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: 02-08-2013
Frequency: triweekly (wednesday, friday, and sunday)[1996-<1997>]
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Edition: Sebring/Lake Placid ed.
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
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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)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comL AKE PLACID Lake Placids city council voted unanimously Monday to hire Police Chief Phil Williamsa s the towns administrator. Because state law does not a llow the police chief to hold two positions,Lt. Jason Fansler was promoted to deputy chief,and will run the police department on ad ay-to-day basis. Williams named town administrator B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK Bill Jarrett, w ho owns Bill Jarrett Ford on U. S. 27,is being honored with the F ord Motor Compans prestigious Salute to Dealers Award during a ceremony in Orlandot oday He is one of six Ford dealers a mong more than 8,500 Ford and Lincoln dealers from the U.S., Canada,Mexico,Brazil,Europe, Asia,Caribbean & Central America,Africa and the MiddleE ast region,to be honored for his participation in and support of t he local community. Edsel B. Ford II,a member of Fords board of directors,andt hree other judges selected winners from a total global field of 1 00 nominees. Community service activities,length of participation and personal motivation w ere the guiding criteria. This is a great honor,said the ever humble Jarrett. Helping my community has always been incredibly important to my fami-l y and me. Being recognized is nothing I ever aspired for,but I hope it helps inspire others to get involved. From coaching Little League t o serving as a personal mentor to local youth over the years, J arrett is a role model for making a difference in Highland county. H e advocates,contributes and invests in youth charities,hunger relief and healthcare in particular. Among the many activities t hat attracted the judges to Jarrett were the part he played chairing the team effort that created the $20 million South Florida State Colleges Performing Center fort he Arts; his gift of the Blessed Beginnings Birthing Center at Florida Hospital Heartland D ivision,and his sponsorship and participation in several annualf undraisers. I dont know where to begin, said Donald Applequist,executive director of SFSCs Foundation. Bill is one of them ost generous individuals Ive been privileged to know. Hes made many financial contributions to the college for scholarships,athletics,and music,butm ore,hes given of himself, attended meetings,shared his wisdom,provided thoughtful i nput. He has been an asset to the community. I think itst remendous that the Ford Company is honoring him. Jarrett created and sponsors other community initiatives including the Drive One for YourH eart program,and encourages community service at his dealership throughout the year in food collection for local pantries as well as packaging meals forl ocal shelters. His team also colNEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, February 8-9, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 17 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 81 55C omplete Forecast PAGE 12A A morning thunderstorm in the area F orecast Question: Is a code of conduct a good idea for elected officials? Next question: Will you miss having mail delivered on Saturday? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at O nline Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 96% No 4% Total votes: 75 Classifieds9A Community Briefs2A Dear Abby11B Editorial & Opinion4A Film Review11B Health Living5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times11B Religion7B Soduko11B Sports On TV2B Unknown Soldier6A Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, financial goal front ; 00027210 By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Say farewell to a 150year-old duty from the United States Postal Service. Come this summer, the USPS will have a new delivery schedule that will consist of mail being delivered only five days a week,Monday-Friday. According to the USPS postmaster general,the discontinuance of Saturday mail delivery is an effort of offset a $16 billion loss last year by the postal service. As of Aug. 1,the Saturday mail service on first class mail items will cease throughout the United States. Other items such as packages,mailorder medicines,priority and express mail will still be eligible for delivery on Saturdays. The USPS has lost $41 billion over the past six years due to a number of changes in the way Americans use the mail service. Services such as e-mail,online banking and private shipping have caused a huge bump in the financial road for the countrys postal service. Postmaster General Patrick Postal service to cease basic Saturday deliveries News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS U.S. Post Office mail carrier Tammy Lewis sorts through mail Thursday during her route in Sebring. The post office will stop delivering mail (but not packagesdays starting the week of Aug. 5. See SATURDAY,page 8A News-Sun file photo by KATARA SIMMONS Bill Jarrett, seated here with his wife Lisa, is being honored today by Ford Motor Company as one of its six Salute to Dealers Awar recipients. Chosen from more than 8,500 Ford and Lincoln delaers across the globe, Jarrett is being recognized for his philanthropic w ork. Jarrett honored for his open heart and generosity Helping my community has always been incredibly important to my family and me. Being recognized is nothing I ever aspired for,but I hope it helps inspire others to get involved.Bill Jarrett See JARRETT,page 8A By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING David Frost,44,of Lake P lacid was booked into the Highlands County Jail Tuesday afternoon on 233 counts of child pornography. He is being held on a $233,000 bond $1,000 per count. Nell Hays,public information officer for theS heriffs Office,said no local children are involved. A ccording to the arrest report,Frost was discovered downloading child pornography through the Child Protection System soft-w are law enforcement officers used to monitor the downloading or sharing of child pornography files. LP man arrested for online child pornography Frost See 233,page 8A S ee TOWN,page 8A W illiams InsideA von Park businessman c harged with embezzling H abitat PAGE5 AMoving onR ed Devils cruise o n to District Final SPORTS, 1BLots of musical inspirationM any churches in area hosting concerts t his weekend RELIGION, 7BHistory1 0 African-Americans w ho counted LIVING, 1B


C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 00026403 Feb. 6 52829404851x:4Next jackpot $15 millionFeb. 2 1231404652x:4 Jan. 30 7910424549x:3 Feb. 6 810152033 Feb. 5 16101532 Feb. 4 27162332 Feb. 3 13182134 Feb. 6 (n 4460 Feb. 6 (d 6338 Feb. 5 (n 6162 Feb. 5 (d 5367 Feb. 6 (n) 328 Feb. 6 (d 025 Feb. 5 (n) 446 Feb. 5 (d 375 Feb. 5 1119253715 Feb. 1 415264021 Jan. 29 314223917 Jan. 25 172333352 Feb. 6 527363841 PB: 12Next jackpot $40 millionFeb. 2 1116334041 PB: 34 Jan. 30 1416324752 PB: 16 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS W orkers put together some of the final pieces Thursday morning for the 76th Annual H ighlands County Fair at Firemens Field in Sebring. The fair begins this evening; gaits o pen at 5 p.m. until midnight. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The annual Roaring s Arts and Crafts Festival will return this weekend in DowntownS ebring for a full day of fun and culture. The festival was created by the Community Redevelopment Agencyt hree decades ago and features approximately 100 v endors for attendees to enjoy with items covering ab road spectrum. Home decor,paintings,hand made soaps,and toys are just a few of the items that will be for sale during the festival. A celebration of the 1920s heritage and culture is the driving force behind the event. Old swing and early century music filledt he air during last years event and is likely to be entertaining attendees again this year. The Roaring s F estival is dedicated to its mission of preserving the historical feel of what once was in the Sebring area. Food vendors will prov ide treats for guests including funnel cakes,hot dogs, old-fashioned kettle corn and more. The Roaring s festival g enerates a varying amount of attendees each year. A ccording to CRA Executive Director RobinH inote,the festival can have between 1,500 visitors to 5,000 each year. The 30th annual Roaring s Arts and Crafts Festivali s sure to be a successful event as it has been in years past. The festival is free and open to the public and will take place around CircleP ark and its spoke streets from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. Downtown road closures w ill begin at 8 p.m. today. North Ridgewood Drive will be closed from North Pine Street to Circle Park Drive. All of Circle Park Drive( State Road 17) will be closed and East Center Avenue will be closed from Wall Street to Circle Park Drive. North CommerceA venue will be closed from Wall Street to Circle Park D rive; West Center Street will be closed from WallS treet to Circle Park Drive; and South Ridgewood Drive will be closed from Circle Park Drive to Oak Avenue. All road closures will be r e-opened at 6 p.m. Saturday following the event. Detours will be set up around the event beginninga t North Ridgewood to Franklin Street. Roaring s festival rolls into downtown Sebring B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comAVON PARK C elebration is in order for the Avon Park First Baptist C hurch this weekend as the establishment turns 100. The celebration will highl ight years gone by and the many special staff members, pastors and congregation members that have called the church home. W orship Pianist Ramona Servern is one of the many minds behind the centennial celebration. Servern has beena part of the congregation at F irst Baptist since 1984 and finds that the church she calls h ome has been an important part of not only her life,butt he lives of many who have passed through the doors. e are planning a big celebration. It will be a fun day of old and past staff,pasts ingers and congregation members. A lot of these people have moved away and will be traveling from far away to be here,Severns aid. AP First Baptist is known for having the annual assionplay/musical in which talented singers and actors take part of the production and provide entertainment as well as a deep message. The former director and actors will be here and they w ill be honored,Severn said. Along with the director a nd actors,the current staff will honor those who have g iven back not only in this community but around the world. Mission organizers a nd attendees will be honored during the celebration for giving their time,effort and funds all in the name of Christianity. P astor Jon Beck hasnt been around as long as many of the members of his congregation,but he has made a significant impact on thec hurch and looks forward t o the event. s going t o be an all day service event. Weare celebrating 100 yearsh ere but I dont look at the past so much as I do the future. Im excited about where we are going and I want to continue to grow. Ourg oal is to expand,but not just for the sake of more space,I want to continue to reach our young families. Of course, we have a large senior population here and we are not going to forget about them, but our goal is to build a new childrens wing,Beck said. The goals of the future are what are driving Beck and his s taff. The current staff includes a dozen of enthusiastic,hard-working individu-a ls who want to bring more people in their doors to wors hip and grow. The Avon Park First Baptist Church Centennial w ill begin Sunday at the sanctuary,100 N Lake Ave. Beginning at 9 a.m.,the congregation and guests are invited to view displays ando ld videos of the churchs early days. The traditional Sunday service will begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by a noon meal which will featureg uest speakers and music. During the afternoon more s peakers,music and other events will take place. F or more information contact the church at 453-6681. From the churchs very first pastor,Rev. Prentice,to Pastor Beck,the church hasg rown and blossomed in an amazing way. Mission trips to China,disaster relief groups,womens retreats, children advocacy and morea re the many things that this church provides not only to its congregation but to the entire community. e are all so excited. We have several pastors and people that have been here for generations,Beck said. s going to be a fun day, Severn said. We have a lot to be thankful for. AP First Baptist gears up for centennial celebration B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK City council and staff are looking for resident input as they sort out priorities for next term. For the most part,city officials are e xtremely happy about the citys direction. City Manager Julian Deleon pointed out how well the city was doing. We focused on annexation,stability and debt management, he said. N ot only are finances in good shape,he added,sidewalks are repaired,street lighting installed,and a single stream recycling system put into place. Better,he said,new businesses are taking an interest in opening in the city because of lower taxes. For example,hes aid,three restaurants are in the process of opening (Italian,Mexican, P eruvian/Colombian). The city is scheduled to be 100 percent debt free by December 2015,Deleon told thec ouncil. And were projecting another large property tax reduction for the 2013-2014 fisc al year. Im tickled to death with this,Councilor Terry Heston said. The council was unanimously pleased to continue persuing the current prorities,a lthough some requested a little tweaking. Councilman Parke Sutherland wants to leverage some savings into quality of life issues for residents and training for employees. Wre about as lean as you can get,he said. We need to ensure our folks are crosstrained. Mayor Sharon Schuler said code enforcement needed to be a higher priority,and Councilor Garrett Anderson said creating am ore business friendly atmosphere should be a high priority.He added the city would bene fit by having more community events. The city manager can be reached at 4524403,or at avonpark.cc What should Avon Park focus on most? Fair opens today B eck COMMUNITYBRIEFS Art League hosts Photography ExhibitionLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Art League is hosting its annual Members and Community Photography Exhibition and open house from 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. The exhibit will be at the Lake Placid Art & Cultural Center,127 Dal Hall Blvd. Admission is free and refreshments will be served. Community photographers wishing to exhibit may submit up to five of their favorite photos. Items must be framed or matted and wired for hanging. Deadline for submitting photos is between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thursday,Feb. 21. For more information,call 699-0489.Commodities to be distributedSEBRING Commodities distribution will be from 9 a.m. to noon today at The Salvation Army, 3135 Kenilworth Blvd. Clients in vehicles with 2013 Commodities Cards may use the Drop-off Lane for their distribution. Clients without 2013 Commodities Cards must go inside to certify for the year. Receive a new card and the distribution for the month. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Call 385-7548 with questions.Destination Downtown Sebring hosts Jazz on the CircleSEBRING Visit Downtown Sebring from 5-8 p.m. today as Destination Downtown Sebring celebrates the February monthly theme,Art,Heart & Soul, with a special Jazz on the Circle concert that is free for the public to attend. During this event,many stores will be open late and offer special products and deals just in time for Valentines Day shopping. For details about the events and stores,visit www.DestinationDowntownS ebring.com. This event is being cosponsored by the Sebring CRA.Dance Club hosts Buddy CanovaSEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club will host the music of Buddy Canova from 7-9:30 p.m. today at the Senior Center,3400 Sebring Parkway. Dance to the music of the s,s and s. Snacks and sandwiches will be available. Bring your own beverages. Dress smart casual. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Everyone is welcome, including singles. For information,call 386-0855.Organ concert set at Community BibleAVON PARK A free organ concert will be held at 7 p.m. today at Community Bible Church fellowship hall. The church is at 1400 County Road 17-A North, with the fellowship hall behind the church. Continued on page 5A


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C M Y K According to worldcancerday.org, canceris responsible f or more deaths worldwide than HIV/AIDS,tuberculosis a nd malaria combined. Cancer causes one in eight deaths worldwide. O f the 7.6 million global deaths from cancer in 2008, more than 55 percent occurred in less developed countries.. T he news is not all bad. Because of increased awareness,early testing and new t reatments,the American Cancer Society reports a 20 pere nt decline in cancer mortality since 1991. This means approximately 1.2 million people were saved. T hat work must go on. F or men,the three most common cancer sites are the lung,the colon,and the prostrate. These alone account for 4 0 percent of all cancer fatalities in men. The three most common cancers among women occur in the breast,the colon and the cervix,accountiung for about 40 percent of all cancer deaths in women. G lobally,the United States is in the top 10 of countries suffering the highest cancer rates 300/100,000. A ccording to the National Cancer Institute,between 2 005-2009,cancer death rates per 100,000 people were a lmost the same in the country as a whole and the state of F lorida 178 and 170 respectively. In Highlands County the rate was lower,155 per 1 00,000. T he good news is the National Cancer Institute ranks H ighlands County 58 out of the states 67 counties in t his case the lower on the list the better and the countys cancer death rates are dropping. P art of this progress against cancer is possible because c itizens have joined together in Relays for Life to raise awareness,and money for research and patient support. F or example,the Tanglewood ResidentsCancer Benefit has raised close to $400,000 in the last 14 years. F or the rest of the winter and early spring keep a look o ut for funding raising events,and pass on a dollar or two. Remember April is the month of local Relays for Life. A von Parks is April 12; Sebrings April 20 and Lake P lacid April 26. Plan to spend one of those days playing games,eating homemade food,and listening to music,all f or a cause that touches just about every family in the c ountry God forbid,even yours. Fighting cancer is an everyday battle. Page 4AN ews-SunF riday, February 8, 2013www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS Monday was World Cancer Day. Cancer,however,is such a widespread disease, with so many varieities posing such grave dangers to so many people,c oncern about it cannot be restricted to one day alone. 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONP ublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com D AN HOEHNES ports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com A DVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSE xt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONE xt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Humans tend to overlook ones wrongsEditor: Youre wanted at every service at the Church of Christ building in Lake Placid. We want you to learn the Bible and grow with us. You may learn that Jonah went towards Tarshish instead of Nineveh where God instructed him. You do know how God helped get him back on course. You see Jonah was like so many evangelists today, wanting not to step on toes. When an evangelist today stays with the Bible,many times somebody will be offended by truth. The person does not stop and think that this is not the word of the speaker that hurts,but the Word of God. We humans tend to overlook our loved ones wrongs,and we do not like to hear about them. Creston Frezzell,a Godfearing young single man, will share his love of God with you. His knowledge of the Bible is far greater than most. You will get book, chapter and verse. If your toes get stepped on,he will show you book,chapter and verse if you are interested. Sunday evening we watch a vhs,So the World Might Know,what history you can learn. Wednesday you have the privilege to study with Frank Parker. Frank will show how Noah was saved by Gods grace. You will learn about your heart,intelligence,emotions,will,conscience and application of whole heart. Come fellowship and learn from the one and only book of Gods word. See if you can feel the love around you. Chapman Chamberlin Sebringreason by elected officialsEditor: We elected public officials to serve the people,not to dictate the laws or change the Constitution we all live by. The take-over of the American people,who they took an oath to represent and defend,is a crime against the people. The American people stated that they do not want another round of amnesty that nearly destroyed all of our social programs and our wage scale,making millions of Americans homeless. They also want to destroy the second amendment to disarm a free people so they can destroy us. The first amnesty nearly destroyed our electoral process by allowing illegals to create a voting block and it cost our social programs trillions of dollars. How was an invading workforce allowed to vote? Illegally? Where do they come up with these polls that state the American people want gun control or amnesty? Could it be their own polls? What makes the newly re-elected President think he has dictative powers? There are no dictators,kings or queens in America,with the power to re-write the Constitution. We are a nation of laws that we all are required to live by. The promotion of illegal voting blocks to stay in political power by either party,using an illegal foreign workforce,is criminal. This crime against the people of America by its own elected officials will not go silently.This creating of illegals,a new voting block, will not be tolerated by the American people. To reward a criminalinvading foreign nation citizenship will not stand. It will create a nation within a nation,two languages. You only have to look to your Bible to see the many problems that will befall us. Look at the world around us, continually at war. Is this what we,the American people,want for our nation and our children? Speak up before we have 20 million illegal citizens to compete within a nation where all of our jobs have been offshored and most of those replacing us speak a different language. The American immigration laws demand that there must be jobs before immigration can take place. It also demands control of our borders. If we are not a sovereign nation with borders,what are we? Many jobs now require Spanish. Immigration requires English. Billie E. Jewett Sebring BouquetSalute to Dealers honor is fittingEditor: Congratulations to Bill Jarrett for winning the Salute to Dealersaward from Ford for being an outstanding corporate citizen. Bills support of the Tanglewood Residents Cancer Benefit has been greatly appreciated. Every dealing with Bill and his staff has been courteous and helpful. Whenever weve asked for help theve gone above what we had expected. This week,258 Tanglewood community members had a chance to drive one of Bill Jarretts Fords. For this,he is donating $2,500 to our cancer benefit for the third year in a row.We thank you,Bill,for your support of our efforts and congratulate you on your achievement. Neil Simpson Chair Tanglewood residents' Cancer Benefit Fighting cancer every day Due to an act of Congress,Cubann ationals who arrive in the U.S. after 1959 cannot be illegal immigrants. Therea utomatically refugees. Its amnesty! The federal government has spent billionst o assist those whove fled Castros regime. It was aC old War policy,signed by President Johnson. If they can get to our shores( many have died in the process),they have an i nstant pathway to citizenship. They just have to get here. And since 1995,havew hat is referred to as dry feet. I say this to Republicans who seem to be aspiring now to win the Latino vote: Cubans are not Mexicans. So when the party toutsF lorida Senator Marco Rubio as their go-to Latino Politico called Rubio the fresh-faced ambassador to conservatives(Itss ince been scrubbed) there not wooing the 31 m illion Latinos who identify themselves as MexicanAmerican,the biggest L atino group and therefore biggest Latino voting bloc in the U.S. Cubans may speak Spanish,and be froms omeplace else,but their immigration experience is unique to the island they come from ... and our policy toward said island. A nd Puerto Ricans,the second largest Latino g roup in the country,are also not illegals.ThereA mericans. The island is a U.S. territory. Im just trying to help you out, Republicans. The point is:Putting M arco Rubio out on immigration reform is cynical conservative tokenism (ala Sarah Palin,Herman Cain and Nikki Haley),but ita lso proves the hypothesis by Mexican-Americans: Republicans dont actually care about them. One clue is that they assume there pretty much Cubans. Immigration reforms focus (and sticking point is what to do about the estimated 11 million people who live here without documentation. A 2005 Pew Hispanic Center report says 56 percent of them are from Mexico,22 percent from other Latin American countries (mainly Central America),13 percent are Asian,6 percent Canadian and European and 3 percent African. (None are Cuban.) These 11 million people nearly 80 percent of whom are Latino and using what Newt Gingrich called the language of the ghetto make up our underground economy and exploited underclass. Republicans have loved vilifying this group of people:From candidate for Governor of California Meg Whitman saying we should prosecute illegal aliens and criminal aliens in all of our cities,in every part of California,to Arizonas SB 1070 and Congressman Brian Bilbray say-i ng you can tell if someone is illegal (not by their race, but) by their shoes. Bilbray losth is seat,by the way. And Meg who? Mitt Romnes planwas fors elf-deportation. He also went after Mensa contender RickP erry for educating illegalsin his state. But then went on Univision with ad ark bronze tan to address Spanish speakers. M itt who? Republicans have opted for a Southern Strategy:aS outh-of-the-Border Southern Strategy. It failed. N ow there trying to reverse course. The Hispanic Leadership Network,a GOP-affiliated group,suggested the partyn ix the words illegals and aliensand not use t he word amnesty,which some tea-buzzed Republicans took as a chal-l enge to see how many times they could use all t hree in a sentence. Its hard to teach the Grand Old Party new tricks. R epublicans moralize about illegal immigrants. re a nation of laws: they broke the law. End of sound bite.If we canm ake the subjugated underclass somehow immoral then their continued exploitation is therefore acceptable. The labor theyd o doesnt need to be fairly paid for its penance for b reaking the law.To Republicans,the wave ofi mmigration from Mexico is a giant chain gang. When they get here,there automatically felons so they deserve what they get. B ut this has backfired on Republicans. It lost them the White House (yet again). They realize this. They want to be in power.T hat means they need the Latino vote. Their solution is to prop up a CubanAmerican (whose parents came to this country before Castro) to go on Hannity and relay that his plan for the undocumented is for them to stand in line:ou have to wait your turn behind everyone who applied before you legally, and when your turn comes up,you have to qualify for the visa youre applying for. Giving weight to a Cuban-American on illegal immigration is like giving credence to the head of HSBC (or Barclays or UBS for that matter) on prisons. Yeah,very little personal experience on the subject. Godspeed,GOP. Copyright 2013 TinaDupuy.com, distributed exclusively by Cagle Cartoons newspaper syndicate. Tina Dupuy is an award-winning writer and the editor-in-chief o f TheContributor.com. Tina can be reached at tinadupuy@ yahoo.com. This column has been edited by the author. Representations of fact and opinions are solely those of the author. Dear GOP, Cubans are not Mexican Guest Column T ina Dupuy Letters policyMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com.


C M Y K The featured artist will be Joe Bowen,manager of Fletchers Music Store in Sebring. Bowen will play a Lowrey organ and is wellknown for his musical talent. The concert is open to the public.Sunshine Edition plays at ReflectionsAVON PARK Reflections on Silver Lake will host a dance featuring the Sunshine Edition,a fivepiece band that plays s, s and s music as well as classic and modern country,from 7:30-10:30 p.m. today. Cost is $5. Bring your own drinks and snacks; ice will be provided. The public is welcome. Sebring Hills hosts pancake breakfastSEBRING There will be a pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the Sebring Hills clubhouse,200 Lark Ave.,(two streets south of Thunderbird). All the pancakes,sausage,orange juice, coffee or tea you want for only $3 members and $3.50 non-members.Franics II sets up garage saleSEBRING Francis II Mobile Home Park,2800 Real McCoy Drive,will have its annual garage sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.A snack bar will be available.MissFits plan Red Hat event to benefit ACSAVON PARK The MissFits of Avon Park lost three of their Red Hat Sisters Marilynn Baker,Barbara Hunt and Barbara Winsman to cancer in 2012. These ladies were avid Red Hatters and had lots of clothes and accessories. It was their wish to share their collections with their Red Hat Sisters. The chapter would like to share their collection with other Red Hatters in the area. The items will not be for sale,but donations will be accepted for the American Cancer Society. Don your Red Hat Regalia and gather in their memory. Refreshments will be served. This event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at The Knoll/Century Hill Community Center,1401 Montsdeoca Road.Saturday Morning Market in Stuart ParkLAKE PLACID The Sunday Morning Market will be in Stuart Park uptown Lake Placid from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Entertainment provided by Barney and Nancy Miesse and Party Dog Rick. Call the Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce for additional information at 465-4331.Breakfast planned at Sebring AirportSEBRING Second Saturday of the month,from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday,is the drive-in/fly-in breakfast at Sebring Airport. Menu includes pancakes,buckwheat cakes,bacon,sausage, hash browns,scrambled eggs,orange juice,coffee and tea,all for $6 once through or $8 all-you-caneat. This event is sponsored by Civil Air Patrol Senior Squadron SERFL314 and Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 1240.Illinois Day gathering scheduledSEBRING The annual gathering of Illinois residents,past and present,will be held starting with registration and fellowship at 11 a.m. Saturday followed by lunch at noon,door prizes, etc.,at Homers restaurant (business meeting will follow the meal). If theres anyone interested in taking over the reunion,speak up. Reservations are required (limited space863 696-0059.Under the Oaks offers musicSEBRING Country/bluegrass/blues/gos pel music at Under The Oaks Opry at 7 p.m. today and 2 p.m. Sunday,hosted by G.W. Saunders. This is an inside family venue/no alcohol at 3414 Beck Ave. Call 2530771 with questions. Visit Under The Oaks Opry on Facebook.Tanglewood hosts special showSEBRING Tanglewood will host a special show from the past with Jimmy Beaumont and the SkyLiners. It is obvious that lead singer,Jimmy Beaumont,long ago achieved the hope that he once expressed for The Skyliners to be remembered as one of the best harmony groups of all times. The Skyliners created a new style of music by combining the streetwise harmonies of rhythm and blues groups like the Moonglows and the Flamingos with the most sophisticated modern harmony style of the Four Freshman and the Hi Los. Just as important a factor in the longevity was the business partnership between Jimmy Beaumont and aptly named manager,Joe Rock, that kept the act commercially viable for more than four decades. The doors and snack bar opens at 6:15 p.m. Sunday, show at 7 p.m. All tickets are $12. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 8, 2013Page 5A M ARTIAL ARTS (pp c are, rhp, top; 00027030 ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3"; Black; feb ads; 00027218 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 00027221 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 00027273 Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 C ontinued from page 2A COMMUNITYBRIEFS S pecial to the News-SunS EBRING How would a deputy know if the name a subject was providing to him was really the correct name? If this person has an out-s tanding warrant,would he tend to provide the correct identification? Chances are he might not. Now Highlands County s heriffs deputies have the solution. Simply call the sergeant on duty in your zone and have him run Rapid ID on your subjects. Identification is confirmed.T he rules of search and seizure still apply with the u se of these devises,however,any tool given to our deputies to expedite identifi-c ation in the field leads to efficiencies but most import antly to the safety of our deputies. They can quickly determine who they are really dealing with on the street under the proper circum-s tances. Rapid ID is a hand held f ingerprint scanner that utilizes modern wireless technology to verify identity.T his system searches the databases of known Florida c riminals and the FBIs Repository for Individuals of Special Concern (RISCT his unit captures forensic quality fingerprints for identification,however when time permits and upon booking into the jail,a ten print submission is still the best and most thorough identificationu sing fingerprints. The Highlands County S heriffs Office is fortunate to have nine of these units in operation at this time. Then orth and south patrol sergeants on each of four squads h as one and the Sergeant in the Safe Neighborhoods Unit accounts for the ninth device. A t a cost of just more than $2,000 each,they were purchased using Forfeiture Funds,monies seized and forfeited from criminal enter-p rises. In use for the past several m onths,deputies are pleased with this new tool for law enforcement. It works very well. I have positively identified several s ubjects and made an arrest on a subject who attempted to hide his identity during an i nvestigation,said Sergeant MickeCloninger. Sergeant Anthony McGann commented,I find this to bea useful tool and have been able to use it successfully. When members of his squad came upon a Hispanic male who was unconsciousa nd lying in an orange grove, McGann used Rapid ID to identify the man and was able to get his family to respond to assist him. S ergeant Jamie Davidson related that,Another subject who attempted to hide hisi dentity when he was served a warrant was convinced to provide the correct namew hen informed the Rapid ID unit was enroute. Even when s ubjects provide their correct names but they have no identification on their person,R apid ID can confirm their identity on the spot. S heriff Susan Benton is also pleased with this new technology. Anything we can do to provide our deputies with current accu-r ate information on subjects they are dealing with on the s treet increases their chances of going home at the end of their shift. The well-being ofo ur deputies is paramount as they uphold our mission day i n and day out to protect life, property and individual rights while maintaining p eace and order. New Rapid ID technology in place in Highlands County Courtesy photo Highlands County sheriffs deputies will now be able to run Rapid ID to confirm identification of subjects. It is the n ewest piece of technology being used by the Sheriffs Office. News-Sun staff AVON PARK Daniel Batterbee,33,was takeni nto custody by the Highlands County Sheriffs Office Wednesday on six charges of fraud false statement misrepresent solicita-t ion as charity. Batterbee owns Creative Floors in the city. He is accused of soliciting contributions from localb usinesses and telling the donors the money was going to the Habitat forH umanity,while depositing the collected funds into his own bank account. TheO lympic Restaurant and the Wild Turkey Tavern made contributions. The arrest report said, By the defendant admitting he deposited money into his personal account in October, and has yett o turn the money over, proves he had intent to convertt he same to his own use. B atterbee is being held on a combined $8,000 bond. He took $150. Owner of Creative Floors arrested for embezzling Habitat for Humanity Batterbee B y JAY REEVES Associated PressBIRMINGHAM,Ala. A man who held a 5-yearold boy hostage in an underground bunker forn early a week before dying in a shootout with the FBI r eceived multiple gunshot woundsto his body,a county coroner said T hursday. Dale County Coroner Woodrow Hilboldt said he was allowed into the bunker in the southeasternA labama community of Midland City on Wednesday evening. He pronounced 65-year-old Jimmy Lee Dykes dead at8 :58 p.m. He had multiple guns hot wounds,Hilboldt told The Associated Press. Thec oroner declined to say how many times Dykes had been shot or where the wounds were on his body. He said the body was takent o a state forensics laboratory in Montgomery for an autopsy. T he body was removed from the bunker Wednesday n ight,FBI agent Jason Pack said Thursday,hours after the FBI announced that ith ad found no more explosives on the property b esides those that were discovered in a PVC pipe leading into the bunker and i nside the bunker itself. FBI Special Agent Paul Bresson said in an email late Wednesday that the technicians who scouredt he 100-acre property in the days after the standoff ended had completed their work and cleared the crime scene. No additional devices were found,he added. B resson said evidencereview teams are now sift-i ng through the crime scene,a process that could take two to three more days. A shooting-review team from Washington alsoi s reviewing the hostagetaking episode. Coroner: Alabama hostage-taker shot multiple times By TAMI ABDOLLAH and SHAYA T AYEFE MOHAJER Associated PressLOS ANGELES Thousands of p olice officers throughout Southern California and Nevada hunted Thursday f or a former Los Angeles officer who was angry over his firing and began ad eadly shooting rampage that he warned in an online posting would target those on the force who wronged him,authorities said. Authorities issued a statewide officer s afety warningand police were sent to protect people named in the posting that was believed to be written by the fired officer,Christopher Dorner,who has military training. Among those mentioned were members of the Los Angeles Police Department. I will bring unconventional and a symmetrical warfare to those in LAPD uniform whether on or off duty,said t he manifesto. The search for Dorner,who was fired f rom the LAPD in 2008 for making false statements,began after he was linked to a weekend killing in which one of the victims was the daughter of a former police captain who had represented himd uring the disciplinary hearing. Authorities believe Dorner opened fire early Thursday on police in cities east of Los Angeles,killing an officer and wounding another. Police said Dorner,33,implicated himself in the killings with the multipage manifesto. I n a Facebook post,Dorner said he knew he would be vilified by the LAPD a nd the news media,but that unfortunately,this is a necessary evil that I don ot enjoy but must partake and complete for substantial change to occur within the LAPD and reclaim my name. As police searched for him,the packed Los Angeles area was on edge.T he nearly 10,000-member LAPD dispatched many of its officers to protect potential targets. The department also pulled officers from motorcycle duty. Massive manhunt on for ex-cop accused of killing 3 In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013www.newssun.com C omcast/Agenti Media; 11.25"; 10.75"; Black plus three; process, Main A p/u 1-11-2013; 00027354 U .S. Air Force Maj. Duane Dively was returning from a mission over Afghanistan when the U-2 spy plane he was piloting malfunctioned. For the next6 3 seconds,Maj. Dively did what hed been doing for two decades. He put his country first. e think he tried to bring t he plane in,the pilots mother,Donata Dively,told The Unknown Soldiers. He could have ejected,but that wasnt the way he wasb uilt,his father,Bill Dively, added. Prior to the June 22,2005 mission,Duane risked his life in almost every United States conflict since Desert Storm.C iting what he felt was an obligation to serve,Duane joined t he Marine Corps shortly after 241 U.S. service members were killed in the 1983 terrorista ttack on the U.S. Marine barracks in Beirut. B ut ever since the Canton, N.Y. natives first time in an airplane,Duanes head was always tilted toward the heavens. He always wanted to fly, his mom said. Duane had a d etermination ... he was very tenacious. Duane later joined the Air F orce to fulfill his lifelong dream. After earning his wings i n 1990,the pilot flew wherever his country needed him. From Desert Storm to the B alkans to Somalia ... it seemed like he was always overseas,Bill said. A fter registering a perfect score on his pilot tests,Duane b egan flying the U-2 reconnaissance aircraft,which had become a household name during the Cold War. For most of the next decade and particular-l y after 9/11,Duanes parents, who live in Hollidaysburg,Pa., rarely knew where their son was flying. Hed say youre not on the need to know list,Donata said with a gentle laugh. Duane was usually collecting crucial intelligence overA fghanistan and Iraq during missions that he would often volunteer to fly. If other (pilots dren,particularly around the holidays,Duane would volun-t eer for those three-month deployments so they could s pend time together,Donata said. In early 2005,with America s uffering almost daily casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan, t he happily married pilot could have retired. Duane,who was about to turn 43,decided to keep flying. They go into the service b ecause they love what there doing,Donata said of brave m en and women like her son. They have the dedication to the people of the United States,t heir country and God. As the U-2 lost power over S outhwest Asia,Duane did everything he could to save a plane hed spent countless h ours navigating through the clouds of war. It costs about $7 million to train a good pilot,Duanes father said,his voice crackingw ith emotion. He made the most out of everything he did. The memorial service honoring Duane,who was one of a select few to ever pilot the U-2,w as held in a massive C alifornia hangar next to another spy plane he once flew. Whenever there was a trouble spot,Duane was there,an Air Force officer told the packed Beale Air Force Base audience. W hile its been more than seven years since Duane's final a ct of courage,the lives of his wife,parents and brother are forever changed. No birthday,holiday or any day having anything to do with t hat child is ever the same, Donata said. When Bill plays golf,he a lways tilts his head upward toward the blue sky,where his oldest son helped define several chapters of American history. I think of him all the time, h e said. Duane is buried at Arlington National Cemetery,where he rests among brothers and sisters in arms who also fought top reserve freedom. But as A mericas post-9/11 conflicts fade from our national cons ciousness,the fallen heros mother is worried. So many times its only the immediate families that realize the sacrifice,Donata said. And I just think we need other people to keep in mind the p rice that so many people are paying. Maj. Duane Dively devoted n early every second to keeping others safe. For that,along w ith the final 63 seconds of his extraordinary life,the hero pilot's parents have no doubt w here their sons soul now flies. I think the Lord felt that Duane had used every talent the Lord had given him,D onata said. It was time for his reward. To find out more about Tom Sileo, visit the Creators Syndicate websitea t www.creators.com. 6 3 seconds Photo courtesy of the U.S. Air Force U.S. Air Force Maj. Duane Dively, 43, was U-2 pilot who was killed on June 22, 2005, in a crash that occurred while he was r eturning from a mission over Afghanistan. During two decades of military service, Maj. Dively flew missions over Iraq, A fghanistan, Somalia, and the Balkans. By BARRY FOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Have you ever fancied yourself a v ideographer? Someone who could capture the veryessence of an event through the lens of a camera? This year,five lucky fans will have that opportunity to chronicle the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh from Florida. T he Sebring International Raceway and GoPro again this year will conduct the GoPro Ultimate Fan contest.For the balance of them onth,fans will be allowed to submit essays detailing what makes them the most qualified to grab all the sights and sounds of the 61st run-n ing of the grand prix of endurance using a GoPro video camera. I n all,five finalists will be selected each will be chosen topresent their unique perspective. Each then will receive a GoPro camera tob e used to record their experience during this years race. A fter this yearscheckered flag,the fireworks and the end of the once-around-the-clock competition,finalists will submit their footage to Sebring International Raceway. The videos will then be uploaded to Sebrings O fficial YouTube Channel to be judged by the fans. The video with the most views during a s pecified time period will be given the title GoPro Ultimate Fan Experience. The winnerwill receivea race prize package i ncluding twoFour-Day Supertickets and Paddock Car Parking to the 62nd Annual Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh From Florida,acommemorative poster from this years race,their Profile as the 2013 GoPro U ltimate Fan in the 12 To Go e-mail newsletter and a number of other great items both from GoPro and Sebring International Raceway. Those who wish to enter need to get started. The entry deadline ismidnight Feb. 28. Essays ubmissionscan be no longer than one page in length and should besent viae-mail to dgourley @sebringraceway.com or faxed to655-1777. 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C M Y K By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical WriterDeep-fried foods may be causing trouble in the DeepS outh. People whose diets are heavy on them and sugary drinks like sweet tea and soda were more likely to suffer a stroke,a new study finds. I s the first big look at diet and strokes,and researchers say it might help explain why blacks in the Southeast the nations stroke belt suf-f er more of them. Blacks were five times more likely than whites toh ave the Southern dietary pattern linked with the highest stroke risk. And blacksa nd whites who live in the South were more likely to eat t his way than people in other parts of the country were. Diet might explain as mucha s two-thirds of the excess stroke risk seen in blacks vers us whites,researchers concluded. re talking about fried foods,french fries,hamburgers,processed meats,hotd ogs,bacon,ham,liver,gizzards and sugary drinks,said t he studys leader,Suzanne Judd of the University of Alabama in Birmingham. P eople who ate about six meals a week featuring these s orts of foods had a 41 percent higher stroke risk than people who ate that way a bout once a month, researchers found. In contrast,people whose diets were high in fruits,vegetables,whole grains and fishh ad a 29 percent lower stroke risk. s a very big difference, Judd said. The message for people in the middle ist heres a graded risk the likelihood of suffering a s troke rises in proportion to each Southern meal in aw eek. Results were reported Thursday at an American Stroke Association conference in Honolulu. T he federally funded study was launched in 2002 to explore regional variations in stroke risks and reasons for them. More than 20,000 peo-p le 45 or older half of them black from all 48 mainland states filled outf ood surveys and were sorted into one of five diet styles: Southern:Fried foods, p rocessed meats (lunchmeat, jerky),red meat,eggs,sweet d rinks and whole milk. Convenience:Mexican and Chinese food,pizza,p asta. Plant-based:Fruits,vege tables,juice,cereal,fish, poultry,yogurt,nuts and whole-grain bread. Sweets:Added fats, breads,chocolate,desserts,s weet breakfast foods. Alcohol:Beer,wine, l iquor,green leafy vegetables,salad dressings,nuts and seeds,coffee. There not mutually exclusiv for example, h amburgers fall into both convenience and Southern diets,Judd said. Each person g ot a score for each diet, depending on how many meals leaned that way. Over more than five years of follow-up,nearly 500s trokes occurred. Researchers saw clear patterns with the Southern and plant-based diets; the other three didnt seem to affects troke risk. There were 138 strokes a mong the 4,977 who ate the most Southern food,com-p ared to 109 strokes among the 5,156 people eating the least of it. There were 122 strokes among the 5,076 who ate the m ost plant-based meals, compared to 135 strokes among the 5,056 people who seldom ate that way. The trends held up after r esearchers took into account other factors such as age, income,smoking,education,e xercise and total calories consumed. Fried foods tend to be e aten with lots of salt,which raises blood pressure a k nown stroke risk factor, Judd said. And sweet drinks can contribute to diabetes,t he disease that celebrity chef Paula Deen the queen o f Southern cuisine revealed she had a year ago. The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke,drugmaker AmgenI nc. and General Mills Inc. funded the study. This study does strongly suggest that food does have an influence and peoples hould be trying to avoid these kinds of fatty foods and h igh sugar content,said an independent expert,Dr. Brian Silver,a Brown U niversity neurologist and stroke center director at Rhode Island Hospital. I dont mean to sound like an ogre. I know whenI m in New Orleans I certainly enjoy the food there. But you dont have to make a regular habit of eating all this stuff. Marilynn Marchione can be followed ath ttp://twitter.com/MMarchione A P Page 8ANews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013www.newssun.com G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 2/8/13; 00027468 Donahue expects the shrinking from a six-day delivery service to a five-day delivery service will save the USPS approximately $2 billion annually. Over the past two years, the USPS has slashed the hours of workers at more than 25,000 post offices nationwide as well as scaled back its workforce by 35 percent in hopes of saving money. USPS worker Tammy Lewis is an 11-year postal employee in the city of Sebring. Known as a city carrier,Lewis makes her rounds along U.S. 27,stopping at several local businesses. Lewis had caught wind of the upcoming changes in the USPS procedures from a work meeting that took place at the main branch near Lakeshore Mall on Wednesday. I do know that any of the branches that are currently already open on Saturdays will remain open,Lewis said. Lewis confirmed that the USPS will be discontinuing the Saturday first class mail deliveries in August,but will deliver packages and priority mail items. As far as lay-offs or employment at the local branch,Lewis believes there hasnt been any in quite some time. The local branch has implemented a different manner in which they take on employment issues. e do have a hold on hiring,like a hiring freeze, Lewis said. So if someone leaves a position they havent been filling their spot. Continued from page 1A Saturday mail deliveries to stop lects school supplies each year to donate to less fortunate students. In 2012, Jarrett donated seven iPadst o Park Elementary School students who did not have computer access at home. In addition,because Highland County did noth ave a hospice center, Jarrett contributed funds for the establishment of a new center for terminally ill patients and their families. Philanthropy simply means the love of mankind, said Tim Cook,CEO of Florida Hospital. So many in our community havee xperienced in a real way the love and generosity of the Jarrett family.They live their love of this community consistently. Bill and Lisah ave put their heart prints throughout this hospital. It would not be the same without their generous support and involvement. FloridaH ospital is proud to congratulate Bill for this incredible honor! Jarretts latest project is helping to organize and fund a three-year leadership and development pilot program called the Leader inM in Avon Parsfour public schools. The initiative is based on Stephen R. Coves The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.T he program focuses on developing students socially,emotionally,academically and ethically through character education,build-i ng cooperative relationships,and nurturing responsibility,kindness and good judgment. Continued from page 1A Jarrett recognized for philanthropy work The report says,On 08/22/12 I reviewed potential suspect targets within the Highlands County area. I located a suspect (with an LP virtual address) who displayed more than 103 child notable files. In the ensuing six-month investigation it was discovered Frost has 127 files of photographic stills,and 106 files of video. His first court appearance is March 18. C ontinued from page 1A 233 counts of child pornography filed Southern diet, fried foods, may raise stroke risk Arlene Tuck has been Lake Placids city clerk ford ecades. She is retiring March 31. O ver the years,town councilors Debra Worley and Ray Royce said state and federal governments demanded more fromm unicipalities. Where a city clerk was once more than e nough to run a town,today, between mandates, increased paperwork anda dditional audits,a stronger staff is necessary V ickie Bollinger,new to the town staff,has city clerk experience and will takeo ver that position where the job description is changing d rastically.The clerk will now be balancing the check b ook,keeping the public informed,noticing meetings and keeping the minutes. W illiams,as town administrator,and Mayor John H olbrook will be responsible for the town overall. re trying to restructure,Worley said. illiams is the right man.H e has hit the ground running and is already reorgani zing. One thing hes doing is redesigning the (towns) web page. The towns charter calls for a strong mayor to act as C EO and manager,Royce said. The mayor and the council discussed the situat ion and decided we needed an administration with a got o guy structure. illiams submitted an application for the job,R oyce added. He has strong organizational skills, a nd this was the most economical way. Its a win, win,win. According to Worley, Fansler was given a raise of$ 5,000 a year to compensate for his increased responsib ilities. Bollinger is being given a $12,000 raise. Her former salary was $28,000 ay ear. Williamssalary is $71,000. Town reorganizes duties, key offices C ontinued from page 1A Associated PressT ALLAHASSEE The Florida Supreme Court has rejected a homeowners bid to penalize a lender accused of fraud in a mortgage foreclosure case. The justices on Thursday unanimously ruled against Palm Beach County resident Roman Pino. His lawyer had urged the justices to ban lenders from voluntarily dismissing foreclosure cases to avoid penalties for filing bogusd ocuments. The high court,though,affirmed an a ppellate ruling that judges cannot reinstate lawsuits after plaintiffs have voluntarily dis-m issed them. Florida justices reject mortgage fraud penalty There were 138 strokes among the 4,977 who ate the most Southern food, compared to 109 strokes among the 5,156 people eating the least of it. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013Page 9A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC 12-879 HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, a Florida banking corporation, Plaintiffs, vs. BELINDA ANN BOWERS a/k/a BELINDA W. BOWERS a/k/a BELINDA ANN WILBURN a/k/a BELINDA W. PUGH, if alive and if not, her unknown spouse, heirs, devisess, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against BELINDA ANN BOWERS a/k/a BELINDA W. BOWERS a/k/a BELINDA ANN WILBURN a/k/a BELINDA W. PUGH, and all claimants under any of such p arty; CARL WILBURN and BETTY A. WILBURN, Husband and Wife, if alive and if not, her unknown spouse, heirs, devisess, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against CARL WILBURN and BETTY A. WILBURN, and all claimants under any of such party; and FORD MOTOR CREDIT COMPANY LLC, a Delaware Limited Liability Company, Defendants. NOTICE OF SUIT-PROPERTY TO: CARL WILBURN and BETTY A. WILBURN, Husband and Wife, if alive and if not, her unknown spouse, heirs, devisess, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against CARL WILBURN and BETTY A. WILBURN, and all claimants under any of such party; 1100 Vaughn Road, Sebring, FL 33872 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: The Property: a/k/a 100 Ivy Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 Lot 1, Block 427, HIGHLANDS TOWERS SUBDIVISION REVISED, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 29, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Parcel I.D. No. C-25-34-28-030-4270-0010 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, toJ ohn K. McClure, Esquire, JOHN K. MCCLURE, P.A., 211 South Ridgewood Drive, Sebring, FL 33870, the Plaintiff's attorney, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled court on or before March 12, 2013; otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 28th day of January, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Cler k In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact Court Administration at Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870; telephone (8637 prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-001030 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC., Plantiff, vs. FELICIA S. COKE A/K/A FELICIA COKE, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: GLADSTONE COKE, JR. A/K/A GLADSTONE M. COKE, JR. A/K/A GLADSTONE M. COKE Last Known Address: 6459 ORDUNA DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33872 Also Attempted At: 4100 VILABELLA DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33872 Also Attempted At: 2617 JASMINE WAY, SEBRING, FL 33872 Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 23, IN THE BLOCK 61, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHL ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Choice Legal Group, Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 1 20, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before March 6, 2013, a date which is within thirty (30 days after the first publication of this Notice in THE NEWS SUN and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. If you are a person with a disability who needs 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 advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that your believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 24th day of January, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Noelle Sims As Deputy Cler k February 1, 8, 2013 N THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000190 Division CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. ALIPH E. ROSS A/K/A ALIPH ELISE ROSS AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on January 29, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 4, BLOCK 15, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES, SECTION B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 63, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 1707 BUCK STREET, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on February 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 1st day of February, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk February 8, 15, 2013 Notice is hereby given that JMCK Enterprises LLC will sell at public auction the contents of 1055 Production Dr. Bldg #1, Sebring, Florida 33870 at 4:00 P.M. Wednesday 13th February 2013 to the highest bidder. Items held for J & E Import Parts Inc.; Konrod Clarke. Items include misc. race car parts, compressors, tools, trailer, riding mower, Mitsubishi car, and F-250. February 8, 13, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000879 PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., FORMERLY KNOWN AS NCMC NEWCO, INC., SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASIGNEEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, OF DIANA LINZER, DECEASED; ROB HARVELL, HEIR; ALICIA CASAS, HEIR; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THEIR 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 TIONAL BANK; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORIS, TRUSTEES OF DIANA LINZER, DECEASED; ROB HARVELL, HEIR Whose residence is/are unknown. 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 28, BLOCK 86, SIXTH ADDITION OF THE TOWN OF SEBRING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 180, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, FLORIDA (OF WHICH HIGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A PART) AND IN TRANSCRIPT BOOK, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. AND LOT 29, OF A RE-SUBDIVISION OF LOTS 29, 30 AND 31, BLOCK 86, OF THE TOWN OF SEBRING, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 3A, 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 25th day of January, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Noelle Sims Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. February 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000849 Citibank, National Association, as Trustee for American Home Mortgage Assets Trust 2006-4, Mortgage-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, S eries 2006-4 Plaintiff, vs. William J. Vogel and Janice E. Vogel, Husband and Wife. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 28, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000849 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein Citibank, National Association, as Trustee for American Home Mortgage Assets Trust 2006-4, Mortgage-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-4, Plaintiff and William J. Vogel and Janice E. Vogel, Husband and Wife are defendant(s GERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., March 18, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 14, THE CLOISTERS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 14, PAGE 72, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID PROPERTY I S BEING CONVEYED TOGETHER WITH 1/26TH INTEREST IN TRACT A AND DRAINAGE AREA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 5 34-4690, within two (2 this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 February 8, 15, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000567 B AC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. Plaintiff, vs. David J. Norris; Bank of America, National Association; Prairie Oaks Community Association, Inc.; Unknown Parties in Possession #1; Unknown Parties in Possession #2; If living, and all Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under and against the above named Defendant(s alive, whether said Unknown Parties may claim an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or Other Claimants Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 28, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000567 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAC Home Loans Servicing, L.P. f/k/a Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P., Plaintiff and David J. Norris are defendant(s Clerk of Court, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, will sell to t he highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., March 18, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 61, OF PRAIRIE OAKS, PHASE 1 ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 87, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs 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 Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida B y: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 F ebruary 8, 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 10-1028GCS U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF THE HOLDERS OF THE CSMC MORTGAGE-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-6, Plaintiff, v. JUAN MANUEL MANJARRES; MARIA G. MANJARRES; BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.; PRAIRIE OAKS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY given pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure ("Final Judgment" dated January 11, 2013, and entered in Case No. 10-1028GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. Bank National Association, as Trustee on Behalf of the Holders of the CSMC Mortgage-Backed Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2 007-6 is the Plaintiff and Juan Manuel Manjarres, Maria G. Manjarres, Bank of America, N.A. and Prairie Oaks Community Association, Inc. are the Defendants, I shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at a public sale on March 18, 2013 at 11:00 am in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, the following described property set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: All that parcel of land in County of Highlands, State of Florida as more fully described in Book 1851 Page 1890 and being more particularly described as follows: Lot 9, of Second Replat of a portion of Prairie Oaks Phase I, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 57, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, less and except, of the following: begin at the Southwesterly corner of said lot point lying on the arc of a curve concave to the southwest; thence in a northwesterly direction and along the arc of said curve to the left (curve having for its elements a radius of 280.00 feet, a central angle of 02 degrees 21 minutes 56 seconds and a chord bearing of north 27 degrees 41 minutes 17 seconds west), a distance of 11.56 feet; thence north 83 degrees 21 minutes 07 seconds east a distance of 170.95 feet to the southeast corner of lot 9; thence south 79 degrees 39 minutes 04 seconds west a distance of 167.15 feet to the point of beginning. **ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNERS AS OF THE DATE OF LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE.** DATED this 23rd day of January, 2013. Robert W. Germaine, Clerk As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS IN NEED OF A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHALL, WITHIN A REASONABLE TIME PRIOR TO ANY PROCEEDING, CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR AT (863 534-4686 (VOICE), (863534-7777 (TDD) OR (800FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE February 8, 15, 2013 N THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10001229GCS Division WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. RITA J. STILLABOWER, MARIA T. ANSBAUGH; RICHAR M. ANSBAUGH; WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on January 29, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 9 AND LOT 10, IN BLOCK 9, OF FRANSVILLA, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 102 PLUME COURT, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on February 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 30th day of January, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk February 8, 15, 2013 483.65 feet to a point; N. 70 degrees 19'52'' E. for a distance of 166.64 feet to a point; N. 52 degrees 33'36'' E. for a distance of 144.46 feet to a point; N. 51 degrees 17'35'' E. for a distance of 134.00 feet to a point; N. 17 degrees 08'51'' E. for a distance of 46.36 feet to a point; N. 14 degrees 44'47'' W. for a distance of 203.88 feet to a point; N. 02 degrees 40'47'' E. for a distance of 137.08 feet to a point; N. 07 degrees 19'25'' W. for a distance of 164.46 feet to a point; N. 45 degrees 11'52'' E. for a distance of 54.02 feet to a point; N 81 degrees 51'13'' E. for a distance of 169.97 feet to a point; S. 63 degrees 00'58'' E. for a distance of 232.42 feet to a point; N. 84 degrees 59'22'' E. for a distance of 150.14 feet to a point; N. 37 degrees 03'19'' E. for a distance of 470.83 feet to a point; S. 81 degrees 07'26'' E. for a distance of 742.85 feet to a point; N. 59 degrees 08'10'' E. for a distance of 807.62 feet to the intersection with the East line of said Section 12, and the point of terminus of said centerline of easement. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. I HEREBY CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing was: Mailed this 24th day of January, 2013, to all parties on the attached service list. ROBERT W. GERMANINE, CLERK BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak January 1, 8, 2013 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 10-001206-GCS SUNTRUST BANK, INC., Plaintiff, vs. LANDRY CHERON, JR.; CARLINE VALLES A/K/A CARLINE VALLEZ; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed January 23, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 10-001206GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 19th day of February, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: PARCEL 27: Being a parcel of land lying in Sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Section 12; thence bear S. 00 degrees 03'13'' W. along the East line of said Section 12, for a distance of 304.30 feet to a point; thence bear S. 89 degrees 10'08'' W. for a distance of 1552.52 feet t o the point of beginning; thence bear S. 88 degrees 52'12'' W. for a distance of 923.33 feet to a point; thence bear N. 26 degrees 14'39'' E. for a distance of 188.11 feet to a point; thence bear N. 39 degrees 34'01'' E. for a distance of 191.60 feet to a point; thence bear N. 08 degrees 54'09'' E. for a distance of 256.25 feet to a point; thence bear N. 89 degrees 10'08'' E. for a distance of 678.87 feet to a point; thence bear S. 00 degrees 03'13'' W. for a distance of 561.22 feet to the point of beginning. Together with and subject to the following described easements: A 50 foot perpetual non-exclusive easement for right of way, ingress, egress and regress lying in Sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida and being more particularly described as the West 50.00 feet of said Section 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida. And Being a 70.00 feet easements for the purpose of ingress, egress, utilities and drainage, lying in Section 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida and being more particularly described as follows: Being the East 70.00 feet of said Section 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida. And Lying in Section 1, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida and being 35.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline; Commence at the Southwest corner of said Section 1; thence bear N. 00 degrees 30'32'' E. along the West line of said Section 1 for a distance of 200.23 feet to the point of beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear N. 89 degrees 10'08'' E. for a distnce of 5288.00 feet to the intersection with the East line of said Section 1 and the point of terminus of said centerline of easement And Lying in Sections 1 and 12, Township 38 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida and being 35.00 feet on either side of and parallel with the following described centerline; Commence at the Southwest corner of said Section 1; thence bear N. 00 degrees 30'32'' E. along the West line of said Section 1 for a distance of 200.23 feet to a point; thence bear N. 89 degrees 10'08'' E. for a distance of 3056.61 feet t o the point of beginning of said centerline of easement; thence bear the following bearings and distances along said centerline of easement: S. 08 degrees 54'09'' W. for a distance of 256.25 feet to a point; S 39 degrees 34'01'' W. for a distance of 191.60 feet to a point; S. 26 degrees 14'39'' W. for a distance of 214.13 feet to a point; S. 33 degrees 09'48'' W. for a distance of 125.94 feet to a point; S. 54 degrees 34'35'' W. for a distance of 60.99 feet to a point; S. 72 degrees 50'41'' W. for a distance of 105.22 feet to a point; S. 89 degrees 44'11'' W. for a distance of 360.18 feet to a point; S. 75 degrees 06'10'' W. for a distance of 241.98 feet to a point; S. 14 degrees 55'30'' W. for a distance of 107.03 feet to a point; S. 05 degrees 22'55'' E. for a distance of 287.70 feet to a point; S. 24 degrees 07'15'' W. for a distance of 163.72 feet to a point; S. 00 degrees 12'05'' E. for a distance of 252.14 feet to a point; S. 26 degrees 49'52'' W. for a distance of 152.10 feet to a point; S. 10 degrees 10'09'' W. for a distance of 301.16 feet to a point; S. 07 degrees 50'51'' E. for a distance of 123.86 feet to a point; S. 32 degrees 17'50'' W. for a distance of 329.78 feet to a point; N. 84 degrees 26'35'' W. for a distance of 76.66 feet to a point of curvature of a curve concave to the South and having for its elements a radius of 186.68 feet, a central angle of 31 degrees 53'29'', a chord bearing of S. 63 degrees 11'51'' W. and a chord distance of 102.57 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 103.91 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave to the Southeast and having for its elements a radius of 143.13 feet, a central angel of 69 degrees 25'14'', a chord bearing of S. 12 degrees 32'29'' W. and a chord distance of 163.01 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 173.42 feet to the point of tangency of said curve thence bear: S. 22 degrees 10'08'' E. for a distance of 309.76 feet to a point; S. 08 degrees 54'55'' E. for a distance of 292.18 feet to a point; S. 08 degrees 06'57'' W. for a distance of 198.17 feet to a point; S. 33 degrees 10'02'' E. for a distance of 134.22 feet to a point; S. 02 degrees 12'00'' W. for a distance of 266.15 feet to a point of curvature of a curve concave to the Northeast and having for its elements a radius of 139.87 feet, a central angle of 70 degrees 02'46', a chord bearing of S. 30 degrees 33'27'' E. and a chord distance of 160.54 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 170.99 feet to the point of curvature of a curve concave to the North and having for its elements a radius of 111.85 feet, a central angle of 64 degrees 56'11'', a chord bearing of N. 81 degrees 57'04'' E. and a chord distance of 120.09 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 126.77 feet to a point of reverse curvature of a curve concave to the South and having for its elements a radius of 136.53 feet, a central angle of 49 degrees 45'36'', a chord bearing of N. 74 degrees 21'46'' E. and a chord distance of 114.88 feet; thence bear along said curve for an arc length of 118.57 feet to the point of tangency of said curve; thence bear: S. 80 degrees 45'26'' E. for a distance of 260.54 feet to a point; N. 86 degrees 48'44'' E. for a distance of 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 10-001198-GCS SUNTRUST BANK, INC., Plaintiff, vs. MELLISA MORRIS A/K/A MELISSA MORRIS; TIMOTHY BERNARD MORRIS; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed January 23, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 10-001198GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 in accordance w ith Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 19th day of February, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 12, Block 217, Sun 'N Lake Estates Section 19, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 88, of the Public Rec ords of Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 24th day of January, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk January 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 10-001037-GCS SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. EDGAR J. CERON; MARTHA N. CERON; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed January 23, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 10-001037GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 19th day of February, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 6, Block 53, Sun 'N Lake Estates of Sebring, Unit 5, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 51, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 24th day of January, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk January 1, 8, 2013 1050Legals CLASSIFIEDS 1050LegalsSubscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876


C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013www.newssun.com NOTICE OF WORKSHOPS SOUTH FLORIDA STATE COLLEGE Presidential Search Screening Committee workshops are scheduled to be held at the dates and times listed below in the Boardroom on the SFSC Highlands Campus at 600 W. College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825. The general public is invited. Tuesday, February 19, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 12:00 p.m. For additional information, interested parties may contact the Office of the President, South Florida State College at 600 West College Drive, Avon Park, FL 33825. IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE DISTRICT BOARD OF TRUSTEES WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS MEETING, THAT PERSON WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. February 8, 10, 2013 NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Notice of Public Sale or Auction of the contents of the following storage units located at CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW, 2609 BAYVIEW STREET, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 on 02/21/13 at 10:00 AM. Contents are said to contain Household Goods/Business Items unless otherwise specified. A147 Barrera, Andria Renee L1123 Brigham, Claudia Robbins E331 Brigham, Claudia Robbins HOUSEHOLD GOODS L860 Cesar, Betty May HOUSEHOLD GOODS L859 Cesar, Betty May HOUSEHOLD/BUSINESS ITEMS L903 Cesar, Betty May HOUSEHOLD/BUSINESS ITEMS F396 Devantoy, Bonnie B. MISC. D264 Goad, James T. Lake Placid Health Care Center E337 Gomez, George HOUSEHOLD B200 Harris, Antionika Meechell HOUSEHOLD K754 Mercer, Jonathan R. HOUSEHOLD GOODS H566 Noble, Larry Wayne A092 Paedae, William Harrigan call him (bill HOUSEHOLD A078 Paedae, William Harrigan call him (bill BUSINESS I643 Peterson, Kaharri Veleria HOUSEHOLD GOODS D245 Quick, Rachel A. HOUSEHOLD A056 Watts, Lorie Daniel HOUSEHOLD GOODS H581 Woodham, James HOUSEHOLD H574 Wyatt, Barbara A. HOUSEHOLD Sale being made to satisfy landlord's lien. Cash or Credit/Debit Card accepted. Contents to be removed by 5:00 p.m. on the day following the sale. CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW 2609 BAYVIEW STREET SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 (863 February 8, 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 13-25 IN RE: ESTATE OF BERNICE B. PEARCE Division: Probate Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Bernice B. Pearce, deceased, whose date of death was January 29, 2012, and the last four digits of whose social security number are 7360, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with t his court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 1, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Ronald L. Pearce 800 Lake Apthorp Dr. Lake Placid, Florida 338352 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charlotte Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. Attorney for Ronald L. Pearce Florida Bar Number: 21297 Stone & Walder, P.L. 3200 US Highway 27 South, Suite 304 S ebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: Charlotte@stoneandwalder.com February 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 10000425CA DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. GINEL SANCHEZ, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 1, 2013, and entered in Case No. 10000425CA of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Bank of America, N.A., is the Plaintiff and Ginel Sanchez, Lucia Vaquez, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 18th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 1, IN BLOCK C, OF SPRING LAKE VILLAGE I I, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 609 LIMETREE DR, SEBRING, FL 33876 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 1st day of February, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 eService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com 11-99787 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice v oice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 F ebruary 8, 15, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013Page 11A SEEKING AUTOMECHANIC w/extensive experience on Mitsubishi 2.6L. Engine Call 863-655-5642 2005 FORDTAURUS SE 4DR, Auto, Cruise Control, Cold A/C, Good Tires, Runs A-1, Looks Like New in & out, Regularly serviced. Must Sell. $5500 or Make Reasonable Offer. 863-465-1713 or 863-465-9100 9450Automotive for Sale 9000 Transportation5TH WHEEL-2012 JAYCO EAGLE 31.5 RLST Super Lite / LIKE NEW used 3 X's / 3 Sides. Lists for $42,888.88 Sell for $30,000.00. Cll 419-366-2739 8400RecreationalVehicles 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesNEW CENTRALAIR. Still in Box. 10 year Warranty. I nstallation & References Avail. $1490. 863-658-4707 7420Heating &Air ConditioningWANTED VCRRecorder & Player, Programmable, w/remote & manual. FOUND!!!!!! 7340Wanted to Buy SEBRINGMULTIFAMILY SALE! 2 317 Clevelalnd Rd. (off Sebring Pkwy. Thur-Fri-Sat, Feb 7-8-9, 7am-? Air boat, electronics, baby items, tools, new/used clothing, household items, antiques. Much More! SEBRING FRI.SAT Fairmont Estates 3232 New York Ave. Something for Everyone! SEBRING *MULTI FAMILY SALE 123 Highland Rd. (nr Veteran's Beach Fri/ Sat, 8am-? Lawn mower, ss sink, sm. freezer, kids pool table, clothing, organ, Tons of clean misc. items. SEBRING *MULTI FAMILY SALE 4752 Myrtle Beach Dr. (Sun 'N Lakes Sat, Feb 9th, 8am noon. Furn., clothing, household items. Everything Must Go! Many Good Deals!! SEBRING THUR.SAT. 8 -2pm. Brunners Mobile Home Estates, behind Oishi Burger. Crafts, tools. Too much to mention. Must See! SEBRING THUR.FRI. 8 4pm. 2741 Queenswood Dr. off Hammock Rd. Fishing rods & equipment, Christmas decor, golf items, shoes, towels, many books & misc. SEBRING FRANCISII MHP ANNUAL GARAGE SALE, 2800 Real McCoy Dr, Sat, Feb 9th, 8am-2pm. Crafts, Bake Sale, Raffle. Snack Bar also available. SEBRING ACROSSfrom Spring Lake area on 98 South. FRI. SAT. 8 4pm. 7915 Elliott Rd. Oak Shores inside Pavilion. Household, tools, misc. & lots of fishing gear. SEBRING -Woody's RV Park 4414 US Hwy 27 S. Sat. Feb 9th, 8AM 1PM. A/C unit, Household, Junk & Treasures, Fishing Gear, Steps. Baked Goods Donuts Coffee Hot Dogs Chili SEBRING -Sunny Pines RV Park Annual Club House yard & bake sale1200 US Hwy 27 North. Fri Feb 8th, 8AM 11AM. Coffee / Donuts on sale. Sales also at lots 1719, Pye Dr. & 118, 124, & 1620 Sunny Pines Dr. LAKE PLACIDSAT. 8 ?. 1184 CR. 621 East. Multi-Family Sale! Car/Race car parts, tools, household items, ladies clothing, leather couch & more! LAKE PLACIDFRI. SAT. 8 4pm. 1509 Nimitz Ave. Highlands Estate Park area. Dishes, old & new, pots, pans, linens, bedding, men's & womens clothes, shoes & lots more! LAKE PLACIDAlpine Village Rummage & Bake Sale! Fri. Feb. 8th, 7 2pm. & Sat. Feb 9th, 7 12pm. Rain or Shine, Mostly enclosed. Furn., sofas, chairs, major & minor appliances, microwaves, TV's, grills, camping & fishing equip., garden tools, many household items. Rec. Hall loaded with small items. Baked goods, refreshments, crafts & magnetic picture frames. 18 Center St. Take 27S to 70E., 0.25 miles on left. L.P.COVEREDBRIDGE Annual Fair. Sat. 2/9, 8 2. White Elephant, B ake Sale, Food, Plants, Clothing, Jewelry, Furn., Drawing for Hand Made Quilt, Gift Certificates, Cash, & Many More! Hwy. 27 to Lk. Francis Rd. follow signs. HIGHLAND OAKSRV RESORT ANNUAL YARD SALE FEB. 09, 2012, 7:30 A.M. TO 2 P.M. AT 7001 OLD PLANTATION AVE., SEBRING AVON PARK* BIG SALE 805 Armisted St. (off Marshall Ave. Fri & Sat, Feb 8 & 9, 8am ? Juke Box, household Items & Toys. Too Much Too List! AVON PARKRummage & Bake Sale! FRI.SAT. 8 2pm. 595 East Main. Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church. Many Treasures to be found!! AVON PARKHuge Yard Sale for Relay For Life. Fri. Sat. 8 4pm. 12 W. LaGrande St. off N. Lake Ave. Loads of misc. items, something for everyone, bunk bed, exercise equip. household items, clothes, etc. All proceeds go to American Cancer Society's Relay For Life. 7320G arage &Yard Sales WASHER &DRYER $75 for the pair. Call 863-465-2888. UV LIGHTfor Pool & DE Filter. $60. Call 863-655-0893 UPRIGHT VACUUMCompletely reconditioned with a 30 Day Guarantee. $20. 863-402-2285 7310B argain Buys TWIN BOXSPRINGS & MATTRESSES 2 Sets. Both For $50. 863-257-1174 SONY HDTV 26 Inch Screen with storage in base of TV. $100 863-382-9289 Evenings only. ROLLING SCRAPBOOKCASE Large size. $20. Call 863-655-0893 REFRIGERATOR WHITE,GE 18.2 cu. ft. Works good. $75. Call 863-465-2425 PRINTER NEW Brothers DCP-7065 DN, with Toner Cartridges. $100. 863-382-9289 Evenings only. PORTABLE WASTEwater tank on wheels for R.V.'s, size 12 gallons, in v ery good condition, $35, 863-453-7027. OAK DESK/ OLD / 36" X 60" 6 Drawers & 2 Sliding Pullouts. Good Condition. $75. 863-402-2285 MATTRESS TOPPERfor R.V. queen beds, size 60''x75'', in very good condition, $30, 863-453-7027. MAGIC CHEF* NEW Apartment Size Refrigerator. $75. 863-414-8412 LAMBSKIN LEATHERJACKET / Black Size Large / Worthington for Ladies Beautiful & Very Soft. $20. 863-402-2285 FITNESS CENTER* Fifty Plus Professional & Home, 220 lb., World Sporting Goods. You Move Equipment. Asking $50. 863-273-0680 FIREWOOD SEASONEDLOGS. 2 Pick up truck loads. $50. both. Call 863-465-2425 ENTERTAINMENT CENTER/ Solid Oak Custom Built 8 feet X 1 1/2 feet. $100. 8 63-257-1174 EMMERSON 9inch Color Television. (White 269-963-7817 DRYER WHIRLPOOLUltimate Care II. Heavy duty, super capacity, top of the l ine. Like new. $100. 863-465-7420 DISHWASHER /HOT POINT / White color. Excellent Condition. $25. 863-402-2285 COLOR INKCartridges (2 Series 21 V313, V313w/P513w/V515w V75w /P713 all in one printers. Paid $40 for pair. Sell $30. 863-443-0438 7310Bargain BuysTHOMASVILLE SOFA,floral print, very good condition, $200. 2 end tables $50. Dry sink, dark maple, with copper i nset, $75. 863-382-7130. 7300Miscellaneous LOWREY MAJESTYORGAN X510 VERY GOOD CONDITION MAKE AN OFFER, 617-306-0622, SEBRING CA$H FOR$AX. Clean out your CLOSET. I Buy old Saxophones. Any condition. 239-289-0869 7260MusicalMerchandiseWASHER/DRYER COMBO,Space S aver GE. Good cond. $325. Call 863-381-9014 7040Appliances 7000 M erchandise SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly N o Smoking, No pets. 863-402-1142 LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 6300U nfurnished Houses 6300Unfurnished Houses AVON PARKNW APARTMENTS 2BR/2BA $450 mo. New 1BR/1BA $395 mo. Plus 1st & Sec. Central Heat & Air. No Dogs or Cats. 863-449-0195 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 SILVERSANDS APARTMENTS Now taking applications for 3, 6 or 12 Months Leases. 1BR, Townhouses & Efficiency. Includes Utilities. Laundry Facility on site. We have available units for Race Week. For more info. Call Dianne 863-991-4347 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED 1BR or Studios, on the circle. Some Utilities incl. $450 600. Attn: Vets. Special programs for veterans, subsidize payments, call to see if you qualify. 863-386-9100. 6150FurnishedApartmentsSEBRING *CUTE 2BR / 1BA, tile floors, screened porch, W/D hookup, quiet. Most pets OK. $550 monthly & $300 security. 2002 Decatur St. Call 863-446-7274 6050D uplexes for Rent** LAKEPLACID-LEISURE LAKES ** Newly painted 3BR, 1.5 BA, 1CG, near Golf Course & Lake June. W/D hookup. Clean & Quiet. $575/mo. Water & Lawn care included. No Pets. 863-465-9100 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals SELECTION OF1 & 2 Bedroom Units For Sale in friendly/active 55+ Park, located near shopping, banks, & hospital. Reasonable lot rent incl. S/W/G & Lawn mowing. Call for more info. or to view units. No pets please. 863-385-7034 SEBRING MOBILEhome on double lot. 1BR/1BA, 4811 Welcome Drive, 55+. With enclosed porch, sheds, trees and well, $42,800. 863-382-0393. SEBRING -Double Wide 48" X 24", 2118 Whispering Pines Dr. (off Brunns Rd). 4BR, 2BA,, Den, Kitchen, Dining rm. Lg. Screened Porch, Storage rm. Call 317-752-3725 PALM HARBORHOMES Demo your mobile home/free tear down at Palm Harbor New mobiles $39K off list John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 DOUBLEWIDE, 2BR/2 BA, Partly furn. New Dishwasher & Hot Water Heater with 4 water pipes, Lg. Shed, Other Updated Features. Very Clean Home. 2236 Whispering Pines Dr., Sebring. Asking $27,000. 863-402-2449. AVON PARK2 Mobile Homes on 1 acre. Double Wide w/3 BR & 2BA, large living room. Single Wide, 2/1, w/new roof. $45,000. Call 863-453-6916 or 863-443-2075. 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile Homes TOMOKA HEIGHTS Cleared lot for sale, very nice area of homes, over 55 gated community. 863-382-7130. HIGHLANDS COUNTY/ LAKE PLACID 3 lots (will split Ready to build on. Additional Properties Available in county. For information call 9 17-923-8292 4220Lots for Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialBUILDING MAINTENANCEP/T POSITION. Experienced w/references. $8/hr. DFWP. Call 863-385-5309 for Appt. 2150Part-timeEmploymentMEDICAID CASEWORKERNEEDED Full Time & Full Time Clerical position, must be willing to work flexible days & hours & must be able to travel. Spanish speaking a plus. Great pay & benefits. Fax resume to 863-402-3197. MARKETING COMPANYlooking to engage outside business to business sales associate for Sebring. Commission based advertising sales. Must have professional appearance and reliable transportation Email resume to: jobs@verabay.com A SECRETARY& A JANITOR NEEDED at Christian School. Call 863-443-2344 and leave message. 2100H elp WantedEXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 DIRECTOR, CRIMINALJUSTICE PROGRAM (F/T Application deadline: 2/18/13. Please visit http://interview exchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO. COORDINATOR PUBLICRELATIONS (F/T Application deadline: 2/19/13. Please visit http://interview exchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO. COMMUNITY RELATIONS SPECIALIST(F/T Application deadline: 2/4/13. Please visit http://sfsc.interviewexchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132. EA/EO/VETERAN'S PREF. CAMP FLORIDAPOA of Lake Placid, seeking a park assistant to work with board and help enforce park rules. Liability Insurance required. For more info., email to cfrpoamail@gmail.com. 2100Help WantedIN THECIRCUIT COURT O F THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA C IVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 10001110GCAXSX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, P laintiff, v s. R EGLA MARIA SIBILA A/K/A REGLA M. SIBILA; LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNE RS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, D efendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 2 4th day of January, 2013, and entered in Case No. 10001110GCAXSX of the Circuit C ourt of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATION-S TAR MORTGAGE, LLC is the Plaintiff and R EGLA MARIA SIBILA A/K/A REGLA M. S IBILA; LAS PALMAS RESORT HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC. and UNKNOWN TENANT(S J ECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the H IGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 20th day o f February, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: S EE EXHIBIT ``A'' E XHIBIT ``A'' A PORTION OF LOT 12, BLOCK 4, TOWN OF A VON PARK, SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 33 S OUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 33, OF THE PUBLIC RE-C ORDS OF DESOTO COUNTY, (OF WHICH H IGHLANDS COUNTY WAS FORMERLY A P ART) FLORIDA. BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF S AID LOT 12; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 1 2'35'' WEST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 12, 179.53 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 47'25'' WEST, 36.24 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 8 9 DEGREES 49'23'' EAST, 26.70 FEET; T HENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 10'37'' EAST, 5 8.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 49'23'' WEST, 26.70 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 10'37'' WEST, 58.00 FEET TO T HE POINT OF BEGINNING. A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN T HE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST F ILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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C M Y K SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, February 8, 2013 Page 3D News-Sun photo by TAYLOR TUBBS Blue Streak southpaw Jonathon Struck pitched the bulk of Tuesdays season opener against county rival Avon Park at Head Field. Sebring jumped out to an early lead before the R ed Devils climbed back into it and tied it at 6-6 in the sixth inning. But the Streaks struck the last blow when they scored in the top of the seventh for the win. Both Sebring and Avon Park will be in action next week in the Bill Jarrett Preseason Classic. Streaks sneak out a win Fishin Around... Don Norton Last weekend was the first time in months that I wasnt able to get out and do some fishing, so I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce Dan Echols, a conservationist with a true passion for fishing and nature. Some of you may remember a previous article I wrote about Dans grandson, Louie, the 11-year old bass fishing phenom featured in numerous publications for his big bass catches. As they say, the apple doesnt fall to far from the tree, and in Louies case, his grandfather has been his teacher and mentor, as well as his constant fishing buddy. But in addition to being an avid fisherman, Dan is also an artist. Avery good one! Dan was born in Sanford, Florida, moving in his youth to Fort Myers and spending countless days on the banks of the brackish waters of the Caloosahatchie River. He had his first boat by the age of 10 and was allowed the freedom to explore a twenty-mile stretch, earning him the appropriate nickname river rat. At 14, Dan took a summer job on a shrimp boat where his love for fishing, nature and the great outdoors continued to grow. Drafted into the United States Army in 1970, Dan married his childhood sweetheart Lori and together, raised two daughters. Like so many of us baby boomers, Dan started his working career and was able to fit fishing, as well as his love of nature, into the many years that followed. Always an admirer of nature, Dan also enjoyed painting. Often too busy fishing, painting always took a back seat to his adventurous spirit and desire to spend his time The Art of Fishing See FISH, Page 4B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Gus Owens and the Red Devils ran past Lake Placid Tuesday night to advance to tonights District Tournament title game. By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK Perhaps it was a bit of a hangover from an emotional victory the night before. Maybe the extra day of rest and continued progress in team chemistry and attitude played a part. Acombination of the two was in effect Tuesday night as Avon Park ran past Lake Placid in the 72-52, District 10-4ATournament semifinal contest. e may have been a little tired from last night, Dragon head coach John Million said, regarding his teams hardfought win over Mulberry. But we just dont have the athleticism to keep up with Avon Park. They played their game and took it to us. That certainly was the case as the Red Devils claimed the early lead and just kept building upon it. The lead reached double figures midway through the second quarter when Steven Roberts put-back made it 27-16, with Jovan Pratt extending it moments later with a three pointer. Marquavein Copeland would split a pair at the line and Nick Tuason canned a jumper for Lake Placid, but Travis Lawton scored on a follow and free throw and Tevion Chambers hit a three pointer just before the break for a 36-19 Avon Park lead at halftime. T he Dragons would continue to battle with Jonah Brown hitting a three and Tuason putting back an offensive rebound. But the Devils kept answering back, soon with a 6-0 run on two Alfred Brown free throws, a Roberts follow and a Lawton score inside. Anfernee Munnings hit a three to stop the run, but a free throw each from Tyrone Perry and Recarus Burley pushed the lead to 50-31 after three. Things stayed pretty even the rest of the way, and both offenses picked up the pace, but Avon Park got the better of the 22-21, fourth-quarter split to provide for the final score and send the Devils to the District championship game against DeSoto. The character and attitude of this team has gotten so much better as the year has gone on, Avon Park head coach Marty OHora said. Taking their time offensively, making the extra pass, which is what we hoped for, to be playing at our best at this time of the year On the match-up with DeSoto, OHora knows his squad will have to keep it going. e beat them both times during the season, by 10 here and by one at Red Devils cruise toward District Final See AP, Page 4B Avon Park72Lake Placid52 News-Sun photo by MARIANABECKE R Terrell Williams and the Blue Streaks saw their season come to an end Tuesday night, but have much to look forward to. By ERIKACORD News-Sun correspondent SEBRING In Tuesday nights game, the Blue Streaks laced up their shoes for the last time this season due to their loss against Kathleen in the District Tournament game with a final score 72-55. ith 161 deficit in the beginning, the boys kept up the intensity, and kept at the game. Sebring head coach Princeton Harris explained. And kept it up they did, coming out of the first half with a score of 39-29, Streaks only down by 10. To kick off the third quarter, Josh Austin started out with a layup but Kathleen answered back with a three pointer. Austin threw in a foul shot, adding another point on the board, and Quantrae Rouse followed that up with a layup off of a rebound. Austin, already on fire, finished off the third with four more points, but that couldnt dent the Red Devil lead as the period ended with Kathleen up, 52-38. Luke Ancrum put a point up with a foul shot to open the fourth, and Terrell Williams added two more with a layup. Ancrum made back-toback to back jump shots keeping the score on a fast ascent, hoping for a W. Williams soon sank a three pointer, which kept a glimmer of hope alive. In the last 35 seconds of the game Kevin Alvarado made a foul shot to put another point on the board, but Alvarados next basket would be Sebrings last of the game, and as it turned out, the season. Im not happy with the loss but Im happy with the way we fought, Harris said. We had a lot of turnovers tonight, and 90percent of the points Kathleen scored were from our turnovers. Although, we did play really good defense. They had a lot of heart, and believed in themselves, he continued. The skys the limit and anything is possible when you believe in yourself. And so the season comes to an end, with the team bidding farewell to seniors Decaris Jones, Josh Austin and Ezell Gammage. But with a slew of players returning, and summer league ball on the horizon, there is always an eye forward to the possibilities of what lay ahead. Blue Streaks strike out in Districts Avon Park72Lake Placid52 B y DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comSEBRING Its been a hard road for Sebring senior Arthur Williams, but in the end, his perseverance has paid off as he joined the ranks on National Signing Day by accepting a football scholarship to the University of Massachusetts. Having lost time in school and a piece of himself as his mother lost a long battle with cancer, Williams found a door openb y the empathy of the FHSAA, with waivers granted for his continued e ligibility. And with that door open, Williams made the most of i t. s a really great feeling, he said Wednesday morning. Ive worked so hard to get here and now I ve got a great opportunity at a great school. Adual threat with the Blue Streaks on both sides of the ball, as a receiver and defensive back, Williams will stick to defense with the Minutemen. I think Ill be getting time at both safety and cornerback, he said. They know I can play safety, but they said they want to work me more toward cornerback, where they think I can be more of a weapon. UMass, currently in the Mid-American Conference, but slated to move to the Big East for the 2014 seas on, is a big step to take, both football wise and scholastically. But rather than see it as an obstacle, its an opportunity for Williams who plans to pursue a degree in Criminal Justice. s a great school and I really like the location, he said. It will be different and cold. I know Ive got to keep hitting the weight room and work hard with my studies, but I cant wait to get started. For Sebring, this adds another to the long list of players head coach LaVaar Scott has seen take the next step. Williams headed to UMass News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Arthur Williams joined prep football players around the nation on National Signing Day, trading his signature for a scholarship to the University of Massachusetts. Williams was joined by grandmother Laquetta, Sebring h ead football coach LaVaar Scott, Sebring assistant principal Ilene Eshelman and Blue Streak athletic director C hris Cook. See UMASS, Page 4B


C M Y K AP Girls SoftballAVONPARK Avon Park Girls Softball will be holding registration for girls ages four to 15, from 9 a.m. to Noon, Saturday, Feb. 9, at the girlsfield on Anoka Street. N eed to bring a copy of your childs birth certificate. Any questions, call 443-1663.YMCA Spring SoccerSEBRING The Highlands County F amily YMCAis having a sign up for their Spring Soccer Program, ages 3-14. A ny questions, please call 382-9622.Wildlife Rehab GolfSEBRING Wredes Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, Inc., will be hosting its first annual Golf Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 9, at Golf Hammock Country Club. The fundraising tournament goes off with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start and prizes will be awarded for first and second place. The cost is $60 per player and includes golf cart and lunch, with up to three $5 Mulligan Cards available. There will also be prizes for Longest Drive and Closest to the Pin, while a Hole In One contest is being sponsored by the Cohan Radio Group. There will be 50/50 drawings at $1 and $5 and silent auction items. Additional lunch and drink tickets will be available for $15 and $2, respectively. For more information, call David at 385-2770.Cornhole TourneyLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Sr. FFA Second Annual Cornhole Tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Roger Scarborough Field in Lake Placid. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. and tournament play begins at 11 a.m. Can register on-site and cost is $20 per team. Winner receives a commemorative set of Cornhole boards! There will also be raffle items. Tournament is being held in conjunction with Waylon Butler Benefit Barbecue. Contact Lake Placid Sr. FFAby calling Advisor, Lauren Butler at 699-5010.AP Rotary Golf TourneyAVON PARK The 5th Annual Avon Park Rotary David Doc Owen Memorial Golf tournament is slated for River Greens golf course on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a tee time of 8 a.m. The four-person scramble event will be divided into three flights by handicap and will feature closest to the pin, putting contest, and difficult long drive event. The $65 per person entry fee includes golf, cart, one mulligan per player, post event luncheon, beverages on the course and prizes. Entry form available by emailing Chet Brojek at cbrojek@comcast.net or simply send the four names with their handicaps and your check, payable to Rotary Club of Avon Park to him at 3310 Par Road. Chets home telephone number is 3854736 for those having questions.Valentines TennisSEBRING Thakkar and Thakkar V alentines Mixed Doubles Tennis Tournament at the Thakkar Tennis Center w ill be Friday through Sunday, Feb. 8-10. Format will be: A, B and C Divisions. C ost $30 per HCTAmembers, $35 nonmembers, $15 students. Each player is to p rovide a new can of tennis balls. Nonplayers, $25 for Fridays dinner, Saturdays lunch and morning refreshments. Friday, Feb. 8 Kick-off dinner at Chicanes in Sebring. Social hour 5 p.m.; DRAWpresentation; and dinner at 6 p.m. All players, including students and paid non-players welcome. Saturday, Feb. 9 8 a.m. registration, play begins at 8:30 a.m. Morning refreshments and lunch at 12 noon. Sunday, Feb. 10 All Division Finals to begin at 1 p.m. Awards presentation court side. Drop check with the following information: (Division choice-A, B, or C?; Name and partners name; your phone number and partners phone number; e-mail address; No for dinner? Or, the choices will be Tilapia, Chicken Piccata, Pork Schnitzel or Manicotti), to HCTAIn Court Side Fee Box or mail to: Ms. Janet Howland, 3734 Thunderbird Hill Circle, Sebring. (Call if you dont have a partner and we will try to find one for you call Janet at 386-0859 or Carey at 382-9062.SFSC Hosts Heartland GamesAVONPARK South Florida State College (SFSC Department announces Heartland Games for Active Adults 2013. The Heartland Games for Active Adults will run March 2 30 at various venues throughout Highlands County. The cost is a $15 Registration Fee and an additional $5 per event. The Heartland Games for Active Adults is sanctioned by the Florida Sports A Division of Enterprise Florida, Inc. The mission of the games is to encourage and promote healthy lifestyles for anyone over 50 and to provide them an opportunity to compete at the local, state and national levels. Events will be held throughout Highlands County in bowling, golf, basketball, billiards, shuffleboard, pickleball, cycling, swimming, horseshoes and tennis. Medals are awarded for first, second and third place, male and female, in each sport and age category. Register in Building B, Highlands Campus or any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact Community Education (Lauren Redick 784-7388 or email CommunityEducation@southflorida.edu. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB New York3116.660 Brooklyn2920.5923 Boston2523.5216.5 Philadelphia2127.43810.5 Toronto1732.34715 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3214.696 Atlanta2721.5636 Orlando1435.28619.5 Washington1335.27120 Charlotte1137.22922 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3119.620 Chicago2919.6041 Milwaukee2523.5215 Detroit1832.36013 Cleveland1534.30615.5WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3911.780 Memphis3018.6258 Houston2724.52912.5 Dallas2128.42917.5 New Orleans1633.32722.5 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3712.755 Denver3118.6336 Utah2822.5609.5 Portland2524.51012 Minnesota1828.39117.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3516.686 Golden State3019.6124 L.A. Lakers2326.46911 Phoenix1733.34017.5 Sacramento1733.34017.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Indiana 114, Atlanta 103 L.A. Lakers 92, Brooklyn 83 Houston 140, Golden State 109 Phoenix 96, Memphis 90 Denver 112, Milwaukee 104 Wednesdays Games Cleveland 122, Charlotte 95 Indiana 88, Philadelphia 69 Boston 99, Toronto 95 L.A. Clippers 86, Orlando 76 Washington 106, New York 96 Atlanta 103, Memphis 92 Brooklyn 93, Detroit 90 Miami 114, Houston 108 New Orleans 93, Phoenix 84 Oklahoma City 119, Golden State 98 Dallas 105, Portland 99 Utah 100, Milwaukee 86 San Antonio 104, Minnesota 94 Thursdays Games L.A. Lakers at Boston, late Chicago at Denver, late Fridays Games L.A. Lakers at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Toronto at Indiana, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at Washington, 7 p.m. New Orleans at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. Orlando at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. San Antonio at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Portland at Houston, 8 p.m. Golden State at Memphis, 8 p.m. New York at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Miami, 8 p.m. Chicago at Utah, 10:30 p.m.LEADERSSCORING FGFTPTSAVG Durant, OKC464413143629.3 Anthony, NYK394242114028.5 Bryant, LAL480299135027.6 James, MIA475222123426.8 Harden, HOU382431129125.8 REBOUNDS OFFDEFTOTAVG Howard, LAL14636451011.9 Randolph, MEM20133553611.7 Asik, HOU16642158711.5 Vucevic, ORL17138755811.4 Noah, CHI17232649811.3 ASSISTS GASTAVG Rondo, BOS3842011.1 Paul, LAC393789.7 Vasquez, NOR494609.4 Holiday, PHL443908.9 Westbrook, OKC494008.2 STEALS GSTLAVG Paul, LAC391002.56 Conley, MEM461062.30 Lin, HOU511022.00 Westbrook, OKC49961.96 Walker, CHA48911.90 BLOCKS GBLKAVG Sanders, MIL451423.16 Ibaka, OKC471372.91 Duncan, SAN431162.70 Hibbert, IND501312.62 Howard, LAL431042.42 FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE FGFGAPCT Chandler, NYK205306.670 Jordan, LAC194322.602 Splitter, SAN199332.599 Howard, LAL255442.577 McGee, DEN190338.562 3-POINT PERCENTAGE 3FG3FGAPCT Korver, ATL121261.464 Curry, GOL142316.449 Novak, NYK91205.444 Dunleavy, MIL77175.440 Martin, OKC109248.440EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh730143424 New Jersey513132320 N.Y. Islanders44192930 N.Y. Rangers45082025 Philadelphia46082327 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston711152620 Ottawa631132919 Montreal630122719 Toronto550102529 Buffalo36173037 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Tampa Bay630124023 Winnipeg44192734 Carolina44082224 Florida35172233 Washington27152336WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago802183323 St. Louis630123225 Nashville423112021 Detroit44192328 Columbus36172032 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver522122422 Edmonton433112427 Minnesota44192124 Colorado46082126 Calgary23262025 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim711153223 San Jose721153421 Dallas551112327 Phoenix442102927 Los Angeles33282025 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games New Jersey 3, N.Y. Rangers 1 Pittsburgh 4, N.Y. Islanders 2 Toronto 3, Washington 2 Los Angeles 4, Columbus 2 Ottawa 4, Buffalo 3 Philadelphia 2, Tampa Bay 1 Calgary 4, Detroit 1 Winnipeg 3, Florida 2, OT Nashville 6, St. Louis 1 Chicago 5, San Jose 3 Wednesdays Games Boston 2, Montreal 1 Anaheim 3, Colorado 0 Dallas 3, Edmonton 2, OT Thursdays Games Montreal at Buffalo, late Tampa Bay at New Jersey, late N.Y. Islanders at N.Y. Rangers, late Florida at Philadelphia, late Washington at Pittsburgh, late Calgary at Columbus, late Carolina at Ottawa, late Toronto at Winnipeg, late Detroit at St. Louis, late Los Angeles at Nashville, late Vancouver at Minnesota, late Chicago at Phoenix, late Fridays Games Anaheim at Dallas, 8:30 p.m.BASEBALLMAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS ASSOCIATIONPromoted chief labor counsel Dave Prouty to general counsel. American League LOS ANGELES ANGELSAgreed to terms with 3B Alberto Callaspo on a two-year contract. TAMPA BAY RAYSAgreed to terms with DH Luke Scott on a one-year contract. Designated RHP Dane De La Rosa for assignment. National League CINCINNATI REDSAgreed to terms with RHP Mike Leake on a one-year contract. COLORADO ROCKIESAgreed to terms with RHP Miguel Batista and RHP Chris Volstad on minor league contracts. MILWAUKEE BREWERSAgreed to terms with INF Alex Gonzalez on a oneyear contract. NEW YORK METSAgreed to terms with OF Corey Patterson and OF Mike Wilson on minor league contracts. PITTSBURGH PIRATESAgreed to terms with LHP Jonathan Sanchez on a minor league contract. SAN DIEGO PADRESClaimed RHP Fautino De Los Santos off waivers from Milwaukee. WASHINGTON NATIONALSAgreed to terms with 1B Micah Owings on a minor league contract. American Association LAREDO LEMURSSigned C Brian Peterson, RHP Chris Pack, INF Matt Tucker and OF John Allen. LINCOLN SALTDOGSSigned OF Matt Forgatch. United League SAN ANGELO COLTSTraded C Salvador Paniagua to York (Atlantic future considerations.FOOTBALLNational Football League CINCINNATI BENGALSNamed Hue Jackson running backs coach. CLEVELAND BROWNSSigned OL Dominic Alford. GREEN BAY PACKERSAnnounced the retirement of WR Donald Driver. Signed T Kevin Hughes. NEW YORK GIANTSReleased RB Ahmad Bradshaw and DT Chris Canty. PHILADELPHIA EAGLESSigned DE/LB Chris McCoy to a three-year contract. Released T Demetress Bell.HOCKEYNational Hockey League NHLFined Columbus F Brandon Dubinsky $10,000 for boarding L.A. Kings D Rob Scuderi during Tuesday's game. ANAHEIM DUCKSRecalled D Jordan Hendry from Norfolk (AHL CALGARY FLAMESSigned G Danny Taylor to a one-year, two-way contract. COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSAssigned C Ryan Johansen to Springfield (AHL LOS ANGELES KINGSTraded C Andrei Loktionov to New Jersey for a 2013 fifth-round draft pick. Reassigned G Jean-Francois Berube to Manchester (AHL NEW JERSEY DEVILSAssigned C Andrei Loktionov to Albany (AHL PHOENIX COYOTESAssigned C Alexandre Bolduc to Portland (AHL ST. LOUIS BLUESReassigned F Anthony Nigro from Evansville (ECHL to Peoria (AHL WINNIPEG JETSReassigned F Mark Scheifele to Barrie (OHLCOLLEGEHAMLINEAnnounced departure of Nelson Whitmore mens basketball coach. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Softball vs.Charlotte,5:30/7:30 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,vs.Avon Park,TBA; Boys Weightlifting at DeSoto,5:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Boys Tennis vs.Hardee,4:30 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Hardee,4:30 p.m. Sebring MONDAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,TBA; Boys Tennis vs. Avon Park,4 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Avon Park,4 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,TBA; Softball at Avon Park,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Haines City,4:30 p.m.; Girls Tennis vs.Haines City, 4:30 p.m. SFSC TODAY: Baseball at College of Central Florida,1 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball at Sante Fe College,doubleheader,Noon; Softball at Sante Fe College,1 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball vs.Pasco-Hernando,5 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball at Lake Sumter,5 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Boys Basketball hosts District 10-4A Tournament,TBD MONDAY: Baseball hosts Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,vs.Lake Placid,TBA; Softball vs.Ridge,6 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball hosts Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,TBA; Softball vs.Sebring, 7 p.m. B B O O X X I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p m m Kevin Biezier vs. John ODonnell . . 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comThat hot start by the Lady Blue Streak tennis team got a cold dose Tuesday against a tough Lakeland squad, getting one match win and dropping the other six. That win came at No. 2 Singles, where Joy Donglasan got a bit of revenge against Sarah Coleman, who had beaten her in the District finals a season ago. Donglasan took a 6-2, first-set win before Coleman stormed back to even it up with a 6-0 second-set win. Donglasan prevailed, though, with a 10-4 edge in the tie-breaker for the victory. And though that marked the lone win of the day, head coach Jean Hollinger saw the benefit of playing such strong competition early in the season. The girls played exceptional tennis and the scores do not reflect their level of play, she said. They played great and fought hard for every point. Over in Lake Placid, the Lady Dragons have gotten themselves off to a 2-0 start with a Monday win over Clewiston and a Tuesday sweep of Avon Park. Hannah Waller fell in the No. 1 Singles match to Clewistons Anessa Leyva Monday, but was picked up by big wins in the rest of the singles matches. At No. 2, Stephanie Rodriguez went 6-0, 6-0, at No. 3, Claire LeBlanc won by 6-1, 6-0 scores and Jenna Blount was only slightly less generous with a 6-2, 6-0 win. Rachel Shattler then put an exclamation point on the singles matches with a 6-0, 6-0 rout at No. 5. Waller and Rodriguez then teamed up for an 8-4 win at No. 1 Doubles, while LeBlanc and Blount shared the court for an 8-2 win at No. 2. At Avon Park Tuesday, with an abbreviated match, Lake Placid got wins in singles from Shattler at No. 1, Nelida Torres at No. 2 and Jillian Gadsden at No. 3. Shattler and Torres then got an 8-2 win in the lone doubles match of the day. This year, the girls are working together to, as we call it, GWIT, head coach Jennifer Giguere said. Give what it takes. They already have this determination and drive for the season to be at the top of their game. e lost one senior, Deta Waller, but gained three new players with Torres, Gadsden and Sophia Hernandez, she continued. Theyve picked up the game very well and make the most of practice. The returning players are very consistent and strong at the net. They are playing with a lot of enthusiasm and having a lot of fun in the process. The season continued Thursday for both Sebring and Lake Placid as the two teams squared off with the Streaks looking to get back on the winning track and the Dragons hoping to continue on theirs. See Sundays News-Sun for a recap of the contest. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013Page 3B SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports; 00027217 HIGHLANDS SHEDS; 1.736"; 3"; Black; fri ads; 00027220 Golf HammockThe Golf Hammock Ladies played Low Gross/Low Net on Wednesday, Feb. 6. In the First Flight, with handicaps 18-26, Laura Kebberly won the Low Gross with an 87, while Helene T rembley was second with an 88. Taking Low Net for the flight was Millie Grime with 67 and finishing second was Lorraine Friend at 71. Second Flight, with handicaps 2733, saw Trudy Stowe win Low Gross honors with 92 and Ruth Kirk in second with 94. Low Net went to Wanda Hastie at 66 w ith Marilyn next at 67. Rounding out the day was the Third Flight, with handicaps from 34-44. L ow Gross went to Jo Thornburg with 101 and there was a tie for second between Mary Cripps and Roxie McMillion at 104. Marg Pederson won Low Net in the flight with 68 while Gladys Zitelli was s econd with 69. L ast Monday, Feb. 4, the Mezza G roup played Individual Pro-Am points at Golf Hammock Country Club. In A group Ned Bauer took first place with plus 4, with Fred Latshaw in second at plus 3. In B group Les Campbell scored plus 4 and Jim Gulick with plus 2 for second place. Mike Anselm was in first place at plus 7 and a tie for second between Terry Yandle and Bobby Culbert with plus 2. In D group Bothelo won first place at even and in second with a tie a for second at minus 2 between Bobby Hughes and Ken Spencer. There was a tie in E group for first place between Paul S kidmore and Mark Flora at plus 5 and Howard Brown in second place at even. There was a tie for first place in F group between Ralph Pickering and Terrie Trumble at plus 3. Bob Fidlin shot a plus 10 in G group for first place and Greg Brewer in second at minus 1. In H group Frank Branca scored plus 3 for first place and Joan Hebert in second place with plus 1. Jerry Patterson scored plus 1 in I group and Jean Terrell was in second at even. In J group Jim Freese came in first place with plus 7 and Janet Howland in second with pluss 3 and Ann Freese in third with plus 2. The Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock starting at 7:45 a.m. Please arrive early to register. Call Pete at 3821280 for more information and if you need to make changes or cancellations no later that Sunday noon.Lake June WestA Scramble was played Thursday, Jan. 31. Winning first place was the team of Doyan Eades, Charlotte Mathew, Ken Henderson, Art Schmeltz and Wanda Jones with 51. Tying for second/third places were the teams of John and Shelly Byron, Kim Fiers and Wayne Eades; Ron and Sylvia West, Bob and Elaine Orr and Don Boulton with 53 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Kim Givens, 3-feet-9; and No. 8, Lynn Martin, No score given. (Men John Huggett, 10-feet-3. T he Mens Association played a Mens League event Wednesday, Jan. 30. Winning first place was the team of C laude Cash, Ron Cobert, Jack Maginnis, Bill Brouhle and John Ruffo with 42. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Ron West, Lowell Hartsell, Bob Knishka, Larry Heath and Roy Fowler; Doyan Eades, George Cloud, Don Boulton and Fred Neer with 43 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Dick Denhart, 8-feet-11; No. 4, Doyan Eades, 5-feet-3; and No. 8, Lowell Hartsell, 8-feet. The Ladies Association played their Monday event, Jan. 28. W inning first place was the team of Donna Palmatier, Betty Bevard, Betty Kincheloe and Marie Ailor with 36. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Joyce Swartz, Beth Little, Jan Mann and Chris Heath; Jane Roush, Barbara Dean, Elaine Orr and Doris Weeks with 38 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Sylvia West, 5-feet-4; No. 4, Doris Weeks, 27-feet-3; and No. 8, Nancy Coon, 7feet-7. Courtesy photo T he Tanglewood Pickleball team completed a succesful regular season on Tuesday with a win over Highlands Ridge. S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING On Tuesday, F eb. 5, the Highlands Ridge t raveling team visited Tanglewood for another round of play in the South Central Pickleball League. After three hours of hardfought matches on a beautiful winter day in the Florida sunshine, Tanglewood came out on top, 59-8. The Tanglewood team prevailed in 12 of 15 matches and wrapped up a highly successful regular season. The mens Ateam of J immy Maynard and Wayne Buck finished the regular s eason undefeated, winning a ll 13 of their matches. The B team of Mark Jones and Gary Sewell finished with a 12 and 1 record and the C team of Tom Stadler and Roger Binette finished with 8 wins and 5 losses. The ladies Ateam, comprised of Diane Reynolds and Debi Yandell, finished with an 11 and 2 season record. All and all, it was a tremendously successful regular season for a great group o f Tanglewood picklers. Tanglewood will now enter the tournament shootout with a first round bye after finishing first in regular sea-s on play. Teams from Del Webb at Haines City, Lake Ashton of Lake Wales and Riverbend in LaBelle will compete against t he two local teams, Highlands Ridge and Tanglewood at Tanglewood on Sunday, March 3 or Monday, March 4. Local Pickleball rivals meet in South Central League play News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Nisha Patel and the Lady Blue Streaks had a tough time at Lakeland Tuesday, but are likely better off for having faced such tough competition early in the season. Lady Streaks downed, Dragons start strong Special to the News-SunWednesday, Feb. 6, action in the Highlands County 60s Senior League saw the VFW 4300 Cubs continue there winning ways with a 23-10 decision over the Independent White Sox. Hot-hitting Don Dobbert had four hits and has made only two outs all season. Bill Scrase also rapped out four hits, including a double and triple. Brian Balcombe had three hits, with a double and triple, and Roger Gasperlin also had three base-knocks with a double and Gary Tankersley added a double and triple to the attack. Ray Trudell chipped in with two key hits for winning pitcher Dan Webb. The losers were lead by John Jefferies three hits (double and triple Sutliffs three hits, while George Lavoie and Bob Roth each had a triple and single. On the other diamond the Alan-Jay Red Sox lit up the diamond with a 25-9 win over the Fairmount Services Angels. The hard-hitting Red Sox were lead by Frank Lantzs five hits, Jim Guilds four hits and three-hit games from Dennis Mitchell, Dick Schultz, JR Reed (double and Kyle Saunders (double Harry Bell and winningpitcher Rudy Pribble added two hits each. The Angels broke out of a terrible slump no runs in six straight innings by getting nine runs in three innings. Don Cunningham had four hits, while Wayne McNett and John Miller added three hits each. Mondays results had Independent over Fairmount Services 14-11, even though they failed to score over the final four innings. White Sox hitting stars where Tom McNally with two doubles, one of which was the game winner, and Chuck Fluhartys four hits (double Gary Steeves, Bob Roth and Moe Pier added three hits each for winning pitcher Dick Ostretch. The losing Angels were lead by Gallo Gonzalezs three hits. Curt Brown, Jim Morga n, Wayne McNett, Ross McMinn and Steve Blazing had two hits each with Blazing hitting a home run. The other game had VFW 4300 edging Alan-Jay 16-14. The Cubs were lead by the dynamic duo of Don Dobbert (.950 BAts, including a home run, and Boom-Boom Bujas 2-for-2 with a triple. Winning pitcher John Kloet had three hits, and Gene Phillips, Jesse Hathaway (double and triple), Gary Tankersley (triple The Red Sox had B ill Kelsey with four hits,Jim Guild (1 doubleed (double and triple three hits. Getting two hits each Harry Bell, Fred Richardson and Dick Schutz. The first half ends with the VFW4300 Cubs winning the division. Play continues at the Highlands County Sports Complex Mondays and Wednesdays at 10 a.m. Highlands 60s Senior League


C M Y K By MARK DIDTLER Associated PressTAMPA Adismal first half doomed South Florida against No. 24 Marquette. Todd Mayo and Vander Blue both scored 13 points to help Marquette beat South Florida 70-47 on Wednesday night. Mayo had all of his season-high 13 points in the first half as Marquette (16-5, 7-2 Big East) grabbed a 39-16 halftime lead. e dug ourselves a bad hole in the first half, South Florida coach Stan Heath said. Once they got off to that lead, it was hard to overcome that. Too good of a team to let them breakout toa lead, Junior Cadougan added 11 points for Marquette, which was coming off a 70-51 loss to then No. 12 Louisville last Sunday. South Florida (10-12, 1-9 which has lost five in a row, got 14 points from Zach LeDay. The Bulls made just 5 of 18 shots, and had 14 turnovers in the opening half. Marquette scored 23 points during the session off turnovers. s very frustrating being down, but we knew why we were down, its because of the turnovers, LeDay said. e need to fix that. We need to fix that, period. The Golden Eagles shot 53.8 percent (14 of 26 the opening 20 minutes. Marquette has dominated the all-time series, winning 19 of 22 games against the Bulls. The Golden Eagles won the other meeting between the teams this season, 63-50 on Jan, 28, behind 30 points by Blue. Obviously, I dont want to reveal some of the specifics of the changes that we made, but I thought we executed them pretty well, Williams said. And I think it looks better, too, when you make shots. It wasnt like it was James Naismith or anything as far as the adjustments. Cadougan opened the scoring with a 4-point play, part of an early 13-3 run by the Golden Eagles. Mayo had a pair of 3s during a 15-3 surge as Marquette extended its advantage to 32-13. The Golden Eagles took their biggest lead of the opening half, 38-13, with 2:10 left on Chris Otules basket. South Florida got within 20 early in the second half before Marquette again went up by 25 on Cadougans long-range jumper. Marquette later extended the lead to 29, at 62-33, when Blue scored on a layup. Theyre a dangerous team, a team with certain guys that want to play, especially down here, Blue said. ou get down here, you get caught up in the weather and then you play in an arena with 2,000 fans. Its all a setup, so you want to make sure that you come out and stick to your principles and do what you have to do. The announced crowd was 5,186. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID After a career with the Department of Defense, Harvey Jones decided to follow his heart and become an ordained Baptist minister. His current assignment is Singer Castle in Chippewa Bay, NY, part of The Thousand Islands chain. Modeled after a neoGothic English castle, it was endowed by the Singer family of sewing machine fame. From May to September, Deacon Jones preaches, conducts tours, and holds youth retreats on the hollowed grounds. Visit singercastle.com for further details. In the winter, Deacon Jones enjoys the warmth of the people and weather in Lake Placid. He plays senior softball for Central Security. On Monday, the Deacons prayers were answered when Central beat Schoonis Restaurant 29-23. Tom Walsh (double, triple), Joe Hedges and Paul Stephenson (double hits each for Central. Owner Dana Hurlbut had a double and home run, while the Deacon hit a triple. For Schoonis, Denis Cuillerier (HR Gallagher and Richard Rucker (HR each. Tom Ashley (HR McCallum (HR four hits apiece. Frank Hedges also homered in the loss. Yates Insurance, down by 10 runs entering the last inning, rallied for 21 to defeat Seminole Tire 34-24. Woody Hoffman and winning pitcher Jeff Stanley (two doubles, triple) lead the attack with six hits each. Dave Steigerwalt (double and Paul Brand (two doubles, two home runs) added five apiece. Gerry Martin added a home run. For Seminole Tire, Mike Kratt (double (three doubles Whittaker formed The Four Hit Club. Howard Carney added a home run in the loss. On Wednesday, Seminole Tire (4-6 Security (4-6 Leading the Noles with four hits each were Jim Hensley (HR (HR), Howard Carney (double), Ross Anderson and Gene Welbaum (double Gary Pixley added a home run in the victory. Fred Moore had four hits (double Yates Insurance (7-3 again became The Kardiac Kids, this time rallying from eight runs down in extra innings to defeat Schoonis (5-5 Dick Cook led the Yates offense with six hits (four doubles) and played stellar defense from his rover position. Registering five hits were Larry Oser (doublef Bluml (double, triplef Stanley (double, triple Dave Bilyea. Paul Brand continued his offensive onslaught with tw o more home runs, and Ed Engler added a solo shot. For Schoonis, MVPcandidate Bill Gallagher (double, HR), Victor Rodriguez (five doubles),and Richard Rucker (two doubles, HR hits each. Tom Ashley and Ron Wickman also went deep for the Restauranteurs. Deacon Jones, observing the Yates comebacks from the depths of defeat to the summits of victory, opined its a miracle! For further league information, please visit lpsoftball.com. Page 4BNews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013w ww.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 3.639"; 2"; Black; YMCA donate boat; 00026826 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com; 00027469 in the great outdoors. But he was always able to express himself through sketching and painting, and it wasnt until he battled cancer that it truly manifested itself in his incredibly life-like paintings. As Dan mentioned to me, it just seems to pour out of me. Dans original artwork, as well as limited editions of his work are readily available. He has donated several p ieces to different organizat ions and charities. To quote Dan, I paint the things of nature that inspire me mainly the fish and the creatures of the water Ive included photographs of a couple of my f avorite paintings, but he has plenty more. Hes a resident of Sebring and you can see more of Dans work on facebook at The Art of Fish by D Echols in the photos section, or if you prefer, contact Dan at echohsd@embarqmail.com. Ive got my eye on a couple of his incredible works of art.World Fishing NetworkC aught the big one? The Florida Anglers R ecognition Program, presented by the Florida Fish a nd Wildlife Conservation Commission, makes a m emorable experience even more rewarding. An exclusive certificate displaying the type of fish caught and other great prizes and benefits await anglers who achieve Big Catch recognition, and the new TrophyCatch program for bass adds bigger benefits for a bigger catch! The programs feature both adult and youth categories with additional recognition for anglers who r elease their fish or accomplish catches of the same or different species. Register. If you have a FWC license, register now to participate in the Florida Angler Recognition Program. Catch a Fish. Get out on the water and catch one of these eligible species to qualify. S ubmit a Catch. Log in and submit the photo and catch details. FWC will verify your c atch and recognize you with a special certificate. W in Prizes. The bigger the fish, the b igger the prize. Check out what you can g et from some of our partners. This is a great program folks. I signed up and entered a couple of my recent catches and received beautiful certificates commemorating the events. While on the website, I viewed recent photos from other anglers in Florida, many of whom live and fi sh right here in Highlands County. Y ou can log on at TrophyCatchFlorida.com. Its a great program for young and old alike. But sign up now, before you catch that great ole big un. FWC Facts: Icthyomaniacs are people who are crazy about fish. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, b ass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He has also taught a few fishing classes at the S outh Florida Community College. He lives in the Golf H ammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, mother-in-law Ruth Charvat, Ranger, a huge black lab and Riley, a large g olden retriever and is the owner of a custom rod building c ompany appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 216-3396571, 330-635-6682 or by e mail at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from 1B Fish for that Big Catch Courtesy photo A sampling of the artwork by Dan Echols, an artists t ouch with the heart of a fisherman. their place, he said. They are well coached and theyll come to play, so weve got to play our game. Either way, were in the playoffs, which is great, but it would be evenb etter to get that District c hampionship and have that next game be at home. Munnings lead all scorers on the night with 24, while Pratt lead a well-balanced scoring attack for Avon Park with 15. For Lake Placid, it was a t ough end to a long season, which showed some promise for things to come. ere going to lose some seniors that well miss, but weve got a lot of young guys coming back who got some good experience and improved during the season, Million said. Well keep working to get better Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Anfernee Munnings had a game-high 24 points Tuesday, b ut it wasnt enough for the Green Dragons to keep up with A von Park. AP reaches District Final Its always a proud day, to see the kids reap the benefit o f all their hard work, both in the weight room and the classroom, he said. Having the chance to continue to play football is one thing, but more importantly, theyre getting the chance at a great education and college degree, which will help them the rest o f their lives. e get paid for wins and l osses, but these are the real success stories, Scott cont inued. These are the reasons why I coach. Williams is part of a highly anticipated, 19-player recruiting class which includes three fellow Floridians and wide receivers who will stay on the offensive side of the ball D.J. Woods of University High in Coral Springs, along with E.J. Burston and Shaquille Harris of Palmetto. C ontinued from 1B UMass welcomes Williams among large recruit class These are the reasons why I coach. LAVAARSCOTT Sebringhead coach Jones witnesses miracle comeback in LP Senior play South Florida doomed by dismal 1st half


C M Y K Special to the News-SunAce Homecare Community Outreach will host the following events this week: Monday 8 a.m.,Health Fair,Hammock Estates, Hammock Road,Sebring; 10 a.m.,Coping with Transitions,Resthaven Assisted Living facility,off State Road 64,Resthaven Road,Zolfo Springs; and 1 p.m.,Caregivers Support Group,Crown Pointe Assisting Living Community,Sun N Lake Blvd.,Sebring. Tuesday 7:30 a.m., Health Fair,Lakeside Gardens,County Road 621, Lake Placid; 9 a.m.,Health Fair,Herons Landing, Herons Landing Lane,Lake Placid; 10 a.m.,Health Fair, Lake Placid Meal Site, Interlake Boulevard; and 12:30 p.m.,Health Fair,the Groves behind Sebring Diner,U.S. 27. Wednesday 8 a.m., Health Fair at Neiberts, U.S. 98,Lake Placid; and 9 a.m.,Health Fair,Palm Estates,U.S. 98,Lorida. Thursday 9 a.m., Coping with Transitions, Maranatha Village, Arbuckle Creek Road, Sebring. Friday 9 a.m.,Health Fair,Highlands Village, Villa Road,Sebring. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK If you have a friend or family member with Alzheimers disease or other dementias,Change of Pace has put together a series of workshops that will be informative and beneficial. The workshops will be held from 10-11:30 a.m. at First Christian Church,1016 W. Camphor St. The speaker will be Lisa Rodriguez, Change of Pace Center. Wednesdays theme will be How To Deal With Challenging Behaviors and Communication. Thursdays theme will be Dealing with Caregiver Stress and Respite Options. On Friday,Feb. 15 here about When Its Time To Make The Placement Decision & Share The Care? RSVP for one or all by Tuesday by calling 382-1188. The first person to describe tennis elbow was DrH enry Morris who described his elbow pain after playing t oo much lawn tennis in an article in Lancet and his name Lawn Tennis Arms tuck. The muscles that extend the fingers,thumb,wrist and t urn the hand palm up all have a common tendon orig in on the outside of the elbow.Tennis elbow can be caused either by repetitive motion like hammering or turning wrenches or by a sin-g le high force injury to the common tendon such as a blow or a sudden stretch. The most common symptom is pain on the outside of the elbow. In severe cases there is pain with straightening thee lbow since the tendon crosses the joint. Using any of the m uscles that arise from the common origin is painful. Turning door knobs is often difficult. A strong grip is dependent on the wrist beings tabilized in extension. Pain with grip is another common problem with tennis elbow. The diagnosis is easy to make on exam. There is ten-d erness on the lateral side of the elbow in the area of the common origin.T he wrist is painful w ith extending (bringingt he back of the hand up) a gainst resistance. T here is sometimes pain with resistance to extending the fingers or turning the hand palm up or straightening the elbow. T he first treatment is to use a band just below the elbow. If worn snuggly,it keeps the muscles from moving under the skin and pulling on the real attachment at the elbow. This allows the sore tendont o rest and heal and lets the patient still use his arm. Antii nflammatories such as Naprosyn or a steroid shot in the tendon are helpful. If the elbow does not get better, then the therapist can assistb y helping to stretch tight muscles or tendons. Ninety percent of patients get better with these techniques,but it may take several months. Ther emainder will require surgery to get better. Surgery aims at lengthening a tendon that has become too tightw ith injury. A similar problem often c alled Golfers elbow occurs on the inside of the joint. This causes pain with flexingt he fingers or wrist or turning the hand palm down. It is treated the same as tennis e lbow and rarely requires surgery. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand &S houlder Specialists offering spec ialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. She is certified by the American Board of OrthopaedicS urgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Carrs long list of achievements include being the area orthopaedic surgeon certified as a hand special-i st. For more information, visit http://hand-shoulderspecialist.com or call 382-7777. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 8, 2013Page 5B DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1 .736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00027211 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00027213 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living; 00027215 HEALTHYLIVING Dear Pharmacist: ve d ealt with stomach problems all my life. Sometimes its hard to eat,but I am under physician care. What natural remedy can soothe myt ummy when its hard to eat? W.C.,Denver,Colo. Answer: Probiotics are fundamental to digestive health. And a diet free ofc ommon food allergens is in order. Today,but something like slippery elm could help. Known as Ulmus fulvto herbalists,the mucilage from the inner bark of the treep rovides extensive nutrition and easy-to-digest complex c arbs. Slippery elm forms a slick gel coating and soothing everything it comes inc ontact with including your mouth,throat,stomach and i ntestines. It could help you with acid reflux,ulcerative colitis, gastritis,chronic pancreatitis,constipation/diarrhea andu lcers. It may support tissue regeneration for people with leaky gut syndrome (a.k.a. excessive intestinal permeability).A bad cough orb ronchitis may respond to the soothing properties of slippery elm. Slippery elms is sold as tablets/capsules,liquid herbal extracts and lozenges.T he lozenges are nice for sore throats. Health food s tores carry powder which is basically just ground up inner bark of the tree. Therea re coarse and fine powders; coarse is needed to make topical poultices which help cuts,bruises and achy joints, such as that from gout. The fine powder can be eaten asa gruel (pronounced like cruel but with a g). S lippery elm contains calcium,manganese,iron,magnesium,phosphorus,potassi-u m,selenium,zinc,betacarotene,vitamin C and p lenty of B vitamins. Children,adults and the elderly can eat this when recuperating from an illness, having trouble digesting orh olding down food or wasting. Think of it as Mother Natures Ensure. The recipe for slippery elm gruel consists of abouto ne tablespoonful fine powder and enough hot water to make a thin,smooth paste. The amount of water used is up to your personal taste. I use one half cup myself andb lend it together. Ill confess right now,its slimy any way y ou make it but thats the point. Sweeten it with organic honey,agave,maple syrupo r stevia and flavor it with with cinnamon,nutmeg, l emon rind or vanilla. Go for the consistency of cream of wheat. Once made,the dosage varies tremendously, some say eat the whole thingi n one sitting,other experts suggest a tablespoon every hour until you can eat solid food again. Perhaps consider your weight,age and severi-t y of malnutrition as well as response. Ask your doctor if this wonderful remedy in any form is approved because there are individual consid-e rations such as your current health status and drug regim en. Some people are allergic to elmpollen,making this a no-no. Other naturally-o ccurring components in slippery elm include betas itosterol,campestrol and a little tannin (which aggravates kidney stones). I couldnt find documented interactions except a theoret-i cal one that says it may render meds and supplements less active,so separate administration of slippery elm from important drugs byt wo hours. Slippery elm soothes many stomach problems Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen S uzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. How can I have tennis elbow when I dont play tennis? Guest Column Dr. Diana Carr C ourtesy photo Betty Moore (leftegnancy Care Center recently. B y MELISSA MAIN Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID On Jan. 20,Choices Pregnancy CareC enter celebrated its grand opening in Lake Placid. The open house was well attended; approximately 50 people from the local communitya rrived to show their support and tour the facility. Choices PCC opened its door to provide support for pregnant teens and women in crisis pregnancies. Many free services will be provided,including pregnancy tests,education,cribs,diapers,and maternity clothes. Choices will offer prenatal education to help women have a safe and healthy pregnancy. For women who would like support during labor and delivery,doulas, specially trained individuals in labor and delivery,can be present during the birth of a child to provide emotional support and education. Choices offers early child-h ood education to help women become more effective parents for their children. For those interested in adoption,Choices offerse ducation about the different types of adoption available. Choices PCC is behind First Baptist Church at 225E. Royal Palm St. First Baptist Church donated office space in its Hope Ministry building in order to help women in the local area cope with a crisis pregnancy. Choices would like to express appreciation to First Baptist Church of Lake Placid for the office space and for the continual support of their ministry. Choices Pregnancy Care Center would also like to express appreciation to the following individuals:Jose Ibanez from Ibanez Gardensf or donating plants and landscaping; Brilliant Signs for providing the sign for Choices; Cindi and Justin Smith for installation andd onation of irrigation materials; Cathy and Jerry Brown for all of their help and support prior to opening; Shane Fugate for his help and support in starting the local ministry; and volunteers who helped clean the facility and prepare refreshments. Pregnant teens or women with an unplanned pregnancy can call 633-8481 to schedule an appointment fora free pregnancy test and counseling. Choices has grand opening Caregiver workshop set Outreach events planned The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN


C M Y K A ssociated PressWASHINGTON The F ood and Drug Administration is warning U.S. doctors about another counterfeit version of the cancer drug Avastin,the third case involving the best-selling Roche drug in the pasty ear. The FDA said in an online p ost Tuesday that at least one batch of the drug distributed by a New York company does not contain the active ingredient in real Avastin,which isu sed to treat cancers of the colon,lung,kidney and brain. The drug was distributed by Medical Device King,which also does busi-n ess as Pharmalogical. The vials are packaged as Altuzan,the Turkish version of Avastin that is not approved for use in the U.S. The agency warned doctors in April about a similar case of fakeTurkish Avastin distributed by a U.K. distributor. Prior to that,the FDA announced in February an investigation into a different batch of fakeAvastin distributed to doctors in several states. Both of those cases appeared to involve different networks of distributors than the latest incident. The FDA said its currently unclear whether any U.S. patients have received the drug. Specifically,Altuzan labeled with the lot numbers B6022B01 and B6024B01 may be counterfeit. Importing even authentic Altuzan into the U.S. is illegal,since the FDA has only reviewed Avastin as safe and effective. The agency is asking doctors to stop using any products from Medical Device King,Pharmalogical or Taranis Medical,another affiliated business. A telephone number listed on Medical Device Kings website was not in service. Company representatives did not immediately respond to emails sent Wednesday. Roches Genentech unit sells Avastin in 120 countries and manufactures and packages the drug at eight sites worldwide. The drug had sales of $5.8 billion in 2012 and was Roches second-best selling drug overall. The injectable drug usually sells for about $2,500 per vial. T he FDA warned doctors to be wary of drug prices that seem too good to be true. Deep discounts may be offered because the producti s stolen,counterfeit,substandard,or unapproved,the agency states. Page 6BNews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013www.newssun.com MOBILITY EXPRESS; 9.347"; 11"; Black; healthy living; 00027367 HEALTHYLIVING F amily FeaturesL aughter and friendship go hand-in-hand,and according to a recent survey,women across America are looking to inject more laughter intot heir lives this year. One sure bet,spending more quality time with their girlfriends. The survey,commissioned by Skinny Cow Candy,s howed that on average, women are twice as likely to prefer a good laugh with their girlfriends over a new piece of jewelry,a manicure,or even a new pair of shoes. Andw hile a good phone chat with a dear friend goes a long way, 6 1 percent of women believe that an in-person laugh is better than a virtual one. R ead on for some inspiration to create that treasured g irlfriend time and start Laughing Out Loud. Set the stage. Quality girlfriend time can happen anywhere at any time.G etting together for drinks or dinner creates an opportunity f or plenty of intimate chatting and laughter for hours on end. Heading to a local moviet heater or piling on the couch to watch a comedy favorite is j ust the ticket for a muchneeded belly laugh. Eliminate distractions. Good girlfriend time means l etting your cares slip away. Leave the kids with a sitter, avoid taking calls or texting, and dedicate your time to catching up and sharing a fewg ood laughs. Add chocolate. According to the Skinny Cow survey,the majority of women think life would be al ot less fun without chocolate,so make sure you have some on hand. Skinny Cow Candy makes the no guilt kind rich,creamy and delicious; great portion sizes;a nd low in calories. Yes,you really can have it all. Stay within your means. Time spent with the girls need not break the bank. Ifb udget is a concern,choose a restaurant or bar with happy h our specials,or have everyone bring a little something and cook together. Check out interesting events around town,or tie on athletic shoesa nd enjoy a fun-filled walk in the park. Say cheese. Dont forget to take photos to capture your laugh-out-loud moments;t hey make for great memories. Post them on your social m edia pages and share your good times for years to come. Want to find out how you c ompare to women across the country on topics such as l aughter,chocolate and more? Visit www.facebook.com/TheSkinn yCowUS and find out what the LOL-O-Meter says about y ou,then share and compare with your girlfriends for a memorable good time. Survey says: Laugh it up with girl time C ourtesy of Getty Images Source:Skinny Cow FDA warns of new fake batch of cancer drug Avastin


C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Known as one of Americas most versatile family ensembles,The Ditchfield Family Singers will share in music at Leisure Lakes Baptist Church this Sunday during the morning service. Exciting crowds all over the country,the Ditchfields will be making their fourth annual church appearance at Leisure Lakes. Led by Stephen Ditchfield,recognized as one of the finest baritone voices in America today, the group provides many styles of music and worship. Included with the group are My Three Sons,an awardwinning championship barbershop quartet performing from coast to coast. Following the morning concert,all are invited to stay for dinner on the groundsin the churchs fellowship hall. The church is at the western end of Lake June. From U.S. 27,take Lake June Road to Miller,turning north on Wildflower. Call the church office,699-0671. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 8, 2013Page 7B STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 2/8,22; 00027214 LAKE COUNTRY JEWELERS; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 2/6,8; 00027349 RELIGION Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The B ranson,Mo.-based Spoken 4 Quartet will make an a ppearance Saturday evening at the First United Methodist Church of Avon Park. T his is their eighth year in full-time ministry. Spoken 4 f eatures a unique sound that is different than anything ever heard.While their b lend of music pays homage to the rich traditions of gospel music,they have managed to produce a sound completely new. T he group has worked with some of the most renowned names in all of southern gospel music. Their latest collaboration brings themt ogether with award-winning piano player Jeff Stice,who i s producing their upcoming album. The group has been nominated for the HorizonG roup of the Year,with hits such as He Knows Your A ddressand Who Can Afford to Be Wrong. The program will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday in the church sanctuary at 200 S. Lake Ave. A love offering will be taken. For those who would like to have dinner ahead of time,t he church will have Soup and Sandwichesavailable for $4 from 4-5:30 p.m. Courtesy photo S poken 4 will perform at First United Methodist Church in Avon Park on Saturday. Spoken 4 to visit Avon Park Little Jeffrey was in his backyard filling in a hole with a shovel when hisn eighbor peered over the fence. Interested in what the youngster was doing,he asked,What are you up to there,Jeffrey? My goldfish died, Jeffrey said tearfully without even looking up,and ve just buried him. A bit puzzled,the neighb or observed,Thats an awfully big hole for one tiny,little goldfish. Why arey ou digging such a big hole? Jeffrey patted down the l ast heap of earth and replied,Because my goldf ish is inside your stupid cat! I must admit,if given the c hoice,I would rather be the cat. Sometimes,howeve r,we have more in common with the goldfish than we might like to admit. Peter warns us of a enemy that is far more destructivet o mankind than any other. He writes in 1 Peter 5:8, Be of sober spirit,be on the alert. Your adversary, the devil,prowls around like a roaring lion,seekings omeone to devour.If,in fact,we are being hunted r ight now by a predator more dangerous to our lives than any other known tom an,then what can we do about it? Fortunately,God h as already given us the answer. If the devil is seeking to devour us,then we must be prepared for his attack. Thei nspired apostle Paul tells us just how to it. In E phesians 6:10-17,he writes,Finally,be strong in the Lord and in thes trength of His might. Put on the full armor of God,so that you will be able to stand firm against thes chemes of the devil. For our struggle is not against flesh and blood,but against the rulers,against the powers,against the world forces o f this darkness,against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places. Therefore,take up the full armor of God,so that youw ill be able to resist in the evil day,and having done everything,to stand firm.S tand firm therefore,having girded your loins with truth, and having put,and havingp ut on the breastplate of righteousness,and having s hod your feet with the preparation of the gospel of peace; in addition to all,t aking up the shield of faith with which you will be able t o extinguish all the flaming arrows of the evil one. And take the helmet of salvation, and the sword of the Spirit, which is the word of God. W hen a country goes to war,it sends soldiers who h ave trained to fight and who are equipped with the tools necessary to win. In our battle with sin,we findo urselves in a situation that is no different. We must train ourselves to be spiritual soldiers by studying the word of God,and we mustf ight the good fight of faith by wearing the full armor of God. Then,we can we defend ourselves against evil; then,we can defeat thee nemy called Satan; then we can win the biggest battle of our eternal lives andb e rewarded in a home call Heaven. Remember,whether p hysically or spiritually,it is always better to be the o ne with the full stomach than to be the one in the full stomach. K evins Komments is presented by the Sebring Parkway church o f Christ assembling at 3800 S ebring Parkway. Visit on the Internet at www.sebringcoc. com, or e-mail sebringpark-w ay@sebringcoc.com. Dont get swallowed up! Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson Courtesy photo T he Ditchfield Family Singers are coming to Leisure Lakes Baptist Church. Ditchfield Family Singers return to Leisure Lakes Breakfast buffet at Solid GroundsAVON PARK Breakfast buffet at Union Congregational Church,1 06 N. Butler Ave.,Solid Grounds Annex from 7:30-10 a.m. Saturday, and every second Saturday of the month.B uffet features scrambled eggs,pancakes,french t oast,biscuits and sausage gravy,bacon ands ausage,orange juice and coffee; all-you-can-eat for $5.Greater Vision at First BaptistSEBRING Gospel musics trio,Greater Vision,will be at FirstB aptist Sebring at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the door the night of performance The church is at 200 E. Center Ave. Call 3855154 for details. Doors open at 5:30 p.m.Ash Wednesday service at Memorial UMCLAKE PLACID At 7 p.m. Wednesday,an Ash Wednesday Service will be held at Memorial United Methodist Church,500 Kent Ave. The public is invited. This service will mark the beginning of Lent. The service will be led by Rev. John Bryant, senior pastor. The service will include the singing of hymns,Scripture,a Psalm of Confession, Psalm 51:1-17,the Imposition of ashes,the Lord's Prayer and conclude with the Great Thanksgiving. Ash Wednesday,the first day of Lent,derived its name from practice that was common in the church in Medieval time and is still observed in Christian churches. Most Christians consider Lent a time to be devoted to meditation and to strengthen their faith. It is a solemn season of prayer,self-discipline and penitence in preparation for Easter,the celebration of the resurrection of our Lord and Continued on page 9B SNAPSHOTS Courtesy photo The Dunnemans will be in concert Tuesday at the SIMC hapel in Sebring. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Dunnemans,Reg and Gretchen,will give a concert at the SIM Chapel at 7 p.m. Tuesday. The Dunnemans,from Binghamton,N.Y.,sing their own special blend of gospel music,including southern gospel,traditional,and contemporary. They present more than 350 concerts per year from Ontario,Canada to Florida. They each have many years of experience with various musical groups. Their joyful,challenging and uncompromising message of Gods love and provision will be an inspiration to all who hear them. All are invited. The concert is free. An offering will be taken to defray the Dunnemans expenses. Dunnemans in concert Special to the News-SunSEBRING Pianist and vocalist Chris Knobloch will be featured in the second concert of the Winter Concert Series at Maranatha Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Friday,Feb. 15. Knobloch began his musical career singing in churches at three years of age. As a boy,he sang and traveled with Uncle Charlieand the Childrens Bible Hour. Much of his ministry is with children. He,his wife,their two little girls and two teammates carry on a ministry called Gods Helping Hands. Knobloch uses tried and true songs of the faith to testify of the greatness of our God. The final concert in the series will feature 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. Call 3824301 or 382-8594. Knobloch will tickle the keys at Maranatha Baptist on Feb. 15 Courtesy photo Chris Knobloch will bring his talent to Maranatha Baptist Church as part of the Winter Concert Series on Feb. 15.


C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013www.newssun.com RELIGION Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. 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 family, friends and faith.Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m.Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:information@ fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida.Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m.Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service.Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone:385-5154.Dr.Allen Higginbotham, Interim Pastor;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.Website www.fbsebring.com 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.;E vening 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 Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services.Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC 3704 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.Parrish office/mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanishfax, 3855169;email, office@stcathe.com ;website, www.stcathe.com .School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr.Anna V.Adam, 747 S.Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870;385-7300;fax, 3857310;email school@stcathe.com .School office hours 7:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.MondayFriday.Clergy:Very Rev.Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday:3:30 and 5 p.m.(vigilSunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m.(Spanish.m.(Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m.(French Mass).Daily Mass:Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m.Sacrament of Reconcilliation:7:15-7:45 a.m.first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m.Saturday and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday.Office Hours:8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.Monday-Friday. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil,4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.;Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Cornerstone Christian Church (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 A ve., 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 readingr oom/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. C HURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m.Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.All are invited to join us.For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website http://www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W.Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor.Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is 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, (Orang e 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 Atonement Lutheran Church ELCAS EBRING This is the Transfiguration of Our Lord Sunday. Rev. Jefferson Coxs sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Luke 9:28-3 6 (37-43 Saturday will be work quilting baby blankets for World Mission at noon. Ash Wednesday service w ith Communion and Imposition of Ashes at 7 p.m. Wednesday by Deacon David Thoresen. Wednesdays at 5 p.m., L enten soup,sandwich and pie suppers starting Feb. 20 through March 20,followedb y an informal worship service and program. Members and visitors are welcome.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK The T ransfiguration. Pastor Scott McLean will preach a serm on titled Consider Jesus! The church is at 1320 County Road 64,east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Form ore information,call 4712663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morningi s titled Spirit.The keynote is from Job 33:4, The Spirit of God has made me,and the breath of the Almighty gives me life. T he church is at 154 N. Franklin St.C hristian Training Church SEBRING Associate Minister Casey L. Downingw ill bring the message titled One More Timeat the Sunday morning service. TheW ednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. Covenant Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Sunday s chool in the Covenant Life Center will find Bill Mulcay leading the discussion based on the book,Respectable Sins:Confronting Sins WeT olerateby Jerry Bridges. The church is at 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd.; phone 3853234; or e-mailc ovpres@strato.net. The website is www.cpcsebring.org.Eastside Christian ChurchLAKE PLACID Eastside Christian Church will start a six-week studys eries based on the book Not a Fanby Kyle Idleman at 6 p.m. Saturday 6 p.m. This study challenges participants to become sin-c ere followersof Jesus Christ,rather than simply enthusiastic fans. E astside Christian Church is at 101 Peace Ave.,two miles east of U.S. 27 onC ounty Road 621. The phone number is 465-7065.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George M iller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, Why Jesus,with Scripture taken from Psalm 99. The church is 1.7 miles w est of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Baptist ChurchL AKE PLACID Pastor Bill Cole will preach Our Church on Missionfrom Ephesians 3:1-13 continuing in his series The BelieversU nlimited Bank Accounton Sunday. In the evening he will preach The Battle Belongs to the Lordfrom Joshua 6,which continues inh is evening series The Keys to Triumphant Living. The monthly Red,White and Bluegrass Jamboree will be held on Friday,Feb. 22 instead of the usual thirdF riday of the month. It is still a free event for everyo ne in the community. A mix of classic country,gospel and bluegrass. Refreshmentsa re provided and a love offering is received to help w ith missions. For further information about activities of the Faith Baptist A Family of Faith, call the church office at 465-0 060 or check out the website,www.faithbapt istchurchlp.com. The church is at 660 Holmes Ave.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday morning,the church celebrates TransfigurationS unday.The sermon theme for this Sunday is Its Good,Lord,To Be Here. Adult Sunday school class is studying Blessed Are theP eacemakers... Practicing Ministry of Reconciliation. The phone number,3852782,is direct to Faiths Closet.F irst Christian Church-Avon ParkAVON PARK Members will continue in their serieso f lessons at Sunday Bible study on The Glorious S econd Coming of Jesus Christ. Wednesday will be the annual Valentines din-n er. Tickets are $3. First Christian Church of A von Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or e-mail firstchristianap@embarq-m ail.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 Dick and Sharron Campbell. Communion will be servedb y Catherine Baker,Diane Biedler,Diane Thibodeau and Carol Graves. The pastors sermon continues in the study of Jacoba nd Esau with A Brothers Love.The Scripture is taken from Genesis 33:1-5. T he greeter for the morning will be Teresa Williams and the acolyte is DavidT hibodeau. For more information,call t he church office at 3850352. The church is at 510 Poinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.AVON PARK On Sunday morning,the pastors Continued on page 10B


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 8, 2013Page 9B EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone:465-0051.Rev.Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N.Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway 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.Dustin Woods, interim lead 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.; ContemporaryWorship, 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, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@ embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Paul Boling.Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME.Senior Pastor is Frank Gonzalez.Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Nathan Madrid. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, 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.John Bryant.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.memorial umc.com .Lakeview Christian School, VPK to grade 5;465-0313. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Driv e, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunda y 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 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Burchfield Brothers will appear in concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday,Feb. 19 at the LakeP lacid Camp and Conference Center. A love offering will be received. Jon and Ben Burchfield make music that inspires thes oul. Combining such styles as gospel,jazz and classical, along with a bit of Irish flavoring,this unique duo from Nashville,Tenn. mesmerizes audiences of all ages. J on is a master of classical guitar,while Ben performs w ith an instrument called the Mallet Kat,which can be described as a midi-miramba.P layed with either mallets or hands,the Mallet Kat has u nlimited sounds ranging anywhere from percussion to orchestral. When these two instruments are played together,the dynamic arrangements of hymns andp raise songs become new and exciting. Many refer to them as the Manheim Steamrollerof hymns. T heir concerts are a combination of music,storytelling and comedy,as each plays off the other in a way thats entertaining,reflectivea nd captivating. An evening with The Burchfields can be described as reaching thea ges.Prime timers love it because they recognize the music,while young peoplea re inspired by the arrangements and intrigued with the i nstrumentation. The Burchfield Brothers share a God-given passion toc reate music. For them,it is an expression of their love f or Christ. Burchfield Brothers in concert Feb. 19 Courtesy photo T he Burchfield Brothers will be in concert Feb. 19 at Lake Placid Camp and Conference Center. RELIGION Savior Jesus Christ.Grace Ministry plans rummage saleLAKE PLACID Grace Ministry of FirstP resbyterian Church of Lake Placid is having a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday,Feb. 16. The address is 117 N. OakA ve.; phone number is 465-2742.T emple Israel hosts High TeaS EBRING Temple Israel of Highlands County i s hosting a real High Tea from 3-5 p.m. Sunday,Feb. 17 at the synagogue. Therew ill be choice of fine teas, finger sandwiches and delic ious desserts,plus wonderful company. It will be held at 1305 T emple Israel Drive, Sebring. All this for a donation of only $10. For more information a nd for tickets,call 3827744.Sebring SDA plans sale to benefit ministrySEBRING The Sebring Seventh Day Adventist Church,2106 State Road 17 North,ish aving a yard and bake sale to benefit the churchs H elping Hands Ministry. This ministry provides food baskets to families inn eed. The sale will start at 8 a .m. daily from Wednesday to Friday,Feb. 13-15. The sale ends on Friday,Feb. 15. Continued on page 7B SNAPSHOTS


C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Sebring High School Show Choir will perform at 4 p.m. Sunday at St.J ohn United Methodist Church. The Show Choir is a 24-member auditioned group that performs in the community as representatives of their school. Their musical stylesr ange from pop to sacred. The group also features several g ifted soloists. The Show Choir is part of a l arger Varsity Choir that performs annually at Epcots Candlelight Processional andw ill be traveling to perform at Carnegie Hall in March. L uanne Hawk is the choir director. St. John welcomes the Show C hoir as part of its concert series. T he church is at 3214 Grand Prix Drive (just behind Walmart). For information,callt he church at 382-1736. A love offering will be taken. Page 10BNews-SunFriday, February 8, 2013www.newssun.com DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; feb ads; 00027212 RELIGION sermon is titled Live Justlybased on Proverbs 21:2-3. The pastor leads the a dult Sunday school class in a video series titled The Life and Ministry of the Messiahsponsored by Focus on the Family.Thel essons are filmed on location in Israel and narrated by Ray Vander Lann. Sundays film is titled Didyma The Very Wordso f God.The youth class is studying the book of Ephesians. The choirs introit will be I Come to the Cross, and the anthem will be This is the Day. There will be no Family G athering this evening. On Wednesday,the pastor will lead Bible studyo n the topic How Do We Glorify God? T he church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). For questions,call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.SEBRING Sharing W ith God IIis the title of Sunday mornings sermon g iven by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING Rev.A.C. B ryants sermon will be Jesus is Transfigured with Scripture reading Luke 9:27-36. Saturday will be a S weetheart Dinner and Dance from 6-8 p.m. UMW Circles will meet on Tuesday.Shrove Tuesday Pancake Supper will be at 6 p.m. Ash Wednesday Service w ill be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday. F ine Food and Fellowship will be held on Sunday,Feb. 17. The church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Visit thew ebsite at www.sebringfirstumc.com. Call the church office for information at 385-5184.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace Pointe Ministries is at 200 Lark Ave. Home Bible study continues the series Messiah: Shadow ToImageon Tuesday.Then I said, Here I am,I have come ... it is written about me in the scroll,Hebrews 10:7. Call 658-2534 for directions and more information of services. Sunday morning worship the sermon series continues Targets for 2013.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this week will be God Is To BeF earedwith Scripture from Psalms 76:1-12. The service will include Heartland Singers singing Our God Reigns;RuthR ayburn singing Im Bound for the Kingdom and Mary VanHooreweghe and Flossi Moore singing He Will See You Thru,HeP romised! The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix number is 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Rev. John Bryant,senior pastor,w ill preach at the Heritage Worship Service and the C elebration Service. Rev. Jerry R. McCauley will preach at the New Song Contemporary Service on the subject We Need EachO ther!The Worship Band will lead the service. A sh Wednesday Service in the Sanctuary at 7 p.m. Wednesday. T he church is at 500 Kent Ave. Call 465-2422 f or information.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The S unday morning Bible lesson,Complete In Christ i s taken from Colossians 2. A representative from GideonsInternational will be sharing during the morning worship service.P astor Jim Scaggs will bring the evening worship service message. The Wednesday evening service will be praise,prayer and Bible study.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Sunday morning,the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message will be TheT ransfiguration.Biblical reference is from Luke 9:28-36.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning,the pastor will preach on A Crises of Belief. For more information, call 385-1597.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane,Sebring. The pastors sermon will be orship Symbols. Fellowship follows the service. Continued from page 8B Show Choir p art of St. John UMCs c oncert series Courtesy photo T he Sebring High School Show Choir will perform Sunday at St. John United Methodist Church in Sebring. Our daily walk in Christ is not always easy. Consider the life of Christ and all His diffi-c ulties on earth and where He walked. Can you imagine the terrain He covered? He went through more in His life than anyone of us on this earth ever will. He felt what we felt and was tempted in the same man-n er that we are,yet He remained without sin. How did H e manage to persevere through all of the difficulties of His journey? What can we learn from His example? The three key elements in H is life that helped Him to endure were prayer,and meditation,and a reliance on Gods word. Matthew 4 shows how Christ used the Scripture tof ight off the Devil when He was being tempted. Often when Christ was weary or afraid,He depended on His Father. One example was soon before His crucifixion in Luke 22:39-46. Prayer helped Him get through temptation,and He drew strength from His father. He also suggested His disciples stay up and pray in order to help them battle temptation. What are some of the difficulties you are facing currently? Are you going through a time where your ride is bumpy like a train going over a rough railroad track through a dark tunnel with a light at the far end? Do you see just a plain white gravel dirt road that goes on for miles with nothing in sight? Does this mean that one is to just keep walking regardless of what the eye cannot see ahead? Maybe this is the part of the journey where God wants His child to walk by faith,not by sight as suggested in II Corinthians 5:7. I dont know what your present situation is,but I encourage you to pray fervently through your situation asking God to give you strength and wisdom to help sustain you. Also,I pray that you will keep your eyes on Christ and trust Him and be still and know that He is God and God alone. Finally,remember,God knows your every need,and as you read the Bible,He will provide you with the truth you need to comfort your spirit. Leslie Deese is a Sebring resident. She can be reached at ljb_628@yahoo.com. Pray and meditate: Part 1 Special to the News-SunF irst Presbyterian Church of Lake Placid will host the granddaughter of Maria vonT rapp for the February installment of the churchs S econd Sunday Suites at 4 p.m. Sunday.This program is the latest in a series ofc oncerts that run from October to April that combine an artistic performance w ith light refreshments in the churchs Gospel Garden. E lisabeth von Trapps concert repertoire covers much of the gamut of vocal music,including classical, pop,and Gospel favoritesa long with her own compositions. The New York Times has called her voice hauntingly clear,and a writer with the Narragansett T imes declared it,flawless.She will invite the adult and childrens choirso f First Presbyterian Church to sing with h er on the songs, Edelweissa nd The Storm Is Passing O ver. Von Trapp i s the granddaughter of the Maria and Baron von Trapp whose story was made into the musical The Sound of Music.A native ofV ermont,Elisabeth von Trapps professional singing career began during childhood when she traveled the back roads of New England p erforming with her siblings at weddings,gospel meetings,and town halls. Sincet hat time,she has performed before audiences in E uropean cathedrals and the Kennedy Center in Washington,D.C. T he concert begins at 4 p.m.,with light refreshments served in the Gospel G arden from 3:30 p.m. to the start of the program. T here is no charge for admission,but a love offering will be collected during the concerts intermission. The church is at 117 N. OakA ve. For any further information,contact the church office at 465-2742. LP Presbyterian Church to host von Trapp in concert v on Trapp C ome To The River Leslie Deese Special to the News-SunFROSTPROOF The Wine Family will put on a free gospel concert at 7 p.m. Saturday,March 2 at Southside Baptist Church of Frostproof,314 South Scenic Highway (Route 17). Parking will be available in the front and back of the church. For more information, call Robert Stemple at (863 Wine Family in concert March 2 Courtesy photo The Wine Family will perform at Southside Baptist Church in Frostproof.


C M Y K By JILL LAWLESS A ssociated PressLONDON Stuart F reeborn,a pioneering movie makeup artist behind creatures such as Yoda and Chewbacca in the Star Warsfilms,has died. He was 98. LucasFilm confirmed Wednesday that Freeborn had passed away,leaving a legacy of unforgettable contributions. Star Warsdirector George Lucas said in a statement that Freeborn was already a makeup legend when he started working on Star Wars. He brought with him not only decades of experience, but boundless creative energy,Lucas said. His artistry and craftsmanship will live on forever in the characters he created. His Star Wars creatures may be reinterpreted in new forms by new generations,but at their heart, they continue to be what Stuart created for the original films. Freeborns granddaughter, Michelle Freeborn,said he died Tuesday in London from a combination of ailments due to his age. Michelle Freeborn,who lives in Wellington,New Zealand,said her grandfather was like a heroto her and inspired her and her late father to get into the movie business,too. He was a really fun and imaginative individual.she said. He gave you the feeling that if you wanted to achieve something,you should just get on and do it, and dont ever use excuses. He enjoyed life and the amazing world we live in. Freeborns six-decade career led him to work on many classics,including Stanley Kubricks :A Space Odyssey. Born in London in 1914, Freeborn was the son of a Lloyds of London insurance broker. He told a BBC documentary last year that he resisted pressure to follow in his fathers footsteps, because I felt I was different. He began his film career in the 1930s,working for Hungarian-born director Alexander Korda,and honing his makeup skills on stars including Marlene Dietrich and Vivien Leigh. After air force service during World War II,he worked on British cinema classics including The Life and Death of Colonel Blimpand David Leans 1948 version of Oliver Twist.His transformation of Alec Guinness into Fagin complete with a large hooked nose was criticized by some as antiSemitic,a matter of regret for Freeborn,who said he was partly Jewish. Freeborn later worked with Kubrick,transforming Peter Sellers into multiple characters for Doctor Strangelovbefore designing the apes for s Dawn of Mansequence,in which primates react to am ysterious monolith. But he will likely be best remembered for his work on Star Warscreating characters such as the 7foot-tall wookie Chewbacca and the slug-like Jabba the Hutt. LucasFilm said that Irvin Kershner,who directed The Empire Strikes Back, would note that Freeborn quite literally put himself into Yoda,as the Jedi masters inquisitive and mischievous elfin features had more than a passing resemblance to Freeborn himself. (Yodas looks were also said to be partly inspired by Albert Einstein.) Freeborn recalled being approached by this young fellonamed George Lucas,who told him,ve written a script for a film called Star Wars. He was so genuine about it,I thought,well,young as he is,I believe in him. Hes got something. Ill do what I can for him,Freeborn told the BBC. Nick Maley,a makeup artist who worked with Freeborn in the 1970s, called him a mentor who ran his department like a headmaster. It was my years working with him that helped me learn how to think,how to solve problems,how to not take the most obvious path, Maley said. Everybody will remember him for Star Wars,but he did so much more than that. No one should overlook the groundbreaking work he did on :A Space Odyssey. That was really the forerunner of Star Warsand used a lot of the same technology. Freeborns wife,Kay, died in 2012. Freebornst hree sons Roger,Ray and Graham also died before him. In addition to Michelle, Freeborn is survived by seven grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren. Associated Press writers Nick Perry in Wellington, New Zealand and Derrik J. Lang in Los Angeles contributed to this report. Dear Abby: When my 9-month-o ld grandson,Eli, comes to visit,I becomef rustrated to the point of leaving the room,ifn ot my house. Not only must we put away things he shouldnt get into,we mustt ape shut every drawer and cabinet,block access behind c ouches and chairs to keep Eli from electrical cords, then constantly be on guardf or the unexpected. Eli is never restricted in a ny way,and would never be confined to an inhumane playpen for even a few minutes. At the slightest whimper,he is picked up. Hesw alked to sleep (or taken on car rides to soothehim), a nd his parents literally run to him whenever he awakens. I m reluctant to criticize because I know thell be o ffended,but Im aching to suggest they teach the child about limits and restrictions a nd correct him when he misbehaves. Let him experience being in his playpen or even allow him to whine a little before jumping at hise very whim. Wre not allowed to say no-no the preferred response being to distract Eli and let him go about doing as he pleases.B y the way,both parents are professional psycho-babble p eople. Am I unreasonable to t hink my grandson is capable of learning limits with a simple no-noand,perhaps,a little smack on his hand? Or should I keep mym outh shut? WellMeaning Grandpa Dear Grandpa: Wellmeaning as you are,I doubt that you will be able to con-v ince two professional psycho-babble peoplethat by not giving their little one limits,they're creating a monster. Rather than allow his visits to upset you,I suggest you visit this family in their own home. Dear Abby: I am shocked at the rude treatment I see many older mothers receive from their children. I spend considerable time at various doctor appointments. Fortunately,I can drive myself,but many senior women must depend on theirc aregivers often their daughters who treat them badly. I cant help but wonder how they treat their mothers in private since theya re so insensitive in public. Im grateful to have a daughter who puts up withm y occasional crankiness and complaints. She loves me unconditionally and takesw onderful care of me when needed. I d like to ask sons and daughters to be kinder and more patient with their eld-e rly moms. They wont be around forever. Grateful M om in Phoenix Dear Grateful: I wish you had described more clearly the interactions you observed. What you saw mayn ot have been a lack of devotion to their mothers, b ut signs of caregiver stress or burnout. Daughters (and sons c aught in the sandwich generation earning a living a nd caring for their children as well as their aged parents are not always at their b est. However,you are correct. These frail,elderly parents need compassion and patience because they wont be around forever. Dear Abby: A question was recently raised at a family gathering. If the patriarch of a family is deceased and am an wants to marry his daughter,should he ask perm ission from her mother? Curious in Pennsylvania D ear Curious: It would be a lovely,respectful gesture if he did. But first he should be 100 percent certain that the daughter wouldl ike to marry him. Dear Abby is written by Abigail V an Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby atw ww.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. T o order How to Write Letters for All Occasions, send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Letter Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. Shipping and handling are included in the price. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, February 8, 2013Page 11B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 00027355 DIVERSIONS Granddad wants to free boy from parents protective bubble Dear Abby By BOB GARVER F ilm criticJ anuary is notorious for its awful slate of new releases (not to be confused with award season favorites like Zero Dark Thirtythato pen in limited release the previous year and wait until January to go wide). Studios come down from the holiday rush by releas-i ng the absolute worst of their back catalogue that would get creamed against real competition. But even when taken with this grain of salt,Hansel and Gretel:W itch Huntersis still a dreadful film. T he premise is that Hansel (Jeremy Renner Gretel (Gemma Arterton)g ot such satisfaction out of killing their first witch (she o f that infamous gingerbread house and fiery fate) that they made it their lifes work to kill the rest of them. Our heroes are sum-m oned to a small village where about a dozen child ren have gone missing. They soon discover that a congregation of witches ledb y Muriel (Famke Janssen) is in town for a ceremony t hat will make them impervious to fire. Naturally,the ceremony requires a bloods acrifice,and Gretels blood fits the bill nicely. But its mostly witch and sleazy h uman blood that gets spilled over the course of t he investigation. The story seems to take place in 19th-century Germany,yet the characters use modernized,automaticw eapons. So not only is the film dumb enough to transport these weapons to its antiquated setting,but it cant think of a way to kill its witches without cheating and resorting to guns. Thep romise of brainless violence is one of the films selling points,and the guns rob us of some creative1 8th-century methods. Also, I kept hoping to see someb ody impaled with a broken-off candy cane from the gingerbread house and itn ever happened. Most of the story takes p lace in a forest of unclear dimensions,so at any given time its impossible to tellw here the characters are in relation to each other. The special effects are terrible; t he witches arent scary and the action sequences make b latant use of bad CGI. The script is peppered with profanity that is maybe supposed to be funny but really just proves how desperatet he film is for a laugh. As for the actors,the film isnt going to do any favors for the careers of Gemma Arterton or Famke Janssen, but its Jeremy Renner who is going to suffer the mostb ecause of this mess. This time last year,he was a bankable action star hot off Mission Impossible:Ghost Protocol. He has sinceg one on to be the lamest Avenger,the face of the botched Bournereboot, and now has this blotch on his permanent record. I do believe that theres potential for a good R-rated Hansel and Gretelmovie. But instead of turning the main characters into adults who hunt witches,leavet hem as children who get lost. Theres plenty of room f or twisted,violent imagery in a straight-up adaptation of the Brothers Grimm tale.P lus you dont get all those embarrassing unintentional l aughs when a grown man and woman introduce themselves as Hansel and Gretel.T his response to the trailers gave me hope that I might be able to enjoy the film as a sort of comedy. It was a nice hope while it lasted, b ut it turns out that Hansel and Gretel:Witch Hunters isnt enjoyable on any level. Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is rated R for strongf antasy horror violence and g ore, brief sexuality/nudity and language. Its running time is 88 minutes. Contact Bob Garver at rrg251@nyu.edu. Hansel and Gretel is simply dreadful David Appleby/Courtesy Paramount Pictures/MCT Gemma Arterton (leftetel and Jeremy Renner plays Hansel in Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters from Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures. Movie Review Hansel & Gretel R ating: R R unning time: 88 minutes R eview: (of 5 Freeborn, makeup artist behind Yoda, dies at 98 Stuart Freeborn, 98, was the legendary makeup artist behind Star Wars Yoda and Chewbacca. He died Tuesday in London.


C M Y K LIVING 12B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, February 8, 2013 ometimes,history forgets. Sometimes,the big names everyone knows crowd out the smaller ones fewer people recall. Sometimes,when it is time to apportion honor and assign recognition,men and women who ought to be singled out are not. And so,those who inspired the dreams,fanned the flames and stood in the thick of revolutionary change can find themselves left out of the books,short-changed in the reminiscences. In this annual season of black historys celebration,much will be said,and deservedly so,about giants such as Martin Luther King Jr., Malcolm X,Frederick Douglass and W.E.B. DuBois. But here,in 10 fields of American endeavor,are 10 other names,lesser-known women and men whose contributions and heroism we should remember,always. Leonard Pitts Jr.,The Miami Herald THE POLITICIANP.B.S.Pinchback,1837-1921Pinckney Benton Stewart Pinchback was the free-born son of a white planter and a woman the planter owned and later freed. In 1862,he was assigned the duty of recruiting African-American volunteers for the Union Army forces,but resigned his captains commission in protest of the discriminatory treatment of his men. During Reconstruction,he was a leader in the founding of the Louisiana Republican Party and was elected president pro tempore of the state Senate in 1871. Pinchback became lieutenant governor when the incumbent died. Then,the governor was suspended during impeachment proceedings,and Pinchback succeeded him,too, serving as acting governor of Louisiana from December 1872 to January 1873. He was the first African-American governor in history and,until L. Douglas Wilder became chief executive of Virginia in 1989, the only one. THE ENTREPRENEURMadame C.J.Walker,1867-1919She was born Sarah Breedlove,daughter of a poor farm couple who died while she was still a little girl. She was married at 14; when her husband died,she supported herself as a washerwoman. In 1905,Walker p erfected a formula for straightening the hair of black women; it was the beginning of a cosmetics empire that,by the time of h er death would make her a millionaire one of the first black Americans to achieve that status,if not the first. Walker denied herself no luxury her mansion at Irvington-on-Hudson,N.Y.,is said to have been a regal showplace. But the hair-care magnate was also a generous contributor to good causes; she funded scholarships and gave to the indigent and the needy. THE ACTIVISTA .Philip Randolph,1889-1979His courtly,Sphinx-like demeanor belied the soul of a fighter. Randolph,a leader of the New Negromovement of the early 20th century,was tapped by black railroad workers to lead their fledgling union,the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car P orters,in 1925. It would take years for the union to even get the Pullman Co. to recognize them,years more before an agreement was hammered out,but when it was over,Randolph and his union had won workplace concessions once unthinkable for black employees. In later years, Randolph was instrumental in pushing P resident Franklin Roosevelt to do away with segregation in the defense industry. He was also an organizer of the 1963 March on Washington. THE SINGERM amie Smith,1883-1946Bessie Smith was better known,but Mamie got there first. Her hit,Crazy Blues,recorded in 1920,was the first blues vocal ever recorded and also the first recording by an African-American woman. Despite that distinction,Smith did not think of herself primarily as a blues singer she was a vaudevillian who sang many different styles. The Cincinnati-born vocalist spent the s and s barnstorming across the United States with her Jazz H ounds,a band that included such luminaries as James BubberMiley and Willie The LionSmith. THE JOURNALISTJ ohn Russwurm,1799-1851Although he was technically born a slave in Jamaica,Russwurm enjoyed many privileges of freedom because his father was a white American bachelor. His father, also named John Russwurm,provided a quality education for his son at Bowdoin College in Maine (he graduated in 1826, the third African-American to graduate from an American college). When the elder Russwurm relocated to Massachusetts,he took the boy with him. In 1827,this child o f privilege took up the plight of the American slave. With his partner,SamuelC ornish,he founded Freedoms Journal, the first black newspaper published in the United States. The papers then-controversial credo:Complete freedom and equality for African slaves. As the editors put it in their first editorial,it was time for black people to plead our own cause. THE FILMMAKEROscar Micheaux,1884-1951Oscar Micheaux came of age during the days when filmmakers routinely ignored African-Americans or confined them to subservient,demeaning roles. This was, paradoxically,the key to his success. During the s and s,Micheaux wrote, directed and produced about 30 films keyed to black audiences. Micheaux operated on a budget of next to nothing,raising money directly from his audiences. Thus, there was no such thing as Take twin a Micheaux movie not even when an actor blew his lines. Not surprisingly,the movies were usually awful. Also not surprisingly,an audience starving to see itself reflected on screen flocked to his films. Micheaux,a consummate promoter,would travel from town to town,screening his current movie while raising funds for the next. THE SOLDIERHenry Johnson,1897*-1929Early on the morning of May 14,1918, Henry Johnson and Needham Roberts were standing sentry on a bridge near the Aisne River in France when,without warning, they were attacked by a force of 32 Germans. Cut off from their regimental headquarters and armed only with pistols, knives and a few hand grenades,the two black soldiers somehow stood off the much larger force,pressing the fight even though Johnson was wounded three times and Roberts twice. At one point,the Germans rushed the pair and took Roberts prisoner. By now reduced to using only a bolo knife and the butt of his empty pistol,Johnson nevertheless charged the Germans. He managed to wound as many as 10 of them and to kill at least four more. The startled Germans dropped their prisoner and ran. Johnson and Roberts were both awarded Frances highest military honor,the Croix de Guerre.*Approximate year of birth THE FIGHTERJack Johnson,1878-1946Before there was Muhammad Ali,Joe Louis or Jackie Robinson,there was John Arthur Johnson,a boxer who became historys first black heavyweight champion in 1908 with a victory over Tommy Burns. Johnson spent 15 rounds whipping Burns, carrying on a running dialogue with him as he did so. Finally police stopped the bout. The victory was all the more impressive in light of the fact that Burnsmanager served as referee a concession Johnson had to make in order to get Burns to agree to the fight. Johnsons victory polarized the nation a state of tension made worse by the fact that he was a swaggering,boastful champion given to publicly romancing and marrying white women. Proponents of white supremacy seized upon former champion Jim Jeffries as their great white hopefor snatching the title back from this unruly black man. But the overweight Jeffries,who returned from retirement for the bout,was no match for Johnson,who toyed with him for 15 rounds before knocking him out. THE PREACHERAdam Clayton Powell Sr.,1865-1953He was the grandson of slaves,the father of a flamboyant namesake congressman and a towering figure in his own right. As a boy,Powell,a Virginia native,is said to have learned the alphabet in a day.A y ear later,he was reading from the Bible. A grandfather nudged Powell toward the ministry and he eventually served as pastor of churches in Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The pastorate that made him famous,however,was at Abyssinian Baptist Church in New York City. Under Powells leadership,Abyssinian practiced as ocial gospel that did not limit itself to the pulpit and pews; the church operated a facility for the aged,helped feed the poor, and agitated for racial and economic justice. By the mid-1930s,Abyssinian claimed 14,000 members,making it the largest Protestant congregation in the United States. THE EXPLORERMatthew Alexander Henson,1866-1955On the day in 1887 that he first met Robert Peary,Henson,though only about 21 years old,already had experience as a s tevedore,seaman,bellhop and coachman. Peary thought Henson might make a valuable valet on Pearys attempt to become the first man to reach the North Pole. But Peary soon discovered that Hensons abilities and experiences made him even more valuable as a colleague. As Peary once put it, couldnt get along without him.The men mounted seven expeditions to the Arctic, i ncluding the last,in 1908 and 1909,when t hey finally stood together at the top of the world,the first explorers to do so. PHOTO CREDITS:PHOTOS OF P.B.S.PINCHBACK AND ADAM CLAYTON POWELL SR.COURTESY OF THE OHIO HISTORICAL SOCIETY;A.PHILIP RANDOLPH COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES;MADAME C.J.WALKER COURTESY OF THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE;PHOTO OF OSCAR MICHEAUX COUTESY OF SOUTH DAKOTA STATE ARCHIVES;JOHN RUSSWURM COURTESY OF BOWDOIN COLLEGE;JACK JOHNSON COURTESY OF MIKE DELISA;HENRY JOHNSON COURTESY OF THE HENRY JOHNSON MEMORIAL; PHOTO OF MAMIE SMITH COURTESY OF FRANK DRIGGS;MATTHEW ALEXANDER HENSON COURTESY OF THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES