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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
Alternate title: Sunday news-sun
News sun
Physical Description: v. : ill. ;
Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
Publication Date: 04-10-2013
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Sebring (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Lake Placid (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Avon Park (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Highlands County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Sebring
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Lake Placid
United States -- Florida -- Highlands -- Avon Park
Coordinates: 27.495556 x -81.444444 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K NEWS-SUN H ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Wednesday-Thursday, April 10-11, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 43 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 HighLow 87 70Complete Forecast PAGE A12 A n afternoon T-storm in the area Forecast I nside Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com CelebrationsB5 ClassifiedsA8 Clubs & OrganizationsB6 Community BriefsA2 Crossword PuzzleB11 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA4 Friends & NeighborsB5 Lottery NumbersA2 Movie TimesB11 Music ReviewsB6 NASCAR This WeekB3 Sports On TVB2 Index www.facebook.com/newssun WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, low down payment; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 6 6 9 9 This weeks question: Will U.S. forces have to fight North Korea in the near future? www.newssun .comPoll open until Friday. Make your voice heard at Online Yes 54.1% No 45.9% Total votes: 109 LIVING, B12 Courtesy photo Captain Kristine Ratliff works with an infant burn victim. MASH Unit, Balad, Iraq in March 2007. By CAROLKLINE Special to the News-SunWhen people ask me how our daughter is doing, I take a moment to reflect on the very latest information before giving an answer. Knowing each day brings very small steps toward learning to speak, walk, brush her teeth, pick out the clothes shell wear, I realize she is making great strides. I smile and say, For her, she is doing remarkably well, but it all depends on the care she receives. In the peak of her career, Major Kristine Ratliff had already served two tours in Iraq with another tour scheduled to begin July 2010. In April, the pediatric intensive care unit where Major Ratliff worked in the base hospital at Lackland Air Force Base was in the process of relocating to Brooke Army Medical Center (BAMC Houston in San Antonio. Ironically, it was to the intensive care unit at BAMC that our daughter was airlifted the night of her accident. On her way home from the base hospital on April 21, 2010, Kris suffered a severe traumatic brain injury (TBI an F-350 pickup traveling at a speed of about 60 or more miles per hour. She became a patient in the superior ICU at BAMC and life became a prolonged series of surgeries, procedures, and struggle to survive. It took a day to work out schedule changes and travel arrangements in order to fly to San Antonio. My husband and I, along with Kriss two sisters, arrived at BAMC on Friday, Even the best rehab depends heavily on supportive care Part 2 In A Series See REHAB, A7Not enoughH its prove hard to come b y for Streaks in 4-1 loss SPORTS, B1Fatal accidentL Pman dies when his J eep hits trailer A 2Relay for LifeLake Placid R elay raises $55,000 A2 By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING The Avon Park education community has two reasons to smile following the annual Highlands County Education Foundations Summit Awards on Monday evening. Jessica Thayer of Avon Park High School was named 2013 Teacher of the Year while Park Elementarys James Brown was named 2013 School-Related Employee of the Year. Thayer is currently employed at Avon Park High School as the Avon Park takes top honors at Summit Awards A red-letter night N ews-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR C het Bojek of the MidFlorida Credit Union board of directors, (from left), 2013 T eacher of the Year Jessica Thayer, Vanessa Hernandez of MidFlorida and Superintendent Wally Cox celebrate Thayers recognition Monday evening at the annual Summit Awards Ceremony hosted by the Highlands County Education Foundation. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR 2013 School Related Employee of the Year James Brown takes in his recognition Monday evening from Superintendent Wally Cox and MidFlorida Credit Union representative Vanessa Hernandez. B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK With Councilor G arrett Anderson abstaining, the city council voted 4-0 to hire an outside investigator to look into the conflictingc omplaints between Anderson and City Manager Julian Deleon. A nderson claims Deleon is bent on putting him out of business through excessive code and safety inspections. D eleon claims the city had no interest in Andersons munitionsb usiness until a private business disagreement between Anderson andK enny Long of Longs Air Conditioning b rought alleged safety issues to light. Gerald Buhr, the citys attorney, was asked at the last regular council meeting t o find an unbiased investigator. Monday, he recommended AlS mith. He is meticulous and well-experienced. H e has worked for you before, Buhr said. I s poke to a representative from the Highlands County Sheriffs Office, and have not heard back from them. He a dded he was not sure the HCSO wanted to become involved. Former city council member George H all rose to protest the use of a private investigator. e have a process when theres an e thics complaint, he said. Why not let the state handle the issue the way it was m eant to do, he asked. The city managP.I. to probe Anderson-Deleon dispute Anderson Deleon See AP, A3 See SUMMIT, A3 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comA VON PARK Tammy Macklin, president of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCMEf iled a complaint with the Florida Department of E nvironmental Protection on behalf of the union regardinga lleged public health issues related to the City of Avon Parks water system. According to A FSCME, there are two major concerns not enough personnel to run the water plant safely,a nd not answering alarms in order to save money. No one from AFSCME spoke to the city council regarding the claimed health threats at its regular meeting Monday night. City Manager Julian Deleon made a presentation Monday reviewing the citys water operations. Since 2009, when he took over operations, Deleon said, the city has invested $900,000 in upgrading equipment. Prior to my tenure, there were clear equipment problems and inefficiento perations of the citys utilities. The storage tanks were cracked; there had been electrical fires. The system was in great disrepair, but theu nion did not complain during this time period, Deleon s aid. Pumps were running 24/7, D eleon added. This means the citys pipe lines, as well as individual homes and business, experiencedl ow water pressure in the morning and high pressure at night, he said. The fluctuation puts tress on the system and was one reason a string of pipe breaks occurred. Now the water is regulated, using computer software that monitors the entire system, Deleon said. This is the reason he could lay off water plant employees. As we progressed with technology, we became more efficient and we could get staffing reduced, he said These issues started when the city was granted a Complaint filed about AP water system Union says plant understaffed; Deleon says modernization means less people are needed As we progressed with technology, we became more efficient and we could get staffing reduced.JULIAN DELEON city manager See CITY, A3

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C M Y K Page A2News-SunWednesday, April 10, 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 April 6 21316172040x:2Next jackpot $4 millionApril 3 6720464851x:3 March 30 4913404150x:2 April 8 1317192832 April 7 613263134 April 6 24153034 April 5 111122830 April 8 (n 4223 April 8 (d 6289 April 7 (n 0563 April 7 (d 6161 April 8 (n 46 2 April 8 (d 925 April 7 (n 584 April 7 (d 179 April 5 22337408 April 2 2717425 March 29 1230394410 March 26 113143614 April 6 4782939 PB: 24Next jackpot $60 millionApril 3 1681235 PB: 3 March 30 1123264655 PB: 27 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d daytime drawing, (n nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball Lottery Center Cardiologist to speak ThursdaySEBRING The Heartlands newest cardi-o logist, Dr. Debra Doud, will speak at the next free community Your Health Connection lecture at 6:30 p.m. Thursday inc onference room 1 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. She is a board-certified c ardiologist with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Centers Cardiology Associates. Dr. Doud's presentation His Heart, Her Heartw ill help you understand cardiovascular disease, p revention and the significance of the difference between men and womena nd how it affects women's cardiovascular h ealth. Call 402-3627 to reserve your seat at this free event.CFRPC meets in DeSoto CountyARCADIA The next meeting of the CentralF lorida Regional Planning Council is s cheduled for 9:30 a.m. today in the DeSoto County CommissionC hambers, 201 E. Oak St., Arcadia. Any questions should be directed t o Patricia M. Steed, executive director, at p steed@cfrpc.org or (863. The issues that come before the council affect the entire region. F or further information or special assistance, contact Kathy Hall at khall@cfrpc.org or (863 534-7130, ext.129.HLT remembers Norman, WollangkS EBRING Highlands Little Theatre suffered not one, but two, great losses in March. Larry Wollangk was a tal-e nted actor, singer and a master set builder. Beth Norman was best known as the lobby greeter and was considered the Courtesy photo T he Caregivers Lap is one of the highlights of each Relay for Life event, like Saturdays event in Lake Placid. Often these unsung heroes who help the survivors in their journey are forgotten. Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Saturday was a perfect day for Lake Placids Relay For Lifee vent, which had a theme of Passport to a Cure. The community turned out to supp ort the American Cancer Societys exciting fundraising program, held at the high school football field beginning at noon. A fter the flag-raising by the high school JROTC students, the singing of the national anthem by Marti Capodiferro, and a p rayer by the pastor from the Action Revival Family Worship Center, Emma R eynolds opened the ceremonies with words of encouragement to everyone and the presentation of awards to various sponsors. She also introduced Cindy Baker, who is the honorary chairperson fort his years event. Baker shared some poignant comments about her journey with cancer before all of the local survivors and their caregivers began their opening lap around the track. After being cheered on by the crowd, these folks were treated to a delicious luncheons ponsored by Lykes Brothers and prepared by Frank Hartzell and his helpers. B aker and several other cancer survivors or caregivers shared parts of their stories during the luncheon, and then everyone joined the rest of the community in the games, fun, food, and activitiesa round the track. There were contests for best superhero costume; best country costume; and several others, as well as special laps where team members dressed up or participated with props such as hula hoops or bubbles. Some of the entertainers were singer Kaeli Spurlock, and local karaoke enthusiasts.T he renowned hair stylist, Pablo, cut 22 inches of hair from Cindy Starcher, who d onated her hair to Locks of Love. At sundown, a beautiful and moving luminaria ceremony reminded everyone why the fight to wipe out cancer continues. About 1,000 candles werel it inside white bags decorated with the names of loved ones who have won or l ost their battles with cancer. The stadium lights were turned off, and people could reflect on the reason Relay for Life is soi mportant. Since this was an 18-hour event, the fun w ent on through the night with many brave souls continuing to walk the track until it was almost dawn. T he goal for Lake Placids event this year was $70,000. By the end of the event, with money still being tallied, the total had r eached $55,000. Many teams are continuing their efforts to reach the towns goal. T here will be a wrap-up party to hand out certificates of appreciation and awards on May 2. If interested in being a part of the event in 2014, this would be a great time to learn all about it. For more infor-m ation, contact Emma Reynolds at 4413985 or Ginger Keimel at 465-7930. LP Relay for Life brings in more than $55,000 Courtesy photo Unique Bryant gives her testimony during the Lake Placid Relay for Life Survivors Reception. Unique is a Lake Placid Middle School student who is dealing bravely with cancer. Courtesy photo Cindy Baker, Lake Placid Relay for Lifes honorary chairperson for this years event, removed her wig to give her testimony during the Survivor Reception. CO MMUNITYBRIEFS C ontinued on A5 News-Sun staffLAKE PLACID A 33-year-old Lake Placid man was killed late Sunday night when he ran into a trailer parked off the side of Henscratch Road. According to the Florida Highway Patrol, Brandon W. Christian was driving north on Henscratch Road at around 11:20 p.m. on Sunday, passing the intersection of Dawg House Drive. An empty trailer was parked 4 feet off the road on the west shoulder. For some reason, Christian drove across the southbound lane of Henscratch Road and onto the west shoulder, crashing into the right rear of the trailer. Christians Jeep came to rest in the southbound lane of Henscratch Road. The report says he was not wearing a seat belt. A blood-alcohol report is pending. LP man dies in crash B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING The seco nd annual Mother Earth Festival will kick off at 5 p.m. Friday in historicD owntown Sebring. The event is a tribute to those who have a green thumb,o r are hoping to learn how to develop one, bringing s everal of the communitys most well-known plant and produce busi-n esses to one location. The celebration of M other Earth will be held in conjunction with the national Arbor Day holiday and a pre-event to Earth Day. T he Downtown Circle will be filled with vendors s elling plants, produce, art and other items. Live plant and art demonstrationsw ill also be taking place. The Green Thumb F estival will feature live bluegrass music from the Flatland Band throughout t he evening. Local plant vendors include McCracken Farms, Robbins Nursery and Orchid Hill Stables.A ttendees may purchase or sample produce from local vendors including Purples and Greens Organics, Wrights HydroF arms, McCracken Farms and Orchid Hill Stables. W ine tasting will be provided by HenscratchF arms while the Highlands County Citrus Growers Association will be handing out free samples of refreshing orangej uice all evening. Yard and garden art will be on display, most of which is crafted by local artists. Downtown mer-c hants participating in the festival will be open for business during the event. The family friendly festival will be held from 5 until 8 p.m. Friday. For more information visit www.downtownsebring.org/. M other Earth Festival is Friday Downtown Sebring to celebrate green thumbs By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK When a Realtor spoke to the city council at its last meeting on behalf of a client who wanted to open a fortune telling business, she complained about a $500-a-day business tax. Gerald Buhr, the city attorney, was asked to research the issue, which was thought to be a typographical error. Monday night, Buhr told the council the matter was moot because he discovered a 1947 state statute that outlaws fortune telling for any receipt of property. That means, Buhr said, they cant tell fortunes in exchange for money or a basket of oranges. Dealing with the business tax issue was unnecessary, he added, because, you cant sell a license to a business when it cant be a business. Fortune telling is legal provided it is done between friends or in a club without payment, Buhr added. In other business, City Manager Julian Deleon announced the city has opened its contract negotiations with the fire department. So far, Deleon said, negotiations are going well with both sides agreeing for the need of pension reform. The city and fire department are close to an agreement providing that current firefighters should be grandfathered in to the designated benefit plan, but that new hires should be hired with a 401(k similar. Talks are still under way. Fortune tellers are out of luck, AP council told

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C M Y K literacy curriculum resource t eacher (LCRT) and has taught math and business at A PHS previously. Thayer has single-handedly designed a researchedb acked plan that uses precise reading-focused lessons with a certified teacher on a weekly basis that has helped improve students scores sub-s tantially. Through this plan, Thayer has helped 63 percent of low-achieving students improve their FCAT scores in one year, conse-q uently increasing APHS school grade from nine s traight years of a Dto a C this past year. A PHS Principal Tealy Williams was beyond thrilled when Thayers name was called as Teacher of the Year. Tealy had nothing butp ositive things to say about his instructor. Jessica is a compassionate, highly motivated, gifted educator whose selflessd evotion to her students and our school warrant the highest recognition, APHS Principal Tealy Williams said. Atearful and shocked Thayer was congratulated by numerous members of the Highlands County School district, friends, family and loved ones. It is quite amazing, Thayer said. Its very humbling experience. There is a tremendous amount of talent in this community. We have people loving on our children everyday When asked if she expected to win the award Thayer replied, Oh, heavens no! Brown has been working with the Highlands County School Board for 34 years and is currently employed at Park Elementary where he serves as plant operator. Brown has been working at Park for the past 16 years. The daily routine for Brown calls for the jack-of-alltrades to begin his work well before sunrise. Brown does everything from unload newspapers and unlocking the buildings to helping out in the cafeteria and setting up for special events at the school. Browns dedication to students throughout HighlandsC ounty are shown with his work through the Boys and Girls Club and other community endeavors. I was really surprised, Brown said after his win. I had a lot of good competition up there on that stage w ith me. Im very grateful. Principal Brenda L ongshore shared her thoughts about her long-time colleague. Jimmy is a caring, e ncouraging, multi-talented and dedicated employee. I find it difficult to acquires taff with his passion, ambition and drive, Longshore said. Thirty-two Highlands County School District e mployees were recognized for their excellence in ando ut of the classrooms. These individuals were selected because of the difference they continue to make in the lives of students. S chool Board Chairman Andy Tuck spoke to the audience briefly during the ceremony. There is no doubt in my mind that Highlands Countyh as the best teachers, administrators and support staff in the state of Florida. Youre all here because you are the b est of the best, Tuck said. Each of the 32 nominees r eceived an engraved award along with a cash prize. Brown received a check for $2,500 for his win; Thayer received $5,000. Brown and Thayer will represent Highlands County in ther egional awards ceremony. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 10, 2013Page A3 MARTIAL ARTS (pp rhr top of stack; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 1 1 9 9 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 4/10/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 7 7 4 4 er should be put on paid a dministrative leave while the process proceeds, Hall added. Mayor Sharon Schuler said she has experiencew ith the state ethics commission, warning the process could take as long as two years. If Deleon was put on leave, the city simplyc ouldnt go on for that long without a city manager. The main idea (of thei nvestigation) is to get the outline complaints from both sides, she said, instead of talking all over town. (Putting Deleon on paid leave) doesnt make any sense, Buhr said. There are a lot of things not related to ethics that a lso have to be resolved. It is not fair to leave Deleon and Anderson twisting in the wind. Just one request from m e, said Schuler. While the investigation is going o n it is not to be discussed by anyone (with anyone) until its brought back to thec ouncil. Deleon will continue on t he job. Continued from A1 Continued from A1 AP to hire investigator t o probe complaint C ourtesy photo This is what the water plants electrical monitoring system looked like when he took over as public works director in 2009, City Manager Julian Deleon said Monday night. He p ointed out the rotary phone. Courtesy photo T hese are the upgraded water plant control panels in 2013. The entire service can now be monitored for pressure and storage tank inventory. staffing reduction in our perm it to 0.60 hours a week. Based on a lack of work, we laid some employees off witha severance package, Deleon said. A s for cutting corners, Deleon replied that the FDEP makes two major investigations a year, with many surp rise visits in between. Deleon also released a lett er dated April 3 from the FDEPs director of district management to HectorR amos, director of the AFSCME Council 79, R egion 3. It read in part, The department performed a thorough review of the citys r ecords and found no ongoing related violations. Unless new or additional information becomes available, the department has nob asis to commence any action concerning this matt er Deleon also reminded the council that in 2011, Avon Park received an excellence a ward for its water treatment plant operations, and was v oted as the Florida city having the best tasting water. Efforts to reach Macklin, w ife of former mayor Tom Macklin, and the AFSCME r egional office were unsuccessful by press time on Tuesday. C ontinued from A1 City denies allegations about water plant safety hazard Summit Awards honor two from Avon Park Special to the News-SunOn April 6, the Highlands CountyS heriffs Office Safe Neighborhoods Unit conducted alcohol sales compliance checks on 30 locations in the county. These compliance c hecks were conducted within the time frame of t he Florida Sheriffs Task Force Operation Dry Spring, which was aimeda t protecting the safety of Floridas youth. O peration Dry Spring took place from March 4 through April 7 in conjunction with the spring break schedules of most schoolsi n Florida. During this time some s tudents, the majority of them under the age of 21, choose to drink alcohola nd experiment with illegal drugs. S heriff Susan Benton would like to recognize the 27 establishments that didn ot sell alcohol illegally during this operation. They are as follows: Market 27, C itgo, Shell Station on U.S. 27 North, A&N Food S tore, J&R Food Store, Stop N Shop on U.S. 27 South, Best Food Mart, Shell Food Mart on Memorial Drive, MurphyE xpress in Avon Park, Hess Mart, Hendricks, Winn Dixie Liquors, BP Gas Station, Marathon Gas Station, Family Foods, Sunoco, and 7 Days Gas Station, all in Avon Park;J ays Discount Beverage, Citgo Express on U.S. 27 N orth, Gyro Plus, Shell Food Mart on U.S. 27 North, 24/7 Convenience Store, Sebring Discount Beverage, BPon U.S. 27N orth, Shell on North Ridgewood Drive, Blue Streak and J & S Foods, all in Sebring. Three businesses failed t he compliance check. They were as follows: LaPreferida, 1621 N. Lake Ave. in Avon Park, and in Sebring, BPat 3390 State Road 17 and Rio Ranch Market, 709 N Ridgewood Drive. Clerks in each of the above locations were charged with Sale of an Alcoholic Beverage to a Person Under the Age of 21, which is a misdemeanor offense. Benton underscored the Operation Dry Spring message. Here in Highlands County we have remained steadfast, working to keep our kids alcohol and drug free. Through our continued commitment to the D.A.R.E. (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) program within our schools to these frequent alcohol compliance checks with our local vendors, we remain proactive in our enforcement of underage drinking and drug possession laws. Our belief in the future of our youth is clear, and we will continue to work with our prevention partners such as Drug Free Highlands to reinforce this message to our young people. As president of the Florida Sheriffs Association, Benton adds, The Sheriffs of Florida through this Task Force Operation send a statewide message that we care about our kids, their future and the future of Florida. Only 3 stores fail alcohol checks The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516editor@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com V ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com A DVERTISING Page A4News-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013www.newssun.com The sixth OperationM edicine Cabinet event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday,April 27.T he event provides a safe way for people to get rid of unused,out-of-date prescriptions,or over-the-counter medicines. The program began in October of 2010,created by the U. S. Drug Enforcement Agency with the help of many partners. More than 121 tons of pills w ere collected by 4,000-plus sites across the nation that f irst year. The numbers have risen steadily since. In April of 2011 the number of collection sites increased to more than 5,250a nd collected 188 tons of medication. In October 2012, 244 tons of medications were collected; in May 2012,276 tons. A ccording to the DEA, there have five Operation Medicine Cabinets since the program began. In total they removed more than 2 million pounds of medications 1,018 tons from circulation. Keep in mind,these numbers do not include the weight of the pill bottles. They are the weights of pills alone. Two million pounds sounds like a lot,but its only scratching the surface. The problem of prescription drug abuse is at epidemic proportions,the National Institute on Drug Abuse said in December of 2011. Between 1998 and 2008 abuse of prescription drugs r ose 400 percent. In 2010 the institute estimated seven million people abused psychotherapeutic drugs. A ccording to the 2009 National Survey by the S ubstance Abuse and Mental Health Services,a daily avera ge of 2,500 teenagers used prescription drugs to get hight heir first time. In 2012,that number was more than 4,500 e very day. Studies have shown that a majority of abused prescription drugs are obtained from family and friends,including from the home medicine cabinet,the report said. The National Institute on Drug Abuse states that in 2011 marijuana was the single most popular illicit drugu sed by seniors in high school. When use of different prescription drugs are added together,however,they become the first drug of choice. T here are extra dangers. Odds of addiction or over-d osing are high,as is the risk of unexpected side effects. According to the Highlands County SheriffsO ffice,there were slightly more than 9,100 drug related d eaths in Florida in 2011. Unlike illicit drugs,which can only be found on the street,prescription drugs are often no farther than gram and gramps bathroom,or even just down their hall at home. To keep children and adolescents safe,monitor current medications. As important, do not keep old medicine around the house. Help make the world a safer place April 27. Head to the North Division headquarters of the HCSO in Avon Park,the Sebring police station,the Lake Placid police station,or the HCSO headquarters in Liberty Star Plaza on U.S. 27. Bring every outof-date or no-longer-used pill and get rid of them. Dont become a pill mill at home Democrats push to fix broken election systemE ditor: H ighlands County Democrats will be joining a s tatewide grassroots push to urge Republicans to fix Floridas broken election system. Florida Republicans are giving lip service to election reform,but withoutt he substance needed to a void another Florida fiasco like 2012. M any thousands of voters were disenfranchised and Floridas long lines were the laughingstock of the n ation. Instead of meaningful reform,the Florida Senate passed a bill (S8600 o ut of committee that would make voter suppression in F lorida worse,not better,by requiring a witness to sign every absentee ballot. This Republican attempt to add even more voter suppression to a bill that is supposedly f ixing the problems from l ast year is simply deceitful. In 2011,Governor Rick S cott and the Republicanl ed Legislature passed many election law changes, i ncluding restrictions on v oter registration and a reduction in early voting from 14 to eight days.T hose election law changes were among the factors w idely blamed for long l ines,and for the thousands of voters who gave up and went home without voting. Democrats in Tallahassee are demanding substantive changes to fully reformF loridas elections system, including but not limited to returning early voting hours t o the 14 days voters received prior to 2012. Dave McCarthy H ighlands County D emocratic PartyHash tag or number sign?Editor: Since forever # has been u nderstood as the symbol for number.Recently h owever,some of the Internet gadgeteers have decided that it now stands for hash tag,a device to call ones attention to a particular word or phrase in a sentence,presumably to highlight its importance. Just why this has become necessary is somewhat unclear. Formerly,this was achieved by the adroit use of sentence structure and the rules of grammar. A long time ago I had a sign on my desk that read eschew obfuscation,but it received less than lukewarm response at best so I disposed of it. Now,in pursuit of making the point,underlining, exclamation marks and the like having proved insufficient,we now must hash tag.Readers encountering the # must immediately raise their attention level and observe that what follows is the critical point. In my view this innovationis about as useful as the use of the inverted question mark in Spanish,a caveat that a question follows. Moreover one must now distinguishwhether # means numberor hash tag,hence a potential for ambiguity is created. In the service of appearing hip or with itsome politicians are using # on signs on speakers podium,(indicati ng the speaker is important ? ) or are verbally saying hash tag in midsentence. How this aids good comm unication is unclear but then I have always tried to e schew obfuscation Randy Ludacer L ake PlacidEnd the R-word in F loridaEditor: My name is Stephanie L ynn Travi. I am 29 years old. I live in Sebring. I think it is wrong that p eople with disabilities get picked on and pushed around when they are in a wheelchair,cant see,or cant walk very well without the assistance of a walker. Some are deaf,some have epilepsy or other medi cal problems that can hold them back. I know what it is like, because I was teased ever since I was a child. It got worse at the age of 19 when I started wearing glasses. Thats when I was called four eyes. I was called retardand retarded many, many times in my life. I have a learning disability,but that doesnt keep me from enjoying what I love like attending my ADT prog ram,working at the Arc Resale Store,doing Special Stars and the Aktion Club. I would like a law passed so that me or anyone else with disabilities would not be called a retardor retarded anymore. Even any other name that would hurt or offend them,because I think that is just plain cruel. People with disabilities should be treated just like everyone else. We are no different than other people. We just need some extra care and extra love. Stephanie Lynn Travi SebringKeeps wheels of progress moving forwardEditor: I believe the Tourist Development Council (TDCving backwards with its proposal to lump spending categories into one pot.The public voted for an ordnance requiring TDC to reach out to the cultural tourist. It mandated 17 percent of tax dollars be used exclusively for this purpose. This never came to pass. For 10 years TDC put all funds in one pot and spent it on things other then Art & Culture (A&C Last year the state called o ur commissioners to task o ver TDC mismanagement o f funds. TDC returned some $162,000 of the $ 344,000 missing from the A&C fund. TDC thinks this i s reason to eliminate A&C as a future funding category. Cultural tourism is the largest segment of the mark et. They have deep pockets,shop locally,diversify and grow rural economies. They are searching for surp rising cultural oases like Highlands County. The ordinance TDC is rushing through removes A &C as a percentage of tax revenue. It lumps 70 percent of revenues into one pot tos pend without guidelines. This would put the future of A&C in the hands of those who raided its kitty. T DC rationalizes that A&C has not asked for m oney so why allocate future funding to target the cultural tourist. Wouldnt it be more productive to ask why A&C organizations have not applied for TDC grants? There is no representation of A&C on the TDC. The council has no experience promoting the cultural t ourist. The needs of A&C were never incorporated in their sports-centric,eventoriented guidelines. TDC application forms and guidelines actually discourage A&C organizations from applying. The counties tapping cultural tourism have a percentage of tourist tax dollars earmarked for this purpose and use an organization of local A&C professionals to council the use of this fund. They wisely promote places,not just events. This is called branding. With the funds returned to A&C we have startup costs for a branding campaign. We need to keep a percentage of bed tax funds in place to insure its success.This is the time to giveA&C a chance to attract the cultural tourist, not cut it off. A new ordinance hindering our ability to attract cultural tourists is not progress. We need to work out an ordinance and guidelines with A&C at the table. There is precedent. We dont have to reinvent the wheel,just get it moving. Forward. For information on the subject visit www.HeartlandCulturalAll i a nce.org Fred Leav i tt P resident Heartland Cultural Alliance B ouquetRide benefits German hospital for our militaryEditor: Kudos to the Sons of AmVets,AmVets Post 21 i n Sebring. The Landstuhl Benefit Rideon March 23 was a huge success. Landstuhl is a hospital i n Germany where our military men and women go when they are injured or wounded in battle. We cant begin to thank each and everyone for their h elp,support and generosit y:Karen (the president and f ounder) of the organization (LHCP cial appearance at our event. Our entertainment,Shelby (American Idol contestant and The Pickers,and the Ladies Auxiliary who went above and beyond to help. Steve at Bob Evans, Walmart and Dunkin Donuts. Adam and Leslie from Morgan Stanley for their handsome and generous contribution. Everglad es Food,Alan Jay,Art B./Jackson Creek Estates, Kathy and Johnny Bee, Billy Smith,John and Lind a C.,the U.S. Military Vets and the Vietnam Vets for their donations to this grea t benefit. Many thanks to all the participants for your support. Lake Placid America n Legion Post 25,their Sons, Auxiliary and Riders for their very generous donations. Sebring American Legion Post 74,Sons, Auxiliary and Riders for their overwhelming contributions,The Sons of AmVets,the AmVets Post and the Ladies Auxiliary f or their donations. We are overwhelmed by the support from everyone in our community that participated in this event to help and support our military men and women in ba ttle. On behalf of the Sons of AmVets and the many military men and women injured and wounded in battle,we would like to thank everyone who helped and supported this benefit even t. Randy Sallis Sons Commander AmVets Post 21 Make 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 To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. 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C M Y K B y MIKE SCHNEIDER Associated PressO RLANDO Strip-mall parlors with slot-like comp uter games such as those targeted in a state racketeering and conspiracy investi-g ation have contributed about $100,000 over the past four years to local cand idates in Florida, including a sheriff whose agency was a part of the probe, according to a review of records by The Associated Press. Nearly 90 local officials and candidates in 20 Floridac ounties received political contributions from the parlors sometimes called Internet cafes their owners and their political committees, according to the APreview of county-by-c ounty campaign records. On the state level, more t han $1 million was contributed to officials and candidates by companies with ties to Allied Veterans of the World. T he purported charity was a front for a $300 million gambling operation and gave just a small portion toward veterans, state inves-t igators have said. Some top politicians in Florida and North Carolina scrambled to give back the money or at least explain it. Former Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll resigned last month after she was interviewed as part of the probe. She denies wrongdoing. In local races that usually cost much less to run, the gambling affiliates and their owners donated to sheriffs, judges, mayoral candidates, county commissioners, prosecutors, clerks of courts, property appraisers and tax collectors. The bulk of the contributions were in Duval County, home to Jacksonville, where officials received about $50,000 from the local parlors and their owners. The Jacksonville City Council in 2010 considered shutting down the centers. But city council members instead overwhelmingly passed compromise legislation that capped the number of existing cafes and required them to pay fees and be better regulated. Allied Veterans and the owners of its affiliates fought hard against the crackdown in Jacksonville, hiring lobbyists and donating to candidates. Among the largest recipients in Duval County was city councilman Richard Clark who received $3,750 from the Allied Veteran affiliates and another $1,000 from Floridians for Internet Access, a Tallahassee-based political committee with ties to Tallahassee attorney David Ramba. He is ana gent for many of the political committees that repres ent the industry. Clark said the donations made very little differencei n the outcome of the vote on the Jacksonville ordinance, given their small a mounts. During the debate on regulating the Internet c afes, most of the heartstrings were pulled by the mom-and-pop small businesses, Clark said. Investigators last month s aid Allied Veterans spent just 2 percent of its $300 million earnings on veteranscharities while its leaders spent millions on boats, real estate and sports cars. The 57 defendants, includ-i ng some police officers, are facing racketeering, conspiracy, money laundering and possession of slot machine charges. The Internet cafes scattered throughout the state sell customers time online at computer terminals that feature sweepstakes games that simulate slot machines. Some estimates put the number of gaming parlors in Florida at almost 1,000, and investigators targeted almost 50 affiliated with Allied Veterans. The defendants say the parlors are merely places where people can legally play sweepstakes games while using the Internet. But Florida legislators last week voted to ban the operations and Gov. Rick Scott is expected to sign the bill this week. Donations from the cafes were made in Brevard, Broward, Clay Collier, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Hernando, Hillsborough, Lake, Leon, Manatee, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Palm Beach, Pinellas, Sarasota, Seminole and Volusia counties, according to the APreview. Donations to Florida candidates are limited to $500 per person per election. Out-of-state gaming interests from Georgia Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma and South Carolina contributed almost $25,000 to the local races. J acksonville Sheriff John Rutherford received $9,000. A t the time, Rutherfords agency was investigating Allied Veterans, along witho ther law enforcement. Rutherford said he knew some of his 2010 campaign d onors were under investigation, but he decided to a ccept the money so the probe wouldnt be exposed. e took the donations, business as usual, since we certainly didnt want to tipo ff two high-profile police officers that they were under investigation, Rutherford said. After the arrests were announced last month, Rutherford said he made$ 10,000 in donations to two veteransorganizations. J acksonville city councilman Clark said he knew some of the Allied Veterans business owners initially from their offer three yearsa go to pay for a city Veterans Day parade that was threatened by budget cuts. The city ended up coming up with the moneyf or the parade. But he said he didnt know all of the affiliated donors. At $500 a pop, the amount of checks it takes to raise $100,000, you just cant know everybody Clark said. Mario Rubio, a city council candidate and brother of U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, received $850. Candidates in Palm Beach County, where commissioners in early 2012 approved a yearlong moratorium on the opening of new Internet cafes in unincorporated areas, received almost $15,000. Most went to the local state attorney, Dave Aronberg. County commissioners allowed the ban to expire late last year. Aspokesman said Aronberg never took a position on the moratorium and said he knew of no Internet cafe cases that have come through his office since he was sworn in earlier this year. ambassador of HLT. Patrons and friends are i nvited to attend a memorial service honoring their contributions to the organization a nd the community at large at 7:30 p.m. today. C offee and dessert will be served following the ceremony.Sebring CRA to speak at chamber luncheonSEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA presentation on Whats UpD owntown Sebring? at the Sebring Chamber of C ommerce Membership Luncheon to be held from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Thursday at Island View Restaurant in Sun N Lake. T here is a lot happening in downtown Sebring, and the Sebring CRAis leading the way with new financial incentive programs, aggres-s ive marketing campaigns and active business recruitment and retention efforts, as well as the agencys 20year Redevelopment Master Plan. Attend the luncheon to hear what is happening. Make a reservation by calling the chamber at 3858448.African Violet Society meets ThursdaySEBRING The Heartland African Violet Society will hold its regular meeting at 2:30 p.m. Thursday. ADVD, The Pittman Way of Growing, will be presented. Visitors are welcome to attend. Meetings are held in the activities room at Highlands Ridge, 300 Fairway Vista Drive. Call 385-5765 or e-mail Shirley.b@juno.com for information.Retired Educators meet ThursdaySEBRING The Highlands County RetiredE ducators and Support P ersonnel Association will meet Thursday at The S chool Board of Highlands County office meeting room. T he meeting will begin at 11 a.m. and will be hosted by Superintendent Wally Cox. C ox will be the speaker and entertainment will be p rovided by Sebring Middle School students. Lunch will b e served. All retired educators and support personnel are invitedt o attend. For more information, contact Tinka Howe at 699-2353.Cornerstone Hospice offers volunteer trainingS EBRING -Nonprofit Cornerstone Hospice is conducting a two-day volunteer training. Volunteers assist staff at community events, visit patients to offer their support and companionship, provide pet care, present veteran recognition ceremonies and much more. Volunteers find satisfaction as they help others, making an important difference in the lives of patients and families. Volunteers become a friend and companion to patients, offering a source of strength, encouragement and support. Volunteers read books, play cards and simply visit with patients. In-home assistance allows the caregiver to tend to errands or simply get a much needed break. Volunteers also visit patients in facilities, ensuring they know someone cares about them too. Volunteers typically contribute a couple of hours per w eek or a few days per month. T he next volunteer training will be held in Sebring from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m each day, April 19-26. This is a 16-hour certification and i nterested participants should p lan to attend both days. T raining will be held at G race Bible Church, 4453 Thunderbird Road. Lunch and snacks will be provided Pre-register by calling volunteer specialist Dorothy Harris at 253-1611.Sebring CRA to host workshopS EBRING With the success of the first Retail Academy Workshop, attendees requested another sem inar on marketing. The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency is planning its second Retail Academy Workshop for 5:1 5 p.m. Monday at the Sebring Civic Center. T he Retail Academy is a s eries of workshops design ed f or organizations and businesses in the Downtown Sebring CRADistrict. This series is presented by the Sebring CRAfor Downtow n Sebring organizations, business owners, managers, volunteers and employees. Light refreshments will be served. To reserve a seat, contact the CRAoffice at 471-5104 no later than Thursday. www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 10, 2013Page A5 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; april ads p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 5 5 6 6 CENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 3 3 3 3 C ontinued from A2 COMMUNITYBRIEFS M CT Thirty-three Allied Veterans of the World defendants wait for their turn to stand before S eminole County Judge James Dekleva for their first appearance at the Seminole County Jail for their involvement in the illicit Internet Cafes in Sanford on Thursday, March 14. The case prompted the resignation of the state's lieutenant governor, Jennifer Carroll. Gambling parlors spent widely on state officials About $100,000 was given to candidates Carroll A ssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Efforts to raise campaign contribution limit could be dead for this year after Gov.R ick Scotts office said Monday he is unlikely to approve any increase. The push to raise limits is being made primarily in theH ouse, which passed a bill (HB 569 campaign contribution limit from $500 to $5,000 for statewide candidates andf rom $500 to $3,000 for legislative candidates. ASenate bill (SB 1382 w ould raise the contribution limit to $3,000 for statewide candidates but keep it $500f or legislative candidates. But Scott spokeswoman M elissa Sellers said Monday that the governor cant imagine signing a bill thatw ould raise contributions by any amount, and the sponsor o f the Senate bill, Sen. Jack Latvala says he agrees with the governor. I have never had a lot of interest or stomach for thei dea of raising individual c ontribution limits, said Latvala, R-Palm Harbor, adding that they only reasonh s proposing increases is out of a spirit o f compromise with the House. Iu nderstand where the g overnor is coming from and I support his position. The House is justifying the h igher contribution limits by a lso requiring candidates to file more campaign finance reports. It also eliminates a type of political committee that some lawmakers have used to pay for meals, entertainment and travel that are unrelated to the committees p urposes. House Speaker Will Weatherford said he h opes the governor will come around. I cannot imagine why he would oppose a bill that increases transparency, ends slush funds and takes away money from third party groups, said Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel. Scott spent more than $70 m illion of his and his familys money to get elected far more than the $17.5 million his opponent, Democrat Alex Sink, raised while being l imited by $500 campaign c ontribution limits. Scott p lans to run for re-election next year and the higher con-t ribution levels would allow a Democratic challenger to r aise more money. Gov. Scott says no to higher campaign contribution limits I cannot imagine why he would o ppose a bill that i ncreases t ransparency, ends slush funds a nd takes away m oney from thirdp arty groupsWILLWEATHERFORD H ouse speaker Scott Classified ads get results! Call 314-9876

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C M Y K Page A6News-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013www.newssun.com MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 4/10,24; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 8 8 2 2 W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 1 1 2 2 7 7 By BRUCE SCHREINER A ssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Abill a llowing Florida law enforcement to lower the boom on loud music blaring from car stereos won approval from a state Senate committee onM onday. The measure (SB 634 seeks to reinstate a law that was struck down by the Florida Supreme Court lasty ear. Ruling in a pair of Pinellas County cases in which bothm otorists were cited for playing their car radios too loudly, the high court said the lawv iolated free speech rights partly because it exempted v ehicles used for business or political purposes. The new rendition being consideredb y Florida lawmakers doesnt include those exemptions. T he new bill retains a key provision of the struck-down law that said a stereo must be plainly audible from 25 feet or more in order to bei llegal. The high court did not have a problem with that requirement. Lawmakers discussing the bill Monday were told that 25 feet generallyw ould amount to eight or nine steps. The measure, which cleared the Senate Criminal Justice Committee onM onday, is supported by groups representing Floridas police chiefs and sheriffs. Timothy Stanfield, representing the Florida PoliceC hiefs Association, said complaints about loud car stereos are a common refrainf or police departments statewide. The proposed violation w ould carry a $30 fine but no points would be assessed a gainst peoples driving records. Law officers would have w ide discretion whether to write a ticket for a loudm usic violation. Usually just the threat of a ticket is enough to make people comply, Stanfield said. He generally just has to p ull out his ticket book and say someone needs to turn down the stereoand the stereo gets turned down, he said afterward. C urrently, the only recourse for police to punish someone for blaring their car stereo is a breach of the peace offense, a misde-m eanor that carries up to a year in jail for a conviction, he said. Nobody wants to take anybody to jail for a loud cars tereo, Stanfield said. The bill drew some static from a couple of Democraticl awmakers who voted against it. Sen. Christopher Smith, of F ort Lauderdale, said he was concerned that the violation w ould be a primary offense, meaning law enforcement could pull someone over justf or cranking their car stereo. Sen. Audrey Gibson, of J acksonville, also worried about the bill being too intrusive. I like my music loud and I dont think I should have at icket if my windows are up, she said. Bill seeks to turn down loud car stereos ST. PETERSBURG (AP Running late on a fall morning three decades ago, 10-year-old Elisa Vera N elson set off on her bike for school in a Tampa suburb, c arrying a note from her mother explaining she had been at the dentist. She never made it. Court records say a convicted sexo ffender, Larry Eugene Mann, kidnapped her, took her to an orange grove, cut her throat and then beat her head with a pole with a concrete base. He then went home and tried to kill hims elf, telling the responding police officers he had done something stupid. They t hought he was referring to his suicide attempt until his w ife found Elisas bloodied note inside his truck a couple of days later. Mann, now 59, is scheduled to be executed today forE lisas killing on Nov. 4, 1980, barring a last-minute injunction from the courts. His attorneys filed an appeal with the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday. Other appeals are pending in state court. T he immediacy of Manns pending execution has rekindled painful memories for m embers of Elisas family. It brought everything b ack like it was yesterday said her aunt Wanda Vekasi, who still lives in the same county where her niece was killed. I find myself crying al ot. Im looking forward very much to Wednesday Vekasi described Elisa who would have been 42 this year as a gorgeous little girl. Man to be executed for 1980 murder

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 10, 2013Page A7 hometown biz; 9.347"; 13"; Black plus three; process, hometown biz dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 3 3 9 9 7 7 C ENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, main, #8 camera ad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 7 6 6 6 6 3 3 PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 11.25"; 4"; Black plus three; process, 98450banner p/u 04/03; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 6 6 9 9 1 1 Follow the News-Sun online on w ww.twitter.com/thenewssun and absolutely nothing could h ave prepared us for her condition. She was being kept alive by tubes and machines breathing and living for her. There werei mmediate plans for a tracheostomy to keep her airway open and for feeding tube access. While given only the s lightest chance of survival, Kris began breathing on her own sporadically as we all took turns standing by her bed during 15-minute inter-v als. With every tiny finger flex or foot movement, our prayers grew more fervent and we began to cheer hero n. Kris remained in a coma for more than two months after being discharged from BAMC. She was transportedt o begin her rehabilitative care in an ICU area at a Texas rehab center. The nursing and care support staff were exemplary, andK ris began to rally very slowly. Once back in Texas, we could spend days helping Kris; talking to her, caring for her. W hen the breathing tube was removed and a gastro feeding tube inserted, Kris was relocated within thef acility to a lesser intensive care area, and she began receiving greater daily therapy. Unfortunately, it was then the care support begant o suffer. After having worked many years in health care facilities, I learned long ago that patient care is crucial toh ealing and rehabilitating. The importance of welltrained nursing assistants and the need for intense scrutiny of their methodsa nd work ethics is integral in the success rate of any facility. The best of the best in h ospital, nursing or rehab facilities have support care deficiencies often resulting in tragic, deplorable conditions. Government oversighth elps, but the buck stops with the facility leadership and the need for improvement is crucial. One-to-one care is a new a nd highly innovative concept, and it works. It is the future of health care and, because of their sacrifice, it is imperative that it be con-s idered for our young military wounded today. Continued from A1 Rehab for soldiers needs to be better Associated PressN ASHVILLE, Tenn. The family of an Army sold ier from Florida who also has family in Tennessee says he was among six Americansk illed in Afghanistan over the weekend in the deadliest a ttack on U.S. forces in eight months. Air Force Mortuary Affairs O perations says the body of Staff Sgt. Christopher M. Ward, whose hometown is l isted as Oak Ridge, Tenn., is due to arrive at Dover Air F orce Base on Monday. A foreign service officer, a Department of Defense civilian and three soldiers were killed in the attack Saturday,b ut the names of the soldiers and the civilian havent been released by the Pentagon. His grandmother, Nancy Ward of Arcadia said her grandson stayed with her to finish high school when hism other moved to Tennessee. She said Ward was 24. Family: Soldier from Arcadia killed in Afghanistan State may let schools start in early AugustTALLAHASSEE (AP Floridas public schools may get a chance to start school ine arly August. The Legislature is considering a bill that would allow school districts to move up the starting date of school to three weeks before Labor Day. AHouse panel is scheduled to consider the bill (HB 657) on Tuesday. Its the last stop before it heads to the full House. The measure would undo a law pushed by former Gov. Jeb Bush. Bush backed the change after complaints from parents about school starting in early August. Bush supported the change because some were blaming the states high-stakes test for the start dates. School districts designated as academically high performing are allowed to set an earlier start date.

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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000199 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANSS ERVICING, LP F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, v. GEORGE H. BARRETT; JOAN M. BARRETT; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS N OMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE BANK, FSB; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING INTERESTS BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A NAMED DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOAN M. BARRETT Last Known Address: 113 W Fork Drive, Apartment A C larksville, Tennessee 37042 Current Address: Unknown Previous Address: 1704 Amber Lane Lake Placid, Florida 33852 TO: ALL OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST A A NAMED DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAME UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS 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 againsy 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 NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 36, IN BLOCK 10, OF SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION C, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 87, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. This property is located at the Street address of: 1704 Amber Lane, Lake Placid, Florida 33852 YOU ARE REQUIRED to serve a copy of your written defenses on or before April 17, 2013, a date which is within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Elizabeth R. Wellborn, P.A., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 350 Jim Moran Blvd., Suite 100, Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442, and file the original with 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. This Notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in The News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the court on March 25, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak (COURT SEAL Deputy Clerk IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE 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 not 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 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. April 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-001809AOOOXX JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. MARY M. PAEDAE, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-entitled cause in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, described as: LOT 9, Block 418, of Highland Towers Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat book 2, page 101, of the public records of Highlands County, Florida, ALSO that portion of Bloc k ``O'', of Lake Jackson Boulevard Subdivision, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 63, of the public records of DeSoto County, Florida, of which Highlands County was formerly a part, lying East of the right of way of Lake Jackson Boulevard and West of the waters of Lake Jackson and within the projected line common to Lot 8 and 9 of Block 418 of Highland Towers Subdivision, and continuation of the lot line common to Lot 9 and 10, Block 418, Highland Towers Subdivision, as per above recorded plat. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for cash, in Highlands County Courthouse, in the Jury Assembly Room, Basement Level, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, at 11:00 a.m. on the 24th day of April, 2013. ANY PARTY OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN SIXTY (60 TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE EINTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. **In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this procceding should contact Court Administration at the Highlands County Courthouse, Sebring, Florida, telephone (863 (7 paired, (TDDV 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Service. Dated this 26th day of March, 2013. (Court Seal By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k As Deputy Clerk A pril 3, 10, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2009-CA-001731 U .S. BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. DAVID A. PRYCE A/K/A DAVID PRYCE; CAROLYN PRYCE; JOHN DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(SIS/ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 7, 2013, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOT 1, BLOCK 9, SECTION F, HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 95, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA a/k/a 1515 PAPER BIRCH ST, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 at public sale on May 2, 2013, at eleven o'cloc k a.m., in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any. other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 5th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michala k 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. Within two (2 working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Court Administration Office at (863 534-4690. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V April 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2008-CA-000882 NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., Plaintiff, v. MAKIEL QUINTANA, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 26, 2013 entered in Case No. 28-2008-CA-000882 in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., is the Plaintiff and MAKIEL QUINTANA and MARIA D. QUINTANA, are the defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Highlands County Courthouse, Basement of Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 at 11:00 a.m. on May 29, 2013, the following described real property situated in Highlands County, as set forth in said Agreed Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 15, BLOCK N, SPRING LAKE VILLAGE II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 43, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. STREET ADDRESS: 324 BLAZING STAR ROAD, SEBRING, FL 33876 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. DATED THIS 26th day of March, 2013. BOB GERMAINE, CLERK of COURT, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA (SEAL By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk April 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2012-CA-000252 WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. BURTON CONLEY AND SUSAN LOY CONLEY A/K/A SUSAN L. CONLEY, HUSBAND AND WIFE; BENEFICIAL FLORIDA, INC. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 3, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2012-CA-000252 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff and BURTON CONLEY AND SUSAN LOY CONLEY A/K/A SUSAN L. CONLEY, HUSBAND AND WIFE are defendant(s Court, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT 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., May 2, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOTS 12087, 12088, 12089, 12090 AND 12091, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 38, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 81, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Darren Whidden Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 April 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2011 000871 GCS CitiMortgage, Inc., Plaintiff, vs. Robert J. Kresge; Jennifer L. Kresge:, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 2, 2013, entered in Case No. 2011 000871 GCS of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein CitiMortgage, Inc. is the Plaintiff and Robert J. Kresge; Jennifer L. Kresge; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the courthouse, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 1st day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 5, BLOCK 25, LAKE HAVEN ESTATES, SECTION 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 61, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Dated this 3rd day of April, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to ex-p lain your functional limitations and suggest an auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 10, 17, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-001056 GCS DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR HSI ASSET SECURITIZATION CORPORATION TRUST 2006-OPT2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT2, Plaintiff, vs. MARIA BUCHANAN AND ALVIN BUCHANAN, et al. Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 26, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2012-001056 GCS of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR HSI ASSET SECURITIZATION CORPORATION TRUST 2006-OPT2, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-OPT2, is the Plaintiff and MARIA BUCHANAN; ALVIN BUCHANAN; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A TIFFANY ROUX JHONSON are the Defendant(s cuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at 430 S. COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870 AT 11:00 A.M. on June 3, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1, BLOCK 15, SEBRING RIDGE SECTION G, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 28, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 27th day of March, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Lisa Tantillo As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; Notice of Foreclosure Sale; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 Florida Relay Service 711. April 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000708 WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. PAIGE L. FLINT A/K/A PAIGE FLINT F/K/A PAIGE LEEANNE ABBOTT A/K/A PAIGE ABBOTT; MICHAEL WAYNE FLINT A/K/A MICHAEL W. FLINT; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION #1, IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN PARTIES IN POSSESSION #2, IF LIVING, AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 3, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000708 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff and PAIGE L. FLINT A/K/A PAIGE FLINT F/K/A PAIGE LEANNE ABBOTT A/K/A PAIGE ABBOTT are defendant(s ROBERT W. GERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT 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., May 2, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judg-m ent, to-wit: LOT 7, BLOCK 1, LAKE HENRY HOMES, AS PER PLAT THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 7, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF EXECUTION issued out of the County Court in and for Dade County, Florida, on the 07th day of November, 2012, the cause wherein FIRST SELECT CORPORATION is Plaintiff, and THOMAS P KOCONIS JR, is the Defendant, being Case No. 00 7681 SP 23 04 in the said Court, I, Susan Benton, Sheriff of Highlands County, Florida, have levied upon all of, right, title and interest of the Defendant, THOMAS P KOCONIS JR in and to the following described PERSONAL property, to-wit: 2009 Red Pontiac Vibe VIN: 5Y2SP67839Z452195 I shall offer this property for sale at Ducks Body Shop, 1153 Hawthorne Drive, in the City of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, on the 22nd day of April, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will offer for sale all of the said defendant, THOMAS P KOCONIS JR's, right, title and interest in and to the aforesaid property at public outcry and will sell the same, subject to all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder or bidders for CASH, the proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above-described execution. Dated this, March 18th, 2013 SUSAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Lt. Jack Baily, Jr. Lt. Jack Bailey, Jr., DEPUTY SHERIFF In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the agency sending this notice at 434 Fernleaf Ave., Sebring, FL 33870, Telephone 863/402-7228 not later than seven days prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TTDV via Florida Relay Services. 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 09001355GCS FANNIE MAE (``FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION''0 Plaintiff, vs. TIMOTHY J. OSANI; HOPE OSANI; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.; LAKE PARK VILLAGE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.; JOHN DOE; AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION; Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 2, 2013, and entered in Case No. 09001355GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida. FANNIE MAE (``FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION''0 is Plaintiff and TIMOTHY J. OSANI; HOPE OSANI; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE; AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.;LAKE PARK VILLAGE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC.; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM, IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL, AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING IN HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA 33870-3867, at 11:00 a.m., on the 30th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: CONDOMINIUM PARCEL KNOWN AS UNIT 4-D, BUILDING 4 OF LAKE PARK VILLAGE CONDOMINIUM PHASE II, A CONDOMINIUM, ACCORDING TO THE DELCARATION OF CONDOMINIUM THEREOF RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1478, PAGE 1233, AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO TO THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 2nd day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Fl 33870, Phone No. (863 ceipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). April 10, 17, 2013 I N THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. 13-69PC IN RE: ESTATE OF ROSIE SHAFFER Division PROBATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ROSIE SHAFFER, deceased, whose date of death was December 10, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney a re 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. 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ADD A BORDER ATTENTION GETTER LOGO For Just A Little More And Make Your Ad Pop! AD RATESGARAGE SALE6 lines 2 days $11503 days$14(additional lines $1 eachMISCELLANEOUSm erchandise over $1005 lines 6 pubs$1 750(additional lines $3 eachREAL ESTATE EMPLOYMENT TRANSPORTATION5 lines 6 pubs $31506 lines 14 pubs$71 1050L egalsP repared Lt. Jack Bailey Highlands County Sheriff's Office 434 Fernleaf Ave. Sebring, FL 33870 M arch 20, 27; April 3, 10, 2013 Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013Page 9A Contact UsBy Phone( 863) 385-6155By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000769 DIVISION: BAC HOME LOAN SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. LUIS J. BARAJAS, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated March 27, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-000769 of the Circuit Court of the TENTH Judicial Circuit in and for HIGHLANDS County, Florida wherein BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP is the Plaintiff and LUIS J. BARAJAS; SENDI BARAJAS; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP; AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION; 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 28-2013-CA-000118 SUNTRUST BANK, Plaintiff, vs. J OHN T. MAHONEY, III, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOHN T. MAHONEY, III LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 100 PEARL STREET B RIDGEWATER, MA 02324-1629 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN T. MAHONEY, III LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 100 PEARL STREET BRIDGEWATER, MA 02324-1629 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, O R OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in HIGHL ANDS County, Florida: LOT 19, BLOCK 2, LAKE JUNE POINTE PHASE II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 16, PAGE 41, 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 within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with 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. This notice shall be published once each week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 3rd day of April, 2013. Robert W. Germaine Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 SUNTRUST-CONV-R-pschriber-Team 4-F11036100-F11036100 **See Americans with Disabilities Act In accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (8137 prior to the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. April 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282013CA000049GCAXMX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE, SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO LASALLE BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF BEAR STEARNS ASSET BACKED SECURITIES I LLC, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005HE7 Plaintiff, vs. SANDY JAMES AKERS, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE OF THE MARY K. METZGER REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST DATED MARCH 27, 2002, et al Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JOHN TENANT and JANE TENTANT RESIDENT: Unknown LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 4290 LAKEVIEW DRIVE A/K/A, 404 SOUTHWEST LAKEVIEW DRIVE, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described p roperty located in HIGHLANDS County, Florida: Lot 18, Block H, LAKE JACKSON BOULEVARD SUBDIVISION, according to the map thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page 63, of DeSoto County Records and in Transcript Book, at Page 10, 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 this action on Phelan Hallinan PLC, attorneys for plaintiff, whose address if 2727 West Cypress Creek Road, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, either before May 14, 2013 or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. This notice shall be published one a week for two consecutive weeks in The News-Sun. DATED: April 3, 2013 ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of the Court Movant counsel certifies that a bona fide effort to resolve this matter on the motion notice has been made or that, because of time consideration, such effort has not yet been made but will be made prior to the scheduled hearing. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts Systems, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of our court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 10, 17, 2013 If you a person with a disability who needs assistance 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 two (2 of Action; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD (863 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863 Fax: (863 April 10, 17, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT O F THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 282012CA000619GCAXMX DIVISION: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. THERESA BROWN A/K/A THERESA L. BROWN, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF ACTION To: THERESA BROWN A/K/A THERESA L. BROWN Last Known Address: 1680 N Delaware Ave., Apt. 207 Avon Park, FL 33825 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS Last Known Address: Unknown Current Address: Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Highlands County, Florida: LOTS 13358, 13359, 13373 AND 13374, OF AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 42, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 89, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1641 W BATAVIA RD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the first publication, if any, on Albertelli Law, Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 23028, Tampa, FL 33623, and file the original with this Court either before May 14, 2013, 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. This notice shall be published once a week for two consecutive weeks in the News-Sun WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on this 5th day of April, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 PH-11-94351 **See the Americans with Disabilities Act IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 282012CA000500GCAXMX Division: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, Vs. MARY SPENCER A/K/A MARY P. SPENCER; ANTHONY SPENCER AKA ANTHONY SPENCER, SR., MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, CAPITAL O NE BANK, NORTH STAR CAPITAL ACQUISITION, LLC, STATE OF FLORIDA, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC., LYNETTE QUINTANA SULLIVAN NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 3, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282012CA000500GCAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff and MARY SPENCER A/K/A MARY P. SPENCER; ANTHONY SPENCER AKA ANTHONY SPENCER, SR., MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, CAPITAL ONE BANK, NORTH STAR CAPITAL ACQUISITION, LLC, STATE OF FLORIDA, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC., LYNETTE QUINTANA SULLIVAN, are defendants. The Clerk of the Court, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, SALE BEGINNING AT 11:00 am on this 29th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment dated J anuary 22, 2013: LOT 2, IN BLOCK 49, OF SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 34, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHL ANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 507 TRIUMPH DR, SEBRING, FL 33872 A PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN T HE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated this 4th day of April, 2013. By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 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. April 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2011-CA-000686 BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, vs. HAYDEE ANTIQUIA N/K/A HAYDEE FAJARDO MESIA; ALAN FRANCISCO ANTIOQUIA A/K/A ALAN ANTIOQUIA Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 3, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2011-CA-000686 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff and HAYDEE ANTIQUIA N/K/A HAYDEE FAJARDO MESIA are defendant(s GERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN T HE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., May 1, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: L OT 32, IN BLOCK 10, OF HARDER HALL COUNTRY CLUB II, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 13, PAGE 46, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: S HAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 A pril 10, 17, 2013 1050L egals

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C M Y K Page 10ANews-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-124 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF PATRICIA F. PENDLETON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of PATRICIA F. PENDLETON, deceased, whose date of death was February 21, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 10, 2013. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-122 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF MARION B. GILMORE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of MARION B. GILMORE, deceased, whose date of death was March 1, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE O F DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 10, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Robert B. Gilmore 1213 Lake Clay Drive Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com April 10, 17, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-107 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF ELAINE A. BUSH Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ELAINE A. BUSH, deceased, whose date of death was September 9, 2008, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court W ITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 10, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Millard E. Bush Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com April 10, 17, 2013 COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE at 11:00 AM, on the 28th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOTS 6010, 6011 AND THE EAST HALF OF LOT 6012, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 19, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 14, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDED OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 1775 N FONDA ROAD, AVON PARK, FL 33825 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 27, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F10004005 COUNTRY-CONV B/C--Team 6-F10004005 **See Americans with Disabilities Act I n accordance with the Americans Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending the notice at Echevarria & Associates, P.A., P.O. Box 25018, Tampa, FL 33622-5018, telephone (813 251-4766, not later than seven (7 the proceeding. If hearing impaired, (TDD 1-800-955-8771, or voice (V via Florida Relay Service. April 3, 10, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013Page 11A WE BUYALL AUTOS with or without Title. Any Condition Year / Make / Model. We will pay up to $20,000. Free Towing. Call Cindy 813-505-6935 9400Automotive Wanted 9000 TransportationSHOT GUNSHELL RELOADER Low & High Charging Bars, wads, primers, empty shells. $175. Call 609-540-4170 8250Hunting & FishingSupplies 8000 RecreationNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesSEBRING -Fraternal Order Of Police Sale! 452 Fox Trail (98 2.2 mi east of 27Left on Deer Trail) follow signs. Fri & Sat, Apr 12 &13, 8 am ? Furniture, Baby, Tools, Sports, Lamps, Glassware, Household Items, Electronics & Pictures. SEBRING *MULTI FAMLY SALE 3518 Lister St. ( off Corvette Ave Fri & Sat, Apr. 12 & 13, 8am ? LOTS OF MISCELLANEOUS! SEBRING *BIG YARD SALE! 1044 Kerry Dr., Fri & Sat, Apr. 12 & 13, 8am 2pm. Household Items, Tools & Miscellaneous Clothing. T oo Much To List! LAKE PLACID* Leisure Lakes Area* 3005 Beech St., One Day Only! Sat. April 13, 8am 5pm. Treadmill, Garden equipment, Multiple bikes, Generator, Miscellaneous Household Items. More! LAKE PLACIDFri. Sun. 9 3pm. 1605 Rutledge Ave. Highland Park Estates. Household, Crafts & Fabric. AVON PARK* MULTI FAMILY SALE 3283 W Lake Chilton Dr., sat. Apr. 13, 8am-? Pool table, Fishing equip., Tools, Children's clothes toys games, Sm. appliances, Household items & tires. Much More! AVON PARK2 FAMILY SALE! Fri. Sun. 8 1pm. 3225 Redwater Dr. Off East Claradge & ST. Rd. 17, near Red Barn Furniture. Toys, TV's, Furn., Antiques & More! AVON PARK* RIDGE AREA ARC 1 20 W. College Dr. Fri & Sat, Apr. 12 & 13, 8am Noon. Thousands of Earrings, Hundreds of NEW T-Shirts & Shorts, Plants & Trees. 7320Garage &Yard Sales SCREEN DOORWhite. 36 x 80. $25. Call 863-465-9662. NINJA BLENDER Professional model, extra motor. $65. Call 863-699-1119 LAWN MOWER& TRIMMER / Neuton Battery power. Good Condition. $85. 863-38-4137 BAKER TREESTAND w/hand climber. $75. 609-540-4170 7310Bargain BuysTELEVISION -55" Samsung HD 1080 Monitor. Excel. cond. $175. & Twin Frame / Box Spring / Mattress. $65. 863-835-9210 7300MiscellaneousORGAN LOWERYDebut Deluxe. Like New! $899. Call 863-840-0752 7260MusicalMerchandise BEDROOM SET/Queen size, mattress & box spring, headboard, triple dresser w/ mirror, 2 night stands, 5 drawer chest, White Wash, Very good cond. $400. obo 863-314-0333 ANTIQUE BEDROOMSET appraised at $1000 as is w/little clean up would appraise $3000. 3 piece and unusual vanity. $750. 863-655-0216 7180FurnitureCOMMERCIAL PROPERTYA UCTION!11am, Friday, April 19th ___________________________ 1053 + Sq Ft Office Building Offered in 2 Parcels Building on Parcel 1 on 1.44 + AC Parcel 2 (behid Parcel 1 AC 169 W. Hickpochee Ave. LaBelle Auction held onsite and online ______________________________ 2ADJACENT BUILDINGS OFFERED SEPARATELY Auction site: 169 W. Hickpochee Ave. LaBelle and online 3403 + Sq Ft Full Service Garage 681 S Main Street, LaBelle 5 0 Ton Truck Scale Tenant in place _______________________________ ABSOLUTE 1596 + Sq Ft Bldg 701 S Main Street, LaBelle Directly next to 681 property _________________________________ _HIGGENBOTHAM AUCTIONEERS8 00-257-4161higgenbotham.com M.E. Higgenbotham CAI,CES,AARE FL Lic# AU305 AB158 7020Auctions 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 Rent SUN NLAKES SEBRING 2BR/2BA, large living area, 2CG. Florida room, fenced, irrigation, quiet neighborhood, background & credit check, first & last to move in. $725/mo. w/lawn care. $675. without. 3902 Palazzo. Call 301-401-5615 SEBRING NICE 2BR, 2BA, near YMCA. New Paint, Blinds, Screened rear porch w/ utility rm., back yard storage shed. $600/mo., $500 Sec. deposit. w/1 yr. lease. 863-835-1196. SEBRING *NICE 2BR, 2BA, 1CG, Cathedral Ceiling. $675 Monthly, Plus $700 Security Deposit. RENTED!!!!! 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 HousesAVON PARKNW APARTMENTS 2BR/2BA $450 mo. New 1BR/1BA $395 mo. Plus 1st & Sec. Central Heat & Air. No Dogs or Cats. 863-449-0195 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING FURNISHED/UNFURNISHED 1BR or Studios, on the circle. Some Utilities incl. $450 600. Attn: Vets. Special programs for veterans, subsidize payments, call to see if you qualify. 863-386-9100. 6150FurnishedApartmentsSEBRING *2BR, 2BA, 1Car Garage 2 000 sq. feet, Swimming Pool. No Pets. No Smoke. $800 / Monthly. 863-402-1142 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 R entals SEBRING -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 SEBRING -Mobile Home / Double wide with 2 Lots. 3BR, 2BA Utility Room, Carport, Frt. Porch, Deed restrictions, 115 Sunbird Place. 55+ $39,900.00 863-382-4141 Or 863-414-7090 SEBRING -DOUBLE WIDE 55 plus Sebring Village 2BR, 2BA, 12' X 20' screened porch, carport, W/D, Sears appli., New water heater, irrigation sys., NewGalvanized Roof. Pets 25lb. max. $5,500. obo 863-655-0876 NEW PALMHARBOR HOMES MOBILE CONDO $39,900 Delivered to your site http://www.palmharbor.com/modelcenter/plantcity/ John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile Homes 4000 Real Estate 3000 FinancialRN NEEDEDfor busy Surgical Center Monday Friday. Please fax Resume to: 863-471-6834 2100H elp Wanted 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. PROGRAM DIRECTOR Seeking a person to manage a Federal Regional Contract providing management and training assistance to nonprofit housing corporations throughout the Southeast. Management of personnel, communication skills, knowledge of accounting and computers are required. Multi-state travel required. Excellent salary and benefi package. Submit resume to POB 1987, Sebring, FL 33971-1987 by 04/19/20123. EOE NOW HIRINGF/T position. People with Management experience or Jewelry Sales experience. Apply in person at Capital Pawn, Sweetbay Shopping Center, 3290 US Highway 27 South, S ebring, Fl 33870. MEDICAL RECORDSCOORDINATOR Progressive long-term care facility is seeking a qualified Medical Records Coordinator as part of the Royal Care Team. Must have strong working knowledge of long-term care and documentation. Must be accurate and detail oriented. Computer and Medical terminology experience a must. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park, Fl. 863-453-6674. EOE, M/F, DFWP. LPN'S WANTED Avon Park Intermediate Care Facility serving disabled adults is seeking nurses for 11:00 PM to 7:00 AM shift. Casual work environment, benefit package and paid training. Call Melissa at 863-452-5141 or complete an application at 55 E. College Dr., Avon Park, FL 33825. LOOKING FORAN EXPERIENCED PART TIME DENTAL HYGIENIST. Drop off Resume to: 511 S. Eucalyptus St. or email to: theodorebaker.happyteeth@gmail.com LIBRARIAN (F/T Application review begins: 5/7/13. Please visit http://interview exchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO. 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 D IRECTOR, CRIMINALJUSTICE PROGRAM (F/T Application deadline: 4/23/13. Please visit http://interview exchange.com for detailed position posting. 863-784-7132 EA/EO. C.N.A. COORDINATOR Royal Care of Avon Park currently has a Full Time position available for a C.N.A. Coordinator. Applicant must demonstrate strong communication skills and organizational skills and must have experience in a long-term care setting. Apply in person at Royal Care of Avon Park, 1213 W. Stratford Rd., Avon Park. (863 ACCOUNTING SPECIALIST Excellent salary and benefit package if you are experienced in fund accounting, OMB Circulars and application of Indirect Cost Rates. Extensive work with accounting software a must. Submit resume to POB 1987, Sebring, Fl 3387-1987 by 04/19/2013. EOE 2100H elp WantedCORPORATE DIRECTOR HUMAN RESOURCES Lykes Bros. Inc has an opening for a Corporate Director Human Resources at its Lake Placid location. Qualified applicants must possess at least 5 years of Human Resources experience working with an agricultural based c ompany and have a working knowledge of Agricultural Labor Law and MSPA compliance. In addition this position requires experience with DOL/Wage & Hour, OSHA and EPA/FDEP regulation compliance. Lykes Bros. Inc. offers competitive wages and a benefit package, which includes: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life AD&D and LTD insurance, 401 (k plus paid vacation and Holidays. Qualified applicants should email their resume to rich.hetherton@lykes.com o r Fax to (863 Lykes Bros. Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer / Smoke Free Workplace / Drug Free Workplace, M/F/D/V. 2100Help Wanted 2000 Employment 1100AnnouncementsNOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED 13000002TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that AARON JAMES W, the h older of the following certificate has filed said certificates f or a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate numb er and year of issuance, the description of the property, a nd the names in which it was assessed are as follows: C ertificate No.: 1820 Y ear of Issuance: 06-01-2009 T ax ID: S-21-34-29-010-1023-0240 Description of Property: LOTS 24 AND 25 BLOCK 1023 HIGHLANDS VIEW SUBDIV ISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS REC ORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 91 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Name in which assessed: A NTHONY L. BROWN; MICHAEL PARKER; LARRY PARKER; A ll of said property being in the County of Highlands, S tate of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed according to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners B oardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 15th day of May, 2013. D ated this 8th day of March, 2013. R OBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn M ISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 2013 1055HighlandsCounty Legals N OTICE OF APPLICATION F OR TAX DEED 13000001TDS CHAPTER 197.512 F.S. N OTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that AARON JAMES W, the h older of the following certificate has filed said certificates f or a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number and year of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: Certificate No.: 1818 Year of Issuance: 06-01-2009 Tax ID: S-21-34-29-010-1023-0190 D escription of Property: LOTS 19 AND 20 BLOCK 1023 HIGHLANDS VIEW SUBDIV ISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS REC ORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 91 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. N ame in which assessed: A NTHONY L. BROWN; MICHAEL PARKER; LARRY PARKER; All of said property being in the County of Highlands, S tate of Florida. Unless said certificate shall be redeemed a ccording to law the property described in such certificate shall be sold to the highest bidder at Highlands County Government Center in the Board of County Commissioners B oardroom in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes at 10:00 A.M., or thereafter on 15th day of May, 2 013. Dated this 8th day of March, 2013. R OBERT W. GERMAINE C lerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida Signature: /s/ Misty Blackburn M ISTY BLACKBURN, Deputy Clerk April 10, 17, 24; May 1, 2013 **************************************** H IGHLANDS COUNTY LEGAL NOTICES ***************************************** The following legal notices are from the Highlands County Board of County C ommissioners and are being published in the f ont, size, and leading as per t heir specifications. 1055H ighlandsCounty Legals NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE N otice of Public Sale or Auction of the contents of the following storage units located at CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW, 2609 BAYVIEW STREET, SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 on 04/18/13 at 10:00 AM. Contents are said to contain Household Goods/Business Items unless otherwise specified. F396 Devantoy, Bonnie B. MISC. A183 Sandavol, Brenda Ranae HOUSEHOLD I680 Smith, Randy Alan HOUSEHOLD Sale being made to satisfy landlord's lien. Cash or Credit/Debit Card accepted. Contents to be removed by 5:00 p.m. on the day following the sale. CENTURY STORAGE BAYVIEW 2609 BAYVIEW STREET SEBRING, FLORIDA 33870 (863 April 3, 10, 2013 NOTICE. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against decedent's estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. EVEN IF A CLAIM IS NOT BARRED BY THE LIMITATIONS DESCRIBED ABOVE, ALL CLAIMS WHICH HAVE NOT BEEN FILED WILL BE BARRED TWO YEARS AFTER DECEDENT'S DEATH. The date of death of the decedent is January 26, 2013. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 3, 2013. Personal Representative: SHERRY BEST 302 Schirmer Parkway Buchanan, MI 49107 Attorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD R. RHOADES, P.A. Florida Bar No.: 308714 Clifford R. Rhoades, P.A. 2141 Lakeview Drive Sebring, Floirda 33870 (863 service@crrpalaw.com cliff@crrpalaw.com April 3, 10, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-110 IN RE: ESTATE OF PHYLLIS JEAN MCNICOL, D eceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The name of the decedent, the designation of the court in which the administration of this estate is pending, and the file number are indicated above. The address of the court is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The name and address of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are indicated below. If you have been served with a copy of this notice and you have any claim against the decedent's estate, even if that claim is unmatured, contingent or unliquidated, you must file your claim with the court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF A DATE THAT IS 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER YOU RECEIVE A COPY OF THIS IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-95 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF LEWIS H. BECK Deceased. N OTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of LEWIS H. BECK, deceased, whose date of death was February 4, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 10, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Debra K. Beck 6900 Granada Blvd. Sebring, Florida 33872 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Pamela T. Karlson Florida Bar Number: 0017957 301 Dal Hall Boulevard Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: pam@karlsonlaw.com April 10, 17, 2013 Personal Representative: /s/ Robert John Faurot 7436 Edington Drive Warrenton, Virginia 20187 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Michael A. Rider MICHAEL A. RIDER Florida Bar Number: 175661 13 N Oak Avenue Lake Placid, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: marider@mariderlaw.com April 10, 17, 2013 1050L egals Classified ads get fast results CHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is c orrect. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comS EBRING It had the feel of that last big dress rehearsal before the opening of a Broadway show t rying hard for a great performance, but not overext ending or taking too many r isks. Which is sort of what you would expect in a non-district game between two teams with big district contests the next night as visiting Bartow topped the Blue Streaks 4-1 Monday night. ou want to win, but not cost yourself anything for the district game, Sebring head coach Buck Rapp said. The Yellow Jackets, 3-4 in District 7-7Aplay, are ina three-way tie for third with Lake Region and Lakeland, behind front-runners Haines City and George Jenkins and next faces Lake Region. The Streaks, 3-1 in District 9-6A, have locked up second place but still have a shot at a share of first with Winter Haven. They played the Blue Devils at home Tuesday night. Things started a little rocky for Sebring starter Keat Waldron Monday, as early lack of command allowed lead-off man Timmy Delph to reach on a walk. One out and a stolen base later, Riley Troutt sent a single to right to plate the first run of the game. But Waldron settled in and despite an error allowing another runner to reach, ended the inning soon after. The Blue Streak batters wasted little time in answering back as Brad Doty himself drew a walk to lead things off. Wyatt Johnson stayed patient as well of Bartow starter Daniel Till, and drew a base on balls as well. Cullen Lovett then jumped on a fastball and sent a liner to center to score Doty with the tying run, but three straight fly By NANCYARMOUR Associated PressA TLANTAThe last of the Louisville players to get the scissors, Kevin Ware stood in front of the basket as it was lowered to him. Grinning from ear to ear, he cut what remained of the net. s not about me, Ive never been that type of guy Ware said. These are my brothers. They got the job done. They always do. Ateam that found inspiration in Wares horrible broken leg wasnt about to let a little thing like an off night by its biggest star, Russ Smith, keep it from cutting down the nets. Luke Hancock made four straight 3-pointers in the first half, and Peyton Siva and Chane Behanan had monster second halves to lead the topseeded Cardinals to their third national title and first since 1986 on Monday night with an 82-76 victory over Michigan. Im so happy for our team, said Hancock, named the tournaments most outstanding player. Im so happy that multiple guys got to contribute on this great run. And every one of them was in on the celebration. Siva leaped off the floor to hug his family when the final buzzer sounded. Behanan picked up tw o cheerleaders and, with one in each arm, carried them to the m osh pit that quickly formed at center court. In the most touching m oment of all, Ware hobbled onto the court for the final seconds of the game. He had urged his teammates to just go win after his tibia snapped during the Midwest Regional final, and he made good on his promise to join them when they cut down the nets. Kevin Ware would do a nything to be out there. We were just all locked in for him, and also for ourselves and our coaching staff, said B ehanan, Wares best friend on the team. Kevin was a big part of this team, and to see him go down was devastating. It was a big motivator for us. Hancock finished with 22 points, including a perfect 5 for 5 from 3-point range. Siva had 14 of his 1 8 points in the second half, and Behanan had 11 of his 12 rebounds in the second half. Behanan also chipped in 15 points for Louisville (355), which finished the season on a 16-game winning streak. e beat a great basketball team probably because I have the 13 toughest guys I have SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Wednesday, April 10, 2013 N ASCAR This WeekB3 Courtesy photo Former Troy State University golfer Tommy Lovett Sr. was a featured guest on Sports Talk with Ed Lynch on Saturday, April 6. Sports Talk airs each Saturday, immediately following the Noon News on WWTK 730-AM. The Saturday, April 13 broadcase will feature FACA Hall of Fame members Gary Rapp and Ronnie Jackson as Ed celebrates his 1,500th show. Talking with Tommy MCTphoto L ouisvilles Kevin Ware holds the net after Louisville defeated Michigan, 82-76, in the NCAA Mens Basketball C hampionship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Monday night. Hancock and Siva lead Cardinals to title See NCAA, Page B4 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Ty Little put a good swing on this pitch, but Sebring had a tough time, totaling just three hits off four Bartow pitchers in Mondays 4-1 loss. Courtesy photo Many of the 32 pickleball competitors from Tanglewood, Sun N Lake, Sebring Village and Crystal Lake who met at Tanglewood on Monday,April 8, in a fun tournament. Special to the News-SunSEBRING As pickleball continues to grow here in Highlands County, local pickleball players are looking for more opportunities to test their skills, meet new players and learn new techniques. On Monday, April 8, the Tanglewood Pickleball Club invited players from Sebring Village, Sun N Lake and Crystal Lake to join in a fun gathering referred to as the Getting to Know You Gathering where all 32 players had a chance to play six games each. Six players from each of SunN Lake and Sebring Village Highlands County neighbors get together for Pickleball See BALL, Page B4 Blue Streaks stung by Yellow Jackets See SEBRING, Page B4 B y STEPHEN HAWKINS A ssociated PressARLINGTON, Texas Tampa Bay manager Joe Maddon knew it was ball four to Ben Zobrist, who was already headed toward first base. Even Texas Rangers closer Joe Nathan expected thatw ould be the call after his f ull-count pitch. Except plate umpire Marty Foster called a gameending third strike one he later admitted was wrong. Nathan mouthed Wow! when the strike was called to wrap up his 300th career save, which along with the Rangers5-4 victory stood despite Fosters postgame admission late Monday night. That kind of call cannot occur. I dont even want tos ay under those circums tances, Maddon said. The last inning, the last out of the game. Im not even going to go there. That call cant be made in a Major League Baseball game. The last pitch, a curveball, was low and outside. Zobrist put both hands on his helmet and took it off in disbelief while Maddon quickly came out and argued with the umpires for several minutes, even standing in front of them at the gatew here they exit the field. I saw the pitch and of course dont have the chance to do it again, Foster told a pool reporter after the game. But had I had a chance to do it again, I wouldnt call that pitch a strike. A.J. Pierzynski, the new Rangers catcher who was once traded for Nathan, said he heard Foster call strike, and went out to congratulate his teammate on becoming the 24th major leaguer with 300 saves. Did I draw it up like this f or my 300th (save But well take it, Nathan s aid. I knew I was throwing Umpire admits ending mistake See UMP, Page B4

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C M Y K Y MCA Flag FootballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis now taking registrations for our YMCA/Eagles Youth Flag Football Program for ages 5-14. We are also taking registrations for our C heerleading Program ages 5-16. Any questions please call 382-9622.Sottile TournamentL AKEPLACID The 7th annual LPAA/ Nick Sottile Memorial Golf T ournament will be held on Saturday, April 13, at the Placid Lakes Golf Course. T he tournament starts at 8 a.m. and includes refreshments, great prizes and a delicious lunch. The money raised in the tournament will go to the Lake Placid Athletic Association and a portion of the proceeds are donated to the Nick Sottile Memorial Scholarship fund. In addition to providing funding for youth sports, LPAAwill be breaking ground on a new a new weight training facility this spring. This is a joint effort between LPAAand the Highlands County School Board. The building will be located at the new track across from the high school. We hope that you will support us by becoming a sponsor, player or both. Your contribution will be acknowledged by signage at the tournament, and with most sponsorship levels, you will receive tickets for lunch where you can meet with your friends and business associates. We appreciate anything that you can do to assist our young athletes and budding players. The Lake Placid Athletic Association (LPAA) supports and promotes youth sports in Lake Placid. Our organization has no paid staff or overhead we are all volunteers and every dollar raised goes into sustaining our local teams and players. Sunrise Rotary GolfSEBRING 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. Format is a Four-person Scramble (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 Hole 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) and Alan Jay Automotive Network. Trophy sponsor is the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. Make checks payable to Sebring Sunrise Rotary, P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL33871. Please enter by Tuesday, May 28.S ebring High School a thletic postersSEBRING Chris Cook, Athletic Director of Sebring High School, wishest o inform the surrounding business community that he has authorized AllA merican Sports Posters to produce Sebring High Schools athletic posters. All-American Sports Posters will pr ovide terrific looking sports posters and will help the athletic department to raisem uch needed additional funding. All-American Sports Posters will be c ontacting 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. A s you are no doubt aware, there a r e many businesses that solicit via telephonea nd 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. N o other company has been authoriz ed to represent Sebring High School in thatw ay 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 (800Bowling for GradsL AKE PLACID Bowling for Grads will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 20. Cost $15 per person, or $40 for a tea m of four, (includes three games and shoes at Cozs Sports Bar amd Bowl, located at 800 U.S. 27 South in Lake Placid; phone number is 699-0925. This is a nine-pin no-tap bowling fundraiser, with 50/50s, raffles, sile nt auction, prizes and door prizes. Please send your information with check payable for number of entries, payable to Lake Placid Project Graduation and mail to: Project Graduation, P.O. Box 415, Lake Placid, FL33862 or leave at Cozs bowling desk or bring at time of event. The information needed is Name, contact phone number, number of bowlers x $15 = amount of check or Team of 4 = $40. If you have any questions, contact Donna Stanley at (863or Connie Miller at (863 Come out and support your Class of 2013 with a night of bowling, fun and prizes! Project Graduation is a celebration honoring the graduates the night of their graduation with a night of fun in a drugand alcohol-free environment. *The school is neither endorsing or sponsoring this event nor approving or endorsing the views of the organization sponsoring the event. The school does not require you to attend or participate in this event. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB x-New York5026.658 x-Brooklyn4432.5796 x-Boston4037.51910.5 Philadelphia3145.40819 Toronto2948.37721.5 Southeast Division WLPctGB z-Miami6016.789 x-Atlanta4236.53819 Washington2948.37731.5 Orlando1959.24442 Charlotte1859.23442.5 Central Division WLPctGB y-Indiana4829.623 x-Chicago4234.5535.5 x-Milwaukee3739.48710.5 Detroit2652.33322.5 Cleveland2452.31623.5WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB y-San Antonio5720.740 x-Memphis5225.6755 Houston4334.55814 Dallas3839.49419 New Orleans2750.35130 Northwest Division WLPctGB x-Oklahoma City5621.727 x-Denver5324.6883 Utah4137.52615.5 Portland3344.42923 Minnesota2947.38226.5 Pacific Division WLPctGB y-L.A. Clippers5126.662 Golden State4433.5717 L.A. Lakers4037.51911 Sacramento2750.35124 Phoenix2354.29928 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference ___ Saturdays Games Washington 104, Indiana 85 Brooklyn 105, Charlotte 96 Miami 106, Philadelphia 87 Minnesota 107, Detroit 101 San Antonio 99, Atlanta 97 Milwaukee 100, Toronto 83 Denver 132, Houston 114 Sundays Games New York 125, Oklahoma City 120 L.A. Clippers 109, L.A. Lakers 95 Memphis 89, Sacramento 87 Boston 107, Washington 96 Cleveland 91, Orlando 85 Detroit 99, Chicago 85 Utah 97, Golden State 90 New Orleans 95, Phoenix 92 Dallas 96, Portland 91 Mondays Games No games scheduled Tuesdays Games Cleveland at Indiana, late Washington at New York, late Philadelphia at Brooklyn, late Milwaukee at Miami, late Toronto at Chicago, late Phoenix at Houston, late Charlotte at Memphis, late Oklahoma City at Utah, late Minnesota at Golden State, late New Orleans at L.A. Lakers, late Wednesdays Games Detroit at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Atlanta at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Milwaukee at Orlando, 7 p.m. Miami at Washington, 7 p.m. Brooklyn at Boston, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas, 8:30 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Portland, 10 p.m. New Orleans at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Minnesota at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m. San Antonio at Denver, 10:30 p.m.EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Pittsburgh291005812795 N.Y. Rangers19164429694 N.Y. Islanders1916442113119 New Jersey1514104092106 Philadelphia1718337106118 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Montreal25855512091 Boston25945410881 Toronto2213448121109 Ottawa19136449485 Buffalo1617638105118 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington2017242117110 Winnipeg191924098120 Carolina162023499121 Tampa Bay1620234121114 Florida132063296132WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Chicago29546212883 St. Louis211424410698 Detroit191554399101 Columbus161673991104 Nashville151783896109 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver221165010595 Minnesota221424610397 Edmonton1616739101108 Calgary1420432102134 Colorado122252990124 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA Anaheim27855912399 Los Angeles221344811496 San Jose20117479894 Phoenix1716640105106 Dallas1817339104117 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot ___ Saturdays Games Winnipeg 4, Philadelphia 1 Chicago 1, Nashville 0Los Angeles 4, Edmonton 1 Montreal 2, Boston 1 Toronto 2, New Jersey 1 N.Y. Islanders 4, Tampa Bay 2 N.Y. Rangers 4, Carolina 1 Washington 4, Florida 3 Phoenix 4, Colorado 0 Vancouver 5, Calgary 2 Sundays Games Dallas 5, San Jose 4, SO Buffalo 3, New Jersey 2, SO Anaheim 4, Los Angeles 3, SO St. Louis 1, Detroit 0 Florida 2, Ottawa 1 Minnesota 3, Columbus 0 Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2 Chicago 5, Nashville 3 Mondays Games Boston 6, Carolina 2 Toronto 4, N.Y. Rangers 3 Calgary 3, Colorado 1 Vancouver 2, Phoenix 0 Anaheim 2, Edmonton 1 Tuesdays Games Philadelphia at N.Y. Islanders, late Pittsburgh at Carolina, late San Jose at Columbus, late Washington at Montreal, late Ottawa at Tampa Bay, late Buffalo at Winnipeg, late St. Louis at Nashville, late Chicago at Minnesota, late Los Angeles at Dallas, late Wednesdays Games Boston at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Rangers, 7:30 p.m. Vancouver at Calgary, 9:30 p.m. Phoenix at Edmonton, 9:30 p.m. Colorado at Anaheim, 10 p.m.A MERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston52.714 Baltimore34.4292 New York34.4292 Tampa Bay34.4292 Toronto24.3332.5 Central Division WLPctGB Chicago42.667 Kansas City43.571.5 Minnesota43.571.5 Detroit33.5001 Cleveland34.4291.5 West Division WLPctGB Oakland52.714 Texas52.714 Seattle44.5001.5 Los Angeles24.3332.5 Houston16.1434___Saturdays Games Toronto 5, Boston 0 Chicago White Sox 4, Seattle 3 L.A. Angels 8, Texas 4 Detroit 8, N.Y. Yankees 4 Philadelphia 4, Kansas City 3 Minnesota 6, Baltimore 5 Tampa Bay 6, Cleveland 0 Oakland 6, Houston 3 Sundays Games N.Y. Yankees 7, Detroit 0 Boston 13, Toronto 0 Kansas City 9, Philadelphia 8 Minnesota 4, Baltimore 3 Cleveland 13, Tampa Bay 0 Oakland 9, Houston 3 Chicago White Sox 4, Seattle 3, 10 innings Texas 7, L.A. Angels 3 Mondays Games Boston 3, Baltimore 1 N.Y. Yankees 11, Cleveland 6 Kansas City 3, Minnesota 1 Texas 5, Tampa Bay 4 Seattle 3, Houston 0 Tuesdays Games Toronto at Detroit, late Chicago White Sox at Washington, late N.Y. Yankees at Cleveland, late Tampa Bay at Texas, late Minnesota at Kansas City, late Oakland at L.A. Angels, late Houston at Seattle, late Wednesdays Games Toronto (Buehrle 0-0 (Porcello 0-1), 1:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (M.Moore 1-0exas (D.Holland 0-0 Chicago White Sox (Floyd 0-1 Washington (Zimmermann 1-0 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Nova 0-1 (Myers 0-1 Baltimore (Arrieta 0-0 (Dempster 0-1 Minnesota (Hendriks 0-0 City (W.Davis 0-0), 8:10 p.m. Oakland (Milone 1-0 (Blanton 0-1 Houston (Peacock 0-1 (Beavan 0-0NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta61.857 New York52.7141 Washington42.6671.5 Philadelphia25.2864 Miami16.1435 Central Division WLPctGB Cincinnati52.714 St. Louis34.4292 Chicago25.2863 Milwaukee25.2863 Pittsburgh25.2863 West Division WLPctGB Arizona52.714 Colorado52.714 Los Angeles42.667.5 San Francisco43.5711 San Diego15.1673.5 ___ Saturdays Games N.Y. Mets 7, Miami 3 Washington 7, Cincinnati 6, 11 innings St. Louis 6, San Francisco 3 Philadelphia 4, Kansas City 3 Arizona 9, Milwaukee 2 Atlanta 6, Chicago Cubs 5 Colorado 6, San Diego 3 L.A. Dodgers 1, Pittsburgh 0 Sundays Games N.Y. Mets 4, Miami 3 Cincinnati 6, Washington 3 Atlanta 5, Chicago Cubs 1 Kansas City 9, Philadelphia 8 Arizona 8, Milwaukee 7, 11 innings L.A. Dodgers 6, Pittsburgh 2 Colorado 9, San Diego 1 St. Louis 14, San Francisco 3 Mondays Games Milwaukee 7, Chicago Cubs 4 Cincinnati 13, St. Louis 4 N.Y. Mets 7, Philadelphia 2 Atlanta 2, Miami 0 Pittsburgh 5, Arizona 3 San Francisco 4, Colorado 2 Tuesdays Games L.A. Dodgers at San Diego, late Chicago White Sox at Washington, late N.Y. Mets at Philadelphia, late Atlanta at Miami, late Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, late Cincinnati at St. Louis, late Pittsburgh at Arizona, late Colorado at San Francisco, late Wednesdays Games Cincinnati (H.Bailey 1-0 (Westbrook 0-1), 1:45 p.m. Pittsburgh (J.Sanchez 0-1 (Miley 1-0 Colorado (Francis 1-0 (Zito 1-0 Chicago White Sox (Floyd 0-1 Washington (Zimmermann 1-0 p.m. N.Y. Mets (Hefner 0-1 (K.Kendrick 0-1 Atlanta (Minor 1-0) at Miami (Sanabia 1-0), 7:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Lohse 0-0 (Feldman 0-1 L.A. Dodgers (Billingsley 0-0 Diego (Stults 1-0BASEBALLAmerican League HOUSTON ASTROSPlaced RHP Josh Fields on the 15-day DL, retroactive to April 4. Recalled RHP Paul Clemens from Oklahoma City (PCL TEXAS RANGERSAcquired C Robinson Chirinos from Tampa Bay for a player to be named later or cash considerations. TORONTO BLUE JAYSClaimed 1B Mauro Gomez off waivers from Boston and optioned him to Buffalo (IL National League MILWAUKEE BREWERSPlaced LHP Chris Narveson on the 15-day DL. ST. LOUIS CARDINALSActivated 3B David Freese from the 15-day DL. Optioned INF Ryan Jackson to Memphis (PCLFOOTBALLNational Football League ARIZONA CARDINALSSigned P Will Batson. BUFFALO BILLSSigned QB Kevin Kolb to a two-year contract. CLEVELAND BROWNSSigned WR David Nelson to a one-year contract. DENVER BRONCOSAnnounced RB Lance Ball signed his tender. DETROIT LIONSReleased WR Brian Robiskie. NEW ORLEANS SAINTSAgreed to terms with S Jim Leonhard on a oneyear contract. NEW YORK JETSAnnounced TE Jeff Cumberland signed his one-year tender offer. OAKLAND RAIDERSWaived T Jason Slowey. SAN DIEGO CHARGERSAgreed to terms with WR Deon Butler and CB Cornelius Brown on one-year contracts and WR Dan DePalma on a two-year contract. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid THURSDAY: Baseball at Avon Park,7 p.m.; Softball at Moore Haven,7 p.m.; Track at District Meet,Frostproof,Noon MONDAY: Softball at District Tournament,Mulberry,TBD TUESDAY: Softball at District Tournament,Mulberry,TBD Sebring THURSDAY: Softball vs.Frostproof,5:30/7:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at Lake Gibson,7 p.m.; Softball vs.Okeechobee,6 p.m. SATURDAY: Track at Lake Mary Invite,9 a.m. MONDAY: Softball at District Tournament,Winter Haven,TBD SFSC T ODAY: Baseball vs.Polk State,6 p.m. THURSDAY: Softball vs.St.Petersburg,5 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at Polk State,6 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball vs.Polk State,1 p.m. Avon Park THURSDAY: Baseball vs.Lake Placid,7 p.m.; JV Baseball at Ft.Meade,6 p.m.; Track at District Meet,Frostproof,Noon F RIDAY: Softball at Booker,6 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Booker,4 p.m.; Softball at District Tournament,Mulberry,TBD 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 T TH H U U R R S S D D A A Y Y 1 1 1 1 p p . m m . 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C M Y K Page B4News-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013w ww.newssun.com UNIVERSAL CENTER OF NATURAL MA; 3.639"; 5"; Black; 4/10/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 7 7 3 3 Special to the News-SunSaturday, April 13 ADay Hike in celebration of Earth Day which is April 22 at Arbuckle Wildlife Management Area (WMA Arbuckle Wildlife Management Area (WMA consists of 13,531 acres east of Avon Park in Polk County,5 miles south of Frostproof. Part of the Lake Wales Ridge State Forest, this area was purchased to protect numerous rare and endangered plants and animals. Arbuckle occupies a high ridge of ancient sand dunes and contains fast disappearing pine and oak scrub, home to Florida scrub-jays and gopher tortoises. Arbuckle WMAis part of the Great Florida Birding Trail. Scrub-jays inhabit the oak scrub along the road into the area. Short-tailed hawks may be observed on the Paula Dockery Trail, and at Lake Arbuckle are wading birds, bald eagles, limpkins and ospreys. Bring sturdy walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, lunch, and dress in layers for comfort against cold weather that may warm as the day progresses. Contact David Waldrop at 863-605-3587, or email david_lwfl@yahoo.com for meet-up time and other details. Wednesday, April 17 ADay Hike of approximately 6 miles at the Tenoroc Fish Management Area in Lakeland. Meet at the Office at park entrance. This former phosphate mining area consists of lakes, marshes, grasslands and wooded hills, and is an important refuge for wildlife. Bring water, snacks sun protection, and wear good shoes, no flip flops. Contact Monika Hoerl at 863-858-3106 for meet-up time and other details. Saturday and Sunday, April 20-21 Trail Maintenance (come for the day or primitive camp overnight) at the KICCO Wildlife Management Area off SR 60, east of Lake Wales. Meet at entrance to Westgate River Ranch Resort on right when traveling east. Bring Hiking shoes, brimmed hat, water, snacks, lunch, sun and insect protection, and camping gear if camping. Contact David Waldrop at 863-605-3587, or email: david_lwfl@yahoo.com for meet-up time and other details. Sunday, April 21 Nature Walk at the Circle B Bar Preserve, SR 540 (Winter Lake Rd.), Lakeland An approximately 3-mile walk to view birds and other wildlife at this scenic wildlife preserve which is home to an oak hammock, freshwater marsh, hardwood swamp and lake shore, a tremendous bird population, including a variety of wading birds, waterfowl, ospreys and bald eagles. Alligators inhabit Lake Hancock and may be observed from a distance. Pets are not allowed. Bring Walking or hiking shoes, water, snacks, sun and insect protection. Contact Liane Plumhoff 646-2398 or lplum@verizon.net Saturday, April 27 Day Hike, approximately 6 miles at the Tenoroc Fish Management Area in Lakeland. Meet at the Picnic Lake pavilion parking area. This former phosphate mining area consists of lakes, marshes, grasslands and wooded hills, and is an important refuge for wildlife. Bring water, snacks sun protection, and wear good shoes, no flip flops. Contact Monika Hoerl at 858-3106 for meet-up time. FTA Heartland Chapter April Activities ever coached, said Rick Pitino, who became the first coach to win titles with two different schools hours after h e was elected to the Naismith Hall of Fame. Pitino, who sets the fashion trend among college coaches with his designer suits, now has to get a tattoo after promising his team early in the year hed get inked if they won the title. I think that was our biggest motivating, getting coach Pa tattoo, Siva said. Louisville wasnt exactly d eep before Ware snapped his tibia in the Midwest Regional final, and Pitino candidly said his absence was going toc ause problems for the Cardinals. H aving Smith revert to his wild and Russdiculous w ays after being so brilliant in the first five games of the t ournament didnt help matters. Smith began the night 1 of 10, and finished with nine points on 3-of-16 shooting. It was his worst performance since the Big East title game, and well below the 25 points hed averaged in the first five games of the tournament. Russ was taking the same shots he normally takes, they just werent falling, Siva said. Tonight just wasnt his night. But adversity means nothing to the Cardinals. Wares horrific injury his bone protruded through the skin would have left most teams reeling. But he became their inspiration instead, urging his teammates to just go win the game to get to the Final Four, then accompanying his teammates to his hometown of Atlanta just three days later. And while his absence left Louisville short-handed, dont underestimate the emotional lift he provided. The Cardinals even tweaked their warm-up Tshirts to read Ri5e to the Occasion, with Wares No. 5 on the back. Ive never seen such affection, such spontaneous emotion, Pitino said. I look back on it and say, man, that was really, really special. This was the seventh time this year the Cardinals have come back from nine points or more to win, with three of those coming in the last seven games. Someone always steps up, and it wasnt going to be any different when the stakes were at their highest. e needed a rally and weve been doing it for a couple of games straight, being down, Hancock said. e just had to wait and make our run. With the Cardinals trailing by 12 the same deficit they faced against Wichita State on Saturday night late in the first half, Hancock made one, two, three and then a fourth 3-pointer. As his hand hung in the air after the last one, the Georgia Dome shook with cheers of LUUUUUUKE! for the guy who is so respected by his teammates he was made a team captain before he was eligible to play his first game for Louisville. Siva fed Montrezl Harrell for a monster dunk and, just like that, Louisville had a 3736 lead just before the half. Michigan pulled within 5452 with 12:07 to play on a deep, deep 3 by APPlayer of the Year Trey Burke, who sat most of the first half after picking up two quick fouls. But then, Siva and Behanan simply took over. The Cardinals had three players with three fouls Hancock and Siva, included and fears about their shortened rotation had made them cautious in Saturday nights national semifinal. This time, however, it seemed to fire them up. The 6-foot Siva looked about 6 inches taller as he scooped up a rebound took it all the way in for a layup, the first of three straight baskets. Behanan seemed to be everywhere under the basket, grabbing one rebound after another. Louisville outrebounded 32-27, including 20-10 in the second half. Gorgui Dieng may have had a quiet night offensively he had eight points but he knocked down a short jumper to extend the lead to 65-61. Siva then scored on a backdoor dunk to make it 67-62 with 6:25 left, and the game was all but over. s a one-time thing in life, Behanan said. You never know if youll get this opportunity again, so we just left everything on the court. Continued from B1 MCTphoto C hane Behanan (21dinals puts up a shot in the lane against Michigan in the second half of the NCAA Mens Basketball Championship at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta Monday. NCAA title goes back to Louisville plus a single competitor from Crystal Lake competed with 19 of Tanglewoods picklers. In the first half of the tournament, there was a mens doubles and a ladies doubles competition. The second half of the day was mixed doubles play. Players of all ages and all ability levels met and were paired randomly for each game. Pickleball games are generally played to a fixed total of 11, 15 or 21 points. To keep this event moving along smoothly, and to ensure every player had equal playing time, all games were 15 minutes in length. At the end of the day, the leading point getter amongst the women was Barb Taylor of Crystal Lake with 102. In second place was Cheryl McCullough of Tanglewood who racked up 76 points. Tanglewoods Betty Dodge amassed 75 points during the day to finish in third. The mens top point man was Tom Stadler of Tanglewood with 90. In second was John Prentice from Sebring Village with 77 points. Coming in third, with 72 points, was Tanglewoods Bob Dunston. Continued from B1 Ball tourney brings Picklers together ball outs would keep it at 11 after one. T he Jackets added two more in the second when, with one out, Matt Martin singled to right, moved to second when Hunter Harrison was hit by a pitch, and then to third on a Delph s ingle to left. Waldron then got a grounder to short for a p otential inning-ending double play, but the relay to first wasnt quite in time, allowing Martin to score the go-ahead run. Then, with a stolen base attempt, the throw got away a nd Bartows third run of the night came in for a 3-1 l ead. Sebring would have a batter reach base in each of the next three innings, but couldnt bring any of them around as the Jackets brought in a new reliever every two innings in order to save arms. s doing a 2, 2, 2 and 1, Rapp explained of the innings for each pitcher format being utilized. A game like this, you dont want to work anyone too long and lose them for a district game. The Jackets added their f inal run in the third, with singles by Joey Starling and Jared Schley being followed by a base knock from Gavin Murphy. Murphy, apparently expecting Starling and Schley to take an extrab ase, soon found himself caught between first and second. But while he was tagged out in the ensuing, short rundown, Starling was ab le to find the moment to break for the plate and slide in safely. Waldron had reached his pitch count by the end of the third and southpaw Joey Staffieri came on and worked a scoreless fourth and fifth, but ran into a little trouble in the sixth with a walk and an error putting two on with nobody out. Left-hander Garrett M artinez came on in relief a nd, despite allowing a bloop single to Caleb Williams to load the bases, got out of the jam with a strikeout and fly to center. Sebrings best chance to get back into it came in the bottom of the sixth, when G arrett DeRoss lead off with a single to right. Jimmy Peck followed with a deep fly ball, but hit it to the deepest part of the yard, for a long out to center. Ty Little followed with a walk, and on a wild pitch, the Streaks had runners on second and third with the one out. But reliever Williams, m uch like Martinez in the top half of the inning, struck out the next batter and got a fly ball to retiret he side. And that was, essentially, t he last hurrah, as a onetwo-three seventh ended it w ith the 4-1 Bartow win. But there were no i njuries, the arms are fresh and the team was ready to open the show Tuesday night against Winter Haven. See Fridays News-Sun for a recap of the big district contest. Continued from B1 Sebring bested by Bartow it there. The fact is I thought it was ball four. I thought he might offer at it. When he didt, my mindset went more to concentrate on what weve got to do with (Evan Longoria now. I think I might have been the last guy on the field to realize the game was over After the Rays scored twice in the eighth off two relievers, Nathan came on to start the ninth. The 38-year-old right-hander allowed a two-out RBI single to Sean Rodriguez, who was still on base with Longoria (3 for 3 with a walk on deck when strike three was called. Umpires make mistakes j ust like players do. It was a t ough time to have a bad call, Zobrist said. I hope it doesnt ending up costing us playoffs in the end. I know its the first week of the season. But every win is important and we might have had a chance to win that one. Everybody makes mistakes. What are you going to do? Start fresh on Tuesday in the second game of the threegame set, the only time the teams play until mid-S eptember. Foster said Maddon was very professional. He was frustrated and I understand, Foster said. He acted probably the best he can under that situation. Umpire crew chief Tim Welke indicated that he didnt foresee a scenario in which Maddon would be disciplined. Maddon said he saw it clearly when it happened, but looked at a replay afterw ard to reaffirm what Id seen. Again, it just cant happen in a Major League Baseball game. Continued from B1 Ump gets call wrong, ends Rays rally

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 10, 2013Page B5 LAMPE & KEIFFER; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; 4/10/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 7 7 7 7 QuinnAir Force Airman Jerquez L. Quinn graduated from b asic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. T he airman completed an i ntensive,eight-week program that included trainingi n military discipline and studies,Air Force core valu es,physical fitness,and b asic warfare principles and s kills. A irmen who complete basic training earn four credi ts toward an associate in applied science degree t hrough the Community College of the Air Force. Q uinn is the son of Paula Quinn of Lake Placid. He is a 2012 graduate of Lake P lacid High School.RodriguezA rmy Pfc. Ebony T. Rodriguez has graduated f rom basic combat training at Fort Jackson,Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training,the soldier studied the Army mission,history,t radition and core values, physical fitness,and r eceived instruction and practice in basic combat skills,military weapons,c hemical warfare and bayonet training,drill and cerem ony,marching,rifle marksmanship,armed and unarmed combat,map reading,field tactics,military courtesy,military justices ystem,basic first aid,foot marches,and field training e xercises. Rodriguez is the daughter of Minerva Montanez and stepdaughtero f Tirsa Otero,both of Avon Park. She is a 2012 graduate o f Avon Park High School. Quinn Military News S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING Jane Catherine Jones known as Janie,or Miss Janeto the staff and residents of theK enilworth Rehabilitation and Care Center celebrated her 104th birthday on April 7 with a party at Kenilworth Care Center. M rs. Jones was born Jane C atherine Farmer on April 8, 1909 in Owensboro,Ky. The Farmer family moved to Punta Gorda in 1920 and came to Sebring a year later. M rs. Jones married Del Preston Jones in 1929 and resided on U.S. 98 in Old DeSoto City for many years. They had been married 65y ears at the time of his death. M rs. Jones is a member of First United Methodist Church of Avon Park. Janie was a doll collector and a founding member of t he Sebring Doll Club. She is fond of plants and her yard contains exotic specimens, including African Tulip Trees a nd a Rangoon Creeper Vine. Sebring resident turns 104 Desi McIntyreCandice and Derek McIntyre of S ebring announce the birth of a daughter,Desi Mae,at 7:18 p.m. on March 22,2013 at Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center,Sebring. Desi weighed 7 pounds,13 ounces a nd measured 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Teri and Bill Segert of Sebring,and Howard and Alice Wells of Lake Wales. Paternal grandparents are Donnie and Sheila McIntyre of Avon Park. C ELEBRATIONSGUIDELINES: The N ews-Sunpublishes announcements about births,engagements,weddings and anniversaries on Wednesdays. Anniversaries are accepted starting at the 50th and then in five-year incriments. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stampede nvelope. Forms are available at the N ews-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdas paper. Submit items to the N ews-Sunf rom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring, FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. B irths CELEBRATIONS FRIENDS& NEIGHBORS LAKE PLACID We w ere entertained this morning by nine bright-eyed children from Redlands C hristian Migrant Association School. It was a p leasure to see and hear the children sing and do hand actions. Brenda Knoche, from Tropical Harbor NuHope ladies,presented the director,Margareta Ojeda, with a check,which she was pleased to receive. M onday morning coffee was made and hosted by Jim a nd Nella TenBroeke. Peggy Sue Teague was the emcee of the meeting. Peggy Sue introduced our manager,Jodi S usco,and gave us a run down on the park,the pools, the street signs and the peop le. Peggy Sue read the n ames of the birthdays this week but only Mark Heike and Bonnie Ilg were present. We sang the birthday song to them with the help of Ruth A nn Walls playing the piano. Our Sunshine person read our illness report. Judith Muise and George Kelleher are in the hospital. Our sympathy goes to ElaineW iseman in the death of her h usband,Darrell Wiseman. The carry-in dinner for March had an attendance of 46 people. Marilyn Cromers aid grace. The people were so congenial and really enjoyed this meal with a fest ive attitude. M ary Pelfrey spoke on the eight-day Caribbean cruise for Jan. 25 through Feb. 2, 2014. The cruise will bel eaving from Tropical Harbor to Fort Lauderdale. The Ports of Call will be Grand Turks,San Juan,St.T homas and St. Maarten. If i nterested,call Mary at (859 803-7118. All reservations should be made by Friday,A pril 26,2013. The clubhouse was recently filled with residents this morning for the coffee. So many will be leaving withint he week,but we hope that they come back in the fall. It was good to see new residents listed in our Tropical Tropics:Patsy Moody,B eauregard Street,from Ohio; William and Faith Finnigan,Belle Tower Street,from New York; Gene and Jill Tomel,BeauchampS treet,from North Carolina; and Pete Block,Bearwoods, from Lake Placid. The book club,Harbor L ites,will be having their l ast meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday,April 11 at Paula Bannisters home. The dis-c ussion will be on the book, The Devil in the White City.We will receive ours ummer reading list. Sunday,April 14 is the M ilitary Soup and Sandwich dinner at 5 p.m. There will b e reuben sandwiches and homemade soups. The blood mobile will be h ere after the coffee Monday,April 15. Donate if y ou can. On Friday,April 16 is the Ladies Lunch Out atM ichaels at Spring Lake Golf Resort. Hosting are P aula Bannister and Doris True. Remember the little birdhouses they gave us last year? Well,our orders weret o decorate them. Now they are asking us to bring them b ack,decorated! Theywill give a prize for the best deco rated one. The striding Mustangs w ill have their lunch at 11:30 a.m. Friday,April 16. They w ill be going to the Caddyshack Bar & Grill in Sebring. Derek Willeke ism aking the arrangements and is hosting the lunch. T he Red Hatters are going to Venus,to the Archbold Biological Station on Saturday,April 12. After this outing,we will be going tot he Moose Club for lunch. GiveArlene Dammer the $7 for the lunch. Nu-Hope is back with the S unday afternoon movie matinee at 3 p.m. April 21. The movie will be The Blind Sidewith Sandra B ullock,which is based on a true story. Remember we Nu-Hope ladies always serve cake and coffee before the m ovie. We do appreciate it if you donate to Elder Care Service in our area. The ladies coffee,April 2, w as taken care of by Marilyn Cromer. She led the meeting and reviewed the activities coming up. They also discussed the homeowners meeting that took place the night before. Paula Bannister will be turning in $5,500 to the Relay for Life from Tropical Harbor Estates. She a lso thanked all the people t hat in any way helped this cause to excel. Carol Noelt hanked all the people that h elped her at the Lake Placid Health Care Center on Saturdays. She also hoped that others would volunteer t o take their place and help. We have the most trim, t oned and agile gals in this park. These sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays started before Christmas and t he class time has increased. When I come down to the clubhouse at 8:30 a.m.,they are already exercising. I then join in on the second session and also do the third where w e run one mile in 18 minutes while doing exercises. T hen the gals go on and do a fourth session. On Tuesdays, they do Tai Chi at 10 a.m., with Pamela Jay Paralikis. In the summer we have pool noodle exercise. There just isnt any reason for someone not keeping in shape in this park unless physically handicapped. In regard to exercise:The o lder you get,the harder it gets and the more you needi t. T ropical Harbor Estates By Arlene Clouston Courtesy photo The South Florida State College Foundations Take Stock in Children program recently took 39 students from five local high schools on a tour of Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers. The students experienced the college atmosphere on a walking tour and learned about admissions, housing, courses of study, athletics, clubs, and other opportunities. They also heard about FGCU from a 2012 Take Stock in Children graduate. As a highlight of their visit, students watched local media covering FGCUs basketball team, which was in the National Collegiate Athletic Associations (NCAAound of 16. Take Stock in Children scholars receive a two-year college tuition scholarship in return for completing high school and staying drugand crime-free. Take Stock in Children students make trip By LINDSEY TANNER AP Medical WriterCHICAGO Constantly beeping alarms from devices that monitor the vital signs of the critically ill have desensitizedhospital workers who sometimes ignore the noise, leading to at least two dozen deaths a year on average,a hospital accrediting group said Monday. And these cases are probably vastly underreported,said the Joint Commission in an alert to hospitals calling attention to the problem. The beeping devices include those that measure blood pressure and heart rate among other things. Some beep when theres an emergency,and some beep when there not working. That can lead to noise fatigue and the delay in treating a patient can endanger lives,the accreditation commission says. Complicating the situation is the abundance of technology,with no standardization for what the beeps mean,said Dr. Ana McKee,the commissions executive vice president and chief medical officer. The commissions estimate of possible deaths related to the problem is considerably lower than the reports it found in a U.S. Food and drug Administration database. The FDA lists more than 500 deaths potentially linked with hospital alarms between January 2005 and June 2010. But that includes mandatory reports of malfunctions and in some cases the connection to a death is only tenuous. The commissions own database reports 80 deaths and 13 severe injuries between January 2009 and June 2012. Hospitals voluntarily report these to the commission,which reviews them and in these cases determined there was a clear connection to the device,said McKee. There likely are far more problems than have been reported,partly because ignoring or misinterpreting an alarm may have set off a chain of events that led to an injury or death,she explained. Hospital group says alarm fatigue can be deadly

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C M Y K Associated Press On the heels of Eric Churchs first million-sellinga lbum,Chief,and after achieving his first pair of No. 1 hits in the last two years, the country music rebel takes the unusual step of releasinga 17-song concert album, Caught in the Act.The move points out that Church is selling out arenas not on the number of top hits he has,b ut on his reputation as a macho guy who likes to party and put on an exciting live show. I like my country rocking,Church sings in How Bout You?as Jeff Ceases inventive hard-rock guitar s olo ricochets off the pounding drums of bandmate Craig Wright. Producer Jay Joycep ushes Churchs voice up in the mix,and the singers i nteraction with the crowd is emphasized throughout. Church constantly encourages his rowdy audience, exhorting them to bellow thec horus of Drink in My Handand Jack Daniels. E ven when he plays a solo acoustic version of Sinners Like Me,he tells everyone, Its just going to be us,so sing loud. A ltogether,Caught in the Actpresents a much more engaging showcase forC hurchs songs than a dry collection of top hits would have.Paisley has a winner with WheelhouseThe title of Brad Paisles new album,Wheelhouse, could imply the countrym usic star is sticking with what he does best. Indeed, the 17-song album the first in which hes listed as sole producer presents several songs extending his reputation for clever,sometimes comic,twists on love( Death of a Married Man), modern life (Beat This Summer) and sentimental romanticism (I Cant Change the World). B ut Paisley also has a history of taking chances,and thats never been truer than on his new album. The song Accidental Racistopensw ith a guy being confronted by a Starbucks clerk for wearing a Lynyrd Skynyrd shirt that features a Confederate flag. The lyrics go on to explore the tensionb etween Southern pride and Southern blame,complete w ith a rap break by LL Cool J. Southern Comfort Zone similarly confronts the regionalism that leads some Southerners and manyc urrent country singers to boast about life in the rural South. Paisley loves where hes from,he sings,but acknowledges that seeing thew orld has opened his mind to the perspective of others in a positive way. Yes,Paisley knows what he does well. But Wheelhouseproves hes not content with playing it safe. Page B6News-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013www.newssun.com PUBLIX-National Newspaper Plac; 3.639"; 16"; Black plus three; process, 98634 publix liquor; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 7 7 4 4 ST. CATHERINE SCHOOL; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 4/5,7; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 3 3 5 5 CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS MUSICREVIEWS News-Sun photo by BRIANA WASHINGTON Avon Park High School JROTC has a new comm ander. Cadet Major Josh Gaidos (far right c ommand from Cadet Colonel Kathy Norman (second from left) during a recent ceremony. Taking part were the new commanders sister, Cadet 1st Lieutenant Rachel Gaidos, w ho also served as Guidon Bearer, and J ROTC instructor Major James Galloway. Avon Park JROTChas n ew commander Courtesy photo Sebring Elks 1529 initiated four new members for the month of March 2013 Chuck Slupe (from left), Wilma Musselman, Janice Garrison, and Mark Wilkinson. New Sebring Elks Elks of the Month Courtesy photo S ebring Elks 1529 announces the selectionof Dan Negron as Elk of The Month for April 2013. Negrons help includes the hall rental advertisingin the communityandhis othervolunteering effortse. Courtesy photo Lake Placid Elks Lady Elk of the Month for April is Sally Kinsey. Lady president three times, historian, BPOE chaplain, volunteers at the Hoop Shoot, bingo, Friday night fish fry, Monday night hamburgers, and so on. Courtesy photo Marge Holbrookis Lake Placid ElksPast Lady president, current BPOE officer and one of the most tireless members in the lodge.She is the March Lady Elk of the Month. Church is rocking on live album Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 10, 2013Page B7 health page; 11.25"; 16"; Black plus three; process, health page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 3 3 9 9 9 9 kokomo; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, kokomo; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 1 1 9 9 N ews-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS A crew from the Sebring Fire Department started their day off with a good deed Saturday m orning at the News-Sun in Sebring. Highlands Countys oldest newspaper needed some assistance fixing a flag pole and the fire department volunteered to help. According to firef ighter/EMT David Avila, the department frequently helps local businesses or organizations. Just call the station and ask for help, Avila said. S ebring firefighters help fix flagpole

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 7 7 8 8 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Nam I mmel,community liaison for Comfort Keepers,was t he speaker at the Lake Placid Noon Rotary Clubs meeting on April 4. Comfort K eepers is a non-medical inhome care service. Comfort Keepers focuses on the whole person and they keep individuals activea nd engaged in life. It is called interactive care giving and it focuses on four areas of care that are essential to maintaining senior health and independence:seniorm ind,body,nutrition and safety. E veryone selects in-home care for different reasons. The keys are to recognize w hen to introduce care and how to select the right care provider. Comfort Keepers can provide personal services from bathing,grooming,m obility assistance,feeding, dementia care and medication reminders. They offer companionship services from meal preparation,laundry,light housekeeping,grocery shopping, running errands and grooming guidance. The minimum number of hours start at three hours and go all the way up to 24-hour care. C omfort Keepers serves Highlands,Hardee,Lake and Polk countie. For more information,email nanimm el@comfortkeepers.com or call 385-9100. C ourtesy photo David Smith, director of Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club and administrator of the Lake Placid Health Care Center, joins Autumn Egan (rightesident Lake Placid Noon Rotary Club and clinical liaison for Cornerstone Hospice, to introduce Nan I mmel, community liaison for Comfort Keepers, as the clubs guest speaker. Rotary Club learns about Comfort Keepers Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Seven Lake Placid Garden Club members and two guests enjoyed a two-hour comprehensive guided tour of the Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Fort Pierce on Feb. 21. Tour guide Lillian Aquisae escorted the members to the Home of The James J. Smith Bonsai Gallery and Bonsai Pavilion,the largest public tropical bonsai collection in the United States. She introduced bonsai curator Patrick Giacobbe, who described and explained the trees. The members were then escorted to other parts of the gardens. The March13 meeting was called to order by president Alice Stahr. She welcomed 35 members and two guests,Marilyn Glasson and Shirley Guist. After a short meeting,the program, Having Fun With Flower Arranging,was presented by member Luise Andrea. She talked about the different arrangements, forms and had several examples of designs in making flower arrangements. The members enjoyed making their own arrangements and had a masterpiece to take home. Lake Placid Garden Club meets every second Wednesday at the Lake Placid Womans Club from September through May. For more information,call Andrea at 465-6106. Lake Placid Garden Club tours botanical gardens Courtesy photo Lake Placid Garden Club members enjoy a guided tour of the Heathcote Botanical Gardens in Fort Pierce. TOPS FL Club 487SEBRING The meeting was called to order by leader Judy Phillips,with 19 TOPS and eight KOPS giving theirp ledges. Yes-yess now include our body hears everything our mind says,to say thin. The 25-cent contest had 12w inners,each receiving 50 cents. The 10-cent contest was won by Faye Shumate, who received $2.50. Tammy Sweezey removed t he final layer of wrapping paper,finding a bird feederhouse. The mystery gift is now with Leslie Manschue; three more weeks and she can open it. T he new weight recorder has requested that all memb ers wear their name badges,to help learn all of the names. The current con-t est winners are:first place, Shirley Slabaugh; second p lace,Carol DArmitt; and third place is Bette Gilette. The weight recorder reported that for the month of March the club lost 27.25p ounds and gained 27.25 pounds. The current weekly r eport was a loss of 13.5 pounds,a gain of 16.25 pounds,for a net gain of 2.75 pounds. The best loser of the week was Kathy LaJiness. F aye Shumate was in charge of the program of the week,entitled PPPPP Proper Preparation Prevents Poor Performance. Shep assed out a list that had t empting food,its triggers and a list of alternative ideas to do instead of eating something on the list. TOPS 487 meets on Wednesday at Whispering Pines Baptist Church at 9 a.m. to start the weigh-in,w ith the meeting to follow. F or more information about t he meeting,call 382-7716 or 283-3255.TOPS FL Club 632LAKE PLACID Before the meeting started members had about 10 minutes of chair exercises led by Joan Dunn. Judy OBoyles premeeting talk was about thei mportance of keeping a food journal and how she was successful by writing down everything she ate. She was this weeks best loser. Ethel Emanuel led a song, No More Eatsa Little Pizza. Karen Goodwin gave the weeks roll call and also th e March report. The best loserf or last month was Lori Roulette. Bernice Lambert and Marilou Lilja had a 10pound loss in March,and Faye Nutt and Jean Ottowayr enewed their membership at a lower weight than last year. Beverly Dittmar,a oneyear KOPS,stayed in her leeway. T wo new members joined, Christina Wells and Debra Vought. The program was given by Barbara Huff on exchanges. Yes Yeses for this week a re cauliflower and chicken. The no-no is pizza. T here were some April Fool jokes played,but when the fun settled downO Boyle and the new officers conducted a great meeti ng. The club meets every Monday at the Womans Clubhouse on Main Street in Lake Placid. Weigh in isb etween 3-3:45 p.m. with the meeting starting at 4 p.m. F or more information,call 260-0832. CLUBS& ORGANIZATIONS Snapshots Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Community awards were presented at the Lake Placid Elks Lodge on March 23 by John Donley,community chairperson. Donley opened the presentation with Kassandra Lorenzo,firstplace winner at Lake Placid Elementary School,reading her essay of What Does the National Anthem Mean to Me. Kasandra received a standing ovation for her excellence as an upcoming future adult. The opening award was given to Officer Stewart Troutman,Lake Placid Policeman of the Year. Troutmans childhood years drew him toward being a police officer by watching TV programs such as Andy Griffith. Troutman has been a resident of Highlands County since 1999 and has a degree in Criminal Justice. He said,Being a police officer is very gratifying and Im priveleged to work for a great department in the town of Lake Placid. Brett Hogan was named the 2013 Firefighter of the Year. By the age of 8 he road his bike to the fire department and now continues to display exemplinary dedication as a firefighter for the Lake Placid area. He has received 14 various certificates and licenses pertaining to firefighting and paramedics. Citizen of the Year awardee Eddie Mae Henderson also has been presented as the most interesting person in the Lake Placid community. Henderson depicts all meanings of the words loving, charitable,and compassionate. She heads up a program of sharing and caring that reaches out to the community with those in need. She has been providing food,clothes and toys to those in need since 1980. City Employee of the Year is Gary Freeman,the utility director for Lake Placid since 2002. Freeman has years of experience and education in water and wastewater business. His dedication to the town and surrounding area comes through developing waters systems that are responsible and effective. Business of the Year for Lake Placid is The Journal, the towns only paper for more then 50 years. Barbara Shesley,The Journals publisher,spoke of changes in the past year. Several honored by Elks for community work Courtesy photo Lake Placid Elks presented a number of community awards recently. Kasandra Lorenzo (front) was recognized for her winning essay. Brett Hogan, Gary Freeman, Eddie Mae Henderson, Barbara Sheasley, and Officer Stewart Troutman were also recognized. CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes announcements about clubs and organizations on Wednesdays. Photos are accepted and are returned when accompanied by a self-addressed stamped envelope. Forms are available at the News-Sun. The submission deadline is noon Friday to be considered for publication in the following Wednesdas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail toeditor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE

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C M Y K By FRAZIER MOORE Associated PressNEW YORK Annette F unicello,who became a child star as a perky,cute-asa-button Mouseketeer on The Mickey Mouse Clubin the 1950s,then teamed upw ith Frankie Avalon in a string of s fun-in-the-sun movies with titles like Beach Blanket Bingoand Bikini Beach,diedM onday. She was 70. She died at Mercy Southwest Hospital in Bakersfield,Calif.,of complications from multiple sclerosis,the Walt Disney Co.s aid. Funicello stunned fans and f riends in 1992 with the announcement about her ailment. Yet she was cheerfula nd upbeat,grappling with the disease with a courage t hat contrasted with her lightweight teen image of old. Though she was mostly out of the public eye for many years,she was seeminglyn ever forgotten. She will forever hold a p lace in our hearts as one of Walt Disnes brightest stars, delighting an entire genera-t ion of baby boomers with her jubilant personality and e ndless talent,said Bob Iger, Disney chairman and CEO. Avalon said Monday that F unicello never realized how beloved she was. She would say,Really? h e told The Associated Press. She was so bashful about it. S he was an amazing girl.He added:She really had a tough existence. Its like losing a family member. Im devastated,but Im not sur-p rised. The pretty,dark-haired Funicello was just 13 when she gained fame on TVs The Mickey Mouse Club,a late-afternoon variety show for kids that combined stories,songs and dance routines and ran from 1955 to1 959. Cast after Disney saw her at a dance recital,she appeared in mouse ears,a pleated skirt and a turtlenecks weater emblazoned with her first name,winning over baby-boom viewers with her wholesome,girl-next-door appeal. S he soon became the most popular Mouseketeer,receiving 8,000 fan letters a month, 10 times more than any of the 23 other young performers. Her devotion to Walt D isney remained throughout her life. He was the dearest,kindest person and truly was like a second father to me,she s aid. He was a kid at heart. When The Mickey Mouse C lubended,Annette (as she was often billed) was the only club member to remain under contract to the studio. She appeared in such Disney movies as Johnny Tremain, The Shaggy Dog, Horsemasters,Babes inT oyland,he Misadventures of Merlin Jonesand The Monkeys Uncle. She also became a recordi ng star,singing on 15 albums and hit singles such as Tall Pauland Pineapple Princess. O utgrowing the kid roles by the early s,Annette teamed with Avalon in a series of movies for American-International,the first film company to exploitt he burgeoning teen market. The filmmakers werent a iming for art,and they didt achieve it. As Halliwells Film Guide s ays of Beach Party: Quite tolerable in itself,it s tarted an excruciating trend. The films had songs, cameos by older stars and a few laughs. Page B10News-SunWednesday, April 10, 2013www.newssun.com TOBACCO FREE/BETHANY COZ; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, april ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 1 1 6 6 W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 1 1 2 2 8 8 A nnette Funicello, Mouseketeer and film star, dies at age 70 DUELSATFJAKEDCCAB ERROLSELHADESERASE ABASESTAREWARSAORTA L ATTEARGONSNEATWORK S NOWVOYAGERSHEL EEKYUPMCMKAI CAGESTINGININTHERAIN AWAKEEMERIPOSTENDS BATEMANFOREVERSAFEST I RONONSNATURAL N ERDDEBCDCNAYLUSH CEREBRONATASHA C ACTUSDRAWNOFTHEDEAD INHOTMIENASIACIRRI T EENCOMMANDMENTSESPN EWWOREMYAADS B AREREGALGENIUS GRAINMANENRAGEPINTO L OCKEEASTEREGGOGDEN ULCERONENDLIUTHING MEANSNOTASEPSTANS CR OSSWORDSO LUTION

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C M Y K D ear Abby: I have just discovered that my granddaughters mother helpedh er get a Facebook page on which she is listed as 17, interested in men and in ar elationship. The child is only 11,but youd never k now it from the makeup and hairdo in her photo. I am heartbroken that she i s being marketedthis way and that her prospects f or a life of achievement and happiness are zero. I have little to no contact with her because I have been put off by her moth-e s streetattitude. If her lips are moving,the woman i s lying. My granddaughter is disrespectful and ignorant. W hat breaks my heart is that I had hoped to pass on t o her items that have been in our family for generations,including a sizable i nheritance. What can I do to salvage a relationship with a girl who wants nothing to do with me? Failing that,where can I turn tor eplace her with a more suitable heir? My son cant father any more children. Sad Granny in Florida Dear Sad Granny: Your g randdaughter may be disrespectful because her m other dislikes you,and you havent been arounde nough so the girl could really get to know you. Also,she is only 11. Her mother is presenting her on Facebook in an inappropri-a te manner (to put it mildly),and the result could be tragic. Is it possible for your son to talk with a lawyer ands eek custody? If its not,he should contact child protective services. Rather than replaceyour grandchild, it would be better for all concerned to help her. Dear Abby: Three years ago,I found out that my wife of 14 years was sneaking around behind my back with her high school sweetheart. I confronted both of them and it ended. I forgave her,but I still cant sleep at night because of something thats bothering me. His wife has no idea about the affair,and I feel guilty thatI havent told her about everything that happened. Some of my friends say I should call her and tell her, but now it seems like it happened too long ago to bring it to her attention. Also,in an attempt to get her husband to come clean which he did I promised him I wouldnt tell his wife. My wife and I have patched things up and were having the best years of our life together. So the question is,should I break my word and possibly upset my new relationship with my wife so I can not feel this guilt? Cant Sleep in Illinois Dear Cant Sleep: Surely theres a better cure for your insomnia than causing needless pain to the wife. The affair ended years ago,and she is blameless in all this. Because you are still having trouble sleeping,talk to your doctor about it. Some sessions with a psychologist or a licensed family therapist may help you to assuage y our guilt and find closure. Dear Abby: I have had the same barber for several years and he is a goodf riend. While he was on vacation,I used another b arber in the shop for a cut. I really like how he cut my hair. How can I change bar-b ers without causing hurt feelings? LookinGood in the Midwest Dear LookinGood: B arbers are human like everyone else. If you announce that you want to m ake a change,there probably will be hurt feelings. T he question you must ask yourself is,is your relationship with your barber/friend such a close one that youre willing to tolerate continu-i ng to patronize him even though you think someone else can do a better job. (Now thats friendship!) Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founde d by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at w ww.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 6 9440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For an excellent guide to becoming a better conversationalist and a more sociable person, order How to Be Popular Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby, Popularity Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) www.newssun.comN ews-SunW ednesday, April 10, 2013Page B11 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 9 9 1 1 DIVERSIONS SPECIALFEATURESB y CALEB MADISON ACROSS 1 One-on-ones 6 Justice Dept. branch 9 Gyllenhaal of Brokeback Mountain13 1983 film debut of Bill Maher 18 Documentarian Morris 19 Its found in la mer 20 Cerberus guards its gates, in myth 21 Wipe out 22 Lower 23 Movie about an intense blinking contest? 25 It comes from the heart 26 Steaming beverage 27 Atoms in some lightb ulbs 2 8 a housecleaner? 30 a sled racer?3 2 Childrens author S ilverstein 33 Yikes! 34 You betcha 3 7 Year The Wonderful Wizard of Oz came out 38 Chinas Chiang ___s hek 41 Part of a pound 44 a bee during a downpour? 5 1 Up 53 Part of E.M.S.: Abbr. 54 Wall St. Journal listings 55 Handles 56 actor Jasons fan club? 59 Least volatile, perhaps 60 Some patches6 1 Expert despite little t raining 63 Brainy person, andp roud of it 6 4 One might have a ball 66 Public health agcy.6 7 Senate vote 6 8 Verdant 7 2 Device Professor X w ears over his head in X-Men 7 4 Pop singer Bedingfield 76 Low-maintenance potted plant 80 Jerry Garcias bands portraits? 8 4 ___ water 85 Air 86 Its west of the International Date Line 8 7 High clouds 8 8 a parents edicts? 92 ___ Zone9 3 Gag me! 9 4 Certain extraction 95 One-named R&B singer 9 6 Pitches 98 Stripped 100 a kings brill iance? 1 08 a harvester? 112 Get hot 1 13 Kind of bean 114 Who wrote Wherever Law ends, Tyranny begins 115 Hidden DVD feature which can be found, l iterally, in the answers t o the italicized clues 1 17 City south of Brigham City 1 18 Peptic ___ 1 19 Nonstop 120 Lucy of Kill Bill 1 21 Object 122 Wherewithal 123 Part of N.B. 124 Back-to-school mo. 1 25 Laurel and Lee DOWN 1 Starts of some games 2 ___ Outfitters, clothing retailer3 Mythological figure o ften depicted holding a k ithara 4 1945 Best Picture winner, with The 5 Album holder 6 Evaluate 7 Prefix with fluoride 8 Recurring Stephen K ing antagonist Randall ___ 9 Vise parts 10 ___ Lovelace, computer pioneer 11 The Way You Look Tonight composer 12 De bene ___ (legal phrase) 13 Music genre of Possessed and Deicide 14 Hollywoods Russell 15 Two-time Emmy-winning actress for Taxi1 6 Observatory subj. 1 7 Bill 20 English king who was a son of William the C onqueror 24 Smelt ___ 29 Noted Americanw riter in Yiddish 31 Signs off on 3 5 Computer used to predict the 1952 presidential election3 6 Chemical dropper 37 The 57-Down, e.g. 39 Supports4 0 M.I.T. part: Abbr. 41 Airplane area 42 Sentient 43 Big snapper?45 More wound up 46 World banking org.4 7 Prefix with noir 48 [Im not happy about this ]4 9 Like some stockings a nd baseball games 50 Gridiron figure 5 2 Music related to punk rock 57 Aconcagua setting 58 Fund 59 Just what the doctor ordered?6 2 Vituperate 65 Darken 66 Nook 68 Weekly bar promotion, maybe6 9 ___ manual 70 Exactly 71 Allowed to enter 72 Wasnt exacting7 3 Pond fish 75 Sam Spade, e.g., for short7 6 le de la ___ 77 Once again 7 8 Solo companion 7 9 Slew 81 Subject of the Pentagon Papers, infor-m ally 82 Sugar suffix 83 Word at the end of m any French films 8 5 Fr. title 8 9 City SSE of 117Across 9 0 Son-of-a-gun 91 Yield to weariness 97 Stations 99 Poet Conrad 101 Mess up 102 Ones who wrote in the Ogham alphabet 103 New Mexico State athlete 1 04 Helping hand, paradoxically 1 05 World powerhouse in cricket1 06 Knoxville sch. 107 Fake-book material 108 Down 109 Part of a play 110 Many ages 111 iPod ___ 112 Home of Typhon, in myth 116 ___ for life 1234567891011121314151617 18192021 22232425 2 6272829 3 03132 3334353637383940 41424344454647484950 5 152535455 56575859 606162 636465666768697071 72737475 7677787980818283 84858687 8 889909192 9394959697 9 899100101102103104105106107 108109110111112113 1 14115116117 118119120121 122123124125 Solution on page B10 We all make mistakes. This is a fact of living. So why do we beat ourselves up when we have made a bad choice. I think it is because deep down inside we are d oing what has been done to us all of our lives punish-i ng ourselves. This has got to stop. Instead of admitting that we have made a bad choice, we keep trying to make that decision work. Maybe we should take a lesson from business and cut our losses and move on. Instead,we keep trying to fix things to make them better. Clutter is clutter no matter what form it takes. You cant organize clutter; you can only get rid of it. I want your home to be filled with things that make you smile. Our lives are too short to continually deal with that pink elephant in the living room. One time a dear friend was moving from a home where she had lived 27 years. It was hard for her to let go of things. Eventually she came up with a plan. If she had any doubt about whether something should be packed,she would set it in the main path to the truck. On the first day she would gingerly walk around the item. The next day she pushed it aside andi f on the third day she kicked it,it when to the curb. This showed her that she really didnt love it asm uch as she had originally t hought she had. We can decorate that pink elephant,but it is still a pink elephant. It is sucking the life right out of you. You spend your whole day doing your best to make it fit. God knows we dont want to admit that we made the mistake of bringing that pink elephant home in the first place; that we wasted money and,worst of all,our time. We just keep plodding along, hoping that the pink elephant will not get mad and become the bull in the china shop. The sad part is that it already has. Just being in your living room it is destroying the most important thing in your home and that is you. Many years ago I had a diseased gallbladder. I was sick all the time. This gallbladder was toxic to me. Once it was removed I was able to get on with my life. Relationships can be like this too. We have all had people in our lives who suck the life right out of us. You may be with someone right now who is toxic to you. You may have a friend that uses you to make themselves feel superior. You may be struggling with an abuse situation that you hope and pray will get better. They dont get better. They get worse. This abuse can mean a lot of things:physical,emotional, sexual,drug,alcohol and financial. It is time to cut your losse s and strap on your wings to FLY Finally Loving Yourself. For when you areF LYing,you realize when something is clutter in your life. As nurturers we really do want to help everyone,b ut in the end,we can only h elp ourselves. This is not a selfish attitude. It is all about self-preservation. This type of clutter is going to destroy your spirit. Accept that you made a mistake. Forgive yourself and cut your losses by decluttering. In business if you lose a nickel on everything you sell and you sell a million of them,you are losing a million nickels. Stop the blood-letting. It is time to FLY by Decluttering. For more help getting rid of your clutter and chaos, check out her website and join her free mentoring group atwww.FlyLady.net or read her book, Sink Reflections, published by Random House. Help build a Habitat Home this year; visit www.share.habitat.org/flyladybuildproject.Bless others with your clutter by donating it to a Habitat for Humanity Restore near you. Copyright 2013 Marla Cilley. Used by permission in this publication. Sometimes you need to cut your losses Girls racy Facebook profile makes grandma look askance FLY Lady Leanne Ely Dear Abby Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 By HILLEL ITALIE AP National WriterNEW YORK Salman Rushdie is remembering Margaret Thatcher with the same complicated feelings he had for while she was alive. That means disagreeing with her politics but being grateful for her support when he was forced into hiding in 1989 after Irans Ayatollah Khomeini (ah-yah-TOH-lah hoh-MAY-nee) called for his death. Rushdie was interviewed Monday morning during a promotional tour for the film adaptation of his prize-winning novel Midnights Children.He said Thatcher had a great lifeand that he was saddened by her death. Politically,he was far to the left of Thatcher and included a character named Mrs. Torturein The Satanic Verses.But when that novel led to accusations of anti-Muslim blasphemy and to the Ayatollahs decree,Thatchers government gave Rushdie round-theclock protection. Rushdie said he met Thatcher just once,at a Scotland Yard gathering. She was very considerate,and,surprisingly,touchy-feely,Rushdie said. She would tap you on the arm and say, Everything OK?I hadnt expected that touch of tenderness.CNNs The Point gone from the air quicklyNEW YORK Wll get to the point quickly:CNNs new prime-time talk show is gone after a week. CNN described (Get toThe Point as a one-week experiment in the 10 p.m. EDT time slot. It featured Donny Deutsch and panelists chewing over the days news. But the Nielsen Company said it averaged 268,000 viewers last week,or fewer than the 446,000 the network reached in March with a rerun of Anderson Coopers newscast from two hours earlier. Rushdie remembers Thatchers great life

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C M Y K LIVING B12 PA GE News-Sun Wednesday, April 10, 2013 Chefs Corner Tim Spain I dont know about you but when I do not feel well anything homemade with c hicken will always seem to make me feel a little better,especially chicken and dumplings. Ill bet most of us thinkt hat our grandmothers chicken and dumplings are the best in the world,and I m here to tell you that I feel the same way about mine. I am lucky enough to be 40 years old and still have two grandmothers and two great-grandmothers still living in Hardee and Highlandsc ounties. So,whether it was Granny Watsons,Great Gran Harles, G randma Spains or Me Maw Watsons chicken and dumplings at any family function,the dumplings would alwaysb e gone first. There is just something about getting a bowl of homemade chicken and dumplings that will just make you feel better. I feel like I can taste the love t hat went into making that dish by these wonderful ladies of our family. I have a recipe for chicken and dumplings for you this week that is easy and will be a hit at any familyf unction. Its also good if you are not feeling well or if you are just plain old hungry. I suggest making a big batch and having them the following day as well because,like meatloaf and chili,c hicken and dumplings are even better the next day. T his recipe will yield enough for 16 portions. Until next time. Cheers,Chef.Chicken & Dumplings8 each raw 8 oz. chicken quarters 16 each raw chicken wings 1-1/3 cup grated fresh yellow onions 1-1/3 quart cold water 1/3 cup olive/canola oil,25/75 blend1 -1/3 tbs. low-sodium chicken base 2-2/3 cup cold water 1-1/3 cup culinary cream or half and half 1-1/3 cup fresh celery,bias cut,1/4i nch 1-1/3 cup fresh carrots,bias cut 2-2/3 each sprigs fresh thyme 10-2/3 ounce fresh mushroom caps 8 each 2.25-ounce frozen buttermilk biscuits 2/3 tsp. Kosher salt 1-1/3 tsp. finely ground black pepper Heat a large pot and add the canola oil. Add the pieces of chicken and sear on all side until golden. Sprinkle in the grated onion and stir to turn the mixture,being careful not to let it stick or brown. When each piece is seared,pour in enough water just to cover the pieces of chicken in the pot. The extra wings will add thickness to the broth; the second joint and the tip contain a gelatin substance which will give body to the dish. Whisk the chicken base into the water,add the base and water mixture to the pot with the chicken. Add the culinary cream (if culinary cream cannot be found,feel free to use half and half). Stir to combine,bring to a simmer and allow to reduce by 25 percent. Add the carrots,celery,thyme and mushrooms to the pot and cook for 5-10 minutes until the carrots are tender. When the chicken is cooked,remove the pieces and keep warm. Season the sauce with salt and pepper. Cut the biscuits into fourths and drop them into the simmering broth. The sauce will start to thicken slightly and the biscuits will float when done. This will take about 8-10 minutes. To serve,place half of a chicken quarter and one chicken wing on each plate. Pour the half-cup sauce and two dumplings over the chicken and serve. Tim Spain is System Executive Chef with Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center and Morrison Healthcare Food Service. He can be reached at tim.spain@ahss.org/. Chicken & dumplings Italian WrapsMakes:1 serving Prep time:15 minutes 1/2 cup shredded rotisserie chicken 1/2 cup finely sliced spinach leaves 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese 1 tablespoon finely chopped sun-dried tomatoes 1/2 teaspoon chopped fresh basil 2tablespoons Hidden Valley Oven Roasted Garlic Parmesan Sandwich Spread & Dip,or more to taste 1 10-inch sun-dried tomato basil wrap Stir together chicken,spinach,cheese,tomatoes,basil and sandwich spread. Spoon onto wrap and spread to edges; roll up. For entertaining,slice into 1-inch pinwheels. FAMILY FEATURES Is time to break out of your ordinary lunch routine and make boring turkey sandwiches a thing of the past. With a few innovative tricks,you can turn any regular sandwich into a delicious and satisfying meal. Versatile and delicious,a sandwich is perfect for any occasion,whether youre sitting down with the family or packing for a lunch on the go. And you dont have to be a professional chef to take a classic sandwich and turn it into a tasty meal. Try these simple tips and recipes to help boost your creativity in the kitchen:There are things better than sliced bread: Giveyour sandwich a makeover by piling your favorite fixings on a better bread option,such as focaccia or whole wheat pita. The sks the limit try waffles for a sweet and savory treat.Embrace open-face: Load the toppings on each slice of bread,then pop the two sides into the toaster oven to toast the bread and melt the cheese. Smart substitutions: Lose the calories, but keep the taste of your favorite BLT by using new Hidden Valley Bacon Ranch sandwich spread instead of mayo youll g et all the same flavor with a third of the c alories. Repurpose your leftovers: Make extra meat and vegetables for dinner,and use them for tomorrows lunch by placing leftovers between two pieces of your favorite bread.Turkey sandwiches dont have to be boring: Add walnuts,avocado or apple slices to jazz up a childhood favorite. G o veggie: For the perfect Meatless Monday,try a sandwich on whole wheat bread with slices of avocado and tomato, topped with your favorite cheese an instant vegetarian masterpiece. For more ways to turn a sandwich into something unexpectedly craveable,visit. www.HiddenValley.com. Spicy Pork SandwichesMakes:4 servings Prep time:30 minutes Vegetable oil 1/2cup thinly sliced yellow onion 1/2 cup diced green bell pepper 1 pound lean pork strips,thinly sliced 1/4 cup Hidden Valley Spicy Chipotle Pepper Sandwich Spread & Dip 4 sandwich buns In large nonstick skillet,stir-fry onion and pepper in oil for 5 minutes. Add pork and cook for 5 more minutes,or until cooked through. Removefromheat and stir in sandwich spread.Servespicy pork mixture on buns. Boost your kitchen creativity with unexpectedly craveable sandwichesTurkey PaniniMakes:1 sandwich Prep time:10 minutes Olive oil 2 slices sourdough sandwich bread 1 tablespoon Hidden Valley Country Herb Ranch Sandwich Spread & Dip 2 slices (2 ouncesven-roasted turkey breast 1slice (1 ounce) cheddar cheese (Havarti cheese as alternative) 2 tablespoons (about 1/4 pepperoasted red bell pepper,cut into strips Arugula or lettuce leaves,optional For best performance in panini maker,brush outside of each slice of bread with olive oil. Spread other side of bread with sandwich spread. Top with turkey,cheese and pepper strips. Close sandwich and cook for 4 to 5 minutes in panini maker or on griddle,until cheese is melted. If desired,pull open and add lettuce before serving.Salmon PitaMakes:2 servings Prep time:15 minutes 6 ounces fresh salmon fillet,cooked and chilled (about 1 cup flaked) or 1 pouch (5 ounces) ready-to-eat premium wild caught pin k salmon,skinless and boneless 2 tablespoons minced shallot or red onion 2 tablespoons minced celery 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup Hidden Valley Oven-Roasted Garli c Parmesan Sandwich Spread & Dip 2 pita pockets 1 slice iceberg lettuce,optional Flake salmon; stir in shallots,celery and lemon juice. Add sandwich spread and gently stir to com bine. Fill pockets with salmon mixture and lettuce slice.