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Title: The news-sun
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Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
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Publication Date: 06-03-2012
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C M Y K NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, June 3, 2012 www.newssun.com Volume 93/Number 70 | 75 cents www.newssun .com HighLow 93 69Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Mostly sunny and mostly hot, too Forecast Question: Are you planning for an active hurricane season this year? Next question: Would more tax money spent on promoting arts and culture be beneficial to Highlands County? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries George Manning Age 88, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 48.5% No 51.5% 099099401007 T otal votes: 66 Arts & Entertainment7B Books 9B Business 8A Chalk Talk 5B Classifieds 9A Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby 11B Editorial & Opinion4A Horoscope 11B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times 11B Pause & Consider11B Places to Worship7B 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 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 7 7 Courtesy photo Beside the Still Waters, a piece by Heartland Cultural Alliance artist Peter Powell Roberts, has sold to an Illinois couple for a record setting price. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING The Heartland Cultural Alliance announced this week that an original painting by Peter Powell Roberts sold for $10,000. When people in Highlands County learn that HCAsold a painting for $10,000 their reaction hovers around shock and awe. It is newsworthy. His is in sharp contrast to art and culture based communities and large population centers where it is business as usual, said HCA President Fred Leavitt, who announced the sale in a press release on Wednesday. It was the most ever paid for a piece sold by an HCAartist. Roberts, 86, is a resident of Highlands County, and formerly the head of the Ringling Collage of Art in Sarasota where he served for 23 years. The painting, Beside the Still Waters, is a 24-by-33inch, oil on wood painting with the image wrapping around a 2-inch thick, museum-style, box frame. According to Leavitt, the painting was purchased by Local artists work sells for record-setting price By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING A2-yearold drowned in a swimming pool Friday morning in the Golf Hammock subdivision, according to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office Acall to central dispatch was received around 9:15 a.m. prompting emergency personnel to visit the scene. A2-year-old had fallen into the pool at a residence and was transported to Florida Hospital. According the HCSO press release, hospital emergency room personnel were unsuccessful in resuscitating the toddler. Sheriff Susan Benton issued a statement Friday regarding the incident. This is a tragic situation and our deputies and victim advocates will assist this family in any way possible, Benton said. Benton encourages everyone to review pool and swimming safety tips as summertime approaches in order to prevent drowning. 2-year-old drowns in pool in Sebring R R e e a a d d y y o o r r n n o o t t , h h e e r r e e w w e e c c o o m m e e By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEYchristopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING School Superintendent Wally Cox warned members of the school board at a recent meeting that the district is seeing an increase in the number of pre-kindergarten children in need of special education. In particular, the number of children diagnosed as autistic has risen. The district, for example, is adding two more ESE pre-K classes (for 3and 4-year-olds) in the 2012-13 school year one in Avon Park, one in Lake Placid. ESE classes typically have 10 students, an ESE teacher and a trained paraprofessional. I dont know why (the numbers are increasing), said Pat Landress, director of student support services. There is a program called Early Steps which is designed to catch children early, between birth and 3 years. This includes referrals from doctors. It may just be that we are more aware. According to the Number of special needs students rising By The Numbers1Number of ESE teachers in 197229Number of ESE teachers now1,545Number of ESE students today, not counting gifted See PAINTING, page 5A See ESE, page 3A A look at the pests and ways to beat their bite PAGE12B A good startAPs Reeves has quite a freshman season SPORTS, 1B Naked man jailedW as high on K2, police report says PAGE3AThanksDisler honored for service PAGE2A By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comGraduates poured into the Highlands County Fair Convention Center and South Florida Community College auditorium Friday and Saturday to the time-honored notes of Pomp and Circumstance. Avon Park High Schools graduation was held Friday night also at the SFCC auditorium. Class President Benjamin Auyang gave the students and the crowd a riveting speech on the classs history throughout the year. I was so nervous about that speech, said Auyang. The guests however loved it. APHS had a total of 180 graduates Friday evening, 28 of which were honor graduates. Auyang and the rest of his fellow classmates enjoyed their Project Graduation following Friday nights ceremony. It was great. You will always talk to your close friends, but you wont really talk to others after graduation. It gave us an opportunity to say good-bye to a lot of people, Auyang said. 2012 grads receive nearly 700 diplomas News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Keaundra Bowens celebrates as she receives her diploma Saturday during Sebring High Schools 2012 graduation ceremony. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Everett Icao won both the Bailey Medal and the Fitzgerald Award on Saturday during the Lake Placid High School graduation at South Florida Community College. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Heidy Irizzary and Kyle Jahna recite the pledge Friday evening before Avon Park High Schools commencement exercises at South Florida Community College. See GRADUATES, page 7A

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C M Y K By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID After decades full of students, teachers and all that comes along with them,Lake Placid Elementary School Principal Carole Disler will say farewell to the job shes had for so long. Disler announced at the beginning of the school year that this would indeed be her last year as an administrator and that she was planning to retire. Thursday afternoon was filled with colleagues, friends and family of Disler who wanted to share memories and bid farewell to the administrator during her retirement party. When I announced this at the beginning of the year I thought Ok. How am I going to do this?,Disler said to the full room. As she continued on, Disler said she still hasnt grasped how she will manage to be away from the career shes held for the past nine years but thinks she will be OK. Disler arrived in Highlands County in 1986, working for several years as an elementary teacher. Ive taught Pre-K, kindergarten,first grade and f ifth grade,Disler said. Disler arrived at LPE in 1995. After excelling in the classroom,Disler was hired as the assistant principal at LPE and served as an administrator for eight years. In 2003,Disler was promoted to principal where she has continued to shine for nearly a decade. As Disler prepares to leave the education world this summer,she has made plans to stay involved with the school e ven after her job duties have ended. I technically dont retire until July 31. During the summer I plan to help whoever will be replacing me up until then,Disler said. Disler,of course,will miss students and the faculty shes grown so close to over the years of course. I will miss my staff. This whole staff has become my family.Theyre my second family ... Ill miss the community support. This community is so involved in the school. Its just a great community. People in Lake Placid still know each other and care about each other, Disler said. Disler wont just be sitting around after retirement kicks in; shes got many things planned for her Page 2ANews-SunSunday, June 3, 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; above lottery workers comp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 9 9 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery social security; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 May 30 4619202848x:2Next jackpot $5 millionMay 26 152330484952x:4 May 23 569233041x:4 June 1 919232629 May 31 13212433 May 30 513212731 May 29 25203233 June 1 (n) 3115 June 1 (d) 0704 May 31 (n) 2521 May 31 (d) 7736 June 1(n) 808 June 1 (d) 473 May 31(n) 697 May 31 (d) 673 June 1 7916214 May 29 2135394315 May 25 823252615 May 22 320323519 May 30 910245256 PB: 14Next jackpot $164 millionMay 26 1314414959 PB: 14 May 23 47265359 PB: 32 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d) is the daytime drawing,(n) is the nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center A list of hurricane shelters that was printed in the Hurricane Preparation Guide distributed May 27 contained some misinformation. The Bert J. Harris Jr. Agriculture Center is wind compliant,as is a recently built wing of the Lake Placid High School. The complete and correct list of shelters will be reprinted in the News-Sun should the need arise during the 2012 Hurricane Season. The News-Sun appreciates the opportunity to set the record straight. Correction Brantley to speak at chamber lunchLAKE PLACID The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Membership Luncheon will be held at noonWednesday,June 13 at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge. Bill Brantley, District 4 member of The School Board of H ighlands County,will be the presenter. He will give an update on school board items. Reserve a place at the chamber on or beforeJune 8 by email at c hamber@lpfla.com or c all 465-4331. It is i mportant that there is a c onfirmation of attendance so sufficient food and seating are available. Cost is $8 per person. Superintendent candidates to speakSEBRING Three candidates for the S uperintendent of S chools election will s peak to the Highlands Tea Party on Tuesday. T he meeting at Homers Buffet in Sebring Square b egins with a 5:30 p.m. b uffet. The meeting starts a t6p.m. Rebecca Fleck,Roberta Peck and William Pep H utchinson will address the members. Call 699-0743 for details.First Aid, CPR classes offered in JuneLAKE PLACID The n ext First Aid class will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, and the next CPR class will be at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday,June 12 at the L ake Placid Police Department,8 N. Oak A ve.Scribblers and Scribes to meet WednesdaySEBRING The Florida Writers Association Group, Sebring Scribblers and Scribes,will conduct its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Beef O Bradys in Sebring. Come early for dinner. The public is invited. Membership in FWA is not required. The October conference will be discussed and applications are available. Contact Barbara Beswick at 4029181.SFCC offers Safe Driving Accident Prevention ProgramSouth Florida Community Colleges Community Education Department is offering a series of Safe Driving Accident Prevention Program (SDAPP) courses for drivers who have received a traffic citation, were court ordered to attend,or were involved in a traffic accident and issued a ticket. The four-hour courses will be held from 5:309:30 p.m. Wednesday at the SFCC DeSoto Campus,2252 N.E. Turner Ave.,Arcadia; from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday,June 16 at the SFCC Highlands Campus,600 W.College Drive,Avon Park; and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday,June 23 at the SFCC Hardee Campus,2968 U.S. 17 N, Bowling Green. COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A Summer is upon us and beaches come to mind. Did you know that Sebring almost gave Miami Beach competition with its beaches? Yes,if it hadnt been for an environmental impact,Lake Jackson might have made Sebring the Miami Beach of Central Florida. At one time,plans were for the construction of Floridas longest white sand fresh w ater beach on Lake Jackson,to replace a beach and wayside park that was destroyed when U.S 27 was four-laned in 1966. Many objected to the destruction of the existing beach,but were promised that a new beach would be built,and that the new beach would be even better. And while many of the promises were sincere, something that wasnt planned on,environmental objections was the downfall of the beach that was going to make Sebring famous. Some citizens,wary that the beach would never be replaced,urged what was the State Road Department to not build a median on the section of U.S 27 that ran in front of the lake, which would have saved Lake Jackson Beach. Most believed though, that Sebring really would be able to construct a twomile long strip of beach by dredging the lake. The Sebring City Council went as far as to purchase a dredge boat for the operation for $5,000. The cost of constructing the beach would have been substantial,but plans were moving slowly along until environmental concerns successfully lobbied to have stricter controls on Floridas lakes. For all practical purposes,the project ended in 1970 in Tallahassee when then Governor Claude Kirk and the Cabinet virtually cut-off future development that would require dredging or filling of state o wned lakes. The clincher was the cost factor. Hauled fill w ould have at least tripled projected costs of developing the beach. Without the option of pumping the material out of the lake itself,the idea was doomed. By the early 1970s,event the most ferv ent supporters of the beach were discouraged. The construction of Floridas longest beach,to be on U.S. 27 along Lake Jackson was only a dream. Lake Jackson is a healthy freshwater lake, Sebring almost was home to longest beach Centennial Notebook See LONG,page 6A News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Soon to be retiree Carole Disler (right) shares a laugh with Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton (left) during Dislers retirement party Thursday afternoon at Lake Placid Elementary School. Dozens of friends, family and colleagues were present to say their good-byes to the longtime administrator. I made a difference Disler retires after 39 years in education Special to the News-SunSEBRING Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton presented the Florida Sheriffs Associations Distinguished Service Award to Claude J. Ryan Thursday at the Kenilworth Care Rehabilitation Center. This award recognizes people who have been Honorary Members of the Florida Sheriff's Association for 25 years or more. Ryan,originally from upstate New York,has lived in Highlands County for the past 28 years. Until recently he lived in the Avon Park area but currently resides at Kenilworth Care. He was joined in the celebration by his son and daughter-in-law,Mark and Carol Ryan of the Bellvale,N.Y. area and winter residents of Avon Park. Also in attendance at the presentation were Chief Deputy Mark Schrader and several other members of the Highlands County Sheriff's Office as well as a number of Kenilworth Care residents and staff. According to the Florida Sheriffswebsite),honorary awards give special recognition to individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to progressive law enforcement by supporting the Florida Sheriff's Association. Ryan was presented with a 25-year Distinguished Service Award plaque to commemorate the occasion. Benton presents Distinguished Service Award to Ryan Courtesy photo Claude J. Ryan is flanked by staff members of Kenilworth Care Rehabilitation Center and the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, as well as his son and daughter-in-law, Mark and Carol Ryan, as he receives a Distinguished Service Award from Sheriff Susan Benton. See DISLER,page 6A

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C M Y K Centers for Disease Control, roughly 1 in 88 children are n ow being diagnosed as autistic. Landress said it is important to understand autism comes in a spectrum. Its not a ll about people like the movie character in Rain M an,she explained. Were not seeing that. W ere seeing kids with problems communicating,handling change and developing personal relationships. Most ESE students are not a utistic,Landress said. Many are dealing with issues having to do with speech and language. Landress said that in 1980 t he district only had two ESE classes one for students with speech and language challenges,the other for students who were developmentally or physically disabled. Now I have 10 classes, she said,adding not all of the classes are identical,or even have the same population. Some classes,especially for those disabilities that are rare,are centralized. In 1972,when Landress began teaching in Avon Park she was the first ESE teacher in the county. Now the district has an ESE classroom staff of 29. At the February 2012 student count,Highlands County had 12,020 students K-12. Of them 1,931 were ESE students. ESE,however,includes gifted children in its overall count. The actual disabled count in the county is 1,545. A more important factor than rising numbers, Landress said,are the major changes in how children with special needs are identified and taught. Schools are being held to a higher standard. The sweeping review of goals and methods began in 1974-75 when the federal government instituted the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) meant to level the playing field for all students. To help with some of the additional funding needed,the federal government also developed FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education which must be provided in the least restrictive environment. Schools receive supplemental funding for non-gifted ESE students,not just the standard full-time student allotment from the state. Landress said a matrix is used to determine the supplemental funding,which is provided on five different levels. In some cases the district receives funding for particular students through Medicaid. Mostly the district pays. No parent or student has to pay for a thing. It is a free education,Landress said. We are responsible for all ESE children until they turn 22 or they graduate with a standard diploma from high school. This does not mean,however,that parents may walk in demanding a diagnosis of autism or other disability. Every child is evaluated, Landress said. That is because the key to providing a useful education is the Independent Education Plan customized to every student. The parent joins with teachers and specialists in a group to determine the extent of a childs disability,what kinds of services that child will need,and how those services will be provided. For example,does a visually impaired student need to learn Braille or require large print books? Does a student with cerebral palsy need a personal paraprofessional? Personal paraprofessionals,who are paid by the district,are assigned to students one on one. Their job is to be sure their student has access to education whether that is providing mobility,a set of hands,a pair of eyes,or changing diapers. It should come as no surprise this kind of care and closely monitored education costs money.The total ESE proposed budget for the next school year is $653,118,an increase of nearly $100,000 o ver this year. Most of the rise comes from the need for the additional teachers,paras and contracted therapists needed for the new classrooms. In addition,rates for contracted therapists are going from $55 an hour to $58. Its hit on the budget, Landress said. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 3A GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 6/3/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID The Highlands County Sheriffs Office is investigating the electrocution of a local forklift operator. Central dispatch received a call at approximately 10 a.m. Friday. According to the HCSO press release,the accident occurred in a grove just south of State Road 70 East near Lake Placid. Details of the incident are still vague, however Public Information Officer Nell Hays said a forklift operator working in the grove entangled the machine in power lines and the machine caught fire. A co-worker witnessed the accident and attempted to retrieve the fire extinguisher off the machine. In the process,the co-worker w as electrocuted. The victim was admitted to Florida Hospital in Lake Placid for care of injuries resulting from the incident, however all injuries are currently unknown. The HCSO is investigating the incident as an accident. By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comSEBRING Deputies arrested an Avon Park man Monday for being naked in a public place that has not been designated for that purpose. Abel Angel Soto,19,of 2417 Dunwoodie Road was found in a yard near North Berkley Road and North Cavilier Road,nude and impared when deputy Phillip D. Morales answered the call at 2304 Cavalier Road,according to the arrest report. Soto entered the front yard of that residence and approached the complainants wife,the report stated. The owner of the property informed Morales that Soto did not have permission to be on the property. Morales wrote in his report that In addition to several witnesses,this deputy also observed the naked Soto in the residential neighborhood not attempting to conceal his sexual organ. Morales stated that Soto advised he had consumed the substance K2 earlier in the day and did not feel well. Soto was charged with indecent exposure and was still incarcerated in the Highlands County Jail at press time. His bail is set at $1,000. Police arrest naked man By ED BALDRIDGE ed.baldridge@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Although it rained,the damp weather could not dampen the spirit of community on F riday night during the opening of Str8Up Youth Ministry at 113 S. Main St. in Lake Placid. We have an occupancy of 1 32 people,we are pretty close tonight,said Sammy Telesco,organizer and presid ent of the non-profit organization geared to give youth something to do in Lake P lacid. I guess God has his own p lans and he packed us all together in here tonight, Telesco said. V isitors and supporters of Str8Up were treated to food, m usic and games as well as a silent auction fundraiser at the opening. Many chose to fill the main room instead of going outside to the tent set f or the event because of the weather. The new center has a large compliment of activities with computers,video games, p ool tables,a ping-pong table and lots of equipment for outdoor activities in the neighboring field. Theres lots to do and lots of friends,said Bethany McLean during the opening celebration. This is a really good environment where I feel safe. I am very glad to see this in Lake Placid. Its a small town,but this gives us something to do,said twin Aliyah McLean. This is more than we could have imagined. Many, many folks have stepped up throughout the community to help out. We went from a paint store 30 days ago to a youth center,Telesco said. The youth center will be open daily and kids will be assessed for academic levels before they are allowed to enjoy the entertainment and there will be a daily Biblical message. We concentrate on the spirit,academics and athletics,Telesco said. For more information about the center,contact Telesco at 443-1176. Str8Up Youth Ministry in Lake Placid opens News-Sun photo by ED BALDRIDGE Several youth pose for a picture at the grand opening of the Str8 Up Youth Ministry center on Friday night in Lake Placid. Over 100 from the community attended the event despite the downpour and tornado warning. Man hospitalized after being shocked Continued from page 1A ESE student numbers climbing in county Were seeing kids with problems communicating, handling change and developing personal relationships.PATLANDRESS director of student support services Follow the News-Sun onwww.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155

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C M Y K Page 4ANews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com CIRCULATIONTONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Several years ago I wrote a column titled, I Can Let Go. It talked about my oldest son John and his getting married, and how we let go of our children a little at a time. At the end of the column, I stated I was ready to let go of him this little bit more. I now face another opportunity to let go a little more. This time, not with my oldest, but my youngest James, who you may remember recently graduated cum laude from college. And if you dont remember, trust me, I dont mind reminding you. As a graduation present, James and his dad flew to the British Isles for 11 days. Fortunately they avoided sparking any international incidents and are now back, safe and sound in Florida. But tomorrow, James plans to get into his car and return to Tennessee. He found a part-time job there and is hoping it will lead him to full-time work. In the meantime he plans to stay at Freed Hardeman and work on his MBA. He has a place to live there, a house thats located offcampus and shared with three or four other young men. I saw the house. It looked about how youd expect a house to look when it is populated with young men in their twenties. In other words, mildly disturbing. Nevertheless, James assures me it will be cleaned up at some point and tells me not to worry. Heres the thing Im dancing around as I type this column. I thought I was doing pretty well with this letting go business. Each tug that pulled one of my children a little farther from me I accepted with grace, even if that grace was moistened with tears. I was able to let go each time, knowing it was right and the way things are. A natural progression from child to adult. But this time this time Im finding it very hard to let go. Part of it is the fact that I have no idea when I will see him again. While he was in school, I always knew there were set times hed be coming through th e front door, and Id have a week or in the summer a couple of months with him. There is no such schedule to fall back on now. I know intellectually its not like we wont be in touch. There are cell phones and email and Facebook and all kinds of communication that gives me access to him. We have the means to talk every day, if he could stand it. But my heart cries that its not enough. I want his presence. I want to walk in the mall with him or listen as he plays piano or be able to give him a hug just because hes here and I love him. And I worry about him. James has always been our strong willed child, determined to blaze his own path in life. Some of the directions hes gone in are not ones Don and I would have chosen for him. And so Im concerned that what hes chosen isnt whats best for him. But part of letting go is realizing that your kid will sometimes go a different way, and loving him anyway. I am trying very hard to do just that. But the worry is there, and I wish I could put him under my wing and keep him protected a little while longer. Alas, this bird is poised to fly the nest, impatiently flapping his wings. I know I have to let him go. But it wont be easy. Or tearless. Hopefully he will be patient with my emotion tomorrow when we say goodbye. And I will be able to truly let him go a little more. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by email at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the NewsSun. Letting go again Lauras Look Laura Ware 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 40 0 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. 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. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. Army Air Corps Medivac deserves recognitionEditor: Well its Memorial Day and Im back in my usual perch watching the birds and reminiscing the past. We have been out for breakfast, at sunshine, then to Walgreens to pick up prescriptions. Now I pick up my usual occupation these days, griping about things that I can do nothing to attain satisfaction. Over the years that I have lived, I have honored the guys who gave all for their country. I have been a Legionnaire off and on for 50 years and have participated in many memorial services. My flag is flown every Memorial Day and other veterans days. I attend as many of the memorials that I can to honor my buddies who are rapidly decreasing in numbers as the years pass... What I wish someone would give me the pleasure of reading something that I did not author myself, honoring a group of folks who did their job, in and out of combat areas, the Air Corps Medivac Teams. I had the honor of flying eight trips across the wide Pacific Ocean to the combat zones over the islands of the Western and Southern Pacific Islands and carrying back to the U.S.A. 36 sorely wounded G.I.s who needed immediate good hospital care that could not be provided in the combat area. Our organization would have a wounded soldier on a stretcher suspended from straps in the fuselage of a C-54 four-engine transport back in the United States and excellent care in 36 hours from the time we left the combat zone. We had hundreds of aircraft and thousands of pilots, navigators and crew chiefs in the organization flying unarmed planes into the area to pick these guys up and return them home. Our people undoubtedly saved many lives and made a whole lot of wounded much more comfortable with their wounds by our service. There were flying nurses, male and female, flying with us and untold numbers on the ground assisting those airborne. My gripe is that in the 75 years, I have never seen in print or on TVany credit given this organization. We served but shed no blood; we were away from home on extended periods of time, flying unarmed planes in combat areas over water most of the time with little hope of rescue if we ditched! We are not heroes, just men and women doing the jobs that were assigned to us. I think its time someone puts out a little effort and gives the Army Air Corps Medivac organization a little notice. Just a thought before I close, are there any folks reading this article who were transported from combat by us? I would sure like to hear from anyone who qualifies. Woodie Jackson SebringThe mythEditor: Anation that claims it leaves no veteran behind there are more than 100,000 claims of World War II veteran claims that have not been brought to conclusions by the Veterans Administration. There are 740 World War II veterans dying each day. But here is the rest of the story. The neglect of our past veterans. The Bonus Occupation Army in Washington, D.C., 1932: The Bonus Army, which occupied Washington, came from all sections of our nation; some arriving on foot, others by car or truck. They numbered about 17,000 exservicemen. On the evening of June 28, 1932, U.S. troops forced the Bonus Army to evacuate their main camp in Anacosta. Their makeshift quarters were burned and all approaches to the city closed... On July 28, violence broke out between the Bonus Army and the District Police; two men were killed and a number injured. District officials requested federal troops to restore order...Five hundred U.S. troops consisted of cavalry, infantry and six light tanks under the orders of the Republican President Herbert Hoover and under the command of General Douglas MacArthur. The treatment of World War II veterans by a Republican president is not forgotten. Senator Orrin Hatch, the Republican Hatchetman, introduced the Fairness In Asbestos Injury Resolution Act (FAIR) of 2003 as S1125. This legislation would create a trust fund under which victims of asbestos-related impairment could be compensated. For the veterans of World War II, which covered millions of veterans, the compensation claims have never been addressed on asbestos. The Fairness Act was used as a cover to deny the claims of millions of veterans. The big winner of the Fairness Act was the former CEO, Dick Cheney of Halliburton and the Halliburton which stole millions in the Iraq War.The trust set up by the Fairness Act was to be paid by defendant companies and their insurance companies. The claims have never been addressed by the Veterans Administration. The danger of asbestos and asbestos products have been known since the late 1800s and outlawed by Europe. They, the defendants, knew the danger yet continued its use even as we speak. The Republican Congress and Senate were lobbied for this Bill and they promoted same. Rob Portman and George Voinovich, public officials of Ohio, both promote this Bill that violated millions of veteransrights to just asbestos claims. I am neither a Republican nor a Democrat, but I am one disgusted veteran whose asbestos claim has been denied by the V.A... Any public official who has served more than two terms needs a striped suit. They are directly responsible for the breakdown of our nation and should be held accountable. Term limits for all. Billie E. Jewett Sebring The News-Sun was not suprised, but pleased. The purchase shows that local talent has value outside o ur community, value that can be measured in dollars. Value that can be attributed to hard work and the inspiration of not only that one artist, but all those who s pend time in chalk drawings, murals, oils, pottery or o ther mediums. The Heartland Cultural Alliance has not always been g reeted with open arms by the county. Hence, the surp rise of some by the purchase amount. Art is one of the items that separates humans from the animal world. It makes us look into our very soul and allows all the reflections of light and dark to flow out and inspire others. It is the means by which the successes and failures of life are communicated. Sometimes, those reflections make the connection and transcend the detailed painting of the feathers of the a flying bird and captures the soaring spirit of flight. Art rises above the agendas. It cuts through the grind of government and the dayto-day of making a living. It inspires us to reach beyond hunting and gathering and encourages others to also lift their head from the daily graze of survival. The Heartland Cultural Alliance has struggled to convince everyone in the community that art and culture have value. Economic value, emotional value, recognition value and image value for the county. Recently, the Tourism Development Council made some recommendations to set aside money specifically to increase recognition of art and culture available in our county. Brochures, web pages and other means of media are going to be used to promote and market the talent and atmosphere that many of us are already aware exists in our county. Those marketing efforts, and the current direction the TDC is taking to encourage cultural tourism, is to be applauded. We would also like to thank the HCA, not just the current board alone, but all who have worked hard to raise awareness about the talent and artistic value found here in the Highlands. We hope that much more art transactions like this one continue and disposable income continues to flow into the economic coffers within the community. We hope that the sale of this one painting will motivate even more artists to share their work with us. The News-Sun knew the inspiration existed, we are glad others are now discovering it and are excited a couple cast 10,000 votes to show their support for Highlands County. 10,000 votes for art and culture Recently, a local artist sold a painting to a couple for $10,000 and for some reason many in Highlands County were suprised it could happen.

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C M Y K Pre-registration is required. The fee is $40 and may be paid by cash,check, o r credit card. Participants may register in Building B on the Highlands Campus or at any SFCC campus or center. For more information, c ontact the Community Education Department at 453-6661,465-5300,4947500,773-2252,or 3826900,ext. 7388. Caladium Co-op offers childrens classesLAKE PLACID Childrens summer art experience at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-op begins Monday,June 11 through Friday,June 22. Its for ages 6 years old and older. Class size will have a maximum number of children. Come in and see what is offered Acrylic Painting with Jean Gragert; China Painting with Linda Carr; Wood Painting with Joyce DeSmet; Sculpting on Gourds with Suellen Robinson; Jewelry Making with LeeAnn Hinskey; Lots of Crafts with Peggy Taylor; and Make & Take Crafts with Margie Callas. Art supplies are furnished by the instructors. Classes must be paid in full when the child is signed up. The teachers need to be sure that they have acquired enough supplies for each class offered. Because of the cost of supplies there will not be any refunds offered. Contact Jean Gragert at 699-5940 for information.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK Combat Veterans Memorial VFW Post 9853 will have NASCAR on the screen at 12:30 p.m. today. The House Committee will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Music by Mike King from 58 p.m. Friday and karaoke by J&J from 5-8 p.m. Saturday. For more information,call 452-9853. SEBRING The VFW Post 4300 will host Commander Frans Final Deck Party from 2-4 p.m. today.The Caribbean Hoe Down music will feature Frank Eand Gary Oliver. Karaoke will be from 5-8 p.m. with BilDi. The Honor Guard meets at 1 p.m. Monday. Ladies Auxiliary meets at 6:30 p.m. The House Committee meets at noon Tuesday.Frank E will have music from 6-9 p.m. There will be a D-Day flag raising at 11 a.m. Wednesday. Frank Ehas music from 5-8 p.m. Gary and Shirley will play music from 6-9 p.m. Friday and Big Freddie from 6-9 p.m. Saturday. For details,call 385-8902. The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 will have its monthly golf scramble at Golf Hammock at 8 a.m. Monday. Orientation is at 7 p.m. Tuesday. Wacky Wednesday will feature Boot-ScootBoogie with Tom McGannon from 4:30-7:30 p.m. The Lodge meeting is set for 7 p.m. Thursday. Dance to the smooth voice of Buddy Canova from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday; cost $3 (dinner available for $11). Florida Elks National Convention will be June 29 through July 5 in Austin,Texas. For more information,call 471-3557.Get help with Medicare costsSHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders) v olunteer counselors from the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging are available to help Medicare beneficiaries learn if they qualify for additional benefits. If they are eligible, SHINE volunteers can provide application assistance. If you or someone you know needs help with your Medicare costs,you can call (800) 96-ELDER or 1-800963-5337 and speak with a SHINE counselor. More than 86,500 Medicare beneficiaries in Florida are likely eligible for,but are not enrolled in a program called Extra Help. This program offers qualified beneficiaries assistance with their Part D (prescription drug plan) costs. In addition,many individuals may qualify for assistance paying their Part B premiums. Many of those who need help the most don't know about these valuable benefits and how SHINE can help. SHINE provides educational materials and free unbiased insurance counseling to Florida elders,caregivers and family members. The goal is to help elders understand and receive the health insurance coverage they need through Medicare, Medicaid,prescription assistance,long-term care planning and insurance and other health care issues. The program is operated by the Florida Department of Elder Affairs and the states 11 Area Agencies on Aging. Locally,its operated by the West Central Florida Area Agency on Aging. For more information and assistance,call the toll-free Elder Helpline at (800) 9635337. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 5A DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 4 9 9 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 martial arts america 3x10.5 00020312 Continued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS Rex and Laura Diamond f rom Bloomington,Ill.,while visiting relatives. They have disposable income and take pleasure in finding and investing in art t hat touches them,Leavitt said. The Diamonds came at a quiet time when there are no screeching tire (racing) events. They are quiet people who eat at our best restaur ants,enjoy a glass of wine and tip generously. Just as quietly they return home with a piece of art they treasure and leave $10,000 behind to reverberate through out our e conomy,said Leavitt. We have the talent here to b e discovered. We need only target tourist tax dollars to attract the cultural tourist seeking to discover it, Leavitt said. It is within our potential to reach a point where the sale of a $10,000 piece of art becomes business as usual. That which you seek seeks you. There are lots of Diamonds out there who just dont know about us,Leavitt added. The HCA will receive 15 percent of the sale to help nurture the local arts, Leavitt explained. Roberts is also seeking to have prints of his work made that will continue to be sold through the HCA. Roberts is nationally known and is part of the Florida Masters Collection and is also the subject of a book in progress by HCA writer Jan Merop. Robertswork is represented exclusively by HCA, Leavitt said,and the HCA has been made heir to his archives. Four of his original paintings can be currently viewed at the HCA Gallery in the Kenilworth Lodge in Sebring. A collection of his work is being housed by HCA and can be seen by appointment. For more information contact Fred Leavitt at 402-8238 or by e-mail at info@heartlandculturalalliance.org. Continued from page 1A GEORGE ALLEN MANNING George Allen Manning,88 ,of Sebring,Fla.,passed away Monday,May 28,2012 at Highlands Regional Medical Center. He was born in Harrison,Idaho,on M ay 11,1924 to George and Alzada Mae (Donaldson) Manning. He spent most of his childhood growing up in Southern California. George enlisted in the U.S. Navy,Feb. 4, 1942 and retired in 1969 completing 27 years o f service to his country. During his service he was awarded the American Campaign Medal,WWII Victory Medal,and Navy Occupation Service Medal with Asia Clasp, National Defense Service Medal,Koran S ervice Medal,Unit Nations Service Medal and Good Conduct Medal. After retiring from the Navy,George went to work for the United States Postal Service in Miami,Fla.,for over 20 years once again retiring in 1990. Following Hurricane Andrew,George moved to Sebring in 1992. Health issues required him to move in with his daughter and family in 2007. He enjoyed watching his grandchildren grow and telling stories from his Navy days. George is survived by a sister,Betty Jean Michaud of Minnesota,daughter Tandi Mezie and husband Mike of Sebring,son George Manning II of Sebring,daughter Dawn Manning of California,9 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring,Florida www.stepensonnelsonfh.com OBITUARIES Painting fetches large price at HCAgallery We have the talent here to be discovered. We need only target tourist tax dollars toattract the cultural tourist seeking to discover it. It is within our potential to reach a point where the sale of a $10,000 piece ofart becomes business as usual.FREDLEAVITT HCAdirector 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 Page 6ANews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012www.newssun.com MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 6/3/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 5 5 upcoming free time. Big travel plans,family visits and more time with her church are the main things on Dislers agenda when her retirement begins. D isler has already been asked by her children to hold a Granny campfor one week during the summer so that she and her husband M ike may spend time with their young grandchildren. As for Dislers colleagues, they are losing an important part of LPE. The She Made a Differencetheme was used throughout the evening, giving a nod to the hardw orking principal. Superintendent Wally Cox became emotional as he said g ood-bye to one of the countys outstanding administrat ors and a woman he calls a friend. Its been good working with her. Shes a good girl, said Linda Wortinger,long time instructor and colleague of Disler. Administrator Kathie Mann echoed Wortinger, Shes been great. (Both Wortinger and Mann,along with Diane Jarvis,also retire this year after decades of work in the school district.) Disler and her guests continued the party in high spirits as they congratulated her on making a difference in their lives as well as the lives of thousands of students in Highlands County. I made a difference, Disler said as she read an engraving from her staff. Itll be an adjustment for sure. But I think Ill be OK. Continued from page 2A a pproximately 25 feet at its deepest; most of the area is fairly shallow.The water is c lear as compared to most lakes and the shores are s andy. Presently,there are four beaches on Lake Jackson i nside the city of Sebring that are all very beautiful and well worth enjoying; H idden Beach near Faith Lutheran Church; Crescent B each is a small beach at the end of Crescent Drive just off Southeast Lakeview Drive; City Pier Beach is just to the west of downtown S ebring,behind the Civic Center; and Veterans Beach on the north end of Lake Jackson,at 4261 Lakeview Drive. City Pier Beach offers covered tables,play area fishing and public restrooms. The Civic Center can also be rented for big events by contacting the City Hall, V eterans Beach offers covered tables,grills,double boat ramp,a childrens playground and restrooms. Summer is a time to enjoy the outdoors,and the beauty of these fabulous beaches in Sebring,on Lake Jackson,is waiting to be yours. Help protect yourself from the sun with a Centennial hat that is available for purchase,as well as T-shirts,lapel pins, grocery tote bags,cups and bumper stickers,all sporting the official Centennial logo and all available at the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce. Mayor George Hensley urges all citizens,groups, clubs,societies and businesses to join in the celebration. The Centennial Planning Committee meets this Thursday,June 7,4 p.m. at the Jack Stroup (Sebring) Civic Center,the public is invited and encouraged to attend. Toget involved,call 655-5554,email e vents@Sebring100 .com,go to the website www.Sebring100.com and f ind us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Sebring Centennial. Thanks to the News-Sun for the opportunity to keep everyone informed on Sebrings Centennial Celebration. Reference this article every Sunday and you wont miss a thing. Jen Brown is a member of the Sebring Centennial Committee. Continued from page 2A News-Sun photo by SAMANTHA GHOLAR Highlands County School District Wally Cox (left) says a tearful farewell to longtime administrator Carole Disler Thursday afternoon during Dislers retirement party. Disler has been principal at Lake Placid Elementary for the past nine years. Disler honored for her decades in education Long beach on Lake Jackson was promised, but never came to be Associated PressSANFORD Trayvon Martins shooter must return to jail,a judge ordered Friday in a strongly worded ruling that said George Zimmerman and his wife lied to the court about their finances to obtain bond in a case that hinges on jurors believing his account of what happened the night the teen was killed. Zimmerman has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder for the February shooting. Zimmerman was arrested 44 days after the killing, and during a bond hearing in April,his wife,Shellie, testified that the couple had limited funds available. The hearing also was notable because Zimmerman took the stand and apologized to Martins parents. Prosecutors pointed out in their motion that Zimmerman had $135,000 available then. It had been raised from donations through a website he set up and they suggested more has been collected since and deposited in a bank account. Shellie Zimmerman was asked about the website at the hearing,but she said she didnt know how much money had been raised. Circuit Judge Kenneth Lester set bail at $150,000. The 28-year-old was freed a few days later after posting $15,000 in cash which is typical and has since been in hiding. Zimmerman back to jail; judge says he lied Associated PressCORAL SPRINGS A 1-month-old baby was found dead Friday in the trunk of a car in Florida, and the boys father has been taken into custody, police said. The infant was identified as Josiah Santil,said Coral Springs police Lt. Joe McHugh. The boys father,Janus Saintil,24, was arrested Friday outside a Coral Springs apartment. Charges were not immediately filed. An autopsy will be performed on the child. When you say youve seen it all,this is one of t hose things,Broward County Sheriff Al Lamberti said. Its almost like the baby was carelessly discarded inside the trunk. Saintil was with the childs mother,another female and a male adult Thursday night driving to a North Lauderdale Walmart when he became angry and pulled out a gun,according to the B roward Sheriffs Office. He kidnapped the group and drove about 85 miles north in a stolen car to Port St. Lucie,where Saintil left the baby at a house and then forced the male to take money from a nearby ATM. The elder Saintil fled the area after the male victim yelled for help. He apparently retrieved the baby before returning to South Florida,authorities said. Body of missing baby found in trunk

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 7A LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main A; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 6 6 The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Saturday morning brought Sebring High Schools 330 students into the spotlight for their ceremony at the Convention Center. The 2012 SHS gradu ating class included 94 honor graduates with grade-point averages of 4.0 or above. Andrea Mendoza addressed her fellow graduates first during the ceremony Saturday. How does it feel to graduate? Mendoza asked. I think it feels great. Following Mendoza s address, Highlands County School Superintendent Wally Cox presented the Bailey awards to two very deserving students Katrynna Acosta and Donavan White. Class President Mekenzie Suzanne Hargaden addressed the filled facility following the award presentations When I think of the years here, I think of people. Students so involved in extracurricular activities that they have to schedule a time to go to the rest room, Hargaden said. Hargaden went on to uplift students she felt inspired her throughout her high school career. Lindsey Hammortre e has taught us that no mater what obstacles we face we will conquer them. I am so honored to have Lindsey join us today in celebration, said Hargaden. Hammortree, who is battling cancer, walked the stage with the rest o f her classmates to receive her diploma Saturday. The class president closed out her address with these words. We have been give n an opportunity to rise above the stereotype of the average teenagers. Ready or not here we come, Hargaden said. Lake Placid High School rounded out the graduation ceremonies Saturday afternoon. Class President Deta Waller addressed the crowd at the SFCC aud itorium, revisiting fun memories at LPHS. You know you live in Lake Placid when someone parks a trailer in the parking lot with a hog still in it, Waller said with laughter. Everett Icao followed Waller, giving his fellow classmates encouragement. This is a crossroads of our journey. Asense of purpose, a sense of humor and a sense of curiosity will help us o n our journey, said Icao. School Board members handed out 150 diplomas, 28 of which belonged to honor students. The Bailey Awar d recipients were Tess Lundy and Everett Icao. Continued from page 1A Graduates celebrate their big day News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Bailey Medal recipients and honor graduates Donavon White and Sara Carol share a hug during the Sebring High School commencement Saturday morning at the Highlands County Fair Convention Center. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS A Lake Placid High School senior is eager to graduate Saturday at South Florida Community College in Avon Park. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Avon Park High School class president Benjamin Auyangs address was more a musical medley than a speech Friday evening at South Florida Community College in Avon Park. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Danielle Acosta waves to family members as she and fellow Sebring High School seniors walk to their seats during the 2012 commencement exercises Saturday morning at the Highlands County Fair Convention Center. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Lake Placid High School students applaud Everett Icao after his speech Saturday during Lake Placid High Schools graduation ceremony. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Summa cum laude graduate Sara Carol heads to the stage to accept the Citizenship Award during Sebring High Schools 2012 graduation ceremony Saturday morning. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Avon Park High School graduates receive their diplomas Friday evening. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Kyle Jahna, Tiffanie Clark and fellow graduates react to Benjamin Auyangs speech Friday night during Avon Park High Schools graduation ceremony.

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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012www.newssun.com COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 LAKE DENTON CAMP; 3.639"; 5"; Black; june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 2 2 BUSINESS/FINANCE W ith summer vacation right around the corner, youre probably busy planning itineraries,shopping for new bathing suits and finishing up work projects. But before you completely check out,take a few minutes to review a few financial safeguards that could save you a ton of grief and money and protect your identity. Credit and debit cards. If youre planning to travel especially overseas follow these precautions: Tell your card issuers where and how long youre traveling so theyll be on guard against unauthorized transactions. Also,bank fraud departments have sophisticated systems for detecting unusual account activity,so if a transaction raises concern and youre not home to field their call, your account could be frozen until you can be reached. Immediately report lost or stolen cards and/or unauthorized transactions to your card issuer. Carry at least two cards in case one gets damaged or closed temporarily. It might take a few days for the bank to mail you a new card. In case of theft,carry a list of card issuersfraud hotlines and your account numbers separate from your wallet. Perhaps leave a copy with a trusted friend. I also program these numbers into my cell phone for quick access. Some banks toll-free numbers may not work internationally,so ask for the right numbers before you leave. Avoid using standalone or unusual-looking ATMs not located in secure areas. They might be altered or have hidden cameras that can shoulder surfyour account information and PIN. Beware of card skimming,where dishonest restaurant or store employees use a portable card reader to copy information from your credit or debit card's magnetic strip. Save and check all receipts against your statement; also scan your statement for unauthorized transactions. Guard your travel plans. Resist sharing your vacation itinerary on social networking sites or in outgoing phone or email messages. It can alert criminals that youre away from home or work. Even friends who know better might inadvertently forward an email or Facebook posting that contains critical dates and destinations. Also make sure your kids understand that this information is off limits until you're safely home. Streamline your wallet. Dont carry too much personal information. Youll of course need identification, like a drivers license or passport,but dont bring your Social Security card or other highly sensitive papers. But do carry your health and car insurance identification. Also,photocopy,scan or make a list of your wallets contents and keep it in a secure location,such as a hotel safe; and leave a copy with someone at home you can call should your wallet be stolen. Takeelectronic precautions. Whenever logging onto the Internet at a Wi-Fi hotspot,hotel business center or other public facility whose server may not be encrypted,be extra cautious before conducting online banking or other passwordprotected transactions. And, it probably goes without saying,but your computer and cellphone should always be password protected in case of theft. Safeguard your home. If no one will be housesitting in your absence: Have the post office hold your mail. Suspend newspaper subscriptions. Park a car in the drivew ay and put a prominent interior light on a timer. Ask a friend or neighbor to remove fliers,packages or free newspapers. Have a great vacation. Just don't forget to take basic identity theft precautions. Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs. To follow Jason Alderman on Twitter at www.twitter.com/PracticalMoney Make your vacation security checklist Metro Services Dont broadcast the dates you will be away on social media sites. It is an invitation for criminals to break into your home. Personal Finance Jason Alderman Special to the News-SunSEBRING Chip and Linda Boring announce The Elliott Team,Norm and Mandy Elliott,have joined Re/Max Realty Plus. Its like having a member of the family come back home, said Chip Boring about Mandy Elliott. Mandy Elliott began her real estate career at RE/MAX Realty Plus at 15 years of age as an assistant to several top real estate agents and got her license in 1995. She went on to become a successful real estate salesperson prior to moving to Michigan in 2000. Real estate was all Mandy had ever known,so it was natural to continue in the real estate industry in Michigan. She quickly became one of the top producing agents within her company in Genesee County,despite the depressing economic conditions of the state of Michigan. In the summer of 2008 Mandy moved back to Florida to be closer to her family when she met Norm and the couple married in the summer of 2010. Together they have six children,from 16 years to 10 months. Norm is a native to Highlands County and was a co-owner of a commercial painting contractor business. He bought into her vision about selling real estate as a team and The Elliotts jumped into the business full time. We b urned the bridges. It was sink or swim; we havea large family and had to make it work. There was no trying it was doing,Norm said. We are a great team. I know this business well and with Norms experience,he has gained first-hand knowledge at helping people realize their vision and goals. We are so glad to be back at Re/Max,a well run real estate company with owners who are Brokers and who create a positive, professional environment for us to be our best for our customers,Mandy said. We are so proud to have Norm and Mandy on our team who,in 2011,ranked in the top 12 in closed sales of single family homes and year-to-date they rank in the top six of all the agents in the county,said Linda Boring,co-owner of Re/Max Realty Plus. Real estate is not just a job but a passion for this dynamic duo. Last year they were voted Best Realtors in the county by an area newspapers Peoples Choice Award. The Elliotts can be reached at 273-2861. Re/Max Realty Plus is at The Key Plaza just south of Hammock Road at 809 US 27 South. The Elliott Team joins Re/Max Realty Plus Courtesy photo Norm and Mandy Elliott, who make up The Elliott Team, have joined Re/Max Realty Plus. Special to the News-SunBARTOW Peace River Center announces Sheryl Schwab has been named director of Victim Services,the program serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in Highlands,Hardee and Polk counties.Schwab comes to Peace River Center from Women in Distress of Broward County after serving as executive director of Programs & Services,and chief operating officer for more than 13 years. In 2005,Schwab was named Broward Victims Rights Coalition Advocate of the Year and also received the Florida Coalition Against Domestic Violence Advocacy Award. A licensed mental health counselor,she is also certified as a Batterers Intervention Program assessor,facilitator and supervisor. A graduate of Kent State University, Schwab earned Magna Cum Laude,Phi Beta Kappa and National Gold Key honors. Schwab will direct the Victim Services programs of Peace River Center,which include the Rape Recovery and Resource Center in Lakeland,as well as two domestic violence shelters that are in undisclosed locations in Highlands and Polk counties. For more about services offered by Peace River Center call 386-1168 in Highlands County or (863) 413-2708 in Polk County. Schwab new director of Victim Services Associated PressW ASHINGTON Remember all those phony emails that purport to be from your bank,asking you to click on a link and t urn over your account information? Cyber experts say crimin als have moved on and are using new methods. A cybersecurity banking o fficial told a House Financial Services panel F riday that criminals are now sending emails claiming to be from someone o ther than your bank. Newer scams use The N ational Automatic Clearing House Association,the Electronic Federal Tax Payment System,the U.S. Postal S ervice,private delivery firms,telecommunications c ompanies and social media providers. One thing hasnt c hanged. Once an unsuspecting user clicks on a l ink,he or she is redirected to a server that downloads malicious software onto t he victims computer. The software captures the users online banking credentials as they are typed Called phishing,this t actic involves sending an email that falsely claims to be an established legitimate enterprise in an attempt to trick the user i nto turning over information. Michele Cantley,testifying on behalf of the F inancial Services Information Sharing & Analysis Center,said that phishing remains the most popular attack m ethod that criminals use to infect victims machines. The center is a nonprofit organization funded by financial services companies,commercial banks, credit unions,brokerage firms,insurance companies,exchanges and clearing houses,and payment processors. She said criminals are also using malicious advertisements,which appear on search engines and prominent news sites. When a user clicks on the link,malware gets downloaded onto his or her computer. A more recent method involves fraudulent messages sent from social media sites,she said. These may include bogus friend requests,for example,that include links to malicious sites. Mark Graff,vice president of the NASDAQ OMX Group,said his organization is not only concerned about rogue hackers or organized crime,but attacks backed by national governments. It is not reasonable to expect individual companies,no matter how large or sophisticated,to independently stave off cyberattacks coordinated and backed by a foreign government,he said. If our headquarters or our physical infrastructure were under attack from foreign missiles,the U.S. government would work with us to defend our company. The same needs to be true for cyberattacks,especially since the U.S. government is equally under attack from these foreign entities. Cyber criminals using new tricks The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000099-GCS SEC.: Civil CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. SHIRLEY CHILDS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHIRLEY CHILDS IF ANY; DOYLE LAMB A/K/A ALBERT DOYLE LAMB; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ALBERT DOYLE LAMB IF ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO AR NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated May 4, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000099-GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 27th day of June, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 20, BLOCK 53, PLAT OF UNIT ONE OR LAKE LILLIAN SECTION OF HIGHLANDS LAKES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 77, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND ALL OF LOT 21 AND THE SOUTHEASTERLY 1/2 OF LOT 22, ABUTTING LOT 21, BLOCK 53, OF UNIT ONE OR LAKE LILLIAN SECTION OF HIGHLANDS LAKES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 77, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. THE SAID SOUTHEASTERLY 1/2 OF LOT 22 BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING WHERE THE COMMON DIVIDING LINE OF SAID LOTS 21 AND 22 INTERSECTS WITH THE NORTHEASTERLY BOUNDARY OF AVOCADO ROAD; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG AVOCADO ROAD A DISTANCE OF 30 FEET; THENCE NORTHEASTERLY AND PARALLEL WITH THE COMMON BOUNDARY OF LOTS 21 AND 22 TO THE REAR BOUNDARY OF SAID LOT 22; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG THE REAR BOUNDARY OF LOT 22A DISTANCE OF 30 FEET TO THE COMMON DIVIDING LINE OF SAID LOTS 21 AND 22; THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID COMMON DIVIDING LINE BETWEEN LOTS 21 AND 22 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. 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: Office of the Court Administrator Phone: (863) 534-4686 TDD: (863) 534-7777 or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid of service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 8TH DA Y OF MAY, 2012. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA June 3, 10, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-687-GCS SPRINGLEAF HOME EQUITY, INC. f/k/a AMERICAN GENERAL HOME EQUITY, INC., Plaintiff, vs. ALAN GLEN REAPSUMMER, UNKNOWN SPOUSE, IF ANY, of ALAN GLEN REAPSUMMER, JOHN DOE, UNKNOWN TENANT(S), and HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will, on the 27th day of June, 2012, at 11:00 A.M. at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Jury Assembly Room in basement, Sebring, Florida offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Highlands County, Florida: The West 1/2 of Lot 17 and all of Lot 18, Block 1016, TIA JUANA VILLA, according to the plat thereof recorded in PB 2, Page 80, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida Together with the 1973 PRMO Mobile Home ID#G5885 and Sticker #R060362 situated thereon which is affixed to the afore described real property and incorporated herein. a/k/a: 5203 Barnum Street, Sebring, FL 33876 pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person, other than the rightful owner of the property, must file a claim to surplus funds within 60 days after the above held sale for the claim to be valid. /s/ Priscilla Michalak Clerk of Circuit Court By: D.C. If you are a person with a disability who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in the employment application, recruitment, and selection process within the Tenth Circuit, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), as much in advance as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest a reasonable accommodation that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the application, recruitment, and selection process. If you are a current employee of or are hired by, the State Courts System and require a reasonable accommodation in order to perform the essential functions of the job in question, you should consult with your supervisor. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000371 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. HARRY L. JORDAN, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: HARRY L. JORDAN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 330 N E COQUINA AVENUE LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-3609 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN FELICIA D. JORDAN A/K/A FELICIA JORDAN A/K/A FELICIA DOROTHY JORDAN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 330 N E COQUINA AVENUE LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-3609 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE 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: LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 275, PLACID LAKES, SECTION TWENTY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 31, 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 default 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 this 21st day of May, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk May 27; June 3, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: FC 12-357 Division: Shinholser IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF: HECTOR M. AROCHO, Petitioner/Husband, and JOSEFINA LAURA FLORES RANGEL, Respondent/Wife. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE NO PROPERTY OR CHILDREN TO: JOSEFINA LAURA FLORES RANGEL Aramberri 1433 Otc entre Julian Villareal y Alvaro Obregon, Centro de Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico 64000 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Petitioner/Husband's attorney NICHOLAS G. SCHOMMER, P.A. whose address is 329 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, 33870 before service on Petitioner/Husband or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk's office. Dated this 10th day of May, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Cyndi Dassinger Deputy Clerk May 20, 27; June 3, 10, 2012 1050Legals STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF CONSENT ORDER The Department of Environmental Protection (Department) gives notice of Agency action of entering into a Consent Order with the State of Florida Department of Corrections pursuant to Section 120.57(4), Florida Statutes. The Consent Order addresses the effluent quality exceedances at the Avon Park Correctional Wastewater Treatment Facility. The Consent Order is available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Department of Environmental Protection, 13051 North Telecom Parkway, Temple Terrace, FL 33637. Persons who are not party to this Consent Order, but whose substantial interests are affected by it, have a right to petition for an administrative hearing under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition concerning this Consent Order means that the Departments final action may be different from the position it has taken in the Consent Order. The petition for administrative hearing must contain all of the following information: a) The OCG Number assigned to this Consent Order; b) The name, address and telephone number of each petitioner; the name address and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; c) An explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the Consent Order; d) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the Consent Order; e) Either a statement of all material facts disputed by the petitioner or a statement that the petitioner does not dispute any material facts; f)A statement of the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the Consent Order; g) A statement of the rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the Consent Order; and h)A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action petitioner wishes the Department to take with respect to the Consent Order. The petition must be filed (received) at the Departments Office of General Counsel, 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, MS# 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000 within 21 days of reciept of this notice. A copy of the petition must also be mailed at the time of filing to the District Office at 13051 North Telecom Parkway, Temple Terrace, FL 33637. Failure to file a petition within the 21-day period constitutes a persons waiver of the right to request an administrative hearing and to participate as a party to this proceeding under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Before the deadline for filing a petition, a person whose substantial interests are affected by this Consent Order may choose to pursue mediation as an alternative remedy under Section 120.573, Florida Statutes. Choosing mediation will not adversely affect such persons right to request an administrative hearing if mediation does not result in settlement. Additional information about mediation is provided in Section 120.573, Florida Statutes and Rule 62-110.106(12), Florida Administrative Code. June 3, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-105 IN RE: ESTATE OF MARGARET G. PAPP a/k/a MARGARET PAPP Division PROBATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARGARET G. PAPP a/k/a MARGARET PAPP, deceased, whose date of death was December 22, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida 33870-3867. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 27, 2012. Personal Representative: /s/ Paul J. Ballon Jr. 766 Moore Terrace The Villages, FL 32162 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert F. Welker ROBERT F. WELKER, Esquire Florida Bar No. 098299 9385 N. 56th Street, Suite 303 Temple Terrace, Florida 33617 Telephone: (813) 985-5517 May 27; June 3, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000703 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, -vs.RACHEL WELLER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RACHEL WELLER IF ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION Defendant(s). AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated April 16, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000703 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff and RACHEL WELLER are defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., June 27, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS UNIT 14 IN AVALON PARK LAKES, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM FOR AVON PARK LAKES, A CONDOMINIUM, RECORDED IN THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY CLERK'S REGISTER'S OFFICE IN DEED/RECORDED BOOK 1781 PAGE 3, TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT THERETO AS THE SAME MAY NOW OR HEREAFTER BE LAWFULLY AMENDED. 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 at SEBRING, Florida, this 16th day of April, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida June 3, 10, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CASE #: 2011-CA-000712 DIVISION #: OneWest Bank, FSB Plaintiff, -vs.Jay Cale; Unknown Parties in Possession #1, If living, and all Unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants; Unknown Parties in Possession #2, If living, and all Unknown parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s) who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: Jay Cale, WHOSE RESIDENCE IS: ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 6617 Coral Ridge Road, Sebring, FL 33876 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, though, under or against the named Defendant(s); and the aforementioned named Defendant(s) and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants as may be in infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Highlands County, Florid,a more particularly described as follows: LOT 16, BLOCK C, FAIRWAY LAKES, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. more commonly known as 6617 Coral Ridge Road, Sebring, FL 33876. This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of this notice and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 21st day of May, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Circuit and County Courts By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. May 27; June 3, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-198 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT JOHN HARGREAVES a.k.a. ROBERT HARGREAVES 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 ROBERT JOHN HARGREAVES a.k.a. ROBERT HARGREAVES, deceased, File Number PC 12-198, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was July 9, 2011; that the total value of the estate is $37,500.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Shalene Louise Hargreaves PO Box 135 Yoncalla, Oregon 97499-0135 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is May 27, 2012. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Shalene Louise Hargreaves PO Box 135 Yoncalla, Oregon 97499-0135 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Tele: (863)453-4457 May 27; June 3, 2012 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (2) ... $20 each is NOT allowed. 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ClassifiedADJUSTMENTS Please check your ad for errors the first day it appears since the News-Sun will not be responsible for incorrect ads after the first day of publication. If you find an error. call the classified department immediately at 314-9876. The publisher assumes no financial responsibility for errors or for omission of copy. Liability shall not exceed the cost of that portion of space occupied by such error. Cancellations: When a cancellation is called in, a KILL number will be given to you. This number is very important and must be used if ad failed to cancel. All ads cancelled prior to scheduled expiration date will be billed for complete run unless a KILL number can be provided. ADD A BORDER ATTENTION GETTER LOGO For Just A Little More And Make Your Ad Pop! 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NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lots 14, 15, 16, 17 and 18, Block 4, SECOND SUBDIVISION OF HOFFMAN'S GROVE ADDITION TO LAKE STEARNS, FLORIDA, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page(s) 96, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room located in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes (2008), at 11:00 oclock A.M. on the 27th day of June, 2012. NOTICE: 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) days after the sale. 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Home number 863-382-3808 or Cell 863-446-4218.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. 7520Pets & SuppliesAVON PARK*RIVER GREENS* 3020 Twin Lakes Dr, Follow Balloons. 3 family-Downsizing. Sat. June 2, 8am -? Close out of New Jewelry, Doll collection-furniture-Local artist paintings. Collectibles, Unique finds and electronics. HUGE DON'T MISS THIS ONE!! 7320Garage &Yard Sales TV 32"Sylvania (not a flat screen). Great Picture. $35. obo 863-382-9762 or 863-253-9440 JEWELRY -All Types / Assorted. $99. 863-414-7412 CHAIR ONWHEELS Use as desk, porch etc. Many uses. (cash) $10. 863-471-2502 BED -New Roll-away, never used. Has fitted sheets with it. (cash) $40. 863-471-2502 ANTIQUE -Horse Collar Mirror w/ brass & wood. Haines attached ea. side Beautiful! $65. 863-402-2285 5 OLDPower Tools Belt sander, Recip saw, Planer, Router, 1/2" drill. All for $100. 863-402-2285 3 1LB.ROLLS / SILVER SOLDER / Lead Free $30. 863-402-2285 2004 HONDASHADOW 760CC / 25,000 miles. $100. 863-414-8412 12 SCRUBTops Floral print & 4 Scrub Bottoms blue solid. Like new cond. XL size. All for $20. 863-402-2285 7310Bargain BuysSEBRING -IN HOME SALE! Pick & Choose or Wholesale. 3 4' X 8' Tables full of Tools, Household Items & More. Call for appoint 863-471-0352 (No garage or yard sales allowed) 7300Miscellaneous** COMMUNITYSILVERWARE ** Service for 12 / plus extras. $500 Call 352-453-5380 7200Apparel &Household GoodsOCTAGON TABLE/ GLASS TOP / Pewter Base with 4 Padded Swivel Chairs on Rollers. $350. 863385-6214 7180Furniture 7180FurnitureREMODELING SALE!DISHWASHER 3 yrs. old Kenmore, Ultra Wash Quiet Guard Deluxe. Like New! $175 Call 863-471-3257 7040Appliances 7000 MerchandiseAVON PARKLarge Retail/Office Building, 100 E. Main St. A MUST SEE! 863-295-9272 6750Commercial Rental SEBRING -3BR, 2BA, 1CG / $600 ** 3BR, 1BA, Carport / $500 ** 2BR, 1BA, Carport / $400. Some with Central Air or AC Units available. Call 917-657-3701 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly No Smoking, No pets. RENTED!!!! 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACID SYLVAN SHORES Newer, Clean 3/2, 1 car garage. Non smokers. $825/mo. 863-465-3838 or 863-441-2844 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Furnished 2/1, appliances, A/C. $600/mo. + $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping, bldg. 5 yrs. new. RENTED!!! AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 AVON PARK** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware Ave. 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING -1BR, 1BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $395/mo. Call Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsPLACID LAKES/ Studio Apartment. Kitchenette, Fully Furn., W/D avail., Golf Course. 2 People Maxim. Monthly or Yearly. $425. incl. all utilities & cable. No pets. 954-805-5630 6150FurnishedApartments SEBRING 2/1Clean, Move In Ready! Tile floors, W/D hook up, central A/C, Nice Yard. No smoke or pets. Near Hospital & School. $500/mo. plus $400 security. 863-655-0982 PLACID LAKESDuplex 2BR, 2BA Nicely Furnished / Immaculate, C/H/A, near Golf & Fishing. Monthly/yearly. 863-699-0045 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals VENUS -New 4BR/2BA (jacuzzi in Master) A/C, tile, W/D, porch, w/option 20 acres. 8 horse barn, privacy fence, 1 bl. from Hwy 27. 731 CR 201. 786-370-2778 55 +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 RentPALM HARBORVILLAGE New Homes Start at $39,900 5K for your used Mobile Home Any Condition! 800-622-2832 ext 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSEBRING OWNERMUST SELL! Building Lots in Spring Lake, a Golf Community. Owner will finance, no credit check. Only $5K with $500 down. 1/4 acre & larger. Call Owner 772-343-9602 or 772-237-5367 4220Lots for SaleINCREDIBLE HISTORICALRENTAL Property off Circle, around the corner from Lake Jackson. All Contents, Oil Paintings, Antiques & Good China. Everything included. 2 Buildings & 1 Sm. House. Private entrance. For info., Call 863-414-7864 4200Income &Investment Prop. 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial 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 TEACHERS NEEDEDFor Christian Pre-School in Avon Park. F/T. Exp. Preferred. P/T Art & Music Teacher positions also available. 863-443-2344 Leave Message. ROOFERS NEEDED.Must have valid drivers license. Experience a plus, but not necessary. Full time position. Salary will depend on experience. Applications are available at 44 Commercial Blvd., Lake Placid. PRODUCTION/TRAINING SUPERVISOR:Min. 5 years in tire retread plant using precure process, hands on retread tire process experience; able to train staff; HS Diploma or GED; Avon park, FL. E-mail: bsuba@pride-enterprises.org PILE DRIVER/CARPENTERfor new construction site of SR 721, Lorida, Fl. 863-644-6826. EOE. EMPLOYEE NEEDEDFor Construction Company in Avon Park F/T, Exp. Preferred. Transportation, background check, references and periodic drug tests are required. 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C M Y K By LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentA VON PARK Holden Andrew Reeves, better known as Drew here in his hometown of Avon Park, has definitely had quite the successful baseball season his first year with Polk State College. With a regular season record of 40-9 and a final record of 46-12, the Polk State Eagles had remarkable season. In fact, he just recently returned from a trip to play in the World Series in beautiful Grand Junction, CO. It was absolutely the best time of my life hands down, Reeves shared. Of course, not every team can go to the World Series first they must qualify to do so. The Polk State Eagles won both the Suncoast Conference as well as the state championship, and thus they hit the road to The Centennial State. They proceeded to win their first game, but lost the next two in a row and would be sent back home. Before the elimination, Reeves managed to go fourfor-ten with three RBI, a decent cap for his seasonal .233 average which included three home runs. Reeves explained that one of the challenges of transition to the college level of play was the improved pitching. The hardest transition I had to make was learning a whole new position, first base, he said. And trying to slow the game down and hit the ball to opposite field. The pitching I was facing in college was way better than I faced in high school. Drew started every game at first for the Eagles, a slight change from his middle-infield and hot-corner starts as a Red Devil. Of course, this was a challenge he readily accepted, and with much hard work and determination he saw improvement throughout the season. I got a lot better at picking the ball out of the dirt at The talk has started again, you know, that annual grousing that the NBADraft Lottery is rigged. Every year, it seems, disgruntled fans of moribund teams simply cannot believe that the order of the upcoming draft was left up to pure chance. Surely there has to be some conspiracy going on, with Commissioner David Stern allegedly pulling the strings, weighting down the balls, freezing the envelopes so that certain teams get the top pick. Some years the thought does actually seem logical but this year isnt one of them. This whole draft lottery system, or at least the initial version of it, came about after the 1983-84 season, when it was still a case of, the two worst teams flipped a coin for the top pick. The only two teams who controlled their own picks were Chicago and Houston. The Rockets and Indiana wound up as the worst two teams, after most of the lower echelon teams went on tanking binges vying for the top spot. After all the draft class that year included future legends Michael Jordan, Charles Barkley, Akeem Olajuwon (he hadnt added the H to his first name yet) and John Stockton. This, as it would happen, was Sternsfirst year as commissioner, and what he saw unfolding had to change. Houston won the coin flip and got the first pick, the number two pick went to Indiana and thus to Portland, which owned the pick via a previous trade. Olajuwon went to the Rockets, Sam Bowie to the Blazers and Jordan to the Bulls in that infamous draft that would forever change the league. But with the teams having taking tanking to such atrocious extremes, a draft lottery was implemented the next year, whereby being the worst team didnt assure th e top pick. That year, Patrick Ewing was the big prize in the draft, though the two worst teams in the league were Golden State and Indiana, with the New York Knicks having the third worst record. Of course, the Knicks wound up with the first pick, through the lottery, and the first wave of conspiracy claims came about. A potential franchise center such as Ewing, of course, had to go to the NBAs largest market, had to go to one of the leagues signature teams. At least there seemed some validity to these assertions, though never founded, and the trend would continue over the years. And yet, as I glance over the list of number one picks, and the teams they went to, over the years since, its really hard to see where such claims could come from. Im sure, at the times, there were some flimsy reasons thrown out, but really, in retrospect its hard to imagine why. Like the NBAwanted to make sure that Glenn Robinson ended up in Milwaukee in 1994? Michael Olowokandi to the Clippers in Kwame Brown to the Nets in Andrea Bargnani to Toronto in ? Like any of those fortuitous selections altered the landscape of the NBA? That also goes to show that even if you give a team SPORTS B SECTION News-Sun Sunday, June 3, 2012 And Another Thing... Dan Hoehne Lottery conspiracy seems unlikely Photo courtesy of SportsIllustrated.com Top pick Akeem Olajuwon shakes first-year commissioner David Sterns hand at the 1984 NBA Draft. The draft lottery was instituted the following year and conspiracy theories about it were born. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Fridays day-long rains left the Max Long Recreational Complex riddled with puddles and washed out the slate of Dixie City T ournament games scheduled. The tournament was set to get back on track Saturday and will push through Sunday, possibly moving into the early part of next week. See Wednesdays NewsSun for continued coverage. Fridays Dixie action all wet News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Avon Parks Drew Reeves saw the hard work pay off for him and his team this year as the Polk State College Eagles won the state chmpaionship and reached the NJCAA World Series. Reeves reaches new heights with Eagles See REEVES, Page 3B See DRAFT, Page 4B Associated PressGAINESVILLE Jonathon Crawford was nearly perfect for Florida. Turned out the Gators right-hander was plenty good enough to make some college baseball history. Crawford threw the seventh no-hitter ever in the NCAAtournament, shutting down BethuneCookman in a 4-0 victory in the opener of the Gainesville Regional on Friday night. When I came out for the eighth, I got really nervous and excited and thats when it hit me that I could get a no-hitter, Crawford said. I was pumped. It was crazy, but a lot of fun. I guess its a pretty big deal. No doubt about it. Crawford, a sophomore who wasnt even part of the Gatorsthree-man weekend rotation this season, faced the minimum 27 batters. The only player to reach base was BethuneCookmans Jake Welch on a walk in the third inning, and Florida catcher Mike Zunino threw him out trying to steal. Crawford (6-2) struck out five and walked one for the Gatorsfirst no-hitter since 1991, by John Burke also the last one thrown in the NCAAtourFloridas Crawford throws no-no versus Bethune-Cookman See GATORS, Page 3B APphoto Florida starting pitcher Jonathon Crawford throws in the ninth inning against Bethune-Cookman, Crawford had a nohitter as Florida won 4-0.

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C M Y K Citrus 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. Also, $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.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.SFCC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK The summer season is right around the corner, which means plenty of opportunities for aspiring area volleyball 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 held, 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. Cost for the indoor camps are $100 per week, or $30 per daily session. Out 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 .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 attendees 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 at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, and attendees will also perform at a Sebring football game. Cost 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 is open to the public with availability Mondays through Thursdays from 67:30 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.APHS Summer Cheer ClinicAVONPARK The Red Devil Cheerleaders will be hosting a summer cheer clinic Monday through Thursday, June 11-14. Each day, the clinic will run from 9 a.m.-Noon in the Avon Park High School gym, for aspiring cheerleaders from age 4 through eighth grade. Cost is $40, with additional children from same family costing $25. Lunch and a camp T-shirt will be provided and all clinic cheerleaders are invited to perform at the Devils first home football game this upcoming season. For any questions, or more information, contact Tammy Williams at 414-7660 or Rose Kirby at 452-4311.HGMS Basketball CampSEBRING Hill Gustat Middle School (HGMS) is offering a fundamental basketball camp during the summer designed for players of all levels and experience. Offensive and defensive fundamentals will be emphasized as well as individual skills such as ball-handling, shooting, rebounding, passing, reading and reacting offense, as well as reading and reacting defense will also be highlighted. The Camp will be held June 11-15 at the Hill Gustat Middle School Gymnasium. The Cost of the Camp is $30 and can be paid by cash, check or money order to HGMS. Deadline for registration is Friday, June 1. Participants can be young men or ladies just finishing 3rd thru 8th grade. Each participant must have a minimum grade point average of 2.0 to participate and must bring a copy of their last report card to the first day of camp. Scheduled times for the camp is as follows: 3rd thru 5th graders 8:30 11:30 a.m. and 6th thru 8th graders will be 14 p.m. If you are interested in registering, please go to the HGMS School office by June 1 to fill out the registration form and pay your fee. If you have any questions or need any additional information, please contact Coach Nick Brooks at (850) 322-8398 or by email at nbrooks4726@comcast.net .Purple Heart Golf ScrambleSEBRING Harder Hall Country Club will be the site of the Saturday, June 9, Military Order of Purple Heart Golf Scramble. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Awards will be presented for closest to the pin. Cohan Radio Group is sponsoring a $2,000 Hole-in-One prize. Mulligans, door prizes and 50/50 drawing will also be a part of the event's activities. Agrilled lunch will follow the tournament for each participant. Cold refreshments will be available on the golf course. For more information, contact Harry Marsh, 655-1982 or Fred Arbelo, 4657074. Come out and support. Checks may be mailed to the Military Order Purple Heart, P. O. Box 8201, Sebring, FL33875. If you received a Purple Heart from injuries sustained while in the U.S. Military, you are eligible to join the MOPH. The yearly dues are very low. Meetings are held on Saturdays so as not to conflict with any other activities. For more information, contact Commander Fred Arbelo or Harry Marsh, or write to the above address.Elks Golf TournamentSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, June 4, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Note the change in start time this month due to Inter-club matches at the same course. Cost is $25 which includes golf, cart, a lunch buffet with multiple choices and the prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 471-3295. Check in no later than 7:40 a.m. in the Pro Shop. CONFERENCE FINALSEASTERN CONFERENCEMiami 2, Boston 1 Monday: Miami 93, Boston 79 Wednesday: Miami 115, Boston 111, OT Friday: Boston 101, Miami 91 Sunday: Miami at Boston, 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5: Boston at Miami, 8:30 p.m. x-Thursday, June 7: Miami at Boston, 8:30 p.m. x-Saturday, June 9: Boston at Miami, 8:30 p.m.WESTERN CONFERENCESan Antonio 2, Oklahoma City 1 San Antonio 101, Oklahoma City 98 Tuesday: San Antonio 120, Oklahoma City 111 Thursday: Oklahoma City 102, San Antonio 82 Saturday: San Antonio at Oklahoma City, late Monday: June 4: Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 9 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 6: San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 9 p.m. x-Friday, June 8: Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 9 p.m.STANLEY CUP FINALSLos Angeles 1, New Jersey 0 Wednesday: Los Angeles 2, New Jersey 1, OT Saturday: Los Angeles at New Jersey, late Monday, June 4: New Jersey at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 6: New Jersey at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. x-Saturday, June 9: Los Angeles at New Jersey, 8 p.m. x-Monday, June 11: New Jersey at Los Angeles, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, June 13: Los Angeles at New Jersey, 8 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Tampa Bay3022.577 Baltimore2923.5581 New York2823.549112Boston 2725.5193 Toronto2725.5193 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago3022.577 Cleveland2823.549112Detroit 2428.4626 Kansas City2228.4407 Minnesota1833.3531112West Division WLPctGB Texas3121.596 Los Angeles2726.509412Seattle 2331.4269 Oakland2230.4239 ___ Thursdays Games Detroit 7, Boston 3 Fridays Games Cleveland 7, Minnesota 1 N.Y. Yankees 9, Detroit 4 Boston 7, Toronto 2 Tampa Bay 5, Baltimore 0 Kansas City 2, Oakland 0 Chicago White Sox 7, Seattle 4 L.A. Angels 4, Texas 2 Saturdays Games Boston at Toronto, late Oakland at Kansas City, late Baltimore at Tampa Bay, late Seattle at Chicago White Sox, late Minnesota at Cleveland, late N.Y. Yankees at Detroit, late Texas at L.A. Angels, late Sundays Games N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 4-5) at Detroit (Verlander 5-3), 1:05 p.m. Boston (Bard 5-5) at Toronto (Hutchison 4-2), 1:07 p.m. Baltimore (Arrieta 2-6) at Tampa Bay (M.Moore 1-5), 1:40 p.m. Oakland (Milone 6-4) at Kansas City (Mazzaro 1-0), 2:10 p.m. Seattle (Millwood 3-4) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 6-2), 2:10 p.m. Minnesota (Diamond 3-1) at Cleveland (Masterson 2-4), 3:05 p.m. Texas (M.Harrison 6-3) at L.A. Angels (Haren 3-5), 3:35 p.m.LEAGUE LEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Konerko, CHW1783167.376 Hamilton, TEX1864068.366 Trumbo, LAA1592254.340 Jeter, NYY2152973.340 Ortiz, BOS1953663.323 Beltre, TEX1862860.323 Fielder, DET1993064.322 Jones, BAL2083866.317 Cabrera, DET2132967.315 Escobar, KC1812155.304 HOME RUNS Hamilton, TEX21 Dunn, CHW17 Encarnacion, TOR17 Granderson, NYY17 Jones, BAL16 Reddick, OAK14 Ortiz, BOS13 Bautista, TOR12 Butler, KC11 Konerko, CHW11 Viciedo, CHW11 RUNS BATTED IN Hamilton, TEX57 Cabrera, DET42 Encarnacion, TOR42 Dunn, CHW38 Ortiz, BOS37 Willingham, MIN35 Beltre, TEX35 Scott, TB35 Butler, KC35 WON-LOST Darvish, TEX7-2 Sabathia, NYY7-2 Price, T-B7-3 Lowe, CLE7-3 13 tied6 STRIKEOUTS Verlander, DET82 Hernandez, SEA81 Scherzer, DET78 Shields, T-B74 Sabathia, NYY74 Peavy, CHW68 Darvish, TEX66 Haren, LAA66 Lewis, TEX64NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington2921.580 Miami2923.5581 New York2923.5581 Atlanta2824.5382 Philadelphia2825.528212Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati2922.569 St. Louis2725.519212Pittsburgh2625.5103 Milwaukee2329.442612Houston2230.423712Chicago1833.35311 West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles3220.615 San Francisco2824.5384 Arizona2329.4429 Colorado2229.431912San Diego1835.3401412___ Thursdays Games Colorado 11, Houston 5 Milwaukee 6, L.A. Dodgers 2 Fridays Games hiladelphia 6, Miami 4 Atlanta at Washington, ppd., rain N.Y. Mets 8, St. Louis 0 Cincinnati 4, Houston 1 Pittsburgh 8, Milwaukee 2 Colorado 13, L.A. Dodgers 3 San Diego 7, Arizona 1 San Francisco 4, Chicago Cubs 3 Saturdays Games Atlanta at Washington, late Miami at Philadelphia, late L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, late St. Louis at N.Y. Mets, late Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, late Arizona at San Diego, late Chicago Cubs at San Francisco, late Cincinnati at Houston, late Sundays Games Atlanta at Washington, 1:35 p.m. Miami at Philadelphia, 1:35 p.m. Cincinnati at Houston, 2:05 p.m. Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 3:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs at San Francisco, 4:05 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 6:35 p.m. St. Louis at N.Y. Mets, 8:10 p.m.LEAGUE LEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Ruiz, PHL1472456.381 Cabrera, SF2133980.376 Wright, NYM1723463.366 McCutchen, PIT1762959.335 Gonzalez, COL1944465.335 Prado, ATL1903363.332 Molina, STL1762658.330 Votto, CIN1733157.329 Furcal, STL2013766.328 Ethier, LAD1922762.323 HOME RUNS Beltran, STL15 Gonzalez, COL14 Braun, MIL14 Stanton, MIA13 Kemp, LAD12 Pence, PHL12 Bruce, CIN12 Hart, MIL11 Holliday, STL10 Freese, STL10 LaHair, CHC10 RUNS BATTED IN Gonzalez, COL45 Ethier, LAD44 Beltran, STL42 Stanton, MIA40 Braun, MIL36 Cuddyer, COL36 LaRoche, WAS35 Freeman, ATL35 Holliday, STL34 Bruce, CIN34 WON-LOST Hamels, PHL8-1 Lynn, STL8-1 Gonzalez, WAS7-1 Dickey, NYM7-1 Capuano, LAD7-2 Miley, ARI6-2 Greinke, MIL6-2 Bumgarner, SF6-4 11 tied5 STRIKEOUTS Gonzalez, WAS79 Hamels, PHL72 Strasburg, WAS70 Greinke, MIL69 Santana, NYM68 A. Sanchez, MIA67 Cain, SF66 Happ, HOU65 Samardzija, CHC65BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESPlaced OF Nick Markakis on the 15-day DL, retroactive to May 30. Selected the contract of INF-OF Bill Hall from Norfolk (IL). BOSTON RED SOXAssigned RHP Mark Prior to Pawtucket (IL). National League CHICAGO CUBSClaimed RHP Jairo Asencio off waivers from Cleveland. Designated RHP Michael Bowden for assignment.FOOTBALLNational Football League GREEN BAY PACKERSClaimed S Micah Pellerin off waivers from Indianapolis. Waived WR Marcus Rivers. INDIANAPOLIS COLTSSigned WR T.Y. Hilton. MINNESOTA VIKINGSSigned DB Harrison Smith. NEW YORK JETSSigned LB Demario Davis to a four-year contract. 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 p p . m m . N.Y. Yankees at Detroit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 4 4 p p . m m . Chicago Cubs at San Francisco . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 8 8 p p . m m . St. Louis at N.Y. Mets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2M MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . L.A. Dodgers at Philadelphia . . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K Associated PressCHICAGO Chicago White Sox TVbroadcaster Ken Hawk Harrelson says he snapped when he went on a tirade criticizing an umpire this week and will try not to let it happen again. Harrelson spoke with baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and team owner Jerry Reinsdorf after the outburst. He said Friday he cant guarantee a repeat wont occur. I didnt talk to the commissioner. The commissioner talked to me. I didnt talk with Jerry, Jerry talked to me, Harrelson said Friday. Without a warning, umpire Mark Wegner ejected Chicago rookie starter Jose Quintana in the fourth inning Wednesday in a game at Tampa Bay after he threw a pitch behind the RaysBen Zobrist. An inning earlier, White Sox catcher A.J. Pierzynski had been hit by a pitch. Harrelson ranted in the booth at Wegner. Ill tell you what, they have got to start making guys be accountable. That is totally absurd. Heres an umpire in the American League that knows nothing about the game of baseball, Harrelson said on the air. White Sox manager Robin Ventura was also ejected for arguing the call. Harrelson wouldnt divulge the specifics of his converations with Selig and Reinsdorf. It was one of those things that happens, said Harrelson, a former major leaguer now in his 28th season in the White Sox booth. Ill tell you Im going to do everything in my power not to let it happen again, but who can say? ... Ive snapped before. ... Bud is the boss and Jerry is the boss. Lets put it that way. Its one of those situations that if I can tell you right now it wont happen again, I mean it. But I couldnt guaratee it. Harrelson said hed been complimentary of the job umpires had done most of the season, but when Quintana got tossed, he snapped. I said it. Its out there, Harrelson said. And the veteran broadcaster also added hell continue to be himself and wont change his style. If I do that, Ill quit, he said. nament in a 2-0 win over Furman. Crawford needed just 98 pitches, throwing 70 for strikes, for Florida (43-18). It was the fifth no-hitter by a single pitcher in program history; Florida also has had three combined nohitters. Unbelievable, BethuneCookman coach Jason B everlin said. It was a pretty unbelievable game. Crawford did an unbelievable job pitching, probably an understatement. Crawford completed his no-hitter less than an hour b efore the New York Mets Johan Santana threw the first no-no in the teams history, beating St. Louis 8-0. The Wildcats managed to hit just six balls out of the infield, but nearly broke through in their final at-bat when Carlos Delgado ripped a line drive to the right side. Florida second baseman Casey Turgeon leaped to make the catch and secure the no-hitter. When Turgeon came down with the ball, the crowd roared and Crawfords teammates swarmed him on the field. I jumped as high as I could, Turgeon said, and luckily I got it. Crawford had first-pitch strikes against 19 of the hitters he faced, and his fastball reached 97 mph in the ninth inning. The last batter, Crawford said, I was just throwing as hard as I could. His brilliant pitching pushed Florida, the top overall seed in the country, to a matchup with Georgia Tech on Saturday. Bethune-Cookman (3426) will face the College of Charleston in an elimination game. The Gators took an early 1-0 lead and piled on three more runs on Turgeons homer in the bottom of the fifth inning. T urgeon went 3 for 4 and drove in all of Floridas runs. Crawford, 20, is a softspoken guy from Okeechobee, Fla., a town of almost 6,000. Gators coach Kevin OSullivan said Crawfords level personality helped him finish out the game while the crowd was in a frenzy. You see a lot of innocence with Jonathon, OSullivan said. His calmness helps and Mike Zunino helps a lot with that. They worked outstanding together all night and Mike deserves a lot of credit for that. The no-hitter was a milestone for Crawford, who threw a total of 3 2/3 innings as a freshman last season. When Florida went to the College World Series a year ago, OSullivan chose to leave Crawford off the roster in favor of more experienced pitchers. Twelve months later, hes starting the first game of a regional and he throws a no-hitter, OSullivan said. To me, this is what coaching is all about. This is a night he will never forget and I will never forget. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 3B HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports june ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 6/3,10,17,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 1 1 C.A.T. 3x10.5 00020313 Special to the News-SunSEBRING The 18th Annual FIRECRACKER 5K Run/Walk is set for Highlands Hammock State Park at 7:30 a.m on Wednesday, July 4. The race celebrates the nation's birthday and will feature overall, masters and grand masters male and female awards, age group awards in 5-year age divisions, deluxe tee shirts and plenty of refreshments. Entry fee is $17 thru June 27 and $22 after June 27 and race day. Only pre-registered are guaranteed shirt size, so sign up early. You may receive an email application form by contacting Chet Brojek via email cbrojek@comcast.net or by phone at 385-4736. Mail entries to Firecracker 5K, 3310 Par Road, Sebring, FL33872. Checks made payable to Central Florida Striders. Proceeds of the race benefit the Avon Park High School boys and girls cross country teams. Participants are urged to wear Red, White and Blue as we celebrate in our beautiful state park. See you on the park on July 4. Firecracker 5K set for July 4 SEBRING PGApro Geoff Lee returns to teach your child the values and traditions of the game at the Golf Hammock Junior Golf Academy June 2529. All physical aspects of the game along with rules and etiquette will be covered in an atmosphere of fun. Prizes awarded in games, contest and a 3-hole tournament will be held on Friday with parents/guardians welcome. Cost: $95 each. Registration available at the pro-shop, or call 382-2151 to have one faxed to you. Junior Golf Academy first, he said. Im still looking to improve on swinging at better pitches and still slowing down more. This slowing down he refers to is more of a mental challenge that Reeve faces. I try to do too much; I try to go too fast and get ahead of myself and thats what messes me up. Reeves was not alone as he battled through these trials h e had his teammates as well a s the coaching staff to give him support and motivation. I loved them. They may make you mad with all the stuff they make you do and, when you first get here, you may not understand it, he said. But if you work hard it p ays off big time. They keep you on a straight edge and pretty much play a parent role in your life; if it wasnt for these guys theres no telling where I might be and what I might be doing with my life. Reeves managed this same perseverance in the classroom, where he says that his work towards his Athletic Training major is going very well. For other students looking towards the college athlete life, Reeves advises, Never stop working hard and always remember that hard work will always pay off some time or another, whether it seems like it or not. Because Reeves did not seek such instant gratification his efforts definitely paid off, and will surely continue to pay off as he puts another season under his belt as a Polk State Eagle. Continued from 1B Reeves sees hard work pay off Courtesy photo Reeves was moved to first base at Polk State College and the former middle infielder made the adjustment to his new position well. 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C M Y K By BRIAN MAHONEY Associated PressBOSTON LeBron James has had too many nights like this, where he couldnt get enough help for long stretches of the game. Its just that most of them were back in Cleveland. With a quiet first half from Dwyane Wade and little contributions from any other starter, James34 points were wasted in a 101-91 loss Friday night that cut the Miami Heats lead over the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference finals to 2-1. Chris Bosh seems closer to returning from injury, and for the first time since early in the last round, the Heat look like they need him. Game 4 is Sunday in Boston. James had 30 points through three quarters, the rest of his teammates managing only 33. He had 14 of their 26 field goals at that point as the Heat dug themselves a 22-point hole, to o big to climb out of even with a big fourth quarter. Page 4BNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012www.newssun.com SALA'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 6/3/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 4 4 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 the top pick, theyre as likely to blow it as to get a franchise changer. For every Dwight Howard, theres a Joe Smith, selected by Golden State in And then even if a team gets what many consider a sure-fire future all-star, there are no guarantees. Diminutive Allen Iverson, to Philadelphia in proved relatively indestructible in his likely Hall of Fame career, whereas massive Greg Oden, picked first by Portland in has barely been able to stay healthy enough to get on the court and has a career thats likely done before it ever had a chance to start. Which brings us to the conspiracy chatter this year, with New Orleans landing the top selection. Oh, the league just sold the Hornets and theyre trying to appease the new owner and make up for the Chris Paul trade that they blocked, are what most are saying. There is a potential franchise-changing player in Kentuckys Anthony Davis, who is the consensus number one pick. But a conspiracy to put him in New Orleans? Fact is, a case could have been made for such underthe-table dealings had the pick gone to Charlotte and itsowner Jordan, who had done so much for the growth of the league. Or to the newly-moved Brooklyn Nets, to again tap the leagues largest market. If anything, New Orleans getting the pick would seem the least likely scenario for conspiracy. There are just too many variables in any draft, too many downtrodden and/or small-market teams that happen to get the number one selections for there to really be anything that seems contrived. Sure, it seems interesting that Cleveland was able to get the number one pick and draft hometown hero (then) LeBron James in similarly for Chicago in with landing native son Derrick Rose. But while James made the Cavaliers perennial contenders, Cleveland isnt exactly a market thats going to really amp up the ratings meter. And while Chicago is a massive market, it had been 10 years since Jordan retired, during which time the Bulls hadnt had any number one picks, even while being truly atrocious for much of that span. Oh wait, they got one the next year, right after Jordan retired, selecting Elton Brand out of Duke in Hmm, wait a second... Dan Hoehne is the News-Sun Sports Editor. He can be reached at daniel.hoehne@newssun.com. Continued from 1B Draft is no sure thing, nor is the lottery By JIMMYGOLEN Associated PressBOSTON Doc Rivers knew there was little to say to Rajon Rondo after the Celtics point guard scored a career-best 44 points in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals. After Boston lost that one, Rivers couldnt resist offering one piece of advice: It starts with Kevin Garnett. Throw it up in the air, Kevin will go get it, the Celtics coach said he told Rondo. The only thing we t old him offensively was we had to get Kevin involved. Other than that, just go play. Garnett did get involved, scoring 24 points many of his baskets off lobs into the paint and grabbing 11 rebounds to lead Boston to a 101-91 win over the Heat on Friday night that cut Miamis lead in the best-ofseven series to 2-1. Paul Pierce added 23 points and Rondo followed his Game 2 performance with 21 points and 10 assists to help the Celtics avoid falling into a 3-0 hole after dropping the first two games in Miami. Game 4 is Sunday night in Boston. They defended their home court, Rondo said. In a couple of days, well do the same. LeBron James scored 34 points, but the NBAMVP a nd the rest of the Heat went cold during a 7-minute s tretch at the end of the first q uarter and the beginning of the second, when Boston went on a 15-0 run to turn a six-point deficit into a ninepoint lead. The Celtics extended it to 24 early in the fourth quarter before Miami cut it to 95-87 with help from three 3pointers by Mike Miller. But James had a turnover and missed a 3-point attempt in the last 2 minutes to squelch the Heats hope of a comeback. Youre trying to fight back the whole time, said James, who scored 16 points in the first quarter but just four with one rebound and one assist in the fourth. We made a run, but it was too much. Miami still trailed by eight points with the ball when Dwyane Wade missed and Ray Allen grabbed the rebound, sending Rondo on a fast break that made it a 99-89 with 1:39 to play. James threw the ball away underneath, then missed a 3point attempt the next time down one of only four shots he took in the fourth quarter. Pierce found Garnett for a long jumper at the other end, and the teams began emptying their benches. Coming off his 44-point effort in Game 2, in which he played every second of regulation and overtime, Rondo was 9 for 16 from the field and grabbed six rebounds. Rivers said there was little he wanted his point guard to change. Im like a pitcher throwing a no-hitter: you stay away from that joker, Rivers said. The guy scored 44 points, what can I possibly tell him? Mostly: Get the ball to Garnett. With Garnett posting up underneath the rim, Boston outscored Miami 58-46 on points in the paint. He (Rivers) kept preaching to just throw it up to him, Rondo said. They went small, and no one can jump as high as Kevin. He stood up to the rim, and he went up and got most of them. Marquis Daniels led Bostons reserves with nine points and five rebounds in 18 minutes. Wade scored 18 points and Mario Chalmers had 14 points and six assists for Miami. Shane Battier was scoreless, missing all six shots, and Ronny Turiaf had three points while tangling with Garnett under the basket for much of the game. The Celtics center, appearing rejuvenated during these playoffs at the age of 36, got called for another technical foul for a violent elbow but otherwise seemed to be enjoying himself. While waiting to inbound the ball in the second quarter, he high-fived a young child sitting courtside in a No. 5 Celtics jersey. At the other end, after behind slammed hard to the court by Udonis Haslem, Garnett gingerly rolled over onto his stomach before extending his arms to ease himself off the court. Down and up he went, pushing off the floor on his knuckles eight times for some postseason pushups. Im getting crap about my form, but I want people to know its because it was on my knuckles, Garnett said. Thats old school. My uncle taught me to do pushups on my knuckles. Thats some Army-Navy stuff. Wade was 9 for 20 from the field and did not shoot a free throw in the game. James, who shot 24 free throws in Game 2, making 18, was 1 for 5 from the line. James hit seven of his first nine shots, before making one of the next six. That helped Boston score the last eight points of the first quarter and the first seven of the second to turn a six-point deficit into a ninepoint lead. Much of it came with Keyon Dooling and Daniels on the court for Boston. Notes: During the first timeout, the Celtics acknowledged Boston Globe columnist Bob Ryan, who is retiring this summer. GM Danny Ainge was one of the first to stand and applaud. ... K.C. Jones, who was celebrating his 80th birthday, and fellow Celtic great John Havlicek were in the crowd. ... Miami was 10 for 20 from the free throw line. Celtics beat Heat to pull to 2-1 in East finals MCTphoto The Miami Heats Mario Chalmers goes up against the Boston Celtics Ray Allen (20) and Kevin Garnett in the first quarter in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals at TD Garden in Boston, on Friday, Bosh may be closer, and Heat show a need in Game 3 Associated PressDESTIN Vanderbilt coach James Franklin is apologizing for what he calls an attempt at humor saying he considers the looks of an assistant coachs wife before deciding whether to hire. The coach apologized in a string of comments on Twitter on Thursday, saying he regrets how he conveyed his message and that his foot doesnt taste too good. The coach apologized in a string of comments on Twitter on Thursday for comments he made Wednesday to a Nashville radio station, 104.5 The Zone, broadcasting beachside in Destin. Franklin said on the show that he will not hire someone until seeing the mans wife first to see if she looks like a D1 recruit. His comments during the Southeastern Conference annual meetings also landed him a talk with his boss. Vanderbilt vice chancellor David Williams said in a statement they discussed how inappropriate and offensive Franklins comments were no matter his state of mind or intent. Franklin wrote on Twitter that his attempt at humor fell a few yds short. Was speaking to the courage it takes 4 men 2 approach the women who become their wives!!!!! I clearly used language that doesnt reflect my views on women and I am SORRY! Franklin wrote. Franklin is heading into his second season as a head coach. Vanderbilt coach apologizes for wives comment

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 5B SEBRING PAIN MANAGMENT; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 6/3,17; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 6/3/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 6/3/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 7 7 CHALKTALK Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Where can you go to visit a zoo in Lake Placid? Lakeview Christian School is the place. The fifth-grade class used clay for e ach student to create a zoo animal as a part of the art class. After molding and painting gorillas,rhinoceros,elephants, tigers,giraffes,zebras and more,the students designed mixed media habitats f or each animal using architectural principles. Individual projects came together to set up a zoo complex for viewing by s tudents and parents. This was the endof-the-year project for this class. When the students were asked, What was the most interesting part in m aking the project?the answers were varied. Zach Geitner and Anna Grace W heeler both enjoyed making the clay animal the most. They liked getting the shape correct and using different instruments to get it smooth and add details. Mitchel Coker and Lexi Maulden b oth found that making the figures of people that were at each habitat to view i t was the most interesting part of the p roject. Tanner Boley enjoyed using a wide variety of things to create the habitat for his gorilla. All of the students in preschool through fifth grade had art with an art instructor each week this year. The art program at Lakeview Christian School includes art history,a study of artists and their styles,elements of art,principles of design and technique,art t eacher Krista Flores said. Flores said that the classes follow a timeline from pre-historic art through post-modern art. We relate the art of a particular period of time to what was actually occurring in the world at that time. We discover that,often times,the artists were trying to convey a message about how they perceived the world around them in terms of creation,gods o r God,their personal experiences,and how they as individuals or groups of people,fit into their universe. Of course,religious and political f actors played a large part in what was created by artists and how they created art in general. The classes talk about how history influences our current circumstances and the conditions in our w orld today. During the study of artists and their styles the students learn about various artists from different periods of time. We talk abut the contribution each artist made in their country and to the world at large,said Flores. The students look at the psychology of each artist and the circumstances surrounding their life. This helps the class understand the feelings and emotional climate of the artist,and how that reads in their art. The class observes how each artist created their artworks,and we discuss the style and techniques they used. Then each student tries to replicate the artistsstyles and techniques in their own original w orks of art. Throughout the school year,students are exposed to certain thematic units of study that cross over into other areas of curriculum such as science, math,language arts,and history. Kathy White,the school administrator,said,It cracks me up to listen to 4and 5-year-olds talking about Wassily Kandinsky after an art class like he is one of their friends in their neighborhood. Lakeview Christian School can be reached at 465-0313. Registration for the 2012-13 school year is open. W W e e b b u u i i l l t t a a z z o o o o : : Lakeview Christian art students go wild for project Courtesy photo Lakeview Christian fifth graders (back row, from left) Mitchell Coker, James Bellinder, Cody Colding, Tanner Boley, (middle row) Anna G. Wheeler, Rebecca Spohn, Lexi Maulden, Ayushi Patel, Jameson Waller, (kneeling) Seth Moon, Caleb Lott, Jacob Watts, Harrison Howes and Zach Geitner show off their completed zoo projects. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Children of all ages are invited to visit the library to participate in the Summer Program and to borrow materials that will bring fun,entertainment and information during their vacation. T his year,the Avon Park Public Library will be offering Dream Big,a sixweek program for children ages 5-13. Young readers will be encouraged to keep track of their daily reading activities on a reading foot. They will also receive small incentives as they complete their weekly readings. Children may register for the program at the library between June 14 and July 7. In addition to the incentive reading program,the Avon Park Library is hosting five special events. These events are free and open to all children and their families and caregivers and no registration is required. The program dates are as follows: Reptile Discovery: Thursday,June 15,at 10 a.m. Professional reptile owner Bruce Shwedick will bring some of his slithery friends to the library,bringing children up close and personal with some of the worlds most marvelous creatures. Shwedick is the former Curator of Reptiles at Cypress Gardens and has visited thousands of libraries and schools all o ver the United States. Seminole Storytime: Thursday,June 28 at 2 p.m. Vann Samuels,outreach specialist at the Ah-TahThi-Ki Museum,will bring the Seminole Nations fascinating history to life through stories and artif acts. The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is located in the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation and contains 5,000 feet of exhibit space,as well as a re-created ceremonial ground and living village. NASA Starlab: Wednesday,July 11 at 1 p.m. Blast off into outer space with special guests from Kennedy Space Center. There will be a hovercraft,rocket balloons and space food,among other surprises. This program will be held at the Sebring Civic Center. Dreaming is Magic: Friday,July 20 at 11 a.m. Reach for the stars with master magician,Dallas Smith. Smithhas more than 20 years of experience as a magician and invents many of his own tricks. Children will have the opportunity to participate in this show, which is sure to amaze all ages. Star Wars Costume Party: Thursday,July 26 at 11 a.m. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars character for this party,at which the final prizes for the incentive reading program will be given. Lunch will be served, to include pizza,chips,beverages and other snacks. At noon,there will be a special presentation of Star War s: The Clone Wars. In addition to the summer p rograms,the Avon Park Public Library offers the story time for children under age 5 every Wednesday at 10 a.m. The library also shows a free childrens movie every Saturday at 11 a.m.,with popcorn for the kids. Call the library at 452-3803 to f ind out which movie will be shown. The Avon Park Public Library is at 100 N. Museum Avenue. For more information,call the library at 452-3803,visit the librarys website at www.myhic.org/.Lake Placid offers reading programsLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Memorial Library presents the 2012 Florida Library Teen Reading Sam Own the Nighton the following dates:June 19 Ghost Storieswith Van Samuels at 4 p.m. June 28 Americas Next Top Monster Contest at 3 p.m. July 12 Dying to Know (behind the scenes at Scott Funeral at 3 p.m. July 17 Live Clue at 3 p.m. July 28 Locked in at the library from 6 p.m.,until late (registration required). Also Flee the heat for a movie at 3 p.m.,on Fridays. The Lake Placid library will also present Dream Big:Read,for ages 5-13, on the following dates:June 20 Dreams and Wishes Craft/Dream Catcher.June 27 Night Nite,wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. July 11 Night Adventures-STARLAB Time (TBD).Call the library for details. July 18 Night Owls,Craft Owl Puppet.July 24 Night Shivers:Native-American Storytellingby Van Samuels. All programs, except Starlab,are at 1:30 p.m. Call the library for Starlab programs time. The Lake Placid Memorial Library is located at 205 W. Interlake Blvd.; phone number is 699-3705. Libraries offer summer programs Special to the News-SunGlades Electric recently honored the achievements of a select group of students from its service counties: Glades,Hendry,Highlands and Okeechobee. The Glades Electric E ducational Foundation, Glades Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees,senior staff,parents,teachers,counselors,and school administrators gathered to celebrate and reward the accomplishments of these high-achieving students. The college scholarships are awarded to members children who are high school seniors and have upheld academic excellence. Each of GECs service counties receives both $4,000 and $2,000 scholarships. The students academic achievement,leadership involvement and extra-curricular activities are among some of the variables taken into consideration. The decision seems to grow more difficult each year as the number of applicants continue to rise. This is a wonderful testament to the hard work of the areas school administrators,staff, and teachers in encouraging more students to seek higher education,Glades Electric said in a press release. Additionally,GEC awarded two high school juniors with an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit our vations capital on an all expenses paid,week-long trip. There they join other juniors from cooperatives around the nation to tour Washington,learn the history of rural electrification,visit historic monuments and meet face-to-face with our legislators. The trip,known as the Washington Youth Tour,is sponsored by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Glades Electric honors top students Courtesy photo Glades Electric Cooperative recently honored students (from left) Luis Rico (Washington Youth Tour recipient), Rhonwen Gavagni, Danielle Lower, Shelby Schlueter, Dustin Chapman, Casey Hurst (Washington Youth Tour), Lindsay Hall and Brian Hester. Courtesy photo Avon Park High and Avon Park Middle school students visited Memorial Elementary, Avon Elementary and Park Elementary schools to participate in Ag Literacy Day on May 11, which is a sponsored event through Ag in the Classroom. The FFA members read the book Healthy Florida Farms and did an activity. The students gained knowledge on the Food Pyramid, agricuture and a little something about the FFA. Tori Pringle is pictured helping a student do the project. Ag Literacy Day in Avon Park Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Highlands Museum of the Arts is the v enue for a dazzling display of Haitian Drapo,a traditiona l folk art of sequined and beaded temple flags from the c ollection of Butler H. Smith Jr.,and Betty Ford-Smith. More than 50 flags range in size and subject,from saints to snakes to mermaids, a ll hand-stitched and completely embellished with the tiny seed beads and shimmering sequins that define the art form. V ibrant with reflection,the flags are by turns reverent, playful,uplifting,mysterious,political and spooky. Several of the displayed flags are featured in the book Spirits in Sequinsby Nancy Josephson. MOTA will host a reception from 5-8 p.m. Friday, with a presentation by Betty Ford-Smith on the history and symbolism of the artwork. Ford-Smith began her collection when teaching in the Caribbean during the 1970s,and has been able to support Haitian earthquake and hurricane relief efforts with more recent purchases. The exhibit will be on display through July. The Yellow House Gallery & Gift Shop will also feature a Haitian theme at the Friday reception with paintings, beaded bottles and more also loaned by the Smiths. The studio artists and HALs member artists regularly change the displays throughout the Yellow House,and the second Friday Destination Downtown Sebring openings continue to be a popular event,free to the public with music by Steve Jones and light refreshments served. MOTAs presentation of this Haitian exhibit is a part of the Journey Stories project,which is part of Museum on Main Street,a collaboration between the Smithsonian Institution and State Humanities Councils nationwide. Support has been provided by the U.S. Congress. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 7B MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 6/3,17,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 3 3 National Newspaper Placement S; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process ad#2bus V1 IO12065HSO; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 3 0 0 3 3 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Guede Mazaka by Roland Rockville Erzulie Danthor by Maxon Sylla Haitian Drapo art on display at Highlands MOTA; reception set for Friday By PAUL DERGARABEDIAN For The Associated PressLOS ANGELES The Evil Queen and Men in Blackboth have reason to fear Snow White & the Huntsmanthis weekend. The queens worries are the stuff of fairy-tale lore. The worries for Sonys Men in Black 3as it moves into its second weekend are all too real:Snow Whiteis likely to earn $35 million in its domestic debut. That compares to about $30 million for MIB3,dashing its shortlived hold on No. 1 following a $70 million opening on Memorial Day weekend. Starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron,Snow White & the Huntsman should attract women who will relate to the strong female characters and intricate story line as well as men who will enjoy the action elements and darker side of this reimagining of the Snow White mythology. Disneys The Avengers should smash its way into third place with a domestic gross in the mid-$20 million range,becoming the third highest-grossing film of alltime with around $550 million by Sunday night. Universals Battleship and Paramounts The Dictator,both in their third weekends,will face off for the fourth and fifth spots with receipts in the $5 million to $7 million range,and both should cross the $50 million domestic mark by the end of the weekend. Weekend box office preview: could be Snow on top Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155

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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the NewsSun at 385-6155,ext.502. APOSTOLIC Greater Faith Apostolic Church, 24 Rainer Drive, Lake Placid, 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) 6710390.Pastor Travis Vanderford. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name; Preaching His Doctrine;and A waiting His Coming.Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 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+) begin at 6:30 PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday:Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax: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.mission programs.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 with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m.Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m.Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863) 465-3721, Website: 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 Sonalways 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 Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church, (SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 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; (863) 453-5334;on 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. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S.Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825.Minister:Larry Roberts. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service.Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone: 453-4692. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, 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 Nazarene 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), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Don Seymour, Senior Pastor.Phone 452-0088.PLACESTOWORSHIP An ant can lift and carry more than 50 times its o wn weight. This is just one of many fascinating facts about these tiny creatures. Although m ost people think of ants as nuisances and pests,they are actually very intriguing creatures. They serve many important functions such as feeding on other pests like t ermites and caterpillars. They also contribute greatly t o the natural decomposition of dead plants and animals, which enriches the soil. O ther benefits of the ant include pollination,spread of s eeds and providing food for many animals. Ants are even consumed as food in some cultures. Ants are insects in the fami ly Formicidae. They are related to wasps and bees and a ll of these insects belong to the order Hymenoptera. They are found on almost every continent on earth. There are a few places void of ants such as Antarctica, Greenland,Iceland,parts of Polynesia and Hawaii. There are more than 12,000 species of ants. They are highly organized and colonies can be made up of millions of individuals that seemingly act as one organism. Their colonies consist of workers,drones,and queens. The female workers are sterile and wingless. The drones are fertile males and the queens are fertile females. They all work together to support the colony. Even though queens and workers are both female, there is a huge difference in their status. Their roles are determined by the feeding in the larval stage. For the most part,the queen ant is the reproducing female of the colony and is the mother of most of the other ants. She is usually larger than the other ants and has two pairs of wings,which are used only during mating. Once the wings are no longer needed, they are detached by the queen or chewed off by the worker ants. The queen ants are said to have the longest life span of any known insect up to 28 years in captivity. The sterile female workers have many jobs. They are responsible for gathering the food,feeding the larvae, b uilding tunnels and defending the entire colony.The males only role is to mate with the queen. Whatever the type of ant, they are all attracted to sweets. And although sweets is the most popular treat, other dietary needs include dead insects and plant seeds, which are essential for the nutritional sources of the components of their body structures. When the worker ants find solid pieces of food, they carry it back to the nest. If the food is in liquid form, the ant stores it in their abdomen and walks back to the nest where it feeds the liquid food in drops directly from their mouth to the mouth of other ants. All ants have a hard outer covering called an exoskeleton. They are divided into three sections consisting of the head,thorax and abdomen. Ants are equipped with a pair of antennae used for investigating objects. Ants are insects that undergo complete metamorphosis consisting of egg,larval,pupal and adult stages. When in the larvae stage,they have no legs but can move a little bit. The food received at this stage will determine their eventual adult form. If food is abundant the larvae will receive good nourishment and develop into a winged, fertile female ant that will leave the colony,mate and start another colony. If food is scarce,the larvae will develop into female worker ants. Although not considered important pollinators,ants do their fair share. While foraging for sweet nectar,they visit flowers and pick up a few pollen grains along the way,which they transfer to other flowers. They are also important decomposers. Ants commonly feed on dead insects and other animals as well as discarded food. These tiny insects are also important in the role of spreading seeds. In fact,some plants rely on ants so much that they actually attract the creatures by creating within themselves,a sweet liquid substance whose sole purpose is seemingly to attract them. Ants are a mainstay in the diets of many animals including spiders,worms,other ants,insects,mites,fish, lizards,snakes,birds,and mammals. Ants are also considered food in some cultures. For example,in Northern Thailand the eggs of maeng mun ants are dug up from the ground,cleaned and eaten as a rare and special food. Although no one enjoys ants in their food or in the house,these tiny creatures do serve some important functions. They are also fascinating creatures to watch and study.The organization of these tiny insects is astonishing. Ants are a part of nature and are a vital element in the balance of our ecosystems. Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion o f the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. Ants are highly organized and together work as one organism News From The W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo Whatever the type of ant, they are all attracted to sweets; these ants surround a piece of candy on the ground.

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 9B 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.Thursday: Holy Communion with healing service, 12:15 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) 8350869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid 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 and community.Like to sing? Come join the choir.Visitors always welcome.Come grow with us.Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School.Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m.Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise.Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship.Come worship and fellowship with us.For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Church phone:385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Traditional Worship service, 8 a.m.Sunday;Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday school and Bible classes: 9:15 a.m.Sunday.Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday.Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782) is open from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m.Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC) American 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 (ELS) in fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELS).Sunday Worship at 10 a.m.;Bible Study, 9 a.m.For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA, 324 E.Main St., Avon Park.Pastor:Rev.John C. Grodzinski.Sunday school at 8:30 a.m., 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 NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:30 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.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 Lords Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union 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 A RP, 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:4536641or 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) 382-1822. Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship.Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All mee tings 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) 453-3759, R. James Weiss, Pastor, Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study third Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m.Prayer Shawl Ministry on the second and fourth Friday of the month at 2 p.m.for women who love God and crocheting.Visit us at our church Web site: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.The Rev.Fred Ball.pastor. Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Sunday schedule:Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.;New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.;High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, 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 Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Were 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.th Hourby James P atterson & Maxine Paetro ( Little, Brown) 2.Stolen Preyby John S andford (Putnam) 3.Calico Joeby John Grisham (Doubleday) 4.The Innocentby David Baldacci (Grand Central Publishing) 5.Deadlockedby Charlaine Harris (Ace) 6.The Wind Through the Keyholeby Stephen King (Scribner) 7.In One Personby J ohn Irving (Simon & S chuster) 8.The Columbus Affair by Steve Berry (Ballantine) 9.Bring Up the Bodies b y Hilary Mantel (Holt) 10.Canadaby Richard Ford (Ecco) 11.The Witnessby Nora Roberts (Putnam) 12.A Dance with D ragonsby George R.R. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 5B SEBRING PAIN MANAGMENT; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 6/3,17; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 6/3/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 6/3/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 9 9 7 7 CHALKTALK Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Where can you go to visit a zoo in Lake Placid? Lakeview Christian School is the place. The fifth-grade class used clay for e ach student to create a zoo animal as a part of the art class. After molding and painting gorillas,rhinoceros,elephants, tigers,giraffes,zebras and more,the students designed mixed media habitats f or each animal using architectural principles. Individual projects came together to set up a zoo complex for viewing by s tudents and parents. This was the endof-the-year project for this class. When the students were asked, What was the most interesting part in m aking the project?the answers were varied. Zach Geitner and Anna Grace W heeler both enjoyed making the clay animal the most. They liked getting the shape correct and using different instruments to get it smooth and add details. Mitchel Coker and Lexi Maulden b oth found that making the figures of people that were at each habitat to view i t was the most interesting part of the p roject. Tanner Boley enjoyed using a wide variety of things to create the habitat for his gorilla. All of the students in preschool through fifth grade had art with an art instructor each week this year. The art program at Lakeview Christian School includes art history,a study of artists and their styles,elements of art,principles of design and technique,art t eacher Krista Flores said. Flores said that the classes follow a timeline from pre-historic art through post-modern art. We relate the art of a particular period of time to what was actually occurring in the world at that time. We discover that,often times,the artists were trying to convey a message about how they perceived the world around them in terms of creation,gods o r God,their personal experiences,and how they as individuals or groups of people,fit into their universe. Of course,religious and political f actors played a large part in what was created by artists and how they created art in general. The classes talk about how history influences our current circumstances and the conditions in our w orld today. During the study of artists and their styles the students learn about various artists from different periods of time. We talk abut the contribution each artist made in their country and to the world at large,said Flores. The students look at the psychology of each artist and the circumstances surrounding their life. This helps the class understand the feelings and emotional climate of the artist,and how that reads in their art. The class observes how each artist created their artworks,and we discuss the style and techniques they used. Then each student tries to replicate the artistsstyles and techniques in their own original w orks of art. Throughout the school year,students are exposed to certain thematic units of study that cross over into other areas of curriculum such as science, math,language arts,and history. Kathy White,the school administrator,said,It cracks me up to listen to 4and 5-year-olds talking about Wassily Kandinsky after an art class like he is one of their friends in their neighborhood. Lakeview Christian School can be reached at 465-0313. Registration for the 2012-13 school year is open. W W e e b b u u i i l l t t a a z z o o o o : : Lakeview Christian art students go wild for project Courtesy photo Lakeview Christian fifth graders (back row, from left) Mitchell Coker, James Bellinder, Cody Colding, Tanner Boley, (middle row) Anna G. Wheeler, Rebecca Spohn, Lexi Maulden, Ayushi Patel, Jameson Waller, (kneeling) Seth Moon, Caleb Lott, Jacob Watts, Harrison Howes and Zach Geitner show off their completed zoo projects. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Children of all ages are invited to visit the library to participate in the Summer Program and to borrow materials that will bring fun,entertainment and information during their vacation. T his year,the Avon Park Public Library will be offering Dream Big,a sixweek program for children ages 5-13. Young readers will be encouraged to keep track of their daily reading activities on a reading foot. They will also receive small incentives as they complete their weekly readings. Children may register for the program at the library between June 14 and July 7. In addition to the incentive reading program,the Avon Park Library is hosting five special events. These events are free and open to all children and their families and caregivers and no registration is required. The program dates are as follows: Reptile Discovery: Thursday,June 15,at 10 a.m. Professional reptile owner Bruce Shwedick will bring some of his slithery friends to the library,bringing children up close and personal with some of the worlds most marvelous creatures. Shwedick is the former Curator of Reptiles at Cypress Gardens and has visited thousands of libraries and schools all o ver the United States. Seminole Storytime: Thursday,June 28 at 2 p.m. Vann Samuels,outreach specialist at the Ah-TahThi-Ki Museum,will bring the Seminole Nations fascinating history to life through stories and artif acts. The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum is located in the Big Cypress Seminole Indian Reservation and contains 5,000 feet of exhibit space,as well as a re-created ceremonial ground and living village. NASA Starlab: Wednesday,July 11 at 1 p.m. Blast off into outer space with special guests from Kennedy Space Center. There will be a hovercraft,rocket balloons and space food,among other surprises. This program will be held at the Sebring Civic Center. Dreaming is Magic: Friday,July 20 at 11 a.m. Reach for the stars with master magician,Dallas Smith. Smithhas more than 20 years of experience as a magician and invents many of his own tricks. Children will have the opportunity to participate in this show, which is sure to amaze all ages. Star Wars Costume Party: Thursday,July 26 at 11 a.m. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars character for this party,at which the final prizes for the incentive reading program will be given. Lunch will be served, to include pizza,chips,beverages and other snacks. At noon,there will be a special presentation of Star War s: The Clone Wars. In addition to the summer p rograms,the Avon Park Public Library offers the story time for children under age 5 every Wednesday at 10 a.m. The library also shows a free childrens movie every Saturday at 11 a.m.,with popcorn for the kids. Call the library at 452-3803 to f ind out which movie will be shown. The Avon Park Public Library is at 100 N. Museum Avenue. For more information,call the library at 452-3803,visit the librarys website at www.myhic.org/.Lake Placid offers reading programsLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Memorial Library presents the 2012 Florida Library Teen Reading Sam Own the Nighton the following dates:June 19 Ghost Storieswith Van Samuels at 4 p.m. June 28 Americas Next Top Monster Contest at 3 p.m. July 12 Dying to Know (behind the scenes at Scott Funeral at 3 p.m. July 17 Live Clue at 3 p.m. July 28 Locked in at the library from 6 p.m.,until late (registration required). Also Flee the heat for a movie at 3 p.m.,on Fridays. The Lake Placid library will also present Dream Big:Read,for ages 5-13, on the following dates:June 20 Dreams and Wishes Craft/Dream Catcher.June 27 Night Nite,wear pajamas and bring a favorite stuffed animal. July 11 Night Adventures-STARLAB Time (TBD).Call the library for details. July 18 Night Owls,Craft Owl Puppet.July 24 Night Shivers:Native-American Storytellingby Van Samuels. All programs, except Starlab,are at 1:30 p.m. Call the library for Starlab programs time. The Lake Placid Memorial Library is located at 205 W. Interlake Blvd.; phone number is 699-3705. Libraries offer summer programs Special to the News-SunGlades Electric recently honored the achievements of a select group of students from its service counties: Glades,Hendry,Highlands and Okeechobee. The Glades Electric E ducational Foundation, Glades Electric Cooperative Board of Trustees,senior staff,parents,teachers,counselors,and school administrators gathered to celebrate and reward the accomplishments of these high-achieving students. The college scholarships are awarded to members children who are high school seniors and have upheld academic excellence. Each of GECs service counties receives both $4,000 and $2,000 scholarships. The students academic achievement,leadership involvement and extra-curricular activities are among some of the variables taken into consideration. The decision seems to grow more difficult each year as the number of applicants continue to rise. This is a wonderful testament to the hard work of the areas school administrators,staff, and teachers in encouraging more students to seek higher education,Glades Electric said in a press release. Additionally,GEC awarded two high school juniors with an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to visit our vations capital on an all expenses paid,week-long trip. There they join other juniors from cooperatives around the nation to tour Washington,learn the history of rural electrification,visit historic monuments and meet face-to-face with our legislators. The trip,known as the Washington Youth Tour,is sponsored by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association. Glades Electric honors top students Courtesy photo Glades Electric Cooperative recently honored students (from left) Luis Rico (Washington Youth Tour recipient), Rhonwen Gavagni, Danielle Lower, Shelby Schlueter, Dustin Chapman, Casey Hurst (Washington Youth Tour), Lindsay Hall and Brian Hester. Courtesy photo Avon Park High and Avon Park Middle school students visited Memorial Elementary, Avon Elementary and Park Elementary schools to participate in Ag Literacy Day on May 11, which is a sponsored event through Ag in the Classroom. The FFA members read the book Healthy Florida Farms and did an activity. The students gained knowledge on the Food Pyramid, agricuture and a little something about the FFA. Tori Pringle is pictured helping a student do the project. Ag Literacy Day in Avon Park Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun

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C M Y K Dear Abby: I am a 30year-old woman in a longdistance relationship with an amazing man for more than a year. We visit each other e very few months and chat online every night. Were in love and feel we are ready to move on to the next step living together. We live in different countries. He is much more established in his country and very close to his family. I am in a temporary job,and while I care for my family very much,there really isnt anything to tie me here. It makes more sense for me to move there. (Its a five-hour plane ride from here.) My family,especially my parents,are making me feel extremely guilty about even considering this move. They say I am abandoning them,and ask how could I live with myself if something ever happened? Abby,my parents are in their early 50s and in excellent health. My two sisters live near them. I fail to see why I am getting so much grief,when I just want to move on to the next stage of my life. Any advice? Pulled in Two Directions Dear Pulled in Two: Your parents are anxious because even at 30,you are still their child,and they are experiencing separation anxiety. However,at your age, you should be mature enough to decide your future. I do have a word of advice I hope youll consider: Before you commit to leaving the United States to join your boyfriend,please do some research on the rights of women in his country. Here in the U.S. we enjoy many privileges that are not shared by women outside our borders. They concern marriage,divorce,division of property and child custody. It is important that if you choose to marry him, you do it with your eyes wide open. That way there will be no surprises. Dear Abby: My adult son, Jake,is in prison for the fourth time for an indiscretion in his early 20s. He hasnt repeated the offense,but he doesnt comply with the rules of his probation and ends up back in prison. I fully supported my son when the incident happened because I felt he got a bad break,but I feel he should take responsibility for his actions. Jakes repeated offenses for noncompliance are part of a rebellious and stubborn attitude and an unwillingness to accept the lifelong consequences of his initial offense. To compound the issue,he has three daughters. He keeps popping in and out of their lives,which is very disruptive. If it werent for them,Id probably write him off (I have done that emotionally anyway),but I keep trying to maintain some kind of connection between them in case he comes around someday. Is this foolish thinking on my part? By the way,my son never married the girls mother and has never paid child support,but she has still been willing to let him be part of their lives. Writing Him Off in Illinois Dear Writing Him Off: If youre asking me for permission to take yourself out of the equation,you have it. It is not your job to maintain Jakes relationship with his daughters thats HIS responsibility. If the mother of the girls is willing to tolerate his irresponsibility,that is her choice. But if you have had enough,then its time to take a step backward. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, June 3, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 2 2 3 3 5 5 DIVERSIONS LETTEROFINTRODUCTIONBy GAIL GRABOWSKI ACROSS 1 Tip off 5 Symbols of thinness 10 Name of four Holy Roman emperors 14 Cost for classified info 19Rod on a rig 20 Tennyson work 21 Club for a chip 22 Back biter? 23 "Let's leave __ that" 24 Olive Oyl's creator 25 Penitent period 26 Univ. VIPs 27 Packrat's moving need? 29 Scan on a bulb? 31 How Hawaiian shirts are worn 32 Wears a long face 33Cartoon dog 34 Multi-vol. references 35 Bungles 36 Like Handel's music 40 Big, in Variety 43 Stretched to the max 44 Holiday landing site 45 Writer Santha Rama __ 46 Stripper's scrapbook item? 51 Gullible sort 52 Annapolis inst. 54 It might consist of sandbags 55 Cry of exasperation 56Not neg. 57 Uncompromising words 59 Jackie's predecessor 61 Spicy cuisine 64 Self-titled 1990s band album 65 Topnotch Carnival vessel? 69 Choreographer de Mille 72 Plays (with) 74 Handrail post 75 On the up-and-up 77 Consumer protection org. 79 Tavern turmoil 81 Half a '50s comedy couple 83__bene 84 Per 86 Spot for digital greeting displays? 90 Weather report staple 91 Like many rewards 93 Mysterious character 94 Acts as a shill for, say 96 Sheer 97"All done" 99 Darth's daughter 101 Poetic preposition 102 They may need breaking in 103 Scholar's pursuit, briefly 106 Moisture-resistant pullover? 110 Touchscreen device with a strap? 112 Nocturnal disturbance 113 Bop on the bean 114 Rivera of Broadway's "West Side Story" 115 Hamlet, for one 116 Go easy? 117 Court cover-up 118 Comfy-cozy 119 City north of Pittsburgh 120 Works on a muffler 121 Legal postponement 122 Impressionists 123 Mail-routing abbr. DOWN 1 Watch from behind 2 Praise highly 3 South American plain 4 Release 5 Served 6 Lofty standards 7 1964 Mary Wells hit 8 Mideast airline 9 35mm camera type 10 Massage option 11 Takes care of dinner, say 12 Stage awards 13In the know about 14 Hurriers they're not 15 Rectangular game pieces 16 Thrash 17 Pricing word 18 Formerly, formerly 28 Make __: employ 29 Deletions 30 Filled (with) 32Good word 35 The way it goes 36 Dull, ringing sound 37 Profit from a swab? 38 Man of Milano 39 "House" actor 40 UCLA athlete 41 Mirage, maybe 42 Silly-looking steak? 43 "Naughty!" 44 New addition 47 Cards with pics 48 '90s U.S. Poet Laureate __ Dove 49 Sri Lankan language 50 Parade concern 53 "This comes __ surprise" 58 Needing salt, perhaps 59 Asked for milk, in a way 60 Yard filler 62 "Yeah, right!" 63 Fightin' 66 Dental restoration 67 Poet's adverb 68 Put one's feet up 70 Trouble big-time 71 High-fives, e.g. 73 Nasty campaigner 76 Knot 77 Loud thuds 78 Letters often seen under antlers 80 Neutral tone 81 Beachgoer's shield from an offshore breeze 82 GPS reading 85 Ringo Starr predecessor 87 Golf course hazard 88Couple's pronoun 89 "Luck of the Draw" vocalist 92 They may be idle 95 Hardly encouraging words 97 Hoops gp. 98 Game played with sticks 99 Hang around 100 Think pieces 102 Supercilious type 103 Heyday 104 Illusory display 105 "Zip your lip!" 106 Display aid 107 Lying atop 108 __ B'rith 109 Pass TV attachments 110 Hit hard 111 "Paula's Home Cooking" host 114 Half a dance Solution on page 10B The day was perfect. The treetops swayed in the constant wind. Pop-Pop,can we fly the kite now?our grandson,Jonathon, asked with enthusiasm ringing in his voice. With Pop-Pops help,the kite left the ground and flew higher and higher. As the kite flapped in the breeze and swirled every which way,Jonathon, who now had control, whooped and laughed with j oy. I cheered along from the front porch. For 7 years old,he was doing remarkably well. Hang on tight,we reminded him as he maneuv ered it skillfully. And then it happened. Noooo!we heard him cry as he stumbled forward attempting to grab the handle that had slipped from his hand. Stop it! Please! We tried; but,to no avail.He cried as we w atched it soar over the house and treetops into the w oods beyond his yard. At last,I saw it slowly fall down to the ground amidst the wooded area. Ken immediately came running. As he walked toward the woods,Jonathon came along side. Ill come with you and help you Pop-Pop. I knew he probably did so with some fear and trepidation. Yet,side by side they entered the dense junglebeyond the house not sure what they might find. Sometimes God calls upon us to walk by faith into dense places of the unknown. Its kind of scary.And while we are doing our utmost to accomplish the task before us,our adrenaline is pumping. And in our minds,Gods Spirit whispers from Joshua 1:9,NKJV, Be strong and of good courage; do not be afraid, nor be dismayed,for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go. When the assignment is completed and we are back on the other side of the fence,we are exhilarated. The thing that frightened us has been conquered,our fear held at bay through praying faith. When Jonathon came in the door with kite in hand and Pop-Pop beside him, his face shone like a conquering hero. He shared about being a little scared going into the woods; how he wondered about snakes and even got a scratch on his bare arm from a bush. But together,they had been successful in felling the giant of the unknown and rescuing his kite. He remembered that courage is fear that has prayed. His voice rang with this truth as he said,My f avorite part of your being here was going into the woods with Pop-Pop to rescue my kite. Where courage leads, adventure follows. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent. Where courage leads Pause And Consider Jan Merop Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) An agreement will be nullified before you even get started,Aries. It is time to come up with a different plan of action if you want better results. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Relationship woes have slowed you down, Taurus. It could take a few days before you return to full speed. Delegate some of your responsibilities,if necessary. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini,youre giving off so much creative energy that people may flock to your side for the next several days. This newfound celebrity could be an asset. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Cancer,there is no easy way around something you need to get done at work. Being scatterbrained this week may add to the pressure of getting things done. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Leo,you have to ask a lot of questions to get to the root of a problem thats been bothering you. You have the personality to get to the answers easily. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) Virgo,an unexpected partnership could arise this week. While it may be bumpy at the start,after a few days,the two of you will have worked out all of the kinks. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Libra,after some busy months,you are ready for a vacation. This welldeserved respite could be an elaborate trip to some place exotic,if you should so choose. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio,with so many creative ideas constantly whirling in your head,it can sometimes be difficult zeroing in on one. Luckily this week you will get things in order. Sagittarius (Nov. 23Dec. 21) Sagittarius, avoid passing judgement on someone else close to you. Listen to their problems and work with them to find a good solution. Capricorn (Dec. 22Jan. 20) Theres no use procrastinating on something that needs to get done this week,Capricorn. It will only prolong the amount of time you have to worry about it. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius,patience and motivation is all you need to start tackling that to-do list. Finding a partner to help will make the work go twice as fast. Pices (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces,others often look to you for inspiration. You will not disappoint this week when you offer some unique ideas. Famous birthdaysJune 3 Anderson Cooper,reporter,45; June 4Russell Brand,actor, 37; June 5 Mark Wahlberg,actor,41; June 6 Staci Keanan,actress,37; June 7 Prince,singer,54; June 8 Kanye West, singer,35; June 9 Johnny Depp,actor,49. Gemini, your creative energy will draw crowd Horoscope Womans long-distance move gets short shrift from family Dear Abby Associated PressLOS ANGELES The Emmy Awards competition will be getting fiercer among TV movie and miniseries performers. The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences said Thursday that it will merge the leading and supporting acting categories for longform programming. Starting with the 2013 awards,new categories for outstanding actor in a miniseries or TV movie and outstanding actress in a miniseries or movie will each include six nominees,equal to other performing categories. Previously,the four movie and miniseries acting categories included five nominees each. The TV academy already chipped away at the long-form categories last year,combining the outstanding TV movie and miniseries nominees into one field. Emmys to combine acting awards for movies, minis

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