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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 05-13-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 61 | 75 cents www.newssun .com HighLow 87 66Complete Forecast PAGE 8A Possibility of an a fternoon T-storm Forecast Question: Should same-sex c ouples be allowed to get married? Next question: Should the tourism tax be raised from 2 cents to 3 cents? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at O nline I nside Obituaries Julia Butler Age 85, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 7A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 29.2% No 70.8% 099099401007 Total votes: 168 Arts & Entertainment3B Chalk Talk4B Classifieds3C Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle2B Dear Abby2B Editorial & Opinion3A Horoscope2B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times2B Sports On TV2B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 5 5 6 6 8 8 News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY This cane toad was found in a yard in Leisure Lakes off of Henscratch Road Monday night. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comLEISURE LAKES Bufo marinus,which are also known as the bufo toad,marine toad,giant toad or cane toad,are ugly animals. Originally brought into South Florida cane fields from Central America to fight insects,they quickly became more of a problem themselves. Prolific breeders,with no natural enemies,they have become an invasive species,slowly making their way north. According to Dianne Jacobson at the county extension office,the toads reached Highlands County about three years ago. Squat,with faces set in what seem to be permanent scowls,they are muddy in color,covered with unappetizing bumps and creases and grow to intimidating sizes. Bufo toads eat almost anything, from insects to table scraps. Inconveniently,cat and dog food are about a bufos favorite meal. This is unfortunate,because bufo toads are a deadly menace to small animals and children. They produce a viscous substance through glands behind their ears which is poisonous if ingested. Joe and Rosie Earp know this better than most. Having lived in rural Leisure Lakes for decades, they have seen their share of toads Cane toads can be kiss of death to dogs Believed to have killed dog in Leisure Lakes By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Members of the school board want to returnp lanning periods to teacher schedules. It quickly became c lear Tuesday evening at a board workshop,however,that it wont be simple. T here are several challenges, not the least of which is principals have already begun their m aster planning for the 20122013 school year. Once a master p lan is in place,rescheduling teachers is more difficult to work out logistically. Additionally,the high schools are experiment-i ng with class times. This complicates things further. In addition to working out the schedule beforet he school year, the issue of finding the money t o pay for planning periods has to be addressed. Superintendent of Schools Wally Cox told the school board the district saved $2.5 milliona nnually when teacher planning periods were cut a couple of years ago. It would be a little less expensive to restore some oft hem now,but estimates are close to $2 million. This means there is not enough money to ensure every teacher will benefit,which leads to real problems as in who gets the extra time to prepare? Do high school teachers need planning time more than elementary teachers? ESE teachers more than middle school teachers? Ronnie Jackson,the only former teacher on the school board, felt strongly on the subject. He Board wants to restore teachers planning Would cost school district about $2 million, Cox says Jackson See BOARD,page 6A See CANE,page 6A T ake a rock nroll M others Day quiz PAGE1 B Finding their voice By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING County veterinarians are on the agenda at the upcoming Highlands County Commission meeting to discuss their proposal for Animal Control. Animal Control was recently under fire from animal activists who stated that vast improvements were needed in how animals were treated and handled. County commissioners voted to form a citizens committee to advise how best Animal Control should work and decided to not take a look at a proposed tagging ordinance until the citizens group met. The proposal from the county vets includes merging Animal Control with law enforcement in order to enhance the enforcement of current county ordinances. The group of vets also asked that only trained and County veterinarians to recommend changes to Animal Control policy On agenda for Tuesdays county commission meeting Dixie Boys actionG lisson edges Pool P aradise by one run SPORTS, 1DCRAdiscussion on agendaL P Council to hear presentation M onday as it debates forming CRAs PAGE2 A See VETS,page 6A N ews-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR S ebring High School seniors gather in protest Friday afternoon to voice their concerns about topics they have been d iscussing in their American Government course. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Nearly 30 American Government students voiced their concerns about issues currently plaguing America. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING The corner of Commerce Avenue and the Sebring Parkway was unusually busy Friday afternoon,but it wast a regular traffic jam. N early 30 seniors took the things they have been learning in B ill SeresAmerican Government class at Sebring High School and applied it to their everyday lives, staging a peaceful protest at the busy intersection. E very current issue from the stand-your-groundlaw to gas p rices were addressed in the colorful,sometimes amusing posters the students held on the corner. When the students were talking about some of the protests going on in the country now,they all agreed that a lot of the issues werew rong. They asked Can we p rotest?I can not tell them no, said Serey. Each of the posters the students carried represented an issue or hot-button topic that that student felt passionate about or had a SHS students take their views to the streets See STUDENTS,page 6AL egend lostHall of Fame r acer Carrol S helby dies PAGE5A

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C M Y K By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING Its looking as if it will be a great year for the local March of DimesM arch for Babies,according to Community Director M elissa Gutentag. The annual March for Babies,beginning in 1938, r aises funds for expectant mothers to ensure healthy pregnancies in hopes of bringing more healthy,fullterm newborns into thew orld. The march took place Saturday morning in downtown Sebring with many returning participants as wella s some new faces in the mix. As mid-morning a pproached,small groups of walkers and runnersa pproached Circle Park as they ended their 3.5-mile route through the area. e have about 200 participants this year,saidG utentag. This years event was off to a good start with the help of a new partner agency that has gone above and beyond tor aise funds for the good cause. Agero is one of our eight c ommunity partners. They have already raised over $23,000 and they are one of o ur new partners,Gutentag said. W ith the same number of participants as the previous year,the community partners are what are drive the success of the March for Babies. We are projecting to raise about $10,000 more than last year. That is because of Agero,honestly,Gutentag said. T he eight community partPage 2ANews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 5 5 2 2 1 1 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; above lottery auto accident; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 5 5 5 5 May 9 1614172134x:2Next jackpot $5 millionMay 5 21320264553x:5 May 2 122022323441x:2 May 11 2132333436 May 10 1416263234 May 9 311122633 May 8 321232536 May 11 (n 8603 May 11 (d 2879 May 10 (n 6255 May 10 (d 1756 May 9(n 571 May 9 (d 584 May 8(n 037 May 8 (d 134 May 11 1314253914 May 8 172131438 May 4 427293717 May 1 192835417 May 9 17115556 PB: 1Next jackpot $80 millionMay 5 912204459 PB: 23 May 2 78333850 PB: 29 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center I had the opportunity once again to stop by the Historical Society and sitw ith Archivist Carole Goad. If you havent had the chance to visit her,make some time to do so,youll be glad you did. The conversations are wonderful and the history of Sebring is most fasci-n ating; this information is from the 1983 files of the late historian Allen C. Altvater,Sr. (1897-1994). If people changed their names as often and with the randomness thatp laces do,you couldnt walk down the street and say hello without a roster. It was Thomas Jefferson who once argued that each generation should have the option of choosing its own governmenta nd institutions with his statement that there should be a revolution every 20 years. Critics of such a philosophy pointo ut that the result would be pure anarchy and little order. Such is the situation with place n ames. In Highlands County,Lake Placid takes the title in the city category. Both Sebring and Avon Park have had their respective names since their establishment. Lake Placid,on the otherh and,was known as Wico,Wicco or Weco,depending on your source,up until the early 1920s when AlbertD eVane platted the town of Lake Stearns. DeVanes town didnt survive the bust and Dr. Melville Dewey established Lake Placid in 1927. Since theni s been pretty stable. Prior to being known as Wico,the area was also served by a post office a few miles south known as Buck Lake. Buck Laks post office was closeda bout 1914 when a post office was established at Hicoria,further to the south. Hicoria,derived from the botanical name for hickory,was established in an area of sand hills that had beenI ndian Territory prior to 1908,when it was opened for homesteading. Earlier, the area had been known as the Red Hills. The south part of Highlands County w as also named as early as 1837 on a government map. The area was then known as Good Water,derived from its Whats in a name? A lot of history Centennial Notebook See NAMES,page 6A By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID The L ake Placid Town Council will take the next step at its meeting Monday night in deciding if a Community Redevelopment Agencys hould be established. The council is scheduled to hear a presentation from Carol Westmoreland,the executive director for theF lorida Redevelopment Association (FRA Council member Debra Worley led the project and wanted to add several properties north of the town lim-i ts to the proposed district. W orley is currently seeking annexation agreementsf rom several properties to solidify the C RA boundaries. I have been working on this since I was elected in 2002,Worley said. B ased on information gathered from the FRA,a C ommunity Redevelopment Area,or CRA,is a dependent special district in whicha ny future increases in property values are set a side to support economic development projects within that district. U nder Florida Statute chapter 163,local governments are able to designate a reas as CRA when certain conditions exist,like slum a nd blight. Since all the money used in financing CRA activities are locally generated,CRAs are not overseen by thes tate,but redevelopment plans must be consistent with local government comprehensive plans. A shortage of housing, inadequate infrastructure,i nadequate structures and a lack of roads are all conditions that can justify a CRA. To document that the r equired conditions exist, the town of Lake Placid will have to survey the proposed redevelopment area and prepare a finding ofn ecessity. There are currently 178 CRAs in Florida. According to the Florida Redevelopment Associations website,the d esignation is used by Florida cities of a ll sizes,from Jacksonville and Tampa to Madisona nd Appalachicola. Many familiar locat ions,such as Church Street in Orlando,Ybor City in Tampa and the beachfront in Ft. Lauderdale are suc-c essful examples of CRA. Avon Park has three desi gnated CRAs:Main Street, the Southside,and the Executive Airport. S ebring has two CRAs: downtown and the Sebring A irport. Other Lake Placid town council members haves hown caution about the regulations surrounding a CRA. A t a January Meeting, Mike Waldron asked quest ions about moving forward with the project,citing public involvement and a desire to get a possible downtown CRA started first. I dont feel that much of LP council to hear presentation on CRAs Worley By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING An investigation of a Sebring High School ESE teachers use of district computers for personal use during school time is underway by the Department of Education. The case was forwarded to the department after the districts own investigation,which is standard procedure. Vivianne Waldron,director of human resources, explained that until the states investigation is complete the facts and evidence regarding the case are not a part of the public record and may not be released. Waldron said,however, can assure you this does not have anything to do with students. Nothing whatsoever. While there is a clear violation of the districts MIS policies and procedures,this is not a criminal procedure. It did not rise to that level. The teacher,Matthew Stunkard,was put on administrative leave with pay April 16-20. Then he was suspended without pay April 23-27. The issue for school board member Andy Tuck is the fact that neither he nor his fellow board members were aware of the situation. The board didt know,he said Wednesday. I just saw that five-day suspension,and wanted an explanation. At the meeting during which the Stunkard situation became public,Tuck was concerned that a district employee could be suspended without pay when an investigation into alleged rule violations had not been completed. Stunkard has since been put back on administrative leave with pay. Should he be found to have broken school board policy, especially if pornography is involved,Tuck does not feel a five-day suspension is an appropriate punishment. He feels that kind of violation merits termination of contract. Waldron said Stunkard has had meetings with SHS principal Dr. Anne Lindsay and investigators. He has already received a written reprimand and has to take an district online course on ethics. His suspension without pay,a loss of about $1,000,Waldron said,is the equivalent of a fine. For now,the process waits for a reply from the Department of Education and the results of its investigation. Stunkard,reached at home, said he had no comment. Investigation ongoing over a teachers use of school computers COMMUNITYBRIEFS S ee CRA,page 6A GiveBack program benefits cancer patientSEBRING The Sebring Moose and Women of the Moose are hosting a benefit for Brittany Kinney,a 23year-old mom with cancer. As a partner,Ruby Tuesday will GiveBack 20 percent of your purchase today and Thursday,May 17 to the Mooses benefit for Kinney. Coupon usage or other discounts can not be accommodated in conjunction with the GiveBack Program. To make a reservation, call 386-1110 or visit online at rubytuesday.com. For directions to the restaurant or a peek at the menu,visit rubytuesday.com.GFWC Womans Club of Sebring meetSEBRING The GFWC Womans Club of Sebring will meet at 11:30 a.m. Monday at 4260 Lakeview Drive. The catered luncheon will be hosted by the Executive Committee; Continued on page 7A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS More than 200 people participated in the annual March of Dimes March for Babies fundraiser walk Saturday morning in downtown Sebring. Marching for babies March of Dimes event attracts 200 See MARCH,page 7A e are projecting to raise about $10,000 more than last year. That is because of Agero, honestlyMELISSAGUTENTAG event organizer

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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. 515editor@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSE xt. 507mcollins@newssun.com C IRCULATIONT ONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 13, 2012Page 3A A few things that came t o my attention this past week: My friend Tina is studying to be a court reporter. This past Sundays he took her steno machine to church in order to try to t ake down the sermon during services. She sent me her notes t oday. Now,I can read typo after years of practice. But t his goes beyond that language. It looks like someone entered in randomw ords and letters into one huge paragraph,which must have made sense at o ne point in time or another,since I doubt that her p reacher speaks gibberish. Tina enjoyed my laugh at her attempt and admits she needs practice. The moral of this story i s that I am very impressed with those who do court reporting or closed captioning for a living. While its easy to poke fun at their occasional mistakes, Tina has shown me theirj ob is not easy. We all differ in our s ense of humor. I get this. Its especially true when it comes to men and women. Call me sexist,but Im convinced that guys andg als see humor differently, and thats why guys will laugh at stuff that makes women like me cringe. What I dont understand i s how anyone can find some things funny.A reader alerted me to the fact that there are a number of jokes about the Holocaust out there. Her daughter told her about them and when she searched the Internet she found pages of the stuff. I did a quick search and found the same pages. There are also pages of 9/11 jokes. An upcoming movie,The Dictator,features at least one 9/11 joke based on a misunderstanding. What is funny about these events? I know laughter is good for the soul and all that,but shouldnt some things be off limits in the humor department? OK,OK,the First Amendment says people have the right to make these jokes. I get that. Just dont expect me to laugh at them. I like to think that I am an intelligent person. I am also a person of faith. I dont see a contradiction in t he two. Apparently,according to a study,I am not so much an analytic thinker as a person who follows a guti nstinct. An article at w ww.latimes.com talks about the study,which was published in the journalS cience. The lead author of the study,Will Gervais, postulates that religious t hinking is rooted in intuitive processing,as o pposed to analytical thinking. Gervais and his team conducted a series of thinking tasks. For exam-p le,they asked college students the following:A bat and a ball cost $1.10 in total. The bat costs $1.00 more than the ball. How much does the ball cost? If you answered intui tively,as I did,and say, $1.00sorry,you are i ncorrect. The correct answer,arrived at with some thought,is $1.05. After answering three such questions,studentsw ere asked to rate a series of statements regarding belief. Those who answered with intuition were more likely to scoreh igher on the belief scare then those who thought analytically. Other tests appeared to show that forcing someone to think analytically caused then to score lower on a religious scale than a control group. So can faith be damaged by just a bit a mental power? Nicholas Epley,a social psychologist,says not really,but that faith isnt static,and can change depending on a persons context. My opinion? Don is one of the most analytical people I know,and he believes. Im not certain that my faith is so fragile that thought can hurt it. Ill keep thinking about it and get back to you,OK? Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the News-Sun. Stuff that caught my attention Lauras Look L aura Ware The legal plan,drafted by an earlier commission and passed as part of the original tax ordinance,clearly states that no more than 29 percent of the revenue col-l ected can be used to pay administrative costs such as utilities and salaries. Somehow,county spending is now exceeding that percentage. Maybe by 20 percent. County commissioners,county staff and e ven the county attorney have somewhat admitted that there mayhave been a p roblem with the numbers. They did this by stating that they cannot guaranteethe money percentages were spent exactly aso utlined by county ordinance. Commissioners have properly stressed t heir concerns about the possibleproblem and have directed those in charge of accounting to correct any mistake. To their credit,county staff took the time this budget season to establish thep roper fund accounts and are now attempting to allocate both the income and the e xpenses to the proper columns. But,the fact remains that the administrative costs are still over and above them aximum 29 percent. Allocating the salaries percentages to different fund a ccounts just makes it appear that the overspending is for another purpose,like promotion. Call it promotion if you like,but its still similar to a false facade in a Hollywood Bmovie. Dont lean too hard because the whole thing might collapse. E ven the auditors and the Clerk of Courts said the account is not high on the risk factor and so they have not kept on eye on how the money was being doled out. The clerks auditor reluctantly said during a commission meeting an audit could bec onducted,but just a spot audit. It takes too much time to go line by line apparently. T he voters have to remember that the tourism council is only making a recommendation; that group cannot levy a tax.F our out of five commissioners,what is called a super-majority,still have to vote f or the tax increase. The smoke screen put forth that other counties are doing this,so why shouldnt weis also bad logic. Although the tax is strictly a consumer tax with very littlei mpact on anyone local,those paying for the increase are those who rent a hotel r oom for the 12 Hours of Race,Suzies graduation or who come to town for uncle Joes funeral. W e dont agree that it is OK to fleece them for more money just to raise the reve nue to fix the percentages. Even if those folks wont notice another 1 percent,about nine cents,after they finish their continent al breakfast and check out. What rankles with this suggestion is the fact that the county has not been good at keeping track of the money it currently receives and are now asking for more money to correct its mistakes. It seems to be a reoccurring theme with government these days. When you get into financial trouble,by all means,raise taxes. T here is no effort to say Wait,let us l ive within our means!or Hey,lets actually bring the overhead numbers back into l ine with the law. It is like a child asking for more allowance after spending everything for candy,leaving none left for savings. Hey, its not their fault allowance only stretches so far. Candy prices have gone up. W e suggest buying less candy. It is clear that raising a tax is not the best s trategy for showing good money managem ent in the best of financial times. To do t his now with the recent discovery of misallocation coupled with what is now being c alled the Great Depressionis just a bad idea. When suggestions like these arise to fix overspending,the public trust is broken. To get that trust back,the government has to show that it can be diligent in thes mall things before we can allow it to be t rusted with bigger piles of money. B ut,of course,the commissioners do not need our permission to levy a highert ax. T hey just need our votes. Manage the money you have first The Tourism Development Council recently voted 7-2 to raise the tourism tax 1 percent to raise an additional $150,000 per year. That tax increase is a bad idea. A tribute to mothers everywhereEditor: Mothers are really special people. She is someone who can guide us,love us no whatever we do. She is blessed with patience and a wonderful gentleness to help us in our lives. She watches over us so tenderly as children and then also as oldermore challenging children. It is not until we become adults that we really think about and appreciate who mother really is. Is your mother living today? If so,you are lucky, so try and show her how wonderful she is not only on Mothers Day but every day that she is with you. You do not have to go the store and buy her something just go up to her and tell her you love her and give her a hug and kiss (even helping with the chores will show her you care). Trust me this will mean a lot more to her that have you touched her heart with love and kindness. You will never know how much that little show of affection will mean until you become a mother. My mom has gone to a better place and I will be eternally thankful for the good and kind memories we share. You might even thank your dad as he chose that great lady to be your mom. Mothers Day started in 1907 and has been celebrated ever since. So let us all be kind to our mothers as they are the only ones we will ever have. May we honor and cherish the true and precious things in life and be blessed with memories of a mothers love. Bless the influence of their love which still remains with us today and every day. If mom is with you today show her your love and if she is gone be thankful for the good memories. Here is wishing all the motherswho read this a very,very happy and blessed Mother's Day. Enjoy yourself. God bless Mom and God bless America. Suzanne Krueger Lake PlacidNew business using local sub-contractorsEditor: If you havent noticed there is a new restaurant opening in Sebring called Codys Original Roadhouse; they are out of Clearwater. Im not one to write letters to the editor but I felt the need to encourage the citizens of Highlands County to support this new restaurant. The reason being is that I am in the construction industry and as most of you know there has not been a lot of new construction going on. And when there is a new commercial job most of the time they always bring in out-of-town contractors. What has impressed me with Codys is that they hired all local sub-contractors to remodel their new restaurant. It seems that this company realizes that it is the people of Sebring and Highlands County that they will be relying on to support their business. And in return they have supported our local construction workers by hiring all local subs. Also I have eaten at Codys several times around the state and have been very pleased after each visit and I encourage all of you to give them a try. Jon Tolar SebringVoters need to get educatedEditor: In my latest audit of a Highlands County ranking staff member I found the same wage increase system for them. Multiple pay raises per year,sometimes four in one year. Twice there were two COLA raises in one year. Five different years I found no document for why or how a raise was granted. The commissioners do not seem to care,or worse,they support the system. It seems to me that the only thing the staff is really good at is stuffing their pockets with our tax money. I think their goal is to get their pay as high as they can so they get a higher retirement check. They,the bureaucrats and commissioners,talk about serving the citizens of Highlands County. I see it as they are servicing the citizens and taxpayers like the bulls service the cows. Thirty-three percent of the Highlands County citizens and taxpayers are over age 65. (source:2010 census). Nine percent are unemployed,2 percent are unemployed and out of unemployed benefits. I dont have any figures on how many are disabled and are on SSI or disability pay. Many are working for minimal wages with no benefits. What with this being a county with many farm workers,retail, fast food workers,it has been determined this is the poorest county in the state of Florida. As I have stated before,I am only talking about the top 10 percent of the county workers under the supervision of the Highlands County Board of County Commission. I have not started on the other elected officers yet. According to the public records supplied to me by the county information officer,the average wage of county employees is $38,000,while the median is only $30,000. They do get really great benefits. Now I see two of the higher paid want us to consider electing them to a higher paid elected position. I hope the citizens wake up before the primary and general elections. William E. Clagg Lake Placid EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number.Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected.Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words.Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 385-1954;or e-mail editor@newssun.com .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

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 13, 2012Page 5A W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 4 4 0 0 Special to the News-SunSEBRING On Wednesday cyclists froma round the county will take to their bicycles for a solemn hour-long ride around Lake Jackson in memorial of a 7year-old Avon Park boy whod ied recently. They call it Ride of Silence,and Highlands Pedalers bike club members have been participating int his global initiative since 2006. The Ride started in Dallas in 2003. The Ride isl imited to a maximum speed of 12 mph and can accommodate most rider skill levels. A car struck Matthew MattyWaldrup on March 1 8 near his South Florida Avenue home in Avon Park, according to local mediar eports. His mother,Deborah Fisher,was grateful to learn o f Ride of Silence and she plans to be at the 7 p.m. start Wednesday,May 16,said Randall Wilkins,the Pedalers member organizing thisy ears ride. The ride honors and r emembers all cyclists who have died while riding bikes to school,from work or fors port. A few members of Highlands Pedalers have had n ear-death brushes with motor vehicles that have required extensive surgeries, o ngoing medical costs and pain. The goal of Ride of Silence,and of the Highlands Pedalers all year long,is toe ducate motorists as well as cyclists that we all have a legal right to the road and we have an obligation to each other,ourselves and our fam-i lies to follow the rules of the road and exercise good j udgement. To help spread this message of mutually beneficial safety,Highlands CountyC ommissioners and Sebring City Councilmen have issued proclamations declaring May as Bicycle Safety Month. Lake Placid has agreed toc onsider doing so at their next meeting and Highlands Pedalers is in the process of asking Avon Park for the same. R ide of Silence is free to all members of the community who can ride for an hour ata minimum speed of 10 mph. The Ride starts promptly at 7 p.m. May 16 from the park-i ng lot of Sebrings branch of Highlands County Library. P articipants are asked to assemble beginning at 6:30 p.m.,bring water and hel-m ets and have your bicycles in good working order. A brief vigil will precede the ride and participants often socialize afterward. Thell ride clockwise around Lake Jackson usingt he road and the lakeside multi-use path,depending on t heir individual comfort levels. No riders will be left behind. Other than for safetyi ssues,there will be no talking or conversation for the d uration of the ride. Motorists are asked to observe the states 3-foot m inimum clearance law and to pass with care. Cyclists are expected to observe all state motor vehicle laws. Should the ride be cancelledd ue to inclement weather,the ride will postpone to 10 a.m. Saturday. For more information please visitR ideofSilence.org/. Learn more about local cycling at H ighlandsPedalers.com/. Ride of Silence to honor Waldrup News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR The Avon Park Relay for Life Luminaria Ceremony took place Thursday night as the events wrap up party came to a close. Although the April 25 Relay carried on despite the storms rolling through the area, the luminaria ceremony was postponed until the wrap up. Luminarias lined the sidewalk meandering through a section of The Mall. The luminarias were lit in honor or memory of loved ones who have fought cancer. The wrap up party and slideshow took place at AP Relay wraps up with beautiful ceremony D ALLAS (AP heart condition forced him to retire from racing,Carroll Shelby still loved to drive muscle cars. Well into his 80s, the legendary car designer spent hourst esting his last Mustang Shelby GT500, which sets a new record for horsepower and hits a top speed of more than 200 miles per hour. A one-time chicken farmer,Shelby h ad more than a half-dozen successful careers during his long life:champion r ace car driver,racing team owner, a utomotive consultant and safari tour operator. His fabled Shelby Cobra sports car became an automotive and cultural icon,and he was later credited with injecting testosterone into FordsM ustang and Chryslers Viper. When Shelby,a member of the Sebring Raceway Hall of Fame,died Thursday night in a Dallas hospital,he also was one of the nations longest-l iving heart transplant recipients,having received a heart on June 7,1990, f rom a 34-year-old man who died of an a neurysm. Shelby also received a kidney transplant in 1996 from his son, Michael. Shelby first made his name behind the wheel of a car,winning Francesg rueling 24 Hours of Le Mans sports car race with teammate Ray Salvadori in 1959. He had turned to the race-car circuit in the 1950s after his chicken ranch failed. He won dozens of races inv arious classes throughout the 1950s and was twice named Sports I llustrateds Driver of the Year. Legendary car designer, racer Shelby dies at 89

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C M Y K come and go. Just this last week Joe Earp killed a large toad in his yard. He called the News-Sun to warn pet owners and parents of young children. Before anything could be written,however,the Earps beloved 11-year-old dog, Gator,was rushed to the vet fighting for his life. Unfortunately,Gator died early Friday morning. While there is no formal diagnosis for Gators brief, sudden illness,the circumstantial evidence points to the toad the Earps found in their yard. s such a good old dog,said Rosie Earp,fighting tears. But,the kids,my goodness,thats what I worry about. Little boys are always wanting to play with toads. I hate to see any child hurt. It doesnt take much. A dog can become deathly ill just by licking a toad,or drinking from a water dish after a toad has sat on the rim. Children may hurt themselves if they play with the toads and then rub their eyes or eat something without washing their hands. Anecdotal stories report that koi have died in ponds where bufo toads laid eggs. Typically 6-9 inches long, bufo toads are significantly larger than southern toads, which look similar and have an irritating discharge,but pose no danger. The biggest bufo toad,registered with the Guinness Book of World Records,was 15 inches long stretched out, and weighed almost six pounds. Jacobson reported holding a toad at shoulder height, whose legs stretched all the way to the ground. She has seen toads large enough to fill the bottom of a 5-gallon bucket. The best rule of thumb,if its bigger than 4 inches,treat the amphibian as poisonous. If a pet show signs of contact with a toad foam at the mouth for example immediately rinse out the animals mouth. Mary Fondren,of fondrenpetcare.com,recommends using a drippy wet wash cloth,instead of a hose, because water could be forced into the animals lungs causing more problems. Take the animal to the vet quickly because time is important. Fondren also said, The smaller the pet or the larger the toad,the greater there is a risk of toxicity. Getting rid of the toads is not always easy. Joe Earp told a story of trying to kill one with a pitchfork only to have it survive. He then took it to work wherea friend ran heavy equipment over it,to no avail. Finally Earp took out a gun and shot it. Easier,safer and more humane,is to freeze the toad in a plastic bag. Bufo toads are mostly nocturnal,drawn to light and will scavenge a yard for food. Continued from page 1A Page 6ANews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 7 7 7 7 Indian name. At the time, according to accounts,it was a favorite hunting ground for the Seminolesa nd had clear,clean water and sandy beaches. Later government surveyors named Lake Stearns and Lake Childs after them-s elves,only to have their attempts at immortality squashed. The lakes have been renamed Lake June-inWinter and Lake Placids ince. The Lake Placid area at one time was also part of the Hamilton DisstonP urchase,a large portion of Central Florida sold to Philadelphia investorD isston to bail out Floridas debts in the 1880s. Northwest of Lake Placid is Henscratch,originally known as the GuanoH ammock Settlement and established around 1880. W hat today is known as Venus and was Highlands Countys first settlement was first known as the Upper Fisheating CreekS ettlement. Because the south end of the county was n ot settled in as definite a manner as the northern part, most of the name shiftso ccurred in the south. But Sebring,although it h ad stability in its city name,has had problems with its major lake. Oldt imers can have their pick of four names for what is known as Lake Jackson. The lake was known as Lake Hare up until 1912,w hen the name was changed to Lake Jackson in honor of one of the original surveyors of the area. An attempt was made early ont o give the lake the more romantic name of N ancesowee at a time when some of the townsfolk werec aught up in Indian names, but that attempt failed. In the 1930s,author Rex Beach established a home in Sebring and it was suggested that the lake be named in his honor. A bill was passed in the legisla-t ure mandating the change and Lake Hare/Jackson/Nancesowee officially became Lake Rex Beach. Despite the formali-t y,the name never caught on and another bill was later introduced and passed changing the name back to Lake Jackson. The lake continues to bear that name today.Avon Park derives its name from the English town of Stratford-on-Avon,the hometown of William King,A von Parks first settler. Prior to the naming of the t own,it was generally known as the Lake Forest area. C entennial plans include a boat parade on Lake J ackson along with many other events that will take place during the main celebration week Oct. 12-21. Stop by the Sebring H istorical Society or the Greater Sebring Chamber of C ommerce and get your coffee table book The One-Hundred Years ofS ebringand your hat,Tshirt,lapel pin,grocery tote b ag,cup or bumper sticker, all sporting the official Centennial logo. MayorG eorge Hensley urges all citizens,groups,clubs,societies and businesses to join i n the celebration. Call 863655-5554,email e vents@sebring100.com,go to the website www.Sebring100.com and Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Celebrat eSebringCentennial/. Thanks to the News-Sun for the opportunity to keep everyone informed on Sebrings Centennial Celebration. Reference this article every Sunday andy ou wont miss a thing. Jen Brown is a member of the S ebring Centennial Committee. Continued from page 2A leaned forward in his chair a nd spoke with uncharacteristic force. I think you are looking at a huge morale problem with your teachers,he said. Id ont see how you can provide a planning period for one teacher and not another. A ll teachers work hard, Jackson said,whether or not they teach a core subject. I taught PE,said Jackson. I worked just as hard as anyo ne else. I came before school began and I stayed late after. Board member Andy Tuck e ndorses the idea of planning periods. Theres nothing Ive h eard more about than planning time,he said. I think we need to provide more. Tuck,however,does have concerns. Like Jackson,he isw orried about limited resources. I dont think we can be fair and give (a planning period) to everyone,he said. Math,reading and science,I guess those are the classr ooms we should start with. Cox proposed a plan which would rely on substitute t eachers to cover classes. Im not at a point to make recommendations,Cox said, Im just trying to get the agenda on the table. I do needh elp (with feedback Ned Hancock,chairman of the board,said he wants to hear from the principals. All three high schools are incor-p orating study halls into the school day. Perhaps,Hancock s aid,teachers could be freed of study hall two or three daysa week. Im not as concerned about teachers in study halls, he said. Cox and Steve Picklesimer, teacher union president,s hared a concern. What youre going to give up is directed instruction, Cox said. I have concerns about the l oss of teaching time, Picklesimer agreed. C ontinued from page 1A the community has been noticed that we may be moving forward with this. You have a great plan that you have been working on since 2002. I am ready to move forward this year in just the downtown, Waldron said. Remember that in a CRA,you are freezing the tax base. If we had done this in 2002,the difference in the taxes could have been coming into our CRAand not county coffers,according to Worley. Now is the perfect time to do a CRA because the taxes are lower again, Worley said. I cant tell you how excited I am about your idea,Councilman Steve Bastardi said. I just want to make sure t hat before we embark on it that we understand that the value from the new development ... you dont get to utilize that money for other places,it has to be earmarked in those places, said Councilman Ray Royce. Worley estimated that those who annexed into the town would see a $3.65 per thousand average increase in taxes. Worley proposed two immediate projects:making the Lake Placid Tower operational again to increase tourism,and helping businesses hook up to the towns sewer system. The meeting is scheduled for Monday at 5:35 p.m. in the Lake Placid Town Council Chambers. Continued from page 2A approved staff members should handle animals,not volunteers for animal care,in order to limit liability issues. County licensing should be required and those funds set aside for Animal Control anda spay/neuter program If the county agrees to the proposal,maintenance of the current Animal Control facility should be included in the county ground crews,allowing control officers more time to meet animal needs. Additionally,the license to have a pet would have to be renewed each year and pet owners should be required to show proper vaccinations were given to the animal given before receiving a license. The veterinarian group used the current fee structure in Polk County of $10 for altered pet,$25 for unaltered pets,$1 for collars,$2 for replacement tags,$50-$100 for an impound fee,$15 for microchip implants,$40 for cat adoption and $40 to $70 for dog adoptions. The next item on the board agenda is appointment of the citizens committee for Animal Control. Commissioners will have to pick from 20 applications from those who requested to participate in making recommendations to the board. The county meeting is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. at Highlands County Government Center at 600 S. Commerce Ave. Continued from page 1A Names have been changed over history CRAdiscussion on tap in Lake Placid Vets have ideas for Animal Control Cane toads a danger to pets, kids Board eyeing return of planning periods s trong opinion about. These are issues or an i tem that are dear to them. These students were not t old what to pick. They chose issues that were important to them,said Serey. As afternoon traffic began to pick up in the a rea,honks and yells from drivers could easily beh eard in response to the stud entsbold statement. Several of the students w ere more than willing to tell the stories behind their posters as well as the protest itself. I feel like that youth doesnt have a say in anything and they are just kind of there. We need to have more say in whats going on in our country.Theres s trength in numbers,said s enior Niko Tsakalos. T sakalos said that he is a lready registered to vote a nd plans on staying active in the issues before casting his vote in this years presidential election. Tsakalos and classmate Destiny Sutton were both voicing their opinions on poverty in the U.S. Sutton and Tsakalos held signs a bout money being spent f or war as opposed to p overty stricken America. F arther down the sidew alk,one sign stood out in t he crowd like a sore thumb. Senior Grant S trickland raised a sign that touched on a long-time hot b utton issue. I only had one that e ntered the racism issue. All his sign said was I am color blind are you?That was his own creation,said Serey. S trickland explained that his sign comes from a personal place and he felt the need to express his beliefs and feelings to the world. I think people need to evolve next. Technology has e volved,the world has evolved. Racism isnt getting us anywhere. Ive learned to ignore it (racism Friends,family they sometimes give me crazy looks,I do this for me not for them. Im here to make me happy and who Im withi s not for them to judge, S trickland said. Strickland said that he a nd his girlfriend endure difficulties due to being in a n interracial relationship, but he feels by voicing his opinion and standing up for himself he can make a difference. O ther topics such as antiabortion,government waste, wars,gun control and President Obama himself were displayed through thee yes of the young adults Friday. Its good to see them finding their voices. Its good to know they are learning and growing and becoming informed mem-b ers of the society. They are the future,Serey said. Almost every one of the students are registered voters and November will bet heir first major election. Continued from page 1A News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR The corner of Sebring Parkway and Commerce Avenue was filled with students Friday afternoon in protest of numerous issues plaguing America today. The American Government students organized the protest together in order to voice their opinions. Students display their views on pressing issues News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Seniors take a stance in protest Friday afternoon during s chool hours against several topics they have discussed in t heir American Government class recently.

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C M Y K previous reservations are r equired. The officers for 20122 014 will be installed by Elaine Adelmann,District 9 eirector. The new officersw ill be:president Phyllis Summers,first vice president D inah Metz,second vice president Johnell West,third vice president Bonnie W iltgen,recording secretary Ruth Gault,corresponding secretary Pat Gangemi, financial secretary Tootie Marschke,treasurer VickiP orter and historian Linda Leialoha. Alberta Steffens will be recognized for her 25-year membership in the club.S issel Hopper is resigning as publicity chair and will be r ecognized for her 12 years of service. M embers are asked to bring flip flops (adults and kids) for the ongoing Safe House project. If you are new to the S ebring area and would like to know more about the Womans Club of Sebring, call 385-7435. The clubs building is available for rent;c all 382-1415 for details.Highlands Tea Party will meet TuesdaySEBRING The Highlands Tea Party will meet on Tuesday at Homers Restaurant,1000 Sebring Square,Sebring. Buffet at 5:30 p.m.; meeting at 6 p.m. Guest speaker will be Sue Trombino,founder of oman Impacting the Nation.Trombino founded Woman Impacting the Nation (W.I.N.) in the fall of 2008 because she felt called to make a difference. Her passion for empowering people with Gods truth and her strong love of America are the principles on which the foundation of W.I.N. is built. Scribes Night Out features Ben OswaldSEBRING The next Scribes Night Out,set for Mothers Day,May 13,at 6:30 p.m.,at BrewstersC offee House south of Home Depot,spotlights local a uthor Ben Oswald as the Featured Reader. Oswald launched his writi ng career when he became editor of his fourth-grade n ewspaper and his dream of becoming a novelist was born. But he had to wait a b it. at age 72,he says, I saw my name on a book cover for the first time. But over the years,his writing has covered a lot ofb ases,including report-writing for his job as a federal agent. As a minister,he wrote sermons,articles for parish newsletters and occa-s ional op-ed pieces for local newspapers. As a professor f or 25 years,he wrote two text books,along with shorts tories,poems and essays for the college literary magazine. Following the publication of that first novel at age 72,h is name has appeared on the covers of four other novels and contracts have been signed for two more. Scribes Night Out is an o pen-to-the-public event held the second and fourth Sundays of the month at Brewsters at 6:30 p.m. These get-togethers also include an Open Mikportion,which allows local writers to showcase their work by reading brief samples,published or not. Admission to Brewsters is free. For more information, call 385-8618.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, at First Baptist Church of Sebring (corner of Pine and Lemon Street). The program this month will be Questions and Answers. All persons with Parkinsons disease and their families are welcome to a ttend. There is no charge. For more information,call 4 53-6589. T he Highlands County Parkinsons Support Group is part of the national network of support groups affiliated with the American P arkinsons Disease Association. M ore than one million A mericans have Parkinsons D isease. Today people with P arkinsons disease and t heir families can find help and information from their local support group.NARFE meets TuesdayS EBRING NARFE Chapter 288 of Highlands County will meet on Tuesday at Homers Buffet in Sebring Square. Lunch is at 11 a.m.,followed by the noon meeting and speaker. The speaker will be presi-d ent CorkDabe who will r eport on the Florida NARFE C onvention he attended in Altamonte Springs May 81 0. A ll current and retired Federal employees (and spouses) are invited to attend.Model Railroad Club meets TuesdaySEBRING All Sebring Model Railroad Club meets most months at 7:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month (May 15at Church of Christ,3800 Sebring Parkway,unless otherwise directed. Members run model railroads on their Gauge modular layout. For more information or updates on meeting locations,call Curtis Petersen at 382-6967. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 13, 2012Page 7A DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 3 3 8 8 0 0 MARTIAL ARTS (pp 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 4 4 9 9 5 5 Stephenson Nelson ****; 7.444"; 5"; Black; would dad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 4 4 3 3 Courtesy photo The Fred Wild Elementary School choir took their audience back in time in their performance of Dig It by John Jacobson and Roger Emerson. A talking skeleton led two young e xplorers through an adventurous journey to Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, Greece and Rome. Togas, Queens, Kings and Confucious were the theme of night in this comicala dventure. The evening was a success with a large audience of family and friends. C ontinued from page 2A Fred Wild choir goes back in time COMMUNITYBRIEFS The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN JULIA BUTLER Julia Helen (Cruz, 85,of Sebring,Fla.,passed away Thursday,May 3,2012, at her residence. She was born Jan. 17,1927,to Frank and Rowena Cruz in Key West,Fla. and had been a resident of Sebring for many years. She was Christian by faith. She is survived by her daughter,Judy Sharpe and son,Kim Shaw,both of Sebring; grandson,Michael Shaw of Sebring; granddaughter,Melissa Morris of Orange City,Fla.; and greatgrandson,Reed Shaw. Arrangements were handled by Cremation Services of Mid Florida,Davenport, Fla. Family suggests contributions be made to the American Breast Cancer Foundation in lieu of flowers. OBITUARIES ners for the March of Dimes include Agero,Publix, Wells Fargo,Florida Hospital,Heartland Womens Health,Alan Jay Automotive Network, M ason Smoak Foundation and Highlands Regional Hospital. P articipants as young as 1-yeaold walked,or s trolled,back up to Circle Park,where they voted on which partner had the best spirit station. Each of the partners set up a station thath elped the participants along their trek to the finish line. Following the walk,participants dropped in theirv ote for the best station before mingling and enjoying burgers,hot dogs, c lowns and other treats in Circle Park. G utentag was happy with the outcome and looks forward to the final count off unds. A lot of the money,mo st of it,stays right here in thec ounty. Its a great event and people really enjoy it and k eep coming back, Gutentag said. Continued from page 2A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Leandro Suarez, 3, of Lake Placid and Domanick Angel, 5, of Sebring, strike up a friendly duel after walking with Team Publix on Saturday during the March of DimesM arch for Babies event in Sebring. March for Babies draws in 200 Associated PressTALLAHASSEE F lorida officials are now saying that nearly 200,000 registered voters may not be U.S. citizens. Earlier in the week,state e lection officials announced they had identified more than 2,600 people who are in Florida legally but ineligible to vote. T he Department of State is asking county election officials to verify the information. Election supervisors are contacting voters and if someone is not a citi-z en,their name will be dropped from the voter r olls. But an initial list drawn up by the state and notw idely released shows that a comparison of voter l ists and drivers license information turned up a list of nearly 182,000 peoplew ho may not be U.S. citizens. State officials,however, note that some of those on list may have become citi-z ens after first getting their drivers licenses. Still,the decision to screen the voter rolls for non-citizens could result in tens of thousandsv oters being dropped in the middle of a critical election year. President Barack Obama won Florida four years ago, but recent polls have shownt hat he is neck-and-neck with likely GOP nominee M itt Romney.The 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore wasd ecided by just 537 votes in the Sunshine State. The Department of State has a duty under both state and federal laws to ensuret hat the voter registration rolls are current and accurate,said Chris Cate,a department spokesman. There are currently more t han 11 million active registered voters in the state. Florida law requires voters to be a U.S. citizen residing in the state. Floridaa lso does not allow someone to vote if they are a convicted felon and have not had their civil rights restored. State officials said they did not know yet if any oft he people on the list voted illegally in past elections. T he state has been responsible for helping screen voters since 2006w hen it launched a statewide voter registration d atabase. Nearly 200,000 Florida voters may not be citizens In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096

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C M Y K LIVING B SE CTION News-Sun Sunday, May 13, 2012 1.On July 5,1954,Elvis Presley recorded Thats All R ight (Mamaat Sun Records in Memphis and changed music forever. What was ElvisMamas name? A.D oreen Melvis PresleyB.T helma Velvet PresleyC.G ladys Love PresleyD.W ilma Betty Presley2.According to the R olling Stones song released in 1966,what is Mothers Little Helper?A .ValiumB .Vince,Mothers personal trainerC .VitaminsD .Viagra3.Who wrote the lyrics: I turned 21 in prison doing life without parole. No one could steer me right but Mama tried,Mama tried.A.Snoop DoggB.Hank Willams Jr.C.EminemD.Merle Haggard4.The Beatles song our Mother Should Knoaccompanies John, Paul,George and Ringo performing an elaborate dance scene in which of their 1960s movies?A.Help!B.Magical Mystery TourC.Hard Days NightD.ellow Submarine5.our Mama Dont Dancereached No. 4 on the Billboard pop chart in 1972 for which duo?A.Hall and OatesB.Seals and CroftsC.Loggins and MessinaD.Brewer and Shipley6.According to a 1972 interview with Rolling S tone magazine,where did Paul Simon get the title for his song Mother and Child Reunion?A.PTA meeting pamphletB.Painting at an art galleryC.Chinese restaurant menuD .Newspaper headline7.Mama Told Me Not to Comewas a No. 1 hit for T hree Dog Night in 1970. Complete the lyric:Open up the window/let some air into this room/I think Im almost chokin/from the s mell of ..A .magic shroomsB .stale perfumeC.poppy bloomsD .your costume8.Not the most charming motherly advice ever given, Mama Said Knock You Outwas a song and album by which rapper turned actor?A.L.L. Cool J.B.Ice-TC.Will SmithD.Ice Cube9.Mother,do you think thell drop the bomb?is the first line of Pink Floyds song motherfrom which album?A.ish You Were HereB.AnimalsC.Dark Side of the MoonD.The Wall10.The Mothers of Invention was the sometime backup band for which singer-songwriter?A.Frank ZappaB.James BrownC.Iggy PopD.Neil Young11.Mamma Mia! was a hit for ABBA that became the title of a musical written around their songs,and a movie starring Meryl Streep. Where did the name A BBA come from?A.Norse god of musicB.Traditional Scandinavian cheerC.A nagram of their first initialsD.Chord progression of every ABBA song12.The Mamas and the Papas had 11 Top-40 singles in a short four-year career. Which was their only single to hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart?A.Monday,MondayB.Go Where You Wanna GoC.California DreaminD.Creeque Alle13.Willie Mae Big MamaThornton recorded Ball and Chain,which was a hit for Janis Joplin many years later. Big Mama also had a No. 1 hit in 1952 with which song that later became a trademark for Elvis Presley?A.Hound DogB.t Be CruelC.Jailhouse RockD.Heartbreak Hotel14.Stacs Mompeaked at No. 3 on the Billboard pop chart in 2003,fueled by the music video featuring scantily-clad model Rachel Hunter. Which one-hit wonder recorded that song?A.Five for FightingB.Fountains of WayneC.Bowling for SoupD.Baha Men15.Ozzy Osbournes hit 1991 song Mama,Im Coming Homeis actually about his wife. Whats her name?A.Sharon OsbourneB.Kelly OsbourneC.Aimee OsbourneD.Jackie Osbourne By Tom BorgmanSt. Louis Post-DispatchANSWERS: 1.C. Gladys Love Presley2.A. Valium.3.D. Merle Haggard. Haggard served time in San Quentin (not life without parole) despite the efforts of his mama,Flossie Mae Haggard.4.B. Magical Mystery Tour.Although the song gives Mom her props,it also repeats she was born a long,long time agofour times. Rubbing it in.5.C. Loggins and Messina. 6.C. Chinese restaurant menu. It was the name of a chicken and egg dish.7.B. Stale perfume.8.A. L.L. Cool J. His real name is James Todd Smith.9.D. The Wall.A disc to give you and Mom that warm-and-fuzzy feeling on Mothers Day.10.A. Frank Zappa. His wife,Gail,was the mother of Moon Unit,Dweezil,Ahmet and DivaThin Muffin. But not Invention.11.C. Anagram of their first initials:AnniFrid,Benny,Bjorn and Agnetha.12.A. Monday,Monday.13.A. Hound Dog.14.B. Fountains of Wayne.15.A. Sharon Osbourne,who is mother to the couples three children:Aimee,Kelly and Jack.c tually,more often than not, its Mama and not Mother in rockroll parlance.But whatever you call her,she inspired some of the most memorable songs in rock.Honor Mom by taking this quiz related to her.Then give her a call and thank her for rocking your cradle. CHARLES BLOOM/THE KANSAS CITY STAR/MCT

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C M Y K Page 2BNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.com Dear Abby: I hope you w ill print this on Mothers Day.This Mothers Day greeting is for all those incredibly unselfish mothers who chose to place theirc hild up for adoption. I am an adopted child whose life has been a wonderful journey. If I could send a message to my birth mother,it would be one of eternal gratitude for allowing someone else to give me the life she was unable to provide. My adoptive parents love me and instilled a value system and belief in God that have carried me through every challenge life has sent my way. I never felt abandoned,but knew that I was chosen by people who were unable to have children. There is no love like a mothers love. That is why I want to tell all those mothers out there who gave their children to another parent to love and nurture that their sacrifice and heartache became a miracle for so many of us. God bless all of you on this Mother's Day. Thankful Daughter Dear Thankful Daughter: Im pleased to print your Mothers Day greeting,and I hope it will bring comfort and reassurance to any woman o ut there for whom today is a reminder of a painful sacrifice. I would also like t o wish a happy Mothers Day to mothers everywhere,be they birth mothers,adoptive and foster mothers,or stepmothers. I applaud you all. Dear Abby: As graduation time approaches,I begin to shudder. Graduation ceremonies have become more like rock concerts than a time to acknowledge student achievements. Families,friends and graduates behave horribly,making it impossible to watch or listen to the proceedings. As both a parent and an educator,may I please offer some graduation etiquette advice? 1. Do not yell,blow horns or leap into the air as your special graduate crosses the stage. Its rude,immature, inappropriate and prevents those around you from hearing the names being called and seeing the next graduates. The noisemaking instruments hurt sensitive ears,so leave them at home. Your special person knows you are there and proud of him or her. 2 Honor all of the graduates. Each one deserves the same audience as the first to cross thes tage. Do not disrupt by leaving after your grad has had his/her moment. Stay seated until all of them have received recognition. 3. Small children do not belong at graduations. They get bored,cry,run around, etc.,and I dont blame them. Hire a sitter and let them stay home. 4. The presenters have worked hard to prepare for the ceremony. Listen to them and behave like the mature, thoughtful adults you expect the graduates to become. 5. Have the wild party after the formal ceremony. Frustrated in Columbus,Ga Dear Frustrated: I agree that there are certain rules of conduct that should be followed on important occasions and a graduation ceremony is one of them. I'm printing your very basic rules of behavior in the hope that they will serve as a reminder to those who have forgotten their manners or never learned them in the first place. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known asJ eanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline P hillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For everything you need to know a bout wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding. Send your name and mailing a ddress, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby, Wedding Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) DIVERSIONS L LDR INKTOTH ATBy PAMELA AMICK KLAWITTER A CROSS 1 Invites 5 Miami's former county 9 Wild fancy 1 4 Yaks and yaks 18 Old U.K. carrier 1 9 Last stage of insect development 21 Posturepedic maker 22 Company with a coollooking logo? 23 Music group that can't march in a straight line? 26 Iditarod terminus 27 Doomed mission 28 German menace 29 Quip 31 Hill regulars 33 "There!" 3 7 Change for the better 38 Preoccupied with a green liqueur? 43 ER procedure 44 Waitress at Mel's 45 Put a line through, m aybe 46 Serb, for one 47 California locale where "Maria Maria" felli n love, in a Santana hit 51 Brindled cat5 4 Spreadsheet input 56 Times to remember 5 8 New England seafood 59 Engross 6 1 See-through item 6 3 NBC post-prime time staple 64 Bundle 65 One with a mouse 67 Garfield's "purebred clown" 69 Manhattan Project, e.g. 71 Growl 74 Draft critiques?77 "... long __ both shall live?" 78 Reuben component 80 Summers on the Seine 81 Opera starter?8 3 Sandbox reply 8 4 Letters in TV Guide 8 6 Genesis grandson 8 8 Home of The Trop 92 Flowering tropical p lant 9 3 One may involve scales at La Scala 95 Shpeak thish way 97 Daisy lookalike 98 Belle and Bart 100 __ buco 102 Sylvan bounders 104 Beach shade 105 Linguistic ending 106 Single-malt liquor store 110 Ghanaian former U.N. leader 112 Perot's "giant sucking sound" maker 113 Chick chaser? 114 Precipitated, in a way1 16 "To recap ..." 119 Speed reader?1 23 Lobster delicacy 124 New Year's Eve assurance? 1 29 Little bit 130 Many a chat roomv isitor 1 31 Had a bug 1 32 View from Presque I sle State Park 133 Small-runway aircraft acronym 134 Swampy tract 135 Brand of women's socks 136 Old wanted poster word DOWN 1 Magician's opening 2 Motown genre 3 __ Sutra 4 Red Lobster offering 5 Finished 6 Attacked from hiding 7 Apply, as finger paint 8 Thick & Fluffy breakf ast brand 9 U.S. Army medal 1 0 Antique auto 11 Sympathetic attent ion 1 2 French high spot 1 3 Forgotten social netw ork 14 Spicy liqueur? 1 5 Item in a fall stash 1 6 Hit the roof 1 7 Come across as 20 Early Norwegian king 2 4 Whistle time 2 5 Preppy jackets 3 0 Gridlock 32 Old Ford luxury car 3 4 Warming the bench, maybe 3 5 Some corporate rides 36 Forward motion 3 8 Mennen product 39 Run off at the mouth 40 Convulsive sounds 41 Its frequent flier program is called Matmid 42 High streaker 48 Financial off. 49 Rich, as soil 50 Charge based on line count, perhaps 52 "Another Wild Turkey, please," e.g.? 53 Timeline data: Abbr. 55 Giant of wrestling 57 Loses steam 60 Emmy winnerN euwirth 6 2 Nmero de das en una semana 66 Vaquero's rope6 8 Chooser's call 70 U.K. mil. medals 7 1 Some clippings 72 Queens player, briefly7 3 Company name i nspired by a volcano 75 '50s Bears quarter-b ack 7 6 Tristan's love 7 9 Finds hysterical 8 2 One-time connector 8 5 Tyler of "The Talk" 87 Chop __ 8 9 Words to a doublecrosser 90 It may be taped 9 1 Shore eagle 94 "No way!" 9 6 Overhauled 9 9 Native New Yorkers 101 Old Roman seaport 1 03 Checker choice 107 Hundred Acre Wood m om 108 Fictional Wolfe 1 09 Yoked 110 Divvy up 1 11 "Awesome!" 1 14 Some H.S. courses 1 15 Indian Ocean vessel 1 17 Salon sound 118 Ubangi tributary 120 Like some straits 121 China setting1 22 Robert of "The Brady Bunch" 125 In the style of 126 Tillis or Torm 127 Cautionary begin-n ing? 128 Some may be dirt-c overed: Abbr. Solution on page 5B W hat is it that makes a woman so nurturing and willing to sacrifice so much for her chil-d ren? She wears her heart on her sleeve and holds her childrens hearts for-e vereven though she only gets to hold their hands for a short while. Why? When my son was small, h is every need was of primary concern to me. When the trauma of divorcek icked down my white picket fence,my impressionable and innocent sonw ent through it with me. Like a mother bear,I i nstinctively acted to protect him in every way I could. Sacrificetook onn ew meaning though I didt think of my actions as a nything but love. Through the blessing of a second marriage,God gave me the privilege of mothering two more sons. A t last,when each one of our sons was ready to s pread their wings and fly; when the years of hand holding had long passed,t heir hearts encompassed my own. No longer in c lose proximity to where we lived,I learned to cherish each phone call or note; e ntering into their joys and accomplishments from a distance. I bore their hurts and failures inwardly; yet, with a heart visible to anyw ho cared to notice. If not for the Who in my life,this would sound likea major pat on the back for me. Likewise the women w ho affected my lifemy own precious mom,my husbandsdear mom and auntsw ith nurturing influence; along with so many others that have embraced motheri ng as a serious calling and gift from God. Gods motherheart cannot be ignored even asw e call him Father. For within his creation of man and woman resides hisi mage. I need only go to Psalm 139 where being known ofG od is extolled. There we see the tender, n urturing heart of God as he creates,cherishes,protects and participates in thep lans for our lives. A mothers thoughts are n ot far from her children whether theve flown from the nest or not. She recalls them instantly in sweet memories and fer-v ent prayers. How often does God t hink of his children? Psalm 139:17 answers that question when it says, How precious also are Your thoughts to me,O G od!How great is the sum of them!If I should count them,they would be more i n number than the sand. Mothering originates with God and we are most blessed when we thank him for that gift. Happy moth-e ring!Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent. Motherhoods origin P ause And Consider J an Merop M etro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) Its easy for your mind to wander and get c aught daydreaming,Aries. Thats because you are feeling a little restless and in need of a change. A vacation may just do it. Taurus (April 21-May 21 ) Taurus,though youre intent on saving money, some situations arise that will require you to open your wallet. But you can handle these unforeseen expenses. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini,sometimes you are misunderstood and that can leave you feeling frustrated. Its best not to change a thing,though, because you want friends who appreciate you for you. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Exciting prospects are on the horizon,Cancer. This is something you have been looking forward to for quite some time,and you can only count the days until you get news. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo,you have to fight for what you believe in,even if that means being unpopular with some friends and family members. Stick with it and youll like the results. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Virgo,though it seems like you are caught betweena rock and a hard place, there is a way out. It just may mean swallowing your pride something you may not find easy. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Libra,accept help on an important project and things will go swimmingly. Just be sure to reciprocate that assistance down the line to show appreciation. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio,sometimes the things you believe to bea big deal really arent a big d eal at all. Simply changing your perception about things can bring on real change. Sagittarius (Nov. 23Dec. 21) The biggest lesson you can learn is how to deal with conflict in a productive way,Sagittarius. If you look at your track record,you just may find that the old way isnt working. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn,you have a full plate but somehow you always manage to pull through even when you are all on your own with the work. Start scheduling a day off. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius,you have to be in the mood to finish some projects around the house. Procrastination wont help,but a plan of attack can help you get everything done. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces,think about ideas for the future if what you are doing right now is not very exciting. Having a plan can keep you motivated.Famous birthdaysMay 13 Robert Pattinson,actor (26 14 Miranda Cosgrove, actress (19 David Charvet,actor (40); May 16 Pierce Brosnan, actor (59Bob Saget,actor/comic (56 May 18 Tina Fey, writer/actress (41 Nora Ephron,screenwriter (71 Aries is feeling restless, in need of a change Adopted daughter is grateful for birth mothers sacrifice Horoscope Dear Abby FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 5/11/12 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 1 1 5 5 NEW YORK (APABC is turning Nik Wallendas attempted tightrope walk over Niagara Falls into a prime-time television event next month. The network said Friday it will devote its entire prime-time schedule to a three-hour special on June 15 with the daredevils attempt. Part of the show will be an examination of the greatest stunts of all time. Wallenda is a member of the famous daredevil family. His great-grandfather,Karl,fell to his death in a tightrope walk in Puerto Rico at age 78. Daredevils routinely used to make tightrope walks over the Niagara River gorge, downstream of the falls,until the practice was banned. Nik Wallendas stunt will be the first attempted walk over the falls themselves. ABC televising Nik Wallendas tightrope walk over Niagara Falls June 15

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Wells Fargo Branch Manager Paula Dillon presented Tobys Clown Foundation with a $1,000 grant.S andy GigglesPelski,vice-president,and Jan,Poodles Rudolf,executive director, received the grant as part of a community partner breakfast (a corporate giving program) held in Winter Haven at the NewB eginnings school on May 1. Tobys Clowns continues to teach the art of clowning to both adults and children in Lake Placid. A Junior Joey Class (for children eight to 12 years old) is being held June 4-6 and thea dult class is set from June 22-24. Call 4652920 or 243-9473 for complete details. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 13, 2012Page 3B church page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 8 8 National Newspaper Placement S; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sebring bus IO12054HSO; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 5 5 8 8 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK The S FCC TAG Studio and Art Gallery in the Jacaranda Hotel is pleased to announcet he addition of a new TAG artist,Bob Fishel. I n 2003,Fishel,a selftaught artist,retired and started living permanently inh is summer home on Lake Letta. He has been working with The ArtistsGroup ( TAG) for two weeks,but will soon be returning to his s ummer home in North Carolina. In the fall,hell return to Avon Park to teach acrylics painting two days per week. F ishel,born and reared in Winston Salem,N.C.,has been painting since he was a child. While attending Bible school one summer,his teacher took the kids out in a field to sketch some flowers.A s she walked around looking at their art work,she i nstructed them in how to put in shadows. My drawing appeared on the paper like magic,Fishel said. I was hooked. F rom then on Fishel started drawing and painting. The first time he ever got paid for his art was in 1955 when he won $25 in a city-wides afety poster contest held among the three high schools in Forsyth County,N.C. After graduation in 1957, Fishel ran the South Florida Operations for Fruehauf Corporation,the worlds l argest semi-trailer manufacturer. He ended his business c areer as Vice-president of Sales and Marketing for the Asphalt Division of HilcroT ransport. Fishel bought his summer h ome on Lake Letta 35 years ago. My kids were raised on Lake Letta,he said, fishing and skiing.One son and daughter are doctors married to doctors. His other s on is in retail. I still spend summers in North Carolina a nd I winter here. At TAG,Fishel paints a little bit of everything in acrylics and watercolor: Landscapes,seascapes,b irds,or coastal scenes. He plans to do more tropical and beach scenes. He also loves woodworking and builds tables,hutches,cabinets and benches out of pine or hardwood. His mother hadb een in the Salvation Army, which had a large woodw orking shop in the basement. Fascinated,Fishel began to enjoy woodworking and still carves decoys and shore lines. F ishels paintings for sale at TAG include Off Season (old house on beach 24 inches,$180; You Looking at Me?(three par-r ots),12-by-24 inches,$180; and Retired to Paradise (home on Lake Jackson),16by-20 inches,$190. Im very excited to be a part of this TAG group, Fishel said. He praised the T AG artists for their help in his acclimation and is looki ng forward to teaching for the college next year. I love the quiet,rural a tmosphere of Avon Park. Its just beautiful. I used to d rive through here and I said,I want to check this place out.My childrens pent their summers on Lake Letta. I feel as if I really have retired to paradise. O ther TAG artists include: Betty Heim,Kathleen M organ,Betty McCarthy, Louise Weis and Dr. Nancy Adams. The studio will remain open throughout the summer but classes wontr esume until SFCCs fall semester. Art lovers are encouraged to visit the studio on a regular basis to be aware of new paintings and new jewelry as they are completed by the artists. Allo f the original art and giclee prints are for sale at low p rices. Gallery visitors often exclaim,Oh you should see how much this costs where I live! SFCCs cultural endeavors i nclude the SFCC Theatre for the Performing Arts,the SFCC Museum of Art and Culture and SFCCs TAG. Experience all three. Be suret o stop in at SFCCs TAG Studio and Art Gallery in the fabulous Jacaranda Hotel,a must-see on Avon Parks Main Street. For further information, call TAG at (863 Bob Fishel, retired to paradiseand painting it Courtesy photo Bob Fishel is an artist with The Artists Group in Avon Park. Courtesy photo Sandy Giggles Pelski (left Poodles Rudolf (right grant from Wells Fargo Branch Manager Paula Dillon as part of a community partner breakfast. Wells Fargo presents grant to Tobys Clowns Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Highlands County schools will start the summer break in a few weeks. Children ofa ll ages are invited to visit the library to participate in t he summer programs and to borrow materials that will bring fun,entertainment andi nformation during their vacation. T his year,the Lake Placid Memorial Library will be offering two five-week prog rams for different age groups. The Dream Big program for children ages 513 will include Native American storytelling,a StarLabastronomy presentation,a pajama party,reading and crafts with Miss Kathy. The young readers will be e ncouraged to keep track of their daily reading activities o n a reading log. Their n ames will appear in a star paper chain that will be displayed at the library throughout the summer. They will also receive small incentivesa s they complete their weekly readings. The five summer r eading sessions are scheduled at 1:30 pm on Wednesday afternoons.D ates are June 20,27,July 11,18 and 25. Contact the L ake Placid Library for StarLab programs hour on July 11. Childrens movies w ill be shown Saturdays at 2 p.m. on June 23,30,July 7, 14 and 21. Teens in middle and high school are encouraged top articipate in the librarys Own the Nightprogram. Also a five-week program,it will offer several events including ghost stories,a Live Cluegame,a monster costume contest,library l ock-in,and a visit from the d irector of Scott Funeral Home. Teens may also complete a summer reading log in order to gain incentives. Program dates are June 19,2 8,July 12,17,and 28. See the library for specific times a nd to register. Teen movies will be shown Fridays at 3 p.m. on June 22,29,July 13,2 0 and 27. In addition to the summer p rograms,the Lake Placid Memorial library continues to offer free story time for 3t o 5-year-old children every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Lapsits for infants and toddlers through 3 years of age will take place the first andt hird Wednesday of the month at 10:30 a.m. The library is at 205 W Interlake Blvd on the circle. For more information con-t act Lake Placid Memorial Library at 699-3705 or visit w ww.myhlc.org/. Youth programs set at the Lake Placid Memorial Library

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C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK Exciting t hings are happening at Park Elementary.The school will be hosting its annual Science Night on May 17th from 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday. Thep ublic is invited to attend this big event. Guest speaker Ann Micklos is an engineer who works at Kennedy Space Center andw as a tile specialist on the former space shuttle program. She will share her experi-e nces and challenges she experienced while working on the shuttle. Ms. Micklos will be an inspiration to our students e specially the girls who may consider science or math as a career. We are honored toh ave been chosen to have her come to our school,said J oLynne Crout-Deuel,science specialist and co-coordinator of the Science Night at the school. Every grade level in the s chool has been working for months to prepare for this big e vent. All classrooms have been doing a class experiment where they are learning thes cientific method and process. G rant money awarded to Brenda Anderson,Libby Ayala,Dianne Mc Pherson, N ola Wright,Cathy Johnson, Jennifer Barber,and CroutDeuel through the Highlands County Education Foundation and another grant to Crout-D euel from the Southwest Florida Water Management District were used to do scientific study in a newly built garden area. Each class plant-e d seeds,vegetable plants,or Florida friendly plants in the g arden and observed their growth changes. We even have hydroponic stackers,said Anderson. The grants also allowed Crout-Deuels classes to purchase rain barrels to learna bout water conservation. Airoponics was tried and the school built a coy fish pond, and an erosion table in the enclosure. Tours of the handi-c apped accessible garden will be given Science Night as well. F ourth and fifth grade students paired up to build, e xperiment,collect data and drew conclusions from what they learned about their selfdesigned projects. Every student performed their ownh ands-on experiment and was proactive in synergizing to l earn about the scientific method. T he teachers and staff at the school used the project to t each students to take responsibility for their own learning as they practiced their Coveyskills. Teachers are hoping these skills will teacha nd lead students to be responsible learners and f uture leaders in our community. Basis for all projects w ere taken from the Next Generation Sunshine State S tandards. The evening will end with an exciting rocket launching by Daniel Deuel,retired United Space Alliance engi-n eer who worked at Kennedy Space Center on the space s huttle project. Snacks will be served. Page 4BNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.com LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 5 5 6 6 6 6 TRAUTMAN, BOB; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, won march madness a d; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 7 7 6 6 CHALKTALK News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Forty-five teachers and staff, combining 883 years of experience retired this year from the school district. Twenty of them stopped by The School Board of Highlands County Tuesday evening for a farewell reception and recognition. (Back row from left) Theolia Williams, Paul Williams Jr., Mary Comers, Thomas Scobey, Rachel Perez, William Avedisian, Katherine Main, John Altic, Dolores Libby and Douglas Fairchild. (Front row from left) Stephen Young, Linda Wortinger, Carole Dishler, Elizabeth Sizemore, Clara Brassell, Mary Ann Overfield, Brenda Anderson, Mary Lillpop, Roy Allen, and Linda Alexander. Retiring teachers honored Courtesy photo The Future Business Leaders of America (FBLAom Avon Park High School (APHSvon Park MiddleS chool (APMS Conference in Orlando last month. Students attending w ere (back row, from left) Kenneth Millan, Koy McGrath, Kyle Jahna, Kenny McGrath, Mitchell Guerndt, and Zack Farr; (middle row, from left) Jocelyn Jackson, Kathryn Millan, Kristie Millan, Emily Whitman, Jordan Jackson, Juliana Jackson, Wade Jackson (advisor); and (front row, from left) Lorie Ann Love, Sara Heier, Kami McGrath, Nick Ramnarain and Christopher Loomis. Park Elementary Science Night offers NASA guest speaker and rockets C ourtesy photo Dylan Branch, Mason Huertas, and Martin Parra prepare their project for Science Night at P ark Elementary School. FBLA attends conference C ourtesy photo F ive Avon Park High School students placed in their e vents at the Future Business Leaders of America State Leadership Conference and are the Florida alternate to compete at the National Leadership Conference in July i n Texas. They are Juliana Jackson (front left), who p laced fourth in Introduction to Parliamentary P rocedure, as well as the APHS Parliamentary Procedure team consisting of Kyle Jahna (back row from left), Mitchell Guerndt and Zack Farr, Mitchell Guerndt, Kyle Jahna and Emily Whitman (front right). S pecial to the News-SunFORT MYERS The following local residents recent-l y graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University: J essie Tomblin of Avon Park graduated with a bache-l or of arts from the College of Arts and Sciences. Alexandra Brock of Avon Park graduated with a bachelor of science from theC ollege of Professional Studies. Amanda Gallegos of Lake Placid graduated with a bachelor of arts from the Collegeo f Arts and Sciences. MarQuavius Crenshaw of Lake Placid graduated with a bachelor of science from the College of Business. Casey Gallatin of Lake P lacid graduated with a bachelor of science from the C ollege of Professional Studies. A mber Copeland of Sebring graduated with a master of science from the College of Health Professions. Ashley Hoffner of Sebring graduated with a bachelor of arts from the College of Arts and Sciences. Whitney Belcher of S ebring graduated with a bachelor of science from the College of Business. Locals graduate from Florida Gulf Coast University The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K Butterflies may be one of the most beautiful and fasci-n ating creatures on the planet. These insects are very unusual and interesting because of the many stages of life they go through. T he term to describe these life cycle phases is metamorphosis. Wikipedia defines the term as a biological process by which an animalp hysically develops after birth or hatching,involving a conspicuous and relatively abrupt change in the animals body structuret hrough cell growth and differentiation. Metamorphosis is usually accompanied by ac hange of habitat or behavior. When a butterfly egg h atches,what comes out of the shell is a tiny caterpillar. A s the caterpillars age,they go through several stages of growth and shed their skinb etween each stage. The larger and older they get,the m ore their colors stand out. After the caterpillars have eaten their fill of the host plantfor about two weeks, they move to a safe placea nd hang upside-down where they curl up into a Jform ation. Thell hang that way until they shed their skin a final time and turni nto a chrysalis. About 10 days later,the b utterfly will emerge from the chrysalis. The abdomen will be puffy with fluid. S ome will be pumped into the wings to extend them, and the rest will be excreted. Then the creature will have to hang upside-down for ac ouple of hours to dry out its wings before it can fly. It is important for the insect to do this upside-down hang to dry the wings,otherwise thew ings can dry bent and it will not be able to fly. A ttracting butterflies to urban and rural areas is veryr ewarding. One can watch the life stages from egg to winged creature. By providing the right kind of plants, butterflies will not only layt heir eggs in an area,but stay to dine. Creating a butterfly garden can be complex or simple. If space is a problem,as imple windowsill garden will suffice. For the butterfly diehard,an entire yard or even acres can be planted to attract the colorful insects. Butterfly gardening does require knowledge of the creatures plant preferences and a little bit of gardening savvy. Different species of butterflies are attracted to different plants. A simple Internet search will offer an enormous amount on information on butterfly plants. Florida is home to more than 180 species of butterflies so a variety of nectar and larval h ost plants is best. The nectar producing plants will a ttract the creatures and the larval food plants will keep them coming year after year. The first step is to find out what types of butterflies arei n the area. Deciding which butterflies to attract is i mportant in the selection of plants. Second,make a list of larval and nectar plants.O nce this information is gathered,its time to start p lanting. One butterfly that is found in Florida is the zebra helic onian (heliconius charithonia). This beautiful creature has long and slender wings with narrow yellow stripes. It has a wing span of 2.5 to4 inches. These beautiful creatures lay their eggs in groups on their host plant, native passiflora vines (passion vine). Once the tiny yel-l ow eggs hatch into caterpillars,they munch on the pass ion vine until they enter into their chrysalis stage. O nce they emerge as a beautiful butterfly,they are looking for nectar and pollen. Firebush is a favorite plant of the zebra heliconian.O ther plants they enjoy are lantana and shepherds needle. These plants,which provide the food they need in their butterfly stage,arec alled nectar plants. Another Florida butterfly is the monarch (ddanaus plexippu). This beautiful bright orange creature has a wingspan of about four to five inches. Adult butterflies can be seen basking on a surface to soak up the sun. The females lay their eggs singly under the leaves of most milkweeds. The milkweed is not only the host plant for these amazing creatures; they also feed on the nectar when they are adults. Milkweed serves the butterfly in more thana host and nectar p lant. The larvae and the butterflies retain poisonousg lycosides fom their l arval host plant,the milkweed.T his toxin is stored in the bodies of b oth the caterpillar and adult. Birds and other predators find milkweed fed butt erflies extremely distasteful. This highly effective defense strategy shields them against almost all predators that soon learn to avoid theses pecies after attempting to eat them. However,if milkweed is not available or hasnt bloomed yet,they will feedo n other flowers which include dogbane,lilac,red c lover,lantana,thistles, goldenrods,blazing stars,i ronweed and tickseed sunflowers. Hundreds of other species of butterflies and moths can be attracted to areas simplyb y a little creative gardening. Butterflies bring many benefits. Of course,the obvious advantage to having thesec reatures around is their magnificent beauty. However,areas abundant in butterflies are also rich in other invertebrates,which provide a wide range of environmental benefits including pollination and natural pest control. Moths and butterflies are an important element of the food chain and are prey for birds,bats and other insectivorous animals. In addition,these winged wonders are educational. Scientists have learned much from the insect by studying intricate wing patterns and irides-c ence,and as examples of insect migration. B utterflies and moths have developed their own suite of chemicals to discourage predators and parasites,find a mate,and over-c ome the chemical defenses of its host plant. Many of t hese chemicals have value to humans. For example, powerful antibiotics haveb een found in the meadow brown,a common species of b utterfly. Countless other benefits have been enjoyed by h umans for many years. So this spring why not plant a butterfly garden and reap the many benefits that these picturesque creatures bring? Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the H ighlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. G uest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. C ourtesy photo Zebra carterpillars munch on their host plant, the native passion vine Passiflora Vines. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 13, 2012Page 5B PRECISION SAFE & LOCK; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, 5/6,13,20,27; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 5 5 2 2 5 5 M ILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 5/6,13,20; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 5 5 5 5 7 7 CROSSWORDSOLUTION Butterflies provide many benefits N ews From The Watershed Corine Burgess GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE B y CAITLIN R. KING Associated PressNASHVILLE,Tenn. Country Music Hall ofF ame member Loretta Lynn is taking her life story to Broadway,and she has tapped film and TV actress Zooey Deschanel to playh er on stage. Lynn,80,unveiled plans for a musical adaptation of Coal Miners Daughter during a Grand Ole Oprys how at the Ryman Auditorium on Thursday night. Wearing one of her signature long sleeve,floor length dresses,the singer blew through four songsb efore bringing Deschanel onstage to sing the title t une. The announcement mirrored the way Lynn inviteda ctress Spacek on the Opry stage in 1979 to reveal that S pacek would play her in the upcoming film. Spacek later won an Academy Award for her portrayal of Lynn. I have a friend here tonight. I dont knowif yall remember when Sissy Spacek was with me. Ib rought her out here with me. She about fainted. We both fainted,Lynn said with a laugh. She went on to do the Coal MinersD aughter,and you know from there. Well,theres a little girl back stage thas going to do the play of Coal Miners DaughteronB roadway,Lynn continued. Zooey,where you at honey? Deschanel,32,the star and a producer of the Fox comedy New Girl,thene merged in a short,vintageinspired white dress. She g rabbed Lynns hand and flashed a dazzling smile. Are you going to help m e sing Coal Miners Daughter?asked Lynn. Im going to help you sing,said Deschanel,who has been nominated for a Grammy Award. This is a great honor for me. Loretta Lynn wants Zooey Deschanel in her musical

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C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.com P laces 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, FL 33852.invites you to come worship with us in spirit and truth at 10:30 a.m.and 1 p.m. Sunday, and at 7:30 p.m.Thursday. For information contact (239 0390.Pastor Travis Vanderford. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping 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 471-0924. 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, FL 33825.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:4526556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship,6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday:Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:4536986.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, pastor;Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families;Joy Loomis, music director;Rev.Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor.Regular Sunday schedule:8:30 a.m.orchestra rehersal;9 a.m.Library open;9:30 a.m.Sunday School;11 a.m. Morning Worship;11 a.m. Childrens Church;6 p.m.evening worship.Wednesday schedule: 5:15 p.m.supper;6 p.m.Bible Study and Prayer;6:30 p.m.Adult Choir Practice;6 p.m.childrens choir rehearsals;7 p.m.missionp rograms.Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m.and evening worship at 7 p.m.Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Call 453-6681 for details. 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 withC hildrens 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 St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:information@fbclp.com.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 at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service. Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet.First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E.Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.Telephone:385-5154.Dr. David E.Richardson, senior pastor; Rev.Joe Delph, associate pastor, minister of youth and activities;and Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.;Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Becky Gotsch, director.Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S.Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. 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, FL 33876.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 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m.Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half 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, FL 33870.Welcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month.The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552. Home phone:214-3025.Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church, (SBC 4400 Sparta Road.Rev.Ken Geren, interim pastor.Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 3820869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC 379 S.Commerce Ave., Sebring.David C.Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.;Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.A nursery 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. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610.On U.S.98 at the Spring L ake 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.; S unday 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 3823695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., Avon Park, 453-4757.Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor.Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and 7 p.m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049;fax, 385-5169; email, office@stcathe.com ;website, www.stcathe.com .Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com;Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retired Rev.J.Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R.McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe.Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.CONFESSION: First Friday 7:15-7:45 a.m.; Saturday 3-3:45 p.m.;Or by appointment with any priest. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday Vigil:4 p.m.;Sunday:8 and 10 a.m.;Sunday Spanish Mass:noon;Last Sunday of the month:2 p.m.(Creole/French); Sunday Family Mass 5 p.m.(Holy Family Youth Center).DAILY MASS SCHEDULE:Monday through Friday:8 a.m.and noon;Saturday: 9 a.m. 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 Cornerstone Christian Church 1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825 (Saxon Hall in Reflection Community).Bill Raymond, Minister.Sunday, 10 a.m.Worship; Communion is available each week.Thursday, 7 p.m.Home Fellowship Group.Our goal is:Love Christ Love People.For more information call 453-7679 or 4538929. 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; David Etherton, 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 1:30 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; (863on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesday studies 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, FL 33870.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, FL 33875.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.A free 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, FL 33870. Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m. Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-1597. C HURCH 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, FL 33870;385-7443. Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.;Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of AvonPark, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 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 Nazaren e of Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. 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 ChurchChurches 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 (Transportation available.) Sunda y evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Don Seymour, Senior Pastor.Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television WriterN EW YORK Johnny Carson didnt invent late night,whose all-encompassing darkness,according to Genesis,even predates TVb y many millennia. Nor did Carson invent late-night talk shows. He didnt invent their desk-andcouch format or the mono-l ogue with which they typically begin,or the game of golf,which inspired the golf swing he stylishly mimed to finish his own monologuee ach night. Carson didnt invent the talk-show hosts sidekick,ort he obligatory house band. Even many of his most popular comic characters werel ifted brazenly from other performers,such as Jackie G leason and Jonathan Winters. So what set Carson apart? W hy is he unrivaled by any other TV comedian or laten ight star? What made him a trusted,enduring,influential and altogether likable presence unmatched by anyone in the history of the mediume xcept,arguably,Walter Cronkite and Oprah W infrey? Finding out is the mission of Johnny Carson:King ofL ate Night,a two-hour American Mastersportrait premiering Monday at 9 p.m. EDT on PBS (check local listings). A few stats gathered for the film begin to tell the tale: With his debut as host of NBCs The Tonight Sho 50 years ago this October,u ntil his exit on May 22, 1992,he was seen by more people on more occasions than anyone else in American history. C arson reigned for nearly 30 years,hosting 4,531 episodes and receiving2 3,000 guests. For most of his run,he had no competition,or none that mattered.H is nightly viewership,averaging as much as 15 million, w as more than the current audience of Tonightsuccessor Jay Leno and CBSr ival David Letterman combined. B ut who was he? King of Late Nightdoes a fine job of penetrating the familiar veneer of Carson,a preternaturally private man in spiteo f his vast,decades-spanning exposure. H e grew up in small-town N ebraska,the son of a father who worked at the local power company and an emo-t ionally withholding mother whose approval he seems to have sought,fruitlessly,hise ntire life. But as a boy,he discove red the way to win approval at least from others was by performing magic: You can be the center of attention without being yours elf,he explains as an adult. This led to showbiz as his chosen profession. And after college,he landed a job at an Omaha radio station,where,w ith the advent of TV soon after,he hosted a program o n the infant medium. A 1 950 film clip captures him at work,blinking and breathless behind his desk muchi n contrast to the cool, unflappable on-air manner he would grow into,but witht he boyish looks and robust, mans voice he kept for a l ifetime. Soon he went to Los Angeles,where he hosted as ketch-comedy show on a local station. He scored a p rime-time network show on CBS,but it flopped. Then, his career flaring out,he retreated to New York in 1957 to host a daytime quizs how for also-ran ABC. During his five years on Who Do You Trust?he was able to establish himself as an attractive,quick-wittedp ersonality,while building bonds with his chosen sidekick,Ed McMahon,who,of course,would remain at his side for the rest of hisc areer. Hired to replace the departing Jack Paar on The Tonight Show,Carson made his first appearance on Oct.1 ,1962. No video exists of his debut,just an audio tape that finds him sounding cool and confident even as he jokes about his jitters. King of Late Nightfollows Carson from there all the way to his retirementf rom the show (and,as it turned out,his total withdrawal from the publics cene) in 1992,and his death,at age 79,in 2005. N arrated by Kevin Spacey, King of Late Nightis written,directed and producedb y Emmyand Peabody-winning filmmaker Peter Jones, w ho for years penned an annual letter to Carson seeking his cooperation in the creation of a documentary about him. Carson alwaysd eclined,but after his death, Jones successfully a pproached Carsons nephew,Jeff Sotzing,who controls his uncles archives. F rom that vast trove comes many clips from onight,including classic moments such as Ed Ames misdirected hatchet throwa nd novelty singer Tiny Tims 1969 marriage to Miss Vickie,which drew 45 million viewers 85 percent of all television viewers. Therea re also home movies and personal photos. The film hears from dozens of performers and colleagues,as well as fromt he second of Carsons four wives,Joanne. All of them labor to explain him and hisa ppeal. This is a guy who was as familiar as a bedtime story,s ays Arsenio Hall in a pithy description of the man who p ut so many viewers to bed every night. Hall,whose syndicated show arrived in1 989 to become Carsons only real threat,is lavish in h is praise of Carson as an interviewer:He had the perfect barometer in his head for when to go and when to stay out. He could save youi f the show needed it,or he could let you do your thing. I n addition,he was a Heeeres Johnny Carson, an American Masters film MCT Johnny Carson will be the subject of an American Masters portrait on PBS Monday night.

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 13, 2012Page 7B EPISCOPAL 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, FL 33852.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. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 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 A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway church@hotmail.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay 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 WELCA meets 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 a nd 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,F aith Child Development Center, 385-3232.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 a.m.to 2 p.m.Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC Association of Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.James Weed, pastor.Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.Bible Study, 9 a.m.Nursery provided.Social activities:Choir, Missions, Evangelism.Phone 3852346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSSunday 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 worship at 9:30 a.m..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, FL 33852;465-5253.The Rev.Richard A.Norris, pastor; Susan C.Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director;and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December:Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.Worship schedule for January through Easter:Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday.Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday.Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent.Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services.Other activities and groups include: Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com N ON-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 p.m. Wednesday:Children ages 4 years through fifth grade, 6 p.m.;Youth, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, 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.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided.The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.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 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors 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 Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. 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 p.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone:385-3234;Fax:385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net ;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Rev.W. Darrell Arnold, pastor.Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m.;Tuesday: Grief Support Group, 1 p.m.;Youth Group (middle and high school 3:30-6:30 p.m.;Wednesday:Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.;Choir Rehearsal, 5:30 p.m.Nursery available during worship.Call the church office for more information and other classes.Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Traditional Worship 9 a.m., Contemporary Worship 11 a.m., Sunday School for adults to grade school will be from 10:1010:50 a.m.Wednesday evenings: Adult Bible Study (7 p.m.), Youth Group (Middle and High School (7 p.m.), RockSolid (Kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m.Bible Counseling available by appointment, 699-0132.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, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, ContemporaryWorship 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, FL 33825.(863 James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m.for women who love God and crocheting.Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooki ng 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, FL 33872.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 98ing.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, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.an d youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP HARDCOVER FICTION 1.Deadlockeby Charlaine Harris (Ace 2.The Wind Through the Keyholeby Stephen King (Scribner) 3.The Innocentby David Baldacci (GrandC entral Publishing)) 4 .Calico Joeby John G risham (Doubleday) 5.The WitnessbyNora Roberts (Putnam 6.Robert B.Parkers Lullabby Ace Atkins (Putnam 7.Unnatural Actsby Stuart Woods (Putnam 8.Guilty Wivesby James Patterson (Little, Brown) 9 .The Lost Yearsby Mary Higgins Clark (Simon & Schuster) 1 0.The Shoemakers W ifby Adriana Trigiani ( Harper) 11.Sacre Bleu:A Comedy dArby Christopher Moore( Morrow) 12.A Dance with D ragonsby George R.R. 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C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Step back in time by visiting an exhibit that celebrates the early dayso f Lake Placid by showing photographs,artifacts and i nformation. The display is titled Pages f rom History; 85 Years Ago in Lake Placid. In 1927,Dr. Melvil Dewey had come here with his wife, Emily,in search of a southernp aradise to escape the cool winters of the Adirondacks. As a self-proclaimed reformer he began taking bold steps to develop theL ake Placid Club of the Southern Highlands by creating amenities that satisfied the unostentatious comfort that fulfilled Dewes vision for both Lake Placid clubs. The doctors first local project was the Club Loj in town,then the train station and later the Seven Lakes resort with his two fabulous mansions and finally the Lake Placid Country Club and Golf Course. The former railway station is the location for the Lake Placid Historical Society that was formed in 1982. You can discover even more examples of some of the many firststhat are an important part of the local history of Lake Placid,then promoted as the Roof Garden of Floridaat the Lake Placid Depot Museum. There,visitors can learn more about other historically relevant artifacts affiliated with this exhibit. Some are new discoveries of treasures from the past ando thers are recent donations to the Historical Society. T he exhibit is housed in showcases that are graciouslys ponsored by the Historical Preservation Committee and the Highlands County Board of County Commission. The display was funded by a grantf rom the Heartland Cultural Alliance. Lake Placid Museum Coordinator Kay Tarr said, My goal for this project wast o offer visitors and residents an entertaining,yet educational look at Dewes era in Lake Placid. It is the first exhibit to feature the historic buildings and artifacts of Dewes era of 1927 through 1931. e hope people will want to see even more of the artifacts and the few remaining historic buildings that reflect the boom period of this quant town of Lake Placid,now better known as the Town of Murals. The Depot Museum is at 12 Park Street W. and is open through May 31 from noon to3 p.m. Monday-Friday. Visit the Lake Placid Historic Societys website at www.lphsdepotmuseum or call the Depot Museum at 465-1771 or 599-1376 for further information. A joint ribbon cutting ceremony with Historic Preservation Commission for Historic Preservation Month, the Highlands Board of County Commission,and theL ake Placid Historical Society is scheduled for 9 a .m. Tuesday at the Highlands CountyG overnment Building at 600 S Commerce Ave.,Sebring. Special to the News-SunSEBRING If you have driven east on Commerce lately,you may have done a double-take. A new mural that looks like a real display window with mannequins inside has magically appeared at Kathys ConsignmentB outique. This style of mural, known as trompe loeil, which means fool the eye, was created by artist James R. Hahn. T he work depicts four different ladiesfashions from t he 1920s,s,s and today,all spotlit and in a row. In front of the the fauxw indow,a china tea set and plaque with Sebrings name, a ll hover magically and seemingly cast real shadows. The whole idea for the mural came from a referral from Sebring resident SherriP ickard,who had made many trips to see Hahns o ther work and galleries in neighboring cities Vero Beach and Lake Wales. Hahns aid,Sherri has been a friend and proponent of our a rt for many years and knew that Kathy Doherty,the owner of KathysC onsignment Boutique, would be one to appreciate having one of Hahns worksa t her business. With Pickards recommend ation,Doherty contacted Hahns company,James R. Hahn Productions,and begana dialog of ideas that culminated in the design everyone c an see now,in real life. With Sebrings 100th anniversary this year,the artwork is a unique addition to draw more people down-t own. Hahn is best known for his e xtensive career in art and music,but mostly as being t he original muralist for the Cabbage Patch Kids. His specialized knowledge and skill was honed early on,and he saw how interestingt wists of art and ideas can change an area for the better. The small town where he created murals for the doll phenomenon,has enjoyedd ecades of tourism dollars and jobs from that one crazy idea. Hahn also had recently been doing work in Sebring, and noticed that the CRA was helping fund revitaliza-t ion of facades and storefronts. We submitted our design to the CRA,with the entire plan laid out and werep leased to find real support for our work,as it is an a ttention-getter and is meant to slow traffic and encourage people to stop and shop, Hahn said. Kathys business has s uch great clothing and accessories,and being one of t he last on Commerce before cars continue out to the parkway; we wanted to liter-a lly turn heads,to enjoy the mural and shop for treasures i n her store. Other projects from James R. Hahn Productions are int he works for downtown Sebring and the region, i ncluding a new marquee, mural and interior work for Champion for ChildrenF oundations Circle Theatre. Hahn can be reached through h is website, jamesrhahn.com,and the mural can be seen at KathysC onsignment Boutique at 659 S. Commerce Ave. Page 8BNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.com G OSSETT LAW OFFICE; 5.542"; 3"; Black; 5/13,16,20,23,27; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 3 3 5 5 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 5/13,20 27; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 3 3 9 9 heartland workforce 4x10 color 00019794 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Mural aims to fool the eye in Downtown Sebring Courtesy photo James Hahn stands beside the trompe loeil mural at Kathays Consignment Boutique in Downtown Sebring. H ahns work on wall at 659 S. Commerce Ave. It is an attentiong etter and is meant to slow traffic and e ncourage people t o stop and shop.JAMES R.HAHN A rtist Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 Exhibit celebrates 85 years ago in Lake Placid Photos, artifacts on display at Depot Museum Follow the News-Sun online on www.twitter.com/thenewssun

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C M Y K BUSINESS C SE CTION News-Sun Sunday, May 13, 2012 W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 4 4 1 1CLASSIFIED PAGE3 C By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comA VON PARK P.J. Shannon is a fire fighter for the city. He is also an avidm otorcyclist who both rides and works on the machines. He comes by it honestly, h e said,his family owns a motorcycle repair and sales b usiness in South Florida and he grew up turning wrenches and running down the highway. My mom and dad got m e into this,he said. Ive been doing it basically my whole life,and they have always been my biggest supporters. N ow he has opened his own motorcycle shop, Dynasty Cycles at 10 N. Anoka Ave. I do everything from m otors to custom paint work,he said,and will be selling all makes and models of new and used bikes,as well as accessories. He plans o n steadily increasing his inventory. ll sell on consignment, he said,and am looking to buy used bikes,then fix them up and sell them. I will pick up and deliver through-o ut the county. S hannon made it clear he is not a dealer,but does sell f actory-direct parts and e xtras. He attended fire school in south Florida,and came to A von Park in 2010 looking for a better life for his family. He originally meant to Dynasty Cycles revs-up for business in AP News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS P.J. and Crystal Shannon have opened Dynasty Cycles in Avon Park. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The University of SouthF loridas Small Business Development Center will hold several seminars this month at South Florida Community CollegesAvon Park Campus. O n Friday,May 18,from 10 a.m. until noon,the topic w ill be Small Business Administration loans and certifications. S BA loans and certifications can be useful tools for a small business trying to enhance or strengthen its position in the market,but quite often the nomenclature and procedures cans eem overwhelming. SBA SBDC and other representat ion will lead a discussion on the what the loans and certifications are and how toa pply Speakers will be Frank A. V elasco of the SBA and David Noel of the SBDC. Admission is free. T he 2012 Small Business Week Growth Conference will be held Thursday,May 2 4 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. In honor of National S mall Business Week,the Small Business Development Center hosts its annual Growth Conference so you can gaint he tools and learn the strategies to grow your business with free a morning of speed consulting with business experts who can give you practical insight toward growing your business. Schedule:7:30-8:15 W ells Fargo breakfast; 8:1510:30,Speed consulting with local consultants, including attorneys, accountants,insurance agents and bankers. Therew ill be several speakers. On Wednesday,May 30, f rom 10 a.m. until noon,tax planning will be the focus. Theres no way to get a round it-every business must report taxes. But how y ou pay your taxes all depends on the type of business you have. This class will explore the taxation process and filing require-m ents for sole proprietorships,partnerships and corp orations. Speakers will be Pearl Para,CPA and Noel. Cost is$ 10. Also on May 30,from 24 :30 p.m.,there will be a presentation on start-up assistance. Y ou've got the idea. Now you need to know how get on your way. Starting Your B usiness is a class that teaches just that. From how t o determine feasibility and legal structure to the type of license you will need,this class covers all the essentials that will help you gets tarted. Admission is free. To register or or for more information contact David Noel,863-835-2066 or davidnoel@usf.edu/. SBDC plans seminars O n Mothers Day,child ren of all ages thank their moms for the many s acrifices made during their childhoods and w ell beyond,considering how many adult children s till hit up their moms for a loan or free babysitting. Unfortunately,for m any mothers sacrificing extends well beyond sleepless nights and boring recitals. Women frequently leave the workf orce during prime earning years to care for families. Consequently,they often fall behind on pay increases and promotions,so their retirement accounts and Social Security benefits are usually much smaller than m ens. Plus,women live an average five years longer than men so their a lready smaller income Discuss moms financial future Personal Finance Jason Alderman See TALK,page 2C See DYNASTY,page 2C I do everything f rom motors to custom paint workP.J.SHANNON o wner

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C M Y K must stretch even further. Im not trying to bring everyone down,but rather to suggest that your best Mothers Day gift this year might be to initiate a frank discussion about your moms personal finances and how she can better prepare for the future. Here are a few topics you might discuss: Put retirement savings first. You can always borrow money to pay for college ora house,but you cant get a loan to pay for retirement. If shes still working,make sure your mom is enrolled ina 401(k saving as much as possible. Social Security benefits. Even if your mother didnt pay into Social Security through work,shell be eligible to collect benefits as long as her spouse did. And,if she qualifies under her own work record as well as your dads,shell generally receive the higher benefit amount of the two. The longer your mom waits to draw Social Security,the larger her monthly benefit will grow. Social Security full retirement ageis 65 for those born before 1938 and increases gradually to 67 if born after 1959. If she meets eligibility requirements,your mom can begin drawing reduced benefits beginning at 62; however,doing so will cut her benefit amount by up to 30 percent. However,by postponing benefits until after full retirement age,her benefit will increase up to 8 percent per year,up to age 70. Also keep in mind: Widows can tap Social Security benefits as early as age 60 (50,if disabled). And spousal benefits are available if shs divorced,provided the marriage lasted at least 10 years,she remains unmarried and is at least 62. Although many states dont tax Social Security benefits,the federal government counts them as taxable income. So,depending on your moms overall retirement income,she could owe federal tax on a portion of her benefit. IRS Publication 915 has full details. If your mom begins drawing benefits while still working,they could be significantly reduced depending on her income. Read How Work Affects Your Benefits at www.ssa.gov for details. (Note:The reductions arent truly lost since benefits will be recalculated upward at full retirement age.) Social Security has a great website for women with information on retirement, disability and other issues in English and Spanish (www.ssa.gov/women). You can help your mom estimate her retirement needs by using their Retirement Estimator,which enters her earnings information to estimate projected Social Security benefits under different scenarios, including retirement age and future earnings projections (www.ssa.gov/estimator). Discussing finances isnt as much fun as a picnic in the park,but your mom will appreciate your looking out for her financial future. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. To Follow Jason Alderman on Twitter: www.twitter.com/ PracticalMoney Page 2CNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.com EQUIP 2 CONCEAL; 3.639"; 3"; Black; firearms class; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 2 2 6 6 E DWARD JONES/ED BURNSIDE***; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 5/13/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 4 4 2 2 Continued from page 1C BUSINESS open his business in S ebring,but wanted to be loyal to Avon Park,which had hired and has welcomedh im. Coming from the crowde d,fast-paced south,he said, at first I wasnt sure how I would react to the cultures hock,but I like it more every day. Its the best place in the world and Ive met the n icest people. He is building his own b ike currently in pieces by the front door of the shop. It is a 1964 panhead chopper. Riding a motorcycle gives you a sense off reedom and pride you cant get anywhere else,he said. People actually become very close to their motorcycle mechanic. Shannon hopes his shop becomes a social gatheringp lace for motorcycle fans. Perhaps because he is a f irefighter,Shannon is safety conscious. He will have weekly specials on oil c hanges and other routine maintenance,and will provide quick safety checks at no cost for those setting outo n long trips. For example, m aking sure tire pressures are correct. Shannon said he wants to give back to the community i n other ways and plans to hold fundraising runs and events for worthy local causes. Im not trying to make a killing,just a living,he s aid. His wife,Crystal,and he a re partners in the business as well as in life. They have f our children. She will be in the shop w hen he is on duty at the fire department. Dynasty Cycles is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Friday,and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. It will be closed Sundays and Mondays. The telephone number is 453-3050. C ontinued from page 1C LP chamber mixer ThursdayLAKE PLACID The G reater Lake Placid Chamber of Commercewill hold a business mixer from 5-7 p.m. Thursday at SandyP ointe Lodge,1110 Lake June Road. This location is adjacent to Lake June West Townhomes. H eavy hors d'oeuvres and assorted refreshments will be available.RSVP the Chamber at chamber@lpfla.com or call 465-4331.SFCCs Corporate Education offers new training classesAVON PARK South F lorida Community Colleges Corporate Education is offering a new CPR Instructor Training program in May. T he CPR Instructor Training program is d esigned to teach participants the fundamentals of teaching basic life support. U pon successful completion of the course and s ucceeding student teaching requirements the Instructor candidate willb e issued an American Heart Association instructor card that will allow t hem to teach CPR and offer AHA course complet ion cards. This program will be held Saturday,May 19, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the SFCC HighlandsC ampus. The course number (CRN costs $135 which includesa course book. There are special requirements for class. Please contact Lorrie Keyf or information at 7847033 or email Corporate T raining at corporatetraining@southflorida.edu/. Talk about moms financial future this Mothers Day Snapshots S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Seacoast National Banks Lake Placid branch hosted Furry Fridaysduring the month of March to bring awareness tot he Humane Society of Highlands County and promote animal adoptions. As a result of the promotion, 18 cats and dogs found forever homes and were adopted. The event generat-e d more than $200 in donations to the Humane Society. e will definitely do this again, said Elizabeth Morris,branch specialist at Seacoast National Bank andt he event organizer. It was very successful and so rewarding to see the animals find loving homes. Everya nimal that was spotlighted here at our branch was adopted within a w eek,and two were adopted right here on site. Customers and guests were served hot dogs and chips,and Seacoast donated $5 for each account that waso pened to the Humane Society. Attendees donated money and dog food in addition to the banks contributions. Seacoast National Bank is the o perating arm of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (NASDAQ: SBCF). With over $2 billion in assets and 39 branches from Orlando to Palm Beach Gardens and south cen-t ral Florida,it is one of the largest community banks headquartered in Florida. For more information pleaset he banks website at www.SeacoastNational.com/. Seacoast National Banks Furry Fridays a success Courtesy photo Lee Dyce, Seacoast National Bank manager, and Elizabeth Morris, Seacoast National Bank branch specialist, present a check to Amanda Helton, Humane Society of Highlands County shelter manager, of proceeds from the Furry Fridays event. Dynasty Cycles open for business in on Anoka Ave in AP C ourtesy photo F lorida Hospital Heartland nurses Lake Placid RN Sarah Smith (from left), Lake Placid RN Jennifer Gentry, Wauchula RN Bobby Garner and Sebring RN Kelly Ashworth attend a trauma eduation course at Florida Hospital Wauchula. Trauma medical directors and nursing directors from Pensacola Hospital, Tampa General, Lakeland Regional Medical Center, Bayfront Medical Center, and St. Josephs Hospital taught the one-day Rural Trauma Team Development class. This statewide course addresses the educational needs specific to rural communities, and emphasizes a team approach to initial care andr esuscitation of a traumatized patient in a systematic, concise approach. Attending were emergency department nurses from Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring and Lake Placid, Florida Hospital Wauchula, Emergency Medical Services staff, and paramedic students from South Florida Community College. 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C M Y K IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 11-726 GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK,a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiff, vs. FRANCES MAGGIO, an unmarried woman, if alive and if not, her unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against FRANCES MAGGIO, and all claimants under any of such party; PALISADES COLLECTION, LLC., a Foreign Limited Liability, as Assignee of Providian; AMERICAN GENERAL FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. a/k/a SPRINGLEAF FINANCIAL SERVICES OF INDIANA, INC., a Foreign corporation; and, MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION f/k/a MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION; Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final judgment of foreclosure entered in the above-titled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: The Property: 5301 Lake Haven Blvd., Sebring, FL 33875 Lot 16, Block 32, LAKE HAVEN ESTATES SECTION TWO, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 7, Page 61, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Real Property Tax I.D. # C-01-35-28-030-0320-0160 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, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 31st day of May, 2012. SIGNED this 26th day of April, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Annette E. Daff 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 Court Administrator (941 (2 Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (941 (800 10-4502-013 May 6, 13, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000811 JAMES B NUTTER & COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN, DECEASED, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, T HROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, ALMA HATHAWAY HEFLIN, DECEASED LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: DWELLING NO. 1-C, INTERLAKE APARTMENTS, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 378, PAGE 276, AS THEREAFTER AMENDED, 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 within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a d efault will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on t his 7th day of May, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Cler k May 13, 20, 2102 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000681 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD R. HIRSH A/K/A RICHARD RAYMOND HIRSH, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 03, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000681 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. is the Plaintiff and RICHARD R. HIRSH A/K/A RICHARD RAYMOND HIRSH; DEBRA L. HIRSH; H IGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK; LAKE HAVEN ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 30th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 7, BLOCK 25, LAKE HAVEN ESTATES, SECTION 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 61, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 5329 IVORY DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33875-0000 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on May 4, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11029031 WELLSLPS-SPECFHMA-R-brobles,Team 1 F11029031 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. May 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000086 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JERRY WALDRON, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 03, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-000086 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and JERRY WALDRON; CHARLAN WALDRON; CHELSEA WALDRON; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISSES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 30th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 214 AND 215, ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES UNIT 1, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7017 ASTER PLACE, SEBRING, FL 33872 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on May 4, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10003073 COUNTRY-CONV B/C/--Team 2 F10003073 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. May 13, 20, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-169 IN RE: ESTATE OF EVERETT V. NUSSMAN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Everett V. Nussman, deceased, whose date of death was February 27, 2012, is pending in the Circuit C ourt for Highlands Court, 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 persons h aving claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 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 CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 13, 2012. Personal Representative: James Bauer 1704 Ridge Street Sebring, FL 33870 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 By: /s/ E. Mark Breed III E. MARK BREED III Florida Bar No. 338702 E-mail Address: breednunn@bnpalaw.com May 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-118 DIVISION PROBATE IN RE: ESTATE OF CRUZ F. SANTIAGO a/k/a CRUZ F. SANTIAGO, SR. Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of CRUZ F. SANTIAGO, deceased, whose date of death was August 1, 2010, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-8118, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representatives 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 May 6, 2012. /s/ Nidia Santiago NIDIA SANTIAGO, Personal Representative 1 940 Wallace Avenue Bronx, NY 10462 /s/ Cruz Santiago CRUZ SANTIAGO, Personal Representative 5 Greta Street Apt. 303 West Haven, CT 06516 /s/ Marshal D. Gibson Attorney for Personal Representatives: Florida Bar No. 195977 265 Church Street Suite 504 New Haven, CT 06510 203-562-8080 May 6, 13, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000307 ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Plantiff, vs. U NKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF MARY C. FERRELL, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF MARY C. FERRELL, DECEASED. Last Known Address: Unknown Current Residence: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 379, SEBRING HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before June 12, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30 days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorn ey or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. 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ADD A BORDER ATTENTION GETTER LOGO For Just A Little More And Make Your Ad Pop! AD RATESGARAGE SALE6 lines 2 days $115 03 days$14(additional lines $1 eachMISCELLANEOUSm erchandise over $1005 lines 6 pubs$1750(additional lines $3 eachREAL ESTATE E MPLOYMENT T RANSPORTATION5 lines 6 pubs $31506 lines 14 pubs$71 1050Legals 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2009-CA-000061 GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. ROLANDO LOPEZ, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned Clerk of Court of HIGHLANDS County, will on the 24th day of May, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. EST at HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at 11:00 a.m., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situate in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: LOT 34, PLACID PARK LAND, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 40, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000061 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, the style of which is indicated above. Dated this 24th day of April, 2012. PENDERGAST & MORGAN, P.A. /s/ Tia Gibbs Florida Bar # 37032 Pendergast & Morgan, P.A. 6675 Corporate Center Pkwy, Ste. 301 Jacksonville, FL 32216 Telephone: 904-508-0777 FAX: 904-296-2669 Attorney for Plaintiff ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK /s/ Priscilla Michalak, D.C. May 6, 13, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale or Auction of the contents of the following storage units located at CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW, 2609 BAYVIEW STREET, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 on 05/24/12 at 9:00 AM. Contents are said to contain Household Goods/Business Items unless otherwise specified. L1152 Cunningham, Michelle C. HOUSEHOLD A130 Ferguson, Mary W. HOUSEHOLD F419 Gonzales, Phillip Alan HOUSEHOLD D255 McGahee, Corrine HOUSEHOLD A024 Mendoza, Sonya Rene HOUSEHOLD Sale being made to satisfy landlord's lien. Cash or Credit/Debit Card accepted. Contents to be removed by 5:00 p.m. on the day following the sale. CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW 2609 BAYVIEW STREET SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 (863 May 6, 13, 2012 NOTICE Pursuant to IRC Section 6104(d turn of the Sonni Family Foundation, Inc. is available for public inspection at the office of CliftonLarsonAllen, CPAs, LLP. Located at 435 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Questions should be directed to the Foundation's Trustee, Dr. Rajeswari Sonni, at 446-2017, or the Foundation's C.P.A. William R. Benton, at 385-1577. May 13, 16, 18, 2012 NOTICE Pursuant to IRC Section 6104(d turn of the G.F. and Mary Ellen Ward Foundation is available for public inspection at the office of CliftonLarsonAllen, CPAs, LLP. Located at 435 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Questions should be directed to the Foundation's Trustees, Deborah Barber or Marcia Ward, at 863-453-6631 or the Foundation's C.P.A., Tammy Hancock, at 385-1577. May 13, 16, 18, 2012 SUN N LAKE OF SEBRING IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT R EQUEST FOR PROPOSALS FOR MASTER LIFT STATION REPAIR AND UPGRADES RFP No. 12-06 T he Sun n Lake of Sebring Improvement District hereby requests proposals for services to repair and upgrade the existing sanitary sewer master lift station located at 4106 Navarre Avenue, Sebring, Fl. Specifications can be found a t www.snldistrict.org. There will be a MANDATORY pre-bid meeting Monday, M ay 21st at 9:00 a.m. at the Sun 'n Lake Improvement District Community Center. Sealed proposals may be hand delivered or mailed to the District office located at 5306 Sun n Lake Blvd., Sebring, FL 33872, Proposal for Master Lift Station Repair Services, RFP No. 12-06, Attention: Michael Wright, General Manager by 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 31st. Proposers must provide three (3 be based on Best Value. 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C M Y K Page 4CNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.com Contact UsBy Phone(863By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT F OR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282010CA000103XXXXXX WELLS FARGO BANK N.A., AS TRUSTEE, FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-NC1 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff, vs MIGUEL POLANCO, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated April 24, 2012, entered in Case No. 282010CA000103XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK N.A., AS TRUSTEE, FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-NC1 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, is the Plaintiff and MIGUEL POLANCO; MILAGROS GARCIA POLANCO; US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE GSAMP TRUST 2006-NC1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-NC1; 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 C LAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 24th day of May, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: GENERALLY DESCRIBED AS BEING A PORTION OF LOT 3, AND ALL OF LOT 4 AND A PORTION OF LOT 5, BLOCK 267 OF LAKE SEBRING SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE(S THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE MOST SOUTHERLY CORNER OF LOT 4, BLOCK 267, AS THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE IN A SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE NORTHEASTERLY R/W LINE OF AVALON ROAD ALONG A CURVE TO THE LEFT HAVING A RADIUS OF 1,623.02 FEET AN ARC DISTANCE OF 0.4 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE NORTH 42 DEGREES 32'37'' EAST AND PARLLEL TO THE LOT LINE COMMON TO LOTS 3 AND 4, A DISTANCE OF 142.23 FEET TO A POINT ON THE REAR OF LOT 3; THENCE NORTH 48 DEGREES 37'58'' WEST ALONG THE REAR OF LOTS 3, 4 AND 5, A DISTANCE OF 75.86 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 46 DEGREES 18'25'' WEST AND PARALLEL TO THE LOT LINE COMMON TO LOTS 5 AND 6, A DISTANCE OF 139 FEET TO A POINT ON THE R/W OF AVALON ROAD, THENCE IN A SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE R/W OF AVALON ROAD ALONG A CURVE TO THE LEFT HAVING A RADIUS OF 1,623.02 FEET AN ARC DISTANCE OF 84.6 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 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 April 24, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak AS DEPUTY CLERK May 6, 13, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-000474-GCS LANSDOWNE MORTGAGE FUNDING, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, and U.S. CENTURY BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiffs, v. JOEY D. KOVATCH, individually, RHONDA G. KOVATCH, individually, SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-for-profit Corporation, et. al. Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment entered in the above styled cause now pending in said Court, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, at the Jury Assembly Room, Sebring, Florida 33870 at 11:00 a.m., on May 29, 2012 the following property: LOT 15, BLOCK I, SPRING LAKE SECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; Property Address: 6101 Sherman Terrace, Sebring, Florida 33876. 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 on April 26, 2012 CLERK OF COURT OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk R yan Tables, Esquire STOLZENBERG, GELLES & FLYNN, LLP Attorneys for Plaintiff 1401 Brickell Avenue Suite 825 Miami, Florida 33131 May 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 11-248 GCS IBERIABANK, Plaintiff, v. JOY THOMPSON; DEROY THOMPSON; SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT; AND SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(1 UTES TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the Fin al Judgment on Foreclosure entered on April 26, 2012 in Case No. 11-248 GCS of the Circuit Court of the Judicial Circuit for Highlands County, Florida, in which IBERIABANK is Plaintiff and JOY THOMPSON; DEROY THOMPSON; SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT; AND SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC. are Defendants, I, Clerk of the Circuit Court, Highlands County, Florida, will sell at public sale the following described real property: Lot 25, Block A, Spring Lake Village VI, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, page 21 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida Property address: 6209 Pebble Lane, Sebring, FL 33876 The sale will be held on May 29, 2012 at 11:00 am EST to the highest bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on the prescribed date in accordance with Section 45.031 of the Florida Statutes. /s/ Priscilla Michalak CLERK OF COURT May 13, 20, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000411 Division Civil CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. JENI J. ALTERMAN AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final J udgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on May 3, 2012, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 5092 AND LOT 5093, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT NO. 16, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 9, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2750 W. SOUTHAMPTON RD., AVON PARK, FL 33825; 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 May 30, 2012 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 May, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000266 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE, FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-NC3 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff(s vs. WILLIAM H. HAUCK; et al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE P URSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on April 24, 2012 in Civil Case No. 28-2011-CA-000266, o f the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE, FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-NC3 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, is the Plaintiff and WILLIAM H. HAUCK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM H. HAUCK N/K/A MARY RAMOS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A GLORIA URBANOWSKI and UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A RICHARD URBANOWSKI are Defendants. The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M. on May 24, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 358, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION A, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 46, OF THE PUBLIC REC ORDS 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 D AYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on April 24, 2012. CLERK OF THE COURT Robert W. Germaine By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak, Deputy Clerk May 6, 13, 2012 provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941 within two (2 notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 800-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 6, 13, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-11-000600 TAYLOR BEAN & WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT A. WRIGHT A/K/A ROBERT WRIGHT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROBERT A. WRIGHT A/K/A ROBERT WRIGHT, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 24th day of May, 2012, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the 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., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 2, BLOCK 222, OF PLACID LAKES, SECTION 20 ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 31 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 24th day of April, 2012. 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 10-000876GCS LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation, Plaintiff, v s. RALSTON G. PHILLIPS, MICHELLE E. RICHARDS-PHILLIPS, BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., et. al.; Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 25th day of April, 2012 and entered in Case No. 10-000876GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in ad for Highlands County, Florida, wherein LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation, is the Plaintiff, and RALSTON G. PHILLIPS, MICHELLE E. RICHARDS-PHILLIPS, BANK OF A MERICA, N.A. are the Defendant(s the highest bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 29th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot No. 650 Block No. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A LOT 650 EXHIBIT A A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART), FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 12; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 59'48'' EAST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID LOT 12, 322.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 12'35'' EAST, 325.81 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 47'25'' EAST, 25.99 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 29 DEGREES 15'33'' EAST, 58.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 60 DEGREES 44'27'' EAST, 26.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 29 DEGREES 15'33'' WEST, 58.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 60 DEGREES 44'27'' WEST, 26.70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 600 E CANFIELD S TREET #650 AVON PARK FLORIDA 33825 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 27th day of April, 2012, in Highlands County, Florida. BOB GERMAINE, as Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11-000639GCS LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation, Plaintiff, vs. HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2005-4, et. al.; Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 25th day of April, 2012 and entered in Case No. 11-000639GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in ad for Highlands County, Florida, wherein LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation, is the Plaintiff, and HSBC BANK USA, NAT IONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF PEOPLE'S CHOICE HOME LOAN SECURITIES TRUST SERIES 2005-4, is the Defendant(s cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 29th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot No. 644 Block No. PLEASE SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT A LOT 644 EXHIBIT A A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH,R ANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART), FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4; THENCE RUN NORTH 90 DEGREES 00'00'' WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT A DISTANCE OF 102.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 09'06'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 524.97; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59'48'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 218.29 FEET; THENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 12'35'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 146.31 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 47'25'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 41.84 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 27'16'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 26.70 FEET; THENCE NORTH 0 DEGREES 32'44'' EAST DISTANCE OF 58.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 27'16'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 26.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 32'44'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 58.00 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 316 BLANCO COURT AVON PARK FLORIDA 33825 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 27th day of April, 2012, in Highlands County, Florida. BOB GERMAINE, as Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 13, 20, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11000920GCS FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. JOEL SUAREZ; MARILYN SUAREZ; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, et. al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 3, 2012, and entered in Case No. 11000920GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, is the Plaintiff and JOEL SUAREZ; MARILYN SUAREZ; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 are the Defendant(s Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on May 30, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: PARCEL A, LOT 1, LESS THE EAST 3.96 FEET THEREOF OF BLOCK B, ORANGE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS R ECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 55, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ALSO DESCRIBED AS THE SOUTH 129.25 FEET OF THE WEST 67.04 FEET OF BLOCK B, ACCORDING TO THE REPLAT OF ORANGE HEIGHTS, A S RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 129, 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 4th day of May, 2012. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk Dated this 4th day of May, 2012. Important In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (8632 your receipt of this (describe notice hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. May 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001209 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING L.P., Plaintiff, vs. J OHN ESTEVEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN ESTEVEZ; UNKNOWN TENANT(S OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 24th day of April, 2012, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001209 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING L.P. is the Plaintiff and JOHN ESTEVEZ, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN ESTEVEZ and UNKNOWN TENANT(S SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 24th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 11, BLOCK W, SPRING LAKE, VILLAGE III, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 54, 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 assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance r visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to ex-p lain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 24th day of April, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 6, 13, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000581 D IVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. JONATHAN BAILEY, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated May 03, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000581 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and JONATHAN BAILEY; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONATHAN BAILEY N/K/A ELAINE WILLIAMS; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 30th day of May, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 1, BLOCK 300, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 14, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9 AT PAGE 73, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 6504 COLMA AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33875 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on May 4, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11012844 COUNTRY-CONV B/C-R-jmyers-Team 2 F11012844 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. May 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-178 IN RE: ESTATE OF IRENE MARIE SCHOENER 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 IRENE MARIE SCHOENER, deceased, File Number PC 12-178, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was January 28, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $65,000.00 and the name and address of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Karen Rideout, as Trustee of the Irene M. Schoener Revocable Living Trust Dated December 11, 1990, as amended. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 13, 2012. Person Giving Notice: Karen Rideout 7367 Eagel Stone Blvd. Bedford Twp., Michigan 48144 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: John K. McClure Attorney for PetitionerF lorida Bar No. 286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 South Ridgewood Drive Sebring,FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: kelly@mllaw.net May 13, 20, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-09-001115 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. GERALD L. DUNCAN A/K/A GERALD DUNCAN; SYLVIA L. DUNCAN A/K/A SYLVIA DUNCAN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR TAYLOR, BEAN A ND WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 24th day of May, 2012, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County C ourthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: L OT 11, GRAN-LORE RANCHETTES FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 76, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 24th day of April, 2012. 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, (941 within two (2 notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 800-955-8770. C LERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 6, 13, 2012 1050Legals Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in t he dark. Y ou know what youre doing, but no one e lse does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876 DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? 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C M Y K CHECK YOUR AD Please 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 1100Announcements I NVITATION TO BID CITY OF SEBRING S EBRING, FLORIDA T he City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purc hasing Department for: ITB #12-016 301 NORTH MANGO ST.F IRE DEPARTMENT PARKING MODIFICATIONS S pecifications & General Terms and Conditions may be o btained from our website at: mysebring.com. or by cont acting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110, Fax 863-471-5168, or email: kirkzimmerman@myseb ring.com at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining d ocuments via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the document. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid n umber and name as to identify the enclosed bid. Bids m ust be delivered to the City Of Sebring Purchasing Office A ttn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no l ater than 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 24, 2012, of the official time clock in the purchasing office. Proposals received l ater than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids t hat are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, of any other type of delivery service. T he submitting firm will be required to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and ordinances of local, s tate and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, but not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government Equal Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804v isions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. & sect;287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in Fla. Stat. §287.134, et seq, as amended, regarding d iscrimination. T he Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or rej ect any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if an award is made, will be made to the most responsible b idder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB P urchasing Agent Sebring, Florida May 6, 13, 2012 I NVITATION TO BID CITY OF SEBRING SEBRING, FLORIDA The City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purc hasing Department for: ITB #12-015 345 WEST CENTER AVE. CITY PIER DREDGE HOLE FILLING PROJECT Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be o btained from our website at: mysebring.com. or by cont acting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110, F ax 863-471-5168, or email: kirkzimmerman@mysebring.com at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining d ocuments via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the d ocument. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name as to identify the enclosed bid. Bids must be delivered to the City Of Sebring Purchasing Office Attn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no later than 10:00 AM, Thursday, May 24, 2012, of the official time clock in the purchasing office. Proposals received l ater than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids t hat are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, of any other type of delivery service. The submitting firm will be required to comply with all app licable laws, regulations, rules and ordinances of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, but not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government E qual Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secr etary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804 visions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. & sect;287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in F la. Stat. §287.134, et seq, as amended, regarding discrimination. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if a n award is made, will be made to the most responsible b idder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. K irk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent S ebring, Florida M ay 6, 13, 2012PUBLIC NOTICE OF INTENTION TO APPLY TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS TO VACATE AN EASEMENT Notice is hereby given that the Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, upon petition of James & Darleen Patrick, will be on the 19th day of June, 2012, at 9:00 A.M., in the Board of County Commissioner's Meeting Room at 600 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, consider and determine whether the county will vacate the easement described below and renounce and disclaim any rights of the County and the public in and to the easement and land in connection therewith. The easement is described as: THE SOUTHWESTERLY 1.5 FEET OF THE DRAINAGE AND UTILITY EASEMENT ENCUMBERING THE NORTHEASTERLY 10.0 FEET OF LOT 33, BLOCK 60, PLACID LAKES, SECTION SIX, AS SHOWN ON THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 68 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Persons interested may appear and be heard at the time and place specified above. Any person who might wish to appeal any decision made by the Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, in public hearing or meeting is hereby advised that he will need a record of the p roceedings, and for such purpose, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which will include the testimony and evidence upon which such appeal is to be based. The Board of County Commissioners of Highlands County, Florida, does not discriminate upon the basis of any individual's disability status. This non-discriminatory policy involves every aspect of the Board's functions, including one's access to, participation, employment or treatment in its programs or activities. ``Anyone requiring reasonable accommodation as provided for in the Americans with Disabilities Act or Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, should contact Melissa Bruns, ADA Coordinator at: 863-402-6509 (Voice 863-402-6508 (TTY 711, or email: mbruns@hcbcc.org Requests for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting to permit coordination of the service.'' BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Chairman ATTEST: Robert W. Germaine, Clerk May 6, 13, 2012 1050L egalswww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012Page 5CDUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557

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C M Y K 1994 E150FORD CUSTOM VAN Half Back. All NEW tires, battery, radiator & many other parts. Cold A/C. Drive needs transmission adjustment. Asking $2800. Call 863-465-7278 9450Automotive for SaleFORD RANGEREDGE Pro Package. '04. 4 x 4. 4 Door. New Tires, Bed Liner. Good Shape. Cold A/C. A/M, F/M CD, MP3. $5500. 863-633-9232 9200Trucks 9000 T ransportation2006 HONDACRF 100F Dirt Bike, Excellent Condition. $900. Also, For Sale, ATV 4 Wheeler, Make Offer. Call 863-273-0665 or 863-382-0192 8400RecreationalVehicles 8000 Recreation NOTICEFlorida 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. KITTENS 1male & 1 female. 9 weeks. Free to good home. Litter trained. Call 863-381-8789 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING SAT.May 19th. 7 2pm. 4000 Lakeview Dr. Something for Everyone. LAKE PLACID.Moving Sale. Everything Must Go! May 11th & 12th 18th & 19th. 119 Martin St. 7 2pm. 7320Garage &Yard Sales GOLF CLUBWilson Tour pitching wedge blade. $15 Call 863-699-1119 CAR WAXBUFFER $15 Call 863-699-1119 7310Bargain BuysORGAN KAWAIDX Good Cond. W/bench & several Music Books. $500 obo. Call 863-655-9407. 7260MusicalMerchandiseTABLES -(21 Entertainment ctr. /$175 all in dark wood; Dinette table /leaf/4 chairs/ $150 light wood. Wrought iron white patio bench/$75. 863-202-0627 7180F urnitureEND TABLES(2 ble, Dining Room Table w/4 chairs, China Cabinet & Entertainment Center. $800 Call 863.-441-0688 7180Furniture 7000 Merchandise SEBRING COUNTRYESTATES 2/2/1 Screen Porch. A Modern Home w/new tile. Low electric bills. Appliances Incl. No pets or smoke. $725/mo. + deposit. 1 year lease. Call 863-381-3990 SEBRING 2/1Cedar Home w/covered Deck, Fairly new, end of street. Nice wooded area. $645/mo. + Security. 863-414-0942 SEBRING -Nice Immaculate 3/2/2. Lg. Single Family, Lg. Kitchen, New Appl., New Paint, Lg. Glass / Screen Porch, Mostly Tiled, Great View. No smokers. $875++. Incl. Lawncare. 863-773-3956 SEBRING -Large 4BR, 2BA, Living rm., Dining rm., Laundry rm., Mostly tiled floors throughout. Fenced yard. $750 Monthly. Lake Josephine Heights 8 63-446-1861 SEBRING -502 W Fairview Rd Spacious 3BR, 2BA, W/D hookup, Lg. Screened Porch, C/H/A. Very Nice & Clean / Great Location! No Pets. Rent Negotiable Includes Lawn Care. 863-465-9100 6300U nfurnished Houses 6300Unfurnished Houses BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING 2BR, 1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping, building 5 yrs. new. $595 Monthly. 863-446-1822 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! 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 SEBRING -1BR, 1BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. I ncludes water. $395/mo. C all Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsR ELAX ATLake Isis VillasLuxurious 1BR & 2BR Apartments. Clean & Quiet Setting. Call 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING -Large 1BR, 1BA, Nicely Furnished. $375 Monthly & $150 Deposit. Call 863-253-3696 6150FurnishedApartmentsSEBRING -Duplex / Cute 2BR / 1BA, Fenced Yard, New Energy Efficient A/C, Tile Floors, Indoor Laundry. Most Pets OK! $550 + $300 Security. 4909 Manatee Dr. 863-446-7274 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals55 +PARK Rent with option to buy. Many Mobiles to choose from. 2 BR, 1BA, Nice Fully furnished in Oakridge M.H.P $525 Mo. W/S/G, pickup & lawn care included. Call 863-385-1754 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent PALM HARBORVILLAGE Red Tag Sale Over 10 Stock Units Must Go New Homes Start at $39,900 800-622-2832 ext 210 LAKE ISTOKPOGAfurn. mobile, sleeps 3-4, bath/shower, 30' encl. porch, furn. Shed, 18' dock, 18' '04 center console Nautic Star, 90hp Johnson, Bimini top, low lot rent, $18,500, 863-385-8350. 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile HomesSUN 'NLAKES LARGE 3000 + sq. ft., 3BR/2BA, 2/C.G. $147,000 w/ 10% D own. OWNER FINANCING WITH LARGER DOWN, SELLING PRICE WILL GO DOWN TO $117,000. For detail brochure on financing Call 954-270-5242 Brokers Welcome. 4080H omes for SaleSebring 4000 R eal Estate 3000 F inancialSEACOAST SUPPLY Class B CDL driver to deliver building materials. Call 863-382-4566. DFW/EOE 2100H elp Wanted TEAM &SOLO DRIVERS. Immediate positions available! 48 CPM split for teams. 35 CPM for solo drivers. Drop & Hook available. No touch freight. Weekly pay + insurance. CDL-A w/1year OTR req'd. Food grade tank carrier. 800-877-2430. www.indianrivertransport.com SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Clerk needed to work in Sebring Location Cash handling experience A plus Fax Resumes to: 863-678-2170 ROYAL CAREof Avon Park is currently seeking a Nurse with experience in assessing resident and formulating their plan of care to be our MDS Coordinator. The successful applicant must be organized and detail oriented. Previous experience with MDS preferred. Computer experience is required. If you are interested you may apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd. Avon Park. 435-6674. DFWP, EOE. LPN -Needed in busy pediatric office in Sebring. Immediate opening. Qualifications: Must be certified with experience in phlebotomy and medical office experience, computer literate, capable of multi-tasking and possess good public relation skills. Excellent Benefits. Salary commensurate with experience. Fax resume to 863-471-9340 or email to c fmsonni@gmail.com LOCAL INSURANCEAgency is seeking a highly motivated 440 or 220 Agent. You will be responsible for sales and service on all Auto and Home policies. All candidates will be required to pass a background check, be reliable and professional, strong work ethic and strong customer service skills, ability to work with a team. Prior sales experience a plus. PLEASE SEND RESUME to johnsnyder@allstate.com or fax to 863-382-3293 LAKE PLACIDOptician needed for Busy Eye Clinic. FT/PT. No license needed. Fax Resume to: 863-465-6385 DIALYSIS EQUIPMENTTechnician need for an in-center dialysis clinic. Will consider training someone with a background in electronics and hydraulics. Fax Resume to 863-382-9242 Attn: Clark 2100H elp WantedCHILDCARE WORKERFor Nursery on Wednesday Nights & Special Occas ions. Must have experience, back ground check & CPR. Wage will be discussed at interview. Please contact Janet 863-655-0212 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mploymentLOST BLACKfemale Cat w/pink collar n ear Claradge Ave. Call Virginia 863-382-0491 or 863-3852909. Reward. 1200Lost & Found WANT NEW FURNITURE Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds 314-9876 Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Page 6CNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012www.newssun.comAT HOME PROFESSIONS 2X3 AD # 00019646AGERO 3X10.5 AD # 00019747 DUMMY 2012 MEMORIAL DAY PROCESS COLOR 3X10.5 AD #00019492AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00019399 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00019398 N ORTHGATE FURNITURE 1X3 AD # 00019570

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C M Y K SPORTS D SE CTION Inside This Section James named MVP . . .3D FTA May activities . . .5D News-Sun Sunday, May 13, 2012 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Josh Crouch had two doubles and pitched well Thursday, but it was his throw from center field that helped cinch Glissons win over Pool Paradise. Courtesy photo Through his hard work, multisport Sebring student athlete and EDGE Cheer Centers Josh Heflin earned his way on to the University of Florida Coed Cheer Team. Special to the News-SunSEBRING EDGE Cheer Centers Josh Heflin makes the University of Florida Coed Cheer Team Josh Heflin has been a Gator fan his whole life. He has experienced the excitement of watching the games from the stands. Now he has the opportunity of leading the excitement on the field. This past weekend, Heflin attended tryouts for the Gator Spirit Squad competing for a spot on the University of Florida Coed Cheerleading team for the 2012-2013 season. The three-day tryout process began on Friday and cuts were made throughout the weekend until the final announcements were made on Sunday evening. I was so nervous and excited all weekend, Heflin said. But, I felt confident because I went up there as prepared as I could be and just did my best. When they told me I made the team, it was one of the best moments of my life. He began preparing for that moment seven years ago when he joined EDGE Cheer Center in Sebring and began competing on their nationally ranked competition teams. He has been training on his stunting and tumbling skills and was able to impress the coaches with his abilities. Not that his making the team was a surprise to his current coach, Jenny Rowe, owner of the EDGE. Josh has always been a hard worker and when he puts his mind to something, he gets it done, she said. When he came to me this season and told me this was his goal, we contacted the coaching staff and immediately started preparing him. We are all extremely proud of his accomplishments. Getting kids into college and being able to continue their cheerleading careers is a huge goal for the EDGE. There are so many opportunities out there for these athletes and so many schools to choose from Rowe said. Depending on whether they are looking for competitive collegiate teams, coed or all-girl teams, small or large schools, if they want to cheer in college, we want to help get them there. Heflin and Rowe had made a deal earlier this year that if he made the team, she would have to come up and watch him at the games. I am not a Gator fan, Rowe stated. However, to get to see one of my athletes out on the field, I will happily put on Orange and Blue and cheer him on. From Purple and Black to Orange and Blue By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Those are the kind of games you love to play, Glissons head coach Ed Crouch said of his Dixie Boys (13-14-year old w in over Pool Paradise Thursday. Id be happy to play two games a week like that. Being on the winning end of things sure aids that feeling as the boys of Animal Supply got a bit of revengef or an equally thrilling loss to Pool Paradise earlier in the season. That was a great one, Paradise front man Dean Frazier said. Agreat pitchers duel that we took at the end. This one shaped up to be much the same as Josh Crouch for Glissons and Daniel Simons for Pool Paradise renewed their faceoff. Last game I think we struck them out 15 times and they struck us out like 14 times, Frazier said of the dominance shown by the two right-handers. It started out similarly with Simons working through the first two innings without a scratch and striking out two. C rouch struck out two in the first but the Pool boys drew first blood in the second when Alex Colon drew a oneo ut walk, stole second and came in on Michael Fords s ingle through the left side. F ord then stole second and advanced to third and then home, on wild pitches for a 20 tilt. But Glissons came right back, with Jacob Littrel taking a walk and one out later moving to third when Seth Cannadys rope to right ricocheted off the infield umpire for a single. Crouch then doubled to left to score Littrel and a sacrifice fly off Kyle Helms bat Glissons gives Pool Paradise a splash See DIXIE, Page 4D B y LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Publix saw an increase in their offense this week, after overcoming a previous loss Thursday night as they beat Sabre Electric 12-6 at the Max Long Recreational Complex. Publix took the early jump, seeing five runs in t he bottom of the second as David DeGenaro, Garrison Dick, Donte Carpenter and Andrew Cordoso crossed the plate, capped off by a two-run, in-the-park home run from Angel Ortega. P ublix starting pitcher DeGenaro warded off any scoring opportunities for Sabre for the first three innings of play as Luis Cervera battled back to keep his team alive. Later, in the third, Shaka Machado and Carpenter m anaged to add two more runs to the Publix lead, seeing the score at 7-0 as the E lectric company took their f ourth at-bat. This would be a key inning as Cervera, JJ Rooks and Josh Williams would take away some of Publixs insurance runs, turning it i nto a 7-3 game. P ublix was not going to let them off that easy, however. DeGenaro led off the bottom of the fourth with a walk and was scored on an overthrow that put Luis Lugo on second base. A lex Gomez took one for the team and later managed to make it home himself Publix bounces back See PUBLIX, Page 5D N ews-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN A ngel Ortega celebrates as he crosses home plate after his inside-the-park home run Thursday as Publix topped Sabre Electric. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida Community College student athletes continue to set records for their work inside the classroom. Panther softball player Morgan Huhn and baseball players Jared Hine and Sam Morgan have been named Academic All-Americans by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA In addition, 16 additional student athletes were recognized with all-conference or all-state academic honors. e are especially proud of our student athletes who achieved academic honors in our conference, in Florida, and as AllAmericans, said Dr. Norm Stephens, president, SFCC. Not only do our studentathletes make excellent grades, but they graduate on time, and they are involved in campus student life as well as many community service projects. Three different distinctions are awarded to these student athletes based on their cumulative grade point averages. The highest distinction, the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence, is for students with a 4.0 GPA or higher. The second distinction, the Award for Superior Academic Excellence, is for student athletes with a 3.8 4.0 GPA. The third distinction, the Exemplary Award for Academic Achievement, is for student athletes with a 3.6 3.8 GPA. The NJCAAAcademic All-Americans also must be of sophomore standing. Huhn, an outfielder from North Palm Beach, received the Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence, the NJCAAs top scholastic honor, after finishing the 2011-12 academic year with a 4.14 grade point average (GPA). She plans to continue her education at the University of Tampa. SFCC Sophomore Sam Morgan, an infielder from Valrico, also received NJCAAs Pinnacle Award for Academic Excellence and was the FCSAABill Tuten Award Recipient. The Bill Tuten Award is presented to the top student athlete for baseball in Florida. Morgan completed his second year at SFCC with a 4.0 grade point average and will continue his academic and athletic career at North Carolina State as an infielder. Hine, a sophomore pitcher from Valrico, closed out the school year with a 3.69 GPA. He received NJCAAs award for Exemplary Academic Achievement. He plans to further his education at the University of South Florida. This is a tremendous honor for these athletes; they are an outstanding representative of the phrase student athlete, SFCC athletic director and head baseball coach Rick Hitt said. To be selected from all the outstanding candidates in Florida, this award is truly a credit to their dedication in academics and athletics at SFCC. These athletes were also named to the Suncoast Conferences and the Florida College System Activities Associations (FCSAAic teams. Several other SFCC student athletes also were recognized by the Suncoast Conference and the FCSAA for their academic accomplishments. They are: Softball Amanda Byers: Suncoast Academic All-Conference Julie Deyoe: Suncoast Academic All-Conference and FCSAAAcademic AllState Panther athletes named Academic All-Americans See SFCC, Page 4D This is a tremendous honor for these athletes. RICKHITT SFCC athletic director By TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressM IAMI Combined, the players in the current Indiana starting lineup have a total of 90 playoff games between them. LeBron James and Dwyane Wade each by himself have more than that. S o if experience matters for anything in this MiamiIndiana matchup in the Eastern Conference semifinals, then advantage Heat, and in a big way. This is the first trip to the second round for the Pacers since 2005, and of their starters, only George Hill and David West have ever appeared in anything beyond a first-round matchup. I know theyre a very good team and I know they have a good inside and outside game and have a fewg uys who can get it going, Wade said Friday. For the g uys that they play, theyre all very talented and theyre v ery deep. The Heat say when they s ee the Pacers, they dont see an untried group. They see a team that won 42 games, something only San Antonio, Chicago, Oklahoma City and Miami topped in the regular season. Theyve earned it, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. A lot of teams have talked about circumstances and things that have happened during the course of the year, Heat have an edge on Pacers See HEAT, Page 5D

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C M Y K C itrus Golf DaySEBRING Highlands County Citrus Growers Association and Heartland National Bank present Citrus Golf Day 2012, slated for Thursday, June 7, at the Country Club of Sebring. The event will begin with a Noon lunch and check in, with a 1 p.m. shotgun start. Team cost of $300 includes greens fee for four players, lunch, post-tournament hors douevres, water, soft drinks and beer on the course. A lso, $50 gift certificates will be awarded to the winners of special events, including Long Drive and Closest to the Pin for A, B,C and D handicap players. Range balls and a participation prize raffle ticket will be included for all golfing participants. For additional information call 3858091.LP Chamber 5/10KLAKEPLACID The 2012 Lake Placid Chamber 5K/10K Run/Walk Team C hallenge will take place Saturday, May 19, beginning at 7 a.m. at the DeVane Circle Park. Early entry fees are $10 for students, $15 for team members and $20 for individuals fee the day of the race is $25. Register by May 4 to get a Dri-fit Tshirt. E ntering as a team can save on entry fee, as each member of a recognized organization or business team saves $5. T eams must consist of at least three members and may be mixed ages and genders. For more information, call Niki Gregor at 386-1300 or email ngregor@heartlandnb.com.SFCC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK The summer season is right around the corner, which means plenty of opportunities for aspiring area v olleyball players to sharpen their skills and learn some new things at the SFCC Summer Camps, lead by head coach Kim Crawford and members of the Lady Panther squad. Three indoor camps are going to be h eld, in addition to two sand volleyball camps. Four-day indoor camps will be offered Monday through Thursday, June 25-28, July 9-12 and July 30-Aug. 2. Each day, campers going into grades 68 will meet from 9 a.m.-Noon, campers going into grades 9-12 from 1-4 p.m., with all campers then enjoying open pool time from 4-4:45 p.m. C ost for the indoor camps are $100 per week, or $30 per daily session. O ut on the sand court, four-day camps will be offered Monday through Thursday, June 18-21 and July 16-19, with campers going into grades 6-12 meeting from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Cost for the sand camps is $60 per week or $20 per daily session. Individual, private sessions for indoor and sand are available year-round for $20 per hour. To register, go to www.southflorida.edu/athletics/volleyball click on volleyball camp and print out the Application Form. Mail the completed form, or bring to the Cashiers Office in Building B. For more information, call Coach Crawford at 835-2377 or email kim.crawford@southflorida.edu .Flag FootballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis conducting a sign up for The YMCA/Eagle Youth Flag Football League. Registrations are for ages 5-15 years of age. For questions call 382-9622.Football fundraisersSEBRING Sebring football will be hosting fundraisers each of the next two weekends. This coming Saturday, May 12, the Streaks will be holding a Watermelon Sale, along with Bake Sale and Car Wash at two locations at the Walgreens in south Sebring and at Eye Express on the north side of town. The event will go from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. with locally grown watermelons for sale, as well as baked goods and a host of hands to give the car a spring cleaning. On Friday, May 18, the second annual Firemen Spring BBQ will take place atF iremens Field from 4-6 p.m., with all p roceeds going to benefit Sebring football. For $8, diners have a choice of 1/3pound pulled pork sandwich or halfpound chicken, each coming with two sides. Customers can drive through or dine in and stay for the annual Blue and White g ame at 7 p.m. For tickets, contact Coach Scott at 2143880, or Coach Averitt at 381-4098.Sebring Cheer ClinicSEBRING The Blue Streak Cheerleaders will be hosting a cheer clinic from Monday through Thursday, June 11-14, in the Sebring High School gym. The clinic is open to children from age 4 through eighth grade and will meet each day from 3-5:30 p.m. There will be a different theme of crafts, fun and cheers each day and atten-d ees will be taught cheers and chants from the nationally ranked and four-time state champion Blue Streak squad. The clinic culminates with a Pep Rally a t 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, and attendees will also perform at a Sebring f ootball game. C ost is $50 before June 1, $60 after, and there are discounts for multiple family members $50 first child and $35 each additional member of same family. For more information, contact Wendy Cloud at cloudw@highlands.k12.fl.us .Sebring Pool HoursSEBRING The Sebring High School Pool will be open to the public beginning Tuesday, May 1, with availability Mondays through Thursdays from 6-7:30 p.m. and from 1-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Additional hours will be added once school is let out for the summer. Cost is $2 per swimmer, with family passes available at $50 for first member and $20 for each additional family member. Other activities at the pool include Water Aerobics, which begin Tuesday, May 8 and meet each Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Cost is $2 per class, though with a summer pool pass, the cost is trimmed to $1. Swimming lessons are also going to be offered throughout the summer. The first session runs from June 11-22, the second from June 25-July 6, the third from July 9-20 and the fourth from July 23-August 3. Cost is $50 for each two-week session. To register for swim lessons, come to the front office of Sebring High School beginning Monday, May 7, between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. The office secretaries will be able to sign you up. For more information or questions on all pool activities, call and leave a message for Ms. Pat Caton at 471-5500, ext. 229, or email catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us. FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7E ASTERN CONFERENCEPhiladelphia 4, Chicago 2 Chicago 103, Philadelphia 91 Philadelphia 109, Chicago 92 Philadelphia 79, Chicago 74 Philadelphia 89, Chicago 82 Tuesday: Chicago 77, Philadelphia 69 Thursday: Philadelphia 79, Chicago 78 Miami 4, New York 1 Miami 100, New York 67 Miami 104, New York 94 Miami 87, New York 70 New York 89, Miami 87 Wednesday: Miami 106, New York 94 Indiana 4, Orlando 1 Orlando 81, Indiana 77 Indiana 93, Orlando 78 Indiana 97, Orlando 74 Indiana 101, Orlando 99, OT Tuesday: Indiana 105, Orlando 87 Boston 4, Atlanta 2 Atlanta 83, Boston 74 Boston 87, Atlanta 80 Boston 90, Atlanta 84, OT Sunday: Boston 101, Atlanta 79 Tuesday: Atlanta 87, Boston 86 Thursday: Boston 83, Atlanta 80WESTERN CONFERENCESan Antonio 4, Utah 0 San Antonio 106, Utah 91 San Antonio 114, Utah 83 Saturday: San Antonio 102, Utah 90 Monday: San Antonio 87, Utah 81 Oklahoma City 4, Dallas 0 Oklahoma City 99, Dallas 98 Oklahoma City 102, Dallas 99 Oklahoma City 95, Dallas 79 Saturday: Oklahoma City 103, Dallas 97 L.A. Lakers 3, Denver 3 L.A. Lakers 103, Denver 88 L.A. Lakers 104, Denver 100 Denver 99, L.A. Lakers 84 L.A. Lakers 92, Denver 88 Tuesday: Denver 102, L.A. Lakers 99 Thursday: Denver 113, L.A. Lakers 96 Saturday, May 12: Denver at L.A. Lakers, late L.A. Clippers 3, Memphis 3 L.A. Clippers 99, Memphis 98 Memphis 105, L.A. Clippers 98 L.A. Clippers 87, Memphis 86 L.A. Clippers 101, Memphis 97, OT Wednesday: Memphis 92, L.A. Clippers 80 Friday: Memphis 90, L.A. Clippers 88 x-Sunday, May 13: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBD CONFERENCE SEMIFINALSE ASTERN CONFERENCEPhiladelphia vs. Boston Saturday: Philadelphia at Boston, late Monday, May 14: Philadelphia at Boston, 7 p.m Wednesday, May 16: Boston at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Friday, May 18: Boston at Philadelphia, TBD x-Monday, May 21: Philadelphia at Boston, TBD x-Wednesday, May 23: Boston at Philadelphia, TBD x-Saturday, May 26: Philadelphia at Boston, TBD Indiana vs. Miami Sunday: Indiana at Miami, 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 15: Indiana at Miami, 7 p.m. Thursday, May 17: Miami at Indiana, TBD Sunday, May 20: Miami at Indiana, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, May 22: Indiana at Miami, TBD x-Thursday, May 24: Miami at Indiana, TBD x-Saturday, May 26: Indiana at Miami, TBD CONFERENCE SEMIFINALSEASTERN CONFERENCEN.Y. Rangers 3, Washington 3 NY Rangers 3, Washington 1 Washington 3, NY Rangers 2 NY Rangers 2, Washington 1, 3OT Washington 3, NY Rangers 2 NY Rangers 3, Washington 2, OT Wednesday: Washington 2, NY Rangers 1 Saturday: Washington at NY Rangers, late New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 1 Philadelphia 4, New Jersey 3, OT New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 1 New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 3, OT Sunday: New Jersey 4, Philadelphia 2 Tuesday: New Jersey 3, Philadelphia 1WESTERN CONFERENCEPhoenix 4, Nashville 1 Phoenix 4, Nashville 3, OT Phoenix 5, Nashville 3 Nashville 2, Phoenix 0 Phoenix 1, Nashville 0 Monday: Phoenix 2, Nashville 1 Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 0 Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 1 Los Angeles 5, St. Louis 2 Los Angeles 4, St. Louis 2 Sunday: Los Angeles 3, St. Louis 1 CONFERENCE FINALSEASTERN CONFERENCEMonday: New Jersey at NY Rangers or Washington at New Jersey, 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 16: New Jersey at NY Rangers or Washington at New Jersey, 8 p.m. Rest of schedule: TBAWESTERN CONFERENCEPhoenix vs. Los Angeles Sunday: Los Angeles at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 15: Los Angeles at Phoenix, 9 p.m. Rest of schedule: TBAAMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Baltimore2112.636 Tampa Bay2013.6061 New York1814.563212Toronto1815.5453 Boston1319.406712Central Division WLPctGB Cleveland1814.563 Detroit1616.5002 Chicago1617.485212Kansas City1120.355612Minnesota923.2819 West Division WLPctGB Texas2211.667 Oakland1716.5155 Seattle1519.441712Los Angeles1419.4248 ___ Thursdays Games Baltimore 6, Texas 5, 1st game N.Y. Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 3 Cleveland 8, Boston 3 Texas 7, Baltimore 3, 2nd game Toronto 6, Minnesota 2 Detroit 10, Oakland 6 Fridays Games N.Y. Yankees 6, Seattle 2 Baltimore 4, Tampa Bay 3 Boston 7, Cleveland 5 Texas 10, L.A. Angels 3 Chicago White Sox 5, Kansas City 0 Minnesota 7, Toronto 6 Oakland 11, Detroit 4 Saturdays Games L.A. Angels at Texas, late Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, late Tampa Bay at Baltimore, late Cleveland at Boston, late Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, late Toronto at Minnesota, late Detroit at Oakland, late Sundays Games Seattle at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Cleveland at Boston, 1:35 p.m. Tampa Bay at Baltimore, 1:35 p.m. Kansas City at Chicago White Sox, 2:10 p.m. Toronto at Minnesota, 2:10 p.m. Detroit at Oakland, 4:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Texas, 8:05 p.m.LEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Hamilton, TEX1182948.407 Jeter, NYY1372351.372 Sweeney, BOS1021036.353 Ortiz, BOS1252244.352 Konerko, CHW1171639.333 Cabrera, CLE1051835.333 HOME RUNS Hamilton, TEX17 Dunn, CHW11 Encarnacion, TOR11 Granderson, NYY11 Jones, BAL10 Reddick, OAK8 Hardy, BAL8 RUNS BATTED IN Hamilton, TEX40 Encarnacion, TOR29 Cabrera, DET27 Dunn, CHW26 Swisher, NYY24 Ortiz, BOS23 Butler, KC23 WON-LOST Sabathia, NYY5-0 Weaver, LAA5-0 Lowe, CLE5-1 Darvish, TEX5-1 Shields, TB5-1 STRIKEOUTS Hernandez, SEA58 Sabathia, NYY53 Darvish, TEX51 Verlander, DET48 Weaver, LAA47NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington2012.625 Atlanta2013.60612New York1814.5632 Miami1715.5313 Philadelphia1518.455512Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis2012.625 Cincinnati1615.516312Houston1517.4695 Milwaukee1418.4386 Pittsburgh1418.4386 Chicago1319.4067 West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles2111.656 San Francisco1517.4696 Arizona1518.455612Colorado1318.419712San Diego1122.3331012___ Thursdays Games Washington 4, Pittsburgh 2 Fridays Games Houston 1, Pittsburgh 0 Philadelphia 7, San Diego 3 Miami 6, N.Y. Mets 5 Washington 7, Cincinnati 3 Milwaukee 8, Chicago Cubs 7, 13 innings Atlanta 9, St. Louis 7, 12 innings Arizona 5, San Francisco 1 L.A. Dodgers 7, Colorado 3 Saturdays Games Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, late N.Y. Mets at Miami, late Houston at Pittsburgh, late San Diego at Philadelphia, late Washington at Cincinnati, late Atlanta at St. Louis, late San Francisco at Arizona, late Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, late Sundays Games N.Y. Mets at Miami, 1:10 p.m. Washington at Cincinnati, 1:10 p.m. Houston at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m. San Diego at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. Atlanta at St. Louis, 2:15 p.m. Colorado at L.A. Dodgers, 4:05 p.m. San Francisco at Arizona, 4:10 p.m.LEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Wright, NYM1062141.387 Jay, STL931735.376 Kemp, LAD1122942.375 Furcal, STL1272446.362 LaHair, CHC921433.359 HOME RUNS Kemp, LAD12 Beltran, STL12 Bruce, CIN10 Braun, MIL10 LaHair, CHC8 6 tied with 7 RUNS BATTED IN Ethier, LAD32 Beltran, STL31 Freeman, ATL27 Kemp, LAD27 Freese, STL26 Gonzalez, COL26 WON-LOST Lynn, STL6-0 Capuano, LAD5-0 Lohse, STL5-1 Bumgarner, S-F5-2 Nolasco, MIA4-0 Cueto, CIN4-0 Lilly, LAD4-0 Cishek, MIA4-0 STRIKEOUTS Strasburg, WAS51 Gonzalez, WAS50 Greinke, MIL46 A. Sanchez, MIA46 Worley, PHL45BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESSelected the contract of LHP Dana Eveland from Norfolk (IL Lindstrom on the 15-day DL. Designated INF Zelous Wheeler for assignment. BOSTON RED SOXAcquired OF Scott Podsednik from the Philadelphia Phillies for cash considerations. National League COLORADO ROCKIESActivated LHP Josh Outman from the 15-day DL. Optioned LHP Drew Pomeranz to Colorado Springs (PCL SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD M M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . T ampa Bay at Baltimore . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 2 2 p p . m m . C hicago Cubs at Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 2 2 p p . m m . A tlanta at St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 8 8 p p . m m . L.A. Angels at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Chicago Cubs at St. Louis . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . Detroit at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 7 7 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Toronto . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N N N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . L.A. Clippers at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Indiana at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C CM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Philadelphia at Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . I ndiana at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TS S O O C C C C E E R R S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 9 9 : : 5 5 5 5 a a . m m . E nglish Premier League, Teams TBA . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 1 1 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . MLS N.Y. Red Bulls at Philadelphia . . E E S S P P N N 2 2Times, games, channels all subject to change A A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 5 5 p p . m m . Lucas Oil Off-Road Racing. . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 5 5 p p . m m . ALMS Monterey . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2G G O O L L F F S SU U N N D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n PGA The Players Championship . . . . . G G O O L L F F 2 2 p p . m m . 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C M Y K By TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressMIAMI LeBron James loves telling the story about his first MVPaward. In Jamesfirst season of organized basketball, he was the best player on an undefeated team, but everyone on the roster got an MVPtrophy from coach Frank Walker Sr. Right then and there, I knew that this is what I wanted to do, James said Friday. On Saturday, the Miami H eat forward was set to get a nother MVPaward one that puts him on a list alongside seven of the games absolute greats. Aperson familiar with the decision told The Associated Press that James will be announced as the winner of t he NBAs top individual honor, and that hell be formally presented the trophy by Commissioner David Stern on Sunday afternoon before Miami faces Indiana in Game1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series. James is winning the award for the third time in four seasons. Only Kareem AbdulJabbar, Michael Jordan, BillR ussell, Wilt Chamberlain, Larry Bird, Magic Johnson and Moses Malone have won at least that many MVPtro-p hies. Abdul-Jabbar won six t imes, Jordan and Russell five times each, Chamberlain f our times. After this weekend, theyll b e the only players with more than James. I think LeBron is an MVP candidate every year Boston Celtics coach Doc Rivers said last month. Its just who he is. He only does everything. So I dont know what more you can ask from him. LeBron, to me, is the favorite every year. The years he doesnt win it, itll usually be because people are just tired of voting for him. Statistically, if you go allaround game, I dont know how you dont vote for him every year James said last week that while another MVPaward would be amazing and would be humbling, its not what drives him. In his ninth season, James still has not won an NBAtitle and its clear that, although he wanted to reclaim the MVPtrophy, winning a championship is far and away his top basketball priority. I think hes probably as committed as hes ever been in his career, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said this week, asked to summarize James season. And hes always been committed. ... We all respond to his energy on the court. Anews conference was scheduled to take place on the court at AmericanAirlines Arena after Saturdays Heat practice. James averaged 27.1 points, 7.9 rebounds and 6.2 assists making him only the fourth player with those totals in at least two seasons, according to STATS LLC, joining Oscar Robertson (five times), John Havlicek (twice) and Bird (twice Add James53 percent shooting and 1.9 steals per game into the mix, and the club gets even more exclusive. Only Jordan had a season with numbers exceeding what James did this season in those categories 1988-89, when he averaged 32.5p oints, eight rebounds, eight assists and 2.9 steals on 54 percent shooting. And Jordan wasnt even t he MVPthat year, the trophy going to Johnson instead. V oting results will be announced Saturday as well. O klahoma Citys Kevin Durant was widely expected t o be Jamestop competition for the MVP, after winning the NBAscoring title for a third straight season. Chris Paul of the Los Angeles Clippers, Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Tony Parker of the San Antonio Spurs also had seasons that generated some MVPbuzz. Jamesteammates also lobbied for him to be defensive player of the year this season, noting that probably no one else in the league routinely plays four positions on offense while sometimes being asked to guard anyone from a point guard to a center on defense. James was fourth in that balloting. LeBron has been unbelievable, Heat guard Dwyane Wade told The AP before the playoffs. Hes done it at both ends, every night, offensively and defensively Last seasons MVP, Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls, appeared in only 39 of 66 regular-season games this season because of a variety of injuries. His season ended in Game 1 of the Bullsfirst-round series against Philadelphia, when he tore a knee ligament. Many in the Heat organization thought James should have won the award a year ago as well, when he dealt with constant fallout from The Decision to leave the Cleveland Cavaliers as a free agent and sign with Miami, where he, Wade and Chris B osh formed a Big Three that has been celebrated at home and reviled in just a bout every other NBAarena. James has said he played m ore out of anger and to silence criticism than anyt hing else last season. So this season, his mindset changed, with him trying to revert to old ways, first as a superstar-in-waiting at St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in his hometown of Akron, Ohio, then during his seven seasons with the Cavaliers. It apparently worked. I wanted to get back to who I was as a person, James said. Its the first time that the Heat will be hosting an MVP celebration. Shaquille ONeal won his only MVPaward before coming to Miami, and James won the 2009 and 2010 trophies with the Cavaliers receiving 225 of a possible 244 first-place votes in those seasons. The NBAMVPtrophy is named for Maurice Podoloff, the leagues first commissioner. Heat assistant coach Bob McAdoo won the award once, for the Buffalo Braves in 1975. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012Page 3D HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports may ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 3 3 9 9 6 6 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; may ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 5 5 7 7 1 1 AP Source: James wins 3rd NBA MVP award MCTphoto LeBron James picked up his third NBA MVP Saturday.

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C M Y K Page 4DNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012w ww.newssun.com C ITY OF AVON PARK; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 5/6,13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 5 5 2 2 0 0 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 5/6,13,20,27; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 5 5 6 6 7 7 evened it at 2-apiece. It stayed there until the bottom of the fourth when Pool Paradise stretched Crouch to his limit. Colon and Ford each singled to start the inning and Rowdy Sebring walked to load the bases with nobody out. Crouch struck out the next two batters, but a wild pitch during Jordan Austins at bat brought Colon in, and A ustin worked a walk to reload the bases. In the midst of this, Crouch reached his 80-pitch limit for the day and Cannady came on in relief. Still trying to get his command, another wild pitch brought Ford home and it was a 4-2 lead, before Cannady closed the inning with a strike out. Simons was also done for the night after the fourth, with Trey Frazier coming on just in time to see the heavy hitters in Glissonsline-up. With one out, Cannady belted one over the centerfield fence to make it 4-3 and Crouch doubled to right-center to put the tying run on. Helms reached on an error that sent Crouch home anda nother error on a Rey Moro bunt brought Helms all the way around and moved Moro to second. O ne out later, it was a Gunn single bringing Moro i n for a 6-4 lead. T he boys of Paradise werent going to hang their heads, however, and answered right back in the bottom of the fifth. Jimmy Peck blasted a double to deep right center and scored one out later when Colon reached on an error. Ford then followed with another RBI hit, this a double, to tie it up again at 6-6. With the time limit of 8 p.m. beginning to loom, the sixth inning would be the final one this night, and Glissons went right to work. With one out, D.J. McPhail reached and was b rought home by Cannady. An infield single and a hit b y pitch loaded the bases, but an attempted bunt was alertly grabbed and flipped home by Frazier for the force, and Trey then struck out the next batter to keep Pool Paradise within striking distance. That distance grew ever c loser when the fleet-footed Austin reached on a one-out single. H e soon stole second and when the ball sailed into center, the coaches yelled for him to keep going. With Austin flying toward t hird, Crouch retrieved the overthrow in short center and fired a strike to Gunn,w ho made the grab and dropped his glove down for the tag, narrowly nabbing the runner for the second out. C annady then finished the job with a strike out to end it. Both these teams have the big bats at the top of the order, and theyre going to get theirs, coach Crouch said. But its the guys at the bottom of the order who stepped up and did some key things. And this was a good g ame for some of our less experienced players as were really just trying to continue to improve for tournament time. Both teams are back in action Monday, with Pool Paradise at home to face Sabre Electric from Avon Park and Glissons traveling to the Durrah Mart in Complex to square off with DevTech. Continued from 1D News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Above: Seth Cannady glides in to make this catch and a dded a home run in Thursdays win for Glissons. Below: Daniel Simons follows through and though he didnt have his usual command, battled through four innings Thursday. It wasnt quite enough, however, to hold back Glissons. Dixie win goes to Glissons Morgan Huhn: Suncoast Academic All-Conference and FCSAAAcademic AllState Samantha Peach: Suncoast Academic All-Conference and FCSAAAcademic AllState Taylor Upchurch: Suncoast Academic All-Conferencea nd FCSAAAcademic AllState Volleyball Desirae Burris: Suncoast A cademic All-Conference Caitlin Carlander: S uncoast Academic AllC onference and FCSAA Academic All-State Shelby Flint: Suncoast Academic All-Conference Samantha Klemp: Suncoast Academic AllConference Khaleesha Williams: Suncoast Academic AllConference Baseball Tyler Anderson: Suncoast Academic All-Conference and FCSAAAcademic AllState Jared Hine: Academic AllConference and FCSAA Academic All-State Evan Lewis: Suncoast Academic All-Conference J ustin Machado: Suncoast Academic All-Conference Travis McPherson: Suncoast Academic All-C onference and FCSAA Academic All-State S am Morgan: Suncoast Academic All-Conference a nd FCSAAAcademic AllState A dam Quiles: Suncoast Academic All-Conference and FCSAAAcademic AllState David Samperi: Suncoast Academic All-Conference and FCSAAAcademic AllState. Continued from 1D News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Lake Placid native David Samperi was one of several SFCC student-athletes to be honored academically as he was named Suncoast Academic All-Conference and FCSAA A cademic All-State. SFCC student-athletes honored academically

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunThe Florida Trail Association Heartland Chapter has a slew of activities on tap for the month of May to enjoy the wonders of nature throughout the area. Date: Sunday, May 13 Activity: Hiking Trail Maintenance (come for the day or camp (primitive overnight) Location: Green Swamp, Lakeland, FLMeet at Rock Ridge Rd. gate. Directions: From US-98 in north Lakeland turn east on Rock Ridge Rd., at fork bear left and continue 4.2 miles to gate on your left. From SR-33 in Polk City travel north, turn left (west on Dean Still Rd., turn left on Rock Ridge Rd., after 2 or 3 miles gate will be on your right. Bring water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection, and camping gear if camping. Contact: Bob Yost at 6445448 or bobalinks3@yahoo.com for meet-up time and other information. Date: Saturday, May 19 Activity: Trail Maintenance Location: National Scenic Trail at Boney Marsh, Bluff Hammock Rd., Lorida, FL (just south of Sebring Bring water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. Contact: RSVPDavid Waldrop at 605-3587 for meet-up time and other details. Date: Sunday, May 20 Activity: Nature Walk Location: Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Description: Approx. 3 mile walk to view birds and other wildlife at this scenic wildlife preserve which is home to an oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood s wamp and lake shore, a tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or lplum@verizon.net. for meet-up time and other details. Date: Friday Sunday, May 25-27 Activity: Memorial Weekend Camping Trip, Kayaking, Bike Ride, and Potluck Dinner Location: Hillsborough River State Park Directions: 9 miles north of Tampa and 6 miles south of Zephyrhills on US Highway 301. From 1-75, take the Fowler Ave. exit #265 east to Hwy. 301, travel north for 9 miles, and the park will be on your left-hand side. Description: Come to camp; or come for kayaking on Sunday or bicycling on Saturday, as day trips. Contacts: RSVPCamping site #, Bicycling on Saturday, and Pot Luck Dinner to Maureen Jones at 293-5036o r mjones206@tampabay.rr.co m meet-up time and other information. RSVP Kayaking: Eileen Valachovic at 956-2145 for meet-up timea nd other information. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, May 13, 2012Page 5D DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 5/13/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9 9 7 7 4 4 4 4 Florida Trail Association Heartland Chapter May Activities before a pitching change for Sabre Electric. Dick then laid down a bunt to score one run and to put himself on base as well tol ater advance to scoring posit ion. Carpenter may not have made it to first, but he was able to occupy the Sabre Electric defense long enough for Dick to cross the plate. Adrian DomesRBI blooper would find a gap in the infield to score Cordoso for the final Publix run of the inning. These events equaled to a lead of 12-3 for Publix as Sabre Electric sent players into the batters box into for the top of the fifth. The Sabre Electric offense was not finished just yet, and would respond with two more runs this inning one from Anthony Vela and another from Jeremy Helms. Hunter Warren would add one more run for Sabre Electric in the top of the sixth to make the score 12-6, but given the home-team advantage Publix need not take their last at-bat to finalize the score. Publix will go on to play next Tuesday against Glissons with the confiden ce of a win on their shoulders, especially helpful after a rough start to the week. The boys regrouped and came to play ball today, said head coach Israel Gomez. I told the kids, Youve got to come out here and take advantage of every single opportunity that you can and they did. Thats another tough team; I told the boys to stay positive and just be disciplined and play ball. Somebodys got to win ands omebodys got to lose, w eve just got to do our best. Continued from 1D News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Andrew Cordoso beats out this throw to first in Publix Dixie win Thursday night. Publix gets Dixie win right or wrong. The Pacers earned it. They were the third-best team in the East at the end of the day, fourthbest road record and the fifthbest record in the league. So d espite all the different story lines, they earned that right. Game 1 of the best-ofseven is Sunday in Miami. The Pacers got off the first shots of this series Thursday, w ith coach Frank Vogel a ccusing Miami of manipulating games by flopping the biggest flopping team in the NBA, was his claim when taking charges and forward Danny Granger brist ling over the notion that I ndiana would be considered an underdog against the reigning East champs. On Friday, the Heat hit the practice floor for the first time since ousting New York from the first round, opting not to add much to the verbal jousting. Im speechless, Heat forward Udonis Haslem said when told what Vogel said, insisting he was unaware of ita ll before being told by reporters. Hes entitled to his opinion. Acharge is a charge. I take mine. ... Ift hats the way he feels, thats the way he feels. Thats not g oing to change how we play the game. I f the Heat were upset by it a ll, they hid it nicely. And Vogel knows that come Sunday, if his team plays like an inexperienced bunch, the perception of flopping might be the least of his concerns. I think the biggest point of emphasis is probably our offensive execution, Vogel said. Their greatest strength offensively is getting in transition. If we are poor execut-i ng our offense and we turn the ball over a lot, or get bad shots, or take bad shots at the rim and allow them to blocks hots, all that stuff triggers their transition game. If we a llow them to get out in transition, were going to really s truggle to guard them. O nly one player on Indianas current roster not including Jeff Foster, whos still technically listed but retired in March because of back problems has appeared in more than 30 playoff games, and thats reserve guard Leandro Barbosa, who has been in 69 postseason contests, 64 of those coming during his time with the Phoenix Suns. N ext most: West has been in 29. t underestimate the experience that some of those players have that are playing b ig roles for them right now Spoelstra said. The young group that earned their o pportunity last year and played well in that first round against Chicago, its gone a little bit under the radar that theyve done a very good job of building that team. Vogel went eight-deep for the most part against Orlando in the first round, and those eight players have a total of 2,062 points in their postseason careers, Barbosa leading the way with 686. James has scored 2,717 playoff points. Wade has2 ,356. All the Pacers who may play in this series, combined, have 2,392. I t all might make for some interesting numbers for statstudiers, but probably isnt w orth much more than that, Heat forward Shane Batti e r said. As proof, he merely pointe d to the series out West between the Los Angeles Lakers and Denver Nuggets where one side seemed toh ave a decided edge in experience, and that matchup is going the distance anyway. Look at the Lakers series, Battier said. They trump the Nuggetsexperience. The Nuggets dont know any better. Theyre just going out and playing andn ow the Lakers have their hands full in a Game 7 scenario. So its tough to paint itw ith a broad brushstroke. C ontinued from 1D Heat have experience edge on Pacers in playoffs

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