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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 08-17-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.com SEBRING Elections usually dont get much closer than the one between Cary Pigman and Randy Johnson. T he heated District 55 State House of Representatives Republican primary will be decided by less than three dozen votes. Dr. Pigman won Highlands County ( 4,643 votes to 3,463) but Johnson won the other three counties in the district O keechobee,St. Lucie and Glades. If a race falls within the guidelines of a totald ifference that is one-half of one percent of the ballots cast,then it becomes and automatic recount,Supervisor of Elections Joe Campbell explained Thursday. Usually when its a differ-e nce of 60 votes,that falls within the guidelines. Their race came down to 30 votes. Pigman is in the lead,but that could change after the recount. T he recount must be directed by the state. Campbell and his office are unable to proceed with the recount until the directive is issued by the state. Thell probably give that directive By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING A fter the tragic vehicle accident involving his step-daughter,18year-old Miranda Ming,last week, P earce,his wife Sherry and countless others are flooded with memories of their beloved Miranda. The accident brought on a dramatic turn of events that Pearceh as called indescribable. Ming was traveling home on Orange Blossom Boulevard On Aug. 5 when her Jeep ran off the road and overturned. M ing was transported to Longwood Medical Center in critic al condition and was pronounced dead a short time later. She wast hen transported to the University of Miami Hospital to be prepped for organ donor surgery. But after more intensive testing, Miami Hospital doctors discoveredb rain activity deep within the brain stem and contacted Mings family. Ming was kept on a respirator for a week and further testing was done before she was pro-n ounced dead a second time at 10:55 p.m. Sunday. e lost her and began mourning. We got her back and of course we prayed,prayed,prayed and then we lost her again,Pearce said. Mings family and friends k ept hope and faith and were waiting on a miracle,he said. e all had to lose her a few times. Its been very trying for the Mings and for us. Ming was a person who cared deeply about people,the environm ent and the world. A true outdoorsy girl,she enjoyed fishing, four-wheeling,swimming and boating. Mings biggest passion, however,was photography. Friday-Saturday, August 17-18, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 102 | 50 cents 079099401001 H ighLow 93 74C omplete Forecast PAGE 10A Pretty much the same thing as yesterday F orecast Question: Do you like the idea of an Olympic-length triathlon in Lake Placid? Next question: Are you surpised that Facebooks stock value has tanked? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online O bituaries Daniel Archambeau Age 77, of Kenton, Mich. Miranda Ming Age 18, of Sebring Dixon Pugh Age 75, of Lake Placid Gregory Smith Sr. Age 50, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 6A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 77.8% No 22.2% T otal votes: 135 Classifieds7A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby9B Editorial & Opinion3A Healthy Living4B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times2B Religion6B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle9B Unknown Soldiers2A 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 NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 www.newssun .com Loving lunchH ealthy treats kids w ill love to eat PAGE1 0B Stellar DebutHeartland Y outh F ootball E agles soar i n Kickoff C lassic SPORTS, 1B By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Members and supporters of the Highlands Little Theatre gathered Tuesday to celebrate the opening of its Roy Riedy Archives and Library. The research space is in the original ticket box office. It is small,but there are built-in bookcases with plenty more room,and a desk on one wall for making notes. Naming the archives after Riedy was a natural idea,longtime HLT actor,director and producer Pete Pollard told the group of more than two dozen. Riedys own archive forms the heart of the collection, Pollard said. He had been an integral part of HLs history right from the beginning in 1974,acting in 11 plays and directing or co-directing three. Over the years Riedy,who taught drama at Sebring High School and wrote reviews of HLT productions for the News-Sun,collected programs and press clippings. He had complete cast and crew lists for virtually every production,and put this information together in a three-volume work, which,while lacking a narrative,is filled with interesting facts. Pollard said,His archive is the start of our archive.The plan is to expand the collection. For example, in the near future videos of some productions will be available for viewing. Donations of HLT-related material will be gratefully accepted. The archives are open to the public, but only HLT members may check items out. Please call in advance. The 2012 seasons final production will open Friday Aug. 24. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Beeis a musical comedy about six overachieving teens as they cope with the pressures of a major spelling contest. The show has quirkcharacters,a funny story and a jubilant score. It runs until Sept. 9. For more information,go to www.highlandslittletheatre.org or call 382-2525. HLT opens the Roy Riedy Archives and Library News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Pete Pollard (lefts legacy at a dedication ceremony Tuesday for the Roy Riedy Archives and Library at the Highlands Little Theatre. Miranda Mings tragic death will mean life for many through organ donation S S h h e e w w a a s s o o n n l l o o a a n n t t o o u u s s f f r r o o m m G G o o d d When you lose your child you lose your future,a mourning Scott Pearce said Thursday morning. C ourtesy photo M iranda Mings decision to be an organ donor will save countless lives, inlcuding that of a 13-year-old girl who received Mings heart. See MING,page 4AShooting in Avon ParkH CSO looking for suspect w ho shot bar employee PAGE2 A P igman J ohnson Pigman edging Johnson by 30 votes Dist. 55 primary going to recount See STATE,page 4A


C M Y K W hen Lance Cpl. Niall Coti-Sears decided to join the United States Marine C orps,he was emulating a hero. He wanted to follow in his grandfathers footsteps, Lance Cpl. Coti-Sears mother,Susan Coti,told The Unknown Soldiers. N ialls grandfather,Col. William Coti (Ret.served in the Marines for more than 30 years. Before two tours in Vietnam,he fought in the bloody 1950 Battle of Chosin Reservoir one oft he Korean Was defining struggles. The heroes who c lashed with Communist Chinese forces for 17 days in freezing conditions are known as The Chosin Few. Niall,who was homes chooled by his grandparents for two years,spent many hours learning in their basement,which his parents said resembles a Marine Corpsm useum. While Col. Coti never told his grandson to join the military,young Niall would often put on old uniforms and pretend he was in combat. One time I said,Niall, the gun jammed and the enemy is getting close,what are you going to do?Col. Coti recalled. He picked up a grenade and threw it. One day,Niall decided to become a Marine. Poppy,I want to be like y ou,he said. When the teenager told his p arents,both feared for his safety. My initial reaction was that I was completely against it,Nialls father,Paul Sears,s aid. Not because of the Marines Corps or the military,but because of the way the world is today. But when the aspiring A rlington,Va.,warrior paid a visit to his father in Baltimore,Paul could see the focus in his sons eyes. I was 100 percent behind him,the Marines father, who now lives in Arizona, said. Still,both parents hoped Niall could avoid Afghanistan or Iraqs front l ines. e begged him not to choose infantry,Nialls m other said. We said,you could do anything; why w ould you want to go to Afghanistan as an infantryman? But thats exactly the path Niall,who grew up hearingh is grandfathers war stories, chose. He was just ... a really fearless guy,Susan said. I believe that he needed to be part of something that was a lot larger than hew as,Paul said. Before leaving for A fghanistan,Niall spoke to fourth-graders at the Washington,D.C.,school where his mom teaches. One of the boys asked h im if he was afraid,Susan said. He said no ... he really believed it was something he needed to do. 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PB:Power Ball Lottery Center CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Grape Escape is S aturdaySEBRING The Grape E scape,sponsored by the Highlands County Grape Growers Association,will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Grapeso f Kath Vineyards,9233 Muscadine Drive in Sebring (just off State Road 66 north side of the road),five miles west ofU .S. 27. Turn right on Silver Road then follow the signs for the vineyard. John Leonard,assisted by Roger Giller,willd emonstrate how to make wine. Afterwards,the adults will be able to sam-p le some wine. One of the highlights of the day is the foot stomping of the ripeg rapes. Adults and kids alike will have fun stompi ng their feet,(purple feet is the fashion today). All of this can be seen from undera grape arbor where the smell of the ripe grapes is f antastic. There will be a wine and gift auction,which is where you buy some tickets then put them in the baskety ou would like to win,with all proceeds going to H .G.G.A. There will also be a contest to guess how many grapes are in a jar.W onderful free door prizes will be handed out every h our. The winners must be present to collect your free door prize at the time of d rawing. Susan and Ev Finney will run the fun ring toss game; all proceeds go to H.G.G.A. A free lunch of a hotd og,chips and a soft drink or water will be served at noon,while they last,hosted by Highlands Grape Growers Association. Y ou-pick grapes will be available all day at only $ 1.50 per pounds at Grapes of Kath Vineyards. C allK athy at 382-4706.Family picnic set for SaturdayA VON PARK The American Legion Riders Chapter 69 invites you to their first annual family picnic Saturday. T he party starts at 1 p.m. at the American Legion, 1301 W. Bell St. (behind Burger King). There will be a horses hoe tournament,dunk tank,karaoke contest,corn hole tournament,ball drop and egg toss. To eat,there will be Rabbits famousp ulled pork sandwich dinner with two sides for only $6 or Lanes Notorious Chicken dinner with coleslaw and baked beansf or $7 starting at 4:30 p.m. Vendors welcome. For more information, call Johnny Rabbit Robinson at (8638 674; or email Johnnyrabbit59@yahoo.co m.T riPower kids holding fundraisersSEBRING The T riPower youth triathletes who are going to IronKids Nationals in Iowa are hav-i ng the following fundraisers: Indoor yard sale with food concession from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Haven Estates Clubhouse,5400 N.H uckleberry Lake Drive in Sebring. There will be s omething for everyone, including childrens clothing for school. Big Board Outfitters will donate proceeds from a ll paddle board & kayak rentals through Sunday evening. Call Josh at (863)3 68-0651 for reservations and more information.Sons of the American Revolution to meetLAKE PLACID The Sons of the American Revolution HighlandsC hapter meets at 12:30 p.m. on the third Saturday of the month at the Heartland National Bank. Visitors are welcome. Membership in the SAR is open to men who cand emonstrate that their ancestor provided active s ervice in the cause of the American independence either by serving in the military or in some other significant role. G oals of the 118-yearold patriotic organization include promoting patriotism and building respect for American history and Continued on page 5A Photo courtesy of Susan Coti U.S. Marine Lance Cpl. Niall Coti-Sears, 23, of Arlington, Va., was killed in Afghanistans Helmand Province on June 23. The chosen few C ourtesy photo Dedicated Civilian Conservation Corps Museum volunteer John Schumacher (right exceeded 2,000 volunteer hours serving as a museum host and guide at Highlands Hammock State Park. Johns delightful presence in the museum helps history come alive for our visitors, said Dorothy Harris, park services specialist and volunteer coordinator at H ighlands Hammock. John greets visitors, answers questions, andprovidesa 45-minute history tour of the museum to ensure visitors understand the significance of our cultural site. John alsodeveloped a short tour for school groups soeven the youngest children are able to absorb the history of the CCC era. Schumacher, pictured with Park manager Steven D ale, has been volunteering with Highlands Hammock since 2009, received the Presidents V olunteer Service Award in 2010, and shows no signs of slowing down, despite being 84 y ears old. The staff of Highlands Hammock thank him for his impressive efforts to serve the local community and park visitors. Dedicated volunteer See MARINE,page 6A Special to the News-SunAVON PARK H ighlands County Sheriffs Office detectives are investigating a shoot-i ng that occurred at Sierras Bar,2951U.S. 27 North,Avon Park ata pproximately 2:20 a.m. Thursday morning. T he incident occurred in the parking lot as a result of an altercation. Ane mployee of the bar was shot during the disturb ance and was taken to a local hospital with nonlife threatening injuries. At this time,detectives are looking for one blackm ale suspect,however no further description is a vailable. Anyone with information on this incident mayc all the Highlands County Sheriff's Office Criminal I nvestigations Unit, Detective Allison SinghaSmith,at 863-402-7274. A nyone with information who wants to remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call HeartlandC rime Stoppers at 1-800226-TIPS(8477contact us on the internet at www.heartlandcrimestoppers.com/. S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK Kenny a nd Freda Long will be honored with the title of 2012 Pioneers of the Year next week when residents gather for the sixth annual Avon Park Pioneer Homecoming Picnic, sponsored by the Historical Society of Avon Park and the Avon Park Main Street Community Redevelopment Agency. Jean Jordan,picnic chairperson,said each year the Historical Society of Avon Park selects someone in the community who has lived there more than 50 years and has made great contributions to the city. enny has always done for us. He has gone in and worked on the air conditioning at the museum and has done a lot for us,as well as for the city. And,of course,Freda,has worked by his side helping build the business. Its one of the oldest establishments in the city of Avon Park,Jordan said. The Longs will share their story of success how they met and built their business and family in Avon Park. The picnic is open to the public and will be held at noon Saturday,Aug. 25 at the Avon Park Community Center. Admission is free,but guests are asked to bring a covered dish. Drinks and table settings will be provided. To reserve a table for eight, the cost is $20. For information or to make table reservations, call Jordan at 453-6957. Longs to be named Pioneers of Year HCSO seeks shooting suspect Bar employee injured Thursday


C M Y K ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTO DAYSLE TTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. 515editor@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSE xt. 507mcollins@newssun.com C IRCULATIONT ONY MCCOWANExt. 522anthony.mccowan@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 17, 2012Page 3A Who is the real Romney?Editor: Has anyone ever heard Romney use t he words Iraq, Afghanistan, George Bush, or mention the housing c risis? When was the last time he ment ioned the Republican-controlled House of Representatives that are blocking every move president Obama tries to make that could help the people of this country? Never! Romney is complaining that Obama i s not doing anything to get us out of the huge debt the Republicans put us in with their war in Iraq. Iraq War Facts: 4,487 U.S. soldiers killed, 32,223 seriously wounded. The total cost for wars in Iraq, Afghanistan is at least $3.4 trillion. This includes items such as interest that has to be paid on the funds borrowed to finance the wars and a potent ial nearly $1 trillion in extra spending to care for veterans returning from combat through 2050. Thats the multi trillion dollar debt Bush and his fellow Republicans ran up and were burdened with today. Romney is now blaming Obama for it, and the bobble heads just keep nodding that they agree. When the Washington Post last m onth published an article headlined Romneys Bain Capital invested in companies that moved jobs overseas the Romney campaign was caught flatfooted. The Post found that Romneys firm, Bain Capital, had not only shipped jobs overseas but had pio-n eered the practice. The Boston Globe reported that Romney had signed official documents stating that he is president and CEO of Bain Capital as late as 2002, when the company was actively building up firms that outsourced American jobs. Here are just two of the many transactions that were made by Bain Capital, one with Dade Behring in 1999 and another with KB Toys in 2001. In both cases, Bain Capitals involvement forced the companies to file for bankruptcy and layoff thousands of workers. Bain is the primary source of Romneys wealth, which is estimated to be more than $250 million. How can a multimillionaire, like Romney, relate to someone who works for an hourly wage? On the flip side, how can an individual who works for an hourly wage relate to a multimillionaire like Romney? Romney blames Obama for the jobless rate now at 8.3 percent but doesnt mention the fact that in November, 2008 when there was another Republican in the White House, the unemployment rate rose to 11.8 percent, its highest level in over 14 years, up 645,000 from September to October, and by 2.3 million for the year of 2008. To find the real Mitt Romney check out the Boston Globe, July 12, 2012. Sandy Oleesky SebringSchool board inaction shockingEditor: Two important items were brought up at the first school board meeting, Aug 2, which were not acted upon. First, Roberta Peck, a retired educator and candidate for superintendent, asked that a motion be made to get middle and high school teachers and kids off the treadmill of two required tests recorded per week. Roberta Peck asked board members to imagine what is involved in recording two test grades per week for160 students. She presented the math: 160 students times 2, times the minutes to grade and post a test. Mrs. Peck said that with imagination it would be easy to understand whyb oring low-level multiple choice quizzes were common. She said teachers could test at greater depth if one test per week was the requirement. Mrs. Peck said the present required t wo tests per week was a local school board decision, made during the last decade, which cant be blamed on the state or Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test. She said it was a zero cost solution, which would get kids and teachers off the relentless treadmill of low-level testing, allowing for tests at a higher cognitive level. No school board action was made to this common sense solution. Asecond disturbing non-response was given to the excessive absences of Superintendent Wally Cox. William Hutchinson presented Wally Coxs record of having missed nearly 100 Fridays during Coxs last term in office. Hutchinson said he paid the nearly $200 at the county office for photocopies of Coxs daily working agenda for the last elected term in office. Hutchinson said the 97 absences did not include paid vacation and holiday time or meetings outside the county. The records were right there, with Cox present but saying nothing; no further investigation needed to be made. Someone on the board should have motioned to impeach Cox. It is extremely disturbing that regarding both of these important issues, which ultimately will affect every teacher and child in the county, nothing was done. Josh Everhart Lake PlacidVoters should re-address term limitsEditor: After reading the profiles of the candidates for Florida House District 55, I had to comment on something the profile overlooked. Florida voters overwhelmingly approve of term limits for elected officials. Four terms, eight years for members of the Florida House of Representatives. Randy Johnson was in the Florida House for eight years in another area of the state. He then moves to Highlands County to run for a different house seat being vacated by Representative Denise G rimsley. When the voters approved term limits, I doubt they thought for one second t hat cynical politicians would move from district to district to thwart the will of the people. It is evident that it may be easier keeping roaches out of the kitchen than slick politicians out of the tax money trough. It is clear that voters need to readdress term limits to leave no wiggle room for the kind of people that make us want term limits in the first place. D.B. Orr Avon ParkCorruption and coverups in Avon Park? Editor: Julian Deleon, the city manager of Avon Park, has been trying since early 2011 to get rid of the Avon Park Police Department. Ever since Michael Rowan was the police chief, Deleon has been protecting the city council from being investigated by the police department. First he forced out Michael Rowan, and now this year he forced out Public Safety Director John King. It is obvious that Julian Deleon had a lot of self interest here. The city council hired him to be city manager as a reward. Julian Deleon did get rewarded for keeping the city council from being investigated. (Asix-figure salary to boot). Now to permanently cover up any wrong doings that may have occurred in Avon Park. Deleon has effectively eliminated the police department of Avon Park. This decision should have been made by the taxpaying residents of Avon Park and not by a man out for revenge. The closing of APPD should be shelved and the matter placed on the ballot for the taxpayers to decide. Aformal investigation into the Avon Park City Council and City Manager Julian Deleon should be conducted. This cover up is almost as bad as the Penn State Jerry Sandusky saga. Julian Deleon should be placed on administrative leave without pay until the real truth comes out in this case. Alan Lewis Avon Park A mong other things, coalfired power plants account for 75 percent of Floridas mercury air pollution. Much of that mercury ends up ins urface waters, where it can contaminate fish which, when eaten, can create publich ealth problems. The good news is that the state of Florida has a goal ofr educing mercury emissions b y 86 percent. The bad news is that state regulators dont really have a plan to achieve that reduction. Eighty-six percent is a large reduction when youre looking globally, TrinaV ielhauer, deputy director for the DEPs division of environmental assessment andr estoration, told the Sarasota Herald Tribune recently. Certainly were expectingF lorida sources to do what they can to meet that goal. Being a regulation-averse state, officials will likely rely on voluntary reduction meas-u res on the utility industrys part. That wont be good enough. But in that regard there is more good-bad news. The good news is that n ewly adopted EPAmercury and air toxic standards will require utilities to reduceh armful emissions by 75 percent from 2010 levels beginning in 2015. T he bad news is that members of Congress, including Floridas U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, are trying to repeal those tougher federal stan-d ards. Why representatives of the nations sixth most toxic state would want to ease up on anti-pollution measures is am ystery. Certainly there is nothing about Floridas regulatory history to indicate that the state will act in the absence of an EPAmandate. Floridians deserve more p rotection than that. This is n o time to let up. The toxic state of Florida The Natural Resources Defense Council released a list of the oxic 20 states for power plant pollution. Florida came in at No. 6 on the most toxic list. The Declaration of Independence states that all men are created equal. The Constitution is d evoted to the ideal of equality before the law. The structure of our nationi s built upon this ideal. Americans learned that t hey did not have to remain equal. Those who put that k nowledge into effect made America the great nation that it is today. E qual opportunity, equal rights before the law and e qual shares in the election of our representatives all principles that we have come to look upon as inherent rights. M any of us strive to make this concept a working reality. Others do nothing about it whatsoever. Assuming that we are created equal, do we remain equal? Is the uned-u cated person equal to the educated? Is the unskilled e qual to the skilled in earning power? Is the untrained person equal to the trained? The answer is obvious. Our government has d one its best to afford every citizen an equal opportunity for education and training the very tools that open doors, opportuni-t ies and gaps between those, who by nature, are not greatly different. The government can provide every conceivable means today for selfimprovement, but government cannot legislate initiative brains, desire, determination, ambition or any of the human qualities that are necessary for improved citizenry! The most that can be legislated is the establishment of doors of opportunity. The individual who missed a golden opportunity and finds himself below standard need not remain in this category. He is deficient by choice. He need only look around at the opportunities for training that will lead him into a skilled job, higher education that willl ead him to a better life. All kinds of training and e ducation opportunities in our own communities. Jobs may be scarce here, but ani ndividual must be willing to move to jobs. Too many people seem t o be waiting for something that is not likely w ithin the next five or 10 years in this area. There is financial aid to those who want to further their education or training in this areaa nd almost everywhere. He or she only need to look around. There are no barriers today. The only obstacle is desire. The individual who takes advantage of these oppor-t unities can become qualified to take an equal place i n our economic and political society. Too many able-bodied people swelling our unemployment and welfare rollsw aiting until the recession/depression passes. They are claiming the fruits of the government; guaranteed incomes such asu nemployment, food stamps, governmental programs. Perhaps many or most of these people could be or may be required to attend schools or programs so that they can compete better in the current or future employment conditions. In the final analysis, the person who is not doing the very best that he can, or taking advantage of all the opportunities open to him, then he is Deficient by Choice. The writer is a retired newsman, newspaper and radio station owner and retired U.S. Marine combat correspondent. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily that of the News-Sun. Deficient by choice Guest Column C. Wesley Ward EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in.


C M Y K Page 4ANews-SunFriday, August 17, 2012www.newssun.com Chicane's; 5.542"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 5 5 1 1 4 4 The 18-year-old beauty had just made the decision to join the Navy and con-t inue her hobby of photography as a back-up. She had planned to take up photography full-time in a few years. She looked at her grandmother and gave her a thumbs-up the other day and said Ive got a plan, said Pearce. M ing lived on her own but visited her parents daily and had grown extremely close to both Pearce and her mother Sherry in the last year. I pray for her peace above all suffering. Its so d ifficult. Shes expecting that knock on the door every day and its not goingt o come, Pearce said of Sherry. B ecause of Mings death, however, many individuals will be able to continue on with their own lives, including a 13-year-old girlw ho received Mings heart. God works on his own t imeline and sometimes he chooses not to intervene for His own reasons. It may beb ecause the child that received her heart may go o n to do something that Gods will needed to be done. You never know.S ome day well look back and have all the answers, s aid Pearce. The Pearces and Mings f ather, J.D. Ming, had the option of meeting the patient who received their daughters heart, but opted not to. M ings other major organs also went to pedia tric patients and because of Mings decision to also donate her bone marrow,h undreds of lives will be saved according to Miami d octors. Making that call (organ donation) at the time ofd eath is not something I think anybody would do. I d ont think you could look at your baby girl or your boy and say Yes. I want to donate his organs.Youre so grief-stricken you canti magine anybody touching your child, Pearce said. s a decision that you have to talk about with your family in advance. Itsa decision you need to take to heart. You dont want to leave that burden on your family. Ming was nearing her 1 9th birthday on Sept. 5, a fact Pearce found hard to believe. The night I got the call I was on e-Bay looking at cameras for her birthday. Ic ant believe the time passed so fast. She was on l oan to us by God. She valued life of any shape or size. She wanted her life toh ave real meaning, and it will, Pearce said. V iewing services for Ming will be held at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home in Sebring today from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.F uneral services will be held Saturday at 11 a.m. at F irst Baptist Church of Sebring, 200 East Center Ave. Grace Bible Churchp astor Andrew Katsanis will conduct the service. Weve had such an outpouring of support. Its been helpful so many peo-p le loved her and will miss her, Pearce said. Continued from page 1A Ming will live on in others She wanted her life to have real meaning, and it w ill.SCOTTPEARCE a bout his step-daughter Miranda Ming GREER, S.C. (AP hes never paid less than 13 percent of his income in taxes during the past decade. Romney told reporters Thursday in South C arolina that Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reids claim that Romney paid no taxes in some years is, quote, totally false. Reid had claimed it was possible Romney was refusing to release more than two years of returns was because Romney didnt want to reveal that he had paid no taxes. Romney said: Every year Ive paid at least 13 percent. H e says hes also given generously to charity and that, including those contributions, hes given up more than 20 percent of his income each year. Romney has released his 2010 tax return and says hell release his 2011 return before the Nov. 6 election. Romney says hes paid taxes every year By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Three o f Lake Placids lakes Clay, McCoy and June were chosen by then Gov. Charlie Crist to receive grants for water reclamation.T hey are among the 64 Florida lakes judged the most in environmental decline and in need of urgent attention Work on Lake Clay has b een under way for months, although a utility pole is causing delays because its tands right at the spot where three storm drains converge and has to be moved. T he issues in Lake Placid are largely due to direct road a nd roof runoff into the lakes. For example, Lake Clay is inundated with oily water-c arried debris from the Tower Plaza parking lot, as well as T ower Road and U.S. 27. Among other improvements, French drains are being added for water absorption and percolation. T he county appeared before the town council M onday asking for its support in keeping the five-year work program moving. S upport can come in different forms, the council was t old. For example, the town paid no money into the Lake Clay project, but was instrum ental in gaining the needed easements. Councilor Debbie Worley passionately argued about the need to clean up the lakes.S he said she was one of the people who attained the easements for Lake Clay. W ork on Lake June is scheduled to begin early next year. W orley mentioned that the Lake Clay project came in u nder budget, saving $45,000. She hoped the Southwest Florida Water Management District would apply those savings towardt he 25 percent matching portion of the Lake June grant, w hich will come to $110,000 for Lake June. The $45,000 would go a long way in meet-i ng the matching requirement, Worley said. C lell Ford is the county lakes manager and is in charge the projects. He e xplained to the News-Sun that grant money is not transferred from one project to another. Instead it goes back into a general fund. T he Lake June project is already budgeted in full and would proceed as planned, he s aid. The leftover funds from Lake Clay would be used later on another lake. C ouncilor Steve Bustard called the Lake June project a very worthy project. He mentioned how U.S. 27 flooded when drains got blocked in the area of the railroad overpass, and howt he water became a serious danger. Its like a flume r ide, he said. He wanted to find practical ways of showing support. C ouncilor Ray Royce was somewhat more cautious. He w ondered exactly what support entailed. Id just like see it in writing, he said. M embers of the council expressed some impatience with the state Department of Transportation. The FDOTis largely responsible for runoffi nto the lake, and yet contributes nothing, Bastardi said. Lake projects in Lake Placid continue N ews-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Lake Placid Councilor Steve Bastardi talks about the danger of flooding on U. S. 27. Its a flume ride, he said. F riday afternoon so we will spend all day Saturday doing the recount, said Campbell. The unofficial results are as close to the official results asp ossible Campbell expects. The numbers are not expected to change more than one or two votes in possibly two races. The total number of ballots c ast 11,106 in Highlands County out of 60,818 registered voters. The winners of the other Highlands County primaries: Congress Representative District 17: Tom Rooney, (6,333 votes Arnold (1,605 votes U.S. Senate (Republican (3,878Weldon (1,54557 George Lemieux (215 Marielena Stuart (676 Mike McCallister (1,267 U.S. Senate (Democrat Bill Nelson (1,681 Glenn Burkett (731 Superintendent of Schools: Wally Cox (4,537 defeated Pep Hutchinson (1,651 ( 1,820). Supervisor of Elections: Penny Ogg (3,631 Susie Bishop (2,642 David Flowers (1,789 County Commissioner District 1: Jim Books (4,133 defeated Will Bennett (3,447 County Commissioner District 3: Ron Handley( 4,508) defeated Jeri Canale (2,172 Tedstone (1,059 School Board District 3: Jan Shoop (6,798 Mary Ann Lewis (3,720 Shoop is elected to the school board since she has no opponent in the general election. 10th Circuit Judge Group 7: Christine Trakas Thornhill (4,782 (2,138William Bill Sites (2,752 10th Circuit Judge Group 27: Catherine L. Combee (5,215 (4,332 The Nov. 6 general elections will pit primary winners against their opponents. General elections campaigns are as follows: Nelson versus Mack for the U.S. Senate. Rooney versus William B ronson for Congress R epresentative District 17. Pigman/Johnson winner versus Crystal Drake for State Representative District 55. Cox versus Rebecca Fleck for Superintendent of Schools. Ogg versus Jed Secory for Supervisor of Elections. Brooks versus Sally Ann Mowery for County Commissioner District 1. Handley versus Michael Stone for County Commissioner District 3. Other campaigns on the November ballot are: Greg Harris versus Greg Smith for County Commissioner District 5. Sheriff Susan Benton versus Candido (Candi for Highlands County Sheriff Election results may be found on Supervisor of Elections website at www.votehighlands.com/. Continued from page 1A State House Republicn primary election going down to the wire SAN FRANCISCO (AP Facebooks stock plunged to a new low Thursday after the expiration of a ban that had prevented some early investors and insiders from dumping millions of additional shares they own in the social-networking leader. Firms ranging from Accel Partners to Goldman Sachs, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus and Facebook board members James Breyer, Peter Thiel and Reid Hoffman were among those free to sell stock they own, after the lifting of a ban known as a lock-up period. If many of them took advantage of that, Facebooks stock could decline because the market would be flooded with nearly two-thirds more shares. Its not yet known whether any of those investors had sold any stock because they have three business days to disclose any sales, said Sam Hamadeh, the CEO of PrivCo, which researches privately held companies. But many of them likely did, he said. lot of people have been waiting, Hamadeh said. Facebook was expected to go public a long time ago. Venture capitalists who invested in Facebook as early as 2005 were likely itching to sell at the earliest opportunity. Though its trading at about half of its IPO price, Hamadeh said Facebooks stock is still very expensive. ith VCs, they know that waiting for a better price is a fools game, he said. Thursday was only the first of several lock-up expiration dates for Facebooks stock. The biggest one is coming in the fall. Only 271 million shares became eligible for trading Thursday, but by the time all the lockups expire, thatll come to 1.91 billion. Facebook stock price hits new low as IPO lock-up ends


C M Y K t he founding fathers. For information,call 465-7345.M asons serve spaghetti dinner on SaturdayLAKE PLACID A spaghetti dinner will be held at the Lake Placid Masonic Lodge,102 N. Main St., from 4-7 p.m. Saturday.The cost is $7,eat in or carry out. Call 465-8185.Child ID event set SaturdaySEBRING Masonic District 25 will be doing c hild ID for children up to 18 years of age at Tractor S upply from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday,free of charge. You get a CD with y our childs pictures,voice, fingerprints,emergency information and DNA.Sidewalk Garage Sale this SaturdaySEBRING The monthly Downtown Sebring C ommunity Sidewalk Sale will be held from 7 a.m. to 1p .m. Saturday. D owntown Sebring is t hrilled to announce the r eturn of the fun and exciti ng Downtown Community S idewalk Garage Sales, which will be held one S aturday a month. During these events,space will be a vailable for vendors to reserve in order to sell merchandise in Downtown Sebring. Future dates are Sept. 8, Oct. 20,Nov. 17 and Dec. 1. T o reserve a space,download an application atw ww.DestinationDowntownS ebring.com or contact Linda T ucker at 382-2649.Benefit Poker Run for Mike SmithSEBRING The Eagles 4 240 will be hosting a poker run for Mike Smith. It will b e held on Saturday at Eagle on U.S. 98 (phone number 655-4007) in Sebring. The Ride or Drive sign up isf rom 10-11:30 a.m. and last in is at 4:30 p.m. Food will be served from 5-6 p.m. and music from 6-10 p.m. Poker hand and dinner is $15 per person or dinner only for $8. There will be 50/50 and Cooler of Booze raffles. For further information contact John Tucker at tuckerd2@embarqmail.com. Mike Smith is the 20-yearold son of Laurie Yager. He was seriously injured in June while on his way to college in Orlando. His motorcycle was hit by a car and he is still recovering from those injuries. Mike is a 2010 graduate of Sebring High School where he was on the cheerleading squad for four years and was a winner at the state finals for three years. He was accepted to OCF and is putting himself through on scholarships and student loans and hopes to return asa junior this fall. It is Miks desire to become a math teacher.Entries needed for Caladium Festival design competitionLAKE PLACID On behalf of the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce,the Lake Placid Garden Club invites everyone to enter a floral arrangement in the Caladium Festivals floral design competition. The Garden Club has been asked to chair this event and is hoping that everyone who is interested in floral arrangement and design will participate. Entries must be all fresh flower material with no less than 80 percent caladiums in t he design. There will be ribbons and cash awarded for f irst,second,third,and peoples choice. Arrangements must be dropped off at the Caladium Co-op on InterlakeB oulevard on Thursday,Aug. 23 between the hours of 1 a nd 3 p.m. Judging will take place after all the arrangements are placed. All entriesw ill be displayed at the Caladium Arts & Crafts Coo p throughout the festival Aug. 24-26. All entries must be picked u p by 2 p.m. Sunday,Aug. 26. To pre register by Aug. 17,call 699-6783 or 699298.Sixth Annual Avon Park Pioneer Picnic set for Aug. 25AVON PARK Is A ugust in Avon Park. That means its time for food, f riendship and fond memor ies at the Sixth Annual Avon Park Pioneer H omecoming Picnic,set for noon,Saturday,Aug. 25 at the Avon Park Community Center and sponsored by the Historical Society. T he event is open to the public and admission is free, b ut attendees are asked to bring a covered dish to pass, with coffee,iced tea andt able settings provided by the society. Graduating c lasses,groups of friends or families wishing to sit together can reserve one or m ore tables for eight at $20 per table by calling Jean J ordan,picnic chairperson, at 453-6957,by Wednesday. As Jordan puts it,This is an opportunity to meet old friends and share memorieso f growing up in Avon Park while feasting on such food a s fried chicken,swamp cabbage and banana pudding. Highlight of the picnic w ill be the introduction of the 2012 Pioneers of the Y ear,who will be sharing their memories of growing up in Avon Park. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 17, 2012Page 5A 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 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 92475 publix liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 5 5 1 1 0 0 Martial Arts America 00022520 2x3 C OWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 8/17/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 5 5 0 0 7 7 Courtesy photo Amanda Webb joined fellow students, ages 7 to 68, of Victor McNeil of Victor McNeil Performance Horses gathered at a local lake for a safe swimming training day. A catered l unch and dipped strawberries for dessert by Margaret Sager topped the afternoon of Horse N Around. All Pro Studio and graphic design photographer Ken Howard took photos o f the fun day. For more information about riding lessons call 257-1620. Continued from page 2A CO MMUNITYBR IEFS You can lead a horse to water ... NEWS-SUN 385-6155


C M Y K DANIEL ARCHAMBEAU Daniel Joseph Archambeau,77, of Kenton,Mich.,p assed away on Monday,Aug. 13,2012 at Baraga County Memorial Hospital. He was born July 24,1935 i n Baraga,Mich.,son of Joseph and Marie (Kaurala Archambeau. Dan graduated from Baraga High School in 1954,went into the U.S.A rmy for four years and was with the National Guard for 26 years. He received an associate degree from Wayne State University in Detroit.H e lived locally while working for the Upper Peninsula Power Company for about3 5 years,retiring in 1996. Dan enjoyed fishing,hunting,traveling,camping,andb uilding his log cabin in Kenton. He began running m arathons in 1980 when he was 45 years old. By 1993 Dan had run a marathon ina ll 50 states and Washington D.C.. By 1998 he had run in a ll the Canadian Provinces. Nanasivik was his favorite marathon to run,which he ran it at least seven times, including a double marathono f 52 miles. By 2003 he had run a marathon on every c ontinent,having completed a total of 200 full marathons before retiring from running.H e cherished his close relationships with fellow m arathoners around the world. Surviving are his spouse, L ois Brown of Kenton, Mich.; two daughters,Carol (Gerry LAnse,and Michelle (StuartAnse;s tep-children,Arin (Doug Morton of Sebring,Fla.,and John (Cathywn of Kernersville,N.C.; brothers, Peter (CarolArchambeau ofB araga,and Treffles Archambeau of Florida; sist ers,JoAnne Hansen of Deadwood,S.D.,CarolH ocking of South Range, Mich.,and Frances (Rudy Kastelic of Calumet,Mich.; grandchildren,Amanda Sparks,Lisa Deschaine,J ared Deschaine,Dominic Francois,Nathan Francois, Madeleine Morton,Maxime Morton,and Abigail Brown; great-grandchildren,DamonP aris,Andromeda Anderson, and Nora Francois; and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be on Friday,Aug. 17 from 6-8 p.m. at the Jacobson Funeral Home in LAnse. Parish prayers will be recited at 7:30 p.m. by Deacon John Cadeau. The funeral mass will be on Saturday,Aug. 18 at 10 a.m. at St. Anns Church in Baraga,with Fr. John Longbucco officiating. Burial will be in the Baraga Cemetery where Baraga County Area Veterans will conduct military rites under the direction of the American Legion Post 444. In lieu of flowers,donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1480 W. Center Road Suite 1,Essexville,MI 48732. Friends may sign Dans guest book or send condolences at www.jacobsonfuneralhome.com. MIRANDA MING Miranda Cheyanne Ming,18,ofS ebring,Fla., passed away Friday,Aug. 10,2012,in Miami. Shew as born on Sept. 5,1993 in Tifton,Ga., to Sherry Lynn Haralson and Joseph D. Ming. She was a local student of Sebring,Fla.S he was a fun loving,outdoors girl,who loved fishing,campfires,hanging out with her girlfriends,being a free spirit,and loved her kit-t ies,Kahluaand Zenji. Miranda was a lovely young woman who was loving,car-i ng,giving,had a sense of humor,compassionate and knew what was important, her family.One of her most favorite quotes was I n ever had height,but boy I got heart. Miranda was truly one of G ods little angels,an organ donor.In leaving this life s o unexpectedly,she was able to provide life to numerous other young people so that they will carry her smile. S he is survived by her mother,Sherry Pearce of S ebring,Fla.; father,J.D. Ming of Sebring,Fla.; stepfather,Scott Pearce ofS ebring,Fla.; a younger brother who she loved s pending time with and making laugh,Colton Pearce of Sebring,Fla.; paternal g randparents,Don and Beccie Ming of Morriston, Fla.; maternal grandparents, Will and Diane Haralson of Sebring,Fla.; numerousa unts,uncles,and cousins; and three very close friends, Ashley Palmer,Tara OBerry and Scott Barnes. A funeral service will be h eld Saturday,Aug. 18,2012 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist C hurch of Sebring,with interment at Oak HillC emetery in Lake Placid immediately following. Visitation will be held Friday,Aug. 17,2012 from 4-8 p.m. at the Stephenson-N elson Funeral Home in Sebring. Memorial contributions can be made to Life Alliance,c/o Donor FamilyS ervices,1951 NW 7th Ave., Suite 220,Miami,FL 33136. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home,Sebring. DIXON PUGH Dixon Wayne Pugh, 75,of Lake Placid,went to be with his Lord on Monday evening, Aug. 13, 2012 at the Good Shepherd Hospice of Sebring,Fla. Dixon Pugh was born in Shelburn,Ind.,on Oct. 3, 1936 and moved to Lake Placid in 1963. With his wife,Sue,and his two children began to work for a new future. Dixon and Sue were married for 53 years until she went home to be with God on Aug. 7,2009. The Pugh family has been in Lake Placid since 1959 and has seen as well as assisted i n the towns growth. Pugh Septic Tank Service was the only septic tank company in Lake Placid and one of two i n the entire county. In its b eginning years,Pugh Septic Tank was the only company that had a tractor and backhoe available to load the rock and sand for the base of the L ake Placid Tower. Their b ackhoe was also used to help clear the vehicles involved in accidents off U.S. 27,which at that time was two lanes. Pugh Septic Tank is the mother company of Highlands Utilities Corporation (HUCO Pugh saw the need for sewer in our communities back in the early 1970s and started to build this company. B ecause of his vision,Lake Placid now enjoys places like Pizza Hut,Golden Corral,M cDonalds,Bowling Center, W inn Dixie,Burger King, Lake Placid Elementary,theE lks lodge and many others. There were more than 1,500 customers in the Lake Placida nd Sebring area,which i ncludes several commercial businesses along U.S. 27 theL akeshore Mall area,as well as several mobile home parksa nd residential homes. I n his younger years Dixon enjoyed water skiing on Lake C lay,camping,chaperoning for Lake Placid Band functions. In church,he served on numerous committees. Form any years he worked in the nursery and preschoolsS unday School,ran the sound,and ushered in services. In later years,at his per-s onal cost,Dixon created a new video ministry at his church,recording every service and special events. Recordings could be purchased at a minimum costa nd given to the home bound. He graduated from S helburn High in Shelburn, Ind. Dixon had a great love for basketball where he was t he team captain. Dixon loved antiques and finding old bottles. He loved preserving the past through his photography. D ixons survivors include, two daughters,Connie Pugh Twiggs and Lorri Pugh Lammie; Connies husband of 34 years,George; fourg randchildren,Dustin Twiggs,Shannon Stuteville, Brittanie Murray and Marcie Bivins; three great-grand-c hildren,Rayahna Murray, A ddison Twiggs; and the newest Gift from God,little Jorja Bivins,born Aug. 10, 2012. M emorial donations may be made in Dixons honor to Lake Josephine First Baptist Church for the playgroundf und. Visitation for family and friends will be 10-11 a .m. Friday,Aug. 17,2012 at Scott Funeral Home with a service to celebrate Dixonsl ife beginning at 11 a.m. E ntombment will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.Words of comfort to the family and av ideo tribute may be viewed by visiting www.scottfunera lservices.com. Arrangements entrusted to S cott Funeral Home,504 W. Interlake Blvd.,Lake Placid; 465-4134. GREGORY SMITH SR. G regory Smith Sr.,50, passed away Aug. 5,2012. Mr. Smith was born inR edball,N.J.,and resided in Highlands County,Fla. He is s urvived by a son,Gregory Smith Jr. and a daughter, Stephanie Smith. V isitation will be from 67 p.m. Friday,Aug. 17,2012 at Bountiful Blessings Church of God in Sebring, Fla. A funeral service willb e at 1 p.m. Saturday,Aug. 18,2012 at Bountiful Blessings Church Of God, 820 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.,Sebring,Fla. Burialw ill be at Pine Crest Cemetery,Sebring,Fla. A rrangements entrusted with Swann's Mortuary, Sebring,Fla. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, August 17, 2012www.newssun.com DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 8 8 4 4 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 8/17/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 5 5 0 0 5 5 OB ITUARIES M ing Name Niall deployed to southern Afghanistan with the1 st Battalion,7th Marine Regiment in March. He was in frequent communication with his family until around Fathers Day,whenh e went behind Taliban lines for a dangerous mission. Thats when I got worried,his father said. Andw hen his birthday came,I got really worried. On June 21 Nialls 23rd birthday his mother got a box of flowers. Just because youre a lways here for me,mom, Nialls card read. T wo days later,Niall was killed in Afghanistans Helmand Province. Hism om,dad,and grandfather said he stepped on an e nemy improvised explosive device. Commanders informed the Marines parents that not long before his death,N iall was in a ferocious firefight. Just like the pret end battle in his grandpas basement,Niall picked up grenades and fearlesslyh urled them toward the enemy. Everyone who knew Niall knew his greatness, Nialls platoon commander,2 nd Lt. Kenneth Conover, wrote to the family. Col. Coti is immensely p roud of his grandson. But pride doesnt erase the pain h e and other members of N ialls family are experiencing. s been a complete blur,Nialls dad said six weeks after his son was killed. To me,it just hap p ened yesterday. Its hard to believe hes g one,the Marines mother s aid. Niall was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery,where he is surrounded by heroes of the battles in which his grandfather once fought. He was always looking o ut for other peoples welfare,Col. Coti said. W hile delivering Nialls e ulogy,Paul read a B uddhist quotation that inspired his son. The greatest achievem ent is selflessness,it begins. Like Col. William Coti i n Korea and Vietnam, L ance Cpl. Niall Coti-Sears selflessly stepped forward to serve in Afghanistan. Inc hoosing to his risk his life f or others,a proud grands on didn't just emulate a hero. He became one. T o find out more about Tom S ileo or to read features by o ther Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. C ontinued from page 2A M arine was following family tradition T ALLAHASSEE (AP Florida A&M University wants to try to settle a familys lawsuit against the school over the hazingd eath of a band member. FAMU trustees on T hursday voted to instruct attorneys representing theu niversity to enter a voluntary mediation session with a ttorneys for the parents of Robert Champion. Champion died last November after Marching 100 members allegedly beath im during a hazing ritual. Eleven FAMU band m embers face felony hazing charges,while two othersf ace misdemeanor counts in the hazing of Champion. FAMU to try to settle suit KEY WEST (AP Nyad says shes ready again to try swimming from Cuba to Florida. The 62-year-old marathon swimmer tweeted Thursday that she was aiming to begin another crossing of the Florida Straits on Sunday morning. It will be Nyads fourth attempt to swim from the Caribbean island just 90 miles off Key West,where she has spent weeks training and monitoring the weather for a favorable window. Nyad first tried to make the crossing in 1978 as a 28year-old. Diana Nyad says 4th CubaFlorida swim is a go In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, August 17, 2012Page 7A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA000900AOOOXX SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v s. 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 of 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 P ROPERTY, 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, 2 012, 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 degrees 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 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.I f 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 ( 800)955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 1st day of August, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk August 10, 17, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000638 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-WF3, Plaintiff, vs. EVELYN E. RUDD A/K/A EVELYN ELZORA RUDD A/K/A EVELYN BARKER RUDD, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, U NDER, OR AGAINST RAYMOND J. RUDD A/K/A RAYMOND JEWELL RUDD, DECEASED LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: LOT 20, BLOCK 270, PLACID LAKES, SECTION 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 31, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 3rd day of August, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 WELLSLPS-CONV-R-bmllette-Team 1 F12001257-F12001257 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (8137 prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. August 17, 24, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001723 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, ASHLIE M. SADLER, et al, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated February 01, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001723 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and ASHLIE M. SADLER; HIGHLANDS COUNTY; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 13th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 2, BLOCK 4, SEBRING VILLAS FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 83, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 4829 SAGO PALM DRIVE, SEBRiNG, FL 33870 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on August 8, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F09108735 WELLSLPS-FHA--Team1 F09108735 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. August 17, 24, 2012 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 p etitioner 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 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 TO: 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 grantees; 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 CIVIL ACTION C ASE NO.: 09001650GCS DIVISION: GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. T HE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF LUIS H. MORENO, DECEASED, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION T o: THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF LUIS H. MORENO, DECEASED, Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 13 AND LOT 14, IN BLOCK 60, OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SIX, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 68, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A /K/A 108 TANGERINE ROAD NW, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli L aw, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, 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 this court on this 6th day of August, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 PH 10-60477 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator (863 within two (2 this Notice of Sale, if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 August 17, 24, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000555 DIVISION: CITIMORTGAGE, INC. Plaintiff, vs. MARGARET A. CHAVEY, TRUSTEE OF THE MARGARET A. CHAVEY REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED, ET AL, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION To: The Unknown Beneficiaries of the The Margaret A. Chavey Revocable Living Trust Dated Last Known Address: 31412 Curtis Rd., Livonia, MI 48152 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: A PORTION OF LOT 16 AND ALL OF LOT 17 AND LOT 18, OF LAKEWOOD VILLA AND ADDITIONS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. THAT PORTION OF LOT 16, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEASTERLY CORNER OF LOT 17; THENCE RUN SOUTH 12 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST AND ALONG A LINE COMMON TO LOTS 16 AND 17, A DISTANCE OF 76.27 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 87 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 35 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 6.13 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 02 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 37.60 FEET; THENCE NORTH 87 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 13.57 FEET TO A POINT ON A LINE COMMON TO LOTS 16 AND 17; THENCE NORTH 12 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST AND ALONG SAID LINE A DISTANCE OF 43.28 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 100 Lake Byrd Blvd., Avon Park, FL 33825-8060 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, 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 this court on this 6th day of August, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 CCD 10-45303 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act 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, (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 17, 24, 2012 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act 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, (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 17, 24, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000615 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, JOHNNIE A. FRANKLIN, DECEASED, ET AL, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION To: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST, JOHNNIE A. FRANKLIN, DECEASED Last Known Address: Publish and Appoint GAL, Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 8, BLOCK 19, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3715 Castile Ave., Sebring, FL 33872-2218 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, 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 this court on this 7th day of August, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 CCD 10-45303 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE 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, P robate 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 A ttorney for Person Giving Notice: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: lanier30@embarqmail.com Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Tele: (863 August 10, 17, 2012 1050L egals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. 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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, August 17, 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 NOTICE OF POLICY AMENDMENT SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES The following policy will be considered at the regular Board meeting to be held Wednesday, August, 22, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hardee Campus at 2968 US Hwy 17 N., Bowling Green, FL. The general public is invited. Policy Development: Proposed amendments to the following policy. Policy 1.10 Equal Opportunity For additional information, interested parties may v isit the college website at www.southflorida.edu/trustees or contact the Office of the President, South Florida State College at 600 West College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825. IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION M ADE 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 17, 19, 2012 U. S. DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF FLORIDA A ppointment of New U. S. Magistrate Judge F ort Lauderdale, FL T he Judicial Conference of the United States has authorized the appointment of a full-time United States Magist rate Judge for the Southern District of Florida at Fort Laud erdale. The current annual salary for the magistrate j udge position is $160,080 per year. The term of office is eight years. A full public notice for the magistrate judge position is posted on the Court's Internet website at: w ww.flsd.uscourts.gov I nterested persons may contact the clerk of the district court for additional information and application forms. The a pplication form is also available on the Court's website www.flsd.uscourts.gov. Applications must be submitted e lectronically to: F lsd_magistratejudgerecruitment@flsd.uscourts.gov by August 31, 2012. J uly 29; August 17, 29, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000615 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2005-WMC6 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, S ERIES 2005-WMC6, Plaintiff, vs. JERRY GONZALEZ; ET AL., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 6, 2012, and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000615, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF MORGAN STANLEY ABS CAPITAL I INC. TRUST 2005-WMC6 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-WMC6 is Plaintiff and LUCY SUAREZ GONZALEZ A/K/A LUCILLA GONZALEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LUCY SUAREZ GONZALEZ A/K/A LUCILLA GONZALEZ; GLENN SUAREZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF GLENN SUAREZ; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION; are defendants. The Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, bidding begins at 11:00 A.M., Eastern Time, on the 13th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 56, IN BLOCK A, OF SPRING LAKE, SECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 6217 WILSON TERRACE, SEBRING, FL 33870 Dated this 8th day of August, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo As Deputy Clerk In accordance with requirements of Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA Highlands County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs, or activities. 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact Melissa Bruns, ADA Coordinator, at 863-402-6509 (Voice 711, by e-mail mbruns@hcbcc.org, by regular mail at 600 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 request for CART or interpreter services should be made at least 24 hours in advance to permit coordination of the services. August 17, 24, 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 17, 2012Page 9A 2000 DODGECARAVAN (SE Miles / Great Condition Overall / One Owner / $2200.00 863-402-2263 9450Automotive for Sale TIRES (2235 75R15. $80.00 Call 863-465-3266 TIRE 20565 B15. $40. Call 863-465-3266 9350Automotive Parts& Accessories2006 CHEVYEXTENDED CAB / 4 Wheel Drive / One owner / Non Smoker 86,000 Miles. $14,000.00 863-840-3406 9200T rucks 9000 TransportationFUN ONE DAY SALE! CHECKMATE 17' TRIMATE II 1977, Black/Orange, Fish/Ski, 1987-115 Yamaha, Top, Cover, Ski Stanchion, CG equip., Excel. Trailer, New Battery. $3,750. Call 561-352-4699 or davidcoldwell@att.net. See the boat at the Publix in Lake Placid on HWY 27 from 12-5pm. on Saturday the 18th. All Reasonable CASH offers will be considered. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 Recreation UNIVERSAL CARRIERHarmar/AL001 for Class 2 Hitch. New $568. Asking $425. Call 863-471-1953 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& Equipment PET CARRIERLarge, folds flat. Good for Vet visits, travel & cage training. $40. Call 863-465-9463NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesRIDING MOWERCraftsman IC LT1000, 16HPOHV, 42"cut. Model 917. Like new. $400. Call 863-699-2171, leave message. 7400Lawn & Garden SEBRINGMULTIFAMILY SALE! 311 Wren Ave. Fri Sat Sun, Aug. 17-18-19, 7am-? Electronics, tractor, baby items, tools, new/used clothing, household items,antiques. Much More! SEBRING **ESTATE SALE ** 1115 Sunbird Place, Fri & Sat Aug. 17 & 18, 6AM Noon. Furniture, Sm. Appliances, Household Items, Clothing, VHS Movies. Too Much To List! SEBRING FRI.SUN. 8 -?. 5508 N. Huckleberry Lk. Dr. Huge Moving Sale! Something for Everyone. New clothing, gift sets, household, toys & much more! SEBRING FRI.SAT. 8 2pm. 5055 Camp Sparta Rd. Watch for signs! Multi-Family Sale at Camp Sparta. Lots of clothing, (men's, women's, boys & girl's). Baby items, home decor, Christmas items, toys, and much more! Will have tons of elementary home school books at cheap prices! SEBRING -MOVING SALE Sebring Hills, 214 Lark Avenue. 3 bedroom sets, living room & kitchen, sewingmachine. T hursday, Friday, Saturday, 8am-3pm. SEBRING -GARAGE / SIDEWALK SALE! DOWNTOWN at the CIRCLE. O VER 20 VENDORS August 18, 7am 1pm. AVON PARKLAKES Thur. Fri. & Sunday. 8 5pm. 1955 N. Torrington Rd. office desk, piano, refrigerator & family room & much more! AVON PARKLAKES Fri. Sun. 8 ?. 2538 North Avon Blvd. EVERYTHING! 7320Garage &Yard SalesTRAVEL TRUNKfor Motor scooter or Motorcycle. New. $49. 863-414-8412 7310B argain Buys REFRIGERATOR, BEIGE, good condition, freezer on bottom, $100, 863-452-5579 NEW CARPETDifferent sizes. $30. Call 863-465-3266 EXERCISE BIKELifestyler. Good Cond. $15. 863-465-7490. Call 863-465-7490 CUPS &SAUCERS Beautiful, some floral, most made in England. Many varieties, over 500 to choose. $15.00 863-382-8301 CERAMIC TILES18, 13" X 13" & 9, 3" X 13" matching base board tiles. Covers approx. 4' x 5', yellow-beige in color. $15. Call 863-465-7490. CERAMIC TILEBRAZIL, Majopar. 3" X 91/2", off white, nice pattern. 8in box, 30 boxes. All for $70. 863-253-3550 1 0 PIECEPVC Patio Set Off White, O val table w/ 4 chairs, 2 lounge chairs w/ hassocks, cushions for all, 1 magazine tale w/ lamp. $325 OBO. 863-633-8964 7310Bargain Buys HUGE STORAGESHED 11' High, 11' Wide, 20' Long. Hurricane wind resistant, $2200. Call 863-471-3273 leave message if no answer. BILOXI GETAWAY Sept. 3rd to 6th $220. P.P. Dbl. Occup. free play & m uch more @ Beau Rivage Call Rita Dawson @ 863-452-4647 ST 3755 6 Licensed & bonded BEAUTY SALONEQUIPMENT Shampoo Bowl Stations Chairs with Hair Dryers FOR INFORMATION CALL 863-214-9596 or 863-382-3960 7300M iscellaneous TELEVISION HUTCHw/glass cabinets sides, 4 shelves w/2 door cabinet. $250. Call 863-414-3804 COMPUTER DESKGrey. Asking $150.00 Call 863-414-3804 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 O FFICES &WAREHOUSES w/large overhead garage doors. 2905 SR 17 North. 1560 sq. ft. 4860 sq. ft. Call 863-471-7971 or 863-385-3209 6750C ommercial Rental SEBRING 3BR(Possible 4 BR Large Fenced Yard with Citrus trees. Nice area, Indian Streets off Lakeview Dr. $700 Mo., Plus 1st & security. 863-446-1861 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 HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp with lake access. Furnished 2/1, appliances, A/C. $550/mo. + $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250F urnished Houses AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 AVON PARK** Highlands Apartments 1680 North Delaware Ave. 1BR, 1BA & 2BR, 2BA Available. Central Heat & Air. Extra insulation. 1st & Sec. Call 863-449-0195 SEBRING -1 & 2 BR,1BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. Includes water. $395 $600/mo. Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. RELAX ATLake Isis Villas* Luxurious 1 & 2BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments 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. 6150F urnishedApartments SEBRING 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. 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 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 R entals S EBRING-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 HARBORHOMES 4/2 From 499 Mo Loaded 3/2 From 399 Mo Loaded Homes on Your Lot 0 Down 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSELL YOURHOUSE IN 48 HOURS Any Price or Condition. Short Sales Okay. Private Investors. Call us at: 239-200-9593 4320Real 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 SaleSEBRING 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 4080Homes for SaleSebringWOW! LARGEAVON PARK 3/2 SFR, 1,692 sq. ft. down the street from Lake Olivia, New floors. Priced below market at $69.9K. 2596 N Ithica Rd. Call 561-262-6884 4060Homes for SaleAvon ParkSPRING LAKE541 Serenade Terrace. CBS, 3/2, attached garage, new roof, porch, Florida room, many extras, carpet & ceramic floors. See Saturday & Sunday after 2pm. 305-885-1621 4040H omes For SaleCORPORATE/SHORT TERM HOUSING Looking for a Home away from Home? We offer housing solutions. New 1 BR. 1 BA Homes completely furnished located in active adult 55+ Resort. Call Sun Homes at Buttonwood Bay 888-692-2390 for a private tour. Immediate Occupancy available.Visit us online at SunVacationhomes.comEHO Competitive Monthly Rates. Ask about our Weekly Special good through 10-31-12. 4040Homes For Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial 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. SATELLITE INSTALLATIONTECH Needed, must have Truck/Van & basic tools, will train. Send resume to: floridatotalcom@verizon.net QC MANAGER needed for local precast hollowcore company. Experience with precast, quality control & concrete testing required. PCI Level I & II & ACI Certified preferred, NOT REQUIRED. Email resume/salary requirements to: juliem@floridaprecastind.com Fax: 863-655-1215 NURSING ADJUNCTINSTRUCTOR (P/T Assistant (CNA Highlands Campus (Avon Park have an associate or higher degree in Nursing, current Fla. RN licensure, and m in. 2 yrs. recent nursing exp. Teaching exp. pref. Work schedule varies. $29.39/contract hr. Open until filled. For details visit: http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com. (863 N OW SEEKING Experienced Asphalt Personnel & Foremen. Call 863-635-3592 NOW HIRINGP/T Drivers with Class A CDL for the PRIDE Tire Retread Plant located at Avon Park Correctional. Candidates must be able to lift 75+ lbs. repeatedly and work 12+ hrs. in a day. Candidates must also be able to pass an NCIC background check and a drug screening. Serious candidates only. C ontact Andy Aunspaugh or Cheryl Whidden at 1-800-929-2715 to arrange an interview. 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 t heir 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. EXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 DRIVERS -Flatbed to run FL/GA/SC/CDL Class A, 3 yrs. exp., good MVR, Benefits. Call Atlantic Truck Lines, Jacksonville, Fl 904-353-4723 M-F. (9 3pm COME JOINOUR WINNING TEAM! Comprehensive Home Care We are looking for RN, LPN, PT, OT, ST, HHA and MSW. Interviewing Tuesday, Aug. 14th from 10:30am 2pm. at the Residence Inn 3221 Tubbs Rd, Sebring Fl. 33872 For more info. call Donna Russo 954-591-4903 ** LOCAL COUPLE ** Wanted for weekends to sell our Handmade Jewelry at Art & Craft Festivals. Gas / Commission / Lodging Paid. Must have own transportation. 863-382-6032 Please Leave Message. 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentLOST! LARGEBlack & Tan Dog. Male, Rottweiler & Doberman mix. Area of Avon Park Lakes. REWARD. Call 863-201-0182 1200Lost & Found 1100AnnouncementsCounty, Florida. Property Address: 950 Larkspur Street, Lake Placid, Florida 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk August 17, 24, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-218-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JOE MESSANA CONSTRUCTION CO., INC., a/k/a JOE MESSANA CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC., a Florida corporation, MESSANA'S CONSTRUCTION CO., INC., a Florida corporation, DIANNE M. MESSANA, individually, JOSEPH M. MESSANA, JR., individually, JILL COMPTON, EQUABLE A SCENT FINANCIAL, LLC f/k/a HILCO RECEIVABLES, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, AUTO OWNERS INSURANCE COMPANY, a Michigan corporation, STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, COUNTRY WALK OF LAKE PLACID HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation, PORTFOLIO RECOVERY ASSOCIATES, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Amended Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on August 6, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on September 13, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.: Parcel 1: Lots 7 and 8, PINE RIDGE PARK, as per plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 13, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. And also a perpetual right or easement in common with the grantors, their heirs, personal representatives, assigns, and grantees to use and enjoy all of the rights of the grantors to the beach and waterfront described as: COMMENCING at the intersection of the South boundary of State Road No. 621 with the West boundary of Section 26; thence in a Northeasterly direction along the south boundary of said State Road No. 621 a distance of 33 feet more or less; thence South 138 feet more or less to the true meander lien of Lake June-on-Winter; thence in a Southwesterly direction to the true meander corner between Sections 26 and 27; thence North between Sections 26 and 27 to the POINT OF BEGINNING; together with the riparian rights connected with the appurtenant thereto bordering on the navigable water known as Lake June-in-Winter; reasonably and with due regard to the right of others but not exclusively. Property Address: 731 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Parcel 2: Lot 1, in Block 2, of COUNTRY WALK, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 50, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 32 Quail Roost Road, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Parcel 3: Lot 19, Block 11, of LEISURE LAKES SECTION ONE, according to the map or plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 6, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 3061 Oleander Drive, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Parcel 4: Lot 15 and 16, Block 170, LEISURE LAKES SECTION THREE, as recorded in Plat Book 6, Page 25, of the Public Records of Highlands IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 12-297 GCS COMMUNITY BANK OF FLORIDA, INC. a Florida corporation Plaintiff vs. NIKKI WILLIS formerly known as NIKKI JADO and BRIAN WILLIS; her spouse SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final J udgment of Foreclosure dated July 23, 2012 and entered in Case No. 12-297 GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein COMMUNITY BANK OF FLORIDA, INC., Plaintiff, and NIKKI WILLIS f/k/a NIKKI JADO, BRIAN WILLIS, her husband, and SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC. are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Jury Assembly Room, Sebring, Florida 33870, on the 13th day of September, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. the following described property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 19, Block C, SPRING LAKE SECTION ONE, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9 at Page 23 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida Property Address: 5933 Thunder Road, Sebring, Florida 33870 Dated this 13th day of July, 2012. /s/ Lisa Tantillo D eputy Clerk August 17, 24, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 12-296 GCS COMMUNITY BANK OF FLORIDA, INC. a Florida corporation Plaintiff vs. NIKKI WILLIS formerly known as NIKKI JADO and BRIAN WILLIS; her spouse SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 23, 2012 and entered in Case No. 12-296 GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein COMMUNITY BANK OF FLORIDA, INC., Plaintiff, and NIKKI WILLIS f/k/a NIKKI JADO, BRIAN WILLIS, her husband, and SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC. are D efendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Jury Assembly Room, Sebring, Florida 33870, on the 14th day of September, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. the following de-s cribed property as set forth in said Order or Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 16, Block DD, SPRING LAKE, VILLAGE VI, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10 at Page 21 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida Property Address: 100 Robinhood Terrace, Sebring, Florida 33878-7464 Dated this 13th day of July, 2012. /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk August 17, 24, 2012 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 Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five business days prior to the proceeding at the Highlands County Courthouse. Telephone 863-386-6565 or 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. DATED at Sebring, Florida, on 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. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us: 314-9876 N ews-Sun Classified 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 Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 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 HOME 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 1 1:00 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 b idder 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 ( TDD) (941) 534-7777, or Florida Relay Service 800-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk August 10, 17, 2012BRENMAR ADVERTISING 3X5 AD # 00022511AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00022002


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C M Y K I had the opportunity to fish with my son Chris the other day. He enjoys fishing and we get out whenever he has time. With a wife and three kids, a house to take care of and a full-time job, not to mention that he lives two hours away in Jupiter, his opportunities to go fishing with his old man have been few and far between. So, last Sunday morning we went out to Lake Glenada, knowing wed probably get rained out by noon, to do a little flippin for bass. With no wind, high humidity and temperatures at 9 a.m. already soaring past 80 degrees, it didnt take long for both of us to break out ina heavy sweat as we flipped the reeds on the northwest side of the lake. It didnt take long before I landed a nice two-pounder, followed within moments bya slightly bigger two-pounder that Chris flipped into the boat. Ahhhhhhh, competition, an American tradition! The action slowed and we moved to another section of the lake, an area that had produced well for me in the past. Two more bass, one each, back-to-back and then nothing. We fished through the entire area with Chris moving ahead with a small 8-inch bass that when he set the hook, the bass actually flew out of the water and across the boat, landing in the water behind us. OK, technically, that put Chris ahead. Moving to our third and final spot on the eastern shoreline, Chris connected with another 2 1/2 pounder. With three in the boat, to my two, I realized time was running out. Storm clouds were gathering and moving in on us quickly. If I was going to beat Chris on this trip, I needed to do it soon. As the first few drops fell, I saw my line jump, then move sideways, and as I set the hook, a nice 5-pound bass broke the surface. I looked over at Chris and he just shook his head. As we hurried back to the boat ramp, I had to rub it in that the old man was still the best fisherman! I have a nice, small lake behind my house in Golf Hammock, so we brought th e fish home, showed them off to everyone, got a couple pictures and released them into the lake. My son has two daughters, Kate and Kayla, which meansI have two grand-daughters. They both love to fish, but on this particularly hot day, they decided to stay home with mom and grandma and spend the day swimming. My youngest grandchild, Connor, didnt seem too impressed when we held up one of the bass for him to get a good look at. At 9-months old, hes probably a bit shy of having any real interest in fishing. Jokingly, I told Connor when he turns 16 and gets his drivers license, Grandpa would give him his Chevy truck and Ranger Comanche. As I said it, I realized the truck would be over 20-years old and the Ranger, real close to 20. I was also kind of shocked to think in 16 years Id be almost 80. Now thats something to think about. Fishing has changed a lot since I was a kid. My brothers and I loved sports; baseball, basketball and football, but we also loved to fish and hunt. My fathers passion for the outdoors was passed on to our generation, and, like his father and his fathers father, SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, August 17, 2012 Page 3B Fishin Around Don Norton Fathers, Sons and Grandsons News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE From left, the 2012 Sebring varsity volleyball team, Meghan Lollis, Paige Lewis, Hannah Lollis, Lindsey Whittington, Maci Harris, Allie Mann, Ansley Selander, Jordan Hinkle, Hannah Tucker, Caylin Webb and Bella Caraballo. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC began their second season on Saturday, August 11. HYFC is part of the Police Athletic League (PAL)A ssociation Sunshine C onference. The Highlands Eagles football teams and cheerleaders have been working hard since practice began on July 9, at the Highlands County Sports Complex. Coaches are very pleased w ith the progress the teams and cheerleaders have made. Teams have really come together, relationships have formed and the coaches are expecting good things to come during the season. The Highlands Eagles hosted the Kick-Off Classic game at the Avon Park High School football field to take on the Auburndale Hounds. The anticipation of getting t o play in the jamboree game was finally here. Coaches have been getting their game strategies together and player hopes were high. Full games with each team playing four quarters of ball were scheduled for the day. The first team to take the field was the Flag team ages5 and 6-years old coached by h ead coach Steve Remes. The offense took the field with pride. With a strong offensive drive, the Eagles quickly took control of the game, scoring at will. The defense made their p resence known and stood strong, only allowing the Hounds one score for the day. It was a very exciting game with the Eagles getting their first win of the season and the day with a score of 21-6. Next to take the field was the Mighty Might team ages 7, 8 and 9 coached by head coach, Justin Jackson. The Eagles took the field with pride and quickly domi-n ated the field with first-time player and quarterback Graisin Wheelock completing his first pass to Anthony Henderson for a 12-yard gain. Running back Taivion Coston broke free for a 40yard run to the end zone, only to be called back for penalties, but went on to score anothert ouchdown later in the game. F ullback Alex Pollard was like a hammer running the ball up the middle, along with Garza and Coston, earning key yards for the offense. On the defensive side of the ball, Ronnie Roberts made several key tackles with teamm ates Garza and Caleb Reed getting sacks to shut down the Hounds defense taking the second win of the day with a score of 21-0. Next up was the Pee Wee team ages 10 and 11 coached by head coach Tim Hooks were eager and ready to take the field. In the first offensive drive of the game, Kasey Hawthorne broke free to score a 56-yard touchdown andk icking the extra point. The defense took the field with the Hounds to quickly shut down the offensive efforts with key tackles by linebacker Austin Oppold and defensive tackle Giovanni Andino. The Eagles offense dominated the game with additiona l scores made in the game by Kevin Rivera and Hawthorne to bring them the third win of the day with a final score of 28-0. Following the Pee Wee game, the Junior Varsity team ages 12 and 13 lead by head coach Cliff Howell took the field with the Hounds. The game got off to a great start with an offensive drive with Akem JnPierre on a 35yard run to be brought down just outside the five-yard line, quarterback CJ Harris ran the ball in for the first touchdown of the day to take an early lead of 7-0. The strong JVdefense remained intact from last seaHYFC hosts Kick-Off Classic Courtesy photo T aivion Coston cruises across the goal line in the 21-0 Mitey Mite win for the Eagles. See EAGLES, Page 3B By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Anew season will often see a lot of new faces, especially in the wake of losing seven players to graduation from a volleyball roster. And yet, even with what would be a seeming overhaul, a lot of familiar faces will be taking the court for the Lady Blue Streaks this season. Thats the thing, we lost a lot of players, but a lot of these girls coming back got a lot of playing time last season, head coach Venessa Sinness said. So there is still a lot of experience coming back. Coming back from a district runner up spot and a trip to the playoffs makes that experience invaluable as the team also works in a number of talented, though younger players, as well. The back line will be anchored by returnees Allie Mann and Jordan Hinkle, while blending in sophomore Hannah Tucker and freshmen Ansley Selander and Maci Harris. e should be strong defensively in the back, Alli and Jordan are very good and get to everything, Sinness said. Up front, Sebring returns some experience and size, with senior Meghan Lollis and junior Bella Carabello looking to be forces at the net. The duo will also be backed by some added length and athleticism of senior Paige Lewis and sophomores Hannah Lollis and Caylin Webb. Though, even with a strong defense and imposing front line, it all revolves around the setter, and the Lady Streaks wont be lacking there. Junior Lindsey Whittington split time at the spot last season and has taken the reins this season from day one. s got great hands and will do a great job setting up our hitters, Sinness said. And with her height and jumping ability, she can attack from that position as well. Taking over such a key role on the team, full-time, might be daunting to some, but Whittington doesnt see it that way. Surprisingly, I havent had the teeniest bit of butterflies, she said. Ive been anxiously waiting for this time to come. Im very excited to take on the fulltime setter role. Im ready for people to see what Im capable of. Just the kind of attitude and leadership one would want to see out of the position. Another key is knowing the teammates, where they like the ball and what each are capable of. Somewhat of a coach on the floor, and Whittington sees things from that perspective. The team this year is very versatile, she said. e all have the ability to bump, set and hit the ball. Theres also an immense amount of chemistry with all of us, which is key to a great team. In District 9-6Aagain Lady Streaks stay strong News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Senior Allie Mann returns as a key to Sebrings back court defense this season. See FISHING, Page 3B Ive been anxiously waiting for this time to come. LINDSEYWHITTINGTON Sebring setter See SEBRING, Page 3B


C M Y K T ri fundraisersSEBRING The TriPower youth triathletes who are going to IronKids Nationals in Iowaare promotingthe following fundraisers: I ndoor yard sale with food concession Saturday, Aug. 18 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. at Lake Haven Estates Clubhouse, 5400 N Huckleberry Lake Dr., Sebring. Something for everyone, including childrens clothing for school Big Board Outfitters will also donate proceeds from all paddle board and kayak rentals from nowthrough the evening of S unday, Aug. 19. at 330 US Hwy 27 N, S uite 5, Sebring. Call Josh at368-0651 for reservations and more information.Travel team softball tryoutsAVONPARK Tryouts for a 12-Under travel softball team will be held Friday, Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Avon Park girls softball fields behind the Hess gass tation. All area girls are welcome to try out for the team, which will be coached by Kat L andress. For more information, call Coach L andress at 443-0301.Soccer sign-upsSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAbegan Fall Soccer regist ration 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 passesA VONPARK South Florida State College Season Passes on sale for 201213 Athletic Seasons. T he 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.Florida Trail Association August OutingsSaturday, Aug.18 Activity: Trail Maintenance Location: National Scenic Trail at B oney Marsh, Bluff Hammock Rd., Lorida (just south of Sebring Bring water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. C ontact: 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 tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring: Walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact: Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or lplum@verizon.netShining Star GolfLAKEPLACID The Highway Park Community Create a Shining Star program will be hosting a fund raising golf tournament Saturday, Sept. 8. Cost is $55 per person, which includes luncheon, or $220 per four-person team. For more information, contact Star Program at 465-8131, Ray Brown Sr. at 381-9479, Theresa Williams at 243-2843, or Dee Dee Harstine at 465-1626.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, spons ored 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 spallone@habitathighlands.org .Adult Softball LeaguesSEBRING The Highlands County Parks and Recreation Department will be accepting team registrations for the summer leagues until Thursday, Sept. 6. Games will begin at the Highlands County Sports Complex the week of Sept. 10. L eagues will include mens slow pitch, womens, church and recreation and coed leagues. Leagues are open to all adults and y outh 16 years and older. League fees will be $360 plus a one t ime sanctioning fee of $15 for the 2012 fiscal year for new teams. P lease call Dan Jamison at the Highlands County Sports Complex at 8 63-402-6755.Haiti Bible Mission 5KSEBRINGAfundraising 5K run/walk will be held Saturday, Aug. 18, at Highlands Hammock State Park, beginning at 7:30 a.m. Fee is $25, with a $2 Park Entry due at check-in time. The purpose of the Haiti Bible Mission is to raise up world-changing leaders to spread the love of Christ throughout Haiti and impact a people in need. The approach is relational and focuses on the most isolated and poverty-stricken parts of Haiti. The ministry encompasses Christian outreach, educational support, orphan care and humanitarian assistance. For more information, call Tim Baker at 381-0701 or Chet Brojek at 385-4736.Franza inductionAVON PARK Its still a ways off, but its never too early to secure a spot to take in Joe Franzas induction into the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. Tickets are not available at the door. The 37th FACAHall of Fame induction ceremonies will be on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 at the Hilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort, beginning with a Noon luncheon. The luncheon and induction are open to all friends and family, at a cost of $35 per person, if purchased prior to Friday, Dec. 21. Tickets after this dates will be $50 each, and no tickets will be sold after Friday, Jan. 4. Luncheon tickets can be purchased by contacting FACAat (85017, or PO Box 13805, Tallahassee, FL32317. Tickets are not mailed, but held at the door for pick up. Hotel reservations are available at (386 Please request the FACAGroup rate of $99. The Hall of Fame is the highest honor given by the FACA. The award is designed to recognize FACAmembers for years of coaching tenure in Florida high schools, for dedication to the FACAand for outstanding coaching accomplishments. Dont miss out on seeing one of Highlands Countys own bestowed with this great honor. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB New York7047.598 Baltimore6453.5476 Tampa Bay6354.5387 Boston5761.48313.5 Toronto5562.47015 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago6452.552 Detroit6355.5342 Cleveland5464.45811 Kansas City5165.44013 Minnesota5067.42714.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas6749.578 Oakland6155.5266 Los Angeles6256.5256 Seattle5564.46213.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Baltimore 7, Boston 1 N.Y. Yankees 3, Texas 0 Chicago White Sox 3, Toronto 2 Detroit 8, Minnesota 4 Kansas City 5, Oakland 0 L.A. Angels 9, Cleveland 6 Seattle 3, Tampa Bay 2 Wednesdays Games Detroit 5, Minnesota 1 Seattle 1, Tampa Bay 0 Baltimore 5, Boston 3 N.Y. Yankees 3, Texas 2 Chicago White Sox 9, Toronto 5 Kansas City 3, Oakland 2 L.A. Angels 8, Cleveland 4 Thursdays Games Texas at N.Y. Yankees, late Boston at Baltimore, late Chicago White Sox at Toronto, late Oakland at Kansas City, late Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels, late Fridays Games Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 4-7) at Detroit (Verlander 12-7), 7:05 p.m. Boston (F.Morales 3-3) at N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 11-10), 7:05 p.m. Texas (Darvish 12-8) at Toronto (Happ 1-1), 7:07 p.m. Chicago White Sox (Sale 14-3 Kansas City (Mendoza 6-8 Cleveland (McAllister 5-4 (Milone 9-9 Tampa Bay (Shields 10-7 Angels (Weaver 15-2), 10:05 p.m. Minnesota (Blackburn 4-8 (Iwakuma 3-3LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA Trout, LAA38593131.340 Cabrera, DET46877153.327 Mauer, MIN40066128.320 Jeter, NYY49270157.319 Revere, MIN34546110.319 HOME RUNS Dunn, CHW34 Hamilton, TEX34 Willingham, MIN30 Cabrera, DET30 Granderson, NYY30 Encarnacion, TOR30 RUNS BATTED IN Cabrera, DET103 Hamilton, TEX101 Willingham, MIN88 Fielder, DET84 Pujols, LAA82 WON-LOST Weaver, LAA15-2 Price, TB15-4 Sale, CHW14-3 Harrison, TEX13-7 Vargas, SEA13-8 ERA Weaver, LAA2.22 Verlander, DET2.46 Price, TB2.50 Sale, CHW2.60 Hernandez, SEA2.60 STRIKEOUTS Scherzer, DET178 Verlander, DET174 Hernandez, SEA174 Darvish, TEX162 Shields, TB153 SAVES Rodney, TB37 J. Johnson, BAL35 C. Perez, CLE32 Soriano, NYY293 tied at23NATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington7345.619 Atlanta6849.5814.5 New York5562.47017.5 Philadelphia5463.46218.5 Miami5365.44920 Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati7146.607 Pittsburgh6453.5477 St. Louis6453.5477 Milwaukee5264.44818.5 Chicago4670.39724.5 Houston3980.32833 West Division WLPctGB Los Angeles6553.551 San Francisco6454.5421 Arizona5859.4966.5 San Diego5267.43713.5 Colorado4471.38319.5 ___ Tuesdays Games L.A. Dodgers 11, Pittsburgh 0 Cincinnati 3, N.Y. Mets 0 Philadelphia 1, Miami 0 Atlanta 6, San Diego 0 Houston 10, Chicago Cubs 1 St. Louis 8, Arizona 2 Colorado 8, Milwaukee 6 San Francisco 6, Washington 1 Wednesdays Games Miami 9, Philadelphia 2 Chicago Cubs 7, Houston 2 Colorado 7, Milwaukee 6 Washington 6, San Francisco 4 L.A. Dodgers 9, Pittsburgh 3 Cincinnati 6, N.Y. Mets 1 Atlanta 6, San Diego 1 St. Louis 5, Arizona 2 Thursdays Games L.A. Dodgers at Pittsburgh, late N.Y. Mets at Cincinnati, late San Diego at Atlanta, late Philadelphia at Milwaukee, late Arizona at St. Louis, late Miami at Colorado, late Fridays Games N.Y. Mets (J.Santana 6-8 Washington (E.Jackson 7-7 Chicago Cubs (T.Wood 4-8) at Cincinnati (Arroyo 8-7 L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 11-8 (Hanson 12-5 Arizona (Miley 12-8 (Keuchel 1-4 Philadelphia (Worley 6-7) at Milwaukee (Gallardo 11-8 Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 10-5 Louis (Westbrook 12-8), 8:15 p.m. Miami (LeBlanc 1-2 (Francis 4-4 San Francisco (M.Cain 11-5 Diego (Ohlendorf 4-3), 10:05 p.m.LEAGUELEADERSBATTING ABRHBA McCutchen, PIT42482152.358 Cabrera, SF45984159.346 Votto, CIN29852102.342 Posey, SF37951125.330 Gonzalez, COL42177136.323 HOME RUNS Braun, MIL29 Beltran, STL28 Kubel, ARI25 McCutchen, PIT24 Bruce, CIN24 RUNS BATTED IN Beltran, STL83 Holliday, STL81 Gonzalez, COL78 Braun, MIL77 LaRoche, WAS77 Kubel, ARI77 WON-LOST Dickey, NYM15-4 Cueto, CIN15-6 G. Gonzalez, WAS15-6 Burnett, PIT14-4 Strasburg, WAS14-5 ERA Zimmermann, WAS2.38 Cueto, CIN2.45 Vogelsong, SF2.72 Lohse, STL2.72 Dickey, NYM2.89 STRIKEOUTS Dickey, NYM175 Strasburg, WAS173 Kershaw, LAD165 G. Gonzalez, WAS158 Hamels, PHL158 SAVES Hanrahan, PIT33 Kimbrel, ATL31 Chapman, CIN28 Motte, STL27 Papelbon, PHL26EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Sporting KC1374433022 New York1275414034 Houston1167403527 Chicago1175382825 D.C.1183363629 Montreal10133333643 Columbus884282021 Philadelphia7122232327 New England6125232629 Toronto FC5134192540WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA San Jose1455474729 Real Salt Lake1393423630 Seattle1067373224 Vancouver1077372829 Los Angeles11113364339 FC Dallas6118262934 Chivas USA795261425 Colorado8151253135 Portland5125202037 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. ___ Wednesdays Games Los Angeles at Columbus, 7 p.m. Portland at Toronto FC, 7:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 18 Vancouver at Seattle FC, 4 p.m. Sporting Kansas City at Toronto FC, 4:30 p.m. San Jose at Montreal, 7:30 p.m. New England at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. FC Dallas at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m. Chivas USA at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 19 Philadelphia at D.C. United, 5 p.m. Portland at New York, 7 p.m. Columbus at Houston, 9 p.m.BASEBALLCOMMISSIONERS OFFICESuspended San Francisco OF Melky Cabrera 50 games for violating Major League Baseballs Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.FOOTBALLNational Football League CAROLINA PANTHERSWaived G Andre Ramsey. Signed RB Armond Smith. NEW YORK GIANTSPlaced DT Martin Parker on the waived-injured list. Signed DT Carlton Powell and DT Oren Wilson. NEW YORK JETSSigned CB LeQuan Lewis. OAKLAND RAIDERSPlaced WR Duke Calhoun and LB Mario Kurn on the waived-injured list.COLLEGEGEORGIA STATEAnnounced the retirement of football coach Bill Curry after the 2012 season. 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 7 7 p p . m m . C hicago Cubs at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at L.A. Angels . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . 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C M Y K Lake June WestA Scramble was played Thursday, Aug. 9. Winning first place was the team of Ken Rowen, Larry Heath, Don Boulton and Charlotte Mathew with 54; second place, Dick Denhart, Mario Cappelletti and Margaret Schultz with 55; and third place, Ron Hesson, John and Gloria Huggett with 56. Closest to the pin: (Men Hesson, 23-feet-8-inches. A Mens League event was played on Wednesday, Aug. 8. Winning first place was the team of Dick Denhart, Mario Cappelletti, Dick Reaney and Fred Neer with 44; and second place, Ron Hesson, Jack Maginnis, Don Boulton and Larry Heath with 46. C losest to the pin: No. 4, Dick D enhart, 19-feet; and No. 8, Fred Neer, 4-feet-7-inches.Placid LakesT he 2012 Summer Sizzler Scramble was played on Saturday, Aug. 4. The team of Anthony Haney, Rose Hunter, Ralph and Narola Rosenberg came out on top with a 37.0 total, followed by Dick Wellman, Jock Hoerner, Sue Mackey and Karen Wallin with a 39.8 for second. R on MacPherson, Larry Garduno, Bobbie Miller and Barb Moriarity took third with a 40.2. Wellman was closest to the pin for the men, getting to 6-feet, one-half inch from No. 2, while Hunter hit to within 21-feet, 10-inches from No. 11 t o lead the women.River GreensThe Ladies Association played a Pro-Am tournament on Thursday, Aug. 9. Winning first place was the team of Michele Koon, Barb S tuber, Ray Gower and Jody Ethun with minus-.5. I ndividual winners were: First place, Jody Ethun with plus-1.5; and second place, Donna Johnson with plus-2. The Morrison Group played a game on Thursday, Aug. 9. The winners were: First place, Gil Heier a nd Harold Plagens with 58. Tying for seco nd-fourth places were Lefty St. Pierre and Ken Koon; Keith Kincer and Butch Smith; Jim Cercy and Tim Thomas with 60 each. T he Mens Association played a Pro-Am tournament event on Wednesday, Aug. 8. T ying for first/second places were the teams of Lefty St. Pierre, Gil Heier and Jim Cercy; Romy Febre, PeterM arch, Ken Koon and Ron Jensen with plus-9.5 each. I ndividual winners were: A Flight Romy Febre with plus-6. B Flight Gil Heier with plus-3. C Flight Lefty St. Pierre with plus-5.5. The Golfettes played a game on T uesday, Aug. 7. Winning first place were Pat Kincer, Kay Conkle and Barb Plunkett with 29; and second place, Jody Ethun and Karen Speaker with 31. The Morrison Group played a game on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Winning first place were Jim Cercy and Joe Graf at 95; second place, Harold Plagens and Romy Febre at 96. The Morrison Group played a game on Monday, Aug. 6. Winning first place were Butch Smith and Russ Rudd with 66. Tying for second/third places were Fred E vans and Ken Koon; Jim Cercy and Paul Johnson with 64 each.S pringLakeThe SpringLake Womens Golf Association played Mystery Game No. 5 with Putts onW ednesday, Aug. 15, on the Cougar Trail course. T errie Austin had 28 putts to claim first place. A three-way tie, 32 putts, was won by Judy Dunn, leaving Gail Whiting in third place and Dotti Blackwell in fourth. On Tuesday, Aug. 14, the SpringLake M ens Golf Association held a Two Man Team N et Points competition on the Panther Creek course. The scoring for this tournament is on a per hole net of handicap basis inw hich after deducting handicap strokes a bogey counts 1 point, a par counts 2 points, and a birdie counts 4 points. F irst place was won by newcomer Rick Nelson and a blind partner with 9 1 net points. Second place went to Ed Clay and a blind partner with 80 points. T here was a tie for third place at 78 points, between Will David and Jack Hoerner and the team of Jan Hard and Dan Porter. Fifth place went to Bill Lawens and L arry Miesner with 75 points and sixth to Vern Hoffman and a blind at 74 points. The SpringLake Mens Golf Association conducted its August Pick Y our Partner event on Aug. 7 and 9. On Tuesday, Day 1, the teams played One Best Ball on Cougar Trail and on Thursday, Day 2, on Panther Creek course, both balls counted towards scores that ranged from 207 strokes to 232 strokes for the two days. In Flight A, first place went to Jan Hard and Jack Hoerner, who used 207 strokes, including a low 58 on Day 1 and a third place 149 on Day 2. T he Day 1 score of 58 was the result of some real Ham and Egg play; w hile Hard and Hoerner each averaged 70 (net Hoerner took 9, with 3 tied, en route to that low score. Second place in the A Flight went to Gary Behrendt and Edd Vowels with 2 12 strokes 64 and 148. Third place was won by Ken Kirby a nd Bob Hinde at 214 strokes whose Day 2 score of 147 could not overcome the Day 1 score of 67. In Flight B, Jay Payne (80-years plus) took first place with a Blind at 215 strokes (65 and 150 based on his strong Day 2 score of a net 67. Any excuses by Mr. Payne of I cant win are no longer valid and will notb uy any more beer. S econd place in B Flight went to Leon Van and Bob Frederick, whos cored 221 65 and 156. Third place went to Gene Hearn and Gale Monda with a total score of 222 6 1 and 161. The golfing was great until it got hot, but even the guys who shot over 100 got some good exercise. And another shout out to Jay Payne for showing some young 60and 70-year olds how to handle the heat! w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, August 17, 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 son as defensive end Marquis Hawthorne made the first sack of the day with key tackles made by Kevin Webb and Rafael Smith. Anthony Robinson nabbed an interception and ran it back 45 yards for a score, and a combined tackle by Harris and Marquis Hawthorne sacked the quarterback in the end zone to earn a safety for the JVTeam. The offense rallied together to take control of the game, with Smith running the ball to score, Hawthorne scoring two touchdowns and DJ Taylor catching a pass in the end zone, giving the JVteam their first win of the season with a score of 44-0. Last game of the day was the Varsity team ages 13, 14 and 15 coached by head coach John Bishop. The Eagles took the field with pride, focused and ready for some football. This game quickly became a strong defensive battle with key defensive tackles made by Malik Taylor, going into halftime with no score. The offense took the field d etermined to make something happen in the last quarter when Tremain Hawthorne broke free to score a 60-yard touchdown to make the score 6-0 and take the last and final w in of the day for the Eagles. HYF would like to spotlight our Eagle Cheerleaders and say Thank You. Our Cheerleaders kept cheering our players on and boosting team spirit on the sidelines. All in all it was a great day of football as the Eagles took flight and had some great results. The HYF Board of Directors want to express their appreciation to the parents, players, cheerleaders and coaches for your participation and contributions you have made to make this opening day of football a success. The Highlands Eagles will be playing in their first official season game on this Saturday, August 18. The Eagles will be hosting the game at their home field at the Avon Park High School against Auburndale. Games will begin at 9 a.m. and admission is $4 for adults and $3 for children. Come on out to support the Highlands Youth Football and Cheer program. Continued from 1B Courtesy photo D.J. Taylor gets around the corner on his way to a score in the JV teams 44-0 win Saturday. Eagles take flight in Kick-Off Classic this year, the schedule of foes is familiar as is what to expect. inter Haven really didnt lose too much so they will still be strong, Sinness said. Lake Gibson played us pretty well last year and are improving. They had a new coach last year and are getting better. Kathleen will always be a basketball school, mostly, but theyre athletic and wont be easy. But I expect us to be challenging for one of the top two spots again Sebring swept both Gibson and Kathleen in last seasons district slate, but were also swept by Winter Haven in their meetings. But with each new year, while much can seem familiar, there will always be change. Continued from 1B we all have an obligation to pass on our love of fishing to our sons and daughters, as well as their children. But I wonder what the next 20 years will bring to the fishing world. Children today seem to be obsessed with cell phones, IPads and computers. Both my granddaughters are constantly texting their friends and receiving texts all day long. Stopping by the mall the other day, I couldnt help notice the half dozen teens and tweens standing just outside the door, each with their own phone texting away the day. Life will certainly be different in 20 years. I just hope all the reality television and the texting craze, or whatever comes next, doesnt get in the way of actually living your life and getting out on the lake occasionally and catching some fish. If it does, us 80and 90year olds may have the lakes to ourselves. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He has also taughta 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 donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from 1B Courtesy photo Chris Norton holds up the haul he and dad Don pulled from Lake Glenada Sunday, Aug. 12. Fishing cant be replaced by texting Sebring setting up for the season News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Lindsey Whittington is anxious to take over as full-time setter this season.


C M Y K Page 4BNews-SunFriday, August 17, 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 Dear Pharmacist: My brother, father,and uncle all died of ah eart attack in their early 50s so Im getting nervous. How can I help myself now? G.H.,Decatur,Illinois Answer: I commend you for y our enthusiastic quest for wellness. After writing this column 14 years,one point I cannot stress enough:Inflammation is THE primary underlying factorc ontributing to cardiometabolic risk. When I say inflammation Im not referring to swollen fingers,I mean full body (systemic inflammation. Think of it as af ire driving up your insulin (bad messing your hormone balance ( bad),increasing pain-causing compounds called cytokines (badf bloodf low to your major organs,like the brain and heart. H ealth care today emphasizes medications to treat symptoms of heart disease,rather than trying to put the fire out. One example is with cholesterol reducingd rugs. Fine by me,but medication alone doesnt put out your s moldering systemic fire. Same thing with insulin resistance,detected easily in a bloodt est. Take all the blood sugar reducing medications you want t o,they wont put out the fire (inflammation. This is covered entirely in my DiabetesW ithout Drugsbook,where I help you avoid becoming a number junkie,a person who chases d own numbers with medications. The assumption is that it equals g ood health! It doesnt. To adequately reduce your r isks,I recommend proper diagnostic testing first. The way we m easure blood pressure is wrong. The British are ahead of us,they do 24-hour monitoring as standard procedure. Thats excellent because one office pressure wontt ell you whats going on centrally,in the brain and heart,it only m easures peripheral pressure. You never want your CRP to go over 3 mcg/ml because thisb locks the angiotensin II receptor,cranking out enormous a mounts of oxidative stress (think fire). The B vitamins reduce CRP so a B-complex is a good idea. A dditionally,consider potassium,3 to 5 grams per day (absolutely ask your doctor P hysicians sometimes prescribe beta blockers. As a general rule t hey dont do anyone a favor,and are known to increase diabetes by a bout 5 percent a year. More simple stuff:Vitamin B6 i s a natural calcium channel blocker,mild diuretic and it improves insulin resistance.A wesome,considering its $10 a month if you take 100-200 mg per day.Also alpha lipoic acid, a bout 200 mg three times daily. It improves endothelial dysfunction, a nd insulin resistance; used with Acetyl L-carnitine,its a one-two p unch. Youll need a little biotin on board to prevent depletion f rom the alpha lipoic acid. My suggestions are intended to shine a flashlight of hope. I hate when people are told Lets wait and see.Wait for what? A hearta ttack? If you like how I think, its because I attend medical semi nars offered by the Institute for Functional Medicine. Find a doctor at their website func-t ionalmedicine.org where they speak this language. Just click on Find a Practitioneror call 800228-0622 for more information. S uzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Protect yourself from a heart attack Metro It takes more than just a blood pressure reading to truly gauge the health of your heart. Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Special to the News-SunB alance Lives in Transition Inc. offers several support groups in Highlands County. B ehavioral Health Every Wednesday,1-2:30 p.m. at Good Shepherd,3003 Herring Ave., Sebring. Email for information:zenbuddha@tnni.net/. Every Tuesday,1:30-3 p.m. at S outhern Lifestyle Assisted Living, 1297 US 27 North,Lake Placid.C ontact Lisa at lisanclyde@yahoo.com o r (954Dual Diagnosed (Addiction and Behavioral Health)Second Wednesday of the month from 3-4:30 p.m. at First PresbyterianC hurch Of Sebring. E-mail for inform ation:zenbuddha@tnni.net/.Family and Caregiver Second Wednesday of the month f rom 10:30 a.m. to noon at Southern L ifestyle Assisted Living,1297 U.S. 2 7 N orth,Lake Placid. Call (863 0806. (Seeking facilitator). There is no cost for any services B alance provides. If you need additional information or wish to donate or volunteer,please e-mail balanceheartland@yahoo.com/ Balance offers support groups


C M Y K Special to the News-SunThe American Lung Associations Better Breathers Club is a Lung Health Support Club for adults with lung disease,and their families and friends. The club offers educational information on COPD, chronic bronchitis,emphysema,asthma,sleep apnea,and other lung diseases andfeatures different speakers each meeting. The next meeting is at noon on Friday,Aug. 24 in Conference Room 3,upstairs at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center in Sebring, on Sun n Lake Blvd. The topic will be lab tests and how they relate to COPD. Marcene Miller,laboratory director at Florida Hospital, will discuss lab tests that are done when a patient has an exacerbation of COPD and comes to the hospital. A healthy snack and beverage will be provided. For more information about the group,call Mike Napper at 402-3450. If making excuses for not exercisingw as an Olympic sport,there would be a lot more ordin ary people with medals. No time, m y joints/back hurt, too hot,too old,too boring are just a few of the most popular excuses. A ll of us are more rushed. Recess is gone from schools; smart phones and the internet let us take work home. The American College of Sports Medicine recommends 30m inutes of moderately intense (enough to work up a l ight sweat on a warm day) exercise per day. Exercise can be broken up into shorter sessions,maybe 10 minutes each for three times perd ay. Early morning is the time least likely to be lost to other responsibilities. Early evening walks are goods tress relievers after a long day. A short walk at lunch will make your afternoon more productive and allow your brain an opportunity to reenergize. Housework, dancing and even sports on your Wii all count. Contrary to popular belief exercise decreases pain in aching joints. Strengthening the muscle around a joint will decrease the pain from wear and tear of arthritis. Scientific studies have shown that Yoga,with its muscle stretching,helps myofascial pain syndrome and joint flexibility. Tai Chi has some of the same advantages and also helps balance by strengthening your core. Back pain decreases withi mprovements in cardiovascular fitness. W ater exercises are both cool,and f or painful joints are a good place to start an exercise program. The warm water t his time of year in the lakes and pools will help the pain and add buoyancy so body weight does not stress your knees and hips as much as walking on land. You can walk in thew ater,swim,or join one of the many water exercise c lasses. No one is too old to exercise. Nursing homes are beginning to use the Wii to allow wheelchair bound resi-d ents to get a work out. Exercise has been shown to improve memory. The American Heart Association studied walkinga nd found that if you walk as fast as you can,even if it is slow,there is a definite cardiac benefit. There are numerous studies that show memory and mood are improved with exercises. oo boringis a popular reason most people stop exercising. Try walking witha friend or listening to a book or music on your ipod. Try ballroom or belly dancing. Put your exercycle or treadmill in front of the television. Play a game with your kids or grandkids. Go canoeing on one of our many rivers. Take advantage of the classes at the YMCA or one of the many gyms that have trainers who can help you get started. The best exercise is one you enjoy.You want to expend your energy on the activity not into making yourself do it. So get moving. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Carr's long list of achievements include being the area's only Orthopaedic Surgeon certified as a hand specialist. For more information, please visit http://hand-shoulderspecialist.com or call (863 7777. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 17, 2012Page 5B 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 DR. 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"; Black; august ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 5 5 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 5 5 0 0 6 6 Better Breathers group meets Aug. 24 HEALTHYLIVING Stop making excuses and get some exercise Guest Column Dr. Diana Carr Metro Whether its something low impact like water aerobics or s omething more intense like running, there are plenty of options available for you to get some exercise. Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 By JAMIE STENGLE Associated PressD ALLAS Heres another reason to know your blood type it might be a clue to your risk of heart disease. P eople who have blood types A,B,or AB havea slightly higher risk of heart disease compared to those with type O,the most common kind,according tor esearch released Tuesday. Those who know they a re at higher risk may be more motivated to make changes to lower theirc hances of heart disease, said Dr. Lu Qi,senior a uthor of the study from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston. e cannot change blood type but we canc hange lifestyle,said Qi, who led a study released l ast year that showed blood type may affect stroke risk. The new study involved a bout 90,000 men and women in two observationa l health studies that cover more than 20 years. Combined,4,070 people d eveloped heart disease. The researchers considered age and other factors like d iet,drinking,family history of heart attacks that c ould contribute to heart disease. The increased risk for type A was 8 percent; type B,11 percent; and typeA B,20 percent. While the study did not examine how blood type may affect heart disease risk,it noted that research has shown some characteristics of different typesm ay be a factor. For instance,some research s uggests that blood types might affect cholesterol levels or the risk of developing blood clots. The findings were published in the AmericanH eart Association journal Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology. A doctor not involved in t he study cautioned that the increased risk for non-O blood types is modest,and that other risk factors like smoking have a bigger impact. Most of things that are this modest,most of the t ime they dont meaningfully change how youd think about your risk over-a ll,said Dr. Amit Khera, director of the Preventive C ardiology Program at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. This shouldnt cause m uch alarm for most of the population,he added. N o matter what blood type,Harvards Qi said everyone should pay atten-t ion to risk factors they can change,including smoking, w eight,high cholesterol, high blood pressure and a sedentary lifestyle. T ype O is the most common blood type,followed by A,B and AB. About 45 p ercent of whites,51 percent of blacks,57 percent o f Hispanics and 40 percent of Asians have blood type O,according to the American Red Cross. Type A:40 percent of w hites,26 percent of blacks,31 percent of Hispanics and 28 percent of Asians. Type B:11 percent of whites,19 percent of blacks,10 percent ofH ispanics and 25 percent of Asians. T ype AB:4 percent of white and blacks,2 percent of Hispanics and 7 percent of Asians. Blood type might be a clue to heart disease risk


C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunFriday, August 17, 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: information@fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Senior Sunday Night at 6 p.m. Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida.Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m.Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service.Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone:385-5154.Dr.David E. Richardson, senior pastor;Rev.Joe Delph, associate pastor, minister of youth and activities;and Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.;Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339.Rev.John D.Girdley, pastor.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.;11 a.m.Childrens Church;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m.Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church.Larry Ruse, pastor.Phone 655-1899.Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached.Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m.Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall.Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle.Phone 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening W orship, 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.; S unday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and7 p.m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English.Weekday mass at 8 a.m.Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th.Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049;fax, 385-5169;email, office@stcathe.com ; website, www.stcathe.com .Very Rev.Jo Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.CONFESSION:First Friday 7:15-7:45 a.m.;Saturday 3-3:45 p.m.;Or by appointment with any priest.WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday Vigil:4 p.m.; Sunday:8 and 10 a.m.;Sunday Spanish Mass:noon;Last Sunday of the month:2 p.m.(Creole/French);Sunday Family Mass 5 p.m.(Holy Family Youth Center).DAILY MASS SCHEDULE:Monday through Friday:8 a.m.and noon;Saturday:9 a.m. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.;Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. C HRISTIAN 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. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Jimmy Goins, pastor. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesday 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, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W.Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor.Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lak e 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 RELIGION Atonement Lutheran Church ELCAS EBRING This is the 12th Sunday after Pentecost and is also Earth Day.The worship service with (open be led by Deacon David Thoresen. The sermon will be based on the gospel reading of John 1:1-14. C ome meet the new assistant to the Bishop,Rev. Connie Snicker at 11:30 a.m.,Tuesday,Aug. 21. E veryone is welcome. Light refreshments will be served. The Labyrinth Prayer Garden is o pen to the public,as well as church members seven days a week. Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will be preaching a serm on entitled Children Walking in t he Light. The church is at 1320 C.R. 64, east of the Avon Park High School. For more information,call 4712663 or vist www.christlutheranavonpark.org/.C hristian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon o n Sunday morning is titled Mind.The keynote is from Isaiah 14:24,The Lord of hosts hath sworn,saying,Surely as I have thought,so shall it come to pass; asI have purposed,so shall it stand: Our church is at 146 N. Franklin Street.Christian Training Church SEBRING Associate Minister Casey L. Downing will bring the message titled Starting Over Againat the Sunday mornings ervice. The Wednesday night Bible study is studying the Gospel o f John. Eastside Christian ChurchL AKE PLACID The Sunday morning worship celebration is a blend of contemporary and traditional styles of worship music. Communion is offered weekly.TheA gape Cafe is open between Sunday School and the Worship C elebration for coffee and fellowship. Eastside Christian Church is at 101 Peace Ave. in Lake Placid,two miles east of U.S. 27 on C.R. 621. C all 465-7065.E mmanuel United Church of ChristS EBRING Rev. Bert Lawrence will deliver the Sunday morning sermon,I Have a Question for You,based on the Scripture Psalm 23. The church is 1.7 miles west of U .S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Roado r visit www.sebringemm anuelucc.com/.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday morni ng,the church celebrates the 12th Sunday after Pentecost. Pastor BobR einhardt will deliver his sermon, o Whom Shall WeGo,from John 6:51-69. The church will also be having the Blessing of OurB ackpacks,Students and Workers. F aith Child Development Center is enrolling for VPK. Please call 385-3232 for more information. Summer service can be heard live on WITS 1340 AM. F aiths Closet/Thrift Shop offers donated items that are in good condition for resale. Faiths Closet now has a food pantry,help is now available to those who need help ine mergencies with food. Food is given out Fridays,12-2 p.m. Call 385-2782. Help is available to individuals who come to the ThriftS hop with an emergency need.First Baptist Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK Rev. Jon Beck i s senior pastor. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more inform ation,call 453-6681 or e-mail info@fbcap.net.First Christian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK The church will b e hosting a very special event from 3-5 p.m. Saturday,a retirement party for Rick Helms. Helms was recently been released from his position as County Administrator for HighlandsC ounty. He dedicated 38 years working various positions for Highlands County and has touched many lives throughout his career, both professionally and personally.I f you would like a chance to say thank youto Rick for his years of dedication,you are invited. Sunday,the church will be hearing from Pastor Greg Ratliff with am essage from Gods Word. Wednesday evening will be Bible study and prayer time. First Christian Church is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the WachoviaB ank). Call 453-5334 or e-mail firstchristianap@embarqmail.com with any questions or to requesti nformation. The website is www.firstchristianap.com/.First Christian Church (Disciples of ChristSEBRING At the Lords Table this Sunday morning will beB ob and Betty Harcourt. Communion will be served by S andra Laufer,Effie Simmons, Franny Goff and Sharron Campbell. Greeting the congregation will be Charles Henry and Mary AnnT homas. The acolyte for the day is RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas p aper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Continued on page 7B


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 17, 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 a nd childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway church@hotmail.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational 2200 N.Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone:452-9777 or 4533771.Sunday service:Sunday School, 10 a.m.and worship, 11 a.m.Wednesday services:7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study.Pastor: W.H.Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA 1178 S.E.Lakeview Drive., Sebring.David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev.Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.Jim Helwig, organist/choir director.Worship service at 9:30 a.m.;Holy Eucharist is every Sunday.Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Monday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Monday of month with lunch.Bring a dish to pass.Church Vegetable Garden Club meets as needed. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.Like to sing? Come join the choir.Visitors always welcome.Come grow with us.Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. 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 (863 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 to2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:30 p.m.Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.Pastor Lester Osbeck.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided.The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth;first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The 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.and9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, P rayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: covpres@strato.net;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Summer Camp (middle school a.m.to 3 p.m.daily.Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 118 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Traditional Worship 9 a.m., Contemporary Worship 11 a.m., Sunday School for adults to grade school will be from 10:1010:50 a.m.Wednesday evenings: Adult Bible Study (7 p.m.), Youth Group (Middle and High School (7 p.m.), RockSolid (Kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m.Bible Counseling available by appointment, 699-0132.Call the church office for more information about the classes offered.Nursery is provided for babies and toddlers;while young children up to second grade have a special Childrens Church offered during the worship service to help them grow in their spiritual knowledge. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor 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 mee ting, 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.,S ebring.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.The1 0:55 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 Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodis t Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir an d Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION Nina Kunsak. Pastor Rons sermon is titled, Living as Children of Light,with Scripture from Ephesians 4:20-24. For any additional information, call the church office at 385-0352. The church is at 510 PoinsettiaA ve.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkA VON PARK On Sunday morning,Rev. Bob Johnsons sermon will be entitled The Church, Heavens Staging Groundbased on Psalm 84. S unday school is available for all ages. The adult class will continue their series entitled Faith Lessonso n the Life and Ministry of the Messiahsponsored by Focus on the Family.These lessons aref ilmed on location in Israel and narrated by Historian/Teacher Ray V ander Laan. Todays lesson is entitled In the Shadow of Herod. Wendy Garcia teaches the youthc lass and they discuss how the Bible applies to issues today. S pecial music will be the Mens Trio composed of Don Antonson, Bob Brock and Gene McEndree singing Sweet Hour of Prayer. There will be no Youth Group Sunday. T he church is at 215 E. Circle Street (with two entrances on L agrande Street). Call 453-3242.F irst Presbyterian Church of SebringS EBRING Gods Planis the title of Sunday mornings worship service message,given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. M onday is the deaconsmeeting 4 p.m. in the conference room. Tuesday,there will be a Youth Group Back-to-School party from 3:30-6:30 p.m. in fellowship hall. Wednesday,there will be a Vision Committee meeting at 3:30 p.m. For information,call 385-0107.Heartland Christian C hurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this Sunday morning will be The Scandal of Gods Love,with Scripture from Hosea 1:2-9. Communion is offered during the service weekly. The service will include Allen Warchak singing Gods Amazing Love. T he church is at 2705 Alternate R oute 17 South in Sebring (behind Publix). Call 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist Church LAKE PLACID Rev. John Bryant will preach at the summerH eritage Worship Service and the Celebration Service. Pastor Claude Burnett will preach at the New Song contemporary service in Rob Reynolds Hall. There will be a covered dish luncheon an noon in Rob Reynolds H all to honor Rev. and Mrs. Bryant and to hear two Mission Team reports in regard to summer trips to the Dominican Republic and the Youth trip to Union Mission in W est Virginia. Come and bring your favorite dish to share. August Chat n Chew is at the Sebring Diner. For information and r eservations,call the church office a t 465-2422. Sunday night Youth will be at the Lighthouse with Sunday being Back to School Messy Sunday, so youth need to wear old clothes. T he Church is at 500 Kent Ave. F or information,call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson,s Promise of a Righteous Branchis taken f rom Jeremiah 23 and 33. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message in the Sunday morning and evening worship services. The Wednesday e vening service will be praise, prayer and Bible study. Next Sunday evening,Aug. 26, will be the end-of-the-month-sing a nd fellowship.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Saturday will be A Benefit Pancake Breakfastbyd onation. Breakfast begins at 8 a .m. This Sunday morning,the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr. will bring the message Be Filled by the Spiritwith Scripture reading from Ephesians 5:15-20. Tuesday,the Pastors Bible S tudy is in the Educational B uilding. Wednesday,the Mens Prayer and Fellowship Breakfast begins at 7:45 a.m.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning,Pastor Terry will be preaching on Survival or Living to theF ullest.For the kidstime with T Bear,Pastor Terry will share a little story with the children. u nday school meets in the F idelis Room,studying New Revelation in Christ,looking at the Scripture from Ephesians, chapter 3:1-13. Call 385-1597.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchS EBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. Rev. Clyde Weavers Sunday morning sermon will be:PraiseG od.Potluck will follow the wor ship service. Continued from page 6B


C M Y K Associated PressThe Silversun Pickups want Republican Mitt Romneys presidential campaign to immediately stop the use of the rock groups song Panic Switch. And the Romney campaign has no problem with that. The Los Angeles-based bands attorney sent a cease and desist letter to Romney on Wednesday. Anews release says neither the band nor its representatives were contacted for permission to use the 2009 alternative rock hit and the group has no intention of endorsing the Romney campaign. e dont like people going behind our backs, using our music without asking, and we dont like the Romney campaign, Silversun Pickups lead singer Brian Aubert said in the statement. Were nice, approachable people. We wont bite. Unless youre Mitt Romney! We were very close to just letting this go because the irony was too good. While he is inadvertently playing a song that describes his whole campaign, we doubt that Panic Switchreally sends the message he intends. Romney spokeswoman Andrea Saul said in an email that the song was inadvertently played during the setup for one event. As anyone who attends Gov. Romneys events knows, this is not a song we would have played intentionally, she wrote. That said, it was covered under the campaigns regular blanket license, but we will not play it again. Saul says the campaign has licensing agreements with BMI and ASCAP. Silversun Pickups publicist Ken Weinstein says the groups attorney doesnt agree that the songs use is covered. The band, its management and attorney declined comment, but did supply a copy of its letter to Mr. Romney As the former governor (of Massachusetts, a graduate of Harvard Law School, and candidate for U.S. President, were pretty sure youre familiar with the laws of this great country of ours, it reads in part. Associated PressNEWYORK Ajudge should toss out a lawsuit by a national atheists group seeking to stop the display of a cross-shaped steel beam found among the wreckage of the World Trade Center, lawyers for the operators of the Sept. 11 memorial at ground zero say. The lawyers said in papers filed in U.S. District Court in Manhattan on Monday that the 17-foot-tall beam will be displayed as a historical object because it tells part of the story of the rescue and recovery effort after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, which destroyed the twin towers and killed thousands of people. The nonprofit group American Atheists sued the National September 11 Memorial & Museums operators last year, saying the beams display would be unconstitutional. Amessage left with a lawyer for the group was not immediately returned Wednesday. Lawyers for the memorial operators said in their papers that the steel beam, found by rescue workers two days after the terror attacks, was an inspiration. They said workers took solace in its symbolism as they searched for survivors and found mostly victims. The lawyers noted that the museum is an independent non-profit corporation. By CAROLE FELDMAN Associated PressDont wait until the power goes out to start thinking, Wheres the flashlight? Power outages are becoming a fact of life around the country, at any time of year. Recent years have seen an umber of strong storms and hurricanes knock out power to suburban and rural homes for days at a time. And blackouts also can be causedb y accidents or short-circuits. Heres a refresher on how t o be ready:What to haveJames A. Judge II, a member of the American RedC rossScientific Advisory Council and executive d irector of Lake EMS, Inc. in Mount Dora, Fla., recommends putting emergency suppliesi nto a plastic storage bin a nd slipping it under your bed. Thatw ay, he said, youll always k now where to look. He also suggests p utting emergency supplies in an old suitcase with wheels. If you have to evacu ate, you have your kit on wheels, he said. T hink about your basic needs when outfitting the kit. Food and water. Judge recommends storing 1 gallono f water per day per person and keeping a two-week supply. He said water will keep for about six months if not exposed to heat. He also advises keeping unscented bleach on hand in case youh ave to chlorinate the water. Stock up on non-perisha ble, easy-to-prepare foods for the same period of time: cans of fish, meat, fruits, vegetables and soups, as well as canned or boxed milka nd juice. Remember to have a hand-operated (not electric) can opener, said Kit Selzer, a senior editor at Better Homes and Gardens. Y ou might also want a food thermometer to check the temperature of food in the refrigerator to see if its safe to eat. Flashlights and extra batteries. Check the batteries every few months, Judge advises. Emergency preparedness experts advise against using candles because of the fire risk. Medication: Put a weeks supply of medication i n your emergency kit; you may need it if youre evacuated. Dont forget a first aid kit, as well. Personal papers: In c ase of evacuation or damage to your property, its helpful to have copies of important papers like birth certificates or insurance policies with you. Miscellaneous: Dont f orget cell phone chargers, which you can use if you f ind a neighbor, library, coffee shop or other spot that has power and lets you plug in. Car chargers also can be helpful if you have to evacu-a te. Keep some cash on hand; ATMs need power, too, and you wont be able to withdraw funds from them if the bank also has been hit byt he power outage. And to keep up with whats going on, Judge recommends a battery-operated radio and perhaps a NOAAweather radio, both with batteries. Amultipurpose tool also might be handy.What to doTurn off and unplug appliances, computers, televisions and other electrical e quipment so they wont be damaged by any p ower surges that might occur while p ower is being restored. Avoid opening the r efrigerator or freezer. Generally, food in the refrigerator will stay cold e nough for four hours, while food in the freezer will r emain frozen for 48 hours in a packed freezer or 24 hours in one thats half full. If its in the middle of winter, consider burying food int he snow or putting it in the car to keep it cold. Foods like eggs, mayonnaise, leftovers and soft cheeses are among the fastest to spoil, Selzer says. If you have food exposed t o temperatures above 40 degrees or more it might not b e safe to eat, Judge said. Use your thermometer to check. Also, make sure you have gas in your car. You wont bea ble to fill up if gas stations are affected by the blackout. Increasing numbers of people fed up with repeated power outages are purchas-i ng generators. Generators come in all sizes and shapes, Judge said. Some may be sufficient to run the refrigerator, some can run multiple appliances. But they must be used properly. Agenerator should never be run inside a home, garage, crawl space or basement, Judge said, because of the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning. Page 8BNews-SunFriday, August 17, 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 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 FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; Friday ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 0 0 2 2 2 2 RELIGION I heard a story about two cannibals talking. One said to the other, I cant standm y mother in law. The other responded, Then juste at the potatoes. I am certain that all of us, a t one time or another, have encountered someone thatg rates on us; someone who just rubs us the wrong way, but unlike our cannibal friends, we frequently cant just eat the potatoes. Sometimes the only option we have is to get along witht hese people. I recall several years ago officiating a wedding for two of my parishioners. The mother of the bride was one of those people. She was arrogant, condescending, nasty, hateful, mean, narcis-s istic, self centered etc., and those were her good qualit ies. No matter what her daughter wanted, she wanted something else. She contradicted everyone. She was a constant source of arguing, confusion and hard feelings. She even tried to get me to change the way I conducted the exchanging of vows. On the day of the wedd ing, the bride was ready. The church was ready. The c ongregation was ready, and I was standing outside of the s anctuary, looking out the w indow into the parking lot. The time to begin came and went, but I did not give the sign to begin. I just stood looking out of the window. Soon Polly Personality (the mother of the bride came storming up the stairs to where I was standing, and in her usual sweetheart man-n er, stood tapping her foot, g laring at me. The things she said will never appear on the top of the list of things to say to make friends and influence people, and shef inally said in an icy voice, t you think we should start? Soon, I answered and w ent back to looking out the w indow. Somewhat exasperated, she turned on her heels and stomped down the stairs,o nly to return a few minutes later to resume her foot tapp ing and glaring. What is wrong with you? C ant you tell time? Its time to start the service. And w hats so darned important out there that you keep staring out the window? sheb lurted. Now God will have to forg ive me, but I really enjoy helping this type of person eat crow, and this woman,w ell, I could have fed her a buzzard. I stepped aside and p ulled back the curtain, motioning for her to come a nd look. I must tell you that I almost burst out laughing a s the look on her face went f rom blind fury to red faced embarrassment. Out in the parking lot, her son-in-law was unloading the equipment that he would need to video the service and to take pictures. He was the reason fort he delay, and she was the one who insisted that he do t his job. She swallowed hard, whirled around and headed down the stairs, and as I recall, she wasnt stompingq uite as loudly as before. She never did apologize for h er rudeness, the wedding w ent off without a hitch, an d I prayed for the groom that God would keep him from strangling his new mother i n law. As I said before, all of u s from time to time encounter people like this, and whats even worse, sometimes we are people like this. None o f u s are perfect. All of us make mistakes. All of us have hurt others, sometime s intentionally. And like Polly Personality, we often justify o ur rudeness and meanness a nd dont ask for forgiven ess. Sometimes, saying Im sorry can turn enemi e s into friends. Apologizing can m end broken friendships, avoid conflict, heal broken hearts. Stupid pride keeps us from apologizing, and the B ible says that pride goes before a fall. When you are wrong, apologize, even if i t d oesnt heal the relationshi p Sometimes an apology is in order even when you are not w rong, and besides, apolog izing is always better than eating crow. The next time you find yourself embarrassed by your foot sticking out of your mouth, swallow yourp ride and apologize, becaus e when you do so, you are ine ffect saying I love you and care about you. Its easy. Just say Im sorry Fred Jeans is chaplain at Kenilworth Care & Rehabilitation Center. Never be afraid to say Im sorry Guest Column Fred Jeans Barbecue, movie night at Faith LutheranSEBRING Faith Lutheran Youth are h osting a all-you-can-eat barbecue sandwich sinner and movie night featuring Chariots of Fire this Saturday, with dinner starting at 5:30 p.m. and movie starting at 6:45 p.m. The dinner and movie are for your donat ion. Achildren's movie will also be shown so families are welcome. If you have questions, please call Traci at 835-0141. Faith Lutheran Church is at 2740 Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Day of Prayer in APAVON PARK AAvon Park city-wide D ay of Prayer will be held on Sunday, Sept. 16, from 3-5 p.m. at the Avon Park Holiness Camp Tabernacle across from Walmart on U.S. 27 N. If you need more information, please contact Sue Nardy at 452-5609 or Kathy Seamans (563 keseamans@gmail.com/. Snapshots Preparation key to getting through power outages Sept. 11 ground zero memorial defends display of steel cross Band objects to Romneys use of song


C M Y K By JUSTIN LOWE The Hollywood ReporterC apping off the summer box office with explosive action, The Expendables 2 offers the send-off that adrenaline junkies are seek-i ng before the more sedate pace of fall releases. As he proved with the original installment, Sylvester Stallone grasps the actionoriented DNAof the filmsb adass cast of reprobate mercenaries with an intuition d erived from dozens of genre roles. Without wasting any time o n setup, the sequel finds Barney Ross (Stallone h is team of hard-bitten mercenaries on a clandestine mission to extract a kidnapped Chinese billionaire in Nepal, where they discov-e r that someone has gotten there before them Trench ( Arnold Schwarzenegger), another operative for their contractor, Mr. Church( Bruce Willis). Freeing Trench and the billionaire f rom their captors, the team returns to the States, where Church confronts Barneyw ith an unpleasant reminder: The Expendablesleader owes Church $5 million in c onfiscated cash from a previous job. But he is prepared t o make a deal if Barney takes on a new assignment. The catch is that he will need to place Churchs operative on his team, Chineset ech expert Maggie (Yu Nan). Since the Expendables are an all-male crew, the addition of a woman almost immediately throws group dynamics out of kilter. Their assignment is to retrieve anu ndisclosed item from a high-tech electronic safe a board a downed plane that has crashed in Albania. Although new team member and Afghanistan vet Billy (Liam Hemsworthe xpert sniper, reluctantly tells Barney that this is his last outing, the rest of the Expendables relish another mission, including second-i n-command Lee Christmas (Jason Statham members Gunner Jensen (Dolph LundgrenToll Road (Randy Couture Caesar (Terry Crews). As soon as Maggie has decoded the safe aboard the crashed plane and extracted the contents, the Expendables are ambushed by an Eastern European crime cartel led by the sadistic Vilain (Jean-Claude Van Damme), who forces Barney to turn over the device from the safe and then kills a key team member. Maggie later reveals that the item stolen by Vilain is a miniature computer containing the location of a five-ton cache of pluton ium that the Russians stashed in an abandoned mine during the Cold War. M otivated as much by revenge as their realigned m ission to prevent Vilain from selling the weaponsgrade nuclear material to a l ist of willing buyers, the Expendables take off in pursuit of their adversaries, with Barneys directive uppermost in their minds: Track them,f ind them, kill them. While most of the original films action transpired in Latin America, Expendables2 relocates to Bulgaria, w hich offers appropriately expansive vistas and credible l ocations for the Eastern European settings. Takingo ver directing duties from Stallone, Simon West preserves the hardboiled action and wisecracking cast dynamics of the original,c hanneling some of the Bmovie tonal elements he might have picked up directing Con Air. Managing the complexity of stunts, aircrafta nd vehicle pileups and frequent shootouts that comprise the majority of the running time is a major challenge that West executes with elan, even adding unexpected grace notes to some otherwise routine scenes. Abetted by cinematographer and action-adventure specialist Shelly Johnson, whose camera placement and movement are spot-on, the action choreography never disappoints. Numerous gunfights, combat set pieces and fight scenes are muscularly staged and skillfully supported by Todd E. Millers editing, though the sheer sound volume grows repetitive and wearying. With such an expansive cast, theres a risk that the quality of performances might be diluted by the quantity of recognizablea ctors. But co-screenwriter Richard Wenk and Stallone h ave generously given both major players and cameo actors their own often quite humorous character traits and dialogue. W hen Schwarzenegger is onscreen, much of the banter is at the former California governors expense though, much as ever, heg ets some memorable lines himself. Working with a fairly routine action-adventure scenario, the filmmakers can leave the cast to adequately fill out their roles. Since many of the leads have wellknown personas from past films and franchises, performances are a blend of action-hero impassivity and sendups of familiar characters. Stallone anchors the cast with a sometimes nuanced interpretation of Barneys mix of personal and professional demons and plays it straight as a foil to Stathams put-upon sidekick. Alate scene with Van D ammes suitably sadistic villain shows that Stallones still got the charisma toc arry an intimately staged fight sequence. Lundgren g ets great comic mileage out of Gunners lunkheaded character, while Couture and C rews hold down the stalwart combat veterans shtick. Despite key roles, Hemsworth and Yu donta dd much to the ensemble, and Chuck Norris as Booker and Jet Li as Yin Yang appear too briefly to make much impact. M any might wonder about Schwarzeneggers return to a ction movies and might be pleased that the brief role ofT rench is a perfect fit, adorned with some of the best dialogue in the script. While hes every bit as creaky as the other vets hisa ge, relying more on very large weapons and cutting humor than unarmed combat, Schwarzenegger still can steal a scene, particular-l y in the final set piece where hes paired with Willis, who relies more on smirking threats than decisive action until the final reel. Pyrotechnic and special effects credits are superior on a reasonable budget, and though the soundtrack would have benefited from a higher ratio of contemporary hits to familiar classics, Brian Tylers score carries the action without overwhelming it. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, August 17, 2012Page 9B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 5 5 0 0 8 8 DIVERSIONS DearAbby: Im a male who has graduated from high school and isa bout to start college in another state. Im ready for a new challenge. The onlyt hing holding me back is a romantic attraction I have toward oneo f my high school teachers. He and I are best friends, but I love him more than asa friend. I have bought him many meals and gifts since h e taught me, and I have found every opportunity available to be with him.I m not sure if hes aware of my feelings, although I w onder whether I unconsciously make myself obvious. Regardless, we have a great relationship. It kills me inside to know I cann ever be with him. I have never told anyone h ow I feel, and I know if I ever told him, it would destroy everything we have.I cant forget about him. Hes on my mind constantl y. Having to leave him soon is killing me. Do you have any advice f or me? Dreading It in Louisiana DearDreading It: Yes. Go away to college ando pen yourself to new experiences and relationships. Correspond with this special person, and when you return for school breaks,c ontinue the friendship. Your feelings may or may n ot be reciprocated, but it is important that you let somet ime years elapse before trying to pursue anything closer with him. If you dont wait, it could be damaging to his career. DearAbby: Last Saturday, two days before my 75th birthday, I did something very uncharacter-i stic of me. I went to a tattoo parlor 25 miles away and had a flower put on my right buttock. I dont intend to tell anyone. It was my birthday present to myself. This was not a spur-ofthe-moment impulse. I have told my husband many times that if I made it to 75,I might celebrate it with a tattoo. He just laughed it off. No one in our family has one, and in the past, I have been critical of them. But this one does not show. Now I have to find a way to tell my husband. He has an explosivet emper that goes on and on, and he never drops an issue ever. I need advice, and soon.H elp me, will you? Sitting on a Secret D earSitting on a Secret: How do you know you are the first in yourf amily to get a tattoo? If someone else also got one i n a place that doesnt show, would they have told you after you told everyone youd idnt like tattoos? You cant hide this from y our husband forever, so dont try. If he reacts badly, remind him that the buttock with the flower belongs to you and that at 75, youre ab ig girl who didnt need anyone elses consent. N ow its time to give yourself another birthday present: Refuse to listen toy our husban's verbal abuse, and youll be much happier. DearAbby: What are you supposed to do when y ou are sitting in a salon having your hair cut and styled, and the next appointment shows up early and engages your stylist in non-s top conversation? My wife says this happens often in beauty parlors and I should suck it up. I wanted the stylists fulla ttention so I could get a good haircut. Shes not c heap. Am I right? What would you do? Perplexed in California DearPerplexed: For the stylist to carry on an ongoing conversation with the next customer was unpro-f essional. If it happened to me, I would take my stylist aside and explain my feelings. For the next customer to m onopolize the stylists attention was rude. The person should have been asked to sit somewhere and make him or herself comfortable until you were finished. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Crush on teacher troubles student headed for college Dear Abby Courtesy of Frank Masi/MCT B arney Ross (Sylvester Stallone, leftJason Statham, center Caesar (Terry Crews) star in;The Expendables 2. Movie Review The Expendables 2 Rating: R (strong bloody violence throughout) Running time: 102 minutes Expendables 2 engaging and fleet-footed fun By LYNN ELBER APTelevision WriterLOS ANGELES Michael J. Fox is planning a return to series TV, more than a decade after he left to concentrate on fighting Parkinsons disease. The actor, who first gained fame in the 1980s sitcom Family Ties and later headlined Spin City, will star in a comedy thats in development at Sony Pictures Television for 2013, according to people with knowledge of the project. The people, who lacked authority to publicly discuss the matter, spoke Wednesday on condition of anonymity. The project has drawn strong interest from the major networks, they said. The actors publicist did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Sony declined comment. Fox, 51, who starred in the hit Back to the Future movie franchise, is working with Will Gluck, director of the film Easy A, and writer Sam Laybourne, whose credits include Cougar Town and Arrested Development, the people said. The actor, who was diagnosed with Parkinsons disease in 1991, left Spin City in 2000 and said he intended to focus on helping find a cure for the disease. He started a foundation, which bears his name, to fund research toward that goal. Although he reduced his workload because of Parkinsons, Fox has made guest appearances on TV series including Rescue Me, Curb Your Enthusiasm and The Good Wife. In May, Fox told ABC News that a new drug regimen has helped him control the tics that are a result of the disease and allowed him to take on more acting roles. AP source: Michael J. Fox returning to series TV


C M Y K LIVING 10B PA GE News-Sun Friday, August 17, 2012 Turning bagel s andwiches into funny faces adds punch to packed lunches. SANDWICH SAVVYIf you think lunch isnt lunch unless theres a sandwich involved, maybe its time to rethink what youre putting between two slices of bread. (In fact,maybe its time to rethink the two slices of bread altogether.) Cook shared some ideas that have been hits in her house,and tips that shes heard over the years from readers of FamilyFun magaz ine: Cream cheese with slices of cucumber,or cream cheese with tomato slices and fresh chives,wrapped in a tortilla. (An insulated cold pack will keep the cream cheese fresh until lunchtime.) Chicken salad,spruced up with sliced almonds or halved grapes. BLT on whole-grain bread. Bacon may not seem like healthy l unchtime fare,but if it gets a kid to eat veggies and whole grains,go f or it. Bagel sandwiches,turned into funny faces with strategically arranged vegetables. Pita stuffed with hummus. Sandwich on a stick chunks of meat,cheese and veggies, threaded kabob-style on a drinking straw. Peanut butter with jelly or honey. For allergy-free kids,the old classic is still a good choice. Use a shaped cookie cutter to up the fun factor. Assemble-your-own subs. Sometimes,the novelty of arranging m eat,cheese and condiments on a roll is enough to get a child to eat it. Plus,its less work for you. If your kid begs for prepackaged Lunchables,try Momables a make-your-own version,with crackers,cheese and meat cut into bite-size pieces.S UPERFOODS FOR SUPER KIDSKids need lots of fuel to get through long,busy school days. And because lunch is their major chance to refuel,its a good idea to send f oods that pack a serious nutritional punch. FamilyFuns Cook notes tha t lunch periods are short at most schools,and because lunch often is combined with recess,kids are in a hurry to eat so they can hit the playground. She advocates packing lots of small containers of food,rather than always trying to plan the meal around a main dish.Some sugges t ions: Blueberries,a good source of antioxidants. Serve them plain or in muffins. Low-sugar yogurt,to boost kids digestive and immune systems. B ecause so many varieties contain lots of sugar,Cook suggests plain yogurt mixed with honey. Nuts and nut butters,for calcium and protein. (Even if your kid doesnt have food allergies,be sure to check on the schools nut policy.) Orange vegetables and citrus fruits,which are great sources of vitamin C. Black beans,chickpeas or other beans,for protein and iron. If your kid b alks at a bowl of plain beans,try hummus or bean d ip,or add the beans to a cheese quesadilla. Pumpkin or sunflower seeds. Mix some with nuts, and throw in a few chocolate chips or M&Ms for a kid-friendly nutrition-loaded trail mix. Whole-grain bread,for the complex carbohydrates. If your kid turns up his nose at grainy bread,try a few brands to find one he approves. Some companies now make whole-grain bread that masquerades as plain-old white. Turkey,which is high in protein and relatively low in fat.BETTER BUYINGSchools are adding healthier options to their cafeteria menus,though for a young child,choosing the best options can be tough. Whether you r kid buys lunch every day or just occasionally,pediatrician and KidsHealth.org medical editor Dr. Mary Gavin suggests urging him to: Choose whole-grain bread for sandwiches and skip high-fat,high-calorie condiments like mayonnaise. Choose burgers (plain,with lettuce and tomato and without high-fat toppings) instead of hot dogs or chicken nuggets. Eat at least one vegetable or a salad (and go easy on the dressing Drink water or low-fat milk.SWEET TREATSGavin and Cook both say that its OK to include something sweet in your kids lunch, as long as you choose wisely. Here are their tips when it comes to picking a dessert: From-scratch muffins,cookies,bars and snack cakes are good choices,because you know what goes into them,and can choose health ier recipes. When possible,make healthy substitutions,like whole wheat flour. Pack fruit slices with peanut butter or low-fat yogurt for dipping. Low-fat pudding is also a good choice. Watch portion sizes. If youre packing a store-bought treat,check the fat and calorie content,and consider splitting portions,Gavin says. (One cupcake in a two-cake pack is probably plenty,for example.) For a treat thats small,but novel and fun,Cook suggests packing a rasmore a graham cracker,a marshmallow and a Hershes kiss.Back to school means back to lunch. Heres a look at what to packnce upon a time,school lunch meant a slapped-together peanut butter and jelly sandwich,an apple and a few cookies crammed in a brown paper bag. Not anymore. Now,when the lunch bell rings,kids dig into chicken noodle soup,pasta and sushi,carefully packed in insulated boxes and bags. Not that theres anything wrong with the classic sandwich-fruit-dessert combo,but todays active kids need nutrition-packed food to get them through busy school days. (Besides,if your kid is one of many with food allergies or attends a nut-free school you can forget the standard PB&J.) And if youre trying to pack something a bit more original than cold cuts between bread,a plain old paper bag probably wont get the food from home to school unscathed. But even for parents with the best of intentions,the daily routine of packing a lunch can be a bit of a chore after a few months,not to mention a few years (and a few kids). Deanna F. Cook,director of creative development for FamilyFun and WonderTime magazines and the mother of a firstand a fifth-grader,says every parent ends up in a rut from time to time,packing the same lunch every day. The more options in your lunchtime arsenal,the better. So we scoured the Internet,asked a few experts and came up with some tips to make brown-bagging more satisfying for kids,and the adults who feed them. S MALL BITE:Just because you dont love the idea of cold pizza doesnt mean your kid doesnt. Dont get trapped by the convention of hot food versus cold food. Sure,quesadillas,pizza and pasta are usually eaten hot,but your kid might be just as happy eating them cold. SMALL BITE:If youre worried that your kid is throwing out most of his lunch in the cafeteria,try getting her involved in making it,Cook says. Ask her questions about what she likes best and what other kids eat that looks good. Then have her help with the shopping and planning. SMALL BITE:Save small condiment packets from restaurants, takeout meals or supermarket prepared-food counters. Sometimes,a squirt of mustard,soy sauce,honey or mayonnaise adds a bit of punch to lunch,and kids love the novelty of tiny things.Citrus fruits are a great source of vitamin C. N ICK KOON/ORANGE COUNTY REGISTERInstead of white bread,use wholegrain bread for sand wiches.V A L B M I N A / M C C L A T C H Y N E W S P A P E R S