. 33870 EOE 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENT Invitation to Bid The State of Florida, Department of Military Affairs (DMA Construction & Facility Management Office (CFMO quests bids from State of Florida registered, qualified and licensed Contractors for the following projects located at Avon Park National Guard Armory at 2500 US Highway 27 South, Avon Park, FL: FOR COMPLETE INFORMATION AND SUBMISSION REQUIREMENTS YOU MUST GO TO THE MYFLORIDA.COM VENDOR BID SYSTEM AT HYPERLINK http://vbs.dms.state.fl.us/vbs/main_menu" http://vbs.dms.state.fl.us/vbs/main_menu on or after October 21, 2011 PROJECT NUMBER: 206039 Avon Park National Guard Armory Renovation MANDATORY SITE VISIT DATE: As stated in the advertisement on the Vendor Bid System. BID OPENING DATE: As stated in the advertisement on the Vendor Bid System. POINT OF CONTACT: Department of Military Affairs, Construction & Facility Management Office, Contract Management Branch (904 PERLINK "mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org" email@example.com. October 21, 2011 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ase No.: 10-000621-GCS SEACOAST NATIONAL BANK,P laintiff, vs. J OSHUA DIEDRICH and A NGELA DAWN FAULKNER, Defendants. N OTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Final Summary Judgment'' entered in the above-styled action, the property described below w ill be sold by the Clerk of this Court at public sale, at 11:00 a.m. on November 2, 2011, to the h ighest 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. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus f rom the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a c laim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court H ighlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk October 14, 21, 2011 D IVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 12, Page 1, of the Public Records of H ighlands County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: B EGIN at the Northwest corner of said Lot 8; t hence South 79 degrees 44'00'' East along the Northerly line of said Lot 8 for a distance of 1 32.41 feet to the Northeast corner of said Lot 8; thence South 17 degrees 25'33'' West for a dist ance of 37.82 feet to a point; thence North 79 degrees 59'12'' West for a distance of 130.01 f eet to a point on the Easterly right-of-way line of Grove Street; thence North 10 degrees 00'00'' E ast along the Easterly right-of-way line of Grove S treet for a distance of 14.33 feet to a point of c urvature of a circular curve tot he right having for i ts elements a radius of 114.78 feet and a central angle of 11 degrees 53'46''; thence along said c urvature for an arc distance of 23.93 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. a t public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room of the Highlands C ounty Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on the 10th day of November, 2011. A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus f rom the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a c laim within 60 days after the sale. SIGNED this 17th day of October, 2011. R OBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT B Y: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk O ctober 21, 28, 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 DUMMY 09 SUBSCRIPTION SALES 2X4 AD # 00012431AVON PARK HOUSING 1X4 AD # 00012992 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00012990 RIDGE AREA ARC 1X3 AD # 00013018 Classified ads g et fast results
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C M Y K SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, October 21, 2011 Page 3BG ame Notes Tonights game sees Booker and A von Park tied for third in District 64 A.Aside from the usual bumps and bruises,the Red Devils come into tonights game relatively healthy. Coach Speak Avon Parks Andy Bonjokian : Booker is a real good football team. But if we do what were capable of, we match up real well.Wd like to have those long drives that take six to eight minutes off the clock and keep the ball out of their hands.But this is it,we have the opportunity to play for district position.We kind of happened into it last year,and now we have the chance to play for it. Last W eek Avon Park: Powered past Lake Placid on the road,40-3.B ooker: Shut out LaBelle with a 300 win. Recor d s Avon Park 3-3; Booker 2-4 Avon Park vs. BookerG ame Notes Though 1-3 in District 6-4A play,a w in tonight for the Dragons would r eally cause a shift in the standings.The Lake Placid defense is on par with the Tigers,giving up just three points per game more than Clewiston. Coach Speak Lake Placids Jason Holden : This is a big game for us.We need to get the p rogram moving forward and to do t hat we have to put our previous games behind us.Its an important d istrict game for us against a very s trong team.Well have to reach our goal of no turnovers in a game if we want to have any chance to beat Clewiston. Last W eek Lake Placid: Moved the ball but couldnt finish in a 40-3 loss to AvonP ark. C lewiston: Fell to Dunbar,36-14. Recor d s Lake Placid 2-5; Clewiston 4-3 Lake Placid at ClewistonG ame Notes Tonight is Homecoming Night for the Blue Streaks.S ebrings defense was so stout last Friday that George Jenkins didnt get a first down until early in the third quarter. Coach Speak Sebrings LaVaar Scott : It doesnt get any easier.Winter Haven isnt the type of team you really want to play on Homecoming,but theres not much y ou can do.Last week was a real nice b oost of confidence for our guys and we hope to build on that and keep it going.Winter Haven is the top team in t he district so this is our chance to really make a statement. Last W eek Sebring: Stopped George Jenkins on the road,18-0.W inter Haven: Stormed past M ulberry,42-13. Recor d s Sebring 2-4; Winter Haven 6-0 Sebring vs. Winter Haven All games have 7:30 p.m. kickoffs unless otherwise noted By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgDespite a valiant comeback Tuesday night, the heavy-hitting Lady B ulldogs of DeSoto held off Sebring 3-2 in non-district volleyball action. After dropping the first two sets of the match, by identical 25-20 scores, the Blue Streaks bounced back to take the third set, 25-22, and then stretched the match with a stretched-out, 2826 win in the fourth set. But as is often the case when a team digs itsway back, there just wasnt enough left in the tank in the fifthset clincher as the Bulldogs took it, 15-8. That was a very different team than we saw earlier in the year, head coach Vanessa Sinnesss aid of the teams three-set sweep of DeSoto on Sept. 8. They were missing one of their big hitters with injury at that time. That would be Tyshonna Riley who returned shortly after that contest and helped transform the team. T he loss at Sebring had the team at 2-2 but with Riley returning, the team has gone 9-5 in their regular season schedule and 71 in district play. The 5-foot-10 sophomore was big this night too, piling up 24 kills, while Latavia Graham added 22 for the Bulldogs. But even with the big hitters, the Streaks hung in and stepped up their game. e really played well and I have no complaints Sinness said. This is the kind of competition, the sort of match, that you want late in the season and are heading into districts. e had the momentum g oing into the fifth set, but a couple of errors, a servDeSoto downs Lady Streaks News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Above left: After making a diving stop on a smash toward right, Taylor Upchurch scrambles t o her feet before making the throw to first for an out. Above right: Freshman shortstop Alexis Belardi hammers this pitch to left during the Panthers final outing of the fall practice season Wednesday evening. Lady Panthers finish fall season News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Stephanie Struck and the Lady Streaks battled back from a 2-0 deficit, but it wasnt quite enough in Tuesdays five-set loss at DeSoto. DeSoto3Sebring2 See SEBRING, Page 4B Special to the News-SunLAKELAND The Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC Tenorac High School on Saturday, Oct. 15 to take on the Polk County Titans. It was going to be a day of battle between these teams as the Eagles were hoping to bring some more s this week. Going into week nine of the season, the Highlands Youth Football teams are nearing the end of the regular season. Each team is looking at the stats and the talk of playoffs has them raring to go. The Highlands Eagles Junior Varsity and Varsity teams have clinched their spot in the playoffs and the Pee Wee team is still in the hunt. Next weeks results will finalize the playoff spots and the anticipation of what seat each team will take is widespread. The first team to take the field was the Flag team, ages 5and 6-years old and lead by head coach Bob Ford. The team took the field with a strong Titan team. The Titans started with a strong offensive drive to pull them to an early lead. The Eagles defense stood strong but was unable to thwart the Titans offense, ultimately resulting in a loss with a final score of 28-0, bringing their record to 4-5 for the season. Next up were the Mighty Mite team, ages 7, 8 and 9, lead by head coach Willis McGuire. The Eagles offense rallied together, but struggled to get past the Titans defensive to move the ball down the field. Costly mistakes caused the Eagles another devastating loss with a final score of 34-0, bringing their record to 3-6 for the season. The Pee Wee team, ages 10 and 11, lead by head coach Tim Hooks, were eager and ready to take the field after last weeks win against the Hurricanes. The Eagles offense made strides, moving the ball down the field, but fell just short. The Titans quickly took control of the game, taking an early lead. In the second half, the offense worked together as a team to make something happen when Marquis Hawthorne ran 50 yards to the end zone to score. It was, however, the lone touchHighlands Eagles take on the Titans See EAGLES, Page 3B Tumult in one, prop osed disinterest in another and pretty exciting chaos in the third. Thats the current state of Americas top three professional sports. The NBA continues itslockout amid often turbulent negotiating sessions. The players say its not their fault that the owners sign them tor idiculous deals, the owners want a system that better protects themselves from doing so. A re the owners the dunderheads that such c laims by the players infer? M any say so, but these are predominantly very s hrewd men who made hundreds of millions, if not billions, in some way, shape or form. And it does seem more a systemic problem. Enough loopholes exist so some teams can jack up their payroll. Other teams, in response to that, to try to compete, end up having to overpay. The owners want to change the system so its a more equal playing ground and there will be less of that knee-jerk temptation to try and keep up. Dwayne Wade was quoted as saying that there are always going to be bad teams. But bad teams lose money, and given the state of our economy, there arent exactly would-be owners lining up to buy one of those teams. Would the players rather take less, though still obscene amounts of money, or lose a handful of teams and the number of jobs that would go along with them? Put 100 players in a room and ask them that. Would you all rather make a little less, or continue with what youre getting, but then 20 of your are out of a job? Adifferent way to look at it, but teams lost money, not all, but a few. Teams continue to lose money under the system as is, and the owners will have to sell. Prospective owners, what few are left, might not exactly scramble to be a part of a losing venture and thus the league very well may just end up contracting those teams. Over in Major League Baseball meanwhile, were at World Series time and nobody seems to notice. Pundits keep telling us that the ratings will be low, given that its St. Louis and Texas somewhat insinuating that Covering the big three And Another Thing... Dan Hoehne See NFL, Page 3B Courtesy photo Eagles PeeWee kicker Kasey Hawthorne kicks off to start the game Saturday against the Polk County Titans.
C M Y K Veterans ScrambleS EBRING The Veterans Council of Highlands County is holding itssecond annual Golf Scramble at Harder Hall Country Club on Saturday, Oct. 22 with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. Cost is $55 per person, $220 per foursome with a field limit of 144 golfers. Entry fee includes continental breakf ast, golf and cart, lunch and prizes. There will also be a 50-ball putt-off p rior to the Scramble at 7:30 a.m. Mulligans are available, and there will b e a 50/50 drawing along with door prizes and a day of fun on the course. T o register or become a hole sponsor, contact the Veterans Services office at 402-6623, or Harry Marsh, American Legion Post 74 at 655-1982. Platinum sponsorships are $500, Gold are $300, Silver are $250 and Bronze are $100.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 group, 12-14 years, and an all girls age group, 12-14 years, this year. Any questions call 382-9622Panther Hitting CampAVONPARK The South Florida C ommunity College Baseball program w ill be holding its final Fall Hitting Camp Saturday, Oct. 29, for players aged 6-16. Registration will take place from 88:30 a.m., with hitting skill work to follow from 8:30-11:30 a.m. Cost is just $25. Pre-register by calling 863-784-7036. Pre-register or sign-up Saturday morning. **This is the final clinic this fall. The Annual SFCC Christmas camp will be held in December. 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 t o benefit the Veterans Assistance Fund. The Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, atH arder Hall. This tournament is usually sold out and itsproceeds assist in providing meals to t he clients. On Sunday, Nov. 6, the Mens Golf 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 has been opened for this event. A merican Legion Post 25, Lake Placid, has slated May 8, 2012 in SpringLake for their annual Golf Tournament. I f a Unit would like to help sponsor one or more of these events, please contact the sponsoring group. T here is always a need for volunteers. Volunteers are needed at the registration table, the silent auction, raffle and watching for a hole-in-one.Blue Streak Basketball CampSEBRING Head girls basketball c oach Mike Lee will be running a basketball camp at Sebring High School for boys and girls from 2nd through 6th grade on Saturday, Nov 12, from 9 a.m.-Noon. The cost for the camp is $10 and each camper will receive a Blue Streaks Basketball T-shirt. The camp is for boys and girls of all skill levels and experience. Registration forms can be picked up at Sebring High School or can be emailed. If you have any questions, please contact Coach Lee at 441-1221 or by email at email@example.com DIVISION SERIESAMERICAN LEAGUE Detroit 3, New York 2 Texas 3, Tampa Bay 1 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 3, Philadelphia 2 Milwaukee 3, Arizona 2L EAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) AMERICAN LEAGUE Texas 4, Detroit 2 NATIONAL LEAGUE St. Louis 4, Milwaukee 2WORLD SERIES(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) St. Louis 1, Texas 0 Wednesday: St. Louis 3, Texas 2 Thursday, Oct. 20: Texas (Lewis 14-10 at St. Louis (Garcia 13-7), late Saturday, Oct. 22: St. Louis (Jackson 12-9) at Texas (Holland 16-5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 23: St. Louis (Lohse 14-8 at Texas (Harrison 14-9 x-Monday, Oct. 24: St. Louis at Texas, 8:05 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 26: Texas at St. Louis, 8:05 p.m. x-Thursday, Oct. 27: Texas at St. Louis, 8:05 p.m.A MERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England510.833185135 Buffalo420.667188147 N.Y. Jets330.500145131 Miami050.00075128 South WLTPctPFPA Tennessee320.60010594 Houston330.500141124 Jacksonville150.16772132 Indianapolis060.000104163 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore410.80014871 Cincinnati420.667137111 Pittsburgh420.667119102 Cleveland230.40091117 West WLTPctPFPA San Diego410.800120109 Oakland420.667160150 Kansas City230.40077150 Denver140.200105140NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Giants420.667154147 Washington320.6009683 Dallas230.400115121 Philadelphia240.333145145 South WLTPctPFPA Tampa Bay420.667113145 New Orleans420.667177151 Atlanta330.500135147 Carolina150.167133163 North WLTPctPFPA Green Bay6001.000197114 Detroit510.833178114 Chicago330.500146132 Minnesota150.167121145 West WLTPctPFPA San Francisco510.83316797 Seattle230.40094122 Arizona140.20096121 St. Louis050.00049137 ___ Sundays Games Houston at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Washington at Carolina, 1 p.m. San Diego at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. Seattle at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Denver at Miami, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Detroit, 1 p.m. Chicago vs. Tampa Bay at London, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Arizona, 4:05 p.m. St. Louis at Dallas, 4:15 p.m. Green Bay at Minnesota, 4:15 p.m. Indianapolis at New Orleans, 8:20 p.m. Open: Buffalo, Cincinnati, N.Y. Giants, New England, Philadelphia, San Francisco Mondays Game Baltimore at Jacksonville, 8:30 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 30 Indianapolis at Tennessee, 1 p.m. New Orleans at St. Louis, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Houston, 1 p.m. Miami at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Carolina, 1 p.m. Arizona at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Detroit at Denver, 4 p.m. Washington vs. Buffalo at Toronto, 4 p.m. Cleveland at San Francisco, 4:15 p.m. Cincinnati at Seattle, 4:15 p.m. New England at Pittsburgh, 4:15 p.m. Dallas at Philadelphia, 8:20 p.m. Open: Atlanta, Chicago, Green Bay, N.Y. Jets, Oakland, Tampa Bay Monday, Oct. 31 San Diego at Kansas City, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh422102320 Philadelphia40191910 N.Y. Islanders3106116 New Jersey310698 N.Y. Rangers112499 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Toronto40191713 Buffalo41081710 Boston24041113 Montreal13131216 Ottawa15021630 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington500101811 Carolina32171719 Florida32061413 Tampa Bay13241826 Winnipeg13131018WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Detroit4008135 Chicago31171712 Nashville22151215 St. Louis24041520 Columbus05111220 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Colorado510102013 Minnesota22261416 Edmonton22151010 Vancouver23151420 Calgary23041315 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Dallas510101613 Anaheim4108119 Los Angeles31171410 Phoenix22151516 San Jose13021011 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games Carolina 4, Boston 1 Washington 3, Florida 0 Dallas 3, Columbus 2 Buffalo 3, Montreal 1 Philadelphia 7, Ottawa 2 Pittsburgh 4, Minnesota 2 Calgary 2, Edmonton 1 N.Y. Rangers 4, Vancouver 0 Chicago 5, Phoenix 2 Los Angeles 5, St. Louis 0 Wednesdays Games Toronto 4, Winnipeg 3, SO Thursdays Games Toronto at Boston, late Washington at Philadelphia, late Montreal at Pittsburgh, late Winnipeg at Ottawa, late N.Y. Islanders at Tampa Bay, late Buffalo at Florida, late Chicago at Colorado, late N.Y. Rangers at Calgary, late Minnesota at Edmonton, late Nashville at Vancouver, late Los Angeles at Phoenix, late Fridays Games San Jose at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Columbus at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Carolina at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Dallas at Anaheim, 10 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-Sporting KC12912484940 x-Philadelphia11715484435 Columbus13128474141 x-Houston11913464240 New York9816434944 Chicago8916404343 D.C.91212394951 Toronto FC61314323457 New England51612273656WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA y-Los Angeles19410674725 x-Seattle1779605336 x-Real Salt Lake15117524335 x-FC Dallas15117524035 x-Colorado11913464240 Portland11148413947 Chivas USA81312364040 San Jose71214353643 Vancouver61710283453 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth yclinched conference ___ Wednesdays Games D.C. United 1, Portland 1, tie Thursday's Games Philadelphia at New York, late Saturday's Games New England at Toronto FC, 12:30 p.m. Colorado at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Columbus at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Portland at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m. FC Dallas at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. Seattle FC at Chivas USA, 10:30 p.m. Sundays Games Los Angeles at Houston, 7 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League NEW YORK YANKEESDeclined the option on LHP Damaso Marte, making him eligible for free agency. National League NEW YORK METSAnnounced the retirement of scout Harry Minor, effective Oct. 31. Can-Am League BROCKTON ROXReleased LHP Brad Hertzler, INF Mike Torres, INF Phillip Cuadrado, INF Jeremy Hunt and RHP Jack Van Leur. ROCKLAND BOULDERSReleased RHP Justin Fry, RHP Casey Hodges, C Chase Weems, RHP Kent Worthington, RHP Jon Shepard, OF Ryde Rodriguez and LHP J. Brett Carroll.FOOTBALLNational Football League CAROLINA PANTHERSPlaced OT Jeff Otah on injured reserve. MIAMI DOLPHINSSigned S Gerald Alexander. Placed WR Roberto Wallace on injured reserve. NEW YORK JETSSigned WR Eron Riley from Denvers practice squad. OAKLAND RAIDERSPlaced DE Matt Shaughnessy on injured reserve. Signed OL Zach Hurd to the practice squad. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSReleased RB Allen Bradford. Signed LB Heath Farwell. WASHINGTON REDSKINSSigned G Maurice Hurt from the practice squad. Signed G John Malecki to the practice squad. Canadian Football League CFLNamed Sara Moore vice president, marketing. Fined Edmonton LB Rod Davis an undisclosed amount for a helmet hit to Winnipeg QB Buck Pierce in an Oct. 15 game. Arena Football League ARIZONA RATTLERSSigned WR Maurice Purify. ORLANDO PREDATORSSigned OL Terrance Carter.COLLEGENCAAReinstated Boise State sophomore DT Ricky Tjong-A-Tjoe after serving a six-game suspension for taking improper benefits worth $13,600 before and after he enrolled at the university. MIAMISuspended senior DT Micanor Regis one game for punching North Carolina WR Dwight Jones in Oct. 15 game. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Football at Clewiston,7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,DeSoto,vs.Frostproof,5:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Football vs.Winter Haven,Homecoming,7 p.m. MONDAY: Volleyball hosts District Tournament,Winter Haven vs.Kathleen,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball hosts District Tournament,Sebring vs.Lake Gibson,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball hosts District Tournament,Monday winner vs.Tuesday winner,7 p.m. SFCC T ODAY: Volleyball at Lake Sumter Tournament,vs.Lake Sumter,Noon,vs.Palm Beach, 4 p.m. SATURDAY: Volleyball at Lake Sumter Tournament,vs.Clearwater Christian,Noon,vs. St.Johns River,4 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Football vs.Sarasota Booker,7:30 p.m. MONDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,DeSoto,vs.Mulberry,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at District Tournament,De Soto,vs.DeSoto,7:30 p.m. S S K K A A T T I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating . . . . . . . N N B B C CM M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . St. Louis at Texas, Game 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 p p . m m . Buffalo at Tampa Bay.. . . . . . . . S S U U N NTimes, games, channels all subject to change B B O O X X I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 1 1 1 1 p p . m m . Edwin Rodriguez vs. Will Rosinsky . . . . S S H H O O W WS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Nonito Donaire vs. Omar Narvaez . . . . . . H H B B O OG 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 Castello Masters . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 2 2 p p . m m . P GA Miracle Network Classic . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 5 5 p p . m m . P GA Winn Dixie Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . LPGA Taiwan Championship . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . PGA Miracle Network Classic . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 5 5 p p . m m . PGA Winn Dixie Open . . . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . LPGA Taiwan Championship . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FC 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 8 8 p p . m m . West Virginia at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 8 8 p p . m m . Rutgers at Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n North Carolina at Clemson . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N N N o o o o n n Illinois at Purdue . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N o o o o n n O klahoma State at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . F F X X N N o o o o n n Cincinnati at South Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2 8 8 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . 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C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 21, 2011Page 3B 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 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 G olf HammockLast Monday, Oct. 17, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock Country Club. Fred Latshaw scored a plus-8 and shot a 36 for first place in A group and Stan Griffis made plus-4 for second p lace. In B group Joe Hyzny had a plus-3 for first place, Doug Haire had minus1 for second place and in third place David Mulligan had a minus-3. Sal Sboto took first place with plus3 in C group while Ed Northrup was even for second and Jack Shell in third place with minus-1. Billy Ringo shot a plus-3 for first place in D group and Terry Yandle had plus-2 for second place. Bob Colandrea took first place in E group with plus-4 while Pete Mezza m ade plus-3 for second place and Jerry Patterson made plus-2 for third place. Next Monday, Oct. 24, the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call 3821280.Lake June WestA mixed scramble was played Oct. 13. Winning first place was the team of Ken Rowen, John and Shelly Byron and Margaret Schultz with 50; tying for second/third places were the teams of Frank Gallagher, Jeanne McGill, John and Gloria Huggett and Norma Colyer; Doyan Eades, Ott and Maxine Wegner and Don Boulton with 56 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Joanne McGill, 7-feet-1-inch. (Men No. 4, Doyan Eades, 9-feet-7-inches. The mens association played a Wednesday League event on Oct. 12. Winning first place was the team of D. Colvin, M. Cappalletti, D. Boulton and J. Byron with 47; and second place, D. Eades, O. Wegner, J. Swartz and J. Ruffow ith 48. Closest to the pin: No. 8, D. Boulton, 19-f eet-8-inches.Placid LakesThe Mans Association played a tournament on Wednesday, Oct. 19 and saw a tie for first place that was decided on a match of cards. The -19 posted by the team of Bob McMillian, Russ Isaacs and Cody Coates wound up taking the win over the -19 of John Goble, Gene Ransom and David Raciti. Ken Burnette, Marvin Bud Snyder and Howard Ticknor carded a -17 for third and Ed Bartusch, Frank Fisher, Jim Hays and Ray Deryckere had a -15f or fourth. Bartusch had closest to the pin on the day, getting to 28-feet, 6-inchesf rom No. 2.River GreensA Mens Pro-Am was played on Wednesday, Oct. 19 with Glenn Nelson, Don Ethan, Bob Streeter and Russ Rudd taking the round with +21 1/2. Johnny Wehunt, Neil Purcell, Ken Koon and Cliff Steele were second with +14 for the team event. Individually, Rudd won Flight A with +13, Koon took Flight B with +7 1/2, Purcell topped Flight C with +2 1/2 and Nelson lead D Flight with +5. A Mens Day event was played on Saturday, Oct. 15. Russ Rudd, Gil Heier and Don McDonald came in with a -18, which was matched by Al Farrell, Fred Evans, Neil Purcell and Keith Kincer. Jim Cercy, Tim Thomas and Harold Plagens were next at 13. Getting closest to the pin were Lefty St. Pierre at No. 3, Keith Kline at No. 5, Butch Smith at No. 12 and P urcell at No. 17. A PM Scramble was played on Friday, Oct.1 4 with Charlie Seralde, Chuck Bergman, Kevin Bucka nd Glenn Kutko winning with a 59. The Morrison Group t ook to the course on Thursday, Oct. 13. Remy Febre, Paul Johnson and Keith Kincer took first with a -31 while Kenneth Brunswick, Bob Streeter, Jim Cercy and Ken Koon were next with a -25. A Ladies Pro-Am was played Thursday, Oct. 13. On the team side of the event, Linda Therrien, Donna Johnson, Helen Ochala and Jen Steven won with +3 and Betty Wallace, Pauline Bridge, J ackie Ethan and Karen Speaker were second at +1. Individually, Johnson won the First Flight with +4, Bridge took the Second Flight with +3 and Pat Kincer toppedt he Third Flight with +2 /2. A Mens Pro-Am was played Wednesday, Oct. 12 with team andi ndividual events. Gary Riddle, Don Ethan, Don McDonald and Len Westdale won the team side with +16 1/2 and Gil Heier, Neil Purcell, Harold Kline and Romy Febre were second at +13 1/2. On the individual side, Febre won Flight A with +5, McDonald lead Flight B with +6 1/2 and Gary Riddle took C Flight with +6. The Golfettes played a round and c ounted putts on Tuesday. Oct. 11. Pat Kincer had low putts with 30, followed by Peggy Wehunt and Sally Dworack at 31 apiece and Peggy N icholson and Babe McDonald at 33 each. The Morrison Group played an even on Tuesday, Oct. 11 and saw Lefty St. Pierre and Bob Stevens coming in with a 57, which was matched by Romy Febre and Joe Graf. Butch Smith and Russ Rudd were one behind at 58. The Morrison Group hit the course on Monday, Oct. 10. Bob Stevens, Bob Streeter, J.R. Messier and Jim Cercy topped the d ays event with a -44. Tying for second, with a -34, were the teams of Keith Kincer, Cecil Lemons and Larry Roy and Butch Smith, Lefty St. Pierre, Cliff Steele and G il Heier. A Mens Day event was played on Saturday, Oct. 8, consisting ot twom an teams and counting low net. Three teams came in with identical 62s, with Lefty St. Pierre and Ken Koon being matched by the duo of Jim Cercy and Cliff Steele as well as Johnny W ehunt and J.R. Messier. Getting closest to the pin were Kenny Brunswick, 3-feet, 1-inch from No. 3; Kincer, 12-feet from No. 5; St. Pierre, 3-feet from No. 12 and Lemons, 6-feet, 5-inches from No. 17. Peter March, however, was closest of all and couldnt get any closer as he s hot a hole in one on No. 9. down in an upsetting 33-6 loss, to bring the Pee Wee Eagles record to 5-4. Following the Pee Wee game, the Junior Varsity team, ages 12 and 13 and managed by head coach Cliff Howell took the field with the Titans The game started off with the Titans scoring on the first drive to take an early lead, 7-0. The Eagles offense, lead by quarterback Sammy Smith. drove down the field in their first possession but was unable to find the red zone. The dominating Eagles defense, lead by Akem JnPierre, quickly showed the Titans what they were made of. In the second quarter, the Eagles offense drove and Smith scored the touchdown but was not successful in obtaining the extra point. The defense stood strong with key tackles made by Rafael Smith, Anthony Healy, Timothy Jordon, Davonya Cricket Hunter and Jalen Williams to take this game into halftime 7-6. This was a defense battle of the Talons and Titans. Going into the fourth quarter, the Titans were ahead 13-6 when the Eagles offense made several strides with Jalen Williams and Akem JnPierre making key yardage to get them into the red zone. Williams then scored the touchdown to bring the score 13-12. The Eagles were not successful in making the extra point, but in the kickoff recovered the ball and began driving down the field again. Time was running out and the Eagles were on the Titan 20-yard line. Quarterback DJ Taylor threw a long pass but it was intercepted by the Titans as time ran out. This ended the JVs fourgame win streak and moved them to 6-3 on the season. The last game of the day was the Varsity team, ages 13, 14 and 15 and lead by head coach John Bishop. The Eagles took the field with an undefeated Titans team focused and ready for some football after last weeks loss. The Eagles offense came with Cole Kilgo leading the team, but struggled to get his team down the field. The Titans quickly took control of this game. Key runs were made by Malik Taylor and Lane Hammond, with an interception made by Colton Williams, but the Eagles strides were unsuccessful. The result was a disappointing loss, with a final score of 47-0, bringing their record to 4-5. HYF would like to spotlight the Eagle Cheerleaders and say Thank You. The Cheerleaders never failed the players; they kept cheering and boosting team spirit on the sidelines. All in all it was a hardfought day of football. The Eagles players and coaches faced many challenges during the game and HYF is proud that the Eagle players and fans showed good sportsmanship and played a clean game of football. The results of Saturdays game surely were not what were hoped for, but with every game, a new lesson is learned that makes the teams stronger and better prepared for the next game. The Highlands Eagles will be hosting their Homecoming Game as the final game of the regular season at Avon Park High School to play the Lakeland Destroyers on Saturday, Oct. 22. Games will begin at 9 a.m. and admission is $4 for adults, $3 for children. Come on out to support the Highlands Youth Football and Cheer program. Continued from 1B Eagles close regular season on Homecoming Saturday these are smaller market teams without much of a national rooting interest. Last time I looked, which was just a few minutes ago, the Dallas metro area is the fourth largest in the country, at 6.3 million. OK, so St. Louis is 18th, at 2.8 million, but the Cardinals are a storied franchise with deep roots among fans throughout the Midwest. As much as the Cub fan in me hates writing those words, they are true. And yet, it seems the ratings are down. But I wonder, is it lack of interest, or are we in an age that when the experts tell us the ratings will be low, we oblige? Probably more the former, but I worry that the latter holds some water. But things are moving right along in the behemoth of the bunch, the National Football League Sure, Peyton Manning is hurt, but Aaron Rodgers has stepped up to the helm of, perhaps, the top quarterback in the league. After decades of obscurity, here come the Detroit Lions roaring back to competitive life. This was, of course, before an upstart 49er squad bounced them last week and nearly saw a free-for-all between the head coaches. Jets fans are riddled with angst, Giants fans are getting red in the face and Cowboy Nation is either adoring or wanting to hog-tie Tony Romo, depending on the week. Excitement, surprises, young teams on the rise in Buffalo and Tampa, the coming back to the pack of some of the regular contenders. Granted, the once-a-week pace of the league is a built in excitement factor. But its the system that allows teams to turn it around quickly, to jump up from one season to the next, that really creates the anticipation from week to week, from season to season. Its a system model that the NBAowners want. Just something to consider. Dan Hoehne is the Sports Editor for the News-Sun. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Continued from 1B NFL is the model MCTphoto Lions head coach Jim Schwartz gets along with Lovie Smith of the Bears just fine. Its Jim Harbaugh he has a problem with. Courtesy photo Eagles JV player Sammy Smith runs the ball during Saturdays game against the Polk County Titans. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN
C M Y K Page 4BNews-SunFriday, October 21, 2011w ww.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; comm p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 5 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; comm p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 5 5 By BETH RUCKER Associated PressKNOXVILLE, Tenn. SEC teams are getting pretty good at the quarterback shuffle, rotating between starting QBs because of injuries, suspensions and poor performances. Ten of the 12 teams in the Southeastern Conference have relied on two or more quarterbacks to get through the first half of this season w ith mixed results. L SU has successfully played musical quarterbacks while strengthening its hold on the No. 1 ranking. Nonetheless, Vanderbilt coach James Franklin said its not an ideal situation. I think at the quarterback p osition youd always like to get to the point where you just have one guy play, said Franklin, who has used senior Larry Smith and junior Jordan Rodgers in every game this season because of inefficient play. ArkansasBobby Petrino agrees. The 10th-ranked Razorbacks and No. 24 Georgia have been able tos tick with one quarterback. The Bulldogs have played their way into a tie for first place in the East Divisiont hanks to consistent play from Aaron Murray and A rkansas finds itself at 5-1 largely because of the effic ient passing of Tyler Wilson. Its always great to be able to play with the same guy and have the continuity and the ability to improve and get better, Petrino said. But most SEC coaches havent had that luxury for various reasons. QB injuries: Florida lost three straight games and dropped out of the APpoll after senior John Brantley sprained his right ankle. Coach Will Muschamp has used a combination of freshmen backups Jacoby Brissett and Jeff Driskel who also was sidelined for a game by an ankle injury and wildcat packages with running back Chris Rainey and tight end Trey Burton to manage the load at quarterback. Brissett played one half in Saturdays loss at Auburn, Driskel played the second half, and the Gators finished with just 194 yards of offense, the programs second lowest total since 1988. Brantley is off his crutches and into a walking boot, and Florida hopes to have him back after its bye week for an Oct. 29 meeting with Georgia. Tennessee lost sophomore Tyler Bray, who was leading the SEC in passing yards when he broke the thumb on his passing hand Oct. 8. Senior Matt Simms, expected to start the next five games for the Vols, was 6 of 20 for 128 yards and two interceptions in a loss to LSU last week. e need better play out of the quarterback position for us to compete against some good teams, and really that is to compete against anybody Tennessee coach Derek Dooley said. If you cant get good quarterback play youa rent going to beat anybody. You know there are a lot of examples out there on that. QB ineffectiveness: A uburn coach Gene Chizik is replacing junior Barrett Trotter with sophomore Clint M oseley for Saturdays meeting with LSU. T rotter was benched in the second half of the Tigers176 win against Florida. He was 20 of 50 for 226 yards, three interceptions and two touchdowns over the course of two and a half games. Moseley is 4 of 9 in his career with the Tigers, who currently rank 106th nationally in passing. eve been struggling offensively the last couple of weeks. I dont feel like thatsa secret, Chizik said. We need a spark there. I feel like in the second half of the Florida game, Clint came in and gave us somewhat of a spark when we needed it. I think hes earned the right for the opportunity to start. Alabama coach Nick Saban tagged sophomore A.J. McCarron and freshman Phillip Sims as co-starters for three games before McCarron grew into the kind of efficient game manager Saban was looking for, earning him the top job. McCarron has thrown 151 consecutive passes without an interception. Mississippi ranks 109th in the nation in passing and is on its third starting quarterback, with junior Randall Mackey having started the past two games after Zack Stoudt and Barry Brunetti were ineffective in their four combined starts. Mississippi State expected senior Chris Relf to be among the SECs top quarterbacks this season, but Relf was replaced last week aft er 19 straight starts by sophomore Tyler Russell. The Rebels and Bulldogs are a combined 0-7 in conference games. QBs in trouble: S outh Carolina coach Steve Spurrier had already benched senior Stephen Garcia for poor play, when hel earned the fifth-year senior would be dismissed for faili ng an alcohol test. Sophomore Connor Shaw t hrew for 311 yards and four touchdowns against a strugg ling Kentucky team but followed that up with 155 yards passing and one touchdown in last weeks 14-12 victory over Mississippi State. LSUs Jordan Jefferson missed the first four games of the season while police investigated his involvement in a bar fight. Fellow senior Jarrett Lee had guided the Tigers to the top of the poll during his absence, and Jefferson returned to the team after his felony second-degree battery charge was reduced to a misdemeanor. Coach Les Miles doesnt see his two-headed attack asa problem; hes the only coach happy with his twoquarterback arrangement. Miles used Lee on 41 snaps in a 38-7 victory against Tennessee and Jefferson for 28. Miles likes Lees passing abilities and game management skills and Jeffersons running abilities. The diversity of attack with the two quarterbacks is what we want, Miles said. It gives defensive coordinators something to prepare for.I know were very fortunate to have two veteran starters who understand how to play when the games tight. We enjoy our quarterback situation at this point. AP Sports Writers Teresa M. Walker, Kurt Voigt, John Zenor, Mark Long, David Brandt and Brett Martel contributed to this story. SEC teams shuffling QBs with mixed results MCTfile photo Florida has struggled since QBJeff Brantley injured his ankle, but the Gators are just one of a slew of SEC teams dealing with quarterback changes. B y BRIAN MAHONEY Associated PressNEWYORK After another long day of negotiations, NBAplayers and owners left with nothingm ore than plans for another meeting. Thats not what Commissioner David Stern h ad in mind, but its better than the game cancellations t hat could have come if t alks had fallen through. Both sides seemed to have plenty to say. An eight-hour meeting Wednesday brought the talk total to 24 hours over two days, and federal mediator George Cohen said bargaining would resume Thursday afternoon. Everyone is extremely focused on the core issues, the difficult issues that confront them, Cohen said. Talks broke for the night so owners could have separate meetings at another hotel. Stern left negotiations after seven hours to join the owners for a presentation on revenue sharing. The sides have been divided over two main issues the division of revenues and the structure of the salary cap system. League officials originally said they wouldnt be available for talks Wednesday or Thursday because of board meetings. Stern wanted to bring a deal to them, at one point saying that if an agreement wasnt reached by Tuesday, Christmas games could be canceled. Instead, the talks continue. Owners will meet with players again Thursday after their board meeting, the first time during the 111-day lockout they will have bar-g ained for three consecutive days. The discussions have been direct and construct ive, and as far as we are concerned, we are here to c ontinue to help assist the p arties to endeavor to reach an agreement, Cohen said. Cohen said players and owners met in a variety of settings during mediation, sometimes in subcommittees, other times in groups as large as 40 people. Flanked by deputy mediator Scot Beckenbaugh, Cohen made his statement to reporters and did not take questions. Neither side commented, honoring Cohens request that the sides keep mum. Without a deal this week, Stern might have to decide when a next round of cancellations would be necessary. The season was supposed to begin Nov. 1, but all games through Nov. 14 100 in total have been scrapped, costing players about $170 million in salaries. Talks resumed Wednesday morning, just eight hours after a 16-hour session. And they continued even after Stern left with Celtics owner Wyc Grousbeck, the planning committee chairman, and NBApresident of league and basketball operations Joel Litvin. Stern has said owners will have an expanded revenue sharing package among teams once the collective bargaining agreement has been completed. The union has pushed for it to be part of the CBAdiscussions, believing better sharing among teams would help owners address what they said was $300 million in losses last season. But Stern said recently he i s confident players would approve the ownersnew system. Players believe owners attempts to make the luxury tax more punitive and limit the use of spending exceptions will effectively create a hard salary cap, which they say they will refuse to accept. Also, each side has formally proposed receiving 53 percent of basketball-related income after players were guaranteed 57 percent under the previous CBA. They talked about a 50-50 split, but players rejected it and the league has said it wont go beyond that number. U nable to make any real headway in recent weeks on either item, both sides welcomed the presence of Cohen, who also spent 16 days trying to resolve the NFLs labor dispute in February and March. Their first day together produced a bargaining session that was more than twice as long as any previous one since owners locked out players when the old CBAexpired June 30. NBA owners, players plan 3rd straight day of talks MCTphoto Whether hes shuffling between meetings or cancelling games of the regular season, David Stern is keeping busy during the NBAlabor negotiations. ice error and a hitting error, and suddenly we were down 6-1, she continued. I think we were still there physically, but at that point we may have mentally let down. But I have no complaints, the girls played well and theres no reason to hang our heads. Sebring closed out the regular season Thursday night as they faced Hardee on Senior Night. The team then gets set to host the District 9-6A Tournament beginning Monday. Winter Haven and Kathleen square off Monday night, with the Lady Streaks facing Lake Gibson Tuesday night, with the winner of each match meeting in the title game Thursday. All matches start at 7 p.m. each night. Continued from 1B Sebring set to host Districts Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN
C M Y K The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who meet on a regular basis.I t is the responsibility of the group to update the NewsSun on any changes in this listing by calling 385-6155, ext. 516; send any changes b y e-mail to email@example.com; or mail them to N ews-Sun Community Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870.FRIDAY Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant P resbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. F or details, call 314-0891. American Legion Post 25 hosts a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. a t the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Cost is $6. S hrimp 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 details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 has karaoke from 7 p.m. until final call at the post, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Post open at noon. Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. For details, call 4711 448. Avon Park Breakfast R otary Club meets 7 a.m., R otary Club building. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge C lub)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf A ve., Sebring. For details, call 385-8118. Buttonwood Bay Squares meets first and third Friday in recreation hall,S ebring. Early rounds are from 7-7:30 p.m., alternate m ainstream/plus/rounds are from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome toa ttend. For details, callLarry Gow at 382-6995. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club offers a class in Lake Placid at the Sunshine RV Resort from 911 a.m. Friday. For more information, call Sam Dunna t 382-6792 or e-mail him at firstname.lastname@example.org Highlands Social Dance Club hosts ballroom dancing every Friday, Octobert hrough March from 7-9:30 p .m. at the Senior Center on S ebring Parkway. Dance the night away to the music of the areas Big Bands. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress r equired. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. Call 385-6671. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 has lounge hours b eginning at 1 p.m. There is a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Cost i s $8.50 per person. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose serves wings, fish and burgers at 6 p.m. Music provided from 7-11 p.m. Pool tournament is at 8 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Karaoke from 7-10 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Fridays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves chicken or fish baskets from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring, for a $4 donation. Blind darts is played at 7 p.m. For details, call 6554007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 serving buffet dinner at 5-7 p .m. Elks and guests invited. Dance music in ballroom at 6:30 p.m. Dinner and dance is $10 donation. For reserva-t ions, call 385-8647 or 4713557. Smoke-free environm ent. Lounge is open from 1-10 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing at 11675 U.S. 98, 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. Ford etails, call 385-2966 or leave a name, number and m essage. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880, 1224 County Road 621 E., Lake Placid. Texas Hold em lessons, 2 p.m. For more details, call6 99-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves p izza from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview D rive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902. Volunteers of America of Florida is a nonprofit organization in Sebring that specializes in assisting person's with mental illness. We are pleased to announce our D rop in Center is open to individuals with a mental illness 6 days a week from 11am to 3 pm. The center offers a welcoming environment where individuals are accepted and feel comfortable. For more information please contact Wendy at 863-382-2022.S ATURDAY American Legion Post 25 s erves sirloin burgers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at t he post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Jam session is from 2-4 p.m. The lounge hours a re 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Members and guests invited. F or details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 69 i n 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 d ogs served. Happy Hour 46 p.m. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Public Library has a free Adult Film Series a t noon. For details, call 4523 803. Citrus Ridge Decorative A rtists is a chapter of the Society of Decorative P ainters. The chapter meets the fourth Saturday of the month at Waters Edge of L ake Wales, 10 Grove Ave. West in Lake Wales. Doors o pen at 9 a.m. and meeting begins at 10 a.m. Bring a b agged lunch with painting to follow. Guests are welcome to come and join the fun, meet the members and fellowship with the chapter. Call Vickie Alley, Frotproof area at (863 Nicewicz, Highlands County area at 273-1339.Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. provides free assisted riding sessions for adults and children with special needs from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 118 W. College Drive, AvonPark. For details or to volunteer, call Mary McClelland, coordinator, 4520006. Highlands County Democratic Womens Club typically meets the fourth Saturday of each month unless there is a DWC event planned. Call 214-4680 to confirm the next meeting date. Meetings are from 911:30 a.m. at Democratic Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway (beside Ruby Tuesdays). The morning includes a continental breakfast, a speaker, a political action discussion and the regular business meeting. Like-minded guests are welcome. Highlands County Housing Authority meets 7 p .m., 3909 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. Highlands Shrine Club, 2 606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon P ark and Sebring) has a flea m arket 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 a re welcome. No setup fee is charged for the summer m onths. Plenty of off road parking. For details, call 3822208. Lake Placid Art League has a class in Pastels/Acrylics taught by Llewellyn Rinald from from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cultural C enter, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. For information call Dan Daszek at 465-7730. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 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 o pen to members and their guests. For details, call 4652661. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian C hurch, 319 Poinsettia Ave, S ebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863 683-0630. More information on other meetings and e vents at www.naflheartl and.org. Overeaters Anonymous meets at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Oak Street, Lake Placid. For more details, 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 710 p.m. Call 655-4007. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3800 serves breakfast from 8-11 a.m. and horse raicing at 5:30 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 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 385-8902. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 21, 2011Page 5B G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 10/21/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 4 4 COMMUNITYCALENDAR RELIGION Operation Christmas Child under waySEBRING Operation Christmas Child has come to First Baptist Church. The goal is 400 shoe boxes.A nyone wishing to participate can donate toys and supplies to put in boxes. Fill a shoe box and the church young people willw rap it, or bring a shoe box filled and wrapped (top wrapped separately). Alist of suggested items and labels for the boxes area vailable at the church office on Pine Street, or call the office for morei nformation at 385-5154.The Wine Family Singers coming to Leisure LakesLAKE PLACID The Wine Family Singers willb e ministering in music and song this Sunday at the 11 a .m. service at the Leisure Lakes Baptist Church of Lake Placid. The Wine Family, from Lake Wales, has beend elighting churches all over Highlands County with u plifting old fashioned songs of praise and faith. Their country gospel stylei s enjoyed by all ages. Following the morning p erformance, all are invited to stay for dinner on the grounds in the church fell owship hall. The church is located at the western end of Lake June. From U.S. 27, take Lake June Road to Miller,t urning north on Wildflower. Call 699-0671.Trunk or Treat?S EBRING The Life Youth Group of First A ssembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., is host-i ng a Trunk or Treat? celebration for Halloween from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 29. Adults and children alike a re welcomed to enjoy the free treats and wiener roast with hot dogs and chips, chili and drinks. Roast your own hot dog and marshmal-l ow. Music and entertainment will also be provided. Call 385-6431.TROW coming to SouthridgeSEBRING The Sunridge Baptist Church announces T.R.O.WC ommunity Outreach, on Saturday, Oct. 29, from 6-9 p.m. T.R.O.W. stands for Through the Roof and Out the Window because fourm en in the New Testament brought a sick friend for J esus to heal. However, the only way they could get him to Jesus was by tearinga hole in (through roof of the house where J esus was and letting him down on a mat in front of Jesus. In addition, the Christian English-Hispanic radio sta-t ion, WVDV, will be holding a Share-A-Thon Oct. 2 7-29, so music will be out the window. This event is planned for chil-d ren, along with their parents, to come by to get H alloween candy, meet church people and enjoy refreshments and music. It w ill be a fun time for all ages and an opportunity to get acquainted with our neighbors in the community. S unridge Baptist Church is at 3704 Valerie Blvd. directly across U.S. 27 from Florida Hospital, Heartland Division. TheC hristian English-Hispanic radio station, WVDV, is l ocated across the side street from the churchb uilding. Call 382-3695.Harvest Home Craft Festival date setSEBRING On Saturday, Nov. 5, E mmanuel United Church o f Christ, 3115 Hope St., will hold its 21st annual Harvest Home Craft F estival from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Artists, crafters, collect ors, decorators, knitters, sewers, bakers, confection ers, cooks, musicians and entertainers have planned a nother five hours of funf illed festivities for young and old alike. Raffle items include original art works a nd designer jewelry. A silent auction will off er many unique gifts and services. Booths are being set up for home decor, kitchen items, holiday decorations vintage jewelry, bakedg oods, candies, jams, jellies, soups and noodles. Coffee and doughnuts willb e available for early bird s A t 10 a.m., Cafe Emmanuel w ill begin serving its famous homemade chicken n oodle soup with pie for dessert, accompanied by piano favorites. The church is located 1. 8 m iles west of U.S. 27 on Hammock Road. Amplep arking provided. Call 4711999.H igh Tea plannedSEBRING Temple I srael of Highlands invites t he public to enjoy an English High Tea being hosted at the synagogue o n Sunday, Nov. 6, from 3-5p .m. You are invited to sample a variety of tea sandwiches, sweet treats, scones, etc. and two typeso f tea, all for a donation o f $8 per person. C all 383-7744 for information or reservations. T he synagogue is located at 1305 Temple Israel Drive in Sebring. Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun
C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunFriday, October 21, 2011www.newssun.com C HRIST FELLOWSHIP (RETAIL page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 2 2 8 8 7 7 Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCAS EBIRNG This 19th Sunday after Pentecost celebration with Holy Eucharist will be led by the Rev. Jefferson Cox.L ector/Assistant is Ron Fitzpatrick. Bible reading and discussion every Thursday with leaders Sharon Palmer andB arbara Donovan. Members and non-members of the church are welcome to come and learn more about God as we read His book. Coffeep rovided. On Sunday, there will be a carpool to Grace LutheranC hurch for the ELCALake Conference meeting. Please call Ron Fitzpatrick at 382-6 343 to sign up and for more information. O n Oct. 30, Reformation Sunday, the church will be accepting new members. T he church is accepting donations and non-perisha ble foods to be distributed to local food banks in lieu of Thanksgiving Meal served at the church this year. In these hard economic times, morep eople are in need of basic food essentials throughout t he month; thus, causing a food shortage at the food banks.Avon Park Church of ChristAVON PARK What W e All Need (Acts 4:12 will be the Sunday morning message presented by Larry Roberts. The Lords Supper is served every Sunday. A von Park Church of Christ is at 200 S. Forest Ave. Call 453-4692.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSA VON PARK This Sunday, Pastor ScottM cLean will be preaching a sermon entitled Oh, My! Its YOU! The church is at 1320 C.R. 64, east the Avon ParkH igh School.Call 471-2663 or visit www.christlutheranavonpark.org/. This is an LCMS congregation.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morning is titled Probation After Death. The keynote is from Hebrews 12:1, . . let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles, and let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us. The church is at 146 N. Franklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Pause Before Third Woe: Part 2 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will continue the book of Hebrews.Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID Wednesday evenings our mid-week Bible study and discussion time is an informal setting with open discussion. Communion is offered weekly. The Agape Cafe is open for coffee and snacks between Sunday school and worship services. Eastside Christian Church is at 101 Peace Avenue in Lake Placid, two miles east of U.S. 27 on C.R. 621. Call 465-7065.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING The Rev. Tracy Miller will deliver the S unday morning sermon, The Chicken and the Egg, with Scripture taken from John 3:13-23. The church is 1.7 miles w est of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visit www.sebringemmanuelucc.c om/.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Pastor Gary K indle's will be delivering his sermon entitled Do Not from Leviticus 19:1-2, 15-18o n Sunday. The Heartland Circuit Reformation Service will beh eld at Faith on Oct. 30 at 4 p.m. Praise teams from the d ifferent churches of the Heartland Circuit will begin singing at 3:30 p.m. with ac ommunion worship service beginning at 4 p.m. T here will be supper served after the service that will consist of brats, German potato salad, sauerkraut, drink, and desert. The costf or the meal will be $5. Please call the church M onday to Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 385-7848 or email faithlutheranse-b email@example.com or contact the church on Facebook t o give organizers an idea of how many people may be joining fellowship after the s ervice. The church will again be hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner on Thanksgiving Day. This meal is for those of anya ge group,singles, couples and families, that were alone or in need. Meals can also be delivered to shut-ins. No monetary donations will bea ccepted on Thanksgiving Day from those who are eati ng. This is not a fundraiser. There is only one requirem ent to qualify for the church dinner call the church and let them know how many will be attending or how many meals you willn eed delivered. Dinner will be servered from noon until 3 p.m.First Baptist Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK The Rev. Jon Beck will be speaking at the morning service and the evening service. Wednesday services include prayer meeting/Bible study as well as children and youth activities. Spanish Church, led by the Rev. Jonathan Soltero, meets Sunday and Wednesday. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more information, call 453-6681 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org/.First Baptist Church of Placid LakesLAKE PLACID On Sunday, Pastor Darryl George will preach the sermon entitled The Lamps Revealing Power! with regards to Luke 8:16-18. The church is at the corner of Washington and Kemper Avenues in Placid Lakes.For more information, call 4655126 from 8 a.m. to noon, Monday through Thursday or email the church at email@example.com/.First Christian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK elcro Church, Part 2 is the sermon Pastor Greg, in which he will encourage the church to live according to Hebrews 10:23-25: Let us hold unswervingly to the hope we profess, for he who promised is faithful. And let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds, not giving up meeting together, as some are in the habit of doing, but encouraging one another-and all the more as you see theD ay approaching. The annual Fall Festival will be Sunday, Oct. 30 at 4 p.m. This Fall Festival will be a time of games, fun andf ellowship. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor St. (behind the Wachovia Bank). Call 453-5 334 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions or to request information. The church website isw ww.firstchristianap.com/.F irst Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)S EBRING At the Lords Table this Sunday m orning will be Walter and Anna Coley. Communion will be served by CatherineB aker, Sandra Laufer, Mike and Carol Graves. J ayne Weldy will be the greeter this Sunday. Serving as acolyte for the month of October is Daniel Thibodeau. N oel and Juanita Roberts will be working with C hildrens Church the whole month of October. Pastor Rons sermon is t itled The Widows Oil taken from II Kings 4:1-7. T he church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave. Call 3850352 for more information.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On S unday morning, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is entitled Proper Judgment based onI Corinthians 5:1-13. Special music will be Bev R udd singing More About Jesus. S unday school is available for al ages. The adultS unday school class is continuing the study of David in II Samuel 16 in which Absalom enters Jerusalem. Wendy Garcia is teachingt he youth class and their lessons discuss how the Bible applies to life today. On Wednesday, Bible study, entitled The Basicso f the Faith, will be led by Pastor Bob Johnson. The church is at 215 E. Circle Street (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). Call the church office at 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING What Kind of Freedom? will be the title of Sunday mornings sermon given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. Wednesday, the Jubilee Birthday Covered Dish Supper will be at 6:30 p.m. in fellowship hall. Bring a favorite dish to share. Beverages and dessert will be provided.Grace Pointe ChurchSEBRING Grace Pointe Church is at 200 Lark Ave. in the Sebring Hill Association Clubhouse. Tuesdays home Bible study is on The Future Revealed, Here Comes the King in Revelation 20. For the kids, there will be Bible study and crafts. Sunday, Pastor Ron Zimmer continues the river renewal sermon series Making the Wilderness a Pasture. What can we do when we find ourselves in the wilderness? Is it possible to find nourishment and shelter in the wilderness? Is the Shepherd there? At 6 p.m., the Women of Grace celebrate Leaves of Gold. All ladies are invited to an evening of fellowship, fun and worship. Call 3851671 for information. RELIGION Jesus said many startling things during His earthly ministry. However, what was equally startling wash ow he challenged the world's standard of greatness. When we think ofJ esus, the Christ, we most often reflect on the great sacrifice on the cross butl et's turn our attention to the Messiah-Servant. A mong paganism, heathenism, idolatry and superstition, a gentleman waso ne who never worked, yet Jesus said I am among you a s the One who serves. (Luke 22:27 ing to note that His Father was not ashamed to direct the attention of man to HisS on, the Christ as a servant. In fact, this was in the E ternal plan: But made Himself of no reputation, taking the form of a ser-v ant, and coming in the likeness of men. ( Philippians 2:7) Jesus, in setting an example to the Twelve, stated in Matthew 2 0:27,28 And whoever desires to be first among you, let him be your slave, just as the Son of man did not come to be served, butt o serve, and to give His life a ransom for many The Messiah not only taught about being a slave, but manifested it in actions uch as recorded in John 13. Luke (22:24 t he attitude of the apostles in the upper room: But there was also rivalrya mong them, as to which of them should be considered the greatest. On the eve ofH is cruel death, fully conscious of His Deity and His g lory, like a common Oriental slave, Christ girded Himself with a towela nd washed the disciples' feet. Jesus did not institute feet washing as an ordinance but used an age old custom to teach humility and servitude. Jesus set the m odel/example that is to be carried out in His spiritual b ody, the church. The sons of Zebedee (Matthew 20:20-25) did not get them essage and their heirs today have also failed to s ee there is no hierarchy in the Lord's kingdomall are servants. This fact is also m ade very clear in Jesus' teaching to the Pharisees and scribes in Matthew 23:5-12. This same mindset is stated by the apostleP eter as he speaks to elders of the church: Shepherd the flock of God which is among you, serving as overseers, not by constraintb ut willingly, not for dishonest gain but eagerly; nor a s being lords over those entrusted to you, but being examples to the flock. (First Peter 5:2,3 Think upon this statement by the MessiahServant: Adisciple is not above his teacher, but e veryone who is perfectly trained will be like his teacher. (Luke 6:40Whe n t hese truths are implanted i nto one's soul (James 1:21), there will be no p lace for such manmade d istinctions as clergy and laity or manmade titles as Reverend, Father, Priest, Cardinal, Pastor, etc. What a new concept the Messiah brings to thew orld. Old traditions tottered on their thrones and r eceived their death sentence, for the Greatests tooped to become the low est. And in this act of condescension, there wasg race, the shinning glory of t he mercy of God. All through the life of Jesus can be felt the throbbing p ulse-the Highest has stooped to serve; the Purest of all has stooped as a serv ant to bear the sins of the v ile and rebellious. Amen. F rank Parker is a Sebring resident and can be contacted at f email@example.com/. Guest columns are the opinon o f the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. Jesus: The Messiah-servant Continued on page 8B CH URCHNE WS Guest Column Frank Parker R ELIGION NEWSGUIDELINES: The N ews-Sunp ublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 3852453; send e-mail to e firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,N ewsSun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155, ext. 516.
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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, October 21, 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 6:30 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 midw ay between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ. Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E. Royal Palm Street. (2 blocks south of Interlake Blvd) Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863 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 Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, ( SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049; fax, 385-5169; email, email@example.com ; website, www.stcathe.com Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 W eb at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Jon Carter, Music Director. Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 146 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. Afree public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Larry Roberts. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL33870; 385-7443. We would like to extend an invitation for you and your family to visit with us here at Sebring Parkway. Our hours of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of AvonPark, P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck 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 kids have decided to participate in the Angel Tree m inistry this year. Check out Grace Pointe on Facebook. Ustream available (live or 24/7 in Sebring. Log on to u stream.tv and then gracepointetv in the search box. Heartland Christian C hurchS EBRING Pastor Ted M oores sermon this Sunday will be: When God Gives Up! Scripture will be taken from Romans 1:19-32. T he service will also include Roland Bates singing Super Time and Darlene G ardner singing My Tribute. A dult Sunday school is l ed by Fran VanHooreweghe. Tuesday night adult Bible Study, will be taught by Pastor Ted Moore. Come e arly for snacks. Wednesday nights young adult and childrens programs are taught by George Kelly, Amanda and Jon A rmentrout and Toby Cribbs. It features a free meal. Dont forget Trunk or Treat on Wednesday, at 6:45 p.m. Movie night is on Sunday O ct. 30, at 6 p.m. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South inS ebring (behind Publix Look for the lighthouse. Call 314-9693.M emorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Pastor Fred Ball will preach at the Heritage (traditional Worship Service and the C elebration (blended Worship Service a stewardship message entitled Cultivating Contentment. P astor Claude Burnett will preach at the New Song contemporary service in RobR eynolds Hall. T he Youth will meet at the church office for a service p roject from 3-5 p.m. for Operation Christmas C hild. The annual church conference will take place at 6 p.m. in Rob Reynolds Hall. The Rev. Dr. Rinaldo Hernandez, district superint endent, will lead in worship, praise, testimonies, and explain the course for the 2012 ministry year. Everyc hurch member is invited to attend. Refreshments will be served. The Church is at 500 Kent Ave. The church office phone is 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Tradition and Love is taken from the Song of S olomon 4 (King James V ersion). Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the messages in the Sunday morning and evening services. The Wednesday evening service will be praise, prayer and Bible study.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Samuel will be the topic for Sundays sermon. I Samuel 3 i s the Biblical reference. B oy Scouts meet at 7 p.m., M onday. Choir is at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Over Eaters Anonymous meets Thursday at 7 p.m. Nursery is provided at all three services.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning, Pastor Keith Simmons will have a sermon titled Seeking Gods Will, with Scripture taken from Romans 12:1-3. S unday school meets in t he Fidelis Room. They will b e studying Transformed to W itness to the Community f rom the Scripture Acts 9:131.Southside Baptist ChurchS EBRING In the S unday morning worship service, the Rev. David Altman will speak on Jesus and the Angels. Childrens church and a nursery are available. The evening service will focus on prayer for all nations. S unshine Baptist Fellowship of Churches will meet at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday with guest speaker,D r. John Greening, National Representative of the GARBC. The theme is Developing Godliness In the Church. W ednesday services: Awana clubs and student ministry meet Wednesday. In the adult Bible study and prayer meeting, Ron Frazeew ill be speaking from the Psalms. The church is at 379 S. Commerce Ave. For information, call 385-0752.S pring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake U nited Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane.The p astors sermon on Sunday will be Basic Beliefs of Protestantism. Fellowshipf ollows the service.The Way ChurchSEBRING Youth L eader Zac Tsai will be preaching on Sunday. His m essage is The Difference Maker with Scripture from Phillipians 1:12-14. On Oct. 30, author Bill Myers will be speaking bot h in adult Sunday school and the worship service. He writes for children, teens and a dults often in allegory style. For children, he writes The McGee and Me Series. One for kids is My Life as a Computer Cockroach. Fo r adults there are books such as The Judas Gospel and the God Hater. Regardless of the age I write for or whether itsc omedy, thrillers, fiction, o r non-fiction, my purpose is always the same to draw the reader closer to the heart of God (and maybe do some t hinking and enjoy some e ntertainment along the way) Myers said. I hope y ou find this to be the case The J Unit meets S unday and Wednesday e venings. T he Way Church is at 1005 North Ridgewood Drive. The church phone is 471-6140 and the pastors cell phone is 273-3674. Fo r church information and the pastors messages go to w ww.thewaychurch.org/. Continued from page 6B RELIGION CHURCHNEWS
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 21, 2011Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.Service time is 9:30 with Holy Communion. Coffee hour following services. Newcomers welcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail email@example.com Web site: redeemeravon.com The church is at 839 Howes Way,Avon Park (two miles north of Sun N Lake Boulevard, across from Wells Dodge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. The Rev. Jim Kurtz, rector. Church office 385-7649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL33852. Phone: 465-0051. 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 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, 3853232. 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 opportu-n ities include weekly adult Bible studies. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 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 3851163. 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., AvonPark. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will resume in the fall. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round p.m. Office phone number is 4536858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday. Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours. BFC Youth, 6 p.m.; Evening Service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday: Children ages 4 years through fifth grade, 6 p.m.; Youth, 67:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL33872; 3864900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 314-0482, firstname.lastname@example.org. Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown email@example.com. Web site is www. ctmforme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. 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 3 3875; 471-1122; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellows hip time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you. Office Phone:4716140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway email@example.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA, 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org ; 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), AvonPark, 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, FL 33870. 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, S ebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the seco nd Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, email@example.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 4536641 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling. 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 9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863 Services: Sacrament Meeting, 1011:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1p.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, vis it the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL33870. T he Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL33825. (863 James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m. for women who love God and crocheting. Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United 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. (OctoberMay only). We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that want to know Christ and make Him known. Call the church office at 465-2422 or check out our church Web site at www.memorialumc.com St. John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, FL 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 27 and Hammock Road). Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion with worship first Sunday of month; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. all other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For more information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@earth link.net or check theWeb site sebringemmanuelucc.com. No matter who you are or where you are on lifes journey, youre welcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP Storm clouds were brewing like fresh morning coffee in the normally placid parsonage this past week. I will not say that things got out ofh and, which is not to say they did not. I just will not say. I sensed a growing controversy between my wife and myself. Its genesis came about because ofs ome silly mix-up, I assure you. Usually, mix-ups come about because of some misunderstanding and boy, do I sure miss my understanding. I have misplaced mine fors o long I honestly cannot remember when I had it last. If my memory serves me, and it h as not to date, the last time I had a glimpse of my understanding, I was standing at some altar repeating thew ords, I do. After that, life has been a glorious blur. T he faux pas between us simply was a matter of attitude. My better half took the high road and I, peru sual, took the low road. The reason I take the low road is simply that w hen I fall, and falling for me is inevitable, I do not have far to plummet. Regrettably, this past week we experienced a clash of attitudes. I can sum up my attitude in life quite nicely: Never do today what can be put off until tomorrow. Who knows? I may forget the wholet hing by then, something I am renowned for around the parsonage, if you know what I mean. On the other hand, my lifes companion firmly believes in doingt hings ahead of time. She has a wonderful knack for planning. What I want to know is how does she know if I am going to be naughty or nice? U sually, I give in to my better half. After all, that is what a great marriage is all about; give and take.A s a dutiful husband, I take everything she gives me. This time, however, an important p rinciple was at stake. Some things in life are worth fighting for and t his represented one of those times. For years, I have suffered from a condition known as AfternoonS iesta Syndrome. Each afternoon I stretch out for an hour of rest. In t hat hour, I meditate on some of the more important issues of life. I cannot tell you how many significant problems I have resolved during my afternoon 40 winks. A ll I know is that somewhere in the recesses of my mind are wonderful resolutions to some of the most intricate problems facing our world today. In this regard, I do notk now how often my wife has said to me, You need to see a psychiatrist. This leads me to the subject of our difference this past week. I ama firm believer in the Art of Casual Loafing. Loafing gets such a bad rap b ecause so many amateurs try their hand at it. Let me say right here that loafing is definitely not for thei nexperienced. Alevel of skill and expertise that only comes from dilig ent practice. Personally, I have invested over 50 years in the Art of CasualL oafing, which qualifies me as some sort of an expert on the subj ect. I am a proud, card-carrying member of the ACLunion. I could have been elected president but we have not got around to elections yet. Many, and when I say many, I am especially including my companion, take loafing as something that comes rather easy. Oh, quite contraire, Mon Frre. N othing could be further from the truth. My spouse thinks loafing is a tragic waste of time. She thinks things need doing in a timely fash-i on, like right now The garbage must be taken out right now. The backyard needs mowing right now. T he groceries in the back of the car need brought in right now. Aperson can take this right n ow business too far, if you ask me. I like to take things a little more casual than that. T his right now hang-up can create some serious stress in relat ionships; especially between hers and mine. Theres no time like the prese nt, my wife often tells me with a look in her eye defying me not to d o what she just requested. To her,right now is very important. When I want to resolve a difficulty, I resort to the Bible. This was no exception. Much to my amazement, the word now occurs in the Bible 1,356 times, which is rather impressive. I never thought of it before. W hat I discovered startled me. I had to admit that in certain things my dear wife is correct. Some things must be done right now. Two Bible verses emphasize the i mportance of right now. In the book of Isaiah, Come now, and let us reason together, saith the Lord: though your sins be as scarlet, they shall be as white ass now; though they be red like crimson, they shall be as wool (Isaiah 1:18 KJV). Then, in the NewT estament behold, now is the accepted time; behold, now is the day of salvation (2 Corinthians 6:2K JV). Right now is the best time to a ddress your relationship with Jesus Christ. The Rev. James L. Snyder is pastor of t he Family of God Fellowship in Ocala. Call him at 352-687-4240 or email email@example.com. Guest c olumns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Cultivating the fine art of casual loafing RELIGION Guest Column Rev. James L. Snyder
C M Y K Outreach scheduleAce Homecare will host the following community outreach events in the coming week: Today, 9 a.m., Health Fair, Highlands Village, Villa Road, Sebring Monday, 9 a.m., Coping with Transitions, Resthaven Assisted Living facility, off RT64, Resthaven Road, Zolfo Springs; 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community, Sun n Lake Boulevard, Sebring. Tuesday, 9 a.m., Doctors panel, Groves, behind Sebring Diner, U.S. 27 Sebring; 10:30 a.m., Health Fair, Lake Placid Meal Site, Interlake Boulevard, Lake Placid Wednesday, 9 a.m., Health Fair, Avon Park Meal Site, Main Street, Avon Park;1 p.m., Health Fair, Tanglewood, U.S. 27 Sebring.Better Breathers Support Group at Florida Hospital The American Lung Associations Better Breathers Club is a Lung Health Support Club for adults with lung disease, and their families and friends. The club offers educational information on COPD, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, asthma, sleep apnea, and other lung diseases. It features different speakers each meeting on topics ranging from living with lung diseases, equipment use, managing and coping with your disease, and more. The next meeting is Friday, Oct. 28 at noon in Conference Room 3, upstairs at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring. The speaker will be the respiratory therapist from Good Shepherd Hospice and the topic will be COPD and Hospice. Ahealthy snack and beverage will be provided. For more information about the support group call Mike Napper at 402-3450. DearPharmacist: I see o n the news that taking vitamins can be dangerous for my health. Since I read your column weekly, I know that you like vitamins, and thatt hey help reduce side effects in some cases. Does this s tudy change your position? T.C., Gainesville Answer: No, it just a nnoys me that snippets about the Archives of I nternal Medicine study get any media coverage at all. The news that multivitamins,v itamin B6, folic acid, iron, magnesium, zinc and copper might hasten our death is j ust ridiculous. Do you really think vitamins and minerals a re suddenly bad for you? By that token, you would have to believe that eating vegetables, fruits, and nuts are bad too, because theyc ontain the same nutrients as those proposed to be deadly in this study! Cmon people! Its sad when Mother Nature is questioned, and vitamins are condemned based on weak and inconclu-s ive statistics, yet other therapies that literally include myocardial infarction as a side effect remain on the market. This scary fact doest get any airtime. Lets take a closer look: P oint 1: The conclusions drawn, were not based upon an actual clinical trial that offered a double-blind, placebo controlled analysis.T he conclusion was drawn from data that tracked 38,722 older women who said they took vitamins for 20 years. Key word said. Point 2: The University of Minnesota researchers had women fill out questionnaires. The women said they took vitamins. Thats it! Should scientists draw sweeping conclusions about mortality based on questionnaires? The death rate could be due to any number of factors. Point 3: Supplement takers experienced an average of 2.4 percent increased risk of dying over the course of two decades, compared with women who didnt take supplements; adjustments were made for age and caloric intake. Ill spare you the number details here, but there was only a one percent d ifference between death rates for the two groups. You can scare more people bym anipulating statistics and hyping a .4 percent increase in death. Boo! P oint 4: What was their health status? What was the b aseline health status? Remember their beginning age back in 1986 was 62 years old. Im sure some of them were virtual crock potso f disease. What if these ladies failed to take vitamins in their youthful years, or took poor quality ones? Did they exercise in their youth? What was their cholesterol, insulin, Lp(alev-e ls? Who knows? Wellinformed scientists would n ever assign sole blame to vitamins when the data is being extracting seniors who almost always have multiple health concerns and taken umerous prescription drugs. Theres no linear connection, do you see how silly this all is? Point 5: Nutritional status w as never objectively evaluated. How did they eat? Did they smoke? For all we know they were taking dietary supplements inbetween cheeseburgers and fries, rather than part of a healthy well-balanced diet. P oint 6: What was their medication profile like? I suspect the was a lot of drug mugging going on! These ladies could very well haveb een so nutritionally depleted that they died of some o ther reason? Not one of the participants was ever given a Cardio-ION, Genova orS pectraCell blood test to determine baseline micronut rient status? Ever. Lets focus on vitamin B6 deficiency for example. Over1 50 drugs rob your body of that. Run low of B6 and youre levels of toxic homoc ysteine will climb, raising risk for hypertension, heart a ttack and stroke! So how did these scientists sort out whether these elderly women were dreadfully deficient ofa particular vitamin, or died f rom taking one? They didt. One more point. I firmly believe that its best to get nutrients from eating living plant-based foods, and juicing every day... using dietarys upplements to fill the gaps. Dietary supplements are regu lated by the DSHEAAct of 1994, through the FDA, and they are intended to support adequate nutrition, not to prevent disease. Ask yourh ealth care provider what is right for you based on your activities, age, gender, medication profile and dietary habits. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. c om. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or c ure your condition. Page 10BNews-SunFriday, October 21, 2011www.newssun.com 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 DESIGNER DENTAL; 3.639"; 4"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 7 7 3 3 Are your vitamins helping or hurting you? HEALTHYLIVING Diabetes now affects roughly 26 millionA mericans, with up to one third of cases remaining undiagnosed. Seventy-nine million more Americans have pre-diabetes and, withouth elp, are at significant risk for developing type II diabetes. Vascular and neurologic health are both affected by diabetes. O cular complications rarely occur in isolation, rather, representing end-o rgan damage caused by a systemic disease affecting all organ systems. In todays daya nd age, it has become easier to manage diabetes; however, i t still deserves much respect, as it remains one of the leading causes of blindness inA merica to date. Lets review some basics: 9 0 percent of diabetics have the non-insulin dependent type of the disease (Type II), while the other 10 percent have the insulin dependentt ype (Type I). Type II diabetes is most often observed i n grossly overweight adults (although we are starting to see it more and more in oury ounger populations) and usually does not require i nsulin treatment. Type I diabetes usually occurs in people younger than 30, and d oes require regular insulin injections to live. Both types of diabetes can affect a persons vision on many different levels, witht he most common complication being retinopathy (bleeding within or leakage of fluid within the retinal tissue). The earliest signs of retinopathya re observed when structural changes take place in the c apillaries, thereby preventing the flow of nutrients intot he retina. This lack of flow of nutrients and oxygen to the retina results in damage to the retinal tissue. Many diabeticp atients have little to no visual signs or symptoms in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy, which is why its so important to have regular,d ilated eye exams every year. Swelling of the optic nerve may occur in one or both eyes of a diabetic, and will usually manifest with mild visual loss. This condition does not necessarily corr elate with the severity of any diabetic retinopathy, and can only be observed with a dilat-e d eye exam. Diabetes can also affect the c lear dome covering the front of the eye, also known as the cornea. Corneal swelling canr educe vision, sometimes dramatically, and decreased c orneal sensation has also been noted in patients with this disease. The risk of cataract is two to four times greater in dia-b etics as compared to those without the disease, and in T ype I diabetics the risk is 15 to 20 times greater. Cataracts also seem to grow at a fasterr ate in diabetics compared to those without diabetes. R esults of cataract surgery are very good for patients who have no retinopathy; h owever, there seems to be a slightly higher risk of retinal tissue swelling after surgery in diabetics. Temporary paralysis of the i solated muscles around the eye may occur in diabetics, and is frequently the clue to a hidden diabetic condition. Often, the patient will com-p lain of seeing double and as irritating as that may be, a t emporary solution (such as patching an eye) is soughts ince this condition usually resolves on its own in one to three months. Patients with diabetes are at an increased risk for open-a ngle glaucoma as well. Additional caution must be used in monitoring for sideeffects if the patient is being treated with a beta-blocker.T hese medications can mask the warning signs of hypoglycemia (i.e. shaking, nightmares, sweating, etc.). Asudden change in visual acuity may also occur in diabetics, causing blurred vision. In most cases, until a patients blood sugar has been stable for at least three m onths, glasses should not be changed or prescribed. D iabetes also seems to be related to dry eye syndrome as well. All diabetic patients should be screened for evidence of dry eye syndrome, and treated accordingly to reduce the symptoms of burning, foreign body sensat ion, and fluctuating vision. The first key in protecting your vision from the ravages o f diabetes is in close monitoring of your blood sugar. T he Diabetes Control and Complications Trial (DCCT determined that control of a p atients blood sugar is critic al in reducing the rate as w ell as progression of retinopathy. Diet and exercise a re also essential components in maintaining tight control o f your blood sugar. Your endocrinologist or internist should be able to help you d esign a regimen that works t he best for you. T he second element in s afeguarding your vision is to g et annual dilated eye exams w ith your optometrist. As m entioned previously, early d iabetic changes may not c ause you any visual symptoms initially, but they still need to be closely monitored. Your optometrist is skilled ind etecting any early diabetic c hanges in the eye, monitoring these changes, and referring you to a retinal specialist when necessary. If youre diabetic and h avent seen your eye doctor w ithin the last year, make an appointment today. Life is much more enjoyable when you know that youve takenc harge of your health and your vision. Valerie Moulds is a board certified optometric physician practicing in Sebring and is Arizona and Florida certified in diagnostics and therapeutics. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Arizona Optometric Association and Florida Optometric Association. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. Diabetics need to be aware of potential eye problems Focal Point Dr. Valerie Moulds M etro Services A recent study about the effect of vitamins was seriously flawed. D ear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen SNAPSHOTS The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN
C M Y K By CHRISTYLEMIRE A PMovie CriticSeveral movies in the past y ear or so have tried to get their arms around the u nwieldy topic of the 2008 economic collapse. Its a subject thats incrediblyc omplicated and, even more challenging for filmmakers, not one thats inherently cine matic. The documentary Inside J ob did an excellent job of spelling out what happened in a clear, concise way without ever condescending to its audience, and it earneda n Academy Award in the process. Several feature films, including the hit-andmiss The Company Men and the operatic Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, have tried to put ah uman face on the subject with mixed results. N ow we have Margin Call, which recreates the earliest moments of the crisis with the tight time frame and claustrophobic setting ofa play a David Mamet play, to be specific. Firsttime writer-director J.C. Chandor depicts this devastating moment of volatilityw ith a patter thats reminiscent of Mamet: profane and masculine, with rhythmic repetition of certain key phrases that we, unfortunately, cant repeat here ourselves. Its a fitting approach given the swagger of the characters in this cruel and competitive world, as well as the pressure they feel once they realize how much trouble they, and the rest of the world, are in. Chandors father worked for Merrill Lynch for nearly 40 years, so this is a realm and a personality type he knows well. He also knows well enough to stand back and let the excellent cast of actors hes amassed do what they do best. He depicts these dramatic developments without any melodrama, but rather offers a steady drumbeat as one person after another comes to the chilling realization that were all screwed. Margin Call takes place over a 24-hour period,b eginning with some slashand-burn layoffs at a major f inancial firm. Among the casualties is risk analyst Eric Dale (Stanley Tucci), who passes along to one of his underlings, Peter Sullivan( Zachary Quinto, whos also a producer), some figures he was studying on his way out the door. His warning: Be careful. P eter who literally is a rocket scientist with a doctorate from MIT digs a little deeper later that night while the firms bad boys are out partying. His realization that Eric was onto something, that the firm is in way over its head and is about to find out its assets are essentially worthless, spreads across his face with a quiet horror. Its a reaction that well see again and again as this discovery gets kicked up the chain of command. Next up is Peters new boss, the charismatic Will Emerson (Paul Bettany then his boss, the 34-year veteran Sam Rogers (Kevin Spacey). Then come the people who run the risk management department (Demi Moore and Aasif Mandvi) whose warnings of trouble a m onth earlier went unheeded and then the firms young, soulless head honcho( Simon Baker), until finally the creepily calm CEO ( Jeremy Irons) drops down from the sky in his helicopter in the middle of then ight. Margin Call unfolds in a series of quietly intense a nd increasingly distressing meetings between the vario us figures Quinto and Spacey, Spacey and Irons, Irons and Moore, Moore and Tucci, and so on. There are no histrionics, just the inter-m ittent hum of Nathan Larsons score to keep us on edge, and the lights of the Manhattan skyline glittering throughout this all-nighter to remind us of the wealth and power that drove these peo-p le in the first place. Perhaps its all a bit too a ctorly, a bit too stagey in its structure. But strong performances abound, which is evident given Chandors intimate approach, and thatm akes Margin Call consistently compelling. Bettany and Baker tear it up in big, showy roles, and Tucci is withering in just a glance ast he films disillusioned voice of reason. But Spacey does some of the best work weve seen from him in a while as a once-confident man whos now questioning everything upon which he built his cushy life. Asubplot involving his beloved dog may seem like a maudlin metaphor for his fate and the nations but it sure is apt. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 21, 2011Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 10/21/11; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 0 0 1 1 9 9 DearAbby: My preteen daughter, very, has start-e d developing a more mature figure. She recently told me privately that one nightw hile I was in class, her father smacked her on the bottom and started playing with the back pockets on her jeans. It made herv ery uncomfortable. When Avery asked him to stop, he t old her that shes his baby girl and he could smack her cute little butt if hew ants to. I think my husband truly b elieved it was OK and didt mean (at least consciously) to touch her inappropriately. But if it bothered Avery, it cant contin-u e. Im afraid Ill overreact i f I try to discuss this with him. I was sexually abused by a relative when I was ay oung teenager. This relative also said that because h e was related to me he could touch me in whatever way he wanted. To furtherc omplicate matters, my husband refuses me in bed. If theres trouble brewi ng, I want to stop it now, but I dont want to come off a s a freaked-out, paranoid former victim seeing abuse where it may be total innocence. Any suggestions? Uneasy in Indiana D earUneasy: Yes. Listen to your gut. Tell your daughter youre glad she told you what happened, and you want her to come to you anytime ANYONE makes her feel uncomfort-a ble. No one has the right to touch her if she doesnt w ant to be. And because what her father did made her uncomfortable, her cute little butt is off limits. I f your husband gives you an argument, insist on professional counseling for the two of you. He may be slow to realize that his littleg irl is growing up and the rules have changed. A licensed counselor will not come off as a freaked-out, paranoid former victim and can help him to understand that his behavior should not be repeated. And while youre at it, raise the issue of your sex life so you will have a clearer understanding of why it is the way it is. DearAbby: Because ADHD( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder) affects so many people, my letter mayi nterest many of your readers. An estimated 4.4 million children between the ages of 4 and 17 have this diagnosis. Half of themr eceive some form of medication for it. T his disorder is also present in adults. According to an April 2006 studyf unded by the National Institute of Mental Health, a n estimated 4.4 percent of adults 18 to 44 experience some symptoms from it. Thanks to ongoing research and improvedt reatment, adults with ADHD can live more succ essful lives. The largest study on childhood ADHD also shows effective treat-m ents are available. CHADD (Children and A dults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder), the largest fami-l y-based organization advocating for people with the disorder, provides informat ion, advocacy and support. Our website (CHADD.org) a nd publications contain science-based information. It includes available parent and teacher training programs as well as supportg roups in 200 locations. Thank you for printing this and the advice and wisdom you have shared so consistently over the years. Marie S. Paxson, past president, CHADD O rganization DearMarie: Im pleased t o spread the word that effective treatment for ADHD which can be inherited is becoming more accessible to familiesa ffected by it. Treatment for this disorder includes parent training, behavioral intervention, educational adaptations, parent-child educa-t ion on ADHD and medication. If a child you know has been diagnosed with this disorder, CHADD can be a helpful resource. D ear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillip. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. R ules change between daughter and dad as little girl grows up DIVERSIONS Dear Abby Walter Thomson/MCT K evin Spacey stars as the character Sam Rogers in "Margin Call," written and directed by J.C. Chandor. Margin Call depicts collapse with intensity Movie Review Margin Call R ating: R (language Running time: 107 minutes Review: (of 4 By ALICIAQUARLES A PEntertainment WriterNEWYORK It wast long ago that BetteM idler blasted Lady Gaga on Twitter for appearing in a costume that was similar to Midlers famous mermaid-in-a-wheelchair get-u p. Now the Divine Miss M is extending an olive branch by suggesting Gaga buy some of her originals. I think she should go for a real wheelchair and ar eal fishtail because these are really beautiful. They a re decorated and handbeaded, Midler said in an interview Tuesday. G aga and the rest of the world will soon be able to b id on that costume and more, as Midler is selling some of her most iconic outfits through Juliens Auctions in Beverly Hills,C alif., on Nov. 12, with some of the proceeds benef iting her charity, the New York Restoration Project. The Associated Press: W as it crazy to go through and look at all of t hose costumes, sizes and styles? Midler: It was my w eight. It was my height. It was the fashion. It was what color my hair was. It w as who I was living with, or who I was in love with. I t is very, very moving, but it is also time to spin that stuff out into the world. You get to a certain point in life and you say, Do I real-l y want my daughter to have to deal with this when I am gone? It is just so massive and you dont. You really dont. You want people to have the joy of it while you are still alive. A P: How did you decide what to auction? M idler: The Juliens people came down to my warehouses and we looked through the stuff. Some of the stuff is so well knowna nd iconic, they kind of cherry-picked what they thought was the stuff that the fans and interested parties would respond to them ost, and that is what they chose. I took some of the things out of the auction. Some of it is so sentimental, has great sentimental value for me. Honestly, almost every part of my career is represented in this particular auction. It is really stunning. There are over 300 items stuff from the movies, stuff from the live show, stuff from my television shows, stuff from record covers. You name it, it is all in there. AP: What are some of the items that you could not part with? Midler: The dress that I wore to the red carpet for the opening of The Rose. I kept that back. That was the dress that made me cry because it was such a wonderful time in my life and I was surrounded by friends and I was so thin. AP: You are selling the iconic mermaid costume? Midler: Not just one. Some of my best ones are up for auction, and some of my chorus girls are up for auction, and I am waiting for Gaga to get in there and grab hers. Some of the wheelchairs are up for auction. I mean, there is a selection from everything. AP: What if Gaga buys yourentire collection? Midler: I would be thrilled. I hope she buys at least a little bit. It would be fun. There are so many wonderful ideas and so much of it. So much of it is so funny. Bette to Gaga: Take my clothes Associated PressNEWYORK Police say a prolific burglary crew in New York City has taken cues from the bank heist drama The Town, splashing bleach on ATMs and cash drawers to try to destroy DNAevidence. ANew York Police Department spokesman said Tuesday several burglary suspects told detectives theyd watched the bad guys in the Ben Affleck-directed film do the same thing. The suspects were arrested over the weekend. The 2010 movie stars Affleck as leader of a crew responsible for a string of Boston bank and armoredtruck holdups. Jon Hamm portrays an FBI agent pursuing them. The real bandits are suspected in 62 burglaries at delis, discount stores and pizzerias in Brooklyn and Queens. Police say they made off with $217,000. Four suspects are awaiting arraignment. Afifth is already behind bars on an unrelated weapons charge. Police: NY crew took tricks from heist film Town
C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE Inside This Section Community Calendar5B D ear Abby11B Healthy Living10B Movie Review11B R eligion5B Sudoku Puzzle11B News-Sun Friday, October 21, 2011 Illustration courtesy of Getty ImagesF AMILYFEATURES Home fires may seem like the kind of event that happens to someone else, but the reality is, it could easily happen to you. Approximately every three hours a home fire death occurs somewhere in the nation, according to the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFCTake action now to make sure your home is safer, and that y our family knows what to do in case a fire does break out. And dont stop there share some positivity in your community by reminding family and friends to change the batteries in their smoke alarms when they change their clocks this fall.Make a PlanWhen a home fire occurs, you have very little time to get out. Having an escape plan that everyone is familiar with is a critical part of saving lives. Yet only 23 percent of U.S. families have developed and practiced a home fire escape plan to ensure they could escape quickly and safely.Draw a floor plan of your home and find two ways out of every room. Sketch the exit routes clearly on the floor plan. If an upstairs window is one of the e scape options, make sure you have a fire escape ladder long enough to reach the ground. Make sure every adult knows how to use it. Adults should be responsible for helping younger children.Assign an outside meeting place, so that if the family escapes from different routes, you can quickly locate each other.Room by RoomBedroomsThe peak time for home fire fatalities is between 10 p.m. and 6 a.m., when most families are asleep. Do not trap electrical cords against walls. Heat can build up, posing a fire hazard.Use only lab-approved electric blankets and warmers. Make sure cords are not worn or coming apart. Do not leave electric blankets switched on all night unless they are marked suitable for all night use.Keep bedding, curtains and other combustible items at least three feet away from space heaters.Never smoke in bed.Replace mattresses made before the 2007 Federal Mattress Flammability Standard. By law, mattresses made since then are required to be safer.Have a working smoke alarm in every bedroom and outside each sleeping area.Living Room Do not overload electrical outlets.Never run electrical cords under carpets.Check all electrical cords for fraying or other signs of damage.Only light decorative candles when adults are in the room. Use stable candle holders that will not catch fire. Blow candles out when you leave.During a power failure, do not use candles or oil lamps for light. Keep battery operated flashlights and lanterns in easily accessible places. Candles used for light in the absence of electrical power cause one-third of fatal home candle fires.Make sure you have a working smoke alarm in each room, including the living room.KitchenCooking equipment is the leading cause of reported home fires and home fire injuries in the United States, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Never use extension cords to plug in cooking appliances. They can overload the circuit and start a fire.Stay in the kitchen when you are frying, grilling, or broiling food. If you leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, turn off the stove. Keep anything that can catch fire away from the cooktop. This includes potholders, oven mitts, wooden utensils, paper or plastic bags, food packaging, towels and curtains.Keep the cooktop, burners and oven clean.Loose clothing can dangle onto stove burners and catch fire. Wear short, close-fitting clothing or tightly rolled sleeves when cooking.Garage Store all combustible materials away from regular sources of heat, such as water heaters, space heaters, boilers and furnaces.Keep wood finishes, spray paint, paint thinners and other flammable products in a dedicated storage container with a closed door.Store all combustible materials in their proper containers and be sure they are clearly marked.Keeping the garage tidy can also help keep it safe. Get rid of stacked boxes, newspapers, recycling and trash. They can be instant fuel for a fire. For more tips, visit www.Energizer.com. Change YourClock, Change YourBatteryDaylight saving time ends Sunday, Nov. 6, 2011 and marks the 24th anniversary of the Change Your Clock Change Your Batteryprogram, created by Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs (IAFCThis program reminds people to check and change the batteries in their smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors during the fall time change. Installing smoke alarms on every level of the home can give your family precious minutes to get out and get to safety.Teach children what smoke alarms sound like and what to do when they hear one.Once a month, check whether each alarm in the home is working properly by pushing the test button.Replace batteries in smoke alarms at least once a year. Immediately install a new battery if an alarm chirps, warning the battery is low.Smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years. Never disable smoke or carbon monoxide alarms.Carbon monoxide alarms are not substitutes for smoke alarms. Know the difference between the sound of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms.