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C M Y K News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Teresa Devlin goes up for one of her sixk ills Tuesday in helping the Lady Devils NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, October 26-27, 2012www.newssun.comVolume 93/Number 132 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 82 67C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A Wind and rain ... cold snap on the way F orecast Question: Did the debates help you make up your mind about who will get your vote? 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Who killed Jeb Taylor?Ghosts will give clues to mystery By SAMANTHA GHOLAR email@example.comAVON PARK A former Walker M emorial Academy student,who has gone on to achieve much academic succ ess on the undergraduate and graduate level in college,was recently chosen as a contestant on the well-known game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire. Hans Von Walters appearance on Millionairewill be broadcast on WTOG Channel 44 at 9 a.m. today. Local listings can be found at http://dadt.com/milliona ire/listings/ Von Walter attended Walker Academy from kindergarten through 10th grade before transferring to a boarding school in Georgia his final two years of highs chool. The biochemistry major has accomplished a number of great things over the past few years including acceptance into medical school at Loma Linda Universityi n California in addition to finishing third in the 2010 college tournament on Jeopardy! Von Walter will now take the spotlight Locals quest to be millionaire airs today Von Walter already starred on Jeopardy! in 2010 Playoff boundL ady Red Devils top LP t o advance to district final SPORTS, 1BCleaning with a plan O rganize your approach t o kitchen cleaning SPORTS, 1B By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c firstname.lastname@example.orgS EBRING Many swear ghosts haunt some city streets. Shhh,didnty ou just hear rustling behind your b ack? Oh no. There it is again. Okay,so youre dubious. That rustling is probably just a cat in the trash,you say but,can you really be sure? Find out first hand when volunteers from the Little Highlands Theatre lead lovers of the theater on dramatic guided tours at 6:30 p.m.a nd 8 p.m. today through Sunday. The question is:Will everyone return safely,or will someone disappear without a trace,adding a new horror story to the citys eerie reper-t oire? In case Sebrings ghosts arent e nough to entice you,and youre not afraid of vanishing into the mist, H LT is adding a new element in honor of the Centennial a murder mystery. One dark and stormy night (or was it a beautiful morning) 100 years agoi n Sebring,Pearl found her father, Jeb Taylor,brutally murdered. He was seated at his table next to the window,stabbed while counting his money. The challenge of those who take the tour,said Vanessa Logsden, News-Sun staffSEBRING The Highlands County Sheriffs Office recently participated in the statewide Florida Sheriffs Task Force Operation Felon Sweep.The focus was on removing violent felons and felons with outstanding warrants off the streets. Highlands County was one of 43 sheriffs offices that participated in the operation,which resulted in 11,857 felons being arrested statewide. Operation Felon Sweep consisted of three phases. The first was from Sept. 28 to Oct. 6; the next was Oct. 7-14 and the final phase was Oct. 15-22. During the operation,the HCSO focused on prescription drug abuse and obtaining prescriptions by fraud. There were 143 felons arrested in Highlands County during the three phases and 30 of those arrests involved charges surrounding prescription drug abuse and fraud. Felon Sweep nets 143 arrests Courtesy photo H ans Von Walter and Merideth Vieira on t he set of Who Wants to be a Millionaire? C ANDIDA TE P ROFILE By BARRY FOSTER Special to the News-SunSEBRING Former assistant county administrator June Fisher took over the job on a full-time basis Wednesday morning.She was vaulted into the position following a vote Tuesday night,when a 4-1 majority of Highlands County commissioners ignored requests to scale back her contract offer in light of a pressing budget year. Commissioner Don Elwell supported the choice of Fisher,but raised a number of concerns ranging from terms of her severance package to her salary. Elwell first questioned a generous 20week severance package noting it was Fisher hired as county administrator Fisher S ee VON,page 7A See FISHER,page 6A See FELON,page 5A PAGE2A See GHOST,page 5A Courtesy photo Greg Harris is running for re-election to the county commision District 5 seat. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comSEBRING Greg Harris is running for re-election to the county commissions District 5 seat. Harris was elected in 1210 to replace Guy Maxcy,an 18-year veteran of the county commission who resigned to run for tax collector and lost. Harris arrived in Highlands County with his father when he was 16. His father came to develop the Country Club of Sebring and Harris has carried on since. He has served as the Sebring Chamber of Commerces CEO and president and been the executive director of the Highlands Family YMCA since 2011. Harris said,ve learned a lot in the Harris says budget will remain biggest challenge See HARRIS,page 5A
C M Y K Bob Bagosy will always remember the day his 19year-old son, Tommy, toldh im he was joining the United States Marine Corps. I said OK, lets talk about this, Bob, who was living in Delaware, recalled. W hen Bob said he wanted to talk, he meant it. Not only w ould he drive down to Florida, where Tommy was living, but the father and son w ould also make two key stops during a subsequent drive up the east coast. The first was South Carolinas Parris Island, where thou-s ands of Marine recruits endure boot camp each year. I dropped him off and left for an hour, Bob said. He got back in the car ands aid I can do this. Before endorsing T ommys decision, Bob had something else to show him. The second stop was Arlington National Cemetery, because I wanted him to see the other half of the military, Bob said. A fter seeing the majestic white headstones that mark the hallowed resting spots of so many American heroes, Tommy turned to his father. If I die, I want to have the biggest tombstone available, the teenager said. ommy, you wont get any bigger than Arlington, his dad replied. I n 2006, Sgt. Tommy Bagosy deployed to Iraq, where he helped find enemy improvised explosive devices (IEDsb esieged city of Fallujah. It was a tough deployment. best friend took his patrol one night, Bob said. The guy hit an IED andd ied. ommy blamed himself a nd said it should have been him. D uring their first visit after Sgt. Bagosys return, the Marines parents realized why their sons wife, Katie, was insisting that Iraqs hor-r ors had changed her husband. He turned to me in a restaurant and said you know dad, I killed peopleo ver there, Bob said. Tommy was suffering from headaches, flashbacks, and insomnia. According to his father, traumatic brain injury (TBI matic stress (PTS Iraq deployment caused the symptoms. The Marine was p rescribed medication and t ried to live a normal life w ith his wife and two children. In 2009, Tommy deployed to Afghanistan after renewing his military contract. While admiring his sons bravery, Bob was also concerned about the lingering effects of TBI and PTS. ButT ommy served honorably in A fghanistan, particularly while taking enemy fire during an ambush. He got his second comb at action ribbon for that, B ob said. He never mentioned a word about it. Not long after Tommys November 2009 return, Bob learned his son was againo verwhelmed by violent h eadaches and nightmares, prompting more psychological treatment. When Tommy called home on May 9, 2010, the Marine was at at ragic crossroads. He was in absolute tears and told his mother he didnt know what was going on,B ob said. He was all jumbled up in his head. T he next day, Sgt. Bagosy, 25, fled a hospital Page 2ANews-SunFriday, October 26, 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 Oct. 24 81121262838x:5Next jackpot $15 millionOct. 20 162526274053x:3 Oct. 17 2916183446x:3 Oct. 24 617192433 Oct. 23 410242833 Oct. 22 56173134 Oct. 21 27242730 Oct. 24 (n 1049 Oct. 24 (d 9180 Oct. 23 (n 0130 Oct. 23 (d 1167 Oct. 24(n 14 8 Oct. 24 (d 423 Oct. 23(n 799 Oct. 23 (d 664 Oct. 23 31727407 Oct. 19 202630409 Oct. 16 1523323312 Oct. 12 222326283 Oct. 24 318212350 PB: 4Next jackpot $100 millionOct. 20 421283144 PB: 10 Oct. 17 17102342 PB: 35 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d daytime drawing, (n nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball Lottery Center Construction closes part of U.S. 27SEBRING Aportion o f U.S. 27 southbound lane at 2815 U.S. 27 South will be down to two lanes as necessary from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. ExcavationP oint Inc. will be constructing U.S. 27 entrance for new Checkers Restaurant. Lane closure signs will be posted whenl ane is closed. For further information, contact Excavation Point Inc. at 471-1997.A MVET Ladies plan Halloween partyS EBRING AMVET Ladies Auxiliary will host a Halloween party on S aturday at the post. Adinner consisting of bratwursts a nd sauerkraut will be from 5-7 p.m. There will be prizes for the costumes,g ames, a 50-50 drawing, a booze basket and music by D i Ann. All members and guests are invited to join in the fun.Trick or Treat set for Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID Trick or Treat will occur from7 :30-9:30 p.m. Saturday in Lake Placid. Extra police o fficers will be on duty to make it a safe event.LPPD offers monthly classesLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Police Departmentw ill host its monthly CPR class at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. Sign up at the police department or call and reserve a spot. T he First Aid class will follow one week behind at 5 :30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6. The First Aid class is notb eing offered every month so sign up while you can.Arts benefit from Drive One 4 UR SchoolAVON PARK Ford Motor Company and Bill Jarrett Ford are partneringt o help raise up to $8,000 in support of Avon Park High Sschool Art, Chorus, Drama and Band as part of the Drive One 4 UR School program. Members of the l ocal Avon Park communi ty w ill have the opportunity to raise money for the Fine Arts Program by test driving a Ford, Lincoln or Mercury vehicle. The one-day event takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Bill Jarrett Ford. Ford Motor Company and Bill Jarrett Ford will donate $20 to APHS for every person from a uniqu e household who test drives a 2013 Ford vehicle, includi ng the new Ford Escape. The organization will beu sing the proceeds for m aterials and experiences for the fine arts classes an d students. Each test drive will last a pproximately five minutes. Participants must be 18 or older and have a valid driver's license. Lim it o ne test drive per household.Masonic District plans Child ID eventSEBRING Masonic District 25 will do a Child ID for children up through 1 8 years of age at Spring Lake Community Center from 11-3 p.m. Saturday. This is free of charge. You get a CD with yourc hilds pictures, voice, fin p erprints, emergency information and D.N.A. hotline. F or more information, c all Ross Canright at 4520346.Political group plans Candidates R allySEBRING The members of the Rosa Parks Political Coalition would like to invite the residentso f Highlands County to a ttend an upcoming C andidates Rally. This rally will be held at the corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Grand Avenue (across fro m Bountiful BlessingC hurch). It will be from 2 6 p.m. Saturday. The rally is to introduce t he members of the voting public to the candidates that are currently running for public office in A heros last stop CO MMUNITYBR IEFS C ontinued on page 5A Photo courtesy of Anne Cady U .S. Marine Sgt. Tommy Bagosy, 25, served in Afghanistan and Iraq before committing suicide on May 10, 2010, at Camp Lejeune, N.C. He is buried in Section 59 of Arlington National Cemetery. Special to the News-SunSEBRING Positioned every first Saturday in November, the Sebring Fine Arts and CraftsF estival is a great place to start out holiday shopping. The 46th annual festival will feature artists from around the U.S. displayingt heir art in several mediums including painting, photography, wood work-i ng, ceramics pottery, fabric, metal and garden art. Plan now to attend the f estival on Saturday, Nov. 3, on the Circle in historic d owntown Sebring. This years festival will include the popular ChildrensS treet with a tent for childrens activities, Culinary S treet with an array of food vendors, local businesses featured on the Chamber of Commerce Street and, of course, the Circle ofA rtists, filled with the fine artists and crafters who h ave made this festival a premier venue, attended by some 15,000 visitors annu-a lly. e are thrilled to host t he 46th annual art festival that is well-known for bringing fine arts and c rafts to Floridas Heartland and Downtown Sebring, said Jeri Wohl, Highlands Art League board member and festivald irector. We are expecting a full show with amazing art at the perfect time of year to purchase holiday gifts. S ponsors include Alan Jay Automotive, Kahn C itrus Management, Highlands IndependentB ank, Heartland National Bank, Bill Jarrett FordMercury, Colston Engineering, Heartland Real Estate Corp., AllisonW illey (realtor Electric Cooperative, Cliffton Larson Allen, Progress Energy, South Florida State College,M illers Central Air, Florida Hospital Heartland, Gene Brenner Pottery Studio, Souther Sign Co., Highlands Today, Frames & Images and the Highlands County CVB. Aspecial thanks to Wauchula State Bank, Jack Rhine Insurance, Koch Construction, Rotary Club of Sebring, Blackman Properties, Alligator Antiques, Crutchfield Groves, McCracken Farms and Jimmy The Greek Restaurant. For more information, call the Highlands Art League at 385-6682 or visit www.HighlandsArtLeague .org/. Co-sponsored by the Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA The Highlands Art Leagues Village Where Art Lives is located at the Allen Altvater Cultural Center in Downtown Sebring on the shores of Lake Jackson. The Village consists of four buildings: The Yellow House Gallery & Gift Shop features studio artists and members gallery; the Visual Arts Center houses art classes for children and adults; MOTAfeatures curated exhibits, art competitions and receptions; and the Clovelly House that is undergoing final renovations and will house visiting artists, as well as art business classes for high school students. For more information about HAL, visit www.HighlandsArtLeague .org/. F ine Arts & Crafts Festival is Nov. 3 Special to the News-SunTALLAHASSEE Eric T. Zwayer, Tax Collector for Highlands County, has earned a special designation for excellence in the field of financial operations. Ajudging panel performed a detailed review of the Tax Collectors financial records, practices and use of technology in considering Zwayer for the honor. The Legacy Award is one of the highest achievements the Florida Tax Collectors Association can award a local Tax Collector, said FTCAPresident Maloy of Leon County. The judging process was arduous and included a detailed review of the financial functions of the Tax Collectors Office. I am very proud to say that Honorable Zwayer has earned the designation. He represents the very top echelon of elected officials. Last year, Zwayer earned the Excellence in Financial Operations Award after demonstrating proficiency in four areas of expertise: Innovation & Automation; a Perfect Annual Audit Report; Customer Focus; and Budgeting. For the 2012 Legacy Award, Zwayer demonstrated that the office had further enhanced its financial operations. Afive-person judging panel made up of government financial executives from throughout Florida reviewed the Tax Collectors processes as related to the four areas of competency. The citizens of Highlands County can be very proud of Honorable Zwayer for the award-winning manner in which he operates the Tax Collectors Office, Maloy said. The panelists review of his office went far and above reviewing his perfect audit report. The review included methods utilized by Honorable Zwayer to deliver service to the people he serves and consideration of the technological innovations he has developed and put into place. Florida Tax Collectors collect and distribute over $27 billion in local public funds each year. Tax Collectors carry out State of Florida work at the local level on behalf of Floridas citizens. Zwayer honored by fellow tax collectors Zwayer See TOMMY, page 5A
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 26, 2012Page 3A GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 10/26/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 5 5 2 2 5 5 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgA VON PARK City manager Julian Deleon announced Tuesday that Avon Park has received some excellent news. The city has been awarded a $101,000 grant from theD epartment of Environmental Protection to be used for analysis and evaluation in planning upgrades to the citys wastewater treatment system. A von Park has received similar FDEPgrants in the past, Deleon said. A ctual improvements, based on this preliminary survey, could be funded through grants or low-interest loan funding, Deleon said. While a particular project has not y et been chosen, he added there are four possibilities. One idea is to reclaim water. This treatment process converts regular wastewater to irrigation-q uality water. Other ideas are to buy additional land to expand the treatment plants p ercolation system, make improvements in water transmission or rehabbing the master lift sta-t ion. Water reclamation is the leading choice because in April 2012 Gov. Rick Scott signedl egislation forbidding water management districts from forcing utilities or municipalities to sell watert hey had treated. The goal is to encourage investment in reclamation plants so the treated water can be used for commercial and residential irrigation.T he large purpose is to save water. Whatever the city decides, it has a strict timeline to follow. The completed application must be fully executed and signed within2 10 days of the FDEPs public hearing of Oct. 10, (Feb. 2, 2013The fully executed agreement is dueM ay 8, 2013. If the deadlines are not met, the city loses the grant. Once the projects planning is complete, Robert Holmden, chief oft he FDEPs Bureau of Water Facilities Funding, told the city it may apply for a grant to fund building the plant, but he warned that there is no guarantee of getting ac onstruction grant. AP wins grant to study upgrades to water system Deleon Special to the News-SunSEBRING The A lzheimers Association Florida Gulf Coast Chapter i s inviting Highlands and surrounding county residents to unite in a move-m ent to reclaim the future for millions by participating i n the Alzheimers Association Walk to End Alzheimers. Circle Park will be the site of the walk as registra-t ion begins at 8 a.m. Saturday and the walk b egins at 9 a.m. Walk to End Alzheimers is more than a walk. It is ane xperience for 200 participants in Highlands, Glades, H ardee, and Hendry counties who will learn about Alzheimers disease and h ow to get involved with this critical cause, from advocacy opportunities, the latest in Alzheimers research and clinical triale nrollment to support programs and services. Each walker will also join in a meaningful ceremony to honor those affect-e d by Alzheimers disease. Alzheimers disease is a g rowing epidemic and is now the nations sixth-leading cause of death. A s baby boomers age, the number of individuals livi ng with Alzheimers disease will rapidly escalate, increasing well beyondt odays estimated 5.4 million Americans living with A lzheimers. In addition to the Walk, participants will enjoy entertainment and a special tribute to those who havee xperienced or are experiencing Alzheimers. Join a t eam at alz.org/walk. There has never been a greater need for the citizenso f Highlands, Glades, Hardee and Hendry C ounties to join in the fight against Alzheimersdisease by participating in Walk to E nd Alzheimers, said Gloria J.T. Smith, president and CEO, Florida Gulf Coast Chapter of the Alzheimers Association. Funds raised will provide care and support services to the 5,423 residents of Highlands and surrounding counties living withA lzheimers, while also contributing to advancing c ritically-needed research Alzheimers walk steps off Saturday Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876 B y BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING There have been a bunch of the nationst op anglers in Highlands County this week. Teams c ompeting in a new television series entitled Major League Fishing descended on LakeI stokpoga this past weekend in search of points and airt ime. Highlands County reportedly is one of the surprise l ocations used as one of variables which are part of the show. Major League Fishing is a combination of an angling competition and ar eality series which currently is in its second season. In addition to the short notice on each particular location, anglers are given no practiced ays, there are computer generated real time leaderboards o n each boat and there is no limit on the number of fishw eighed. s the better fisherman? The guy who catches one 20-pound bass, or the one who catches four 5pounders? asked RandyC oleman, spokesman for MLF. C oleman explained the program is a fishing competition interwoven with storiesf rom within two professional groups, each with a similar g oal: to present the sport of competitive professional bass fishing in a way that the v iewing public has never seen before. He complimented Highlands County for what he termed extraordinary coop-e ration and general niceness. The experience we have had here has been just phenomenal, he said. Coleman said that the area a lready has had exposure to a s who of professional a nglers, most of whom had never had even heard of LakeI stokpoga. e have two Florida anglers whod heard of the p lace but most of these guys are getting a taste of a new world this week and theyree njoying the heck out of it, Coleman said. O ne of the up-sides of being a stop on the tour is that MLF wants to make the locat ion look good, something that is beneficial both to Highlands County and to the show. Additionally, the goal is to drive traffic to the areaf rom those who view the program. In addition to thanking the county, Coleman said the production had received supportf rom the Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission. I think the FWC likes what we are doing from ac onservation standpoint, he said. As part of the deal, H ighlands County will receive promotional television spots that will be airedd uring the program. Professional angler Boyd D uckett, who helped originate the series, will be one of the stars of Highlands C ountys commercial message. One of the features here is your wonderful golf courses. I dont know if they intendedf or me to land a bass with a nine iron or kill one with one of my swings, he joked. The Highlands County stop on the tour is slated to bes hown on the Outdoor Channel sometime during the s econd quarter of next year. An extended broadcast of thep rogram also will be offered on the Internet. Major League Fishing comes to Istokpoga Show to air on Outdoor Channel next year By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comAVON PARK Monday the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce will hold a candidate forum at the city council chambers on Pine Street. Laura Wade, director of the chamber, will be moderating the event, and Steve Maxwell will act as official timer. Questions were solicited in advance and will be read to the candidates. Submissions came from business owners, chamber members, and even from some of the candidates themselves. Each candidate will have to answer every question asked. Candidates will take turns answering first. Wade said the forum begins at 6 p.m. and is expected to last until 7:30 p.m. There will probably be about eight or 10 questions asked depending on the time, Wade said. Some questions will be restricted to one minute answers, others to two minutes. Each candidate has two minutes at the end to make a closing statement. Wade hopes for a large turnout. The election is one week and a day from Monday. The municipal election is non-artisan. Three seats are in contention. Five candidates are running for them. The top three vote getters are elected to the council. Brenda Gray, Terry Heston and Paul Miller are the incumbents. Garrett Anderson and Jim Bernard are the two challengers. AP Chamber candidate forum set for Monday Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Supporters of three Florida Supreme Court justices seeking up-or-down retention votes on Nov. 6 say theyre now less worried about losing due to public indifference. They had feared a repeat of what happened in Iowa two years ago. Thats when a late infusion of money helped defeat three Iowa justices over a 2009 ruling that legalized same-sex marriage in that state. Former state Sen. Alex Villalobos said fears of such a stealth attack eased after Sept. 21. Thats when the Florida Republican Party came out in opposition to the justices. Villalobos newspaper editorial boards that once ignored the issue began criticizing the GOPfor its stance while lawyers and others began writing checks and volunteering to help the justices. Justices supporters say fears are easing
C M Y K When it comes to igniting an inferno,Molotov c ocktails have nothing on race.Recently,a firestorm blazed after the state Board of Education revealed new math and reading targets that u se race to set student performance goals. B y 2018,the board expects 74 percent of black students a nd 81 percent of Hispanic students to be grade-level r eaders. Thats far short of t he 88 percent of white stud ents and 90 percent of Asian s tudents the board counts on h itting that benchmark. Likewise,math proficiency g oals are pegged to race. Board officials insist d iverse goals simply a cknowledge that because of m yriad socio-economic factors students come to school d ifferently equipped. Critics rightly consider s tratified targets insulting a move that channels what f ormer President George W. Bush famously called the the soft bigotry of low expectations. Florida was among 33 states and the District of Columbia granted exemp-t ions from the No Child Left Behind law to set their own accountability goals. Just as haveVirginia and Washington,D.C.,the Sunshine States taking heatf or setting different racebased interim goals. As A ndrew Rotherham of the nonprofit Bellwether Education Partners correctlyo bserved in a recent Washington Post op-ed,such m oves send a message to students of together and unequal. Originally under NCLB, states tracked groups,but setb lanket goals. Feeling the heat,Rick S cott,Floridas education governor,stopped,dropped, and rolled away from the odi-o us policy. He wisely called for more f ocused efforts to lift every student to success. The plan, he said,did not clearly artic-u late our shared commitment to fully close that achievem ent gap for all students, regardless of race,geography,gender or other circumstance. In the boards defense, C hairman Gary Chartrand argues that we have to acknowledge that there are different starting points among groups of students today. T rue,an inescapable reality that demands considerat ion. Not a fiat for goals steeped in racial fatalism. A wiser plan would i nvolve setting common targets that assume minority and p oor students can pass state tests at the same rates as otherswhile providing substantially more support to these students and theirs chools,Rotherham noted. What a concept:fortifying s tudents who need help to speed their progress rather than stigmatizing them. I n its march to close the racial gap,the board would b e wise to walk back from race-based targets. Goals that suggest to m inority students that the s tate,while rooting for them, i snt confident they can scale t he mountaintop alongside t heir peers. An editorial from the Orlando Sentinel. ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. email@example.comDAN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org ADVERTISINGV ICKIE JONESExt. email@example.comMITCH COLLINSExt. firstname.lastname@example.org B USINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONE xt. email@example.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page 4ANews-SunFriday, October 26, 2012www.newssun.com In 2013 the Florida of the historical record from Ponce De Leon onward turns 500 years old. Thats five-zero-zero, a s in,half a millennium. When you consider that the United States,at 236 years of age and counting, is less than half that,this becomes a birthday that needs a unique celebration. Of all the episodes within Floridas five centuries,p erhaps the most breathtaking is a walk taken by a pair of Spanish explorers, including one Alvar Nunez, whom his friends teasingly called Cabeza de Vaca. A lvars ship sailed from Cuba and landed near T ampa Bay,only six years into Floridas history. There were problems,their ships wrecked,and so he a nd a companion had to s urvive by walking walking north to what is now Tallahassee,and then w est,to Mexico. They walked,from Tampa to Mexico. Although the premise is fantastic,it is historically true,and Alvar wrote a book about it,Adventures i n the Unknown Interior of A merica,which is still in print. Florida is the stagecenter star of his story. F or next years 500th,an i ntrepid way to cheer, toast,honor,or just learn more about Florida,is tod raw inspiration from the way Alvar experienced our Great American Peninsula. Are you active and a dventurous? Parts of A lvars voyage read like the script of an island surv ival show. He ran headl ong through hardwood forests,he fished with his hands in marshes,he waded the ApalachicolaR iver,near Chattahoochee. Have you not yet camped in Floridas statep arks? Alvar did,more or l ess,spending score upon score of evenings,both humid and cool,sleeping under Florida stars,roasti ng clams over,sometime s, big bonfires and,othert imes,small pits of softly glowing coals. Or have you ever wondered what waits to be discovered in Floridas breadbox,that rectangleo f territory north of Orlando,south of G ainesville,and inland from Tampa and Daytona? This is a swath of shim-m ering lakes,curious black bears,pistachio green m osses,and roiling black bass,with much of the landscape left just as it was when Alvar passed through. I f none of these experiences sound quite right, p erhaps you are a people person. Alvar was. Along his walk he met hundreds,m aybe thousands,of original Floridians. Friendly a nd unfriendly,workers and chiefs alike,meat eaters and fish eaters,ands urely,clumsy but lovable types with leftover berry juice on their buckskins. If y ou enjoy meeting other Floridians and learning w hether the same sights, scents,and sounds of Florida fascinate them also, then,like Alvar,you are an explorer in your own right. O r maybe,just maybe, youll take it easier,and ring in this biggest birthday Florida has ever seen, and will ever see,for a further 500 years,by reading Alvars story,or by readingi t aloud to some children you know. A s for me,how will I celebrate Florida at 500? Thats easy,Im with Alvar. Michael Cavendish is a memb er of Leadership Florida. He is writing an online journal of life in Florida, acrossflorida.org. Im with Alvar, celebrating Floridas 500th year Guest Column Michael Cavendish Help minority students, dont stigmatize them Nit-pick and visioningEditor: I do not know Don Elwell nor June Fisher. Everything I have heard and readm she is a remarkable person honest,hard working,familiar with the community. It appears Mr. Elwell would rather go for a nation-wide search. Waste taxpayers funds. Then he wants to have a visioning session. I have no idea what that is and I do not intend to waste any time finding out. Mr. Ewell is a big man. It is time to grow up. Earn the respect and trust that your constituents elected you to do. You may think it is cute to nit-pick and visionize. Thank goodness that we have at least four more sensible commissioners on the board. Take my advise,grow up and grow into the position that your constituents expect of you. Joseph J. Oros. SebringA drain in bay head can cause low lake levelsEditor: In a recent editorial,I read that sometimes we can benefit from the knowledge of past generations. A number of years ago,my late father,Ross Johnson,who loved to fish Little and Big Lake Jackson, became perturbed because the water levels dropped lower than what he felt the lack of rain fall would cause. The water moccasins swimming between his legs or the gators watching him from a distance did not defer his wade fishing in Big Lake,but when he could no longer get his boat under the bridge into Little Lake Jackson,it spurred him into action. My dad noticed the bay head that leaves Little Lake Jackson and flows pretty much concurrently with Jackson Creek. It goes behind the Pizza Hut and winds all the way past Skipper Road and areas below.At that time,there was a peat mining company that had dug a tremendous hole from which they had dug out the peat. In order to be able to do this,they were pretty much 24-7 pumping water from that hole into Jackson Creek through a very large conduit. Now anybody who has ever had a leak in their roof knows that once water finds a path,the flow increases quickly. Bay heads can transport very large amounts of water through seepage and is exactly what was happening to the two lakes. After discovering what was causing the lake level problem,my dad had a hard time getting anyone to do anything about it. Eventually though,the pumping ceased. Today,what was a big hole in the ground is now a nice gated community on a fairly good-sized lake. Can you imagine how much the water level on Lake Jackson and Little Lake Jackson would rise if you poured that lake back into the Jackson lakes? I dont know if anyone is now doing any kind of operation that would drain that bay head,but if they are,the water level on the lakes would come back up some with good rain fall,but not like it should. That bay head will have to resaturate itself and that takes a good bit of time and rains. Incidentally,I hope theres a nice lake in Heaven and if there is, I know who is out there fishing on it today. Larry Ross Johnson SebringIs statistic true, or a scare tactic?Editor: I refer you to the Sunday,Oct. 14 edition of the News-Sun,page 5b. Thereon is an advertisement that I think requires verification.I know this is election time and we the people are being fed all kinds of things for facts that are not facts. However,when a private organization stretches the truth this much they should correct their wording.Either that,or point out to me where my misinterpretation rests. According to that ad,24 persons a day die from a skin cancer in Highlands County. Is this true or is it a scare tactic? Jim White SebringCommon sense should have been usedEditor: This letter is about the young man who dyed his hair pink to support his family and the month for fighting cancer and bringing awareness to its cause and the principal who brought down the book on him,so to speak. I find it quite ironic that the principal stated that although this is a rule he broke,he allowed exceptions to it in allowing small strands of pink to be worn by others in the school. This is reverse discrimination and the principal is wrong to make the child an example when the boy was doing the absolute right thing in supporting his family,supporting his community and supporting the awareness of the scourge of cancer to other kids around him ... not to mention making them aware that this has affected his own family and life. What better way to bend a rule than for the right reasons. This is one such time that the principal seems to have overlooked in his zealous stance. Rules are not laws and this child had no intentions of using this act to interrupt classes or the school,but to be a positive force in an issue that many are fighting against in our own communities and family.A simple word by the principal over the loud speaker down-playing the positive act by this child to the other students addressing the one time issue for a good cause would have been the sane thing to do and would have made this a win-win situation for all involved. It seems common sense was not had on the part of the administration on that day.And to Michael Doty and his family personally, Thank you for standing up to cancer,with your family and for your community. Gingerlee Mitchellindo SebringFocus on the good, not the bad possibilitiesEditor: I recently read an editorial about Swamp Hammock that went through all of the badthings that will happen when they open. Last time I checked no one can tell what the future will hold. This is a group who is willing to put theirself on the line to bring new activities to Sebring. This will help keep money in our community and promote economic growth. In a time of economic downslide that we have been in over the last few years,we should commend these innovators not condemn them for something that mighthappen. Bad things happen every day in all kinds of communities,big and small,rich and poor,rual and urban. Lets try to promote the good things that happen and hopefully the badthings will become less prevelent. Dalne Kennedy Sebring LETTERSPOLICYMake 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.Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954;or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org Letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months.Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun
C M Y K executive director of the HLT,is to meet the spirits of those who were that fateful evening,and using what they learn to determine who the murderer is. Correct answers will be put into the hat,and one pulled for a prize. The walk itself,Logsden said,is about a mile long with designated stops. Tickets for fear seekers 13 and older are $12 in advance,$15 at the door; children 5-12 can take the tour for $7 early,$10 at the door. Children under 5 walk for free. For those who do not care to walk there is a special, one-time-only performance of The Ghost of Jeb Taylor in the Thakker Pavilion behind the main theater on Sunday.The show starts at 8 p.m. Save $3 by buying your ticket in advance. For tickets and information,call 382-2525,or visit www.highlandslittletheatre.o rg/. Carolinas Camp Lejeune, where he was being held for treatment. After a brief pursuit by military police, Tommy shot himself in the head. e dont know if he felt like he was being chased by the Taliban,Bob said. But in that one moment of insanity,he just pulled the trigger. For Tommys loved ones, the last two-plus years have been filled with painful questions. I know the who,what, w here,when,and how,Bob said. But the why has been eluding me. Bob,who served in the Marine Corps Reserve,doest blame the military for his sons suicide. While searching for answers about Tommys death,the grieving father is proud of his sons life,and particularly his service in Afghanistan and Iraq. On Memorial Day,Bob visited Tommys grave in Section 59 of ArlingtonN ational Cemetery,one section over from many of Americas most celebrated post-9/11 heroes. I looked over (at Section 60) and there were people on lawn chairs ... it was like a community there,Bob said. ommys buried with a lot of honored people,but theres nobody there from Iraq and Afghanistan. While Bob supports his daughter-in-las efforts to moveTommys grave to Section 60,he also remem-b ers the wisdom he once imparted to his son. When it comes to a final place of rest,it doesnt get any bigger than Arlington. He wanted a big tombstone,Bob said. And he got one. To find out more about Tom Sileo, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 26, 2012Page 5A MARTIAL ARTS (pp top of page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 8 8 7 7 0 0 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 2 2 9 9 9 9 PAGE, WILLIAM J.; 5.542"; 3"; Black; main a; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 4 4 0 0 1 1 Continued from page 2A Tommy gets his big tombstone: Arlington By SAMANTHA GHOLAR email@example.comS EBRING Trick or treaters will fill the streets tomorrow evening looking for candy and treats in their Halloween best. Each cityh as designated Halloween trick or treating to take place 6-9 p.m. Saturday all over Highlands County. Ghouls and princess, h eroes and animals will come a knockinon doors with open bags and buckets to fill. Trick or treating is an exciting and fun adventure eachy ear for little ones but parents should always be sure to take necessary precautionsw hile out and about with enthusiastic young ones. Several tips can be foll owed to ensure trick or treaters have an enjoyable a nd safe Halloween night:Costume safety Add reflective tape to costumes and trick-or-treat bags. Use flame-resistant cost umes. Use face makeup in p lace of masks. This allows for better eyesight.While out Pre-plan a route. Be s ure everyone knows where you are going. A parent or responsible adult should accompany young children. Make sure trick-ortreaters have a flashlight. Only stop at the homes that have a porch light on. Accept treats at the door,refrain from going inside an unknown residence. Use the sidewalks. Walk at the edge of the roadway,facing traffic if no sidewalk is available. Look both ways before crossing the street,cross only at the corners. Refrain from crossing yards and between parked cars. Be cautious around s trange animals,such as dogs.Greeting trick-ortreaters Be sure outdoor lights a re on. Sweep leaves from sidew alks and steps. Clear the porch/front y ard of any objects that child ren may trip over. To avoid a fire hazard, u se a glow stick instead of a c andle in jack-o-lanterns Restrain pets. Porch and outside lights should remain off if you do not plan to hand out treats. Trick-or-treating safety tips Additionally,special attention was paid to the registered sexual offenders and predators. As Sheriff in Highlands County and P resident of the Florida Sheriffs Association,I am proud of the efforts of the men and women who work so perilously to protect our citizens,Sheriff Susan Benton said in a press release. This recent operational effort shows that locally we must keep the focus on the persons and the crimes that impacto ur community the most but also display the collective capabilities statewide of the Florida Sheriff's and our ability to work together for the benefit of the entire State of Florida. A ccording to the 2011 Medical Examiners Report,of the 172,000 deaths in Florida,9,135 wered rug related deaths. The four most frequently o ccurring drugs found in decedents were alcoh ol,alprazolam,oxycodone and cocaine. Of the drugs that actually caused the most deaths,alprazolam and oxycodone were most prevalent. For the 143 people arrested on felonies,total number of charges placed were 80 felony offenses,188 felonyw arrants and 54 accompanying misdemeanor charges. Arrests were also made for aggravated battery,homicide,child abuse, firearm related crimes and felony bat-t ery. A total of 168 sexual offenders and p redators were checked during the three phases,and three were arrested for vio-l ations There were also 81 people arrested for 138 misdemeanor offenses and 70 arrested on 96 misdemeanor warrants. Continued from page 1A H ighlands County and in t he state senate and state house. This rally will give residents the chance to m eet the candidates,ask them about any issues that concern them and hear t heir responses firsthand. T his rally will also give the candidates the chance to meet their constituents and s peak to them face-to-face. Citrus Ridge chapter plans Saturday meetingLAKE WALES The C itrus Ridge Decorative A rtists chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters meets the fourth Saturday of each month at t he Lake Wales Tourist Club,205 Fifth St. N., Lake Wales. The chapter m eeting is at 10 a.m. and is followed by a painting program/workshop. Membership is open top ainters of all levels from beginner to expert. Doors open at 9 a.m. Com e e arly and enjoy coffee and goodies and opportunity to meet our members and special guests. The next meeting will b e Saturday. Maggie Anderson and Sonja Lee Sindell will teach a pena nd ink class. Contact Vicki Alley at (863 1472 for details about the class and any class fees. Continued from page 2A Special to the News-SunTALLAHASSEE If you think a Halloween costume will disguise your drunk driving,the Florida Highway Patrol has a message just for you,eep the party off the road. The Patrol joins thousands of other law enforcement and highway safety agencies across the nation this week to launch an aggressive crackdown on impaired drivers Oct. 25 through Nov. 4. The Patrol continues to make driving under the influence (DUI ment a priority,said Col. David Brierton,director of the Florida Highway Patrol. In an effort to get impaired drivers off the road,troopers will be vigilant throughout the state with an aggressive Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over crack down. To keep Halloween safe, FHP recommends these tips: Plan a safe way to get home before the festivities begin. Before drinking,designate a sober driver. If you are impaired, take a taxi,call a sober friend or family member or use public transportation to get home safely. Remember,friends don't let friends drive drunk. FHP cracking down for Halloween Metro If you are welcoming trick-or-treaters on Saturday, be sure to have your porch lights on and the walkway cleared on a ny trip hazards. CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Felon Sweep sees 143 arrests in county B enton Continued from page 1A last two years. As a commissioner,we have to know a little about a l ot of stuff. Everything comes to us. Its humbling. After making it clear he r espects county staff they do an awesome job, h e said Harris added one challenge has been to help employees change work h abits or processes. When he asks why something is done a certain way, hes told,because we always have. H arris said the county has been a pretty good steward of tax money. Wve tried to do whats best for the county. Theresa lot more to do,absolutely. A continuing challenge, he said,is the budget. I do not see a rise in ad valorem taxes,and of our $118 million budget only about $18 million is under our (the commissions)c ontrol. Wre asking department heads to cut another 10 percent. Thats hard to do. Its very,very difficult. Next year were going to look at the constitutional officers to see if they can help us. Harris said the county will have to make more cuts next year. Already money allotted to employee and commissioner training,travel expenses including mileage and the cost of certifications has been cut off,and no money goes to offset phone costs to commissioners. The task is not easy, Harris said. For one thing, the commission is leery about cutting jobs. We dont want to add to unemp loyment,Harris said. The commission is pretty much agreed,he added,that it can no longer provide funding to non-profits,even those who provide a recogn ized benefit to county resi dents. For Harris,the issue is about giving tax dollars ton on-government organizations. When it comes to charity,Harris said,It should be an individuald ecision. In terms of land ownership and free enterprise, Harris said,e had 104 a cres taken from us without compensation,so Im a big proponent of private property rights. H e added that he supported the Swamp Hammock proposed outd oor recreation club. Its his,(Gabe Whites) way to give back,Harris said. White,a retired profess ional baseball played who last pitched for the New York Yankees,is one of the partners in the project. T he people of Highlands County,Harris said,look for their elected officials to be honest,hard working and open. s an honor to be on the commission. It really, really is. Its rewarding, especially when it works for the good. Wre all in this together,he said. Continued from page 1A Harris running for re-election to county commission Ghost Tours to be held this weekend Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096
C M Y K m ore than previous administrator Rick Helms. When reminded that there would be o ne week deducted each year to a total of 10 weeks, Elwell responded that the previous two administrators didnt last buttwo years after glowingr ecommendations for the job. Further, Elwell said his conversations with Fisher indicated that she wished to retire infive orsix years. C ommissioner Barbara Stewart asked Fisher if that w as true. I will be eligible for r etirement in five years, Fisher replied. County Attorney Ross Macbeth then added that Fisher would not be entitledt o the severance package unless she was terminated without cause as was the case with the two previous administrators. E lwell then suggested commissioners consider a 90day severance package combined with a provision thatthe termination of the county administrator require a super-majority at least f our of the five votes on the commission. Aconsensusof commiss ioners then agreed they didt like Elwells suggestion. F ishers salary and benefit package wasbumped to$116,000 just 18 months ago when she became the assistant county administra-t or. Elwell asked other commissioners if they might consider just a 10 percent raise. Thatwould have started her at $128,000 annually versus the proposed $139,000 including $5,000 in deferred compensation. T he suggestion camewith an eye toward phasing in increases over the next few y ears based on performance. e paid our last administ rator $135,000, commissioner Barbara Stewart said. After looking at Ms. Fishers credentials, I think $134,000 is reasonable. C ommissioner Greg Harris was quick to agree with commissioner Ron Handley indicating he was good with the way it was written. Elwells final suggestion that the contract reference her performance of the dutiesd etailed in the job description also was shot down, with Stewart laughing at the idea t hat the CEO of the county as she put it, would even n eed a a job description. Before casting the lone negative vote to name Fisher as county administrator, Elwell emphasized his prob-l em was not withher ability to do the jobbut in trying to find a balance between fairly compensating the administrator and protecting taxpayer dollars. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, October 26, 2012www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 10/5,19,26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 9 9 0 0 4 4 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black p lus three; process, main 94821 liquors; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 2 2 5 5 4 4 Continued from page 1A Courtesy photo Nicole McGrath, 4, tries on her outfit complete with her aunts hot pink hat, in preparation for the Mad Hatter Tea P arty on Nov. 4. She is confident that the combination of b eads, gloves and hat are going to win her prizes. Special to the News-SunSEBRING Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late, theW hite Rabbit said to itself as he scurried to the rabbit hole and then disappeared. Dont be late for this very important date. There is stillt ime to purchase tickets for the Mad Hatter Ladies Lunch and Tea Party presented by Cornerstone Hospice. The event will be from 2-4 p.m.S unday, Nov. 4 at the Island View Restaurant, 5223 Sun N Lake Blvd. The tea willf eature a host of prizes for creativity in attendees hats. Tickets are $25 for ladies a nd $10 for little girls 12 and under. They are currently a vailable by calling Cornerstone Hospice at (863 291-5571 or (863 T he event will raise funds to care for patients with life l imiting illnesses in Highlands County. Since 1984, Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care, Inc., a not-for-profit, communitybased healthcare organization, has provided care and services to central Floridar esidents experiencing lifelimiting illnesses. The Mission of Cornerstone Hospice is to make quality hospice care available to allp ersons, their families, and those affected by serious illness, death and dying in our community; to advocate effectively for patients' com-f ort, dignity and choice; and to be recognized as the leading resource in clinical, ethi-c al, and spiritual issues of dying and grief. Aspecial thank you goes o ut to the events current Alice sponsors, Rep. Denise G rimsley and Positive Medical Transport. There are several sponsorship levelsa vailable that offer a range of advertising advantages. I nformation can be obtained by calling the Cornerstone Hospice Foundation in Winter Haven at (863 5571. C ornerstone Hospice planning Mad Hatter Tea fundraiser Fisher named county administrator LOS ANGELES (AP A n audit of the U.S. Department of Educations division overseeing hundreds of millions of dollars in charter school fundingh as criticized the office for failing to properly monitor how states spend the money. The report released in late September by the depart-m ents Office of the Inspector General also singled out state education departments in California, Florida and Arizona for laxm onitoring of what charter schools do with the funds and whether their expendi-t ures comply with federal regulations. The education departm ents Office of Innovation and Improvement spent $940 million from 2008 to 2 011 on charter schools, which are autonomously operated public schools. Most of the money is funneled through state educa-t ion departments, although some is given directly to charter schools. The funds are administered through competitiveg rants aimed at helping launch new charters and replicate successful charter models. The inspector general s aid the innovation office has not given proper guidance to states on monitoringt he use of the money and does not have policies to ensure that states correctedd eficiencies when they were found. A udit: US oversight of charter school funds lax Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott is canceling events on his schedule to be with his seriously ill mother. Scott on Twitter this morning asked Floridians to pray for his mother, Esther Scott. He said that she is battling an infection and is intensive care. She splits her time between Florida and Kansas City, Missouri. Esther Scott was a mainstay on the 2010 campaign trail and was featured in a television ad where she told Florida voters that her son was a good boy. Aspokeswoman for Scott says the governor is canceling events planned for both Friday and Saturday. Those events include an afternoon press conference in Tampa as well as a phone meeting with U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner. Scott gave a speech outlining his education agenda Friday morning. Gov. Scott cancels events to be with mother Scott
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 26, 2012Page 7A COMCAST-NNN; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main rhp, comcast biz; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 2 2 5 5 6 6 C OWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 10/26/12; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 5 5 2 2 6 6 on the other longtime favorite game show that will showcase his knowledge of pop culture, history, geography and random trivia for a c hance to win $1 million. The cash will definitely come in handy for the firstyear medical student, who has racked tens of thousands o f dollars in debt due to his studies. The student studies trivia regularly and after his a ppearance on Jeopardy, Von Walter has made his way into a trivia group with closek nit ties to the shows allt ime winningest contestant, Brad Rutter, and other trivia e nthusiasts in Los Angeles. Von Walter will take the stage of Millionaire looking quite different than he did on Jeopardy. After much hard w ork, Von Walter has lost c lose to 60 pounds and is working to maintain his h ealthy lifestyle. Losing the weight has all k ind of culminated in being on the show, so it was a great time to be on TV, said Von Walter. Von Walters episode was filled Aug. 28. The past two months have been a whirlwind of emotions for the contestant, who has been sitting on the show and holding i nformation. He was unable to discuss his winnings prior to the show airing, but did reveal that he went into Millionaire with his own personal goal. I kind of had a semi goal in my head. I wanted to beat my Jeopardy wins, which was $25,000. Its kind of like a runner having a personal best in a relay or run, Von Walter said. P lans have already been made for the cash Von Walter w ins on Millionaire. If I won a big chunk (of money) it will go to my l oans, if I won big. If I win a little it will just go to normal stuff. Things for my mom and my apartment and gas, Von Walter said with a laugh. Gas is really expensive out here. Right now its $4.67 a gallon. I bike to class. Family members and friends joined Von Walter att he Millionaire set in New York City where he took on t he questions. Von Walter described Millionaire host Meredith Vieira as sweeta nd helpful, but admitted to being quite taken aback by t he experience. ith this one (Millionaires more of a p ersonal attempt, a personal accomplishment. On Jeopardy, I was representing my school and there was a lot of school spirit and supportt here, Von Walter explained. It was an extremely memorable experience and a complete rush. I was a bundle of nerves and its going to beo dd to watch myself on TV but I am very thankful for the o pportunity C ontinued from page 1A Von Walter goes for $1 million today Courtesy photo H ans Von Walters quest to be a millionaire will air today at 9 a.m. on WOTG Channel 44.
C M Y K B y MICHAELLIEDTKE APTechnology WriterSAN FRANCISCO M icrosoft CEO Steve Ballmer cant afford to be wrong about Windows 8. On Thursday in New York, Microsoft will unveil a dra-m atic overhaul of its ubiquitous Windows operating system. If it flops, the failure will reinforce perceptions that Microsoft is falling behind competitors such asA pple, Google and Amazon as its stranglehold on persona l computers becomes less relevant in an era of smartphones, tablets and otherm obile devices. If Ballmer is right, W indows 8 will prove that the worlds largest software maker still has the technological chops and marketing muscle to shape the future ofc omputing. This is going to be his d efining moment, said technology industry analyst Patrick Moorhead of MoorI nsights & Strategy. Ballmers legacy will be l ooked at as what he did or didnt do with Windows 8. If Windows 8 is not a success,a lot of people will be looking for Microsoft to make a change at the CEO level. W indows 8 is designed to run on PCs and tablet comp uters, heralding the biggest change to the industrys dominant operating system in at least 17 years. It also marks the first time thatM icrosoft has made touchscreen control the top priority, though the system can still be switched into the familiar desktop mode that allows for control by keyboard and mouse. B allmer sees Windows 8 as the catalyst for a new era a t Microsoft. He wants the operating system to ensure the company plays an integral role on all the important screens in peoples lives P Cs, smartphones, tablets and televisions. e are trying to re-imagine the world from the ground up with Windows 8,B allmer told The Seattle Times. He declined to be interviewed for this story. Early reaction has been mixed. Some reviewers like the way the system greets users with a mosaic of tiles displaying applications instead of relying on the desktop icons that served as the welcome mat for years. Critics say its a confusing jumble that will frustrate users accustomed to the older versions, particularly when they switch to desktop mode and dont see the familiar start button and menu. Windows 8 will hit the market backed by an estimated $1 billion marketing campaign. The advertising frenzy is just one measure of how important Windows 8 is to Microsofts future. Ballmers margin for error is slim after being consistently outpaced by Apple and Google in his nearly 13 years as CEO. During his tenure, Microsofts stock has lost nearly half its value, wiping out more than $200 billion in shareholder wealth. But the companys board hasnt expressed any public dissatisfaction with Ballmer, who is Microsofts secondlargest shareholder with a 4 percent stake worth $9 billion. Only his good friend and predecessor, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, owns more of the companys stock. Gates has a 5.5 percent stake. Since Ballmer succeeded Gates as CEO in January 2000, Microsofts annual revenue has nearly quadrupled to $74 billion and expanded into lucrative newt erritory with its popular Xbox 360 video game cons ole, which has given the company a platform for delivering services to televi-s ion sets. But Microsoft has been slow to respond to technology shifts and has made s ome costly missteps trying to catch up. S ome of the best-known blunders include the companys iPod clone, the Zune, and its $6.3 billion acquisition of Internet ad servicea Quantive. Ballmer, 56, has spent most of his life at Microsoft. He was attending Stanford Universitys graduate school of business in 1980 when Gates, a former classmate atH arvard University, persuaded him to drop out and b ecome one of the startups first 30 employees. He brought more business savvy to the operation just as the company began providing ano perating system for IBM Corp.s first personal computer. Just two weeks before Ballmer took over,M icrosofts stock reached its peak price. The dot-com bust quickly deflated that market value, and the company became locked in antitrust battles in the U.S. and Europe that distracted management for years. The biggest question hovering over Windows 8: Is it innovative and elegant enough to lure consumers who are increasingly fond of smartphones, tablets and other sleek gadgets? Those mobile devices have been setting industry standards while Microsoft engineers have spent two years designing a new operating system. And Windows 8 must address not only the upheaval in the computing market since Windows 7 came out in 2009, but also have the flexibility to adjust to future shifts in technology before Microsoft releases another version in two or three years. It doesnt seem like Microsoft is really pushing consumers into the future with Windows 8, said Forrester Research analyst Sarah Rotman Epps. What Microsoft has done is like buying a pair of shoes for a kid. The shoes may fit exactly right today, but those shoes probably wont fit six months from now Previous versions of Windows and other Microsoft products such as Office are so deeply embedded in companies and government agencies that Microsoft is still assured a steady stream of revenue from that segment of the market. That loyal base ofc ustomers is one of the reasons that Microsoft is e xpected to earn $25 billion on revenue of $80 billion in its current fiscal year endingn ext June. This isnt a company that is on the edge of extinction, l ike some people would have you think, said BGC F inancial analyst Colin Gillis. What we are seeing with Windows 8 is classic Microsoft. They let the (technology) market lead and thent hey follow But investors want to see Microsoft do something more. The nagging fear on Wall Street is that the PC industry is past its prime and heading into a graduald ecline that will pull down Microsoft, too. T he signs of decay have been proliferating since Apple released the iPad in 2010, hatching a tablet computer market that has com-b ined with an already vibrant smartphone market to siphon away technology spending that used to go toward the latest PCs. W orldwide PC sales year are expected to decline this year for the first time since 2001, according to the research firm ISH iSuppli. Its a drop of just 1 percent, but it underscores a troubling trend that has been hurting Microsoft. The shift to mobile devices has whittled Microsofts worldwide share of the computing device market from 67 percent in 2008 to about 30 percent today, estimates Forrester Research analyst Frank Gillett. Thanks to its Android software for phones and tablets, Google is now the leader with a 40 percent share of the computing device market. Apple stands at 20 percent. Analysts dont expect Microsofts corporate and government customers to immediately embrace the new system, no matter how much its hyped. About half of this traditionally cautious group of customers still havent upgraded to Windows 7. Most analysts expect companies and government to hold off on switching to Windows 8 for at least another year. Ballmer hopes to accelerate the changeover by making Microsofts Office software suite more compelling, with the help of two major acquisitions. Microsoft bought the video chat service Skype for $8.5 billion last year and in June agreed to pay $1.2 billion for Yammer, a service the builds social networking services within companies. Both are expected to become key features within Office to make ite asier for workers to connect and collaborate with their p eers and customers. Ballmer also has won praise from analysts fors triking potentially fruitful partnerships with Yahoo Inc. and Nokia. Microsoft now p rovides Yahoo with much of the same technology that r uns its Bing search engine. The Yahoo deal provides Microsoft with 12 percent of the revenue from the ads shown alongside searchr esults on Yahoos website. The Nokia alliance ensured Windows 8 would be the operating system on that companys latest line of smartphones, a potentially valuable platform if Nokia is able to regain some of the market share it has lost inm obile phones during the past five years. (Microsoft has also joined with The Associated Press to use APcontent in Windows8 news applications.) But none of that has yet restored the luster Microsoft had on Wall Street when Gates was in charge. Ballmers initially dism issed emerging threats from Google and Apple. He c onsistently pooh-poohed Google as a one-trick company during its early yearsa nd in 2007 declared: No chance that the iPhone is g oing to get any significant market share. Those were some of his biggest mistakes, detractors say. Google quickly madei mportant inroads in Internet video, online maps, email a nd mobile computing and contributed to the damage that the iPhone and iPadh ave done to Microsoft and its partners in the PC market. A pples meteoric rise has been especially painful for Microsoft. When Steve Jobsr eturned to run Apple in 1997, the company was so bad off that it needed a $150 m illion infusion from Microsoft to stay afloat. N ow Apple has a market value of $570 billion more than double Microsofts $250 billion. On Tuesday, Apple got a c hance to upstage Microsoft when CEO Tim Cook showed off the iPad Mini, a smaller and less expensive version of its top-selling tablet. Page 8ANews-SunFriday, October 26, 2012www.newssun.com h alloween safety tips; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; halloween safety tips; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 5 5 2 2 8 8 E llen Banner/Seattle Times/MCT M icrosoft CEO Steve Ballmer says his company is trying to re-imagine the world from the ground up with Windows 8. BUSINESS Windows 8: Make-or-break moment for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer N EWYORK (APA two-year prison sentence for insider trading at the height of the 2008 economic crisis, by a man whow as once one of the nations most respected business executives, is a fifth of the 10 years requested by the government and well below sen-t encing guidelines. Now, some experts are questioni ng whether its fair. Judge Jed Rakoff described the sentence and$ 5 million fine given to former Goldman Sachs and P rocter & Gamble Co. board member Rajat Gupta, 63, on Wednesday as sufficient to deter others and properly punish Gupta. At the same time, no one really knows how m uch jail time is necessary to materially deter insider trading; but common senses uggests that most business executives fear even a m odest prison term to a degree that more hardened types might not. Thus, ar elatively modest prison term should be sufficient, but not more than necess aryfor this purpose, Rakoff said. C hicago attorney Andrew Stoltmann said the sentence should have been closer to the 10 years prosecutors had recommendedb ecause Guptas crimes were more serious than those committed by Raj Rajaratnam, the billionaire hedge fund founder he tipped off. Ex-Goldman executives sentence raises some eyebrows
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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 7th day of November, 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 14, BLOCK 21, PLACID LAKES, SECTION 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 14, 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 day of 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (941 within seven (7 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 08-551 GCS THE QUINN GROUP, INC. A Florida corporation, Plaintiff(s and CARLOS MATILLA and CARLOS MATILLA UNKNOWN SPOUSE, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN PURSUANT TO A Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 10, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 08-551 GCS of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Sebring, Florida, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, of the Highlands County Courthouse located at: 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL, at 11:00 a.m. on the 7th day of November, 2012 the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 24, Block 273, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 13, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 9, at Page 71 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 11th day of October, 2012. (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 12000213GCS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 21, 2012, and entered in Case No. 12000213GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is Plaintiff, and DEBORAH K. BUDHRAJ, et al are Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m., in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 12th day of DECEMBER, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: A parcel of land in Section 5, Township 33 South, Range 28 East, Highlands County, Florida, hereinafter described; For a Point of Beginning commence at the Southwest corner of said Lot 1, WELLS ESTATES; thence run West a distance of 767.96 feet; thence run North 00 degrees 06 minutes 00 seconds West a distance of 569.30 feet; thence run South 89 degrees 43 minutes 30 seconds East a distance of 731.43 feet to the Northwest corner of Lot 3100, AVON PAR K LAKES, Unit No. 10, as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 101, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; run thence South 174.07 feet; thence run East 37.53 feet to a point on the West right of way line of Jordan Road; thence run South a distance of 393.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Parcel Identification Number: C-05-33-28-A00-0030-0000 and all fixtures and personal property located therein or thereon, which are included as security in Plaintiff's mortgage. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Florida, this 21st day of September, 2012. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k As Deputy Clerk I f you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (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. October 19, 26, 2012 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of THE ART OF CARING located at 10414 SAGE DRIVE, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33875, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 24th day of October, 2012. Marilyn Rodriguez October 26, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000189 DIVISION: GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, RAFAEL A. ALVARADO, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated August 23, 2012 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000189 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC is the Plaintiff and RAFAEL A. ALVARADO; ANGELICA M. ALVARADO; 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 26th day of November, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 41, BLOCK 61, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 6223 ORDUNA DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33872 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 27, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11039943 GREENTREEAZ-SPECFNMA-R-jbonin-Team 2-F11039943 **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. October 26; November 2, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-396 IN RE: ESTATE OF JEFFREY ALLEN NEWTON a/k/a JEFFREY ALLEN LAWRENCE NEWTON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Jeffrey Allen Newton a/k/a Jeffrey Allen Lawrence Newton, deceased, whose date of death was June 15, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South 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 persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is October 19, 2012. Personal Representative: Darlene J. Hodder 7307 Derexa Drive Windermere, FL 34786 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870-3206 Telephone: (863 By: /s/ E. Mark Breed III Florida Bar No. 338702 E-mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org October 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 12-306-GCS U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF CREDIT SU-I SSE SEASONED LOAN TRUST 2006-1, HOME EQUITY PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SEERIES 2006-1 Plaintiff, vs. TELETRA YUSHAWN SAIFULLAH; UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF FRANCES SPEAKMAN, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; NCO FINANCIAL SYSTEMS, INC. AS ASSIGNEE OF AT & T UNIVERSAL CARD; UNKNOWN TENANT #1, UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. Notice of Action TO: UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF FRANCES SPEAKMAN, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LOCATION UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 2, BLOCK A, STEWART'S ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 11, PAGE 3, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address: 1131 LEMON ST., SEBRING, FL 33870. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Clarfield, Okon, Salomone & Pincus, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 500 Australian Avenue South, Suite 730, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, within 30 days after the date of the first publication of this notice and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on October 15, 2012. Bob Germaine Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Clarfield, Okon, Salomone & Pincus, P.L. Attorney for Plaintiff 500 Australian Avenue South, Suite 730 West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Telephone: (561 October 26; November 2, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 12-000685GCS Division: 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 Trut, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-HE6 Plaintiff Vs. MARIE PAMPHILE, et al Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant: MARIE PAMPHILE 309 RAIL AVE SEBRING, FL 33870 33 TURNER DRIVE, APT 1 FAYETTEVILLE, PA 17222 33 TURNER DRIVE, APT 2 FAYETTEVILLE, PA 17222 33 TURNER DRIVE, APT 3 FAYETTEVILLE, PA 17222 MOYENNE TELCIUS 309 RAIL AVE SEBRING, FL 33870 5113 MANATEE DRIVE SEBRING, FL 33870 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 834, OF SEBRING HILLS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 309 RAIL AVE., SEBRING, FL 33870-0137 Has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Udren Law Offices, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 4651 Sheridan Street Suite 460, Hollywood, FL 33021 on or before November 27, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30 after the first publication of this Notice in The News-Sun and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief dem anded in the complaint. You have 30 calendar days after the first publication of this Notice to file a written response to the attached complaint with the clerk of this court. A phone call will not protect you. Your written response, including the case number given above and the names of the parties, must be filed if you want the court to hear your side of the case. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case, and your wages, money, and property may thereafter be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service or a legal aid office (listed in the phone book This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 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 impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 19th day of October, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court by: By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk October 26; November 2, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000280 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR SASCO MORTGAGE L OAN TRUST 2006-WF2 Plaintiff, v. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF KRISTA R. STEPHAN, DECEASED, ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, GRANTEES, DEVISEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND CREDITORS OF KRISTA R. STEPHAN, DECEASED, AND ALL CLAIMANTS, PERSONS OR PARTIES, NATURAL OR CORPORATE, AND WHOSE EXACT LEGAL STATUS IS UNKNOWN, CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST KRISTA R. STEPHAN, DECEASED, OR ANY OF THE HEREIN NAMED OR DESCRIBED DEFENDANTS OR PARTIES CLAIMING TO HAVE ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN AND TO THE PROPERTY HEREIN DESCRIBED Current residence unknown, but whose last known address was: 9 DUKE STREET, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: LOT 13, BLOCK 7, TEMPLE TERRACE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, AT PAGE 36, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or before November 27, 2012 or within thirty (30 the first publication of this Notice of Action, and f ile the original with the Clerk of this Court at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 19th day of October, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. WITHIN TWO (2 WORKING DAYS OF YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NOTICE, PLEASE CONTACT THE COURT ADMINISTRATION OFFICE AT (863 ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, CALL TDD 1-800-955-8771 OR 1-800-955-8770 (V FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. October 26; November 2, 2012 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000818 DIVISION: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. THERESA L. SPENCE, ET AL, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION To: The Unknown Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Lienors, Creditors, Trustees, or other Claimants claiming by, through, under, or against, George H. Spence, deceased Last Known Address: Publish and Appoint GAL Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands C ounty, Florida: TRACT C, OF AVON PARK ESTATES, UNIT III, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A PERMANENT FIXTURE AND APPURTENANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS A 1999 HICK DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME BEARING IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS GAFLX35A16274HH21 AND GAFLX35B16274HH21 AND TITLE NUMBERS 008213809 AND 0082138137. A/K/A 3333 W Munson Rd, Avon Park, FL 33825-7816 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney, or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 8th day of October, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 007097f01 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act If you 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. October 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-00670 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE C ERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-6, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTOPHER GARZA-GALVAN A/K/A CHRISTOPHER GARZA A/K/A CHRIS GARZA, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendants: CHRISTOPHER GARZA-GALVAN A/K/A CHRISTOPHER GARZA A/K/A CHRIS GARZA YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOTS 123 AND 124, LAKESIDE HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 85, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 112 E. Viola Street, Avon Park, FL 33825 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Heller & Zion, LLP, Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1428 Brickell Avenue, Suite 700, Miami, Florida 33131 on or before November 20, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30 days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS-SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. 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, within two (2 receipt of this Notice of Action; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 Florida Relay Service 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 11th day of October, 2012. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk October 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-387 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ELEANOR MILEY Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Eleanor Miley deceased, File Number PC 12-387, by the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was February 24th, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $12,523.30 and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Miley Family Trust Dated May 26, 1992 121 Country Club Drive #702 Lake Placid, FL 33852 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. T he date of first publication of this Notice is October 19th, 2012. Person Giving Notice: Patrick Halpin John Halpin Patricia Crecelius SHEEHAN & CELAYA, P.A. Attorneys for Person Giving Notice 300 DAL HALL BLVD. LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 By: /s/ J. Timothy Sheehan J. TIMOTHY SHEEHAN Florida Bar No. 184165 E-Mail Addres: email@example.com October 19, 26, 2012 1050Legals 1050L egals 1050Legals Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old furniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 314-9876 Then shop till you drop!
C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, October 26, 2012www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT O F THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09001785GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-21, Plaintiff, vs. CHARLES E. ANDERSON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHARLES E. ANDERSON; JUDITH F. ANDERSON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JUDITH F. ANDERSON; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S CEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOTS 7683, 7684, 7685, 7686 AND 7687 AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT NO. 24, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 22, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on November 7, 2012. DATED THIS 11TH DAY OF OCTOBER, 2012. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 11th day of October, 2012 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 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. October 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000266 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-NC3 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES Plaintiff(s vs. WILLIAM H. HAUCK; et al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Sale will be made pursuant to an Order or Final Summary Judgment. Final Judgment was awarded on April 24, 2012 in Civil Case No. 28-2011-CA-000266, of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-NC3 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, is the Plaintiff and WILLIAM H. HAUCK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILLIAM H. HAUCK N/K/A MARY RAMOS HAUCK; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A GLORIA URBANOWSKI; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A RICHARD URBANOWSKI; AND UNKNOWN TENANT(S SION are Defendants. The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, BASEMENT, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, at 11:00 A.M. on November 7, 2012, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 358, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION A, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 46, 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 L IS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on October 15, 2012. IMPORTANT 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, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. CLERK OF THE COURT Robert W. Germaine By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-001323 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2006KS5, PLAINTIFF, VS. R OILAN RODRIGUEZ, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated and entered in C ase No. 28-2010-CA-001323 in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein U.S. Bank National Association as Trustee for RASC 2006KS5 was the Plaintiff and ROILAN RODRIGUEZ, ET AL., the Defendant(s bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 on the 16th day of November, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 18, IN BLOCK 17, OF HYDE PARK 2ND REPLAT, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation 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 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance i s less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Clerk, Circuit Court /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 26; November 2, 2012 this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call (TDD941 ice 800-955-8770. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 19, 26, 2012 1050L egalsDUMMY 2012 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00015557
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E-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mployment 1100Announcements N OTICE OF INTERNET AUCTION START DATE: October 25, 2012 at 8:00 AM E ND DATE: October 31, 2012 at 8:00 AM LOCATION: GOVDEALS.COM GOLF CARTS Pursuant to Florida Statutes and Sebring City Council polic ies, the City of Sebring, Sebring, Florida has declared various items as surplus property and have therefore a uthorized an Internet Auction to be conducted for the purpose of disposing said property. A list of surplus items & questions about the Citys Internet A uction process may be obtained from the City of Sebring P urchasing Department 368 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 between the hours of 8:30 4:30, c alling 863-471-5110, or by emailing email@example.com N ote: all property will be sold on as as is, where is basis. The City of Sebring reserves the right to add or delete i tems from GovDeals website at anytime during the Internet bidding dates above. K irk Zimmerman, CPPB Purchasing Agent City of Sebring, Florida October 24, 26, 2012 1055HighlandsCounty Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-001364 Division NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES OF BENJAMIN C. NEELY, DECEASED; COLLEEN GREENTREE AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on October 4, 2012, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: L OTS 986 AND 987, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 90, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 2120 WEST HIBISCUS R, 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 November 7, 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 9th day of October, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court B y: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 19, 26, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ase No.: 12-217-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN W. HARRIS, ALLISON L. HARRIS, and DISCOVER BANK, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Amended Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on October 17, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on November 16, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.: Lot 8, Block 32, SEBRING HILLS SOUTH, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 7, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 232 Brant Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33872 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 26; November 2, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 12-560-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. EARL E. ELLERBEE III, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint'' (the "Final Judgment''), entered in the above-styled action on October 17, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on November 16, 2012, at 11:00 a.m.: Lot 5 and Lot 6, Block 385, LEISURE LAKES, SECTION SEVENTEEN, according to the Plat thereof, recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 15, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Address: 3456 Rhododendron Road, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Tax ID No.: C-21-36-29-170-3850-0050 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk October 26; November 2, 2012 1050L egalsCHECK YOUR ADPlease check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876 L OOKING FOR AN APARTMENT? S earch the News-Sun Classifieds every S unday, Wednesday and Friday. LOOKING FOR AN APARTMENT? Search the News-Sun Classifieds every Sunday, Wednesday and Friday.AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00023845
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C M Y K Special to the News-SunCheerleading squads for the Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC 2012 Police Athletic League (PAL) Cheer-Off competition on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Fort Meade High School and Sunday, Oct. 21, at Bryant Stadium in Lakeland. The competition began at 9 a.m. when a total of 39 squads from Polk and Highlands County participated in the Semifinal round of competition in the Flag, Mighty Mite, Pee Wee, Junior Varsity and Varsity divisions. The Highlands Eagles had squads participating in the Flag, Pee Wee and Varsity division of the completion. Each squads performance included a cheer and dance as part of their routine. The Lady Eagles performed well and gathered together in a u-shaped formation at the end of the competition to await the final results. The girls were very eager with anticipation after working so hard over the past few weeks to prepare for this night. The scores were tallied by the judges and the results of the Semifinals were soon revealed. The Flag Division team, lead by head coach Roxanne Meixner and assistant Jessica Cabrera, placed 7th in their division missing making the top six by 0.3 points The Pee Wee squad, lead by head coach Sam Pollard and assistant Lainie Machia were awarded 5th place and the team in the Varsity Division, lead by head coach Krystal Garza and assistant Anna Brubaker were awarded 4th place. All of the squads were awarded necklaces with pendants for participating in the Cheer-Off and the top three squads in each division were awarded trophies. The top six squads in each division of the semifinals round would go on to day two of the competition to t he Final Championship Round. The Eagles Pee Wee and Varsity squads made the cut and were on to the final round on Sunday. The Championship round began at 10 a.m. and produced an exciting day of cheer, stunts and dance by the squads. At the end of the day the anticipation was high and so were the hopes of the Lady Eagles. The Pee Wee squad was awarded 6th place and the Varsity took 5th. The top two squads were awarded championship trophies and all the participants were awarded a championship ring. The coaches were very proud of their squads and pleased with their performances and results. All of the HYFC Board of Directors would like recognize the cheerleading coaching staff: Chrissi Merrick, B y DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgLAKE PLACID One s eason ended Tuesday n ight, while another continued on as Avon Park topped Lake Placid in four sets in the District 10-4Atournament semifinal, but there were positives all around. It really was a remarkable year, Lady Dragon h ead coach Linette Wells said afterward. We started out with pretty much a brand new team and we kept improving all season long. So too did the Lady Devils, who survived two close opening sets and rebounded from a third set loss to win going away. Im more relieved than anything, head coachS tephanie Devlin said. You never know what can happen in Districts and we havent had much luck inr ecent years. That would change this n ight, of course, though Avon Park would be tested. T hey jumped out to a 6-1 lead to get things rolling e arly, but saw a Samantha Phypers kill and Breauna Corley ace highlight a Dragon run that soon evened it at 6-6. The Devils managed to keep slim leads into the early teens, but a big Lake Placid run, sparked by two Corley kills, saw Lake Placid go up 19-15 and 22-1 6. A von Park clawed back, but stood on the brink of an opening loss at 24-22. But a key run of four straight snatched victory from the jaws of defeat for a harrowing 26-24 win. Things would play out s imilarly in the second set, though it was the Lady Dragons that opened the scoring, only to see the Devils rallying back. AMarina Torres kill and Ashley Chacon ace evened things up at 4-4 before a Jacalyn Baldwin kill aided a run that put Lake Placid up 9-6. Another Baldwin kill halted a Devil run and kepti t close at 14-13, but an Otisha Smith kill and a pair of aces from junior varsity call-up Amani Tate openedt he lead up to 19-13. The Dragons would fight b ack, with a Phypers tip closing the gap to 23-22. B ut the final two points would go to Avon Park, w ith Smith hammering home the game winner for the 25-22 win. That just shows the kind of contribuations you need, Devlin said. I brought (Tate) up for her serving. We put her in and s he gets a couple of aces. Things would turn, howe ver, as keeping things close wasnt going to satisfy this Lake Placid squad. They jumped up 7-3, though saw the Devils close to within two at 12-10. But Corley scored on an ace and kill and Shelbi B ertram added a scoring smash to push it to 18-11. A nother short run upped the ante to 21-12. Avon Park would score four of the next five points in an attempt to turn things around, but another Corley Anybody ever ask you why you fish? Its a reasonable question, given the fact that there are more non-fishermen in this country than fishermen. Years ago, Nick Lyons wrote an article for Field & Stream that I enjoyedi mmensely and have often s hared. Since this is my last column in the News-Sun, I wanted share his thoughts on fishing and fishermen What sends a person away from the comforts of his hard-earned home to f ight insects, rain, cold, and other disasters in the name of fishing? There is a curious rumor that fishing is idyllic and pastoral, that it rejuvenates the spirit and excites the blood to high adventure, that it requires high intelligence. My experience has been otherwise. Your boat leaks. It rains. You fall in the water, f reeze, boil, hook yourself, hook your partner, lose your equipment, catch the weeds, catch pneumonia, lose moree quipment, snarl the line, get bitten by flies you cant s ee, miss the big one, and hear inevitably, that you should have been here yesterday or last week or last m onth. If you return alive and sane, no one believes a word you tell them; if you stay out too long or too often, you lose your family and your job. If you dont stay out long enough, he who did will taunt you until your death that they began to bite like mad ten minutes after you left. You dont want to neglec t your wife, so you take her along: she gets bitten to shreds by blackflies and doesnt speak to you for a year. You take your children along, since youve heard that in these hard times the family that fishes together stays together: you spend all day untying knots, the kiddies fall in, you bring them home sopping wet and sneezing, and your wifed oesnt speak to you for a year. You drive 300 miles for striped bass fishing: the tides a re perfect, moon tides, but a hurricane has driven all the f ish offshore. Y ou fly to Montana in June: theres a snowstorm. You get up at 2 a.m. and collapse before you get to your pet stream. You get to your pet stream but 9 million guys have gotten there before you. SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, October 26, 2012 Page 3B Fishin Around... Don Norton Why we fish See FISH, Page 4B N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE T eresa Devlin goes up for one of her six kills Tuesday in helping the Lady Devils reach the District 10-4A championship. Lady Devils move on See AP, Page 4B Lady Panthers pick up much more than a win Courtesy photo On Tuesday, Oct. 23, the South Florida State College Lady Panther Volleyball team hosted its annual Dig Pink match to support the fight against breast cancer. Through pledges for digs, aces, kills, and blocks, t-shirts sales sponsored by SFSCs Student Government Association, concession proceeds donated by SFSC Athletics, and additional fundraising led by the Lady Panthers, the teams fundraising totaled well over its $1,500 goal in its support for a cure. The Lady Panthers defeated Indian River State College by scores of 25-21, 25-21, 24-26, 25-20 to win their final home match of the season. Courtesy photo The Highlands Youth Football Cheerleaders had a fun and successful run at last weekends Police Athletic League (PALf competition. Lady Eagles soar at Cheer competition See CHEER, Page 3B News-Sun photo by BRITTANYWHITTINGTON Lindsey Whittington and the Lady Streaks saw their season come to an end Tuesday. B y BRITTANYWHITTINGTON News-Sun correspondentL AKELAND The Lady Blue Streaks would find their season coming to an end after Tuesdays District 9-6Atournament loss to Lake Gibson at Kathleen. I felt like we were in slow motion, said head coach Venessa Sinness. We just moved very slow and were back on our heels. The Lady Streaks started off with a short run over Braves. Communication, an element that had been a difficulty for Sebring throughout the season, was not slacking at all. For the time being, the six on the court were playing in unison rather than as six individuals. The mood on the court appeared to Sebring stopped in semifinal See STREAKS, Page 4B
C M Y K Tennis Rally for the CureSEBRING The Highlands County Tennis Association is hosting the third Rally tennis event at the Thakkar Tennis Center in the Country Club of Sebring, Saturday, Oct. 27. This mens and womens doubles fun tennis event includes goodie bags, drawings, prizes and an annual subscription toa magazine of your choice with lunch provided by Chicanes. Each eight-game match will be played with a different partner against different opponents. This event is a great way for men and w omen of all ages and levels to enjoy their game, meet other tennis players and support the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation, for a registration fee of $25. T o register or for more information, call Lynda at 471-0389.Franza inductionA VON PARK 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.Plenty going on at YMCASEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis in need of donated bicycles and helmets for ages 5-12 in good condition for a bicycle safety class. The Highlands County Family YMCA is signing up youth from ages 4-14 years for the Winter Basketball League. Cost for embers is $45 and non-members $65. The YMCAhas partnered with the Champion for Children Foundation to offer Free Drowning Prevention classes for children and parents every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Pre registration required. The YMCAhas not one, but two heated pools and a splash pad for your family to enjoy. 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. Master Val Henry and Master Hank Henry, who are bringing authentic traditional martial arts Karate training to the YMCA. M aster Henry will be offering family martial arts training at the YMCAand classes will be on Tuesdays and Thursdays for both adults and children. Come try a free martial art karate class at the YMCA. The fee thereafter is only $50 per month for YMCAmembers and $60 per month for non members. For questions contact the Y at 3829622.H alloween 5KSEBRING Ridge Area Arc and MIDF LORIDAwill present a Halloween 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run on Saturday, Oct. 27, at 8:30 a.m. in Highlands Hammock State Park. T his fourth annual event, being coordinated by Chet Brojek, will benefit Ridge A rea Arc, providing opportunities for i ndividuals with developmental and other disabilities. This event welcomes the serious runners, the casual walkers, as well as Arcs special athletes. Prizes will be awarded to the overall male and female winners as well as the first, second and third place finishers in each age category and for the participants with the most money raised for the Arc. Early entry fee is $17 which includes a Dri-Fit shirt. After October 22, through race day, the fee is $25. Tee shirts can be guaranteed for early registrations only. Children 10 and under may participate for $10, but a shirt is not included. The registration fee includes admission to the park. Checks should be made payable and mailed to Ridge Area Arc, 120 W. College Drive, Avon Park, FL33825. Donations raised may be turned in the day of the race. Entry forms and pledge sheets are available at www.ridgeareaarc.org or by calling Rhonda Beckman at 452-1295, ext. 112, or email@example.com .EXCEL VolleyballSEBRING Team XCEL, the Highlands County AAU travel volleyball squad, will be holding a parents meeting on Monday, Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Sebring High School Smith Center. The AAU Junior National Volleyball Program offers opportunities for boys and girls, ages 10 to 18, in all skill levels to participate in indoor and beach volleyball. Events are held throughout the country, including local leagues, District Championships, Grand Prix tournaments, Super-Regionals and National Championships. For more information, contact Venessa Sinness at 214-9633, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or Kim Crawford at 835-2377, email@example.com .Lunch for BowlersLAKEPLACID Hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and sausage sandwiches will be featured at a food sale Saturday, Oct. 27, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. in front of Lake Placid Do It Best Quality Hardware in the Winn Dixie Plaza, Lake Placid. All of the proceeds benefit the youth bowlers scholarship program in which over 30 youth bowlers are currently involved. So bring your family and friends and come buy lunch from the youth bowlers of Cozs in Lake Placid. WORLD SERIES(Best-of-7; x-if necessary) San Francisco 1, Detroit 0 Wednesday: San Francisco 8, Detroit 3 Thursday: Detroit at San Francisco, late Saturday, Oct. 27: San Francisco at Detroit (Sanchez 4-6 Sunday, Oct. 28: San Francisco at Detroit (Scherzer 16-7), 8:15 p.m. x-Monday, Oct. 29: San Francisco at Detroit, 8:07 p.m. x-Wednesday, Oct. 31: Detroit at San Francisco, 8:07 p.m. x-Thursday, Nov. 1: Detroit at San Francisco, 8:07 p.m.AMERICAN CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA New England430.571217163 Miami330.500120117 N.Y. Jets340.429159170 Buffalo340.429171227 South WLTPctPFPA Houston610.857216128 Indianapolis330.500117158 Tennessee340.429149238 Jacksonville150.16788164 North WLTPctPFPA Baltimore520.714174161 Pittsburgh330.500140132 Cincinnati340.429166187 Cleveland160.143147180 West WLTPctPFPA Denver330.500170138 San Diego330.500148137 Oakland240.333113171 Kansas City150.167104183NATIONAL CONFERENCEEast WLTPctPFPA N.Y. Giants520.714205137 Philadelphia330.500103125 Dallas330.500113133 Washington340.429201200 South WLTPctPFPA Atlanta6001.000171113 New Orleans240.333176182 Tampa Bay240.333148136 Carolina150.167106144 North WLTPctPFPA Chicago510.83316278 Minnesota520.714167131 Green Bay430.571184155 Detroit240.333133150 West WLTPctPFPA San Francisco520.714165100 Arizona430.571124118 Seattle430.571116106 St. Louis340.429130141 ___ Thursdays Game Tampa Bay at Minnesota, late Sundays Games Jacksonville at Green Bay, 1 p.m. Indianapolis at Tennessee, 1 p.m. Carolina at Chicago, 1 p.m. Miami at N.Y. Jets, 1 p.m. San Diego at Cleveland, 1 p.m. Atlanta at Philadelphia, 1 p.m. Seattle at Detroit, 1 p.m. Washington at Pittsburgh, 1 p.m. New England vs. St. Louis at London, 1 p.m. Oakland at Kansas City, 4:05 p.m. N.Y. Giants at Dallas, 4:25 p.m. New Orleans at Denver, 8:20 p.m. Open: Baltimore, Buffalo, Cincinnati, Houston Mondays Game San Francisco at Arizona, 8:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA x-Sporting KC1879634227 x-D.C.17106575242 x-Chicago17115564540 x-New York1599545446 x-Houston14811534839 Columbus14127494243 Montreal12156424550 Philadelphia10176363742 New England8178323844 Toronto FC5208233560WESTERN CONFERENCEWLTPtsGFGA y-San Jose1968657142 x-Seattle15711565132 x-Real Salt Lake17115564635 x-Los Angeles15126515847 x-Vancouver11139423541 FC Dallas91311384045 Colorado10194344250 Portland8169333355 Chivas USA7188292256 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. xclinched playoff berth yclinched conference ___ Wednesdays Games Sporting Kansas City 2, Philadelphia 1 Saturdays Games New York at Philadelphia, 1:30 p.m. New England at Montreal, 2 p.m. D.C. United at Chicago, 4 p.m. San Jose at Portland, 6:30 p.m. Vancouver at Real Salt Lake, 9 p.m. Houston at Colorado, 9 p.m. Sundays Games Toronto FC at Columbus, 4 p.m. Chivas USA at FC Dallas, 7 p.m. Seattle FC at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB Philadelphia61.857 Toronto41.8001 Brooklyn33.5002.5 New York33.5002.5 Boston24.3333.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami43.571 Atlanta33.500.5 Washington34.4291 Orlando25.2862 Charlotte15.1672.5 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago42.667 Indiana42.667 Detroit34.4291.5 Cleveland24.3332 Milwaukee24.3332WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB Houston42.667 Memphis33.5001 New Orleans34.4291.5 Dallas23.4001.5 San Antonio23.4001.5 Northwest Division WLPctGB Denver32.600 Minnesota32.600 Oklahoma City43.571 Utah43.571 Portland33.500.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB Golden State52.714 Sacramento42.667.5 L.A. Clippers43.5711 Phoenix33.5001.5 L.A. Lakers07.0005 ___ Tuesdays Games Miami 98, Charlotte 92 Indiana 100, Cleveland 82 Chicago 94, Oklahoma City 89 Golden State 107, Phoenix 92 Wednesdays Games New York 97, Brooklyn 95, OT Memphis 115, Orlando 100 Houston 97, New Orleans 90 Oklahoma City 88, Dallas 76 Minnesota 95, Detroit 76 Washington 101, Miami 94 L.A. Clippers 97, L.A. Lakers 91 Thursdays Games Milwaukee at Charlotte, late Portland at Utah, late Sacramento vs. L.A. Lakers at San Diego, CA, late L.A. Clippers at Denver, late Fridays Games Houston at Orlando, 7 p.m. Indiana vs. Chicago at South Bend, IN,7 p.m. Atlanta at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota vs. Milwaukee at Green Bay, WI, 8 p.m. Toronto at Memphis, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Miami, 8 p.m. Charlotte at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Washington at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Denver at Phoenix, 10:30 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League KANSAS CITY ROYALSNamed Jack Maloof hitting coach and Andre David assistant hitting coach. MINNESOTA TWINSAssigned RHP Jeff Manship, RHP Luis Perdomo, RHP Esmerling Vasquez, RHP Kyle Waldrop, RHP P.J. Walters and OF Matt Carson outright off the 40-man roster. Reinstated RHP Carl Pavano and RHP Scott Baker from the 60-day DL. SEATTLE MARINERSDeclined their 2013 option on C Miguel Olivo. Released INF Munenori Kawasaki. TORONTO BLUE JAYSDesignated RHP Tyson Brummett for assignment. National League CHICAGO CUBSClaimed RHP Carlos Gutierrez off waivers from Minnesota. Designated C Anthony Recker for assignment. PHILADELPHIA PHILLIESAssigned SS Michael Martinez outright to Lehigh Valley (IL ST. LOUIS CARDINALSActivated SS Ryan Jackson, RHP Jake Westbrook, RHP Victor Marte, LHP Sam Freeman, LHP Jaime Garcia, C Steven Hill, 1B Lance Berkman and C Bryan Anderson. Recalled RHP Eduardo Sanchez, RHP Maikel Cleto, RHP Brandon Dickson, LHP Barret Browning, RHP Adam Reifer and 1B Matt Adams from Memphis (PCL SAN DIEGO PADRESReleased RHP Micah Owings.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association CHICAGO BULLSWaived G Ryan Allen and G Marko Jaric. MILWAUKEE BUCKSExercised their third-year option on F Tobias Harris and fourth-year options on F Larry Sanders and F Ekpe Udoh. PHOENIX SUNSWaived F Ike Diogu and F/C Solomon Jones.FOOTBALLNational Football League BALTIMORE RAVENSReleased CB Jordan Mabin from the practice squad. Signed LB Sergio Kindle to the practice squad. CAROLINA PANTHERSPlaced LB Jon Beason on injured reserve. Claimed CB James Dockery off waivers from Cleveland and LB Doug Hogue off waivers from Detroit. DALLAS COWBOYSPlaced LB Sean Lee and P Chris Jones on injured reserve. Signed LB Ernie Sims. Released WR Raymond Radway from the practice squad. DETROIT LIONSPlaced WR Nate Burleson on injured reserve and DB Lionel Smith on the practice squad/injured list. Signed WR Brian Robiskie. Signed WR Kendrick Adams to the practice squad. GREEN BAY PACKERSSigned G Justin Cheadle and RB DuJuan Harris to the practice squad. Placed WR Diondre Borel on the practice squad/injured list. INDIANAPOLIS COLTSSigned LB Monte Williams to the practice squad. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARSReleased DE Ryan Davis. Signed RB Keith Toston. MIAMI DOLPHINSSigned FB Dominique Jones to the practice squad. PHILADELPHIA EAGLESReleased T Steve Vallos. Signed G Matt Tennant. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSReleased LB Joe Holland from the practice squad. TENNESSEE TITANSSigned LB Xavier Adibi. Placed LB Zac Diles on injured reserve. Released WR Vidal Hazelton from the practice squad. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid T ODAY: Football at LaBelle,7 p.m. M ONDAY: Bowling at Stuart,8 a.m. TUESDAY: Cross Country at Districts,Tenoroc,5 p.m. S ebring TODAY: Football vs.Bartow,7 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Cross Country at Districts,George Jenkins,4:30 p.m. A von Park TODAY: Football vs.Dunbar,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Volleyball in Class 4A Regional Quarterfinals,TBD,7 p.m. M M L L B B W W O O R R L L D D S S E E R R I I E E S S S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . San Francisco at Detroit, Game 3. . . F F O O X X C C O O L L L L E E G G E E F F O O O O T T B B A A L L L L S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Tennessee at South Carolina . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N N N o o o o n n Iowa at Northwestern . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N o o o o n n Temple at Pittsburgh . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2 8 8 1 1 2 2 : : 2 2 0 0 p p . m m . O le Miss at Arkansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 3 8 8 3 3 p p . m m . UCLA at Arizona State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F F X X 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . F lorida vs. Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C C B B S S 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Texas Tech at Kansas State . . . . . . . . . . . F F O O X X 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . USC at Arizona . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Michigan State at Wisconsin . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 5 5 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Ohio State at Penn State . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 8 8 p p . m m . Notre Dame at Oklahoma . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 8 8 p p . m m . Michigan at Nebraska . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Mississippi State at Alabama . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NB B O O X X I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . C arlos Abregu vs. Thomas Dulorme . . . . 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C M Y K G olf HammockThe Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock on Monday, Oct. 22. Stan Griffiss had a plus 4 to take first place in A group, while there was a tie for second place between Gary Galle and Les Campbell at plus 2. In B group, Paul Brown was at plus 4 for first place and Terry Yandle with plus 2 was in second place. Jimmy Black took first place with plus 2 in C group. In second place was Ralph Pickering at even and in third place at minus 4 was Joe Hamilton. In D group Pete Mezza scored plus 5 to take first place and Ian Bell was at plus 2 for second place. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock CC beginning at 7:45 a.m. Please arrive early to register. For more information, call Pete at 382-1280.Lake June WestA Scramble was played Thursday, Oct. 18. Tying for first/second/third places were the teams of Doyan and Donna Eades, Mario Cappelletti and Joanne McGill; Margaret Schultz, Jane Roush, Norm Grubbs, Don Boulton and Charlotte Mathew; Joe and Joyce Swartz, John and Gloria Huggett with 5 3 each. C losest to the pin: (Ladies Sue Ruffo, 10-feet-3-inches and No. 8, D onna Eades, 12-feet-5-inches. (Men No. 4, John Huggett, 6-feet-1-inch. The Mens Association played a Mens League event on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Winning first place was the team of Dick Denhart, Mario Cappelletti, Joe Swartz and Fred Neer with 43; second place, Doyan Eades, John Byron, Ott W egner, Larry Heath and Bill Brouhle with 44; and third place, Claude Cash, John Ruffo, Jack Maginnis, Norm Grubbs and Don Boulton with 48. Closest to the pin: No. 4, Paul Martin, 18-feet; and No. 8, Paul Martin, 2-inches.Placid LakesOn Wednesday, Oct. 24, the Mens Association played an Individual Points event, which saw a match of cards needed to determine the winner. Darrell Gardners 49 points wound up on top of Bud Snyders 49 for the day. Ed Bartusch finished third with 47 and Russ Isaacs fourth with 46. The Womens Association played a One BB Front, Two BB Back tournament on T uesday, Oct. 23. The team of Sue Mackey, Carol Olsen and Joan Sniffen took first with a -12, with Von Lacy, Karen Wallin and Barb Moriarity second at -7. Bobbie Miller, Pat Haas and Jeanne Ransom were third at -3. Wallin was closest to the pin on the day, getting to 8-feet, 10-inches from No. 2. An LPHS Baseball Scramble was p layed on Saturday, Oct. 20 with 72 players. Flight A First place, Dana Harris, D ennis Frith, Jeff Spires and Smokey Smiling with minus-24.4; second place, Steve Griffen, Jackson Griffen, Ted Glarner and Danny Green with minus-24.1; and third place, Steve Young, Mort Jackson, Rock Thacker and Chris Myers with minus-23.8. Flight B First place, Jackie Coyne, A lex Coyne, Andy Canady and Scott Canady with minus-23.9; second place, Dean Cram, Tom Nemeth, JacobC ram and Art Miller with minus-23.5; and third place, Dan Wirick, Darren Wirick, Tom Whitehouse and Randy Proctor with minus-22.1. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Morgan Lott; and No. 13, Dana Harris. Longest Drive: No. 18, Mike Shawver.River GreensT he Morrison Group played a tourn ament on Tuesday, Oct. 23, with Russ R udd, Butch Smith and Lefty St. Pierre g etting the win at -18. Tied for second was the team of Ken B runswick, Cliff Steel and Don Ethan, a t -15, with the team of Gil Heier, Ken Koon and John Anderson. A Mens Day event was played on Saturday, Oct. 20, with Russ Rudd, Gil Heier, Neil Percell and Ron Jensen tallied a -23 to win. Butch Smith, Johnny Wehunt, Don McDonald and Ken Koon were just behind with a -22. For closest to the pin, Keith Kincer got toe 10-feet, 2-inches from No. 3, and 9-feet, 5-inches from No. 5. Don McDonald hit to 3-feet, 10inches from No. 12 and B.C. Roberts got to 7-feet, 6 1/2-inches from No. 17. A Ladies Pro-Am was played on Thursday, Oct. 18. Barb Plunkett, Pat G ower and Carol Ray won the team event with a +1 1/2, while Mary Beth Carby, Peggy Nicholson, Jeannine Persails and Linda Therrien were next at -2. Individually, Roy had a +4 1/2 for the win, Babe McDonald was next at +3 and Carby third at +1. T he Morrison Group played a round on Thursday, Oct. 18, withB utch Smith and Harold Plagens team-i ng up to come in at 13 for the win. Larry Roy and Ken Brunswick carded a 10 for second and Lefty St. Pierre and JimC ercy totaled a -9 for third. A Mens Pro-Am was played on Wednesday, Oct. 17. Jim Cercy, Ron Jenson, Don Ethan a nd Left St. Pierre totaled a +6 1/2 for the win, with Butch Smith, Dick McGloy, Glenn Nelson and B.C. R oberts next at +3 1/2. Russ Rudd won A Flight, individually, at +1, Ken Koon took B Flight with +6 1/2, Keith Kincer won C Flight with +4 1/2 and Ron Jensen won D Flight at +6 1/2. The Morrison Group hit the links on Tuesday, Oct. 16. Butch Smith, Ken Koon, Johnny Wehunt and Bill Mountford scored a 22 to win out by one over the -21 brought in by Harold Plagens, Don McDonald, Jim Anderson and Joe Graf. The Golfettes also played a round on T uesday, Oct. 16, wit Elaine Keppler and Patsy Miller winning out with a 62 on their card. Karen Speaker and Michelle Koon werent far behind, with a 63, nor were Jodi Ethun and Barbi Plunkett (64 Pat Graf and Dee Paul (65SpringLakeThe SpringLake Womens Golf Association played a 4 Person Team 3 Best Ball Tournament on the Panther Creek course on Wednesday, Oct. 24. Team No. 5, consisting of Gail Whiting, Debbie Delaney, Patty Miller and Jean Donahue won first place with a net score of 205. There was a tie for second with team No. 3 (Judy Dunn, Carole Frederick, Donna Ryan and a blind) winning the tie breaker over the team No. 4 (Dotti Blackwell, Linda Pfleger, Kay Gorham and Ruth Ann Payne) with 216 net strokes. This will be the last week of the summer games as on Wednesday, Oct. 31, there will be a Halloween tournament in the afternoon instead of the regular Womens League golf. O n Tuesday, Oct. 23, the SpringLake M ens Golf Association held a Four Man Team Modified Scramble competition in which all players played their second shot from the best drive in thef airway. This was played on the Panther Creek course and each teams total score minus handicap was posted. The team that won first place with 246 net strokes included Ken Kirby, Will David, Rick Nelson and Dan P orter. Mr. David shot a net 58 and Mr. Porter shot a net 59. In second place, at 248 net strokes, was the team of Bill Lawens, Gerry Esty, Jay Payne and Charlie Keniston. Mr. Keniston sparked this effort with a net 57. Third place went to the team of Pat Jaskowski, Ed Clay, Gale Monda, and a Blind, with a score of 257 strokes. There was a tie at 262 strokes between Jan Hard, Richie Eastep, Vern H offman and Gene Hearn and the team of Dave Kamish, Bo Bohanon, Bob Rogers and Jim Foote. While cloudy, the rain held off long enough for all rounds to be completedi n perfect golfing weather. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, October 26, 2012Page 3B any house ad The 20th Annual Turkey Trot 5K has been set for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, at Highlands Hammock State Park at 8 a.m. The largest running event in Highlands County last yearsTurkey Trot 5K drew a record field of 658 finishers. Entry fee is $20 with checks payable to Friends of Highlands Hammock State Park and mailed to Chet Brojek, 3310 Par Road, Sebring, FL33872 by the Friday, Nov. 16 early entry deadline. Race fees post November 16 will be $25. e have a deluxe 20th edition dri-fit shirt and our unique custom awards for the 2012 Turkey Trot, said race director Chet Brojek. Those entering after the November 16 date will not be guaranteed size or shirt if we run out. Those needing entry forms may contact Brojek at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling him at 385-4736. If sending your check without the form, you must include name, age and tee sizes of entrants. You would sign the waiver form on race morning Turkey Trot 5K at Hammock Cheer Director, Roxanne Meixner, Flag Head Coach, Jessica Cabrera, Flag Assistant Coach, Samantha Flake, Head Pee Wee Coach, Lainie Machia, Coach in Training, Krystal Garza, Head Varsity Coach and Anna Brubaker, Assistant Varsity Coach. They all deserve thanks for the time and dedication to the girls, cheerleading program a nd the Eagles organization. The Lady Eagles represented the Highlands YouthF ootball and Cheer association well. Continued from 1B Cheer squads do Eagles proud Overall Male Jack Bailey 20:55 Overall Female Carolyn Cooper. 24:26 Male Master Chuck Best 22:01 Female Master Trudy Benton 25:04 Male Grand Master David Finley 24:00 Female Grand Master Pegy EssexKlammer 31:21 Female Age Groups (10 & under Shaya Cox 30:42, Megan Cooper 38:16; (11-14) Savannah Oldfield 29:27; (20-29 Emily Jones 27:38, Maggie Statler 28:01, Heather Mellow 29:42, Amy Cox 39:41, Heather Roberts 52:45; (30-39 Jane Mikulecky 25:02, Michele Delaney 26:18, Shawn Bray 27:29, Ginny Cox 37:36, Katie Peterman 37:31; (40-49 Mary Ann Andrews 28:20, Amy Sullivan 29:41, Michele Bednosky 35:30, Judy Brown 45:34, Terry Coyle 41:44; (50-54 Martie Brooker 32:54, Joyce Statler 36:31, Marcia Percy 37:42, Carol West 39:24; (60-69 Sarah Farrell 48:09; (70 + Janice Coyle 48:48. Male Age Groups (10 & under Bud Cox 34:18, Bradley Benton 41:1; (11-14) Kyle Howard 23:01, Chase Langston 23:06, Clint Patrick 24:00; (20-29 Terry Hancock 23:05; (30-39 Grant Rowe 21:45, Mathew Nelson 23:21, Carlos Torres 25:28, David Zoerb 25:31; (40-49 Ron Bednosky 24:34, Bryant Musselman 29:41, Bill Benton 41:19; (50-59 Russell Andrews 24:19, Bill Jarrett 24:20, Darrell Jensen 28:38, Richard Percy 27:19, Phillip Statler 35:04, Nelson Pacheco 38:38; (60-64 Neil Chappell 41:44; (70+ Joe Bird 52:00. Sebring Chamber of Commerce Tom McGuire 5K results GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE
C M Y K They say that man has evolved. Fishing disproves it. In 1496, when Dame Juliana Berners wrote A Treatys of Flyfishing with an A ngle, it was possible to fish for a whole year for respectable fish with a few cents worth of equipment. In the stone age it was cheaper, and the fish were larger. Today more than $3 billion is spent annually by those called in the national surveys habitual anglers. And the fish are smaller and fewer, and certainly no smarter. On certain salmon rivers, the average fisherman spends more than $300 per salmon caught: its cheaper to have a dozen air-shipped from Scotland, and you dont have to worry about the black flies. President Grover Cleveland, who on this occasion knew whereof he spoke, pronounced: At the outset, the fact should be recognized that the community of fishermen constitute a class or subrace among the inhabitants of the earth. Subrace. Theres a message in that word. And in the word habitual, too. Good luck is the traditional greeting among brothers of the angle. Why not, Good grief!?I have been fishing since before I can remember, which is longer than Ive been doing anything that I can remember, so I might be considered an authority on why so many people fish. Ive also researched the issue closely as I dare: the results are frightening. One psychologist claims it is behavioral conditioning; another speaks of it as a submergence syndrome, a return to mother sea; others say there is covert hostility in all fishermen. Not against the fish, Im sure, but against oneself. No matter. No one really knows. We can go to the moon, but there are deeper mysteries and problems. Like why people fish. Consider how rational man in the twentieth century spends well over $3 billion on what he can buy for a few dollars in the local fish market. On April Fools day, whether it falls on the first of the month or the last Saturday, thousands of otherwise sane and reliable men rise long before sunup, drive through dark city streets and along bleak, deserted highways to their idyllic stream, then ritualistically immerse themselves in ice water. The temperature is below freezing, ice forms at the guides of their rods, they think desperately of excuses to wives and children for their madness, and by noon unless they have had rigorous training for this ordeal they are insensate, barely able to stand. The next day newspapers carry photos of strange figures from a subrace of man, and a bewildering tangle of poles and lines. Some are wearing arctic gear, others crouch around a streamside fire like cavemen; among them, there may be a beaming face and if you look closely you will see, hanging by the jaws of a stick, several small reasons why. Fortunately for many of these men, the season will be over in a month, and then they will go no more, but then turn to golf or countryclub tennis, to wives or badminton, to cruises and touristing, or to any of a hundred more socially acceptable and comfortable ways of spending their leisure moments. But many remain in the brotherhood of the angle. Some spend thousands of dollars and days on end in the scorching sun, pursuing saltwater sea monsters it will take them hours to land. Others stand on party boats, thirty abreast, havinga party hauling up cod. If you think cod fishing is fun, try attaching a clothesline to a can of garbage and lifting it to your fifth-floor apartment in the wind. Worst of all are the trout fishermen. Aguy named Art Flick once spent three years doing nothing but catching and identifying the bugs trout eat. He only carried a rod so fishermen wouldnt think he was nuts. Maybe those were the best years of his life. Trout fishermen are the subrace within the subrace. Which is pretty low. They spend endless hours tying little bits of birds feathers onto tiny wire hooks. They have been known to slip into a mystical trance at the mere mention of holy names like Beaverkill, Battenkill, Big Hole, Snake. They learn enough Latin to mumble about Iron fraudators and Ephemerella subvarias and Stenonema fuscums. They attend panel discussions and slide presentations by experts and learned entomologists. They study esoteric books like AModern Dry-Fly Code and Matching the Hatch. And all for what? For a creature that averages about the weight of two Idaho potatoes and has a brain smaller than a chick pea. Evolution? Perhaps the best answer to the age-old question of what keeps so many people in the category of habitual anglers was give twentyfive years ago by a sage named Ed Zern, who wrote that roughly two-thirds of all fishermen never eat fish. This should surprise nobody. Fish is brain food. People who eat fish have large well-developed brain. People with large, welldeveloped brains dont fish. And that was only part of the story. Since then the number of fishermen has greatly increased. Arather cryptic, disheartening view of why we fish, written by a fisherman. But Im a fisherman, and although I take exception to some of Nicks thoughts, he may be closer to the truth than I am. I own a $40,000.00 bass boat, at least 30-40 rods and reels and thousands of dollars worth of fishing lures, electronics and books on the subject of fishing. I buy a fishing license for both saltwater and freshwater fishing in many different states, not to mention clothing, hats, sunscreen and the like and my favorite target is largemouth bass which I catch a lot of and always release. On the rare occasions when I keep, clean and eat fish, typically crappies (specks species, Im often reminded that those tender filets may be costing me hundreds of dollars each. Perhaps I am a subrace or habitual angler, but I prefer to consider that Im part of a large segment of our country who simply loves to fish. Notwithstanding the many hardships listed in this article, fishing defines who I am. For all the non-fishermen out there, theyll never understand. For those of you who do nothing more needs to be said. This is my last column for the News-Sun newspaper. I enjoyed writing this column for the last six months and hearing from and meeting many of my readers. If anybodys looking for me, Ill be fishing. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He has also taught a few fishing classes at the South Florida Community College. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 216-339-6571, 330-635-6682 or by email at email@example.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, October 26, 2012w ww.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 5 5 2 2 4 4 Continued from 1B Fish, the eternal quest for the pea-brained prize kill opened the final rally to clinch the 25-16 win and send it to the fourth set. But here was where the turnaround came about, as Otaysha Smith got it started with an ace for the opening point. The Lady Dragons would bounce back for a brief lead early, but it didnt last long. Otisha Smith would add three kills to her match-high 16, while scoring slams werea lso had by Teresa Devlin, B rianna Rogue and Chacon, with Chacon also adding consecutive aces. The Devils would build leads of 15-9 and 21-13 before settling on a 25-16 win. It was a good match and w e played well, Wells said. von Park just played smart. They found some weak spots and attacked. I just cant say enough about the job Stephanie has done t here. She has really built them into a strong team. For the Lady Devils, the win secured a spot in the district final against top-seed DeSoto, as well as in the Class 4AState Playoffs. e played them close t wice during the season, losing in four in one match and five in the other, Devlin said. Im just proud of the girls for having gotten this far. This is my first time, as coach, getting into the championship and the playoffs. T he title game was slated for Thursday night, with the w inner then playing host for the Class 4Aregional quarterfinal, while the losing team goes on the road Tuesday, Oct. 30. See Sundays News-Sun for a recap of the district c hampionship. Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE O tisha Smith had another huge night Tuesday, totaling a whopping 16 kills and adding three solo blocks in Avon Parks four-set win at Lake Placid. AP in District Final and State Playoffs News-Sun photo by BRITTANYWHITTINGTON Despite a big night from senior Meghan Lollis, and a valient comeback from two-sets down, the Lady Streakss aw their season come to a close Tuesday night. b e very concentrated yet relaxed. Suddenly, Lake Gibson was able to find a little momentum and stole the lead from the Streaks and changed the momentum. Sebring tied up the score at 11 and Lake Gibson called a timeout to try and recover lost momentum. The Streaks were able to go on a short run bringing the score 16-13, but the Lady Braves were able to pull the score closer and bring it back to a tie at 16. The rest of the set became a nail biter. With the lead going back and forth between the two teams for the rest of the set, Lake Gibson finished it off 25-22. T he Braves were able to keep the fire from the first set victory to carry into the second set leaving Sebring behind 4-2. T he Blue Streaks picked up a little spit fire and tied the score up at f our then again at nine. T he Streaks kept their cool, calm, and collective tone throughout the second set and took a slight lead, but Lake Gibson tied up back at 16. The nailbiting continued with a back-and-forth point war between the two sides. Lake Gibson called a timeout when they were down 19-17. The Braves tied back up at 20 creating stress on the Sebring bencha nd soon lead to a timeout of their own when they got down 21-20. The momentum did not work out in their favor with Lake Gibson fini shing the set again at 25-22. And just when it seemed that this w ould be a closely contested match, t he Streaks suddenly broke out in commanding fashion in the third set. Down 10-5, the Braves called a timeout and would be forced to do so again when the Sebring lead grew to 17-8. But nothing was going to stop the momentum at the moment as the Streaks continued to roll and soon claimed the lopsided, 25-10 win. T he momentum would not last for long, however, and it was back to a nip-and-tuck battle in the fourth set. L ake Gibson went up early but Sebring would catch them and take a brief lead at 17-16 on a service a ce from Allie Mann. The Lady Braves would go on a charge and get to within game point at 24-19, but the Streaks found that momentum again, catching them at 24, 25 and 26 before earning the final two points in the 28-26 win to move it to the fifth-set tie-breaker. But the ups and downs of this season were soon shown in this little capsule as after these two thrilling wins, Sebring came out flati n the finale. Lake Gibson ran rampant to start t he set, getting out to 7-0 and 11-2 leads. The gap would close some, but this time the hole was too deep to dig out of as the season fell one match short of reaching the district title game and the state playoffs. The Streaks will lose two standouts to graduation in Meghan Lollis and Mann, but will return a strong core to the court next season. Continued from 1B Streaks battle to the end
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 26, 2012Page 5B I NFINITY MARKETING, INC.; 11.25"; 12"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 9 9 1 1 5 5 HEALTHYLIVING Dear Pharmacist: ve had r estless legs syndrome (RLS for four years and its keeping my husband awake,and Im so t ired during the day I cant function. My doctor is sick of me,and wants to try Horizant n ow,since Requip and Mirapex didnt work. Should I try? T.N.,Centennial,Colo. Answer: Your doctor is sick o f you? After four years and all the money youve paid,you should be free of this nighttime c alamity. R LS symptoms include an u ncontrollable urge to move your legs,and an unpleasant sensation of creepy-crawlies,as if worms are in your legs. There m ay be burning,tingling and s ymptoms worsen when you lie d own,but often get better if you stretch or walk. Soon,I will offer ideas to help you overcome the condition,but first lets discuss thep rescription medication Horizant,a brand name of gabapentin enacarbil. O n a flight home,I was reading the Oct. 22 issue of People magazine,and I came across ana d for it which begins with RLS is actually a neurological condition.Hmm,that got my a ttention. It is not always neurological.It may be a vitamin or mineral deficiency which can be evaluated by a blood test. Anyway,the ad says to Call y our health care provider right away if you have any of these s ymptoms,especially if they are new,worse or worry you: Thoughts or actions about sui-c ide,self-harm or dying; attempt to commit suicide,new o r worse restlessness or panic attacks,acting aggressive,being angry or violent; acting on dangerous impulses. Remember,you started with r estless legs. Whenever I see scary potential side effects e ven if they are uncommon I wonder why patients find that acceptable,and why physiciansp rescribe drugs that cause more serious problems than the origin al issue. RLS is often caused by low levels of the hormone d opamine,which acts as a natural happneurotransmitter in your brain. An easy way to evaluate dopamine is to measure another hormone called prol actinand if that is elevated, you can bet youre dopamine deficient. Dopamine can be created in the brain by taking supplementso f the amino acid Tyrosine along with some vitamin B6 ( yes,both at the same time in the morning,but ask your doctor if its okay). R LS may also be caused from deficiencies of ferritin,a s tored form of iron. Hematocrit may be normal,but ferritin could still be low. I f you take a statin cholesterol reducing drug,you could develop symptoms that reek of RLS. Only replenishing what the drug mugger stole will r elieve your symptoms,so in the statin case (because they are drug muggers of CoQ10,vitamin D and creatine) you must restore those. A dditionally,L-carnitine, folic acid and magnesium are a ll critical considerations to support muscle health because they ease leg cramps,weaknessa nd muscle spasms. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions.F or more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This inform ation is not intended to treat, diagn ose or cure your condition. Non-drug solutions for restless leg syndrome sufferers Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen Metro G etting a good nights sleep is tough if your bedmate has resltess leg syndrome. A ssociated PressMost women can wait three to five years between checks for cervical cancer,depending on their age and test choice,say guidelines issued Monday. M any medical groups have long recommended a Pap test every three years for most women. The new advice from the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists says thats true for women ages 21 to 29 whose Paps show no sign of trouble. B ut for healthy women ages 30 to 65,the p referred check is a Pap plus a test for the c ancer-causing HPV virus,the group concluded. If both show everythings fine,they can wait five years for further screening. T he guidelines from the nations largest OB-GYN organization agree with advice i ssued earlier this year by a government p anel,the American Cancer Society and o ther medical groups showing growing consensus that its safe for the right women t o wait longer between Paps. C ervical cancer grows so slowly that regul ar Pap smears,which examine cells scraped from the cervix,can find signs early enough to treat before a tumor even forms. Certain strains of HPV,the human papillomavirus,cause most cervical cancer,but thei nfection has to persist for a number of years t o do its damage. HPV is a super-common virus in youn g women,whose bodies usually clear the infect ion on their own. Thus,health groups dont r ecommend routinely testing 20-somethings for HPV because it would cause too many false alarms. A Pap averages around $40; HPV tests can add another $50 to $100. Report: Most women need Paps every 3 or 5 years
C M Y K Alzheimers caregiver workshops setSEBRING If you have a friend or family member with Alzheimers disease or other dementias,Change of Pace has put together a series of caregiver workshops that will be informative and beneficial. Please join us at one or all. The first will be Oct. 29 on Alzheimer's Disease and Safety.The speaker will be Lisa Rodriguez with Change of Paces One Stop Shop. The second workshop will be Nov. 12 on Train Your Brain.The speaker will be Pam Polowski with Infinity Home Care. The workshops will be from 10-11:30 a.m. at 4514 Hommock Road in Sebring. Please RSVP today at 382-1188.Free diabetes classes planned SEBRING The Highlands County Health Department (HCHD offering Diabetes SelfManagement Education (DSME Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves Highlands County residents of all ages,especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. These classes are free of charge and provided by Peggy Pierce,RN,and Aleyda Oliveros,nutrition educator. Classes in English are scheduled in Sebring on Nov. 5-7 from 8:30-11:30 a.m.,and Nov. 12-14 from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Highlands County Health Department,7205 S. George Blvd.,conference room A. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. To register and for more information,contact the HCHD Wellness and Diabetes Education Program at 863382-7294. Some peoplet urn to the web to save money on expensived octor visits, some to better understand theird isease, some to check out a drug t heir doctor has prescribed. How do you know if the information is correct? Wast hat website written by a 12year-old with lots of compute r knowledge,but not much medical expertise? Or maybe someone trying to sell miracle cures? One good internet source i s a website associated with a well known medical school s uch as the Medical College of Georgia (www.MCG.health.org).T his site has a virtual medical librarywith informat ion on such diverse topics as car seats and asthma,all listed alphabetically. A nother excellent website is the Mayo Clinic website (www.mayoclinic.com). This i s one of the most comprehensive medical sites I have s een. Topics run from newborn care for stressed out parents to stevia for weight control to the benefits of Tai Chi. There is a symptomc hecker,drug info,healthy recipes and first aid information. Other good internet sources are specialty group websites. The American Academy of OrthopaedicS urgeons (www.aaos.org) and the Hand Society ( www.assh.org) have all of their patient information brochures available online. The American Academy of Dermatology( www.AAD.org) also has a lot of good information on skin problems. They have a video on self exam for skin cancer that is very useful fora nyone who has had a lot of sun exposure and/or a family history of skin disease. Many of these websites also have physician locators. These are doctors who are board certified and are members of the specialty society. Many doctors have websites associated with their p ractice and some have links to websites they think are u seful. These sites often contain information on the doctors training,specialty boards and area of expertise within the specialty. A nother way you can use the web is to check on a doctors credentials. The specialty boards all have websites and most will allow you to enter a doctors name to verify board certification.T his means the doctor has had an approved residency a nd passed an exam. Some specialties have additional practice requirements. This assures a level of competency. I ndividual states do not license by specialty only to practice medicine and surgeryin that state. You can research your m edical problems,but remember that sometimes a little knowledge is dangerous. This is particularly true when reading about prescription medications. Often the list of side effects is scary because all side effects are listed without the perspective of how often they occur o r if a particular group is more at risk than others. S ome drugs,for example chemotherapy drugs,have nasty side effects but not as bad as the untreated disease. Often patients stop or do nott ake medicines but never tell their doctor; occasionally with disastrous results. If you have a concern,speak with your doctor. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats p atients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoul-d er, elbow, wrist and hand problems. She is certified by the A merican Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Carrs long list of achievements include being the areas only O rthopaedic Surgeon certified as a hand specialist. For more information, please visit http://hand-shoulderspecialist.com or call (863 7777. This information is not i ntended to diagnose, treat or cure your disease. Page 6BNews-SunFriday, October 26, 2012www.newssun.com P OSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; h ealthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 9 9 1 1 0 0 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 9 9 1 1 1 1 APPLE A DAY HEALTH FOOD; 3.639"; 2"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 9 9 1 1 2 2 GROVES AT VICTORIA PARK; 1.736"; 3"; Black; 10/5,12,19,26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 9 9 1 1 4 4 D R. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; october ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 9 9 5 5 3 3 Dont believe everything you read on the Internet HEALTHYLIVING M etro M any people turn to the Internet to try to find out information about their illness. But where you get the information matters, so rely on trusted websites. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN Guest Column Dr. Diana Carr Snapshots WASHINGTON (AP Thousands of Medicare patients with severe chronici llnesses such as Alzheimers would get continuing access to rehab and other services under a change agreed to by theO bama administration, advocates said Tuesday. The proposed agreement in a national class action suit would allow Medicare patients to keep receivingp hysical and occupational therapy and other skilled s ervices at home or in a nursing home so they can remain stable,said GillD eford,a lawyer with the Center for Medicare Advocacy. Thats been a problem for s ome because of a longstanding Medicare policy that says patients must show improvement to keep getting rehab. If you have a chronic condition,by definition you are not improving,said Deford,the lead attorney on the case. Our view is that Medicare regulations werei ntended to allow people to maintain their health status. T hey dont have to show they are getting any better. The point is to allow themn ot to get any worse.if Disabled patients to benefit from Medicare change Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect.
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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, October 26, 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 3856 155,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 W e 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 P ark, 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 w orship 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., Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida.Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m.Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service.Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone:385-5154.Dr.David E. Richardson, senior pastor;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 3854704. 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 F ree 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 nursery for under age 3 is available at all services.Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where t he 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, firstname.lastname@example.org ; website, www.stcathe.com .Very Rev.Jo Gonzlez, V.F., email@example.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.CONFESSION:First Friday 7:15-7:45 a.m.;Saturday 3-3:45 p.m.;Or by appointment with any priest.WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday Vigil:4 p.m.; Sunday:8 and 10 a.m.;Sunday Spanish Mass:noon;Last Sunday of the month:2 p.m.(Creole/French);Sunday Family Mass 5 p.m.(Holy Family Youth Center).DAILY MASS SCHEDULE:Monday through Friday:8 a.m.and noon;Saturday:9 a.m. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 P lacidview 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 (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825.Love Christ Love People.Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister.Jon Carter, Music Minister.Sunday, 9 a.m.Bible Study; 10 a.m.Worship;Communion available each week.Wednesday, 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 each week 10:15 a.m.Thelma Hall, organist;and Pat Hjort, pianist.Wednesday:Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone.Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life!Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Tod Schwingel, Preacher;David Etherton, Youth Pastor.Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m;Evening service at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m.followed by classes at 6:30 p.m.Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m.Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m.Thursdays.Office hours, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.Monday-Friday.Phone 3826676. First Christian Church (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, sup port and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.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-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION Atonement Lutheran Church ELCASEBRING This is Reformation Sunday (dont forget to wear something red) and the2 2nd Sunday after Pentecost. Deacon David Thoreses sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Mark 10:46-52. Tuesday,Nov. 6 will be the C ouncil meeting at 6 p.m. in fellowship hall.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon Sunday titled Watch Out! The Reformation is not what you think. T he church is at 1320 County Road 64,east of the Avon Park H igh School,past the four-way stop sign. Thursday at 7 p.m. is Mens F raternity:The Quest for Genuine Manhood.For more information, c all 471-2663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. D owning will bring the message titled And I Lookedat the Sunday morning service. TheW ednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. Church of Buttonwood BaySEBRING In honor of R eformation Sunday,Pastor Cecil Hess is preaching on What Do You Dream About?The service is non-denominational and open to all. T he church is on U.S. 27,four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. For information,c all 382-1727.Emmanuel United Church of ChristS EBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon titled Bread fort he Worldwith Scripture taken from Isaiah 58:6-9a. T he church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING Sunday the church c elebrates the Reformation Sunday. Pastor Bob Reinhardt will deliver his sermon on a melody from readi ngs of the day Revelation 14:67,Psalm 46,Romans 3:19-28,and John 8:31-36. The adult Sunday school class is studying I Corinthians. Childrensa nd youth classes are studying Moses. Tuesday night Bible study will see the pastor in the Book of Nehemiah. A Womans Heart Beth Moore B ible Study will continue at 1 p.m. today and again Friday,Nov. 2.First Christian Church, Avon ParkAVON PARK The Wednesday e vening Bible study continues in the book of I Peter. Saturday at 6 p.m.,the church will begin its inaugural Trunk or Treatprogram. Everyone is welcome. F irst Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor St. ( behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with anyq uestions or to request information. The church website is www.firstchristianap.com.First Christian Church (Disciples of ChristSEBRING At the Lords T able this Sunday morning will be Dick Asmussen and Linda Ellis. Communion will be served by Carol Chandler,Chris Baker,Carol Graves and Mike Graves. Greeting the congregation will b e Cy and Ruby Nicholson. The acolyte for the day is Daniel T hibodeau. The pastors sermon is titled The Supremacy of Christ,takenf rom Colossians 1:15-20. For any additional information, c all the church office at 385-0352. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkA VON PARK On Sunday morning,the pastors sermon is titled Heritagebased on Psalm6 1. Special music will be provided by Margaret Desness and Bev Rudd singing I Am Thine O Lord. I n the adult Sunday school clas s, the pastor leads the class in a video series titled The Life and Ministry o f the Messiahsponsored by Focus on the Family.The lessons are filmed on location in Israel and narrated by historian/teacher Ray Vander Laan. Sundays film is titled Jerusalem City of the Great King Part 2. There will be no Family G athering meeting this week. On Wednesday at 10:30 a.m., Bible study will be led by the pas tor teaching How Do We Glorify God?There will be no Childrens Choir and Ministry. On Friday evening,Nov. 2 the pastor and his wife will provide dinner for the youth directors and pastors of the Frostproof,Sebring and Lake Placid ARP churches. On Saturday,Nov. 3 at 7 p.m., the 90-minute movie Monumental,starring Kirk Cameron,will be shown. This movie explores the principles upo n which this country was founded. This land is known as the land of opportunity.The movie discusses how we can apply these same foundational truths today.A discussion will be held afterwards. The publi c is cordially invited. The church is at 215 E. Circle C ontinued on page 9B R ELIGION GUIDELINES: The N ews-Sunp ublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas p aper. Submit items to the N ews-Sunsf rom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail email@example.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516.
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 26, 2012Page 9B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone:465-0051.Rev.Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service,6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N.Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway firstname.lastname@example.org .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INDEPENDENT First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. 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 seco nd 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 Tuesday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of month with lunch.Bring a dish to pass.Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.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:C hoirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 3 3872.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:Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.;Youth, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.Pastor Lester Osbeck.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided.The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, email@example.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown firstname.lastname@example.org.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth;first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; W ednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail email@example.com.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: email@example.com, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. 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, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School,9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: email@example.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Nathan Madrid. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S.Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863von Jarrett, Pastor.Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist C hurch, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.The Rev.Fred Ball.pastor. Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Sunday schedule:Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.;New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.;High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. St.John United Methodis t Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office 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 RELIGION St. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). For questions,call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of Sebring SEBRING The Sword of the Spiritis the title of Sunday mornings sermon,given b y the Rev. Darrell A. Peer.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING This will be Laity Sunday a nd members of the church will participate and lead the congregation in all three services. The pastors Wednesday morning Bible study will be Receive Gods Blessings. The Family Fall Festival will be from 4 :30-7 p.m. today,and includes a chili cooko ff,games and Trunk or Treat.Everyone i s welcome. The church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com. Call the church office for information at 385-5184.Heartland Christian Church SEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon Sunday will be God Transforms Lives with Scripture from Psalm 51:1-13. The s ervice will include Ruth Rayburn singing Im Bound for the Kingdomand Robert Hull singing This OleHouse. Wednesday is Trunk or Treat for the kids. Be in the church parking lot before 6:45 p.m. with lots of candy. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchL AKE PLACID Rev. John Bryant, newly appointed senior pastor,will preach at a combined worship service on Sunday. He will also preach at the Heritage (traditional Worship Service. T he youth will have a Pizza and Game Night at the Lighthouse from 5-7 p.m. Prayer Meeting will be at the chapel at 6 a.m. T he church is at 500 Kent Ave. For information,phone 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist C hurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson,Furthering the Good News,is taken from Acts 8. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the Sunday morning message. The Sunday evening service will be the end-of-t he-month-sing and fellowship time. The Lords Supper will be observed Sunday,Nov. 4.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Sunday morning,the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message will be Come and See.Biblical reference is fromJ ohn 1:35-42.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning,the pastor will preach on Who Controls the Debit Card? Sunday school will study Gods Presence Comforts and Assures,taken from theS cripture Psalm 63. For more information,call 385-1597.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United M ethodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. The Rev. Clyde Weavers Sunday sermon will be Basic Beliefs of Protestantism. Fellowship follows the service. Continued from page 8B Snapshots First UMC has pumpkinsAVON PARK The pumpkins are waiting at First United Methodist Church,A von Park. Look them over. There are all sizes and shapes. Bring groups of little ones. Story-time will be waiting for them to come and sit and hear about pumpkins. Call the office to set up a time for yourg roup to have story-time. To look the pumpkins over and purchase the one that is just right,the patch is open through Oct. 31,(except Sundays), from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. The phonen umbers to call are 453-3759 or 3146164.C hurch of Nazarene sets up Fall FestivalA VON PARK Avon Park Church of the Nazarene,707 W. Main St.,will have a Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.There will be horseshoes for the adults,sack races,bobbing for apples,lad-d er golf and many other games for kids. Food will include pulled pork,baked b eans and coleslaw. Admission is free. Call 452-5165 for more information. Continued on page 10B
C M Y K She would fill up the tub out in the yard. This tub was blocked up on brick. She would light a fire under that tub and boil those clothes. She would carry water about 100 feet and fill up two more tubs on the porch. She had a scrub board in one of the other tubs. After she boiled the clothes,she would scrub the clothes by hand. Then in the third tub,she would wrench and ring the clothes by hand. Then she would take the clothes out in the yard and hang the clothes on a line. Then after the clothes dried, she would take them down and take the clothes in the house. That was a full days work. Then,the next morning she would light a fire in the wood stove. That was another full days work, ironing all those clothes. In the 1930s,when my dad wanted to sell a cow or two,he would tell Hob Parnell and Clifford Eiland. They had a little meat market on Park Street behind the ice plant. They would come out and butcher a cow or two. There was a pine tree on the south side of the hill down in the woods behind the barn. They would string those cows up in that pine tree to butcher them. Palmetto fans were plentiful around that pine tree. They would cut palmetto fans and lay them in the bottom of the pick-up bed. They would lay the meat on the palmetto fans. About 1940,Hob drove four spikes in the trunk of that pine tree,about five feet up from the ground. As they cut the cows up,they would hang the meat up on the spikes. In the early 1940s,Hob and Clifford sold the meat market to Charlie Goodwin. Charlie still used that same pine tree and the four spikes, when he came out and butchered. In the latter 1940s,the Wauchula Livestock Market opened up. Then we started taking cows over there. The old pine tree is now retired. The old pine tree died December 1986. Charles Schlosser is a long-time Sebring resident and enjoys recalling the days of old. Page 10BNews-SunFriday, October 26, 2012www.newssun.com FRAMES AND IMAGES; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 10/5,12,19,26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 3 9 9 1 1 3 3 Sebring Christian plans Trunk or TreatSEBRING Saturday,Sebring Christian Church will host its annual Trunk or Treat. Visit from6 -9 p.m. for a fun and safe alternative to trick or treating. There will b e a bounce house and a giant slide,drawings for prizes and 25-c ent hot dogs and sodas. The church is at 4514 Hammock Road (last church on the right before you enter Highlands Hammock State Park). F or questions,call 382-6676.First Assembly of God plans treat eventS EBRING First Assembly of God,4301 Kenilworth Blvd.,will host a Trunk or Treatcommunity outreach from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday in the church parking lot. There will be candy treats for the boys and girls,a hot dog and marshmallow roast,chili,chips and soft drinks for everyone. There willa lso be music and entertainment by the church youth group. Everyone is invited. For information,call 385-6431.Trunt or Treat set at EmmanuelSEBRING Emmanuel United C hurch of Christs first Trunk or Treat is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday. Popcorn and refreshments are supplied free of charge. Halloweenfashioned car trunks and treats fork ids will be handed out in the parking lot. Human trafficking to be discussedSEBRING The Democratic Womens Club of Highlands County will have Maria Mittil,pastor of Evangelistic Ministry Services,speak on Human Trafficking in Floridaat the clubs monthly general meeting on Saturday.The meeting will be helda t Democratic Party Headquarters, 4216 Sebring Parkway,next to Ruby Tuesdays. Light refreshments are served at 9:45 a.m.,followed by the generalb usiness meeting and speaker. Like-minded women are welcome t o attend. For further information, call 214 4680.Singles Ministry plans get-togetherSEBRING Grace Bible C hurchs next Singles Ministry gettogether is Sunday at Zenos Restaurant. Cost is $5 for pizza and soft drinks. The fun and fellowship will begin at 6 p.m. T here are now more than 50 members and everyone is invited if single. The group will continue to meet the fourth Sunday of each month.Night of War comes to CrossroadsSEBRING The 12th annual Night of War,featuring recording artist and minister Javis Mays,will be from 5:30-8 p.m. Sunday at Crossroads Fellowship,605 State Road 66,(based on Ephesians 6:11-17). This is a free event for all ages. For questions and information, call 655-0212 or 314-0400.St. John UMC plans s paghetti dinnerSEBRING St. John United Methodist Church will host a spaghetti dinner on Tuesday.S erving times are 4,5 and 6 p.m. Tickets are $8 and may be reserved by calling the church office at 3821736. Limited walk-ins and takeouts will be available. The church is at 3214 Grand Prix Drive (just behind Walmart). Trunk or Treat at Leisure LakesLAKE PLACID The Leisure Lakes Baptist Church invites all the children in the area to come Trick or Treating to the church parking lot from 5-7 p.m. Saturday. Members of the church will be giving away candy from the trunks of their cars and trucks to their Halloween visitors. Hot dogsa nd drinks will also be available. Don Roberts,pastor of the c hurch,said,In a time when parents are concerned who is behind the doors their kids are knocking on,the church provides a comfortable,safe location for the area families to visit. The church is at the western end of Lake June. From U.S. 27 take Lake June Road to Miller,turning north on Wildflower. For further information,contact the church office at 699-0671. Continued from page 9B RELIGION Snapshots T he story is told of a man who preached on Sundays and drove a bus during the week. One day,a rider boarded the bus,paidh is fare,and walked to the back of the bus. The preacher,upon counting the fare,realized the man had paid too much. He shoutedb ack to the man to come up and receive his change. When the man came for-w ard he said,I paid you too much on purpose. I heard your sermon on hon-e sty last Sunday,and I just wanted to see if you pract iced what you preached! One of the hardest things we will ever do is try tol ive our lives like Jesus Christ lived His. I am not r eferring to living without sin as the Son of God perfectly lived His life. Instead,I am suggesting that we live our lives inw ays that reflect Jesus to the world around us. How d o we do that? By studying the Bible and obeying its commands,we each cang row in a knowledge and wisdom that only comes f rom God in Heaven above. During that growth process, we can expect to see changes in our lives thatd raw us closer to the Father through a more Christ like b ehavior in the things that we think,say,and do. Then, those around us will starts eeing that example of the Savior in us. C olossians 3:17 reads, And whatever you do in word or deed,do all in the name of the Lord Jesus, giving thanks through Himt o God the Father.In other words,live your life like J esus Christ who always sought the pleasure of His heavenly Father in every-t hing He thought,said,or did. To the best of your a bility,try to live for the Lord a life that is better t oday than the one you l ived the day before. Y oung people have a saying today that is similar to the practice what you preachthat has been around for so long. It state s, ou can talk the talk,butc an you walk the walk? Anyone can speak the words of Jesus. That is easy. But,can you taket hose words,listen to them b elieve them,obey them, and live them? If you can d o that,then you are walking the walkof Jesus,and you are pleasing in the eye s of Almighty God. R emember,Not everyone who says to Me,Lord, L ord,will enter the kingdom of heaven,but he who does the will of My Father w ho is in heaven will e nter.(Matthew 7:21) Kevin's Komments is presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 3 3870. Find the church on the Internet at w ww.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail s firstname.lastname@example.org m Talking the talk or walking the walk? Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Avon Park Church of the Nazarene willh ave Dr. Michael Benson as guest speaker for a weekend renewal Nov. 2-4. He has more than 20 years of local church ministrye xperience and has conducted 400-plus revivals,retreats and camp meetings. Benson has one published work,Disciplines For theI nner Life,which was coauthored with his father,the late Bob Benson,former president of the Benson Company. Dr. Benson has served as chaplain to theU niversity at Olivet Nazarene University and as the director of Church and University Relations for Indiana. He has returned to itinerant ministrya nd preaches more than 100 times annually around the country at churches,retreats, and motorcycle rallies. All are welcome to attend s ervices at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday,Nov. 2-3 and at 10:45 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sunday,Nov. 4. The church is at 701 W. Main St. Call 452-5165 for more informa-t ion. Randy Rupert is the host pastor. Benson will speak at Nazarene renewal Benson S pecial to the News-SunL AKE PLACID Rev. John Bryant has been appointed by Bishop Ken Carter of the Florida United Methodist Conference tos erve as the senior pastor of Memorial United Methodist C hurch at Lake Placid. Bryant retired in June 2010 from the First UMC of PuntaG orda where he was senior pastor for more than 12 y ears. He has been in the ministry for 40 years, s erving churches in West Ohio UMC and the Pine Castle U nited Methodist C hurch in Orlando,First UMC of Hollywood and First UnitedM ethodist Church of Punta Gorda in the Florida UMC C onference. He is originally from Pomeroy,Ohio,and his wife, Barb,a Floridian,is from Sanford. They will soon be married 52 years. They have three children and six grandchildren. Bryant will begin his ministry at Memorial United Methodist Church on Sunday, preaching at a combined service at 10:45 a.m. T he church is at 500 Kent A ve. For information,phone 4 65-2422. New pastor at Memorial United Methodist Church Bryant Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson A trip back in time Guest Column Charles Schlosser Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Christian Ministerial Association announced this week that the Community Thanksgiving service is going to be held at First Presbyterian Church, 117 N. Oak Ave.,at 7 p.m. Sunday,Nov. 18. Joy TollChandler,director of Music Ministries,and Joshua Klatt, organist/accompanist at St. Francis Episcopal,will be leading the music for this years service. Any and all singers in the community are invited to sing in the choir for that evening. There will be two anthems,one of which will be accompanied by Klatt on the organ and by the First Presbyterian handbell choir. In order to prepare adequately so that Gods name will be glorified in the best way that we can,there will be two rehearsals. It is requested that all who wish to sing try to attend both rehearsals. These will be from 4-5:30 p.m. Sunday,Nov. 4 and again on Nov. 18 (then there will be enough time to go and get a bite to eat before the service at 7 p.m.). Drop an email or a text message to Joy TollChandler by Wednesday so that adequate quantities of music can be prepared. TollChandlers phone number is (802work; 4652742 or email address her at email@example.com. Another opportunity for musicians participation at the service would be any instrumentalists who might enjoy playing in a small orchestra.Again,let TollChandler know as they will be accompanying the hymns for the worship service. Rehearsal schedule and music will be sent as interest is noted. All are invited to participate in the music for this Community Thanksgiving Service,and also to plan to come and give thanks to God,the giver of all good gifts. Plans taking shape for Lake Placid Community Thanksgiving service GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE
C M Y K By BOB GARVER Special to the News-SunF or my review of aranormal Activity 3,I gave the film a star rating in two parts. I wrote that the overly familiar plot would be unimpressive to anyone who had seen the previous entries in the series,and for those people I gave the film a rating of two and a half stars. But for newcomers who didt yet know what to expect and would therefore be in fora surprise,I gave the film three and a half stars. For the franchises fourth installment,Im going to switch the star ratings around. I think that those familiar with the series will find more to like than those coming in with no frame of reference. The film takes place about five years after the series first and second installments, which ran simultaneously (the third was a prequel,and it took some sting out of the scares to know that the two little girls at the films center would definitely make it out alive to appear in the second movie). You may remember that the second film ended with the evil Katie (Katie Featherston) kidnapping her nephew for unclear demonic purposes following multiple murders. The new film tries to get new viewers caught up on the storyline,but I dont think thell be able to make any sense of the choppy introduction. The new film features Alex (Kathryn Newton),a teenage girl filming the mundane events of her life. Its mostly stuff involving her immature boyfriend,her at-odds parents,and her little brother Wyatt. Some strange things start happening with a neighbor boy named Robbie. His mother gets injured and he comes to stay with Alex and her family for a while. Needless to say,this really causes the weirdness to pick up,especially as Robbie and Wyatt start interacting with a mutual invisible (dont say imaginary) friend named Toby. Alex and her boyfriend begin using computer cameras to monitor the house, which she is now convinced is haunted. The scares are typical of the franchise. We get a lot of bangs,sudden movements, things popping into frame, and creepy things happening unbeknownst to the characters. Many of the early scares turn out to be red herringsa nd if you see the film with friends you can have some fun competing against each other in predicting the legitimacy of the next one. Unique to this installment is that the mere presence of Katie in a scene is to be treated as a reason to be scared. She may not have a scary look to her,but we know what she can do and she usually turns up where she isnt welcome. Or at least fans of the series know what Katie can do. There are a lot of scenes in the movie that will be appreciated by fans that will go over the heads of newcomers. I saw the film with a responsive crowd and everybody welcomed back Katie, Toby,and even the title cards that tell us what night it is. Longtime viewers know that these elements,as well as the slow build and fakeouts are an important part of the filmsstyle. Newer viewers may not have the patience for such a setup,but true fans watch these films just as much for the journey as the destination. Speaking of the destination,the last five minutes of aranormal Activity 4are terrific. The finale had my audience screaming and then laughing at themselves for screaming. An enthusiastic crowd can easily turn a simple screening into a party,and this is especially true with horror films. When the screen turned to black,I applauded and announced that I would see everybody next year. Im sure there will be a Paranormal Activity 5and I cant waitt o see it with a few hundred friends. Three-and-a-half stars if youve seen the other aranormal Activity movies. Two-andha-half stars if you havent. Paranormal Activity 4is rated R for language and some violence/terror. Its running time is 88 minutes. Contact Bob Garver at firstname.lastname@example.org/. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, October 26, 2012Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; Movie Listings 10/2610/31; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 4 0 0 6 6 4 4 DIVERSIONS Dear Abby: I have been dating the greatest manI ve ever met in my life for three years. Jaredhas wonderful kids and a successfulc areer. Hes handsome and is kind to me,my kids and my family.We enjoy each other immensely,and we are now engaged. W e are social drinkers, but about once a year Jared g ets incredibly intoxicated and changes into the most horrible person I have evers een. Its all verbal yelling nothing physical but i s still inexcusable. After an episodehe is guiltridden and apologetic for weeks. I believe hes sincere,but it has made mer ethink our engagement. He had an episode a week a go the third during the time weve been together. Our kids are close and c are about each other. I love Jared,but if I have to e ndure another instance of this I dont think I can go through with the marriage.I m still angry about the last bout,and hes still guilt-ridden. How do I a pproach this? Conflicted in P ennsylvania Dear Conflicted: The first thing to do is make it your business to attend some Al-Anon meetings.W hen you do,youll soon realize that the behavior Jared is exhibiting can escalate. While Jared may be able to handle his liquor 364 days a year (now),whath appens on that 365th is a deal-breaker. Unless you w ant to spend your life worrying every time Jared picks up a glass who he will be when he puts the glass down,draw the linen ow.Tell him the person he becomes during these episodesis a stranger you have no desire to have anything to do with ever and if he cant guarantee that you will never see that person again,the marriage is off. Of course,this will mean the end of his social drinking and probably yours. If what you have together is as special as you say,it is only a small sacrifice. Be prepared,because he will probably deny he has a problem. Unless you want to become a miserable nervous wreck, you must not relent. The explos ion,the guilt,the honeymoon period afterward are similar to the cycle of domesticv iolence,so be aware of that. Dear Abby: My beautiful son died five years ago. He chose his death byh anging suicide. He had suffered for years,and all o ur love couldnt help him. He once told me,Mom,I dont want to live like thisa nymore. I want to be with Jesus. W e know we will see him again. Still,I find it hard to tell people how he died. I know I dont have to,but it still haunts mes ometimes. Id like to know how others who have b een through the same thing feel about this. Thank you for your support. Mom in Connecticut Dear Mom: Im sorry a bout the death of your son,who suffered from severe chronic depression.W hen there is a suicide, the family can experience a range of emotions includi ng anger,sadness and guilt. When a child comm its suicide there can also be feelings of self-recrimination. If thats the case with you,please seek counsel-i ng. Im sure that when your letter is published,ll hear from readers who will share their experiences. If you will visit the American Foundation forS uicide Prevention website, www.afsp.org,you can s earch for a suicide survivor support group in your area,because talking with others who have experienced this can be helpful. Dear Abby is written by Abigail V an Buren, also known as J eanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA9 0069. To receive a collection of Abbys most memorable and most frequently requested poems and essays, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Keepers Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 610540447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. Fiances rare drunken bouts could become more frequent Dear Abby By CHRISTY LEMIRE A P Movie CriticM aybe if youre 20 years old and high in your dorm room with your friends,the platitudes presented in Cloud Atlasmight seem profound. A nyone else in his or her right mind should recognize it for what it is:a bloated,pseudo-intellectual,self-indulgent slog through some notionst hat are really rather facile. Ooh,were all interconnected and our souls keep meeting up with each other over the centuries,regardless of race,gender or geography.W re individual drops of water but were all part of the s ame ocean. That is deep, man. Perhaps it all worked better o n the page. Cloud Atlas comes from the best-selling n ovel of the same name by David Mitchell which,in theory,might have seemed unfilmable,encompassing six stories over a span of 500y ears and including some primitive dialogue in a fara way future. Sibling directors Lana and Andy Wachowski who actually have come upw ith some original,provocative ideas of their own in the Matrixmovies (well,at least the first one) working with Run Lola RundirectorT om Tykwer,havechopped up the various narratives and intercut between them out of o rder. The A-list actors who comprise the cast play multip le parts across the various stories and in elaborate makeup thats often laughable. Tom Hanks is a scheming doctor on a voyage across theS outh Pacific in 1849,a trashtalking novelist in present-day London and a peaceful goatherd whos part of a postapocalyptic tribe in the 2300s. Halle Berry is a composers white trophy wife in 1936S cotland,an investigative reporter in 1973 San F rancisco and a member of an elite society of prescients in t he farthest future. Hugh Grant is often the least recognizable of all beneath layers of prosthetics and goop:at one point,hes a vengeful oldm an; at another,hes the raging leader of a band of cannib als. One easy rule of thumb:If you see Hugo Weaving,youk now hes a bad guy. Except for the story line in which he p lays a woman,that is:an oppressive Nurse Ratched figure in a psychiatric hospital. M aybe the concept of transformation and of connectedness despite the physical vess els we occupy felt especially resonant for the transgender L ana Wachowski,formerly Larry Wachowski. But rather than serving as a satisfying, cohesive device,the multipleparts strategy feels like a dis-t racting gimmick. Instead of seamlessly melding with the films philosophy of continuity,it keeps you constantly wondering:Who is that actor made up to look Asian? Who is that beneath the henna tat-t oos and macrame? Is that... Susan Sarandon?It takes you o ut of the heart of the stories and holds you at arms length. Cloud Atlasis ambitious in its scope,for sure edited fluidly and often wondrous to look at,but totally ineffective from an emotional perspec-t ive. As youre watching it you m ay ponder as I did whether any of these six stories across disparate genres would bem ore compelling as its own, stand-alone film. P ossibly the one set in preWorld War II,starring Ben Whishaw as an up-and-com-i ng composer who flees London when hes exposed asa homosexual and goes to w ork for an aging musical master (Jim Broadbentall t he while writing letters to his lover (James DArcy) full of humor and longing. (This is one of the Tykwer segments, by the way. He also directedt he tales set in 1973 and 2012, while the Wachowskis took on 1849,2144 and the 24th century.) The most ridiculous is the one that takes place After the Fallin Hawaii in the mid-2 300s. It requires Hanks and Berry to yammer at each other i n a disjointed,stripped-down version of English thats as i ndecipherable as it is laughable. Even more unintentionally hilarious is the sight of Weaving hopping around in green makeup like some sub-v ersive leprechaun,whispering naughty things in Hanks e ar. On the other end of the spectrum,the most engagingt ale of all is set in the gleaming,futuristic city of Neo S eoul,a place of detailed, totalitarian precision built atop the remnants of a flood.S onmi-451 (Doona Bae one of countless fabricated restaurant workers locked in a d aily routine of servitude and sleep. B ut she longs to think for herself and dares to escape with the help of a young revolutionary played by Jim Sturgess. S ure,its hugely derivative with its garish,dystopian aesthetic and themes of machines turning on the people who invented them,but its also the only one that comes close to capturing any real sense ofh umanity. Cloud Atlas laughably self-serious MCT Tom Hanks stars as Zachry, and Halle Berry as Meronym, in the epic drama, Cloud Atlas distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures. Movie Review Cloud Atlas Rating: R (violence, language, some sexuality/ n udity and drug use) R unning time: 172 minutes R eview: (of 4 Movie Review Paranormal Activity 4 Rating: R (language and some violence/terror) Running time: 88 minutes Review: (of 5 if youve seen the other aranormalmovies, but if you havent) Paranormal Activity 4 better if youve seen first three installments
C M Y K LIVING 12B PA GE News-Sun Friday, October 26, 2012 F AMILY FEATURES Maintaining a clean kitchen is important. However,there are often cleaning tasks that get put on hold because they require a great deal of time and effort. According to the Scrubbing Bubbles Dirty Work Index survey,men and women agree the kitchen is the most difficult room to clean after the bathroom. Luckily,following a few simple steps and using all-purpose kitchen cleaners make tackling tough kitchen messes easier ensuring that your home is not only clean but also healthy. Follow the below tips and tricks to learn how to clean your kitchen with ease. Photo courtesy of Getty ImagesTackletheAppliancesUse these tips for maintaining your oven,microwave,dishwasher and refrigerator: FiveTipstoanOrganized,CleanKitchenCreate a plan of action.Before you begin cleaning,gather everything youll need to tackle the kitchen as a whole,from rubber gloves and sponges,to the vacuum and mop. Assign tasks to each family member to help speed up the process. To ensure everything gets squeaky clean,make a checklist. Use all-purpose cleaners.Make it easier with a quality,all-purpose cleaning product that can tackle all sorts of kitchen messes while killing germs,such as the Scrubbing Bubbles All Purpose Heavy Duty Cleaner with fantastik,which kills 99.9 percent of germs and bacteria. This cleaner can wipe out tough grease and grime,without leaving behind a filmy residue. Reorganize and prioritize.As you clean the kitchen,reorganize contents of pantries,cabinets,drawers and spice racks so everything is easy to find,with your most-used items in front for easy access. Ensure anything expired is thrown out,and donate canned foods you dont plan to use to a food bank.Dust cabinet interiors.Remove dry-storage food items and dust out your cabinetry. Make sure you get back into the corners of your cabinets with a duster or vacuum. Wipe down dry food items with a damp cloth and place back in the cabinets. Get your floors gleaming.Vacuum or sweep floors to get them prepped for mopping. Make sure to dust baseboards and corners where dust and pet hair can get trapped. Pay special attention to the cleaning solution you purchase to clean your floors,as hardwood flooring especially requires specific cleaners. FormoreinformationonScrubbingBubblesproducts,visit www.scrubbingbubbles.com.For moretips on keeping your home clean,visit www.rightathome.com. Oven If your oven boasts a self-cleaning mode, go ahead and turn it on. For the stovetop and exterior of the oven,spray a greasecutting cleaner that stays where you spray, such as the new Scrubbing Bubbles Total Kitchen Foaming All Purpose Cleaner with fantastik,to thoroughly cover the surfaces,exterior walls and oven door. Allow the cleaner to go to work penetrating and lifting grime while you move on to the microwave. Use damp sponges or paper towels to remove the cleaner when the grease and grime have dissolved. Microwave To loosen grease and food spatters,boil a cup of water with a few lemon slices in the microwave for one minute,which will help to soften dried food particles to make cleanup easier. Then,use a foaming allpurpose cleaner and a damp sponge to easily wipe away residue and grease and leave a fresh scent behind.Dishwasher Use a toothbrush and warm,soapy water to clean around the rubber seal on the door of your dishwasher. Use a scrubbing brush or sponge to wipe away dirt and grime on the inside of the door,as well as the walls. Wipe away debris around the drain that could cause later clogging. Run your empty dishwasher on the hottest cycle to help further remove buildup. Fridge Because the refrigerator houses perishable foods, its crucial to your familys health to keep it well-maintained and sanitary. Cleaning the refrigerator requires more work than just pitching old food. To ensure your fridge is thoroughly cleaned,turn the dial control to and remove and discard old food items before removing shelves and drawers,then wipe them down using mild soap and water. Next,use a toothpick and toothbrush to clean corners,hinges and the rubber gasket. Finally,sanitize the drop pan with an antibacterial all-purpose cleaner. Cleaning the drop pan weekly will help reduce spilled food odors. After these steps are complete,return the dial control to the original temperature setting.
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