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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING Cary Pigman is one of three candidates running for the 55th Florida House District. Pigman is Sebring resident, a Republican and a doctor at Florida Hospital. Aclose friend of Representative Denise Grimsley, who termed out of the seat, Pigman has decided to follow in the footsteps of his friend to try to make a difference in the local community. This is a person (Grimsley wonderfully well informed, very careful, very considered, making very hard but good decisions for the district. I want to emulate her example, Pigman said. Theres a couple people like her in every state legislature that makes things get done. Kind of quiet people NEWS-SUN H ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, August 10-11, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 99 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 93 75C omplete Forecast PAGE 10A Acouple of afternoon thunderstorms around F orecast Question: Do you think the US unemployment situation is getting better or worse? Next question: H ave rising food prices had an effect on your shopping? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Online Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Better 25.7% Worse 74.3% Total votes: 136 Classifieds7A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby9B Editorial & Opinion3A Healthy Living4B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times9B R eligion6B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle9B Index www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, financial goals; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 3 3 2 2 100 years of Sebring Decade by Decade Almost anotherS ebring Junior Boys fall i n World Series final SPORTS, 1BPest preventionT ips to help you keep p ests out of your home PAGE1 0BHogs & Hot RodsM otorcycles and cars to be t he stars Saturday in Sebring PAGE2 A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Randy Johnson is running for the State House of Representatives District 55 seat, open because incumbent Denise Grimsley is running for the state senate. This would not be Johnsons first term in Tallahassee. He represented Osceola Countys District 41 in the state house from 1998 to 2006. He said he had a productive legislative career, chairing several committees and being the sole author of an amendment to the constitution. His amendment, requiring the information of who would pay for the cost of any constitutional amendment proposal he cited as an example the high-speed rail, which Johnson proud of conservative credentials C ANDIDA TE P ROFILES Johnson Pigman News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR S ebring High School baseball coach and general education instructor Brian Buck Rapp (leftoom full of n ew teachers Wednesday afternoon during the school districts New Teacher Orientation. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING Asea of excited and anxious n ew faces filled the commons at Hill-Gustat Middle School Wednesday as the Highlands County School District welcomed theirn ewest employees during the New Teacher Orientation. T eachers spent the entire day getting to know their fellow instructors, the administrators and getting a crash course on teaching. Highlands County School District Director o f Human Resources and Recruitment Vivanne Waldron said that all of the new i nstructors are new to the school district. e have 64 here today. They are all brand new to the (schoolo f them are brand new to teaching, Waldron said. T he nearly 70 teachers will fill mostly eleNearly 70 new teachers prepare for upcoming year News-Sun staffSEBRING Miranda Ming, the 18-year-old from Sebring who was involved in a single-vehicle accident onO range Blossom Boulevard Sunday night, was still alive i n a Miami Hospital Thursday morning. T he Florida Highway Patrol reported that it was informed at 2:44 p.m. Tuesday thatM ing had been pronounced dead at Longwood Medical Center,w here she was airlifted after the crash. On Wednesday at 4:45 p.m., the FHPsaid it was informed that Ming was alive and listed in critical condition at University of Miami Hospital. According to reports, doctors in Ft. Pierce told the family Ming had no blood flow to her brain, so she was taken to Miami for organ donation. However, once she was in Miami, doctors there found brain activity. Teens family hopes for miracle Miranda Ming still alive against all odds Ming See MING, page 5A See NEW, page 5A PAGE2AMr. Ed SaysEd Baldridge offers tails from stroke rehabPAGE4A See JOHNSON, page 6A Pigman focuses on agriculture, Medicaid See PIGMAN, page 6A News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Sebring High Schools graduating class of 1957 was small enough to fit on the front page of the Highlands County News that year. The school was still segregated. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Sebring in the 1950s is difficult to write about today. There is a huge gap in the Sebring Historical Societys newspaper record. There are no editions until December of 1957. In Sebring, 1950 opened in sorrow with the death of Orville Sebring, the co-founder of the town. By December of 1957, there was a new newspaper in the city, the sixpage Highlands County News. Still in the large format, the News dealt almost exclusively with Sebring and Highlands County news. Most of the photos were of individual faces, or groups standing together. Fisherman a nd their catches often appeared on the front page, as did photos of wrecked cars. As 1957 ended, a new city council was being seated. Mayor J.D. Hunt had not been opposed for reelection, Ben Eastman was serving as council president, and Jack Stroup was elected city clerk for the first time. Aburst of activity occurs in 1958, beginning with a proposal to four lane U .S. 27, then State Road 25. Six million dollars were needed to fund the project, but work didnt begin right away. The highway upgrade was only one of several projects funded or begun in 1958. County Road 621 connected Lorida with Lake Placid, and a road was built from the Highlands-Hardee county lines to State Road 700 in DeSoto City. It was at this time State Road 64 was extended from Avon Park to the Bombing Range. In response to the nuclear age, Sebring was chosen as the site of the 1950s: Division under the surface Courtesy photo Sebring cofounder Orville Sebring died in January of 1950. See 1950s, page 4A
C M Y K As Amy Looney dove into cold, choppy English C hannel waters in the dark of night, the faces of three people filled her thoughts during a grueling, hour-long July 14 swim. The firsti mage she saw was her husband, LTSEALBrendan Looney, who was killed in Afghanistan on Sept. 21, 2010. A my met Brendan, a stoic, driven varsity athlete a t the United States Naval Academy, on Memorial Dayw eekend in 2003. The future Navy SEALwas so nervous that friends had to coax him into talking to the pretty girl by the bar. He was the shyest person Id ever met, Amy said. But by the end of the night, he asked for my number Brendan had just become a SEALwhen he married Amy on July 12, 2008, just 48 hours before a combat deployment to Iraq. While memorable, the Annapolis, Md., ceremony also had a backdrop of profound sadness due to a groomsmans absence. Brendans Naval Academy roommate, Marine 1st. Lt. Travis Manion, had been killed in Iraq just 14 months earlier. Amys thoughts shifted to Travis as the 50-degree water felt like a straight jacket around her arms, which were trying to navigate the Channel. I thought about Brendan a lot, but I thought about T ravis too, Amy said. I know theyre probably upt here laughing. Brendan and Travis became close friends while learning how to become leaders after 9/11. It was int he Navy where both Midshipmen showed early signs of the everlasting brotherhood that makes the military Americas mostr evered institution. One night when we went out, someone bumped into me so hard that I almost fell over, Amy said. Travis went over to the guy and was like you need to apologize ... you dont bump into my friends girlfriend. It showed how quickly Travis was there to back Brendan up, she continued. Brendan would have done the exact same thing for him. TravisApr. 29, 2007, death at the hands of an enemy sniper in Fallujah, Iraq, devastated Brendan, who was about to start Navy SEALtraining. But Travis mom, Janet Manion, encoura ged him to soldier on. Think about what Travis would want, the grieving mother told Brendan. On his wedding night, B rendan, who graduated as Honor Man of his BUD/S class, presented his SEAL Trident to Janet. I need you to have this, B rendan said. I wouldnt have gotten through it witho ut Travis. With the sky even darker a nd seasickness filling her stomach, Amy saw Janets face. She also thought of Brendans parents, Kevin and Maureen Looney, andh er husbands five siblings. Their courage motivated Amy to keep swimming. 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The U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in an Afghanistan helicopter crash on S ept. 21, 2010. P eppers office collecting school suppliesSEBRING Donations c an be taken to the office of Dr. John Pepper daily during regular office hours through Thursday, Aug. 16 for the Back toS chool Book Bag Bash that is taking place on Saturday, Aug. 18. The supplies will be distributed on Aug. 18 at theB oys and Girls Club, 111 N. Martin Luther King Blvd. between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m.R ed Hat monthly Bunco and luncheon setSEBRING The monthly Red HattersB unco and Luncheon will be held at The Caddy S hack Restaurant (across from Harder Hall) at 11:30 a.m. today. Lunch is Dutch treat and there is a $2 donation to playB unco. Guests need not know how to play and all R ed Hatters are welcome. For more details, call 382-9882.Mason District doing child IDsSEBRING Mason D istrict 25 will be doing child ID for children up to 18 years of age from 1 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in front of B elks Department Store. There is no charge for particpation. Patrons will get a CD with your childs pictures, voice,f ingerprints, emergency information and DNA.Celebrate Kids Night on the TownS EBRING Its Kids Night on the Townin D owntown Sebring from 5-8 p.m. today. Its fun for the whole family with tons of fun, kid-friendly activities: Chalk Walk ArtC ontest at Brenner Pottery (call 446-3874 to register); cake walk; puppet show; dunk tank; Art Party Tables sponsored byH ighlands Art League; games; DJ music; Child I.D. Kits; Self-Portraits at the Lazy Painter Studio; fun food of hot dogs, cotton candy, sno cones and popcorn; free admission to the Childrens Museum of Highlands; drawing for two free bicycles, sponsored by Rent King. Several Downtown Sebring merchants are offering incredible deals and discounts during this Destination Downtown Sebring event. For more information about the monthly Destination Downtown events, visit www.DestinationDownto wnSebring.com. This event is co-sponsored by the Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency. For more information about the CRA, visit www.DowntownSebring.o rg.Henscratch Farms hosts Grape Stomp FestivalSEBRING Festival attendees will join together at the grape stomp tent to do the Lucy (stomp grapes) in an attempt to crush two tons of grapes for this years Foot Stomped Vintage. Participants in the stomp may purchase the finished wine complete with their picture on the label and the caption, Foot Stomped By My Diligent CO MMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A News-Sun staff reportsSEBRING There will vehicles on two wheels, four wheels and maybe even three wheels as the second annual Hot Rods & Hogs hits Circle Park on Saturday as part of the monthly Saturday Night Cruise. This time the classic cars and trucks will be joined by custom American and metric motorcycles. Lora Todd, secretary for the Heartland Riders Association and one of the coordinators, said Saturday nights show will be a preview of the upcoming Sebring Thunder, Sept. 14-16 and Run to the Heartland, Oct. 5. s really kind of neat. A lot of the bikers have classic cars and a lot of the people who have classic cars also have motorcycles. They will stand around and talk to each other about what they have or used to have. Its really neat to hear some of their stories, Todd said. Sponsored by the Saturday Night Cruise and the Heartland Riders Association, Hot Rods & Hogs will not only have the motorcycle and car show, but there will also be merchandise vendors, the downtown merchants will be open and there will be food and ice cold Budweiser available. There will also be music by Chief and The Mustang. This is the second year for the family-friendly combination show. Hot Rods & Hogs will be going on from 5-8 p.m. Saturday at Circle Park. Second Hot Rods & Hogs is Saturday Special to the News-SunSEBRING Dr. Pepper Snapple Group and national non-profit KaBOOM! awarded Highlands County Habitat for Humanity a$ 15,000 Lets Play Community Construction grant. The grant is part of Lets Play, a community partnership led by Dr. Pepper Snapple Group to get kids andf amilies active nationwide. e are thankful for this grant and hope that our community will assist i n the matching part of the grant. We live in such a wonderful community filled with folks who try to be good neighbors. Ahuge part of our mission is to help families with children and Ic ant think of a better way to help our local kids than to provide a safe place for them to play and dream of the future, said Habitat Board President Rev. Ronald DeGenaro. H ighlands County Habitat for Humanity has been awarded these funds to build a large outdoor playg round for the children living at Masons Ridge. The playground will be built by Habitat staff and local community volunteers and will be located adjacent to the neighbor-h oods community center. Aminimum of $9,000 in matching funds is required to start the project and it must be completed by July 10, 2013. The playground will benefit approxi-m ately 120 children. Contributions to the project can be made by sending a donation to H ighlands County Habitat for Humanity. Call 385-7156 for details. e are confident that we will raise the necessary matching funds as weve already received some interestf rom local organizations and local families who believe in the importance of outdoor play for our kids said Sarah Pallone, director of development for Habitat. Were extremely excited about the project and hope to involve as many people as possible. Local Habitat awarded $15,000 Lets Play grant Special to the News-SunFORTMYERS Samira K Beckwith, president and CEO of Fort Myers-based H ope HealthCare Services, announced Monday that it will conclude offering hospice care in Highlands, Hardee and Polk counties.T he not-for-profit hospice is confident that community n eeds once filled by their organization are now met by fellow not-for-profit hos-p ice, Good Shepherd Hospice. Our mission is to provide quality care wherever it is needed. When we beganH ope Hospice in midFlorida, we met the needs of individuals and families in a reas where services werent available, B eckwith said. When Good Shepherd Hospice announced plans to expand their services, we saw that patients have access to thec are they need and our services had become duplicative. Hopes mission is fulfilled. Beckwith said the transition of about 150 patients and families should be com-p lete within the coming month. H ope staff members will receive employee assistance during the transition and will have an opportunity to interview for positions withG ood Shepherd Hospice which, under its agreement with Hope, will hire many of Hopes employees to ensure ongoing continuityo f care for Hopes patients. Both of our hospice organizations believe thatt he not-for-profit hospice care model is best for the c ommunity. By choosing not to duplicate services, we will ensure that cost-effective and comprehensive end-of-life care will contin-u e throughout mid-Florida, said Kathy Fernandez, presi dent and CEO of Chapters Health System. Debbie Harley, executive d irector of Cornerstone Hospice, stated that C ornerstone Hospice was unaware of the changes that were being made betweenH ope and Good Shepherd. I have to say, Im a little upset as I sit here thinking t hat one good hospice, Shepherd, is the be-all enda ll of hospice care, Harley said. As for the future of the employees and patients at the hospices that will bec losing its doors, Harley has not heard what the other hospices plans aree. e work on just as much as a commitment as other hospices. We stand just as ready as Hope to takeo n patients and families. We are still a viable option for p eople facing life-ending illnesses as any other hospice in the area. We are willing and able to take on any patients and personnelt hat Hope loses. Our door is open, we are happy to take them on. We are a small hospice but we take pride in our commitment to care,H arley said. Hope HealthCare to halt hospice care in Highlands See WIDOW, page 6A
C M Y K They are posted online within seven days of receipt, although the goal is to make them available within 24 hours. Eventually,other agen-c ies in the executive branch will be included. P roject Sunburst was a welcome response to the missteps Scott and his staff made whenh e took office in January 2011. Then,several emails m ade during the transition were deleted a violation of open-records laws. Alas,it turns out that the state wasnt getting sunshinef rom Project Sunburst,but rather shadows. A fter the Tampa Bay Times/Miami Heralds Tallahassee bureau questionedw hat it called an unrealistically high percentage of f avorable emails on the public database,Scotts office acknowledged that two email accounts existed,and that the office had been posting correspondence from just one t he one used almost exclusively by the governors politi cal supporters. According to the Times/Herald,that emaila ddress email@example.com was not on the offic ial state website,but does appear on many tea party websites across the state, under the heading Governor Rick Scotts email. T hus,instead of being able to read online the official e xecutive branch correspondence,Floridians were treated to such stimulating emails as Please stand strong,e Support you!and Dont s top fighting!!! Verified Voter Rolls:Amen! T hats not transparency,its treacle. It also proved to be misleading. Although emails from the governors official account have always beena vailable via a public records request,according to the Times/Herald,reporters acting at the urging of Scott have relied on the Sunburst database for official emails,t hinking they were all included. Several reporters have u sed those emails to gauge public sentiment on several issues. I nstead,they were getting partisan PR spin. ... S cott trumpeted the launch of Project Sunburst as an unprecedented open and transparent windointo how state government works,andh elped fulfill his campaign promise to make government m ore accountable to the people. Its time the governor starts living up to the hype. A n editorial from the Panama City News-Herald. OTHERVIEWPOINTSANOTHERVIEWPOINT 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 8 63-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. firstname.lastname@example.org SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516s email@example.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. firstname.lastname@example.org A DVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. email@example.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. firstname.lastname@example.org CIRCULATIONT ONY MCCOWANExt. email@example.com BUSINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONExt. firstname.lastname@example.org EDITORIAL& OPINION www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 10, 2012Page 3A Sunburst doesnt shine light it promised In May,we applauded Gov. Rick Scott when he announced he was creating Project Sunburst,which was supposed to make public all the governors emails and those of his top staff. It has been suggested that Robinsons departure presents the opportunity to reassess Floridas heavy reliance on the FCAT as a measure of student progress and school accountability. But thats more a legislative matter than a bureaucratic one. That said,in replacing Robinson we urge the Florida Board of Education to look for someone who is more collaborator than combatant. Robinsons topdown approach to education reform drove an unnecessary wedge between the DOE and the school districts. He is leaving a department that recently admitted to botching the latest round of school gradings,which would seem to add weight to school superintendentsearlier call for an independent review of the DOEs testing regimes. People in Tallahassee have manipulated the FCAT standards both up and down so many times over the last couple of years that its hard to know what the results mean any more,Dan Boyd, Alachua Countys school superintendent,wrote in a Speaking Out published in The Sun last May. Last February,the Florida Association of District School Superintendents sent Robinson a lengthy letter detailing its objections to the DOEs ever changing grading and accountability standards and suggesting numerous alternative approaches. It provided a starting point for a cooperative effort that was largely ignored. Ending the cold war between the DOE and the school districts ought to be high on the next education secretarys list of things to. Collaboration,not confrontation,is key to solving the accountability puzzle. An editorial from The Gainesville Sun. Next education secretary needs to be more of a collaborator, not combatant Florida Education Commissioner Gerard Robinson is headed for the exit. Whatever else he may have accomplished,Robinsons combative leadership style made him a lightning rod; seemingly forever at odds with the states school superintendents and school boards. Make sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number.Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words.We have to make room for everybody.Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S.27 South, Sebring, FL 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 385-1954;or e-mail email@example.com EDITORIALPAGEPOLICY (Sigh.we had the conventional wisdom thatB arack Obama was in trouble. Now,he is said to be o n the ascent since presumptive Republican Presidential nominee MittR omney seems stalled. Some pundits suggest r ecent polls and Electoral College projections indicate Obama is destined to beat Romney. One teeny-weenie bit of a dvice:dont count Romney out yet. F irst,forget Fox News pundit Dick Morrisclaim that the media is trying toc reate a sense of momentum and of inevitability a bout the Obama candidacy.Morris writes that he has seen state-by-state polls o f a firm he has known and respected for years,and they show Romney well positioned in key states. Fair enough about secret p olls. But as anyone in the news media,or who has worked for it and Im sure Morris himself knows,its utter bilge that the mediais trying to createa sense of moment um and inevitability. Theres no big media con-s piracy with editors and reporters trying to create an image to elect Obama. News outlets and reporters compete with one another.I f you believe the Morris assertion,then let me tell you about a nice,furry bunny thatll hop into your house on Easter and hidec andied eggs. A recent daily tracking poll by Rasmussen a favorite firm of GOPers put Obama with a slight lead over Romney,47 to 45 percent. So is Rasmussen part of this mediathat is trying to create a sense of momentum and inevitability or do we just exclude the ones that dont fit into institutional defining? Actually,theres speculation Rasmussen is the firm Morris is talking about. Lockstep partisanship is lucrative and affirms a partisan choirs existing political biases,but its better to listen to clinical analysts who dont have partisan axes to grind,such as the University of Virginias highly accurate Larry Sabato. Sabato repeatedly stresses that this race is a question mark,will go down to the wire and hinges on the economy and how its perceived. Heres one of his tweets:or Nov. 6, Romnes British blunders are less important than 1.5 percent GDP growth. Here are a just a few reasons why pundits falling into the trap of joining in on the moments fashionable narrative may wish to hold back on implying Romney is toast: Obamas 2008 Coalition Erosion:Yes,Obama has a higher likability rating,but hes leaking 2008 supporters. Gallup wrote this about a new poll:Eighty-six percent of voters who say they voted for Barack Obama in 2008 are backing Obama again this year,a smaller proportion than the 92 perc ent of 2008 John McCain voters who are supporting 2 012 Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Nine percent of 2008 Obama voters have s witched to supporting Romney this year,while 5 percent of McCain voters have switched to Obama. Republicans Unify A round Romney:So much for primary predictions that the GOP wouldnt get behind Romney.The desire to get Obama out trumps( excuse the expression) all. The GOPs coalition is b ack in place. Dont Underestimate R omney in Debates:In some primary debates he ruthlessly focused in message,content and attack. Big Bucks:Once again, T eam Romney trounced Team Obama in monthly fundraising. NBCs First Read wonders whether a sea of negative advertisingw ill hit a saturation point,but Romnes campaign war chest will negate some traditional incumbency advantages. Republican Media and Social Media Cohesiveness: Douglas Brinkles excellent new book on Walter Cronkite reminds us of when conservatives felt frozen out in broadcasting and unable to get their message out. Talk radio, Fox News and social media narrowcast messages and help keep partisans thinking rightin line. Historys Poetry:History often creates ironies or neat narratives. Will Americas first African-American President turn out to be a one-termer who voters booted out and deemed a failure? Or will he turn out to be returned to office to serve two terms,confirmation that his first term was, in personal terms at least, acceptable? Will the rhythm of recent history continue the trend giving GOPers control of the White House the bulk of the time? Conventional Wisdom is Ephemeral:Its really pack punditry,which is OK except voters dont always follow it. Joe Gandelman is a veteran journalist. CNNs John Avlon named him as one of the top 25 Centrists Columnists and Commentators. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Dont count out Mitt just yet Independents Eye Joe Gandelman
C M Y K control center for the civil defense Southeastern Command. Special equipment was sent in by the fed-e ral government, including litters, cover-alls, blankets and gloves. At the local Kwik Check, sugar was 39 cents for a fivep ound bag, bacon was 49 cents a pound, and lean ground beef was selling for 45 cents a pound. January 1, 1959 the News p rinted a front story by Ray Caldwell reporting that the winning of the Ridge Grid Title was the highlight of 1958. All the Blue Streak teams, basketball, footballa nd baseball had winning seasons, he wrote, and the g ridders put their school on the map with the first Ridge Conference Championship in2 1 years. There were two controvers ial municipal issues in 1958 and 1959. One was the proposed sale of the Sebring power plant and a transfer to the FloridaP ower Company. The controversy came f rom the power company bypassing the Sebring Utilities Commission andm aking its $2.25 million bid to the city council. C ritics of the sale also argued that the utility made a profit and should not be soldi n the first place. In any case, they said, the utility commission by charter had the polic y-making power and as such had sole control over the utili ty. Proponents responded that as city assets, the power plant belonged to the people and as such should be undert he control of the council. On March 5, 1959, the issue came down to a city council vote. The members voted 3 to 2 in favor of the utilities commission. On April 30, The H ighlands News reported a state bill providing for a r elief and pension protection for firefighters. The issue went to a referendum. Voters approved the new fund, to which the city would con-t ribute a tax not to exceed three tenths of a mil. Aboard of trustees, made up of the mayor, the fire chief and three firefighters,w as selected to oversee the new fund. In June, the Florida Power Company tried again to get the city to sell its electric utility, but the commission a gain refused. It began an expansion program of its own. In its response to the power company, the Newsq uoted the utility commission telling the company, We will n ot be interested in any proposition from Florida Power Company except fort he sale of power at wholesale rates. I n July, a small historic moment occurred when three Cuban helicopters made af uel stop at the Sebring airport during the small window of coexistence. They were a p art of the Cuban Revolutionary Government u nderFidel Castro. In August of 1959, work was well underway on C.R. 621 on the east and south of Lake Istokpoga. Fifty-fivep arcels had been bought for the SR 25/US 27 widening project. The parcels cost a total of $270,649. Gone were three service stations, a restaurant, a fruit s tand, a novelty shop, an ice house and the Walker Memorial Sanitarium, plus a several churches. Efforts to create a commun ity hospital in Sebring met with obstacles and resistance, w ith increased taxes being the major concern. Aspecial public hearing to g auge resident opinion was held on Oct. 1. Only 92 peop le turned out. They voted 4031 against building a hospital. A ccording to the News, Ill gladly make a donation, but dont put your hands in m y pocket and take money from me,said a bespectacled gentleman. In November, a hospital tax levy was killed during ac ity council meeting in a 2-2 vote. Growth during this time shows up in additions to several schools and the buildingo f Fred Wild Elementary School. The total number of students was 4,319. Schools, however, were still segregat-e d. It shows in the student count listed as 631 white high school students and 517 Negro high school students and in other ways. For example, on Jan. 8, 1 959, the newspaper ran a item announcing, Aworks hop for white teachers during the 1959-60 school year was approved. I n October of 1959, a white man and a black w oman in Venus were arrested on charges of cohabiting. She was also charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor. P assing into the 1960s Sebring was no closer to d eciding what to do about building a hospital and who should provide city electrici-t y. As the News wrote in front p age editorial One thing is certain ... (the city difficult problems to solve,b ecause of the citys rapid growth and the increased demands for services. T he first few hours in stroke rehab involve being evaluated. Since you spend a lot oft ime in bed, the facility has to look at your butt. No lie. They have to check for bed sores, tom ake sure you are healthy and they have to make sure they are properly treating every ailment. S o grin and bear it, crack a smile and be prepared to reveal your bum. I later learned it was the insurance mafias, butt division for rehab centers, thatr equired the checks. They have whole divisions devote d to booty patrol. Just like falling in the hospital, the insurance mafias are seriousa bout cabooses. The first nurse who took a look was real apologetic, and complementary, which helps, but she still asked to see it. During the admitting, the nurse was real cool. Shee ven laughed when I replied Not since it was made illeg al to her question about smoking. We laughed and joked, but she still said, Mr. Baldridge, I am sorry, but it is policy Theres a little redness, she said. Near the top. Then she left for vacation.S he was riding a motorcycle from Florida to Sturgis, the yearly biker rally in S outh Dakota. Heh, her rear was going to be more sore t hen mine after that ride. I had already laid in bed for most of five days and, face it, everyone sweats. Before the stroke, I almostn ever sweated. Now I always felt like I was in a sauna with a heater under a beaver fur coat complete with raccoon hat. We are poor; I couldnt afford mink. S he wasnt the first to see my full moon. I learned in h igh school how to properly and timely moon people. I even minored in college asa lunar exhibitionist, but I gave it up when our firstc hild arrived and cell phones with cameras were invented. I didnt want one of the children browsing YouTube and discoveringD ad had a life and a few drinks BC (before children The next morning someone new arrived, said Mr. Baldridge and asked to see my buttocks. It was hard to roll over with the paralyzed arm and leg, but it was nice to be on my side instead of my back, so I made the effort and released the Kraken for her. She made some notes then thanked and left. Hmm. OK. I could understand a second opinion. Im not Brad Pitt, but I do havea muscular butt, however. She didnt explain or comment at all. About an hour later, two women arrived to view, and discuss, my posterior. Mr. Baldridge, if you would please show your rear someone in a slick business dress with a black leatherlooking binder asked. What do you think? the sharp dressed administrator asked. Does look a little red in this area, the other replied. Probably just a little bit of heat rash. I would recommend a topical, she said. Heat rash? Seriously? I am relatively positive it was heat rash. No one has literally drowned in sweat, but I was so done my belly button had popped like a Butterball turkey timer. DidI mention that the thermostat was broken in my room? I am not making this up. It was stuck on 75 degrees and would not budge. Edgar, my first roommate, was snug inside h is three blankets, but I was basting like one of those rotisserie chickens at Walmart. Ofc ourse it was heat rash. The administrator agreed to ask the doctor inc harge about the topical and they left without so much as how do you do. The next hiney attack c ame late that night. I had finished a cold washcloth bath. I wasnt allowed to shower yet by insurance mafia decree, and had hauled my sorry butt intob ed under a gifted fan when another person entered and s tarted with Mr. Baldridge, before she said she had a topical cream andw ould like to see my bottom. G eez. What was that, like five, six? I was getting frustrated by now. They say that is a side effect of the stroke, but really? Thism any times? She helped me to roll over and exposed my b um to the fan, which really felt kind of good. I dont see a problem, s he said. While she was taking a t hird look at her paperwork, I explained how my wife had rubbed a little aloe on ita nd it already felt better. ell, the doctor prescribed a topical cream, s he said. Thats nice, I tried to r eply.With my slur, I think it must have came out like Pffflpt tice because she just stared at me with a quizzical look on her face. A nd then she did something that I never would have expected in a million years. Let me take a picture of that. No kidding. Before I could flop over on my back,s he snapped a digital picture of my tooshie for the i nsurance mafia and fled the room. I was astounded. I was flabbergasted. It seems like I had just f inished ranting about it all and had went to sleep mad when I heard another knock on the door. Despite the six hours of sleep, I was stilli rritated so by the time there was a second knock and the familiar Mr. Baldridge I decided I would make a defiant stand.I would make a statement for bedridden patients everywhere. I would show them, I thought as I pulled my shorts down showing my rear. I was mad at having to expose myself so many times. Where was the dignity? I was put-off so I made a split decision to put it out there. I was showing my tail and proud to do it. Uh, housekeeping? she said. Ooops. I had just mooned the housekeeper. She didnt bat an eye, but I could see the small smirk on her face as she began emptying trash. I just lay there, trying to process the embarrassment while humility washed over me. I didnt know what to say. I wanted to apologize but finally figured that the best way to handle it was to roll back and be pleasant by not saying a word. Ed Baldridge is a News-Sun staff writer. Page 4ANews-SunFriday, August 10, 2012www.newssun.com F RAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; Friday ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 2 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 2"; Black plus three; process, soliciting ad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 9 9 C OWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 8/10/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 3 5 5 1 1 Showing my tail ... Mr. Ed Says Ed Baldridge Continued from page 1A 1950s saw start of widening US 27 project A political cartoon from the Highlands County News showed that public improvements, tourism and housing were key issues as 1957 arrived in Sebring. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING No action was taking regarding the Circle Park trees issue Tuesday evening. In the absence of two council members, city staff decided to table the agenda item. City Administrator Scott Noethlich stated that we wanted to wait until we had full council representation. The Circle Park trees have been brought back to the council after The Community Redevelopment Agency voiced concerns about leaving a bare space on the circle for stage set up. The council will decide whether to add a live oak to the bare section between South Ridgewood and West Center. Council tables Circle tree plan
C M Y K Feet. The wine is ready in November, just in time for the holidays; pre-ordering at the festival will guaranteey ou get as many bottles as you would like at the special festival price. Afour-hour concert by none other than the talentedH enscratch Legends will be keeping the farm upbeat with great oldies style country/rock. At the band tent at 12:30 p.m., will be a Lucy Look-A-Like Contest with prizes for the first, second and third places. Included in the day is the farms walking tour, feeding the chickens and a presentation in the winery with complimentary cheese and wine tasting. As you walk the farm, enjoy all-you-can-eat grapes or take some home for only 99 cents a pound. The Ice Cream Shack and Wine Bar will be open and dont forget to look for the girl serving frozen Wine. Bellinis barbecue and hot-dogs are on the menu for lunch. Entrance cost is $6 per person. Children 6 and under are free. Lawn chairs and umbrellas recommended. The Grape Stomp Festival is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.Tri Chamber Mixer set at HLTSEBRING Take a break from politics to attend the Tri-Chamber Mixer at Highlands Little Theatre from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday. As a not-for-profit organization this is a campaign free zone. Refreshments, beer, wine and backstage tours will also be featured. In conjunction with the mixer, HLTwill dedicate its new Roy Riedy Library and Archives at 5:30 p.m. After a brief ceremony, networking will continue in the Drs. Thakkar Pavilion. Attendees are welcome to bring brochures, flyers and other p rint materials for exchange. Atable will be designated to d isplay these for convenience. Highlands Little Theatre is in the Altvater Cultural Complex in downtownS ebring at 356 W. Center Ave.Good Dog class set for SeptemberSEBRING Highlands County YMCA, 100 YMCA Lane, will offer a summer dog obedience and behavioral modification course, Good Dog. The course is being offered to all citizens and visitors of Highlands County. One does not have to be a member of the YMCAto partake. This is a six-week course, which will begin at 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7. The class meets each Saturday for approximately one hour. The classes are held under cover at the basketball courts to keep owner and dog cool along with protecting us from possible summer show-e rs. Good Dog is geared t owards dogs of all ages and levels. The course will focus on good manners, obedience and behavioral modifications. Upon completion oft his course, you will have learned how to communicate b etter with your dog and have fun doing it. Many techniques are utilized including positive reinforcement to help motivate both you and your dog. Some of the exercises you will be instructed to include: Sit, down, stand, stay, come, heel/walking on a loose lead and more. Topics to be addressed are geared towards each individual student, i.e., calm greetings, jumping, barking, biting and other problem solving techniques. The AKC Canine GoodC itizen Test will be available for those wishing to obtains aid certification at the end of the course. GSD (Gods Special Dog), Good Dog mascot will visit with the class and help with theirs ocialization training. The instructor has 30-plus y ears of experience in dog training and behavior modifications. She has titled dogs in AKC, Search and Rescue, Cadaver Dogs, Narcotics, Tracking and Evidence Indication, Personal Protection, Therapy Dogs and Registered Service Dogs. Puppies and dogs must be current on their vaccinations. Cost is $50. Space is limited. To pre-register, call 6559080. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 10, 2012Page 5A DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 8 8 4 4 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 92472 publix liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 3 5 5 4 4 LAKELAND COMFORT SHOES; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, 8/10,15; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 3 5 5 5 5 Martial Arts America; 3.639"; 3"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 6 6 3 3 Continued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS AFacebook post by her step-father, Scott Pearce, said that Mings outlook is very g rim and she needs a huge miracle since there is nothi ng doctors can do to help her condition through surgery. ith this new diagnosis of some brain function from UM hospital, we have some hope that God can change things. We all understand the gravity of her situation, but giving up on Miranda is not an option, he wrote. A ccording to the FHP a ccident report, Ming was driving a 2002 Jeep Liberty south on Orange Blossom B oulevard south of Sebring at 11:15 p.m. Sunday when, for an unknown reason, she drove off the road on the west shoulder and hit a mailbox. Ming then crossed to the other side of the road, the F HPreported, and traveled a bout 100 feet on the east shoulder. Ming over-correct-e d, going back to the other s ide of the road and going another 100 feet before her Jeep overturned on the driv ers side and ejected Ming, w ho was not wearing a seat belt. Alcohol was not a factor in t he crash, the FHPsaid. A Facebook page has been set up at http://www.face-b ook.com/PrayersForMirand a for those wishing to offer messages of support. Continued from page 1A mentary positions throughout the count y. The majority of these teachers, about 60 to 70 percent, will be in elementarys chools, said Waldron. Elementary school vacancies are a r esult of a number of things, according to Waldron and recruitment manager Meribeth Colicci. Alot of the elementary teachers move up to positions at middle and high s chools, said Colicci. Most of our retirees this year were from the elementary level, so that also plays a role in the vacancies, said Waldron. D uring the orientations, break-out section veteran instructors Brian Buck R app and wife Allison Rapp (both Sebring High School instructors) spoke to a group of teachers about dealing with the different aspects of high s chool. L aurie Davis, a former Cracker Trail E lementary instructor who now will teach at Avon Park Middle, went overt opics that take place mainly in element ary and middle schools. Everything from eye contact to ethics w as discussed during the breakout sessions to ensure that the instructors are p repared for every scenario that may a rise during their first year in Highlands C ounty. With so many cuts being made throughout the school district, Waldron is most concerned with training instruct ors and creating vital parts of the dist rict that will stick around through the years. We have people from all over Florida, Louisiana, Ohio, New York, Pennsylvania. This group is very diversea nd recruitment this year was challenging because our department has been cut s o much. Its hard to do this job with the few people we have working in my d epartment, Waldron said. According to Waldron, district office cuts have had a huge impact on thee veryday function of the departments. The HRRPD was cut down to nine employees (including Waldron) from 14 in the past two years. I know they are being cut a lot at the school levels as well, but the district cuts have been deeper, Waldron said. T he 64 new teachers spent their day immersed in classroom management, technology, ethics, performance, VAM (value added measure h andful of other training sessions. Continued from page 1A N ews-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Sixty-four new instructors fill the room at Hill-Gustat Middle School Wednesday. Highlands County School District welcomes the newbies for the 2012-2013 school year. Teachers from all over attended Wednesdays New Teacher Orientation for training and management sessions as well as familiarize themselves with administrators and personnel. New teachers prep for school year Mings family praying for miracle In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096
C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunFriday, August 10, 2012www.newssun.com FAITH LUTHERAN CHURCH AND SCHO; 3.639"; 2"; Black; main; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 3 3 1 1 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 8/10/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 4 8 8 m embers, Amy frequently clutched Janets arm and told her she wanted Brendan and Travis buried side-by-side. The Manionsb ravely moved their son from Pennsylvania to Arlington National Cemetery, where he rests for eternity beside Brendan. B onded by immeasurable loss, Amy grew close with J anet, her husband, Col. Tom Manion (Ret.t heir daughter, Ryan, especially as Travismom suffered from cancer. I thought about the challenges she went through and h ow motivated she was by the impact she had on others, Amy said. Janetsw ords echoed through my mind. Janet Manion died on Apr. 24. Yet as Amy finally saw a boats light in theE nglish Channels darkness, she heard Janet speak. Brendan would be so p roud of you, she said. Amy swam the English Channel relay to honor the fallen with six fellow A mericans deeply impacted by war, including military w idows and combat veterans. Five swimmers received funding from theT ravis Manion Foundation, the organization Janet founded and Amy later joined, to complete their journeys. Each has a com-p elling story. When Janet Manion was laid to rest, a silver bracelet w ith Travis and Brendans names was on her wrist. arriors for freedom, it reads. Brothers forever In less than five years, A my Looney, 31, saw the darkness of losing her husb and and two close friends. Yet every single day, she keeps swimming toward the light. s not about the goal, A my said. Its about the journey and the people you meet to get there. To find out more about Tom Sileo or to read features by otherC reators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit www.creators.com. Continued from page 2A Widow swims to honor memory of SEALs he opposed was approved b y the state Supreme Court. Currently single with two g rown children, Johnson said he began his career in the Navy as a carrier pilot who flew 200 missions off of three ships. He enjoys flyingt o this day. He also ran a Naval Training Center. Then he went into private business. Johnson moved to Sebring from Osceola in 2011. H e is in negotiations to open a new business in the industrial complex out by the airport. The discussions are still under way, he said and preferred not to say more, although he did say he expected to create jobs. Johnson said he has always loved Central Florida and sees it as an area of great potential. He pointed to the Sebring airport. Its exceptionally well located, well run, with a decent length of runway. It is cargo compatible. In fact, Johnson said, the entire county was ideally located, with a decent infrastructure. I see an opportunity, he said. There is a workforce, road access, a willing government. You can go in any direction port to port. Im excited about the inland ports being discussed for Okeechobee and St. Lucie. Highlands County has more to offer than business potential, Johnson said. It has the natural beauty to draw employees. It is stunningly beautiful, he said, the lakes and the wildlife. Regarding the present e conomy Johnson has concerns. People are barely making it. Theyve lost 40 percent of their assets and are living on a fraction of the money they had, he said, adding that taxes are a burden, ... a heavy boot on the neck of the families. I want to shrink this government to get out of the recession, he said. I believe in Ronald Reagans trickle down and supply side. He feels government should get of the way of the entrepreneurs, so he is opposed to government regulation. He is also proud of his conservative credentials. He has a 100 percent rating from the Florida Family Planning Council and the Christian Conservative voting guide. For example he supports expanding laws requiring waiting periods for divorce for couples with children, except in cases of domestic abuse, supports requiring a science teacher to provide a critical analysis of the theory of evolution and opposes gay marriage. The first thing (Ill do in Tallahassee) is completely review every statute and ordinance from state to city and get rid of those things that inhibit business, Johnson said. We have to make Florida the business capital of America. Continued from page 1A who arent waving flags or d rawing attention to themselves, but carefully get the business of the state done, Pigman said. Plus, this is a rural district. Anything ande verything I can do to make agriculture flourish in the 55th district is important to me. Pigman has a few main g oals if elected into office. One of the main issues is Medicaid. The medical home concept is an idea that Pigman fully supports and has alreadyb egun work on as a physician. I want to continue to work with (Medicaid make it a better system.M ake it one thats driven more by the outcomes. So m uch that we do in medicine currently is based on once the complications come fixing the heart attack when the heart attack happens, goingo n dialysis for kidney failure. Id like to move Medicaid t oward the medical come concept, Pigman said. The medical home concept p rovides a team approach for patients and people with c omplex illnesses. Agriculture is Pigmans second biggie as hed escribes it. One consideration for a country is food independe nce, thats strategic. We want to be food independent. L ets switch over to a regional perspective. The bottom line is if the 55th district was to lose cattle or dairy or citrus, not only would thosei ndustries collapse but all the businesses that support those industries would collapse. This area would turn into a scrub land with very littlep roperty value, tax revenues would collapse and the community itself would collapse. So while there are other industries and businesses int he area, we cant let that industry fail. We must do everything we can to support that business because it supports everything else in this area, Pigman said. P igman wants to work on job creation in the state three w ays. First, creating a regulatory environment (one that provides regulation but doesn ot strangle businesses), also a fair tax scheme for busin esses and an efficient use of allocations for education and Medicaid. Pigman agrees with Tallahassees term limits forr epresentatives and feels, as a professional in the communit y, that his election would be a contribution to the community If Im so blessed to be elected and so competent to b e re-elected, after your eight years is up you come back to your town and resume yourp rofession. For me that provides the right incentive. It really motivates you to do r ight for your district, because, by golly, thats w here youre going back to, Pigman said. Continued from page 1A P igman running for State House seat Johnson running for State House seat The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.orgNational Night Out was a success, according to Highlands County Sheriffs Office Public InformationO fficer Nell Hays. The national event has taken place each summer for just shy of 30 years. Hays has coordinated the locale vent for the past several years. Seven locations participated on Tuesday evening: Reflections on Silver Lake, Tanglewood, Oak Ridge, Veranda Breeze,L eisure Lakes, Tomoka Heights and Tropical H arbor. It went fabulous, said Hays. I was very pleased with the turnouts at each of the l ocations. The largest turnout of residents was at Tanglewood. According to Hays, approximately 225 residents got outo f their homes and into the streets to meet and mingle. I was most surprised with the turnout at Leisure Lakes. I was expecting about4 0 people but we had at least 60 show up. It was great, H ays said. Nation Night Out brings t ogether local law enforcement and residents to raise awareness regarding crimew hile heightening community relations and spirits. N early 30 deputies and law enforcement personnel w ere present at the seven locations Tuesday evening. It was so good to see. E veryone was having a blast, socializing and eating a nd just getting to know one another, Hays said. H ays hopes to expand next years event to more communities throughoutH ighlands County. Residents show up in numbers for National Night Out events Courtesy photo Oak Wood residents mingle amongst neighbors and Highlands County Sheriffs Office deputies Tuesday evening during the annual National Night Out. HCSO provides food and activities for residents in seven local communities to heighten community spirits and crime awareness.
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, August 10, 2012Page 7A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282010CA000156AOOOXX CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. FARIDE A. SARMIENTO; 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. 282010CA000156AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL M ORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and FARIDE A. SARMIENTO and UNKNOWN TENANT(S 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: THE EAST 5.00 FEET OF LOT 3, ALL OF LOT 4, A ND THE WEST 25.00 FEET OF LOT 5, BLOC K 154, OF SEBRING HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 97, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS AND EXCEPT THE NORTH 10 FEET. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance 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 Michala k Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA001939AOOOXX AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL J. STROBEL; SUNTRUST BANK; LINDA C. CASSIDY; STEPHEN H. CASSIDY A/K/A STEVE CASSIDY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHEL J. STROBEL; 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. 282009CA001939AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and MICHAEL J. STROBEL; SUNTRUST BANK; LINDA C. CASSIDY; STEPHEN H. CASSIDY A/K/A STEVE CASSIDY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MICHEL J. STROBEL and UNKNOWN TENANT(S SION 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: THE NORTH HALF OF LOT 6 AND ALL OF LOT 5, BLOCK P, LAKE SHORE PARK, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 1, 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 (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 Michala k Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, pursuant to the provisions of the Fictitious Name Act, Section 865.09, Forida statutes, as a mended, intends to register with the Florida Department of State, Division of Corporations with the fictitious name of ``LookThruMyEyes'', in Highlands County, Florida, under which the undersigneds office is at 2374 Lakeview Dr., Sebring, FL 33870. And will engage in business in ``multiple'' Florida County's. That the party interested in said business enterprise is as follows: ``LookThruMyEyes''. Dated at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, Tuesday Aug. 07, 2012. NellettCo: DBA ``LookThruMyEyes'' By Charles and Stefanie Nellett Owners 2374 Lakeview Dr., Sebring, FL 33870 (863 2012. August 10, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No: FC 12-556 Division: Shinholser IN RE: THE MARRIAGE OF: TROY ALLEN DAVIS Petitioner and DEBORAH DAVIS Respondent NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: DEBORAH DAVIS YOU ARE HEREBY 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 to it, if any, on the petitioner, TROY ALLEN DAVIS, whose address is: 3247 Northern Boulevard Lake Placid, Florida 33852 A copy of such written defenses, if any, must be served on or before August 24, 2012. The original of such written defenses must be filed with the clerk of this court, before service on the petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerk's office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules Of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on July 19, 2012. CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2012 NOTICE OF MEETING DATES SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES The regular monthly meetings, planning workshop, and budget workshop of the South Florida State College District Board of Trustees will be held, with the general public invited, as listed below: Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Hardee Campus, 2968 US Hwy 17 N, Bowling Green, FL W ednesday, September 26, 2012 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr. Avon Park, FL W ednesday, October 24, 2012 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Lake Placid Center, 500 Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, FL Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Planning Workshop 4:00 p.m. Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr. Avon Park, FL Wednesday, December 5, 2012 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr. Avon Park, FL Wednesday, January 23, 2013 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. DeSoto Campus, 2251 NE Turner Ave. Arcadia, FL Wednesday, February 27, 2013 Board Meeting 5:00 p.m. Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr. Avon Park, FL 33825 Wednesday, March 27, 2013 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Hardee Campus, 2968 US Hwy 17 N. Bowling Green, FL Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr. Avon Park, FL Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Budget Workshop 4:00 p.m. Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr. Avon Park, FL Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Highlands Campus, 600 W. College Dr. Avon Park, FL Wednesday, June 26, 2013 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. Lake Placid Center, 500 Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL Wednesday, July 24, 2013 Board Meeting 6:00 p.m. DeSoto Campus, 2251 Ne Turner Ave. Arcadia, FL General Subject Matter to Be Considered: Items of interest to the District Board of Trustees, including but not limited to, personnel matters, policy matters, business affairs, academic and student affairs, curriculum grants, agreements, purchasing/construction, fee changes, monthly financial report, and other routine business. A copy of the Agenda may be obtained by contacting the President's office at (863 IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS MEETING, THAT PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. August 10, 12, 2012 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 20-2011-CA-000721 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-15 Plaintiff(s vs. WILLIS S. CHANDLER JR., MARTHA B. CHANDLER, et al. Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that under and by virtue of that certain Final Judgment made and entered in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida in the above entitled cause on April 15, 2012, Case No. 202011CA000721 wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, is Plaintiff and WILLIS S. CHANDLER, JR. and MARTHA B. CHANDLER, et al, are Defendants. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk of the above Court, will between and during the legal hours of sale, to-wit, at 11:00 A.M. on the 31st day of August, 2012, the same being the day set by said Final Judgment, offer for sale and sell at public outcry for cash in hand to the highest and best bidder at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S outh Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida, that certin property more particularly described as follows: Lot 86, Block 143, PLACID LAKES, Section 11 according to a revision of a re-subdivision of Placid Lakes, Section 11, as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 77, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Street Address: 120 Gates Avenue, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Said property will be sold to satisfy the Final Judgment above referred to and all sums mentioned therein. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, IF ANY, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK NO LATER THAN SIXTY (60 IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER SIXTY (60 AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration no later than seven (7 two (2 tice. If you are hearing impaired call 1.800.955.8771; if you are voice impaired call 1.800.955.8770. DATED this 20th day of July, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk (SEAL August 3, 10, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2009-CA-000641 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. RUSSELL ATTREE; SWAINE & HARRIS, P.A.; TRIANGLE CHEMICAL COMPANY; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; SUNTRUST BANK Defendant(s AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order rescheduling foreclosure sale dated July 24, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000641 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff and RUSSELL ATTREE are defendant(s 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 22, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, t o-wit: THAT PART OF FRACTIONAL SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 37 SOUTH, RANGE 30 EAST, IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS: BEGIN AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE CENTERLINE OF STATE ROAD 25 AND THE COUNTY ROAD KNOWN AS STATE JOB 09650-2151-03-41; RUN SOUTH 78 DEGREES 38'52'' WEST, ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF THE COUNTY ROAD, 518.88 FEET TO A POINT OF CURVE, THE CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 2,864.79 FEET AND A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 8 DEGREES 13'50''; RUN WESTERLY ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF THE COUNTY ROAD ON THE ARC OF THE CURVE, A DISTANCE OF 411.53 FEET TO A POINT OF TANGENCY; RUN SOUTH 70 DEGREES 26'02'' WEST, ALONG THE CENTERLINE OF THE COUNTY ROAD 70.01 FEET TO A POINT; RUN SOUTH 01 DEGREES 24'28'' EAST, 36.83 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE COUNTY ROAD, BEING THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE RUN SOUTH 70 DEGREES 26'02'' WEST, ALONG THE RIGHT OF WAY LINE, 323.74 FEET; RUN SOUTH 30 DEGREES 35'32'' EAST, 410.42 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE WATERS OF LAKE PLACID; THENCE MEANDER NORTH 63 DEGREES 14'15'' EAST, ALONG THE WATERS OF LAKE PLACID, 93.97 FEET; THENCE MEANDER NORTH 78 DEGREES 00'07'' EAST, ALONG THE WATERS OF LAKE PLACID, 86.52 FEET; THENCE NORTH 09 DEGREES 17'36'' WEST, 61.22 FEET; RUN NORTH 31 DEGREES 41'09'' WEST, 104.42 FEET; RUN NORTH 01 DEGREES 24'28'' WEST, 253.32 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 at SEBRING, Florida, this 25th day of July, 2012. 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 August 3, 10, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-11-00887 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, vs. ALVIN B. NEEDHAM; ALICE L. NEEDHAM; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; LEISURE LAKES H OME OWNERS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC. FKA LEISURE LAKES PROPERTY OWNERS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC.; and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 27th day of August, 2012, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 22, IN BLOCK 7, OF LEISURE LAKES SECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 1st day of August, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941 within two (2 notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 800-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 11, GRAN-LORE RANCHETTES FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 76, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 24th day of July, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941 within two (2 notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 800-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-09-001115 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. GERALD L. DUNCAN A/K/A GERALD DUNCAN; SYLVIA L. DUNCAN A/K/A SYLVIA DUNCAN; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR TAYLOR, BEAN AND WHITAKER MORTGAGE CORP., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 17th day of October, 2012, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011 CA 000671 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-BC1 Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF RALPH MCADOW A/K/A RALPH E. MCADOW, DECEASED, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION T O: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF RALPH MCADOW A/K/A RALPH E. MCADOW, DECEASED, AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR PARTIES, NATURAL OR CORPORATE, AND WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST RALPH MCADOW A/K/A RALPH E. MCADOW, DECEASED, OR ANY OF THE HEREIN NAMED OR DESCRIBED DEFENDANTS OR PARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED Current residence unknown, but whose last known address was: 5616 COUNTY RD 17 SOUTH, SEBRING, FL 33870-5306 AND TO: ADA MAY LEILANI MCADOW; AMANDA OPUULANI; and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendants who are not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants Current Residence for ADA MAY LEILANI MCADOW is Unknown, but whose last known address was: 5616 COUNTY ROAD 17 S, SEBRING, FL 38370 1959 LAKE BLVD, APT 106, DAVIS, CA 95616 Current Residence or AMANDA OPUULANI is Unknown, but whose last known address was: 5616 COUNTY ROAD 17 S, SEBRING, FL 33870 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: LOTS 6, 7, 8 AND 9, BLOCK 9, OF MAP OF DESOTO CITY SECOND SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 39, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or before September 3, 2012 or within thirty (30 first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 24th day of July, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000487 ONEWEST BANK, F.S.B., Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE JANET M. HOLMES, DECEASED; et al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE JANET M. HOLMES, DECEASED Subject Property Address: 839 Lake June Road Lake Placid, FL 33852 Current Address: Unknown ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A A NAMED DEFENDANT(S KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 10, OF HORTON'S LANDING ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 839 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses on or before September 3, 2012, a date which is within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This Notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on July 24, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp (COURT SEAL Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GCS 12-688 Judge: Langford THE NATIONAL COMMUNITY NETWORK & COALITION OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, INC., a Florida Corporation Plaintiff(s -vs.S.E. HODGES and IRENE JENKINS Trustees of the Avon Park Progressive Civil Club of the County of Highlands and State of Florida; and HELEN BOONE, sole heir of Queen Coward Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY T O: S.E. Hodges Residence and Address Unknown Last Known Address Avon Park, Florida Irene Jenkins Residence and Address Unknown Last Known Address Avon Park, Florida or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grante es; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to Quiet Title for the following described property, to wit: Lots Twelve (1213 Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Transcript Book, Page 19, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Parcel ID Number A-26-33-28-030-0020-0120 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s dress is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before September 3, 2012, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on July 23, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk July 27; August 3, 10, 17, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12-269 GCS MICHAEL J. SMITH 6 400 E. Lane Sebring, FL 33870 Plaintiff, vs. DOROTHY L. GREENE, ET AL D efendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: DOROTHY L. GREENE whose last known address was: P.O. Box 609 Wellborn, Florida 32094 TIMOTHY L. GREENE whose last known address was: 90984 Highway 42 S, Coquille, Oregon 97423 PATRICIA H. SMITH whose last known address was: 6608 Foster Road, Sebring, FL 33870 and all unknown natural persons if alive, and if dead or not known to be alive or dead, their several and respective unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other parties claiming by, trough, or under those unknown natural persons; and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees or any other person claiming by, through, under, or against any corporation or other legal entity named as the Defendant; and all claimants, persons, or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under the a bove named or described defendant or party or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the lands hereinafter described, AND ALL OTHERS IT MAY CONCERN. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title to the following described real property in Highlands County, Florida: N 1/2 of the SW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the NW 1/4, less the W 25 feet thereof for road easement, lying and being in Section 18, Township 35 South, Range 29 East Highlands County, Florida, aka 6608 Foster Road, Sebring, FL has been filed against you by Plaintiff, MICHAEL J. SMITH, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, on Clifford M. Ables, III, Clifford M. Ables, III, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 551 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on or before September 3, 2012, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. DATED this 1st day of August, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000540GCAXMX SECTION NO. Civil MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v KRAIG KWILINSKI; JULIE KWILINSKI; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS W HO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. N OTICE OF ACTION TO: ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose on the following real property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 14, Block 15, SEBRING HILLS SOUTH, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 8, Page 93, in the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. ADDRESS: 305 Cardinal Ave., Sebring, Florida 33872-3016 has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, Highlands County, Florida, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to the Complaint, if any, to Gregory A. Sanoba, Esq., 422 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801, on or before September 3, 2012, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney o r immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATE: July 25, 2012. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 1050L egalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION F ILE NO. PC 12-317 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY CHRISTIE DUMONT a.k.a. MARY C. DUMONT 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 MARY CHRISTIE DUMONT a.k.a. MARY C. DUMONT, deceased, File Number PC 12-317, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; that the decedent's date of death was July 1, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $13,368.00 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Patricia A. Dumont 306 Lark Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 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 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is August 10, 2012. Person Giving Notice: /s/ Kathleen G. Rapp 655 Moon Ranch Road Sebring, Florida 33870 Attorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: email@example.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Tele: (863 August 10, 17, 2012 1050L egals CLASSIFIEDS Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876
C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, August 10, 2012www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282010CA000351XXXXXX WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-1, Plaintiff, vs JOSE R. RODRIGUEZ, et al Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant an Order or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated June 28, 2012, and an Order Resetting Sale dated July 31, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282010CA000351XXXXXX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BANC OF AMERICA ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 2006-1, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-1, is the Plaintiff and JOSE R. RODRIGUEZ; IRIS RODRIGUEZ; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 1; UNKNOWN TENANT NO. 2; and ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT TO THIS ACTION, OR HAVING OR CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED, are Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, on the 27th day of August, 2012, at 11:00 am, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 36, IN BLOCK 282, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with DisN N O O T T I I C C E E O O F F P P U U B B L L I I C C H H E E A A R R I I N N G G P lease take notice that a public hearing of the Board of Directors of the Sebring Regional Airport and Industrial P ark Community Redevelopment Agency will be held at 1:00 p.m. on the 23 rd day of August, 2012, in the Hend ricks Field Center of the Airside Center located at 128 Authority Lane, Sebring, Florida. The Board of Directors w ill consider a proposed update to the existing Community R edevelopment Plan and other matters relevant to such business. Interested persons are welcome to attend and provide input for the Boards consideration. P ursuant to Section 286.0105 of the Florida Statutes, a s amended, the Sebring Regional Airport and Industrial P ark Community Redevelopment Agency will hereby advise t hat if any interested person decides to appeal any decis ion made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the proceedings, he or she will need a record of t he proceeding and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings i s made, which record includes the testimony and evid ence upon which the appeal is to be based. T he Sebring Regional Airport and Industrial Park Community Redevelopment Agency does not discriminate upon the basis of an individuals disability status. This non-disc riminatory policy involves every aspect of the Boards functions including ones access to participation in, employment of, or treatment in its programs and/or activities. 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August 12, 2012 By: Scott Crutchfield Scott Crutchfield, Chair August 10, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA000900AOOOXX SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. LARRY E. ROGERS A/K/A LARRY ROGERS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY; UNKNOWN TENANT(S THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 23rd day of May, 2012, and entered in Case No. 282009CA000900AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court o f the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., is the Plaintiff and LARRY E. ROGERS A/K/A LARRY ROGERS; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DEPARTMENT OF TREASURY and UNKNOWN TENANT(S 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 28th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: SEE EXHIBIT ``A'' Exhibit ``A'' UNIT 7-A, THE MANORS II: COMMENCE at the Southeast Corner of Block A of W.F. Johnson's First Addition to Avon Park, as per plat recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 23, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 25 seconds West along the South Line of Block A for a distance of 247.00 feet for a POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 89 degrees 55 minutes 25 seconds West for a distance of 32.50 feet; thence North 0 de-g rees 11 minutes 43 seconds West for a distance of 133.67 feet; thence South 89 degrees 55 minutes 25 seconds East for a distance of 32.50 feet; thence South 0 degrees 11 minutes 43 seconds East for a distance of 133.67 feet to 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 D AYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or s ervice 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 1st day of August, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk August 10, 17, 2012 NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that Sebring Mini Storage, Too and Sebring Mini Warehouse intends to sell the personal property described below to enforce a lien imposed on said property under the Florida Self Storage Facility Act Statues (section 83.80-83.809). The owner will sell at public auction on or after August 24, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at 1500 Lakeview Drive, 1251 Hawthorne, 542 Lemon, and 531 O-mul-la-oee. NAME UNIT Rosa Lewis D18 Suzanne McCullough D35 Rosa Miller E21 Raymond Parks #18 Brendalyn Cole #21 Spencer London #22 Tomika Green #25 & #61 Joel Brown #28 Marilyn Jones #79 & #84 Units are said to contain household goods. The sale may be cancelled in the event of settlement. Should it be impossible to dispose of the goods on the day, the sale will be continued on such succeeding sale days thereafter as may be necessary to be completed. August 10, 17, 2012 1050L egalsDUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, August 10, 2012Page 9A Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youredoing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876 CROWN VICTORIA'02. 81,707 mi. Good tires, 8 cyl. Well kept. $5,000. Call 863-655-1285 2001 TOYOTACOROLLA / Gas Saver Cold AC / Automatic / 4 Door / Very Clean / Original Condition Inside & Out / Good Tires. $3,800 OBO. 863-465-9100 or 863-465-1713 9450Automotive for Sale TIRES (2235 75R15. $80.00 Call 863-465-3266 TIRE 20565 B15. $40. Call 863-465-3266 9350Automotive Parts& Accessories2004 DODGEDAKOTA / Club Cab / V-800 / Low Mileage. $12,000. Call 863-414-2769 9200Trucks 9000 TransportationPONTOON BOAT18' 50hp Yamaha, oil injected motor. Tandem wheel trailer. All in excel. cond. $4300. Call 863-699-0307 or 863-465-2364 8050Boats & Motors 8000 Recreation UNIVERSAL CARRIERHarmar/AL001 for Class 2 Hitch. New $568. Asking $425. Call 863-471-1953 TRANSPORT WHEELCHAIRPaid $120. Asking $60. Excel cond. Call 8 63-471-1953 POWER CHAIR,PRIDE JAZZY SELECT TRAVELER New. $1800 obo. Call 863-471-1953 MANUAL WHEELCHAIRLightweight, like new. Paid $800. Asking $500. Call 863-471-1953 JAZZY WHEELCHAIR/ ELECTRIC BRAND NEW $400.00 OBO CALL 863-402-4071 OR 863-274-9915 7560Medical Supplies& EquipmentNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida m ust be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies RIDING MOWERCraftsman IC LT1000, 16HPOHV, 42"cut. Model 917. Like new. $400. Call 863-699-2171, leave message. FOR SALEWalker Mower 2000 hrs. 56 in. deck. Call 863-382-4918 7400Lawn & GardenGENERATOR 5500watt. Never used. $250. Call 863-446-0595 or 863-202-6776. 7380Machinery & Tools SPRING LAKEESTATE SALE ENTIRE HOUSEHOLD 501 Dogwood Dr. FOLLOW SIGNS OFF Hwy. 98 August 11 and 12, 2012 Opens Sat. 8am and Sun. at Noon G arage Full, TOOLS 2 Bdrm. Sets, Many Chest of Drawers Many Sm. Desks Sofas, Many Recliners, O ccas. Tables, MANY Bkcs. Full Like New Fridge China Cabinet, Buffet, Servers, O ld Pharmacy Cabinet, Kitchen Full, Sets of Dishes TVs, Records Old Spanish Coins Silver $s. Jewelry MUCH MORE Sale by THE FURNITURE DOCTORS 30 Years in Highlands County 863-414-7388 S EBRING THUR.SAT. 8 ?. 1700 Roberta Ave. Furn., household, tools, lawn & misc. 7320Garage &Yard Sales 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 S TROLLER GRACO/ Blue / Canopy Excellent condition. $30. 863-873-3801 SONY PLAYSTATION2. $30. CALL 863-385-4147 ROCKER/RECLINER CHAIR, blue fabric $65 863-214-8462 PEDESTAL DININGTABLE w/leaf, solid wood. $100 Call 954-326-2001 ORGAN LOWERYw/foot pedal, dual keyboard, call for more details. $100. Call 863-453-0460 leave message. NINTENDO WIIGAMES, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, $10. Call 863-385-4147 NEW CARPETDifferent sizes. $30. Call 863-465-3266 LAMBORGHINI RCCar $10. Call 863-385-4147 KITCHEN SINKStainless Steel D ouble Tub with Faucets. $20. OBO 863-655-3728 KENMORE ELITEDRYER Large Capacity Heavy Duty. Excel cond. $100. Call 863-465-1952. JUICER /Sharper Image / Fruits & Vegetables / LIKE NEW (3 TIMES 863-385-4612 GEORGE FOREMANGRILL Used twice. $12.00. Call 863-446-0972 FREEZER WHIRLPOOL20 cu. ft. upright. Works great. $100 Call 863-465-1264 ENTERTAINMENT CENTERFits 32" TV. Glass doors, beige, good cond. $100 obo. Call 863-452-2623 END TABLES& Lamps (2 $75 Call 863-257-0597 DRYER KENMORE.Good cond. Call 863-453-0460 leave message. DOUBLE BED/ Mattress / Headboard Box springs. $100. 863-214-8462 DISHWASHER -Excellent Condition with Book ( Don't use anymore 863-655-3728 CUPS &SAUCERS Beautiful, some floral, most made in England. Many varieties, over 500 to choose. $15.00 Call 863-382-8301 CERAMIC TILEBRAZIL, Majopar. 3" X 91/2", off white, nice pattern. 8in box, 30 boxes. All for $70. 863-253-3550 CAR TOPX-CARGO CARRIER $100 obo. Call 863-452-6439 CAR RAMPS/ SET. $25.00 863-382-0329 BICYCLE -GIRLS 20 inch, Almost New. $25. 8638733801 10FT. ALUMINUMStraight Ladder, 2 of them, $15 each or both for $25. 863-253-3550 7310Bargain Buys HUGE STORAGESHED 11' High, 11' Wide, 20' Long. Hurricane wind resistant, $2200. Call 863-471-3273 leave message if no answer. B ILOXI GETAWAY Sept. 3rd to 6th $220. P.P. Dbl. Occup. free play & much more @ Beau Rivage Call Rita Dawson @ 863-452-4647 ST 3755 6 Licensed & bonded BEAUTY SALONEQUIPMENT S hampoo Bowl Stations Chairs with Hair Dryers FOR INFORMATION CALL 863-214-9596 or 863-382-3960 7300Miscellaneous TELEVISION HUTCHw/glass cabinets sides, 4 shelves w/2 door cabinet. $250. Call 863-414-3804 DINING SETBroyhill, 6 chairs, 2 leaves, excel cond. $250. Call 863-446-0595 or 863-202-6776. 7180Furniture 7000 Merchandise SEBRING AVAILABLE .3922 Kenilworth Blvd, 3000 sq ft, $1100/mo : BA, lg overhead doors, near Sebring High School. Call Chip Boring 863-385-0077 or Cell 863-381-1298 OFFICES &WAREHOUSES w/large overhead garage doors. 2905 SR 17 N orth. 1560 sq. ft. 4860 sq. ft. Call 863-471-7971 or 863-385-3209 6750Commercial RentalRENTALS STARTINGAT $500 A MONTH. Ask about special incentives lowering your rent to $408 a month. Call Ronnie Carter 863-414-3203 C entury 21 Advanced All Service Realty, Inc. 6500MiscellaneousR entals SEBRING -NICE2 BR/, 2BA/, near YMCA/Lakewood Area. New paint, screened rear porch w/utility room. Backyard storage shed. $585 mo., $500 sec./1 yr lease. Sorry Rented SEBRING -Large 4BR, 2BA, Living rm., Dining rm., Laundry rm., Mostly tiled floors throughout. Fenced yard. $650 Monthly. 863-446-1861 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly No Smoking, No pets. 863-402-1142 LAKE PLACID SYLVAN SHORES Newer, Clean 3/2, 1 car garage. Non smokers. $795/mo. 863-465-3838 or 863-441-2844 6300U nfurnished Houses 6300Unfurnished Houses LAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Furnished 2/1, a ppliances, A/C. $550/mo. + $50 water. 863-465-1354. ** SEBRINGHILLS ** 3BR, 2BA, Washer / Dryer, Lg, Lani, Above ground pool. $800 Mo. 1 year lease, 1st & Last Sec, Dep. Call 83-458-0867 6250Furnished Houses PLACID LAKESNice, Lg. split plan, 2/2, W/D hookup, screen porch, fenced yard. Near Golf. Water incl. $500 mo. C/H/A. Excellent Cond. 954-695-8348 A VON PARK* LEMONTREE A PTS 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. 1 BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 S EBRING -1 & 2 BR,1BA. T ile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $395 $600/mo. Gary Johnson, 8 63-381-1861. RELAX ATLake Isis Villas* Luxurious 1BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200U nfurnishedApartments PLACID LAKES/ Studio Apartment. Kitchenette, Fully Furn., W/D avail., Golf Course. 2 People Maxim. Monthly or Yearly. $395. incl. all utilities & cable. No pets. 954-805-5630 LAS PALMASAPARTMENTS Under New Management. 2/1, basic cable, pool, water, tennis court, on site laundry all included. Join us at Las Palmas Apartments. 863-212-0185 LAS PALMASAPARTMENTS Under New Management. 2/1, basic cable, pool, water, tennis court, on site laundry all included. Join us at Las Palmas Apartments. 863-212-0185 1 BEDROOMFURN. APT. FOR RENT AVON MOBILE HOME PARK 55 PLUS PARK. SORRY NO PETS. 863-453-3415 1350 N. LAKE AVE. 6150FurnishedApartmentsSEBRING NICE3/1 Duplex (3rd room could be office or bedroom, but no closet) Great Location. Washer & Dryer in unit. $600 per/mo. plus $600 security to move in. Call (954863 451-1030. 2004 Fernway St. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals SEBRING-UNFURNISHED 2BR,1BA, Tile throughout, W/D hookup, Stove & Ref. C/H/A. Very Quiet. Great location 1 mile to US 27. Lot Fee $225. Mo. A Must See! $28,500. Call 786-230-5009 PALM HARBORVILLAGE Red Tag Sale Over 10 Stock Units Must Go New Homes Start at $39,900 800-622-2832 ext 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile HomesSELL YOURHOUSE IN 48 HOURS Any Price or Condition. Short Sales Okay. Private Investors. Call us at: 239-200-9593 4320R eal Estate WantedSEBRING 12920US HWY 98. 2/1 House. Large property, on Lake w/Dock, work shed, W/D. For Rent w/lease option. $700/mo. + 1st/last security. Call 561-967-7161 4180Duplexes for SaleAVON PARKVILLA For Sale By Owner. Completely Re-Done, 2/2 w/Carport, new metal roof 2 yrs. old. Easy inexpensive living. $50,000. Call 863-443-3543 4120Villas & CondosFor SaleSEBRING 12920US HWY 98. 2/1 H ouse. Large property, on Lake w/dock, work shed, W/D. For Rent w/lease option. $700/mo. + 1st/last, security. Call 561-967-7161 4080Homes for SaleSebringSPRING LAKE541 Serenade Terrace. CBS, 3/2, attached garage, new roof, porch, Florida room, many extras, carp et & ceramic floors. See Saturday & Sunday after 2pm. Call 305-885-1621 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial WILLIAMSON FAMILYFarms 2 months experience needed 30 Temporary workers needed in Water Valley, MS from approximately Aug. 1, 2012 Nov. 3, 2012. Following Supervisors instructions the worker will be clearing ground of rocks, sticks & roots by hand. General field & fence maintenance. Preparing the ground for planting. Covering potatoes with use of the bedding machine & covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand with knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Riding mechanical transplanter and loading slips in planting cups. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Divining plants by hand. Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May also harvest potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack potatoes by size, quality or type. Load & unload boxes on trucks or trailers. Clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment (All tools will be provided at no cost to the worker) Will also plant, cultivate & harvest purple hull peas. Will also plant, cultivate & harvest watermelons. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Two months experience needed for hand cutting slips and use of mechanical transplanter & mechanical diggers. Workers will be paid the highest of $9.30 per hr. or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity, 3/4 guarantee, 35 hrs. per week, housing, equipment & transportation provided at no cost to worker who cannot reasonably return their permanent residence at the end of each work day, must be 18 years or older. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be reimbursed upon completion of 50% of the work contract or e arlier if appropriate. We participate in the E-Verify program and workers must have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Apply or send resume to the nearest local office if the Job Center in your area using job # MS 54821 WE ARELOOKING FOR CARING INDIVIDUALS FOR THE FOLLOWING Full Time Business Office Manager-Accounts receivable, Billing/Collections & Codingexperience preferred. C .N.A.-All Shifts L.P.N.-Weekends and 11pm-7pm. Apply in Person: Kenilworth Care & Rehab Center 3011 Kenilworth Blvd. Sebring, Fl. 33780 www.kenilworth.com Drug Free Work Place WANTED: TRACTOR/LOADER/ HEDGER OPERATOR Some mechanical ability & Florida driver's license required. Drug Free Workplace. Call 863-465-2821 or apply @ 109 Arron Dr. Lake Placid, Fl. Monday Friday, 8am. to 11am. or 1pm. to 4pm. STANLEY STEEMER Now accepting applications for CLEANINGTECHNICIAN Good Driving Record / People Person 863-655-2158 For Instructions. SEEKING PART-TIME MEDICAL BILLING/COLLECTION Minimum 3 years experience a must. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 firstname.lastname@example.org SATELLITE INSTALLATIONTECH Needed, must have Truck/Van & basic tools, will train. Send resume to: email@example.com 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 2100H elp Wanted PARKER -SMITH Farms 2 months experience needed 24 Temporary workers needed in Calhoun City, MS. approximately Aug. 1, 2012 Nov. 3, 2012. Following Supervisors instructions the worker will be clearing ground of rocks, sticks & roots by hand. General field & fence maintenance. Preparing the ground for planting. Covering potatoes with use of the bedding machine & covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand with knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Riding mechanical transplanter and loading slips in planting cups. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Divining plants by hand. Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May also harvest potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack potatoes by size, quality or type. Load & unload boxes on trucks or trailers. Clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment (All tools will be provided at no cost to the worker) Will also plant, cultivate & harvest purple h ull peas. Will also plant, cultivate & harvest watermelons. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Two months experience needed for hand cutting slips and use of mechanical transplanter & mechanical diggers. Workers will be paid the highest of $9.30 per hr. or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity, 3/4 guarantee, 35 hrs. per week, housing, equipment & transportation provided at no cost to worker who cannot reasonably return their permanent residence at the end of each work day, must be 18 years or older. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be reimbursed upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier if appropriate. We participate in the E-Verify program and workers must have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Apply or send resume to the nearest local office if the Job Center in your area using job # MS 54836. NOW SEEKING Experienced Asphalt Personnel & Foremen. Call 863-635-3592 MEDICAL TERMINOLOGY ADJUNCT INSTRUCTOR (P/T Terminology courses at SFSC Highlands Campus (Avon Park Must be a Medical Office Assistant, Coder, RHIT, RHIA, LPN, or have other directly related training. Teaching exp. pref. $19.88/contact hr. Open until filled. For details visit h ttp://sfsc.interviewexchange.com. (863 LPN RESIDENTSERVICES MANAGER for ALF. Exp. working in ALF setting preferred but not required. CORE certificate a plus. Fast learner independent. Apply at 5005 Sun N Lake Blvd. GREAT STRIDES PHYSICAL THERAPY Is looking for energetic PT/PTA to work in our newest ALF clinic. Come be a part of a fast growing team and help America's seniors regain their independence. Excellent salary and CEU reimbursement. 40 hour position. Fax Resume to: 813-436-8700. FRONT DESKHELP NEEDED For Dr.'s Office. Full time/Part time. Send reply to Box 119, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1100A nnouncements IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09000409GCS BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, L.P., Plaintiff, vs. PAUL D. GILES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PAUL D. GILES; SUZANNE R. GILES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SUZANNE R. GILES; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S 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 ERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OR SAID DEFENDANT(S AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST 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 15, BLOCK 7, PLACID LAKES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 4, OF THE 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 21, 2012. DATED THIS 26TH 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 26th day of July, 2012 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 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. August 3, 10, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 11-00096 DIVISION: AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. HENRY BARRY, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated July 27, 2012, and entered in Case No. 11-00096 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Aurora Loan Services, LLC, is the Plaintiff and Henry Barry, Joanne M. Barry, are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 27th day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 4, BLOCK 50, OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SIX, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 68, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 228 CUMQUAT ROAD N.E., LAKE PLACID, F L 33852 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. D ated in Highlands County, Florida this 27th day of July, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 10-00591 DIVISION: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WACHOVIA MORTGAGE, F.S.B F/K/A WORLD SAVINGS BANK, F.S.B., Plaintiff, v s. LATEEFAH HAWTHORNE, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated July 24, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10-00591 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., as successor in interest to Wachovia Mortgage, F.S.B. f/k/a World Savings Bank, F.S.B., is the Plaintiff and Lateefah Hawthorne, Samuel Hawthorne, CitiFinancial Equity Services, Inc. are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 22nd day of August, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOTS 8 AND 9, HILTON HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGE 65, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 128 COMPASS AVENUE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 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 in Highlands County, Florida this 25th day of July, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida B y: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk August 3, 10, 2012 abilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on July 31, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk, Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak AS DEPUTY CLERK August 10, 17, 2012 1050L egals Classified ads get fast results CHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgLike all dynasties the t hree centuries of the Ming, the Oakland As of the s a nd the Chicago Bulls of the 90s eventually they come to an end. Such was the case Wednesday night, as the Sebring Dixie dynasty was subdued by Sumter County, SC. Having won two straight Dixie Ozone World Series, this group sought to continue the run at the Junior Boys level, and reached the title game though with some ground to make up. They made up some of the ground with a rousing 19-9 win in Wednesdays early game, but fell 10-7 in the finale to clinch it for Carolina. The two teams had faced one another early Tuesday, in perhaps the most riveting game of the tournament, a 9inning, 3-2 South Carolina win. Sebring bounced back with a 16-3 thrashing of Team Tennessee to get them to the championship round, but having to stop Sumter County twice. In the opener, Team Florida, who head coach Dean Frazier had said wasnt hitting consistently as normal, sure kicked it into gear, scoring six in the top of the first. Seth Cannady started the opening rally with a walk of South Carolina starter Ryan Touchberry, before Jimmy Peck stepped to the plate. Mondays hero, with a record setting three home run game and nine RBI in a Sebring win, Peck reinjured a balky back in his at bat and was forced out of the game. Luis Lugo, however, pressed into emergency duty, came through with a single to left before a balk moved both runners into scoring position. Josh Crouch followed with a rocket through the Sumter third baseman to bring two runs in. Daniel Simons then drew a walk and one out later, Jay Bible blooped on into short left to load the bases. David DeGenaro singled one home and with two outs, Brendan Doty brought in two with a single to left. Cannady then was plunked by a pitch and during Lugos at bat, a wild pitch brought DeGenaro in for the 6-0 lead. lot of teams might have used that as an excuse to kind of throw in the towel, losing such a big player like that, head coach Dean Frazier said. But with these guys, they used it as a reason to fight. With them, its about the team. They all have their roles and if someone goes down, others step up and find a way Simons took the mound for the Florida squad and was greeted with a Dawson Price double before walking McLendon Sears. Jordan Holladay flew out to center, with Price moving to third, and Ron York lined one over second base to tally one run before Simons got out of it. Sebring then quickly added to the lead when Crouch walked and Simons helped his own cause with a two-run homer. Kyle Helms then singled to left and Bible to right, which prompted Hampton Rowe to come on in relief. DeGenaro grounded into a fielders choice, but a balk brought Helms in and later, after Doty drew a walk, a double steal was attempted. Doty was nabbed, but not before DeGenaro crossed home plate for a 10-1 lead. Team SC got one back in the bottom of the second, with Josh Whitley singling up the middle and moving to third when Rowes bunt attempt resulted in an throwing error to put Rowe on first. Daquan Ingram then singled Whitley in before Simons retired the next three hitters with no further damage. Sebring then added two more to the lead, with Crouch singling Cannady home and later coming in on an error fora 12-2 lead. But Carolina kept coming, with York singling through the left side to start the bottom of the third. Touchberry doubled to left center and Drew Talley walked to load the bases. Simons got the next two batters on strikes, but Ingram came through again with a single to score two. Price followed with an infield single to score another and Ingram soon came in on a wild pitch to cut the lead to 12-6 before Simons ended it with another strike out. Doty manufactured a run in the top of the fourth, as he singled to left, stole second, raced to third on a wild pitch and slid across the plate safely when the next pitch got away as well. Helms came on in relief, as Simons reached his pitch count, and was helped out by two fine defensive plays. First, after Helms struck out the lead-off batter, Doty made a leaping snare of a York liner. Later, Talley shot one into the gap in left-center, but Crouch made the long run in time to take it out of the air to retire the side. Sebring then looked to put this one away in the fifth. Crouch lead off with a home run over the centerfield fence, before Simons and Helms shot back-to-back In the 1960s, long before bass boats, electric motors, depth finders, GPSs and bass tournaments, the largemouth bass was still being pursued by fishing enthusiasts, but in a much simpler fashion. My father owned two boats, a small 12-foot jon boat that we kept staked at a small Ohio lake and a 16 Sea Nymph with a 25 hp Johnson motor. Both were equipped with state of the art oars. Growing up, we fished f requently out of both boats, often fishing with three in the boat one guy in the front, one in the back and o ne in the middle who was responsible to be the navigator and row the boat. Our strategy was pretty simple; whoever was on the oars continued to row the boat until someone caught a bass. Usually it didnt take long before one of the guys caught one, and regardless of t he size of the fish, he took over rowing the boat. It was a pretty simple method and we not only learned how to cast and catch bass, but we became excellent oars-men. We caught a lot of bass in those days, often a mixed bag of largemouth, smallmouth and an occasional walleye. Plastic worms hadnt been invented yet, nor had graphite rods and high speed reels. But we still caught plenty of fish on most every outing using what now seems pretty a ntiquated equipment. I was probably around 16years old when Crme Lures introduced their version of a p lastic worm. It was 6-8 inches long, with a propeller in front, rigged on a harness with two or three weedless hooks. Im sure many of you remember. One of my best memories w as a trip I made to Mogodore Reservoir, a small, natural body of water just east of Akron, Ohio. Launching the small 12foot jon boat, I was pretty excited to try out this new worm and before Id rowed 50 yards, I made my first cast to a small pocket of lily pads in about 5 feet of water. Mogodore was known for its gin-clear water, and as I stood to cast the worm harness, and began my retrieve I could see bass underwater moving towards my bait from every direction. Within seconds of the bait SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, August 10, 2012 Page 3B Fishin Around... Don Norton A trip down Memory Lane See LURES, Page 3B Courtesy photo D ons old lures may be a little rusty, but they still do the trick. B y TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressLONDON Dwyane Wades recovery from knee surgery is right on schedule, and the All-Star guard expects to be ready to go when the Miami Heat open thed efense of their NBAchampionship. T he way he was walking around London o n Wednesday, it would have been tough to guess he had surgery a month ago. I feel good. Rehab is going very well, Wade told The Associated Press. Im happy with it. Im more e ncouraged than I was, obviously, when I knew I had to get surgery. So Im happy Wade was in London making a promotional appea rance at NBAHouse for Gatorade, one of his longtime sponsors, and its sports science institute. If the knee surgery wasnt needed, Wade would have been in London for another reason playing in the Olympics with the U.S. squad. He helped the team win a bronze at the 2004 Athens Games and gold at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. He didnt hesitate when asked if he thought there was a chance his Heat teammate LeBron James and the rest of the U.S. men wouldnt win gold. No, Wade said. No. Simple as that. He had surgery on his left knee on July 9, after helping the Heat win the NBAchampionship despite his being bothered by knee pain and swelling throughout the playoffs. Once it was determined that he needed surgery, Wade removed his name from consideration for the Olympic team. Wade will spend a few days in London, planning to watch the U.S.-Japan womens soccer gold-medal match on Thursday, basketball and track and field, among other Olympic events. Then its off to Switzerland for meetings with a watch company that sponsors him and back home for the busiest part of his summer. Miamis Wade: Rehab going well after knee surgery See WADE, Page 3B Dixie dynasty goes down See SEBRING, Page 3B Courtesy photo Josh Crouch hit a home run in his third straight game Wednesday, helping push Sebring to the brink of a third straight Dixie World Series title. They all have their roles and if someone goes down, others step up and find a way. DEANFRAZIER Sebringhead coach MCTphoto Dwyane Wade, despite an extensively busy schedule after his knee surgery, says hes on track to be ready for the season.
C M Y K S occer sign-upsSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAbegan Fall Soccer registration Monday, July 23, for ages 3-14, with the deadline to sign-up rapidly approaching on Monday, Aug. 20. Any questions please contact the YMCAat 382-9622.Panther passesAVONPARK South Florida State C ollege 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 Passes by phone. Passes can also be purchased at the SFSC Athletic Office on the Avon Park Main Campus.Sebring Pool HoursSEBRING The Sebring High School Pool is open to the public with availabili ty Mondays through Thursdays from 67:30 p.m. and from 1-3 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays Additional hours will be added once s chool 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 T uesday 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. T he first session runs from June 1122, the second from June 25-July 6, the third from July 9-20 and the fourth from July 23-August 3. C ost 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 email@example.com.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-person entry fee. That fee, the same as last year, again 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 student athletes, with last years tournament raising more than $20,000. The tourney will begin with an 8:30 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.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 863-605-3587 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 t remendous 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 firstname.lastname@example.orgElks 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 email@example.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 prog ram will be hosting a fund raising golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 8. C ost is $55 per person, which includes l uncheon, 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.Golf FORE HomesSEBRING Mountain Top Productions presents the 2012 Golf FORE Homes tournament on Saturday, Sept. 15, at Country Club of Sebring. Golf FORE Homes benefits Highlands County Habitat for Humanity and the Masons Ridge project. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. and shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Four-person teams will be flighted by handicap. Entry fee includes complimentary practice round, continental breakfast, goodie bags, prizes, snacks and beverages on the course, and lunch and awards following play. Complimentary reception for all players the evening before on Friday, Sept. 14,at Country Club of Sebring, sponsored by ReMax Realty Plus and EMCI Wireless. A$2,000 hole-in-one sponsored by Cohan Radio Group and chance to win a new vehicle sponsored by Alan Jay Automotive Network. Entry fee is $240 per team or $320 for team and hole sponsorship. Download entry form at www.habitathighlands.org Please contact Habitat for Humanity at 385-7156 for additional information or email team information to firstname.lastname@example.org .Rockin TriSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis hosting the 2nd Rock Youth Tri Series race Sunday, Aug. 12 for ages 5-16. You can register at the Yor online at www.RHYTS.com Any questions, call 382-9622. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York6446.582 Baltimore6051.5414.5 Tampa Bay5852.5276 Boston5557.49110 Toronto5357.48211 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago6050.545 Detroit6051.541.5 Cleveland5160.4599.5 Minnesota4962.44111.5 Kansas City4763.42713 West Division WLPctGB Texas6545.591 Oakland6051.5415.5 Los Angeles5953.5277 Seattle5162.45115.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Minnesota 7, Cleveland 5 Detroit 6, N.Y. Yankees 5 Baltimore 8, Seattle 7, 14 innings Texas 6, Boston 3 Tampa Bay 4, Toronto 1 Kansas City 5, Chicago White Sox 2 Oakland 10, L.A. Angels 4 Wednesdays Games Cleveland 6, Minnesota 2 Texas 10, Boston 9 Oakland 9, L.A. Angels 8 N.Y. Yankees 12, Detroit 8 Baltimore 9, Seattle 2 Tampa Bay 3, Toronto 2 Kansas City 2, Chicago White Sox 1 Thursdays Games N.Y. Yankees at Detroit, late Toronto at Tampa Bay, late Boston at Cleveland, late Kansas City at Baltimore, late Fridays Games Boston (Buchholz 9-3 (Seddon 0-0 Kansas City (Hochevar 7-9 Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 3-2 N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 5-5) at Toronto (R.Romero 8-8 Detroit (Scherzer 10-6) at Texas (Feldman 6-6 Oakland (McCarthy 6-3 White Sox (Floyd 8-9 Tampa Bay (Hellickson 6-7 Minnesota (De Vries 2-2), 8:10 p.m. Seattle (F.Hernandez 10-5) at L.A. Angels (E.Santana 5-10L EAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Trout, LAA36287125.345 Cabrera, DET44074142.323 Jackson, DET35270112.318 Rios, CHW41268131.3184 tied at .316 HOME RUNS Dunn, CHW31 Hamilton, TEX30 Granderson, NYY304 tied at29 RUNS BATTED IN Hamilton, TEX95 Cabrera, DET95 Willingham, MIN83 Fielder, DET81 Pujols, LAA76 WON-LOST Weaver, LAA15-1 Price, TB14-4 Sale, CHW13-3 Harrison, TEX13-6 Sabathia, NYY12-3 ERA Weaver, LAA2.13 Price, TB2.49 Verlander, DET2.51 Sale, CHW2.59 Hernandez, SEA2.63 SAVES Rodney, TB34 J. Johnson, BAL33 C. Perez, CLE29 Soriano, NYY26 3 tied at23NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington6843.613 Atlanta6447.5774 New York5358.47715 Miami5160.45917 Philadelphia5061.45018 Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati6645.595 Pittsburgh6347.5732.5 St. Louis6051.5416 Milwaukee5159.46414.5 Chicago4366.39422 Houston3676.32130.5 West Division WLPctGB San Francisco6150.550 Los Angeles6052.5361.5 Arizona5655.5055 San Diego4964.43413 Colorado4069.36720 ___ Tuesdays Games Arizona 10, Pittsburgh 4 Philadelphia 3, Atlanta 0 Miami 4, N.Y. Mets 2 Washington 3, Houston 2, 12 innings Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 1 San Francisco 4, St. Louis 2 San Diego 7, Chicago Cubs 4 Colorado 3, L.A. Dodgers 1 Wednesdays Games Milwaukee 3, Cincinnati 2 San Diego 2, Chicago Cubs 0 Pittsburgh 7, Arizona 6 Atlanta 12, Philadelphia 6 Miami 13, N.Y. Mets 0 Washington 4, Houston 3 San Francisco 15, St. Louis 0 L.A. Dodgers 6, Colorado 4 Thursdays Games Miami at N.Y. Mets, late San Francisco at St. Louis, late Arizona at Pittsburgh, late Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, late Washington at Houston, late Fridays Games Cincinnati (Bailey 9-7 (Germano 1-1 San Diego (Volquez 7-8) at Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 10-5 St. Louis (Lohse 12-2 (Halladay 5-6 Atlanta (Maholm 9-7. Mets (Harvey 1-2), 7:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 9-6 (Buehrle 9-10 Milwaukee (M.Rogers 0-1 (B.Norris 5-9 Washington (Strasburg 12-5 (Cahill 9-9 Colorado (Chatwood 1-2 Francisco (Lincecum 6-11LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA McCutchen, PIT39777147.370 Cabrera, SF43480154.355 Votto, CIN29852102.342 Ruiz, PHL31347105.335 Posey, SF36248119.329 HOME RUNS Braun, MIL29 Beltran, STL26 Kubel, ARI23 McCutchen, PIT23 LaRoche, WAS23 RUNS BATTED IN Beltran, STL78 Holliday, STL76 Braun, MIL75 Gonzalez, COL74 Posey, SF73 Kubel, ARI73 WON-LOST Burnett, PIT14-3 Dickey, NYM14-3 Cueto, CIN14-6 G. Gonzalez, WAS14-6 Lynn, STL13-5 ERA Vogelsong, SF2.27 Zimmermann, WAS2.45 Cueto, CIN2.58 Lohse, STL2.79 Dickey, NYM2.82 SAVES Hanrahan, PIT33 Kimbrel, ATL31 Chapman, CIN25 Motte, STL24 Casilla, SF24 Papelbon, PHL24EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Houston1157403525 Sporting KC1274402821 New York1175383834 D.C.1173363527 Chicago1075352524 Montreal9133303543 Columbus884282021 Philadelphia7112232224 New England6115232628 Toronto FC5134192540WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA San Jose1355444528 Real Salt Lake1383423528 Seattle1057373122 Vancouver977342628 Los Angeles10113333939 Chivas USA785261421 Colorado8141252932 FC Dallas5118232632 Portland5125202037 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Fridays Game Houston at New York, 8 p.m. Saturdays Games Real Salt Lake at Vancouver, 7 p.m. Toronto FC at Columbus, 7:30 p.m. D.C. United at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Colorado at FC Dallas, 9 p.m. Seattle FC at San Jose, 10:30 p.m. 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 F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 2 2 : : 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 8 8 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . T ampa Bay at Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 7 7 p p . m m . Oakland at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . . . W W G G N N T T E E N N N N I I S S F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . ATP Rogers Cup, Quarterfinals . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 7 7 p p . m m . ATP Rogers Cup, Quarterfinals . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . ATP Rogers Cup, Semifinals . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 6 6 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . ATP Rogers Cup, Semifinals . . . . . . . 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C M Y K landing, a feisty twopounder inhaled it and I was amazed as I reeled him in that other bass were following close behind. This new plastic worm was incredible! I must have caught 50 bass that day. None larger than three pounds, but this new-fangled worm was a fishermans dream come true. Later versions in every size and color would become my favorite go-to baits. Im not sure when I got my first tackle box, but I was probably 10 or 12 years old. I didnt have much in the way of fishing tackle mostly hand-me-downs from my dad, my grandfather or my uncle. But what I had were prized possessions. Prior to the Crme plastic worm, my favorite lures were Jitterbugs, Hula Poppers, Johnson Spoons and a Johnny ONeil Weedwing. Scratched and scarred from encounters with bass and walleyes, these lures continued to catch fish in spite of their condition. I had two fishing rods. Both were 6-foot fiberglass hand-me-downs graphite had not yet been introduced one spinning and one casting. Learning to use a Mitchell 300 spinning reel was pretty easy, but far more daunting was the challenge of mastering a Pflueger Akron, and later a Pflueger Supreme baitcasting reel. Countless hours of practicing in the backyard, combined with hours spent picking out backlashes, eventually resulted in a new-found skill and confidence fishing with a baitcasting reel. Ill never forget those early days in my fishing life. Fishing for bluegills on the beds with a fly rod, driftfishing with minnows for jumbo perch on Lake Erie and doodle-socking with minnows for crappies were all part of my life from the mid-1950s, through the 60s. There were no limits on the fish you could keep back in those days (or at least I dont remember limits), and no-one had ever heard of Ray Scott and his 1970s Catch and Release concept. We kept what we caught, and fish filets were a normal staple at the kitchen table. Cleaning fish was a family ritual. My father was a big fan of Henry Ford, so it didnt matter if we were mowing grass, raking leaves or cleaning fish everything was done on an assembly line. Some of us scaled fish while others filleted them out. The end result was a fresh pile of filets that would be that nights dinner or added to the freezer for a future meal. My wife thinks I have a lot of fishing tackle. I probably do have more than the average guy, but Ive been fishing for over 50 years. So I wiped the dust off three or four old tackle boxes, and selected a dozen of my favorite old lures. Determined to see if they could still catch fish, I madea trip to Lake Lotela in Avon Park armed only with my dirty dozen. My favorite old lure, a Johnny ONeil Weedwing was my first choice. Sliding a number 11 Uncle Josh pork chunk on the spoon, I sent it sailing into and across a small island of grass and reeds. Lifting my rod tip to get the bait on the surface, it was greeted with a huge strike and a hefty threepound bass. Right on the first cast! Acouple dozen casts, missed strikes and two small bass later, I was convinced my favorite old bass lure was just as good as it used to be. Next, I tried a Jitterbug, attempting the stop and go pattern my father tried to instill in me many years ago on Rice Lake. No takers. Thinking it was probably too early in the evening to expect much from a Jitterbug, I switched to a Johnson Spoon with an Uncle Josh yellow bass strip. Lake Lotela is a very clear body of water and as I retrieved the spoon just below the surface I remembered just how much fun it had been watching this lure cut through the lily pads on its way back to the boat. Next up was a Hula Popper, followed by a Crazy Crawler and then a Pikie Minnow. Over the next couple of hours I tried all 12 baits, getting more strikes than fish but proving to myself that the dirty dozen lures Id selected were just as good today as they were 40 and 50 years ago. Like me, theyre just a little aged. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He has also taught a few fishing classes at the South Florida Community College. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 216-339-6571, 330-635-6682 or by email at email@example.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from 1B w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, August 10, 2012Page 3B HARDER HALL GOLF COURSE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 9 9 8 8 2 2 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 8/10/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 3 4 4 5 5 Lures may be a little older, but still getting the hits The book he wrote about fatherhood comes out Sept. 4, the day hell start a whirlwind promotional tour. Before that, hell host a fantasy camp for people who want to live like NBAplayers for a few days, along with a series of events for kids in his native Chicago. Im pretty much busy Wade said. Business things and also spending time with my boys. Theres a lot to do. Ill be busy all the way from now up to training camp. He started rehabbing almost immediately after surgery, first trying to build strength in his hip and knee areas. Around Sept. 1, he expects to do more intense training, which would coincide with the start of the book tour. So Ill be doing both, he said. Ill be working out on the tour The Heat will open training c amp in late September, and Wade said he expects to be fully ready to go when Miami opens the defense of its title against the Boston Celtics on Oct. 30. He even hopes to be ready for the start of camp. I should be. Well see, Wade said. Well see how we approach it as an organization. But I should be able to go. It just depends on how much they feel like they want me to work. But I should be ready when the season starts. Follow Tim Reynolds on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/ByTimRey nolds Continued from 1B SpringLakeOn Tuesday, July 31, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held a Two Man Team One Best Ball (net) competition (non-flighted, with balanced handicaps) on the Cougar Trail golf course. There was a tie for first place at 59 strokes between Joe Austin and Ed Clay and the team of Bill Lawens and Jack Hoerner. There was also a tie at 60 strokes for third place between Bob Hinde and Bryan Carlson and the team of Edd Vowels and Gene Hearn. F ifth place, at 62 strokes, went to Ken Kirby and Jay Payne. Wade keeping busy as knee heals singles through the left side. ABible ground out scored one run and DeGenaro put runners on first and third with a single to right. With two out, Doty drew a key walk to load the bases, which were quickly emptied when Cannady went yard for a grand slam. This put the lead at 19-6, with just three outs neededt o secure the mercy-rule win a nd force a second game. But South Carolina wast going to go down quite that easily. Whitley started the bottom of the fifth with an infield single and Drew Henkins hit a one-bagger i nto left. Ingram notched another RBI with a base-knock, before Helms got a fly out and strike out. But Holladay ripped a two-run triple to right to cut the lead to an even 10, at 199, with just one more run needed to force another inning. But Helms induced a York grounder to third and it waso n to the rubber match to decide it all. o lose a player like Jimmy, and then mercy-rulet hat good of a team, that shows you the character of t hese kids, Frazier said. And it shows the kind of p layers Sebring High School has coming to them over the n ext couple of years. And the nightcap started much the same as the first, with Sebring carrying that momentum over and jumping onto the board in their first at bat. Sears got the start for Sumter on the mound, and was greeted by a Cannady single to center. After Crouch flew out to center, Simons sent one out of reach for a two-run shota nd a 2-0 lead. It looked as if luck might be on the Florida side, too, as Price rocketed one backu p the middle to start the bottom of the first off of C annady. But the shot went off of C annady, literally, and was snagged by a diving Doty f or an out. But the luck quickly changed, as three straight singles and a double tied it at 2-2 and had runners on second and third. ATalley ground out scored another and a Whitely single to right made it 4-2. AThad James single up the middle spelled the end of Cannadys night, bringing Helms on again in relief. B efore even throwing a pitch, Helms then picked off James at first to retire the side. S ebring got the lead back in the second, with Cannady r ipping a two-run single and Crouch an RBI double. W ith two outs, Helms then singled home a run and i t was a 6-4 lead for the Florida squad. But the see-saw affair continued in the bottom of the inning, as South Carolina scored three to retake the lead. Frazier tied it with a double in the top of the third, but that would be the last of the scoring for Sebring on the night. The kids were fighting, but I think we just flat ran out of juice at the end, Frazier said. In the sixth, we had back-to-back strike o uts, and I think thats when it set in that the storybook ending wasnt going to happen. One run came across for Sumter in the third, another i n the fifth and one more in the sixth that would provide for the final margin and m ark the end of the Sebring reign. If you had told me at the start of all this that Id get five state titles with these kids, a third, two firsts and a second in the Dixie World Series, I dont know whatc oach wouldnt take that, Frazier said. With all they fought through this timea round, the adversity, sure there was some emotion afterward, but they stood up, congratulated the other team and showed a lot of character. Im as proud of what they did here as I was witha ny of the others, he continued. Ill take this and happily put it right up nextt o the championship trophies. Continued from 1B Sebring shows character in gutty performance Courtesy photo Brendan Doty helped the Sebring cause at the bat as well as in the field with several stellar plays. Courtesy photos Above left: Luis Lugo saw some pinch-running opportunities early, but came up big when pressed into full-time duty.A bove right: Kyle Helms was clutch in several relief appearances throughout the Junior Boys Dixie World Series.
C M Y K D ear Pharmacist: What herb do you suggest for relieving stress? The side effects of alprazolam are intolerable. R.T.,Denver,Colorado Answer: Many herbs and nutrients can help,please use my search box at myw ebsite because I have many articles archived. Also,I wrote a full chapter,Frazzled,Frustrated and Freaked Outin my book, The 24-Hour Pharmacist. Today,Im excited to tell you about Magnoliae offici-n alis,a flowering plant used for eons in traditional Chinese and Japanese medi-c ine to control anxiety and promote better sleep. V arious parts of the plant can be applied topically, ingested orally,or taken as at ea to relieve digestion,cons tipation,toothaches,inflammation,depression, headache,and asthma. Youre going to love this next part. M agnolia bark extract has powerful stress busting effects,largely due to honokiola well-studied and potent anxiolytic. It workss imilarly to prescription medications like alprazolam (Xanaxchlordiazepoxide (Libriumdiazepam (Valium),and lorazepam( Ativan). Both magnolia and prescription sedatives work byi ncreasing levels of GABA, a relaxing hormone that helps calm and soothe ano veractive brain. The difference is that honokiol is p icky and works in specific areas of the brain (raising GABA). T he net effect is relaxation. Prescription drugs affect GABA receptorst hroughout your entire body, causing systemic side effects such morning hangovere ffect,muscle weakness, daytime fatigue and more. Magnolia,being more selec-t ive,should not produce these problems,and should n ot make you feel doped up. Magnolia helps manage stress eating so I suggest yout ake it while watching your f avorite reality show (wink. A couple of studies found that overweight women ate fewer calories while on magnolia,versus those who didn ot supplement. Its not an appetite suppressant,I suspect it just tames the compulsion to eat while under stress. M illions of Americans with generalized anxiety disorder,grief,depression and panic attacks may benefit from magnolia bark,so its ab right future. I love that magnolia bark offers a safe alternative forp eople concerned about addiction and excessive sedation from medications.T he biggest deal to me,as a pharmacist is that studies p ublished in the Journal of Pharmacology have shown that honokiol induces a spe-c ific stress-relieving effect a nd is less likely to cause motor dysfunctionas well as sedation as compared to medicine. d still tread carefully if y ou have to operate machinery or drive a car,until you are certain of magnolias effect on you. The best part is that withdrawal symptomsa re absent in people who discontinue magnolia bark. I recommend HonoPureby Econugenics,Magnolia Extractby eitherN utricology or Allergy Research Group. Even though multiple s tudies have confirmed the safety magnolia bark,I suggest you get your physiciansa pproval. Stop magnolia two w eeks prior to surgery,you dont want it in your blood stream while receiving anes t hesia. Alcohols sedative effect enhances magnolias effect so this combination should be avoided. And finally, magnolia is not recommend ed for pregnant ladies as certain forms may be harmful. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This i nformation is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, August 10, 2012www.newssun.com INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 7 7 HEALTHYLIVING 2x4 donna howerton ad 00022365 Stress buster: Magnolia bark is a natural tranquilizer Dear Pharmacist S uzy Cohen ATLANTA (AP n ews about cholesterol and kids:A big government study shows that in the past d ecade,the proportion of children who have high cholesterol has fallen. The results are surprising,given that t he childhood obesity rate didnt budge. How can that be? Some experts think t hat while most kids may not be eating less or exercising more,they may be getting fewer trans fats. Thats because the a rtery-clogging ingredient has been removed or reduced in many processed or fried foods such as doughnuts,cookies and french fries. Thats my leading theory,said Dr. S arah de Ferranti,director of preventive cardiology at Boston Childrens H ospital. She wrote an editorial that accompanies the study. The study did not look at the reasons f or the decline,but its lead author,Dr. Brian Kit of the Centers for Disease C ontrol and Prevention,said the theory makes sense. The research,released online Tuesday by the Journal of the A merican Medical Association,also showed that childrens average overall cholesterol levels declined slightly. Too much cholesterol in the blood raises the risk of heart disease. It isnt usuall y an immediate threat for most children, but those who have the problem often g row into adults with a high risk. Kit and his colleagues drew data from an intensive national study that inter-v iews people and does blood-cholesterol tests. They focused on more than 16,000 c hildren and adolescents over three periods 1988-94,1999-2002 and 2007-10. During the most recent period studied, t he number of children ages 6 through 19 with high cholesterol was 1 in 12. That was down from 1 in 9 in each of the earlier periods. Kids cholesterol down; fewer trans fats cited
C M Y K W e live in Florida and somewhere close,theres s ome water. You call up your friends; grab bathing suits and boards and head tot he beach. Forget something? No,the beer is in the cooler and friends are bringi ng the heavy stuff. The fire and sun are blazi ng. The air smells sweet with salt water,coconut tanning oil and sun block. Everyone is glistening while waiting for grilled goodsd uring this traditional all day event with food,music, fun and plenty to drink in the summer sun sounds like the perfect day. These are the things that good memories are made ofb ut right here in this perfect picture lays a deadly duo. W hat are they you ask? Why,its alcohol and the sun. Apart,these two have a huge reputation for inducing some of the most memorablee xperiences,both fun and not so fun. However,together they can be fatal. One huge risk of drinking a lcohol in the sun is heat stroke. If your body lacks fluids because of alcohol,it cant sweat to cool itself. When the humidity is high, which is a constant during a Florida summer,sweat will not evaporate as swiftly and prevents the body from releasing heat quickly. Symptoms of heat stroke include headache,dizziness, sluggishness,disorientation, confusion,loss of consciousness,hallucinations,seizure and other symptoms similar to those of dehydration. Alcohol lowers the bodys tolerance for heat and acts as a diuretic,meaning it causes the body to lose more fluid through urine,resulting in dehydration,said Alana Gold,a registered dietician and contributing writer for True Star Health. A dehydrated person is likely to feel the effects of alcohol more quickly and severely than someone who is properly hydrated. If one becomes intoxicate d,they may not notice the effects of the sun,which can lead to an experience of extreme sunburn. This is one of the effects of drinking in the sun because one may lose the capacity to makes ound decisions. During the summer people a re out and about,swimming,boating and fishing, all while consuming alcohol. The alcohol produces a breakdown of the centraln ervous system,which leads to poor judgment and recklessness. Statistics show that during the summer months,there is an increasei n car,boating and drowning accidents because of the mix of summer and alcohol. A state study concluded that Florida led the nation in boating crashes and fatalities last year. In 2011,the report said, there were 742 accidents and 67 fatalities. This is not what we want to think about when summer vacation arrives,but we have to be proactive. If you are going out in the sun and plan to have an alcoholic beverage,check your birth date and stop yourself if you are not yet 21,which is the legal drinking age. If you are of age then here are a few tips: Cover up:wear sun screen and/or light clothing. Hydrate yourself with plenty of water,at least three quarts a day in the summer If driving a car or boat, be safe and do not drink. If you are a passenger on a boat,remember that alcohol impairs your balance. Be careful not to go near the edges of the boat w here you could fall off and potentially drown. Always wear a life jacket. More than9 0 percent of drowning victims did not wear a life jacket,according to the L ifesaving Society. Do not swim if you h ave been drinking. Alcohol impairs breathing and swallowing reflexes. Avoid alcoholic sugary drinks as the sugar causesy ou to lose more body fluid. Drink responsibly. Have a designated driver. Just dont drink. If you would like more information on alcohol ors ubstance abuse,please visit our Drug Free Highlands r esource page at http://www.drugfreehighlands.org/resources-links.html. You can also call us at 863-382-2138. Aisha Alayande is assistant coord inator for Drug Free H ighlands. Diabetes now affects roughly 26 million Americans, with up to onet hird of cases remaining undiagnosed. Seventynine million more Americans havep re-diabetes and, without help,are at significant risk ford eveloping type II diabetes. Vascular and neurologic health areb oth affected by diabetes. Ocular complications r arely occur in isolation, rather,representing endorgan damage caused by as ystemic disease affecting all organ systems. In todays d ay and age,it has become easier to manage diabetes; however,it still deserves much respect,as it remains one of the leading causes ofb lindness in America to date. L ets review some basics: 90 percent of diabetics have the non-insulin dependentt ype of the disease (Type II),while the other 10 perc ent have the insulin dependent type (Type I). Type II diabetes is most o ften observed in grossly overweight adults (although we are starting to see it more and more in our younger populations) andu sually does not require insulin treatment. Type I diabetes usually occurs in people younger than 30,and does require regular insulini njections to live. Both types of diabetes c an affect a persons vision on many different levels,w ith the most common complication being retinopathy (bleeding within or leakage of fluid within the retinal tissue). The earli-e st signs of retinopathy are observed when structural changes take place in the capillaries,thereby preventing the flow of nutrientsi nto the retina. This lack of flow of nutrients and oxygen to the retina results in damage to the retinal tissue. Many diabetic patients have little to no visual signs or symptoms in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy,which is why its so important to have regular, dilated eye exams every year. Swelling of the optic nerve may occur in one or both eyes of a diabetic,and will usually manifest with mild visual loss. This condition does not necessarily correlate with the severity of any diabetic retinopathy, and can only be observed with a dilated eye exam. Diabetes can also affect the clear dome covering the front of the eye,also known as the cornea. Corneal swelling can reduce vision, sometimes dramatically,and decreased corneal sensation has also been noted in patients with this disease. The risk of cataract is two to four times greater in diabetics as compared to those without the disease,and in Type I diabetics the risk is 15 to 20 times greater. Cataracts also seem to grow at a faster rate in diabetics compared to those without diabetes. Results of cataract surgery are very good for patients who have no retinopathy; however,there seems to be a slightly higher risk of retinal tissue swelling after surgery in diabetics. Temporary paralysis of the isolated muscles around the eye may occur in diabetics,and is frequently the clue to a hidden diabetic condition. Often, the patient will complain of seeing doubleand asi rritating as that may be,a temporary solution (such as patching an eye) is sought since this c ondition usually resolves on its own in one to threem onths. Patients with diabetes are at an increasedr isk for open-angle glaucoma as well. Additional caut ion must be used in monitoring for side-effects if the patient is being treated witha beta-blocker.These medications can mask the warni ng signs of hypoglycemia (i.e. shaking,nightmares, sweating,etc.). A sudden change in visual acuity may also occur ind iabetics,causing blurred vision. In most cases,until a patients blood sugar has been stable for at least three months,glasses should notb e changed or prescribed. Diabetes also seems to be r elated to dry eye syndrome as well. All diabetic patients should be screened for evid ence of dry eye syndrome, and treated accordingly to reduce the symptoms of burning,foreign body sensation,and fluctuatingv ision. The first key in protecting your vision from the ravages of diabetes is in close monitoring of your bloods ugar. The Diabetes Control and Complications Trial ( DCCT) determined that control of a patients bloods ugar is critical in reducing the rate as well as progression of retinopathy. Diet and exercise are also essential components in main-t aining tight control of your blood sugar. Your endocrinologist or internist should be able to help you design a regimen that works the bestf or you. The second element in safeguarding your vision is to get annual dilated eye exams with your optometrist. As mentioned previously,early diabetic changes may not cause you any visual symptoms initially,but they still need to be closely monitored.If youre diabetic and havent seen your eye doctor within the last year,make an appointment today. Life is much more enjoyable when you know that youve taken charge of your health and your vision. Valerie Moulds is a board certified optometric physician practicing in Sebring and is Arizona and Florida certified in diagnostics and therapeutics. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, Arizona Optometric Association and Florida Optometric Association. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 10, 2012Page 5B COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; 8/1/12 p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 9 9 8 8 5 5 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 1 1 D R. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 3 3 APPLE A DAY HEALTH FOOD; 3.639"; 2"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 4 4 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; B lack; august ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 5 5 Keep close tabs on your eyes if you are diabetic HEALTHYLIVING Focal Point Dr. Valerie Moulds Sun and alcohol: a deadly duo Metro Drinking alcoholic beverages while you are enjoying the outdoors on a hot day can have d amaging results. Guest Column A isha Alayande PRETORIA,South Africa (APS ecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton,visiting the country with the worlds highest rate of HIV infection,saidT uesday that Americansponsored efforts to stop the virus have saved hundreds of thousands of livesin South Africa. In the capital of P retoria,Clinton met with Foreign Minister Maite N koana-Mashabane and other senior officials in the second cabinet-levels trategic dialogue between the two nations. S he also participated in a summit of leading U.S. business executives and their South African counterparts with the aim ofb oosting trade between the two countries. I n South Africa,5.7 million people 17.8 percent of the population have tested positive for HIV. PEPFAR,the P residents Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief,has spent $3.2 billion on anti-r etroviral drugs and HIV prevention programs in South Africa since 2004. T he program was initiated by President George W. B ush and has been continued by President Barack Obamas administration. ogether,I think its fair to say we have savedh undreds of thousands of lives,Clinton said. On Wednesday in Cape Town,she will preside at a ceremony at which the U.S. will begin shifting administrative control oft he AIDS initiativeand treatment implementation t o the South Africans. The handover will take five years. With NkoanaMashabane at the U.S.-S outh Africa business summit,Clinton hailed the growing trade ties between the two countries. Clinton lauds AIDS progress in S. Africa
C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunFriday, August 10, 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: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 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 1 0:30 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 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 V alerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across f rom 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, email@example.com ; website, www.stcathe.com .Very Rev.Jo Gonzlez, V.F., firstname.lastname@example.org; 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 Mass5 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, Preaching Minister.Jon Carter, Music 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 453-8929 or 4490203. 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 to com e 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. M inister: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, 106 9 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 evenings 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, 3 800 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 Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Pastor Scott M cLean will preach a sermon titled Teaching Children to Get Along. T he church is at 1320 County Road 64,east of the Avon Park High School. For more information,call 471-2663 or search online a t christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morning is titled Soul. The keynote is from Psalms 25:1,o You,O Lord,I lift up my soul. The church is at 146 N. Franklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. D owning will bring the message titled Battle Plans:Part 4at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is on t he Gospel of John. Church of Buttonwood BayS EBRING Pastor Cecil Hess is preaching on How Can We S ing?The pastor and his wife, Judy,will be providing special music. The service is non-denominational and open to all. The Church of Buttonwood Bay i s on U.S. 27,four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. For information,call 3821737.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sundaym orning sermon,Bread for the Journey,with Scripture taken from I Kings 19:1-9. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634( Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.F aith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday morni ng,the church celebrates the 11th Sunday after Pentecost. Pastor Bob Reinhardt will deliver his sermon, I am the Bread of Life,from John 6:35-51.First Christian Church Avon ParkAVON PARK Pastor Greg R atliff brings a message from Gods Word. Wednesday evening at 6 p.m. we will be having Bible study and prayer time followed by a time for desserts. Bring a favorite dessert to share and stay for a time o f fellowship. First Christian Church of Avon Parks motto is Jesus First at First Christian Church!If you are looking for a church home we wouldl ove to have you join us. We are located at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wachovia Bank). Call 453-5334 or e-mail us at email@example.com ith any questions or to request information. Our church website is www.firstcchristianap.com.F irst Christian Church (Disciples of ChristSEBRING At the Lords T able this Sunday morning will be Linda Ellis and Betty Harcourt. Communion will be served byC atherine Baker,Chris Baker, Carol Chandler and Effie Simmons G reeting the congregation will be Linda Johnson and serving as the acolyte of the day,NinaK unsak. Pastor Rons Sunday morning s ermon is titled,A Man Called Loneliness,taken from Jeremiah 16:1-5. For any additional information, call the church office at 385-0352.T he church is located at 510 Poinsettia Ave.,Sebring.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday morning,Rev. Bob Johnsons sermon will be titled Being MadeO ne in Christbased on Hebrews 2:10-18. Sunday school is available for all ages. The adult class will continue its series titled Faith Lessons ont he Prophets and Kings of Israel sponsored by Focus on the Family. These lessons are filmed on location in Israel and narrated by historian/teacher Ray Vander Laan.S undays lesson is titled God With Us. Special music will be provided by Bob and Maxine Johnson. At 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Aug. 17-18 the movie Monumentalwill be shown. The public is invited. Popcorn and w ater will be served. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances onL agrande Street). For questions, call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Train Up Our Y outhis the title of Sunday mornings message,given by the Rev. D arrell A. Peer. Youth for Christ Community Back to School Prayer Vigil will be from 6-8 p.m. downtown Sebring on the Circle. Tuesday is the Womens M inistries summer study at 9:30 a.m. in the adult classroom.Heartland Christian Church SEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this Sunday morning will be Shaking of the Nations,with Scripture fromH aggai 2:20-25. The service will include Roland Bates singing "Hope is All I Got. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publixp hone number is 314-9693.M emorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Rev. Charles W eaver will preach at the Heritage Worship Service and the C elebration Worship Service. Pastor Claude Burnett will preach at the New Song ContemporaryS ervice in Rob Reynolds Hall. Rev. Dale Schanely will preach a t the worship service sponsored by Memorial United Methodist Church at the Lake Placid Health Care Center. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. P hone 465-2422 for information. RELIGION Church News Continued on page 7B
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 10, 2012Page 7B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.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 firstname.lastname@example.org .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 Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School.Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m.Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise.Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship.Come worship and fellowship with us.For information call Pastor Scott McLean at 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring.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 1340AM 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 N ON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: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, email@example.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown firstname.lastname@example.org.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 traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail email@example.com.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: firstname.lastname@example.org;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: email@example.com, 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 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 D eacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first M onday of the month.Choir r ehearses 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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: email@example.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 Nathan Madrid. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 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 Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.The Rev.Fred Ball.pastor. Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Sunday schedule:Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.;New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.;High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. St.John United Methodis t 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 phon e: 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 Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible l esson,s Promise of a Righteous Lord,is taken from Isaiah 9. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the Sunday morning and evening worship service messages. St. John United Methodist Church SEBRING Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr. will bring the Sunday morning message,A NewWay of Life,with Scripture reading from Ephesians 4:25 to 5:2. M onday the Cub/Boy Scouts will meet at 6 p.m. in the educational building. The Girls Scouts will meet at 5:30 p.m. T uesday in the fellowship hall. Come and learn about baptism,faith and membership in the St. John 101 Class. The c lass will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. R efreshments will be served. S couts Court of Honor at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Sanctuary.Sebring Church of the BrethrenS EBRING This Sunday morning,the p astor will preach on Money,Money, Money.The pastor will have a little story for the kidstime with T-Bear. Sunday school will be studying New Life In Christ,with Scripture taken from E phesians 2:1-10. For more information,call 385-1597.T he Church of the Way EFCASEBRING Pastor Reinhold Buxbaums m essage will be The Seven Churches.The church will be taking part in the Prayer Vigil on The Circle from 6-8 p.m. Sunday. T he Church of the Way EFCA is at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive. The pastor is Reinhold B uxbaum. The church phone is 471-6140; the pastors cell is 273-3674. For church information and the pastors messages go to www.thechurchoftheway.org. Continued from page 6B RELIGION R ELIGION GUIDELINES: The N ews-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. M onday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 3852 453; send e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or mail to L ifestyle Editor,N ews-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For inform ation,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Prime Timers host covered dish dinnerL AKE PLACID The Prime Timersof First Baptist Church of Lake Placid will host a covered dish luncheon at noonM onday in the fellowship hall. Bring a covered dish to share and a friend. The program will be Hunger,Education andR esource Training (H.E.A.R.T.),from Warner College in Lake Wales. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St. For morei nformation,call 465-3721.C hurch hosts Backto-School programAVON PARK At 4 p .m. Sunday Faith Pentecostal House of God, 9 56 W. Hal McRae Blvd., will have a Back-to-School arriors for Christspe-c ial service. The Back-toSchool speaker will be R ichard Cormier,who has an awesome testimony to share. The youth must be e quipped with all the basics for success:mental,physical,intellectual and most importantly,spiritual. Call 453-4688 for more i nformation.Sunridge Bapist youth plan Saturday eventsSEBRING Sunridge Baptist Church announces that on Saturday the church youth will have a pancakeb reakfast and a car wash from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The pancake breakfast willb e on a donation basis and the car wash will also be on a donation basis. This eventw ill raise funds for the youth to attend Night of J oin September. The youth will also sponsor a dinner and a movie at5 :45 p.m. Friday,Aug. 17. For more information,call t he church office at 3823695. Sunridge Baptist Church is at 3704 Valerie Blvd.,at the intersection of U .S. 27 and Valerie Boulevard,directly across the highway from Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. Commissioning service at Bethel Baptist ChurchL AKE PLACID Bethel Baptist Church,216 E. Park St.,will be commiss ioning former pastor,Bro. Luke Knickerbocker and his family to the field of Nepal as missionaries in the 11 a.m. service Sunday,Aug. 1 9. Knickerbocker will teach the adult Sunday school c lass and his father,Bro. Tom Knickerbocker,will p reach at the 11 a.m. hour Bro. Luke will preaching at the Sunday evening service, A ug. 19. All friends and former members of Bethel Baptist Snapshots C ontinued on page 8B
C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, August 10, 2012www.newssun.com PLACID TEMPLE CHURCH OF GOD; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 8/8,10; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 2 2 5 5 7 7 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 3 5 5 0 0 Church are invited and welcome to attend these services. Pastor John Hankins and members welcome the public to worship on this happy occasion. For more information, call the church office at (863Faith Lutheran plans school supply blessingSEBRING August is here and for many families that means school is just around the corner. Shopping for school supplies,books and fall clothes becomes a part of everyones schedule. At Faith Lutheran Church on Sunday,Aug. 19,members want to celebrate and bless the beginning of another school year. Students,preschool through adult,bring your backpacks or lunch boxes to worship service at 10 a.m. The services will lift up children and students of all ages,dedicating them to Gods glory as they begin a new school year. Teachers,aides,principals,administrators, secretaries,cooks,librarians,janitors and bus drivers come to church to be blessed, affirmed in your vocation and encouraged as you serve children and families in your daily work. Everyone is encouraged to bring school supplies to church also. Continued from page 7B RELIGION ENTERTAINMENT Snapshots I t has been said it was easier to find an idol in Athens than a man! This may be an overstatement,but it does somewhat express what Pauls aw there:A city given over to idols (Acts 17:16As was Pauls track record,he reasoned with the Jews in the synagogue and others in them arketplace of the city. Eventually,the discussion moved to theA reopagus. There he told the audience his observation of the altar To The UnknownG odand stated,Therefore, the One whom you worship w ithout knowing,Him I proclaim to you.Observe carefully what is recorded by theH oly Spirit for our learning in Acts 17:24-31a masterp iece. It was the inspired genius of Paul that seized upon such a circumstance and made the inscription the text of his address. God,who made the world and everything in it. T he idols were made/shaped/molded by human hands. God Almightyi s the Creator,not created! In the beginning God create d the heavens and the earthGenesis 1:1. Before the mountains were brought f orth,or ever You had formed the earth and the world,even from everlasting to everlasting,You are God. Psalm 90:2. He is Lord of heaven and earth. There were idol gods for heaven,earth, water,etc. (Neptune,Jupiter) whereas Jehovah is one Godo ver all. He does not dwell in t emples made with hands. Visitors to Athens couldc learly see the many temples/buildings (Parthenon, etc.) used to house the idols. Pauls statement here fully agrees with Stephens wordsi n Acts 7:48 However,the Most High does not dwell in temples made with hands There was no such place there or any where on eartht o house God! His habitation is the church,body of Christ (Ephesians 2:19-22 He is not worshipped with mens hands as though He needed anything. The God of heaven was not made by mens hands nor cared forb y the same. Now recall the reputation of the city,or all the Athenians and the for-e igners who were there spend their time in nothing else but either to tell or toh ear some new thing(Acts 17:21). They were now h earing new things/truth they perhaps had never heard before! They were indeedg etting their wish,their hearts desire. He gives to all life, breath,and all things. He gives life to those who make lifeless idols and life to those who care for them.A lmighty God is not given life but rather is the giver of l ife! This was never said of any idol nor did the worshipers ascribe such power. He made from one blood every nation. There is n o such thing as racesbut rather one race the human race. And Adam called his w ifes name Eve,because she was the mother of all livingGenesis 3:20. All humans are equal before the eyes of the Creator. This wasa hard lesson for the snobbish Jews,Greeks and Romans to comprehend. Each thought they were superior to all others. Thec olor of skin does not affect the blood type! He has preappointed nations,times,and bound-a ries of their dwellings. First point of clarification is that Paul was introducing them to the Universal God, not just a national god.N ebuchadnezzar,king of Babylon,learned and then acknowledged that Jehovah, the Most High,rules in the kingdom of men,and gives itt o whomever He chooses (Daniel 4 They may seek God. T he result of the evidence is that God Almighty rulesn ations. This knowledge is to bring nations to Him andH is plan for mankind. Repeatedly in the record of Moses and Pharaoh,the phrase that he may know there is a God in heavenis used. The same purpose was also with Nebuchadnezzar, Cyrus and Darius. He is not far from each o ne of us. When an idol worshipper moved away from t he idol,there was distance. T he Jews even had a problem with this concept when they were in Babylon ase xpressed in Psalm 137. Yet, Psalm 139 gives assurance o f the nearness of God; i.e., o mnipresence. In Him we live,move and have our being. He is t he source of lifeCreator, n ot created! Therefore,no idol (dead,immobile,perishable,decaying) could represent Deity. Being the offspring of God,our Divine nature is not then gold,silv er,stone or something shaped by art or man. Knowledge brings responsibilityrepentance. Pauls sermon to the pagans in Lystra (Acts 14:16-18 deals with the same area ofi gnorance and then the evid ence provided that God is! N ow making them aware of the judgment is a manifestation of their Creators concern for their salvation (2P eter 3:9). The assurance of this salvation is evidenced b y the resurrection of Jesus! As in all opportunities to preach the gospel,there was/is a reaction/responsesome mocked and other wanted more information. A similars ituation occurred in Antioch (Acts 13:42-48aul took the opportunity to teach more information about the gospel of Christ. In both cases,precious souls were obedient to the gospel. Frank Parker can be reached at email@example.com/ Great sermon series: Paul at Athens Guest Column Frank Parker GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE B y CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie CriticL OS ANGELES The word prolificgets tossed around a lot,but it couldnt be more appropriate in discussing the work of the late,g reat Marvin Hamlisch. This is especially true in considering his many contributions to film over the past five-plus decades. Y es,hes been duly decorated in other artistic realms the longtime Broadwayf avorite A Chorus Line, which eventually ended up on the big screen,earnedh im a Tony and a Pulitzer Prize in 1976 but he also c rafted some of the bestloved and most enduring songs and scores in movieh istory. Hamlisch died Monday a fter a brief illness,his family said. The former child prodigy,who was accepted to Juilliard School of Music at age 7,was 68. R egardless of the genre or year,Hamlischs music had a unifying factor something intangible,an oldfashioned sense of show-m anship,a feeling of substance and a respect for c raft. He tapped into our emotions in a way that felt intimate and personal,yet h e expressed yearnings that are universally relatable, One great example of this is The Way We Were,a soaring,unabashedly senti-m ental,achingly melancholy ballad from the 1973 Sydney Pollack romantic drama of the same name starring Barbra Streisanda nd Robert Redford. Nearly 40 years later,it still holds u p beautifully,and it gave Streisand one of her signature tunes. It also earned Hamlisch the Academy Award for besto riginal song,which he shared with lyricists Alan a nd Marilyn Bergman. (The couple said in a statement Tuesday:He was moret han our collaborator. He was our beloved friend. He w as family. 1974 was a huge year for Hamlisch at the Oscars:He a lso won for his original score for The Way We Wereand for his instantly recognizable adaptation of Scott Joplins music for The Sting,the seven-time Oscar winner that reunited Butch and Sundance,Paul Newman and Redford,as Chicago con men along withd irector George Roy Hill. The theme song The E ntertaineris so insanely catchy,itll probably be stuck in your head the rest of the week. Youre welcome. I n a reflection of his versatility,Hamlisch also comp osed the greatest James Bond theme song yet in the 22-film history of the fran-c hise (in my opinion at least you can have Goldfingeror Live and Let Die) with Nobody Does It Betterfrom 1977s The Spy Who Loved Me. Its romantic and wistful but with an increasing power,and like The Way WeWereis for Streisand,i s become a signature hit for Carly Simon. Its so enduring,though,even Radiohead has performed a cover of it,putting their owns pin on the song while remaining true to its e ssence. Hamlisch left his signature on decades worth of films MCT Marvin Hamlisch died Monday after a brief illness. He w as 68.
C M Y K By CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie CriticH eres how surprisingly effective Hope Springsis: I t will make you want to go home and have sex with your spouse afterward. Or at l east share a longer hug or a more passionate kiss. You dont have to be married for 31 years like the stuck-in-a-rut couple MerylS treep and Tommy Lee Jones play to feel inspired by the films message about the importance of keeping your relationship alive. Its ounds like a clich because it is a clich,and more:Its a cottage industry,one thats launched countless afternoont alk show episodes and shelf after shelf of self-help books. And yet,despite television ads that look alternatelyw acky and mawkish and suggest pat,glossy superficiality,Hope Springs unearths some quiet and often uncomfortable truths.T he first produced script from television writer and producer Vanessa Taylor (Alias,Game of Thrones) explores the complicated dynamics that develop over a long-term relationship with great honesty and little judgment. What looks like a standard rom-com turns into something akin to a contemporary Ingmar Bergman film. The performances from Streep and Jones go a long way toward elevating the rather straightforward direction from David Frankel, which includes some painfully literal musical selections and a few hokey comic situations. Frankel also directed Streep in her withering,Oscar-nominated performance in The Devil Wears Prada.But stylish magazine editor Miranda Priestly wouldnt be caught dead in the sensible ensembles that Streeps character here,Kay,wears and sells at a mall chain store for middle-aged women. Her wardrobe is one of many ways Hope Springsdepictsa safe,suburban Midwestern l ife vividly and without an ounce of mocking. Kay and her husband, Arnold,live in a comfortable home in Omaha,Neb.Theirc hildren have grown up and moved out,leaving them to settle into a drab routine. She cooks him bacon and a couple of fried eggs every morning,which he eats at the kitchen table while reading the newspaper. A quick kiss on the cheek and Arnold is off to work at an accounting firm where hes one of the partners. When he comes home at night,some sort of meat-and-potatoes dinner is waiting for him. Afterward, she cleans up while he dozes off in the recliner watching The Golf Channel. Then they head upstairs to go to sleep in their separate bedrooms. And its been this way for years. Tired of the sexless complacency,Kay insists one day that she and Arnold take part in an intense,one-week couplestherapy session. In Maine. Arnold grudgingly agrees to join her in the idyllic New England hamlet of Great Hope Springs,but once he sits down on thec ouch,it takes a while for him even to consider openi ng up to the soft-spoken but persistent Dr. Bernard Feld (Steve Carell,playing a s olid straight man to allow the two stars to stand out). The therapy scenes are just exquisitely acted and paced,with body languagea nd slight facial gestures that speak volumes. The silences provide tension and intimacy,but once these two do begin answering ques-t ions,they reveal regrets and resentments,yearnings and f antasies thed never dared to speak aloud before. A rnold is perpetually exasperated and emotionally closed-off but hes convinced himself hes content; Jones is doing his patented,h umorously gruff persona but with some eventual vulnerability that provides shading and depth. Hes great here. And Streep isj ust ... well,shes Meryl Streep. Lovely,slightly naive and goofy and always so accessible,she never hasa moment that feels forced or false. Kay longs to be loved so desperately,your heart just aches for her and yet,she also may bear much of the blame for the state of her marriage. Without a single special effect or explosion,Hope Springsis the unexpected summer movie with real punch. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 10, 2012Page 9B Fairmount Cinema; 1.736"; 6"; Black; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 3 3 6 6 0 0 DIVERSIONS D ear Abby: I am 38 and have been married to a good husband and provider for 11y ears. Wehave two beautiful children and a lovely home. Weappear to be the perfectc ouple. Our problem is,my husband seems to be intimidat-e d by my sexuality. In the past,I have told my husband what pleases me. Myc omments made him feel inadequate,and he has c ompletely given up. We havent had sex in two years. He says he wouldr ather pleasure himself so he doesnt have to worry t hat he isnt doing it right. I am a normal,redblooded woman,and I need sex several times a month.I s that so wrong? I have resorted to having an affair w ith a man whose wife isnt interested in sex,but I would prefer having a sexl ife with my husband. I think my husband k nows I am unfaithful. However,he accepts it because its easier for him t o deal with than having sex with me. Is there anything I can do to make my husband try again? Desperately Seeking S ex Dear Desperately: Having affairs may temporarily satisfy your sexual needs,but it can only dam-a ge your marriage further. If ever there were candid ates who could benefit from sex therapy,it is youa nd your husband. Even though he may be reluctant to face this problem,insist that he see a therapist with you. Please dont wait itc ould save your marriage. Dear Abby: Im 17 and have been best friends with Alanafor five years. Wed o everything together. We like the same things,and were so close that we finish each others sentences. Shes like a sister to me. However,the difference between us is that Alana gets crushes on boys that never work out,whereas multiple boys have liked me. After each crush falls through,Alana says her life is awful and it must be her fault. When I try to tell her its not her fault and shes a wonderful person,she ends t he conversation. It hurts me to see her upset,but sometimes I feel lost about what tod o. What can I do to help my friend know shes a beautiful person inside and out,and she d oesnt need a boy to be happy? I love her and just want her to be OK. Best Friends in Rancho Palos Verdes,Calif. Dear Best Friends: U ntil Alana learns for herself that she doesnt need a b oy to be happy,she will continue developing crushes that dont work out.B oys are attracted to girls who appear to be happy a nd confident,and your friend appears to be neither. Much as you might like to, you cant fix this for her. But once she finally getst he message,she will probably realize that someone s he never took the time to notice has a crush on her. D ear Abby: I gave birth to a son almost 40 years a go. His biological father would not help me,so I placed the baby for adopt ion. Heres the problem: People are always asking me if I have any children. Should I lie and say no,ort ry to explain? Legally,my son does not belong to me. Please tell me what to say to my questioners. Sincerely Concerned D ear Concerned: Usually people ask that q uestion only as a way to make conversation. Yourp ersonal history is nobodys business. If you prefer not to give a detailed explanation about your personal history,simply sayn o. Dear Abby is written by A bigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O.B ox 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. What teens need to k now about sex, drugs, AIDS and getti ng along with peers and parents is in What Every Teen Should Know Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby, Teen Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Wife with appetite for sex has husband whos never hungry Dear Abby MCT Meryl Streep and Tommy Lee Jones star in Hope Springs. Quiet Hope Springs has a real punch Movie Review Hope Springs Rating: PG-13 (for mature thematic content involving sexuality) Running time: 99 minutes Review: (of 4 DALLAS (AP Randy Travis was charged with driving while intoxi-c ated and threatening law officers after the country singer crashed his car andw as found naked and combative at the scene, officials said. I t was the second Texas arrest this year for Travis, w ho was cited in February for public intoxication. A Pontiac Trans Am r egistered to Travis,53, had driven off a road west o f Tioga around midnight Tuesday,said Tom Vinger, spokesman for the Texas Department of Public Safety. T he vehicle had struck several barricades in a c onstruction zone, according to DPS. Vinger said Travis m ade threats against Texas Highway Patrol t roopers and was not wearing clothes at the time of his arrest. H e refused sobriety tests,Vinger said,so a blood specimen was taken. Travis was released on $ 21,500 bond Wednesday morning pending an appearance before a judge in Sherman,about 60 miles north of Dallas.B lood test results are pending. G rayson County Sheriffs Sgt. RickeyW heeler said Travis faces charges of retaliation or obstruction in addition to driving under the influence. Travis had a strong odor of alcoholic beverage on his breath and several signs of intoxication,according to a state-m ent from the sheriffs office. While Travis was being transported,Travis made threats to shoot and kill the troopers working the case. A Travis representative said there would be no immediate comment on the arrest. Travis in February was charged with public intoxication after being spotted in a vehicle parked in front of a church in Sanger,about 20 miles from Tioga, where the entertainer lives. He also has been involved in messy court proceedings with his exwife. Travis was divorced from Elizabeth Travis in 2010 after 19 years of marriage. Earlier this year, Elizabeth Travis,who had been his manager for more than three decades, filed a lawsuit claiming that Randy Travis made it impossible for her to do her job and terminated her management contract without proper notice. She said her ex-husband sent several men,including an armed guard,to clean out her offices. Randy Travis countersued in May,accusing his ex-wife of divulging confidential information about him in order to damage his reputation and career. The court documents dont say what information Elizabeth Travis is alleged to have betrayed. Randy Travis arrested naked, charged with DWI NEW YORK (AP Gabby Douglas is golden when it comes to online popularity,too. The gymnastics gold medalist is the most clickedupon athlete on NBCs Olympics website,the network said. Through Sunday, her profile on the site had more than 18 million page views. Thats far above the second-ranked athlete,swimmer Michael Phelps,whose profile had just over 7 million page views. Four of the five most clicked-upon athletes were female gymnasts,NBC said. The Olympics event with the most live streams through was the gold-medal-winning performance of the female gymnasts,with 1.46 million streams,followed by Usain Bolts sprint for gold. The NBC Olympics website has surpassed 1 billion page views,doing it in about half the time it took to reach that milestone in Beijing four years ago. Gabby Douglas gets most attention at NBC website
C M Y K LIVING 10B PA GE News-Sun Friday, August 10, 2012 Photos courtesy of Getty ImagesBedroomCommon Pests: Bed bugs,dust mites Bed bugs can live anywhere in any home. They tend to concentrate in mattresses,box springs and bed frames,but they can also be in curtains,inside furniture drawers,and in cracks in the wallpaper. They can even hitch a ride on clothing or in a backpack and be carried to and from school. Bed bugs can live for a year or more without feeding,and can withstand temperatures that range from nearly freezing to almost 113F. Managing a bed bug infestation is difficult and requires professional help,which can include close inspection and monitoring,and possibly removal of all infested materials. Tips:Check mattresses,headboards and box springs for signs of beg bug droppings,eggs or live nymphs.Regularlyinspectbackpacksforsignsofbedbugs.If you suspect a bed bug infestation,contact a licensed pest management professional for an immediate inspection. Dust mites thrive in warm,humid conditions. They are found in mattresses,furniture,toys,curtains, carpets and rugs. They can trigger asthma,cause dermatitis,and transmit disease. Tips:Cover mattresses and pillows with dust-proof, zippered covers tested and rated for dust mites.Frequently change bed linens. Wash bedding and stuffed animals once a week.Vacuum areas frequently.Ask a pest management professional for help treating for dust mites.Whatyouneedto knowtokeeppests outofyourhome Pests at SchoolCommon pests: Bed bugs,cockroaches, spiders and yellow jackets Tips:Clean out your childs backpack and other bags every day to avoid transporting pests to and from school.Encourage your kids to learn to identify potentially harmful pests like stinging insects so they know when to tell an adult and how to avoid being stung.Talk to your school about monitoring for pests like cockroaches,which are known allergens and can trigger asthma attacks.Keep an eye out for pests like flies or mice that can spread diseases or contaminate food in the cafeteria. School can be a playground for pests. The Environmental Protection Agency recommends that schools use integrated pest management (IPM problems. School IPM programs use com mon sense strategies that reduce sources of food,water and shelter for pests. They also use pesticides judiciously and carefully when necessary to eliminate and manage potentially harmful pest infestations. Learn more about IPM at www.debugthemyths.com. F AMILY FEATURES Nobody likes a pest, e specially the creepy, c rawly kind. But they exist, and,unfortunately,too many of us make it easy for pests to take up residence right alongside the family. To help you remember the most effective way to deal with pests,use this acronym INSPECT. It stands for:Investigate. Take a serious,strategic approach to discovering potential pest problems in and around your home. Study. After identifying potential problems,study the potential cause or consequence of these problems. Prepare. Plan how to most effectively solve your problem. Changing habits to include covering your dryer vent,and only eating in the kitchen can help prevent pests from taking up residence.Eliminate. Eliminate pest entryways into your home by caulking cracks and trimming trees and shrubs.Clean. Maintaining your home and lawn are essential for discouraging pests from calling your home theirs. Eliminate opportunities for pests to find food,water,and nesting and hiding places. Treat. To protect your home and family,properly treat pest problems with the appropriate pesticide product to effectively manage the problem. Room by RoomWhile pests can be in any part of your home,here are some of the more common rooms youll find them in,and what you can do to keep them out.BathroomCommon Pests: Spiders,silverfish Spiders like to lurk in corners,cabinets and drawers,as well as clothing and behind curtains. If you have a persistent spider problem,its most likely that you also have other pests that are serving as a steady food source for spiders. Tips:Remove webs with a broom or vacuum. Destroy any egg sacs you find. Check around windows,in corners or other out of the way spots. Check for leaking water lines under the sink and in the shower/tub area. Clean faucets and shower heads. Supplement cleaning with proper insecticide treatment. Treat around baseboards,in cracks and crevices and other likely hiding places. Silverfish like to chew on anything with starch or polysaccrides paper, photos,hair,wallpaper,carpet,clothing and even dandruff. Tips:Eliminate sources of water. Fix leaky faucets,and dont let water stand in the tub or sink.Replace or repair moldy or wet wood in the bathroom.Reduce humidity in the bathroom by running a fan or opening a window while you shower.KitchenCommon pests: Ants,roaches,rodents Insects and rodents look for food anywhere they can find it cabinets, pantries,floorboards,areas where pet food is stored. These pests contaminate food and carry disease. Tips:Maintain clean,clutter-free spaces. Wipe up spills and pick up crumbs immediately.Keep stove vents and drip pans clean.Store food in air-tight and pest-proof containers,or in the refrigerator or freezer. Dont leave your pets food and water dishes out overnight. Check for water leaks under the sink and refrigerator. Keep trash and recycling areas clean,and rinse out food containers and beverage cans before disposing of them.Baits,sprays and traps are effective ways to manage kitchen pests. To learn more about preventing pest problems in your home,visit www.debugthemyths.com.