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C M Y K B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comlue and purple will be t he colors of choice on Saturday. T he Avon Park Noon Rotarys Blueberry and Bluegrass Festival will deliver m usic and your fill of blueberryfilled treats to Donaldson Park. And in Sebring, the purple shirts worn by cancer survivors will fill Firemens Field during the annual R elay for Life. At the Relay for Life, which begins at noon, hundreds of participants, supporters and onlookers will start walking at h igh noon and stay through the night as t eams will have at least one member walking ont he track for 18 hours, logging miles as a way to show their supp ort for the fight against cancer. This years Relay will feature a special treat with honorary chairp erson Bobbie Clark in attendance. Clark serves as the coordinator for the Creation Health Wellness Center at Florida Hospital Heartland Division. For the last 11 NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Friday-Saturday, April 19-20, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 47 | 50 cents www.newssun .com 079099401001 H ighLow 89 69C omplete Forecast PAGE A12 Partly sunny with a T-storm in the PM Forecast I nside Obituaries John Mast Age 90, of Sarasota Obituaries, Page A5 Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com ClassifiedsA8 Community BriefsA2 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA4 Healthy LivingB5 Lottery NumbersA2 ReligionB7 Sports On TVB2 Index WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; goal front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 3 3 7 7iles & emories Avon Park Noon Rotary to host Blueberry & Bluegrass Festival while Relay for Life set in Sebring Saturday Question: Should teachers get the $2,500 pay raise Gov. Rick Scott wants in the state budget? Online Yes 63.1% No 36.9% Total votes: 179 www.newssun .comPoll open through today. Make your voice heard at lueberries & luegrass B y SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Four defendants in the Aaron Doty murder case appeared inc ourt Wednesday and Thursday, and all four were granted cont inuances. Jonathan Rodriguez and Kenneth Felipef ace a number of charges including firstd egree murder, in connection with the 20year-old Dotys death. D efense attorneys Assistant Public Defender Robert H. Gray, who represents Rodriguez; and ShirleyW hitsitt and Byron P. Hileman, representing Felipe, stated that more time was needed for the case. Weve had a couple of days worth of depos itions earlier this month. There are manym ore witnesses. In addition, we are needing expert reports. Its going to take a while, Gray told Judge AngelaC owden. The state offered no objection. Rodriguez and Felipe will reappear before the courti n late June. On Wednesday, Travis Makris and Giovanni Burgos were in court. According to Assistant State Attorney Four Doty defendants granted more time One plea deal expected J. Rodriguez Felipe Makris B urgos On the vergeL ady Streaks win to advance t o district title game SPORTS, B1Chickens on the blockW ild chickens caught in LP g oing up for auction A 2 News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Robert Choquette of American Outback Holdings communicates by phone with equipment operator Robert Choquette Jr. on Tuesday afternoon as a historic building is demolished in downtown Sebring. The two-story building located at 122 S. Commerce Avenue was destroyed by a fire earlier this week and had to be torn down. A few chairs and other items were salvaged from the building, but for the most part it was a complete loss. Finishing what the fire started By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK Tammy Macklin, president of the American Federation of State County Municipal Employees local chapter 3597, and Sally Perry, its vice-president, have asked to respond to City Manager Julian Deleons April 8 presentation to the city council regarding the condition of the citys potable water system. Deleon told the council his PowerPoint presentation was in response to a letter of complaint the local ASCFME chapter sent to the state Department of Environmental Protection on Feb. 25, alleging a public health risk. Union responds to Deleons response Page A3: AP forms city safety committee Deleon The Survivors Lap is one of the highlights of theR elay for Life. See UNION, page 3A S ee SATURDAY,A6 See DOTY, A5 OblivionF amiliar, but mesmerizing REVIEW, B11


C M Y K By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentS EBRING Complaints by residents of the Highway Park neighborhood south of Lake Placid have resulted in H ighlands County Animal Control officials embarking on a trapping mission. e have better than 1 20 chickens now at our facility, said Highlands County Animal Control Director Darryl Scott. And thats not counting the biddies. S cott said they have placed two traps in the neighborhood and bring both roosters and hens in on a regular basis. When asked what variety the chickens represented, he said the free-range ani-m als were game fowl. The cocks are generally the kind used for fighting. They are lean and mean, he said. As for the hens, Scott said t here are eggs all over the place, but stopped short of saying they would be good meat producers. The RhodeIsland Reds a nd chickens like that are bred for eating, these are not, he said. Apparently the feral chicken problem in Highway Park began sev-e ral years ago, when someone either let A fter Cpl. Jake Hill stepped on an improvised e xplosive device during a chaotic battle in Afghanistans HelmandP rovince, the young Marine radioed his squad leader. This is Hill, he said. I j ust stepped on an IED, but Im fine. T hrough a dizzying haze of dust, smoke and ongoing gunfire, the Rapid City, S.D., native looked down at his feet. What I saw was a really badly broken left ankle, Cpl. Hill told The Unknown Soldiers. I was like OK, this is fine, people break their ankles all the time. Hill was later shocked w hen a doctor presented him with two difficult choices: r eplace his shattered foot with a cadaver bone or amputate his left leg justa bove the knee. The heel bone was gone ... justp ulverized, Hill said from the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md. I kind of made up my mind right (there wanted it cut off. Few are forced to make such excruciating decisions, especially at age 19. But Hill, who was in elementary school on 9/11, later chose to join the Marine Corps because he believes it's noble for young Americans to serve their country. In the World War II days, everybody thought that was something you had to do, and it was, but nowadays it really is not, he said. Not a lot of people do that anymore. About two years after graduating high school and leaving South Dakota, Hill was guiding Marines through A fghanistan as a team leader. Its an odd thing to have to tell your friends to go get in combat and get into dan-g er, he said. On Sept. 16, 2010, Hill could have been at the m ovies, playing video games or hanging out with friends. I nstead, he was on patrol in the rugged district of Sangin, one of Afghanistan's most dangerous places. Hill said nearly half the A merican and Afghan troops battling the Taliban were struck by bombs or bullets during the days patrol. There were two (Afghan soldiers) who died and everyone else was woundeda nd taken back, Hill said. e couldnt land (helicopt ers) because the fighting was so heavy out there in the combat zone. A s soon as members of his patrol were hit, Hill, who was servingw ith Company Lof the 3rd Battalion, 7th Marine Regiment, took it upon himself to tend to the wounded. ith one of his team members injured by a rocket-propelled grenade, (Hill exposed himself to enemy fire a second time and ran to aid his Marine brother, a Marine Corps citation said. He applied first-aid and led the rest of his team through 200 meters of fire-swept terrain to extract the casualty Like so many combat veterans Ive spoken with, Hill skipped over his gallantry during our interview. He is too humble to take credit for his courageous, life-saving actions. Three or four days after my injury, my platoon commander told me that he was going to be putting me up for an award, Hill, now 22, said. I said no, I don't want i t. In October 2011, Hill showed the world that no matter the challenge, Marines will never quit. Ont hat chilly Washington, D.C., morning just before Halloween, the wounded hero ran the Marine Corps Marathon. It was awesome ... it made me realize that I really, really wanted to be a Marine again, Hill said. I was always a Marine, but I wanted to do Marine things again. Even though his lower left leg is now metal instead of flesh, Hill ran 26.2 miles in less than four hours. I was ecstatic, he said. On June 14, 2012, Lt. Col. Clay Tipton, Hills former commanding officer, presented him with the Silver Star for his heroic actions in Afghanistan. Everybody did things equally as brave, Hill said. s an award for the whole unit. Cpl. Jake Hills award should also serve as an example for young Americans, especially after the horrific terrorist atrocity in Boston. The next time youre presented with a seemingly impossible challenge, think o f what a 19-year-old Marine said after stepping on a powerful roadside bomb. This is Hill, he said. I j ust stepped on an IED, but Im fine. To find out more about Tom S ileo, visit www.creators.com. Page A2News-SunFriday, April 19, 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 17 158395253x:4Next jackpot $7 millionApril 13 61540455152x:2 April 10 142124324145x:5 April 17 7893132 April 16 39182127 April 15 515293032 April 14 117263036 April 17 (n 8966 April 17 (d 3867 April 16 (n 1945 April 16 (d 6807 April 17 (n 099 April 17 (d 293 April 16 (n 145 April 16 (d 016 April 16 22630389 April 12 1319204319 April 9 916224017 April 5 22337408 April 17 1318364858 PB: 28Next jackpot $95 millionApril 13 1012315657 PB: 33 April 10 136405253 PB: 20 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d daytime drawing, (n nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball Lottery Center Image courtesy of the website Ossur U.S. Marine Cpl. Jake Hills left leg was amputated just above the knee after he stepped on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan on Sept. 16, 2010. He has since ran the Marine Corps Marathon and been awarded the Silver Star for bravery in combat. STR8 UP plans car wash fundraiserLAKE PLACID STR8 U PMinistry is planning a car wash fundraiser from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the STR8 UPYouth House, 113 S. Main Ave. Cars willb e washed by donation only. All funds raised will go to the ministry for summer programs and camps.SFSC offers class for Class D LicenseAVON PARK A40h our Class D License class will be held from 6-10 p.m. Monday through Thursdays tarting May 28 at the South Florida State College Public Service Academy. T his course is the one required to work as a state o f Florida Licensed Security Guard, Class D License. Topics coveredw ill include patrol techniques, first aid, terrorism, F lorida Statutes, and those mandated by the Department of Business Regulation. Cost of the course is $ 167 per person. Participants must register ( CRN 30797) before the start of the course in order to attend. For more infor-m ation, visit www.southflorida.edu/publicservice or c all 784-7285.SFSC opens registration for summer and fall termsOpen registration for s ummer and fall term classes begins Friday, April 26 at South Florida State College. SFSC students with 20 hours of credits orm ore can register now. Summer term registrat ion ends May 6. Classes meet May 7-July 31. F all term registration runs through Aug. 25. Classes meet Aug. 26-Dec. 19. The SFSC Summer and F all 2013 Schedules of Classes is available at the SFSC website, www.southflorida.edu. Students may also apply for admission,r egister online, and pay their tuition at the website. SFSCs Office of the Registrar also assists students with their registration and payment needs at the H ighlands, DeSoto and Hardee campuses, and the Lake Placid Center. SFSC offers the Bachel or of Applied Science degree in Supervision and Management (BAS-SM two-year associate degree programs, and numerous occupational training programs for people looking to enhance their employability skills through shorter courses of study. SFSCs Financial Aid Office can explain the forms of finan cial assistance and scholars hips available to SFSC s tudents. For information about registration or financial a id, call 453-6661, 7732252, 494-7500, or 4655300.L PPD offers First Aid ClassL AKE PLACID The Lake Placid Police Department will have an American Heart Association First Aid Clas s at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday. This class is seldom offered due to low demand, however, it gives a lot of information on response to many medical problems and injuries. Best of all, there is no test. The cost of the course taken individually is $30, or $45 for botht heFirstAid course and th e C PR course offered next m onth. To register, call the LPPD at 699-3757.SFSC offering Certified Crop Advisors Seminar AVON PARK South Florida State Colleges Corporate EducationD epartment is offering a s emi-annual Certified Cro p A dvisors Continuing Education seminar. The seminar will be held from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, May 9 at SFSC Highlands Campus, Building T, Room2 0. Ten contact hours will b e awarded for attending thef ull day, five contact hours for each of the two educational areas. Register for a half day if credits in only CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Continued on A5 The marathon runner CorrectionState Fire Marshall Detective Greg Bubb did not discuss the possible cause for the fire at 122 S. Commerce Ave. in Sebring on Tuesday. Astory in Wednesdays NewsSun indicated otherwise. The News-Sun sincerely apologizes for the error and appreciates the opportunity to set the record straight. Wanna buy a chicken? Birds caught in Highway P ark to be sold at auction See CHICKENS, A6 TALLAHASSEE (AP Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday signed a death warrant for a man convicted of raping and suffocating a 10-year-old girl after breaking into her Orange County home almost 23 years ago. Elmer Leon Carroll, 56, is scheduled to die by lethal injection at Florida State Prison near Raiford at 6 p.m. on May 28. He was sentenced to death in the first-degree murder of Christine McGowan of Apopka, the night before Halloween in 1990. Carroll was living next door at a homeless mens mission and was arrested within hours of the girls body being found. His court-appointed attorney had argued Carroll was insane when he killed her. Man scheduled to die May 28 for killing girl


C M Y K A mong many things, Deleon said, the city has invested $900,000 in u pgrades to the water plant, including a computerized monitoring system. With the new system the FDEP, Deleon said, allows the cityt o use fewer employees. He added the city has two dual certified operators of which he is one and is recruiting for a third. T uesday morning, the day after the council meeting, M acklin and Perry, neither of whom is currently a citye mployee, visited the NewsSun. The brought a detailed, written rebuttal to Deleons PowerPoint. They also brought copies of the unionsc orrespondence with the city and the FDEP, including the letter warning of a public health risk dated Feb. 25. No union representatives a ttended Deleons presentation. e were not aware, Perry said, because we didt know about it. It was not on the agenda for the April 8 meeting. The News-Sun reviewed the original and revised agendas for the April 8 meeting. There was no mention of the unions letter to the FDEPin the original agenda. Anew topic was added to the revised agenda in the committee reports, attorney updates and announcements portion. It was called City Operations Overview, and proved to be Deleons presentation regarding the letter of complaint. Perry and Macklin outlined the unions three main concerns regarding public health safety: The lack of a city safety committee, overworked employees at the w ater plant and the use of unlicensed operators in order t o save money. e want this done in a p rofessional manner. Had the safety committee been formed, Perry said, the union would never have sent the letter to the FloridaD epartment of Environmental Protection. We would have sent a letter to the safety committee. Macklin said the last safet y committee meeting took place in 2003, under former city manager C.B. Shirey. She said as of Monday, the city had not had a safety committee since. On Wednesday morning, the day after her visit, Macklin called the NewsSun and said the city had held a safety committee T uesday morning, but that she had not been informed about it. P erry said the unions contract with the city flatly states a safety committee to be made up of a representative from every departm ent and union must be in place within 90 days of signing the contract. Macklin said the contract was signed Oct. 1, 2011. The work force safety committee is the big issue of w hy the letter was written, Perry said, but the union alsoi s concerned about individual work loads and proper certifications. Macklin said non-licensed city staff, meaning adminis-t rative personnel and those on call, monitor the electronic, computerized system remotely, without the knowledge of the chief/leado perator. She also said, water leaks are being repaired without licensed operator supervision. Perry said, Were not here to bash. Julian has been good for the city. Our concern is public safety and employee safety Special of the News-SunSEBRING Amber Lynn Jackson now holds the new title of Miss Deland US 2013. Last year Jackson was crowned Miss Tallahassee USA2012 and competed in the Miss Florida USA pageant last summer. She placed fourth runnerup in the Miss Florida US in Orlando last month. Jackson is continuing her competition to the state title at the end of the month in the USAPreliminary. To help promote pageantry and confidence in other young ladies, Jackson is hosting a Pageant Workshop from 1-4 p.m. Saturday at GBs Formal Wear on the Circle. The cost of the workshop is $30 and includes three hours of instruction in hair and make-up, posture and runway modeling, interview and on-stage questions and advice for pageant competition. Pageant dresses are also available for purchase. Refreshments and appetizers will be provided. Bring the high-heels, make-up and hair accessories. For additional information contact Jackson at amberj2529@yahoo.com/. Jackson is the daughter of Ida Jackson and the late Andrew Jackson of Sebring. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 19, 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 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 3 3 0 0 5 5 Floridinos (Zenos 2x3 00029340 Courtesy photo Miss Avon Park Breauna Washington (left. Miss Avon Park Taylor Massey will be handing over their tiaras and titles during the April 27 pageant at South Florida State C ollege Performing Arts Center. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The Miss A von Park and Jr Miss Avon Park Chamber of Commerce Pageant is scheduled to beh eld at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at the South Florida State C ollege Performing Arts Center. There will be 12 young ladies competing fort he title of Miss Avon Park and nine for the title of Jr. Miss Avon Park. T he contestants attend Avon Park High or Middle S chools, Walker Academy or home schooled and live in Avon Park (or are zoned to Avon Park schools).A ll contestants have a 2.5 GPA average and the new Miss Avon Park must maintain that 2.5 GPAthroughout her reign. Each contestant alsoh as references from teachers and/or coaches as well as no d isciplinary actions. Miss Avon Park Chamber of Commerce has been a local tradition for 27 years, however the pageant itselfd ates back to the 1960s. Jr Miss Avon Park was added by former director, Heather Howell, three years ago. This years pageant is q uite unique and unlike any of times past. Part of the queens duty is to choose the theme of the upcoming pageant. The reigning queens, Miss Avon Park Breauna W ashington of Walker Academy and Jr. Miss Avon P ark Taylor Massey of Avon Park Middle, did not have to ponder very long on theirc hoice. Both young ladieslives h ave been touch by heart disease. During her reign, and just after her 16th birthday onA ug. 1, Breauna lost her grandmother to heart disease. Exactly two years ago this m onth, Taylorsmother, Renae Massey, underwent a h eart transplant. Both girls have not only chosen to recognize heart disease in woman during thep ageant, but have chosen their theme as GoRed for Women and the American Heart Association. The young ladies have b een very busy raising money for pageant expenses a nd the GoRed campaign. They have attended speaking engagements, gone door to door to local physicians and business, worked with CathyA lbritton of Florida Hospital Heartland Division and even raised money in coin collection jars at school. This years pageant direct or, Celeste Carr, stated $1 will also be donated to the GoRed campaign for every pageant ticket sold. Tickets may be purchased at the door and the cost is $6 for adults, $4 children 12 and under, a ges 4 and under may enter free. Donations my also be made and are welcomed the evening of the event. Any and all donations to this great cause are welcome. According to the A merican Heart Association, every m inute someones wife, mother, daughter ors ister dies from a form of heart disease. Woman may have subtler, less recognizable symptoms such asp ain or discomfort in t he stomach, jaw, neck o r back, nausea or shortness of breath. Women age 45 and y ounger are more likely t han men to die within a year of their first heart attack. Only 65 percent of women said the first thing they would do ift hey thought they were having a heart attack is to call 911. Men are two to three times more likely than women to receivea n implantable defibrill ator for the prevention of sudden cardiac death. Find these and more f acts about heart dise ase in women at g oredforwoman.org. Miss AP contest to benefit heart disease preventionWomen and heart disease Pageant set for April 27 at SFSC Jackson wins Miss Deland Courtesy photo Miss Deland Amber Lynn Jackson will holda pageant workshop in Sebring on Saturday. C ontinued from A1 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEYchristopher.tuffley@newssun.comAVON PARK For the first time in a decade citya dministration is creating a city safety committee. Its first meeting was at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday. Membership, by statute andu nion contract, must include representatives from every department and union. Tammy Macklin, president of the local AFSCME chapter, called the News-SunT uesday afternoon to say she discovered by accident t he safety committee had met that morning. She was concerned because she hadn ot been notified a committee had been formed and w as meeting. The News-Sun contacted city hall. Maria Sutherland, director of administrative services, and Julian Deleon,c ity manager, responded by e-mail. Sutherland also c alled and sent copies of email correspondence between the city and theu nions regional council. Deleon and Sutherland s aid the city has been working to resurrect the safety committee since October2 012. On Oct. 16, 2012, Jessica P antoja, the citys human resources specialist, sent an e-mail to Hector Ramos, the unions regional director. It stated in part: ... since T ammy is not an employee of the city anymore and she w as part of the safety comm ittee ... who will the union appoint as a representative? Ramos replied he would meet with the local and getb ack with you. Sutherland said that was the last time the city heard from the union. The News-Sun was u nable to reach Ramos by press time. In his e-mail to the NewsSun, Deleon said, It has been a long time since we actually had a safety com-m ittee to independently review concerns. I strongly s upport this effort. Mrs. Macklin has notified me and the city council that shew ishes to represent the Avon Park AFSCME work-force o n the safety committee, and on the upcoming health insurance committee meetings, Accordingly, I have forwarded her request toh uman resources and the city clerk for future coordin ation. Avon Park creates city safety committe e J ulian Deleon A von Park city managerI t has been a long t ime since we a ctually had a safety committee to independently r eview concerns. Sally Perry u nion VP H ad the safety committee been formed, the union w ould never have sent the letter (to t he state DEP) Union rebuts Deleons claims


C M Y K ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com SCOTT DRESSELEditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor Ext. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGVICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comMITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page A4News-SunFriday, April 19, 2013www.newssun.com A key piece of legislation is House B ill 23,which addresses the right to be heard. The history of this bill goes back to a 2010 court ruling that said Floridas Sunshine Law does not guarantee citizens a right to speak at a public meeting in essence,citizens may be seen butn ot necessarily heard before a board or commission makes a decision. B ills filed the next two years died before they could remedy that decision. This year,HB 23 is expected to be takenu p today in the State Affairs Committee its last stop which is good news for the citizens of Florida. M any boards already welcome citizen comment,and the bill does not offer an unlimited forum to every long-winded speaker. But it offers the people a reasonable opportunityto share their thoughts with those who represent them the least a citizen should expect. Two others bills in particular have b een spotlighted by the First Amendment Foundation,an open-government group based in Tallahassee, H ouse Bill 7161 would create an exemption from public record laws for d ata on studentslearning growth used by a school district or the state Department of Education to evaluate a specific teacher. This information is important because a large part of teach-e rspay will be based on student growth or achievement. Without access to the information,how would the people know how teachers are being judged? A second bill of concern,CS/SB 1 260,would exempt the email addresses of voters from public record. A bill such as this really tests ones commitment to open government. Sure,we might cringe at the thought of political ads filling the inboxes of voters. But sunshine laws aren ot about convenience or what is easy; there about the people having access t o the workings of their government. If we believe that,these two bills should die. An editorial from the Tallahassee Democrat. In the past month I have heard about three teenage suicides in my area alone.P arents and teens need to narrow the gap. They may not realize it or may refuse to acknowledge it,but the one thing teenagers wantm ore than anything is parental approval. Several years ago I was working on an article about teenage depression and sui-c ide and did a survey on the subject. Every response,negative or posi-t ive,was parent-related. They want to please,but feel they will never be ablet o please enough. They want to communicate,but n ot get into shouting matches. They want to understand their parents,b ut also want to be understood. C ommunication has a very simple definition one person speaks and another listens. Young people today are f acing a world of increased tensions,competitiveness, p ressures and demands from parents,teachers and peers. For some,its toom uch to handle and selfdestructive behavior r esults. Psychologists say the internal pressures in adolescents may be greater t han in any other period of human development. Teens have emotional ups and downs with rapid changes from laughter tow ithdrawal. They are particularly sensitive to comments from parents and others,and are easily offended; taking everythings aid as implying criticism. They are particularly likely t o be infuriated by parental criticisms of their clothes,a ppearance,hair style and friends. Parentsfailure to appreciate the sensitiveness of the adolescent is one of them ajor causes of friction at home. Friction between teens and parents is common,but certainly doesnt occur in all homes,and canb e avoided if parents are wise,tactful,tolerant and understanding in their dealings with teenagers. Not unnaturally,many parents find it hard to relax discipline,to balance overprotection with unjustifiable carelessness. If they go too far one way,the adolescent rebels; if they go too far the other way,he or she may get into trouble. For example,it is not easy for a teenage girl to accept that she cannot hitchhike. S he lacks the maturity and t he necessary experience to know the dangers. It is probable there are times when adolescents secretly want restraint. They do not always want to h ave their own way. T here willing to accept occasional refusal as long a s there are good reasons for it,and there hasnt been much restraint in the past. E ven when adolescents a re adjusting reasonably well,a certain amount of friction will exist within t he family. The children,especially w hen close in age,develop a keener sense of competition with one another, prompted by their growing interests in sports,physical d evelopment,scholastic a chievements and the oppos ite sex. Much teasing and disparaging banter is likely between them often seemingly belligerent. Buti n stable homes it usually amounts to no more than letting off steam,so itsb est for parents to relax and recognize thee xchanges for what they a re. Recognition and accept ance by parents of the significance of adolescence int heir childrens lives is a key for both. The children are becoming adults,in body and mind,and nothing can stop or reverse the process. O n the other hand, teenagers still lack the experience that only many more years of living will give them,so they cannot be expected to make mature judgments withouth elp. But help,in the form of parental guidance,cannot avoid all mistakes,an d then the adolescents need understanding,patience, and support. E ven the most conscientious parents must accept that,though they can love and nurture them and indeed must give them standards to live by they cannot live their childrens lives for them. JoMarie Grinkiewicz of Sebring has written numerous articles and columns for the News-Sun. Guest columns are the opionion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Parents need to listen to their teens Guest C olumn JoMarie Grinkiewicz Your access to government is vital As Floridas Legislature wrestles with a wide range of issues in the final month of this session,it still must decide on several bills that would affect your ability to have access to government information as well as your right to speak to your government. EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number.Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words.We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S.27 South, Sebring, FL 33870;drop it off at the same address;fax 3851954;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. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a Hunters alone would make worlds largest armyEditor: A blogger recently add up the deer license sales in just a handful of states. He arrived at a striking conclusion:There were more than 600,000 hunters this season in the state of Wisconsin. Allow me to restate that number over the last several months. Wisconsins hunters became the eighth largest army in the world. They had more men under arms than in Iran. More than France and Germany combined. These men deployed to the woods of a single American state, Wisconsin,to hunt with firearms. No one was killed. The number of Wisconsin hunters pales in comparison to the 750,000 who hunted in the woods of Pennsylvania and Michigans 700,000 hunters,all of whom have now returned home safely. Toss in a quarter million hunters in West Virginia and it literally establishes the fact that the hunters of those four states alone would comprise the largest army in the world. Add in the total number of hunters in the other 46 states,its millions more. The point,you ask? America will be forever safe from foreign invasion with that type of homegrown firepower. Hunting is not just a way to fill up the freezer,its truly a matter of national security. Therein lies the reason as to why all enemies, foreign and domestic,want to see us disarmed. Food for thought when next we consider gun control. So if we disregard some assumptions that hunters dont possess the same skills as soldiers, t he question would still remain. What army of 2 million would want to face 30 million,40 million,or even 50 million armed citizens? D ont let the government take control of our guns. Floyd Rider Lake PlacidCould Canada be next?Editor: OK,see? We gotta kill somebody cause were the tough old United States. Remember how last month, just last month,before Obama went to Israel,war with Iran was imminent? Now theres no news about Iran. Did they surrender or something? They were never a threat in the first place. Thats the deal. Oh,wait,it wasnt Iranit was North Korea. Now I remember. What made me think it was Iran? This is straight out of George Orwells War preparation is the way that the elites gobble up excess productive capacity so they dont have to lower prices on commodities like refrigerators and cars and stuff,and make us all equal in standard of living. They have to justify cuts in social programs (butter) because of the self-evident primacy of guns (guns.They burn that stuff up by telling us were under attack,or,at least,we will be by noon tomorrow. Why is it,by the way,that we dont invade Mexico? Certainly something hosed up is going on down there because their people all wanna come here. Since were in the business of attacking countries to change their regime so their peoplewill be better off, s houldnt we fixour friendly neighbor to the south? And what about those scum-bags in Canada thath ave socialized medicine? Next thing you know,it will trickle into Washington and Wyoming the domino effect. The truth about North Korea is that we made (in 2012) an extra special dispensation for South Korea and allowed them to circumvent the Missile Control Technology Regime and expand the range of their missiles to target the entire nation of North Korea. And, we have amped up the belligerence by conducting intimidating and threatening exercises aimed at making North Korea flinch. Meanwhile,the missiles that the North have tested are universally known to be powered by rockets that are inappropriate for ballistic missiles but are,rather,the type of rocket that are used for orbital boost to launch satellites. But,stay tuned for more Loony-Tune episodes. One day,it may well be Canada (closet commies that they are!). Mike Pirkkala SebringPut U.S. Marines at our bordersEditor: The American bogustax system,the IRS,you and those who receive control of the tax money received the President,the VicePresident,the Speaker of the House and many public officials misuse the tax system by taking worldwide tours, taking family members and large groups of friends. The security for these groups is e xtra large. The cost to the taxpayer runs into billions of dollars. Now here is the rest of the story. Every nation on earth r eceives part of your tax dollar. The American tax systemp ays billions to form subsidies and pay for the millions of illegalshealthcare, schooling,drug care and for the prison system that many of them end up. Our prisons are busting at the seams. The millions of illegals have destroyed the housing industry,by putting millions of Americans out of work,they could no longer pay their mortgages and lost their homes and ability to care for their families. The sell-out of Americas health care to insurance companies and drug companies caused by Obama Care and the promoting of cutting Social Security and Medicare is criminal. Most of this present administration executive branch and the gang of eight should all be impeached and going forward. The United States Marines should take control of both our northern and southern borders,including our points of entry into the United States. There should be no tax dollars going to the United Nations. The United States should withdraw from that organization for their act in trying to re-write our Constitution. For Joe Biden,the vicepresident who suggested on national TV that world government should take control of these United States,he should be tried for treason and impeached. Billie E. Jewett Sebring


C M Y K Pete Barone, only one of the accused is cooperating with the state. (Makris the other isnt, Barone stated Wednesday. Makris is accused of holding onto a bag of clothing and shoes worn by Rodriguez and Felipe at the time the murder. Burgos, who is Felipes cousin, offered his Orlando apartment to the alleged killers after they had fled Highlands County. Barone said that a plea deal is likely to be accepted by Makris at the next pretrail conference. Makris and Burgos will appear in court again May 22. Two other defendants, Adriana Rodriguez (no relation to Jonathan Rodriguez) and Nicole Hebert, have already entered pleas. In March Hebert, 20, pleaded no contest to the charge of transporting the two alleged murderers out of the county and Adriana Rodriguez pleaded guilty to the charge of destroying evidence. S he cleaned blood off the walls at the site of the party where Doty was beaten to death. As a part of the plea agreement, both wom en agree to cooperate fully with the prosecution. J OHN LMAST John LMast, 90, passed away peacefully Wednesday, April 1 7, 2013, in Sarasota, Fla. John, who was born to a lovi ng Amish family near Goshen, Ind., in a timeb efore birth certificates were routine, began his exodus from his Amish roots at the age of 17 when he came home with a motorcycle.C ontrary to popular belief, his father, Levi, graciously accepted this youthful rebellion and even occasionally accepted rides in the carst hat followed shortly after that. In his young adulthood, John fought and was wounded in Italy in World War II. In fact, he was in one of the first landing craft on Anzio Beachhead during the invasion in January of 1944. After the war, John met a nd married his second wife, Hazel, and they created their own unique version of The Brady Bunch with their blended family. In order tos upport this ready-made brood, they established the f irst Mast Auto Sales in Goshen, Ind. With subse-q uent moves, those cars he loved as a teenager became his life work as he launched a new version of Mast Auto Sales in Sarasota, Fla., andt hen in Franklin, N.C. After his retirement, he moved back to Lake Placid, Fla., to live on Grassy Lake. This fueled his fishing pas-s ion, and he swore to the bitter end that he had indeed caught the big one in Grassy Lake. Of course, it got away; but if you knew John, you knew the story was true. John was preceded in death by his wife of 56 years, Hazel, in 2007. He is surv ived by only one of his 11 s iblings, Melvin Mast of Morristown, Ariz.; and by his six children, John Mast of Lake Placid, Patricia Mahar of Goshen, Ind., Terry Mast o f Waterville, N.Y., Grace B aty of Sarasota, Fla., Valorie Hipsher of Parker, Colo., and Joy Miller of Franklin, N.C. Amemorial service will b e conducted at 11 a.m. M onday,April 22, 2013 at Faith Baptist Church, 660 Holmes Ave., Lake Placid, FLwith the Rev. Bill Coleo fficiating. Interment service s will be held Wednesday April 24, 2013, 2 p.m. at the Sarasota National Cemetery, 9810 State Road 72. Wiegand Brothers Funeral Home 7454 S. Tamiami Trail Sarasota, FL34231 (941 o ne of the educational areas is needed. The two educational areas covered in this seminar are Crop Management from 8 a.m. to1 p.m., and Soil and Water Management from 1-6 p.m. Aworking lunch and snacks a re included. Registration deadline is Monday, May 6. For more information or t o request a registration packet, contact Lorrie Key at 784-7033 or by e-mail CorporateTraining@southflorida.edu.Friends of Istokpoga plan clean upLORIDAIn observance o f Earth Day, the Friends of I stokpoga Lake Association will conduct a clean up of t he Istokpoga Park Boat Ramp at 10 a.m. Saturday. The Istokpoga Park Boat Ramp is on U.S. 98 about nine miles east of U.S. 27. Gather at the park or organize your own lake c lean up in your neighborh ood to keep the waterways and shorelines clean on Lake I stokpoga. Everyone on Highlands C ounty lakes are encouraged to take time this weekend to clean up the lakes in celebration of Earth Day. Relay benefits from yard saleA VON PARKAyard sale will be held from 7:30 a .m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Bobby Lee Aluminum, 45 N Central Ave. All proceeds from the sale will go to Avon P ark Relay for Life.Emanon in concert at HammockSEBRING Music in the P ark features Emanon (jazz in concert from 7-9 p.m.S aturday at Highlands Hammock State Park in Sebring. Admission is $5; accomp anied children age 12 and under admitted free of c harge. Park entrance fee is $6 (up to eight people 6 p.m. the fee is waived. Bring lawn chairs or blank ets and flashlights; concerts are outdoors. F ood will be available at the Hammock Restaurant and by local vendors. Proceeds benefit park improvements via Friends of Highlands Hammock. Call 386-6094 or visit www.FloridaStateParks.org for more information.ABATE plans poker run on SaturdaySEBRING ABATE of Florida Inc. Inerstate Chapter presents Vets N Pets Poker Run to save the unwanted animals of Highlands County. Give the love they give us unconditionally. Sign up at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Blue Crab Restaurant, 825 N. Ridgewood Drive. Last bike out at 11 a.m.; last bike in at 3 p.m., ending at Veterans Beach on Lakeview Drive. Cost is $10 per person includes food, $5 extra hand, food, 50/50 and music. Proceeds will go to veterans and Humane Society of Highlands County. Safety and membership information is available. For more information, call Dale Moore at 414-4213.Child ID Program and Moose Membership DriveSEBRING The Women of the Moose of Lodge 2259, 11675 U.S. 98 East, are sponsoring a Child ID Program from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, under the auspices of the Masons. It is open to the public and there i s no charge for the service. The summer is fast approaching and children areo ut and about more. Predators are more apt to be l ooking for an opportunity to take advantage of youngsters when they are playing. It isn ecessary that you have all of your childs records in order in case an emergency s ituation should arise. A Membership Drive is being h eld in conjunction with the Child ID Program. The Loyal Order of the Moose 2259 and WOTM 873 are also holding an openh ouse and membership drive from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday. It is open to the public. The $20 enrollment application fee has been waived through April 30. Lunch will be available. E veryone who is interested in investigating the possib ility of becoming a member is invited to come in and see the lodge and get information on the facility and the social and charitable func-t ions. Moose International is a fraternal program and community service within the lodge and chapter systemk nown as the Loyal Order of Moose, the Women of the Moose and the Moose Riders. The Moose is a charitable, non-discriminatory, nonprofit corporation funded primarily by the members.AmVets plan a Solo Cup PartySEBRING AmVets Post 21, l2027 U.S. 27 South, will be hosting a Solo Cup Party at 7 p.m. with music by BilDi on Saturday. For more information, call 385-0234.Masons to hold a spaghetti dinnerLAKE PLACID Placid Masonic Lodge, 102 N. Main Ave., will hold a spaghetti dinner from 4-7 p.m. Saturday. Cost is $7 and includes salad, garlic bread, drink and dessert. Take-outs will be available. For information, call 2431356 or 465-8185.Free Low Vision classes offeredSEBRING Are you having difficulty with daily activities because of vision loss? The Lighthouse of Manasota will offer a series of eight free weekly classes in Sebring about living with vision loss, beginning Tuesday. Registration is required. Participants will learn adaptive strategies for performing everyday tasks, such a s dialing the telephone, writing a check, telling time, managing medications,p reparing meals, and reading food labels. F or more information or to register, call toll free at (877TheL ighthouse of Manasota is a not-for-profit agency that provides vision rehabilitation t raining in skills that promote self-sufficiency and i ndependence.Chamber hosting Administrative Professional LuncheonLAKE PLACID The annual Administrative Professional Luncheon will be at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Lake Placid Camp andC onference Center, 2665 Placid View Drive. If you w ish to attend, call the Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce for information. e can do it all, but should we? is the topic tob e discussed by guest speaker Dr. Hannah Carter is the director of the Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and NaturalR esources in Florida; providing leadership development to individuals in the agriculture and natural resource industries. She teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in leadership development and conducts workshops and presentations throughout the nation. The luncheon is sponsored by Home & Office Essentials, Mail Call Shipping, Millers Central Air Inc. and Wauchula State Bank.Downtown Community Garage Sale & Farmers Market is SaturdayBargain shoppers and browsers, stop by Downtown Sebring from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday for the local monthly garage sales. For space or more information, call 382-2649 or visit www.DestinationDowntown Sebring.com. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 19, 2013Page A5 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 ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3"; Black; obit page tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 4 4 3 3 MILLER'S CENTRAL AIR; 3.639"; 3"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 4 4 1 1 Continued from A2 CO MMUNITYBR IEFS Courtesy photo C FIndustries Director of Community Affairs Richard Ghent (leftesents a check for $3,500 to Community Resource Director Kiko Vazquez. CFIndustries is a proud partner of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast, giving promising futures to the children in the community through their oneo n-one mentoring programs to provide children facing a dversity with strong and enduring, professionally supporte d relationships that change their lives for the better, forever. CFIndustries donates $3,500 t o Big Brothers, Big SistersBy BARRYFOSTER N ews-Sun correspondentSEBRING It appears a L ocal Mitigation Strategy Working Group is again looking for citizen comments on a set of proposed flood maps for HighlandsC ounty. TheSouth Florida Water Management Districtwithdrew a set of proposed maps in September of lasty ear towait on an in-depth flood elevation study to be prepared by the SouthwestF lorida Water Management District. Now, officials of the H ighlands County Homeowners Association h ave sent a memo to their members telling them if they have questions aboutt he new proposal or want to appeal any part of it, that t hey need to contact the Highlands County Planning Department with their concerns as soon as possible. Those with computers w ho want to see the map can go to h ttp://www.cfrpc.org/floodmapupdate/ then select Highlands County fromt he sites Floodplain Map Viewer option. T he maps reportedly will be used to prepare ne flood insurance rate maps that m ay be used to determine whether or not home owne rs and/or mortgage holders will be required to carry the sometimes pricey flood insurance. That reportedly could be a mandateforl oans thatare federallybacked. T he idea drew fierce opposition last year -especially when rate schedulesw ere revealed to the public. At that time, those rate s chedules ran between nearly $500 to more than $11,000 annually. T here-work offlood mapsacross the state has been in progress for better than a year, with open houses on the subject dating back to the fall of 2011 when SWFWMD spokesmen held a session to improve identification off looding risks in the areas s urrounding 17 lakes in Highlands County W ater management officialssay their engineers have usednew mapping t echnology and more up-todate data to prepare new flood mapsthat present a m ore current picture of the countys current floodr isks. They say that could mean t henew mapsmightshowpropertiesflood risk levels may have changed. The appeals process will end on May 2. Highlands County Planner Martin Fittss aid at that time the appeals will be evaluated by the F ederal Emergency Management Agency. That could take as much as six months depending on how many appeals they get, he said. A fter that, FEMAwill issue a final notice of determination and the issuew ould be brought before the Highlands County commission for their approval. County flood maps being studied againPossible new classifications under an updated flood map: Property not curr ently within a high-risk f lood hazard area may n ow be in a high-risk hazard flood area. Property previously in a high-risk flood hazard area may no longer be in a high-risk hazard flood area. Property previously i n a high-risk flood hazard area may remain ina high-risk hazard flood area.Risk areas may change OBITUARIES Continued from A1 Doty defendants get continuances


C M Y K Page A6News-SunFriday, April 19, 2013www.newssun.com S FSC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, sfsc universtiy cente; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 0 0 9 9 heartland yp; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, Heartlandy Young Prof; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 2 2 2 2 1 1 t heir livestock go or some got loose. Since that time they have multiplied with S cott estimating there now could be as many as 300-400 chickens running loose. Moreover, the fowl have been causing p roblems throughout the neighborhood. They roost in carports, in trees, just about anywhere, he said. Plus they are s cratching up the yards and leaving droppings everywhere. They really do create q uite a mess. An auction to get rid of the captured chickens earlier this week was less than successful, with no bidders showing up. Since that time, Scott said his office has r eceived dozens of phone calls with people offering to buy up the chickens. They dont understand that by statute, we have to do thisthrough anauction, he said. In addition to the chickens, the Animal Control department will b e putting three horses on the block. Two of them c ame in this week, with owners saying they simply could no longer care fort hem. The paso fino mare and quarter horse gelding will j oin another quarter horse that already has been h oused at the facilities on Airport Road for some time. No new date has been set for an auction, althoughS cott would like to have it done within the next two weeks. Until that time, he said his officers will continue to trap chickens in the Highway Park area. e can catch anything, he said. C ontinued from A1 y ears, Clark has focused on employee wellness even through her own recent battle with cancer. Clark underwenta bilateral mastectomy on N ov. 1, 2010 and has since been declared cancer free. Darte Ahlbrandt will be the big name entertainer of the event. Ahlbrandt watched hism others battle with cancer, which inspired him to follow his dreams of music. Relay will be filled with games, music, memories and many tributes to those who havel ost their battle with the disease. S o far 24 teams have raised more than $37,000. The goal for this years relay event is$ 90,000. Our goal last year was $ 90,000; we didnt make it, but we cleared over $70,000. Weve got a ways to go for this year, event chair Betty Springsteen said. T he Sebring Relay has always had great turnouts, a ccording to Springsteen, who has been a part of the event for the past decade.S pringsteen is confident that the teams and supporters will p ull together to make another terrific event. Im not really worried a bout the weather; weve had great weather for Relay for the past several years so Im j ust putting only the positive vibes out there. We have a bout 250 survivors signed up and registered so its going to be a great event, Springsteen said. The Sebring Relay for Life e vent will be held from 12 p.m. Saturday until 6 a.m. Sunday. The event is free and open to the public. Food, games and activities will be available to keep participants, sup-p orters and attendees going through the night (food and activities are available at vari-o us costs). For more information contact Springsteen at 4490654. B lue will be spread as far as the eyes can see at this years Bluegrass Blueberry Festival sponsored by the Avon Park Noon Rotary. Music will fill the aira nd food will fill the bellies of patrons during the third a nnual event. Donaldson Park will be the destination from 10 a.m. until4 p.m. Saturday. Foods, beverages and barbecue will be a vailable for purchase for festival attendees. Awide range of blueberry products including beverages, pies and fresh blueberries are sure toc omfort the taste buds of patrons. T he annual blueberry pie bake-o ff will return t his year withs ome of the best b akers in the c ommunity coming out to show off theirs kills. The bake-off is sponsored by Winn-Dixie and includes three bakeoff categories: main dish, salad and dessert. Judges will award winn ers based on the criteria of taste and appeal, appearance and presentation as well as originality and creativity. T he Bluegrass Blueberry Festival will also features entertainment provided by local bluegrass b ands, delicious barbecue chicken dinner and tons of arts and crafts. For more information contact fest ival chairperson Alice Oldham at a lice1940@embarqmail.com/ C ontinued from A1 Saturday to feature music, memories and munchies D arryl S cott Animal C ontrol directorW e can c atch anything. Chickens captured in Highway Park to be sold at auction BOSTON (APThe painstaking work to identify a bombing suspect from reams of Boston Marathon footage yielded a possibleb reakthrough as investigators focused on a man seen dropping off a bag, and then walking away from the site of the second of two deadly explosions. The discovery of the image f ound on surveillance footage from a department store near the finish line was detailed by a city politician two days after the attack that left three peopled ead, wounded more than 170, and cast a dark shadow over one of this citys most joyous tradi-t ions. The footage hasnt been made public. At an interfaith service honoring the vict ims Thursday, President Barack Obama said there is a piece of Boston in me as he p aid tribute to the city shaken by what he has called an act of terror. Every one of us stands with you, he s aid, declaring later: You will run again! There was a heavy police presence around the citys main Roman Catholic cathedral as residents lined up before dawn, hoping tog et one of the roughly 2,000 seats inside. By 9 a.m., they were being turned away. Streets were blocked off around the Cathedral of the Holy Cross in Bostons South End. H omeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said Thursday the FBI wants to speak with individuals seen in at least one video from marathon, but she says shei snt calling them suspects. Without providing details of the mens appearance or what thev ideo shows, Napolitano told the House Homeland Security Committee on Thursday that there is some video thatr aised the question of individuals the FBI would like to interview. She said the invest igation is continuing apace. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick said he shared the frustration that the person or peo-p le responsible were still at large. Image leads to hunt for Boston bombing suspect Man seen dropping o ff bag at scene


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C M Y K Page 8ANews-SunFriday, April 19, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-116 IN RE: ESTATE OF FRANCES JEAN SUMMERS Division PROBATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of FRANCES JEAN SUMMERS, deceased, whose date of death was March 12, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 South Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representatives and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court 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 12, 2013. Personal Representatives: /s/ Cathy Britt 1218 Wildflower Street Lake Placid, Florida 33852 /s/ Betty Sides 1521 Central Avenue Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representatives: /s/ C. Parke Sutherland C. PARKE SUTHERLAND, ESQUIRE Attorney for CINDY HORTON Florida Bar Number: 0870781 900 W. Main St. Avon Park, FL 33825 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: sutherland@avonparklaw.com April 12, 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-140 IN RE: ESTATE OF ROGER D. RUSHLO Division: Probate Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Roger D. Rushlo, deceased, whose date of death was March 14, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, t he 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 t his 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 12, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Ferris Rushlo 6200 Mike Kahn Road Sebring, Florida 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charlotte Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. Attorney for Ferris Rushlo Florida Bar Number: 21297 STONE & WALDER, P.L. 3200 U.S. Hwy 27 S., Suite 304 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: Charlotte@stoneandwalder.com April 12, 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-135 IN RE: ESTATE OF GORDON W. DEFOUW Division: Probate Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Gordon W. Defouw, deceased, whose date of death was November 17, 2012, 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 12, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ David Haskins 1601 South Lake Reedy, Lot 4 Frostproof, Florida 33843 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charlotte Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. Attorney for David Haskins Florida Bar Number: 21297 STONE & WALDER, P.L. 3200 U.S. Hwy 27 S., Suite 304 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: Charlotte@stoneandwalder.com NOTICE UNDER FICTITIOUS NAME LAW PURSUANT TO SECTION 865.09 F LORIDA STATUTES NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desiring to engagein business under the fictitious name of ISABELLA'S (Doing Business As HOUSE located at 4920 US 27 South, in the County of Highlands, in the City of Sebring, Florida 33870, intends to register the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Florida Department of State, Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 17th day of April, 2013. Ana Austin April 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-128 Division Probate IN RE: ESTATE OFB ERNARD FRY COOPER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of BERNARD FRY COOPER, deceased, whose date of death was September 7, 2012, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Clerk of the Court, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The 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 12, 2013. Personal Representative: Christina Cooper 947 Wildflower Street Lake Placid, Florida 33852 Attorney for Personal Representative: John K. McClure Attorney for Christina Cooper Florida Bar Number: 286958 MCCLURE & LOBOZZO 211 S. Ridgewood Drive Sebring, Florida 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: jkmpleadings@mllaw.net Secondary E-Mail: johnmc@mllaw.net April 12, 19, 2013 N OTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Pursuant to a WRIT OF E XECUTION issued out of the Circuit Court of the 19th Judicial Circuit, in and for St. Lucie County, Florida, on the 8 th day of December, 2010, the cause wherein RIVERSIDE NATIONAL BANK OF FLORIDA is Plaintiff, and JEFFREY N. SMITH, is the Defendant, being Case No. 5 62010CA001700 in the said Court, I, Susan Benton as Sheriff of Highlands County, Florida, have levied upon all o f the, right, title and interest of the Defendant, JEFFREY N. SMITH, in and to the following described PERSONAL property, to-wit: 2002 FORD F250 VIN: 1FTNW21F02ED33775 I shall offer this property for sale at Ducks Body Shop, 1153 Hawthorne Drive, in the City of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida, on the 14th day of May, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will offer for sale all of the said defendant, JEFFREY N. SMITH'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, April 9th, 2013 SUSAN BENTON, SHERIFF OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA By: /s/ Krystal Garza Krystal Garza Judicial Process Specialist 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. Prepared Lt. Jack Bailey Highlands County Sheriff's Office 434 Fernleaf Ave. Sebring, FL 33870 April 12, 19, 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000194 SEC.: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE OF THE INDYMAC INDA MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-AR6, MORTGAGE PASSTHROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007AR6 UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AUGUST 1, 2007, Plaintiff, v. MIGUEL SOTO; JACQUELINE OSORIA; MIGUEL SOTO, JR.; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; SEBRING COUNTRY E STATES CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC.; AND TENANT N/K/A ANGEL HAMMONDS-WIGGINS. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 3, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2012-CA-000194 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 5th day of August, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 6, BLOCK 36, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES, SECTION TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, AT PAGE 34, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the p rovision of certain assistance. Please contact: Office of the Court Administrator Phone: (863 TDD: (863 DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 4th DAY OF April, 2013. /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA April 12, 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION C ASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-001337 DIVISION: DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE FOR HSI ASSET SECURITIZATION CORPORATION TRUST 2007-WF1, Plaintiff, vs. GRACEMARIE SNELLEN, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 19, 2013, a nd entered in Case No. 28-2010-CA-001337 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which Deutsche Bank National Trust Company, as Trustee for HSI Asset Securitization Corporation Trust 2007-WF1, is the Plaintiff and Gracemarie Snellen, Joseph M. Snellen, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 9th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 43 AND EAST 1/2 OF LOT 44, RAAB AND WINTER'S SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 28, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 51 EAST WOLF STREET, 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 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 15th day of April, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 (813 EService: servealaw@albertellilaw.com AO-10-53344 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2008-CA-000911 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-12 Plaintiff, vs. LAWRENCE J. MARTIN; MARY SUE MARTIN; JOSHUA M. MARTIN; JULIE C. EVANS-MARTIN A /K/A JULIE EVANS-MARTIN; 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. 2008-CA-000911 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-12, Plaintiff and LAWRENCE J. MARTIN AND MARY SUE MARTIN, HUSBAND AND WIFE AND JOSHUA M. MARTIN A/K/A JOSHUA MARTIN AND JULIE C. EVANS-MARTIN A/K/A JULIE EVANS-MARTIN A/K/A JULIE MARTIN, HUSBAND AND WIFE are defendant(s MAINE, 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., July 3, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 1, BLOCK F, OF LAKE JACKSON HEIGHTS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 52, 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 (2t his 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 April 12, 14, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 12-383-GCS U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING C ORPORATION, 2008-FT1 TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2008-FT1, Plaintiff, vs. J OSEPH CRUZ AKA JOSEPH P. CRUZ; UNKNOWN TENANT; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 12th day of April, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12-383-GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION, 2008-FT1 TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2008-FT1 is the Plaintiff and JOSEPH CRUZ AKA JOSEPH P. CRUZ and UNKNOWN TENANT(S PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 17th day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: PARCEL 58, OF HIGHLANDS HOMES SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGE 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 12th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Darren Whidden Deputy Clerk April IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No.: 13-170 GCS WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT AS OF FEBRUARY 1, 2006 SECURITIZED ASSET BACKED RECEIVABLES LLC TRUST 2006-FR1 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-FR1, Plaintiff, vs. E dward Prat, Unknown Spouse of Edward Prat, Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under or against Carol Thigpen, deceased, whether said Unknown Parties claim as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, trustees or other claimants, Leeanne Mounce, Unknown Tenant #1 and Unknown Tenant #2; Defendants. N otice of Action TO: Edward Prat Unknown Spouse of Edward Prat Residence Unknown Residence Unknown Unknown Parties claiming by, through, under or against Carol Thigpen, deceased, whether said Unknown Parties claim as spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, trustees or other claimants Location Unknown If living: if dead, all unknown parties claiming interest by, through, under or against the above named defendant(s ties claim as heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other claimants; and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property in Highlands County, Florida: Lot 8, Block 206, Leisure Lakes, Section 3, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 6, at Page 25, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Street Address: 931 Amaranth St, Lake Placid, FL 33852 has been filed against you and you are required to s erve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Clarfield, Okon, Salomone & Pincus, P.L., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 500 Australian Avenue South, Suite 730, West Palm Beach, FL 33401, within 30 days after the date of the first publication of this notice and file the original with the Clerk of this Court, otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on April 15, 2013. Bob Germaine Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk CLARFIELD, OKON, SALOMONE & PINCUS, P.L. Attorney for Plaintiff 500 Australian Avenue South, Suite 730 West Palm Beach, FL 33401 Telephone: (561 April 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 12000198GCS BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. TUYANNE MAH LEE MCFARLANE; UNKNOWN TENANT; IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 12th day of April, 2013, and entered in Case No. 12000198GCS, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and TUYANNE MAH LEE MCFARLANE and UNKNOWN TENANT(S JECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 15th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 34, BLOCK 147, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 10, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 60, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. 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CITY TOWING OF SEBRING reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 1HTSLAAM6WH527299 1998 INTERNATIONAL TRUCK April 19, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-147 IN RE: ESTATE OF HARRY W. HUMMEL, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS T he administration of the estate of HARRY W. HUMMEL, JR., deceased, whose date of death was February 13, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands Court, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER B ARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 19, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Harry W. Hummel, III 8321 W. Behrend Dr., Peoria, AZ 85382 Attorney for Personal Representative: CLIFFORD M. ABLES, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 Email: cmables@cmablespa.net /s/ Clifford M. Ables III FLORIDA BAR NO. 178379 April 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-136 Division: IN RE: ESTATE OF MARY A. BAKER Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Mary A. Baker, deceased, whose date of death was February 27th, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 12th, 2013. Personal Representative: Eunice B. Frost 117 Lake Ridge Drive Lake Placid, Florida 33852 William H. Heflin 610 Oak Hill Circle Sarasota, Florida 34232-1853 SHEEHAN & CELAYA, P.A. Attorneys for Personal Representative 300 DAL HALL BLVD. LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 Telephone: (863 Florida Bar No. 184165 E-Mail Address: tim@scjuris.com April 12, 19, 2013 Notice is hereby given that the following vehicles will be sold at public auction pursuant to F.S. 713.585 on the sale dates at the locations below at 9:00 a.m. to satisfy labor and storage charges. 2006 Ford 1FTWW33P16EB33140 Total Lien: $7035.25 Sale Date: 05/06/2013 Location: Jombie's Auto Repair 226 N. Commerce Ave Sebring, FL 33870 863-273-2126 Pursuant to F.S. 713.585 the cash amount per vehicle would be sufficient to redeem that vehicle from the lienor. Any interested party has a right to a hearing prior to the sale by filing a demand for the hearing with the Clerk of the Circuit Court in Highlands and mailing copies of the same to all owners and lienors. 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Call 863-399-6036. 7560M edical Supplies& EquipmentNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that a ll dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & Supplies RIDING LAWNTRACTOR John Deere $525. Call 863-655-1520 AIR CONDITIONER2.5 ton, Works Excel! Also Husky Riding Mower. $725. Call 863-385-8653 7400L awn & Garden SEBRING **ESTATE SALE ** 314 Swallow Ave., Fri & Sat, Apr. 19 & 20, 7:30 am 2pm.Furn., Flat screen TV's, H utch & table w/ chairs, bedroom outfit, Tools. Too Much To List! SEBRING SAT.Only! 8 12. 4470 US Hwy 27 S. in South Sebring 1 mile south of Sweetbay in the parking lot by C&S Indoor Flea market. Outdoor Jewelry (Quart size $2.00. Also, lots of other merchandise. 7320Garage &Yard Sales SEBRING FRI.Sat. 8 4pm. 826 Schlosser Rd. off Sparta Rd. Big Multi-Family Sale! Baby items, women's clothes, small to XL, 42" TV., electronics, Harley Davidson rain suits (men's & women's SEBRING -GARAGE / SIDEWALK SALE! DOWNTOWN at the CIRCLE. OVER 20 VENDORS APRIL 20TH., 7am 1pm. SEBRING *MOVINGSALE 4071 Thunderbird Rd. Brae Lock Fri & Sat., Apr. 19 & 20., 8am 4pm. EVERYTHING MUST GO!!! SEBRING *HUGE ESTATE SALE* 525 US HWY 27 S, Sat. Only Apr 20, 7:30-? Furn., Household items, Tools, Lawn & Garden, Sm. appl., High End decor., Clothes (adult items. New Merchandise! SEBRING *APARTMENT SALE Selling out, moving north. Lots of big items such as: bedroom, office, dining set, sofa bed, two chairs,TV, several wall groupings and lots of smaller items, with several tables full. Thurs. & Fri., April 18 & 19, from 8am to 5pm, 3267 Country Hill Rd. off of Corvette. Park in center area, up past mailboxes on left side. Cash Only! LAKE PLACIDThur. 9 5 & Fri. 9 1pm. 445 Tiger St. NW. Placid Lake Estates. Furn., kitchenware, tools. Everything Must Go! LAKE PLACIDSat. Only! 8 2pm. 1535 Spring Lane In Sylvan Shores. LaGrow Rd. to left on Lake Clay Dr. on Park, follow signs. Large Plant & Garage Sale. Azaleas in lots of colors and many more plant varieties. Priced to move. AVON PARKSat. Only 8 4pm. 2060 US HWY 27 North. (Out back 50% off Everything from last weekends sale! A lot left! Last Day! Everything Must Go! Big Garage Sale! AVON PARKMulti Family Sale! 1152 W. Anoka Lane, Fri Sat, Apr. 19 & 20, 8Am ? Frun., Baby stuff, Household items, Sm. appliances, Clothes infant to men's & women's. Golf clubs & Balls. Too Much To List! AVON PARKThur. Sun. 8 2pm. 2538 North Avon Park Blvd. Everything must go! 7320Garage &Yard Sales LAWN MOWERNEUTON Battery power. Includes battery charger, bag & trimmer attachment.. Good Condition. $80. 863-38-4137 GAS CAN/ 5 GALLON. LIKE NEW! $8. 863-453-7027 ALL TOHAUL Motorcycle or Scooter, Chrome front wheel chocks, handle bar harness, 4 ratchet tie down straps. All for $35. 863-453-7027 7310B argain BuysTV 42Inch Flat Screen, Hi Definition Projection. Excellent Condition. Asking $350. 863-382-0310 7300MiscellaneousORGAN LOWERYDebut Deluxe. Like New! $899. Call 863-840-0752 7260MusicalM erchandiseBEDROOM 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 7180Furniture 7000 M erchandiseS EBRING 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 8 63-381-1298 6750Commercial Rental SEBRING *NICE 2BR, 2BA, 1CG, Cathedral Ceiling. $675 Monthly, Plus $700 Security Deposit. RENTED!!!!! SEBRING *Nice Brick House 3BR, 2BA, kitchen appliances, W/D hookup, tile floors and patio. Near YMCA. $700/mo., 1st & Last with $500 Deposit. Call after 4pm. 863-381-1511 FROSTPROOF 3B/ROOM$635/mo. Extra Lot To Park Vehicles / Trucks No Sewer Fees Available now. First & Last. Leave Message. 863-635-1234 AVON PARK* LEASE OPTION / SELL 3BR. 2BA, Large Corner Lot with Lake View. Just Remodeled! Owner Will Finance if Needed. $137,500. 954-270-5242 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished HousesAVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6200UnfurnishedApartmentsSEBRING *2BR, 2BA, 1Car Garage 2000 sq. feet, Swimming Pool. No Pets. No Smoke. $800 / Monthly. 863-402-1142 6050Duplexes for Rent 6000 RentalsPALM HARBORFACTORY liquidation sale http://www.palmharbor.com/modelcenter/plantcity/ $39K off select 2012 models (3 John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesAVON PARK* SELL / LEASE OPTION 3BR, 2BA. Just Remodeled! Large Corner Lot. Lake View. $137,500. O wner Will Finance if needed. 954-270-5242 4060Homes for SaleA von Park 4000 Real Estate 3000 Financial TECH NEEDEDFor Fast Pace ASC, will train. Fax Resume to 863-471-6834 STAFF ACCOUNTANT Lykes Ranch has an immediate opening for a Staff Accountant at their Ranch office located in Brighton. Qualified applicants must be degreed Accountants and have a minimum of three years demonstrated experience in general ledger accounting to include: *Month-end close *Review of GL accounts and preparation of adjusting journal entries *Financial statement preparation and consolidation *Bank reconciliations *Development of effective management reporting *Financial analysis *Work with outside auditors In addition, candidates must be proficient in MS Excel, have effective verbal and written communication skills, and possess strong attention to detail. Experience in MS Dynamics GP is a plus. Lykes Ranch 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 apply online at LykesRanch.com, email their resume to rich.hetherton@lykes.com of Fax their resume to (863 Lykes Ranch is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace / Smoke Free Workplace, M /F/D/V. RN NEEDEDfor busy Surgical Center Monday Friday. Please fax Resume to: 863-471-6834 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. LOOKING FORAN EXPERIENCED PART TIME DENTAL HYGIENIST. Drop off Resume to: 511 S. Eucalyptus St. or email to: theodorebaker.happyteeth@gmail.com HELP NEEDED(PT Drivers for Flower Shop. Exp. a plus. Send reply to Box 127, The News-Sun, 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring FL,33870. 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 8 63-385-9100 2100H elp Wanted CONSTRUCTION FOREMANWANTED 15 yrs. experience. Full Time. DFWP. Very Busy Company. Send Resume to: info@stewart-construction.net or fax to: 863-385-0929 CONSTRUCTION CABINET/TRIMCARPENTER 10 yrs. experience. Full Time. DFWP. Very Busy Company. Send Resume to: info@stewart-construction.net or fax to: 863-385-0929 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 2100H elp WantedR EASLEYFarms months experience n eeded6 Temporary workers needed in Calhoun City, MS from approximately June 8, 2013 Nov 3, 2013. Following Supervisors instructions the worker will be clearing ground of rocks sticks & roots by hand. General field & fence maintenance. Preparing the ground for planting. Covering potatoes with use of bedding machine & covering with plastic. Cut slips by hand with knife, place in boxes to load & unload onto trucks. Riding mechanical transplanter and loading slips in planting cups. Manually weeding fields by hand or using hand tools. Divining plants by hand. Use of mechanical digging equipment to dig potatoes. May also harvet potatoes by hand with use of buckets. Must be able to sort, grade & pack potatoes by size, quality or type. Load & unload boxes on trucks or trailers. Clean all hand tools and mechanical equipment (All tools will be provided at no cost to worker) Will also plant, cultivate & harvest purple hull peas. Will also plant, cultivate & harvest watermelons. Work in extreme weather conditions. Must be able to work with minimum supervision. Two months experience needed for hand cutting slips and use of mechanical transplanter & mechanical diggers.. Workers will be paid the highest of $9.50 per hr or applicable piece rates depending on crop activity, ¾ guarantee, 35 hrs per week, housing, equipment and transportation provided at no cost to workers who cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each work day, must be 18 years or older. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be reimbursed upon completion of 50% of the work contract or earlier if appropriate. We participate in the E-Verify program and workers must have valid identification for I-9 preparation when they report to begin work. Apply for this job at the State Workforce/Job Center office in your area, please call for the nearest office in your area MS 662-842-2175, AL 256-259-1835, LA 318-676-7705, FL 863-385-3672, using job order MS 71695. 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mployment LOST ORSTOLEN DOG last seen Lake Josephine Rd. on 4/11. Husky Lab Mix named Rodeo. Black w/white markings, blue eyes, curly tail. male, fixed. 125lbs. Very Friendly. 941-284-8935 or 863-651-7230 LOST DOGon 3/30/2013 Avon Park Estates. $200 Reward! 8 63-773-4762 or 863-263-8315 LOST BLACKMALE HUSKY / LAB with White markings, Blue eyes, Curly tail. Lake Josephine Drive area. 941-284-8935 1200L ost & FoundSubscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 C lassified ads get fast results DUMMY 2013 REPORTER 2X3 AD # 00028837 DUMMY 2013 CIRCULATION MANAGER 2X3 AD # 00026405 HIGHLANDS CO. SHERIFFS DEPT. 2X5 AD # 00029278AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00028818 AVON PARK HOUSING 1X3 AD # 00028826


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C M Y K By TAYLOR TUBBS News-Sun correspondentWinning a district game is a great accomplishment, especially in such a flawless manor. The Sebring Blue Streaks traveled to Winter Haven on Tuesday night to take on Lake Gibson in the District 9 -6ATournament, and walked away with a 3-1 victory. Im very happy with h ow we played, said head coach Joe Sinness. We were consistent, and we had great pitching, hitting, and defense all around. Hannah Lollis took to the mound for all seven innings, throwing an impressive eight strike outs with only one walk. Sebring got things off to a good start by scoring two of their three runs in the first inning. Kara Faircloth singled, followed by another single by Kiana Antone. Tayla DaSilva and Carly Hoffner brought them around and across home plate, each getting an RBI and giving the Streaks a 2-0 lead that persisted until the bottom of the third. In the third, Lake Gibson got on board from an error, narrowing the lead to a single run. In the seventh DaSilva struck again, taking the wind out of the Lady Bravess sails for the final time by stealing home. It was a great slide, said Sinness. It really crushed Lake Gibsons spirits. We could literally see their shoulders drop. Spring is my favorite time of the year for bass fishing. Although the seasonal change isnt as dramatic here in Florida as it is up north, its still a significant change, and for bass fishermen, that change represents some great fishing opportunities. A s the water temperatures warm, fishing gets better and better every day, as evidenced just in the past cou-p le of weeks by the outstanding catches in many of o ur lakes in Highlands County. I n the past few weeks Ive had the opportunity to fish L ake Istokpoga, Lake Josephine, Lake June, Lake Glenada and Lake Lotela, and the fish have been cooperating on most every trip. Istokpoga, the fifth largest lake in Florida, has produced best with a number of fish in the 3to 8-pound range, followed closely by Lake June. Although the majority of the bass have spawned out, there is still evidence of a few spawners in some of the deeper lakes. Drifting over a grass bed on Lake June I saw two huge bass on separate beds, sharing the ritual with their smaller male partners. This time of year there are many bass tournaments held on the weekends, primarily Sundays, and the results have been just short of phenomenal. Two weeks ago, in a tournament on Lake Istokpoga, five teams weighed in 30 lbs or more. Thats an average of six pounds per fish. For you non-tournament anglers, a typical tournament allows two fishermen to catch and keep their combined five largest fish for weighing in, and after weigh-in all fish are released alive. Great care is taken with every fish since points (or weight) is deducted for injured or dead fish. When you consider a com bined five fish total weight in excess of 30 pounds, y oure talking about some mighty nice fish. B ut even more amazing is t he fact that in order to catch and cull down to their largest five fish, they may have caught dozens of smaller fish. It just proves how strong our fishery really is. But its not just the tournament anglers who are enjoying the springtime bonanza. Ive heard from dozens of readers who have had great success, not only on Lake Istokpoga, but all the lakes in Highlands County. Josey Ervin, who fishes almost every day with her husband Harry on Lake Glenada, Lake Lelia or Lake Lotela has had some nice catches recently. She sent me pictures of an eight-pound wallhanger caught at Lake Glenada in 14 feet of water, as well as a six-pounder on Lake Lelia. My fishing buddy Burt Watkins was out with his nephew, Jack Crunkelton on Lake Anoka, and they boateda nice 5 1/2 pounder, along with some 2-3 pound fish. And even the shore fishermen are proving that spring is a good time to fish, as evidenced by Pastor Derek Frymiers 8 pounder caught off the boardwalk at Lake Istokpoga. So what makes this the best time of the year to be fishing for largemouth bass? Well, there are a number SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, April 19, 2013 Page B4 Fishin Around... Don Norton Springtime Bassin Courtesy photo Josie Ervin shows off a whopping eight-pounder she caught on Lake Glenada. See BASS, Page B3 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE The Lady Blue Streaks got past Lake Gibson Tuesday night, moving them to tonights District 9-6A Tournament title game. Lady Streaks win, move to title game See SEBRING, Page B3 N ews-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Luis Martinez had three hits and scored twice, while Torri Pringle and Kyle Kelley each had three RBI in Avon Parks w in at Booker Tuesday. News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Their season may have come to an end Tuesday, but Breauna Corley leads a core of strong underclassmen that has Lake Placid softball headed in the right direction. By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comThe topsy-turvy Avon Park baseball season was on the upswing Tuesday night, as a late rally blew the doors off the host Booker Tornadoes in a 144 win. S ince starting the season with nine straight wins, the Devils have gone just 6-8 since, with their bombastic bats too often sporadic, and a solid defense sometimes springing leaks. Tuesdays win in Sarasota, though, saw Booker break out to an early lead with three runs in the first and one in the third. Avon Park scratched for one in the second before a four-run fourth edged them into the lead. By then, Kenny McGrath was on in relief and the left-hander held the Tornadoes in check the rest of the way, allowing just one hit while striking out six in three innings of work. The big rally came in the sixth as the Devils p ushed nine runs across the plate before McGrath set the side down in order to end it early on the mercy rule. Kyle Kelley and Lou Martinez lead the offense with three hits each, with Kelley and Torri Pringle each accounting for three RBI. Avon Park finished the regular season Thursday night at Hardee against the Wildcats, and will head to Frostproof Monday to face the Mulberry Tigers in the District 10-4A Tournament opener. Devils blast Booker By ALEX COYNE News-Sun correspondentLake Placid Softball traveled to Mulberry Tuesday night for a second-round District 10-4ATournament game. But their strong season came to an ultimate end as they fell short on the road to the Tigers in a mercy-rule shortened, six-inning game, 11-1. But though their season was ended, senior Laine Weber-Callahan was more than satisfied with her final high school season. I couldnt have asked for a better season with a better group of girls, she stated. My teammates made it truly amazing. The game started out slow, due to the lack of runs for both the Dragons and the Tigers in the first two innings. In the top of the third inning, Raveen Gobourne scored the first run of the night. Mulberry bounced back in the bottom of the third with five runs of their own, making it a 5-1 game entering the fourth inning. Both teams failed to score in the fourth inning, freezing the score at 5-1 and keeping the Dragons within relative reach. But Lake Placid was left scoreless in the top of the fifth, and Mulberry earned four runs to make it a 9-1 game and pushing it further out of reach. With ever-extending deficit, the Dragons knew that they had to come up with some runs, but fell short when they were left empty-handed in the top of the sixth inning. The Tigers scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth, forcing a 10-run rule to end the game early with the scoreboard reading 11-1. It was a great season and I wouldnt trade the whole experience for anything in the world, senior Shelby Bertram said. And while it was a great season, with many big wins that seniors Bertram, WeberCallahan and Taylor Test played a big part in, this likely isnt just a momentary blip on the radar. While losing these important players, the Lady Dragons will return a strong core of underclassmen including the likes of Anne WeberCallahan, Courtney Delaney, Breauna Corley, Holly Krett, Gobourne, Shannon Huber, Hali Pollard, Carly Hopper and Tamija Douglas. Aturnaround season for Lake Placid softball, that has it moving in the right direction for years to come. News-Sun Sports Editor Dan Hoehne contributed to this article. Lady Dragons downed but looking up


C M Y K YMCA 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 Cheerleading Program ages 5-16. A ny questions please call 382-9622.Miracle League 5KLAKE PLACID Heartland National B ank presents The Miracle League for Highlands County 2013 5K-10K Run W alk Team Challenge Saturday, May 18, at DeVane Circle Park in Lake Placid. E ntry fees Early student $15; early team member $20; early individual $25; day of race $30 (day of race, registration closes promptly at 7 a.m.) Race starts at 7:30 a.m. sharp. First 150 registered entrants guaranteed a Dri-fit T-shirt. Send entry name, gender, race youre doing, team name, address, phone number, age, shirt size and e-mail. Any lack of information will not be acceptable. Make check out to Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, 18 North Oak Avenue, Lake Placid, FL33852. Awards for each race 5K and 10K. Team awards will be presented for Most Creative Team and Team with Most Finishes. Proceeds from this new event will directly benefit the Miracle League for Highlands County as $200 plus $3 of each paid entry (more than 150 ed to this wonderful organization. Sponsored by Cohan Radio Group; CORARehabilitation and Sports Medicine; Delray Plants (sponsors of Miracle League shirts); Eastside Christian Church; Howard fertilizer and chemical; The Journal; Lake Placid Health Care Center; Wheeler Farms Inc.; Winn Dixie; and Party Dog Entertainment. For more information, contact Niki Gregor, event chair at 386-1300 or ngregor@heartlandnb.com .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.Sebring High School athletic postersSEBRING Chris Cook, Athletic Director of Sebring High School, wishes to inform the surrounding business community that he has authorized AllAmerican Sports Posters to produce Sebring High Schools athletic posters. All-American Sports Posters will provide terrific looking sports posters and will help the athletic department to raise much needed additional funding. All-American Sports Posters will be contacting local businesses to line up community sponsorship for this program and Chris Cook urges all businesses to consider putting their support behind this worthy effort. As you are no doubt aware, there a re many businesses that solicit via telephone a 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 andh as been authorized to conduct this camp aign on behalf of the Sebring High School Athletic Department. No other company has been authorized to represent Sebring High School in that way and you should question any other requests for funds. I f you have any questions, contact Cook, at 471-5500 or All-Americ an Sports Posters at (800Bowling for GradsLAKE PLACID Bowling for Grads will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, Ap ril 20. Cost $15 per person, or $40 for a team of four, (includes three games and shoe s) 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, silent 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, co ntact 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.Home run for Habitat 5KSEBRING Home run for Habitat 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, June 1, at Highlands Hammock State Park. Check-in starts at 7 a.m.; race starts promptly at 8 a.m. Entry fee $15 through May 24; $20 after and until Race Day, June 1 (checks if mailed and cash on day of race). Shirt sizes can only be guaranteed for pre-registered participants. Age groups eight and under; 9-13; 1419; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70-70-plus. Make checks payable to: Habitat f or Humanity and mail information (names, gender, race day age, address, phone number, e-mail address, event youre entering and T-shirt size) and check to: Highlands County Habitat for Humanity, 159 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. EASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLPctGB y-New York5428.659 x-Brooklyn4933.5985 x-Boston4140.50612.5 Philadelphia3448.41520 Toronto3448.41520 Southeast Division WLPctGB z-Miami6616.805 x-Atlanta4438.53722 Washington2953.35437 Charlotte2161.25645 Orlando2062.24446 Central Division WLPctGB y-Indiana4932.605 x-Chicago4537.5494.5 x-Milwaukee3844.46311.5 Detroit2953.35420.5 Cleveland2458.29325.5WESTERN CONFERENCESouthwest Division WLPctGB y-San Antonio5824.707 x-Memphis5626.6832 x-Houston4537.54913 Dallas4141.50017 New Orleans2755.32931 Northwest Division WLPctGB z-Oklahoma City6022.732 x-Denver5725.6953 Utah4339.52417 Portland3349.40227 Minnesota3151.37829 Pacific Division WLPctGB y-L.A. Clippers5626.683 x-Golden State4735.5739 x-L.A. Lakers4537.54911 Sacramento2854.34128 Phoenix2557.30531 x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference ___ Tuesdays Games Toronto 113, Atlanta 96 Indiana at Boston, Cancelled L.A. Clippers 93, Portland 77 Wednesdays Games Denver 118, Phoenix 98 Dallas 99, New Orleans 87 Chicago 95, Washington 92 Memphis 86, Utah 70 Minnesota 108, San Antonio 95 Milwaukee 95, Oklahoma City 89 New York 98, Atlanta 92 Brooklyn 103, Detroit 99 Charlotte 105, Cleveland 98 Toronto 114, Boston 90 Miami 105, Orlando 93 Philadelphia 105, Indiana 95 L.A. Lakers 99, Houston 95, OT Golden State 99, Portland 88 L.A. Clippers 112, Sacramento 108E ASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Pittsburgh3310066147106 N.Y. Islanders2216549124124 N.Y. Rangers2117446102100 Philadelphia1921341119131 New Jersey1517104096115 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Boston261155711894 x-Montreal2612557135113 Toronto2414553131118 Ottawa221465010491 Buffalo1919644114130 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA Washington2417250134119 Winnipeg2219246113126 Tampa Bay1722438136135 Carolina1723236109134 Florida1323632101147WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA z-Chicago33547013987 St. Louis2416250112105 Columbus2116749109112 Detroit2016747108110 Nashville1521838100123 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA Vancouver2412755118104 Minnesota2416351114109 Edmonton1619739106120 Calgary1722438116147 Colorado1422735103135 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Anaheim2710660127108 Los Angeles2414553122107 San Jose2313753109104 Dallas2118345118126 Phoenix1817743110114 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference ___ Tuesdays Games Winnipeg 4, Tampa Bay 3, SO St. Louis 2, Vancouver 1, SO San Jose 3, Los Angeles 2, SO N.Y. Islanders 5, Florida 2 Washington 5, Toronto 1 Ottawa 3, Carolina 2 Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Rangers 2 Minnesota 5, Edmonton 3 Wednesdays Games Buffalo 3, Boston 2, SO Pittsburgh 6, Montreal 4 Calgary 3, Detroit 2 Columbus 3, Anaheim 2, OT Thursdays Games N.Y. Islanders at Toronto, late Florida at N.Y. Rangers, late Tampa Bay at Montreal, late Washington at Ottawa, late New Jersey at Philadelphia, late Carolina at Winnipeg, late Phoenix at St. Louis, late Vancouver at Dallas, late Columbus at Los Angeles, late Minnesota at San Jose, late Fridays Games Pittsburgh at Boston, 7 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Dallas at St. Louis, 8 p.m. Nashville at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Edmonton at Colorado, 9 p.m. Anaheim at Calgary, 9 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston104.714 New York85.6151.5 Baltimore77.5003 Toronto69.4004.5 Tampa Bay59.3575 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit95.643 Kansas City86.5711 Chicago78.4672.5 Minnesota67.4622.5 Cleveland58.3853.5 West Division WLPctGB Oakland124.750 Texas95.6432 Seattle610.3756 Los Angeles410.2867 Houston411.2677.5___Tuesdays Games N.Y. Yankees 4, Arizona 2 Boston 7, Cleveland 2 Baltimore 5, Tampa Bay 4 Chicago White Sox 4, Toronto 3 Atlanta 6, Kansas City 3 Texas 4, Chicago Cubs 2 Minnesota 8, L.A. Angels 6 Oakland 4, Houston 3 Detroit 6, Seattle 2 Wednesdays Games Kansas City 1, Atlanta 0 Oakland 7, Houston 5 N.Y. Yankees 4, Arizona 3 Boston 6, Cleveland 3 Tampa Bay 6, Baltimore 2 Chicago White Sox 7, Toronto 0 Texas at Chicago, ppd., rain L.A. Angels at Minnesota, ppd., rain Detroit 2, Seattle 1, 14 innings Thursdays Games Texas at Chicago Cubs, late Detroit at Seattle, late Arizona at N.Y. Yankees, late Boston at Cleveland, late Tampa Bay at Baltimore, late Chicago White Sox at Toronto, late Fridays Games L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 2-1 (Hammel 2-1 N.Y. Yankees (Kuroda 2-1oronto (Morrow 0-1 Kansas City (Shields 1-2 (Buchholz 3-0 Oakland (Anderson 1-2ampa Bay (Cobb 1-1 Seattle (J.Saunders 1-1exas (Darvish 2-1), 8:05 p.m. Cleveland (Myers 0-2 (Harrell 0-2 Minnesota (Worley 0-2) at Chicago White Sox (Peavy 2-1 Detroit (Ani.Sanchez 2-0 (Hanson 1-1NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta122.857 Washington96.6003.5 New York76.5384.5 Philadelphia69.4006.5 Miami312.2009.5 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis86.571 Cincinnati87.533.5 Pittsburgh77.5001 Milwaukee58.3852.5 Chicago49.3083.5 West Division W LPctGB Colorado104.714 San Francisco96.6001.5 Arizona86.5712 Los Angeles78.4673.5 San Diego510.3335.5 ___ Tuesdays Games Colorado 8, N.Y. Mets 4, 1st game N.Y. Yankees 4, Arizona 2 St. Louis at Pittsburgh, ppd., rain Atlanta 6, Kansas City 3 Miami 8, Washington 2 Cincinnati 0, Philadelphia 0, tie, 9 innings, susp., weather Texas 4, Chicago Cubs 2 Milwaukee 10, San Francisco 8 Colorado 9, N.Y. Mets 8, 10 innings, 2nd game San Diego 9, L.A. Dodgers 2 Wednesdays Games Kansas City 1, Atlanta 0 Cincinnati 1, Philadelphia 0, comp. of susp. game N.Y. Yankees 4, Arizona 3 Pittsburgh 5, St. Louis 0 Cincinnati 11, Philadelphia 2 Washington 6, Miami 1 Texas at Chicago, ppd., rain Milwaukee 4, San Francisco 3 N.Y. Mets at Colorado, ppd., snow San Diego 7, L.A. Dodgers 2 Thursdays Games San Francisco at Milwaukee, late Texas at Chicago Cubs, late N.Y. Mets at Colorado, late Arizona at N.Y. Yankees, late Atlanta at Pittsburgh, late St. Louis at Philadelphia, late Miami at Cincinnati, late Fridays Games Atlanta (Hudson 2-0 (Undecided L.A. Dodgers (Ryu 2-1 (Hammel 2-1 St. Louis (J.Garcia 1-0) at Philadelphia (Halladay 1-2 Miami (Slowey 0-2) at Cincinnati (Latos 0-0), 7:10 p.m. Washington (Strasburg 1-2. Mets (Harvey 3-0), 7:10 p.m. Chicago Cubs (Samardzija 1-2 Milwaukee (Estrada 1-0 Arizona (Kennedy 1-1 (Chacin 2-0 San Diego (Volquez 0-3) at San Francisco (Bumgarner 3-0BASKETBALLNational Basketball Association MEMPHIS GRIZZLIESSigned F Donte Greene and F-C Willie Reed to multiyear contracts. NEW YORK KNICKSAnnounced the retirement of F Rasheed Wallace. Signed C Earl Barron for the remainder of the season.FOOTBALLNational Football League GREEN BAY PACKERSSigned LB Clay Matthews to a five-year contract extension. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TUESDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Frostproof,vs.Frostproof,5:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Frostproof,if necessary,7 p.m. Sebring SATURDAY: Boys Weightlifting at State,Kissimmee Civic Center,10:30 a.m. TUESDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Lake Gibson,vs.Kathleen,7 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Lake Gibson,if necessary,7 p.m. SFSC TODAY: Baseball at St.Petersburg,6 p.m. SATURDAY: Baseball vs.State College of Florida,1 p.m. MONDAY: Baseball at Hillsborough,3 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at Polk State,6 p.m. Avon Park TODAY: Boys Weightlifting at State,Kissimmee Civic Center,10:30 a.m. MONDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Frostproof,vs.Mulberry,7 p.m. TUESDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Frostproof,if necessary,vs.DeSoto,7:30 p.m. FRIDAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Frostproof,if necessary,7 p.m. N N B B A A S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . Boston at New York . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 5 5 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . G olden State at Denver . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 8 8 p p . m m . Chicago at Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . M emphis at L.A. Clippers . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NC C O O L L L L E E G G E E H H O O C C K K E E Y Y F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . F riday Night Fights . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . T yson Fury vs. Steve Cunningham . . . . . . N N B B C C 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . Saul Alvarez vs. Austin Trout . . . . . . . . S S H H O O W WP P R R E E M M I I E E R R L L E E A A G G U U E E S S O O C C C C E E R R S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 9 9 : : 5 5 5 5 a a . m m . F ulham vs. Arsenal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2C C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . R ice at Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NM M L L B B F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . O akland at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . R egional Minnesota at Chicago White Sox or Washington at N.Y. Mets . . . . . . . . . . . . . F F O O X X 7 7 p p . m m . O akland at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NTimes, games, channels all subject to change A A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 5 5 p p . m m . N HRA Dollar General Nationals . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2G G O O L L F F F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Open de Espana . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . P GA RBC Heritage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 6 6 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . 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C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, April 19, 2013Page B3 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 AVON PARK ROTARY; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process,blueberry festival p /u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 2 2 2 2 f un shoot; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, fun shoot (in kind 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 2 2 2 2 8 8 o f factors. First and foremost would be warming of the water. A s our lake temperatures w arm from the high 50s, and low 60s to the 70and 80-degree range, the metabolism of largemouth bass increases as well. As a cold blooded creature, a bass is comfortable at almost any temperature, but the difference is they feed much more when their body temperature (lake temperature) increases. This increase in their metabolic rate gives them reason to move into shallower areas where baitfishes are more abundant and they become much more accessible to fishermen. The spawn, which takes place each year in late winter, early spring is also a reason for fish to be shallower. Although the spawn typically is kicked off by the first full moon in January, m any fish will spawn even earlier, as they did this year, due to the warmer winter water temperatures. But as often happens, the spawn was interrupted many times in January and February, running the bass off their beds due to cold fronts, dropping water temperatures and high winds. As a result, many bass that started the spawning ritual in January, never completely spawned out until March or April. With higher daytime temperatures, longer daylighth ours and an abundance of baitfish in the shallows, the post-spawn fish, recovering from their nesting activities, a re eager to feed. Thats good news for us f ishermen! S o how long will the good times last? Typically through June, and by then the water temperatures have gotten too warm, forcing many fish out of shallow water since high water temperatures hold less oxygen, and giving them reason to seek refuge in deeper, cooler, oxygen-rich water. Bass will still be plentiful and available through the summer months, but unlike this time of the year when they can be found feeding all day long, early morning will provide the best results. So put off mowing the grass, cleaning out the garage or planting those flowers this weekend and take advantage of the best b ass fishing of the year. There are a lot of people up north whod love to have the opportunity we have in o ur own backyards. D on Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He lives in the Golf Hammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, and is the owner o f a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 863-273-4998 or 2 16-339-6571 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from B1 Bass more active as it warms Lake Gibson was unable to recover from the blow, giving the Streaks the 3-1 victory in the win-or-go-home tournament game. F or the Streaks, their season continues with tonights championship match-up with top-seed and host Winter Haven. eve already beat ourselves twice against Winter Haven, said Sinness. We just have to get our head in the game to take them on. By reaching the title game, Sebring is assured of a spot i n the Class 6Astate playoffs. Continued from B1 Sebring set for showdown News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Hannah Lollis handcuffed Lake Gibson, striking out eight and walking just one in her complete-game effort Tuesday.


C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands Youth Football and Cheer Organization (HYFC having a Car Wash fundraiser at Advanced Auto Parts at the corner of US 27 and the Sebring Parkway on Saturday, April 20, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. All monies earned or donated will be used to purchase equipment and uniforms for the boys and girls. HYF will be registering players and cheerleaders on Saturday as well. If you are interested in joining the Highlands Eagles team to play football or cheer, or if you have already registered online and just need to pay your registration fee, please come to the Advanced Auto Parts on Saturday to secure your spot for the upcoming fall football and cheerleading season that begins in early July. Registration fees are $80 each for Football and Cheer with discounts available if you are signing up multiple children. Ages for the divisions are as follows: Flag 5-6; Mitey Mite 7-9; Pee Wee 10-11; Junior Varsity 12-13 and Varsity 14-15. There are limited spots available for football and cheerleading divisions. Page B4News-SunFriday, April 19, 2013w ww.newssun.com SPRINGLAKE GOLF RESORT* NEW; 3.639"; 3"; Black; sports tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 4 4 5 5 G RIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 4/19/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 3 3 0 0 4 4 Special to the News-SunSaturday 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 details and meet-up time. FTA Heartland Chapter April Activities Golf HammockThe Golf Hammock Ladies played a Two Best Balls event on Wednesday, April 17. Taking first place was the team of Jean Haig, Marge Pederson and Joan Armbruster with minus 23. Second place went to Lorraine Friend, Trudy Stowe and Nancy Senior with minus 22. Last Monday, April 15, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am golf at Golf Hammock. There was a tie in A group for first place between Jim Gulick and Les Campbell at plus 5. Gary Galle scored plus 5 to take first place and Mike Anselm was in second place at plus 4 in B group. I n C group David Mulligan had plus 5 for first place in and Dick Botelho came in second place with plus 1. Jack Schell came in with plus 6 in D group and Big Jim Paiddaigneualt came in second place at plus 2. P aul Skidmore came in first place with plus 4 in E group and Harold Brown in second place with plus 1. Ken Porter scored plus 5 to win first p lace in F group with plus 5 and Terry Yandle in second p-lace with plus 3. Captain Billy Parr shot even that was good for first place in G group and a tie in second place between Bill Alesi and Joe Hamilton at minus 2. Bob Hughes scored a plus 11 that was good for first place in H group anda three-way tie for second place between Dave Lippens, Greg Brewer and Brady Bryan at minus 3. There was a tie in I group for first place between Jimmy Black and Bill Katcher plus 5. K en Granger won first place in J group with plus 9 and Jay Shepard came in second place with plus 4. In K group Sal Sboto scored a huge plus 10 to win first place and Frank Branca came in second place at plus 3. Next Monday, April 22, the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock Country Club beginn ing at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call Pete Mezza at 382-1280.Lake June W estA Scramble was played on Thursday, April 11. Winning first place was the team of Ron and Sylvia West, John and Sue Ruffo and Helene Mellon with 52; a nd second place, John and Shelly Byron, John and Gloria Huggett with 55. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Tying for first/second places were Eva Huffman andD ick Denhart with 7feet each. No. 4, Ken Rowen, 27-feet-3; and No. 8, Shelly Byron, 11-feet-5. The Mens Association played a Mens League event Wednesday, April10. Winning first place was the team of Ron West, Art Schmeltz, OrvilleH uffman, Walt Nagel and Larry Heath with 38. Tying for second/third places were the teams of John Byron, Doyan Eades, Don Boulton and Bill Fowler; Dick Denhart, Ward Shaw, Jack Maginnis and Dick Reaney with 44 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Jack Maginnis, 6-feet-2; No. 4, Ron West, 9-feet-4; and No. 8, Bill Fowler, 11feet-1.Placid LakesT he LPAA/Sottile Golf Scramble, Low Gross and Low Net event was played Saturday, April 13 with 76 players. Low Gross Tying for first/second places were the teams of Matt Garcia, Nate Cervantes, Charlie Cervantes and Rob De Long; Dan Coomes, Nathan Coomes, Steve Young and Bob Fires with 55 each. Third place, Dan Wirick, Darren Wirick, Randy Proctor and Larry Bush with 59. Low Net First place, Ricky Carnahan, Logan Smith, Justin Roberts and Austin Stidham with 44; second place, Jonah Brown, Doug Brown, Scott Cantwell and Jeff C antwell with 45.4; and third place, S teve Griffin, Jackson Griffin, Parker G riffin and Danny Green with 48.4. Low Gross determined by matching up of the cards. The Mens Association played a Quota Points game on Wednesday, April 10. The winners were: First place, Frank Fisher with plus-17; second place, John Goble with plus-12; and third place, Jeff Harstine with plus-8. Closest to the pin: No. 6, Bud Snyder, 3feet-2. The Ladies Association played a Quota Points game on T uesday, April 9. The winners were: First place, Karen Wallin with plus-7; and second place, GloriaZ iegler with plus-6. Tying for third/fourth places were Narola Rosenberg and Carol Olsen with plus-3 each. Closest to the pin: No. 2, Bobbie Miller, 13-feet-8.River GreensThe Morrison Group played on Monday, April 15, and saw Al Farrell and Butch Smith shoot a 59 for the win. Lefty St. Pierre and Tim Thomas teamed up to shoot a 61 for second. A Limited Member event was played o n Monday, April 15, with a Pro-Am Point team and individual format. Kay and John Lemek, Mike Lueth a nd Don Miller totaled a +7 to win the team event. Don Miller got +6 to take the top s pot individually, while John Lemek and Sherry Delisle each totaled +5. A Mens Day event was played Saturday, April 13. Buch Sanders and Jim Anderson shot an 81 to win Flight One, with Russ Rudd and Clay Davis second with an 84. In Flight Two, Warren Henderson and Keith Kincer had a 78 for the win, with Paeter March and Tim Thomas taking second. T homas did get Closest to the Line at No. 18. Closest to the Pin results saw Harold Plagent get to 4-feet, 6-inches from No. 3, Don McDonald to 1-foot, 1 0-inches from No. 5, Clay David to 4feet, 7-inches from No. 12 and Bill Mountford to 3-feet, 9-inches from No. 17. A Ladies Pro-Am was played on Thursday, April 11. J ody Ethun, Donna Johnson, Helen Ochala and Bev Rudd totaled a whoppint +17 for the win. Karen Speaker, Betty Wallace, Michele Koon and Pat Kincer were seco nd at +2. Individually, Ethun scored +6 1/2, O chala +5 1/2 and Carole McClary +4 1/2. The Golfettes played a Low Gross, Low Net event on Tuesday, April 9. Getting Low Gross, at 68, was the t eam of April Bienick, Jeannine P ersails, Donna Johnson and Dee Paul. Getting a 71 for second were Pat Kincer, Mary Beth Carby, Bev Rudd and Janella Forcier. L ow Net on the day was a 59, brought in by Pauline Bridge, Barb P lunkett, Pat Graf and Betty LeBlanc. And a pair of 61s came in to tie for second in Low Net. Fran Neil, Anne Kelly, Sally Dworak and Pat Gower teamed up for the s core, as did Babe McDonald, Carolyn Brunswick, Mary Belobradich and Laura Smutnick.SpringLakeThe Spring Lake Womens League played a 2 Person Team Best Ball Net event on Wednesday, April 17. Coming in first with a net 59 was Judy Dunn and Marilyn Redenbarger. The team of Teri Swisher and Carole Frederick took second with a net 66. Third place, with a net 67, was Lou Cannon and Wanda Baker. HYFC Car Wash and Registration


C M Y K Free diabetes classes set for MayS EBRING The Highlands County Health Department is offering Diabetes Self-Management Education classes as part of its Wellness and Diabetes Education Program. T his program serves Highlands County residents o f all ages,especially those with diabetes or at risk for developing diabetes. Education is the key to success for diabetes control andf or the prevention of complications. These classes are free of charge and provided by Margaret Pierce,RN,and Aleyda Oliveros,nutritionist. C lasses in English are scheduled in Sebring on May 6-8 from 8:30-11:30 a.m. and May 20-22 from 5:308:30 p.m. at the conference room A of the Highlands County Health Department, 7205 South George Blvd. Enrollment is limited and registration is required. Contact the Health Department Wellness and Diabetes Education Program at 863-382-7294. Memory screenings offeredSEBRING Some memory loss is normal as we age, but if memory loss is affecting your ability or the ability of someone you love to livea fulfilling,joyful life, Change of Pace is offering free memory screening from 10 a.m. to 4 0.m. on Monday,April 29. To schedule an appointment for a screening,please call the Center at 863-3821188 and ask for Lisa Rodriguez. Change of Pace meets at Sebring Christian Church at 4514 HammockR oad. Community outreach Ace Homecare community o utreach events schedule for this week in April: M onday,April 22 9 a.m., Coping with Transitions, Resthaven Assisted Living facility,off S.R. 64, Resthaven Road,ZolfoS prings; and 1 p.m., Caregivers Support Group, Crown Pointe Assisted Living Community,Sun n Lake Blvd.,Sebring. T uesday,April 23 9 a.m., Health Fair,Groves behind Sebring Diner,U.S. 27; and 10:30 a.m.,Health Fair, Lake Placid Meal Site,I nterlake Blvd. W ednesday,April 24 9 a.m.,Health Fair,Avon Park Meal Site,Main Street; 10 a.m.,Health Fair,Palm Apartments,Hal McRaeB lvd.,Avon Park; and 1 p.m.,Health Fair, Tanglewood,U.S. 27, Sebring. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 19, 2013Page B5 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 3 3 8 8 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; h ealthy living tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 3 3 9 9 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 4 4 0 0 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 1.736"; 2"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 4 4 2 2 64 WEST COLLISION; 1.736"; 2"; Black; tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 0 0 9 9 6 6 HEALTHYLIVING Dear Pharmacist: Your post on rheumatoid arthritis and autoimmune disease intrigued me. I didnt realize eating beans,peanuts,peas,l entils,soy or tofu was an issue. I eat these foods frequently,and I s till hurt. Can you tell me more? D.B.,Houston,Texas Answer: We have many medicat ions for autoimmune diseases,but what you eat could negate the e ffects of your drug. I feel the avoidance of lectin-containing foods is wise for people who have a pain s yndrome like lupus,MS,rheumatoid or Lou Gehrigs. Im not saying these food groups are bad,they have fiber and some nutrients,its just that some people experiencef lares from the consumption. Research shows that these foods m ay harm the delicate intestinal lining. If they pokedmicroscopic holes in there,then lectins and par-t ially undigested food globules would leak into your bloodstream. I s called leaky gutbut medically-speak refers to this process as increased intestinal permeability o r intestinal malabsorption.Once t he door opens in your small intestine,and your intestinal villi are compromised,all kinds of symptoms occur. I t happens like this: Lectins and undigested globules of food proteins are spotted in your bloodstream b ecause they leaked out of your gut. They are also spotted in an organ (because they will park themselves eventually). T hen your immune system gets fired up. Your immune cells c rank out pro-inflammatory cytokines which cause pain ands welling and attack the organ where they s ee the foreign protein parked.For example,if they park themselves iny our thyroid,you might have Hashimotos or Graves,parked in y our myelin,it spells more neuropathy for multiple sclerosis. Your joints,and it flares rheumatoid arthritis. Think of pro-inflammatory cytokines as pain-causing chemi-c als that you dont want hanging around in excess. I n case you share my column with clinicians,it goes like this: There are many food antigens,a mong them lectin and gluten (gliadin p ermeability,leading to intestinal malabsorption. You see an up-regulation of the NF-Kappa B pathway w hich launches production of proi nflammatory cytokines; food antigens can counter the positive effects of medication because they cause production of inflammatory cytokines,histamine or interferong amma. The theory suggests that foods (like wheat,cereal,beans,tofu and lentils) could spell trouble for autoimmune sufferers. This is whyt he paleo diet,and the work by Dr. Loren Cordain and Dr. David Wolfe is gaining so much traction,it is grain and lectin free and I think it couldr esolve many pain syndromes. I also recommend DougK auffmans Phase One diet. Foods with the highe st lectin activity include grains (espec ially wheat,legumes (especially soy),nuts, dairy and nightshades like eggplant,p eppers,potatoes,tomatoes and others. Id give this diet 4 months at l east,forever if you feel better. Many ask if soaking beans removes the lectins,I think it can help but I dont think it is 100 percent effective. Protect your gut lin-i ng with probiotics,digestive enzymes and avoidance of r efined/processed foods. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For m ore information, visit www. D earPharmacist. com. This information i s not intended to treat, diagnose or cure y our condition. The best diet for people with autoimmune disease A lot of seniors are con-c erned about how The Patient Protectiona nd Affordable CareA ct (Obamacare) will a ffect seniors and their Medicare coverage. I f you have standard Medicare (red,white and blue card) there will proba-b ly be little or no effect. There is a proposal,not yet p assed,to increase premiums on high-income seniors. The money that is being taken from Medicare is coming from the Advantage Plans( Humana,Cigna BC/BS, etc). These plans,on avera ge,receive 9-13 percent higher payment per beneficiary than traditionalM edicare. Obamacare plans to narrow the gap,limit a mounts that can be spent on administrative costs,and use the savings to fund rewards t o quality plans and other parts of health care spending. Obamacare is closing the doughnut holein Part Dc overage for prescription drugs incrementally until 2020. Then the hole will be completely closed. Some of you may have already seens ome savings. In some areas of Florida, l arge practices such as Mayo Clinic Jacksonville are nol onger accepting Medicare. Here in Highlands County,I, like most of the doctors,still take both traditional and Medicare Advantage plans. W e have had a few of the primary care doctors close their practices. Why is this happening? One of the biggest problems is theS ustainable Growth Formula (SGRThe SGR was introduced in 1989 to help control costs. Medicare decides on a total payment goal for the fiscal year. If more people get sick or more services are rendered than the target, the amount paid to each doctor goes down by an amount to keep the total paid the same. Cost of delivering a service no longer influences the amount paid for it. Congress recognizes that large cuts will drive many doctors out of business There have been 14 shortterm fixes since 2002,the latest blocking a 27 percent cut in December 2012. According to the AMA,the overall payments to doctors have increased by 4 percent and costs have increased by 20 percent. Congress is finally addressing an alternative for the SGR,but like all things in Congress lately,there is difficulty in getting bipartisan support. Medicare payments to doctors,like every other federally funded program,got hit with a 2 percent decrease as part of the sequester. All the doctors in Highlands County want to continue to treat Medicare patients,so thank your primary care doctor for staying and,if you want,write your congressman about fixing the SGR. Dr. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. What is going on with Medicare? Guest Column D r. Diana Carr HEALTHSNAPSHOTS Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen The Paleo Diet may help those who suffer from autoimmune disorders. Research shows foods with lectin may need to be avoided Associated PressWASHINGTON A s enior Democratic senator who helped write President Barack Obamas health care law stunned administration officials Wednesday,saying openly he thinks its headed for a train wreck. I just see a huge train wreck coming down, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus,DMont.,told Obamas health care chief during a routine budget hearing that suddenly turned tense. Baucus is the first top Democrat to publicly voice fears about the rollout of the new health care law, designed to bring coverage to some 30 million uninsured Americans through a mix of government programs and tax credits for private insurance that start next year. The six-term Democrat is also expected to face a tough re-election in 2014. Baucus is still trying to recover from approval ratings that nosedived amid displeasure with the health care law in his home state. Normally low-key and supportive,Baucus challenged Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius atW ednesdays hearing. He said hes very concernedthat new health insurance marketplaces for consumers and small businesses will not open on time in every state,and that if they do,they might just flop because residents dont have the information they need to make choices. The administrations public information campaign on the benefits of the Affordable Care Act deserves a failing grade, he told Sebelius. You need to fix this. Responding to Baucus, Sebelius pointedly noted that Republicans in Congress last year blocked funding for carrying out the health care law,and she had to resort to raiding other departmental funds that were legally available to her. The administration is asking for $1.5 billion in next years budget,and Republicans dont seem willing to grant that either. I dont know what hes looking at,Sebelius told reporters following her out of the room after Baucus adjourned the hearing. Top Dem sees train wreck for Obama health law MCT Sen. Max Baucus speaks with President Barack Obama during a news conference about health care reform.


C M Y K BrandpointWhen youre done with spring cleaning,you may assume youve eliminateda ny allergy triggers that were lurking in your home. But the truth is,if you dont clean ther ight way,you might be making the problem worse. More than 40 million A mericans suffer from allergy problems,and 25 million h ave asthma. If your cleaning routine doesnt specifically focus on allergen control andr emoval,you may be only moving dust around,sending a llergens and irritating cleaning chemicals into the air which can affect allergy and asthma symptoms. To maximize your cleaning effortsa nd reduce allergens,consider these simple tips from the a sthma and allergy friendly Certification Program,the healthy home initiative of then onprofit Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America ( AAFA): Use a certified vacuum that has a high efficiency filt er with tight seams and seals to prevent particles from leaking out while you vacuum. Also,choose a style that requires minimal exposured uring canister emptying or bag changes. Dusting improperly can actually increase airborne dust particles in your home.U se moist cloths or special dry dusters designed to trap a nd lock dust from hard surfaces. Use vacuum attach-m ents to remove dust from soft and upholstered surfaces. Certain cleaning products can also contribute to airborne irritants,especiallyi f they contain harsh chemicals,strong odors or volatile organic compounds (VOCs). Choose products that contain none of these irritants,buta lso beware of green labels,as some of these solutions may be made with natural allergenic ingredients, such as lemon,coconut or tea-tree oils. Rodent dander and cockroach particles are common household asthma triggers. However,some pesticides may do more harm than good for people with asthma and allergies. If you have a pest problem,look for an exterminator with expertise in integrated pest management and experience treating homes of people with asthma. Whether you have a cat or dog,pet dander is present in most U.S. homes. If it is possible,keep pets out of the bedroom. Your cleaning routine should include frequently washing linens in your bedroom,where cat or dog dander can settle. Place certified allergen barrier covers on your mattresses and pillows. Wash your bedding at least once a week in 130 degree or higher hot water to kill dust mites and their eggs. Mold,a common allergy trigger,can grow anywhere in your home where moisture is present. Look for cleaning products that help kill and prevent mold from returning. Also,keep household humidity below 50 percent and fix leaky pipes and cracks to reduce standing puddles of moisture where mold can prosper. If children live in your home,look for certified plush t oys. Dust mites,mold and pet dander can accumulate on plush toys over time.C ertified toys can be placed in the freezer for 24 hours, t hen rinsed in cold water to remove dead mites. Dry completely. Do this monthly. Lots of air passes through window areas,and airborne dust and allergens accumulate on all types of window treatments whicha re rarely cleaned. In the family room and throughout the home,replace big,heavy linen drapes with more sensible window treatments such a s wood blinds or flat screens that are easy to wipe and keep clean. If your home uses central air conditioning or heat,r eplace the filter in the machine regularly,typically every 30 to 90 days. Choosea n HVAC filter that has been certified to effectively capture fine airborne particlesl ike pollen,dust and dander. Keep in mind that while c onsumers spend nearly $18 billion annually on asthma and allergy medications,theya lso spend more than $20 billion on nonmedical consumer p roducts marketed for people with asthma and allergies such as room air cleaners, bedding,vacuums and more, according to AAFA. Whiled emand for such products continues to grow,there is litt le regulation governing product claims,the Foundation notes. AAFAs asthma a nd allergy friendly Certification Program helps consumers evalu-a te and verify the allergen-reducing effectiveness of a varietyo f products,from cleaning supplies, a ir cleaning devices and vacuums to toys,bedding,h ome improvement products,paints, c lothes washers and more. You can learn more at www. AAFA.org/ cer-t ified. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 19, 2013Page B7 Comcast/Agenti Media; 11.25"; 10.75"; Black plus three; process, IO3982647 comcast gen; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 1 1 1 1 2 2 A tonement Lutheran Church ELCASEBRING This Fourth Sunday in Easter worship service w ith (open be led by Rev. Jefferson Cox. The sermon will be based on the g ospel reading of John 10:22-30. Sharon Palmer will be the Bible study leader on April 25. Agape Dinner/Communion service is at 5 p.m.,Sunday,April 28. This is an opportunity to experie nce a Lutheran worship service a nd fellowship in an informal setting while also enjoying a meal. All are welcome.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This Fourth S unday in Easter,Pastor Scott M cLean will be preaching a sermon entitled Shepherding Among Wolves. T he church is at 1320 C.R. 64, east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. For more information,call 4712663 or search online at christl utheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchS EBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morning is titled Doctrine of Atonement.The keynote is from I John 4:10, Herein is love,not that we loved G od,but that he loved us,and sent his Son to be the propitiation for o ur sins. T he church is at 154 N. Franklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message t itled The Fall of Babylon:Part 2 at the Sunday morning service. The T he true story is told of a pair of Michigan robbers who entered a r ecord shop nervously waving guns in the air. The first one shouted, Nobody move!When his partnerm oved,the startled first bandit shot him. M any people treat their mouths like loaded guns,as they frequently shoot them off.Due to the pain and injury it can cause,one should be extremelyc areful with a loaded gun. Likewise,due to the pain and i njury it can cause,one should be just as careful with a loaded mouth! The Bible teaches us about the problems o ur tongues can create. James 3:5-10 reads,So also the tongue is a small part o f the body,and yet it boasts of great things. See how great a forest is set aflame by such a small fire! And the tongue is a f ire,the very world of iniquity; the tongue is set among our members as that which defiles the entire body,and sets on fire the course of our life,and is set on fire by hell. For every species of beasts and birds, of reptiles and creatures of the sea,is tamed and has been tamed by the human race. But no one can tame the tongue; it is a restless evil and full of deadly poison.W ith it we bless our Lord and Father,and w ith it we curse men,who have been made in the liken ess of God; from the same mouth come both blessing and cursing. My brethren,t hese things ought not to be this way. A nd James was right. We ought not use our mouths the way we often do,yet we do it still. So how do wem ake the change? Starting today,let u s focus more attention on the things we say.Are the words we use beneficial? Do they serve a purpose that is good? Doeso ur language encourage those around us? Instead of allowing our words to be d estructive,let us be productive with our speech. Rather than tearing one another down, l et us use our tongues to build one another up. Kevins Komments is presented by Kevin P atterson of the Sebring Parkway church of Christ assembling at 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Find them on the Internet at www.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringpark-w ay@sebringcoc.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the N ews-Sun staff.A A r r e e y y o o u u c c a a r r r r y y i i n n g g a a l l o o a a d d e e d d m m o o u u t t h h ? ? New sermon series at Leisure Lakes Baptist Church begins on SundayLAKE PLACID Pastor Don Roberts will start a new message series titled The Zechariah Perspectivthis Sunday at Leisure Lakes Baptist Church. The prophetic writings of Zechariah leap off the pages when viewed side by side with the world news of the day,according to the pastor. T he messages will deal with the relevance of the prophetic word written more than 2,400 years ago that explain what the nations leaders are confronting today. During the Sunday school hour,Roberts will cont inue a journey through the gospels in the chronological order of the events in the time of Christ. During the Sunday evening discussion time,the topic will be Where does the ice age fit in?All are welcome to come and also bring questions for future topics. Roberts was formerly with the CBNr adio and television network and was host of the TV show,The 700 Club. T he church is at the western end of Lake June. From U.S. 27,take Lake June Road to Miller,turning north on Wildflower. Contact the church officea t 699-0671.Taylor guest at FBC Placid LakesLAKE PLACID Pastor JeffTaylor invites the c ommunity to come hear former Miami Dolphins great Don McNeal at the 10:45 a.m. worship service on Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Placid Lakes. The Miami Dolphins drafted McNeal as a defens ive back in 1980. He played in two Super Bowls with the Dolphins,1982 and 1984,and both years h e was named DolphinsPlayer of the Year. Today,McNeal is a pastor at New Testament Baptist Church in South Florida and is very activei n the community with associations that assist youth and adults. T he church is at the corner of Kemper and Cleveland Avenues. Call 465-5126 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.,Monday through Thursday.Car wash, food collection plannedSEBRING Watch for Faith Lutheran Youth and friends from 9-11 a.m. Saturday,April 27,to bea round the community. They will be doing a car wash and collecting canned goods in connection with the 30 Hour Famine Friday,April 26. All money collected will benefit World Vision. All non-perishable goods ben-e fit Faiths Food Pantry. RELIGION Snapshots Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson Church News Continued on B8


C M Y K Page B8News-SunFriday, April 19, 2013www.newssun.com Places to Worship is a paid advertisement in the News-Sun that is published Friday and Sunday.To find out more information on how to place a listing in this directory,call the News-Sun at 3856155,ext.502. ANGLICAN New Life Anglican Fellowship, 10 N. Main Ave.(Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852.Rev.Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863strhodes1020@ yahoo.com.Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer.astoral and Spiritual. ASSEMBLY OF GOD Christ Fellowship Church (Assembly of God), 2935 New Life Way.Bearing His Name;Preaching His Doctrine;and Awaiting His Coming.orshiping God in Spirit and in Truth.Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Worship, 7 p.m.Pastor Eugene Haas.Phone 4710924. First Assembly of God, 4301 Kenilworth Blvd., Sebring.The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor.Sunday School, 10 a.m.;Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 7 p.m. W ednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m.Phone 385-6431. BAPTIST Avon Park Lakes Baptist Church, 2600 N.Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor.Christ centered and biblically based.Sunday worship services, 8 :30 a.m., 11 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available.Bible studies at 9:45 a.m.Sunday and 7 p.m.Wednesday.Prayer Time 6:30 p.m.on Wednesday.Bible classes at 9:45 a.m.are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m.Sunday.Church phone:452-6556. Bethany Baptist Church (GARBC We are located at the corner of SR17 and C-17A (truck route) in Avon Park.Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30.Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., and evening worship service is at 6 p.m.On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ PM.The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m.For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. Faith Missionary Baptist Church, off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Service, 7 p.m.Deaf interpretation available.Ken Lambert, Pastor.Phone 386-5055. Fellowship Baptist Church, 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825.Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday:Evening Service, 7 p.m.;Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone:453-4256.Fax:453-6986.Email: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. First Baptist Church ofAvonPark 100 N.Lake Ave., Avon Park.Rev.Jon Beck, pastor;Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families;Joy Loomis, music director;Rev.Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor.Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.;Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.;Youth 445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.;Youth Activities, 67:30 p.m.;Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.;Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services:Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.Sunday broadcast on Cable TV Channel 6.Call 453-6681 for details.In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. First Baptist Church of Lake Josephine, 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S.27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid).Your place for family, friends and faith.Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m.Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m.Life changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to become more like Christ.Sunday night worship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m.along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children.Call the church at 655-1524. First Baptist Church of Lake Placid, Knowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods Hope, 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863Website: www.fbclp.com.Email:information@ fbclp.com.Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m.Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities:Family dinner at 5 p.m.($4 per person, reservations required).Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet at 6:15 p.m.The church is at 119 E.Royal Palm St., Lake Placid.For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. First Baptist Church of Lorida located right on U.S.98 in Lorida.Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages.Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m.and 6:30 p.m.Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m.worship service.Wednesday evening Bible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p.m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love.For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 6551878. First Baptist Church,Sebring, 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone:385-5154.Dr.Allen Higginbotham, Interim Pastor;Rev.Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults;and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director.Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.;Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m.Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old.Call 385-4704.Website www.fbsebring.com Florida Avenue Baptist Church, 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park.Mailing address is 710 W.Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339.Rev.John D.Girdley, pastor.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.;11 a.m.Childrens Church;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. Independent Baptist Church 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m.Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m.Fundamental, soul-winning, mission-minded, King James Bible Church.Larry Ruse, pastor.Phone 655-1899.Bus transportation. Leisure Lakes Baptist Church 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached.Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m.Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 699-0671 for more information. Maranatha Baptist Church (GARBC 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m.Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m.Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall.Pastor Gerald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle.Phone 3824301. Parkway Free Will Baptist Church, 3413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. W elcome to the church where the always shines.Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.;and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m.End-of-the-Month-Sing at 6 p.m.on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev.J.S.Scaggs, pastor.Church phone:382-3552.Home phone:214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. Sparta Road Baptist Church,(SBC 4400 Sparta Road.Rev.Mark McDowell, Pastor.Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday:Prayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-0869. Southside Baptist Church (GARBC 379 S.Commerce Ave., Sebring.David C. Altman, Pastor.Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Morning Worship Service, 10:45 a.m.;Evening Worship, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.;Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.;Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m.A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services.Provisions for handicapped and hard-of-hearing.Office phone, 385-0752. Spring Lake Baptist Church, Where the Bible is Always Open.Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road;6552610.Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 3861610.On U.S.98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance.Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.for all ages;Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m.Nursery available for all services. Sunridge Baptist Church,(SBC 3704 Valerie Blvd.(U.S.27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring.Tim Finch, pastor.Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.;and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided.For information, call 382-3695 CATHOLIC Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church, 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m.in English and 7 p.m.in Spanish;Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m.in English.Weekday mass at 8 a.m.Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday.Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m.Sunday for grades K through 8th.Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday.Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m.Wednesday. St.Catherine Catholic Church, 820 Hickory St., Sebring.Parrish office/mailing address:882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanishfax, 3855169;email, office@stcathe.com ;website, www.stcathe.com .School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr.Anna V.Adam, 747 S.Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870;385-7300;fax, 3857310;email school@stcathe.com .School office hours 7:30 a.m.to 3:30 p.m.MondayFriday.Clergy:Very Rev.Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev.Victor Caviedes, 3853993;Assisting Priest (retiredv.J. Peter Sheehan;Decons, Rev.Mr.James R. McGarry and Rev.Mr.Max M.Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE:Saturday: 4 p.m.;Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish.m.(Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m.(French Mass).Daily Mass:MondayFriday, 8 a.m.and 12 p.m.Saturday at 9 a.m.Sacrament of Reconcilliation:7:157:45 a.m.first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 9-9:45 a.m.Sunday.Office Hours:8:30 a.m.to 1:30 p.m.MondayFriday. St.James Catholic Church, 3380 Placidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. Father Michael J.Cannon.Mass schedule: Summer (May 1 to Oct.31) Saturday Vigil, 4 p.m.;Sunday 8 a.m.and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m.December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.;Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.;Weekdays 9 a.m.;and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m. CHRISTIAN Cornerstone Christian Church (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825.Love Christ Love People.Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister.Jon Carter, Music Minister.Sunday, 9 a.m.Bible Study; 10 a.m.Worship;Communion available each week.Wednesday, 7 p.m.Home Fellowship Group.For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. Eastside Christian Church, 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S.27 on County Road 621), 4657065.Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday:Bible classes, 9 a.m.;Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m.Thelma Hall, organist;and Pat Hjort, pianist.Wednesday:Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.;Building GodsK ingdom for Everyone.Jesus Christ, the Way,Truth and Life!Alive and Worth the Drive! Sebring Christian Church, 4514 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872.Tod Schwingel, Preacher;Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor.Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.;Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m;Evening service at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m.followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m.Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m.Thursdays.Office hours, 9 a.m.to 1 p.m.Monday-Friday.Phone 3826676. First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870.Phone:385-0358 or 385-3435.The Rev.Ronald Norton, Pastor;Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.;Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m.Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m.Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.;Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m. CHRISTIAN & MISSIONARY ALLIANCE The Alliance Church of Sebring, 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875.Call 3821343.Rev.Steve Hagen, pastor.Sunday services:Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.;Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m.(off siteWednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m. CHRISTIAN SCIENCE Christian Science Church, 154 N. Franklin St.Sunday:10:30 a.m.morning worship and Sunday school.Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m.each second and fourth Wednesday.A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services.The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scripturesby Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers.All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lesson-sermons. CHURCH OF BRETHREN Church of the Brethren 700 S.Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870.Sunday:Church School, 9 a.m.;Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.Wednesday:Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-1597. C HURCH OF CHRIST Avon Park Church of Christ, 200 S. Forest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister:Don Smith.Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m.Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study:Sunday, 9:30 a.m.andW ednesday, 7 p.m.Bible centered classes for all ages.Church phone:453-4692. Lake Placid Church of Christ, 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O.Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862.Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m.Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m.Bible class 9 a.m.Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m.All are invited to join us.For more information, call the church at 863-465-4636 or visit the websiteh ttp://www.thelordsway.com/lakeplacidcofc/. Sebring Parkway Church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443.Minister:Kevin Patterson.Times of service are:Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.;Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.;Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. CHURCH OF GOD Church on the Ridge, Church of God, Anderson, Ind.;1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870.Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.;Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m.Pastor Dr.Collet Varner, (863 CHURCH OF NAZARENE First Church of the Nazarene of Avon Park, P.O.Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118.707 W.Main St.Randall Rupert, Pastor.Sunday:Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m.for all ages;morning worship at 10:45 a.m.;and evening service at 6 p.m.Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m.with special services for children and adults.Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries.If you need any more information, call 453-4851. First Church of the Nazarene of Lake Placid, 512 W.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852.Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.;Evening service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth.Call 465-6916.Pastor Tim Taylor. CHURCHES OF CHRIST IN CHRISTIAN UNION Community Bible Church Churches of Christ in Christian Union, (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck route), AvonPark.Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time an d eternity.Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m.Nursery provided.Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade.Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m.(Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m.Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m.Children and youth activities at 7 p.m.Wednesday.Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us.Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor.Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP Wednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon The Original Happy Meal with Scripture from Luke 24:36-49. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on CountyR oad 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visit www.sebringemmanuelucc.c om/.F aith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidL AKE PLACID Pastor Coles series From Resurrection to Pentecostc ontinues with his sermon this Sunday The First Major L eague Draftfrom Acts 1. Sunday evening,Pastor Bill will be preaching t,Can,Wont Must from Joshua 17. Midweeks ervice is held each Wednesday. For further information, call the church office at 4650060 or check outw ww.faithbaptistchurchlp.co m/. The church is at 660 Holmes Ave.Faith Lutheran ChurchSEBRING This Sunday m orning,the church celeb rates the Third Sunday of E aster. Rev. Robert R einhardt will deliver his s ermon Come to the Shepherdthis Sunday. Adult Sunday school class is studying Blessed Are theP eacemakers,Practicing Ministry of Reconciliation. I s not too late to start the Beth Moore David BibleS tudy on Wednesday afternoons. If you would like to join,please come Wednesday at 1 p.m. This is week two for Wednesdays. The church a lso will start a group on week one on Saturday,April 27. Please come to the church at 9 a.m. to join.First Baptist Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK Rev. Jon Beck is the seniorp astor.Sunday mornings m essage is Perfect Lov from I John 4:7-21. The church is at 100 N. Lake Ave. For more informat ion,call 453-6681 or e-mail info@fbcap.net/.First Christian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK Community groups meeting at the church include AA Big Book Group on Tuesday evenings,Caregivers Support Group on Wednesday afternoons and the Brownie Troop meets twice a month. Contemporary worship service Saturday evening is an informal time of worship and sermon time. Pastor Greg Ratliff will deliver the sermon on Sunday. Wednesday evening,along with the prayer time thec hurch will share a carry-in d inner. Bring your favorite t o dinner dishes and desserts. First Christian Church is a t 1016 W. Camphor St. (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334,e-mail firstchristianap@embarqmail.com or visit www.firstcchristianap.com/.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING Pastor Rons Sunday morning sermon is titled,A Poor Widow Gives Alltaken from Mark 12:4144. Assisting the pastor during the communion service will be Elders Howard Lewis and Bob Harcourt. Deacons for the day are Sandra Laufer,Carol Graves, Effie Simmons and Mike Graves. The greeter for Sunday is Tim Wheaton. There will also be the Dedication of the Church Board for 2013. The c hurch has two elders who h ave served faithfully over t he years and are now ready t o retire and become Elder E meritus.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On S unday morning,Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is entitled Methodologybased on Ephesians 6:10-13. The choirs introit will b e Oh,the Glory of Your Presenceand the anthem God,A Sheltering Rock. The adult class has been viewing a video series entitled The Life and Ministry of the Messiahsponsoredb y Focus on the Family.The lessons are filmed on location and narrated by Ray Vander Lann. This new series is entitled Fire on theM ountain The Lord Who Heals Youfilmed at the Red Sea and Sinai. Matt Sboto teaches the youth class and they are studying the booko f Ephesians. There will be no Family Gathering this evening. O n Tuesday,Pastor Johnson and an elder will attend the annual springP resbytery meeting in Lake Wales. T here will be no Bible study or childrens choir and ministry on Wednesday.A dult Choir practice will be held. O n Thursday,the Mens Fellowship will meet at The Depot for breakfast at 7 a.m. Continued from B7 RELIGION R ELIGION GUIDELINES: The N ews-Sunp ublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,News-Sun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516. Continued on B9


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 19, 2013Page B9 EPISCOPAL St.Agnes Episcopal Church 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services:Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m.The nursery is open 8:45 a.m.until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m.service ends.Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m.Visitors are always welcome.Church office 385-7649, for more information. St.Francis of Assisi Anglican E piscopal Church, 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, FL 33852.Phone:465-0051. Rev.Elizabeth L.Nelson, Rector.Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m.and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening:Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m.Thursday:Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m. Child care available at the 8 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Sunday service. EVANGELICAL FREE CHURCH OF AMERICA The Church of the Way EFCA, 1005 N. Ridgewood Drive, Sebring.Sunday school and worship service at 9 a.m.and 10:30 a.m.Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays.The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.Come early and stay after for fellowship time.Child care and childrens church are provided.Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor. The Way A place for you.Office Phone: 471-6140, Church Cell Phone:273-3674. Email: theway church@hotmail.com .Web site: www.TheWayChurch.org GRACE BRETHREN Grace Brethren Church, 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor.Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m.and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m.We offer Kid CityChildrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, primetimers,and Bible studies in Spanish.Kid CityDay Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday:7 a.m.-6 p.m.(For registration call:385-3111).Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org INDEPENDENT First Christian Church, 1016 W. Camphor St., Avon Park, FL 33825;(863 453-5334;on the Web at www.firstchristianap.com.Our motto is Jesus is First at First Christian Church. Greg Ratliff, Senior Minister;Bible School 9 a.m.;Worship 10 a.m.;Wednesdaystudies for all ages, 6 p.m.Nursery provided for all events. INTERDENOMINATIONAL World Harvest and Restoration Ministries, (non-denominational Avon Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone: 452-9777 or 453-3771.Sunday service: Sunday School, 10 a.m.and worship, 11 a.m.Wednesday services:7 p.m.prayer meeting/Bible study.Pastor:W.H.Rogers. LUTHERAN Atonement Lutheran Church (ELCA), 1178 S.E.Lakeview Drive., Sebring.David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev.Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.Jim Helwig, organist/choir director.Worship service at 9:30 a.m.;Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month.Council meeting on the first Tuesday of month;Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of month with lunch.Bring a dish to pass.Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community.Come grow with us.Phone 385-0797. Christ Lutheran Church Avon Park LCMS, 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign.Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m.Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship.Come worship and fellowship with us.For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863 see christlutheranavonpark.org Faith Lutheran Church LCMS, 2740 Lakeview Drive, Sebring.Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor.Church phone:3857848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232.Sunday Traditional Worship Service, 8 a.m.;Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m.Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month.Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m.Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m.on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies.Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782to 2 p.m.Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m.to noon Saturday.All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (AALC Lutheran Churches, 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872.James Weed, pastor.Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday.Bible Study, 9 a.m.Nursery provided.Social activities:Choir, Missions, Evangelism.Phone 385-2346. New Life Evangelical Lutheran Church, 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSSunday Worship at 10 a.m.;Bible Study, 9 a.m.For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlife sebring.com ResurrectionLutheran Church ELCA 324 E.Main St., at Memorial Drive, AvonPark.Pastor Rev.John C.Grodzinski. Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m.Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m.Open Communion celebrated at all services. s Work, Our Hands. Trinity Lutheran Church LCMS, 25 Lakeview St., Lake Placid, FL 33852;4655253.The Rev.Richard A.Norris, pastor; Susan C.Norris, Trinity Tots Pre-School director;and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life.Worship schedule after Easter through December:Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m.Worship schedule for January through Easter:Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m.Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and third Sunday.Non-Traditional Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent.Call church office for additional Worship times and special holiday services.Other activities and groups include:Choirs;Ladies Guild and LWML;Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates).Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com NON-DENOMINATIONAL Bible Fellowship Church, 3750 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Sunday:American Sign Language:First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services.First Worship service, 9 a.m.;Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m.Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school classes both hours.BFC Youth, 6 p.m.;Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday:Children, ages 4 yrs through 5th grade, 6 p.m.;Youth, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer time, 6:15 p.m.Todd Patterson, pastor;Andy McQuaid, associate pastor.Web site www.bfcsebring.com.Church office 385-1024. Calvary Church, 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872;386-4900.An independent community church.Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.;Bible study, 11:15 a.m.;Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck.A small friendly church waiting for your visit. Christian Training Ministries Inc., on Sebring Parkway.Enter off County Road 17 on Simpson Avenue.Sunday service is at 10 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study at 7 p.m.A nursery and childrens church are provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, nondenominational ministry.Linda M.Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydown ing@hotmail.com.Church phone:3140482. Web site:www. ctm forme.com Crossroads of Life, 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852;Tel.863-6559163.The place of your Divine appointment.We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace.Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you.With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity.What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received.T he direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul.Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life.We teach, train and send forth to win souls.You dont speak English no problema.We have a Spanish interpreter.We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m.every Wednesday.Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails). Grace Bible Church, 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on lefting, FL 33872.Phone, 382-1085.Dustin Woods, lead pastor.Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m.Tuesday 6 p.m. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth;first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.;Wednesday,C hildrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org Highlands Community Church a casual contemporary church, meets at 3005 New Life Way.Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at 10 a.m.Nursery and Kids World classes.Small groups meet throughout the week.Church phone is 402-1684;Pastor Bruce A.Linhart. The Lors Sentinel Fellowship Church 148 E.Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom.Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.;Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;Church service, Tuesday,7 p.m.More information at www.juanitafolsom ministries.com. Union Church 106 N.Butler Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.Contemporary worship service is at 6:30 p.m.Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett.Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m.and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m.Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m.Sundays.Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds.Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger.Office:453-3345.Web page at www.weareunion.org Unity Life Enrichment Centre, new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd.S., Sebring, FL 33875;471-1122;e-mail unity@vistanet.net.Web site, www.unityofsebring.org.10:30 a.m.Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church.Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups.Rev. Andrew C.Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary. PRESBYTERIAN Covenant Presbyterian Church (PCA 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 338722113.A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America.Sunday morning worship:Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m.Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.;choir practice, 7:15 p.m.Phone:385-3234;Fax: 385-2759;e-mail: covpres@strato.net ;Web site: www.cpcsebring.org .Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m.Monday-Friday. First Presbyterian Church ARP, 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), AvonPark, FL 33825.Phone:453-3242. The Rev.Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.;Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.;Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.;Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday;choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday;Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m.second Wednesday;Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m.second Thursday;Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m.third Thursday.Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. First Presbyterian Church,ARP, 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870.3850107.Email:faith@htn.net, Rev.Darrell A. Peer, pastor.Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.;Worship Service, 11 a.m.Youth Group (middle school and high school age 6:30 p.m.Tuesdays.Wednesday:Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m.Nursery available during worship.Call the church office for more information and other classes. First Presbyterian Church,ARP, www.fpclp.com, 117 N.Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742.The Rev.Ray Cameron, senior pastor;the Rev.Drew Severance, associate pastor.Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.;Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.;Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. Wednesday evenings:Adult small group Bible Sstudy 7 p.m.(Nursery available), Youth Group 6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m.Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. Spring Lake Presbyterian Church (USA 5887 U.S.98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.;Worship Service, 10 a.m.Session meets at 6:30 p.m.the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune.Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m.first Monday of the month.Choir rehearses at 7 p.m.each Wednesday, September through April.Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m.the third Thursday of the month.Organist:Richard Wedig. Choir Director:Suzan Wedig.Church phone, 655-0713;e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarq space.com. SEVENTH-DAY ADVENTIST Avon Park Seventh-day Adventist Church 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone:453-6641 or e-mail: avonparksda@ embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday.Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday.Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m.Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m.till 2 p.m.A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month.Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades.ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos.Website is www.discoverjesus.org Sebring Seventh-Day Adventist Church, 2106 N.State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438.Worship Services:9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m.Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m.Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m.Health Seminar with Dr.Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Nathan Madrid. THE CHURCH OF LATTER DAY SAINTS The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872;(863ve Austin, Bishop;Mark Swift, 1st Counselor;Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor.Family History Center (863Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.;Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m.to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:10-1p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m.to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities:Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts:first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m.Activity Days:8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 78:20 p.m. T HE SALVATION ARMY The Salvation Army Center for Worship .Sunday:Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.;Holiness meeting, 11 a.m.;and Praise meeting and lunch, noon.Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.;and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m.Wednesday:Youth Ministries, 4 p.m.All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood Ave., Sebring.For more information, visit the Web site www.salvationarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext.110. UNITED METHODIST First United Methodist Church, 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870.The Rev.A.C. Bryant, pastor.Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m.in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m.Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m.Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. First United Methodist Church, 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825.(863) 453-3759, Devon Jarrett, Pastor.Sunday School 9 a.m., Worship 10:30 a.m.Bible study every Wednesday at 6 p.m.Visit us at our church website:www.fumcap.org. Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Kent Ave., (overlooking Lake Clay) Lake Placid, FL, 33852.Rev.John A. Bryant, pastor.Rev.Claude H.L.Burnett, pastoral assistant.Rev.Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor.Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m.and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.Loving nursery care provided every Sunday morning.Youth Fellowship, 5 p.m.We offer Christ-centered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship.We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known.Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 465-2422.Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 465-0313. St.John United Methodist Church, 3214 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. The Rev.Ronald De Genaro Jr., Pastor. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.;Adult Sunday School, 11 a.m.;Sunday Morning Worship, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m.and 11 a.m.Nursery provided for all services.Phone 382-1736. www.stjohnsebring.org Spring Lake United Methodist Church, 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98ing. The Rev.Clyde Weaver Jr., Pastor.Worship service starts at 9:55 a.m.Bible Study meets at 10:00 a.m.on Tuesday.Choir Practice at 4:00 p.m.on Thursday.Church office phone:655-0040. UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST Emmanuel United Church of Christ, Jesus didnt reject people, neither do we. Join us for worship every Sunday at 9:30 a.m.and youll be embraced by a compassionate congregation that is all-inclusive. Wre at the corner of Hammock and Hope. Choir and Bell Choir practice on Wednesday;Bible studies throughout the week.471-1999;sebringemmanuel ucc.com.PLACESTOWORSHIP and then return to the church for a short Bible study and aw ork project. The church is at 215 E. Circle St. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). Call 453-3242.First Presbyterian Church of SebringSEBRING Guard the T reasureis the title of Sunday mornings sermon to be given by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer. Tuesday will be the F lorida Presbytery meeting. Call 385-0107 for time. Youth Group (for middles chool and high school students) meets from 3:30-6:30 p.m. for Bible study,activi-t ies and dinner. Wednesdays choir r ehearsal and fellowship will be followed by a covered dish supper in fellowshiph all. Bring a covered dish to pass. Beverages provided. T he Mens Prayer Breakfast is Thursday at Sandys Restaurant.First United Methodist Church of SebringS EBRING This Sunday,the church will have two guest speakers,Amy Texley and Sylvia Roberts. There is an Adult Bible s tudy in the Youth Lounge of t he FLC on Tuesday. P astor A.C. will lead an Hour of Prayeron Wednesday evening following the family night potluck. Kids will meet following the meal to prepare for a puppet presentation. F amily Movie Night is today from 6-8 p.m. Loving the Bad Manwill be shown. The church is downtown a t 126 South Pine St. Visit www.sebringfirstumc.com or call 385-5184.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon this weekw ill be Digging Wells, with Scripture from Genesis 26:24-25. Communion is offered during the service weekly. T he service will include Darlene Gardner singing Who Am I?and RobertW hitmer singing It is no Secret. Tuesday night adult Bible s tudy is taught by Pastor Ted Moore. Come early for s nacks Wednesday night young adult and childrens pro-g rams taught by George Kelly,Amanda and Jon A rmentrout and Toby Cribbs. It features a free meal. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South inS ebring (behind Publix Call 314-9693.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING The Sunday morning Bible lesson, Living With Hopeis taken from I Thessalonians 4 and5 Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the message in the Sunday morning and evening worship services. The Wednesday evening servicew ill be praise,prayer and Bible study. Next Sunday evening, A pril 28,will be the end-ofthe-month sing and fellowship time.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday, t he Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jr.s message will be Is God Y our Caregiver?Biblical reference is from Psalm 23. Cub/Boy Scouts meet Monday. Mary Martha meets Tuesday. Mens prayerb reakfast is Wednesday. Children/youth programs and choir are at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Nursery is provided at all services.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning,Pastor Dave will be p reaching on Conversations with God. S unday school will meet in the Fidelis Room. For more information,call 3 85-1597.Spring Lake United Methodist ChurchS EBRING Spring Lake United Methodist Church is at 8170 Cozumel Lane. R ev. Clyde Weavers Sunday morning sermon will be No Longer A Stranger. Potluck follows the service. Continued from B8 RELIGION


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C M Y K By JAKE COYLE AP Entertainment WriterEarly in the sleek sci-fi t hriller Oblivion,Tom Cruise,as a flyboy repairman l iving a removed,Jetsonslike existence above an invaded and deserted Earth,i ntones his home sickness. I cant shake the feeling t hat despite all thats happened,Earth is still my home,he narrates. O ne cant help but chortle and wonder if Cruise is speaking for himself. The chiseled blockbuster star carries so much baggage nowa-d ays that an audiences relationship to him often feels downright alien. But Cruise,that unrelenting bullet of headlongm omentum,is undaunted. He keeps coming back with even b igger films,most of which, despite it all,he reliably pro-p els even if its become harder to see Cruise as anything other than himself. I n Oblivion,the second film from Tron:Legac d irector Joseph Kosinski,he plays Jack Harper,a patroller of the drone-controlled skieso ver Earth. From a sparse dock where he lives with his s upervisor and girlfriend, Victoria (Andrea Riseborough),Jack makes d aily flights in his spacecraft to the Earths barren surface. re the mop-up crew,he says. He tells us that its been 60 y ears since aliens invaded, first knocking out the moon (goodnight moon,indeed) and then leading to a devastating nuclear war.Thoughh umans,he says,won out, they had to abandon the plane s surface (New York is buried up to the Empire StateB uildings needle),taking refuge on a moon of Saturn. On a desolate Earth,the only beings remaining are hiding bands of S cavengers (Scavs) that look something like a cross between the Tusken Raiders of Star Warsand Milli Vanilli. Monitoring the land are white,round drones that appear like giant,floating cue balls from afar,but menacing robot killers up close. Occasionally, they need servicing from Jack (Cruise as WALL-E). He avoids theirb lasters by authenticating himself,but as they bleep and b lork,he cowers anxiously not entirely certain there o n the same team. His faith is greater with Victoria,who guides his movements from her computerized desk. Her superior( played with a folksy Southern accent by Melissa Leo) is seen only in scratchy video communiques. So we are back in a posta pocalyptic world,a place to which movies lately cant help returning,all with various images of wrecked ironic monuments and unpeopled landscapes. We have seen many of the elements of Oblivionin countless science fiction tales before. But weve seldom seen them more beautifully rendered. Kosinski,who based the film on the ideas of his unpublished graphic novel,is an expert in 3-D modeling and computer graphics. His Tron:Legac was a critical flop for its muddled story but was never-t heless remarkable for its elegant digital architecture ( including the more natural but no less exquisitely structured face of Olivia Wilde).H is two movies now seem to owe as much to the iPod as a nything:glossy clean surfaces with throbbing electronic scores (Daft Punk for Tron,M83 for Oblivion). He filmed Oblivionwith cinematographer Claudio Miranda,who also shot ron:Legacand since didt he gorgeous filmography of Ang Lees Life of Pi.In Oblivion,they achieve a symphony of otherworldly sleekness when Victoria dis-r obes and dives into a pool on their space station,her d ark silhouette outlined on the sunset stratosphere. We,t oo,bath in the imagery. This carefully organized world is thrown when a NASA shuttle crashes with an astronaut,Julia (OlgaK urylenko),who seems to recognize Jack. His own memory has been scrubbed but flickers with images from his past. A s the film builds,it plays with familiar sci-fi themes of identity,memory,faith in institutions and human nature. Little can be said about Morgan Freemans character without giving much away,but suffice to say that he enters the film in shades,lighting a cigar and wearing a cape. Yes,a cape. Kosinski could have chucked all his visual effects and just gone with a cape-clad Freeman. Analyzing the substance of www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 19, 2013Page B11 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 D ear Abby: I am a 47year-old male,married for 26 years. I am hopelessly in love with my wife and still see her as the most beauti-f ul woman in the world. I have always been selfemployed and have sometimes been at the extremes of feast or famine. Duringt he bad times,I often worked 110-plus-hour weeks to save the ship. E ach time things have gotten really bad,my wife has had an affair to make upf or the time,money and attention I cant provide h er. I found out about her latest affair (her third I found a secret cellphone i n her purse. For the last eight months,when she visi ted our daughter at college, she would check into a hotel with her lover. I feel responsib le for failing to meet her needs. S he doesnt want a divorce,but admits she doubtss he will ever fully stop dating,and s ays the effort she puts into deceiving me is proof she loves me and d oesnt want to hurt my feelings. I am amazed at the number of men willing to have sex with a married woman.M y heart is broken,and I feel like a failure. Am I a fool to keep fighting for her? Hopelessly in Love D ear Hopelessly in Love: I hope you realize t hat as beautifulas your wife may be,your relation-s hip with her isnt a healthy one. Please go online and look up the definition of the word codependency. If your wife loved you, s he would prove it by doing everything in her power to help you through the rough periods,including finding a job to help with the bills,n ot sneaking around with other men. That she would claim her deceit is proof of her love,and that you would believe her,is amazing. This woman has shown no remorse; she has told you she doesnt plan to be faithful in the future. Do not let her hoodwink you into believing her infidelity is your fault because you worked yourself nearly intoa physical collapse trying to save your business and prov ide for her. If you accept that,it would be foolish. Dear Abby: What is proper etiquette for some-o ne who takes pictures at a funeral? I am a recent widow who received a package from an out-of-town relative. In itw ere several envelopes for my family. One of them was for my sister,who lives 40m iles away. I gave my sister a call and told her it looked like it contained a stack ofp ictures. She said I should go ahead and open it. I nside were photos taken at my husbands funeral pictures of the funeralh ome,inside the church,the casket,and some of me and m y daughter sitting at the gravesite. Abby,it was like going to the funeral all over again! The latter werep articularly disturbing. T o me,it felt like voyeurism. Why would some-o ne take pictures of such a sad e vent? I hope you print this and tell me and others what your opinion is s o they may heed your advice particularly my inlaws. Grieving Widow in Indiana D ear Grieving: Please accept my sympathy for the loss of your husband. I can only imagine the shock you experienced when you sawt he photos. No one should take pictures at funerals w ithout first having received permission fromt he immediate survivors such as the widow,widower or children. That said,the practice is not as uncommon as youm ight think. After a period of time,family members have been known to find comfort in having them. Short of asking your per-m ission,your trauma could have been avoided had the relative who sent the pictures thought to label the envelopes or include a note explaining what was inside them. That way,you wouldt have had to view them until you were ready if ever and were prepared emotionally. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. The harder husband works, the more his wife cheats on him DIVERSIONS Courtesy Universal Pictures/MCT Beech (Morgan Freeman, left) gives orders to Kara (Zoe Bell, center) and Sykes (Nikolaj Koster-Waldau) in Oblivion, an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the visionary director of TRON: Legacy and producers of Rise of the P lanet of the Apes. Tom Cruise, below, stars as Jack Harper in the film. Elegant if familiar, futuristic Oblivion is mesmerizing Movie Review Oblivion R ating: PG-13 (sci-fi action v iolence, brief strong lang uage, some sensuality) R unning time: 124 minutes Review: (of 4 Dear Abby LAS VEGAS (AP Zack Snyder is hoping his Superman reboot Man of Steelturns out to be not just a blockbuster,but a movie with a capital M. There are panoramic aerial battles on Krypton,there are touching moments between young Clark Kent and both his biological and adoptive fathers,there are close-ups of a fist pounding into ice,and there is lots and lots of bigbudget flying. I wanted the movie to be a big movie-going experience,full of action,full of emotion and full of the biggest super hero in the world,Snyder said Tuesday before giving the Las Vegas movie theater convention CinemaCon a brief glimpse. I wanted to give to the cinemas of the world a big,giant moviemovie. The film follows in the modern tradition of the naturalistic superhero movies. It takes place in a grittylooking, colordrained world of grays, brown and icy blues. All the better to set off that red cape. The scenes of Clark Kents Kansas childhood are drenched in Americana,complete with freshly laundered flannels flapping on the clothes line. Snyder,who also directed the superhero film atchmen,said he wanted to find a poignancy to add to the familiar story. We get some hints of that tenderness in conversations between Kent and his farmer father,played by Kevin Costner,as they struggle to keep the young superheros powers hidden. But then we see Kent grow up,learn to fly and begin to take on an assortment of foes. Its this part of the legend not the troubled childhood that seems to most animate Snyder. ve been a big fan of the character my whole life,he said. He is the greatest super hero. Theres no competition between super heroes,but if there was,hed win. The new franchise is anchored by Henry Cavill,a British actor who starred on the Showtime series The Tudorsbefore taking on the mantle of the man of steel. His is the only chiseled face in the trailer not instantly recognizable as a mega-star. Man of Steel promises poignancy from Superman Zack Snyder Man of Steel directorThers no compeition between super heroes,but if there was, hed win.


C M Y K B12 PA GE News-Sun Friiday, April 19, 2013 You get your coffee from Starbucks.The company may be super-corporate,but they offer Fair Trade coffees,which ensure that coffee farmers are paid a fair price,and invest in social programs in coffee-growing c ommunities. If you prefer supporting nonchain coffee shops, ask them to offer Fair Trade selections. You download m usic to an MP3 player.Have you s topped buying CDs? Youre already cutting waste. You buy or sell on eBay.You get rid of stuff you dont need without trashing it,and y ou reduce the amount of packaging used to make new products. You dont rinse before putting dishes i n the dishwasher.C onsumer Reports tests s how rinsing first doesnt improve cleaning. By skipping this step,youll save up to 20 gallons of water per load,or 6,500 gallons per year.GREEN GLOSSARYBeing greenmeans being aware of your responsibility to the environment and to the community. Here are other common green terms and their meanings: Organic:O rganic food is produced by farmers who place an emphasis on renewable resources and soil and water conservation,and use minimal pesticides as defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Organic meat, poultry,eggs and dairy products come from animals that are given no antibiotics or growth hormones. The term organicmust be certified by the USDA. Visit w ww.ams.usda.gov/ nopfor more information. Fair Trade:Fair Trade helps family farmers in developing countries gain direct access to international markets,allowing them to compete fairly and receive a fair price. This also deters cost-cutting practices that diminish quality. Look for the fair trade certification on products,and visitwww.transfairusa.orgfor information. Shade grown:If you buy F air Trade certified coffee,tea and chocolate,it is usually shade-grown. This means that the products you buy provide shelter for migratory birds and help reduce global warming. Sustainable:A method o f harvesting or using a resource so that the resource is not depleted or permanentl y damaged. Biodegradable:The product has the ability to b reak down,safely and relat ively quickly,by biological means,into raw materials of nature and disappear into the environment.TAKE IT BACKWe cant all be green all the time,but there are ways to offset the damage we do. TerraPass (w ww.terrapass. com) helps reverse the global warming impact of your cars CO2 emissions. You pay a certain amount a year which helps fund clean energy projects that reduce industrial carbon dioxide emissions. You even get a w indshield sticker to show others your do-gooder side.WHAS YOUR IMPACT?Visit w ww.myfootprint.org and fill in your information,such as ZIP code. The site does the calculations to tell you how big an ecological footprint youre leaving on the Earth. In other words,how many acres of land are you using up? The results may surprise you. BYERINWADEThe Dallas Morning Newss a big world out there,and keeping it clean is a big task sometimes too big,with our busy lives. Thats why that occasional soda bottle ends up in the garbage can instead of the recycling bin,and that box of packaged food seems like such a better deal than the locally grown, organic version. But,believe it or not,little things can make a big difference. So if youre interested in going green,even just a little bit,dont be i ntimidated. Its not about judging, says Kate Macaulay,co-owner with Michael Johnson of Green Living in Lakewood,Texas. One woman said she was scared to come into the store because she drives an SUV,Macaulay says. But were just happy she came in. Going green doesnt make your life more complicated; its about simplifying. By making small c hanges you can save water and electricity,live healthier and help protect the environment. Macaulay and Johnson learned a lot about simplicity when they lived overseas. Wd see people live more simply,and to them its a way of life,Macaulay says. Johnson had a pair of shoes withh oles in the bottom and threw them in the trash,thinking they were useless. But a woman who cared f or their home asked if she could have them. Its about finding a use for everything,Macaulay says. We wanted to apply what we learned when we came home and try to influence others. We talked with them about simple,low-cost eco-changes that can make a big impact. You can build your eco-conscience gradually,and learn to love how easy it is and how good it feels to go green.LAUNDRY ROOMOLD WAY: Regular laundry detergent NEW WAY: Green laundry detergent WHY? Most regular detergents are petroleum-based and contain chemicals that are discharged into our water system, which can harm aquatic life. Green detergents such as Seventh Generation and Ecover are nontoxic and made with plant-based, biodegradable ingredients, saving oil for other uses. COST: Green detergents also use fewer fillers, so you dont need to use as much per load of laundry, Macaulay says. Select mass-merchandisers carry a selection of green cleaning products.LIVING ROOMOLD WAY: Incandescent light bulbs NEW WAY: Compact fluorescent light bulbs WHY? According to Energy Star, a government-backed program that helps people protect the environment through energy efficiency, compact fluorescent light bulbs use 66 percent less energy than a standard incandescent bulb and last up to 10 times longer. They also are cooler to the touch. COST: Replacing a 100-watt incandescent with a 23-watt compact fluorescent bulb can save you about $20 in energy costs over about three years, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.KITCHENOLD WAY: Using your stove or oven to cook small amounts of food NEW WAY: Opting for your microwave or toaster oven WHY? Microwaves and toasters generate less heat than stoves or ovens, so you can save energy and air conditioning costs in the summer. COST: Using the microwave or toaster oven to reheat small portions reduces the amount of cooking energy up to 80 percent. OLD WAY: Running your faucet while you wash the dishes NEW WAY: Installing an aerator WHY? Aerators mix air into water, which cuts water flow and reduces splashing. However, using an aerator wont deprive you of strong water pressure. COST: Aerators can cost as little as $2, and they reduce water flow from the faucet to 1.5 gallons per minute, cutting water usage by about 50 percent.You can find aerators at your home supply store and online.BATHROOMOLD WAY: Regular showerhead NEW WAY: Low-flow showerhead WHY? Showers account for 32 percent of home water use, according to the National Resources Defense Council. Low-flow showerheads (similar to faucet aerators) deliver no more than 2.5 gallons per minute compared to standard showerheads, which release about 4.5 gallons per minute. COST: A family of four using low-flow showerheads can save about 20,000 gallons of water a year, according to the council.GARDENOLD WAY: Gas lawnmower NEW WAY: Push lawnmower WHY? Push lawnmowers arent new, but there healthier for you and the environment.You dont have to buy gas, you get more exercise, and you dont pollute the air or your lungs. COST: A push mower is available at Target, Home Depot and elsewhere for about $90, while gas lawnmowers cost about $200 to $400 (not including gas). R ESOURCESFor more information on going green, visit these sites: National Resources Defense Council Guides for Greener Living: w ww.nrdc.org/action/tips.asp U.S.Department of Energys consumer guide: www.eere. energy.gov/consumer/ U.S.Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S.Department o f Energys Energy Star program: www.energystar.gov/ U.S.Department of Agriculture N ational Organic Program: www. ams.usda.gov/nopOFFICEOLD WAY: Pay bills by mail NEW WAY: Pay bills electronically WHY? It saves paper. Theres no need to be wary of doing your business online, say experts at Symantec, manufacturer of Internet security and antivirus software.The risk is minimal if you keep your software updated.ou shouldnt be overly concerned,says Symantecs Bill Rosenkrantz.Most banks are protecting themselves better, too. COST: Youll save on stamps and on time spent hunched over the shredder .Keeping it clean and green neednt be intimidating COURTESY OF NA COURTESY OF INTERBATH INC.C O U R T E S Y O F G E N E R A L E L E C T R I C C O U R T E S Y O F S E V E N T H G E N E R A T I O NMCT MCT MCT LIVINGOblivionCruises new film famili ar, but mesmerizing RE VIEW, B11