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C M Y K By FLOYD RIDER Special to the News-Sun Editors note: Operation Torch, the American and British invasion of North Africa that was the first step in pushing back the Axis powers in World War II, was launched on Nov. 8, 1942. Floyd Rider, a Lake Placid resident, was there. This is his story.From January 1942 until October of 1945, I was on active duty in the Navy. The Navy, for the most part, was good to me. I went in right off the farm as an Apprentice Seaman and in two years and nine months had been promoted to Chief Electricians Mate. After boot camp I was sent to electricians school. In August of 1942, I was assigned to the USS Joseph Hewes AP50, an amphibious transport. The Hewes was a converted freighter with a 400-man crew. We carried 1,200 soldiers headed for the invasion of Africa and all their equipment and supplies, including food, fuel and ammunition, to support them for 90 days. We had on board 17 landing barges, of various sizes, used to put all this ashore. We were typical of the ships used in the African invasion. My first job aboard was to care for all the batteries. Each landing NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, November 11-12, 2011 www.newssun.com Volume 92/Number 133 | 50 cents 079099401001 HighLow 68 48Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Mostly sunny, breezy and cooler Forecast Question: Do you think President Obamas health care law is constitutional? Next question: Should Penn State coach Joe Paterno have been fired? www.newssun.comMake your voice heard at Online Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453O nline: www.newssun.com Yes 30.1% No 69.9% Total votes: 113 Classifieds 9A Community Briefs2A Community Calendar5B Dear Abby 11B Dear Pharmacist7B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living 6B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times11B Religion 8B 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, #1 front strip; 00013781 THR & ASSOC.; 3.639"; 1"; Process color; front page corner cut make goo; 00013854 U.S. Navy photo Floyd Rider of Lake Placid was on board the USS Joseph Hewes when it was struck by a German torpedo on Nov. 11, 1942, off the coast of Africa. He made it off the ship before it sank, but more than 100 men on board were lost. A A specia l l reaso n n to remembe r r Nov . 11 By ED BALDRIDGE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING The American dream runs on small business, but it is hard to get one started. Its doubly hard in a down economy Its astronomically hard if you are blind. But Avon Park resident Bobby Talley is going to give it a go. Blind from meningitis at the age of four, 57-year-old Talley wants to show that there is a life after being handicapped, even an entrepreneurial spirit. I just want to give people something to do, Talley said about his proposed business of renting pedal boards, pavilions, tables, and various games in Donaldson Park. I think it will add to the entertainment atmosphere and fun. It will give people of all ages something to do, Talley said. Family activities a Sight Unseen at Donaldson Park, until now News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Bobby Talley as he leaves the CRA Main Street meeting on Wednesday. Rally falls shortLady Streaks make late run in first game loss SPORTS, 1BHistory lessonVeterans Day traces roots back to World War I PAGE12B See RIDER, page 7A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comSEBRING Members of the school board agreed to revisit their recently revised policy regarding use of the Internet by district employees. The issue was raised by Avon Park Middle School teacher Jean Federico during Tuesdays regular meeting. Assistant school superintendent Rebecca Fleck and the Management Information Systems department had worked for months to bring the district guidelines up to date with new technology. Federico said the policy in general was sensible and useful. Her concerns were limited to the blanket prohibition against friending or otherwise communicating with students on social networks like Facebook. Federico said teachers as they should be are encouraged to mentor students and build supportive connections. I have been sitting with (my students) face to face throughout middle school. I want to be able to stay with them and see them through high school. This is particularly important, she added, for those young people whose parents are too overwhelmed to help or simply dont care. In some cases, she said, often a childs only lifeline is provided by a teacher, but that even teens from supportive homes sometimes need extra help too. Federico told the NewsSun her daughter, now in college, is one of those examples. It wasnt just me (raising her), she said, she benefitSchool board to review Facebook policy See POLICY, page 5A Obituaries Ruby Mae Brazzell of Lake Placid Doris Boyd Whitt Age 83, of A von Park Obituaries, Page 5A By SAMANTHAGHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.orgVeterans Day will be celebrated all over Highlands County today with numerous events, parades and special ceremonies. The Veterans Day parade followed by a ceremony will take place in downtown Sebring today around 1 p.m. The parade will feature he 13th Army Band. Aceremony will follow on the courthouse lawn at 3 p.m. Destination Downtown Sebring will celebrate with a special Veterans Appreciation event will be held from 4 p.m.. until 8 p.m. in Circle Park. Activities planned include, Show You r True Colors contest, a Veterans Gratitude Board, guest speaker Ed Paying tribute Day loaded with events around county to honor veterans See VETERANS, page 5A By ED BALDRIDGE email@example.comSEBRING Who pays for the driveways? That was the question that stalled the decision by County Commissioners to move forward with the planned 8-foot-wide multiuse path along Memorial and College drives just south of Avon Park. The proposed project stretches from Cornell Street south to the Memorial Elementary School with a branch turning west along College Drive to U.S. 27. Along that path chosen by County Engineer Ramon Gavarrete are several orange groves, which use the county right-of-way to park frui t trailers during the season. The $779,000 multi-use path funded in part by the Florida Department o f Transportation would require a fence along the side with the groves to prevent accidental interaction between path users and grove equipment. The fence would hinde r grove operations, according Gregg Hartt of Lake Placid, who spoke to the commission Tuesday on behalf of his Proposed multi-use path put on hold See PATH, page 8AJ. Edgar Eastwoods biopic is riveting and noble REVIEW, 11BApplauding perfectionSchool board honors students that earned perfect FCATscores PAGE2A See SIGHT, page 8A
C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK Alocal author has recently gained more exposure after her submitted book was named Best Book of 2011 at the Florida Writers Association Conference in Orlando. Sunny Serafino, the author of nearly 10 books and one manuscript, is not a stranger to winning. Her book A Grandma for Christmas won first place in a similar contest back in 2008 and two others have also won distinctive awards as far back as 2004. Her most recent piece, Finding Amy, was awarded the Best Book title, was named first place by the Royal Palm Literary Award and beat out more than 300 other entries in the unpublished womens fiction genre. Finding Amy is expected to be published early 2012. Serafino describes writing as a longtime love. Ive wanted to write most of my life but life just got in the way. Raising children and jobs were the responsibility at that time. I only started to write when I retired, Serafino said. Serafino writes mostly in the womens fiction genre and describes her stories as tales about courageous women overcoming obstacles. Serafino also writes about family matters and Christian and inspirational issues. When Serafino isnt working on her next prize-winning book, she spend countless hours advising and encouraging beginning writers in the community. I teach a writing critique class. I want to help writers who are starting out. I love writing and I think its a gift, so I like to give back thats why I teach, Serafino said. The critique class is held at the Avon Park Library every Friday from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. Serafino also teaches a creative writing course at South Florida Community College. The creative writing course will begin in January and it is a six-week course, Serafino said. Serafino is also a professional speaker and visits churches and womens groups giving encouragement, empowerment, and advise to those in need. I enter (contests) all the time. You never know if you are going to win or not and its a challenge. It stretches your writing out of your comfort zone. You gain a lot of knowledge at contests. There is a lot of critiquing and advice you can gain and I wasnt expecting to win, but I did, Serafino said. Serafinos books all available on the Amazon.com. Two of her most popular stories Forgive and Never Look Back are available on Kindle. Serafino also sells autographed copies of her published works at sunnyserafino.blogspot.com/. Page 2ANews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011www.newssun.com Pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 00008034 FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 11/11/11; 00013792 Nov. 9 91629444851x:4Next jackpot $28 millionNov. 5 145373851x:5 Nov. 2 113134394752x:3 Nov. 9 25152931 Nov. 8 3691928 Nov. 7 79202228 Nov. 6 210121528 Nov. 9 (n) 4033 Nov. 9 (d) 0617 Nov. 8 (n) 9060 Nov. 8 (d) 1264 Nov. 9(n) 711 Nov. 9 (d) 699 Nov. 8 (n) 208 Nov. 8(d) 706 Nov. 8 1235373821 Nov. 4 310162613 Nov. 1 26283722 Oct. 28 69182519 Nov. 9 535575859 PB: 12 PP: 3Next jackpot $35 millionNov. 5 233394043 PB: 26 PP: 3 Nov. 2 1214343946 PB: 36 PP: 4 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d) is the daytime drawing, (n) is the nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball PP: Power Play Lottery Center Cattlemen fundraiser canceledSEBRING The Cattlemen/Cattlewomen Tail-Gator fundraiser scheduled for Saturday has been canceled. If you have purchased tickets please be advised that the organizers will return your money to you as soon as possible.Whats Up Downtown meeting TuesdaySEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will host its next monthly Whats Up Downtown meeting on Tuesday at 5:30 p.m. at Sebring Civic Center with a focus on goal setting for downtown Sebring for the 2012 year. These informative meetings are open to the public. Anyone who has an interest in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend.Skylarks Big Band to perform at Highlands Social Dance ClubSEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club hosts ballroom dancing today at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway from 7-9:30 p.m. Dance the night away to the music of the nine-piece Skylarks Band. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. Snack bar opens at 6 p.m. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for nonmembers. For more information, call 385-6671.Red Hatters playing buncoSEBRING The Red Hatters monthly bunco and luncheon will be held today at 11:30 a.m. at the Caddy Shack Restaurant across from Harder Hall in Sebring. Lunch is Dutch treat and there is a $2 donation per person towards prizes for bunco. You need not know how to play bunco. All Red Hatters are welcome. Any questions, call Mary at 382-9882.Sea Services Museum closed on holidaysSEBRING The Military Sea Services Museum will be closed on the following holiday dates only: Today Veterans Day; Nov. 23-26 Thanksgiving; Dec. 23-24 Christmas; Dec. 30-31 New Years. The museum will be open on its regular days, Wednesday through Saturday, from 12-4 p.m., starting on Wednesday, Jan. 4.Godwin playing with Written In Red at DuffersAVON PARK Written In Red will be performing at Duffers Sports Grille from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 12. Former Highlands County Sheriff Howard Godwin and Roger Decker lead this four-man group in playing a variety of rock and popular tunes for dancing. There is no cover charge. Hit singer and songwriter Rick Arnold will entertain from 6-9 p.m. today. There is never a cover charge for any of the musical entertainment. Duffers is located at 2451 U.S. 27 South, Avon Park. For details, call 452 6339.LP pioneers to be honoredLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Historical Society invites everyone to help it honor the Pioneer Man and Woman for the year 2012. The event will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at the museum. This honor is given to members of the first families who came to Lake Placid and settled the wilderness. Pioneer Man Jerry Pendarvis and Pioneer Woman Betty Ray Roberts will share stories of their familys life in early Lake Placid. Their COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY It was a standing room only crowd at the school board chamber Tuesday night, as families turned out to congratulate the students who achieved perfect scores on the 2010 FCAT. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comSEBRING It took three days to introduce all the students who achieved perfect scores on the Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test in 2010 to the members of the school board, in total 155 students. Presentations were made Oct. 4, Oct. 24 and the final was on Tuesday. School board chairperson Donna Howerton spoke for the board Thursday when she expressed her admiration for the students and the schools they attend. It was phenomenal the number of students at both elementary and secondary levels of perfect FCAT scores. Great job to all students in their focus on academics with the many other activities they include. Also great job, she said, emphasizing the word great, to The School Board of Highlands County employees in their involvement with each of our students. It was great to see that support, along with family and community members who came out to recognize our students also. Among those young scholars who answered every question correctly were a handful who went even further achieving perfect scores on more than one test, or being the only student to ace a particular subject area on the test. For example, Carson Angell, from Sun N Lake Elementary was the only student in the district to achieve perfect scores in three subjects math, reading and writing. Robert Williams, at the time in the eighth grade at Hill-Gustat Middle School, was the only secondary student in the district to have a perfect score in science. Other students also excelled in more than one subject. At the secondary school level, Benjamin Collins, at the time in the eighth grade in Sebring Middle School, aced reading and writing, and Dante Lepe, then a sixth-grader at HillGustat, aced reading and math. At the elementary level, Isabella Knott of Fred Wild Elementary School was perfect in reading and math. At Lake Placid Elementary, Kathryn Smoak was perfect in science and math. At Sun N Lake Elementary, in addition to Carson, 23 students achieved perfect scores, five in more than one subject: Gil Ivo De Los Reyes in writing and math; Chance Galas in writing and reading; Paolo Pineda in writing and math; Briana Quinn for writing and math; Baily Travers for writing and math; and Christopher Wolf for writing and reading. Acomplete list of the students who earned perfect scores is posted with this story on www.newssun.com. Applauding perfection New-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Benjamin Collins (left), then at Sebring Middle School, acheived perfect scores in writing and reading. Dante Lepe, then in the sixth grade at Hill-Gustat Middle School, aced reading and math. Students who aced FCAT honored Local author snags fifth award at state writers contest Serafino
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 3A HIB 3x10.5 color 00013872 Chicanes 3x10.5 color 00013880 News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Charlotte Good and Ray Leedy of Sebring purchase apples Thursday morning from Rotary Club member Carmen Lybarger during the Gene Scheck Rotary Apple and Cider Sale in Sebring. Have an apple a day ... and then some Fla LawnmowerRacing 3x10.5 BW 00013944 News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Rotary member Scott Crutchfield (from left), Rotary Apple Czar Bruce Lybarger, and Rotary member Scott Johnson chat with Sandy Coppotelli of Sebring on Thursday morning before loading a box of apples into her car during the 42nd Annual Gene Scheck Apple and Cider Sale. Lybarger said the fundraising event was a huge success with many apple varieties selling out. In addition to apples and cider, homemade glycerin soaps and barbecue were also available for sale. Some of the proceeds from the event will be used to support the New Testament Mission, the Florida Sportsmen Association and the Boys and the Highlands County Boys and Girls Club.
C M Y K Page 4ANews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIAL 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. email@example.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. email@example.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. firstname.lastname@example.org BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. email@example.com EDITORIAL& OPINION In a special way on this Veterans Day, 11/11/11, we recognize our Air Force, Army, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard veterans who have sacrificed, both in war and in peace, to protect America and the American way of life. We honor our brave men and women who have proudly served this great Nation, for they are the fabric from which our flag has been woven. Armistice Day, as this commemoration was first proclaimed, recognized the day the ceasefire was signed during World War I, putting an end to hostilities on Nov. 11, 1918, at 11 a.m., on the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month. Armistice Day was first designated to honor those who fought in World War I, which was said to be a war to end war. Unfortunately, it didnt. Following World War II and the Korean War, Congress replaced the word Armistice with Veterans in 1954 to honor all American veterans. It is easy to recognize our veterans as active-duty service members who are very visible due to our ongoing operations overseas. However, the majority of veterans we honor today no longer actively serve wearing a military uniform. Many have gone on to become teachers, police officers, firemen and neighbors.Whether they wear the military uniform today, or wore it decades ago, veterans represent an unwavering dedication and exemplify the highest ideals of service to our Nation. Today, on Veterans Day, we are still a Nation at war. Oct. 7, 2011 marked the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in response to the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on U.S. soil. Today, we honor the unwavering courage of the men and women who have served in our Armed Forces, including those in the ongoing efforts of securing our Nation and in their continuing fight against terrorism. Our men and women in uniform both past and present, have been, and are, the most powerful line of defense in all conflicts against enemies who set out to harm our way of life. The true strength of our military is the spirit and skill of the men and women who have worn the service uniforms of our nation. They have answered the call to duty from all across America. Over the course of the last year alone, our airmen have remained focused on our missions in Afghanistan, Iraq, and in the fight against al Qaeda and its affiliate networks around the world. Airmen are justifiably proud to be part of the joint team that finally brought Osama bin Laden to justice this year. At the same time, they have maintained constant vigilance defending America through our continuous air sovereignty, space, cyber, and nuclear deterrence missions. But thats not all we asked our airmen to do this year. In addition to these efforts, they have been busy demonstrating their capability to respond successfully to other unexpected events. This includes working with our NATO allies and other partners in operations in Africa, as well as providing timely disaster relief to our friends in Japan following the terrible earthquake and tsunami. Closer to home, our airmen helped their fellow Americans battle wildfires, hurricanes, and other severe weather in the United States. Our airmen, like all of our veterans, make us exceedingly proud each day. Today, approximately 223,000 airmen are actively engaged in some type of operation. Thats roughly 43 percent of our Air Force. As you look at the numbers, its easy to focus only on our airmen who are far from home, separated from love ones for six or maybe 12 months, doing the nations work. But Veterans Day is not only about recognizing those deployed airmen. Veterans Day also recognizes the noble service of all service members who report for duty every day to carry on the fight from the home front and, all of our veterans past and present who have helped maintain the sovereignty of our Nation whether they are overseas or at home. As our service members depart from our shores, we look forward to their safe return home. But we know that some of them will not. It is our responsibility to honor those who return home, especially our wounded warriors. And, we must never forget those who paid for our freedom with the ultimate sacrifice. We must also honor the families of our veterans, who sacrifice in their own, often uncelebrated ways. As long as we remain engaged in prolonged conflict, airmen and family support will continue to be a key focus area of our Air Force leadership, and we will always recognize and honor their accomplishments and sacrifices to our Nation. America is fortunate to have service members who exemplify commitment to duty, willingly display valor under fire, and favor humility over glory. This notion of selflessness and sacrifice the likes of which are exhibited each and every day by airmen, soldiers, sailors, marines and coast guardsmen is the bedrock of our all-volunteer force. To our veterans our service members of all ages who have engaged in combat, stability and humanitarian operations, we honor you. To those service members who paid the ultimate price or who are still missing or unaccounted for, we honor you by remembering the sacrifices you and your families made for our great Nation. So, today is a day of honor and a day to honor.On this day of celebration and reflection, I thank everyone who has worn a U.S. military uniform for their honorable service and for our freedom. Bill Hutchison is a retired U.S. Air Force colonel and a former JROTC instructor at Avon Park High School. Today is a day of honor and a day to honor Guest Column Bill Hutchinson EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 3851954; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun. All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. The News-Sun has a long history of encouraging public discussion through letters, guest columns, and Readers Response questionnaires. Providing this forum for our readers is a pleasure, not an obligation. First the bad news. Too often the school board chamber echoes due to the fact that its empty. When people do attend, it is a safe bet they are principals, teachers, or the random set of parents who want to transfer their child to a different school. Put it this way a person doesnt need both hands to count the typical audience, no matter how important the issue being discussed. Now for the good news. Tuesday night the board room wasnt just filled, it was filled to overflowing. One gentleman, caught in the reception area and unable to get into the room itself because of the crowd, said he lost count at 51. There were perhaps three times that number inside. Every chair was taken and people lined the walls, in places two deep. It was a wonderful sight. Which leads to the best news why so many turned out. Tuesday night, the school board honored the secondary students who achieved perfect scores on their Florida Comprehensive Assessment Tests in 2010. An equally large group of elementary students were recognized at an earlier date. In all, 155 students managed perfection in either reading or math; and a handful managed that in both. Remember what this means every question was answered correctly. Just as encouraging was the number of parents who took the time to watch their children shine. Yes, we know, this kind of success and support creates a problem for the school board the kind of problem every school board wishes it had, which is how to better accommodate that large an audience. Asuggestion was made that the occasion be moved to the Board of County Commissioners Chamber at the Government Center, but we think its better to keep the celebration in house, so to speak. This is the result of students and teachers working together. There are no politics involved here. There must be a space at one of the high schools where everyone would fit. And, while were at it, why not really make it special, add a little refreshment and cheer, like congratulatory punch and scholarly cake give everyone a chance to savor the moment. Heaven knows the FCATremains the 800-pound gorilla in the room, its fairness and how its data are used always in question. It is a dreaded pressure hanging over studentsheads throughout the school year, and now over teachers as well. Young people who remain focused, read quickly with complete comprehension which is what it takes, after all, to answer every question correctly deserve more than a little credit. Its like batting 1.000 in baseball. We extend our admiration to every one of these students, congratulations to their families, and gratitude to the teachers, administrators, and support personnel who worked together to make it happen. It took about a half hour for school board members to shake each students hand. After the ceremony, School Board member Andy Tuck was sure Highlands County must have the highest percentage of perfect scores in the state. We checked. It turns out the state board of education doesnt track the number of perfect scores, so there is no way of knowing, but Tuesday night it certainly seemed as if Tuck must be right. Taking a moment to brag Today we have bad news, good news and best news about the Highlands County school district.
C M Y K ed from all kinds of mentors. Beyond the importance of inspiring students and providing encouragement, however, Federico said the fear of using social networks was over stated. Facebook, she told the board, is so public it has total accountability. But, if I call a student on the phone nobody knows (what was said). Facebook is actually more accountable. There is a generation gap as well, Federico told the News-Sun. Adifference between adults who grew up before the computer age, and the young people who were born into it and cant imagine the pre-computer world. Our students are native speakers, Federico said, quoting one of her own mentors, were immigrants to this world. It is not our first language. (The district) had a noble intent, but Im just feeling they overreacted. Board members were inclined to agree. Member Andy Tuck said he had gotten multiple calls about the issue. He had voted reluctantly for the prohibition, thinking it went too far. I basically thought we were covering our rear ends, he said. School board attorney John McClure explained that the policy was put into place so action could be taken in the event of inappropriate behavior. Tuck replied that, We should have a policy against inappropriate behavior, not a blanket prohibition. McClure added that social networking is a subject of intense debate among school board attorneys in general. It is not a problem unique to Highlands County. He recommended a review, and the school board agreed, Chair Donna Howerton saying, we live in a different world. stories are unique, clever and humorous. The secondand fourthgraders of Lake Placid will be at the museum Monday through Wednesday. The students will learn methods used in everyday life 100 years ago. They will also tour the caboose and jail. Public hours for those days will be from noon to 3 p.m.Leveys signing booksSEBRING The HCA November show at the Art and Music Gallery this Saturday at 6 p.m. at the Kenilworth Lodge will also include a book signing by local writers Larry and Elaine Levey. In 1996, the Leveys compiled a photo-history of the county, called, Yesterday: AFamily Album of Highlands County, published by the News-Sun in 1997. The book won a second place award that year from the Florida Press Association in the local history category. Larry, still a News-Sun correspondent, and Elaine, director of the Depot Museum in Avon Park, now own the copyright to the book and recently had it reprinted. The book is made up of 128 pages, with 265 historic black-and-white photos, most from the countys three historical societies. For more information, call Larry Levey, 385-8618 or Fred Leavitt, 402-8238 or email email@example.com/.Movies Showing at the LP libraryLAKE PLACID The November schedule of Saturday 2 p.m. matinee films at the Lake Placid Memorial Library is as follows: Eat Pray Love (NR) on Saturday and The Bridges of Madison County (PG-13) on Nov. 19. The public is invited to attend these free showings. Seating is limited. Children age 9 or younger must be accompanied by an adult.St. Catherine spaghetti dinner SaturdaySEBRING There will be a spaghetti dinner at St. Catherine Parish Hall on Saturday from 4:30-7 p.m. The hall is at 827 Hickory St. in Sebring, across from the church. The meal consists of salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, meatballs, breadstick, dessert and beverages at a cost of $8 for adults and $4 for children.Sebring Village Dance is SaturdaySEBRING The Sebring Village Dance will be from 7:30-10:30 p.m. on Saturday in the clubhouse, which is located one mile behind Walmart off Schumacher Road in Sebring. The cost is $3.50 for members and $5 for nonmembers. Coffee and ice will be provided. Call 386-0045 or 2730875 for more information.YMCA Good Dog course starts SaturdaySEBRING Highlands County YMCA(located at 100 YMCALane, Sebring) will be offering a winter dog obedience and behavioral modification course, Good Dog. The course is being offer to all citizens and visitors of Highlands County. You do not have to be a member of the YMCA to partake. This is a six-week course, which will begin at 4 p.m., on Saturday. The class meets each Saturday for approximately one hour. The classes are held under cover at the basketball courts to keep owner and dog cool, along with protecting us from possible showers. Puppies and dogs must be current on their vaccinations. Cost is $50. Call 6559080.Saturday Morning Market in LPLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Saturday Morning Market will take place from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday in Stuart Park on Interlake Boulevard. Vendors include but are not are not limited to wine, plants, pottery, fresh vegetables, jewelry, candles, homemade breads, jams, spices and more. Many vendors are offering holiday gift baskets. Breakfast and lunch is available at the park. Eat at the park or take out is available. Free entertainment. For additional information, please contact the Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce at 465-4331.Adelines fashion show SaturdaySEBRING Heart of Highland, Sweet Adelines, Show Chorus, presents AdelinesFashions on Parade, its annual fashion show and luncheon in the Plantation Room of the Kenilworth Lodge, 1610 Lakeview Dr., Sebring, on Saturday at noon. Doors open 11:30 a.m. Tickets are $20. Call 3826632, 699-1288, 452-1927, or 638-1598 in Polk County.Democratic Women plan meetingSEBRING On Saturday at 8:45 a.m., the Democratic WomensClub of Highlands County will have their final official meeting of the year. Continental Breakfast will be provided. This months speaker is Linda Taylor, who is the author of Great Women Exploring Nature: How Wild Florida Influenced Their Lives, a womens history book of sorts including icons Marjory Stoneman Douglas and Rachel Carson. She will be signing her book after her presentation. After Billy Glades performs two songs about nature and the environment, an installation ceremony for 2012 officers will be performed. The President of the Democratic WomensClub of Florida, Janet Goen, will be present. Abrief business meeting will follow the installation ceremony. This event will be held at the Democratic Party Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway (behind Ruby Tuesdays). Like-minded guests are welcome. Call 214-4680 for further information.Veterans Office hosting garage saleSEBRING Huge garage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., on Saturday at the Veteran Services Office conference room, 7205 S. George Blvd. Proceeds will benefit the Veterans Council of Highlands County Inc. and the veterans served by the County Veteran Services Office.Spanish Aglow InternationalSEBRING Spanish Aglow Internationals monthly meeting will be held Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Spring Lake Community Center (209 Spring Lake Blvd. B).Tanglewood Craft and Hobby Fair is SaturdaySEBRING Tanglewoods annual Craft and Hobby Fair will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday with more than 85 tables. Free admission. Door prizes all day. Snack bar will be open. Tanglewood is located on U.S. 27, one-half mile north of Sebring Walmart.Empty Bowls Luncheon is MondaySEBRING The Empty Bowls Luncheon to benefit the Heartland Food Reservoir will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday at the Sebring Civic Center downtown for $10 donation. Events at local lodges, postsAVON PARK The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 in Avon Park, will host the following events: Today Happy Veterans Day. Music by Big Freddie from 5-8 p.m. Saturday Karaoke by Johnny B from 5-8 p.m. Call 452-9853. LAKE PLACID The American Legion Placid Post 25 located at 1490 U.S. 27 North, Lake Placid, will host the following events: Today Buddy Canova will entertain from 6:309:30 p.m. Saturday Car show 10 a.m. Veterans dinner/dance 5 p.m. Pete Ruano Entertainment 5 p.m. On Tuesday, Nov. 29, a casino trip is planned for 8 a.m. Call Judy for details at 655-0232. Call 465-0975. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Elks 2661, will host the following events: Today VADay ceremony at Lake Placid Health Care Center (call Oscar Wagner at 465-4847 for details). Music by Don and Allen (call number below for time). Coming up next month: Christmas Ball on Saturday, Dec. 10 and New Years Eve, Saturday, Dec. 31 buy your tickets early. Call 465-2661. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 5A MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; ff main top right only; 00013470 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; hospice (cornerstone), obit pg; 00013488 ROAD SHOW ESTATE BUYERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black; 11/11/11; 00013801 Continued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS RUBYMAE BRAZZELL Mrs. Ruby Mae Brazzell of Lake Placid passed away Oct. 29, 2011 at Good Shepherd Hospice House of Sebring after a very restful stay. She is survived by her husband, of 53 years, Thomas E. Brazzell. Her funeral service was in Robinson, Ill. Anyone wishing to pay tribute to her memory, please do so to Good Sheperd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, Fla., 33870. DORIS BOYD WHITT Doris Boyd Whitt, 83, of Avon Park, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011, in Sebring. She was born October 29, 1928, to Den Cook and Maude (Reynolds) Boyd in Raven, Va., and had been a resident of Avon Park since 1970, coming from Woodbridge, Va. She was a clerical secretary in the banking industry, and a member of Credit Women International, Avon Park Garden Club, Avon Park Historical Society and Avon Park First United Methodist Church. She is survived by her daughter, Denise W. (Ron) Knudtson of Sebring; son, Charles Chuck (Linda) Whitt, Roanoke, Va.; sister, Charlotte Compton, Longview, Texas; brothers, Jim (Sylvia) Boyd, Richlands, Va. and Den Cook Boyd, Jr., Fredricksburg, Va. and four grandchildren. Interment will be at Greenhills Memory Gardens in Claypool Hill, Va. Local arrangements were entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 863-385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com OBITUARIES Continued from page 1A Policy on Facebook under review Westberry, and American flags respectful disposal by the Boy Scouts. South Florida Community College will hold a Veterans Day program on the main campus at 10:45 a.m. at the campus flagpole. Several elementary schools are planning special events today. Fred Wild Elementary will be holding a Veterans Day Ceremony to honor the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces. The ceremony will start at 9 a.m. in the school courtyard. Also at 9 a.m., Cracker Trail Elementary will honor veterans with speech and performance. Each grade level will present either a speech or song to show support of the nations troops. Honor Guard Commander, Bob Ryan, will also be presenting the flags and performing the 21-gun salute and Taps. Woodlawn Elementary invites families and vets to their Veterans Day Presentation in the cafeteria at 9 a.m. Honor and thanks will be given to Veterans at the school. Fourth graders will deliver a special performance for veterans and all in attendance. Papa Johns pizza in Sebring Square will celebrate veterans and their service by supporting the United Service Organization (USO). One dollar of every online order at www.papajohns.com will be donated to the USO from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. Veterans can also get into Highlands Hammock, or any other state park, for free. Good Shepherd Hospice (1101 Hammock Road) will honor patients/veterans and their loved ones during the flag-raising ceremony today. The vets will receive honor pins and certificates of recognition at 8 a.m. VFWPost 4300 in Sebring will perform the flag-raising ceremony and Good Shepherd Hospi ce Chief Clinical Officer Becky McIntyre will provide musical entertainment. Southern Lifestyle Assisted Living will host a Veterans Day ceremony beginning at 2:30 p.m. for current residents who are veterans. The Combat Veterans Memorial VFWPost 9853 in Avon Park will hold a ceremony and dinner today. The flag ceremony will begin at 11 a.m. For more information, call 452-9853. The Lake Placid Elks 2661 will hold a Veterans Day ceremony at Lake Placid Health Care Center. Call Oscar Wagner at 465-4847. American Legion Post 69 in Avon Park, will host a Veterans Day service today at 11 a.m. Call 453-4553. The Highlands Tea Party will hold a flag waving honoring veterans and troops from noon until 2 p.m. on U.S. 27 and Bayview Street. Mark Tharpe, owner of Golden Corral Restaurant in Lake Placid, will again host veterans and military service members dinner on Monday. Continued from page 1A Veterans Day events planned
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C M Y K By CHRISTINE ARMARIO APEducation WriterBOCARATON Floridas Board of Governors on Wednesday agreed on a path to create a 12th state university that will focus on strengthening science and technology education. The board, which oversees Floridas State University System, voted to approve a series of steps for the University of South Florida Polytechnic in Lakeland to become an independent institution. The resolution passed Wednesday sets nine different criteria in order for USF Polytechnic to become independent. The first is to achieve separate accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Once that is accomplished, the university has to develop programs in the STEM fields and enroll at least 1,244 students. Fifty percent of those students must be in STEM fields, and another 20 percent must be in STEM-related programs. The university also needs to construct a science and technology building, a wellness center and residence halls. Other steps include establishing financial aid and other student services. The board will monitor the universitys progress and do a final review once all conditions have been met. If conditions are met, the USF branch will become a separate university. All those benchmarks are very doable, said state Sen. JD Alexander, R-Lake Wales, who has advocated for the branch to become an independent institution. Alexander said he believes that could be accomplished within three to five years, though other officials said it could take as long as a decade. The meeting took place at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton and was widely attended by USF students, community and policy leaders. barge used two big heavy duty batteries. This totaled about 24, then we also had about 20 spares. Also on the ship the telephone system was battery-powered and this required another bank of batteries. Altogether, I had 60 some batteries and it was my responsibility to keep them fully charged. We put our troops ashore near Fedala, south of Casablanca. We had been at battle stations for three nights and four days, when suddenly, just at dark on the fourth day Nov. 11, 1942 battle stations were secured. First and third sections were sent to the showers and second section took the watch. This left me on a search light platform about 20 feet above the main deck. Afew minutes later, I heard this guy screaming in the second power phone, Torpedo on the port bow! About the time I realized what he had said, the platform I was standing on tossed me in the air. When I came back down, I was fortunate to land on the platform again. As I was scrambling to try to get on my feet, several tons of water came down around me. The captain immediately ordered the anchor hoisted and signaled the engine room full speed astern. We were only three miles off the beach and apparently his attempt was to beach the ship. What the skipper could not know was that the steam lines to the anchor engine had been ruptured, so the anchor could not be hoisted. Remember, also, that this was an old ship and it took time to get the turbine up and running. The torpedo had hit about 100 feet back from the bow and broke the hull wide open. We were taking on water and the bow was already sinking. By the time the engine room got the shaft turning the screw was coming out of the water, so we didnt move. Amoment later the captain came out on the flying bridge and called in my direction, Pass the word, abandon ship. That was the last time I saw the captain, as he followed the old Navy tradition and went down with his ship. Anew directive was issued some time later that said in effect, no more of that. Upper echelons realized that we could needlessly lose a lot of good men with that tradition. On the third and fourth days of the invasion, our ship had been acting as a temporary hospital. We had put out all of our troops and supplies ashore and were now taking on the wounded from the beach. We had 50 some wounded men below decks. Im not sure how it was accomplished, but we got every one off in the 17 minutes we had before the ship slid under the water. We lost more than 100 crew members and soldiers. Of the 17 landing barges we started with, we only had three left. These were in the water and were manned.. They started coming alongside, so that men climbing down the nets could step right into the barge. Acouple of ships which were not far away also sent their barges. The nets were all centered amidships, but all of these we put some lines down over the side for men to slide down to the barges. My station was at the head of one of these lines. I was to help men get started down. Aman about ready to go over the side, showed me his expensive gold wristwatch. He was concerned about what the salt would do to his watch if he had to go in the water. Talk about stupid things we do, would you believe I took the time to fold up his watch and wrap it in electrical tape? He went over the side and I never saw him again. The last man to come to my station was a young fellow who looked to be about 15 years old. Im sure he was too young to be in the Navy, but here he was. His problem was that he had broken his arm a couple of weeks back and the arm was still in a cast. He was afraid he would not be able to hold himself on the line, so I got over the side on the line and then had him get on right above me. I told him if he had trouble holding on, to just slide down until his feet were on my shoulders so I could help hold him back from going too fast. We slid down with no trouble, until I came to the end of the line. I looked down and I was still seven or eight feet above the barge. I looked up and yelled, Let go. He did and we both fell in the barge. However, as he landed on top of me, he had his arm with the cast extended in such a way that it struck the edge of the barge and broke his arm again. The barge pulled away from the ship and, in my minds eye, I can still see the screw, well above the water and silhouetted against the sky.Amoment more and the USS Joseph Hewes was gone. Eventually, I was returned to the states and sent to Brooklyn Navy Yard for some more schooling. When I graduated, I was given three choices of sea duty. I asked for destroyer duty in the South Pacific and got destroyer escort duty in the north Atlantic. I went to Houston, Texas to be part of a crew being assembled to man a new destroyer escort, the J. Richard Ward DE 243. This was to be my home for the next 27 months. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 7A COWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 11/11/11; 00013780 JOHNSON, HAROLD S.; 3.639"; 5"; Black; battery b; 00013784 Zeno's Italian Restaurant P; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 11/11/11; 00013789 JD FINANCIAL; 3.639"; 4"; Black plus three; process, business; 00013794 WILKES, W. ROY (P.A.); 5.542"; 4"; Black; main a; 00013796 Sunrise Community 2x2 00013930 Continued from page 1A Rider recalls surviving torpedo attack that sank his ship in WWII The barge pulled away from the ship and, in my minds eye, I can still see the screw, well above the water and silhouetted against the sky. A moment more and the USS Joseph Hewes was gone. Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Path set for 12th state university
C M Y K mother, Joan Hartt, who owns the 20 acres of citrus along the proposed path. Hartt explained that several grove owners would have to remove productive trees and that the introduction of the fence would create driveways at certain gaps that would be costly for everyone. Gavarrete added that the land owners would have to seek costly driveway permits because of new code requirements. Hartt explained that since the county created the problem, they should be responsible for building the driveways. Gavarrete disagreed, saying that building the driveways with county money would set a bad example. I am uncomfortable with setting this precedent, Gavarrete said. Gavarrete also explained that several trees that have been in the county right of way for 10 plus years would have to be removed. It will be the owners responsibility to remove the trees, at their expense, Gavarrete told the commission about a legal opinion he had sought. Why does this have to go here? Hartt asked the board. There are better places to put the path that would get a lot more use. The proposed path will cost (his mothers grove) about $44,000 this year in production and about $125,000 over the life of the trees, Hartt explained. Acompromise motion from Commissioner Don Elwell, which split the difference 50/50, failed on a 2-2 vote with Commissioner Greg Harris in support and Jack Richie and Chair Barbara Stewart in opposition. We are right back where we were a couple of weeks ago, Elwell said about the absence of Commissioner Ron Handley. Handley had a long-standing commitment that he could not move, according to Stewart at the beginning of the meeting. The board was able to reach a consensus with a 4-0 vote to table the issue, seeking further input from the public and land owners before moving forward. The path is scheduled to be on the agenda on Nov. 22. We see this business as a benefit for Avon Park to promote the downtown area by bringing in groups to enjoy Donaldson Park. It would be a great opportunity for groups such as birthday parties, reunions, community fun events, church groups and businesses to offer family oriented, fun daycations and staycations, Talley wrote in his business plan. Talley spoke to the Avon Park City Council in September, seeking permission to use Donaldson Park to host his business Sight Unseen Enterprises. Council had no objections, and even encouraged Talley and his helper Judy McCarter to pursue his goal. Talley also approached the Main Street Community Redevelopment Agency Advisory Committee on Wednesday, and received support in his dream of being a business owner. This is what we are looking for in the downtown area, said CRADirector Wes Hoagland. According to Talleys business plan, he is aware of the goal of Avon Park to support and promote economic development activities in core areas of the city including the Main Street District, and that there is a need for more family centered events in the Mains Street District. Monica Doyle, contracted with the Florida Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, is working with Talley to help him reach his goals of self-employment. Based on our market research, there is a demand for more family and group oriented activities in Donaldson Park, wrote Doyle in a recent presentation to the Main Street Community Redevelopment Agency. Talley lives on South Verona Avenue and is a lifelong resident of Avon Park, but has lived a sheltered life up to this point, Doyle said. I have been working with Bobby over the past few months to develop a business model as he wants to be able to earn an income, and become an active and participating member of the community, Doyle said. He has a lot to offer the community, Doyle added. Talley said he chose this type of business for several reasons, including the fact he could walk to work and that his business would be recreational in nature. It is our goal to offer a one stop solution to groups. They can bring their own food, or Sight Unseen Enterprises can recommend local catering options which would benefit local businesses as well, Talley said. In addition to groups, individuals can choose to rent the equipment that Sight Unseen Enterprises has to offer, Like bocce ball, croquet, ladder ball, bean bag toss and badminton. Sight Unseen Enterprises could also rent tennis rackets, checkers and other items along with the pedal boat rentals. I just want to give people something to do, and families activities they can share, Talley said. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 9A CLASSIFIEDS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282010CA000215XXXXXX GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs MICHAEL D. POWELL, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 28, 2011 and entered in Case No. 282010CA000215XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC, is Plaintiff and MICHAEL D. POWELL; LYNN K. POWELL; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE AN Y RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, at Highlands County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 29th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 35, BLOCK 2, HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SECTION E, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 87, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on October 31, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k As Deputy Clerk November 11, 18, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282010CA000583XXXXXX GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs EDWARD T. ZARICK, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated October 28, 2011 and entered in Case No. 282010CA000583XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein GREEN TREE SERVICING, LLC, is Plaintiff and EDWARD T. ZARICK; JANICE L. ZARICK; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE AN Y RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, at Highlands County, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 29th day of November, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 17, BLOCK 40, DESOTO CITY, SECOND SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS THE NORTHERLY 10 FEET THEREOF, PARALLELING LOT 16, OF SAID PLAT AND THE NORTH HALF OF THAT PORTION OF SIXTH STREET SOUTH, LYING BETWEEN LOT 1, BLOCK 44 AND LOT 17, BLOCK 40, DESOTO CITY SECOND SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AS VACATED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 697, PAGE 115, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THE NORTHERLY FIVE FEET F THAT PORTION OF SIXTH STREET SOUTH, LYING BETWEEN LOT 1, BLOCK 44, AND LOT 17, BLOCK 40, DESOTO CITY, SECOND SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, WHICH ATTACHED TO THE AFORESAID LOT 1, BLOCK 44, BY VIRTUE OF STREET VACATION EFFECTED BY RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 697, PAGE 115, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on October 31, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k As Deputy Clerk November 11, 18, 2011 1050Legals 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #: GCS 11-0083 CARLA RENEE BENNETT, Personal Representative ESTATE OF DAVID L. MARSH, Deceased Plaintiff(s), vs. HILTON MINISTRIES, INC., a Florida Non Profit Corporation, ROBERT E. HILTON, SR., President, LILLIE M. 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 Clerk 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 LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on November 28, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 31st day of October, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk November 11, 18, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000088 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS AND TRUSTEES OF SUSAN JONES, DECEASED, STEFAN JONES; MAXINE CRANE; LLEWELLYN JONES, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on October 28, 2011, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 17, BLOCK 6, TEMPLE TERRACE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 36, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 34 DUKE STREET, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000988 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. BASIL O'NEILL A/K/A BASIL ONEILL. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 28, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000988 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff and BASIL O'NEILL A/K/A BASIL ONEILL are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., November 28, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 21, BLOCK 4, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION G, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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 Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 November 11, 18, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2009CA001111 SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC. Plaintiff, vs. ENID PRYCE, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed October 3, 2011 entered in Civil Case No. 2009CA001111 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Sebring, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 13th day of December, 2011 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: Unit D-5, THE BLUFFS OF SEBRING CONDOMINIUM, PHASE H, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 849, Page 363, and amended in O.R. Book 883, Page 323, and amended in O.R. Book 916, Page 579, and amended in O.R. Book 916, Page 581, and amended in O.R. Book 934, Page 293, and amended in O.R. Book 934, Page 738, and amended in O.R. Book 952, Page 222, and amended in O.R. Book 952, Page 229, and amended in O.R. Book 958, Page 456, and amended in O.R. Book 967, Page 486, and amended in O.R. Book 972, Page 99, and amended in O.R. Book 973, Page 510, and amended in O.R. Book 985, Page 34, and amended in O.R. Book 990, Page 309, and amended in O.R. Book 1028, Page 272, and amended in O.R. Book 1053, Page 192, and amended in O.R. Book 1130, Page 1768, and amended in O.R. Book 1209, Page 412, and amended in O.R. Book 1213, Page 52, and amended in O.R. Book 1281, Page 64, and amended in O.R. Book 1356, Page 1552 (parts of which were revoked in O.R. Book 1365, Page 1473), and amended in O.R. Book 1398, Page 1158, and amended in O.R. Book 1596, Page 287, and amended in O.R. Book 1662, Page 868, and amended in O.R. Book 1830, Page 1903, and amended in O.R. Book 1850, Page 1460, and being a part of LAKE SEBRING TRACTS, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 146, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 31st day of October, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk November 11, 18, 2011 with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a cliam you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on October 31, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Annette E. Daff Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) November 11, 18, 2011 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 28-2010-CA-000662 Division: Civil DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2007-NC3 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-NC3 Plaintiff, v. JANET MARIE MORENO; COSME DAMIEN MORENO; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgement dated October 31, 2011, entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2010-CA-000662, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2007-NC3 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-NC3 is Plaintiff, and JANET MARIE MORENO and COSME DAMIEN MORENO, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at public sale, 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 the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: THE SOUTH 100 FEET OF LOT 20 AND LOT 21, BLOCK C, CRESCENT VIEW SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 54, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 10000014GCS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. ANDRE FLETCHER, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 28, 2011 entered in Civil Case No.: 10000014GCS of the Circuit Curt of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Sebring, Florida, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at The JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at 11:00 am on the 28th day of November, 2011 the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 286, 297, 298, 299, 300 AND 301, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 88, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 31st day of October, 2011. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk November 11, 18, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION UCN: REF: 11000311PCS IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM JOSEPH GORMLEY, SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WILLIAM JOSEPH GORMLEY, SR., deceased, whose date of death was February 2, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is November 11, 2011. Personal Representative: /s/ Virginia J. Foose 405 West Bridge Street Morrisville, Pennsylvania 19067-2303 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ John F. Freeborn JOHN F. FREEBORN, Esquire Attorney for VIRGINIA J. FOOSE Florida Bar Number: #520403 FREEBORN & FREEBORN PA 360 Monroe Street Dunedin, FL 34698 Telephone: (727) 733-1900 Fax: (727) 733-6362 E-Mail: email@example.com November 11, 18, 2011 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 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. 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 TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11-644 GCS SECTION NO. Civil MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION, F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. KIMBERLEE L. GREENE DION; JAMES DION; MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; GOLF HAMMOCK OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; 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 112, GOLF HAMMOCK UNIT III, A SUBDIVISION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED AT PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 10, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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 December 13, 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: November 2, 2011. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk November 11, 18, 2011 ney, 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 1050Legals 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 attorIN 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 1000 Announcements Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Classified ads get fast results
C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, November 11, 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 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000721 SAXON MORTGAGE SERVICES, INC. Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD C. PROVERB and NANCY L. PROVERB, HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on October 28, 2011, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 6, BLOCK 12, ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES, UNIT 12, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 65, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2030 ANDALUSIA ST., SEBRING, FL 33875; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on November 29, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 31st day of October, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk November 11, 18, 2011 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. GC 10-548 HIGHLANDS COUNTY HABITAT FOR HUMANITY, INC., a Florida corporation Plaintiff, vs ESTATE OF MANUEL E. SANCHEZ, deceased, his unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees, and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, through, under or against him; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties or claiming to have any right, title or interest in and to the lands hereafter described Defendants NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 8, of PENNY HEIGHTS,, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 68, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on the 6th day of December, A.D., 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 1st day of September, 2011. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk *In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of Courts office at 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3701, Telephone 863-402-6500 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired (TDD) 1-800-9771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, Via Florida Relay Service. November 11, 18, 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 1050LegalsDUMMY 09 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00011623
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 11ACHEST -Diamond plate, aluminum, 48" long, good for pickup or trailer. Very Nice! $95. 863-453-7027 9350Automotive Parts& Accessories2008 -SUZUKI BURGHMAN 400 with matching trunk, 3,200 miles. Very nice bike. $4000. Call 83-453-7027 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 Transportation 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 & SuppliesLAWN MOWER/ CRAFTSMAN rear drive, 22inch cut, self propelled, 6.75 hp. 2 years old. $150 obo 863-385-3118 7400Lawn & GardenSPRING LAKE-Estate Sale! Fri. Sat. 8am. 2pm. 6924 Acorn Terrace, 5.2 miles east of 98 & 27. A very clean sale. Antiques, Dining table & chair, vintage couches, antique rocking chair, occasional tables, federal style mirrors, drop front desk, glassware, Limoges, Mintons, clocks & more! Sale being conducted by: Transitions Now LLC. (Assisting with Life's changes) SPRING LAKE-1032 Greenway Ter., ( E 98, L Springlake Blvd., L Duane Palmer, R Concord, L Greenway on L ) Sat Nov.12, 9am-4pm. Miscellaneous. Household Items. SEBRING1920Brunns Rd, Lot 56 at Sebring Garden R.V., Fri & Sat, Nov. 11 & 12, 8am 1pm. Kitchenware, glasses. Lots of woman's clothing sizes MXX. SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! 304 Wren Ave., sat Nov. 12, 8am-12pm. Coke & Starwars collectibles, toys, household items. books, crafts, baby clothing. Much More! SEBRING *MUSTSEE* 4243 Leaf Rd., Fri & Sat Nov 11 & 12, 7am -? Like new toys, car seats, clothing, household items, Christmas decor, ladder, audio books and Much More! SEBRING WOODHAVENEstates Parkwide Sale. Fri. Sat. 8 12. Off Brunns Rd. SEBRING SAT.Nov. 12th, 8 3pm. 2 Ryant Blvd. Multi-Family Sale, at the Gentle Foot Care Center parking lot. Appl., furn., plants & more. SEBRING MULTI-FAMILY!Sat. Nov. 12th. 7 ?. 3284 Golfview Rd, Harder Hall. Lots of misc. SEBRING MOVINGSALE! Everything must go! Sat. Nov. 12th 5034 Angelo Circle. Tools, household, fishing, clothes, welder, generator, bike, LOTS of STUFF! SEBRING HILLSMULTI FAMILY SALE! 210 Dove Ave. Sat. Nov 12, 8AM 12PM. Christmas Decor, pool table, household items, Rug Cleaner, clothing, PC video games, movies & Much More! SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY! 5115 Lime Rd.(off Lakewood Rd.) Fri & Sat, Nov. 11 &12, 8am-2pm. Furn., kayak, toys, girls clothes, bikes, Ab Lounger, Leap pad, Fire Fighter Memorabiilia & X-mas tree. SEBRING -ESTATE SALE! Sat Nov. 12 8am ? Sun Nov 13, 12pm ? 4225 Seawood Ave. by Lafayette Rd. (follow signs). Entire Household! Electronics, utility trailer, furn.,, patio, videos, TVs,treadmill, vintage clothes, old photography, jewelry, coins. The Furniture Doctors Serving Highlands for 30 years. 863-414-7388 SEBRING -4321 Maserati St. (behind Wal-Mart) Fri & Sat, Nov. 11 & 12. 8AM-4PM. Everything Priced To Sell! Something For Everyone!! Too Much To List!!! SEBRING -1812 Elf Dr. (off Sparta Rd.) Fri & Sat Nov 11 & 12, 8AM ? Furniture, exercise, electronics, household items, collectibles. Much More! 863-414-4066 SEBRING -** ESTATE SALE ** 376 Oak Ave. Sat Nov. 12, 7AM ? Animated to Nostalgic, Christmas decor., Collectibles, Household items, Furniture, Plus size clothing, Blue Glass Roosters, Light houses. Much More! LAKE PLACID Yard and Bake Sale Leisure Lakes Baptist Church Indoor Sale 8 am 2 pm Nov. 10-12 808 Gardenia St. Off Miller Lots of Stuff LAKE PLACIDSat. Only! 1225 Lake Clay Dr. Lots of items, clothing, kids toys, books, tools, glassware, household items, Hummel Collection, solid oak wood corner cabinet, and lots more. LAKE PLACIDHuge Sale! Fri-Sat-Sun, Nov 11-12-13. **Tools Tools Tools** Electric motors, chain & power saws, 12' wood ladder, drill press, household items, clothing & furniture. New hospital bed. Much More! 8am to 2pm, Lake Francis Rd. to 267 Hillside Dr., last house on right at end of Street. L.P. -FRI.-SAT. Nov. 11 & 12, 8am-? 1615 Bradley Ave., Highlands Park Estates. LOTS OF ITEMS! L.P. -Fri., Sat., Sun.; Nov. 11, 12, 13; 7am-4pm. 836 US Hwy. 27 North. Tools, awnings, Xmas, clothes, household, scooters, hot tub, exercise equipment, furniture. Something for everyone! AVON PARKMulti Family Sale Fri-Sun., 8am-? 2538 Avon Blvd. North. Household, tools, golf clubs, clothes, antiques, & lots of misc. AVON PARKMOVING SALE! Lake Letta Esates. 2404 E San Remo Ave., Fri & Sat, Nov 11 & 12, 8am 2pm. Furn., tools, household items, air compressor, men's lg., baby & toddler clothing. 7320Garage &Yard Sales AVON PARKMulti Family/Estate sale! Thur. Sat. 11/10, 11/11 & 11/12. 8am 2pm. 1630 Tower Rd. Take North Lake Ave. to Jackson St., follow signs, or from N. Hwy. 27, go East at Hwy 17A to Oak Park Ave, turn right, follow signs. Furn., costume jewelry, glassware, clothing & linens. AVON PARKMULTI FAMILY SALE! 143 S Central Ave. Sat. Nov. 12, 8am 2pm. LOTS of Tools, kids clothing, Household items, books, games, videos. Too Much To list! AVON PARK19 Rosewood Ave, (across from A P High school) Fri & Sat, Nov. 11 & 12, 8am 1pm. boys clothing infant to 14, man's & woman's clothing, toys, books, household items. Too Much To List! VETERANS BENEFITRUMMAGE SALE! Sat. Nov. 12, 2011 8 5pm. Veterans Service Office, 7209 South George Boulevard, Sebring Florida. Toys, Cookware, Recipe books, tools, & accessories, books, stuffed toys, dishes, holiday decor, hats from around the world, clothes, fishing lures & much more! 7320Garage &Yard Sales WHIRLPOOL WASHER/ Very Good Condition! $100 863-604-5695 TOWING HITCH complete for Ford Focus. Nearly New. $75. 863-382-6741 GOLF BAG7 FULL SET of CLUBS / Ladies. $75. 863-385-3459 FILE CABINETSTwo w/4 drawers. $80 Call 863-382-4349 FILE CABINET2 Drawer, wood. $25 Call 863-382-4349. DINING ROOMSET 5pc. / 4 chairs / drop leaf table. Maple color. $65. 863-385-7762 DAYBED -with Pop-up trundle. Good condition. $100 FIRM. 207-837-3708 BUGLE BEADEDJACKET Beautiful black & silver! Great for those special occasions. New $ 300 Now $30 Call 863-273-1322 BIKE /NEW / LADIES. $75. OBO 863-385-3459 BEDROOM SET5 pc, Queen with King coil mattress & box spring. Clean! $100 863-385-7762 BED EXTENSIONfor Ford F-150 Pickup, aluminum pipe never used NEW!! Will sell $50 863-453-7027 7310Bargain BuysSHOP CLOSINGEquipment for Sale! Display cases, hair dryers, sink, hydraulic chair & supplies. Would prefer to sell everything for $600, however I will separate. Call 863-471-1452. 7280Office & BusinessEquipmentSOFAS (2)Thomasville / Leather / Beige. Good condition $135 each or both for $235. Call 863-471-9818 7180FurnitureWASHER &GAS DRYER on pedestal. Kenmore Elite Smart Wash High Efficiency. 90wash cycles & 9 dry cycles. $900 or trade for small dependable car. 863-304-2041 7040Appliances 7000 MerchandiseSEBRING 640Park St. 6400 sq ft, $1600/mo: A/C, office, BA, 8 overhead doors, 3 phase electric, fenced yard, near Sebring Parkway. Call Chip Boring 863-385-0077 or Cell 863-381-1298 6750Commercial RentalROOMMATE WANTED.Processional to share 3/2 in Gulf Community w/pool. Call 863-991-5159 6450Roommates WantedBEAUTIFUL ONLAKE ISTOKPOGA. 1BR, 1BA. Fully furnished, incl. W/D, private drive and entry, private dock and boat ramp, fish cleaning station w/elec. & water. Central A/C, Direct TV. $1200 mo. (3 mo. min). Call 863-414-5276 or 863-835-0535 6320Seasonal Property SEBRING -LAKEWOOD AREA 2 BR/, 2BA/ New Wood Floors, screened rear porch, utility room. Small pet ok, fenced yard. $595 mo./ $500 sec,/1 yr lease 863-835-1196 or 863-382-8950 LAKE PLACIDSylvan Shores Newer / Nice 2BR, 2BA, Screened room, Garage, Very Clean. Non Smoker. $695 monthly 863-441-2844 or 863-465-3838 PLACID LAKES3/2 full baths. New House $750/mo. + $750 dep. Beautiful views, quiet & nice. All tile & new appl. 305-926-7987 AVON PARK2/1 In the Manoers. $400 per mo. Nice! Call 717-602-6612 6300Unfurnished Houses 6300Unfurnished 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 DUPLEX,2/1 large living room, w/washer, dryer & shed. $575 mo. plus $575 Security. Call 863-385-2613 SEBRING CUTE2/1, Screen porch, W/D hook up, most pets ok. $550 mo. + $300 Security. 1927 Theodore. Call 863-446-7274 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsVENUS -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 5150Mobile HomesFor RentPALM HARBORHOMES Red Tag Sale Over 10 Stock Units Must Go Save Up To 35K! 800-622-2832 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 SUNRISE COMMUNITYINC is currently accepting applications for the position of: Direct Support Staff. Qualified applicants must meet the following: 18 yrs. old, High school diploma or equivalent, 1 yr. experience medical, or childcare setting, must be able to pass law enforcement background screening and drug test. All interested can call for appt. and application informaton: Sunrise Community Inc. 1014 6th Ave. S., Wauchula, Fl. 33873. 863-773-0434 ext. 305 EOE / DFWP SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time office position Must be willing to travel Cash handling experience a plus Fax Resumes to: 863-678-2170 2100Help Wanted THE AVONPARK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is currently accepting resumes for the position of Executive Director. Candidate must be able to manage all chamber activities and provide business members with world-class service and opportunities in an ever more challenging business, political, and economic climate. The Executive Director attends all Chamber events; directs all planning to carry out Chamber objectives; guides the development and implementation of the Chambers overall program of work; and serves as the strategic link between the Chamber and the community. Qualified candidates must be detail orientated, be able to multi-task and possess excellent writing, problem solving and creative solution skills. Must be proficient in use of computers, internet, social media, Microsoft Office and e-mail. Annual salary based on level of experience, plus vacation and holiday pay. Must possess a High School diploma, 4 year degree preferred. Drug test and background check required. Please forward your Cover Letter, Resume and 3 professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org or FAX to (863) 453-0973. No phone calls please. To be considered, all documents must be received by 4:00 pm, November 18, 2011. TEACHERS NEEDEDFor 2-3 yr. old. Class at a Christian Private School (FT). Call 863-443-2344 SUBCONTRACTOR WANTED to sandblast & recoat large water tanks, Must be willing to travel within Florida. For more info Call 863-441-4680 SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 863-471-2565 or email to: email@example.com SEEKING OUTSIDESALES REP FOR PUBLICATION. MUST BE SELF STARTER, MIN. 3 YEARS EXP. firstname.lastname@example.org fax 471-2565. 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. OUTSIDE SALES If you have sold lawn care, magazines, cable, insurance, newspapers, or have done any outside sales. One of the easiest sales you will ever make. $15-30 hr. possible part time & full time Ed. 352-217-9937 MEDIA ADVERTISING MULTI-MEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE We are a Sebring Florida Newspaper is accepting resumes for a qualified OutsideSales Representative that values teamwork and has a desire to succeed. The successful candidate must have at least 6 months to 1 year sales experience. Is highlymotivated and enjoys building client relationships, not afraid to ask for a sale, professional, enthusiastic, and exhibit a high level of integrity. This position is the perfect choice for anyone loving to sell a product you believe in. We offer base salary plus commission; excellent benefits to include medical, dental, life, 401k and more; paid time off; and training. Send reply to Adsalesjobs@newssun.com 2227 US 27th South Sebring, Florida 33870 EOE FINANCE DIRECTOR Minimum Qualifications : Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Accounting of Finance and three (3) years progressively responsible professional experience in Accounting or Financial Management. Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be substituted for above qualifications. Excellent Benefits : Incl. Employee Health Care and membership with the Florida Retirement System. Salary Range : $62,500.00$78,500.00 Required Documents : Glades County Employment Application and copy of valid Florida Driver's License. Submit resume' to : Glades County Clerk of Courts P.O. Box 10 Moore Haven, Fl 34471 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 email@example.com or fax to 863-324-5669 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 Adsalessjobs@newssun.com 2227U S 27 South Sebring Fl. 33870 EOE 2100Help WantedADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT-Highlands Ethanol, LLC is searching for a full time Administrative Assistant for its growing agricultural operation. This position will be responsible for providing administrative support, coordinate, meetings, schedules, events, order supplies, copying, filing, and will coordinate and assist in preparing power point presentations, spreadsheets, and reports for our rapidly growing operation. Associates degree required, must have high level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Power Point, and Outlook. Experience in agricultural operations highly recommended. Fluent Spanish and /or Creole preferred. Excel salary and benefit package. Please apply in person at Heartland Workforce office or email resume to: HRJobs@vercipia.com EOE 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment ANYONE INTERESTEDin holding a Private Money Mortgage, totally secure first mortgage. Closing, my attorney or yours. All costs incl. From $17,500-$20,000, current market value of Real Estate, $55,000-$57,000. Mortgage note to $17,500-$20,000. 15 yr. & 5.5-6% interest. Call 863-453-2680 TRIPLE 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. 1100AnnouncementsIN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 03-00479 MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, vs. DANNY SHANNON AND GWENDOLYN CAROL SHANNON, COMMERCIAL CREDIT CONSUMER SERVICES INC. N/K/A CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC., HOUSEHOLD FINANCE CORPORATION III, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on November 22, 2006, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 63, OF RIDGEWOOD ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 27, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 102 North King Drive, Sebring, Florida 33870; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on November 29, 2011 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 4th day of November, 2011. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk November 11, 18, 2011 1050Legals 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 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 1050Legals Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876CHECK 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 WANT NEW FURNITURE Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds 314-9876 Then shop till you drop! DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. 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C M Y K SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Friday, November 11, 2011 Page 3BGame Notes This cross-county classic ranks as one of the oldest rivalries in the history of Florida High School football,beginning in 1926.Sebrings 34-0 win last year moved their lead in the series to 48-40-1. With a win,the Red Devils can break their five-game losing streak in the series as well as finish the season with a .500 record. Last W eek Avon Park: Handled an overmatched Gateway Charter squad with a 43-0 win to move final district record to 3-3. Sebring: Earned itsfirst district win,in itslast try,by topping a strong Kathleen squad 24-14. Recor ds Avon Park 4-5; Sebring 3-6 Avon Park at Sebring Game Notes Last year,Lemon Bay held off the Dragons for a 29-21 win. Facing a brutal schedule,the Manta Rays own wins over LaBelle, Cardinal Mooney and St.Pete Catholic. Last W eek Lake Placid: Rested up during its bye week after a 23-7 loss to LaBelle. Lemon Bay: Lost 42-18 at Gulf Coast. Recor ds Lake Placid 2-8; Lemon Bay 4-5 Lake Placid vs. Lemon Bay All games have 7:30 p.m. kickoffs unless otherwise noted News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Lady Streak Allie Mann drilled a key three-pointer to help send Tuesdays tournament opener into overtime. By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING It was the sort of beginning one might expect for a young and inexperienced team in itsfirst competition of the season. But the ending was anything but as the Lady Blue Streaks launched a valiant comeback before falling to Okeechobee in overtime, 47-45, Tuesday in the opener of the Sebring Tip-Off Tournament. Weve only got two seniors and only one thats got a lot of varsity experience, head coach Mike Lee said. So there were mistakes, obviously. Things were rushed early, with the Streaks often moving too fast for their own good, as the Lady Brahmans steadily built up an 11-4 lead by the end of the first quarter. That lead grew to as much as 29-13, before Sebring ran off seven straight just before halftime to make it a 29-20 game. Back and forth it went in the second half, with the Streaks matching Okeechobee point for point, but that still kept the margin at nine points as time started to wind down in the final period. But then, trailing 37-28, April Wallace drove for two. After a Brahman bucket, Shalontay Rose scored, as did Allie Mann, who also then converted two free throws to make it 39-36. Mann then came through with a threepointer that tied it with under a minute to play, bringing the home crowd Lady Streaks comeback falls short Okeechobee47Sebring45 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE April Wallace drives toward the basket in Tuesdays Tip-Off Tournament opener. See STREAKS, Page 4B Special to the News-SunThe Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC) participated in round one of the Sunshine PALPlayoffs as the newest youth football and cheer program in Highlands County, as well as team in the Police Athletic League (PAL) association. The top six teams in each division of PALwere seeded in a playoff spot with the number one and two teams getting a bye on the first round. Coach Cliff Howells Junior Varsity and Coach John Bishops Varsity teams have faced some very strong teams along the way this season. Coach Howell and Bishop both played significant roles in forming HYFC. They have put countless hours into structuring this league, forming their teams and developing their players throughout this entire season. These coaches are dedicated and committed to this league and believe in the mission and goals of HYFC which is providing a rewarding youth sports program to make a difference in the lives of these boys and girls through mentoring and guidance in order to develop sportsmanship, physical fitness and build their self esteem as well as provide them an opportunity to be part of a team. The Junior Varsity team took fourth place in itsdivision of PALand traveled to Cook Field in Haines City to take on the fifth-place Auburndale Bulls. This JVteam has faced some tough teams along the way with some exciting close scoring games. With an unfailing defense, this team has not allowed more than 13 points scored on them all season long. Having faced the Bulls mid-season in a tough defensive game, the Eagles knew this was going to be a challenge. But they came in prepared from two weeks of practice and were looking forward to the rematch. In the opening drive of the game, fullback Akem JnPierre was able to get around the end and went the distance to score a 55-yard touchdown. The Bulls didnt allow for the extra point, giving the Eagles an early lead, 6-0. The Bulls answered with a touchdown of their own, but the Eagles defense thwarted their efforts to earn the extra point making the score 6-6. The game then became a defensive battle between the talons and horns. The Eagles offense, lead by quarterback Sammy Smith, drove down the field with key yardage made by Jalen Williams, CJ Harris, Rafael Smith and JnPierre. The Eagles made it to the red zone when a pass from Smith to Harris was bobbled in the end zone, taking the teams into halftime still tied 6-6. The second half battle continued with the physically powerful defense led by Williams, JnPierre and Anthony Big A Healy, with some key tackles made by Timothy Jordan, Anthony Robinson, Rodrigo Nolan and Smith. Highlands Eagles nipped in playoffs See HYF, Page 3B Courtesy photo Eagles running back Akem JnPierre runs the ball in for an early touchdown in Saturdays playoff game against the Auburndale Bulls. By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comStarting out the season at the height o f intensity, Sebring and Lake Placid took to the pitch Tuesday at Roge r Scarborough Memorial Stadium, with the Streaks eking out a 1-0 win. Strong programs, each, with the county rivalry added in, the two teams battled tooth-and-nail through a scoreless first half. The scoreboard was marked, however, early in the second half when Marcelo Gori got free and fired one in tha t would prove to be the difference. Sebring has an afternoon contest Saturday against Avon Park a t 3:30 p.m. at home, while the Dragons were at Clewiston Thursday. Sebring edges Dragons News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Kayla Wilson pulls down a rebound in Avon Parks win over George Jenkins during the opening night of the Preseason Tournament Tuesday. By ED BALDRIDGE firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK Highlands County teams racked up the wins on Tuesday night in Avon Park during the Bill Jarrett Tip-Off Tourney. In the late game, Avon Park overpowered George Jenkins 63-38,. The Devils used speed and their shooting ability to jump ahead early in the game. Avon Park was up by 10 points in the first few minutes before George Jenkins answered for two. The Devils kept the pace up until the half before tapering off to a single digit score in the fourth. Brekayla English lead the Devil attack, netting 23 points for the night. Toryana Jones followed English with 13 points and forward Johntavia Perry hit for a respectable nine. I am very proud of the girls. We slowed a bit at the end, and we need to work on our free throws this week in practice, but overall we are off to a good start, said Avon Park head coach Paulette Daley.Dragons soar past EaglesEarlier that evening, the Lady Devils, Dragons start out strong See HOOPS, Page 4B
C M Y K Istokpoga Bass TournamentLORIDA The Humane Society of Highlands County will be hosting its2nd Annual Bass Tournament Saturday, Nov. 19, launching at first light. Entry fee for the one-day event is $80, per team of up to three people, for Friends Of Istokpoga Lake Association members, and $125 for non-members $45 can be saved by joining FOI for $7 annually. All monies collected will be returned in prizes, except for a minimal administrative cost and a nominal donation to the Humaine Society. Pre-registration will be available at Lorida Bait & Tackle, Trails End Fishing Resort, Mossy Cove Fish Camp and Lake Istokpoga Marina. The first 20 teams to register will receive a spinning rell, compliments of Lorida Bait & Tackle. Also, teams registering on or before Thursday, Sept 17, will have a chance at a $100 drawing at weigh-in time. Entry forms are also posted on the FOI website, Istokpoga.com. Sign-ups will be held the morning of the event, with cash only, but this will put the team at the end of the launch line and out of the chance at the $100 drawing. The launch site will be at the Istokpoga Park on US 98, with the weigh-in also at Istokpoga Park at 3 p.m. This year will also feature a silent auction at weigh-in time, with all proceeds going to the Humaine Society. This yearly event is to spread the word about one of Floridas best bass-fishing lakes and also serves as a way to introduce people to the Friends of Istokpoga Lake Association. Good luck, and good fishing.Flag FootballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis currently conducting a sign-up for Adult Flag Football ages 16and-up. Aminimum of five players and a maximum of twelve players per team. Any questions call 382-9622George 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.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 email@example.com.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. 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 Venessa Sinness, 214-9633, firstname.lastname@example.org, or Kim Crawford, 835-2377, email@example.com .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 are 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 HillGustat 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.Turkey Trot 5KSEBRING The 19th Annual Turkey Trot 5K Run/Walk are set for Thursday, Nov. 24, for Highlands Hammock State Park at 8 a.m. The annual run to celebrate the national holiday will feature overall male and female awards, age group awards in 5year age divisions, choice of cotton or technical tee shirts, and plenty of ice-cold drinks and other refreshments for runners. Entry fee is $15 through November 12 for cotton or $20 dri-fit and $20 postmark after November 16 and race day with no shirt. Tee shirts guaranteed to only those who pre-register so sign up early! Special Kids rate of $10 for those 14 and under with no shirt at this cost. Visit friendsofhighlandshammock.org to request an application. You may mail your checks made payable to Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park, along with the signed application, to Turkey Trot 5K, 5931 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL33872. AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England530.625222184 N.Y. Jets530.625199163 Buffalo530.625222174 Miami170.125138169 South WLTPctPFPA Houston630.667236157 Tennessee440.500156169 Jacksonville260.25098163 Indianapolis090.000128283 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore620.750208130 Cincinnati620.750195140 Pittsburgh630.667196162 Cleveland350.375119170 West WLTPctPFPA Kansas City440.500131201 San Diego440.500199204 Oakland440.500184216 Denver350.375171224NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Giants620.750198184 Dallas440.500179175 Philadelphia350.375203182 Washington350.375127158 South WLTPctPFPA New Orleans630.667287205 Atlanta530.625189170 Tampa Bay440.500147196 Carolina260.250187207 North WLTPctPFPA Green Bay8001.000275179 Detroit620.750239147 Chicago530.625200174 Minnesota260.250172199 West WLTPctPFPA San Francisco710.875206118 Seattle260.250122185 Arizona260.250162196 St. Louis170.125100211 ___ Thursday, Nov. 10 Oakland at San Diego, late 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. Thursday, Nov. 17 N.Y. Jets at Denver, 8:20 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20 Tampa Bay at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Oakland at Minnesota, 1 p.m. Carolina at Detroit, 1 p.m. Dallas at Washington, 1 p.m. Jacksonville at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Cincinnati at Baltimore, 1 p.m. Buffalo at Miami, 1 p.m. Arizona at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Seattle at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m. San Diego at Chicago, 4:15 p.m. Tennessee at Atlanta, 4:15 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Giants, 8:20 p.m. Open: Houston, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Pittsburgh Monday, Nov. 21 Kansas City at New England, 8:30 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSAFC PASSING AttCompYdsTDInt Brady, NWE321212 27032010 Rthlsbrgr, PIT3212032632 158 Schaub, HOU277167 2237136 Fitzpatrck, BUF2601701930159 Hsslbeck, TEN285178 2014136 NFCPASSING AttCompYdsTDInt Rodgers, GB2651922619243 Brees, NO37926930042111 Stafford, DET2991832179194 Manning, NYG2801762377 156 A. Smith, SNF2061321467102 AFCRUSHING AttYardsAvgTD F. Jackson, BUF1508035.46 Jnes-Drw, JAC1667404.53 A. Foster, HOU1546564.35 McGahee, DEN1236235.13 Be. Tate, HOU1096235.72 NFCRUSHING AttYardsAvgTD Forte, CHI1488055.42 Peterson, MIN1677984.89 Gore, SNF1597824.95 L. McCoy, PHL1357545.68 M. Turner, ATL1576924.47 AFCRECEIVING NoYds Avg LongTD Welker, NWE6696014.599t6 M. Wallace, PIT4786818.595t6 Marshall, MIA4664414.0462 Grnkwski, NWE4459613.5306 Johnson, BUF4252312.5524 NFCRECEIVING NoYdsAvgLongTD Sproles, NO564468.0363 J. Graham, NO5579114.4595 Jennings, GB4872315.179t6 Johnson, DET4780417.173t11 St. Smith, CAR4691820.077t4 AFC SCORING, NONKICKERS TDRusRecRetX2Pts R. Rice, BAL8 620048 Decker, DEN7 061042 Eight tied with 36 NFC SCORING, NONKICKERS TDRusRecRetX2Pts Johnson, DET110110066 L. McCoy, PHL10 820060 Peterson, MIN10 910060 C. Newton, CAR7 700042 M. Turner, ATL7700042 B. Wells, ARI7 700042EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh933214534 N.Y. Rangers833193831 Philadelphia843195746 New Jersey751153336 N.Y. Islanders462102535 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Toronto951194651 Buffalo950184233 Ottawa781154758 Boston670124030 Montreal572123539 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington940185038 Tampa Bay852184647 Florida743173937 Carolina573133750 Winnipeg573134051WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago843194645 Nashville852184240 Detroit751153431 St. Louis770143535 Columbus211153153 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Edmonton932203323 Minnesota833193326 Vancouver771154544 Colorado771154247 Calgary671133035 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Dallas1130224533 San Jose841174135 Los Angeles753173435 Phoenix742163836 Anaheim573132944 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games Buffalo 6, Winnipeg 5, OT Florida 5, Toronto 1 Dallas 5, Washington 2 New Jersey 3, Carolina 2 Edmonton 3, Montreal 1 Detroit 5, Colorado 2 St. Louis 3, Chicago 0 Minnesota 3, Calgary 0 Los Angeles 4, Nashville 3 Wednesdays Games N.Y. Rangers 3, Ottawa 2 Tampa Bay 2, Philadelphia 1, OT Nashville 4, Anaheim 2 Thursdays Games Edmonton at Boston, late Chicago at Columbus, late Toronto at St. Louis, late Florida at Winnipeg, late N.Y. Islanders at Colorado, late Montreal at Phoenix, late Vancouver at Los Angeles, late Minnesota at San Jose, late Fridays Games Washington at New Jersey, 7 p.m. Carolina at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Dallas at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Ottawa at Buffalo, 7:30 p.m. Edmonton at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Calgary at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Vancouver at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m. SCORINGLEADERS GPGAPTS KesselTOR15111122 GirouxPHI1591019 BackstromWAS1351419 VanekBUF1410818 KopitarLA1581018 PominvilleBUF1461218 D. SedinVAN1561218 BennDAL1451318 H. SedinVAN1551318 PavelskiSJ139817 Joffrey LupulToronto158917MLSPLAYOFFSWILDCARD 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, Houston advances on aggregate 3-1 Sunday, Oct. 30: Houston 2, Philadelphia 1 Thursday, Nov. 3: Philadelphia 0, Houston 1 CHAMPIONSHIP Sunday, Nov. 6: Houston 2, Sporting Kansas City 0WESTERN CONFERENCESEMIFINALS Los Angeles vs. New York, Los Angeles advances on aggregate 3-1 Sunday, Oct. 30: Los Angeles 1, New York 0 Thursday, Nov. 3: New York 1, Los Angeles 2 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: Los Angeles 3, Real Salt Lake 1MLS CUPSunday, Nov. 20: Houston vs. Los Angeles at Carson, California, 9 p.m.BASEBALLNational League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSAgreed to terms with INF Willie Bloomquist on a two-year contract and with RHP Chris Jakubauskas on a minor league contract. HOUSTON ASTROSAgreed to terms with OF Travis Buck and OF-1B Nick Stavinoha on minor league contracts.FOOTBALLNational Football League NFLFined Chicago WR Earl Bennett $5,000 for wearing bright orange shoes in Monday nights game. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSClaimed DL Albert Haynesworth off waivers from New England. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Football vs.Lemon Bay,7:30 p.m. SATURDAY: Cross Country at Regionals,Brooksville,8:30 a.m. MONDAY: Girls Basketball at Clewiston,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Soccer at Avon Park,7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Avon Park,6 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Football vs.Avon Park,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Cross Country at Regionals,Lecanto,9:30 a.m. MONDAY: Boys Basketball at Preseason Classic,TBA; Boys Soccer at Clewiston,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Basketball at Preseason Classic,TBA; Girls Basketball vs.Hardee, 6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Auburndale,6/7:30 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Football at Sebring,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Cross Country at Regionals,Brooksville,8:30 a.m. TUESDAY: Girls Basketball vs.Victory Christian,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer vs.Lake Placid,7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Lake Placid,6 p.m. A UTO R ACING FRIDAY 1:3 0 0 p.m. NASCAR Kobalt 500 Practice . . . . . . . ESPN2 5:3 0 0 p.m. NASCAR Kobalt 500 Practice . . . . . . . ESPN2SATURDAY 3:3 0 0 p.m. NASCAR Wypail 200 . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESPN2NHL SATURDAY 8 8 p.m. Tampa Bay at St. Louis.. . . . . . . SUN Times, games, channels all subject to change G OLF FRIDAY 9 9 a.m. Golf Emirates Australian Open . . . . . . . . GOLF Noon EuroPGA Barclays Singapore Open . . GOLF 4 4 p.m. LPGA Lorena Ochoa Invitational . . . . . GOLFSATURDAY 9 9 a.m. Golf Emirates Australian Open . . . . . . . . GOLF Noon EuroPGA Barclays Singapore Open . . GOLF 4 4 p.m. LPGA Lorena Ochoa Invitational . . . . . GOLFC OLLEGE F OOTBALL FRIDAY 8 8 p.m. South Florida at Syracuse . . . . . . . . . . ESPN2SATURDAY Noon Florida at South Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . CBS Noon Oklahoma State at Texas Tech . . . . . . . . . ABC Noon Nebraska at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESPN Noon Michigan State at Iowa . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESPN2 Noon Penn at Harvard . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VS No o o n Texas at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FX 12:3 0 0 p.m. North Carolina State at Boston College . . . . 44 3 3 p.m. Duke at Virginia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SUN 3:3 0 0 p.m. Auburn at Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . CBS 3:3 0 0 p.m. Miami at Florida State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ABC 3:3 0 0 p.m. Texas A&M at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . ESPN 3:3 0 0 p.m. TCU at Boise State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . VS 3:3 0 0 p.m. Washington at USC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . FX 6 6 p.m. Tennessee at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESPN2 7: 3 3 0 0 p.m. Maryland vs. Notre Dame . . . . . . . . . . . . NBC 7:4 5 5 p.m. Alabama at Mississippi State . . . . . . . . . ESPN 8 8 p.m. Oregon at Stanford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ABC 9:1 5 5 p.m. Idaho at BYU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ESPN2 10:3 0 0 p.m. Arizona State at Washington State . . . . . . . VSC OLLEGE B ASKETBALL FRIDAY 7 7 p.m. Michigan State vs. North Carolina . . . . . ESPN 7 7 p.m. Marist at Kentucky . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SUN 1 0 0 p.m. Oregon at Vanderbilt . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SUN LIVESPORTSONTV National Football League Transactions Major League Soccer National Hockey League Page 2BNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011www.newssun.co m
C M Y K The game was winding down and both teams went scoreless in the second half, sending it into overtime. The Eagles won the toss to receive the ball first in the Kansas City tiebreaker. The Eagles offensive drive was persistent with a couple of costly penalties preventing them from getting into the end zone. The Bulls fullback then broke through just enough to cross the goal line and score, resulting in a devastating loss for the Eagles. The 12-6 final score capped off the Eagles 6-4 record for the season. Coach Howell and his staff are very proud of their players and how hard they have played and how much they have grown as a team and young men. Coach Howell would like to thank the parents of his team for the support and cooperation during the season. Coach Bishops Varsity team took sixth place in their division of PALand traveled to Westwood Middle School in Auburndale to face the third-place Lakeland Patriots. The Varsity boys had some retribution in mind, having lost to Lakeland earlier in the season, 25-0. From the opening kickoff, it quickly was obvious that this game was going to be a defensive battle. Defensive lineman Anibal Kulian, leading the Eagles defense with his persistence and determination, quickly made his presence known as he swooped right into the Patriots backfield multiple times. The Eagles defense dominated the first half, with Malik Taylor nabbing an interception and Anthony Oppold and Lane Hammond making numerous tackles to keep the Patriots off the board. Still scoreless as the game headed into the third quarter, the Patriots scored a touchdown on a 60-yard run. This would be the only score the Eagles defense would allow. Eagles quarterback Cole Kilgo completed passes to Allen Williams and Malik Taylor to make some key yardage, but all their efforts were blocked by the Patriots defense. And in the end, it was a heartbreaking, 7-0 loss for the Eagles, eliminating them from the championship run. The Eagles Varsity had a great season, finishing at 5-5 and making the playoffs. Coach Bishop and his coaching staff are very proud of these young men, how hard they played and the efforts they made during this playoff game. Even though the Eagles have been eliminated from the playoffs, Highlands Youth Football will be hosting round two of the Sunshine PALPlayoffs on Saturday, Nov. 12, at Avon Park High School. Come on out to support the PALassociation and enjoy a day of good competitive youth football games. Games begin at 9 a.m. with admission $5 for adults and $4 for children. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 3B HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 00013740 Rotary WGD; 7.444"; 7"; Black; rotary wgd; 00013776 JOHNSON, HAROLD S.; 3.639"; 5"; Black; avon park air force range; 00013785 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 3.639"; 4"; Black; sports; 00013800 JOHNSON, HAROLD S.; 3.639"; 5"; Black; avon park air force range; 00013785 HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 00013740 Rotary WGD; 7.444"; 7"; Black; rotary wgd; 00013776 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 3.639"; 4"; Black; sports; 00013800 Golf HammockLast Monday, Nov. 7, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock Country Club. The scores reflected the mood of the day as Pat Dell was in first place with a minus-2 in A group while Stan Griffis and Joe Martini tied for second place with a minus-4. Doug Haire scored a plus-3 to take first place in B group, Janet Regan and Billy Parr tied for second place with plus-1. In C group Bob Hughes made plus-6 for first place and Tony Frances made a plus4 for second place. Pete Mezza took over first place at even in D group and a tie in second place between Bob Colandrea and Gordon Outman at minus 1. Roger Poulin was even to take first place in E group and Karl Mellor in second place at minus-2. Next Monday, Nov. 14, the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. This will be a modified shotgun start and request you arrive early to register. You can check out my blogsite at mezza-group.blogspot.com. For more information, call Pete Mezza at 382-1280 or 414-2110.Harder HallThe Ladies Association played a Point System event on Monday, Nov. 7. The winners were: Tying for first/second places were Mary Hayes and Liz Reinhardt with plus-2 each. Third place, Sue Herriman with plus-1. Chip-ins: Liz Reinhardt and Ronna Mason. The Ladies League took to the course in an Even Holes event on Thursday, Nov. 3. Carol Grimm took first, with Elaine Hettinger second, Ronna Mason third and Joyce Himler fourth. Hettinger also had a chip-in on No. 17.PinecrestOn Wednesday, Nov. 2, the Mens Association played Team and Individual Pro-Am Points. Winning first place was the team of Fred Latshaw, Carl Linsley, Doug Henderson and Bob Wimmers with plus-15; and second place, Tom Rockola, Dick Botelho, Wayne Courson and Jack Primeau with plus-14.Placid LakesThe Mens Association played Individual Quota Points on Wednesday, Nov. 9, which went to a match-of-cards tie-breaker. Darrell Gardner, Roger Thompson, Marvin Snyder and Howard Ticknor came in with a -22 and won out when the cards were compared with the -22 brought in by Bruce Miseno, Tom Lacy and Jim Hays. Three shots back, for third, were John Goble, Frank Fisher, Russ Isaacs and David Raciti at -19. Thompson had closest to the pin at 12feet, 2-inches from No. 11. The Womens Golf Association played day one of the Presidents Cup, Low Net tournament on Tuesday, Nov. 8. Taking the first-day win was Sue Mackey with a 70, followed by Bobbie Millers 73 for second and Von Lacys 75 for third. Carol Olsen carded a 78 for fourth and Alice Bitzer a 79 for fifth. Miller also had closest to the pin on the day, getting to within 12-feet, 9-inches from No. 11. The Mens Association played an Individual Quota Points event on Wednesday, Nov. 2. The winners were: First place, David Raciti with plus-12. Tying for second/third places were Darrell Gardner and Howard Ticknor with plus-7 each. Closest to the pin: No. 6, John Goble, 12-feet-11-inches. A Welcome Back Scramble was played on Tuesday, Nov. 1. Tying for first/second places were the teams of Barb Lockwood, Carol Olsen, Karen Wallin and Carol Jones; Alice Bitzer, Rose Hunter and Jeanne Ransom with minus-15 each. Third place, Sue Mackey, Von Lacy and Joan Sniffen with minus-11.SpringLakeThe SpringLake Womens Golf Association held the first of two yearly Eclectic Tournaments on Monday and Wednesday, Nov.7 and 9, on Panther l and Panther 10 courses. This was a handicapped and flighted event. Everyone played the first day and had an opportunity to improve their score on each hole on the second day. Flight A was won by Rebecca Shatney with 61. Pearl Bradford came in second (65) with Teri Swishers 68 taking third place. Judy Dunn was the winner of first place in Flight B, with 57; Terrie Austin was second with 59 and Gail Whiting rounded out the winners with 62. In a close match in Flight C, Rosie Foote came out in first (65), Carole Frederick second, (66) and Julia Starr third with 67. Flight D had Dottie Williams (63) in first place with Kay Gorham (65) in second and Wanda Baker came in third with 66. Hopefully this was a warm-up for our upcoming tournaments, with most of our Northern friends back to play with us, and we will have a very competetive and, most of all, fun season. On Tuesday, Nov. 8, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held a 2 Man Team Best Ball contest in which only the best of the two scores for each hole were counted. This was played on the newly renovated Cougar Trail course which included three brand new holes, Nos 2, 7 and 11, with certain others adjusted. In the A Flight, the winner was Dave Kamish and a Blind partner, who together scored a net 59. There was a tie for second place at net 61 by three teams John Delaney and a Blind partner, Bill Lawens and Edd Vowels and Jon Brower and Gene Hearn. By sheer chance, the Blind partner for the A Flight was Edd Vowels, who scored an exceptional round of net 66. We hope that Mr. Kamish and Mr. Delaney are duly appreciative. There was a two-way tie for third between the teams of Gary Behrendt and Larry Miesner and the team of Kirby Gann and Bob Hinde at net 63. In the B Flight, winners were Bob Berg and Jim Foote with a net 60. There was a two-way tie for second place between Charlie Keniston and Gale Monda and the team of Ed Clay and Bob Pollard at net 63. Third place at net 64 was won by the team of Ken Willey and Tom Rivera. All in all, another beautiful day for golf in Central Florida. Continued from 1B HYF out, but hosting playoff tomorrow
C M Y K Page 4BNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 00013782 kip doty tournament; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; kip doty tournament; 00013787 BEST HEARING CENTER; 5.542"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00013791 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 00013782 kip doty tournament; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; kip doty tournament; 00013787 BEST HEARING CENTER; 5.542"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00013791 By GENARO C. ARMAS Associated PressSTATE COLLEGE, Pa. Joe Paterno was fired by the Penn State board of trustees Wednesday night despite saying he would retire as coach after the football season ended, brought down by the growing furor over the handling of child sex abuse allegations against an assistant coach. Penn State President Graham Spanier was also ousted. I am disappointed with the board of trusteesdecision, but I have to accept it, the 84-year-old Paterno said in a statement. Atragedy occurred, and we all have to have patience to let the legal process proceed. Paterno, the winningest coach in major college football history, learned of the boards decision at the end of a day that began with his decision to finish out his 46th season and leave. It was not to be. The university is much larger than its athletic teams, board vice chair John Surma said during a packed news conference. Paterno and Spanier were informed by telephone of the unanimous decisions to remove them. We were unable to find a way to do that in person without causing further distraction, Surma said. Defensive coordinator Tom Bradley will serve as interim coach while Rodney Erickson will be the interim school president. The university scheduled a news conference with Bradley for Thursday morning. The Penn State board of trustees tonight decided it is in the best interest of the university to have a change in leadership to deal with the difficult issues that we are facing, Surma said. The past several days have been absolutely terrible for the entire Penn State community. But the outrage that we feel is nothing compared to the physical and psychological suffering that allegedly took place. Asked what Paterno did wrong, Surma said: I cant characterize that. We thought because of the difficulties that have engulfed our university, it was necessary to make changes. Speaking outside his home, Paterno said: Right now, Im not the football coach. And Ive got to get used to that. After 61 years, Ive got to get used to it. I appreciate it. Let me think it through. His wife, Sue, was tearyeyed as she blew kisses to about 100 students on the lawn. Youre all so sweet. And I guess we have to go beat Nebraska without being there. We love you all. Go Penn State, she said. Hundreds of students gathered about two blocks from the campus, with some chanting We want Joe! We want Joe! Some shook a lamp post and others tipped over a news van, kicking out its windows. Police fired bursts of pepper gas. Paterno said in a statement earlier Wednesday that he was absolutely devastated by the abuse case, in which his former assistant and onetime heir apparent, Jerry Sandusky, has been charged with molesting eight boys over 15 years, with some of the alleged assaults taking place at the Penn State football complex. This is a tragedy, Paterno said. It is one of the great sorrows of my life. With the benefit of hindsight, I wish I had done more. Paterno has come under harsh criticism including from within the community known as Happy Valley for not taking more action in 2002 after then-graduate assistant and current assistant coach Mike McQueary came to him and reported seeing Sandusky in the Penn State showers with a young boy. Paterno notified the athletic director, Tim Curley, and a vice president, Gary Schultz. Paterno is not a target of the criminal investigation, although Curley and Schultz have been charged with failing to report the incident to the authorities. The firings came three days before Penn State hosts Nebraska in its final home game of the season, a day usually set aside to honor seniors on the team. The ouster of the man affectionately known as JoePa brings to an end one of the most storied coaching careers not just in college football but in all of sports. Paterno has 409 victories a record for major college football won two national titles and guided five teams to unbeaten, untied seasons. He reached 300 wins faster than any other coach. Penn State is 8-1 this year, with its only loss to powerhouse Alabama. The Nittany Lions are No. 12 in The Associated Press poll. After 19th-ranked Nebraska, Penn State plays at Ohio State and at No. 16 Wisconsin, both Big Ten rivals. It has a chance to play in the Big Ten championship game Dec. 3 in Indianapolis, with a Rose Bowl bid on the line. The board had already said it would appoint a committee to investigate the circumstances that resulted in the indictment of Sandusky, and of Curley and Schultz. In Washington, the U.S. Department of Education said it has launched an investigation into whether Penn State failed to report incidents of sexual abuse on campus, as required by federal law. Sandusky, who retired from Penn State in June 1999, maintained his innocence through his lawyer. Curley has taken a leave of absence and Schultz has decided to step down. They also say they are innocent. The committee will be appointed Friday at the boards regular meeting, which Gov. Tom Corbett said he plans to attend, and will examine what failures occurred and who is responsible and what measures are necessary to ensure similar mistakes arent made in the future. Surma said McQueary would retain his job for now. Sandusky founded The Second Mile charity in 1977, working with at-risk youths. It now raises and spends several million dollars each year for its programs. Paterno is listed on The Second Miles website as a member of its honorary board of directors, a group that includes business executives, golfing great Arnold Palmer and several NFLHall of Famers and coaches, including retired Pittsburgh Steelers stars Jack Ham and Franco Harris. PSU trustees fire Paterno, Spanier to itsfeet. The decibal level went up another notch when Jamiese Wiley got an offensive rebound and put it back in to give Sebring itsfirst lead of the game. Things quieted down, however, when Okeechobee got a short jumper to tie it up again at 41-41 and send the game into an extra period. Rose got the scoring started in the overtime with a lay-up, but the Streaks would get just two more free throws as the rest of their scoring, while the Lady Brahmans got two field goals and two free throws to provide for the final margin. Were learning, but it was a great effort and the girls played hard, Lee said. This is a very coachable group of girls with great attitude. There are a lot of little things to work on, but theyre listening and doing what were talling them, so its exciting. Sebring closed out the season-opening tournament Thursday against Bartow before heading into the regular-season start Tuesday against visiting Hardee. See Sundays News-Sun for a recap of Thursdays action. Continued from 1B Streaks rally, fall in OT News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Shalontay Rose had the upper hand at the opening tip of Tuesdays tournament game with Okeechobee. ladies from Lake Placid set the pace over Walker Memorial Academy and ended with a 54-38 victory over the private school. Ball handling, said Lake Placids new head coach Jackie Coyne. One area we need to concentrate on, but overall I liked what I saw. Coyne, who hails from Pittsburgh, took over the helm for the Dragons recently, but was still happy with the results despite the short practice time. We have a ways to go., but we are learning, she said. We only had three days of practice, but I am pleased with what I saw. The Dragons also jumped out early in the game, leading 35-15 at the half, but also tapered off in the second, allowing Walker some steals and quick presses while Coyne went to her deep bench. Arnetia Gobourne topped the Lake Placid offense with 17 points. Kunshe Wilson, a returning senior, followed with 14 points and Jamacia Gayle was able to hit nine from the outside. We did everything we were looking to do, Coyne added. But I think we got a little comfortable near the end. We are going to work on playing 32 minutes o f basketball. The tournament continued Thursday night with Avon Park facing Walke r and the Dragons taking on Jenkins. See Sundays News-Sun for recaps of the Bill Jarret t Tip-Off Tournament finale. Continued from 1B Hoops tourney sees AP, LP wins News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Lake Placid freshman Nylasha McCray brings it upcourt Tuesday with Walker Memorials Kristin Paradero, right, and Emily Marasigan giving chase.
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 5B INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; 11/11/11; 00013799 COMMUNITYCALENDAR The Community Calendar provides a brief listing of local clubs and organizations who meet on a regular basis. It is the responsibility of the group to update the News-Sun on any changes in this listing by calling 385-6155, ext. 516; send any changes by email to firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail them to News-Sun Community Calendar, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870.FRIDAY Alcoholics Anonymous One Day At ATime group meets for a closed discussion at 9:30 a.m. Monday and Friday at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 4500 Sun N Lakes Blvd., Sebring. For details, call 314-0891. Alzheimers Association Support Group meets at 6 p.m. second Friday at the Oaks of Avon in AvonPark. For details, call 385-3444. American Legion Post 25 hosts a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Cost is $6. Shrimp also is available for same price. Open to the public. Tickets in the lounge on Friday night. Lounge hours are from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 74 has karaoke from 7 p.m. until final call at the post, 528 N. Pine St., Sebring. Post open at noon. Happy Hour from 4-6 p.m. Members and guests only. For details, call 471-1448. Avon Park Breakfast Rotary Club meets 7 a.m., Rotary Club building. Bridge Club of Sebring (American Contract Bridge Club)plays duplicate games at 12:30 p.m. at 347 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring. For details, call 385-8118. Harmony Hoedowners Square Dance Club offers a class in Lake Placid at the Sunshine RV Resort from 9-11 a.m. Friday. For more information, call Sam Dunn at 382-6792 or e-mail him at email@example.com. Heartland AIDS Network meets 9 a.m., second Friday, Heartland Professional Plaza Learning Center, Sebring. Heartland Clubs meet at 3:30 p.m. on the second Friday of each month at Placid Lakes Town Hall Building, 2010 Placid Lakes Blvd. Call 699-6773. Highlands Social Dance Club hosts ballroom dancing every Friday, October through March from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Senior Center on Sebring Parkway. Dance the night away to the music of the areas Big Bands. All club dances are open to the public. Appropriate dress required. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Call 385-6671. Lake Country Cruisers has a car show from 5-8 p.m. second Friday at Woodys Bar-B-Q parking lot, Lake Placid. There is a live disc jockey and door prizes. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 has lounge hours beginning at 1 p.m. There is a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Cost is $8.50 per person. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Lake Placid Moose serves wings, fish and burgers at 6 p.m. Music provided from 7-11 p.m. Pool tournament is at 8 p.m. Open to members and qualified guests only. Loyal Order of Moose Highlands County Lodge No. 2494, 1318 W Bell St., Avon Park. Karaoke from 710 p.m. Lodge phone number 452-0579. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 6 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Sebring Bridge Club has Bridge, ACBLDuplicate at the clubhouse, 347 N. Fernleaf, Sebring at 12:30 Fridays. For details or info on lessons, call 385-8118. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves chicken or fish baskets from 5-7 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring, for a $4 donation. Blind darts is played at 7 p.m. For details, call 6554007. Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 serving buffet dinner at 5-7 p.m. Elks and guests invited. Dance music in ballroom at 6:30 p.m. Dinner and dance is $10 donation. For reservations, call 385-8647 or 471-3557. Smoke-free environment. Lounge is open from 1-10 p.m. Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 serves beef franks and Italian sausages served from 1 p.m. to closing at 1 1675 U.S. 98, Sebring. For details, call 655-3920. Sebring Recreation Club plays bridge at 12:30 p.m. and table tennis at 4 p.m. at 333 Pomegranate Ave. For details, call 3852966 or leave a name, number and message. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3800 serves steak by the ounce from 5:30-7 p.m. every fourth Friday at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. Texas Hold em lessons, 2 p.m. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves pizza from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902. SATURDAY American Legion Post 25 serves sirloin burgers from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the post, 1490 U.S. 27, Lake Placid. Jam session is from 2-4 p.m. The lounge hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Members and guests invited. For details, call 465-7940. American Legion Post 69 in AvonPark serves dinner at 5 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. American Legion Post 74 open noon to 8 p.m. Hot dogs served. Happy Hour 4-6 p.m. Call 471-1448. Avon Park Public Library has a free Adult Film Series at noon. For details, call 452-3803. Cancer Support Group meets from 10-11:30 a.m. at Christ Fellowship Church, 2935 New Life Way, Sebring, hosted by Sue and Kristi Olsen. Call 446-1284 or 385-2974. Heartland Horses & Handicapped Inc. provides free assisted riding sessions for adults and children with special needs from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 118 W. College Drive, Avon Park. For details or to volunteer, call Mary McClelland, coordinator, 452-0006. Highlands Shrine Club, 2606 State Road 17 South, Avon Park (between Avon Park and Sebring) has a flea market from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., country store open from 8 a.m. to noon and pancake breakfast served from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Vendors are welcome. No setup fee is charged for the summer months. Plenty of off road parking. A monthly social is planned at 6:30 p.m. on the second Saturday at the club. There will be dinner and music provided for dancing. Reservations are required by calling 382-2208. Lake Placid Art League has a class in Pastels/Acrylics taught by Llewellyn Rinald from from 9 a.m. to noon at the Cultural Center, 127 Dal Hall Blvd. For information call Dan Daszek at 4657730. Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 opens the lounge at 1 p.m. Card games are played at 1 p.m., and Bar Bingo is at 1:30 p.m. The lodge is open to members and their guests. For details, call 465-2661. Narcotics Anonymous New Day Group meets at 7 p.m. at First Presbyteria n Church, 319 Poinsettia Ave, Sebring. For information call Heartland area helpline (863) 683-0630. More information on other meetings and events at www.naflheartland.org. Overeaters Anonymou s meets at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Oak Street, Lake Placid. For more details, call 382-1821. Sebring Eagles Club 4240 serves dinner from 57 p.m. at the club, 12921 U.S. 98, Sebring. Music is from 7-10 p.m. For details, call 655-4007. Sebring Hills Association has a pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. the second Saturday of each month at the clubhouse, 200 Lark Ave. All the pancakes, sausage, OJ, coffee or tea you can eat or drink for $3 for mem bers and $3.50 for nonmembers. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3800 serves breakfast from 8-11 a.m. and horse racing at 5:30 p.m. every second and fourth Saturday at the post, 1224 County Road 621 East, Lake Placid. For more details, call 699-5444. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 serves a meal for $6 from 5:30-7 p.m. and music is from 6-9 p.m. at the post, 2011 SE Lakeview Drive, Sebring. For details, call 385-8902.
C M Y K SEBRING The Low Vision Information Group will be meeting on Thursday, Nov. 17, at noon at St. John United Methodist Church on Grand Prix Drive in Sebring in their Education Building. Anyone experiencing problems with low vision are invited to attend. Featured speaker Charlie Stroup, LMHC, from Gentle Journeys, will be addressing the group on the topic of "Anxiety and Depression Related to Vision Impairment dealing iwht coping skills to handle the anxiety and depression. Stroup moved to Sebring in 1988 from Michigan after the loss of her mother and her spouse. Prior to leaving Kalamazoo, she agreed with her grief counselors to immediately resume counseling upon arrival in Florida, only to discover the nearest counseling at that time was in Polk County. She immediately began her journey to become a grief counselor in Highlands County. This information group is hosted by Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization. If you would like to be on our post-card list for announcements, please call H.A.L.L.O. at 385-1196, email firstname.lastname@example.org or write: H.A.L.L.O., P.O. Box 7082, Sebring, FL 33872. They are also on FaceBook at Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization.Parkinsons support group meets MondaySEBRING The Parkinsons disease support group for the Highlands County area will meet at 10 a.m. on the second Monday (Nov. 14), at the First Baptist Church of Sebring, (corner of Pine and Lemon Street). The program this month will be from Dennis Mungall, a Florida Hospital pharmacist. All persons with Parkinsons disease and their families are welcome to attend. There is no charge. For more information, call 453-6589 or 453-6419. Special to the News-SunAdiabetic foot ulcer is an open sore or wound that occurs in approximately 15 percent of patients with diabetes, and is commonly located on the bottom of the foot. Of those who develop a foot ulcer, six percent will be hospitalized due to infection or other ulcer-related complication. Diabetes is the leading cause of nontraumatic lower extremity amputations in the United States, and approximately 14 to 24 percent of patients with diabetes who develop a foot ulcer have an amputation. Research, however, has shown that the development of a foot ulcer is preventable.Who can get them?Anyone who has diabetes can develop a foot ulcer. Native Americans, African Americans, Hispanics and older men are more likely to develop ulcers. People who use insulin are at a higher risk of developing a foot ulcer, as are patients with diabetes-related kidney, eye, and heart disease. Being overweight and using alcohol and tobacco also play a role in the development of foot ulcers.How do they form?Ulcers form due to a combination of factors, such as lack of feeling in the foot, poor circulation, footdeformities, irritation (such as friction or pressure), and trauma, as well as duration of diabetes. Patients who have diabetes for many years can develop neuropathy, a reduced or complete lack ofability to feel painin the feet due to nerve damage caused by elevated blood glucose levels over time. The nerve damage often can occur without pain and one may not even be aware of the problem. Your podiatric physician can test feet for neuropathy with a simple and painless tool called a monofilament. Vascular disease can complicate a foot ulcer, reducing the bodys ability to heal and increasing the risk for an infection. Elevations in blood glucose can reduce the bodys ability to fight off a potential infection and also retard healing. What is the value of treatment?Once an ulcer is noticed, seek podiatric medical care immediately. Foot ulcers in patients with diabetes should be treated for several reasons such as, reducing the risk of infection and amputation, improving function and quality of life, and reducing health care costs. The primary goal in the treatment of foot ulcers is to obtain healing assoon as possible. The faster the healing, the less chance for an infection. There are several key factors in the appropriate treatment of a diabetic foot ulcer: Prevention of infection. Taking the pressure off the area, called off-loading. Removing dead skin and tissue, called debridement. Applying medication or dressings to the ulcer. Managing blood glucose and other health problems. Not all ulcers are infected; however if your podiatric physician diagnoses an infection, a treatment program of antibiotics, wound care, and possibly hospitalization will be necessary. There are several important factors to keep an ulcer from becoming infected: Keep blood glucose levels under tight control. Keep the ulcer clean and bandaged. Cleanse the wound daily, using a wound dressing or bandage. Do not walk barefoot. For optimum healing, ulcers, especially those on the bottom of the foot, must be off-loaded.Patients may be asked to wear special footgear, or a brace, specialized castings, or use a wheelchair or crutches. These devices will reduce the pressure and irritation to the ulcer area and help to speed the healing process. The science of wound care has advanced significantly over the past 10 years. The old thought of let the air get at it is now known to be harmful to healing. We know that wounds and ulcers heal faster, with a lower risk of infection, if they are kept covered and moist.The use of full strength betadine, peroxide, whirlpools and soaking are not recommended, as this could lead to further complications. Appropriate wound management includes the use of dressings and topicallyapplied medications. These range from normal saline to advanced products, such as growth factors, ulcer dressings, and skin substitutes that have been shown to be highly effective in healing foot ulcers. For a wound to heal there must be adequate circulation to the ulcerated area. Your podiatrist can determine circulation levels with noninvasive tests.Surgical optionsAmajority of non-infected foot ulcers are treated without surgery; however, when this fails, surgical management may be appropriate. Examples of surgical care to remove pressure on the affected area include shaving or excision of bone(s) and the correction of various deformities, such as hammertoes, bunions, or bony bumps.Healing factorsHealing time depends on a variety of factors, such as wound size and location, pressure on the wound from walking or standing, swelling, circulation, blood glucose levels, wound care, and what is being applied to the wound. Healing may occur within weeks or require several months. PreventionThe best way to treat a diabetic foot ulcer is to prevent its development in the first place. Recommended guidelines include seeing a podiatrist on a regular basis. He or she can determine if you are at high risk for developing a foot ulcer and implement strategies for prevention. You are at high risk if you: have neuropathy, have poor circulation, have a foot deformity (i.e. bunion, hammer toe), wear inappropriate shoes, have uncontrolled blood sugar. Reducing additional risk factors, such as smoking, drinking alcohol,high cholesterol and elevated blood glucose are important in the prevention and treatment of a diabetic foot ulcer. Wearing the appropriate shoes and socks will go a long way in reducing risks.Your podiatric physician canprovide guidance in selecting the proper shoes. Learning how to check your feet is crucial in noticing a potential problem as early as possible. Inspect your feet every dayespecially between the toes and the solefor cuts, bruises, cracks, blisters, redness, ulcers, and any sign of abnormality. Each time you visit a health care provider, remove your shoes and socks so your feet can be examined.Any problems that are discovered should be reported to your podiatrist as soon as possible, no matter how simple it may seem to you. The old saying, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure was never as true as it is when preventing a diabetic foot ulcer. Page 6BNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011www.newssun.com 64 WEST COLLISION; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 11/11,25; 00013786 LAMPE & KEIFFER; 3.639"; 4"; Black; healthy living; 00013790 APPLE A DAY HEALTH FOOD; 3.639"; 2"; Black; healthy living; 00013793 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00013797 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00013798 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00013562 HEALTHYLIVING What is a diabetic foot ulcer? Metro Features Monitoring blood glucose levels is key to preventing diabetic foot ulcers. DearPharmacist: What can be done to relieve the discomfort of tinnitus? The crackling, buzzing, and popping in my friends ear drives her to distraction. Shes tried several commercially available products from the health food store, all without relief so far. What do you suggest? L.J., Orlando Answer: Buzzing, clanging, whooshing, musical tones, humming, ringing, even jack hammering... tinnitus can drive you absolutely bonkers. I cant stand it even when my neighbor fires up his leaf blower, and thats over in 20 minutes. You may recognize these celebrities who have confessed to bouts of tinnitus: Eric Clapton, David Letterman and Steve Martin. The internal racket can be caused from exposure to sudden or chronic loud noises, free radical damage, age-related hearing loss, medication side effects, ear wax and a number of diseases. Thats j ust for starters. All I can do here is give you some more perspective about options. If your tinnitus doesnt yield to simple remedies, see your doctor for an evaluation. Look in your medicine cabinet. Theres a surprisingly long list of prescription and OTC drugs that have been tied to tinnitus: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatories (NSAIDs), loop diuretics (like furosemide), and many antibiotics, antidepressant drugs, and salicylates (like aspirin). Auditory-related side effects might develop all of a sudden, even if youve been taking the drug a long time. Discuss this possibility with your doctor and pharmacist. In cases of reversible tinnitus, sometimes switching medications brings relief. Stress ramps up the noise! Consider biofeedback. Studies suggest that biofeedback training could help you find your internal control knoband turn down the volume. Deficiencies of specific nutrients can sometimes affect hearing health: Zinc, Coenzyme Q10, vitamins D and B12. Also, magnesium, a mineral in spinach and leafy greens has been shown repeatedly to support auditory mechanisms, improve hearing loss and ease tinnitus. As we speak, the Mayo Clinic is conducting a clinical trial to verify this. And an Israeli study long ago found that military personnel with tinnitus were often short on B12. Asian folks seem to have good grip on this condition. Chinese medicine doctors use acupuncture and a variety of herbals to deal with tinnitus. These treatments vary considerably, but could be very effective. I keep up with Korean news because my 24-Hour Pharmacist book is published in this language. Arecent study concluded that two compounds: Bojungikgitang and banhabaekchulchonmatang significantly improve tinnitus. American health food stores are going to screech and whine if you ask them to order that stuff, so dont even bother. Afew studies support the herbal gingko biloba, which may help by improving blood flow and scavenging free radical toxins. Other herbs worth looking into include black cohosh root and vinpocetine which improve blood flow and oxygen to the brain; goldenseal could help too, and also mullein herb which addresses inflammation. Become a fan on my facebook page and interact with me: Facebook.com/SuzyCohen RPh 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. Tinnitus: What to do for ringing in the ears Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Stroup to speak to Low Vision Information Group HEALTHNEWSSNAPSHOTS
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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, November 11, 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, 6 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, email@example.com ; website, www.stcathe.com. Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., firstname.lastname@example.org; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 3853993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Masses Daily Masses 8 a.m. and noon MondayFriday; 9 a.m. Saturday. Weekend Masses 4 and 5 p.m. Saturday, 5 p.m. Saturday Spanish Mass (Holy Family Youth Center), 8 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, noon Sunday Sunday Mass; 5 p.m. Sunday English Family Mass (Holy Family Youth Center). Confession: every Saturday 3-3:45 p.m. or first Friday of the month 7:15-7:45 a.m., or by appointment with any priest. St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct. 31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life! Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod Schwingel, Preacher; Marco Gallardo, Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863) 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 RELIGION Atonement Lutheran Church, ELCASEBRING This Sunday is the 22nd Sunday after Pentecost and the celebration will be led by the Rev. Jefferson Cox. Lector/assistant will be Ron Fitzpatrick. Bible reading and discussion is every Thursday with leader Sharon Palmer. Members and non-members of the church are welcome. On Nov. 22, the ELCA Fall Lake Conference meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Atonement Lutheran Church here in Sebring. 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.Avon Park Church of ChristAVON PARK From Weakness to Strength (2 Corinthians 3:5) will be the message presented by minister Larry Roberts on Sunday. There will be a Teen Gathering on Sunday Night. Avon Park Church of Christ is at 200 S. Forest. Ave. Call 453-4692Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This Sunday morning, Pastor Scott McLean will be preaching a sermon entitled Living in Our Masters Joy. The church is at 1320 C.R. 64, east the Avon Park High School. Call 471-2663 or visit www.christlutheranavonpark.org/. Christian Training Church SEBRING Associate Minister Casey L. Downing will bring the message titled Action Word at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study will continue the book of Hebrews. Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID New this year, Eastside Christian Church is offering Parents Time Out on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 1-5 p.m. This is a time for parents to bring their kindergarten through fifth-grade children for an afternoon of fun while the parents can get other things done in preparation for the holidays. There will be games, crafts, movies and snacks. Space is limited, so please call 465-7065 before Monday, Nov. 28 to reserve your spot. First Christian Church of Avon Park is hosting a revival at 6:30 p.m. nightly Nov. 13-16. On Monday, Nov. 14, Pastor Ray Culpepper will be bringing the message and special music will be provided by Skook Wright of Stepping Out in Faith Music Ministry. There is no Lunch Bunch scheduled for November or December, the next one will be Jan. 26 at the Olive Garden in Sebring. Eastside Christian Church is at at 101 Peace Ave. in Lake Placid, two miles east of U.S. 27 on C.R. 621.Emmanuel Church of ChristSEBRING The Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon The Eyes of Your Heart, the Head of Your Church? The Scripture will be taken from Ephesians 1:15-23. The church is at 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit www.sebringemmanuelucc.c om/.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Pastor Gary Kindle will be delivering his sermon entitled: Like A Thief in the Night from I Thessalonians 5:1-11. Faithful Followers will meet Thursday at noon for a potluck lunch. All are invited. Sometimes after the meal cards, dice or games may be played. Mens prayer breakfast, devotions and fellowship at 7 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 19. Please call the church Monday through Thursday, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 3857848, or e-mail email@example.com or FB us at Faith Lutheran Church Sebring to RSVP. Charitable Giving: How to Make a Difference by Giving Back will be held at 11 a.m., on Saturday, Nov. 19, with lunch to follow. Youll learn about charitable giving financial tools that may decrease your taxes and/or supplement your retirement income, ways to leave a lasting charitable legacy and how you can give back, including volunteering. Offered by Michael Noel, MBA. Register by calling 465-2783 or the church office 3857848 by Wednesday, Nov. 16. Sponsored by Thrivent Financial for Lutherans. The church will again be hosting a free dinner on Thanksgiving Day. This meal is for anyone. 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. RSVPby Friday, Nov 18.First Christian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK Being Thankful Can Change Your Life will be the sermon from Psalm 118:1 and Ephesians 5:19 during the 1 0 a.m. worship service. Then return at 6:30 p.m. for the first of our Revival Service s. The church will be holding revival at 6:30 p.m. each day Nov. 13-16, with area preachers sharing a revival message. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor St.. Call 453-533 4 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any question s or to request information. The website is www.firstchristianap.com/.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING At the Lords Table this Sunday morning will be Diane Beidler and Betty Simpson. Communion will be served by Carol Chandler, Catherine CHURCHNEWS Continued on page 9B
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 9B EPISCOPAL The Episcopal Church of the Redeemer .Service time is 9:30 with Holy Communion. Coffee hour following services. Newcomers welcome. Call 453-5664 or e-mail email@example.com Web site: redeemeravon.com. The church is at 839 Howes Way,Avon Park (two miles north of Sun N Lake Boulevard, across from Wells Dodge.) St. Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. The Rev. Jim Kurtz, rector. Church office 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydown email@example.com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www.ctm forme.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. The Way Church, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship. Come early and stay after for 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 email@example.com. Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Informal service, 8 a.m.; traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.; evening service, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org. Rev. W. Darrell Arnold, pastor. Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), 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 8-9:30 a.m. in the sanctuary; contemporary worship is at 11 a.m. Sunday school classes for adults is at 9:15 and 10:45 a.m. and for all ages, adults and children, at 9:45 a.m. in the educational building. Wednesday: 6:45 p.m., youth group (middle and high school), and nursery and childrens ministry; 7 p.m., adult small group Bible studies. Children/youth music ministry (Thursday): grades 3-5 chimes, 2:30 p.m.; grades 3-5 choir, 3:15 p.m.; grades 6-12 handbells, 3:15 p.m. Bible Counseling available by appointment, 6990132. 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, email@example.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church, 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. Asale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALLARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863) 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.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 South Lake Avenue, Avon Park, FL33825. (863) 453-3759, R. James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m. Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m. for women who love God and crocheting. Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852. The Rev. Fred Ball. pastor. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Sunday schedule: Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.; New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m. Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning. Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.; High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. 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 Baker, Gretchen Ames and Jayne Weldy. Todd and Robin Martin are the greeters Sunday morning. 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. This weekend, the church will be celebrating Heritage Sunday: Our Church, Past, Present and Future. The Scripture will be taken from Matthew 16:16-18. The Rev. Roberts, Board Chairperson Linda Ellis and Pastor Ron Norton will be bringing the message. The church is at at 510 Poinsettia Ave. Call 385-0352 for more information.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday morning, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is entitled The Temple based on I Corinthians 6:12-20. 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. On Wednesday, Bible study, entitled The Basics of the Faith, will be led by Pastor Bob Johnson. The church is at at 215 E. Circle St. Call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING What God Has Done and is Still Doing is the title of Sunday mornings sermon given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. Good Works Festival and fingerfood luncheon will be held in the fellowship hall immediately following worship.Grace Pointe ChurchSEBRING Grace Pointe Church is at at 200 Lark Ave. in Sebring Hills Association Clubhouse. Tuesday home Bible study is on The Future Revealed, New Heaven and New Earth Revelation. For the kids, Bible study and crafts. Sunday, Pastor Zimmer continues the river renewal series Making the Wilderness a Pasture. The church will begin a weekly radio broadcast of the morning worship service on 1390 AM in Highlands County. Freedom will also air twice per weekday. Ustream available (live or 24/7) of all services in Sebring. Log on to ustream.tv and then enter gracepointetv in the search box.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this Sunday morning will be: Hes the God for All, with Scripture from: Romans 9:3033. The service will also include Bev LeBeck singing The Man and the Heartland Singers will sing Here I am to Worship! Veterans will be honored in worship the service. Tuesday adult Bible Study is Living on the Edge taught by Pastor Ted Moore. C Wednesday night young adult and childrens programs are taught by George Kelly, Amanda and Jon Armentrout and Toby Cribbs. It features a free meal. The church is at at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behind Publix). Call 3149693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID AVeterans Day Celebration will be held at 9:30 a.m.. Sunday. Pastor Claude Burnett will preach at the Heritage (traditional) Service and the Celebration (blended) Service. Pastor Fred Ball will preach at the New Song Contemporary Service in Rob Reynolds Hall on Thank You For Your Service. The church is at at 500 Kent Avenue. For information, please call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Loving As Gods People is taken from Matthew 5:43-48 (King James Version). Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the Sunday morning and evening messages. The Wednesday evening service will be praise, prayer and Bible study.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Barak will be the topic for Sundays sermon. Judges 4:1-8 is the biblical reference. Disciple Bible Study is at 4:30 p.m. Sunday.AARPDriver Course is at 9 a.m., Tuesday. Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning, Pastor Keith Simmons will be preaching on Celebrate Gods Blessings. The Scripture reading will be from Ephesians 1:3-12. Sunday school will meet in the Fidelis Room and will be studying Communion with God in the Midst of Struggle. The Scripture Continued from page 8B RELIGION Continued on page 10B
C M Y K Page 10BNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011www.newssun.com Shirley Kabet; 3.639"; 5"; Black; tanglewood craft fair; 00013732 ROAD SHOW ESTATE BUYERS; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 11/9,11; 00013742 KIFFLE KITCHEN; 3.639"; 5"; Black; 11/11,13,18,20; 00013788 reading will be from Philippians 3:3 through 4:9.Southside Baptist ChurchSEBRING Entertaining Angels is the title of the message the Rev. David Altman will bring in the Sunday morning worship service. The Sunday evening worship service will focus on prayer for all nations. The church is at at 379 S. Commerce Ave. For information, call 385-0752.Spring Lake Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Greater Works will be the title of Sunday mornings sermon given by the Rev. Don Davis. The Scripture reading will be from John 14:1-14.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at at 8170 Cozumel Lane. The Rev. Clyde Weavers sermon will be: Gods Written Word. Fellowship follows the service.The Way ChurchSEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaums message will be Final Words of the Apostle Paul with Scripture from II Timothy 4. Nov. 19 will be Thanksgiving Dinner at Highlands Hammock State Park. The Way Church is at 1005 North Ridgewood Drive. Church phone is 4716140. Pastors cell phone is 273-3674. For church information and the pastors messages go to www.thewaychurch.org/. Continued from page 9B CHURCHNEWS Fall Sale starts todayAVON PARK The Church of the Redeemer Episcopal Church in Avon Park is holding its annual two-day Fall Sale today and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Furniture, household items, kitchen stuff, clothing, Christmas things, jewelry and much more will be offered. There will be a bake sale with all kinds of goodies for your eating pleasure. The church is just south of Race Trac on U.S. 27.Manna Ministries Toy Drive under wayLAKE PLACID The Annual Manna Ministries Toy Drive is underway. Manna currently assists over 600 families monthly. The numbers of children in need of toys could reach 1,200 this year. If you can help by donating a toy or making a monetary donation, please contact Michelle Brewington, the Christmas Store coordinator, at 465-2422. or drop off your donations at the Memorial United Methodist Church office building at 436 Kent Ave. Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.Nichols offering St. John piano concertSEBRING St. John Choir Director Valerie Nichols will present a piano concert of sacred, secular and semi-classical music Saturday at 3 p.m. in the church sanctuary. Apie social sponsored by the choir members will follow in fellowship hall. All are welcome to attend. St. John United Methodist Church is at 3214 Grand Prix Drive in Sebring. Call 382-1736.Calebs Cadence at FBC of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID First Baptist Church of Lake Placid at 119 East Royal Palm St. will host Calebs Cadence from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 18, at House of Praise Cafe. Alove offering will be received for an orphanage in Guatemala. RELIGIONNEWSSNAPSHOTS Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The first performance of George Frederick Handels oratorio Messiah in several years is scheduled for Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2:30 p.m. at St. James Catholic Church, 3380 Placid View Drive in Placid Lakes. The concert is admission free, and there will be no collection taken during intermission. The Lake Placid Messiah Society intends its offering to be a special gift to the greater Lake Placid community for the Christmas season. The performance of Messiah revives a decadesold tradition in Lake Placid dating from 1957 when the work was first performed by the Messiah Society directed by its founder, Paul Buckley. The Society continued to perform the work alternate years through the 1970s into the 1980s, after which the Highlands Delta Chorale continued the tradition. This years performance will find the Messiah Society Chorus, more than 50 voices strong, singing 11 of the works choruses including the famous Hallelujah Chorus. The chorus will be augmented by a quartet of soloists performing most of the well-known solos in the work, including I Know That My Redeemer Liveth and O Thou, That Tellest Good Tidings ToZion. The chorus, directed by local musician David H. Rinald, is made up of singers from around the greater Lake Placid area. The four soloists include soprano Katherine Smith, a masters degree candidate in music at Florida International University in Miami; alto Kimberly Milton, a voice student at Florida Southern College; tenor Adam Davidson, who is director of music at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Lakeland; and the bass soloist will be Sebring musician Daniel Burke. Richard Wedig, organist at Spring Lake Presbyterian Church, will accompany. For those not familiar with Handels Messiah, it is a major work for chorus and soloists that chronicles the life of Jesus Christ from Old Testament prophecy, His birth, career, crucifixion, resurrection and ascension into heaven. It was composed by Handel in 1742, reportedly during a time period of about three weeks. Messiah performance set for Dec. 4 in Lake Placid RELIGION The nest quality baked goods.Established in 1985 Bath, PAExceptional Kifes (Kolaczki) and Nut Rolls (Povitica)WE SHIP NATIONALLYORDER NOWFOR THEHOLIDAYS!GREATGIFT IDEAS!
C M Y K DearAbby: Before we went on vacation, we trusted our 15-year-old neighbor Mia to feed our cat, take in the mail and water the plants. While we were away, she invited some of her friends and their friends to our home. Some of them she knew by their nicknames and only for a short time. When Mias parents learned about the party, they forbade her to go. However, she failed to mention she had left our door unlocked for strangers to enter. It was obvious when we returned that people had been there because things were out of place and garbage was left behind. Were missing about $100 worth of beer and liquor, $50 in change and $150 in old coins. Mia claims she doesnt know who was there, and her friends arent being honest. Id like to get the police involved. Mia, her parents and my husband think Im unfair for wanting to involve the police. I believe a crime has been committed and dont understand why Im being treated like the bad guy when Im the victim. The police have told me Mia would not get into trouble as long as she cooperates. Am I overreacting? Violated Neighbor in Pennsylvania DearViolated: I dont think so. The party animals who invaded your home are guilty of trespassing and theft. You should be compensated for anything that was taken and those responsible held accountable. Now that the kids have seen where everything of value in your house is located, you could be further victimized. You did the right thing in informing the police. DearAbby: I am recently widowed. Men I work with and the husbands of some of my friends have been hitting on me. Theyll ask me out for a meal, give me big hugs and a couple of them have even kissed me on the mouth. I dont lead them on, and besides, Im a chubby greatgrandmother. What drives men to do this? Do they think theyre consoling me? When these things happen, I act as if they never did and go on as usual because to do otherwise would be hurtful to their wives, who are my friends. These men dont frighten me, but I dont understand their motivation. Do you? Granny In Her 70s Dear Granny: There isnt a blanket explanation for the behavior you have described. Some of your friendshusbands may be trying to console you; others may have lecherous intentions. As to your male co-workers, big hugs and kisses are a no-no in the workplace and you should tell them so. If these incidents happen repeatedly with the same people, you WILLhave to speak up and say theyre making you uncomfortable. And as to your friendshusbands, try this: Stiff-arm them when you greet them with a sweet smile, then turn your cheek when you see them coming at you. DearAbby: My husband and I are not religious. We believe that people are entitled to their own beliefs. My problem lies with my brother-in-law and his wife. They are two of the most judgmental, sanctimonious people I have ever known. They hate (their word) Mormons, Catholics, etc. How would you suggest I respond to their criticism of our lack of Christianity and their offers to pray for us? Biting My Tongue in Great Falls, Mont. DearBiting: If your relatives are an example of people who practice Christianity, heaven help the rest of us. If you must interact with them, practice selective deafness, and when they spout hatred, excuse yourselves. DearVeterans: I salute you for your service to this country. My thanks to each of you, as well as to the brave and dedicated men and women who are still on active duty. You are the personification of patriotism and selfsacrifice for your dedication to this country. Abby Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, November 11, 2011Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 11/11/11; 0 0 0013778 LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black; 11/11/11; 00013795 By JAKE COYLE APEntertainment WriterIn Clint Eastwoods new film, J. Edgar, a 1930 movie theater audience makes its preference clear. Whereas J. Edgar Hoovers pre-movie promotion reel about G-men and the FBI draws impatient boos, a trailer for the upcoming James Cagney flick The Public Enemy inspires hoots and applause. Though Hoover was exceptionally popular with the American public throughout his nearly four decade reign as FBI director, his opponents the gangsters, the radicals, the Kennedys have always been the chosen subjects of movies. J. Edgar, too, may not draw cheers, but it remains a riveting, noble attempt by Eastwood, now 81, to wrestle with big American questions, many of which have obvious relevance to todays politics. Its another largely fascinating, if disappointingly flawed chapter in Eastwoods fantastic late period. J. Edgar is a biopic framed around Hoover (a thoroughly committed, engaging but ultimately still removed Leonardo DiCaprio) dictating his life story to various typists. This is Hoovers story, mainly told through his perspective and therefore a somewhat claustrophobic view of history. The film, from an ambitious script by Dustin Lance Black (who wrote the Harvey Milk biopic, Milk), opens with a lot of switches in time as the narrative rushes to pack in the rise of Hoover as a Justice Department upstart and eager riser at the nascent Bureau of Investigation. Its a grimly propulsive first hour, pushed forward by the relentless, paranoid patter of the fast-talking Hoover (nicknamed Speed). Hoover is fully formed from the start: Ameticulous, obsessive defender of America (or what he conceives as America). He tries to make typist Helen Gandy (the wonderful Naomi Watts, here underused, looking too bright for a somber tale) his wife, but when she declines, he makes her his lifelong, trusted secretary instead. Edgar, can you keep a secret? Gandy, explaining her career goals, asks and somewhere, five decades of American politicians chortle. Eastwood makes an effort to show the post-World War I political climate by which Hoover was formed the bombings and assassination attempts that would ignite his long war against the Bolsheviks. The point, perhaps, is that the threat was not just paranoia but was still far from the end of times warnings that echoed, not unlike they have in contemporary times. Hoover will continue this fight throughout, eventually mistaking other movements (such as the civil rights movement Hoover, a racist, would call Martin Luther King Jr. the most notorious liar in the country) for extensions of communism. Whereas many biopics chart a persons arc across history, J. Edgar follows historys arc across Hoovers bullheaded steadiness. Eastwood explores Hoovers increasing megalomania, his illegal surveillance, his secret files. By the time Nixon is elected president, Hoover ironically recognizes him as a menace who will do anything to keep power. But Eastwood also reminds us of Hoovers accomplishments. Hoover built a centralized collection of fingerprints in Washington, and was an early advocate of forensics. He brought professionalism to FBI agents, but also presided over them like a dictator, insisting they shave any facial hair and wear suits to his liking (Hoover, almost dandyish, kept to his Brooks Brothers). He was an early publicity innovator, creating a mythologized G-Man not to mention an exaggerated Hoover. Still, the most affecting parts of J. Edgar are Hoovers two most important personal relationships: That with his mother (Judi Dench) and with his No. 2 and close friend Clyde Tolson (Armie Hammer, who after being digitally doubled for The Social Network has been restored to a singular being). Hoover was an emphatic mamas boy, and Dench plays her as a kind of Lady Macbeth, fostering her sons repression. When a grown Hoover gets worked up and begins stuttering, were cast back into the The Kings Speech: She tells him, like she did when he was a child, to talk to himself in the mirror and Be my little Speedy. The exact nature of Hoovers relationship with Tolson isnt known. They ate together nearly every day and took vacations together, but the gay and cross-dressing rumors about Hoover arent established. In J. Edgar, the relationship is entirely convincing. Hoover and Tolson (Hammer plays him as totally subservient to Hoover) are inseparable partners, but their sexual desires while not spelled out appear to be unsatisfied. Blacks interest in Hoovers story is that of a closeted gay man, as opposed to the outed Milk. DiCaprio and Hammer have an excellent chemistry, full of slight, homoerotic gestures. It can and surely will be argued how accurate it is to portray Hoover this way. The politics of the film will also be debated, given that Eastwood, a moderate libertarian Republican, is sympathetic to Hoover (felt most in his loving, mediocre piano score). But just as the director so caringly switched sides of a World War II battlefield for Letters from Iwo Jima after Flags of Our Fathers, Eastwoods J. Edgar shows just as much empathy for the power broker as Changeling did for the aggrieved. In J. Edgar, Eastwood and cinematographer Tom Stern fill the interiors with deep shadows and desaturated colors. That adds to the weighty feel of a biopic, which remains when conventional a problematic form for movies: not enough time to fit a life, and too much material to find a narrative. J. Edgar struggles to put forth a full picture of Hoover, a failure Blacks screenplay attempts to shroud in the contrived flashbacks. DiCaprio has no hesitation about the biopic, and he does a great deal to make J. Edgar a compelling one. Thanks to Deborah Hoppers excellent costumes, he plays the character across decades (as Hammer and Watts do as well). Hes most striking, almost Orson Welles-ish, as the elderly Hoover. And, really, its the experience of aging a subject of many of Eastwoods recent films that comes across best with J. Edgar. The resonating images of Hoover are of a man increasingly and tragically out of step with time. Thankfully, its been quite the opposite for Eastwood. Vacation caretaker leaves neighbors home open to theft DIVERSIONS Eastwoods Hoover biopic J. Edgar is riveting, noble Keith Bernstein/Warner Bros./MCT Leonardo DiCaprio, right, stars in the title role of "J. Edgar" with Armie Hammer, left. Movie Review J. Edgar Rating: R (brief strong language) Running time: 137 minutes Review: (of 4) Dear Abby GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and
C M Y K LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Friday, November 11, 2011 COIN LOCATORS ASSOCIATION; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 11/4,6,9,11; 00013427 Heres a look at how Veterans Day developed:1918World War I between the Allies (France, Britain, Italy and the United States) and the Central Powers (Germany, Austria, Turkey) ends at 11 a.m., on Nov. 11, 1918. The victorious Allied nations soon begin drawing up a peace treaty with the defeated Central Powers. The agreement, known as the Treaty of Versailles, is signed in June 1919.1919President Woodrow Wilson proclaims Armistice Day for Nov. 11, to commemorate the end of World War I. The plan for Armistice Day includes parades and a suspension of business for a two-minute period beginning exactly at 11 a.m. Wilsons proclamation, however, does not make the day a formal federal holiday.1920France and Britain hold ceremonies honoring their unknown dead from the Great War on the second anniversary of the armistice. 1921The U.S. Congress approves the establishment of a Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The formal interment ceremony takes place on Nov. 11. In addition, Nov. 11 is declared a federal holiday for the year.1926ACongressional resolution formally recognizes Armistice Day as a day to pay tribute to the nations veterans. But the resolution falls short of declaring the day a federal holiday. President Calvin Coolidge calls for a show of patriotism on Armistice Day.1938Congress formally declares Armistice Day an annual federal holiday.1941-1945Millions of veterans who serve in the U.S. armed forces during World War II become honorees on Armistice Day, joining the surviving veterans of World War I.1947 The first formal observance of National Veterans Day, rather than Armistice Day, takes place in Birmingham, Ala., on Nov. 11.1954 President Dwight D. Eisenhower signs legislation that changes the name of Armistice Day to Veterans Day. The Veterans Day holiday now honors several thousand more members of the U.S. armed services who fought in the Korean War (195053).1968 Congress passes the Monday Holiday Law, establishing the fourth Monday in October as the new Veterans Day. The new observance date goes in to effect in 1971. 1971-1975The first new Veterans Day occurs on Oct. 25. Many states adhere to the date change initially, with Mississippi and South Dakota being the exceptions. In 1972, Louisiana and Wisconsin revert back to the original Nov. 11 date. Three years later, another 16 states (California, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Carolina, Utah, West Virginia and Wyoming) change the Veterans Day commemoration back to Nov. 11. 1975 Congress passes legislation returning Veterans Day to Nov. 11, with widespread support from most of the states. President Gerald R. Ford signs the law, which is scheduled to take effect in 1978.1978 The official Veterans Day observance returns to Nov. 11. Chuck Myers, McClatchyTribuneSOURCES: U.S. ARMYCENTER OF MILITARY HISTORY; U.S. DEPARTMENTOF VETERANS AFFAIRS; U.S. CENSUS BUREAU PHOTO COURTESYOF THE NATIONALARCHIVESMen of the 31st Heavy Mortar Company fire at enemy position, west of Chorwon, Korea, in 1953. Veterans Day in the United States has its roots in World War I, when fighting between the warring Allied nations and Central Powers ended on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month of 1918. Since then, Veterans Day has developed into a patriotic occasion for America to celebrate and honor its living veterans. But reaching a consensus on the date of the holiday, and its name, didnt come easily. Congress and several U.S. presidents have taken an active role in shaping the holiday that we know today. PHOTO COURTESYOF THE NATIONALARCHIVESAmerican troops go to the battle line in France, during World War I, in 1918. SERVED IN WARIraq, Afghanistan556,000 (does not include those currently serving) Persian Gulf 2 million Vietnam 8 million Korea 3.1 million World War II 3.2 million World War I Fewer than 20 TOTALLIVING VETERANS17.8 million served in war 6.2 million peace time FACTS22.3 million living veterans are men. There are 1.7 million women veterans. About 9.2 million veterans are 65 or older. The annual median income of veterans in 2005: $33,973. Facts about living veterans in the United States Nearly 24 million living men and women have served in the U.S. military.