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Publication Date: 07-29-2012
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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Nadine Elliot-Tedstone is running for the District 3 on the Highlands County Commission. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y. Tedstone has lived in Sebring for 20 years. From the beginning,she said,she has taken an interest in the county,serving on a wide variety of boards and committees,including the Lake Denton Committee,the Group for Better Government,and the Highlands County Homeowners Association. She has a bachelors of science degree in finance, communications and sociology,she said,and a degree in human resources,education and international trade that includes trade zone certification. Her background is in development and international trade. I want to insist on transparency,Tedstone said. The commission should be fair and equitable to all,and I am certainly down on any increases in taxes. Tedstone said there were still items that can be cut out of the budget. NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 94 | 50 cents www.newssun .com H ighLow 94 73C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A Mostly sunny F orecast Question: Should Penn State have received a harsher penalty from the NCAA? Next question: Should the Avon Park Police Department decision be made by voters instead of just by the city council? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Michael Walsh Age 74, of Sebring O bituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 44.9% No 55.1% 099099401007 Total votes: 69 Arts & Leisure7B Books9B Business5B Classifieds8A Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Entertainment10B Horoscopes11B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B News from the Watershed7B Pause and Consider11B Scoreboard2B 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 1 1 0 0 1 1 9 9 I was too young to really worry By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Ernest Bud B rown graduated from high school in Ithica,N.Y. in 1943. The very next day he was on his way to Camp Upton on Long Island,for induction into the Army. ou knew you were going to go; the physicals were all done, said Brown,who lives on Oak Beach Boulevard in Sebring. I was drafted with my graduating class along with six or seven teachers. There were about 150 of us. One day youre in school; then ext,youre Uncle Sams boy. Assigned to the Army Air Corps,he headed to Mississippi for basic training. Following that he spent six months in mechanics school,six weeks in gunnery school,and another six months training to be a member of a air crew. He shipped out to Shipdam, England in January 1945, assigned to the 8th Air Force,44th Bomber Group,67th Squad to serve as a flight engineer aboardB -24 Liberator Bombers. Part of a permanent 10-man crew that manned different planes, Brown flew 15 missions as the war wound down in Europe. As an engineer,with the rank of technical sergeant (which became first sergeant in 1948),he sat between the pilot and co-pilot, Remembering life as a WW II bomber crewman Celebrate FreedomS pecial section honors those who served, a nd those who still stand guardINSIDETHISISSUE C ourtesy photos A B-24 had a crew of 10 members. Ernest Bud Brown, the crews flight engineer and top turret gunner, is in the center of the picture and in the top photo. The airman second from the right is the crews radio operator. All the other men are gunners. One is missing. There were four officers on a B-24 bomber crew, the pilot, co-pilot, navigator and bombardier. Worst times were not spent in the air Special to the News-SunTALLAHASSEE One of the nations leading consumer protection organizations called on federal and state authorities to take immediate action to protect patients at the Florida Institute for Neurologic Rehabilitation (FINR Hardee County on Friday. The urgent call comes on the heels of a shocking and disturbing report by Bloomberg News detailing a dangerous alleged pattern of abuse and neglect of residents at the facility. Walter Dartland,executive director of the Consumer Federation of the Southeast, on Friday issued an emergency call for state and federal authorities to immediately send a protective services team to FINR to ensure the safety and well-being of each resident. He also advocated for a state or multi-state and/or federal forensic audit of the facility to investigate its possible misuse of any federal and state tax dollars,while Consumer group calls for probe of Hardee facility See BROWN,page 6ATough decisionW eber-Callahan chooses e ducation SPORTS, 1BCentennial workC hamber plays big role in S ebring progress INSIDE, 2A G rab a spot b y the TVand p lay along w ith some Olympic B ingo LIVING, 12B Elliot-Tedstone says she will insist on transparency C ANDIDA TE P ROFILE Courtesy photo Nadine Elliot-Tedstone is running for the District 3 seat on the county commission. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING Shoppers,get ready to s ave a little cash in the upcoming days when the annual tax-free holiday b egins Friday. The state of Florida again brought back the holidayin which the laws tates that no sales tax (nor local option tax) will be collected on the sales of clothing,footwear and certain access ories selling for $75 or less. School supplies selling for $15 or less will also c ollect no sales tax during the days of Aug. 3-5. The tax holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday. Parents looking to get a jump on some early back-to-school shoppingf or the youngsters are in luck if they are planning to venture out shopping this weekend. There is no limit of items per customer under the tax-free holiday. Clothing that is under the tax-free Tax-free holiday starts Friday No sales tax on most school supplies from Aug. 3-5 G lue, both liquid and stick, is on the tax exempt list. See TAX,page 3A See HARDEE,page 3A See ELLIOT,page 3A

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C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery social security; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 6 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; above lottery nursing; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 5 5 3 3 7 7 Courtesy photo The Caladium Arts and Crafts recently recognized Janice Malony as a favorate artist. Malony has been a member of the Co-op for just a few months, but already her quilting and doll clothes have become sought after items. Malony comes to Lake Placid from Naples where she resided for more than 20 years. She is originally from Quincy Main. She has been making doll clothes since she was 8 years old. In 1986 she started quilting, and has won second and third place on quilts in the Naples Quilt Show. See and or purchase one of Malonys quilts or doll clothes at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-operative, 132 E. Interlake Blvd. in Lake Placid, or visit the website at caladiumarts.org. Galvano speaks at Tea Party meetingSEBRING Bill G alvano,a candidate for the District 26 Florida Senate seat,will speak at the Highlands County Tea Party meeting on Tuesdaya t Homers Restaurant, 1000 Sebring Square. After graduating from Sebring High School, Galvano earned an associ-a tes degree from Manatee Community College,before receiving a bachelors degree from the University of Florida and a juris doc-t orate from the University of Miami,School of Law. He was first elected to t he Florida House of Representatives,District 68 in November 2002 and wasr e-elected to three more terms. In his final term in t he House,Galvano served as chairman of the Rules and Calendar Council,c hairman of the Select Committee on Seminole I ndian Compact Review and chairman of the Select Committee on Standards of Professional Conduct. The public is invited to t he meeting. A buffet will be held at 5:30 p.m. with t he meeting starting at 6 p.m.Clark speaks at Spring Lake UMCSEBRING Judy Clark will be speaking at Spring L ake United Methodist Church,8170 Cozumel Lane,U.S. 98 South,on Sunday.The topic will be Could You Be A JohnH arper? Special guest speaker will be Nell Hays, spokesperson for the Highlands County Sheriffs Department,speaking on s afety in the home for the elderly and those living alone. Come and hear this important discussion and bring a friend. R efreshments will be served after the service.Volunteers needed at Salvation ArmySEBRING The Salvation Army,3135 Kenilworth Blvd.,is in need of people who wouldl ike to give a little time back to their community. Each month,they have a Commodities Distribution Program for individuals and families who are inn eed. They are so short on volu nteers in the summer months that it jeopardizes the continuance of the pro-g ram during these months. If you would like to volu nteer just a few hours possibly once a month,call to get more information at 385-7548,ext. 100.Whats Up Downtown?m eeting to be TuesdayS EBRING The Sebring Community R edevelopment Agency will host its next monthly Whats Up Downtown?m eeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Highlands County Convention Center a nd the Fairgrounds. The CRA staff will present an o verview of the agencs new Business Awareness and Promotional Campaign that will launch this fall. These monthly Whats U p Downtown?meetings CO MMUNITYBR IEFS C ontinued on page 5A The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce is involved in virtually all aspects of the towns progress and economic activity. Before the currentS ebring Chamber of Commerce was the Board of Trade,created in October 1914. The first thing accomplished by this board was the building of a lighting system around The Circle,onR idgewood Drive and Center Street. In 1916,all of the citizens came together to construct an official Board of Trade office on a piece of prime real estate on The Circle,which was indeedd onated by the citys founder,George E. Sebring,and the location still stands today as the Downtown SebringC hamber. For years this building served as the Board of Trade,the council chambers, town hall and city auditorium,a com-m unity center for citizens to gather, and the Sebring Womens Club started a public library in the building that s erved the public for more than 40 years. By 1917,membership had grown to 50. Shortly thereafter,in 1924,the town was swarming with real estate speculators due to the Florida Boom,and in 1925,residents saw a need to form a chamber of commerce; staff was hired, an advertising campaign begun and things were developing at a good pace.T he 1930s were challenging years, Sebring and the entire United States were in a deep depression. However, even during those trying times,the Sebring Chamber of Commerce remained active and assisted in projects such as Highlands Hammock Park, Chamber involved in all aspects of progress since Sebrings first years Centennial Notebook S ee CHAMBER,page 7A Special to the News-SunA VON PARK The Highlands County Supervisor o f Elections Office trained Aktion Club members on July 26 on how to fill out a ballot and use a voting machine. S upervisor of Elections Joe Campbell,technician S hirley Higgins and elections trainer Roy Wright attended the Aktion Club meeting atR idge Area Arc to educate the members who have disa bilities about how to vote. Campbell informed the group about the upcoming elections a nd the voting process. A training ballot was passed out so each member could practice filling it out properly. They got to vote fort heir favorite cars,musicians and ice cream as well as a couple propositions on threeday weekends and pay increases every six months. I cant eat chocolate so I voted for vanilla ice cream, A ktion Club member Raymond Jackson said. Thisi s not so hard to do. I feel better about wanting to be a voter. I feel better now,Helena Spies said after casting herb allot. Its easy to do. The training taught them how to make choices and how to properly fill out the ballot. So far,eight Aktion Club m embers have registered to become new voters. This was just the first step in teaching individuals with disabilities about the election process. The Aktion Club will be sponsoring a Political Rally at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ridge Area Arc which will allow Highlands County political candidates in the Primary and General elections to come for a tour of the facilities and make a fiveminute presentation to the audience. People with disabilities,Arc staff,caregivers,families,board members,Kiwanis Club of Sebring members and the general public are invited. There have been 11 candidates so far who have r esponded that they are attending the rally. A ktion Club is a civic group sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Sebring. It consists of adults with disabilities who help people int he community. In October,the final phase will be a five-week training program to learn about all the candidates and issues on theG eneral Election ballot. Ridge Area Arc staff will be offering this class to individuals with disabilities in their program. The purpose of this training is to educate individuals with disabilities as much as possible about voting process and the political candidates, said Aktion Club advisor Cindy Marshall. We want to eliminate the typical perception that people with learning disabilities don't understand the issues or know the candidates. In all honesty,there are very few voters who really know every candidate on the ballot. The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council and The Arc of F lorida recently launched the our Vote,Your Voicecam-p aign in an effort to help keep voting accessible for citizens with developmental disabilities. Since people with disabilities in Floridah ave experienced some severe budget cuts in the past couple years,this campaign is empowering these individuals to get out to vote so theirv oice can be heard. This will allow them to choose the next leaders of this county,state and country. The Voting In Florida:A Guide For Citizens With Disabilitiesbooklet is available for anyone who would like to learn more information about how to get people with disabilities involved in voting. This new booklet is provided in English and Spanish by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council Inc. and free copies can be ordered online at the council's Web site at www.fddc.org or call toll free at 1-800-580-7801 or TDD toll free at 1-888-488-8633. Aktion Club learns how to vote Courtesy photo A ktion Club president Alex Lopez,of Sebring,learns how to cast his ballot while Highlands County Supervisor of Elections technician Shirley Higgins gives him instructions. Supervisor of Elections Joe Campbell (from left, in back), Aktion Club member Mac Smith a nd elections trainer Roy Wright watch as each club member processed their ballot. Malony honored by Co-op July 25 41930464953x:5Next jackpot $10 millionJuly 21 101415313450x:5 July 18 137233344x:5 July 27 15112932 July 26 719232735 July 25 911222336 July 24 16142833 July 27 (n 8071 July 27 (d 1209 July 26 (n 4826 July 26 (d 8407 July 27(n 007 July 27 (d 964 July 26(n 300 July 26 (d 898 July 27 2317275 July 24 112021431 July 20 318253610 July 17 71419331 July 25 314353846 PB: 16Next jackpot $139 millionJuly 21 931385456 PB: 20 July 18 25202357 PB: 3 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center

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C M Y K also urging insurance investigators to thoroughly examine possible fraudulent activity that would milk or bilkp atientspremiums. One of the nations most t rustworthy media organizations has documented what ita sserts is a horrific,outrageous and heartbreaking series of heinous acts at a facility that is supposed to be providing care to some of the countrys mostv ulnerable patients,said Dartland. The desperate cries for help from behind FINRs closed doors are an urgent alarm that should resonate att he highest levels of federal and state government and law enforcement. Families rightfully are deeply concerned and deserve to know their loved ones are in a safe and secure environment. Dartland added that protecting public safety is the top priority and responsibility of government. If authorities need to take over control of the facility to ensure the patients are safe,then thats what needs to happen now. Bloomberg News (to see the s tory and videos,go to www.bloomberg.com and type FINR in the search box) based its deeply documented report on sources,more than 2,000 pages of court and medical records,police reports,statei nvestigations and autopsy reports. The story provides many powerful examples of the alleged abuse and neglect including instances wherep atients have died,or have reportedly swallowed fishhooks and batteries to escape the institution as well as testimonials from former patients including videotaped evidence of apparent beatings by care-t akers. The report further outlines that Floridas Department of Children and Families has received 477 allegations ofa buse or neglect at FINR since 2005,including 36 that were erifiedby its investigations. According to the state agency, 36 verified claims and others were referred to law enforcement. If state action now can prevent any further abuse of a single patient,then action is justified today,said Dartland. As part of an effort to i ncrease public awareness of the story,Dartland invited concerned individuals to get involved in the effort by joining the Protect People with Brain Injuries Facebook group set up on the site at:h ttps://www.facebook.com/Pro tectPeopleWithBrainInjuries www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, July 29, 2012Page 3A FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHO; 3.639"; 2"; Black; main a; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 1 1 G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 3 3 holiday is defined as any article of wearing apparel,including footwear with a few exceptions. Items like ski boots,roller blades,s kates,and swim fins are not covered in the tax-holiday. O ther clothing items,or accessories,such as wrist watches,bracelets,jewelry or handkerchiefs are also not included in the clothingt ax-holiday. School supplies under the tax-holiday do n ot include books. Tax-exempt items include pencils,pens,notebooks,paper,lunch boxes, markers,and many other items. A full list of items that fall under taxexempt items may be downloaded at the Florida Department of Revenues website. A full list of sales transactions and non-exempt scenarios,such as manufactures coupons, rebates and layaways are also available on www.myflorida.com/dor/. Most stores throughout Highlands County will once again participate in the Tax Holiday giving shoppers and residents ample opportunity to take advantage of the savings and prepare for the upcoming school year. C ontinued from page 1A M CT Back-to-school shoppers will be able to skip paying state sales tax on many items if they do t heir shopping from Aug. 3-5. Tax holiday on school shopping begins Friday C ontinued from page 1A For example,funds given to charities or non-profito rganizations. I have my pet organizations,Tedstone said,ut Highlands County is not a philanthropic organization or a bank. We have top ut the brakes on that hard and fast. I spare no one. Everyone has to take a cut. I support the community,she said,and I expecte veryone else to do the same. Im a bean counter, and Ive got a degree. T edstone believes people have to have a say in how the county is developed. Im a person who talks to other people,she said. I t alk to everyone from custodian to president and everyone in between. I dont careh ow big your house or your title. I absolutely will have a n open door policy. One of my goals is to have a more friendly atmosphere in the commission chambers. Im for unity. A t the same time,she expressed caution. Too m any things are happening in too many places,she said. I think we need a uni-f ormed officer at (commission) meetings. H er overall goal is to bring strong growth into a loving,caring community. Who doesnt want a booming economy? Im gladt he impact fees went down, she said. They would have been a knife in the heart. Business and professional people,those are the onesI want to attract. She believes in supporting the arts and education. The college is the gem of the county,she said. S he told of the first time she met Dr. Catherine P. Cornelius,one of Tedstonesr ole models,when Cornelius was president of then South Florida Community College. T old the president was down by Lake Glenda,she w ent looking for her. imagined her sitting in a lawn chair,sipping lemon-a de,Tedstone said. Instead she was in waders in the w ater,working with students.She would be that kind of leader,Tedstone added; one that rolled up her sleeves,although,I knowa s a commissioner my job is to make policy (not microm anage),she said. Tedstone expects to hit the ground running shoulds he be elected. I want to put my energy to good use,she s aid. This will be my job. My only focus. C ontinued from page 1A Hardee County mental facility faces scrutiny Elliot-Tedstone running for Dist. 3 commission seat B y TERENCE CHEA Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO M cKesson Corp. will pay $151 million to 29 states and the District of Columbia to settle a lawsuit alleging the companyi nflated prices of hundreds of prescription drugs,causing state Medicaid programs to overpay millions of dollars in reimbursements,o fficials said Friday. The agreement with S an Francisco-based McKesson,one of the countrys largest drugw holesalers,settles allegations the company d eliberately inflated drug prices by as much as 25 percent from 2001 to 2009. An investigation by s tate and federal agencies found that McKesson o verbilled for more than 1,400 brand-name drugs from 2001 to 2009. Theyi nclude commonly prescribed medications such a s Adderall,Allegra, Ambien,Celexa,Lipitor, Neurontin,Prevacid,P rozac and Ritalin,officials said. California will receive a bout $24 million of the settlement,said state A ttorney General Kamala Harris. That money will go to the state Medicaid program,not recipients. In these difficult budge t times,it is crucial that Californias scarce public resources support the urgent needs of our state, Harris said in a statement. e cannot allow dollars meant for patients to bed iverted to inflate corporate profits. M cKesson representative Kris Fortner said the claims against the company are without merit,but given the inherent uncer-t ainty of litigation,we determined that this settlement was in the best interest of our employees, customers,suppliers ands hareholders. e did not manipulate drug prices and did not violate any laws,Fortner said. The settlement stems from a 2005 whistleblower lawsuit that was filed under federal and states false claims statutes. It alleged that McKesson inflated average wholesale prices reported to First Data Bank,which many state Medicaid programs use to set payment rates for pharmaceutical reimbursement. The federal government settled its portion of the lawsuit in April for more than $187 million. New York will receive the largest share of the statessettlement,$36 million,according to officials with state Attorney General Eric Schneidermans office. Pharmaceutical distribution companies are not above the law.This settlement holds McKesson accountable for attempting to make millions of dollars in illegal profits, Schneiderman said. McKesson to pay $151M to settle drugpricing suit Associated PressMIAMI Miamis new Metrorail Station that will connect major hubs in the city to the airport is now open. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen will participate in Saturdays grand opening of the Miami International Airport Metrorail Station and the Orange Line Metrorail Service. A county statement says both services are the largest expansion of the countys Metrorail system since its opening in 1984. Miamis airport Metrorail Station opens

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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. 515editor@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSE xt. 507mcollins@newssun.com C IRCULATIONT ONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page 4ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com It will not be an easy decision. Here at the News-Sun,for example,there is disagreement about what is best. Thati s because there are excellent reasons to choose bringing in t he Highlands County Sheriffs Office,and just as many good reasons to stayw ith a municipal police department. A s a result,we will not make any kind of endorsement. Whatever is decided,we have faith in the sworn offi-c ers affected by the debate those in blue and those in g reen. We do believe this debate is important and worth thea nxiety if only because we now have hard facts and the m atter can be put to rest once and for all. No law enforcement officer deserves to live under the cloud of uncertainty the Avon Park police officers have had to live undert hese last several years. It is unfortunate,we think, t hat the issue is not going to a public referendum. This is the kind of situation thatd irectly touches every resident and business in the city. W e believe the people should be the ones to choose. Given that that is not going to happen,however,the city council members are nowe ven more burdened to be clear about their thinking l eading up to their choice. We expect each member to explain why they are votingt he way they are during Saturdays special meeting. P eople have a need to know the councils reasoning the more that is clear,the more likely the final decision will be accepted calmly. Again,no one envies those w ho are responsible for choosing. I f the numbers arrived at by the sheriffs office are correct,the city stands tos ave a great deal of money by contracting for the HCSO s ervices,an obvious benefit. It is also true that being a larger organization,the sheriffs office offers more chances for advancement andt raining for individual officers. O n the other hand,by bringing in the sheriffs office the city will lose directo versight of municipal law enforcement,and the sheriff i s accountable to the county, n ot the city. This could create real conflicts in the future. It would be wrong for people to use the lack of a referendum as an excuse to ignoret he whole situation. Individual council members can only respond to public opinion if they know what the public is thinking. The mayor has already s hown she is prepared to allow people their say. That m eans turning up Aug. 4 having thought about the issue. And when we makeo ur last statements as we always should in the democ ratic process we must be patient and courteous with each other. It should be the power of the arguments,not the powero f the voices,that affects the outcome. F inally,whatever is decided,we have to recognize our civic responsibilities and livew ith the outcome,no matter if it is the one we wanted. Avon Park city council faces difficult choice We certainly do not envy the five members of the city council who are faced with deciding how to provide law enforcement services to Avon Park. They have six days to make up their minds. ve been thinking a lot a bout the horrible event that happened in Aurora, C olo. last week. A guy entered a crowded movie theater and after dispensing canisters containing a noxious gas began shooting atp eople. He was quickly captured by police but not u ntil 12 people were dead, more than 50 were wounded. T he shooting brought out the best in us in some w ays. Ive heard stories of people in the theater risking their own lives to helpo r protect others. I can point to Christian Bale, who played Batman in The Dark Knight Rises (the movie being shown at t he time of the tragedy). Bale went to the hospital and made a point of visiting the wounded. He tried to do it quietly but them edia got wind of it and outed him. I think it was a kind thing for him to do. The shooting also brought out the worst of us. Some vile person put up a fan page for the shooter onF acebook (hopefully it is down by the time you read t his). Apparently members of the Westboro Baptist Church(the quotes are mine,I personally believe they have nothing to dow ith true religion) showed up at a prayer vigil for the victims. They supposedly had a sign that read God sent the shooter.A ccording to a report on Facebook,people blocked the group from the familiesview. Good for them. In the middle of the best and worst of us are the rest of us just staring in horror at what happened and trying to comprehend it. What kind of human being coolly opens fire on innocents? These were people out enjoying a movie; the worst thing they expected was for the power to go out or the film to stink. None of them expected this nightmare. And because we want to understand,we start tossing out theories. Ive heard a number of things about the shooter,none of which was verified when I was putting together this column. Hes a Christian. Hes agnostic. Joe Scarborough made the out-of-left-field assertion that the guy might be autistic,which has landed himi n hot water with a number of people. A nd there is the whole gun control debate,which Im not going to get intoh ere. Both sides have claimed the shooting p roves their particular point in regards to guns. I think both sides couldvew aited a bit before weighing in on the subject because it misses the point. W e want to assign blame. And we point at odd t hings. This happened because our gun control laws arent tough enough or there too tough. It happened because of talk radior iling people up. It happened because Obama is president. It happened because(insert your pet reason here). And its simple. Much simpler than were makingi t out to be. The tragedy in Aurora h appened because a man made a decision. He decided he was going to do something evil. Maybe he isnt totally in control ofh is behavior the jury is still out on that. But there is evidence that he was planning this for months. He chose to get some g uns and go out to hurt people. No one forced him to do this. The guns didnt shoot themselves. Rationally or irrationally, the blame for this falls squarely on his shoulders. Can we possibly agree on that? (And yes,I know his name. I just refuse to put it in this column. If I couldve referenced the Westboro group without naming them I wouldve, they dont deserve the publicity.) 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. Who to blame 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, F L 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominate d 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 solel y 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. Holmes is the responsible partyEditor: The horrible mass murder i n Aurora,Colo. is a devastating tragedy for the families and the people of this t own. All Americans should pray for these folks and as a nation we should reach out to them in their time of need. Unfortunately,there are heartless politicians whow ould rather use this horrible event to push their political agenda. Only hours after the news b egan reporting this story you had ghoulish people like Senator Frank Lautenberg a nd New York Mayor Bloomberg attacking the second amendment and gunr ights. Instead of directing the blame at the murderer and trying to comfort the families of the victims,they would rather try to score political points. It should go without saying that James Holmes,the murderer,is responsible for this killing spree. Sadly,these politicians have no problem standing over the bodies and trying to tell you differently. It is a comfort to know most Americans have more heart and know better than to listen to these gibbering elected gasbags. Dana B. Orr Avon ParkNo longer able to afford such luxuryEditor: Historydoes not just happen,is created. Who does the Republican party represent? The Republican party has violated the oaths of office for many years when it comes to representing womens rights,veterans rights,working class rights, i.e. Under the Hoover administration,the Republican party blocked the paying of the World War I bonus, killing some veterans. They have blocked the paying of World War II veterans claims by the hundreds of thousands. They tried to overthrow the government in 1929 under a Republican administration. They tried again under President Richard Nixon. They are again trying for an overthrow by the use of foreign money coming through the American Chamber ofC ommerce. They have blocked womens rights since the birth of the Republican party,a problem of equal rights being denied,a problem the Supreme Court should address. They violated the working class rights for many years, but the last four years of the Republican administration they have promoted outsourcing of jobs,using the American tax dollars to relocate to foreign cheap labor nations. In the process,they have created millions of home foreclosures destroying homeownership for millions of Americans. They,in this process,have destroyed the building industry,one of Americas largest industries. As for the healthcare of all Americans,we rank 37th in the world,yet we subsidize indirectly the healthcare for Canada and the rest of the world and also for their defense. The Republicans are blocking a one payer system for our nation,saying we cannot afford a healthcare system that we are providing for the rest of the world. As for the overthrow of government,they have blocked any movement in government for the last four years. Any Republican senator or congressman,both male and female,who have served more than two terms should be investigated and tried for treason against the American people. We did not put them in public office to represent any one group but to represent allAmericans. They,since their existence, have violated their oaths of office. They have blocked the rebuilding of Americas infrastructure for too many years,the building of which would create millions of jobs that America would even have to hire foreign labor. The protecting of world nations at the expense of the American tax system is treason. We can no longer afford this luxury. I am neither republican or democrat. I am an American first and last. Billie E. Jewett Sebring BouquetMany contribute to fundraiser successEditor: On behalf of the Friends of Dennis(Hestonabout 30 good friends,family members and members of his church,we want to publically thank the community for the tremendous support shown at our event on Friday,July 13. There are more businesses and entities that donated and assisted, but we want to highlight the major contributors and express our gratitude. Thank you to the Sebring Firemen,Inc. for cooking the chicken and for the use of their grounds.From Avon Park,Crossroads Community Church and Union Congregational for organizational help and their praise and worship teams. David Flowers also provided the sound equipment from their c hurch. Thanks to Covenant Presbyterian Church for the u se of tables and chairs and Highlands Community Church for moving the tables and chairs. From Sebring,Crossroads Fellowship Church and Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center also provided praise and worship teams. Friends of the family,Rudy Tijerina and the group, Gratitude,for additional music. Youth for Christ provided hot dogs and chips for the children and provided manpower to help at the serving table. Kidz Zone, Lake Wales First Assembly of God for the inflatables and face painting. The printing of the flyers,created by Pastor John Hahn,was donated by The Print Shop in Sebring and the tickets were created by Matthew Adam Byrd and donated by Advanced Copiers. We are also thankful to our two great local newspapers,the News-Sun and Highlands Today,for helping to advertise the event as well as Cohan Radio Group for including our event on Heartland Happenings. This was a fun family dinner that had something for everyone. We were also most grateful Dennis was able to attend. The only thing we did not count on was how tremendous the support was. In fact,we had more food than we had requested but we ran out of the complete meals. The Friends of Dennis

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C M Y K By JIM KUHNHENN A ssociated PressW ASHINGTON President Barack Obama blamed Republicans on Saturday for a stalemate that could increase taxes onA mericans next year while a leading Senate Republican cast Obama and his Democratic Party as obstructionists who want to placet he tax burden on businesses during an economic slowdown. In his weekly radio and online address,Obama pressed the Republican-con-t rolled House to extend Bush-era tax cuts for househ olds making $250,000 or less while letting lower rates on wealthier taxpayerse xpire and go up. The Democratic-controlled S enate narrowly passed such a measure earlier in the week,but the House is not expected to follow suit. Instead of doing whats r ight for middle-class families and small-business owne rs,Republicans in Congress are holding these tax cuts hostage until we extend taxc uts for the wealthiest Americans,Obama said. Responding on behalf of t he congressional GOP,Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah,the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee,said Obamas plan would do moreh arm to the economy and criticized him with almost identical language. He called for extending current tax rates for all taxpayers ands pending 2013 overhauling and simplifying the tax code. Raising taxes as our economy continues to struggle is not a solution,and the majority of Americans and busi-n esses understand that, Hatch said. The president a nd his Washington allies need to stop holding Americas economy hostagei n order to raise taxes on those trying to lead our econ omic recovery. The competing views frame todays Washington political debate and the pres-i dential contest. With the economy standing as the main issue on votersminds, Obama,rival Mitt Romney and lawmakers of both par-t ies are engaged in brinkmanship and political test votes ahead of the November election and the Dec. 31 deadline when the Bush-era tax ratese xpire. Obama used his address to take a rare swipe at Romney, even though he didnt mention his challenger by name. Republicans in Congress a nd their nominee for president believe that the best way t o create prosperity in America is to let it trickle down from the top,he said. They believe that if our country spends trillions more o n tax cuts for the wealthy, well somehow create jobs. are open to the public. Anyone who has an interest in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend.Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention Training offeredSouth Florida State Colleges Community Education Department is offering a series of Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention Training (ADAPT) courses for first-time drivers license applicants. The four-hour courses will be held 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday,Aug. 4 at the SFSC DeSoto Campus,2252 N.E. Turner Ave.,Arcadia; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday,Aug. 18 at the SFSC Highlands Campus, 600 West College Drive, Avon Park; and Saturday, Aug. 25 at the SFSC Hardee Campus,2968 U.S. 17 N., Bowling Green. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $38 and may be paid by cash,check, or credit card. Participants may register in Building B on the SFSC Highlands Campus or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information,contact the SFSC Community Education Department at 453-6661, 465-5300,494-7500,7732252,or 382-6900,ext.7 388. Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion Post 69 will host karaoke by Naomi today with Judy. Call 453-4553 for time. For more information of other events, call 453-4553. The Combat Veterans Memorial VFW Post 9853 will host NASCAR on the screen at noon today. Subject to change without notice. House Committee meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday.Uptown Country plays Friday,and karaoke by Peg and Perry on Saturday; both times set for 5-8 p.m. For details,call 452-9853. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Moose Lodge 2374 will host NASCAR on the screen. Call for time. Moose Riders meet at 7 p.m. Monday. For more information,call 465-0131. The Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 BPOE board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday. For more information,call the lodge at 465-2661. The American Legion Placid Post 25 will host L&L Duo from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and Larry Musgrave from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Riders meet at 10 a.m. Saturday.A casino trip is planned for Tuesday; for details call 655-0232. For more information on other events,call 465-0975. SEBRING The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 Mens Auxiliary will have a Deck Party from 2-4 p.m. today. Drawing for $300 gas card, music and fun. Karaoke with Mega Sounz from 5-8 p.m. Frank E.plays music from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. Events are subject to change without notice. For more information,call 385-8902. The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 will have an orientation meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. For details,call 471-3557. C ontinued from page 2A www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, July 29, 2012Page 5A D R. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 8 8 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 M ARTIAL ARTS (ppter before Aug. 6th; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 7 7 2 2 3 3 relish 3 days; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black; Relish 3 Days; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 3 8 8 0 0 COMMUNITYBRIEFS Death noticeM ichael Leon Walsh ,74, of Sebring died July 20, 2012. Private family memor ial services are yet to be determined,but will likely occur in San Jose,Calif. By CHRIS GRYGIEL A ssociated PressS EATTLE Seattle officials have agreed to an independent monitor and court oversight of the citys police department as part of a dealw ith the Justice Department following a report that found officers routinely used excessive force. City and federal negotiat ors were involved in tense talks over the scope of a deal for months,and Justice Department lawyers had threatened to sue the city ifa deal was not reached by J uly 31. s no secret there were a few bumps in the road to get here,Mayor Mike McGinn said of the agree-m ent,which was announced Friday. We do have a lot of w ork in front of us. The Justice Department launched its civil rights investigation early last year after the fatal shooting of ah omeless,Native American woodcarver and other incid ents involving force used against minority suspects. In December,a DOJ reportf ound officers were too quick to reach for weapons, s uch as flashlights and batons,even when arresting people for minor offenses. T he agreement was announced at City Hall by McGinn,Jenny Durkan, U .S. attorney for Seattle, and Thomas Perez,the J ustice Departments chief civil rights enforcer. The deal also calls for a special commission, appointed by the mayor,toc oncentrate on use of force issues. Talks between Seattle officials and the Justice Department had been hung up after city officials initially balked at some federalp roposals for reform. The settlement,which m ust be approved by a federal judge,requires the Seattle Police Department to revise use of force policies and enhance training, reporting,investigation ands upervision for situations involving use force. Police also would have to change policies and training concerning bias-freepolicinga nd stops,and create a Community Police Commission,which would be a civilian oversight body. Court oversight would c ontinue for five years,but the city could ask to end the scrutiny earlier if it has complied with the agreements for two years. This city is committed to e liminating bias,McGinn said. P erez said the agreement could serve as a way to help reduce crime and increasep ublic confidence in the citys police officers. We must continue to be well aware of the very raw feelings that many Seattle residents continue to have toward the Seattle PoliceD epartment,Perez said. Surveillance cameras and p olice-cruiser videos had captured officers beating civilians,including stomp-i ng on a prone Latino man who was mistakenly thought t o be a robbery suspect,and an officer kicking a nonresisting black youth in ac onvenience store. The earlier Justice Department report found t hat force was used unconstitutionally one out of e very five times an officer resorted to it. The department failed to adequately review the use of force and lacked policies and trainingr elated to the use of force,it said. The American Civil Liberties Union and other community groups called for scrutiny of the department after a Seattle officers hot and killed the woodcarver,John T.Williams,in 2 010. Video from Officer Ian Birks patrol car showed Williams crossing the street holding a piece of wood and a small knife,and Birk exiti ng the vehicle to pursue him. Off-camera,Birk quickly shouted three times for Williams to drop the knife then fired five shots.T he knife was found folded at the scene,but Birk later maintained Williams had threatened him. Birk resigned from the force andw as not charged. A review board found the shooting unjustified. Seattle Councilman Tim Burgess,a former city police officer,said thea greement was a good one. The fact that a federal j udge and federal monitor will be involved was key,he said. That will provide them uscle behind the reforms that will be necessary. D oug Honig,spokesman for the ACLU of Washington,was also pleased. The city and the DOJ appear to have taken ourc oncerns about excessive force,racially biased polici ng and flaws in the oversight system seriously, Honig said. The implemen-t ation is whats going to matter. S ince the beginning of 2010,the Justice Departments civil rights divisionh as previously reached settlements to reform police practices in New Orleans a nd in Warren,Ohio. It has sued the Maricopa C ounty,Ariz.,sheriffs office and the East Haven, Conn.,police department for a pattern and practice of discrimination againstL atinos and Hispanics. It is also investigating the Newark,N.J.,police department for a pattern and practice of excessive force and unconstitutional stops, searches,arrests ands eizures,and discriminatory policing; and the Miami, F la.,police department and the Portland,Ore.,Police Bureau over patterns of excessive deadly force. Seattle, federal officials agree to police reforms Obama, GOP continue confrontation on taxes 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, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 4 4 SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus one; spot red, main a; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 9 9 5 5 keeping an eye on the p lanes gauges,making inflight repairs as needed and s erving as the turret gunner when under attack. Brown is modest about his s ervice,saying the men who served earlier had a much m ore dangerous time,but Germany had not given up and he and his fellow crewm embers saw their share of action. One of the more unusual d uties the crew performed was bringing supplies to G en. George Patton and his tanks. atton was moving so fast,Brown said,it was difficult to keep him sup-p lied. The plane was stripped down and all we did was fly at tree-top level, throwing bundles of supplies out. He spoke of another mission,one where their targetw as a pocket of 250,000 German troops who had been b y-passed by advancing allies and left for French. Browns crew flew the lead plane in the air attack to wipe the force out. B rown described how cold it was in the bomber. It was cold,cold,cold,he said. Thirty degrees below.One mission he lost his glovesa nd flew the entire way back standing behind the pilot with his hands tucked into the pilots armpits. He said the worst times, however,were not in the air. I was too young to really worry,he said. At 18 and 19 you think you can do anything. It was what you go through before and after the mission that was hard. One afternoon he described what was going on around him. He still has the piece,written in pencil on now yellowed paper. Published in the summer of 2009 in the 44th Bomb Group Veterans Association newsletter,Brown writes how time dragged in the afternoons and evenings in the Flack Shack,what amounted to their home. The men spoke in hushed tones,on any topic but the next mission,he wrote. H e told how they wrote letters home,and how offic ers censored what they wrote. Brown wrote about the coal stove,around which the men gathered as music fromt he States drifted out on radios; and the late night snacks they liberated from the kitchen,where Spam wasa treat. G oing to sleep was another matter. Crews didnt fly daily,but no one knew who would fly come morning. s not much fun trying to go to sleep not knowing if its your turn to fly tomorrow or not,Brown wrote. Crews were awakened at 2:30 a.m. with the announcement of their names,the briefing time and how many gallons of fuel their plane would be carrying. It was a way of giving the men a heads-up about the mission, the greater the amount of fuel,the further they had to go 2,700 gallons topped off meant they were headed for Berlin. After a breakfast including all the fresh eggs they could eat,the bomber crews were briefed,then led in prayer by Catholic and Protestant chaplains. F inally they began to get into their flying equipment. I headed for the rear of the room where my locker was,walking past the rest oft he fellows struggling into their heavy equipment. Getting dressed for altitude flying is quite a job. First came our electrical fly-i ng suit,an extra pair of wool socks,heated shoes, summer flying suit,leather f lying shoes,a .45 pistol slung gangster fashion a round the chest,Mae West life jacket,parachute harness,silk gloves,electric gloves,flying helmet,goggles,and lastly,an oxygenm ask strapped to the side of the helmet ... I slowly treaded out to the truck. Briefly,Brown describes the pre-flight routines,but breaks off his story at this point. H e writes nothing of the mission during which the p lanes bombed German headquarters in Zossen,a few miles south of Berlin. Suddenly,he is simply safe and sound in his bunk. I lit a cigarette and settled back,my head resting comfortably on a blanket roll,half asleep,trying to settle my nerves aftert odays mission. It wasnt too bad. None of them are bad once youre back and safe in your sack. Half (of the men around me) in this world and half in the world of sleep,occasionally I would grasp the conversation of todays mission. The talk was always the same once youre back. According to the 8 Ball Tails,the 44th Bomb Group Veterans Associations newsletter,more than 350,000 Americans served in the 8th AF between January 1942 and April 1945. At its peak,the 8th could put up more than 2,000 fourengine bombers and more than 1,000 fighter on a mission. They sustained 47,000 casualties and 26,000 deaths. C ontinued from page 1A Brown recalls time between WWIImissions as worst Courtesy photo Ernest Bud Brown flew as a crew member on B-24 bombers in World War II. Courtesy photo Bud Brown spent 10 days at Hendricks Field now the Sebring airport on hisw ay home from the Army A ir Corps and WWII. One of h is sons discovered Brown mentioned it in one of his journals. I didnt remember that, Brown said laughing, even after I retired to Sebring in 1988.

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C M Y K Associated PressTALLAHASSEE An appellate court on Friday struck down a Florida law prohibiting electronic communicationby criminal gangs,but it upheld another statute that makes it a felony to recruit new gang members if they must commit a crime to join. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled the electronic communication ban violates due process and First Amendment free speech and association rights because it applies even to messages concerning noncriminal gang activities. The statute prohibits gang members from posting audio, video or still images on the Internet or other electronic communication to intimidate or harass others or to advertise their presencey. The recruitment law passed constitutional muster because it applies only if criminal activity is a condition of membership. The communication law lacks that limitation. The states interest in controlling gangscriminal and delinquent acts is a compelling one,but the government cannot effect its purposes in a provision that criminalizes innocent conduct, District Judge Stephanie Ray wrote for the panel. The unanimous opinion upheld Naymontie Nashare Enochs conviction and sentence for violating the recruitment law in Alachua County three years ago. The ruling,though, reversed his conviction and sentence of five years on probation under the communication statute. Enoch pleaded no contest to both counts. But he reserved his right to appeal Circuit Judge Mark Moseles refusal to dismiss the charges on constitutional grounds. Ray wrote that in the recruitment law,the Legislature attempted to strike a proper balance between protecting fundamental rights and using legitimate government police powers to fight the scourge of gang-related criminal activity. She noted several other states,including California, Texas,Indiana and Idaho, have passed similar laws, some of which also have been upheld by the courts. The communications law, though,is so broad that it prohibits both criminal and innocent activity and,in doing so,prohibits expression and associational activity with a purpose to benefit,promote or further even the non-criminal interests of a criminal gang, Ray wrote. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, July 29, 2012Page 7A DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 2 2 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 9 9 7 7 building a farmers market on The Circle,beautification ofT he Circle,forming a merchants association,hosting Saturday night square dances,placing 20 large billboards throughout the statea dvertising Sebring and Highlands Hammock,and bringing the Newark Bears baseball team here for spring training. I n 1940,since it was apparent the United States would become involved inW orld War II,the chamber sent a delegate to Washington,D.C. to lobbyf or an Air Force base to be located in Sebring. This was a ccomplished and Hendricks Field was built to train troops to pilot the B-17b ombers. The local military base b rought new economic activity to Sebring,however,after the war,the chamber found it once again needed to spur the economy and began thep rocess of doing something about it. By 1948,the efforts r esulted in the revival of the merchant association,conferences were held inS ebring by the state cattlemens association,Moody B ible Institute,the National Parks Association,and the Florida Pilots Association. T he 1950s brought the sports car race and the s brought a new hospital to Sebring. The unending efforts of the chamber and dedicated lead-e rship throughout the years have resulted in growing and progressing the community. Today the chamber has two locations,with the mainc hamber located at 227 U.S 27 North,and the small d owntown location where it all started,309 E. CircleP ark. The Sebring chamber continues to serve and strives to strengthen our community and has just announced then ew president/CEO,Steve Nyhan. In past chamber luncheons where Nyhan wasa keynote speaker,he credited his membership in thec hamber as one of the keys to success of his business and the networking allowed him access to people that would later impact his career. With his leadershipa nd experience,there is no doubt that the chamber will a ccomplish monumental goals in the near future. Of course,the Sebring chamber will hold events during the Centennial focusw eek and their day is Thursday,Oct. 18. B eginning with a TriChamber luncheon,open to Sebring,Avon Park and LakeP lacid chamber members and their guests,and for t hose interested in becoming chamber members. The luncheon will be at the I sland View Restaurant at Sun N Lake,at 11:45 a.m. Later that evening,the public is invited to a TriChamber /DowntownS ebring Mixer in Circle Park and the spoke streets from 57 p.m. This should be a fantastic event,free of charge and open for all to enjoy.T here will be live music and entertainment,food and beve rages of all types,vendors, conversations,networking,s miles and good cheer from all of the community. Promptly at 6 p.m.,in front of the original Board of Trade office,the DowntownC hamber,the Centennial Time Capsule with artifacts of Sebrings first 100 years will be set in the ground, and a dedication will takep lace. The Tri Chamber Mixer is followed by the Mayors Street Dance,with food,fun,dancing and delight,the Back Porch Revival will be on stage andt ake us into the night a wonderful time will be had b y all in Good Old Downtown Sebring. Mayor George Hensley urges all citizens,groups, clubs,societies and business-e s to join in the celebration. Enter the Centennial Float P arade,Boat Parade,Bed Race,Period Costume Contest,and/or be a sponsora nd make sure you attend the events planned during the f ocus week. Thursday at 4 p.m.,the Centennial Planning C ommittee meets at the Jack Stroup (Sebringvic Center and is open to the public. Come share your ideas,excitement and love ofS ebring,find out how you can be a part of creating tomorros history. For more information on any of the events,or fors ponsor opportunities,Call 655-5554,email e vents@Sebring100.com,we are active on Facebook atw ww.facebook.com/Sebring Centennial,or Sebring100.com. Thanks to the News-Sun for the opportunity to helpu s keep everyone informed on Sebrings Centennial Celebration. Reference this article every Sunday and you wont miss a thing. J en Brown is a member of the Sebring Centennial Committee. 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C M Y K 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-359-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. LARA GROUP, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, MELISSA M. LARA, and JULIO M. LARA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on July 18, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands C ounty, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on August 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Lot 17, Block 104, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 8, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, at Page 58, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. The Real Property or its address is commonly known as 5034 Fettuccine Avenue, Sebring, FL 33872. The Real Property tax identification number is C-04-34-28-080-1040-0170. 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-358-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. DELROY A. REID and TANYA FOSTER, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on July 18, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on August 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. PARCEL 1 Lot 20, Block 152A, of Leisure Lakes, Section 3, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 25, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. And PARCEL 2 Lot 21, Block 152A, of Leisure Lakes, Section 3, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 25, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. The Real Property or its address is commonly known as 3221 and 3223 Lake June Boulevard, Lake Placid, FL 33852. The Real Property tax identification number is C-21-36-29-030-152A-0200 & C-21-36-29-030-152A-0210. 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09001562GCS CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. T ROY A. KNIGHT A/K/A TROY KNIGHT;; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TROY A. KNIGHT A/K/A TROY KNIGHT; TRACY KNIGHT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TRACY KNIGHT; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 9 AND 10, BLOCK E, ASA LEWIS SUBDIV ISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 73, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on August 7, 2012. DATED THIS 13th DAY OF JULY, 2012. 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 pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 13th day of July, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 22, 29, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 10THJUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 28-2009-CA-000091 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE GSAMP TRUST 2006-NC1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-NC1, Plaintiff, vs. BETTY GODFREY, A/K/A BETTY JO GODFREY, A/K/A BETTY JONES COLLINS; et. al., Defendants. R E-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 23, 2009, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000091 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE GSAMP TRUST 2006-NC1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-NC1, is Plaintiff and BETTY GODFREY, A/K/A BETTY JO GODFREY, A/K/A BETTY JONES COLLINS; et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M. on the 16th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 12814, 12815, 12817 AND 12818 INCLUSIVE OF AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 40, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 83, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address: 1905 WEST NASSAU ROAD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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, Highlands County, Florida, this 19th day of July, 2012. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT The Board of Supervisors of the Spring Lake Improvement District will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at the Spring Lake Improvement District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida, for the purpose of hearing comments from the public on the adoption of the proposed budgets for the Fiscal Year 2013, and to hear public comments of certain rates, fees, charges, and operating policies f or the District's water utility system. A copy of the budget(s District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida, as well as the District website at www.springlakefl.com The Board will also consider any other business, which may properly come before it. EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE MEETING IS A DVISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Joe DeCerbo Manager July 22, 25, 29, 2012 U. S. DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA Appointment of New U. S. Magistrate Judge Fort Lauderdale, FL The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Florida at Fort Lauderdale. The current annual salary for the magistrate judge position is $160,080 per year. The term of office is eight years. A full public notice for the magistrate judge position is posted on the Court's Internet website at: www.flsd.uscourts.gov Interested persons may contact the clerk of the district court for additional information and application forms. The application form is also available on the Court's website www.flsd.uscourts.gov. Applications must be submitted electronically to: Flsd_magistratejudgerecruitment@flsd.uscourts.gov by August 31, 2012. July 29; August 17, 29, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-CA-000058 BANK OF AMERICA, NA., Plaintiff, vs. PAMELA CAMPBELL, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000058, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and PAMELA CAMPBELL IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 17th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 55 OF GRAND OAKS ON LAKE DAMON, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 85, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable y ou to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 18th day of July, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C ase No.: FC-12-4 RITA GUARJADO, Petitioner; and, SANTIAGO GUARJADO Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Santiago Guarjado YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to: Rita Guarjado, Petitioner, 1210 W. 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AD RATESG ARAGE SALE6 lines 2 days $115 03 days$14(additional lines $1 eachM ISCELLANEOUSm erchandise over $1005 lines 6 pubs$1750(additional lines $3 eachR EAL ESTATE EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORTATION5 lines 6 pubs $31506 lines 14 pubs$71 1050Legals 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-000126-O DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-2, Plaintiff, vs. PEDRO A. DIAZ A/K/A PEDRO DIAZ AND OLIVIA HERNANDEZ, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000126-O of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS T RUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-2, is the Plaintiff and PEDRO A. DIAZ A/K/A PEDRO DIAZ; OLIVIA HERNANDEZ; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, NC., AS NOMINEE FOR FREMONT INVESTMENT & LOAN; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 are the Defendant(s Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on August 20, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, BLOCK 143, LAKEWOOD TERRACES, SHEET 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 94, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of July, 2012. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 711. July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CA-001609 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. ANTHONY D. CASERTA. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-001609 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 ANTHONY D. CASERTA are defendant(s der 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., August 17, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 27, BLOCK 100, PLACID LAKES SECTION FOURTEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (8632 receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813 (813 July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 28-2012-CA-000446 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. HERBERT G. ORELLANA, ELIZABETH ORELLANA, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ELIZABETH ORELLANA CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS 20 NAVARRE AVE CORAL GABLES, FL 33134 You are notified that an action to foreclosure a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: UNIT A-201, THUNDERBIRD HILL MANOR CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 969, PAGE 225, AND AMENDMENT RECORDED IN O.. BOOK 970, PAGE 602, AND AMENDMENT RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1095, PAGE 0394, ALL OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. LYING IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. commonly known as 611 MANOR CIR # A-201, SEBRING, FL 33872 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Paul M. Messina, Jr. of Kass Shuler, P.A., plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813 (or 30 days from the first date of publication, whichever is later) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated: July 20, 2012. CLERK OF THE COURT Honorable ROBERT W. GERMAINE 590 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870-3701 /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL J uly 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001720 DIVISION: BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. DONALD COMER AKA DONALD E. COMER, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated July 17, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001720 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and DONALD COMER AKA DONALD E. COMER; JUNE S. COMER; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 16th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said F inal Judgment: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF BLOCK A, OF ORANGE HEIGHTS, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 55, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF BOCK A FOR A DISTANCE OF 155.00 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF BLOC K A FOR A DISTANCE OF 60.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH FOR A DISTANCE OF 129.25 FEET; THENCE WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 60.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH FOR A DISTANCE OF 129.25 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. COMPRISING A PART OF LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK A, OR ORANGE HEIGHTS, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 55, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA AND IN REPLAT OF ORANGE HEIGHTS, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 1 29, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 8 E. ORANGE STREET, AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on July 18, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09078725 COUNTRYCAL-SPECFHLMC--Team 2-F09078725 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. July 29; August 5, 2012 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IF HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of ``P9900 Commercial Contracting Services'' located at 102 Ivy Avenue, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 29th day of July, 2012. M.C.'S Painting Inc. July 29, 2012 1050L egals Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 314-9876 Then shop till you drop!Page 8ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 9A Contact UsBy Phone(863By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC-12-239 I N RE: ESTATE OF CEOLA LUVELLA WELLS a/k/a CEOLA L. WELLS 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 Ceola Luvella Wells a/k/a Ceola L. Wells, deceased, File Number PC-12-239, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was October 9, 2011; that the total value of the estate is $20,374.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name and Address Phillip M. Wells, Sr. Post Office Box 152 Yonkers, NY 10710 Phillip M. Wells, Jr. 911 South Woodrow Avenue Avon Park, FL 33825 Katrecia L. Wells 167 High Barney Road Middletown, NY 10940 Twong P. Wells Post Office Box 913 Yonkers, NY 10703 Pakitta G. Wells 911 South Woodrow Avenue Avon Park, FL 33825 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 29, 2012. Person Giving Notice: Pakitta G. Wells 911 South Woodrow Avenue Avon Park, FL 33825 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Person Giving Notice: 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 By: /s/ Thomas L. Nunnallee THOMAS L. NUNNALLEE Florida Bar No. 0062162 E-Mail Address: tnunnallee@bnpalaw.com July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 28-2011-CA-000941 Division: Civil DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007-2 NOVASTAR HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 P laintiff, v. PATTY LEE YOUNG A/K/A PATTY L. YOUNG; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATTY LEE YOUNG A/KA/ PATTY L. YOUNG; CITY OF SEBRING, FLORIDA; UNKNOWN PERSON(S SUBJECT PROPERTY; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated July 17, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2011-CA-000941, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007-2 NOVASTAR HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 is Plaintiff, and PATTY LEE YOUNG A/K/A PATTY L. YOUNG AND CITY OF SEBRING, FLORIDA, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 AM at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on 15th day of August, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOTS 39 AND 40, BLOCK 176-B, SEBRING SUMMIT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 1731 Evangeline Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on July 18, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla MichalakD eputy Clerk (COURT SEAL July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-246-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. CUB CITY LEARNING CENTER, INC., a Florida corporation; KENNETH PALMERTON, Individually; TAMMY PALMERTON, individually, and THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on July 18, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on August 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Lot 8, in Block 65, of SECOND ADDITION TO T HE TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Transcript Book, Page 7, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Address: 204 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 Real Property Tax ID No.: S-29-34-29-070-0650-0080 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11-000640GCS LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION,I NC., a non-profit Florida corporation, Plaintiff, vs. FRANK ORPHE and JULIA GRANT, et. al.; Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 19th day of July, 2012 and entered in Case No. 11-000640GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in ad for Highlands County, Florida, wherein LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation, is the Plaintiff, and FRANK ORPHE and JULIA GRANT, are the Defendant(s highest bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 17th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot No. 623 PLEASE SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT ``A'' PROPERTY ADDRESS: 432 LAS PALMAS CIRCLE, AVON PARK, FLORIDA 33825 LOT 623 EXHIBIT A A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART), FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 12; THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00'00'' EAST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT 12, 102.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 12'35'' WEST, PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 12, 330.01 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 47'25'' WEST, 42.36 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52'43'' EAST, 58.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07'17'' EAST, 26.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 52'43'' WEST, 58.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 07'17'' WEST, 26.70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 19th day of July, 2012, in Highlands County, Florida. BOB GERMAINE, as Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10000029GCS BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P.P laintiff, vs. JANET LAFATA; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS A NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK FSB; VINCENT A. LAFATA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10000029GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and JANET LAFATA, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS A NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK FSB; VINCENT A. LAFATA and UNKNOWN TENANT(S POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, and UNKNOWN TENANT(S SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 17th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 3, BLOCK 28, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 D AYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 18th day of July, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 1050L egals 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282009CA001630A000XX PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR BY HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK Plaintiff, vs. PATRICK J. WILLIAMS, et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY given pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 19, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282009CA001630A000XX of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR BY HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK is the Plaintiff and PATRICK J. WILL IAMS; SAFFIATU BETTY KANDEH; UNKNOWN SOUSE OF SAFFIATU BETTY KANDEH, AND NYSOLA GRANT, are the Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, of t he Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, on August 14, 2012, the following described property set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: B eing a parcel of land lying in Section 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florid and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said section 12; thence bear S 00 degrees 03'13'' W, along the East line of said section 12, for a distance of 865.52 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue S 00 degrees 03'13'' N. along said East line of section 12, for a distance of 558.81 feet to a point; thence bear S 89 degrees 10'08'' W for a distance of 1552.52 feet to a point; thence bear N 00 degrees 0'13'' E for a distance of 561.22 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 degrees 10'08'' E for a distance of 1552.52 feet to the point-of-beginning. Containing 20.0 acres, more or less, and being subject to any and all easements, restrictions, reservations and rights of way of record. Together with and subject to the following described easements: A 50.00 feet perpetual non-exclusive easement for right of way ingress, egress and regress lying in sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, and being more particularly described as the West 50.00 feet of Said sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida; And Being 70.00 feet easements for the purpose of ingress, egress, utilities and drainage, lying in sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: being the East 70.00 feet of sections 1 and 12, Township 38 S outh, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida; And Lying in section 1, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida and being 35.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Southwest corner of said section 1; thence bear N 00 degrees 30'32'' East along the West line of said section 1, for a distance of 200.23 feet to the point of Beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear N 89 degrees 10'08'' E fora distance of 5288.00 feet to the intersection with the East line of said section 1, and the point of terminus of said centerline of easement; And Lying in sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, and being 35.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Southwest corner of said section 1; thence bear N 00 degrees 30'32'' E, along t he West line of said section 1, for a distance of 200.23 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 degrees 10'08'' E for a distance of 3058.61 feet to the point of beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear the following bearings and distances along Said centerline of easement; S 08 degrees 54'09'' W for a distance of 256.25 feet to a point; S 39 degrees 34'01'' W for a distance of 191.60 feet to a point; S 26 degrees 1439' W for a distance of 214.13 feet to a point; S 33 degrees 09'48'' W for a distance of 125.94 feet to a point; S 54 degrees 3435' W for a distance of 60.99 feet to a point; S 72 degrees 60'41'' W for a distance of 105.22 feet to a point; S 89 degrees 44'11'' W for a distance of 360.18 feet to a point; S 75 degrees 06'10'' W for a distance of 241.98 feet to a point; S 14 degrees 55'30'' W for a distance of 107.03 feet to a point; S 05 degrees 22'55'' E for a distance of 287.70 f eet to a point; S 24 degrees 07'15'' W for a distance of 163.72 feet to a point; S 00 degrees 12'06'' E for a distance of 252.14 feet to a point; S 26 degrees 49'52'' W for a distance of 152.10 feet to a point; S 10 degrees 10'09'' W for a distance of 301.16 feet to a point; S 07 degrees 60'61'' E for a distance of 123.88 feet to a point; S 32 degrees 1750'' W for a distance of 329.78 feet to a point; N 04 degrees 26'36'' W for a distance of 73.66 feet to a point of curvature of a curve concave to the South and having for its elements a radius of 186.68 feet, a central angle 31 degrees 53'29'', a chord bearing of S 63 degrees 11'51'' W and a chord distance of 102.57 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 103.91 feet to the point of curvature concave to the southeast and having for its elements a radius of 143.13 feet, a central angle of 69 degrees 26'14'', a chord bearing of S 12 degrees 3229'' W and a chord distance of 163.01 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 173.42 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence bear: S 22 degrees 10'08'' E for a distance of 309.76 feet to a point; S 08 degrees 54'55'' E for a distance of 292.18 feet to a point; S 08 degrees 06'57'' W for a distance of 198.17 feet to a point; S 33 degrees 10'02'' E for a distance of 134.22 feet to a point; S 02 degrees 12'00'' W for a distance of 266.15 feet to a point of curvature of a curve concave to the northeast and having for its elements a radius of 139.87 feet, a central angle of 70 degrees 02'46'', a chord bearing of S 30 degrees 33'27'' E and a chord distance of 160.54 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 170.99 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave to the north and having for its elements a radius of 111.85 feet, a central angle of 64 degrees 66'11'', a chord bearing of N 81 degrees 57'04'' E and a chord distance of 120.09 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 126.77 feet to a point of reverse curvature of a curve concave to the south and having for its elements a radius of 136.53 feet, a central angle of 49 degrees 46'36'', a chord bearing of N 74 degrees 21'46'' E and a chord distance of 114.88 feet; thence bear along said curve an arc length of 118.57 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence bear: S 80 degrees 46'26'' E for a distance of 280.54 feet to a point; N 86 degrees 48'44'' E for a distance of 483.46 feet to a point; N 70 degrees 19'52'' E for a distance of 166.64 feet to a point; N 52 degrees 33'36'' E for a distance of 144.46 feet to a point; N 51 degrees 17'35'' E for a distance of 134.00 feet to a point; N 17 degrees 08'51'' E for a distance of 46.38 feet to a point; N 14 degrees 44'47'' W for a distance of 203.88 feet to a point; N 02 degrees 40'47'' E for a distance of 137.08 feet to a point; N 07 degrees 19'26'' W for a distance of 164.46 feet to a point; N 45 degrees11'52'' E for a distance of 54.02 feet to a point; N 8105113 E for a distance of 159.97 feet to a point; S 63 degrees 00'68'' E for a distance of 232.42 feet to a point; N 84 degrees 59'22'' E for a distance of 150.14 feet to a point; N 37 degrees 03'19'' E for a distance of 470.83 feet to a point; S 81 degrees 07'26'' E for a distance of 742.85 feet to a point; N 59 degrees 08'10'' E for a distance of 807.62 feet to the intersection with the East line of said section 12, and the point of terminus of said centerline of easement. Tax ID: C-12-38-30-010-0000-0310 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST F ILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 534-4686 (Voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at Highlands County, Florida, this 20th day of July, 2012. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012

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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 09000496GCS SEC.: Civil U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ABFC 2006-HE1 TRUST, Plaintiff, v. AARON ADALE DRIGGERS AKA ADALE DRIGGERS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AARON ADALE DRIGGERS AKA ADALE DRIGGERS NKA TIFFANY DRIGGERS AND AUDREY DRIGGERS Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 17, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 09000496GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth J udicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 15th day of August, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Com-m erce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: THE NORTH 639.67 FEET OF THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 39 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA, LESS EXISTING ROAD RIGHTS OF WAY AND ALSO LESS PARCEL A, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTH QUARTER CORNER OF SAID SECTION 23; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 53'16'' WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 23 A DISTANCE OF 672.09 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52'51'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF SAID PARCEL A; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 26'16'' WEST ALONG A LINE 30.00 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 23, SAID LINE ALSO BEING THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF VENUS CLUBHOUSE ROAD, A DISTANCE OF 365.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52'51'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 300.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 26'16'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 365.00 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 23; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 5 2'51'' EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 300 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 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 TDD: (863 or (800Florida Relay Service 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 18TH DAY OF JULY, 2012. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA July 29; August 5, 2012 1050L egalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-296 IN RE: ESTATE OF DORIS J. EHNIS, a/k/a DORIS WETZEL EHNIS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DORIS J. EHNIS, a/k/a DORIS WETZEL EHNIS, deceased, whose date of death was March 16, 2012, and whose social security number is 368-28-7716, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal 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 b e 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 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is July 22, 2012. Co-Personal Representatives: /s/ Charles A. Rogers CHARLES A. ROGERS, SR. 2509 Davis Court Sebring, FL 33870 / s/ Charles A. Rogers Jr. 26388 N.W. 160 Place High Springs, FL 32643 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 July 22, 29, 2012 DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 11A SATURN '99.A/C & Heat. Runs good. 123K mi. Asking $1500. Call 863-443-7906. 9450Automotive for Sale 9000 Transportation 8000 Recreation NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states tha t all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. KITTENS 3males. Free to good home. 2 orange, 1 black & white calico. Call 863-471-3074 7520Pets & SuppliesFOR SALEWalker Mower 2000 hrs. 56 in. deck. Call 863-382-4918 7400Lawn & Garden RANCH SALEToys, Farm Equipment, House Wares, Miscellaneous Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8am to 4pm 2024 S. Van Horne Ave. Lorida Call 786-399-2389 for info BENEFIT ESTATESale: Aug. 3-4 8am-1pm at 401 Citroen Dr., Sebring. Heavy duty ext. ladder, hutch, ent. cent er, refrig., 2 BR suites w/ Craftmatic elec. beds, more. Proceeds to benefit St. John United Methodist Church. 7320Garage &Y ard Sales WET SAWFOR CUTTING TILE 10" 2X4 Tray for Water. $95 obo. Must sell! Call 863-449-0382 VCR TAPES(4685 CASSETTS (67) All for $40 (will sell separately) 863-402-2285 UP EASYCHAIRLIFT. Electric. Lifts you up out of any chair, just push lever down. $50. Call 863-382-7469 TWIN BEDincludes frame box spring & mattress. $100. Call 863-368-2885 TELEVISION 19"RCA, color. Works like new. Great cond. $30 Cash. Call 863-382-6210 TABLE SAW10" Craftsman. Brand new in box. $95 obo. Must Sell! Call 863-449-0382. STOVE/OVEN. WORKSwell. $80 Call 863-272-9301 STOVE, GLASStop. Like new. Great cond. $100 will trade for refrigerator. Call 863-451-6163 STOVE ELEC.Kenmore Full size. $100 Call 863-453-0460 leave message. ROCKER/RECLINER CHAIR,brown w/footstool $85 863-214-8462 ROCKER/RECLINER CHAIR,blue fabric $65 863-214-8462 REFRIGERATOR KENMORE.Good Cond. $100. Call 863-453-0460 leave message. REFRIGERATOR GOODcond. $80 Call 863-873-4132 POLO SHIRTSMen's 11 Medium sizes. perfect cond. $35 for all. 863-453-3104 POLO SHIRTSMen's 11 Medium sizes. perfect cond. $35 for all. 863-453-3104 PEDESTAL DININGTABLE w/leaf, solid wood. $100 Call 954-326-2001 ORANGE BARRIERFENCE 4'x100'. Used once. $25 obo. Call 863-382-4042 KENMORE ELITEDRYER Large Capacity Heavy Duty. Excel cond. $100. Call 863-465-1952. HEDGE TRIMMERBlack & Decker 16". Works great. $15 SOLD!!!! GOLF CLUBSKing Snake, 15pc., plus bag, sportsman 2000 tees, balls etc. $10. 863-402-2285 GEORGE FOREMANGRILL Used twice. $12.00. Call 863-446-0972 GAS MOWER,ELECTRIC EDGER. $100 OBO. CALL 863-840-0018 FREEZER WHIRLPOOL20 cu. ft. upright. Works great. $100 Call 863-465-1264 END TABLES& Lamps (2 $75 Call 863-257-0597 DROP SPREADERScott's Turf Builder Classic. Holds up to 10,000 sq. ft. of lawn product. 22" spread for max. coverage. Used once. $30 obo. 863-382-4042 CEILING FANLt. Beige. Decorative leaf blades. Hampton Bay. $50 Call 863-273-3575 CARPET CLEANERattachment for Rainbow vacuum cleaner. Never used, still in box. $50. Call 863-385-1671 or 863-447-3431 BOOKS CHRISTIAN& Regular. $ .50 Call 863-452-0903 BOOKS CHRISTIAN& Regular. $ .50 Call 863-452-0903 BABY STROLLERSYSTEM EDDIE BAUER, Michelle Adventure Sport Travel w/2 car seats 1 new in box. New model out this year. $50. Call 863-381-8052 ANTIQUE -Horse Collar w/ attached mirror-brass & wood haines attached ea. side. Beautiful! $50. 863-402-2285 ANTENNA SIGNALBOOSTER/AMP. Never used, high gain-29db VHF & UHF. 75 OHM in/out. MSRP $118.99. $70 Call Andy 863-873-4939 7310B argain BuysANTENNA POLENever used 30', heavy duty telescoping mast. Only $70 Call Andy 863-873-4939 7310Bargain BuysA SWIMMINGPOOL DECK & HOT TUB. EVERYTHING GOES! Make Offer. Call 863-452-1817 7300Miscellaneous 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseSEBRING AVAILABLE .3922 Kenilworth Blvd, 3000 sq ft, $1100/mo : A/C office, BA, lg overhead doors, near Sebring High School. 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Call for details: 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. 6050D uplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsPALM 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, BEAUTIFULcountry home, 2.5 fenced acres. 2,780 sq.ft. under 2 yr. roof, country kitchen/lots of cabinets/granite tops. 3/2.5/2. Plenty of extras. Julio 314-4486. Asking $279,000. 4080Homes for SaleSebring 4000 R eal Estate 3000 FinancialWE ARE LOOKING FOR ANOTHER GREAT SMILE to join our team at David Willey, DMD, PL. Do you possess a sunny energetic attitude? Are you detailed and organized? Our dental practice is looking for a new team member who is multi-talented and can help our practice and patients as a Front Desk Office Administrator. Call 863-873-2997 to hear a message from Dr. David Willey with more details about the position and instructions on how to apply for this position. SECRETARY FORSERVICE DEPARTMENT F/T MonFri. Must possess good computer and phone skills. Please apply at Glade and Grove Supply Company,POSITION FILLED! ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK We currently have FT and PT C.N.A positions available for all shifts. If you want to become part of the Royal Care team call Maria Perez or Alvina Perry at 863-453-6674 of apply in person. EOE/MF/DFWP RECEPTIONIST FULLTIME RECEPTIONIST position available from 9:30 am. to 6pm., Monday-Friday at Royal Care of Avon Park. must be able to type 50 WPM and have knowledge of Word and Excel and Switchboard experience a must and a customer service approach. Apply in person ar Royal Cre of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd. Avon Park. 863-453-6674 EOE, M/F, DFWP. PROGRAM COORDINATORGrant funded. LPN or higher degree w/health care background & 2 yrs. management exp. See full job description at hrhn.org. Fax resume to 863-452-6882 or email to kelly.johnson@hrhn.org. No phone calls please. EOE/DFWP. NEW CHRISTIANPRESCHOOL Looking for Christian Teachers. Please call 863-402-2408 for more information. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR ( P/T) Position to teach Medical Terminology courses at SFSC Highlands Campus (Avon Park Must be a Medical Office Assistant, Coder, RHIT, R HIA, or LPN. Teaching exp. pref. $19.88/contact hr. Open until filled. For details visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com. (863 MAINTENANCE MECHANIC:Harrell's Horticultural Products has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanic. Please call 863-687-2774 and ask for Human Resources. 2100H elp Wanted MEDICAL ASSISTANTfor very fast paced Podiatry Office. Experience helpful. Multi-Task position, with emphasis on computer technology. Send resume to Box 118, The News Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. LOOKING FORLICENSED STYLIST/BARBER for busy shop on US 2 7 in Avon Park-must be able to work Saturdays, and willing to work with no drama! Must be able to demonstrate skills. Own clientele a plus. Call 863-452-1400 DOG SITTERNEEDED Must be able to stay at my house while I am gone. Must be dependable. This is an as needed position. Call 567-277-0839. DIRECT SUPPORTPROFESSIONALS wanted for Avon Park Intermediate C are Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma and 1 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at 55 E. College Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825. COME JOINOUR WINNING TEAM! We are looking for RN, LPN, PT, OT, ST, HHA and MSW. Interviewing Tuesday, July 24th from 10:30am 2pm. at the Residence Inn 3221 Tubbs Rd, Sebring Fl. 33872 For more info. call Donna Russo 954-591-4903 *ARNP ORPA *Office Manager Details @ www.flcancer.com 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentLOST WEDDINGRING Solitaire Diamond with a jacket of diamonds. Lost at Penny's in Lake Placid in the vicinity of the Shoe Dept. Reward for return. Call 863-465-2157. 1200Lost & Found 1100A nnouncementsj ect any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if a n award is made, will be made to the most responsible b idder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. K irk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent S ebring, Florida July 29; August 1, 2012 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsINVITATION TO BID The City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purc hasing Department for: R FQ #13-013: BUSH HOG MOWING of RIGHT-OF-WAYS Commodity Code 962-15 Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from our website at: mysebring.com. or by con-t acting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110, F ax 863-471-5168, or email: kirkzimmerman@mysebring.com at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce Ave Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining d ocuments via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the d ocument. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid n umber and name as to identify the enclosed bid. Bids m ust be delivered to the City Of Sebring Purchasing Office Attn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no l ater than 10:00 AM, August 9, 2012, of the official time c lock in the purchasing office. Proposals received later than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids that a re incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, of any other type of delivery service. The submitting firm will be required to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and ordinances of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, b ut not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government Equal Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804 visions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. & sect;287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in Fla. Stat. §287.134, et seq, as amended, regarding discrimination. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or re1055H ighlandsCounty LegalsNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A VARIANCE REQUEST HEARING NO. 1722 Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a PUBLIC HEARING w ill be held before the HIGHLANDS COUNTY Board of A djustment on the 14th day of August, 2012, beginning a t 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the C ounty Commissioners Board Room, Highlands County Government Center Building, 600 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida, to consider a special exemption to allow a mobile home as an accessory use for security to protect property against vandals, thieves, etc. (existing u se), within the area described as follows: an approximate 1.05 acre parcel located on Associate Boulevard .10 miles s outh of US 98, the address being 8040 Associate Boulevard, Sebring, Florida; and legally described as follows: L ot 9, Highlands Industrial Park, according to the plat t hereof as recorded in Plat Book 14, Page 20, of the Publ ic Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person or persons interested or affected by this c hange are invited to attend this hearing. You may subm it comments in writing to the attention of Linda Conr ad, Zoning Supervisor, P.O. Box 1926, Sebring, Florida 3 3871-1926, or you may call (863 i nformation. Please reference the above hearing number when calling or writing. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. A LL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE. ANY PER-S ON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY T HIS COMMITTEE/GROUP, IN PUBLIC HEARING OR M EETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT, FOR S UCH PURPOSE, HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE T HAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS M ADE, WHICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY A ND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, F LORIDA, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF A NY INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DISC RIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE THE BOARD'S FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS T O, PARTICIPATION, EMPLOYMENT OR TREATMENT IN I TS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES. ANYONE REQUIRING R EASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN T HE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26, FLORIDA STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MRS. MELISSA BRUNS, ADA COORDINATOR AT 863-402-6509 ( VOICE), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 711, OR BY E -MAIL: MBRUNS@HCBCC.ORG REQUEST FOR CART OR I NTERPRETER SERVICES SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO PERMIT COORDINATION OF THE S ERVICE. ONE OR MORE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY BE PRES ENT AT THE PLANNING & ZONING AND THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY MEETING. ONE OR MORE LAKE PLACID TOWN COUNCIL MEMBERS M AY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING. J im Brooks, Chairman July 29; August 3, 2012 1050L egals C lassified ads get fast results C HECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is c orrect. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be h appy to fix it as soon as we c an. If We can assist you, please call us:3 14-9876 N EWS-SUN CLASSIFIED DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876SFCC HUMAN RESOURCES 2X3 AD # 00021835AGERO 3X10.5 AD # 00021886HYPER GRAPHICS 2X3 AD # 00021475AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00021016 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00021002 NORTHGATE FURNITURE 1X3 AD # 00021021 RIDGE AREA ARC 1X3 AD # 00021052

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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comW hen last we left Lake Placids Dylan WeberCallahan, he had a very tough choice to make. In the early going of his freshman season with the baseball team at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD learned that this would be the last go-around for the schools baseball program. Weber-Callahan, of course, then went on to pitch a sterling season, including a 6-4 record with five complete games among his 12 starts and a 2.17 ERA. He also turned in a masterful, one-run, complete-game performance to knock off top-seed Embry-Riddle in the opening game of the Sun Conference tournament. Much like the sharks are currently circling the Penn State football team, so too w ere schools taking notice of Weber-Callahans breakout campaign and placing calls to join their programs. The choice might have seemed a simple one. A young ballplayer, with his first exposure to college coaching and starting to realize his potential, being given the chance to continue his progress. But it would have come at the cost of the architectural education he so desired his main reason for working to get into the prestigious school to begin with. e had gotten so used to, and enjoyed watching him play that we were kind of hoping it would continue, mother Laurie Weber said. Throughout it all, though, he was the one being the adult which is pretty remarkable in this situation for a 19-year old. Weber-Callahan did his due diligence and weighed his options. I had two real tempting offers, both 75to 100-percent scholarships, one of those being the University of South CarolinaBeaufort, he said. Its only 30 minutes north of Savannah and they made it to the NAIAWorld Series this year. It would have been pretty cool to be on a team that just had been there the previous year. But none of the schools that offered me scholarships had architecture as a major, so I wouldnt have been able to study what I wanted to, he continued. That was the hardest part weighing playing baseball against a career in architecture. From earlyto mid-summer Weber-Callahan wrestled with his options before deciding in recent weeks that it was time to hang up the old cleats. Of course, if our program wouldnt have been cut, Id still be playing baseball next season, he said. But I decided to stay at SCAD. Im comfortable in Savannah, I love the school and my major. Im at least glad that I went out with a great freshman season. SPORTS B SE CTION Inside This Section Barber moves to safety . . .3B T annehill a no-show . . .3B Lewis shares Evian lead . . .3B News-Sun Sunday, July 29, 2012 Courtesy photo Despite having the option to continue his collegiate baseball career elsewhere, Dylan Weber-Callahan has opted to stay at SCAD and continue his education. Hanging em up MCTphoto The Olympic cauldron burns in Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the L ondon 2012 Summer Olympic Games By ERIN McCLAM and JOHN LEICESTER Associated PressLONDON Shaken and stirred. James Bond and the queen teamed to give London a wild Olympic opening like no other. And creative genius Danny Boyle turned Olympic S tadium into a jukebox, cranking up world-beating rock from the Beatles, the Stones and The Who to send the planet a message: Britain, loud and royal proud, is ready to roll. Now over to you, athletes. It was a brilliant introduction to kick off a 17-day festival of sports. Queen Elizabeth II, playing along with movie magic from director Boyle, provided the highlight of the Oscar-w inners high-adrenaline show. W ith film trickery, Boyle made it seem as if Britains beloved 86-year-old monarch and its most famous spy parachuted into the stadium together. Daniel Craig as 007, the queen, playing herself, and her royal corgis starred in a short movie filmed in Buckingham Palace. Good evening, Mr. B ond, she said before they were shown flying by helicopter over London landmarks and then leaping Opening ceremony gives Olympics a rocking start See GAMES, Page 4B Courtesy photo Top left: The Dixie Ozone participants were introduced Friday in Cleveland, Miss., during the opening ceremonies of theW orld Series. The Team Heartland Majors, at their opening banquet Friday, and Pre-Majors squads were to get underway in their World Series tournaments with 10 a.m. Saturday games in Laurel, Miss. and Guntersville, Ala., respectively, against Camden, Ark. and Southwest, Ark. The Ozone team faced Bossier City, La. Saturday night at 6 p.m. Above left: Seth Abeln slides in with a lead-off double and as of the third inning, the Majors team was winning its contest 7-1. Dixie World Series underway B y BETH HARRIS Associated PressLONDON Michael Phelps barely qualified int he 400-meter individual medley on the opening day of Olympic swimming Saturday, squeaking intot he final by seven-hundredths of a second. That one didnt feel too good, he said. P helps wasnt the only surprise of the morning at t he Aquatics Centre, where Queen Elizabeth appeared briefly. Olympic champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea won his 400 freestyle heat, but was disqualified for a false start, but was reinstated after South Korea appealed his disqualification. FINAexecutive director Cornel Marculescu told The Associated Press that the sports governing body made the decision after reviewing video. Paul Biedermann of Germany, the world record holder in the event, failed to make the final. Thats the Olympics, said Canadian Ryan Cochrane, who barely made the 400 free final. s always a surprise, every single heat. You just have to focus on your own race. Phelps, the two-time defending Olympic champion, won his 400 IM preliminary heat in 4 minutes, 13.33 seconds with a time that was well off his world record of 4:03.84 set four years ago in Beijing, when Phelps won a record eight gold medals. But it was only good enough to secure the last spot in the evening final, when Phelps will swim in Lane 8 instead of the middle of the pool. The only thing that matters is just getting a spot in, he said. You cant win the gold medal from the morning. In the 400 IM, Kosuke Hagino of Japan led the way in 4:10.01, a national record. Chad le Clos of South Africa was second at 4:12.24, and Ryan Lochte of the U.S. advanced in third at 4:12.35. Phelpstime was just fast enough to keep Laszlo Cseh of Hungary, the silver medalist in Beijing, out of the final. Cseh was ninth overall after leading Phelps during their heat before the American closed on t he last lap of freestyle to beat him to the wall. I didnt expect those g uys to go that fast in their heat, Phelps said. I was slower this morning than I was four years ago. P helpstime in the grueling event that he had v owed not to swim again after Beijing took some of t he luster off what was expected to be a showd own between him and Lochte for gold. ou cant count him out, Lochte said of Phelps. Even though he just squeaked in eighth, hes a racer. Were going to do everything we can to go 1-2 tonight. Lochte, the bronze medalist in Beijing, has won the 400 IM at the last two world championships. My first race is always the worst one, he said. Im glad I got the cobwebs out. Dana Vollmer had the fastest qualifying time in the 100 butterfly at 56.25 seconds, setting American and Olympic records, to lead 16 women into the evening semifinals. Im really happy with how fast it was and I think its only going to get faster she said. Thats kind of a confidence-booster. Im ready to go. Lu Ying of China was second in 57.17 and Australian Alicia Coutts was third at 57.36. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden, the world record holder, was fourth at 57.45. American Claire Donahue moved on in seventh, while British teammates Francesca Hall and Ellen Gandy were eighth and ninth. Jess Schipper of Australia, the bronze medalist four years ago, was 24th and missed the semifinals by eight spots. In the 400 free, Sun Yang of China qualified fastest in 3:45.07. American Peter Vanderkaay was second at 3:45.80, followed by his teammates Conor Dwyer in 3:46.24. Biedermann washed out for the second straight Olympics. He didnt make it out of the heats in Beijing. He set the world record at the 2009 world meet in Rome at the height of the high-tech body suit craze. Those suits have since been banned. Phelps, Biedermann swim surprises You cant win the gold medal from the morning. MICHAELPHELPS

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C M Y K S occer sign-upsSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAbegan Fall Soccer registration Monday, July 23, for ages 3-14. Any questions please contact the YMCAat 382-9622.P anther passesAVONPARK South Florida State College Season Passes on sale for 201213 Athletic Seasons. The 2012-13 All sport passes for SFSC are now on sale through the Panther Athletic Office. The pass is $40 and is good for all Panther Home Athletic contests in all s ports. General admission will be $2 per person for all home athletic events. Contact the SFSC Athletic Office at (863 Passes by phone. Passes can also be purchased at the SFSC Athletic Office on the Avon Park Main Campus.SFSC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK The summer season is moving right along, which means one more opportunity for aspiring area volleyball players to sharpen their skills and learn some new things at the lone remaining SFSC Summer Camp, lead by head coach Kim Crawford and members of the Lady Panther squad. One more indoor camp is going to be held. The four-day indoor camp will be offered Monday through Thursday, July 30-Aug. 2. E ach 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 t ime from 4-4:45 p.m. Cost for the indoor camps are $100 per w eek, or $30 per daily session. I ndividual, 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 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 per additional family member. Other activities at the pool include Water Aerobics, which 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. For more information, call and leave a message for Ms. Pat Caton at 471-5500, ext. 229, or email catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us.Hammock Golf fundraiserSEBRING Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club is holding a 4-person scramble on Saturday, July 28, with an 8 a.m. shotgun to benefit Dennis Hestons battle against an incurable cancer. At 51-years old, without much insurance, creates some rough times both emotionally and financially for the family. Cost is $50 a person for cart, green fee and prizes. Mulligans and a 50/50 will be available along with an auction. Please come and enjoy the game and lend a helping hand to a very worthy cause Aburger-bar will be available after the game. Obtain a registration form at various pro shops, local churches and service clubs or call 382-2151 to have one faxed to you. Get paid registration to pro shop by Thursday, July 26.Firemen Memorial GolfSEBRING The 13th Annual Sebring Firemen, Inc. Memorial Golf Tournament, presented by AXAAdvisors LLC and Home Depot, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, at Sun N Lake. The tournament will be the familiar four-man scramble with a $75 per-perso n entry fee. That fee, the same as last year, aga in includes range balls, golf, food and drink on the course and the pre-tournament m ixer on Friday night with great appetizers. Once again, there will be a silent auction and raffles for fantastic, signed sports memorabilia from the likes of Tim Tebow, Jimbo Fisher, Nick Saban and m any other athletic luminaries. Hole sponsorships are available for $100, as well as $500 sponsorships which include a team entry and hole signs on both the Sun N Lake courses. All proceeds go to benefit area stude nt athletes, with last years tournament raising more than $20,000. The tourney will begin with an 8:3 0 a.m. shotgun start on both the Deer Run and Turtle Run courses. For more information, call Tommy L ovett at 385-5100 or 382-2255.Florida Trail Association August OutingsS aturday, Aug. 4 Activity: Ice Cream Social and Games Location: Tenoroc Fish Management Area, Lakeland Bring: Your own lunch, water, sun and insect protection. Contact: Monika Hoerl at 863-8583106 for meet-up time, and to RSVPyour attendance and obtain your ice cream ingredient or topping assignment. S aturday, Aug.18 Activity: Trail Maintenance Location: National Scenic Trail at Boney Marsh, Bluff Hammock Rd., Lorida (just south of Sebring Bring water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. Contact: RSVPDavid Waldrop at 863605-3587 for meet-up time and other details. Sunday, Aug.19 Activity: Nature Walk Location: Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Description: Approx. 3 mile walk to view birds and other wildlife at this scenic wildlife preserve which is home to an oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp and lake shore, a tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or lplum@verizon.netBeach Volleyball TourneysSEBRING Don Joses Mexican Restaraunt will be hosting a 4-on-4 and 2on-2 Beach Volleyball Tournament Saturday, Aug. 4, at 3 p.m. Proceeds will go to benefit the YMCA. You can register at the Sebring YMCA or at Don Joses. Any questions call 382-9622.Elks Golf TournamentSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 will have itsmonthly golf outing at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, Aug. 6, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $25 which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. in t he Pro Shop.Shining Star GolfLAKEPLACID The Highway Park Community Create a Shining Star program will be hosting a fund raising golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 8. Cost is $55 per person, which includes luncheon, or $220 per four-person team. For more information, contact Star Program at 465-8131, Ray Brown Sr. at 381-9479, Theresa Williams at 243-2843, or Dee Dee Harstine at 465-1626. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York6039.606 Baltimore5248.520812Tampa Bay5149.510912Toronto5049.50510 Boston4951.4901112Central Division WLPctGB Chicago5445.545 Detroit5347.530112Cleveland5050.500412Kansas City4158.41413 Minnesota4158.41413 West Division WLPctGB Texas5840.592 Los Angeles5545.5504 Oakland5445.545412Seattle4557.44115 ___ Thursdays Games Baltimore 6, Tampa Bay 2 Toronto 10, Oakland 4 Cleveland 5, Detroit 3 Seattle 4, Kansas City 1 Fridays Games N.Y. Yankees 10, Boston 3 Oakland 14, Baltimore 9 Toronto 8, Detroit 3 Chicago White Sox 9, Texas 5 Minnesota 11, Cleveland 0 L.A. Angels 3, Tampa Bay 1 Seattle 6, Kansas City 1 Saturdays Games Detroit at Toronto, late Boston at N.Y. Yankees, late Kansas City at Seattle, late Oakland at Baltimore, late Cleveland at Minnesota, late Chicago White Sox at Texas, late Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, late Sundays Games Detroit (Fister 4-7oronto (Cecil 23), 1:07 p.m. Oakland (Blackley 3-2 (W.Chen 8-6), 1:35 p.m. Cleveland (Jimenez 8-9 (Liriano 3-10 Tampa Bay (Hellickson 5-6 Angels (Greinke 0-0 Kansas City (W.Smith 2-3) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 9-5), 4:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Floyd 8-8exas (Feldman 4-6 Boston (Doubront 10-5. Yankees (Kuroda 10-7LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Trout, LAA31675112.354 Konerko, CHW33745113.335 Mauer, MIN33756112.332 Cabrera, DET39867130.327 Cano, NYY38865124.320 HOME RUNS Dunn, CHW30 Granderson, NYY28 Hamilton, TEX28 Encarnacion, TOR27 Trumbo, LAA27 Bautista, TOR27 RUNS BATTED IN Cabrera, DET83 Hamilton, TEX83 Willingham, MIN76 Fielder, DET72 Dunn, CHW71 Encarnacion, TOR71 STOLENBASES Trout, LAA31 Davis, TOR25 Kipnis, CLE21 Revere, MIN21 Crisp, OAK20 RUNS Trout, LAA75 Kinsler, TEX70 Granderson, NYY70 Cabrera, DET67 Jones, BAL66 WON-LOST Price, TB14-4 Weaver, LAA13-1 Sale, CHW12-3 Harrison, TEX12-5 Verlander, DET11-6 ERA Weaver, LAA2.26 Price, TB2.57 Verlander, DET2.60 Sale, CHW2.61 Hernandez, SEA2.80 STRIKEOUTS Hernandez, SEA147 Verlander, DET146 Scherzer, DET142 Darvish, TEX138 Shields, TB134 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL30 C. Perez, CLE29 Rodney, TB28 Soriano, NYY26 Broxton, KC23NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington5940.596 Atlanta5544.5564 New York4852.4801112Miami4554.45514 Philadelphia4555.4501412Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati5940.596 Pittsburgh5742.5762 St. Louis5446.540512Milwaukee4554.45514 Chicago4058.4081812Houston3467.33726 West Division WLPctGB San Francisco5544.556 Los Angeles5447.5352 Arizona5050.500512San Diego4358.42613 Colorado3761.3781712___ Thursdays Games St. Louis 7, L.A. Dodgers 4 Pittsburgh 5, Houston 3 Washington 8, Milwaukee 2 N.Y. Mets 3, Arizona 1 Fridays Games St. Louis 9, Chicago Cubs 6 San Diego 7, Miami 2 Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh 6, Houston 5 Milwaukee 6, Washington 0 Cincinnati 3, Colorado 0 Arizona 11, N.Y. Mets 5 L.A. Dodgers 5, San Francisco 3, 10 innings Saturdays Games St. Louis at Chicago Cubs, late L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, late Pittsburgh at Houston, late Philadelphia at Atlanta, late San Diego at Miami, late Washington at Milwaukee, late Cincinnati at Colorado, late N.Y. Mets at Arizona, late Sundays Games San Diego (Richard 7-11 (Jo.Johnson 6-7 Philadelphia (Halladay 4-5 (T.Hudson 9-4), 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 10-4 Houston (Harrell 7-7 Washington (G.Gonzalez 13-5 Milwaukee (Rogers 0-0 St. Louis (Wainwright 8-10) at Chicago Cubs (Maholm 9-6 Cincinnati (Latos 8-3 (J.Sanchez 0-1 L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 7-6 Francisco (Vogelsong 8-4), 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Dickey 13-2 (J.Saunders 5-6LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA McCutchen, PIT36066133.369 Cabrera, SF38767139.359 Ruiz, PHL29946103.344 Votto, CIN29852102.342 Wright, NYM35863120.335 HOME RUNS Braun, MIL28 Beltran, STL22 McCutchen, PIT22 Kubel, ARI22 Alvarez, PIT21 RUNS BATTED IN Kubel, ARI72 Beltran, STL71 Braun, MIL70 Wright, NYM70 Gonzalez, COL67 STOLENBASES Gordon, LAD30 Bourn, ATL28 Bonifacio, MIA26 Campana, CHC25 Schafer, HOU24 RUNS Bourn, ATL68 Cabrera, SF67 Gonzalez, COL66 Braun, MIL66 McCutchen, PIT66 WON-LOST Dickey, NYM13-2 Lynn, STL13-4 G. Gonzalez, WAS13-5 Burnett, PIT12-3 Cueto, CIN12-5 ERA Cueto, CIN2.23 Dempster, CHC2.25 Vogelsong, SF2.26 Zimmermann, WAS2.31 Lohse, STL2.71 STRIKEOUTS Strasburg, WAS151 Dickey, NYM139 Hamels, PHL138 Kershaw, LAD136 G. Gonzalez, WAS133 SAVES Hanrahan, PIT31 Kimbrel, ATL29 Casilla, SF24 Motte, STL23 Papelbon, PHL22EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA New York1155383729 Sporting KC1164372619 Houston957343125 D.C.1073333427 Chicago974312222 Columbus774251819 Montreal7133243042 New England695232525 Philadelphia6102202021 Toronto FC5114192436W ESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA San Jose1354434427 Real Salt Lake1373423527 Vancouver977342628 Seattle857312521 Los Angeles9103303835 Chivas USA685231321 Colorado7131222730 FC Dallas5107222530 Portland5114191935 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Fridays Game Real Salt Lake 2, Vancouver 1 Saturdays Games Houston at Toronto FC, late New York at Montreal, late Los Angeles at FC Dallas, late Columbus at Sporting Kansas City, late Seattle FC at Colorado, late Chicago at San Jose, late Chivas USA at Portland, late Sundays Game New England at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESRecalled RHP Miguel Socolovich from Norfolk (IL Designated LHP Dana Eveland for assignment. DETROIT TIGERSAssigned LHP Kelvin De La Cruz to Erie (EL terms with C Jordan Guida on a minor league contract. LOS ANGELES ANGELSAcquired RHP Zack Greinke from Milwaukee Brewers for INF Jean Segura, RHP Ariel Pena and RHP Johnny Hellweg. Released RHP Trevor Bell. Agreed to terms with RHP Jarrett Grube on minor league contract. Placed SS Erick Aybar on 15day DL, retroactive to July 22. National League ATLANTA BRAVESAgreed to terms with 2B Rusty Ryal on minor league contract. MIAMI MARLINSRecalled 2B Donnie Murphy from New Orleans (PCL MILWAUKEE BREWERSAssigned INF Jean Segura, RHP Ariel Pena and RHP Johnny Hellweg to Huntsville (SL Designated INF Edwin Maysonet and OF Brock Kjeldgaard for assignment.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLSSigned C Nazr Mohammed. DALLAS MAVERICKSRe-signed G Delonte West. LOS ANGELES CLIPPERSSigned F Ronny Turiaf to a one-year contract. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVESSigned F Andrei Kirilenko.FOOTBALLNational Football League TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSSigned WR Landon Cox and CB Marquese Wheaton. Claimed CB Desmond Marrow off waivers from Houston. 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 2 2 p p . m m . Washington at Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 2 2 : : 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . St. Louis at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . Boston at N.Y. Yankees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . L.A. Angels at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . 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C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 3B HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 7 7 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 3 3 By FRED GOODALL Associated PressTAMPAAt 37 and entering his 16th NFLseason, Ronde Barber is embracing the challenge of learning a new position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Afive-time Pro Bowl cornerback whos making the transition to safety in firstyear coach Greg Schianos system, Barber not only isr eceptive to the move but e xcited about the teams prospects of rebounding from a 4-12 finish that included 10 consecutive losses to end last season. s not very often you get not only to play 16 years, but to find new challenges in y our 16th year and new opportunities to prove yourself, Barber said. Im very comfortable not being status quo and not doing what Ive always done. ... Theres no apprehension at all. Schiano was lured away from Rutgers to replace the fired Raheem Morris in January. Hes bolstered one of the leagues youngest rostersw ith the addition of veterans Vincent Jackson, Carl Nicks and Eric Wright and resigned Barber to a one-yeard eal with expectations that the twin brother of former N ew York Giants running back Tiki Barber can continu e to perform at a high level. The franchise career interc eptions leader also is being counted on to be a mentor for rookie safety Mark Barron, the seventh overall pick in this years draft. With 43 interceptions and 27 sacks, Barber is the only player in NFLhistory with at least 40 career picks and 25 sacks. His stretch of 224 consecutive games played is tied with former teammate Derrick Brooks, Kevin Carter and London Fletcher for the second-longest streak for a defensive player since 1970. In addition, Barbers string of 199 consecutive starts are the most among active players. Barron, signed to a fouryear contract that includes a signing bonus of about $8.9 million, is looking forward to learning from Barber, the only player remaining on the roster from Tampa Bays Super Bowl victory following the 2002 season. The Bucs have not won a playoff game since. Theres pretty much nothing I cant ask him, the rookie out of Alabama said following the teams first t raining camp workout on Friday. Hes been in the league 16 years, he pretty m uch knows everything about the game. Thats a g reat benefit to me in trying to become the player I want t o be. Barber entered the league as a third-round draft pick under then-Bucs coach Tony Dungy. Hes remained with the Bucs through three headcoaching changes, helping Jon Gruden win the clubs only Super Bowl title and providing leadership on and off the field since Morris and general manager Mark Dominik launched a rebuilding project in 2009. Barber became an unrestricted free agent following last season. He re-signed for $3 million and has bought into Schianos program. s done a really good job of presenting his message and his clear vision of what he wants out of this football team, said Barber, whos scored 11 career touchdowns on interception and fumble returns. And every coach does that. Hes no different than Tony, Jon or Rah, in that regard. Hes going to demand a lot of us. Hes a very co nc ise speaker. Theres no confusion about what he expects. E very hour, every minute of the day is scripted and calcul ated. And thats good for this team. Our expectations are n ot to be a rebuilding team with a new first-year head coach. Hes coming in here to win. And thats good. I personally appreciate that philosophy Barber surpassed Brooks for the franchise record in games played in the 2011 season finale at Atlanta. Hes started every game at cornerback for the Bucs since Week 10 of 1999, and has been a key component on defenses that have finished in the top 10 statistically in 11 of his 15 seasons. The Bucs yielded a leaguehigh and franchise-record 494 points and finished 30th among 32 teams in total defense last season, a year Barber and his teammates are eager to put behind them. Theres so many reasons we slid last year, said Barber, who led the team with three interceptions and reiterated he has no issues with making the move to safety under the new coaching staff. I just want to play and win, he said. Barber changing positions with Bucs MCTphoto Ronde Barber may be going into his 16th season, but hes g ot a lot to offer the young Buccaneer team, including his e nthusiasm to learn a new position. Associated PressD AVIE The Miami Dolphinsquarterback competition opened Friday without one of the main contenders, rookie Ryan T annehill. The eighth pick in the draft had yet to sign by the start of the Dolphinsfirst practice. s disappointing when y ou dont have all your players in, regardless of who it is, general manager Jeff Ireland said. You want to have all your players out there. Things are progressing and were going to keep communicating until we get this thing done. Tannehills agent, Pat Dye Jr., did not respond to an email seeking comment. Tannehill was the first quarterback selected in the first round by the Dolphins since they took Dan Marino in 1983. Tannehill is expected to b e part of a competition for t he starting job along with returning starter Matt Moore and veteran offseason acquisition David G arrard. Tannehill, who started 19 games at Texas A&M after switching from wide receiv-e r to quarterback, played in c ollege under new Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman. If he was any other rookie that didnt know the offense, it would be definitely tough on him, Garrard said. But he knows most of the offense and I think just not being out here with the guys is probably the toughest thing for him. C ornerback Sean Smith was ready to start testing Tannehill. s the chosen one, the g olden child, Smith said. I call him The Franchise. When he gets out here, I definitely cant wait to just play off and pick one of his little hitches or whatnot because you know hesg oing to be anxious to come and sling it. To get one of Tannehills balls, I might make him sign it or whatnot. Moore, who went 6-7 as the starter in 2011 after replacing the injured Chad Henne, took the first snaps with the first-team offense Friday. New coach Joe Philbin s aid there was no significance to that, and Moore later indicated that Garrard is scheduled to get most of t he work with the first-team offense Saturday. Were going to be fair, to a certain degree, early on and see how this thing unfolds, Philbin said. eve got a plan in place and I think its fair to assume were going to give those guys equal opportunity to play with different players, different offensive linemen, and those type of things. Tannehill was the only player missing from practice Friday morning. Veteran guard Eric Steinbach, signed Thursday, worked with his new teammates. oure looking at a guy whos started 124 games and hes been a productive player in the league, said Philbin, who was Steinbachs offensive line coach at Iowa from 19992002. Hes an athletic guy. We still feel like he has the ability to run. We think hes schematically a pretty good fit for what were doing.A nd hes a good locker room guy, a high-character individual. I think hes hungry. Wel see. Wedidt p romise him anything, but we did guarantee him an o pportunity to compete for a p osition on the football team. Practice took place in front of NFLFilms cameras on hand to accumulate footage for the HBO series Hard Knocks, which premieres next Tuesday. Philbin was making his training camp debut as an NFLhead coach. I told the players, Im nervous before every single practice and when Im not nervous, I think Ill know its time for me to put my whistle awayhe said. Not nervous like, Oh my God, Im going to make a mistake.But nervous that you want this thing to go right. You want the practice to be perfect. You want the organization of it to be perfect. You want to see players making plays and doing things the right way Tannehill misses Dolphins first camp practice MCTphoto Ryan Tannehill, Miamis top pick, at a press conference this past spring with wife Lauren. The unsigned quarterback, however, has yet to report to camp. NEWS-SUN 385-6155 By JEROME PUGMIRE Associated PressPARIS American Stacy Lewis made a birdie on the last hole to share the lead with South Koreas Inbee Park after the third round of the Evian Masters on Saturday. Lewis, who is chasing her third LPGATour title of the year, had a 1-over 73 to finish the day at 11 under. The overnight leader had two bogeys and a double bogey on the back nine before the birdie on the 18th. Park, who was three shots behind Lewis in third place overnight, had four birdies and two bogeys for a 70. Karrie Webb (67 Gulbis (68-old amateur player Hyo Joo Kim (69 shot behind the leaders. Cristie Kerr had a 67 to finish two shots back. Cheyenne Woods, niece of Tiger Woods, had a 70 to tie for 19th. Lewis shares lead at Evian Masters MCTphoto Former Harder Hall champion Stacy Lewis is looking for her third LPGA win of the year at the Evian Masters.

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C M Y K she in a salmon-colored dress, Bond dashing as ever i n a black tuxedo into the inky night over Olympic Park. At the same moment, real skydivers appeared as the stadium throbbed to the James Bond theme. And moments after that, the monarch appeared in person, accompanied by her husband, Prince Philip. Organizers said it was thought to be the first time she has acted on film. The queen made herself m ore accessible than ever before, Boyle said. Boyle sprang another giant surprise in giving seven teenage athletes the supreme h onor of igniting the O lympic flame. Together, they touched torches to trumpetlike tubes that spread into a ring of fire and then rose elegantly to jointly form the cauldron w hich organizers said would be moved Sunday night to one end of the stadium. It was the end of the journey for the flame. Some 8,000 torchbearers, mostly unheralded Britons, had carried it on a 70-day, 8,000-mile journey from toe to tip of the British Isles, w hipping up enthusiasm for a $14 billion Olympics taking place during a severe recession. T he final torchbearers were kept a closely guarded secret remarkable given the scrutiny on these, the first S ummer Games of the Twitter era. The evening started with fighter jets streaming red, white and blue smoke and roaring over the stadium, packed with a buzzing crowd of 60,000 people, at 8:12 p.m. or 20:12 in the 24hour time observed by Britons. T he show never caught its breath with a nonstop rockand-pop homage to cool Britannia. The soundtrack veered from classical to irreverent. Boyle daringly included the Sex PistolsPretty Vacant and a snippet of its version of God Save the Queen an anti-establishment punk anthem once banned by the BBC. With a singalong of Hey Jude, Beatle Paul McCartney closed the spectacle that ran 45 minutes beyond its scheduled three hours. The encyclopedic review of modern British music included a 1918 Broadway s tandard adopted by the West Ham football team, the Rolling Stones(I Cant Get No) Satisfaction and Bohemian Rhapsody, by still another Queen, and other tracks too numerous to mention, but not to dance to. Boyle, who directed Slumdog Millionaire and rainspotting while developing into one of Britains most successful filmmakers, had a ball with his favored medium, mixing filmed passages with live action to hypnotic effect, with 15,000 volunteers taking part in the show. Actor Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean provided laughs, shown dreaming that he was appearing in Chariots of Fire, the inspiring story of a Scotsman and an Englishmana t the 1924 Paris Games. Headlong rushes of movie images took spectators on wondrous, heart-racing voya ges through everything British: a cricket match, the L ondon Tube, the roaring, a bundant seas that buffet and protect this island nation, and along the Thames, the river that winds like a vein through London and was the gateway for the citys rise over the centuries as a great global hub of trade and industry. Wearing his yellow winners jersey, newly crowned Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins rang a 23ton Olympic Bell from the same London foundry that made Big Ben and Philadelphias Liberty Bell. Its thunderous chime was a nod to the British tradition of pealing bells to celebrate the end of war and the crowning of kings and queens. Former world heavyweight champion and 1960 Rome Olympic gold medalist Muhammad Ali also was cheered when he appearedb riefly with his wife, Lonnie, before the Olympic flag was unfurled. The show portrayed idyllic r ural Britain a place of meadows, farms, sport on vill age greens and picnics that then gave way to the i ndustrial transformation that revolutionized the nation in t he 18th and 19th centuries, the foundation for an empire that reshaped world history. Belching chimneys rose where only moments earlier live sheep had trod. The Industrial Revolution also produced terrifying weapons, and Boyle built in a moment of hush to honor those killed in war. This is not specific to a country. This is across all countries, and the fallen from all countries are celebrated and remembered, he explained to reporters ahead of the ceremony. Because, obviously, one of the penalties of this incredible force of change that happened in a hundred years was the industrialization of war, and the fallen, he said. You know, millionsf ell. Olympic organizers separately rejected calls for a moment of silence for 11 I sraeli athletes and coaches slain by Palestinian gunmen at the 1972 Munich O lympics. The parade of nations feat ured most of the roughly 10,500 athletes some p lanned to stay away to save their strength for competition marching behind the flags of the 204 nations taking part. Greece led, as the spiritual home of the games, and Team Great Britain was last, as host. Prince William and his wife, Kate, joined in thunderous applause that greeted the British team, which marched to the David Bowie track Heroes. Ahelicopter showered the a thletes and stadium with 7 billion tiny pieces of paper one for each person on Earth. B ahrain and Brunei featured female flagbearers in what has been called the O lympicsYear of the Woman. F or the first time at the games, each national delegat ion includes women, and a record 45 percent of the athletes are women. Three Saudi women marching behind the men in their delegation flashed victory signs with their fingers. This is a major boost f or gender equality, said International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, overseeing his last games as head of the IOC before he steps down in 2013. R ogge honored the great, sports-loving country of Britain as the birthplace of modern sport, and hea ppealed to the thousands of athletes assembled before h im for fair play. Character counts far more t han medals. Reject doping. Respect your opponents. R emember that you are all role models. If you do that, you will inspire a generation, Rogge said. The queen then said: declare open the games of London, celebrating the 30th Olympiad of the modern era. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, July 29, 2012Page 5B STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 7/27/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 1 1 chamber page; 7.444"; 15"; Black; chamber page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 9 9 BUSINESS If your spouse-tobe is consideringp ostponing the wedding because of fears about the socalled marriage penalty,you twop robably have bigger issues than whether youll havet o pay higher taxes as a married couple than when you weres ingle. Having said that, m arriage does indeed have many financial ramifications both good and bad and s everal involve the dilemma over whether to file income t axes together or separately. Lets sort through the noise: First,a quick primer on how progressive taxation works. As your incomei ncreases,the additional income gets taxed at increasi ngly higher rates. Currently there are six federal tax rates ranging from 10 percent forl ow-income families and individuals to 35 percent for e arnings more than $388,350 a year. Most peoples income straddles several brackets. F or example,a single person with $50,000 in taxable income would pay 10 percent tax on the first $8,700 earned; plus 15 percent oni ncome between $8,700 and $35,350; plus 25 percent on income between $35,350 and $50,000. Thus,youre not paying 25 percent on the fulla mount; just on the portion within that range. T he marriage penalty occurs when couples file aj oint return and,in some cases,pay higher income tax than if they'd remained single. For example: If you have only a single h ousehold income (or one spouse earns significantly more) you usually get a marriage bonus that is, your combined income ist axed at a lower rate than if the high earner were paying tax as a single person. However,once you enter the higher end of the 25 percent tax bracket,the disparity between filing jointly and as a single person becomes more pronounced as your combined income increases, especially if you earn fairly similar amounts and/or you're both highly paid. For example,single people with$ 75,000 in taxable income fall squarely within the 25 percent bracket; however,if youre mar-r ied and earn a combined $150,000 income,you would h it the 28 percent bracket. Some would a rgue,then,that getting married is a f inancial disadvantage,but thats not necessarily true. Married couples are eligiblef or many tax breaks and other benefits that often m ore than compensate for paying higher income tax. For example: If you have medical coverage through your spouse'se mployer,monthly premiums are not considered taxable i ncome,as they are for unmarried domestic partners. Similarly,your spouse can p ay for your medical expenses on a pretax basis using his o r her flexible spending account. Youre entitled to 50 perc ent of your spouses Social Security benefits while he or she is alive and can collect their benefit amount after death if it exceeds your own.P lus,youre entitled to a $255 spousal death benefit. If you die without a will, your spouse automatically inherits your estate,tax-free.E veryone else besides spouses must pay taxes on estates v alued more than $5.12 million. M arried people are usually charged less for auto and other insurance than singles. If youre considering the married,filing separatelyf iling option instead of filing jointly,note that youll forfeit several tax credits and deductions available only to joint filers,including theE arned Income Tax Credit, the tax credit for child and dependent care expenses and deductions for tuition and fees and student loan interest. Plus,the IRS says you must both either claim the standard deduction or itemize deductions. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. Is the IRS marriage penalty real? Personal Finance Jason Alderman By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER A P Economics WriterWASHINGTON Heres a small consolation:The Great Recession was-n t quite as horrendous as previously thought. But it was still pretty horrendous: Updated government estimates from January 2009 through December 2011s how that the downturn remains by far the worst recession since the Great Depression. And growth since the recession officially ended in June 2009 has been slightly less than previous estimates.T hats a reminder of how weak the recovery has been. T he revisions were released Friday by the Commerce Departments Bureau of Economic Analysis with its reporto n April-June growth. Each year in July,the bureau revises the previous t hree years of data on the nations gross domestic product,the broadest measure of the economy. The changes show the economy shrank 4.7 percent from the start of the r ecession in December 2007 until it ended three years ago. Thats 0.4 percentage point less than the previous estimate of 5.1 percent. The main reason for the revision: State and local governments spentm ore in 2009 than initially thought. Still,only two previous recessions s uffered contractions greater than 3 percent. One was in 1957,the other in 1973. S ince the Great Recession ended, growth has been modest at best. From J uly 2009 through the end of 2011,the economy grew a total of 5.8 percent. Thats down from an earlier measure of 6.2 percent. The economy grew at an average annual rate of 0.3 percent from 2008 through 2011,the government said. Thats down from an earlier measure of0 .4 percent. Some quarters were revised significantly.The government says the economy grew at an annual rate of 4.1 percent in last years fourth quarter,upf rom a previous estimate of only 3 percent. That was because companies added more to their stockpiles,and governments spent more. And the first and second quarters of 2010 were revised down sharply,fromn early 4 percent each to 2.3 percent and 2.2 percent,respectively. That r eflected much less investment in business equipment and software. The revisions are based on more c omplete data from a range of sources, including annual Census surveys of r etailers and manufacturers and IRS tax records. The IRS data is made available only after a two-year lag. The Census data are also delayed. Government says Great Recession was bad, but not as bad as thought The downturn remains by far the worst recession since the Great Depression Special to the News-SunSEBRING The average days on the market for residential properties in Highlands County is currently 131 days. That is down from the 2011 average of 155 days,as reported by the Heartland Association of Realtors. The Elliott Team of RE/MAX Realty Plus is currently averaging 56 days on the market. e take a very pro-active approach to getting our listings sold not just listed for saleMandy Elliott said,We dont just put a sign in your yard,place the house in MLS and hope our phone rings with the perfect buyer. The Elliotts spend at least two full hours a day actively prospecting for new leads. In addition to pro-actively searching out qualified buyers and sellers daily,they have a very aggressive marketing and advertising campaign. The Elliott Team averages 56 days on market

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C M Y K B y CANDICE CHOI AP Food Industry WriterNEW YORK Coke and P epsi are chasing after the sweet spot:a soda with no c alories,no artificial sweeteners and no funny aftertaste. T he worlds top soft drink companies hope thats the elusive trifecta that will silence health concerns about soda and reverse thed ecline in consumption of carbonated drinks. But such a formula could be years away. Thats because the ingred ient that makes soda taste good is also what packs on t he pounds:high-fructose corn syrup. Artificial sweet-e ners like aspartame that are used in diet drinks dont have any calories but are seen as processed and fake. Natural sweeteners thatc ome from plants present the most promising alternative, but companies havent yet figured out how to mask their metallic aftertaste. D espite the complexities, soft drink makers push on in their search. I cant say when it will be here,but its in the reasonable future,said Al Carey,who heads the beverage unit for the Americas at PepsiCo Inc.,the worlds No. 2 soda maker. Theres good reason that soft drink makers are so eager to tweak their formulas. Once a beloved American treat,sodas are now being blamed for the nations bulging waistlines two-thirds of the countrys adults are overweight or obese,according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That,coupled with the growing variety of flavored waters and sports drinks,has sent per capita soda consumption down 17 percent to about 1.3 cans a day since its peak in 1998,according to Beverage Digest,an industry tracker. In New York City,a ban on the sale of sugary drinks bigger than 16 ounces in restaurants,theaters and stadiums could take effect as early as March. The mayor of Cambridge,Mass.,proposed a similar ban last month. And in Richmond, Calif.,voters will decide in November whether to pass the nations first penny-perounce tax on soda and other sugary drinks such as fruit juices and teas. All the negative publicity has some once-faithful soda drinkers cutting back. Krista Koster,a 29-year-old who lives in Washington D.C., used to down about two cans of soda a day. Now shes trying to kick the habit and be m ore conscious about what she drinks. ve just been hearing h ow bad soda is,said Koster,who works in public r elations. You start considering a lot of the ingredients, whether its fake sugar or the r eal sugar. High-fructose corn syrup, the cheap sweetener thats used in most sodas,has the same nutritional value andt aste of sugar. A can of regular soda typically has about 40 grams of high-fructose corn syrup and 140 calories. By comparison,the samea mount of apple juice has about 38 grams of sugar and 1 65 calories,but companies can tout the vitamins ando ther nutrients juice provides. Aspartame,the artificial sweetener commonly used in drinks such as Diet Coke andD iet Pepsi,doesnt have any calories. But some drinkers worry about the fact that the sweeteners are not naturally occurring in nature. Public perception has been colored by past studies that have suggested it caused cancer and brain tumors in rats even though The American Cancer Society says theres no evidence showing it has any link with an increased risk for cancer in adults. The concerns have led soft drink companies to search for natural,zero-calorie sweeteners,including stevia, which is derived from a South American shrub. Natural sweeteners have neither the calories of sugar nor the negative associations of artificial sweeteners. The t rick,however,is figuring out how to make them taste good in colas. Every sweetener has its own notes that need to be m ixed with other flavors, said Mehmood Khan,chief science officer for PepsiCo. Its a bit like an orchestra playing music,as opposed to one instrument. So far,stevia is the natural sweetener that has gotten them ost attention and is already used in Coca-Cola and PepsiCo products,including orange juice and bottled teas. But its proving mored ifficult to hide the aftertaste in colas. S oft drink makers are testing different extracts fromt he stevia plant that they hope will be easier to blend. There also scouring the world for other naturally occurring sweeteners,sucha s one called mogroside that is extracted from monk fruit and a derivative of a berry called miracle fruit. Coca-Cola,based in A tlanta,says its currently testing additional drinks that use stevia and other natural sweeteners but declined to give details. The tests are part of the ongoing homeuse teststhe company conducts,in which consumers may be given a six-pack of a new product to try over the course of a week. To accelerate the pace of such trials,Coca-Cola two years ago dedicated a production line at one of its plants solely to churning out test beverages. But taste isnt the only consideration for the worlds biggest soda maker. Some of the very exciting (sweetenersre playing with are really small in terms of production and planting,and they need to be nurtured,says Katie Bayne, president of Coca-Colas North American soda business. Coca-Cola also is testing versions of its Sprite and Fanta that use stevia in Atlanta,Detroit,Louisville, Ky. and Memphis,Tenn. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; accepting new patients; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 5 5 1 1 S PA HAMMOCK FALLS; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 9 9 1 1 Robert Rogers/San Jose Mercury News/MCT Richmond councilman Jeff Ritterman, center, speaks to Dennis Dalton, left, about the merits of imposing a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverage sales in Richmond, California, during an event July 3. The Richmond councilman has been enlisting the help o f a visual aid, a cart holding 40 pounds of sugar, while drumming up support for the beverage tax. BUSINESS Soda companies racing for a new sweet spot Every sweetener has its own notes that need to be mixed with other flavors. Its a bit like an orchestra playing music.MEMHOOD KHAN chief science officer for PepsiCo

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The S outh Florida State College Museum of Florida Art and Culture has acquired a series of photographs to add to its permanent collection. T he Cracker Cowboy Collection consists of 109 p hotographs by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournal-i st Jon Kral. These black and white photographs capture cattle drives,swamp land, daily fence repairs,the friendly and not-so-friendlyw ildlife,and the families and children of ranchers inside their homes and were taken at over 15 Florida ranches between 1975 and2 000. Ranching and cattle are a part of Florida history,said Mollie Doctrow,SFSC MOFAC curator. Unfortunately,that history is not well-known outside of central Florida. By acquiring this collection,SFSC MOFAC will be able to maintain these photographs in an area where they can be appreciated by the people who work in the industry, generations of families who have owned and worked on cattle ranches themselves,as well as educate others who may not be familiar with this part of our states history. Kral grew up in Fort Pierce,surrounded by ranchland and farmland. He became disappointed when an influx of people into the area led to the disappearance of ranches as they were bought out and turned into subdivisions and golf courses. He wanted to document images of the land and lifestyle before it was gone and,perhaps,help slow down the loss of a unique way of life. In 1998,Kral released a book of some of his photographs,called Cracker: Floridas Enduring Cowboys,which allowed the public to see some of his work. However,after holding the original proofs in storage fora number of years,Kral realized the photographs needed to be seen in order to preserve this fast disappearing way of life. I decided to sell them to SFSC MOFAC because its where they belong,Kral said. Its a bit emotional because in a way Im letting go of some old friends,but the cattle culture is such an important part of central Floridas history. Im very happy that now they can be seen,right in the heart of Florida. These prints are one of a kind,Kral said. They are my artists proofs. While there are duplicate copies out there,these are the only ones printed in the original silver gel selenium tone,and they will never be printed the same way again. The collection of 109 photographs has been appraised at $151,000. A number of generous people stepped forward to donate the funds SFSC MOFAC needed to acquire the collection,said Don Appelquist,dean of Resource and Development, SFSC Foundation Inc. The photos are high quality and both artistically and technically appealing,said Joey Sacco,artist and SFSC MOFAC Advisory Committee member. While they will be appreciated for their cultural and historical significance,the artistic value of these photos can also stand on its own. They are true works of art and comparable to works by some of the great painters like Norman Rockwell, Rembrandt,and Van Goh. A selection of pieces from the collection will be available as a traveling exhibit in the future. Currently,photos from the collection are on exhibition in the SFSC MOFAC Lower Lobby Gallery,in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, Highlands Campus. A larger display is planned for April. SFSC MOFAC is home to other permanent collections including the Highwaymen; the Florida Masters Collection; Randle/Sheffield Collection; Catfish, Moonshine,Cattle on the Peavine:Surviving on Floridas Last Frontier; and White Sand,Black Gold,and Sweet Water:History of the Heartland. It contains more than 200 individual works. SFSC MOFAC,housed at the SFSC Highlands Campus in Avon Park,is dedicated to artists whose work is an interpretation of the history, heritage,and environment of Florida. For more information,call 863-784-7240 or visit www.mofac.org. Like MOFAC on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/m ofac/. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, July 29, 2012Page 7B LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main a; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 2 2 LAKE DENTON CAMP; 3.639"; 5"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 5 5 3 3 ARTS& LEISURE MOFAC adds Cracker Cowboy photographs to permanent collection Courtesy photo S outh Florida State Colleges Museum of Florida Art and Culture (SFSC MOFAC) recently acquired the Cracker Cowboy Collection for its permanent collection. The collection contains 109 photographs taken by Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Jon Kral. Pictured: Don Appelquist (leftce Development and Executive Director, SFSC Foundation, Inc.; Kral; Mollie Doctrow, curator, SFSC MOFAC; and Dr. Norm Stephens, president, SFSC. Photo by JON KRAL A n image of a Florida cowboy with his dogs is one of Krals favorites in the collection. W hether your preference is daisies,lilies,sunflowers or violets, Floridas wildflow-e rs offer something for everyone. In fact,Juan Ponce de Len named Florida LaF lorida,which means land of flowersbecauseo f the abundance of colorful blooms he observed upon landingh ere. Floridas native flowers o ffer a variety of beautiful blooms and they have adapted to the weather con-d itions,pests and soil that our state has to offer. B ecause of this,they usually require less water,fertilizer and pesticides than non-native varieties. Florida wildflowers alsop rovide food,shelter,and nesting areas to the wildlife t hat resides here. Before the first Europeans arrived inF lorida,fire was a common occurrence. Most of the e cosystems in Florida are either fire dependent or fire adapted. The flames burn u p organic matter such as dead trees,leaf litter and other debris on the forest floor. This increases nutrient cycling and raises thes oils pH and stimulates n itrogen fixation. Even though the vegetation above the ground burns up,the roots ands eeds survive. In fact,many plants actually depend on the heat to allow the seeds to open a nd begin new growth. Once a fire has passedt hrough most natural areas,wildflowers will begin to popu p everywhere,displaying a beautiful and colorful s cene. This is most likely the type of setting Ponce De Leon saw when hen amed Florida. The interaction of plants a nd animals in any natural ecosystem is amazing. In Florida,the wildlife and plants have formed unique relationships in an effort tos urvive. Many species of wildlife depend on native v egetation for their nutrients. Herbivores eat the plants and carnivores eatt he herbivores. Birds eat seeds and spread the plants a round. Insects visit wildflowers for nectar and pollinate nearby plants. Plants a lso serve as places to lay eggs for many insects such as butterflies. Shelter is also provided by native Wild about wildflowers N ews From T he W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo Many varieties of wildflowers, such as this coreopsis and gaillardia mix are now being cultivated to use inl andscapes, medians and roadsides. Not only do these colorful additions add beauty, they also help control erosion and decrease maintenance such as constant mowing. See WILD,page 8B

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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, July 29, 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 News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name;Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, 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:452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:453-6986.Email: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvonPark 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, K nowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods H ope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email: information@fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida.Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p .m.Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service.Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone:385-5154.Dr.David E. Richardson, senior pastor;Rev.Joe Delph, associate pastor, minister of youth and activities;and Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.;Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.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 M essenger and Ted Ertle.Phone 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552.Home phone:214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church,(SBC 4400 Sparta Road.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, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 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.Jo Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.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 453-8929. Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 4657065.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 3826676. 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.;Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:385-0358 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 3821343.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 siteWednesday 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 t o 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:Don Smith.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. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Jimmy Goins, pastor. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesdaye venings at 7 p.m.All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website http://www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. 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 Avon Park, 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 at7 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 Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP vegetation for many critters t hat live here. A unique variety of wildflowers exists in most ecosystems. Some flowers enjoy a well-drained,drys oil while others depend on wet soil year round. While it is a wondrous sight to view wildflowers in their natural setting,many varieties aren ow being cultivated to use in landscapes,medians and roadsides. Not only do these colorful additions add beauty,they also help controle rosion and decrease maintenance such as constant mowing. C oreopsis is Florida's state wildflower. It is orange or yellow and flowers in thes ummer. The common name is tickseed because the seeds t hey produce resemble ticks. It is in the family Asteraceae. These beautifulf lowers are related to sunflowers and they range from o ne and a half feet to four feet high. Coreopsis is a popular plant because of its beauty and easy-care growth habits. It is tolerant to manyt ypes of soil and makes and excellent background for gardens and great borders for other areas. It multipliesq uickly and there are over 100 varieties. Coreopsis is also great in butterfly gardens and is used by the Lepidoptra species of cater-p illars for food. Gaillardia is another excellent choice for gardeners. It is commonly called blanket flower and adds a beautifult ouch of color to any landscape. The plant is named for the 18th century French magistrate,M. Gaillard de Charentonneau,who wasd eemed a patron of botany. The common name of Indian Blanket is taken from theb lanket type patterns they make when planted in the ground,which resembleb lankets made by Native Americans. Gaillardia is in t he Asteraceae family. It is known for its colorful,daisylike flowers. The large centeri s a dark rose color with petals of yellow,orange, c rimson or copper scarlet. These plants are excellent for flowerbeds or pots. They bloom profusely and need very little maintenance. C anna lily flowers provide a spectacular display of colors and patterns to any garden. These plants provide l arge leaves and flowers tha t can range in color from yellow,red and orange. The lilyi s a rhizomatous perennial with tropical-like foliage an d large flowers that resemble t hat of an iris. These flowers a re very easy to grow and require little maintenance. They last a long time and make excellent background and border plants. Using wildflowers in yo ur landscaping increases plant and animal diversity. It helps wildlife in the area get food and shelter as well as adding beauty and color to your y ard. There are many species and varieties of wildflowers available at nurseries and onl ine. Seeds are also a great way to start a native flower g arden. Enrich your yard; attract birds and butterflies; plant native. Corine Burgess is and E nvironmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks a nd Natural Resources D epartment. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, n ot necessarily those of the News-Sun. Continued from page 7B Wildflowers offer wide variety Special to the News-SunFLAGLER BEACH Responding to requests off rustrated gardeners and homeowners,the Flagler County Master Gardeners has produced a detailed gardening handbook that is fac-t ual and easy to understand. Because it focuses on 18 counties in central and northern Florida,and not the entire state,it provides valu-a ble assistance without confusing information designed for the rest of the state. T he counties in the U.S. Department of Agricultures Zone 9A are Highlands,C itrus,Clay,DeSoto, Southeast Duval,Flagler, H ardee,Hernando, Hillsborough,Lake, Northeast Manatee,Marion,P asco,Polk,Putnam,St. Johns,Sumter and Northern V olusia. Guide to Successful Gardening in Floridas Zone 9Ais 152 pages of facts, helpful hints,color photo-g raphs,and calendars for planting,watering,landscaping,and growing food. The Guide is 8.5-by-11inch glossy paper,with lami-n ated covers,a glossary,and an index. The book is divided into key sections,each of which is color-coded for easy iden-t ification. The sections are gardening basics,planning your landscape,garden chemicals, lawns,shrubs/trees andp alms,flowers/vines and ground covers,herbs,fruit, vegetables,wildlife wanted,n uisance wildlife,and coastal gardening. Flagler County Master G ardeners (FCMGaffiliated with the University of F lorida/Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Program,are citi-z ens who receive hours of horticulture training and give b ack volunteer time to extension projects. Ruth Micieli,Flaglers Master Gardener coordinator,believes the guide is them issing educational link that gardeners,homeowners, landscapers,nursery owners, g arden suppliers and others have been seeking for years. Frank Gromling,owner of Ocean Publishing,the books publisher,said,I am exciteda bout the opportunity to help get this book into the hands of the gardening public inF loridas Zone 9A. Ocean Publishing is making the book available every-w here through our extensive marketing and distribution c hannels. Guide to Successful Gardening in Floridas Zone9 (ISBN 9780982694091, $24.95) is available for purc hase from Ocean Publishing (www.oceanpublishing.org, 386-517-1600) and everywhere quality books are sold. Retail stores wanting to s ell the book should call 386-517-1600. A gardening guide for 18 counties, including H ighlands, on sale now

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, July 29, 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.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone:465-0051.Rev.Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N.Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway church@hotmail.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational 2200 N.Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone:452-9777 or 4533771.Sunday service:Sunday School, 10 a.m.and worship, 11 a.m.Wednesday services:7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study.Pastor: W.H.Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA 1178 S.E.Lakeview Drive., Sebring.David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev.Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.Jim Helwig, organist/choir director.Worship service at 9:30 a.m.;Holy Eucharist is every Sunday.Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Monday of month with lunch.Bring a dish to pass.Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.Like to sing? Come join the choir.Visitors always welcome.Come grow with us.Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon P ark 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.Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor.Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Summer Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m. Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday school and Bible classes, 9 a.m.Sunday.Worship service is broadcast at 10 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday.Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 a.m.to 2 p.m.Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC Association of Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.James Weed, pastor.Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.Bible Study, 9 a.m.Nursery provided.Social activities:Choir, Missions, Evangelism.Phone 3852346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSSunday Worship at 10 a.m.;Bible Study, 9 a.m.For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E.Main St., Avon Park.Pastor:Rev.John C. Grodzinski.Sunday 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 w ww.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 Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth;first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditionalw orship 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:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.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 .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Summer Camp (middle school a.m.to 3 p.m.daily.Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. 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 pro-v ided for babies and toddlers;while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School,9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All 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 S.Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863von Jarrett, 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 website: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodis t 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 Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP Publishers WeeklyHARDCOVER FICTION 1.The Fallen Angelby Daniel Silva (Harper) 2 .I, Michael Bennettby James Patterson, Michael L edwidge (Little, Brown) 3.Gone Girby Gillian F lynn (Crown) 4.Shadow of Nightby Deborah E.Harkness (Viking 5.Backfireby Catherine Coulter (Putnam 6.Creole Belleby James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster) 7.The Next Best Thing: A Novelby Jennifer W einer (Atria Books) 8.Wicked Businessby J anet Evanovich (Bantam 9.The Sandcastle Girls b y Chris Bohjalian (Doublejay) 1 0.A Dance with Dragonsby George R.R. Martin (Bantam 11.Close Your Eyesby I ris Johansen (St.Martins) 12. 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C M Y K B y JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment WriterSuburban paranoia can be a s funny as it can be dangerous. But in The Watch, which was renamed from Neighborhood Watchto distance itself from theT rayvon Martin killing in Florida,the threat to an ordered Ohio town isnt anything with contemporary resonance. Its just aliens. Thats the disappointing b asis of The Watch,which unfolds not in a way that m ight have anything funny or enlightening to say about picket-fence fearfulness,buts imply with conventional summer movie bombast. E van Troutwig (Ben Stiller) is as devoted to Glenville,Ohio,as Max Fischer was to Rushmore Academy.Though he and hisw ife (an underused Rosemarie DeWitt) are tryi ng to have a kid,he puts most of his energy into the town through various com-m unity groups and his senior management position at C ostco. This is a particularly earnest Ben Stiller:I donth ave any black friends yet, but I am on the market,he says. But Evans enthusiasm i s shattered when a friend and Costco security guard ( Joseph A. Nunez) is mysteriously mauled overnight. When Evan makes neighborhood safety his new cause (his sweatshirt:No MoreM urders),his rally for support draws derision and only three volunteers. There a motley lot:Bob, a father of a teenager looking for a guys night out (Vince Vaughn); Franklin,ap olice department-reject with a buzz cut and switchb lade (Jonah Hill Jamarcus,a divorced,afroed Brit (the wry,poised Richard Ayoade,who directed the promising Submarineandn early steals the movie). At this point,Vaughn edding Crashers,Old School) can claim suburbia to be his domain. No oneb etter typifies the man-cave father,the 9-to-5er,the frat boy with a family. Vaughns family man isnt without parody (he introduces himself as Bob with B,chuckling mildly) but hes undiminished by adulthoods trappings,full of crazy-eyed brio and the manic positivity to,as he does in The Watch,designn eighborhood watch jackets for the gang with a flaming, w inged tiger icon. Some will say the act is old,but Vaughn could do this as long as John Wayne played a cowboy,as far asI m concerned. Watching him marvel at each layer of a Russian nesting doll,as he does here,is nearly worth the price of admission. T he crew is slow to develop,harassed by dismissive cops (a funny Will Forte) and egg-throwing highschoolers. But they make some headway and eventually crack open the case: A liens are invading Glenville. A ction and comedy are nearly always strange bedfellows,and The Watchis noe xception. Introducing extraterrestrials puts the story on a familiar trajectory of chases and explosions filled with mock-tough guy slowm otion. At this point,Jonah Hill pointing in slo-mo is getting a little tiresome. The Watchwas originally drafted by Jared Stern to b e a younger,PG-13 movie with Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum) directing,but that changed when Seth Rogan,Evan Goldberg andJ ustin Theroux rewrote it. Their raunchier tone has an almost paint-by-numbers feeling to it now,after better films like Superbadand Pineapple Express.Though many of the jokes land,someo f them feel like a game of penis-related Mad Libs. D irecting is Akiva Schaffer,one third of the Lonely Island trio (Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone make a quickc ameo) and a Saturday Night Livewriter famous for the popular digital shorts. This is his second feature after 2007s Hot Rod,andw hile he clearly has the ability to pull funny out of his cast,he doesnt here show any visual and narrative distinction that separates him from the growing pack of comedy directors. H is most interesting choice is to make the aliens f ar more fearsome and detailed than a comedy would normally accommo-d ate. Contortionist Doug Jones (Pans Labyrinth, Hellboy) plays the alien,a sci-fi realism that makes a few jokes funnier but ulti-m ately highlights the films incongruities. (Better is the suspected alien,a creepy B illy Crudup.) The mission of the neighb orhood watch gang stresses their budding friendships, pulling them apart before pushing them back together. Or was that the plot of J ump Street? Maybe it was Get Him to the Greek? Hold on,could it have been aul? The Watchis rated R for some strong sexual content. Page 10BNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com church page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 8 8 REAL PRO NAILS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 6 6 5 5 5 5 20th Century Fox (From left) Richard Ayoade, Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill in The Watch. ENTERTAINMENT Suburbia under siege (this time from aliens) in The Watch M ovie Review The Watch Rating: R (some strong s exual content including references, pervasive lang uage and violent images) Running time: 102 minutes Review: (of 4 NEW YORK (AP N early seven months into the launch of a new morning show,CBS said Thursday that it will replace co-host Erica Hill withc hief White House correspondent Norah ODonnell. ODonnell will team with Charlie Rose and Gayle King on CBS This Morning,the third-ratedm orning news show behind ABCs Good Morning A mericaand NBCs oday.Shll begin the new job shortly after theD emocratic and Republican national conventions are o ver. CBS is taking a more serious news approach than its rivals in the morning. The new show hasnt clicked yet in the ratings, y et CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager and President David Rhodes said they were encouraged by recent positive trends. We just felt she was so perfect for the direction were going in,Fager said. ODonnell came to CBS from NBC News in June 2011,one of Fagers firstb ig outside hires. Besides her White House work, s hes Bob Schieffers principal substitute on Face the Nation. C BSmove comes a month after the Today s how made a well-publicized switch by removing Ann Curry as co-anchor and replacing her with Savannah Guthrie. CBS brings Norah ODonnell to its morning show CROSSWORDSOLUTION

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C M Y K Dear Abby: Im a 25year-old,happily married woman with a great life. Ever since the birth of my son a little over a year ago,I find myself angry at things that happened in my childhood that I thought I had gotten over. Abby,I was mentally, physically and sexually abused by my father. He has never had to answer for his actions,which of course he denies. My mother was also emotionally and verbally abusive,as well as absent. I have a newfound anger toward her,and the hatred for my father has resurfaced. (I have had no contact with him for years.) How do I get over this? I had therapy as a kid and Im looking for other options. Having Flashbacks in Marion,Ohio Dear Having Flashbacks: You may be looking for other options,but more counseling may be the best option for you. Now that youre a mother yourself, with a daily reminder of how small and fragile a child is, its not surprising youre angry at your parents for the way you were treated when you were little and helpless.A licensed psychotherapist can help you work this through in the shortest possible time,so please dont wait to ask for a referral. Dear Abby: Less than a year ago,my 28-year-old son,David,married his college sweetheart,Ann. Shes a wonderful girl. They bought a home near her job in the Midwest. David sometimes goes out of state on temporary jobs. He called me a month ago, while on a job in a resort area,and told me he has met someone and wants out of his marriage. He said Ann has been great,they never argue,etc.,but he was pressured into the marriage and doesnt really know where his life is going. Ann has called me several times in tears. She said she will give him time,but she is almost ready to give up. I am heartbroken. I think my son is making a terrible mistake,as Ann truly loves him and will do anything for him. I love her like a daughter. I have spoken to David and told him what I think, but I don't know what else to do. There is no good reason for this breakup. How can I help him not to go ahead with this? Very Sad Mom in Maryland Dear Mom: You cant prevent your son from leaving the marriage. However, you would do him and Ann a favor to suggest that when his business in the resort area is finished,they seek marriage counseling. David may want out because he met someone or,as he said, he didnt really want to be married in the first place. If theres an upside to this,its that they didnt have children. While the situation is sad and you love your daughterin-law,do not allow yourself to be put in the middle or you will alienate your son. If the marriage doesnt work out,you can still have a relationship with her,although it wont be the one you planned on. Dear Abby: Whats the difference,in your opinion, between gossip and news? I have a friend who loves telling me things about other friends. I think she does it in order to let me know that she knows something I dont know. Frankly,I think shes invading the privacy of others. She considers it news.I consider it gossip. Unwilling Listener in Phoenix Dear Unwilling: News is something that affects everyone. Its supposed to be factbased. Gossip,on the other hand,a form of voyeurism, is often based on conjecture and its intent is titillation. 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.comN ews-SunS unday, July 29, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 3 5 5 1 1 DIVERSIONS DO GDA YSOFSU MMERB y G. GRABOWSKI & B. 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B eing a writer, that disturbed me. Words are important and help us understand concepts andg rasp deeper understandings. Without being able to express ourselves throught he written and spoken word,we become islands unto ourselves. But everyone is ceaselessly communicating,you m ay say. Cell phones and Blue Tooth devices clearly indicate that. Or,just looka t the thumbs frantically conveying text messages. I s a great way to stay in touch,dont get me wrong. Cell phones are extremely helpful in emergencies and to touch base when travel-i ng. But,is over-dependence c ausing us to lose something precious? How long has it been s ince youve received a hand-written note or letter o r,for that matter,sent one? Admittedly,I dont have c omplete understanding of texting. But,ve seen the abbreviations,lack of punctuation,and non-use of full sentences. A short-cut is better than nothing if it means staying in touch or not. However,it has been my experience that in order tob uild intimacy in relationshipsto truly understand a p erson,how they think and feel about any given sub-j ectwe must spend time with them. And,when we communicate through written and spoken wordsw ithout rushing, our thoughts are most adequately expressed when we possess the n ecessary skills. How would we fare in a spiritual FCAT assessment test? T here are times when a short prayer is better than nothing. But can quick tex-t ingof our holy God be anywhere near enough in getting to know him?Dow e really pray without ceasing or are we simply a ppearing to communicate with God? When we set aside spec ific,devoted time to read Gods Word (spelled out in w ritten form with sentences,punctuation and clarity!),we get in touch with God himself who has written us his love letter. J ournaling helps me write from my heart to G od. But,his voice is most often heard in stillness, which takes uninterruptedt imenot rushing here and there. I n Psalm 119,NKJV,we are reminded to meditate on the excellencies of the W ord of God. In verse 105 we read,our word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. To be adept at communic ating in written and oral form,we must be willing to learn and apply knowledge. Lets not throw the baby out with the bath water.E ven in this technological age,we dont have to negl ect ageless truths. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent. A geless truths and m odern communication Pause And Consider Jan Merop Metro ServicesA ries (March 21-April 20) Sometimes as challenging as life can be,you take chances and push yourself further,Aries This could prove a week to do some risk-taking and exploring new ideas. Taurus (April 21-May 21) It could take a lot to raise your ire this week, Taurus. However,if your mood is already set to simmer,you may have a fullblown boiling over at the slightest taunt. Gemini (May 22-June 21) It is easy to bury something and ignore it,Gemini, but its not always easy to face a problem head-on. Make an effort to figure out issues that keep recurring in your life. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Take a few moments to focus on your future, Cancer,rather than just what needs to be done in the present. Open your mind to real long-term goals. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Arguments can quickly turn stressful,Leo. So try your best to avoid any confrontations this week and your body will thank you. Unresolved issues could pop up. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) You are overly focused on the minute details of the things you do,Virgo. But somehow the bigger picture has escaped your perusal lately. Remedy that this week. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Your curiosity could get the best of you this week, Libra. You may end up delving into things that are better left unturned. Take a step b ack and find a new focus. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Dont set yourself up for frustration,Scorpio. Avoid any people who cause you conflict and any activities that bring you grief. Enjoy yourself instead. Sagittarius (Nov. 23/Dec. 21) Sagittarius,although you didnt think things could get much busier,this week you will find more on your plate. Dont be overly concerned. There will be time to get things done. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) More enjoyable things are on the horizon, Capricorn,and you could find yourself distracted by so many enjoyable activities. Try to schedule one per week. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) No one can solve your conflicts better than you, Aquarius. Although your options seem to be a little stifled as of late,youll find the way to impart changes. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) The planets are giving you the cosmic go-ahead to get things done,Pisces. So dont delay your actions any longer. Famous birthdaysJuly 29 Martina McBride,singer,46; July 30Peter Bogdanovich,director,73; July 31 Mark Cuban,entrepreneur,54; Aug. 1 Adam Duritz,musician,48; Aug. 2 Edward Furlong,actor,35; Aug. 3 Martin Sheen,actor,72; Aug. 4 Roger Clemens, athlete,50. Libra needs to take a step back, refocus Memories of childhood abuse are still haunting young mother Horoscope Dear Abby Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect.

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C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE News-Sun Sunday, July 29, 2012 During the 16 days of the 2012 London Olympic Games,theres sure to be no shortage of tears, triumphs,Gatorade or royalty.Whether your only exercise is dialing for pizza delivery,or your family likes a good old-fashioned rivalry,get into the Games with our bingo cards.The bingo game is designed to be played throughout TV coverage of the entire Games.If you see or hear an occurrence listed on your card,mark it off.There are five cards to pick from.If youve got more than five playing,you can photocopy the cards.Even with duplicate cards,the person who watches the most coverage will have the biggest advantage.First one to cover the card wins the gold! Courtney Ortega,McClatchy NewspapersI LLUSTRATIONS BY CHRIS WARE/MCT



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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Nadine Elliot-Tedstone is running for the District 3 on the Highlands County Commission. Originally from Buffalo, N.Y. Tedstone has lived in Sebring for 20 years. From the beginning,she said,she has taken an interest in the county,serving on a wide variety of boards and committees,including the Lake Denton Committee,the Group for Better Government,and the Highlands County Homeowners Association. She has a bachelors of science degree in finance, communications and sociology,she said,and a degree in human resources,education and international trade that includes trade zone certification. Her background is in development and international trade. I want to insist on transparency,Tedstone said. The commission should be fair and equitable to all,and I am certainly down on any increases in taxes. Tedstone said there were still items that can be cut out of the budget. NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, July 29, 2012 www.newssun.com Volume 93/Number 94 | 50 cents www.newssun .com HighLow 94 73Complete Forecast PAGE 12A Mostly sunny Forecast Question: Should Penn State have received a harsher penalty from the NCAA? Next question: Should the Avon Park Police Department decision be made by voters instead of just by the city council? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Michael Walsh Age 74, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155 Fax ... 385-2453 Online: www.newssun.com Yes 44.9% No 55.1% 099099401007 Total votes: 69 Arts & Leisure 7B Books 9B Business 5B Classifieds 8A Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle11B Dear Abby 11B Editorial & Opinion4A Entertainment 10B Horoscopes 11B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times 11B News from the Watershed7B Pause and Consider11B Scoreboard 2B Sports On TV 2B 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 1 1 0 0 1 1 9 9 I was too young to really worry By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Ernest Bud Brown graduated from high school in Ithica,N.Y. in 1943. The very next day he was on his way to Camp Upton on Long Island,for induction into the Army. You knew you were going to go; the physicals were all done, said Brown,who lives on Oak Beach Boulevard in Sebring. I was drafted with my graduating class along with six or seven teachers. There were about 150 of us. One day youre in school; the next,youre Uncle Sams boy. Assigned to the Army Air Corps,he headed to Mississippi for basic training. Following that he spent six months in mechanics school,six weeks in gunnery school,and another six months training to be a member of a air crew. He shipped out to Shipdam, England in January 1945, assigned to the 8th Air Force,44th Bomber Group,67th Squad to serve as a flight engineer aboard B-24 Liberator Bombers. Part of a permanent 10-man crew that manned different planes, Brown flew 15 missions as the war wound down in Europe. As an engineer,with the rank of technical sergeant (which became first sergeant in 1948),he sat between the pilot and co-pilot, Remembering life as a WW II bomber crewman Celebrate FreedomSpecial section honors those who served, and those who still stand guardINSIDETHISISSUE Courtesy photos A B-24 had a crew of 10 members. Ernest Bud Brown, the crews flight engineer and top turret gunner, is in the center of the picture and in the top photo. The airman second from the right is the crews radio operator. All the other men are gunners. One is missing. There were four officers on a B-24 bomber crew, the pilot, co-pilot, navigator and bombardier. Worst times were not spent in the air Special to the News-SunTALLAHASSEE One of the nations leading consumer protection organizations called on federal and state authorities to take immediate action to protect patients at the Florida Institute for Neurologic Rehabilitation (FINR) in Hardee County on Friday. The urgent call comes on the heels of a shocking and disturbing report by Bloomberg News detailing a dangerous alleged pattern of abuse and neglect of residents at the facility. Walter Dartland,executive director of the Consumer Federation of the Southeast, on Friday issued an emergency call for state and federal authorities to immediately send a protective services team to FINR to ensure the safety and well-being of each resident. He also advocated for a state or multi-state and/or federal forensic audit of the facility to investigate its possible misuse of any federal and state tax dollars,while Consumer group calls for probe of Hardee facility See BROWN,page 6ATough decisionW eber-Callahan chooses education SPORTS,1BCentennial workChamber plays big role in Sebring progress INSIDE,2A Grab a spot by the TVand play along with some Olympic Bingo LIVING,12B Elliot-Tedstone says she will insist on transparency C ANDIDA TE P ROFILE Courtesy photo Nadine Elliot-Tedstone is running for the District 3 seat on the county commission. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Shoppers,get ready to save a little cash in the upcoming days when the annual tax-free holiday begins Friday. The state of Florida again brought back the holidayin which the law states that no sales tax (nor local option tax) will be collected on the sales of clothing,footwear and certain accessories selling for $75 or less. School supplies selling for $15 or less will also collect no sales tax during the days of Aug. 3-5. The tax holiday will begin at 12:01 a.m. Friday. Parents looking to get a jump on some early back-to-school shopping for the youngsters are in luck if they are planning to venture out shopping this weekend. There is no limit of items per customer under the tax-free holiday. Clothing that is under the tax-free Tax-free holiday starts Friday No sales tax on most school supplies from Aug. 3-5 Glue, both liquid and stick, is on the tax exempt list. See TAX,page 3A See HARDEE,page 3A See ELLIOT,page 3A

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C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; below lottery social security; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6 6 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; above lottery nursing; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 5 5 3 3 7 7 Courtesy photo The Caladium Arts and Crafts recently recognized Janice Malony as a favorate artist. Malony has been a member of the Co-op for just a few months, but already her quilting and doll clothes have become sought after items. Malony comes to Lake Placid from Naples where she resided for more than 20 years. She is originally from Quincy Main. She has been making doll clothes since she was 8 years old. In 1986 she started quilting, and has won second and third place on quilts in the Naples Quilt Show. See and or purchase one of Malonys quilts or doll clothes at the Caladium Arts and Crafts Co-operative, 132 E. Interlake Blvd. in Lake Placid, or visit the website at caladiumarts.org. Galvano speaks at Tea Party meetingSEBRING Bill Galvano,a candidate for the District 26 Florida Senate seat,will speak at the Highlands County Tea Party meeting on Tuesday at Homers Restaurant, 1000 Sebring Square. After graduating from Sebring High School, Galvano earned an associates degree from Manatee Community College,before receiving a bachelors degree from the University of Florida and a juris doctorate from the University of Miami,School of Law. He was first elected to the Florida House of Representatives,District 68 in November 2002 and was re-elected to three more terms. In his final term in the House,Galvano served as chairman of the Rules and Calendar Council, chairman of the Select Committee on Seminole Indian Compact Review and chairman of the Select Committee on Standards of Professional Conduct. The public is invited to the meeting. A buffet will be held at 5:30 p.m. with the meeting starting at 6 p.m.Clark speaks at Spring Lake UMCSEBRING Judy Clark will be speaking at Spring Lake United Methodist Church,8170 Cozumel Lane,U.S. 98 South,on Sunday.The topic will be Could You Be A John Harper? Special guest speaker will be Nell Hays, spokesperson for the Highlands County Sheriffs Department,speaking on safety in the home for the elderly and those living alone. Come and hear this important discussion and bring a friend. Refreshments will be served after the service.Volunteers needed at Salvation ArmySEBRING The Salvation Army,3135 Kenilworth Blvd.,is in need of people who would like to give a little time back to their community. Each month,they have a Commodities Distribution Program for individuals and families who are in need. They are so short on volunteers in the summer months that it jeopardizes the continuance of the program during these months. If you would like to volunteer just a few hours possibly once a month,call to get more information at 385-7548,ext. 100.Whats Up Downtown? meeting to be TuesdaySEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency will host its next monthly Whats Up Downtown? meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Highlands County Convention Center and the Fairgrounds. The CRA staff will present an o verview of the agencys new Business Awareness and Promotional Campaign that will launch this fall. These monthly Whats Up Downtown?meetings COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce is involved in virtually all aspects of the towns progress and economic activity. Before the current S ebring Chamber of Commerce was the Board of Trade,created in October 1914. The first thing accomplished by this board was the building of a lighting system around The Circle,on R idgewood Drive and Center Street. In 1916,all of the citizens came together to construct an official Board of Trade office on a piece of prime real estate on The Circle,which was indeed d onated by the citys founder,George E. Sebring,and the location still stands today as the Downtown Sebring C hamber. For years this building served as the Board of Trade,the council chambers, town hall and city auditorium,a community center for citizens to gather, and the Sebring Womens Club started a public library in the building that served the public for more than 40 years. By 1917,membership had grown to 50. Shortly thereafter,in 1924,the town was swarming with real estate speculators due to the Florida Boom,and in 1925,residents saw a need to form a chamber of commerce; staff was hired, an advertising campaign begun and things were developing at a good pace. The 1930s were challenging years, Sebring and the entire United States were in a deep depression. However, even during those trying times,the Sebring Chamber of Commerce remained active and assisted in projects such as Highlands Hammock Park, Chamber involved in all aspects of progress since Sebrings first years Centennial Notebook See CHAMBER,page 7A Special to the News-SunA VON PARK The Highlands County Supervisor o f Elections Office trained Aktion Club members on July 26 on how to fill out a ballot and use a voting machine. Supervisor of Elections Joe Campbell,technician S hirley Higgins and elections trainer Roy Wright attended the Aktion Club meeting at R idge Area Arc to educate the members who have disa bilities about how to vote. Campbell informed the group about the upcoming elections a nd the voting process. A training ballot was passed out so each member could practice filling it out properly. They got to vote for t heir favorite cars,musicians and ice cream as well as a couple propositions on threeday weekends and pay increases every six months. I cant eat chocolate so I voted for vanilla ice cream, A ktion Club member Raymond Jackson said. This i s not so hard to do. I feel better about wanting to be a voter. I feel better now,Helena Spies said after casting her b allot. Its easy to do. The training taught them how to make choices and how to properly fill out the ballot. So far,eight Aktion Club m embers have registered to become new voters. This was just the first step in teaching individuals with disabilities about the election process. The Aktion Club will be sponsoring a Political Rally at 11 a.m. Thursday at Ridge Area Arc which will allow Highlands County political candidates in the Primary and General elections to come for a tour of the facilities and make a fiveminute presentation to the audience. People with disabilities,Arc staff,caregivers,families,board members,Kiwanis Club of Sebring members and the general public are invited. There have been 11 candidates so far who have responded that they are attending the rally. Aktion Club is a civic group sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Sebring. It consists of adults with disabilities who help people in the community. In October,the final phase will be a five-week training program to learn about all the candidates and issues on the General Election ballot. Ridge Area Arc staff will be offering this class to individuals with disabilities in their program. The purpose of this training is to educate individuals with disabilities as much as possible about voting process and the political candidates, said Aktion Club advisor Cindy Marshall. We want to eliminate the typical perception that people with learning disabilities don't understand the issues or know the candidates. In all honesty,there are very few voters who really know every candidate on the ballot. The Florida Developmental Disabilities Council and The Arc of Florida recently launched the Your Vote,Your Voicecampaign in an effort to help keep voting accessible for citizens with developmental disabilities. Since people with disabilities in Florida have experienced some severe budget cuts in the past couple years,this campaign is empowering these individuals to get out to vote so their v oice can be heard. This will allow them to choose the next leaders of this county,state and country. The Voting In Florida:A Guide For Citizens With Disabilitiesbooklet is available for anyone who would like to learn more information about how to get people with disabilities involved in voting. This new booklet is provided in English and Spanish by the Florida Developmental Disabilities Council Inc. and free copies can be ordered online at the council's Web site at www.fddc.org or call toll free at 1-800-580-7801 or TDD toll free at 1-888-488-8633. Aktion Club learns how to vote Courtesy photo Aktion Club president Alex Lopez,of Sebring,learns how to cast his ballot while Highlands County Supervisor of Elections technician Shirley Higgins gives him instructions. Supervisor of Elections Joe Campbell (from left, in back), Aktion Club member Mac Smith and elections trainer Roy Wright watch as each club member processed their ballot. Malony honored by Co-op July 25 41930464953x:5Next jackpot $10 millionJuly 21 101415313450x:5 July 18 137233344x:5 July 27 15112932 July 26 719232735 July 25 911222336 July 24 16142833 July 27 (n) 8071 July 27 (d) 1209 July 26 (n) 4826 July 26 (d) 8407 July 27(n) 007 July 27 (d) 964 July 26(n) 300 July 26 (d) 898 July 27 2317275 July 24 112021431 July 20 318253610 July 17 71419331 July 25 314353846 PB: 16Next jackpot $139 millionJuly 21 931385456 PB: 20 July 18 25202357 PB: 3 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d) is the daytime drawing,(n) is the nighttime drawing. 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C M Y K also urging insurance investigators to thoroughly examine possible fraudulent activity that would milk or bilk patientspremiums. One of the nations most trustworthy media organizations has documented what it asserts is a horrific,outrageous and heartbreaking series of heinous acts at a facility that is supposed to be providing care to some of the countrys most vulnerable patients,said Dartland. The desperate cries for help from behind FINRs closed doors are an urgent alarm that should resonate at the highest levels of federal and state government and law enforcement. Families rightfully are deeply concerned and deserve to know their loved ones are in a safe and secure environment. Dartland added that protecting public safety is the top priority and responsibility of government. If authorities need to take over control of the facility to ensure the patients are safe,then thats what needs to happen now. Bloomberg News (to see the story and videos,go to www.bloomberg.com and type FINR in the search box) based its deeply documented report on sources,more than 2,000 pages of court and medical records,police reports,state investigations and autopsy reports. The story provides many powerful examples of the alleged abuse and neglect including instances where patients have died,or have reportedly swallowed fishhooks and batteries to escape the institution as well as testimonials from former patients including videotaped evidence of apparent beatings by caretakers. The report further outlines that Floridas Department of Children and Families has received 477 allegations of abuse or neglect at FINR since 2005,including 36 that were verifiedby its investigations. According to the state agency, 36 verified claims and others were referred to law enforcement. If state action now can prevent any further abuse of a single patient,then action is justified today,said Dartland. As part of an effort to increase public awareness of the story,Dartland invited concerned individuals to get involved in the effort by joining the Protect People with Brain Injuries Facebook group set up on the site at: https://www.facebook.com/Pro tectPeopleWithBrainInjuries www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 3A FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHO; 3.639"; 2"; Black; main a; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 1 1 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 3 3 holiday is defined as any article of wearing apparel,including footwear with a few exceptions. Items like ski boots,roller blades, skates,and swim fins are not covered in the tax-holiday. Other clothing items,or accessories,such as wrist watches,bracelets,jewelry or handkerchiefs are also not included in the clothing tax-holiday. School supplies under the tax-holiday do not include books. Tax-exempt items include pencils,pens,notebooks,paper,lunch boxes, markers,and many other items. A full list of items that fall under taxexempt items may be downloaded at the Florida Department of Revenues website. A full list of sales transactions and non-exempt scenarios,such as manufactures coupons, rebates and layaways are also available on www.myflorida.com/dor/. Most stores throughout Highlands County will once again participate in the Tax Holiday giving shoppers and residents ample opportunity to take advantage of the savings and prepare for the upcoming school year. Continued from page 1A MCT Back-to-school shoppers will be able to skip paying state sales tax on many items if they do their shopping from Aug. 3-5. Tax holiday on school shopping begins Friday Continued from page 1A For example,funds given to charities or non-profit organizations. I have my pet organizations,Tedstone said,but Highlands County is not a philanthropic organization or a bank. We have to put the brakes on that hard and fast. I spare no one. Everyone has to take a cut. I support the community,she said,and I expect e veryone else to do the same. Im a bean counter, and Ive got a degree. T edstone believes people have to have a say in how the county is developed. Im a person who talks to other people,she said. I talk to everyone from custodian to president and everyone in between. I dont care how big your house or your title. I absolutely will have an open door policy. One of my goals is to have a more friendly atmosphere in the commission chambers. Im for unity. At the same time,she expressed caution. Too many things are happening in too many places,she said. I think we need a uniformed officer at (commission) meetings. Her overall goal is to bring strong growth into a loving,caring community. Who doesnt want a booming economy? Im glad the impact fees went down, she said. They would have been a knife in the heart. Business and professional people,those are the ones I want to attract. She believes in supporting the arts and education. The college is the gem of the county,she said. She told of the first time she met Dr. Catherine P. Cornelius,one of Tedstones role models,when Cornelius was president of then South Florida Community College. T old the president was down by Lake Glenda,she went looking for her. I imagined her sitting in a lawn chair,sipping lemonade,Tedstone said. Instead she was in waders in the w ater,working with students.She would be that kind of leader,Tedstone added; one that rolled up her sleeves,although,I know asa commissioner my job is to make policy (not micromanage),she said. Tedstone expects to hit the ground running should she be elected. I want to put my energy to good use,she said. This will be my job. My only focus. Continued from page 1A Hardee County mental facility faces scrutiny Elliot-Tedstone running for Dist. 3 commission seat By TERENCE CHEA Associated PressSAN FRANCISCO M cKesson Corp. will pay $151 million to 29 states and the District of Columbia to settle a lawsuit alleging the company i nflated prices of hundreds of prescription drugs,causing state Medicaid programs to overpay millions of dollars in reimbursements, o fficials said Friday. The agreement with S an Francisco-based McKesson,one of the countrys largest drug w holesalers,settles allegations the company d eliberately inflated drug prices by as much as 25 percent from 2001 to 2009. An investigation by s tate and federal agencies found that McKesson o verbilled for more than 1,400 brand-name drugs from 2001 to 2009. They i nclude commonly prescribed medications such a s Adderall,Allegra, Ambien,Celexa,Lipitor, Neurontin,Prevacid, P rozac and Ritalin,officials said. California will receive a bout $24 million of the settlement,said state A ttorney General Kamala Harris. That money will go to the state Medicaid program,not recipients. In these difficult budge t times,it is crucial that Californias scarce public resources support the urgent needs of our state, Harris said in a statement. We cannot allow dollars meant for patients to be d iverted to inflate corporate profits. McKesson representative Kris Fortner said the claims against the company are without merit,but given the inherent uncert ainty of litigation,we determined that this settlement was in the best interest of our employees, customers,suppliers and s hareholders. We did not manipulate drug prices and did not violate any laws,Fortner said. The settlement stems from a 2005 whistleblower lawsuit that was filed under federal and states false claims statutes. It alleged that McKesson inflated average wholesale prices reported to First Data Bank,which many state Medicaid programs use to set payment rates for pharmaceutical reimbursement. The federal government settled its portion of the lawsuit in April for more than $187 million. New York will receive the largest share of the statessettlement,$36 million,according to officials with state Attorney General Eric Schneidermans office. Pharmaceutical distribution companies are not above the law.This settlement holds McKesson accountable for attempting to make millions of dollars in illegal profits, Schneiderman said. McKesson to pay $151M to settle drugpricing suit Associated PressMIAMI Miamis new Metrorail Station that will connect major hubs in the city to the airport is now open. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen will participate in Saturdays grand opening of the Miami International Airport Metrorail Station and the Orange Line Metrorail Service. 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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 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 Page 4ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com It will not be an easy decision. Here at the News-Sun,for example,there is disagreement about what is best. That i s because there are excellent reasons to choose bringing in t he Highlands County Sheriffs Office,and just as many good reasons to stay w ith a municipal police department. As a result,we will not make any kind of endorsement. Whatever is decided,we have faith in the sworn offic ers affected by the debate those in blue and those in g reen. We do believe this debate is important and worth the a nxiety if only because we now have hard facts and the m atter can be put to rest once and for all. No law enforcement officer deserves to live under the cloud of uncertainty the Avon Park police officers have had to live under these last several years. It is unfortunate,we think, that the issue is not going to a public referendum. This is the kind of situation that directly touches every resident and business in the city. W e believe the people should be the ones to choose. Given that that is not going to happen,however,the city council members are now e ven more burdened to be clear about their thinking leading up to their choice. We expect each member to explain why they are voting the way they are during Saturdays special meeting. People have a need to know the councils reasoning the more that is clear,the more likely the final decision will be accepted calmly. Again,no one envies those who are responsible for choosing. If the numbers arrived at by the sheriffs office are correct,the city stands to save a great deal of money by contracting for the HCSO services,an obvious benefit. It is also true that being a larger organization,the sheriffs office offers more chances for advancement and training for individual officers. On the other hand,by bringing in the sheriffs office the city will lose direct o versight of municipal law enforcement,and the sheriff is accountable to the county, not the city. This could create real conflicts in the future. It would be wrong for people to use the lack of a referendum as an excuse to ignore the whole situation. Individual council members can only respond to public opinion if they know what the public is thinking. The mayor has already shown she is prepared to allow people their say. That means turning up Aug. 4 having thought about the issue. And when we make our last statements as we always should in the democratic process we must be patient and courteous with each other. It should be the power of the arguments,not the power of the voices,that affects the outcome. Finally,whatever is decided,we have to recognize our civic responsibilities and live with the outcome,no matter if it is the one we wanted. Avon Park city council faces difficult choice We certainly do not envy the five members of the city council who are faced with deciding how to provide law enforcement services to Avon Park. They have six days to make up their minds. Ive been thinking a lot about the horrible event that happened in Aurora, Colo. last week. A guy entered a crowded movie theater and after dispensing canisters containing a noxious gas began shooting at people. He was quickly captured by police but not until 12 people were dead, more than 50 were wounded. The shooting brought out the best in us in some w ays. Ive heard stories of people in the theater risking their own lives to help or protect others. I can point to Christian Bale, who played Batman in The Dark Knight Rises (the movie being shown at the time of the tragedy). Bale went to the hospital and made a point of visiting the wounded. He tried to do it quietly but the media got wind of it and outed him. I think it was a kind thing for him to do. The shooting also brought out the worst of us. Some vile person put up a fan page for the shooter on F acebook (hopefully it is down by the time you read this). Apparently members of the Westboro Baptist Church(the quotes are mine,I personally believe they have nothing to do with true religion) showed up at a prayer vigil for the victims. They supposedly had a sign that read God sent the shooter. According to a report on Facebook,people blocked the group from the familiesview. Good for them. In the middle of the best and worst of us are the rest of us just staring in horror at what happened and trying to comprehend it. What kind of human being coolly opens fire on innocents? These were people out enjoying a movie; the worst thing they expected was for the power to go out or the film to stink. None of them expected this nightmare. And because we want to understand,we start tossing out theories. Ive heard a number of things about the shooter,none of which was verified when I was putting together this column. Hes a Christian. Hes agnostic. Joe Scarborough made the out-of-left-field assertion that the guy might be autistic,which has landed him in hot water with a number of people. And there is the whole gun control debate,which Im not going to get into here. Both sides have claimed the shooting proves their particular point in regards to guns. I think both sides couldve w aited a bit before weighing in on the subject because it misses the point. W e want to assign blame. And we point at odd things. This happened because our gun control laws arent tough enough or theyre too tough. It happened because of talk radio riling people up. It happened because Obama is president. It happened because(insert your pet reason here). And its simple. Much simpler than were making it out to be. The tragedy in Aurora happened because a man made a decision. He decided he was going to do something evil. Maybe he isnt totally in control of his behavior the jury is still out on that. But there is evidence that he was planning this for months. He chose to get some guns and go out to hurt people. No one forced him to do this. The guns didnt shoot themselves. Rationally or irrationally, the blame for this falls squarely on his shoulders. Can we possibly agree on that? (And yes,I know his name. I just refuse to put it in this column. If I couldve referenced the Westboro group without naming them I wouldve, they dont deserve the publicity.) 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. Who to blame 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, F L 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com To make sure the editorial pages arent dominate d 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 solel y 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. Holmes is the responsible partyEditor: The horrible mass murder i n Aurora,Colo. is a devastating tragedy for the families and the people of this t own. All Americans should pray for these folks and as a nation we should reach out to them in their time of need. Unfortunately,there are heartless politicians who w ould rather use this horrible event to push their political agenda. Only hours after the news b egan reporting this story you had ghoulish people like Senator Frank Lautenberg a nd New York Mayor Bloomberg attacking the second amendment and gun r ights. Instead of directing the blame at the murderer and trying to comfort the families of the victims,they would rather try to score political points. It should go without saying that James Holmes,the murderer,is responsible for this killing spree. Sadly,these politicians have no problem standing over the bodies and trying to tell you differently. It is a comfort to know most Americans have more heart and know better than to listen to these gibbering elected gasbags. Dana B. Orr Avon ParkNo longer able to afford such luxuryEditor: Historydoes not just happen,itis created. Who does the Republican party represent? The Republican party has violated the oaths of office for many years when it comes to representing womens rights,veterans rights,working class rights, i.e. Under the Hoover administration,the Republican party blocked the paying of the World War I bonus, killing some veterans. They have blocked the paying of World War II veterans claims by the hundreds of thousands. They tried to overthrow the government in 1929 under a Republican administration. They tried again under President Richard Nixon. They are again trying for an overthrow by the use of foreign money coming through the American Chamber of Commerce. They have blocked womens rights since the birth of the Republican party,a problem of equal rights being denied,a problem the Supreme Court should address. They violated the working class rights for many years, but the last four years of the Republican administration they have promoted outsourcing of jobs,using the American tax dollars to relocate to foreign cheap labor nations. In the process,they have created millions of home foreclosures destroying homeownership for millions of Americans. They,in this process,have destroyed the building industry,one of Americas largest industries. As for the healthcare of all Americans,we rank 37th in the world,yet we subsidize indirectly the healthcare for Canada and the rest of the world and also for their defense. The Republicans are blocking a one payer system for our nation,saying we cannot afford a healthcare system that we are providing for the rest of the world. As for the overthrow of government,they have blocked any movement in government for the last four years. Any Republican senator or congressman,both male and female,who have served more than two terms should be investigated and tried for treason against the American people. We did not put them in public office to represent any one group but to represent allAmericans. They,since their existence, have violated their oaths of office. They have blocked the rebuilding of Americas infrastructure for too many years,the building of which would create millions of jobs that America would even have to hire foreign labor. The protecting of world nations at the expense of the American tax system is treason. We can no longer afford this luxury. I am neither republican or democrat. I am an American first and last. Billie E. Jewett Sebring BouquetMany contribute to fundraiser successEditor: On behalf of the Friends of Dennis(Heston),about 30 good friends,family members and members of his church,we want to publically thank the community for the tremendous support shown at our event on Friday,July 13. There are more businesses and entities that donated and assisted, but we want to highlight the major contributors and express our gratitude. Thank you to the Sebring Firemen,Inc. for cooking the chicken and for the use of their grounds.From Avon Park,Crossroads Community Church and Union Congregational for organizational help and their praise and worship teams. David Flowers also provided the sound equipment from their church. Thanks to Covenant Presbyterian Church for the use of tables and chairs and Highlands Community Church for moving the tables and chairs. From Sebring,Crossroads Fellowship Church and Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center also provided praise and worship teams. Friends of the family,Rudy Tijerina and the group, Gratitude,for additional music. Youth for Christ provided hot dogs and chips for the children and provided manpower to help at the serving table. Kidz Zone, Lake Wales First Assembly of God for the inflatables and face painting. The printing of the flyers,created by Pastor John Hahn,was donated by The Print Shop in Sebring and the tickets were created by Matthew Adam Byrd and donated by Advanced Copiers. We are also thankful to our two great local newspapers,the News-Sun and Highlands Today,for helping to advertise the event as well as Cohan Radio Group for including our event on Heartland Happenings. This was a fun family dinner that had something for everyone. We were also most grateful Dennis was able to attend. The only thing we did not count on was how tremendous the support was. In fact,we had more food than we had requested but we ran out of the complete meals. The Friends of Dennis

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C M Y K By JIM KUHNHENN Associated PressW ASHINGTON President Barack Obama blamed Republicans on Saturday for a stalemate that could increase taxes on Americans next year while a leading Senate Republican cast Obama and his Democratic Party as obstructionists who want to place the tax burden on businesses during an economic slowdown. In his weekly radio and online address,Obama pressed the Republican-controlled House to extend Bush-era tax cuts for households making $250,000 or less while letting lower rates on wealthier taxpayers e xpire and go up. The Democratic-controlled Senate narrowly passed such a measure earlier in the week,but the House is not expected to follow suit. Instead of doing whats right for middle-class families and small-business owners,Republicans in Congress are holding these tax cuts hostage until we extend tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans,Obama said. Responding on behalf of the congressional GOP,Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah,the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee,said Obamas plan would do more harm to the economy and criticized him with almost identical language. He called for extending current tax rates for all taxpayers and spending 2013 overhauling and simplifying the tax code. Raising taxes as our economy continues to struggle is not a solution,and the majority of Americans and businesses understand that, Hatch said. The president and his Washington allies need to stop holding Americas economy hostage in order to raise taxes on those trying to lead our econ omic recovery. The competing views frame todays Washington political debate and the presidential contest. With the economy standing as the main issue on votersminds, Obama,rival Mitt Romney and lawmakers of both parties are engaged in brinkmanship and political test votes ahead of the November election and the Dec. 31 deadline when the Bush-era tax rates e xpire. Obama used his address to take a rare swipe at Romney, even though he didnt mention his challenger by name. Republicans in Congress and their nominee for president believe that the best way to create prosperity in America is to let it trickle down from the top,he said. They believe that if our country spends trillions more on tax cuts for the wealthy, well somehow create jobs. are open to the public. Anyone who has an interest in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend.Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention Training offeredSouth Florida State Colleges Community Education Department is offering a series of Alcohol Drug Accident Prevention Training (ADAPT) courses for first-time drivers license applicants. The four-hour courses will be held 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday,Aug. 4 at the SFSC DeSoto Campus,2252 N.E. Turner Ave.,Arcadia; 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday,Aug. 18 at the SFSC Highlands Campus, 600 West College Drive, Avon Park; and Saturday, Aug. 25 at the SFSC Hardee Campus,2968 U.S. 17 N., Bowling Green. Pre-registration is required. The fee is $38 and may be paid by cash,check, or credit card. Participants may register in Building B on the SFSC Highlands Campus or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information,contact the SFSC Community Education Department at 453-6661, 465-5300,494-7500,7732252,or 382-6900,ext. 7388. Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion Post 69 will host karaoke by Naomi today with Judy. Call 453-4553 for time. For more information of other events, call 453-4553. The Combat Veterans Memorial VFW Post 9853 will host NASCAR on the screen at noon today. Subject to change without notice. House Committee meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday.Uptown Country plays Friday,and karaoke by Peg and Perry on Saturday; both times set for 5-8 p.m. For details,call 452-9853. LAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Moose Lodge 2374 will host NASCAR on the screen. Call for time. Moose Riders meet at 7 p.m. Monday. For more information,call 465-0131. The Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 BPOE board meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday. For more information,call the lodge at 465-2661. The American Legion Placid Post 25 will host L&L Duo from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday and Larry Musgrave from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. Riders meet at 10 a.m. Saturday.A casino trip is planned for Tuesday; for details call 655-0232. For more information on other events,call 465-0975. SEBRING The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 Mens Auxiliary will have a Deck Party from 2-4 p.m. today. Drawing for $300 gas card, music and fun. Karaoke with Mega Sounz from 5-8 p.m. Frank E.plays music from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. Events are subject to change without notice. For more information,call 385-8902. The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 will have an orientation meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday. For details,call 471-3557. Continued from page 2A www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 5A DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 8 8 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 MARTIAL ARTS (pp); 3.639"; 3"; Black; register before Aug. 6th; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 7 7 2 2 3 3 relish 3 days; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black; Relish 3 Days; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 3 8 8 0 0 COMMUNITYBRIEFS Death noticeMichael Leon Walsh ,74, of Sebring died July 20, 2012. Private family memorial services are yet to be determined,but will likely occur in San Jose,Calif. By CHRIS GRYGIEL Associated PressSEATTLE Seattle officials have agreed to an independent monitor and court oversight of the citys police department as part of a deal w ith the Justice Department following a report that found officers routinely used excessive force. City and federal negotiat ors were involved in tense talks over the scope of a deal for months,and Justice Department lawyers had threatened to sue the city if a deal was not reached by J uly 31. Its no secret there were a few bumps in the road to get here,Mayor Mike McGinn said of the agreem ent,which was announced Friday. We do have a lot of w ork in front of us. The Justice Department launched its civil rights investigation early last year after the fatal shooting of a h omeless,Native American woodcarver and other incid ents involving force used against minority suspects. In December,a DOJ report f ound officers were too quick to reach for weapons, s uch as flashlights and batons,even when arresting people for minor offenses. The agreement was announced at City Hall by McGinn,Jenny Durkan, U .S. attorney for Seattle, and Thomas Perez,the J ustice Departments chief civil rights enforcer. The deal also calls for a special commission, appointed by the mayor,to c oncentrate on use of force issues. Talks between Seattle officials and the Justice Department had been hung up after city officials initially balked at some federal p roposals for reform. The settlement,which m ust be approved by a federal judge,requires the Seattle Police Department to revise use of force policies and enhance training, reporting,investigation and supervision for situations involving use force. Police also would have to change policies and training concerning bias-freepolicing and stops,and create a Community Police Commission,which would be a civilian oversight body. Court oversight would continue for five years,but the city could ask to end the scrutiny earlier if it has complied with the agreements for two years. This city is committed to eliminating bias,McGinn said. Perez said the agreement could serve as a way to help reduce crime and increase public confidence in the citys police officers. We must continue to be well aware of the very raw feelings that many Seattle residents continue to have toward the Seattle Police Department,Perez said. Surveillance cameras and police-cruiser videos had captured officers beating civilians,including stomping on a prone Latino man who was mistakenly thought to be a robbery suspect,and an officer kicking a nonresisting black youth in a convenience store. The earlier Justice Department report found that force was used unconstitutionally one out of every five times an officer resorted to it. The department failed to adequately review the use of force and lacked policies and training related to the use of force,it said. The American Civil Liberties Union and other community groups called for scrutiny of the department after a Seattle officer shot and killed the woodcarver,John T.Williams,in 2010. Video from Officer Ian Birks patrol car showed Williams crossing the street holding a piece of wood and a small knife,and Birk exiting the vehicle to pursue him. Off-camera,Birk quickly shouted three times for Williams to drop the knife then fired five shots. The knife was found folded at the scene,but Birk later maintained Williams had threatened him. Birk resigned from the force and w as not charged. A review board found the shooting unjustified. Seattle Councilman Tim Burgess,a former city police officer,said the agreement was a good one. The fact that a federal judge and federal monitor will be involved was key,he said. That will provide the muscle behind the reforms that will be necessary. Doug Honig,spokesman for the ACLU of Washington,was also pleased. The city and the DOJ appear to have taken our concerns about excessive force,racially biased policing and flaws in the oversight system seriously, Honig said. The implementation is whats going to matter. Since the beginning of 2010,the Justice Departments civil rights division has previously reached settlements to reform police practices in New Orleans and in Warren,Ohio. It has sued the Maricopa C ounty,Ariz.,sheriffs office and the East Haven, Conn.,police department for a pattern and practice of discrimination against Latinos and Hispanics. It is also investigating the Newark,N.J.,police department for a pattern and practice of excessive force and unconstitutional stops, searches,arrests and seizures,and discriminatory policing; and the Miami, Fla.,police department and the Portland,Ore.,Police Bureau over patterns of excessive deadly force. 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C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 4 4 SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus one; spot red, main a; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 9 9 5 5 keeping an eye on the p lanes gauges,making inflight repairs as needed and s erving as the turret gunner when under attack. Brown is modest about his s ervice,saying the men who served earlier had a much m ore dangerous time,but Germany had not given up and he and his fellow crew m embers saw their share of action. One of the more unusual d uties the crew performed was bringing supplies to G en. George Patton and his tanks. Patton was moving so fast,Brown said,it was difficult to keep him supp lied. The plane was stripped down and all we did was fly at tree-top level, throwing bundles of supplies out. He spoke of another mission,one where their target w as a pocket of 250,000 German troops who had been b y-passed by advancing allies and left for French. Browns crew flew the lead plane in the air attack to wipe the force out. Brown described how cold it was in the bomber. It was cold,cold,cold,he said. Thirty degrees below.One mission he lost his gloves a nd flew the entire way back standing behind the pilot with his hands tucked into the pilots armpits. He said the worst times, however,were not in the air. I was too young to really worry,he said. At 18 and 19 you think you can do anything. It was what you go through before and after the mission that was hard. One afternoon he described what was going on around him. He still has the piece,written in pencil on now yellowed paper. Published in the summer of 2009 in the 44th Bomb Group Veterans Association newsletter,Brown writes how time dragged in the afternoons and evenings in the Flack Shack,what amounted to their home. The men spoke in hushed tones,on any topic but the next mission,he wrote. He told how they wrote letters home,and how officers censored what they wrote. Brown wrote about the coal stove,around which the men gathered as music from the States drifted out on radios; and the late night snacks they liberated from the kitchen,where Spam was a treat. Going to sleep was another matter. Crews didnt fly daily,but no one knew who would fly come morning. Its not much fun trying to go to sleep not knowing if its your turn to fly tomorrow or not,Brown wrote. Crews were awakened at 2:30 a.m. with the announcement of their names,the briefing time and how many gallons of fuel their plane would be carrying. It was a way of giving the men a heads-up about the mission, the greater the amount of fuel,the further they had to go 2,700 gallons topped off meant they were headed for Berlin. After a breakfast including all the fresh eggs they could eat,the bomber crews were briefed,then led in prayer by Catholic and Protestant chaplains. Finally they began to get into their flying equipment. I headed for the rear of the room where my locker was,walking past the rest of the fellows struggling into their heavy equipment. Getting dressed for altitude flying is quite a job. First came our electrical flying suit,an extra pair of wool socks,heated shoes, summer flying suit,leather flying shoes,a .45 pistol slung gangster fashion around the chest,Mae West life jacket,parachute harness,silk gloves,electric gloves,flying helmet,goggles,and lastly,an oxygen mask strapped to the side of the helmet ... I slowly treaded out to the truck. Briefly,Brown describes the pre-flight routines,but breaks off his story at this point. He writes nothing of the mission during which the planes bombed German headquarters in Zossen,a few miles south of Berlin. Suddenly,he is simply safe and sound in his bunk. I lit a cigarette and settled back,my head resting comfortably on a blanket roll,half asleep,trying to settle my nerves after todays mission. It wasnt too bad. None of them are bad once youre back and safe in your sack. Half (of the men around me) in this world and half in the world of sleep,occasionally I would grasp the conversation of todays mission. The talk was always the same once youre back. According to the 8 Ball Tails,the 44th Bomb Group Veterans Associations newsletter,more than 350,000 Americans served in the 8th AF between January 1942 and April 1945. At its peak,the 8th could put up more than 2,000 fourengine bombers and more than 1,000 fighter on a mission. They sustained 47,000 casualties and 26,000 deaths. Continued from page 1A Brown recalls time between WWIImissions as worst Courtesy photo Ernest Bud Brown flew as a crew member on B-24 bombers in World War II. Courtesy photo Bud Brown spent 10 days at Hendricks Field now the Sebring airport on his way home from the Army Air Corps and WWII. One of his sons discovered Brown mentioned it in one of his journals. I didnt remember that, Brown said laughing, even after I retired to Sebring in 1988.

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C M Y K Associated PressTALLAHASSEE An appellate court on Friday struck down a Florida law prohibiting electronic communicationby criminal gangs,but it upheld another statute that makes it a felony to recruit new gang members if they must commit a crime to join. A three-judge panel of the 1st District Court of Appeal ruled the electronic communication ban violates due process and First Amendment free speech and association rights because it applies even to messages concerning noncriminal gang activities. The statute prohibits gang members from posting audio, video or still images on the Internet or other electronic communication to intimidate or harass others or to advertise their presencey. The recruitment law passed constitutional muster because it applies only if criminal activity is a condition of membership. The communication law lacks that limitation. The states interest in controlling gangscriminal and delinquent acts is a compelling one,but the government cannot effect its purposes in a provision that criminalizes innocent conduct, District Judge Stephanie Ray wrote for the panel. The unanimous opinion upheld Naymontie Nashare Enochs conviction and sentence for violating the recruitment law in Alachua County three years ago. The ruling,though, reversed his conviction and sentence of five years on probation under the communication statute. Enoch pleaded no contest to both counts. But he reserved his right to appeal Circuit Judge Mark Moseleys refusal to dismiss the charges on constitutional grounds. Ray wrote that in the recruitment law,the Legislature attempted to strike a proper balance between protecting fundamental rights and using legitimate government police powers to fight the scourge of gang-related criminal activity. She noted several other states,including California, Texas,Indiana and Idaho, have passed similar laws, some of which also have been upheld by the courts. The communications law, though,is so broad that it prohibits both criminal and innocent activity and,in doing so,prohibits expression and associational activity with a purpose to benefit,promote or further even the non-criminal interests of a criminal gang, Ray wrote. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 7A DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 2 2 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 9 9 7 7 building a farmers market on The Circle,beautification of T he Circle,forming a merchants association,hosting Saturday night square dances,placing 20 large billboards throughout the state a dvertising Sebring and Highlands Hammock,and bringing the Newark Bears baseball team here for spring training. In 1940,since it was apparent the United States would become involved in W orld War II,the chamber sent a delegate to Washington,D.C. to lobby f or an Air Force base to be located in Sebring. This was a ccomplished and Hendricks Field was built to train troops to pilot the B-17 b ombers. The local military base b rought new economic activity to Sebring,however,after the war,the chamber found it once again needed to spur the economy and began the p rocess of doing something about it. By 1948,the efforts r esulted in the revival of the merchant association,conferences were held in S ebring by the state cattlemens association,Moody B ible Institute,the National Parks Association,and the Florida Pilots Association. T he 1950s brought the sports car race and the s brought a new hospital to Sebring. The unending efforts of the chamber and dedicated leade rship throughout the years have resulted in growing and progressing the community. Today the chamber has two locations,with the main c hamber located at 227 U.S 27 North,and the small d owntown location where it all started,309 E. Circle P ark. The Sebring chamber continues to serve and strives to strengthen our community and has just announced the n ew president/CEO,Steve Nyhan. In past chamber luncheons where Nyhan was a keynote speaker,he credited his membership in the c hamber as one of the keys to success of his business and the networking allowed him access to people that would later impact his career. With his leadership and experience,there is no doubt that the chamber will accomplish monumental goals in the near future. Of course,the Sebring chamber will hold events during the Centennial focus week and their day is Thursday,Oct. 18. Beginning with a TriChamber luncheon,open to Sebring,Avon Park and Lake Placid chamber members and their guests,and for those interested in becoming chamber members. The luncheon will be at the Island View Restaurant at Sun N Lake,at 11:45 a.m. Later that evening,the public is invited to a TriChamber /Downtown Sebring Mixer in Circle Park and the spoke streets from 57 p.m. This should be a fantastic event,free of charge and open for all to enjoy. There will be live music and entertainment,food and beverages of all types,vendors, conversations,networking, smiles and good cheer from all of the community. Promptly at 6 p.m.,in front of the original Board of Trade office,the Downtown Chamber,the Centennial Time Capsule with artifacts of Sebrings first 100 years will be set in the ground, and a dedication will take place. The Tri Chamber Mixer is followed by the Mayors Street Dance,with food,fun,dancing and delight,the Back Porch Revival will be on stage and take us into the night a wonderful time will be had by all in Good Old Downtown Sebring. Mayor George Hensley urges all citizens,groups, clubs,societies and businesses to join in the celebration. Enter the Centennial Float P arade,Boat Parade,Bed Race,Period Costume Contest,and/or be a sponsor and make sure you attend the events planned during the focus week. Thursday at 4 p.m.,the Centennial Planning Committee meets at the Jack Stroup (Sebring) Civic Center and is open to the public. Come share your ideas,excitement and love of Sebring,find out how you can be a part of creating tomorrows history. For more information on any of the events,or for sponsor opportunities,Call 655-5554,email e vents@Sebring100.com,we are active on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Sebring Centennial,or Sebring100.com. Thanks to the News-Sun for the opportunity to help us 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 Chamber has played key role in Sebrings progress Court upholds one Florida gang law, strikes another

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C M Y K 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-359-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. LARA GROUP, LLC, a Florida limited liability company, MELISSA M. LARA, and JULIO M. LARA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on July 18, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on August 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Lot 17, Block 104, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 8, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, at Page 58, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. The Real Property or its address is commonly known as 5034 Fettuccine Avenue, Sebring, FL 33872. The Real Property tax identification number is C-04-34-28-080-1040-0170. 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-358-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. DELROY A. REID and TANYA FOSTER, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on July 18, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on August 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. PARCEL 1 Lot 20, Block 152A, of Leisure Lakes, Section 3, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 25, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. And PARCEL 2 Lot 21, Block 152A, of Leisure Lakes, Section 3, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 25, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. The Real Property or its address is commonly known as 3221 and 3223 Lake June Boulevard, Lake Placid, FL 33852. The Real Property tax identification number is C-21-36-29-030-152A-0200 & C-21-36-29-030-152A-0210. 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09001562GCS CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. TROY A. KNIGHT A/K/A TROY KNIGHT;; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TROY A. KNIGHT A/K/A TROY KNIGHT; TRACY KNIGHT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TRACY KNIGHT; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 9 AND 10, BLOCK E, ASA LEWIS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 73, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on August 7, 2012. DATED THIS 13th DAY OF JULY, 2012. 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 pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 13th day of July, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 22, 29, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 10THJUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 28-2009-CA-000091 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE GSAMP TRUST 2006-NC1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-NC1, Plaintiff, vs. BETTY GODFREY, A/K/A BETTY JO GODFREY, A/K/A BETTY JONES COLLINS; et. al., Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 23, 2009, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000091 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE GSAMP TRUST 2006-NC1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-NC1, is Plaintiff and BETTY GODFREY, A/K/A BETTY JO GODFREY, A/K/A BETTY JONES COLLINS; et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL at 11:00 o'clock A.M. on the 16th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 12814, 12815, 12817 AND 12818 INCLUSIVE OF AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 40, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 83, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address: 1905 WEST NASSAU ROAD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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, Highlands County, Florida, this 19th day of July, 2012. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING SPRING LAKE IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT The Board of Supervisors of the Spring Lake Improvement District will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, August 8, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. at the Spring Lake Improvement District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida, for the purpose of hearing comments from the public on the adoption of the proposed budgets for the Fiscal Year 2013, and to hear public comments of certain rates, fees, charges, and operating policies for the District's water utility system. A copy of the budget(s) is available at Spring Lake Improvement District Office, 115 Spring Lake Blvd., Sebring, Florida, as well as the District website at www.springlakefl.com The Board will also consider any other business, which may properly come before it. EACH PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION BY THE BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THE MEETING IS ADVISED THAT PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. Joe DeCerbo Manager July 22, 25, 29, 2012 U. S. DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA Appointment of New U. S. Magistrate Judge Fort Lauderdale, FL The Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magistrate Judge for the Southern District of Florida at Fort Lauderdale. The current annual salary for the magistrate judge position is $160,080 per year. The term of office is eight years. A full public notice for the magistrate judge position is posted on the Court's Internet website at: www.flsd.uscourts.gov Interested persons may contact the clerk of the district court for additional information and application forms. The application form is also available on the Court's website www.flsd.uscourts.gov. Applications must be submitted electronically to: Flsd_magistratejudgerecruitment@flsd.uscourts.gov by August 31, 2012. July 29; August 17, 29, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-CA-000058 BANK OF AMERICA, NA., Plaintiff, vs. PAMELA CAMPBELL, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000058, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and PAMELA CAMPBELL IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 17th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 55 OF GRAND OAKS ON LAKE DAMON, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 85, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) 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 or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 18th day of July, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: FC-12-4 RITA GUARJADO, Petitioner; and, SANTIAGO GUARJADO Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Santiago Guarjado YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to: Rita Guarjado, Petitioner, 1210 W. Pleasant Street, Avon Park, Florida 33825, on or before August 10, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of Court, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, either before service on Petitioner, or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. DATED: July 2, 2012 ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ As Deputy Clerk July 8, 15, 22, 29, 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. The customer can list the ads as Chairs (2) ... $40 for both. 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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! AD RATESGARAGE SALE6 lines 2 days $11503 days$14(additional lines $1 each)MISCELLANEOUSmerchandise over $1005 lines 6 pubs$1750(additional lines $3 each)REAL ESTATE EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORTATION5 lines 6 pubs $31506 lines 14 pubs$71 1050Legals 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-000126-O DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-2, Plaintiff, vs. PEDRO A. DIAZ A/K/A PEDRO DIAZ AND OLIVIA HERNANDEZ, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000126-O of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2006-2, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-2, is the Plaintiff and PEDRO A. DIAZ A/K/A PEDRO DIAZ; OLIVIA HERNANDEZ; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, NC., AS NOMINEE FOR FREMONT INVESTMENT & LOAN; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 are the Defendant(s). Robert Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on August 20, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, BLOCK 143, LAKEWOOD TERRACES, SHEET 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 94, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of July, 2012. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863) 534-4690, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-7777 or Florida Relay Service 711. July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CA-001609 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. f/k/a COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. ANTHONY D. CASERTA. Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 18, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-001609 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 ANTHONY D. CASERTA 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., August 17, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 27, BLOCK 100, PLACID LAKES SECTION FOURTEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 19, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S.Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863)534-4690, within two (2) working days of receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd. Suite 100 Tampa, FL 33614 (813)880-8888 (813)880-8800 July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 28-2012-CA-000446 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. HERBERT G. ORELLANA, ELIZABETH ORELLANA, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ELIZABETH ORELLANA CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS 20 NAVARRE AVE CORAL GABLES, FL 33134 You are notified that an action to foreclosure a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: UNIT A-201, THUNDERBIRD HILL MANOR CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 969, PAGE 225, AND AMENDMENT RECORDED IN O.. BOOK 970, PAGE 602, AND AMENDMENT RECORDED IN O.R. BOOK 1095, PAGE 0394, ALL OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. LYING IN THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. commonly known as 611 MANOR CIR # A-201, SEBRING, FL 33872 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Paul M. Messina, Jr. of Kass Shuler, P.A., plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 800, Tampa, Florida 33601, (813)229-0900, on or before August 20, 2012, (or 30 days from the first date of publication, whichever is later) and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Dated: July 20, 2012. CLERK OF THE COURT Honorable ROBERT W. GERMAINE 590 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870-3701 /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001720 DIVISION: BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. DONALD COMER AKA DONALD E. COMER, et al, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated July 17, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001720 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and DONALD COMER AKA DONALD E. COMER; JUNE S. COMER; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 16th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF BLOCK A, OF ORANGE HEIGHTS, AS PER PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 55, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE RUN EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF BOCK A FOR A DISTANCE OF 155.00 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE EAST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF BLOC K A FOR A DISTANCE OF 60.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH FOR A DISTANCE OF 129.25 FEET; THENCE WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 60.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH FOR A DISTANCE OF 129.25 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. COMPRISING A PART OF LOTS 15 AND 16, BLOCK A, OR ORANGE HEIGHTS, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 55, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA AND IN REPLAT OF ORANGE HEIGHTS, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 129, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 8 E. ORANGE STREET, AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on July 18, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09078725 COUNTRYCAL-SPECFHLMC--Team 2-F09078725 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813) 251-4766, not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. July 29; August 5, 2012 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IF HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engage in business under the fictitious name of ``P9900 Commercial Contracting Services'' located at 102 Ivy Avenue, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 29th day of July, 2012. M.C.'S Painting Inc. July 29, 2012 1050Legals Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 314-9876 Then shop till you drop!Page 8ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 9A Contact UsBy Phone(863) 385-6155By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC-12-239 IN RE: ESTATE OF CEOLA LUVELLA WELLS a/k/a CEOLA L. WELLS 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 Ceola Luvella Wells a/k/a Ceola L. Wells, deceased, File Number PC-12-239, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was October 9, 2011; that the total value of the estate is $20,374.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name and Address Phillip M. Wells, Sr. Post Office Box 152 Yonkers, NY 10710 Phillip M. Wells, Jr. 911 South Woodrow Avenue Avon Park, FL 33825 Katrecia L. Wells 167 High Barney Road Middletown, NY 10940 Twong P. Wells Post Office Box 913 Yonkers, NY 10703 Pakitta G. Wells 911 South Woodrow Avenue Avon Park, FL 33825 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 July 29, 2012. Person Giving Notice: Pakitta G. Wells 911 South Woodrow Avenue Avon Park, FL 33825 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Person Giving Notice: 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863) 382-3154 By: /s/ Thomas L. Nunnallee THOMAS L. NUNNALLEE Florida Bar No. 0062162 E-Mail Address: tnunnallee@bnpalaw.com July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 28-2011-CA-000941 Division: Civil DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007-2 NOVASTAR HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 Plaintiff, v. PATTY LEE YOUNG A/K/A PATTY L. YOUNG; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PATTY LEE YOUNG A/KA/ PATTY L. YOUNG; CITY OF SEBRING, FLORIDA; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment dated July 17, 2012, entered in Civil Case No.: 28-2011-CA-000941, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF NOVASTAR MORTGAGE FUNDING TRUST, SERIES 2007-2 NOVASTAR HOME EQUITY LOAN ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2 is Plaintiff, and PATTY LEE YOUNG A/K/A PATTY L. YOUNG AND CITY OF SEBRING, FLORIDA, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at 11:00 AM at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on 15th day of August, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOTS 39 AND 40, BLOCK 176-B, SEBRING SUMMIT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 1731 Evangeline Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on July 18, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL) July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-246-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. CUB CITY LEARNING CENTER, INC., a Florida corporation; KENNETH PALMERTON, Individually; TAMMY PALMERTON, individually, and THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on July 18, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on August 20, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. Lot 8, in Block 65, of SECOND ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF SEBRING, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Transcript Book, Page 7, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Address: 204 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 Real Property Tax ID No.: S-29-34-29-070-0650-0080 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 11-000640GCS LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation, Plaintiff, vs. FRANK ORPHE and JULIA GRANT, et. al.; Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 19th day of July, 2012 and entered in Case No. 11-000640GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in ad for Highlands County, Florida, wherein LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a non-profit Florida corporation, is the Plaintiff, and FRANK ORPHE and JULIA GRANT, are the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, in Sebring, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on the 17th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot No. 623 PLEASE SEE ATTACHED EXHIBIT ``A'' PROPERTY ADDRESS: 432 LAS PALMAS CIRCLE, AVON PARK, FLORIDA 33825 LOT 623 EXHIBIT A A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF AVON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART), FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID LOT 12; THENCE NORTH 90 DEGREES 00'00'' EAST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT 12, 102.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 12'35'' WEST, PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 12, 330.01 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 47'25'' WEST, 42.36 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52'43'' EAST, 58.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 07'17'' EAST, 26.70 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 52'43'' WEST, 58.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 07'17'' WEST, 26.70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 19th day of July, 2012, in Highlands County, Florida. BOB GERMAINE, as Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10000029GCS BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. JANET LAFATA; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS A NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK FSB; VINCENT A. LAFATA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10000029GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. is the Plaintiff and JANET LAFATA, MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS A NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK FSB; VINCENT A. LAFATA and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 17th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 3, BLOCK 28, SUN N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863)534-4686 (voice), (863)534-7777 (TDD) 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 or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 18th day of July, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012 1050Legals 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282009CA001630A000XX PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR BY HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK Plaintiff, vs. PATRICK J. WILLIAMS, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY given pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 19, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282009CA001630A000XX of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR BY HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK is the Plaintiff and PATRICK J. WILLIAMS; SAFFIATU BETTY KANDEH; UNKNOWN SOUSE OF SAFFIATU BETTY KANDEH, AND NYSOLA GRANT, are the Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, on August 14, 2012, the following described property set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: Being a parcel of land lying in Section 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florid and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said section 12; thence bear S 00 degrees 03'13'' W, along the East line of said section 12, for a distance of 865.52 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue S 00 degrees 03'13'' N. along said East line of section 12, for a distance of 558.81 feet to a point; thence bear S 89 degrees 10'08'' W for a distance of 1552.52 feet to a point; thence bear N 00 degrees 0'13'' E for a distance of 561.22 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 degrees 10'08'' E for a distance of 1552.52 feet to the point-of-beginning. Containing 20.0 acres, more or less, and being subject to any and all easements, restrictions, reservations and rights of way of record. Together with and subject to the following described easements: A 50.00 feet perpetual non-exclusive easement for right of way ingress, egress and regress lying in sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, and being more particularly described as the West 50.00 feet of Said sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida; And Being 70.00 feet easements for the purpose of ingress, egress, utilities and drainage, lying in sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: being the East 70.00 feet of sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida; And Lying in section 1, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida and being 35.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Southwest corner of said section 1; thence bear N 00 degrees 30'32'' East along the West line of said section 1, for a distance of 200.23 feet to the point of Beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear N 89 degrees 10'08'' E fora distance of 5288.00 feet to the intersection with the East line of said section 1, and the point of terminus of said centerline of easement; And Lying in sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, and being 35.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline: Commence at the Southwest corner of said section 1; thence bear N 00 degrees 30'32'' E, along the West line of said section 1, for a distance of 200.23 feet to a point; thence bear N 89 degrees 10'08'' E for a distance of 3058.61 feet to the point of beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear the following bearings and distances along Said centerline of easement; S 08 degrees 54'09'' W for a distance of 256.25 feet to a point; S 39 degrees 34'01'' W for a distance of 191.60 feet to a point; S 26 degrees 1439' W for a distance of 214.13 feet to a point; S 33 degrees 09'48'' W for a distance of 125.94 feet to a point; S 54 degrees 3435' W for a distance of 60.99 feet to a point; S 72 degrees 60'41'' W for a distance of 105.22 feet to a point; S 89 degrees 44'11'' W for a distance of 360.18 feet to a point; S 75 degrees 06'10'' W for a distance of 241.98 feet to a point; S 14 degrees 55'30'' W for a distance of 107.03 feet to a point; S 05 degrees 22'55'' E for a distance of 287.70 feet to a point; S 24 degrees 07'15'' W for a distance of 163.72 feet to a point; S 00 degrees 12'06'' E for a distance of 252.14 feet to a point; S 26 degrees 49'52'' W for a distance of 152.10 feet to a point; S 10 degrees 10'09'' W for a distance of 301.16 feet to a point; S 07 degrees 60'61'' E for a distance of 123.88 feet to a point; S 32 degrees 1750'' W for a distance of 329.78 feet to a point; N 04 degrees 26'36'' W for a distance of 73.66 feet to a point of curvature of a curve concave to the South and having for its elements a radius of 186.68 feet, a central angle 31 degrees 53'29'', a chord bearing of S 63 degrees 11'51'' W and a chord distance of 102.57 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 103.91 feet to the point of curvature concave to the southeast and having for its elements a radius of 143.13 feet, a central angle of 69 degrees 26'14'', a chord bearing of S 12 degrees 3229'' W and a chord distance of 163.01 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 173.42 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence bear: S 22 degrees 10'08'' E for a distance of 309.76 feet to a point; S 08 degrees 54'55'' E for a distance of 292.18 feet to a point; S 08 degrees 06'57'' W for a distance of 198.17 feet to a point; S 33 degrees 10'02'' E for a distance of 134.22 feet to a point; S 02 degrees 12'00'' W for a distance of 266.15 feet to a point of curvature of a curve concave to the northeast and having for its elements a radius of 139.87 feet, a central angle of 70 degrees 02'46'', a chord bearing of S 30 degrees 33'27'' E and a chord distance of 160.54 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 170.99 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave to the north and having for its elements a radius of 111.85 feet, a central angle of 64 degrees 66'11'', a chord bearing of N 81 degrees 57'04'' E and a chord distance of 120.09 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 126.77 feet to a point of reverse curvature of a curve concave to the south and having for its elements a radius of 136.53 feet, a central angle of 49 degrees 46'36'', a chord bearing of N 74 degrees 21'46'' E and a chord distance of 114.88 feet; thence bear along said curve an arc length of 118.57 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence bear: S 80 degrees 46'26'' E for a distance of 280.54 feet to a point; N 86 degrees 48'44'' E for a distance of 483.46 feet to a point; N 70 degrees 19'52'' E for a distance of 166.64 feet to a point; N 52 degrees 33'36'' E for a distance of 144.46 feet to a point; N 51 degrees 17'35'' E for a distance of 134.00 feet to a point; N 17 degrees 08'51'' E for a distance of 46.38 feet to a point; N 14 degrees 44'47'' W for a distance of 203.88 feet to a point; N 02 degrees 40'47'' E for a distance of 137.08 feet to a point; N 07 degrees 19'26'' W for a distance of 164.46 feet to a point; N 45 degrees11'52'' E for a distance of 54.02 feet to a point; N 8105113 E for a distance of 159.97 feet to a point; S 63 degrees 00'68'' E for a distance of 232.42 feet to a point; N 84 degrees 59'22'' E for a distance of 150.14 feet to a point; N 37 degrees 03'19'' E for a distance of 470.83 feet to a point; S 81 degrees 07'26'' E for a distance of 742.85 feet to a point; N 59 degrees 08'10'' E for a distance of 807.62 feet to the intersection with the East line of said section 12, and the point of terminus of said centerline of easement. Tax ID: C-12-38-30-010-0000-0310 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863) 534-4686 (Voice) or (863) 534-7777 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at Highlands County, Florida, this 20th day of July, 2012. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk July 29; August 5, 2012

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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 09000496GCS SEC.: Civil U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ABFC 2006-HE1 TRUST, Plaintiff, v. AARON ADALE DRIGGERS AKA ADALE DRIGGERS; 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; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AARON ADALE DRIGGERS AKA ADALE DRIGGERS NKA TIFFANY DRIGGERS AND AUDREY DRIGGERS Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 17, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 09000496GCS 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 15th day of August, 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: THE NORTH 639.67 FEET OF THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 39 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY FLORIDA, LESS EXISTING ROAD RIGHTS OF WAY AND ALSO LESS PARCEL A, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTH QUARTER CORNER OF SAID SECTION 23; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 53'16'' WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 23 A DISTANCE OF 672.09 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52'51'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 30 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF SAID PARCEL A; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 26'16'' WEST ALONG A LINE 30.00 FEET WEST OF THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 23, SAID LINE ALSO BEING THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF VENUS CLUBHOUSE ROAD, A DISTANCE OF 365.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52'51'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 300.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 26'16'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 365.00 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SAID SECTION 23; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 52'51'' EAST ALONG SAID NORTH LINE A DISTANCE OF 300 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 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 18TH DAY OF JULY, 2012. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA July 29; August 5, 2012 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-296 IN RE: ESTATE OF DORIS J. EHNIS, a/k/a DORIS WETZEL EHNIS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DORIS J. EHNIS, a/k/a DORIS WETZEL EHNIS, deceased, whose date of death was March 16, 2012, and whose social security number is 368-28-7716, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal 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 July 22, 2012. Co-Personal Representatives: /s/ Charles A. Rogers CHARLES A. ROGERS, SR. 2509 Davis Court Sebring, FL 33870 /s/ Charles A. Rogers Jr. 26388 N.W. 160 Place High Springs, FL 32643 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863)385-5156 July 22, 29, 2012 DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 11A SATURN '99.A/C & Heat. Runs good. 123K mi. Asking $1500. Call 863-443-7906. 9450Automotive for Sale 9000 Transportation 8000 Recreation NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states tha t all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. KITTENS 3males. Free to good home. 2 orange, 1 black & white calico. Call 863-471-3074 7520Pets & SuppliesFOR SALEWalker Mower 2000 hrs. 56 in. deck. Call 863-382-4918 7400Lawn & Garden RANCH SALEToys, Farm Equipment, House Wares, Miscellaneous Friday, Saturday, Sunday 8am to 4pm 2024 S. Van Horne Ave. Lorida Call 786-399-2389 for info BENEFIT ESTATESale: Aug. 3-4 8am-1pm at 401 Citroen Dr., Sebring. Heavy duty ext. ladder, hutch, ent. center, refrig., 2 BR suites w/ Craftmatic elec. beds, more. Proceeds to benefit St. John United Methodist Church. 7320Garage &Yard Sales WET SAWFOR CUTTING TILE 10" 2X4 Tray for Water. $95 obo. Must sell! Call 863-449-0382 VCR TAPES(46) / 8 TRACK TAPES (85) CASSETTS (67) All for $40 (will sell separately) 863-402-2285 UP EASYCHAIRLIFT. Electric. Lifts you up out of any chair, just push lever down. $50. Call 863-382-7469 TWIN BEDincludes frame box spring & mattress. $100. Call 863-368-2885 TELEVISION 19"RCA, color. Works like new. Great cond. $30 Cash. Call 863-382-6210 TABLE SAW10" Craftsman. Brand new in box. $95 obo. Must Sell! Call 863-449-0382. STOVE/OVEN. WORKSwell. $80 Call 863-272-9301 STOVE, GLASStop. Like new. Great cond. $100 will trade for refrigerator. Call 863-451-6163 STOVE ELEC.Kenmore Full size. $100 Call 863-453-0460 leave message. ROCKER/RECLINER CHAIR,brown w/footstool $85 863-214-8462 ROCKER/RECLINER CHAIR,blue fabric $65 863-214-8462 REFRIGERATOR KENMORE.Good Cond. $100. Call 863-453-0460 leave message. REFRIGERATOR GOODcond. $80 Call 863-873-4132 POLO SHIRTSMen's 11 Medium sizes. perfect cond. $35 for all. 863-453-3104 POLO SHIRTSMen's 11 Medium sizes. perfect cond. $35 for all. 863-453-3104 PEDESTAL DININGTABLE w/leaf, solid wood. $100 Call 954-326-2001 ORANGE BARRIERFENCE 4'x100'. Used once. $25 obo. Call 863-382-4042 KENMORE ELITEDRYER Large Capacity Heavy Duty. Excel cond. $100. Call 863-465-1952. HEDGE TRIMMERBlack & Decker 16". Works great. $15 SOLD!!!! GOLF CLUBSKing Snake, 15pc., plus bag, sportsman 2000 tees, balls etc. $10. 863-402-2285 GEORGE FOREMANGRILL Used twice. $12.00. Call 863-446-0972 GAS MOWER,ELECTRIC EDGER. $100 OBO. CALL 863-840-0018 FREEZER WHIRLPOOL20 cu. ft. upright. Works great. $100 Call 863-465-1264 END TABLES& Lamps (2). Good cond. $75 Call 863-257-0597 DROP SPREADERScott's Turf Builder Classic. Holds up to 10,000 sq. ft. of lawn product. 22" spread for max. coverage. Used once. $30 obo. 863-382-4042 CEILING FANLt. Beige. Decorative leaf blades. Hampton Bay. $50 Call 863-273-3575 CARPET CLEANERattachment for Rainbow vacuum cleaner. Never used, still in box. $50. Call 863-385-1671 or 863-447-3431 BOOKS CHRISTIAN& Regular. $ .50 Call 863-452-0903 BOOKS CHRISTIAN& Regular. $ .50 Call 863-452-0903 BABY STROLLERSYSTEM EDDIE BAUER, Michelle Adventure Sport Travel w/2 car seats 1 new in box. New model out this year. $50. Call 863-381-8052 ANTIQUE -Horse Collar w/ attached mirror-brass & wood haines attached ea. side. Beautiful! $50. 863-402-2285 ANTENNA SIGNALBOOSTER/AMP. Never used, high gain-29db VHF & UHF. 75 OHM in/out. MSRP $118.99. $70 Call Andy 863-873-4939 7310Bargain BuysANTENNA POLENever used 30', heavy duty telescoping mast. Only $70 Call Andy 863-873-4939 7310Bargain BuysA SWIMMINGPOOL DECK & HOT TUB. EVERYTHING GOES! Make Offer. Call 863-452-1817 7300Miscellaneous 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseSEBRING AVAILABLE .3922 Kenilworth Blvd, 3000 sq ft, $1100/mo : A/C office, BA, lg overhead doors, near Sebring High School. Call Chip Boring 863-385-0077 or Cell 863-381-1298 6750Commercial Rental SEBRING **1, 2 & 3 ** Bedroom Rentals Available. $350$600/mo. Call 863-655-3504 SEBRING -Large 4BR, 2BA, Living rm., Dining rm., Laundry rm., Mostly tiled floors throughout. Fenced yard. $700 Monthly. 863-446-1861 AVON PARK609 W. Pleasant St., off Hwy 27. 4BR, 2BA, 2 story, fireplace & wood floors. Pics on Craigs List. $700/mo. + $700 dep. & Sec. Ref. Req. 863-453-7218 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Furnished 2/1, appliances, A/C. $550/mo. + $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses 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 RELAX ATLake Isis Villas* Luxurious 2BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING -1 & 2 BR,1BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $395 $600/mo. Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING LOVELY,Newly painted & furnished 1BR, 1BA, on Lakefront Estate. No Pets! Utilities & cable included $400/mo 863-655-1068 6150FurnishedApartmentsAVON PARK2/1 Villa. Clean. Screened porch. Fenced Back Yard, pets ok. $325 per month plus security. Available Immediately. En Espanol 954-854-1933 or Call 954-854-1938 6100Villas & CondosFor RentSEBRING 2/1Newly Remodeled. $425/mo. Additional rental, 2/1, new A/C, senior discount, $525. Call for details: 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsPALM 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, BEAUTIFULcountry home, 2.5 fenced acres. 2,780 sq.ft. under 2 yr. roof, country kitchen/lots of cabinets/granite tops. 3/2.5/2. Plenty of extras. Julio 314-4486. Asking $279,000. 4080Homes for SaleSebring 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialWE ARE LOOKING FOR ANOTHER GREAT SMILE to join our team at David Willey, DMD, PL. Do you possess a sunny energetic attitude? Are you detailed and organized? Our dental practice is looking for a new team member who is multi-talented and can help our practice and patients as a Front Desk Office Administrator. Call 863-873-2997 to hear a message from Dr. David Willey with more details about the position and instructions on how to apply for this position. SECRETARY FORSERVICE DEPARTMENT F/T MonFri. Must possess good computer and phone skills. Please apply at Glade and Grove Supply Company,POSITION FILLED! ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK We currently have FT and PT C.N.A positions available for all shifts. If you want to become part of the Royal Care team call Maria Perez or Alvina Perry at 863-453-6674 of apply in person. EOE/MF/DFWP RECEPTIONIST FULLTIME RECEPTIONIST position available from 9:30 am. to 6pm., Monday-Friday at Royal Care of Avon Park. must be able to type 50 WPM and have knowledge of Word and Excel and Switchboard experience a must and a customer service approach. Apply in person ar Royal Cre of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd. Avon Park. 863-453-6674 EOE, M/F, DFWP. PROGRAM COORDINATORGrant funded. LPN or higher degree w/health care background & 2 yrs. management exp. See full job description at hrhn.org. Fax resume to 863-452-6882 or email to kelly.johnson@hrhn.org. No phone calls please. EOE/DFWP. NEW CHRISTIANPRESCHOOL Looking for Christian Teachers. Please call 863-402-2408 for more information. MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR (P/T) Position to teach Medical Terminology courses at SFSC Highlands Campus (Avon Park). Must be a Medical Office Assistant, Coder, RHIT, RHIA, or LPN. Teaching exp. pref. $19.88/contact hr. Open until filled. For details visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com. (863) 784-7132. EA/EO. MAINTENANCE MECHANIC:Harrell's Horticultural Products has an immediate opening for a Maintenance Mechanic. Please call 863-687-2774 and ask for Human Resources. 2100Help Wanted MEDICAL ASSISTANTfor very fast paced Podiatry Office. Experience helpful. Multi-Task position, with emphasis on computer technology. Send resume to Box 118, The News Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. LOOKING FORLICENSED STYLIST/BARBER for busy shop on US 27 in Avon Park-must be able to work Saturdays, and willing to work with no drama! Must be able to demonstrate skills. Own clientele a plus. Call 863-452-1400 DOG SITTERNEEDED Must be able to stay at my house while I am gone. Must be dependable. This is an as needed position. Call 567-277-0839. DIRECT SUPPORTPROFESSIONALS wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma and 1 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at 55 E. College Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825. COME JOINOUR WINNING TEAM! We are looking for RN, LPN, PT, OT, ST, HHA and MSW. Interviewing Tuesday, July 24th from 10:30am 2pm. at the Residence Inn 3221 Tubbs Rd, Sebring Fl. 33872 For more info. call Donna Russo 954-591-4903 *ARNP ORPA *Office Manager Details @ www.flcancer.com 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentLOST WEDDINGRING Solitaire Diamond with a jacket of diamonds. Lost at Penny's in Lake Placid in the vicinity of the Shoe Dept. Reward for return. Call 863-465-2157. 1200Lost & Found 1100Announcementsject any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if an award is made, will be made to the most responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent Sebring, Florida July 29; August 1, 2012 1055HighlandsCounty LegalsINVITATION TO BID The City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purchasing Department for: RFQ #13-013: BUSH HOG MOWING of RIGHT-OF-WAYS Commodity Code 962-15 Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from our website at: mysebring.com. or by contacting Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB by phone 863-471-5110, Fax 863-471-5168, or email: kirkzimmerman@mysebring.com at the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce Ave Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining documents via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for amendments/changes made to the document. Bid envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name as to identify the enclosed bid. Bids must be delivered to the City Of Sebring Purchasing Office Attn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no later than 10:00 AM, August 9, 2012, of the official time clock in the purchasing office. Proposals received later than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, of any other type of delivery service. The submitting firm will be required to comply with all applicable laws, regulations, rules and ordinances of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, but not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government Equal Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804); all provisions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. §287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in Fla. Stat. §287.134, et seq, as amended, regarding discrimination. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or re1055HighlandsCounty LegalsNOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A VARIANCE REQUEST HEARING NO. 1722 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the HIGHLANDS COUNTY Board of Adjustment on the 14th day of August, 2012, beginning at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the County Commissioners Board Room, Highlands County Government Center Building, 600 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, Florida, to consider a special exemption to allow a mobile home as an accessory use for security to protect property against vandals, thieves, etc. (existing use), within the area described as follows: an approximate 1.05 acre parcel located on Associate Boulevard .10 miles south of US 98, the address being 8040 Associate Boulevard, Sebring, Florida; and legally described as follows: Lot 9, Highlands Industrial Park, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 14, Page 20, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person or persons interested or affected by this change are invited to attend this hearing. You may submit comments in writing to the attention of Linda Conrad, Zoning Supervisor, P.O. Box 1926, Sebring, Florida 33871-1926, or you may call (863) 402-6638, for further information. Please reference the above hearing number when calling or writing. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE. ANY PERSON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THIS COMMITTEE/GROUP, IN PUBLIC HEARING OR MEETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT, FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE THE BOARD'S FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION, EMPLOYMENT OR TREATMENT IN ITS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES. ANYONE REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26, FLORIDA STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MRS. MELISSA BRUNS, ADA COORDINATOR AT 863-402-6509 (VOICE), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE 711, OR BY E-MAIL: MBRUNS@HCBCC.ORG REQUEST FOR CART OR INTERPRETER SERVICES SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO PERMIT COORDINATION OF THE SERVICE. ONE OR MORE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE PLANNING & ZONING AND THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY MEETING. ONE OR MORE LAKE PLACID TOWN COUNCIL MEMBERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comWhen last we left Lake Placids Dylan WeberCallahan, he had a very tough choice to make. In the early going of his freshman season with the baseball team at the Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), the team learned that this would be the last go-around for the schools baseball program. Weber-Callahan, of course, then went on to pitch a sterling season, including a 6-4 record with five complete games among his 12 starts and a 2.17 ERA. He also turned in a masterful, one-run, complete-game performance to knock off top-seed Embry-Riddle in the opening game of the Sun Conference tournament. Much like the sharks are currently circling the Penn State football team, so too w ere schools taking notice of Weber-Callahans breakout campaign and placing calls to join their programs. The choice might have seemed a simple one. A young ballplayer, with his first exposure to college coaching and starting to realize his potential, being given the chance to continue his progress. But it would have come at the cost of the architectural education he so desired his main reason for working to get into the prestigious school to begin with. We had gotten so used to, and enjoyed watching him play that we were kind of hoping it would continue, mother Laurie Weber said. Throughout it all, though, he was the one being the adult which is pretty remarkable in this situation for a 19-year old. Weber-Callahan did his due diligence and weighed his options. I had two real tempting offers, both 75to 100-percent scholarships, one of those being the University of South CarolinaBeaufort, he said. Its only 30 minutes north of Savannah and they made it to the NAIAWorld Series this year. It would have been pretty cool to be on a team that just had been there the previous year. But none of the schools that offered me scholarships had architecture as a major, so I wouldnt have been able to study what I wanted to, he continued. That was the hardest part weighing playing baseball against a career in architecture. From earlyto mid-summer Weber-Callahan wrestled with his options before deciding in recent weeks that it was time to hang up the old cleats. Of course, if our program wouldnt have been cut, Id still be playing baseball next season, he said. But I decided to stay at SCAD. Im comfortable in Savannah, I love the school and my major. Im at least glad that I went out with a great freshman season. SPORTS B SECTION Inside This Section Barber moves to safety . . .3B T annehill a no-show . . .3B Lewis shares Evian lead . . .3B News-Sun Sunday, July 29, 2012 Courtesy photo Despite having the option to continue his collegiate baseball career elsewhere, Dylan Weber-Callahan has opted to stay at SCAD and continue his education. Hanging em up MCTphoto The Olympic cauldron burns in Olympic Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the London 2012 Summer Olympic Games By ERIN McCLAM and JOHN LEICESTER Associated PressLONDON Shaken and stirred. James Bond and the queen teamed to give London a wild Olympic opening like no other. And creative genius Danny Boyle turned Olympic S tadium into a jukebox, cranking up world-beating rock from the Beatles, the Stones and The Who to send the planet a message: Britain, loud and royal proud, is ready to roll. Now over to you, athletes. It was a brilliant introduction to kick off a 17-day festival of sports. Queen Elizabeth II, playing along with movie magic from director Boyle, provided the highlight of the Oscarwinners high-adrenaline show. W ith film trickery, Boyle made it seem as if Britains beloved 86-year-old monarch and its most famous spy parachuted into the stadium together. Daniel Craig as 007, the queen, playing herself, and her royal corgis starred in a short movie filmed in Buckingham Palace. Good evening, Mr. Bond, she said before they were shown flying by helicopter over London landmarks and then leaping Opening ceremony gives Olympics a rocking start See GAMES, Page 4B Courtesy photo Top left: The Dixie Ozone participants were introduced Friday in Cleveland, Miss., during the opening ceremonies of the W orld Series. The Team Heartland Majors, at their opening banquet Friday, and Pre-Majors squads were to get underway in their World Series tournaments with 10 a.m. Saturday games in Laurel, Miss. and Guntersville, Ala., respectively, against Camden, Ark. and Southwest, Ark. The Ozone team faced Bossier City, La. Saturday night at 6 p.m. Above left: Seth Abeln slides in with a lead-off double and as of the third inning, the Majors team was winning its contest 7-1. Dixie World Series underway By BETH HARRIS Associated PressLONDON Michael Phelps barely qualified in the 400-meter individual medley on the opening day of Olympic swimming Saturday, squeaking into the final by seven-hundredths of a second. That one didnt feel too good, he said. Phelps wasnt the only surprise of the morning at the Aquatics Centre, where Queen Elizabeth appeared briefly. Olympic champion Park Tae-hwan of South Korea won his 400 freestyle heat, but was disqualified for a false start, but was reinstated after South Korea appealed his disqualification. FINAexecutive director Cornel Marculescu told The Associated Press that the sports governing body made the decision after reviewing video. Paul Biedermann of Germany, the world record holder in the event, failed to make the final. Thats the Olympics, said Canadian Ryan Cochrane, who barely made the 400 free final. Its always a surprise, every single heat. You just have to focus on your own race. Phelps, the two-time defending Olympic champion, won his 400 IM preliminary heat in 4 minutes, 13.33 seconds with a time that was well off his world record of 4:03.84 set four years ago in Beijing, when Phelps won a record eight gold medals. But it was only good enough to secure the last spot in the evening final, when Phelps will swim in Lane 8 instead of the middle of the pool. The only thing that matters is just getting a spot in, he said. You cant win the gold medal from the morning. In the 400 IM, Kosuke Hagino of Japan led the way in 4:10.01, a national record. Chad le Clos of South Africa was second at 4:12.24, and Ryan Lochte of the U.S. advanced in third at 4:12.35. Phelpstime was just fast enough to keep Laszlo Cseh of Hungary, the silver medalist in Beijing, out of the final. Cseh was ninth overall after leading Phelps during their heat before the American closed on t he last lap of freestyle to beat him to the wall. I didnt expect those guys to go that fast in their heat, Phelps said. I was slower this morning than I was four years ago. Phelpstime in the grueling event that he had vowed not to swim again after Beijing took some of the luster off what was expected to be a showdown between him and Lochte for gold. You cant count him out, Lochte said of Phelps. Even though he just squeaked in eighth, hes a racer. Were going to do everything we can to go 1-2 tonight. Lochte, the bronze medalist in Beijing, has won the 400 IM at the last two world championships. My first race is always the worst one, he said. Im glad I got the cobwebs out. Dana Vollmer had the fastest qualifying time in the 100 butterfly at 56.25 seconds, setting American and Olympic records, to lead 16 women into the evening semifinals. Im really happy with how fast it was and I think its only going to get faster, she said. Thats kind of a confidence-booster. Im ready to go. Lu Ying of China was second in 57.17 and Australian Alicia Coutts was third at 57.36. Sarah Sjostrom of Sweden, the world record holder, was fourth at 57.45. American Claire Donahue moved on in seventh, while British teammates Francesca Hall and Ellen Gandy were eighth and ninth. Jess Schipper of Australia, the bronze medalist four years ago, was 24th and missed the semifinals by eight spots. In the 400 free, Sun Yang of China qualified fastest in 3:45.07. American Peter Vanderkaay was second at 3:45.80, followed by his teammates Conor Dwyer in 3:46.24. Biedermann washed out for the second straight Olympics. He didnt make it out of the heats in Beijing. He set the world record at the 2009 world meet in Rome at the height of the high-tech body suit craze. Those suits have since been banned. Phelps, Biedermann swim surprises You cant win the gold medal from the morning.MICHAELPHELPS

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C M Y K Soccer sign-upsSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAbegan Fall Soccer registration Monday, July 23, for ages 3-14. Any questions please contact the YMCAat 382-9622.Panther passesAVONPARK South Florida State College Season Passes on sale for 201213 Athletic Seasons. The 2012-13 All sport passes for SFSC are now on sale through the Panther Athletic Office. The pass is $40 and is good for all Panther Home Athletic contests in all sports. General admission will be $2 per person for all home athletic events. Contact the SFSC Athletic Office at (863) 784-7035 to order your Season Passes by phone. Passes can also be purchased at the SFSC Athletic Office on the Avon Park Main Campus.SFSC Volleyball CampsAVON PARK The summer season is moving right along, which means one more opportunity for aspiring area volleyball players to sharpen their skills and learn some new things at the lone remaining SFSC Summer Camp, lead by head coach Kim Crawford and members of the Lady Panther squad. One more indoor camp is going to be held. The four-day indoor camp will be offered Monday through Thursday, 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. 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 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 per additional family member. Other activities at the pool include Water Aerobics, which 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. For more information, call and leave a message for Ms. Pat Caton at 471-5500, ext. 229, or email catonp@highlands.k12.fl.us.Hammock Golf fundraiserSEBRING Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club is holding a 4-person scramble on Saturday, July 28, with an 8 a.m. shotgun to benefit Dennis Hestons battle against an incurable cancer. At 51-years old, without much insurance, creates some rough times both emotionally and financially for the family. Cost is $50 a person for cart, green fee and prizes. Mulligans and a 50/50 will be available along with an auction. Please come and enjoy the game and lend a helping hand to a very worthy cause Aburger-bar will be available after the game. Obtain a registration form at various pro shops, local churches and service clubs or call 382-2151 to have one faxed to you. Get paid registration to pro shop by Thursday, July 26.Firemen Memorial GolfSEBRING The 13th Annual Sebring Firemen, Inc. Memorial Golf Tournament, presented by AXAAdvisors LLC and Home Depot, is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 11, at Sun N Lake. The tournament will be the familiar four-man scramble with a $75 per-perso n entry fee. That fee, the same as last year, aga in includes range balls, golf, food and drink on the course and the pre-tournament mixer on Friday night with great appetizers. Once again, there will be a silent auction and raffles for fantastic, signed sports memorabilia from the likes of Tim Tebow, Jimbo Fisher, Nick Saban and many other athletic luminaries. Hole sponsorships are available for $100, as well as $500 sponsorships which include a team entry and hole signs on both the Sun N Lake courses. All proceeds go to benefit area stude nt athletes, with last years tournament raising more than $20,000. The tourney will begin with an 8:3 0 a.m. shotgun start on both the Deer Run and Turtle Run courses. For more information, call Tommy Lovett at 385-5100 or 382-2255.Florida Trail Association August OutingsSaturday, Aug. 4 Activity: Ice Cream Social and Games Location: Tenoroc Fish Management Area, Lakeland Bring: Your own lunch, water, sun and insect protection. Contact: Monika Hoerl at 863-8583106 for meet-up time, and to RSVPyour attendance and obtain your ice cream ingredient or topping assignment. Saturday, Aug.18 Activity: Trail Maintenance Location: National Scenic Trail at Boney Marsh, Bluff Hammock Rd., Lorida (just south of Sebring). Bring water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. Contact: RSVPDavid Waldrop at 863605-3587 for meet-up time and other details. Sunday, Aug.19 Activity: Nature Walk Location: Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Description: Approx. 3 mile walk to view birds and other wildlife at this scenic wildlife preserve which is home to an oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp and lake shore, a tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or lplum@verizon.netBeach Volleyball TourneysSEBRING Don Joses Mexican Restaraunt will be hosting a 4-on-4 and 2on-2 Beach Volleyball Tournament Saturday, Aug. 4, at 3 p.m. Proceeds will go to benefit the YMCA. You can register at the Sebring YMCA or at Don Joses. Any questions call 382-9622.Elks Golf TournamentSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 will have itsmonthly golf outing at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, Aug. 6, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $25 which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a message on 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. in t he Pro Shop.Shining Star GolfLAKEPLACID The Highway Park Community Create a Shining Star program will be hosting a fund raising golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 8. Cost is $55 per person, which includes luncheon, or $220 per four-person team. For more information, contact Star Program at 465-8131, Ray Brown Sr. at 381-9479, Theresa Williams at 243-2843, or Dee Dee Harstine at 465-1626. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York6039.606 Baltimore5248.520812Tampa Bay5149.510912Toronto5049.50510 Boston4951.4901112Central Division WLPctGB Chicago5445.545 Detroit5347.530112Cleveland5050.500412Kansas City4158.41413 Minnesota4158.41413 West Division WLPctGB Texas5840.592 Los Angeles5545.5504 Oakland5445.545412Seattle 4557.44115 ___ Thursdays Games Baltimore 6, Tampa Bay 2 Toronto 10, Oakland 4 Cleveland 5, Detroit 3 Seattle 4, Kansas City 1 Fridays Games N.Y. Yankees 10, Boston 3 Oakland 14, Baltimore 9 Toronto 8, Detroit 3 Chicago White Sox 9, Texas 5 Minnesota 11, Cleveland 0 L.A. Angels 3, Tampa Bay 1 Seattle 6, Kansas City 1 Saturdays Games Detroit at Toronto, late Boston at N.Y. Yankees, late Kansas City at Seattle, late Oakland at Baltimore, late Cleveland at Minnesota, late Chicago White Sox at Texas, late Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, late Sundays Games Detroit (Fister 4-7) at Toronto (Cecil 23), 1:07 p.m. Oakland (Blackley 3-2) at Baltimore (W.Chen 8-6), 1:35 p.m. Cleveland (Jimenez 8-9) at Minnesota (Liriano 3-10), 2:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Hellickson 5-6) at L.A. Angels (Greinke 0-0), 3:35 p.m. Kansas City (W.Smith 2-3) at Seattle (F.Hernandez 9-5), 4:10 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Floyd 8-8) at Texas (Feldman 4-6), 7:05 p.m. Boston (Doubront 10-5) at N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 10-7), 8:05 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Trout, LAA31675112.354 Konerko, CHW33745113.335 Mauer, MIN33756112.332 Cabrera, DET39867130.327 Cano, NYY38865124.320 HOME RUNS Dunn, CHW30 Granderson, NYY28 Hamilton, TEX28 Encarnacion, TOR27 Trumbo, LAA27 Bautista, TOR27 RUNS BATTED IN Cabrera, DET83 Hamilton, TEX83 Willingham, MIN76 Fielder, DET72 Dunn, CHW71 Encarnacion, TOR71 STOLENBASES Trout, LAA31 Davis, TOR25 Kipnis, CLE21 Revere, MIN21 Crisp, OAK20 RUNS Trout, LAA75 Kinsler, TEX70 Granderson, NYY70 Cabrera, DET67 Jones, BAL66 WON-LOST Price, TB14-4 Weaver, LAA13-1 Sale, CHW12-3 Harrison, TEX12-5 Verlander, DET11-6 ERA Weaver, LAA2.26 Price, TB2.57 Verlander, DET2.60 Sale, CHW2.61 Hernandez, SEA2.80 STRIKEOUTS Hernandez, SEA147 Verlander, DET146 Scherzer, DET142 Darvish, TEX138 Shields, TB134 SAVES J. Johnson, BAL30 C. Perez, CLE29 Rodney, TB28 Soriano, NYY26 Broxton, KC23NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington5940.596 Atlanta5544.5564 New York4852.4801112Miami 4554.45514 Philadelphia4555.4501412Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati5940.596 Pittsburgh5742.5762 St. Louis5446.540512Milwaukee4554.45514 Chicago4058.4081812Houston3467.33726 West Division WLPctGB San Francisco5544.556 Los Angeles5447.5352 Arizona5050.500512San Diego4358.42613 Colorado3761.3781712___ Thursdays Games St. Louis 7, L.A. Dodgers 4 Pittsburgh 5, Houston 3 Washington 8, Milwaukee 2 N.Y. Mets 3, Arizona 1 Fridays Games St. Louis 9, Chicago Cubs 6 San Diego 7, Miami 2 Atlanta 6, Philadelphia 1 Pittsburgh 6, Houston 5 Milwaukee 6, Washington 0 Cincinnati 3, Colorado 0 Arizona 11, N.Y. Mets 5 L.A. Dodgers 5, San Francisco 3, 10 innings Saturdays Games St. Louis at Chicago Cubs, late L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, late Pittsburgh at Houston, late Philadelphia at Atlanta, late San Diego at Miami, late Washington at Milwaukee, late Cincinnati at Colorado, late N.Y. Mets at Arizona, late Sundays Games San Diego (Richard 7-11) at Miami (Jo.Johnson 6-7), 1:10 p.m. Philadelphia (Halladay 4-5) at Atlanta (T.Hudson 9-4), 1:35 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 10-4) at Houston (Harrell 7-7), 2:05 p.m. Washington (G.Gonzalez 13-5) at Milwaukee (Rogers 0-0), 2:10 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 8-10) at Chicago Cubs (Maholm 9-6), 2:20 p.m. Cincinnati (Latos 8-3) at Colorado (J.Sanchez 0-1), 3:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 7-6) at San Francisco (Vogelsong 8-4), 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Dickey 13-2) at Arizona (J.Saunders 5-6), 4:10 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA McCutchen, PIT36066133.369 Cabrera, SF38767139.359 Ruiz, PHL29946103.344 Votto, CIN29852102.342 Wright, NYM35863120.335 HOME RUNS Braun, MIL28 Beltran, STL22 McCutchen, PIT22 Kubel, ARI22 Alvarez, PIT21 RUNS BATTED IN Kubel, ARI72 Beltran, STL71 Braun, MIL70 Wright, NYM70 Gonzalez, COL67 STOLENBASES Gordon, LAD30 Bourn, ATL28 Bonifacio, MIA26 Campana, CHC25 Schafer, HOU24 RUNS Bourn, ATL68 Cabrera, SF67 Gonzalez, COL66 Braun, MIL66 McCutchen, PIT66 WON-LOST Dickey, NYM13-2 Lynn, STL13-4 G. Gonzalez, WAS13-5 Burnett, PIT12-3 Cueto, CIN12-5 ERA Cueto, CIN2.23 Dempster, CHC2.25 Vogelsong, SF2.26 Zimmermann, WAS2.31 Lohse, STL2.71 STRIKEOUTS Strasburg, WAS151 Dickey, NYM139 Hamels, PHL138 Kershaw, LAD136 G. Gonzalez, WAS133 SAVES Hanrahan, PIT31 Kimbrel, ATL29 Casilla, SF24 Motte, STL23 Papelbon, PHL22EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA New York1155383729 Sporting KC1164372619 Houston957343125 D.C.1073333427 Chicago974312222 Columbus774251819 Montreal7133243042 New England695232525 Philadelphia6102202021 Toronto FC5114192436WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA San Jose1354434427 Real Salt Lake1373423527 Vancouver977342628 Seattle857312521 Los Angeles9103303835 Chivas USA685231321 Colorado7131222730 FC Dallas5107222530 Portland5114191935 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Fridays Game Real Salt Lake 2, Vancouver 1 Saturdays Games Houston at Toronto FC, late New York at Montreal, late Los Angeles at FC Dallas, late Columbus at Sporting Kansas City, late Seattle FC at Colorado, late Chicago at San Jose, late Chivas USA at Portland, late Sundays Game New England at Philadelphia, 7 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESRecalled RHP Miguel Socolovich from Norfolk (IL). Designated LHP Dana Eveland for assignment. DETROIT TIGERSAssigned LHP Kelvin De La Cruz to Erie (EL). Agreed to terms with C Jordan Guida on a minor league contract. LOS ANGELES ANGELSAcquired RHP Zack Greinke from Milwaukee Brewers for INF Jean Segura, RHP Ariel Pena and RHP Johnny Hellweg. Released RHP Trevor Bell. Agreed to terms with RHP Jarrett Grube on minor league contract. Placed SS Erick Aybar on 15day DL, retroactive to July 22. National League ATLANTA BRAVESAgreed to terms with 2B Rusty Ryal on minor league contract. MIAMI MARLINSRecalled 2B Donnie Murphy from New Orleans (PCL). MILWAUKEE BREWERSAssigned INF Jean Segura, RHP Ariel Pena and RHP Johnny Hellweg to Huntsville (SL). Designated INF Edwin Maysonet and OF Brock Kjeldgaard for assignment.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLSSigned C Nazr Mohammed. DALLAS MAVERICKSRe-signed G Delonte West. LOS ANGELES CLIPPERSSigned F Ronny Turiaf to a one-year contract. MINNESOTA TIMBERWOLVESSigned F Andrei Kirilenko.FOOTBALLNational Football League TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSSigned WR Landon Cox and CB Marquese Wheaton. Claimed CB Desmond Marrow off waivers from Houston. 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 2 2 p p . m m . Washington at Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 2 2 : : 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . St. Louis at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . Boston at N.Y. Yankees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . L.A. Angels at Texas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Oakland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . Pittsburgh at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 3B HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 7 7 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 3 3 By FRED GOODALL Associated PressTAMPAAt 37 and entering his 16th NFLseason, Ronde Barber is embracing the challenge of learning a new position with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Afive-time Pro Bowl cornerback whos making the transition to safety in firstyear coach Greg Schianos system, Barber not only is receptive to the move but excited about the teams prospects of rebounding from a 4-12 finish that included 10 consecutive losses to end last season. Its not very often you get not only to play 16 years, but to find new challenges in your 16th year and new opportunities to prove yourself, Barber said. Im very comfortable not being status quo and not doing what Ive always done. ... Theres no apprehension at all. Schiano was lured away from Rutgers to replace the fired Raheem Morris in January. Hes bolstered one of the leagues youngest rosters with the addition of veterans Vincent Jackson, Carl Nicks and Eric Wright and resigned Barber to a one-year deal with expectations that the twin brother of former New York Giants running back Tiki Barber can continue to perform at a high level. The franchise career interceptions leader also is being counted on to be a mentor for rookie safety Mark Barron, the seventh overall pick in this years draft. With 43 interceptions and 27 sacks, Barber is the only player in NFLhistory with at least 40 career picks and 25 sacks. His stretch of 224 consecutive games played is tied with former teammate Derrick Brooks, Kevin Carter and London Fletcher for the second-longest streak for a defensive player since 1970. In addition, Barbers string of 199 consecutive starts are the most among active players. Barron, signed to a fouryear contract that includes a signing bonus of about $8.9 million, is looking forward to learning from Barber, the only player remaining on the roster from Tampa Bays Super Bowl victory following the 2002 season. The Bucs have not won a playoff game since. Theres pretty much nothing I cant ask him, the rookie out of Alabama said following the teams first training camp workout on Friday. Hes been in the league 16 years, he pretty much knows everything about the game. Thats a great benefit to me in trying to become the player I want to be. Barber entered the league as a third-round draft pick under then-Bucs coach Tony Dungy. Hes remained with the Bucs through three headcoaching changes, helping Jon Gruden win the clubs only Super Bowl title and providing leadership on and off the field since Morris and general manager Mark Dominik launched a rebuilding project in 2009. Barber became an unrestricted free agent following last season. He re-signed for $3 million and has bought into Schianos program. Hes done a really good job of presenting his message and his clear vision of what he wants out of this football team, said Barber, whos scored 11 career touchdowns on interception and fumble returns. And every coach does that. Hes no different than Tony, Jon or Rah, in that regard. Hes going to demand a lot of us. Hes a very co ncise speaker. Theres no confusion about what he expects. Every hour, every minute of the day is scripted and calculated. And thats good for this team. Our expectations are not to be a rebuilding team with a new first-year head coach. Hes coming in here to win. And thats good. I personally appreciate that philosophy. Barber surpassed Brooks for the franchise record in games played in the 2011 season finale at Atlanta. Hes started every game at cornerback for the Bucs since Week 10 of 1999, and has been a key component on defenses that have finished in the top 10 statistically in 11 of his 15 seasons. The Bucs yielded a leaguehigh and franchise-record 494 points and finished 30th among 32 teams in total defense last season, a year Barber and his teammates are eager to put behind them. Theres so many reasons we slid last year, said Barber, who led the team with three interceptions and reiterated he has no issues with making the move to safety under the new coaching staff. I just want to play and win, he said. Barber changing positions with Bucs MCTphoto Ronde Barber may be going into his 16th season, but hes got a lot to offer the young Buccaneer team, including his enthusiasm to learn a new position. Associated PressDAVIE The Miami Dolphinsquarterback competition opened Friday without one of the main contenders, rookie Ryan T annehill. The eighth pick in the draft had yet to sign by the start of the Dolphinsfirst practice. Its disappointing when y ou dont have all your players in, regardless of who it is, general manager Jeff Ireland said. You want to have all your players out there. Things are progressing and were going to keep communicating until we get this thing done. Tannehills agent, Pat Dye Jr., did not respond to an email seeking comment. Tannehill was the first quarterback selected in the first round by the Dolphins since they took Dan Marino in 1983. Tannehill is expected to b e part of a competition for t he starting job along with returning starter Matt Moore and veteran offseason acquisition David G arrard. Tannehill, who started 19 games at Texas A&M after switching from wide receive r to quarterback, played in c ollege under new Dolphins offensive coordinator Mike Sherman. If he was any other rookie that didnt know the offense, it would be definitely tough on him, Garrard said. But he knows most of the offense and I think just not being out here with the guys is probably the toughest thing for him. Cornerback Sean Smith was ready to start testing Tannehill. Hes the chosen one, the g olden child, Smith said. I call him The Franchise. When he gets out here, I definitely cant wait to just play off and pick one of his little hitches or whatnot because you know hes g oing to be anxious to come and sling it. To get one of Tannehills balls, I might make him sign it or whatnot. Moore, who went 6-7 as the starter in 2011 after replacing the injured Chad Henne, took the first snaps with the first-team offense Friday. New coach Joe Philbin said there was no significance to that, and Moore later indicated that Garrard is scheduled to get most of the work with the first-team offense Saturday. Were going to be fair, to a certain degree, early on and see how this thing unfolds, Philbin said. Weve got a plan in place and I think its fair to assume were going to give those guys equal opportunity to play with different players, different offensive linemen, and those type of things. Tannehill was the only player missing from practice Friday morning. Veteran guard Eric Steinbach, signed Thursday, worked with his new teammates. Youre looking at a guy whos started 124 games and hes been a productive player in the league, said Philbin, who was Steinbachs offensive line coach at Iowa from 19992002. Hes an athletic guy. We still feel like he has the ability to run. We think hes schematically a pretty good fit for what were doing. And hes a good locker room guy, a high-character individual. I think hes hungry. Well see. Wedidnt promise him anything, but we did guarantee him an opportunity to compete for a position on the football team. Practice took place in front of NFLFilms cameras on hand to accumulate footage for the HBO series Hard Knocks, which premieres next Tuesday. Philbin was making his training camp debut as an NFLhead coach. I told the players, Im nervous before every single practice and when Im not nervous, I think Ill know its time for me to put my whistle away,he said. Not nervous like, Oh my God, Im going to make a mistake.But nervous that you want this thing to go right. You want the practice to be perfect. You want the organization of it to be perfect. You want to see players making plays and doing things the right way. Tannehill misses Dolphins first camp practice MCTphoto Ryan Tannehill, Miamis top pick, at a press conference this past spring with wife Lauren. The unsigned quarterback, however, has yet to report to camp. NEWS-SUN 385-6155 By JEROME PUGMIRE Associated PressPARIS American Stacy Lewis made a birdie on the last hole to share the lead with South Koreas Inbee Park after the third round of the Evian Masters on Saturday. Lewis, who is chasing her third LPGATour title of the year, had a 1-over 73 to finish the day at 11 under. The overnight leader had two bogeys and a double bogey on the back nine before the birdie on the 18th. Park, who was three shots behind Lewis in third place overnight, had four birdies and two bogeys for a 70. Karrie Webb (67), Natalie Gulbis (68) and 17-year-old amateur player Hyo Joo Kim (69) of South Korea are one shot behind the leaders. Cristie Kerr had a 67 to finish two shots back. Cheyenne Woods, niece of Tiger Woods, had a 70 to tie for 19th. Lewis shares lead at Evian Masters MCTphoto Former Harder Hall champion Stacy Lewis is looking for her third LPGA win of the year at the Evian Masters.

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C M Y K she in a salmon-colored dress, Bond dashing as ever i na black tuxedo into the inky night over Olympic Park. At the same moment, real skydivers appeared as the stadium throbbed to the James Bond theme. And moments after that, the monarch appeared in person, accompanied by her husband, Prince Philip. Organizers said it was thought to be the first time she has acted on film. The queen made herself m ore accessible than ever before, Boyle said. Boyle sprang another giant surprise in giving seven teenage athletes the supreme h onor of igniting the O lympic flame. Together, they touched torches to trumpetlike tubes that spread into a ring of fire and then rose elegantly to jointly form the cauldron w hich organizers said would be moved Sunday night to one end of the stadium. It was the end of the journey for the flame. Some 8,000 torchbearers, mostly unheralded Britons, had carried it on a 70-day, 8,000-mile journey from toe to tip of the British Isles, w hipping up enthusiasm for a $14 billion Olympics taking place during a severe recession. The final torchbearers were kept a closely guarded secret remarkable given the scrutiny on these, the first S ummer Games of the Twitter era. The evening started with fighter jets streaming red, white and blue smoke and roaring over the stadium, packed with a buzzing crowd of 60,000 people, at 8:12 p.m. or 20:12 in the 24hour time observed by Britons. The show never caught its breath with a nonstop rockand-pop homage to cool Britannia. The soundtrack veered from classical to irreverent. Boyle daringly included the Sex PistolsPretty Vacant and a snippet of its version of God Save the Queen an anti-establishment punk anthem once banned by the BBC. With a singalong of Hey Jude, Beatle Paul McCartney closed the spectacle that ran 45 minutes beyond its scheduled three hours. The encyclopedic review of modern British music included a 1918 Broadway standard adopted by the West Ham football team, the Rolling Stones(I Cant Get No) Satisfaction and Bohemian Rhapsody, by still another Queen, and other tracks too numerous to mention, but not to dance to. Boyle, who directed Slumdog Millionaire and Trainspotting while developing into one of Britains most successful filmmakers, had a ball with his favored medium, mixing filmed passages with live action to hypnotic effect, with 15,000 volunteers taking part in the show. Actor Rowan Atkinson as Mr. Bean provided laughs, shown dreaming that he was appearing in Chariots of Fire, the inspiring story of a Scotsman and an Englishman at the 1924 Paris Games. Headlong rushes of movie images took spectators on wondrous, heart-racing voyages through everything British: a cricket match, the London Tube, the roaring, abundant seas that buffet and protect this island nation, and along the Thames, the river that winds like a vein through London and was the gateway for the citys rise over the centuries as a great global hub of trade and industry. Wearing his yellow winners jersey, newly crowned Tour de France champion Bradley Wiggins rang a 23ton Olympic Bell from the same London foundry that made Big Ben and Philadelphias Liberty Bell. Its thunderous chime was a nod to the British tradition of pealing bells to celebrate the end of war and the crowning of kings and queens. Former world heavyweight champion and 1960 Rome Olympic gold medalist Muhammad Ali also was cheered when he appeared briefly with his wife, Lonnie, before the Olympic flag was unfurled. The show portrayed idyllic rural Britain a place of meadows, farms, sport on village greens and picnics that then gave way to the industrial transformation that revolutionized the nation in the 18th and 19th centuries, the foundation for an empire that reshaped world history. Belching chimneys rose where only moments earlier live sheep had trod. The Industrial Revolution also produced terrifying weapons, and Boyle built in a moment of hush to honor those killed in war. This is not specific to a country. This is across all countries, and the fallen from all countries are celebrated and remembered, he explained to reporters ahead of the ceremony. Because, obviously, one of the penalties of this incredible force of change that happened in a hundred years was the industrialization of war, and the fallen, he said. You know, millions fell. Olympic organizers separately rejected calls for a moment of silence for 11 Israeli athletes and coaches slain by Palestinian gunmen at the 1972 Munich Olympics. The parade of nations featured most of the roughly 10,500 athletes some planned to stay away to save their strength for competition marching behind the flags of the 204 nations taking part. Greece led, as the spiritual home of the games, and Team Great Britain was last, as host. Prince William and his wife, Kate, joined in thunderous applause that greeted the British team, which marched to the David Bowie track Heroes. Ahelicopter showered the athletes and stadium with 7 billion tiny pieces of paper one for each person on Earth. Bahrain and Brunei featured female flagbearers in what has been called the OlympicsYear of the Woman. For the first time at the games, each national delegation includes women, and a record 45 percent of the athletes are women. Three Saudi women marching behind the men in their delegation flashed victory signs with their fingers. This is a major boost f or gender equality, said International Olympic Committee President Jacques Rogge, overseeing his last games as head of the IOC before he steps down in 2013. Rogge honored the great, sports-loving country of Britain as the birthplace of modern sport, and he appealed to the thousands of athletes assembled before him for fair play. Character counts far more than medals. Reject doping. Respect your opponents. Remember that you are all role models. If you do that, you will inspire a generation, Rogge said. The queen then said: I declare open the games of London, celebrating the 30th Olympiad of the modern era. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 5B STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 7/27/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 1 1 chamber page; 7.444"; 15"; Black; chamber page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 8 8 9 9 BUSINESS If your spouse-tobe is considering p ostponing the wedding because of fears about the socalled marriage penalty,you two p robably have bigger issues than whether youll have t o pay higher taxes as a married couple than when you were s ingle. Having said that, m arriage does indeed have many financial ramifications both good and bad and s everal involve the dilemma over whether to file income t axes together or separately. Lets sort through the noise: First,a quick primer on how progressive taxation works. As your income i ncreases,the additional income gets taxed at increasi ngly higher rates. Currently there are six federal tax rates ranging from 10 percent for l ow-income families and individuals to 35 percent for e arnings more than $388,350 a year. Most peoples income straddles several brackets. F or example,a single person with $50,000 in taxable income would pay 10 percent tax on the first $8,700 earned; plus 15 percent on i ncome between $8,700 and $35,350; plus 25 percent on income between $35,350 and $50,000. Thus,youre not paying 25 percent on the full a mount; just on the portion within that range. The marriage penalty occurs when couples file a j oint return and,in some cases,pay higher income tax than if they'd remained single. For example: If you have only a single h ousehold income (or one spouse earns significantly more) you usually get a marriage bonus that is, your combined income is t axed at a lower rate than if the high earner were paying tax as a single person. However,once you enter the higher end of the 25 percent tax bracket,the disparity between filing jointly and as a single person becomes more pronounced as your combined income increases, especially if you earn fairly similar amounts and/or you're both highly paid. For example,single people with $75,000 in taxable income fall squarely within the 25 percent bracket; however,if youre married and earn a combined $150,000 income,you would hit the 28 percent bracket. Some would argue,then,that getting married is a f inancial disadvantage,but thats not necessarily true. Married couples are eligible for many tax breaks and other benefits that often more than compensate for paying higher income tax. For example: If you have medical coverage through your spouse's employer,monthly premiums are not considered taxable income,as they are for unmarried domestic partners. Similarly,your spouse can pay for your medical expenses on a pretax basis using his or her flexible spending account. Youre entitled to 50 percent of your spouses Social Security benefits while he or she is alive and can collect their benefit amount after death if it exceeds your own. Plus,youre entitled to a $255 spousal death benefit. If you die without a will, your spouse automatically inherits your estate,tax-free. Everyone else besides spouses must pay taxes on estates v alued more than $5.12 million. Married people are usually charged less for auto and other insurance than singles. If youre considering the married,filing separately f iling option instead of filing jointly,note that youll forfeit several tax credits and deductions available only to joint filers,including the Earned Income Tax Credit, the tax credit for child and dependent care expenses and deductions for tuition and fees and student loan interest. Plus,the IRS says you must both either claim the standard deduction or itemize deductions. Jason Alderman directs Visas financial education programs. Is the IRS marriage penalty real? Personal Finance Jason Alderman By CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP Economics WriterWASHINGTON Heres a small consolation:The Great Recession wasnt quite as horrendous as previously thought. But it was still pretty horrendous: Updated government estimates from January 2009 through December 2011 show that the downturn remains by far the worst recession since the Great Depression. And growth since the recession officially ended in June 2009 has been slightly less than previous estimates. Thats a reminder of how weak the recovery has been. The revisions were released Friday by the Commerce Departments Bureau of Economic Analysis with its report on April-June growth. Each year in July,the bureau revises the previous three years of data on the nations gross domestic product,the broadest measure of the economy. The changes show the economy shrank 4.7 percent from the start of the recession in December 2007 until it ended three years ago. Thats 0.4 percentage point less than the previous estimate of 5.1 percent. The main reason for the revision: State and local governments spent more in 2009 than initially thought. Still,only two previous recessions suffered contractions greater than 3 percent. One was in 1957,the other in 1973. Since the Great Recession ended, growth has been modest at best. From July 2009 through the end of 2011,the economy grew a total of 5.8 percent. Thats down from an earlier measure of 6.2 percent. The economy grew at an average annual rate of 0.3 percent from 2008 through 2011,the government said. Thats down from an earlier measure of 0.4 percent. Some quarters were revised significantly.The government says the economy grew at an annual rate of 4.1 percent in last years fourth quarter,up from a previous estimate of only 3 percent. That was because companies added more to their stockpiles,and governments spent more. And the first and second quarters of 2010 were revised down sharply,from nearly 4 percent each to 2.3 percent and 2.2 percent,respectively. That reflected much less investment in business equipment and software. The revisions are based on more complete data from a range of sources, including annual Census surveys of retailers and manufacturers and IRS tax records. The IRS data is made available only after a two-year lag. The Census data are also delayed. Government says Great Recession was bad, but not as bad as thought The downturn remains by far the worst recession since the Great Depression Special to the News-SunSEBRING The average days on the market for residential properties in Highlands County is currently 131 days. That is down from the 2011 average of 155 days,as reported by the Heartland Association of Realtors. The Elliott Team of RE/MAX Realty Plus is currently averaging 56 days on the market. We take a very pro-active approach to getting our listings sold not just listed for saleMandy Elliott said,We dont just put a sign in your yard,place the house in MLS and hope our phone rings with the perfect buyer. The Elliotts spend at least two full hours a day actively prospecting for new leads. In addition to pro-actively searching out qualified buyers and sellers daily,they have a very aggressive marketing and advertising campaign. The Elliott Team averages 56 days on market

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C M Y K By CANDICE CHOI AP Food Industry WriterNEW YORK Coke and P epsi are chasing after the sweet spot:a soda with no c alories,no artificial sweeteners and no funny aftertaste. The worlds top soft drink companies hope thats the elusive trifecta that will silence health concerns about soda and reverse the d ecline in consumption of carbonated drinks. But such a formula could be years away. Thats because the ingred ient that makes soda taste good is also what packs on t he pounds:high-fructose corn syrup. Artificial sweete ners like aspartame that are used in diet drinks dont have any calories but are seen as processed and fake. Natural sweeteners that c ome from plants present the most promising alternative, but companies havent yet figured out how to mask their metallic aftertaste. Despite the complexities, soft drink makers push on in their search. I cant say when it will be here,but its in the reasonable future,said Al Carey,who heads the beverage unit for the Americas at PepsiCo Inc.,the worlds No. 2 soda maker. Theres good reason that soft drink makers are so eager to tweak their formulas. Once a beloved American treat,sodas are now being blamed for the nations bulging waistlines two-thirds of the countrys adults are overweight or obese,according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That,coupled with the growing variety of flavored waters and sports drinks,has sent per capita soda consumption down 17 percent to about 1.3 cans a day since its peak in 1998,according to Beverage Digest,an industry tracker. In New York City,a ban on the sale of sugary drinks bigger than 16 ounces in restaurants,theaters and stadiums could take effect as early as March. The mayor of Cambridge,Mass.,proposed a similar ban last month. And in Richmond, Calif.,voters will decide in November whether to pass the nations first penny-perounce tax on soda and other sugary drinks such as fruit juices and teas. All the negative publicity has some once-faithful soda drinkers cutting back. Krista Koster,a 29-year-old who lives in Washington D.C., used to down about two cans of soda a day. Now shes trying to kick the habit and be more conscious about what she drinks. Ive just been hearing how bad soda is,said Koster,who works in public relations. You start considering a lot of the ingredients, whether its fake sugar or the real sugar. High-fructose corn syrup, the cheap sweetener thats used in most sodas,has the same nutritional value and taste of sugar. A can of regular soda typically has about 40 grams of high-fructose corn syrup and 140 calories. By comparison,the same amount of apple juice has about 38 grams of sugar and 165 calories,but companies can tout the vitamins and other nutrients juice provides. Aspartame,the artificial sweetener commonly used in drinks such as Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi,doesnt have any calories. But some drinkers worry about the fact that the sweeteners are not naturally occurring in nature. Public perception has been colored by past studies that have suggested it caused cancer and brain tumors in rats even though The American Cancer Society says theres no evidence showing it has any link with an increased risk for cancer in adults. The concerns have led soft drink companies to search for natural,zero-calorie sweeteners,including stevia, which is derived from a South American shrub. Natural sweeteners have neither the calories of sugar nor the negative associations of artificial sweeteners. The t rick,however,is figuring out how to make them taste good in colas. Every sweetener has its own notes that need to be mixed with other flavors, said Mehmood Khan,chief science officer for PepsiCo. Its a bit like an orchestra playing music,as opposed to one instrument. So far,stevia is the natural sweetener that has gotten the most attention and is already used in Coca-Cola and PepsiCo products,including orange juice and bottled teas. But its proving more difficult to hide the aftertaste in colas. Soft drink makers are testing different extracts from the stevia plant that they hope will be easier to blend. Theyre also scouring the world for other naturally occurring sweeteners,such as one called mogroside that is extracted from monk fruit and a derivative of a berry called miracle fruit. Coca-Cola,based in Atlanta,says its currently testing additional drinks that use stevia and other natural sweeteners but declined to give details. The tests are part of the ongoing homeuse teststhe company conducts,in which consumers may be given a six-pack of a new product to try over the course of a week. To accelerate the pace of such trials,Coca-Cola two years ago dedicated a production line at one of its plants solely to churning out test beverages. But taste isnt the only consideration for the worlds biggest soda maker. Some of the very exciting (sweeteners) were playing with are really small in terms of production and planting,and they need to be nurtured,says Katie Bayne, president of Coca-Colas North American soda business. Coca-Cola also is testing versions of its Sprite and Fanta that use stevia in Atlanta,Detroit,Louisville, Ky. and Memphis,Tenn. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; accepting new patients; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 5 5 1 1 SPA HAMMOCK FALLS; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 8 8 9 9 1 1 Robert Rogers/San Jose Mercury News/MCT Richmond councilman Jeff Ritterman, center, speaks to Dennis Dalton, left, about the merits of imposing a 1-cent-per-ounce tax on sugar-sweetened beverage sales in Richmond, California, during an event July 3. The Richmond councilman has been enlisting the help ofa visual aid, a cart holding 40 pounds of sugar, while drumming up support for the beverage tax. BUSINESS Soda companies racing for a new sweet spot Every sweetener has its own notes that need to be mixed with other flavors. Its a bit like an orchestra playing music.MEMHOOD KHAN chief science officer for PepsiCo

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The S outh Florida State College Museum of Florida Art and Culture has acquired a series of photographs to add to its permanent collection. The Cracker Cowboy Collection consists of 109 p hotographs by Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournali st Jon Kral. These black and white photographs capture cattle drives,swamp land, daily fence repairs,the friendly and not-so-friendly w ildlife,and the families and children of ranchers inside their homes and were taken at over 15 Florida ranches between 1975 and 2 000. Ranching and cattle are a part of Florida history,said Mollie Doctrow,SFSC MOFAC curator. Unfortunately,that history is not well-known outside of central Florida. By acquiring this collection,SFSC MOFAC will be able to maintain these photographs in an area where they can be appreciated by the people who work in the industry, generations of families who have owned and worked on cattle ranches themselves,as well as educate others who may not be familiar with this part of our states history. Kral grew up in Fort Pierce,surrounded by ranchland and farmland. He became disappointed when an influx of people into the area led to the disappearance of ranches as they were bought out and turned into subdivisions and golf courses. He wanted to document images of the land and lifestyle before it was gone and,perhaps,help slow down the loss of a unique way of life. In 1998,Kral released a book of some of his photographs,called Cracker: Floridas Enduring Cowboys,which allowed the public to see some of his work. However,after holding the original proofs in storage for a number of years,Kral realized the photographs needed to be seen in order to preserve this fast disappearing way of life. I decided to sell them to SFSC MOFAC because its where they belong,Kral said. Its a bit emotional because in a way Im letting go of some old friends,but the cattle culture is such an important part of central Floridas history. Im very happy that now they can be seen,right in the heart of Florida. These prints are one of a kind,Kral said. They are my artists proofs. While there are duplicate copies out there,these are the only ones printed in the original silver gel selenium tone,and they will never be printed the same way again. The collection of 109 photographs has been appraised at $151,000. A number of generous people stepped forward to donate the funds SFSC MOFAC needed to acquire the collection,said Don Appelquist,dean of Resource and Development, SFSC Foundation Inc. The photos are high quality and both artistically and technically appealing,said Joey Sacco,artist and SFSC MOFAC Advisory Committee member. While they will be appreciated for their cultural and historical significance,the artistic value of these photos can also stand on its own. They are true works of art and comparable to works by some of the great painters like Norman Rockwell, Rembrandt,and Van Goh. A selection of pieces from the collection will be available as a traveling exhibit in the future. Currently,photos from the collection are on exhibition in the SFSC MOFAC Lower Lobby Gallery,in the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, Highlands Campus. A larger display is planned for April. SFSC MOFAC is home to other permanent collections including the Highwaymen; the Florida Masters Collection; Randle/Sheffield Collection; Catfish, Moonshine,Cattle on the Peavine:Surviving on Floridas Last Frontier; and White Sand,Black Gold,and Sweet Water:History of the Heartland. It contains more than 200 individual works. SFSC MOFAC,housed at the SFSC Highlands Campus in Avon Park,is dedicated to artists whose work is an interpretation of the history, heritage,and environment of Florida. For more information,call 863-784-7240 or visit www.mofac.org. Like MOFAC on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/m ofac/. www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012Page 7B LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 9.347"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main a; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 4 4 2 2 LAKE DENTON CAMP; 3.639"; 5"; Black; july ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 5 5 3 3 ARTS& LEISURE MOFAC adds Cracker Cowboy photographs to permanent collection Courtesy photo South Florida State Colleges Museum of Florida Art and Culture (SFSC MOFAC) recently acquired the Cracker Cowboy Collection for its permanent collection. The collection contains 109 photographs taken by Pulitzer Prize winning photojournalist Jon Kral. Pictured: Don Appelquist (left), dean Resource Development and Executive Director, SFSC Foundation, Inc.; Kral; Mollie Doctrow, curator, SFSC MOFAC; and Dr. Norm Stephens, president, SFSC. Photo by JON KRAL An image of a Florida cowboy with his dogs is one of Krals favorites in the collection. Whether your preference is daisies,lilies,sunflowers or violets, Floridas wildflowers offer something for everyone. In fact,Juan Ponce de Len named Florida La Florida,which means land of flowersbecause of the abundance of colorful blooms he observed upon landing here. Floridas native flowers offer a variety of beautiful blooms and they have adapted to the weather conditions,pests and soil that our state has to offer. Because of this,they usually require less water,fertilizer and pesticides than non-native varieties. Florida wildflowers also provide food,shelter,and nesting areas to the wildlife that resides here. Before the first Europeans arrived in Florida,fire was a common occurrence. Most of the ecosystems in Florida are either fire dependent or fire adapted. The flames burn up organic matter such as dead trees,leaf litter and other debris on the forest floor. This increases nutrient cycling and raises the soils pH and stimulates nitrogen fixation. Even though the vegetation above the ground burns up,the roots and seeds survive. In fact,many plants actually depend on the heat to allow the seeds to open and begin new growth. Once a fire has passed through most natural areas,wildflowers will begin to pop up everywhere,displaying a beautiful and colorful scene. This is most likely the type of setting Ponce De Leon saw when he named Florida. The interaction of plants and animals in any natural ecosystem is amazing. In Florida,the wildlife and plants have formed unique relationships in an effort to survive. Many species of wildlife depend on native v egetation for their nutrients. Herbivores eat the plants and carnivores eat the herbivores. Birds eat seeds and spread the plants around. Insects visit wildflowers for nectar and pollinate nearby plants. Plants also serve as places to lay eggs for many insects such as butterflies. Shelter is also provided by native Wild about wildflowers News From The W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo Many varieties of wildflowers, such as this coreopsis and gaillardia mix are now being cultivated to use in landscapes, medians and roadsides. Not only do these colorful additions add beauty, they also help control erosion and decrease maintenance such as constant mowing. See WILD,page 8B

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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, July 29, 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 News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name;Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, 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:452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+) begin at 6:30 PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:453-6986.Email: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvonPark, 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.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 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552.Home phone:214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church,(SBC) 4400 Sparta Road.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, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC) 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 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 453-8929. Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 4657065.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 3826676. 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.;Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:385-0358 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 3821343.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 t o 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:Don Smith.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. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Jimmy Goins, pastor. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesday e venings at 7 p.m.All are invited to join us. For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website http://www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. 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 Avon Park, 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 Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP vegetation for many critters that live here. A unique variety of wildflowers exists in most ecosystems. Some flowers enjoy a well-drained,dry soil while others depend on wet soil year round. While it is a wondrous sight to view wildflowers in their natural setting,many varieties are now being cultivated to use in landscapes,medians and roadsides. Not only do these colorful additions add beauty,they also help control erosion and decrease maintenance such as constant mowing. Coreopsis is Florida's state wildflower. It is orange or yellow and flowers in the summer. The common name is tickseed because the seeds they produce resemble ticks. It is in the family Asteraceae. These beautiful flowers are related to sunflowers and they range from one and a half feet to four feet high. Coreopsis is a popular plant because of its beauty and easy-care growth habits. It is tolerant to many types of soil and makes and excellent background for gardens and great borders for other areas. It multiplies quickly and there are over 100 varieties. Coreopsis is also great in butterfly gardens and is used by the Lepidoptra species of caterpillars for food. Gaillardia is another excellent choice for gardeners. It is commonly called blanket flower and adds a beautiful touch of color to any landscape. The plant is named for the 18th century French magistrate,M. Gaillard de Charentonneau,who was deemed a patron of botany. The common name of Indian Blanket is taken from the blanket type patterns they make when planted in the ground,which resemble blankets made by Native Americans. Gaillardia is in the Asteraceae family. It is known for its colorful,daisylike flowers. The large center is a dark rose color with petals of yellow,orange, crimson or copper scarlet. These plants are excellent for flowerbeds or pots. They bloom profusely and need very little maintenance. Canna lily flowers provide a spectacular display of colors and patterns to any garden. These plants provide large leaves and flowers tha t can range in color from yellow,red and orange. The lily is a rhizomatous perennial with tropical-like foliage an d large flowers that resemble that of an iris. These flowers are very easy to grow and require little maintenance. They last a long time and make excellent background and border plants. Using wildflowers in yo ur landscaping increases plant and animal diversity. It helps wildlife in the area get food and shelter as well as adding beauty and color to your yard. There are many species and varieties of wildflowers available at nurseries and online. Seeds are also a great way to start a native flower garden. Enrich your yard; attract birds and butterflies; plant native. Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. Continued from page 7B Wildflowers offer wide variety Special to the News-SunFLAGLER BEACH Responding to requests of f rustrated gardeners and homeowners,the Flagler County Master Gardeners has produced a detailed gardening handbook that is fact ual and easy to understand. Because it focuses on 18 counties in central and northern Florida,and not the entire state,it provides valua ble assistance without confusing information designed for the rest of the state. The counties in the U.S. Department of Agricultures Zone 9A are Highlands, C itrus,Clay,DeSoto, Southeast Duval,Flagler, H ardee,Hernando, Hillsborough,Lake, Northeast Manatee,Marion, P asco,Polk,Putnam,St. Johns,Sumter and Northern V olusia. Guide to Successful Gardening in Floridas Zone 9Ais 152 pages of facts, helpful hints,color photog raphs,and calendars for planting,watering,landscaping,and growing food. The Guide is 8.5-by-11inch glossy paper,with laminated covers,a glossary,and an index. The book is divided into key sections,each of which is color-coded for easy identification. The sections are gardening basics,planning your landscape,garden chemicals, lawns,shrubs/trees and palms,flowers/vines and ground covers,herbs,fruit, vegetables,wildlife wanted, nuisance wildlife,and coastal gardening. Flagler County Master Gardeners (FCMG),affiliated with the University of Florida/Institute for Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension Program,are citizens who receive hours of horticulture training and give back volunteer time to extension projects. Ruth Micieli,Flaglers Master Gardener coordinator,believes the guide is the missing educational link that gardeners,homeowners, landscapers,nursery owners, garden suppliers and others have been seeking for years. Frank Gromling,owner of Ocean Publishing,the books publisher,said,I am excited about the opportunity to help get this book into the hands of the gardening public in Floridas Zone 9A. Ocean Publishing is making the book available everywhere through our extensive marketing and distribution channels. Guide to Successful Gardening in Floridas Zone 9A(ISBN 9780982694091, $24.95) is available for purchase from Ocean Publishing (www.oceanpublishing.org, 386-517-1600) and everywhere quality books are sold. Retail stores wanting to sell the book should call 386-517-1600. A gardening guide for 18 counties, including Highlands, on sale now

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, July 29, 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.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone:465-0051.Rev.Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. 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 P ark 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.Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor.Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Summer Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m. Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday school and Bible classes, 9 a.m.Sunday.Worship service is broadcast at 10 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 Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). 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 w orship 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:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.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 .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Summer Camp (middle school), 8 a.m.to 3 p.m.daily.Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Traditional Worship 9 a.m., Contemporary Worship 11 a.m., Sunday School for adults to grade school will be from 10:1010:50 a.m.Wednesday evenings: Adult Bible Study (7 p.m.), Youth Group (Middle and High School), (7 p.m.), RockSolid (Kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m.Bible Counseling available by appointment, 699-0132.Call the church office for more information about the classes offered.Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers;while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA), 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Amado Luzbet. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863) 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863) 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 S.Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863) 453-3759, Devon Jarrett, 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 website: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodis t 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 Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98) Sebring.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 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 Publishers WeeklyHARDCOVER FICTION 1.The Fallen Angelby Daniel Silva (Harper) 2.I, Michael Bennettby James Patterson, Michael L edwidge (Little, Brown) 3.Gone Girlby Gillian F lynn (Crown) 4.Shadow of Nightby Deborah E.Harkness (Viking) 5.Backfireby Catherine Coulter (Putnam) 6.Creole Belleby James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster) 7.The Next Best Thing: A Novelby Jennifer W einer (Atria Books) 8.Wicked Businessby J anet Evanovich (Bantam) 9.The Sandcastle Girls b y Chris Bohjalian (Doublejay) 10.A Dance with Dragonsby George R.R. Martin (Bantam) 11.Close Your Eyesby I ris Johansen (St.Martins) 12. 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C M Y K By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment WriterSuburban paranoia can be a s funny as it can be dangerous. But in The Watch, which was renamed from Neighborhood Watchto distance itself from the T rayvon Martin killing in Florida,the threat to an ordered Ohio town isnt anything with contemporary resonance. Its just aliens. Thats the disappointing b asis of The Watch,which unfolds not in a way that m ight have anything funny or enlightening to say about picket-fence fearfulness,but s imply with conventional summer movie bombast. Evan Troutwig (Ben Stiller) is as devoted to Glenville,Ohio,as Max Fischer was to Rushmore Academy.Though he and his w ife (an underused Rosemarie DeWitt) are tryi ng to have a kid,he puts most of his energy into the town through various comm unity groups and his senior management position at C ostco. This is a particularly earnest Ben Stiller:I dont h ave any black friends yet, but I am on the market,he says. But Evans enthusiasm i s shattered when a friend and Costco security guard ( Joseph A. Nunez) is mysteriously mauled overnight. When Evan makes neighborhood safety his new cause (his sweatshirt:No More M urders),his rally for support draws derision and only three volunteers. Theyre a motley lot:Bob, a father of a teenager looking for a guys night out (Vince Vaughn); Franklin,a p olice department-reject with a buzz cut and switchb lade (Jonah Hill); and Jamarcus,a divorced,afroed Brit (the wry,poised Richard Ayoade,who directed the promising Submarineand n early steals the movie). At this point,Vaughn (Wedding Crashers,Old School) can claim suburbia to be his domain. No one b etter typifies the man-cave father,the 9-to-5er,the frat boy with a family. Vaughns family man isnt without parody (he introduces himself as Bob with B,chuckling mildly) but hes undiminished by adulthoods trappings,full of crazy-eyed brio and the manic positivity to,as he does in The Watch,design neighborhood watch jackets for the gang with a flaming, winged tiger icon. Some will say the act is old,but Vaughn could do this as long as John Wayne played a cowboy,as far as Im concerned. Watching him marvel at each layer of a Russian nesting doll,as he does here,is nearly worth the price of admission. The crew is slow to develop,harassed by dismissive cops (a funny Will Forte) and egg-throwing highschoolers. But they make some headway and eventually crack open the case: Aliens are invading Glenville. Action and comedy are nearly always strange bedfellows,and The Watchis no e xception. Introducing extraterrestrials puts the story on a familiar trajectory of chases and explosions filled with mock-tough guy slow motion. At this point,Jonah Hill pointing in slo-mo is getting a little tiresome. The Watchwas originally drafted by Jared Stern to bea younger,PG-13 movie with Shawn Levy (Night at the Museum) directing,but that changed when Seth Rogan,Evan Goldberg and Justin Theroux rewrote it. Their raunchier tone has an almost paint-by-numbers feeling to it now,after better films like Superbadand Pineapple Express.Though many of the jokes land,some of them feel like a game of penis-related Mad Libs. Directing is Akiva Schaffer,one third of the Lonely Island trio (Schaffer, Andy Samberg and Jorma Taccone make a quick cameo) and a Saturday Night Livewriter famous for the popular digital shorts. This is his second feature after 2007s Hot Rod,and while he clearly has the ability to pull funny out of his cast,he doesnt here show any visual and narrative distinction that separates him from the growing pack of comedy directors. His most interesting choice is to make the aliens f ar more fearsome and detailed than a comedy would normally accommodate. Contortionist Doug Jones (Pans Labyrinth, Hellboy) plays the alien,a sci-fi realism that makes a few jokes funnier but ultimately highlights the films incongruities. (Better is the suspected alien,a creepy Billy Crudup.) The mission of the neighborhood watch gang stresses their budding friendships, pulling them apart before pushing them back together. Or was that the plot of Jump Street? Maybe it was Get Him to the Greek? Hold on,could it have been Paul? The Watchis rated R for some strong sexual content. Page 10BNews-SunSunday, July 29, 2012www.newssun.com church page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 8 8 REAL PRO NAILS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 7/29/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 6 6 5 5 5 5 20th Century Fox (From left) Richard Ayoade, Ben Stiller, Vince Vaughn and Jonah Hill in The Watch. ENTERTAINMENT Suburbia under siege (this time from aliens) in The Watch Movie Review The Watch Rating: R (some strong sexual content including references, pervasive language and violent images) Running time: 102 minutes Review: (of 4) NEW YORK (AP) Nearly seven months into the launch of a new morning show,CBS said Thursday that it will replace co-host Erica Hill with chief White House correspondent Norah ODonnell. ODonnell will team with Charlie Rose and Gayle King on CBS This Morning,the third-rated morning news show behind ABCs Good Morning Americaand NBCs Today.Shell begin the new job shortly after the Democratic and Republican national conventions are o ver. CBS is taking a more serious news approach than its rivals in the morning. The new show hasnt clicked yet in the ratings, yet CBS News Chairman Jeff Fager and President David Rhodes said they were encouraged by recent positive trends. We just felt she was so perfect for the direction were going in,Fager said. ODonnell came to CBS from NBC News in June 2011,one of Fagers first big outside hires. Besides her White House work, shes Bob Schieffers principal substitute on Face the Nation. CBSmove comes a month after the Today show made a well-publicized switch by removing Ann Curry as co-anchor and replacing her with Savannah Guthrie. CBS brings Norah ODonnell to its morning show CROSSWORDSOLUTION

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C M Y K Dear Abby: Im a 25year-old,happily married woman with a great life. Ever since the birth of my son a little over a year ago,I find myself angry at things that happened in my childhood that I thought I had gotten over. Abby,I was mentally, physically and sexually abused by my father. He has never had to answer for his actions,which of course he denies. My mother was also emotionally and verbally abusive,as well as absent. I have a newfound anger toward her,and the hatred for my father has resurfaced. (I have had no contact with him for years.) How do I get over this? I had therapy as a kid and Im looking for other options. Having Flashbacks in Marion,Ohio Dear Having Flashbacks: You may be looking for other options,but more counseling may be the best option for you. Now that youre a mother yourself, with a daily reminder of how small and fragile a child is, its not surprising youre angry at your parents for the way you were treated when you were little and helpless. A licensed psychotherapist can help you work this through in the shortest possible time,so please dont wait to ask for a referral. Dear Abby: Less than a year ago,my 28-year-old son,David,married his college sweetheart,Ann. Shes a wonderful girl. They bought a home near her job in the Midwest. David sometimes goes out of state on temporary jobs. He called me a month ago, while on a job in a resort area,and told me he has met someone and wants out of his marriage. He said Ann has been great,they never argue,etc.,but he was pressured into the marriage and doesnt really know where his life is going. Ann has called me several times in tears. She said she will give him time,but she is almost ready to give up. I am heartbroken. I think my son is making a terrible mistake,as Ann truly loves him and will do anything for him. I love her like a daughter. I have spoken to David and told him what I think, but I don't know what else to do. There is no good reason for this breakup. How can I help him not to go ahead with this? Very Sad Mom in Maryland Dear Mom: You cant prevent your son from leaving the marriage. However, you would do him and Ann a favor to suggest that when his business in the resort area is finished,they seek marriage counseling. David may want out because he met someone or,as he said, he didnt really want to be married in the first place. If theres an upside to this,its that they didnt have children. While the situation is sad and you love your daughterin-law,do not allow yourself to be put in the middle or you will alienate your son. If the marriage doesnt work out,you can still have a relationship with her,although it wont be the one you planned on. Dear Abby: Whats the difference,in your opinion, between gossip and news? I have a friend who loves telling me things about other friends. I think she does it in order to let me know that she knows something I dont know. Frankly,I think shes invading the privacy of others. She considers it news. I consider it gossip. Unwilling Listener in Phoenix Dear Unwilling: News is something that affects everyone. Its supposed to be factbased. Gossip,on the other hand,a form of voyeurism, is often based on conjecture and its intent is titillation. 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, July 29, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 3 3 5 5 1 1 DIVERSIONS DOGDAYSOFSUMMERBy G. GRABOWSKI & B. VENZKE ACROSS 1 Sussex sword 6 Full 11 On its way 15 Make comparisons at the mall, say 19 Challenge to __ 20 Amazed 21 Reebok rival 22 Manage 23 Cozy sensations 25 Cat named for its island origin 26 Part of AMA: Abbr. 27 Feminine suffix 28 "Brighton Beach Memoirs" playwright 30 Deal sealer 31 Source of athletic rage, briefly 32 Union agreements 33 Turkey site 36 Peeples and Vardalos 38 Look closely 40 "Most likely ..." 41 Darling 43 Fussy sort 45 Letter-shaped track 48MLB execs 49 One may be set in a race 52 What a password provides 55 '50s political monogram 56 Make changes to 57 Field standouts 58 Chicken, in a Chinese dish 59 Play mates? 61 Miss roll call, say 63 Available without a scrip 65 Top banana 69 Throne grabber 71 Cabin fever, e.g. 73 Daily sorting criterion 75 Take the wrong way? 76 Arabic "son of" 78 List 80 Isn't up to snuff 81 Blue 83 When cocktails may be served 85 Tiptop 87 Net grazer, at times 88 Nymph pursued by Apollo 91 Stock held by a fence 94 Land in la mer 95 Safari boss 97 Classic wheels 98 Colors lightly 99 Prevails against, in slang 102 Waterfall feature 104 "Walkabout" director Nicolas 105 Place for future cookies 108 Prime Cuts in Gravy maker 111 Flow with force 114 Victor Vasarely's "Zebras," e.g. 115 Stubborn 117 Capitol cap 118 It might be pierced 119 State firmly 121 Mae West attribute 123 A party to 124 Actress Virna 125 Mediterranean tourist attraction 126 Possessed 127Bus. bigwigs 128 French spread 129 Catkin bearer 130 Enters into a deal? DOWN 1 Carpenter, at times 2 Hersey's bell town 3 Crucial topic 4 Puts right 5 Seasonal sprite 6Judged, with "up" 7 1944 Italian beachhead 8 Dramatic decline 9 Fleecy meadow grazers 10 Long for 11 Island group near Fiji 12 '70s-'80s Red Sox star Dwight 13 "Collages" novelist 14 Invoice add-on 15 "Lido Shuffle" singer Boz 16 Website entry point 17 Welcoming sight? 18 Saucy behavior 24 Canberra colleges 29 Human being 30 Also 34 Also 35 One might dangle from your neck 37 Adjective for Adenauer 39 Encourages 41 Ancient adder 42 Baseball div. 43 A __: logician's term 44 Pinup Hayworth 46 Skedaddles 47 "__ we forget" 50 Advantage 51 Plymouth Colony settler 53 Roughing-it spot 54 About 60 Destroy 62 Uncalled-for 64 Composer Dvork et al. 66 Critical threshold 67 Least busy 68 Beaux __: noble deeds 70 Opposite of improvise 72 Bobby __ 74 Early Shirley role 77 Island band The __ Men 79 Folded food 82 Fix, as software 84 Where to find the anther 86 Inner: Pref. 88 Outrageously wicked 89 Symbol of Prohibition era lawlessness 90 Face-covering game 92 Sold 93 Loses steam 96Mg. and kg. 100 Chase scene sounds 101 Niagara Falls prov. 103 Source of the Mississippi 104 Looking up 106 '50s blast, briefly 107 Uncanny 109 Austrian singer Lenya 110 More virtuous 112 Dais VIP 113 Bed intruders 116 Weightlifter's rep 119 Mont Blanc, e.g. 120 Itinerary word 122 Intl. broadcasting initials Solution on page 10B A couple of months ago,I read in the paper that the FCAT scores for Florida students were down in the writing portion. Being a writer, that disturbed me. Words are important and help us understand concepts and grasp deeper understandings. Without being able to express ourselves through the written and spoken word,we become islands unto ourselves. But everyone is ceaselessly communicating,you may say. Cell phones and Blue Tooth devices clearly indicate that. Or,just look at the thumbs frantically conveying text messages. Its a great way to stay in touch,dont get me wrong. Cell phones are extremely helpful in emergencies and to touch base when traveling. But,is over-dependence causing us to lose something precious? How long has it been since youve received a hand-written note or letter or,for that matter,sent one? Admittedly,I dont have complete understanding of texting. But,Ive seen the abbreviations,lack of punctuation,and non-use of full sentences. A short-cut is better than nothing if it means staying in touch or not. However,it has been my experience that in order to b uild intimacy in relationshipsto truly understand a person,how they think and feel about any given subjectwe must spend time with them. And,when we communicate through written and spoken words without rushing, our thoughts are most adequately expressed when we possess the necessary skills. How would we fare in a spiritual FCAT assessment test? There are times when a short prayer is better than nothing. But can quick textingof our holy God be anywhere near enough in getting to know him?Do we really pray without ceasing or are we simply appearing to communicate with God? When we set aside specific,devoted time to read Gods Word (spelled out in written form with sentences,punctuation and clarity!),we get in touch with God himself who has written us his love letter. Journaling helps me write from my heart to God. But,his voice is most often heard in stillness, which takes uninterrupted timenot rushing here and there. In Psalm 119,NKJV,we are reminded to meditate on the excellencies of the W ord of God. In verse 105 we read,Your word is a lamp to my feet and a light to my path. To be adept at communicating in written and oral form,we must be willing to learn and apply knowledge. Lets not throw the baby out with the bath water. Even in this technological age,we dont have to neglect ageless truths. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent. Ageless truths and modern communication Pause And Consider Jan Merop Metro ServicesAries (March 21-April 20) Sometimes as challenging as life can be,you take chances and push yourself further,Aries This could prove a week to do some risk-taking and exploring new ideas. Taurus (April 21-May 21) It could take a lot to raise your ire this week, Taurus. However,if your mood is already set to simmer,you may have a fullblown boiling over at the slightest taunt. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Itis easy to bury something and ignore it,Gemini, but its not always easy to face a problem head-on. Make an effort to figure out issues that keep recurring in your life. Cancer (June 22-July 22) Take a few moments to focus on your future, Cancer,rather than just what needs to be done in the present. Open your mind to real long-term goals. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23) Arguments can quickly turn stressful,Leo. So try your best to avoid any confrontations this week and your body will thank you. Unresolved issues could pop up. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22) You are overly focused on the minute details of the things you do,Virgo. But somehow the bigger picture has escaped your perusal lately. Remedy that this week. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23) Your curiosity could get the best of you this week, Libra. You may end up delving into things that are better left unturned. Take a step back and find a new focus. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Dont set yourself up for frustration,Scorpio. Avoid any people who cause you conflict and any activities that bring you grief. Enjoy yourself instead. Sagittarius (Nov. 23/Dec. 21) Sagittarius,although you didnt think things could get much busier,this week you will find more on your plate. Dont be overly concerned. There will be time to get things done. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) More enjoyable things are on the horizon, Capricorn,and you could find yourself distracted by so many enjoyable activities. Try to schedule one per week. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) No one can solve your conflicts better than you, Aquarius. Although your options seem to be a little stifled as of late,youll find the way to impart changes. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) The planets are giving you the cosmic go-ahead to get things done,Pisces. So dont delay your actions any longer. Famous birthdaysJuly 29 Martina McBride,singer,46; July 30 Peter Bogdanovich,director,73; July 31 Mark Cuban,entrepreneur,54; Aug. 1 Adam Duritz,musician,48; Aug. 2 Edward Furlong,actor,35; Aug. 3 Martin Sheen,actor,72; Aug. 4 Roger Clemens, athlete,50. Libra needs to take a step back, refocus Memories of childhood abuse are still haunting young mother Horoscope Dear Abby Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect.

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C M Y K LIVING 12B PAGE News-Sun Sunday, July 29, 2012 During the 16 days of the 2012 London Olympic Games,theres sure to be no shortage of tears, triumphs,Gatorade or royalty.Whether your only exercise is dialing for pizza delivery,or your family likes a good old-fashioned rivalry,get into the Games with our bingo cards.The bingo game is designed to be played throughout TV coverage of the entire Games.If you see or hear an occurrence listed on your card,mark it off.There are five cards to pick from.If youve got more than five playing,you can photocopy the cards.Even with duplicate cards,the person who watches the most coverage will have the biggest advantage.First one to cover the card wins the gold! Courtney Ortega,McClatchy NewspapersILLUSTRATIONS BY CHRIS WARE/MCT