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C M Y K NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 18 | 75 cents www.newssun .com H ighLow 78 59C omplete Forecast PAGE 14A Sunny to partly cloudy and nice F orecast Question: Is a code of conduct a good idea for elected officlas? Online O bituaries Harry Hall Age 89, of Tipton, W.Va. Jack Perrin of Sebring Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com 099099401007 Arts & Entertainment5B Business8A Classifieds9A Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle13B Dear Abby13B Editorial & Opinion4A Horoscopes13B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times13B News from the Watershed9B Pause and Consider13B Sports On TV2B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 00027289 Next question: Will you miss having mail delivered on Saturday? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Yes 96% No 4% Total votes: 118 By SAMANTHA GHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING In its first night back after a brief hiatus,the beloved local singing contest, Heartland Idol,gave audience members just a small taste of what theve been missing. In its new home at the Highlands County YMCA, Heartland Idol drew close to 250 attendees on its first night of the season Thursday.The qualifying round for the junior and teen divisions was jampacked with talent and provided plenty of entertainment for guests. The junior qualifiers included 11 singers each who took the stage to sing their rendition of their chosen song. The junior division was open for contestants ages 12 and younger. A spectrum of songs were thrown out at the crowd including an s pop hit,a classic show tune and of course the most popular soul-singer on the air waves today,Adele. Their voices,though not as strong as their teen counterparts,were enough to grab the attention of the six-judge panel who tallied up their scores quickly and chose the top six semi-finalist:Shelby Stoner,10, Zolfo Springs; Ashdon Dennison,7,Avon Park; Mariah Finney,12,AP; Abigail Smith, 12,Sebring; Kalie Christian, 12,Sebring; and Hailey McDonough,7,Sebring. Those that passed on to the next round were thrilled to have made it to the semi-finals and were given words of encouragement from a few of the judges. ou did a lot of things right. I like that you have stage presence. Youve set the bar and youve won my ear. I like you, long-time judge Larry Moore said of semi-finalist Ashdon Dennison. Semi-finalist Abigail Smith entertained judges with her s outfit and her rendition of the Idol contestants wow judges By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c firstname.lastname@example.orgS EBRING Monday and Tuesday the cream of the cream o f the canine universe gather together for the world class beauty pageant known as the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.The WKC describes itselfa s the Superbowl and Academy Awards,but even greater,on its website. Twelve states have joined the union since the club was founded it says. According to the WKC,35 breeds and 1,200 entries took part in the firsts how,held in 1877. About 3,200 entries,competing in 162 breeds a nd varieties,are expected to compete in 2013,including the introduction of two new breeds. There is only one Westminster,and in its long andp restigious experience just about every superlative imaginable has been used to describe the club, (which of the pure bred dog,the clubs ays. The Highlands County Animal Shelter doesnt have the WKCs pedigree,its influence or its money.There are no bright lights or red carpeting. No one wears a tuxedo or long gown. What the shelter does have is as great a variety of breeds,halfbreeds,and wonderfully odd-ball mixes,as any dog show in existence. The shelter is democratic, not elitist. It takes in any stray, no matter how dubious its family lineage. The director of the countys Animal Control department Darryl Scott said,So many different dogs pass through here, Beauties that outshine pampered show dogs N ews-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEYOK,so this hound hasnt mastered posing with county Animal Shelter c aretaker Aubre McAnally just yet. But,what she lacks in the finer points of presentation she makes up for with effort. S pecial to the News-SunT ALLAHASSEE Highlands County Sheriff Susan Benton,president of the Florida S heriffs Association,has been appointed to the National SheriffsAssociation Board of Directors. Benton was one of three sheriffs sworn in during the NSA winter conference board meeting on Feb. 2 in Washington,DC. S he joins Beckham County,Okla. Sheriff Scott Jay and Brazos County,Texas Sheriff Christopher Kirk as the newest members of the NSA board. e are extremely proud to have Sheriff Benton represent Floridas Sheriffs at the nationall evel,said FSA Executive Director Steve Casey. The N ational Sheriffs Association is a highly respected organization which elevates issues of public safety to Congress and nationalf orums. We are honored that Florida will continue to have a voice at the national level. Benton brings with her nearly 40 years of experience,eight serving as Highlands County sheriff. Part of her extensive experi-e nce comes from advanced and specialized training in courses from the National Sheriffs Institute and the F.B.Is Enforcement Executive Development Training program. She has a highly successful tenure as a leader and has earned multiple honors and awards. Benton has served as chair for the FSA Board of Directors in addition to holding the positions of treasurer,secretary,vice president and is currently serving a one-year term as FSA president. Benton appointed to national board See ALL,page 3A Benton District titleR ed Devils top D eSoto for honor SPORTS, 1BJunior MissT eens compete for c ounty title INSIDE, 3A A test of loveT est your knowledge of V alentines Day LIVING, 14B News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Sareena Stoners soulful, simple voice wowed judges Thursday evening during the opening night of the 2013 Heartland Idol competition. Stoner breezed through the acapella qualifying round with her rendition of an Adele hit advancing her to this weeks semi-finals. Continued on page 6A B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comSEBRING Sun N Lake s upervisors voted unanimously to disband the fire department as it is currentlyo rganized and negotiate with the West Sebring Volunteer F ire Department to take over emergency services for the district. D uring the meeting Friday morning,Administrator M ichael Wright said money was a primary worry,as was c oncern that the current department were all part time. This means he said at wo-man team is on duty for an eight-hour day shift,but for the remaining 16 hours,t he community already relied on West Sebring. W right said the dilemma was in choosing the best long-term solution for Sun NL aks future emergency issues. O n the one hand,the district did not have the experie nced manpower to create a purely volunteer fire department,Wright said. The cur-r ent force of 14 paid firefighters mostly work full time for other fire depart-m ents and receive advanced training from them. This s aves the district considerable money.Training volunteers and maintaining stan-d ards would be expensive. Wright said during the m eeting Avon Park City Manager Julian Deleon told h im it costs about $1 million annually to run a full-time fire department,and thatw ould be without any pension costs. There is another option, W right told the supervisors. Talks with Florida Hospital H eartland Division led the hospital to offer land (to which the hospital wouldr etain title) so that a larger emergency complex could be b uilt on Sun N Lake Boulevard east of the first t raffic circle. Eventually,the center would contain county Emergency MedicalS ervices,some kind of firefighter presence and a Highlands County SheriffsO ffice sub-station. The idea,Wright said,and t he supervisors agreed,was to build the new complex with an eye to accommodat-i ng the future,growing into it over time. Hot discussion about firefighters in Sun N Lake See DECISION,page 5A
C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 00026403 K AYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; social security, above lotto; 00027048 KAYLOR & KAYLOR; 5.542"; 1.5"; Black; nursing, below lotto; 00027051 Feb. 6 52829404851x:4Next jackpot $15 millionFeb. 2 1231404652x:4 Jan. 30 7910424549x:3 Feb. 8 910121436 Feb. 7 1926293132 Feb. 6 810152033 Feb. 5 16101532 Feb. 8 (n 8588 Feb. 8 (d 5841 Feb. 7 (n 0955 Feb. 7 (d 2672 Feb. 8 (n) 605 Feb. 8 (d 843 Feb. 7 (n) 280 Feb. 7 (d 936 FEb. 8 315172917 Feb. 5 1119253715 Feb. 1 415264021 Jan. 29 314223917 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 Royce to discuss with homeownersSEBRING The Highlands County Homeowners Association will hold its monthly meeting at 9 a.m. Monday at 3240 Grand Prix Drive. The speakers will be Ray Royce,who will give vital information on the citrus industry in Highlands County.Kyle Greene,head of the Highlands County Road and Bridges Department,will give an update for2013.Questions will be answered by both speakers. The public is welcome. Call 633-8094 for questions.Highlands Park meets with ElwellLAKE PLACID Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwell, District 2 representative,will speak at the February meeting of Highlands Park Estates Association at 2 p.m. today. Plans are being made to remodel and enlarge the clubhouse to accommodate dinners there. Take part in the decision making. Sign up to provide goodies and help for the sausage roast on Sunday,March 10. Everyone in the community is invited. The clubhouse is in the Beachpark at the east end of Nichele,which becomes Deerglen,on Lake Istokpoga.Womans Club general meeting setSEBRING The monthly general meeting will be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday.The Conservation Committee is host. The guest speaker is Bill Wrede of Wredes Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. Members are reminded to wear red in honor of Heart Health Awareness Month. Safe House donation this month is twin bed sheets; donation for Heartland Food Reservoir is appreciated.Queens have lunch MondaySEBRING Queens of Abundance will lunch at Dots Restaurant at 11:30 a.m. Monday. Lunch tickets for South Central Florida Green Fling will be on sale at the luncheon. Price is $10.95,payable by Friday,March 1. The event will be Tuesday, March 12. Call 465-0161.DSAC meets MondaySEBRING The Highlands County District School Advisory Council will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. Monday in the Garland Boggus Board Room at the School Board of Highlands County,426 School St. The agenda topic for this meeting is the 21st,District Parent Involvement Plan,Food Allergies and STEM (Science,Technology, Engineering and Math).Parkinsons support group meetsSEBRING The Parkinsons disease support group for the Highlands County area will meet at 10 a.m. Monday at First Baptist Church of Sebring. The program will be Maggie Bobe,physical therapist at Florida Hospital Therapy Center. All persons with Parkinsons disease and their families are welcomed to attend. There is no charge. COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 5A Special to the News-SunS EBRING Tickets are available for the Seventh Annual Highlands County Military Ball,sponsored by the Veterans Councilo f Highlands County,to be held Saturday,Feb. 23 at the Island View Restaurant in Sun N Lake.. R ick Ingler,president of the Veterans Council of Highlands County,r eports the recommended dress for the event will be formal/mess dress,ors emi-formal/unit dress. If the veteran or military p ersonnel wear the mess dress uniform,their date for the evening should bei n formal attire. Should the veteran choose to w ear the veteran organization unit attire,their date can choose to dress formal or semi-formal. The evening events s tart with a 5 p.m. social hour,followed by an o pening ceremony and buffet banquet at 6 p.m. The Regimental Mess willf ollow,along with recognition of the veterans o rganizations in the county.The Veteran of the Year,Non-Veteran of the Y ear,and Veteran Unit of the Year will be announced during the ceremony. Activities during the M ilitary Ball include dancing,door prizes,and a 25/25/50 raffle,and silent auction. Closing ceremonies will begin at1 1 p.m. The band for the evening is Groovus, p laying hits from the s,s,and s. T he menu for the Ball includes slow-cooked prime rib,cornish game hen,or vegetarian lasagna,along the tradi-t ional sides,coffee or tea, and a cash bar. Dessert will be provided with the military cake cutting ceremony. T icket price to the bash is $35 per person. For more information,contact Ingler at 273-5182,or the Veteran Services Office at 402-6623. Tickets are available at many of the veteran organizations. Military Ball plans i n full swing N ews-Sun staff reportsARCADIA An Avon P ark man was seriously injured early Saturday morning in a a motorcyclea ccident in Arcadia. According to Florida H ighway Patrol reports, Andrew Dewayne Louis, 20,was driving his 2008K awasaki Ninja southbound on Oak Wood Avenue at around 12:38 a .m. Saturday. For unknown reasons,the m otorcycle traveled onto the west shoulder of the r oad,causing Louis to lose control of the bike and coll ide with a ditch. Reports indicate that the bike came to a rest on itsl eft side on the roadway shoulder. L ouis,who was reportedly not wearing a helmet at the time of the crash,iss aid to have suffered facial injuries and was airlifted to Lee County Memorial H ospital,according to FHP. Charges are pending furt her investigation. 1 seriously injured in motorcyle crash Special to the News-SunSEBRING On Wednesday,Highlands County Superintendent of Schools Wally Cox,schoolb oard member Donna Howerton,school principals and key staff met with Sheriff Susan Benton and her law enforcement team along withm embers of the Sebring Police Department to discuss school security issues. Particularly,the sheriff wanted to discuss the ActiveS hooter General Order of the sheriffs office and what the schools could expect from law enforcement should one of the schools get into an active shooter situation. A ccording to public information officers Nell Hayes, t here was thorough discussion among the participants l eading to many questions asked and answered. Leaders vowed to address what improvements to school safety can be achieved and toc oordinate procedures among all schools that will be needed should such an emergency arise. Captain Tim Lethbridge p resented a history lesson of sorts on school shootings, outlining emergency response procedures over time up to the current actives hooter response plans that are currently in place. Sheriff Benton offered the services of her members to help evaluate each campus to assist in creating such plans. F urther,relative to Crime Prevention Through E nvironmental Design (CPTEDformal site evaluations were offered that take i nto consideration proper design and effective use of the environment to lead to a r eduction in crime as well as traditional crime prevention t ools such as fencing and locks. Additional meetings will be held as plans progress. Cox said,d like to thank S heriff Benton for spearheading this collaborative process. Its obvious that the primary concern of the sheriffs office is the same as thato f the School Board; the safety of our students and staff. We will schedule a meeting with the sheriffs core staff to plan for individ-u al school site surveys. Benton said that our get together was extremely valuable; everyone was engaged and willing to put in the time necessary to ensure that wea re all prepared to protect our kids should we be faced with s uch a serious event. S chool officials meet with sheriff to evaluate security C ourtesy photo Highlands County School Superintendent Wally Cox makes a point at the security meeting. A ssociated PressSTARKE Florida has h osted a five-day national hurricane exercise to test the ability of state,local, federal and private emergency responders to com-m unicate with each other. Operation Radar II ended Friday at the Florida National Guards Camp Blanding Joint TrainingC enter near Starke in north Florida. About 500 participants from across the nation were on hand. The exercise scenario was a double dose o f hurricanes within 10 days one striking F loridas east coast and the other the Gulf Coast. The exercise focused on communications among local,regional,state,fed-e ral and private operations. Gaps in communications systems and networks were evaluated. Also,field communications werea ddressed and determinations made on where to focus future efforts. A similar exercise, Operation Radar I,was held in 2010. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS T he 29th Annual Roaring s Arts & Crafts Festival is well attended Saturday morning at t he Circle in downtown Sebring. The event featured more than 100 food and craft vendors. Roaring s roll into town Florida hosts excercise for emergency officials
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 10, 2013Page 3A CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; p rocess, ad #6; 00027480 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 9.347"; 12.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars; 00027498 weve seen probably every type dog there is. Of course,he quickly added,that doesnt mean weh ave every type dog every day,but weve seen Great Danes,huskies,poodles, shepherds,bull dogs,every kind of hound,Chihuahuas and Yorkshire terriers. The WKC speaks about a breeds elegance,grace and dignity; Scott and his staff talk about individual dogs and finding them homes. The most important qualities a dog possesses dont have as much to do with sleek bodies or glossy ears,Scott said,as they do with loyalty and willingness to please. Attracted to fluffy lap dogs? Big athletic runners? Or sturdy,even-tempered dogs who dont mind children pulling their ears? Wve got them,Scott said, or will before long. Mixes,he said,often contain the best qualities of several breeds. It isnt difficult to adopt, he added. Come on out. If theres a dog you want,fill out the forms and tell us which veterinarian to take the dog to (to be spayed or neutered),then you go on home. You pick up the animal at the veterinarian. By state law,every dog or cat released from the pound has to be spayed or neutered. They also get de-wormed and vaccinated. They are not released from the pound. The fee for adoption includes the medical costs. A female dog is $85,a male $75. Cat fees are $70 for females,$55 for males. As of Friday there were 60 dogs,50 cats,one rabbit anda chicken looking for homes or a dedicated FFA or 4-H student. Call 655-6475 for more information. C ontinued from page 1A All kinds come through shelter N ews-Sun photo by C HRISTOPHER TUFFLEY T his full-blooded Leopard H ound may not have been to finishing school, but shes intelligent, lively and looking for a good home. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Kiersten Waldron is crowned Jr. Miss Highlands County on Friday evening by 2012 Jr. Miss Phoebe Phypers in the convention center at Firemens Field in Sebring. There were 17 girls competing for the title. N ews-Sun photo by K ATARA SIMMONS J r. Miss Highlands County fourth runner-up Sydney Bennett (from left); first runner-up Jerrianne Carlton; Jr. Miss 2013 Kiersten Waldron; third runner-up T iffany Crosson; s econd runner-up Jessica Belcher. Jr. Miss Highlands crowned Associated PressMONTGOMERY,Ala. Authorities say a man who was arrested after 16 years as a fugitive for allegedly shooting his estranged wife while shew as holding their 18month-old boy is the father of University of Alabama football signee Reuben Foster. D anny Foster,41,was captured Friday in Miami, said U.S. Marshals spokesman Scott Sides. Authorities say Danny F oster was originally arrested in Randolph County,Ala.,after thes hooting,which the woman survived. A young Reuben was wounded in the back. D anny Foster was indicted by a grand jury in 1996 b ut fled the state before being arrested in California,authorities said. Sides said he was extraditedt o Randolph County but escaped from jail in December 1996. The suspect took on a new identity in Miami andw ill again be extradited to Randolph County,Sides said Reuben Foster who attends Auburn HighS chool in Auburn,Ala., signed with the University of Alabama this past week. Foster could not immediately be reached for com-m ent. ears pooring!!!said a post on Fosters Twittera ccount Friday night. His mother,Inita Berry Paige,told AL.com that sheh ad mixed emotions about Danny Fosters arrest. I was relieved and sad all at the (same A ssociated PressM ARATHON Deputies in the Florida Keys say a social media application is responsible for several disturbances at a high school. T he Monroe County Sheriffs Office says students at Marathon High School have been using an application called Whisperthata llows them to post anonymous comments about one another. The program is designed to provide students an outlet to express their feelings withoutb eing judged. In Marathon,deputies say t wo girls got into a fight and two boys into a separate confrontation over negative postso n the application. No arrests were made but administrative s anctions were issued. Deputies: S ocial media posts cause school fight Arrested fugitive is Alabama f ootball signees father
C M Y K Catherine Smith,a graduate student r esident at the Lawrence C. Mill Museum of the Glades,delivered the presentation. She said one of the chal-l enges in learning about the culture and its history is that no written record was left behind. Historians and social scient ists are piecing together the story by using excavated artifacts from burial and h abitation mounds. Archeology,Smith said,is the only way to learn about these early societies. Bobbie C. Billie,the spiritual leader of the Council of the OriginalM iccosukee Simanolee Nation Aboriginal peoples,on the other hand, demanded archeologists stop work. We are responsible for our own culture,he said. There are two major issues regarding archeological excavations:Currenta rcheological methodology is such that an historical site has to be taken apart in o rder to find the story-telling details. Even more sensitive is that many sites are sacred places themselves,or places where human bodies are consecrated. Billie spoke for those who do not wantt heir ancestors disturbed,their artifacts stolen,or their history written by outsiders,he said. We have to admit archeology has a checkered past. M ost people know about the selftaught amateur archeologists from Europe in the 18th and 19th centuries. Men like Howard Carter,who discovered Tutankhamuns tomb,hunted treasure in the name of science,and kept what they found. Thomas Bruce,the 7th Earl of Elgin, is another famous example. He smuggled significant Greek sculpture to England, including friezes removed from the Parthenon in Athens. A few years later h e sold the collection to the British Museum. To this day,the Elgin Marbles remain highly controversial. Greece stillw ants them back. At the same time,the study of early human history is important. Besides b eing a part of Highlands Countys past, the Belle Glades Culture has a lot to t each modern day man about the creative use of resources and living in balance with the natural habitat. There have been improvements in the field,and in how scientists work closerw ith local inhabitants. Congress passed the NativeAmerican Graves Protection and Repatriation Act in 1990,for example,giving native Americans the authority to make decisions about historical sites that involve them,and the United Nations has recog-n ized the need for indigenous peoples to have a right to protect their heritage. T his may seem like a rarefied discussion,but it affects Highlands County. A site in Lake Placid,known as the Blueberry Patch,is being excavated and explored. It is thought it might haveb een a sizable Belle Gades Culture settlement at one time. This means the push and pull between scientific exploration or leaving the dead in peace may affect us here. B oth sides have powerful arguments. We feel,however,we cant walk away from learning. The best way to increase respect for a people is teach others about its contributions and successes. We hope the excavation of the Blueberry Patch continues. We also hope the feelings and beliefs of descendants of the Belle Glade Culture are taken seriously and made a part of the process. Page 4AN ews-SunS unday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.comTO DAYSED ITORIALTODAYSLETTERS Asignifiant different of opinion emerged during the question and answer period following a presentation sponsored recently by the Lake Placid Historical Society. It was about the indigenous people who lived in the area and around Lake Okeechobee roughly between 500 BC and 1500 AD. The people are known collectively as the Belle Glades Culture. EDITORIAL& OPINION On Feb. 5,Sebrings city council approved a project designed to promote fitness, encourage development in thed owntown district and throughout the city,and increase economic growth. The project known as Sebring Trails,Trailheads andB lueways received a unanimous vote. Sebring Trails,Trailheads, a nd Blueways will connect bike trails throughout the city and widen the path of existingt rials to 8 feet. Trailheads at the Sebring Civic Center, V eterans Beach,and other designated locations will provide bike racks,water foun-t ains,benches,and restrooms. Trailheads will provide a s hady rest area for bikers and encourage longer bike rides throughout the city. Two blueways,or canoe routes,will also be provided on LakeJ ackson. Why is Sebring pursuing s uch an ambitious trail project? The council discovered that cities that invested inb ike facilities received economic rewards for their e xpenditures. For example,in North Carolinas Northern Outer Banks,the annual econ omic impact of cyclists was $60 million in 2004. Bicyclists promote economic growth because they typically have a large disposablei ncome. When bicyclists were surveyed regarding their income,almost half reported earning more than $100,000 a year. Providing bike paths too ur downtown area and restaurants will encourage b icyclists to make purchases from our local businesses andf uel our local economy. The trail system will add additional recreational opportunities for the large influx of winter visitors seeking aw armer climate. It will also encourage fitness among Sebring residents. Healthy lifestyles and physical activity promote healthy bodyw eights. Exercise such as biking decreases the likelihood of diabetes,high blood pressure,and heart disease. The benefits,including economic growth and a healthier Sebring,are obvious,but how much will this project cost taxpayers? According to the councils proposal,funding will come primarily through grants,private partnerships with nonprofit organizations and local businesses,and donations. The project will be completed over a span of several years as funding becomes available. According to the report,new city taxes or bonding are not recommended to be used but may be used to fund trail improvements only upon approval by the city council.The city councils conservative record regarding spending seems to affirm the statement made in the proposal. Soon Sebring residents and visitors will be able to bike around beautiful Lake Jackson,head downtown to shop and eat,and then peddle their way to the local library on the new Sebring Trails, Trailheads,and Blueways. Merchants,residents,and visitors will be able to enjoy the benefits of the new plan, including a slimmer waist, recreation,and fatter wallets. Relying on grants,donations, and partnerships with nonprofits and businesses will make the project even more appealing. City council members hope to add to the fun without adding fees for local residents. Melissa Main is a Sebring resident. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer. Thinner Sebring residents, fatter merchant wallets Guest column Melissa Main This week I want to talk about two big changes coming down the pike.These don ot include a change Im hoping for,which is that I quit trying to cough up one of my lungs like Ive been doing for the past week.No,t hese changes affect more than just your humble columnist.They will impact all of us to a greater or lesser extent. T he first one comes from the Postal Service. For years weve enjoyed six days a week of mail deliveries in this country.Wve also endured hearing how theP ostal Service is constantly losing money for various r easons. Surprisingly,even though they are a government pro-g ram,theve decided that losing money is a Bad T hing,and are trying to take steps to slow the loss down.One major way there going to do this is by no longer delivering mail onS aturdays,beginning on Aug. 1. Packages and priorit y mail would still come on Saturdays,but first class mail would languish wherev-e r it waits to be delivered until Monday. T here is a wrinkle to this, however.In the past,the Postal Service claimed thatC ongress had to change a law to stop Saturday delivery. Congress has made no m ove to do so,yet the Postal Service is going ahead with i ts plans.The argument between these two groups might be entertaining to watch if there is one. I can understand the Post Services reasoning here. They would undoubtedlys ave money by cancelling out one days worth of deliveries.It would mean one less day of getting junk mail. But there are things I like g etting in the mail.Cards, checks,interesting things to read.No Saturday delivery means such things will be delayed as well.It will also mean that things I mail out,s uch as manuscripts,will be delayed by a day. T rue,I dont use the US Postal Service as much as I used to.Thats probably oneo f the reasons there having financial problems.But I use i t enough that I will miss Saturday deliveries when they cease. The other change coming about has to do with thatv enerable game Monopoly.Everyone reading t his column has probably played Monopoly at least once in their life.Whichm eans you might remember the tokens we used to move a round the board; the iron, the dog,the wheelbarrow, the shoe,the car,the battle-s hip,the thimble,and the top hat. Well Hasbro Inc.,the c ompany that owns the game,decided to make a c hange.They threw it open to the fans and gave them a choice:ditch the iron, wheelbarrow,or shoe token and replace it with one off ive alternate choices. Voting took place on Facebook and closed this past Tuesday at midnight.If you were a fan of the iron, you will be sad to hear that it was voted off the board.I n its place?A cat,no doubt doomed to be chased around t he board by the dog token. I for one will not miss the iron as a token.As a person who is challenged when it comes to housekeeping,i roning does not rank high on my list of Things I Enjoy Doing.So I really dont need to be reminded of it in a game. H ope youre ready for these upcoming changes.d go on about them,but Im still busy trying to cough up that lung.Lets hope an end to this virus is a change that comes soon. Changes Educated public needed to protect countryEditor: The past few years there have been numerous stories about DNA information that have cleared suspects and have caused many criminals to be convicted. Todays science shows the DNA for each human is determined at the conception of each person. The general public is not very much aware and are uninformed about information about science and law. We need an educated and aware public to protect our country. These apathetic views appear to be caused by our addiction to entertainment and the bent on following the details of the stories of celebrities. All the reality on TV shows do not educate very much. These are surely not good for our country. How many of the general public following the rulings both courts and the Supreme Court? Today,looking at Civil War history and the life of Lincoln,it is time to look at two Supreme Court decisions. The first,the Dred Scott decision that ruled a slave was not a person. Now the Roe v. Wade decision (40 years old appears to say that a person (an unborn baby) is not a human. The Roe v.Wade decision ruled that a human before birth is not to be considered human if the baby is living before the third quarter after conception. Todays courts should keep in mind that all humans have our own unique DNA starting at conception. Most people believe that humans start at conception. In fact,a heartbeat is detected at 19 days. Persons believing that humans exist at conception expressed their view by more than 500,000 pro-life demonstrators in Washington,D.C. Most of the media did not cover this huge demonstration. Why? Mac McCauley SebringGetting past itEditor: Examining our difficulties with Iran today,it seems useful to examine two other countries where we have had difficulties in the past, Vietnam and Cuba. In Vietnam,we have normalized our past war relationship to a level that permits American citizens to visit as tourists and a growing economic relationship. This despite a war that cost Americans over 58,000 lives and several million Vietnamese. By contrast we still maintain a hostility toward Cuba,based largely on the belligerence of a small minority of former Cubans,largely resident in south Floridawho have developed a political footprint significant enough to dominate our foreign policy and elect several persons of Cuban descent who place old hostilities ahead of our more important interests and better angels. Truly a tail wagging the dogsituation. In Iran,the ancient grievances on the Iranian side are largely based on our role in ousting the democratically elected government of Mossadeghin 1953,his subsequent assassination,and supporting the military takeover which installed Pahlavi as Shah,whose regime brutalized the Iranian people. Eventually the Iranians rebelled against the Shah despite his continued support by the U.S. and other western governments. On the U.S. side,we still cultivate our outrage over the takeover of our embassy in 1979 and the subsequent anti-western theocracy established by Khomeini,who filled the void created by the Shahs departure. Currently,some low level talks signal a beginning; perhaps some reason for hope. It seems obvious that some effort to get past old grievances and look for the potential for establishing mutually beneficial relationships is a necessary first step. Reaching out to Cuba,and rejecting the cultivation of old grievances as the Miami refugee community insists on pursuing,should be fairly easy. Unlike Vietnam we did not lose 58,000 American lives there. Our embarrassment is largely tied to the Bay of Pigs fiasco in 1961 and the subsequent missile crisis in 1962 which involved both Cuba and the Soviet Union. We now have normalized our relationship with Russia,the successor state of the Soviet Union,yet still treat Cuba as an enemy.We should get over it and recognized thatmost of the Cubans today were born many years after our political contratemps and are eager to normalize their relationship with the U.S.If we could,perhaps put aside our former offenses and lookto current opportunities for mutual accords,we just might be able to reduce the world tensions which currently drive our foreign affairs. Randy Ludacer Lake Placid 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONP ublisher/Executive Editor E xt. firstname.lastname@example.org DAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. email@example.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. firstname.lastname@example.orgMITCH COLLINSExt. email@example.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. firstname.lastname@example.org Lauras Look Laura Ware Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by email at email@example.com. 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C M Y K C all 453-6589.Sebring Hills plans meetingS EBRING Sebring Hills Associations monthly meeting will be Monday at the clubhouse. Board members meet at 7 p.m. and allm embers meet at 7:30 p.m. Pay 2013 membership dues at that time; $15 single and $25 household.MARSP meets TuesdayAVON PARK The Michigan Association of Retired School Personnelw ill meet at 10:30 a.m Tuesday at the Avon Park L ibrary on Museum Street. The speaker will be Maxine Floyd on An up-close viewo f the changing racial climate of Avon Park from the 50s to today. Call 655-6825.Model Railroad Club meets TuesdaySEBRING The Sebring M odel Railroad Club meets at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of Christ,3800S ebring Parkway. Members run model railroads on their m odular layout. Call Curtis Petersen at 382-6967.Gem and Mineral Club meets TuesdayS EBRING The next meeting of the Highlands G em and Mineral Club will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the rear fellowship hall of the Church of Christ,3800 Sebring Parkway.The publici s welcome and there are no dues or fees. An interest in any aspect of lapidary is all you need. Jack Parsons is the speaker for this meeting. He will talk on Historical Geology. T he birthstone for February is the amethyst, w hich is found in shades of lavender to violet (a most prized color). Amethyst is one of the most common crystals in the quartz familya nd is found all over the world. Wearing amethyst is said to be a potent healer and brings comfort to all types of mental and physicali lls. If you have amethyst in any form,wear it or bring it to the meeting and share it with the members present. Items for sale may be from the clus materials and from anyone interested in parting with their excess materials. Call 453-7054.Free Quit Smoking programs offeredA program sponsored by t he Florida AHEC Network and the Florida Department of Health, TobaccoFreeFlorida.com is being offered for those whoa re ready quit smoking. A six-session program is being offered at no charge to enroll or for materials. Sessions will be weekly f rom 5-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Feb. 12 through March 12 at Florida Hospital HeartlandM edical Center,4200 Sun N Lake Blvd.,(upstairs conference room); or 12-1p .m. Wednesdays,Feb.13 through March 13 (same u pstairs conference room); from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays,Feb. 13t hrough March 13 at Lake Placid Seventh-day A dventist Church,Better Living Community Center, 24 E. Phoenix St.; or from 12-1 p.m. Tuesdays,Feb. 12 through March 12 at FloridaH ospital Wauchula Conference Room,533 W. C arlton St. in Wauchula. Call (877 Free carbon monoxide t esting; free nicotine patches for program participants w hile supplies last; free Quit Smoking Now Workbook and incentive items; free n icotine replacement; groups led by trained tobacco cessation specialists. These programs cover all forms of tobacco.Tickets on sale for Adelines showAVON PARK The H eart of Highland Show Chorus (affiliated with S weet Adelines International) presents Ont he Road Again,with special guest quartet,Live Out Loud,on Saturday,Feb. 16 at Union Congregational Church (Millennium sanctu-a ry),106 N. Butler Ave. Tickets are $12 (to purchase in advance,call 4521927.Dean speaks at Tea Party meetingSEBRING The Highlands Tea Party will meet Tuesday at Homers Restaurant,1000 Sebring Square. Buffet will be at 5 p.m.,followed by a meeting at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Bradlee Dean with Sons of Liberty,a nationally syndi-c ated radio talk show host and syndicated columnist for WorldNet Daily. He is also founder and executive director of You Can Run But YouC annot Hide International,a ministry reaching young adults on college and high school campuses.Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The Mens Auxiliary of V FW Post 9853 is hosting a day trip to Victory Casino Ship at Cape CanaveralM onday,Feb. 18 for Military Appreciation Day on ship. Cost is $40 per person;r eservation and payment due by Tuesday. Call 453-5560 o r 452-5647. The American Legion Post 69 will host karaoke byN aomi today; call for time. Legion Riders dinner will be f rom 4-6 p.m. Legion and Auxiliary meet at 7 p.m. Monday. Karaoke by BilDi from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday. Music by Patsy on Friday;c all for time. Call 453-4553. L AKE PLACID The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 HouseC ommittee meets at 2 p.m. today. Ladies Auxiliary G eneral meeting is at 10 a.m. Monday. Music by Mike King on Saturday; call f or time. Call 699-5444. The American Legion Post 25 Auxiliary will host a Valentine sit-down dinner at4 p.m. today. Must have $8 t icket. Steve and Peggy providing music from 5-8 p.m. Legion E-Board meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday.Auxiliary E-Board meets at 6:30 p.m.,L egion General and Auxiliary General meet at 7 p .m. for nominations of officers. L & L providing musicf rom 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, Franke E. from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday and karaoke by Gary from 6-9 p.m. Saturday.There will be ac ruise seminar at 11 a.m. Saturday. Call 465-0975. The Lake Placid Moose Lodge 2374 will host KJ Karaoke from 6-10 p.m.t oday. Moose Legion meets at 6 p.m. Monday. Karaoke by KJ from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday. Frank E. will provide music from 6-10 p.m. Thursday.Larry Musgrave will provide music from 6-10 p.m. Friday. RidersLunch Southern Renegade will be Saturday; call for time. Women of the Moose dinner; call for time. Call 465-0131. SEBRING Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 will have a three-day open house Tuesday throughT hursday.The public is welcome to participate on Tuesday in Wii Bowling in the bar from 2-4 p.m. and to come dressed for MardiG ras at 4:30 p.m. The cost is $6.50 for a Shrimp Creole dinner and dance to music by Buddy Canova. Wednesday there will be aV alentines Dance with chicken and fish sandwiches for $6.50 from 5-6:30 p.m.a nd dance to music by Frank E. from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Bar Poker will be from 2-4 p.m.T hursday and Texas Hold Em at 2 p.m. There will be m ember bingo from 2-4 p.m. Monday. Friday buffet with dancing to the music ofC hrissy on Friday.Volunteer appreciation spaghetti dinner o n Saturday. Call 471-3557. The Ladies Auxiliary at VFW Post 4300 will put ona sit down dinner at 5 p.m. Thursday.The dinner is byt icket for $7 a person and consists of swiss steak, m ashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable,salad and strawberry dessert. Guests willa lso be able to listen to or dance to the music of Gary O liver. Valentine raffle prizes will be drawn and a special ceremony held for t hose who wish to recommit to one another. Only 100 tickets are being sold. The Moose Riders of Sebring Moose Lodge 2259a re holding their monthly jam session beginning at 4:30 p.m. today. Listen and dance to the Moose Jam Band. T he Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 will host music by L arry Musgrave from 6-10 p.m. Wednesday. Women oft he Moose officers meet at 6 p.m. Thursday.House Committee Joint Officers and Loyal Order of the Moose business meeting at6 :30 p.m. General meeting at 8 p.m. Music by Loose Change Reunion from 6-10 p.m. Friday. Music by Big Freddie on Saturday; call fort ime. Call 655-3920. The Sebring Recreation Club will host Shuffleboard Scrambles at 1:15 p.m. Monday. County Shuffleboard Tournament at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Shuffleboard League is at 1:15 p.m. Wednesday. Mini Shuffleboard Tournament is at 1:15 p.m. Friday. Ice Cream Shuffleboard Tournament is at 1:15 p.m. Saturday. Call 385-2966. HARRY HALL Harry J. Hall, 89,of Tipton died at 8:54 a.m. on Thursday,Feb. 7, 2013 at IU Health Tipton Hospital. Harry was born on May 31,1923 in Brickmore, W.Va. to Harry Edward and Virdie (Gross lived in Morgantown,W.Va., Fairmount,W.Va., Parkersburg,W.Va.,and Charleston, W.Va. for 26 years. After retirement he lived in Sebring,Fla. for 18 years before moving to Tipton in 2006 to be closer to his family. On May 10,1946 he married Geraldine Gerri Hall and she survives. Harry was a corporal in the Unites States Army from 1943-1946. He fought in the Battle of the Bulge where he was captured by the Germans and spent five months as a prisoner of war in a slave labor camp before being liberated. His experience was included in a book of veteran memoirs,Out of the Mist by Mike Mullins. Harry retired in June of 1986 from Prudential Insurance Company as a sales and estate planning agent. He was a Certified Life Underwriter. Harry is survived by his wife,Gerri; a daughter, Nancy Bolds and husband David of Tipton; two grandchildren,Kelly Anne Horton of Fishers,and Sara Frances Pearce and husband Erik of Tipton; four great-grandchildren,Matthew and Zachary Horton,and Andrewand Eli Pearce; a brother,Larry Hall and wife Agnes of Strongsville,Ohio; a sister, Linda Shipley and husband David of Rivesville,W.Va.; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers and five sisters. A funeral service will be at 7 p.m. Monday,Feb. 11 at West Street Christian Church with Rev. Linda McKiernanAllen presiding. Burial will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday,Feb. 12 in Fairview Cemetery in Tipton with Military Honors. Visitation will be Monday from 4 p.m. until the time of service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to West Street Christian Church,132 N. West St.,Tipton,WV 46072. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. JACK J. PERRIN Jack J. Perrin, Colonel USA retired,died Jan. 16,2013 in Sebring,Fla. He was a native of Philadelphia,Pa. and former resident of Davie,Fla. He had resided in Sebring, Fla. the past 12 years. Colonel Perrin was a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia,Pa. and retired after 33 years of service. Among his many assignments were the 7th infantry division in Korea,and several tours at the Pentagon. Survivors include his wife, Dorothy; son,Steven; daughter,Valerie; and four grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at National Cemetery in Lake Worth,Fla. on Feb. 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. sharp with full military honors. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 10, 2013Page 5A AFFORDABLE CARE-C/O VALASSIS; 3.639"; 8"; Black; main, see great savings; 00026307 MARTIAL ARTS (pp care, rhp, top; 00027030 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 00027221 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 00027273 Hall OBITUARIES CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Continued from page 2A County commission approval is needed for thatk ind of change. Firefighters currently working at Sun N Lake expressed shock and dismay at the decision,whicht hey said was a surprise. There was no round table discussion,Lt. Craig Maranas said. We have a lot of ideas of how to savem oney. He added that the job was only part time. but losing the job would be a hardship for the firefighters who need it to make ends meet. H owever,Maranas emphasized,their financial l oss was not what worried him or his fellow firefighters about disbanding thed epartment. With two nursing homes, a n elementary school,a middle school,a hospital and many doctors offices in the area,as well as large areas of brush,and isolatedh ouses,Maranas said, response time is his biggest c oncern. ith a volunteer force, Maranas said,the fire-f ighters have to get to the station to get the truck b efore they can leave for the scene. That takes about five minutes,then therest he time it takes to get to the emergency.West Sebrings station is well to t he south on Hammock Road,he said. M aranas is just as concerned about losing the departments vast local store of knowledge. s not like we just s tarted yesterday,Maranas said. We dont just know where the golf courses are; we know the quickest way to every hole on the course. T his,said Maranas,is a part of the hidden equation. When firefighters are called out,he said,but their services are refused upona rrival,the call does not count in the response statistics. This makes it seem as if a station is not as busy as it is,he said. M aranas added,that doing away with the Sun N Lake department meant more work for the county, which would have to take over pre-fire inspectionsa nd other paperwork being done now. S hould an arrangement be worked out with West Sebring,Sun N Lake resi-d ents and property owners will be charged the count s $25 annual fire assessment towards the expense. The district currently charges a $32 annual fire assessment. T here was discussion among the supervisors as to w hether or not to do away with the districts assessment,when the countysa ssessment takes effect. Some supervisors want to e nd the districts assessment,others feel future expenses for public safety whether contributing toward building the new complex,or buying new e quipment means now is the proper time to save and p repare. The final closure of the Sun N Lake Fire Department will be decided after approval by countyc ommission and West Sebring VFD. Continued from page 1A D ecision to disband shocks SNLfirefighters In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096
C M Y K Page 6ANews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.com FLORIDA HOSPITAL HEARTLAND A/P; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main, cardiac technol; 00027036 SFCC-PERFORMING ARTS CENTER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main, artist srs p/u; 00027060 SFCC-PERFORMING ARTS CENTER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, m ain, matinee series; 00027061 classic hit Girls Just Want to Have Fun,but past Idol winner and guest judge Shannon Reed offered words of encouragement to the nervous singer. I know you have a bigger voice in there. You need to let that bigger voice out. Its bigger than what we saw here tonight,so go for it. Have fun and knock em dead,Reed said. Each of the semi-finalists will return next w eek to compete once again for an advancement to the finals round later this month. --The teen division qualifier came as a huge shock and a breath of fresh air,not only to thej udges but the audience as well. Many familiar faces and voices were among the nine contestants,of which five were chosen to move on to the semi-finals next week. Judges were in awe of the huge amount of t alent that graced the stage Thursday night and had a tough time deciding between each o f the nine all female contestants. e have a tie for second place,emcee Don Elwell announced. Two scores of 172o ut of a possible 180 total points. After a few minutes of careful calculating, t he judges announced the semi-finalists in the teen division. Nala Price,14,Sebring; Alex Hornick,14,Sebring; Olivia Hitt,17, Sebring; Sarenna Stoner,13,Sebring; and Cammie Lester,13,Sebring,each advancedt o next weeks competition round. The 90-second acapellas from each of the g irls was enough to bring several of the judges close to speechlessness,though they managed to get a few small words out numer-o us times. Oh,this is going to be fun. I like it when t heres a fight; this should be fun. Youve set the bar ... you came out here and you sang, Moore said of former Junior Idol winner NalaP rice. Though Price is a local favorite with a well-loved and well-known voice,the judges w ere pleasantly surprised to hear outstanding performances from every one of the young l adies. Sarenna Stoner blew away the judges with her soulful voice and quirky personality. Stoner belted out Adeles hit Someone Like Youin her own unique way. leaving thej udges with nothing but positive things to say. The simplicity of what you did was amazing. I felt like there was nobody else here and you were singing just to me. Im going to give you some advice:stay true to yourself. Dont ever let anyone change you or try to sway you i n any way.You have a beautiful voice and amazing personality,remember that,Reed s aid following Stoners performance. A repetitive and excited Moore was thrilled at the fact that each of the contestants had a true talent Thursday night. Moores excitement led him to boast that this years contestw ould be great because No one sucks. Audience members agreed. Several attend ees could be heard throughout the crowd raving about the amazing voices of not only the semi-finalists but the entire Teen Idold ivision. These young ladies have made me love t his county again. Ive dealt with talent all over the world but I am blown away by this talent tonight on this stage right here. This isg oing to be so fun,Moore exclaimed. Junior and Teen Heartland Idol semi-finals round will take place Thursday,Feb. 14. The m usic kicks off at 6 p.m. The special Valentines Day Idol will feature celebrity g uest judge and music superstar Tommy Brandt as well as special Valentines Day serenades from cover band Scarlet Fade. Entry fee into Heartland Idol is free. The Heartland Idol Cafe will continue to serve upd elicious hot dogs,burgers and other food items for various prices. Lawn chairs,blankets and seats are encouraged to be brought. For more information visit the Heartland Idol Facebook page. T eens knock out the acapellas C ontinued from page 1A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS 13-year-old Cammie Lester belts out a country hit Thursday evening during the Teen Heartland Idol qualifying round. Lester, and four other contestants, will return this week to the Idol semi-final round to showcase their talents once again for audience and j udges.
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C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING If Downtown Sebring goes to the dogs, thats OK with Lora Todd, who is the owner of Plan BP romotions,an event planning company that coordinates several events in Downtown Sebring,such as Run to the Heartland,theS ummer of LoveVolkswagen Jubilee and the U.S. Aviation Expo Kick Off Party.And if that isnt enough to keep her busy,Todd openedD owntown Sebrings newest boutique on Friday, Dogtown,USA,that willc ater to our favorite fourlegged friends at 112 N. Ridgewood Drive. Downtown is the heart and soul of any city .... its y our roots,Todd said. isiting there should be a nostalgic,Coming Homee xperience. Todd was born and raised i n Avon Park andmoved to Sebring in 1989. She got involved in Downtown Sebring by organizing special events that revolved aroundd owntown. After years of event plann ing experience,she launched Plan B Promotions because she loves planninge vents.The majority of Todds eventsare held in D owntown Sebring because of the Circle Park,the cooperation from the city and merchants,and the fact that its a beautiful venue that all event attendees really enjoy. Plan B is unique in the factt hat most of the compans events revolve around Downtown Sebring. Todd hasd eveloped a good reputation with the city,its service providers and the Downtownm erchants who have made Plan B the go toevent plann er in the business. They have the knowledge and expertise to be able to handlea nything from motorcycles to airplane events. W hen asked what is her favorite thing about Downtown Sebring,Todd says the friendliness of the merchants .... how they tendt o want to help you find what you are looking for whether i s directions or a good place to eat.Also,the talent of some of the local artists andt he beauty of the Circle Park. I love that downtown has a special vibe .... its laid back and unhurried,Todd said.It makes me want to j ust stroll and uncover the hidden treasures there. Todd is opening Dogtown USA because a doggie boutique fits in perfectly witht he uniqueness of downtown.The pet boutique will provide something a little different and very fun for twoand four-legged cus-t omers.Being pet owner herself who loves spoiling her dog,Todd wants to offer unique gifts for not only the pet but the owners as well. S he is encouraged by the new faces starting businesses in Downtown Sebring andi ncreased foot traffic during the day and at evening events. With the marketinge fforts from the Sebring Community Redevelopment A gency (CRA events,Downtown Sebring has been and will continue tos ee lots of new faces. I see further growth,more a ctivities and quality merchants moving into Downtown Sebring in the next few years,Todd said. e have made great stridesr ecently,and we plan to grow along with Downtown S ebring and see where it takes us. Page 8ANews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 2/10/13; 00027486 S ALVATION ARMY--TAMPA; 7.444"; 3.5"; Black; will ad; 00027505 Sebring Pain; 3.639"; 4"; Black; -; 00027546 BUSINESS Special to the News-SunS EBRING Sebrings award-winning Rafter T Ranch will be featured ont he Daytime TV Show on Tuesday.The ranch is feat ured as part of the Daytime Goes Country show highlighting the beefc attle industry and the cowboy way of life. Daytimeis a nationally syndicated variety show that airs in approximately 100 markets and in 97.1 million households across theU nited States. It is shown at 11 a.m. on WFLA TV C hannel 8 (NBCvery weekday in the Tampa market. O wned by the Wohl Family,Rafter T received a National EnvironmentalS tewardship Award from the National Cattlemens Beef A ssociation (NCBA) in 1994.During the award year,the Wohls representedt he U.S. cattle industry in meetings with the New York T ime,Time,Life, Newsweek,United Press International and the National Audubon Society to discuss environmentals tewardship practices and land management in Florida. T he ranch has been featured on FOX News,PBS and in the Palm Beach Post for its e nvironmental stewardship practices. Other segments featured d uring the Daytime Goes Countryshow will include a beef cooking demonstration,cowgirl fashion show, dude ranch getaway options,a beef quiz contest and a day at the ranch with show coh ost Cyndi Edwards. The Daytime Show is a lifestyle show co-hosted by Jerry Penacoli (formerly from Extra!) and CyndiE dwards.Casey Wohl,coowner of Rafter T Ranch, s erves as the shos travel correspondent. Local cattle ranch to be featured on national TV show Courtesy photo Bob Mayworth, manager of Rafter T Ranch, shows Daytime TV Show co-host Cyndi Edwards how to rope a steer as part of the Daytime Goes Country show. D owntown welcomes Dogtown USA S pecial to the News-SunBRENTWOOD,Tenn. A s an extension of its sponsorship with the NationalF FA Foundation,Tractor Supply Company has recently announced a new scholarship program to assist FFA members in their pursuit of ac ollege degree. The Growing Scholars program will be supported nationally by each of the more than 1,150 TractorS upply stores Feb. 15-24, which includes National FFA Week. Tractor Supply customers can donate $1 at store registers during the checkout process to support local FFA chapters and their members. Ninety percent of funds raised through Tractor Supplys Growing Scholars program will be utilized to fund scholarships for FFA members. The remaining 10 percent of donations will benefit state FFA organizations. This program will provide critical funding to FFA members who intend to pursue a college degree and local FFA chapters that enrich the lives of young members by teaching life skills,citizenship and leadership qualities,said Tractor Supply President and CEO Greg Sandfort. For us, this is an outstanding way to support our current and f uture customers and future team members and a way to g ive back to the 1,100-plus unique communities wes erve. To be eligible for the scholarship,students must be current FFA members and either high school seniors ora freshman,sophomore or junior college student seeking a twoor four-year degree or other specialized training program. Majora reas of study will also be considered when determining scholarship recipients. e are extremely grateful to Tractor Supply and its customers for supporting FFA, student and alumni members and agriculture education in general,said National FFA Foundation Executive Director Robert K. Cooper. In addition to the Growing Scholars program,Tractor Supply and the National FFA Foundation have many other joint initiatives,including the FFA horse evaluation career development event,National FFA Week and the annual National Association of Agricultural Educators Conference. At an individual store level,Tractor Supply continually hosts fund-raising events and works closely with local FFA chapters and high school agriculture advisors to provide resources. Tractor Supply announces National FFA scholarship program
C M Y K IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-001027 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. DEBORAH VAUGHN, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure Sale dated the 31st day of January, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-001027 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGGE, LLC is the Plaintiff and DEBORAH VAUGHN, UNKNOWN TENANT and LEONARD VAUGHN, JR. A/K/ A LEONARD VAUGHN IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 5th day of March, 2013, the IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282012CA000500GCAXMX Division: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, Vs. MARY SPENCER A/K/A MARY P. SPENCER; ANTHONY SPENCER AKA ANTHONY SPENCER, SR., MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, CAPITAL ONE BANK, NORTH STAR CAPITAL ACQUISITION, LLC, STATE OF FLORIDA, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC., LYNETTE QUINTANA SULLIVAN NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the F inal Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 22, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 A.M. at the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on April 24, 2013, the following described property: LOT 2, IN BLOCK 49, OF SEBRING COUNTR Y ESTATES SECTION TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 34, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 507 TRIUMPH DR, SEBRING, FL 33872 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on January, 24, 2013. Bob Germaine, Clerk of Court /s/ Priscilla Michalak By: Deputy Clerk (COURT SEAL February 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000466 Division WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. JUDIE ANN POIRIER, PRAIRIE OAKS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC., 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 February 4, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 22, PRAIRIE OAKS VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 88, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 3800 RODEO DR, SEBRING, FL 33875; 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 March 6, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property o wner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 6th day of February, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Cler k February 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000064 D IVISION: PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. JOSE G. ZEPEDA, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 24, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000064 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Jose G. Zepeda, Olivia B. Zepeda, MidFlorida Federal Credit Union, 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 20th day of February, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 40, BLOCK 7, OF SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION B, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 63, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1619 CEDARBROOK ST, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852-5734 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 in Highlands County, Florida this 24th day of January, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org LJ-11-93615 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 voice 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 February 3, 10, 2013 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-000587 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CAROL S. WALDROFF A/K/A CAROLS S. POWERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CAROL S. WALDROFF A/K/A CAROLS S. POWERS; WILLIAM T. POWERS; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES ASSOCIATION, INC.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: LOT 20, BLOCK 29, HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES SECTION P, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 59, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 405 HALLMARK AVE. LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 7th day of March, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 5th day of February, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. February 10, 17, 2013 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-000016 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. BRETT L. WINBERRY; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BRETT L. WINBERRY; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 2012-CA-417-GCA SUNTRUST BANK,a Georgia banking corporation Plaintiff, vs. MCKENZIE PEST AND TERMITE, INC., a Florida corporation; H. VERNON MCKENZIE, individually and UNKNOWN TENANTS Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order for Final Summary Judgment, dated January 31, 2013, entered in Civil Case Number 2012-CA-417-GCA of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, that on April 2, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. The sale will be held at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Jury Assembly Room, Sebring, FL 33870. The undersigned Clerk will offer for sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following real property, described as: LOT 21, BLOCK 88C, KENILWORTH PARK, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 98, AND PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 63, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. together with all structures, improvements, fixtures, appliances, and appurtenances on said land or used in conjunction therewith. 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: February 1, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration (863 County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, within 2 working days of your receipt of this document. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. February 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2010-CA-001371 B ENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC., Plaintiff, vs. PAUL SEBRING; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF PAUL SEBRING; MONICA L. SEBRING; UNKNOWN SPOUSE O F MONICA L. SEBRING; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECT IVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Highlands County, Florida, described as: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA VIZ: C OMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE SOUTH 86 DEG. 33 MIN. 30 SEC. WEST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF SECTION 12 A DISTANCE OF 721.51 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE SOUTH 915.61 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET MORE OR LESS TO THE SHORE LINE OF LITTLE RED WATER LAKE; THENCE IN A NORTHWESTERLY DIRECTION ALONG THE SHORE LINE OF LITTLE RED WATER LAKE A DISTANCE OF 55 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH A DISTANCE OF 60 FEET MORE OR LESS TO A POINT; THENCE EAST A DISTANCE OF 40.71 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A LOT 40, HOLIDAY SHORES SUBDIVISION, UNRECORDED, A PORTION OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. TAX MAP OR PARCEL ID NO.: C-12-34-28-010-0000-0400 ADDRESS: 3259 RED WATER DR., AVON PARK, FL 33825-9611. A/K/A 3259 RED WATER DR. AVON PARK, FL 33870 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on the 7th day of March, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 5th day of February, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. February 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000251 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. CAROL QUALLO ALSO KNOWN AS CAROL M. QUALLO, ET AL, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 24, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000251 of the Circuit Court of the T enth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Carol Quallo, Carol M. Quallo, Sebring Country Estates Civic Association, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder f or 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 20th day of February, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 5, IN BLOCK 27, OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 717 PORSCHE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33872-2801 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 in Highlands County, Florida this 25th day of January, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Albertelli LawA ttorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 eService: email@example.com LJ-002190 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 voice 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 February 3, 10, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000100 GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO GMAC MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. ESPOSITO, AUDREY, et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000100 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC SUCCESSOR BY MERGR TO GMAC MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, and ESPOSITO, AUDREY, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT AT HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870, at the hour of 11:00 A.M. on the 24th day of April, 2013, the following described property: LOT 7, BLOCK ``I'', SPRING LAKE SECTION ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 23, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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 at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida this 24th day of January, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 8635344686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. February 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 09001856GCS SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. GERMAN AREVALO, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed December 10, 2012 entered in Civil Case No. 09001856GCS 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 20th day of February, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: A portion of Section 24, Township 34 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, being described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Section 24; thence North 88 degrees 55'39'' West along the North line of said Section 24 a distance of 2006.56 feet; thence South 00 degrees 38'16'' West a distance of 664.05 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 00 degrees 38'16'' West a distance 664.05 feet; thence North 88 degrees 57'40'' West a distance of 668.25 feet; thence North 00 degrees 36'43'' East a distance of 664.25 feet; thence South 88 degrees 56'40'' East a distance of 668.55 feet to the Point of Beginning. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 25th day of January, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak February 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282012CA000494GCAXMX US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR YALE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-1, Plaintiff, vs. BERTHA GAIL MOLTZ F/K/A BERTHA GAIL ROTROFF; BRUCE WAYNE MOLTZ; UNKNOWN TENANT, IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting of Foreclosure Sale dated the 28th day of January, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282012CA000494GCAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR YALE MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-1 is the Plaintiff and BERTHA GAIL MOLTZ F/K/A BERTHA GAIL ROTROFF; BRUCE WAYNE MOLTZ and UNKNOWN TENANT(S PROPERTY, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 at the Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 8th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 16, BLOCK 153, OF SEBRING HIGHLANDS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 97, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013Page 11A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-001388 DIVISION: SUNTRUST BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. ANNIE IDICULLA, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 28, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-001388 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein SUNTRUST BANK, N.A., is the Plaintiff and ANNIE IDICULLA; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANNIE IDICULLA N/K/A BABYCHAN IDICULLA; ROSILY PARACKAL A/K/A ROSILY X. PARACKAL; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROSILY PARACKAL A/K/A ROSILY X. PARACKAL N/K/A XAVIER PARACKAL; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 22nd day of February, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PORTION OF TRACT A, SOMERVALE DOWNS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID TRACT A; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID TRACT A, A DISTANCE OF 441.75 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID TRACT A, A DISTANCE OF 441.98 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 985.31 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 41 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 441.98 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 985.83 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 435.600 SQUARE FEET OR 10.00 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. SUBJECT TO AND TOGETHER WITH A 50 FOOT NONEXCLUSIVE INGRESS AND EGRESS EASEMENT DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: A PORTION OF TRACT A, SOMERVALE DOWNS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDEDIN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID TRACT A; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST ALONG THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF WEST JOSEPHINE ROAD AND THE SOUTH LINE OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 961.34 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 1,743.38 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 542.16 FEET; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 41 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1,134.26 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 40 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 542.16 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 24 MINUTES 41 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 1,743.38 FEET TO A POINT LYING ON THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF SAID WEST JOSEPHINE ROAD AND THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 35 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 48 MINUTES 25 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTH LINE, A DISTANCE OF 50.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-001104 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plantiff, vs. SHIRLEY M. WORKS, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: DONALD R. WORKS Last Known Address: 6412 MATTEE DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33875 Also Attempted At: 2247 CITRUST BLVD, LEESBURG, FL 34748; 2613 HOLLY PLACE, LEESBURG, FL 34748 AND 2247 CITRUS BLVD, #214, LEESBURG, FL 34748 Current Residence Unknown UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DONALD R. WORKS Last Known Address: 6412 MATTEE DRIVE, SEBRING, FL 33875 Also Attempted At: 2247 CITRUST BLVD, LEESBURG, FL 34748; 2613 HOLLY PLACE, LEESBURG, FL 34748 AND 2247 CITRUS BLVD, #214, LEESBURG, FL 34748 C urrent Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 2 AND 3, BLOCK 3, MARTHA ESTATES, ACC ORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 42, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Choice Legal Group, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before March 19, 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 5th day of February, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk February 10, 17, 2013 following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 8, BLOCK 74, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 1st day of February, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court B y: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk February 10, 17, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404
C M Y K Page 12ANews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.com Contact UsBy Phone(863By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ 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. DIRECT SUPPORTPROFESSIONALS wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma or 2 year associated e xperience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at w ww.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 2100H elp Wanted 2000 EmploymentSMARTER, FASTER SATELLITE INTERNET 888-801-8853 Mention This Ad at Highlands County Fair for $50. rebate at HughesNet Booth! 1600Internet &Computer ServicesCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is corr ect. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day y our ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified 1100A nnouncements 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. T uesday, 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 UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pursuant to the "Fictitious Name Statute'', Chapter 865.09, Florida Statutes will register with the Division of Corporations, Department of State State of Florida, upon receipt of proof of the publication of t his notice, the fictitious name to-wit: F F L L O O R R I I D D A A H H O O S S P P I I T T A A L L H H E E A A R R T T L L A A N N D D M M E E D D I I C C A A L L C C E E N N T T E E R R F F A A M M I I L L Y Y C C A A R R E E C C E E N N T T E E R R O O F F S S E E B B R R I I N N G G Under which the below named party/parties will engage in business at 8 8 4 4 4 4 P P o o i i n n s s e e t t t t i i a a A A v v e e n n u u e e S S e e b b r r i i n n g g F F l l o o r r i i d d a a 3 3 3 3 8 8 7 7 0 0 That the party/parties interested in said business enterprise is/are as follows: F F l l o o r r i i d d a a H H o o s s p p i i t t a a l l H H e e a a r r t t l l a a n n d d M M e e d d i i c c a a l l C C e e n n t t e e r r Dated at Orlando, Seminole County, Florida, February 8, 2013 February 10, 2013 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Person Giving Notice: 325 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 By: /s/ Thomas L. Nunnallee THOMAS L. NUNNALLEE Florida Bar No. 0062162 E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org February 10, 17, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-20 I N RE: ESTATE OF ELIZABETH P. DANFORTH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of Elizabeth P. Danforth, deceased, File Number PC 13-20, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was October 12, 2012; that the total value of the estate is exempt homestead and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name and Address Anne DeCarufel 2139 SW 14th Place Cape Coral, FL 33991 Cecily Roberts 4127C Aldershot Court Charlotte, NC 28211 Gary Danforth 127 Benz Street Springfield, MA 01118 A LL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 10th, 2013. Person Giving Notice: Anne DeCarufel 2139 SW 14th Place Cape Coral, FL 33991 Cecily Roberts 4127C Aldershot Court Charlotte, NC 28211 Gary Danforth 127 Benz Street Springfield, MA 01118 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW P URSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of Guns-Gone-Wild located at 6 859 US Highway 98, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33876, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 8th day of February, 2013. John Lott February 10, 2013 February 3, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Lois Ann Edwards 779 Broadway Ave. Crystal Lake, IL 60014 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Susan T. Rhodes Attorney Florida Bar No. 321151 The Rhodes Law Firm, LLC 370 East Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: 863-465-2899 February 3, 10, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-499 IN RE: ESTATE OF Lois B. Hutchins aka Lois Beck Hutchins Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Lois B. Hutchins aka Lois Beck Hutchins, deceased, whose date of death was October 3, 2012, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-7305, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is L EGAL NOTICE T he Highlands County Sheriff's Office has custody of the following found items. If no claim is made, the items will be disposed of in accordance with the law. Those people missing items that may match the description given s hould contact the Sheriff's Office at 402-7220 Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 8:00am to 4:00pm to set up a n appointment. O O f f f f e e n n s s e e N N u u m m b b e e r r HCSO13OFF001079 Sentry safe located @ Lk Viola Boat Ramp, AP on 1/29/13 H CSO13OFF001030 2 womens purses located on Sunshine St, AP on 1/28/13 H CSO13OFF001011 Huffy mountain bike located on Lk Clay Dr, LP on 1/28/13 H CSO13OFF000813 Misc keys on Jaquar key chain located on Wildflower St, LP on 1/22/13 HCSO13OFF000860 Blue/gry bike located on E Cornell St, AP on 1/23/13 H CSO13OFF000169 3 fishing poles located on W Bell St, A P on 1/5/13 H CSO13OFF000641 Pink/white bike located on Rhapsody C t, LP on 1/17/13 H CSO13OFF000521 Blue bike located on Placid Lk Blvd, LP on 1/14/13 H CSO13OFF000287 CD case w/misc CD's located on B runns Rd, Sebring on 1/08/13 HCSO12OFF008191 Red bike located on Seamans St, AP o n 10/22/12 HCSO13OFF000229 Blue/whi Roadmaster bike located on Cozumel Ln, Sebring on 1/07/13 HCSO13OFF000106 Laptop located @ Walmart on 1/03/13 H CSO13OFF000135 Red bike located Alton St, AP on 1/04/13 H CSO12OFF010429 Laptop located on Wilson Way, LP o n 12/27/12 HCSO12OFF010194 Backpack w/clothing located on Mem orial Dr, AP on 12/20/13 H CSO12OFF010117 Nintendo gaming system located on F arrell St, LP on 12/18/12 H CSO12OFF010137 Pink bike & purple bike locatd on O rion Dr, Sebring on 12/18/12 HCSO12OFF009948 Bag w/mens shoes located on Carmen St, Sebring on 12/13/12 HCSO12OFF009894 Baby stroller & blanket located on Queen Palm Dr, Sebring on 12/12/13 H CSO12OFF009513 Hedge trimmer located on Captiva Ct N E, LP on 11/30/12 H CSO12OFF009297 Bag w/clothing & misc items located on Amy Ave, Sebring on 1/24/12 HCSO12OFF009202 Silver mountain bike located on Atchison Rd, AP on 11/26/12 HCSO12OFF009289 Crossman airgun located on Metcalfe St, AP on 11/24/12 HCSO12OFF009170 Blue bike located on Miracle Ave, AP on 11/20/12 HCSO12OFF008921 Misc keys & key FOB located on P leasant St, AP on 11/13/12 HCSO12OFF008880 Hitch w/ball located on George Blvd, Sebring on 11/12/12 H CSO12OFF08088 Luger firearm located on Melody Ln, Sebring on 10/19/12 HCSO12OFF008126 Sterling pistol located on Delaney A ve, AP on 10/19/12 F ebruary 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-27 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ROGER E. MILLER, a/k/a ROGER ELLIS MILLER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROGER E. MILLER, a/k/a ROGER ELLIS MILLER, deceased, whose date of death was December 15, 2012, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-2353, is pending in the Circuit Court for H ighlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the co-personal representatives and the co-personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, 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. February 3, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Dean Johnson 1503 Speegle Drive Huntsville, AL 35801 Attorney for co-Personal Representatives: /s/ Robert E. Livingston F lorida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 February 3, 10, 2013 GINNING. A/K/A PARCEL 8 SOMERVALE DOWNS, SEBRING, FL 33875 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on January 28, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08084899 SUNTRUST-CONV--Team 4F08084899 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD1 -800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 3, 10, 2013 1050L egals DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used items with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow 314-9876AGERO 3X10.5 AD # 00027487
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013Page 13A Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 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 8400R ecreationalVehicles1999 BAYLINERCAPRI 1800cj, 18', 125hp outboard Mercury, stereo system, trailer, canopy, very low hours (used by ``Snowbird'' only 2 or 3 times per year), $6500, 863-655-5826. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate a nd proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesNEW CENTRALAIR. Still in Box. 10 year Warranty. Installation & References Avail. $1490. 863-658-4707 7420Heating &Air ConditioningWANTED VCRRecorder & Player, Programmable, w/remote & manual. FOUND!!!!!! 7340Wanted to BuySEBRING YARD& Bake Sale! Wed. Fri. 8 ?. Sebring 7th Day Adventist Church. 2106 SR. 17 NorthA NNUAL COMMUNITY SALE!!"ESTATES OF SEBRING PARK Multi-Family Sale! Fri-Sat, Feb 15th & 16th, 8am-4pm. Furniture, Household, Tools, Fishing, Crafts, & MUCH MORE!! Go East on Hwy 98 from US 27, approx. 9 miles. 7320Garage &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 TWIN BOXSPRINGS & MATTRESSES 2 Sets. Both For $50. 863-257-1174 ROLLING SCRAPBOOKCASE Large size. $20. Call 863-655-0893 REFRIGERATOR WHITE,GE 18.2 cu. ft. Works good. $75. Call 863-465-2425 PUMP -Irrigation or Shallow Well, 1/2 HP Craftsman, Used only 6 weeks. $100. 863-465-0335 or 863-464-0027 OAK DESK/ OLD / 36" X 60" 6 Drawers & 2 Sliding Pullouts. Good Condition. $75. 863-402-2285 MAGIC CHEF* NEW Mini 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. 863-257-1174 EMMERSON 9inch Color Television. (White 269-963-7817 DRYER WHIRLPOOLUltimate Care II. Heavy duty, super capacity, top of the line. Like new. $100. 863-465-7420 DISHWASHER /HOT POINT / White color. Excellent Condition. $25. 863-402-2285 7310B argain BuysCOLOR 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 inset, $75. 863-382-7130. 7300Miscellaneous LOWREY MAJESTYORGAN X510 VERY GOOD CONDITION MAKE AN OFFER, 617-306-0622, SEBRING CA$H FOR$AX. Clean out your CLOSET. I Buy old Saxophones. Any condition. 239-289-0869 7260MusicalM erchandiseWASHER/DRYER COMBO,Space Saver 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 No 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 HousesBEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 8 63-446-1822 6200UnfurnishedApartments 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 2BR/2BAcondo, close to shopping, pool, W/S/G incl., $600 mo. plus sec. deposit. No pets/no smokers, 863-441-0814. 6100Villas & CondosFor 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 R entalsLAKE PLACID/ Sebring DW Mobile Home 2BR/ 2BA, Central A/C/Heat. Screened porch, Carport. W/D hook up. Large lawn, quiet area. No pets. 863-840-0494 or 863-465-1451 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent 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 -Mobile Home / Double wide with 2 Lots. 3BR, 2BA Utility Room, Carport, Frt. Porch, Deed restrictions, 115 Sunbird Place. 55+ $39,900.00 863-382-4141 Or 863-414-7090 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 HARBORFACTORY liquidation sale 3 Stock models must go $39K off select 2012 models John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 LAKE PLACIDOPEN HOUSE Lakeside Village Mobile Home Park. February 16th 1-4pm. for the Entire Park. View all homes including our new model for sale in this 55 plus community Now is the time to buy low priced homes. D OUBLEWIDE, 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. A sking $27,000. 863-402-2449. 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesTOMOKA HEIGHTS Cleared lot for sale, very nice area of homes, over 55 gated community. 863-382-7130. 4220Lots for Sale 4000 Real EstateBUILDING MAINTENANCEP/T POSITION. Experienced w/references. $8/hr. DFWP. Call 863-385-5309 for Appt. 2150Part-timeEmployment STANLEY STEAMERNow Accepting Applications for Cleaning Technician. Good Driving Record, People Person. 863-655-2158 STAFF ASSISTANTII, BIOENERGY PROGRAM (F/T Application deadline: 2/18/13. Please visit http://interview exchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO/VETERANS PREF. SEEKING FULLTIME MEDICAL ASSISTANT & FRONT DESK for Sebring, Lake Placid Office. Must posses positive attitude, 3 years medical exp. & must be dependable. Send cover letter & resume to: Box 120, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. NOW HIRINGP/T Drivers and Drivers Assistants for the PRIDE Tire Retread Plant located at Avon Park Correctional. Class A CDL license is preferred. All Candidates are required to lift truck tires weighing 75+ lbs. repeatedly and work 12+ hrs. in a single day. Candidates must also be able to pass an NCIC background check and a drug screening. Drivers start at $14/hr., Assistants $10.75/hr. 25-30 hrs./week. Serious candidates only. Contact Andy Aunspaugh or Cheryl Whidden at 1-800-929-2715 to arrange an interview. 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: email@example.com EXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort K eepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. A SECRETARY& A JANITOR NEEDED at Christian School. Call 863-443-2344 and leave message. 2100Help Wanted 2100H elp Wanted Classified ads get fast results DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876GOOD SHEPHERD HOSPICE 2X5 AD # 00027574 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. COOK 3X4 AD # 00027405 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERRIFS DEPT. 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C M Y K B y DAN HOEHNE email@example.comAVON PARK It was their season in a nutshell, encapsulated in 32 minutes of game time. A rough start, missed shots and poor decisions early. But with a continued e ffort, the defense kicked in, shots began to fall and h eady play down the stretch s ecured the District 10-4A Tournament title with Avon Park topping DeSoto 56-51 Friday night. eve preached it all season long, this is a marathon, not a sprint, first-year head coach Marty OHora said. There were a lot of misses early on, but they played hard and it wasa total team effort. Weve made progress and are playing for one another and not against each other But those early misses caused a little tension among the home crowd as a Recarus Burley leaner, a Gus Owens jumper in the lane and a Tyrone Perry power move in the paint were all that would go on the board in the first period and allowed the visiting Bulldogs to stake a 12-6 lead. The shots, more specifically free throws, started to fall as the scoring increased in the second, with Steven Roberts going 4-of-4 from the charity stripe, Burley hitting four straight and Perry chipping in one. Perry and Alfred Brown also connected on threepointers and Jovan Pratt ended the quarter with a steal and score to give the Devils the lead at the half, 25-23. But DeSoto wasnt going to go down without a fight, figuratively speaking of course, though this was a physical, rough-and-tumble battle as the two playoffbound teams were scrapping for both the trophy anda home game to start the state tournament. The Avon Park scoring stayed spread out in the third, with Owens scoring inside, Burley hitting a three, Brown canning a jumper from the wing and Perry driving for two. But the Bulldogs picked it up and the Devils went cold from the line, missing all four of their foul shots in the frame and DeSoto went back up by a point at 37-36 heading into the final eight minutes. The dogs then looked to break it open as they got the first two scores of the fourth to move up 41-36. But Brown hit a free throw and a trey before Pratt split a pair at the line to draw the Devils even. DeSoto went back up on a free throw and basket, but Burley drained one from B y DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgLAKE PLACID The district championship was nearly a decade in the making, but to recall the last time a Lake Placid girls basketball team actually won a state playoff game, one must go back to last century. OK, so it isnt as far back as that makes it sound, but not since 1999 have the Lady Green Dragons done what they did Thursday night with a 51-37 win over the Academy of the Holy Names. I knew if we played our game, if the girls played smart that we could play with them, head coach Jackie Coyne said. They were missing their starting point guard, the star of their team, with an injury, so that hurt them. But that is still a very good basketball team. The goal is to always be within 10 at halftime, she continued. Were a secondhalf team and when I saw we were down just four, as bad as we were shooting, I felt we had this one. That shooting was brutal, indeed, as Lake Placid star guard Alex Coyne agreed. Nobody was hitting anything from the outside and there were some easy shots we were missing too, she said. But it was a great team effort on defense that made up for it. Fortunately, Bria Wilson started out hitting from the field, as she opened the scoring with a long two-pointer and later hit a jumper in the lane. Coyne found Breauna Corley inside for an easy deuce and would close out the first-quarter scoring when she rattled in a three-pointer. But the vaunted defense hadnt quite kicked in yet, as the Lady Jaguars got six points from Brianna Wharton, five from Victoria Martinez and a trey from Cristina Snyder to claima 14-9 lead. Wharton got the second quarter started by hitting a pair at the line, but Wilson worked down low for two and Coyne hit two free throws. Holy Names got a jumper from Kelli Cartwright, but Lady Dragons claim first playoff win in 15 years SPORTS B SE CTION Inside This Section Winter Test wraps up . .4B 70s softball at midseason . .4B News-Sun Sunday, February 10, 2013 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE S haquavia Gayle screams in celebration after the final buzzer sounded on Lake Placids 51-37 Regional Quarterfinal win over Academy of the Holy NamesT hursday night. History in the making L ake Placid51Holy Names37 See LP, Page 3B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Morgan Heston reaches for this forehand return Thursday during Sebrings sweep at Lake Placid. By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comLAKE PLACID The twists and turns early in a season play a role in howt he year progresses. After a strong, openingday win, the Lady Streaks took a step up in competit ion and were hammered by Lakeland. B ut facing that level of play will serve to benefit S ebring as the season moves along, much like Thursdays big win over a young Lake Placid squad should serve the Dragons well moving forward. The Ladies in Green had rolled to easy wins over Clewiston and Avon Park to start their season, but got a dose of stiff competition in the cross-county match, with the Streakss weeping to the win. N isha Patel handled Hannah Waller pretty effectively in the first set of the No. 1 Singles match, taking a 6-1 win. Forced to up her game, Waller did just that and gave Patel all she could handle before escaping Lady Streaks serve up win over Dragons See STREAKS, Page 3B Courtesy photo The 2013 District 10-4A champion Avon Park Red Devils display their trophy after F ridays hard-fought, five-point win over DeSoto. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Tyrone Perry lead three Devils in double figures with 16 points, and made some key plays down the stretch in securing the win. Devils top DeSoto for District title News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Ezell Gammage added his name to the list of student-athletes getting the opportunity to compete at the college level when he signed his scholarship offer from Miles College Wednesday morning. Joining him for the big moment were, in addition to his parents Ezell Sr. and Christina, Sebring assistant principal Ilene Eshelman, Blue Streak head football coach LaVaar Scott and Sebring athletic director Chris Cook. By ERIKACORD News-Sun correspondentSEBRING The years of hard work and dedication finally paid off for Sebrings Ezell Gammage, after signing to the school of his choice, Miles College, on National Signing Day Wednesday. The key defensive end for the Blue Streaks is transferring his skills to the Golden Bears in Fairfield, AL. The athletic program is great and not to mention the education I will be getting, Gammage said, before adding, with a laugh, and the great benefits help too! I love how everyone there is cool with each other. He has been playing football his whole life, and has shown his athletic versatility on the basketball courts for the Blue Streaks as well. Gammage will be expected to play both defensive tackle and defensive end at Miles, and is externally thrilled to do so. I am most worried about being away from my mama he explained. But I cant say Im not excited to leave. Ive worked hard for this and its finally paying off. I want to thank (Sebring head) coach (LaVaar) Scott for being a big part in getting this far. If not for him I wouldnt be here, Gammage said. He has been such a great role model, and Reverend Robert Shannon as well for financially supporting me and being my motivator At Miles, a Division II school plays in the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference against such schools as Kentucky State, Albany State, Morehouse and Tuskegee University, and reached the NCAAPlayoffs for the first time in school history last season. In accumulating their 8-2 regular season record, the Golden Bears two losses were by a total of 11 points, Gammage now a Golden Bear See EZELL, Page 4B
C M Y K YMCA Spring SoccerSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis having a sign up for their Spring Soccer Program, ages 3-14, which ends on Monday, Feb. 25. Any questions, please call 382-9622.Cornhole TourneyLAKE PLACID Lake Placid Sr. FFA S econd Annual Cornhole Tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Roger S carborough Field in Lake Placid. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. and tourn ament play begins at 11 a.m. Can register on-site and cost is $20 per t eam. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.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.Florida Trail Association February ActivitiesWednesday, Feb. 13 Day Hike (6-7 miles Location: Tenoroc Fish Management Area, Lakeland, FL, meet at the park Office on Tenoroc Mine Rd. This former phosphate mining area consists of lakes, marshes, grasslands and wooded hills, and is an important refuge for wildlife. B ring sturdy walking shoes or hiking boots (no flip flops, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact Monika Hoerl at 863-858-3106 f or meet-up time and other details. S aturday, Feb. 16 Day Hike (7 miles L ocation: Tiger Creek Preserve Group w ill meet at the Mini Mac Convenience Store, 910 N Scenic Hwy, Babson Park Tiger Creek Preserve is located east of US 27 between Babson Park and Frostproof. The trail traverses the rolling hills of the Lake Wales Ridge, including some of the highest hills and oldest land in the Florida peninsula. Botanical diversity is extensive along this trail. Bring Snacks, water, sun and insect protection. Contact David Waldrop at 863-6053587, or email email@example.com for meet-up time and other details. Sunday, Feb. 17 Nature Walk Location: Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Approx. 3 mile walk to view birds and other wildlife at this scenic wildlife preserve which is home to an oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp and lake shore, a tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or firstname.lastname@example.org Saturday, Feb. 23 Trail Maintenance Location: Green Swamp East, Lakeland. Meet at Rock Ridge Rd. gate. Directions: From US-98 in north Lakeland turn east on Rock Ridge Rd., at fork bear left and continue 4.2 miles to gate on your left. From SR-33 in Polk City travel north, turn left (westft on Rock Ridge Rd., after 2 or 3 miles gate will be on your right. Contact Janice Anderson, phone 813345-1609 or email email@example.com for meet-up time and other information.LP Softball BBQLAKE PLACID Lake Placid High School Softball will be hosting an Alumni Game and Chicken Barbeque on Saturday, March 2, beginning at 10 a.m. Barbeque pick-up starts at 11 a.m. and runs until 4 p.m. and includes, for $10, chicken, baked beans, scalloped potatoes, roll and dessert. Water and soda will be available for $1. Alumni softball registration forms are available at the LPHS front office. For those former Dragon softball players who wish to play, registration fee is $30 and all forms and money are due to coach Cheshire no later than Wednesday, Feb. 20. Alumni registration fee includes BBQ Dinner, drink, T-shirt and a days worth of fun on the field. Game admission is $2. For more information, call coach Cheshire at 699-5010, ext. 263. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB New York3216.667 Brooklyn2921.5804 Boston2623.5316.5 Philadelphia2127.43811 Toronto1832.36015 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3314.702 Atlanta2722.5517 Washington1435.28620 Orlando1436.28020.5 Charlotte1138.22423 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3120.608 Chicago3020.600.5 Milwaukee2523.5214.5 Detroit1932.37312 Cleveland1634.32014.5WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio3912.765 Memphis3118.6337 Houston2824.53811.5 Dallas2128.42917 New Orleans1733.34021.5 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3812.760 Denver3218.6406 Utah2823.54910.5 Portland2525.50013 Minnesota1829.38318.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3517.673 Golden State3020.6004 L.A. Lakers2427.47110.5 Sacramento1733.34017 Phoenix1734.33317.5 ___ Thursdays Games Boston 116, L.A. Lakers 95 Denver 128, Chicago 96 Fridays Games L.A. Lakers 100, Charlotte 93 Toronto 100, Indiana 98, OT Washington 89, Brooklyn 74 New Orleans 111, Atlanta 100 Cleveland 119, Orlando 108 Detroit 119, San Antonio 109 Houston 118, Portland 103 Memphis 99, Golden State 93 New York 100, Minnesota 94 Oklahoma City 127, Phoenix 96 Miami 111, L.A. Clippers 89 Chicago 93, Utah 89 Saturdays Games Denver at Cleveland, late Charlotte at Philadelphia, late Golden State at Dallas, late Detroit at Milwaukee, late Utah at Sacramento, late Sundays Games L.A. Clippers at New York, 1 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Miami, 3:30 p.m. Minnesota at Memphis, 6 p.m. Denver at Boston, 6 p.m. New Orleans at Toronto, 6 p.m. Portland at Orlando, 6 p.m. Oklahoma City at Phoenix, 8 p.m. San Antonio at Brooklyn, 8 p.m. Houston at Sacramento, 9 p.m.LEADERSSCORING FGFTPTSAVG Durant, OKC469420145729.1 Anthony, NYK407250117628.7 Bryant, LAL495316139727.4 James, MIA484230126426.9 Harden, HOU395436132626.0 REBOUNDS OFFDEFTOTAVG Howard, LAL14938153011.8 Randolph, MEM20334554811.7 Asik, HOU17142960011.5 Vucevic, ORL17639557111.4 Chandler, NYK21532253711.2 Noah, CHI17933551411.2 ASSISTS GASTAVG Rondo, BOS3842011.1 Paul, LAC403809.5 Vasquez, NOR504729.4 Holiday, PHL443908.9 Westbrook, OKC504068.1 STEALS GSTLAVG Paul, LAC401002.50 Conley, MEM471072.28 Lin, HOU521021.96 Westbrook, OKC50981.96 Walker, CHA49931.90 Jennings, MIL48911.90 BLOCKS GBLKAVG Sanders, MIL451423.16 Ibaka, OKC481402.92 Duncan, SAN431162.70 Hibbert, IND511362.67 Howard, LAL451072.38 FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE FGFGAPCT Chandler, NYK207309.670 Jordan, LAC201333.604 Splitter, SAN203340.597 Howard, LAL263457.575 Lopez, NOR243432.563 3-POINT PERCENTAGE 3FG3FGAPCT Korver, ATL124267.464 Curry, GOL146325.449 Martin, OKC112253.443 Novak, NYK93211.441 Dunleavy, MIL77175.440EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh830163926 New Jersey613152722 N.Y. Rangers550102426 N.Y. Islanders45193034 Philadelphia46192530 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston711152620 Ottawa632143122 Montreal631133124 Toronto650122831 Buffalo46193541 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Tampa Bay640124227 Carolina540102526 Florida45192535 Winnipeg45192937 Washington28152541WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago902203925 Nashville523132321 St. Louis640123330 Detroit541112829 Columbus36282336 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver622142823 Edmonton433112427 Minnesota45192228 Calgary33282428 Colorado46082126 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim721153326 San Jose721153421 Dallas651132628 Phoenix452103133 Los Angeles34282028 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Thursdays Games Buffalo 5, Montreal 4, SO Florida 3, Philadelphia 2, SO New Jersey 4, Tampa Bay 2 N.Y. Rangers 4, N.Y. Islanders 1 Pittsburgh 5, Washington 2 Calgary 4, Columbus 3, OT Carolina 3, Ottawa 2, OT Toronto 3, Winnipeg 2 Detroit 5, St. Louis 1 Nashville 3, Los Angeles 0 Vancouver 4, Minnesota 1 Chicago 6, Phoenix 2 Fridays Games Dallas 3, Anaheim 1 Saturdays Games Pittsburgh at New Jersey, late Carolina at Philadelphia, late Edmonton at Detroit, late Winnipeg at Ottawa, late Phoenix at San Jose, late Tampa Bay at Boston, late Buffalo at N.Y. Islanders, late Florida at Washington, late Toronto at Montreal, late Anaheim at St. Louis, late Nashville at Minnesota, late Calgary at Vancouver, late Sundays Games Los Angeles at Detroit, 12:30 p.m. Edmonton at Columbus, 6 p.m. Boston at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Tampa Bay at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m. New Jersey at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Chicago at Nashville, 8 p.m.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESAgreed to terms with RHP Jim Johnson and RHP Jason Hammel on one-year contracts. Claimed RHP Todd Redmond off waivers from Cincinnati. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSAgreed to terms with 2B Aaron Hill on a four-year contract. LOS ANGELES DODGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Mark Lowe on a minorleague contract. MIAMI MARLINSAgreed to terms with 3B Chone Figgins on a minor-league contract. NEW YORK METSAgreed to terms with RHP Brandon Lyon on a one-year contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATESAgreed to terms with LHP Francisco Liriano on a one-year contract. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid MONDAY: Boys Weightlifting at DeSoto,5:30 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,vs.Lake Region,5 p.m.; Boys Tennis vs.Hardee,4:30 p.m.; Girls Tennis at Hardee,4:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,vs.LaBelle,5 p.m.; Softball at Clewiston,5/7 p.m. Sebring MONDAY: Baseball at Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,Avon Park,vs.Lake Region,5 p.m.; 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,vs.LaBelle,7:30 p.m.; 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 M ONDAY: Baseball vs.Pasco-Hernando,5 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball at Lake Sumter,5 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball at Indian River,2:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Softball vs.Indian River,5 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at Daytona State,6 p.m. Avon Park MONDAY: Baseball hosts Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,vs.LaBelle,7:30 p.m.; Softball vs.Ridge,6 p.m.; Track at DeSoto,4:30 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Sebring,4 p.m.; Girls Tennis vs.Sebring,4 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball vs.Sebring,7 p.m.; Boys/Girls Tennis at Okeechobee,5 p.m. THURSDAY: Baseball hosts Bill Jarrett Early Bird Tournament,vs.Lake Region,7:30 p.m.; R R U U G G B B Y Y S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p m m U SA Sevens . . . . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K the Dragons answered when Coyne found Corley with a long pass for an easy two on the break. Martinez then had a putback and an easy lay-in off a well executed pick-and-roll to put the Jaguars up 22-15. But Coyne drained a three just before the half to cut the lead back to 22-18. And it was soon after that the Lady Dragon defensive attack was unleashed and turned things around. ere a well conditioned t eam and have a few girls w ho can just run all day coach Coyne said. That allows us to stay aggressive and really get to teams in the second half of games. The younger Coyne got the offense started, defensively, with a steal and score on H oly Names opening possession. Raveen Gobourne then did the same thing on the next possession and it was back to an even game just seconds in. Shaquavia Gayle followed with a follow and Coyne got another steal, was fouled and hit one-of-two at the line. Snyder would hit a three to halt the run, but Wilson answered with a baselinej umper. Siobhan Lynch would hit an eight-footer, but that would mark the Jags lasts core of the period. From there, Wilson scored i nside, Coyne hit two free throws, Corley powered in f or two and Coyne canned a triple for a 36-27 lead. T he lead was pushed into double figures on a Coyne drive to start the fourth, and after Wharton hit a free throw, Wilson popped a short jumper off an inbounds play to make it 40-28. Snyder and Wharton went for consecutive scores, and it looked like Holy Names might have one more run in them to close the gap. But Quiahja Williams hit a big lay-up off a Coyne pass and Corley scored on a break, was fouled and sank h er free throw to all but put it out of reach. Coyne then went 4-of-4 from the line and Williams 2of-2 to seal the deal. I know we made a little history here, and we couldnt h ave done it without the great support the community showed us tonight, coach C oyne said. It was a great crowd here tonight and that provided such a great lift for the girls. And the excitement continued with the news that Lake Placid would be hosti ng their next game, against D istrict 9 champion Tampa Catholic, who beat DeSoto 60-54 Thursday. e know that Holy Names beat them twice during the season, but lost to t hem in their tournament, Alex Coyne said. Now we have the confidence to know we have a shot against them. The Lady Crusaders come to Lake Placid Tuesday, for the Regional Semifinal game at 7 p.m. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013Page 3B WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars; 00027499 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Alex Coyne flips a reverse back up Thursday night in the Lady Dragons state playoff win. Continued from 1B LP to host TC in Regional Semis w ith a 6-4 set win to take the match. Asimilar scenario played out in No. 3 Singles, with Kelly Broen cruising to a 60 first-set win, before Claire LeBlanc got into the swing of things, and took three games before succumbing to a 6-3 defeat. At No. 2 Singles, Joy Donglasan remained undefeated for the year, taking a6 -2, 6-1 win over Stephanie Rodriguez, and Morgan Heston got a 6-1, 6-0 win over Jenna Blount at No. 4. N ewcomer Rachel Shattler proved a tough out a t No. 5 for Sebring Micaela DeVane, who held off the Dragon challenger to a 6-3, 6-2 win. P atel and Donglasan then teamed up for a 6-1, 6-0 win over Waller and Rodriguez in the No. 1 Doubles match, before B roen and Heston joined forces for a 6-3, 6-2 win over LeBlanc and Shattler. Sebring jumps back into a busy week with a Monday match at Avon Park, a Tuesday home match with Haines City and a Thursday visit from Bartow. The Lady Dragons will look to apply lessons learned from their tough day and step up their games Tuesday with a trip to Hardee. Continued from 1B News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Hannah Waller lunges for this return Thursday and made a strong, second-set charge before falling to Sebrings Nisha Patel. Streaks bounce back, learn lesson from Lakeland FINDThe Best Car Deals On Centralfloridawheels.com
C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Sebring Seventy and Over Softball League results on Thursday saw Buttonwood Bay try hard to get into the win column against the Silent Salesman. The first four innings went quite well for the Rebels as they only trailed 16-12. The Salesman decided to play a little defense the last four innings for a final score of 23-12. The Salesman were swinging hot bats as they scored five times in four of the seven innings they batted in. Norm Grubbs had the only extra base hit, banging out a double and two singles. Bill Todd went 4-for-4, Don Day and Larry Ambuel had four hits each. Cliff Skeans had three hits and scored three times. Don Goodwin singled three times and Bob Iott, not to be outdone, rapped out two hits and scored four times. Buttonwood Bays Jim Delahunt had a perfect day at the plate going 3-for-3. Tony Cristo was 3-for-4 including a triple. John Degnen was 2-for-3 with a double. Earl and Nelson Richardson were both 2-for3. The most unusual game of the week was between Highlands Independent Bank and Andrews Allstate Insurance. It was a real barn burner that ended in 10 innings witha 6-5 score in favor of Highlands Independent Bank. Harry Bell pitched nine shutout innings. Allstate only scored five run, all in the fourth inning. The Bank scored in the first, fifth and 10th innings. In that final frame, Don Sheets got on base with his third hit. Bob Fahnestock hit a double and drove Don in for the w inning run. Don Cunningham had 3for-4 with a double, Don Sheets and Bobby Fahnestock each went 3-for5. Harry Bell, the winning pitcher, was 3-for-4. Andy Timmermanis was also 3-for-4. For Allstate, Dale Baughman was 4-for-4. Mel Gross, Dick Ostrich, Eddie Lindberg and Gallo Gonzalez each had 2-for-4. VFW4300 and Royal Palms began with a close game but VFWpulled away scoring 11 runs in three innings. The final score was 14-5 in favor of VFW4300. John Kloet went 4-for-4 with a triple. Spider McMinn had three hits including a triple. Bob Roth and Bob Fulcher each had three hits. The Team exhibited good defense with three double plays. Royal PalmsJim Longman and Dale Demar each went 2-for-3. Bobby Floodine and Kyle Saunders had 2-for-4. In league action on Tuesday, Feb. 5, Silent Salesman tangled with the undefeated VFW4300 team. Abig upset was brewing, but VFWended a see-saw battle with six runs in the eighth inning to claim a 2318 win. The game took over two hours to play with a total of 41 runs and 70 hits. VFW4300s Jerry Murphy produced the only double for the team. Ron Lewis was 5-for-5 and Bob Fulcher and Cal Bready went 5-for-6. John Kloet, winning pitcher, had 3-for-6 The Salesmans Don Goodwin is to be commended for stepping in to pitch in place of regular pitcher V ictor Rodriquez. It was the first slow pitch game Don had ever pitched and with a little help from VFWbatters who swung at bad pitches, he did a good job. Don also was 5-for-5 at the plate. Going 4-for-5 were Fred Moore, Norm Grubbs and Larry Ambuel. Bill Todd had two triples in his 3-for-5 day. Richie Birkholz had 3-for4 with a double. Don Day was 3-for-5 and Cliff Skeans 3-for-4. Aclose match for Royal Palms and Highlands Independent Bank ended with a 19-17 win for the Palms. Royal Palms was behind 70 early in the game and improved as the game progressed. Kyle Saunders had a triple in his 2-for 5 times at bat. Dale Delmar 2-for-3 with a double. Jim Longman had 3-for-4, Mo Pier 2-for-3 and Doug Hammond 3-for-5. Charlie Quinn was the winning pitcher. Highlands Independent Bank Bob Fahnestock and Don Cunningham each went 3-for-5 including a triple. Gene Phillips smacked a double in his 4-for-5 times at the plate. Harry Bell and Russ Moody each had a 3-for-4 and Andy Timmermanis was 3-for-5. Andrews Allstate Insurance held a tight rein on Buttonwood Bay for a 15-5 victory. For Allstate Jerry Kuffman was 5-for-5 including two triples and a double, getting credit for driving in eight runs. Dick Ostrich had a triple in his 4-for-5 times up. Dale Baughman was 3-for4 and Eddie Lindberg 3-for5 Winning pitcher was Rudy Pribble. Buttonwood Bay Rebels hot batters were Tony Cristo g oing 2-for-3 with a triple. Rich Vancuren and John Degnen each went 3-for-3 and Fred Boyd was 2-for-2. Diz Davis, Jim Monroe, E arl and Nelson Richardson all went 2-for-3. At the mid-way point of the season, VFW4300 remains unbeatean at 10-0, with Royal Palms at 7-3 and Allstate at 5-5. Highlands Independent Bank and the Silent Salesmen each stand at 4-6, and Buttonwood Bay is still looking to get into the win column at 0-10. Thank you to all of the spectators who attend the games on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 10 a.m. at the Highlands County Sports Complex in Sebring. alms.comSEBRING The 2013 American Le Mans Series presented by Patrn Winter Test at Sebring International Raceway is now in the books, and the second day of the two-day session saw times come down in all classes. Defending ALMS P1 co-champion Klaus Graf posted the quickest t ime of the test on Friday morning, t urning a 1:46.368 (126.579 mph lap in the No. 6 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing HPD ARX-03c. The time was more than a full second quicker than teammate and fellow co-champion Lucas Luhr posted to lead Thursdays sessions. It was a very productive test, Graf said. We made a lot of changes and went through a big program. We did a lot of miles, and the car was very reliable. It was a very i mportant test for us to go through the updated components and make sure everything works OK and is reliable. Alot of what we did will help us throughout the season as well as for the Sebring race. The track conditions change so much here, and t hats normal, that its hard to say how things will be come race week. It depends on so many factors. Overall, it was a very satisfying test and we collected plenty of data for us to look over In the Prototype Challenge (PC class, Kyle Marcelli turned in a late flyer aboard the No. 8 BAR 1 Motorsports ORECAFLM09 to take over Winter Test bragging rights from the No. 18 Performance Tech team. M arcellis quick lap was a 1 :54.803 (117.279 mph). This is going to be the second year for BAR 1 Motorsports, Marcelli said. Last year was put together really after the test at this point. It was so last-minute, and we were just battling from behind all year. e were fast, we had good appearances at certain events here and there, but we really pieced together the puzzle for this year with everything it took to go after a championship. The team looks good, weve got good people, weve got a good driver lineup and I think our only focus is to go after a championship. As it did Thursday, the No. 62 Risi Competizione Ferrari F458 Italia once again showed the way in the GTclass with a lap at 1:59.862 (112.329 mph) in the afternoon sess ion. The morning session lead went to the No. 02 Extreme Speed Motorsports Ferrari F458 Italia with Anthony Lazzaro at the wheel, which may have provided some consolation after Johannes van O verbeek crashed the teams No. 01 machine earlier in the tests only s ignificant incident. Van Overbeek was not injured. As drivers and competitors, youre always concerned about the lap time, so my last time in the car this morning, we were quite quick, Lazzaro said. Thats what we can leave on, so Im happy with that. Ive said it before, this team when I came here for Sebring (in 2012 made me feel welcome right away. Its an extremely comfortable atmosphere to be in. Its a really good group of guys that are really happy and love what theyre doing, but also quite serious. Thats what you saw as they got a couple of wins last year, most notably at Petit Le Mans. They know how to perform. Top honors in the GTC class we nt to the No. 44 Flying Lizard Motorsports Porsche 911 GT3 Cup with Spencer Pumpelly behind the wheel. Pumpelly logged a best lap at 2:06.061 (106.805 mphhe afternoon session. Im proud of the lap time, but I t hink what was more important was t he work we did to learn more about this car and get it ready for the race and try some things that will be helpful throughout the season, Pumpelly said. These guys are new to this car, but theyve got a ton of experience. I cant be happier to be a part of this team and this organization, and [co-drivers] Nelson [Canache] and Archie [Hamilton] also did an awesome job. It was a really good test for us and I cant w ait for the season to start. The new ALMS season will start with the 61st Mobil 1 Twelve Hours of Sebring Fueled by Fresh from F lorida on Saturday, March 16. The race will air live starting at 10:45 a.m. ETon SPEED, and event information is available through A LMS.com. The Serieswebsite offers additional content such as live in-car cameras, and timing and scoring for all users around the world. Viewers outside the U.S. c an watch Petit Le Mans and all ALMS races live on ALMS.com. Visit ALMS.com for current and future event information including tickets and area accommodations. Page 4BNews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013w ww.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 3.639"; 2"; Black; YMCA donate boat; 00026826 AMERICAN GOLF CARTS; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 2/3,10,17,24; 00027334 ESCOT BUS LINES; 7.444"; 2"; Black; sports section only; 00027471 and look to restock with a recruiting class of 37 student-athletes. They lost in the playo ffs, so I hope to help them get a ring in the next few seasons, Gammage said. I know Ive got to stayf ocused, work hard and not take anything for granted. Things his former head coach has no doubt he will do. s a very determined young man, Scott said. s a responsible person who has worked hard to get here. He will do great things. Looking toward majoring in Criminal Justice, Gammage knows the opportunity hes given himself to work toward his college degree, as well as continuing his playing career on the next level. This means a lot, to play on the college level is going to be a great experience, he said. Its a good program all around and I get to take advantage of a nice education.N ews-Sun Sports Editor Dan Hoehne contributed to this story. Continued from 1B Ezell excited for opportunity Senior 70s reach mid-season Photo courtesy of alms.com Defending ALMS P1 co-champion Klaus Graf posted the quickest time of the test on Friday morning in the No. 6 Muscle Milk Pickett Racing HPD ARX-03c. Speeds improve on final day of Sebring Winter Test I know Ive got to stay focused, wor k hard and not take anything for granted. EZELLGAMMAGE M iles College signee
C M Y K Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID An amazing array of outstanding arts and crafts are entered int he Lake Placid Arts & Crafts Country Fair exhibits the first weekend of February each year at the Lake Placid Elementary School. Artistsa nd craftsmen may enter any or all of the 10 divisions,in each of which there are one to several classes and subclasses. E ntries were judged Feb. 1 with first,second,third and honorable mention ribbonsg iven in all classes. From all first place recipients in a class,a Best of Class winnerr eceives a purple and white rosette ribbon and $10 cash. F rom those Best of Class winners,a Best of Show red, white,and blue tri-color rib-b on and $25 cash is awarded to the top entry in that divis ion. The adult amateurs received a Laura Watson Award,and the professionals receive the Laura Rider Award. T he outstanding quality of many entries provides keen c ompetition and a real challenge for the judges. On Feb. 2,the exhibit visitors choset heir favorites in each division for the Peoples Choice a wards. Many commented on the difficulty of judging. A record number of attendees v oted in all divisions,sometimes agreeing with the judges and often times not in agreement. From arts and crafts to poetry,the quality oft he amateurs rivaled that of the professionals. Money awards were presented to the adult winners at the gazebo in DeVane Parko n Feb. 2 by Chairman of the Exhibits Helen Obenchain a ssisted by Miss Jr. Lake Placid and Miss Lake Placid.T he Peoples Choice award winners received their award Feb. 3. The Laura Watson awards are sponsored by EleanorW atson McAvoy,and the Laura Rider awards by Wauchula State Bank in memory of those honored. Six other memorial awardsw ere also given. A memorial plaque for Outstanding Woodworking was given by Hoz Compton in memory of Dr. William Shuck and received by Norbert Stang for a turned multi-wood rolling pin. A teal blue and white rosette ribbon with a $25 award,in memory of Edna Kubic for outstanding food, went to Bernice Hernandez for her peanut brittle. A green and white rosette ribbon and $25 for the Most Original Craft,in memory this year of Jay Chase,was presented to Doug Klemm for a metal Alligator Head & Frogs Scene,both given in their memory by Eleanor Watson McAvoy.A baby blue and white rosette ribbon and $25 award,in memory of Mary Lou Krog,was given for the Best Floral China Painting to Gert Wagner for a Rose Dresser Set. A jewel blue and white rosette ribbon and $25 for a poem related to nature and the world around us,in memory of Eileen Kruger, was given to Leslie Odierno for Spanish Moss. The Harry McConnell Award, given in his memory by his wife,Betty,was a chestnut brown and white ribbon and$ 25 for an Outstanding Wood Carving to Deborah Snavely for 3 Butterflies on Driftwood. A mateur Adult top winners were: Division I Arts Class 1 Oils,Acrylics Best of Class Jean Cormierf or Cormorant. Class 2 Watercolor Best of Class Sandra Hartmanf or Lighthouse. Class 3 Drawings & Mixed Media Joan Dunnf or Scratchboard Roses. Best of Show Laura W atson Award Joan Dunn. Division II Photography C lass 1 Film Barbara Scott for Sunset. C lass 2 Digital Steve Bullard for Goldfinch. Best of Show Laura Watson Award Steve Bullard. Division III Porcelain C lass 1 China Painting Best of Class Carolyn Halkyer for Corn & GrapesP late. Best of Show Laura W atson Award Carolyn Halkyer. D ivision IV Wood Crafts Class 1 Wood Working Best of Class Marlene Cupstid for a Swamp DreamsIntarsia. C lass 2 Wood Carving Best of Class Norm Clift for a Dragon. Best of Show Laura Watson Award Norm Clift. Division V Crafts C lass 1 Miniatures Best of Class Joan Dunn for JackR ussell Painting. Class 2 CraftsBest of Class Dawn Heinbach for a Paper Tole. Class 3 Glass/Metal B est of Class Robin Peterson,Lavender Crocheted Necklace. Class 4 Ceramics Best of Class Patty Lloyd for aB lack & Red Mask. Class 5 Dolls Best of Class Ashley Tanner for 3 Faced Baby Doll-Happy,Sad, Sleepy. Best of Show Laura Watson Award Ashley Tanner. Division VI Needlecrafts Class 1 Embroidery Best of Class Kathy LeVine for Hobby Holly. C lass 2 Needlepoint Best of Class Charee Walcher for Cape Cod Village. Best of Show Laura W atson Award Charee Walcher. Division VII Stitchery and Fabric Crafts C lass 1 Quilting, Patching,Applique Best of Class Kay Craw for HandQ uilted Roses. Class 2 Sewing,Fabric Crafts Best of Class P eggy Gray for Soft Sculpture Friends-Cat & D og. Best of Show Laura Watson Award Kay Craw. Division VIII Yarn and C ord Crafts Class 1 Knitting Best of Class Claudia Winn for a Forest Green Shade Afghan. Class 2 Crocheting Best o f Class Mary Birge for Holy NightFilet T ablecloth. Class 3 Hooking and Weaving Best of Class D onna Marcinalli for Red SocksHooked Rug. B est of Show Laura Watson Award Mary Birge. D ivision IX Foods Class 1 Canning Best of Class Amy Harrison for Mom Mom Bread & Butter Pickles. C lass 2 Cakes Best of Class Peggy Miller for Coconut Pound Cake. Class 3 Cake Decorating Best of Class for Louisa H yman for Wedding Cupcake Cake. C lass 4 Pastries Best of Class for Donna Mancinallif or Italian Pastries. Class 5 Cookies and Candies Bernice Hernandez for Peanut Brittle. Class 6 Breads Liz L eBranc for Amish Friendship Bread. Best of Show Laura Watson Award Amy Harrison. Division X Poetry Class 1 Poetry Best of Class Jennifer Hutzenlaub for My Children. Best of Show Laura Watson Award Sandy Kessler for On New Years EvRhyming. P rofessional Awards were presented to: D ivision I Arts Class 1 Oils,Acrylics B est of Class Terry Blovsky,Sun Valley,Tree Class 2 Watercolor Best of Class Marsha Penn, Maggies Butterfly. C lass 3 Drawings & Mixed Media Herb Frazier, D ying Tree & Barn. Best of Show Laura Rider Award Marsha Penn. Division II Photography C lass 1 Film Glenn Gonzales,Sea Oaks. Class 2 Digital Caroline T roup,Eagle. Best of Show Laura Rider Award Caroline Troup. Division III Porcelain C lass 1 China Painting Best of Class Elaine Ables, Bird of Paradise. Best of Show Laura Rider Award Elaine Ables. Division IV Wood Crafts Class 1 Wood Working Best of Class William Sontag,Multiwood Layered Earrings. Class 2 Wood Carving B est of Class Bill Snyder, Dragon Family B est of Show Laura Rider Award Bill Snyder. Division V Crafts Class 2 CraftsBest of C lass May Pierson,Deer Nature ScenePaper Tole. Class 3 Glass/Metal Best of Class Judy Nicewicz,Heart Pendant. B est of Show Laura Rider Award May Pierson. Division VI Needlecrafts Class 1 Embroidery Best of Class Joni Warner, Caladiumin beads. B est of Show Joni Warner. D ivision VII Stitchery & Fabric Crafts C lass 1 Quilting Best of Class Peggy Allen, Hand Appliqued & Quilted Hearts & Butterflies Quilt. Class 2 Sewing Best of C lass Joan Dunlap,Necktie Envelope Purse. Best of Show Peggy Allen. Division VIII Yarn and Cord Crafts C lass 2 Crocheting D ianne Pelland,Ecru Doily. Best of Show Dianne Pelland. Division IX Food C lass 4 Pastries Beatrice Vallee,Praline Key Lime Pie. Best of Show Beatrice Vallee. Division IX Poetry Class 1 Poetry Anne Reynolds for Eight Days a WeekRhyming. Best of Show Anne Reynolds. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 10, 2013Page 5B DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 00026400 BIG GREEN LAWN MAINTENANCE; 5.542"; 3"; Black; feb ads; 00027285 S TANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 2/10/13; 00027485 CROSSWORDSOLUTION ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Many win at Country Fair Courtesy photo The Adult Amateur winners of the Lake Placid Arts & Crafts Country Fair, held Feb. 1-3. M ore awards on 8B and 11B. 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C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. 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, firstname.lastname@example.org ;website, www.stcathe.com .School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr.Anna V.Adam, 747 S.Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870;385-7300;fax, 3857310;email email@example.com .School office hours 7:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.MondayFriday.Clergy:Very Rev.Jos Gonzlez, V.F., firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID More visitors than ever before saw the Lake Placid Country Fair exhibits at the LakeP lacid Elementary School last weekend and became judges. They had the privilege of voting for the exhibit of their choice in each of the 10 adult amateur divisions to determine thew inners. Sometimes the voters agreed with the judges and other times they selected their own favorite. Last Sunday,winners in each divis ion received an orange and white rosette ribbon and a $25 cash prize presented at the gazebo in DeVaneP ark by Helen Obenchain,Exhibits chair,and assisted by Suellen Robinson,Adult Exhibits chair,MissL ake Placid and Miss Junior Lake Placid. W inners were: Division I Arts Joan Swanson, Path in the Scrub; D ivision II Photography Joel Glover,Bear Backstroke; D ivision III Porcelain Gert Wagner,Rose Dresser Set; Division IV Woodcrafts Marlene Cupstid,Swamp Dreams Intarsia; D ivision V Craft Linda Moeller,Flamingos on Beach Paper T ole; Division VI Needlecrafts Grace Becker,Autumn Grist Mill; Division VII Stitchery & Fabric Crafts Cecilia Sorenson,CathedralQ uilt; Division VIII Yarn & Cord Crafts Madeline Levesque for Crocheted Ecru Doily; Division IX Foods Louisa H yman for Wedding Cupcake Cake; Division X Poetry Sandy Kessler,New Years Eve. Many local businesses sponsored the awards: Division I Caladium Arts & C rafts Co-Op Division II Idas Hairport D ivision III Lake Placid China Painters Club Division IV Lake Country J ewelers Division V Happiness Farms D ivision VI All around Septic and Sewer Division VII Amber Louise Boutique Division VIII Lake Placid Seed & W estern Wear Division IX Schoonis Italian A merican Division X Lake Placid Journal Attendees decide Peoples Choice Awards Courtesy photo The winners of the Peoples Choice Awards at the Lake Placid Country Fair last weekend were presented an orange and white rosette ribbon and $25 cash prize. More awards on pages 5B and 11B.
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 10, 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 email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org.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: email@example.com;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: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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, email@example.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 If youven ever been out to the Sun N Lake Preserve inS ebring, you are missing a wonderful naturale xperience.The 1,350-acre wildlife preserve is composed of a mosaic of plant communities includingp ine flatwoods,cypress swamps,hardwood hammocks,bayheads,marshes,a nd hardwood swamps. This pristine site is at the end of Sun N Lake Boulevard.O nly walkers and bicyclers may enter since there are no m otorized vehicles allowed inside the gates. When it comes to natural a reas,some folks think that if you leave a piece of land a lone,it will be just fine,but that is not usually the case. The land actually needs to be managed to keep it in itsp ristine condition. If the land isnt managed properly, exotic species may take over, succession will occur and pretty soon,the area is nol onger hospitable to the plants and animals that have always lived there. Management activities that are generally performed ine nvironmental areas include prescribed fire,roller chopping,selective thinning and exotic removal. Each practice is important to specifica reas for specific reasons. Many plant communities are fire dependent,whichm eans they need fire to survive. The pineflatwood community is one of thesea reas. Pines need the sun. When hardwood trees,such a s oaks begin to grow in these areas,they shade out the sun-loving pines,whichc annot reproduce without an open area and lots of suns hine. Without fire,eventually the pine forest will b ecome a hammock. You may be asking,why i s this so bad? The pineflatwood community supports thousands of species of floraa nd fauna that cannot survive anywhere else. If all t heir sources of food,shelter and type of community are no longer available,they will perish. Prescribed burns are performed mainly to reduce fuelo n the forest floor and kill hardwood trees that threaten to take over the pine forests. The survival and resilience of many plant speciesd epend on the nutrients the burning provides to the soil. Burning permits new growth of many species,especially wildflowers. A variety ofw ildlife species are attracted to lower lying vegetation, which is provided after a burn.Another very important reason to burn on a regularb asis is for safety.When certain plant communities are not burnt for many years,f uels build up on the forest floor.Pine needles,dead branches,leaves and vegeta-t ion are very attractive to wildfires.Keeping these f uels to a minimum seriously reduces the possibility of wildfire,keeping nearby res-i dences and other structures out of harms way. T here was a time when fire was a common and natural occurrence. Frequently, especially in the summerm onths when weather can be severe,lightening would strike a pine tree,shrub or grasses and start a raging flame throughout the forests.T he fire would burn for miles until it met up with a natural fire break such as a lake,swamp or hardwood hammock.Once the blazesm et up with the wetter areas, they would go out. With this in mind,it is easy to understand why fire is still important to ourr emaining natural areas. However,with hospitals,residences,schools,roads ando ther human inhabited structures all around,fire is not a very welcome visitor. That isw hy mankind must occasionally step in and lend Mother N ature a helping hand by burning in a safe and planned manner. N ow hopefully you understand why fire is i mportant as a tool.Prescribed burns are very carefully written prescriptions for a specific areat hat requires fire to survive.Many factors such as weather,ground moisture, wind speed and direction, and humidity are calculatedi nto the prescription. If any of these factors are not ideal, the burn does not happen that day. Recently a prescribed b urn was performed in the northern most sections of the Sun N Lake Preserve. Within the next couple of weeks,two more burns willb e done north of gate six. Very soon,the new growth will begin to emerge fromt he ashes. Animals will come to forage in the wide open spaces where food is readilya vailable.Wildflowers will begin to pop up all over,givi ng the forest floor a burst of color. As it was in the past, the plant communities thatw ere touched by fire will thrive,rejuvenate,and regene rate. Many natural areas require periodic fire to stay healthy News From The W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo SamVanHook strings fire in the north section of the Sun N Lake Preserve during a prescribed burn that was performed on Jan. 23.
C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARKThe Kissimmee ValleyA rchaeological and Historical Conservancy is sponsoring a presentation by Dr. David Butler,principle investigator at the Blueberrys ite in Highlands County. Butler will present an overview of current research at 7 p.m. Thursday,Feb. 21 in Building G,Room 101,SFSC Highlands Campus. The pub-l ic is invited at no cost. Butler will talk about the f ocus on his work at the Blueberry site since 2005. His presentation will high-l ight the significant accomplishments of the Phase I C ultural Resource Assessment (2005-2008 file with the Bureau of Archaeological Research in Tallahassee and the ongoingP hase II Cultural Resource Assessment (2009-2013 B utlers research design has produced a plethora of educational summaries anda nalytical reports. His accomplishments include nearly 30 articles focusing on progress at the site,nine pro-f essional archaeological conference presentations detailing analysis of findings,lab management,and analysis protocol specific to the site asw ell as detailed studies of significant artifacts and artifact categories at the site such as individual copper artifacts,lithics,ceramics, bone tools,and detaileda nalysis of hearth and postmold features. B utler is a Registered Professional Archaeologist with 15 years of professionala rchaeological experience in the state of Florida. He a ttended graduate school at the University of South Florida where he earned a masters degree in public archaeology in 2001 and hisd octorate degree in 2007. He has been a crew member and a supervisor in all phases of research in the CulturalR esource Management industry including Phase I, II,and III Archaeological Surveys,artifact analysis, report writing,researchd esign,probability modeling,archaeological monitoring and the documentation and description of historic structures. Butler taught courses in a nthropology and archaeology at the college level from 2 001-2009. Since 2009,he has applied his anthropological background toward thea nalysis of online cultural marketing as a full-time prof essor in the Full Sail University Internet Marketing Master of Science Program in Winter Park. For more information,call A nne Reynolds at 465-3627. Page 10BNews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2012; 3.639"; 10.5"; Black plus three; Process, Lake Wales Ridge Proj; 00027100 C HICANES; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 2/10/13; 00027481 Dummy; 11.25"; 4"; Process color; -; 00027545 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT C ourtesy photo Frames and Images, 108 Circle Park Drive, is hosting Judy Nicewiczs award-winning paintings for the month of February. They are on display in the showcase window facing Ridgewood Drive. Nicewicz is a member of Heartland Cultural Alliance and the Caladium Arts and Crafts Cooperative. For more information call Nicewicz at 273-1339 or 386-0123. Art work on display Blueberry archaeologist to speak at SFSC Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Museum of Florida Art and Culture (MOFAC) will holdi ts Third Thursday program, Going Spiral:Art,Culture, a nd Science,at 1 p.m. Thursday,Feb. 21 in BuildingG ,Room 101,SFSC Highlands Campus. Spirals are found in the natural world from seashells to whirlpools to the galaxies.T hey can be found in prehistoric cave drawings and contemporary art,modern architecture and ancient tools. A mini-discussion will intro-d uce the topic of spirals in art,culture,and science and how it has influenced art through the ages. Third Thursdays at MOFAC is a series that will enhance and inspire the publics perspective on Florida art and culture. Each program focuses on a different MOFAC exhibition. The program is held every third Thursday of the month,is open to the public,and is free. For more information,contact Mollie Doctrow,SFSC MOFAC curator,at 7847240. SFSC MOFAC is on the SFSC Highlands Campus, on the east wing of the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts,Avon Park. Like SFSC MOFAs Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/m ofac. Going Spiral at MOFAC
C M Y K Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Students c ompeting in the Lake Placid Country Fair were judged by grade level in Elementary (K5),Middle School (6-8 High School (9-12r eceived first,second,third and honorable mention ribbons for their arts and crafts entries. There were five divisions in which there weret hree classes. From the blue ribbons in a class,one was chosen to receive a Best of Class Purple Rosette ribbon and a $10 award. From the Best ofC lass in each division,a Best of Show was selected and r eceived the Elaine Waggener Tri-color Ribbon in Elementary,Anne ReynoldsT ri-color Ribbon in Middle School and J.D. Watson Tric olor Ribbon in High School. Each of these winners also received a $25 award. Several special Memorial Awards were given with a RosetteR ibbon and a $25 award. Helen Obenchain,chairm an of Exhibits,announced each winner and the awards were presented by Miss LakeP lacid and Miss Junior Lake Placid last Sunday at the G azebo in the Park. Many students were present to receive their award winnings. I n a few divisions there were multiple winners,made possible when there are no e ntries in some classes. Those ribbons were then a warded in a class with many outstanding entries. The Art Division was most popular with more than 1,096 entries in the ElementaryD ivision alone. The Media Room at Lake Placid Elementary School was packed with the student projects. Many thanks to teachers and parents for their support. Winners at the Elementary School level were: D ivision I ART Best of Class Class 1 Paintings,(K-2 Matteo Orozco,kindergarten, Fish; Paintings (3-5N athan Van Dam,fifth grade, Parrot. Class 2 Drawings,(K-2 Nia,first grade, Underwater Scene; TylerH annon,second grade, Mountain Man; Drawings (35) Hope Flores,fourth grade,Night Cabin. Class 3 Mixed Media Haylee Smoak,second grade,S hiny Pink & Purple Flowers. C lass 4 Photography Payton Wright,fifth grade, Horse. C lass 5 Group Projects Mrs. Floress third-graders, D ont Be A Pothead. Best of Show Elaine Waggener Award Nathan Van Dam. D ivision II Clay and Ceramics B est of Class Class 1 Ceramics Paisley Karlson,first grade,C eramic Dish; Nathan Van Dam,fifth grade,Sushi D ish/Bowl. Class 2 China Painting Seth Filip,pre kindergarten,P ink Flowers on Candy Dish. Best of Show Elaine Waggener Award Nathan V an Dam. D ivision III Crafts Class 1 Crafts Olivia Gallo,fifth grade,Necklace. Class 2 Needlecrafts Rachel Gallegos,fifth grade,L oom Knit hat. Best of Show Elaine Waggener Award Olivia Gallo. Division III Foods B est of Class Class 1 Cakes Mrs. Devlins Group B,third grade,Peanut Butter Pound Cake. C lass 2 Breads & Pastries Mrs. Devlins Group A,Pumpkin Bread. Class 3 Cookies & Candies Ms. DevlinsG roup C,Oatmeal Rocks. Class 4 Miscellaneous Hannah Gridley,fifth grade,Strawberry Pretzel Dessert. Best of Show Elaine W aggener Award Nathan Van Dam,fifth grade, Mandarin Pineapple Cake with Mango Filling. D ivision V Poetry Best of Class C lass 2 Free Verse Jacob Sueppel,third grade, ree Frog. Class 3 Haiku,Lantern, etc. Lidia Reducindo,sec-o nd,Peace. Best of Show Elaine W aggener Award Jacob Sueppel. M iddle School Division I Art B est of Class Class 1 -Paintings Hannah Stanley,eighthg rade,iger Class 2 Drawings Hannah Staley,eighth grade, Cat. Class 3 Photography K ayla Ming,seventh grade, Profile; Harrison Howes, sixth grade,Garden Hose; Sabrina Land,seventh grade, Rose with Vignette. B est of Show Anne Reynolds Award Hannah Stanley,Cat; and Kayla Ming,Photo of a Girls Face. Division II Clay and C eramics Best of Class Class 1 Ceramics Katie D ye,eighth grade,Flower Pot Baby. C lass 2 China Painting Katie Dean,sixth grade, Urn with Swans. Division III Crafts B est of Class Class 1 Crafts Emily B rouwer,seventh grade, Earth Day. Class 2 Needlework K ylie Daum,eighth grade, Crocheted Amigurum Pokeball. B est of Show Anne Reynolds Award Kylie D aum. Division IV Foods Class 3 Cookies & Candies Katie Dye,eighthg rade,Snowflake Cookies. Best of Show Anne R eynolds Award Katie Dye. Division V Poetry B est of Class Class 1 Rhyming Verse Bethany McLean,seventhg rade,Luminous Orb. Class 2 Free Verse M adison Koukos,seventh grade,World of Books. Best of Show Anne Reynolds Award Bethany McLean. High School D ivision I Art www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 10, 2013Page 11B DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; sweet adelines; 00026991 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; feb ads; 00027212 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; feb ads; 00027287 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Students compete in five divisions C ourtesy photo Students competed in five divisions during the Lake Placid Country Fair. Each winner received $25 awards and ribbons for their categories. Those winning Best of Class for the three classes were also presented an additional $10. More awards announced on pages 5B and 8B. Continued on page 12B
C M Y K Best of Class C lass 1 Painting Renez Torres,10th grade,wo Children; Ann G. Alabe, 12th grade, Watercolor; HollyS cherlacher,12th grade, Self-Portrait,Acrylic; Aleesha Nevills,10th grade, Pen & Ink Design. Class 2 Drawings M agdalena Rodriguez,12th grade,The Lion King at RestPencil; Jessica Mareno,12th grade,Green Goddess,Pencil; Kalani Dubberly,10th grade, Hermit Crabs,Pen & Ink; Jose Donan ,ninth grade, Girl with Purse,Pencil; Makayla Patterson,12th grade,Self Portrait,MixedM edia. Class 3 Photography M eghan Griffin,9th,Hidden Alphabet; Alina San Miguel, 11th,The Big Save. Best of Show J.D. Watson A ward Jessica Moreno, 12th grade,Green Goddess C olored Pencil. D ivision II Clay and Ceramics B est of Class Class 1 Ceramics David Hinson,12th grade,HideA way Mask; Kady Owens, 11th grade,Sea Fountain Coil. C lass 2 China Painting Dominique Juliano,11th g rade,Butterflies on Plate. Class 3 Sculpture Holly Scherlacher,12th grade,Tea Set. Best of Show J.D. W atson Award Kristina Williams,12th grade, Downtown Sebring Sculpture. Division III Crafts Best of Class Class 3 Sculpture Kellymar Rodriguez,12thg rade,Life-size Man & Woman Figures of Newspaper & Packing Tape. Best of Show J.D. Watson Award KellymarR odriguez. Division IV Foods Best of Class Class 1 Cakes Kayla S elander,12th grade,White Sour Cream Golf Course Cupcakes. B est of Show J.D. Watson Award Kayla Selander. D ivision IV Poetry Best of Class C lass 1 Rhyming Verse Lana Smith,12th grade, re Friends. C lass 2 Free Verse Mason Belcher,12th grade, Manhattan Sky; Kayla Davis,11th grade,Who Am I; Michael Asbury,12th grade,Orange Yellow,Blue. B est of Show J.D. Watson Award Chase Corley,10th grade,Northern Lights, Lake Minnesota. S pecial Memorial Awards were chosen from overall entries in all grades. They were: The Mary Lou Krog M emorial Award for Best in China Painting Dominique Juliano,11th grade,for Butterflies Plate. The Jay Chase Memorial A ward for Most Original C raft Max Carlisle,fifth grade,for Typical Galilean Home. The Edna Kubic Memorial Award for Outstanding Food Olivia Gallo,fifth grade, for Spaghetti & Meatballs on Miniature CakCake Decorating. The Eileen Kruger M emorial Award for poetry for poem subject related to nature Chase Corley,10th grade,for Northern Lights, Lake Minnesota. Page 12BNews-SunSunday, February 10, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black; 2/10,13; 00027489 E .O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 00027490 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunL AKE PLACID Donna Spaniola,a Michigan resid ent who winters in Okeechobee,is Februarys Artist/Crafter of the Month a t the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative. For the past 10 years,she has made magnetic bookmarks,greeting cards andj ewelry,most often using Swarovski crystals. Spaniola has been doing crafts since she was in her teens. She started with felto rnaments,tree skirts, dough ornaments,counted cross stitch,etc. One craft l ed to another,she said. She is also an awardw inning jewelry maker. In 2004,a necklace she made using Picture Jasper Stones w on first place at a jewelry store (Miners Den Royal Oak,Mich. She enjoys taking beading classes to learn newd esigns. Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative has a large variety of gifts for every occasion. For more infor-m ation call 699-5940. Spaniola is Artist of the Month Courtesy photo D onna Spaniola enjoys her crafts anything from magnetic book marks to jewelry. She is the Artist/Crafter of the Month at the Caladium Arts & Crafts Cooperative. Student awards given at Country Fair Continued from page 11B Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN
C M Y K M etro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 20 Aries,be on your best behavior this week. Acquaintances both new and established willh ave their eyes on you,and it is essential that you make a good impression. Taurus (April 21-May 21 Taurus,although you may not be able to see into the future,you can plan for what may happen in the next few days. Now is the perfect time to check in with friends. Gemini (May 22-June 21 Gemini,get all of your work ducks in a row because you want to ensure you are up for the next promotion or pay increase. Now could be the time to make work your top priority. Cancer (June 22-July 22 You may find that you have an easy time of reading people this week,Cancer. Use this trait to your advantage to find out how certain people feel about your new ideas. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23 Leo,dont get too excited when things seem out of whack this week. Keep calm and find out how you can set things on the right course. Lead by example,and others will follow. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22 Virgo,try not to participate in any new activities this week. You are already over-extended. Clear your to-do lists before you take on any other responsibilities. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Show others how good their lives can be if they just followa little of your own advice and take cues from what you have done already,Libra. Expect a few converts. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio,you may be more focused on your fantasies and dream life than what is going on in your real life for the next few days. Just dont wander a round in a fog for too long. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius,it may be hard to concentrate this week, especially with so many ideasf loating around in your head. But do your best to stay focused. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20)Capricron,lend a helping hand when you see an opportunity to do so. Donate your time to someone in need or help a friend or family member complete a project. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius,clarify your needs and wants. Until you can delineate between these factors you may be spending unnecessarily,which is not what your budget needs. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces,it may take a few days for you to handle things, but dont let that dissuade you from trying. Set your own timetable. Famous birthdays Feb. 10,Glenn Beck,talk show host (49. 11,Taylor Lautner,actor (21. 12, Judy Blume,author (75. 13,Richard Tyson,actor (52 Feb. 14,Florence Henderson, actress (79. 15,Amber Riley,actress (27); Feb. 16, Elizabeth Olsen,actress (24 Taurus should plan for the next few days Dear Abby:M y stepson Stev is getting marriedo ut of town. His fiancee is an only daughter with three brothers,and her family ist hrowing a large,traditional,formal wedding. M y husband and I have just been informed by Stevs mother that we aret o host the rehearsal dinner for the wedding party,their s pouses and out-of-town guests. It will cost thousands of dollars in addition to the cost of us attending the wedding,and we willh ave to go into debt to pay for it. Is this fair? W hen we were married, we had a simple wedding. We prepared everythingo urselves because it was all we could afford. Should w e be expected to fork over money we dont have to feed people we dontk now just because the brides family can afford to throw a large,formal wedd ing? Stepmom in Canada D ear Stepmom: No, you should not,and you should let the brides family know it ASAP. Although,traditionally,ar ehearsal dinner is hosted by the parents of the groom,today it can be hosted by just about anyone who is willing. And while the guest list normally includes all atten-d ants and their spouses or partners,close relatives a nd special guests such as the clergyperson and spouse,you are not obligated to include out-oftown guests. Out-of-towng uests should be given a list of local restaurants and should not expect to be entertained beyond the wedding and the reception. Dear Abby: I had a working relationship witha couple,and Millie,for many years. I considered them personal friends as well. I have since left the company and moved about 80 miles away. While I have enjoyed staying in touch with them, their phone calls to me have been overwhelming. They sometimes call at inappropriate times day and night. Ignoring them or not returning calls didt work. Ed sent me texts, and I finally responded with Please dont call me anymore,but his callsc ontinue. I changed my phone number,but now Im starting to get calls where I work,and they have evenc alled my daughters phone. I know Ed is retired now and has some health issues,but I dont know why Im the one he calls when hes bored and wants s omeone to talk to. I have reached the point w here I dont think it is possible to continue this friendship if its going toi nvolve multiple phone calls each day and 20 mess ages in my mailbox during the week. How do I get these nice people to give me some space? Smothered in Carrollton,G a. Dear Smothered: How s ad. Multiple daily phone calls and 20 email messages a week after youh ave asked the person not to contact you isnt normal b ehavior. Is harassment. In light of your long friendship with this couple,a nd the fact that Eds behavior is escalating,call his wife. Explain that you a re concerned about her husbands behavior and u rge her to have him evaluated by his doctor. To My Asian Readers: The Lunar New Year beginst oday. Its the Year of the Snake. According to Asian culture,individuals born in the year of the snake are goal-oriented and hate failure. They are excellent mediators intelligent,r efined,clever in business and good providers because t hey value material wealth. A healthy,happy and prosperous New Year to you all. (Hiss,hiss,hooray!) Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, alsok nown as Jeanne Phillips, and w as founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. What teens need tok now about sex, drugs, AIDS and getting along with peers and parents is in What Every Teen Should Know. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds, Teen Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 610540447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 10, 2013Page 13B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 00027356 DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 2/10/13; 00027484 DIVERSIONS F LORIDATIONB y JOHN LAMPKIN ACROSS 1 DRIFT, AS SMOKE 5 MACBETHS HALLUCINATION 11 PEARLY ENTRANCE? 1 6 PEDICURE PLACE 19 THAT GIRL, IN QUEBEC 20 PLAZA HOTEL GIRL 21 PERFORMER WITH A W HIP 23 POKER, E.G. 24 JAW-DROPPING REACT ION TO BUTTERFLIES? 26 BELLYACHER 28 AUTH. UNKNOWN 29 WITHIN REACH 3 0 BIRTHDAY TIARA, E.G. 32 MIKE WHO MARRIED LIZ TAYLOR 3 4 GETS OUT OF SHAPE? 36 LEGAL DEG. 37 BACKWASH CREATORS 3 9 BIHALVED 42 UNCOMMON 43 SALUTATION TO AN OUT-OF-SHAPE FRIEND? 4 7 ANIMALS 49 BEAT IT 50 LIKE SOME BEANS 5 1 TRIPOLIS COUNTRY 5 2 OUTRAGEOUS ICE CREAM CONCOCTIONS? 5 4 MOBILE PHONE SITE?: ABBR. 55 NEUTER, AS A HORSE 56 __ NA NA 57 RESEARCH FOUNDAT ION, OFTEN 58 BARREL CLEANER 60 LIKE PITFALLS 63 GEORGE WHO PLAYS STOKES ON CSI 6 4 DOUGH HOARDER 65 MASTERS OF THE FELTT IPPED PEN? 6 7 HUNTERS TRICK 71 ISRAELS NETANYAHU, F AMILIARLY 73 IT HELPS DOUGH RISE 7 4 CLIMBERS SPIKES 75 OFFICERS ORNAMENT 78 FUTURE FATHERS SCH.? 79 FLOWER BED WETTER 81 EX HALVED 82 BULLETPROOF LINEN FIBER? 84 SCRUB THE MISSION 86 WHATS NEEDED FOR THE JOB 87 SCRAP FOR ROVER 88 GOING ON, TO HOLMES 89 COWERING CATERPILLAR? 91 UNSPECIFIED DEGREES 9 3 BOFFO ABBR. 94 HAPPINESS 95 THE GOOD WIFE FIG. 9 6 SOME CRASH PROGRAMS 98 1957 WAR MOVIE TITLE RIVER 1 00 HOI POLLOI 105 I HAVE __: 1963 SPEECH 1 08 COSTLY 110 AQUAMARINE 112 CUBAN TORTILLA KING? 115 MACBETHS BURIAL ISLE 116 NUCLEAR FAMILY? 1 17 FADDISH 118 SOME STATE-SPANNING RDS. 1 19 POSTAL MOTTO W ORD 120 BIG NAME IN VACUU MS 121 ACCENT 1 22 IN __: ACTUALLY D OWN 1 PREPARES FOR SHAMP OOING 2 THROW FOR __ 3 BOTANY MAJORS HURD LES? 4 WORK FOR THE SMALL S CREEN 5 TABLE 6 GOD OF ISLAM 7 BIG WHEEL IN DELIS 8 BEAT IT, YA VARMINT! 9 THIS, TO JUANITA 10 PRE-SPLASHDOWN STAGE 11 PANCREAS, FOR ONE 1 2 END 13 HORNED __ 14 CARMAKER FERRARI 15 POWER PLANT OUTPUT 1 6 HARBOR SUSPICION 1 7 GET BEHIND, AS E NEMY LINES 1 8 MET ACQUISITION 22 INSECT PRESERVER 2 5 AUSSIE HOPPERS 2 7 LANG. OF ISRAEL 3 1 BELCH IN TWELFTH NIGHT 33 __ CITIZENSHIP 35 COMMON QUALITY? 3 8 95-ACROSSS ORG. 4 0 POKES 41 STRUCTURAL OPENI NG? 43 __ LAMA 44 BEAT IT 4 5 LIKE ABNER BUT NOT REALLY 4 6 SEASON 1 JUDGE ON THE X FACTOR 47 BETROTHED 48 FOLK TALE RUBBER? 50 AFFECTIONATE 52 THRESHER GRAIN 5 3 DAWN 55 ANIMAL NAMED FROM A GREEK WORD MEANING TRIBE OF HAIRY WOMEN 5 6 SHOT CONTENTS 5 9 PROVE OTHERWISE 61 PESTERS PERSISTENTLY 62 BIG NAME IN COFFEEMAKERS 6 5 MADE TO SUIT 66 BANKRUPT ENERGY GIANT 6 8 TURKEYS NO ONE KNOWS ABOUT? 69 LATE RETIREMENT TIME 70 RIVER OF FLANDERS 7 2 BELLYACHES 7 4 CENTRAL PART 75 WWII TREASURY OFFERING 76 ESPECIALLY FOND OF 7 7 WHERE YOU MIGHT E XPERIENCE HARD KNOCKS? 80 ARROWS PATH 83 TAKE A GANDER 8 4 CANTERBURY QUAFF 8 5 COLOGNE QUAFF 8 6 RAIDED THE FRIDGE 89 PARTS OF DARTS 90 HARD OR SOFT ENDING 92 DOODLE ON THE GUITAR 9 4 ADVANCE 97 __-CROATIAN 99 BEAT IN THE KITCHEN 1 01 BIRDBRAINED 102 COMES ACROSS 103 CRITICIZES HARSHLY 1 04 DEPRESSIONS 106 LOVE, TO LUIS 1 07 WE NEED A LITTLE CHRISTMAS MUSICAL 109 PARTNER OF RODGERS 111 MOLLIFY 1 12 SOURCE OF SUPPORT 1 13 FOOTBALL NIGHT IN AMERICA NETWORK 114 PART OF KJV: ABBR. Solution on page 5B Grooms parents balk at cost of hosting rehearsal dinner Dear Abby W hen my husband, Ken,puts the camera to his eye to photograph wildlife or landscapes,he creates a window for met o see what he has seen. He frames the scene so that the camera will capture the essence of what he observes. Then he putsi t on the computer adjusting where necessary and presenting to the viewer the heart of the matter. When I and others see the undisturbed image, we see a bit into his soul. His photography is a reflection of the beauty he sees in Gods creation that inspires him to capture it and preserve the moment. When we are together on a hike or walk,I sit back and watch him taking pictures,wondering what his eye is beholding. Other times,I scout ahead and call him to come quickly. He may not always come running until hes finished seizing the moment where he is.So,I hold my place till he catches up. Quite often,hell say that he cant take the picture because the light is not right or some other reason. But,I see it so clearly and I beg him to indulge me. When we get home Im anxious to see if somehow the camera has magically snagged a trophy for me. But,usually Im disappointed and realize I must trust his judgment not my untrained eye. Photographs provide a window for the viewer to see into the soul of the artist and the artistry of Gods creation.So,too, the lives of Christians should be windows through which others learn to live life according to the One who gives life Jesus Christ. Sometimes others look from afar and just watch, observe and patiently wait to see why that person has peace amidst struggles; or,joy in the midst of hardship.Other times they may run ahead and try to figure things out on their own. Then a friend catches up with them and lends a bit of wisdom,a truth that opens their eyes. When Paul instructed young Timothy,he said in1 Timothy 4:12 & 15b, NKJV,Let no one despise your youth,but be an example to the believers in word,in conduct,in love,in spirit,in faith,in purity that your progress may be evident to all. Being a window to lifehas nothing to do with age and everything to do with our relationship with Jesus Christ. Lets be sure our windows are squeaky clean allowing the light of Christ to shine through clearly. Selah Window to life Pause And Consider J an Merop Jan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent. She is a published author and a regular columnist of the News-Sun. Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155
C M Y K LIVING 14BNews-Sun Sunday, February 10, 2013 Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour,cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. In a glass measuring cup or small bowl,stir together the buttermilk and vanilla extract. In a large bowl with a hand mixer set at medium speed,beat the butter and sugar until evenly blended,about 1 to 2 minutes. Add the egg, increase the speed to high,and beat until smooth and creamy, about 1 minute more. Pour half the flour mixture into the butter-sugar mixture, and beat at medium speed until combined. Add the buttermilk mixture and continue beating until just blended. Add the remaining flour mixture and beat again. Use a cookie scoop or spoon to place a heaping tablespoon of batter on a prepared cookie sheet. Add more mounds of batter,evenly spacing them,until there are nine on each sheet. Slightly flatten each mound with a spoon. Bake cakes one sheet at a time for 10 minutes (they should be moist and spongy). Cool on the sheet for 2 minutes, then carefully transfer them to a rack to cool completely. Reline the sheets and scoop,shape and bake the remaining batter. Using an electric mixer at medium-high speed, beat all the filling ingredients except the coloring in a medium bowl until evenly blended, about 2 minutes. For a Valentine hue,fold in drops of red food coloring until the desired tint is reached. To make each pie, spoon and spread a heaping tablespoon of the filling onto the bo ttom of a cake,then gently press another cake on top.1 .In Roman mythology,Cupid is the god of erotic love and beauty. He is the son of which two planet-named gods?A.Neptune and JupiterB .Venus and MercuryC.Venus and MarsD.Neptune and Saturn2.Karen Valentine won the best supporting actress Emmy Award in 1970 for playing student teacher Alice Johnson on which TV series?A.The Flying NunB.White ShadoC .Room 222D .elcome Back,Kotter3 .Which American artist has made the heart one of the central visual themes in his paintings and drawings? Other themes recurring in his art include robes,tools and,most recently, Pinocchio. A.Jim DineB.Jackson PollackC.Jasper JohnsD .Chuck Close4.Since it was originally recorded in 1961, Cupidhas been covered by countless performers from Tony Orlando to Amy Winehouse. Which artist recorded the original hit that reached No. 17 on the charts?A.Del ShannonB.DionC.Neil SedakaD.Sam Cooke5 .In the 1929 Valentines Day Massacre, whose rival gang was gunned down in a Chicago garage by Al Capones mob posing as police officers? Um,allegedly.A .Bugsy SiegelB.Meyer LanskyC.Bugs MoranD.John Dillinger6.Which well-traveled baseball player was included in a trade to the California Angels w ith Frank Robinson in 1972 and,five years later,was traded to the New York Mets forD ave Kingman? He played nine years for five different teams.A .Jose ValentinB.Bobby ValentineC.Ellis ValentineD.Fred Valentine7 .In the card game Hearts,how many points is the queen of spades worth?A.13 B.0C.11 D.18.C omplete this lyric from My Funny Valentinerecorded by Frank Sinatra and many others:our looks are laughable. Unphotographable. Yet youA my favorite work of art.B. so charming,sweet and smart.C. a vision etched in my heart.D a dish that comes a la carte.9 .T he iconic artwork LOVEwas originally created as a Christmas card for the Museum of Modern Art in 1964. It was later made into a sculpture exhibited in New York in 1970. Which artist designed LOVE?A.Andy WarholB .Claes OldenburgC.Donald JuddD.Robert Indiana10.A traditional Valentines Day confection,the Hershes Kiss was introduced in 1907. Since then, production has stopped only once,from 1942 to 1949. Why did they stop making Kisses for eight years?A.Manpower shortageB.Mad cow diseaseC .Energy-saving blackoutsD.Silver foil rationingWhether you are a Beatles believer (All you need is love) or whether you empathize with the J.Geils Band (Love stinks), this quiz will test your knowledge of V-Day and all things related. And some not related.By Tom BorgmanPost-DispatchPINK FILLING TURNS AN OLD-FASHIONED DESSERT INTO A DELICIOUS VALENTINE TREATBy Nancie McDermottFamilyFun magazineNo one is certain who invented the whoopie pie; folks in both Pennsylvania Amish country and Maine have claimed it.As for the name,one theory is that it comes from children saying whoopie!upon finding the moist,chocolaty sweets in their lunch pails.Your kids can experience the same glee after baking their own and with pink-tinted filling,the pies will elicit cries of joy on Valentines Day. For the cakes:2 cups flour1/2cup unsweetened cocoa powder1 teaspoon baking soda1/2teaspoon salt1 cup buttermilk1 teaspoon vanilla1/2cup softened butter1 cup sugar1 egg For the filling:1/2cup softened butter11/2cups confectionerssugar1 cup marshmallow crme1 teaspoon vanillaRed food coloringINGREDIENTSANSWERS 1. B.Imagine the offspring of Venus Williams and Freddie Mercury.On second thought, dont. 2. C.She taught at Walt Whitman High, and since it was the s, Im sure the students were very familiar with Leaves of Grass. 3 A.My guess is that the heart is the most-painted internal organ in the history of art. 4. D.The song is No.452 on the Rolling Stone list of 500 greatest songs ever. 5. C.This is recreated in a scene in Some Like It Hotbut might not be historically accurate.Especially the part about the two cross-dressing musicians. 6. B.Ironically, according to a recent r eport in the Connecticut Post, Valentine is being considered for the position of athletic director at Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Conn. 7. A.Taking all of the hearts and the queen of spades is called shooting the moon. 8. A.Quite the sweet-talker, this guy. I wonder if she stuck around for the seco nd verse. 9. D.He was born Robert Clark in New Castle, Ind. 10. D.Hershes makes 80 million Kisses a day.Thats 925 Kisses per s econd. PHOTOS BY BILL MILNE COURTESY OF FAMILYFUN MAGAZINE I LLUSTRATIONS BY CHRIS WARE L EXINGTON HERALD-LEADER/MCT