The news-sun
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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 09-14-2012
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
semiweekly[ former 1988-1996]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K NEWS-SUN H ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927Friday-Saturday, September 14-15, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 114 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 90 72C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A Some sun with a few thunderstorms around F orecast Question: Do you think there will ever be another 9/11-scale terrorist attack on US soil? Next question: Will New York Citys proposed ban on super-sized sugary drinks have a big impact on health? w ww.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries James Green Age 60, of Sebring Richard Smith Age 71, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 78% No 22% T otal votes: 205 Classifieds9A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Healthy Living5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review/Times11B Religion7B Sports On TV2B Sudoku Puzzle11B Index www.twitter.com/thenewssun WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, financial goals; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 8 8 6 6 Distraction can be deadly Distraction can be deadlyMetro photos Temperatures in a closed vehicle can quickly climb well over 120 degrees on a summer day. T est your p alate with a quiz on sabor l atino LIVING, PAGE12B By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.com SEBRING The month of October is well-known for the pink ribbons of breast cancer awareness, but the Peace River Center is hoping to shed light on another cause that shares the month of October. Domestic violence is a problem that often goes unreported and unacknowledged in many communities throughout the country. October marks the monthlong awareness campaign for domestic violence. Peace River Center Safehouse is a victim services organization established to provide safety, shelter and resources to victims of domestic violence in the community. The center is working to shine a light on DomesticPurple nights to raise awareness for domestic violence Terrific TuesdayD evils, Streaks and D ragons all get wins SPORTS, 1BSweet WarsC hefs to battle o ver best dessert PAGE3 ALake talkM eeting to discuss L ake Jackson PAGE6 A PAGE2A See PURPLE, page 6A K A T A R A S I M M O N S / N e w s S u n By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.com SEBRING Highlands County students and parents are invited to a helpful event Monday that will likely benefit students who have plans to continue their education after high school. The College Night event will be held Monday at the Sebring High School Smith Center from 6-8 p.m. Highlands County School Districts secretary to Student Services coordinator Lisa Pimentel has worked hard to provide an informative, helpful event for hundreds of local students. This is only our second year doing this. Normally how these work is we bring in schools and they set up booths where they basically recruit students to apply and College Night offers 35 options for students future See COLLEGE, page 7ABy SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The investigation into the death of 1-yearold Amelia King, who was left in the cab of her fathers truck last Friday, has lead to an outcry. But Amelia wasnt the first baby to die from hyperthermia, or heat stroke, after being left inside a vehicle. And, tragically, she wont be the last. Jan Null, a published meteorologist and professor at San Francisco State University, has made a career of studying weather and the consequences it often creates. One of my major research areas is the dynamics of how hot vehicles can get and the tracking of hyperthermia deaths of children in vehicles, Null told the News-Sun. Death of toddler left in truck highlights dangers See KING, page 8A News-Sun staffLAKE PLACID A56-year-old man is facing attempted murder charges after he allegedly shot his nephew with a 12gauge shotgun at around 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday. According to arrest reports, James Ellis and the victim, 31-year-old Larry Ellis Jr., had tried to go to the Highlands County Jail to post bond for Larry Ellisfather, but the vehicle they were riding in broke down and had to be towed back to their residence. The report said Larry Ellis was angry and shouting because his father was still in jail and the vehicle had broken down. Man jailed for shooting his nephew J. Ellis See ARREST, page 8A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK Sally Perry, a 15-year employee of the city, has brought a lawsuit against Avon Park. Included as defendants are City Manager Julian Deleon, Brenda Sliva, Jimmy Runner and police commander Jason Lister. The suit was filed with the U. S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, in Fort Pierce. Runner is Perrys supervisor and Sliva is a city employee. The lawsuit alleges deprivation of rights allowed under the constitution, and/or the failure to protect Perrys rights, when Sliva and Runner executed an illegal search of Perrys handbag on July 27, 2012 during a vehicle inspection. The lawsuit reads, Instead of inspecting the vehicle for oil, tires, etc., as in a normal vehicle inspection, defendants Sliva and Runner commenced to search City of AP sued by employee See LAWSUIT, page 8A


C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 5 5 5 5 5 9 9 Sept. 12 267112141x:4Next jackpot $4 millionSept. 8 142127314552x:2 Sept. 5 232829363746x:3 Sept. 12 1321232935 Sept. 11 812182630 Sept. 10 35181921 Sept. 9 310222529 Sept. 12 (n 4600 Sept. 12 (d 1868 Sept. 11 (n 9429 Sept. 11 (d 1661 Sept. 12(n 79 2 Sept. 12 (d 995 Sept. 11(n 847 Sept. 11 (d 918 Sept. 11 622233221 Sept. 7 534353811 Sept. 4 923334219 Aug. 31 1117222715 Sept. 12 2433364856 PB: 6Next jackpot $125 millionSept. 8 620344448 PB: 29 Sept. 5 419264251 PB: 29 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d daytime drawing, (n nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball Lottery Center U.S. Army Sgt. Jason Cartwright and his military working dog, Isaac, are on their second d eployment together to Afghanistan. Their mission is to find enemy improvised explosive d evices. Photo courtesy of Sgt. Jason Cartwright. In June 2011, this column introduced you to Sgt. Jason Cartwright and his military working dog, Isaac. Bothw arriors had just returned from a year of hunting for i mprovised explosive devices buried beneath Afghanistans treacherouss and. These are real IEDs r eal explosives and everything else is out of the picture, the soldier said. T oday, Sgt. Cartwright and Isaac are once again searching for enemy bombs. Isaac and I left Fort Leonard Wood, Mo., on ourw ay back to the sandbox of Afghanistan, Cartwright wrote in a September email to The Unknown Soldiers. The Army dog handler, w ho also served in Iraq, misses his wife and foury ear-old son. But Isaac, a black Labrador that savedc ountless American and Afghans last year, has also become family. Now, the soldier and his best friend are once again risking theirl ives. Thirteen months we were on that battlefield with all the explosions, firefights, and sights of seeing theb loody, wounded, or the open-eyed stares of the dead, Cartwright wrote. e soon hit reality, to not only put our war faces on b ut also knowing our country has called on us yet again to serve. While conventional wisdom inside the United Statesi s that the war in Afghanistan is winding down, the image of Cartwright and his black Lab scouring the countrys unfor-g iving terrain for bombs that kill and maim troops and c ivilians, including children, challenges our perception ofa conflict entering its 12th year. The first thing I have to do is get educated on the Talibans tactics, as I justk now they have changed, Cartwright wrote. (Im hoping at the age of five, (Isaac and experienced to bring ush ome one more time. While confronting a ruthless enemy, Cartwright admits to also battling the scars of his first deployment, which included finding bombs that terrorists intentionally buried near schoolsa nd hospitals. The flashbacks and memo ries are strongly on my mind, he wrote. (I know the dangers that Isaac and Iw ill soon be facing again. Cartwright and Isaac serve w ith the Engineer Canine Company of the Armys 5th Engineer Battalion, which h as consistently proved itself as one of Americas elite defenses against enemy IEDs. My wife said, I am more a t ease knowing that they are sending one of the best teams again, Cartwright wrote. Even though they comp leted a previous Afghanistan deployment, the A rmy, which is focused on countering the evolvingT aliban threat, made sure the soldier and his dog underwent months of pre-deployment training. Once they arrived in the war zone, thep reparations continued. wo weeks have gone by of intense training, Cartwright wrote. We now stand ready to go out ands upport NATO and coalition forces. Soldier, best friend headed back to the sandbox EDGE Cheer Family Fun DaySEBRING The EDGE C heer Center and EDGE All Stars are having a Family Fun Day and Cheer-A-Thon on Saturday from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at theE DGE Cheer Center, 502 Maple Ave. Ther goal is for kids and their families to come down and get active together and havef un at the same time. The schedule is: 9:15 a.m. Kids and Parents Zumba 9:45 a.m.Learn Cheers a nd Chants with EDGE All Stars 10:30 a.m. Sack Races f or Kids 11 a.m. Limbo Contest 11:30 a.m. Relay Races a nd Games 12 p.m. Sit up Contest f or Kids 12:30 p.m. Cardio Dance Fun 1 p.m. Relay Races and Games 1 :30 p.m. Stunting with the EDGE All Stars The bounce house and dunk tanks will be open all day. Those stations willr equire ticket purchases to participate. There will also b e a trampoline open for games and fun activities during the day and otherc arnival-type games including a football throw, b aseball speed throw, bean bag toss, ring toss and much more. They will have f ood available for purchase. In addition to the games and activities, there will be crafts and face painting.T hough the event is free, we the center is asking is for donations towards the uniform fund and a portion of the proceeds will beg oing to the American Cancer Society, the EDGE p hilanthropy. For more information, c ontact the EDGE at 4710085Register for Florida Master Naturalist Wetlands ClassCORNWELL Riverwoods Field Lab, on U.S. 98 along the historicK issimmee River in Cornwell, will offer the Florida Master Naturalists Freshwater Wetlands Class once a week for six weeks this fall on Oct. 24 and 31, Nov. 7, 14 and 28 and Dec. 5. T he class is designed for adults who are interested in learning more about Floridas native flora, fauna and wetland habitats.I t is a very fun and educational program that is perfect for Floridas citizens and seasonal residents, volunteers, ecotourism ande nvironmental professionals that want to improve their environmental knowledge. The Florida Master N aturalist Program is a statewide program developed by the University ofF lorida/IFAS that requires 40 contact hours by participants. The class featuresm orning presentations by CES team and environment al experts. Afternoon field trips explore local wetland habitats. Field trips explorel ocal marsh and swamp wetlands as well as a boat t rip to learn about the Kissimmee River Restoration. The students final project will be participating in volunteer day att he Royce Ranch. This class is $225 that i ncludes all field trips and two FMNPresources binders. The class will beo ffered for six weeks from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. W ednesdays starting Oct. 24 through Dec. 5. The last day to register online is O ct. 19 at www.MasterNaturalist.org. Check under Current Course Offering Freshwater Wetlands -H ighlands County Riverwoods Field Lab. For more information contact Casey Trent, field coordinator, RiverwoodsF ield Lab, at 462-0026, or by email at c trent4@fau.edu. Historical Society salutes Jenny ReningerLAKE PLACID Lake P lacid Mural Society president Harriet Porter will speak on the history of Jenny Reninger, a wellknown community icon, ont he 10th anniversary of her passing. New documents CO MMUNITYBR IEFS C ontinued on page 5A S ee PAIR, page 5A Special to the News-SunSeptember marks the official launch of Crime Stoppers Month. Crime Stoppers is an international program that operates in some 26 countries around the world including 350 local Crime Stoppers programs throughout the United Stated that have a common goal to resolve crime through anonymous tips. Our focus today remains similar to when Crime Stoppers started in 1976, and that is to make our communities safer and more secure for everyone, said K. Scott Abrams, chairman of Crime Stoppers USA. Crime Stoppers brings together businesses, citizens, law enforcement and the media to combat crime. It is important for the criminal element to know members of the community are watching and reporting their activities. Abrams said the Crime Stoppers concept also encourages a cooperative partnership between law enforcement, the media and the community to ensure security and enhance our quality of life. Crime Stoppers has helped solve over 946,000 crime across the nation. By encouraging citizens to help reduce crime by combining media awareness, monetary rewards in anonymity for tipsters, Crime Stoppers has created an effective method for solving crimes and helping take back control over their neighborhoods. In the first 6 months of 2012, Heartland Crime Stoppers which covers Polk, Highlands and Hardee counties has received 917 tips resulting in 128 arrests. Those arrests have been for theft, burglary, identity theft, drugs, robbery and even homicide. Additionally, drugs valued at $30,499 have been seized during the same time frame. Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton, a long-time supporter of the Crime Stoppers Program, had this to say about Crime Stoppers: Crime Stoppers is a valuable tool in fighting crime and keeping with our vision of a safer Highlands CountyWhen citizens, especially our youth, can make an anonymous call to report information without fear of retaliation this provides for safety all around, said Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton. Our deputies have the opportunity to review and verify each tip and take the appropriate actions to solve crime and put those responsible behind bars. If anyone has any information on any unsolved crime and wants to stay anonymous, they can call 1-800226 TIPS (8477 If that tip results in an arrest, or the recovery of stolen property, or drugs, they are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000. September is Crime Stoppers Month Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Ridge A rea Arc will be hosting the Fourth Annual Wiener Dog Race Saturday, Oct. 13, on Museum Avenue in Avon Park. The race is ap art of Oktoberfest, which will be held on Main Street in Historic down-t own Avon Park. There will be a Wiener Walk costume judginga nd parade starting at 2 p.m. The race starts i mmediately following the parade. Entrants are asked to check in for thew alk and race at 1:30 that day. The pre-registration d eadline for both events is Oct. 10. In the Wiener Walk, dachshunds and their owners wearing costumes( or not) will parade before the spectators. Awards w ill be given in three categories of costumes: Best Dressed Wiener Dog, BestD ressed Team (wiener dog/person), and Best F loat (wiener dog riding in a pulled device). Preregistration is required. T he entry fee is $2. In the Wiener Dog Race, awards will be presented in four categories of dachshunds: PuppyR ace, Senior/Disabled Race, Adult Race and Top Dog Race. There will also be a Wiener Wannabe Race fora ny breed under 20 pounds. Pre-registration i s required. The cost is $10 per race. S ponsorships are still available. All proceeds will benefit Ridge Area Arc. For more information o r to register for the Wiener Dog Race and/or Wiener Walk contact Tonja Weed at 452-1295, ext. 105 or email her att weed@ridgeareaarc.org. Entry forms are available on line at www.ridgeareaarc.org/. Wiener Dog Races set for Oct. 13


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 14, 2012Page 3A HEARTLAND COMMUNITY CHORUS; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 9/14/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 7 7 9 9 City of Sebring 3x10.5 00023340 Special to the News-SunSEBRING They are fierce competitors w ith unmatched culinary excellence hiding tucked away in assisted living facilities throughout the county until now. T he chefs of Highlands Countys prominent facilities will face off at the Bert J. Harris Agri-Civic Center on Friday, Sept. 21 f rom 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. for Sweet Wars 2012 as they showcase their best dessert crea tions. The public is invited to choose the best creation by purchasing a $5 ballot and testing their sweet tooth on great desserts while eating their way through the event. T he winning chef will receive a plaque to display with pride in his or her assisted living facility and bragging rights for an entire year. Ballots can be purchased in advance at the Cornerstone Hospice office at 2906 S parta Road in Sebring or at the offices of event sponsor Michael L. Keiber, PA, 129 S outh Commerce Ave. in Sebring, as well as at the Sebring Chamber of Commerce Welcome Center at 227 U.S. 27 North. B allots can also be purchased at the AgriCivic Center the day of the event. All money collected will go to the C ornerstone Hospice Foundation to benefit hospice services in Highlands County. S ince 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, a not-for-profit, communitybased healthcare organization, has provided care and services to central Florida residents experiencing life-limiting illnesses. T o learn more about Cornerstone Hospice, call in Highlands county 382-4563 or tollfree 800-503-5756 or visit www.cornerstonehospice.org as well as www.seriousillness.org/Cornerstone Sweet Wars 2012 to be culinary treat Courtesy photo Chef Robin Norton of Southern Lifestyle in Lake Placid is ready for the challenge of the upcoming Sweet Wars event on Sept 21. Chef Norton will compete against the chefs from Balmoral Assisted Living, Sunny Hills Assisted Living, The Palms of Sebring Assisted L iving and Maranatha Manor Assisted Living for bragging rights and a plaque to display in his facility. Chef Norton worked for a French Master Chef in Charleston, North Carolina at a restaurant called Le Midi. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands County VeteranS ervices Conference Room was the site of a recent seminar held on Tuesday, Sept. 4. The event was co-spons ored by the Veteran Services Office, Veterans Advisory Board, with refreshments provided by the Veterans Council ofH ighlands County, Inc. The discussion included issues which included the Highlands Countys Combat Grant, issued to those Highlands Countyr esidents just returning from serving in combat in a n imminent danger zone, and a brief overview of the Post 9-11 GI Bill was pro-v ided. Jackie Graham, acting c ounty veteran services officer, discussed issues pertaining to service connected disabled veterans, and went on to explain thep rocess to file for a nonservice pension for the vete ran and a survivors pension for the surviving spouse. The death benefitsp rogram for surviving spouses of military veterans w as also discussed, including the benefits available, such as burial reimburse-m ents, memorial marker, presidential citation, and how to arrange for a memor ial service. Benefits to the surviving s pouse may include insurance payments, which the Veteran Services Office can help the family obtain. If the veteran passes a way with a service disability, and that disability is the cause of death or the contributing cause of death, the survivor may be entitled toa death indemnity compensation (DIC The health care progra m w as discussed, including emergency situations r equiring the interaction with FEE Basis with the VA Health Care program. O n hand to assist i n answering questions surrounding end-of-life prepar ations were guest speakers A ndrew Jackson, Sebring attorney, and Roy Wilkes, a VA-certified and accredited a ttorney from Lake Placid. The attorneys answered questions pertaining to w ills, trusts, powers-ofa ttorney for asset protection a nd health care surrogates. V eterans were reminded to keep their discharge papers in a safe place where other family members can find them should the needa rise. Handouts were provided to answer other questions that often arise near or at the death of a loved one, such as arranging the nece ssary documents, making a rrangements and plans, and what to do when the d eath occurs. G raham announced that other seminars will be announced throughout the year, and as the dates getc loser, will announce the events. Veteran Services Office hosts seminar C lassified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN B y GARYFINEOUT Associated Press TALLAHASSEE The Obama administration is agreeing to a proposal that will reduce the number of early voting days in five Florida counties that are covered by the federal Voting Rights Act. The Justice Department decision ends a lengthy battle over a controversial election law passed by the GOP-controlled state Legislature last year. The department late Wednesday notified a federal court in Washington, D.C., that it approved a Florida plan to provide 96 hours of early voting over eight days in Hillsborough, Collier, Hendry, Hardee and Monroe counties. Justice Department or federal court approval is required for any changes in election laws affecting those counties due to a history of past racial discrimination in those areas. The D.C. court had previously raised questions about Floridas plan to cut the number early voting days. Justice Dept. approves states early voting plan Plan to provide 96 hours of early voting in counties covered by act Associated PressNEWYORK New York Citys Board of Health opened up a new, experimental front in thew ar on obesity Thursday, passing a rule banning sales of big sodas and other sugary drinks at restaurants, concessions tands and other eateries. The regulation, which was proposed in thes pring by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and approved by panel of health expertsa fter several months of review, puts a 16-ounce s ize limit on cups and bottles of non-diet soda, sweetened teas, and otherc alorie-packed beverages. The ban will apply in f ast-food joints, movie houses and Broadway theaters, workplace cafeterias, and most other places selling prepared food. I t doesnt cover beverages sold in supermarkets o r most convenience stores. The restaurant and beve rage industries have assailed the plan as misg uided. They say the citys health experts are exagg erating the role sugary beverages have played in making Americans fat. One board member, Dr. Sixto R. Caro, abstainedf rom voting. The other eight board members voted yes. I am still skeptical. This is not comprehensivee nough, said Caro, a doctor of internal medicine w ho practices in Brooklyn and Manhattan. S ome New Yorkers have also ridiculed the rule as a gross government intrusion and tens of thousands signed a peti-t ion, circulated by the industry, voicing their opposition. The unprecedented regulation would followo ther ambitious health moves on Bloombers watch. Some have proven to be national pacesetters, such as making chain restaurants post calorie counts prominently on their menus; McDonalds announced Wednesday that it would start displaying the information nationwide next week, before a federal requirement that could force all major chains to do so next year. New York City also has barred artificial trans fats from restaurant food and taken aggressive steps to discourage smoking. NYC bans big, sugary drinks at e ateries, t heaters


C M Y K ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516scott.dressel@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com V ICKIE JONESExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING Page 4ANews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012www.newssun.com Now a federal court in Miami has appropriatelyr uled that the tuition double standard creates an unconstitutional second tier of U.S. citizenship and has to end. The state should accept the courts decision, because itr emoves an obstacle to ambitious young Floridians pursui ng higher education. Florida charges out-ofstate students four times orm ore what Florida residents pay to attend a public college o r university. This encourages Floridians to remain in the state for their education and careers, and it rewards the states investment of tax dollars in its institutions of higher learning. But undert he rules, establishing residency for students under age 24 depends on the legal status of their parents. Illegal immigrantschildren who are U.S. citizens and may haver esided in Florida their entire lives are told they are out of l uck when applying to state schools as residents. They have to pay the higher rate. F ixing this unfair policy would have been a cinch for a ny Legislature not in the sway of extreme anti-immigration forces. But despite multiple years of effort and a nudge by former Gov. Jeb Bush to consider the issue, the discriminatory policy hasr emained in force, hampering the aspirations of potentially thousands of Floridas young people, many of them Hispanic. The relief granted by the f ederal court rectifies a wrong with a straightforward r eading of the federal Equal Protection Clause. U.S. District Judge K. MichaelM oore rejected the tuition policy on behalf of a number o f young people caught in its grip, saying that the state must treat all U.S. citizens equally. Moore found that the tuition differential for stud ents with illegal-immigrant parents does not advance a ny legitimate state interest, much less the states important interest in furthering educational opportunities for its own residents. Moreover,t his is not a state benefit flowing to illegal immig rants, Moore said. The students, not the parents, benefit from the in-state tuition. ... Floridas Department of Education has not said whether it will appeal the court ruling, but it would be l egally foolish and a waste of taxpayer money to fight it. The court did what the Legislature should have done. It got rid of an illegal a nd counterproductive policy. Consider it a gift to the state and let the ruling stand. A n editorial from the Tampa Bay Times. State should let tuition ruling stand When a Florida Senate committee rejected an effort earlier this year to stop charging higher out-of-state tuition to the American-born children of Floridas i llegal immigrant residents, it embodied the worst anti-immigrant elements of the Republican Party. Consider Flecks qualificationsEditor: When you think of our countys government responsibilities, what could be more important than the education of our children? These young people are the future leaders of this great American nation. Keeping that in mind, I feel that it is imperative that voters receive as much information about all candidates that are running for office in our school system so they can make comparisons between the candidates and make the best possible choice for the positions. In 1993-94 school yea,r Dr. Thomas Knowles, principal at Lake Placid Middle School, requested that Rebecca (Becky Placid Middle School as his assistant principal. Dr. Knowles was just appointed principal and he had worked with Mrs. Fleck previously. He knew that Mrs. Fleck was experienced in budgeting, student scheduling, classroom management, curriculum and instruction, exceptional education curriculum, and discipline. This began her journey at Lake Placid Middle School as an administrator. Being the principals administrative confidential secretary and school bookkeeper, I worked very close with Mrs. Fleck and quickly realized Dr. Knowles had made an excellent choice. During her journey at Lake Placid Middle, the school was awarded the Red Carpet School award. Mrs. Fleck was chosen as Floridas Assistant Principal of the Year. Lake Placid Middle was very honored to be a part of Commissioner of Education Brogans presentation to Mrs. Fleck at Lake Placid Middle School. When Dr. Knowles accepted a college professors position, Mrs. Fleck was appointed as principal at Lake Placid Middle. She quickly surrounded herself with an excellent faculty and s taff. She felt that each position at her school was an important position. Each staff member contributed to the education of the students instructional and support staff. With her experience in budgeting, student scheduling, classroom management, curriculum and discipline the students at Lake Placid Middle prospered and LPMS was selected as one of the Top 100 Wired Schools in the United States by Family PC Magazine. Mrs. Fleck has made her journey through the trenches and knows all aspects of educating children from a beginning exceptional education teacher, assistant principal, principal, director of the HCSBs MIS Department and presently assistant superintendent. Now it is time for all voters to compare the candidates qualifications and choose the person with the best qualifications to be the leader of our childrens future. Please consider the qualifications that has guided Rebecca Fleck on her journey in education for the students of Highlands County. Cassie Simpson Lake Placid Highlands County School Board Employee Retired Look forward, not backwardEditor: Once again the News-Sun has chosen to print the ranting of Sandy Oleesky. She consistantly berates the Republician Party but fails to mention the disastrous four years under President Obama. This a short but incomplete list: Engages in a war with Lybia without Congress approval Uses every corrupt, devious, and underhanded means to ram through Obamacare against the majority Reforms welfare defying a written law Refuses to defend existing laws, his s worn duty Uses stimulus money to reward political allies Threatens the Supreme Court whenever they rule against him Funds and conspires with employee unions to command electorial outcomes against the majority Destroyed our allies in Egypt allowing the Muslim Brotherhood to set up shop Does nothing to secure the future of entitlement programs for our children and grandchildren but instead raids the Social Security trust fund. Which would you rather have, four more years of lying, trampling on the Constitution, and pushing us deeper in debt or the hope that a new man can get us back on track and save the United States of America? We need to look forward, not backward and the decision is easy for me. Robert Gillmore Sebring BouquetBallroom Dancers celebrate first yearEditor: The Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers celebrated their first anniversary the first of this month with a Caladium Ball.Oursincerethanks go out to Ashley at Happiness Farms; Don Bates family at Bates Sons & Daughters; Lori Knipper of the Eastside Christian Church;Mat Delaney, editor of the Lake Placid Journal; Romona Washington of the News-Sun; and Shirley and Bill Ringo, Sebring PR. It is an honor and a privilege to be a part of this great town and to have the love and generosity that you have bestowed upon us in this first year of our existence. Thanks again and God bless America and God bless you. Susie and Larry Lee Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers By now most of you have heardt hat Ed Baldridge, our workhorse of a r eporter, is recovering from a stroke. T his column is for him. S peaking for everyone here at the News-Sun, Ills ay for myself that I miss you. I count the days until you get back, and not j ust because Sam Gholar and I are having to work h arder. No, its that you are such an upbeat, inexhaustible, insightful and funny man the newsroom is drab andd ull without you bustling around. I miss your truly terrible, absolutely awful puns and jokes. I even miss your themed comedy routines. For example, that weekw hen every joke was about fish. What do you call fish w ith no eyes? Fsh. I miss our editorial meetings, which morph into philosophical discussions, even though youre an AynR and fan and Im more into John Maynard Keynes. Ed, talking to you has challenged my preconceptions, forced me to lookf rom a different perspective. I learn things talking with you. I miss your passion, your energy, your perseverance; your commitment to the truth and to open and effective government and your almost scholarly understanding of the esoteric inner workings of government and its rules. I especially look forward to when you get back and can decipher the arithmetic of official budgets for me again. R emember on the bad days, the v ery qualities that make you a wonderful colleague,r eporter, husband and father are the v ery qualities that are seeing you through youro rdeal. Those of columns yours written in the hospital a nd rehab for heavens sake are perfect proof of w hat Ive just said. You may find the praise embarrassing, but you are a role model for everyone coming back from a med-i cal misfortune. Your sense of humor, your courage, strength of character and persistence all of which you have up the whazoo is inspiring. The rest of us should all k eep those qualities in mind when our bad luck t urn arrives, which it will. As for the people who refer to you as BALDridge between clenched teeth as smokec omes out their ears, who thought, with relief, theyd never have to answer questions from you again, go ahead and disappoint them. M r. Ed, your desk has a reserved sign on it. Were steeling ourselves for boiled, skinless chicken Tuesdays, which will replace Hush Puppy Tuesdays and are rehearsing a synchronized chair dance for your homecoming celebration. Christopher Tuffley is a reporter for the News-Sun. He can be reached at 385-6155 ext. 544. A shout-out to Mr. Ed Tuffin It Christopher Tuffley EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. 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


C M Y K JAMES GREEN J ames B. Green, 60, of Sebring, Fla., passed away Monday, Sept. 10, 2012, inS ebring. He was born Nov. 30, 1951, to Wiley Clayton a nd Annabelle (Blair in Wildwood, Fla., and had been a resident of Sebring m ost of his life. He was employed as a truck driver for a chemical company. He loved the outdoors, riding his horse and spending timew ith his animals. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Green; mother, Annabelle Blair Steele; sons, Chris Green (JoyceS ebring and Charlie Green; daughter, Jennifer Green ( June) of Oregon; five grandchildren and threeg reat-grandchildren. ACelebration of Life will be held on Friday, Sept. 14, 2012, from 2-8 p.m. at the Green residence, 126 GuitarD rive, Sebring, FL33870. Cremation arrangements have been entrusted to: S tephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, FL33870 ( 863) 385-0125 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com RICHARD SMITH Richard Shriver Smith, 71, p assed away Aug. 1, 2012, after an 11-week illness. A resident of Sebring for the last six years, he lived in Tangelwood. H e was born on Dec. 23, 1940, in Baltimore, Md., the sono f John Melford S mith and Anna Covahey Smith Torbit. F or many years he coowned and managed small apartment complexes in Lake Worth, Fla., with his business partner, VernonP aul Berger. The greatest pleasures in his life were his church, c ruises, Las Vegas and bingo. He was a member of Emmanuel United Church OfC hrist. He is survived by his life p artner, Eugene S. Allison; and two sisters, Joan Mertz of Essex, Md., and Page G room of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and a half-brother, W. Scott Torbit of Fallston, Md. He is also survived by nieces and nephews, and their fami-l ies. Acelebration of his life w ill be at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, at Emmanuel United ChurchO f Christ, 3114 Hope St. at Hammock Road, Sebring, F la. Presiding will be his pastor, the Rev. George N. Miller, assisted by Tracy M iller. Areception will follow the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts in his name, may be made to his beloved church as listeda bove. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 14, 2012Page 5A MARTIAL ARTS (pp s chool care; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 2 9 9 4 4 3 3 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 9/14/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 7 7 6 6 Cornerstone 2x1 00023300 about her life will be shared by vice president Jerry Pendarvis, who will also offer personal insight. Documents or photos appropriate for the Societys 30th Anniversary Time Capsule will also be collected. Green Dragon cheerleaders will be on hand to help raise funds for their Macys Parade trip. The meeting will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Depot Museum, 12 Park St. West.Sebring Thunder rolls this weekendSEBRING Sebring Thunder will be this weeks event on the Circle, starting today. This is Sebrings largest car show complete with welcome reception, Burnout on the Circle, car show, barbecue and awards banquet. The event goes through Sunday. For more information, visit SebringCruise.com.Edge groups plan Family Fun DaySEBRING The Edge Cheer Center and Edge All Stars are having a Family Fun Day and Cheer-A-Thon from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Edge Cheer Center, 502 Maple Ave. This event is open to the public and is free to attend. The Edge All Stars will help teach cheers and stunting throughout the day. In addition, there will be games, contests, face painting, blow ups and much more. Though the event is free, t he groups are asking for donations towards their uniform fund and a portion of the proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society, the Edge philanthropy. For more information, contact Edge at 471-0085.Farm Bureau annual meeting is setSEBRING Highlands County Farm Bureau annual meeting and dinner will be Saturday, Oct. 20. Gates open at 5:30 p.m.; dinner served at 7 p.m. There will be food, fun, friends and live band. Dinner will include steak and shrimp. Bring a beverage (mixers and ice provided). Reserved table for eight persons is $400 (name of business on table) and open seating for $25. This all takes place at the Howerton residence, 4502 U.S. 98. Bring the whole family for a great night of food, music, fun and dancing. Call 3855141 or e-mail janmenges@embarqmail.com for tickets and information. Thank you Highlands County Farm Bureau Heritage sponsors Florida Grove Hedgers, Heartland National Bank, Bill Jarrett Ford, Highlands Independent Bank, Florida Grove Foggers, Newton CrouchThe Spreader of Choice, Alan Jay Automotive Network, Glade & Grove Supply Co. Inc., Brandt, and Johnson Harvesting Inc. Continued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS B eing separated from your family by thousands of miles for months at a time is almost unimaginable to those of us whoh avent served in the military. Afghanistan, in particular, is a desolate place where loneliness can creep up on even the most sea-s oned warrior. Across the airfield through the open deserta nd dusty air, those unforgettable mountains that I said goodbye to are stand-i ng still and bold, the soldier wrote. H aving Isaac by his side is a source of daily comfort. I couldnt imagine going back without my d og, Cartwright said before his second deployment. e have a special rapport and special bond; Ik now I trust that dog, and that dog trusts me. B oth the soldier and his black Lab survived close encounters with the enemyd uring their first goaround. This deployment will almost certainly carry the same perils. e are going to suppo rt t he troops on the front lines of the battlefield; to seek and search for the deadliest weapon useda gainst U.S. and NATO force the IEDs, he wrote. The willingness of heroes like Sgt. Jason Cartwright to serve in Afghanistan gives his fellow Americans the luxury of worrying about other t hings. et for the foreseeable f uture, Ill be checking m y email every morning, hoping to learn that this sold ier, his courageous dog and their fellow troops ar e s afe. To a destination unknown, we take off into t he dusty air over the mountains of Afghanistan the soldier wrote. To be continued. T o find out more about Tom Sileo or to read features by o ther Creators Syndicate write rs and cartoonists, visit www.creators.com. Continued from page 2A Pair of brave warriors head back to war zone Smith OBITUARIES enroll in their schools, Pimentel said. L ast years first run of the College Night event did not go as Student Services department had hoped. e had a lot of bumps in the road with our first year. We did not have ag ood turnout. So this year we re-vamped everything. We got new invitations out, better communication to the schools and all that, Pimentel said. Pimentel and the Student Services c oordinator, Marcia Davis, have worked together to bring a new feel to College Night in Highlands County. Atotal of 35 schools will be visiting the event to provide insight to campusa nd college life to eager young learners. e had some schools from out of state respond and we thought Wow.T hese events help students choose where they want to go after high school. My own daughter came to one when shew as a junior and it helped her decide, Pimentel said. W ith a much wider college and university participation and calls made to every middle and high school student int he county, Pimentel and Davis are sure that the event will be a huge success in i ts second year. Pimentel is expecting close to 500 students to attend College Night this year and hopes parents will join in on the experience as their young learnersd ecide their futures. Refreshments will be available for attendees along with raffles and doorp rizes for students. For more information, contact Student Services at 4715 748. Representativies from the following colleges/universities will be presentd uring College Night: Adventist University of Health S ciences, Alabama State University, Baptist College of Florida, Berry College, Campbell University, C harleston Southern University, Clearwater Christian College, Edison S tate College, Embry Riddle Aero U niversity, Florida Atlantic University W ilkes Honors College, Flagler College, Florida Atlantic University,F lorida Hospital College of Health Sciences, Florida International U niversity, Florida School of the Arts, F lorida State University, Full Sail Real W orld Ed, Georgia Southern University, High Point University, Hodges University, Hofstra University, Keiser U niversity Center of Culinary Arts, Lenoir Rhym College, Lynn University, Maryville College, National Aviation A cademy, Naval Academy, Northwood University, Oglethorpe University, Palm Beach Atlantic University, Saint Leo U niversity, Sanford University, South Florida Southern College, Southeastern U niversity, University of Central F lorida, University of Florida, University of Massachusetts Amherst, University of Miami, University of N orth Florida, University of Tampa, U.S.Army, U.S. Merchant MarineA cademy, Warner University, Webber I nternational University, Wesleyan College, Western New England College, William Woods University, and U niversity of South Florida St. Petersburg. C ontinued from page 1A College Night planned Monday in Sebring This is only our second y ear doing this. We had a l ot of bumps in the road w ith our first year. We did not have a good turn out. So this year we rev amped everything. We g ot new invitations out, better communication to the schools and all that.L ISAPIMENTEL event organizer Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 I n lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgN o. 5019096


C M Y K B y KATE BRUMBACK Associated PressATLANTA Florida A &M Universitys insistence that it is not to blame for a d rum majors death during a hazing ritual shows schoolo fficials are not taking responsibility for the safety of students, the band members parents said Thursday. Pam and Robert Champion S r. said during a news conference in Atlanta that they were disappointed by court documents filed Monday by FAMU in response to theirl awsuit against the school. The university said in its filing that 26-year-old Robert Champion, as a top leader in the band, should have refused to participate in the ritual. The school asked a judge to toss the lawsuit or at least to delay action on it until criminal charges against band members are resolved. Twelve former members have pleaded not guilty to charges of felony hazing. As a mother, I have to wonder what kind of people are we entrusting our students to, Pam Champion said. They clearly didnt care about my son, who thought the world of this school, who would always promote it and talk it up. Robert did all the right things. The school didnt do him right. Her husband called the schools response a slap in the face. This is an opportunity for the school to say we do have problems and were going to fix it, but instead theyre in denial, so I say FAMU beware, he said. Robert Champion died in November after he was beaten by fellow members of the famed Marching 100 band aboard a charter bus parked outside an Orlando hotel. The school said in its filing that no public university or college has a duty to protect an adult student from what happens as a result of that persons own decisions to participate in dangerous activities off campus and outside of university-sponsored events. Chris Chestnut, a lawyer representing the Champions, said the school is refusing to address the root problem. AMU wants to make this about Robert Champion. TheC hampions have lost their son. This is about the decades o f hazing that led up to Roberts death and the decades beyond this point where theres an opportunityf or FAMU to rid itself of hazing and still have a very succ essful band program. Violence Awareness by putting together a Purple Light Nights campaign. Peace River Outreach S pecialist Laura Hawthorne is heading the campaign and has big plans to increase awareness surrounding domestic violence in thea rea. Throughout the month of October, Peace River will be selling (taking donations purple light bulbs. The bulbss hould be placed in the lamppost of businesses and homes to show support ofd omestic violence awareness. I heard about it through a nother organization. I know that they do it over in the F ort Myers area. I just thought it would be a good idea to spread awareness,H awthorne said. October has become most k nown for another the breast cancer awareness campaign with millions of supporters. Hawthorne finds the situation a challenging one. When people see the purple ribbons they dont knoww hat they are for. We want to change that. We are hoping that when people see these purple lights on these businesses theyll ask Whatst hat for?and theyll become aware and informed, Hawthorne said. e would like to see purple lights shining throughw indows, on porches, at the front doors, or around the streets of residents and businesses in Highlands County Each of the purple lights w ill help with the promotion of domestic violence awaren ess. Bulbs are now on sale and may be purchased through Peace River Center. Asingle bulb is $4, a twopack of bulbs is $7 and a string of purple lights is $20.T o purchase bulbs contact Hawthorne at 386-1168. Currently, Peace River Center is at capacity. The Safehouse holds up to 15p eople, though Hawthorne says they will work to accommodate those in need. e never turn any one away. We will try to fit themi n however we can, said Hawthorne. We want everyone to know that domestic violence has no place in our community. This will help with raising the awareness. F unds raised through the Domestic Violence Purple L ight Nights campaign go directly to the Peace River shelter. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012www.newssun.com COWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 9/14/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 7 7 5 5 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 92487 publix liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 8 8 1 1 Continued from page 1A P urple lights to help raise awareness of domestic violence News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Water levels in Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson have risen enough to have water once again flowing between them under U.S. 27. B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Property owners on Lake Jackson, anda ny other individuals interested in the history and h ealth of that lake, will want to be at the Jack Stroup Civic Center 6 p.m. Monday,S ept. 17. Clell Ford, the countys l ake manager, said representatives from Floridas departments of environmen-t al protection and transportation, as well as the Army C orps of Engineers and the Southwest Florida Water Management District will be on hand to talk the lakes current condition in depth. T here will be a discussion of the factors regarding the l ake and where the lake has been, as well as solutions (to its problems), Ford said. T he meeting is a followup to a briefing given key m embers of the community in May. Because of a scheduling conflict, StateR epresentative Denise Grimsley was not able to m ake that meeting, which is why she worked to make Mondays get together happen. She wants to understand the situation herself, andg ive citizens an opportunity to become educated about t he lakes issues and be a part of the discussion. In addition to passing on i nformation, the panel will answer questions from the a udience. ere hoping for a big turn-out, Ford said. C ommissioner Don Elwell will facilitate the evening. Lake Jackson to make waves at special meeting Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect. Drum majors parents condemn FAMU response to lawsuit


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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012www.newssun.com A melias father, Christopher Sneed King, 34, was arrested Tuesday andc harged with aggravated manslaughter of a child and c hild neglect resulting in great bodily harm. According to arrest r eports, King told investigators that his 4-year-old son put Amelia in the truck while h e was inside his home at 5 07 Ryan Road. The son, however, reportedly told investig ators that King took the children to the store to get a lighter and left Amelia in the truck for a long time. She died of heat stroke, the medical examiner said. F or decades Null has been studying the tragic deaths of c hildren due to hyperthermia and has revealed startling statistics on the subject. ith an outside air temperature of about 92 degreeso n Friday in Sebring, the inside air temperature of the car would have been as high as 135 degrees. Objects or a person inside the car in directs unlight would have been significantly hotter, Null said. The arrest report said that Amelias back was still hot to the touch even after almost 90 minutes inside an air-conditioned ambulance. Amelia is the second death due to heat stroke in Florida this year. Four weeks ago, 4year-old Jordan Coleman was left in a day care van fora pproximately two hours in Broward County. A melias death is the 28th death this year due to hyperthermia in vehicles. According to Null, at least 555 deaths of infants andc hildren have occurred since 1988; 59 of the deaths have occurred in Florida. Florida currently ranks in fourth for hyperthermia deaths of chil-d ren in vehicles just behind Nevada, Arizona and Arkansas. Atotal of 39 children die each year due to car-related heat stokes. University of South Florida professor of neuroscience David Diamond authored an article on the subject in July 2011. Diamond studied 50 of the cases of child death from hyperthermia as a result ofb eing left in cars. Diamonds research showed that in each case otherwise good parents experiencing a combination of sleep deprivation, stress, and change in routine had suffered a memory lapsea nd as a result neglected to remove their child from the v ehicle. F lorida law states that it is unlawful to leave a child age 6 or younger unattended in a vehicle for more than 15 minu tes. Currently, only 12 states have laws that specifically prohibit parents from leavingi nfant and toddlers in vehicles alone. Several states are now actively working on j oining those states and working to create laws to protect children. The head of the mission is a group known as Kids and Cars. Founder and president Janette Fennell continues to be an advocate for the cause. Were trying to get people to realize it is just as dangerous to leave a child alone in a vehicle as it is to leave him near a body of water said Fennell. There are more states that make it illegal to leave an animal alone in a car than a child. There has to be a specific law to make it illegal to leave a child alone. We want people to understand the dangers. C ontinued from page 1A King second baby to die in car this year in state There are more states that make it illegal to leave an animal alone in a c ar than a child. T here has to be a s pecific law to make it illegal to leave a child a lone. We want p eople to u nderstand the dangers.JANETTEFENNELL K ids and Cars founder C King Courtesy photo Amelia King, who was almost 2, died Friday after being left in her fathers truck in the middle of the afternoon. The victim reportedly told his mother to give him a ride, but she said the only vehicle available was a stick shift, which she didnt know how to drive. Larry Ellis kept shouting, the report said, demanding that he be given a ride. At that point, James Ellis told Larry Ellis that if he kept it up James Ellis was going to get the gun and shoot him. Larry Ellis continued to talk, the report said, so James Ellis got up, went to the bedroom, returned with a shotgun and shot the victim. Larry Ellis dropped to the floor, then got up and ran outside. He was found lying in the driveway of an adjacent residence with severe injuries to his left arm/elbow as well as a large injury/hole in his left torso. He was flown to an out-of-county hospital for surgery. James Ellis was charged with attempted first degree murder. Continued from page 1A the vehicles, both the truck ( Perry used routinely at work) and the electric bubble car(Perry the field. They opened the glove compartment,s earched behind the seats, and looked under the seats. The lawsuit states that Perry did not protest the search of the vehicles, butd id protest when she was told her handbag must be searched too. Perry alleges she was told by Lister that as an employ-e e of the city, she had no rights in the matter. Perry told the News-Sun t hat, in fact, her handbag was searched and everything inside scrutinized.T he lawsuit goes into considerable detail regarding t he alleged incident. Deleon told the NewsSun Thursday morning thatb ecause the case is under litigation he had to limit his r esponse. He did say, however, It is my understanding no one searched Mrs. Perrys purse. He added, The citys written VehicleU sepolicy, which Mrs. Perry signed in 2009, s pecifically states, The city reserves the right to inspect or search city-owned orc ity-leased vehicles at any time at the citys election. E mployees should have no expectation of privacy in the use of a city-owned or c ity-leased vehicle. Deleon said Perry was the only employee, among five or six also having vehicles inspected, to protest the search. The city denies that any city employee violated the law as alleged by Mrs. Perry, Deleon said. Robert Grizzard II, P errys attorney, told the News-Sun another aspect of the lawsuit has to do with alleged prejudiced behavior toward woman in general,a nd older women in general on Deleons part. While originally in the field, Perry said she had been shifted to office works ome time ago. The lawsuit alleges that Deleon when he wasd irector of Public Works assigned Perry, and another female employee over 50y ears of age, to paint and clean out three rat infested b uildings, including the waste water treatment plant, which building had not beenc leaned nor painted in 25 years. The suit further c laims the women were not provided with protective equipment, including gloves. Perry told the News-Sun, s he has since been assigned to outdoor field work t asks like pulling weeds or watering trees four eighthour days a week, despites till recovering from cancer and radiation and chemot herapy treatments. The lawsuit cites two other older women who r eport the same type of experience. Regarding the changes in job description, Deleon said, During the last two years, a s part of a re-organization we updated and changed (as many as 11) job descriptions. In applicable cases, w e provided the employee and the union with notice and provided (an opportunity) for any comments or s uggestions. Deleon had r eceived no comments or suggestions from Perry. Furthermore, he said the charges of alleged prejudiced behavior toward older women have no merit. He again references the reorganization and restructuring of 11 jobs, not the individua ls involved. D eleon said Perrys law suit came only after she hadb een disciplined for conducting non-city (and union business on city taxpayer time, and only after beingn otified she was under investigation for continuing i nfractions. P erry is vice-president of the local Association of C ounty Federal State and Municipla Employees chapt er. She told the News-Sun it is her opinion the city is trying to break the union. In the last three years, she said, seven union officers have b een forced to leave city employment. G rizzard said he has received no answer from either the city or any of the individuals named in the lawsuit, although they had been served notice. C ontinued from page 1A Arrest made following shooting Lawsuit filed by city employee By MARTIN CRUTSINGER APEconomics WriterWASHINGON The Federal Reserve unleashed a series of aggressive actions Thursday intended to stimulate the still-weak economy by making it cheaper for consumers and businesses to borrow and spend. The Fed said will spend $40 billion a month to buy mortgage-backed securities for as long as it deems necessary. It plans to keep shortterm interest at record lows through mid-2015 six months longer than it previously had planned. And its ready to take other unconventional steps if job growth doesnt pick up. Astatement from the Feds policy committee said it thinks a highly accommodative stance of monetary policy will remain appropriate for a considerable time after the economic recovery strengthens. The committee announced the series of bold steps after a two-day meeting. Its actions pointed to how sluggish the economy remains more than three years after the Great Recession ended. Stock prices rose on the news. But some economists said they thought the benefit to the economy would be slight. e doubt it will be enough to get the economy on the right track, said Paul Ashworth, an economist at Capital Economics. Its onlya matter of time before speculation begins as to when the Fed will raise its purchases from $40 billion a month. The Dow Jones industrial average was up nearly 100 points shortly after the announcement at 12:30 p.m. Eastern time. The dollar dropped against major currencies, and the price of gold shot up about $16 an ounce, roughly 1 percent, to $1,750. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-CA-000058 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. PAMELA CAMPBELL; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 17th day of July, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000058, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and PAMELA CAMPBELL IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, are defendants. The Clerk of this Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 2nd day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 55 OF GRAND OAKS ON LAKE DAMON, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 85, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 16th day of August, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Cler k September 14, 21, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000326 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, HARRY E. ROCKWELL A/K/A HARRY ROCKWELL, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 09, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000326 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and HARRY E. ROCKWELL A/K/A HARRY ROCKWELL; CAROL A. ROCKWELL A/K/A CAROL ROCKWELL; SPRING LAKE PROPERTY ASSOCIATION, INC.; are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASS EMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 24th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 25, BLOCK S, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE III, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7733 PINE GLEN ROAD, SEBRING, FL 33876-8107 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 10, 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 F12003798 WELLSLPS-SPECFHLMC-R-kvickers-Team 1-F12003798 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accomm odation 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 t he proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. September 7, 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000325 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, BEVERLY K. HUNT, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 09, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000325 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and BEVERLY K. HUNT; JERRY A. HUNT; 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 24th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE SOUTH 15 FEET OF LOT 9 AND ALL OF LOT 10, BLOCK 115, LAKEVIEW PLACE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, AT PAGE 41, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1232 NANCESOWEE AVENUE, 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 10, 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 F11005024 COUNTRY-SPECFNMA-R-jmyers-Team 2-F11005024 **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. September 7, 14, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000417 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, LIZA ARRUDA, et al,D efendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 09, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000417 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, is the Plaintiff and LIZ ARRUDA; MARK E. ARRUDA; 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 24th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 459, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION E, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 53, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3121 MARLIN 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 10, 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 F10101097 COUNTRY-SPECFNMA-R-UNASSSIGNED-Team 2-F10101097 **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. September 7, 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-001139 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, ROENA L. VONDENBERGER, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 09, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-001139 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, is the Plaintiff and ROENA L. VONDENBERGER; 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 24th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS, STATE OF FLORIDA BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOTS 4554, 4555, 4556, 4557, 4558, 4564, 4566, 4567, AND 4568, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT NO. 15, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 8, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 2440 W STRYKER ROAD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on August 10, 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 F10065847 COUNTRY-SPECFNMA-R-UNASSIGNED-Team 2-F10065847 **See Americans with Disabilities ActI n 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. September 7, 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000490 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, JUDITH MUISE, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 09, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-000490 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is the Plaintiff and JUDITH MUISE; MICHELE SHAW; 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; WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; GE MONEY BANK; MEADOWLAKE NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION, INC.; 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 24th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 8, BLOCK B, MEADOWLAKE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7 S MEADOW LAKE CIRCLE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 W ITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on August 10, 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 F10020441 WMIFIDELITY-SPECFNMA--Team 3-F10020441 **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. September 7, 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001525 CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, ELLEN G. PATE, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 09, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001525 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION, is the Plaintiff and ELLEN G. PATE; DONNA M. GRIFFITH; FLOYD WESLEY PATE; CHASE BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; SYLVAN SHORES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; 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 24th day of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 10, BLOCK 8, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES, SECTION A, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 81, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1744 TAYLOE LANE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on August 10, 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 F09101064 IBM-LENDER-SPECFNMA--Team 4-F09101064 **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. September 7, 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001388 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, WAYNE HUDSON A/K/A WAYNE ANTHONY HUDSON, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 09, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001388 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and WAYNE HUDSON A/K/A WAYNE ANTHONY HUDSON; ERICA HUDSON A/K/A ERICA J. HUDSON; 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 24th d ay of September, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 4, BLOCK D, PINE HILL SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 66, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 341 S PINE HILL AVENUE, AVON PARK, FL 338254266 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 10, 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 F09092489 WELLSLPS-FHA--Team 1-F09092489 **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. September 7, 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-268 IN RE: ESTATE OF ELEANOR A. MEILER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS AND NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION (Testate The administration of the estate of Eleanor A. Meiler, deceased, File Number PC 12-268, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The estate is testate and the date of the decedent's will is July 11, 2008. The name and address of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative's attorney is set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom a copy of this Notice is served must file objections that challenge the validity of the will, the qualifications of the personal representative, venue, or jurisdiction of this Court by filing a petition or other pleading requesting relief with this Court, in accordance with the Florida Probate Rules, WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. The fiduciary lawyer-client privilege in s.90.5021 applies with respect to the personal representative and any attorney employed by the personal representative. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this Notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims wth this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 14, 2012. Personal Representative: Denise Meiler 3115 Grouper Drive Sebring, FL 33870 Dawn Nowell 2407 King Drive Sebring, FL 33870 Attorneys for Personal Representative: Keith D. Miller, Esquire Boswell & Dunlap, LLP Post Office Drawer 30 Bartow, Florida 33831 (863 Florida Bar No. 0159573 September 14, 21, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 2012-CP-333 PC IN RE: ESTATE OF SHERYL D. GUSTAFSON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of SHERYL D. GUSTAFSON, deceased, whose date of death was June 16, 2012; File Number 2012-CP-333-PC, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3867. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. N OTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 14, 2012. /s/ Richard C. Gustafson Jr. Personal Representative 3487 Shrewsbury Drive Jacksonville, FL 32226 /s/ L. Bruce Swiren Attorney for Personal Representative: Email: bswiren@swirenlawfirm.com Florida Bar No. 329347 L. Bruce Swiren, P.A. 1516 E. Hillcrest Street Suite 200 Orlando, Florida 32803 Telephone: (407 Facsimile: (407 September 14, 21, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-349 Division: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF PEARL MARIE (PENNY HERRAULT Deceased. N OTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Pearl Marie (Penny was July 18, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 07, 2012. Personal Representative: Robert C. Potter 3138 Lake June Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33852 SHEEHAN & CELAYA, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 300 DAL HALL BLVD. LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Florida Bar No. 184165 E-Mail Address: tim@scjuris.com September 7, 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-354 IN RE: ESTATE OF MARIAN L. BARR Division PROBATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARIAN L. BARR, deceased, whose date of death was December 17, 2011, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-1912, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3867. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is September 14, 2012. 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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-11-000724 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. SUYIN DIAZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SUYIN DIAZ; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 2nd day of October, 2012, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 11, OF LONGWOOD SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGE 37, 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 5th day of September, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C ASE NO. 2012-CA-000424 H & R BLOCK BANK, A FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. GREGORIO RUBEN VILLATORO; OLGA VILLATORO, ET AL. Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Please publish in THE NEWS SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 4, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000424, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. H & R BLOCK BANK, A FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK (hereafter ``Plaintiff'' RUBEN VILLATORO; OLGA VILLATORO, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the MAIN ENTRANCE of the Courthouse; 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, at 11:00 a.m., on the 24th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 208, OF SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 46, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in an court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administrator, (863 within two (2 Foreclosure Complaint; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 lay Service 711. Dated this 5th day of September, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk September 14, 21, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2012-209-GCS HARDER HALL RESORT CLUB, LAKESIDE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., Plaintiff, vs. BILLY CUNNINGHAM, et al, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment entered in this cause on A ugust 9, 2012, in Case No. 2012-209-GCS, in the Circuit Court, in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein HARDER HALL RESORT CLUB, LAKESIDE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., is the Plaintiff, and BILLY CUNNINGHAM, et. al., etc., are the Defendants, I will sell, pursuant to the terms of said Summary Final Judgment, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in at the Highlands County Courthouse, in the Jury Assembly Room, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, on Wednesday, the 26th day of September, 2012, at 11:00 a.m., the following described real property located in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: Unit Numbers and Week Numbers in HARDER HALL RESORT CLUB, LAKESIDE I, A Condominium, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 735, Page 0082, in the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Unit Weeks 05 16, 18, 21 13 16 Unit Numbers and Week Numbers in HARDER HALL RESORT CLUB, LAKESIDE II, A Condominium, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 804, Page 0001, in the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Unit Weeks 16 24 17 27, 45 18 07, 16 22 20 24 12 25 32 27 15 WITNESS My Hand and Official Seal of this Court, this 10th day of August, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT B y: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk NOTICE IN COMPLIANCE WITH FLORIDA STATUTE 4 5.031 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 H H1 ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES: If you are a person with disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled,a t no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administrator Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; Tel.: 863-402-6565; if you are hearing or voice impaired, Call 1-800-955-8771; THIS IS NOT A COURT INFORMATION LINE. September 7, 14, 2012 1050L egals Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 DUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012Page 11A 2003 TOYOTACOROLLA S Automatic, Cold A/C, Good tires, 4 Cyl, Power windows/steering, Only 86,000 well cared for miles, Great MPG Very good in & out, Priced to sell. $6900 obo. 863-465-1713 / 863-465-9100 9450Automotive for Sale HARLEY DAVIDSON2003. Anniversary model,Low Rider. Helmet incl. $8000. Call 863-382-8705 or 863-414-0354. 2009 HONDAShadow 750 ACE/VT Cruiser, 800 miles 1 owner, Like New! Black with Extras!! $5250 / 1994 Honda 250 Nighthawk, 8100 miles, Runs Great!! Sharp Bike, Blue. $975. Call Larry 863-202-6394 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationBENTLY PONTOONBOAT 20' includes Boat, Motor (4 stroke Good cond. 50hp Mercury. Low hours. Bimini top. $8000. Call 863-471-1428 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate a nd proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING SAT.8 3pm. 1909 Stream Ave. Mutli-Family Sale! Huge range of household items, furn., Baldwin Organ, kitchen items, much much more. Priced to Sell! SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! 112 Whatley Blvd., Sat Sept 15, 8am ? Ladies dresses sizes 6-8, infant to 3 Children's clothing, Household items, Scrap Book supplies, Dishes. More!! 7320Garage &Y ard Sales YAMAHA KEYBOARD510 w/seat, stand & carrying case. $100. Call 863-471-9714 VACUUM -HOOVER GUARDIAN BAG LESS Upright / Guaranteed 30 days / Almost new condition. $20. 863-402-2285 TABLE SAW10" $50. Call 863-471-9714 TABLE LAMPor for DESK Miscellaneous uses. $15. Call 863-471-2502 OFFICE CHAIRBlack/white tweed. $40. Call 863-382-4349 FILE CABINET2 Metal, four drawers. $100 both. Call 863-382-4349. DOG CAGE24' L X 18" W X 20" H. Very Nice. $25. 863-382-4665 AREA RUGApprox. 5 x 8. Great cond. Blue & white. $15. Call 863-382-8952 ANTIQUE -Horse Collar w/ attached mirror-brass & wood haines attached ea. side. Beautiful! $65. 863-402-2285 8 TRACKTAPES / 85 Assorted. All for $10. 863-402-2285 2 ELECTRICWood working tools / older / Stanley router & planer / Excellent shape / Wood handles. $50. 863-402-2285 7310Bargain Buys TANNING BEDFOR SALE 24 BULB G OOD CONDITION $300 863-452-6721 KING SIZEBED / Sealy Mattress / Bedguard / Supreme Mattress Pad / Beautiful Headboard (off white Set & Bed Spread. $500. 8 63-382-9289 7300Miscellaneous MICROFIBER SECTIONAL,Green. Very good cond. $250 obo. Call 863-381-4123. ** SOLIDOAK ** SLEIGH CRIB with MATTRESS. Excellent Condition. $ 425. 863-446-2846 7180FurnitureBANK OWNEDOn site. REAL ESTATE AUCTION Sebring 4421 Lewis Ave. 4/3, 3,627 sq. ft. on .46 acres Sat. 10/6 @ 10:00 am. FREE COLOR BROCHURE 800-260-5846 auctionservicesintl.com 5% Buyers Premium Paul May FL-AU248 ASI-FM.AB675 7020Auctions 7000 Merchandise 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 PAYNE ROADAREA! 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath on 18 acres. Recently renovated with granite counter tops, new cabinets & some new appliances. $800/mo. Available immediately. 386-561-7310 LAKE PLACIDSylvan Shores Newer / Nice 2BR, 2BA, Screened room, Garage, Very Clean. Non Smoker. $675 monthly 863-441-2844 or 863-465-3838 AVON PARK3BR, 1BA. All Appliances Included. Avail. Oct. 1st. Close to US 27 / Walmart. $650 per mo. Call for Details. 863-449-0429 or 301-245-4619 6300Unfurnished Houses AVON PARKNW APARTMENTS 2/2 $520 mo. New 1/1 $395 mo. Plus 1st & Sec. Central Heat & Air. No Dogs Or Cats. 863-449-0195 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 SEBRING -1 & 2 BR,1BA. Tile floors, fresh paint. I ncludes water. $395 $600/mo. Gary Johnson, 863-381-1861. RELAX ATLake Isis Villas** Luxurious ** 1 BR Apartment. Clean & Quiet Setting. 863-453-2669 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6000 RentalsPALM 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 WantedHUD HOMEFOR SALE, SEBRING MAKE AN OFFER!!! Clean 2 bed/2 bath CBS home near park. Remodeled. Priced at $38K. Investors welcome! 1617 Warfield Pl. Call Sanbill Realty 239-849-0683 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 ParkBANK OWNEDOn site. REAL ESTATE AUCTION S ebring 4421 Lewis Ave. 4/3, 3,627 sq. ft. on .46 acres Sat. 10/6 @ 10:00 am. FREE COLOR BROCHURE 800-260-5846 auctionservicesintl.com 5% Buyers Premium Paul May FL-AU248 ASI-FM.AB675 4040Homes For Sale 4000 R eal Estate 3000 Financial TRIPLE MFRUIT CO 72 Temporary workers needed in Lake Whales, Fl. from approximately Oct. 5, 2012-June 15, 2013 Following the Supervisors instructions, the worker will place a picking sack over their shoulder and carry an 18' to 22' ladder from the field truck to the particular area of the grove to be harvested. (Equipment/tools provided at no cost to worker) A fully loaded sack weighs between approximately 80 and 100 pounds, depending upon the size, condition and variety of fruit. Worker positions ladder against the tree and within reach of the fruit in a leaning position, taking care not to break limbs, damage the tree, knock off fruit or interfere with other workers, in a secure po-s ition to prevent slipping or falling and possible injury to themselves or other workers. Remove fruit from the tree and place into pick sack. When picking sack is full take full sack to fruit container located in the grove and drop fruit from pick sack into container. In order to perform this kind of work, worker must be able to work outside for at least 6 hours a day in all kinds of weather and be in possession of the requisite physical strength and endurance to repeat the picking process rapidly, working quickly and skillfully with their hands, and carrying a large number of sacks of fruit from the area in which the fruit is being harvested to the location of the container. Workers may be required to perform miscellaneous grove clean-up work. these activities may include removing ladders, debris, boxes, discarded fruit from the fields to clean growing areas, pruning painting trees, repair and or replace irrigation equipment, may maintain fence lines. The highest of $9.54 per hr. or applicable piece rates depending on the crop activity, 3/4 guarantee, 35 hrs per week, housing and transportation provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each work day, must be 18 years or older. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be reimbursed upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier if appropriate. We participate in the E-Verify program and workers must have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Apply for this job at the nearest Florida One Stop Career Center office using job-listing #FL9700760. T EACHER NEEDEDFor 2 year old class at Christian Preschool in Avon Park, F/T. Call 863-443-2344 and leave message. ROYAL CAREOF AVON PARK currently has a new Full Time position for a Social Services Assistant. Prefer candidate to have experience in human services. Strong working knowledge of long-term care documentation a plus. Excellent benefits available. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 West Stratford Rd., Avon Park. (863 EXPERIENCED ROOFERSWANTED Drug Free Workplace. 863-385-0351. RESTAURANT HIRINGLINE COOKS SERVERS & DISHWASHERS Needed. at Spring Lake Golf Resort. Apply in Person. Wed Sat 2 5. Call for directions only 863-655-0900. REHAB TECH Royal Care of Avon park currently has a new Full Time position available in our Rehab Department for a C.N.A with strong organizational and computer skills to assist our Rehab Director. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park, (863 P/T ASSISTANTNEEDED, 20 hrs. per wk., for United Way of Central Florida's Highlands County office. Strong communication, organization, computer and public speaking skills required. Fax resume 863-648-1535. POB 1357 Highlands City, 33846 or robi.cashbaug@uwcf.org NURSES ROYALCARE of Avon Park, currently has a FT position available for the 7a-7p and 7p-7a shifts. Excellent benefits available. Please apply in person at Royal Care of Avon park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd Avon Park, Fl. 33825. 863-453-6674. EOE, M/F, DFWP. LOCAL DRIVERWANTED P/T for Parc el Delivery must have at least 1 year of verifiable driving experience (within the last 3 yrs. immediately preceding the date of hire). Must have experience in a 14,000 GWR to 26,000 GWR van or truck. Must have clean driving record and be able to pass background and drug screening, must be able to lift 70lbs., be dependable and 21 yrs. or older. Send resume or go to Heartland Workforce. GREAT STRIDES PHYSICAL THERAPY Is looking for energetic PT/PTA to work i n our newest ALF clinic. Come be a part of a fast growing team and help America's seniors regain their independence. Excellent salary and CEU reimbursement. 40 hour position. Fax Resume to: 813-436-8700. 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 CHURCH SECRETARYP/T needed. Absolutely must have experience in Microsoft Publisher and Microsoft Word. Call 863-453-6681 CERTIFIED NURSINGASSISTANT Royal Care of Avon Park has FT and PT 7 3 positions available for C.N.A.s that have a willingness to give excellent loving care to our residents. If you want to become part of Royal Care team, please apply in person or call Maria Perez at 863-453-6674. EOE, M/F, DFWP. 2100H elp WantedALLSTAR CARSALES Salesperson Needed Experience preferred Will train enthusiastic individual Apply in person to Darren 2671 US 27 S., Sebring 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1100Announcements T he City of Sebring will receive sealed bids in the City Purc hasing Department for the following annual bids: 1 3-012: REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATION FOR PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERING SERVICES Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be o btained from our website at: mysebring.com. o r by cont acting Kirk Zimmerman, C PPB by phone 863-471-5110, F ax 863-471-5168, or email: kirkzimmerman@myseb ring.com a t the City purchasing office located at 368 South Commerce Ave Sebring, FL 33870. If obtaining d ocuments via the website, it shall be the bidders respons ibility to check for amendments/changes made to the d ocument. B id envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid n umber and name as to identify the enclosed bid. Bids must be delivered to the City Of Sebring Purchasing Office Attn: Kirk Zimmerman so as to reach the said office no later than 10:00 AM, Thursday, October 11, 2012, of the official time clock in the purchasing office. Proposals rec eived later than the date and time specified will be rejected. The City will not be responsible for the late delivery of any bids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in p erson, by mail, of any other type of delivery service. T he submitting firm will be required to comply with all app licable laws, regulations, rules and ordinances of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, but not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government E qual Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secr etary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the Federal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804 visions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. §287.133, et seq, as amended) and the provisions in F la. Stat. §287.134, et seq, as amended, regarding discrimination. The Sebring City Council reserves the right to accept or rej ect any or all bids or any parts Thereof; and the award; if a n award is made, will be made to the most responsible bidder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the City of Sebring. The counc il reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Kirk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent S ebring, Florida September 7, 14, 2012 **************************************** H IGHLANDS COUNTY L EGAL NOTICES **************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per t heir specifications. 1055HighlandsC ounty LegalsPUBLIC AUCTION FOR TOWING & STORAGE 1996 CHEV 2G1WL52M5T1166434 ON SEPT. 26TH, 2012, AT 9:00AM AT PRECISION AUTO BODY 734 CR 621 EAST LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 September 14, 2012 1050L egals NOTICE OF INTENT OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHL ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OR AMENDMENT OF SCHOOL DISTRICT RULE 4.11 AND NOTICE OF POTENTIAL PUBLIC HEARING N OTICE is hereby given that THE SCHOOL BOARD OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY intends to adopt School Board Dist rict Rule 4.11 at a regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at 5:30 p.m. in the Board Meeting R oom, George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida. The proposed new rule shall be effective upon adoption. Pursuant to Section 1 20.54, Florida Statutes, any affected person has twenty-one (21 q uest the opportunity to present evidence and argument to the School Board of Highlands County, Florida regarding t he proposed manual. Such hearing must be requested in writing and received by Wally Cox, Superintendent, 426 S chool Street, Sebring, FL 33870, within 21 days after p ublication of this notice. If such hearing is requested, it will be held Tuesday, October 9, 2012, at 5:45 p.m. Any p erson desiring to attend such a hearing is requested to call the Superintendents office to verify whether such h earing has been requested. The purpose and effect of the p roposed manual is to modify the plan to update in accordance with annual review and implementation of statutory a nd district changes and other corrective measures as deemed necessary.The following topics will be amended: G ENERAL: Home school students (middle school ments to return to public school; House Bill 7063: Virtual S chool; Updated testing requirements. ELEMENTARY: HB 7 063: Revised academic acceleration. SECONDARY TRANSITION: Transfer students and EOC; Added clarifying l anguage re: dual enrollment. MIDDLE SCHOOL: Revise advance academics course requirements; Use of categories in grading; Revise Course recovery; HB 7059 re: Career Educational Course; Added exemption language; and HB 1403 re: Student participation interscholastic activities. HIGH SCHOOL: HB 7059: delete references to ePEP and FACTS.org; 2012-2013 EOC Requirements; HB 7059 re: Early Graduation; Updated Diploma Options Language; Revised academic dual enrollment language; FHSAA Early admission and extracurricular interscholastic activities; Statute number change; Clarification of AP college credit; Rename DE form; Revise Class Placement requirements; Use of categories in grading; Update final grade calculations for EOC courses; Delete present entire school day to participate in extracurricular; Define interscholastic; HB 7063: re: participation in Interscholastic Extracurricular activities; HB 1403 re: Student participation interscholastic activities; Added exemption language. The specific legal authority includes Article IX Section 4(b the State of Florida; Sections 1001.31, 1001.41, 1001.43, 1001.51 and 1008.25, Florida Statutes. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will have no effect on small business. The School District believes that the proposed rule or amendment will not result in substantial increase in costs or prices paid by consumers, individual industries or state or local government agencies, and will not result in significant adverse effects on competition, employment, investment, productivity, innovation or international trade and/or alternative approaches to the regulatory objective either do not exist and/or are precluded by law. The cost to the School District of promulgating the proposed rule or amendment is estimated to be $200. The estimated annual cost of implementing and enforcing the proposed rule or amendment is $0. The text of the proposed rule or amendment can be obtained at the Superintendents office (Attn. Connie Scobey), George Douglass Administration Building, 426 School Street, Sebring, Florida between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. HIGHLANDS COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD, BY: Wally Cox, Superintendent & ex officio secretary September 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 09000273GCS NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. SAMSUNDAR SAMSUNDAR; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAMSUNDAR SAMSUNDAR IF ANY; RAJENDRA BHARAT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RAJENDRA BHARAT IF ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; PLACID LAKES AVIATION ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY given pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 11, 2010, and entered in Case No. 09000273GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONAL CITY BANK SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO HARBOR FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, is the Plaintiff and SAMSUNDAR SAMSUNDAR; RAJENDRA BHARAT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RAJENDRA BHARAT; AND PLACID LAKES AVIATION ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., are the Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, of the Highlands County C ourthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, on October 5, 2012, the following described property set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 31, BLOCK 114 OF PLACID LAKES SECTION SIXTEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, AT PAGE 18, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. LOTS 1, 2, 3, BLOCK 196, PLACID LAKES SECTION EIGHTEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 41, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. LOTS 8 AND 9, IN BLOCK 14, OF PLACID LAKES, SECTION NINETEEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 14, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. LOTS 2 AND 3, BLOCK 288, PLACID LAKES SECTION TWENTY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS.I f you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 534-4686 (Voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED at Highlands County, Florida, this 4th day of September, 2012. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk September 14, 21, 2012 N otice is hereby given that the following vehicles will be s old at public auction pursuant to F.S. 713.585 on 10/01/2012 at the locations below at 9:00 a.m. to satisfy l abor storage charges. 2 006 Dodge 2B3KA43R86H364227 L ocation: Jombie Repairs 5 24 Park St Sebring, FL 33875 863-273-2126 T otal Lien: $1165.00 Pursuant to F.S. 713.585 the cash amount per vehicle w ould be sufficient to redeem the vehicle from the lienor. A ny interested party has a right to a hearing prior to the s ale by filling a demand for the hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in Highlands County and mailing copies of the same to all owners and lienors. The owner/lienholder has a right to recover possession of the vehicle by posting b ond pursuant to F.S. 559.917 and if sold any proceeds remaining from the sale will be deposited with the Clerk of C ircuit Court for disposition. Any persons interested should c ontact Snickfish, LLC at: 813.422.9100 S eptember 14, 2012 Insight Auctioneers 5000 State Rd 66, Sebring FL 33875 S URPLUS AUCTION Vehicle, Equip, Misc Including: School Board of Hendry County, Lake Placid P olice Department S aturday, September 15th at 9:00am S eptember 7, 9, 14, 2012 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 2012-CA-000519 DIVISION: UCN: 282012CA000519XXCICI GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, A FOREIGN LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY AUTHORIZED TO DO BUSINESS IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA Plaintiff, vs. GILBERTO CATALAN; MARIA CATALAN A/K/A MARIA ROSARIO CATALAN; JOHN DOE; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, PURSUANT TO THE JUDGMENT OF FORECLOSURE ENTERED IN THE ABOVE CAUSE, I WILL SELL THE PROPERTY SITUATED IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS: LOT 3, LORIDA ACRES SUBDIVISION, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 25 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA AT PUBLIC SALE, TO THE HIGHEST AND BEST BIDDER, FOR CASH, ON OCTOBER 5, 2012, AT 11:00 AM AT HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, SEBRING, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE ADMINISTRATOR AT (8637 FORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN SEVEN (7 YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL 711. I DATED: September 14, 2012. CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk September 14, 21, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000123 Division Civil CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. JAMES GORDON SCOTT A/K/A JAMES G. SCOTT AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE N otice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on September 4, 2012, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida des cribed as: LOT ONE (12 TWELVE (12 CORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 70-B, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2542 DON CARLOS AVE, AVON PARK, FL 33825; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on October 2, 2012 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 5th day of September, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk September 14, 21, 2012 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale or Auction of the contents of the following storage units located at CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW, 2609 BAYVIEW STREET, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 on 09/20/12 at 10:00 AM. Contents are said to contain Household Goods/Business Items unless otherwise specified. G463 Gonzalez, Ramon G. HOUSEHOLD I680 Smith, Randy Alan HOUSEHOLD H581 Woodham, James HOUSEHOLD Sale being made to satisfy landlord's lien. Cash or Credit/Debit Card accepted. Contents to be removed by 5:00 p.m. on the day following the sale. CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW 2609 BAYVIEW STREET SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 (863 September 7, 14, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 12-333 GCS U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMI TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE3, Plaintiff, vs. LINDA PAYNE, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 17, 2012, and entered in Case No. 12-333 GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE MLMI TRUST, MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE3, is the Plaintiff and LINDA PAYNE are the Defendant(s Germaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on October 17, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 4 AND 5, BLOCK 15, UNIT 12, ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 65, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 17th day of July, 2012. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, c all TDD (863 711. September 14, 21, 2012 accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941 within two (2 notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 800-955-8770. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comIt seems the rebuilding process of Lake Placid volleyball is on the fast track after Tuesdays five-set win at DeSoto. Having had to replace six players from last years squad, head coach Linette Wells knew it might take some time for experience and teamwork build toward positive results. Things started out very positively, with a split of their two matches at the Sebring Preseason Classic and consecutive home and away wins over Clewiston to start the season. But heading in to face the Lady Bulldogs, there were two other factors working against the Dragons. First, as reigning district champs with not nearly as much of a roster turnover, DeSoto was the presumptive favorite as the team to beat this season. Secondly, as Wells herse lf South Florida falls to Hawks Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Highlands Youth Footballa nd Cheer Organization (HYFC C ity Rattlers at Joe Franza Stadium in Avon Park on S aturday, Sept. 8. The Eagles lost the first t hree games but the Junior Varsity and Varsity teams came out victorious. The first game featured the undefeated Flag team that had been averaging 28 points a game. With a strong offensive drive, the Rattlers took an early lead but the Eagles quickly responded with a score of their own by Fred Hankerson. The offense rallied together earning additional scores by John Alexander and Hankerson. The defense made their presence known and stood strong with key defensive tackles by Romeo Castellanos, Julian Cardoso and Willie King. But the Rattlers strong offensive game led to the first loss of the season for this flag team with a final score of 32-18. With the loss, the Eagles flag team record is 3-1 and in second place in the NFC division of the Sunshine PALLakeland League. The next game featured the Mighty Mights. The Eagles offense took the field focused and determined after last weeks loss to the Gators, with quarterback Graisin Wheelock handing off the ball to Taivion Coston and Alex Pollard who rushed for several yards throughout the day. The Eagle defense fought hard with solid tacking by Xavier Mobley, Ronnie Roberts and three sacks by Coston. But the Rattlers defensive stance, costly turnovers and penalties thwarted all the Eagles efforts to get into the end zone bringing the Eagles another upsetting loss. The final score of 33-0 brought their record to 1-3 placing them in a three-way tie for third place in the division. The third game of the day was the undefeated Pee Wee team which started the day off with a 47-yard touchOne of my last trips to Lake Okeechobee was in 2005, fishing an ESPN Tournament out of Clewiston. I had found fish in a small, hidden pocket of water between the Fourth Point and the Indian Prairie Canal a week earlier and I was anxious to return to the s pot for this tournament. W e were boat number no. 13 going out the next morning, and racing to my spot, we found the fish were still there. We started catching fish with our first few casts and b oth my partner and I had our limits and were culling b y 9 a.m. By noon, I had well over 24 pounds in my five-bass limit and my partner had close to 21 pounds. By 1 p.m., given the wind had kicked up, we decided to head back in early. Heading out of our secret spot into the main lake, we were greeted with 3-4 foot w aves and even in my 21 foot Ranger, running full speed was next to impossible. We rode the waves at 25 mph for about a mile when my 225 Mercury Optimax sent out a warning beep and then died. Trying to restart the engine proved futile, and we drifted along with the waves as we watched the minutes tick by. Eventually another boater stopped and gave us a tow, but we were 27 minutes lat e for the weigh-in, disqualified and never got to weigh in o ur fish. It was a disappointing blow for both of us. My weight would have been a solid third place and my partner, who fished as an amateur would have likely won or at the least, come in second. Six months later I moved to Ohio. That was about seven years ago, and although Iveb een back in Florida since April of this year, I hadnt made a trip to Lake Okeechobee yet. I decided it was time last Saturday, so I got everything r eady Friday night and by first light Saturday morning, I was casting a chug bug near Bird Island. T he water seemed high, although I had nothing to go by but memory. I dont normally launch my boat at Harney Pond, on the West side of the big lake. SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, September 14, 2012 Page 3B Fishin Around... Writers Name Lake Okeechobee big bass potential See OKEE, Page 4B Courtesy photo Donte Carpenter finds the coast clear as his blockers pave the way for this touchdown S aturday for the Eagle Varsity squad. Eagles take two from Rattlers Last W eek Avon Park: Couldnt get on track at H ardee,falling 37-0. M ulberry: Lost at home to Ridge,210 Recor ds Avon Park 0-2; Mulberry 0-2 Avon Park at Mulberry Last W eek Lake Placid: Lost 19-0 to Moore Haven in a weather shortened game. Cardinal Mooney: Held off Bishop Verot in a 23-20 win. Recor ds Lake Placid 1-1; Mooney 2-0 Lake Placid at C ardinal Mooney Last W e ek Sebring: Fell to Frostproof,19-8, after holding an 8-7 lead at half. H ardee: Beat Avon Park at home 3 7-0. Recor ds Sebring 0-2; Hardee 1-1 Sebring a t Hardee See EAGLES, Page 4B News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Samantha Phypers played a big part in helping Lake Placid get Tuesdays win at DeSoto. News-Sun photo by BRITTANYWHITTINGTON Marina Torres and the Lady Red Devils opened their district schedule with a win over Frostproof Tuesday night. Dragons overcome illness, DeSoto See LP, Page 4B By BRITTANY WHITTINGTON News-Sun correspondentAVONPARK The Lady Red Devils hosted the Bulldogs of Frostproof in what ended up being a grudge match Tuesday night. It seemed as though Avon Park was going to easily sweep Frostproof, but they were clearly mistaken. The Red Devils started out the match with a fivepoint run. An ace by sophomore Otishia Smith increased the score to 8-3. The Bulldogs were able to go on a short run, but was halted quickly with a time out. Apair of kills by juniors Otaysha Smith and Brianna Roque soon closed the set at 25-12. The second set started off with a side out by Avon Park. The Lady Red Devils were set on fire as they quickly pulled away from the Lady Bulldogs with a series of kills and aces. Akill by senior Kayla Wilson brought the lead to 7-4. The points continued to rise as senior captain Teresa Devlin served an ace making it 13-7. The final side out of the set was granted to Avon Park with an Otishia Smith kill bringing the score to 16-9. The Lady Red Devils were able to keep the Lady Bulldogs in single digits as the set finished at 25-9. After blowing the Bulldogs away in the first two sets, the Bulldogs bit back to steal away a third set from the Red Devils. Things looked as though they were shining pretty bright in the beginning for Avon Park and it showed to be true with a Lady Devils, Streaks dig up wins See VB, Page 4B


C M Y K Karate at YMCASEBRING The Highlands County YMCAwould like to welcome to our team, Master Val Henry and Master Hank Henry, who are bringing authentic traditional martial arts Karate training to theY MCAas of Tuesday, Sept. 11. Master Henry will be offering family martial arts training at the YMCAand classes will be on Tuesdays and T hursdays for both adults and children. This is a great activity to enjoy as a f amily, a family that kicks together sticks t ogether. Master Henry is the highest ranked authentic black-belt master instructor in Highlands County. Master Henry has been teaching and training students in Highlands County for over 24 years and has trained many state, national and international champions. If you are interested in learning from the best in Highlands County, come try a free martial art karate class at the YMCA on Tuesday or Thursday. The fee thereafter is only $50 per month for YMCAmembers and $60 per month for non members. Contact the YMCAfor more information and questions at 382-9622.FSU, USF tailgate tripSEBRING The Highlands Seminole Club is hosting a bus trip to Tampa on Saturday, Sept. 29, to watch the FSU Seminoles take on the USF Bulls. All teamsfans are welcome, and children too. Dont drive join us for a bus party and tailgating! Some refreshments will be available. For details, please email Lisa at fsugrad87@gmail.com .Cheer and BBQAVON PARK Reminder: All young ladies who participated in the Avon Park Cheer Clinic this summer need to be at Avon Park High School on Friday, Sept. 24, to cheer at the game, remember to wear your clinic shirt and bring your cheer spirit. Abarbecue dinner, including pork, baked beans, coleslaw, roll, tea and cookie for $8. Pick-up between 4:30-7 p.m., behind Joe Franza Stadium. All proceeds go to Cheerleading Program.Panther passesAVONPARK South Florida State College Season Passes on sale for 201213 Athletic Seasons. The 2012-13 All sport passes for SFSC are now on sale through the Panther Athletic Office. The pass is $40 and is good for all Panther home athletic contests in all sports. General admission will be $2 per person for all home athletic events. Contact the SFSC Athletic Office at (863 Passes by phone. Passes can also be purchased at the SFSC Athletic Office on the Avon Park Main Campus.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. where four-person teams will be flighted by handicap. Entry fee includes complimentary p ractice round, continental breakfast, goodie bags, prizes, snacks and beverages on the course, lunch and awards. Complimentary reception for all playe rs on Friday, Sept. 14,at Country Club of Sebring, sponsored by ReMax Realty P lus 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 .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 $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 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.McFarling Junior Golf ClinicSEBRING The second annual J.W. McFarling Junior Golf Clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 noon, on Saturday, Sept. 15, at SpringLake Golf Resort. The clinic will provide instruction in short game techniques and is targeted for golfers between the ages of six to 12. Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m. and is limited to the first 30 who enroll. The event is free and will include lunch, a goody bag and expert instruction. The J.W. McFarling Foundation has been a sponsor of the Highlands County Sertoma Junior Golf Tour for six years and has awarded more than $10,000 in education stipends to graduates of the Tour. Please contact Charley Riley, PGA Professional and Golf Director at Springlake Resort at 655-0101 to register by Wednesday, Sept. 12. AMERICANLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Baltimore8062.563 New York8062.563 Tampa Bay7765.5423 Toronto6477.45415.5 Boston6479.44816.5 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago7666.535 Detroit7567.5281 Kansas City6577.45811 Cleveland5984.41317.5 Minnesota5984.41317.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas8557.599 Oakland8260.5773 Los Angeles7766.5388.5 Seattle6974.48316.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Baltimore 9, Tampa Bay 2 Seattle 4, Toronto 3 Boston 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 Texas 6, Cleveland 4 Detroit 5, Chicago White Sox 3 Kansas City 9, Minnesota 1 Oakland 6, L.A. Angels 5 Wednesdays Games Baltimore 3, Tampa Bay 2 Seattle 3, Toronto 2 N.Y. Yankees 5, Boston 4 Texas 5, Cleveland 2 Detroit 8, Chicago White Sox 6 Kansas City 10, Minnesota 5 Oakland 4, L.A. Angels 1 Thursdays Games Tampa Bay at Baltimore, late Oakland at L.A. Angels, late Seattle at Toronto, late N.Y. Yankees at Boston, late Cleveland at Texas, late Detroit at Chicago White Sox, late Kansas City at Minnesota, late Fridays Games Detroit (A.Sanchez 2-5 (Kluber 1-3 Tampa Bay (Price 17-5. Yankees (Sabathia 13-5 Boston (Matsuzaka 1-5oronto (Laffey 3-5 Seattle (Iwakuma 6-4exas (Darvish 14-9), 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox (H.Santiago 3-1 Minnesota (De Vries 5-5), 8:10 p.m. L.A. Angels (C.Wilson 12-9 City (B.Chen 10-12 Baltimore (J.Saunders 2-1 (Milone 12-10N ATIONALLEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Washington8954.622 Atlanta8163.5638.5 Philadelphia7271.50317 New York6578.45524 Miami6381.43826.5 Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati8757.604 St. Louis7568.52411.5 Pittsburgh7270.50714 Milwaukee7271.50314.5 Chicago5687.39230.5 Houston4598.31541.5 West Division WLPctGB San Francisco8162.566 Los Angeles7469.5177 Arizona7172.49710 San Diego6975.47912.5 Colorado5785.40123.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Philadelphia 9, Miami 7 Cincinnati 5, Pittsburgh 3 Washington 5, N.Y. Mets 3 Houston 1, Chicago Cubs 0 Milwaukee 5, Atlanta 0 San Francisco 9, Colorado 8 Arizona 1, L.A. Dodgers 0 San Diego 6, St. Louis 4 Wednesdays Games Philadelphia 3, Miami 1 San Diego 3, St. Louis 2 Cincinnati 2, Pittsburgh 1 Washington 2, N.Y. Mets 0 Chicago Cubs 5, Houston 1 Milwaukee 8, Atlanta 2 San Francisco 8, Colorado 3 Arizona 3, L.A. Dodgers 2 Thursdays Games Philadelphia at Houston, late St. Louis at L.A. Dodgers, late Fridays Games Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 12-7 Chicago Cubs (Rusin 0-2 Cincinnati (Arroyo 12-7 (Ja.Turner 0-2), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 9-6 (Medlen 8-1 Philadelphia (Hamels 14-6 (B.Norris 5-12 N.Y. Mets (Niese 10-9 (Fiers 9-7 San Francisco (M.Cain 13-5 (Skaggs 1-1 Colorado (Chatwood 4-4 (Cashner 3-3 St. Louis (J.Kelly 5-6 (Capuano 11-10AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Jets1001.0004828 New England1001.0003413 Miami010.0001030 Buffalo010.0002848 South WLTPctPFPA Houston1001.0003010 Jacksonville010.0002326 Indianapolis010.0002141 Tennessee010.0001334 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore1001.0004413 Cleveland010.0001617 Pittsburgh010.0001931 Cincinnati010.0001344 West WLTPctPFPA Denver1001.0003119 San Diego1001.0002214 Oakland010.0001422 Kansas City010.0002440NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA Dallas1001.0002417 Washington1001.0004032 Philadelphia1001.0001716 N.Y. Giants010.0001724 South WLTPctPFPA Tampa Bay1001.0001610 Atlanta1001.0004024 New Orleans010.0003240 Carolina010.0001016 North WLTPctPFPA Detroit1001.0002723 Chicago1001.0004121 Minnesota1001.0002623 Green Bay010.0002230 West WLTPctPFPA Arizona1001.0002016 San Francisco1001.0003022 St. Louis010.0002327 Seattle010.0001620 ___ Thursdays Game Chicago at Green Bay, late Sundays Games Tampa Bay at N.Y. Giants, 1 p.m. New Orleans at Carolina, 1 p.m. Arizona at New England, 1 p.m. Minnesota at Indianapolis, 1 p.m. Baltimore at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Kansas City at Buffalo, 1 p.m. Cleveland at Cincinnati, 1 p.m. Houston at Jacksonville, 1 p.m. Oakland at Miami, 1 p.m. Dallas at Seattle, 4:05 p.m. Washington at St. Louis, 4:05 p.m. Tennessee at San Diego, 4:25 p.m. N.Y. Jets at Pittsburgh, 4:25 p.m. Detroit at San Francisco, 8:20 p.m. Mondays Game Denver at Atlanta, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA Sporting KC1575503424 Chicago1485473732 New York1377464639 Houston1279454033 Columbus1296423332 D.C.12105414338 Montreal12143394346 New England7147283538 Philadelphia7135262530 Toronto FC5176213150WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-San Jose1665535633 Seattle1368474328 Real Salt Lake14114463833 Los Angeles13114434840 Vancouver10117372937 FC Dallas8129333438 Colorado9172293641 Chivas USA7127282141 Portland7146272746 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth ___ Wednesdays Game Chicago 2, Toronto FC 1 Fridays Games Houston at Sporting Kansas City, 8:30 p.m. Colorado at Los Angeles, 11 p.m. Saturdays Games Philadelphia at Toronto FC, 1 p.m. Seattle FC at Portland, 3:30 p.m. Columbus at New York, 7 p.m. New England at D.C. United, 7:30 p.m. Montreal at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Vancouver at FC Dallas, 8:30 p.m. San Jose at Chivas USA, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB x-Connecticut228.733 x-Indiana209.6901.5 Atlanta1714.5485.5 New York1317.4339 Chicago1217.4149.5 Washington525.16717WESTERN CONFERENCEWLPctGB z-Minnesota245.828 x-Los Angeles2010.6674.5 x-San Antonio1811.6216 x-Seattle1316.44811 Phoenix722.24117 Tulsa623.20718 x-clinched playoff spot z-clinched conference ___ Tuesdays Games Atlanta 77, Seattle 61 Chicago 83, Minnesota 70 Wednesdays Games Indiana 72, Seattle 48 New York 75, Washington 62 San Antonio 78, Tulsa 67 Connecticut 100, Phoenix 78 Thursdays Games Chicago at Los Angeles, late Fridays Games Minnesota at Indiana, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Washington, 7 p.m. Seattle at San Antonio, 8 p.m. Tulsa at Phoenix, 10 p.m. Connecticut at Los Angeles, 11 p.m.FOOTBALLNational Football League JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSClaimed T Troy Kropog off waivers from Tennessee. MIAMI DOLPHINSSigned D Ryan Baker. Released LB Sammy Brown. Signed DT Chas Alecxih and WR Brian Tyms to the practice squad. Released WR Chris Hogan from the practice squad. NEW ORLEANS SAINTSPlaced WR Adrian Arrington on injured reserve. Signed WR Greg Camarillo. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERSSigned T Mike Remmers to the practice squad. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Football at Cardinal Mooney,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Swimming at FSC Fall Classic,Lakeland,9 a.m.; Cross Country hosts Green Dragon 5K,8 a.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at Sebring,6/7:30 p.m.; Cross Country hosts Meet,4:30 p.m.; Girls Golf vs.DeSoto,4 p.m.; Swimming vs.Avon Park,5:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Football at Hardee,7 p.m.; Bowling vs.Port St.Lucie,3:30 p.m.; Boys Golf at Ida Baker Invitational,Cape Coral,11 a.m. SATURDAY: Cross Country at Jim Ryun Invitational,Lakeland 8 a.m. MONDAY: Boys Golf at Okeechobee Invite,Noon; Bowling vs.Lincoln Park,3:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball vs.Lake Placid,6/7:30 p.m. SFSC TODAY: Volleyball at Brevard Tri-Match,vs.St.Johns River,2 p.m.,vs.FSCJ,4 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at St.Petersburg College,7 p.m. THURSDAY: Volleyball vs.State College of Florida,7 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Football at Mulberry,7 p.m. MONDAY: Volleyball vs.Lake Wales,6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Swimming at Lake Placid,5:30 p.m. M M A A J J O O R R L L E E A A G G U U E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 2 2 : : 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . 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A A B B C C N N o o o o n n Connecticut at Maryland . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2 0 0 N N o o o o n n Louisiana-Monroe at Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3 8 8 N N o o o o n n Wake Forest at Florida State . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N N N o o o o n n Arkansas State at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N o o o o n n Louisiana-Lafayette at Oklahoma State . . S S U U N N 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . A labama at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . North Carolina at Louisville . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Navy at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Texas A&M at Southern Methodist . . . . . . S S U U N N 6 6 p p . m m . Florida at Tennessee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . Arizona State at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 7 7 p p . m m . U AB at South Carolina . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012Page 3B E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 7 7 8 8 Golf HammockLast Monday, Sept. 10, the Mezza Group played individual pro-am points at Golf Hammock In A group Les Campbell scored plus 2 to take first place and Gary Galle was at minus 4 for second place. Bob Hughes was at plus 1 in B group to take first place, while Doug Haire was at minus 2 for second place. In C group Ralph Pickering was at plus 3 for first place and Earl Bittaker in second place with plus 2. In D group Frank Branca was at even for first place and Pete Mezza was at minus 1 for second place. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7 :45 a.m. Please arrive early to register. This is a co-ed group and the public is invited. For more information, call Pete at 382-1280.Lake June WestA scramble was played Thursday, Sept. 6. Winning first place was the team of Dick Denhart, Norm Grubbs, Mario Cappelletti, Don Boulton and Charlotte Mathew with 52; second place, Ken Rowen, John and Gloria Huggett, Larry and Chris Heath with 55; and third place, Joe and Joyce Swartz, Betty Billau, Ott and Maxine Wegner with 56. Closest to the pin: (Ladies (Men inches. The mens association played a Mens League event Wednesday, Sept. 5. Winning first place was the team of Claude Cash, Ott Wegner, Jack Maginnis and Larry Heath with 41; second place, Joe Swartz,N orm Grubbs and Don Boulton with 44; and third place, Dick Denhart, Pete Otway and Mario Cappelletti with 46. Closest to the pin: No. 4, Norm Grubbs, 8feet-6-inches; and No. 8, Claude Cash, 11-f eet-10-inches.Placid LakesThe first annual Create A Shining Star t ournament was played Saturday, Sept. 8, (Star Project/Prevention Program for at-risk youth and their familiess erving four schools in Lake Placid), with 36 players. W inning first place was the team of Craig Rosen, Tim Landers, Brent Sueppel and Pat Matheny with 46; second place, Ron Chapman, Justin Eddy, D.J. Smiling and Bryan Chapman with 48.1; and third place, Dan Wirick, Darren Wirick, Larry Bush and Dennis Rutledge with 48.4. Closest to the pin: No. 6, Rick Jacks. Straightest Drive: No. 18, Kenny Johnson. Placid Lakes Country Club would l ike to thank all the men involved in our 18-week Mens Business League. The league has grown over the past couple years; 54 guys made up our 27-team league. F light A Top five places: First place, team of Rick Geene and Paul Teal. Second place, team of Steve Bexley and Toni Mendez. Third place, team of Lee Collette and Ray Brown. Tying for fourth/fifth places were the teams of Bruce Bush and Travis H arstine; Team of Jeff Harstine and Anthony Haney. Sixth place,t eam of Ron MacPherson and John McEachren. F light B Top five places: First place, team of Bill Johnson and Chris Beach. S econd place, Jeff Spires and Rick Jacks. Third place, Dennis Murphy and Mel Davis. Fourth place, Dennis Rutledge and Dave C olvin. Fifth place, Todd Schweitzer and T om Nemeth.SpringLakeOn Tuesday, Sept. 4, and Thursday, Sept. 6, t he SpringLake Mens Golf Association held their monthly Pick Your Partner Two Day Tournament. It was held on Cougar Trail on Tuesday and on Panther Creek on Thursday, followed by our monthly luncheon at the Golf Resort Clubhouse. The Two Man Teams played a Scramble on Tuesday and a One Best Ball on Thursday, with total scores in both flights ranging from 132 down to 116 on a Net of Hole Handicap basis. In the Flight A, first place went to Gary Behrendt and Joe Austin, who scored 60 on Day 1 and 59 on Day 2 to total a net 119 strokes. These guys actually scored better on One Best Ball than they did Scrambling. There was a tie for second place at 121 strokes between Pat Shatney and Jay Payne 55 plus 66 and Jan Hard and Jack Hoerner 57 plus 64 on Day 2 Third place was taken by Jon Brower and Tom Bates at 123 strokes, i ncluding 58 on Day 1 and 65 on Day 2. Winners of first place in the B Flight were perennial underdogs, Jim Foote and Dave Docherty at 116 strokes, including 50 from Day 1 and 66 from Day 2. A t the press conference, Mr Foote stated, We are not sandbaggers. Due to the heat, our handicap has risen to a point that something had to give. All we needed was a nice day Second place went to the only two guys in the league that are grouchier than Ed Clay, Leon Van and Bob Frederick scored 52 on Day 1 and 66 on Day 2 to come in at 118 strokes. Third place went to the ever vocal team of Richie Eastep and Ray McKenzie at 122 strokes 56 on Day 1 and 66 on Day 2. Although the course was still wet f rom recent rains, both days were excellent for playing golf. S unday, Sept. 16 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.net Saturday, Sept. 22 Activity: Trail Maintenance Location: National Scenic T rail at Boney Marsh, Bluff Hammock Rd., Lorida, (just south of Sebring). Bring water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection. Contact: David Waldrop at 605-3587 for meet-up time and other details. Saturday, Sept. 29 Activity: Trail Maintenance Location: Tiger Creek Preserve. Group will meet at the Mini Mac Convenience Store, 910 N Scenic Hwy, Babson Park Description: Tiger Creek Preserve is located east of US 27 between Babson Park and Frostproof The trail traverses the rolling hills of the Lake Wales Ridge, including some of the highest hills and oldest land in the Florida peninsula. Botanical diversity is extensive along this trail. Bring: Lunch, snacks, water, sun and insect prote c tion. Contact: RSVPDavid Waldrop at 605-3587 for meet-up time and other details. Also, please RSVPto the chapter online Meet-up page at www.meetup.com/Heartland FTA/calendar Saturday, Sept. 29 Activity: Dinner followed by full-moon hike. Location: Ruby Tuesdays, Lakeland, for dinner and Lake Hollingsworth to hike. Description: Come for dinner and/or hike. Meet at the Presbyterian Church parking lot on Lake Hollingworth for the hike. RSVPfor dinner by 9/27. Contact: Eileen Valachovic at 956-2145 or EileenV3@gmail.com for meet-up time and other information. FTA September activities Special to the News-SunSEBRING The YMCAis seeking Golf Clubs of all sizes for our new youth golf program starting in October ages 5-15. Classes will be twice a week for four weeks. If you have used clubs or golf balls you would like to donate please contact the YMCA382-9622 This September will be the kick off of the YMCAs New Aqua Zumba! It will make you feel like a kid again. Imagine a pool party complete with foam noodles, splashing, even hooting and hollering set to awesome up beat reggae and calypso music. For more info on Aqua Zumba contact the Y at 382-9622. Sign-ups for September swim lessons are under way, with classes starting Monday, Sept. 3, get your child signed up today. For more information on swim lessons or private swim lesson contact Kevin Stoker at the Y 382-9622. The YMCAhas partnered with the Champion for Children Foundation to offer Free Drowning Prevention classes every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. This class is for both children and parents. The number one cause of death, in children four and under in Florida is drowning. So be sure to take advantage of this free class at the Pre registration required. For questions or more information contact the Y at 382-9622. The YMCAhas not one, but two heated pools and a splash pad for your family to enjoy. Come check us out and enjoy the water. Pool Hours Mon.-Thur. 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday 6 a.m.-7:45 p.m. Saturday 8 a.m.-4:45 p.m. Sunday 11 a.m.-4:45 p.m. For questions contact the Y at 382-9622. Plenty going on at YMCA S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING Sun N Lake G olf Club is offering FREE play on Monday, Sept. 17, on Turtle Run Golf Course. Make a donation in the Chip In for Arc bucket and y our greens fees will be waived. C all the Sun N Lake Pro Shop at 385-4830 to make a tee time. All proceeds benefit Ridge Area Arc and the programs a nd services offered to citizens with intellectual and d evelopmental disabilities. For more information contact Sydney Stewart at 4521295, ext.106 or dev@ridgeareaarc.org Chip In for Arc at Sun N Lake Special to the News-SunSEBRING Rainy weather has caused the local recreational softball teams to postpone their tournament for several weeks. The tournament is now planned for Tuesday, Sept. 11, beginning at 6:45 p.m. The new recreational league will begin their season on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The womens league will begin Monday, Sept. 10 and the church league will start up on Thursday, Sept. 13. All games are played at the Highlands County Sports Complex on Sheriffs Tower Road in Sebring. Registration for all teams is still in progress. Please call 402-6755 for more information New local leagues to start softball seasons soon Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands Seminole Club is hosting a football party the Sebring Beef OBradys on Saturday, Sept. 15. The FSU Seminoles will be taking on Wake Forest at Noon and we are starting the party at 11:30 a.m. Come prepared for fun, friends, and great prizes. Check us out on Facebook or send an email to mantarayEM@earthlink.net for more information. Seminole Club celebration GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE By CHARLES ODUM Associated PressATLANTA The Southeastern Conference is dominating the defensive line in the NFLwhen it comes to roster spots in the league. The SEC sends more defensive linemen to the NFLthan any other conference and its not even close. Areview of NFLopening day rosters by STATS LLC shows 50 defensive linemen from the SEC. The Atlantic Coast Conference is a distant second with 33. 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C M Y K put it, half the team is sick. There was a lot of substituting and moving players around because a lot of my starters were sick, she added. But the girls never gave up and it was really fun to watch. Fun, as well as productive, as Lake Placid pulled out the win in five sets to open the district schedule in fine fashion. The team looked to be healthier and build upon the surprisingly quick success with Thursdays home match against Mulberry before heading up US 27 for a crosscounty tilt with Sebring on Tuesday, Sept. 18. Progress is going a bit slower a bit further north along the Highlands County corridor as South Florida State College fell in four sets to Hillsborough Tuesday. Things started well, with a Kendall Baum kill getting them an early lead. After falling behind to the Lady Hawks, the Panthers clawed back into it with a Malea Kalina kill helping draw the team to within 1110. SFSC fought to keep it close behind kills from Brittany Hill, Kalina and Baum, but a couple of late runs helped Hillsborough pull away for a 25-18 win. Then, down 4-2 early in the second set, Hill went down with an ankle injury after a hustling collision at the net. The Panthers soon tied it at 4-4 on a Brittany Cherrington block, but the Hawks soon took flight, putting together a big run to break it out to a 16-7 lead. Hardee grad Eryn Mahoney halted the run with an ace, but the tone of this contest was set as Hillsborough kept rolling on to a 25-13 win. But rather than pack it in for the night, South Florida was back at it, keeping things close, though trailing, in the early going of the third set. Which was when the former Lady Wildcat Mahoney took over. Within to short scoring runs, the 5-11 sophomore recorded a block, two kills and an ace to put the Panthers up 13-10. Later, with the Hawks battling back, two more Mahoney mashes kept her squad up. Then, with the Lady Panthers holding a 22-19 lead, an extended volley took place, with numerous hustling saves and scoring attempts put together by both sides. And as the ball remained aloft as the seconds ticked by, there was the growing sense that a big momentum shift would go to the winner of the point. And when that point became South Floridas 23rd, the home crowd and bench erupted alike and riding the wave of elation, the Panthers soon put away the 25-21 win. But the emotion of the moment soon dissipated as the Lady Hawks, battle tested from a recent barnstorming trip through Texas, regrouped and ran out to a 5-0 lead in what would be the deciding fourth set. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, September 14, 2012w ww.newssun.com Id forgotten that once you get out on the lake its like being on an ocean. Looking east from the Dupree Bar, you cant see the other shore. My second cast rewarded me with a nice two-pounder, and as I released him back in the water, I couldnt help noticing the attention I was getting from five alligators who obviously considered this to be their home, and the fish likely candidates for d inner. This was a nice area to fish, with 3-4 feet of water, alive with baitfish, pinfish and bass. The water had pockets of hydrilla and short, thin reeds, providing open spots to cast my topwater bait. I switched to a Johnson Spoon with a yellow Uncle Josh pork rind and nailed another 2 pound fish on the south side of the island. Fish were busting the surface all around me so I decided to try a Johnny ONeil Weedwing with a number 11 Uncle Josh pork chunk. The Weedwing had always been one of my favorite lures when I was younger, but the days of a 1,000 casts were long since gone. T hrowing this bait will wear you out! My Dad had taught me to cast out as far as I could, t hen lower the rod tip, lift up and start the retrieve just a s the lure hit the water. T his insured that the bait would stay on the surface where its little propeller could do its job. Two dozen casts and three strikes later, I still hadnt connected to a fish, so I decided to throw somethinga little slower. Fish were busting the Weedwing, but missing it every time. ABass Assassin proved to be the ticket. In the next 30 minutes I caught and released a half dozen bass in the one to two pound range. It was time to move on. As I headed north, passing Horse Island, and coming up on the Fourth Point, I looked for my secret spot from seven years ago. Much had changed. There were numerous cuts and hidden pockets back in the reeds, but nothing that reminded me of the spot I was looking for. Im sure Lake Okeechobee changes every year, creating small pockets, expanding weed lines and increasingt he acres and acres of half submerged vegetation. I didnt really expect to find my spot. The wind was picking up and I found a small inlet and decided to give it a try. The water was deeper than I had expected, between 4 and 5 feet, and by now, the sun was high so I decided to flip. No takers for the first hour and then a good fish picked up my Medlock jig and headed straight towards the boat. It was a good fish, and for some reason my drag was set far too loose as he headed for open water. I tightened the drag and began working the fish back towards the boat when I felt the line sag, just for am oment, and I knew he was going to jump. Jump he did! What a beautiful fish! I f youve never seen a big bass jump, its an experience youll have for a lifetime. The wind had picked up the boat and I was in open water now. The bass came to the surface again and tail walked, putting on a tremendous show. Then, with no warning, my rod straightened out, m y line went limp and he was gone. I caught my first 10-pound bass at Lake Okeechobee in 1989, 23 years ago, just as Id moved to Deerfield Beach. I had spend almost 40 years in Ohio dreaming of the day I could fish a lake like Lake Okeechobee and catch trophy sized bass. I couldnt have been hap pier to move to Florida in 1989. Since then Ive added a number of 10 pounders, a c ouple over 11, and my cu rr ent wall hanger is a 12 pounder caught at Lake Walk-in-Water. As a fisherman, and of course as a fisherman who lost a nice fish, Ive got to believe this one was bigger But then, theyre always bigger when you lose them. If you havent been to Lake Okeechobee in awhile, or maybe youve never been there, take the time and make the trip. Theres a reason why this lake is known as a Big BassD estination. Maybe Ill see you there. D on Norton is a professional t ournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rodb uilder. He has also taught a few fishing classes at the South Florida Community College. Hel ives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately n amed The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 216-339-6571, 330-635-6682 o r by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from 1B Okee is Big Bass Destination down by Kasey Hawthorne in the first quarter. But the Rattlers quickly responded with a score of t heir own, sending it into halftime with the Eagles down 7-6. The defense came out in the second half with key tackles by Devin Brubaker, Austin Oppold and Christian Ramos, but late in the third quarter the Rattlers scored again. The offense rallied t ogether, but struggled to get any drives going, resulting in their first loss of the season with a final score of 14-6. This brings their record to 3-1 and dropping to second place in the division. Playing the fourth game, and one of the highlights of the day, was the undefeated Junior Varsity averaging 32 points a game. T he JVteam took the field ready for some action after not playing in a game last week. The defensive quickly shut down the Rattlers and in the first offensive drive of the game, running backR afael Smith rushed for 35 yards into the end zone for the first score. During the ensuing kickoff, the ball rolled into the back of the end zone earning a safety for the Eagles to b ring the score to 8-0. The offense drove down the field on their next possession with key yards gained by Akem JnPierre, Jalen Williams and Smith. Quarterback Norris Fish Taylor connected w ith Rodrigo Nolan on a tackle-eligible pass to score a touchdown just before the half, making the score 15-0. During the Rattlers next o ffensive drive they got around the end to score a touchdown to make it a 157 contest. The Eagles quickly responded, though, when Taylor handed off to Williams, who rushed for a 5 0-yard touchdown with DJ Taylor earning the extra point. The JVdefense dominated the field in the second half with three sacks by JnPierre and key tackling by Smith, Williams and Malcolm Jackson not allowing another first down for the Rattlers for the day. I n the last offensive drive Taylor carried the ball 40 yards for the final touchdown with Smith earning t he extra point to bring the final score 28-7. T he win brings the JV r ecord to 4-0 and in a tie for first place in the division. Wrapping up the last game and another highlight of the day, was the undefeated Varsity team. Linemen EJ JnPierre, Anthony Healy, Geraldo Sanchez, Anthony Oppold and Bryan Blanchette dominated the line of scrimmage, plowing the way for this team to score on all five of itspossessions. Quarterback Donte Carpenter was 3-3 passing for 101 yards and two touchdowns. Malik Taylor caught all three passes for 101 yards receiving and two touchdowns. Carpenter also carried the ball five times for 37 yards. Sammy Smith had three carries for 42 yards and a touchdown. Tremaine Hawthorne carried the ball three times for 28 yards and a touchdown and fullback Tyler Edwards had four carries for 24 yards and a touchdown. The defensive stance was impressive, with key tacklesf rom Oppold, Christian Morales, Smith and Taylor which lead to the second win of the day with a final s core of 33-7 bringing their record to 4-0 and first place i n the division. The Lady Eagle cheerl eaders did a great job in cheering the boys on and kept the crowds spirited. The concession stand was a happening place and HYF would like to thank the board members and volunteers that work so hard. They also appreciate greatly the volunteers that assist on the sidelines with the chains. The Highlands Eagles next game is at home, at Joe Franza Stadium, to face the Auburndale Bulls Saturday, Sept. 15. Games will begin at 9 a.m., with admission $4 for adults and $3 for children. Come on out to support the Highlands Youth Football and Cheer program. Continued from 1B Courtesy photo Fred Hankerson breaks into the clear on his way to a t ouchdown for the Highlands Eagles Flag team Saturday. Eagles clipped, brace for Auburndale Bulls News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Malea Kalina gets a shot past this Lady Hawk at the net, but Hillsborough would come out on top in Tuesdays fourset match. Continued from 1B LP wins, Panthers stopped 19-14 lead. e let them slide up a little bit on us there in the end, said head coach Stephanie Devlin. It could not have been put any better. The Lady Bulldogs went on seven-point run over the Devils; completely stunning everyone in the gym. Frostproof ended up actually winning a close set 2523. That loss did not sit well with Avon Park and although it was another nailbiting, intense final set, the Red Devils were soon able to close the match 25-23. The one thing that stayed consistent throughout the night for the Lady Red Devils, now 1-0 to start District 10-4Aplay, was their serving. Junior Marina Torres led the night with a total of nine aces on the night followed closely by junior Maria Tataris with five. ere a tough serving team, Devlin said. We have a lot of top spin serves and we have a lot of change ups too. ere a great team, Devlin continued. But we still have to work on our consistency Over in Wauchula, meanwhile, the Lady Blue Streaks continued their nondistrict schedule with a three-set sweep of Hardee. Similar to Avon Parks contest, Sebring saw the margins of victory get tighter as the match went on against an improving Wildcat squad. After a 25-16 win in the opener, it took a little more oomph to secure a 25-19 win in the next set. The real test came as Hardee tried to extend it beyond three, clawing their way all along to keep it close before the Streaks solidified the 25-22 win. This latest victory continues the upward trend for this young Sebring team that had to replace seven graduated players from a year ago. After dropping both matches in their own Preseason Classic, the Lady Streaks topped Frostproof and finished runner up in a very competitive South Fork Tournament in Stuart. Back-to-back wins over Frostproof in a rematch and Tuesdays win at Hardee now has Sebring seemingly on a roll. Though that was to be tested Thursday with Avon Park, a winner over the Streaks in the Classic, in town for an always-entertaining, cross-county battle. See Sundays News-Sun for a recap of the contest. News-Sun Sports Editor Dan Hoehne contributed to this story. Continued from 1B VB victories for AP, Sebring The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K You have nightp ain,difficulty with gripping and your nerve con-d uctions confirm that you have carpal tun-n el. What do you do now? You can ask your family doctor to recommend a hand surgeon. You can also get recommendations from yourf riends. You want to make sure that the doctor you choose to t reat your carpal tunnel is board certified in Orthopaedic or Plastic Surgery and,if pos-s ible,has a subspecialty certificate in hand surgery. G enerally you can get this information from the doctors office when you make your appointment. If you are in the moderate c ategory,the carpal tunnel will get worse over the next year, b ut you can pick a convenient time to have it treated. If you are in the severe category,par-t icularly if you are a diabetic, then you want surgery as soon a s is practical. This is because the nerve is showing damage and will not improve withouts urgical intervention. Many patients want the tiny incision surgery (endoscopic s urgery) where a small scope is inserted through one or two t iny incisions in the wrist and hand and the tough roof (retinaculum) over the carpal canal is released. When this surgery option first was popularized,s urgeons thought patients would get back to work faster a nd the pain in the base of the hand (pillar pain patients have would ber educed. Unfortunately,neither of t hese expectations was realized. It took the same amount of t ime to get back to work, except in the very heavy labor category,and the same number o f people got pillar pain. The patients complications were w orse even with the skilled experience of careful surgeons. It also was not recommended in diabetic patients, those with prior wrist fracturesa nd severe carpal tunnel. Surgery is typically done as a n outpatient using a combination of local and IV sedation. This keeps the patient unawareo f the surgery,but has fewer side effects than a general a nesthetic. Most surgeons are using a shorter open incision in the palm. N ew research has shown that splinting for several weeks post op is not necessary f or a good result. The research showed that the less time w earing a splint,the faster the return to full function. The first few days post op may be more comfortable in a splint for some activities. Most peo-p le in the moderate category get back to everything but h eavy lifting and tight gripping within a few days. Patients whose presentings ymptom is severe pain say that pain decreases even i mmediately after surgery because the nerve settles down as soon as the pressure isr eleased. Numbness takes longer to abate. For the severe carpal tunnel, t he nerve may have been damaged and some fibers may n eed to regenerate before the numbness goes away. This is similar to the process of nerveh ealing after a nerve is cut and repaired. There is a two-week lag before the healing starts and the nerve fibers grow at one millimeter a day or onei nch a month. Results are improving in this category since we have begun using some of the same rehabilitation techniques usedw ith cut nerves. If no data is coming in from the nerve to the brain,then the brain redirects those areas to other work. When the nerve heals and data to the brain resumes,w e have to get the brain to quit ignoring the data. The h and therapist uses techniques such as finding marbles in a bowl of sand or dry beansw here you must use touch and not sight. The brain begins l ooking for data and finds the new information. Sensation returns to the hand and buttons are no longer the challenget hey were before surgery. Stay tuned to find out what to do if surgery did not relieve your hand pain. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats p atients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering spec ialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand prob-l ems. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of theA merican Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Carr's long list of achievements include being the area's only Orthopaedic Surgeon certified asa hand specialist. For more information, please visit h ttp://hand-shoulderspecialist.com or call 382-7777. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 14, 2012Page 5B DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; h ealthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 1 1 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; Black; 9/7,14,21,28; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 4 4 INFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; 9/7,14,28,28; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 5 5 HEALTHYLIVING I have carpal tunnel syndrome, now what? Guest Column D r. Diana Carr Metro New research has shown that splinting for several weeks afer carpal tunnel surgery is not necessary for a good result.


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You can tell if you h ave this particular energy pattern: Difficulty rising you dont really wake up until 10 a.m. You feel better after lunch You have an afternoon l ow between 3-5 p.m. You are pretty good after 6 or 7 p.m. Youre tired by 8-10 p.m., but resist going to bed If you fight it,and stay up,you catch your second wind around 11 p.m.,lastingu ntil 1-2 a.m. If this sounds like you,its probably hypoadrenia,also k nown as adrenal burnout or adrenal insufficiency.Adrenal g lands pump out cortisol hormone to help you deal with stress. If you have one big stressor (such as grief million micro-stressors,theno ver time,your adrenal glands stop producing adequate cortisol hormone. You will drag yourself through each day never knowing what is wrong with you. Physicians who fail to recognize this disorder assume you have depression and pre-s cribe antidepressants or stimulants. Only when a proper diagnosis of adrenal insufficiency is made can you buy natural herbs to supporta drenal gland health,or take a prescription medication called hydrocortisone,which restores natural cortisol. Many people with undiagnosed hypoadrenia,soothet heir hormonal imbalance by binge eating or drinking, a lcoholism or drug addiction. A few other signs of h ypoadrenia include the need to lie down after emotionally s tressful times,muscle weakness,mild depression, fatigue,craving foods high in salt or fat,increased menopausal or PMS symp-t oms,more allergies,lightheadedness upon rising,freq uent sighing,using caffeine or sugar to wake up,low libido and apathy. Some findt hey feel better after spending the night with a friend,or g etting out of the house. As I see it,the biggest problem is that adrenalf atigue causes hypothyroidism,causing a cascade of other terrible symptoms and n o amount of thyroid medication will correct hypothyr oidism,unless you simultaneously nourish your adrenal glands with adaptogenic herbs. Adrenal hormone testing is s imple. I recommend Diagnos-Techs,ZRT Labs or Neuroscience Labs,because those three labs offer saliva testing in a four-pointmanner. This means you provide f our saliva samples,morning, noon,evening and midnight. H erbs and vitamins that support adrenal health include DHEA,schizandra, eleuthero,rhodiola,ashwaghanda,ginseng,turmeric,t heanine,astragalus,beta sitosterol,ginger and B vitam insespecially pantethine. Its a mortgage and a nightmare to take all of thoses o I recommend you buy one formula that can multi-task, m eaning it includes several of those goodies. The effect is synergistic,and the price isn ice. You can find a couple of If you are picky like me, take a physician-formulated p roduct that guarantees therapeutic dosages such as aD renalby RLC Labs (I take it myself); most any practitioner can order this for you, or buy online at naturalhealthyconcepts.com Suzy Cohen is a registered p harmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more i nformation, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to t reat, diagnose or cure your condition. Stressed out? Adrenal supplements to the rescue Dear Pharmacist S uzy Cohen HEALTHYLIVING Metro If you find yourself stressed and crashing at certain times of the day, adrenal supplements may help. APPLE A DAY HEALTH FOOD; 3.639"; 2"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 0 0 9 9 3 3 Associated PressSEBRING Residents living in and aroundS ebring can be screened to reduce their risk of having a stroke or bone fracture. The Bert J. Harris Jr. Agricultural Center,at 4509G eorge Blvd.,will host Life Line Screening on Nov. 2. Screenings identify potential cardiovascular conditions such as blockeda rteries and irregular heart rhythm,abdominal aortic aneurysms,and hardeningo f the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease. A boned ensity screening to assess osteoporosis risk is also o ffered and is appropriate for both men and women. Packages start at $149. A ll five screenings take 6090 minutes. For more inform ation ,call 1-877-2371287 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com. Pre-registration is required.Outreach events A ce Homecare plans the following community outreach events Today 7 a.m.,Health Fair,Arc Residence, Pleasant Street,Avon Park;9 a.m.,Health Fair,Avon Park Meal Site,Main Street, Avon Park Monday 8:30 a.m., Health Fair,HammockE states,Hammock Road, Sebring; 10 a.m.,Coping with Transitions,Resthaven Assisted Living facility off State Road 64,ResthavenR oad,Zolfo Springs; 1 p.m.,Caregivers Support Group,Crown PointeA ssisted Living Community,Sun N Lake Boulevard,Sebring Tuesday 8 a.m., Health Fair,Sebring Bluffs, U .S. 27,Sebring; 10 a.m., Health Fair,Fair Havens, Apartments,Spinks Road,S ebring; 1 p.m.,Health Fair,Groves,behind S ebring Diner,U.S. 27 Sebring Wednesday 9 a.m., Health Fair,Avon Park Meal Site,Main Street,AvonP ark; 10:30 a.m.,Coping with Transitions,Crown P ointe,Assisted Living facility,Sun N Lake Boulevard,Sebring Stroke, osteoporosis screenings planned


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 14, 2012Page 7B SEBRING PARKWAY CHURCH CHRIST; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, t he pattersons; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 1 1 8 8 5 5 Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands UniversityP reparatory School Chapel Club hosted a unique chapel a ssembly in which 11thand 12th-grade students from their Bible class with teacherD iana Elders told stories to younger students from other Bible classes. A dozen students meet weekly in the office of the H ead of School to plan F riday morning chapels. Under the sponsorship of the music teacher,Ceste Stanly,t he Chapel Club seeks to enhance the spiritual culture o f the campus. Area pastors and musicians are invited to share in thew orship experiences. Youth For Christ is an active participant in the spiritual nurture o f the students. Highlands University P reparatory School is one of a handful of remaining Christian schools in Highlands County that offersa quality education with biblical instruction and worship. Officers of the student government association. w hich is called Student Congress,lead a daily morni ng assembly with salutes to the American flag,Christianf lag,and Bible,announcem ents and prayer. Chapel Club shares Bible stories with younger classes Courtesy photo Highlands University Prepatory School hosts a unique chapel assembly in which the older students told Bible stories to the younger students. RELIGION Atonement Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This is the 16th Sunday after Pentecost. Rev. Jefferson Coxs sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Mark 8:27-38. Bible study resumes Thursday with Sharon Palmer as the leader. Nov. 3 will be the annual yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Members are accepting items,but no furniture,for the annual yard sale. Contact Ed Graff,John Wade or Jim Fiedler to make arrangements for drop-off items.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled A Perfect Man. The church is at 1320 County Road 64,east of the Avon Park High School,past the four-way Stop sign. Mens Fraternity,The Quest for Genuine Manhood,meets Thursday. Call 471-2663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled The Enemy: Part 2at the Sunday morning service. Wednesday night Bible studies are canceled until October.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, The Eternalness of God, with Scripture taken from Isaiah 50:4-9. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday morning,the church celebrates the 16th Sunday after Pentecost. Guest Pastor Robert Hinz will deliver his sermon from a melody of the readings on Isaiah 50:4-10, Psalm 116:1-9,James 3:1-12 and Mark 9:14-29. The traditional service can be heard live on WITS 1340 AM A Womans Heart Beth Moore Bible Study Introduction will be at 1 p.m. today.The Bible Study week 1 of 10is at 1 p.m. Friday,Sept. 21. Its not too late to sign up for the class. Call the church at 385-7848. The class is open to anyone in the community.First Christian ChurchAVON PARK The Wednesday evening Bible study will be from the book of Philippians. The ladies will hold their monthly dinner and meeting at Ruby Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. Monday,Sept. 17. That same evening the men will hold their monthly board meeting at 7 p.m. at the church. First Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or e-mail firstchristianap@embarqmail.com with any questions or to request information. The church website is www.firstchristianap.com. Travailing Womens Conference set for SaturdaySEBRING Join Pastor Barbara J. Robinson and the Travailing Women in their seventh annual Travailing Womens Conference from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.,Saturday, Sept. 15,at Inn on the Lakes Hotel,3101G olfview Road,Sebring (overlooking beautiful Lake Jackson). F eatured guest speakers will be: Prophetess,Wanda Holmes,Enmity and Sorrow;Prophetess,Tasha Campbell Grandmas Devils;Pastor,Bettye Jamison Midwife,Metrons,Mantles;Apostle andP astor,Dr.Annie Darville There Shall be a Performance;Mother A. Greene Submission;and Pastor and Travailer, Barbara J. Robinson,aiting on God. Spotlight featured guest,Rain dancer,Ty Y oung; and a souvenir will be available, ravailing,the book. For registration and information (cost $25 includes lunch),RSVP by calling (561 7 67-1778 or 452-2531.Sebring Parkway Church of Christ welcomes PattersonSEBRING The Sebring Parkway Church of Christ invites the public to meet its new preacher and his family Kevin Patterson and his wife,Sheri,along with their two children,Mary and Connor on Sunday. J oin the congregation for Bible study, worship and a potluck meal as members welcome the Pattersons to Sebring and central Florida. The church is at 3800 Sebring Parkway,(one-half mile east of U.S. 27 F or more information,call 385-7443. Snapshots Church News 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 Fridays paper. Submit items to theNews-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to editor@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 8B A man with a terrible cold went to see his doctor.A fter the examination,the doctor said,ouve got an awful cold. The man replied,I know t hat,Doc.Thats why I came to see you. The doctor said,Go home,take off your shirt a nd shoes,go out to the north side of your house, and stand in the snow for an hour and a half. But,Doc,cried the man,that will give me pneumonia! The doctor replied, realize that.You see,I know how to cure pneumo-n ia.I just dont know how to cure a cold! F or those of you whom I have not met (and that is j ust about all of you),let me introduce myself. My name is Kevin Patterson. I preach for the Sebring P arkway church of Christ meeting at 3800 Sebring P arkway here in Sebring. My family and I moved here a little over a month ago from Bolivar,Mo., where I preached for thep ast 11 years. My wife, S heri,and I have four children.Our older sons, Michael and John,are grown and live and work in Arizona and Utah.Oury oungest two,Connor (15 and Mary (13are newly e nrolled students atSebring High School and SebringM iddle School and are adjusting to their newl ivesas Blue Streaks. I will be writing an artic le each week in the Friday edition of the News-Sun, and I hope it will be ofs ome help to you. As the doctor above who could only cure pneumonia andc ould not cure the patients cold,let me tell you right a way that I do not boast to have all the answers.I might be able to help ins ome areas,and I might not be able to help in other a reas. However,in the midst of my deficiencies,I do know of one who can provide answers to all your prob-l ems,give you strength when you are weak,and l ove you when no one else will.He is the one about whom I want to tell youe ach week.His name is Jesus Christ. S ometimes,we have a tendency to expect too much from people.We e xpect doctors to have all of the answers,and when they do not,we get upset. We expect teachers to be perfect,so that they will bew orthy of our less-than-perfect children. We expect children to act like adults, and kids expect parents tob e without flaw. Sometimes our expectations go a bit far. Nevertheless,think about the message written by thea postle Paul in Philippians 4:13,I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.What confidence! How amazing itm ust have been for Paul to know that no expectation or obstacle was too great,as long as his Savior was by his side.And,we can have the very same confidencet hat Paul had. All we have to do is follow the instruct ions given to us in the Bible. Then,we will know a strength that will lift us u p and carry us through anything this old world t hrows our way ... and that even includes the common cold! Please join me here each week as we study more ofG ods will for our lives. I also want to extenda pers onal invitation for you tocomestudy and worship with usat the locationd etailed elsewhere in this newspaper.Until next time, t rust in the Lord and lean on Him for strength and understanding! K evins Komments, by Kevin Patterson, is presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ, assembling at 3800 S ebring Parkway.Find the church on the internet at w ww.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.co m/. Jesus has all the answers Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, September 14, 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.Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.;Youth 445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.;Youth Activities, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.;Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services:Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Sunday broadcast on Cable TV Channel 6.Call 453-6681 for details.In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. 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 6551 878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone:385-5154.Dr.David E. Richardson, senior pastor;Rev.Joe Delph, a ssociate pastor, minister of youth and activities;and Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.;Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339.Rev.John D.Girdley, pastor.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.;11 a.m.Childrens Church;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m.Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church.Larry Ruse, pastor.Phone 655-1899.Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached.Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m.Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall.Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle.Phone 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552.Home phone:214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church,(SBC 4400 Sparta Road.Rev.Mark McDowell, Pastor.Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-0869. 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 n ursery for under age 3 is available at all services.Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and 7 p.m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English.Weekday mass at 8 a.m.Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th.Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049;fax, 385-5169;email, office@stcathe.com ; website, www.stcathe.com .Very Rev.Jo Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.CONFESSION:First Friday 7:15-7:45 a.m.;Saturday 3-3:45 p.m.;Or by appointment with any priest.WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday Vigil:4 p.m.; Sunday:8 and 10 a.m.;Sunday Spanish Mass:noon;Last Sunday of the month:2 p.m.(Creole/French);Sunday Family Mass5 p.m.(Holy Family Youth Center).DAILY MASS SCHEDULE:Monday through Friday:8 a.m.and noon;Saturday:9 a.m. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.;Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Cornerstone Christian Church 1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825 (Saxon Hall in Reflection Community).Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister.Jon Carter, Music Minister.Our goal:To Love Christ Love People.Sunday, 9 a.m.Sunday School;10 a.m.Worship;Communion is available each week.Thursday, 7 p.m. Home Fellowship Group.For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. 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 eachw eek 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 come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 106 9 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.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 Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852.Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth.Call 465-6916.Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17 A 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 First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING At the L ords Table this Sunday morning will be Bob and Betty Harcourt. Communion will be served by Sandra Laufer,Catherine Baker,C arol Chandler and Diane Thibodeau. Greeting the congregation will be Peggy Cousin. The acolyte for the day is HeavenK unsak. Working with Childrens Church will be Shirley Ann V.Wood andC arol Graves. The pastors sermon is titled Thanksgiving andP rayerfrom Philippians 1:3-7. F or any additional information,call the church office at 385-0352. Thec hurch is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On S unday morning,the pastors sermon is titled What is Our Origin?based on Genesis 1:1-28. I n the adult Sunday school class,the pastor continues the series titled Faith Lessons on the Life and Ministry of the Messiahs ponsored by Focus on the Family.The lessons are filmed on location in Israel and narrated by historian/teacher Ray VanderL aan. Special music will be Gene McEndree singing My Task. Wednesday Bible study w ill be led by the pastor teaching How Do We Glorify God? T he deadline for the newsletter is also Thursday. The church is at 215 E. C ircle St. (with two entrances on Lagrande S treet). For questions,call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Gods Planis the title of Sunday mornings sermon given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. M onday is the Deacons meeting at 4 p.m. Womens Ministries Board meets at 4:30 p.m.W ednesday in the adult classroom.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING The Rev. A.C. Bryants sermon will be imothy Son of A Greek,w ith Scripture reading Acts 15:1-5. Continuing the celebration of 100 years in Sebring,a viewing of the cornerstone contents in thec ourtyard of the church will be at 10:30 a.m. The church is downtown a t 126 S. Pine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com. Call the churcho ffice for information at 385-5184.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted M oores sermon this Sunday will be Parable of the Leaven,with Scripture from Matthew 13:33. The service will include A llen Warchak singing Rock of Ages,and Robert Hull singing He Lifted Me. T he church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix ber is 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Rev. John Bryant of Punta Gordaw ill preach at the Heritage Worship Service and the Celebration Worship Service. The choir will present an anthem. P astor Claude Burnett will preach at the New Song Contemporary Service inR ob Reynolds Hall. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. Call 465-2422 fori nformation.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchS EBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Steadfast Fortitude,is taken from Hebrews 12. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the Sunday morning and evening worship servicem essages.St. John United Methodist Church S EBRING On National Back to Church Sunday,the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message will be Who is Jesus?Biblical reference isf rom Mark 8:27-38. Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning,the pastor willp reach on Mysteries of the Holy Spirit. Sunday school will meet in the Fidelis Room. Theyw ill be studying God Versus Gods,looking at the Scripture from Exodus 32. F or more information,call 385-1597.SpringLake United M ethodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake U nited Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane.The pastors sermon is Wisdoma nd Power,Then Apostasy.Potluck follows t he service. C ontinued from page 7B RELIGION Church News S ARAJEVO,BOSNIAHERZEGOVINA(AP Representatives of some of the world's major religions have concluded a three-dayi nterfaith meeting in Sarajevo by calling for peace around the world. The meeting involved officials from GreekO rthodox,Roman Catholic,Muslim,Jewish, Hindu and Buddhist com-m unities,and they walked together through Sarajevs streets Tuesday. T heir choice of Sarajevo for the meeting was signifi cant because it was here that the 44-month Bosnian Serb siege took place dur-i ng the 1991-95 Bosnian war,killing more than 1 1,500 civilians. The meeting was the last in a series of similar events organized annually since 1986 by the Catholic layc ommunity of SantEgidio. Religious meeting calls for world peace


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 14, 2012Page 9B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. P hone:465-0051.Rev.Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N.Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. R einhold 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.Bringa 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.Sunday Traditional Worship Service, 8 a.m. ;Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month.Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m.Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 open from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC Association of Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.James Weed, pastor.Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.Bible Study, 9 a.m.Nursery provided.Social activities:Choir, Missions, Evangelism.Phone 3852346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSSunday Worship at 10 a.m.;Bible Study, 9 a.m.For more information, call Pastor Brian Klebig at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E.Main St., Avon Park.Pastor:Rev.John C. Grodzinski.Sunday school at 8:30 a.m., Sunday worship at 9:30 a.m.. Coffee and fellowship hour follow the service.Midweek Fragrance Free Wednesday worship, (year round) 7 p.m.Office phone number is 453-6858. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852;465-5253.The Rev.Richard A.Norris, pastor; Susan C.Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director;and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December:Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.Worship schedule for January through Easter:Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday.Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday.Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent.Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services.Other activities and groups include: Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com N ON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:30 p.m.Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening serv-i ce, 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, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: covpres@strato.net;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.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, 117 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Sunday Traditional Worship 9 a.m., Contemporary Worship 11 a.m., Sunday School 10:10-10:50 a.m.Wednesday evenings:Adult Bible Study 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group (middle and high school.m., RockSolid (kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m.Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, S ebring, 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, S abbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Nathan Madrid. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave ., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. T he Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 2 00 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 Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP B y ROBERT H. REID Associated PressMuslim anger over perceived Western insults to Islam has exploded severalt imes,most recently in Tuesdays attacks against U.S. diplomatic posts in the Middle East in which U.S. ambassador to Libya ChrisS tevens and three other Americans were killed. The violence,fueled mostly by religious zealots, reflects the tension betweenM uslims and the secular West that followed the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. H ere are some of the most serious incidents:Muhammad cartoonsThe September 2005 publ ication by the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten of cart oons depicting the Prophet Muhammad unleashed a wave of violent protests by Muslims,who believe any image of their religions f ounder is forbidden. Dozens of people were killed in weeks of protests that included violent attacks against Danish missions inS yria,Iran,Afghanistan and Lebanon. At least six people were killed in a June 2008 suicide bombing at the Danish embassy in theP akistani capital,Islamabad. Al-Qaida claimed responsibility,citing anger over the cartoons. The Danish government described theM uslim backlash as the countrys worst international crisis since World War II.Satanic VersesB ritish author Salman Rushdies 1988 novel, Satanic Verses,inspired inp art by the life of Muhammad,won kudos f rom critics in Britain but prompted outrage among many Muslims,who considered it slanderous. Deadly riots against the b ook erupted in Islamabad, Pakistan and Mumbai,India, a nd the book was banned in South Africa,India, P akistan,Bangladesh and several other countries. I rans Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a religious e dict in 1989 calling for Rushdies death,leading the writer to live in hiding for a decade. Although Rushdie was n ever physically harmed,his Japanese translator was stabbed to death in 1991 and his Italian translator was injured in a stabbing that same yearVan Gogh AssassinationD utch filmmaker Theo van Gogh,an outspoken critic of Islam whose film Submissioncriticized the treatment of Muslim women,w as shot dead in November 2 004 as he bicycled in the capital of the Netherlands, A msterdam. A 26-year-old Dutch citizen of Moroccan origin, Mohammed Bouyeri,was convicted of the murder ands entenced to life imprisonment. Van Goghs assassination set off a wave of more than 170 small reprisal attacksa gainst mosques and churches over the following weeks, according to a report by the Anne Frank Foundation and the University of Leiden. Burn A Quran DayA 2010 call by Florida preacher Terry Jones to burn Q urans on the ninth anniversary of 9/11 alarmed the U.S. military,which fearedt he move would endanger the lives of American troops f ighting Islamist extremists in Afghanistan and Iraq. Although Jones called off the burning,thousands of Afghans encouraged by the T aliban set fire to tires in the streets of the Afghan capital, Kabul,and other cities and chanted Death to America. Police in a province nearK abul fired shots in the air to disperse a crowd trying to storm the governors residence. Jonescongregation went a head with a Quran burning in March 2011,triggering protests across Afghanistan after video of the ceremony was posted on the Internet. I n the most violent protest,hundreds of protesters stormed a U.N. com-p ound in Mazar-i-Sharif in northern Afghanistan,killing seven foreigners,includingf our Nepalese guards. More Quran burningIn February,U.S. soldiers a t Bagram prison in Afghanistan burned 315 copies of the Qurans and other religious materials that had been taken from B agrams facility library for disposal. Word of the burning, which the U.S. said was unintentional,triggered scores of anti-American protests across the country which left more than 30A fghans and six U.S. soldiers dead. T hey included two U.S. troops who were shot by an Afghan soldier and two U.S m ilitary advisers who were gunned down at their desks at the Afghan Interior Ministry. Six U.S. Army soldiers received unspecified admin istrative punishment for the burning,the Pentagon announced last month. Associated Press correspondents K arl Ritter in Stockholm, Jan M. Olsen in Copenhagen, Sebastian Abbot in Islamabad and Deb R iechmann and Patrick Quinn in Kabul contributed to this report. RELIGION Perceived insults to Islam trigger Muslim anger, protests


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C M Y K By CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie CriticGreed is good,until it i snt anymore,is Arbitrage,a guilty-pleasu re thriller for these tough economic times. In directing his first feat ure,writer and documentarian Nicholas Jarecki shows g reat command of tone a balance of sex,danger and manipulation with some i nsiderish business talk and a healthy sprinkling of dark humor to break up the tension. His film is well-cast and strongly acted,andw hile it couldnt be more relevant,it also recalls the decadence of 1980s Wall Street,shot in 35mm as it is, with a synth-heavy scoref rom composer Cliff Martinez (who wrote similar m usic for Drive). Arbitrageis a lurid look a t a lavish lifestyle that allows us to cluck disapprovingly while still vicariously enjoying its luxurious trappings. R ichard Gere stars as Robert Miller,a billionaire hedge-fund magnate who,at the films start,is magnanimously sharing his wisdomi n an interview with none other than CNBCs Maria Bartiromo. As he turns 60, Robert would seem to have it all looks,wealth,a loving family and respect among his peers. And yet he always wants more,and feels emboldened by the different set of rules and morals that seems to apply in his rarefied world. So he borrows$417 million from a fellow tycoon to cover a hole in his portfolio and make his company look as stable as possible as its about to be acquired bya bank. This is otherwise known as fraud. And despite the loyalty and support of his smart,beautiful wife( Susan Sarandon),he has a hot (and hot-headed m istress on the side (former Victorias Secret modelL aetitia Casta) who runs in stylish,hard-partying art circles. (Thats another s throwback:the blasi coke consumption). B oth these schemes explode in his face over the course of a few fateful days. An audit of his firm has raised some red flags,mak-i ng the potential buyer turn reluctant and evasive. This prompts the suspicions of his devoted daughter (Brit Marling,every bit Geres equal),whos also the compans chief financial officer and heir apparent. But more immediately and dramatically,Robert is involved in a deadly accident that puts the police on his tail (Tim Roth plays the lead detective witha wonderfully thick New York accent) and requires him to enlist the help of a kid from Harlem (Nate Parker) whos the son of his late,longtime chauffeur. Thats a lot of plates to keep spinning at once; just the financial storyline alone could have sufficed withoutt he affair messing things up further. Whats surprising a bout Arbitrageis that Jarecki never judges this man for the tricky positionh s gotten himself into,and never tries to steer our feeli ngs toward him,either. Gere is so charming,so irresistible when hes on top of t he world when hes got all those plates humming in unison that he kind of makes you root for his character to get away with it all.H is smooth,placid demeanor is perfect here, which make the few times he does snap seem that much more startling. T he films strong women dont quite get enough to do u ntil the third act,when Sarandon and Marling bothh ave powerful showdowns with Gere. But the entire supporting cast is well-chosen,down to the actors who appear in justa couple of scenes,like Stuart Margolin as Roberts dryly funny lawyer and Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter as the head of theb ank thats acquiring Roberts company. Robert may not learn anything by the end,and teetering on the brink of serious trouble doesnt make him a more decent person; actually,he gets nastier and more demanding as the screws tighten. As Parkers character puts it:ou think money is gonna fix this?Robert doesnt miss a beat in responding:What else is there? www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, September 14, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; 9/14/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 2 2 0 0 2 2 D ear Abby: My daughter is annoyed with me because Im not jumping up andd own with joy over my grandsons forthcoming wedding. Yes,I am happy thereg etting married, but how excited can I get? The two have been sexuallyi nvolved since they met in high school four years ago. She was 16; he was 17. F or the past two years, he and his girlfriend have s hared an apartment and lived as man and wife. The bride-to-bes parents aren ot exactly thrilled either at the expense of a white g own and a few hundred chicken dinners,hall and band. However,my daughter insists on it and wants everybody to get excited. O K so Im excited. Whoopee. Granny Mae Dear Granny Mae: You are focusing on the wrongt hing. Your grandson and his fiancee care enough a bout each other to commit,in a public ceremony, to spending their lives t ogether. Thats a positive step that deserves to be celebrated. Whether you or I approve of couples livingt ogether is beside the point. They are adults and it was their choice. Be happy that they are now tying the knot to bind themselves togetheri n a more permanent union. D ear Abby: My sister, Doris,got divorced 10y ears ago. Since then,shes lost a lot of weight and had extensive plastic surgery. She now dresses in as little clothing as possible tos how off her body. We frequently have family get-togethers,and I notice my husband,Rod, looking at Doris in a sexualw ay. She seems to appreciate it. At the last family gathering,she wore black thong underwear. I know because it became impossible to ignore after she positioned herself on her chair so that her pants dropped down,exposing her fanny. I am upset with her. I told my mother Id like to limit these get-togethers. Now my mother is mad at me. She says I am being silly and unreasonable. What do you think? Hurting in San Fernando Valley,Calif. Dear Hurting: Your sister iso vercompensating for all those years she felt unattractive. I hope she learns quickly that t he kind of attention shes getting from dressing so seductivelyi snt the kind that lasts. P.S. In the interest of your marriage,your hus-b and should be less obvious about his ogling since i s making you feel insecure. If you havent done so already,please mentioni t. D ear Abby: My daughters attend a high school where a Sadie Hawkins dance has been planned for the students. The problemi s,the guys at their school think its coolto wait u ntil the day before the dance to answer the girls invitations. These are oth-e rwise polite young men, but they see no problem in m aking the girl wait until the last minute to know if she even has a date for the e vent. I think this is extremely rude and inconsiderate. What is your opinion? And what do you suggest theg irls say to the young men who leave them hanging? Mom Who Cares in Arizona Dear Mom Who Cares: T he courteous way to respond when invited out is t o accept or say no promptly. I agree that its rude tok eep someone hanging. If your daughters dont get a response within a reasonable amount of time say, 24 to 48 hours theys hould invite someone else. And when the original boy finally comes up with his acceptance,he should be told,Sorry,when I didnth ear back from you,I asked someone else. Write Dear Abby at w ww.DearAbby.com or P.O. B ox 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For everything you need to know about wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 to: Dear Abby, Wedding Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are Grandma is slow to cheer a wedding thats overdue DIVERSIONS Dear Abby C ourtesy Myles Aronowitz/MCT Brit Marling and Richard Gere in Arbitrage, written and directed by Nicholas Jarecki. Arbitrage a wellacted guilty pleasure Movie Review Arbitrage Rating: R (language, brief violent images and drug use) Running time: 100 minutes Review: (of 4 B y RAPHAEL G. SATTER Associated PressLONDON The earliest movies known to be shot in color have been revived by film archivists,w ho on Wednesday gave an audience at Londons Science Museum ag limpse at cinemas first attempts to show us the world as we see it. T he obscure film segments were long conside red failed prototypes, blurry flickers of color seen by no more than ah andful of people before being consigned to an a rchive. But the National Media Museum in the northern England city of Bradford said digitization had effectively rescuedt he footage,unlocking remarkably modern-looki ng images created more than a century ago. The scenes,screened at t he Science Museum, ranged from roughly 5 to 4 0 seconds and showed a parrot,a London street scene,and three smiling c hildren sitting around a table covered with a burgundy cloth batting at a goldfish bowl with large sunflowers. No one really has seen it until more or less today,said Michael Harvey,the Media Museums curator of cine-m atography. Look at the age of it. Here youve a ctually got color film from the early Edwardianp eriod. He said he hoped the movies would change peoples perceptions of what was possible backt hen.The film is slightly jerky but of decent quality.With the exception of the kidsfrilly turn-of-thecentury clothes and somem ild discoloration,the sun-drenched clip of children playing might have been something shot by a baby boomer in his or her back yard with a 1970s Minolta camera. Experts have dated the movie segments back to 1901 or 1902,when cinema was still in its infancy and inventors on both sides of the Atlantic were racing to produce evermore realistic films. American inventor Thomas Edison led the way with peep-show-like Kinetoscope; the Lumiere brothers had wowed French audiences with moving images projected onto screens in 1895. The next challenge was to shoot a film in color. That was no mean feat. Working in London, inventor-photographer Edward Turner devised a complex,three-color process which would shoot black-and-white negatives through red, green and blue filters alternating in rapid succession. The idea was to project three differently filtered frames at a time on to a screen to create the illusion of a single,colorful movie. In theory,anyway. In practice the timing of the filters and distance from the screen had to be perfectly calibrated or the movie became a horrible mess,according to Bryony Dixon,the curator of silent film at the British Film Institutes National Archive. Museum revives first-ever film shot in color NEW YORK (AP Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is a working on a book about one of the Republican Partys most contentious issues:immigration. Bush has a deal with Threshold Editions,a conservative imprint of Simon & Schuster,for Immigration Wars:Forging An American Solution.Threshold announced Wednesday that the book is scheduled for next spring and will be coauthored by conservative attorney and activist Clint Bolick. Financial terms were not disclosed. Drawing upon history and American ideals,Jeb Bush and Clint Bolick outline a courageous and comprehensive strategy to bridge the partisan divide and set our nations immigration policy on a just and rational course, Threshold said in a statement. The book will present a comprehensive solution based on two core principles: Immigration is vital to Americas future,fueling its growth,vibrancy and creativity; yet any true and enduring solution must adhere to the rule of the law. The 59-year-old ex-governor has been urging his fellow Republicans to take on a more moderate tone on immigration,saying hard-line policies have led to lost elections. Bush himself was elected twice. Books have become a standard way to advance a national candidacy and Bush,the son and brother of former presidents,has been widely discussed as a 2016 GOP contender. Jeb Bush working on immigration book


C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE News-Sun Friday, September 14, 2012 BY ELIO LETURIA D ETROIT FREE PRESSSABOR LATINOmeans Latin flavor a mix of new and old,exotic and simple, colorful and earth-toned.All that,plus a little (or a lot. When the Spaniards encountered the Americas on their way to India,they found a bounty of flavor.New foods challenged both European and native taste buds.The Africans arrived and brought their share. And so did the Asians. Today,Latin American food is rich in culture,and Hispanics are passionate about it.Where did that fruit originally come from?and Who created that dish?are often topics of serious food conversations. But when its time to eat,talk turns to sharing.At mealtime,you are likely to hear: The house is small but the heart is bigor My home is your home. So in the spirit of Hispanic Heritage Month,which is Sept.15-Oct.15,we invite you to join a celebration of diverse cuis ine.Test your palate with our trivia game and find out how much Latino flavor lives in you.1Who invented the Caesar salad?a. The Argentinean cook Dona Petrona de Gandulfo b. Douglas Rodriguez, i n honor of social activist Cesar Chavez c. Cesar Cardini, a Mexican restaurateur d. The chef Francesco Leonardi2Where do lima beans c ome from?a Cuba b. Guatemala c. Paraguay d Uruguay3What food company d id Spanish immigrants P rudencio and Carolina Unanue start in 1936?a. Goya b. Old El Paso c. Taco Bell d. Faraon4What is flan?a. A Central American cocktail b. A caramel custard c A Spanish toast with olive oil and garlic d. A creamy fruit sherbet typical of the Caribbean10W hat is the basic ingredient that offers flavor a nd color to the Spanish paella?a. Achiote b. Paprika c Saffron d. Tomatillo12Chipotle is a Mexican chile.Describe it.a. A pasilla pepper that has been dehydrated b. A smoked jalapeno pepper c. A sauteed habanero pepper d. A canned serrano pepper5If you ask for a tortilla in Spain,what do you get?a. A flat, thin bread b. A chocolate torte c. A corn chip d. An omelet6What do the words dulce de leche,manjar blanco,cajetaand arequiperefer to?a. Appetizers b. Soups c. Entrees d. Desserts7W hat is in a Cuban sandwich?a. Chorizo and fried plantains on cornbread b Chicken, avocado and blue cheese on a roll c. Roast pork, ham, Swiss cheese, mustard and pickles on grilled French bread d. Turkey and lettuce on a flour tortilla11What is an authentic steak taco?a. A grilled corn tortilla with steak, onions and cilantro b A grilled flour tortilla with s teak, onions and lettuce c. A fried corn tortilla with steak, onions and cheese d. A grilled corn tortilla with steak, tomatoes and lettuce14Gazpacho is a Spanish soup,usually served cold.What are the main ingredients?a. Eggplant, onions, tomatoes b. Cucumbers, garlic, tomatoes c. Celery, onions, zucchini d. Carrots, squash, celery13Which hot drink came to the Americas with the conquistadors?a. Mate b. Coffee c. Coca tea d. Chocolate8Mexicans have tortillas.Salvadorans have pupusas.What would be the equivalent for Colombians and Venezuelans?a. Arepa b. Pan concha c. Gordita d. Mollete9Match the following dishes with the proper country:a. Mofongo b. Mangu c Pabellon Criollo d. Carapulca15Pair the following foods with the proper countries:a. Chimichurri b. Llapingachos c. Ajiaco de pollo d. Cochinita pibil19Tomato,potato, corn,pineapple,mango and papaya are widely used in Latin American cooking.Which is not native to the Americas?a. Potato b. Tomato c. Mango d. Pineapple20Which is the largest wine producer and consumer in Latin America?a. Argentina b. Chile c. Brazil d. UruguaySOURCES:THE SOUTH AMERICAN TABLEBY MARIA BAEZ KIJAC (THE HARVARD COMMON PRESS, $19.95);THE CARIBBEAN PANTRY COOKBOOKBY STEVEN RAICHLEN (ARTISAN, $25);THE CHILEAN KITCHENBY RUTH VAN WAEREBEEK-GONZALEZ (HP BOOKS, $16.95);LEITHS LATIN AMERICAN COOKINGBY VALERIA VIERA SISTI (RUNNING PRESS, $29.95);LATIN AMERICAN COOKING ACROSS THE U.S.A.BY HIMILCE NOVAS AND ROSEMARY SILVA (ALFRED A.KNOFF, $27.50);A TASTE OF PUERTO RICOBY YVONNE ORTIZ (DUTTON, $22.95);THE PENGUIN COMPANION TO FOODBY ALAN DAVIDSON (PENGUIN, $30);THE BOOK OF LATIN AMERICAN COOKINGBY ELIZABETH LAMBERT ORTIZ (ECCO, $16.95);EATING YOUR WORDSBY WILLIAM GRIMES (OXFORD, $20);AGGIEHORTICULTURE.TAMU.EDU/PLANTANSWERS/PUBLICATIONS/VEGETABLETRAVELERS/BEANS.HTML;WWW.CHILEPEPPERINSTITUTE.ORG/;COSTA-RICAGUIDE.COM;WWW.ICO.ORG;WWW.YERBA-MATE.COM;WWW.WINEINSTITUTE.ORG/RESOURCES/STATISTICS.Corn is a staple of many Latin American cultures. ANSWERS:1. c; 2. b; 3. a; 4. b; 5. d; 6. d; 7. c; 8. a; 9. a. and 4,b. and 1,c. and 2,d. and 3; 10. c; 11. a; 12. b; 13. b; 14. b; 15. a. and 1,b. and 3,c. and 4,d. and 2; 16. d; 17. c; 18. d; 19. c; 20. a.17When fish is marinated in lime juice and mixed with onions and chiles, what popular appetizer do you get?a. Bacalaito b. Escabeche c. Ceviche d. Curanto18What is an empanada?a. A pork tamale b. A chimichanga covered in cheese c. Fried green plantains d. A turnover16Gallo pinto (spotted rooster) is the national dish of what country?a. Panama b. Ecuador c. Nicaragua d. Costa Rica MCT1. Dominican Republic 2 Venezuela 3. Peru 4. Puerto Rico 1. Argentina 2. Mexico 3. Ecuador 4. Colombia