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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING When Richard Beeler was 28 years old he broke his neck. He wont say what exactly happened beyond,I was pretty frisky back then. The injury left him a quadriplegic that is,his spinal cord injury affected all four of his limbs. He cannot move his legs or turn his head. His hands dont close and he can only raise his arms a couple of inches. Now 70,he has spent the 42 years since the accident confined to his wheelchair. This does not mean,however, his life has been confined. In fact,he is fulfilled,content and makes a difference in this world. Odd to hear,but in many ways Beeler is grateful. ery few quads live to be 70, he said and smiled,adding, take no blood pressure medicine. Eighty percent is your outlook.Faith has a lot to do with it. I believe prayer makes a big difference. Talking to the Man upstairs. He cant fix problems,but Hell show you how to work your way through them. Ive been much worse,but brought myself back. Beeler,who was in the auto body business before breaking his neck,survived childhood polio and its paralysis to play football in high school. Beeler smiled,saying after polio and the accident he became positive God meant him to live life in a wheelchair. ve had such a feeling it was meant to happen. That this was Gods calling for me. For myself, its been a good life. In 1990,his life took a dramatic turn Congress passed the American Disabilities Act. Beeler became active,first as a volunteer,later as executive director of the Center for Independent Living in Fort Myers. The center is a place for those with spinal injuries to gather for seminars in the latest advances,therapy,talking one-on-one with doctors,and connecting with the network of social services. Because of the Disabilities Act, Beeler became a powerful and creative advocate in the movement to raise awareness and insure public access for the handicapped. For example,Beeler talked the Cape Coral mayor to have city hall staff work one day exclusively in manual wheelchairs Beeler providing the chairs. That day helped raise awareness,and Cape Coral is now highly handicapped accessible and a model to other communities. You NEWS-SUN Highlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, March 8-9, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 29 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 75 49C omplete Forecast PAGE A12 Mostly sunny and pleasant F orecast Question: Is an electronic sign appropriate for Centennial Park? Next question: Do you ever park for just a second in a handicapped parking spot? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Erie Mae Bent of Avon Park Keith Hall Age 55, LaBelle Charlie Hankerson Age 77, of Sebring Obituaries, Page A5 Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 26.3% No 73.7% T otal votes: 57 ClassifiedsA8 Community BriefsA5 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA4 Film ReviewB11 Healthy LivingB5 Kevins KommentsB10 Lottery NumbersA2 Movie TimesB11 ReligionB8 SodukoB11 Sports On TVB2 Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun andSpring forwardSet your clocks f orward one hour Sunday morningCrush onB lue Streaks take o n Kathleen SPORTS, B1Master suiteA dding technology to t he bedroom LIVING, B12 WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, goal front strip; 00027943 By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING Following the election season,Dr. Cary Pigman has been b usy getting himself aquatinted with the legislative business over the past few months. Splitting his time between Tallahassee and Highlands County has become a regular task fort he 55th District Representative but come this summer that six-hour drive will be on hold for a while. Pigman will spend his summer months in another sunny,warm regiono f the world when he heads out for his third deployment since joining the Army Reserves in 2010. About three weeks ago they (Army they needed me, Pigman explained. There like your wife. When they call you asking for your help,the answer is always yes. Though Pigman is becoming more comfortable in his legislative role in Tallahassee,the physician is more than comfortable in his medical role,even with the duties he is sometimes ordered to fulfill. The upcoming deployment to Kuwait isnt something Pigman was expecting,but he always remains prepared for these types of happenings. They like ER doctors. We come, we get plugged in with a unit and we work. Its a little bit different than a traditional hospital job. There is a lot more trauma. The patients are younger but it is still the same work. I wont say that it is an easy job,but its the same job. Different uniform,Pigman said. The Army wanted Pigman to ship out as soon as possible,but Pigman had to explain his situation here in Florida with the Army regarding his newly earned legislative duties. B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING It comes without fail that each year just as the days g et a little warmer and the first days of spring approaches,the city of Sebring prepares for thes ights and sounds of its biggest event the Mobil 1 12 Hours of S ebring Fueled by Fresh from Florida. Just one week away,the city is putting its finishing touches on the many things needed to make itt hrough the busiest week of the year. Restaurants prep newbies on t he upcoming huge swarms of people,hotels get the extra towels ready and the SheriffsD epartment gets ready for extra patrol hours. T hough each of these entities play a big part of the Race Week puzzle,it is the fans that are the heartbeat of the whole operation. T he quiet before the storm is one way to describe the staging a rea of the Raceway this week as just more than two dozen RV and motor homes patiently wait fort he go-ahead to enter the Raceway grounds. E ach year,fans from across the state and the country travel to Highlands County looking for good times. This year is no different; a core group of fans makingt heir 34th appearance at the races were one of the only groups out a nd about in the cool morning Thursday. ve been coming here since h igh school. 1977 was our first year,Alan Ebersole said. E bersole and his three buddies Wheeling through life News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS W ith a warm smile and a positive disposition, Richard Beeler is an advocate for people with disabilities. B eeler was injured as a young adult and has been confined to a wheelchair for more than 40 years. Beeler breaks ground for others See DRIVERS,page A3 Pigman summoned for third deployment in May Pigman See UP,page A3 City, fans gear up for 61st annual Race Week News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Mike Rhinehart rolls out Michelin racing tires Thursday morning to be used duri ng the upcoming 12 Hours of Sebring event. Michelin is the official tire of the S ebring International Raceway. S ee BUSY,page A3

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C M Y K I was filled with pride during my entire phone conversation with Cpl. Kyle Carpenter. As an American citizen,it makes me enormously thankful that this 23-y ear-old Marine,who is being considered for the M edal of Honor,is willing to sacrifice so much for others. Few have the courage to do what fellow Marines saidC pl. Carpenter did on Nov. 21,2010,in Marjah, Afghanistan. When a grenade landed on the roof of a compound he was help-i ng fortify,squad members said he dove on top of the explosive device to shield a fellow Marine. The grenade went off, and I woke up a month later,Carpenter told The Unknown Soldiers. The next thing I really remember is seeing Christmas stockings on the wall. Carpenter said he has no recollection of jumping on top of the grenade. But the Gilbert,S.C.,Marine does recall the harrowing events leading up to the day he lost his right eye. Just imagine what its like walking through mud and it being hard to lift your feet out,even if you dont have anything on your back, Carpenter said. On most of my patrols,I would carry 800 rounds on my back a lot of weight and the weather is well over 100 degrees. Carpenter is not seeking accolades or sympathy. He wants Americans to understand what thousands of U.S. troops still stationed in Afghanistan often go through. I didnt have a shower for three months,he said. On Nov. 20,Carpenter and his 2nd Battalion,9th Marine Regiment brothers in arms knew a confrontation with the Taliban was at hand. Carpenters squad was ordered to transform a local home into an American compound,deep in the heart of a terrorist stronghold. It wasnt a matter of I wonder if were going to get at shot at today? Carpenter said. It was a matter of when was it going to start? After trudging through a canal full of mud and sewage,carrying their weapons above their heads while sinking into the sludge beneath their feet,the Marines started building the makeshift U.S. base. As we were digging,we heard an extremely loud explosion,the Medal of Honor nominee said. I turned around and another loud explosion went off in the same area. Carpenter was shocked when he realized Taliban fighters were lobbing grenades,which were not the enemys weapons of choice. e had never seen or heard grenades throughout our entire deployment, Carpenter said. Needless to say,we were in disbelief. Carpenter said at least two Marines were injured in the attack,which included enemy sniper fire. Once night fell,however,they resumed digging and stacki ng sandbags before a Taliban rocket tore into the roof,which partially collapsed. That was pretty much the e nd of Nov. 20,Carpenter said. After grabbing a few hours of sleep,the young Marine awoke to a familiar sound. Like many mornings in Afghanistan,our alarm clock was AK-47 small arms fire,he said. Carpenter and a fellow Marine were repairing the damaged roof when the fateful grenade landed nearby. Both young men were badly injured in the blast,which squad members said would have been deadly if it werent for Carpenters heroism. Everything is a blur because of the medication, he said. It really was abouta year before I started to have fluid memories. As a Walter Reed patient in Bethesda,Md.,Carpenter is still adjusting to missing an eye,wearing artificial teeth,and enduring countless surgeries to repair his jaw. His ears ring constantly,and nerve damage in his arms makes it difficult to button his shirt. But instead of wallowing in pain,Carpenter uses his story to inspire others. The best thing thats come out of it is the impact ve had on other people,he said. If Cpl. Kyle Carpenter is ultimately awarded the nations highest military honor by President Barack Obama,the young Marine plans to use an increased platform to motivate veterans and fellow wounded warriors. I will never stop helping people that need to be helped or trying to make a positive impact on peoples lives,Carpenter said. I f this volunteer warriors words dont leave you cons umed with pride,I dont know what will. To find out more about Tom S ileo, or to read features by other Creators Syndicate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate website atw ww.creators.com. Page A2News-SunFriday, March 8, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 00026403 March 6 31239444651x:5Next jackpot $7 millionMarch 2 71015171938x:2 Feb. 27 152834404850x:2 March 6 1626273435 March 5 1624333536 March 4 1418203035 March 3 613142427 March 6 (n 6680 March 6 (d 3393 March 5 (n 1996 March 5 (d 6333 March 6 (n 825 March 6 (d 778 March 5 (n 195 March 5 (d 807 March 5 118283619 March 1 172225339 Feb. 26 712223510 Feb. 22 232434422 March 6 610234145 PB: 1Next jackpot $150 millionMarch 2 38134156 PB: 16 Feb. 27 314203448 PB: 21 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comVENUS A wildfire across from the old posto ffice was called in at about 2 p.m. Tuesday. Melissa Yunas,wildfire mitigation specialist with the Florida Forest Service,saidt he fire grew from 50 acres to about 80 acres in an hour and a half,ultimately affecting 325 acres of palmetto and pine. It was contained by6 :30 p.m. No people were affected by the fire,and although oneu noccupied house was threatened,firefighters saved it. The challenges,Yunas s aid,included the wind and the dryness of the vegetation. This is an area that typically holds water,but is dried up. Dry ponds still haves quishy bottoms. The heavy dozers could n ot cross the unstable surfaces and firefighters had to work around them. Thirty-six loads of water, each delivering 360 gallons for a total of almost 13,000 gallons of water w ere dropped on the fire. By the time it was 100 percent contained,five dozers,t wo engines,one fixed wing aircraft and one Super Huey h elicopter were on the scene. Yunas warns that containment does not mean the fire i s controlled or extinguished. State Wildland Firefighters began the mopup on Tuesday night and Wednesday,Yunas said. That involves using enginest o wet down hot spots or burning trees,and making wider control lines. Concerns for the site persist. High winds could easi-l y rekindle the fire,Yunas said. The wind could move hot ash into unburned dry fuel. The investigation into the o rigin of the blaze has only begun. Those answers will take more time to find. I n the meantime,the Florida Forest Service wants homeowners and campers tor emember that spring is one of the most dangerous times o f the year when it comes to the threat of wildfires. Between the dry winter s eason,cold temperatures and high winds,natural veget ation is tinder waiting to combust. This is why homeowners are strongly urged to keep trees and shrubs well irrigat-e d within 30 feet of the house. It is safer to keep the w oods and underbrush 30 feet from all buildings. Maintaining the yard; raki ng dead leaves; pruning back dead wood; keeping gutters; p atios or decks debris free; keeping boats,propane tanks or wood piles away from b uildings adds greatly to safety. So does keeping a t hreeto five-foot space around all buildings fuel free, n othing that can allow fire to reach the building. The house roof is the most v ulnerable spot for firebrands that blow in and collect. F irefighters advise homeowners to invest in large numbers and letters to clearlym ark their address for a quicker response. Yunas reminds drivers that w here there is fire,there is u ltimately smoke,whether from a wildfire or prescribed b urn. Visibility on roadways is seriously impaired. Slow down and turn on your lowb eam lights. If the smoke becomes too thick to see p roperly,put on your hazard lights and pull well off the road. F inally,nine out of 10 wildfires are started by humans. Please be careful. 325 acre wildfire flares quickly Photo courtesy of Forest Area Supervisor Joe deBree Forest rangers Alton Padgett and Tony Currella mop up Tuesday evening after a 100-plus acre wildfire in Venus. They use water from an engine to extinguish a few hot spots. S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING Area young people ages 8-17 will have a chance to take to the skies on Saturday asE xperimental Aircraft Association (EAA 1240 hosts a Young Eagles Flight Rally and Pancake Breakfast at SebringR egional Airport. The rally is part of the EAA Young Eagles Program,created to interest young people in aviation.S ince the program was launched in 1992,Volunteer EAA pilots have flownm ore than 1.4 million young people who reside in more than 90 countries. Free airplane rides are just part of the Flight R ally,said John Rousch, spokesman for the event. e hope to build one-to-o ne relationships between pilots and young people, g iving a new generation a chance to learn more about the possibilities that exist in the world of aviation. Pilots at the event will a lso explain more about their airplanes allowing y oung people to discover how airplanes work and how pilots ensure safety ist he prime concern before every flight. F ollowing the flight, each young person,will receive a certificate making t hem an official Young Eagle. Their name will then be entered into the Worlds Largest Logbook,which is on permanent display at theE AA Air Adventure M useum in Oshkosh,Wis. The logbook is also accessible on the Web at w ww.youngeagles.org. Other activities schedu led for the Flight Rally include a pancake breakfast where funds go to youtha viation education and guided tours of aircraft and how activities at an airporta re conducted. Along with flight rallie s, E AA members also fly Young Eagles on an individual basis. Each pilot volu nteers their time and aircraft so the flights can be provided free of charge for i nterested young people. Those attending the f light rally are asked to c ome to the Sebring R egional Airport and follow the signs to T-hanger 7 5. Young Eagle registration starting at 7:30 a.m. tor egister for their flight. Flights will begin at 8 a.m. w ith registration closing at 11 a.m. Young Eagles must have a parent or legal guardian sign the registration form to be able to fly.I f time and space allows, p arents of the Young Eagle youth will be able to take an orientation flight with an E AA pilot. Additional information about EAA and the EAA Y oung Eagles program is a vailable on the Internet. A ccess to EAAs home page is available at www.eaa.org. The Young Eagles Web page is w ww.youngeagles.org Young Eagles Flight Rally set for Saturday Always be proud of what you accomplish Photo courtesy of the Lance Cpl. Daniel Wetzel U .S. Marine Cpl. Kyle C arpenter, 23, is being considered for the Medal of Honor.Squad members said Carpenter dove on top of a grenade on Nov. 21, 2010, in Marjah, Afghanistan, saving the life of a fellow Marine.Carpenter lost his right eye in the explosion. Corrections The telephone number to reach Marcia Davis,coordinator of the school districts student services,was incorrectly published inW ednesdays paper. To donate clothes for h omeless children call 4715641. The banquet held Saturday night that honoreds ome of Avon Parks greatest sports figures and supporters gave credit for the evening to the wrong organization. The Avon Park Champions Club honored Chet Brojek,Hoppy Rewis,Virgil Martin,J.C. Walker and Fred Jahna tot he groups Hall of Fame. The men join last years i naugural inductees Lucy Derkman,Joe Franza, Reginald GuyGarrett, Thomas Gordon,Ronnie Jackson and Bill Jarrett. T he News-Sun apologizes for these errors and appreciates the opportunity to set the record straight.

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C M Y K B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Though varied opinions were revealed regarding the issue of SolidW aste during the Sebring City Councils first monthly meeting Tuesday evening, the councils majority won the vote to reject bids citya dministrator had received from hopeful vendors. Prior to Tuesdays meeting,the Solid Waste Committee (which com-p osed of workers as well as members of the council) met to discuss the commer-c ial rates for city businesses. Council member Andrew F ells had already shown a distaste for the bids prior to b oth meetings and stated that the bids should not be taken. Council PresidentJ ohn Griffin was put off by Fellssuggestion and felt s omething needed to be done quickly to solve the problem. My opinion is that weve been doing better than wew ere 10 years ago. If were going to raise the rates for c ommercial,the private sector will make more money ... we tried that before andt he council rejected it, G riffin stated. Still,Fells felt that the citys 138 commercial accounts,if rates are raised, could provide additionalr evenue to the city. The issue,however,was not so much the idea of raising the rates for those accounts but what to doa bout the less than successful Request For Proposal procedure. I think there is some selective memory going onh ere,councilman John Clark said. Looking at the $1.6 million for capital pur-c hases just for trucks,I thought our RFP was really well done. We took a buncho f ideas from other communities and somehow we still s crewed it up. If we can,we should be a little more clear in our specifications thist ime. Griffin stood firmly on his o bjecting opinion. These guys are going to manipulate the numbers so they can make a profit. We are wasting our time; itsg oing to be another five or six months down the road ... T here going to charge our business accounts more money,but if youre OK w ith that then ...,Griffin said. During the Solid Waste Committee meeting,a recommendation was made tor escind the recommendation to award the contract to WCA Waste Corporation. The recommendation was also made to reject all theb ids that werent useful to the city. Councilmen Scott Stanley also agreed that more concise direction was neededd uring the bidding process. I would support bidding again with clearer direction.A t this point,we dont have the proper information though,Stanley said. F ells made a motion to reject,rescind and rebid for t he solid waste commercial rates and services following further research and analysiso f other communities and cities. Griffin also made n ote that the city procedures could still change when the county makes its next move with its solid waste and recycling plans. T he motion was passed 32 with council members J ohn Griffin and Bud Whitlock casting the dissenting votes. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 8, 2013Page A3 GLADES ELECTRIC; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; annual meeting main; 00027938 M ARTIAL ARTS (pp care rhr top only; 00027966 c an cross every street and get into every building, B eeler said. Beeler inspected public buildings for access under the Disabilities Act. He often found inaccessib le bathrooms,or doors with round knobs impossible to o pen. The situation has improved drastically since1 992 for people in wheelchairs,Beeler said. Sebring, h e added,is ahead of some larger cities. They make a real effort,despite the older b uildings. The Sebring Chamber of Commerce has bent over backwards for us,and the county made changes in then ew government building after it was built,he added. It took a lot of pushing to get things done,Beeler said. The biggest citiess tarted first. The point was to enable those compensati ng for disabilities to live on their own. B eeler sits absolutely still in his wheelchair,an automated unit operated with a lever. An observer notices only over time how unnatu-r al his stillness is. His face,however,is lively. He has a radiant smile, twinkling eyes,and scowls with the best of them. W hat drives him crazy,he said,are people who park in handicapped zones,blocking out the people many with heart problems,emphysema or wheelchair bound forw hom the spaces were intended. They take grandmas wheelchair (hanging signg o shopping,he said,his gaze fierce. The doctors are as much to blame,Beeler said. A doctors signature is neededt o get a handicapped hanging sign,They hand them out much too easily,he said, Beeler asked drivers to be more aware. Please dontb lock the door side of clearly marked wheelchair lift vans. There are times,he explained,when his driver is forced to crawl through the rear doors to the steeringw heel and back the van clear. H e also asks everyone to remember the number ofw ounded veterans coming home from combat,many of whom are dealing with handicaps,either temporarily or for the rest of their lives. It kills my heart to see these guys coming back from overseas. I know what they have to go through,ve dealt with it so long. The Lords calling me. I just talk to whoever I can talk to,Beeler said. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS R ichard Beeler uses headphones, a microphone and voice commands to work on his computer at his home in Sebring. Beeler has been paralyzed since he was 28 years old. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Richard Beeler checks his mail Tuesday at his home in Sebring. Drivers should be more aware Continued from page 1A They wanted me to come now. I explained to them what was going on with Tallahassee and they offered me the opportunity to come on May 10,Pigman said. The current legislative session in Tallahassee will end May 3. Pigman will have one week to prepare for his departure overseas where his contract states a minimum of 90 days service. Pigman should arrive back in Florida by the end of August. Deployment has become a bit of a routine for the seasoned doctor/veteran. Pigman finds no anxiety or worries about traveling to serve the country,but is always concerned about his wife, Darlene. Poor Darlene,shes the one who is going to be stressing. I just put on my boots and get on a plane and follow orders. She had just gotten used to the fact that Im up in Tallahassee for the week and home on weekends. She only planned on me being in and out a few months,now shes got to tack on another three or four months to that, Pigman said. Despite the obvious worries for his spouse,Pigman knows he is always up for the challenge. It is wonderfully invigorating,yet it is challenging to keep on top of things, Pigman said of his legislative duties. But I find it all very rewarding. Pigman will deploy to Kuwait on May 10. His offices and staff in Sebring, and the newly slated Okeechobee office,will continue to be open throughout his deployment to serve the legislative needs of the citizens of Floridas 55th district. Up for the challenge Continued from page 1A News-Sun file photo Dr. Cary Pigman says his wife, Darlene, will be the one to stress most during his deployment. Now used to his frequent trips between their home in Highlands County and Tallahassee, she will now have to adjust to his latest deployment to Kuwait. Back to square one after council rejects solid waste bids Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155

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C M Y K The name is RalphEditor: Im 47 years old and I was b orn with a learning disability. It is an intellectual disability that makes it difficult for me to learn. Over the years,people have made fun of me because of myd isability.When this happens,it often includes the use of the Rword. I am a slow learner and people in school and at work have toldm e that I need to be faster. I have problems with my reading. I dont like to hear the word mental retardation. It actuallyu psets me a little bit. As I get older,ve learned to blow it off but it still gets under my skin that people use the R-word. I have heard people make fun of severalo f my friends who have disabilities as well and it bothers me. I have worked in the maintenance department at South Florida State College for 23y ears; served as a volunteer firefighter at West Sebring Volunteer Fire Department for 21 years; served in leadership roles on many boards in our community including the Ridge Area Arc Board of Directors,Aktion Club and Special STARS; own my own home in Sebring; and pay my share of taxes in this state,so I deserve to be treated with respect like everyone else. That includes calling me by my real name, Ralph Meyers,and not referring to me as retarded. This year,The Arc of Florida is working to pass a law that would replace the words mental retardationwith intellectual disabilityin state laws. Thats what doctors call my disability. The Federal Government and 39 states have passed similar bills. Im supporting Senate Bill 142, the Intellectual Disabilities Bill, and hope others will too. Please help us end the R-word in Florida. Ralph Meyers Sebring BouquetsMany help with Mystery DinnerEditor: Our 18th annual Museum Mystery Dinner fundraiser was a huge success for the Childrens Museum of the Highlands. We would like to thank our co-sponsors:Jarrett Family Foundation and Alan Jay Automotive Network. A very special thank you needs to go to Charles and Francis Stuart of Highlands Jewelers for donating a gorgeous ring for our ring box game. We also need to thank the following businesses that donated items for our silent auction: Sebring International Raceway, D isney World Resorts,Initial Outfitters/ Rebekah Kogelshatz, Avon/Darlene Dunihue,Carmike Theaters,Jewel Kade/Chanea Turner,Florida Hospital,31 Gifts/Frannie Gillilan, McClelland Ranch and Groves, Autograph Store,Apple A Day, Chicanes Restaurant,Highlands Today,Starz Salons,Heartland National Bank,Alice Hansen,Spa at Hammock Falls,StephensonNelson Funeral Home,Sebring Florist,Papa Johns, Scentsy/Mandy Elliott,Prescott Lawn and Pest Control,Chem Dry,Mystic Dunes Golf Club, Sun N Lake Golf Club,Sleuths, Archer Art,Ridge Florist,Turner Furniture,Cowpokes,James Ward,Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Sebring Custom Tanning/ Dave Travers and Christie Spiegel,Los Vinos. Thank you also to the following board members that volunteer their time for the museum:Robert Brown,Jessica Hartline,Will Swaine,John Clark,Joyce McClelland,Becky Travers, Caroline Livingston,Craig Crowder,Kelly Dressel,Brenda Nelson,Meredith Lutz,and Pat Pella. Thank you to all of you that came,ate,laughed,and had fun at our mystery dinner. Because of you,the Childrens Museum of the Highlands can continue to grow and improve. Linda Crowder Museum DirectorRoyal Care much appreciatedEditor: The family of a recent patient at the Royal Care Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Avon Park has a positive experience. We want to express our appreciation and respect for all the personnel involved in her care. Their attitude and pleasant demeanor was more than outstanding since this was not her first nursing home stay. Nancy wanted you to be aware this facility is available in your area,in fact they are expanding the rehab center soon. Thanks again. We are forever grateful. Nancy Hotchkiss Family Avon ParkSMS helps YMCAEditor: The Highlands County Family YMCA would like to give a special thank you to Sebring Middle School for the use of their facilities for several Y events this past winter. The YMCAs youth basketball league as well as our recent Christian Concert took place there. The help and support of organizations and schools in Highlands County like Sebring Middle School allow us to continue impacting our local community. Highlands County Family YMCAMeinholtz a welcome addition to AdelinesEditor: I attended the Heart of Highlands Sweet Adelines show chorus a few weeks ago with four other ladies at the Union Millennium Church in Avon Park. All I can say is if you missed their performance of On The Road Again,you missed a great show. The girls have a new barber shop director. Her name is Betty Meinholtz,who comes from a long background of Barbershop exposure within her own family. She had served on the International Womens Barbershop faculty from 19681983. She now coaches the Heart of Highlands chorus. They all love her and she brings out the best of their harmonizing talents. The theme of the show,On The Road Again,had two huge TV screens that depicted all the states,and the girls sang a tribute to them all. The singing,the costumes and the performance was wonderful and the afternoon seemed to just fly by. When the girls did take their break,we enjoyed the quartet group known as Live Out Loud, which placed 15th in the Sweet Adelines International competition throughout the United States. They were outstanding and will be competing in Denver this year. If you see or hear that our Heart of Highlands Sweet Adeline Chorus is performing,you wont want to miss purchasing a ticket because our local group of women put on a great show. Barbara Kelleher Lake Placid The spot is perfect for a beautiful entrance into Sebring onL akeview Drive what is more welcoming than a park? Wre not as thrilled about the scrolling electronic sign advertising Sebring events that is proposed fort he park. Yes,there is an advantage in letting people know about what is ono ffer in the city. We understand the benefit of getting the word out. But why in Centennial Park? W hat does modern technology have to do in a place that celebrates the t owns beginning? Parks,we feel,should be places of calm,quiet and relaxation.L akeview Drive is a heavily walked street. The park is bound to become a favorite site to sit and rest for a moment. We just dont see an industrial style sign,buzzing with electricity, as anything but a distraction and inc onflict with the natural beauty. We also are not sure what good the sign will do. Typically,travelersd ont bother passing through the historical part of town. They stick to the highway. Wouldnt a scrolling sign out on U. S. 27 where the entrance monuments are getm ore attention and draw more of the curious? Another element that concerns us i s the potential traffic hazard it creates. Centennial Park is at the center o f an unusual merging of roads Lakeview headed south,Ridgewood D rive South,and Lakeview headed north,drivers have to take a left turn dog leg against traffic. Visitorsu nfamiliar with the citys circular layout will be following the direct ional signs. A scrolling sign will only be a distraction,when its not overlooked altogether. In any case,anything happening downtown will be evident to any-o ne on Lakeview Drive by the time they get to Centennial Park. One of the wonderful things about Sebring is how it is so different from other Florida towns. The Community Redevelopment Agency has worked,along with the Historical Preservation Commission,the city and many businesses to bring back the Historic Downtown. A good part of its attraction is the older world charm. Another asset is the new stores,art galleries and other businesses opening recently.We need to d raw shoppers every bit as much as we need to fill hotels. Yes,we have to figure out how to a ttract more visitors and guests. We should do that carefully,however, n ot settle for tacky gimmicks better suited to a furniture store or auto dealer. Use natural beauty to guide visit ors to the citys busiest park Sebring Circle. If we must have a downtown electronic sign,why not there? It doesnt fit historical Sebrings d esign and atmosphere? Our point exactly. Page A4N ews-SunF riday, March 8, 2013www.newssun.comTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS We love the idea of Centennial Park,and are excited to see it come to life. 2227 U.S. 27 South S ebring, FL 33870 N EWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONP ublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515editor@newssun.com D AN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com B USINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONE xt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION one who freq uently works from home,I believe Yahoos Marissa Mayer has seriouslye rred in removing that option for her staff. Ive kept a diary of my productivity,and Imf orwarding this rundown of a typical day to Ms. Mayer,urging her to reconsider. 5:45 a.m. Our dog Dorothy,who a lso works at home,insists we begin our day. I feed and walk her. Make coffee. 6 :15 Retrieve the six daily newspapers from our driveway and place them on a pile in the kitchen that att imes reaches three feet. 7:00 Monitor the Todayshow, f lipping to CBS This Morningduring commercials. As Ive explained to my wife Amy numerous times,a mateurs watchTV; media professionals monitorcontent. 7 :10 Begin the tedious process of deleting emails that arrived overnight. These include various insurance offers,at least seven different summaries from Politico,plusd ozens of other alerts and blogs I have signed up for over the years a nd cant seem to stop. 7:30 WakeAmy and warn that ve got a busy day and cant bei nterrupted. 7:45 Eat breakfast while using m y iPad to check replays of what Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert offered the night before. 8 :30 Compose detailed emails to friends on the East Coast about pressing matters of the day,such as the NCAA basketball rankings, media layoffs,weather patternsa cross the West and various other things over which I have no control and wont likely recall at this time tomorrow. 9:10 Send out links to the best S tewart and Colbert bits. 9:30 Phone my mother to assure h er that Im fine,but too busy to talk. 9 :32 Create lists of things I must do today,plus ideas for columns. 10:05 Check refrigerator for morning snack. Shower,shave,get dressed. 1 1:19 Drop everything. MSNBC has Breaking News about a private jet with eight people aboard that is approaching St. Louis with landing gear trouble. 1 1:37 After 18 minutes of uninterrupted coverage,MSNBCs Tamron Hall says the plane has landed safely.An aviation expert named Jim tells her it was a nonstory. 11:38 Check mailbox. Place bills on a pile in the kitchen that currently reaches five inches in height. 11:55 Check six Internet sites. Break for lunch. 1:35 Running behind because I apparently dozed off after lunch. 2:00 Text son Danny with news that Xavier Nady had two hits in Royalsspring training game. Text daughter Stephanie that her law school tuition payment was delayed because I couldnt remember newest password for online bank account. 2:15 Begin writing column about how modern camera shots on TV news and talk programs make viewers dizzy because the camera keeps swinging in,out and around,sometimes making a full 360-degree turn. Seems like a solid start,but Im stumped on what to do for the next 450 words. 2:45 Email fellow writers for thoughts about how to finish column. 2:50 Take afternoon break for jog at local high school track. 3:20 Check refrigerator. 3:30 Step out to fill car with gas, and pick up Blistex at pharmacy. 3:50 Remove Blistex from to-do list and shift other items to tomorros list. 4:00 Monitor Hardball,followed by Seinfeldreruns. 5:01 Email editor that column about TV camera shots is coming along well. 5:05 Knock off for the day. However,thanks to the flexibility of working at home,ll be able to remain on duty until bedtime. Peter Funt. Peter Funt is a writer and speaker and can be reached at www.CandidCamera.com. This column has been edited by the author. Home free Guest Column Peter Funt Electronics and historical settings do not mix Letters policyMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. 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C M Y K Ride the Racetrack has time changeSEBRING The Greater S ebring Chamber of Commerce Ride the Racetrack has a slight change to its starting time. The event will still takep lace Sunday at Sebring International Raceway but the time has been adjusted to 11 a.m. and end at 3 p.m. for local residents and visitorst o get an adrenaline rush as they ride with one of Skip Barbers professional drivers. Tickets are still available a t the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce,227 U.S. 27 North,or at anyl ocal MidFlorida Credit Union branch. Tickets are $15 per person. This yeart here will be a Fast Pass option for an additional $5 p er ticket that allows participants to move faster through the line. V ehicles and drivers are provided by Skip Barber R acing School,which is bringing in cars from Georgia. No car seats or pets all seats are single occupancy with seat belts. T ickets are limited.Freedom Flight benefit dinner setL AKE PLACID Tonights fish fry at A merican Legion Post 25 has been designated as a fundraiser to sponsor two W orld War II veterans on the Freedom Flight to Washington,D.C. on May 4. Placid Post 25 will accept donations. Q uestions? Call Robert Moore at 465-0975.Applications accepted for RPACSEBRING The H ighlands County Board of County Commission is seek-i ng applications for a membership vacancy on the Recreation and Parks Advisory Committee (RPAC). This committeea dvises the county commission and its staff on issues pertaining to the creation ofa balanced county-wide recreation program and inte-g rated recreation facilities inventory,guided by the respective Recreation and Open Space Elements of Avon Park,Sebring,Lake Placid and Highlands County Comprehensive Plans. The RPAC meets the third Thursday of each month and volunteers serve four-year terms. Interested persons may submit an application on the county Website at http://www.hcbcc.net,or by contacting the Parks and Natural Resources Department at 402-6812, located at 4344 George Blvd.Local archaeologist explains Blueberry site finds, developmentsLAKE PLACID The Blueberry archaeological site here in Highlands County is the topic of todays Brown Bag Speaker Series at noon in the Lake Placid Memorial Library conference room. Archaeologist Anne Reynolds will be talking about the 60-acre site discovered more than 20 years ago on land that she and her husband Charles had purchased. It may turn out to be one of the largest ancient villages inhabited by the Belle Glade people of southern Florida. This is the second speaker of this years series that concerns ancient inhabitants of our state. Libraries across the state are celebrating history as part of the 500th anniversary of Ponce de Leons discovery of Florida. On Friday,March 22 Ginger McClure will bring stories of more recent inhabi tants of the state. She will share stories from her grandmother who was born in 1888 in the Florida panhandle. B y popular request,longtime community residents will participate in a panel discussion on April 5. Last years Brown Bag Luncha udiences requested such a forum to learn about Lake Placid back in the day. At this speaker series guests are encouraged tob ring lunch or a drink and hear an interesting presentation. Speakers will entertain questions from the audience at the conclusion of their presentations. Q uestions about the speakers series may be d irected to Janet Mitchell, 465-5234,or the Lake Placid Memorial Library,699-3705.Music at Under the Oaks this weekendSEBRING Listen to some country,bluegrass, Blues,and gospel music at 7p .m. today at Under The Oaks Opry,and again at 2 p .m. Sunday,hosted by G.W. Saunders. This is an inside family venue. Alcohol is nota llowed. Under The Oaks is at 3414 B eck Ave. Call 253-0771,or see Under The Oaks Opry on Facebook for information.Peter Graves Orchestra at Dance ClubS EBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club will host the music of the Peter Graves Orchestra from 7-9:30 p.m. today att he Highlands Senior Center, 3400 Sebring Parkway. Snacks and sandwiches are available. Bring your own beverage. Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-mem-b ers. Dress is smart casual. Everyones welcome,includi ng singles. For more information,call 386-0855.Red Hatters Bunco, lunch is todaySEBRING The monthly Red Hatters Bunco and Luncheon will be held at1 1:30 a.m. today at The Caddy Shack restaurant (across from Harder Hall There is a $2 donation to play Bunco with monies going for the prizes. Guests need not know how to play and all Red Hatters are welcome. Any questions, call 382-9882.Master Gardeners host plant saleSEBRING Highlands County Master Gardener is hosting a Spring Plant Sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Bert J. Harris,Jr. Agriculture Center auditorium,4509 George Blvd. Florida-friendly plants, trees and shrubs,vegetable plants,butterfly plants,and help desk. Proceeds benefit H.C. Master Gardener community projects.California Toe Jam dance sold outAVON PARK Reflections on Silver Lake is hosting a dance featuring the California Toe Jam Band from 7:30-10:30 p.m. today. The dance is sold out and tickets will not be available at the door. Those with tickets,bring your own drinks and snacks; ice will be provided.Commodities will be distributedSEBRING Commodities distribution will be from 9 a.m. to noon t oday at The Salvation Army, 3135 Kenilworth Blvd. Clients in vehicles with 2013 Commodities cards may use the drop off lane fort heir distribution. Clients without 2013 cards must go inside to certify for the year. Youll receive your new card and the distributionf or the month. This institution is an equal opportunity provider. Call 385-7548 with questions.Spaghetti dinner benefits RelayLAKE PLACID A spaghetti dinner (eat in or take out) to benefit RelayF or Life Lake Placid will be from 5-7 p.m. today at First P resbyterian Church,118 N. Oak St. Tickets are $8 each. T ickets are available (in advance) by calling Joe B arney,team captain,at 4410020. Tickets will not be sold at the door.Reflections host line dance seminarAVON PARK Reflections on Silver Lake ish osting a line dance seminar with Scooter Lees Dancing f or the Dream from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.The cost is $50,which is taxd eductible and includes line dance instruction,lunch,a program booklet,goodie bag a nd two protein snacks. Registration on Saturday b egins at 9:30 a.m. For more information,contact Michele Watson at 452-6468.Sebring Hills hosts pancake breakfastSEBRING There will be a pancake breakfast from 8-10 a.m. Saturday at the Sebring Hills Clubhouse,200L ark Ave. (two streets south of Thunderbird). A ll the pancakes, sausage,orange juice, coffee or tea you want for only $3 for members and $3.50 for non-mem-b ers.LP Moose host district meetingL AKE PLACID A district meeting will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Lake Placid Moose Lodge 2374. Any questions,call 465-0131.Hibiscus Garden Club has plant saleAVON PARK Hibiscus Garden Club of Avon Park cutting giveaway and plant sale is from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at Donaldson Park in downtown Avon Park.Music in the Park features ArnoldsSEBRING Music in the Park Concert Series at Highlands Hammock State Park on Saturday with Rick and Robin Arnold. Concert admission is $5 per person (accompanied children 12 and under free of charge). Bring lawn chairs or blankets and flashlight. Concerts are outdoors in picnic area from 7-9 p.m. Proceeds benefit park improvements via the Friends of Highlands Hammock. The Hammock Inn restaurant will be open for refreshments. Regular park admission of $6 per vehicle (up to eight people per car) is waived after 6 p.m. on concert nights.HALs White Elephant Sale is SaturdaySEBRING On Saturday t he Highlands Art League will hold its fourth annual White Elephant sale. This will help to support its ongoing renovation and mainte-n ance of the Village Where Art Lives,and its awards to the Highlands County Art student winners of the annual Student Art Show. T he White Elephant sale will take place in the courtyard,around the fountain, behind the Yellow House Gallery and Gift Shop from8 a.m. to 2 p.m. In case of i nclement weather,it will be moved into the Visual Arts C enter,down the hill from the Yellow House. The Gallery will also open earlyf or the sale. The Yellow House Gallery a nd Gift Shop is at 1989 Lakeview Drive,across the parking lot from the Sebring Public Library.The Art League hours are from 10a .m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m. t o 2 p.m. Saturdays. Additional information may also be obtained by calling3 85-5312,or visiting the Website h ighlandsartleague.org.Second Saturday breakfast at airportSEBRING Second S aturday of the month Drive-in/Fly-in Breakfast w ill be from 7:30-10:30 a.m. Saturday at Sebring Airport. Menu includes pancakes, buckwheat cakes,bacon, sausage,hash browns, s crambled eggs,coffee, orange juice and tea. Cost is $6 once through and $8 allyou-can-eat. At the airport,follow the s igns. Sponsored by Highlands County Senior Squadron, Civil Air Patrol,SERFL314 and Experimental AircraftA ssociation Chapter 1240.Downtown Goes Pop! Block Party is todaySEBRING Held the second Friday of each month, Sebrings downtown will come alive with the unique and enjoyable monthlyD estination Downtown event from 5-8 p.m. today. For this m onth,Downtown Sebring Goes Pop! Block Party will celebrate with music,s treet dance contest,bubble wrap races,popcorn,and f ood vendors while shopping,dining and strolling around the historic downtown area. Visit www.Destination D owntownSebring.com .Tour Lake Placid presents showsL AKE PLACID On Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p .m. at the Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-op,132 E. Interlake Blvd.,Tour LakeP lacid will present a huge celebration of Americas Most Interesting Townand a PBS hour-long premier presentation of Weird F lorida starring Charlie Carlson,Master of the Weird and his curious canine Lady Isabel,featuring Lake Placid. S hows start at 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Enjoy free popcorn,soda and candy,also free door prizes. Saturday Night Car Cruise setSEBRING The Saturday Night Car Cruise is set for1 1 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday. Cruisers come from near and far to Sebrings Downtown Circle to see classic cars,listen to live entertainment ande njoy delicious food. For more information, visit www.Sebring Cruise.com .M y Three Sons comes to ReflectionsA VON PARK My Three Sons Quartet will be presenting their show at Reflectionso n Silver Lake at 6:30 p.m. Monday. W ith Michael singing lead,Stephen singing bass and Nathanael and David alternating between baritone and tenor,My Three SonsQ uartet has become renowned for their tight harm onies and wide scope of a cappella and barbershop music. P erformances by My Three Sons also include the s olo talents of Stephen Ditchfield and Michael Ditchfield and provide aw ide variety of musical entertainment from comedy and old-fashioned barbers hop harmony to heart-felt love songs and moving ball ads. Tickets will be available at the door for $8 and the public is welcome. ERIE MAE BENT Erie Mae Bent was born in Waycross,Ga. to the late Frank Holmes and AidaH utchins. Erie Mae worked for many years at the Florida A lcoholic Treatment Center as the facilities superintendent. She was a beautiful and loving wife,mother,and friend to many. Erie Mae hadm any past-times; she truly enjoyed having conversations with her neighbors and friends,baking,visits from her children,and grandchil-d ren. She had an unwavering love for God and enjoyed nothing more than singing his praise. She was a faithful member of Church of God in Christ of Avon Park,Fla. and attended regularly until she was no longer able to do so. She will be missed by all. Mrs. Bent is survived by her beloved children,Lewis Hills,Mardell Hills,Daletha Hills,Robert Hills,Erdley Bent Jr. and Michael Bent, 18 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren and many other family and friends. Ms. Bent was preceded in death by two sons, George Hills and Lebert Foster. Visitation will be held Friday,March 8,2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Church of God in Christ,1320 S. Carolina Ave.,Avon Park,Fla. 33825.A funeral service will be held Saturday,March 9,2013 at 11 a.m. at Church of God in Christ with Elder Carl Medley officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeview Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were entrusted to the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home of Avon Park. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Avon Park,Fla. 33825 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com KEITH L. HALL Keith L. Hall,age 55,of LaBelle,passed away March 4,2013 in Lehigh Acres. He was born May 20,1957 in Avon Park,Fla.,to the lateC .L. Hoppiand Beverly (Williams) Hall. S urvivors include his mother,Beverly (Johnny) Johnson; a son,Bryce Hall; two daughters,Amanda Hall and Danielle (Joey) Greene;o ne brother,John Britt (Louis, Cathy (Kristie grandchildren,Addison Greene,Avery Greene,Z achary Godwin,Jackson Godwin,and Elijah Godwin; and ex-wives,Kim Hall and Paula Hall. He was a harvest manager. A memorial services will be held Friday,March 8, 2013,at 4 p.m. at Unity of Sebring Life Enrichment Centre,10417 S. Orange Blossom Blvd.,Sebring with Rev. Andy Conyer officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 6-8 p.m. at Akin-Davis Funeral Home, LaBelle,Fla. Cremation arrangements by Akin-Davis Funeral HomeLaBelle. In lieu of flowers,a scholarship fund has been established for Keiths son,Bryce Bryce Hall Scholarship Fund,c/o First Bank of Clewiston,301 State Road 80,LaBelle,FL 33935. CHARLIE HANKERSON Charlie Hankerson,77, p assed away on March 3, 2013,at the Kenilworth Care & Rehabilitation Center, Sebring,Fla. Charlie had been a long-time resident of Sebring,Fla. Visitation will be on F riday,March 8,2013,from 5-7 p.m. at Glorious Church Of Jesus,525 Broad St., Sebring,Fla. A memorial service will be a t Bountiful Blessings Church of God,820 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Sebring,Fla. on March 9, 2013 at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at Pine Crest Cemetery,Sebring,Fla. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 8, 2013Page A7 HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 3/3, 8; 00028059 CORNERSTONE HOSPICE/M.P. HERNA; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A; 00028263 Jimmy Meier,Bruce Sallet and Jeff Ellston are Tampa residents who make their way to Sebring in early Marche ach year. e got here on Feb. 28. T hey told us we could come in and set up at the staging area after 6 a.m. on the 1st. There was a line of about 16 Rs out here just waiting.T his is a much better spot than where it usually is; more s hady,less dirty. We just look forward to this every year. The comradery brings usb ack,Meier said. Race teams had yet to set up on the Paddock area as of Thursday but will begin rolling in throughout thew eekend. A busy week awaits race f ans and Sebring residents as the 61st annual 12 Hours of Sebring gates officially openW ednesday,March 13. Race week runs March 13-16. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS R ace fans Jimmy Meier and Alan Ebersole get their day started Thursday at the staging area near the Sebring International Raceway. The crew of about a dozen long time race fans m eets up a week before the races even kick off each year to hang out and enjoy good times with friends. Busy week awaits city, fans Continued from page 1A Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Gov. Rick Scott and t he Florida Cabinet have approved buying land to add to a National Guard training site and a north Florida spring. A land purchase request by Florida State University also was approved. S cott and Cabinet members Thursday approved a $2.1 million deal to buy land around Camp Blanding in Starke. The extra space is needed to buffer against noise from a rtillery training. The federal government will contribute $1.5 million toward the purc hase. They also OKd $1.5 million for more than 600 acres around Wakulla Springs to save it from development and protect the underground water. A nd they gave approval for nearly $2.6 million for two privately-owned parcels inside Florida States campus to allow for the eventual building of a new film school. Scott, Cabinet approve land deals

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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, March 8, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-223 IN RE: ESTATE OF LOIS ADKINS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LOIS ADKINS, deceased, whose date of death was January 28, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with 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 March 1, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Kenneth Adkins, Jr. 9318 Hilgard Las Vegas, NV 89178 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ William J. Nielander WILLIAM J. NIELANDER Florida Bar Number: 0386014 172 E. Interlake Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: wjn@nielander.com March 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GCS 13-163 Judge: Langford GUARANTEED HOME REPAIRS, INC., A Florida Corporation Plaintiff(s -vs.JOSEPH THOMAS JANKOVIC Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY TO: Joseph Thomas Jankovic, and unknown spouse if married Residence and Address Unknown Last Known Address 124 Spring Garden Rd. Sebring, FL 33872 or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or interest in and to the lands hereafter described. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to Quiet Title for the following described property in Highlands County, Florida, to wit: A Portion of replat per Plat Book 4, Page 3, also known as: Lot 29, and Northerly 2 of Lot 30, abutting Lot 20, Block 291, LAKE SEBRING SUBD IVISION, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 24 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s dress is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before April 3, 2013, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on February 21, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk March 1, 8, 15, 22, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-1151-GCS S ECTION NO. 10 MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. EDMUND L. RISCH; LUITA M. RISCH; REINHARD H. STADELBAUER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF REINHARD H. STADELBAUER; JENNIFER RISCH F/K/A JENNIFER L. STADELBAUER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JENNIFER RISCH F/K/A JENNIFER L. STADELBAUER; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: REINHARD H. STADELBAUER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF REINHARD H. STADELBAUER; JENNIFER RISCH F/K/A JENNIFER L. STADELBAUER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JENNIFER RISCH F/K/A JENNIFER L. STADELBAUER and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose on the following real property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 18, Block 17, OAK BEACH COLONY, FIRST ADDITION, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 7, Page 26, in the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. ADDRESS: 2350 Preston Ave., Sebring, FL 33875-6478 has been filed against you in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, Highlands County, Florida, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses to the Complaint, if any, to Gregory A. Sanoba, Esq., 422 South Florida Avenue, Lakeland, Florida 33801, on or before April 2, 2013, and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATE: February 18, 2013. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. March 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY Case #: GCS 13-13 J udge: Langford PEAVY FAMILY INVESTMENTS, LLC Plaintiff(s -vs.PATSIE DENTON, FREDRICK ALLEN, JACOBSON AUCTION COMPANY, INC. a Florida Corporation and CARLSON FAMILY, LLC Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION PROPERTY TO: Patsie Denton Residence and Address Unknown Last Known Address 141 Falon Ave Elmont, NY 11003 Fredrick Allen Residence and Address Unknown Last Known Address 141 Falon Ave Elmont, NY 11003 or if any of the aforesaid persons is dead, then his or her unknown heirs, devisees, legatees or grantees; and any and all other persons or parties claiming by, though, under or against them; and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status, if known, claiming under any of the above named or interest in and to the lands hereafter described. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an Action to Quiet Title for the following described property in Highlands County, Florida, to wit: A portion of Section 17, Township 39 South, Range 30 East, Highlands County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 17; thence South 00 degrees 05'41'' East along the West line of said Section 17 a distance of 1306.55 feet; thence North 89 degrees 12'20'' East a distance of 585.52 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue North 89 degrees 12'20'' East a distance of 335.50 feet; thence South 00 degrees 28'29'' East a distance of 1308.63 feet to a point on the South line of the North half of said Section 17; thence South 89 degrees 31'01'' West along the South line of the North half of said Section 17 a distance of 335.50 feet; thence North 00 degrees 28'59'' West a distance of 1306.81 feet to the Point of Beginning Also known as Lot 10, Sunset Acres Unrecorded. Together with a 50 foot wide easement for ingress and egress being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Section 17; thence South 00 degrees 05'41'' East along the West line of said Section 17, a distance of 1256.55 feet to the point of beginning; thence North 89 degrees 12'20'' East a distance of 4865.27 feet to a point on the Westerly right-of-way of U.S. Highway No. 27; thence South 05 degrees 09'31'' West along the Westerly right-of-way of U.S. Highway No. 27 a distance of 50.27 feet; thence South 89 degrees 12'20'' West a distance of 4860.66 feet; thence North 00 degrees 05'41'' West a distance of 50.00 feet to Point of Beginning. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on the Plaintiff(s dress is: David F. Lanier, Esq., P.O. Box 400, Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400, and file the original with the Clerk of the above styled Court on or before April 3, 2013, otherwise a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on February 21, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of said Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 1, 8, 15, 22, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: GC-12-000936 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. WALTON PEART; SHEENA PEART; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: S HEENA PEART 704 W. OAK LANE STREET AVON PARK, FL 33825 OR 1404 N. TROPICAL AVENUE AVON PARK, FL 33825 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN And any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors and other unknown person or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under the above-named Defendant(s last known addresses are unknown. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: LOT 7, OF OAK LANE SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 38, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Sujata J. Patel, Butler & Hosch, P.A., 3185 South Conway Road, Suite E, Orlando, Florida 32812 and file the original with the Clerk of the above-styled Court on or before 30 days from the first publication, otherwise a Judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court on the 20th day of February, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK H ighlands County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk March 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000466 Division WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. JUDIE ANN POIRIER, PRAIRIE OAKS COMMUNITY ASSOCIATION, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on February 4, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 22, PRAIRIE OAKS VILLAGE, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 88, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 3800 RODEO DR, SEBRING, FL 33875; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on March 26, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 28th day of February, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 8, 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-000826 FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. JOANNE MAPLES, et al. Defendant. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated November 9, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2012-CA-000826 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, is the Plaintiff and JOANNE MAPLES; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A CPREY LEAL are the Defendant(s 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 June 28, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 32, BLOCK 10, ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES UNIT NO. 6, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 35, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 15th 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. March 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2008-CA-001384 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. NORMA GONZALEZ, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed January 3, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2008-CA-001384 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, the Clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Jury Assembly Room in the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 26th day of March, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 5, Block 18, SUN 'N LAKES ESTATES, SECTION 4, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 8, Page 34, of the Public Records of HIGHLANDS County, Florida. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. CLERK OF COURT BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak DEPUTY CLERK March 8, 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION C ase No.: 11-886-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH E. CALHOUN, JR., CHRISTINE R. CALHOUN, BILLY JOE CALHOUN, and MIDLAND FUNDING, LLC, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION AS TO BILLY JOE CALHOUN PLEASE TAKE NOTICE THAT Highlands Independent Bank, (the ``Plaintiff'' undersigned attorneys, filed a complaint (the ``Complaint'') in the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida. 1. In the Complaint, the Plaintiff seeks relief against defendants, Billy Joe Calhoun, (collectively, the ``Defendant''). 2. This is an action for damages in excess of $15,000.00. The Complaint alleges damages resulting from the default of certain Loan Documents, as more fully described in the Complaint, including, but not limited to, a Promissory Note and a Mortgage, and seeks foreclosure of real property, as more fully described below. 3. This action is pending in the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida. 4. The real property is located at 1874 Washington Boulevard NW, Lake Placid, FL 33852, and is more fully described as: A portion of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 17, Township 35 South, Range 29 East, Highlands County, Florida and being also a Portion of Government Lot 9, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the NW Corner of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17; thence North 89 degrees 19'19'' East along the North Line of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17 a distance of 220.95 feet. Thence South 0 degrees 27'14'' East a distance of 678.04 feet to a point on the South Line of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17, thence South 89 degrees 14'32'' West along the South Line of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17 a distance of 221.10 feet to the SW corner of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17, thence North 0 degrees 26'29'' West along the West line of the NE 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 17 a distance of 678.35' to the Point of Beginning. 5. The Defendant is required to file written defenses with the Clerk of the Court and to serve a copy within thirty (30 tion of this Notice on John A. Anthony, Esq., Anthony & Partners, LLC, 201 N. Franklin Street, Suite 2800, Tampa, Florida 33602, attorney for the Plaintiff, Highlands Independent Bank. DATED on February 20, 2013. ROBERT GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk March 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 11-275 GCS JAMES E. TOMPKINS & LOUISE B. TOMPKINS, Plaintiffs, -vsRICHARD A. GILLMOR, ET AL, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a final decree of foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: PARCEL 1: Lot 843, SEBRING RIDGE SECTION D, according to the map or plat thereof recroded in Plat Book 8, Page 14, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. PARCEL 2: Lots 8, 9, 10 and 11, in Block 13, of HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION F, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 95, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. PARCEL 3: Lot 2, Block A, Clearview Terrace, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 42, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in the Jury Assembly Room located in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, in accordance with Section 45.031, Florida Statutes (2008 A.M. on the 25th day of March, 2013. NOTICE: Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 SIGNED this 26th day of February, 2013. ROBERT GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 1, 8, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 10-584-GCS BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. LISA KHUISTANI, UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LISA KHUISTANI; UNKNOWN TENANT(S POSSESSION #1 and #2, and ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, et.al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated February 27, 2013, entered in Civil Case No.: 10-584-GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BAYVIEW LOAN SERVICING, LLC, A DELAWARE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY, Plaintiff, and LISA KHUISTANI, 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 27th day of March, 2013, the following described real property as set forth in said Final Summary Judgment, to wit: LOT 8, BLOCK 64, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 5, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS C OUNTY, FLORIDA. 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 a ny 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 28, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Brian L. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 8, 2013Page 9A Contact UsBy Phone( 863) 385-6155By Mail2 227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-66 IN RE: ESTATE OF CHARLES A. MARSHALL aka CHARLES ALLEN MARSHALL, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of CHARLES A. MARSHALL aka CHARLES ALLEN MARSHALL, deceased, whose date of death was December 31, 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 March 8, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ John Charles Bratton 795 MALLARD LANE CONWAY, ARKANSAS 72034 Attorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD M. ABLES, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 Email: cmables@cmablespa.net /s/ Clifford M. Ables III FLORIDA BAR NO. 178379 March 8, 15, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-43 IN RE: ESTATE OF ESTHER M. BROWN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ESTHER M. BROWN, deceased, whose date of death was September 4, 2012, and whose Probate File Number PC-13-43, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the mailing address of which is 590 S. 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 required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other p ersons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE 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 O F DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 1, 2013. Personal Representative: CYPRESS TRUST COMPAN Y BY: /s/ Mary Lou Kalisz MARY LOU KALISZ, Vice President Post Office Box 1611 Winter Haven, Florida 33882-1611 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charles R. Chilton Florida Bar No. 117861 Sharit, Bunn & Chilton, P.A. 99 Sixth Street, S.W. Winter Haven, Florida 33880 Telephone: (863 March 1, 8, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-39 IN RE: ESTATE OF RALEIGH E. FOSTER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of RALEIGH E. FOSTER, Deceased, whose date of death was January 2, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, File No. PC 13-39, 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, who have claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, and who have been served a copy of this notice, must file thier claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE (3 THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY (30 OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THREE (3 TER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. A LL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. THE ATE OF FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE IS: MARCH 8, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ David L. Foster 555 4th Street North St. Petersburg, Florida 33701 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David L. Foster DAVID L. FOSTER, of FOSTER AND FOSTER ATTORNEYS, P.A. 555 4th Street North St. Petersburg, Florida 33701 Florida Bar No. 025910 Telephone: (727 March 8, 15, 2013 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of HIGHLANDS MOBILE VILLAGE located at 1100 U.S. 27 N., in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Danbury, Connecticut, this 5th day of March, 2013. Athena Sebring LLC March 8, 2013 1050L egalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 12-503 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROSA SIMMONS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROSA SIMMONS, deceased, whose date of death was June 2, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representatives 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 W ITHIN 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 March 1, 2013. Personal Representatives: /s/ Margaret Simmons 400 Hill Street Mahopac, New York 10541 /s/ Everlena Simmons 112 Compass Avenue Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ William J. Nielander WILLIAM J. NIELANDER Florida Bar Number: 0386014 172 E. Interlake Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: wjn@nielander.com March 1, 8, 2013 1050L egals Classified ads get fast results IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12000130 GCS U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, a national banking association, as successor-in-interest to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Receiver for Park National Bank Plaintiff, vs. ODYSSEY (III company; LAWRENCE T. MAXWELL, an individual; CENTURY RETAIL, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; FAIRMOUNT CINEMA SQUARE OWNERS ASSN., INC., a Florida non-profit corporation; WILLIAM SCHARBER, an individual, a/k/a WILLIAM M. SCHARBER; and GARY LANDMESSER, an individual, d/b/a Image Built; NORBERT A. WALZ, an individual; JOANN WALZ, an individual; JACK RHINE, a n individual; PENNY L. RHINE, an individual; JACK R. RHINE as trustee of the JACK R. RHINE AND PENNY L. RHINE REVOCABLE TRUST DATED DECEMBER 15, 2003; PENNY L. RHINE as trustee of the JACK R. RHINE AND PENNY L. RHINE REVOCABLE TRUST DATED DECEMBER 15, 2003; GERALD COLEMAN, an individual; and MELANIE COLEMAN, an individual, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Agreed Summary Final Judgment as to Count I of the Verified First Amended Complaint (Reformation Count II of the Verified First Amended Complaint (Foreclosure 12000130 GCS, in the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3867, on March 25, 2013, at the hour of 11:00 A.M., the property described as follows: See Exhibit A attached. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, this 26th day of February, 2013. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk NOTICE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. EXHIBIT A SUBJECT PROPERTY FAIRMOUNT SQUARE UNIT 1 INCLUDING STORAGE AND SECOND FLOOR: A portion of Lots 8B, 9B, and 10B, of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70, of the public records of Highlands County, F lorida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of Lot 8B of said Northwood Subdivision on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East, along the East right-of-way line of Lot 8B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 59.57 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 35.00 f eet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West, a distance of 87.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East, a distance of 79.65 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 6.07 feet; thence South 18'01" East, a distance o f 21.01 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 2.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East, a distance of 10.30 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 2.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East, a distance of 21.72 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 6.07 feet; thence South 18'01" East, a distance of 79.73 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 87.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West, a distance of 27.61 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 13.33 feet; thence North 18'01" West, a distance of 40.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 4.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West, a distance of 8.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 10.67 feet; thence North 18'01" West, a distance of 62.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West, a distance of 12.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 13.33 feet; thence North 18'01" West, a distance of 41.33 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 13.33 feet; thence North 18'01" West, a distance of 22.27 feet to the Point of Beginning. L ESS AND EXCEPT UNIT 1-B: A portion of Lots 8B and 9B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County,F lorida, not to exceed 10.33 feet above the elevation of the top of the concrete slab of the ground floor, said portion of Lots 8B and 9B being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of Lot 7B of said Northwood Subdivision on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lots 7B and 8B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 192.90 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 97.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 8.67 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 4.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 16.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 40.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 25.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 44.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. UNIT 2A: A portion of Lots 7B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 7B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East, along the East line of said Lot 7B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 10.49 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 21.67 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West, a distance of 25.33 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 6.33 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 47.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 18.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 39.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 66.41 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 35.67 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 6.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 76.33 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 72.08 feet to the Point of Beginning. UNIT 2B: A portion of Lots 7B and 8B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 7B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 7B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 82.57 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 21.67 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 76.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 24.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 76.33 feet; thence North 18'01" West, a distance of 24.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. UNIT 3: A portion of Lots 10B, 11B, and 12B, of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of Lot 10B of said Northwood Subdivision on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 10B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 72.70 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 35.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 75.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 38.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East, a distance of 12.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 136.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 63.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 174.08 feet to the Point of Beginning. LESS AND EXCEPT UNIT 3-B: A portion of Lot 11B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, beingm ore particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 11B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 1 8'01" East along the East right-of-way line of said Lot 11B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 22.86 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 35.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 25.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 12.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 38.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 24.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 63.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 12.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. UNIT 4-AB: A portion of Lots 12B and 13B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 12B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 12B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 46.86 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 33.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 63.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 49.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 63.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East, a distance of 6.69 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 49.11 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 7.58 feet to the Point of Beginning. UNIT 4C: A portion of Lots 12B and 13B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of said Lots 12B being also the Northeast corner of said Lot 13B and on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 13B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 15.86 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 35.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 63.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 15.86 feet to the line common to said Lots 12B and 13B; thence continue North 18'01" West a distance of 4.14 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 63.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 4.14 feet to the line common to said Lots 12B and 13B; thence continue South 18'01" East a distance of 15.83 feet to the Point of Beginning. UNIT 4E: A portion of Lot 13B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 13B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 13B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 35.86 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 35.00 feet; for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 63.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 24.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 63.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 24.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. COMMON AREA: A portion of Lots 7B through 13B, inclusive, of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the Northeast corner of said Lot 7B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lots 7B through 13B, inclusive, and along said right-of-way line a distance of 675.06 feet to a point of curvature of a curve concave to the Northwest; thence along said curve to the right and having for its elements a radius of 25.00 feet and a central angle of 90'31", an arc distance of 39.27 feet to a point of tangency on the North right-of-way line of Floridale Drive; thence South 71'30" West along said right-of-way line and South line of said Lot 13B a distance of 110.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 215.04 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 200.00 feet to a point on the West line of said Lot 11B and on the East right-of-way line of Frontage Road; thence North 18'01" West along the West lines of said Lots 11B through 7B, inclusive, and along the East right-of-way line of Frontage Road a distance of 485.00 feet to the N orthwest corner of said Lot 7B; thence North 71'59" East along the North line of said Lot 7B a distance of 335.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. LESS AND EXCEPT: A portion of Lots 7B through 13B, inclusive, of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 7B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lots 7B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 4.16 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 15.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 679.70 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 83.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 273.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West, a distance of 12.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 38.08 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 12.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 78.73 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 6.07 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 21.72 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 2.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 10.30 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 2.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 21.81 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 6.07 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 79.65 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 12.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 29.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 12.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 42.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 35.67 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 84.41 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 119.67 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL W FUTURE BUILDABLE SPACE: A portion of Lot 7B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 7B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South1 8'01" East along the East line of said Lot 7B and said right-of-way line a distance of 4.16 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 94.33 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 39.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 18.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 39.38 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 18.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL X FUTURE BUILDABLE SPACE: A portion of Lots 7B, 8B, and 9B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 7B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East, along the East line of said Lot 7B and said right-of-way line a distance of 4.16 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 15.00 feet for a Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 32.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 6.33 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance o f 25.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 96.08 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 13.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 75.27 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 13.33 feet; t hence South 18'01" East a distance of 41.33 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 13.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 12.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 231.01 feet to the Point of Beginning. LESS AND EXCEPT: UNIT 2-C FUTURE BUILDABLE SPACE: A portion of Lot 8B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 8B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 8B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 6.57 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 35.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 24.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 12.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 20.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 12.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL Y FUTURE BUILDABLE SPACE: A portion of Lots 9B, 10B, 11B, and 12B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70, of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 9B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 9B and said right-ofway line a distance of 97.17 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 15.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 10.67 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 8.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 4.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 40.00 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 13.33 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 209.27 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 257.27 feet to the Point of Beginning. LESS AND EXCEPT: UNIT 3B FUTURE BUILDABLE SPACE:A portion of Lot 11B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 11B and the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 11B and along said right-of-way line a distance of 22.86 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 15.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 20.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 12.00 feet; thence South 71'59" East a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 12.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. PARCEL Z FUTURE BUILDABLE SPACE: A portion of Lot 13B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, page 70 of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 13B on the West right-of-way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along the East line of said Lot 13B a nd said right-of-way line a distance of 2.53 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 15.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 20.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 81.31 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 81.31 feet to the Point of Beginning. LESS AND EXCEPT: UNIT 4F FUTURE BUILDABLE SPACE: A portion of Lot 13B of NORTHWOOD SUBDIVISION as per plat recorded in Plat Book 13, Page 70 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Lot 13B in the West right of way line of Commercial Drive; thence South 18'01" East along said line a distance of 59.86 feet; thence South 71'59" West a distance of 15.00 feet for the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 71'59" West a distance of 20.00 feet; thence South 18'01" East a distance of 24.00 feet; thence North 71'59" East a distance of 20.00 feet; thence North 18'01" West a distance of 24.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. TOGETHER WITH: All tangible personal property, intangible personal property and fixtures described in the subject Loan Documents, including, but not limited to, that certain Mortgage and Security Agreement, which instrument was recorded in Official Records Book 2050, Page 1440, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; that certain Assignment of Leases and Rents, which instrument was recorded in Official Records Book 2050, Page 1498, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; that certain UCC Financing Statement, which instrument was recorded in Official Records Book 2050, Page 1513, in the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; that certain Assignment of Mortgage and Security Agreement, which instrument was recorded in Official Records Book 2132, Page 687, Public Records of Hillsborough County, Florida; that certain Assignment of Assignment of Leases and Rents, which instrument was recorded in Official Records Book 2132, Page 691, Public Records of Hillsborough County; that certain Assignment of Mortgage and Security Agreement recorded in Official Records Book 2258, Page 1554, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida; that certain UCC Financing Statement, which instrument was filed with the Florida Secured Transaction Registry under File Number 200704988877; that certain UCC Financing Statement Amendment filed with the Florida Secured Transaction Registry under File Number 200706981144, that certain UCC Financing Statement Amendment filed with the Florida Secured Transaction Registry under File Number 201003816876, and that certain UCC Financing Statement Amendment filed with the Florida Secured T ransaction Registry under File Number 201105323224. 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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunFriday, March 8, 2013www.newssun.com LOST DOGBlack Lab, Female. S. Delaney Ave. area. since Sunday 3/3/13. Please call 863-201-0506 1200Lost & Found 1100Announcements IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-81 IN RE: ESTATE OF ANDREW JOSEPH FERGUS, III a/k/a ANDREW J. FERGUS, III, a/k/a ANDY FERGUS, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of ANDREW JOSEPH FERGUS, III a/k/a ANDREW J. FERGUS, III, a/k/a ANDY FERGUS, deceased, File Number PC 13-81, by the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870; that the decedent's date of death was December 23, 2012; that the total value of the estate is $64,325.00, and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address DEBORAH SUE HOFFMAN 883 Airport Road Washington, PA 15301 SHARON LYNN SEILER 3409 Sandy Trail Lane Plano, TX 75023 ALL INTERESTED PARTIES ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Summary Administration must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH I N SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is March 8, 2013. Person Giving Notice /s/ Deborah Sue Hoffman 883 Airport Road Washington, PA 15301 Attorney for Person Giving Notice /s/ Robert E. Livingston ROBERT E. LIVINGSTON, ESQ. Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 South Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 March 8, 15, 2013 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 FLORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of OHRT'S MOBILE VILLAGE located at 1100 U.S. 27 N., in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Danbury, Connecticut, this 5th day of March, 2013. Athena Sebring LLC March 8, 2013 1050L egalsCHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 DUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 8, 2013Page 11A 2001 TOYOTACAMRY LE 4dr, 4cyl, 30 MPG, only 98,000 miles, good tires, A/C, auto., always garaged, recent service & oil change, like new in & out. Must See & Drive. No disappointment. 863-465-1713 or 863-465-9100 2000 NISSANALTIMA GLE, 4DR., Cold A/C. Power seats & steering, Sunroof, Leather, Alloy Wheels & New Tires Very Clean & Reliable. Asking $4300 obo. 863-465-1713 of 863-465-9100 9450Automotive for SaleHARLEY DAVIDSON'07 Ultra Classic FLHTCU, Under 7000 mi., never damaged, like new, loaded red & black. $16,500 obo. No longer able to ride. 863-243-3612 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationEZ-GO GOODbatteries, Good tires, rear seat & windshield. $1750. Call 863-453-4234 8500Golf CartsMONTE CARLO40' Fifth Wheel, 2012. 2BR., 3 Slide outs. Washer/Dryer. 2 A/C's. Fully Self Contained. Must sell. $32,000. Call 630-631-8722 8400RecreationalVehicles 8000 Recreation TWIN ELEC.ADJUSTABLE BED Sealy Memory Foam Mattress. $600 obo. Call 863-414-0302 POWER CHAIR3yrs. old. Used 2 yrs. 2 new batteries. Recent service. $500 obo. Call 863-402-1274 7560Medical Supplies& Equipment THREE FEMALEpuppies ready to go to a new home today! Each have already had their shots and their first well check-up and will come with a health c ertificate. The mother is a purebred Boston Terrier and the father a purebred Dachshund. Both parents are in the process of becoming CKC registered. These puppies are one of a kind! We have one tan and white, one brindle, and one black and white remaining. The last picture is of the parents. $200.00 NOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, h ave an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING, ESTATESALE! Sat. 8 2pm. 221 Rail Ave. Furn., tools, household items, etc. SEBRING LARGESALE! 1806 Elf Dr. Fri & Sat, Mar. 8th & 9th, 8am-12pm. Unique Items, One of a kind Mdse., Household items, Jewelry. Free Bibles & viceo tapes. Something For All SEBRING 3510Maine Ave. (Fairmount Mobile Estates) Thur Fri Sat., 8am -? Furniture, Glassware, Electronics, Clothes, Christmas, Household items. New Items Each Day! SEBRING SAT.8 ?. 5341 Lime Rd. off Lakewood Rd. 3 Family Sale! Something for Everyone! SEBRING FRI.7 -5pm & Sat. 7 1pm. 1005 N. Ridgewood Dr. Furn., clothes & misc. household SEBRING FRI.Sat. 7:30 3pm. 3208 Golfview Rd. (Harder Hall lots of misc. Something for Everyone! SEBRING -TRASH & TREASURE & BAKE SALE! At St. John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Dr., Fri. Mar.8, 8am-3pm & Sat. Mar.9, 8am 12pm. Lunch will be available Friday. Something For Everyone! SEBRING -MULTI FAMILY SALE! 1530 Vickie Dr., Fri & Sat., Mar. 8 & 9, 8am 5pm. Craft supplies, books, beads, jewelry, keyboard, 5th wheel hitch, household items, children's misc. Too Much To List! SEBRING -LARGE MULTI-FAMILY GARAGE & BAKE SALE March 8 & 9, 8am till ? 4936 Oak Circle. Crafts, furn., household, clothing. SEBRING -HUGE YARD SALE! at Highlands art League at 1989 Lakeview Dr. (next to Library Mar 9th, 8am 2pm. Furniture, books, kitchenware, clothing, books, DVD's, jewelry, art supplies & more. ** In case of rain,it will be at the Art Center next to the Civic Center, behind the Yellow House Gallery** SEBRING -115 Karola Dr., Sat. Mar. 9th, 8am 3pm. Furn., Household Items, Electronics, Home Decor, Some New & Some Slightly Used. Too Much To List! PLUS SIZEwomens clothes and scrubs 2x-4x, junior clothes, boys clothes 6-8, girls clothes 12 mos-16, DVD"s $1 each, books, purses, queen sized headboard, game boys, guitar hero, kitchen items, bedding, board games, cooler, lots of misc. 1112 Evanston St. Follow signs on SR 17 behind Woodlawn Elementary L AKE PLACID/ Leisure Lakes Ares MULTI FAMILY SALE 719 Western Blvd., Sat. Mar. 9, 7:30am-12:30pm. 18 ft. boat inboard/outboard, scuba gear, art work, art light box, antiques, jewelry, household. Too Much To List! AVON PARKSat. 8 2pm. 223 Margarete Dr. Various household items, toys, Holiday decor, & more! 7320Garage &Yard Sales LAKE PLACIDLakeside Village South Clubhouse, Holmes Ave, Sat, Mar 9th., 7:00 am-1 pm. Books, Baked Goods, Antiques, Tools, Household Items, Clothing, & LOTS OF MISC. GIANT YARDSALE At Storage Facility. Sat. 3/9 8-4pm. Household,Furn.,Tools, Appliances, New & Vintage Jewelry. 1866 South Wilburn Dr. Located off US 27, Across from College, Towards Reflections. AVON PARKFri. Sat. 8 3pm. 307 E. Canfield. Books, clothes of all sizes, computer desk, printer, toys & misc. household. AVON PARKMULTI FAMILY SALE 12 W. Raymond St. ( off N. Lake Ave. Fri & Sat, March 8th & 9th, 8 AM-? Something For Everyone Too Much To List! AVON PARKHUGE SALE! 1515 Isis Lake dr. (off CR 17 Mar. 9, 7am ? Lots of Furniture, Sm. Appliances, Household items & Much Much More!! AVON PARK* Moving / Downsizing Fri & Sat, Mar. 8 & 9, 8am -? 925 Lake Lotela Dr. Furn., Decor., Household items, Tools, Toys, Outdoor misc., riding lawnmower, 4-wheeler & parts, 20'' Jeep wheels & tires, Too Much To List! HUGESALE Friday, Saturday, Sunday, 4165 Bianca St., Sebring 3 3872. Furniture, household goods, decor, linens, home improvement, jewelry, big women's to small size clothing, loads of shoes and purses some designer labels, electronics, appliances, gift and novelty items with new items added daily. Sunday most items half price. Don't miss this one !!!n!!! 7320Garage &Yard Sales WATERBED ACCESSORIES,King size, two heaters, divider pad, fill kit, soft side forms, liner, all for $25. Call 863-385-5126 WALL UNIT/ 3 Sections that can be separated. $60. 863-314-4486 UPRIGHT VACUUMCompletely reconditioned with a 30 Day Guarantee. $20. 863-402-2285 TREADMILL MAGICBRAND. $60. 863-314-4486 SWIVEL ROCKER$50. Please Call 863-465-2425 SWIVEL RECLINERROCKER Dark Blue. $35. 863-288-3008. STAINLESS STEELCART on wheels, has extra shelf, can be used for a computer, etc. $25. obo. Cash Only. 863-471-2502 SET OFEXTERIOR DOORS 36" w/frame. Asking $100. Call or text 304-404-4290. Located in lake Sebring Estates. Must sell. REFRIGERATOR 2Door, 4foot Tall, Separate Freezer $18. 863-414-8412 NEW CASEKIDS WAGON. New. $85. Sell $45. Call 863-453-4234 METAL BED,Head & Foot board & Hollywood Frame. King size. White. $15. 863-402-2285 LUGGAGE REDpattern, 3 pieces. Never used, $50. 863-446-0972 LIFE JACKETS3 Adult size, 1 floating cushion. $10. 863-385-5126. LAMBSKIN LEATHERJACKET / Black Size Large / Worthington for Ladies Beautiful & Very Soft. $20. 863-402-2285 GOLF CARTTIRE / USED / $20. 863-453-4234 CLOTHES WASHER/ G. E. / WHITE S mart Drive System / 3 years New 20% of New At $100. 863-382-4137 BRACLET -WHALE BONE, 1940's, with small gold nuggets (3 863-402-2285 BICYCLE TRAILER/ Single Carrier Pull Behind Bike. SOLD!!!!! TOSHIBA TV50 Inch. Excellent Condition. $18. 863-414-8412 7310Bargain Buys WAGON *AGRI FAB H.D.2000 (4 wheeled max., 61" long X 37" wide w/ 14" high sides, Removable tailgate. Very Nice! $225.00. Phone 863-453-7027 SLATE POOLTABLE with Overhead Light & Accessories. $700. Call 863-314-4486 DISHES NORITAKEChina, white w/gold rim. Service for 12 + extras. $200. obo. Call 863-402-1274 7300M iscellaneousSOFA &LOVESEAT Excel cond. A Great Price @ $200 Call 863-368-1136 7180Furniture 7000 MerchandiseDOWNTOWN SEBRING, Workshop & Store Front 3,200 sq. ft. $450. Call 863-414-7174 6750Commercial Rental LAKE PLACIDCommercial Building Available for Rent. Lg. units w/16' ceilings, power & water avail. Located on 621 South. Call 863-243-2685 LAKE PLACIDWAREHOUSES for rent from $47 / mo. & Commercial space for rent from $428 / mo. Contact Sara Rios, Compton Rental Properties. 863-465-4158 6550Warehousesfor RentSEBRING -2 STORY TOWN HOME 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA, 1 CG $800/Monthly No Smoking, No pets. RENTED!!!!!! 6300U nfurnished Houses LAKE PLACIDNewer, clean, 3BR/2BA, 1 Car garage. Utility room, screen room. Quiet area, nice yard. $765. Call 863-441-2844 or 863-465-3838 AVON PARKNice 2BR/2BA w/1 car garage, available now. Includes water/garbage. $625/mo. + $500 security. RENTED!!!! 6300Unfurnished HousesL AKE 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 SEBRING *Groves At Victoria Park* Apartments 55 plus. 1BR, 1BA starting at $493 mo. & 2BR, 2BA Special $271 mo. A/C, Laundry facility, Pool, Gym, Computer room, TV room, Resident activities. $200 deposit. Call 863-385-8460 LAKE PLACIDAPARTMENTS & HOMES for rent from $350 / mo. Call Sara Rios @ CENTURY 21 Compton Realty 863-465-1458 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 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsAVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsPLACID LAKESVery Nice Studio Apartment at 109 Golf Villas CT NW right next to the Country Club. Furnished, full size bed, microwave, toaster oven, tile floors, shared coin laundry, pool, no smoke, no pets. Incl. elec. & water. Only $425/mo. + $350 sec. Call or email Chuck. 863-840-1002 chuckmielke@embarqmail.com 6150FurnishedApartmentsSEBRING 2/1Nice, large Duplex, screen porch, $500/mo. 1917 Whiteman Ave. Call for details. 863-381-0357 or 863-446-2838. 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsLAKE 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 HomesF or Rent PALM HARBORFACTORY liquidation sale 3 Stock models must go $39K off select 2012 models John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 DOUBLEWIDE, 2BR/2 BA, Partly furn. New Dishwasher & Hot Water Heater w/ new water pipes, Lg. Shed. Clean! 2236 Whispering Pines Dr., Sebring. A sking $22,000. 863-402-2449. 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile Homes SEBRING 4BR/1BA.New carpet & tile throughout. New Cabinets, Dishwasher, double pain windows & doors. Screen porch. Fenced yard. NICE! REDUCED $55,000. 863-202-0697 SEBRING 2005,3BR/2BA, 2 car garage. Quiet street, Open floor plan, n icely maintained. $84,900. Call Travis, Bass Land Realty 863-381-5602 4080Homes for SaleSebring 4000 R eal Estate 3000 Financial TEACHER NEEDEDFor 2/3 year old class at Christian Preschool, F/T. Call 863-443-2344 and leave message. RESTAURANT TAKINGAPPLICATIONS for Dish Preps & Cooks. Apply @ Springlake Golf Resort MonSat. 8 5pm. Call 863-655-6215 For Directions Only RANCH &FACILITY PROPERTY S UPERVISOR & ASSISTANT NEEDED!! Looking for Property Supervisor & Assistant (Couples are encouraged property knowledge of maintenance operations, security and safety of prope rty, financial oversight, preventative maintenance, housekeeping & caretaker for animals. To apply please email: ranchowner12345@gmail.com A FLORIDACertified Double "C" WaterTreatment Plant & Wastewater Treatment PlantOperator. Call Laura Griffin at Heartland Workforce, (863 385-3672, ext 311 or fax 863-382-4237 for information and application form. EOE/DFWP. NEW SALONOPENING SOON IN SEBRING Hairdressers, massage therapist & facial person. Taking applications now. Clientel preferred. Call 863-414-6903 MEDICAID CASEWORKERNEEDED Full Time & Full Time Clerical position, must be willing to work flexible days & hours & must be able to travel. Spanish speaking a plus. Great pay & benefits. Fax resume to 863-402-3197. LIL WIZARDSACADEMY Is Looking for F/T & P/T Teachers. Please call 863-381-9676 or email jamesbox_3408@yahoo.com IMMEDIATE OPENING For LPN/Medical Assistant in a busy Pediatric office in Lake Placid & Sebring. Experienced in administering shots & phlebotomy. Bi-lingual preferred, Excellent benefits. Please email resume to: cfmkash@gmail.com, fax resume to 863-471-9340 or call 863-382-0566. EXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the Highlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort Keepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 CAREER OPPORTUNITY,Turner Furniture is seeking a highly motivated Furniture Sales Associate. Sales exp. pref. Unlimited earning potential, medical benefits avail. Please submit resume to: travist@strato.net 2100H elp WantedEXECUTIVE DIRECTOR,Avon Park Community Child Development Center. MinimumQualifications: 1) Bachelor's degree in education, early childhood education or organizational management, with at least 24 credit hours in early childhood education. 2) Five (5 childhood education. 3) Ability to use Microsoft Office programs: Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point and E-time for payroll. 4) Physical requirements: To perform essential functions and tasks which may include exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or 10 pounds of force as frequently as necessary; lifting, crawling, kneeling, bending, stooping, pulling and pushing, if required. 5) Satisfactory clearance of criminal history (DCF screening records check, drugs creening and financial integrity report. 6) Valid Driver's license. Responsibilities:H as knowledge and experience in early childhood child development and curriculum. Leadership position to develop and manage the early childhood services for children and their families at Avon Park Community Child Development Center. Focus on teacher preparation ad staff development, ensuring compliance with funding sources for education and staff qualifications. DEADLINE: April 10, 2013. Reply to: Send application and resume to Pat Landress, P. O. Box 868, Avon Park, Fl 33826 Other information: For inquiries regarding salary and benefits, call Pat Landress @ 863-471-5583 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mployment Having something to sell and not advertising is like winking in the dark. You know what youre doing, but no one else does. Call News-Sun classifieds today! 314-9876 Classified ads get fast results CITY OF SEBRING 2X2 AD # 00028323 DUMMY 2013 CIRCULATION MANAGER 2X3 AD # 00026405 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFF 2X5 AD # 00028067 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFF 2X4 AD # 00028221 DUMMY 2013 NEWS EDITOR 2X6 AD # 00026406 PLACID ARMS APTS 2X2 AD #00027957AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00028054 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00028056

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C M Y K That was the headline in B.A.S.S. TIMES, the o fficial publication of the worlds best bass anglers in the March 2013 issue. Its not often that we get national press coverage on our local lakes and I was impressed with the article, written by David A. Brown, highlighting not only one of our bestknown lakes but also Bobby Lane, a name rec-o gnized by many as one of the top tournament bass anglers from Lakeland. According to Lane, If there was one lake that I had to pick to catch a 10pounder or bigger in the springtime, it would be Lake Istokpoga, he said in the article, Youre not just going to get one or t wo good bites a day; man youre going to get 10 to 15 quality bites a day about any time of the year The article goes on to s ay this was not always the case. In the early 1960s, water level stabilization began limiting water fluctuations, resulting in excess vegetation and organic buildup, which impede habitat vegetation and flushing of Florida lakes. Natural lake cycles produce periods of low water, which exposes lake bottoms and allows accumulated muck to dry and disperse with the wind. This clears essential spawning areas where the bass nest on clean, sandy bottoms. Seasonal water fluctuations also allow native plants to establish, offer essential shallow water habitat to shelter young bass and provide feeding cover for adults. The ensuing decline in fishing productivity prompted the FWC and other environmental partners to use alternative means to rejuvenate the lake. From March through July 2001, Istokpoga was drawn down, and mechanical much removal scraped a total of 1,308 acres from 21 miles of shoreline. Since then, annual herbicide treatments and mechanical removal of tussocks and other detrimental vegetation reduce muck buildup and lessen the chance of plant die-offs, which cause fish kills. By 2003, scraped areas had eelgrass, a highly desirable native aquatic plant. By 2009, quality fish habitat covered 33 percent of the lake. FWC considers 20 to 40 per cent aquatic v egetation ideal. In 1997, Lake I stokpoga became a fish management area, and th e Lake Istokpoga Management Committee was formed at the request of Highlands County commissioners. Made up of county and FWC staff and representatives from local user groups (fishermen, guides, fish cam owners, homeowners associations, Audubon); the committee discusses management ideas and provides input. In addition, Friends of Istokpoga, a non-profit group, discusses management activities quarterly, including hydrilla treatment and habitat restoration plans. The FWC has also promoted a trophy fishery on Istokpoga through a 15 to 24 inch slot limit for bass and a three-fish daily bag limit (of which only one bass may be 24 inches or longer). The FWC conducts annual angler surveys and supplements that information with nonlethal electrofishing surveys. The 2012 surveys documented the highest largemouth bass success rate (0.82 fish per hour since the drawdown. Istokpoga is one of Floridas best success stories because it reflects the commissions philosophy of working with local citizens and businesses to try to provide the type of fishery that is wanted by the local community said FWC special projects coordinator Bob Wattendorf. Lane, who has fished the Istokpoga for much of his life, said hes amped over the lakes resurgence. From flipping reeds to trapping shallow grass, Lane expects quality and quantity from this lake. Lane said the FWCs SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, March 8, 2013 Page B4 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE K ara Faircloth got the Sebring run scoring started in the first and it wouldnt stop u ntil the Lady Streaks had piled up 17 runs on visiting Kathleen. By TAYLOR TUBBS N ews-Sun correspondentThe Lady Blue Streaks first game of the District 96Aschedule couldt have ended with a much better result, though head coach Joe Sinness still sees room for improvement even after the 17-9 domination over Kathleen at home on Tuesday night. Kathleen has improved a lot since last year, said Sinness. They have some new coaching. The girls were expecting an easy win, and maybe thats why we came out a little flat. They may have come out a little flat, but it didnt take long for the runs to start coming in bunches to pave the way to the eight-run margin of victory over the Lady Red Devils. Alison Hoffner, Mattie Coe and Kiana Antone lead the offensive charge with several runs batted in apiece for Sebring. Kara Faircloth hit two smashes that both earned her triples. In pitching action, Chelsea Bassett overcame some early control issues and walked away with the win for the Streaks. Sebrings district record stands at 1-0, 6-4 overall, and they look to maintain the winning ways on Friday night in an away game against another district team, the Winter Haven Blue Devils. Lady Blue Streaks put crush on Kathleen Sebring17K athleen9 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Torri Pringle and the Red Devils couldnt solve DeSoto hurler Donovan Day Tuesday night in their first loss of the season. Fishin Around... D on Norton Lake Istokpoga Big Bass Bonanza has returned See BASS, Page B4 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Joy Donglasan and the Lady Blue Streaks got back on the winning track this week and are now 10-2 on the season. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comIt was a dominant week for Sebring girls tennis as the team bounced back in fine form from just their second match loss of the season late last week. After dropping their second match of the season at Lakeland, the Lady Streaks reeled off seven wins in a row. That streak was halted last Thursday, Feb. 28, at George Jenkins, but Sebring seems to have used that to start another run of wins after sweeping DeSoto Tuesday and Lake Wales on Monday. At home against the Lady Bulldogs Tuesday, it was no contest as the Streaks lost a total of five games among the seven matches on the day. Ashley Castelli, Mackenzie Holmes and Sarah Beth Rogers took 6-0, 6-0 wins at Nos 2, 4 and 5 Singles, respectively. Teaoni Coker was virtually as dominant at No. 1 Singles with a 6-0, 6-1 win, while Amanda Rios certainly didnt have too much trouble at No. 3 Singles with a 6-2, 6-1 win. The two doubles matches followed the same pattern with Coker and Castelli cruising to an 8-0 win and Angie Patino and Rogers getting an 8-1 win. Mondays match at Lake Wales provided a little more resistance from the Lady Highlanders, but not too much. At No. 1 Singles, Nisha Patel rebounded from a 6-3, opening-set loss to Jessica Highnight to even it back up with a 6-2 win in the second set. Patel then took over in the tie-breaker and rolled to a 103 win. She really played smart tennis, head coach Jane Hollinger said. She was using drop shots, lobs and passing shots. The rest of the team then Sebring, Lake Placid girls serve up two wins See TENNIS, Page B3 By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comIt was bound to happen sooner or later, Avon Park baseball taking itsfirst loss of the season. In their case this year, it was a team of Bulldogs doing the trick to stop the D evils season-long win streak at nine, with Tuesdays 7-4 loss at DeSoto. F acing senior starter Donovan Day, Avon Park looked to start things early, in their usual way, when Alfred Brown reached on an error to lead off the game. But Brown was caught stealing, and a strike out, hit batter and ground out later made it a scoreless first and would set the tone for the first four innings. And it was the Bulldogs who jumped out to an early lead in the bottom of the frame when Garrett Anderson singled, moved to second on a wild pitch, reached third on a ground out and scored on a Tony Lalonde single. Red Devil starter Kenny McGrath struck two out of the next three batters out to s tem the tide, but the Avon Park offense could not get itself on track against Day. DeSoto added another run in their half of the seco nd, with Rogelio Santoyo singling, stealing second, taking third on a grounder and scoring when a pitch got away. Day worked a one, two, three top of the third and McGrath got the first two b atters out in the bottom of t he inning. But his control left him as he walked the next two Devils downed for first loss See AP, Page B3 Courtesy photo Kenneth Filppula is first in the mens 80-and-up aged ivision at the Panther 5K Saturday, March 2. Special to the News-Sun AVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Panther 5K Run/Walk attracted the highest number of participants in its four-year history, with 178 runners and walkers of all ages taking part in Saturdays race at the SFSC Highlands Campus. P articipants ranged from infants in baby strollers, who were spirited around the course by parents and grandp arents, to runners in their 80s, to canine joggers trott ing alongside their owners. T he unseasonable cold snap, which sent temperatures dipping into the 40s and 50s, made running conditions ideal. The course took runners and walkers around some of the campusscenic landmarks, beginning at the SFSC University Center, past the Tower of Enlightenment mural and the Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr. Health and Science Education Center, down to Memorial Drive and back again through the stunning porte cochere of the SFSC Theatre of the Performing Arts. The annual 5K race is sponsored by the SFSC Foundation, Inc., as a fundraiser for SFSC athletic programs. This years event raised $4,797. The Panther 5K is one of the events that the college foundation is most pleased to support, said Don Appelquist, executive director, SFSC Foundation. Im so proud of the many businesses and citizens that Nearly 180 run in SFSC Panther 5K See 5K, Page B3

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C M Y K SFSC Hosts Heartland GamesAVONPARK South Florida State College (SFSC Department announces Heartland Games for Active Adults 2013. T he 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, bask etball, 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.Hoops for H.O.P.E.SEBRING The Mary Toney H.O.P.E. (Helping Other People Elevate Foundation will be hosting its3rd Annual Community 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, March 9, in theS ebring High School Gym. The all-day event runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., with concessions, music and a guest speaker, with a cost of just $5 per player. The tournament will have male and female brackets consisting of threeto four-player teams in age groups ranging from 7-9, 10-12, 13-15 and 16-19. First and second place prizes will be awarded in each age group. The two younger age groups will start play at 8:30 a.m., with the older groups tipping off at Noon. All teams need to report to the gym 30 minutes prior to the first game of their division. Some age groups fill up fast, so register early to secure a spot. Registration deadline is Friday, March 8. To register, or for more information, contact LaVaar Scott at (863 Nick Brooks at (850 Princeton Harris at (863 Proceeds for the fun and competitive event go to benefit the Mary Toney H.O.P.E Foundation. Come spend the first day of Spring Break hooping it up on the court for a worthy cause.Legion Golf ScrambleSEBRINGAmerican Legion Post 25 will be hosting a Golf Scramble on S aturday, March 9, at the Golf Hammo ck Golf Course. Cost is $55 per person and includes one mulligan per golfer and refreshements during play. There will also be trophies and door prizes, along with contests for Closest tot he Pin and Longest Drive for both men and women. The four-person format will tee off to a shotgun start at 8 a.m. and will have three F lights. Make checks payable to American L egion Post No. 25. T here are limited openings, so if you have not confirmed your position and still wish to play, you need to contact the Legion at 465-0975, or get a sign-up sheet at the Lounge.Lunch for Youth BowlersLAKEPLACID Hot dogs, hamburgers, cheeseburgers and sausage sandwiches will be featured at a food sale Saturday, March 9, 11a.m.-2 p.m. in front of Lake Placid Do It Best Quality Hardware in the Winn Dixie Plaza, Lake Placid. One-hundred percent of the proceeds benefit the youth bowlers scholarship program in which over 30 youth bowlers are currently involved. So bring your family and friends and come buy lunch from the youth bowlers of Cozs in Lake Placid.Chamber Spring Golf ClassicSEBRING The Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce will host its Spring Golf Classic on Saturday, April 6, at the Sun N Lake Golf Clubs Deer Run course in Sebring. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce, a non-profit organization. The tournament, presented by Heacock Insurance and Heacock Payroll, will kick off with registration at 7:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. Asmall breakfast will be provided before play, as well as plenty of cold beverages on the course. Following the tournament, an awards and recognition luncheon will be held. Players can test their skill at two holein-one challenges, with a chance to win a new car sponsored by the Alan Jay Automotive Network, and $2,000 cash sponsored by the Cohan Radio Group. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three teams of each flight. Raffle tickets will be sold for amazing prizes, and door prizes will be drawn for lucky winners. The tournament will be a 4-man scramble, with an entry fee of $225 per team, or $60 per entry. This event is open to the public and the teams will be flighted by handicap. For more information or for a registration form, please contact the Sebring Chamber at 385-8448 or visit www.sebring.org EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB New York3721.638 Brooklyn3526.5743.5 Boston3327.5505 Toronto2438.38715 Philadelphia2337.38315 Southeast Division WLPctGB Miami4514.763 Atlanta3426.56711.5 Washington1940.32226 Orlando1745.27429.5 Charlotte1348.21333 Central Division WLPctGB Indiana3823.623 Chicago3427.5574 Milwaukee3029.5087 Detroit2340.36516 Cleveland2140.34417WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB San Antonio4814.774 Memphis4019.6786.5 Houston3329.53215 Dallas2733.45020 New Orleans2141.33927 Northwest Division WLPctGB Oklahoma City4416.733 Denver4022.6455 Utah3229.52512.5 Portland2832.46716 Minnesota2137.36222 Pacific Division WLPctGB L.A. Clippers4419.698 Golden State3527.5658.5 L.A. Lakers3131.50012.5 Phoenix2140.34422 Sacramento2142.33323 ___ Tuesdays Games Boston 109, Philadelphia 101 Oklahoma City 122, L.A. Lakers 105 Denver 120, Sacramento 113 Wednesdays Games Cleveland 104, Utah 101 Brooklyn 99, Charlotte 78 Boston 83, Indiana 81 Atlanta 107, Philadelphia 96 New York 87, Detroit 77 Miami 97, Orlando 96 Memphis 91, Portland 85 Minnesota 87, Washington 82 L.A. Lakers 108, New Orleans 102 Dallas 112, Houston 108 Toronto 98, Phoenix 71 San Antonio 101, Chicago 83 Golden State 87, Sacramento 83 L.A. Clippers 117, Milwaukee 101 Thursdays Games Oklahoma City at New York, late L.A. Clippers at Denver, late Fridays Games Oklahoma City at Charlotte, 7 p.m. Indiana at Orlando, 7 p.m. Memphis at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Washington at Brooklyn, 7:30 p.m. Dallas at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Utah at Chicago, 8 p.m. Atlanta at Boston, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 8 p.m. Portland at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Phoenix at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Houston at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Toronto at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m.LEADERSSCORING FGFTPTSAVG Durant, OKC550502171428.6 Anthony, NYK4803231409 28.2 Bryant, LAL6073891711 27.6 James, MIA6033041592 27.0 Harden, HOU4685141576 26.3 REBOUNDS OFFDEFTOTAVG Howard, LAL18749267912.1 Asik, HOU20951572411.7 Randolph, MEM23340764011.6 Noah, CHI22642465011.4 Vucevic, ORL21449270611.4 ASSISTS GASTAVG Rondo, BOS3842011.1 Paul, LAC514859.5 Vasquez, NOR625849.4 Holiday, PHL564828.6 Westbrook, OKC604707.8 3-POINT FIELD GOAL PERCENTAGE 3FG 3FGAPCT Korver, ATL147319.461 Curry, GOL187415.451 Calderon, DET107239.448 Webster, WAS100225.444 Ilyasova, MIL66151.437EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh1580308167 New Jersey1085255665 N.Y. Rangers1182245553 Philadelphia11121236872 N.Y. Islanders10112227078 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Montreal1454327159 Boston1433316046 Toronto1590307361 Ottawa1284285649 Buffalo9132206377 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Carolina1381276762 Tampa Bay10121218173 Winnipeg10111215668 Florida7115195983 Washington9111195962WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago2103457846 Detroit1184266360 St. Louis1192246467 Nashville995234759 Columbus7124185369 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver1165276361 Minnesota1192245256 Calgary984226169 Edmonton895215462 Colorado8104205365 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim1633357760 Los Angeles1272266052 San Jose1174265150 Phoenix1193256765 Dallas1192246163 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games Columbus 4, Edmonton 3, SO San Jose 3, Vancouver 2, SO Tampa Bay 5, New Jersey 2 N.Y. Islanders 6, Montreal 3 Washington 4, Boston 3, OT Carolina 4, Buffalo 3 N.Y. Rangers 4, Philadelphia 2 Florida 4, Winnipeg 1 Detroit 2, Colorado 1 Chicago 5, Minnesota 3 Los Angeles 6, St. Louis 4 Wednesdays Games Toronto 5, Ottawa 4 Chicago 3, Colorado 2 Calgary 4, San Jose 1 Anaheim 2, Phoenix 0 Thursdays Games Toronto at Boston, late Buffalo at New Jersey, late N.Y. Rangers at N.Y. Islanders, late Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, late Florida at Washington, late Montreal at Carolina, late Vancouver at Columbus, late Winnipeg at Tampa Bay, late Edmonton at Detroit, late St. Louis at Phoenix, late Dallas at Los Angeles, late Fridays Games Ottawa at N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m. Winnipeg at Florida, 7:30 p.m. Edmonton at Nashville, 8 p.m. Chicago at Colorado, 9 p.m. Calgary at Anaheim, 10:30 p.m.SCORING LEADERSGPGAPTS Crosby, Pit23112536 Stamkos, TB23171734 St. Louis, TB2362430 Vanek, Buf21121628 Staal, Car22121628 Kunitz, Pit23121628 Tavares, NYI23141327 Kane, Chi24121527 Voracek, Phi24101727 Getzlaf, Anh2291827 Moulson, NYI23111425 Ribeiro, Was2181725 Zetterberg, Det2361925 Kadri, Tor241014246 tied with 23 pts.BASEBALLAmerican League TEXAS RANGERSAgreed to terms with RHP Derek Lowe on a minor league contract. National League ST. LOUIS CARDINALSNamed Willie McGee special assistant to the general manager. WASHINGTON NATIONALSAgreed to terms with OF Corey Brown, RHP Erik Davis, INF Danny Espinosa, RHP Christian Garcia, RHP Nathan Karns, RHP Cole Kimball, C Sandy Leon, INF Steve Lombardozzi, 1B Chris Marrero, RHP Ryan Mattheus, 1B/OF Tyler Moore, OF Eury Perez, RHP Ryan Perry,C Wilson Ramos, INF Carlos Rivero, RHP Henry Rodriguez, C Jhonatan Solano and RHP Stephen Strasburg on one-year contracts. American Association AMARILLO SOXSigned RHP Paul Koss. EL PASO DIABLOSSigned INF Aritz Garcia. FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKSSigned RHP Alex Caldera. GARY SOUTHSHORE RAILCATSSigned OF Cristian Guerrero and RHP Michael Oros. KANSAS CITY T-BONESReleased 1B Kris Sanchez. LINCOLN SALTDOGSSigned OF Stephen Douglas and LHP Tony Butler. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERSSigned C Adrian Martinez and RHP Andy Noga. SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTSClaimed RHP Dexter Carter off waivers from Gary. Atlantic League LONG ISLAND DUCKSSigned INF Josh Barfield.BASKETBALLNational Basketball League ATLANTA HAWKSRecalled F Mike Scott from Bakersfield (NBADL Waived F-C Jeremy Tyler. Signed G Shelvin Mack to a 10-day contract.FOOTBALLNational Football League BUFFALO BILLSTendered an offer to TE Dorin Dickerson. GREEN BAY PACKERSNamed Alonzo Dotson college scout. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERSReleased K David Akers. SEATTLE SEAHAWKSSigned TE Darren Fells. WASHINGTON REDSKINSHired A.J. Smith as a senior executive.HOCKEYNational Hockey League CHICAGO BLACKHAWKSAssigned F Brandon Bollig to Rockford (AHL COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETSAssignedC Nick Drazenovic to Springfield (AHL DALLAS STARSRecalled F Francis Wathier from Texas (AHL NASHVILLE PREDATORSRecalled D Victor Bartley from Milwaukee (AHL NEW JERSEY DEVILSClaimed RW Tom Kostopoulos off waivers from Pittsburgh. Assigned RW Cam Janssen and G Keith Kinkaid to Albany (AHL Recalled G Jeff Frazee from Albany (AHL NEW YORK RANGERSClaimed D Roman Hamrlik off waivers from Washington. PHOENIX COYOTESSigned D Mathieu Brisebois to a three-year entry-level contract. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Baseball at Frostproof,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Frostproof,6:30 p.m.; Softball vs.DeSoto,6/7:30 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Cocoa Beach Classic,TBD TUESDAY: Baseball at Cocoa Beach Classic,TBD WEDNESDAY: Baseball at Cocoa Beach Classic,TBD Sebring TODAY: Baseball at Hardee,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Hardee,6 p.m.; Softball at Winter Haven,5:30/7:30 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Cocoa Beach Classic,TBD TUESDAY: Baseball at Cocoa Beach Classic,TBD WEDNESDAY: Baseball at Cocoa Beach Classic,TBD SFSC TODAY: Baseball at Hillsborough,3 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball vs.University of Tampa B Team,doubleheader,Noon; Softball vs. Lincolnland Community College,1 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball at Broward College,5 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball vs.Lincolnland Community College,6 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Baseball vs.Mulberry,7 p.m.; Softball at Frostproof,5:30/7:30 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Whale Branch,6 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball at Savannah Christian,6 p.m. B B O O X X I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 p p . m m . 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C M Y K Female WinnersAges 9-11: Sylvia Preston, first; Amari Hill, second; and Kyleigh Jackson, third. Ages 12-14: Savannah Oldfield, first; and Rayann Kulig-Thomas, second. Ages 1519: Caitlin Tribit, first; Kimber Harris, second; and Deonna Culverhouse, third: Ages 20-24: Hilary Fiocca, first; Amanda Cox; second; and Tammy Needham, third. Ages 25-29: Krista Schult, first; Heather Robinson, second; and Chelsi Graham, third. Ages 30-34: Amanda Hill, first; Marquiez Diorelly, second; and Shawn Bray, third. Ages 35-39: Michelle Bartnick, first; Maria Sanchez, second; and Amy Reed, third. Ages40-44: Trudy Benton, first; Karin Doty, second; and Jennifer Sarzynski, third. Ages 45-49: Margie Gourley, first; Toni Weaver, second; and Martile Blackman, third. Ages 50-54: Kimberly Smith, first; Cheryl Graham, second; and Tammy Jackson, third. Ages 5559: Rosemary Rodriguez, first; Shirley Whitsitt, second; and Cindy Rose, third. Ages 60-64: Peggy Essex-Klammer, first; Ann Frakes, second; and Patricia Sigmund, third. Ages 65-69: Anne Felde, first; and Annie Robinson, second. Ages 70-74: Julie Creed, first.Male WinnersAge 6-8: Daniel Lynch, first; Aiden Thomas, second; and Bernabe Gallardo; third. Ages 9-11: Chase Doty, first; Jordan Hill, second; and Patrick Boulay, third. Ages 12-14: Lukas High, first; Trevor Doty, second; and J.C. Kulig-Thomas, third. Ages 15-19: Nick Gregor, first; Elvis Villalobos, second; and Michael Divietro, third. Ages 20-24: Damyan Byrd, first; John Limdimas, second; and Michael Gergen, third. Ages 25-29: Terry Hancock, first; Nicholas Pavlinsky, second; and David Beumel, third. Ages 30-34: Jeremy Vincent, first. Ages 35-39: Bert Cox, first; Antonio Vasquez, second; and Adam Martin, third. Ages 40-44: Chris Doty, first; Tim Simonson, second; and Eddie Cuencas, third. Ages 45-49: Peter Preston, first. Ages 50-54: Bruce Beasley, first; Nelson Pacheco, second; and Shannon Wilson, third. Ages 55-59: Randy Grice, first; Chuck Best, second; and Joe Wright, third. Ages 60-64: Michael Stewart, first; Dan Hamilton, second; and Robert Rawlings, third. Ages 6569: Rod Matthews, first; Don Appelquist, second; and Norm Stephens, third. Ages 70-74: Jim Rector, first; and Clifford Ables, second. Ages 80 and up: Kenneth Filppula, first; Bill Schauwecker, second; and Forest Runge, third. stepped forward to be sponsors, of the members of our intercollegiate teams who volunteer on the course to provide directions and support, of the countys RSVP program that help with record keeping, and of course, the hundreds of run-n ers participate in the races. Each year the Panther 5k gets better and better. Its a fun day for everybody S hadowing the Sebring International Raceways b right yellow Corvette pace c ar was Renee Marin, who won the Panther 5K Run/Walk for the second year in a row with a time of 16:52. Debbie Bailey was the overall female winner with a time of 22:06. Patrick High was the male masters winner with a time of 17:14, and Jennifer Glassburn was the female masters winner with a time of 24:04. Shigeru Inagawa was the male grand masters winner with a time of 26:50, while Jo Collier, the female grand masters winner, ran the course in a time of 28:02. Rick Hitt, SFCCs athletic director and head baseball coach, helped organize the event and managed the numerous student baseball, softball, and volleyball players, who volunteered to direct traffic, supervise the course, and hand out participation medals. Once again we are very grateful for the opportunity to host the annual Panther 5k on our campus, Hitt said. Our grounds crew does a tremendous job of keeping this campus at a first class level, and it really makes for an enjoyable setting to run and walk in. Were grateful for all of the participants, sponsors, and volunteers who make this annual event a success. Their support means a great deal to Panther Athletics. We are looking forward to 2014 with great anticipation. Sponsoring this years 5K were Bill Jarrett Ford, Hodges University, Florida Hospital Heartland, Dr. Norm and Laurie Stephens, Tim and Vivian Cook, Alan Jay Automotive Management, Inc., Swaine and Leidel, AllStar Car Sales, Tami Cullens, SFSC Chapter of Association of Florida Colleges, Jessica Wackler and Kailey McCain, Wauchula State Bank, Joe Wright, Clifford M. Ables, Anytime Fitness, Artistic Frames and Signs, Rick Hitt and Family, SFSC Alumni Association, Peggy Sueppel, TD Bank, and Winn Dixie w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 8, 2013Page B3 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; 3/8, 22; 00027945 SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports friday ads; 00027951 followed suit with Joy Donglasan getting a 6-1, 6-1w in at No. 2, and Kelly Broen going 6-1, 6-2 for the win at No. 3. Morgan Heston coasted to a 6-0, 6-0 win at No. 4 Singles and Coker won her N o. 5 Singles match, 6-3, 61 Patel and Donglasan then went for an 8-1 win at No. 1 Doubles and Broen and Heston pitched a shutout with an 8-0 win at No. 2 Doubles. The girls currently have a record of 10-2 and will resume play after Spring Break with a home match against Lake Placid on Tuesday, March 19. The Lady Green Dragons are on a roll as well, winning matches Monday and Tuesday over Clewiston and Avon Park, respectively. Tuesdays match saw a 4-2 win over the Lady Red Devils, with singles wins being earned at No. 1 by Rachel Shattler and No. 3 by Jillian Gadsden. The No. 1 Doubles pairing of Hannah Waller and Stephanie Rodriguez got an 8-0 win and the No. 2 Doubles duo of Jenna Blount and Claire LeBlanc won their match 8-1. I n Mondays match against the visiting Lady Tigers, Lake Placid went 6-1, with the only loss coming at No. 1 Singles. The rest of the singles matches went their way, h owever, with LeBlanc, B lount, Shattler and Nelida Torres getting wins from No. 2 through 5, respectively. LeBlanc and Rodriguez had a battle on their hands at No. 1 Doubles, going 8-8 against Annessa Leyva and Jordan Rodriguez, before coming on strong to win the tie-breaker 7-0. Shattler and Blount had an easier time in the No. 2 Doubles match, getting an 81 win. Now 7-2 on the season, the L ady Dragons have time off o ver the break before returning to action Monday, March 18, with a trip to Okeechobee. Continued from B1 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Stephanie Rodriguez and the Lady Dragons earned two wins this week and moved their season record to 7-2. Tennis teams see records climb batters and Tyrone Perry came on in relief to get the f inal out of the frame. The 2-0 edge stayed intact into the fifth, when Avon Park finally started to show signs of life. With two out, Colton Brock stood on first, via a walk, with Torri Pringle at the plate. B rock stole second and moved to third when Pringle reached on an infield single. And when the already toolate throw trying to get Pringle out at first got away, the fleet left fielder raced all the way to third. He would soon come in on a wild pitch for the tying run. Perry worked a perfect bottom of the fifth to keep it tied, but the Devil offense was set down in order in the top of the sixth. And then the trouble began. Alead-off single in the bottom of the sixth by Corey Omar was followed by a single to right by Will Nelson to put runners on the corners. Santoyo drew a walk to load the bases and anotherw alk kept them loaded and broke the tie. Day then helped his own cause when he singled home two more runs, with another coming in to score on a throwing error on the play. Bay Hale, serving as a courtesy runner for Day, who had reached second on the last play and moved to third on a passed ball, soon came in on another passed ball with Gio Gomez on in relief. Anderson reached when he was hit by a pitch, but Gomez induce a double play and a pop out to short to end the rally, which had the Bulldogs now ahead 7-2. With three outs to go and four runs to make up, LuisM artinez drew a walk to get it started in the top of the seventh and moved to second one out later on a wild pitch. Brock reached on an error, which brought Martinez around with a run and moved Brock to second. Brown then hit a wormburner toward short that couldnt be handled to bring Brock home and inch the Devils closer. But thats where the inchi ng closer stopped as Day finished out his completegame performance which saw just two hits allowed, two walks and nine strikeouts. Now 9-1 for the 2013 campaign, Avon Park looked to get back to their winning ways Thursday with a visit from Fort Meade and a Friday home date with Mulberry. Continued from B1 AP winning streak halted Continued from B1 5K braves cold, raises funds C ourtesy photo Above: The nearly 180 runners on hand begin the Fourth Annual South Florida State College Panther 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 2. Below: Renee Marin crosses the finish line in 16:52 and wins the Panther 5K Run/Walk for the second year in a row. Panther 5K Run/Walk Results Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 Special to the News-SunSEBRING Wednesday, March 6, action in the Highlands County 60s Softball League had the VFW 4300 Cubs beating the Alan Jay Red Sox 14-9 to win both halfs of the season. Led by Jesse Hathaways four hits (double Dobbert, Brian Balcombe and winning pitcher John Kloets three hits each. Earl Richardson added two hits in three attempts. The losing Red Sox had JR Reed with four hits, Bill Kelsey had three hits and Dick Scultz, Jim Guild and Harry Bell had two hits each. The other side had the Independent White Sox upending the Fairmount Services Angels 20-14. White Sox leaders were John Jeffries with two doubles and seven runs batted in, while Bob Roth had four hits with a triple and double. Also with four hits was winning pitcher Dick Ostrech. Woody Woodward, Bob Richards and Ed Lindberg added three hits each to add to the attack. The AngelsBob Flodine had four hits, while John Miller, Steve Blazing and Mel Gross each added three hits. Jim Radcliff belted a threerun homer and Gallo Gonzalez added two hits. Results for Monday, March 4, saw the VFW4300 Cubs hot bats win out over the Fairmount Service Angels 2810. Jesse Hathaway and winning pitcher Dan Webb four hits each. Rapping out three hits apiece were Ray Trudell, Todd Martin, John Buja, Balcombe (triple Gene Phillips was perfect at the plate with two hits and two walks. The victory was painful as star shortstop Todd Martin broke a finger and is lost for the remaining games. The Angels were led by John Millers four hits. Gonzalez had three hits and Radcliff and Don Cunningham had two hits and one double each. The other field had Alan Jay outlasting the White Sox 17-12. The hot bats of the Red Sox were Schultz, Radcliff and Kyle Saunders with three hits each. Reed added two hits to the cause. The White Sox were led by Woodwards three hits (triple, two doubles), Tom McNallys three hits (double Sutliffs two hits, which included a double. The playoffs get underway Monday, March 11, to close out the 60s Softball season. Two, seven-inning games to be played at 10 a.m. at the Highland County Complex. Cubs take 60s crown

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C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Paul Brand has been the motoring columnist for the Minneapolis Star Tribune (startribune.com As a driver, he won the 1980 SCAAchampionship at Road Atlanta while on his honeymoon with his wife Jeri. He winters in Lake Placid and divides his time between senior softball and instructing for the Skip Barber Racing School in Sebring. He teaches entry level race car driving at the airport course. Which does he prefer? Whether at the ballfield or the racetrack, Im still twenty years old, he replied. He could not be with his Yates Insurance team on Monday because of racing commitments. He missed Dick Cooks dramatic two-out, gametying, grand-slam homer in the last inning that propelled the Insurers to a 33-29 win over Central Security. Yates tacked on seven more runs following the blast, then held on for the win. Winning pitcher Jeff Stanley smashed two round trippers. Dave Steigerwalt and Woody Hoffman each had seven hits, while Ed Engler and Bob Fox chipped in with six apiece. For the Securitymen, Bill DeStefano and Chet Johnson each had six hits. Seminole Tire disposed of Schoonis 21-15. Howard Carney led the Noles with six hits, while Skip Raller homered. Both Ross Anderson and Harland Newby hit a double and a triple. Darrel Richards turned in two sparkling plays at second base in the win. For Schoonis, rookies Denis Cuillerier and John McCallum both went deep. On Wednesday, Seminole Tire (8-10 week by upending Yates Insurance (12-6 innings. Norm Grubbs and Darrel Richards both homered in the extra inning rally, and Grubbs made a fine running catch to rob Cliff Bluml of a potential game-winning hit in the ninth. Howard Carney added a home run in the victory. Larry Oser paced Yates with seven hits, while Ed Engler totaled six. Jeff Stanley went deep in the loss. Schoonis (10-8 open a close game with a 16run last inning to subdue Central Security (6-12 16. Rookies Denis Cuillerier and Richard Rucker each homered and had seven hits. John McCallum also s mashed a round tripper. For Central Security, Don Ward doubled and homered among his four hits. For further league information, please visit lpsoftball.com work on Istokpoga sets the bar for Floridas other freshwater fisheries. What theyre doing on this lake, Id love for them to do on every lake because it is thriving better than it has in years. So there you have it folks! Lake Istokpoga is and continues to be a Big Bass Bonanza. I hadnt been out to Istokpoga in a few weeks so I made a trip last Saturday probably should have checked the weather. For those of you that braved the unseasonable weather, you may recall we had a front come through and the air temperatures dropped and the wind was blowing at 15-20 mph. Avery tough, cold day on the water! I found a few places to get out of the wind, and although I was a little uncomfortable, the fish didnt seem to mind the cooler temperatures. With the wind blowing so hard, I finally gave up on flipping and tried ripping some Rattletraps around the hydrilla and other vegetation. The fish were there, as evidenced by some aggressive strikes from a number of 2-4 pound bass. Were lucky to have such a great body of water in our own backyard, and as the year progresses, Im sure Ill be reporting some nice fish caught and released in Lake Istokpoga. Hopefully, Ill catch a few. Don Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He has also taught a few fishing classes at the South Florida Community College. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, mother-inlaw Ruth Charvat, Ranger, a huge black lab and Riley, a large golden retriever and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 863-273-4998, 216339-6571 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com Page B4News-SunFriday, March 8, 2013w ww.newssun.com HIGHLANDS SHEDS; 1.736"; 3"; Black; march ads; 00027948 MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 3.639"; 3"; Black; friday ads; 00027949 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 00028260 Golf HammockOn Wednesday, March 6, the Golf H ammock Ladies played a Low Gross/Low Net event. Taking Low Gross in the First Flight was Laura Kebberly with an 86, while Lorraine Friend was second at 94. L ow Net in the flight went to Florence Towells 68, with Ruth Harris three back in second at 71. Carol Troup won Low Gross in the Second Flight with a 98 and Anne Coffey was second at 101. Roxie McMillon had Low Net for the f light with 69 while Mary Cripps was just one back at 70 for second. First place for Low Gross in the T hird Flight went to Cindy Dall and her 1 02, while Jo Thornburg was second at 111. Low Net in the flight went to Gladys Zitelli with 73 and Alma Barefoot and Nancy Porcari tied for second at 77. L ast Monday, March 4, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am golf at Golf Hammock Country Club. Mike Winchester was even to take first place in A group and at minus 1 w as Fred Latshaw in second place. Jim Gulick scored plus 7 for first place in B group with Mike Anselm in second place with even and Havey Kecskes and Bob Watson tied for third with minus 1. Ned Bauer came in first place with p lus 3 in C group with Bobby Culbert and David Mulligan tying for second with plus 2. Phil Raymond scored even to take first place in D group and Terry Yandle and Paul Brown ant minus 1 tying for s econd place. Jack Bardelli came in first place in E group with plus 5 and Howard Brown in second place at plus 1. There was a tie for first place in F group at plus 2 between Paul Skidmore and Kathy Baker. There was also a tie for first place between Ken Spencer and Doc Thoms in G group with plus 1. In H group there was a tie for first place between Jim Reed and Sal Sboto with plus 2. Bill Alesi scored plus 7 to take first place in I group and in second place was Janet Regan with plus 4. In J group Jerry Patterson made plus 9 to take first place and Bob Morrison came in second place with plus 6. Next Monday the Mezza group will play at Golf Hammock CC beginning at 7:45 a.m. Please arrive early to register. The banquet will follow this match at Homers beginning at 2p .m. For more information, call Pete at 4142110.P lacid LakesThe Moose Charities Tournament was played with 84 players Saturday, March 2. The winning teams were: Flight 1 First place, Nate Cervantes, Charlie Cervantes, Rob DeLong and Andrew Darline with minus-15; second place, Frank Fisher, John Goble, Bob McMillian and Bob Bauman with minus11; and third place, John Doty, Rob Page, Alice Bitzer and Lane Capp with minus-9. Flight 2 First place, Jim Rozzy, Bob Kretschmar, John McEachren and John Wisniski with minus-7. Tying for second/third places w ere Billy Pugh, Harry Finks, Ken Morgan and Vern Shupe; Dennis Murphy, Mike Murphy, Steve Russella nd Paul Fore with minus-6 each. Flight 3 First place, Dob Peters, Kip Regnier, Dick Regnier and Jim Heathw ith minus-7; second place, Dennis Lee, Dick Merc, Stan Samual and Terry Otting with minus-6; and third place, Henry and Joanne Shaw, Wayne and Carole Drovin with minus-3. Closest to the pin: (Men Terry Otting, 9-feet-2; and (Women), No. 2, Marnie Rosettis, 10-feet-3.L ongest Drive: (Men DeLong; and (Women), No. 4, Liz Hadden. A Hole-In-One was made by Lake Placid resident, Mike Ayers on Hole No. 11, using a 7-iron at 130 yards on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Another Hole-InOne was made by Jack Hoerner, Lake Placid resident, on Hole No. 13, usinga pitching wedge at 126 yards. Congratulations guys!River GreensThe Golfettes played a game Tuesday, Feb. 26. The winners were: First place, Pat K incer with 30. Tying for second/third/fourth/fifth/sixth/seventh places were Laura Smutnick, Bev Rudd, Anne Kelly, Joanne Merkle, Dee Paul and April Bienick with 32 each. A Limited Member event was played Monday, Feb. 25. Winning first place was the team of Don and Patsy Miller, Berk and CarolynH yde with plus-17. Tying for second/third places were Ed and Judy Ward and Felix Charlier; John and Kay Lemek, Bob and Linda McLaughlin with plus-8.5 each. Individual winners were: First place, Berk Hyde with plus-12. Tying for second/third places were Felix Charlier and Don Miller with plus-7 each. The Morrison Group played a game Monday, Feb. 25. Winning first place was the team of K enny Brunswick, Jim Cercy, Al Farrell and Ken Koon. The Mens Association played a Mens Day event on Saturday, Feb. 23. Winning first place was the team of Cliff Steele, Kenny Brunswick, Jim Cercy and Peter March with minus-29; second place, Butch Smith, Dick Garceau, Bob Wolf and Lefty St. Pierre with minus-22; and third place, Cliff Aubin, Gerry Page, Keith Kincer and Al Farrell with minus-20. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Don McDonald, 6 -feet-8; No. 5, Kenny Brunswick, 5-feet-10; No. 12, Cliff Aubin, 7feet-9; and No. 17, Lefty St. Pierre, 5-feet3. The Couples 9-Holes was played Thursday, Feb. 21. The winners were: F irst place, Russ and Bev Rudd; second place, Jerry and Jackie MacGeorge; and third place, Dave Petty and Janella Forcier. Closest to the pin: No. 3, Janella Forcier; and No. 5, Russ Rudd. The Ladies Association played ap ro am tournament on Thursday, Feb. 21. Winning first place w as the team of Pauline Bridge, Peggy Wehunt and Linda Ekstrom with plus10.5; second place, Pat Gower, Pat Graf, Donna Johnson and Pat Kincer with plus-1.5; and third place, Terrie Trumbull, Bev Rudd, Fran Neil and Anita Calvin with plus-1. Individual winners were: First place, P eggy Wehunt with plus-7; second place, Kay Conkle with plus-6.5; and third place, Mary Beth Carby with plus-5. The Mens Association played a pro am tournament Wednesday, Feb. 20. Winning first place was the team of Russ Rudd, Lefty St. Pierre, John Smutnick and Bob Wolf with plus15.5; second place, Romy Febre, Butch Smith and Wayne Carlin with plus-9; and third place, Cecil Lemons, TerryL ewis, Peter March and J.R. Messler with plus-6.5. Individual winners were: A Flight First place, John Smutnick with plus17; and second place, Romy Febre with plus-4. B Flight First place, Gil Heier with plus-4; and second place, Cliff Aubin with plus-3.5. C Flight -F irst place, Jim Cercy with plus-3. Tying for second/third places were Wayne Carlin and Neil Purcell with plus-2 each. D Flight First place, Al Farrell with plus-4; and second place, Peter March with plus-3.5.SpringLakeOn Wednesday, March 6, the SpringLake Ladies League played a 3B est Ball Net Score tournament on the Cougar Trail Course. T he winners with a 180 net score were Rita Jaskowski, Donna Ryan, Betty Blaser and Terri Swisher. Coming in second, with a 184 net score, were Carolyn Irvine, Margaret Mazzola, Barbara Mountz and Ruth Ann Payne. In third place, with a 185 net score, was Kay Baxter, Kay Gorham, Roberta Briggs and Joan Gann. On Tuesday, March 5, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association conducted Day 1 of their annual Club Championship on the Cougar Trail golf course. There were four Flights and at the end of the two days there will be a Low Gross and a Low Net winner in each f light. In the A Flight at the end of Day 1, Gary Behrendt led with a par 70 effort a nd a net 63. In second place was new member Bazz Van Willigen with a gross 73 and n et 67. Third place in A went to Pat Jaskowski with a 74 and a net 66 and f ourth place was awarded to John Starks who scored a 77 and a net 73. In the B Flight, first place went to Charlie Keniston with a 78 and a net 65. Second place went to Gene Hearn who had a gross 79 and a net 64. W ill David was third with an 82 and a net 71 and Dave Kamish was in fourth with an 80 and a net 70. In C Flight, first place was held by Leon Van with an 82 and net 62, while second place went to Larry Miesner, who scored an 82 and a net 63. T hird went to Bob Bergs 84 and net 65 and fourth to Larry Colclasure and his gross 88 and net 73. The D Flight was won by John Bozynskis gross 81 and net 58. In second place were Bill Schauwecker gross 88 and net 64 and Ron Brochu gross 88 and net 68. Fourth place is held by Gale Monda, who scored 90 and net 71. Day 2 of this years Championship will be held Thursday on Panther Trail, a much tougher course. I t will be interesting to see who holds up and who moves up under more challenging conditions. Continued from B1 Bass make a name for local lake Brand misses wild Yates win NEWS-SUN 385-6155

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Lake P lacid Health Care Center has partnered with Health Care Navigator,LLC and Sunshine State Health Plan in the Medicare programsB undled Payment for Care Improvement initiative. We a re pleased to have this opportunity to work witht he federal government, Health Care Navigator,LLC and Sunshine State Health Plan in leading the redesign of post-acute care servicesf or patients with a variety of orthopedic,respiratory and UTI-related conditions, said David Smith,administrator at Lake Placid HealthC are Center. Lake Placid Health Care Center is one of more than 400 healthcare provider organizations nationwide that are participating in this initiative. Chris Paterson, CEO and president of Sunshine State Health Plan, said,Sunshine Health looks forward to working with CMS and Health Care Navigator,LLC on the Bundled Payment Care Improvement Initiative. Our experience in care coordination and transition management will assist patients in their recovery process and mitigate the risk of negative outcomes that may result in hospital re-admission. The Bundled Payments for Care Improvement initiative includes four models of bundling payments,varying by the types of health care providers involved and the services included in the bundle. Depending on the model type,CMS will bundle payments for services beneficiaries receive during an episode of care,encouraging hospitals,physicians, post-acute facilities ando ther providers as applicable to work together to improve health outcomes and lower costs. Organizations of providers participating in the initiative will agree to provide CMS ad iscount from expected payments for the episode of care and then the provider partners will work together Adult Grief Support groups start March 11SEBRING Cornerstone Hospice understands that we all grieve in our own uniquew ay. Cornerstone Hospice www.cornerstonehospice.org is offering six consecutive adult grief support groups to provide a safe place to sharey our grief and to receive validation from others who are also experiencing a loss, announced Ken Geren, bereavement counselor for the nonprofit Hospice inH ighlands County. Join others in a support g roup facilitated by a counselor who understands the process and provides a safep lace where you can begin the journey of grief recovery a nd rebuilding your life. Cornerstone grief support groups are offered at no cost to residents of Highlands County. The groups are con-v eniently scheduled at First Presbyterian Church,319 P oinsettia Ave. The grief support groups will be offered during sixc onsecutive Mondays beginning March 11 from 1:302 :30 p.m. Call (863 5560 to pre-register for these six adult grief supportg roup meetings. Cornerstone Hospice and Palliative Care,Inc.,a notf or-profit,community organization since 1984,provides c omfort and care to Central Florida families experiencing life-limiting illnesses. More than 5,000 people in Highlands,Hardee,Lake,O range,Osceola,Polk,and Sumter counties benefit from Cornerstone programs each year. Enhanced patient and family care is made pos-s ible through the generous support of individuals and groups.For more information,to donate,or to volunteer call 888-728-6234 orv isit www.cornerstonehospice.org.Heartland Amputee Group meets ThursdaySEBRING The Heartland Amputee Group will meet noon Thursday, March 14 at the SebringC hamber of Commerce. There will be group discuss ion on topics related to the members. This meeting is always a unique opportunityt o increase awareness in the general public about limb l oss and the journey for recovery and re-adjustment. Feel welcome to bring a brown-bag lunch. This group is an informat ional type of support group for both recent and experie nced amputees of all levels, their family and friends and interested health care professionals. The groups mainp urpose is to give support, encouragement and exchange information and product knowledge. For any other information a bout the group,or if you would like to be on the mailing list for notification of the meetings and guest speakers, call HALLO at 385-1196,e mail halloinc@embarqmail.com or write P.O. Box 7082,Sebring,FL 33872. O utreach events setA ce Homecare community outreach events schedule for March is as follows: Wednesday 8 a.m., Health Fair at Neiberts,U.S. 9 8,Lake Placid; and 9 a.m., Health Fair,Palm Estates, U.S. 98,Lorida. Thursday 9 a.m., Coping with Transitions, M aranatha Village,Arbuckle Creek Road,Sebring. Friday 9 a.m.,Health Fair,Highlands Village,Villa Road,Sebring; and 10 a.m.,H ealth Fair,Avon Park Meal Site,Main Street. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 8, 2013Page B5 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; h ealthy living; 00027946 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 00027947 M OBILITY EXPRESS; 9.347"; 11"; Black; healthy living; 00028110 HEALTHYLIVING Last weekends hould be our last really cold weathera nd from the number of plant ladent rucks I have seen,most people are thinking of planting before the heat of summer. Like any job,gardening requires the right tools.F irst is a good pair of gloves. The same weather t hat brings many of us here also brings many biting critters,not to mentiont horns and other sharp objects in the ground. They w ill also prevent blisters. Next,make sure your equipment is in good repair. Pruners are sharp,rakes have all the tines and shov-e ls are the right type (yes, there are more than one t ype of shovels,but you will need to ask the garden tool guy for help in decid-i ng) and handle length for your height. For those of us w ho are a little stiff,tools with ergonometric bent handles are available on theI nternet and at many garden supply stores. Avoid custom hand grips as these are often one size fits no one. Pick jobs that are realist ic. Let the nursery plant the very large trees. They also guarantee their work. Dont try to carry very large sacks of pebbles,m ulch,or sand. Use your wheelbarrow or wagon. There is no prize for pruning all of your hedges in one afternoon except perhaps a visit to your friendlyo rthopedist. Vary the jobs do a little digging,a little p runing,a little weeding so that different muscle groups are used. If a joint or mus-c le starts aching,stop,rest and put a little ice on so the j oint or muscle tends to forget who it is mad at. An easy way to make small ice packs is to get the original blue green Dawn,put it in aZ iploc and freeze. It will stay squishy and refreeze. D ont forget kneeling pads to protect your knees, also hats and sunscreen.G ardening may be more fun than other exercises but you s till need to remember to drink plenty of fluid as the days get hotter. I f you are working in a small area and do not want to work bent over,try a small stool. There are even some with handles makingi t easier to get up. If you still cant get down to put in those annuals,you can do pots or try to find a kid for hire. They are oftene nthusiastic,can turn into garden aficionados and, most of all,they bend easily. They just need a little supervision. Lastly sit back and enjoy y our lovely yard. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand &S houlder Specialists offering specialty care close to home w ith a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. She is certified b y the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a F ellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Dr. Carrs long list of a chievements include being an Orthopaedic Surgeon certifieda s a hand specialist. For more information, visit http://hands houlder-specialist.com or call 382-7777. Garden for spring flowers, not pain Guest Column Dr. Diana Carr HE ALTHSN APSHOTS Lake Placid Health Care participates in Bundled Payment program See LOOKING,page B6

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C M Y K to reduce re-admissions, duplicative care and complications to lower costst hrough improvement. This marks the start of P hase 1 of Models 2,3 and 4. In Phase 1,(through July 2013) more than 100 participants partnering with more than 400 provider organiza-t ions,will receive new data from CMS on care patterns and engage in shared learning in how to improve care. Phase 1 participants are gen-e rally expected to become participants in Phase 2,in which approved participants opt to take on financial risk for episodes of care starting in July 2013,pending contract finalization and completion of CMSstandard program integrity reviews. The objective of this initiative is to improve the quality of health care delivery for Medicare beneficiaries,while reducing program expenditures,by aligning the financial incentives of all providers,said Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services acting administrator Marilyn Tavenner. The healthcare delivery s ystem is changing and in the future will certainly be based on the value of the service provided. That means the clinical outcomes must beg ood,the service great and the cost modest. More and more consumers are relying on publicly available satisfaction and outcome data to make decisions about who can best provide their healthcare. Service providers like Lake Placid Health Care Center that are guided by outcomes data and that have experience in both,improving customer satisfaction and coordinating care with other providers to achieve lower costs,will be in the best position to succeed in the future. I n the coming months, Lake Placid Health Care Center will continue working with its partners,local hospitals,physicians,home healthp roviders and other stakeholders to collaboratively develop clinical pathways, care transition protocols and quality measures in an effort to ensure that the people we serve receive the best possible outcomes. Ultimately, our goal is to help each person recover as quickly as possible from their illness and return back home safely and without complications, Smith said. Page B6News-SunFriday, March 8, 2013www.newssun.com MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living; 00027944 SANDERS, JAVARIUS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, youth conference; 00027954 C OWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 3/8/13; 00028262 HEALTHYLIVING Dear Pharmacist:At one of your lectures I heard you say you drink linden tea at night but you never saidw hy.What is it and why is it something you like? L.P.,Jacksonville Answer:Linden herb is so awesome and because it hass o many health benefits,I incorporate it into many home-made herbal teas. You may not have been heard of it before but this centuriesold herb has been historical-l y used as a non-narcotic treatment to help with sleep a nd anxiety and it lowers blood pressure. Linden herb is chock-full o f of antioxidants and ingredients that impact your card iovascular,digestive and respiratory tract. Linden is best known to help with mild insomnia and anxiety. One of the active ingredients inl inden is an essential oil called farnesol,which helps r elax the cardiovascular system. This may have a positive impact on arrhythmiasw hile also curbing stress. Most people report feeling r elaxed,and even drowsy. Linden can also help with indigestion as well as nauseaa nd vomiting. This is interesting. Linden mildly reduces blood press ure because the farnesol it contains acts like a natural c alcium channel blocker (drugs that are in this category include amlodipine, nifedipine and diltiazem among others. Linden also isa mild diuretic and gently dilates blood vessels allowi ng blood to flow more freely. Sweet,if you have high blood pressure. Thats aid,dont give up your medication,I dont think its a s strong as medicine unless you combine it with other antihypertensive herbs. This is a good time of year to mention that lindeni s capable of soothing the upper respiratory tract,great i f you have a cold or flu. It promotes sweating,so this as a great natural way to break a fever and release toxins from your body. It has natur al antiseptic properties so it could ward off infections. Having both expectorant anda nti-inflammatory properties, linden can help thin mucus and this could be very soothi ng for some people,especially those with bronchitis, e mphysema,chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD Linden supports liver health and enhances bile secretion and these actionsh elp you eliminate toxins better. Linden is not that popular (yetant it,these are only a few options:Dried herb is soldo nline and some health food stores,just make tea like I do (one tablespoon herb per cup of water); for a stronger effect,buy a pure extract made by Herb Pharm or cap-s ules made by Natures Way. L inden grows all over Colorado and its a gorgeous tree. If you have one,bec areful harvesting because of skin reaction. Also,too m uch linden can adversely effect the heart. Because it has widespread effects on the body,head to toe,it could interact with medica-t ions,especially lithium and diuretics. Its important to a sk your doctor ifnew herbs,even great ones like linden,are appropriate fory ou. Linden herb can lower blood pressure and help you sleep Dear Pharmacist S uzy Cohen Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real S olutions. For more information, visit www. D earPharmacist. com. This i nformation is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Looking at future healthcare delivery C ontinued from page B5 Did YouKNOW?In Florida, the bicycle is legally defined as a vehicle. Bicyclists using a public roadway are considered operators of motor vehicles and are responsible for observing all traffic laws. With few exceptions, there is only one road and it is up to motorists and bicyclists to treat each other with care and respect. Adherence to the law is the foundation of respect.

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunFriday, March 8, 2013www.newssun.com DUMMY 2013; 11.25"; 14.72"; Black; church directory #1 dummy; 00026401Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. ANGLICAN New Life Anglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave.(Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852.Rev.Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863strhodes1020@ yahoo.com.Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer.astoral and Spiritual. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name;Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor.Christ centered and biblically based.Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available.Bible studies at 9:45 a.m.Sunday and 7 p.m.Wednesday.Prayer Time 6:30 p.m.on Wednesday.Bible classes at 9:45 a.m.are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m.Sunday.Church phone:452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:453-6986.Email: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvonPark 100 N.Lake Ave., Avon Park.Rev.Jon Beck, pastor;Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families;Joy Loomis, music director;Rev.Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor.Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.;Youth 445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.;Youth Activities, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.;Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services:Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Sunday broadcast on Cable TV Channel 6.Call 453-6681 for details.In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S.27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid).Your place for family, friends and faith.Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m.Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:information@ fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida.Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m.Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service.Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone:385-5154.Dr.Allen Higginbotham, Interim Pastor;Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults;and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.;Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Call 385-4704.Website www.fbsebring.com Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339.Rev.John D.Girdley, pastor.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.;11 a.m.Childrens Church;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m.Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church.Larry Ruse, pastor.Phone 655-1899.Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached.Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.;E vening Service, 6 p.m.Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m.Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall.Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle.Phone 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552.Home phone:214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church,(SBC 4400 Sparta Road.Rev.Mark McDowell, Pastor.Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-0869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC 379 S.Commerce Ave., Sebring.David C. Altman, Pastor.Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.;Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.;Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services.Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and 7 p.m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English.Weekday mass at 8 a.m.Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th.Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Parrish office/mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanishfax, 3855169;email, office@stcathe.com ;website, www.stcathe.com .School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr.Anna V.Adam, 747 S.Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870;385-7300;fax, 3857310;email school@stcathe.com .School office hours 7:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.MondayFriday.Clergy:Very Rev.Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday:3:30 and 5 p.m.(vigilSunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m.(Spanish.m.(Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m.(French Mass).Daily Mass:Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m.Sacrament of Reconcilliation:7:15-7:45 a.m.first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m.Saturday and 9-9:45 a.m. Sunday.Office Hours:8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.Monday-Friday. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil,4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.;Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Cornerstone Christian Church (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825.Love Christ Love People.Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister.Jon Carter, Music Minister.Sunday, 9 a.m.Bible Study; 10 a.m.Worship;Communion available each week.Wednesday, 7 p.m.Home Fellowship Group.For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace A ve., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 4657065.Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday:Bible classes, 9 a.m.;Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m.Thelma Hall, organist;and Pat Hjort, pianist.Wednesday:Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone.Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life!Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Tod Schwingel, Preacher;Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor.Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.;Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m;Evening service at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m.followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m.Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m.Thursdays.Office hours, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.Monday-Friday.Phone 3826676. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:385-0358 or 385-3435.The Rev.Ronald Norton, Pastor;Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m.Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m.Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.;Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875.Call 3821343.Rev.Steve Hagen, pastor.Sunday services:Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.;Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m.(off siteWednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 154 N. Franklin St.Sunday:10:30 a.m.morning worship and Sunday school.Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public readingr oom/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. C HURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.and Wednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m.Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.All are invited to join us.For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the website http://www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W.Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor.Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is at7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852.Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth.Call 465-6916.Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orang e Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP RELIGION Atonement Lutheran Church ELCAS EBRING This Fourth Sunday in Lent,Deacon David Thoresens sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Luke 15:1-3,11b-32. March birthdaysw ill be celebrated following worship service. Thursday Bible study led by Rev. Jefferson Cox on March 14 and 21. Sharon Palmer will leads tudy on other Thursdays. Every Wednesday at 5 p.m., Lenten soup and sandwich suppers will be served now through March 20. Its followed by an informalw orship service. Visitors welcome. Lent schedule is as follows:March 17,Winter Visitor AppreciationS unday Brunch following worship service; March 24,Palm Sunday worship service with Communion;M arch 28,Maundy Thursday worship service at 7 p.m. led by Rev. C ox; March 29,Good Friday service at 7 p.m.; and March 31,Easter Sunday service with brunch follow-i ng worship service.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This Fourth Sunday in Lent,Pastor ScottM cLean will preach a sermon titled God Was Reconciling.The church is at 1320 County Road 64, east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Form ore information,call 471-2663 or search online at christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Mysteryat the Sundaym orning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. Emmanuel United Church of C hrist SEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver Sunday morn-i ngs sermon,Seasons of Love, with Scripture from Luke 15:1-2, 11-32. T he church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 ( Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visit sebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID Revival services begin at 6 p.m. Saturday through Wednesday. On Sunday, morning and evening revival serv-i ce will feature Dr. Joe McKeever, a retired pastor and cartoonist,as speaker. He brings a sketchpad and draws people before and after the services. A copy is given to thes ubject and a copy is posted on the church walls. McKeever endeavors to make a lasting difference in peoples lives by the preaching and teaching of Gods word. R obbie Gould,gifted pianist and worship leader,will lead in worship during the revival services. For further information about activities of the Faith Baptist (AF amily of Faith),call the church office at 465-0060 or check out the website at www.faithbaptistchurchlp.com. The church is at 660 Holmes Ave.F aith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday morni ng,the church celebrates Fourth Sunday in Lent. The Rev. Robert R einhardt will deliver his sermon, Heart of the Father. Adult Sunday school class is s tudying Blessed Are the Peacemakers... Practicing M inistry of Reconciliation. Lenten series on Wednesday will be Overheard Conversations by the CrossTwo Thieves. Dinner is at 5:30 p.m.,worship follows. The Luck of the Irishmystery dinner with a St. Patricks Day t heme is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.The fee is $10 per person,raising money for the youth to travel to a youth gathering. Call 385-7848 or e-mail faithlutheransebring@com-c ast.net. Heartland Pops Concert Best of the Popis at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23. A free will offering will be taken.First Christian Church (Disciples of ChristSEBRING At the Lords T able Sunday morning will be Elders Howard Lewis and Diane Beidler. Assisting with Communion will be Carol Chandler and Catherine Baker. Greeters forS unday are Jerry and Kay Dubal. Acolyte is David Thibodeau. The leaders for childrens church willb e Carol and Mike Graves. The pastors sermon Sunday is titled Pilate Hands Jesus Overw ith Scripture from Luke 23:13-23. For more information,call the c hurch office at 385-0352.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.A VON PARK On Sunday morning,Rev. Ed Fleagle will be the guest speaker. His sermon is titled The Holy Spiritbased on I Corinthians 2:12. The adult classh as been viewing a video series titled The Life and Ministry of the Messiahsponsored by Focus on the Family.The lessons are filmed on location in Israel and narratedb y Ray Vander Lann. Sundays film is titled Cappadocia Dont Forget Us.Matt Sboto teaches the youth class and they are studying the book of Ephesians. T he choirs introit will be Thou Art Worthyand the anthem will be By Faith. On Wednesday,there will be no Bible study. O n Friday and Saturday,March 15 and 16,several ladies will attend the Florida ARP Womens Ministries Annual Spring Retreat at the FFA Leadership TrainingC enter in Haines City. Guest speaker is Starla Shattler from Lake Placid. T he church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). For questions,c all 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church A. R. P.S EBRING The Missions Conference is being held and the M issions message will be given this Sunday morning by Ken Lotze, guest speaker. Deacons meet at 4 p.m. Monday in the conference room. Continued on page B9

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 8, 2013Page B9 EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends.Wednesday:Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican Episcopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone:465-0051.Rev.Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m.Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N.Ridgewood Drive, Sebring. Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m.Wednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor.The Way A place for you.Office Phone:471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674.Email: theway church@hotmail.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863 0869.Dr.Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.;Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INDEPENDENT First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825; (863on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesday studies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational 2200 N.Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone:452-9777 or 4533771.Sunday service:Sunday School, 10 a.m.and worship, 11 a.m.Wednesday services:7 p.m. prayer meeting/Bible study.Pastor: W.H.Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA 1178 S.E.Lakeview Drive., Sebring.David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev.Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.Jim Helwig, organist/choir director.Worship service at 9:30 a.m.;Holy Eucharist is every Sunday.Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Tuesday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of month with lunch.Bring a dish to pass.Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.Come grow with us.Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m.Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise.Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship.Come worship and fellowship with us.For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863 see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor.Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Sunday Traditional Worship Service, 8 a.m. ;Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month.Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m.Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 open from 10 a.m.to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC Association of Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.James Weed, pastor.Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.Bible Study, 9 a.m.Nursery provided.Social activities:Choir, Missions, Evangelism.Phone 3852346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSSunday Worship at 10 a.m.;Bible Study, 9 a.m.For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E.Main St., at Memorial Drive, AvonPark.Pastor Rev.John C.Grodzinski.Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m.Open Communion celebrated at all services.ods Work, Our Hands. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852;465-5253.The Rev.Richard A.Norris, pastor; Susan C.Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director;and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December:Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.Worship schedule for January through Easter:Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday.Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday.Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent.Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services.Other activities and groups include: Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL3 3872.Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.;Youth, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer time, 6:15 p.m. Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening service, 6 p.m.Pastor Lester Osbeck.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided.The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L.Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com.Church phone: 314-0482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Crossroads of Life, 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-655-9163.The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Dustin Woods, interim lead pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m.Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.;Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: covpres@strato.net;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.Wednesday:Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.Nursery available during worship.Call the church office for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 117 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Sunday Traditional Worship, 8 and 9:30 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Wednesday evenings:Adult Bible Study 7 p.m.(Nursery available), Youth Group (middle and high school) 7 p.m., RockSolid (kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@ embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez.Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME.Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos.Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring;385-2438. Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service:every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m.Pastor Nathan Madrid. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863 Sunday Services:Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.;Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.;Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. THE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday:Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N.Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S.Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev.A.C.Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 a nd 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S.Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863von Jarrett, Pastor.Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.Rev.John A.Bryant, pastor. Rev.Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Rev.Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor.Sunday worship services:Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.and 10:45 a.m.Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m.; Prayer Group, 6 p.m.We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known.Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 4652422. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.The Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing.The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday. Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone: 655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we.Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is allinclusive.Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope.Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday; Bible studies throughout the week. 471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP Dorcas Sewing Circle meets at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday in fellowship hall. For more information,call 3850 107.First United Methodist Church of SebringS EBRING Rev.A.C. Bryants sermon will be Jesus Speaks in Parableswith the Scripture reading from Luke 15:1-3. New Lenten study,When Gods S pirit Moves,begins Wednesday in the Sanctuary and will be led by the pastor. Soup supper precedes at 5:45 p.m. in the FLC. United Methodist Women Circles will meet at 9:30 a.m.T uesday. The church is downtown at 126 S Pine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com. Call the church office for informationa t 385-5184.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this week will be ransplanted Heart Part IIwith Scripture from John 13:6-17. T he service will include a trombone solo by Ralph Sylvester; special by Robert Whitman; special by Allen Warchak; and the Heartland Singers singing IveN ever Gotten Over GettinSaved. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South in Sebring (behind Publix); phone number is 3149693.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morni ng Bible lesson,Daniels Prayer of Confessionis taken from Daniel,chapter 9. Pastor JimS caggs will bring the Sunday morning and evening worship service messages. M arch end-of-the-month-sing will be at the Easter Sunrise servi ce on Sunday,March 31.St. John United Methodist ChurchS EBRING Sunday morning, the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message from the Lenten series will be God Wants Us to Have Peace with Justice.Biblical refer-e nce is from Proverbs 31:8-9.Sebring Church of the BrethrenS EBRING This Sunday morning,the pastor will preach on From Discipline Comes Strength. Pastor Wendell Bohrer will p reach on New Leadership. Sunday school number two will be meeting in the conference room and studying articles from The Messenger.That class will be ledb y Larry Weise. For more information,call 3851597.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake U nited Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. The Rev. Clyde Weavers sermon will be The Betrayer Became the Betrayed.Fellowship follows the s ervice. RELIGION Continued from page B8 Missions Conference begins todayS EBRING First Presbyterian Church,319 Poinsettia Ave.,will host a Missions Conference today through Sunday. A covered dish supper will be s erved today in fellowship hall. Bring a covered dish to share; beverages will be provided. At 7 p.m.,a concert will be presented by The Mountain Mission SchoolC hoir of Grundy,Va. Mission Conference breakfast will be at 8 a.m. Saturday in fellowship hall. The Potters House will be guest. Reservations are required. Second Sunday Fellowship Timein the courtyard at 10 a.m. S unday. Coffee and cake will be served. Blood pressure checks will be available. Worship servicew ill be with guest speaker Ken Lotze,a World Witness represent ative,Assisting the church to reach out to Muslims in America.Church plans yard saleSEBRING Calvary Church, o n Hammock Road,will host a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.Wacasters in concertSEBRING First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine willh ost a free concert with the The Wacaster Family at 6 p.m. Sunday.The church is at 111 Lake Josephine Drive; phone number is 655-1524. T he Wacaster Family was nominated in 2004 as Favorite Mixed Group of the Year for Music CityG ospel Showcase,in 2007 as Group of the Year Top 5 List for Agape Fest third annual FanA ppreciation Awards,and in 2007 for ICM Awards Top 10 List for G roup of the Year and New Artist of the Year. Matthew Wacaster was nominated for Youth forA gape Fest third annual Fan Appreciation Awards and in 2007 SNAPSHOTS Continued on page B10

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C M Y K O n the way home from the local worship service one Sunday morning,a little girl turned to her mother and declared,Mommy,the preachers sermon confused me today. The mother said,Oh? What did he say that confused you? The little girl answered, ell,he said that God is bigger than we are. Is that true? es,that is true,the mother replied with a smile. The little girl then affirmed,He also said that God lives within us. Is that true,too? Again the mother replied, es,that is true. God lives within all of His faithful children. Then,said the little girl, if God is bigger than us, and if He lives in us,then wouldnt He show through? If one is living a Christian life,then God is living in him. Therefore,God should be able to show throughin that persons life. Some might even say that God cannot help but show throughin that persons life. However,Jesus taught that at least some of the responsibility of God showing throughfalls upon us. In Matthew 5:16,Jesus commanded,Let your light shine before men in such a way that they may see your good works,and glorify your Father who is in Heaven. So,letting our lights shine is not good enough. Jesus wants us to let our lights shine so brightly that others will be drawn to them and saved,as a result. If we want to please God, then we must become His children and live faithful Christian lives. That means that we cannot keep our Christianity to ourselves. Rather,we must share God with others by teaching His truths and living obedient lives that allow Him to show throughto all those around us. Kevins Komments is presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway. On the Internet visit www.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com. We continue our examination of the claim of Islam in the Koran/Quran (Surah IV,157) that Jesus was not crucified,i.e.d id not die on the cross. Therefore,they claim He did not rise from the dead. This claim by Muhammad is defended by Ahmed Deedat in his book byt he above title. We now examine more of Deedats arguments. Pilate marvelsto hear that Jesus was dead. He knew from experience that no man cand ie so soon by crucifixion. He suspected that Jesus was alive. Pilate learned from his centuriont hat Jesus was dead. (Mark 15:44,45) As previously stated, Muslin Deedat makes no men-t ion of Jesusbeating/scourging (Isaiah 52:14 f ixion as a factor in hastening His death. Report on winding s heets. German scientists who carried out experiments on the Shroud of Turinsaid that the heart of Jesus had not stopped functioning that he was alive. Ahmed Deedat is really desperate to back up the claims ofM uhammad that Jesus did not die on the cross. This shroud is a centuries old linen cloth that has an image of a man supposed to have been crucified.W ikipedia says The shroud continues to remain one of the m ost studied and controversial artifacts in human history. Deedat claims to know it was t he body of Jesus where is the evidence? Forbade Mary Magdalene to touch him. Touch me notfor this reason that itw ould hurt; because he was alive.Deedat writes on page 48,Though he appears normal to all intents and purposes,he had,nevertheless,been througha violent,physical and emotional ordeal. It would be excruciati ngly painful if he allowed her any enthusiastic contact.Thisa ccount is from John 20:17 and the KJV uses touchwhereas t he NKJV uses do not cling to me. The meaning of the haptois to cling to,lay hold ofand haptomaiis to touch, hold on,embrace. The obviousm eaning is not to literally touch because in Matthew 28:9 disciples came and held Him/Jesus by His feet and worshipped Him! In fact,Jesus explained to Mary,Do not cling to Me,for Ih ave not yet ascended to My Father Deedats purpose is t o claim that Jesus was not resurrected but resuscitated! Ate food again and again i n his post crucifixionappearances. Food only necessary if he w as alive.His purpose for eating in their presence was to demonstrate that He was not a spirit. (Luke 24:36-43) In this He was proving to them His res-u rrection. Deedat claims that if Jesus had died he would have b een raised a spiritual body. Observe his statements on pages 58,59 the disciples weret hinking that he had returned from the dead,that he had been r esurrected and if so he would be in a spiritual form a spirit! And Jesus is telling them that hei s not spirit not resurrected! ... Jesus was telling his disciples, when he said Behold my hands a nd my feet,that the body he wanted them to see,feel and t ouch was not a spiritual body, nor a metamorphosed body,nor a resurrected body. Because a resurrected bodybecomes spiritualised!How wouldD eedat explain Lazarus or Dorcas? Perhaps he is ignorant of the prophet David and Peters declaration on Pentecost:he, foreseeing this,spoke concerning the resurrection of the Christ,that His soul was not left in Hades,nor did His flesh see corruption. This Jesus God has raised up. Of which we are all witnesses(Acts 2:31,32 27. Testimony of angels: angels who had said that he was aliveLuke 24:23. Did not say,resurrectedbut the actual word uttered by the angels was alivThis is a classic example of cafeteria style (picking and choosing) interpretation. The original statement of the two men/angels was He is noth ere,but is risen! Remember how he spoke to you when He was still in Galilee(Luke 24:6;M atthew 28:6). Now read the words of Jesus,The Son of Man must suffer man things,a nd be rejected by the elders and chief priests and scribes, a nd be killed,and be raised the third day(Luke 9:22). Ahmed Deedats books, Crucifixion or Crucifiction and Resurrection or R esuscitationare filled with stories of people who were crucifiedyet did not die. The English word crucifixion comes from the Greek word Staurosa nd means an upright pale or stake. Crucifixion did not a lways result in death and the newspaper stories have no bearing on the death of Jesus on thec ross. There is an abundance of witn esses of His death and then the risen Savior in the four accounts of His life and the Holy Spirits l ist in First Corinthians 15:58enough evidence to convince any open-minded jury. But now Christ is risen from the dead, and has become the firstfruits oft hose who have fallen asleep (First Corinthians 15:20This was the foundation for a living hope in the formerly distraught disciples (First Peter 1:3b oldly proclaimed from Pentecost (Acts 2ard. F rank Parker can be contacted at frankparker27@gmail.com. Page B10News-SunFriday, March 8, 2013www.newssun.com G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 3/8/13; 00028261 won the Rising Star Award. The y oungest member of the family,he was also nominated for 2007 ICM Top 10 List for Youth Award.Special Sunday March 10S EBRING Faith Missionary Baptist Church,1708 LaGrange Ave., will feature the Bible on Sunday. Special guests will be representatives of Gideons International who faith-f ully put Bibles in motels,hospitals, give to our military troops and place wherever they can. These are given out not only in the United States ,but worldwide. They will share stories on how lives have been literally rescued and changed because of the Gideon B ible they found in their time of despair. T he local church would like to show gratitude to their ministry by having individuals and families buy a s many Bibles as possible so they can be presented with a generous financial gift to purchase Bibles for distribution.Prime Timers meetLAKE PLACID The Prime T imers of First Baptist Church (119 E. Royal Palm St.) will host a covered dish luncheon at noon Monday in the fellowship hall. Swaine & Leidel Financial Planners will speak on whats new on the financial horizon. C ontinued from page B9 SNAPSHOTS RELIGION Courtesy photo Jeff Steinberg will be the guest speaker at Sundays services at Memorial United Methodist Church. S pecial to the News-SunLAKE PLACID On Sunday, M emorial United Methodist Church will host Jeff Steinberg. Born with no a rms and badly deformed legs, Steinberg has had to overcome obstacles that would cause many people to quit. Hes called a tiny giant at four feet,six inches tall,he has a big mes-s age. Meet him; hear his remarkable and dynamic singing voice and believeh im when he says,a handicap is anything that keeps me from being or b ecoming all that God created me to be! Memorial United Methodist Church is at 500 Kent Ave.,behind the tower. For more information,call 465-2422. Memorial United Methodist will host guest speaker Is God showing through? Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson Crucifixion or Crucifiction? II Guest column F rank Parker The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K By FRAZIER MOORE AP Television WriterNEW YORK Valerie Harper,who played Rhoda Morgenstern on televisions The Mary Tyler Moore Shoand its spinoff, Rhoda,has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. People magazine reported on its website Wednesday that the 73-year-old actress received the news on Jan. 15. Tests revealed she has leptomeningeal carcinomatosis,a rare condition that occurs when cancer cells spread into the fluidfilled membrane surrounding the brain. The report says Harpers doctors have said she has as little as three months to live. I dont think of dying, Harper told the magazine ina cover interview. I think of being here now. Harpers character, Rhoda,was one of televisions most beloved characters during the 1970s,and the tart-tongued,self-deprecating Rhoda made Harper a star. She won three consecutive Emmys (1971-73 supporting actress on Maryplus another for outstanding lead actress for Rhoda,which ran from 1974-78. Harper began show business as a dancer in several Broadway musicals,and worked in summer stock and with the Second City improv group. I was a dancer but I was always a little overweight, she once told The Associated Press. Id say, Hello,Im Valerie Harper and Im overweight.d say it quickly before they could. ... I always got called chubby,my nose was too wide, my hair was too kinky. Accordingly,she played Rhoda at first as a plump, wisecracking contrast to slender,winsome Mary Richards. But as The Mary Tyler Moore Shoevolved, Rhoda trimmed down and her own brand of beauty was acknowledged. The character was wildly popular and soon inspired her own CBS sitcom,which saw Rhoda moving back home to New York City and even getting married. After her success on TV, she returned to theater. Several TV movie and feature films followed,including Chapter Twand Blame It on Rio. In 2000,she reunited with Moore in a TV film,Mary and Rhoda. Rhoda Morgenstern gave a wonderful impetus and propulsion to my career, she told the AP in 2001. At the time,she had stepped into the role originated by former Alicestar Linda Lavin in the Broadway comedy The Tale of the Allergists Wife. Harper played what she described as an angst-ridden Woman of a Certain Age,and she likened that character to Rhoda,whose shared creed,she said,is Get into life,and enjoy it. Just stop with the white knuckles and relax. Be OK with yourself. In recent years,Harper had guest roles on several TV series,and in 2010 was back on Broadway playing Tallulah Bankhead,a flamboyant star from Hollywoods Golden Age. AP Drama Critic Michael Kuchwara wrote that Harper submerges the iconic Rhoda Morgensternand has a ferocious sense of comic timing. In January,Harper published a new memoir,I, Rhoda. Online: http://www.people.com/people/article/0,,20679402,00.ht ml D ear Abby: I am in a county jail forp arole violation. I am an addict, which isw hy Im in this not-so-welcoming environment. I accept full responsibility for being here because ultimately it was my actions that guaranteed mec onfinement in jail. I read your column every day and f ind hope within it. I have been struck with some not-so-good newsw hile here. On a recent visit with my parents I learned m y mother,who suffers from a variety of health problems,can no longer work. My father,who must work to cover the cost of herm edical care,has been diagnosed with liver cancer. T his is very difficult for me. My father is my absolute best friend. I havet o be strong for my mother. I want to scream and cry and s ometimes lash out,but my inner adult (Im 26 that would be immature. I dont feel like I have come to terms with my fathers illness. Although I k now what is eventually to come,I have yet to feel any e motion,good or bad. Im not sure if Im blocking it or if Im being the strongwilled adult I was raised to be by my father and bestf riend. I was never raised with the men dont cryor be strong for your mother concept. Am I repressing my emotions? And if so,is there anything I can do to start dealing with this? Just A nother Inmate in Pennsylvania D ear Just: All people do not react to bad news in the same way crying,screaming or lashing out. Some go numb for a period of time,u ntil they are ready to process their emotions. Part of your problem may be that because youre incarcerated, you feel helpless. N ot knowing whether psychological counseling is available for prisoners in your jail or how effective it is if its offered at all Im recommending you discuss this with a chaplain. It would be a safe way to air some of the emotions you are struggling with. You have my sympathy. Dear Abby: I am the mother of a yours,mine and oursfamily. Between u s,my husband and I have six children. I have been for his three children since the oldest was 6. Fifteen years have passed,a nd I raised all of them as my own. Because the stress of such a large family has taken its toll at times,I have said I couldnt wait untile veryone was 18 and out of the house. Three of the children are on their own now and three remain. The youngest is 14. I recently took my 18-year-olds on to the Air Force recruiter to take his entrance test and a s I watched him walk into the building,I started to cry. I realized I dont really want t hem to go away. I have been a parent since I was 17,and now at 40 Im having a hard time imagining life without them. Im afraid of having only my husband to keep me occu-p ied. There has never been a time without kids around. I m afraid itll be like starting our relationship all over again,and he may not likew hat he sees. How can I get past the fear of not being n eeded or wanted anymore? Almost Empty-Nested in Vermont D ear Almost EmptyNested: Instead of allowing fear or anxiety to drag you d own,look at the bright side. Your nest will be full f or four more years and if there is something about yourself that you see that you dont like,there is plenty of time to do somethinga bout it. You are more than justa mother. Because your responsibilities as a parent have lightened,use the time to broaden your horizons and develop some mutual inter-e sts with your husband that you couldnt before. S ometimes we can be our own harshest critics so be a little kinder to yourself and consider what I have said. It is heartfelt. Dear Abby is written by Abigail V an Buren, also known as J eanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069.F or everything you need to know about wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby, Wedding Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 8, 2013Page B11 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 00028152 Son in jail struggles to cope with Dads cancer diagnosis DIVERSIONS Dear Abby By CHRISTY LEMIRE A P Movie Critic Oz the Great and Powerfulaims for nostalgia in older viewers who grew up on The Wizard of Oz and still hold the classicd ear while simultaneously enchanting a newer,younger audience. It never really accomplishes either successfully. A prequel to the groundbreaking 1939 picture,Oz can be very pretty but also overlong and repetitive,witha plot thats more plodding that dazzling. Director SamR aimi also is trying to find his own balance here b etween creating a bigbudget,3-D blockbuster and placing his signature stampo f kitschy,darkly humorous horror. Hes done the lavish C GI thing before,with diminishing results,in the Spider-Mantrilogy,but here he has the daunting task of doing so while mining ane ven more treasured pop culture phenomenon. T he results are understandably inconsistent. Oz features a couple of fun per-f ormances,a handful of witty lines,some clever d etails and spectacular costumes. And its all punctuated by a Danny Elfman scoret hat serves as a reminder of how similar this effectsladen extravaganza is to the l atter-day (and mediocre work of Elfmans frequent c ollaborator,Tim Burton specifically,2010s Alice in Wonderland,also from Disney. At its center is a miscast J ames Franco,co-star of Raimis Spider-Man movies,as the circus huckster who becomes the reluctant Wizard of Oz. On the page (in the script from Mitchell Kapner and DavidL indsay-Abaire),Francos selfish,scheming womanize r provides an early glimpse of the famous fraud that Dorothy Gale and her posse of new pals will go on to expose. But Franco seemst oo boyish for the role; hes neither charismatic nor selfl oathing enough and his performance frequently consists of hammy goofing. So when his character does have a change of heart andd ecides to accept his destiny as a noble and inspiring leader,it rings hollow. Before he gets there, though,he must journeyt hrough the Technicolortinted splendor of this wildl y dreamlike place much of which resembles one oft hose Thomas Kinkade paintings youd see at the mall not once but many times,which feels redundant. But then again,so doest he whole structure of the film itself. Like Dorothy,Francos Oscar Diggs is whisked away from sepia-toned,rural K ansas of 1905 (projected in slightly boxier Academy r atio,a nice touch) through a tornado to the vibrantly hued,magical land that just happens to bear his nickname:Oz. Like Dorothy,hew alks along the yellow brick road with some new comp anions who have ties to his old life back home:a wisecracking,flying monkey( voiced by Zach Braff,channeling Billy Crystal) and a s pritely but resourceful china doll (voiced by Joey King). A nd like Dorothy,once he reaches his destination,he must face a witch. But w hich witch is which? You see,there are three,one of w hom is the truly wicked one. First,he meets the beautiful and naiveTheodora (Mila Kunis),who believesh e is the wonderful wizard her father,the king,said would come to save Oz in a prophecy before he was killed. Kunis is weirdly stiff and subdued in these early scenes,which squander heri nherent spark; later,as Theodora evolves,she s creeches in a tone thats reminiscent of her Family Guycharacter,the awkward teenage Meg,screaming at her brother Chris tog et out of her room. Next comes Theodoras sophisticated and deceitful s ister,Evanora (a funny, vampy Rachel Weisz),who r ules over Emerald City as its protector and fills Oz in on the riches that could be his if he fulfills the prophecy,kills the Wicked Witcha nd becomes the king. Finally,theres Glinda the G ood Witch,played by a sweetly ethereal Michelle Williams. She also appearsi n the Kansas prelude as a young woman whos clearly s mitten by Oz and hesitant to accept a marriage proposal from another man. (If shem arries him,by the way,her last name will be Gale.) Oz the Great and P owerfulplays with the notion of making people b elieve through spectacle and trickery that what you see is more important than what you actually get. Its Ozs bread and buttera nd its a primary tenet of the moviemaking process itself,of course. But this time,something is missing in the magic. Oz the Great and Powerful,a Disney release,i s rated PG for sequences of action and scary images,and b rief mild language. Motion Picture Association of America rating definitions: PG Parental guidance suggested. S ome material may not be suitable for children. C ourtesy Disney/MCT Glinda (Michelle Williams), the Good Witch, invokes her powers in Disneys Oz The G reat and Powerful. Oz the Great and Powerful isnt either Movie Review Oz the Great and Powerful Rating: PG R unning time: 130 minutes R eview: (of 4 TV star Valerie Harper has brain cancer The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K LIVING B12 SE CTION News-Sun Friday, March 8, 2013 FAMILY FEATURES When it comes to adding technology to your home,the bedroom might not be the first place you would consider. But the reality is that high tech is becoming an integral part of every living space including the bedroom. A survey by the International Furnishings and Design Association (IFDA) looked at what designers expect to s ee in American homes by the year 2020. The report predicts that:Master bedroom suites will get busier,sharing time as a home office,media center or exercise room.97 percent of respondents believe that by 2020 many home furnishings will be activated by means such as voice and sensor. Primary candidates for remote control/motorized operation include lighting,entertainment gear,environmental controls and window treatments. High-tech is here to stay,said Emily Henderson, HGTV Design Starwinner and designer on Secrets from a Styliston HGTV. Technology can make your life easier in so many ways. And with so much activity centered in the master suite, it makes sense to add useful tech devices into that living space,too. Here are a few of Hendersons favorite ways to modernize the master bedroom in style: Emily HendersonAddingtechnologyandstyle tothebedroom |BedcontrolIt shouldnt take a lot of work to get comfortable enough to relax, said Henderson. Traditional beds only have one position,and thats not going to be a good fit for everyone or every activity. Thats why I love Leggett & Platts adjustable bed bases. With a wireless remote I can easily change my position to be comfortable no matter what Im doing. Henderson says that todays adjustable base beds are not only more functional than old models,but there more attractive,too. You can find a style to fit your room and a model that offers the level of technology that youre comfortable with,she said. For example,the Leggett & Platt Designer Series has intuitive digital remotes that let you adjust both the head and the foot of your mattress so you can find exactly the right position. They even have a massage feature for a little stylish pampering and a bed skirt option for a more traditional look.Learn more at www.lpadjustablebeds.com. |MusiccontrolYou want to listen to music on good quality speakers,but you dont want a huge speaker in your bedroom; nor do you want to have to get up and turn the stereo off. Also,I dont always like the music right next to my ear,on the nightstand,said Henderson,so instead I recommend a Bluetooth or wireless speaker that plugs into your wall. You can find speakers that are small and attractive with a great sound and can be controlled by your smartphone next to your bed. When choosing a speaker,keep a few things in mind:Bluetooth reach is limited to about 30 feet. Some speakers use Wi-Fi wireless network technology,which has wider coverage.Some models have a dock for smartphones or other devices, as well as additional audio inputs for connecting other devices such as your TV. Make sure the model you choose is compatible with your devices some only work with iOS or Android systems.Some wireless speakers come with remotes or voice recognition controls,but the quality varies. Read user reviews before making your decision.|HeatcontrolSleeping at the right temperature is crucial for a wakeless nights sleep, but finding an attractive thermostat can be tricky. There are thermostats which you can control with your iPhone even if you are traveling,so that when you are headed home you can make sure its warm enough without wasting a lot of energy,said Henderson. These thermostats are intended to save you energy and money by automatically learning your patterns and behavior and adjusting itself accordingly. You can also create your own personal comfort zone within the bedroom with temperature controlled pillows and blankets. And theres nothing quite like waking up and putting your feet down on heated flooring. |Remotecontrol TVmountall mounting your TV isnt anything new,but being able to lie in bed and control the exact placement (right,left,tilt up,tilt down) is a total luxury,said Henderson. Many companies are starting to do this so you dont have to have the TV across from your bed,instead you can put it on a side wall and have the long extendable arm bring the TV to you by remote. Make sure that your wall mount is compatible with your television. Check the weight rating on the mounts and brackets to make sure they can support your TV. Some mounts have different shapes to fit different screen sizes. Check the specification on the packaging to be sure. Hide ugly cables with a cord concealer. You can find lowprofile paintable flat screen cord cover kits at your local home improvement stores. Paint them to match your wall and thell blend right in.|Motorized window treatment controls such a luxury to be able to lie in bed and use a remote to open your curtains or shades in the morning,said Henderson. I think it officially means you are a grown up,but in a good way. Henderson recommends that you get shades or curtains that have blackout lining,and ideally two settings one for privacy and light control,which would be lighter and thinner,and one with the blackout lining for that perfect dark room that you can sleep in. Blackout curtains also muffle outside noise. Im a big fan of The Shade Store motorized window treatments,which are all custom made. They are super high quality so less likely to break down and are still very attractive. You can find motorized shades or shutters with a timer,which lets you program them to open and close whenever you like. Some have wall switches,while others have a remote control so you can operate them from anywhere.