The news-sun
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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 01-09-2013
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
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General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING As the News-Sun reported last October,the Heartland Idol has a new home at the Highlands Family YMCA. "The Y contacted us. Once we saw the place we went,ow,said Diana Walker,the founder of the Heartland Idol talent contest. Performances will be held in the basketball pavilion. This is the third venue for the popular talent show that attracts local singers and those from outside the county. Born on the Historic Circle,the multiple day event dealt with problems in scheduling and bad weather from its beginning. Reluctantly,organizers quit the park as a venue. In 2011,Idol was held at the Highlands County Convention Center as part of the county fair. People,however,were disappointed it was only a two-day event. This year the fair and Heartland Idol had conflicting dates,Walker said, besides,the Idol really wanted a permanent home. This is why the agreement with the Y is such a relief. Wre not homeless anymore,Walker said. The organizers decided on another change and moved the event to February and March. There will be no rain delays,Walker said,and it might not be as hot. re still sticking to Thursday evenings,Walker added. The Idol Cafe will remain open,and its still bring-your-own-lawnchair,she said. Idol will start accepting participant applications on Monday. Go to Keiber Law Offices at 129 S. Commerce Ave. in Sebring,and ask for Debbie Latimer. There is a $10 entrance fee. The contest itself begins Feb. 7.A phone line will be opened soon. In the meantime,contact Walker by email at diana_party4U@live.com. There are three age divisions:adult, 18 and up; teen,13-17; and junior,12 and younger. A one-day senior contest is held for those 60 and older. Lady Devils give scarePAGE1BTransforming your bedroomPAGE1 0BRowans civil suit scheduledPAGE4ANEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, January 11-12, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 5 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 HighLow 81 61Complete Forecast PAGE 10A Fog in the a.m.; partly sunny, warm F orecast Question: Does the city of Sebring have a right to tear down the wall at 503 E. Center Ave.? Next question: Are you enjoying these warmer-thanusual temperatures we are experiencing? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 45.5% No 55.5% Total votes: 118 Classifieds7A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby9B Editorial & Opinion3A Healthy Living5B Kevins Komments8B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Review9B Movie Times9B Religion6B Sports On TV2B Soduko9B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and B y DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comA von Park coaching legend Joe Franza will take his place among the greats in the annals of Florida athletics tomorrow as he will be inducted into the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame at theH ilton Daytona Beach Oceanfront Resort. F ranza will be among seven that were nominated by their peers,reviewed by the FACA Awards Committee and voted on by the FACA Board ofD irectors. The seven inductees are George Coffey,KissimmeeOsceola,Softball; David Frantz, Lakewood Ranch,Golf; PhilH ayford,St. Pete-Shorecrest Prep/Canterbury School, By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comA VON PARK Sandra Michelle Jackson, 25,was taken into custody by the Highlands C ounty Sheriffs Office Tuesday. Jackson lives on Hal Mcrae Loop. Late on the night of June 6 and early morning of June 7,a 911 medical call for assistance came from the residence. A von Park police and the county Emergency Medical Service arrived at the two-story townh ouse apartment to find a dead infant,just under 10 months of age. There was no sign of blunt force trauma. Cause of death was noti mmediately apparent. Because the baby was in full rigor and cold,the boy had probably b een dead several hours before the 911 call was made, according to reports. Jacksonw as allegedly visiting a friend and not at home at the time. Jacksons other three child ren aged 4,3 and 2 were present. A ccording to the probable cause report from the Highlands County Sheriffs Office,first responders found the apartment it in near total disarray clothes strewn everywhere,filthy bedding,cigaretteb utts and ashes ground into the carpet,food encrusted plates and spoiled food left all over, including on the floor.A baby bottle was found in the playpen filled with applesauce. The kitchen was filthy. In addition,the house was infested with cockroaches. The report states,The infesta-t ion was so pronounced that within the refrigerator,where uncovered food was stored,both l ive and dead cockroaches were observed. The children all showed signs of insect feeding. According to the report,These areas are best described strippingthe outer layer of skin from the body. T he 10-month-old baby was found to have dirt in skin folds of his neck and armpit areas. According to the report,his arms and legs did not appear to be as developed as they should have been. He was underweight for his age,a ppearing emaciated. The report indicates his body weight at death was only slightly higher than his birth weight. The autopsy showed the Woman charged in babys death Jackson See BABY,page 5A 2013 Heartland Idol kicks off Feb. 7 News-Sun file photo Applications can be picked up Monday for the 2013 Heartland Idol competition, which will take place at the Highlands Family YMCA. This years contest begins Feb. 7 and will have three age divisions. A one-day senior contest is planned for those 60 and older. Franzas induction is Saturday New to the FACA Hall of Fame News-Sun file photo A young Coach Joe Franza at Memorial Field where he started his coaching career at Avon Park High School. See COACH,page 5A Photo courtesy of former News-Sun Sports Editor Lucy Derkman Legendary Avon Park High School football coach Joe Franza, who passed away in 2005, is being inducted Saturday in the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. I nsideComing upM LK festivals, p arades and Sports Aviation Air Expo on the calendars


C M Y K J ennifer Clarke was busy managing a Michigan groc ery store when she got a phone call from her husband. He told her she needed to come home from work. I said I cant leave,Im i n charge of the store, Jennifer told The Unknown Soldiers. Then I remember plain as day,my husband said Jennifer,there are two men here in military uniforms. J ennifers heart dropped as she let go of the phone a nd ran out the door. Her son,Pfc. Shane Cantu,was in Afghanistan,and all that the military mom wanted was for him to come homea live. Please,let my son only be injured,the tearful mother said as she drove home ina panic. W hen she walked into her Corunna,Mich.,home,a young soldier tried to maintain his composure while delivering an official casualty notification from the U.S. Army. Not my boy,Jennifer replied. Hes coming home, right? No maam,the solemn soldier replied. He was killed in action in Afghanistan on Aug. 28, 2012. Jennifer,hoping she would soon wake from a nightmare, collapsed on the floor. ou just dont think things like this will hit close to your community,she said. According to the Department of Defense,Pfc. Cantu,20,died after he was wounded by shrapnel in eastern Afghanistan. He was serving with the Armys 173rd Airborne Brigade Combat Team,based in Vicenza,Italy. As the grieving mother reflected less than five months after her only sons death,Jennifer spoke of the last time she corresponded with Shane,who knew his young life was in peril. s getting crazy over here,mom,the soldier said. I cant promise you Ill be home. Those difficult words will always be with Jennifer,who knows her sons last days were filled with anguish. On Aug. 15,less than two weeks before Shanes death,his close friend and fellow soldier,Pfc. AndrewKeller,22, was killed by enemy small arms fire,according to the Pentagon. Shane,who wrotea stirring eulogy in Afghanistan that his mom would later deliver to Pfc. Kellers family,blamed himself. I told him you have to stay strong,Jennifer said. Shane,a former high school football star,joined the Army to better his country. But as he told his mother after boot camp,he also wanted to better himself. He hugged me,told me he loved me,and said Mom, this was the best thing I ever could have done for myselfJennifer said. The soldiers mother said that Shane,who was known for his smile and sense of humor,wanted to serve in Afghanistan so badly that he broke down and cried after a prior deployment was cancelled. I didnt join the Army to sit back and watch,Shane said. I joined to be a leader. Instead of waiting for a future opportunity,Shane pleaded his case to an Army officer. The First Lieutenant, who immediately saw the young soldiers potential, w ould later tell Jennifer how much Shane impressed him. s men like him that make our country strong, the officer said. When Shane eventually left for Afghanistan in July 2012,Jennifer,like any caring mother,was deeply concerned. I was heartbroken,but I knew thats where he needed to be,she said. As his mother,I stood behind him and I stood proud. Jennifer will always stand behind her son,who hoped to become a U.S. marshal when his military career concluded. To honor Shanes memory,Jennifer has set upa scholarship fund through the Shiawassee Community Foundation to assist students pursuing law enforcement careers. Pfc. Shane Cantu was 9 years old when America was attacked on Sept. 11,2001. Yet while growing from boy to man,he developed a devotion to family and freedom thats inspired Americans a cross all walks of life. I get notes saying, Thank you for your sacrifices,the fallen heros mom said. I walk into stores and people hug me and say God bless yourf amily. On Sept. 6,Jennifer Clarke watched in awe as hundreds lined Michigan streets to honor the arrival of Shanes flag-draped casket. While her son didntc ome home alive,Shanes proud mother realized that h is selfless spirit most certainly did. This is for my boy,she said. To find out more about Tom Sileo, or to read features byo ther Creators Syndicate writers a nd cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. Page 2ANews-SunFriday, January 11, 2013www.newssun.com Jan. 9 192024274251x:4Next jackpot $4 millionJan. 5 81921233640x:4 Jan. 2 91727444851x:2 Jan. 9 1214162429 Jan. 8 117212228 Jan. 7 210111435 Jan. 6 1115202326 Jan. 9 (n 2684 Jan. 9 (d 7450 Jan. 8 (n 8211 Jan. 8 (d 9108 Jan. 9(n 705 Jan. 9 (d 128 Jan. 8(n 910 Jan. 8 (d 485 Jan. 8 41821297 Jan. 4 917353716 Jan. 1 1216324118 Dec. 28 610223814 Jan. 9 1113202759 PB: 26Next jackpot $80 millionJan. 5 2630495154 PB: 25 Jan. 2 1820283553 PB: 20 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center D owntown Sebring hosts U.S. Aviation Expo Kick Off partySEBRING Destination DowntownS ebring celebrates the January theme Flying High Health & Wellness with a special U.S. Aviation Expo Kick-offp arty from 5-8 p.m. today that is free for the public to attend. Aircraft will invade Downtown Sebring and beo n display during the party. Come see light aircraft on display,enjoy wine tasting, food vendors,live musical performances by Free 4AM and The Flying MusiciansA ssociation,model aircraft assembly demonstration by M ichaels and a 5 p.m. Downtown Sebring Flyover. Join us inD owntown Sebring to review some of the exciti ng things you will see at the Expo. Discounted tickets to the Expo will be available for purchase. For information,visit thee vents Facebook Event Page. E ast and West Center Avenue will be closed from Wall Street to CircleP ark Drive at 5 p.m.,in conjunction with the event. A ll road closures will be reopened by 9 p.m. Questions pertaining to t he kick-off event may be directed to Lora Todd of Plan B Promotions at 3816 467. Questions relating to the road closure may be d irected to Karl Hoglund of the Sebring Police Department by telephone at 471-5108 or by e-mail at karlhoglund@mysebring.com .American Legion plan oratoricalAVON PARK The American Legion Post 69i n Avon Park will be having an oratorical at 2:30 p .m. Friday,Jan. 11,in the auditorium of Avon Park High School. The subject of the oratorical will be on the Constitution of theU nited States. This will consist of two parts; first,an eight to 10minute presentation on emphasis to the duties ando bligations of a citizen to our government. The seco nd part is a three to fiveminute presentation on a topic drawn on one of the four topics. Article II,section 1,paragraph 5,Nop erson except a natural born citizen can be president. Amendment 22,First sentence No person shall be elected to the office ofP resident more than twice. Amendment 2,A well regulated Militia being necessary. Amendment 24,the right of A Citizen of theU nited States to vote in any primary election for President. The community is invited to attend.Red Neck Joe plays at Moose LodgeSEBRING The Sebring Moose Lodge2 259 on U.S. 98 are having a evening of music with R ed Neck Joe from 6 to 10 p.m. today.The standard menu is offered from 5:308:30 p.m. and a corned beef and cabbage dinner ist he special for $8. Members and guests are w elcome.Happy Days play at ReflectionsA VON PARK Reflections on Silver Lake will host a dance featuringH appy Days,a band specializing in the music of the s and s. The d ance will be held from 7:30-10:30 p.m. today. C ost is $5. Take your own drinks and snacks; ice will be provided. For more information,call 452-5037.Golden Era Band at dance clubSEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club will host the music oft he Golden Era,a 14-piece orchestra,from 7-9:30 p.m. t oday at the Senior Center, 3400 Sebring Parkway. Snacks and sandwiches will be available; bring your own beverage. A dmission for members is $5; for non-members, $7. Dress is smart casual. Everyone is welcome. Due to a typographical error in Wednesdays editorial,the per diem amount a state legislator receives while attending the session was incorrect. The correct per diem amount is $133. The amount reported for a 60-day legislative session, $7,980,is correct. The News-Sun regrets the error and appreciates the opportunity to set the record straight. CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Continued on page 6A Correction Soldiers selfless spirit comes home Photo courtesy of Jennifer Clarke Jennifer Clarke embraces her son, U.S. Army Pfc. ShaneC antu, 20, of Corunna, Mich. The soldier died in A fghanistan on Aug. 28, 2012, of wounds suffered when he w as struck by shrapnel. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comA VON PARK The commemoration of Martin Luther King Jr. has become a tradition throughout America with many cities and communitiesc elebrating Kings life and legacy. The city of Avon Park and its residents are gearing up for another year of celebra-t ion and servanthood for its week long 2013 MLK Festival. The five-day event runs Jan. 17-21 and is packed withn umerous events and activities to recognize the life and hard work of MLK andf ocuses solely on bringing together people of all different backgrounds. T he Avon Park Southside Community Redevelopment A gency Chairman Gerald Snell is excited about heading the event for the secondy ear. e want to continue to m ove forward,Snell said. He (MLKasnt just about equal rights for blacks; he was about equality for all. With a full schedule of e vents,this years MLK Festival has become the b iggest in the citys history. The festival was started many y ears ago by Beatrice Peterson. Originally taking s hape as a memorial walk, the MLK event grew over the years and was coordinated under multiple individuals and organizations. After theH eritage Committee took up the task of coordination,the w alk turned into more of a parade,according to Snell. F or the past two years however,the Southside CRA has h eaded the festival and is planning to take it to new heights. First up on the festival agenda is the networkingb anquet. The banquet will be held Thursday throughout the d ay at the newly opened Super Chicken at 123 W. M ain St. Day two of the festival p rovides local students an opportunity to showcase their writing and speaking skills at the oratorical contest on Friday,Jan. 18. The contestw ill feature Avon Park Middle and High School Avon Parks MLK Festival bigger, better N ews-Sun file photo The approaching Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday, brings citizens throughout Highlands County ofall colors and creeds together. Residents will once again celebrate the life of MLK Jr. throughout the county and the city of Avon Park. The MLK Festival events will take place from January 18-21. For more information contact the Southside CRA District Chairman Gerald Snell at 873-6698. S ee FESTIVAL,page 6A


C M Y K Page 3AN ews-SunF riday, January 11, 2013www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIAL 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155D AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com V ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING We have junk food,junk m ail and junk bonds. Now,thanks to our dysf unctional and devious Congress,we have junk laws like the Taxpayer Relief Act. Junk laws are really n othing new.The people we send to Washington to r epresent us have been passing legislation larded with pork or special privi-l eges for their friends in business,agriculture and l abor since the country was born. Insiders have always k nown how this cynical bipartisan game is played. But now,thanks to the failure of Congress to deal with the government debtc risis it in large part created,the average American is starting to become aware of these junk bills. Even the liberal media w ere outraged by what went on when Congress p assed the American Taxpayer Relief Act of2 012 which,ironically, raised the taxes of every working American by 2 percent by returning the Social Security tax to itsu sual 6.2 percent level. The Fiscal Cliff Bill did virtually nothing to solve the federal governments money problems orc reate a single job. But it was junked up with nearly $70 billion of pure pork including tax credits for the owners of NASCAR racetracks,wind turbine makers,Hollywood moviemakers and rum-makers in Puerto Rico. While President Obama was promising to raise taxes on the rich but really shafting the working poor, congressional folk were so busy loading up the Fiscal Cliff Billwith presents for their friends that they forgot to pass the relief bill to benefit victims of Hurricane Sandy. Members of Congress are grandmasters of deceit and dishonesty. Taking maximum advantage of every crisis or disaster that comes along,they attach their favorite pieces of pork to dishonestly named bills such as the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012and the Affordable Healthcare Act. Members know these big important super-bills have to pass to avert a crisis,so they junk them up with their $200 million Bridges to Nowhereand their $59 million tax credits for the algae-growing industry. A perfect example of how Congress gets its junk bills passed has to with the way it funds FEMA. Congress always underfunds the Federal Emergency Management Agency. Why? Because Congress knows each year there will always be a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy that FEMA will need billions of federal dollars to address. And when FEMA comes a sking for emergency funding,members of Congress w ill clean out their closets and throw every piece of junk legislation they have i nto the relief bill,which they know will automatically pass without scrutiny. Another reason we get junk laws is that few mem-b ers of Congress actually read these monster bills before they vote for them. Nancy Pelosis career quote is going to be her commento n the healthcare bill,But we have to pass the bill so y ou can find out what is in it. L aw-making is not supposed to work that way. There's a rule in Congress that a bill has to be posted for 48 hours before it canb e voted on. But that rule has become a joke. Just watch C-SPAN the next time a vote is being taken in the House. Youllp robably hear someone say something like,Under suspension of the rule, we'll now vote. What arcane parliamentary rule are they talking about? The 48-hour rule. No wonder Congress is always finding out after they vote what they just voted for. If members of Congress don't read the damn bill,they shouldn't vote on it. Im getting real tired of people saying,My guys a good guy and your guys a bad guy.There all acting like bad guys. We need to start holding every member of Congress accountable. And we need more up-and-down votes in Congress,so that the next important piece of legislation doesn't become another Fiscal Cliff Junk Bill. Copyright Michael Reagan. Michael Reagan is the son of President Ronald Reagan, a political consultant, and the author of The New Reagan Revolution (St. Martins Press). He is the founder and chairman of The Reagan Group and president o f The Reagan Legacy Foundation. Visit his websites at www.reagan.com and www.michaelereagan.com. Send comments to Reagan@caglecartoons.com. Follow @reaganworld on Twitter. Mike's column is distributed exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate. For info on using columns contact Cari Dawson Bartley at cari@cagle.com or call 800696-7561. Making Sense Michael Reagan Junk laws Right to know vs good judgment R ecently,a New York state newspaper,the Journal News ,stirred more controversy last month by publishingt he names and addresses,complete with map,of handgun permit owners. All the records were public and access ible to anyone who wished to r etrieve it. But the question is why? T he information did not really serve any purpose other than to increase the controversy. Publishing that informa-t ion was ill advised and could even lead to more problems in the future. It definitely widened the gap between t he opposing sides of gun control. In fact,several of the names were law enforcement,prison guards,firstr esponders and others of those who put their lives on the line everyday to serve and protect. N ice to know that the inmate you a re guarding read your home address during library privileges. J ust because you can,and the information is available,it is not always a dvisable to lay it out there. T he information about sex is readily available to anyone who has a TV o r computer,but do you go about showing explicit pictures to firstg raders? Certainly not. When all the yelling happens,it is the medias job to report and record.I t is responsible to ask each side for their opinion and facts. Not hand the mob rocks then report the mob threwt he rocks. When a news agency seeks to enflame rather than enlighten,then ith as truly over-stepped the bounds of good taste and ethical consideration. E ven if the information is public. I nformation is power,but all power must be tempered with good judgm ent. W e at the News-Sun believe you can support the publics right to know w ithout endangering the public. We are first to promote access to public records,but a newspaper also has to use good judgment with that freedom. The experts are giving it little chance of passage,but H.J. Resolution 15 is stirring a lot of talk. U.S. Rep. Jose Serrano (D-NYonce again introduced a resolution to repeal the 22nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. If the resolution is approved by Congress and ratified by the states,it would once again allow a president to serve more than two four-year terms. Doomsayers are already up in arms about the possibilities of an American monarchy.They fear an individual would become permanently entrenched in the office,either by clever abuse of power or by our just getting used to him,like that irregularly shaped mole on your back that you keep meaning to do something about. (I swear,Im voting that guy out of office next time ooo,theres a Three Stooges marathon on cable!) Yeah,right. The freedom to run multiple grueling reelection campaigns is Number One on the wish list of would-be tyrants in Third World nations. (Lets see...I could pump millions into a never-ending series of campaign ads or I could pump hot lead into my predecessor and any opposition. *Sigh* Decisions,decisions. Other voters fear that even the most honorable chief executive would inevitably outlive his sell-bydate. Instead of traveling everywhere with Air Force One, he'd travel everywhere with Fiber One. Hed have to get his grandkids to help him figure out how to press the launch-the-nukes button. When he sought to buy our votes with goodies,hed do it in a trench coat,near the playground. Of course some of the behind-the-scenes manipulators would never be satisfied. (Yknow,if we replaced his blood with that stuff they used to put in Twinkies,hed probably have another two or three terms of shelf life. Perhaps those squeamish about the resolution would be pacified if it provided for a gradual decline of presidential perks each time a president was re-elected. Besides reductions in salary and medical care,this could include changing the Lincoln bedroom linens only once every fourscore and seven years or secretly replacing one random Secret Service agents gun with a Super Soaker. We could also find ways to handicap the incumbent each time he sought reelection. Maybe all the photo opswould require the chief of staff to make devil horns behind the presidents head, or Hail To The Chiefcould be altered to sound more like The Chicken Dance. Some citizens are satisfied that a president would eventually jump the sharkin TV terms and ruin his own immortality. (Instead of a new White House cat,we're adopting a cute British kid. And waitll you see the zany new neighbors moving into 1601 Pennsylvania Avenue!") Repealing the 22nd Amendment is not a priority for me,but its certainly a fascinating topic that cries out for discussion. Whatever your political leanings,the various what if?scenarios show just how complex the whole issue is. If Ronald Reagan had served extra terms,would there have been a Clinton presidency? If Bill had hung around longer,would there have been a Barack Obama White House? Its enough to make Marty McFly jump into the DeLorean with Doc Brown and yell Cmon, Doc,were going back to the days of wooden teeth! Danny Tyree. Danny welcomes reader e-mail responses at tyreetyrades@aol.com and visits to his Facebook fan page yrees Tyrades. Is it time to repeal Presidential Term Limits? Tyrades! Danny Tyree


C M Y K Page 4ANews-SunFriday, January 11, 2013www.newssun.com f lorida home health 3x10.5 process a d# 00026662 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK Former p olice chief Michael Rowans civil case against the city is active once more. Judge David Langford ordered the case to proceedt o trial. The court finds that in addition to legal issues to be decided,there are disputes over genuine issues of material fact that should be decid-e d by a jury,he wrote. A provisional date for the trial was set for April 8. B efore then,however, Rowan and the city have agreed to sit for a mediations ession scheduled for Jan. 22. Should an agreement be r eached,there will be no need for a trial. Should mediation be u nsuccessful,the trial proc eeds,but there is a complication. Brian Koji,thec itys labor attorney,is scheduled to be in court on another case April 8. If the timing conflictc ant be resolved,the trial would be postponed. Rowans suit stems back a year and a half,when Avon Park City Manager Julian Deleon suspended Rowanw ithout pay on June 13,2011 after Rowan could not come t o terms with the city on a separation agreement. Rowan had come under f ire after it was learned he had investigated a number of c ity council members, including Mayor Sharon S chuler and Deputy Mayor Brenda Gray,regarding citizen complaints about corruption and Sunshine Law violations. A major issue in the case is whether Rowan was put on administrative leave,then suspended,then fired in response to his investigation. R owan is asking for his job back,back wages and damages in one count of contract violation and one count of a whistleblower" allegation. A whistleblower lawsuit isw hen employees allege they were punished for reporting p ossible wrong doings about their employers. The News-Sun was unable t o reach Brian Koji or Robert Grizzard,Rowans attorney, b y press time. Rowans civil suit against AP scheduled for court Rowan C ourtesy photo A delaide Shores RV Resort will host its fifth annual Cruise-in Classic Car Show from 1-4 p .m. Sunday, Jan. 27 at the resort, 2881 U.S. 27 North in Avon Park. The show will feature a variety of classic, antique and muscle cars, ice cream social, 50/50 raffle, food, entertainment and lots of fun. The show is free and open to the public. If interested in displaying a car or need additional information, contact Dave Greenslade at 453-2226 or Bill Pigg at (987 Cruise-in Classic Car Show is Jan. 27 Comcast/Agenti Media; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, IO3940278; 00026513


C M Y K Football; Ed McPadden, Marion County Schools, Baseball/AD; Marcia Pinder,Ft. Lauderdale-D illard,Basketball; John Wilkinson,Cocoa,Football; and Joe Franza,Avon Park, Football. Franza and Hayford are b eing honored posthumously. To be eligible for induction,a mini-m um of 20 years of service in the coaching profession,in Florida,a nd/or participation in FACA is required. C riteria for selection are based on coaching record, championships won,headc oaching tenure,FACA service and awards. F ranzas induction came after an exhaustive,threeyear effort by former Red Devil quarterback Reggie Butler. I played for him from 1956-58,and my two brothe rs also played for him, Butler said in a phone interview Thursday.Not onlyw as he a great football coach,he was a leader of y oung men. He wasnt one to scream and holler,but he was aM arine Corps guy,who was tough and no-nonsense. He was worshiped by all of us t hat played for him,he continued. A few years ago we h ad a party at his ranch,and there were hundreds,if not more than a thousand people who showed up. It was heartwarming to see allt hose people who had played for him over the years. According to his biography on the Avon Park Champions Club webpage, Joe Franza was born on Dec.2 9,1924 in Murphysboro, Ill. A t Murphysboro High School he was,ironically enough,a Red Devil,and a multi-sport star,lettering in football and baseball,asw ell as a state champion pole vaulter. He enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps in 1942,serving in the South Pacific as ac ommunications specialist until the end of the World War II. He returned to marry his high school sweetheart and earned an athletic scholarship first at the nearby University of Southern Illinois in Carbondale,and then Erskine College,where he graduated in 1949. He was inducted into the Erskine College Hall of Fame in 1985 for his prowess in basketball,track and football during the two years he was there. Franza then came down to Florida and began what would be a distinguished career at Avon Park High School which spanned 31 years. He coached from 1949 until 1972,during which time the Red Devil footballt eam had 138 wins,68 loses and 10 ties. During this time they reached nine title games, earned five RidgeC onference titles,three district titles and one regional title. He was named Coach of the Year in 1962. D uring his tenure,teams were known for their physicality and toughness. Franza also concentrated a great deal of effort on f ielding as many players as possible during a game. Even the most unlikely a thlete found his way into a game if he was willing to work hard and followi nstructions. He also served as the athl etic director and worked in the community with an athletic association for fundr aising. Due to personal illness in 1 972,he retired from coaching but continued on as athletic director and served as a Dean of Students until 1980. In 1984,Franza was electe d to his first of two terms on the Highlands County S chool Board,serving as chairman for one of those years. O ne of his proudest moments was the dedication o f the Avon Park High School stadium to him. Throughout his life he w as an active man and an avid outdoorsman,during retirement he took up golf, the guitar and wood crafting. H e was a Past Worshipful Master of the Masonic Lodge,a Rotarian,and a member of Union Congregational Church. H e was a man of honor,a dedicated husband,father, g randfather,friend and patriot. One great innovation F ranza began was the Avon Park Circus,which ran from 1 951-60. That really evolved from the short football season, B utler said. There was a lot of time until baseball season,which a lot of the guys also played,but this gave usa chance to stay in shape. We were also a bunch of kids from blue collar homes, and the circus really opened our eyes to other things, opened our minds,he cont inued. So much of what he did,his leadership,becomi ng a family and opening us up to new things,he really helped set us on a path tog reatness. The Florida Athletic C oaches Association is comprised of more than 5,000 member coaches,both high s chool and college,in the state of Florida. The FACA sponsors 10 High School All-Star Classics in nine sports,con-d ucts four coaching clinics each year and recognizes coaches for the exemplary efforts supporting the youth of this state. By BARRY FOSTER N ews-Sun correspondentSEBRING This is generally the time that Highlands County staff members begin plotting their budget for theu pcoming fiscal year. However,this time it appears they will have an eye toward planning for two. At their meeting Tuesday, H ighlands County Administrator June Fisher told commissioners she had been working on a timeline for biennial budgeting and a plano f action for implementation should commissioner approve the concept. T he idea of biennial budgeting has been a part of the commissioners short termg oals list for over a year. There was a presentation on s uch apolicy last February and it was again discussed at the commission's last meet-i ng of the year. At that time,Highlands C ounty Administrative Project Manager Chris Benson gave commissionersa powerpoint presentation on the budget process. The ideai s to plan for budgeting and fiscal projections for two c onsecutive fiscal years. Just like current one-year budgeting,allocations and other adjustments may be made as the process goesa long throughout the year. The hope is that by planning for two fiscal years,there will be less of a workload by employees planning for theirb udget each spring. Calling it an extremely valuable planning tool, Fisher noted that although it would be time-consuming upf ront,there would be efficencies as the years progressed. I thing there may be some g rowing pains in this, echoed commissioner Don Elwell. D uring the presentation, Hightlands County C ommission Chairman Jack Richie told Fisher there was a consensus of the board toc ontinue with the process, noting that he would like to s ee budget planning begin by the end of January. Fisher told commissioners they could expect a full report at their next regularm eeting on Jan. 15. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, January 11, 2013Page 5A child had not eaten for several days,according to reports. The other children suffered all the same symptoms and signs of neglect,reports indicate. Jackson has been charged with child neglect causing great harm in the case of her infant son. She has also been charged with negligence without great harm regarding the condition of her other children. Jackson is currently in the county jail. Her first court date is Feb. 18. Continued from page 1A Baby malnourished, dies County heads to biennial budgeting Coach Joe Franza recognized for work Continued from page 1A F ranza N ews-Sun file photo A n Avon Park High School football player gets some c oaching from one of the local spors favorite coaches, J oe Franza.


C M Y K By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING Aviation enthusiasts are gearing up to flock to Sebring for the ninth annual U.S. Sport Aviation Expo. T he annual event draws in thousands from all over the United States and the world. Last years Expo drew more than 16,000 guests during itsf our-day run. This years Expo is also spread out over four days beginning Thursday and will highlight hundreds of aircrafta nd related items from throughout the country and world. E xhibitors pile into to the Sebring Regional Airport to showcase their items for avi-a tion enthusiasts,pilots and the general public. Wre deep into our final preparations. The extended forecast looks like we willh ave great weather,and our vendors and exhibitors are e xcited to present their wares. Its all shaping up to be a great weekend of aviation activities,Expo director Jana Filip said. T he 80 indoor and 80 outdoor displays will feature s ome of the most up-to-date aviation-related items and equipment,and enablesa ttendees to view and test out a number of different planes a nd items throughout the week. The many well-loved flight d emonstrations,fly-bys, plane rides and forums are just a handful of things taking place at the Sebring Regional Airport next weekd uring this years Expo. The event will also house a few k eynote speakers on aviation. Buzzing with plenty of activity for aviation enthusi-a sts,new and old,the Expo provides more than just t hrills for plane lovers. History lovers will have the opportunity to tour,and may b e even take a flight in,three historic World War II aircraft provided by the Wings of Freedom Tour at the Expo. The newest addition to the E xpo will be the Twilight Air Shows. The shows will offer p recision flying exhibitions plus a comedy flying routine showcased by some famousn ames in the flying world: Hall of Famer aerobatic pilot P atty Wagstaff,Tiger Air Shows Hotwire Harryand Sheriff Roscoealong with t he worlds largest flying team the 12-member Team AeroDynamix. The Twilight Air Shows are sponsored by the Jarrett Automotive GroupF oundation and will take place Friday,Jan. 18 and S aturday,Jan. 19 at 5 p.m. Returning for its second year are the gourmet winea nd cheese experiences. The food events were a big hit in i ts first appearance at last years Expo so coordinators decided to bring it back for a s econd run. The Wine and Food Experience will be held Jan. 18-19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tulius Hangar. Opening ceremonies for t he Aviation Expo will kick off at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Sebring Regional Airport main stage. For more information visit w ww.sport-aviationexpo.com/ A viation Expo sails into Sebring for 9th year w riters who will share their thoughts about MLK and their ideas of service. Winners will be chosen after the contest at the Avon Park City Council chambers. Saturday,Jan. 19 kicks off t he start of the all day events for the weekend. Music, f ood,drinks,games,bounce houses,pony rides and entertainment are slated for Saturday through Monday, Jan. 19-21. Saturday alsob rings the second annual Peace Rally & Block Party hosted by Royston Spank Daley. Music will be provided by l ocal DJ Mike P.A candlelight vigil will close out the evening with three guests speakers. Shari Lewis of Lake Placid,mother of Quentin Pope; Pam Ramsay of Sebring,mother of Clinton Flethcher; and Jackie MooreOliver of Avon Park,mother of Courtney Moore are all mothers who have each lost their son to violent crimes. The mothers of past victims of violence will share their testimonies and stories with the public. Daley will close out the day with an address following the three women. A Jazz and Gospel Day awaits attendees on Sunday, Jan. 20 featuring local and up and coming artists such as Javis Mays,J L Cash,Pearl, Theologe and more. The concert will be held at Memorial Field; admission is $10 (or free when wearing officialM LK Fest T-shirt). The fun culminates M onday,Jan. 21 at noon with the annual MLK Day Parade. We have two grand marshals this year,Tealy Williams and retired NASA engineer L.C. Sumbry,Snell said. T he parade also comes with big changes this year; in a new location and starting point. This years parade will wind its way throughD owntown Avon Park beginning at the Depot Museum. (Walkers and floats will line up here). The parade will travel down onto Main Street eastbound,turn onto Delaney Avenue and end at Memorial Field where the fun festival will continue. Food vendors, arts and crafts,music and much more will fill the field following the parade. The deadline for parade entries is Thursday.Any organization,business or individual of all races/ethnicities are welcome to join and be a part of the parade. Im excited to get it (paradewntown,Snell said. Before,it was just not enough. We want everyone to come out and be a part of this because we have had so much support from the community. All of our local sponsors Publix,Dunkin Donuts and especially John Shoop at Highlands Independent Bank have made this possible; we a re so thankful for him. Any questions regarding p arade entries,volunteer positions,vendor booths andm ore can be directed to Snell. For more information contact Snell at 873-6698. Parade registration entries and more information may be pickedu p at the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce,28 E. Main St. Page 6ANews-SunFriday, January 11, 2013www.newssun.com For more information, call 386-0855.Pancake breakfast planned for SaturdayS EBRING Drive-in or fly-in pancake breakfast is held the second Saturday of the month from 7:30-10:30 a.m. att he Sebring Regional Airport (SEF The menu includes pancakes,buckwheat pancakes,bacon and sausage,s crambled eggs,hash browns,orange juice,coffee,or tea. Cost is $6 oncet hrough or $8 all-you-caneat. The breakfast is spons ored by the Highlands County Senior Squadron of t he Civil Air Patrol serving three missions:Emergency Services,AerospaceE ducation and Cadet programs. E AA supports the Young Eagles program,ages 8-17, offering opportunities to fly in a general aviation airplane,free of charge.T hese flights are made possible through the gene rosity of EAA member volunteers.Sebring Village hosts Country Western danceSEBRING Sebring V illage will host a Country Western dance featuring the Long Shot Band from 7-10 p.m. Saturday in the clubhouse,one mileb ehind Walmart off Schumacher Road. Cost is $5 per person. Coffee and ice will be provided. F or more information, call 386-0045 or 273-0875.DSAC to meet MondaySEBRING The Highlands County SchoolD istrict Advisory Council (DSAC) will meet from 67:30 p.m. Monday in the Garland Boggus Board Room,at the School Boardo f Highlands County,426 School St. The agenda topic for this meeting is the 2008-2013 District Strategic Plan. I f you are a person with a disability who requires reasonable accommodations in order to attend a District School Advisory Council meeting,call 471-5 608 three days prior to the scheduled meeting date a nd time.Humane Society plans Paw Prints eventSEBRING The Humane Society of Highlands County will have the third annual PawP rints Sale-A-Thon from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at t he Bert J. Harris Jr. Ag Center. Support the homeless animals who need tof ind new forever homes. All proceeds go to cari ng for the animals.Sebring Hills hosts pancake breakfastS EBRING There will be a pancake breakfast f rom 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the Sebring Hills Clubhouse,200 Lark Ave. (just two streets south of Thunderbird Road). All thep ancakes,sausage,orange juice,coffee or tea wanted for only $3 for members and $3.50 for non-members. CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Continued from page 2A Continued from page 2A Festival becomes 4-day event News-Sun file photo T he U.S. Sport Aviation Expo drew more than 16,000 guests during its four-day run last year. This years event opens Thursday. Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida law-enforcement authorities are closing several voter fraud investigations, although there are major cases from the 2012 election still pending. The Florida Department of Law Enforcement has found no wrongdoing with the registration of 20 people who signed up through the Rock the Vote website. FDLE agents interviewed the people and said the information they gave was accurate. Additionally,FDLE has closed one case against a person accused of voting in the states of Florida and Rhode Island due to a lack of evidence that the person existed. The case was initiated by a group called True the Vote. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, January 11, 2013Page 7ACHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first da y 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 1100Announcements I nvitation to Bid 13-022: Sale of Property known as Harder Hall T he City of Sebring is accepting offers to purchase City-owned property commonly referred to as Harder Hall. T he property consists of a historic hotel on approximately 12.63 acres of property. All offer must be submitted on the contract prepared by the City Attorneys Office and m ust be received not later than Monday, February 4, 2013 @ 2:00 p.m. Offers must be in a sealed envelope clearly marked as Harder Hall Offer. Upon executive of a contract by the City, the Purchaser will d eposit $100,000 in the City Attorneys Escrow Account. The successful bidder will have a 90 day Due Diligence P eriod. The deposit money will go hard on a gradual s cale as follows: After 30 day Due Diligence Period $25,000. After 60 day Due Diligence Period a 2nd $25,000. After 90 day Due Diligence Period The remaining $50,000 goes hard.Offers with the City not providing financing are preferred. Inquires may be directed to Bob Hoffman or Scott Noethlich at 863-471-5100. January 4, 11, 2013 **************************************** H IGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from theH ighlands County Board of County Commissioners and are being published in the font, size, and leading as per t heir specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice is hereby given that 2/5/13 at 10:30 am, the following vehicle will be sold for towing & storage charges pursuant to F.S. 713.78: 2005 FORD #1ZVFT85H455161828. Sale will be held at Alan Jay Chevrolet Oldsmobile Cadillac441 US 27 N, Sebring, FL 33870 863-402-4210. Lienor reserves the right to bid. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-12-000277 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA Plaintiff, vs. MARK NOVATKA; LARA F. NOVATKA; UNKNOWN TENTANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 29th day of January, 2013, 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 7, IN BLOCK 59, OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 2nd day of January, 2013. 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, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk January 11, 18, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000754 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. YOLANDA AGUILA; ET AL. Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: YOLANDA AGUILA; and all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the above named Defendant, who is not known to be dead or alive, whether said unknown parties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, spouses, or other claimants Current Residence Unknown, but whose last k nown address was: 2335 N. DUNWOODIE ROAD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida, to-wit: LOTS 3264, 3265, 3266 AND LOT 3267, OF AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 11, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 4, 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 2 00, St. Petersburg, FL 33716, on or before February 13, 2013 or within thirty (30 first publication of this Notice of Action, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of the Court on this 26th day of December, 2012. ROBERT GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Noelle Sims Deputy Clerk 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. 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. January 4, 11, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000997 SEC.: CIVIL BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, v. BENJAMIN E. CLARK, et al Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION FOR FORECLOSURE PROCEEDING-PROPERTY TO: Benjamin E. Clark, ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 311 East Walnut Street Avon Park, FL 33825 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendant(s devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, a nd trustees, and all other persons claiming by, though, under or against the named Defendant(s and the aforementioned named Defendant(s such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defend ant(s wise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: LOT 16 AND 17, BLOCK D, CRESCENT VIEW, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 54, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND BEGINNING AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 16, BLOCK D OF CRESCENT VIEW SUBDIVISION, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, AND RUNNING NORTH 135 FEET ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 16, TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER THEREOF; THENCE EAST 60 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 135 FEET; THENCE WEST 60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING AND SAID LAND BEING FORMERLY LOT 15, BLOCK D OF CRESCENT VIEW SUBDIVISION AFORESAID RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 54 AND NOW A REPLAT OF LOTS 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, AND 14, BLOCK C AND LOTS 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, AND 15, BLOCK D OF CRESCENT VIEW SUBDIVISION, AS R ECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 80, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, WHICH WAS A SUBDIVISION OF LOTS 3 & 4, BLOCK 3, IN SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, AVON PARK, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. COMMONLY KNOWN AS: 311 EAST WALNUT STREET, AVON PARK, FL 33825 This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, such Morris Hardwick Schneider, LLC, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 5110 Eisenhower Blvd., Suite 120, Tampa, FL 33634 on or before February 12, 2013, 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. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 3rd day of January, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk ``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 (863 534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711.'' January 11, 18, 2013 October 5, 12, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 12702GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-16, Plaintiff, vs. JOSE T. GAIPO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOSE T. GAIPO; ELLEN J. GAIPO; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELLEN J. GAIPO; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S MARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TRICT; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EX-I STING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S SONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOSE T. GAIPO; Whose residence(s YOU ARE HERBY required to file your answer or written defenses, is any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone (813813 thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, the nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following described property, to wit: LOT 89, BLOCK 19, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you fail to file your response or answer, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiff's attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Dr., Tampa, Florida 33619-1328, telephone (813 ile (813 publication of this Notice, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. DATED at HIGHLANDS County this 20th day of December, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp D eputy 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 auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. January 4, 11, 2013M otorola Solutions, Inc. proposes to construct a 250 foot self-support public safety communications tower located at 41 Venus Clubhouse Rd in Venus, Highlands County, F lorida (27 04 32.09 N, 81 23 28.53 W tower lighting application is medium intensity dual r ed/white strobes. Interested persons may review the application for this project at HYPERLINK http://www.fcc.gov/asr/applications" w ww.fcc.gov/asr/applications by entering Antenna Structure Registration (Form 854 m ental concerns may be raised by filing a Request for Environmental Review. The FCC strongly encourages intere sted parties to file Requests for Environmental Review onl ine at HYPERLINK http://www.fcc.gov/asr/environmentalrequest" \ o"www.fcc.gov/asr/environmentalrequest" www.fcc.gov/asr/environmentalrequest, but they may be f iled with a paper copy by mailing the Request to: FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554. A copy of t he Request should be provided to Ligita Kravchuk, AMEC E&I, Inc. at 1075 Big Shanty Rd NW Ste 100, Kennesaw, GA 30144. January 11, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11000836GCS LPP MORTGAGE LTD, PLAINTIFF, VS. RONALD C. RAUCH, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 3, 2013, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Highlands, Florida, on January 31, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at Basement of courthouse in Jury Assembly Room 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 for the following described p roperty: LOT 10, BLOCK K, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE VI, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 10, PAGE 21, 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 sixty (60 Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: January 4, 2013. By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk of the Court Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Office of the Court Administrator at 863-534-4686, 255 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830 a t least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. J anuary 11, 18, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11-795 GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., a national banking association, successor-by-merger to WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association, Plaintiff, vs. SHERROD CONTRACTING, INC., a Florida corporation; CURTIS P. SHERROD; and MARGARET L. SHERROD, if alive, or if dead, their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and all parties claiming interest by, through, under or against a defendant named in this action, and all persons having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described, and all known or unknown sub-contractors, sub-sub-contractors, and materialmen who may claim a right to file a claim of lien, and XYZ CORPORATION, Unknown Tenant, and JOHN DOE and JANE DOE, Unknown Tenants, Defendants. CLERK'S NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 3rd day of January, 2013, and entered in Civil Action Number: 11-795 GCS in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, BOB GERMAINE, Clerk of the above-entitled Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder, or bidders, for cash, on January 31, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., in the Basement of the Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, located at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3867, the real and personal property described as follows and as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure situate in Highlands County, Florida: To secure payment and performance of obligations under an Unconditional Guaranty (the ``Guaranty'') dated January 31, 2006, pursuant to which Curtis P. Sherrod and Margaret L. Sherrod have guaranteed certain obligations payable to Wachovia Bank, National Association, this Mortgage, any present or future Letters of Credit issued by Wachovia Bank, National Association for the account of Curtis P. Sherod and Margaret L. Sherrod, all other indebtedness of Curtis P. Sherrod and Margaret L. Sherrod to Wachovia Bank, National Association whenever borrowed or incurred, and any renewals, extensions, novations, or modifications of the foregoing (collectively the ``Obligations'' and in consideration of these premises and for other consideration, Curtis P. Sherrod and Margaret L. Sherrod do mortgage, grant and convey unto Wachovia Bank, National Association (for itself and its affiliates), its successors and assings, all of Curtis P. Sherrod and Margaret L. Sherrod's right, title and interest now owned or hereafter acquired in and to each of the following (collectively, the ``Property''): (i) all those certain tracts of land in the City of Lake Placid, County of Highlands, State of Florida described as follows: Lots 4, 5, 6, and 7, inclusive, Block 199 of PLACID LAKES INDUSTRIAL PARK, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page(s County, Florida. (the ``Land''ii ments now or hereafter erected on the land; (iii all fixtures attached to the Land or any buildings or improvements situated thereon; and (iv tates, rights, tenements, hereditaments, privileges, rents, issues, profits, easements, and appurtenances of any kind benefitting the Land; all means of access to and from the Land, whether public or private; and all water and mineral rights. AND In the event that Curtis P. Sherrod and Margaret L. Sherrod are the owners of a leasehold estate with respect to any portion of the Property and Curtis P. Sherrod and Margare L. Sherrod obtain a fee estate in such portions of the Property, then, such fee estate shall automatically, and without further action of any kind on the part of Wachovia Bank, National Association, be and become subject to the security title and lien of the Mortgage. AND Curtis P. Sherrod and Margaret L. Sherrod hereby grant a security interest in any personal property included in the Property. Curtis P. Sherrod and Margaret L. Sherrod hereby absolutely assign and transfer to Wachovia Bank, National Association all the leases, rents, issues and profits of the Property (collectively ``Rents''). 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 official seal of this Court at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida this 4th day of January, 2013. (COURT SEAL BOB GERMAINE As Clerk of Said Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk ROBERT D. GATTON, P.A. By: Robert D. Gatton, Esquire Florida Bar Number: 0167011 BROAD AND CASSEL 390 North Orange Avenue Suite 1400 Orlando, Florida 32801 Post Office Box 4961 Orlando, Florida 32802-4961 (407 Attorney for Plaintiff January 11, 18, 2013Motorola Solutions, Inc. proposes to collocate public safety telecommunications antennae on the existing 340 foot self-support public safety telecommunications tower located at 2502 US 27 South, Avon Park, Highlands County, Florida. In accordance with regulations implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Motorola Solutions, Inc. hereby solicits public comment concerning the effect of its proposal on historic properties. Any comments should be made within 30 days of the date of this notice and be directed to Ligita Kravchuk, AMEC E&I, Inc. at 1075 Big Shanty Rd NW, Suite 100, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Please include the tower location and the location of the historic resource that you believe might be affected. January 11, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 09-1421-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN S. HAILE REVOCABLE TRUST, under Agreement dated July 18, 1991; JOHN S. HAILE; AND ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THEREIN NAMED DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3 AND TENANT #4, THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Verified Complaint and Counterclaim'' (the "Final Judgment'' above-styled action on November 13, 2012, the Clerk of Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as de-s cribed below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on January 31, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.: Lots 4 and 5, Block 1, REPLAT OF A PORTION OF DRIGGERS GROVE RESUBDIVISION, according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 26, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Property Tax ID No. P31-36-30-031-0010-0040 Property Address: 220 Dal Hall Boulevard, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. B OB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Cler k January 11, 18, 2013 Motorola Solutions, Inc. proposes to collocate public safety telecommunications antennae on the existing 250 foot self-support public safety telecommunications tower located at 800 Sheriffs Tower Rd, Sebring, Highlands County, Florida. In accordance with regulations implementing Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, Motorola Solutions, Inc. hereby solicits public comment concerning the effect of its proposal on historic properties. Any comments should be made within 30 days of the date of this notice and be directed to Ligita Kravchuk, AMEC E&I, Inc. at 1075 Big Shanty Rd NW, Suite 100, Kennesaw, GA 30144. Please include the tower location and the location of the historic resource that you believe might be affected. January 11, 2013 Motorola Solutions, Inc. proposes to construct a 280 foot s elf-support public safety communications tower located at 24393 SR 70 East in Lake Placid, Highlands County, Florida (27 13 31.26 N, 81 05 47.44 W tower lighting application is medium intensity white strobes. Interested persons may review the application for t his project at HYPERLINK "http://www.fcc.gov/asr/applications" www.fcc.gov/asr/applications by entering Ant enna Structure Registration (Form 854 A0812142. Environmental concerns may be raised by filing a Request for Environmental Review. The FCC strongly encourages interested parties to file Requests for Environmental Review online at HYPERLINK "http://www.fcc.gov/asr/environmentalrequest" \o"www.fcc.gov/asr/environmentalrequest" www.fcc.gov/asr/environmentalrequest but they may be filed with a paper copy by mailing the Request to: FCC Requests for Environmental Review, Attn: Ramon Williams, 445 12th Street SW, Washington, DC 20554. 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Call 863-414-0763 7180Furniture 7000 M erchandise SEBRING IMMACULATENEWER 3/2/1. All tile, new paint, dishwasher, W/D, small screened in porch, extra large shady lot, lawn svc. No smokers/pets. $850 + last & sec. 863-773-3956 SEBRING -Large 4BR, 2BA, Living rm., Dining rm., Laundry rm., Mostly tiled floors throughout. Fenced Yard. $650 Monthly. Lake Josephine Heights 863-446-1861 or 321-452-7090 6300U nfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses NORTH AVONPARK 1BR, 1BA, G/W/S paid, you pay electric. No pets, 1 yr. lease. Deposit $300. $400 Monthly. Call 863-873-5433 AVON PARKNW APARTMENTS 2BR/2BA $450 mo. New 1BR/1BA $395 mo. Plus 1st & Sec. Central Heat & Air. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK Asure sign of progression is getting under another teams skin. In the ongoing uptick that the season has been for Avon Park Lady Devils socc er, Tuesdays Senior Night celebration was evidence of that progression in a 4-0 loss to visiting Ridge. The Lady Bolts came into the contest with a strong 117-6 overall record, and might have been forgiven if they looked at the Devils 1-12-1 mark and didnt expect much resistance. But if that were the case, then they werent paying much attention to the turnaround the program is in the midst of under first-year head coach Chris Sboto. From the start, Ridge was the stronger and more prec ise team, controlling the early action on the Avon Park side of the field. But they sure didnt outhustle the Lady Devils who made nothing easy for them. And sure, sophomore keeper Rosa Cuellar made a number of saves, but she wasnt exactly diving all over and fending off rocket shots from the Bolts. The Devil defense clamored, clawed and contested Ridge all over the place, and those shots on goal were much more in quantity than in quality. And though most of the first half was spent on the Devils end, they were able to clear the ball out and send it deep toward Georgi Biberstein and Josianna Fils. And so it went for the first 40 minutes as Avon Park stayed strong and saw a 0-0 tie at the half. Looking at us from the beginning of the season, we have improved a lot, senior Tiffany Card said. Ev en though we didnt win this one, we played our hearts out and it really showed because the (Ridge and telling his girls that we shouldnt be playing at their level. At halftime, the Devils p aid homage for the last home game for a host of outgoing seniors, including Card, Biberstein, Fils, Esther Arnold, Darlene Satine, Alexis Queen and Noemi Secundino, who have played key roles in getting the programs turnaround going. Sure, the Bolts regrouped By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK In what has been an up and down season for Avon Park basketball, Tuesday night was defi-n itely one that would go in the up column, even if the result was a bit of a downer. But thats because an 81-73 loss to v isiting Tampa Catholic had so many positive signs. F or it was six weeks and 10 games ago that the Devils went on the road to T ampa and were demolished by the Crusaders by a 77-34 margin. F rom a 43-point loss to an eight-point difference, one glaring improvement. Not to mention that it was Avon Park controlling things early, wreaking havoc defensively and getting inside for scores on the other end. Our defense works from the paint out, first-year head coach Marty OHora said. We will give up a three any day over letting their bigs get inside. And it was working, as forays toward the hoop in the half court were defended well and saw Travis Lawton swatting one Will Kenyon lay-up attempt away emphatically. That defense held Tampa Catholic to just 13 first-quarter points, and helped get the offense going to the tune of 20 for a seven-point margin after one. The second and third quarters saw the Crusaders begin to heat up from the three-point line, but the Devils stayed with them, getting a flurry of second-quarter points from Gus Owens on a variety of short jumpers, floaters and leaners, with Alfred Brown connecting from downtown as well. Tampa chipped into the lead, however, and were down one at the half, 36-35, and were able to nudge into the lead after a high-scoring third, 61-60, heading into the final eight minutes. But thats where the old adage of you can win by the three, or lose by the three worked out to the Crusaders advantage. While the Devils had by now cordoned off the key with a virtual No Entry sign, Tampa got hot from long range. The problem (with our defense when you play a team that is shooting threes like they are layups, OHora said. That second half, I think they only missed one three out of the 10 or SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, January 11, 2013 Page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE D arlene Satine is not about to let this Lady Bolt get to the ball in Tuesdays Senior Night contest in Avon Park. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE A lfred Brown fires up one of two three pointers he would connect on Tuesday n ight as Avon Park hung tough but fell to a strong Tampa Catholic squad. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Rondaja Williams lead Sebrings scoring with 10 points Tuesday, but it wasnt enough to hold off visiting Kathleen. Devils cut down late by Crusaders Tampa C.81Avon Park73 Ridge4A von Park0 By ERIKACORD News-Sun correspondentS EBRING Tuesday nights loss against Kathleen left the Lady Blue Streak basketball players a littled own. With a final score of 58-44 i n Kathleens favor, the well fought game had come to an e nd and the Lady Devils had exacted a bit of revenge. S porting an 11-4 overall record coming in, one of those losses was a 55-49 Sebring win on Tuesday, Dec. 11, on Kathleens home court. And so the visiting Devils had a bit of atonement on their minds. Kathleen showed their skills in the first quarter with a total of 13 points, most as part of an early scoring run, but Sebring didnt let them get that far ahead with Alexxis Harris and Rondaja Williams putting points on the board with a couple of layups. Christacia Dawkins kicked it into gear in the last seconds of the first with a three pointer, catching the game back up to a score of 13-8 at the end of the quarter. In the second quarter, the Streaks kept up the intensity, and made it a three-point game with the opening score of those eight minutes. But Kathleen gave it right back to Sebring with a sevenpoint run to open it up to 10. Sebrings Shalontay Rose stole the ball and ran it down the court and finished with a layup, followed by a Jazmin House layup at the end of the first half, keeping them in the game. The third quarter was filled with excitement as both teams kept a constant back and forth. W ith Kathleen getting the first two points of the quarter, Sebring replied with a three pointer by Williams. K athleen scored another two points and Williams r esponded again with another trey, making the home fans q uite cheery. House quickly followed h er teammate with two jumpers adding four points to the board. And Allie Mann finished it up with a 15-foot jump shot, but the Devils were doing some scoring of their own and were able to add to the lead, leaving the third with a 43-30 lead. To finish up the game, Rose, Jasmiese Wiley and Williams each added to the point total in the fourth quarter, and Dawkins had yet another three pointer to virtually match the Devils for the period. But they would get no closer and when the final buzzer sounded, Kathleen had gotten itspayback. The leading scorers of the game for Sebring were Williams with 10 points, Dawkins with eight, along with Rose and Mann, both totaling seven points. e turned the ball over a little too much, and I think that thats what was key to our loss tonight, said Sebring coach Mike Lee. e played good and really hard tonight though. The Lady Streaks were back at it Thursday with a road date at Lake Placid before getting back into the district schedule tonight at Lake Gibson. Streaks succumb to Devil payback Lady Devils give Ridge Senior Night scare Kathleen58Sebring44 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Senior Softball kicked off its 21st season this week with four teams playing on Mondays and Wednesdays at Lake June Ballfield at 11 a.m. Managers draft the players, then draw to find out which team they are managing. Thus the playing field is as level as possible. Of the four games opening week, three were decided by one run and the fourth by three. The idea is to keep the games and standings as close as possible. On Monday, defending champion Yates Insurance knocked off Schoonis Restaurant 26-23. Schoonis, down 17 at one point, rallied to pull close and ended the game with the tying run on first base. For Yates, Ron Hanish, Paul Brand and manager Dick Cook (triple, HR five hits each. Larry Oser (double Cliff Bluml (double four hits each. Woody Hoffman hit two key triples to ignite rallies. For Schoonis, Richard Rucker (HR Cuillerier, manager Doran Quigg and Brian Heaphy had four hits each. Central Security outlasted Seminole Tire 29-28. Seminole, like Schoonis, staged a furious rally from 15 down to tie the game before the Securitymen pulled it out. For Central, Tom Walsh, Paul Stephenson and Chet Johnson had five hits each. The Noles were paced by Skip Raller (HR Kratt with four hits each. Darrel Richards chipped in with three hits (two doubles). On Wednesday, Yates Insurance (2-0 Central Security (1-1 20. Yates rallied from six down to take the lead in the last inning, then kept Central from scoring to preserve the win. For Yates, venerable Al Chipps, who soon turns 95, had three hits and three RBI, including the game winner. Dick Cook (two doubles, triple) had five hits, while Ed Engler hit for the cycle. Paul Brand (double, triple) and Woody Hoffman had four hits apiece. Pitched Jeff Stanley aided his own cause with a home run. Manager Joe Hedges led Central with five hits (double, triple) and Tom Walsh had four singles. Seminole Tire (1-1 topped Schoonis (0-2 23. For Seminole, Howard Carney and Jim Hensley combined for nine singles and were one base often for home runs off the bats of Darrel Richards, Norm Grubbs, Gary Pixley and Bill Card. For Schoonis, home run power came from Richard Rucker and Denis Cuillerier. Tom Ashley (double, triple) and pitcher Victor Rodriguez had four hits each. After the games, the players gathered for a huge cake to celebrate the 70th birthday of longtime league president Ray Hensley. LP Seniors open spring season See AP, Page 3B See LADY, Page 3B


C M Y K AP Chamber Golf T ournamentAVON PARK On Saturday, Jan. 12, the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce w ill host the 16th Annual Avon Park Chamber Golf Tournament at River Greens Golf Course. The golf tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 12:45 p.m. Registration will begin at 11 a.m. with lunch served at 11:30 a.m. All who are interested in attending will need to pre-register with the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce. The tournament will follow a four-person scramble format with two different hole in one competitions; a $2,000 hole in one will be offered by Cohan Radio Group, and a win a free car hole in one sponsored by Witham Chevrolet. Entry fee will be $60 per person. For more information, visit www.avonparkcc@gmail.com .SFSC Opening DayAVON PARK South Florida State College baseball hosts Dr. Stephens Day at the Ball Park on Friday, Jan. 25. Opening ceremonies begin at 12:45 p.m. at SFSC Panther Field. The celebration begins with the opening ceremony, an appreciation ceremony for Dr. and Mrs. Stephens, followed by Dr. Stephens throwing out the first pitch for the Panthers home opener against the College of Centra Florida. The fun continues with plenty of great s nacks and panther athletic apparel available at the Panther concession stand. Throughout the game, announcer Hal G raves will award prizes for those who can muster the answers to his famous baseball trivia. The public is welcome to attend, and admission to the opening day game is free for everyone.Lady Streak Tennis CampSEBRING The Sebring High School girls tennis team will be hosting their first annual Tennis Camp on Saturday, Feb. 2. The camp will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Thakkar Tennis Center located in the Country Club of Sebring. The camp is open to girls and boys ages four to 18. Instruction will be available for all levels of play. Lunch will be provided and all participants will receive a camp T-shirt. Cost is $25 per student with family discounts available. For registration and/or more information, call Coach Hollinger at 471-5513.Winter LeaguesSEBRING The Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department announces that the 2013 Winter Softball Leagues will start the week of January 14. Leagues will include Womens, Church and Recreational and are open to all adults and youth, 16-years and older. Registration and fees are due by Monday, Jan. 7 No Exceptions! Fees are $375 per team that includes a $15 sanctioning fee for the year. For any further information please call Bob Keefe at 381-8284 or leave a message at 402-6755.Golf Fore a CureSEBRING The Tanglewood Golf Association is pleased to haveAlan Jay Automotive Networkjoin withAlan J. Holmes of Edward Jonesas co-sponsorsof the 8th annual Golf Fore a Cure Tournament being held at Pinecrest GC on Saturday, Feb. 9. Tanglewood golfers are reminded that they can sign up at the clubhouse Saturdays from 10-11:30 a.m. and Mondays from 2 3:30 p.m. The $50 entry fee covers golf and a roast beef lunch. There will also be a raffle, 50/50 draw and an auction. The tournament has raised close to $40,000 for breast cancer research since its inception and is now an integral part of Tanglewoods annual cancer benefit. The tournament will have a scramble format with prizes for the top teams ine ach category. Registration began on Saturday, Jan. 5. Alarge group of volunteers will be canvassing local businesses seeking hole s ponsorships for $75, as well as prizes to be raffled or auctioned. F or further information about hole s ponsorships or to contribute a prize please call 382-8349.Edge Cheer GolfSEBRING The First Annual Edge Golf Tournament will tee off on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Sun N Lake Golf Club. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the tournament getting underway at 8:30 a.m. The four-person scramble format has an entry fee of $240, which includes golf cart, scorecards, drinking water and lunch for the team. Register at Sun N Lakeor the Edge Cheer Center. Ruby Tuesdays is a sponsor and more hole sponsorships are available. For a sponsorship, a sign for your business will be put up at a hole and you will receive a $15 card off a purchase at Ruby Tuesdays. For any questions or more information, call Gabi Birnie at 446-0392 or Michell Rhodes at (727LP Chamber Bass TourneyLAKEPLACID The Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce 17th Annual Bass Tournament will take place on Sunday, Feb. 3, at the Windy Point Ramp on Lake Istokpoga. Entry fee is $120 per team, which includes Big Bass. Big Basswill be a100-percent payback. Entry forms are available on the Chamber website at www.visitlakeplacidflorida.com or by calling the Lake Placid Chamber at 465-4331. Entries are limited to 50 boats.GOLS Indoor Soccer LeagueAVONPARK Registration for GOLS Indoor Soccer League is Saturday, Feb. 2,9 a.m. to Noon at First Baptist Church of Avon Park. Sign-ups will take place in the Family Life Center (old Avon Park Recreation Center across from the tennis courts downtown Avon Park.) The GOLS Indoor Soccer League is a co-ed league for 13to 18-year olds. Registration is $12 and is limited to the first 40 players to sign up. Each team plays one game a week at 6:30 p.m. (either Tuesday or Thursday) from Feb. 12 to Apr. 18, concluding witha tournament. GOLS (Goals Of Life and Soccer its 11th year as a ministry of First Baptist Church of Avon Park. Indoor soccer is a valuable experience for improving passing and shooting skills. Participants learn soccer and team skills from certified coaches. For more information, contact Coach Severn at 452-1250 or Coach Virkler at 385-3235. PlayoffsWild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 5 Houston 19, Cincinnati 13 Green Bay 24, Minnesota 10 Sunday, Jan. 6 Baltimore 24, Indianapolis 9 Seattle 24, Washington 14 Divisional Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 12 Baltimore at Denver, 4:30 p.m. (CBS Green Bay at San Francisco, 8 p.m. (FOX Sunday, Jan. 13 Seattle at Atlanta, 1 p.m. (FOX Houston at New England, 4:30 p.m. (CBS Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 20 AFC, TBA (CBS NFC, TBA (FOX Pro Bowl Sunday, Jan. 27 At Honolulu AFC vs. NFC, 7 p.m. (NBCSuper BowlSunday, Feb. 3 At New Orleans AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 6 p.m. (CBSE ASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB New York2311.676 Brooklyn2015.5713.5 Boston1817.5145.5 Philadelphia1522.4059.5 Toronto1322.37110.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami2310.697 Atlanta2014.5883.5 Orlando1223.34312 Charlotte925.26514.5 Washington528.15218 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana2114.600 Chicago1914.5761 Milwaukee1816.5292.5 Detroit1323.3618.5 Cleveland928.24313WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio2810.737 Memphis2310.6972.5 Houston2115.5836 Dallas1323.36114 New Orleans1025.28616.5 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City278.771 Denver2116.5687 Portland1915.5597.5 Utah1918.5149 Minnesota1616.5009.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers288.778 Golden State2212.6475 L.A. Lakers1520.42912.5 Sacramento1322.37114.5 Phoenix1225.32416.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Brooklyn 109, Philadelphia 89 Indiana 87, Miami 77 Houston 125, L.A. Lakers 112 Minnesota 108, Atlanta 103 Milwaukee 108, Phoenix 99 Wednesdays Games Cleveland 99, Atlanta 83 Utah 112, Charlotte 102 Toronto 90, Philadelphia 72 Boston 87, Phoenix 79 Milwaukee 104, Chicago 96 New Orleans 88, Houston 79 Oklahoma City 106, Minnesota 84 San Antonio 108, L.A. Lakers 105 Denver 108, Orlando 105 Memphis 94, Golden State 87 L.A. Clippers 99, Dallas 93 Thursdays Games New York at Indiana, late Dallas at Sacramento, late Miami at Portland, late Fridays Games Charlotte at Toronto, 7 p.m. Houston at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Utah at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at Memphis, 8 p.m. Minnesota at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Chicago at New York, 8 p.m. Detroit at Milwaukee, 8:30 p.m. Cleveland at Denver, 9 p.m. Portland at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Oklahoma City at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.LEADERSScoring FGFTPTSAVG Bryant, LAL367244105330.1 Anthony, NYK27817981229.0 Durant, OKC32128298428.1 Harden, HOU27730592826.5 James, MIA33315987026.4 Westbrook, OKC26418276221.8 Wade, MIA22613760220.8 Aldridge, POR26812365920.6 Curry, GOL24010368620.2 Lee, GOL27811467019.7 Rebounds OFFDEFTOTAVG Varejao, CLE13822336114.4 Howard, LAL12228841012.4 Randolph, MEM13924638512.0 Asik, HOU10729440111.1 Hickson, POR13322936211.0 Vucevic, ORL11526638110.9 Lee, GOL10026936910.9 Chandler, NYK15020735710.5 Noah, CHI12021533510.5 Cousins, SAC10520230710.2 Faried, DEN15122537610.2 Assists GASTAVG Rondo, BOS3033711.2 Paul, LAC363429.5 Vasquez, NOR353199.1 Holiday, PHL332898.8 Westbrook, OKC352978.5 Calderon, TOR352747.8 Williams, Bro342617.7 Parker, SAN362577.1 Nelson, ORL261837.0 James, MIA332256.8 Lawson, DEN362456.8 STEALS GSTLAVG Paul, LAC36932.58 Conley, MEM32772.41 Westbrook, OKC35742.11 Jennings, MIL34712.09 Lin, HOU36732.03 Harden, HOU35671.91 Rondo, BOS30561.87 Kidd, NYK30551.83 Walker, CHA34621.82 World Peace, LAL35621.77 BLOCKS GBLKAVG Sanders, MIL331083.27 Ibaka, OKC351002.86 Hibbert, IND35932.66 Howard, LAL33872.64 Duncan, SAN37962.59 Smith, ATL32782.44 Lopez, Bro28612.18 Noah, CHI32652.03 Gortat, PHX37731.97 McGee, DEN37731.97 FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE FGFGAPCT Chandler, NYK161232.694 Jordan, LAC142237.599 Ibaka, OKC214375.571 Howard, LAL201353.569 McGee, DEN162286.566 Lopez, NOR174310.561 Hickson, POR173314.551 Bosh, MIA214391.547 James, MIA333613.543 Faried, DEN183340.538 Gortat, PHX186346.538 3-POINT PERCENTAGE 3FG3FGAPCT Bonner, SAN2757.474 Curry, GOL103228.452 Allen, MIA56124.452 Novak, NYK71159.447 Martin, OKC76172.442 Korver, ATL79179.441 Kidd, NYK66150.440 Irving, CLE56130.431 Mills, SAN3172.431 Ellington, MEM3479.430BASEBALLCOMMISSIONERS OFFICE Suspended Houston 2B Jonathan Singleton 50 games after a second violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program fora drug of abuse. National League LOS ANGELES DODGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Matt Palmer, C Eliezer Alfonzo, C Ramon Castro, INF Alfredo Amezaga, INF Brian Barden, INF Omar Luna, INF Dallas McPherson and OF Jerome (Jeremy league contracts. MILWAUKEE BREWERSAssigned RHP Arcenio Leon outright to Nashville. PITTSBURGH PIRATESTraded OF Quincy Latimore to Cleveland for RHP Jeanmar Gomez. Frontier League FRONTIER LEAGUEDeclared RHP Jonathan Kountis a free agent. GATEWAY GRIZZLIESNamed Zach Borowiak hitting coach. Signed INF Vladimir Frias to a contract extension. JOLIET SLAMMERSNamed Eric Coleman pitching coach and Dave Garcia hitting coach. RIVER CITY RASCALSTraded RHP Tony Marsala to Wichita (AA considerations. Received 3B Steve Carrillo from Wichita for a player to be named. ROCKFORD RIVERHAWKSSigned LHP Andrew Armstrong, RHP Cody Hallahan, C Greg Van Horn and INF Trevor Whyte to contract extensions and RHP Jon Gulbransen.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBASuspended N.Y. Knicks F Carmelo Anthony one game for confronting Kevin Garnett after Mondays game. MIAMI HEATSigned F Jarvis Varnado to a 10-day contract. PORTLAND TRAIL BLAZERSRecalled G Nolan Smith and G Will Barton from Idaho (NBADLFOOTBALLNational Football League CAROLINA PANTHERSNamed David Gettleman general manager. CHICAGO BEARSSigned TE Brody Eldridge to a reserve/future contract. MINNESOTA VIKINGSSigned P T.J. Conley and CB Greg McCoy to reserve/future contracts. SAN DIEGO CHARGERSNamed Tom Telesco general manager. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSPlaced DE Chris Clemons and PK Steven Haushka on injured reserve. Signed DE Patrick Chukwurah and PK Ryan Longwell. Canadian Football League MONTREAL ALOUETTESSigned PK William Dion to a three-year contract.HOCKEYNational Hockey League TORONTO MAPLE LEAFSFired general manager Brian Burke. American Hockey League BRIDGEPORT SOUND TIGERSAgreed to terms with F Jack Combs and F Chad Costello on contracts through the remainder of the season. CONNECTICUT WHALESigned F Shayne Wiebe. HERSHEY BEARSLoaned F Alex Berry and F Matt Pope to Reading (ECHL PROVIDENCE BRUINSRecalled F Justin Courtnall from South Carolina (ECHLyler McNeely and D Eric Baier to professional tryout agreements.SOCCERMajor League Soccer D.C. UNITEDSigned F Rafael. FC DALLASSigned D London Woodberry. Agreed to terms with D Stephen Keel.COLLEGEEASTERN WASHINGTONAnnounced WR Brandon Kaufman and QB Kyle Padron will enter the NFL draft. FAIRLEIGH DICKINSONAnnounced the resignation of assistant baseball coach Enver Lopez. Named Lesleigh Hogg assistant track and field coach. NEBRASKAAnnounced it is adding womens sand volleyball as a varsity sport beginning this year. PENN STATEAnnounced LB Brennan Franklin and RB Curtis Dukes have left the football team. SYRACUSENamed Scott Shafer football coach. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Boys Basketball vs.Ft.Meade,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Ft.Meade,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Soccer at Clewiston,5:30/7 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Okeechobee,7 p.m. MONDAY: Boys Basketball at Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball vs.Frostproof, 6/7:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Girls Soccer hosts District 10-2A Tournament,vs.DeSoto/Avon Park winner, 7:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Boys Basketball vs.Lake Gibson,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Lake Gibson, 6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Weightlifting at Subsectionals,LaBelle,5 p.m. SATURDAY: Boys Soccer vs.Avon Park,3 p.m.; Girls Soccer vs.Avon Park,1 p.m.; Wrestling at Palmetto Invite,10 a.m. MONDAY: Boys Basketball at Southeast,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Okeechobee,6 p .m.; Girls Soccer at District 13-3A Tournament,Winter Haven,vs.Auburndale,6 p.m. Avon Park SATURDAY: Boys Soccer at Sebring,3 p.m.; Girls Soccer at Sebring,1 p.m. MONDAY: Boys Basketball vs.Mulberry,6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Basketball at Mulberry, 6/7:30 p.m.; Girls Soccer at District 10-2A Tournament,at Lake Placid,vs.DeSoto,5:30 p.m. T UESDAY: Girls Soccer at District 10-2A Tournament,at Lake Placid,if necessary. 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C M Y K 11 they took. Heating up most was junior guard Isiah Thomas who would connect on six treys for the night. His last few shots never even touched the rim, OHora said. Catching fire like that late, the Crusaders stretched out the slim lead and carried it to the win. That was a good game for us, OHora noted. They played smart and together to the very end. But (Tampa) wore us down a little and we got gassed. Owens lead the Devils with 23 points, Racarus Burley added 16 and Alfred Brown 14. Avon Park gets back into district action this week with a home game against Mulberry Monday and a trip to Lake Placid Friday. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, January 11, 2013Page 3B SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 7.444"; 6"; Black; 1/11/13; 00026594 Golf HammockThe Golf Hammock Ladies played a Par 3s and 5s, Half-Handicap event on Wednesday, Jan. 9. Millie Grime won the First Flight with a 25, while Jean Haig took second with a 27. The Second Flight saw Marilyn Brewers 26 hold up for the win and a two-way tie for second with Wanda Hastie and Nancy Senior coming in with dueling 27s. There was a tie for first in the Third Flight, as both Jo Thornburg and Joan Armbruster scored 28s, with Alma Barefoot one back at 29. Last Monday, Jan. 7, the Mezza Group played IndividualPro-Am Points at Golf Hammock. In A group, Mike Winchester took first place with plus 2 and Fred Latshaw came in second with plus 1. F rank Borgia came in first in B group with plus 4 and Paul Taff Brown was in second place at plus 2. Danny Geirer came in first place in C group with plus 4 and in second place Stan Griffis made plus 2. N ed Bauers shot a plus 9 to take first place in D group with Paul Brown I I making plus 3 for second place. There was a tie for first place in E group between Ralph Pickering and Bob Morrison at plus 2. There was also a tie for first place in F group between Howard Brown and Janet Regan at plus 1. Jerry Hodges scored plus 7 for first place in G group and Jerry Edwards w as in second place with plus 3. There was a three-way tie for first p lace in H group between Jimmy Black,Bill Katcher and Karl Mellor at plus 3 and in second place was Ken Granger with plus 2. In I group Pete Mezza took first place with plus 3 and Don Meitz in second place with plus 2. In J group Jerry Patterson was in first place and a tie for second place between Janet Howland andA nn Freese. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. Because of this large g roup you are asked to come early and register. For more information, call Pete at 3821280. Lake June WestA Scramble was played Thursday, Jan. 3. Winning first place w as the team of Ken Rowen, Art Schmeltz, Betty Billau, Larry and Chris Heath with 51. Tying for second/third places were the teams of John and Shelly Byron and Bob and Elaine Orr; Joy and Joyce Swartz, Ralph and Beth Little and Betty Bevard with 53 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies L ynn Martin, 3-feet-11; and No. 8, Sylvia West, 3-feet-2. (Men John Givens, 3-feet-7. The Mens Association played a Mens League event Wednesday, Jan.2. Winning first place was the team of Ron West, Mario Cappelletti, Joe Swartz and Larry Heath with 37; second place, John Byron, Sonny Shelton, Don Boulton and John Ruffo with 40;a nd third place, Ralph Little, Paul Martin, Jack Maginnis and Boyd York with 41. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Sonny Shelton, 9-feet-8; No. 4, Dick Denhart, 8-feet-8; and No. 8, Sonny Shelton, 3feet-6. The Ladies Monday League was played Monday, Dec. 31. Tying for first/second places were the teams of Joyce Swartz, Margaret Schultz, Betty Bevard and Pat Asmus; Joanne McGill, Eva Huffman, Elaine Orr and Barbara Cash with 36 each. Winning third place was the team of Donna Palmatier, Verna Knishka and Nancy Coon with 38. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Joanne M cGill, 8-feet-10; No. 4, Verna Knishka, 7feet-10; and No. 8, Eva Huffman, 9-feet-4.Placid LakesT he Mens Association played a Two Best BallT ournament on Wednesday, Jan. 2. Winning first place w as the team of Darrell Gardner, Lane Capp, John Rosettis and Bob McMillian with minus23; second place, Tom Lacy, John Moss and Wayne Wood with minus-22; and third place, John Goble, Frank Fisher, Larry Kress and Bob Bauman with minus-20. Closest to the pin: N /A. A Hangover Scramble was played Tuesday, Jan. 1, with 60 players participating. Winning first place was the team of John Rosettis, Dave Thomas, Von Lacy and David Raciti with 38.8; second place, Gene Miller, Floyd Beers, Sue Mackey and Tom Bramos with 40.4; and third place, Ron Denbach, Lee Collette, Carol Grimm and LorainF orcier with 41.3. Closest to the pin: (Women), No. 2, Beth Weiler, 12-feet. (Men Gary Niehaus, 4-feet-6.SpringLakeThe SpringLake Womens Golf A ssociation played a 2 Person TeamBest Ball Net Tournament Wednesday, Jan. 9, on the Cougar Trail Course. There were 17 teams competing and two guests. The teams were pretty balanced since the scores ranged from 54 to 66. T he team of Eleanor Demitz and Ann M cWilliams won first place with Net 54. A Net 55 gave Rita Jaskowski and Barb Stevens a second place finish. There was a three-way tie (56 third place involving the teams of Jan Nelson and Dottie Williams; Judy Devries and Sharon Warner and Terrie Austin and Donna Ryan. The team of Carolyn Irvine and partner Roberta Briggs came in fourth with Net 57. On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the SpringLake M ens Golf Association conducted Day 1 of a Two Day event a Man Team / 3 Best Balls game, played first on the P anther Creek golf course. Teams were evenly matched, but due to some cancellations, five out of the 10 teams had to use blinds, where the score of another player with about the same handicap was substituted for the missing player. The Day 1 results were lead by the team of Charlie Scoven, Charlie Keniston, Ken Willey and a Blind with a score of 196 strokes. Two teams tied for second place at 200 strokes; one which included Ken K irby, Will David, Mike Smith and a B lind, and the other composed of Gerry Esty, Bart Rath, Ed Beauchim and Bob Berg. Running in fourth place at the end of Day 1, with 203 strokes, was the team of Bill Lawens, Dale Stevens, Leon Van a nd Jim Foote. The fifth place team, at 204 strokes, included Kirby Gann, Bo Bohanon, Gene Hearn and John Schroeder. E .O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 00026633 64 WEST COLLISION; 1 .736"; 2"; Black; jan. friday ads; 00026443 Continued from 1B AP takes step forward in Tampa loss and got on the board in the e arly going of the second half, and later added a flurr y of scores, showing the Devils that while the progress is evident, there is still a ways to go. But Card sees the path they are on and is encouraged. There are a lot of freshmen who have amazing potential, she said. And there are upper classmen who will hold it down when this group of seniors leave. Avon Park finishes up the regular season with a Saturday matinee visiting Sebring at 1 p.m. and then face off with DeSoto Monday at 5:30 p.m. in the first round of the District 10-2ATournament at Lake Placid. Continued from 1B Lady Devils eye better days ahead That was a good game for us. MARTYOHORA Avon Park head coach Special to the News-SunSEBRING If getting out more often is one of your new year resolutions then we have two suggestions for you take advantage of our (new for 2013) Frequent Kayaker program, and start right away. The Frequent Kayaker program is simple: Join us for five trips throughout the year and the sixth one is free. To get you started right away, here are the trips we have scheduled for the rest of January. Saturday, Jan. 12 Lake Jackson / Don Jose Mexican Restaurant We will meet and launch at 11 a.m. from Veterans Park and dock at Don Joses Mexican Restaurant for lunch. Exact paddling location and time is up to the group. $39 per person (includes single or tandem kayak, equipment and lunch). $29 per person (for those bringing their own kayakincludes lunch) Saturday, Jan. 19 Hillsborough River We will meet at 9 a.m. (launch at 10 Sargeant Memorial Park. Aperfect trip for firsttimers, beginners or expert paddlers. Approximately two hours to Morris Bridge Park where we will break for lunch and then two more hours to Trout Creek Park. Expect to see plenty of birds and alligators. $39 per person (includes single or tandem kayak, equipment and shuttle. Bring your own lunch/snacks). $19 per person (for those bringing their own kayakincludes tour fee and shuttle service) Saturday, Jan. 26 Moonlight Tour/ Don Jose We will meet and launch at 5 p.m. from Veterans Park and dock at Don Joses Mexican Restaurant for dinner. You will experience a sunset like youve never witnessed before. After dinner it will be out under the full moon. Exact paddling location and time is up to the group. $39 per person (includes single or tandem kayak, equipment and dinner). $29 per person (for those bringing their own kayakincludes dinner) To reserve a spot call, text or email us as soon as possible. For trips that include lunch/dinner you will be issued a $20 voucher/gift card for use at the restaurant. Please note that we reserve the right to cancel trips that do not meet the minimum number of participants. Conditions such as high winds, waves or lightning may force us to cancel. Call us now at (863 0815 and get started early in 2013. Sebring Kayak Tours


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C M Y K Many people worry that by going to an orthopaedics urgeon,they are going to need surgery. Orthopaedics is a specialty that did not split in to two specialties medicine (think cardiolo-g ists) and surgery (think cardiothoracic surgeons) for treatment of bones,muscles, nerves and joints. Orthopaedists work withr heumatologists if you have some types of arthritis and physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors for long term rehab.The neurologists help them test nerves. Fore verything else,the orthopaedist takes care of y ou whether or not you need surgery. There are many things t hat can go wrong with your shoulder. In the older age g roup,rotator cuff problems are one of the most common. The shoulder socket is very shallow.The rotator cuff muscles work to pullt he head of the humerus into the socket and begin the lift. T hey also,as the name implies,help in rotating your arm. T he tendons are between two bones the ball of the h umerus and the underneath side of the joint. The collarbone (clavicle) makes a jointw ith a protrusion from the shoulder blade (scapula called the acromion. Like m any joints as you age,this joint can become arthritic a nd develop spurs. Most of these spurs grow downward making the space for the rotator cuff tendons narrow. The edges of the spurs arer ough. First the tendon is irritated by the spur and over time,the spur can make a hole or tear in the rotator cuff. Acute rotator cuff tears occur with injury such as an auto acci-d ent or falling f rom a ladder and catchingy ourself so that all y our weight goes on one arm. X-rays are t aken to make sure the bone has not been broken or the joint dislocated. Because motion is limited by pain,it is difficult to tell if the cuffi s torn. Initial treatment is pain medicine and,if you can take them,anti-inflammatories. Physical therapy is also helpful in decreasingt he pain and getting your shoulder moving again. I n those with shoulder pain that gradually got worse without an accident,x-rays are not predictive of the outcome. A short course of ther-a py consisting of modalities such as ice,heat and ultras ound and hands onmobilization and working out the tight spots in the muscle ist he most useful initial treatment. With this therapy,607 0 percent will begin to get better. This group just needs a little more therapy.Those t hat are not better after two to three weeks of therapy need further workup either with an MRI or cine. The cine is a motion pict ure of your shoulder moving. Because these machines use a computer to form the image,there is very little radiation. The MRI is betterf or those who do not have a lot of motion even without t herapy. The exception that generally occurs with some type of trauma is if your shoulder hunches when you try tor aise it. This is an indicator of a large rotator cuff tear a nd requires surgery. If you can move you arm without pain,but feel pain iny our shoulder you may have a problem in your neck. The m ost commonly pinched neck nerve is the one to the shoulder. Surgery and treatm ent of neck caused shoulder pain are a subject for the next column. D r. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a c oncentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand probl ems. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Carrs long list of achievements i nclude being an orthopaedic surgeon certified as a hand specialist. For more information,v isit http://hand-shoulder-specialist.com or call (863 7777. S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING Freshly-minted president and CEO of Cornerstone Hospice Charles ChuckLee started hist enure at the helm of the seven-county nonprofit earlier this week with a Meet n Greetof staff,community and friends at the organizations Highlands County operational center on Sparta Road. It is worthy to note that out of an 8,000-plus square mile central Florida service geography,multiple operational centers from Lake and Sumter counties on the north to Highlands and Hardee counties on our south,our new CEO marks the taking of the helm of Cornerstone Hospice at 8:00 a.m. on his first day on the job right here in Sebring!said Deb Harley, e xecutive director for the nonprofits HighlandsHardee-Polk region. es,staff here in Sebring is ecstatic that CEO ChuckL ee started his tenure right here at our office,listening to our staff and sharing his vision for the growth of Cornerstone Hospice here in the Highlands and Hardee region,said Sara Taylor,RN and supervisor at the Hospices Sebring office. Lee assured everyone that thell have the physician support,tools and resources required for continued growth in the Highlands and Hardee region. I am committed for us to have all resources in place to allow us to expand as opportunities arise. I see our census has been growing here and you have my support and encoura gement so we can manage issues that accompany growth and professional patient care Patients and family care always comesf irst,said the new CEO. Since 1984,Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care,a nonprofit community-based healthcare organization,has provided care and services to central Florida residents and to American veterans and families experiencing lifelimiting illnesses. To learn more,call in Highlands and Hardee counties 382-4563 or toll-free (800 visit www.cornerstonehospice.org or www.Serious Illness.org/Cornerstone www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, January 11, 2013Page 5B DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1 .736"; 3"; Black; h ealthy living; 00026419 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00026420 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 1/4/13; 00026421 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living; 00026422 HEALTHYLIVING D ear Pharmacist: I ate like a hog over the holiday, and it was wonderful. To spare my guilt,are there any benefits to holidayf oods and spices? D. E. Orlando,Fla. Answer: Dont worry about it,we all shamed ourselves. Your savingg race is that all those delicious spices have numerous medicinal benefits,and d keep sprinkling and cooking with them all year long. Nutmeg can ease indigestion,great,since you a te two sweet potato pies in one sitting. Nutmeg kills bacteria that causesb ad breath,woo hoo. By killing off some nasty i ntestinal bacteria,there may be less flatulence. It causes some people to get sleepy,so sprinkle some into a warm cup of almondm ilk before bed. Ginger may help prev ent colon and ovarian cancer. It seems to help with morning sickness,m otion sickness,chronic fatigue,asthma,erectile d ysfunction,heartburn, menstrual cramps,and even the common cold.G inger is most famous for its anti-nausea effect,as well as its ability to ease a rthritis over time because its a potent anti-inflamm atory. Cinnamon may improve cholesterol ratios, and in particular,lower LDL cholesterol and helps tabilize blood sugar (great for type 2 diabetes). When you balance blood sugar, you control appetite so,of course,this translates to possible weight loss,so long as the rest of yourd iet is the color of a rainbow. Your brain loves cinn amon as much as your taste buds,meaning your memory and brain function could improve. Cinnamon, like nutmeg,has anti-fun-g al and anti-bacterial properties. Cloves may very well be the strongest antioxidant known to man. Inh igh enough quantities, compounds in cloves reduce iron. This is good if you havehemochromatosis. Cloves may help with diarrhea,intestinal parasites,thyroid problems, infections and lymphoma. Essential oil of clove oil may relieve pain,if youa pply it to a toothache. Pumpkin,something t hat my husband Sam puts in many of his famous smoothies,contains fiber,s ome antioxidants (like vitamin A,C and E) and B v itamins which improve the appearance of skin, and reduce wrinkles. Nutrients in pumpkin can reduce risk of maculard egeneration,thus protecting your eyesight. P umpkins (and the seeds are great sex aids.If you think about it,all that zincs upports prostate health, and thats great for men t racking sperm count (for fertility concerns),and men seeking a higher sexd rive. I wont mislead you, it doesnt work like Viagra. Maple syrup,my favorite,is a great substit ute for sugar and its just natural tree sap. It has fewer calories and its more nutrient dense than many other sweetenersb ecause it has 54 different antioxidants,including one powerful one called quebecolnamed for where it was discovered. Even though it tastes sweet, some of maple syrupsc ompound lower blood sugar,and protect our D NA (which could reduce risk of runaway cells and cancer). Honey is another fabulous sweetener loaded with health benefits whichi s a yummy way to soothe chapped lips. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. D earPharmacist. com This i nformation is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Shoulder pain does not always lead to surgery We all shamed ourselves Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen M CT There are many things that can go wrong with your shoulder and not all of them will require surgery. Guest Column D r. Diana Carr New CEO takes helm of Cornerstone Hospice Special to the News-SunSEBRING The meeting day and time has been changed for the The Heartland Amputee Group. The group will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday,Jan. 24 at the Sebring Chamber of Commerce in the Village Plaza. Refreshments will be available. Post cards will be mailed out to the people on the postcard list as a reminder of the change. Guest speaker will be Dr. Braimah Saaka,vascular surgeon. The doctors topic will be announced. Adjust your schedules to visit with the doctor. The Heartland Amputee Group is an informational type of support group for both recent and experienced amputees of all levels,their family and friends and interested health care professionals. The groups main purpose is to give support,encouragement and exchange information and product knowledge. Anyone interested in meeting with the group is invited to attend this friendly,informal meeting. Information is exchanged and can be very encouraging and educational. The Heartland Amputee Group is organized through H.A.L.L.O. (Handicapped Americans Love of Life Organization) whose mission statement is Improving the Quality of Life for Those Meeting the Challenges of Life. The groups regular meetings are scheduled for every second Thursday of the month at noon through April 2013. For any other information about the group,or if you would like to be on the mailing list for notification of the meetings and guest speakers,call HALLO at 385-1196,email halloinc@embarqmail.com or write to H.A.L.L.O.,P.O. Box 7082,Sebring,FL 33872. Change in meeting schedule for Heartland Amputee Group Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155


C M Y K Page 6BNews-SunFriday, January 11, 2013www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisem ent in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. ANGLICAN New Life Anglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave.(Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852.Rev.Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863strhodes1020@ yahoo.com.Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer.astoral and Spiritual. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name;Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor.Christ centered and biblically based.Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available.Bible studies at 9:45 a.m.Sunday and 7 p.m.Wednesday.Prayer Time 6:30 p.m.on Wednesday.Bible classes at 9:45 a.m.are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m.Sunday.Church phone:452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:453-6986.Email: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvonPark 100 N.Lake Ave., Avon Park.Rev.Jon Beck, pastor;Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families;Joy Loomis, music director;Rev.Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor.Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.;Youth 445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.;Youth Activities, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.;Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services:Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Sunday broadcast on Cable TV Channel 6.Call 453-6681 for details.In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S.27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid).Your place for f amily, friends and faith.Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m.Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:information@ fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., 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.Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults, and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.;Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Call 385-4704. Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339.Rev.John D.Girdley, pastor.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.;11 a.m.Childrens Church;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m.Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church.Larry Ruse, pastor.Phone 655-1899.Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached.Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m.Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall.Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle.Phone 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552.Home phone:214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church,(SBC 4400 Sparta Road.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 M idweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services.Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and 7 p.m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English.Weekday mass at 8 a.m.Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th.Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049;fax, 385-5169;email, office@stcathe.com ; website, www.stcathe.com .Very Rev.Jo Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. Parish office hours, 8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday.CONFESSION:First Friday 7:15-7:45 a.m.;Saturday 3-3:45 p.m.;Or by appointment with any priest.WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday Vigil:4 p.m.; Sunday:8 and 10 a.m.;Sunday Spanish Mass:noon;Last Sunday of the month:2 p.m.(Creole/French);Sunday Family Mass 5 p.m.(Holy Family Youth Center).DAILY MASS SCHEDULE:Monday through Friday:8 a.m.and noon;Saturday:9 a.m. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter S aturday, 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, 154 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 ou r only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. CHURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 106 9 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m.Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays andW ednesday 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 at7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852.Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth.Call 465-6916.Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION Atonement Lutheran Church ELCASEBRING This Sunday is the Baptism of Our Lord Sunday. Deacon DavidT horesens sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Luke 3:15-17,21-22. At 11 a.m. Wednesday,, the WELCA ladies will host am eeting for ladies. The program will include guest speakers,quilting projects, adiscussion and then a noon luncheon. Visitors and guestsa re welcome.C hrist Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This S unday,Pastor Scott McLean will preach a sermon titled Genesis Begun,Genesis Completed.The congregation will also celebrate theB aptism of Our Lord. The church is at 1320 C ounty Road 64,east of the Avon Park High School. For more information,call 4712663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org .Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The sermon on Sunday morning is titled Sacrament.The key-note is from II Corinthians 13:14, The grace of the Lord Jesus Christ,and the love of God, and the communion of the Holy Ghost,be with you all. The church is at 154 N. F ranklin St.Christian Training Church S EBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled The Harvest and War:Part 2at the Sunday morning service. TheW ednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John.E mmanuel United Church of ChristS EBRING The Rev. George Miller will deliver t he Sunday morning sermon, Clouds of Prayer,from the Scriptures in Luke 3:15-22. T he church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County R oad 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com .Faith Baptist ChurchLAKE PLACID Pastor Bill Cole will preach Sunday on the subject In Remembrance of Mefrom Mark 14. Sunday evening hew ill preach A Red-light Motel and a Ready Heart from the book of Joshua. Special Bible studies begin in February. Journey of aL ifetime begins Sunday,Feb. 3. This study answers fascinating questions,such as: Who wrote the Bible? What is the theme? Why is there anO ld and New Testament? Why did God want Moses to build a tabernacle? Complete this study for a basic understanding of every book in theB ible. Also,ladies are invited to a Bible study,Kinsman Re-d eemer,a study of Ruth. If you were a slave,who would buy you freedom? If you hada n enemy,who would come to your defense? In the Old T estament,this person was known as a kinsmanredeemer.If you are ab eliever,you already have one ... Jesus Christ. This rich s tudy shows how Jesus both bought us (redeemer advocates (defends This four-week study will meet each Tuesday inF ebruary from 1-3 p.m. To have materials on hand for these studies,pre-registration is requested. For more information or to regis-t er,call the church office at 465-0060. For further information about activities of the Faith Baptist,(A Family of Faith,6 60 Holmes Ave.),call the church office at 465-0060 or check out the website, www.faithbaptistchurchlp.com .Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday m orning,the church celebrates First Sunday after Epiphany,The Baptism ofo ur Lord. Pastor Robert Reinhardt will deliver his sermon,Who Are You,fromt he readings of Isaiah 43:1-7, Psalm 43:6-9,Acts 8:14-17 a nd Luke 3:15-22. The Florida Blood Centers blood mobile will be at thec hurch from 8-11:30 a.m. Sunday,Jan. 20. Call the o ffice at 385-7848 or make reservations in the lobby (Jan. 20All donors will receive a Fandango Voucher that can be redeemed for af ree movie ticket. Sunday,Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. will be the 60th Anniversary Celebration Worship Service with a meal to follow. Notifyt he office or Donna Lobbelstael with plans to attend no later than Wednesday,Jan. 23. The adult Sunday school c lass is studying Blessed Are the Peacemakers.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING Rev.A.C. Bryant will bring the message The Unknown Godw ith Scripture from Acts 17:22-34. The United Methodist W omens Circles will meet at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. The church is at 126 S. P ine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com C all the church office for information at 385-5184.First Christian Church-Avon ParkAVON PARK A new series of lessons will begin Sunday morning during the Bible study hour on TheG lorious Second Coming of Jesus Christ. Wednesday night Bible study continues the study on what the Bible says about Heaven. F irst Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor St. (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 4535334 or e-mail firstchris t ianap@embarqmail.com with any questions or to request information. The church website is www.firstchristianap.com .First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)S EBRING At the Lords Table this Sunday morning will be Juanita Roberts andT eresa Williams. Communion will be served by Carol Chandler,Diane Beidler andF ranny Goff. The pastors sermon is t itled The Fall of Manfrom Genesis 3:6-9. For more information,call t he church office at 3850352. The church is at 510 P oinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church A.R. P.A VON PARK On Continued on page 7B


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, January 11, 2013Page 7B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone:465-0051.Rev.Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N.Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway church@hotmail.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org 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 second and fourth Sunday of each month.Jim Helwig, organist/choir director.Worship service at 9:30 a.m.;Holy Eucharist is every Sunday.Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first 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 Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E.Main St., at Memorial Drive, AvonPark.Pastor Rev.John C.Grodzinski.Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m.Open Communion celebrated at all services.ods Work, Our Hands. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852;465-5253.The Rev.Richard A.Norris, pastor; Susan C.Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director;and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December:Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.Worship schedule for January through Easter:Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday.Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday.Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent.Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services.Other activities and groups include: Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL3 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 to2 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, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Andrew Katsanis, senior pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth;first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: covpres@strato.net;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. 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, 8 and 9:30 a.m.;C ontemporaryWorship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Wednesday evenings:Adult Bible Study 7 p.m.(Nursery available), Youth Group (middle and high school) 7 p.m., RockSolid (kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, S ebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@embarqmail.com, 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. U NITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, ContemporaryWorship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S.Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863von Jarrett, Pastor.Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.The Rev.Fred Ball.pastor. Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Sunday schedule:Heritage Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.; Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Celebration Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.;New Song worship service at 10:45 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Middle School Youth, 4 p.m.;High School Youth, 5:30 p.m. We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.Church office, 465-2422 or www.memorialumc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5; 465-0313. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP Sunday morning,the pastors sermon is titled More Abundant Lifebased on John 10:1-10. I n the adult Sunday school class,the pastor leads the class in a video series titled The Life and Ministry of the Messiahsponsored by Focuso n the Family.The lessons are filmed on location in Israel and narrated by historian/teacher Ray Vander Laan. Sundays film is titled Galilee When the Rabbi Says,Come.Matt Sboto teaches the youth class and they are studying the book of Ephesians. The choirs introit will be Emmanueland the anthem The Gift of Love. M onday through Wednesday,the Womens Ministries will be conductingt he Week of Prayer. Continental breakfast will be s erved at 9:30 a.m. The program is at 10 a.m. and the theme is Prayer:Does It Make Any Difference?A DVD presentation featuring Philip Yancey,author of Whats So Amazing About Grace?,will be shown. There will also be devotions, discussion groups and special music each day.The offeringe ach day will go to Outreach North America. Kay Conkle is chairman and Ginger McCracken is co-chairman. Wednesdays Bible study w ith Pastor Johnson will be on the topic How Do We Glorify God?There will be no childrens choir and ministry or adult choir practice,b ut there will be a family potluck at 6 p.m. A musical program will be presented byB ob and Maxine Johnson. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entranceso n Lagrande Street). For questions,call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church ARP of Lake PlacidL AKE PLACID Pastor Raymond Cameron begins his series on 1 Samuel on Sunday and will continuet hrough Palm Sunday,March 24. The sermon can be heard at all three Sunday worship services. Call the church office at 4 65-2742 from 8;30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday for any questions. The sermon is also available on the church website at www.fpclp.com T he church is at 117 N. Oak Ave.G race Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace Pointe M inistries is at 200 Lark Ave.,Sebring Hills Association Clubhouse. T uesdays home Bible study is a continuing series, M essiah:Shadow ToImage. Call (863 information and directions. S undays morning worship is a new series,argets For 2 013. Visit www.gracepointeministries.net for updates.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted M oores sermon this Sunday will be The Revelation with Scripture from Revelation 1:1-5. The service will also i nclude Stan Skidmore singing The Crossand Victor Anderson with a trumpet solo,Sunday School Medley. T he church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publixb er is 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchL AKE PLACID This week is Missions Sunday at Memorial. The theme thisy ear is May the Love of Jesus be Seen in 2013. S even missions (three in Lake Placid and four in other countries) are supported monthly by Memorial UnitedM ethodist Church. Hear the latest update from those missions Sunday. Lake Placid Christian School,the Costa Rican mis-s ionary,Ray Zirkel,and the Nettles missionary family in Haiti working with YWAM (Youth With a Mission) will be represented at the earlyS unday service. The two later services will combine to hear reports from H.O.O.I. (Homeless & Orphan Outreach Incorporated) in theD ominican Republic,Youth for Christ,Lakeview Christian School andE vangelism for Children in Costa Rica. The church is at 500 Kent A ve.,behind the tower. For more information,call the o ffice at 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchS EBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Reflection The Mind of Christ,is taken fromP hilippians,chapter 2. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the messages. The Wednesday evening service will continue in the book of James.St. John United Methodist Church S EBRING Sunday morning,the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message will be The Baptism of Jesus. Biblical reference is fromL uke 3:15-17,21-22. S pring Lake United Methodist ChurchS EBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is a t 8170 Cozumel Lane. Rev. Clyde Weavers sermon title is Joyous Communion. G arage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. Breakfast and l unch will be served. RELIGION Continued from page 6B


C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING The first concert in the Maranatha Baptist Church Winter Concert series will be at 7 p.m. Friday,Jan. 18 and will feature the Randy Merrill Evangelistic Team. The Merrills are a faithbased,family ministry that uses music,drama and multimedia presentations in a diverse approach to bringing people to Christ and serving local churches. Randy Merrill,the leader,is the maternal grandson of the Spurrs,a familiar name in gospel music. Their program makes use of the trombone,trumpets, flute and keyboard,as well as the "Singing Crystal Glasses." They are based in Greenville,S.C. Future concerts in the series will feature pianist and vocalist Chris Knoblock on Friday,Feb. 15 and vocalist Robin Noel Jewell on Friday, March 22. The Maranatha congregation extends a cordial welcome to friends from the community to share in these concerts. The church is in Maranatha Village off Arbuckle Road,two miles east of State Road 17 North in Sebring. For more information,call 382-4301 or 382-8594. Sunridge Baptist Church plans Youth Car WashSEBRING Sunridge Baptist Church youth will have a car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.Thise vent will raise funds for church events with which the youth are participating. Sunridge Baptist Church is at 3704 Valerie Blvd.,att he intersection of U.S. 27 and Valerie Boulevard, directly across the street from Florida Hospital, Heartland Division. Spring Lake UMC plans garage saleSEBRING The annual garage sale at Spring LakeU nited Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane (oneq uarter mile east of hardware store on U.S. 98),will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.Brandt will be in concert in FortM eadeFORT MEADE Tommy B randt will be in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday at Mount P isgah Baptist Church,6210 Mount Pisgah Road,Fort Meade.Resurrection Lutheran plans garage saleA VON PARK Resurrection Lutheran Church will hold its annual garage sale at 8 a.m. Saturday,Jan. 19. The doorsw ill close at 2 p.m. Everything must go. The church is at 324 E. Main St.,corner of Main and Memorial in Avon Park. Proceeds will go toward the new air-conditioner.Blackwood Quartet in concert Jan. 20AVON PARK On Sunday,Jan. 20 the legendary Blackwood Quartet w ill be in concert at 5 p.m. at Union Church,106 N. Butler Ave. (www.WEARE-U NION.org). The cost is $10 at the door. C all 382-0706 for more information.Doug Day in concert SundaySEBRING Faith M issionary Baptist Church will have Doug Day in concert at 11 a.m. Sunday. Hew ill also preach and share his heart for the Lord. D ay has an amazing voice that the congregation demands back every year. He h as a gift of communication that touches his audience. The church is at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Each service is interpreted for the deaf. Faith Lutheran hosts blood mobileSEBRING Faith L utheran Church will host the Florida Blood Centers b lood mobile from 8-11:30 a.m. Sunday,Jan. 20. Callt he office,385-7848,or make reservations in the lobby (day of Jan. 20 not too late to make appointments. All donors willr eceive a Fandango Voucher that can be redeemed for a free movie ticket. S unday,Jan. 27 at 3 p.m. will be the 60th Anniversary Celebration Worship Servicew ith a meal to follow. Contact the office or Donna L obbelstael no later than Wednesday,Jan. 23.First Christian Church plans partyAVON PARK The w omen of First Christian Church will have their annual Ladies Birthday Party at1 :30 p.m. Saturday,Jan. 26. The church is at 1016 W. C amphor St.,and would like to invite all women. Bring your mother,daught er,sister,aunt,grandmother,friend,neighbor,or someone new.There will be entertainment,cake,ice cream,fellowship and funf or all who attend. The guest speaker will be Mary Beth Smith,a retired missionary from Africa. Tickets for the birthdayp arty are $3 each and can be purchased at the church o ffice from 8 a.m. to noon Monday-Friday,or call 453-5 334. Page 8BNews-SunFriday, January 11, 2013www.newssun.com G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 1/11/13; 00026631 HIGHLANDS SHEDS; 1.736"; 3"; Black; jan. friday ads; 00026427 RELIGION Courtesy photo The McCrays will perform during the Winter In The Word at Community Bible Church, 1400 County Road 17A North in Avon Park. Speakers will also include Dr. Bill Ury (Jan. 13-17) and Dr. Mark Smith (Jan. 18-20vices will be at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sundays and 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For information call 452-5643. Snapshots Randy Merrill Evangelistic Team kicks off concert series Courtesy photo Randy Merrill Evangelistic Team will perform in Maranatha Baptist Churchs first concert of its winter series at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18. An elderly couple were on an ocean cruise when as torm arose. They were standing near the back of the ship when a giant wave washed up and over the boat,sweeping the old mano verboard. The crew searched for days but could not find him. The captain sent the old woman back to shore andp romised that he would notify her as soon as something was found. Three weeks passed when the old woman finally received a message fromt he captain. It read: Maam,I am sorry to i nform you,but we found your husbands body at the bottom of the ocean. Weh auled him up on deck,and an oyster was attached to h is backside. Inside the oyster was a pearl worth $50,000. The old woman responded with the following mes-s age:Captain,please send me the pearl,and re-bait t he trap. It is easy to poke fun at the relationship between ah usband and his wife. It is the substance of many come dy routines and late-night talk shows. However,as funny as some of thosej okes are,the institution of marriage is no laughing matter. In fact,with the c onstant attack that marriage receives from society, t he media,and our courts of law,there is little wonder that the divorce rate is so high and that marriage substitutes(such as livingt ogether outside of the marriage relationship,same-sex marriages,etc.) are on the rise. The consequences of these types of thinking result in the breakdown of the home and the morald egradation of our nation. Perhaps,we have allowed o thers to do our thinking for us for too long. Perhaps, we have allowed our culturet o define for us the function of the man and the woman. P erhaps,we have forgotten Gods plan for a husband and his wife and the individual role each one is to play. Perhaps,we simplyn eed to go back to the Bible to determine what m arriage was designed to be by its original designer. Read the following i nstructions from the inspired apostle Pauls lett er to the church in Ephesus. Consider the distinctive roles God gaveb oth the man and woman inside the bond of marriage. Then,examine the respons ibilities of both husband and wife to love and respect e ach other. No marriage can achieve greater success than the one functioning in the manner God intended for it to function. Wives,be subject to your own husbands,as to the Lord. For the husband is the head of the wife,as Christ also is the head oft he church,He Himself being the Savior of the body. But as the church is subject to Christ,so also the wives ought to be tot heir husbands in everything. Husbands,love your wives,just as Christ also loved the church and gave Himself up for her,so thatH e might sanctify her,having cleansed her by the washing of water with the word,that He might present to Himself the church in all her glory,having no spot orw rinkle or any such thing; but that she would be holy a nd blameless. So husbands ought also to love their own wives as their own bodies.H e who loves his own wife loves himself; for no one e ver hated his own flesh, but nourishes and cherishes it,just as Christ also does the church,because we are members of His body. Fort his reason a man shall leave his father and mother a nd shall be joined to his wife,and the two shall become one flesh. Thism ystery is great; but I am speaking with reference to C hrist and the church. Nevertheless,each individual among you also is tol ove his own wife even as himself,and the wife must see to it that she respects h er husband.(Ephesians 5:22-33) Kevins Komments is presented by the Sebring Parkway churcho f Christ assembling at 3800 S ebring Parkway. On the Internet visit www.sebringcoc. com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com. Attention: Husbands and wives Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K Associated PressLOS ANGELES Lance A rmstrong has agreed to an interview with Oprah Winfrey in which he is to address allegations he used performance-enhancing drugs during a career in which he won seven Tour de France titles. According to Winfres website on Tuesday,this will be a no holds-barred interview.It will be the first with Armstrong since his cycling career crumbled under the weight of a massive report by the U.S. AntiDoping Agency.The report detailed accusations of drugu se by Armstrong and teammates on his U.S. Postal Service teams. Its unclear if the interview at Armstrongs home in Austin,Texas,has already been taped. Nicole Nichols,a spokeswoman for Oprah Winfrey Network & Harpo Studios,declined comment. The show will be broadcast Jan. 17 at 9 p.m. EST on OWN and Oprah.com. Armstrong has strongly denied the doping charges that led to him being stripped of his Tour de France titles,but The NewY ork Times reported Friday he has told associates he is considering acknowledging the use of performance enhancers. The newspaper report cited anonymous sources, and Armstrong lawyer Tim Herman told The Associated Press that night he had no knowledge of Armstrong considering a confession. Earlier Tuesday, Minutes Sportsreported the head of USADA told the show a representative for Armstrong offered the agency a donationin excess of $150,000 severaly ears before an investigation by the organization led to the loss of Armstrongs Tour de France titles. In an interview for the premiere on Showtime on Wednesday night,USADA chief executiveTravis Tygart said he was stunnedwhen he received the offer in 2004. It was a clear conflict of interest for USADA,Tygart said. We had no hesitation in rejecting that offer. Herman denied such an offer was made. Dear Abby: I u sed to be close friends with Colette.W e were so close that I asked her to be a bridesmaid in my April wedding. O ver the last several years of our friendship,Colette b ecame selfish and domineering. It didnt bother me so much before,because If elt her positive qualities outweighed the negative. H owever,after several recent incidents,I finally told her I was upset. She offered a cop-out response,and we have not communicateds ince then. That was a month ago. H ow do I let her know that I want to withdraw my request for her to be ab ridesmaid? I dont want to hurt her feelings,but my w edding will be a small,private affair,and her presence would be painful and disrup-t ive to me and another bridesmaid who recently hada similar experience with h er. Colette may not be burni ng with desire to come anyway,given our falling out, and hasnt yet incurred any of the expenses or spent any of the time and effort associ-a ted with being a bridesmaid. I dont want to act unkindly,even though I dont plan on rekindling the friendship. Needs Perspective in Kansas Dear Needs: Tell Colette p olitely that your plans have changed and that you have d ecided to scale backthe wedding; therefore your wedding party will be smaller and you wont need her after all. Its euphemistice nough that it could be taken to mean that finances have dictated your decision, which would be face-saving for her. I f she feels as you suspect she does,she may be relieved to be let off the hook. And if not,well you dont plan on continuing your friendship with her in any case. Do not make the conversation anything but polite and brief. Dear Abby: My mother had to be placed in a nursing home a year and a half ago. It has been a difficult time in our lives. She had two small,adorable dogs that kept her company for many years. I have kept them at her home and provide daily care and love to them. I tried to find them a loving home,to no avail. I cant bring them to my home because Im allergic to dogs. There accustomed to beingi ndoors,and the elderly one cant stand the extreme heat in our area. My problem is my brother. He knows I need a good home for Moms dogs,buth e went out and bought another dog for his family.I w as hurt and angry when he told me,but tried not to show it. Im bitter about itb ecause Moms pets still need a home. I m finding it hard to speak to my brother now. I have never had a mean bone in my body or felt this way before,but I dont under-s tand how he could do this. Am I wrong to feel this w ay? I respect your opinion, so could you advise me? Doggone It! D ear Doggone It!: Your feelings are understandable. H owever,before you let them degenerate into lasting antipathy,have a frank talkw ith your brother.Tell him your feelings and find out why he didnt volunteer to t ake in your mothers dogs. There is nothing to be g ained by stewing in silence, and he may have had a reason. You might have better luck finding a home for yourm others dogs if you contact no-kill shelters and rescue groups in your area. The dogs might be ideal companions for another senior if they are loving and housebroken. Most shelters offer a senior for seniordiscount where qualified senior citiz ens can adopt a senior companion animal,usually seven years old or older,with all fees waived. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known asJ eanne Phillips, and was founde d by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For an excellent guide to becom-i ng a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order How to Be Popular. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds, Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 610540447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, January 11, 2013Page 9B PALM DINER; 5.542"; 5"; Black; jan fri. ads; 00026423 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 00026463 DIVERSIONS Perplexed bride ponders how to let bridesmaid gently go Dear Abby By BOB GARVER Special to the News-SunFor the past few months, just about every movie Ives een has been preceded by a short documentary on the making of Les Miserables. The point most stressed in these previews ist hat every song in the movie is being sung live; that unprecedented steps have been taken to ensure that we do not have to put upw ith the phoniness of lipsynching. Needless to say, the task was a tremendousu ndertaking for everyone from the actors to the film crew to the musicians whor ecorded the score to match the actorspace instead of t he other way around. Such a tremendous effort cannot go unrewarded,so I mades ure to maintain a powerful respect for the film as its t wo and a half hours slogged along and its music,so painstakingly crafted,became more and more of a nuisance. T he film is based on a wildly successful Broadway m usical,itself based on a 19th-century French novel by Victor Hugo. The storyc enters on Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackmana former p risoner who changes his identity and breaks parole to start a new life free from h is label as a criminal. This does not sit well with Javert (Russell Crowe),a prison guard turned police inspector tasked with bringingV aljean to justice. Years later,Valjeans fear of Javert causes to him inadvertently ruin of the life ofa factory worker named F antine (Anne Hathaway). Desperate to atone,Valjean a dopts Fantines daughter Cosette away from a coupleo f crooked innkeepers (Sacha Baron Cohen and Helena Bonham Carter) and raises her as his own. Cosette grows up and falls in love with a fiery revolut ionary named Marius (Eddie RedmayneValjean struggles to evade Javert and protect Cosette without deviating from his own patht o redemption. The performances are all t op-notch,as one would expect in a film made withs uch rampant dedication. Jackman is everything one could hope for in Jean Valjean:dashing,patient, brave and tortured. Hathaway absolutely nails The Impossible Dream (perhaps the most wellknown song of the film) and will almost certainly earn an Academy Award nomina-t ion if not a win for her sadly-too-brief performa nce. Id also like to bring attention to Samantha Barks,who turns out to beq uite the scene-stealer as Eponine,the daughter of t he devious innkeepers who harbors a crush on Marius. Its hard to believe that M arius would chase after the sheltered Cosette when he has a tigress like Eponine in his life. I cant object to the quali ty of the music in the film, but I do object to its quantity. I cant stand it when musicals insist that every line of dialogue be sung.T hey should do a big production number and then r est for a minute so we can get excited for the next one.T he former approach is the reason why I hated the stage version of Rentand the latter is why I loved the 2005 film adaptation. Les Miserablesconsists of 49 s ongs,and while none of them are badnecessarily, their overabundance makes the greater ones seem less special and the lesser onesd ownright superfluous. Les Miserablesshould o nly be seen by people who are prepared for two and a half straight hours of musi-c al numbers. This is not a movie for people who arent p articularly fond of musicals but think they can tolerate it for the sake of a l oved one. That said,the film was made passionately and expertly and the effort has paid off. For better or worse,youll come outh umming your favorite songs. Ive got Master of the Housestuck in my head myself,but Id love to hear from you and find outw hich songs are dominating your brain. Les Miserables is rated PG-13 for suggestive and sexual material, violence and thematic elements. Its running time is 157 m inutes. Contact Bob Garver at rrg251@nyu.edu. Les Miserables made passionately, expertly C ourtesy photo Jean Valjean (Hugh Jackmanmer prisoner who changes his identity and breaks p arole to start a new life, in doing so inadvertently ruins the life of a factory worker named Fantine (Anne Hathaway Movie Review Les Miserables Rating: PG-13 Running time: 157 minutes Review: (of 4 Oprah to interview Armstrong for Jan. 17 show


C M Y K Family Features In todays busy,on-the-go world,having a haven to come home to is a must. And for many people,that sanctuary is the bedroom. In fact,a recent study by Leggett & Platt Adjustable Bed Group found that 90 percent of people surveyed want their master suite to be a tranquil retreat. odays bedroom is for more than just sleeping,says Emily Henderson,host of Secrets from a Stylistand HGTVs Season 5 Design Starwinner. From working and engaging with media to reading,relaxing and watching TV,we are doing more in our bedrooms than before. But that doesnt mean we have to compromise great style and comfort. I like to help create spaces that are comfortable and exude warmth no matter their use. Henderson recently shared a few of her designer secrets to help anyone create a peaceful and luxurious haven.Choose the Right Color PaletteColor really sets the mood for a room. While soft,cool colors and neutrals create a soothing mood,strong colors add drama. Henderson says that some colors,such as red,yellow and hot colors like fuchsia and orange,can feel aggressive. As much as I love a bold color,I often work with blues,grays and creams as the dominant colors for a bedroom,says Henderson. Go for a neutral like taupe or ivory if you want it to feel warmer,or a cooler neutral like light blue or grey if you want it to feel more calming. Then you can add hits of a stronger accent color. A good rule of thumb when choosing colors is 60-30-10. Sixty percent of the room should be the dominant color (walls),30 percent a secondary color (upholstery percent an accent color (accessories. When choosing your colors,start with something you love as your inspiration. It can be a painting,a pillow or even your favorite vase. Use that item to build out the perfect color palette for your bedroom.Beautify Your Bed and BeddingThe Better Sleep Council says that,in general,a mattress set that has been in use for seven years should be replaced in order to give you the best comfort and support possible. If its time to replace your mattress,think about upgrading your whole bed,says Henderson. An adjustable bed can offer not only customizable comfort but a chic look, too. I have one from Leggett & Platts Designer Series that lets me adjust the head, knees and feet and I have massage options. Its made a big difference in my life,and it looks great,too! She recommends considering an upholstered bed for a look that is softer and more cozy; a simple platform bed for something more modern; or an ornate iron bed frame for something more antique and old world. To get the designer look you see in magazines and on websites for your bed,Henderson says you need to choose great bedding,and learn how to layer it. Make sure you have tons of textures and layers,she said. More than any other room,upholstery is important. In your bedroom,you want everything soft. You dont necessarily need a lot of patterns or colors. The key is to contrast textures like wools,linens,cashmeres and knits to make it feel inviting. Remember to keep everything in your color palette to avoid it looking messy or feeling busy. Here is her step-by-step guide to layering bedding like a pro: Start with sheets Make sure you have comfortable sheets that feel good against your skin. Sheets with some detailing on the end,such as lace or embroidery,add a nice decorative touch. You can choose a solid color or a pattern that complements your bedspread. Add a blanket The next layer is a soft blanket. Depending on the season and the climate in your area,you can go with a lighter cotton or fleece blanket,or a heavier wool one. Top it off A quilt,duvet or bedspread is the top layer of your bedding and has the most visual impact. It needs to pull together all the layers of your bed and complement the colors of your room. Accent each layer Fold the top layer back about a quarter of the way down the bed. Follow with the blanket and the sheet,leaving each layer visible. Add pillows and accessories Dont overdo it with layers and layers of pillows. Use larger,European style pillows and shams for a backdrop,your sleeping pillows in front of those,then an accent pillow or two. Add a textured throw or silky quilt folded at the end of the bed for a finishing touch.Put the Accent on StyleAccent pieces really finish off a room and give it a complete look. Henderson says she likes to use mirrors on the wall instead of big,bold art. Mirrors expand the space and fill the wall,but they dont add a lot of contrast or busyness. Other ideas for stylish accents include: A tray on the nightstand that holds a dish for jewelry,scented candle and lamp. Small throw rugs for either side of the bed. Rugs add color,texture and a luxurious feel to a room. A collection of small vases or frames in the same color with various shapes. For more tips from Emily Henderson on creating the perfect bedroom haven,visit: www.lpadjustablebeds.com LIVING 10BNews-Sun Friday, January 11, 2013 Emily Henderson