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C M Y K NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Sunday, February 17, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 21 | 75 cents www.newssun .com H ighLow 58 34C omplete Forecast PAGE 14A Mostly sunny and cooler F orecast Next question: Do you expect any more cooler temperatures after this weeks cold snap? w ww.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries James Howard Age 62, of Newberry Raymond Lewis Age 67, of Sebring John and Jessie Miller 91 and 87, of Lake Placid Obituaries, Page 5A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 70.5% No 29.5% 099099401007 Total votes: 44 HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 00027289 Question: Are you glad the city of Sebring is finally fixing the dredge hole at City Pier Beach? Arts & Entertainment11B Business5B Chalk Talk7B Classifieds10A Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle13B Dear Abby13B Editorial & Opinion4A Horoscopes13B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times13B Music9B News from the Watershed 8B Pause and Consider13B Sports On TV2B State9A Index Still in itF our of eight still in w restling event SPORTS, 1BMore than pythonsFeral cats also found to be an invasive a nimal problem in Florida Keys INSIDE, 9AOscar FunP lay some red carpet b ingo LIVING, 14B B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR email@example.comSEBRING The 3rd B attalion,116th Field Artillery unit is gearing up for a tour in the Middle East.N early 500 National Guard members will suit up and s hip out this weekend for a nine-month tour in Qatar. The local American Legion P ost 74 has put together a send off ceremony for these b rave men and women. This is the first ever Mobilization Departure Ceremony that has b een held in Sebring. e want people to come out and show their support.T his is the first one theve had in Sebring,but they have h ad other ceremonies over in Arcadia,said American Legion Riders DistrictC oordinator John Vincent. Four units will deploy t ogether under the 3rd batallion following the ceremony. Most of the soon-to-bed eployed guardsmen has been on a deployment previously. They were deployed about a year ago and then t hey came back for a while. Now they are going back, Vincent said. T he Mobilization Departure Ceremony is a trad itonal part of deployment for other branches of the military and occurs often within t he other branches. Residents are invited to take part in the ceremony tos upport and encourage the many men and women that w ill be overseas for close to a year. Lunch will be served as w ell as music and entertainment. A family day is p lanned for the soldiers preceding the departure ceremony. There are some things planned for the soldiers so that they may spend somet ime with their families before they deploy.We will h ave bounce houses,clowns, face painting,patriotic music,food and some othera ctivities going on for everyone to enjoy,Vincent said. T he 3rd Battalion,116th By SAMANTHA GHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK Breauna Washington and Taylor Massey,two young women whove been thrust into the spot light recently,areu sing their positions in the community to raise awareness about a cause that is dear to t heir hearts. Massey and Washington are the reigning J unior Miss and Miss Avon Park. The two girls not only have their crowns in common, but they share a sad common denominator as well. Both Massey and Washington have had to d eal with a loved one battling heart disease within the past year. Masses mother,Renee,underwent a successful heart transplant,of which she has had a full recovery. W ashington lost her grandmother,Janet Horsham,in August as a result of difficulties during her heart transplant. They are trying to bring awareness to this issue. Its not like breast cancer where its all over the place and everybody knows about it,so its taking some work. Its a National Guard to hold first departure ceremony Courtesy photo Junior Miss Avon Park Taylor Massey (leftvon Park Breauna Washington have teamed up during their year long reign to raise money for a great cause. The duo have began an awareness campaign, Go Red for Women with Heart Disease, to honor family members who have overcome and unfortunately lost battles with the disease. The girls are raising funds to donate to the cause. Miss, Jr. Miss AP use status to raise money for worthy cause By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comAVON PARK In a 3-2 vote Tuesday evening the Planning & Zoning Advisory Board recommended the city council deny Yudith Fernandezs application for a variance regarding parking at her proposed boarding house. Her property is the historic Touchton building at 1 W. Main St. This is a controversial issue. On the one hand,Fernandez who has been trying to open her proposed business for months,has been met with new demands each step of the way. She pointed out to the P&Z advisory board,she had fulfilled every demand every step of the way. Part of the wary response to her business is that through Fern and Fern Corp. and Fern Finance, Fernandez owns 21 properties in Highlands County. One of those properties is the Sharon Motel at 2180 U.S. North in Avon Park,an establishment that is neglected and in disrepair. However,when accused of multiple code violations at the P&Z meeting,City Manager Julian Deleon said Fernandez had no outstanding code violations. Her plan to turn the second floor of her building into a 16room boarding house for migrant agricultural workers is opposed by many in the community. Tuesday evening Fernandez was asking for a variance from the onstreet parking code. Speaker after speaker Tuesday night got up demanding the board vote against giving Fernandez that variance. Members of the board and downtown businessmen said they were most concerned about how Boarding house residents not welcome in Avon Park 3rd Battalion, 116th Field Artillery unit heads to Qatar S ee SEND,page 8A See GIRLS,page 5A See PARKING,page 5A News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Caitlin Sinness, 11, advances to the semi-finals Thursday evening with her performance of Jesus Take The Wheel. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.org SEBRING Six more aspiring s ingers were added to the Heartland Idol semi-finalists roster at the end of the second round qualifiers Thursday night at the Highlands County YMCA. Though 10-year-old Peyton Anderson was complimented about his efforts to continue to perform during the shos technical difficulties,after two less-than-enthusiastic filled performances the young singer was not initially chosen to move ahead in the competition. As the junior and teen Idol qualifying rounds wrapped up Thursdayn ight,judges evoked their first judges save. Veteran judges Vickie Watson and Larry Moore decided Anderson might have a little something in him that makes the judges want to see more. Anderson had shown judges only a tiny portion of what they think he can truly bring to the stage. Do you watch music videos Peyton,asked Moore. Qualifiers wrap up; full roster awaits Jr., Teen Idol semi-finals News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Sydni Hornick, 14, sings I Wont Let Go Thursday evening during Heartland Idols teen competition. See ,page 7A
C M Y K By SAMANTHA GHOLAR email@example.comS EBRING Investigations were recently conducted and have been concluded into twoS ebring Fire Department i ssues. City Administrator Scott Noethlich shared letters regarding the two incidents and investigations that shed light onto what has been allegedly going on at the c itys fire department. A racial discrimination investigation was headed by Mayor George Hensley,CityA ttorney Bob Swaine and City Human Resources Manager Charlotte Mann. A ccording to a letter written by Hensley to Noethlichf ollowing the wrap up of the investigation,the complaint was deemed unfounded. Firefighter David Avila was the center of the investigation. Avila contacted city o fficials on Jan. 11 via mail. In his letter Avila stated,I h ave been a loyal and respectful member of the Sebring Fire Department for several years now. I dont like being the one who firsts peaks up about this but I feel l ike it has impacted my life ... Chief (Brad me feel like an unequal member of this department through his racial actions. A vila went on to describe details of the things that heh as witnessed in the department that he feels were disc rimination and or racist. Avila described an instance w hen Batz walked through the floor I just mopped and looks down at me without saying a word.The lettera lso stated that Batz ,at one time,kept a noose in his office. T he presence of a noose w as confirmed by many firefighters when questioned by Hensley.The object had been in and out of the firehouse over a two-year time frame due to the moving of offices and a temporary trailer, a ccording to the investigation report. Avila stated on Feb. 4, 2013 that the noose was in a closetin Batzoffice. The object,which was tied in a standard training rope man-n er on the wall,according to the SFD employees,was notf ound by Hensley when he searched Batzs office. H ensley found no traces of a rope of any type during his investigation. Firefighters stated that Batz had not disp layed the object in a racially motivated way or otherw ise made a racial comment or gesture to it. According to Hensley and Noethlichs report,Avila told city officials that he did notf ind offense in the presence o f a noose initially,but he became offended when a colleague told him what the object meant. The investigation continu ed with digging into comments being allegedly madet owards Avila by not only Batz but fellow firefighters. H ensley report stated that Avila was not taking thec omments too seriously but that firefighters may be racially insensitive,but believes Chief Batz isn onetheless wrong for allowing it to happen. Firefighters agreed that j oking and poking fun at one a nother on duty is a common occurrence and that Avila is usually joking right along with the others. After further investigation, speaking individually with other firefighters and followu p interviews with Avila,the citys position remained that Avilas allegations of racial discrimination are unfound-e d. Hensley stressed to Noethlich that the city would not tolerate any racial dis-c rimination. As a result of the investigat ion,the Sebring Fire Department will undergo e ducational courses on diversity training in an attempt to ensure the discrimination policy is upheld. The classes a re currently being scheduled by Mann. N oethlich spoke about the investigation and what steps the city is taking next. I think there have been some misperceptions. Oncey ou look at things with a cert ain pair of glasses on they are going to look different, Noethlich said. As for Avila I dont know,I cant really say how he is doing. I donth ave a good read as the whether he is okay or not att he fire department,but I believe that he doesnt really w ant to speak up anymore about any of this. L ocal Union Chapter 3210 President Ross Edmunds spoke about the situation stating that Avila had plenty he wanted to talk about. He (Avila) does want to talk,they (city m ake things seem differently than they really are. I know he wants to talk,hes afraid ... Theres something going on here and the city just s wept it right under the rug, Edmunds said. If this was a serious investigation why w ouldnt you question everyb ody on the department? They went out of their way to m ake this look like a perfect i nvestigation and do a good j ob but in reality everybody in the department is looking around like what in the worldi s going on? E dmunds stated that the n oose incident was a big enough incident that someone took down the noose.E dmunds also stated that A vila will no longer go into B atzoffice. The union followed Avilas racial discrimination claim with a hostile working environment claim, which was also deemed unfounded. Though Edmunds could not speak of the other details surrounding t he investigation (he was not q uestioned) he knows of o ther instances where the work environment has had racial discrimination undert ones. I hope somebody out there cares enough about this community to stand up for whats right no matter what the timeline of these things happening are,Ross said. Being a firefighter is an amazing job; its sad that its been turned into somethings o stressful and difficult. 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PB:Power Ball Lottery Center Josephine boat ramp closedSEBRING Highlands County Parks and Recreation Department have closed the Lake Josephine boat ramp at1540 Lake June Road in Sebring for repair and maintenance from Monday through Thursday March 21. The ramp is schedule to reopen on Friday,March 22. For further information on boat ramp closings contact the Highlands County Parks and Recreation Department at 402-6812. Buy tickets for Relay spaghetti dinnerLAKE PLACID A spaghetti dinner (eat in or take out) is planned for 5-7 p.m. Friday,March 8 at First Presbyterian Church,118 N. Oak St. Proceeds will benefit Relay for Life Lake Placid. Tickets are $8 each and are available in advance by calling Joe Barney,team captain,at 441-0020. Tickets will not be sold at the door.Seven Trail Runs come through HighlandsTwo trail races will come through central Florida in the next two weeks as part of the Seven Trail Runs In Seven Awarding State Parks. The first is today at Paynes Creek Historic State Park in Bowling Green. The second will be Sunday,Feb. 24 at Highlands Hammock State Park. The 5 and 10K trail races start at 1 p.m. Ppre-register at www.active.com or by calling the Run Shoppe at (239 540-9529. Participants can register the day of the race. Contact Arielle Poulos of Florida Department of Environmental Protection at (239 managers of each park for further information.Barbecue has new place, new timeLAKE PLACID The Placid Lakes Volunteer Firefighters are hosting their 29th annual beef and pork barbecue from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today. Cost is $8 for barbecue beef or pork on bun,firehouse baked beans, potato salad and a cookie. Road signs will be posted and firefighters will be there to direct everyone. This year it is drive up take out only from the fire station at 300 Washington Blvd. N.W. in Placid Lakes. The station is just off Placid Lakes Boulevard. Call 243-4177 with any questions.Sebring Masons serve barbecue lunchSEBRING Sebring Lodge No. 249 will serve an all-you-can-eat barbecue chicken lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. today for an $8 donation. The menu is chicken,coleslaw,baked beans, potato salad,dessert and beverage. The lodge is located on the corner of Home Avenue COMMUNITYBRIEFS TonyThompson of Evanston,Ind.,is the correct name of the gentleman who got a Hole-in-One on Number 5 at Harder Hall on Jan. 28. His name was misspelled in the publication congratulating him on this accomplishment. In the Unknown Soldier column that appeared in Fridays edition,the foundations name was incorrect. The correct name of the foundation formed by friends and family of the young airman is the Captain Nicholas Schade Whitlock Foundation. The News-Sun appreciates the opportunity to correct these mistakes and set the record straight. Corrections Continued on page 8A B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING As a result of an extended p eriod without rain,the aquifer serving Highlands County has dropped significantly s ince Jan. 18,2013. On Jan. 25,the aquifer stood at 1.43 feet, down approximately a quarter of an inch from the week before. By Feb. 6,it had fallen to 0.17 feet,down 1 .15 inches from Feb. 1. Thursdays update by the Southwest Florida Water Management District reports the aquifer is in the negative range,at 0.68 inches. The bad news is normal fluctuation is between one to eight inches. The good news is,the aquifer is higher than i t was a year ago at this time,-1.82 inches below the minimum normal. A s for rain from Jan. 1-23,the region received only 0.18 inches of rain. In the first week of February,there was virtually no rainfall at all,just 0.01 inches. In the week since,not counting Thursday,only 0.06i nches of rain fell. For a sense of context,the historic record of rain fall for this time of year is 2.59 inches. Water conservation remains important. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Cindy Baker,who is currently a resident of Sebring,hasb een named the honorary chairperson for Lake Placids Relay For Life event,which is scheduled for April 6. This is a position that is filled each yearb y a local individual who has had a journey with canc er,and Baker has had a remarkable journey. Born in Cincinnati, B aker moved to Florida the night she got married in 1 968,and lived in Miami. By 1978,she and her husband realized they needed a better place to raise their children,as their daughteri s a Downs syndrome child and required specialized e ducation facilities. Their move to Lakeland that year provided the opportunitiest hey were looking for,and their daughter flourished. T hey also have a married son living in Livermore, Calif. I n 2009 Baker was diagnosed with a deadly form of ovarian cancer,which is o ften referred to as a silent killer. After the onset of r ecognizable symptoms,it took six months to discover the cancer,and by then it had metastasized to various other body parts. T reatment at Lakeland Regional Medical Center involvedn umerous rounds of chemotherapy and other more invasive procedures. After several relaps-e s,Baker finished her most recent chemotherapy treatm ent in December 2012, and now is willing to share her ordeal with others tos how that there is life after cancer. B akers marvelous, upbeat personality and sense of humor have obviously helped her through this difficult time in herl ife,and she currently wears wigs and makeup p rovided by the American Cancer Society. When you lose all of your hair duringc ancer treatments,that includes the eyelashes and e yebrows,so learning how to apply makeup to help a person look good and feelb etter is an important part of the healing process. Baker is a shining examp le of how to look cancer in the face and keep smiling. T o learn more about the American Cancer Society and Relay For Life,call 1800-227-2345,or go to www.cancer.org Cindy Baker is honorary chair of Lake Placids Relay for Life Baker Dont let one day fool you Complaints against fire department unfounded
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 2013Page 3A MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 5.542"; 21.5"; Black plus three; process, 02/17/13; 00027644 Special to the News-SunNASHVILLE,Tenn. More than one and a half million families have positively changed their financial future through Dave Ramses Financial Peace University (FPU 2012,the now nine-week course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. The course meets once a week where a different lesson is taught by Ramsey on DVD followed by a small-group discussion. Lessons include budgeting,relationships and money,getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing. Financial Peace University is coming to Sebring. Classes will begin at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Crossroads Fellowship,605 State Road 66. Call Michael Dorman at 655-0212 for more information or to register. Since its inception in 1994 FPU has helped more than 1.5 million families positively change their financial future. Through commonsense principles and smallgroup accountability,FPU gives people the tools they need to change their behavior and succeed financially. On average families who complete FPU pay off $5,300 and save $2,700 in the first 90 days. Following the class nearly 94 percent of those families budget regularly. FPU will not only transform the way you handle money,but also your marriage and other areas of your life,says Ramsey. This isnt a boring financial class. We make learning about money fun and easy to understand so people in every situation can benefit from the information. Ramsey knows first-hand the pain that financial stress can cause. After creating a net worth of more than a million dollars by age 26,he quickly lost it all. Since then Ramsey has helped families and individuals across the country learn how to get control of their finances and avoid debt so they dont have to experience the same pain he did. FPU lessons also include guest speakers Rachel Cruze, speaker and daughter of Dave Ramsey; Jon Acuff,author of Wall Street Journal best-seller Quitter and popular blog Stuff Christians Like; and Chris Hogan,counselor and speaker for the Dave Ramsey organization. The revised FPU will be offered through churches and community centers. After purchasing a membership each participant receives a workbook,Dave Ramses Complete Guide to Money, an envelope system and an audio CD library. Participants will also have access to budgeting forms and MP3s of all the lessons. For more information or to purchase a membership,go to www.daveramsey.com. Financial Peace University provides hope to families News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Lots of artwork is on display Thursday evening during Soup Up The Arts at Sebring High S chool. A silent auction, student musicians and a live pottery wheel demonstration were also highlights of the event. T his is the 11th Annual Soup Up the Arts fundraising event hosted by the Sebring High School ArtC lub. For ten dollars, guests c hoose a hand-made bowl a nd then choose soup from a variety of local restaurants. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS D espite an untimely power outage, the Sebring High School Art Clubs Soup Up the Arts f undraiser is well attended Thursday evening at the school in Sebring. The event helped r aise money for Sydnee Crow and Pedro Palacios. Crow, a student at Lake Placid High School, is fighting leukemia. Palacios is a 10-year-old Lake Country Elementary School student who has been diagnosed with a brain tumor. Soup Up the Arts helps and promotes local students
C M Y K Those who survived the fall of R ome might disagree or those who lived through plagues and wars lasting 100 years. The world has always been dangerous,and always will be. Even if no one ever picks up a weapon again,t here will be tornadoes,earthquakes, hurricanes,landslides,tidal waves and f loods to survive,not to mention automobile accidents and falling in the bathtub. H arsh as it is to say,there is no such thing as being entirely safe. I s when terrible things happen, like the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School,that our vulnerability cant be denied; when the first and most common reaction is the wantt o curl up at the back of a closet. As adults,however,it is our respons ibility to clear our heads and decide what to do to keep our children safer. We mean really safer. W e do not believe putting armed guards in schools will keep harm from h appening for several reasons. A guard cannot be at every entrance to a school. A single individual can easily be out-maneuvered,out-gunned or out-manned. There are twisted people whose g oal is to die by cop.Adding armed guards may only excite maniacs to a ction just for the adrenaline rush. We are most opposed to armed guards,however,because there areb etter and more sensible things to do. Schools are still the safest place for c hildren. In the first place,the odds against an attack are very low; administrators are keenly aware of danger and have created plans to respond to any attack; and teachers have shownt ime and time again they are willing to die protecting their students. T he object is to keep violence away from children. Positioning cameras in parking lots a nd at approaches to school entrances, wired to monitors inside the school, g ives those inside an early warning. T hat,however,certainly isnt all that needs to be done. If we are to truly make a difference,there are bigger problems that need to be solved,one of the biggest being mental health care. Tina Dupuy pointed out in her guest column in our Wednesday edition,that the federal Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Agency is currently underfunded,and making due without a full-time director. This means u nscrupulous gun dealers have almost f ree rein to sell weapons without c hecking a customers background,or s elling to straw purchasers who move guns along to anyone who wants one. We need to halt the sale of assault rifles and cartridge clips with enoughb ullets to kill dozens of people. These w eapons and accessories were not d esigned for hunting or target practice. The time has come for a serious d iscussion and legislative action. If w e are sincere about protecting our children we have to make sacrifices although living without assault weapons can hardly be called a sacri-f ice. Page 4AN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 2013www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS We know we live in a dangerous world re warned about it enough. Almost everywhere you turn people wring their hands saying,life has never been so violent,we have been so unsafe. 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONP ublisher/Executive Editor E xt. email@example.com D AN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. email@example.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. firstname.lastname@example.org BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. email@example.com EDITORIAL& OPINION After watching the State of the Union speech,I agree with one thing that PresidentO bama said. He said that his proposals would not add one dime to the deficit. He is right. They are going to add a lot more thano ne. I know that the President gives lip service to not growing the government,but his actions speak a lot loud-e r than his words. When he lists a number of things he wants government to doe ven though there is no budget and we are deeply in the red,you have to asky ourself what hes really thinking. T he Republicans arent doing much better in this area. They also say all kindso f things about wanting to cut spending,but I dont see t he will to do it. It seems that Mitt Romnes loss in November sucked all the fight right out of them,with a couple of exceptions. C ounty Commissioner Don Elwell said on F acebook recently that if he could he would lock all the senators and representativesi n the chambers until they passed a balanced budget. T his makes more sense than anything said last night; its too bad that we cant really d o it. If I sound cynical I admit I am. It hasnt helped that ve spent a good part of the day thinking about this sub-j ect,trying to figure out how to turn my ponderings into a coherent column. This is not an uplifting subject to be spending a lot of brainpowero n. Thus,I am cranky. Why is it so hard for our l eaders in Washington to grasp certain monetaryt ruths?The president says we cant cut our way to prosperity. Does he really think well get there by spending money we donth ave? At some point our debts are going to overwhelm us unless we take steps to cut them down. But our leaders dont s eem worried about it. They just raise the debt ceiling, the equivalent to taking out another credit card to pay off the interest on the ones we have. If I did this with my finances,I would be called irresponsible. In Washington its standardo perating procedure. When are we going to learn that were going to have to make some tough choices in the short run top revent a disaster down the line? And the choices get harder the longer we wait tom ake them. Dont get me wrong. I think we should pay ourd ebts. And I think there are some legitimate things that t he federal government needs to be doing and getting money for. But theb loated monstrosity we currently have in Washington b ears little resemblance to the central government our Founding Fathers had in mind when they crafted the Constitution over 200 yearsa go. Most of our politicians s eem unwilling to face the ugly truth we cant afford to do everything we ared oing.Cuts and changes are going to have to be made at s ome point,or else we may well go down the same road Greece is traveling. And that i s one trip Id like to skip, thank you very much. I really wanted this column to be a snarky look at Washington and their versiono f sticking to a budget. Something that you would read and chuckle over as I poked fun at our leaders and their unthrifty ways. F or some reason the humor of the situation is e scaping me this week. Maybe because our leaderss eem so deliberately blind to the facts. Or they think we are. But if you see the funny side,drop me a line and let me know.After thinkinga bout this all day,I could use the laugh. Budget busting Washington style Lauras Look Laura Ware L aura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by email at firstname.lastname@example.org Visit her website at w ww.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the w riter, not necessarily those of the staff of the News-Sun. A lot to consider in childrens safety No simple solution to nuclear messEditor: We are at the beginning of the process of shutting down older nuclear power plants; a job easier said than done. Because you cannot just shut down and lock up all the windows and doors,lock everything up tight and walk away with some feeling of security. Where will all the waste go? Where will all the cracked cement go? The plants are falling apart from the radiation eating it up from the inside. Where will all the radioactive metal go? We do have a few choices. One is to hire guards to watch over a decaying plant and keep people out especially adventurous kids. But, how will you manage to keep all the mice and other critters out? In no time at all you will have radioactive mice running around contaminating our house pets and plants. Another thing that can be done is to bury the entire thing in concrete like in Chernobyl. That concrete shell is now cracking and pollution is leaking out into the ground. There appears to be no simple solution to the mess that the nuclear industry has created. The Japanese are now struggling with this dilemma with their disabled nuclear power plants in Fukushima. Irene Hasapes SebringUnintended consequences Editor: When Woodrow Wilson got us in World War I do you really think he knew that would give rise to Communist Russia who helped start World War II and that would spread to China and would lead to the Cold War and that would give us the Korean War,then Cuba,then the Vietnam War and the vacuum it created in the Middle East,which gave us multiple conflicts there, which gave us 1991 Gulf War,then the 9-11 attack, then the war in Afghanistan then the second Gulf War. This President is starting Class War.What will be the unintended consequences of this war? Examples of this war are the constant attacks with help of the media on successful people and companies saying they dont pay their fair share. Why is an athlete or movie star or rock star who makes $10 or $20 million a year and fly in their private jets held in high esteem,but a business executive who makes the same money but has created 10,000 jobs,he is evil rich. Makes no sense to me unless you are just vote grabbing. What is the definition of air share. Are these just focus group words that no one can be against. Where is the media to ask and how dumb is the electorate not to demand the definition. No one knows the unintended consequences of this class war so maybe it is best not to start the war in the first place. Thomas Lanfier SebringFundraiser did not take placeEditor: We,at Wredes Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Inc., would like to thank all the sponsors who donated items to the fundraiser golf tournament. We also want to thank all the sponsors who paid for tee and green signs that were to be placed on the golf course. We want to thank all the Wredes volunteers who helped with setting up the event; it was hard work for everyone involved. I also want to thank everyone who was going to help at the golf tournament to make it a success. This was going to be the first fundraiser golf tournament. The money raised from this tournament was going to be used to build two eagle cages and to keep the center open for three more months One of the eagle cages was going to be for Thunder,our mascot here at the wildlife center. However,a decision was made by (golf course management) and only by them, that the tournament was canceled. So there was no fundraiser golf tournament. They did not even contact David Wrede or anyone at Wredes Wildlife. I did not know of the cancellation until Friday afternoon when I called to make sure everything was going good on our part and that we from Wredes would be there along with Thunder,the Bald Eagle. Wredes Wildlife even had to make our word good and pay for the tee signs that were going to be used in the tournament. We will be out $102 in money that the wildlife center did not have to spend. I want to thank the ones at (the golf course unprofessional way that they worked with us. I only hope that other nonprofit organizations (501c3 like Wredes Wildlife Rehabilitation Center Inc. will think twice before they have a fundraiser at (the golf course) and even the golfers who play there will try to understand how the country club is being managed. David Wrede SebringCollege Drive should not be de facto linkEditor: The Highlands County commission is scheduled to take action to authorize additional steps toward completing the construction of Phase III of the Sebring Parkway. To date,plans call for the use of College Drive as the de facto link between U.S. 27,the Sebring Parkway,and Memorial Drive. A traffic study conducted on behalf of South Florida State College (SFSCws that using College Drive in this manner will substantially change the nature of traffic on College Drive. The District Board of Trustees and the administration of SFSC oppose the use of College Drive as the de facto link between U.S. 27,the Sebring Parkway,and Memorial Drive. Both the Highlands Countys current and year 2030 road functional classi fications define College Drive at the lowest level of use,a minor collector. In those same plans,the count y defines all the roads for which College Drive would then be the connector at higher use functions:U.S. 2 7 a major arterial; Sebring Parkway a minor arterial; and Memorial Drive presently a minor arterial b ut future use as a minor collector. The use of College Drive as the de facto link between these higher use roads appears on its face to be contrary to Highlands Countys own Comprehensive Plan Transportation Element. On e suggestion is to go ahead and extend the Sebring Phase III all the way to U.S 27 north of Lake Lelia as already shown on future county plans. The county should not try to make College Drive an intermedi ate term expressway. Joe Wright Vice Chairman District Board of Trustees South Florida State College
C M Y K cause that is very dear to their hearts because of my mom and Taylors mom,s aid Breaunas mother Kim Washington. Since the beginning of February,Washington and Massey began the Go Redf or Women with Heart Disease Campaign. The duo has been making strides to raise awareness of the disease throughout the city of Avon Park and are workingt o spread the news throughout the county. O n Feb. 1,Washington coordinated a Red Day event at Walker MemorialA cademy where she,fellow classmates and administrat ion covered the school with a sea of red clothing to honor the cause. The girls have planned several other awarenesse vents,as well as fundraisers,to help raise money to h elp support the charity. Washington and Massey have organized a booth thatw ill be on display at the 34th annual Springtime on t he Mall Festival on March 22 and 23. The booth will feature information regard-i ng heart disease in women, activities and more. Donations will be accepted d uring the event. Other events are being p lanned that will culminate at the ladiesfinal day as the current Miss and Jr. Miss AP. The Miss Avon Park pageant will takep lace on April 27 during which the girls will be succeeded by the incoming misses. Washington and Massey will donate all oft he money raised prior to the pageant to Women with H eart Disease Awareness charity. Instead of doing the n ormal fundraising and normal community involvem ent that most winners do, they wanted to do this charity. They wanted to honorR enee and my mom and bring awareness to this charity and disease, W ashington said. Anyone interested in d onating to the Miss and Jr. Miss Avon Park Go Red for Women With Heart Disease Awareness Campaign may contact Washington at miz z email@example.com for more information. JAMES HOWARD James JiW. Howard went to be with the Lord andj oin loved ones in heaven on Feb. 9,2013. He passed away peacefully at home,surrounded by his family. He was born in Sebring,Fla. in1 950 where he enjoyed a wonderful childhood. Jim grew up in the Sebring Fire Station where his father was the fire chief. When he was a teenager, the family moved to Ocala,Fla. There he made many lifelong friends. Jim began his career in EMS working as an ambulance attendant for Hiers Funeral Home in Ocala. After he received his paramedic certification he worked in Citrus County and as a civilian in a military base hospital in the Pacific. Jim returned to the states in 1984 and worked at Shands Hospital as a flight paramedic for ShandsCair. Shortly thereafter he becamea registered nurse and later obtained his BSN from Florida State University. He served as the director/chief flight nurse of ShandsCair for many years and was dedicated to his ShandsCair family and the EMS community. Jim served as president on many committees and received numerous awards and recognition for his service throughout his career. Jim thoroughly enjoyed spending time with his family,especially his grandchildren. He loved grouper fishing at Cedar Key,driving his corvette,and Florida State football. Jim was preceded in death by his parents,Forrest and Marian Howard; brothers, Bob and John Howard; and a sister,Joan Howard Thwaites. He is survived by his wife and best friend,GwenT homas Howard; son,Shawn (Monicaward; daughter, Connie (Dave) Mester; sister, Linda (Billving grandchildren,Carter andR yan Howard and Sarah Mester; and several cousins, nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his faithful dog,Molly,and Kiwi the kitty. He will be missed by many. A celebration of Jims life was held on Saturday,Feb. 16,2013. The service was held at Westside Baptist Church,10,000 W.Newberry Road,Gainesville,Fla. In lieu of flowers,donations to Be the Match, Haven Hospice or the Jim Howard Scholarship fund would be appreciated. Additional information can be found at www.bethematchfoundation.org Williams-Thomas Funeral Home West Ares 823 NW 143 St. CR 241 North Gainesville/Newberry,Fla. (352 JOHN and JESSIE MILLER United in this world for over 70 years and united forever in the arms of our Heavenly Father,John Frederick Miller and his loving wife,Jessie Mae Rader Miller,now rest. John passed away Monday,Jan. 21,2013 and Jessie soon followed him on Saturday,Jan. 26,2013. Their love knew no bounds and they could be found holding hands right up until the time of their passing. They had been residents of Lake Placid for over 25 years,coming from Mansfield,Ohio. John and Jessie were charter members of Diamond Hills Baptist Church in Mansfield and members of First Baptist Church of Lake Placid,serving as deacons and in numerous capacitiesw ithin both churches. Family was most important to them and they modeled their servant hearts through their volunteer activities at churcha nd in the community.John volunteered as a leader for the Boy Scouts of America for over 50 years and Jessie as a den mother to Boy Scout Troop 152 in Lexington, Ohio and as a classroom aide in Lake Placid. John was born Nov. 20, 1921 to the late Peter John Miller and Esther (Breece Miller Lamp in Lexington, Ohio. John developed his strong work ethic as a child working on the family farm, Millers Dairy.He was employed in maintenance at the Mansfield Tire Company and then at Therm-O-Disc. He was a member of the Mansfield Tire 25-year Club. John was a combat veteran serving in the European Theatre during World War II with the U.S. Army and wasa warded the Purple Heart. He was a member of the Purple Heart Association and was instrumental in the dedication of Highway 27 as the Purple Heart Highway. John was a volunteer chaplain at Florida Hospital,Lake Placid for many years. Jessie was born May 4, 1925 to the late Jerry Rader and Kathern Ewing Rader in Latonia,Ky.She was a Rosie the Riveterat Tappan Corp. during World War II,a cafeteria worker at Lexington Local Schools and worked in the disc department at Thermo-O-Disc. A celebration of their lives will be held on Thursday, Feb. 21,2013 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Lake Placid. I n lieu of flowers,memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Lake Placid,Hope Ministries,119 E. RoyalP alm St.,Lake Placid,FL 33852. Arrangements entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring,Fla. www.stephensonnelsonfh.com Death noticeRaymond Eugene Lewis 67,of Sebring,Fla. died Wednesday,Feb. 13,2013. Parker & Son Funeral home in Lodi,Ohio is in charge of arrangements. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 2013Page 5A CENTRAL FLORIDA C ASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 00027221 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 00027273 Stephenson Nelson ****; 7.444"; 5"; Black; obits pg, would dad; 00027690 Howard OBITUARIES transient business parking would be affected along Main Street when boarding houser esidents began to park on the streets themselves. Earlier,in response to these parking concerns, Fernandez made arrangements for off-street parkingi n a vacant lot. That lot,however,is well down the block f rom the building. Some individuals worry boarding house residents wont park thereb ecause they would have to walk. Residents could be parked there (on the streeto or three days,said Carl Cool,whose business is further west on Main Street. This is bad for Avon Park. Other objections revealed t hemselves during the evening. Jim Barnard,a candidate f or the city council in 2012, said,e have many schools a nd churches in the area. Thell just be walking up and down the street. I worrya bout our children. Others were too,one man rising to say he had changed h is mind about the boarding house,of which he had been i n favor. I am now totally, 100 percent against it,he said. I do have a daughter. How is this a betterment, another speaker asked. Wen eed restaurants and businesses on Main Street. Boarding house people would live downtown; they would be customers,board member David Cloud replied. He repeatedly said that as ab usiness in an historic building,city code clearly said F ernandez was entitled to an exemption regarding parking, because no provisions forp arking had been made when the commercial building was b uilt. Jean Jordon,another member of the board,disagreed. The building is not really commercial,she said. It is for her,but is really a resid ence.Therefore,she added, no exemption was allowed. M ulti-residential buildings have to provide a specified amount of off-street parking per living space. At one point Fernandez a nd Jordon got into a heated discussion regarding the past use of the Touchton building. If the Touchton building had once housed residents, Fernandez argued,it should qualify for a parking grandfa-t her exemption,like the Jacaranda. F ernandez,citing material at the Historical Society,said the second floor of 1 W. MainS t. had once been residential. Im 80 years old and its n ever been residential in all that time,Jordon said. The building has always beeno ffices. There is no precedent of people living there. Fernandez replied she read i t in a book at the Historical Society. J ordon admitted a book she helped write with Leoma Maxwell years ago was not well fact-checked and filled with errors. Fernandez hadb ad information,she said,but that didnt change anything. The code was the code. re trying to bring (the city) back to the charming town it was before,Jordan said. D eleon said according to city code the matter was m oot. A building has to have been uninterruptedly residential,he said. Even if peopleh ad once lived in the Touchton Building,they left l ong ago. 1 W. Main St., therefore,did not qualify for a grandfather clause. I n the end,Jordan made the motion to refuse Fernandezs request for a p arking variance. Paul Miller and board chair Roger G urganus voted with Jordon. David Cloud and Rebecca Jaramillo voted against her motion. The matter now comes b efore the city council, which has the final say on the matter. News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY At Tuesdays regular Avon Park Planning & Zoning Advisory Board meeting, member Jean J ordan and chairman Roger Gurganus were two of the three members voting against allowing a boarding house on Main Street. Parking remains a big concern Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A Girls work to bring awareness to heart disease C ourtesy photo Breuana Washington, reigning Miss Avon Park, spreads awareness with W alker Memorial Academy Principal William Farmer. Washington is raising funds to help the Go Red for Women with Heart D isease Campaign. In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096
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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 2013Page 7A HEARTLAND HARMONIZERS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main a 2 /17 p/u; 00027333 SFCC-PERFORMING ARTS CENTER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, matinee series; 00027691 He quietly replied yes. When you see Bruno Mars perform this song he tells a story.You have to tell a storyw hen you sing,Moore stated after singing an emotional filled brief snippet of Andersons chosen song Grenade. W atson agreed with Moore and added a little more advice to the young,timid singer. I think that when you choose a grown-up song liket hat,you dont really understand the emotion behind it,so youre just singing words. So Id advise you to look at videos as Larry said. If youre going to pick a grown-upsong wen eed to see a lot more stage presence out of you when you c ome back,Watson said. Along with a saved Anderson,round one returnings ingers are Caitlin Sinness, who belted out an impressive v ersion of Carrie Underwoods Jesus Takethe Wheel,and Shayla Coxs performance of Pongained them both tickets to next weeks semi-finals.B ella Marrero,8,of Sebring, also took her space at the junior s emi-finals coming up this week with her performance of Lean on Me. T he already competitive Teen Idol division got a little m ore difficult for judges when two more young ladies were added to the already full teend ivision roster. Kiana Vassell,15,of Avon Park,performed a very short b ut well-liked version of the trendy billboard hit Thrift S hop. I like you,said celebrity judge Tommy Brandt. I saw you sing through your eyes and that is great. You have a greatb ubbly personality; you should watch your enunciation when you sing though. You need to enunciate your words a little better,but other than that you g ot it going on. Vassell admitted her nerves g ot the best of her,which lead to her unusually short performance,but judges heard just enough to encourage her to return this week. I like how you saved your bravado for the very lastm oment. I wanted to hear more than 10 seconds but I thought it was nice,said judge Dustin Woods. Returning from last week, 1 4-year-old Sydni Hornick got the go ahead for semi-finals. The toned downed performance of Rascal FlattsI Wont Let Gowas just what thej udges had hoped to hear. I cant believe how much youve grown up,Watson said. You never let me down. You have a beautiful voice,buty ou seemed more nervous than normal and I think that is because of what happened lastw eek. You can sing,you know that. Let last week go and concentrate on performing now,W atson said. The six round two junior and t een qualifiers will join the already 11 singers Thursday to battle it out during the TeenI dol and Junior Idol semifinals. Show starts at 6 p.m. at t he YMCA. Shayla Cox, 9, moves on to the semi-finals Thursday evening during Heartland Idol. N ews-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Scarlet Fade, a Christian rock band from Georgia, performs Thursday during Heartland Idol at the Highlands County Family YMCA in Sebring. News-Sun photos by KATARA SIMMONS Christian Country Music Artist Tommy Brandt is a guest judge Thursday evening during Heartland Idol. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Peyton Anderson, 10, sings Grenade on Thursday evening during Heartland Idol. Anderson advanced to the next round after a new rule called Judges Save, was invoked. S emi-finals set for Teen, Junior Idol Continued from page 1A
C M Y K a nd Sebring Parkway.The public is invited; take out orders are available.FHREDI/FFF meet M ondaySEBRING A public meeting of the board of directors for FloridasH eartland Regional Economic Development Initiative Inc. and Floridas Freshwater Frontier Inc. will be at 10 a.m. Monday atH eartland Workforce,5901 U.S. 27 South,(phone number is 385-3672). The topic to be discussed will be FHREDI/FFF and other related board issues. A ll interested persons are invited to attend. One or m ore county commissioners may be present at the meeting. Agenda available uponr equest. For more information,call G ina Reynolds at 385-4900.SALT will meet TuesdayL AKE PLACID The Highlands County Seniors a nd Law Enforcement Together (S.A.L.T.) Council will hold their next monthlye ducational forum on Tuesday.The meeting will b e held at the Tomoka Heights Realty / Welcome Center,Tomoka Boulevarda nd U.S. 27. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. The program will be sponsored b y the Lake Placid Police Department and will feature I nterim Chief James Fansler speaking on residential security and door-to-door salespersons. Admission is free and e veryone is welcome. After discussions at the January planning meeting, the S.A.L.T. Council Board of Directors voted to hold monthly educational forums during the months ofF ebruary through May, resuming again October t hrough December. In an effort to attract more people to the events,the times of the meetings will alternate between 10 a.m. and 5:30p .m.,depending on the meeting site and the training session. The goals of these changes were to create more interest in S.A.L.T. and top resent pertinent topics of interest to the public. The S.A.L.T. Council is a part of Triad,which is an organization of the International Association of Chiefs of Police,the National Sheriffs Association and the AARP. T he purpose of this organization is to address the needs of all seniors in the community especially as they relate to crime victimization andt he fear of crime.Leisure Lakes H omeowners meet MondayLAKE PLACID Leisure Lakes Homeowners Association will hold their next meeting at 10 a.m.M onday at Bishop Park. All members are encouraged to attend and prospective new members are invited also. Light refreshments will be served. P lans for the upcoming community picnic will be d iscussed along with updates on the garage sale results.Link Family performs at Sebring VillageSEBRING From the Ozark Mountains of Missouri,The Link Familyd elivers a powerful performance with world-class harm onies and hard driving instrumentals. The band includes nine members d ad,mom,five children and two in-laws all singing, p laying and entertaining together. Since 2001,The Link F amily has entertained thousands of fans at hundreds of venues across America and C anada each year. Annually, the group travels more than 4 0,000 miles and performs over 250 concerts. The Link Family will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday at Sebring Village. Price is $10p er person. Call 273-0875 or 386-0045 to purchase tickets.Placid Lakes owners meet MondayL AKE PLACID Placid Lakes Home and Property O wners Association Inc. will have their general membership meeting and annual board election from 7-9 p.m. Monday at Town Hall,PlacidL akes Boulevard. Important agenda items will include discussions of the following:Commissioner Jack Richie will be attendingb oard election; Catfish Creek dredging schedule; new mowing and flower bed contracts; seawall at Tobler Park on Lake June; extending the concrete sidewalk along Placid Lakes Boulevard; and Lake August and canals in Placid Lakes. Persons living in the Placid Lakes subdivision are w elcome to attend. Only m embers who have paid their dues may vote. The agenda will be posted on the associations website at www.placidlakesonline.com.NARFE meets TuesdaySEBRING NARFE Chapter 288 of HighlandsC ounty will meet Tuesday at H omers Smorgasbord in S ebring Square. Lunch is at 11 a.m.,followed by the noon meeting and speaker. Guest speaker for February will be Liz Peralta of Florida Blue (Blue Cross/Blue Shield) with timely information availablef or federal workers,retirees and spouses. For more information,call L .R. CorkDabe,president,at 382-9447.Economic outlook presented at library L AKE PLACID Achieve economic recovery t hrough progress,not perfection. Cheryl S. Brown,a representative from Edward Jones Investments,will pro-v ide a free seminar at 4 p.m. Tuesday to review informa-t ion about a number of f inancial topics. Edward Jones has 12,000p lus financial advisors who work directly with nearly seven million clients to understand their personal goals from college savingst o retirement and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a wellb alanced portfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy.Bavarian Wunderkinds perform at GermanfestSEBRING The Bavarian Wunderkinds will perform at the Sebring Recreation Clubs annual Germanfest from 1-3 p.m. today.They are returning for another year of dancing and music and have been working on new material. They are fresh from performances at the2 011 Avon Park Oktoberfest and various parks in Highlands County. This six-piece German band specializes in polkas, waltzes and marches. Because they are underkinds,the band has been branching out in wider musical directions to bring a v ariety of music such as uxedo Junction,more and e ven some Beatle favorites. They will always stay true to their traditional tunes sucha s the Beer Barrel and Pennsylvania Polkas. Be prep ared to tap your feet,sing along or to dance along to t he music. There will be an authentic German-style meal with the full menu price donation of $6 per person,serving at 1 2:30 p.m. Donations will be accepted to support the music program. For more information,contact the Sebring Recreation Club f rom 9 a.m. to noon M onday-Friday by calling 3 85-2966. The club is at 333 P omegranate Ave.,ablock b ehind the police station.YMCA hosting Christian ConcertSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCA is hosting its second annual Christian Concert from 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Sebring Middle School. The concert features The Wacaster Family,Andrea M athis Band,BFC Family B and,Justis Martin,Nala P rice and By the Sword. Tickets are only $10 and include three free visits to t he YMCA (a $15 value). T ickets may be purchased at t he Highlands County YMCA. Call 382-9662 for more details. Events planned at lodges, postsAVON PARK The American Legion Post 69 will host karaoke byN aomi today; call for time. Karaoke by KJ from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday.Ladies Auxiliary dinner from 4-6 p.m. Friday. Music by LT; c all for time. S.A.L. breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday. Legion Ridersmeeting at 10:30 a.m. S.A.L. Roadkill at 3 p.m. Call 453-4553. L AKE PLACID The American Legion Post 25,2027 U.S. 27,will host music by Thomas from 6-8 p.m. today. Music by Big Freddy from 5-8 p.m. W ednesday. Music provided by Buddy Canova from 6:309:30 p.m. Friday. Karaoke with Bill from 6-9 p.m. Saturday.The Post is planning a bus trip to the West C oast Legion Posts on Sunday,March 3. Cost is $ 25 per person. Non-members welcome. For more i nformation,call the legion at 465-0975. The Lake Placid Moose Lodge 2374 will host BamaJ am Karaoke from 6-10 p.m. today. Loyal Order of theM oose officers meet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. House Committee and Women of the Moose meet at 7 p.m.F ormal general meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wild Bill Karaokeo n Wednesday,Frank E. on Thursday,Sho Nuff Country on Friday and Pressure Point on Saturday.All music times from 6-10 p.m. For details, call 465-0131. T he Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3880 will meet at 8 p.m. Thursday. Music by B ud Followell on Friday; call for time. Breakfast served from 8-11 a.m. S aturday. Horse races at 5:30 p.m. For details,call 6995444. S EBRING AMVETS Post 21 will have a fish fry benefit dinner c ooked by Chef Murphy from 5-7 p.m. Friday. Tickets are a $7 donation. K araoke with Peg and Perry from 6-9 p.m. Saturday. P izza will be available. T he Sebring Recreation Club,333 Pomegranate Ave ., will host Germanfest at 12:30 p.m. today,and a B avarian Wunderkinds German Band from 1-3 p.m Shuffleboard Scrambles are at 1:15 p.m. Monday with ana n amateur shuffleboard tournament for any doubles set for 9 a.m. ShuffleboardL eague gathers at 1:15 p.m Wednesday. Shuffleboard Tournament/No. 2 Pros/Mixed Doubles at 9 a.m. Thursday.Amateur Shuffleboard Tournament Singles at 9 a.m. Friday. Ic e Cream Shuffleboard Tournament at 1:15 p.m. Saturday,followed by a b oard meeting at 3 p.m. Fo r information,call 385-2966. T he Sebring Moose Lodge 2 259 will host the Moose J am Band at 4:30 p.m. S unday (bring a covered dish). Women of the Moose m eet at 7 p.m. Monday. Music by Gary and Shirley from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday. Karaoke from 6-9 p.m.T hursday. Music by Long Shot from 6-10 p.m. Friday Music by Larry Musgrave from 6-10 p.m. Saturday. For details,call 655-3920. The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 Wacky Wednesday is from 5-6:30 p.m.,sandwiches are $6.50. Dance to music by Allen from 4:30-7:30 p .m.,(cost to dance only is $3). Past Exalted Rulers meet at 6 p.m. Thursday,fo l lowed by a lodge meeting at 7 p.m. Friday buffet from 56:30 p.m. for $12. Dancing o nly to music by Two Smooth from 6:30-9:30 p.m for $3. Reservations for Friday Buffet appreciated,c an leave message on answering machine. For details,call 471-3557. Page 8ANews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013www.newssun.com National Newspaper Placement S; 5.542"; 10.75"; Black; seminole gaming hard r ock; 00027478 CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Continued from page 2A Field Artillery Mobilization Departure Ceremony will be held Thursday at the Highlands County Fair Convention Center. The family day events will begin at 1 p.m. The ceremony will start promptly at 4 p.m. Military members are asked to wear their duty uniforms with patrol cap,civilian attire is business casual. On Saturday the batallion leaves Florida to prepare for their departure. Legion,VFW and other military organizations will provide escorts for the troops leaving from Lake Wales,Arcadia and Avon Park. The units will mobilize at Camp Shelby in South Mississippi before heading overseas. For more information contact CPT Kyle Richardson at firstname.lastname@example.org il Continued from page 1A Send off set for Thursday Associated PressGRAPEVINE,Texas A Florida prisoner who escaped in Texas after stabbing a detective with his eyeglasses was shot and killed by law enforcement officers early Saturday after police responded to a report of a home burglary near Dallas,authorities said. Alberto Morales was shot shortly after midnight when officers,with assistance froma police helicopter,spotted him in a wooded area near a lake in North Texas,Grapevine police Sgt. Robert Eberling said. Two hours earlier,officers responded to a report that jewelry and mens clothing had been stolen during a break-in at a home near where Morales was found. Eberling said police officers and U.S. marshals were trying to apprehend Morales when he was shot,but he declined to say whether the fugitive had a weapon or made any threats toward them. He said Morales was still wearing part of his prison-issued jumpsuit as well as jogging pants,but Eberling said he couldt comment on whether the stolen clothing and jewelry was found with him. The residents arrived home around 10:30 p.m. Friday to discover the burglary at their home and called law enforcement officials, Eberling said. The 42-year-old Morales escaped Monday at a Wal-Mart store parking lot in Grapevine,a community near the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. Police said he used a sharp piece from his eyeglasses to stab a Miami-Dade detective who was transferring him by car to Nevada,where Morales was to serve a sentence of 30 years to life after being convicted of a sexual assault. Texas police chase, fatally shoot Florida fugitive
C M Y K By MARCIA DUNN A P Aerospace WriterC APE CANAVERAL A space rock even bigger than the meteor that exploded like an atom bomb over Russia could drop out of the skyu nannounced at any time and wreak havoc on a city. And Hollywood to the contrary, there isnt much the worlds scientists and generals can doa bout it. But some former astronauts want to give the world a fighting chance. There hopeful Fridays cosmic coincidence E arths close brush with a 150-foot asteroid,hours after t he 49-foot meteor struck in Russia will draw attention to the dangers lurking ino uter space and lead to action,such as better detect ion and tracking of asteroids. After today,a lot of people will be paying attention, said Rusty Schweickart,whof lew on Apollo 9 in 1969, helped establish the planetp rotecting B612 Foundation and has been warning NASA for years to put more musclea nd money into a heightened asteroid alert. E arth is menaced all the time by meteors,which are chunks of asteroids or cometst hat enter Earths atmosphere. But many if not most of them are simply too small t o detect from afar with the tools now available to a stronomers. The meteor that shattered over the Ural Mountains was estimated to be 20 times more powerful than the atom-i c bomb dropped on Hiroshima during World War II. It blew out thousands of windows and left more than 1,000 people injured in Chelyabinsk,a city of 1 million. And yet no one saw itc oming; it was about the size of a bus. This is a tiny asteroid, said astronomer Paul Chodas, who works in NASAs Near-E arth Object program in Pasadena,Calif. It would be very faint and difficult to detect not impossible,but difficult. A s for the three-timeslonger asteroid that hurtled by Earth later in the dayF riday,passing closer to the planet than some communications satellites,a stronomers in Spain did not even discover it until a year a go. That would have been too late for pre-emptive action such as the launcho f a deflecting spacecraft if it had been on a collision c ourse with Earth. Asteroid 2012 DA14,as it is known,passed harmlessly within 17,150 miles of Earth, zooming by at 17,400 mph,o r 5 miles per second. Scientists believe there are a nywhere from 500,000 to 1 million near-Earthasteroids comparable in size toD A14 or bigger out there. But less than 1 percent have a ctually been spotted. Astronomers have catalogued only 9,600 of them,of which n early 1,300 are bigger than 0.6 miles. Earths atmosphere gets hit with 100 tons of junk every day,most of it the size ofs and,and most of it burning up before it reaches the ground,according to NASA. These fireballs happen about once a day or so,but we just dont see them b ecause many of them fall over the ocean or in remote a reas. This one was an exception,NASAs Jim Green, director of planetary science, said of the meteor in Russia. A 100to 130-foot asteroid e xploded over Siberia in 1908 and flattened 825 s quare miles of forest,while the rock that is believed to have wiped out the dinosaurs6 5 million years ago was a monster 6 miles across. T he chances of Earth getting hit without warning by one of the big ones are extremely low,so low that its ridiculous. But the smaller ones are quite different, Schweickart said. He warned: If we get hit by one of them,i s most likely we wouldnt have known anything about it before it hit. Chodas said the meteor strike in Russia is likeM other Nature is showing us what a small one a tiny o ne,really can do. All this points up the need f or more money for tracking of near-Earth objects,according to Schweickart and the f ormer space shuttle and station astronaut who now heads u p the B612 Foundation,Ed Lu. A few years ago, Schweickart and others recommended NASA launch a$ 250 million-a-year program to survey asteroids and work u p a deflection plan. After 10 years of cataloging,the annual price tag could drop to $75m illion,they said. Unfortunately,NASA n ever acted on any of our recommendations,he lamented. So the result of it is that i nstead of having $250 million a year and working on this actively,NASA now has $20 million. ... Its peanuts. Congress immediately w eighed in on Friday. odays events are a stark reminder of the need to invest in space science,said Rep. Lamar Smith,R-Texas,chair-m an of the House science, space and technology comm ittee. He called for a hearing in the coming weeks. B ill Cooke,head of the Meteoroid Environments Office at NASAs Marshall S pace Flight Center in Huntsville,Ala.,said the s pace agency takes asteroid threats seriously and has poured money into looking for ways to better spot them. Annual spending on asteroid-d etection at NASA has gone from $4 million a few years a go to $20 million now. ASA has recognized that asteroids and meteoroidsa nd orbital debris pose a bigger problem than anybody a nticipated decades ago, Cooke said. Schweickarts B612 Foundation named after the asteroid in Antoine deS aint-Exuperys Le Petit Prince has been unwilling to wait on the sidelines and is putting together a privately funded mission tol aunch an infrared telescope that would orbit the sun to hunt and track asteroids. Its need cannot be underestimated,Schweickart warned.R eal life is unlike movies such as Armageddonand Deep Impact.Scientistsw ill need to know 15,20 or 30 years in advance of a killer rocks approach tou ndertake an effective asteroid-deflection campaign,he s aid,because it would take a long time for the spacecraft to reach the asteroid for ag ood nudge. Thats why we want to f ind them now,he said. As Chodas observed Friday,s like a shooting gallery here. Associated Press writer Alicia Chang in Los Angeles con-t ributed to this story. Online: N ASA: www.nasa.gov/ topics/solarsystem/features/as teroidflyby.html ; B612 Foundation: http://b612foundation.org www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 2013Page 9A M ARTIAL ARTS (pp care, rhp, top; 00027030 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 02/17/13; 00027648 STATE 2 space rocks hours apart point up the danger nasa.gov A space rock much like the one that passed close to Earth on Friday. By JENNIFER KAY Associated PressK EY LARGO While hunters stalked the elusive Burmese python through Floridas Everglades over the past month,state and federalw ildlife officials set traps for other animals menacing native wildlife in a fragile ecosystem. The python gets most of the attention in Floridas animal kingdom and is accused of decimating populations of native mammals in the Everglades,but wildlife officials say other species including feral cats,blackand-white tegu lizards and Cuban tree frogs pose equally serious threats. And while a state-organized Python Challenge was held this year,a Kitty Cat Challenge or Lizard Chase is unlikely. Killing or capturing feral cats would be controversial,and other species lack the daring appeal of pythons. A Cuban Tree Frog Challengewouldnt get anyone excited. Im saying that in the context of understanding how humans respond to things,said Frank Mazzotti,a University of Florida professor of wildlife ecology who is helping the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission with the python hunt. State wildlife officials say the monthlong python hunt that ended Sunday was a success in raising awareness about invasive species,even though the number of snakes killed idled at 50 in the hunts last days. The final tally will be announced at an awards ceremony Saturday. Cash prizes will be awarded to the hunters who bagged the longest python and killed the most snakes. No one knows for sure how many pythons live in the Everglades. Wildlife officials estimate about 10,000 to 100,000,but thats smallc ompared with the several million feral and free-ranging cats believed to be stalking through Florida. Those cats kill several mill ion wild animals in Florida each year,hunting even when there regularly fed,state officials say.At particular risk are small mammals and migratory birds that pass through the suburban areas where cats roam. Food laid out for cats also can attract raccoons and other wildlife, which can bring disease or disrupt nearby turtle and bird nests. For the most part,the state leaves feral cat control to local authorities,some of whom promote managing cat populations through spaying or neutering but still allow the cats to roam. State and federal officials discourage such trap-neuterreturn programs because they dont protect native wildlife. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service last month finalized a plan that includes setting traps for cats and other predators in national wildlife refuges in the Florida Keys, where cats are known to pounce on the dwindling populations of two endangered species,the Key Largo wood rat and the Lower Keys marsh rabbit. Those mammals have lost habitat to development in the Keys,but predation by cats is their highest source of mortality,said Phillip Hughes,an ecologist with the federal wildlife agency in the Florida Keys National Wildlife Refuges Complex,comprising four refuges that stretch from the waters off Key West to where Key Largo meets the Everglades. Native wildlife caught in the traps will be released,but invasive species will be euthanized. Pythons not Floridas only invasive animal problem
C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013www.newssun.com WELLS MOTOR COMPANY 5X12.5 PROCESS ROP AD************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 r eal 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 v oice impaired, call 711. February 10, 17, 2013 1050Legals 1050LegalsIN 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 BENEFICIAL 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 RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUST EES, 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: COMMENCING 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. C LERK 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 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. 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 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 C OMMERCE 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 a re hearing or voice impaired, call 711. February 10, 17, 2013 1050Legals CLASSIFIEDS 1050Legals 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 owner 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 Clerk February 10, 17, 2013 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 Final 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 1 1:00 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 COUNTRY 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 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 1 0TH 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 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 By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk February 10, 17, 2013 Subscribe to the NewsSun Call 385-6155 DOES MAKING MONEY MAKE YOU HAPPY? Sell your used appliance with a News-Sun classified ad. Call today, gone tomorrow! 314-9876 WANT NEW FURNITURE? Need to sell the old f urniture first? Call News-Sun classifieds, 3 14-9876 T hen shop till you drop!
C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013Page 11A 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. P OWERS; 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. 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. 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 29th day of January, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak De puty Clerk 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: L OT 5, BLOCK 147, LAKEWOOD TERRACES SHEET NO. 3, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 94, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 4106 THOMPSON AVE. SEBRING, FL 33875 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 8th day of May, 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.DUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404
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Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are indicated below. If you have been served with a copy of this notice and you have any claim against the decedent's estate, even if that claim is unmatured, contingent or unliquidated, you must file your claim with the court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF A DATE THAT IS 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER YOU RECEIVE A COPY OF THIS NOTICE. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. EVEN IF A CLAIM IS NOT BARRED BY THE LIMITATIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE, ALL CLAIMS WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN FILED WILL BE BARRED TWO YEARS AFTER DECEDENT'S DEATH. The date of death of the decedent is November 21, 2012. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 17, 2013. Personal Representative: FRANK V. WRZALINSKI 8069 LaSalle Road Morgantown, IN 46160 Attorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD R. RHOADES, P.A. Florida Bar No.: 308714 Clifford R. Rhoades, P.A. 2141 Lakeview Drive Sebring, Floirda 33870 (863 email@example.com: firstname.lastname@example.org February 17, 24, 2013 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 BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A. Attorneys for Person Giving Notice:3 25 NORTH COMMERCE AVENUE SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 By: /s/ Thomas L. Nunnallee THOMAS L. NUNNALLEE Florida Bar No. 0062162 E-Mail Address: email@example.com February 10, 17, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-20 IN 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 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom I NVITATION TO BID TOLP UTL#003-2013 T he Town of Lake Placid, Highlands County, Lake Placid, F lorida, will receive sealed Bids at the Town Hall Office of Gary V. Freeman, Director of Utilities, located at 311 W. I nterlake Blvd, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 for: L PDM-PJ-04-FL-2009-010 FEMA PRE-DISASTER MITIGATION GRANT PROJECT Specifications & General Terms and Conditions may be obtained from the website at: www.lakeplacidfl.net. or email: HYPERLINK "mailto:Gary_Freeman@mylakeplacid.org" G ary_Freeman@mylakeplacid.org or by contacting Gary F reeman, Director of Utilities by phone 863-699-3747, Fax 863-699-3749, or at the Town of Lake Placid Municipal Building, located at 311 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake P lacid, FL, 33852, during the business hours of 8:00 am until 3:30 pm, Monday through Friday. If obtaining documents via the website, it shall be the bidders responsibility to check for any amendments or changes made to the document. This BID is described in the document that is posted for d ownloading on the Towns website at: HYPERLINK "http://www.lakeplacidfl.net" www.lakeplacidfl.net. These d ocuments are the entire Bid Documents (including the plans) for the FEMA Pre Disaster Mitigation Grant Project. T here will be a mandatory Pre-Bid Meeting at 2:00 PM, T hursday, March 14, 2013, at the Town of Lake Placid M unicipal Building (Town Hall BID envelopes must be sealed and marked with the bid number and name as to identify the enclosed bid. BIDs must be delivered to the Town of Lake Placid at the Town H all office of Gary V. Freeman, Utility Director, located at 311 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL, 33852, so as to r each the said office no later than 2:00 PM, Thursday, March 28, 2013 of the official time clock at the Town Hall, a t which time the BIDs will be opened. BIDs received later t han the date and time specified will be rejected. The Town will not be responsible for the late delivery of any b ids that are incorrectly addressed, delivered in person, by mail, or any other type of delivery service. The bidder will be required to provide a 5% Bid Bond. The s uccessful bidder will provide separate payment and performance bonds each in an amount equal to the bid. T he submitting firm will be required to comply with all app licable laws, regulations, rules and ordinances of local, state and federal authorities having jurisdiction, including, b ut not limited to: all provisions of the Federal Government E qual Employment Opportunity clauses issued by the Secretary of Labor on May 21, 1968 and published in the F ederal Register (41 CFR Part 60-1, 33 F.2 7804 v isions of the Public Entity Crimes (Fla. Stat. & sect;287.133, et sew, as amended) and the provisions in Fla. Stat. §287.134, et sew, as amended, regarding discrimination. T he Town of Lake Placid reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids or any parts thereof; and the award; if an award is made, will be made to the most responsible b idder whose bid and qualifications indicate that the award will be in the best interest of the Town of Lake Placid. The T own Council reserves the right to waive irregularities in the bid. Local businesses and/or drug free workplaces shall be given preference in the evaluation and award of purchases and contracts. A dvertised in the legal ad section of the News-Sun Newspaper, on Sunday, February 17, 2013. February 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-28 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ROBERT W. JONES, SR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROBERT W. JONES, SR., deceased, whose date of death was December 29, 2012, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-7408, 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 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. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 17, 2013. Co-Personal Representatives: /s/ Joanna Darcy Vergiels Rua Japao 845, Centro 17700-0000 Osvaldo Cruz, SP, Brazil /s/ Melinda Virginia Rapelje 5 17 Monroe Street Charlotte, MI 48813 Attorney for Co-Personal Representatives: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 4 45 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 February 15, 22, 2013 on February 12, 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 F11028292 COUNTRY-CONV B/C-R-dpuhalla-Team 2 F11028292 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 17, 24, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000235 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. GREGG S. FOSTER et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 8, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000235 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and GREGG S. FOSTER; BRENDA M. FOSTER A/K/A BRENDA MARIE FOSTER; GSF ENTERPRISE, INC.; 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 14th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 62 AND LOT 63, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES, SECTION E, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 33, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 1558 CAMELLIA COURT, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001300 DIVISION: CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. JARED ANDERSON, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 8, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001300 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS C ounty, Florida wherein JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, successor by merger to Chase Home Finance LLC1, is the Plaintiff and JARED ANDERSON; THE FLORIDA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION, A PUBLIC CORPORATION; TENANT #1 N/K/A STANLEY NELSON 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 14th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment:1Plaintiff name has changed pursuant to order p reviously entered. LOT 10, IN BLOCK 2, OF HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION R, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 17, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 360 PERSHING AVENUE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on February 12, 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 F09087050 CHASEDIRECT-CONV---Team 3 F09087050 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. February 17, 24, 2013 IN 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 Current 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, ACCORDING 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 1 20, 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 t his 5th day of February, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk February 10, 17, 2013 1050L egalsCHECK YOUR AD P lease check your ad on the first d ay it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day y our ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. I f We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 N ews-Sun Classified Classified ads get fast results Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. Y ou know what y oure doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876 Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 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. DUMMY 2013 CIRCULATION MANAGER 2X3 AD # 00026405 DUMMY 2013 NEWS EDITOR 2X6 AD # 00026406 L OOKING FOR THAT SPECIAL HOME? 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C M Y K SPORTS B SE CTION Inside This Section Sebring 70s Softball . .3B New Cars at 12 Hours . .3B P anther 5K registration . .4B News-Sun Sunday, February 17, 2013 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE H eather Bloemsma is all smiles Thursday after making it o fficial and signing her letter of intent to attend and play soccer at Erskine College. B y DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING For some, only a certain college will do, whether it be from a family legacy or a rooting allegien-c e, though a course of study isnt certain. For others, the options are open, and their search is to f ind the best fit for their objective. F ormer Blue Streak soccer s tandout Heather Bloemsma is in that latter group, and she a virtual plethora of options as to where to play. Thanks to her performances at Sebring and in travel ball, which earned her a place in the 2nd Annual PostYourT North South All-Star match coming in early March, and a brief time on a scouting website, her name and ability got out there and Bloemsma had dozens upon dozens of offers coming in. Some schools were making it a point to call on a weekly basis, older sister and former college player herself, Jessica said. But in sifting through the cavalcade of invitations, one thing kept coming up that wasnt finding a match. Whereas many high school seniors, up through their first couple or three years of college, arent sure the path they want to take, academically, Bloemsma has her sights set on a degree in Special Education. The thing is, even if I forgot about playing and went to a school like Florida, they dont have a four-year program for it, she said. I s more of a general education program, and then a fifth year where the concentration is then on Special Education. But NCAADivision II E rskine College in Due West, SC did have a four-yeard egree program, and they just happened to be one of those schools shed been hearing from. Familiar with the ar ea from her time working up there at Camp Joy, her visit to Erskine served as a reminder. The scenery is amazing on campus and around South Carolina, she said. All red brick buildings, big, beautiful trees and the grass is so green. Meeting with the coach and this past years team captains from the Flying Fleet, who play in the Carolinas Conference, the ever-hard working Bloemsma got the feeling she was welcome. Their coach is from Scotland and I really enjoyed his accent, even if he was hard to follow sometimes, she giggled. But he seems like a very aggresive coach, they type who will put the peope in who work for it, r egardless of your year. And the captains were really nice, and you could tell they were hard workers. Her time with the Bl ue Streaks saw her perform predominantly on defense, with even a brief stint in goal for a portion of a game this past season. Bloemsmas path leads to Erskine News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Tyrone Perry found a rare clear path to the hoop to score on this floater Thursday night. By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comAVON PARK This is playoff basketball, you win or your season is done, Avon Park first-year head coach Marty OHora said after Thursdays 75-38 Tampa Catholic win ended his squads season in the Class 4ARegional Quarterfinals. If you dont play smart from the start, a team like this is going to bury you, fast. Which is pretty much how it played out in the Red Devil gym as some big-stage jitters paved the way to a number of early mistakes, and Crusader scores. e played a little scared and had 12 turnovers in the first half, OHora said. And about 10 of those were right near midcourt, which Tampa Catholic turned into points. Alfred Brown had four points in the opening quarter, but Avon Park only managed another jumper from Tyrone Perry and two Steven Roberts free throws. Tampas Isiah Thomas, meanwhile, scored nine on his own over the opening eight minutes, and Chivarsky Corbett added seven to stake the visitors to a 19-8 lead. Perry would open the second-quarter scoring with a floater from the left, though Crusader guard Thomas Dziagwa answered it with a three. Sam Harris then hit a jumper for Tampa Catholic, and Roberts hit two at the line to help keep Avon Park within relative reach. Thomas added to his scoring total with a trey, but Perry got those points back with a free throw and a score off of a Recarus Burley steal to make it a 27-15 game. But that would be as close as the Devils would be the rest of the night. The Crusaders would soon blow it open, scoring the rest of the points before the break, 13 in all, to take a 4015 lead at halftime. The scoring run extended to 20, with Tampa opening the third with seven straight, before Brown got the Devils back on the board with a drive. Corbett would score the next two buckets however, and the Crusaders lead 51-17. e only had one starter back from last years team, so this was the first experience with this sort of pressure for a lot of these guys, OHora said. It wasnt until midway through the third that they were able to get into it and start playing well. They did pick it up at that point, matching Tampa over the rest of the quarter, with 11 points apiece. But it did little to actually get them back in the game. A7-1 tilt to open the fourth pushed the lead to an even 40 and got the running clock started on its trek toward the inevitable. Though Avon Park did get a couple of highlights down the stretch with Jovan Pratt elevating for an impressive tip-in and Travis Lawton exploding on a break for a throw-down dunk that gave the home crowd a shot of excitement. s a tough way to end the season, but we had a lot of positive during this season, OHora said. We won district, went undefeated in the district during the season and were really able to turn a lot of things around within the team. ere losing a couple of seniors, but well pretty much have everyone back, he continued. I told them to take some time off, get basketball off their minds for the next couple of weeks. Then well start getting back into it, get ready for summer ball and work to take another step next year Devils drubbed, season ends See SOCCER, Page 4B News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Above: Sebrings Chris DeJesus has his arm raised in triumph after topping Mike Aroyo for his second win of the day Friday at the FHSAA State Wrestling Finals at the L akeland Center. Below: Avon Parks Delroy Blake reaches low to gain control in his winning match against Ryan Thomas Friday. Going 2-0 on the opening day ensured DeJesus and Blake a place on the medal stand, with Saturdays matches deciding exactly where. B y DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgLAKELAND Things started off in strong fashion for the Highlands County Eight at the FHSAAState Wrestling Finals at the Lakeland Center Friday, with five of the combatants claim-i ng victories in the opening r ound. And two of those three losses would have a chance in the wrestleback round to continue on their path toward the medal stand. Sebrings TyJohnson, however, wasnt one of them. His leg was locked when he was taken down and he hurt his hamstring pretty bad, Blue Streak head coach Josh Miller said. Ahard pill to swallow, having to withdraw due to injury in his first appearance at this penultimate event, but the junior has another year ahead of him to build on this experience. Avon Parks Bernard C harles, also a junior making his first appearance at State, lost a major decision in his opening match and came ups hort in his wrestleback attempt, leaving him with a c hance to take the experience as a building block next seas on as well. Not having another chance a t it is Sebring senior Nathan Franklin, who lost two close decisions Friday, totaling five points between them. s tough, Miller said. But you know, he came so close to getting here last year, its great that he was able to make it to State in his last year. That itself is an accomplishment for him to have. The second round of Fridays matches proved tougher for the remaining five as they went 2-3 in their respective weight classes. Avon Park freshman Dre Neeley and senior Jose Torres each took two-point losses in the Class 1A113and 120-pound classes, respectively. Neeley was on the short end of an 8-6 decision to Cardinal GibbonsDominick Gibson, while Torres lost 6-4 Tampa Bay Christians Ty Lucas. Red Devil senior Johnny Baldridge, after a 12-10 shootout win in his opening match, couldnt solve Jupiter Christians Elijah Cleary in Four of eight alive at State See STATE, Page 4B
C M Y K FOP 99 Golf TourneySEBRING The Fraternal Order of Police lodge No. 99 will be hosting a golf tournament on Sunday, Feb. 24, at the Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club ofS ebring. Registration and ticket sales begin at 7:30 a.m. with a four-person scramble teeing off with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. E ntry fee is $60 per person for golf, cart, range balls and lunch. A team/hole sponsorship combo are available for $275, or a hole sponsorship o nly for $50. Tickets for mulligans and door prizes w ill also be available Deadelin for sponsorship and team entry is Saturday, Feb. 16. Make checks payable to FOB Lodge 99. Contact Betty Milam, FOPsecretary, at 835-3512 or the Sun N Lake Pro Shop at 385-4830, for information and forms.Y MCA 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 Second Annual Cornhole Tournament will be held Saturday, Feb. 23, at the Roger Scarborough Field in Lake Placid. Registration is at 10:30 a.m. and tournament play begins at 11 a.m. Can register on-site and cost is $20 per team. Winner receives a commemorative set of Cornhole boards! There will also be raffle items. Tournament is being held in conjunction with Waylon Butler Benefit Barbecue. Contact Lake Placid Sr. FFAby calling Advisor, Lauren Butler at 699-5010.AP Rotary Golf TourneyAVON PARK The 5th Annual Avon Park Rotary David Doc Owen Memorial Golf tournament is slated for River Greens golf course on Saturday, Feb. 23, with a tee time of 8 a.m. The four-person scramble event will be divided into three flights by handicap and will feature closest to the pin, putting contest, and difficult long drive event. The $65 per person entry fee includes golf, cart, one mulligan per player, lunch, beverages on the course and prizes. Entry form available by emailing Chet Brojek at email@example.com 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. For questions, call Chet at 385-4736.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 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 C ommunity Education (Lauren Redick 784-7388 or email CommunityEducation@southflorida.edu.FTA February ActivitiesSunday, Feb. 17 Nature Walk at Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Road), Lakeland Approx. 3 mile walk to view birds and o ther wildlife at this scenic wildlife pres erve 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, wate r, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or firstname.lastname@example.org Saturday, Feb. 23 Trail Maintenance at 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 (west on Rock Ridge Rd., after 2 or 3 miles gate will be on your right. Contact Janice Anderson, phone 81 3345-1609 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 Dragons 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 York3218.640 Brooklyn3122.5852.5 Boston2824.5385 Philadelphia2229.43110.5 Toronto2132.39612.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami3614.720 Atlanta2922.5697.5 Washington1536.29421.5 Orlando1537.28822 Charlotte1240.23125 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3221.604 Chicago3022.5771.5 Milwaukee2625.5105 Detroit2133.38911.5 Cleveland1637.30216WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4212.778 Memphis3318.6477.5 Houston2926.52713.5 Dallas2329.44218 New Orleans1934.35822.5 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City3914.736 Denver3321.6116.5 Utah3024.5569.5 Portland2528.47214 Minnesota1931.38018.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers3917.696 Golden State3022.5777 L.A. Lakers2529.46313 Sacramento1935.35219 Phoenix1736.32120.5 ___ Thursdays Games Miami 110, Oklahoma City 100 L.A. Clippers 125, L.A. Lakers 101 Fridays Games No games scheduled Saturdays Games No games scheduled Sundays Games East vs. West, 8 p.m.LEADERSSCORING FGFTPTSAVG Durant, OKC498449154829.2 Anthony, NYK426260123028.6 James, MIA521251136527.3 Bryant, LAL514330144926.8 Harden, HOU412455138326.1 REBOUNDS OFFDEFTOTAVG Howard, LAL15740856511.8 Randolph, MEM20835756511.5 Asik, HOU18345163411.5 Vucevic, ORL18341459711.5 Noah, CHI18635954511.4 ASSISTS GASTAVG Rondo, BOS3842011.1 Paul, LAC444229.6 Vasquez, NOR534999.4 Holiday, PHL474188.9 Westbrook, OKC534278.1 STEALS GSTLAVG Paul, LAC441142.59 Conley, MEM491092.22 Westbrook, OKC531031.94 Jennings, MIL51991.94 Lin, HOU551051.91 BLOCKS GBLKAVG Sanders, MIL451423.16 Ibaka, OKC511492.92 Duncan, SAN441212.75 Hibbert, IND531412.66 Howard, LAL481122.33 FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE FGFGAPCT Chandler, NYK214318.673 Jordan, LAC211352.599 Splitter, SAN214363.590 Howard, LAL284491.578 Hickson, POR267472.566 3-POINT PERCENTAGE 3FG3FGAPCT Korver, ATL127276.460 Curry, GOL149333.447 Novak, NYK96215.447 Calderon, DET95213.446 Bonner, SAN3783.446 FREETHROW PERCENTAGE FTFTAPCT Durant, OKC449495.907 Curry, GOL152168.905 Martin, OKC160177.904 Collison, DAL153170.900 Redick, ORL110124.887EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA New Jersey923214031 Pittsburgh1050204835 N.Y. Rangers751153634 Philadelphia681133745 N.Y. Islanders571114046 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Boston822183429 Montreal841173633 Ottawa752163527 Toronto860164036 Buffalo681134350 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Carolina841174137 Tampa Bay661134940 Florida463113047 Washington581114049 Winnipeg571113343WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago1103254829 Nashville734182826 St. Louis851174845 Detroit752163841 Columbus482103143 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver832183829 Minnesota662143036 Edmonton553132934 Calgary453113544 Colorado561112732 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim1021214735 Dallas861173839 San Jose743173733 Phoenix662143538 Los Angeles552122833 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Thursdays Games N.Y. Islanders 4, N.Y. Rangers 3, SO Colorado 4, Minnesota 3, SO Carolina 3, Toronto 1 Washington 4, Tampa Bay 3 Montreal 1, Florida 0, OT Nashville 3, Phoenix 0 Fridays Games Buffalo 4, Boston 2 New Jersey 5, Philadelphia 3 Pittsburgh 3, Winnipeg 1 Anaheim 5, Detroit 2 Chicago 4, San Jose 1 St. Louis 5, Calgary 2 Dallas 4, Vancouver 3 Los Angeles 2, Columbus 1 Saturdays Games Tampa Bay at Florida, late Ottawa at Toronto, late Philadelphia at Montreal, late New Jersey at N.Y. Islanders, late Anaheim at Nashville, late Columbus at Phoenix, late Colorado at Edmonton, late Sundays Games Pittsburgh at Buffalo, 12:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Chicago, 3:30 p.m. Boston at Winnipeg, 6 p.m. Calgary at Dallas, 6 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 6 p.m. Washington at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m. St. Louis at Vancouver, 9 p.m.SCORING LEADERSGPGAPTS Vanek, Buf14111223 Kane, Chi1491221 Crosby, Pit1561521 St. Louis, TB1341519 Stamkos, TB1371118 Zetterberg, Det1451318 Elias, NJ1441418 Staal, Car138917 Kunitz, Pit1561117 Ribeiro, Was1451217 Malkin, Pit1531417 Clarkson, NJ1410616 Tavares, NYI138816 4 tied with 15 pts.BASEBALLAmerican League CLEVELAND INDIANSSigned OF Michael Bourn to a four-year contract. KANSAS CITY ROYALSAgreed to terms with LHP Chris Dwyer, LHP Donnie Joseph, LHP Justin Marks, LHP Everett Teaford, RHP Nate Adcock, INF Irving Falu and OF Jarrod Dyson on one-year contracts. National League MIAMI MARLINSSigned 1B Casey Kotchman to a minor-league contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALSAgreed to terms with RHP Jordan Zimmermann on a one-year contract. American Association EL PASO DIABLOSTraded INF Jordan Marks to Schaumburg (Frontier LHP Adam Tollefson. Atlantic League LONG ISLAND DUCKSSigned INF Shawn Williams and RHP Pete Budkevics. Acquired RHP T.J. Hose from Somerset for RHP Jon Hunton. Frontier League FLORENCE FREEDOMSigned LHP Mike Hanley to a contract extension. JOLIET SLAMMERSSigned INF Grant DeBruin. LAKE ERIE CRUSHERSSigned SS Kevin Berard. RIVER CITY RASCALSSigned 1B Phil Wunderlich. SCHAUMBURG BOOMERSTraded RHP Adam Tollefson to the El Paso (AA 2B Jordan Marks. Released OF Nate Baumann. WINDY CITY THUNDERBOLTSSigned RHP Travis Strong.FOOTBALLNational Football League BUFFALO BILLSRe-signed QB Tarvaris Jackson. GREEN BAY PACKERSReleased DB Charles Woodson. ST. LOUIS RAMSNamed Tim Walton defensive coordinator. Placed WR Titus Young on waivers. Canadian Football League B.C. LIONSSigned WR Paris Jackson and DB Korey Banks to contract extensions. EDMONTON ESKIMOSSigned DL Odell Willis and DB Marcell Young. HAMILTON TIGER-CATSSigned LB-DE Shomari Williams. MONTREAL ALOUETTESRe-signed CB Seth Williams, FB Dahrran Diedrick and DT Moton Hopkins. Signed DB Geoff Tisdale. Released DB Jerald Brown. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERSRe-signed DT Bryant Turner and SB Clarence Denmark. Agrred to terms with OL Mark Dewit.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKSRecalled G Henrik Karlsson from the Rockford (AHL COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSActivated D Adrian Aucoin from injured reserve. DETROIT RED WINGSRecalled RW Gustav Nyquist from Grand Rapids (AHLodd Bertuzzi on injured reserve. Reassigned RW Willie Coetzee to Grand Rapids from Toledo (ECHL NASHVILLE PREDATORSAssigned F Brian McGrattan to Milwaukee (AHL for a two-week conditioning assignment. NEW YORK RANGERSAssigned F Chris Kreider to Connecticut (AHL OTTAWA SENATORSRecalled F David Dziurzynski and F Derek Grant, D Eric Gryba from Binghamton (AHL ECHL READING ROYALSAnnounced F T.J. Syner was loaned to the team by Hershey (AHLSOCCERMajor League Soccer NEW YORK RED BULLSNamed John Wolyniec reserve team coach and player development coordinator. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid MONDAY: Baseball at Clewiston,4:30/7 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Sebring,7 p.m.; JV Baseball at Sebring,6 p.m.; Softball at DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys Tennis at LaBelle,4 p.m.; Girls Tennis vs.LaBelle,4 p.m. THURSDAY: Baseball at Bartow,7 p.m.; Softball at Pemaetu-Emahak,5/6:30 p.m.; Track hosts Meet,4:30 p.m.; Boys Weightlifting at Sebring,5 p.m. Sebring TUESDAY: Baseball at Lake Placid,7 p.m.; Softball vs.Haines City,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Tennis vs.Okeechobee,3:30 p.m. THURSDAY: Softball vs.DeSoto,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Track at Lake Placid,4:30 p.m.; Boys Weightlifting vs.Lake Placid,5 p.m. SFSC M ONDAY: Baseball at Pasco-Hernando,2:30 p.m.; Softball at Brevard,5 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball vs.Seminole State,6 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball vs.Dundalk,Md.,1 p.m.; Softball vs.Broward,1 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball vs.Broward,doubleheader,1 p.m. Avon Park TUESDAY: Baseball vs.Hardee,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Hardee,4:30 p.m.; Softball vs. Frostproof,7 p.m. T HURSDAY: Baseball at Fort Meade,7 p.m.; Softball vs.Oasis Christian,6 p.m.; Track at Lake Placid,4:30 p.m. N N B B A A S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p m m 2013 NBA All-Star Game . . . . . . 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C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013Page 3B AMERICAN GOLF CARTS; 5.542"; 5"; Black; 2/3,10,17,24; 00027334 Boys Girls Club 3x10.5 00027737 Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Sebring 70 and Over Softball League had a very nice day at the Highlands County Sports Complex, though the scores were relatively low compared to some days. One big upset was Andrews Allstate Insurance who caused VFW4300 to experience their first loss of the season. The final score was 4-2 with Allstate on top. Their Gallo Gonzalez and Dick Ostrich each went 2-for-3, including a triple. VFWs Bob Roth went 2-for-4 w ith a triple, Ron Lewis had a twob ase hit, while Curt Brown was 2for-4 and John Kloet had two hits. Highlands Independent Bank had a winning score of 12-8 over Buttonwood Bay. Bobby Fahnestock had a very big day, hitting 4-for-5 including two doubles. H e also made several good defensive plays. Don Cunningham was 3-for-4 with the only home run driven in for the League. Andy Timmermanis was 3-for-4, including a double, and Ron Lewis was 3-for-4. Russ Moody went 3-for-3 and Harry Bell was the winning pitcher. Buttonwood Bays leading batter was Bob Wood, going 3-for-4 with a double. Tony Christo also was 3-for-4. All batting 2-for-3 were Fred Boyd, John Jeffrey, Tom Moose Morrissette, Nelson Richardson and Rick Vancuren. Silent Salesman played Royal Palms for the third time this season and the Palms took the rubber match 14-9. The Salesman fell behind 5-4 in the third inning and were not able toc atch the hard-hitting Royal Palms t eam. Both teams had base hits galore, but the Salesman got the prize for men left on base as they stranded two or three in every inning. Palms Jim Longman went 5-for-5 and Jim Hensley had a double in his 4-for-5 times at bat. J C. Brown and Bobby Floodine each went 4-for-5. Ray Concepcion was 3-for-4 and Charlie Quinn was the winning pitcher. Silent Salesmans Don Goodwin had four singles in five at bats and Don Day had 3-for-4. Having a 3-for-5 day were Norm Grubbs, Ken Crandall and Fred Moore. Bill Todd connected for a double in his 3-for-5 times at the plate. On Thursday the Silent Salesman took on the hot Andrews Allstate Insurance Team that had beaten the undefeated VFW4300 team on Tuesday. The game started out like another merciless rout for the Insurance boys, as they batted around almost twice and scored 10 runs in the first two innings to lead 10-3. At this point the Salesmans d efense tightened, their bats heated u p and they took the lead 12-10 after six innings. What looked like a great comeback run went sour in the 7th inning as Allstate scored five more times to win 15-13. Having a terrific day at bat for the Salesman was Bill Todd, as he slammed two homers and three singles. Norm Grubbs had 4-for-5 with a double and Bob Iott and Jack DeFinney had three hits each. Fred Moore connected for a double in the big three-inning rally. Two hits each were credited to Don Day, Don Goodwin and Ken Crandall. Allstates Jerry Kaufman went 3for-4, including a triple. Gallo Gonzalez had a triple in his 1-for-3 times at the plate. Dick Ostrich batted 3-for-4 with a double. Eddie Lindberg was 2-for-4 with a double and Dale Baughman had 3for-4. All having 2-for-4 were Tom Ashley, Mel Gross, John Pena and Rudy Pribble. VFW4300 came out on top of the Highlands Independent Bank with a final score of 19-12. For the VFWteam Ron Lewis was credited for going 2-for-2 witha triple and three walks. Curt Brown had 4-for-5, including a two doubles. John Kloet had 4-for-5, Cal Bready 3-for-4 and Bob Roth 4-for6. For Highlands Independent Bank Bob Fahnestock had two doubles in his 4-for-5 at the plate. Aquintet of players had 3-for-5, they were Ross Anderson, Harry Bell, Don Cunningham, Bob Fox and Don Sheets. Royal Palms overcam e Buttonwood Bay with a close 15-14 win. In the 8th inning Buttonwood Bay was down three runs and scored two, but left the tying run on third base who didnt have a chance to score. For the Palms Kyle Saunders had 3-for-4 with two triples. Each having a double in their 2for-4 times at the plate were J. C. Brown, Bobby Floodine and Jim Hensley. B uttonwoods Jim Monroe w as perfect at the plate hitting 4-for-4 with a double. T ony Christo and John Jeffery were 4-for-5. Tom Moose Morrissette and John Degnen each had a double in their 3-for-5 times up. A ll going 3-for-4 were Fred Boyd, Jack Grasso and Nelson Richardson. Thank you for the support the se players get each Tuesday and Thursday mornings at 10 a.m. at the H ighlands County Sports Complex in Sebring. Andrews Allstate takes two in Sebring 70s B y BARRYFOSTER Special to the News-SunSEBRING Officials of t he American Le Mans Series have made a couple of a nnouncements that will mean even more excitement at this years 61st running of the Mobil 1 12 Hours of Sebring fueled by Fresh From Florida. First comes word that Extreme Speed Motorsports famous for their Tequila Patron colored Ferraris will move to prototypes for 2013. Scott Sharp reportedly has finalized plans for a two-car HPD ARX-03b P2 program. Im very proud that ESM will move to the P2 class, effective immediately, said Sharp. We enjoyed our three-year run in the GTclass with Ferrari. If the GTclass is a factory-supported class and you are not a full manufacturer entry, everything falls on the shoulders of the team. Sharp, who was the 2009 ALMS P1 class champion, said that moving to P2 is a new chapter for ESM and a homecoming of sorts for Tequila Patrn. He called the move a terrific opportunity to learn and develop the P2 car. The first car, purchased from reigning FIAWorld Endurance Championship s eries LMP2 champ Enzo Potolicchio, worked out earl ier this week at the Sebring International Raceway and w ill debut at this years 12 Hours. It also is being reported that ESM has ordered a brand-new second chassis that is scheduled to be delivered in time for the ALMS season-opener here. The driver roster lists all four of its current pilots including Sharp, Johannes van Overbeek, Guy Cosmo and Ed Brown. Interestingly enough, the ESM appearance at the ALMS Winter Test at Sebring featured its two Ferrari F458 Italias, which had been upgraded to 2013-spec. The announcement also could mean another team may re-join the competition. Officials at Level 5 Motorsports, now say they will re-evaluate their announcement to withdraw its planned effort this year due to lack of entries. Analysts have speculated that should Level 5 re-commit, that could result in a domino effect, with as many as a four-car HPD ARX-03b battle for this years P2 championship. Additional entries, including the already confirmed G reaves Motorsport Zytek Z11SN Nissan and potentiall y two others from Europe, could be on the grid for S ebring In other news, BMW Motorsport and BMWTeam RLLhave rolled out their new BMWZ4 GTE which also is expected to run in anger at this years 12 Hour classic. Obviously I am very excited to enter this new year with the BMWZ4 GTE. There is a lot of enthusiasm in the team for the new car said team principal and former 12 Hour winner Bobby Rahal. There will be a development period involved but ultimately I see no reason why we cant be competitive with the great competition that exists in the GTcategory in the ALMS. Although he allowed, in many respects, it might be a development year, Rahal pointed to the teams driver talent. They include the two new exciting additions with Maxime Martin, who will share the No. 55 car with veteran and former Sebring winner Bill Auberlen, and John Edwards who will drive the No. 56 car with another veteran, Joey Hand. New Cars Coming to this year's 12 Hours Photo courtesy of alms.com E xtreme Speed Motorsports and Tequila Patrn will field two Honda Performance Development ARX-03b prototypes in a full-season championship run. GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE
C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgIn girls tennis action earlier in the week, the Lady Blue Streaks had a domi-n ant peformance Tuesday, getting seven match wins, w hile only giving up seven game losses, for a sweep of v isiting Haines City. Nisha Patel had just one g ame lost in her 6-1, 6-0 win at No. 1 Singles, while at Nos 2 and 3, Joy Donglasan and Kelly Broen cruised to 6-0, 6-0 wins. Morgan Heston took two game losses, but still won easily at No. 4, 6-2, 6-0, and Micaela DeVane went 6-1, 6-0 at No. 5. Patel and Donglasan kept it rolling with a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 1 Doubles, though Broen and Heston had the closestmatch of the day at No 2. Doubles, winning 6-2, 6-1. The Lady Dragons, stinging from their loss to Sebring the previous week, looked strong in a close, 4-3 loss to LaBelle Monday, but came back stronger with a win at Hardee Tuesday. In Tuesdays match against the Cowgirls, the first three singles positions lost, before Jenna Blount got a win at No. 4, 6-3, 7-6. Rachel Shattler came up just short at No. 5, winning the first set 6-3, losing the second 4-6 and then the tie-breaking third set, 3-6. The doubles teams then both got wins as Hannah Waller and Stephanie Rodriguez paired up for an 8-3 win and Claire LeBlanc joined Blount for an 8-4 win. The team then carried that late momentum into T uesdays contest and cleaned up the Lady W ildcats. Waller, Rodriguez, LaBlanc and Shattler picked up wins in singles and the doubles teams of Waller and Rodriguez, LeBlanc and Blount also rolled to wins. At 4-1 after the Haines City win, the Lady Streaks host Okeechobee Tuesday before getting set to be the host of the Heartland Conference Tournament Friday at 1 p.m. and Saturday starting at 9 a.m. Lake Placid stands at 3-2 and hosts a rematch with LaBelle Tuesday befo re heading to the Heartland for the weekend. The boys side of the Heartland tournament will be held at Avon Park and, like the girls, begin Friday at 1 p.m. and Saturday at 9 a.m. an 8-2 loss in the second round. All three would still have their chance to continue with wins in the ensuing wrestleback round. Unfortunately, Torres wouldnt make it out of the wrestlebacks. H aving just missed reaching the medal rounds a year ago, Torres again found his path blocked as Jamel Morriso f Cardinal Gibbons outpointed him to end his quest. N eeley and Baldridge, however, bounced back in i mpressive fashion to continue on their missions. N eeley won by fall just 38 seconds into the second round of his match with Mourning High Schools Maher Jaser, and Baldridge took an 11-5 win over Josh Calhoun of The Bolles School. While insuring their continuation into Saturday, both Neeley and Baldridge still need one more win to guarantee a place on the medal stand. Neeley was slated to face Jarred Wolfenberger of Indian Rocks Christian early Saturday, with Baldridge set to meet Christian Perez of Doral Academy. The final two wrestlers still alive have already assured themselves of bring-i ng home some hardware by going 2-0 on Friday Sebrings Chris DeJesus and Avon Parks Delroy Blake. Both took strong wins in their opening matches and had to battle for wins in the second round. In the Class 2A, 160pound class, DeJesus took an 8-3 win over Alex Luttrell of Crestview, before facing a physically imposing Mike Aroyo of Olympic Heights. s a very strong kid, Miller acknowledged. But Chris is very sound with his tactics and usually does well against strong opponents. He would need to get those tactics in order late as Aroyo carried a slim lead into the third round. But a couple of scoring moves within the final two minutes nabbed the 8-4 win f or DeJesus. After reaching State, but going two-and-out last year,t he turnaround to 2-0 this time around was a very welc ome accomplishment. s a great feeling, having my first medalist as a coach, Miller said. Its also a relief, like a great big monkey off my back. And he made things easy f or himself, he continued. When I medaled, I had a loss going into Saturday, so Ih ad to fight my way back into it. He got his two wins and can now take the rest of the night to recover and relax. Blake, a Red Devil junior making his frist trip to State, was competing in the Class 1A, 195-pound weight class and wasted little time in coming out of the gates with a 10-3 win over Mark Hinchcliffe of Florida High. In his next match, against C ardinal GibbonsRyan Thomas, it was more of a feeling out process as the early going was light on decisive scoring moves. B ut the pace soon picked up, as did Blakes scoring. At one point, Thomas nose began to bleed, leading to a delay in the action as b oth he and the mats were attended to. And when the action continued, Blake held his lead and took a 6-3 win to stamph is medal reservation. e came through here earlier this week for a walkthrough and warm-ups and at first I was scared, Blake said. But when we came back, it wasnt so bad and I was feeling a lot better. o do well, it feels great, but for me its so much about being a part of this team and how well everyone is doing and the support for each other, he continued. I just love being a part of Avon Park wrestling. Page 4BNews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013w ww.newssun.com COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; feb ads; 00027287 DR. LEE, IKE; 1.736"; 3"; Black; 02/17/13; 00027650 But as is the case in her travel ball experience, Bloemsma expects to be used mostly at midfield. I think thats what theyre thinking, with maybe a little center and mid, she said. But Ill play anywhere, even in goal, so long as I can get a chance to play Which of course, is her main athletic goal. I really look forward to i mproving and get to a diff erent level of play Bleomsma Itll will be a nice achievement to be able to say Im playing soccer in college. I had knee surgery in 2010, and am pretty much recovered and confident in kicking, sliding and running, she continued. Though I havent fully gotten my speed back, which I want to get to and Im sure I will. Theyve already sent me a workout program for the summer which Ill be following. Her academic ideals firmly in mind, the athletic goals plainly in sight, H eather Bloemsma eagerly awaits the next chapter. s just going to be neat, the college experience. Meeting new people and being on my own. The path is a lot more direct when one knows where they are going. Continued from 1B Soccer, studies pave path for Bloemsma Special to the News-SunAVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Fourth Annual Panther 5K Run/Walk will be held at the SFSC Highlands Campus Saturday, March 2. The event raises money for intercollegiate athletics programs while promoting physical fitness and letting participants enjoy the scenic campus. Through Friday, Feb. 22, entry fees are $25 for adults, $20 for students, and $15 for children ages 6-12. After that date through race day, registration is $30 per person. The first 200 paying registered runners and walkers will receive a Panther 5K shirt anda goodie bag. Major sponsors of the Panther 5K are the SFSC Foundation, Inc., and Bill Jarrett Ford Mercury. Entry forms are available at www.southflorida.edu/panther5k or by calling the SFSC Foundation at 453-3133. Entry forms and fees may be mailed to the SFSC Foundation, Inc., 13 East Main Street, Avon Park, FL 33825. To enter with a credit card or for more information about the run/walk, call the foundation. Registration is 7-7:45 a.m. on race day in the SFSC Panther Gymnasium, Highlands Campus. The race begins at 8 a.m. in front of the SFSC University Center. The route travels past the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts and the Tower of Enlightenment, around the Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr. Health and Science Education Center, past the SFSC Public Service Academy, to Memorial Drive, and back to its starting point. Awards will be presented to the first three finishers in each age and gender category as well as Overall and Masters. Early Registration ends soon for Panther 5K News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Left: Bernard Charles has Wakullas Kevon White in a somewhat awkward position in this wrestleback match, but White would get out of it and take the decision. Above: Nathan Franklin pushes forward trying to take down Bo Williams of Venice in his wrestleback match Friday. News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Top left: Dre Neely looks for an opening in his second-round match against Cardinal Gibbons Dominick Gibson at the Lakeland Center Friday. Top right: Johnny Baldridge lunges toward Elijah Clears legs in an attempted take-down in Fridays second round of the FHSAA State Wrestling Finals. FINDThe Best Car Deals On Centralfloridawheels.com Continued from 1B State finals will see at least two local medalists Lady Dragons, Streaks serve up wins
C M Y K B ack when people from my parents generation were firstp lanning their lives together,most marr ied couples looked forward to working hard for a few d ecades,buying a house,raising a family and then retiring together while they still hade nough money and energy to travel and pursue favorite hobbies. Some couples do manage to pull this off and thrive;b ut for many others,any of a host of obstacles can block t heir ability to retire at the same time. For example: T hanks to periods of unemployment,home-value decline or 401(k loss suffered during the Great Recession,many cou-p les simply dont have enough money to retire together comfortably. If theres a significant age difference,one spouse mayn ot have accumulated enough Social Security credits to qualify for a benefit by the time the other is ready to retire. Women often worry that the couple hasnt saved enough since there statistically likely to survive their spouses often for a decade or more. One spouse must continue working to supply employerprovided medical coverage until both reach Medicare eligibility age (65 in most cases). One spouse is just hitting his or her stride,career-wise, and isnt ready to slow down. Among couples who have managed to save enough to retire together,when it comes time to pull the trigger many realize they havent fully agreed on where or how to retire; or they discover that their wishes have diverged over the years. This can put tremendous strain on a marriage if youre not willing to compromise and talk things through. Long before you actually retire,ask yourselves: Should we downsize to a smaller dwelling or even move to a retirement community? Sell the house,buy a trailer and live like nomads for a few years? Move to a warmer climate or to be nearer our grandchildren? Move to a state with lower taxes or cost of living? Start a small side business to keep money rolling in? Are we finished supporti ng our children financially? Even before aski ng those tough questions,you a lready should have begun estimating your retirement i ncome needs. Social Security has a helpful online Retirement Estimator that canh elp ( www.ssa.gov/estimator ). After youve explored various retirement scenarios, consider hiring a financialp lanner to help work out an investment and savings game p lan,or to at least review the one you've devised. A long with the financial impact retirement will have on your marriage,keep in m ind that this may be the first time that youve been together,day in and day out.M any people are so consumed by their jobs that they h avent taken time to develop outside interests and hobbies. Well before retirement, y ou and your spouse should start exploring activities and networks of friends you can enjoy,both together and independently. Considert hings like volunteer work, hobbies,athletic activities or even part-time employment if you miss the workplace interaction and need them oney. And finally,if your plan is t o have one spouse continue working for a while,try liv-i ng on only that one salary for a few months before retiring as an experiment. T his will give you an inkling of how well youll do financially and whether youm ight both need to keep working to amass more savi ngs. This article is intended to provide general information and s hould not be considered legal, t ax or financial advice. Its always a good idea to consult a tax or financial advisor for specific information on how certain laws apply to your situation anda bout your individual financial situation. Jason Alderman directs Visa's financial education programs. To follow Jason Alderman on Twitter visit www. twitter.com/PracticalMoney. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 2013Page 5B DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; feb ads; 00027212 MILLER ADVERTISING; 3.639"; 5"; Black; business, 02/17/13; 00027731 CROSSWORDSOLUTION BUSINESS Special to the News-SunZOLFO SPRINGS O nJan.26 Key West Kritter Patrol a 501c3 run by Cece Crane and Dr Jerry Gleisner, gave Trust Again Pet Shelter, of Zolfo Springs,adonationt o aid in the improvements to the facility,this money will be used to replace much needed floor covering in the two cat homes. We have many cosmetic improvements to make to the facility and we are very grateful for this very kind donation,said Barry Edgley, one of the directors of thef acility. To have funds for specific improvements is just s o wonderful. Trust Again also had floor paint donated by Belflowerso f Wauchula to help seal the floors. K ey West Kritter Patrol developed one of the first most successful TNR (Trap Neuter Release) programs down in Key West,and they are now,seven years afterm oving to Sebring,redeveloping this much needed, donation based,TNR program in Highlands and surrounding counties. TrustA gain Pet Shelter,various other rescue organizations and the general public have been assisting in making thisa success in Highlands and t he surrounding counties by trapping,transporting or just telling people about the program. As to date more than 700 feral cats have been altered,e qual to 3,920 kittens not being born in the first year, 2 1,952 in the second. This has been mostlyachievedby word of mouth. T his program has been in operation and becoming i ncreasinglysuccessfulsince June 2012 through Dr. Elton Gissendanners practice in Lake Placid. Most recently, Dr Andersons practice joined the program,(both onU .S. 27). All cats are spayed or neutered,ears tipped on the left ear (a universalacknowledgementof alteration),r abies shot and de-wormed. If you have a cat issue, contact Gissendanner at 4657387 or Anderson at 6553155 to arrange to borrowt raps. Everything is geared for ease and to help get the feral population down. Donations to Key West Kritter Patrol,feral cat program can be sent toG issendanners office,made payable to Key West Kritter P atrol,marked feral cat program. A private donation was a lso received from Malveen McPhee to fence in 800 feet o f the cat area. As a cageless facility,this was highly needed and again this was very appreciated. e aim to make this one of the best facilities in Central Florida,Edgley s aid,with a future vision of a s urgery,and hurricane shelt er for pets. They have been v ery fortunate to have found support from different aspects and have built a great working relationship also with the Humane Society in Sebring. Dr. Hendry and his staff in Wauchula have been supportive with immediate care of any of the sick animals. T rust Again Pet Shelter has helped re-home more than 300 cats and 20-plus d ogs in 2012 and holds a s tate license as a registered c harity. As a 501c3 volunteers and donations of any kind,be itmonetary,food, blankets or toys,are always welcome as it operates 100 percent on donations. Kritter Patrol helps Trust Again Pet Shelter Special to the News-SunLAKELAND Mark A. Sessums was a guest speaker at the Florida Bar FamilyL aw Section Certification Review Course. The topic of his speech was Equitable Distribution. This is the fifth year that S essums has been invited to present at the Florida Bar event of more than 1,400 attendees. Sesssums is one of four Florida lawyers statewide that is double board-certified in both Civil Trial Law a nd Marital and Family Law. Sessums Law Group is a highly experienced and credentialed firm that offers effective representation for individuals,businesses and families throughout Florida. The firm has locations in Polk and Highlands counties. The Sebring office is at 559 S. Commerce Ave. S essums speaks at Florida Bar Family Law Section Certification Review S pecial to the News-SunLAKELAND Heacock Insurance Group has added seven new employees to theD owntown Lakeland offices,bringing the total n umber of associates to more than 40 in Lakeland. The additional sevene mployees have joined Heacock Classic,which s pecializes in collector car insurance and is a division of the Heacock InsuranceG roup. The compans main office is in the historic Old C ity Hall on Main Street. Heacock Classic occupies o ffices located in an adjacent building at 100 W. Main St. Classic has become one of the leading providers of collector cari nsurance nationwide. Ford Heacock,president of Heacock Insurance Group,said,Our continued growth has allowed us t o bring additional staff to Lakeland and Im proud to be part of the vitality of downtown. Heacock Insurance G roup was founded by Ford Heacock Sr. in Sebring in 1 922.The insurance group now employs more than 70 full-time employees. H eacock is an independent insurance agency prov iding all lines of personal and business insurance from dozens of leadingi nsurance companies. The Heacock Group of companies includes Heacock P ayroll,offering complete payroll outsources services, a nd Heacock Classic,providing insurance for collector car enthusiasts nationwide. Heacock Insurance G roup has offices in Downtown Lakeland and Sebring. For more information on the Internet go to www.heacock.com. Heacock Insurance Group adds staff to Lakeland offices When retiring together doesnt make sense Personal Finance Jason Alderman
C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Small Business DevelopmentC enter is finishing up this months training with the monthly Starting Your Businessseminar as well asa new offering for current b usiness owners. The new seminar,Financial I ntelligence:Analyzing Your BusinessFinancialS tatements is designed to help small business owners to read and use their financial statement. Starting Your Business will b e offered from 2-4:30 p.m. Wednesday,Feb. 27 at the University of South Florida, South Florida State College Corporate and CommunityE ducation Room T24 Youve got the idea. Now you need to know how get on your way. Starting Your Businessis a class that teaches just that. From how to determine feasibility and legal structure to the type of license you will need,this class covers all the essentials that will help you get started. Starting Your Businessis a free seminar presented by the Small Business Development Center at USF. It is designed for persons thinking of starting a small business or who have starteda business and wants to make sure they did it correctly. The seminar will be presented by David Noel, Certified Business Analystw ith the SBDC. Seating is limited,so call Noel at 7847378 or email email@example.com to reserve a seat in the seminaro r for further information. The second and newest w orkshop,Financial Intelligence:Analyzing YourB usiness' Financial Statements,will be offered from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. also on Wednesday,Feb. 27 at the SFSC campus. E ver wished you had a crystal ball to help predict your business outcomes? Well,you do! And,its probably sitting on a shelf collect-i ng dust. Get rid of the excuses that keep you from looking at the numbers. This class will teach how to comprehend businessfinancial statements in order to focus on the big picture. After this course,one will be able to use the numbers to evaluate the condition of your business and effectively manage its financial performance by learning how tor ead,review and understand your statements in as little as one hour per month. Use the statements to recognize negative trends before its tool ate. Understand the three statements you must have b efore making operating and marketing decisions. Speakt he same language as your banker and CPA. Perform vertical and horizontal comparative analyses. Use ratiosto make the most of your a ssets. Determine the net worth of your business. Ask financially intelligent questions. Get a glossary of terms and quick reference of ratios. T he text book,Financial Intelligence For Entrepreneurs:What You Really Need To Know About The Numbers,is included. The speaker is Pearl Para, CPA. Fee for the class is $75. To register,call SFSC at 784-7405,refer to CRN 21510. Page 6BNews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013www.newssun.com ***HIGHLANDS COUNTY CONCERT BA; 3.639"; 7"; Black; 02/17/13, 02/20/13; 00027651 S FCC-PERFORMING ARTS CENTER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, artist series; 00027694 BUSINESS S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING Select Downtown Sebring mer-c hants are offering a free I Love Downtown Sebring tote bag with any purchase. The tote bags are available at Dogtown USA,Frames &I mages,Kathys Consignment Boutique, Lindas Book and Still Chic Boutique. Quantities are limited and available on a firstcome,first-serve basis. T he I Love Downtown Sebringinitiative is a comm unity-based,Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRAc oordinated project celebrating the cultural,traditional a nd unique characteristics of Downtown Sebring life,work and play. Designed to promote pride and affinity among Sebrings residents,l ocal businesses and organizations,the I Love D owntown Sebringcampaign facilitates community unification through grass-r oots initiatives and events that highlight the diverse l ifestyles and characteristics of the City on a Circle. T he mission of the Sebring CRA is to bring about the economic revitalization of an established target area. To create a re-investment envi-r onment that attracts private investors into the area. To p romote improvements within the redevelopment area through renovation andr estoration of buildings,as well as to encourage new c onstruction. To acquire the funding necessary to make t he infrastructure improvements necessary to attract investment dollars and improve the assessed taxable value of district propertiesa nd to assist the Chamber of Commerce and Downtown M erchants in their efforts to market the downtown businesses.For more informa-t ion about the Sebring CRA, visit www.Downtown S ebring.org I Love Downtown Sebring tote bags available Courtesy photo These tote bags are now available at select merchants in Downtown Sebring, while supplies last. SBDC offers two more seminars Special to the News-SunSEBRING C.J. Hamel, with Re/Max Realty Plus in Sebring,has been presentedw ith the Heartland Association of Relators recognition for the No. 1 Realtor in Highlands County for highest volumec losed sales for 2012. Hamel has been working in the real estate industry since 1999 and has extensive experience in residential sales. Her other achieve-m ents include making the Re/Max Top 100 Agents l ists for the state of Florida, honored by Re/Max corporate offices andi nducted into the Re/Max Hall of Fames. Shei s also a member of the National Group of Certified Residential Specialists. Hamel has been an integral part of the Re/Max Team in Highlands Countya nd receiving this acknowledgement is a tremendous a ccomplishment. In addition,Hamel is an advocate for the Humane Society of Highlands County and the Childrens Miracle Network. A portion of the proceeds of every oneo f her sales go to these two organizations. R e/Max has more than 100,000 agents worldwide and continues to lead thei ndustry in top markets with cutting edge technologies. F eel free to visit Hamel at www.cjhamel.com or email h er at firstname.lastname@example.org. Re/Max agent named top producer for Highlands County Hamel Associated PressTALLAHASSEE The state-backed Citizens Property Insurance Corp. has hired a journalist to help the frequently embattled insurer with its image. Citizenslegislative affairs director Christine Ashburn announced the appointment Friday of Mike Peltier as the compans media relations manager. The 52-year-old Peltier started his newspaper career in Florida at The Ledger in Lakeland in 1988. Hes also worked as a stringer for The Associated Press,Reuters and Time magazine. He has been with the News of Service of Florida the last four years. State-backed insurer names media relations manager Associated PressB EATRICE,Neb. A Florida-based company has f iled paperwork to build a $138 million wind farm in parts of Jefferson and Gagec ounties in southeast Nebraska. D ocuments filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission say the windf arm would generate nearly 74 megawatts of electricity f rom 32 turbines. It would be built by N extEra Energy Resources, of Juno Beach,Fla. Beatrice radio station K WBE says the proposed Steele Flats Wind Project w ould be located mostly in Jefferson County. Project manager Paul D ockery told the Gage County Planning C ommission on Thursday that the 426-foot-tall turb ines would be linked by underground cables and would be connected to aN ebraska Public Power District Steele City substat ion. I nformation from: KWBE-AM. Florida firm files papers for Nebraska wind farm Associated PressTALLAHASSEE The Florida Supreme Court says nursing home arbitration agreements signed by patients remain valid eveni f they should die. The seven justices unanimously agreed on Thursday that Henry Lee Stewarts survivors cannot sue Avante at Leesburg Inc. for wrongful death and depravation of rights. Instead,they must arbitrate their claim that Stewart died due to alleged neglect by the nursing home because of the arbitrationa greement he had signed with the facility. The high court affirmed a prior ruling by the Daytona Beach-based 5th District Court of Appeal in the Lake County case. Death no bar to Florida nursing home arbitration
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 2013Page 7B W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used; 00027697 Courtesy photo Members of South Florida State Colleges chapter of Phi Beta Lambda took seven firstplace awards and 17 second-, third-, fourth-, and fifth-place awards at the Florida District I V Phi Beta Lambda Conference on Feb. 2 in Sarasota. Honorees are (from left) Michael Gergen, Avon Park, first, sports management and marketing; Megan Davis, Avon Park, f irst, telecommunications and word processing; Clark Zelyk, Zolfo Springs, first, business ethics; Jennifer Fiorillo, Sebring, first, business ethics and help desk; Martile Blackman, S ebring, first, marketing concepts; Maureen Calhoun, Sebring; Star Centeno, Sebring; and chapter advisor Adam Martin. Nearly 90 students from District IV, including Saint Leo University and the University of Tampa, took part in the competition. Phi Beta Lambda is a career and technical student organization that helps students prepare for the business w orld. SFSC Phi Beta Lambda District Awards CHALKTALK Courtesy photo President Phyllis Summers of the Womans Club of Sebring presents a check for $ 1,000 to Donald Applequist, Dean of Resource Development atS outh Florida State C ollege.The donation will be applied to the scholarship fund for women whoa re returning to school to improve their lives. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Lake Placid Noon Rotary honored Juli Coker from theL ake Placid Montessori Academy as Teacher of the Month at the Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce luncheon on Feb. 13. Shew as presented with a certificate and $50 from the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club. Proceeds are from the World Famous Wild Game dinner. Coker began her teaching c areer with the Center of Education Montessori in B radenton in 1998. She worked on the coast until moving to Lake Placid withh er husband,Keit,h and son, Michel,in 2003. At that t ime,she joined Montessori Childrens School of Lake Placid as a substitute teacher. In 2004 she became a f ull-time elementary school teacher. I n 2006,she took a sabbatical to home school her son at which point thes chools population was just 35 students. When the school sold in 2008 and became Lake PlacidM ontessori Academy,Coker rejoined the team. Now t here is a student population of nearly 140 students. Jennifer Payne,principal o f Lake Placid Montessori Academy,said,The schools growth can be attributed to the hard worko f teachers like Ms. Coker who have dedicated so much o f their lives to excellence in education and building the future with our chil-d ren. LP Noon Rotary honors Juli Coker at Chamber luncheon C ourtesy photo Juli Coker (lefteacher of the Month from Lake Placid Montessori Academy, accepts her certificate from Lorraine Hutchins, Lake Placid Noon Rotary director. Clubs donates to help other women Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida A&M U niversitys law school is getting a warning that it is not meeting standards needed to maintain its accreditation. The American Bar Association this week sent a letter to FAMU officials detailingp roblems it found with the law school based in Orlando. The accreditation committee questioned whether FAMU was doing enough to prepare students for the exam needed to get a law license. The College of Law currently has more than 600 students. University officials have been asked to submit a report by May that shows the uni-v ersity is complying with accreditation standards. FAMU officials said Friday there already taking steps to respond to the criticism. Interim President Larry Robinsons tressed the law school remains fully accredited. FAMU law school warned it is not meeting standards
C M Y K Page 8BNews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 11.25"; 14.72"; Black; church directory #1 dummy; 00026401Places 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, email@example.com ;website, www.stcathe.com .School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr.Anna V.Adam, 747 S.Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870;385-7300;fax, 3857310;email firstname.lastname@example.org .School office hours 7:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.MondayFriday.Clergy:Very Rev.Jos Gonzlez, V.F., email@example.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday:3:30 and 5 p.m.(vigilSunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m.(Spanish.m.(Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m.(French Mass).Daily Mass:Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m.Sacrament of Reconcilliation:7:15-7:45 a.m.first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m.Saturday and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday.Office Hours:8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.Monday-Friday. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil,4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.;Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Cornerstone Christian Church (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825.Love Christ Love People.Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister.Jon Carter, Music Minister.Sunday, 9 a.m.Bible Study; 10 a.m.Worship;Communion available each week.Wednesday, 7 p.m.Home Fellowship Group.For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace A ve., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 4657065.Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday:Bible classes, 9 a.m.;Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m.Thelma Hall, organist;and Pat Hjort, pianist.Wednesday:Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone.Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life!Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Tod Schwingel, Preacher;David Etherton, Youth Pastor.Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m;Evening service at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m.followed by classes at 6:30 p.m.Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m.Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m.Thursdays.Office hours, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.Monday-Friday.Phone 3826676. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:385-0358 or 385-3435.The Rev.Ronald Norton, Pastor;Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m.Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m.Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.;Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875.Call 3821343.Rev.Steve Hagen, pastor.Sunday services:Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.;Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m.(off siteWednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 154 N. Franklin St.Sunday:10:30 a.m.morning worship and Sunday school.Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public readingr oom/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. C HURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m.Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.All are invited to join us.For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website http://www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W.Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor.Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is at7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852.Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth.Call 465-6916.Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orang e Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP C reepy. Slimy. Poisonous. Ugly.These are only a few o f the words that describe many peoples negative feeling towards snakes,lizards, toads and other reptiles and amphibians. They haveat ough time getting people to think of them in a positive light. Even their collective name herps comes from a Greek term meaning creeping things. But these critters have t heir good points. While all snakes are predators,most are harmless. In fact,less than one-third of the worlds snake species are venomousa nd less than 10 percent are dangerously venomous. In t he United States,90 percent o f the snakes are non-veno mous. Plus,they are actuall y beneficial to humans because they prey on rodents. As a matter of fact, s nakes are the worlds most e ffective natural control on r odent population. These animals called herps salamanders,frogs, lizards,snakes and toads are part of the balance of n ature you learned about in grade school. Their health is an indicator of the health of t he environment. Dont think of the lowlyt oad as an unwanted guest. If you have toadsa round, they will eat the things you most wantt o get rid of like slugs and mosquitoes,which are among its favorite meals. Lizards are probably the most familiar of all reptiles. There are more than 3,500d ifferent types of lizards throughout the world,existi ng in all climates. Lizards are as diverse as their dwellings. They are oftenm isunderstood and feared because of a lack of knowle dge and exposure. The truth is,lizards,like so many other reptiles and amphibians,are beneficial to humans. In many countries,l izards are welcome houseguests,catching and eating m any annoying insects. They walk the walls and ceilings a nd live their lives unharmed by understanding humans. S ome lizards are not so fortunate and could become non-existent because of a lack of understanding. Beaded lizards and GilaM onsters,the only two poisonous species,are often killed out of fear. They are unlikely to bite pets or people. When they do,its likely to be in self-defense. Left alone,both lizards are docilec reatures. Many countries use lizards in ceremonies. Some Indian tribes of North America used lizard tails ina recipe for love potions. They are also eaten and their s kin used for leather. In the t ropics,the Green Iguana is killed for its flesh and eggs. And what about the slimy s alamanders? Well,they too h ave a purpose. Salamanders are predators of arthropods and insects. They are essential in keeping these popula-t ions in balance,which k eeps the wetlands healthy. They are also,like their rela-t ives the lizards,a great form of pest control. Common myths and untruths about herps: Toads and frogs cause warts the defensive skin secretions of toads do notc ause warts. Rattlesnakes add one rattle every year Contrary to this belief,a rattlesnake addso ne rattle every time it sheds its skin. Snakes may shed s everal times a year,each time adding a new rattle; in a ddition rattles may break off.For these reasons, counting rattles is not usual-l y an accurate method of determining a rattlesnake's a ge. Snakes travel in pairs; the survivor seeking revengei f one is killed This myth is entirely false; snakes hardly ever travel in groups or pairs. Snakes do not have any social bonds and wouldf eel in no way vengeful if o ne of itsconspecifics were to be killed.One possible explanation for this mythm ay be that in a prime habitat situation,several snakes o f the same species may be observed in a small area. A nother possible explanation for the origin of this myth could be related to the typi-c al reproductive behavior of snakes. During the mating s eason a male snake may closely follow a female snake. Snakes must be in a coiled position to strike In reality,snakes can bite or strike from any position.Coiling does howe ver,increase the distance that a snake can strike. A common inquiry relating to cottonmouths (Agkistrodon piscivorous),concerns their ability to bite underwater. Cottonmouths can in fact bite underwater,whichm akes sense since they live in wetland habitats,and fee d on fish and water snakes. All reptiles lay eggs Many reptiles are capable of g iving birth to live young. This can either be through the form of simple egg retention,in which all the nutrients still come from the calcified eggs (ovoviviparity), o r by having the babies actua lly grow inside the mother without an egg. At most the babies are covered in a membranous sack. This form of live birth is a type of v iviparity,and it is commonl y seen in vipers and chameleons. Still other rep-t iles,like the skinkChalcideschalcides give birth to live youngu sing a placenta,just like m ammals. H erps have a bad reputation, but they are beneficial to humans N ews From T he W atershed Corine Burgess Courtesy photo Salamanders are predators of arthropods and insects. They are essential in keeping these populations in balance, which k eeps the wetlands healthy.
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INDEPENDENT First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational 2200 N.Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone:452-9777 or 4533771.Sunday service:Sunday School, 10 a.m.and worship, 11 a.m.Wednesday services:7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study.Pastor: W.H.Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA 1178 S.E.Lakeview Drive., Sebring.David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev.Jefferson Cox on the 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, email@example.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown firstname.lastname@example.org.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.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 email@example.com.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: email@example.com, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.Wednesday:Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.Nursery available during worship.Call the church office for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 117 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Sunday Traditional Worship, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: 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 a nd 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.Rev.John A.Bryant, pastor. Rev.Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Rev.Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor.Sunday worship services:Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.and 10:45 a.m.Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m.; Prayer Group, 6 p.m.We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known.Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 4652422. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP MUSIC Allen J. Schaben/Los Angeles Times/MCT Terri Lyne Carrington with her award at the 54th Annual Grammy Awards at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Calif., on Feb. 12. B y CHARLES J. GANS Associated PressProducer Terri Lyne Carrington follows up her Grammy-winning,all-female The Mosaic Projectby offering a fresh take on the classict rio recording Money Jungle the session released 50 years ago that teamed pianist Duke Ellington,bassist Charles Mingus and drummer Max Roach. Some of the strongest tracks such as Wig W ise,which includes Brazilian rhythms and Mideastern motifs,and Claytons ballad Cut Ofthat references Ellingtons Solitude spotlight the trio of drummer Carrington,pianist Gerald Clayton and bassist Christian McBride.A nd Carrington enhances Fleurette Africain with ex-Ellingtonian trumpeter Clark Terrys scat/spoken-word vocals and Backward CountryB oy Blueswith Nir Felders earthy slide guitar intro and Lizz Wrights wordless vocals. The hard-swinging Money Jungleincludes s ound clips on the state of capitalism from Martin Luther King Jr.,Bill and Hillary Clinton a nd Barack Obama,while the mellow Rem Blues/Musichas Shea Rose reciting a poem comparing music to a seductive woman andH erbie Hancock quoting Ellingtons observations on the clash between jazz creativity and comm erce. Carringtons Money Jungle a fresh take By JONATHAN LANDRUM Jr. A ssociated PressATLANTA Stevie W onder is not happy with Lil Waynes vulgar lyrics that reference Emmett Till, a black teen who was killed in 1955 for allegedlyw histling at a white woman. The R&B legend says the rappers disturbing verse should not have made it beyond the recording studiof or the world to hear. ou cant equate that to Emmett Till,Wonder said. You just cannot do that. ... I think you got to have someone around you that e ven if they are the same age or older is wiser to s ay,o,thats not happening. Dont do that. Wonder,who says he is a f an and friend of Lil Wayne,made the comments when asked what he t hought of Lil Waynes controversial lyrics in an interview Thursday. On a remix to Futures song Karate Chop,Lil Wayne compared a rough sex act to the tortuous deatho f 14-year-old Till in Mississippi,an incident that ultimately helped change the national conversation on race. Following ac rude reference to rough sex,Lil Wayne indicates that he wanted to do asm uch damage as had been done to Till. T ills family has asked the rapper for an apology, and Epic Records,Futuresl abel,said the official song will not feature the vulgar w ords and is employing great effortsto pull it down. Stevie Wonder not happy with Lil Waynes lyrics
C M Y K Page 10BNews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 11.25"; 4"; Black; click & buy; 00027545 MARRIAGELICENSES T he following people filed for marriage licenses during the month of February,2013: Austin Titus Bushaw III and Gina Renee Whitmire,F eb. 1. Joshua Edmund Fairfield and Tiffany Iona Hill,Feb. 2. Javier Jimenez Hernandez and Samantha Jean Collins,F eb. 3. The following people filed for marriage licenses during the month of January,2013: Y oung Huh and Marvie Gayle Lastimosa,Jan. 2. William John Wernersbach and Patricia Lorraine Dailey Willis,Jan. 3. Gaspard Jean and Lachan D enise Legree,Jan. 6. Robert Patrick Therrien a nd Edith Elaine Jameson Scheer,Jan. 6. Scott Alan Leist and S andra Inez Moses Digiorgi, Jan. 9. C ecil Gerald Heston Jr. and Carol Lynn Schulze Anderson,Jan. 10. David Ray Campbell Jr. and Brenae ElaineB lanchette,Jan. 12. Derrick Lavonne Lowe and L atrisha Lanette Jones-Perry, Jan. 12. Christopher David C ampbell and Nadia Yvonne Carter,Jan. 14. J eovanny Lopez-Nieves and Meraly Galarza,Jan. 18. Samuel Beale Howell and L uanne Johnston McFadden, Jan. 19. Kenneth Delos Gilbert and J udith Ann Wolf Duhoski, Jan. 23. A lexander Jay Jones and Mia Loyota Harper,Jan. 26. Scott Douglas Rainwater and Cindy Leigh Hurner,Jan. 26. D avid Adam Sherley and Ashley Elizabeth Paeplow, Jan. 26. James Talmadge Jr. and Stephanie Lynne Tuck Weaver,Jan. 26. Alfonso Marquez Trejo a nd Beatriz Fonseca,Jan. 26. T he following people filed for marriage licenses during the month of December, 2012: Francisco Alfonso Cabrera a nd Yorye Tatiana Castaneda Chamorro,Dec. 1. Darren Wade Helvey and Kimberly Elaine Halliwell Farmer,Dec. 1. A lberto Hernandez Jr. and Sheila Liz Figueroa,Dec. 1. Gabriel Manriquez and Erica Apolinar,Dec. 1. Jesus Martinez and Lisa Michelle Polk Means,Dec. 1. Josiah Benjamin Rosmarin and Briana Stanley,Dec. 1. Samuel James Threadgill and Melinda Marie Matthews,Dec. 1. Randy Lamar Walton and Kamia Nije Williams,Dec. 1. Mario Espinoza Baeza and Ma Navor Jimenez Delacruz, Dec. 3. John Owen Stanton and Crystal Jean Gaskins Nelson, Dec. 3. Mykiel Logan Miller and Cory Deneen Sartori,Dec. 6. Geoffrey Craig Johnson and Samantha Ann Mitchell, Dec. 7. Jared Anthony Kline and V irginia Elaine Gilley Jones, Dec. 7. Cameron William Menzie and Anna Leah Garrison Beasley,Dec. 7. D emetrius Arthur Williams and Jesusa Gaona,Dec. 7. Timothy Richard Foster and Margaret Elizabeth Celentano,Dec. 8. C hristian Michael Allison and Lesly Ann Tundidor, Dec. 10. Bradley Keith Green and Janette Guerra,Dec. 10. W illie James Pugh and Arlinthea Cassandra Evans, Dec. 11. Steven Edgar Bair and Corlisse Susanna Cain Conley,Dec. 12. S cott Lee Bradley and Patricia Marlene Rocker G riffin,Dec. 12. Jeremy Thomas Daugherty and Julia Chavez,Dec. 12. M ichael Lee Flake and Debra Jewell McCleese H uffman,Dec. 12. Anthony Robert Gaines and Amanda Leigh Smith, Dec. 12. Christopher Adam H ammon and Loralyn Venee Johnson,Dec. 12. W illiam Anthony John and Charlette Olivia Smith Sensenig,Dec. 12. J oshua Allen Norby and Tracy Lynn Ann Elk,Dec. 12. I van Anthony Pagan and Kyanna Elise Matta,Dec. 12. Jack Oliver Stanley Jr. and L ori Lynn Walker Buck,Dec. 12. Preston Emory Tubbs and S usan Lee Baumann Farley, Dec. 12. J ames Washington Jr. and Melina Catherine Lackey Hart,Dec. 12. Michael Robert Hutchinson and Ellen MarieL ayendecker,Dec. 13. Moises Lee Reyes and Aidyn Merceo Reyes,Dec. 14. Michael Timothy Akins and Summer Laurel Randall, Dec. 15. H enry Eugene Brady Jr. and Carlee Kristin Hill,Dec. 1 5. Justin Adam Ostrander and Kayla Nicole Jordan,Dec. 15. Leon Ryan Williams and J ennifer Rose Bordin,Dec. 15. Gladstone Ainsworth Beagle and Faye Edith Jordan,Dec. 16. W illiam Eugene Legel and Judith Ann Smith Slick,Dec. 19. Mark Alexis Pimental and Sarah Faye Turner,Dec. 21. Michael Lee McClelland and Crystal Donna Pearl Sipple,Dec. 22. James Christopher McCubbin and Jennifer Jeanette Eldon,Dec. 22. Jason Lewis Sellers and Curie Jenen Bellingham, Dec. 22. Jonathan Michael Adams and Erika Alexis Munoz, Dec. 24. Wilson Norbey Garcia Quintero and Julieth Katherine Patino Castro, Dec. 24. Jose Antonio Lopez Rivera and Tajanie Magaliz Jimenez, Dec. 25. Stuart Russell Spencer and J ennie Lee Brewington Garner,Dec. 25. Bruce Allen Stockwell and Tonda Denise Maurer,Dec. 26. E ugene George Varner and Gladys Ann Walls Hull,Dec. 26. Juan Thomas Rosado and Alesha Lee Dyer Rosado,D ec. 29. Joseph Kyle Vincent and Annaliese Rose Jorgensen Kurtz,Dec. 29. Philip Aaron Lockhart and A nna Carmela Mendoza Jamora,Dec. 30. Glenn Edwin Bell and Denise Kay Bivers Clayton, Dec. 31. Charles Benjamin C hambers and Ellen Marie Pecchiar,Dec. 31. J oshua Michael Rush and Kristina Marie Dunbar,Dec. 31. B uck David Schroeder and Whitney Marcela Johnson, D ec. 31. Allan Warrick Jr. and June Carol Tanksley Ellis,Dec. 29. Timothy Scott Wheaton a nd Sabrina Isabel Colls, Dec. 29. The following people filed for marriage licenses duringt he month of November, 2012: A ndrew Crivello Jr. and Mary Ellen Ziemendorf Woolley,Nov. 1. F rancisco Ricardo Escalante and Yazmayra Sanjurjo,Nov. 1. A lan Wayne Smethurst and Cheryl Ann Taylor Button, N ov. 2. David Wilson Baker II and Gabrielle Ellena Gourley, Nov. 3. Angel Rafael Moro-Davila a nd Carrie Christine Crawford,Nov. 3. Daniel Gomez Sainz and Yanet Vega,Nov. 3. Louis Daniel Oliveras Hernandez and Jeanette Cedena Cruz,Nov. 4. W illiam Alphonso Shaw and Patricia Davis,Nov. 6. W illiam Henry Farler and Betty Lynne Robertson Manning,Nov. 7. Mitchell Alan Padelford and Chelsa BianicaW hitehead,Nov. 10. Chad Gerald Rendel and Kristen Alyssa Jordon,Nov. 10. Ricardo Xavier Rivera and C aitlyn Marie Johnson,Nov. 10. Gerald Donald Sharp and Elsa Iris Franqui Sharp,Nov. 10. Detrick Stokley McFarland and Tiffany Lashae Brown, Nov. 13. William Henry Anderson and Becky Joan Grimes,Nov. 14. Joshua AndrewMackie and Michelle Lyn Mae Bartley,Nov. 14. Christopher John Knight and Anna Marie Feeney,Nov. 15. Nathaniel Wooden Jr. and Vivian Denise Daniels,Nov. 15. Chrystiam Humberto Rodriguez Avila and Lorimar Cuencas,Nov. 16. Beverly Delano Carter and Pamela Joy Steeley WintersP runier,Nov. 16. Phillip Jon Mangus and Cynthia Lynn Winrod Clifton,Nov. 16. Arcadio Torres and S abrina Madison Rodriguez Varela,Nov. 16. Abraham Velazquez Jr. and Jessica Marie Feliciano Cassanova,Nov. 16. S tacey Lee Wilbanks and Brandy Nicole McCurdy McAtee,Nov. 16. David Clifton Cleveland and Caitlyn MichelleB ullock,Nov. 17. Donald Stuart Forrester and Debra Sue Shafer Forrester,Nov. 17. Martin Gamez Jr. and Silvia Beatriz Leon,Nov. 17. W illiam Stephen Moncrief and Emily Ruth Sager,Nov. 1 7. Terrence Lorenzo Mungin and Veda Nicole KnightH unt,Nov. 17. Timothy Ross Williams a nd Maggie Elizabeth Cook, Nov. 18. Bruce Leonard Higgins and Karen Jane Wells,Nov. 19. K enneth Allan Wilkins and Shirley Ann Hartsfield C halfant,Nov. 20. Ronald Wayne Woodard and Donna Marie Jackson,N ov. 21. Jeremy Charles Fredericks a nd Samantha Paige Birdsall, Nov. 22. Randall Lionel Oliveira a nd Louise Lizbeth Lund Heyman,Nov. 22. Donald Lee Carpenter and L eah Mae Schweller,Nov. 24. J erry Allan Lambert and Tammy Lee Swords,Nov. 24. Reginald Alan Watson and Victoria Joanne Snyder Jones,Nov. 24. J oshua Aaron Puzynski and Nicole Megan Doyle, Nov. 27. Jose Torres Jr. and Deonna Christine Brantley,Nov. 27. Pedro Luis Dominguez and Daisy Garcia,Nov. 30. J ohn B. Lane and Anna Marie Meldrum,Nov. 30. L awrence Michael Stayton and Denisa Alvarez,Nov. 30. The following people filed f or marriage licenses during the month of October,2012: Ebed Jafeth SantiagoMartinez and Rosa Maria Martinez,Oct. 3. I an Caleb McQueen and Stephanie Nicole Butcher, Oct. 4. Leslie Paul Paton and Karen Della Rocca Hickey, Oct. 4. William Franklin Singletary III and Chelsey Marie Hinton,Oct. 4. David Michael Willingham and Marva Gene Spires Roberts,Oct. 5. Gregg Stephen Dutton and Heather Jeanne Whitehurst Peterson,Oct. 6. Eugene John Lorandeau II and Samantha Scott Willingham,Oct. 6. Juan Ramon Castro and Ann Marie Moore,Oct. 7. Edward Lee Woodson and Wilma Margaret Yarbrough Shunk,Oct. 7. Ricky Shane Chadwick and Norma Jean Maupin A xon,Oct. 8. Mark David Forsyth and Danielle Elizabeth Castagnier,Oct. 11. Mark Joseph Shaffer and D iane Marie Blodeau,Oct. 11. Ashley Adam Anthony Ellerker and Charla Dawn Minson,Oct. 12. J ames Edward Bell and Terri Lynn Englar Bell,Oct. 13. Hector Gabriel Serrano Colon and Hannia AdnilC anals,Oct. 13. Victor Tellez Hernandez and Ma Emelia Angeles Vargas,Oct. 13. Steven Edward Kulon and Heidi Lee DeSilva Radzwill,O ct. 13. Ronald MacNeal Jr. and A nne Christina Root,Oct. 13. Chester Guy Maxcy Jr. and J ennifer Ann Lindley,Oct. 13. J ason Eugene Todd and Candace Jill Mooney,Oct. 13. Joshua Joseph Zahller and Emily Marie Mielke,Oct. 13. R olando Alphanso Hamilton and Electa Lynn B rown,Oct. 19. William Adrian Hatton and Erin Brittney Pollard,Oct.2 0. Benjamin Lodebar H uckaby Jr. and Cortney Leigh Dixon,Oct. 20. Thomas Emmett Slango a nd Patricia Augusta Hannagan Scott,Oct. 20. Walter Michael Adams and M elanie Jane Mitchell Mobley,Oct. 21. R obert Claude Hamby and Phyllis Tina Tsambasis Hamby,Oct. 21. Abraham Javier GarciaVargas and Rachel LynnS anmartin-Gonzales,Oct. 23. Peter Charles ONeill and Krista Marie Jackson,Oct. 25. Armando Flores-Angulo and Maria Torres-Grimaldo, Oct. 26. M ichael David Beaudoin and Susan Rae Place,Oct. 2 6. Robert James Wallace and Delia Esther Whalen,Oct. 26. Chester Roy Bennett and J ulie Griffin Chapman,Oct. 27. Jesus Gonzalez Calderon and Rosalba Licea Blanco, Oct. 27. E arl Eugene Ellerbee III and Crystal Kaye Roberts, Oct. 27. Daniel Ray Epley and Jessica Alane Barker Ritch, Oct. 27. Jarrod Adam Fuchs and Tina Lynne Phillips,Oct. 27. Josue Ortiz and Leslie Ann Colon,Oct. 27. Daniel Lavonne Prescott and Rachel Nicole Phillips, Oct. 28. William Franklin Braggs Jr. and Carrie Jayne Riles, Oct. 31. Zach Zanden Coetzee and Danielle Marie Arico,Oct. 31. Roy Manford Hawkins Jr. and Sally Louise Storter,Oct. 31. Trey David Williard and Katelyn Ann Hitt,Oct. 31. T he following people filed for marriage licenses during the month of September, 2012: John Mitchel Anderson a nd Tina Michelle Kern Lunn,Sept. 1. Hann La Tyng and Jessica Marie Hammond,Sept. 1. David Harold Nuske and B everly Ann Grose Le Beck, Sept. 1. Joseph Ray Jimenez Rodriguez and Katherine Marie Havery,Sept. 1. R onald George Lamoureaux and Andrea Christine Crews DeGrange, Sept. 2. Michael Timothy Wilkinson and Ileana CaridadD e La Ruiz,Sept. 4. Kenneth Leigh Holmes and R osa Milagros Gonzalez, Sept. 8. James Edward Landers III a nd Alisha Marie Anderson Lowder,Sept. 8. E ric Leon Simpson and Alice Faye Kidd,Sept. 8. Alex Cesar Dick and Ivelisse Garcia Mejias,Sept. 10. J ohnathan Lott and Leann Sierra Milam Rogers,Sept. 1 0. Robert Michael Muether and Molly Jean WeigandH oward,Sept. 14. George Allan Carlisle II a nd Angela Marie Millirans Cobb,Sept. 15. Matthew Curtis Madison a nd Jennifer Marie Jernigan, Sept. 15. David Wayne Martin and V icky Ann Sikes Aguilera, Sept. 15. T odd Eric Rupert and Kelly Dawn McBride McNally,Sept. 15. James Russell Sanders and Helen Marie Tondu Todd,S ept. 15. Daniel James Starr and Adrianne Ann Doeren,Sept. 15. Brandon Joseph Stidham and Cassie Marie Montsdeoca,Sept. 15. A rvil AndrewGorman and Pamela Jean Wyatt,Sept. 19. M axwell Sinclare Thompson and Jessica Kay Topp,Sept. 20. Fredy Garcia-Hernandez and Elizabeth Badillo,Sept.2 1. Christopher Vaughn Godfrey and Fallon Anne DaSilva,Sept. 22. Richard Edward Killborn I II and Melody Mae Harrell, Sept. 22. Daniel Brian Patrick and Christina Marie Beagles, Sept. 22. Woaldor St. Vil and Manoucheka Nadine Simelus,Sept. 22. Jerry Michael Snell Jr. and April Renee Johnson,Sept. 22. Josue Paul Thrift and Cara Irene Connelly,Sept. 22. Mark Edward Wudtke and Kimberly Jeanne Hansen Bass,Sept. 22. Jaime Ortiz Jr. and Danielle Frances Schneider, Sept. 24. Rodney Allan Youngblood and Leah Elizabeth Fuchs Easter,Sept. 26. Bryan Keith Hutto and Danesha Dawn McKitrick, Sept. 29.
C M Y K BY CHRISTY LEMIRE A P Movie WriterL OS ANGELES The Oscar-nominated features Broken Camerasand How to Survive a Plaguerepresent documentaries in thet ruest,purest form of the word:They capture a spark,a moment in history,and they make us feel as if we were there,too. B oth films were shot by regular people who happened to be witnessing an uprising. There by amateur photographers who had the foresight to record everything longb efore such a practice became the norm with the a dvent of the iPhone and YouTube from the mundane moments of their dailyl ives to scenes of violence, upheaval,death and eventuall y some sort of victory. There very different films from very different directors on very different topics. Broken Camerasi s a collaboration between Palestinian farmer Emad B urnat and Israeli director Guy Davidi featuring years of footage Burnat shot in hiso ccupied village of Bilin,a place that became a sort of s ymbol for nonviolent resistance. Each of the five cameras was destroyed in them idst of protests or gunfire; one still has a bullet lodged in the lens. But it also i ncludes daily events in the life of this husband and f ather of four; he actually bought the first camera in 2005 for the reason so many parents do,to record the first smiles and steps of hisy oungest son,Gibreel. Plagueis a collection of archival footage from the late 1980s and early s,asm embers of the New Yorkbased AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power (ACT UP) fought to find a cure for the disease as it quickly spreada nd claimed millions of lives. Director David France,who was in the middle of many of these boisterous planning meetings and theatricald emonstrations,culled through thousands of hours of footage from about two dozen different sources. Burnat of Broken Camerassaid hed alwaysi ntended to make a movie, but initially figured it would b e something private to show to family and friends. He felt it was his responsibility tod epict the fight for territory through his own eyes. Many films were made about Palestine and the subject but the story was being told by people who live outside. They didnt feel thisf eeling,this relation between the person and the land and h ow to live,how to survive in this situation under occupation,Burnat said. H e watched his brothers get arrested and friends get s hot by Israeli military,and even though he knew it was dangerous to venture into ita ll with his camera,this is the situation,this is our life, our daily life,Burnat said. At the same time,I was thinking for my kids,the f uture of my kids,to make this for them. My goal is to show the world and to spread the film and to change people,to change the situation.S o this was important for me. Burnat sought out Davidi, who shaped the film andw rote the narration,because he knew him as an Israeli peace activist. Together,the two aimed to craft a documentary with no politicals lant or judgment. Davidi spent a year and a half editing from 900 hours of footage that Burnat and a few others had shot beforeb ringing in French editor Veronique Lagoarde-Segot to help fine-tune the narrative. He said the naturalistic,intimate look of Broken Camerasisnt as effortlessa s it may appear. People have a lot of a ppreciation for a film that looks like it was heavily thought,it was planned,itl ooks spectacular with nice, big cameras,and in our film w e actually try to make it simple,he said. That included ruining some of the footage to make it appear even more authentically raw. T he people whose video appears in How to Survive a P laguesimilarly wanted to share their story with the world. France said the pho-t ographers had a number of motivations,from filling in t he gaps of traditional media reporting to documenting when police were excessivelyr ough during demonstrations to capturing quiet moments with loved ones before they d ied. The result:France often had the benefit of coverage of t he same event from several different angles. It was a true witnessbearing,said France,who spent two years cutting thef ilm. You also see in those scenes how comfortable people were on camera because the cameras were always present,which was onlym ade possible by a true revolution in home video. They w ere not these tiny,handheld things but for the first time it was affordable to ordinaryp eople to record things in that way.The camcorder c ame out in 1982,you had HIV in 1981 and by 1987 those tools were being usedb roadly. As in Broken Cameras, France wanted to tell a story t hat was free of partisanship. What we were reaching f or in How to Survive a Plaguewas to allow somebody who had no knowledge of this time and this movement to have the experiencew e had when it was happening,to really not know the outcome,to not know from day to day and scene to scene who was going to live andw ho was not going to live, France said. Would we get t here in time? We realized in the course of editing it that this was a real-life medicalt hriller. AJ Schnack,founder of the C inema Eye Honors for nonfiction filmmaking where both of these movies werer ecent winners Broken Camerastook the top prize, while Plaguewon for its e diting views this approach as an extension of t he kind of long-form investigative journalism that television networks dont do as much of anymore. By comparison,he said,a provoca-t eur like Michael Moore is tantamount to an opinion page writer. (Davidi) has the task of taking not only footage from his narrator/co-director/subject but also footage that other people shot at that time and still making it feel like a first-person account. I thinkt hats one of the things thats a success in that film,is that i t feels constantly like its Emads voice and camera but its the culmination of ab unch of different people shooting,said Schnack, w hose films include Kurt Cobain About a Son.w to Survive a Plagueis some-w hat similar in that hes taking the video from a number of sources at the time and tryi ng to craft a narrative that feels fairly singular thats w hy the editor remains the most important person in the documentary in some ways. In the case of both films, he added,both become suc-c essful if they tell you something new about something you think you know. C ontact Christy Lemire through Twitter: http://twitter.com/christylemire B y DAVID BAUDER AP Television WriterN EW YORK Mark Farkas is used to his teenage daughters showing little interest in his work. After all, he is a producer at terminallyu nhip C-SPAN. This time is different. The girls are intrigued by some of the stories Farkas is finding for the public service net-w orks series on first ladies. The 35-episode series begins with an overview Monday,on Presidents Day,and ends with an hour on Michelle Obama next Feb. 10. The series gives C-SPAN the chance to look at political and social history through a different prism,said Farkas, its executive producer. The White House Historical Association is teaming with C-SPAN to make it,after the idea came from a network historian who had been working on an oral history of White House social secretaries. The more digging that we did,we found that so many of these women were influential and had fascinating biographies,he said. James Madisons wife, Dolly,set the tone for the roles played by presidential spouses and was sought after for advice by first ladies who followed her,Farkas said. He considers Madison and Eleanor Roosevelt,who held regular news conferences and called upon news organizations to send female reporters,the most influential first ladies. All have settled on roles corresponding to their intere sts,up to Mrs. Obamas focus on military families a nd childrens fitness. Most of the women theres been no first man yet get a single hour in CSPANs series. In a fewc ases,a handful of 19th century first ladies have their stories compressed into a single hour. Anna Harrison,for example,never made it to theW hite House:She stayed in Ohio recovering from an illness and was packing for Washington when her husband,William Henry Harrison,died one month into his term. The first ladies had particularly divergent roles in the nations first century,when women did not have the right to vote. Abigail Adams was a strong writer and stood up for women,Farkas noted. Lucy Hayes was the first collegeeducated first lady and was considered more popular at the time than her husband, Rutherford B. Hayes. She set up the annual Easter Egg Roll,a tradition that continues today,and banned alcohol from the White House. Franklin Pierces wife, Jane,had the most tragic s tory. She never wanted her husband to run for president. T wo of the couples children died before age 5 and the lone survivor,11-year-old Benjamin,was killed in a train accident while travelingw ith his parents two months before inauguration. Jane Pierce spent most of her time in the White House residence and didnt make an officiala ppearance as first lady until two years into her husbands term. Even if that hadnt happened,Im not sure she would have been prepared for the role,said Farkas. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, February 17, 2013Page 11B DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 00026400 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 00027645 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 0 2/17/13; 00027649 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Edmund Sanders/Los Angeles Times/MCT W est Bank farmer Emad Burnat got his first camera, initially to capture his newborn child, but later to document his village's fight against the Israeli military and nearby settlers. His movie Broken Cameras is nominated for an Oscar in the documentaries category. Oscar-nominated documentaries capture history C-SPAN begins 35-episode series on first ladies Olivier Douliery/Abaca P ress/MCT F irst lady Michelle Obama speaks during an interactive student workshop with the cast and crew of the film Beasts of the Southern Wild in the State Dining Room of the White House Feb. 13 in Washington, DC.
C M Y K Page 12BNews-SunSunday, February 17, 2013www.newssun.com D UMMY 2012; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black; idol 2013; 00027646 ARTS& ENTERTAINMENT Special to the News-SunSEBRING Emanon is now performing live jazz music at theH ighlands Inn Lounge from 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday. There is no admission fee and there is plenty of room for dancing in the lounge. Highlands Inn is at6 525 U.S. 27 North,in front of Sun N Lake and Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. The lounge features a full bar and is open from 4-10 p.m. Tuesdays. Iti s also open various other days throughout the week with live entertainment. Classic Buffet,w hich offers a large variety of American cuisine,is in Highlands Inn and is open until 8 p.m. Guestsc an enjoy dinner in the lounge while listening to the music. E manon,a local group founded by trumpeter Dave Naylor,has performed in the HighlandsC ounty area for seveal years. The group has a variety of seasoned p erformers. Members performing at the Highlands Inn are keyboardist Doug Andrews,drummer Bill Anderson,guitarist Martin Rimoldi,bassist and authorM anny Patino and guest appearances on bongos from Pedro M ontanez and Jose Ibanez. Andrews has been playing keyboard since making the switchf rom guitar upon graduating from college in 1970. He also is an a ccomplished composer and arranger. Presently 100 of his choral works are widely published b y a number of choral publishers and performed widely. Since moving to Florida in 1982,he has played keyboards with a variety of bands and musi-c ians. For the last couple of years he and bassist Manny Patino have performed locally for a variety of occasions. He also is the pianist for the Peter Graves Orchestra. P resently,Andrews is the Dean of Cultural Programs at South F lorida State College in Avon Park. A nderson has been the minister of music at the First United M ethodist Church of Sebring for the past 27 years. He has degrees from Troy State University andS outhern Baptist Theological Seminary.Anderson has played d rums and percussion professionally since the age of 14 with various rock,jazz,funk,concert bands a nd orchestras. He has also played in recording studios in Muscle Shoals and Montgomery,Ala. and Atlanta,Ga. He had taught private percussion and was the jazz bandd irector at Troy State University as well as director of bands at Kathleen Senior High School and Lake Placid High School Presently,as director of the m usic ministry he is the director of the Adult Vocal Ensemble, Y outh Choir,Lost And Found Praise Band,Jubilee Ringers ( handbell choir) and the Wind Ensemble. R imoldi was born in Buenos Aires,Argentina,in 1975. He began his music studies at the ageo f 8 with his aunt who was a professional classic piano player. W hen she died,he studied for two years at the Collegium Musicum in Buenos Aires. After that,he s tudied with private jazz guitar/bass professors (Diego Rivera,Alejandro Giusti and Daniel Pelegrini). Since the age of 19,he has been playing with dif-f erent jazz and pop bands in Buenos Aires. He played and recorded with El Metodo,Los Padres,Bebop and Black Soul. His principal instrument is theg uitar,however he also plays the bass guitar. His preferred styles a re jazz,bossa,fusion and meditation music. His style was developed listening to Jazz Greats such as Larry Carlton,John McLaughlin,Michael Camilo,Pat Metheny,Mike Stern,Scofield, Roben Ford,Victor Wooten, among many others. He moved to Sebring with his family in 2011 a nd has been playing in local gigs s ince then. Patino studied music at MiamiDade Community College,U niversity of Miami and Florida I nternational University where he received a bachelor's degree in music. He has more than 50 CD/LP recordings and countless p erformances throughout the world accompanying artists in various genres,including jazz and Latin jazz artists Ed Calle,Nextor Torres,Dave Valentin,MongoS antamaria,Giovanni Hidalgo, Patato Valdez,Paquito Hechavarria,Ira Sullivan,ArturoS andoval,Luis Salinas,Othello M olineaux and Robert Perera. He also performed with pop and Latin pop artists Selena,Barrio Boys, G loria Esefan,James Brown, Gloria Gaynor,Emmanuel and Ricardo Cocciante among numerous others. P atino authored two instructiona l books entitled Afro-Cuban Bass Groovesand Afro-Cuban K eyboard Grooves(Warner B ros.) in addition to the published t ranscription for Cachao Masterpiece Vol. 1Israel Lopez Cachao(Warner Bros.). Patino was also part of the adjunct music faculty at MiamiDade Community College from1 991 to 2001. He currently freelances throughout South Florida in jazz trio and quartet settings where he feels there is more roomand freedom of expression. Emanon performing Tuesdays Courtesy photo The local jazz group Emanon is performing free music at the Highlands Inn Loungein Sebringfrom 7-9 p.m. every Tuesday. M usicians are bongo players Jose Ibanez and Pedro Montanez, guit arist Martin Rimoldi, keyboardist Doug Andrews, drummer Bill A nderson and bassist Manny Patino. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Paleolithic peop le who populated Florida during the period of 15000 to 12000 B.C. is the subject of the first Brown Bag Lunch at the Lake Placid Memorial Library at noon Friday. Lee Fisher,volunteera t the Lake Placid Historical Society and archaeology graduate student, will be the speaker. This year libraries across the state are the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leons discovery of Florida with pro-g rams celebrating the history of Florida. The Brown Bag Lunches are p art of this nod to Floridas colorful history,beginning with a look at what we know of Floridas earliest inhabi-t ants. Next month archaeologist Anne R eynolds will speak about the Blueberry archaeological site and what is known of these early people who lived in the area near Lake Placid. This program will be onF riday,March 8. On March 22 the focus will fast forw ard to the 19th and 20th centuries as Ginger McClure shares the tales of her grandmother,who was born in1 888 in the Florida panhandle. Now retired,McClure was the former child rens librarian at the Lake Placid Library. By popular request,long-time comm unity residents will participate in a panel discussion on April 1. Last years Brown Bag Lunch audiences r equested such a forum to learn about Lake Placid back in the day. A udience members are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy during the noon-to-one presentations at the library. No reservations are necessary. Those who have suggestions fort he long-time residents panel or want more information may call Janet Mitchell from the Friends of the Library at 465-5234. Or call Lake Placid Memorial Library at 699-3705. Brown Bag Lunches focus on Florida history
C M Y K D ear Abby: I recently marrieda loving m an who works full timea nd is studying for his MBA online. A few months ago,h e received a promotion and was transferred to another state,so after ourw edding I moved here to be with him. W hile he was living here alone before our wedding, he got into some troublew ith the law and hes now on probation. He was never i n trouble before. I have no family or friends here,and he cant go out and socialize to meet new people now that hes under thoses trict guidelines. I have always been popu lar and have many friends back home,but Im lonely and depressed now. Im oved here because I love him,but I cant get over t he fact that this has dampened our first year as husband and wife. How should I handle the future of our marriage and our life here with all these unsettling issues he has put me in? Hurt Wife in Michigan D ear Hurt Wife: Unless your husband is under house arrest which probation is not he can socialize. He can makef riends through work,and look for volunteer opportun ities if he has the time. Both will help him to makec onnections with constructive people. The same is true for you to help you connect with the community. I know this is a big adjustment for you,but in time you can both put this unfortunate chapter behind you. I wish you both af uture filled with success. Dear Abby: Help! My husband wont wear clothes. When our children were young,he walked around naked because he wanted to make sure they didnt have the same hangups about nudity that he grew up with. (His father was ultra-conservative and uptight.) My husband began wearing clothes again when the kids got older,but now they have all moved out and he has quit. He sits naked in his recliner to watch TV. The recliner is right next to the front door, a nd theres only the storm door between him and the world. Abby,he literally strips all his clothes off to do the dishes. W e live in a neighborhood. Its not like were out in the country. If I say anything to him,he says I can go into a differentr oom if I dont like it. Is this normal? Nudies Wife in Florida D ear Nudies Wife: It appears to be normal for your husband. Some nota ll families are very relaxed about nudity. As l ong as your living room isnt visible to the neighbors and you dont haved rop-in visitors,your husband is harming no one. If y ou dont want to look at him,take him up on his suggestion. P.S. I hope you thank him for doing the dishes.N ot all husbands are so helpful. Dear Abby: My daughter was a bridesmaidr ecently.The bride chose a designer dress that my d aughter had to put a nonrefundable deposit on. A month later,the bride c hanged her mind about the color and canceled the order,so all six bridesmaids had to purchase another dress. A m I wrong in thinking the bride should reimburse her bridesmaids for the first dress that she insisted they buy ASAP the ones he canceled without talking to any of them? B ridesmaids Mom in Elkhorn,Wis. D ear Bridesmaids Mom: Not in my book you arent. And shame on the bride for not volunteering to do so. 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. For an excellentg uide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order How to Be Popular. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds, Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 610540447. 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At the moment,they knew of no other plans; just the warmth and welcome of Grammas and Pop-Pops arms that never wanted to let go. Eagerness and anticipation welled up in them. Inquisitive eyes took in all the Christmas decorations. Their faces lit up with the sheer joy of being together as we sat down to a simple meal. I could list the many happenings in the week that followed and the happiness of each moment. But,true joy now thats something almost indescribable because it isnt measured in doing but in being. We had come across a box of old cars that had belonged to their daddy and uncles and had them ready with simple wooden blocks borrowed from our church.You would have thought wed provided buried treasure. But,the call came often play with me Gramma. Ride bikes with me Pop-Pop. They were happy to have these things to entertain them. But joy wasnt in the thing it was in the company. Joy has to do with relationship. In John 15:1-10,(NKJV Jesus shared with his disciples the lessons of the vine and the branches. He taught them lessons from the vineyard and described himself as the true vine.He expressed that they (we the branches. Like grape branches bear fruit according to their attachment to the life-giving vine,so we,too, bear much fruit when we abide in Jesus,the true vine. Jesus instructs us to abide in his love as he does with the Father. Then he says in verse 11,These things I have spoken to you,that My joy may remain in you,and that your joy may be full. The doing and enjoyment of all God provides is enhanced by our relationship with him. Thats where the joy comes from and remains securely within. Even if we are going through difficult or sorrowful times,that joy bubbles to the surface and overflows because its source is God; and in John 16:22 we are reminded, and your joy no one will take from you. Tears of joy were silently wiped away as our grandson responded to a song and poem at church.Our granddaughters eyes lit up as she sang songs of faith knowing we had taught them to her. Joy! Its deep and abiding and I treasure it. Selah To describe joy Pause And Consider Jan Merop M etro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 20) Aries,planning is going well and you have been following through with your responsibilities. Expect to tweak a few things in the days to come. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus,open up to a trusted friend to regarding a significant decision you have to make this week. This friend can provide some valuable perspective. Gemini (May 22-June 21) A barrage of new ideas makes you a hot item this week,Gemini. Your brain is working overtime and you may be shocked at what you come up with. Cancer (June 22-July 22 Cancer,expect to see eyeto-eye with your significant other this week. You will be on the same page and this will help to strengthen your relationship. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23 Leo,embrace the opinions of those closest to you. Those opinions might dif-f er from your own,but they may also provide you with some important perspective. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22 Try something different this week,Virgo. It may mean taking a new route to work or trying a new food. Try something that is out of your element and you may find you like it. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 You will be full of energy this week and ready to handle anything that comes your way,Libra. When you get on a roll,you may find you have some admirers. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio,the coming week may try your patience. Relax when the week starts to prove too stressful,and you will make it through the week with your peace of mind intact. Sagittarius (Nov. 23Dec. 21) Keep listening when others around you are talking,Sagittarius. You can learn valuable lessons just by keeping a trained ear on the conversation and use this information later on. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20)Capricorn,you may have big plans this week but that doesnt mean you can leave all other responsibilities by the wayside. If you cant get to things yourself,then delegate. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius,you crave change this week,even if it is something small and mundane. Figure out something you can do on a small level to incorporate change into your day. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) You may be inclined to help your community this week,Pisces. There are bound to be plenty of places to share your time. Geminis brain is working overtime this week The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN
C M Y K LIVING 14BNews-Sun Sunday, February 17, 2012 Its a time-honored tradition:On Oscar night,when H ollywood pats itself on the b ack again and again a nd again,average folks around the world watch the broadcast a nd mercilessly pick a part their idols. After a ll,whats better than questioning the sartorial judgment of people much m ore attractive and much wealthier than you are? A nd if youre going to do it anyway,why not make a game of it? Here, w ve collected some of t he sights youre bound to s ee at the very high-brow Academy Awards and paired them with that very mass-market pastime:bingo. C ut out the cards,dist ribute to your Oscar-night g uests and discuss the rules beforehand. Will a p layer only win with h orizontal,vertical or diagonal lines? Or can you do four corners? Does the p re-show coverage c ount,or only the actual awards show? Players MUST call out clues for them to count. D ecide whether everyone g ets to mark their board w hen they see a clue on TV, or just the first person to call it out. If you choose the latt er,then everyone else must wait until Hugh Jackman shows up again (dont w orry,it will happen). McClatchy-Tribune You may never win an Academy Award,but at least you dont need a designer gown and borrowed baubles to prevail in Oscar bingo