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C M Y K NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, February 20-21, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 22 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 79 55C omplete Forecast PAGE 10A Nice with periods of sun F orecast Question: Do you expect any more cooler temperatures after this weeks cold snap? Next question: Do you think art and culture will draw visitors to Highlands County? www.newssun .comMake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Rose Bell Age 90, of Sebring Harry Hummel Jr. Age 92, of Sebring Obituaries, Page 6A Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 47.5% No 52.5% Total votes: 80 Classifieds7A Clubs & Organizations7B Community Briefs2A Crossword Puzzle9B Dear Abby9B Dinner Diva9B Editorial & Opinion4A Friends & Neighbors5B Lottery Numbers2A Movie Times9B NASCAR This Week6B Sports On TV2B Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, low down front strip; 00027351 By SAMANTHA GHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Ridge Area Arc employees and members received a word of hope Monday when a special guest stopped by to share his story. Rich Dixon,a quadriplegic cyclist,has been on a long journey across the country where he has shared his story with all who are willing to hear. Dixon rides what is known as a hand cycle,which has been his second home for the past several months. The Colorado native is also a published author; Dixon has authored two books that describe his life following his accident that left him nearly completely paralyzed and the hope he has gained because of it. Dixon was paralyzed after falling from a ladder hanging Christmas lights at his Colorado home. He is sharing his story of hope, said Dixons wife Becky. Wve met so many people that are looking for hope and are facing disasters and difficulty. He wants to give the gift of hope to others. Dixons journey,with his wife and dog Monte by his side,began four weeks ago when a desire to travel Arc gets a dose of hope from traveler Courtesy Photo Consumers and staff from Ridge Area Arc cheer on Rich Dixon, a retired educator from Fort Collins, Colo., on Monday as he pedals out on his hand cycle from the main campus on College Drive in Avon Park. As part of Dixon's 1,000-mile journey along the coast of Florida, he is making stops throughout the state talking about his Convoy of Hope tour. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS The Tourist Development Council is planning to create new arts and music festivals in an effort to attract tourists to H ighlands County. B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comS EBRING The Tourist Development Council wants t o change how it does business. M embers of the Heartland Cultural Alliance are suspicious of the proposed changes,worried they are directed at loweringf unding for arts and culture so more money can be spent marketing golf and fishing. The TDC has proposed a new ordinance for the coun-t y commission to sign into law. Funding for the TDC office,including salaries, said director John Scherlacher,will be taken off the top of the budget. He added that would come to 42 percent of the total tourist tax received by the council. The HCA,its president Fred Leavitt said,is not opposed to money taken for TDCs operations per say, although he and others feel 42 percent is high. The main worry,he added,is the other provision that is the remaining finds would be pooled together for the council to dispense with as it wishes without a representative of the arts and cultural community having voting representation on the council, and therefore no advocate, or expert. He adds,(Council members dont know how to market art. They have no concepts,no plans,no goals,no organization whatsoever. Furthermore, (council members spend all the revenue promoting anything they choose. I absolutely understand where the HCA is coming f rom,said County Commissioner Don Elwell,a lso a member of the TDC. or the first nine years,not enough attention was spent on (monitoring the pre-set percentages). I understandt he historical background. On the other side,there is a new era,the TDC has to adapt,Elwell said. The council was only intendedt o function for two years; it has now been around for 11. We have to come up with different plans. A main goal is to simplify the current process, Elwell added. Currently the percentages are complicated 12 percent,17 percent,for example. By not carving out specific category percents things are simHCA: It helps a community thrive By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s firstname.lastname@example.orgS EBRING Two city council member seats are up for elections in the coming weeks and there are currently three people in the runningf or those spots. Long-time council members John G riffin and Scott Stanley, whose elected terms will expire on March 31,haveb oth qualified for re-election. A third qualifier,Lenard C arlisle,64,has also entered the race for one of the two seats. C arlisle is a Sebring native and employee with the city of Sebring Code Enforcement Department. Carlisle has been a member of the CodeE nforcement Board for the past four years,and has served as president of the board for the past two years. I was born and raised in S ebring. Ive always been interested in what is going on i n this city. I love Sebring, Carlisle said. C arlisle is not only a resident and native of Sebring, but a business owner as well, much like many of the current members of city council. C arlisle began his company,Living Water Services Inc. (a citrus irrigation company),in 1984,and has been in the business since the late1 970s. The experienced businessman knows all about agriculture,economics and culture of the Heartland and is excited to possibly become a more hands-on part of the Sebring community. I decided to do this because I wanted to do something different. I know in a city council or county board or any type of council A new face in the race for city council See THREE,page 5A See HOPE,page 4A Flourishing art News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS The Heartland Cultural Alliances Antiroom currently fea-t ures the Lake Wales Ridge traveling art exhibit at K enilworth Lodge in Sebring. See HCA,page 5ABringing it homeW restlers bring home t he hardware SPORTS, 1BRise and DineB reakfast dishes for a nytime LIVING, 10BBandstandsA favorite symbol of our p asts INSIDE, 2A
C M Y K Page 2ANews-SunWednesday, February 20, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 00026403 Tickets available for Red Hat FlingBRIGHTON March 1 is the deadline to purchase $10.95 luncheon tickets for the Red Hat Fling at Brighton. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. in the bingo hall and registration for the Hat Decorating Contest is at 9:30 a.m. for the contest and parade that begins at 10 a.m. The theme for this years contest is In Your Easter Bonnet. Lunch will follow this event. A special Red Hat Bingo will close out the event. Bingo packets at $15 will be on sale by the Bingo Crew during the morning. Red Hat Side Kicks,men and friends,are special guests for the Fling. For more information and to get luncheon tickets,call 4650161 or email email@example.com. RPAC meets ThursdaySEBRING There will be a Recreation and Parks Advisory Committee special meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday in the Sports Complex, Concession Building at 216 Sheriffs Tower Road. The public is invited to attend.Istokpoga Management Committee meetsSEBRING The Lake Istokpoga Management Committee will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday. The meeting will be held at in Conference Room 3 of the Bert J. Harris Agricultural Center,4509 George Blvd.RESPA meets ThursdaySEBRING The Highlands County Retired Educators and Support Personnel Association will meet Thursday at Beef O Bradys in Sebring. The meeting will begin at 11 a.m. Speaker will be Donna Wilson,professional storyteller,and entertainment will be by the Memorial Elementary School chorus. Lunch will be ordered from the menu. All retired educators and support personnel are invited to attend. For more information,contact Tinka Howe at 6992353.Friends of Istokpoga elect boardLORIDA The Friends of Istokpoga will hold its 2013 winter general membership meeting and election of board of directors for 2013 at the Lorida community center at 7 p.m. Thursday. The speakers for the evening will be Angeline Scotten,from Fish and Wildlife Commissionk,who will give a program about the bear population in and around Lake Istokpoga. There will be a short video and some interesting information about the bear unit that roams the area around the lake. There will also be representatives from other agencies to give updates on things that are happening on Lake Istokpoga and to take Feb. 16 82126273040x:2Next jackpot $2 millionFeb. 13 51225293334x:2 Feb. 9 122236424452x:3 Feb. 18 1315172024 Feb. 17 2782730 Feb. 16 1126333436 Feb. 15 615162327 Feb. 18 (n 8684 Feb. 18 (d 8639 Feb. 17 (n 1688 Feb. 17 (d 8247 Feb. 18 (n 405 Feb. 18 (d 461 Feb. 17 (n 165 Feb. 17 (d 767 Feb. 15 614343517 Feb. 12 6824428 Feb. 8 315172917 Feb. 5 1119253715 Feb. 16 1516465058 PB: 29Next jackpot $70 millionFeb. 13 1223252743 PB: 29 Feb. 9 56163658 PB: 3 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Bandstands were most popular across the country during the late 1800s and early-mid-1 900s and Avon Park was no exception. Local residents craved music and thats what bandstands provided in those early days. M any of the original bandstands have either disappeared,fallen into disrepair, or been removed because they stood in the way ofp rogress. The Avon Park bandstand,built in 1897 in front of the Hotel Verona (near what is now Donaldson Park),is nothing if its not a survivor. Its still standing,s till surviving as an Avon Park landmark. T he bandstand served as the hub for a variety of downtown activities. Along witht hose concerts,youd find political rallies,auctions, P TA-sponsored cake-walks, civic events,Halloween carnivals and Christmas programs. As local attorney David Lanier,who grew up inA von Park,put it,It seems like every holiday was an e xcuse to have a celebration in town. The hotel was the center of social life for the young town. Local residents andg uests would gather on the porch of the hotel in the evenings to listen to music and play a card game (probably Whist an early formo f bridge). The music was often provided by the Avon Park Concert Band. In 1912,the Ladies Civic League agreed to move theb andstand from the hotel to a vacant lot near Main Street to make it more convenient for the townspeople. When Main Street was divided around 1920,the bandstand was thenm oved to its present location on the Mall and again b ecame a gathering spot for the townspeople. The bandstand also served as the cityp olice headquarters for several years. F or many years after World War II,the bandstand fell into disrepair. The city was divided between those who wanted the bandstand demol-i shed and those who wanted it restored. A t a city council meeting to discuss the future of the b andstand,Cliff Thomas, representing the Old Settlers Association (forerunner tot he Historical Society of Avon Park),said,We need t o save it; it is part of our history,and he asked the council for support in restoring the bandstand. He was told the only money the cityw ould spend was for tearing it down but the council did a llow time for funds to be raised. The association took o n the job. Some folks gave money,others donated materials and men from the localp rison did the work. The bandstand was r estored to its original condition and the newly built bandstand was rededicated May 27,1971. In its coverage of the re-dedication,the AvonP ark Sun recalled the many residents who in the evenings would grab their lanterns, w alk down to the bandstand and stand around while list ening to the concert band perform. Afterwards,thed light their lanterns and headh ome. The Avon Park bandstand i s reported to be one of Americas oldest surviving bandstands. In fact,the bandstand has been part of our history for 116 years. Letsh ope its also part of our future. Editors Note:The above is a preview of the PowerPoint presentation (called Then a nd Now) to be offered by Depot Museum volunteer and Historical Society boardm ember James Deal at the societys annual banquet,set f or 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hotel Jacaranda. Tickets,at $25 each,are available at the hotel and the Depot Museum. For morei nformation,call 453-3525 or 385-8618. Avon Park bandstand: A heart-warming symbol of the past Courtesy of Historical Society of Avon Park The Bandstand in Avon Park as it was in 1912. Courtesy photo The Bandstand as it appears in more recent history. By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c firstname.lastname@example.orgAVON PARK Monday night City Manager Julian Deleon asked the city councilf or direction regarding the new signage code he and city staff are developing for the city. The issue,Deleon said,is v isibility for local businesses,especially for those situated along high volume,high speed roads. He asked the council to provide flexibility regarding elevated signs on roadways where traffic is designed to travel faster than 40 miles per hour. Our current code does not allow the smallercommercial establishments to have elevated signs,he said. They allow elevated signs for only warehouses and shopping centers. He said only monument signs are permitted for small-e r businesses,but the code restricts the size to seven feet in height,including the pedestal,and the sign body cannot be bigger than 72 square feet. This makes them impossible to read when driving above 50 mph,Deleon said. Elevated signs,on the other hand,have higher visibility. The new code is to help businesses get attention along busy,fast streets like U.S. 27 and State Road 64. They are not being proposedf or Main Street or Lake Avenue,Deleon emphasized. The code has restrictions. An elevated sign cannot be more than 20 feet high,andt he body of the sign cannot have a gross surface area larger than 150 square feet. No matter the size of the business,or type of signage, only one sign is allowed per property including shopping centers. Council members expressed interest in the proposed change,but because the code is still being developed,no decisions were made. Avon Park changes sign of the times COMMUNITYBRIEFS Continued on page 6A B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comS EBRING The 2013 Python Challenge ended Feb. 10. Between Jan. 1 and then,68 Burmese Pythons were harvested from the E verglades. Nearly 1,600 hunters from 38 states, Washington D.C. and Canada,took part in the challenge,which offered cash prizes. In addition to raising awareness about the p roblem pythons present to the natural balance of Evergladesmammals,reptiles and bird life,Florida Wildlife Commission said it was an unprecedented opportunity to gather invaluable information about the snakest hemselves. T he longest snake in the general hunt division was 14 feet,3 inches. The longest snake i n the permitted division measured 11 feet,1 inch. One hunter harvested six snakes,making h im a winner in the general category. A permitted hunter brought in 18,making both men grand prize winners ($1,500 apiece Two other men shared second place,each with five pythons apiece. T he News-Sun tried but was unable to reach Calvin Turner to find out if he had returned to the hunt. A Lake Placid man, Turner brought in the first python of any size (11 feetirst weekend of the chal-l enge. 68 pythons down, many still to go B y CURT ANDERSON AP Legal Affairs WriterMIAMI An elderly Muslim cleric on trial for allegedly funneling tens of thousands of dollars to the Pakistani Taliban terrorist organization vehemently deniedT uesday any connection to Islamic extremists and insisted he does not harbor antiU.S. views. Taking the witness stand in his own defense,77-year-old Hafiz Khan rejectedU .S. government charges that he sent at least $50,000 to the Taliban for use in viol ent attacks against both U.S. and Pakistani government interests overseas. We are innocent of these accusations, said Khan,speaking in Pashto through an interpreter. We have no connection with them whatsoever.We hate them. Khan,who became a naturalized U.S. citi zen after arriving here in 1994,said he is proud to live in this country,is registered to vote and does not even know how to fire a gun. Frequently stroking his flowing white beard and adjusting his skullcap,the imamo f a downtown Miami mosque said he does not own a television and concentrates mainly on Islamic studies and teaching something he feels utterly free to do in the U.S. because of its guaranteed rights. It is really a good thing to be a citizen of t he United States,Khan said. The prosecutions case is built largely on FBI wiretaps and recorded in-person conversations in which Khan is heard apparently praising attacks committed by theP akistani Taliban,including some in which U.S. personnel were killed. The Taliban is also linked to al-Qaida and to attempted attacks in the U.S.,such as the failed 2010 bombing in New Yorks bustling TimesS quare. In some of those calls,Khan appears to b e advocating the overthrow of Pakistan's government,such as one in which he sayst hat God should turn the government upside down and let it be scattered completely. In testimony Tuesday,Khan said he was angered by the Pakistani armys decision tot emporarily shut down a religious school,or madrassa,that he owns in his ancestral Swat Valley. Khan said he was also upset by what he viewed as overly aggressive and violent army actions against dissidents and the poori n their 2009 campaign against the Taliban. There was no justice there,he said. The majority of the victims were innocent people and there was no investigation. Florida imam takes stand, denies Taliban connection
C M Y K W ith an editorial titled Pope Sets Example For Other Aging Leaders,USA Today tried laying a major guilt trip on the nationsa uthority figures. Despite using disclaimers such as There is no magic age for retirement,the newspaper clearly wants tos hame prominent people into voluntarily giving up the reins of power. True,the nation has no shortage of councilmen, chefs,truckers,mechanics,a nimal trainers,evangelists, journalists and attorneys w ho might conceivably become a danger to themselves or to others; but crit-i cs like to pick on the extreme cases. Like the o verburdened doctor who absentmindedly left a tiny sponge sewn up near a patients pancreas. Granted, the doctor was a podiatrist,b ut... Observing leaders with w heelchairs and round-theclock nurses does not bother me,unless there is demon-s trable interference with normal duties. I cant imagi ne an aging sheriff exclaiming,Oops. I just wet myself. By state law,all ofC letuss speed trap tickets for the past five years are voided! I s hard to achieve a totally voluntary retirement. W e humans tend to underreport and make excuses. One congressmans embarrassing senior momentmight, technically,be what the resto f us referred to as the Pleistocene Era. Yes,in cases of diminished capacities and increasing dementia,friends might need to stage an intervention. Luckily,researchers atJ ohns Hopkins University School of Medicine have i solated the Number One telltale sign of senility: Dudes political views start to diverge from yours. Where government offic ials are concerned,supporters of the voluntary retirement movement seem downright obsessed with the notion of but they mightd ie in office.(Of course if the official retired and got on his/her spouses nerves too much,we might be worrying but they might die in the RV.Six of one,half a dozen of the other.) This possibility of an incomplete term has made us the object of international pity. (Those poor,poor Americans. They might actually have to hold a speciale lection. If I werent chained to the wall upside down in t his dissidentsdungeon,I would send them some foreign aid. L ets pick and choose those whom we encourage to g rab the gold watch and head for pasture. For example,Betty White,Barbara Walters and Regis Philbin still have something to offert he world. (Barbaras recent notoriety from childhood d isease chickenpox has her publicist scrambling to find out more about zits,cooties,j ump rope burn and baby bumps.) A nd wouldnt the world be better off with a few more senile gangsters? (Cemento vershoes? You sure? I mean,we had such a bunch of Styrofoam cluttering up t he joint ... One must weigh the moral i mplications of stripping prominent figures of the roles that have defined their lives. I think especially of justices of the United States.T here have been judges on the Supreme Court who could remember when the Miranda rule was not You have the right to remain silentbut You have the right to invent a spoken lan-g uage. What are these dedicated j ustices supposed to do with their days after giving up such an august position? (Oh,ve taken up golf and watercolors. And knitting lit-t le polyester suits for the neighborhood squirrels. Hey, if we can decide that corporations are persons,surely I can decide that squirrels arep ersons,dagnabbit!) Danny Tyree. Danny w elcomes reader e-mail response s at firstname.lastname@example.org and visits to his Facebook fan page yrees Tyrades. Dannys weekly column is distributed exclusively by Cagle Cartoons Inc. newspaper syndicate. This is not the first time t he 3rd Battalion has been deployed overseas. T here is no better way for Highlands County to show our support and appreciationo f our men and women still being sent into harms way. W e thank the American Legion Post 74 for putting together this important event. Come and make the sendoff for these courageous sol-d iers something they will remember forever. S o we have an idea about where the 3rd Battalion is headed,here are a few factsa bout Qatar. It is slightly smaller than t he state of Connecticut,the entire country a thumb-like peninsula jutting from SaudiA rabia into the Persian Gulf. The capital is Doha,which is eight hours ahead of W ashington D.C. (noon in D.C. is 8 p.m. in Qatar) B ecause it is a peninsula, Qatar does not have a border with the United Arab Emirates,but they are immediately to the south. O ur soldiers will be living in a country that is an almost t otally flat,barren desert, covered with loose sand and gravel. There are zero squarek ilometers of water. According to the CIA, Q atar winters are dry,mild and pleasant; summers are humid and very hot; the sky is often hazy; dust storms and sand storms are common. O nly 40 percent of the countrys population is Arab; I ndian,Pakistani and Iranians make up 46 percent of the population,the remaining 14p ercent are a mix from other places. The population is a bout 2 million,96 percent of who live in urban areas. Seventy-eight percent of thep opulation is Muslim; 9 percent are Christian; 13 percent are listed as other. A rabic is the native language,but English is comm only spoken. There are no political parties in Qatar. Its leader is the hereditary Amir,who has final say on all issues. T he 3rd battalion will witness history while deployed, a nd not just the history they will write themselves. According to CIA.gov ,later i n 2013 the country holds its first legislative elections for a n ew advisory council called the Majlis al-Shura,although the council will have little authority,beyond approving the national budget and hold-i ng ministers to account through votes of no-confid ence. The 116th Field Artillery unit,made up of our friendsa nd neighbors,is headed to a place very different from C entral Florida. They will probably be fairly isolated, and not free from risk. T he Qatar peninsula is strategically important,being just above the Strait of H ormuz,one of the most traveled,and dangerous,shipping l anes in the world at this time. Come out Thursday to the Highlands County Fair Convention Center at F iremens Field. The formal ceremony begins promptly at 1 600 (4 p.m. 1300 (1 p.m. farewell. T he very least any of us can do is wish our soldiers good f ortune in person.TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS The News-Sun encourages families and individuals to turn out for a traditional Departure Ceremony Thursday,in honor of the 3rd Battalion,116th Field Artillery Unit. The nearly 500man unit ships out Saturday for Camp Shelby in southern Mississippi to mobilize for a nine-month tour in Qatar. 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. email@example.com D AN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org A DVERTISINGV ICKIE WATSONExt. email@example.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. firstname.lastname@example.org BUSINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONE xt. email@example.com EDITORIAL& OPINION www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, February 20, 2013Page 3A Lets give the 116th Field Artillery a rousing send-off Voluntary retirement: Can you take a hint? Tyrades! Danny Tyree It is not about titles of common respectEditor: d like to comment on the Feb. 1 religion article by Kevin Patterson titled evin,what should I call you?I read Kevins articles and generally find them positive and uplifting. While Im not a religious leader or teacher. and by no means a theologian,I did find the Feb. 1 article troubling and misleading,if not intentionally divisive. My concern stems from an individual taking one passage out of the Holy Bible and misinterpreting its intent by confusing verbiage with the theological concept. It is this type teaching that has lead to more than 30,000 different Christian denominations rather than remaining one as Christ would want us. Wefind congregations fighting over interpretations and often dividing so that each can claim that they have the truth. I dont believe the Holy Spirit means to lead us into thousands of conflicting truths. Now back to the article which cites Matthew 23:9. t call anyone on earth FatherMr. Patterson is content with a literal interpretation of the text. He says the word father describes God alone. He does,however,somehow allow for children calling their dad,father. At what age should that stop? More to the point,lets read Matthew 23:8. But be not you called Rabbi Rabbi means teacher and can be translated as doctor. Christ goes on to tell us not to use teacher because we have only one teacher. Maybe anyone using these titles is also violating the literal interpretation of the text. Read on to Matthew 23:10. Neither be ye called master,for One is your master; Christ. Consider this. Isnt Christ simply teaching us not to place any human authority on the level of God? When we use mister,master,doctor,teacher,pastor,father, reverend,or other titles of respect,we are not by any means exalting a person above God. I personally have never known a pastor,priest, minister,or rabbi that didnt consider themselves as a servant to God. The message in Matthew is all about hypocrisy and not about titles of common respect. When we read the Bible we need to be aware of context and look at all of Scripture. For instance look at John 8:39,Acts 5:34,Col 4:1,2T 1:11,John 2:13,Eph 5:31,Eph 6:2,Eph 6:4. Need I go on? Use of the term father is found through the Bible and was commonly used in the early church. Documented in Acts 7,St. Stephan,the first martyr,stands before the Sanhedrin and uses father to refer to numerous prophets. Can we conclude from the above that the apostles did not look to a literal interpretation but rather to the message Christ is teaching? Look at Matthew 5:22. Whosoever shall say,thou fool,shall be in danger of hell fire. Now read Matthew 23:17 where Christ Himself says You blind fools! Which is greater,the gold?We clearly need to look not simply at words but the meaning behind them. Have you ever heard anyone say it was raining cats and dogs? The words do not mean cats and dogs were falling out of the sky but rather the message was that it was raining very hard. I intend no disrespect or malice in my response to Mr. Patterson and if it is his desire to be referred to as Kevin rather than another title,I respect his personal choice. I simply ask that his public comments and opinions be more respectful to those who may not share his personal theology. I will continue to use common titles of respect for ministers and priests with no guilt in my heart. My pastor has earned my respect and I am not in any way addressing him as a God. Tom Blesch Sebring Letters policyMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 3851954; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers,letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns,as well as any other opinion piece are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun. All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits,although more timely ones could be moved up. Letters will be edited for good taste,grammar, length and libel,although we try to retain the overall flavor of the writers style. Guest columns are usually in a more prominent position and will be edited to a higher standard. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official,so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in. The News-Sun has a long history of encouraging public discussion through letters,guest columns,and Readers Response questionnaires. Providing this forum for our readers is a pleasure, not an obligation.
C M Y K across the country on his cycle became a reality for the couple. He kept telling me he had this desire to do a cross count ry ride. I just kept saying OK,honey.I encouraged him and the desire justw ouldnt go away. He kept talking about it and here we a re,Becky said. Along the journey,Rich has stopped at numerous f acilities along his trek to give an encouraging word to those living with disabilities and other issues. Though Dixon rarely has s pent time with individuals with mental disabilities,his stop at Ridge Area Arc was greatly appreciated by employees and membersa like. Dixon focuses on telling his story to different p latforms in different ways. Depending on the audience,h e sometimes focuses on the strength he found through God and grace,other times focusing on perseverance and purpose. Its not always about the disabilities you can see like my husbands ... people need hope in general. He tells them to not give up,to find ap assion to focus on the things you can do instead of those you cant. He reaches people however they need to be reached,Becky said. As for Richs Ride,the cyclist is on a steady journey to continuing to spread hope and acceptance throughoutt he country. Dixon doesnt want to take all the glory for h is efforts and has dedicated his ride to raising funds for the Convoy of Hope organi-z ation,a faith-based nonprofit that provides disaster r esponse and international feeding initiatives for children. D ixon has rode 1,000 miles around the perimeter of Florida since he started in J acksonville on Jan. 28 and traveled all the way down to Miami. Following his appear-a nce at Arc Monday,Dixon traveled another 50 miles to L akeland before calling it a day. Dixon is currently heading north away fromL akeland to continue his journey through the state of F lorida with many more stops on his agenda. For more information on R ichs Ride or to donate to the Convoy of Hope Charity visit Dixons website at w ww.richsride.org/ Page 4ANews-SunWednesday, February 20, 2013www.newssun.com CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; p rocess, main ad #6; 00027759 Wells; 9.347"; 12.5"; Process color; -; 00027761 Courtesy photo Ridge Area Arc Behavior Analyst Rick Zawlocki gets instructions from Rich Dixon on how to ride his hand cycle while Dixon's wife Becky and dog Monte watch. Zawlocki demonstrated to the Arc consumers and staff how it works during a presentation at the agency on Monday. Hope shared along the way with those who have disabilities Continued from page 1A By SETH BORENSTEIN A P Science WriterW ASHINGTON The International Space Station regained contact with NASA controllers in Houston after nearly threeh ours of accidental quiet, the space agency says. Officials say the six crew members and station are fine and had no problemd uring the brief outage. NASA spokesman Josh Byerly said something went wrong around 9:45 a.m. EST Tuesday during a computer software update on thes tation. The outpost abruptly lost all communication, v oice and command from Houston. Communication was r estored less than three hours later,Byerly said ve got our command a nd control back,he said. Station commander Kevin Ford was able to briefly radio Moscow while the station was flying over Russia. N ormally,NASA communicates with and sends commands to the station from Houston,via three communications satellites thatt ransmit voice,video and data. Such interruptions have happened a few times in the past,the space agency said. If there is no crisis going o n,losing communication with the ground "is not a terr ible thing," said former astronaut Jerry Linenger, who was on the Russians pace station Mir during a dangerous fire in 1997. ou feel pretty confidentu p there that you can handle it. Youre flying the spacecraft. Not only should this boost the confidence of thes tation crew,its good training for any eventual mission to Mars because there will be times when communications is down or difficultd uring the much farther voyage,Linenger said. In the past few weeks the space station had been purposely simulating communications delays and down-t imes to see how activity could work for a future M ars mission,Byerly said. This was not part of those tests,but may prove useful,h e said. NASA regains space station contact after outage The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated PressTUSTIN,Calif. A shooting spree early Tuesday left three people dead and two others injured in Orange County,and the search for the gunman ended when he shot himself to death in a stolen car as police closed in, authorities said. There were multiple crime scenes in Tustin and Orange and many more victims who were shot at but unhurt,said Tustin Lt. Paul Garaven. The shootings began at 4:45 a.m. when deputies responding to a call found a female shot multiple times ina house in Ladera Ranch, said Orange County sheriffs spokesman Jim Amormino. The city is in the southern part of the suburban county about 30 miles south of Los Angeles. From 5:30-5:55 a.m., Tustin police received police reports of shootings in several locations,Tustin police Supervisor Dave Kanoti. The suspect is a male, although Garaven couldnt confirm his age. He didnt have the sexes of all the victims,whose conditions were unknown at press time. Four dead in California shooting spree
C M Y K changes are sometimes needed,Carlisle said. I think new blood is always a good thing. Sometimes the peoplet hat sit on the board for a long time become a little insensitive to the needs of the people; a fresh mind with fresh ideas helps that not toh appen. For Carlisles first election,he knows that he is facing two opponents that are seasoned in their positionsb ut is hopeful that the people will make their decisions for who they think is best fit for the jobs. I know one of the guys (opponentsTheo ther I dont know; some of the council members I dont k now all that well. Im not running just to beat somebody out of something. I justt hink its time for some change. Id like an opportunit y to help the people, Carlisle said. Carlisles stance is that elected officials are placed in their positions to be the voiceo f the people. After speaking to customers and other peop le in the community, Carlisle feels that it is his duty to represent the citizens of Sebring with honesty and integrity. When youre sitting on any council you are there for the people,Carlisle said. s not about you. It doesnt matter what I think and I wont vote how I feel about things (if elected what is best for the city andf or the people. Elected members serve four-year terms. City council elections will take place Tuesday,March 12. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, February 20, 2013Page 5A MARTIAL ARTS (pp care, rhp, top; 00027030 P UBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, main, 97221-liquors; 0 0027114 MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 2/6,20,27; 00027385 Haven Comfort Shoes; 5.542"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 00027760 plified,10 percent for the lakes,30 percent for eventg rants,and 60 percent for marketing. Part of the plan is to treat TDC operating costs the waya line item in a budget would be,Scherlacher said. This way expenditures would bes table and staff can make projections. Like how much m oney will be needed to pay for (operational and salaries. It will make it easier to present reports to the council. We can say, This is what we spent,this is what we have.The rest will be used for what is intended. Elwell said that while the T DC has shortchanged arts and culture in the past,he did not feel that would happen again. For one thing,he said,the arts has received the funding it was owed in 2012. They are sitting on $150,000 to $200,000 that they are afraid to use,Elwell said. All tourism assets must be marketed. We will not ignore art and culture. The HCA,however,has its own plans some of them big. Leavitt said the council has a five-goal agenda, geared not just to promoting the arts,but drawing out-ofcounty people to Highlands, whether to visit or stay. Among the more ambitious plans are to create an Acoustic (Folk) Music & Art Festival,a Literary Festival, establish a Peter Powell Roberts Museum,and promoting the county as a Florida art and cultural center. our new galleries have opened in the past few months,Leavitt said. And a local exhibit by local artists who have worked together to create the Lake Wales Ridge Project,an art show that is scheduled to tour throughout Florida,at the request of the states public libraries. Three vie for two council seats Continued from page 1A Continued from page 1A HCA has five-goal agenda for county Follow the News-Sun on www.facebook.com/newssun
C M Y K ROSE BELL Rose D. Bell,90,of Sebring,Fla.,died Feb. 17, 2013. She was born inP rovidence,R.I. and retired from Davol Rubber Co. in P rovidence. Rose was the last or seven children born to thel ate Manuel and Senhorinha Vincente. She moved to Sebring in 1986 and attended Christ Fellowship for many years. Rose was an activem ember of the Senior Center. She is survived by daughter and her husband,Sandra and Lew Carter; grandchildren,Robert Leonardo,andM ichael (Leigh Ann) Leonardo; great-grandchildren,Amber Flippin,Robert Lewis Leonardo,Kayla Leonardo,James Leonardo, Natha Leonardo,and Kayleigh Leonardo; and great-great-grandson,Blake Flippin,all of Sebring. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Rhode Island. The family suggests memorials to Good Shepherd Hospice. Morris Funeral Chapel 307 S. Commerce Ave. Sebring,FL 33870 (863 www.morrisfuneralchapel.com HARRY HUMMEL JR. Harry W. Hummel Jr.,92, of Sebring,Fla., went home to be with the Lord Feb. 13,2013. He was preceded in death by his wife of 65 years,Ethel Mary. He was born in Palmyra,Pa. on Sept. 8,1920 and moved to Sebring in 1955. Harry is survived by his son,Harry III (Sharon Peoria,Ariz.; four grandchildren,Jimmy Hummel (Xan Kathy Galbo (Paul),Jerry Mandoza (DeniseSherrana and family; 11 great-grandchildren,Joseph,Morgan, Derek. Jennifer,Elizabeth, Jeron,Micah,Luke,Denelle, Andrew and Ryan; and two great-great-grandchildren, Addison and Acen. He was a dedicated memb er of the Sebring Church of the Brethren,where he served selflessly until he was 90. He then went to live at the Palms of Sebring (those won-d erful people became his second family) where he had served as a volunteer for many years. Harry also served our country in WorldW ar II in the U.S. Army. He was a master carpenter, working with K.D. Grubb Construction,beginning in 1955 until he retired at age 62. He enjoyed playing cards with friends,board games, music,golfing,but most of all,he enjoyed time with family and friends. Harry wasa man of high integrity,great c haracter,heart of compassion and always willing to h elp others. He will truly be missed by those who knewh im. A celebration of Harrys life will be held Wednesday, Feb. 20,2013 at 11 a.m. at Sebring Church of theB rethren,700 S. Pine St. In lieu of flowers,donations c an be made in his honor to Sebring Church of theB rethren. Page 6ANews-SunWednesday, February 20, 2013www.newssun.com CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 00027221 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 00027273 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 02/20/13; 00027719 questions. T he current slate of officers has agreed to serve again on our board for the year 2013. The goal is to g et some new individuals to serve on the board tog ive fresh ideas and new energy. To run for office contact the Friends of Istokpoga or attend this m eeting. There will be refreshm ents served beginning at 6:45 p.m. There will also be a membership table for the payment of 2013 dues. Shred documents on SaturdaySEBRING Shred Day w ill be from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Statler Financial Services parkingl ot in the Keys Professional Plaza,803 U.S. 27 S.,Sebring; phonen umber is 382-0037. This event is sponsored by Statler Financial Servicest o help the community in the fight against identity theft. A free list of documents to shred is available online at www.statler f inancial.com Limit of four boxes; paper documents only. Remove allb inder clips and plastic covers. Paper clips are acceptable.Barbecue benefits Butler familyL AKE PLACID A benefit barbecue forW aylon Butler and Family w ill be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Roger Scarborough Memorial Field in Lake Placid. The menu includes pulled pork, baked beans,coleslaw, dessert and drink for $8 (eat in or take out). Waylon was born Oct. 4, 2 012 with a possible genetic muscular disease,SMA and is undergoing extensive treatment. His mothe r is the ag teacher at Lake P lacid High School and the faculty,staff and students at LPHS are trying to aid the family by raising money to help relieve the financial burden. For barbecue ticket,cal l Cindy Rivers at 699-5010. Lake Placid High Schools FFA will also be hosting its annual Corn Hole tournament at the same time. For informatio n about entering a team,call Lauren Butler at 699-5010.Flag wave set for ThursdaySEBRING The H ighlands Tea Party will hold a flag wave at 4 p.m Thursday at the Highlands C ounty Fairgrounds,781 M agnolia Place,as a send off for the local NationalG uards Bravo Battery. These soldiers are part o f 365 Guard members deploying from 3rd Battalion,116th Field Artillery whose headquar t ers in Plant City and includes units from AvonP ark,Arcadia,and Lake Wales.Indiana Marshall County Day setSEBRING The annua l Hoosier Marshall County Day will be Friday at Homers Smorgasbord, one block east of Walmar t in Sebring Square. Registration is 10-11 a.m. and the program begins at 11 a.m. Meet int he Manatee room. Marshall County resid ents and guests are welc ome. S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING On Jan. 31, about 50 people climbed on a bus at the Bert J. Harris Jr.A griculture Center to take a tour of the canals of Highlands County. The tour was designed to allow folks to look at all the issues relat-e d to Lake Management and how people who live on canals can help with water quality issues. The tour was led by Clell F ord,Highlands County Lakes manager for the Parks and Natural Resources Department,and Randy Gornto,livestock agent for Highlands County Extension.F ord informed the audience about current projects on H ighlands Countys lakes and water bodies,including the Lake Clay StormwaterR etrofit project and Gornto spoke on general agriculture, p asture and grazing lands. The informative tour included several stops and some excellent speakers. First on the list was MelissaY unas with the Florida State Division of Forestry,who s poke about the Firewise Program and what homeowners can do to mediate poten-t ial damage from wildland fire. Next,George Atkinson, m ember of his Homeowners Association from the Erin Park Canal area,spoke abouth ow the residents put up the money and obtained grants for permitting to do work on t heir canals. During the Windy Point Park stop,Dan Willis with t he University of Florida Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences,pre-s ented on the Florida LAKEWATCH program. Kelle S ullivan from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission talked about aquatic plant management and invasivee xotic species. A lunch break was taken at t he Golden Corral where John Payne,a local landowner,educated the group aboutd ispersed water storage projects. Highlands County C ommissioner Jack Richie also delighted the group with a welcoming talk about the b eautiful county. Once everyone had been refreshed with food and beve rage,it was off to the Lake Clay Stormwater Retrofit project in Lake Placid. Town C ouncilwoman Debra Worley told the group about the projects history and completion. T he next stop was Ibanez Nursery where David Austin, U rban Horticulture agent/Master Gardener coordinator for Highlands County Extension Service,gave a talk about Florida Friendlyl andscaping. During this stop the guests were able to do a b it of wine tasting within the relaxing confines of the nursery,which added an extra bito f fun to the tour. Kyle Green,Road and B ridge supervisor for Highlands County,educated the group with a demonstra-t ion of the track hoe as it relates to canal maintenance. The county maintains many c anals and the group got to see,first hand,how the crew operates the machinery in a d rainage canal adjacent to Claremont Avenue in Placid Lakes. M uch hard work and creativity went into the tour and t hanks to the many people who contributed,it was a success. The tour was sold out with a mixed group of about one half full-time resi-d ents and the other half winter visitors. Those behind the s cenes,such as Rebecca Southard of the Highlands County Extension Office,w ere instrumental in organizing handouts and logistics of t he tour. Since the tour was well received,Highlands Countys taff hopes to have more of these types of programs in the future. County gives tour of its canals Courtesy photo Lake Placid Councilwoman Debra Worley talks to those on a tour of Highlands Countys canals about the Lake Clay Stormwater Retrofit project. OBITUARIES Continued from page 2A CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Hummel In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096
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NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 4, 2013, entered in Case No. 11-CA-302 in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein Seacoast National Bank is Plaintiff and Curtis Lipps, Betty Jean Lipps a/k/a Betty H. Lipps, The Unknown Spouse of Susan Marsh Geva a/k/a Susan Geva, Jane Doe (1 unknown tenant, the names being fictitious to account for parties in possession, are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 at 11:00 am on the 5th day of March, 2013, the following described property Highlands County, Florida: Lot 3, Block 88, Section 2, TOWN OF HARDING, IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2011-CA-000889 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. POLINICE, DAVID J., et. al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000889 of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, and POLINICE, DAVID J., 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 5th day of March, 2013, the f ollowing described property: LOT 1745 AND LOT 1746 OF AVON PAR K LAKES UNIT NO. 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 92, 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 ac laim within 60 days after the sale. DATED at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida this 6th day of March, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Court's disability coordinator at 590 S COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 8635344686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon re-c eiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. February 13, 20, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 282009CA001940AOOOXX U .S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CSFB A RMT 05-12, Plaintiff, vs. KENNETH D. LAGROW; SUNTRUST BANK; RHONDA K. LAGROW; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale dated the 4th day of February, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282009CA001940AOOOXX, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CSFB A RMT 0 5-12, is the Plaintiff and KENNETH D. LAGROW, SUNTRUST BANK and RHONDA K. LAWGROW IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 6th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE IN THE COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS, STATE OF FLORIDA, BEING KNOWN AND DESIGNATED AS LOT 10 AND THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 11, BLOCK 11, BLOCK A OF THE SUBDIVISION OF BLOCKS A AND B OF SEBRING HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. SAID LOTS LYING IN AND COMPRISING A PART OF THE SOUTH 1/4 OF GOVERNMENT LOT 1 (SE 1/4 OF NW 1/4 SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 34 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN T HE 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 6th day of February, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk February 13, 20 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 February 13, 20, 2013 1050L egalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000620 D IVISION: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. ALBERT L. SCARPATI, III, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated February 6, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000620 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Albert L. Scarpati, III, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Quicken Loans, Inc. Rhonda Scarpati, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 6th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 4 AND THE NORTHWESTERLY 30 FEET OF LOT 5 LESS A TRAPEZOIDAL PARCEL WITHIN THE SOUTHWESTERLY 23 FEET OF SAID LOTS, OF BLOCK 242, OF SEBRING HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AS A POINT OF BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 5, OF BLOCK 242, THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY FOLLOWING THE SOUTHERLY R/W OF TASESCHEE DRIVE A DISTANCE OF 30 FEET TO A POINT, T HENCE SOUTH 30 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 133.48 TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 61 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 30.01 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 86 DEGREES 0 0 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 55.71 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 4, THENCE IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG A LINE COMMON TO LOTS 3 ND 4 A DISTANCE OF 155.7 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY R/W LINE OF TASESCHEE DRIVE, THENCE ALONG A CURVE TO RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 619.9 AN ARC DISTANCE OF 70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 727 TASESCHEE DR., SEBRING, FL 33870-2357 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. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 eService: email@example.com LJ-10-53803 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2009-CA-000595 LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I TRUST 2007-HE4 ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE4, Plaintiff, vs. CHERYLANN K. HUTCHINS, ET AL. Defendants RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Please publish in THE NEWS SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 7, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2009-CA-000595, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I TRUST 2007-HE4 ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-HE4 (hereafter ``Plaintiff'' is Plaintiff and CHERYLANN K. HUTCHINS; WILLARD H. CORTRIGHT; ALLISON S. CORTRIGHT; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A LOU DE DEANGELIS, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the MAIN ENTRANCE of the Courthouse; 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE-N UE, SEBRING, at 11:00 a.m., on the 6th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 22, IN BLOCK 212, OF A REVISION OF RESUBDIVISION OF A PORTION OF PLACID LAKES SECTION ELEVEN, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 8, PAGE 77, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in an court proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of Court Administrator, (863 within two (2 Foreclosure Complaint; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 lay Service 711. Dated this 6th day of February, 2013. ROBERT GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk February 13, 20, 2013 MENTS APPURTENANT THERETO Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 12th day of February, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk 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 Office of the Court Administrator, (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 Florida Relay Service 711. F ebruary 20, 27, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA G ENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 12000621GC NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CYNTHIA D. LUTTRELL, ELIZABETH ANNE BATES, GEORGE WILLIAM BATES, JOHN DAVID BATES, LORI ANNE JOHNSON, TAMMY LYNNE JOHNSON AND RYAN BENJAMIN DANSER, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 7, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12000621GC of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, is the Plaintiff and CYNTHIA D. LUTTRELL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CYNTHIA D. LUTTRELL; ELIZABETH ANNE BATES; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ELIZABETH ANNE BATES; GEORGE WILLIAM BATES; JOHN DAVID BATES; LORI ANNE JOHNSON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LORI ANNE JOHNSON; TAMMY LYNNE JOHNSON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TAMMY LYNNE JOHNSON; RYAN BENJAMIN DANSER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RYAN BENJAMIN DANSER; BANK OF AMERICA N.A.; THE INDEPENDENT SAVINGS PLAN COMPANY; WATERWAY PATIO HOMES CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION INC PHASE II; TIME INVESTMENT COMPANY INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 are the Defendant(sG ermaine as The Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on March 13, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: UNIT 225, OF WATERWAY PATIO HOMES, PHASE II, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1698, PAGE 1869 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA AND ANY AND ALL AMENDMENTS THERETO; TOGETHER WITH AN UNDIVIDED INTEREST IN THE COMMON ELELOT 1, BLOCK 52, OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 6, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 4101 SINGER ST., SEBRING, FL 33872 If you are a person claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must file a claim with the clerk no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to file a claim you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. After 60 days, only the owner of record as of the date of the lis pendens may claim the surplus. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on February 6, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Brian L. Rosaler, Esquire Popkin & Rosaler, P.A.1 701 West Hillsboro Boulevard Suite 400 Deerfield Beach, FL 33442 Telephone: (954 Facsimile: (954 February 13, 20, 2013 1050L egalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 11000198GCAXSX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. ROSA VASQUEZ, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROSA VASQUEZ, JAMNETH CORDOBA, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMNETH CORDOBA, ANITA BRAVO, STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, ONEWEST BANK, FSB, et.al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 4, 2013, entered in Civil Case No.: 1 1000198GCAXSX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, and ROSA VASQUEZ, JAMNETH CORDOBA, ANITA BRAVO, STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, AND ONEWEST BANK, FSB, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 at 11:00 AM, on the 5th day of March, 2013, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: 1050Legals 1000 Announcements Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 ****REVISED CLICK N BUY ROP AD*****
C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunWednesday, February 20, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-36 Division: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ELSIE M. CONNER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Elsie M. Conner, deceased, whose date of death was January 11th, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 20, 2013. Personal Representative: Patricia A. Lewis P.O. Box 16638 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-472 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF CAROLYN S. MADISON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CAROLYN S. MADISON, deceased, whose date of death w as September 12, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The n ames and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE F IRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 13, 2013. Personal Representative: EDITH Q. KATZENMEYER 3735 Elizabeth Terrace Sebring, Florida 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: James V. Lobozzo, Jr., Esq. Attorney for EDITH Q. KATZENMEYER Florida Bar Number: 274178 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 S. Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Secondary E-Mail: email@example.com February 13, 20, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 28-2012-CP-248-PCAXMX IN RE: ESTATE OF KOLETTO SHARPE AKA KOLETTO SHARP Deceased. Division Probate NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of KOLETTO SHARPE AKA KOLETTO SHARP, deceased, whose date of death was December 1, 2011; File Number 28-2012-CP-248-PCAXMX, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 13, 2013. Signed on February 7, 2013. /s/ Felicia Sharpe Personal Representative 1212 S. Vernon Ave. Avon Park, FL 33825 /s/ Sean F. Bogle Attorney for Personal Representative: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Florida Bar No. 106313 BOGLE LAW FIRM 101 S. New York Ave Unit 205 Winter Park, Florida 32789-4290 Telephone: (407 February 13, 20, 2013 according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 104, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Together with a 2004 FLEETWOOD D/W Mobile Home, ID# FLFL370A30758BH31 & a 2004 FLEETWOOD D/W Mobile Home, ID #FLFL370B30758BH31 A/K/A West half and East half of Lot 3, Block 88, Section 2, TOWN OF HARDING, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 104, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Together with a 2004 FLEETWOOD D/W Mobile Home, ID# FLFL370A30758BH31 & a 2004 FLEETWOOD D/W Mobile Home, ID# FLFL370B30758BH31 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 6th day of February, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo DEPUTY CLERK February 13, 20, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404
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Also a 3 wheel Bicycle $150. 1-877-243-2823-863-385-6007. 8150Fitness & ExerciseEquipment1999 BAYLINERCAPRI 1800cj, 18', 125hp outboard Mercury, stereo system, trailer, canopy, very low hours (used by ``Snowbird'' only 2 or 3 times per year), $6500, 863-655-5826. 8050Boats & Motors 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesNEW CENTRALAIR. Still in Box. 10 year Warranty. Installation & References Avail. $1490. 863-658-4707 Lic #caca44874 7420Heating &Air Conditioning SEBRING MULTI-FAMILYSale Saturday, Feb. 23 8 am -1 pm tools, houshold goods, bedding, everything goes 1697 Manatee SEBRING MULTI-FAMILYGarage/Yard Sale on February 22, 8 am-5 pm & 23 8 am-noon. Furniture, toys, clothes, electronics, etc... 8624 Hampshire Dr. SEBRING MULTIFAMILY SALE! 225 & 226 Rail Ave., Fri & Sat, Feb, 22 & 23, 8am -4pm. Dishwasher, Household Items, Tools. Too Much To List!! SEBRING FRI.SAT. 9 4pm. 8317 Pine Glen Rd. In Spring Lake. Twin bed, elec. stove, gas dryer, custom jewelry, clothes, books, shoes & more! SEBRING CHURCHYARD SALE Saturday, February 23rd. 7:00 am 12:30 pm E mmanuel United Church of Christ 1.8 miles west of US 27 On Hammock Road A Bargain Bonanza! Donuts, Coffee, Sodas, Hot Dogs. Information call 863-471-1999 SEBRING -*CARVA HILLS AREA* Multi Famly Sale! 6609 Old Oak Ave. Thur-Fri-Sat, Feb. 21-22-23, 9am 4pm. Small appliances, Cookbooks, Collectibles, Bakeware, Dishes, Pots & Pans, Household items, Pictures, Furn. Too Much To List!! LORIDA COMMUNITYYARD SALE! Istokpoga Shores, Multi-Family Sale! Fri Sat. Feb. 22 & 23, 8 ?. From US 27, east on 98 to Cowhouse Rd., Rt. on Cowhouse 2 miles to right on Fishtail Lane. LAKE PLACID*Multi Family* Sylvan Shores (east side of US 27 Cedarbrook St., Fri. 2/22, 8am-? Sm. appl., Motorcycle helmets, Clothes (men's winter ware too items. Too Much To List! LAKE PLACID*MOVING SALE 518 US Hwy 27 S. Compton Storrage (in rear at Unit C-5), Fri& Sat, Feb 22& 23, 8am ? Antiq., Longaberger baskets, Boyd bears,Dressers, TV stand. More! LAKE PLACID* PLACID LAKES 664 Claremont Ave., Sat. Feb. 23, 8AM-? C ollectibles, Antiques, Paintings, Adjustable Bed, Household, Furn. Something For Everyone! AVON PARK* VILLA DEL SOL* Park Wide Yard & Craft Sale! Sat.FEB. 23rd, 8AM-12 PM. ONLY! Free Coffee & Map at Clubhouse. Behind Winn Dixie15TH ANNUAL WINTER Garage Sale TANGLEWOOD RV RESORTSaturday February 23rd, 2013 Doors open 8 a.m. 11 a.m. 100 + tables of garage, household, & R.V. needs. Plus furniture, books, many duplicate items when downsizing from 2 homes to 1, Crafts, sporting goods, clothing, golf, fishing, and tools. Sale held indoors, & in front of the Main Hall. Coffee & Donuts available. Tanglewood Resort, 1/2 mile N. of Wal-Mart on US 27. 7320G arage &Yard Sales WINDOWS /LAP TOP COMPUTER (five yrs. attach's.Need Money for Medical bills. Worth more/will sacrifice. $99. 863-471-0098 RECLINER /ROCKER LANE *, Beige Leather. Very Nice! $90. 863-382-8819 POST OFFICEINSTALLED CLUSTER BOXES Like new. Rubbermaid mailbox & post only used 6 mo. $40. both. 863-314-8444 7310B argain BuysGOLF CLUBS* SQUARE TWO Ladies Set / 3 Woods / 2rescue / 5 Irons / Putter & Bag. $100. 863-382-8819 7310Bargain BuysTHOMASVILLE SOFA,floral print, very good condition, $200. 2 end tables $50. Dry sink, dark maple, with copper inset, $75. 863-382-7130. 7300M iscellaneousLOWREY DIRECTORORGAN Roll top desk closure. Insured @ $8000. Moving, $2500 obo. 863-314-0287 7260M usicalMerchandiseWASHER/DRYER COMBO,Space Saver GE. Good cond. $325. Call 863-381-9014 7040Appliances 7000 MerchandiseLAKE PLACIDWAREHOUSES for rent from $47 / mo. & Commercial space for rent from $428 / mo. Contact Sara Rios, Compton Rental Properties. 863-465-4158 6550W arehousesfor Rent SEBRING SINGLEFAMILY HOUSE. 3br/2ba, 1 CG. Screened in Porch, No pets. $800/mo. + Utilities+Deposit. 571-248-8012 SEBRING 2BR/2BA1CG. $700/mo. 6530 Mattee Rd. Call 863-385-3101 SEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly No Smoking, No pets. RENTED!!!!!! LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses NORTH AVONPARK 1BR, 1BA, G/W/S paid, you pay electric. No pets, 1 yr. lease. Deposit $300. $380 Monthly. Call 863-873-5433 LAKE PLACIDAPARTMENTS & HOMES for rent from $350 / mo. Call Sara Rios @ CENTURY 21 Compton Realty 863-465-1458 6200UnfurnishedApartments BEAUTIFUL APTSSEBRING2BR/1BA, tile floors, screen back porch, beautiful landscaping. $595/mo. 863-446-1822 AVON PARKNW APARTMENTS 2BR/2BA $450 mo. New 1BR/1BA $395 mo. Plus 1st & Sec. Central Heat & Air. No Dogs or Cats. 863-449-0195 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 SILVERSANDS APARTMENTS Now taking applications for 3, 6 or 12 Months Leases. 1BR, Townhouses & Efficiency. Includes Utilities. Laundry Facility on site. We have available units for Race Week. For more info. Call Dianne 863-991-4347 6200U nfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED 1BR or Studios, on the circle. Some U tilities incl. $450 600. Attn: Vets. Special programs for veterans, subsidize payments, call to see if you qualify. 863-386-9100. 6150FurnishedA partmentsSEBRING 2BR/2BAcondo, close to shopping, pool, W/S/G incl., $600 mo. plus sec. deposit. No pets/no smokers, 863-441-0814. 6100Villas & CondosFor RentAVON PARKBeautiful Lake View. 2BR/1BA. Includes Water & Garbage. Washer & Dryer connection. Safe neighborhood. Dead End St. Pets allowed. No Pitt Bulls. $450 + Deposit. 863-453-4914 or 863-414-2871 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 Rentals SEBRING RENTTO OWN 2/2 All Appliances, D/W, Washer/Dryer & Carport. 4526 Ferdinand. $1000 damage deposit, $600/mo. 863-446-2414 LAKE PLACID/ Sebring DW Mobile Home 2BR/ 2BA, Central A/C/Heat. Screened porch, Carport. W/D hook up. Large lawn, quiet area. No pets. 863-840-0494 or 863-465-1451 5150Mobile HomesFor Rent SELECTION OF1 & 2 Bedroom Units For Sale in friendly/active 55+ Park, located near shopping, banks, & hospital. Reasonable lot rent incl. S/W/G & Lawn mowing. Call for more info. or to view units. No pets please. 863-385-7034 SEBRING 2005MOBILE HOME 2/2 & Own Lot. Never lived in. $39,900. Owner financing. 863-385-9134 SEBRING -Mobile Home / Double wide with 2 Lots. 3BR, 2BA Utility Room, Carport, Frt. Porch, Deed restrictions, 115 Sunbird Place. 55+ $39,900.00 863-382-4141 Or 863-414-7090 NEW PALMHARBOR HOMES MOBILE CONDO $39,900 Delivered to your site $0 down financing John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 AVON PARK55+. 12 x 48 Mobile Home, 1BR/1BA w/Florida Room, Front porch, Carport. Sewer/Water & Garbage incl. $5500. 863-221-2447 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile HomesTOMOKA HEIGHTS Cleared lot for sale, very nice area of homes, over 55 gated community. 863-382-7130. 4220Lots for Sale 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialSUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time clerk needed Must be organized and Have excellent Customer Service skills Fax resumes to: 863-678-2170 2100H elp Wanted STANLEY STEAMERNow Accepting A pplications for Cleaning Technician. Good Driving Record, People Person. 863-655-2158 SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: email@example.com SEEKING FULLTIME MEDICAL ASSISTANT & FRONT DESK for Sebring, Lake Placid Office. Must posses positive attitude, 3 years medical exp. & must be dependable. Send cover letter & resume to: Box 120, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. RECEPTIONIST PARTTIME RECEPTIONIST position available for weekends, Saturday and Sunday. Must have computer experience, knowledge of Word and Excel, switch board experience and a customer focused approach. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd. Avon Park. 863-453-6674 EOE, M/F, DFWP. NOW HIRINGP/T Drivers and Drivers Assistants for the PRIDE Tire Retread Plant located at Avon Park Correctional. Class A CDL license is preferred. All Candidates are required to lift truck tires weighing 75+ lbs. repeatedly and work 12+ hrs. in a single day. Candidates must also be able to pass an NCIC background check and a drug screening. Drivers start at $14/hr., Assistants $10.75/hr. 25-30 hrs./week. Serious candidates only. Contact Andy Aunspaugh or Cheryl Whidden at 1-800-929-2715 to arrange an interview. MAINTENANCE MAN/MANAGER n eeded for 20 unit complex on Lake in Sebring. Perfect for retiree w/Handyman skills. Apartment is provided for your compensation. 954-584-3465 ext 208 or firstname.lastname@example.org LIL WIZARDSACADEMY Is Looking for F/T & P/T Teachers. Please call 863-214-8639 or email email@example.com EXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We a re now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 DIRECTOR, STUDENTSUPPORT SERVICES (F/T Application deadline:Open until filled. Please visit http://interview exchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO. DIRECT SUPPORTPROFESSIONALS wanted for Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults. HS diploma or 2 year associated experience, valid FL Drivers License and clean criminal background req. Please complete application at www.jobs.thementornetwork.com/florida863-452-5141 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mploymentNOW BOOKINGfor St. Patrick's Day, Mardi Gras Dances or Entertainment. Great Rates! Cocktail Parties, Dinners, A ll Occasions. Vocals Harmonica Guitar. 50"s 60's Blues Country Rock N Roll. Call THE STANMAN 863-414-5284 1550ProfessionalServices 1100Announcements NOTICE OF APPLICATION F OR TAX DEED 12000140TDS C HAPTER 197.512 F.S. N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that EUGENIO PEDRO, the h older of the following certificate has filed said certificates f or a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, a nd the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 119 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2007 T ax ID: C-01-33-28-010-0000-6344 D escription of Property: L OT 6344 AVON PARK LAKES UNIT 20, ACCORDING TO T HE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5 P AGE 15 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS C OUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: D ANILO MELENDEZ; INDIGARIBETH MELENDEZ; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, S tate of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate s hall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County G overnment Center in the Board of County Commissioners B oardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statu tes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 27th day of March, 2 013. D ated this 18th day of January, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida S ignature: /s/ Misty Blackburn M ISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk F ebruary 20,27; March 6, 13, 2013 **************************************** HIGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES **************************************** The following legal notices are from the H ighlands County Board of County C ommissioners and are being published in the f ont, size, and leading as per t heir specifications. 1055HighlandsCounty Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-24 IN RE: ESTATE OF EDITH B. OLIVER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EDITH B. OLIVER, deceased, whose date of death was NOVEMBER 6, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is February 13, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Barry Lyle Oliver 16626 Evergreen Forest Drive Wildwood, MO 63011 Attorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD M. ABLES, III, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 F ax: (863 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org /s/ Clifford M. Ables III FLORIDA BAR NO. 178379 February 13, 20, 2013 N OTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF E XECUTION issued out of the County Court in and for Highl ands County, Florida, on the 13th day of December, 2 012, the cause wherein ASSET ACCEPTANCE, LLC is P laintiff, and EJAJ CHOWDHURY, is the Defendant, being C ase No. 08388CCS in the said Court, I, Susan Benton, Sheriff of Highlands County, Florida, have levied upon all o f, right, title and interest of the Defendant, EJAJ C HOWDHURY in and to the following described PERSONAL p roperty, to-wit: 2 003 LEXUS ES 300 V IN: JTHBF30G130121337 I shall offer this property for sale at Ducks Body Shop, 1 153 Hawthorne Drive, in the City of Sebring, Highlands C ounty, Florida, on the 11th day of March, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will offer f or sale all of the said defendant, EJAJ CHOWDHURY'S, r ight, title and interest in and to the aforesaid property at p ublic outcry and will sell the same, subject to all prior l iens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest a nd best bidder or bidders for CASH, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. D ated this, February 1st, 2013 SUSAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF H IGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Lt. Jack Baily, Jr. Lt. Jack Bailey, Jr., D EPUTY SHERIFF In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, p ersons with disabilities needing a special accommodat ion to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than s even days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, ( TTD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice (V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Services. P repared Lt. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgTheir memorable and historic run came to an end Saturday as the Lady Dragons fell 62-26 in the Class 4ARegional Finals at Ft. Myers Dunbar. e just ran into a team we couldnt match up with, senior guard Alex Coyne said. That was certainly the case as the Lady Tigers broke out of the gate quickly and never looked back. A21-5 first-quarter tilt slowed down a bit in the second, but the dye was cast with the 31-11 lead at halftime. Lake Placid got the offense going a bit in the third, getting into double figures with 13 in the period, but Dunbar did them six better before adding 10 more points to the lead in the fourth. They are a very good team, head coach Jackie Coyne said. Their aggressiveness, experience and knowledge of the game exploited our youth and inexperience. In every season it is inevitably going to come to an end, with months of hard work, sacrifice and camaraderie usually being the most a team can look back on. But by extending their season this far, to reach a stage of the season the no Lady Dragon basketball team had gotten to before, well, it gives them and their community that much more to relish in memory. This was a great group of young ladies who bought intoa team concept and continually got better every practice, coach Coyne said. They were a true pleasure to coach and they will always be remembered for what they accomplished for this school. They made history They certainly did, and the 2012-13 Lady Dragons will soon stand aloft among the banners in the Malcom Bill Ross Memorial Gym. Leaving this behind as the final memory of their high school careers are seniors Coyne, Bria Wilson, IEshenay Moore, Tangie Pagan and Mazie Hanson. And while the remembrances linger, things for the team and their coach are always moving forward. Hopefully this will make them hungry, coach Coyne said of her returning underclassmen, as well as the next batch of new players trying to make their mark. Hungry to work hard in the off season to continue the trend. SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Wednesday, February 20, 2013 N ASCAR This Week6B Courtesy photos Delroy Blake, left, and Dre Neely show off the medals earned at the FHSAA State Wrestling Finals Saturday. Courtesy photo After a frustrating day on the mats Saturday, Sebrings Chris DeJesus is all smiles on the medal podium with his h ard-earned hardware. By DAN HOEHNE email@example.comLAKELAND When the dust settled after a scattered Saturday, three Highlands County wrestlers took their places on the medal stand to be rewarded for their efforts. Aches and pains of the two-days of hard competition against the best from around the state, smiles of elation, tears of frustration and that final moment of feeling the s ilk ribbon slide around the neck with the weight now off their shoulders and upon their chest. Red Devil Delroy Blake finished fourth among the Class 1A, 195-pound entrants, with freshman teammate Dre Neely battling back from the consolation rounds to take fifth in the 1 13-pound class. I was just happy to keep the tradition going of getting guys here, first-year head coach Blake Germain said. s tough though, for seni ors like Johnny (Baldridge and Jose (Torres) who could have gotten medals and worked so hard. But its also great that our underclassmen were able to get medals and keep the program strong moving forward. Baldridge had rebounded after a loss in his second match Friday, with a win to move him along in the consolation bracket. But the senior was outpointed in his opening match Saturday morning to end his run. Neely had followed a similar path, taking a loss to Cardinal GibbonsDominick Gibson and then getting a win to move him to Saturday. Needing one more win to assure himself a medal, Neely edged Jarred Wolfenberger 7-5 and then found himself in a rematch with Gibson in the battle for fifth. This time around, Neely got his atonement with a dominant, 8-1 win. Blake had made his Friday easy, picking up two wins to keep his workload short. Blake, Neely, DeJesus bring home hardware News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Delroy Blake goes on the attack against University Christians Robert Parland Saturday. See STATE, Page 3B News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Alex Coyne and the Lady Dragons met their match Saturday and saw their season come to an end against the Dunbar Lady Tigers in the Class 4A Regional Final. Lady Dragon dream ride comes to an end Special to the News-SunSEBRING In Sebring 50s Softball League action, Fairmount Services, after a slow start to the season, beat Jarrett Ford 14-10 last Tuesday at H ighlands County Sports Complex. Fairmount notched its fifth win in their last six games. Bob Swamp Poulan pitched a solid game for the win. Hot-hitting Tom McNally was 3-for-3 with two doubles, and has 15 hits in his last 17 at bats hitting at a .882 clip. Gary Kindle, one of the top defensive outfielders in the league, went 3-for-3 with a double. Slick fielding mid-fielder Dick Scooter Cook was 3-for-4 with a triple. For Jarrett Ford, Hall of Famer Dave Reed went 4for-4 with a double. Larry Kelly and Ji m Guild each had two hits and a double. Jim Holmes, Da l e Thornton and Billy Searse a dded two singles apiece. T hursdays doubleheader was rained out and will be made up at the end of the season. Fairmount Services rolls right along C ourtesy photo T anglewoods Randy Crawfis, left, and Clayton Farrar t eamed up to take Bronze this past weekend at a Pickleball Tournament in Ft. Myers. Special to the News-SunTanglewood pickleballers are having a very successful season. Three Tanglewood players journeyed to the Skatium in Fort Myers to play on Saturday and Sunday, Feb 16 and 17. Randy Crawfis and Clayton Farrar teamed up for a bronze medal in mens 3.0 doubles play. In mixed doubles, Randy and his wife, Danielle, made it to the bronze medal round where they were knocked out of competition. This event differed from others in which these players have competed this year. Being at an indoor venue eliminated the dramatic effect the winds can have on the game. Playing indoors was especially appreciated this past weekend as the temperatures plummeted and the winds soared. The play was in a round robin format with each team competing against other teams at the same skill level in games to 21 rather than the usual 11. Some tournaments are skill level where players are rated from 2.5 (beginner) to 5.0 (expert) while others pit players in the same age group against one another. There is lots more action in store for Tanglewoods picklers. Tanglewood will be holding the South Central Florida Pickleball League shootout on Monday, March 4 starting at 10:30. The Heartland Games for Active Adults Pickleball Tournament will also be held at Tanglewood on Friday, March 15 and Saturday, March 16. To register, contact Lauren Redick of the South Florida State College Community Education Department at 784-7388 or by e-mail at CommunityEducation@ southflorida.edu The registration deadline is this Friday, Feb. 22. Tanglewood Picklers strong at Skatium Associated Press DEERFIELD, Ill. Chicago Bulls star Derrick Rose participated in fiveon-five drills, the latest step in his recovery from a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee. Coach Tom Thibodeau told reporters after practice that Rose "did what everyone else did." Rose has been sidelined since he tore his ACLlate in last season's playoffopening win over Philadelphia. The top-seeded Bulls wound up losing that firstround series. Bulls Rose takes another step
C M Y K YMCA Spring SoccerSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis having a sign up for their Spring Soccer Program, ages 3-14, w hich ends on Monday, Feb. 25. Any questions, please call 382-9622.Youth OlympicsSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis hosting a Youth Olympics on Saturday, March 2 from 9 a.m.-Noon to honor Bo Alvarez. There will be both boy and girl divisions for ages 6-14. Medallions will be awarded for six diff erent events, includes lunch and t-shirt. C all 382-9622 for questions.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! T here will also be raffle items. T ournament 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or simply send the four names with their handicaps and your check, payable to Rotary Club of Avon Park to him at 3310 Par Road. 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 Community Education (Lauren Redick 784-7388 or email CommunityEducation@southflorida.edu.F TA February ActivitiesSaturday, Feb. 23 Trail Maintenance at Green Swamp East, Lakeland. M eet at Rock Ridge Rd. gate. Directions: From US-98 in north L akeland turn east on Rock Ridge Rd., at fork bear left and continue 4.2 miles to g ate on your left. From SR-33 in Polk City travel north, t urn left (west on Rock Ridge Rd., after 2 or 3 miles gate will be on your right. Contact Janice Anderson, phone 813345-1609 or email email@example.com for meet-up time and other information.L P 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.Florida DEP Trail RunsThe Florida Department of Environmental Protection is hosting the following Trail Runs in the State Parks listed below There are five weeks remaining in the Seven Trail Runs in Seven Weeks in Seven Award Winning State Parks. The trail runs include both 5 and 10 K runs. Race awards for all age groups and Tshirts for everyone who registers. You can pre register at www.active.com or call (239 Pre race registration is $20 and day of race registration is $30. All the races start at 1:00 p.m. Bring the family and run together. Come early or stay late and enjoy the parks For more information please contact Terry Cerullo at (239or firstname.lastname@example.org. February 24 Highlands Hammock State Park, 5931 Hammock Road, Sebring, 33872 March 3 Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park, 12301 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, 33955 March 10 Charlotte Harbor Preserve State Park, 12301 Burnt Store Road, Punta Gorda, 33955 March 17 Fakahatchee Strand Preserve State Park, 137 Coastline Drive, Copeland, 34137 March 24 Little Manatee River State Park, 215 Lightfoot Road Wimauma, 33598 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 ___ Sundays Games West 143, East 138 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games Charlotte at Orlando, late Toronto at Washington, late Milwaukee at Brooklyn, late Memphis at Detroit, late Chicago at New Orleans, late Boston at Denver, late Golden State at Utah, late Phoenix at Portland, late San Antonio at Sacramento, late Wednesdays Games Detroit at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Memphis at Toronto, 7 p.m. New York at Indiana, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Houston, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Brooklyn at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. Miami at Atlanta, 8 p.m. New Orleans at Cleveland, 8 p.m. Orlando at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Phoenix at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Boston at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 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 Jersey934224238 Pittsburgh1150225238 N.Y. Rangers851173835 Philadelphia791154549 N.Y. Islanders681134554 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Montreal1041214334 Boston922203731 Toronto1060204636 Ottawa862183731 Buffalo691134654 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Carolina851174140 Tampa Bay761155545 Florida474123556 Washington591114151 Winnipeg581113546WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago1203275131 Nashville745193535 St. Louis951195248 Detroit762164044 Columbus4102103651 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver833194133 Minnesota762163338 Edmonton653153538 Calgary563133951 Colorado671133743 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim1221255339 Phoenix862184441 Dallas871174143 San Jose743173733 Los Angeles562123036 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Saturdays Games Anaheim 3, Nashville 2, SO Tampa Bay 6, Florida 5, OT Toronto 3, Ottawa 0 Montreal 4, Philadelphia 1 N.Y. Islanders 5, New Jersey 1 Phoenix 5, Columbus 3 Edmonton 6, Colorado 4 Sundays Games St. Louis 4, Vancouver 3, SO Pittsburgh 4, Buffalo 3 Chicago 3, Los Angeles 2 Boston 3, Winnipeg 2 Calgary 4, Dallas 3 Minnesota 3, Detroit 2 N.Y. Rangers 2, Washington 1 Mondays Games Ottawa 2, New Jersey 1, SO Philadelphia 7, N.Y. Islanders 0 Colorado 6, Nashville 5 Montreal 3, Carolina 0 Toronto 3, Florida 0 Phoenix 4, Calgary 0 Anaheim 3, Columbus 2 Tuesdays Games Winnipeg at Buffalo, late Montreal at N.Y. Rangers, late N.Y. Islanders at Ottawa, late Toronto at Tampa Bay, late San Jose at St. Louis, late Detroit at Nashville, late Vancouver at Chicago, late Los Angeles at Edmonton, late Wednesdays Games Philadelphia at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Colorado, 10 p.m. Los Angeles at Calgary, 10 p.m.SCORING LEADERSGPGAPTS Vanek, Buf15121325 Crosby, Pit1671724 Stamkos, TB1491221 Kane, Chi1591221 St. Louis, TB1441721 Tavares, NYI1511920 Zetterberg, Det1551520 Elias, NJ1641519 Kunitz, Pit1661218 Ribeiro, Was1551318 Staal, Car148917 Moulson, NYI1571017 Duchene, Col1461117 Malkin, Pit16314172 tied with 16 pts.BASEBALLAmerican League BALTIMORE ORIOLESAgreed to terms with RHP Darren ODay on a two-year contract. DETROIT TIGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Luke Putkonen, RHP Bruce Rondon, LHP Duane Below, LHP Darin Downs, LHP Kyle Lobstein, C Ramon Cabrera and INF Jeff Kobernus on oneyear contracts. TEXAS RANGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Wilmer Font, RHP Roman Mendez, RHP Alexi Ogando, LHP Joe Ortiz, LHP Martin Perez, RHP Tanner Scheppers, RHP Matt West, RHP Coty Woods, INF Leury Garcia, INF Mitch Moreland and INF Jurickson Profar on one-year contracts. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKSAcquired OF Tony Campana from the Chicago Cubs for RHP Jesus Castillo and RHP Erick Leal. Placed RHP Daniel Hudson on the 60-day DL. CINCINNATI REDSAgreed to terms with RHP Homer Bailey on a one-year contract. American Association AMARILLO SOXSigned RHP Thomas Hoenshell and RHP Max Whieldon. EL PASO DIABLOSTraded INF Jordan Marks to Schaumburg for LHP Adam Tollefson. Can-Am League QUEBEC CAPITALESSold the contract of OF Rony Rodriguez to Chicago (NL Frontier League FLORENCE FREEDOMSigned RHP Jose Velazquez to a contract extension. JOLIET SLAMMERSSigned OF David Christensen to a contract extension. NORMAL CORNBELTERSSigned INF Gibby Birones and INF T.J. Gavlik. SOUTHERN ILLINOIS MINERSSigned INF Jason Ganek and RHP Reese McGraw to contract extensions.BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association NBANamed Yannick Colaco managing director, NBA India. MIAMI HEATAssigned C Dexter Pittman to Sioux Falls (NBADL PHILADELPHIA 76ERSSigned G Jeremy Pargo for the remainder of the season.FOOTBALLNational Football League GREEN BAY PACKERSReleased C Jeff Saturday. KANSAS CITY CHIEFSSigned S Husain Abdullah. NEW ORLEANS SAINTSNamed Dan Roushar running back coach. Reassigned Bret Ingalls to offensive line coach. TENNESSEE TITANSNamed Steve Hoffman assistant special teams coach. Promoted Arthur Smith to offensive line/tight ends assistant coach. Canadian Football League HAMILTON TIGER-CATSReleased RB Avon Cobourne. MONTREAL ALOUETTESSigned DB Jerald Brown and LB Steve Octavien to two-year contracts.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CALGARY FLAMESRecalled G Danny Taylor from Abbotsford (AHL Assigned G Leland Irving to Abbotsford. DETROIT RED WINGSRecalled G Jonas Gustavsson from Grand Rapids (AHL Grand Rapids. FLORIDA PANTHERSRecalled C Mike Santorelli from San Antonio (AHL NEW YORK RANGERSAgreed to terms with G Cam Talbot. Recalled F Brandon Mashinter from Connecticut (AHL PHOENIX COYOTESReassigned G Louis Domingue from Gwinnett (ECHL to Portland (AHLCOLLEGEILLINOISNamed Marcus Berry director of football player personnel. MISSISSIPPI STATESuspended sophomore F Roquez Johnson indefinitely for violating team rules. SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIREJoanne Dow mens and women's cross country coach. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid 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. FRIDAY: Softball vs.Mulberry,7 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,1 p.m.; Girls at Heartland Conference Meet,Sebring,1 p.m. Sebring 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. FRIDAY: Baseball vs.DeSoto,7 p.m.; Softball at LaBelle,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Boys Tennis at Heartland Conference Meet,Avon Park,1 p.m.; Girls Tennis hosts Heartland Conference Meet,1 p.m. SFSC T ODAY: 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. TUESDAY: Softball at Indian River,2 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: Baseball at Fort Meade,7 p.m.; Softball vs.Oasis Christian,6 p.m.; Track at Lake Placid,4:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at McKeel,4 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Frostproof,6 p.m.; Softball at Ridge,6 p.m.; Boys Tennis hosts Heartland Conference Meet,1 p.m.; Girls at Heartland C onference Meet,Sebring,1 p.m.; Boys Weightlifting at LaBelle Invite,4 p.m. C C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L W WE E D D N N E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p m m Georgia Southern at Florida. . . 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C M Y K Courtesy photo The American Basketball Leagues Heartland Eagles G eneral Manager Billy Shannon, along with players David Lawson and DaRon Sims were featured guests on Ed Lynchs Sports Talk show on Saturday, Feb. 16. Lawson played college ball at NAIA Reinhardt where he received a Bachelors Degree in Sports Managment, while Sims was a Division II All-American at the University of Georgia. Sports Talk airs each Saturday, immediately following the Noon News on WWTK 730-AM. Scheduled for the Feb. 23 broadcast is Sebring International Raceway President Tres Stephenson. Special to the News-SunSEBRING SpringLake Golf Resort will be hosting the seventh annual James McFarling Golf Scramble onS aturday, March 2, on the Panther Creek course. Registration will start at 7:30 a.m., with a 9 a.m. shot-g un start. Cost of the four-person f lighted scramble will be $50 per person which includes t eam prizes, closest to pin awards and lunch that will f ollow in Michaels Restaurant. There will be a $10,000 Hole-In-One prize on No. 16, as well as major prize packages on all Par 3s. Proceeds will benefit the Highlands County Sertoma Junior Golf Tour Scholarship Fund. T he James McFarling Foundation has awarded more than $15,000 in scholarships in the past six years to area high school golfers. T o register or for more information, contact John Delaney at 655-3686 or the Pro Shop at 655-0101. But he ran into a buzzsaw early Saturday, facing off with eventual state champion Alex Krukinaski, whose first two opponents hadnt made it out of the second round. Blake battled the physically imposing Krukanski through those first two rounds, however, and scoreda takedown at one point, but was felled with just 16 seconds left. B lake bounced back by e dging Tommy Isola, 4-3, to reach the third-place match against Robert Parland. At a sleight deficit midway through the third, Blake tried to make a scoring move to get the edge. I wasnt sure how much t ime was left and I knew I needed to start scoring, he said afterward. I made a move and got caught. Its hard to settle when you had a shot at third, but Im happy to have made it here and gotten a medal. Sebrings Chris DeJesus had the toughest day Saturday, after cruising t hrough Friday with two straight wins, the Blue Streak senior saw his circumstances c hange dramatically. In his morning match Saturday, he was pushed into overtime by Lehighs Jabari Irons and, with a lead in the final seconds, was victimizedb y a reversal that gave Irons a 9-7 win. From there, it was a close, 6-3 loss to Springsteads William Swift and then a rematch with Olympic HeightsMike Aroyo, whom DeJesus had beaten 8-4 on Friday. But much like Neely got his revenge for an openingday loss to an opponent, so too did Aroyo this time around, outpointing a grimacing DeJesus 6-3 to claim the fifth-place match. s so frustrating to be in a position to get to the firstplace match and then that last-second reversal changed everything, Sebring head coach Josh Miller said. Then he was banged up with an injured knee that hurt him t he rest of the way The intensity of the battles leading to the momentary frustration of the give-andtake the what-ifs. But they are soon replac ed with solace in the knowledge that all the hard work took t hem to new heights and their places in the annals of Florida State High School Wrestling. S pecial 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. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, February 20, 2013Page 3B DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; feb ads; 00027212 S PRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 2/6,13,20,27; 00027350 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam; 00027723 UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; 02/20/13; 00027728 Early Registration Panther 5K N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Above: Dre Neely is all smiles as the final seconds tick away on his fifth-place match win Saturday afternoon. Right: Chris DeJesus sizes up Mike Aroyo in their re-match Saturday at the FHSAA State Wrestling Finals. Continued from 1B State yields trio of medalists McFarling Golf Scramble set for SpringLake Ed Lynch talks Heartland Eagles hoops
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C M Y K LAKE PLACID The Placid Lakes Social Circle,A KA The Dalton Gang, The Circle,met last Tuesday night and came up with several ideas and activities for the year 2013. Amongt he most popular suggestions were day trips,cruises, potluck dinners. The Circle will be having a potluck dinner Feb. 24 at town hall,i nviting all past participants of the group to join in,bring a covered dish and dessert to share. Social hour will be from noon until 1 p.m.; dinner will be served at 1 p.m.P ete Ruano will be our musician until 2:15 p.m. Call J oyce at 699-6331 with any questions. The next excursion will be a Peace River dinner-cruise starting at the Nav-A-Gater G rill in Arcadia. A sign-up sheet will be on our information wall at the town hall. There will be more information available soon; this tripw ill be scheduled in April or May. T he next regular group meeting of the Circle will be March 12 at Beef OBradysi n Lake Placid at 6 p.m. Had another pioneersign i n this week. We are now trying to find a leader for this group so we can get started.A nyone who has knowledge of Placid Lakesbeginnings and is or was a resident at the s tart,please,we need you to help get this show on the r oad. This can be an awesome adventure and may produce a valuable historical document for the folks in Placid Lakes. We help tom ake Lake Placid the most interesting town; lets show them why. LAKE PLACID Relay f or Life is the main topic in the park until March 2. All money making committees, clubs and organizations will be donating to the Relay forL ife. The chili dinner is a fundraiser for the cause and will be displaying donated baskets for a raffle on Thursday,Feb. 21. March 2 isa round the circle. There will be a variety of activities beginning at noon,some of them are to buy red or white Zweigle hotdog,buy a cold glass of beer,lemonade or root beer float; play some games like fog leap,kissing booth,hula hoop and others; buy many cancer momentos, listen to music; walk four times around the circle which equals a mile; before dusk pay tribute to our cancer survivors and friends and relatives who have succumbed to cancer with a slide-show which will be accompanied by the chorus in the clubhouse; after the slide show, walk the circle with the lighted luminaries; closing ceremonies on the beach; and watch Chinese lanterns in the colors of cancer,launched over Lake Clay.The chorus will also accompany this event. The women decorated the clubhouse with red hearts,all sizes,hanging from the ceiling. Ive never seen the clubhouse look so great during the month of February. Its a joy to be there. The Military Soup and Sandwich meal on Feb. 10w as attended by 130 people. The menu was beans,ham, potato soup served with cornbread; chicken,carrot and noodle soup; and mild Italians ausage sandwiches with sauted green peppers and onions. The tables were set ina Valentine theme. The Monday morning coff ee was made and hosted by Fred and Julie Foland. Peggy Sue Teague was our brighteyed emcee. The clubhouse was circled with tables fromw hich people were selling: Arlene Dammer and Ruth Pilgun were selling ticketsf or the choral concert on Saturday,March 9; Brenda Knoche,Luetta Kiger andE velyn Guiney were selling raffle tickets for Crazy Cards S aturday,Feb. 16; Carolyn Reece and Joan Rau were selling tickets for the chilid inner on Thursday,Feb. 21; Paula Bannister and Gloria W ackerhauser were selling products for the Relay for Life. Peggy Sue Teague introduced our park manager, Jodi Susco and she asked res-i dents to please dont park on the grass,on the lawns of y our homes. Thank you! Then Peggy Sue introduced Bill from the Big Red BloodM obile. Please give blood and save a life! Volunteers d id donate. Peggy Sue read the names of people having a birthday during this week but onlyS hirley Zoglman was present and we sang Happy Birthday to her while Ruth Ann Walls accompanied us on the piano. Our Sunshine person,CarolN oel,listed the following people who need our thoughts and prayers which are Bill Coder,Tonie Hart and David Bailie. L adies Tuesday morning coffee meeting was hosted and led by Marilyn Cromer. The discussion was a review of the activities announced atM ondays coffee. Verna Hodgkin was present this morning and it was her birth-d ay. Happy Birthday was sung to her by the group. Pamela Paralkis came f rom Avon Park to give a demonstration of Tai Chi. N ext week her class of Tai Chi starts following Ladies coffee. Know those takingt he class will enjoy it and benefit from it. T he monthly noon luncheon,Feb. 12 was held on Lincolns birthday.There were 30 who enjoyed the carry-in meal. MarilynC romer said Grace which was followed by the individu als pledging allegiance to the flag of America. Three things in life that, o nce gone,never come back: Time,Words and O pportunity. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, February 20, 2013Page 5B DUMMY 2013; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 00026397 FRIENDS& NEIGHBORS SEBRING Here are this week's bridge scores from Woodhaven Estates: Party Bridge First place, Ray Krahn; second place, Margaret Bousfield; and third place,Pauline Biggerstaff. Duplicate Bridge:First place,Ray and Roz Krahn; second place,Laurie LaBerge and Jeanne Sisson; and third place,Ken Meyer and Betty Frizzell. Scoreboard P lacid Lakes By Susie Lee Tropical Harbor B y Arlene Clouston By NEIL SIMPSON Special to the News-SunSEBRING No matter h ow well an event is planned,mother nature can always take control. This years Tanglewood Luminary event was sched-u led for Feb. 13. The winds picked up and rain was forecast so the display of more than 1,000 luminaries (a candle in a bag) was post-p oned until Feb. 17. However,guest speaker Autumn Egan,from Cornerstone Hospice. was on hand Feb. 13 to address a crowd of well over 100T anglewood folk who came to learn more about the Five Wishes. This document is a guide that allows people to pre-plan for theire motional and medical needs when they are no l onger able to make all decisions for themselves. Event chairman Tom McKeever informed those in attendance that during thes even years of Tanglewoods Luminary p rogram 8,590 bags have been filled,placed around the Tanglewood clubhousea nd lit in honor of loved ones. This year,the sale of l uminaries generated $3,905 for cancer research. During the years,we have h eard from a variety of speakers. In 2007,Abe Gold a nd Al Zwerk of Tanglewood spoke about their fight with cancer. Att he second luminary event,a doctor from Atlanta told us h ow important it is to have events such as Tanglewood's that are dedicated to cancer research. A brain cancer survivor from Clearwatera ddressed the crowd in 2009 and the following year,Dr. P ankaj Patel,one of the major sponsors of the Tanglewood Residents'C ancer Benefit,talked about numerous types of cancer a nd their detection. A panel of Tanglewood neighbors spoke in 2011 about worki ng with friends,family and neighbors who are dealing w ith cancer. Last year,Cindi Crisci of the American Cancer Society told hers tory of the discovery of her cancer and her journey with t he disease. A team of at least 30 volunteers was out in the cool windy weather on Sunday afternoon to fill,place andl ight the luminaries. The winds died down in the e vening and the luminaries made for an impressive sight as residents walked,r ode in golf carts or drove their cars around the half m ile circle to view the tributes to family,friends and neighbors. Autumn and the weather Courtesy photo Winds and rain delayed Tanglewoods luminary event for their Relay for Life from the scheduled Feb. 13 to Feb. 17. A team of at least 30 people set up the display Sunday.
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C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The L ake Placid Knights of Columbus donated more than $ 1,700 to Choices Pregnancy Care Center. The Knights of Columbus members want toa ssist women who are experiencing a crisis pregnancy. The money was donated to C hoices PCC to aid the nonprofit organization in providi ng services such as counseling,free pregnancy tests, cribs,maternity clothes,and education. The annual baby bottle c hange drive was passionately led by Ted Brown,chairman of the Pro Life committee,and Jim Dannels,Grand Knight of the Lake Placid Knights of Columbus. Last years pro-life fund raiserr aised money for an ultrasound machine donated to a p ro-life pregnancy center in Palmetto. Statists show that 90 percent of the women who are contemplating abortion change their minds after see-i ng an ultra-sound image of their unborn child. The Lake Placid council was happy to support a local agency that provides assistance to expec-t ant mothers as well as providing real choices other than abortion. According to Kofc.org,the Knights of Columbus donated more than $158 million to charities worldwide. From helping with the Special Olympics,the Global Wheelchair Mission,and Habitat for Humanity to charities in our local area such as Choices PCC,the Knights of Columbus constantly help people in need. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, February 20, 2013Page 7B DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 02/06, 02/13, 02/20, 02/27; 00027033 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; feb p/u ads; 00027288 CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS C ourtesy photo Nancy Galida, District 8 Children and Youth chairman and chairman of American Legion Auxiliary Unit 69s fashion show is shown with Reggie Lemmen on keyboard. This years theme was Mardi Gras. There were 120 women who attended. Lemmen along with Patsy Howard, Tommy Love and Terry Gallagher provided musical entertainment. A Lucy skit was performed by Jan Telling. The proceeds of this event will go to the Children and Youth Josh Puppy Program. Several officers from District 8 attended including District 8 President Terry Maganello and Dennis Bolen, National Chairman, Children and Youth. Fashion Show has Mardi Gras theme Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Lynda Paul,executive director of Heartland Horses and Handicapped,Inc.,gave ani nformative speech to the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club on Feb. 14 about the group. The Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club donated$ 100 to Heartland Horses, and Beef OBradys of Lake Placid matched the clubs donation. The donation was made possible by funds raised from the WorldF amous Wild Game Dinner. Heartland Horses and H andicapped Inc. is a nonprofit tax exempt organization that was founded in1 998 on the vision and aspirations of Sandy Kuhn. This v olunteer-driven program puts riders and horses together in a unique mixture of physical interaction, exercise,education and fun.T hey were founded on the belief that experiencing and r iding horses in a safe yet challenging environment can significantly improvet he lives of individuals who are physically,emotionally o r developmentally challenged. Heartland Horses helps improve motor skills, p osture,balance,coordination and strength. They help stretch tight muscles and expand minds by grooming, stroking and riding wonder-f ul horses. Paul mentioned that a lot o f people do not even know about them. All their services are free of charge. Thisi ncredible program receives no government funding or s ubsidies. They rely totally on volunteer help,special events and contributions. T hey do have fundraisers to raise money for the facilities. You can have birthday parties with horse/pony rides starting at $100.C heck out their website for updates and information on c urrent events at www.heartlandhorses.org. They are right beside Arc onC ollege Drive in Avon Park. For more information on H eartland Horse call 4520006. C ourtesy photo Lynda Paul, Heartland Horses, accepts a check from Donald Elliot, past president of Lake Placid Noon Rotary. Heartland Horses helps improve motor skills and strength Knights of Columbus donate money for women in crisis pregnancies C ourtesy photo T ed Brown (leftman, and Jim Dannels, G rand Knight, Lake Placid Knights of Columbus, present a check to Mandy Fugate, ChoicesPCC Lake Placid director. SMITEPOEMBATJUST AUDENENVYGABEINTEL GREENGREENGRASSOFHOME K ATIELANAOTTAMPS HUNGRYHUNGRYHIPPOS C SISTEINSDEBESP RINGENOEPABROILER EXTRAEXTRALARGEEAVE STROLLOWLELLERBEE SHOUTPIESBOOEDSNL THEWILDWILDWEST SOBEARNSODIEERUPT THEMATICREGSLICER ANNASHORTSHORTSTORY GOTLOSTHEHBOAENDS LOOGINSHEESHNUT OFFOFFBROADWAYSHOW BAUMIIILIENETHOS ITSAMADMADMADMADWORLD THEREELMOREAPASCII ASSTNYCSLOPREAMS CROSSWORDSOLUTION Courtesy photo Last month, the Womans Club of Sebring, Inc. offered antique appraisals at the clubh ouse. Jim and Jody Dow, of The Furniture Doctor, examined and determined the v alue of prized possessions.One fascinating item was a music box, dated 1896 and valu ed at several thousand dollars by Jim Dow.Another item of interest was a cast iron miniature rocking chair from 1889, small enough to fit in the palm of a hand. The club plans to schedule the event again next year. Appraising treasures Courtesy photo Finalists in Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers Red Hot Mama contest held Feb. 16 are Betty Kinch (from left), Dee Jellots, Joanne Croniser, Dolores Bristol, Pat Mancuso, Gracie Shea, Bonnie Thompson and Barbara High. Red Hot Mama finalists Courtesy photo Betty and Mark Kinch enjoy a dance at the Red Hot Ballroom dance, sponsored by the Lake Placid Ballroom Dancers. Betty was the winner of the Red Hot Mamas. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN
C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING The GFWC W omans Club of Sebring welcomed guest speaker David Wrede,from Wredes Wildlife Rehabilitation Center,at the Feb. 11 meet-i ng. He gave an informative and witty talk about 27 years of wildlife rescue,a passion that he and his wife share. Their goal is alwayst o return the animal to its natural habitat. Everyone enjoyed seeing a beautiful male Kestrel, one of the many birds receiving his care. Membersw ere cautioned not to attempt to aid an injured w ild creature,but to call the center for assistance. Wrede emphasized the c enter is not a zoo,but individual visitors or groups a re invited to visit the center by appointment. The center is operated exclusively on donations,and the club was happy to make a sizabled onation to the cause. This meeting was hosted b y the Community Service Conservation Program,led by chairman Sissel Hopper. The emphasis of this pro-g ram is to support the protection of endangered species and habitat and to encourage recycling. President Phyllis S ummers welcomed members and guests,and Marion Hibbard led the Pledge of Allegiance. A group rendition of God Bless Americaw as directed by Rusty Sherman. Trish Broksch, chaplain,led an inspirational devotion and blessing. A wonderful variety of food and desserts was enjoyed bya ll at a potluck luncheon and the business meeting foll owed. The club was also pleased to present a check to DonA pplequist,Dean of Resource Development at S outh Florida State College. The scholarship program for women returning to school has been supported by the Womans Club of Sebringf or many years. Mary Foy of Heartland F ood Reservoir Inc. made an appearance and thanked the group for their support. She explained the process byw hich the reservoir supports the many local food pantries and welcomed continued contributions. Margie Bynum,chairman o f the Membership Committee,was happy to introduce new members Terry Comeau,Bernetta Daino and Diane Marner.F or more information on the club or membership,call Bynum at 382-6007. U pcoming events are the Dessert Card Party on Thursday,Feb. 21 and the Spring Flea Market on March 1 and 2. Donationsf or the flea market can be dropped off at the clubhouse on Monday,Feb. 25. Sponsor for the month was Hickory Hill Nursery andL andscaping. Page 8BNews-SunWednesday, February 20, 2013www.newssun.com D UMMY 2012; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black; idol 2013; 00027646 ***HIGHLANDS COUNTY CONCERT BA; 3.639"; 7 "; Black; 02/17/13, 02/20/13; 00027651 CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS Courtesy photo Judith Ebbers I Love Barns quilt was The Viewers C hoice winner at the recent show hosted by the Highlands County Quilt Guild. Best in Show went to Betteanne N icholas Garden of Roses. Kitty Lewis, a resident of Ohio who winters in Okeechobee, was the Opportunity quilt winn er. The show was held Feb. 1-2 at the convention center a t Firemens Field. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands County Quilt G uild presented Sebring with a first-class show Feb. 1-2. The Opportunity quilt winner was Kitty Lewis from Ohio and winters in Okeechobee. B est in Show was Garden of Rosescreated by Betteanne Nicholas. It is hand appliqu and hand quilted with all red roses on aw hite background. It is a stunning quilt that took three y ears to complete. The Viewers Choice,I Love Barns,was created by J udith Ebbert. The Quilt Guild is now 20 years old. The spaces great lighting and acoustics of this building was perfect for thisv enue. Sebring supported the Guild with a good turn out for this once-every-twoyears event. Lots of out-of-t owners were also here to enjoy the city. Lewis, Nicholas and Ebbert are winners at quilt show Wrede talks about wildlife with Womans Club Courtesy photo Sissel Hopper (leftman of the Community Service Conservation Program, introduces David Wrede of Wredes Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, along with Phyllis Summers, president of the Womans Club of Sebring, Inc.
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, February 20, 2013Page 9B FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 00027358 DIVERSIONS I HE ARDYO UTH EFI RSTTI MEB y PATRICK BERRY ACROSS 1Wallop 6 Gray piece 1 0 Cricket club 1 3 Fair-minded 17 Funeral Blues writer 18 Pity is for the living, ___ is for the deadTwain 19 Kaplan of Welcome Back, Kotter 20 Info from a debriefing 22 Somewhat redund ant 1965 country song? 2 6 Journalist Couric 2 7___ Lang, Superbos love 28 1951 C ooperstown inductee 29 Increases, with 3 0 Somewhat redund ant Milton Bradley g ame? 35 Show featuring the L.V.P.D. 38 Oktoberfest collectibles 3 9 Cotillion attendee 40 Power in sci-fi 41 Kneelers offering 43 Ambient musician B rian 44 Org.that fines polluters 45 Chicken bred for its meat 49 Somewhat redund ant size? 54 Roof projection 55 Constitutional 56 Bedtime preyer? 57 Nick Newshost L inda 60 Song featured in Animal House 61 Bakery array 62 Reacted to a bad c all 63 Mr.Bill appeared on it:Abbr. 64 Somewhat redundant 1960s spy s eries? 69 Sound of heartbreak 72 Picks up 73 Cartoon beagle 7 4 Hit the roof 78 Like some passages in a symphony 80 Elton John nickname 81 Deli appliance 82 ONeills ___ Christie 83 Somewhat redundant literary genre? 88 Scrammed 91 Brief laugh 9 2 Flamboyant stole 93 Machiavellian concerns 94 John of Salisbury 95 Pink lady ingredi-e nt 96 The things I put up with!9 9 Buff 1 00 Somewhat redundant theater production? 106 Glindas creator 1 07 Clock face number 108 Repo justification 1 09 Core philosophy 112 Extremely redun-d ant 1963 caper film? 1 18 a-da! 119 Patron saint ofs ailors 120 Cut and collect 121 128-character set 122 Job title abbr. 123 Cooper Unionsl ocation, briefly 124 Haute cuisine its not 1 25 Chews (out DOWN 1 Not look perky, say 2 Visibility reducer 3 Skull session result 4 Comb row 5 Ancient Roman author Quintus ___ 6 In accordance with 7 Goalies jersey n umber, often 8 A Waugh 9 Human speech mimickers 10 Shearing sheds ound 1 1 Swallow, as costs 1 2 Clearly low on patience 13 Peter Pan rival 14 Not as content 15 Percussive dance troupe 16 Musicians rate1 9 Will Geers role on The Waltons 21 Minus 23 Refined 24 Animal whose head doesnt make a sound? 25 Common check b ox on surveys 31 MTVs earliest viewers, mostly 32 & 33 Plastics hields and such 34 Equal:Prefix 35 Tangy salad leaves 36 Amendment guaranteeing a speedyt rial 37 Part of the front matter 42 Mosaicists supply 44 South Dakota AirF orce base 4 5 Not on deck, maybe 46 R&D sites 47 Unchanging4 8 Walk while dizzy 50 Wimbledon champ Gibson 51 Shakes up 52 Very impressed 53 Crystal Cave is o ne 58 Common middle name 59 E Day debuts 61 Emergency 6 2 Captain who says Well, gentlemen, between ourselves and home are 27,000s ea miles 6 5 Fill up on 66 Perfume sampling spot 67 Roman calendar day6 8 Overused 69 One way to go to a party 70 What a calamity! 71 Inclination 75 Big East sch.7 6 Proustla R echerche du Temps ___ 77 Sweet meet? 79 Nabisco treats sold only seasonally8 1 Hidden 84 Athenss home 85 1950s TV star Duncan 86 Do as expected 8 7 Old World deer 89 Body blow reaction9 0 World capital situa ted in what was once a ncient Thrace 95 How bad news is often received9 6 Attests 9 7 Music for the Royal Fireworks composer 98 Open conflict 100 End note? 101 Nickname ofj azzs Earl Hines 102 Joins 103 Chenes follower 104 Slow on the uptake 105 ___ Body?(first Lord Peter Wimsey novel) 110 Marine threat 111 Skinny1 13 Satisfied 114 Breaking Bad network 115 Great Leap Forward overseer1 16 BlackBerry buy 1 17 Slam 12345678910111213141516 1718192021 22232425 26272829 3031323334 353637383940 4142434445464748 495051525354 5556575859 60616263 6 465666768 6 97071727374757677 78798081 828384858687 8 88990919293 949596979899 100101102103104105 106107108109110111 112113114115116117 118119120121 122123124125 Solution on page 7B I have to tell you,I get a bunch of the same questions every dayabout what to buy in the grocery store. 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Dear Abby:M y boyfriend, Doug (24 and I( 22) have been ina longdistance relationship for a year,but we were friendsf or a couple of years before that. I had never had a serious relationship before and lacked experience. Doug has not onlyb een in two other longterm relationships,but has h ad sex with more than 15 women. One of them is an amateur porn actress. I knew about this,but it didnt bother me untilr ecently. Doug had a party, and while he was drunk he t old one of his buddies in front of me that he should watch a certainp orn film starring his exgirlfriend. It made me feel a wkward. The next day he apologized. Of course,having l earned her name,I couldt help myself from searching for her on the I nternet. Now I cant stop comparing myself to her, a nd I feel intimidated and frustrated. I have been struggling with how to get over it. Doug has told me manyt imes that he loves me and I believe him. But those stupid,drunken comments really knocked me down. How do I get over my boyfriends past? Eclipsed By a StarinN ew York Dear Eclipsed: A giant s tep in the right direction would be to quit comparing yourself to a porn actress. In his addled condition, your immature boyfriendc ouldnt resist bragging to his buddies because he thought it would impress them with his prowess. If he had serious feelingsa bout her,he would still be with her,not in a relationship with you. That said,it would be in your best interest to find out if this woman really was a girlfriendor one of his one-night stands. If he is in a long-distance relationship with you and tends to be promiscuous, you should be more concerned about his judgment than how to get over his past. Dear Abby: We have always purchased rather than leased our cars. One of them has 225,000 mileso n the odometer and is running well. I have two friends who lease expensive foreign cars. Keeping the mileage down on their cars is important to them,e specially when it comes time to return them at the e nd of the lease. Because of this,I find myself driving more oftent han I should. One friend attends a weekly meeting w ith me,and were supposed to take turns driving each other every other week. But somehow I end up at the wheel more often.I d hate to start writing down our outings,but Im b eginning to feel used. While I respect their decision to lease expensiven ew cars,it is not my responsibility to keep their e xpenses down. Both of these women are in a better financial position than Ia m,although we are all comfortable. Any ideas about how to a pproach this without seeming petty? It has been g oing on for a long while and is starting to bother me. Driven Too Far in Long Beach,Calif. Dear Driven Too Far: If y ou feel that you are being taken advantage of,then you probably are. 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The building that houses the park didnt pass a city electrical inspection and had to be re-wired, and only a handful of children are able to skate at a time because of a shortage of staffing. Many days,the Trukstop skate park named after the rappers skateboarding-inspired Trukfit clothing line hasnt been open at all. e really put the cart before the horse on this project,and right now were at a crossroads, said Ward Mack McLendon,who manages the facility. By GEIR MOULSON Associated PressBERLIN A Romanian drama that centers on a womans effort to cover up her sons responsibility for an accident in which a boy is fatally injured won the Berlin film festivals top Golden Bear award on Saturday. Childs Pose,directed by Calin Peter Netzer,emerged as the winner from a field of 19 films that included a strong eastern European contingent this year the 63rd edition of the event,the first of the years major European film festivals. Netzer said he was a little bit speechlessat the award. The tale of corruption and guilt depicts the efforts of an upperclass mother,played by Luminita Gheorghiu,to bribe witnesses to give false statements and keep her son the driver,who was speeding at the time of the accident out of prison. This is about a ... pathological relationship between mother and son,he told reporters later. The rest is really just a backdrop, Netzer told reporters,stressing that it is a very universal story and that corruption is not something which is only taking place in Romania. A runner-up Silver Bear went to An Episode In the Life of an Iron Picker,in which a Bosnian Roma, or gypsy,couple re-enact their own struggle to get treatment after their baby died in the womb. The movie was made on a tiny budget. Romanian movie Childs Pose wins at Berlin fest Lil Waynes New Orleans skate park hits more snags
C M Y K LIVING 10B SE CTION News-Sun Wednesday, February 20, 2013 Hope everyone had a nice Valentines Day. I enjoyed an ice cut of beef topped with broiled Blue Cheese at a hip l ittle restaurant in Avon Park. This week Im at Lake Shore Medical Center in Lake City,o ffering support to the Morrison team up here with the r oll out of the Great Living Menu. This hospital is 100 years old and I have to wonder how much focus was on diets back when this place opened.A ctually,I wonder how and what kinds of food was served t o the patients then. I wonder if everyone ate the same things and how much emphasis wasp ut on the control of food borne illnesses. I n our kitchens we go to every length possible to prevent possibilities of food borne illn ess. We wash all our fresh vegetables in a sanitizing solution created for fruits and vegetables. We take the temperature of all proteins upon arrivalf rom our purveyors and keep a log of it. In the event of a protein arriving and it does not reach a safe temperature of 41 degrees or lower,it is refused. A t home we need to be aware and careful of spreading g erms and pathogens around our homes. Believe it or not,t he three things in our homes that have a very possibility of spreading germs are our remotes,our keyboard and our cell phones. T his week I have a cool take on salsa with one health twist to it. It has apples and mango in it with a little spice. I have also included the recipe forh omemade baked corn chips to go with it. Cheers,Chef 1/4 cup vinegar,rice,seasoned 1/2 cup oil,vegetable 1 tsp base,vegetable 3 cup mango,fresh,peeled, diced 8 ounce apples,baking, fresh,peeled,cored,diced,1/4inch 1/3 cup onions,red,fresh, diced 1/2 cup peppers,bell,red, fresh,diced,fine 1 tbsp peppers,chili, jalapeno,fresh,diced Preparation Method 1. In a bowl,combine rice vinegar,vegetable oil,and sauteed vegetable base using a fine wire whip until well blended. 2. Add mangoes,apples,red onions,red peppers and jalapeno peppers. Gently fold until well blended. Serve chilled. 2 tsp oil,canola 1 tsp salt,kosher 8 each tortilla,corn,6-inch Preparation Method 1. Refer to HACCP Plan Form HFS 001:Prepared Hot For Hot Service. Pre-heat the oven to 400F. Spray a baking sheet with pan spray. 2. Using a pastry brush,dab tortillas with oil,or drizzle 1/4 teaspoon oil on each tortilla and spread with the back of a spoon. Stack tortillas and cut into sixths. Arrange on a baking sheet and sprinkle lightly with salt. 3. Bake for about 7 minutes or until crisp. Portion size:1 oz. Hold hot for hot service Safe cooking Chefs Corner T im Spain Breakfast Sausage Skillet with Sauted Tomatoes and BasilServings:3 to 4 Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:25 minutes 2medium red skinned potatoes, (about 3/4 pound into thin wedges 1small onion,sliced 1teaspoon rosemary, dried or fresh 2tablespoons olive oil 112-ounce package Johnsonville Original Recipe Breakfast Sausage,divided 1/2pint grape tomatoes, (about 1 cup) 1/3cup shredded Gouda cheese 2 to 4large eggs,poached, fried or scrambled 1/4cup slivered fresh basil leaves Salt and pepper to taste In bowl,combine potato wedges, onion slices,rosemary and olive oil. Toss together. In large skillet over medium heat,add potato mixture and cook for 5 minutes. Add half the sausages to pan and continue cooking another 10 to 12 minutes,turning occasionally to evenly brown ingredients. Add tomatoes,stir to combine and heat through allowing the tomatoes to brown slightly and burst,about 3 minutes. Remove from heat and sprinkle with shredded Gouda cheese, and top with eggs and a sprinkling of fresh basil. Ol Tortilla CupsServings:12 Prep Time:30 minutes Bake Time:18 minutes 112-ounce package Johnsonville Hot & Spicy or Original Recipe Breakfast Sausage 9flour tortillas (6 inchesat room temperature (thicker,home-style tortillas work best) 2 cups (8 ouncesedded Mexican blend c heese 6eggs 1/2cup milk 1/4cup finely chopped red bell pepper 1 /4cup chopped cilantro 1/8teaspoon salt 1/8teaspoon pepper S alsa Preheat oven to 350F. Cook sausage according to package directions; cut into small pieces and set aside. C oat muffin pan and both sides of tortillas with cooking spray. Cut tortillas into quarters. Arrange three tortilla pieces in each muffin cup,overlapping to fit. P ress tortillas gently and firmly into muffin pan. (Tortillas should stick up higher than muffin cup sides.) Arrange half of the cheese in tortilla-lined muffin cups. Top with sausage and the remaining cheese. In a bowl,combine the eggs,milk,bell pepper, cilantro,salt and pepper. Carefully pour into cups. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until eggs are set. Serve with salsa if desired. Breakfast dishes for any springtime celebrationF AMILY FEATURESWhether youre celebrating a special occasion or just want to make breakfast more spec ial,gather friends and family around the t able to make some new memories together. These recipes are full of flavor and, best of all,easy to make,so you have more time to spend enjoying a delicious meal with the people you love.-Ol Tortilla Cups Zesty bites made with Johnsonville Hot & Spicy Breakf ast Sausage Links can be prepped ahead of time and baked when youre ready.-Cornbread with Spicy Sausage and Red Peppers A colorful side that pairs great with a tasty skillet dish.-Breakfast Sausage Skillet with Sauted Tomatoes and Basil Have all the ingredients prepped and ready to g o to make cooking this restaurantstyle breakfast skillet really easy.-C rustless Mini Quiches Make these bite-sized beauties ahead of time and serve at room temperature. F or more delicious reasons to rise and dine,visit www.johnsonville.com.Cornbread with Spicy Sausage and Red PeppersS ervings:8 Prep Time:25 minutes Bake Time:20 minutes 112-ounce package Johnsonville H ot & Spicy or Original Recipe Breakfast Sausage 1cup yellow cornmeal 3/4cup all-purpose flour 2tablespoons sugar 1tablespoon baking powder 1/2teaspoon salt 2eggs 1 cup milk 1/4cup butter,melted 3/4cup chopped red bell pepper 1/2cup shredded cheddar cheese P reheat oven to 425F. R emove sausage links from casings. ( Slice casing with knife and peel to remove.) In skillet,cook and crumble sausage until no longer pink; drain and set aside. In bowl,combine cornmeal,flour, sugar,baking powder and salt. In another bowl,combine eggs,milk and butter; stir into dry ingredients just until moistened. Fold in sausage,red bell pepper and cheese. Pour into a greased 8-inch square baking pan. Bake for 18 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Serve warm.Crustless Mini QuichesYield:7 servings (3 quiches each Prep Time:10 minutes Cook Time:10 minutes Nonstick oven spray 1sleeve whole wheat crackers, crushed 1/2cup Parmesan cheese 1package Johnsonville Original Recipe Breakfast Sausage 1package frozen broccoli florets, thawed,drained 1cup frozen corn 8ounces reduced fat cheddar cheese 32ounces liquid egg whites Kosher salt and fresh pepper,to taste Preheat oven to 350F. Generously spray 21 mini muffin cups with cooking spray. Set aside. In small bowl,mix crushed crackers and Parmesan. Distribute evenly between muffin cups. Cook sausage according to package instructions. Cut into 1/2-inch pieces. Evenly distribute sausage into muffin cups. Chop broccoli into small pieces. Microwave for 1 minute on high; drain well. Spoon broccoli evenly into muffin cups. Top evenly with corn and cheddar cheese. Pour egg whites over each of the muffin cups. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes,or until mini quiches are set. Let rest for 2 minutes prior to unmolding.