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Title: The news-sun
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Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
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Publication Date: 11-04-2011
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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Highlands Hammock State Park is sure to give Global Positioning Systems (GPS) an overload this weekend when dozens of people visit the park for a unique sporting event geocaching. Geocaching is best described as a modern-day treasure hunt in which seekers use GPS coordinates to locate caches hidden all over the world. Caches are basically containers of various sizes with random trinkets and items inside of them. Alog book is located with the cache so that seekers can add their names to the list of those who have found the cache. Saturday, the first Hike and Seek event will take place in Highlands Hammock State Park during the CCC Festival. Beginning at 9 a.m., players will scatter all over the park in search of 100 geocaches hidden within the 9,000 acres of cypress, live oaks, swampy waters, and trails. Geocaching began back in 2000 after computer consultant/GPS enthusiast Dave Ulmer decided to test the accuracy of the new GPS technology and receivers. Ulmer simply hid a container out in the woods in Beavercreek, Ore., and noted the coordinates with GPS units. Ulmer placed a few trinkets inside the container including a log and a pencil NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, November 4-5, 2011 www.newssun.com Volume 92/Number 130 | 50 cents 079099401001 HighLow 75 52Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Partly cloudy with a stray shower Forecast Question: Should the federal government switch to a flat rate income tax system? Next question: Has the recent news of sexual harassment allegations changed your opinion of Herman Cain? www.newssun.comMake your voice heard at Online Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453O nline: www.newssun.com Yes 68.9% No 31.1% Total votes: 106 Classifieds 8A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby 11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living 5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times11B Religion 7B Sports On TV 2B Sudoku Puzzle 11B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, #2 front strip; 00013554 A A modern-day treasure huntGeocaching event set at Hammock this weekend Learn more and get the smartphone app online at geocaching.com Used with Permission from Groundspeak Inc. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING For the singers and listeners who have missed the Heartland Idol talent competition this year, good news. Coming on Jan. 28 and Feb. 12, 2012 will be a special version of the popular talent contest Heartland Idol at the Highlands County Fair: A Two-Day Singing Showdown, the events founder Diana Walker told the News-Sun on Wednesday. Tenille Drury, the fairs marketing and sales manager, said because this is the fairs 75th anniversary, many special events in addition to Idol are planned, some of which have never been done before. I can tell you its going to be a big year, she said. Drury added that the fair committee had already been discussing bringing in the Idol when she bumped into Walker and the subject came up in conversation. Diana mentioned it first, but we were all thinking along the same lines. The Idol competition will take place in the convention center. Its not a full-fledged Heartland Idol, said Walker, prior obligations made that impossible. But we promised a contest in January and were going to stick to our word. Heartland Idol to be part of fair MCT By LARRYLEVEY News-Sun CorrespondentAVON PARK If Tuesday afternoons session of Whats Up, Main Street sponsored by the Avon Park CRAMain Street Advisory Board is any indication then the future of Avon Park lies in its past. As Wes Hoaglund, CRA Director, put it, the intent is to promote tourism in Avon Park and to enlighten local residents about the history of their community. Or, as Will Bennett, Deputy Chairman of the AP CRAadvisory board and president of the board of the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce, who emceed the meeting, said, history is one of Avon Parks prime assets. Were now in stage one of promoting tourism through our history. Eventually, people will be able to come to the Depot Museum, pick up a brochure and take a tour and well have signage on the AP turns spotlight on history News-Sun photo by LARRYLEVEY Attendees at the inaugural Avon Park walking tour travel the newly installed sidewalk on the Mall. First walking tour of Main Street a successTaking the stageDrowsy Chaperoneopens HLTseason with style PAGE3AOff to a good startLake Placid edges rival Sebring in season opener SPORTS, PAGE1B See IDOL, page 3A See TREASURES, page 7A See WALKING, page 6A Will be a two-day showdown Suns-Sun StaffAVON PARK After a week tha t included two incidents at the high school leaving parents upset, Principal Tealy Williams called an evening meeting Tuesday night so the events could be explained in full, and parents have an opportunity to express their concerns o r offer suggestions for improving procedures. The two incidents that week were no t related. Afight on campus Tuesday, Oct. 25 resulted in the arrests of 15 students. On Thursday, Oct. 27, a student brought a BB gun to school. APHS principal meets with parents Discusses last weeks incidents News-Sun staff AVON PARK High School principal Tealy Williams reminded parents Tuesday night that they shouldnt let two separate and unfortunate recent incidents obscure the progress at the school, and the good things that are taking place. In particular he talked about the national Cyber Patriot competition sponsored by the Air Force (see story, page 2A). The APHS team has already advanced to the second round. Williams is also proud of a new leadership development program. In addition to pointing out exciting new student opportunities, he reviewed wha t changes the school and district adminisWilliams: Dont forget the good news See APHS, page 7A See GOOD, page 7AMusic, history, magic & moreCCC Festival at Highlands Hammock has full lineup of activities set for Saturday PAGE2A Obituaries Benna Hantez Age 94, of T allahassee Marjorie Hixson Age 85, of Lake Placid Bernard Magee Age 84, of Sebring Dr. O.A. Spiegel Age 87, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A

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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) Festival will kick off for the 26th year at 9 a.m. Saturday at Highlands Hammock State Park. They park will be filled with live entertainment, great food and activities for all to enjoy. Park Services Specialist Dorothy Harris is sure the event will deliver a fun-filled day. Its going to be good weather and a good day. Alot of people wanted us to bring back some of the bands from before so we did. We will have the big model railroad, arts and crafts, hay rides, and some new craft vendors, Harris said. More than 1,600 people attended last years festival, but Harris is sure that this years numbers will be up thanks to the hard work of coordinators and a unique event taking place in conjunction with the festival. The geocaching event is going on this weekend as well...It think it will work together pretty good. As they (players) geocache they will learn about the park. They will have to interact with rangers and park employees for some of the information and puzzles, said Harris. The geocaching event will bring players into Highlands Hammock during the festival in search of hidden treasures. Harris is happy to open the park up to the players and their friends and family. Its all about experiencing the park. Geocaching brings a different group of people into the park. It gives the campers that are staying throughout the weekend an activity after the festival to look forward to, Harris said. Harris reported that the park campsites are near full capacity. Several groups of campers have reserved sites for the festival as well as the Hike and Seek geocaching event. There are only about one or two campsites left. We are happy to accommodate anyone who can get those last few spots, Harris said. Former Park Ranger Darrel Smith will show his living history presentation The Best of Times, The Worst of Times at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Paul Weatherbee of Weatherbees Magic & Comedy show will surprise you with his illusions and tricks and antique cars and tractors will be on display during the Festival. Entry into Highlands Hammock State Park is $6 per vehicle (up to 8 people per car) or $4 per single occupant car or motorcycle. For more information on the CCC Festival visit www.floridastateparks.org/hi ghlandshammock/. Page 2ANews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.com Pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 00008034 Nov. 2 113134394752x:3Next jackpot $25 millionOct. 29 3812283448x:3 Oct. 26 21213274850x:4 Nov. 2 1018243134 Nov. 1 47192122 Oct. 31 623283034 Oct. 30 2692532 Nov. 2 (n) 0341 Nov. 2 (d) 2381 Nov. 1 (n) 5917 Nov. 1 (d) 8319 Nov. 2(n) 944 Nov. 2 (d) 988 Nov. 1 (n) 952 Nov. 1(d) 819 Nov. 1 26283722 Oct. 28 69182519 Oct. 25 102038436 Oct. 21 2733344211 Nov. 2 1214343946 PB: 36 PP: 4Next jackpot $20 millionOct. 29 1116405156 PB: 38 PP: 5 Oct. 26 118213955 PB: 6 PP: 3 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d) is the daytime drawing, (n) is the nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball PP: Power Play Lottery Center COMMUNITYBRIEFS Goal Setting Business Seminar moved to Nov. 7 AVON PARK The Avon Park Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Main Street District is hosting a free business and marketing seminar series this fall. The last 90-minute seminar will be held on Monday, Nov. 7 (rescheduled from Oct. 24) and address the topic, Goal Setting: Make Sure Your Business Measures Up starting promptly at 5:30 p.m. at the Avon Park Community Center located on Main Street. Avon Park business owners, organizations and merchants who want to increase their business should plan to attend. Attendees will gain marketing tools and ideas that they can incorporate into their current business practices. The retail value of this seminar is $1,000. Although the seminar is free, please RSVPto reserve your seat by contacting Avon Park CRA Marketing Coordinator Casey Wohl at 224-6326 or via email at Casey.Wohl@Yahoo.com/. Seats are available on a first-come, first-served basis. For more information about the Avon Park CRA, please visit www.AvonParkCRA.com/.Veterans Day Remembrance at SFCCAVON PARK A Veterans Day Remembrance ceremony to honor all military veterans will be held Friday, Nov. 11, at 10:45 a.m. at the flagpole on the South Florida Community College Highlands Campus. The public is invited to attend. The program includes guest speakers John Eason, Airman First Class, USAF, and Major James K. Galloway, USAF (Ret). The Avon Park High School Air Force Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (AFJROTC), Knights of Columbus, Our Lady Queen of the Universe Assembly, and the SFCC Basic Corrections Academy Class of 2011235 will also be present during the ceremony. The program concludes with a Remembrance Walk along the SFCC campus. For more information, contact Erik Christensen at 784-7363.RPAC meeting planned Nov. 17SEBRING There will be an RPAC (Recreation and Parks Advisory Committee) meeting at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17, in the Sports Complex concession building at 216 Sheriffs Tower Road. The public is invited to attend.Overeaters Anonymous speaker marathon plannedSEBRING On Saturday, Overeaters Anonymous will host a speaker marathon from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at St. Johns United Methodist Church on Grand Prix Boulevard behind Walmart. Speakers will focus on the difficulties compulsive eaters, anorexics, bulimics, exercise bulimics, food addicts and others have with eating around the holidays and how to refrain from those behaviors. There will be door prizes, raffles and question and answer times. Attendees can make a donation of $3 at the door and free bottled water will be provided. He Said, She Said at Duffers SaturdayAVON PARK He Said She Said will be on stage Saturday at Duffers Sports Grille. This dynamic duo, consisting of Todd Fulcher and Mernie Moore, will play a variety of rock and Top 40 music for dancing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. There is no cover charge. Hit singer and songwriter Rick Arnold will perform from 6-9 p.m. today. J & B Karaoke will have music for singing from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. today. Continued on page 5A By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING It started 45 years ago and folks from all over Florida come yearly to the Sebring Circle looking for that unique Christmas gift during the Fine Arts and Crafts Festival. Hosted by the Highlands Arts League, the event this year is shaping up to host a lot of local artists, according to Yellow House manager Susan James. We have some great local talent. This year we have a waiting list for artists that are hoping for a cancellation, James said about the 50 booths that will be setup around the Circle. The free festival will run from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. will exhibit a collage of different art mediums, including notable Sebring artists Janet King and Alice Hansen. King and Hansen work in water colors, according to James, and will have art for sale. Mixed among the artistic talent and high-end crafts, James said that the childrens section has expanded, making the yearly shopping event a family affair. Included with the crafts tent for kids, we will have pony rides and a fire truck as well as face painting and plenty of activities for the whole family, James said. Student artists from the Sebring High School art club will be showing and selling their art among the 10,000 or so visitors from both coasts, said HAL Board President Jeri Wohl. This event is designed to bring more art and culture to Highlands County from all over the state. We have some good artists here, but this gives everyone a chance to get exposure from a variety of good work in several different mediums, Wohl said. What was a two-day event last year has been compressed into a one-day affair this year, Wohl said, mostly at the behest of the artists and vendors. This is a good all-day event for families. I like to look for that unique Christmas present every year, and with the great weather, it will make for a great leisurely stroll in downtown Sebring and enjoy some good food and great art, Wohl said. The board really puts a lot of work into this. We start in March, and their volunteer efforts, along with some great sponsors, are what make it possible to get this kind of quality event year after year, Wohl said. Artists get time to shine on the Circle 45th Fine Arts & Crafts Festival set for Saturday By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK Afivestudent team of JROTC students from Avon Park High School are preparing for the upcoming phase of cyber defending after advancing to the next round this week in a national competition. The Cyber Patriot Defense Competition is a premiere cyber defense program created by the Air Force Association to give high school students a leg up in the cyber world. The major goal of Cyber Patriots is to create cyber defenders for the next generation. Cyber Patriot aspires to get students more involved in security in cyberspace and hopefully steer them in the direction of a career in cyber security, technology, mathematics or engineering. The two divisions of the program are the open division, which allows anyone over the age of 13 enrolled in high school to join a team, and the JROTC division. There are primary and alternate teams for each group in the competition. The competition is open to all Civil Air Patrol Units, JROTC Units, and accredited home school programs in the country. Members of the Avon Park junior ROTC program competed in the fourth-year program in teams of up to five members. The teams coaches were aerospace instructor Major J. Kendall Galloway, USAF (ret.) and Marc Davis, APHS math instructor. Joel Boydston of South Florida Community College serves as the teams mentor. Hes just done a great job with them, Galloway said of Boydston. The last few years we werent able to do too much until he stepped in. Col. Bill Hutchison is an avid member of the Air Force Association and supports the Cyber Patriot program. We think that it is critical to foster this program, Hutchison said. They are learning to find weaknesses, vulnerabiliAPHS does well in Cyber Patriot Advances to 2nd round See CYBER, page 6A News-Sun file photo Creatures big and small will fill Highlands Hammock State Park Saturday for the 26th Annual CCC Festival. Preserve the past, enjoy the present at CCC Festival Associated PressTALLAHASSE Floridas businesses will be paying higher unemployment taxes next year. Preliminary figures released on Thursday show that the minimum tax rate for employers in 2012 is expected to jump from $72.10 per employee to $170 per employee. The maximum rate is also expected to rise from $378 to $459 per employee. The Department of Revenue will mail out final tax notices for 2012 early next month. Unemployment taxes collected from employers are used to pay benefits to outof-work Floridians. But the trust fund used to pay out those benefits has been drained by the states stubbornly-high unemployment rate. Floridas unemployment rate is now 10.6 percent. Since 2009 the state has been forced to borrow $2.4 billion from the federal government to keep the trust Businesses can expect unemployment tax hike Saturday at Hammock

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C M Y K Walker said plans are to continue with the normal Idol competition in the fall of 2012. This special event will be a little different from the traditional contest, Walker said, because everything occurs in two days. Only 20 contestants may compete in each of the three divisions junior, teen and adult and all 60 must preregister. No one may sign up on the day of the contest. The preliminary qualifying round happens on Jan. 28, when the 20 contestants in each category will each be narrowed to a field of 10. That show begins at 11 a.m. starting with the juniors, proceeding to the teens and finishing with the adults. Walker estimates that might take until 8 p.m. There will be no admission fee to the fair for contestants and audience on Jan. 28. It will still cost $10 to enter the contest. Semifinals and finals take place on Feb. 12, the semis starting at 1 p.m. and the finals at 6 p.m. Each contestant gets free admission on that day, but everyone else has to buy a $6 per person fair ticket. During the afternoon, the narrowed field of 10 will be cut down to five finalists. The evening show will determine the winner and two runner-ups of each age group. Juniors are singers younger than 12; teens are singers between 13 and 17; and adults are everyone 18 and older. For this event only, singers may pick their own material. Acontestant advancing to the finals will sing three songs. Aword to the wise from past judges: singers should pick selections that show off their voice, not just sing their favorite songs, and they are encouraged to select different styles of music to better demonstrate their ability. Other Idol rules still apply. The preliminary qualifying round is sung a cappella and the semifinals and finals with musical accompaniment. Walker says be confident, prepare three songs. The contestant is responsible for bringing the appropriate CD. As in the past, judges will be giving points in three areas: Raw talent (15 points), presentation (10) and costume or wardrobe (5). Aperfect score is 30 points. The highest score wins. Walker said no applic ations will be accepted before Dec. 3. They may be turned in that day during the Festival of Trees event at the convention center. Applications will be accepted after that, but she warns with only 20 slots in each age group one shouldnt procrastinate. Application forms will be available at the Festival of Trees, or at the county fa ir office, which is open 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Call before going to be sure someone is in. The number is 382-2255. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Your kids calling to complain about their lives and reversing the charges? Your boss telling you to work Saturday and you had plans to go fishing? Are you over tired, over stressed, or just plain over it? Take heart. Thanks to the Highlands Little Theatres opening production of the 2011-2012 season, you can escape from the vicissitudes of life and enjoy a good laugh during The Drowsy Chaperone, which opens tonight. The shows plot is ingenious, a satire of Broadway musicals and the over-acting in them. The set up is complicated to describe, so read carefully. An avid fan of musicals is sitting at home in a small, drab apartment surrounded by her cats. Known only as the Woman Din the Chair (wonderfully brought to life by Amanda Lavan), she is aware that Broadway musicals are about, well, hummable music and not insightful characterization or the philosophy of life. She puts the vintage original cast recording of her most favorite musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, on her phonograph this wasnt the kind of show that ever made it to CD and settles in to enjoy. Here is where it gets complicated. The Woman Din the Chair speaks directly to the audience, providing commentary on not the just the play, but the original cast actors playing the parts. She explains their histories and critiques their talent. As the overture begins, The Womans imagination takes hold and the musical comes to life in her living room, as bright and colorful as real life. Keep in mind the Highlands Little Theatre actors are each playing two roles the hammy actor and his or her character in the faux 1920s era show. The plot of the musical within the play is much more straight forward. It takes place at the home of rich, but ditzy Mrs. Tottendale (Marcia Ward) who is providing the place for a friends wedding. The bride is an actress turning down a role and giving up the stage to marry the man that she loves. The audience may sense some ambivalence about her choice, however, when the actress, Janet Van De Graff (Martile Blackman) sings about no longer wanting to be the center of attention while doing a full scale production number. Her bridegroom (Adam Meredith) arrives with his best man (Daniel Finney). Then Feldzeig, the producer (Joseph Dazz) of the show from which Van De Graff is walking away, and Feldzeigs dizzy girlfriend Kitty (Johanna Johnston). Hes followed by two gangsters (Corey Adams and Bethany Finney) who have a financial stake in the show and press Feldzeig to press Van De Graff into not getting married so the show can go on. The Drowsy Chaperone (Ellen Lemos) arrives. Her single task is make sure the bride and the groom dont see each on their wedding day, but this isnt easy as the chaperone stays three sheets to the wind. Add in a long-suffering butler named Underling (Andy Basso), a third-rate Latin ladys man named Adolpho (Bill Farmer), and Trix the aviatrix (Asia Grace Gilroy) and the inevitable complications and misunderstandings ensue. Throughout, the Woman Din the Chair provides a running commentary. When it looks like the marriage wont happen, and the gangsters passing as pastry chefs close in on Feldzeig, The Woman says, Will it all work out? Of course it will! Its a musical. Small touches add to the humor when the photograph needle sticks and repeats, so do the actors. There is a moment when The Woman puts on the wrong record and ... well, youll just have to see it. The costumes, singing and dancing are well done, the dancing particularly inventive, and energetic in the best possible way. Blackman is nothing short of impressive. Newcomers Corey Adams and Johanna Johnston stand out, while veterans Adam Meredith, Bill Farmer and Ellen Lemos have good campy fun. The show is a magical mayhem of slapstick. It has flappers, tap dancing, roller skating, over the top characters who just make you laugh and a plane crash, said Director Art Harriman. For tickets or more information call the theater box office at 382-2525 or go online at www.highlandslittletheatre.org/. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 3A MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; ff main top right only; 00013470 COWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 11/4/11; 00013555 JD FINANCIAL; 3.639"; 4"; Black plus three; process, business; 00013569 News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY (From left) Johanna Johnston, Ellen Lemos, Corey Adams, Adam Meredith, Martile Blackman, Moriah Finney, and Amber Gerberich in one of several show stopping production numbers in HLTs production of The Drowsy Chaperone. Pure silliness and fun open HLT season Drowsy Chaperone takes stage tonight News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Amanda Lavan as the Woman Din the Chair. The character gives The Drowsy Chaperone its sparkle, wit and snap. Continued from page 1A Heartland Idol will take place at county fair Only 20 per category will be accepted; old format to return next fall Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155

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C M Y K Page 4ANews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.comANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION It didnt take long for Floridas new policy of drug testing welfare recipients to run afoul of the Constitution.The state implemented the testing July 1, and on Oct. 24 a federal judge in Orlando issued a temporary injunction to halt it on the grounds that it likely violated the Fourth Amendment protections against illegal searches and seizures. ... Gov. Rick Scott promoted drug testing of welfare recipients as being necessary to safeguard public dollars. But U.S. District Judge Mary Scriven rejected that argument, writing: If invoking an interest in preventing public funds from potentially being used to fund drug use were the only requirement to establish a special need, the state could impose drug testing as an eligibility requirement for every beneficiary of every government program. Such blanket intrusions cannot be countenanced under the Fourth Amendment. Indeed, why are welfare recipients held to a higher standard of conduct than other recipients of taxpayer largess? Being poor doesnt give you fewer rights. Florida spends tens of millions of dollars each year on economic incentives cash payouts to businesses to lure jobs to the state. Why not drug test the CEOs of each company? For that matter, why not drug test elected officials before each vote they take in the Legislature? (Actually, that would be pointless theyve already proved they dont need to be high to waste tax dollars.) There is no evidence that people on welfare use drugs at a higher rate than the general population. Scriven cited a 1999 study of a state pilot project which found that only 5 percent of Floridas welfare applicants tested positive for illicit drug use, which is lower than the national rate of 8 percent. ... The prospects of the law surviving further judicial scrutiny are slim. Instead of wasting more time and taxpayer money, Florida should refrain from appealing Judge Scrivens ruling and admit what was obvious from the start: The statute is unconstitutional. An editorial from the Panama City News-Herald. Court made right call on welfare drug testing We listen, we careEditor: No one likes to think about the end of life, but its something everyone has to face eventually. Theres an incredible resource in our community that provides comfort, dignity and respect to all those coping with a serious or life-limiting illness. Its hospice care. November is National Hospice Month, a time to reach out to our community to raise awareness about the quality care that hospice provides. When patients enroll in hospice, the hospice team provides them expert medical care to keep them comfortable and to help them enjoy time with loved ones. The hospice team answers questions, offers advice on what to expect and assists families with the duties of being a caregiver. The team also supports the entire family with emotional and spiritual care. Hospice care is available to people of all ages, with any illness. Hospice professionals and trained volunteers will ask whats important and listen to what is said. They make wishes a priority. One of the most important messages that people take away from hospice care is that it helps patients and families receive focused, quality care, allowing them to concentrate on living. If you or a loved one is facing a serious or life-limiting illness, I urge you to contact an area hospice provider to learn more about the compassionate and comprehensive care thats available. Chris Bredbenner executive director, Good Shepherd HospiceAmerica has been taken over by global powersEditor: The financial trade mess was created by multinational corporations worldwide. This has destroyed the working class worldwide. It has also destroyed the sovereignty and unstabilized world markets. The leaders of all nations must return to the tariff systems to protect and stabilize markets in their own nations. It will take years to clean up the financial and trade mess that global powers have created. International control has taken over the American tax system and goes unchallenged by the American taxpayer. Has America been taken over by global powers? The answer is yes. We must unseat all incumbents, many who have been in office for 20, 30, 40 years. These are the people who have put us in this financial and trade mess. NAFTA, CAFTAand all so-called trade deals have stolen all of our manufacturing jobs putting Americans trillions of dollars in debt. America now manufactures nothing. Look at labels on everything; made in America does not exist. We, the American taxpayer, will not exist if we do not demand throwing out all of our trade deals (and) throwing out all of our incumbent public officials who have put us in this financial collapse. We must reduce the size of government local, state and federal. We can start with local government. Every state in the union has installed state entities with the power to tax. Most small villages that have county government now have a duplicate county body. In the state of Florida they are called Improvement Districts and have caused the foreclosure of many homes and properties. Every state in the union has this problem with over-taxation. The people must demand the recall of all such state entities with the power to tax. Our local county government only has to look at Sun N Lakes. Every county government should take a second look at state entities in their counties. County government has worked well for many years and it is time they looked out for their own self interests as well as the American tax system. Billie E. Jewett Sebring RIDGE, Md. I started my journey to Fredericksburg, Va. after a bowl of exquisite spicy crab soup at Courtneys Seafood Restaurant here in Ridge, on the southernmost tip of Marylands western shore. Then I ran into a problem: Route 234 was closed due to a sinkhole. So I took the detour but discovered it was also blocked off due to a traffic matter. So after two hours I returned to the hotel where I had been the night before. And so it goes for American politics. Once again were watching a politician, his campaign and some of his supporters, get detoured as they try to escape getting sucked into Americas political sinkhole. The candidate: soaring-in-the-polls former Godfathers Pizza CEO Herman Cain, a Republican Presidential nomination front-runner, subject of a story by The Politico reporting two 1990s sexual harassment allegations against him. Just as many teens wont listen and do drugs anyway, many politicians refuse to realize that if theres something possibly untidy in their background, it will come out, so you better get it out yourself soon and stick to a single explanation. How has team Cain handled it? Charlie Sheen and Mel Gibson must be their damage control consultants. They bungled the response from the outset, ignoring Republican establishment maven Karl Roves pointed advice to get any negative stuff out ASAPso damage is minimized. They fed the news cycle and guaranteed the media will persist. Cain campaign Manager Mark Block, star of the famous Cain smoking man campaign ad, read a carefully worded statement and this time seemed to be blowing political smoke. Cain seems to be a decent, likable man raised in a generation where sexual harassment wasnt an issue but a rhetorical stretch. He has now changed his story more frequently than former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney changes his principles. Only less convincingly. And so our political sinkhole is on display on several fronts. Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and a host of new and old media Tea Party oriented conservative pundits who always blast Democrats for playing the race card are now...playing the race card. Why, cant you SEE that Cain is being targeted by that evil, liberal news media for being a black conservative? (Lets forget about the fact that The Politico has never been seriously considered a liberal website and that conservatives applaud The Politico when its reports are unflattering to Democrats.) Democrats who insisted that President Bill Clintons behavior and testimony in the Monica Lewinsky episode wasnt a huge deal now suggest that Cain should be toast and must come totally clean. Id say Welcome to Hypocrisy 101, except our political culture now only offers doctorate level courses. Not all conservatives defend Cain. The National Reviews Kevin D. Williamson says hes troubled by Cains original (later changed) explanation that he didnt know if there had been a settlement or not: I got a lot of grief for writing that, based on my interaction with Mr. Cain, I would have hesitated to hire him to run a pizza company. I am feeling more comfortable in that judgment. Meanwhile, as Occupy Wall Street gets lots of attention, a new political movement is revving up: Occupy Herman Cains Political Space. In Spain last week, Spanish shepherds defending ancient grazing and protesting the impact of urban sprawl led 5,000 sheep through the streets of Madrid. It was quite a spectacle. Almost as much of a spectacle as now watching Americas political sheep walk straight, willingly and quite predictably into Americans political sinkhole. Joe Gandelman is a veteran journalist who wrote for newspapers overseas and in the United States and is Editor-inChief of The Moderate Voice, an Internet hub for independents, centrists and moderates. This column has been edited by the author. Representations of fact and opinions are solely those of the author, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Cain falls into Americas political sinkhole Independents Eye Joe Gandelman EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com.

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 5A DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; hospice (cornerstone), obit pg; 00013488 LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black; main a; 00013570 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013572 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black; 87463-liqours IO11115PP1; 00013578 Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun There is never a cover charge for musical entertainment at Duffers, 2451 U.S. 27 South, Avon Park. For more details, call 452-6339.Fiddle Pickin band playing SaturdayAVON PARK The Fiddle Pickinband will be featured at a Hoedown on Saturday from 5 p.m. at the Shriners Club, 2604 State Road 17, South, Avon Park. The Hoedown is a funraiser by the Democratic Party of Highlands County. In addition to music and dancing, the best hamburgers and hot-dogs in Highlands County, sides, drinks and homemade desserts will be served. Tickets must be reserved in advance for $25 each. Please order online at www.hcdem.org or call 3826694 to reserve your tickets.Kiwanis Club to host pancake breakfastSEBRING The Kiwanis Club of Sebring will be holding a Pancake Breakfas ,Saturday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the First United Methodist Church, 126 S. Pine St. Cost is $6. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to benefit local youth clubs including High School Key Clubs, Middle School Builders Club and the elementary school K-Kids. One dollar from every ticket goes to the Kiwanis Club of Sebrings scholarship fund for our Sebring and Avon Park Key Clubs.Fly-in breakfast is SaturdayAVON PARK Afly-in breakfast is set for 8-11 a.m., on Saturday Fly in or walk in to Avon Park Executive Airport, Florida Aircraft Services (KAVO), 1535 S.R. 64 West at the maintenance hangar for a full breakfast, casseroles, sticky buns, all for $5 donation. Breakfast will be served by Christ Lutheran Church.Second Blessings garage sale SaturdayAVON PARK All items are half price at this Saturdays Second Blessings garage sale at First United Methodist Church of Avon Park, 200 S. Lake Ave., from 8:301:30 a.m.LP Garden Club Plant & Bake Sale LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Garden Clubs Annual Plant & Bake Sale is Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Stuart Parks Picnic Pavilion. Alarge assortment of plants will be available.VFW eventsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 in Avon Park, will host the following events: Today Music by Uptown Country from 5-8 p.m. Saturday Karaoke by BilDi from 5-8 p.m. For more information, call 452-9853.DeMolay serves spaghetti dinnerSEBRING The young men of the DeMolay will host an all-you-can-eat spaghetti dinner on Saturday at the Sebring Masonic Lodge, 1809 Home Avenue from 4-7 p.m. Donation is $7. Menu incused salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, dessert and beverage. Take out is available. Continued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS BENNALEE HANTEZ Benna Lee Hantzes, 94, died Oct. 30, 2011 at Big Bend Hospice House. Ben was born April 29, 1917 in Bluefield, W.Va. She was the only daughter of Ben Lee Draper and Elizabeth Kittinger. Ben met her love at Bluefield College and married James Hantzes, who had a long and distinguished career in the Army. With her he rose to the rank of Colonel. They were stationed together in Germany, Texas, Greece, Washington, Georgia, and Alabama. They retired to Sebring, where they lived in her parents home and modernized it for their own. Ben enjoyed sewing, she played bridge avidly for most of her life. They moved to Tallahassee in 1996, where her daughter graduated from FSU and where her family currently lives. Ben is the mother of Jane Houle of Tallahassee. She has one granddaughter, Deirdre Minor, and a great-grandson James Lee Minor, both of Tallahassee. After her Jim passed in 1999, she moved to Cherry Laurel retirement home where she continued her bridge playing with multiple groups each week. She will be missed by her family and friends. As requested, there will be no memorial service. Memorial gifts may be donated to Big Bend Hospice. BERNARD DALE MAGEE Bernard (Ben) Dale Magee, 84, of Sebring, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011, with his family by his side. At his request no service will be held. He leaves his loving wife Janet Magee of 46 years, and sons Bernard Magee Jr. of Shrewsbury, Mass.; Ray Magee of Denver, Colo. Kurt Magee of Sebring; Peter Magee of Newberry; Chadd Magee of Atlanta, Ga., and a daughter Jodie Magee of Manhattan, N.Y. He is also survived by grandchildren Max, Ben, Bradley, Evan, T.J., Leah and Erin. Ben was born Jan. 16, 1927 in Ambridge, Pa. to parents Peter and Sara Magee. He served in the United States Navy during World War II on the USS Endymion, where he acquired two Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign Medals, an American Area Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, Philippine Liberation Medal as well as serving as a plank man. He also served as a deacon at the Corinth Primitive Baptist Church. Ben spent many years serving as a Food Service Area Director all over the state of Florida. He also spent many years volunteering with the Boys Scouts of America and Gideons. In his later years he and his sons ran Kurt and Pete's lawn care. He will be greatly missed. The family requests in lieu of flowers, please make donations to The Highlands Hammock State Park CSO. DR. OTTO ARNOLD SPIEGEL Dr. Otto Arnold Spiegel, 87, of Sebring, died Nov. 1, 2011. Known here in Sebring as Dr. O.A., he was born to Otto and Stella Spiegel in Indiana on Feb. 4 of 1924 and moved shortly after to Wisconsin where he grew up. He joined the Navy in 1941 and was a radio operator at a secret military radio station overlooking Pearl Harbor during WW. II. He married his love, Gloa Martha Bleeke, and celebrated 65 years of marriage. He was preceded in death by his daughter Janalee Kay Spiegel, and his grandson Seth Samuel Spiegel. He is survived by his loving wife, his sons, Dr. David Arnold Spiegel, Dr. James Ronald Spiegel, Mr. Jon Kevin Spiegel, all of Sebring, and his daughters-in-laws, Dr. Susan Spiegel, Mrs. Penny Spiegel, Mrs. Judy Spiegel all of Sebring. His grandchildren are Mrs. Juliet Siver, her husband Mr. Richard Siver, Mr. Jonathan Spiegel, his wife Mrs. Christie Spiegel, Mrs. Shelley Glisson, her husband Mr. Brian Glisson, Mr. Sean Spiegel, and Mr. Shaanan Spiegel and his adopted grandchildren are Miss Michelle Spiegel, Mrs. Samantha Welch and their brother Mr. Zebadiah Cody Spiegel. He has 13 great grandchildren, all here in the Sebring area. He was an Elder and a member of Faith Lutheran Church in Sebring. He was well known for his free sports physicals for the students of Highlands, Hardee and Okeechobee Counties for years. While in the Navy he attained the G I bill. Dr. O.A. Spiegel attended and graduated in May of 1949 from the Lincoln Chiropractic College and graduated in August of 1950 from ONeil College of Chiropractic, and received a diploma from Central States College of Physiatrics in April 1952. Dr. O.A. practiced in Decatur, Ind. until moving to Port Charlotte in 1973. He moved to Sebring in November of 1976 where he practiced with his son Dr. James R. Spiegel until he retired after over 56 years of doing what he loved best, helping people. Dr. O.A. was a past board member of the Airport Authority. He went to many meetings and wrote many articles trying to establish water conservation here in Florida that was a passion of his. He was an avid salt water and fresh water fisherman all of his life. He loved to tell stories of his years in the Navy and his fishing catches and about anything else that came to mind. He enjoyed helping his son Jon Spiegel, who does hypnosis here in Sebring, and is responsible for the downtown circle Christmas display of lights. Family will be receiving friends on Sunday 1-2 p.m. with the funeral service to follow at 2 p.m. at the Morris Funeral Chapel. Family request memorials to Faith Lutheran Church, 2740 Lakeview Dr., Sebring, FL33870. Arrangements by: Morris Funeral Chapel, Sebring www.morrisfuneralchapel.com Death noticeMarjorie V.Hixson, 85, of Lake Placid died Nov. 1, 2011. Arrangements are being handled by Dowden Funeral Home, Sebring. OBITUARIES Magee Courtesy photo Merchants like Wal-Mart Assistant Manager Chris Acosta, left, have generously donated dozens of prizes and other goods to make Saturdays Lake Placid Police Department safe cycling festival better than ever. Children and their families are invited to the all-free bicycle rodeo running from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Oak Street in front of the police department. LPPD Officer Heather Mulligan, right, is the events chief organizer. Merchants help Bike Rodeo Spiegel

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C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.com COIN LOCATORS ASSOCIATION; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 11/4,6,9,11; 00013427 mall about the buildings along Main Street. And when they get thirsty or hungry, they can find out where to eat and about coming events. Theres now a trend for people from the big cities on the coast to take day trips into the central part of the state. This theme was further echoed by Paul Miller, Avon Park city councilman and liaison to the CRAadvisory board. People like to travel and search out history. What better way than to have a tour for them? It lets people know what we have. Gaylin Thomas, SFCC staff member and a CRA advisory board member, said, People who come here for the history stay for the art and culture. We want to provide places for them to shop, to eat, to enjoy. We have a beautiful park: Maria (Sutherland, project manager for the city) has done an awesome job of landscaping. The Tuesday session was attended by 45 people representing a wide range of interests. Besides Miller, the group included several other city officials: Deputy Mayor Brenda Gray and Councilman Terry Heston. Also present were members of the Historical Society of Avon Park, which co-hosted the event; CRAadvisory board members, South Florida Community College, the Avon Park Air Force Range and a sizable number of retirees. The history-oriented program featured Jim Deal, board member of the historical society and Depot Museum volunteer, presenting a PowerPoint program on Avon Park buildings, then and now. But the highlight of the afternoon was the inaugural walking tour of Main Street and the Mall, with Deal conducting the tour. The tour received rave reviews. Colleen Kimball, a year-round resident of Reflections on Silver Lake since 1993, said she loves Avon Park. I go to church here and always wanted to see all the buildings, but if you drive through, you cant see anything. You have to get out and walk to see the buildings. So many have been redone, theyre beautiful. Pam Fafeita, activities director at Reflections, said she had seen the event advertised and it sounded interesting. I wanted to know about Avon Parks history so I could promote it to our residents. We have people from all over the United State and Canada. They want to know about Avon Park. Right now, theres no way of knowing. Fafeitas comments were in line with those of Miller: Wed like to invite mobile home park residents to the Community Center for a program and then take a walking tour of the historic buildings, then go to local restaurants for lunch, adding that tours can be self-guided or conducted by historical society members. Casey Wohl, of Grey Dog Communications and Marketing Consultant to the Avon Park CRAMain Street Advisory Board, said that a lot of visitors to Avon Park say, This is a nice place; now, whats there to do? An historic tour is an opportunity to learn about the community and it gives people that something to do. Continued from page 1A News-Sun photo by LARRYLEVEY Jim Deal, left, from the Depot Museum of the Historical Society of Avon Park, shares some local history during the walking tour. The group stopped for a minute at Auto Options on Main Street, the original location of Wells Motor Co. Walking tour of AP a hit People like to travel and search out history What better way than to have a tour for them? It lets people know what we have.PAULMILLER city council member ties and flaws in an operating system, identify them and make corrections. Hutchison said that the five student team consisting of Sam Christian, Jorje Vicens, Javaughn Wells, Daniel Washington under the leadership of Cadet John Heiring, won the most recent competition and will move on to the next level of the national competition. Galloway is proud of the teams performance and is looking forward to round two of the competition. We got 70 percent, which is pretty good. We were in the top 123 out of 600. The next round involves two computers so it will make things more complicated, Galloway said. Still Galloway is confident in the teams ability to perform. The APHS JROTC Cyber Patriot team will jump back into action on Dec. 2 for round two of the national competition. This weekend, the open division will compete from lunch until early evening for a chance to advance to regional and nationals. The combined scores of round one and round two will determine which teams advance to round three in late January. Continued from page 2A Courtesy photoAvon Park High School JROTC Cyber Patriot team work together during the first round of competition. The five student team will get back in action on December 2 in hopes of advancing to the third round of the national competition. Cyber Patriot team from APHSadvances to next round Associated PressWASHINGTON Herman Cain is defending himself anew and without evidence blaming presidential rival Rick Perrys campaign of being behind the disclosure of years-old sexual harassment allegations against him. Cain is pressing forward, even as a third woman says she considered filing a complaint against him over sexually suggestive remarks and gestures. That is the DC culture: Guilty until proven innocent, Cain told Ginni Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, in an interview published Thursday on The Daily Caller website. As the allegations rocked his campaign for the fourth day, the Georgia businessmans team intensified its claim that Perrys advisers or allies were the source of the initial story in Politico on Sunday night. It disclosed that the National Restaurant Association had reached financial settlements with two former employees who complained the Cain had engaged in sexually inappropriate behavior while head of the trade group in the 1990s. Perry, himself, denied that he and his campaign were involved in anyway. We found out about the allegations against Mr. Cain the same time everybody else did, Perry told the Red State blog. APerry aide suggested that Mitt Romneys campaign was behind it, asserting ties between Romneys campaign backers, Cain and the trade group without providing evidence of any involvement. The Romney campaign said it had nothing to do with the disclosures. Cain blames media, Perry for furor

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C M Y K trations, and the police department, are considering or already putting into place. Williams said it is important that each situation is investigated thoroughly and dealt with in a proper manner. Each student, he said, is somebodys child. Parents need to respect the investigation process, some answers dont come quickly. On the other hand, Williams admitted there was a breakdown in communication between the school and parents Oct. 25 and 27. He agreed Improvements had to be made, because parents have a need for and deserve information. During a lockdown in the future, he said, communication will be redirected through the district office. Williams reminded parents communicating openly during a crisis has risks. Facts have to be established to avoid bad information or incendiary rumors. That takes time. There is also the danger of tactical information falling into the wrong hands. In other words, too much information made public too soon may do more harm than good. Williams and Avon Park Public Safety Director Lt. John King assured parents they are listening to and investigating every rumor reported. They would not confirm that the Oct. 25 fight was gang related. Again Williams reminded the audience to look at the positive, which far outweighs the bad. These are good kids, Williams said. They have high expectations and aspirations. They want to be successful. I have told them to recommit to talking about Spanish, social studies, English, and math. I dont want them to be talking about Johnny said that and Suzy said this. Continued from page 1A www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 7A CHICANES; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 11/4,6; 00013560 Zeno's Italian Restaurant P; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013563 WILKES, W. ROY (P.A.); 5.542"; 4"; Black; main A; 00013571 and then shared the coordinates with an online community, with one simple rule take something, leave something. Afew days later, a couple of readers located Ulmers container and shared the experience online and the rest is history. The idea spread quickly throughout the region and eventually throughout the world, with more than 5 million geocachers worldwide today. The state of Florida jumped into the craze in 2001. The first cache is still hidden and in play today. The geocaching community is filled with avid players, including local Sarah Straub. Known in the geocaching community as Rabid Duck, Straub has been geocaching for several years. I first got started down in the Keys. I was working at this state park there and kept noticing all these people with GPSs. One day I just asked What are you guys doing with those? and they told me all about it, Straub said. That was in 2006. Straub quickly became enveloped in the sport, not only seeking the caches but placing them. Straub travels around the state looking for caches and placing new ones where she can. Ive found 120 and Ive hid 70. Im not a big numbers person. Alot of people do it to see how many they can find. There are some people who have found thousands. I just enjoy the sport and being outdoors, said Straub. It is a very diverse activity and people of all ages participate in geocaching and some even make an event of the sport. Alot of people, when they drive down here for the winter will plan their drive around geocaching. They have something to do the whole trip, Straub said. The added convenience of modern day technology allows geocaching to be that much more enjoyable. While GPS devices once started out quite expensive, the average price for a hand-held is currently around $100. The vast majority of geocachers also use whats already in their pockets for searching as smartphones come with GPS utilities and a geocaching GPS application is available for download. You can download the app on your smartphone and it tells you where to find the caches, Straub said. Geocaching is a sport built for every level enthusiast. There are different levels of difficulty as well as different levels of terrain where the caches are located. Caches can be hidden near stores, schools, forests and even in a swamp. The most difficult one Ive had to locate was in a swamp. Every time Id get up out of the water there would be an alligator sitting on the bank. It can get very difficult as far as terrain, and people can put them in some difficult locations. There is one on top of Mt. Everest, Straub said. The five-star system allows players to know the difficulty level before going after a cache. Geocachers keep everyone in mind when planting caches; level 1 to 1.5 are all handicapped assessable caches. Everyone is able to participate in this sport, Straub said. The growing community of players brings not only a camaraderie but a world all its on. The lingo spoken within geocaching would sound foreign to someone passing a seeker on the street and many players like it that way. Alot of people want to keep it underground but it is really all about openness. This sport opens your eyes to the world around you. You see places youve seen so many times before but you see it like new. You get to go to all these cool new cities and towns and visit these interesting restaurants and places that the locals dont really see. Its eye opening, said Straub. Straub is doing her part to inform the masses of her favorite hobby. Each month a meet and greet is held for interested players. One of Straubs favorite caches is hidden in Highlands Hammock; she boasts about the tricky positioning of cache but marvels in the beauty of the location. The Hike and Seek event on Saturday is free to the public, however there is an entrance fee into Highlands Hammock State Park ($4 for single occupant vehicle, $6 up to eight occupants). There is no registration or sign-up for the event. Friday night will provide a campfire and night caches beginning at 7:30 p.m. and a meet and greet beginning at 8 p.m. For more information regarding the Hike and Seek event, visit www.floridastateparks.org/ highlandshammock/ and click on the events tab followed by the 26th Annual CCC Festival. Visit www.geocaching.com for more information on the sport. Continued from page 1A Treasure hunting goes high-tech in geocaching Williams explained the fight, which at one point involved about 50 students, erupted between two students whose personal feud had been simmering since September. The students were separated and sent to class, he said, but instead of going to class, it was like a match got lit on a stack of dry kindling. First the two feuding students began to fight, and suddenly other students joined in. Williams added he was proud of how the school staff separated the original fighters and began to sort the other students out. The police department was called as a precaution. Williams said at the same time many students were calling their parents, and many of those parents began to arrive. For a time the campus was a mess of confusion, but the staff and the police officers had things under control within 30 minutes. By that time, Williams said, anyone arriving on the scene would have seen a row of police cars, a handful of adults on campus, the bell ringing and the students moving on to their next class. Williams told the parents Tuesday night that he gathered his team at the end of that day, asking them to think about what had happened and be ready to discuss the incident. The school administration also consulted with district administration, the police department, and reached out to local ministers and the local NAACP. Williams met with the student body on Oct. 26 and told them he expected better from them, pointing out the consequence of making bad choices. Williams was delivering a report to district administrators Thursday when he got a phone call that a gun had been found on campus. He left immediately for the school, learning the gun was a BB pistol on his way. He arrived to find the school in a lockdown called by Lt. John King, Avon Parks public safety director, who followed established procedure. At that point, Williams said, we are taking care of kids and taking care of teachers. What happens? The miracle of communication. Students are calling parents. Parents are showing at the gates. Now remember, the students are locked down, they have no idea whats going on in the rooms next to them. Students are talking to each other via text, they are talking to you (the parents). The next time we look up we have 20-30 parents at the gate, he said, admitting there were also some radio communication problems between staff members on campus. Williams said he went immediately to speak to the student who had brought the gun, describing him as a scared kid. In fact, the student was absent from school the day of the fight. The school administration continues to get reports of possible problems, Williams said, but it will keep meeting daily until it can turn off the rumor mill, these false threats, these false stories that are creating this very sensationalistic response from so many people. We are working to get back to normal. If we have to work harder and work longer, thats what were going to do. He added there will be increased security at this weeks homecoming festivities, which begin at 6 p.m. The parade is moved from Main Street into the Joe Franza Stadium where there is more security. The floats will be driven around the track at the football field and park in the end zones. The homecoming king and queen will be announced at halftime. We dont think there will be a concern, but were not going to take a chance, Williams said. Continued from page 1A APHSprincipal discusses incidents Good things happening at APHS, too We are working to get back to normal. It we have to work harder and work long, thats what were going to do.TEALYWILLIAMS APHS principal The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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HILTON, Missionary and ROBERT E. HILTON, SR., a/k/a Robert Elliott Hilton a/k/a Robert Elliot Hilton, Individually and Lillie M. Hilton, a/k/a Lillie Mae Hilton, Individually, and FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY, LLC, a foreign Limited Liability Company Defendant(s) 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 situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: The South Half of Lot 4 and the East 20 feet of the South Half of Lot 5; and, the West 100 feet of the South 85 feet of Lot 5, Block 9, TOWN OF AVON PARK, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 58, Public Records of DeSoto County, of which Highlands County was formerly a part. Lying in Section 22, Township 33 South, Range 28 East. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Ave., Highlands County Courthouse, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 30th day of November, A.D. 2011. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 2nd day of November, A.D. 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Cler k November 4, 11, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #: GCS 11-246 CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, Deceased Plaintiff(s), vs. AMILCAR JUARBE, a/k/a Amilcar Juarbe Morales, and NATALI JUARBE, Defendant(s) 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 situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lots 7, 8, 9, 10, Block A, WEST AVON PARK-MAHAN SYNDICATE, and that portion of Closed Herrick Street contiguous to said property; LESS SR 64 Right-of-Way, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 68A, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Ave., Highlands County Courthouse, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 23rd day of November, A.D. 2011. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 31st day of October, A.D. 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk November 4, 11, 2011 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued out of the County Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit In and for Highlands County, Florida, on the 25th day of August, 2011, in the cause wherein OHRT'S MOBILE VILLAGE, INC., is Plaintiff, and STONE REOLI, is Defendant, being Case No. 11-77CCS in the said Court, I, Susan Benton, Sheriff of Highlands County, Florida, have levied upon all of the Defendant, STONE REOLI's, right, title and interest in and to the following described PERSONAL property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: MOBILE HOME LOCATED AT OHRT'S MOBILE VILLAGE, 1722 JIM LANE, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS A 1971 MOBILE HOME, IDENTIFICATION NUMBER F2023, TITLE NUMBER 4369061, 52' WITH A CARPORT. WHITE IN COLOR, ALSO INCLUDING FURNITURE AND FURNISHINGS. and on the 6th day of December, 2011, at OHRT'S MOBILE VILLAGE, 1722 Jim Lane, in the City of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, at the hour of 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, I will offer for sale all of the said defendant, STONE REOLI's, right, title and interest in the aforesaid property at public outcry and will sell the same, subject to all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. Dated this, October 25, 2011 SUSAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Deputy Kevin Awbrey DEPUTY SHERIFF In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TTD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Services. November 4, 11, 18, 25, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-445 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF DEBORAH LEOTA HEARN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DEBORAH LEOTA HEARN, deceased, whose date of death was September 25, 2008, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 2, 2011. Personal Representative: Dawn Leota Alexander Langston 12078 Arbor Lake Drive Jacksonville, FL 32225-3681 Attorney for Personal Representative: Dan W. Armstrong Attorney for Dawn Leota Alexander Langston Florida Bar No. 506613 Law Offices of Dan W. Armstrong, P.A. P.O. Box 1535 Ponte Vedra Beach, FL 32004-1535 Telephone: (904)280-0058 Fax: (904)280-0109 November 4, 11, 2011 1050Legals IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-547 CCS EMARK CORPORATION, a Florida corporation d/b/a LAKEVIEW MOBILE COURT Plaintiff vs. GEORGE F. ZIMMER, deceased, and JEANNE Z. WALSH, deceased, et al, Defendants AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO: George F. Zimmer Jeanne Z. Walsh Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a claim of lien for unpaid rent on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: 1966 PRES Mobile Home, bearing Title #2189995, ID#F5012CM144, and all personal property located in the home at 2109 Oceanview Street, Sebring, FL 33870, or at the mobile home park has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on E. MARK BREED III, of BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 325 North Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, on or before November 30, 2011, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated this 1st day of November, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE (SEAL) As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Cyndi Dassinger Deputy Clerk ``In accordance with the American With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of Courts office at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3701, Telephone 863-402-6566 not later that seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired (TDD) 1-800-9771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, Via Florida Relay Service.'' November 4, 11, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 11000505GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plantiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS AND OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF VIVIAN L. GRAYHEK, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF VIVIAN GRAYHEK AKA VIVIAN L. GRAYHEK LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 113 Crestivew Terrace, Lake Placid, FL 33852 CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN UNKNOWN HEIRS AND OR BENEFICIARIES OF THE ESTATE OF VIVIAN L. GRAYHEK LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UKNOWN CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 42, BLOCK A, TOMOKA HEIGHTS SECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGE 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before November 29, 2011 a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863) 534-4686, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the Court this 21st day of October, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk October 28; November 4, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11000048GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. JIMMIE L. GRABACH A/K/A JIMMY GRABACH A/K/A JIMMIE L. GRABACH A/K/A JIM L. GRABACH, ET AL Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): JIMMIE L. GRABACH A/K/A JIMMY GRABACH A/K/A JIMMIE L. GRABACH A/K/A JIM L. GRABACH (LAST KNOWN ADDRESS) 28771 RIVER ROAD, 400, MADERA, CA 93636 DEAMA GRABACH A/K/A DEAMA A. GRABACH (LAST KNOWN ADDRESS) 28771 RIVER ROAD, 400, MADERA, CA 93636 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 28, OAK ISLAND, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 45, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address: 139 Deanna Drive, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Moskowitz, Mandell. Salim & Simowitz, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 800 Corporate Drive, Suite 500, Fort Lauderdale, FLORIDA 33334 on or before November 29, 2011, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone No. (941)534-4690 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 20th day of October, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk October 28; November 4, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-617 GCS SECTION NO. MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION, F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. JUDY J. CRAWFORD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUDY J. CRAWFORD; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose on the following real property in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 17, BLOCK 5, REPLAT OF LORIDA HEIGHTS, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 48, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ADDRESS: 1848 ELDER DRIVE, LORIDA, FL 33857 has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, Highlands County, Florida, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to the Complaint, if any, to Gregory A. Sanoba, Esq., 422 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801, on or before November 29, 2011, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATE: October 18, 2011. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk October 28; November 4, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-972-FCS IN THE MATTER OF THE ADOPTION OF ALEXSIS JO-LICIA HELMS Adoptee AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOHN EDWARD GREEN 26 Ridgeway Road Kingston 19 Jamaica, W.I. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights Pending Adoption and Petition for Adoption has been filed and you are required to serve a copy of your answer or pleading of the petition to the Petitioner's attorney, TED A. LASSEIGNE, Post Office Box 2238, Haines City, Florida 33845-2238, and file the original answer or pleading in the office of the Clerk of the Circuit Court on or before November 17, 2011. If you fail to do so, judgment for adoption and for other relief prayed for in the Petition may be granted by default. ``If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at 863-534-4690 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the schedule appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.'' DONE AND ORDERED at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 17th day of October, 2011. (COURT SEAL) ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo /s/ Ted A. Lasseigne Post Office Box 2238 Haines City, Florida 33845-2238 Telephone No. 863-422-2216 Florida Bar No. 0163202 Attorney for Petitioner October 21, 28; November 4, 11, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-435 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF JOHN EMMERT Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of JOHN EMMERT, deceased, File Number PC 11-435, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was January 3, 2010; that the total value of the estate is $15,000.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address John David Emmert 7528 E. Lobo, Mesa, Arizona 85208 Deborah Wiegele 620 NW Pollard Ave., Apt. B; Lawton, OK 73505 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is October 28, 2011. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Adam Estes 31 Mansfield Ave. Mt. Vernon, Ohio 43050 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863)453-4457 October 28; November 4, 2011 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 11-460 IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES M. McDONALD, SR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of JAMES M. McDONALD, SR., deceased, File Number PC 11-460, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was June 20, 2011; that the total value of the estate is $61,600.00, and the value of exempt homestead real property is $272,605.00. The names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: EXEMPT HOMESTEAD REAL PROPERTY: JAMES M. McDONALD, JR. 8212 E. Cortez Dr. Scottsdale, AZ 85260 and JOHN RODDY McDONALD 2805 Westmoreland Drive Nashville, TN 37212 Each as to an undivided one-half interest in: Southerly Half of Lot 5, Block 93, of the Original Town of Sebring per Plat Book 1, Page 3, of the Public Records of Desoto County, of which Highlands County was formerly a part. Total Value: $272,000.00 EXEMPT PROPERTY: Each as to a one-half interest: 2006 Nissan Pathfinder, valued at $14,561.00 NONEXEMPT ASSETS: JAMES M. McDONALD, JR. 8212 E. Cortez Drive Scottsdale, AZ 85260 and JOHN RODDY McDONALD 2805 Westmoreland Drive Nashville, TN 37212 Each as to a one-half interest: Wells Fargo Accounts ending #6765, 6817, 2838 $32,000.00 Highlands Independent Bank Account #001460914-1 $6,400.00 Invesco Allocation Fund #2500071714 $23,200.00 United States Air Force Retirement Benefit $3,500.00 +/Total $61,500.00 ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE NOTIFIED THAT: 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 THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODES WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is November 4, 2011. Person Giving Notice /s/ James M. McDonald, Jr. Attorney for Person Giving Notice /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 November 4, 11, 2011 1050Legals 1050Legals 1050Legals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Classified ads get fast results

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 9A Contact UsBy Phone(863) 385-6155By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 6.40 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 6.40, Assessment of Employees. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: Evaluation of instructional personnel and school administrators shall include indicators of student learning growth. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41, 101.22, 1012.23, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 6.37 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 6.37, Suspension and Dismissal. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: The petition for suspension or dismissal of an employee shall notify the employee that in the event a written request for a hearing is not received by the Superintendent within fifteen (15) days after receipt of said notice if the employee is under annual or professional service contract or thirty (30) days after receipt of said notice if the individual under continuing contract, that the employee waives his/her right to a hearing. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41, 101.22, 1012.23, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 6.18 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 6.18, Contracts: Instructional and Administrative Personnel. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: A. Contracts with Instructional Staff 1. Each member of the instructional staff shall receive a contract in accordance with the provisions of law. The contracts shall be in accordance with the duly adopted salary schedules of the Board and shall be for a definite term of service. A signed copy shall be retained in the District Administrative Office. 2. A probationary contract for one (1) school year shall be awarded upon initial employment in the District regardless of previous employment in the District, in another district or in another state. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41, 101.22, 1012.23, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 5.341 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 5.341, Use of Time Out, Seclusion and Physical Restraint for Students with Disabilities. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: The Superintendent shall develop procedures for a plan reducing the use of restraint and seclusion. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41 and 1001.42, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 1050Legals NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF NEW SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 5.18 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is creating new Rule 5.18, Children of Military Families. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed new rule is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed new rule is as follows: The District shall recognize the provisions of the Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunities for Military Children and shall address the educational transition issues faced by military families. Assistance to children to military families, as defined in the Compact, shall include but not be limited to: Enrollment; Educational records; Placement; Attendance; and Graduation. The Superintendent shall develop procedures to assist students who are children of military families and to remove barriers to educational success. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41 and 1001.42, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 4.71 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 4.71, Participation of Home Education and Private School Students in Extracurricular Activities. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: A private school student is eligible to participate in an interscholastic or intrascholastic sport at a public high school, a public middle school or a six (6) through twelve (12) public school that is zoned for the physical address at which the student resides provided the student meets all Florida Statutes, requirements and rules established by the School Board, and FHSAA bylaws. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41 and 1001.42, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 3.701 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 3.701, Visitor Identification Measure. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: The Superintendent shall develop guidelines to allow persons convicted of certain crimes as defined in Section 856.022, F.S., to visit a school campus or event under specific circumstances. The individual must request approval prior to the activity. If approved to be on campus or at a school event, the individual shall be under the supervision of a designated staff member at all times. The specific legal authority includes Section 1001.42, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #: GC 10-1347 CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, Deceased Plaintiff(s), vs. JOHN C. DEAN, and STATE OF FLORIDA, Department of Revenue Defendant(s) 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 situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 572, of SEBRING RIDGE SECTION B, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 46, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Ave., Highlands County Courthouse, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 30th day of November, A.D. 2011. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 2nd day of November, A.D. 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk November 4, 11, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #: GC 10-1346 CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, Deceased Plaintiff(s), vs. JOHN C. DEAN, a single man, and STATE OF FLORIDA, Department of Revenue Defendant(s) 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 situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 15, in Block 3, of ERIN PARK, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 77, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Ave., Highlands County Courthouse, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 30th day of November, A.D. 2011. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Honorable Court, this 2nd day of November, A.D. 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk November 4, 11, 2011 1050Legals

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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 11-660-GCS ROBERT H. HOFFMAN and FREDA L. HOFFMAN, Plaintiffs,vs.ESTATE OF JAMES D. ROGERS; CHERYL ROGERS; MANDY CARLISLE; MICHELLE ROGERS NICKERSON; JAMES D. ROGERS, JR.; et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SUIT PROPERTY TO: ESTATE OF JAMES D. ROGERS, or any other party claiming by, through, under or against it. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action foreclose on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 2, Block 1, of RE-PLAT OF PORTION OF FISHER'S SUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 78, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to Thomas J. Wohl, Swaine & Harris, P.A., 425 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, the Plaintiffs' attorney, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled court on or before November 29, 2011; otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 19th day of October, 2011. ROBERT "BOB" GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT (SEAL) BY: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-4690, within two (2) working days of your receipt of this Notice of Hearing; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. October 28; November 4, 11, 18, 2011 NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 8.60 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 8.60, Telecommunication Plan and Electronic Communication Use. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: Sexting is prohibited. All acts of alleged sexting shall be reported to the appropriate legal authority. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41 and 1001.42, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 7.10 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 7.10, School Budget System. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: Fund balances shall be classified and reported in accordance with the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) Statement Number 54, Fund Balance Reporting and Governmental Fund Type Definitions. The tentative budget, the adopted budget, and any amended budget(s) shall be posted on the Districts official website as required by law. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41 and 1001.42, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011 NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER DEVELOPMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 6.91 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE is hereby given that the School Board of Highlands County is amending Rule 6.91, Salary Schedules. The Board will discuss/approve future plans to develop the rule at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, December 13, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. If requested by an affected person in writing within 14 days of the date of this notice, a rule development workshop will be noticed in a local newspaper. The request must be submitted to Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 School Street, Sebring, FL 33870. The purpose and effect of the proposed amendment is to make changes to the policy in accordance with requirements set forth in recent Florida legislation. A summary of the proposed amendment is as follows: All salary schedules and their implementation shall comply with the requirements of Florida Statutes. The specific legal authority includes Sections 1001.41, 101.22, 1012.23, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office, George Douglass Administration Building (Attn. Connie Scobey), 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, BY: Wally Cox Superintendent & ex officio secretary November 4, 2011NOTICE OF SALE: AA Storage of Highlands County @ 3214 Spinks Road, Sebring, will hold a sale of your personal belongings for non-payment of rent after November 11, 2011. Name and unit numbers are as follows: VANESSA BARRETT Unit #35 RONALD SCHNURSTEIN Unit #44 LINDA STAFFORD Unit #54 JESSICA JONES Unit #89 November 4, 11, 2011 1050LegalsDUMMY 09 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00011623

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 11A 9000 Transportation1992 PONTOONBOAT, 17 foot Sylvan with trolling motor, bait well, fish finder and 35hp. Call 863-385-2927 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesHARVEST HOME CRAFT FESTIVAL Saturday, Nov. 5th 8 a.m. To 1 p.m. EMMANUEL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST 3115 Hope St., Sebring 1.8 mi. west of Hwy 27 on Hammock Road Christmas items, baked goods, jewelry, candy, raffles, silent auction and more! Coffee and donuts; brunch, Don't miss it! 863-471-1999 7460Crafts & BazaarsLAWN MOWER/ CRAFTSMAN rear drive, 22inch cut, self propelled, 6.75 hp. 2 years old. $150 obo 863-385-3118 7400Lawn & GardenVENUS -TOOLS & EQUIPMENT SALE! Sat. Nov. 5th, 8:30 am 3:30 pm. Next to Venus Methodist Church. 1) John Deere LUC power unit, belted to Lincoln welder, 180 amps DC mounted on all steel work table, 5'X11' on 15" tires & wheels, wt. 1400 lbs. 2) Hobart cutting torch, oxy-acet tanks. 3) Welder, Lincoln, 180 amp DC on 2cyl. Wisconsin engine, 50' cables on wheels. 4) Dewalt 14" cut off saw. 5) Drill press, 3/4 chuck, 1hp motor. 6) Generator, 3500 watt, Briggs & Stratton engine. 7) Shop fan, 24" on wheels. 8) Lawn tractor, 18 hp with trailer and 4 seats. 9) Yard crane with 1400 lb. winch. 10) Electric Tools 7" angle grinder, 2 1/2 hp 7" saw, 14" chain saw, 1/2" impact wrench. 3/8" drill motor, 10 amp battery charger, hammers, chisels, screwdrivers, socket wrenches. clamps, jack stands and the list goes on & on. Owner Floyd Rider 863-465-4431. THE WAYChurch Yard Sale. Friday Nov. 4th and Saturday Nov. 5th. 7 am to 8 pm. 1005 N. Ridgewood. Variety of items, large sale, everything from books to clothing. SEBRING YARDSALE in Spring Lake, 6108 Bay Lane. Saturday & Sunday, Nov. 5 & 6 from 7am-2pm. Toys, electronics, misc. SEBRING YARDSale Sat. Nov. 5 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lots Misc. 707 Garland Ave. SEBRING THUR.Fri. & Sat. 8 3pm. 312 Brighton Rd. Furn., golf equip., kitchenware, tools, bells, lamps, comforters, old collectibles, records, cameras, Underwood typewriter & misc. SEBRING HILLS2 FAMILY SALE! 308 Cardinal Ave, Fri & Sat Nov 4 & 5, 7am ? Furniture, & Many Items. SEBRING FRI.SUN. 8 ? 1310 Kerry Dr. Awakening Youth Fundraiser. Clothes, dishes & misc. SEBRING FRI.Sat. Nov. 4th & 5th. 7-? 4125 Kearly Ave. Furn., Antiques, Tonka toys, Wicker, Blue & Depression glass, sports, tools, fishing, locks, lamps, pictures, pottery, silver, kitchen, clothes, household, jewelry, & misc. SEBRING FRI.SAT. 8 ? 211 Wren Ave. Pool table & many household items. SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! Indoor 3015 Spinks Rd. 1 bock off Kenilworth & Lakeview. Watch for Signs. Sat. Nov 5th, 7Am 12PM. SEBRING -FAMILY SALE! 1920 Brunns Rd. lot 55 at Sebring Garden R.V. Fri & Sat, Nov. 4 & 5, 8:30 am 3pm. Kitchen ware, sm. appliances, household items, tools, clothing sizes M-XXX. AVON PARK3015 N Lowell Rd, Thur & Fri, Nov 4 & 5, 7am ? Clothing, fabric, small appliances, puzzles, household items and Much More! 7320Garage &Yard Sales SEBRING ESTATE SALE! Fri & Sat Nov. 4 & 5 8am 4pm. 4020 Leaf Ave (US27 to Hammock Rd. to Lakewood Rd. L to Golfview Rd. R to Leaf Ave.) Hard maple china cabinet, dbl bed frame, armoire, dresser, match tables. Turn of the Century curio cabinet, adjustable bed, W & D, Fostoria, Pink Depression, RS Prussia chocolate pot, Northwood, Norritake, Haviland, Stoneware & Corelle dishes. Royal, Nippon, Nishiki vase, WWII stuff, flatware, safes, pocket watch, cook books, hand tools, shed items. Lots More! *Rain or Shine* Donna Collins Estate Sales www.estatesales.net SEBRING -1310 S. Canal Blvd. Fri & Sat, Nov 4 & 5, 9am 5pm. Arts & Crafts, antiques, doll collection, deep fryer, riding lawn mower and Much More! SEBRING -*CAVA HILLS AREA* Multi Famly Sale! 6609 Old Oak Ave. Thur-Fri-Sat, Nov. 3-4-5, 9am 4pm. Furn., Small appliances, Cookbooks, Collectibles, Linens, Dishes, Glassware, Household items, Pictures, Paula Young wigs. Too Much To List!! LORIDA -Church of God of Prophecy 1808 US HWY 98 Fri & Sat 8am-? Sat. 11am serving BBQ Ribs & chicken plus swamp cabbage. Baked goods, homemade jellies, Knick Knacks & misc. Much More! HUGE FLEAMARKET Woman's Club of Sebring, 4260 Lakeview Dr, Fri & Sat, Nov. 4th & 5th, 8am-12pm. Patio set, furniture, household items, crafts, small appliances, clothing, jewelry, bake sale items, etc. Something For Everyone! For information, phone 382-0706. AVON PARKFri. Sat. 1206 Seamans St. 2 Family. Something for Everyone! Clothes, books, puzzles, household & more. AVON PARKESTATE SALE Antiques, jewelry, tools, some furniture, misc. items. Fri.-Sat. Nov. 4 & 5, 8am-? 113 E. Wolf Street. A.P. -AVON PARK LAKES 2 Family Yard Sale Friday, Saturday, Sunday November 4-6. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Some pink depression glass and many items to numerous to mention. Location 1944 N. Highlands Blvd. ** YOURTREASURERS AWAIT!** SEBRING Multi Family Sat Nov 5, FIVE Yard Sales in One Location! 728 Taseschee Dr. 7am-1pm. Home decor, baby items, furniture, books, clothing & Much More!! 7320Garage &Yard Sales RUG 11X13$50. 863-382-7130. NORDIC TRACK$50. 863-382-7130 HOOVER STEAMVAC $50. 863-382-7130 HAWAIIAN "MU MU" & MAN'S XL MATCHING SHIRT. $25 CALL 863-452-0903 FISHING EQUIPMENTNew Jarvis Walker Rod & Reel, 6'6". 4 for $75 Call 863-655-1953 EXTENSION LADDER8foot aluminum. $10. Call 863-452-0903 3 ATTACHMENTSfor Rybie 30cc line Trimmer curved shaft. Trimmer, Bagger & edger. All work excellent. $50. 863-402-2285 10" DELTAPOWER Miter Saw, older model, but works excellent. Blade just sharpened. $30 863-402-2285 7310Bargain BuysWHITE WICKERoutdoor set, 2 loveseats, 4 chairs cushions on all, 2 coffee tables, perfect condition. Cost $800, sell $200. Call after 6pm 863-453-8212. 7300Miscellaneous SEBRING -3406 Howze Ave. Rocking love seat, trundle bed w/ mattresses, wood table & 4 chairs, tools, tool boxes, socket set, Misc. household items. Call 863-385-3942 FLOWERED SOFAby Thomasville $350. Rainbow vac $200. Maple dry sink $150. 863-382-7130. 7300MiscellaneousSOFAS (2)Thomasville / Leather / Beige. Good condition $135 each or both for $235. Call 863-471-9818 7180FurnitureCHRISTMAS! VILLAGES!Villages! Villages! Variety. $20. Only serious collectors need to call 863-699-2887. 7060Antiques -Collectible 7000 MerchandiseLAKE PLACIDBAY w/ Bathroom & Office, w/roll up door. 30' x 30'. $300 per/mo.. Call Craig 239-848-7839. 6750Commercial RentalROOMMATE WANTED.Processional to share 3/2 in Gulf Community w/pool. Call 863-991-5159 6450Roommates Wanted SEBRING 2blocks from Veteran's Beach. 3/2, garage & carport. Front screened porch. Fenced in Back Yard. Beautiful Area! $815 per mo. + 1st & Sec. 863-835-1787 or 863-414-0942 SEBRING -LAKEWOOD AREA 2 BR/, 2BA/ Villa. New Wood Floors, screened rear porch, utility room. Small pet ok, fenced yard. $595 mo./ $500 sec,/1 yr lease 863-835-1196 LAKE PLACID2/1 Behind Wendy's. Recently remodeled. Available Nov. 1st. $550 + $25 for water. $500 Security. Call 863-465-1354 AVON PARK2/1 In the Manoers. $400 per mo. Nice! Call 717-602-6612 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Furnished 1/1, appliances, A/C. $550/mo. + $500 security. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses AVON PARKLEMONTREE APTS 1BR $495 mo. + $200 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Call Alan 386-503-8953 AVON PARKApartment with Balcony Overlooking Lake Verona and City Park 100 E. Main St. Laundry Facilities. SPECIAL : $325/mo. 863-453-8598 AVON PARK** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware Ave. 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 6200UnfurnishedApartments SEBRING QUIET,cozy 1& 2 Bedroom. $500-$575 + deposit, water included. Close to the Palms & Downtown Sebring. Call 863-257-4406 SEBRING LARGE1br/1ba. Water, garbage & sewer paid. Furnished. No pets. $450/mo. + $350/deposit. Call 863-382-8658 SEBRING 2/1 DUPLEX In Sebring Ridge/Crossings. Quiet dead end street. $500 per mo. Call RENTED!!!!! LAKE PLACIDPlacid Lakes, Unfurnished 2BR, 2BA. $450/mo. + 1st. mo. & security. 863-699-0897 or 863-840-2013 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals VENUS -New 4BR, 2BA (jacuzzi in master BA ) A/C, tile, W/D, porch, w/option of 20 acres. 8 horse barn, privacy fence, 1 block from Hwy 27. 731 CR 201. 786-370-2778 LAKE PLACIDDW Mobile Home 2BR/ 2BA, Central A/C and heat. Screened porch, Carport. W/D hook up. Large lawn, quiet area. No pets. $500/mo. 863-840-0494 or 863-465-1451 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent PALM HARBORHomes Has 3 Modular Homes Available at Huge Savings Over 40K off 800-622-2832 PALM HARBORHOMES Factory Direct Sale 15K 25K Off Models 800-622-2832 ext 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesATTENTION: CASH for your Home, Duplex, Apartment, Commercial Property. Rapid Closing, "As Is Condition. 863-441-2689 STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL 4320Real Estate WantedLAKE PLACID2/2 on corner lot. Water Access. Lots of tile. Cathedral Ceilings in living & dining area. Assoc. fees only $30 monthly. Boat space rental only $10 monthly. $129,900 Call 772-321-4984 4100Homes for SaleLake Placid 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial WORKING ASSISTANTMANAGER needed at Lakeshore Car Wash in Sebring. Must be able to work weekends. Car wash experience preferred. Need good people skills. fax resume to 863-324-5669 or email: nwhitaker@hmgfl.com SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time office position Must be willing to travel Cash handling experience a plus Fax Resumes to: 863-678-2170 SUBCONTRACTOR WANTED to sandblast & recoat large water tanks, Must be willing to travel within Florida. For more info Call 863-441-4680 SEEKING OUTSIDESALES REP FOR PUBLICATION. MUST BE SELF STARTER, MIN. 3 YEARS EXP. officetalent@yahoo.com fax 471-2565. REGISTERED NURSES.Hiring full time. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park 1213 Stratford Rd. RECEPTIONIST NEEDEDWeekends. Exp. preferred. Sat. & Sun and possible fill in during the week. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park 1213 W. Stratford Rd. RECEPTIONIST NEEDEDFT. Experience required. Accel & Word, Multi phone lines, fast pace environment. Apply in person Mon.Fri. Royal Care Of Avon Park 1213 W. Stratford Rd. PROGRAM ANALYST Full time position, responsible for reporting, database management, newsletter and website maintenance. Must have extensive computer experience with a high level of proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Corel. Excellent salary & benefit package. Submit resume to POB 1987, Sebring, Fl. 33871-1987 by 11/11/2011. EOE. ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE: First Baptist Church Sebring is seeking a practicing Christian with a heart for service to provide high-level administrative support to the Senior Pastor and Minister of Education through data compilation, preparation of statistical reports, database maintenance, handling of information requests, creation and distribution of monthly newsletter and performing clerical functions such as correspondence preparation, receiving visitors, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings. Please send resume to personnelfbc@gmail.com 2100Help Wanted CERTIFIED POLICEOFFICER City of Avon Park is accepting applications for a full time entry-level Police Officer. Minimum qualifications: HS diploma or GED; possess valid Florida driver's license, must have passed Florida Police Standards and Training and Florida CJST requirements at the time of hire. Starting salary is $29,786.27. Applications available at the City of Avon Park Police Department, 304 W. Pleasant Street, Avon Park, Fl. 33825 and must be accompanied with a copy of Florida driver's license. Return completed applications to City of Avon Park Police Department 304 W. Pleasant St. Avon Park. Applications close 5:00pm. on Friday, November 4, 2011. Police Officer's Exam to be given at 1:00pm. Wednesday November 9, 2011, at the City of Avon Park Community Center, 310 W. Main Street, Avon Park, Fl. Drug & Smoke -Freework place. EOE CASHIER -Part Time Needed at Lakeshore Car Wash in Sebring. MUST be able to work weekends. Fax resume to 863-324-5669 or email to: nwhitaker@hmgfl.com CAR WASHASSISTANT MANAGER needed at Lakeshore Car Wash in Sebring. MUST have car wash machine and maintenance skills to make repairs on equipment. MUST be able to work weekends. Need good people skills. Send resume to nwhitaker@hmgfl.com or fax to 863-324-5669 AVON PARKMDS, RN or LPN. Must have Medicare & Medicaid billing exp. Computer knowledge & time management skills. Apply in Person at Royal Care of Avon Park 1213 W Stratford Rd. ADVERTISING SALESASSISTANT We Are Expanding! We have a new position available, in Sebring Florida for a ADVERTISING SALES ASSISTANT Responsibilities: Scheduling client appointments. Maintaining advertising schedules. Client relations and assist Multi Media Account Executive. Salary + Commission. News Sun Send reply to 2227U S 27 South Sebring Fl. 33870 EOE ACCOUNTS RECEIVABLESPECIALIST Lykes Bros., Inc. Ranch Division, located in Brighton, has an immediate opening for an accountant/bookkeeper focused primarily on accounts receivable and statistical record keeping with other duties as assigned. Qualified applicant must possess experience in performing all functions relating to accounts receivable as well as having been exposed to all accounting cycles. Must be proficient in MS Excel, use of computerized accounting systems, reconciliation procedures, and written communications. Lykes Bros., Inc. offers competitive wages and a benefit package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and LTD insurance, 401(K) plus paid vacation and holidays. Applicants should e-mail their resume to loyda.rivera@lykesranch.com Lykes Bros., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Drug and Smoke Free Workplace, M/F/D/V. 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentTRIPLE A27 STORAGE 11011 Twitty Rd. Sebring Fl. 33876 863-386-4214. Intenet to sell unit contents: A8, Brent Hammons, A11 Valerie Clark, D1, Karen Smith, E3/P13, Thomas Johns, on or after 11/24/11. 1100Announcements IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11000652GCS TCM FLORIDA IX, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, Plaintiff, vs. FREEDOM LAND TRUST LLC, a foreign limited liability company, GEORGE A. BECKHAM, and GLENDA J. BECKHAM, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To Defendants: FREEDOM LAND TRUST, LLC, GEORGE A. BECKHAM and GLENDA J. BECKHAM, and all others whom it may concern, including all parties claiming interests by, through, under or against FREEDOM LAND TRUST, LLC, GEORGE A. BECKHAM and GLENDA J. BECKHAM and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described: FREEDOM LAND TRUST, LLC, GEORGE A. BECKHAM and GLENDA J. BECKHAM are hereby notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage lien on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: Lots 9 and 10 in Block 18, and Lot 3, Block 19, of Town of Avon Park, in Section 22, Township 33 South, Range 28 East, according to the official plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 58, of the Public Records of DeSoto County, Florida (of which Highlands County was formerly a part). Together with: 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML156); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML164); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML158); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML162); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML157); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML163); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML159); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML161); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML160); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML166); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT PT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML165); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2006 STWT PT (Serial Number 1S9BD35396TSPH073); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2004 STWT PT (Serial Number SPH0000001110GA04); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT (Serial Number 1F9BP41377GFML111); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 2007 FORT (Serial Number 1F9BP35377GFML178); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1981 HOME HS (Serial Number 0361613P); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1958 STAX HS (Serial Number S426286); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1972 VILG HS (Serial Number 11581); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1982 HOME HS (Serial Number 03610687R); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1987 WEST PT (Serial Number F2D36S1FLS15492GA); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1961 LIBE HS (Serial Number 32039); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1989 OAKW PT (Serial Number 1S9PT3528K1165350); Located at: 1003 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1959 VAGA HS (Serial Number GSM13539); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 1970 PKAV HS (Serial Number 19607); Located at: 1002 Locke Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 Claremont 1361M Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33904CM21 Claremont 1361M Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33923CM21 Claremont 1361M Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33924CM21 Claremont 1361M Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33925CM21 Claremont 1361M Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33926CM21 Claremont 1361M Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33927CM21 Claremont 1361M Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33928CM21 Claremont 1361M Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33929CM21 FWPM HS Single Wide Mobile Home Serial #FLFL870A33864CM21 1987 Oak Park Serial #1EF4L3420G7000150 1992 Flag Serial #1HPM10000078 1990 Park Serial #K910AS1985GA 2006 Stewart Park Serial #1S9BD41326TSPH071 1990 Vaca Serial #1V9200R20L1116165 has been filed against FREEDOM LAND TRUST, LLC, GEORGE A. BECKHAM and GLENDA J. BECKHAM. FREEDOM LAND TRUST, LLC, GEORGE A. BECKHAM and GLENDA J. BECKHAM are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Timothy J. Kiley, Esquire, Winderweedle, Haines, Ward & Woodman, P.A., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 390 N. Orange Avenue, Suite 1500, Orlando, Florida 32801, within 30 days after the first publication of this Notice, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorneys or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED this 18th day of October, 2011. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Annette E. Daff As Deputy Clerk November 4, 11, 2011 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of HELPING HANDS located at 1850 Lakeview Drive, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Lake Placid, Florida, this 1st day of November, 2011. Phoenyx Corp. Lynda Yates, Owner/President November 4, 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 LAKE PLACIDTomoka Heights Annual Rummage & Bake Sale, Sat. November 5, 8am-1pm at Clubhouse. Furn, Household Items, Yard Equipment, Jewelry, Christmas Decorations, manual Bingo cage, & LOTS MORE !! AVON PARK HOUSING 1X4 AD # 00013458 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00013455 RIDGE AREA ARC 1X3 AD # 00013556 NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThe start of the state volleyball playoffs sees the field cut in half, ending a lot of hopes and dreams in a hurry. Such was the case for both Lady Blue Streaks and Green Dragons as Wednesday nights regional contests marked the end of their seasons. On the road as district runner-ups, Sebring traveled to Tarpon Springs to face the Lady Spongers with Lake Placid in Tampa to face the ninth-ranked team in the nation, the Lady Buccaneers. You could use the excuse of having the long drive there, but we really just didnt come to play, Streak head coach Vanessa Sinness said. We didnt give ourselves a chance from the get go. Though the back line of defense did what it could as Bianca Nortelus, Madison Harris and Jordan Hinkle were praised by Sinness. (Tarpon Springs) had two really good hitters, a lot like Winter Haven, she said. We were digging the ball real well and our girls were all over the place. But with setting and hitting, we just didnt execute real well. For the strong season, overall, Sinness looked back with a practical eye. We did what we were expected to do, finished how we were supposed to, she said. But we didnt go above and beyond. We could have done more. Doing more was something Lake Placid was able to do a bit of in itsWednesday night match, stretching Berkeley Prep to four sets. The Buccaneer squad, ranked second in the state, had just two losses on the season, both coming at the Asics Challenge Tournament outside Chicago, to Mother McAuley of Chicago and to Assumption of Louisville, By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING The girls soccer season kicked off Tuesday night, with Lake Placid eking out a 1-0 win over the Blue Streaks at Firemens Field. Asteady wind added a chill to the air while also playing a part in the match, as the Lady Dragons kept it deep in the Sebring zone for much of the first half. The wind was really a factor with that, Streak head coach Paul Brown said. It was kind of hard getting it out of there when youd kick it out and the wind would blow it back,. But another factor in this spirited rivalry was Sebring, perhaps, being a little to spirited. We had too many fouls just outside their goal box, Brown said. That gave them some extra chances. Though, for the most part, goalkeeper Jennifer Cochran did her part, filling in for the injured Meghan Williams, and making numerous leaping, sliding and diving saves. But one Lindsey Bennett direct kick was lofted and angled just right to pass by Cochrans leaping reach midway through the first half for the lone goal of the match. Sebring would use the wind to itsadvantage in the second half, spending more time in the Lake Placid zone, but werent able to get any past Jenna Blount. Blount acquitted herself well in the goal, as did Cochran, making several nice saves, while holding the spot for Breauna Corley. SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, November 4 2011 Page 4BGame Notes Tonight is the Red Devils Homecoming game. Gateway Charters offense has struggled this season,totaling just 20 points through nine games,while the defense has surrendered 447. Last W eek Avon Park: Saw Fridays game at Dunbar postponed by rain only to be off in Mondays 47-9 loss. Gateway: Fell to Booker,58-0. Recor ds Avon Park 3-5; Gateway 0-9 Avon Park vs. Gateway CharterGame Notes Tonight marks the finale of Sebrings district schedule. While just 1-2 in District 10-6A play,Kathleen is 5-3 overall with a +55 point differential on the season overall. Last W eek Sebring: Couldnt quite get over the top in an 8-6 loss at Bartow. Kathleen: Got the better of Auburndale,30-14. Recor ds Sebring 2-6; Kathleen 5-3 Sebring vs. Kathleen All games have 7:30 p.m. kickoffs unless otherwise noted News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Heather Bloemsma takes a hard slide in trying to get the ball away from Lake Placids Hannah Waller in Tuesdays season-opening match at Firemens Field. Lady Dragons get a leg up See LP, Page 3B Lake Placid1Sebring0 Courtesy photo A parade was thrown for the Lady Dragons, prior to their playoff contest Wednesday against Berkeley Prep, the ninth-ranked team in the nation. Volleyball season ends for Lake Placid, Sebring See VB, Page 3B Special to the News-SunSTUARTLike the best of Central Florida roller coaster rides, District 9 Tournament play on Monday, Oct. 31, was an exciting, stomachwrenching, scary and over-too-soonexperience for the SHS bowling teams. This wild and exciting ride began for the boys in regular team competition as they climbed steadily up that big incline toward qualifying for the State Championships. They were lead by their anchor, senior Thomas Watson, who consistently hit the mark with scores of 254, 226 and 226 for a 706 series, which calculated to an average of 235.3. Alongside Watson was the explosive performance of Thorsten Przychocki, as he bowled a 671 series 202, 245 and 224, averaging 223.7. If that wasnt exciting enough, Josh Lyonsput in a bolstering performance with scores of 210, 188 and 225 for a 623 series and a 207.7 average. First-year player Cole Rankin came off the bench cold, to post a very impressive 216 game and help the boys team earn second place honors in team qualifying with a total of 3116 a team average of 207.7, and sending the boysteam on to compete in the afternoon semifinal match-play events. The girlsaction took place on the other side of Stuart Lanes. With Shalontay Rose only just returning from the injured list, senior Meghan Williams suffered a soccer injury that severely compromised her left ankle the ankle that she slides on to deliver the ball. Under medical care with a special device that applied compression and cold treatment to the injury, Williams bravely decided to compete despite the pain. Thus, this first-year girls team rallied together to finish in sixth place in the team qualifying. Rose posted the high game of 203 along with a high series of 528 for a 176 average. Calm and consistent Kiana Crane had the second high game of 188 and a 499 series for a 166.3 average. Christine Smith was right in step with a 177 game and a 160.3 average. Finally, Williams finished the final game with an impressive 161 and the new nickname Braveheart. Blue Streaks stopped, Watson heads to State See SEBRING, Page 3B Courtesy photo A kem JnPierre and his Junior Varsity squad teammates, along with the Highlands Eagles Varsity squad, will be competing this weekend in the Police Athletic League Youth Football playoffs. Special to the News-SunThe Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC) wrapped up their first official season on Saturday, Oct. 22 as the newest youth football and cheer program in Highlands County and team in the Police Athletic League (PAL) Association. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, several teams have placed pink ribbon stickers on their helmets, pink tape on their cleats and helmets or wearing the pink shoelaces, chinstraps, mouthpieces or bracelets. The cheerleaders have been wearing pink ribbons in their hair on game days. Some of the people affiliated with our organization have family members that are battling breast cancer, or are a survivor, and it is a great tribute and support to see our players and cheerleaders proudly supporting this cause. The month of October has been eventful for the Eagles Association, with the teams getting stronger and the games more competitive. As stated in the last couple of weeks, every game counts and just one win or loss could make a difference in who Highlands Eagles teams headed to playoffs Courtesy photo District 9 Individuals Second Place was awarded to Thomas Watson flanked by coaches Paul Przychocki and Rick Wiltse Monday, sending him to the the State Championships next Tuesday; Nov. 8. See EAGLES, Page 4B

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C M Y K L.P. Youth BasketballLAKEPLACID Highlands Sports, Inc. will be holding registration for Lake Placid Youth Basketball on Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Lake Placid Middle School from 9 a.m.-Noon for boys and girls from grades 1-6. The registration fee is $40, with checks made payable to Lake Placid Youth Basketball and there will be an open gym at that time for registered players. Practices begin on Saturday, Nov. 12, with 1st-2nd graders going from 8:309:30 a.m., 3rd-4th grades from 9:30-10:30 a.m. and 5th-6th grades from 10:30 a.m.Noon registrations will be accepted on that day as well. For more information or any questions, call Linette Wells at 441-2320.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 and all-girls age group, 12-14 years, this year. Any questions call 382-9622.George Davis MemorialAVONPARK The First Annual George Davis Memorial Golf Tournament will tee off on Saturday, Nov. 19 on the River Greens Golf Course. The flighted, four-person scramble will get underway with a shotgun start at 8 a.m. The cost of $60 per person includes golf, cart, lunch, prizes and lots of fun with proceeds going to benefit the River Greens Highlands County Youth Golf Scholarship Fund. Last year, two $500 scholarships were awarded by the organization and with this years inaugural tournament, the goal is to bring that number up to six. Checks are to be made payable to River Greens Scholarship Fun, and send to 47 West Damon Drive, Avon Park, FL33825. For more information, call Suzy Gentry at 446-7368.Busy fall for local golfersLocal golfers should find links active during the coming months with several tournaments scheduled. The Meals on Wheels Golf Tournament will be held on Saturday, Nov. 5, at Harder Hall. This tournamentsproceeds assist in providing meals to the 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. American Legion Post 25, Lake Placid, has slated May 8, 2012 in SpringLake for their annual Golf Tournament. If a Unit would like to help sponsor one or more of these events, please contact the sponsoring group. There is always a need for volunteers.Blue Streak Basketball CampSEBRING Head girls basketball coach 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. For questions, contact Coach Lee at 441-1221 or at leem@highlands.k12.fl.us.Florida Trail AssociationSEBRING The Florida Trail Association, Heartland Chapter, has a number of outings scheduled for the month of November for outdoor enthusiasts and those seeking to enjoy the natural beauty the area has to offer. Saturday, Nov. 5 Chapter Meeting, nature walk and p ot luck lunch at Highlands Hammock State Park Directions: Off US 27 on SR 634 (also known as Hammock Road), four miles west of Sebring. Bring: Water, insect repellent, sun protection and a dish to share based on last names beginning with A-H dessert, I-Q salad, R-Z main dish. Some will be camping at Highlands Hammock. Youre welcome to join us by making reservations at reserveamerica.com and notifying Melissa of your intent to do so and your campsite location. Contact: Melissa, phone 407-4601388, or email ftamelissa@gmail.com for meet-up time and other details. Sunday, Nov. 6 An all-day Hiking Trail Improvement at Kicco Wildlife Management Area, S.R. 60, east of Lake Wales Bring: Water, meals, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: David at 605-3587 for meetup time, directions, and other details. Saturday, Nov. 12 Bicycle Maintenance Workshop Description: Learn riding skills, and how to perform basic maintenance and repairs. Location: Home of Jim, Lakeland, FL Bring: Snacks, water and your bicycle. Contact: Jim at 409-5996 for time, address, directions, and other details. Saturday, Nov. 19 ABike Ride on Ft. Fraser Trail from Bartow trailhead Bring: helmet, water, snacks and your bicycle. Contact: Eileen at 956-2145 for meetup time, directions and other information. Saturday, Nov. 26 Activity: Day Hike, approx. 7 miles Location: Tenoroc Fish Management Area, Lakeland, FL, at office. Description: This former phosphate mining area consists of lakes, marshes, grasslands and wooded hills, and is an important refuge for wildlife. Bring: water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: Monika at 858-3106 for meetup time and other details. Heartland Volleyball ClubSEBRING The Heartland Volleyball Club will be holding a parent meeting Monday, Nov. 14 at 7 p.m. in the Sebring High School Smith Center. For more information, contact Venes sa Sinness, 214-9633, vsinness@yahoo.com, or Kim Crawford, 835-2377, kim.crawford@southflorida.edu .Elks Hoop ShootSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 is sponsoring the Elks National Hoop Shoot Free Throw contest, open to all boys and girls, ages eight to 13. All eligible students in public and private schools in Sebring and Avon Park a re invited to participate in this contest. Finalists in this contest will advance to a District contest with the possibility of further competing at State level. This Elks nationwide sanctioned program gives youngsters and opportunity for spirited competition and relationships with their peers. This years contest will be held at Hi llGustat Middle School at 9 a.m., on Saturday, Dec. 3. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Abirth certificate is required. Information is also available at the elementary and middle schools. For more information call Bob Marks, Chairman of the event, at 655-0474. AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Buffalo520.714211147 New England520.714202160 N.Y. Jets430.571172152 Miami070.000107166 South WLTPctPFPA Houston530.625206145 Tennessee430.571139145 Jacksonville260.25098163 Indianapolis080.000121252 North WLTPctPFPA Pittsburgh620.750176139 Cincinnati520.714171123 Baltimore520.714185110 Cleveland340.429107140 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City430.571128170 San Diego430.571161159 Oakland430.571160178 Denver250.286133200NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Giants520.714174164 Philadelphia340.429179152 Dallas340.429156162 Washington340.429116139 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans530.625260189 Tampa Bay430.571131169 Atlanta430.571158163 Carolina260.250187207 North WLTPctPFPA Green Bay7001.000230141 Detroit620.750239147 Chicago430.571170150 Minnesota260.250172199 West WLTPctPFPA San Francisco610.857187107 Seattle250.286109162 St. Louis160.14387192 Arizona160.143143183 ___ Sundays Games Seattle at Dallas, 1 p.m. Miami at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Tampa Bay at New Orleans, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Houston, 1 p.m. San Francisco at Washington, 1 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Denver at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Tennessee, 4:05 p.m. Green Bay at San Diego, 4:15 p.m. St. Louis at Arizona, 4:15 p.m. N.Y. Giants at New England, 4:15 p.m. Baltimore at Pittsburgh, 8:20 p.m. Open: Carolina, Detroit, Jacksonville, Minnesota Mondays Game Chicago at Philadelphia, 8:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10 Oakland at San Diego, 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13 Buffalo at Dallas, 1 p.m. Denver at Kansas City, 1 p.m. Washington at Miami, 1 p.m. St. Louis at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Arizona at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Tennessee at Carolina, 1 p.m. Pittsburgh at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Houston at Tampa Bay, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Atlanta, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 4:15 p.m. Detroit at Chicago, 4:15 p.m. New England at N.Y. Jets, 8:20 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14 Minnesota at Green Bay, 8:30 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSAFC PASSING AttCompYdsTDInt Brady, NWE2721842361188 Fitzpatrick, BUF2291551739147 Schaub, HOU2541532118135 Rthlisbrgr, PIT284183 2302147 Hasslbck, TEN2441541742116 NFCPASSING AttCompYdsTDInt Rodgers, GB2391712372203 Manning, NYG2411562127 135 Brees, NOR3432422746 1910 Stafford, DET299183 2179194 Ale. Smith, SNF182 115 126792 AFCRUSHING AttYardsAvgTD Jnes-Drw, JAC1667404.53 F. Jackson, BUF1327215.56 McFadden, OAK1136145.44 A. Foster, HOU1355323.94 Be. Tate, HOU975085.21 NFCRUSHING AttYardsAvgTD Peterson, MIN1677984.89 McCoy, PHL1357545.68 Gore, SNF1406754.85 Forte, CHI1246725.42 M. Turner, ATL1386214.56 AFCRECEIVING NoYds Avg LongTD Welker, NWE5782414.599t6 M. Wallace, PIT4380018.6 95t5 Johnson, BUF3943911.3444 Marshall, MIA3853814.2461 Garcon, IND3756915.487t4 NFCRECEIVING NoYdsAvgLongTD Sproles, NOR513897.6362 Graham, NOR4971314.6595 Johnson, DET4780417.173t11 Smith, CAR4691820.077t4 Jennings, GB4267716.179t5EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh832183928 Philadelphia741154438 N.Y. Rangers433112525 New Jersey45192329 N.Y. Islanders34281823 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Toronto831174138 Ottawa760144250 Buffalo650123125 Montreal452102930 Boston47082728 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington820164027 Florida641132929 Carolina543133237 Tampa Bay552123539 Winnipeg46193039WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago722163729 Nashville542122831 Detroit541112325 St. Louis560102831 Columbus29152840 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Edmonton722162518 Colorado750143333 Minnesota533132324 Vancouver651133634 Calgary45192328 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Dallas830162823 Los Angeles632142622 Phoenix632143431 San Jose640123026 Anaheim552122633 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games Boston 5, Ottawa 3 Carolina 4, Tampa Bay 2 Washington 5, Anaheim 4, OT Minnesota 2, Detroit 1, OT Vancouver 5, Calgary 1 Wednesdays Games Philadelphia 3, Buffalo 2 Toronto 5, New Jersey 3 Phoenix 4, Colorado 1 Thursdays Games Winnipeg at N.Y. Islanders, late Anaheim at N.Y. Rangers, late New Jersey at Philadelphia, late Toronto at Columbus, late Chicago at Florida, late Calgary at Detroit, late Vancouver at Minnesota, late Nashville at Phoenix, late Edmonton at Los Angeles, late Pittsburgh at San Jose, late Fridays Games Washington at Carolina, 7 p.m. Calgary at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Ottawa, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Colorado at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. SCORINGLEADERS GPGAPTS Kessel Toronto12101020 Vanek Buffalo118816 Giroux Philadelphia127916 Spezza Ottawa136915 Pominville Buffalo1151015 Lupul Toronto128614 Kopitar Los Angeles116814 D. Sedin Vancouver125914 Selanne Anaheim125914 Backstrom Washington1041014 H Sedin Vancouver1241014 Pavelski San Jose108513 Michalek Ottawa138513 Bergero Tampa Bay1221113 Karlsson Ottawa1311213MLSPLAYOFFSWILDCARD New York 2, FC Dallas 0 Colorado 1, Columbus 0 WILD CARD SEEDS: 2. Colorado; 3. ColumbusEASTERN CONFERENCESEMIFINALS Sporting Kansas City vs. Colorado, Sporting City advances 4-0 Sunday, Oct. 30: Sporting Kansas City 2, Colorado 0 Wednesday, Nov. 2: Sporting Kansas City 2, Colorado 0 Houston vs. Philadelphia Sunday: Houston 2, Philadelphia 1 Thursday, Nov. 3: Philadelphia at Houston, late CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday, Nov. 6: Sporting Kansas City vs. Philadelphia-Houston winnerWESTERN CONFERENCESEMIFINALS Los Angeles vs. New York Sunday: Los Angeles 1, New York 0 Thursday, Nov. 3: New York at Los Angeles, late Seattle vs. Real Salt Lake, Real Salt Lake advances on aggregate 3-2 Saturday, Oct. 29: Seattle 0, Real Salt Lake 3 Wednesday, Nov. 2: Seattle 2, Real Salt Lake 0 CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday, Nov. 6: Real Salt Lake vs. New York-Los Angeles winnerMLS CUPSunday, Nov. 20: Conference Champions at Carson, Calif., 9 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLES_Claimed RHP Darren ODay off waivers from Texas. CLEVELAND INDIANSAssigned OF Trevor Crowe outright to Columbus (IL). Reinstated OF Michael Brantley, RHP Carlos Carrasco, OF Shin-Soo Choo and RHP Josh Tomlin from the 60-day DL. MINNESOTA TWINSNamed Tom Brunansky hitting coach for Rochester (IL). OAKLAND ATHLETICSDesignated RHP Trystan Magnuson for assignment. Reinstated LHP Brett Anderson, LHP Dallas Braden, RHP Joey Devine, RHP Evan Scribner and INF Daric Barton from the 60-day DL. TEXAS RANGERSAssigned RHP Omar Beltre, INF Andres Blanco, INF Esteban German, RHP Eric Hurley and RHP Merkin Valdez to Round Rock (PCL). National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSAnnounced C Henry Blanco declined his side of a 2012 mutual contract option. Agreed to terms with INF John McDonald on a two-year contract. CHICAGO CUBSFired manager Mike Quade. LOS ANGELES DODGERSAdded OF Alfredo Silverio and 1B-OF Scott Van Slyke to the 40-man roster.FOOTBALLNational Football League JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSPlaced WR Mike Sims-Walker on injured reserve. Claimed WR Brian Robiskie off waivers from Cleveland. NEW ORLEANS SAINTSPlaced OT Charles Brown on injured reserve. Signed OT Ray Willis. NEW YORK GIANTSSigned DB Brandon Bing to the practice squad. Terminiated the practice squad contract of QB Ryan Perrilloux. Arena Football League ORLANDO PREDATORSSigned DB Ahmad Carroll.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CAROLINA HURRICANESRecalled F Drayson Bowman from Charlotte (AHL). Activated F Zac Dalpe from injured reserve and assigned him to Charlotte. DETROIT RED WINGSReassigned F Gustav Nyquist to Grand Rapids (AHL). FLORIDA PANTHERSReassigned LW Tim Kennedy to San Antonio (AHL). American Hockey League SPRINGFIELD FALCONSSigned F Chaz Johnson to a professional tryout agreement. ECHL UTAH GRIZZLIESRe-signed F Paul McIlveen.COLLEGECONNECTICUTAnnounced freshman G Ryan Boatright will be held out of basketball games while the school and the NCAA investigate his eligibility. NORTHERN ILLINOISSuspended freshman LB Jamaal Bass for one game for bowling over a member of Toledos marching band on Nov. 1. TEXASAnnounced freshman WR Chris Jones will transfer. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid SATURDAY: Swimming at Region 2-1A meet,Lake Highland Prep,9 a.m. MONDAY: Girls Soccer vs.Clewiston,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Girls Basketball at Pre-season Tip-Off,Avon Park,6 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs. Sebring,6/7:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Football vs.Kathleen,7 p.m. MONDAY: Girls Soccer vs.Mulberry,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Girls Basketball hosts Tip-Off Tournament,vs.Okeechobee,7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Lake Placid,6/7:30 p.m.; Avon Park TODAY: Football vs.Gateway Charter,7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Girls Basketball hosts Pre-season Tip-Off,6 p.m. THURSDAY: Girls Basketball hosts Pre-Season Tip-Off,6 p.m. A UTO R ACING FRIDAY 11:3 0 0 a.m. NASCAR OReilly Challenge, Practice . ESPN2 1 1 p.m. NASCAR AAA Texas 500, Practice . . . ESPN2SATURDAY 12:5 5 5 p.m. NASCAR OReilly Challenge . . . . . . . . ESPN2NHL SATURDAY 8 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at St. Louis.. . . . . . . SUN Times, games, channels all subject to change G OLF FRIDAY 1 1 1 a.m. EuroPGA HSBC Champions . . . . . . . . GOLF 4:3 0 0 p.m. PGA Charles Schwab Cup . . . . . . . . . . GOLFSATURDAY 1 1 1 a.m. EuroPGA HSBC Champions . . . . . . . . GOLF 4:3 0 0 p.m. PGA Charles Schwab Cup . . . . . . . . . . GOLFC OLLEGE F OOTBALL FRIDAY 8 8 p.m. Central Michigan at Kent State . . . . . . . ESPN2 9 9 p.m. USC at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESPNSATURDAY Noon Michigan at Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESPN Noon Texas Tech at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FX 1 2:2 0 0 p.m. Vanderbilt at Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38 12:30 North Carolina at North Carolina State . . . . 44 3:3 0 0 p.m. Army at Air Force . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CBS 3:3 0 0 p.m. Stanford at Oregon State . . . . . . . . . . . . . ABC 3:3 0 0 p.m. Texas A&M at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . ESP N N 7:1 5 5 p.m. South Carolina at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . ESPN 8 8 p.m. LSU at Alabama . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CBS 8 8 p.m. Notre Dame at Wake Forest . . . . . . . . . . . ABC 8 8 p.m. Kansas State at Oklahoma State . . . . . . ESPN2 LIVESPORTSONTV National Football League National Hockey League Major League Soccer Transactions Page 2BNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.co m

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 3B HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 00013482 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013552 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; comm p/u; 00013553 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; comm p/u; 00013553 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013552 HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 00013482 Corley, along with Taylor Miller, Marissa Baldwin, Brittany Collison, Samantha Phypers and Shelby Bertram were all inactive for the match due to the Dragon volleyball teamsplayoff match Wednesday night. We were missing six girls from the volleyball team, so this was more about just getting some game competition and seeing what we have, Lake Placid head coach John Merlo said. We showed a lot of good things, we used our speed well. There were some conditioning issues, but that was because were not as deep and couldnt sub like we would if everyone was here. Brown, while noting things his squad didnt do as well as hed like, has high hopes for the season. Weve got most of last years team back and we played through the summer, he said. We just didnt pass it as well tonight. Jennifer (Cochran) was sensational in goal tonight in place of Meghan (Williams), but they just outplayed us and were the better team tonight. Sebring was back in action Thursday with a visit from Clewiston, while Lake Placid faces the Lady Tigers at home on Monday. Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Lady Dragon Lindsey Bennett tallied the lone goal of Tuesdays 1-0 win over Sebring in the opening match of the girls soccer season. LP gets opening win Assumption of Louisville, KY. Berkeley avenged the loss to McAuley by topping them two days later. Being upon that level, it was a mark of the Lady Dragons ability and determination that they at least reached the teens in the 2513, opening-set loss. Because then the Lady Bucs kicked it up a notch in the second set and roared to a 25-6 win. But Lake Placid, whose longtime goal has been to get a playoff win, wasnt going to let it go quite so easily, battling to a 25-21 win in the third set. That momentous win, however, reawakened the sleeping giant as Berkeley slammed the door shut on any fifth-set hopes the Dragons may have had, finishing it off with a resounding win. We went into the match with our minds set on playing hard and just having fun, head coach Linette Wells said. Thats what we did. I am very proud of the girls on the way they played. Wells also took a look back at the season on the whole. Im proud of the girls and had a great time with this team, she said. Even though they didnt get the number seven, they fought hard all season and they did their very best. Lake Placid and Sebring both will be losing a slew of seniors to graduation, six and seven respectively. Which means both fond memories of great careers for each, as well as a lot of shoes to fill for next season. I am going to miss my seniors and they are going to be very hard to replace, Wells said. I wish them the best of luck and hope they reach their goals. Next season will be a rebuilding year for me, she continued. But we will work hard and be ready for whatever the next season brings. Continued from 1B Volleyball teams can be proud of seasons News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE The Lady Blue Streaks stuck together throughout another strong season, though the team will bid farewell to seven seniors after Wednesdays playoff loss. Although the competition ended for the girlsteam at this point, theirs was an impressive season, making steady progress and showing the qualities that all coaches dream of in a team. Coaches Paul Przychocki and Rick Wiltse look forward to what the SHS girls will be able to achieve next year. After a break for lunch and a coaches meeting for the afternoon events, the boys team was in position to challenge the field for a District Championship and a trip to the State Finals. The wild ride began again with match play consisting of the best 3 out of 5 Baker format games. The first opponent was third-place qualifier Lincoln Park Academy. The first game against Lincoln Park resulted in a single-pin loss, with scores of 181 to 182, and the roller coaster took off again. Games two and three gave the match to the Academy, with even greater margins of victory, but the Sebring boys still had a chance to compete for the District title by coming to the finals through the conslation bracket of this double elimination event. Facing off against St. Lucie West Centennial in the final match of the day, the change of lanes found the boys on a much less friendly oil condition. Losing game one, they came back with a victory in game two. Tensions were high as game three ended in a loss, and the boys rallied again decisively to win game four. This left the match tied at two games each, and stomachs wrenched. But Centennials solid win in the fifth brought their ride to a screeching halt, and the SHS boys finished the District Championships in fourth place. As the highs and lows were over, the team celebrated their very respectable showing, especially in view of their morning performance. The day was then capped off by Watsons being awarded a red ribbon in the Individual Championships, to finish off a fabulous senior year bowling season and sending him to the State Finals next Tuesday, Nov. 8, at Boardwalk Bowl in Orlando. Continued from 1B Sebring caps off season, Watson still rolling I am going to miss my seniors and they are going to be very hard to replace. LINETTEWELLS Lake Placid head coach News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Taylor Miller is one of six seniors the Dragons will lose for next season. 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C M Y K Associated PressMIAMI Dwyane Wade says the Miami Heat played off hatred last season. Thats why Wade believes the Heat failed to win the NBAtitle. In an interview with Mike Krzyzewski on the Duke coachs show on SiriusXM Radio, Wade says we wanted to win to spite people last season, the first where he had LeBron James and Chris Bosh as teammates. Wade continued, I believe thats the reason we didnt win a championship. Krzyzewski replied by saying, Thats why I love this guy. Wade and Krzyzewski grew close during the U.S. national teams run to the 2008 Olympic gold medal in Beijing. During the interview, Krzyzewski referred to Wade as the U.S. teams bestplayer at the Beijing Games. Golf HammockThe Ladies Association played a scramble for the Welcome Back Tournament Wednesday, Nov. 2. Taking first place, with 63.9, was the team of Jeanie Fivecoat, Ruth Kirk, Eleanor Short and Donnalou Adkins. Bonnie Nigh, Florence Towell, Mary Cripps and Alma Barefoot were second with 64.5, while Joan Robiliard, Shirely Enochs, Marge Pederson and Joan Armbruster were third at 64.9. Winners for closest to the pin on the par 3s were Bonnie Nigh, Jeanie Fivecoat, Joan Robiliard and Laura Kebberly Starting January 1, 2012 Golf Hammock Ladies will be open to the public. Any ladies wishing more information, please call Wanda Hastie at 3865286. The Mezza Group played Individual Golf using Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock Country Club Monday, Oct. 31. Fred Latshaw scored plus to take first place in A group, Norm Godin in second place with plus and Les Campbell and Mike Anselm tied for third place. In B group Denis Shank and Pat Dell tied for first place at even. There was also a tie in C group between Stan Griffis and Jack Shell at plus-4. Sal Sboto took first place with plus1 in D group and Paul Brown was in second place with minus-1. Terry Yandle scored plus-4 to take the lead in E group and Pete Mezza was even for second place. Third place went to Jerry Patterson with minus-3. Next Monday, Nov. 7, will be a shotgun start beginning at 7:45 a.m. at Golf Hammock. For more information, call Pete Mezza at 382-1280.Lake June West Golf ClubA mixed scramble was played on Thursday, Oct. 27. Winning first place was the team of Art Schmeltz, Brad Schmeltz, John and Gloria Huggett with 50; second place, John and Shelly Byron, John and Sue Ruffo and Walt Nagel with 53; and third place, Doyan and Donna Eades, Jane Roush and Margaret Schultz with 54. Closest to the pin: (Ladies), No. 8, Margaret Schultz, 12feet-5-inches. The mens association played a Mens League event on Wednesday, Oct. 26. Winning first place was the team of Dick Denhart, Art Schmeltz and Joe Swartz with 43; second place, Doyan Eades, Don Boulton, Walt Nagel, John Ruffo with 47; and third place, John Byron, John Simmons, Tom Schultz, Bill Brouhle with 49. Closest to the pin: No. 4, John Simmons, 3-feet-6-inches; and No. 8, Art Schmeltz, 5-feet-11 inches.River GreensThe Morrison Group hit the links Tuesday, Nov. 1, with Jim Cercy winning Group 1 with a 73. Larry Roy shot a 65 to win Group 2 and Leo Persails shot a 69 to top Group 3. The Golfettes played a Cha, Cha, Cha event Tuesday, Nov. 1. Coming in with a -19 for the win were Elaine Keppler, Pat Kincer, Pat Gower and Lucy Roberts. Finishing second with a -9 were Linda Theirien, Mary Beth Carby and Kay Conkle while Carol Roy, Peggy Wehunt, Betty Wallace and Peggy Nicholson were third with a -7. The Morrison Group played a round on Halloween day, with Bob Streeter, Lefty St. Pierre, Al Farrell and Gil Heier teaming up to shoot a -29 for the win. John Smutnick, Cecil Lemons and Jim Cercy came in at -15 for second. An A.M. Scramble was played Friday, Oct. 28 with Peggy Nicholson, Harold Lee, Kenny and Carole Brunswick winning the event. The Morrison Group played on Thursday, Oct. 27 and saw Kenneth Brunswick and Lefty St. Pierre card a 56 for the win. One shot behind, with a 57, were Hank Wunderlich and Jim Cercy, while one more stroke behind, Keith Kincer and Russ Rudd were third with a 58. A Ladies Team and Individual ProAm was played on Thursday, Oct. 27. Winning the team side of the event with a +12 were Linda Theirien, Peggy Wehunt, Pat Graf and Carole McClay. Barb Stuber, Sally Dworak, Helen Ochala and Jody Ethun were second with +7 1/2. Individually, Wehunt was first with +6 1/2 while Bev Rudd, Ethun and Dworak were tied for second with +4 1/2 each. The Mens Association played a Team and Individual Pro-Am Wednesday, Oct. 26 Terry Lewis, Harold Lee, Peter March and John Yoder shot a +1 for the team win, with Len Westdale, Leo Persails, Gil Heier and Glen Nelson totaling -1 for second. Individually, Russ Rudd won A Flight with -1/2 and Butch Smith won B Flight with +3 1/2. Lefty St. Pierre and Graf tied at +1/2 atop C Flight and Persails +3 took top honors for D Flight.SpringLakeThe SpringLake Womens Golf League played a 4 Person Team Net Score Tournament on Wednesday, Nov. 2, on the Panther 10 and Cougar 1 courses. The results offered some interesting scores, being that the weather was very windy and the course was very wet. Coming in first place was the team of Pearl Bradford, Judy Dunn, Rosie Foote and Wanda Baker with a net 308. Marsi Benson, Marilyn Redenbarger, Jean Donahue and Boni Berg claimed second place with 312. One stroke behind, at 313, was the third-place team consisting of Teri Swisher, Jan Nelson, Sharon Warner and Joann Deweese Page 4BNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.com HIGHLANDS COUNTY RECYCLING; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; PO#120154 10/16,30; 11/2,4; 00012904 STATE FARM; 3.639"; 2"; Black; **internet included**; 00013559 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013565 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 3.639"; 4"; Black; sports; 00013575 HIGHLANDS COUNTY RECYCLING; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; PO#120154 10/16,30; 11/2,4; 00012904 STATE FARM; 3.639"; 2"; Black; **internet included**; 00013559 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 3.639"; 4"; Black; sports; 00013575 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013565 goes to the playoffs. Fortunately the wins have put two of the Eagles teams into the playoffs in the Sunshine PALorganization. The Highlands Eagles Junior Varsity and Varsity teams clinched their spot and will be moving on to the first round of the playoffs. The top six teams in each division of PALare seeded in a playoff spot with the number one and two teams getting a bye on the first round with seeds three through six competing to move on to the second round. The Junior Varsity team, ages 12 and 13 and managed by head coach Cliff Howell, supported by his assistant coaches Sonny Harris, offensive coordinator Anthony Robinson, defensive coordinator Tim Healy, Kurt Wall and Jonathan Shultz took fourth place in their division of PALand will be traveling to Haines City at Cook Field to take on the fifth-place Auburndale Bulls. This JVteam has faced some tough teams along the way with some exciting and close-scoring games. With an unfailing welldeveloped defense, this team has not allowed more than 13 points scored on them all season long. They have been working hard to prepare for the playoffs and are looking forward to a rematch with the Bulls. The Varsity team, ages 13, 14 and 15 and lead by head coach John Bishop, supported by assistant coaches Clay Kinslow, David Edwards and Demetrius Steele, took sixth place in the Varsity Division of PALand will be traveling to Westwood Middle School in Auburndale to face the third-place Lakeland Patriots. This Varsity team has also faced some very strong teams along the way this season. The squad saw some injuries during the season that could have impacted the team, but to no avail. They have remained focused and determined throughout the season, which is why they have made it to the playoffs. Come on out to support the Highlands Youth Football and Cheer program and cheer these two teams on as they compete in the first round of the playoffs. The JVgame will begin at 1 p.m. and the Varsity at 3 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $4 for children. Continued from 1B Eagles begin playoff push Wade Heat played off hatred Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K Special to the News-Sun SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) volunteer counselors from the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging are available to help Medicare beneficiaries learn if they qualify for additional benefits. If they are eligible, SHINE volunteers can provide application assistance. If you or someone you know needs help with your Medicare costs, you can call 1-800-96-ELDER or 1-800963-5337 and speak with a SHINE counselor. More than 86,500 Medicare beneficiaries in Florida are likely eligible for, but are not enrolled in a program called Extra Help. This program offers qualified beneficiaries assistance with their Part D (prescription drug plan) costs. In addition, many individuals may qualify for assistance paying their Part B premiums. Many of those who need help the most don't know about these valuable benefits and how SHINE can help. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 5B POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00013573 INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; 11/4/11 for HRMC; 00013574 HEALTHYLIVING Drinking and driving. Three words that can touch everyones lives once the words leave the lips. Whether your son was killed in an accident, your best friend arrested for DUI or you just so happen to cruise the streets after a few cocktails more frequently than youd like to admit, we hear the words so often, Dont Drink and Drive. But how often do these words actually play a role in our behaviors? It is sad that most people have to realize the hard way, by sacrificing their lives resulting in one of two things; death or incarceration. If wed have just left a little sooner, or not had the last three drinks, maybe this wouldnt have happened to me. Shockingly, after all the lessons weve learned and lives weve lost, adults reported drinking and driving about 112 million times in 2010. Of those episodes, 85 percent were reported by binge drinkers and four out of five of those are men. Although the rates seem alarming, in the past five years drinking and driving incidences have gone down by 30 percent. But it remains a serious problem in the United States as alcohol impaired drivers are involved in about 1 in 3 crash deaths, resulting in nearly 11,000 deaths in 2009. Some of the latest findings, according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), are that some groups are more likely to drink and drive than others. For example, as mentioned above, men make up the majority of drunk drivers, and men ages 21-34 years old are responsible for 32 percent of all drinking and driving instances. Though you may be thinking, Well thats not too bad, men ages 21-34 only make up a mere 11 percent of the U.S. adult population. So, people continue to drink and drive. What should we do to protect our lives and the lives of our families while on the roads? Your best defense against a drunk driver is to buckle up every time. Seat belts reduce serious injury and deaths from crashes by about 50 percent. If you know you are going to have a few drinks make sure you have a designated driver. Moreover, there are proven ways to prevent people from drinking and driving according to the CDC more widespread use of sobriety checkpoints, keeping and enforcing 21 as the minimum legal drinking age and continuing to utilize ignition interlocks to prevent repeat DUI offenders. All of those are practiced in Highlands County and yet we still continue to lose too many lives to this rampant behavior. Drug Free Highlands supports the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, Lake Placid Police Department, Sebring Police Department and the Avon Park Police Department in all of their efforts to reduce drinking and driving. If you would like to become involved in our coalition efforts, please contact Drug Free Highlands. Drunk driving is never OK. Choose not to drink and drive and help others do the same. Amanda Sherley is project coordinator for Drug Free Highlands. She can be reached at asherley@drugfreehighlands.org or at 382-2138. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Drinking and driving is still a big problem Guest Column Amanda Sherley Special to the News-SunTAMPAThe Florida Department of Elder Affairs, along with the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging, invites you to join the award-winning SHINE team of volunteers. This program helps elders make informed decisions about Medicare, health insurance and prescription drug plans. SHINE volunteers provide individual counseling and assistance to elders and their caregivers about Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare plan choices, long-term care planning and prescription discount drug programs. Volunteers may also make educational presentations to community groups and participate in local health fairs, senior fairs and other outreach and educational events. If you would like additional information about this exciting opportunity and would like to become a SHINE volunteer in Hillsborough, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee and Polk Counties, please call the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging at 813740-3888, ext. 5593. The West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging's Elder Helpline offers support for the growing numbers of caregivers and their aging parents. The Elder Helpline provides information for older adults and their caregivers by helping callers make informed decisions about available assistance. It is the starting point in getting connected with programs or services that can meet the needs of the older adult or caregiver. For more information, please contact: (800) 96Elder or (800) 963-5337 or visit www.AgingFlorida.com/. 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C M Y K SNAP available to seniorsAre you 60 years of age or older? Are you having trouble making ends meet? Could you use a little help with your grocery bill? Do you live in Hillsborough, Manatee, Polk, Highlands or Hardee County? If so, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (formerly known as Food Stamps) may be able to help you pay for some of your groceries. The West Central Florida Area Agency on Agings Aging Resource Center has a team of specialists who can help you complete your Supplemental Nutrition Assistance application over the phone. If you would like assistance in applying for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), please call 800-96ELDER or 800-963-5337.Free diabetes classes offeredSEBRING The Highlands County Health Department is offering Diabetes Self-Management Education (DSME) classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves Highlands County residents of all ages, especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. These classes are free of charge and provided by a Certified Diabetes Educator. Classes in English are scheduled in Sebring on Nov. 7-9 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. and on Nov. 14-16 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Highlands County Health Department, 7205 S. George Blvd., conference room A. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. To register and for more information, contact the HCHD Wellness and Diabetes Education Program, at 3827228 or 382-7294. Special to the News-SunSEBRING Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Florida Hospital Wauchula are observing National Medical Staff Services Awareness Week beginning Sunday by recognizing the important work of the medical staff professionals in the hospital. These professionals play an important role in maintaining the highest quality care at Florida Hospital by making certain that all patients receive care from practitioners who are properly educated, licensed and trained in their specialty, said Florida Hospital President and CEO Tim Cook. The American Medical Association-Organized Medical Staff Section also recognizes the medical services profession in a resolution that formally acknowledges the importance and value of medical services professionals to the health care organization and its physician members, and recognizes their contribution and dedication in preserving quality patient care. When you visit Florida Hospital in Sebring, Lake Placid and Wauchula, you see the doctors, the nurses, and other medical personnel. What you dont see are the people behind the scenes who make certain the credentials of all practitioners who are caring for you are correct, up to date, and verified, said Vice President and Chief Medical Officer Dr. Jorge Gonzalez. Medical service profe ssionals are experts in provider credentialing and privileging, medical staff organization, accreditation and regulatory compliance, and provider relations in the diverse health care industry. They credential and monitor ongoing competence of the physicians and other practitioners who provide patient care services in hospitals, managed care organizations and other healthcare settings. Page 6BNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK; 7.444"; 6"; Black plus three; process, 10/30;11/4; 00013388 DR. 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Excess estrogen has been linked to breast cancer and other hormonallydriven disorders. Natural progesterone balances estrogen, and is sold without prescription at health food stores, as a skin cream. I feel strongly that no woman should EVER be taking unopposed estrogen meds, even if she has had her uterus removed. Of course, everyone reading this should get physician approval to use progesterone, because my opinion columns are intended for educational purposes, not advice. Sadly, some physicians insist that women who do not have a uterus (ie hysterectomy) no longer need progesterone, so they only prescribe estrogen drugs. This is short-sighted because there are progesterone receptors all over the body, not just in the reproductive organs. So even if you have your uterus removed, other organs are left starving for progesterone! It supports healthy bones, breasts, heart, liver and brain tissue in both men and women. Progesterone protects the breasts, and may relieve fibrocystic breast pain and reduce risk of breast cancer, studies prove it. This hormone may improve sleep, anxiety and cholesterol levels. Remarkably, progesterone feeds the brain, and a new study points to its benefit during the first few hours after a stroke. Natural progesterone is not the same thing as progestin drugs like methoxyprogesterone, which is sold by prescription. The medications are not bio-identical to what your body makes, and there are no receptor sites on your cells that exactly match the drugs. Because synthetic drugs are not bioidentical, there is a higher risk of side effects. Your local pharmacist can explain more. What you learn about progestin drugs does not at all apply to bio-identical, natural progesterone hormone. When you take unopposed estrogen, you could tilt yourself, hormonallyspeaking, and wind upwith excess estrogen, a condition termed estrogen dominance or progesterone deficiency. Symptoms in post-menopausal women include anxiety, depression, irritability, hot flashes, night sweats, weight gain, insomnia, bone loss or low sex drive. In pre-menopausal women, you might expect PMS, breast tenderness, migraines, fibroids, mood swings, bloating, or heavy periods. Using progesterone cream properly is critical. Application depends on your age and menstrual cycle. Its too complicated to get into here. Ive explained progesterone usage, and outlined other natural ways to support hormone health in my ebook, Breast/Prostate Cancer Protection sold at my website.Did You Know? Anew study suggests that drinking three cups of regular coffee per day may reduce risk of basal skin carcinoma by up to 20 percent. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. Hot flashes or PMS? Progesterone to the rescue Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Associated PressPALO ALTO, Calif. Twin 2-yearold girls who were joined at the chest and abdomen were separated Tuesday during a lengthy, complex procedure at Stanford Universitys childrens hospital. The operation that gave sisters Angelina and Angelica Sabuco their independence took more than nine hours and a team of more than 40 people, including doctors, nurses and other personnel. By mid-afternoon, the girls had moved to their own operating rooms for the second phase of surgery reconstructing the area where they were connected. Two hours later, they were moved to the intensive care unit, each with a scar stretching from her chest to her belly. This is a dream come true, their mother, Ginady Sabuco, said through tears to reporters after the surgery was complete. Words cannot express how the family feels. Dr. Gary Hartman, the lead surgeon on the case, said the procedure went smoothly. The long term prognosis is that we should have a happy, healthy set of girls. We dont see any barrier to a full recovery, Hartman said. Born in the Philippines, Angelina and Angelica moved to the United States with their mother last year. They live in San Jose with their parents and 10-yearold brother. They had been doing very well considering the obstacles. The girls learned to walk despite their face-to-face orientation and could recite colors and numbers. But Hartman said staying connected would have posed long-term health risks, including increased damage to their skeletal and muscular structure. The surgery required separating livers, diaphragms, breastbones, and chest and abdominal wall muscles. The reconstruction included covering what plastic surgeon Dr. Peter Lorenz described as a window left in their chests after separation. Surgeons separate California conjoined twins

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C M Y K How old are you? How do you know? Age can be identified by actual birth dates (witnesses and/or certificates) or compared to both younger and older people. People can know the age of plants and animals by the date they were planted or bornbut what about the earth? Man was not present when this or any planet was born! Someone may say, The earth looks billions of years old.old compared to what? Have you ever seen a billion year old earth before? Genesis 1-2, gives us the Divine account of creation, i.e. the beginning. This is the first hurdle in accepting the miraculous acts of Deity described throughout the Bible. The old earth is perfectly logical in light of the nature of Gods miracles. For example, when Jesus turned water into wine (John 2) He did not wait for the grapes to grow and then harvest them. Likewise, when He fed men and women from bread and fishes (Matthew 14), Jesus did not wait for the harvest of the grain and preparation. The fruit tree in Genesis 1:11 was not created from seed that had to grow into a fruit bearing tree nor winged bird (1:21) from an egg that had to grow to maturity. Man (1:26-2:25) was created full grown capable of walking, talking and working. We see the miracle of maturity also in the heavens and earth. Another thought to consider regarding the age of the earth is the effect the universal flood (Genesis 6-8) had on this terrestrial ball. In our time, we have witnessed the effects of floods, earthquakes, volcanoes, etc. on the planet. Listen to Inspiration through Peter: For this they willfully forget: that by the word of God the heavens were of old, and the earth standing out of water and in the water, by which the world that then existed perished, being flooded with water. But the heavens and the earth that now exist are kept in store by the same word, reserved for fire until the day of judgment and perdition of ungodly men. (2 Peter 3:5,6) The evolutionary theory demands an old earthbillions of years. This theory requires vast stretches of time for its claim of natural selection to occur. The word yom (Hebrew-day) when used with numeric adjectives such as one, two, three, etc. means a solar day, i.e. 24 hours as in Genesis 1. Another proof that the best commentary on the Bible is the Bible itself is found in Exodus 20:8-11. The Sabbath day observed by the children of Israel was the same length of time of the days of creation week. There are no scientific methods that can prove in any absolute sense the age of the earth. This is obvious since there was no one there is start the clock. In order for evolutionist to prove the earth is billions of years old, they must assume: Uniformitarianism is true; the earths environment is a closed system and the process rates have never changed. It has been proven that all these assumptions are false. The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament shows His handiwork. Day unto day utters speech, and night unto night reveals knowledge. (Psalms 19:1) For since the creation of the world His invisible attributes are clearly seen, being understood by the things that are made, even His eternal power and Godhead, so that they are without excuse. (Romans 1:20) Frank Parker can be reached at frankparker27@yahoo.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 7B ROAD SHOW ESTATE BUYERS; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 11/02/11, 11/04/11; 00013461 FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013567 RELIGION Courtesy photo District Deputy Jack McLaughlin, Grand Knight John Hamson, past Grand Knight Richard Carlson during the Star Council award ceremony. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Knights of Columbus of Our Lady of Grace has earned distinction of Star Council, one of the organizations top awards, for the 2010-2011 fraternal year. The organizations headquarters, located in New Haven, Conn., made the announcement. The award recognizes overall excellence in the areas of membership recruitment and retention, promotion of the fraternal insurance program and sponsorship of service-oriented activities. The award was presented to the membership by District Deputy Jack McLaughlin at a special ceremony held on Oct. 25. In announcing the local winner of the Star Council Award, Carl A. Anderson, chief executive officer of the organization, said, Please accept my sincere congratulations upon attaining this prestigious award. Your dedication to the Order is seen in the high standard of excellence you have achieved. At the same time, I encourage you to carry forward this enthusiasm to meet the challenges that will face the Knights of Columbus in the years ahead. May this award be a reminder and an inspiration to the members of your council to continue to promote the ideas of Columbianism for the good of the church, your community and to the Order. Receiving the Star Council Award is quite an honor for us. Were extremely proud of this accomplishment, proclaimed past Grand Knight Richard Carlson of the local council. The Knights of Columbus is the worlds largest Catholic lay organization. It provides members and their families with volunteer opportunities in service to the church, their communities, families and young people. With more than 1.8 million members in more than 14,000 councils around the world, the Knights of Columbus annually donate more than $154 million and 70 million hours of service to charitable cause. Please visit www.kofc.org for more information. Local Knights of Columbus Council 14717 receives top international award What is the age of the earth? Guest Column Frank Parker RELIGION NEWSGUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridays paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516.

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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday. To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory, call the NewsSun at 385-6155, ext. 502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, FL33852. invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. For information contact (239) 6710390. Pastor Travis Vanderford. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 5 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 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+) begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 453-4256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvon Park, 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, senior pastor; Scott King, interim youth minister; Joy Loomis, music director; and Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Primera Mision Bautista pastor. Regular Sunday schedule: 9 a.m. Library open; 9:30 a.m. Sunday School; 10:45 a.m. Morning Worship; 10:45 a.m. Childrens Church; 6 p.m. Evening Service. Nursery provided for Sunday morning service. Regular Wednesday schedule: 6 p.m. Prayer Meeting; 6 p.m. childrens choirs; 6 p.m. youth activities; 6:30 p.m. Adult Choir Rehearsal; 7 p.m. Mission Programs. Call 453-6681 for details. Spanish Sunday services: 9:30 a.m. Sunday school; 11 a.m. Sunday worship; 7 p.m. eevening worship. Spanish Wednesday Service: 7 p.m. Bible study. Spanish Friday Meeting: 7 p.m. Family Night Visitation. In the heart of Avon Park. For the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake 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) 465-3721, Email: www.fbclp.com. Pastor Brett Morey, senior pastor. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night and Sunday Evening Bible study at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Adult-LifeSource classes, prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and Kids K-5MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m. Men meet at 8 a.m. every Tuesday for prayer breakfast and 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 1 1 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 W orship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. Anursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing. Office phone, 3850752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn 7408 Valencia Road; 655-2610. The Rev. Ronald Smith, assistant pastor, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695. CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049; fax, 385-5169; email, office@stcathe.com ; website, www.stcathe.com. Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 3853993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Masses Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon MondayFriday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Weekend Masses 4 and 5 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m. Saturday Spanish Mass (Holy Family Youth Center), 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, noon Sunday Sunday Mass; 5 p.m. Sunday English Family Mass (Holy Family Youth Center). Confession: every Saturday 3-3:45 p.m. or first Friday of the month 7:15-7:45 a.m., or by appointment with any priest. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 453-5334; on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com. Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister; Jon Carter, Music Director. Bible School 9 a.m.; Worship 10 a.m.; Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m. Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL33870. Phone: 3850358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; 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 route), AvonPark Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Don Seymour, Senior Pastor. Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCASEBRING The 21st Sunday after Pentecost Celebration will be led by Rev. Jefferson Cox. Lector/Assistant will be Ron Fitzpatrick. Bible reading and discussion is every Thursday with Leader Sharon Palmer.,Coffee provided. Monday, Nov. 22, the ELCAFall Lake Conference meeting will be held at Atonement Lutheran Church at 9:30 a.m. The church is accepting donations and non-perishable foods to be distributed to local food banks in lieu of Thanksgiving meal served at the church this year. In these hard economic times, more people are in need of basic food essentials throughout the month. Thus, a shortage at the food banks. The Labyrinth Prayer Garden is open to the public as well as the church members seven days a week.Avon Park Church of ChristAVON PARK Winning Over Difficulties (Matthew 13:24-30) will be the Sunday morning message presented by Larry Roberts. The Lords Supper is served every Sunday. There will be a dinner immediately following the morning worship. All members and guests are invited to attend. The Sunday evening service will be a singing night. The Timothy Class will meet Sunday afternoon. Monday Night Study Group is a free service to help children with their school work. Avon Park Church of Christ is at 200 S. Forest Ave. Call 453-4692.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This Sunday morning, Pastor Scott McLean will be preaching a sermon entitled Bottom Line: As He Is. Adult Bible study is at 9 a.m. The church is at 1320 C.R. 64, east the Avon Park High School. For more information, call 4712663 or visit www.christlutheranavonpark.org/. This is an LCMS congregation.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Witnesses of Truth at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will continue the book of Hebrews. Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID There is no Lunch Bunch scheduled for November or December. The next one will be Jan. 26, 2012, at the Olive Garden in Sebring. Eastside Christian Church is at 101 Peace Ave. in Lake Placid, two miles east of U.S. 27 on C.R. 621. Call 465-7065.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING The Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, The Eternal Dwelling Place with Scripture from Psalms 90:1-6, 16-17. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Pastor Gary Kindle will be delivering his sermon entitled: Blessed Are from Matthew 5:1-12 on Sunday morning. The church will celebrate All Saints Day. Tai Chi is offered Tuesday and Thursday at 9 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. Open to all (no charge, donations accepted). Faithful Follower will meet Thursday, Nov. 17 at noon for a potluck lunch. All are invited. Sometimes after the meal cards, dice or games may be played. Mens Prayer Breakfast is Saturday, Nov. 19 at 7 a.m. Please call the church Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at 385-7848, or email faithlutheransebring@embarq.com or find Faith Lutheran Church Sebring on Facebook to give the church an idea of how much breakfast to make. The church will again be hosting a Free Thanksgiving Dinner on Thanksgiving Day. This meal is for those of any age group singles, couples and families who are alone or in need. Meals can also be delivered to shut ins. No monetary donations will be accepted on Thanksgiving Day from those who are eating, this is not a fundraiser. There is only one requirement to qualify for the church dinner, make a reservation by Friday, Nov. 18 to let the church know how many will be attending or how many meals you will need delivered. Dinner will be served from noon to 3 p.m. Please call the church Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 385-7848.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. Call 453-6681 or e-mail info@fbcap.net/.First Christian ChurchAVON PARK The sermon this week is titled Living out Your Life Objective in the pastors Being Thankful for what God has Promised sermon series. The church is preparing for Revival on Nov. 13-16 at 6:30 nightly. Area preachers will share a revival message. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wachovia Bank). Call 453-5334 or email firstchristianap@embarqmail.com. The website is www.firstchristianap.com/. RELIGION CHURCHNEWS Continued on page 9B

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer .Service time is 9:30 with Holy Communion. Coffee hour following services. Newcomers welcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail redeemer1895@aol.com Web site: redeemeravon.com. The church is at 839 Howes Way,Avon Park (two miles north of Sun N Lake Boulevard, across from Wells Dodge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. The Rev. Jim Kurtz, rector. Church office 3857649, for more information. St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL33852. Phone: 4650051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening: Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m. Child care available at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. Come see what makes us different. GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863) 8350869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational) 2200 N. Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 452-9777 or 4533771. Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m. and worship, 11 a.m. Wednesday services: 7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study. Pastor: W.H. Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev. Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month; Ladies Group WELCAmeets at noon second Monday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Like to sing? Come join the choir. Visitors always welcome. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org. Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Rev. Gary Kindle, pastor.Traditional Worship service, 8 a.m. Sunday; Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday school and Bible classes: 9:15 a.m. Sunday. Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American Association of Lutheran Churches, 4348 Schumacher Road, Sebring, one mile west of Wal-Mart. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 385-1163. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS). Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com. ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA, 324 E. Main St., Avon Park. Pastor: Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday school will resume in the fall. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service. Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m. Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL33852; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 9 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, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Prayer and Bible Study, 6:30 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. Asmall friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway. Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue. Sunday service is at 10 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m. Anursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister: Phone, 3140482, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister: Phone, 385-8171, caseydown ing@hotmail.com. Web site is www.ctmforme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL33872. Phone, 382-1085. Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. The Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.; Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Congregational Church 106 N. Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Sunday worship services are at 8:45 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. in the Millennium Church. Sunday school for all ages is at 9:15 a.m. We also offer a Saturday service at 6 p.m. with Pastor Tiger Gullett in the Millennium Church. Nursery/child care is available for all services. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org. All teachings are taken from the Manufacturers Handbook The Holy Bible. Come join us. Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for fellowship time. Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way Aplace for you. Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:381-6190. Email: theway church@hotmail.com. Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Informal service, 8 a.m.; traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; evening service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Rev. W. Darrell Arnold, pastor. Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL33870. 385-0107. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.; Tuesday: Grief Support Group, 1 p.m.; Youth Group (middle and high school), 3:30-6:30 p.m.; Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.; Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday morning traditional worship is at 9-10 a.m. in the sanctuary; contemporary worship is from 11 a.m. to noon. Sunday school classes for adults and children will be 10:10-10:50 a.m. in the educational building. Call the church office for more information about the classes offered. Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers; while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863) 382-1822. Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.; and Praise meeting and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarm ysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R. James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m. for women who love God and crocheting. Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pastor. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Sunday schedule: Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m. Bible Fellowship Class, 6 p.m. (October-May only). We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that want to know Christ and make Him known. Call the church office at 465-2422 or check out our church Web site at www.memorialumc.com. St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL33872. The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Nursery provided for all services. Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring. The Rev. Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor. Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m. Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m. on Thursday. Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, where God is still speaking. 3115 Hope Street, Sebring, FL 33875 (1.8 miles west of U.S. 27 and Hammock Road). Sunday worship, 9:30 a.m.; Communion with worship first Sunday of month; Chapel Communion, 8:45 a.m. all other Sundays. All are welcome to receive the sacrament. For more information, call the church office at 471-1999 or e-mail eucc@earth link.net or check theWeb site sebringemmanuelucc.com. No matter who you are or where you are on lifes journey, youre welcome here.PLACESTOWORSHIP First Christian Church SEBRING At the Lords Table this Sunday morning will be Juanita Roberts and Sharron Campbell. Communion will be served by Carol Chandler, Gretchen Ames and Sandra Laufer. Rev. and Mrs. Rollin Hill are the greeters Sunday. Serving as acolyte for the month of November will be Heaven Kunsak. Carol Graves and Ann Van Covering will be working with Childrens Church the whole month of November. The sermon is titled Salvation to Zacchaeus, taken from Luke 19:1-10. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave. Call 3850352 for more information.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is entitled Keeping it in the Family based on I Corinthians 6:-111. The choirs introit will be All Praise To Our Redeeming Lord and the anthem Wherever You Go. The adult Sunday school class is continuing the study of David in II Samuel 17 which tells of the advice of Ahithophel and Hushai. Wendy Garcia is teaching the youth class and their lessons discuss how the Bible applies to life today. Members are encouraged to bring non-perishables for the Church Service Center. On Wednesday, Bible study, entitled The Basics of the Faith, will be led by Pastor Bob Johnson. The church is at 215 E. Circle Street. Call 453-3242.Grace Pointe ChurchSEBRING Grace Pointe Church is at 200 Lark Ave. in the Sebring Hills Association Clubhouse. Tuesdays Home Bible study The Future Revealed will focus on the Thousand Year Reign, Revelation 21. For the kids Bible study and crafts. Sunday, Pastor Zimmer continues the river renewal sermon series Making the Wilderness a Pasture.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this Sunday will be: Gods Sovereign Justice of Israel, with scripture from Romans 9:1-9. The service will also include Dorothy Newton, Kathy North, Mary VanHoorweghe and Darlene Gardner singing Faith Unlocks the Door and George Kelly singing How Great is Our God. Adult Sunday school is led by Fran VanHooreweghe Tuesday night adult Bible study is Living on the Edge taught by Pastor Ted Moore. Wednesday night young adult and childrens programs are taught by George Kelly, Amanda and Jon Armentrout and Toby Cribbs. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring. Call 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Pastor Jerry McCauley will preach at the Heritage (traditional) Worship Service on the subject, Leftover Elements. Pastor Fred Ball will preach at the Celebration (blended) Worship Service. Pastor Claude Burnett will preach a message from the Gospels at the New Song contemporary service in Rob Reynolds Hall. The Church is at 500 Kent Ave. Call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Forgiving As Gods People is taken from (King James Version). Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message in the Sunday morning and evening worship services. The Wednesday evening service will be praise, prayer and Bible study.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday morning, (Communion Sunday), Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr. will bring the message The Lamb Wins! with Scripture reading from Revelation 7:9-17. On Sunday, Nov. 6, there will be an Eagle Scout Ceremony at St. John beginning at 3 p.m honoring Joseph De Genaro.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning, Pastor Keith Simmons will be preaching on Keep Moving Forward, with the Scripture reading from Philippians 3:12-16. Sunday school will be studying Conflict in the Community, looking at the Scripture Galatians 2:11 through 3:29.Southside Baptist ChurchSEBRING Heavenly Angels is the title of the message the Rev. David Altman will bring in the Sunday morning worship service. Childrens church and a nursery are available. Prayer for all nations will b e emphasized in the 6 p.m. worship service. The church is at 379 S. Commerce Ave. Call 3850752.Spring Lake Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Give Gladly is the title of the sermon for Sunday morning, given by the Rev. Don Davis. Scripture will be Continued from page 8B RELIGION CHURCHNEWS Continued on page 10B

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C M Y K Spaghetti dinner todayAVON PARK Everyone is invited to the seventh annual spaghetti dinner today at Resurrection Lutheran Church in Avon Park. Serving will be from 4:30-7 p.m. at the church, 324 E. Main Street on the corner of Main and Memorial. Tickets for the spaghetti dinner will be available at the door and are $7 per person donation for spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and beverage. Carry-out will be available. Proceeds will be used for the church organ fund.Parish Nursing health fair WednesdaySEBRING Florida Hospital Medical Center Parish Nursing presents Harvest Better Health Health Fair from 8:30-11 a.m. on Wednesday at St. Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St. in Sebring, in the parish hall. There will be information about living wills, health surrogate; lipid profiles (cholesterols) and glucose levels (you need to be fasting and arrive early), refreshments, many free health screenings, a chance to meet your local health providers; and blood pressure screenings. Any questions, call Peggy Pierce at 471-0474.FBC of Sebring to honor veterans SundaySEBRING Sebring First Baptist Church will honor all veterans with a special program during the Sunday 10:30 a.m. service. Every branchs theme song will honor the attending veterans, who are asked to call the church with their name and branch of service and a service uniform picture, if available.Confection Connection TuesdayLAKE PLACID First Baptist Church of Lake Placid at 119 East Royal Palm St. will host the Confection Connection Womens Bible study at 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday in the church sanctuary. Holiday extravaganza speaker will be Cathee Poulsen, on the topic Little Silver Boxes. Dawn Smith will lead in worship.Little Lambs plans open houseSEBRING Little Lambs Inc., has been a Florida prison ministry since 1997 and a counseling and recovery ministry since 2003, serving Sebring with Overcomers Addiction Recovery meetings, marriage, family and parenting classes and anger management classes. Their newest outreach is Grace Place, a home for women, located at 543 Magnolia Ave., just south of the Highlands County courthouse. Grace Place is a oneyear program that will serve women with life-controlling problems, i.e., addictions. Grace Place leaders John and Eileen Sala will be available to answer questions about Grace Place during an open house form 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 13. So will the housemother.Temple Israels Craft & Elegant Treasures Extravaganza Dec. 2SEBRING Clean out those gently usedtreasures to donate for sale or sell it yourself at Temple Israels Craft & Elegant Treasures Extravaganza from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 2. A table is available for a $10 donation. It will be heldat 1305 Temple Israel Drive. Call 382-7744 or 382-239. Page 10BNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011www.newssun.com Sponsor Touch A Truck; 9.347"; 6"; Black plus three; process, sponsor touch truck; 00013561 ROAD SHOW ESTATE BUYERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013576 taken from II Corinthians 9:1-15.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane.The pastors sermon is Who Took and Shared? Holy Communion will be celebrated. Fellowship follows the service.The Way ChurchSEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaums message will be What the Word of God Does for Us with Scripture from II Timothy Chapters 4 and 5. The youth, now called Difference Makers, meet Sunday and Wednesday evenings. Today and Saturday will be the Church Yard Sale on the grounds (call for the times). The Way Church is at 1005 North Ridgewood. Church phone is 471-6140. The pastors cell is 2733674. For church information and the pastors messages, go to www.thewaychurch.org/. Continued from page 9B CHURCHNEWS RELIGION RELIGIONNEWSSNAPSHOTS Eschatology is the study of future events as they appear in the Bible. One of the future events is the rapture. When will it happen and why has it not happened yet? Hi, my name is Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum from The Way Church, and I like a word with you. First of all we need to realize that the Bible tells us that only God knows the day and the hour of this event. (Matthew 24:36 NIV) Secondly God tells us to be patiently waiting for his coming like a farmer who waits for the coming crop. (James 5:7) Thirdly God tells us that he too is patient, to give more people the opportunity to receive him as savior before the rapture happens. So what exactly is the rapture? The Bible gives us many accounts of this event, but here are the two most important ones: From 1. Thessalonians 3:13-18: 1. Jesus will come down, Christians will go up, there is a meeting in the air. 2. Christians will hear the loud command of the archangel and the trumpet call of God. 3. The souls and spirits of the Christians who died before us will come with Jesus and receive new bodies (they will rise first). From 1. Corinthians 15:42-54: 4. The rapture will happen in a twinkling of an eye. 5. Our bodies will instantly turn imperishable or spiritual. 6. We will be permanently with God. And When will it happen? The Bible gives us dozens of landmarks, but here are just some of them: 1. After Jesus returns to his father in heaven. (Acts 1:9) (Completed 32 or 33 AD) 2. After the temple in Jerusalem is destroyed. (Matthew 24:2) (Completed 70 AD) 3. After Israel is re-established in its own land. (Matthew 24:15) (Completed 1948) 4. After Jerusalem is back in the hands of the Israelis. (Daniel 9:8) (Completed 1967) 5. While the church grows cold and wants messages that tickle their ear (Matt 24:10, 2.Ti.4:3) 6. While the world experiences famines and earthquakes. (Matt. 24:7) (Ongoing) 7. While the Gospel is preached world wide. (Matt. 24:14) (Ongoing) 8. While false Christs and cults will appear (Matt. 24:5) (Ongoing) 9. While the Jewish Temple is planned to be rebuilt. (Daniel 9:27) ( mminent) 10. Just before the AntiChrist will be able to push the treaty or covenant with Israel. (Daniel 9:27) Why? Because Christians will be raptured just before Anti-Christ will reveal himself (2. Thessalonians 2:3-8) (Imminent). So how close are we? If Anti-Christs treaty with the world and Israel is about peace and security and the division of the land, it is so close, we can almost touch it. Yes, the stage is set for our rapture. Reinhold Buxbaum is Pastor of The Way Church, he teaches An Evening in Prophecy at Homers Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. on Nov. 7. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. The rapture Guest Column Reinhold Buxbaum By RUSSELLCONTRERAS Associated PressALBUQUERQUE, N.M. A Unitarian church in New Mexico sends supplies to the border for recent deportees. Acoalition of church leaders gathers under a statue of colonial America religious figure Anne Hutchinson at the Massachusetts Statehouse to denounce immigration checks by police. A Methodist minister in Texas recites Isaiah 58:6, a passage about loosening the bonds of injustice, as shes thrown in j ail after protesting alongside illegal immigrant students outside a U.S. senators office. As some states pass laws aimed at cracking down on illegal immigration and federal lawmakers balk at passing any immigration reforms, religious leaders from various denominations are j umping into the debate. Theyre holding rallies, walking in the Arizona desert, gathering testimonies from immigrants. The leaders fast, get arrested, and sometimes put their own health on the line in an attempt to draw attention to what they see as inhumane treatment of immigrants and to the laws that target them. Some of us feel very strongly about this, said Rev. Peter Morales, president of the Unitarian Universalist Association, who was arrested last year with immigrant advocates in Arizona for protesting Arizonas much debated, tough immigration law. Its a humanitarian issue. From New York to Utah and across denominations, religious leaders have used their positions from the pulpit in an effort to influence legislation or rally church members in protest. Earlier this year, for example, more than 20 religious leaders and officials with churchoperated charities in Alabama spoke out against a stringent new anti-immigration law that they said would block them from providing food, shelter and transportation to the poor. Meanwhile, the Rev. Angela Herrera, an assistant minister with the First Unitarian Church of Albuquerque, helped organized her members and other religious leader in successful rallies against an effort by New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez to overturn a state law allowing illegal immigrants to obtain driverslicenses. And last year, St. Leos Catholic Church in Queens, N.Y. sent Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., testimonies from more than 230 people asking for immigration reform. It was one of many Catholic churches around the country that pushed immigration reform. Immigration is a God event. said Rev. Lorenza Andrade Smith, the United Methodist pastor who was arrested outside of the offices of Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchinson, R-Texas. Many religious leaders point to immigration stories in the Bible as personal reflections that influence their calling to push immigration reform. Christopher C. Hope, the reach-out now director of Pentecostal Tabernacle, a church located between Harvard and MITin Cambridge, Mass., said he often points out that Jesus and his family had to emigrate to Egypt from Israel to avoid death by King Herod, and God ordered the Israelites that the stranger who sojourns with you shall be to you as the native among you. Theres also a practical reason for churches to embrace immigrants and immigration reform: the influx has helped revive some churches. Bishop Brian Greene, senior pastor of Pentecostal Tabernacle, saw his church grow from less than 50 members to close to 400 in 10 years after the church began recruiting immigrant students and scholars. The sojourner is a hot topic, he said. Religion leaders see immigration as Gods call

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 4, 2011Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 11/4/11; 00013557 By CHRISTYLEMIRE APMovie CriticTower Heist is an ensemble, and a strong one at that, led by Ben Stiller, Alan Alda, Matthew Broderick, Casey Affleck and Tea Leoni. But Brett Ratners blast of an action comedy truly brings out the best in Eddie Murphy, something many of us may have forgotten even existed. Fast-talking, flummoxed and full of false bravado, Murphy gives a performance as a low-level thief that recalls his signature work in the movies that made him a superstar in the mid-1980s like Hours and Beverly Hills Cop. When Murphys on screen in his classic comic mode, its hard to focus on anyone or anything else. Its as if weve turned back time and erased all those familyfriendly duds and lame laughers that required him to climb into yet another fat suit or talk to even more animals. Tower Heist deflates a bit when Murphys not around, but for the most part, Ratners movie is slick and crowd-pleasing even more successfully so than his Rush Hour films and it couldnt be more relevant in exploring the disparity between the haves and havenots. Following In Time, this is the second week in a row with a new release that plays like Robin Hood for the Occupy Wall Street crowd. Stiller stars as Josh, the longtime manager of a luxury high-rise in Manhattan; its actually the Trump International Hotel and Tower at Columbus Circle. When the financial guru who lives in the penthouse is charged with stealing billions from his investors including the hardworking tower staff Josh comes up with a plan to steal their money back. Alan Alda plays this Bernard Madoff figure with just the right mix of affability and sleaze. But Joshs accomplices, a posse consisting of residents and employees played by Broderick, Affleck, Michael Pena and Gabourey Sidibe, arent exactly up to the task. Theyve never stolen anything in their lives. The fact that Shaw is under house arrest complicates their plan further. So Josh enlists Murphys character, Slide, whom hes known since they were kids, to give them some tips. Slide isnt nearly the criminal mastermind he professes himself to be, but these guys dont know that; in one amusing montage, he sends them out to shoplift random items at the mall just to prove they can rip off something. One of the genius elements of the script credited to Ted Griffin (Oceans Eleven) and Jeff Nathanson (Catch Me If You Can) is that it actually fleshes these characters out, which makes you care about whether they can pull this thing off. And the vivid childhood memories Josh and Slide have of each other is a running joke that adds to the movies absurdity; Stiller is solid and hits just the right tone as the righteously indignant anchor at the center of this increasing mayhem. At the same time, Josh strikes up an unlikely flirtation with the tough-as-nails FBI agent on the case, played by Tea Leoni. She grew up in working-class Queens, like Shaw, and shes disgusted by the flashy swindler hes become. Leoni has one great scene in which her character gets drunk with Stillers and turns a little too forthcoming; its a great reminder of what a natural comedienne she is, and it makes you want to see more of her. The heist itself is, of course, completely ridiculous, but thats part of the point and part of the fun. Ratner keeps things moving so fluidly that youll probably just roll with it. And his film is lighted and shot so beautifully (the work of twotime Oscar-nominated cinematographer Dante Spinotti) and it feels so substantial in terms of production values, you cant help but be drawn in. These feel like actual people doing actual stunts especially during the crime itself, which takes place during the Macys Thanksgiving Day Parade which sadly seems like a rarity in this age of computer-generated extravaganzas. David Lee/Courtesy Universal Pictures/MCT Building manager Josh (Ben Stiller, left) gets a lesson from petty crook Slide (Eddie Murphy) in Tower Heist, an actioncomedy about working stiffs who seek revenge on the Wall Street swindler who stiffed them. DIVERSIONS DearAbby: I am a 38-year-old mom and have been single for the last 10 years. I live alone with my 11-year-old daughter and support us without assistance. I work full-time and rely on my mother to take my daughter to school and pick her up while Im at work. Because of this, anytime I try to have any kind of relationship with a man, my mother turns against me. She acts like I no longer exist as long as I try to have a love life. Please give me some advice on what to do. Missing Something in North Carolina DearMissing Something: Ill try. It is time to become less emotionally dependent on your mother. At age 38, you do not need her blessing to date, and you should make that fact clear to her. If she punishes you for expecting to be treated like the adult you are, then arrange other transportation for your daughter. As long as you allow her to run your life, you will not have a life of your own. DearAbby: My daughter and I had a little disagreement the other night when I entered a restaurant holding my seven-day pill container in my hand. (I had decided to leave my bulky purse in the car.) When we sat down, I placed the container on the table next to my place setting. Doing this helps me to remember to take the pills with my meal. My daughter said it was tacky to show my pills and container. I feel it wasnt tacky at all, but my way of taking care of my health. After going back and forth on this subject, I told her I would get your opinion. My husband took my daughters side. Looking Out For My Health in Escondido, Calif DearLooking: Allow me to even up the odds by taking YOUR side. Certain medications must be taken with food, and if bringing the pill container with you ensured that you wouldnt forget to take your dose in a timely manner, then more power to you. That your daughter and your husband would criticize your manners in a case like this troubles me more than any breach of etiquette that might have occurred. And, by the way, what you did wasnt one. DearAbby: You sometimes publish letters regarding random acts of kindness. I know people like to share how blessed they are that others have given to them. Well, I would like to share how being the giver is a blessing as well. My children and I eat lunch out on Saturdays. Most recently, we went to one of our favorite restaurants. As we were being seated, I noticed an elderly gentleman eating alone. He read the paper, ate his meal and kept to himself. I was struck by how alone he seemed to be. All during the lunch, I couldnt shake the feeling that I should reach out. Finally, I gave in. I went to the counter and paid for his meal. When the waitress brought our check to the table, she asked if we knew the man. I responded no, that we just wanted to do something nice. She then confided to me that he was a regular there, but she hadnt seen him lately because he had just lost his wife. Abby, I was so glad I had followed my heart and reached out. I can only pray that he was as pleased by my anonymous gift as I was to give it. Receiving By Giving in Illinois DearReceiving: Im sure he was. Your letter illustrates the pleasure that comes when we follow the dictates of our hearts. I applaud your generous gesture. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Its time for single mom to pull on big-girl pants Dear Abby Ensemble Tower Heist is so fun, it should be criminal Movie Review Tower Heist Rating: PG-13 (language and sexual content) Running time: 104 minutes Review: (of 4) LOS ANGELES (AP) A j udge on Wednesday sentenced Lindsay Lohan to serve 30 days in jail for a probation violation. Superior Court Judge Stephanie Sautner sentenced the actress for violating the terms of her release by being terminated from a community service assignment at a womens shelter. The actress acknowledged she violated her probation. Sautner imposed a complicated sentence on the actress, telling her that she will now have to perform all of her community service at the county morgue or risk serving an additional 270 days in j ail. The actresssentence will be shortened due to jail overcrowding. The judge also ordered Lohan to continue undergoing counseling sessions and kept the actress on a short leash. The judge told Lohan she must report back to court in December, January, February and March for updates. Lohan will also get a new probation officer that Sautner said she has ordered to report any violations directly to the court. If Lohan fails to comply with the new sentence, Sautner said she would immediately send the starlet to jail for the remaining 270 days of her sentence. It will Lohans fifth jail sentence since being arrested twice for drunken driving in 2007. The 25-year-old last served 35 days on house arrest on a four month jail sentence. Sautner revoked Lohans probation at a hearing nearly two weeks ago. The judge had asked prosecutors to calculate how long of a jail term the actress would have to serve if she is formally found in violation of her probation for misdemeanor drunken driving and theft cases. Sautner, who is the fifth judge that Lohan has faced since her first arrest in 2007, has expressed exasperation with the actress and Californias budget-strapped jail system. The Los Angeles City Attorneys Office advocated jail time for the actress, however spokesman Frank Mateljan declined to provide further details. Lohans spokesman, Steve Honig, declined comment before the hearing. The Mean Girls star has been reporting to the Los Angeles morgue regularly, which Sautner ordered her to do at the last court appearance. Judge sentences Lindsay Lohan to jail for 30 days

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C M Y K LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Friday, November 4, 2011 Money makes the world go round, yet the best things in life are free. A penny saved is a penny earned, but you get what you pay for. Kids get conflicting messages about money and as the current economic situation proves, theyre not the only ones left baffled. Nows a great time to teach your kids some financial smarts. You dont have to try explaining subprime mortgages and defaulted loans, of course, but you can help your children learn rich lessons about nickels and dimes and buying and borrowing. They may even gain some valuable insights into such abstractions as, well, value. As youll see, our lessons about moola are disguised as cool games and easy family strategies, which makes using them one investment thats sure to pay off. WORTHWHILE INVESTMENT LETS TALK ABOUT MONEYFrom the Moonjar folks, who sell a popular spend-saveshare bank for kids, comes Conversations to Go: The Game That Questions Money, a collection of conversation-starters full of financial provocation. The game offers a mix of nuts-and-bolts problems (How much do you think it costs to have a dog for one year?) and more philosophical inquiries (Does money buy happiness? How long does it last?). During a lively dinnertable conversation prompted by the games queries, Ben, my 11-year-old son, mused aloud about the time he spent $5 to fill a small bag with colorful stones, only to have them lose their emotional luster by the time he got home. I think the fun of picking the stones might have been worth $2, but not $5, he concluded. My 7year-old, contemplating greed, recalled the story of King Midas and shuddered (moonjar.com, $15).FUN WITH FINANCES HOME SHOPPINGWith a $2 budget, Anna Curtis, age 9, can get a handful of raisins for $1.75 and still have enough left over for five pretzels at Moms Snack Bar, that is. Since her three children were little, Mary Ann Curtis has filled a muffin tin with individually priced nibbles and let her kids pick out and pay for with borrowed coins their healthy snacks of choice. When the store was still a start-up, the money math was easy: A strawberry was three cents, so if they got two of them, they simply had to add up and count out six cents, Mary Ann explains. But over the years, the sums have gotten more complicated. For an extra challenge, sometimes Annas older brothers run the snack bar, and then the prices get really exorbitant. Mary Ann says, Grapes might be $62, so we get out the Monopoly money for that!SAVVYSTRATEGY MEMBERS OF THE BANK OF MOMWhen tweens Gavin and Kieran Hambrose began getting a weekly allowance, their mom, Kathleen, created an allowance account to solve cash flow problems. I never seemed to have the cash on hand to give it to them each week, she explains. And when we were out shopping, and they wanted to spend some of their own money, they didnt have it with them or know how much they had to spend. Now, in her purse, Kathleen keeps a small notebook in which she records a running balance for each child, tracking deposits (allowance and birthday gifts) and deductions (expenses and purchases). Sometimes the boys save up to buy something big like a new Xbox game, and sometimes they use it for little things like a pack of gum. In the cashless society we live in, the account teaches them how to budget. We have this joke in our family that we dont want to move the same money around in a circle, explains Cathy Herbst about why her kids dont get an allowance. It doesnt help us if its just moving from our pockets to their pockets. We want to get more money coming in! One solution was to put Calvin, now 12, in charge of clipping coupons. The incentive? He gets to keep half of whatever money the family saves, whether its 50 cents on laundry detergent or 50 dollars on a theme-park admission. Of course it has to be stuff we actually use and need, Cathy says, laughing. In the beginning, we got a lot of We need more cinnamon rolls!But now the arrangement works really well. It saves us money, gives Calvin money, and teaches him how to be a smart shopper.SPENDING SMARTS GO ON AN IMAGINARY SHOPPING SPREEIf I got the snow cone maker and the playset, Id still have enough left for the prank peanut can, Ben announced not long ago. To turn longing into learning, Id given him a handful of catalogs and a makebelieve budget, then sent him on an imaginary shopping spree. In a single rainy afternoon, Ben found 100 ways to spend an imaginary $100. It was a fun flight of fancy that gave him great practice in subtraction and budgeting (and gave Santa valuable clues to holiday wish lists). Next, Im giving Ben a Chinese take-out menu and a $25 budget and letting him order a real meal. With luck, we wont end up with 25 $1 egg rolls. When your kids are considering a big purchase, run through this checklist to help them think about value, thrift and financial planning.$ How much do you really want it?Spotting a $25 gumball machine, my 10-year-old was filled with longing. But after talking it through, he decided that it would be exciting only for a day or two. Besides, he said wisely, its not like Im even allowed to chew tons and tons of gum.$ Do you still want it a week later?If the item passes the reallywanting-it test, try a waiting period to see how pressing the desire remains. (This purchase purgatory approach works for grown-ups too!)$ How will you pay for it?Recently, a $50 toy pirate ship Ben had come upon sailed through these first two tests. He had $22 in his piggy bank and gets $1.50 a week to spend (50 cents of his two-dollar allowance goes toward charitable giving). I helped him Calculate how many weeks he would need to save to get the ship: 19. Nothing inspires practicing division skills quite like yearning!$ Are there ways to earn the money?Ben agreed to wash the downstairs windows at a dollar apiece, bringing in $10 for himself and sparkling sunlight for all of us.$ Can you get it cheaper?Ive taught my kids to look for less expensive ways to make purchases: searching the desired item on Craigslist and eBay or at thrift shops and flea markets. No luck on the pirate ship.$ Can you wait until youve saved up?Three months of saving his allowance stand between Ben and his pirate ship. Well see how These three websites teach financial smarts through fun and games.$ funbrain.comoffers a changemaking game for virtual shoppers.$ newmoney.gov/education/ default.htmoffers a virtual visit to the money factory, (aka the Bureau of Engraving and Printing), with a design-your-own-bill activity and a catch-a-counterfeit security game. $ themint.orgoffers bigger kids interested in bigger bucks a chance to read up on earning and investing or take quizzes about their money habits. VALUABLE ADVICE STEP-BY-STEPSPENDING ONLINE TREASURES FREE LEARNING T OOLSBYCATHERINE NEWMAN, DISNEYFAMILYFUN MAGAZINEFUN WITH FINANCES RAISING SAVVYSAVERS MONEYGAME THE VALUE OF ADOLLARSmall change adds up fast in this quick game involving money and dice but no gambling. Place a pile of coins in the middle of a table: at least four quarters, three dimes, two nickels, and five pennies per person. Players take turns rolling a pair of dice and taking coins from the pile that add up to the number rolled: a player who rolls an 11 takes a dime and a penny. As players amass money, they must trade in smaller coins for bigger ones. (If the player with 11 cents rolls a nine next, he takes a nickel and four pennies and trades the nickel and five pennies for a dime.) The first player to collect $1 wins. To teach the painful concept of fines, add a rule that says a player must lose a nickel for a missed trading-up opportunity. MONEYMATH AGUESSING GAME THAT PAYS OFFExercise your kids math muscle with a guessing game that can be played virtually anywhere. Hold a handful of change behind your back and reveal both the number of coins and the total sum: Ive got six coins that equal 54 cents. Players must guess the exact coins in your hand (two quarters and four pennies). Tailor the level of difficulty to a players age; an older kid can handle a puzzler like, Ive got seven coins that equal 45 cents. Offer the guessers a pile of coins for testing out solutions or let math whizzes solve the puzzle in their heads.