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C M Y K NEWS-SUN H ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, March 29-30, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 38 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 77 49C omplete Forecast PAGE B14 Mostly sunny and warming back up F orecast Question: Should gay marriage be legal in all of the United States? Next question: Do you think the County Commission has handled the Swamp Hammock issue correctly? www.newssun .comM ake your voice heard at Online Obituaries Floyd Dierdorff Age 81, of Sebring Elizabeth Norman Age 88, of Sebring Obituaries, Page A5 Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com Yes 37.6% No 62.4% T otal votes: 173 ClassifiedsA11 Community BriefsA2 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA4 Healthy LivingB7 Lottery NumbersA2 Movie Review/TimesB11 ReligionB8 Sports On TVB2 Sudoku PuzzleB11 Index Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun andFact or fiction?G et the scoop on 10 c ommon health beliefs LIVING, B14Easter party to go onO rganizers hoping for safe, quiet e vent in Highway Park PAGEA 2Diamond daysS treaks, SFSC f all, but APgets needed win SPORTS, B1 WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, goal front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 7 9 9 4 4 3 3 Courtesy photo Chelsea Levine, team captain for Glades Electric Co.s Relay for Life team in Lake Placid, shows the thermometer flyer indicating the events goal. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Get ready to see purple, think purple, and wear purple. The American Cancer Societys Relay For Life event will take place this year in Lake Placid on April 6 at the Lake Placid High School football field beginning at noon. Many enthusiastic local teams will set up campsites to prepare for the 18 hours of fun. Since the signature color for Relay For Life is purple, local merchants and individuals are encouraged to display this color in any way possible for the entire week preceding the event. Purple bows, purple clothing, purple banners and other creative ideas will remind everyone of the purpose for Relay For Life. Many businesses are already displaying their purple. Florida Hospital in Lake Placid has an actual tree in the lobby sporting purple ribbons and remembrance medallions, and folks are encouraged to hang one on in honor or memory of a loved one. Glades Electric has decorated its lobby with medallions, posters, crepe paper and other purple items to remind customers about the Relay for Life event. The LP prepares to paint the town purple Relay for Life event April 6 Courtesy photo Captain Kristine Ratliff departs with other medical and military staff for the Air Base MASH unit in Balad, Iraq, Jan. 13, 2007. See RELAY,A7 By BARRYFOSTER N ews-Sun correspondentSEBRING As expected, i t was another marathon night meeting for Highlands C ounty commissioners Tuesday evening but at the end of better than four hourso f discussion, there still seems to be confusion as to e xactly what motion was p assed in regard to the Swamp Hammock Outdoor R ecreation Club. I am going to have to review it again, said JeffK ennedy of Swamp Hammock. I t appeared that commiss ioners moved to deny a requested zoning change and i nstead allow the Swamp Hammock group to apply for a special event permit, some-t hing which does not exist in Highlands County. However, i n making the motion, C ommissioner Ron Handley also mentioned a temporary u se permit. There is a huge difference between a special events anda temporary use permit, Kennedy said. F ollowing three hours of testimony from lawyers and c itizens representing both proponents and opponents of the recreational facility offM argurite Road, commiss ioners took a break to work on a 38th condition for approval insurance indemnification for the Swamp Hammock plan still alive But still some confusion about whats next Editors note: This is the first in a series of articles by Carol Kline about her daughter, retired AirF orce Major Kristine Ratliff, who was seriously injured in a car accident after serving her second tour in Afghanistan.By CAROLKLINE News-Sun correspondentThere is definitely a new face of war as women become more involved in combat. While women have served non-militarily as nurses and in other supportive roles for hundreds of years, young mothers are now going into harms way along with their male counterparts. More than 40,000 women have served in the Gulf Wars alone. These women are serving proudly, with dedication and courage and they are serving voluntarily. However, when they return home, theyre doing so with severe injuries, such as missing limbs, head trauma, and disfigurement in many forms, just like many of their male counterparts. The Veterans Administration has long been a highly recognized source of care, providing the very best hospitalization for the wounded service men and women. Highly skilled doctors, nurses, and surgeons, as well as neurological,p hysiological and psychological specialists make up the outstanding care teams in this countrys VA system. The Poly Trauma Center, which opened in February 2012, is a new and extremely high tech facility attached to the present Audie Murphy Veterans Hospital in San Antonio. The PTC is a shining example of VAupgrading and determination to provide hospital care for our younger generation of veterans today. Beyond that initial hospital stay, however, there is an ever increasA new face of war Wounded women soldiers dont always get treatment they deserve See SWAMP, A5 See WOMEN, A5 News-Sun staffInvestigators have identified the t hree people they say shot out windows at more than 70 locations around the c ounty over the weekend. Arrests were imminent Thursday afternoon, but had not been made by press time. Check www.newssun.com for updates. As a result of excellent teamwork between the Lake Placid and Sebring Police Departments and the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, three persons have been identified in connection with Window suspects identified See WINDOW, A5 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK City Manager Julian Deleon claimed at a press conference Thursday morning that City Councilman Garrett Anderson recklessly and maliciously attacked him in an ethics complaint filed by Anderson. I have indisputable evidence he lied (about intimidating the inspectors in an effort to close Andersons business). I want my name cleared, Deleon said, adding he is particulary upset that the city was drawn into what began as private business dispute. Deleon provided copies of emails and witness accounts of the events Deleon goes on offensive See Deleon, A5 Says Anderson lied


C M Y K Page A2News-SunFriday, March 29, 2013www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 4 4 0 0 3 3 March 27 192425262844x:2Next jackpot $16 millionMarch 23 61113243553x:5 March 16 1624273353x:5 March 27 210192021 March 26 414223233 March 25 1119222435 March 24 512162327 March 27 (n 7933 March 27 (d 5026 March 26 (n 8590 March 26 (d 4743 March 27 (n 047 March 27 (d 675 March 26 (n 232 March 26 (d 537 March 26 113143614 March 22 4713382 March 19 121223420 March 15 1352615 March 27 737434852 PB: 16Next jackpot $50 millionMarch 23 1729315253 PB: 31 March 20 1314174354 PB: 15 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center Florida birth certificates to be available at Tax Collectors officeSEBRING Florida birth certificates will soon be issued at all three Tax Collectors offices in Avon Park,Sebring and Lake Placid. This increase in service is being accomplished through collaboration between the Highlands County Health Department and the Highlands County Tax Collectors Office and should start mid-April of this year. I am very excited to partner with the Highlands County Health Department by providing Florida birth certificates in our three office locationssaid Eric Zwayer,Tax Collector for Highlands County. This improved convenience will be a tremendous benefit to the citizens we jointly serve. Florida birth certificates will still continue to be issued at the Sebring site of the Highlands County Health Department as in the past. For more information,call Kim Pollard at (863 7215Easter egg hunt at Avon Park LibraryAVON PARK The Avon Park Public Library will host an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. Saturday.While the kids are hunting for eggs,check out some great books. An Easter movie will be shown at 11:30 a.m. with free popcorn and juice for the children. The Avon Park Public Library is at 100 N. Museum Ave. For more information, contact the library at 4523803 or visit the librarys website at www.myhlc.org.DeSoto City hosts egg huntDESOTO CITY DeSoto City is having its annual Easter egg hunt on Saturday.The fun begins at9 a.m. and the hunt will begin after the Easter bunny shows up and visits.elcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day is SaturdaySEBRING Florida legislation declared March 30 and thereafter as Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Day.AmVets Post 21 is inviting everyone to the first celebration at 4 p.m. (16:00, military time) Saturday at AmVets Post 21,623 U.S. 27 South. This event will be a potluck (bring a dish to pass),food only. Hamburgers and hotdogs will be provided,plus hugs. For more information,call Larry Roberts,AmVets Post 21 service officer,at 4710176.Dance Club hosts the SkylarksSEBRING The Highlands Social Dance Club will host the music of the Skylarks,a 10-piece dance band,from 7-9:30 p.m. today at the Senior Center,3400 Sebring Parkway. Dance to the big band sounds of the s, s and s. Snacks and sandwiches available. BYOB (bring your own beverage). Admission is $5 for members and $7 for non-members. Dress is smart casual. Everyone is welcome, including singles. For more information,call 386-0855.Heartland Horses plans egg huntAVON PARK An Easter egg hunt will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.There will be pony rides,bounce house,music, three hunts,three grand prizes,food available for $5 donation,all at Heartland Horses & Handicapped,118 W. College Drive. For more information,call 452-0006 or 202-6307.Legion plans trip COMMUNITYBRIEFS By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK City staff are at work on a grant-funded project to protect Lake Verona from run-off storm water. Eightyp ercent of the funding comes from the Southwest Florida Water Management District. The city matches with 20 percent. According to Maria Sutherland,direct or of administrative services,the surrounding basin area empties all of its water into Lake Verona. The basin extends from North Lake Avenue east to Highlands Avenue; and from East Pleasant Street north to Winthrop Street,at otal of 73 acres. Lake Verona covers 41 acres,and is an estimated 80 feet deep at i ts deepest. Several inlets collect untreated run-off ans discharge through various outfallsd irectly into the lake,Sutherland said. This puts the laks health at risk. T he project,through swales,flumes and re-signed curbing,redirects the raw run-off to areas where it can be filtered through the ground instead of directly into the lake. P reliminary design was begun Feb. 1 and should be complete May 1. C onstruction is schedueled to begin Dec. 1 and completed by October 2014. The total cost of the project is about $ 602,000. Of the total,the district pays just more than $450,000 and the city just o ver $150,000. Design begins on Verona runoff system By SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING City Administrator Scott Noethlich has requested and executive session at 5 p.m. on April 4 at City Hallt o discuss the issues between the city and the fire union. The Citys Collective Bargaining Team is requesting an Executive Sessionw ith the Council to discuss collective bargaining issues with the Firefighter Union,an agenda item read. The City and Fire Union received Special Magistrate Leonard Telfandsr ecommendations last Thursday; the session is a direct result of Telfands findings. City officials will likely discuss the findings and their stance again beforea pproaching the union with their final decision on the six impasse points which were discussed during the special meeting in late January. City to discuss fire union issues April 4 B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR samantha.gholar@newssun.comLAKE PLACID Thursday was Town Clerk Arlene Tucks last day ino ffice. She is now retired,her time her own after 25 years working at T own Hall. Tuck took the town from typewriters and carbon paper to computers and printers; from ledgers toE xcel. She sent a message Thursday to h er colleagues and friends:oday is my last day with the Town of Lake Placid. Retirement Date is here. I h ave greatly enjoyed working with all of you. I appreciate all the support you have given me and all the friendship. I wish allg ood things for you in the future and look forward to our community and county prospering. Again,thank you so m uch for your kindness and to all of you who have stopped by,sent cards, e mails,etc. thank you so very much. Tuck spent her last day at Lake P lacid City Hall in a bittersweet way, enjoying visits and calls from local dignitaries and many people shes grown to call friends. Tuck revealed that she doesnt h ave any major plans but just looks forward to enjoying her time not working. Im going to do what I want, when I want,as I want,Tuck saidw ith a laugh. When I woke up this morning the first thing I thought when I heard my alarm go off was Im turning this alarm off for good tomorrow. B esides waking up in her own good time,Tuck has decided to take a w eek to herself before going on a spring cleaning spree in her home. Tuck,who has called Lake Placid h ome since 1958,has roots in Tampa but knows that Lake Placid is where s he has made her life and her living and has no plans to leave it. Im going to miss my co-workers t he most and just the people in the town. Lake Placid isnt big,so I will still see them out but I w ill miss the interaction, Tuck said. C o-workers feel the same and have made it clear that Tuck is a huge part of their everyday lives. U tilities Department employee Pam Pelletier has known Tuck for eight years and is saddened to see her friend leave. Her leaving is hard. The friendship weve developed and her vastk nowledge of the town and this county are going to be missed. She is not g oing to be able to replaced and its going to be a lot different. It doesnt make it a bad thing or a good thing, but she is going to be sorely,sorely missed,said Pelletier. Her professionalism,her calmness,her personality,shes just got all these great qualities all rolled up into one person. News-Sun staff writer Christopher Tuffley contributed to this report. Tuck bids farewell Im going to do what I w ant, when I w ant, as I want.ARLENETUCK News-Sun file photo Arlene Tucks last day as town clerk in Lake Placid was Thursday. Continued on A5 By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comH IGHWAY PARK The upcoming Easter holiday has traditionally brought together a large group of residents and visitors in theH ighway Park community, however this years event may or may not be a walki n the park. Organizers and concerned citizens sat downw ith Highlands County Sheriffs Office Chief D eputy Mark Schrader and County Code Enforcement approximately three weeksa go to discuss the event and procedures. S chrader revealed that discussion was held between the parties but did not give muchd etails regarding what went on at t he meeting. The sheriffs office can notg ive them approval for this e vent,thats up to the county. Code enforcem ent is who you would need to talk to; we did sit down with the organizers threew eeks ago down there. I cant comment on whether or not the sheriffso ffice will be there if the event g oes on, Schrader said. Z oning Supervisor Linda Conrad was unable to be reached for comment Thursday morning and no other individuals in theC ode Enforcement Office could give any further information. Onterial Clark,organizer and concerned HighwayP ark Citizen,spoke about the plans to continue the 10-year tradition of the Easter celebration. e still plan on going out,this is rooted in tradi-t ion and wed hate to see it go away,but we are warning everyone that they need to comply with the rules...We sat down withC hief Deputy (Schrader and two people from the County,but since then thereh as been no dialog. That was about a month ago, Clark stated. T he annual event poses difficulties in a number of s afety areas according to last years statements by Sheriff Susan Benton.L oud,obscene music,traffic flow,and safety issues a re the biggest concern for the HCSO; Clark feels those same issues are of most importancet o him and a great majority of t he Highway Park residents. This year we a re minus a lot of vendors. We w ill be keeping the music to a minimum and w e plan to follow any codes. We just hope (law and code enforcement)d ont do what they did last year. It was overkill and we have it in ourm ind-frame that its going to be t he norm from now on,Clark s aid. Clark admitted that the event itself is difficult to organize due to the residential area in which the blockp arty and celebration is held. Residents normally open up their yards to neighbors and visitors and provide everything fromp arking to vending spots for the event. Clark even Easter party planners hope for safe, quiet weekend event We want it to be a family fun event ... W e want p eople to c ome and enjoy themselves in a respectful manner. If y ou cant do that, then its best that you keep on going,O NTERIALCLARK event organizer See EASTER,A7


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C M Y K Take the case of whether to allow the Swamp Hammock o utdoor recreation club to open for business. It is not as if the commissioners had not d one their homework. They sat through hours of public discussion, consulted county staff, went on field trips to thep roposed site and the cattle r anch next door, talked to all o f the interested parties and researched county codes and zoning regulations. B ut, despite their diligence, at the county meeting Tuesdaya fternoon the commissioners ended up right back where they started, voting to allow Swamp Hammock to operate o n a special exception. In other words, it took the c ommission a year to approve the first recommended course of action. S wamp Hammock was proposed in the fall of 2011. In the spring of 2012 county s taff recommended the county a pprove the outdoor club through a special use exception in agricultural zoning. A few weeks later, in April, the staff withdrew that recom-m endation because one of the clubs managers said he w ould open the business even i f the county ruled against him. In the time since there have been public hearings, zoning reports, endless discussions, numerous delays and shifting d ecisions. Y oud think after all that t he commissioners would have been clear and confident Tuesday night. Unfortunately, that turned out to be expecting t oo much. The commissioners at times looked like a row of children passing a hot potato, ultimately tossing it in Linda Conrads lap. Conrad is the countys supervisor of zoning. It will be up to her to go over the 38 conditions imposed on the c lub by the commission with t he Swamp Hammock mana gement team. It will be her decision whether or not to g rant the special exception. W hen we think of the time and tax dollars spent this past year on this issue, the number o f equally pressing problems that are being put off because of the issue, and the delays both the applicants and localr esidents endured, it is disapp ointing commissioners didt rise to the occasion. R ecently one of the comm issioners quipped that no m atter how the vote went, half o f the people were going to be upset. Turns out he was wrong. With this wishywashy decision, closer to 100 percent of county residents will be gritting their teeth andw ondering where the decisive politicians live. TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMR OMONA WASHINGTONP ublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGV ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSE xt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONE xt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page A4News-SunFriday, March 29, 2013www.newssun.com The calendar says Monday isA pril first, but lately it seems that foolishness occurs year-round. As one who d evoted much of his life to the family business of pranking people, Im often asked iff olks are more difficult to trick today than six decades ago when my dad, Allen Funt, invented Candid Camera. After all, were now so dialed ina nd media savvy, certainly were less susceptible to j okespractical or otherwise. Fact is, people are more e asily tricked than ever. Multi-tasking has a lot to d o with it; hardly any moments remain when we focus our complete attention on just one thing. Were easily distracted, anda ny magician will tell you that distraction is the key t o fooling people. Also, technology has made such incredible leaps that almosta nything seems possible, and thus believable. B ut the perfect storm for chicanery is in media. Ease of access via the Internet,c oupled with speedy distribution that leaves factcheckers in the dust, is crea ting a robust market for fake newsif you like that s ort of thing. How difficult can it be to fool Americans at a time when an alarming percentage of them tell pollsters they use JonS tewarts Daily Show as a primary source for news? Among the latest gems: a report that Paul Krugman, the New York Times columnist and Nobel winner in economics, hadf iled for bankruptcy. The item was written by a satiri cal website called The Daily Currant and then transmitted as real news by the financial blog Prudent Investor via Boston.com( owned by The Times) and picked up by the conservative site Breitbart.com. The Currant struck a few weeks earlier with a boguss tory that Sarah Palin was joining the Middle Eastern news service Al Jazeera. The Washington Posts Suzi Parker reported it as fact, prompting Palin to tweet, Hey @washingtonpost, Im having coffee with Elvis this week. This might be fun, except for what it says about our politics and our news. We increasingly rely on the Internet to reinforce our beliefs, so we naturally grab at things that appear to do that.W ere so enamored of click-andshare gossip that we pass things along withoutm uch question. Even the largest media outlets seem eager to link to the juiciest i tems that are trending. Media were so hungry for tidbits about Pope Francis that not one but several phony Twitter accounts were cited at vari-o us times as being the new popes true messages, until t he Vatican cleared things up. The public may be as g ullible as ever, but its also media professionals w ho are falling for the phony news stories. Thats nothing newits just that hoaxsters now have better tools. B ack in the early s I wrote an annual April F ools column in which I sought to fool media with fake news about media.O ne year, shortly after singer Michael Jackson a ccidentally burned some of his hair during a pyrotechnic stunt, I wrotet hat Paramount was making a movie about it called ingle, and that MTV h ad paid millions for the video, while USANetwork w as preparing a Tingle workout show and Parker Bros. was selling a ingle board game. I even said Allstate was han-d ling fire insurance for the entire Tingle enterprise. Richard Hack, a writer for the trade publication Hollywood Reporter, went on national TVto break the news. To his discredit, hed idnt even name his source for the story, claimi ng the reporting to be his own. I finally gave up writing April Fools columns after concluding that mediat ypes were so easily gulled it just wasnt fun to mess with them. Now websites like The Daily Currant and TheO nion do this sort of thing as a business. The public is occasionally tricked, but its media that increasingly play the fools. P eter Funt is a writer and speaker and can be reached at www.CandidCamera.com/. His new book, Cautiously Optimistic, will be published in May. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. April fools Candid Thoughts P eter Funt EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. Washington student wants Florida memorabiliaEditor: My name is Rosie D. I am from Washington State and am a fifth-grader. I am doing a report on your state so I was wondering if you could maybe send me some supplies. Like: a mini state flag, seeds from state flower, pictures of state gem, stamps, candy, a coconut, a license plate, and last a stuffed animal of the state bird. If you could do this I would be very thankful. I really like your state because I thought it was a beautiful state. I like it because there is Disney World and Miami. Also, if you were in Disney World please grab a brochure, you would be awesome. Thank you so much. I really am thankful. Rosie D. Editors note: The email address for Rosie D. is ktalbert@conway.k12.wa.us. The schools address is Conway School, 19710 State Route 534, Mount Vernon, WA 98274.A couple of thoughts to ponderEditor: In World War II, both parents were not allowed to serve in the military at the same time. It is a shame that parents leave their children with grandparents or others, both going off to a killing war. What a burden to place on little shoulders trying to learn at school, homework, school activities, fear of never seeing, hugging mom or dad again or perhaps losing them both. How can these little ones escape not being traumatized for life? If the unattached want to go, more power to them. One parent, preferably mother, needs to be with her children. The cartoon in the paper says it all. Another thought, the FDAis supposed to protect our life, health and well-being. I am interested in knowing the benefits the FDAgained for our health and life by trading sugar for aspartame in drinks and food prepared for consumers. Sugar, we know, is a major reason for obesity; now an epidemic in this country. There are also suspicions of secret additives hidden in foods and drinks making it much harder to resist over-indulging. Aspartame is dangerous to consumers because of scarring the inside walls of arteries. When blood passes through the cardiovascular system, cholesterol sticks to the damaged arteries. It continues to add on to the clump of cholesterol each time the blood passes through until arteries are completely occluded, resulting in a heart attack. How has the FDAhelped us? Pharmaceuticals, huge corporations, our officials in the highest positions in government have fell prey to the temptation of large gifts of money, luxurious vacations and other sweet deals, even doctors have been and are, lured into pushing medicines they know are insufficiently tested. Some medicines have been tested only on animals and are approved by the FDA. Lobbies, buying votes from our lawmakers and favors from others in high places have all but taken over our government. Our governmental finances were stolen, ravaged with billions of dollars missing under the auspices of eight years of George W. Bush and Dick Cheney. This is the way lobbies put their chosen point men (candidates) in office. I believe these are the reasons President Obama has been blocked time and again. He did not sell out to the mob in Washington, so they hate him. From the Supreme Court downward to city and town officials, votes have been garnered for money and gifts. Our judicial system in this country, around the world for that matter, is as frayed and weakened by the influence of money. Our law officials are as tempted by the gifts of money and favors paliced by themselves, like the fox in the henhouse. Una V. McLaughlin Sebring BouquetPeople still care about each otherEditor: The Childrens Museum of the Highlands was one of the unlucky buildings that got hit by recent vandalism. One of our beautiful front windows was shattered in the early morning hours this past Sunday. As we surveyed the damage Sunday morning and tried to figure out what to do, it was heartening to have people stop by and tell us how sorry they were that it had happened. Not knowing how to proceed, we were lucky to have Darren and Meri from Darren Thomas Glass stop by and explain the art of boarding up a window without ruining the metal frame. Then, a gentleman walking down the street stopped and offered his help. He went back to his house, got some tools and spent several hours helping us clean the glass and board the window. There is no way to adequately thank John (John-Boy Payne of Tolar Automotive for his help and expertise. As frustrating as it was to have this happen to so many buildings in the area, the outcome still proved why the Childrens Museum exists after 22 years. People in this community still care about each other and reach out to help. Thank you to all that expressed their good wishes and especially to John Payne, a good friend to the Childrens Museum. Linda Crowder Director The Childrens Museum of the Highlands Floundering in the swamp Why is it so rare to find straightforward politicians working to solve problems? Either they think they know whats best, making deci-s ions regardless of public opinion; or they become overwhelmed by public opinion and cant make a decision.


C M Y K Legion plans tripAmerican Legion Placid Post 25 is sponsoring an all inclusive trip to Punta Canai n the Dominican Republic. This seven-day trip departs Oct. 28. One does not need to be a Legion member to go on this trip. M ark the calendar for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 6to attend a live presentation at the Lake Placid American Legion. Call 414-8773 for additional details.Big Game Safari Dinner is April 13SEBRING TLC Therapy Hooves and Highlands County Cattlewomen present Big Game Safari Dinner and Tours on Saturday, April 13 on Payne Road. From 5-6:30 p.m. tour Triple C Stables. At 7 p.m. a steak dinner will be served and big game. Cost of the evening is $75 per person. Every ticket has a chance to win a 2013 Ford Escape, sponsored by Bill Jarrett Ford. For ticket information, call Happiness Farms at 4652313 or TLC Therapy Hooves at 381-1380. Make checks payable to Highlands County Cattlewomen, mail to Terri Crutchfield Highlands County Cattlewomen, P.O. Box 7277, Sebring, FL 33872. Include an address. For ticket information, call Crutchfield at 699-0777. All proceeds remain in Highlands County and support graduating high school seniors and animal therapy visits to senior care centers. Last year, the Cattlewomens organization awarded 19 $500 scholarships.angled showing at librarySEBRING The Sebring Public Library (319 W. Center Ave.) celebratesD owntown Sebrings Need for Speed month with a free Saturday afternoon movie showing of Tangled, a computer-animated musical fantasy-comedy movie at 2p .m..Kids enjoy the movie ; parents browse the library. For information, call 4026716. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 29, 2013Page A5 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 7 9 9 4 4 2 2 ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3"; Black; obit page friday ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 7 9 9 5 5 0 0 DAILY COMMERCIAL; 3.639"; 1"; Black; cornerstone hospice; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 7 9 9 6 6 2 2 MARTIAL ARTS (pp care rhr top only; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 7 9 9 6 6 6 6 Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 ing need for facilities providing longer convalescent or rehabilitative care. In many states across the United States, Veterans Administration Homes offer such care, but they are geared toward older veterans. Neither the type of care, nor the dignity of young women returning home with injuries requiring long term care, is met in these types of facilities. Such is the situation with our daughter, Major Kristine Ratliff, RN, USAF Retired. Kriss life changed completely in the blink of an eye on April 21, 2010 as she traveled home from Wilford Hall Medical Center at Lackland Air Force Base where she served as a pediatric intensive care unit (PICUfered an extensive traumatic brain injury when the right side of her head was crushed as a result of being hit broadside by an F-350 pickup truck. After spending almost two years in outstanding rehab facilities, Kris was sent to a nursing home for a few weeks until another approved facility was available. Afew weeks became eight months, and our daughter deteriorated measurably. It was deplorable. Some organizations have seen the need, have stepped up to the plate, and are already answering the call by providing one-to-one care along with rigorous daily therapy from highly skilled therapists. One such organization is CORE (Center Of Rehabilitation Excellence), which has several small facilities in the state of Texas. Our daughter was sent to a CORE home in July 2012, and she is excelling. The months of struggling and often demeaning care she received prior to going to CORE is but one part of the poignant story that cries out for change. Dignity is key. Adeployment of 550 of Highlands Countys National Guard left in midFebruary. Many were young mothers as well as young fathers. While our heartfelt prayers and hopes go with them that none will come to harm, unfortunately, some may return with wounds that may take years to heal. The State of Florida is already home to one of the largest older veteran populations. We are in a new era of veterans and a new kind of home is whats needed for those brave men and women who put themselves in harms way to defend this countrys freedoms. Freedom is not free. Carol Kline is a professional entertainer with a 25-year background in health care, public relations, promotional design and development work, and is a certified activities director. Kline has recently joined the News-Sun as a correspondent. Look for this series of stories based on her book Home Of the Brave. Continued from 1A FLOYD DIERDORFF F loyd N. Dierdorff, 81, of Sebring, Fla., formally of Knoxville, Ill., passed away on Monday, March 25, 2013 at Sunny Hills of Sebring. H e was born Oct. 30, 1931 in Pike County, Ind. to Elsie Dorothy and Harvey Wesley Dierdorff. He married Anna Mae Schwarz on July 29,2 004 in Sebring, Fla. Surviving is his wife of Sebring, Fla.; a daughter, Vicki (GreggWorrell of Mapleton, Ill.; a one son,R ick (Marshaf of Somonauk, Ill.; a stepdaughter, Pam (Steve of Kewanee, Ill.; four stepsons, Jim, John (Wendy), Jeff (SandraC hilton, Wis., and Joe (Anna Marie) Schwarz of Rota, S pain; a brother, Leon (Charlenaf of Sebring, Fla.; two sisters-in-l aw, Eunice Dierdorff of Sebring, Fla. and Dorothy D ierdorff of Chilicothe, Ill.; five grandchildren, Christy (Christopher (Travis) Laffey, Chad (Karlaf, JoshuaD ierdorff, and Brooke (Christopher e ight step-grandchildren, Conner King, Olivia King, Jessica, Rebecca, Christine,E lizabeth, Matthew, Andrew, Trevor, and Connor S chwarz. He was preceded in death by his parents; two brothers,M elvin Dierdorff and Donald Dierdorff; previous wife, JoAnn HalsallD ierdorff; and a step-son, Jay Halsall. F loyd was a barber in Fairview, Ill. for a number of years and retired from Asarco Coal Company in 1987. After retirement hem oved to Sebring, Fla. where he served on the Francis 2 Mobile Park Board o f Directors for many years. He loved spending time with his family and friends. Floyd also enjoyed working in his yard and doing remodelingj obs. In his earlier years he enjoyed boating and had a talent for making beautiful woodworking projects. The Dierdorff brothers werek nown for their basketball talent when they played on the Fairview Independent league. At one time they even played against theH arlem Globetrotters. Floyd had a heart for helping others and was always available to help residents in the retirement park with lawn mowing and other needs. Hew ill be greatly missed by his family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held at Francis II Club House on Saturday, March3 0, 2013 from noon till 2 p.m. Please join us and share y our memories with the family. On-line condolences may be shared by visiting www.bankspagetheus.com. Arrangements are entrustedt o Banks/Page-Theus Funerals and Cremations, W ildwood. ELIZABETH NORMAN E lizabeth Ann Norman, better known as The Hat L ady, passed peacefully on Sunday, March 17, 2013 after a long hospital stay. Beth, a fifth generation Floridian, was born in Miami, Fla. on March 14, 1925, went to M iami High, married in 1943, and moved from H ialeah with her late husband, Claude S. Norman, to Lake Placid. After his passing, she moved to Sebring, making it her permanenth ome. She stayed active in both Sebring and Lake Placid, being a member of n umerous organizations, i.e., Highlands Little Theater, garden clubs and historical societies of both Sebring and Lake Placid, and too manyo thers to mention. Beth was a familiar voice on local radio station with Barry Foster, and well known for her generosity and the joy she sharedw ith her hat skitsfor many organizations, churches and residential facilities. She is survived by her daughter, Claudia N.B aldwin; her son-in-law, Dennis O. Mead (widower of her youngest daughter, Faustina Mead); grandson, Thomas J. Hyle Jr.; granddaughter, Justine H. Maver; g randdaughter, Julia K. A rdino; and granddaughter, JenniferS Deyarmin (Indiana g ranson, Dr. Russell E. Mead (Michigan son, Curtis R. Mead; five great-grandchildren inF lorida, three great-grandchildren in Michigan, two g reat-grandchldren, plus one great-great-grandson in Indiana, numerous nieces andn ephews, and her adopted daughters, Sandra D. Hyle a nd Diane E. Mason, all in Florida. The family requests that in l ieu of flowers, donations be made in her name to New Hope Elder Care Services in S ebring, or the March of Dimes. She will be missed by m any, especially by her family, which she adored. Her Celebration of Lifewill be held on April 13, 2013 at 2 p.m. at the Church of theB rethren, 700 S. Pine St., Sebring. OB ITUARIES Norman Continued from A2 COMMUNITYBRIEFS Women soldiers not served well by some parts of VA health system over 75 incidents of criminal mischief that occurred last weekend throughout Highlands County, a press release from the HCSO said Thursday. These persons u sed BB guns to shoot glass windows out at numerous locations causing significant d amage. Sheriff (Susan e xpressed the gratitude of the community as the agencies worked together on this case. She said, Thank you, team, for utilizing all of your resources to find these b ad guys. Of the 75 cases, many will be felony charges due to the damage inflicted on the businesses, the HCSO release said. Additional charges that may be levied include firing a deadly missile into a building and grand theft. This joint investigation e xhibited the great working r elationship of the Highlands C ounty Sheriff's Office, Sebring Police Department and the Lake Placid Police Department. Investigators from each agency spent many hours working very hard for the businesses throughout HighlandsC ounty, Lake Placid Police C hief James Fansler said in t he press release. That hard work resulted i n giving some closure to many businesses owners who face the financial burden of replacing the glass in their businesses. When detectives from all three agencies met on Tuesday to compile their findings in these cases, a silver minivan emerged as a likely suspect vehicle. Other information led the detectives to believe there were three white male subjects in connection with this vehicle. The information gathered by detectives was provided to the Sheriffs Office SafeN eighborhood Unit (SNU b e on the lookout for this p articular vehicle and subj ects. Tuesday evening, SNU member Deputy Sheriff Jason Mulligan observed a vehicle matching the description of the potential suspect vehicle and was able to conduct a traffic stop. The occupants of this vehicle also matched thed escription of the subjects p rovided by the detectives. I nformation garnered through that traffic stop was provided to detectives from all three agencies who took the investigation from there and interviewed the subjects. Information from the interviews led detectives to believe they had the right persons in this case, the release said. C ontinued from A1 Window suspects identified leading up to Andersons filing a complaint against him,c harging misuse of power with a goal of putting him out of business. In a letter dated Nov. 26, 2012 to Kenny Long, ownero f Longs Air Conditiong Inc., Anderson wrote he faced a bill of $58,000 to $162,000 to repair or replace equipment lost during ap ower surge. Anderson writes, Due to the fact the damage was directly caused by negligent workmanship ...I would like to pursue comp ensation ... Long replied in a letter dated Nov. 29 that his elec-t rician had found a loose wire, not one improperly installed. Garrett, LongsA ir Conditioning Inc. is not responsible for your probl ems; we did not perform negligent workmanship. You owe me an apology. If youa re man enough to do so. On Jan. 22, Long wrote to D eleon requesting an investigation of Garrett Anderson for using his public office position unethically, for purely personal reasonsa nd/or private gain and said Anderson was harassing h im to get insurance information in order to file a claim. A t one point, Long said, Anderson used his office of c ity councelor to obtain insurance information Long repeatedly refused to hand o ver. Long also warned Deleon about deficient, unpermitted wiring at Anderson Arms. Because of the dangerousn ature of the ammunitionmaking business, this information caused concern. At the press conference, Deleon told the media it wasa t this time the city became involved. Having learned from earlier experiences regarding city staff and elected officials,t he city decided to keep out of the situation, asking outside agencies to step in instead. Deleon produced corres pondence between himself and City Attorney Gerald Buhr consulting on how toh andle the situation. It was decided it should be up to Long to carry the com-p laint to the Highlands County Sheriffs Office or t he state ethics committee. Around this time street gossip circulated thatA nderson had said if his building blew, it would take o ut three city blocks. The News-Sun made numerous unsuccessful attempts to identify anyone who actually heard Anderson make thatc omment. Anderson was given an opportunity to r espond to the rumor during the city council meeting Monday. He avoideda ddressing the issue. As the gossip spread the c ity became concerned it might have a serious safety issue at hand. D eleon reached out to the county in a Jan. 25 letter, asking building inspector S.Y. Mosley to inspect Anderson Arms to see if the business posed a danger to the neighborhood. In his inspection Mosley found a extensive, unpermitted wiring throughout the building. In his complaint against Deleon to the state ethics committee, filed March 12, Anderson wrote, He (Deleon. Mosley and Mr. (David Cloud (Avon Park fire captain and fire inspector) that their jobs would be in jeopardy if they did not comply with his demands and a comp laint with Anderson Arms. T hursday, Deleon produced a memo from Public Safety Director Jason Lister to Cloud dated Feb. 5. It says, As a matter of policy City of Avon Park Public Safety staff will not investigate complaints against city elected officials. Deleon added that as a county employee, Mosley has nothing to do with him, so there was no way Deleon could have threatened him with his job. The News-Sun reaching A nderson in person Wednesday. Anderson refused to comment, sayingh e was preparing a release a nd only wanted to have to tell his side of the story one time. As of press time Thursday, the News-Sun had not heard from him. Continued from A1 Deleon says Anderson lied In lieu of flowers, consider a gift to support Hospice care. 888-728-6234 Cornerstonehospice.orgNo. 5019096


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C M Y K neighboring landowners. County Attorney RossM acBeth began to formulate the provision and continued with the project as the meeti ng continued. As discussion ensued a bout that and other conditions,Commissioner Jim Brooks made a motion to deny the request altogether. Commission Chairman JackR ichie passed the gavel to Vice-Chairman Greg Harris and offered a second,launching into a long,sometimes disjointed explanation of his vote against the facility,citing television reports about as imilar facility in Charlotte County known as the R edneck Yacht Club. The story that Richie cited outlined such things as stripper poles,fights,drugs and underage drinking. We will have the same problems here and I will not be a part of it,said Richie. Brooksmotion failed on a 3-2 vote. T hat was followed by remarks from Harris,who gave an impassioned defense of the Swamp Hammock project and the hoops that developers had jumped through to please opponents and county staff. He then moved for approval the staff recommendation on the issue. Commissioner Don Elwell seconded that motion for discussion purposes,using the opportunity to outline a number of concerns he wanted addressed in regard to the facility. Those ranged from suggested hours of operation to the numbers of events and even the suggested means of fencing on the property. It was during those deliberations that MacBeth informed commissioners Harrismotion would do little more than approve the staff report. The board attorney said much more would be n eeded in terms of specifics included in a resolution that could be passed to permit thez oning change for the group. ou will actually approve nothing by your vote,he s aid. How can we get this far a nd nobody catch this? Harris asked. ouve been taking public input,MacBeth replied. Highlands County Zoning S upervisor Linda Conrad countered that the staffs report indeed contained a r ecommended action,including the resolution with conditions as well as a site plan, Harris then moved to amend his motion to includet he resolution and site plan, but that died for lack of a second as other commissioners a pparently still had concerns needing to be addressed. Brooks pointed out that a zoning change would be a permanent measure,whichc ould only be changed by a request from the property owner. A s the board began working on modifications and variations of proposed condi-t ions,Handley made a motion that commissioners deny the zoning change r equest and,instead,pass a special events permit,ment ioning Brookspoint about the permanent nature of a zoning change. Elwell then asked if this motion didnt just take thec ommission back to the exact same place they were over a year ago when hed proposed a temporary use permit in a county commission meeting on the facility. But after fur-t her discussion,Handles motion was passed by a 4-1 margin,with Harris dissenti ng. At the end of the meeting, c hairman Jack Richie told county staff to get to work on formulating a special events ordinance,and return that language to the commissiona s quickly as possible. No exact time frame was set for that next step. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 29, 2013Page A7 SFCC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 9.347"; 11"; Black plus three; process, tv p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 0 0 2 2 2 2 64 WEST COLLISION; 1.736"; 2"; Black plus three; tv p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 0 0 2 2 4 4 the Relay for Life event. The l ocal SweetBay store also has medallions on display. Relay For Life raises money to help local families dealing with cancer. Therea re programs to help with recovery and support,plus transportation to and from doctors,and also research. The Hope Lodges throughoutt he country offer a home away from home for patients undergoing treatment,andt he R.O.C.K. camps (Reaching Out to Cancer Kids) offer family campinga ctivities for childhood cancer patients. A ll Relay For Life events are open to the public at no charge,and this provides aw onderful way to support a good cause while having fun. A lthough the opening ceremonies begin promptly at noon,all cancer survivors are encouraged to arrive shortly a fter 11 a.m. in order to register for the survivor recep-t ion,along with their caregivers. The survivors and t heir caregivers will lead (walk) the opening lapa round the track before attending their reception inside a special tent. A very special time at every Relay event is the luminaria ceremony at sundown. As the lights in the stadiumg o off,the luminaria bags are lit,and it is a time to reflect on cancer survivors and thosew ho have lost their battles. It i s a reminder that until cancer is wiped out,we still have a b attle to fight. H elp those working hard to create a world with more birthdays by wearing purple and attending the Relay For Life event on Saturday,April 6. For more information,contact Emma Reynolds,the event chair,at 441-3985,or Ginger Keimel at 465-7930. Continued from A1 C ourtesy photo F lorida Hospital Lake Placids Star Tree shows the comm itment of the staff, its vendors and patients for the u pcoming Relay for Life. Relay for Life kicks off in Lake Placid next weekend Continued from A1 Swamp Hammock now needs to pursue special permit There is a huge difference between a special events permit and a temporary u se permit.JEFFKENNEDY Swamp Hammock organizer NEWS-SUN stated that he made efforts t o cancel the 2013 Easter Celebration,but the backlash from the community made it difficult to do so. I tried canceling it,not t hat I have the power to really even do that because people are going to come anyway,but they said that we arent doing anythingw rong. Im just a voice for the people. I understand its a safety issue and we dont w ant to jeopardize the safety of anyone,but I dont think they (HCSOv-i ng us a sincere effort in helping us,said Clark. A ccording to Clark,the county will issue no road closures for the event anda ny deputies placed in the area will have to be paid for. C lark stated that those looking to come for drugs, drinking and irresponsible behavior should not show up to the event. e want it to be a family fun event,even though t here probably is going to be a huge police presence w e want people to come and e njoy themselves in a respectful manner. If you c ant do that,then its best that you keep on going, Clark said. C ontinued from A2 Highway Park Easter event to go on despite issues I understand its a safety issue and we dont want to j eopardize anyone, but I d ont think they ( HCSO)are giving u s a sincere effort i n helping us.O NTERIALCLARK e vent organizer


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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, March 29, 2013Page 11A IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. GC 13-73 WILLIAM BARBOUR and SUNIL SARDARSINGH Plaintiffs Vs JANE PERSAUD, et al Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JANE PERSAUD Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 16, Block F, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE III, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 54, 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 E. MARK BREED III, of BREED & NUNNALLEE, P.A., the Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 325 North Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870-3206, on or before April 30, 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 or petition. Dated on March 19, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Cyndi Dassinger Deputy Clerk (SEAL 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, (863 534-4686, 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 22, 29; April 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28 2012 CA 000823 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. ADRIANA AGOSTO-BONILLA A/K/A ADRIANA A. BONILLA, et al., Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Unknown Spouse of Adriana Agosto-Bonilla A/K/A Adriana A. Bonilla Last Known Residence: 1804 Destiny Blvd., #11-101, Kissimmee, FL 34741 Current residence unknown, and all persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendants. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property located in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 9, BLOCK B, OF PINE HILL SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 66, 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 Aldridge Connors, LLP, plaintiff's attorney, at 7000 West Palmetto Park Road, Suite 307, Boca Raton, Florida 33433, (Phone Number: 561-392-6391), within 30 days of the first date of publication of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before April 30, 2013 on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on March 21, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk March 29; April 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, I N 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 April 18, 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 22nd day of March, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 29; April 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000038 DIVISION: NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. RITA A. RULEY, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 19, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000038 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Nationstar Mortgage LLC, is the Plaintiff and Rita A. Ruley, City of Sebring, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 19th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 24, BLOCK B, THE GROVE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 63, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 2902 ORANGE GROVE DR, SEBRING, FL 33870-2338 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 22nd day of March, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 EService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com AO-11-72001 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 March 29; April 5, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000494 DIVISION: ONEWEST BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. HARRYNARINE MAHARAJ A/K/A HARRY NARINE MAHARAJ, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 19, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000494 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which OneWest Bank, FSB, is the Plaintiff and Harrynarine Maharaj a/k/a Harry Narine Maharaj, Natalie Maharaj, Tenant #1 n/k/a Arlene Mcardle, Vantage Pointe H omeowner's Association, Inc., are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 19th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 66-A, VANTAGE POINTE SUBDIVISON PHASE II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 15, PAGE 86, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 4518 VANTAGE CIRCLE, SEBRING, FL 33872-3497 A ny person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 22nd day of March, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 EService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com AO-11-79925 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 M arch 29; April 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000468 SEC.: CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. KELLY CONNER; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM A N INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KELLY CONNER NKA KYLA ELLERBEE; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 3, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2010-CA-000468 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will s ell to the highest bidder for cash on 16th day of April, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 22 AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 21, BLOCK 145, LAKEWOOD TERRACES, SHEET 3, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 94, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Commonly Known As: 4225 SEBRING AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33872 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES 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: Office of the Court Administrator Phone: (863 TDD: (863 Or (800Florida Relay Service much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest and auxiliary aid of service that you believe will e nable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 18th DAY OF March, 2013. /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA March 22, 29, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001941 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, S UCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BARNETT BANK OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, Plaintiff, vs. GRISELDA ZEPEDA, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 19, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-001941 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Bank of America, National Association, successor in interest to Barnett Bank of Highlands County, is the Plaintiff and Griselda Zepeda, Manuel Zepeda Jr., Midflorida Federal Credit Union, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 19th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 458, OF SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION D, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 13, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 1525 PINETOP TERRACE, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 22nd day of March, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 EService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com AO-09-30000 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 March 29; April 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 2012CA732 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, f/k/a Farmers Home Administration, a/k/a Rural Housing Service, Plaintiff, vs. NANCI WEAVER WIMPEY, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on March 19, 2013, by the above entitled Court in the above styled cause, the Clerk of Court or any of his duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 7, Block 1, SEBRING VILLAS FIRST ADDITION, according to the map or plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 4, Page 83, Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on April 18, 2013, at 11:00 A.M., in the jury assembly room, located in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property described above. 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 DATED on March 20, 2013. (SEAL Clerk of Court 430 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, FL 33870 BY: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 29; April 5, 2013 1050Legals I N THE CIRCUIT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE #: 2012-CA-000007 Bank of America, National Association Plaintiff, -vs.Kathleen D. Diamond, Surviving Spouse of Kenneth J. Diamond, Deceased; et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGS-PROPERTY TO: Kathleen D. Diamond, Surviving Spouse of Kenneth J. Diamond, Deceased; ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 1066 Hyacinth Avenue, Sebring, FL 33875 Residence unknown, if living, including any unknown spouse of the said Defendants, if either has remarried and if either or both of said Defendants are dead, their respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, though, under or against the named Defendant(s and the aforementioned named Defendant(s such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendants as may be in infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action has been commenced to foreclose a mortgage on the following real property, lying and being and situated in Highlands County, Florid,a more particularly described as follows: LOT 6, BLOCK 5, OF ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES, UNIT NO. 7, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 26, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. more commonly known as 1066 Hyacinth Avenue, Sebring, FL 33875. This action has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, upon SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE, LLP, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is 4630 Woodland Corporate Blvd., Suite 100, Tampa, FL 33614, within thirty (30 first publication of this notice 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. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 21st day of March, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Circuit and County Courts By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak 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 C ourt Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (8632 receipt of this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. M arch 29; April 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO: 13 000143 G CA M & T BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERTO MITIL, JR. AND JARELIE AIMEE ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE A. ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE MITIL, et. al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: JARELIE AIMEE ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE A. ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE MITIL & THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JARELIE AIMEE ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE A. ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE ALGARIN A/K/A JARELIE MITIL whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: A Portion of Lot 33 and Lot 34, of EAST GROVE COMMUNITY, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 39, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at the South East Corner of Lot 34; thence North 01 degree 07 minutes 15 seconds East a distance of 91.85 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 01 degree 07 minutes 15 seconds East along the East Line of said Lot 34 a distance of 43.15 feet to the North East Corner of Lot 34; thence West along the North Line of Lots 33 and 34 a distance of 136 feet to the North West Corner of Lot 33; thence South 01 degree 07 minutes 15 seconds West along the West Line of Lot 33 a distance of 40.49 feet; thence North 88 degrees 52 minutes 15 seconds East a distance of 135.97 feet to the 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 counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 C ongress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 on or before April 30, 2013 (30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice) 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 or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at County, Florida, this 12th day of March, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: /s/ Toni Kopp DEPUTY CLERK March 22, 29, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 12-CA-813-GCS WESTSTAR MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. JOHN D. EDWARDS, et al., Defendants. N OTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 18, 2013 and entered in Case No. 12-CA-813-GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and f or Highlands County, Florida wherein WESTSTAR MORTGAGE CORPORATION, is the Plaintiff and JOHN D. EDWARDS, JR. is the Defendant the Clerk, Robert W. Germaine will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash. Bidding begins at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time in the Jury Assembly Room at Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on April 16, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: Lots 6 and 23, Block B, Silver Fox Ranch, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 41, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Together with a 2010 Jacobsen 28 X 60 ID#JACFL 29522 & A&B double wide manufactured home located on the premises. 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. / s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk NOTICE TO PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxilliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. March 29; April 5, 2013 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. 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GREGORY, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final J udgment of Foreclosure dated March 19, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2011-CA-000789 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which PNC Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Mic hael E. Gregory, is the defendant, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands C ounty Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 19th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: L OT 20, BLOCK 62, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE(S COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 4308 FERRARI DR, SEBRING, FL 33872-2874 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 22nd day of March, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. 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C M Y K Page 12ANews-SunFriday, March 29, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000235 DIVISION: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. GREGG S. FOSTER et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated March 13, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000235 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and GREGG S. FOSTER; BRENDA M. FOSTER A/K/A BRENDA MARIE FOSTER; GSF ENTERPRISE, INC.; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 11th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 62 AND LOT 63, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES, SECTION E, ACCORDING TO PLAT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-12-000957 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. GEORGE LAROSA A/K/A GEORGE THOMAS LAROSA A/K/A GEORGE T. LAROSA; DEBORAH COSENTINO; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; CHASE BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE MANHATTAN BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; DODGE ENTERPRISES, INC.; CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA 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. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 18th day of April, 2013, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: T HE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 36 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, LESS THE SOUTH 25 FEET THEREOF AND LESS THE EAST 50 FEET FOR ROAD RIGHT OF WAY. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 21st day of March, 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; of you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk March 29; April 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-12-000684 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. ERIBERTO GARCIA; DENISE A. GARICA A/K/A DENISE ANN SMITH; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; HIGHLANDS COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, ACTING THROUGH THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, 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 FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 11th day of April, 2013, at 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 222, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION ``B'', ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN P LAT BOOK 7, PAGE 46, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. A ny person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 12th day of March, 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, (941 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. 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No longer able to ride. 863-243-3612 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 Transportation2001 SEADOOJetski GTS 3pass., w/ performance gal. trailer. $2000 Dockside lil' lifter manual hoist (jetski $800. 2 Davit Master 600lb. gal. davits w/ dock pile mts. $700. 863-441-2065 8400RecreationalVehicles 8000 RecreationHOSPITAL BEDLIKE NEW! ELEC. CONTROL. NEW MATTRESS. $495. Call 863-465-7345 7560Medical Supplies& EquipmentNOTICEF lorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies SEBRING *MULTI FAMILY SALE 314 Robin Ave., Fri & Sat Mar 29 & 30. LOTS OF MISCELLANEOUS! SEBRING HUGEMULTI FAMILY SALE 5505 Lake Haven Blvd., Fri & Sat Mar 29 & 30, 9am 4pm. Unbelievable mix of items. Stop by, take some time to browse; you won't be disappointed! SEBRING FRI.Sat. 8 ?. 1803 Palm St. Lake Jackson Heights. Lots Household Items. SEBRING Colossal Warehouse Sale Fri 3/29, 7am-2pm & Sat 3/30. 7am3pm. 181 Saber Dr at Sebring Regional Airport. Take Airport Rd. to Hairpin Dr. Just before Main Airport sign, make left onto Webster Turn Make 1st. right onto Boeing Dr. Sale on left side, warehouse with 5 bays across the back. Baby Items, tools furn., & Much More! LAKE PLACID* Sun 'N Lakes Annual Rummage Sale 440 Sun 'N Lakes Blvd. Sat, Mar 30, 8am1pm, Household items, Furn., Buy bag $1 at noon. Breakfast & Lunch available! LAKE PLACID* MOVING SALE 119 Danbar Dr. Thur-Fri-Sat. Mar 28-29-30, 9am 4pm. Diving equip, Furn., Tools, Delux King Matress/box springs/frame, Massage table. Everything Must Go! All reasonable offers will be considered. 7320Garage &Yard Sales YAGI ANTENNALONG RANGE $100 obo 863-273-4191 WINE REFRIGERATOR7 Racks, Danby Designer, 7 Racks. Black, 33"H X 18"D X 17"W. $75. 863-382-8745 WATER DISTILLER/ Stainless steel by Moyer Diebel in Canada. $10. Call 863-382-4137 TV MITSUBISHI52" Semi Flat Screen. Great Condition. $95. obo 863-414-8412 REFRIGERATOR 4FOOTTall, Separate Freezer, 2 Door Stainless Steel Front. $95. obo. 863-414-8412 PROM DRESSES2 FOR $100. 1 White & 1 blue. Call 863-532-0354 PATIO DININGSET / 4 CHAIRS WITH CUSHIONS / STURDY METAL FRAME TABLE in WHITE. $100 OBO 863-658-4240 GOLF BAGR J BRAND Ladies Used Twice. $20 863-382-8745 GAS CAN/ 5 GALLON. LIKE NEW! $10. 863-453-7027 CHANNEL MASTERROTOR DIGITAL Good Condition. $100 obo 863-273-4191 ALL TOHAUL Motorcycle or Scooter, Chrome front wheel chocks, handle bar h arness, 4 ratchet tie down straps. All for $40. 863-453-7027 7310Bargain Buys OAK PIECES China hutch w/ lead glass $350 Entertainment center / $350 Dining table, leaf, 4 chairs & 2 arm chairs / $650 3 Bar stools / $50. PINE PIECES Dresser w/ mirror / $275 3 drawer chest / $75 6 drawer chest / $125 Gun cabinet (needs one side glass replaced) / $75. LAZY BOY leather burgundy recliner (hardly used 2 MATCHINGTWIN beds on casters, steel frame, box springs, mattresses, full set of linens, decorator bed covers, pillows, $299/both. 6-drawer dresser 22''x62'', lg. attached mirror, $125, 863-382-6378. 7180FurnitureRANGE TOPSurface unit, digital. 1 yr. old. Paid $1000. Asking $200. Call 863-532-0354 7040Appliances 7000 MerchandiseSEBRING AVAILABLE .3922 Kenilworth Blvd, 3000 sq ft, $1100/mo : (Will split in half near Sebring High School. Call Chip Boring 863-385-0077 or Cell 863-381-1298 6750Commercial RentalPROFESSIONAL OFFICEspace avail., 600 sq.ft., Golf View Plaza, Sebring, 1251 US Hwy 27 S., across from Lake Jackson. Exceptional location, great parking. 863-385-5510, 863-414-3829. 6600Business & OfficesFor RentLAKE PLACIDWAREHOUSES for rent from $47 / mo. & Commercial space for rent from $428 / mo. Contact Sara Rios, Compton Rental Properties. 863-465-4158 6550Warehousesfor RentSEBRINGFEMALE42 / 55 yrs to share House, Garage, W/D & Kitchen. 1Br, 1Ba, Split Plan, TV & I-net hookup, elec. & water included. $500/mo. w/ $200 deposit. 863-991-3878 6400Rooms for Rent SEBRING NICE 2BR, 2BA, Freshly Painted, Blinds, Screened rear porch w/ utility rm., back yard storage shed. YMCA / Lakewood Rd. $600/mo. / Sec. deposit. w/1 yr. lease. 863-835-1196 SEBRING *NICE 2BR, 2BA, 1CG, Cathedral Ceiling. 6530 Mattee Road. $700 Monthly, Plus $750 Security Deposit. Call 863-385-3101 LAKE PLACID3/2 131 Loquat Rd. Screened patio. $700/mo. + $1,000. security. Call 305-804-5464 AVON PARK* LEASE OPTION / SELL 3BR. 2BA, Large Corner Lot with Lake View. Just Remodeled! Owner Will Finance if Needed. $137,500. 954-270-5242 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING *SUN 'N LAKE 1BR, 1BA. Includes TV, Wi Fi internet, cable, elec. No Pets or Smoker. Single $500/mo. or Couple $550/mo. $500 Sec. Deposit. 863-214-6027 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 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED 1BR or Studios, on the circle. Some Utilities incl. $450 600. Attn: Vets. Special programs for veterans, subsidize payments, call to see if you qualify. 863-386-9100. 6150FurnishedApartments SEBRING *2BR, 2BA, 1Car Garage 2000 sq. feet, Swimming Pool. No Pets. No Smoke. $800 / Monthly. 8 63-402-1142 LAKE PLACID* TOMOKA HEIGHTS Gated 55+ Community, Lg. 1 Br, 1Ba, Furn. / Unfurn., Screened Lanai, W/D. Clubhouse, heated pool. No Pets No smoke $500/mo. annual 863-840-1337 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsSEBRING -REMODELED SINGLE WIDE MOBILE HOME 12'X 60' with Land. 2BR 1 1/2 BA, 12' X 24' Screened Porch. Call for more info 863-382-9203 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale SEBRING -DOUBLE WIDE 55 plus Sebring Village 2BR, 2BA, 12' X 20' screened porch, carport, W/D, Sears appli., new water heater, irrigation sys, new galvanized roof. Pets 25lb. max. $10,000. obo 863-655-0876 PALM HARBORRETIREMENT COMMUNITY HOMES $8500 off, 2/2 & 3/2 from $39,900 Call John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 for detailshttp://www.palmharbor.com/modelcenter/plantcity/ 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesLAKE PLACID8 homes for sale. 108 Anderson St., 190 Crestmore Dr., 142 Vision St., 147 Zion St., 106 E. Smith Ave., 134 E. Smith Ave., 161 E. Smith Ave., 172 E. Smith Ave. All Properties for $60,000. Call David at 917-952-3348. 4100Homes for SaleLake PlacidSEBRING -1505 Hydee St., Water Front CBS, 2BR, 2BA, 2 car garage. Nice, located on canal directly into Lake Charlotte, dock, covered boat house. $80,000 C. Wesley Ward, Broker 863-385-7606 Cell 863-202-6515. Extra lot available. 4080Homes for SaleSebringAVON PARK* SELL / LEASE OPTION 3BR, 2BA. Just Remodeled! Large Corner Lot. Lake View. $137,500. Owner Will Finance if needed. 954-270-5242 4060Homes for SaleAvon Park 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial TREE SERVICEIS SEEKING Exp. Tree Worker. Drivers License required Leave detailed message at 863-465-7491 SWEETBAY Now taking applications for FT Meat cutters, and PT Meat clerks in both Highlands County stores: FT Market Mgr. for Lake Placid. Apply in person to Lake Placid store 1519 Hwy 27 South, ask for Ron or Sebring store 3250 Hwy 27 South, ask for Paul. SUNSHINE PAYDAY LOANS Full time clerk needed Must be organized and Have excellent Customer Service skills Fax resumes to: 863-678-2170 PICK UP& DELIVERY DRIVER for L ake Placid Store part time, primarily for pick up and delivery of donated items for resale at the Lake Placid Store, Must have a clean driving record. Apply in person at NU-HOPE Elder C are Services, Inc. 6414 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL. EOE DFWP. PARTS PERSON Lykes Citrus Division has an opening for a full time Parts Person at their Basinger Grove Shop. Duties include answering phones, parts ordering, inventory control, distribution/stocking, invoicing of incoming /outgoing parts, ability to lift 25 lbs. Successful applicants should possess 1 year experience in parts inventory or related field and have computer skills. Lykes Citrus Division offers competitive wages and benefit package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D and LTD insurance plus paid vacation and holidays. Interested applicants should apply in person at: Lykes Citrus Division 7 Lykes Road Lake Placid, FL 33852 Lykes Citrus Division is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer/ Affirmative Action/ Drug and Tobacco Free Workplace/ M/F/D/V. 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 DIRECTOR, CRIMINALJUSTICE PROGRAM (F/T Application deadline: 4/23/13. Please visit http://interview exchange.com f or detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO. THRIFT STOREMANAGER Lake Placid Store, (30 responsible for the sale and processing of donated items to the NU-HOPE elder Care Services thrift Store. Apply in person at NU-HOPE Elder Care Services, Inc. 6414 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL. EOE DFWP. 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentFOUND ORANGETABBY Kitten, 3 to 4 months old. Very friendly. Hyacinth Ave & Lakewood Road Area. Call 863-385-6630 1200Lost & Found 1100Announcements NOTICE OF SALE The following vehicle will be sold at public sale or auction to satisfy lien pursuant to Chapter 713.78(2 at 1118 WEIGLE AVE., Sebring, Florida 33870. SALE DATE 4/24/2013 1998 KIA KNDJA7237W5565195 SALE DATE 5/8/2013 2 012 CHEVY 1GC1KYC81CF227231 NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME STATUTE TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, pursuant to the "Fictitious Name Statute'', Chapter 865.09, Florida Statutes will register with the Division of Corporations, Department of State State of Florida, upon receipt of proof of the publication of this notice, the fictitious name to-wit: F F L L O O R R I I D D A A H H O O S S P P I I T T A A L L H H E E A A R R T T L L A A N N D D M M E E D D I I C C A A L L C C E E N N T T E E R R U U R R O O L L O O G G Y Y S S P P E E C C I I A A L L I I S S T T S S Under which the below named party/parties will engage in business at 4 4 2 2 1 1 5 5 S S u u n n N N ' L L a a k k e e B B l l v v d d . , S S u u i i t t e e 1 1 0 0 3 3 S S e e b b r r i i n n g g , F F l l o o r r i i d d a a 3 3 3 3 8 8 7 7 2 2 That the party/parties interested in said business enterprise is/are as follows: F F l l o o r r i i d d a a H H o o s s p p i i t t a a l l H H e e a a r r t t l l a a n n d d M M e e d d i i c c a a l l C C e e n n t t e e r r ( ( d d b b a a o o f f A A d d v v e e n n t t i i s s t t H H e e a a l l t t h h S S y y s s t t e e m m / / S S u u n n b b e e l l t t , I I n n c c . ) ) Dated at Orlando, Seminole County, Florida, M arch 26, 2013 March 29, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-114 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF WILLIAM P. WALTER, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of WILLIAM P. WALTER, deceased, whose date of death was March 8, 2013, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-5263, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 29, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ John D. Walter 16617 Old Emmitsburg Rd. Emmitsburg, MD 21727 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Facsimile: (863 March 29; April 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-108 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF DONALD DEAN DAMMANN, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DONALD DEAN DAMMANN, deceased, whose date of death was December 23, 2012, and whose social security number is XXX-XX-5667, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is March 29, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Kalvin Dammann 608 Rand Avenue Perryville, MO 63775 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Robert E. Livingston Florida Bar No. 0031259 445 S. Commerce Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 T elephone: (863 Facsimile: (863 March 29; April 5, 2013 THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 33, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 1558 CAMELLIA COURT, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of the Court on March 14, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F11028292 COUNTRY-CONV B/C-R-dpuhalla-Team 2 F11028292 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. 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Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Please publish in THE NEWS SUN NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 7, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012 CA 000989, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. (hereafter ``Plaintiff'' TIRA CRUMITY; STATE OF FLORIDA, COUNTY OF HIGHLANDS, ACTING THROUGH THE BOARD OF C OUNTY COMMISSIONERS, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the MAIN ENTRANCE of the Courthouse; 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, at 11:00 a.m., on the 19th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, 14, AND 15, BLOCK 1021, OF HIGHLAND VIEW SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 91, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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C M Y K Page A14News-SunFriday, March 29, 2013www.newssun.com HEARTLAND POPS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 3/29,31; 4/3; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 7 7 5 5 5 5 COWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 3 /29/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 7 7 5 5 6 6


C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAVON PARK South Florida head coach Rick Hitt knows what it takes for his baseball squad to be competitive, having stated we need good pitching and to keep games close. Were not going to hit a lot of three-run homers, so we need to limit our mistakes. That is certainly not what the Panthers did Wednesday, in dropping a 14-3 Suncoast Conference contest to the visiting State College of Florida. The first-place Manatees got their first run on the board without the benefit of a hit, as two walks and two errors got them on the board. Two singles and a sacrifice fly in the top of the second extended the lead to 2-0 before the visitors all but put it away in the third. With the bases loaded and nobody out, Hitt brought the infield in, but saw a bouncer up the middle score two. One out later, a walk reloaded the bases and a potential double-play was thrown away to score two more. This was followed by another two-run single and the lead now stood at 8-0. The Panthers finally scratched for one in the fourth on a Lane Crosson RBI grounder, and another in the fifth when Lucas Bagnara brought Carlos Matamoros in. But the Manatees added three more in their half of the fifth to make it an 11-2 marLady Panthers sweep St. Pete Wednesday, March 20 marked the first official day of spring, and its eems only fitting to offer up my suggestions for the top five best bass fishing lures and techniques to u se during this time of the year. E very year, along with o ther fishermen, I complain that the weather is screwed up too hot, too cold, too much rain, not enough rain, too much wind, etc. The truth is, seasonally speaking; the weather is very much the same, year after year. What most fishermen dont take into account is that our temperature highs and lows, amount of rainfall and even wind conditions are all based on averages. Taking into account whats happened over the past years creates a wide range of possibilities that are then averaged to give us what the conditions should be on any given day. Exceptions to these averages are rare. The seasonality of weather provides different fishing opportunities and spring is one of my favorites. Unlike any other time of the year, largemouth bass are actively seeking shallow, warmer water for their annual spawn. That, combined with more aggressive feeding, makes them extremely vulnerable to being caught by a knowledgeable fisherman. Im sure anybody that fishes could rank what they consider to be the top five lures to use during this time of the year, and for many of you, they may be different than those thatI recommend. 1. Suspended Jerk Baits: These long, slender baits, often made of balsa wood or plastic are an extremely versatile bait for early spring bass fishing when the water is at its cold and warming gradually. Most are designed to run no deeper than 6 feet, but unlike other lures, the key to their success is that when you stop retrieving the lure, it will suspend at the depth its at, allowing an interested bass to move in for the kill. Long, painstakingly slow retrieves, combined with a stop and go action will provide the best results. My personal favorite i s the Mega bass VISION One Ten, 4 1/3-inch GP Pro Blue II. 2. Tube Baits: Nothing compares to the effectiveness of tube baits for spawning bass. Tubes are nothing new, but in the past, as effective as they were, one strike and the bait was typically torn to shreds. I recommend the Zoom Salty Super Tube in either the 3 1/2-inch or 4 1/2inch size. These baits are hand dipped for a thicker, tougher body and will takea number of strikes without tearing. The tantalizing plastic tentacles make this bait irresistible to bass. 3. Plastic Worms: Plastic worms are one of the best bass baits year round, but early in the Spring, when the water is around 60 degrees, smaller plastic worms work best. Ive always been under the impression the smaller worms work better because they mimic food sources that are typically smaller at this time of the year. As the water temperatures warm, the length of the worm should increase. My personal favorite, a blue/black Yum Dinger. These worms come in various sizes, 4-, 5-, 6and 7-inches. Similar to the tube bait, the smaller Yum Dingers will drive a bass mad coming across their beds in full sunlight. 4. Spinnerbaits: Although effective throughout the year, spinnerbaits worked slow witha stop and go retrieve can be extremely deadly early in the fishing year. My favorite is the HARTX2 Spinner bait, available in 3/8, 1/2 and 3/4 ounce. Unlike conventional spinnerbaits, the X2 has dual arms, each with its own blades. Color selections are great, although at this time By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comW hile the temperatures remained frigid Tuesday night, the Avon Park bats heated things up and got the Red D evils back on the winning track with a 10-4 battering of v isiting Booker. T yrone Perry sparked the offense with three hits, falling just a triple short of hitting for the cycle, two runs scored and three RBI, while Gio Gomez threw six strong innings, scattering six hits and striking out four to halt a four-game losing streak. After the Tornadoes scratched for a run in the top of the first, Avon Park answered back with a Perry double, Josh Gomez getting hit by a pitch and a Steven Flowers walk to load the bases. Atriple steal then took place, with Perry sliding in safely to even the game at 1-1. After a scoreless top of the second, the Devils again proved daring as a Colton Brock suicide squeeze scored Mason Jahna from third for a 2-1 lead. Awalk, single and pair of errors allowed Booker to tie it up in the third, but Avon Park was about to explode and put the game away in the fourth. Kyle Kelley got it started by reaching second on an error and moving to third on a bunt single by Jahna. ACody Pearlman base knock scored Kelley and another squeeze bunt by Brock brought Jahna in for a 4-2 lead. Alfred Brown then singled to bring Pearlman in and after a couple of stolen bases, Brown also came in to score on an error. Perry then unloaded on a pitch for a towering homer over the right-field wall for a 7-2 lead. And they kept things going when Flowers was hit by a pitch and moved to third on a Torri Pringle single. Flowers would soon come in to score on an error and the lead stood at 8-2. Apair of errors allowed for a Tornado run in the top of the fifth, but the Devils got that run, plus another, back in the bottom of the frame. With Jahna and Brock on second and third, Perry singled to center to score them both and the lead stood at 10-3. Apair of singles and a sacrifice fly got Booker one more run, but that would be it as Kenny McGrath came on in relief and worked a perfect seventh to secure the win. Now 12-6 on the season, Avon Park hosted Bradentons Bayshore High School Thursday night at Head Field. See Sundays News-Sun for a recap of the action. SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, March 29, 2013 Page B4 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Seth Abeln connects for an infield single on this pitch, and would add a double later. But a six-run Manatee third would pave the way to a 14-3 State College of Florida win over the Panthers of South Florida State Wednesday night. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Jimmy Peck had a pair of doubles Tuesday night, but it wasnt enough as Sebring fell to visiting Oviedo. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Tyrone Perry belted a home run among his three hits Tuesday night in helping Avon Park end its four-game losing streak. By TAYLOR TUBBS News-Sun correspondentTheres always a positive we can take from a loss, said Sebring head coach Buck Rapp. A loss provides an opportunity for learning, and on Tuesday night the Streaks were given this opportunity when they took on the Oviedo High School Lions. Oviedo is a good team, said Rapp. And its tough to have two games in a row like we did. On Monday night the Streaks walked away with a huge, 12-0 victory over county rival Avon Park at Firemans Field, but in their repeat home game on Tuesday night Sebring fell short of the victory with a 73 loss. J onathon Struck pitched a quality first five innings and was able to keep the score a close 3-1. C.J. Payne stepped in to cover the final two innings, and heading into the top of the seventh the score became an even more closely contested 3-2. But in the bottom of the frame, Oviedo opened things Blue Streaks cant overcome Oviedo Oviedo7Sebring2 Avon Park10Booker4 SCF14SFSC3 See STREAKS, Page B4 Devils get back on track Fishin Around... Don Norton Top five bass baits for Spring Courtesy photo Don Norton shows off two bass caught on Lake G lenada and shares his top five baits for Spring bass fishing. See BAIT, Page B4 Panthers mauled by Manatees See SFSC, Page B4


C M Y K Sebring Elks Golf TournamentSEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Clubo n Monday, April 1, beginning at 8:00 a.m. Cost is $30 which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. T o sign up contact Jack McLaughlin at jacknjudy33872@gmail.com or leave a m essage on (863 Check in by 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.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 prizes, and door prizes will be drawn. 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 .FOP Golf TournamentSEBRING Highlands County Lodge No. 99 of the Fraternal Order of Police will be hosting a golf tournament Saturday, April 6, at Harder Hall Country Club. The four-person scramble format will have check-in and ticket sales beginning at 7:30 a.m. with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. The entry fee is $60 per person, and includes golf, cart and lunch. Team and Hole Sponsorship combos are available for $275, as well as $50 Hole Sponsorships. Make checks payable to FOPLodge 99. Deadline for team registration is Thursday, April 4. Aportion of the proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society Relay for Life. For more information, call Betty Milam at 835-3512.Seminole Trail RunSEBRING The 3rd Seminole Trail Run 5K will be held Saturday, April 6, with an 8 a.m. start, at the Sun-N-Lake Preserve. Proceeds benefit Highlands Seminole Club and Mark Palmer Memorial scholarship funds. For more information, visit highlandsseminoles.org or call Erin at 3869 194.Sunrise Rotary GolfS EBRING Sebring Sunrise Rotary 24th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be Saturday, June 1, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on the Deer Run course at Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club. F ormat is a Four-person Scramb le (double Bogey maximum Cost is $220 per team and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages along with some fabulous raffle prizes. Sponsorships available: $100 Ho le sponsor; $155 Hole sponsor including single entry; and $320 Hole sponsor including team entry. Hole-In-One sponsors are being provided by Cohan Radio Group ($2,000 cash) a nd Alan Jay Automotive Network. Trophy sponsor is the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. Make checks payable to Sebrin g S unrise Rotary, P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL33871. Please enter by Tuesday, May 28.Sebring High School athletic postersSEBRING Chris Cook, Athletic Director of Sebring High School, wishes to inform the surrounding business community that he has authorized AllAmerican Sports Posters to produce Sebring High Schools athletic posters. All-American Sports Posters will provide terrific looking sports posters and will help the athletic department to raise much needed additional funding. All-American Sports Posters will be contacting local businesses to line up community sponsorship for this program and Chris Cook urges all businesses to consider putting their support behind this worthy effort. As you are no doubt aware, there a re many businesses that solicit via telephone and you always have the right to question anyone who contacts you in this manner. All-American Sports Posters is registered with the Idaho Attorney General and has been authorized to conduct this campaign on behalf of the Sebring High School Athletic Department. No other company has been authorized to represent Sebring High School in that way and you should question any other requests for funds. If you have any questions, contact Cook, at 471-5500 or All-American Sports Posters at (800 EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB x-New York4426.629 x-Brooklyn4229.5922.5 Boston3734.5217.5 Philadelphia2843.39416.5 Toronto2645.36618.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB y-Miami5615.789 x-Atlanta4032.55616.5 Washington2645.36630 Orlando1854.25038.5 Charlotte1754.23939 Central Division WLPctGB x-Indiana4527.625 x-Chicago3931.5575 Milwaukee3436.48610 Detroit2448.33321 Cleveland2248.31422WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB x-San Antonio5417.761 x-Memphis4724.6627 Houston3932.54915 Dallas3536.49319 New Orleans2547.34729.5 Northwest Division WLPctGB x-Oklahoma City5319.736 x-Denver4924.6714.5 Utah3636.50017 Portland3338.46519.5 Minnesota2545.35727 Pacific Division WLPctGB x-L.A. Clippers4923.681 Golden State4132.5628.5 L.A. Lakers3735.51412 Sacramento2646.36123 Phoenix2349.31926 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division ___ Tuesdays Games New York 100, Boston 85 Minnesota 105, Detroit 82 Dallas 109, L.A. Clippers 102, OT Wednesdays Games Boston 93, Cleveland 92 Charlotte 114, Orlando 108 Philadelphia 100, Milwaukee 92 Atlanta 107, Toronto 88 New York 108, Memphis 101 Chicago 101, Miami 97 Indiana 100, Houston 91 L.A. Lakers 120, Minnesota 117 L.A. Clippers 105, New Orleans 91 Oklahoma City 103, Washington 80 San Antonio 100, Denver 99 Utah 103, Phoenix 88 Sacramento 105, Golden State 98 Brooklyn 111, Portland 93 Thursdays Games L.A. Lakers at Milwaukee, late Indiana at Dallas, late Sacramento at Phoenix, late Fridays Games Washington at Orlando, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Charlotte at New York, 7:30 p.m. Philadelphia at Cleveland, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Houston at Memphis, 8 p.m. Oklahoma City at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Miami at New Orleans, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. Brooklyn at Denver, 9 p.m. Utah at Portland, 10 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA Pittsburgh26805211784 New Jersey15117378289 N.Y. Rangers16133357878 N.Y. Islanders151533396107 Philadelphia13172288499 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Montreal21754710483 Boston2174469472 Ottawa1896428672 Toronto181244010297 Buffalo131643087102 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Winnipeg18142388899 Carolina15142328690 Washington15171319493 Tampa Bay141812910599 Florida91962480119WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA Chicago25435310871 Detroit17115399083 St. Louis17132369289 Nashville14136348388 Columbus13137337586 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Minnesota20102429078 Vancouver1896428885 Edmonton12137317791 Calgary131543089108 Colorado111742682104 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim22744810487 Los Angeles18122389380 San Jose15116368082 Dallas15143338797 Phoenix13155318594 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. ___ Tuesdays Games Vancouver 1, Columbus 0, SO Toronto 3, Florida 2 Pittsburgh 1, Montreal 0 N.Y. Islanders 3, Washington 2 Winnipeg 4, Carolina 1 N.Y. Rangers 5, Philadelphia 2 Tampa Bay 2, Buffalo 1 Edmonton 3, St. Louis 0 Chicago 2, Calgary 0 Wednesdays Games Montreal 6, Boston 5, SO Minnesota 4, Phoenix 3, OT Calgary 4, Colorado 3 San Jose 4, Anaheim 0 Thursdays Games Carolina at Toronto, late Winnipeg at Pittsburgh, late N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, late Buffalo at Florida, late N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, late Phoenix at Nashville, late Los Angeles at St. Louis, late Columbus at Edmonton, late Colorado at Vancouver, late Detroit at San Jose, late Fridays Games New Jersey at Tampa Bay, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. Anaheim at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Columbus at Calgary, 9 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEWLPct Kansas City237.767 Baltimore189.667 Seattle2011.645 Detroit1813.581 Oakland1512.556 Cleveland1614.533 Minnesota1614.533 Chicago1313.500 Boston1516.484 Tampa Bay1516.484 Texas1516.484 Toronto1416.467 Houston1315.464 New York1317.433 Los Angeles918.333NATIONAL LEAGUEWLPct Atlanta1915.559 Colorado1613.552 San Francisco1513.536 New York1413.519 St. Louis1514.517 Arizona1515.500 Philadelphia1515.500 Chicago1617.485 Miami1315.464 San Diego1518.455 Washington1317.433 Pittsburgh1218.400 Milwaukee1117.393 Cincinnati1118.379 Los Angeles1119.367 NOTE: Split-squad games count in the standings; games against non-major league teams do not. ___ Tuesdays Games Minnesota 9, Baltimore 5 Miami 8, Washington 5 Toronto 6, Pittsburgh 3 Philadelphia 10, Tampa Bay 1 Atlanta 6, Detroit 5 St. Louis 11, N.Y. Mets 4 Chicago White Sox 11, Texas 3 Oakland 7, Cleveland 6, 10 innings San Francisco 4, San Diego 2 Kansas City 11, Seattle 6 N.Y. Yankees 4, Houston 4, 10 ings Colorado 7, L.A. Dodgers 6 Cincinnati 11, Chicago Cubs 1 Arizona 7, L.A. Angels 1 Wednesdays Games Washington (ss Minnesota 7, Pittsburgh 4 Philadelphia 4, Detroit 1 Toronto 6, Tampa Bay 1 St. Louis 10, Washington (ss Miami 5, Boston 1 Chicago White Sox 5, Cleveland 4 L.A. Angels 6, Texas 3 Oakland 6, Colorado 5 Milwaukee 9, Kansas City (ss Cincinnati 7, San Diego 3 Seattle 10, L.A. Dodgers 7 San Francisco 8, Arizona 6 N.Y. Mets 6, Houston 2 N.Y. Yankees 11, Baltimore 8 Kansas City (ss Thursdays Games Detroit vs. Houston (ss Toronto vs. Philadelphia, late Houston (ss Miami vs. St. Louis, late N.Y. Mets vs. Washington, late Pittsburgh vs. N.Y. Yankees, late Seattle vs. Chicago Cubs, late Cleveland vs. San Diego, late Arizona vs. Texas, late Kansas City vs. Cincinnati, late Milwaukee vs. Colorado, late Minnesota vs. Boston, late Tampa Bay vs. Baltimore, late L.A. Dodgers at L.A. Angels, late Oakland at San Francisco, late Fridays Games Boston vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. Detroit at Lakeland, Fla., 1:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Washington, 2:05 p.m. Cleveland vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Toronto at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. San Diego vs. Texas at San Antonio, Texas, 8:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Houston, 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:40 p.m. L.A. Angels at L.A. Dodgers, 10:10 p.m. Oakland at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m. FOOTBALLNational Football League ARIZONA CARDINALSSigned S Jonathon Amaya. ATLANTA FALCONSAgreed to terms with DE Osi Umenyiora on a two-year contract. BALTIMORE RAVENSAgreed to terms with S Michael Huffa on a three-year contract. CAROLINA PANTHERSRe-signed DT Dwan Edwards. DALLAS COWBOYSReleased WR Anthony Armstrong. Signed S Will Allen and LB Justin Durant. MIAMI DIOLPHINSSigned OL Lance Louis. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Softball at Charlotte,5/7 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball vs.Port St.Lucie,5 p.m.; Boys and Girls Tennis at District Tournaments,TBA TUESDAY: Baseball at Mulberry,7 p.m.; Softball vs.Frostproof,6/7:30 p.m.; Boys and Girls Tennis at District Tournaments,TBA Sebring TUESDAY: Baseball at Kathleen,7 p.m.; Softball vs.Winter Haven,5:30/7:30 p.m.; Boys and Girls Tennis at District Tournaments,Lakeland,TBA THURSDAY: Baseball at Avon Park,7 p.m.; JV Baseball vs.Avon Park,6 p.m.; Track at Frostproof,4:30 p.m.; Boys Weightlifting at State Qualifier,Harmony High,1 p.m. SFSC SATURDAY: Baseball vs.Hillsborough,1 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Hillsborough,3 p.m. TUESDAY: Softball vs.State College of Florida,5 p.m. WEDNESDAY: Baseball vs.Hillsborough,6 p.m. Avon Park MONDAY: Boys and Girls Tennis at District Tournaments,TBA TUESDAY: JV Baseball vs.Hardee,6 p.m.; Softball at Mulberry,7 p.m.; Boys and Girls Tennis at District Tournaments,TBA THURSDAY: Baseball vs.Sebring,7 p.m.; JV Baseball at Sebring,6 p.m.; Track at Frostproof,4:30 p.m. C C O O L L L L E E G G E E S S O O F F T T B B A A L L L L S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Central Florida at Tulsa. . . . . . . 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C M Y K of the year I prefer the X2 in white with gold Colorado blades. I also use a split tail white plastic grub with a trailer hook for short strikes. 5. Rapala: No top five would be complete without the Rapala. This lure comes in so many sizes and shapes its no wonder that it holds more world record titles than any other lure ever created. With the wide variety of sizes and shapes, I prefer the Rapala Scatter Rap Minnow,4 3/8-ince, 3/16 ounce in silver. This bait will catch fish when nothing else seems to work. Aslow, steady retrieve with occasional stops will create incredible strikes from bass in shallow water. So there you have it, my top five baits for Spring Fishing. I could have written about my top 10, or even my top 20 best lures for this time of the year, but space is limited. The truth is, there are dozens of lures that work equally as well as the few that Ive mentioned. For flipping, the Medlock Jig, other jig and pig combinations, as well as imitation plastic worms, crayfish and other creature baits all work well this time of the year. In addition, Swim baits have grown increasingly more popular over the past couple of years and with good reason. These soft plastic, imitation fish, rigged properly with a weighted hook can provide some phenomenal fishing in areas with submerged vegetation. Buck Perry often stated that color makes no difference to a fish, and although I agree that hes probably correct, I think color does makea difference to the fishermen. So many times Ive heard the fish are hitting on watermelon or green pumpkin or junebug colored worms and I always ask the same question. Did you try any other color? And the answer is typically no. Most fishermen look at me as though Im crazy to even ask, but I remind them that if they caught their fish on a certain color and didnt try any other color, maybe the fish had just gotten active and it had nothing to do with the color. Who knows? But fishing is all about confidence. Confidence in the lake, confidence in your equipment and confidence in your lure selection. And confidence typically comes from experience. Its hard to imagine arming yourself with a lure that youve never caught a fish on, using equipment youve never used before, and being on a lake youve never fished. Its also all about getting out on the water. We are blessed to live in Highlands County where our biggest decisions are which lake to fish. With more than 100 freshwater lakes and rivers, making that decision will ultimately determine our choice of lures. 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-in-law 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 863-2734998 or 216-339-6571 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Golf HammockOn consecutive Wednesdays, March 20 and 27, the Golf Hammock Ladies played for the Club Championship. The Club Champion after the twoday tournament was Laura Kebberly with 137. A tie for runner up was seen between Jeanne Fivecoat and Carol Troup, who both totaled 188. First Flight, with handicaps 17-25, saw Lorraine Friend win Low Gross with 190, while Florence Towell was second at 199. Finishing first in Low Net was Ruth Harris with 146. I n the Second Flight, with handicaps 2 6-30, Low Gross went to both Wanda Hastie and Anne Coffey, who came in with dueling 195s. With handicaps from 31-36, the Third Flight Low Gross was captured by Nancy Senior with a 202, while Marge Pederson and Jo Thornburg tied for second at 213. Low Net for the flight went to Cindy Dall with 135, with Gladys Zitelli taking second with 152. The Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock on Monday, March 25. Gary Galle came in first place in A g roup with plus 1 and there was a three-way tie for second place between Rod Bently, Fred Latshaw and Dave Baker at minus 3. Frank Borgia won first place with plus 4 in B group and a three-way tie for second place between Jim Gulick, Harvey Kecskes and Jack Schell at minus 3. I n C group Jerry Edwards came in f irst place with minus 1 and Jack Bardelli in second place with minus 2. In D group Paul Brown was at even and came in first place and David Mulligan was in second place at minus 3. Curt Matterson scored plus 4 to take f irst place in E group and Bobby Culbert in second place with plus 3. Mark Flora was even in F group to take the lead and a tie for second place between Bob Fidlin and Danny Geier at minus 2. There was a tie in G group for first place between Kathy Baker and Jerry Linsley at plus 1. In H group ther was also a tie for first placeb etween Terry Yandle and Ozzie Bergroth at plus 1. There was a tie in I group for first place between Bill Alesi andG inny McVey at plus 4 and a tie for second place between Doc Thomas and Bob Hughes at minus 3. Paul Skidmore scored plus 9 for first place anda tie for second place between Harold Traxler and Greg Brewer at plus 6 in J group. Ken Porter took first p lace in K group with plus 7 and a tie in second place between JanetH owland and Les Layton at minus 1. Lim Freese took first place in L group with plus 3 with Karl Mellor in second place with p lus 1 and in third place was Ken Granger at even. J ay Shepard scored well to take the lead in M Group with a plus 8 with Don Meitz in second place with plus 7 andD an Bartik came in third at even. Next Monday, April 1, the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammockb eginning at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call Pete at 382-1280.Lake June WestThe Ladies Association played a Monday League event March 25. Tying for first/second places were the teams of Kim Fiers, Betty Bevard,B arbara Cash and Carol Cobert; Helene Mellon, Verna Knishka, Chris Heath and Mary Malone with 40 each. Third p lace, Jane Roush, Joann McGill and Charlotte Mathew with 43. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Eva H uffman, 10-feet-7; No. 4, Jane Roush, 1-foot-2; and No. 8, Chris Heath, 7-feet-2. A Scramble was played Thursday, March 21. Winning first place was the team of Ron and Sylvia West, George and Barbara Dean and Charlotte Mathew with 50; second place, Andy and Karen Ames, Kim Fiers, Bob and Doris Weeks with 51; and third place, John and Shelly Byron, Bob and Verna Knishka and George Cloud with 52. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Margaret Schultz, 1-foot-10; and No. 8, Betty Billau, 6-feet-8. (MenR on West, 4-feet-8. The Mens Association played a Mens League event Wednesday, M arch 20. Winning first place was the team of Dick Denhart, Ward Shaw, Dick Reaneya nd John Ruffo with 44. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Ron West, Jack Maginnis, Bill Fowler and Larry Heath; Sonny Shelton, Howard Langston, Walt Nagel and Fred Neer with 45 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Dick R eaney, 2-feet-7; No. 4, Roger Iterie, 5-feet-5; and No. 8, John Byron, 14feet-5. The Ladies Association played a Best Ball Scramble Monday, March 18. Winning first place was the team of Kim Fiers, Margaret Schultz and Clara Wisman with 56. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Helene Mellon, Verna Knishka and Chris Heath; Wanda Jones, Sylvia West and Betty Bevard with 57 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Eva Huffman, 10-feet3; No. 4, Margaret Schultz, 3-feet-9; and No. 8, Jane Roush, 11feet-3.River GreensThe Morrison Group played an event on Tuesday, March 26, and saw the team of Keith Kincer, Ken Brunswick,T im Thomas and Dick Garceau take the win with a -19. Three strokes back, at -16, was the trio of Butch Smith, John Smutnick and Cliff Aubin. The Golfettes also took to the fairways Tuesday, March 26, with the team of Anne Kelly, Laura Smutnick, Jody Ethum and Fran Neil scoring a -36 for the win. Karen Speaker, Dee Paul, Nancy Long and Caole McClay teamed up to score a -24 for second. A Limited Member event was played on Monday, March 25, with a Pro-Am scoring format. There was a two-way tie for the team lead as Bernie and Sharon Koster, Roy Bassett and Larry Frazhe totaled +3 1/2 points, only to see it matched by Dennis and Sherry DeLisle and Tom Shaver. I ndividually, Ed Ward took top honors with a +7, Dennis DeLisle was second at +6 1/2 and Mike Lueth was third w ith +4. The Morrison Group played on Monday, March 25, with the team of Bill Mountford, Ken Koon, Tim Thomas and Fred Evans coming away with the win. A Mens Day event was played on Saturday, March 23. Dave Kelly, Dick Garceau, Bob Wolf and Al Farrell scored a -29 for the win, while J.R. Messier, Tim Thomas, Jim C ercy and Keith Kincer were second at -25. Just one more shot back, at -24, were Jim Anderson, Bob Streeter, Don McDonald and Paul Johnson. Getting closest to the pin on the day were Harold Plagens getting to 10-feet, 5-inches from No. 3, Fred Evans who hit to within 8-feet, 6-inches on No. 5, Cecil Lemons knocking it to 7-feet, 3inches from No. 12 and Johnny W ehunt getting to 5-feet, 3 1/2-inches from No. 17. A 9-Hole Couples event was played on Thursday, March 21. D on and Judy Ethun took first, Roy a nd Linda Bassett second and Jerry and Jackie MacGeorge third. Russ and Bev Rudd and Tim Thomas and Janella Forcier tied for fourth. Keith Kincer was closest to the pin on No. 5, while Pat Kincer was closest at No. 3.SpringLakeOn Tuesday, March 26, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association sponsored an Individual Net Points competition under cold and windy skies on the Panther Creek golf course. P oint values were 1 point for bogey, 2 for par, 4 for birdie, and 8 for eagles s cored on a hole by hole handicap b asis. In the A Flight, there was a tie for first place between Bazz Van Willigen and Jan Hard at 38 points. Joe Austin came in third with 36 points. In B Flight, Gale Monda got first place with 38 points. Dale Stevens placed second with 37 p oints, and Bo Bohanon took third place with 35 points. In the C Flight, first place went to Mike Smith, who scored 43 points. Ray McKenzie took second place with 39 points and Dave Docherty wasa warded third place based on 37 points scored. Page B4News-SunFriday, March 29, 2013w ww.newssun.com SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports friday ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 7 9 9 5 5 1 1 up on a grand slam that gave the Lions an additional four runs. Payne was able to recover from the blow and finish out the game by halting any further pounces by the Lions. Im really happy with the way he (Payne said Rapp. He stayed focused. Sebrings three scores of the night were run home by Brad Doty, Dane Maddox, and Alex Forde. The Streaks had a number of strong hits as well with Jimmy Peck and Maddox each hitting two doubles. Doty, Peck and Maddox had two hits each. e can take from the loss, and look to improve next week, said Rapp. On Thursday night the Streaks looked to redeem their loss when they traveled to DeSoto. Continued from B1 Continued from B1 Bait ideas to help you land the big ones this Spring Streaks stopped by Lions We can take from the loss and look to improve next week. BUCKRAPP Sebring head coach gin that there would be no coming back from. Having won Mondays schedule game by forfeit, the Panthers played the rubber-game of the series Thursday in Bradenton. At 4-9 in conference play, South Florida stays a game ahead of cellardwelling St. Petersburg and two behind Hillsborough for third. The Lady Panthers, meanwhile, continued their strong start to the conference schedule with a twogame sweep at St. Petersburg Tuesday night. Gennifer Raulerson pitched a 4-2 win in the opener, with Lexi Adams taking the mound fora 9-5 win in the nightcap. 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Unlike most sleeping pills,glycine should not give you a groggy morning hangoveruntil noon,norw ill it result in dry mouth (very common with diphenhydramine sleep aids). Usually two to three grams taken an hour before bed time allows sleep to crawl into bed with you. As an interesting aside, research points to glycines use as an antibiotic,specifically against H. pylori,an organism associated with ulcers and stomach cancer. Even though glycine is found in meat,you wont get enough of its sleep-inducing effects unless you supplement. Capsules are available,but powders may be better if you want to titrate your dose. For those of you who love beer,one of the bitteringi ngredients is Humulus lupulus. Say that three times fast. W e call it Hopsherb for short. Without hops,beer would be sweet. (Hey, maybe I would like it then?!) Anyway,hops (as opposed tob eer) helps people fall asleep faster,and is one of the best insomnia remedies I can think of. Its been used for centuries. W hile Hops is safe for human consumption,it can be quite harmful for dogs,so keep away from Fido. The FDA gave hops GRAS status,which means it is generally recognized as safe. Theres an ingredient in hops called 8-prenylnaringenin or 8-PN that reduces the incidence of hot flashes. Aside from helping with menopausal concerns and insomnia,hops is touted to ease anxiety,earaches and cramps. An ingredient in it works as a COX 2 inhibitor, similar to the drug Celebrex so if you are in pain,this may be useful. For many night-time t hrashers,its a question of how much melatonin you s ecrete from your pineal gland. Melatonin production can be augmented if you supplement,because the pills (ors ublingual sprays) get absorbed into your bloodstream and trigger the same sleep reaction as if you had made the hormone yourself. For some,melatonin supplements are highly effective.F or others,it must be combined with glycine,hops, v alerian root or kava. I always suggest low dosages, about 0.2 to 0.3 mg per night,but you will find many supplements contain-i ng more. Be very careful with yourself; this is a hormone. That said,melatonin has a widespread (wonderful) effect ont he immune system and specifically awesome for people with auto-immune disorders and chronic infections. All of the supplements discussed today are sold at health food stores and some pharmacies,but always ask your doctor whats right for you. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Natural ways to help you get some Zzzs M etro There are plenty of natural ways to help cure insomnia. Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen By RICARDO ALONSOZALDIVAR A ssociated PressWASHINGTON A new study finds that insurance companies will have to pay out an average of 32p ercent more for medical claims under President Barack Obamas health care overhaul. What does that mean for you? I t could increase premiums for at least some A mericans. If you are uninsured,or you buy your policy direct-l y from an insurance company,you should pay attent ion. But if you have an employer plan,like most workers and their families, odds are you dont havem uch to worry about. The estimates from the S ociety of Actuaries could turn into a political headache for the Obamaa dministration at a time when much of the country r emains skeptical of the Affordable Care Act. The administration is q uestioning the study,saying it doesnt give a full picture and costs will go d own. Actuaries are financial r isk professionals who conduct long-range cost estimates for pension plans, insurance companies and government programs. T he study says claims costs will go up largely because sicker people will join the insurance pool. Thats because the law forbids insurers from turning down those with pre-exist-i ng medical problems, effective Jan. 1. Everyone g ets sick sooner or later,but sicker people also use more health care services. Claims cost is the most important driver of healthc are premiums,said Kristi Bohn,an actuary who worked on the study. Spending on sicker people and other high-cost groupsw ill overwhelm an influx of younger,healthier people into the program,said the report. The Obama administration challenged the design of the study,saying it focused only on one piece of the puzzle and ignored cost relief strategies in the law,such as tax credits to help people afford premiums and special payments to insurers who attract an outsize share of the sick. The study also doesnt t ake into account the potential price-cutting effect of competition in new state insurance markets that will go live Oct. 1,administra-t ion officials said. At a White House briefing Tuesday,Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius said some of what passes forh ealth insurance today is so skimpy it cant be comp ared to the comprehensive coverage available under the law. Some of thesef olks have very high catastrophic plans that dont p ay for anything unless you get hit by a bus,she said. There really mortgage protection,not health insurance. S ebelius said the picture on premiums wont start c oming into focus until insurers submit their bids. Those results may not bep ublicly known until late summer. A nother striking finding of the report was a wide disparity in cost impacta mong the states. While some states will see medical claims costs p er person decline,the report concluded that the o verwhelming majority will see double-digit increases in their individual health insurance markets,where people purchase coveraged irectly from insurers. The differences are big. By 2017,the estimated increase would be 62 percent for California,about 80 percent for Ohio,more than 20 percent for Floridaa nd 67 percent for Maryland. Much of the reas on for the higher claims costs is that sicker people are expected to join the pool,the report said. Part of the reason for the w ide disparities is that states have different populations and insurance rules. In the relatively small number of states where insurersw ere already restricted from charging higher rates to older,sicker people,the cost impact is less. The report did not make similar estimates for employer plans that most workers and families rely on. Thats because the primary impact of Obamas law is on people who dont have coverage through their jobs. Study: Health law to raise claims cost 32 percent Free Diabetes classes set for AprilSEBRING The Highlands County Health Department is offering Diabetes Self-M anagement Education classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. This program serves HighlandsC ounty residents of all ages,especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. Education is the key tos uccess for diabetes control and for the prevention of complications. Thesec lasses are free of charge and provided by Margaret Pierce,RN and AleydaO liveros,nutritionist. Classes in English are s cheduled in Sebring from 8:30-11:30 a.m. April 8,9,and 10,andf rom 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 15,16,and 17 at the H ighlands County Health Department,7205 S. George Blvd. conference room A. Enrollment is limited and registrationi s required. To register and for m ore information,contact the Highlands County Health DepartmentW ellness and Diabetes Education Program at 3 82-7294. Outreach events plannedAce Homecare community outreach events schedule for April is asf ollows: Monday 8 a.m., Health Fair,Brookside Bluffs,Rte. 17,Zolfo Springs; 10 a.m.,HealthF air,Chatham Pointe, Stensom Road,Wauchula; a nd 1 p.m.,Caregivers Support Group,CrownP ointe Assisted Living Community,Sun n Lake Blvd.,Sebring. Tuesday 10 a.m., Health Fair,Fair HavensA partments,Spinks Road, Sebring; and 12:30 p.m., Groves behind Sebring Diner,U.S. 27. Wednesday 8 a.m., H ealth Fair,Villa Del Sol, behind Winn Dixie,U.S. 27,Avon Park; and 9 a.m.,Avon Park Meal Site,Main Street; and 10:30 a.m.,Coping with Transitions,Crown Pointe Assisted Living facility, Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring. Thursday 10:30 a.m.,Caregivers Support Group,Balmoral Assisted Living Facility,93 Balmoral Road,Rte. 621, Lake Placid. Friday 8 a.m., Health Fair,Sebring Village,Schumacher Road,Sebring; and 10 a.m.,Highlands Village, Villa Road,Sebring. Special to the News-SunSEBRING Are you having difficulty with daily activities because of vision loss? The Lighthouse of Manasota will offer a series of eight free weekly classes in Sebring about living with vision loss,beginning April 23. Registration is required. Participants will learn adaptive strategies for performing everyday tasks,such as dialing the telephone,writing a check,telling time,managing medications,preparing meals,and reading food labels. For more information or to register, call Lee toll free at1-877-770-1404. The Lighthouse of Manasota is a notfor-profit agency that provides vision rehabilitation training in skills that promote self-sufficiency and independence. Free Low Vision classes offered in April-May


C M Y K Page B8News-SunFriday, March 29, 2013www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. ANGLICAN New Life Anglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave.(Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852.Rev.Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863strhodes1020@ yahoo.com.Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer.astoral and Spiritual. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name;Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 7 p.m. Wednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor.Christ centered and biblically based.Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available.Bible studies at 9:45 a.m.Sunday and 7 p.m.Wednesday.Prayer Time 6:30 p.m.on Wednesday.Bible classes at 9:45 a.m.are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m.Sunday.Church phone:452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:453-6986.Email: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvonPark 100 N.Lake Ave., Avon Park.Rev.Jon Beck, pastor;Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families;Joy Loomis, music director;Rev.Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor.Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.;Youth 445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.;Youth Activities, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.;Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services:Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Sunday b roadcast 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 w orship 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.; Evening 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 at6 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 n ursery 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 F ellowship Group.For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., 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 reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.Th e 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. P hone 385-1597. CHURCH 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 i s 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 at 7 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, (Orange 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 ELCASEBRING Worship service w ith (open b e led by Rev. Jefferson Cox and D eacon David Thoresen at 9:30 a.m. Sermon will be based on the gospel reading of Luke 24:1-12. Everyone invited to Easter brunch f ollowing the service. No Bible study on Tuesday. Rev. Cox will lead the study on April 11 and 18. Sharon Palmer will be the leader on April 25. No quilting meeting until April 13 due to the Merle Vasbinder Estate Sale being held in fellowship hall April 3-6.Christ Lutheran ChurchAVON PARK Pastor Scott McLean will be preaching a sermon entitled Satisfaction Guaranteed.Worship is celebrated a t 10 a.m. The church is at 1320 C.R. 64, east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. For m ore information,call 471-2663 or v isit www.christlutheranavonpark.org/.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon o n Sunday morning is titled Reality.The keynote is from Colossians 2:17,...Christ is real! The church is located at 154 N. F ranklin St.Christian Training Church S EBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled Many Enter; Few Stay:Part at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible studyi s the Gospel of John. Church of Christ, Lake PlacidL AKE PLACID Church of Christ in Lake Placid has worship service at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. onS unday. Wednesday night Bible study is taught by with Frank Parker.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George M iller will deliver the sermon, Remember,Sunday morning, w ith Scripture from Luke 24:1-12. Communion is offered during the 9:30 a.m. worship service the first Sunday of each month. All other Sundays,a smaller,more intimateC ommunion service is available at 8:45 a.m.,in the chapel. T he church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road or visit www.sebringemmanuelucc.com/.Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID Jesus Is A live! How About Youis Pastor Bill Colessermon for this Easter Sunday.At 6 p.m.,Pastor Bill will be preaching Dressed for Battle from Ephesians 6. Following thee vening service WMU will be hosting a cake and coffee fellowship as the church enters the Week ofP rayer for North American Missions. Call the church office at 4650 060 or visit www.faithbaptistchurchlp.com/. The church is at 6 60 Holmes Ave.First Baptist Church Avon ParkA VON PARK Rev. Jon Beck is senior pastor. Worship Service starts at 10:45 a.m.,the Sunday morning message is What The Cross Teaches Us About Hope.T here will be no evening service. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. Call 453-6681 or e-mail info@fbcap.net.First Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID First Baptist C hurch of Lake Placid,119 E. Royal Palm St.,will have the following services this Easter Sunday: At 8 a.m.,traditional service; 9:15 a.m.,contemporary service; and1 0:45 a.m.,contemporary service.First Christian Church, Avon ParkA VON PARK Contemporary Worship Service will resume at 6 p.m. on Saturday,April 6. T his weeks Easter worship service will include The Old Rugged Cross Easter Cantataat 10 a.m. W ednesday evening will begin a new Bible study with Pastor Greg R atliff. Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m.,the AA Big Book Study Group meets. C hange of Pace Caregivers Group meet here weekly on W ednesday at 1 p.m. This Group meets to provide support for those who care for adults with Alzheimers or related dementias who live at home but need constants upervision. If you would like more information contact our c hurch office. F irst Christian Church of Avon Parks motto is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334,e-mail firstchristianap@embarqmail.com or visit www.firstchristianap.com/ .F irst Christian Church (Disciples of ChristSEBRING Easter Sunday service is at 10:30 a.m. The churchl ooks special with all the beautiful memorial flowers decorating the church. These lilies and tulips may be taken home after the service or given to a shut-in to continue making someone elses day more beautiful. The sermon is titled Good News From the Graveyardtaken from Luke 24:1-8. The Elders are Linda Ellis and Juanita Roberts. The deacons serving are Sandi Laufer and Carol Chandler prepar ing. Assisting them serving the communion will be Frances Goff and Diane Thibodeau. Greeting will be Gretchen Ame s A colyte is David Thibodeau. The choir has chosen to sing for this Easter service the beautiful Crown Him With Many Crownsarranged Church News Continued on B9


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 29, 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, lead pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.Tuesday 6 p.m.Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth;first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.;Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 4021684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday, 7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m.Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:4533345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev.Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.;Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.;Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: covpres@strato.net;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E.Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), Avon Park, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor.Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m.third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m.each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.385-0107.Email: faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A.Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays.Wednesday:Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.Nursery available during worship.Call the church office for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church, ARP, www.fpclp.com, 117 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Sunday Traditional Worship, 8 and 9:30 a.m.; ContemporaryWorship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. Wednesday evenings:Adult Bible Study 7 p.m.(Nursery available), Youth Group (middle and high school) 7 p.m., RockSolid (kindergarten through fifth grade) 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876.Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark.Phone:4536641 or e-mail: avonparksda@ embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m.Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor 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, ContemporaryWorship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m.Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director.The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial.There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church 200 S.Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863von Jarrett, Pastor.Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m. Visit us at our church website: www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodis t 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.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 465-2422. 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 by Don Wyrtzen. The church is at 510 P oinsettia Ave.First Presbyterian C hurch of Avon ParkAVON PARK On S unday,Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is entitled The Lords Day. The choirs introit will be Thou Art Worthyand three a nthems will be interspersed with Scriptures:Isaiah 53 All We Like Sheep,I C orinthians 1:18-24 The Power of the Crossand R evelation 4:1-11 Crown Him with Many Crowns. T he adult class has been v iewing a video series entit led The Life and Ministry of the Messiahsponsored by Focus on the Family.The lessons are filmed on locat ion and narrated by Ray V ander Lann. Sundays film is entitled Finger of God: The Plaguesfilmed in Ramesseum. Matt Sboto teaches the youth class and they are studying the book of Ephesians. T he Family Gathering will not meet Sunday. On Wednesday,Pastor Johnson will lead the Bible study on the book What ist he Christian Worldview? The church is at 215 E. Circle St. Call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of Lake PlacidL AKE PLACID First Presbyterian Church and Rev. Raymond W. CameronJ r. will hold traditional worship 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; a nd contemporary worship at 11 a.m. on Sunday. There will be coffee and sweets in the garden between services. F irst Presbyterian Church is at 117 N. Oak Ave. Call 465-2742 or visit www.fpclp.com/.F irst Presbyterian Church of SebringS EBRING Why Did You Come Today?is the title of Sunday morningss ermon by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer.First United Methodist Church of SebringS EBRING Easter Egg Hunt will be held for the community Saturday from 911 a.m. Lunch will be served. R ev. A.C. Bryants Easter message will be The Empty Tombwith Scripture reference John 20:1-18. The Braveheart Factor will b e three nights,Monday through Wednesday,April 13,from 6:30-7:30 p.m.,int he dining hall. Dinner will be served at 5:45 p.m. nightly. UpsideD own Kingdom will be held for the kids. U nited Methodist Women visit the Potter House for lunch in Lake Placid onT uesday,April 2. Meet at the church by 11:15 a.m. T he church is at 126 South Pine St. Visit www.sebringfirstumc.com or call 385-5184.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace Pointe Ministries is at 200L ark Ave. in the Sebring Hills Associations Clubhouse. Tuesday Home Bible Study Messiah:Shadow ToI magecontinues. Call (863 658-2534 for directions and other church information. At 10:30 a.m. Sunday, morning worship will be on Resurrection Day.H eartland Christian ChurchSEBRING This Easter S unday service begins at 10 a.m. Pastor Ted Moores serm on this week will be Crowns of Our Lord,with Scripture from:Revelation1 9:11-12. Communion is offered during the service w eekly. The service will include: Heartland Singers singing or all Youve Doneand I Wanna be There When They Crown Him King of Kings, George Kelly singing The Day He Wore My Crown and Mary VanHooreweghe and Flossi Moore singing King of Kings. The church is at 2705 A lternate Route 17 South in S ebring (behind Publix Call 314-9693.Memorial United M ethodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Memorial will offer the usual 8:30 and 10:45 a.m. services with Rev. John Bryant leading a celebratio n of Resurrection Sunday. No evening activities are planned so families may ce le brate together. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. behind the tower in L ake Placid.Parkway Free Will Continued from B8 RELIGION RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas paper. Submit items to the N ews-Sunsf rom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 3852453; send e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Continued on B10


C M Y K Page B10News-SunFriday, March 29, 2013www.newssun.com FIRST ASSEMBLY GOD (RETAIL 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 6 6 4 4 3 3 Baptist ChurchS EBRING There will be a sunrise service at 7a .m. Sunday at the church. The Sunday morning Bible lesson,Hope Restoredis taken from Luke 24. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message in the Sunday morning and evening worship services. The Lords Supper will be observed during the morning service and foot washing will be observed following the Sunday evening service.St. AgnesSEBRING St. Agnes is having the following services for Holy Week and Easter Sunday: Good Friday at 12 Noon. Easter Sunrise on the lakefront at 6:30 a.m. Rite I at 7:45 a.m. inside the sanctuary. Rite II with music at 10 a.m. inside the sanctuary. The church is at 3840 Lakeview Drive. Call the church office at 385-7649.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message from the Lenten Series will be Easter Sunday:The Lamb Wins.Biblical reference is from Luke 24:1-12. A Family Easter Celebration will be held on Saturday from 10-11:30 a.m. In addition to the egg hunt and Easter story,there will be crafts,face painting, c ake walk,cookie decorating,popcorn,sno-cones, prizes,lots of fun. All ages are welcome. TChildren under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. The church is at 3214 Grand Prix Drive (behind Walmart) in Sebring. Call the church at 382-1736.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING On Sunday morning,which is Easter Sunday,Pastor Dave will be preaching on From Sacrifice Comes Salvation. Sunday school will meet in the Fidelis Room. Pastor Wendell Bohrer will be preaching on Envisioning New Life. Sunday school No. 2 will be meeting in the conference room and studying articles from The Messenger.That class will be led by Larry Weise. Call 385-1597.Spring Lake PresbyterianSEBRING Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (the church under the big white cross),at 5887 U.S. 98 in Sebring,will host the following services this week: Community Good Friday service,March 29 at 3 p.m. Easter worship service, March 31 at 10 a.m.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchSEBRING Spring Lake United Methodist C hurch is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. Sunrise service will be c elebrated on the east lawn of the church (inside if weather is bad) at 7 a.m.S unday,followed by breakfast. Regular sunday service will be at 9:55 a.m. R ev. Clyde Weavers sermon will be:Christianity Is An Easter Religion.No fellowship following this service. Sunridge BaptistSEBRING Sunridge Baptist Church will sponsora sunrise worship service on the paved parking lot on the east side of the church building on Easter Sunday morning beginning at approximately 7:15 a.m. Following the sunrise service,there will be food and the regular Sunday morning schedule (worship at 10:45 a.m.) The church is at 3704 Valerie Boulevard,Sebring. Call the church office for more details at 382-3695. There will be no evening service on Easter Sunday evening.Tanglewood Community ChurchSEBRING Tanglewood Community Church Worship Service is held every Sunday at 9 a.m. in the Tanglewoods Center Hall. Rev. Ken Thoreson is the full time minister of the church. Easter Service is at9 a.m. Continued from B9 Egg-stravaganza, community E aster service at Memorial United MethodistLAKE PLACID An Egg-stravaganza will take place in Rob Reynolds Hall atM emorial United Methodist Church at 10 a.m. Saturday.The children can come hear the story of the resurrection,sing songs, have snacks and hunt for eggs. Children should bring their baskets. T he Lake Placid Christian Ministerial Association is sponsoring a Community Easter Sunrise Service at Memorial United Methodist Church in Lake Placid at 6:30 a.m. Sunday. Rev. Johnny Bryant from FirstA ssembly of God will preach a sermon entitled Resurrection Power.Various Lake Placid pastors will assist him with prayer and Scripture. Music will be provided by Bill Lewis and Skook Wright. Seating is limited so you arew elcome to bring your favorite lawn chair to enjoy the beauty of Gods creation as the s un rises over Lake Clay.Sunrise service at HammockSEBRING Sebring Christian Church will have an Easter Sunrise Service at 7:30a .m. Easter Sunday at Highlands Hammock State Park,all the way to the back of the p ark in the amphitheater. Park fee for those attending the service is waived. Bring a towel or a blanket for the benches.Sunrise service on CircleSEBRING The Church of the Way, EFC,will be holding a Sunrise Service ont he Circle in historic downtown Sebring,at 7 a.m. on Sunday.This is the very spot where early Sebring residents worshipped before the churches were built. T he service will be led by Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum. Breakfast will follow at the church. A video will be shown. The Resurrection Day Worship Service will be held at the normal worship time of 10:30a .m.,with Pastor Buxbaum preaching. The Church of the Way is at 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive. Call 471-6140.Aglow Christian meets April 6SEBRING Aglow Christian will be meeting at 9:30 a.m.,Saturday,April 6.P eople of all denominations and races are welcome at the Fellowship Hall of the Assembly of God on Kenilworth Blvd. D iane Fergusen will share wisdom gained from her 35-year Christian journey. She believes God wants us to participate and sheh as; in praise and worship as team member and leader,in children's ministry,and in w orking with crackbabies. Call Phyllis 655-1188 or Emma 465-5948 for further information.Wacaster Family to perform April 6SEBRING The Wacaster Family will be holding a concert at the Sebring Church of the Nazarene at 6 p.m.,Saturday,April 6.T he church is at 420 S. Pine St. in Sebring. All of the community is welcome. This Sunday is resurrection Sunday,but do you know that Jesus prophesiedo n Thursday about his f uture? H i,my name is Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum from The Church of the Waya nd Id like a word with you. It was Thursday night, when Jesus and his disciples were in the Upper Room, celebrating communion. It was then that Jesus told the disciples,I tell you,I will not drink of this fruit of the vine from now on until thatd ay when I drink it anew with you in my fathers kingdom.(Matthew 26:29 NIV) M any Bible scholars b elieve that Jesus was referring to the Wedding Supper of the Lambfrom Revelation 19:9. It is a feast that Jesus will celebrate with all true believers from all tribes and nations in heaven while the seven years of tribulation is coming to an end. What an incredible wonderful event that will be! Some time later that day, Jesus made a short-term prophecy about his resurrection. In John 16:16,Jesus tells his disciples:In a little while you will not see me no more,and then after a little while you will see me. From Friday until Sunday m orning Jesusbody lay dead in the tomb. Then Jesus r ose from the dead and that Sunday evening Jesus showed himself to his disci-p les. It was earlier that same week that Jesus took his disciples up on the Mount ofO lives and briefed them concerning the year 70 A.D., when the Romans would destroy Jerusalem and the temple,When you see Jerusalem being surrounded by armies,you will know that its desolation is near: Then let those who are in Judea flee to the mountains...(Luke 20:20). Jesus also warned about a coming time when a world leader will go into the future temple and desecrate it by proclaiming himself to be god (Matthew 24:15). Jesus was also referring to the prophet Daniel,who prophesied that this world leader will confirm a contract with Israel for a seven-year perio d (Daniel 9:27 This prophecy is still in the future,but since Israel is back in its land (1948 since Jerusalem is back in the hands of the Jews (1967) and since voices for a third temple are getting stronger,J esusprophecy of the Passion Week might be just around the corner! A Jewish group by the name of Temple Institute has already finished some 150 articles found in the Temple. They even re-discovered the crimson worm,n eeded to give the priests 1 6-meter belt the biblical crimson color. The first har vest by the temple institute of the crimson worm happened on July 16,2008. Jesusprophecies in the Passion Week were truly remarkable and are pointing to his soon return! Yes,the stage is set for our rapture! Reinhold Buxbaum is Pastor of The Church of the Way, he teaches An Evening in Bible Prophecy at 6:30 p.m., on Mondays at Homers Smorgasbord in Sebring, next one is April 1. No purchase is necessary. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Feasting with Jesus in heaven and on earth RELIGION S everal years ago,a radio program out of Michigan reported the following true story on the air. It involveda man who bought a brand n ew Jeep Grand Cherokee for $30,000. As a result of his purchase on credit,he ended up with monthly loan pay-m ents of $400. After his purchase,the owner and a friend decidedt o go duck hunting. Because it was winter,all of the lakes were frozen.T he two men went to one of those lakes with their guns, a dog,and,of course,the new vehicle. They drove out onto the lake of ice,u npacked their gear,and got ready to hunt. T he two men wanted to make some kind of a natural landing area upon which the ducks and the decoys could float. I n order to make a hole large enough to look like s omething a wandering duck would fly down and land on,it was going tot ake a little more than a hand-held ice drill. So,out o f the back of the new Jeep Grand Cherokee came a stick of dynamite with a s hort,40-second fuse. Now,these two rocket scientistsactually did take into consideration not to place the stick of dynamiteo n the ice at a location where they were standing (or where the new Jeep Grand Cherokee was parked). They also certainlyd id not want to risk slipping on the ice when they r an from the burning fuse and possibly go up in s moke from the resulting blast. So,they decided to light the forty-second fusea nd throw the dynamite far away. R emember the dog? Yes, the dog was a highlytrained black labrador usedf or retrieving (especially things thrown by his mast er). You guessed it! When the stick of dynamite was thrown,the dog took off ata high rate of doggy speed over the ice and captured itw ith 30 seconds left on the 40-second fuse. T he two men yelled, screamed,and waved their arms in the air. The dog,c heered on by his master and friend,kept coming. O ne of the men grabbed a shotgun and shot the dog. The shotgun,which was l oaded with No. 8 duck shot,was hardly enough to stop the big,black lab.The dog,however,did stop for a moment,slightly confused.W ith the burning fuse really short now and scared that he might be shot again,the dog took off to find cover the only cover available under the brand new Jeep Grand Cherokee. B OOM! Both dog and vehicle w ere blown to bits and sank to the bottom of the lake through a very large hole, leaving the two men standing there with dumbfound-e d looks on their faces. To add insult to injury, the insurance company told the owner of the Jeep Grand Cherokee that sinking av ehicle in a lake by illegal use of explosives was not covered under his insurancep olicy. And,to top things off, the bank said that he stillh ad to make those $400 monthly loan payments! W e read in Ephesians 5:15-17,Therefore be careful how you walk,nota s unwise men but as wise, making the most of your t ime,because the days are evil. So then do not be foolish,but understand what the will of the Lord is. There may not be anyt hing technically wrong with driving your new Jeep G rand Cherokee onto a lake of ice with your friend,a dog,and stick of dynamite,b ut it is not the WISE thing to do! Live your life for G od in the same way. Do not try to determine only what is technically r ight or wrong,but read the Bible and try to understand what the will of the Lord is.That is wisdom. Kevins Komments is presented by the Sebring Parkway churcho f Christ assembling at 3800 S ebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Find us on the internet at www.sebringcoc.com, or email us at sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com /. A dog, a stick, and Gods wisdom Kevins Komments K evin Patterson Guest Column Reinhold Buxbaum Snapshots Need a Car, Truck or SUV? Shop Fast, Shop Affordable, Shop Local. Centralfloridawheels.com


C M Y K Are you one of those kinds of women that area fraid to let people know who you are? Do you look different than the others? Are you ashamed because of things you have done ort hings that have been done to you? For some reason,it seems as though the other women are better than you. If you can relate,you are n ot alone. There was a woman just like you and I from a land,called Samaria.I think you might know who Im talking about. She has often been referred to as theS amaritan woman at the well found in John 4. O ne evening in the hottest part of the day the woman went to draw some waterf rom the well. It is apparent that no one else was around e xcept for a man who had stopped to take a break because He was tired from walking for so long. In verse 7,Jesus said to h er,Give Me a drink Why would He have shown a ny interest or acknowledged her? After all,she was different. She questioned them an in verse 9,w is it that You,being a Jew,ask m e for a drink since I am a S amaritan woman?(For Jews have no dealings with Samaritans.) Can you relate to the way this woman must have been feeling? I wonder if shew alked with her head down at the ground and had a hard t ime looking up at the man when He asked her for a drink. By the way,this manw as not just any man. He was Jesus! Keep in mind, t he woman did not know this yet. Verse 10 says,Jesus answered and said to her,If you knew the gift of God, and who it is who says toy ou,Give Me a drink,you would have asked Him,and H e would have given you living water.What was this gift and living water thatJ esus was talking about? The Samaritan woman a sked the man if He was better than the man who dug the well and who drank from ith imself and his cattle. In verse 13,Jesus answered and said to her,Everyone who drinks of this water shall thirst again; but whoeverd rinks of the water that I shall give him shall become in him a well of water springing up to eternal life. She instantly became veryi nterested. Could you imagine what it would feel like to never feel thirsty? In verse 15,the Samaritan would said to Jesus,,give me this water,so I will not bet hirsty,nor come all the way here to draw. B esides telling this man that she was interested in this water that could quenchh er thirst for eternity,was more needed than simply t elling Him she was interested? Verse 16 says that He said to her,Go call your husband,and come here. Continuing on in verse 17a nd 18,the woman answered and said,I have n o husband.Jesus said to her,ou have well said, have not husband;for youh ave had five husbands,and the one whom you now have i s not your husband; this you have said truly. At this point,the woman r ecognized that He was Jesus,the Messiah because He knew the truth about her and her sin. However,the difference between this par-t icular man and the others was that He loved her unconditionally in a way that no else could or would. What was needed on her partw as to see her need for Her Savior and recognize that she was a sinner. Romans 3:23 says,or all have sinned and fall short of the glory of God. F rom this point,the Samaritan woman became a t rue worshipper of God in spirit and truth at the feet Jesus. If you can relate tot he woman at the well,I pray that you will be able to l ift your head up and see the love in your Fathers eyes and know He loves your regardless of the mistakes you have made. L eslie Deese is a Sebring resident. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 29, 2013Page B11 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 7 7 5 5 8 8 An outcast at the feet of Jesus RELIGION C ome To The River Leslie Deese S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING Reservations are being taken throughT uesday for Unity Life Enrichment Centres Mexican Cantina Nite.The evening begins at 5:30 p.m. Thursday with a dinner featuring a wide variety of Mexican and Tex-Mexe ntrees that will surely satisfy.At 7 p.m. the show begins withThe 4 Singing Chicasinou Will Never Be The Same.A soul-t ouching,musical cavalcade of fun,music,laughter and inspiration. Karen Taylor-Good is a singer,songwriter,motivational speaker,and author. Nominated for a Grammy for her song How Can I Help You Say Goodbye, Good brings with her a posse of some of the most talented positive music artist to grace the planet. She is a two-time SESAC Songwriter of the Year and has sung on recordings and movie soundtracks with Dolly Parton,Willie Nelson, Elvis and many others. Her songs have been recorded by Melissa Manchester,Al Jarreau,Patty Loveless, Collin Raye,Laura Brannigan,Diamond Rio, etc,etc. Many of her songs have been chosen to be flagshipsongs for organizations like The Compassionate Friends, Childhelp USA,and the National Hospice Foundation. Goods latest CD release is Let The Light In. Good brings with herStowe Daily-Shockey, Sue K. Riley,and the incomparable Sloan Wainwright of the Wainwright family dynasty. Stowe Dailey Shockey is a singer/songwriter and bests elling author. Her first Top10 hit came in 1993 when her song Leavins Been ALong Time Cominwas recorded by the groupS henandoah. Her album, Angel Chants,was the inspir ational sound track of Angel Stories,featured on T.L.C.. S loan Wainwright is an amazingly talented and entertaining singer/songwriterand story teller.She hails from the very talentedW ainwright clan.She is the aunt ofRufus andMartha Wainwright,and the sister of Loudon Wainwright. Sloan is one of those s ingers whose performance is a force of nature.Her big altovoice wraps itself around the lyrics and then wraps the music around you.Her wordsreveal personal dramas and the stories of those within her field of view. Her songspoetically expose the inner workings of relationships using highly original metaphorsand images. Sloan is an independent artist making grown-up girl music in the truest sense arare,one-of-a-kind voice that speaks deeply to our humanity and leaves us foreverchanged. Sue K. Riley is a prolific singer/songwriter and has created six CDs of original uplifting Posi music,along with numerous songbooks. Her newest CD,Everything Changes,I Can Change Too,was produced by Daniel Nahmod and contains Grandpas Hands,a musical tribute to her grandfather that recently won a first place Gold Medal in the SAW song competition from Washington,DC. Riley is vice president of emPower Music & Arts,with the mission of Changing the World,One Song at a Time. Empower hosts the yearly Posi Awards,which recognizes excellence in songwriting for artists who create songs with messages of peace,oneness,and joyous living. Reservations are required f or the dinner and show and are $30 per person. Deadline for reservations is Tuesday. Show-only tickets are available at the door for $20 each. F or reservations call 4711122 or emailUnity@vistanet.net. Grammy nominated TaylorGood returns to Unity Make reservations before Tuesday Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Florida Gov. Rick Scott waded into a religious-i nfused campus controversy Tuesday,asking the state university system chancellor to look into a classroom lesson at Florida AtlanticU niversity where students were instructed to stomp on sheets of paper that had Jesuswritten on them. Scott said in a letter to S tate University System Chancellor Frank Brogan that he was deeply disap-p ointedby the recent incident in an intercultural communications class ands aid it raised questions about the lessons being t aught in our classrooms. He said he wanted a report on the incident and how itw as handled,as well as a statement of the universit s policies to ensure such lessonsdont occur again. As we enter the week memorializing the events of Christs passion,this inci-d ent gave me great concern over the lessons we are teaching our students, Scott wrote in the letter. State University System s pokeswoman Kim Wilmath said officials would work closely with FAU in preparing a response to the governors concerns. The State University System prides itself not only on its commitment to academic freedom,but at the same time,its awesomer esponsibility to the people it serves,she said in a written statement. We are grat-i fied to know that FAU has apologized for any offense the exercise has caused andh as pledged never to use this exercise again. S cott cited news reports indicating students were told by the class instructort o write Jesusin large letters on a sheet of paper and t o place the paper on the floor in front of them. The students were given a brief time of reflection and then were told to step on thep aper and tell how they felt. Jesus stomping incident at F AUdraws Gov. Scotts ire GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 3/29/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 7 7 5 5 9 9


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C M Y K Dear Abby: My boyfriend and I have been dating for several months. Hes fun and caring,and we spend a lot of time together. Hes different from other boys I have dated. We can talk to each other about anything. My only concern is our relationship physically. He makes it very clear that he wants to go all the way with me. He isnt rude or pushy about it. I dont want to rush into anything. We are both virgins (he does have more experience),and while I have known him for a long time,I dont know him as well as Id like. I want to wait until we have dated for at least six months. He says he respects my decision and says he doesnt want to pressure me.I still feel a little rushed. All of our friends have had sex, but I dont want it to be about our hormones in the heat of the moment. I hate saying no to him. I know he wont leave me,butI feel bad for leaving him frustrated. Would it be wrong to agree to having sex with him something we both want even if I dont know if were ready for the next step? Unsure in Canada Dear Unsure: Yes,it would be wrong. The first time you have sex it should be because you are 100 percent sure you are ready,and he is the right person. If thats not the case, you will be cheating yourself. And as for feeling guilty because you are leaving him frustrated I have a solution. Socialize with him in group settings and spend less time alone together. \ Dear Abby: I am a single mother raising a 15-year-old son. For most of his life it has just been the two of us. I now regret that I put him in bed with me when he was a baby. As he grew older,I encouraged him to sleep in his own bed,but it would last only a few nights,and then he would sneak back into my room. I was married for three years when he was around 11,and hed sneak into my husbands and my bedroom after we were asleep and sleep on a couch in there. His problem is he is terrified of the dark and believes in ghosts,monsters,etc. He says he has a phobia and I believe him. I tried getting a dog for him to sleep with and night-lights,but nothing worked. If I lock him out,he lays awake all night,scared to death. I kept thinking he would grow out of this,but he hast. Please help. I cant really afford therapy,but if you think he needs it,I will try. Troubled in Arizona Dear Troubled: Some sessions with a psychologist who specializes in phobias would be the quickest way to help your son overcome his problem. And when you consult with one,I am sure the therapist will recommend that your son stay away from violent video games,and movies or television shows that feature ghosts,monsters or anything else that goes bump in the dark because they could only increase his fears. Dear Abby: Im different from other girls. I dont wear girly clothes. I prefer dark clothes and makeup. My mom thinks Im strange because I dress differently. Do you think I look like a freak for not conforming,or is there nothing wrong with being different? Different in Washington Dear Different: I would never call you a freak because of your attire. It is common for young people to express their individuality by their dress,hairstyle and makeup. There is,however,a point when a persons style choices can be limiting. My question for you would be,Are you getting the kind of attention you WANT from presenting yourself this way?The answer should determine how you choose to dress. \Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, March 29, 2013Page B13 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 1 1 5 5 9 9 C ourtesy DreamWorks Animation LLC./MCT The Croods (from left)Eep (Emma StoneClark Dukeug (Nicolas Cage, Gran (Cloris Leachman U gga (Catherine Keeneroad trip. DIVERSIONS By BOB GARVER Special to the News-SunLongtime readers know that I have a soft spot fora nimated movies. Sometimes when I go on a streak of bad r eviews,people will ask me if I ever praise anything. Ill point to some delightful ani-m ated films and then those people will roll their eyes a nd say,Okay,besides them. I keep hoping to see an a nimated Best Picture Oscar winner,and I consider it a grievous oversight that Wreck-it Ralphwasnt even nominated for the a ward for 2012. The Croodsis the first major animated feature of 2013, and it is proof that animation can be just as boring as allm anner of live-action junk. The story follows a family of cave-dwellers,led by Grug (Nicolas Cages main concern is the survival of his family,which he maintains by keeping every-o ne cooped up in a cave where nothing can harm t hem. This doesnt sit well with his daughter Eep (the aptly-named Emma Stone), who,like so many animated heroines,wants to go ona dventures and see the world. She sneaks out one night and meets a guy named Guy (Ryan Reynolds) who vaguely warns her of an upcoming apocalypse. A symptomatic earthquake soon destroys the Croodscave,and the familyj oins up with Guy to venture to a new home on a distant mountain. The whole situation drives Grug crazy because he hates leaving the cave and encountering new things. He also doesnt liket he way the family (especially Eep) takes to the forwardt hinking Guy. Grug is opposed to the very idea of ideas. The human cast is extremely small. TheresG rug,Eep,and Guy,then theres Grugs traitless wife Ugga (Catherine Keener), sassy mother-in-law Gran (Cloris Leachmandimwitted son Thunk (Clark Duke), and an infant daughter who just grunts instead of talking. Everything else is a prehis-t oric animal. The story could have used a villain,the close st we get are natural predators who want nothing more than a nosh. And evena mong them some of them turn out to be friendly. T he obligatory message of the film is that you shouldnt go through life hiding in ac ave and playing it safe. I cant accuse the film of tacking onthis message s ince it hits us over the head with it in almost every s cene. There are also some agreeable messages about the importance of family and perseverance,and some muddier stuff about chasingt he sun and its tomorrows or some nonsense. The humor is uninspired. A lot of the jokes involve beating a single character trait into the ground. The film never lets you forgett hat Thunk is dumb,Gran is crazy,and Grug is overprot ective (and also dumbThe worst gags are Flintstones knock-offs where the characters come up with modern technology using primitivem aterials. I cringed especially hard at the bits with conch shell cell phones. And whileI cant get too mad at gags with cuddly animals,please know that the film loves to have Guys pet sloth dramatically yell DUH-DUHD UHHHHHHHin a squeaky voice. T his gag has been shoved d own our throats in the films advertising,and sounds exactly the same in the feature film. Kids are p ractically encouraged to r epeat the phrase ad nauseam. You have been warned. A ctually,consider this your warning for The Croodsas a whole. Itsa nnoying and mostly unint eresting. The most involving thing about the film comes toward the end when a char-a cter decides to make a tremendous sacrifice. This is not to say that the film is inherently better in its bleakest moments,only that specific moments late in the film are more tender andp owerful than the scenes leading up to them. But mostly the film is just unfun-n y and unmemorable. Its as if the writers were living in a cave while humor was evolving. The Croodsis rated PG for some scary action. Its running time is 98 minutes.O ne and a half stars out of five. Contact Robert Garver at rrg251@nyu.edu/. Uninspired, annoying Croods should have stayed in cave Movie Review The Croods Rating: PG (some scary a ction) R unning time: 98 minutes R eview: (of 5 B y CHRISTY LEMIRE AP Movie CriticT he first image you see in The Place Beyond the Pinesis of Ryan Goslings shirtless torso,ripped and tatted atop a skin-tight pairo f leather pants. Dont get too excited. The long tracking shot that comes next is actually a better indication of whered irector and co-writer Derek Cianfrance is headed. His camera follows G oslings character from behind,Dardennes-style, through a garishly lightedt raveling circus. Goslings bleach-blonde Handsome L uklights a cigarette and strides calmly but purposefully through his depressings urroundings into a loud and crowded tent,where he c onfidently climbs onto a motorcycle before entering a ball-shaped cage with two other riders to perform a death-defying stunt. O ver the next two-plus hours and across three conn ected stories,it will become clear that everything is very dramatic ande veryone is doomed. You can try to redeem yourself b ut its no use; the past always catches up with us. Not a terribly novel concept b ut one that Cianfrance and co-writers Ben Coccio and Darius Marder hammer home with the utmost seriousness. G osling previously worked with the director on the 2010 drama Blue Valentine,in which he played the husband in ay oung married couple (opposite an Oscar-nomin ated Michelle Williams) that was slowly,irreparablyc rumbling. The Place Beyond the Pinesaims admirably for an epic sense of Greek tragedy,and it does haves ome powerful individual moments,but the characters are all so underdeveloped that the whole effort feels like studied posturing.R ather than helping to create a recognizable sense of place,the artful grunginess with which Schenectady, N.Y.,is depicted feels selfconscious and smothering. Thats down to the face tattoo Luke sports:a dagger with a drop of blood under his left eye,which is meant to look like a teardrop. (Once again,he is doing the quietly brooding Brando thing.) In this first section of Cianfrances triptych,Luke r uns into Romina (Eva Mendes),a waitress he had a fling with when he was in town a year ago. (Schenectady,FYI,means the place beyond the pinesin Iroquois.) Turnso ut her infant son is the child Luke was totally u naware he had. At the encouragement of a loner mechanic (an effectivelyc reepy Ben Mendelsohn), Luke starts robbing banks t o support the boy. This brings us to Bradley Cooper,who anchors the s econd section. Cooper and Goslings paths cross only briefly in one scene,but it is,of course,pivotal. Cooper plays rookie policeo fficer Avery Cross,who finds himself caught up with a group of more seasoned cops (led by Ray Liotta) who want to takeh im under their wing and make him part of their corr upt little gang. Finally,Cianfrance skips a head 15 years for part three. Luks son,Jason (now played by a wiry and intense Dane DeHaan),and Averys son,AJ (a swagger-i ng,trash-talking Emory Cohen),happen to cross paths themselves on AJs first day at a new high school. Of all the tables ina ll the lunchrooms in all the world,he has to sit down at Jasons. A palpable sense of danger permeates every moment they spend together but the coincidence is too clever,the parallel is too precious. Naturally,they are destined to have their legacies destroy them,too. Ultimately,none of this registers the way it should because its so monotonously morose. Moody Pines is too self-serious Movie Review The Place Beyond the Pines R ating: R (language, some violence, teen drug/alcohol use, sexual reference) R unning time: 140 minutes Review: (of 4 Pressure to have sex causes girl to feel angst Dear Abby


C M Y K LIVING B14 PA GE News-Sun Friday, March 29, 2013 1 FactorFiction?Get the scoop on 10 common health beliefs that may or may not be trueEver wonder if an apple a day really keeps the doctor away,or if g oing out in the cold with wet hair will make you sick? Like family heirlooms,health beliefs tend to get passed from one generation to the next,even if they dont always make sense.A few,of course,are easy to discount once we put them to the test.For instance,my grandmother insisted that eating bread crusts would give me curly hair;it didnt.Others,however,are a lot harder to debunk through experience alone. We decided to put 10 persistent health beliefs under the microscope to determine if they have any merit.Heres what we found. Leslie Garisto Pfaff,FamilyFun magazineDONT SWIM FOR AT LEAST 30 MINUTES AFTER EATING When you eat,your body moves oxygen-rich blood to your digestive system; when you exercise, blood is redirected to your muscles. So,the notion goes,if you swim after downing that PB&J,your gut could be deprived of oxygen,which might lead to cramping and trouble swimming. However, ve never seen a patient who reported this problem,and Ive never read about it in a medical journal,says Dr. Jonathan Schreiber,a gastroenterologist at Baltimores Mercy Medical Center. Bottom line:While theres no evidence that swimming after eating has resulted in even a single drowning,it makes sense to avoid strenuous exercise on a full stomach.READING IN DIM LIGHT OR SITTING TOO CLOSE TO THE TV WILL HURT YOUR EYESYou can breathe easy:all those hours spent under the covers with a book and a flashlight or nose-to-nose with your favorite cartoon characters havent hurt your vision,and they wont hurt your childs either. The eyes are remarkably durable for reading,seeing and tracking,says Dr. John Hagan,an ophthalmologist and editor of Missouri Medicine. And kidseyes are even better than adultsat adjusting to different levels of light.Bottom line:Both practices could cause some minor but strictly temporary eyestrain.SWALLOWED GUM STAYS IN YOUR BODY FOR SEVEN YEARSDespite what you may have heard,the Hubba Bubba you swallowed as a kid didnt stick around for long. Although the main ingredient in gum is an indigestible synthetic base,it moves through the digestive tract at the same rate as any other food and isnt likely to get stuck in your intestines,says Dr. Mitchell Shub, a gastroenterologist at Phoenix Childrens Hospital.Bottom line:Always try to spit out your gum,but if you accidentally swallow it,just remember that it too shall pass.CHICKEN SOUP CAN CURE A COLDGrandma may have been on to something. Chicken soup has long been esteemed as a traditional remedy for colds,says integrative medicine expert Dr. AndrewWeil,And a growing body of evidence suggests theres more than folk wisdom at work here.A 1978 study,for example,found that sipping hot liquids,such as soup,helps temporarily clear clogged nasal passages. More recent research showed that chicken soup has the power to slow neutrophils,the white blood cells that cause many of your nastiest cold symptoms.Bottom line:It wont cure your cold,but a nice bowl of chicken soup might help you get over it faster and help you feel better while youve got it.D RINK AT LEAST EIGHT GLASSES OF WATER A DAYDr. Heinz Valtin,a retired Dartmouth Medical School professor who spent his career studying the mechanics of thirst,wondered where this rule got its start. His findings:After 10 months of very careful searching,I couldnt find its exact origin or any scientific evidence for the number eight whatsoever.And a more recent study showed that its difficult to upset the bodys finely tuned hydrating mechanism,whether you drink gallons a day or just a cup or two.Bottom line:K ids and adults need to stay hydrated,but if you live in a temperate climate and are not engaging in strenuous exercise,its probably fine to let your thirst dictate how much you drink versus strictly adhering to eight glasses. And keep in mind that water comes from lots of sources:juice,soups,veggies,fruits,even bread (a slice o f white bread,in fact,is one-third water!).AN APPLE A DAY KEEPS THE DOCTOR AWAYI dont know if it would keep the doctor away,but your basic apple is a pretty good and healthful food,says Dr. Gerard Mullin,director of Integrative GI Nutrition Services at Johns Hopkins Hospital. Apples contain Vitamin C and are high in fiber,and there particularly abundant in quercetin,an antioxidant that revs up the immune system and helps protect against various diseases, including heart disease.Bottom line:Apples may help you stay healthy, but even an apple a day cant replace the benefits of a balanced diet. CARROTS ARE GOOD FOR YOUR EYESBugs Bunny didnt wear glasses,but his uncanny ability to spot a hunter at a hundred paces had nothing to do with his favorite food. While carrots do have a lot going for them, i ncluding fiber and vitamin A,eating them wont i mprove your vision. Truth is,the British Royal Air Force started this myth during World War II to explain its pilotsphenomenal success at locating enemy bombers in near-total darkness. In reality,it was the development of one of the first radar systems that gave the pilots super ior vision.B ottom line:If you dont get enough vitam in A,your vision can suffer. But vitamin A is stored in the body,says Dr. Clyde Kitchen, author of Fact and Fiction of Healthy Vision, so youd have to be on a starvation diet for a long time before youd run short of your natural reserves of it.S UGAR MAKES KIDS HYPERThis is one of the most pervasive health myths around. Its even s pawned a popular phrase:sugar buzz.But when researchers put it to the test,they found no evidence that sugar led to hyperactivity in kids or adults. So what turns an otherwise calm kid i nto a human pinball after an encounter with a birthday cake? Blame it on the excitement of the party or the caffeine in the soft drinks but not on the sugar in the cake.Bottom line:Sugar may have an effect on kids with established hyperactivity,but it wot make a nonhyperactive child hyperactive,says professor Richard Surwit,Ph.D., vice chair of the Department of Psychology and B ehavioral Science at Duke University.FEED A COLD,STARVE A FEVERThis one has been confounding folks for centuries. For one thing,half of us have it backward. Either way,s not good medicine,says Dr. David Donnersberger, a clinical instructor at Northwestern Universitys Feinberg School of Medicine. The saying may have arisen hundreds of years ago,when people believed illness was the result of the bodys being chilled (bringing on a coldverheated (a fever),and food was considered a fuel that could add more heat. In fact,says Dr. Donnersberger,during any infection,the body needs increased intake of calories and fluid.Bottom line:Feed a cold. And feed that fever too.GOING OUTSIDE IN THE COLD WITH WET HAIR WILL MAKE YOU SICKIf youd asked your doctor about this one a few years ago,she would have laughed and told you there was no correlation between the two. But a recent study in which half of the volunteers stuck their feet in ice water indicated that some people may be more susceptible to colds if they become chilled after exposure to a virus.Bottom line:Although its not definitive,your mom may have been right to nag you about wet hair. If youve run your immune system down chilling might be one way of doing that and youve been exposed to a virus,you could be more likely to come down with a cold, says Diana Noah,Ph.D.,a research virologist at Southern Research Institute.10652498PHOTOS BY P ETER N.FOX/ FAMILYFUN MAGAZINE3 7