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C M Y K By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING Jennifer Stephensyoung daughter, Kenna, 4, has suffered from aw ide range of health ailments since shortly after her birth. A fter two and a half years of testing and out-of-state visits to specialists in Boston, doctors finally discovered that Kenna suffers from mitochondrial dis-e ase. Though mentally delayed by more than a year compared to other kids her age, Kenna has become more and more activep hysically as well as vocally through her many therapy appointments. She is now speaking in full sentences, a huge step up from just a year ago, and can e ven identify and remember places shes seen and visited. From the day she gave birth to her daughter, Kenna, until today, J ennifer Stephens has had to sacrifice nearly everything to be a mother to an ailing young daughter. And she doesnt regret a single minute of it. Theres just something so amazing about special children, Stephens s ays of 4-year-old Kenna. Special needs parents like Stephens often begin to feel lost and alone in the fight to raise children who suffer from special and rare diseases and conditionsl ike Kenna, who was diagnosed recently with an unspecified form of mitochondrial disease, which is caused by failures of them itochondria (compartments present in all cells of the h uman body with the exception of red blood cells). We are still waiting on an exact diagnosis on Kenna. What we do know is that she has a mitochondrial disease, (doctorsh avent pinpointed her exact type, Stephens said. According to umdf.org, mitochondria are responsible for creating more than 90p ercent of the energy needed by the body to sustain life and support growth. Mitochondrial disease affects cells of the brain, NEWS-SUN H ighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 www.newssun .com 079099401001 Details, A12 Sunny. Low 63 High 87 Forecast Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com ClassifiedsA9 Community BriefsA2 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA4 Healthy LivingB5 Lottery NumbersA2 Movie Review/TimesB11 ReligionB5 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 7 DO NOT GIVE IN, DO NOT GIVE UP A MO THERSAD VICE: By SAMANTHAGHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING parents job is a lifetime commitment. If they are fortunate, their children will live a full, healthy life of laughter and smiles w ith maybe a few hard-learned lessons, plus a handful of mistakes and misadventures mixed in. But some parents are dealt a different set of c ards from day one, making that laughter and those smiles even more cherished. A J ennifer StephensF eel proud, you are a chosen one. You were chosen to love and care for the most special of human kind. Embrace it and let it change y our life for the better. Courtesy photo Kenna Stephens, 4, has been diagnosed with a rare mitochondrial disease. Kenna just wants to be a princess Courtesy photo K ayne Stephens, 12, helps his little sister a cross a creek. Courtesy photo Kenna Stephens loves Disney princesses and wants to go to Disney World with her mom. Online Yes 69.1% No 30.9% Total votes: 149 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at This weeks question: Should Sun N Lake have a full-time fire department? Friday-Saturday, April 26-27, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 50 | 50 cents By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Its that time of year again. The Highlands County Recycling Department will hold a Household Hazardous Waste Collection at the Skipper Road Landfill area from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday. For nearly a quarter century, the countys Recycling Department has provided a household hazardous waste roundup which allows for proper and safe disposal of various chemicals especially old paint cans commonly found around the home. Also accepted during this collection will be electronic waste (or e-waste computers, monitors, cell phones, keyboards, TVs, VCRs and other end of life electronics. Established in 1990, the idea has been to colCounty collecting household hazardous waste Saturday Gather up your unused paint and other household chemicals and bring them to the Skipper Road landfill on Saturday. Time to clean out the shed and garage See COUNTY, A8 See SPECIAL, A7 See KENNA, A7 State boundSebring sends f our to state track meet SPORTS, B1 InsideEyes on the skyUFO symposium coming to Sebring A3Go playGet kids outside this spring B12 By SAMANTHAGHOLARs gholar@newssun.com AVON PARK Asighting of three suspicious men near cam-p us caused Avon Park High School to go into lockdown T hursday morning. The lockdown was a precautionary measure taken to protectt he campus, the Highlands County Sheriffs Office said. A post to the HCSO Facebook page read: We were investigating a suspicious persons incident in the area of the school and the lockdown was precau-t ionary only. There was an EMS call at the school at the same t ime which was unrelated to the lockdown or the suspicious persons incident. A ccording to scanner traffic, students spotted three black m ales carrying what they described as long guns near the campus and. A PHS Principal Tealy Williams was unable to be reached for comment following the incident, but an employee of the front office, who declined tog ive her name, told the NewsSun the students were having a regular day. Theres nothing going on here, its a normal day. Studentsa re still FCATtesting. Everythings fine, she said. Search causes lockdown at APHS


C M Y K By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Following a less than successful first attempt at a sale, officials atH ighlands County Animal Control say t hey will try again to hold an auction to divest themselves of some of the livestock at their Airport Roadl ocation. The gavel will fall at 11 a.m. Tuesday as more than 120 chickens and at least three horses will be puto ut for bid. The chickens, both hens and roosters, will come from trapping efforts in the Highway Park neighborhood south of Lake Placid. Residents of the area say the place is overrun with the fowl, which have taken up residence just about anywhere there is to roost and have been causing damage to homes and vehicles there as well. Reportedly, they are descendants of chickens used for fighting that either escaped or were turned loose. Highlands County Animal Control Director Darryl Scott has estimated there still could be more than 300 chickens in the area and said trapping efforts will continue there. While the chickens are not necessarily good for eating, animal control workers say they are prolific egg layers, with as many as three dozen eggs per day collected in the containment area. Those eggs currently are thrown away inasmuch as they have not been inspected and cannot be given away for human consumption under county statutes. Those wishing to bid on the animals will be required to stop into the office before the auction begins. Workers will obtain residentsname, address and telephone number then will issue each bidder a card with their individual number. Scott himself will do the auctioneering. In addition to the chickens, there will be three horses put up for sale. Scott described two as quarter horses, with one identified as a paso fino mare. W hile dogs and cats will not be part o f the auction, workers say they continue to be available for adoption. Reportedly, the animal control f acility is close to capacity with the house pets. Those wanting additional information may call AnimalC ontrol at 655-6475. Page A2News-SunFriday, April 26, 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 24 121427303644x:3Next jackpot $3 millionApril 20 7833353940x:4 April 17 158395253x:4 April 24 215172328 April 23 710192431 April 22 112252934 April 21 1571632 April 24 (n 0000 April 24 (d 0636 April 23 (n 6672 April 23 (d 6638 April 24 (n 224 April 24 (d 871 April 23 (n 035 April 23 (d 781 April 23 1517284112 April 19 2636434410 April 16 22630389 April 12 1319204319 April 24 919315659 PB: 2Next jackpot $140 millionApril 20 68303948 PB: 20 April 17 1318364858 PB: 28 Note: Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day: (d daytime drawing, (n nighttime drawing. PB: Power Ball Lottery Center Community Briefs Tickets still available for Art on the WaterfrontSEBRING Time is running out to purchaset ickets for Art on the Waterfront Goes Cinco de Mayo. One of Highlands Art Leagues most successfule vents, held at the Art Village beach on the shores of beautiful Lake Jackson, will be a perfect way to celebrate Cinco deM ayo .... and support the most active artist and artrelated groups in South Central Florida. Join the party for music, buffet, cash bar featuringm ojitos and margaritas, as well as a live auction with a rtwork, water sports equipment, trips, Art Uncorked private party,a nd more. Tickets are limited, so c all 385-5312 or buy online atwww.highlandsartleague.org.Big Red Bus visits LP ElksL AKE PLACID Its time for the Big Red Bus to visit the Lake PlacidE lks Lodge. It will be in the parking lot from 9 a.m. t o 3 p.m. today. The Elks Lodge is behind Winn Dixie onC ounty Road 621. T-shirts will be given out as supply lasts.YMCA hosts Healthy Kids DaySEBRING More than 1,900 YMCAs across the country are taking part inH ealthy Kids Day, holding free community events that are open to all kids and families. These events will be filled with fun, active games and educational opportunities. T he Highlands County Family YMCAwill open i ts doors from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be special membership rates and buy-one-get-onehalf off punch cards asw ell as the Masons Child ID Program and various health vendors. For kids, there will be a big slide, bounce house, kids zumbac lasses, gymnastics demos, dance-offs, and h oola hoop contest. There will also be live music and a DJ. For more information, contact the YMCAat 382-9 622.Morano to speak at Democratic Womens ClubSEBRING On Saturday, at 9:30 a.m., the Democratic Womens Club of Highlands County willh ave its monthly meeting, beginning with a continental breakfast. Alison Morano, vice dhair of the Florida Democratic Party, will be presenting. I n addition, during this meeting, Dave McCarthy, D emocratic Executive Committee chair, will be awarded an honorarym embership to the Democratic Womens C lub. All Democrats are encouraged to attend. The event will be at the Democratic Headquarters,4 216 Sebring Parkway (next to Ruby Tuesdays). F or more information, call 385 7447.Masonic District offers child IDsSEBRING Masonic District 25 will be doingc hild ID for children up through 18 years of age from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. S aturday at Sebring YMCA, 100 YMCALane. T his is free of charge. Get a CD with your childs pictures, voice, fingerprints, emergency information and DNA. F or more information, call Ross Canright at 4520346.Walker Memorial Academy plans yard saleAVON PARK The y earbook class at Walker Memorial Academy is collecting items for its yard sale from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, May 5.U nwanted items to donate can be dropped off at Walker Memorial Academy, 1525 W.Avon Blvd. For more informa-t ion, call 453-3131, ext 0. Courtesy photo Sebring City Councilman Scott Stanley holds the tree while others plant it during the Earth Day Tree Planting Ceremony in Centennial Park. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agency, in conjunction with the city of Sebring, held aS ebring Centennial Park Dedication and Tree Planting Ceremony on April 22, Earth Day, in the park at Lakeview and S outh Ridgewood Drive. The property was purchased by the Sebring CRA, and the park was funded by the Sebring CRAas part of its DowntownS ebring redevelopment initiatives. This project helps the CRA accomplish its 20-year, seven-segment redevelopment plan a nd addresses the topic of beautification, to beautify the drivers approach to downtown on the Parkway to create an aesthetically appealing experience. International Mother Earth Day is a celebration of the E arth and its ecosystems, which provide all of its inhabitants with life and sustenance. Observed each year on April 22, this d ay is a call to action as it acknowledges our collective responsibility to promote harmony with nature and the Earth in order to achieve a just balance among the econom-i c, social, and environmental needs of present and future generations of humanity. Arbor Day encourages people to apprec iate, plant and care for trees the last Friday of April. Sebrings Centennial Park dedicated I mage courtesy of the U.S. Air Force. C ol. Robert Valin is serving in Afghanistan with the U.S. A ir Forces 455th Expeditionary Wing. The Massachusetts native has logged nearly 6,500 flying hours as a fighter and commercial jet pilot. U.S. Air Force Col. Robert Valin was an airline pilot on Sept. 11, 2001. He once lived in Khobar Towers, the Saudi housing complex that was bombed by terrorists on June 25, 1996. His family also lived in Newtown, Conn., just around the corner from Sandy Hook Elementary School. The ties to these tragedies have always kind of been there, Col. Valin told The Unknown Soldiers. On April 15, the Massachusetts airman was watching live coverage of the Boston Marathon from Afghanistan, eight and a half hours ahead of Eastern Standard Time. I had actually watched a little bit of the marathon on TVfor 20 to 30 minutes before the (attack pened, Valin said. The following morning, I learned more about what had happened. Valin, who grew up in Lexington and Belmont, Mass., and plans to eventually retire in Charlestown, experienced an ugly feeling while seeing his beloved city under siege from thousands of miles away. But he was also filled with appreciation. Theres the pride in Boston, Bostonians and the people of New England, he said. Valin has been serving his country in uniform since the Reagan administration. With nearly 6,500 flying hours in F-16 and A10 fighter jets and commercial planes, he's navigated the skies under almost every circumstance. But ever since arriving in Afghanistan, the brave men and women under his command have consistently inspired him. Some folks come out here and kind of expect that all the leaders will be very inspiring kinds of people and the vast majority are just that, the Colonel said. But the opposite also happens ... the leaders are themselves inspired by the soldiers, sailors, airmen and Boston strong Animal Control sets new date for livestock auction Scott See PILOT, A8


C M Y K TALLAHASSEE (AP The Florida Commission on Ethics would have more authority to collect fines and lawmakers would be banned from lobbying any state agency for two years after leaving office under a wideranging ethics bill that was sent to Gov. Rick Scott on Wednesday. The bill also would prohibit lawmakers from voting on any bills that could directly affect their personal finances and it would keep them from taking government jobs while in office. This bill will raise the ethical standard for all elected officials in the state of Florida, House Speaker Will Weatherford, R-Wesley Chapel, said after the House unanimously approved it. The bill (SB 2 ority for Senate President Don Gaetz and was the first passed by the Senate on the legislative sessions opening day last month. The House made changes Wednesday and sent it back to the Senate, which unanimously approved it. Gaetz said it was his proudest moment as a senator. The Commission on Ethics currently has little power to collect fines against elected officials. It has written off $1 million in fines over the past decade, calling them essentially uncollectable. Under the bill, the commission could garnish wages. The legislation would also extend from four years to 20 years the amount of time for the commission to collect fines following an offense. The commission could also take complaints from the governor, Florida Department of Law Enforcement and state and U.S. attorneys. The commission would also post officialsfinancial disclosure forms online. S pecial to the News-SunAVON PARK South F lorida State College students were honored for academic excellence and comm unity service during the colleges recent annual Awards Day ceremony in the SFSC University Center, Highlands Campus. E ach year, faculty honor students who exhibit talent and exemplary quality that go beyond academic standards. S FSC honor student Emilia Pereira was honored w ith the Joseph E. Johnston/Bette L.M cDearman Student Services Award for exhibiting great ethics and character, exceptional academic achievement, outstandingi nvolvement in professional, social, and cultural activities and programs, and for her contribution to the campus, community, and states ervice projects. Pereira graduates from SFSC in December with an Associate in Arts degree in fine arts and plans to attend either Florida Gulf Coast University or the University of South Florida to pursue a bachelors degree in fine a rts. Pereira is involved with Phi Theta Kappa, the H onors Program, MOFAC intern, Art Club president, and the 2013 Newman S ervice Fellow recipient. When she called my name it took me completely by surprise, Pereira said. Im honored and thankfult he faculty and staff saw me fit to receive this award. In all my interactions with Pereira she does everything to a very high standardo f excellence, she's someone I can count on, and e xceeds each task assigned to her, said MollieD octrow, MOFAC curator. Her great attitude toward her peers and instructors cannot go unnoticed, as she is an exceptional person anda role model. Students presented 20122013 Outstanding Instructor Awards to Sandra Carol Pinzon, adjunct instructor,A dult Education (part time Dr. Brian E. Deery, professor, Psychology (full time, Division of Arts and Sciences); Melanie Jackson, adjunct instructor, director, eLearning (part time, Division of Arts and Sciences); Adam Martin, i nstructor, Business (full time, Division of Applied S ciences and Technologies); Dr. Robert Flores, adjunct instructor, director, R emodeling Renovation and Maintenance (part time, Division of Applied Sciences and Technologies). www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 26, 2013Page A3 SHAMBLIN, SHIRLEY; 9.347"; 2"; Black; sebring senior center; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 9 9 1 1 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 4/26/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 1 1 8 8 By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comS EBRING As of 10 a.m. Thursday morning, Nicholas Fox, the driver of ac ar that crossed the U.S. 27 median and killed Sebrings P eggy Sue Roaf, 52, on March 28 of last year, is still in custody in Broward C ountys main jail. The crash occurred when Fox, accused of reckless driving, lost control of his S UVunder high speed, literally flying over the median a nd landing on top of Roafs compact Ford, killing her instantly. Fox has been charged here, and will come here for t rial, said Steve Houchin, assistant state attorney. There are other outstanding warr ants from other Florida counties, which is delaying Foxs removal to Highlands County, he said. A lso, Sandra Michelle Jackson, 25, and Kyle Rupert, 22, remain in theH ighlands County Jail. Each has a bond of $310,000. The couple are accused of neglect leading to their infant son starving to death in July of last year. At the time, Sheriff Susan Benton said, This one of the worst neglect cases I have seen in many years. Suspects in two deaths remain in custody N ews-Sun staffS EBRING Aserious dialogue about UFOs is coming to Chateau Elan Hotel and Convention Center May 10-12. A ccording to Paola Harris, one of the organizers, the event is the second annual UFO symposium presented by 2013S tarworksUSA, which is based in Mount Dora. It brings leading women and men in UFO research, documentation and related information. The study ofu fology or exopolitics deals with policy and sociological i ssues around the UFO question, Harris said. Canadian UFO researcher G rant Cameron will discuss presidential involvement in t he UFO cover-up and researchers from the Mutual UFO Network will present and discuss statistics of abductions and contacts. H arris quotes another speaker, the former Canadiand efense minister Paul Hellyer, ere still maintaining the fantasy that the (incident ata weather balloon and its a lie. The U.S. Air Force still c laims that it didnt happen, but there were witnesses of all kinds who say it did ... Ia m sure (Roswell ble and that they have probably developed spaceships and exotic fuels. Hellyer believes a very small group, including mem bers of the oil industry, are keeping the existence of th e exotic fuels and technologya secret for financial advan tage. Bruline Bikar, Chateau Elans sales manager, sayst he hotel is 100 percent b ooked May 10-12. Fifty walk-in tickets are still available. The cost for the t wo-day meeting is $125, b ut Harris said participants have access to the guest speakers. For more information about the symposium, go to w ww.starworksusa.com/. UFO discussion landing at Chateau Elan in May Cameron Courtesy photo SFSC student Emilia Pereira (lefted with Dean of Student Services Annie Alexander-Harvey, was honored with the Joseph E. Johnston/Bette L. McDearman S tudent Services Award. S S F F S S C C s s t t u u d d e e n n t t s s , i i n n s s t t r r u u c c t t o o r r s s h h o o n n o o r r e e d d o o n n A A w w a a r r d d s s D D a a y y Legislature sends ethics bill to Gov. Scott


C M Y K ANOTHERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor E xt. 515publisher@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELE ditor Ext. 516editor@newssun.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com ADVERTISINGV ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com B USINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com EDITORIAL& OPINION Page A4News-SunFriday, April 26, 2013www.newssun.com When James French b ecame the last person to be executed in 1966 under Oklahomas death penalty law, he uttered these famous last words (noj oke) that quickly belong to the ages: Hey fellas, he shouted to reporterst here to witness his electrocution. How about this for a headline for tomorrowsp aper? French Fries! Shortly after that, French b ecame toast. The way some critics of the social media Twitter dismiss itsj ournalistic role during and immediately after the B oston Marathon bombing almost seem like famous last words. In fact, the Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath leftT witter a force to be reckoned with far more of a p erceived threat to television news than to print or online newspapers, andm agazines. Broadcasters better harness and use its p otential or theyre in big trouble. The use of Twitter in the B oston Marathon tragedy started within seconds of the bombs exploding. According to the website Mashable, a map createdb y an enterprising Syracuse University professor and his students found some 200 Tweets were sent from the bomb scene over theb lasts first hours. But that was only the beginning. W hy is Twitter being underestimated by manyp rofessional media types as a truly formidable player in news the future? Once upon a time, a reporter who could express a view-p oint, or give information in 140 characters would be an editors dream. But whether its wisecracks, links to posts or develop-m ents during a crisis, Tweets quickly communicate information tidbits sent out as fast as it takes to type. But theres another reason. It was once predicted that weblogs would create a series of citizen journalists who researched, reported, investigated, and wrote pieces equivalent to newspaper reports. That largely has not happened. Today, most blogs are glorified extended op-ed pages, often written by unabashed partisans, but they differ from newspaper op-ed pieces in one respect: many blog posts would never be run in a daily newspaper because the tepid quality of writing, thought and argument. Many left and right blog posts read as if theyre regurgitated left and right talk show host rants. In reality, blogs havent created citizen journalists but Twitter has. They are citizen journalists who unlike newspaper and broadcast reporters, a nd even less than bloggers dont have to worry if t hey get it wrong. And errors were made: much of the breaking news tweets on the nights police battled the terrorist suspects wasb ased on things picked up on a police scanner, somet imes misheard. The New York Post ran a SCREAMING HEADLINE based onw rong suspect identification and no surprise R upert Murdoch in effect stood by it. Police warned Tweeters not to give away p olice positions or detail their movements, but it often did no good. The Twitter star became twitter.com/newsbreaker.T he get-it-fast-and-right media star became NBCs Pete Williams. Over the years, print newspapers were battered by thei mpact of television evening news, supermarket t abloid scoops, the Internet and the recession butt here are signs they are now adapting and surviving. Twitter will seriously batter broadcast news because its faster, andm ore dramatic and happening in real time (accurate or not) and in future crises many people will turn to it. Twitter is ano pportunity for television news not to merely feel threatened, but to learn from the experience and grow because of it. The bad news: Twitter has no verifiers. The good news: It was indispensable during Boston Marathon hell week. The unbelievable news: Rep. Anthony Weiner is back on Twitter. All of this shows you the cultural ecstasy and agony of the 140-character instant-info phenomena. Joe Gandelman is a veteran journalist who wrote for newspapers overseas and in the United States. He has appeared on cable news show political panels and is Editorin-Chief of The Moderate Voice, an Internet hub for independents, centrists and moderates. He can be reached at jgandelman@themoderatevoice.com and can be booked to speak at your event at www.mavenproductions.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Boston bombing: Was Twitter for the birds or revolutionary? Independents Eye Joe Gandelman EDITORIALPAGEPOLICYMake sure to sign your letter and include your address and phone number. Anonymous letters will be automatically rejected. Please keep your letters to a maximum of 400 words. We have to make room for everybody. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. 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. I f anything, things are getting worse. The report, which covers 2012, says the independent Cuban Commission on Human Rights and Reconciliation counted 6,602s hort-term detentions during the year, compared with 4 ,123 in 2011. In March 2012, the same commission recorded a 30-year recordh igh of 1,158 short-term detentions in a single month j ust before the visit of Pope Benedict XVI. Among the many abuses cited by the 2012 report are the prison sentences handedo ut to members of the Unisn P atriotica de Cuba, the estimated 3,000 citizens held under the charge of potential dangerousness, stateorchestrated assaults against the Damas de Blanco (Ladiesi n White), the suspicious death of dissident Oswaldo P aya and so on. As in any dictatorship, telling the truth is a crime:I ndependent journalist Calixto Ramsn Martmnez A rias, the first to report on the cholera outbreak in Cuba, was jailed in September for the crime of desacato (insulting speech) and remainedt here until last week. T he regime is willing to undertake some meek economic reforms to keep people employed. It has even dared to relax its travel requirem ents to allow more Cubans to leave the country if they can get a passport. Both of these are shortterm survival measures, d esigned as escape valves for growing internal pressure. But when it comes to free speech, political activity and f reedom of association the b uilding blocks of a free s ociety the report is a depressing chronicle of human-rights abuses and a valuable reminder that repression is the Castro regimes only response to those who demand a genuinely free Cuba. Fundamental r eform? Not a chance. An editorial from the Miami H erald. Cuban abuses getting worse The State Departments latest report on human-rights practices effective-l y puts the lie to the idea that the piecemeal and illusory changes in Cuba under Gen. Razl Castro represent a genuine political opening toward greater freedom. An invitation to learn more about Common CoreEditor: An invite to all educators in HighlandsCounty, and school board members for a presentation on Common Core May 7 at 6 p.m. at Homers Smorgasbord, presented by the Highlands Tea Party and presented by Dr. Karen Effrem. Dr. Karen Effrem is the president of Education Liberty Watch, a conservative education advocacy group with a national footprint in Maple Grove, Minn. Dr. Effram is a pediatrician, researcher, and conference speaker who received her medical degree from Johns Hopkins University and her pediatric training from the University of Minnesota. She and her husband, Paul, have three children and live in the Minneapolis metro area. Common Core will affect every child in Florida and across the country as this gets implemented in Florida next year and later across the country as Washington takes over the education system completely. The children will have no choice and neither will the parents. Our children have been indoctrinated and dumbed down slowly and covertly over several decades now, but the gloves are off and the Progressives are making no pretense of hiding what they are doing. This is a very serious issue and one that affects everyone. Not even privately schooled or home-schooled students will escape this if they plan on going back into the public system either at the high school or college level as they will not be able to pass the entry exams. The federal government requires the state to maintain a database on every child from preK to workforce and encouraged collection of more than 400 data points to track everything about your child and their family? The federal government is not allowed to maintain a national database? They are evading this by requiring the states to collect the data, then forward it to the federal government to be used by other agencies, private foundations. HB 878 Florida CC math teaches an experimental geometry method created by a Soviet mathematician, in the 1950s, and was abandoned in K-12 because it failed? Aworld-renowned math expert who worked on CC stated that CC fails to meet the stated goal of improved US K12 mathematics achievement. John Nelson Sebring BouquetKokomo another big success thanks to manyEditor: Thank you to everyone who made Ridge Area Arcs Escape to Kokomo a fun, successful event. Kokomo was held at the Island View Restaurant at Sun N Lake on Saturday, April 20. Guests enjoyed Cheeseburgers in Paradise, margaritas and dancing to the music of GrooVus. Thanks to our sponsors: Waypoints Financial, Cohan Radio Group, Florida Hospital Heartland, Heacock Insurance, Heartland National Bank, Publix Supermarkets Charities, Raymond James, offices of Craig Johnson and Travis Stivender, Ben Hill Griffin, Bill Jarrett Ford, Highlands Independent Bank, Kiwanis Club of Sebring, NewsSun, Pathology Associates of Sebring, River Greens Golf Course, Agero, JJ Taylor, Stephenson Nelson Funeral Home, TD Bank, The Lake Placid Journal, Wicks, Brown, Williams & Co, CPAs Also thanks to those who donated items to our auction and raffle: Chicanes, Inn on the Lakes, Turner Furniture, Happiness Farms, Residence Inn, Bates Sons & Daughters, Steve Roberts, Debbie McCullough, Amber Louise Boutique, Grow Strong Fitness & Yoga, Placid Lakes Country Club, River Greens Golf Course, Big TTire, Lake Placid Camp & Conference Center, Highlands Ridge Golf, Donna Vinson, 1 Park Place, Blueberry Patch, Rachel Smoak Photography, Wheeler Family, Cathy Futral, Cindy Rose, Becky Rivera, Olive Garden, Country Club of Sebring, Ideal Golf, Mary Basso, Phil May, Lorna Ingram, Sun N Lakes Golf Club, SpringLake Golf Resort, Michelle Poole, Sebring Golf Resort, Tonja OSullivan, Jacaranda Hotel, South Florida State College, Griffins Dry Cleaning & Laundry, Inc., Musselmans, Fleet Care, Beverly & Ted Glarner, Beef OBradys, Red Lobster, The Olympic, Quail Creek Plantation, Feathers Dry Cleaning, Braggs Car Wash, Jeannie Snively, Kimberly Batty-Herbert, Dee Dee Harstine, Victor Divietro, John McClure, Everglades Seasoning, John Shoop, Beth Johnson, Marcia Ward, Ann Watson, Caladium World, Blue Lagoon, Caddy Shack Bar & Grill, Sebring International Raceway, Diana Casey-AFLAC, Golf Hammock Country Club, The Golf Shoppe, John Beckman, Chic Chick, Office Depot, The Spa at Hammock Falls, Euphoria Spa, Diana Ries Design, Highlands Little Theater, SFSC Performing Arts Center, Steve & Company, Monica Turner, and Sebring International Raceway. All proceeds from the event will benefit the programs and services provided by Ridge Area Arc. Rhonda Beckman CEO Ridge Area Arc


C M Y K lect hazardous waste twice a y ear once in the spring and once in the fall in an effort to keep those types of materials from being dumped illegally or otherwise disposedo f in an unsafe manner. Instead, the county has hired a special vendor that collects and removes the items from the county and destroy them in an approved process. Over the decades, the county has collected hundreds of tons of hazardous waste. Records indicate that in the past five years, the county has collected nearly 150 tons of e-waste alone This year, the collection will be done in connection with the Massachusetts-based Clean Harbors Environmental group. Officials from the local office in Bartow are slated to be in the county Friday for what was termed a shed clean-out. Thatis where items turned in since the last hazardous waste roundup will be categorized and hauled off, with the semiannual collection to be held mid-day Saturday, Although e-waste is being collected, organizers said this event will not be for such things as refrigerators, stoves or any type of what are referred to as white goods.T hose with questions as to what will be acceptable for the clean up may call the Highlands County Recycling Department at 655-6400. T he household hazardous waste collection will be held at the hazardous waste storage site at 6000 Skipper Road. Those unfamiliar with the area may follow the signs. Officials emphasized that this weekends collection is for residents only. Businesses should contact the Highlands County Recycling Department for their disposal options. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 26, 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 Andrew Azzopardi, 85, a winter resident of Avon Park from St. Clair Skores, Mich. died April 16, 2013. Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home, Sebring, was in charge of arrangements. M ATTHEWSTOKES BILLINGS M atthew Stokes Billings, 28, of Avon Park, died Sunday night, April 21, 2013a t his home. He was native of Ft. Lauderdale, moving h ere in 1995. He worked as a plumber with his f ather. He was an avid motorcycle rider and vice president of the Warlocks, Sebring Chapter. Hee njoyed life and all that there was to offer. He valued family, friends, loyalty and respect. He was a Christian. H e is survived by his parents, Jim Whipkey and S andra Billings, Avon Park; paternal grandparents, Boba nd Donna Whipkey, Winter H aven and four uncles and their families. A funeral will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 11 a.m. at New CovenantW orship Center with Pastor Jason Hollingsworth officiati ng. Interment will be at Lakeview Memorial Gardens. In lieu of f lowers, memorials may be made to Morning Star of Highlands County or New Covenant W orship Center. The family requests those coming to the services refrain from wearing fragrances. Arrangements withF ountain Funeral Home, Avon Park. F ountain Funeral Home Avon Park, FL33825 ( 863) 453-3134 EDWARD JAMES OBERRY, SR. Edward James OBerry, Sr. passed away on April 24, 2013. Ed was born in Sebring on July 10, 1931 to parents Arthur OBerry and Serena Albritton (nee Rigdon Ed was a life-long resident of Sebring. Ed served his county in the U.S. Air Force as a Bomb Disposal Specialist during the Korean War. Ed was an honest man who raised a family with great integrity and hard work. Ed treasured his family above all else, especially his wife, children and grandchildren. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting and fishing. Ed retired from the construction and trucking industries in 2005. Ed is survived by his wife of 47 years, Carolyn; daughters, Debbie, Cindy, April and Jodi; sons, Jimmy and Edward Jr.; grandchildren, Billie Craver, Serena Rushlo, Jackson Rushlo, Shaylan Beatty, Cody Beatty, Sean OBerry, Kayla OBerry, Kacey OBerry, Katie Story, Austin Story and Grace OBerry; and brother Arthur Binky OBerry. Visitation for family and friends will be on Friday, April 26, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. at Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home. Aprivate graveside service will be held on Saturday, April 27, 2013. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Good Shepherd Hospice, 1110 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL33870. Arrangements entrusted to: Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home Sebring, Florida 33870 www.stephensonnelsonfh.com VICTORIAWALKER GRANT V ictoria Walker Grant, 61, passed away Friday, April 19, 2013. She had been a life-long resident of Sebring, Florida. Visitation will be onF riday, April 26, 2013 from 5-7 p.m., at Bountiful Blessings Church of God, 820 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Sebring. AMemorial service will be on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Bountiful BlessingsC hurch of God, 820 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Sebring, at 11 a.m. Interment will take place at Lakeside Cemetery, Sebring,F L. Arrangements entrusted to: Swann Mortuary 500 Lemon Street Sebring, Florida 33870 863-382-0737 OBerry Billings Obituaries Courtesy photo Cornerstone Hospice celebrated its dedicated volunteers with a day of fun at Highlands Hammock State Park. Volunteers enjoyed a tram tour with Ranger Carla Sherwin, picnic lunch under a pavillion and a CCC-era Living History presentation by Florida Park Service volunteer Darrel Smith. Hospice volunteers treated to tram tour of Hammock C ontinued from A1 County to collect hazardous waste on Saturday Save Thousands The Smart Choice For New, Certified Pre-Owned & Used Cars-Trucks-SUVs. Centralfloridawheels.com TALLAHASSEE (AP T he Senate passed an elections bill Wednesday that would let elections supervisors expand early voting days and sites in an effort to avoidt he long lines that left Florida open to criticism last November. The bill, in part, would undo some of the changes theR epublican-led Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott made to elections laws two years ago,w hen they cut early voting days from 14 to eight days and prohibited voting on theS unday before Election Day. It passed 26-13. T he bill (HB 7013 require at least eight days of early voting, but would leavei t up to elections officials if they wanted to have as many a s 14 days, including the Sunday before Election Day when many black churches have organized souls to the polls voter drives. I t allows early-voting polling places at more kinds o f sites, like fairgrounds, civic centers, community centers and convention centers. None of us like to have our state be the butt of jokes o n late night TV, said Republican Sen. Jack Latvala of Palm Harbor, who chairs t he Senate Ethics and Elections Committee. But Democrats opposed the bill, saying it didnt go far enough. When it comes to elections, we could just do so much more and thats the stance we took not to be s atisfied with what was going on, Senate Democratic Leader Chris Smith said after the vote. He said there should be 14 d ays of early voting statewide instead of leaving the number of days up to the discretion of individual supervisors. He also was against restrictionso n ballot collectors. The bill would prevent paid ballot collectors from possessing moret han two ballots other than their own or their relatives. He said that hurts voters ins enior living centers who rely on people to pick up their ball ots. The bill also would require a maximum 75-word ballot s ummary on constitutional amendments proposed by l awmakers. That limit could be exceeded if the state Supreme Court rejects the language and it has to be revised. The Legislature lasty ear loaded up the ballot with anti-abortion, pro-church, tax c ut and other questions designed to bring out conservative voters. The ballotl ength added to the problem with long lines. T he bill also would move primary elections up two weeks, so they are held 10 w eeks before the general election, and would allow military personnel returning home from combat zones or deployed in areas wheret heyre ready to enter combat zones to register to vote up to the Friday before an election. Senate passes bill that could expand states early voting Associated PressM OBILE, Ala. Firefighters on Thursday e xtinguished a huge blaze that erupted hours earlier when two fuel barges e xploded, leaving three people with critical burns and forcing the evacuation of crew from a nearby cruise ship. T he cause of the explosions remained under investigation, but investigators believe it was likely from a spark caused bya crew cleaning the barges, Coast Guard Lt. M ike Clausen said. Firefighters from M obile and Coast Guard officials responded to the pair of Wednesday night explosions involving the gas barges in the MobileR iver east of downtown. More explosions followed over the next few hours. Authorities say three p eople were brought to the University of South A labama Medical Center for burn-related injuries. The three remained in c ritical condition Thursday morning, hospital spokesman Bob Lowry said. Across the river, worke rs were evacuated from the Carnival Triumph, the cruise ship that became disabled in the Gulf of Mexico in Februaryb efore it was towed to Mobiles port for repairs. A lan Waugh, who lives at the Fort Conde Inna cross the river from the scene, saw the blasts and said throngs of Carnival employees and others were clustered on streetsl eading toward the river as authorities evacuated the shipyard. Coast Guard: Spark from cleaning caused explosion A ssociated PressWASHINGTON U.S. intelligence has concluded with some degree of varying confidence that the Syrian government has twice used chemical weapons in its fierce civil war, the White House and other top administration officials said Thursday. However, officials also said more definitive proof was needed and the U.S. was not ready to escalate its involvement in Syria. That response appeared to be an effort to bide time, given President Barack Obamas repeated public assertions that Syrias use of chemical weapons, or the transfer of its stockpiles to a terrorist group, would cross a red line. The White House disclosed the new intelligence Thursday in letters to two senators, and Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, traveling in Abu Dhabi, also discussed it with reporters. Our intelligence community does assess, with varying degrees of confidence, that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons on a small scale in Syria, specifically, the chemical agent sarin, the White House said in its letter, which was signed by Obamas legislative director, Miguel Rodriguez. Shortly after the letters was made public, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Capitol Hill that there were two instances of chemical weapons use. Hagel said the use of chemical weapons violates every convention of warfare. It was not immediately clear what quantity of weapons might have been used, or when or what casualties might have resulted. Obama has said the use of chemical weapons would be a game-changer in the U.S. position on intervening in the Syrian civil war, and the letter to Congress reiterated that the use or transfer of such weapons in Syria was a red line for the United States. However, the letter also suggested a broad U.S. response was not imminent. US says Syria used chemical weapons


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C M Y K Marines doing the job. After two months in the war zone, Valin marveled at the heroism hes already witnessed. Theres nothing more inspiring than seeing everything from an airman going outside the wire to someone manning a tower to a surgeon sewing up horrible wounds to a maintenance technician miraculously fixing an airplane that didn't look fixable, he said. As you see more and more of these things around you, youre swamped with inspiration. As director of staff for the Air Forces 455th Expeditionary Wing, Valin and his fellow airmen have wide-ranging, far-reaching responsibilities that tangibly impact the war and its ultimate outcome. e have airmen responsible for not only defending the airspace here at (our base) ... they actually get out into Afghanistan and frankly the whole area around (the base) to meet the people and get to know the local and national police and the Afghan army, Valin said. While the Colonel admitted its tough on everyone to be apart from their loved ones, he and his fellow service members are embracing the opportunity to make history. Having the chance to serve is very gratifying, he said. As horrifying images from the Boston bombings filled television and computer screens on his base, Valin and his colleagues, especially those from New England, watched intensely as an unprecedented manhunt for two suspected terrorists unfolded before the world's eyes. e used to live very close to the Watertown line, Valin said of the town engulfed by police as they hunted the younger suspect. The wing commander and I were actually walking down that exact same street a couple years ago on our way toa Red Sox game. Like his fellow Bostonians, Valin felt a sense of relief and enormous gratitude to Bostons police, firefighters and first responders as news of the younger suspect's capture spread through his Afghanistan base. I lived in Khobar Towers. I was at the top of the World Trade Center with my son a month before 9/11. I was flying 757s for United Airlines at the time of the attacks, he said. From that, Ive seen and learned to see the resilience of people. As he works to prevent further terrorist attacks and to improve the lives of Afghans, Col. Robert Valin wears his Boston Red Sox gear with patriotism and pride. While grieving for the families affected by the attacks on his city, his faith in Bostons ability to overcome tragedy is unflinching. I also know the people, he said. And theyre strong people. To find out more about Tom Sileo, visit the Creators Syndicate website at www.creators.com. h eart, liver, skeletal muscles, kidney and the endocrine a nd respiratory systems. That means Kennas body is unable to function properly. Her intestines are basic ally paralyzed, Stephens explained. Afeeding tube is p ermanently placed in Kennas stomach to help with food and digestion. K enna has become a case study for a third copy of a taxia ocular motor apraxia type 1, a condition that makes her motor skillss everely delayed, causing her body to be unable to eliminate waste on its own. K ennas body is unable to perform simple tasks that so m any people take for granted. Things such as walking, speaking and sometimes even digestion become huge tasks for the mother andd aughter. Aslew of doctors, specialists and therapists are all on speed dial and on first-name basis with Stephens. Although she is thankful for the help, it has not alwaysb een easy getting the help they need. Doctors are not God. All that they can do is give you a diagnosis based on what they think is wrong with your child based on thes ymptoms and tests run. Do not take what your doctor says to heart, Stephens said. ou have the right to explore a second, third, evena fourth opinion until you are confident that you have met the right doctor for your child. After hitting a brick wall with treatment and diagnosisi n Florida, Stephens began frequenting a specialist in Boston last fall. Finding a s pecialist and a team she has grown to fully trust helps, but the recent diagnosis still does not fully explain a number of things that are taking place within her daughters body. Researchh as become Stephens newest past time. She spends h ours on end trying to fill in the information gaps. e are living in a generation and world of technology. Take full advantage of it.L earn your childs diagnosis inside and out. Know your childs medications inside and out. Keep a list of side effects and study up oni nteractions. Familiarize yourself with alternative treatments holistic, therap eutic, etc. Ive found that some of these help tremendously, Stephens said. Though Kennas diagnosis may mean that her life expectancy is short, Stephens takes everythingd ay by day, cherishing her daughters continued p rogress, however little it may be. Do not give in, do not give up. No one knows how your childs story is to begina nd end and how the chapters in between will play out other than the great author of life, Stephens said. Dont be afraid of him or her. Dont be afraid of the ill-n ess. Dont live every day thinking that any day could b e his or her last. Stay positive, even if its the hardest thing to do some days. Yourc hild is only as good, positive and happy as you are. N ever give up, because you are most definitely not alone. S tephens has begun forming support groups and meeting up with other special needs parent in the Tampa Bay and Heartland area. Shei s currently organizing a march for mitochondrial disease awareness in Tampa. Though the mother of three has an overflowing plate, nothing has ever stopped her from doing her duty as ap arent. There will be days that y ou dont want to get out of bed, that you can barely stand the thought of walkingi nto another doctors office, barely stand to look at a nother med, but push through, Stephens said. Feel proud, you are a c hosen one. You were chosen to love and care for the most special of human kind. Embrace it and let it change your life for the better. Ip romise, no matter the outcome, you will be grateful to have had every single moment with that child. F ire trucks and sirens make her smile bright enough to light up a room and hugs from her big brothers Kayne, 12, and 11-year-old Jarek are often more comforting than a fluffy teddy bear. D octor visits, weekly appointments with specialists and therapists, trips to Boston and the ever dreaded emergency room trips for various reasons have become commonplace. Stephens and her familyh ave little time to enjoy one another in a relaxed, family-friendly setting outside of their living room. Kennas fascination with Disney princesses, like almost all other little girls,h as grown to the point where she asks her mom daily for one thing a trip to Disney World. But the family has no time ore xtra funds to do anything the children have longed to do. s really wanting to go there (DisneyThey all do. The boys, too. Its just going to be close to impossible to do.I want to take them more than anything. I know I will eventually. It will happen, Stephens said. This is where local mother and founder of Sebring Macaroni Kid website, MaribelS aunders, comes in. Saunders heard about Kenna and felt compelled to help. As a mommy, I do not know how Jennifer does it, Saunders said. Saunders has created the Kennas F amily Disney Trip fundraiser that she hopes will help get the family to Disney. I have set up an account at a local TD B ank. The accounts title is Kennas Family Disney Trip.There are coin machines at TD banks so you may be able to bring in your loose change and help this little girl go toD isney, Saunders said. Anybody wishing to donate may make checks payable to her Kennas Family Disney Trip and mail to MaribelS aunders, 74 Tower St., Lake Placid, Fla., 33852. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 26, 2013Page A7 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 KIFFLE KITCHEN; 5.542"; 5"; Black plus three; process, mothers/fathers day; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 2 2 7 7 4 4 MARTIAL ARTS (pp only summer camp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 3 3 5 5 1 1 FLORIDINO'S PP; 5.542"; 3"; Black; main rhr top new name; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 1 1 7 7 C ontinued from A1 Continued from A1 Courtesy photo Four-year-old Kenna Stephens has a feeding tube permanently attached to her stomach, but that doesnt stop her from catching a quick nap now and then. Kenna hoping to go to Disney World Courtesy photo Kenna and Jennifer Stephens J ennifer StephensDont live every day thinking that any day could be his or her last.. Stay positive, even if its the hardest thing to do some days. Special needs kids bring challenges, rewards Jennifer StephensYou have the right to explore a second, third, even a fourth opinion until you are confident that you have met the right doctor for your child. Continued from A1 Pilot affected by attacks is hoping to prevent others www.newssun .com


C M Y K Page A8News-SunFriday, April 26, 2013www.newssun.com HIGHLANDS COUNTY RECYCLING; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; PO#131043 4/21,24,26; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 3 3 5 5 7 7 Courtesy photo South Florida State College Art Club members gathered to honor Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr., SFSC president, and celebrate Earth Day during a tree planting ceremony April 22 on the Highlands Campus. SFSC art students planted a blue butterfly bush s ymbolizing Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow to honor Stephens years of devoted service to the college and the SFSC Art Club. Yesterday, you took on the responsibility of g uiding the lives of students who trusted you, though today you are leaving us, tomorrow we will remember the devotion you gave, said Emilia Pereira, SFSC art club presid ent. Stephens retires from SFSC on June 30. Any house ad A ssociated PressT ALLAHASSEE Floridas main governing body for high school athletics would have its power reined in under a bill thatc leared the state House by a wide margin Wednesday night in a state rich with gifted athletes. Debate revolved around w hether the proposed changes to the Florida High School Athletic Association would set off a system of free agency allowing students to change schools atw ill. Rep. Larry Metz, the bills l ead sponsor, insisted that it wouldnt. He said it would free the kids up to do thingst hat they should be able to do in the first place. O pponents disagreed, with Rep. Kevin Rader warning that the bill would allow students to shop schools to get to the right coach or to get tot he right team they want to play on. It doesnt even smell good, the Delray Beach Democrat said of the bill. T he measure passed the House by an 89-26 vote after a lengthy debate, but the game isnt over yet. Similar legislation is being c onsidered by the state Senate with less than a week and a half left in Floridas 6 0-day legislative session and a multitude of other i ssues still pressing for attention. The FHSAA-related bill (HB 1279 presumption of eligibility fors tudents who comply with transfer deadlines and meet requirements for academic performance and conduct. But the FHSAAwould retain authority to prevent r ecruiting of high school athletes, Metz said. The stakes regarding student eligibility are high in a state known as a high school football hotbed that has ana bundance of talented athletes in other sports as well. M etz, R-Yalaha, has said his measure is meant to set some checks and balancesi n eligibility investigations and rulings by the FHSAA. T he bill would put time limits on eligibility investigations and would allow judges to hear students appeals of eligibility rulingsb y the athletic governing body. A n investigation would have to be completed within 90 days of its onset. Thei ntent is to make sure that investigations dont drag on s o long that a students eligibility expires. Also, investigators would h ave to notify parents that they can accompany their children to any interviews as p art of the investigation. The bill also would require invest igators to possess the same license as private investigators. The bills critics said it amounted to an unjustifiedl egislative overreach. Of the approximately 263,000 Florida students who participated in high school athletics last year, only a few dozen were ruled ineligible, they said. And m any of those students were sidelined due to academic reasons. Sports is about rules, said House DemocraticL eader Perry Thurston, DFort Lauderdale. We all know the rules, and we all have to abide by the same rules. O pponents said the bill was being pushed by disgruntled parents wanting to make it easier for their children to transfer to any school they want. S upporters countered that the bill is needed to rein in a m indset at FHSAAthat they said has resulted in overzealous investigations. R ep. Manny Diaz Jr., RHialeah, said the organizat ion has displayed a gotcha mentality with a presumption of guilt with kids. Supporters said bill is aimed at making sure thats tudents can transfer if their schools dont offer the sports t hey want to play. Diaz said that sports represent the most effectived ropout prevention effort in schools. So were going to allow a group of people sitting on their high and mightyt hroneto dictate who can or cannot participate in an activity just because its not a vailable at their school? he said. R ep. Larry Lee Jr., D-Port St. Lucie, traced his success as an adult to his football days in high school. There was an incident t hat happened during my senior year that could have ruled me ineligible, he said. And had I been ruled ineligible, I never would have gone to college. State House OKs bill aimed at athletics group S FSC Art Club honors Stephens with tree planting on campus NEWORLEANS (AP The judge who will allocater esponsibility for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill has t old lawyers to give him their views about whether a series of negligent acts can add upt o gross negligence. The Justice Department and private plaintiffsattorn eys contend that BPPLC acted with gross negligence b efore the blowout on April 20, 2010. If U.S. District Judge Carl Barbier agrees, BPs civil penalties could soar. T he blowout triggered an explosion that killed 11 workers on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig and spilled millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf. Barbier ultimately could decide how much more money BP, cement contractorH alliburton and rig owner Transocean Ltd. owe for t heir roles in the catastrophe. The judge, who heard eight weeks of testimony, setJ une 21 as the deadline for post-trial briefs, listing six questions about gross neglig ence that he wants answered. Lawyers must also s ubmit proposed findings and conclusions then. BPhas pleaded guilty to manslaughter and other criminal charges and agreedt o pay $4 billion in criminal penalties. The company says it has racked up a total of more than $24 billion in spillrelated expenses, including cleanup costs and compensation for businesses and indi-v iduals. But the company still f aces billions more in civil claims by the federal government and Gulf Coast statesu nder the Clean Water Act, the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and other environmental regu lations. Halliburton lawyers said M onday they are seeking a settlement. Barbier asked the standard for finding gross negligence or willful misconduct undere ach law, and whether gross negligence must be traced to at least one act or can be based on an accumulation or a series of negligent acts or omissions. Oil spill judge asks lawyers: What is gross negligence?


C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, April 26, 2013Page A9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE 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, and 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 Michala k 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000624 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2005-KS10, PLAINTIFF, VS. TRACY A. GONZALEZ AKA TRACY A. PEDERSEN, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000624 in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2005-KS10 was the Plaintiff and TRACY A. GONZALEZ AKA TRACY A. PEDERSEN, ET AL., the Defendant(s for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 on the 17th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE WEST HALF OF LOT 13031, AND ALL OF LOT 13032, AND LOT 13033 OF, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 41, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 88, RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXT Y (60 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk, Circuit Court /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-893 GCS MERCANTIL COMMERCEBANK, N.A.,a national banking association, Plaintiff, vs. 809 LAKE JACKSON, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Summary Judgement of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, entered in Case No. 2012-CA-893 GCS, in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein MERCANTIL COMMERCIALBANK, N.A., a national banking association is the Plaintiff, and 809 LAKE JACKSON, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; MAJESTIC COVE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation; 543 LAKE JACKSON, LLC, a Florida limited liability company; MVP BUILDERS, INC., a Florida corporation; CITY OF SEBRING, a Florida municipal corporation; JOE W. POSADA, JR., and DOROTHY B. POSADA, individually and as CO-TRUSTEES, UTD 5/28/08, are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash on May 16, 2013 at 11:00 a.m., in the Highlands County Courthouse, Basement of Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870 the following described property situated in Highlands County, as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: SEE COMPOSITE EXHIBIT ``A'' and EXHIBIT ``A-1'' and COMPOSITE EXHIBIT ``B'' and EXHIBIT ``B-1' ATTACHED HERETO AND MADE A PART HEREOF. PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(2F STATUTES, ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS,MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60 DATED THIS 18th day of April, 2013. BOB GERMAINE, CLERK OF COURT, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA (SEAL ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk COMPOSITE EXHIBIT ``A'' April; May, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012-CA-000151-XX-AX-MX OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC Plaintiff, Vs. DARWIN AVELAR; KAYLAN AVELAR A/K/A KAYLAN M. AVELAR NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 A.M. in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on May 17, 2013, the following described property: LOT 7, BLOCK 298, PLACID LAKES SECTION 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. AS DESCRIBED IN MORTGAGE BOOK 2078 AND PAGE 403. Property Address: 1450 Jersey Street NE, Lake Placid, FL 33852 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on April 19, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Of Court (COURT SEAL April 26; May 3, 2013 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. Edward 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 o ther claimants, Leeanne Mounce, Unknown Tenant #1 and Unknown Tenant #2; Defendants. Notice 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 H ighlands 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 serve 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 12705GCA PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., Plaintiff, vs. JOHN P. KLOET, SR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF J OHN P. KLOET, SR.; MAURICE JOHN KLOET; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAURICE JOHN KLOET; ANTHONY WAYNE KLOET; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANTHONY WAYNE KLOET; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 13, Block 63, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 6, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. A/K/A 333 Renault Ave Sebring, FL 33872 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on May 17, 2013. 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 pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 19th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD ( 800) 955-8770 (Florida Relay Service), as much 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. April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 12000514CCS LINKSIDE CONDOMINIUM ASSOCIATION, INC., Plaintiff, vs. EDWARD G. BROWN, ET AL, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant tot he Orders of Final Judgment as to Counts II and III entered in this cause, in the COUNTY Court of Highlands County, I will sell the real property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: As to Count II LEAL Unit 2C, Week 2 of LINKSIDE VILLAS, A CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 690, beginning at Page 486, of the Public Records of HIGHLANDS County, Florida. As to Count III RAUM Unit 2C, Week 10 of LINKSIDE VILLAS, A CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 690, beginning at Page 486, of the Public Records of HIGHLANDS County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, in the Jury Assembly Room, Sebring, Florida 33870, at 11:00 a.m., on May 30, 2013. 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. ``In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending notice no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the bottom of the notice or call the Court Administrator at 1-863-534-4686 (voice 1-863-534-7777 (TTYVoice via Florida Relay Service.'' ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Court DATED: APRIL 19, 2013. BY: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk 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 S EBRING 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 Servicei n 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 o r service. Dated this 16th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 19, 26, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-857 GCS SECTION NO. MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. RICHARD HAROLD JORDAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD HAROLD JORDAN; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment entered on April 18, 2013 in this case in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, the real property described as: LEGAL: Lots 1 and 2, Block 88, SHEET 1 OF LAKE WOOD TERRACES, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 2, Page 50, in the Public Record of Highlands County, Florida, and 1/2 contiguous closed Wilson Avenue. A DDRESS: 3408 Golfview Rd, Sebring, FL 33875 will be sold at public sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, on 17th day of MAY, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the Highlands County Courthouse, 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. 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. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk D ATE: April 19, 2013 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY ( 60) 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 THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, 863-534-4690 AT LEAST 7 DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN 7 DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 711.'' April 26; May 3, 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, A S TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF THE BANC OF AMERICA FUNDING CORPORATION, 2008-FT1 TRUST, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2008-FT1, Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH CRUZ AKA JOSEPH P. CRUZ; U NKNOWN 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 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. 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C M Y K Page A10News-SunFriday, April 26, 2013www.newssun.com 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 The 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. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC-13-125 IN RE: ESTATE OF DOYLE C. BROWN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOYLE C. BROWN, deceased, whose date of death was February 23, 2013, and whose Probate File Number PC-13-125, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the mailing address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF FIRST PUBLICAT ION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 26, 2013. Personal Representative: CYPRESS TRUST COMPANY BY: /s/ Mary Lou Kalisz MARY LOU KALISZ, Vice President Post Office Box 1611 Winter Haven, Florida 33882-1611 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charles R. Chilton Florida Bar No. 117861 Sharit, Bunn & Chilton, P.A. 99 Sixth Street, S.W. Winter Haven, Florida 33880 Telephone: (863 April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000803 Division MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, vs. PAUL BLANCHETTE, TRACY BLANCHETTE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on April 17, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 187, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION D, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 1601 ELM TER, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of April, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000343 M & T BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROMMEL TUASON A/K/A ROMMEL C. TUASON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROMMEL TUASON A/K/A ROMMEL C. TUASON; CHASE BANK USA, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 8, Block 39, PLACID LAKES SECTION NINETEEN, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 14, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. A/K/A 786 Seneca Dr NW Lake Placid, FL 33852 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on May 17, 2013. 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 pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 19th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 26; May 3, 2013 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 April 19, 26, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404


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Excellent Cond. $1000. 863-381-0701 9100Motorcycles& ATVs 9000 TransportationELECTRIC BICYCLE Looks & Runs Great! $700. 863-699-1086 8200Bikes & CycleEquipment1988 GLASSTREAM/ STARLINE Fiberglass Inboard 16'X 7". Includes T railer. $600. 863-314-0969 8050Boats & Motors 8000 R ecreationMOBILE SCOOTER.Brand new. Must See! $700. Call 863-399-6036. 7560Medical Supplies& EquipmentNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that all dogs and cats sold in Florida must be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520Pets & SuppliesRIDING LAWNTRACTOR J ohn Deere $525. Call 863-655-1520 7400Lawn & GardenSEBRING SUNIN LAKES Sat. Sun. 8 ?. 5332 Granada Blvd. Name brand clothes, shoes, baby items, household, scrubs, misc. SEBRING 1317WIGHTMAN AVE off Kenilworth Blvd, near Sebring High School. Sat & Sun, Apr 27 & 28, 8 am 3pm. No Early Bird Sales! SEBRING *MULTI FAMILY SALE 1617 Myrtle Ave,, Fri & sat, April 26 & 27, 8am -? Tools Household items Clothes (adult LAKE PLACIDMoving Sale! Fri. Sat. 8 ?. 137 Golfpoint, 5 miles south of Lake Placid. Furn., garden tools, household items & more! AVON PARKSAT. 27 ?. 306 N. Anoka Ave. Plants, Children's Clothes & Misc. Items. A Little Bit of Everything! AVON PARKLAKES DOWNSIZING 2047 Hartman Rd. (3 blocks west from corner of Stryker & Olivia) Thur & Fri. Apr 25 & 26, 8am-4pm. Scrub jackets, L/XL Clothes, Corelle set, Cookbooks, Sewing mach. cabinet, Longb. baskets Misc. collectibles, Decor & Household items, Furn., Pet items,. For questions Call 863-452-0046 AVON PARK* BIG YARD SALE! 2422 E. Don Carlos Ave. corner of Don Carlos and SR. 17 south. Fri & Sat, 8am 2pm. Household Items, Tools & Miscellaneous Clothing. Too Much To List! GONNA BESNOW BIRDS/Estate Sale Sale held by: TRANSITIONS NOW LLC 8am to 2:30am Fri April 26 th & Sat April 27 th Sun-N-Lake Sebring~ 4626 Pebble Beach Dr. Queen sized bedroom, couch, chairs, Sleeper sofa, desk, dining room, accent tables, mirrors, vanity, beautiful decor, linens, clothes, kitchen stuff, rugs, bookcases yard tools, lawnmower. Too much to list FUNDRAISER* CAR WASH & PULLED PORK DINNER Lorida Church Of God Of Prophecy Hwy 98 Lorida Saturday, April 27, 2013 @ 10:00 AM Car Wash --Donations dinners----$5.00 Sandwich, Baked Beans, Slaw and Tea Will aleo have Baked Goods and Jams & Jellies 7320Garage &Yard Sales UPRIGHT (BAGGEDVACUUM Completel reconditioned with a 30 Day Guarantee. $20. 863-402-2285 STANLEYBELTSANDER & ROUTER Both older models / Metal casing Excellent running condition. $20. 863-402-2285 SKIL COMPOUNDMITER SAW w/ Table Extension & Dust Bag on Mobile Stand. $90. 863-873-4052. RYOBI 10INCH TABLE SAW w/ Stand. Hardly used. $90. 863-873-4052 OLD GRUBAX / Shows It's age. $15. 863-402-2285 JACK LALANNEVegetable Power Juicer. 1/2 Gallon. Like New in Box. $30. 863-414-0448 BRACLET -WHALE BONE, 1940's, with small gold nuggets (3 863-402-2285 7310Bargain BuysPOWER CHAIR(Pride Jazzy Select LIKE NEW, $1000 OBO. Call 863-273-3847. 7300MiscellaneousLIGHTHOUSE COLLECTION Harbour Lights. Beautiful. $700. Call 863-699-1086 7060Antiques -Collectible 7000 M erchandise 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 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING *Groves At Victoria Park* Apartments 55 plus. 1BR, 1BA starting at $493 mo. & 2BR, 2BA Special $578 mo. A/C, Laundry facility, Pool, Gym, Computer room, TV room, Resident activities. $200 deposit. Call 863-385-8460 AVON 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 R entalsPALM HARBORRETIREMENT COMMUNITY HOMES $8500 off, 2/2 & 3/2 from $39,900 Call John Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 for detailsh ttp://www.palmharbor.com/modelc enter/plantcity/ 5050Mobile HomesFor Sale 5000 Mobile HomesSEBRING GREATLocation! 2BR/2BA, 2CG. Located on Lakeview Dr. 1614 SQ. ft. under air, w/pool. $81,000. Call Travis 863-381-5602 or email to: t ravist@strato.net. Bass Land & Realty. 4080Homes for SaleSebring 4000 R eal Estate 3000 F inancial TECH NEEDEDFor Fast Pace ASC, will train. Fax Resume to 863-471-6834 SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com RN NEEDEDfor busy Surgical Center Monday Friday. Please fax Resume to: 863-471-6834 NOW HIRINGP/T Drivers and Drivers Assistants for the PRIDE Tire Retread Plant located at Avon Park Correctional. Class A CDL license is preferred. All Candidates are required to lift truck tires weighing 75+ lbs. repeatedly and work 12+ hrs. in a single day. Candidates must also be able to pass an NCIC background check and a drug screening. Drivers start at $14/hr., Assistants $10.75/hr. 25-30 hrs./week. Serious candidates only. Contact Andy Aunspaugh or Cheryl Whidden at 1-800-929-2715 to arrange an interview. 2100H elp WantedHELP 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 863-385-9100 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 2100Help Wanted 2000 EmploymentFOUND LARGEPuppy, Arbuckle Creek Rd. Call to describe. 863-453-3763 1200Lost & FoundLOST 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 1100Announcements A pril 23, 2013 N OTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION Y ou are hereby notified that Wauchula State Bank will sell t he vehicle described below As Is to the highest bidder for cash, free of prior liens, to satisfy legal obligations. 2 2 0 0 0 0 6 6 C C h h r r y y V V n n I I d d . # # 2 2 A A 4 4 G G P P 4 4 4 4 R R 9 9 6 6 R R 7 7 3 3 2 2 5 5 4 4 8 8 Contact Joann Chandler for details at Wauchula State B ank 863-465-3553. The sale will be held on Friday May 3, 2013 at 10:00 am at the Wauchula State Bank parking l ot located at 102 Interlake Blvd. Lake Placid, Fl. 33852. April 26; May 1, 20All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claim with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 OF MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 19, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Harry W. Hummel, III 8321 W. Behrend Dr., Peoria, AZ 85382 Attorney for Personal Representative:C LIFFORD M. ABLES, P.A. 551 SOUTH COMMERCE AVE. SEBRING, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E mail: cmables@cmablespa.net /s/ Clifford M. Ables III FLORIDA BAR NO. 178379 April 19, 26, 2013 1050L egals Classified ads get fast results Classified ads get fast results CHECK YOUR AD P lease check your ad on the first d ay it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions o ver the phone are m isunderstood and an error can occur. If this happens to you, please call us the first day your ad appears and we will be happy to fix it as soon as we can. If We can assist you, please call us:314-9876 News-Sun Classified Contact UsBy Phone(863By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000836GCAXMX Division: M & T BANK Plaintiff, Vs. RONALD BURLESON; JUDITH BURLESON; THE FOUNTAINHEAD HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION, INC. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 A.M. in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on May 17, 2013, the following described property: THAT CERTAIN CONDOMINIUM PARCEL MADE UP OF UNIT 500, AN THE UNDIVIDED 1/73 INTEREST IN AND TO THE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT TO SAID UNIT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND SUBJECT TO THE COVENANTS, TERMS, CONDITIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND PROVISIONS SET FORTH IN THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM OF THE FOUNTAINHEAD, AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 287, PAGE 386 THROUGH 431, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. AS DESCRIBED IN MORTGAGE BOOK 2134, PAGE 687 Property Address: 2131 LAKEVIEW DRIVE, APT. 500, SEBRING, FL 33870 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 to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at ( 863)534-4686 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on April 19, 2013. 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C M Y K This past week has been an incredible time to be bass fishing on Lake Istokpoga. I had the opportunity to get out over the weekend and although we faced some ever-changing high winds, the bass were at least cooperating. On all three trips, I felt our best chance to catch a real wallhanger was pitching and flipping into the many nooks and crannies in the bulrushes and reeds that seem to encompass the 27,000 acre impoundment. And on all three trips, flipping meant learning a brand new technique for my enthusiastic partners. Learning how to flip is actually the easy part. Using a longer than normal baitcasting rod, typically 7 1/2to 8in length, coupled with a free-spool baitcasting reel and Trilene 25lb Big Game line with a screwon worm weight and plastic critter bait, the technique is relatively simple. With 4-6of line out, all thats required is engaging the free spool to allow for an under-hand cast, or using your left hand to pull off a few feet of line and releasing the line as you flip the line forward. Its actually much easier than casting, and in most cases, eliminates the nasty backlashes that inevitably happen to even the most experience fisherman while making conventional casts. In my experience, most people can master this technique within minutes and theyre happily on their way to flippinand pitchintheir baits into every likely looking ambush point a bass may use. But the real learning process is setting the hook. Many of the folks Ive taught how to flip want to know when will I know if I have a hit, or what does I hit feel like? Because not every situation is the same, its kind of hard to answer that question. Often, youll feel a distinct tap or in some cases two taps. Depending on the quality (sensitivity can be almost a negligible vibration, or it can be very profound. Other times, if you watch your line where it meets the water, youll see it jump or begin moving in a different direction. This seems to happen most often and although the fish could be running with SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, April 26, 2013 Fishin Around... Don Norton Courtesy photo Sam Wilkins shows off this 6 1/2-pound bass he caught last weekend while out with Don Norton. Setting the Hook See BASS, Page B4 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Lake Placid shortstop Taylor Test is heading for Ohio as she signed to attend Ursuline College on a softball scholarship. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Laine Daum came through with the game-tying hit in the s ixth inning Tuesday in Lake Placids 3-2 win. Page B3 B y ALEX COYNE N ews-Sun correspondentThe Lake Placid baseball team travelled to Webber University Tuesday night to battle Frostproof in the District 10-4A Semifinals. The Dragons came o ut on top, 3-2, which e arned them a spot in both the District Championship and a guaranteed first round Regional game for the first time since 2006. Tyler Carr pitched the whole game for the Dragons, scattering five hits, walking one and striking out eight. yler pitched very well for us. Head coach Dan Coomes stated, yler got his sixth win of the season. It was a late comeback for the Dragons. A fter taking a 1-0 l ead in the second on a Rufino Gutierrez sacrifice fly to score Carr, both pitchers locked in through the middle innings. Frostproof tied it up in the fifth on a hit by pitch, sacrifice bunt, stolen base and wild pitch. The Bulldogs then took the lead in the top of the sixth on a triple and single. But Laine Daum hit the game-tying RBI in the bottom of the sixth. Cody Lambert came on as a pinch-runner for theD ragon catcher and both Carr a nd Jacob Cram hit smashes that couldnt be handled, bringing Lambert in with the go-ahead run. Which Carr made hold up as he worked around a oneout single and two-out walk to get a game-ending grounder to shortstop Heath Harris for a fielders choice third out. The Dragons traveled back to Webber University Thursday night to compete against the DeSoto Bulldogs for the District Championship. D esoto overcame Avon P ark 5-2 to earn a spot in the finals with the Dragons. See Sundays News-Sun for a recap of the contest. News-Sun Sports Editor Dan Hoehn contributed to this article. Dragons edge Bulldogs, reach final Lake Placid3F rostproof2 B y ALEX COYNE News-Sun correspondentLAKE PLACID Last week, Lake Placid shortstop, Taylor Test, accepted a scholarship fromU rsuline College located in Pepper Pike, Ohio. Since playing in the Dixie Youth Softball L eague starting in sixth grade, Test knew that she w anted to allow softball to h elp her pursue an education. It was her Shocker travel team that allowed her to get the exposure that she needed in order to get a scholarship. Ive played for the Shockers for four years. They have taught me the ins and outs of the game, Test stated. Without their help, I wouldnt have had c oaches looking at me this summer. I t was at the Rising Stars tournament in Davie t hat sparked the recruiting process between Taylor and the Arrows assistant coach, Maggie Boda. From there on, Test was in contact with the coaching staff and made a visit in late January that made up her mind. It was so beautiful, Test takes talents to Ursuline See TEST, Page B4 It was so beautiful, especially when it was snowing. TAYLORTEST News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS From left: Gary Demarest, Taylor Tubbs and Blake Fort, along with Brian Dixon (belowepresenting Sebring at t he Class 3A State Finals with their outstanding performances at Wednesdays Region 2-3A meet in Tampa. By DAN HOEHNE daniel.hoehne@newssun.comAnd then there were four. The winnowing down process that is the state series of postseason track and field meets took its final swaths Wednesday amid the Region 2-3Ameet at Leto High School in Tampa. And of the 14 Blue Streaks that had reached this stage through qualifying at districts, four were left standing with reservations for the FHSAAState Finals next weekend in Jacksonville. Two reached in the field events, with Gary Demarest and Blake Fort putting forth qualifying efforts in the discus and pole vault, respectively, while Brian Dixon took the next step in the 200meter dash and Taylor Tubbs topped the field in both the 800and 1,600-meter runs. Riding a wave of confidence from meet after meet of personal bests, Demarests continuing hard work saw him do it again. Seeded at a throw distance of 146-feet, 10.5-inches, his most recent personal best at districts, Demarest added nearly another eight feet to his throw Wednesday. es, another personal best, he said. I got 154feet, 9-inches, won the Region and am going to State. Im feeling real good. I know the top throws going in are in the 160s, 170s, he added. But Ive got over a week, so I should be able to get into the 160s. Fort came in seeded at the 8-feet, 6-inches she cleared at the district meet at George Jenkins, and though she duplicated that mark again, she could not quite clear the 9-feet she was hoping for. It was still good enough Four Streaks head to State See TRACK, Page B3


C M Y K YMCA Flag FootballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis now taking registrations for our YMCA/Eagles Youth Flag F ootball Program for ages 5-14. We are also taking registrations for our Cheerleading Program ages 5-16. Any questions please call 382-9622.Miracle League 5KLAKE PLACID Heartland National Bank presents The Miracle League for Highlands County 2013 5K-10K Run Walk Team Challenge Saturday, May 18, at DeVane Circle Park in Lake Placid. Entry fees Early student $15; early team member $20; early individual $25; d ay 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. S end 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. T eam 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.SHS 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 th i s worthy effort. As you are no doubt aware, there are many businesses that solicit via telephone and you always have the right to question anyone who contacts you in this manner. All-American Sports Posters is registered with the Idaho Attorney General and has been authorized to conduct this campaign on behalf of the Sebring High School Athletic Department. No other company has been authorized to represent Sebring High School in thatw ay and you should question any other requests for funds. If you have any questions, contact Cook, at 471-5500 or All-AmericanS ports Posters at (800Bowling for GradsL AKE PLACID Bowling for G rads will be at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 20. Cost $15 per person, or $40 for a team of four, (includes three games and shoes) at Cozs Sports Bar amd Bowl, located at 800 U.S. 27 South in Lake Placid; phone number is 699-0925. This is a nine-pin no-tap bowling fundraiser, with 50/50s, raffles, 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, contact phone number, number of bowlers x $15 = amount of check or Team of 4 = $40. If you have any questions, contact Donna Stanley at (863or Connie Miller at (863 Come out and support your Class of 2013 with a night of bowling, fun and prizes! Project Graduation is a celebration honoring the graduates the night of their graduation with a night of fun in a drugand alcohol-free environment. *The school is neither endorsing or sponsoring this event nor approving or endorsing the views of the organization sponsoring the event. The school does not require you to attend or participate in this event.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 for 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.Mothers Day 5KSEBRING The Heartland Triathlon Mother's Day 5K is Saturday, May 11, at Highlands Hammock State Park. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. Late registration is from 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. Entry fee is $20 for anyone over the age of 6 years. Proceeds go to Big Brothers Big Sisters, Highlands Hammock State Park and Central Florida Striders. FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7E ASTERN CONFERENCEMiami 2, Milwaukee 0 Miami 110, Milwaukee 87 Tuesday: Miami 98, Milwaukee 86 Thursday: Miami at Milwaukee, late Sunday: Miami at Milwaukee, 3:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Milwaukee at Miami, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: Miami at Milwaukee, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Milwaukee at Miami, TBA New York 2, Boston 0 New York 85, Boston 78 Tuesday: New York 87, Boston 71 Friday: New York at Boston, 8 p.m. Sunday: New York at Boston, 1 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Boston at New York, TBA x-Friday, May 3: New York at Boston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Boston at New York, TBA Indiana 2, Atlanta 0 Indiana 107, Atlanta 90 Wednesday: Indiana 113, Atlanta 98 Saturday: Indiana at Atlanta, 7 p.m. Monday: Indiana at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA x-Friday, May 3: Indiana at Atlanta, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA Brooklyn 1, Chicago 1 Brooklyn 106, Chicago 89 Monday: Chicago 90, Brooklyn 82 Thursday: Brooklyn at Chicago, late Saturday: Brooklyn at Chicago, 2 p.m. Monday: Chicago at Brooklyn, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: Brooklyn at Chicago, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Chicago at Brooklyn, TBAWESTERN CONFERENCEOklahoma City 2, Houston 0 Oklahoma City 120, Houston 91 Wednesday: Oklahoma City 105, Houston 102 Saturday: Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m. Monday: Oklahoma City at Houston, 9:30 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 1: Houston at Oklahoma City, TBA x-Friday, May 3: Oklahoma City at Houston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Houston at Oklahoma City, TBA San Antonio 2, L.A. Lakers 0 San Antonio 91, L.A. Lakers 79 Wednesday: San Antonio 102, L.A. Lakers 91 Friday: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 10:30 p.m. Sunday: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, 7 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: San Antonio at L.A. Lakers, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: L.A. Lakers at San Antonio, TBA Denver 1, Golden State 1 Denver 97, Golden State 95 Tuesday: Golden State 131, Denver 117 Friday: Denver at Golden State, 10:30 p.m. Sunday: Denver at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 30: Golden State at Denver, TBA x-Thursday, May 2: Denver at Golden State, TBA x-Saturday, May 4: Golden State at Denver, TBA L.A. Clippers 2, Memphis 0 L.A. Clippers 112, Memphis 91 Monday: L.A. Clippers 93, Memphis 91 Thursday: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, late Saturday: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, 4:30 p.m. x-Tuesday, April 30: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBA x-Friday, May 3: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBAEASTERN CONFERENCEAtlantic Division WLOTPtsGFGA z-Pittsburgh3511070155113 x-N.Y. Islanders2416654137135 N.Y. Rangers2418452122109 New Jersey18181046109123 Philadelphia2122345129139 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Boston2713559125102 x-Montreal2714559141123 x-Toronto2516555140129 Ottawa231665210999 Buffalo2021646123142 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Washington2618254145126 Winnipeg2420351126140 Carolina1924341122148 Tampa Bay1824440145143 Florida1426634107164WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA z-Chicago35657515198 x-St. Louis2717256122113 Detroit2216852116113 Columbus2217751114117 Nashville1621941108131 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Vancouver2613759124111 Minnesota2518353118120 Calgary1923442126153 Edmonton1722741112131 Colorado1524737110145 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Anaheim2911664134112 x-Los Angeles2616557130116 x-San Jose2515757122113 Dallas2220448129136 Phoenix2018848116123 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference ___ Wednesdays Games Tampa Bay 5, Toronto 2 Detroit 3, Los Angeles 1 Chicago 4, Edmonton 1 Phoenix 2, San Jose 1 Thursdays Games N.Y. Islanders at Philadelphia, late Ottawa at Washington, late N.Y. Rangers at Carolina, late Pittsburgh at New Jersey, late Toronto at Florida, late Nashville at Detroit, late Tampa Bay at Boston, late Montreal at Winnipeg, late Calgary at St. Louis, late Columbus at Dallas, late Anaheim at Vancouver, late Fridays Games N.Y. Islanders at Buffalo, 7 p.m. Edmonton at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Calgary at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Colorado at Phoenix, 10 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston147.667 Baltimore129.5712 New York119.5502.5 Tampa Bay1011.4764 Toronto913.4095.5 Central Division WLPctGB Kansas City108.556 Minnesota98.529.5 Detroit109.526.5 Cleveland811.4212.5 Chicago812.4003 West Division WLPctGB Texas147.667 Oakland139.5911.5 Los Angeles812.4005.5 Seattle815.3487 Houston714.3337___Wednesdays Games Toronto 6, Baltimore 5, 11 innings Chicago White Sox 3, Cleveland 2 Houston 10, Seattle 3 Boston 6, Oakland 5 Detroit 7, Kansas City 5 Tampa Bay 3, N.Y. Yankees 0 Texas 11, L.A. Angels 3 Thursdays Games Kansas City at Detroit, late Houston at Boston, late Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, late Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, late Texas at Minnesota, late Baltimore at Oakland, late L.A. Angels at Seattle, late Fridays Games Atlanta at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Houston at Boston, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Chi White Sox, 8:10 p.m. Texas at Minnesota, 8:10 p.m. Baltimore at Oakland, 10:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Seattle, 10:10 p.m. NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta156.714 New York109.5264 Washington1011.4765 Philadelphia913.4096.5 Miami516.23810 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis138.619 Cincinnati139.591.5 Pittsburgh129.5711 Milwaukee119.5501.5 Chicago614.3006.5 West Division WLPctGB Colorado147.667 San Francisco139.5911.5 Arizona129.5712 Los Angeles911.4504.5 San Diego615.2868 ___ Wednesdays Games Cincinnati 1, Chicago Cubs 0 St. Louis 4, Washington 2 Colorado 6, Atlanta 5, 12 innings Arizona 3, San Francisco 2, 10 innings Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 3 N.Y. Mets 7, L.A. Dodgers 3, 10 innings San Diego 2, Milwaukee 1 Thursdays Games Pittsburgh at Philadelphia, late L.A. Dodgers at N.Y. Mets, late Cincinnati at Washington, late Chicago Cubs at Miami, late Colorado at Arizona, late Fridays Games Atlanta at Detroit, 7:05 p.m. Cincinnati at Washington, 7:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at Miami, 7:10 p.m. Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, 7:10 p.m. Pittsburgh at St. Louis, 8:15 p.m. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid TODAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Webber,vs.DeSoto,7 p.m. SATURDAY: Track at FHSAA 2A State Finals,Jacksonville,8:30 p.m. Sebring TODAY: Baseball at District Tournament,Lake Gibson,vs.Winter Haven,7 p.m. FRIDAY,May 3: Track at FHSAA 3A State Finals,Jacksonville,1 p.m. DAY: Teams and games DAY: Teams and games SFSC FRIDAY,May 3: Softball at FCCAA State Tournament,Pensacola,vs.Gulf Coast State, Noon N N F F L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 6 6 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . 2 013 NFL Draft. . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 8 8 p p . m m . 2 013 NFL Draft. . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n 2013 NFL Draft. . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N N N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 p p . m m . New York at Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . San Antonio at L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . Brooklyn at Chicago . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 4 4 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . L.A Clippers at Memphis . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 7 7 p p . m m . Indiana at Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Oklahoma City at Houston . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NB B O O X X I I N N G G S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Sergio Martinez vs. Martin Murray . . . . . H H B B O O 9 9 p p . m m . Danny Garcia vs. Zab Judah . . . . . . . . . S S H H O O W WC C O O L L L L E E G G E E S S O O F F T T B B A A L L L L F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 5 5 p p . m m . Georgia at Florida . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2M M L L B B F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Chicago Cubs at Miami . . . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 8 8 p p . m m . T ampa Bay at Chicago White Sox . . . . . . 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C M Y K Overall Male: Shawn Brown 20:58 Overall Female: Regan Davenport 23:30 Male 20 and Under Zachary Durastanti 25:36 Michael Divitro 27:57 Zander Durastanti 30:35 Female 20 and Under Kimber Harris 29:09 Brittany Whittington 39:11 Male 21 30 Rayon Williams 21:30 Damyan Byrd 22:39 Harold Campbell 24:44 Eric Marshall 27:12 Micah Scanga 31:01 Female 21-30 Hilary Fiocca 26:40 Lauren Hrncirik 29:53 Tammy Needham 31:06 Erin Gercken 36:53 Male 31-40 Bert Cox 22:29:25 Joshua Vidder 30:10 Female 31-40 Corien Peavy 27:59 Heather Mellow 33:02 Amy Reed 34:43 Andrea Wilhelm 36:36 Male 41-50 Ken Bazzel 22:29:79 Dave Bazzel 27:16 Female 41-50 Paula Lunt 27:20 Vicki Musselman 27:28 Kathy Santiago 27:32 Karin Doty 29:37 Jennifer Sarzynski 33:01 Tammy Jackson 34:55 Judy Gerber 43:06 Male 51-60 Keith Carlton 25:47 Randy Servern 27:55 John Gose 35:51 Nelson Pacheco 44:05 Female 51-60 Martie Brooker 35:50 Ann Frakes 39:36 Shirley Whitsitt 42:59 Male 60 and Up Dale Bargar 40:45 Female 60 and Up Lois Hotchkiss 35:14 Nel Walriven 42:55 Colleen Rafatti 47:10 w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, April 26, 2013Page B3 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 E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 1 1 9 9 Golf HammockLast Monday, April 22, the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am Points at Golf Hammock Country Club. In A group Johnny McEachrean came in first place with plus 2 and Jim Gulick was in second place with minus 1. Rod Bently scored plus 7 to take the lead in B group and Jerry DeArmitt in second place with plus 1. Joe Hyzny came in first place in C group with plus 4 and Pat Dell was even for second place. P aul Brown scored plus 2 for first place in D group while Jim Daigneault was at plus 1. I n E group Mike Dickens scored plus 5 for first place Bob MOrrison in second with plus 4 and in third place wa Terry Yandle at even. In F group Earl Bittaker scored plus 5 for first place while Billy Parr cacme in second place with plus 4 and Jimmy Black in third place at even. I n G group Bill Alesi came in first wth plus 5 and there was a tie for second place between Ken Granger and Karl Mellor at plus 2. Jay Shepard shot a plus 3 for first p lace in H group and Sal Sboto in second place with plus 1. Bill Young and Ralph Pickering tied for first place in I group at plus 6. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call Pete at 382-1280.Lake June WestA Scramble was played on Thursday, April 18, with Doyan Eades, John and Gloria Huggett, Don Boulton and Beth Schuenke scoring a 52 for first place. A two-way tie, with scores of 54, were settled to put the team of Dick Denhart, Helene Mellon, Orville and Eva Huffman and Jow Swartz in second, while Ken Rowen, Charlotte Mathew and L arry and Chris Heathe were third. John Byron, Shelly B yron, Sue Ruffo and Norm Grubs took fourth with a 55. C losest to the hole for the ladies was Joanne McGill, getting t o 7-feet, 11-inches from No. 8. For the men, John Huggett hit to 12-feet, 9-inches from No. 2 and Ken Rowen hit to a remarkable 1-foot, 5inches from No. 4. The Mens League p layed on Wednesday, April 17, with Dick Denhart, Bill Fowler, J ack McGinnis and Bill Welch taking first with a 44. Just one back, at 45, was the team of Bill Hintz, Ward Shaw, Joe Swartz, John Ruffo and Bull Brouhle. C losest to the pin saw Fred Neer get to 29-feet of No. 2, Swartz to 14-feet, 3-inches from No. 4 and Bill Fowler to 5-feet, 2-inches from No. 8.Placid LakesThe Mens Association played a One Best Ball Even, Two Best Ball Odd e vent on Wednesday, April 17. Jack Marceau, Frank Fisher, Jack H oerner and Wayne Wood came out on top with a -24, while three teams tied with a -22, with a matching of cards settling the final placings. Lane Capp, John Millerick, Bob Sheets and Howard Ticknor had the best of the -22s to take second, with John Goble, Russ Isaacs, Bud Snyder and Jim Rozzy taking third. Gene Ransom, Ed Bartusch and Larry Kress settled for fourth. G oble had closest to the pin, getting t o within 6-feet, 3-inches at No. 2. The Womens Golf Association played a One Best Ball Even Holes, Two Best Balls Odd Holes event on Tuesday, April 16. The team of Sue Mackey, Karen Wallin, Barb Moriarity and Joan Sniffen took first with a -19, while Bobbie Miller, Carol Olsen and Carol Jones teamed up to score a 16 for second. Alice Bitzer, Handan Schneider and Ellie S haw combined for a 13 for third, and Bitzer had closest to the pin on the day, getting to within 7-feet, 4-inches at No. 11.River GreensT he Morrison Group played on Thursday, April 18. Harold Plagens, Joe Graf, Butch Smith and Cliff Aubin teamed up for a first-place -17, with Lefty St. Pierre, Jim Anderson, Tom Morway and Gil Heier tying for second at -13 with David Kelly, Bob Streeter, Roman B elobradich and Bill Meuntford. A Ladies Pro-Am was played on Thursday, April 18, with the team of Babe McDonald, Anne Kelly, Carol Roy and Helen Ochala taking first with +6. In second, at +5 1/2, were Pat Gower, Laura Smutnick, Betty LeBlanc and Jody Ethun. I ndividually, Ethun scored a +6 1/2 for first, with Kelly second at +6. A Mens Pro-Am was played on W ednesday, April 17. Ron Jensen, Terry Lewis and Gary Riddle were first at +15, with Don E thun, Cecil Lemons, Tom Morway and John Smutnick second at +14 1/2. Individually, Smutnick won A Flight with +5 1/2, and Cliff Aubin and Lemons tied for the lead in B Flight at +4 1/2. Joe Graf and Tim Thomas tied in C Flight at +3 1/2 and Gary Riddle scoreda whopping +10 to win D Flight. The Morrison Group took to the fairways Tuesday, April 16, and saw Jim Anderson and Don McDonald take first with a +18. David Kelly and Harold Plagens were next at +11, Russ Rudd and a draw were third at +10 and Keith Kincer and Tom Morway were fourth at +7.SpringLakeThe Spring Lake Ladies League played a Four person Team 3 Best ball event on Wednesday, April 24. The winning team with a Net 173 was Pearl Bradford, Marilyn Redenbarger, Rita Jaskowski and aB lind. Coming in second with a Net 184 was Terri Swisher, Dotti Blackwell, Jean Donahue and Wanda Baker. On Tuesday, April 23, the SpringLake Mens Golf Association held a Two Man Team Net Score contest, flighted, on the Panther Creek golf course. Winners of Flight A were Ken Kirby and Bob Hinde with a combined net score of 139 strokes 5 under par. Second place went to Jon Brower and Larry Miesner with a net score of 143. The B Flight was won by Vern Hoffman and Gale Monda with a combined net of 138 6 strokes under par. Second place was awarded to Will David and Dale Stevens one stroke b ack at 139 net strokes. First place in the C Flight went to the t eam of Joe Troia and Jim Foote with a 10 under par net score of 134 strokes. Ron Brochu and Dan Porter took second place with 142 net strokes. for a tie for third and an invite to Jacksonville. This will be my third trip to state, Fort said. I got eighth last year and Im shooting for 9-feet, or even 9-feet-6, which hopefully would get me a medal. Onto the track, Dixon was competing in both the 100and 200-meter dashes and came within an eyelash of qualifying in both. After reaching the finals in the 100, Dixon ran a 10.88, which put him in seventh, but was just one-tenth of one second out of fourth in the tightly-packed finale. He then came back and ran the third-best time in the preliminaries of the 200 and wound up qualifying by taking fourth in 22:05 in the final heat. And then there was Tubbs, also competing in two events, who took home two firsts and sends her to state in fine fashion. In the mile-run, where she has rarely been seriously pushed this season, she did feel a bit more pressure from Catherine Blaney of Belleview, who shaved nearly seven seconds off her seed time. But Tubbs took three seconds off her already top seed time and won by five seconds in 5:03.69. The expected competition with Nikita Shah of Wiregrass didnt pan out as Shah, also competing in multiple distance events, pulled out of this one early. She started but stopped pretty quickly, Tubbs said. ith her other races, I think she had run one earlier, I just dont think she was feeling it. The 800 provided more of a challenge for the Floridabound senior, as she found herself in a three-way, maddash finish. e were right together into the last stretch and I had to outsprint the other two over the last 100, Tubbs said. She actually had just the third-highest time coming into the event, but the lastm inute push won it by more than two seconds in 2:15.18. This fantastic four could well have been added to, with a number of Streaks very nearly qualifying. Byron Cobb found himself tied for fourth in the boys pole vault, but fell just short in a tie-breaking vault-off. Eric Foster set a new personal best in the mile, finishing in 4:29.72 and was in contention into the final stretch, but just couldnt quite keep up the pace and took sixth, barely more than one second out of fourth. And in the high jump, Shalontay Rose matched her seed height of 5-feet, but wasnt able to up the ante when two more inches could have moved her along. Great efforts all around for the Sebring contingent, on this high stage of tough competition. Making it all the more of an accomplishment for those that came through and continue on to the FHSAA Finals. The Class 3Ameet gets underway Friday, May 3, at the University of North Floridas Hodges Stadium in Jacksonville, where medals are the obvious goal. Although just making it to state is an accomplishment that renders the rest just icing on the cake. Continued from B1 Track finals will feature four Blue Streaks News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Three of Sebrings state qualifiers show off their expertise as Gary Demarest wields his discus, Taylor Tubbs races into the scene as Blake Fort gets her pole vault bent into shape Thursday morning at Firemens Field. Gator 5K race results Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN


C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE d aniel.hoehne@newssun.comBABSON PARK The third time was not the charm for Avon Park, as they fell to DeSoto in the District 10-4A semifinals by a 5-2 score Tuesday. e just beat ourselves, head coach Whit Cornell said afterward. Were an aggressive team and we didnt play aggressively and dug ourselves a hole. That hole was three firstinning runs courtesy of two e rrors, two walks and a hit batter as Red Devil starter Gio Gomez struggled with his control and didnt get the best defensive support behind him. Gomez would only walk two more batters the rest of the way, but of the five runs the southpaw allowed on the day, just one was earned. Avon Park scratched for one in the top of the third when Cody Pearlman reached on a dropped third strike, moved to third on a Tyrone Perry single and scored when Luis Martinez grounded out to second. The Bulldogs added to the lead with their one earned run in the bottom of the fourth on three straight oneout hits a double from Austin Lambert and two sin-g les from Cory Omar and Eli Adams. An important, albeit ugly, run came across in the fifth f or the Devils. After Stevie Flowers was h it by a pitch to lead it off, he m oved to second on a passed ball and to third when Pearlman was thrown out on a dropped third strike. Another dropped third strike out sent Flowers to third and another passed ball sent him scampering across the plate. But DeSoto capitalized on some Avon Park mistakes in the sixth to get that run back. Ahit batter, an error and a wild pitch got a runner to third. Then a pop fly on the infield, ruled an out on the infield fly rule, wasnt handled and the alert runner came in safely from third. In the top of the seventh, however, the Devils built upa little drama with their last three outs. Their last one out, actually, as after the first two batters f ailed to reach, Flowers was again hit by a pitch and P earlman drew a walk to put t wo on and bring Perry to the plate representing the tying run. But, all too aware of Perrys potent bat, the Bulldogs made the logical move and intentionally walked him. Starting pitcher Garrett Anderson then finished off his complete-game effort when he retired the next batter to seal the win. s tough, and its been a tough year, Cornell said afterward. But this is a great group of players and Im proud of them. Atough year in the sense that, despite a 17-9 overall record, the Devils struggled to stay consistent in their dis-t rict contests. ell continue to work h ard and weve got a lot of good players coming back and some good younger players coming up, Cornell said. Avon Park has a strong baseball program and well k eep that going for years to come. Page B4News-SunFriday, April 26, 2013w ww.newssun.com grad; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; grad dummy 2013; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 1 1 2 2 Special to the News-SunSaturday, 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 your bait in any direction, inevitably, theyll create slack in your line. But heres where challenge really takes place. I have seen more big fish lost during the set-up or hook set than any other t ime. What often happens is the angler isnt really sure if he had a hit, or just snagged onto some grass or a reed. In lifting the rod trip, theyre often shocked when a bass comes leaping out of the water, shaking its head and tossing the bait free. The reason? They never set the hook! I typically warn people to be prepared for this to happen, as it almost always does. So the question becomes, how can I avoid losing a fish once theyve taken the bait. The answer is as simple as the technique. You have to firmly set the hook. This means lowering your rod tip, reeling in any excess line so there is little to no slack and rearing back with the rod to set the hook firmly in the basss jaw. Once youve set the hook properly, even a big bass will have a tough time throwing the hook, regardless how many times he jumps. The advice I freely offer to everyone is the same advice my father gave me, when in doubt, set the hook! Yeah, there will be times that you look foolish, jerking your bait through the air or snagging onto a reed or underwater vegetation. But I promise you, if you always set the hook, you will catch and land more fish than you can imagine. Sam Wilkins, a fisherman from Jacksonville who joined me Friday learned the hard way, as many people do. I showed him how to flip, and within minutes, he was covering every tiny little hiding spot in the reeds, and suddenly, as we were talking, he lifted his rod tip only to find a huge bass exploding from the surface and spitting his Yum Dinger right back at him. That was one of the largest bass Id ever seen, and the whole episode lasted less than 3 seconds. But the fish was gone, and Sam realized hed never set the hook. Ahard lesson to learn, but Sam did learn the lesson and finished the day with a nice6 1/2 pounder, a couple of 4 pounders and a fat 3 1/2 pounder. We caught nine or 10 bass before the wind got so bad we finally called it quits. The conditions early Saturday morning were perfect. From 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., a total of 12 bass were brought into the boat, most in the 3-5 lb range. Then the wind changed from almost a calm, balmy southern breeze, to a stiff 10-15 mph wind out of the north. Only one more bass was caught from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Sunday I had the opportunity to fish with a new resid ent of Florida, Debra Doud. Originally from Minnesota, Debra is a Cardiologist with Florida Hospital who had fished quite a bit when she was y ounger for bluegills and walleye and she was anxious after reading a few of my columns to try her hand at flipping for bass. The 7 1/2rod must have seemed like a telephone pole to the 5Debra, but she too mastered the art of flipping in short order, and although the bass seemed to prefer my offerings over hers, she was still able to tangle with a hefty 2 pounder. The day started with strong north winds, blowing us off my primary spots, but by noon the winds lifted and the lake turned to glass. We ended the day around 2 p.m. with 8 or 9 bass, a little too much sun, and a fun day on the water. Welcome to Florida Deb! I hope to take another trip with you soon. Don 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 of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He can be reached at 863-273-4998 or 216-339-6571 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamericanfisherman.com. Continued from B1 Bass fishing sees some big hauls N ews-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE T orri Pringle goes all out to make this diving catch Tuesday, but despite such efforts, Avon Park came up short against DeSoto in the District 10-4A Tournament semifinal. Devils done in by DeSoto By LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondentLAKE GIBSON The Sebring varsity baseball team traveled to Lake Gibson on Tuesday night to play in the semifinals of the District 9-6Atournament. They made this long drive worth the while, as they stormed over Kathleen by a score of 5-0 thus advancing them to the championship game on Thursday. L eading this effort was s enior Garrett DeRoss who, prior to this game, had twelve innings under his belt for the season without surrendering an earned run. Tuesday night, he added seven more innings to his senior career and still maint ained that zero ERA. He threw a four-hit shutout, that is hard to do, said Sebring head coach Buck Rapp. He only walked one guy, and that is the difference; he only went 3-0 on a batter one time. Im proud of him; hes been great the whole season. I was expecting five innings, and he took the whole game because hisp itch count stayed low. s a bulldog, he did a great job for us and hell have to go again next week. Of course, DeRoss did not go it alone; as he had the strong support of his fellow Streaks throughout the night. They played great defense behind him, said Rapp. Offensively, the Blue Streaks rallied for four innings against the efforts of Kathleen southpaw Alex Matthers. A fter a scoreless first i nning, Sebring saw two runs in the top of the second as a fielders choice put DeRoss on first before pinch runner Brendan Doty made his way to home to put the first run on the board. Shortly after, Ty Little brought Jimmy Pecks single across the plate to make the score 2-0 in Sebrings favor. In the fourth, a wild pitch allowed Peck to tack on another run for Sebring. Kathleen sent another pitcher to the mound in the top of the fifth in attempts to stifle the rally. Sebring answered back to this pitching change with two more runs, the first ar epeat performance of a DeRoss fielders choice followed by a shot from Peck to put two men on base. Matthew Portis found a gap in center field to bring in pinch-runner Doty to earn an RBI single. Another wild pitch allowed for Peck to cross the plate one more time, putting the score now at 5-0. This would be the last runs for either side of the field for the night, clinching Sebring a shot for the championship as well as a seed in the Regional playoffs. It was a great team effort, said Rapp. W e m ade some mistakes offens ively, we did not capitalize on a few things but Ill take the W. That is two years in a row that we make the posts eason and Im proud of this group of kids. These seniors now have got something to build on for these younger kids. The championship game was held Thursday night as S ebring took on top-seed Winter Haven. Im extremely proud of the guys, Rapp said. We have had our ups and downs this season, but were still playing and that is all you want to do: Play as long as you can. Streaks surge through semifinals especially when it was snowing, Test exclaimed. The team made me feel right at home and I cant wait to start my journey with them. Test plans to major in P re-veterinary medicine and minor in Psychology. With a tough major and m inor, Test plans to have no distractions at college, even overlooking the fact that herp arents will be across the country. It is definitely going t o be a big challenge, but Carly and Ashlie, two girls that Ip lay travel with, are going as well. We can be there for each other when we feel homesick. Test said confidently. C ontinued from B1 Test all set for Ursuline


C M Y K MIAMI (AP House and Senate leaders are negotiating a deal that would use state and federal dollars to offer health coverage thousands of uninsured Floridians under President Barack Obamas health care overhaul, according to a person close to the talks. The state would use federal funds to cover more vulnerable populations, including pregnant women and the disabled, and would pony up state funds to offer more limited health coverage to about 300,000 childless adults and roughly 57,000 adult parents, giving the latter group a set amount to purchase private insurance. House leaders have argued that childless adults, who are mostly men, are more expensive to cover. Even if the House and Senate strike a deal, it would still need approval from federal health officials. The person requested anonymity because the person is not authorized to speak publicly about the talks. If federal health officials do not agree, the person familiar with the negotiations said the bill would include a back-up plan that would automatically kick in and use state funds to provide health insurance for the pregnant women, disabled and others perceived as being more vulnerable among the uninsured. The person said the state has already had discussion with the feds about the potential compromise. The potential compromise is a huge step between the House and Senate, which have been far apart on Medicaid expansion with less than two weeks left in the Legislative session. House Speaker Will Weatherford and many House Republicans have been adamantly opposed to any proposal that would accept federal money tied to Obamas Affordable Care Act. Aplan by Sen. Joe Negron was approved by the Senates budget panel Monday and has gained rare support from diverse group including the business community, labor advocates and health care providers. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 26, 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; healthy 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 Healthy Living A nswer: Osteopenia, or lower-than-normal bone density, is frequently found in post-menopausal women but can affect men and women of all a ges. Over the past few years, some questionable research suggested a connection between calcium supplements and atherosclerosis. But last November, Harvard researchers presented research showing no connectionb etween calcium supplements and coronary artery calcification. If your doctor suggests calcium supplements for you, heres some information:Calcium carbonateT he least expensive form of calcium to manufacture, calcium carbonate is also called bone meal or dolomite. This requires lots of stomach acid to d igest, so very little calcium goes to your bones where needed. Because it stays in the gut, you will find this compound also sold as Tums and Rolaids, two products used to neutralize acid( not for bone growth). Calcium citrateThe easiest form of calcium to find, calcium c itrate is absorbed about as well as calcium carbonate but requires less stomach acid to digest, so it can be taken with or without f ood. But be careful, as this type of calcium can sometimes cause headaches. Theres a bunch of brands for this.Tricalcium phosphateEasy to absorb, this is a combination of calcium and phosphorous which your bones (and bodyg ummies with this type of calcium.Calcium aspartate or calcium gluconateThese intelligent forms of calcium offer your body aspartate or gluc onate which is used in other metabolic pathways to produce energy. Sometimes this bioavailable form of calcium is combined with vitaminD magnesium and/or zinc. Calcium collagen chelateMinerals that are ingested as chelates, or organic salts offer good absorption and that means less tummy upset. Life Extension and Swanson brands both make this. Calcium as microcrystalline hydroxyapatite (MCHCThis easily absorbed form of calcium is derived from freezedried calf bone. This provides other bone-builders like phos-p horous, magnesium, zinc, and chromium that nourish your bones. Solaray and Xymogen brands both make this. For people who dont drink milk, Hawaiian Spirulina tablets (a blue-green algae tains 300 percent more calcium than whole milk, plus other minerals. Remember, minerals like calcium are best absorbed when taken in combination with other minerals like strontium, magnesium, and vitamin D. Other important factors in bone health include adequate levels of vitamin K2 which is involved in clotting. And strontium. It has a two-fold effect on osteoporosis meaning it prevents bone breakdown while also stimulating new bone growth. Medications only work one side of that equation. A2004 study in New England Journal of Medicine concluded that strontium reduces risk of non-vertebral fractures by 41 percent over three years, and increases bone mineral density by about 14 percent. Eliminated processed and refined foods is a must.Good calcium supplements for better bone strength Dear Pharmacist Suzy Cohen D earPharmacist : Im concerned about my bone density because I was told I have osteopenia. Are all calcium s upplements the same? Do you have other recommendat ions? A.F., New York Legislators negotiating Medicaid compromise Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and the author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. For more information, visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Religion Atonement Lutheran Church ELCASEBRING Rev. Jefferson Coxs sermon Sunday will be based on the gospel reading of John1 3:31-35. Sharon Palmer will be the Bible study leader on May 2 and 9. Rev. Cox will lead on May 16, 23 and 30. A gape dinner/Communion service at 5 p.m. Sunday. This is an opportunity to experience Lutheran worship servicea nd fellowship in an informal setting while also enjoying a meal. All arew elcome. Council meets at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. M emorial Day service and picnic, open to whole c ommunity, is planned for 10 a.m. Monday, May 27. More details to follow.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This Fifth Sunday in Easter, Pastor Scott McLean willp reach a sermon titled A Common Table Prayer T he church is at 1320 County Road 64, east of the Avon Park High Schoolp ast the four-way stop sign. Call 471-2663 or vist w ww.christlutheranavonpark.org.Christian Science ChurchSEBRING The lesson sermon on Sunday morningi s titled Probation After Death. The keynote is from Romans 8:6, ... to be carnally minded is death; but to be spiritually mindedi s life and peace. The church is at 154 N. F ranklin St.Christian Training Church SEBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring them essage titled The Fall of Babylon: Part 3 at the Sunday morning service. The Wednesday night Bible study is the Gospel ofJ ohn. Church of Buttonwood BaySEBRING The Church of Buttonwood Bay meets in the recreation hall. Pastor Cecil Hess will preach Sunday on the subject Help Wanted: Priests, Peace Makers, and Perfectionists. The service is nondenominational and open to all. Buttonwood Bay is four miles south of Highlands R egional Medical Center. Call 382-1737 for information.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. Amy Manierre will be the guest speaker Sunday and willd eliver the sermon, The We is Us, from Ezekiel 37:1-14. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on CountyR oad 634 (Hammock Road). Call 471-1999 or visits ebringemmanuelucc.com on the Internet.Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidLAKE PLACID P astor Coles series From Resurrection to Pentecost c ontinues with his sermon this Sunday Baptism Without Water from Acts 2:1-13. Sunday evening, Pastor B ill will be preaching An Unbreakable Contract f rom Joshua 24. National Day of Prayer is observed on Thursday,M ay 2. Special music, message and prayer will be h eld on the lawn of Highlands County Courthouse in Sebring at 1 1 a.m. Some chairs will be available, but to ensure your comfort, please bring a lawn chair. For further information a bout activities of the Faith Baptist, please call the church office at 465-0060 or visit www.faithbaptistchurchlp.com. Thec hurch is at 660 Holmes Ave.Faith Lutheran Church LCMSSEBRING Sunday morning, the church celebrates the Fifth Sunday ofE aster. Rev. Robert Reinhardt will deliver his sermon, The Mission. Adult Sunday school class is studying Blessed Aret he Peacemakers... Practicing Ministry of Reconciliation Royale Fun Fair will be Friday, May 3. There will be snacks and light array of food forte. The King will be having his royal variety of games for all to play, some to included are bean bag toss, perhaps a duck pond (if the ducks can be rounded up) and face painting. The Royale Fun Fair C hurch News Continued on B8


C M Y K An old, country doctor once went way out in theb oondocks to deliver a baby. It was so far away from everyone and everything that t he house did not even have electricity. W hen the doctor arrived, no one was home, except for the laboring mother and her 5-year-old son. The doctor instructed the boy to hold al antern up high so that the physician could see what he was doing as he helped the woman deliver her baby. The child did just exactly as he was told. The mother pushed and p ushed, and after some time, the doctor lifted the newborn b y the feet and spanked him on the bottom to help him take his first breath. The doctor then asked the 5-yearold boy what he thought ofh is new, little brother. Spank him again, replied the little boy. He shouldnt have crawled in there in the first place. O ften, because of a decision we make or an action we take, we find ourselves in serious trouble. It is during these times that I wonder if God looks at us and thinks, They shouldnt have crawled in there in the first place. However, to keep us from crawling into places we do not need to be, God gave us an instruction manual that leads us toward what is right and steers us away from what is wrong. That instruction manual is the Bible, Gods holy word. The Bible not only teaches us how to live a joyful life, it also teaches us how to avoid trouble, as well. In many passages of the Bible, one will find individual instructions or entire lists of things from which we must keep away in order to live the greatest life possible. Consider Pauls warning in Galatians 5:19-21. He writes to a group of Christians, Now the deedso f the flesh are evident, which are: immorality, impurity, sensuality, idolatry, sorc ery, enmities, strife, jealousy, outbursts of anger, disp utes, dissensions, factions, envying, drunkenness, carousing, and things like these, of which I forewarn you, just as I have fore-w arned you, that those who practice such things will not inherit the kingdom of God. Not only will staying away from things liket hese help ones life here, it can also help one to have life in the hereafter. Kevins Komments by Kevin P atterson is presented by the Sebring Parkway church of Christ, 3800 Sebring Parkway,. Visit www.sebringcoc.com, or e-m ail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com/. Guest columns are the o pinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Little Dresses for Africa Missions goal is to supply 1.6 milliond resses to the Third World needy, and the dresses and pants are all made out of pillow cases. The motto is We send hope to the hopeless, oned ress at a time. Agroup of dedicated l adies from the Lake Josephine RVPark, including Mission Outreach DirectorE mily Snider, Pattie Cripe, Marilyn Swife, Janene B iffignami, Diana Fowler, Frances Kay Wells, and Mary Torrence took on this project to do their small part to help the needy in more than 26A frican countries and another nine other countries. ASunday night fellowship with the church and the RVp ark was held April 21 and more than 80 dresses were dedicated to the project with more to come. T he mission address and home base is Little Dresses for Africa, 24614 Curtis Drive, Brownstone, MI4 8134 or go to online to Little Dresses for Africa. Page B6News-SunFriday, April 26, 2013www.newssun.com SFSC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 9.347"; 11"; Black plus three; process, tv p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 8 8 6 6 Religion Dont crawl in there in the first place C ourtesy photo A group of ladies from Lake Jospehine RV Park are helping with Little Dresses for Africa. The group includes Mission outreach director Emily Snider, Pattie Cripe, Marilyn Swife, Janene Biffignami, Diana Fowler, Frances Kay Wells and Mary Torrence. Lake Josephine Ladies helping Little Dresses for Africa Mission Group already sent more than 80 dresses Kevins Komments Kevin Patterson Lorida church plans car wash, dinnerLORIDA Afundraiser car wash and pulled pork dinners will be available at1 0 a.m. Saturday at Lorida Church of God of Prophecy on U.S. 98. Donations accepted for car wash and dinners are $5, whichi nclude sandwich, baked beans, coleslaw and tea. There will also be some baked goods and jams and jellies.F irst Presbyterian plans food giveawayLAKE PLACID A f ree food giveaway is scheduled at 9 a.m., until t he food runs out, Saturday at First Presbyterian Church. The church is at1 18 N. Oak Avenue. This event is a part of a c ombined effort of the First Baptist Church Hope Ministries, the First Presbyterian Church Grace Ministries and theH eartland Food Bank. Spokesman Mark Fortier s aid, We will have meats, cereals, canned goods and produce. The only require-m ent is that recipients are Highlands County resid ents. Recipients will remain in their vehicles and follow signs for food pick-u p on Belleview Street.First Baptist presents Bluegrass NightSEBRING In an effort to bring the community some variety this spring, First Baptist Church ofS ebring will present Bluegrass Night at 6 p.m. Sunday. Performances will be by Back Porch Revival and Soul Shine Express. Asa n added treat, Dr. Allen Higginbotham (interim pastor) and Jacob Hinds will play. Join in for a free night of fun and fellow-s hip. The church is at 200 E. Center Ave. Call the church office at 385-5154 for more information.N eiman to speak at Sunridge BaptistSEBRING Sunridge Baptist Church will have as pecial Sunday morning service. With more than 20 y ears and counting, firefighter and paramedic Tommy Neiman has alwaysh ad a burden to share Gods powerful presence at e mergency scenes. That burden resulted in Sirens for the Cross, a ministry that has encouraged thousands of emergency work-e rs worldwide! Dont miss this time of s pecial appreciation for emergency workers and the powerful Christ-centeredt estimony of Neiman, regional director, F ellowship of Christian Firefighters International featured on The 700 Cluba nd the At Home, Live! who will be speaking at 10:45 a.m. Sunday at S unridge Baptist Church. The church is at 3704 V alerie Blvd., across the street from Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. Visitors, including emergency workers and guests Snapshots C ontinued on B9 RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridays paper. Submit items to theNews-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.


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C M Y K Page B8News-SunFriday, April 26, 2013www.newssun.com P P l l a a c c e e s s t t o o W W o o r r s s h h i i p p i i s s a a p p a a i i d d a a d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e m m e e n n t t i i n n t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n t t h h a a t t i i s s p p u u b b l l i i s s h h e e d d F F r r i i d d a a y y a a n n d d S S u u n n d d a a y y . T T o o f f i i n n d d o o u u t t m m o o r r e e i i n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n o o n n h h o o w w t t o o p p l l a a c c e e a a l l i i s s t t i i n n g g i i n n t t h h i i s s d d i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y , c c a a l l l l t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n a a t t 3 3 8 8 5 5 6 6 1 1 5 5 5 5 , e e x x t t . 5 5 0 0 2 2 .A A N N G G L L I I C C A A N N N N e e w w L L i i f f e e A A n n g g l l i i c c a a n n F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p , 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863 strhodes1020@yahoo.com. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.A A S S S S E E M M B B L L Y Y O O F F G G O O D D C C h h r r i i s s t t F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( A A s s s s e e m m b b l l y y o o f f G G o o d d ) ) , 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His N ame; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping 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. F F i i r r s s t t A A s s s s e e m m b b l l y y o o f f G G o o d d , 4301 K enilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 1 0 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.B B A A P P T T I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k L L a a k k e e s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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. B B e e t t h h a a n n y y B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C17A (truck routePark. 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., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ begin at 6:30 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. F F a a i i t t h h M M i i s s s s i i o o n n a a r r y y B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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. F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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: 4534256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k 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, 6-7:30 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. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L a a k k e e J J o o s s e e p p h h i i n n e e , 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. L ife changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to b ecome more like Christ. Sunday night w orship 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. n F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d , K nowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods H ope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863, Website: 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 a t 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. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L o o r r i i d d a a 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 B ible 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 655-1878. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , S S e e b b r r i i n n g g , 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 F F l l o o r r i i d d a a A A v v e e n n u u e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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. I I n n d d e e p p e e n n d d e e n n t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 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, missionminded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L L e e i i s s u u r r e e L L a a k k e e s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 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 6990671 for more information. M M a a r r a a n n a a t t h h a a B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) , 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. PastorG erald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. P P a a r r k k w w a a y y F F r r e e e e W W i i l l l l B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3 413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son 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-M onth-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. S S p p a a r r t t a a R R o o a a d d B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , ( ( S S B B C C ) ) 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: P rayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 382-0869. S S o o u u t t h h s s i i d d e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) , 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship S ervice, 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-ofhearing. Office phone, 385-0752. S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. 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. S S u u n n r r i i d d g g e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , ( ( S S B B C C ) ) 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 .C CA A T T H H O O L L I I C C O O u u r r L L a a d d y y o o f f G G r r a a c c e e C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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. S S t t . C C a a t t h h e e r r i i n n e e C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish office/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish fax, 385-5169; 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, 385-7310; email school@stcathe.com School office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. 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 Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 99:45 a.m. Sunday. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S S t t . J J a a m m e e s s C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3380 P lacidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. F ather Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: S ummer (May 1 to Oct. 31 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.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N C C o o r r n n e e r r s s t t o o n n e e C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h (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. E E a a s s t t s s i i d d e e C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and LifAlive and Worth t he Drive! S S e e b b r r i i n n g g C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 4 514 H ammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod S chwingel, 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 382-6676. F F i i r r s s t t C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( D D i i s s c c i i p p l l e e s s o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t ) ) 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.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N & & M M I I S S S S I I O O N N A A R R Y Y A A L L L L I I A A N N C C E E The A A l l l l i i a a n n c c e e C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f S S e e b b r r i i n n g g , 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. 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 site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N S S C C I I E E N N C C E E C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n S S c c i i e e n n c c e e C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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 Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lessonsermons.C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F B B R R E E T T H H R R E E N N C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e B B r r e e t t h h r r e e n n 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a .m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. P hone 385-1597.C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 2 00 S. F orest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 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, c all the church at 863-465-4636 or visit t he website www.thelordsway.com/lakep lacidcofc/. S S e e b b r r i i n n g g P P a a r r k k w w a a y y C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 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. C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F G G O O D D C C h h u u r r c c h h o o n n t t h h e e R R i i d d g g e e , 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, (863C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F N N A A Z Z A A R R E E N N E E F F i i r r s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e N N a a z z a a r r e e n n e e o o f f A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k , 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. F F i i r r s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e N N a a z z a a r r e e n n e e o o f f L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d , 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.C C H H U U R R C C H H E E S S O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T I I N N C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N U U N N I I O O N N C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y B B i i b b l l e e C C h h u u r r c c h h C C h h u u r r c c h h e e s s o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t i i n n C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n U U n n i i o o n n , (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck routePark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP w ill be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Beth Moore Bible study classes are open to all. Call 385-7848. Wednesdays meeting at 1 p.m., this weeks tudying Week 2; and, Saturdays meeting at 9 a.m., this week studying Week 1.First Baptist Church, Avon ParkAVON PARK Associate Pastor Rev. Charlie Parish will preach on Sunday thes ermon titled Our Purpose in Life. The church is at 100 N. L ake Ave. For more information call 453-6681 or e-mail info@fbcap.net.First Christian ChurchAVON PARK C ommunity groups meeting here: AABig Book Group, T uesday evenings; Caregivers Support Group, Wednesday afternoons; and B rownie Troop, twice a month. In May the contemporary worship will be moved to Sunday evenings. F irst Christian Church of Avon Park is at 1016 W. Camphor (behind the Wells Fargo Bank). Call 453-5334 or e-mailf irstchristianap@embarqmail.com with any questions or to request information. The church website is www.firstcchristianap.com.F irst Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)SEBRING The pastors s ermon is titled We Are More Than Conquerors t aken from Romans 8:37. Assisting pastor during the Communion service will beE lders Emeritus Bob and Betty Harcourt. D eacons for the day are Marla Null, Gretchen Ames, Diane Thibodeau and Franny Goff. The Joyful Noise Chime Choir will be chiming Michael Row the Boat A shore. The greeter for Sunday is Gretchen Ames. There will also be the dedication of baby Giovani Negron, bornJ une 13, 2012, son of Daniel Sr. and Raquel Negron. Witnesses for the baby are Rebecca Rivera, Linda Ellis and Sandra Laufer.G randparents are Rafael Maria Rivera and siblings of Giovani are Daniel Jr. and Andre.First Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday morning, Pastor Bob Johnsons sermon is titled Apostasy based on II Thessalonians 2:1-4. G uest pianist will be Mary Ann Fleagle. Special music will be provided by Bob andM axine Johnson. The adult class has been v iewing a video series titled The Life and Ministry of the Messiah sponsored by Focus on the Family. The lessons are filmed on location and narrated by Ray V ander Lann. This new series is titled Fire on the Mountain Not by Bread Alone filmed in the Sinai. Matt Sboto teaches the youthc lass and they are studying the book of Ephesians. There will be no Family Gathering this week. On Wednesday, Johnson w ill lead the Bible study group from the book What is the Christians Worldview? Members are asked to o bserve National Day of Prayer either at home or at the Sebring courthouse ceremony beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday. Bring a own lawn chair. T he World Witness Dinner will be Friday, May 3 in W inter Haven at the Park View Hotel. Reception begins at 6:45 p.m. and din-n er at 7:30 p.m. Featured speaker will be Rev. Erik M eberg, missionary to Turkey. On Saturday, May 4 there will be a Church Work Day from 8 a.m. until noon. Projects both indoors and o utdoors will be done. Bring any supplies or equipment needed for the tasks you plan to do. The church is at 215 E. C ircle St. (with two entrances on Lagrande Street). For questions, call 453-3242 or check the website ata vonparkapchurch.com.First Presbyterian ChurchS EBRING Rev. Darrell Peers sermon Sunday will be Be Prepared. There will be a Session meeting at 4 p.m. Monday in the conference room. T he church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. Call 3850 107 with any questions.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING Rev. A.C. Bryant will bring the message Pray for Reverence with scripture reading from Matthew 6:9. T he Mother-Daughter Banquet will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 7. Tickets are on sale now for this event. T he church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com. Call the church office for information at 385-5184.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace Pointe Ministries is at 200 L ark Ave., Sebring Hills Association Clubhouse. The home Bible study series continues Messiah: Shadow To Image. Call (863 Sunday mornings sermon s eries continues with The Next 50 Days. From Resurrection to Pentecosta nd Beyond. Expectations o f what the Lord is going to do and what He is going tor estore. F or more about the church Continued from B5 Religion C hurch News Continued on B9


C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 26, 2013Page B9 E E P P I I S S C C O O P P A A L L S S t t . A A g g n n e e s s E E p p i i s s c c o o p p a a l l C C h h u u r r c c h h 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. S unday 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. W ednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church office 385-7649, for more information. S S t t . F F r r a a n n c c i i s s o o f f A A s s s s i i s s i i A A n n g g l l i i c c a a n n E E p p i i s s c c o o p p a a l l C C h h u u r r c c h h , 43 Lake June Road, Lake Placid, F L 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: H oly Communion with healing service, 9 a.m. Child care available at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. E E V V A A N N G G E E L L I I C C A A L L F F R R E E E E C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F A A M M E E R R I I C C A A T T h h e e C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e W W a a y y E E F F C C A A , 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: thewaychurch@ hotmail.com Web site: www.TheWayChurch.orgG G R R A A C C E E B B R R E E T T H H R R E E N N G G r r a a c c e e B B r r e e t t h h r r e e n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3626 Thunderbird Road, (863. 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 City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, primetimers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and AfterSchool Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org .I I N N D D E E P P E E N N D D E E N N T T F F i i r r s s t t C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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.I I N N T T E E R R D D E E N N O O M M I I N N A A T T I I O O N N A A L L W W o o r r l l d d H H a a r r v v e e s s t t a a n n d d R R e e s s t t o o r r a a t t i i o o n n M M i i n n i i s s t t r r i i e e s s , (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.L L U U T T H H E E R R A A N N A A t t o o n n e e m m e e n n t t L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( E E L L C C A A ) ) , 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. C C h h r r i i s s t t L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k L L C C M M S S , 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 L utheran 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 (863 471-2663 or see christlutheranavonpark.org F F a a i i t t h h L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h L L C C M M S S , 2 740 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 ThriftS tore (385-2782 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. G G o o o o d d S S h h e e p p h h e e r r d d L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( A A A A L L C C ) ) A A m m e e r r i i c c a a n n A A s s s s o o c c i i a a t t i i o o n n o o f f L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h e e s s , 3240 Grand Prix Drive, Sebring, FL 33872. James Weed, pastor. Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Bible Study, 9 a.m. Nursery provided. Social activities: Choir, Missions, Evangelism. Phone 3852346. N N e e w w L L i i f f e e E E v v a a n n g g e e l l i i c c a a l l L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3 725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELS fellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSorship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at3 85-2293 or visit the Web site at www.newlifesebring.com R R e e s s u u r r r r e e c c t t i i o o n n L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h E E L L C C A A 324 E. Main St., at Memorial Drive, Avon Park. 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. Gods Work, Our Hands. T T r r i i n n i i t t y y L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h L L C C M M S S , 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. NonTraditional 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 Preschool, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com .N N O O N N D D E E N N O O M M I I N N A A T T I I O O N N A A L L B B i i b b l l e e F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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. C C a a l l v v a a r r y y C C h h u u r r c c h h , 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 1 1:15 a.m.; Sunday evening service, 6 p.m. Pastor Lester Osbeck. A small friendly church waiting for your visit. C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n T T r r a a i i n n i i n n g g M M i i n n i i s s t t r r i i e e s s I I n n c c . , 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 p rovided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full g ospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail.com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctm f orme.com C C r r o o s s s s r r o o a a d d s s o o f f L L i i f f e e , 1 48 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 8636 55-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plana nd destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We t each, 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 G G r r a a c c e e B B i i b b l l e e C C h h u u r r c c h h , 4541 Thunderbird Road, (second church on left) Sebring, FL 33872. Phone, 382-1085. Dustin Woods, lead pastor. Saturday Worship, 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 9 and 11 a.m. Tuesday 6 p.m. G race Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; W ednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org H H i i g g h h l l a a n n d d s s C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y C C h h u u r r c c h h 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. T T h h e e L L o o r r d d s s S S e e n n t t i i n n e e l l F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h 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.juanitafolsomministries.com. U U n n i i o o n n C C h h u u r r c c h h 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 U U n n i i t t y y L L i i f f e e E E n n r r i i c c h h m m e e n n t t C C e e n n t t r r e e , 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.P P R R E E S S B B Y Y T T E E R R I I A A N N C C o o v v e e n n a a n n t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( P P C C A A ) ) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 338722113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; S unday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday e vening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 3853234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net ; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday. n F F i i r r s s t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h A A R R P P , 215 E. Circle St., (two entrances on LaGrande), A vonPark, 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. seco nd 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. n F F i i r r s s t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , A A R R P P , 319 Poinsettia Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. 3850 107. Email: faith@htn.net, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth G roup (middle school and high school age), 3:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Nursery available during worship. Call the church office for more information and other classes. F F i i r r s s t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , A A R R P P , 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 groupB ible Sstudy 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Y outh Group 6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( U U S S A A ) ) , 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. thes econd 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.embarqspace.com.S S E E V V E E N N T T H H D D A A Y Y A A D D V V E E N N T T I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k S S e e v v e e n n t t h h d d a a y y A A d d v v e e n n t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 1410 West Avon Blvd., Avon Park. 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 S S e e b b r r i i n n g g S S e e v v e e n n t t h h D D a a y y A A d d v v e e n n t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 3852438. 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.T T H H E E C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F L L A A T T T T E E R R D D A A Y Y S S A A I I N N T T S Sn T T h h e e C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f J J e e s s u u s s C C h h r r i i s s t t o o f f L L a a t t t t e e r r D D a a y y S S a a i i n n t t s s 3235 Grand Prix Dr., Sebring, Fl 33872; (863 Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863vices: 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, 78:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 811 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.T T H H E E S S A A L L V V A A T T I I O O N N A A R R M M Y Y T T h h e e S S a a l l v v a a t t i i o o n n A A r r m m y y C C e e n n t t e e r r f f o o r r W W o o r r s s h h i i p p 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. U U N N I I T T E E D D M M E E T T H H O O D D I I S S T T F F i i r r s s t t U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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. F F i i r r s s t t U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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. M M e e m m o o r r i i a a l l U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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, 4650313. S S t t . J J o o h h n n U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 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 S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 8170 Cozumel Lane, (Hwy 98 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.U U N N I I T T E E D D C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T E E m m m m a a n n u u e e l l U U n n i i t t e e d d C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 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. Were 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 a nd services, go to www.gracepointecog@comcast.net.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon Sunday will be The Ultimate Daylight Savings Time with Scripture from Joshua1 0:1-15. The service will include special by Allen Warchak and reading by Valerie Ingler. The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix9 693.M emorial United Methodist ChurchLAKE PLACID Bishop W.C. Holden o f the New Life Assembly Church will preach at the 10:45 a.m. service. The choir f rom his church will present special music. Pre-service music by the Worship Band. At the 8:30 a.m. service, Rev. Jerry R. M cCauley will preach on the subject We All Need Friends, with a Scripture lesson f rom Acts 3 and 4. Fellowship and refreshments in Rob Reynolds Hall from 9:15-10:40 a.m. The church is at 500 Kent Ave. behind the Tower. For information, call 465-2422.Parkway Free Will Baptist ChurchSEBRING Sundays Bible study lesson, Standing Firm In Hope, is taken from IIT hessalonians 2. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the worship service message. The 6 p.m. service will be the end of the month sing followed by fellowship time. The Wednesday inter-active Bible study w ill be in the book of John. Parkway Free Will Baptist is at 3413 Sebring Parkway. For information, call 3823552.S t. John United Methodist ChurchS EBRING On Sunday, the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jrs message will be The Church is for Whom? Biblical reference isf rom Acts 11:1-18.Sebring Church of the BrethrenSEBRING This Sunday morning, the p astor will preach on Having a Stunt Double. For more information, call 3851597. C ontinued from B8 Religion i n the community, are welcome to attend First Responders SundayAdopt-a-Leader Prayer luncheon setSEBRING As part of National Day of Prayer, Highlands UniversityP reparatory School will host the Adopt-Leader Prayer Luncheon again this year. This event is an opportunity for the commu-n ity to exercise our freedom to gather and pray for our nation and local offi-c ials. The program will include speaker Penny Ogg, specialm usic and a delicious lunch catered by Mae Lees Deli. T ickets are $12 and available in the UPrep school office or call 385-3850. I t will be held at noon Thursday, May 2 at 1160 P ersimmon Ave. May Friendship Day is May 3SEBRING Church Women United will celebrate May Friendship Day on Friday, May 3 at Spring Lake Presbyterian Church, lU.S. 98, SpringL ake. The worship service and f riendship luncheon will begin at 10:30 a.m. All church women of the a rea are invited. Bring a friend. The Least Coin o ffering will be taken.Crossroads to have barbecueS EBRING Crossroads Fellowship, 605 State Road 66, will have a barbecue dinner from 11 a.m. to 6p .m. Friday, May 3. Pick up or delivery will be available. Pork or chicken dinners are $8.50, rib dinners are $9.50, and combination p lates of pork and rib or chicken and rib dinners ar e $9. Add a rib for an additional $1.50. A ll dinners will be served with potato salad, baked beans and a roll. Call 6550212.Church of Buttonwood Bay donates to groupsSEBRING The Church o f Buttonwood Bay recently donated $14,000 that was distributed between seven local service agencies NuHope Elder Care, PotterH ouse, Heartland Horses for Handicapped, Meals on Wheels, The SalvationA rmy, Good Shepherd Hospice, and New Testament Mission. T he church is a nondenominational Christian c hurch, which not only meets weekly for worship, but also strives to serve then eeds of county residents. Rev. Cecil D. Hess is past or. 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C M Y K Diversions www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, April 26, 2013Page B11 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 9 9 0 0 DearAbby: Jake and I have been married more than 20 years. I married before I was 18, and Im not even 40 yet. Jake is seven years my senior. We have had our ups and downs, and although the last five years have been fine, I want more out of life than sitting home watching TVor hanging out with him. We have two children. One is away at college and the other starting high school. When I talk to my husband about wanting to do things, he says I should have done them when I was younger. But I married him before I was even an adult. Is it wrong to want to go out and do things I never got to do when I was a teenager? It makes me question whether or not I want to be married to him anymore. I still love him, but I have changed. Jake insists we dont need counseling and I just need to get over it and accept that this is my life. What if I dont want to regret what I have never had a chance to do? Wants More Out West DearWants More: Im sorry, but you cant relive your lost teenage years. I wish you had been more specific about what it is you want to do. If its go out and have some fun, perhaps some of your girlfriends would like to go with you. Instead of sitting home, you and Jake could socialize with other couples. If youre into sports, why not join a womens sports team? If youre not, how about a book club? You dont have to sit around and vegetate. You also didnt mention whether you completed high school. If you didnt receivea diploma, you would be well-served to work on earning your GED, which could widen your horizons and opportunities considerably. DearAbby: I have two daughters, 11 and 14. They fight over many things, but what gets to me is the way they fight over what television shows to watch. My younger daughter has nightmares if she watches even mildly dramatic cop/lawyer-type shows. However, my older daughter loves them. At home, Id have one kid watch TVin one room and the other in the other room. However, when theyre at the sitters house, which has only one TV, they call me at work and fight over the phone over who watches what. They both accuse me of favoring the other. How do I deal with this fairly without upsetting them? And how do I keep my younger daughter from having nightmares? Doing My Best in Kentucky DearDoing: Because your younger daughter has nightmares after viewing shows that create anxiety, she shouldnt be forced to do it. When they are at their sitters, they should alternate days when each has control of the remote control. When your older girl has it, the younger one should be encouraged to read a book of her choosing and/or listen to music. When the younger one gets to do the choosing, the older one should do the same. Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby at www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. For everything you need to know about wedding planning, order How to Have a Lovely Wedding. Send your name and mailing address, plus check or money order for $7 (U.S. funds Dear Abby, Wedding Booklet, P.O. Box 447, Mount Morris, IL 61054-0447. (Shipping and handling are included in the price.) Woman who married young wants do-over on teen years Dear Abby NEWYORK (APs planning a 12-day-long, around-the-clock competition show to air this fall. The network said Wednesday that the trivia-based game show, The Million Second Quiz, will air live in prime time from a specially built studio in the heart of Manhattan. This hourglass-shaped complex will also serve as the living quarters of the four finalists. When the 12 days or 1 million seconds draw to a close, the winner could claim a cash prize of as much as $10 million. Viewers will be able to play along in real time and sync to the prime-time broadcast. NBCs president of alternative and late night programming calls the show a game, a social experiment and a live interactive event. The network didnt announce a premiere date. The Million Second Quiz NBC planning to air 12-day, 24/7 quiz show By DAVID GERMAIN APMovie WriterTheres a siege mentality about Michael Bays movies, as though view-e rs are the enemy holed up in a bunker and hes the guy ordering heavy-metal music around-the-clock to wear down our morale and force us to surrender. Bays true-crime caper Pain & Gain lacks the visual-effects mayhem and sci-f i cacophony of his Transformers blockbusters, yet the movie uses all the s hock and awe and noise and bluster the director has in his utterly unsubtle arsenal. U nlike Bays usual action nonsense, theres a story, screenplay, characters and wry mix of suspense and pitiable comedy to be had in the tale of three Floridab odybuilders who blunder through kidnapping s chemes like the Three Stooges on steroids. All but the faintest f lashes of humanity and pathos are flattened by t he cinematic cyclone that is Michael Bay. He drowns Pain & Gain ing immick and style which, rather than gussying things up, dresses t hem down to make the movie even more ugly and sordid than it i s on paper. That these three guys, played by Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson and Anthony Mackie, are boobs and imbeciles, we get it from their actions. Thatw hat they do is reprehensible, thats clear to see. That the world as they view it is twisted and coarse, another given. So why cant Bay set aside a few visual tricks and give us an occasional breather from the overload on screen? Pain & Gain is a two-hour onslaughto f dizzy, drunken cuts, hot bodies in empty poises, shifting perspectives (with a babble of alternating character voiceovers to accompany) and often sickening images. Example: Bay puts all of his technical know-how into a remarkably constructeds hot of Tony Shalhoub, as the bodybuildersfirst victim, spewing spit as hes Tasered. Its done in agonizing slow-motion and extreme close-up, huge bubbles of saliva erupting fromS halhoubs mouth. An impressive bit of technical work thats just disgusting and unpleasant to watch. Despite the sheen of Bays imagery, everything about Pain & Gain looks filthy and diseased. L ikewise Wahlberg, so boyishly charming as another stunted man-child i n last summers Ted, shows nothing but grubbiness as Daniel Lugo, the dimwitted mastermind of this plot carr ied out around Miami in the mid-1990s. A n ignoramus awash in envy toward the rich people he trains at a gym, Lugo enlists disciple Adrian Doorbal( Mackie) and born-again ex-con Paul Drake ( Johnson) to kidnap self-made millionaire Victor Kershaw( Shalhoub) and torture him to extort everything h s got. The dumbfounding farce of how these guyss crew things up should be entertainment enough all on its own. S ome of that still comes through in the screenplay by C hristopher Markus and Stephen McFeely, though most of the comedy is smothered by the dazzle Bay cant resist. Johnson comes off best among the t hree bad guys, clearly relishing his beta-stooge role as Curly to Wahlbers Moe that frees him up for some goofy, unmanly hijinks. Shalhoub rises above the chaos with razor ferocity to show yet again that hes one of Hollywoods finest charactera ctors. Ed Harris adds the movies only notes o f grace and class as a detective on the case, while Rebel Wilson has scenestealing moments that feel wonderfully improvised as Doorbals kooky wife. But those few highlights are incinerate d in the bonfires Bay sets on-screen. Pain & Gain drowns in gimmicks & style Movie Review Pain & Gain R ating: R (bloody violence, crude sexual content, nudity, language and drug use) Running time: 129 minutes Review: (of 4 MCT Dwayne Johnson stars as Paul Drake Dwayne Johnson and isj oined by Mark Wahlberg (bottom photo, center and Anthony Mackie (bottom photo, right Pain and Gain, directed by Michael Bay from Paramount Pictures. NEWYORK (AP S ales for Neil Diamonds Sweet Caroline are up by 597 percent a week after the tune became a source of comfort follow-i ng the explosions at the Boston Marathon. Nielsen SoundScan said Wednesday the song sold 19,000 tracks thisw eek. It sold 2,800 tracks the previous week and 1.75 million tracks tod ate. The crowd-pleasing song is a staple of BostonR ed Sox games. Diamond released Sweet Caroline in 1969. It is addressed to Caroline Kennedy. 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C M Y K Page B12News-SunFriday, April 26, 2013www.newssun.com COWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 4/26/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 1 1 7 7 F amily Featuresa rents often keep a running list of rainy day activities, crafts and games to keep kids indoors when the forecast is soggy. But if your kids have never dodged rain drops, builta snowman or enjoyed a lazy summer aftern oon outside, theyre missing out on something wonderful. Weather was cited as the biggest barrier to g etting kids outdoors by 61 percent of parents recently surveyed by the National Wildlife Federation. B ut the outdoor activities kids love, such as running, jumping, climbing, playing g ames with friends and taking nature walks, are a great strategy for keeping children healthy and h appy. Children are safe to play o utside in most kinds of weather barring the extremes, said Lindsay Legendre, manager of the National Wildlife F ederations Be Out There movement. Regular outdoor play is so important to kidshealthy development and a little rain shouldnt stop them from being out there. Parents might enjoy puddle jumping again themselves. B B r r i i n n g g o o n n t t h h e e r r a a i i n nRain can sometimes be blamed for causing children to catch colds or flu, particularly when their hair or feet get wet. However, rain cannotm ake you sick. Dress children in waterproof hats, boots and raincoats to keep kids from getting too soggy. If storm conditions develop, get out of any body of water and seek shelter in a nearby building. P repare for mud and splashes in advance by keeping a heavy mat and dry towels by the front door. H H o o w w h h o o t t i i s s t t o o o o h h o o t t ? ?W hen temperatures climb, make sure to have plenty of water available and take precautions, such as applying sunscreen and wearing loose clothing that is light in color. Try to schedule outdoor time during the early morning and evening, which are often the coolest part of the day. A A l l l l e e r r g g i i e e s sI n many areas, seasonal allergies are another challenge for parents to contend with in regard t o outdoor play. Experts say, in addition to any allergy medications recommended by your pediatrician,t here are steps you can take to help allergic kids enjoy the outdoors. Encourage kids to go o utside in the early morning and evening when pollen counts are lower. Cool shades or sunglasses can prevent allerg ens from entering their eyes. Have them shower and wash their hair once they come back in. Kids should get at least 60 minutes of exercise every day, and its great if they can dos o outside for the fresh air and more room to play, said Dr. Jennifer Shu, a pediatrician and author of Heading Home with Your Newborn. For more tips and advice on getting kids outside, visit www.BeOutThere.org/Weathera nd www.BeOutThere.org. For more National Wildlife Federation news, visit: w ww.nwf.org/news. PLivingForecast: Mostly fun with scattered screams of delightW eather n ot an e xcuse t o play indoors 1. Youwanttosavemoney.Hundredsofdollarsincouponsavingseveryweek.2 Youneedanewjob.Ourclassifiedshavethelatestjoblistings.3. Youveoutgrownyourapartment.Ourclassifiedslistthehottesthomes&apartments.4. Yourcariskaput.Usedcarsforeverybudgetinourclassifieds.5. Youecravingsomethingnew.Weshowcaserestaurants,events,movies&more (Eventhoughthereare100ofreasons,welgiveyou10togetyourattention)6. Youwanttoknowthescore.CheckoutourSportssectiontostayuptodate.7. Youwantyourvoiceheard.Sendusalettertotheeditor,youwillbeheard.8. Youwanttostayuptospeed.Ifithappening,werecoveringit.9. Youneedtheforecast.CheckoutourWeatherPageforup-to-dateweather.10. Youneedaprofessional.OurProfessionalServiceDirectoryhasyoucovered. Call:863-385-6155