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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.comSEBRING Pamela J. Kirouac pats the back of the barber chair in front of herve been in this chair for 30 years,she said,then pointed to the large plate glass window looking onto the street, inside looking out. Kirouac has owned and operated the Off The Top barber shop at 117 N. Ridgewood Drive for 25 of those years. She cuts anyones hair,children and adults. Just no pets,she grinned. Kirouac bought the business in 1988,from the couple for whom she had worked since 1983. There have been a lot of changes since Ive S unday, April 28, 2013Volume 94/Number 51 | 75 cents B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Since its inception just over a year ago, the Highlands County YMCA Biggest Loser Challenge h as become more than just a weight loss campaign but a way to change a persons life for the better. E ric Marshall was named the Biggest Loser for this years challenge put on b y YMCA Program Director and fitness instructor Laura VanFleet. VanFleet has challenged dozens of individuals over the past 18 months with lifestyle changes a nd healthier choices,and Marshall has definitely exceeded VanFleets expectations,as well as his own. During VanFleets third Biggest Loser Challenge, Marshalls efforts and dedic ated attitude to become a healthier man paid off. M arshall had lost 47 pounds and a total of 20 percent of his body fat at the end of the challenge in early April. T he accomplishment wasnt an easy one. In fact,it almost didnt get started. I got an e-mail from t he Sebring Chamber of Commerce about the Biggest Loser Challenge.I saw it and kind of just set it aside. It was in the back of my mind for a NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 www.newssun .com Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com 099099401007 Lets pottyTips to help y ou and your child through the trails of t oilet training B 12Thank youSchool board pays tribute to volunteers A2 HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 5 5 7 7 A return to the field at Webber University made for a return to glory as Lake Placid destroyed DeSoto 11-0 Thursday to win t he district championship for the first time in seven years s ince the last time a district tournament was played at Webber. They will host Tampa Catholic in the Class 4A regional q uarterfinals Wednesday. Green Dragons roll to title SP ORTS, B1BEING A LOSER CAN BE GOOD FOR YOU Details, A12 Rainy. Low 86 High 64 Forecast BusinessB5 ClassifiedsA9 Community BriefsA2 CrosswordB11 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA4 EnvironmentB6 HoroscopeB11 Lottery NumbersA2 MoviesB10 MusicB7 Pause & ConsiderB11 Places to WorshipB8 Index Online Yes 69.4% No 30.6% Total votes: 170 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at This weeks question: Should Sun N Lake have a full-time fire department? Next question: Should the legislature pass a proposed bill that would streamlime the death penalty process? Courtesy photos Before and after:Eric Marshall lost 47 pounds in the latest YMCAs Biggest Loser competition. Inside By BARRY FOSTER N ews-Sun correspondentA VON PARK Tori Trinder is well on her way to becoming the newest executive director of the Greater Avon Park Chamber ofC ommerce. They have made an offer and Ive accepted,Trinder said. Now we just have to finish out details of the contract. Shes no stranger to the post,having served as interim director since the retirement of her predecessor, Laura Wade,in January. Trinder said that the time has given her the opportunity to see the inner workings of the business organization and has given her a feel for what has been working well,what could use some improvement and some new ideas which may not yet have been tried. During the past few months,Trinder has taken the opportunity to develop a business plan for the chamber with an eye toward the future. Trinder said the plan revolves around more member services,better use of technology,additional events in the City of Charm and perhaps even some training classes. Understand,this all will Trinder tapped to lead AP Chamber Final details still being worked out See BIGGEST,A6 See TRINDER,A6 Three decades pass in the snip of a scissors See MANY,A7 News-sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Pam Kirouac has looked out onto Ridegewood Drive for thirty years, and has seen many changes. She said her business is the oldest in downtown Sebring, operating in its original location.
C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c email@example.comS EBRING This year alone,school volunteers donated 50,000 hours of theirt ime helping to educate the students of Highland C ountys schools. Their work saved the school district $500,000,Bonnie Johns said. S he is Deputy Superintendent Rodney Hollingers executive secretary and was the master of ceremonies at the school board chamber ceremonyh onoring 17 individuals selected as outstanding volunteers of the year. Each school chose a volunteer from among their own. Theseg enerous people performed a variety of tasks over the s chool year,from helping in the school office,to helpingt eachers prepare for classes, to tutoring and counseling children. When Chris Doty,principal of Hill-Gustat MiddleS chool,introduced Suzanne Armand,for example,he said she was at the school so often I thought she worked for me. I didnt know she was av olunteer. Mark Wolf volunteers at Sebring High School as the assistant band master. Its unreal the amount of time he gives,said Anne Lindsay, the schools principal. He is at every program,game and competition. He probably spends 1,000 hours with the band every year. I cant thank you enough. Tobey Smoak donated 516 h ours to Cracker Trail Elementary. Among other c ontributions,she began the Poll Parent Program. Tina Barber from Fred W ild Elementary is considered a true treasure.Barber h elps students make up math and was a proctor during the FCAT this year. She spends t wo days a week at the school. Pamela Zipperer volunteers at the Kindergarten Learning Center. She retiredf rom the cafeteria and now shes back for free,said Richard Kogelschatz,the schools dean. Karen LaCourt at Lake C ountry Elementary works with small groups. She was d escribed as a blessing. Marianne Reason of Lake P lacid Elementary works with the kids one on one. The teachers love her,said Carey Conner,the schools principal. J eanette Furman is considered Memorial Elementarys school mom. Park Elementary Principal Brenda Longshore quotedo utstanding volunteer Clara Boone. If I can help someone,then my life is fulfilled. My lifes purpose is to help others. Sun N Lake volunteer Camille Schaffer goes beyond the call of duty. Wre so proud to have her as volunteer of the year,said Principal Linda Laye. JoAnne DuBose was chosen by Woodlawn Elementary S chool. If I could be blessed with a fraction of her comm itment,and a small portion of her energy,MelissaB lackman,assistant principal,said. Arnold Davis is an icon and role model at Avon Park Middle where he counselss tudents during lunch time, three times a week. Diana Thompson began the Girl Talk Programat Lake Placid Middle. Thank youv ery much for your impact and positive outlook,said Assistant Principal Michael Halpern. Four volunteers were unable to attend:Lucy Miller of Avon Elementary; Te-Ara Hunter of Sebring Middle School; Robert Crews of Avon Park High; and Steve Bullard of Lake Placid High School. 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PB:Power Ball Lottery Center Community Briefs Car wash to benefit Tanner fundS EBRING The Debree Family and Desoto City Volunteer Fire Department are hosting a car washf undraiser for Jonny JT Tanner and family at 10 a .m. today until the last vehicle comes through at 4612 Desoto Road. This fundraiser will help with medical bills and futurec osts. Tanner was a victim of a h it and run accident. He remains in critical condi-t ion in Lakeland Regional Hospital.Change of Pace hosts Caregivers LuncheonSEBRING Caring for a loved one with Alzheimers or another type of demen-t ia? Change of Pace is h osting its first Caregivers A ppreciation Luncheon f rom 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p .m. Tuesday. RSVP at 382-1188. Change of Pace is at 4514 Hammock Road.Whats Up to discuss Fox 13 TV showSEBRING The Sebring Community Redevelopment Agencyw ill host its monthly Whats Up Downtown S ebring?meeting at 5:30 p .m. Tuesday at Weight W atchers (211 Circle Park D rive,No. 7; upstairs) to d iscuss the FOX 13 TV Shos visit and live television airing that will take place in Circle Park from 6-10 a.m. May 17. Highlands County Commissioner Don Elwel l w ill discuss county items o f interest,including the Highlands County Tourism Development Council. Also,Sebring Fire Chief Brad Batz will discuss the recent fire in Downtown Sebring. T he meetings are to dis cuss events and happenings within the Downtown Sebring area. These monthly Whats Up Downtown?meetings are open to the public. Anyon e with an interest in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend.SNO features artist/writerS EBRING Scribes Night Out moderator Lynn Ullin has asked artist and writer Christine Yarbour t o be the featured reader at 6 p .m. today at Brewsters Coffee House. Y arbour will read from her new novel,which nea rs c ompletion. The public is invited to a rrive early,enjoy good coffee,good listening and good reading. If you are a writer,con s ider reading (approxim ately five minutes) in the open mike program segment. For more information, c ontact Art Lefkowitz at 3 85-1554.Night of Stars showcases achievementsAVON PARK Avon Park High Schools annual Night of Starswill be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at Continued on A5 SBHC honors outstanding volunteers N ews-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY M ark Wolf, volunteer of the year at Sebring High School, gets a kiss from board member Jan Shoop. Wolf volunteers as the high schools assistant bandmaster. BY BRENDAN FARRINGTON Associated PressTALLAHASSEE While the GOP on the national level discusses whether it needs to change its messaging to appeal to a broader base, Republicans in the Florida House are clearly sticking with a conservative social agenda. They voted to send a message to Congress and President Barack Obama to keep their hands off citizens guns in the wake of the Newtown,Conn.,elementary school shootings. In addition, the House is considering a bill that would allow guns in schools. It already has sent the Senate three bills aimed at protecting fetuses,along with another that would speed up the death penalty. Then theres the bill the chamber passed to ban Shariah,or Islamic law,and other foreign laws from being applied in state courts, though theres no evidence judges have used foreign law against Floridians. e dont need to change our principles; we do need to communicate that there is compassionate reason for some of the things that we do and why we hold to those principles,Rep. Dennis Baxley,R-Ocala,said. Principles are the foundation upon which you build, and thats a pragmatic choice to have the right foundation in place. Thats what value issues are all about. Democrats say the focus on conservative social issues in the House distracts from more serious and immediate issues facing the state,such as the economy and unemployment. The challenge back to our Republican colleagues is to say,Look,what does this do to advance the dialogue of making Florida better?said Rep. Alan Williams. I dont think it does a whole lot. Right now we should be focused on how do we come out of this recession as a stronger,better Florida. Williams,D-Tallahassee, said the conservative agenda doesnt reflect the states moderate makeup or the message voters sent by backing Obama in the past two elections. I understand that they feel that they have to stick to their conservative core values,but Florida is a very moderate state,Williams said. We miss the mark when we focus on bills like speeding up the death penalty,when we focus on a lot of the abortion issues,when we dont expand Medicaid. House Democrats did join Republicans on one abortion bill sent to the Senate. The measure (HB 1129ould require medical care for newborns surviving botched abortions. Fla. House not backing down on conservative agenda News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Fourteen of the 17 outstanding volunteers of the year. Each individual received a certificate of thanks and a book in their n ame was donated to their school. The volunteers, in alphabetical order, are: Suzanne Armand; Tina Barber; Clara Boone; Arnold Davis; JoAnne Debose; Jeanette Furman; Karen LaCourt; Marianne Reason; Camille Schaffer; Tobey Smoak; D iane Thompson; Mark Wolf; and Pamela Zipperer.
C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Sara Canali recently participated in the Ms. Wheelchair Pageant att he Hilton Carillon Park Hotel in St. Petersburg. T here were nine contestants from all over the state of Florida in the pageant onA pril 5-6.It was based on the persons platform about d isability awareness. It was not a beauty pageant. This was the first time S ebrings Canali participated in the contest. She spoke about how important it is for c olleges,universities and programs for people with l earning disabilities to provide wheelchair accessible transportation. In her experiences with the local college, she is unable to participatei n field trips with the Art Club because the college only has regular vans and there is not a wheelchairaccessible van available to accommodate her. My grandparents can b ring me,but thats not being independent,Canali s aid. Highlands County is limited on transportation services for people with disabilities. Vans are available form edical appointments or other health needs but there are no services for people in wheelchairs who need to shop or work,let aloneo btain a higher education, according to Canali. I took a tour at College Living Experience School in Jacksonville,she said. They provide assistance for students with disabilities for academics and living skills. They dont have wheelchair accessible vans either. They take students to the college,grocery shopping and social outings. They also teach students how to take public transportation. Staffa re available to assist with trips to doctors. T he college focuses primarily on individuals with learning disabilities and nott hose with physical disabilities. They do assist people w ith cerebral palsy. Canali has cerebral palsy and a processing disorder,b ut she needs to use a wheelchair in order to get around. That program should m eet all needs including physical disabilities,not just f ocus on learning disabilities,Canali said. During the contest on April 5,Canali met Mayra Paulina Reyes,Ms.W heelchair of 2011,for the first time in person. They has been friends through email. e have a lot in common. Mayra read my article when I got my GED in 2010,a nd shes also going for her GED and has cerebral palsy. S he tried to help me by giving me confidence to give my speech. So were helping each other,Canali said. The next day,Canali and t he other contestants met with a coach to practice giving their speeches. They also heard speakers on womens health,health fitness,dis-a bility policies and judging sessions. I knew one of the judges that I havent seen in 10 years. She is my friend Robyn,who used to work at Shriners when I was a patient there. She is one of my role models. She has CP, graduated with a BA in journalism,does paralympics and is an adaptive sports coach at a local YMCA. I met some people who have graduated from college witha degree and they are inspiring as well,Canali stated. C amile Araujo was crowned Ms. Wheelchair 2013. She served 11 yearsf or the Miami-Dade Police Department. She was in a c ar accident that left her paralyzed from the chest down. Even though I didnt win, I had a good time,a great learning experience and met many inspiring people. I h ope to attend Ms. Wheelchair Pageant next y ear,Canali said. Canali was sponsored at the contest by Central Barber Styling,Special STARS of Highlands Countya nd Charla Ellerker, Disabilities Specialist counselor of South Florida State College. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, April 28, 2013Page A3 MARTIAL ARTS (pp only summer camp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 3 3 5 5 1 1 SAS ROOFING 7 HOME IMPROVEMENT; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; main A; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 4 4 9 9 Canali uses pageant to discuss problems in transportation for disabled Courtesy photo Sara Canali, of Sebring, (third from the left) poseswith other contestants who participated in the Ms. Wheelchair Pageant in St. Petersburgon April 6. Special to the News-SunS outh Florida State Colleges Community Education Department is offering an Alcohol Drug Accident PreventionT raining (ADAPT) course for first-time drivers license applicants. The four-hour course will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.S aturday,May 4 at the SFSC Desoto Campus, 2 252 N.E. Turner Ave., Arcadia; and Saturday, May 18 at the SFSCH ardee Campus,2968 U.S. 17 N.,Bowling G reen. The fee is $38 and may be paid by cash,check,or credit card. The college is also o ffering a Safe Driving Accident Prevention P rogram (SDAPP) course for drivers who have received a traffic citation,w ere court ordered to attend,or were involved i n a traffic accident and issued a ticket. The course is also o ffered to senior citizens who wish to brush up on current laws or get a disc ount on car insurance. Senior citizens should c heck with their insurance companies to see if they qualify. The four-hour courses will be held from 5:30-9 :30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8 at the SFSC DeSoto Campus,2252 N.E. Turner Ave., Arcadia; from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at the SFSCH ighlands Campus,600 W. College Drive,Avon P ark; and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at the Hardee Campus,2968 U.S. 17 N., Bowling Green. T he fee is $43 and may be paid by cash,check,or credit card. The Community Education Department isa lso offering a 12-hour Advanced Driver Improvement Course for drivers who have a suspended license or who have too many points on their license. The course will be held from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Tuesday,May 21,and Thursday,May 23 at the SFSC Hardee Campus, 2968 U.S. 17 N.,Bowling Green. The fee is $145. Pre-registration is required for all classes. Participants may register in Building B on the Highlands Campus or at any SFSC campus or center. For more information, contact the Community Education office at 7847388. SFSC offers driving courses S pecial to the News-SunS EBRING The United States Police Canine Association (USPCA chosen Highlands County to hold their Region IC ertification and Field Trials. The event will be May 20-24 and will be hosted by the Highlands County Sheriffs Office.T he competition is expected to draw officer/canine teams from across Florida and South Georgia. HCSO Lieutenant Jim McGann,supervisor of theH CSO Canine Unit,is pleased to have this event in H ighlands County. We are relatively new members of the USPCA so we are hon-o red to be selected to host this competition. W hile competition headquarters will be the Chateau Elan Hotel,individual events will take place at various locations throught he county. All events begin at 8 a.m. O bedience and Agility will be Monday,May 20 and Box Searches andA rticles will be Tuesday, May 21 at the Softball C omplex on Martin Luther King Boulevard. Also on May 21 will be Detector Dogs Vehicles at Sebring Raceway and Airport.W ednesday,May 22 will be Apprehension without Gunfire at Softball Complex on MLK,and at the Raceway will beD etector Dogs Inside Rooms. Apprehension with Gunfire will be Thursday, May 23 at the Softball Complex on MLK The highlight of the week w ill be a public display featuring all competitors at t heir finest. This event will take place on May 23 at the Sebring High SchoolF ootball Stadium and will begin at 7 p.m. Further d etails on this event will follow.The week concludes with an invitation-only awards luncheon on Friday, May 24 at the Chateau ElanH otel. All events,including the p ublic display are free and open to the public. For more information,contactM cGann at 402-7463. USPCA to hold regional certification t rials in Highlands By JOSH LEDERMAN Associated PressWASHINGTON President Barack Obama says the congressional fix for widespread flight delays is an irresponsible way to govern, but hes prepared to sign the legislation that lawmakers fast-tracked. He says the bipartisan bill to end furloughs of air traffic controllers is a Band-Aid solution rather than a lasting answer to this years $85 billion in across-the-board spending cuts known as the sequester. The cuts have affected all federal agencies,and flight delays last week left thousands of travelers frustrated and furious and Congress feeling pressured to respond. Republicans claimed victory when the sequester first took effect,and now theve decided it was a bad idea all along,Obama said in his weekly radio and Internet address,aired Saturday. He singled out the GOP even though the bill passed with overwhelming Democratic support in both the House and Senate. The president scolded lawmakers for helping the Federal Aviation Administration while doing nothing to replace other cuts that he said harm federal employees,unemployed workers and preschoolers in Head Start. Rushed through Congress with remarkable speed,the bill marked a shift for Democrats who had hoped the impact of the cuts would increase pressure on Republicans to reverse the broad cuts. There are some in the Obama administration who thought inflicting pain on the public would give the president more leverage to avoid making necessary spending cuts,and to impose more tax hikes on the American people,said Rep. Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania in the Republican address. Associated PressMIAMI Federal wildlife officials are reviewing a South Florida butterfly survey that concluded that five rare species have vanished. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service hired entomologist Marc Minno to perform the survey. In reports filed late last year, Minno concluded that the Zestos skipper,the rockland Mesks skipper,the Zarucco duskywing,the nickerbean blue and the Bahamian swallowtail apparently had disappeared for good in Florida. Rare butterflies may be extinct Obama: Flight delay fix a Band-Aid
C M Y K TODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. firstname.lastname@example.orgD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. email@example.com BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. firstname.lastname@example.org EDITORIAL& OPINION N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. email@example.com V ICKIE WATSONExt. firstname.lastname@example.orgM ITCH COLLINSExt. email@example.com A DVERTISING Page A4News-SunSunday, April 28, 2013www.newssun.com O ne of the nice things I like about being a writer is that I can be very flexible when it comes to my time. I have written at all hourso f the day, under all kinds of circumstances, in different places. Try that with your boss. This flexibility has a d ownside, however. Its easy to get up and think, I have all day to write. It hen spend the day doing all kinds of important things such as spendingt ime on Facebook or playing word games. Later in t he day, I look back and smack my forehead. Why didnt I get anythingd one? In an effort to help me o ut, Don sat me down and together we put together a schedule for me to follow. It has time for writing, time for housework, timet o (ugh other things. We even p lugged play time and reading into the schedule, so that I wouldnt have toq uit my iPod games cold turkey. I ve tried to follow the schedule, but I keep running into problems. One is I m supposed to be writing early in the morning several days a week, but Im finding myself listening to Barry Foster on AM 730a nd struggling to get my brain started. Theoretically I could listen to Barry and write at the same time, but I havent quite pulled it offy et. And the time we set a side for exercise? I made it once since we put thes chedule in place. I admit to feeling slightly guilty about that. But it seems when the schedule gets knocked off-kilter ands omething has to be pitched, exercise gets picked. I recently discovered another flaw in the sched-u le. While we tried to include every possible thing that I can do or should be doing, we left out something pretty important. We did not schedule any naptime for me. T o understand my affinity for naps, you have to understand that I am a night person forced to live in a world run by day peo-p le. This means that Id like to stay up late and sleep in. While I have thes taying up late part down, life keeps interfering with my desire to sleep in. S o around the middle of the afternoon Im often s tarting to flag. This is where the strong desire to drop everything and take as nooze is the strongest. If I dont at least lay down for a bit then I finish out the day feeling somewhat cranky. I am not a very fun person to be around when Im cranky. I dont know why people are down on midday naps f or adults. We encourage kids to take naps, so why do we have to stop theh abit when were adults? A siesta in the middle of the d ay has the potential to reenergize one without resorting to caffeine. w ww.webmd.com has an article that talks about naps and their benefits to ones creativity and energy levels. T ake a stand with me for naps. Or better yet, lay down. Even a short 15to 20-minute snooze will recharge your bodys bat-t eries. Lets encourage employers throughout the c ountry to accommodate the afternoon nap! T heres more that can be said about this subject, but its getting to the middle of the afternoon. I hear a nap calling me. And I ama nswering the call. If only exercise had a louder voice. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted bye -mail at bookwormlady@ e mbarqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those oft he staff of the News-Sun. In defense of naps Lauras Look Laura Ware Political correctness will be another nail in coffinEditor: Please stop calling the Tsarnaev brothers radical Muslims as though theyw ere somebody special. They are true Muslims to the core in that they exemplify the mind of the founder of Islam, Muhammad. Anythingl ess would be forsaking true Islam. Moderates and peace-loving Muslims are offensive to their own religion.. The Islam religion has never been from its beginning with Muhammad to this day peace loving. Read the Quran and history! Political correctness will be another nail in the coffin of the United States of America. Tolerance is sure death, destruction and defeat. Wake up America. Frank Parker SebringGun owners will be ready for 2014Editor: The recent U.S. Senate vote on anti-second amendment gun control legislation left little doubt which side the various Senators were on. The vote of John McCain w as interesting. He sided with the gun control crowd. J ohn McCain just showed the anti-gun colors that many Republicans suspected he had back in 2008. What about the GOPPresidentialc andidate in 2012, Mitt Romney? The same Mitt Romney who passed antisecond amendment legislation as governor ofM assachusetts. Neither candidate was considered a stalwart defender of gun rights by many politically active gun owners. Both McCain and Romney were considered the lesser evil compared to Obama by gun rights groups, but gun owners didnt see it. In 2012 many gun owners in swing states like Florida and Ohio saw little difference between Obama and Romney on guns so they voted based on other issues. The loss of these and other pro-gun swing states cost Romney the election. Lawabiding gun owners will, however, be galvanized in the next two elections by the attacks on them and their rights by the elitist left. The past elections should be a cautionary tale for both parties. For the democrats, as long as you shut up about g uns like Obama did during his first term, you can win e lections. When you attack second amendment rights like in 1994 you lose ... badly. For the Republicans, running candidates who pre-t end to be pro-gun candidates results in lost elections. How many times do voters have to remind both partiest hat not supporting the Second Amendment will cost them? Millions of gun owners refuse to be blamed by the media and politicians for the actions of criminals. These same gun owners are passionate about their inalienable rights and in many cases are single issue voters. The gun issue. Gun owners will be ready for the 2014 elections because punishing anti-gun politicians at the polls is almost as much fun as a day at the range. Every law-abiding citizen should try both. It will put a smile on your face, I guarantee it. Dana B. Orr Avon ParkPolitically correct cowards in WashingtonEditor: I t is past time for the Politically Corrects in W ashington to tell America the truth about the terrorists. Not all Muslims are terrorists, but most terrorists are Muslims. To hear all the PCsi n Washington speak they want us to believe that they must be Christians, Jews, Tea Party people, anyone but a Muslim. T housands of Americans have died in Iraq, Afghanistan and in America at the hands of terrorists. We should remember forever the photo of the Boston bomber walking past the crowd at the finish line moments before the explosion that killed and injured innocent Americans. The PCs in Washington do not want you to ask who did this, just move along and dont ask any questions about terrorists. It only takes one terrorists to kill and injure hundreds, if not thousands, of innocent Americans. If there are any honest speaking politicans in Washington they would be telling Americans the truth about who the terrorists are and not try to hide behind the PC banner of we must not offend a class of people. Some of our schools of higher learning are teaching that the Jews and Americans are the enemy, not the terrorists that continue to kill and injure innocent Americans. Are we to feel safe at any major event knowing that terrorists may be there with the intent to kill innocent Americans. It is time to stand up to the PC politicans in Washington and if they do not speak out with the truth about who the enemy is that wants to kill all Americans, vote them out of office as they are not there to protect Americans but to hide behind their PC desk. John Larsen Sebring 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solely the opinion of that author and not necessarily the opinion of the staff or editors of the News-Sun All items will run on a first-come basis as space permits, although more timely ones could be moved up. On April 10, t he State of Florida executed a man held on death row for 32 years.Between 1980 when he was convicted of kidnappinga nd murdering 10-year-old Eliza Nelson and 1990 he w as re-sentenced three times. It still took another 23 years. This is not a discussion a bout the death penalty. The death penalty is a fact of law, w hether you approve of it or not. n that context we feel a critical issue is the amount of time that passes between sentence and execution. O nce jury or judge have made a decision as to an indiv iduals guilt or innocence, and a reasonable appeals process settles all the legali ssues concerning evidence, witnesses and competent c ounsel, it should not take decades to follow through on the death penalty. For examp le, one death row inmate has been awaiting execution since he was sentenced in 1974 39 years. According to the Florida D epartment of Corrections website, currently there are 405 individuals on death row 249 white men and 148 black men. Thirteen are classified as other. There are f ive women on Floridas death row. Since 1979, when the U.S. Supreme reinstituted the states right to execute con-v icted criminals, Florida has put 74 people to death. On average, those who are s entenced to death row live 13.22 years before facing the executioner. T en years just too much wasted time. W e do not favor a fast track into the execution chamber it is a sin for thes tate to kill an innocent man or woman. We strongly feel t he state must prove guilt, as opposed to a suspect proving his or her innocence. Once a suspect is proven guilty, however, and had anh onest appeal process to be sure the trial was fair, we can s ee no reason to drag things out for years. It is cruel to the families of v ictims, who need justice in order to find some peace. It is u nfair to society because any possible lesson is lost over the long years of delay. It is u nfairest of all to the victims, who by the time their killer is executed often have faded from the publics eye. Why should convicted murderersb ecome better known than the people they kill? Justice must come quickly if it is to truly act as a deterrent. Rotting on death row a waste of space and time
C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING The United Way of Central Florida Highlands County division recently received a $1 million planned gift to be added to its endowment. The gift,which has been thoughtfully and carefully placed in an investment account by the Highlands County board,is to be used to support United Way programs in Highlands County. Only a portion of the earnings from this investment will be used each year in order to allow the endowment to continue to grow. The expressed wish of the donor family was to remain anonymous. This generous gift is an example of planned giving, another way you can support your United Way. By including United Way of Central Florida in your will or estate plans,you ensure that your support continues long after your death. United Way receives $1 million planned gift www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, April 28, 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 FLORIDINO'S PP; 5.542"; 3"; Black; main ff rhr top new name; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 1 1 8 8 Stephenson Nelson ****; 7.444"; 5"; Black; would dad; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 3 3 0 0 Check us out on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun and C ourtesy photo Highlands County Sheriffs Office Sgt. Dave Stewart (frontr ow, middle) finishes sixth in state competition at the Florida SWAT Association event earlier this month. S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING The Highlands County Sheriffs Office recently sent one of its Special Weapons And Tactics( SWAT) Team Snipers to participate in the Florida SWAT Associations Spring Shootout. The event was held in Orlando and drew competitors from law enforce-m ent agencies across the state. S gt. Dave Stewart finished sixth in the individual competition in a field of 32 com-p etitors. The event spanned two d ays and included eight individual events. Each event was designed to test the snipers fitness level,speed, endurance,marksmanship and problem solving ability. The snipers were required to maneuver through obstaclesw hile carrying their equipment and fire on targets ranging from 15 to 500 yards away. Each target was different in size and appearance s ome as large as a human, some as small as a wooden dowel. The different events were set up to mimic scenarios the sniper might have to dealw ith in an actual SWAT incident. S ince Stewart went to the competition as an individual, he was paired up with a part-n er from the Orlando Police Department to compete in the t wo-man team events. Together they finished a respectable 12th overall as a team. HCSO sniper shines in state competition S gt. David Stewart sixth out of 32 Obituaries the high school. It will be an evening of showcasing the academic achieve-m ents of our students. There will be free food and drawings for prizes. A ll students and parents can come and enjoy this evening.Sign up night set for Cub ScoutsSEBRING The Gulf Ridge Council,Boy Scouts of America willh old a Cub Scout sign up at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Kindergarten Learning Centers cafeteria,3560 U.S. 27 South. All boys entering first grade in the fall of 2013 through fifth grade arew elcome to attend. Come out and learn all about Scouting. For more informat ion about Cub Scouts or Boy Scouts in Highlands County,contact Julie Diaz at( 863) 370-7608 or email@example.com.Host an exchange studentWorld Heritage Student Exchange Program,a non-profit,public benefit organization,is seeking local host fam-i lies for high school boys and girls from Spain,Germany,Thailand, Norway,China,Russia,France,the former Soviet Republics,Denmark,Italy, Sweden and more. H ost families are asked to include the student as a member of their family. Couples,single parents and families with and without children in the home a re all encouraged to host. You can choose a student for a semester or for the school year. E ach World Heritage exchange student is fully insured,brings his/her ownp ersonal spending money and expects to contribute to his/her share of household responsibilities,as well as being included in normal family activities and lifestyles. The students are excited tol earn about America by livingit. Imagine a world of peace and greater u nderstanding. Imagine yourself as part of the solution. Todays teens are t omorros parents,international business people and possibly even future p olitical leaders. Please share your corner of America by hosting a World Heritage exchange student and helpingt hem experience life in your area. For more information,call local World H eritage area representative Maggie Japinoski at (407800 888-9040 toll free. Also visit www.whHosts.com for more informa-t ion.Events planned at lodges, postsL AKE PLACID The American Legion Post 25 will host music by Jimmy Black from 5-8 p .m. today. Casino trip set for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday. Call 655-0232 for details. For m ore information,call 465-0975. T he VFW Post 3880 Mens Auxiliary m eets at 7 p.m. Thursday. Music by B ud Followell on Friday; call for time. Get tickets early for baby-back ribs being served at 5:30 p.m. ($7 for halfr ack and $10 for full rack). For more information,call 699-5444. S EBRING The Sebring Moose Lodge 2259 will host NASCAR on the screen (call for time) and corn hole game from 3-6 p.m. today. For more information,call 655-3920. The Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4300 will host karaoke with Mega S oundz from 5-8 p.m. today. Music by Frank Ewill be from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday. For details,call 385-8902. S ebring Recreation Club,333 Pomegranate Ave.,will host ice cream shuffleboard at 6:30 p.m. Monday. For more information,call 385-2966. VFW Post 4300 will host music by Chrissy from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday.M usic by Gary Oliver from 6-9 p.m. Friday. Kentucky Derby Day is Saturday with mint juleps and a prize for Best Hat contest. The race fun starts at 3 p.m. Honor Guard,Bobs famousm eatloaf from 5-7 p.m. Music by Todd Allen from 6-9 p.m. For details,call 385-8902. Continued from A2 Community Briefs JACQUELINE T ILLMAN Jacqueline Jackie F eyes Tillman,age 66, passed away on Thursday, April 25,2013 in Lakeland, Fla. She was born in Wilkinsburg,Pa. on March2 6,1947 to Alex and Elsie (Arendasyes. A resident o f Vero Beach,Fla. since 1947,she graduated from Vero BeachH igh School in 1965. She received a n Associate in Arts Degree from Lakeland Institute ofF ine Arts. She was a receptionist for Rissman,Barrett,Hurt, D onahue & McLain,P.A. in Vero Beach,Fla. for 14 y ears. She was a member of St. Helens Catholic Church in Vero Beach and a member of the Indian River County chapter of MADDw here she served as a state representative. She also worked with the Indian River County Sheriff's Department Victims Assistance program. She moved to Sebring, F la. in 2005 to be closer to her only sister. For the last e ight years,she was employed with South Florida State College,Avon Park,Fla.,where she served as a case data specialist,P anther Youth Partners. She was a member of St. Catherine Catholic Church in Sebring and a member of the Eagles Club. She had a knack for quoti ng movies and a passion for searching on Google. S he was a fiery,independent woman,who fought for what she believed to be important. With that fighting spirit,she was nevera fraid to offer her opinion, even if you didnt ask for it. H er booming laugh and jubilant voice often preceded her into ar oom. Those who knew her will most l ikely remember her contagious smile and unending compass ion. And though we lost her light here on earth,heaven just became t hat much more interesting. She is survived by her o nly daughter and son-inlaw,Trinity (Hundredmark) and Joseph Fitzpatrick of Atlanta,Ga.; her sister,Dr. Deborah Fuschetti ofS ebring,Fla.; and granddaughter,Elsa Fitzpatrick. Visitation will be held on Sunday,April 28,2013 from 5-7 p.m. at the Stephenson-Nelson Funeral Home with service at St.C atherine Catholic Church on Monday,April 29,2013 a t 11 a.m. with Father Peter Sheehan officiating. A graveside service will take place at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens in Fort Pierce,Fla.o n Tuesday,April 30,2013 at 1 p.m. Arrangements entrusted to StephensonNelson Funeral Home, Sebring,Fla. Tillman BARBARA R IGGLEMAN A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday,May 1 for Barbara L. (BobbyR iggleman,of Lake Placid,who died Feb. 2,2013 at the age of 72. Bobby was born F eb. 6,1940 in Columbus,Ohio,to John and Thelma Lykings. She was the manager of human resources forU .S. Shoe Corp. and Elder Beerman Retail prior to retiring in 1993 and moving to Lake Placid with her husband,James. She was a member of the AmericanL egion Auxiliary,Ladies of the Elks and the VFW Auxiliary. S he was preceded in death by her parents,sonin-law David Schweller and granddaughter Nikki Schweller,both ofW ilmington,Ohio. She is survived by her husband of 48 years,James; daughter,Dawn Carl (Skip)o f Lake Placid; granddaughters, Haley Carl of Lake Placid and Leah M. Schweller Carpenter (Don);g reatgrandchildren, Katelynn,Brooke,Kelly and D.J. The memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday,May 1 atT rinity Lutheran Church,25 Lakeview St.,Lake Placid. Riggleman The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN
C M Y K have to be approved by the board and I have not presented any of this to them yet, she cautioned. A graduate of Avon Park High School,Trinder attended Florida State University, worked for a time at Walt Disney World then went into the local financial world both at SunTrust and Highlands Independent banks. Most recently,she has been doing information technology consulting,which leads to the direction she would like to take the chamber. I think we could make better use of Internet and technology even automation,she said. In addition to using the Internet for marketing, Trinder said plans are under way to work more closely with her fellow chamber executives in Sebring and Lake Placid. Plans are being formulated to hold additional tri-chamber events and for Trinder to get together with Greater Sebring Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Steve Nyhan and Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Eileen May on a more regular basis to see how they can maximize their efforts by working together. Because most of the big Avon Park chamber events have already taken place, Trinder said it would give the organization time to implement and perfect programs before the season picks up again in the fall. The one large event yet to be taken care of is the chambers annual banquet that will be in June. Although the serving as the director for the chamber and working for a board is a bit different from her past jobs,Trinder said she is looking forward to it. I think this is going to be good. I love a challenge,she said. Reportedly,things have started moving forward,with more volunteers already working at the chamber offices. Trinder said more things will be nailed down following the next meeting of the chamber board. Page A6News-SunSunday, April 28, 2013www.newssun.com SFSC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, associa te degree; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 1 1 7 7 0 0 CENTRAL SECURITY; 3.639"; 3"; Black plus three; process, $199 special; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 2 2 5 5 C hateau Elan Hotel; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, mothers day; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 4 4 0 0 w hile,but I actually waited until the very last minute to sign up. I wasnt going to doi t,Marshall said. After completing his first 5 K run on day one of the Challenge,Marshall discovered a confidence and drivei n himself that hadnt ever emerged before. Marshall said completing the run felt g ood and he was surprised at his completion time of 37.9 m inutes. Marshall began his journey on the Biggest Loser Challenge at 227 pounds with approximately 27 per-c ent body fat. Marshall is a type 1 diabetic,diagnosed when he was 13. At the time Marshall started his challenge,his metabolic age was 44 and he was using more than 100 units of insulin ad ay. When I saw my metaboli c age I just thought Wow. Im only 29,Marshall said. The ah-ha moment put Marshall in an even higher gear,giving him the motiva-t ion he needed to go at the challenge with everything he had. VanFleet created a diverse series of workouts that wereb oth fun and physically challenging for the 15 participants. Oh,she kept it interesting. There was a broad range of activities. We didnt ever know what we were getting into. She just told us where t o meet up and what to wear,Marshall said. There was never a dull moment. Marshall admits balancing a tough training regimen, early workout hours and a full-time job was a difficultt ask,but he managed to stick with it,despite the fact that t he first four weeks of the challenge were really brutal. His transformation was a jaw-dropper for sure,V anFleet said. The percentage of weight loss was great. The second-place winner wasnt even really close to what he lost. He is theB iggest Loser poster boy. The last challenge for the 13-week project was a second 5K run,which Marshall had no problem finishing. His new time was 24.4 minutes. Marshall lost a total of 47 p ounds over the course of t he Biggest Loser Challenge. His current metabolic age is now 19 years old. Getting healthy for m yself has becoming addicting. Im very active now. If you want to change,you have to try to want to changea nd you have to stay dedicated. If you dont,its just notg oing to work. You cant g ive up. I didnt know doing s omething just for myself, j ust to better myself,would inspire so many other people,but Im glad it has, Marshall said. Marshall received a $250 check,a one-year family membership to the YMCA,a gift basket full of Everglades Seasoning goodies,personal training sessions with V anFleet and many other items for his accomplishment. Marshall has also beenf eatured on the NBC Biggest L oser website, www.nbc.com/the-biggestloser/. The next Biggest Loser Challenge will take place later in the year. VanFleet is launching a Biggest Loser Boot Camp,which will last only six weeks rather than 13,on May 28. For more information on becoming a member of the Biggest Loser Challenge,contact the Highlands County YMCA at 382-9622 or visit www.highlandsymca.org/. Continued from A1 Continued from A1 C ourtesy photo Eric Marshall shows off his new look after losing 47 pounds and trimming his body fat by 20 percent. Eric Marshall Y MCA Biggest Loser challenge winnerIf you want to c hange,you have to t ry to want to c hange and you have to stay dedicated. If you dont,its just not g oing to work. You cant give up. Biggest Loser winner has new body, new outlook on life Trinder picked to take reins at Avon Park Chamber of Commerce
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, April 28, 2013Page A7 WELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, new cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 3 3 1 1 b een looking through the window,she said. K irouac would know. Moving here at 3 years of age with her family fromW heeling,W.Va.,Kirouac graduated from Sebring High S chool in 1981. Over time,she said, changes mostly had to do w ith business openings and closings. Back then downtown was a circle of different businesses,and there were a lot more (of them There were bad times, then good times. Were back to a trying time. I see a new business move in,and a month later there gone. I often say if youre not a needed business youre not going to survive downtown. Another challenge, K irouac said,is that downtown ebbs and flows with the t ourist season. Winter resident customers outnumber those who live here yearr ound,but my regulars keep the bills paid in the summ ers,she said. Kirouac wistfully remembers the hey-day of the annua l 24 Hours of Art festival held every November. When we used to do the art festival, the men would come in for haircuts while their wivesw ent browsing and shopping,she said. Hair styles have changed over the year too,Kirouac said. With little kids it usedt o be flat-tops and crew cuts, now there more into fades. Older men are wearing their hair much shorter if its thinning. Prices have risen. In the e arly 1980s,Kirouac said,a haircut cost $4; 30 years later a haircut costs $12. T hree decades takes its toll p hysically too. I dont know how much longer I can do this,Kirouac said. I have a bad back fromb ending my knees,and I stand on my feet and legs all day.She laughed and added, flapping my arms up and d own like a bird. Kirouac hopes to retire in five years from cutting hair, but right now shes content. Im so happy to have had it this long,she said. Continued from page A1 Many changes seen in area, business B y BEN FOX Associated PressABOARD THE HIGH SPEED VESSEL SWIFT Drug smugglers who race across the Caribbeani n speedboats will typically jettison their cargo when spotted by surveillance aircraft,hoping any chance of prosecuting them will van-i sh with the drugs sinking to the bottom of the sea. That may be a less winning tactic in the future. The U.S. Navy on Friday began testing two new aeri-a l tools,borrowed from the battlefields of Afghanistan a nd Iraq,that officials say will make it easier to detect,track and videotaped rug smugglers in action. One of the devices on d isplay aboard the High Speed Vessel Swift is a large,white balloon-like craft known as an aerostat, which is tethered up to2 ,000 feet (600 meters above the ships stern. The o ther tool on board for tests in the Florida Straits is a type of drone that can bel aunched by hand from the deck. T ogether,they expand the ability of Navy and Coast Guard personnel tos ee whats beyond their horizon,according to officials from both military b ranches and the contractors hoping to sell the d evices to the U.S. government. The devices should allow authorities to detect and monitor suspected drugs hipments from afar for longer sustained periods, giving them a better chance of stopping the smugglers. They also should allow them to make continuous v ideotapes that can be used in prosecutions. Being able to see them and watch what they are doing even before we gett here is going to give us an edge,said Chief Chris Sinclair,assistant officer in charge of a law enforcement detachment on boardt he Swift,a private vessel leased to the Navy that is about to begin a monthlong deployment to the southwestern Caribbean,tracking the busy smugglingr outes off Colombia and Honduras. C rews practiced launching and operating both systems before a small contin-g ent of news media on board the Swift,managing t o bring back video of vessels participating in a mock surveillance mission as well as radar and video images of the fishing char-t ers and sailboats that dot the choppy seas separating C uba from the U.S. mainland. Both the aerostat and the d rone have been used widely by the U.S. government f or overseas actions,but Harris and others aboard the Swift said neither hasb een used before by the Navy to conduct counterdrug operations. U nmanned aerial devices,however,are not n ew to the drug fight. U.S. Customs and Border Protection operates 10 Predator drones,including two based in CapeC anaveral,Florida,that patrol a wide swathe of the Caribbean through the Bahamas and down to south of Puerto Rico. US tries new aerial tools in Caribbean drug fight B y HOLBROOK MOHR Associated PressJACKSON,Miss. A M ississippi man whose home and business were searched as part of an investigation into poisoned letters sent to thep resident and others has been arrested in the case, according to the FBI. Everett Dutschke,41, was arrested about 12:50 a.m. Saturday at hisT upelo home by FBI special agents in connection w ith the letters,FBI spokeswoman Deborah Madden said. The letters,w hich allegedly contained ricin,were sent l ast week to President Barack Obama,Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi and earlier to an 80-year-oldM ississippi judge,Sadie Holland. M adden said FBI special agents arrested Dutschke (pronouncedD UHS-kee) without incident. She said additional q uestions should be directed to the U.S. attornes office. The office inO xford did not immediately respond to messages Saturday. D utschks attorney, Lori Nail Basham,did not i mmediately respond to phone or text messages Saturday. Basham said earlier this week that Dutschke was cooperat-i ng fullywith investigators. Dutschke has insisted he had nothing to do with the letters. FBI: Miss. man arrested in suspicious letters case News-Sun photo by CHRISTOHER TUFFLEY Pamela J. Kirouac cuts Robert Renners hair. In 30 years, Kirouac has seen hair styles change. Renner keeps to the old ways.
C M Y K Page A8News-SunSunday, April 28, 2013www.newssun.com SFSC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; career academy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 2 2 2 2 4 4 PRUDENTIAL FLORIDA REALTY; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; bullhead ranch/21 n lake a ve; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 2 2 4 4 Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID The Summer S wim Program will offer six sessions this summer. Each session will be one week long and the swim class meets each weekday,MondayFriday. T he program will offer nine types of instruction: 1. Adults only For the novice or experience but no experience is necessary. Can also assist swimmersw ith development of stroke and breathing technique. All levels welcome. 2. Parent and Child Aquatics Helps develop swimming readinessb y leading the parents and their children in water exploration activities with the objective of having fun andb ecoming comfortable in,on and around the water. 3. Preschool Aquatics The object ive is to promote the developmentally appropriate learning of fundam ental water safety and aquatic skills by young children including breath control,buoyancy,treadingw ater and swimming on front and back. 4 Learn to Swim Level 1 Introduction to Water Skills Helps the student feel comfortable in the water and enjoy the water safely while teaching elementary aquatics kills. 5. Learn to Swim Level 2 F undamental Aquatic Skills Provides the student with opportunities for success with fundamentals kills and marks the beginning of true locomotion skills. Participants further develop simultaneous and alternating arm and leg actions on the front and back. 6 Learn to Swim Level 3 Stroke Development Student must have passed level 2 and be able to swim on their front for 20 feet,roll to their back and float for 15 seconds,roll tot heir front and continue swimming for 20 additional feet. Additional kicks and diving are introduced. 7. Learn to Swim Level 4 Stroke Improvement Student must havep assed level 3,be able to jump into deep water on their front for 15 yards with rotational breathing,floatf or 30 seconds and swim back crawl for 15 yards. Participants learn to improve their skills and endurancea s well as additional strokes and turns. 8 Learn to Swim Level 5 Stroke Refinement Student must have passed level 4,swim a full length oft he pool doing front crawl,then change directions and return doing b ackstroke,as well as tread water for one minute and be able to swim breaststroke for 15 yards. Stroke refinement and increased distance is the focus of this level. 9 Learn to Swim Level 6 Various topics to include:Diving, F itness Swimming and Lifeguard Readiness. Student must be able to swim two full lengths of the pools wimming crawl and one length of breaststroke and back crawl,dive and perform all strokes. There will be a $25 fee for each one-week session. The schedule ofs essions is as follows: Week 1 June 11-14; Week 2 June 17-21; Week 3 June 24-28; Week 4 July 8-12; Week 5 July 15-19; and Week 6 July 22-26. Weeks 1-3 9-9:50 a.m. Level 1, Level 2,Level 3 and Preschool Aquatics. From 10-10:50 a.m. Level 1, L evel 2,Level 3 and Level 4 and 5. From 11-11:50 a.m. Level 1, Level 2,Level 3,Preschool Aquaticsa nd Mom and Tot. From 5:10-6 p.m. Level 1,Level 2,Level 3 and 4,Mom and Tot andA dult Beginner. W eeks 4-6: From 9-9:50 a.m. Level 1,Level 2,Level 3,Level 4 and 5. F rom 10-10:50 a.m. Level 1, Level 2,Level 3,Mom and Tot and P reschool Aquatics. From 11-11:50 a.m. Level 1, Level 2,Level 3 and Preschool Aquatics. From 5:10-6 p.m. Level 1,Level 2 and 3,Level 5 and 6,Mom and Tot and Adult Beginner. If a level you need is not offered at the time you need,every effort willb e made to accommodate a child. Parents may begin signing up students Monday,May 6 at Lake Placid High School pool. Parents may sign up for any and all sessions they wisha nd remember,it is first come,first served.Sign up on the pool deck weekdays 6-7:30 p.m. from May 6 until classes begin. There will be no refunds after c ompletion of registration and payment of fees,unless a swim class is canceled or discontinued. If you have any questions,call LPHS at 699-5010 or Karl Lamberta t 441-0309. Open Swim admission is $2.50, and will be available from 6-8 p.m.w eekdays from May 6 through June 7. Beginning June 10,open swim will be from 1-4 p.m. Mondayt hrough Saturday,and 6-8 p.m. Monday-Friday. D uring evening swim time,there will be lanes set up for lap swimming. Season passes may be pur-c hased for $50 per person or $100 family.These are good for any time t hat the pool is open to the public. The pool will be closed on Memorial Day (May 27 Independence Day (July 4 If you have any questions,call C indy Rivers at LPHS at 699-5010 or Lambert at 441-0309. Summer swim program set for Lake Placid By GARY FINEOUT A ssociated PressTALLAHASSEE Top Florida Republican legisla-t ors insisting that tuition in the state remains a bargain are calling for a 3 percent tuition hike this fall. Its not clear,however,if t he tuition hike for college and university students will take effect because Gov. Rick Scott has said he would oppose any attempts to raise tuition. B ut budget negotiators went ahead Friday night and a greed to the tuition hike as part of the final negotiations over a $74 billion proposedb udget. Legislators have until Tuesday to wrap up their w ork in order to end the session by May 3. Sen. Joe Negron,R-Stuart and Senate budget chief, defended the proposed hikea s a modest increase. He also pointed out that in the final g o-round of negotiations, legislators agreed to put more money into financial aid pro-g rams. e have made a number o f wise investments in making sure students in Florida can attend college,Negrons aid. Florida college students do pay among some of the lowe st tuition rates in the nation. But Scott earlier this week r epeated his opposition to any tuition hikes this year. Florida families cant afford it,said Scott,a Republican who faces re-e lection next year. ...Every time they raise tuition,which they have done for five straight years,it impacts the poorest families in the state. By CHARLES BABINGTON A ssociated PressW ASHINGTON Some feisty Republicans are chall enging a claim widely held among GOP leaders that the party must support more liberal immigration laws if its to be more competitive inp residential elections. These doubters say the Republican establishment has the political calculation backward. Immigration reform,they say,will mean millions of new D emocratic-leaning voters by granting citizenship to l arge numbers of Hispanic immigrants now living illegally in the United States. The argument is dividing the party as it tries to reposi-t ion itself after losing the popular vote in five of the past six presidential elections. It also could endanger President Barack Obamas bid for a legacy-building rewrite of the nations probl ematic immigration laws. Many conservatives are s cared to deaththat the Republican Party is committing suicide,that were going to end up legalizing 9 million automatic Democratv oters,radio host Rush Limbaugh recently told Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.a leader of the bipartisan team pushing an immigration overhaul. Strategists in both parties s ay several factors,including income levels,would m ake many,and probably most,newly enfranchised immigrants pro-Democratic, at least for a time. Every political movem ent,conservatism included,depends on the ability to convince people that do not agree with you now to agree with you in the future, Rubio told Limbaugh. Politically,Republicans f ace two bad options. They can try to improve r elations with existing Latino voters by backing a plan that seems likely to add many Democratic-leaning voters in the years ahead. Ort hey can stick with a status quo in which their presidential nominees are losing badly among the electorates fastest-growing segment. Florida lawmakers s ign off on college tuition hikes Some say immigration bill is bad deal for GOP
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April 21, 28, 201 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case No. PC 13-104 IN RE: ESTATE OF ALVERDA BOCHNIAK, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Alverda Bochniak, deceased, Case Number PC 13-104 is pending in the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and 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, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 28, 2013. Personal Representative: Carol Reddington 555 Sutton Pl. Longboat Key, FL 34228 Attorney for Personal Representative: Sherri L. Johnson Florida Bar No. 0134775 Johnson Legal of Florida, P.L. 5602 Marquesas Cir. Suite 208S arasota, FL 34233 (941 April 28; May 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-143 IN RE: ESTATE OF DONNA MARIE JACKSON Division: Probate Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Donna Marie Jackson, deceased, whose date of death was February 20, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 21, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Timothy Pickering 2017 Wightman Avenue Sebring, Florida 33870 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charlotte Stone Charlotte C. Stone, Esq. Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar Number: 21297 STONE & WALDER, P.L. 3200 U.S. Hwy 27 S., Suite 304 Sebring, FL 33870 Telephone: (863 Fax: (863 E-Mail: Charlotte@stoneandwalder.com April 21, 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC 13-134 IN RE: ESTATE OF ANTOINETTE BRESKE a.k.a. ANTOINETTE G. BRESKE Division PROBATE Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ANTOINETTE BRESKE a.k.a. ANTOINETTE G. BRESKE, deceased, whose date of death was February 23, 2013, and whose social security number is xxx-xx-4822, is pending in the Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVI CE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is A pril 21, 2013. Personal Representative: /s/ Ronald Niewolak 50727 Russell Drive McComb, Michigan 48044-1287 A ttorney for Personal Representative: /s/ David F. Lanier E-Mail Address: firstname.lastname@example.org Florida Bar No. 045399 DAVID F. LANIER P.O. Box 400 Avon Park, Florida 33826-0400 Telephone: (863 April 21, 28, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000986 Division CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL P. ISAIA A/K/A MICHAEL ISAIA, AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION, 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 4684, LOT 4685, LOT 4686 AND LOT 4687, OF AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 15, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 8, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. PARCEL IDENTIFICATION NUMBER: C013328-01000004684 and commonly known as: 2625 W KENT RD, AVON PARK, FL 33825; 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 July 17, 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 18th day of April, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk 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-000310 Division WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. NICOLE WHITTEN, RICHARD WHITTEN, LEISURE LAKES HOME OWNERS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC., 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 18, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 5, BLOCK 152A, LEISURE LAKES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 3228 GLEN SPRINGS AVE., 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 July 3, 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 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000552 CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL J. KNAUER A/K/A DANIEL JOSEPH KNAUER; MARY F. KNAUER A/K/A/ MARY KNAUER; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR SECURED FUNDING CORP.; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 18th day of April, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000552, of the Circuit Court of the 10TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and DANIEL J. KNAUER A/K/A DANIEL JOSEPH KNAUER; MARY F. KNAUER A/K/A/ MARY KNAUER; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR SECURED FUNDING CORP.; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S KNOWN 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 11th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 538, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION A, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 45, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA.A NY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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 19th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 28; May 5, 2013 1050L egals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2012 CA 000727 U.S. Bank, National Association, as Trustee for the Holders of the Specialty Underwriting and Residential Finance Trust, Mortgage Loan AssetBacked Certificates, Series 2006-BC4 Plaintiff, v s. Kevin Dewberry, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summ ary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, entered in Case No. 2012 CA 000727 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. Bank, National Association, as Trustee for the Holders of the Specialty Underwriting and Residential Finance Trust, Mortgage Loan AssetBacked Certificates, Series 2006-BC4 is the Plaintiff and Kevin Dewberry; Amanda Dewberry; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the courthouse, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 3rd day of July, 2013, the fol-l owing described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 22, BLOCK 28, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Dated this 19th day of April, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp As 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 auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 28; May 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 13000056GCAXMX BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON TRUST COMPANY, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK TRUST COMPANY, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR TO JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BANK ONE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR RAMP 2001RS1 Plaintiff vs RHONDA R. SEGERT A/K/A RHONDA SEGERT, ET AL Defendants NOTICE OF ACTION TO: WILLIAM JAMES SEGERT 607 WASHINGTON BLVD. LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 WILLIAM JAMES SEGERT 1335 COUGAR BLVD. SEBRING, FL 33872 WILLIAM JAMES SEGERT 106 SUNNYSIDE COURT LAKE PLACID, FL 33852 AND TO: All persons claiming an interest by, through, under, or against the aforesaid Defendant(s YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Highlands County, Florida: LOT 4, BLOCK 2, OF HIGHLANDS PARK ESTATES, SECTION L, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 72, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been filed against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Greenspoon Marder P.A., Default Department, Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose address is Trade Centre South, Suite 700, 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, and file the original with the Clerk within 30 days after the first publication of this notice, in the NEWS SUN or on or before May 28, 2013; otherwise a default and a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT on this 15th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of said Court By: /s/ Darren Whidden As Deputy Clerk April 21, 28, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11000634GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-16, PLAINTIFF, VS. GARY B. BINGER, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 20, 2 012, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Highlands, Florida, on July 23, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at Basement of courthouse in Jury Assembly Room 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 for the following described property: LOT 60, GOLF HAMMOCK UNIT TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 47, 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 sixty (60 Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of the Court Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 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, 255 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830 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. A pril 28; May 5, 2013 1050LegalsIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 11-937-GCS HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK, Plaintiff, vs. N. RUSSELL KERN and JANICE R. KERN, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to the "Final Judgment on Amended Verified Complaint (the "Final Judgment'' above-styled action on April 17, 2013, the Clerk o f Highlands County will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, as described below at a Public Sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 15, 2013, at 11:00 a.m.: EXHIBIT A All of Lot 22, Block F, and a portion of Parcel G of SPRING LAKE VILLAGE VIII, as per plat recorded in Plat Book 11, Page 8, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida, with the portion of Parcel G being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the Southwesterly corner of Lot 22, Block F, of said subdivision; thence run South 37 degrees 05'22'' East a distance of 169.73 feet; thence North 80 degrees 34'00'' East a distance of 52.97 feet; thence North 29 degrees 39'00'' West a distance of 191.27 feet to a point on the arc of a curve concave to the Southeast; thence in a Southwesterly direction and along the arc of said curve to the left (curve having for its elements a radius of 553.62 feet; a central angle of 7 degrees 26'22'' and a chord bearing of South 56 degrees 37'49'' West) a distance of 71.88 feet to Point of Beginning. Lot 23, in Block F, and a portion of Parcel G of SPRING LAKE VILLAGE VIII, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 11, Page 8, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. That portion of Parcel G, being more particularly described as follows: BEGIN at the Southwesterly c orner of Lot 23, Block F of said subdivision; thence run South 29 degrees 39 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 191.27 feet; thence North 80 degrees 34 minutes 00 seconds East a distance of 48.11 feet; thence North 22 degrees 12 m inutes 38 seconds West a distance of 204.96 feet to a point on the arc of a curve concave to the Southeast; thence in a Southwesterly direction and along the arc of said curve to the left (curve having for its elements a radius of 553.62 feet, a central angle of 7 degrees 26 minutes 22 seconds and a chord bearing of South 64 degrees 04 minutes 11 seconds West) a distance of 71.88 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. 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 the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 21, 28, 2013 1050Legals Free ad is limited to a 4-line ad that runs for 3 consecutive issues. Must be a non-commercial item. Asking price is $100 or less. We offer 2 ads per month and can rerun the same ad 2 times in 30 days, only if its the same ad. The price is allowed to change. All ads placed under the Bargain Buys discount rate must have 1 item with 1 asking price. The customer can list a set for 1 price, i.e. Bedroom set ... $100 is allowed; Chairs (22o list an ad stating Each, the ad must be charged at the non-discounted rate, using the Open Rate pricing. No commercial items are allowed to be placed under our Bargain Buys specials. Items must be common household items. 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C M Y K By LAUREN WELBORN New-Sun correspondent LAKE GIBSON The moon shone brightly over center field in Lake Gibson Thursday night during the last few innings of the District 9-6Achampionship game where Sebring took on Winter Haven. Unfortunately, as Creedence Clearwater Revival would have put it, there was a Bad Moon Rising for the Streaks as they were unable to come back from a 12-1 deficit, thus granting the Blue Devils the tournament title. If Sebring were going to pick a game to have a few hiccups, this would be the one to do it. After Tuesday nights win against Kathleen, the Blue Streaks automatically clinched a spot in the Regional quarterfinals no matter the outcome of the championship. The Streaks were able to put some early pressure on Winter Haven as Wyatt Johnson and Cullen Lovett found their way to third and second base in the top of the first, yet no runs would be scored as the third out was made. In the next innings, Winter Haven kept the bats alive and managed to bring the threat of a 10-run mercy rule. Sebring proved to still have a little fight left in them as they managed to load the bases in the top of the third, but they were unable to capitalize on the opportunity. In the top of the fourth, Ty Little started the inning witha stand-up double and was later brought home by a sacrifice fly from Brad Doty. Even with the lifted spirit of the Streaks, this was the final run scored, offering one run to Winter Havens 12 for the night. I have got to give Winter Haven credit, they are a good team and they swung the bats tonight, said Sebring head coach Buck Rapp. Seemed like everything we threw up there, ball or strike, they hit it somewhere. Fighting the powerhouse Blue Devil offense were pitchers CJ Payne and Matthew Portis. e didnt play excellent defense behind our pitchers but we still have a chance to play next Wednesday, added Rapp. That is where you have got to put it behind you. Im still proud of the guys, they fought. e were a little bit shorthanded going into it with injuries, but each guy stepped up in their own way and hopefully we can do that again next Wednesday and scratch out a win. Sebring will now take the weekend to clear their minds before coming back Monday to prepare for the journey to New Port Richey where they will take on Mitchell. By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgBABSON PARK It was seven years in the making, with karma perhaps playing a role as Lake Placid claimed the District 10-4AT ournament Title with T hursdays crushing, 11-0 defeat of DeSoto. It was, after all, on the Webber International University baseball field, perched along the shores of Crooked Lake, that head coach Dan Coomes Dragons h ad last won a district championship, back in 2006. When they said they were moving the games here, it felt pretty good, Coomes said afterward. It was a nice feeling knowing that last time we played here, we had won. The progress of the season matchups between the two squads also gave an indication that this latest contest would be a good one. I n the seasons early days, the Bulldogs had handled Lake Placid 7-2, but the Dragons greatly closed theg ap in their most recent contest, falling just short in a 4-3 l oss. And with Heath Harris and D onovan Day locking horns on the mound, it seemed a l ow-scoring contest would be in order, which the first inning indicated. Lake Placid went down in order in the top of the opening frame, and save for an infield single for DeSoto, their half of the inning went by quietly. But in the second, the Dragons went on the attack. Laine Daum lead it off with a solid single to center before Tyler Carr was hit by a pitch. Jacob Cram followed with an RBI single to center, moving Carr to third, and Rufino Gutierrez brought car in witha sharp single to right. With runners on first and second, Harris put down a bunt to move them both into scoring position. The bunt trickled out to the right of home plate, and a hustling Harris caused a rushed throw to first, which got away, allowing Cram to come in and put runners on second and third with still nobody out. Day did retire the next batter for that first out, but Ricky Miller followed with a single to score a run. One out later, Morgan Lott was hit by a pitch to load the bases and Daum came through with a single up the middle to bring home two. Abattered Day finally ended the inning, but the Bulldogs were suddenly looking up at a 6-0 deficit, and Days day was done. Harris, meanwhile was just settling into what would be a masterful performance. Oh, he did hit a batter after striking out the lead-off hitter in the bottom of the second. But DeSoto helped him out a bit when the next batter struck out as well. The bounced curve ball that induced the swinging third strike got away, but both the Bulldog batter and runner, perhaps caught up in the tension of having this big lead to overcome in the biggest game of the season, took off running. In the moment they forgot the rule that, with first base occupied and less than two out, a dropped third strike is merely a strikeout, with the batter not being able to advance. The runner can, though by now a moment of confusion set in and the Bulldog runner found himself in no-mans land and was soon tagged out to end the inning on a bizarre dropped third strike double play. Both teams were held SPORTS B SE CTION Inside This Section Bucs draft . . .B3 N FL draft news . . .B3 Spurs hammer Lakers . . .B4 News-Sun Sunday, April 28, 2013 News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Above: The 2013 District 10-4A Tournament Champion Lake Placid Green Dragons show off their trophy after demolishing DeSoto Thursday night. Below: Heath Harris was dominant on the mound Thursday, needing just 61 pitches over six innings to record a two-hit shutout. Dragons take district title See CHAMPS, Page B4 Devils give Streaks the blues News-Sun photo by LAUREN WELBORN Landon Willey gets back in ahead of this pick-off attempt, but Winter Haven held the Streaks down to win the District 9-6A Tournament title Thursday. Associated PressDAVIE Eager to force more turnovers, the Miami Dolphins drafted two cornerbacks Friday with a knack for interceptions. Miami added Jamar Taylor of Boise State in the second round, then traded up to select Will Davis of Utah State in the third round. Taylor made four interceptions last year and Davis had five, while the Dolphins totaled only 10 to tie for fourth-worst in the NFL. Both Will and Jamar have very good ball skills, general manager Jeff Ireland said. Taylor is very physical. He can go up and get it, or he can knock it out. Will is very good at getting the ball out too. I think theyre both going to be playmakers. Adearth of takeaways contributed to the Dolphins7-9 record, and theyve devoted three of their four picks so far to changing that. Pass rusher Dion Jordan of Oregon was their firstround choice Thursday. On the second day of the draft, Miami also added guard-tackle Dallas Thomas of Tennessee and dealt away receiver Davone Bess. The Dolphins made three trades involving draft picks and now have five in the final four rounds Saturday. Bess is under contract for $3.4 million this year, and became expendable when the Dolphins acquired free agent receivers Mike Wallace and Brandon Gibson. e did some things in the offseason that made us feel better about the position, Ireland said. We feel very good about the group we have. While tackle was considered the Dolphinsmost pressing need, their early focus was on defense. Taylor, the 54th overall selection, was a three-year starter at Boise State, and his 40-yard dash time of 4.39 was among the fastest at the NFLScouting Combine. As the third round wound down, Ireland decided one rookie cornerback wasnt enough. He traded with Green Bay to acquire the 93rd overall pick and took Davis, a two-year starter at Utah State. Dolphins take CBs in 2nd, 3rd round of NFL draft See MIAMI, Page B3 MCTphoto The Dolphins were defensive minded in the early going of the 2013 Draft, selecting Dion Jordan, defensive end from Oregon, in the first round and taking cornerbacks in both the second and third rounds.
C M Y K Sebring Elks Golf TourneySEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, May 6, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $27, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up, contact Jack McLaughlin at email@example.com or leave a message on 863 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.Blue Streak GolfSEBRING The 30th Annual Blue Streak Golf Classic will tee off Saturday,M ay 18, on both the North and South courses of Highlands Ridge. T he four-person scramble format has an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, and the $65 e ntry fee includes one mulligan, lunch, beverages, prizes, cart, greens fees, range b alls and a lot of fun. Each team members tee shot must be used at least twice, ladies shoot from the ladies tees, all ties are determined by a match of cards and professionals are not eligible for Hole In One prizes. Among those prizes are a $10,000 Hole in One prize, a chance to win a 50-foot putt for $5,000, $25-$100 gift certificates in the Closest to the Pin contest, and additional prizes on all par 3s. Other door prizes include a 50-inch widescreen TVand BBQ grill. Sebring Firemen Inc. are the major sponsor, so come out, join in the fun and support Sebring High School Athletics.Panther Softball CampAVON PARK The 2013 SFSC Panther Softball Camp will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28-29, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.each day for players aged 6-18. Cost of the camp is $45, with registration and check-in at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is not necessary and walk-ups are accepted. The SFSC Panther Camps are designed to provide quality softball instruction, with emphasis on fundamentals and improvement in all areas of the game. Each day, campers will have the opportunity to improve their skills and softball knowledge with the help of Panther head coach Carlos Falla, assistant coach Heather Barnes and members of the Lady Panther softball team. To register, go to www.southflorida.edu/athletics/softball and print out the Admissions Application form. Mail the form as indicated, or bring it to the camp. For further information, call Coach Falla at the following campus phone numbers at extension 7038 Avon Park/Sebring, (863 Placid, (863863 494-7500; Hardee, (863 Coach Falla can also be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org .YMCA Flag FootballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis now taking registrations for our YMCA/Eagles Youth Flag Football Program for ages 5-14. We are also taking registrations for our Cheerleading Program ages 5-16. 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; day of race $30 (day of race, registration c loses promptly at 7 a.m.) Race starts at 7:30 a.m. sharp. First 150 registered entrants guaranteed a Dri-fit T-shirt. Send entry name, gender, race youre doing, team name, address, phone number, age, shirt size and e-mail. Any lack of information will not be acceptable. Make check out to Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, 18 North Oak Avenue, Lake Placid, FL33852. Awards for each race 5K and 10K. T eam awards will be presented for Most Creative Team and Team with Most Finishes. Proceeds from this new event will d irectly benefit the Miracle League for Highlands County as $200 plus $3 of each p aid entry (more than 150ted to this wonderful organization. S ponsored by Cohan Radio Group; CORARehabilitation and Sports M edicine; 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 email@example.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.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 3, Milwaukee 0 Miami 110, Milwaukee 87 Tuesday: Miami 98, Milwaukee 86 Thursday: Miami 104, Milwaukee 91 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 3, Boston 0 New York 85, Boston 78 Tuesday: New York 87, Boston 71 Friday: New York 90, Boston 76 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, late 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 Chicago 2, Brooklyn 1 Brooklyn 106, Chicago 89 Monday: Chicago 90, Brooklyn 82 Thursday: Chicago 79, Brooklyn 76 Saturday: Brooklyn at Chicago, late 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, late 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 3, L.A. Lakers 0 San Antonio 91, L.A. Lakers 79 Wednesday: San Antonio 102, L.A. Lakers 91 Friday: San Antonio 120, L.A. Lakers 89 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 Golden State 2, Denver 1 Denver 97, Golden State 95 Tuesday: Golden State 131, Denver 117 Friday: Golden State 110, Denver 108 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 1 L.A. Clippers 112, Memphis 91 Monday: L.A. Clippers 93, Memphis 91 Thursday: Memphis 94, L.A. Clippers82 Saturday: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, late 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-Pittsburgh3512070157116 x-N.Y. Islanders2417755139139 x-N.Y. Rangers2518454126112 New Jersey19181048112125 Philadelphia2222347131140 Northeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA x-Boston2813561127102 x-Montreal2814561145125 x-Toronto2616557144129 x-Ottawa2416654111100 Buffalo2121648125143 Southeast Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Washington2618355146128 Winnipeg2421351128144 Carolina1924442125152 Tampa Bay1825440145145 Florida1427634107168WESTERN CONFERENCECentral Division WLOTPtsGFGA z-Chicago36657715499 x-St. Louis2817258126114 Detroit2316854121115 Columbus2317753117118 Nashville1622941110136 Northwest Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Vancouver2614759125114 Minnesota2519353119126 Edmonton1822743118132 Calgary1925442128160 Colorado1624739115149 Pacific Division WLOTPtsGFGA y-Anaheim3011666137113 x-Los Angeles2616557130116 x-San Jose2515757122113 Phoenix2018949120128 Dallas2221448130139 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. x-clinched playoff spot y-clinched division z-clinched conference ___ Thursdays Games Philadelphia 2, N.Y. Islanders 1 Ottawa 2, Washington 1, OT N.Y. Rangers 4, Carolina 3, OT New Jersey 3, Pittsburgh 2 Toronto 4, Florida 0 Detroit 5, Nashville 2 Boston 2, Tampa Bay 0 Montreal 4, Winnipeg 2 St. Louis 4, Calgary 1 Columbus 3, Dallas 1 Anaheim 3, Vancouver 1 Fridays Games Buffalo 2, N.Y. Islanders 1, SO Colorado 5, Phoenix 4, SO Edmonton 6, Minnesota 1 Chicago 3, Calgary 1 Saturdays Games New Jersey at N.Y. Rangers, late Detroit at Dallas, late Nashville at Columbus, late Florida at Tampa Bay, late Boston at Washington, late Philadelphia at Ottawa, late Montreal at Toronto, late Minnesota at Colorado, late Carolina at Pittsburgh, late Chicago at St. Louis, late Phoenix at Anaheim, late Vancouver at Edmonton, late San Jose at Los Angeles, late Sundays Games Ottawa at Boston, 7 p.m.AMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston167.696 Baltimore149.6092 New York139.5912.5 Tampa Bay1013.4356 Toronto915.3757.5 Central Division WLPctGB Kansas City118.579 Detroit1110.5241 Minnesota910.4742 Chicago1012.4552.5 Cleveland811.4213 West Division WLPctGB Texas167.696 Oakland1311.5423.5 Los Angeles913.4096.5 Seattle916.3608 Houston716.3049___Thursdays Games Kansas City 8, Detroit 3, 10 innings Boston 7, Houston 2 N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 3 Chicago White Sox 5, Tampa Bay 2 Texas 2, Minnesota 1 Baltimore 10, Oakland 2 Seattle 6, L.A. Angels 0 Fridays Games Detroit 10, Atlanta 0 N.Y. Yankees 6, Toronto 4 Boston 7, Houston 3 Chicago White Sox 5, Tampa Bay 4 Texas 4, Minnesota 3 Cleveland at Kansas City, ppd., rain Baltimore 3, Oakland 0 L.A. Angels 6, Seattle 3 Saturdays Games Atlanta at Detroit, late Baltimore at Oakland, late Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, late Texas at Minnesota, late Cleveland at Kansas City, late Houston at Boston, late Tampa Bay at Chicago White Sox, late L.A. Angels at Seattle, late Sundays Games Toronto (Dickey 2-3. Yankees (P.Hughes 0-2), 1:05 p.m. Houston (B.Norris 3-2 (Lackey 0-1 Cleveland (Masterson 4-1 City (Guthrie 2-0 Tampa Bay (Price 0-2 Sox (Axelrod 0-1 Texas (Ogando 2-1 (Correia 2-1 Baltimore (Mig.Gonzalez 2-1 Oakland (Colon 3-0 L.A. Angels (Vargas 0-2) at Seattle (Iwakuma 2-1 Atlanta (Minor 3-1) at Detroit (Fister 30), 8:05 p.m. Cleveland (Undecided (UndecidedNATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta157.682 Washington1211.5223.5 New York1011.4764.5 Philadelphia1014.4176 Miami518.21710.5 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis148.636 Pittsburgh1310.5651.5 Cincinnati1311.5422 Milwaukee1110.5242.5 Chicago814.3646 West Division WLPctGB Colorado158.652 Arizona1310.5652 San Francisco1310.5652 Los Angeles1111.5003.5 San Diego715.3187.5 ___ Thursdays Games Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 4 L.A. Dodgers 3, N.Y. Mets 2 Washington 8, Cincinnati 1 Chicago Cubs 4, Miami 3 Arizona 3, Colorado 2 Fridays Games Detroit 10, Atlanta 0 Washington 1, Cincinnati 0 Chicago Cubs 4, Miami 2 Philadelphia 4, N.Y. Mets 0 St. Louis 9, Pittsburgh 1 Colorado 6, Arizona 3 L.A. Dodgers 7, Milwaukee 5 San Diego 2, San Francisco 1 Saturdays Games Atlanta at Detroit, late Cincinnati at Washington, late Philadelphia at N.Y. Mets, late Pittsburgh at St. Louis, late Chicago Cubs at Miami, late Colorado at Arizona, late San Francisco at San Diego, late Milwaukee at L.A. Dodgers, late Sundays Games Chicago Cubs (Villanueva 1-0 (Nolasco 1-2 Philadelphia (Hamels 0-3. Mets (Niese 2-1 Cincinnati (Cingrani 1-0ashington (Detwiler 1-1 Pittsburgh (Locke 2-1 (S.Miller 3-1 Colorado (Garland 2-1 (Corbin 2-0 Milwaukee (Lohse 1-1 (Kershaw 2-2 San Francisco (Vogelsong 1-1) at San Diego (Marquis 1-2 Atlanta (Minor 3-1) at Detroit (Fister 30), 8:05 p.m.BASEBALLCOMMISSIONERS OFFICESuspended Tampa Bay RHP Jose Disla 50 games for violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. National League ATLANTA BRAVESSent C Brian McCann to Rome (SAL assignment. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD Lake Placid WEDNESDAY: Baseball hosts Class 4A Regional Quaterfinal,vs.Tampa Catholic,7 p.m. Sebring WEDNESDAY: Baseball at Class 6A Regional Quarterfinal,at Mitchell,7 p.m. FRIDAY: Track at FHSAA 3A State Finals,Jacksonville,1 p.m. S FSC FRIDAY: Softball at FCCAA State Tournament,Pensacola,vs.Gulf Coast State,Noon N N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . New York at Boston . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Miami at Milwaukee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . A A B B C C 7 7 p p . m m . San Antonio at L.A. Lakers . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Denver at Golden State . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T TM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Chicago at Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Oklahoma City at Houston . . . . . . . . . . . . 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C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, April 28, 2013Page B3 AMERICAN GOLF CARTS; 5.542"; 5"; Black; april ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 2 2 2 2 The Dolphins gave the Packers three picks Saturday the 109th, 146th and 224th. Taylor and Davis will compete for a starting job after the departure of Sean Smith to the Kansas City Chiefs via free agency. Im just going to try to contribute the best way I can, Taylor said. Im happy to be a Dolphins, and man, I cant even explain it right now Davis, who broke up 17 passes last season, said the Dolphins are correct that he has a nose for the ball. I think thats one thing Ive got above a lot of people, Davis said. I know at the combine I showed it. The 6-foot-5, 310-pound Thomas was the 77th overall selection. He started at left tackle for two seasons with Tennessee but switched to guard as a senior, and he said hes flexible regarding his position. I can do it all, he said. I can play left or right. Its just up to coach. Im just happy I got picked. Miami is in the market to replace Pro Bowl left tackle Jake Long, who departed to the St. Louis Rams via free agency. But Ireland and coach Joe Philbin were coy about their plans for Thomas. I love the versatility Ireland said. We see a big guy who can pull and move his feet and play guard and tackle on the left side. Thats pretty unique. Miami moved up nine spots to No. 3 overall to draft Jordan, trading the 42nd overall pick to the Raiders. Oakland coincidentally used that pick on a tackle Florida States Menelik Watson. If the Dolphins had kept the No. 12 overall pick, a team official said, they would have taken Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert. As part of the Bess trade, Miami and Cleveland swapped picks. The Dolphins acquired the Brownsfourth-round choice (104th overall fifth-round choice (164th overall) and gave up their fourth-round choice (111th overall) and seventh-round choice (217th Continued from B1 Miami addresses defensive woes By FRED GOODALL Associated PressTAMPA If Josh Freeman isnt Tampa Bays long-term solution at quarterback, the Buccaneers are hoping theyve found an alternative. The team selected North Carolina States Mike Glennon in the third round of the NFLdraft Friday night, saying he was too g ood a fit for their offense to ignore even though Freeman became the franchises first 4,000-yard passer while also setting a club record by throwing for 27 touchdowns last season. General manager Mark Dominik and coach Greg Schiano reiterated Freeman is the starter, while also noting Glennon was highly productive in college has the size 6-foot-6, 220 pounds and arm strength they like in a quarterback. If something happens to Josh Freeman, we want to be able to keep the season rolling, Dominik said. With Freeman entering the final year of the contract he signed as the 17th pick of the 2009 draft, the Bucs eventually will have tom ake a decision on whether to give him a new deal. The 25-year-old led the team to 10 wins and narrowl y missed the playoffs in his second full season as a s tarter in 2010, however his c areer has been marked by inconsistency. Schiano has said hed like to increase competition at every position on the team, including quarterback. Veteran Dan Orlovsky currently in Freemans backup, and the hope is Glennon will be able to learn the system and develop without having the pressure that comes with being a high draft pick expected to come in and start right away. Glennon, who played behind Russell Wilson for three years at North Carolina State, completed over 58 percent of his passes for 4,031 yards, 31 touchdowns and 17 interceptions for the Wolfpack as a senior. He was the third quarterback selected in the draft behind first-rounder E.J. Manuel and second-rounder Geno Smith. It comes as somewhat of a surprise, but Im excited to go down there and play football, Glennon said, adding he hadnt had much contact with Tampa Bay since the NFLcombine. Schiano recruited Glennon coming out of high school when the coach was at Rutgers and the quarterback was the state of Virginias player of the year,so theyve been familiar with each other for years. Wilson, who transferred to Wisconsin, led the Seattle S eahawks to the playoffs as a rookie in 2012. Glennon plans to speak with him about what Wilson did to make a successful transition to the NFL. I think theres a lot of talent in this class, Glennon said of this years crop of quarterback prospects, which was not highly rated by draft experts. Hopefully, 10 years from now, well look back said say this class wasa little under-rated. The selection of Glennon with the 73rd overall pick came after the Bucs used their second-round pick to seek more help on defense. When Johnthan Banks learned Tampa Bay had acquired the top cornerback in football in the days lead-i ng up to the draft, he figured there was no way hed wind up being selected by the Bucs. M uch to the former Mississippi State stars d elight, hes going to get a c hance to learn from Darrell Revis as part of the Bucs effort to rebuild the worst pass defense in the league. s a dream come true, 2012 Jim Thorpe Award winner said by telephone after becoming the 11th pick of the second round, No. 43 overall. I cant wait to get there. The Bucs did not have a pick in Thursdays opening round after trading the 13th overall pick to the New York Jets in exchange for Revis, a three-time All-Pro whos the centerpiece of what Dominik and Schiano are doing to shore up a secondary that came within 38 yards of setting a NFL record for passing yards allowed last season. In addition to obtaining Revis and drafting Banks, who had 16 career interceptions in college, the Bucs added All-Pro safety Dashon Goldson to their defensive backfield through free agency in March. eve improved our size, physicality and ball skills, Dominik said of the collective moves this offseason. The 6-foot-2, 185-pound Banks was a captain at Mississippi State, where he tied the school record for interceptions and routinely was assigned to cover opponentsNo. 1 receiver. He was the guy who made their defense go, period, Schiano said. Hes a strong, rangy guy. ... Were happy to have him. Despite not having a firstround pick for the first time in 10 years, Dominik entered Friday night feeling the Bucs had done more to help the team by acquiring Revis than they could ever have hoped to by holding onto the 13th pick of the first round and using it try to upgrade a defense that contributed to a late-season collapse in 2012. The Bucs lost five of six down the stretch to finish 79. Revis is a proven star whos generally regarded as the games best player at his position. The Bucs signed him to a new six-year, $96 million contract and are counting on the seventh-year pro to be a mentor for Banks, who despite winning the Thorpe Award as the nations top defensive back wasnt the first player from his college secondary selected in the draft. Mississippi State cornerback Darius Slay was taken earlier in the second round, No. 36 overall, by the Detroit Lions. But Banks wasnt complaining. Tampa Bay had been one of his preferred destinations since spending time with members of coaching staff a nd scouting departments at the Senior Bowl in January. s a blessing I got drafted. There are a lot of kids still sitting home waiting and hoping to be p icked, the 23-year-old native of Maben, Miss., said. God works in mysterious ways. ... Revis is the best and I get a chance to play next to him. Im going to try to learn everything I can from him, Banks added. I play with passion. I give it everything Ive got. ... Thats what Im coming there to do. Bucs select CB Johnthan Banks in second round By BARRYWILNER Associated PressNEWYORK Manti Teo and Geno Smith provided the sizzle previously missing from the NFLdraft. Teo is headed to San Diego, Smith is a Jet, and Radio City Music Hall shook with the kind of noise usually heard in stadiums when they were selected. The theater rocked with two picks within minutes ofe ach other Friday night. T eo, the Notre Dame AllAmerica linebacker, was chosen sixth in the second round by the Chargers, drawing a loud roar from the fans. One spot later, the Jets took the West Virginia quarterback, drawing a raucous r eaction of cheers and boos. The big names had taken over from the bulk and beef of opening night, when 18 linemen went in the first round. Teo, who led the Fighting Irish to the national championship game, was projected as a first-rounder last year. But his poor performance in a rout at the hands of Alabama, some slow 40-yardd ash times, and a tabloidready hoax involving a fake girlfriend that became a national soap opera droppedh is stock. I did expect to go in the f irst round, Teo said. But things happened and all it did w as give me more motivation. W hen former Chargers defensive back Jim Hill was handed the card to make the announcement by Commissioner Roger Goodell, he was told, oure going to get a big cheer when you announce this pick. It was more a mix of surprise and recognition of the most talked-about player in the draft finally finding a landing spot at No. 38 overall. The Chargers traded up with Arizona to grab Teo, the Heisman Trophy runnerup. Teo ran a 4.82-second 40yard dash at the NFLcombine, slow for a linebacker. He did better at Notre Dames pro day, but NFL teams already had plenty of football reasons to doubt his worthiness as a first-round pick. San Diego was willing to gamble on him. e did a lot of work on Teo and Ive seen him for a number of years, first-year general manager Tom Telesco said. He loves football. Hes passionate about it. He loves to practice. He loves to play Two officials, each with a different team, said their clubs passed on Teo in the first round partly because of his off-field issues. The men, speaking on condition of anonymity because team draft strategy is confidential, said the decision was not just because of a disappointing combine performance or the linebackers poor performance in the national title game. Teo was the third linebacker chosen in this draft. s a perfect scenario. My parents can come and watch, I can go home, its San Diego, said Teo, a native of Hawaii. Were all excited. I cant be any happier With the very next pick, the Jets sent their QB situation spiraling into further chaos. They already have Mark Sanchez, who struggled last season but was brought back in great part because of a prohibitive contract. They still have Tim Tebow, who almost certainly soon will be cut. They signed David Garrard, who hasnt played in the NFLsince 2010. And now there is Smith, who waited futilely throughout the first round, returned to the theater Friday and wasr ewarded. s extremely relieving. I withstood the test of time, he said. It felt like forever in t here. If Smith thought that was tough, wait until he enters the c auldron overseen by Jets coach Rex Ryan, where every m ove by every QB on the roster is tabloid-Internet fodd er for days. Im a competitor and Im going to accept my role on the team, whatever is handed to me, Smith said, but my job is to compete day in and day out. Safety Johnathan Cyprien of Florida International was the first selection of the second round. Cyprien was a standout in the Sun Belt Conference and really solidified his stock with an excellent performance in the Senior Bowl. s got a passion for the game, coach Gus Bradley said. He is very animated. He just enjoys it. He loves to play the game. I think hes going to add to what we have here and the attitude that were looking for Arizona added some spice to the third round by selecting former LSU cornerback-kick returner Tyrann Mathieu. The Honey Badger was a 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist that LSU dismissed from the team last August for failing a drug test. He was arrested in late October after police said they found marijuana at Mathieus apartment. He impressed me so much in my office one on one, knowing at this point in time what he needs to do in h is life, Cardinals first-year coach Bruce Arians said. I was really taken aback a little bit. He knows what his problems are, he knows what he has done to himself, but he also knows that someone will give him a chance, that he knows what he needs to make sure he succeeds. Other notable secondround picks Friday wereT ennessee wide receiver J ustin Hunter by the Titans, who traded up with San Francisco; Stanford AllAmerica tight end Zach Ertz by Philadelphia; and North Carolinas Gio Bernard, the first running back chosen, by Cincinnati. A fter no running backs were selected in the first round, five were taken in the second. The number of linemen dropped to five. The presumed top-rated running back, Eddie Lacy of Alabama, went with the nextto-last selection of the round, to Green Bay. NCAArecord-setting RB Montee Ball of Wisconsinw as chosen by Denver. Washington, which traded it first-rounder last year to draft Robert Griffin III, wentf or defensive back David Amerson of North Carolina S tate at No. 51. New England, known for t rading early picks for a bunch of later selections, c hose linebacker Jamie Collins of Southern Mississippi at No. 52. Seattle, after trading down six spots with Baltimore, closed out the second round by taking running back Christine Michael of Texas A&M. Cleveland used its secondrounder, which would have been 39th overall, in last years supplemental draft to take wide receiver Josh Gordon of Baylor, who made 50 catches for the Browns in 2012. New Orleans was stripped of its second-round pick in the bounty scandal. The final pick of Day 2 was the Titansselection of Missouri linebacker Zaviar Gooden. Among those who didnt go were quarterbacks Matt Barkley of Southern California, Landry Jones of Oklahoma and Ryan Nassib of Syracuse; South Carolina RB Marcus Lattimore, who is recovering from a severe knee injury; and two starters from national champion Alabama, OLBarrett Jones and DTJesse Williams. 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C M Y K April 281901 Cleveland pitcher Bock Baker gave up a record 23 singles as the Chicago White Sox beat the Indians 13-1. 1930 The first night game in organized baseball was played in Independence, Kan. In aWestern Association game, Muskogee defeated Independence 13-3. 1934 Detroits Goose Goslin hit into four double plays, but the Tigers still beat Cleveland 4-1. 1945 Chicagos Hank Wyse pitched a one-hitter over Pittsburgh for a 6-0 win. The only Pirate hit was by Bill Salkeld in the eighth inning. 1956 Cincinnati rookie Frank Robinson hit the first home run of his 586 lifetime homers in a 9-1 win over Chicago. Robinson homer came off Paul Minner in Crosley Field. 1961 Warren Spahn, at the age of 40, nohit the San Francisco Giants 1-0 at Milwaukee. 1966 Clevelands Sonny Siebert defeated the Angels 2-1 as the Indians tie the modern major league record with its 10th straight win since opening day. 1971 Hank Aaron connected off Gaylord Perry for his 600th career home run in the Atlanta Braves10-inning, 6-5 loss to the San Francisco Giants. 1982 Philadelphias Pete Rose went 5for-5 to tie Max Carey for the NLrecord with nine career 5-hit games. The Phillies scored six runs in the top of the ninth to beat Los Angeles 9-3. 1988 The winless Baltimore Orioles set a n American League record by losing their 21st straight, falling to the Minnesota Twins 4-2. 1989 Rickey Henderson of the New York Yankees set a major league record when he led off a game with a home run for the 36th time in his career, breaking a tie with Bobby Bonds. 1989 Torontos Nelson Liriano broke up a no-hitter in the ninth inning for the second time in six days ending Kirk McCaskills bid with a pinch-hit double. McCaskill settled for a one-hitter as California won 9-0. 1999 Colorados Larry Walker hit three home runs and drove in eight runs to lead the Rockies to a 9-7 win over the St. Louis Cardinals. 2002 The Angels defeat the Blue Jays 85 as SS David Eckstein hits a grand slam for the second day in a row a 14th inning blast off Pedro Borbon. He also homered in yesterdays 11-4 win over Toronto. Eckstein hit eight home runs for the year. 2011 Ben Zobrist set a Tampa Bay record with eight RBIs, hitting a home run and two doubles as the Rays routed the Minnesota Twins 15-3 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. Todays birthday: Dillon Gee 27; David Freese 30. Page B4News-SunSunday, April 28, 2013w ww.newssun.com COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; april ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 5 5 5 5 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 4/28/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 3 3 2 2 scoreless in the third, with Harris striking out one in a one-two-three bottom half, but the Dragons added two more in the top of the fourth. Miller reached and stole second before a swinging bunt, a high chopper to the pitcher, off Nathan Stanleys bat moved him to third. Lott then laced a double down the third-base line for an RBI and Daum reached on an error to put runners on the corners. Carr followed with a fly to d eep left center that brought Lott in and bump the lead up to 8-0. Harris retired the side in order in the bottom of the fourth, on three straight ground-outs, and the fifth, with a pop-out and two s trike-outs. And it was in the top of the sixth that Lake Placid put it away. With two out, Daum reached on an error and Carr singled on the infield. Cram then doubled to right-center, bringing both runners all the way around, a nd moving to third himself on the throw home. Gutierrez blooped a single to right to score Cram and the Bulldogs were down to their final three outs needing to score two or else an early ending on the mercy rule. It looked like they might make some noise as a humpback liner off the end of the bat dropped just at the outer edge of the infield behind second base for DeSotos first hit since the first inning. Afielding error followed and two were on with nobody out. But Harris caught the next b atter looking, got a pop-out to second baseman Miller and Carr snagged a grounder to short, raced to second and just beat the runner for a game-ending, championshipwinning force-out. I said before the season started that this team had the makings to be real good,c oach Coomes said. Its a great group of kids that likes to have fun, but they listen. For example, just two weeksa go we really started working on two-strike swings, cutting d own the swing and making contact, putting the ball in p lay. They listened, worked at it, and it really came t hrough for us tonight. And while the offense proved timely and tenacious, it was the dominance of Harris on the mound that stood out. Over six innings of work, the senior right hander threw just 61 pitches, hit one batter, surrendered just the two hits and struck out six. In fact, the hardest hit ball of him all night may well have been a deep fly-out to left leading off the first inning for DeSoto. My first inning is normally always my worst, Harris said. But after that firsti nning my command got better, and thats when everything started falling in my favor A nd when the Bulldog bats fell silent while the Dragons r oared to the District Championship the fifth c laimed by Lake Placid High School this year. I n addition to the glory of the title and trophy, the win gets Lake Placid a home game in the first round of the Class 4AState Playoffs. The Green Dragons will play host to Tampa Catholic Wednesday at 7 p.m. e had a pretty good crowd here tonight, and love that well get to have a game at home, Coomes said. I imagine well have a big and lively crowd Wednesday Continued from B1 Champs win big, await Tampa Catholic News-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Above: Moments after the final out was made, the celebration erupted as the Green Dragons pile on after claiming the Dstrict 10-4A crown with an 11-0 win over DeSoto. Below left: Perhaps the hardest hit ball off Heath Harris was this deep fly to left, leading off the DeSoto first, which was tracked down by Rufino Gutierrez. Below right: Nathan S tanley slides in with the final run of Lake Placids big, six-run, second inning. News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE I t wasnt all fun for the Dragons Thursday night, at least not f or Tyler Carr when he got drilled by this fastball in the seco nd inning. This day in Baseball History Get the paper delivered to you! NEWS-SUN-6155 By GREG BEACHAM A ssociated PressLOS ANGELES While the Los Angeles Lakers have been a jumble of injury, inconsistency and general weirdness throughout their tumultuous season, Tim Duncans San Antonio Spurs have spent yet another year as the model of NBA efficiency as they grind out wins with their usual dominance. Its not tough to guess which team has the other on the brink of playoff elimination particularly with Steve Nash watching in a suit and Kobe Bryant sitting in the training room. Duncan had 26 points and nine rebounds, Tony Parker added 20 points and seven assists, and the Spurs beat the Lakers 120-89 in Game 3 on Friday night, the worst home loss in Los Angeles lengthy postseason history. Alargely silent Staples Center watched San Antonio bully the Lakers to the precipice of first-round playoff elimination for the first time since 2007. The short-handed Lakers played without their top four guards due to injury, and the Spurs posted their biggest win of a series thoroughly controlled by coach Gregg Popovichs playofftested club. e respect these guys, and were not trying to give them any momentum whatsoever, Duncan said. We try to play the whole 48 (minutes the right way. We dont want to build their confidence, and they dont get their rhythm. The Lakers exceeded their 29-point home loss to Portland on May 22, 2000, the previous worst home defeat for the 16-time NBA champion franchise. Staples Centers lower bowl was half empty in the final minutes, an unfamiliar sight in an arena used to celebrating championships. San Antonio led throughout the final 44 minutes, going up by 18 in the first half and 25 early in the fourth quarter with its smooth, flexible offense. Tiago Splitter limped to the Spurslocker room late in the third quarter with a sprained left ankle, but not much else went poorly for San Antonio. I think were playing fairly well, Popovich said. Whether the team youre playing is whole, or banged up like the Lakers are ... we have to bring the energy and the professionalism to play Game 4 is Sunday night. s been a very tough year, but were not going to make any excuses, and were not going to quit, Dwight Howard said. ere not going to hold our heads down because of the things that have happened this season. Howard had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Pau Gasol added his first career pla yoff triple-double with 11 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, but the Spurs barely seemed to notice. A ndrew Goudelock scored a career-high 20 points in his first playoff start, and fellow starter D arius Morris scored 12 of his 24 points in the blowout fourth quarter. eve been murdered by injuries, and its tough to overcome that, Gasol said. ere extremely shorthanded. With Bryant and Nash joined by Jodie Meeks and Steve Blake on the injured list, the Lakers started Goudelock, signed from the NBAs D-League 12 days ago, and Morris, who barely played for long stretches of this season. The young guards didnt play poorly, but they werent enough to overcome Duncans dominance and Parkers continued move back to top form. The first half, we gave everything we had, and it obviously wasnt enough Los Angeles coach Mike DAntoni said. I thought our guys played as hard as they can play The Lakerstumultuous season appears to be drawing to a merciful end, since theyre nearly out of healthy players after beginning the season with a star-studded roster and championship aspirations. Duncans steady Spurs put Lakers on the brink
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, April 28, 2013Page B5 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; april ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 9 9 5 5 6 6 Business C ourtesy photo Country Club Realtys Helen Ferry (left were honored at the recent Heartland Realtors Associaiton banquet. Ferry was named 2012 Realtor of the Year. Reed was awareded the Hall of Fame honor for the year. Reed, Ferry honored Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Sebring Community RedevelopmentA gency (CRA announce that Marjorie Ferrer, executive director for the Delray Beach Downtown DevelopmentA uthority (DDA expert on downtown revitalization and redevelopment, will address Downtown Sebring onT hursday, May 2 at 5:30 p.m. at the Sebring Civic Center. A nyone who is interested in Downtown Sebring is encouraged to attend andh ear Ferrer speak with the community once again a bout redevelopment and the opportunities within the Downtown Sebring district.F errer is an inspiring speaker and a well-respected l eader in the area of downtown redevelopment who has turned Downtown Delray Beach into a thriving destination for residentsa nd tourists. As executive director for t he Delray Beach DDA since 1993, Ferrer has spearheaded the revitaliza-t ion of the City to encompass daytime and nighttime e conomy and activity. In less than two decades, she has initiated concepts thath ave been instrumental to Delray Beachs emergence a s a thriving downtown, including Clean & Safe Initiatives, directing award-w inning marketing campaigns and promotions that d rive economic growth throughout the community. Under Ferrers dedicated leadership, Delray Beach continues to be successfullyb randed as the Village by the Sea. Her responsibilities e ncompass promoting Delray Beach locally, regionally, nationally andi nternationally, which has been voted Most Fun S mall Town in the USA last year by Rand McNally, USAToday and the Travel Channel. S imultaneous to the DDA position, she also served as Executive Director of the Delray Beach Downtown Marketing Cooperativef rom 1993-2010, successfully coordinating a partnership between the Chamber of Commerce, the Community RedevelopmentA gency, the Downtown Development Authority and the City of Delray Beachd rawing millions of visitors and residents to the town through events. M any of the signature events included the World F amous 100-Foot Christmas Tree, First Night and Art & Jazz on the Avenue, all ofw hich generated over $4 million in monetary sponsor s upport and more that $11 million in in-kind sponsor support for the events and programs. For updates, like D owntown Sebring on the CRAs Facebook Fan Page a t www.Facebook.com/Downt ownSebringFLor sign up tor eceive the monthly Enewsletter at w ww.DowntownSebring.org Revitalization expert to talk about Downtown Sebring Courtesy photo Marjorie Ferrer,executive director for the Delray Beach Downtown D evelopment Authority. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK A C ertified Professional Food Manager Review Class & E xam is scheduled for Saturday, May 18 at RidgeA rea Arc Training Room. The review class will be from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The exam will be from 1:303:30 p.m. The facility isl ocated at 120 W. College Drive. Ridge Area Arc has been providing foodhandler training classes since last September, but this is thef irst food manager training to be offered by Arc in Highlands County. This is just one more service Arc is bringing to the community in addition to the services it provides for people with disabilities. The cost is $160 per student. The fee includes a ServSafe Manager Review Guide, Review Class, ServSafe CPFM Exam and a First Time Passing Guarantee for those attending the review class and buying the guide. If a student does not pass the first time, the second time the review class and exam are free as long as the student calls within 21 days. Seating is limited. The National Restaurant Associations ServSafe Food Protection Manager Certification is nationally recognized. It is good for five years from the exam date. Local laws apply. Earning the certification tellst he industry that the certified manager knows food safety a nd the critical importance of its role and enables them tos hare food safety knowledge with every other employee. According to Florida Statutes and related administrative rules, managersr esponsible for storage, preparation, display and service of food in the Florida Department of Business & Professional Regulation-l icensed food service establishments to pass a Certified Food Manager examination. Every DBPR-licensed food service establishment must have at least one certified food manager, and one must be present any time four or more employees are engaged in preparation, storage, or service of food. Managers have 30 days after employment to become certified. Register for the class by May 10. Bring payment to Ridge Area Arc Administration, 120 W. College Drive, where students can also pick up their Manager Review Guide. Checks or money orders must be made payable to Ridge Area Arc. Cash and credit cards are accepted. A$20 fee will apply to all returned checks. Ano show will result in a loss of all registration fees. Review, exam set for food managers Special to the News-Sun SEBRING Alan Holmes, a Sebring finan-c ial advisor for the financial-services firm Edward Jones, recently met with legislators in Washington, D.C., to seek legislation to increase savings ande nhance retirement security.This is the 29th year for t his effort making it one of the longest-running nationwide grassroots out-r each efforts to Congress in existence. H olmes was one of 51 financial advisors chosen from among the firms nearly 12,000 who traveled to Washington, D.C., tol obby on behalf of individual investors. H olmes does this as a member of the firms Grassroots Task Force, ag roup dedicated to voicing the investment concerns of i ndividual investors to local, state and national lawmakers. E dward Jones is the only large brokerage firm in the nation to organize this kind o f grassroots effort. The financial advisors carry sign ificant weight with legislators because they speak for the needs and concerns of nearly 7 million clients. While meeting with legi slators, Holmes discussed how the Edward Jones Grassroots Task Force supports saving and investing incentives that encourage people to save for their retirement and other long-t erm financial goals. e appreciate the o pportunity to communicate the concerns of individual investors, especially those here in Sebring, and make sure they are heardo n Capitol Hill, Holmes said. Edward Jones provides financial services for individual investors in theU nited States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firms business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firms 12,000 financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand their personal goals from college savings to retirement and create long-term investment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced portfolio and a buy-andhold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of building long-term, face-to-face relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment options available today. In January 2013, for the 14th year, Edward Jones was named one of the best companies to work for by Fortune Magazine in its annual listing. The firm ranked No. 8 overall. These 14 Fortune rankings include 10 top-10 finishes, consecutive No. 1 rankings in 2002 and 2003, and consecutive No. 2 rankings in 2009 and 2010. Fortune and Time Inc. are not affiliated with and do not endorse products or services of Edward Jones. Edward Jones is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones website is at www.edwardjones.com. Holmes travels to DC on behalf of individual investors Special to the News-SunLAKE PLACID Vicki Spires, president of the board of the Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce,announces that MariaH agg, Florida Hospital Heartland Lake Placid, has joined the chamb er board of directors. Hagg is currently the Intensive Care Unit Nurse Manager at Florida Hospital Heartland Lake Placid.She is also currently pur-s uing her masters degree at the University of Phoenix online. Hagg joins Lake Placid chamber board Maria Hagg CROSSWORDSOLUTION
C M Y K This pastM onday, April 22 was Earth Day. Many s chools had students doing educationalE arth Day projects. Various groups of environmentalist around the world took part in clean ups, reforestationp rojects, educational activities, plant give a ways, and a v ariety of other earth friendly events. Did you do anything spec ial to celebrate the planet this year? Y ou may be asking, whats all this fuss about Earth Day anyway? Well, it all started with a man by the name of Gaylord Nelson, a WisconsinS enator who was sick and tired of seeing our planet b eing abused. In 1969, one of the worst oil spills in history spewedh undreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil and gas i nto our beautiful oceans over an 800-mile area. The spill affected 35 miles o f coastline and killed more than 10,000 birds and countless other species of wildlife. T his, in combination with factorys smoke stacks bill owing out black contaminates into the atmosphere, pollutants gushing directly into lakes, streams and oceans, and cars that sportedV 8 engines pumping gallons of leaded gas, led him to take a stand and make a difference when it seemed that many Americans were oblivious to the damage that was being done to the Earth. I n 1969 Senator Nelson proposed a national teach-in o n the environment, which he hoped would send a message to Washington that the general public wanted to see politicians do somethinga bout the environmental challenges of the times. Activism was all the rage in the s, and the Senator took advantage of the cli-m ate of the times and gathered environmentally passionate students to help rally the public. This resulted in a national day of recognition regarding the environment. With public support behind it, Earth Day was born and has been celebrated for over four decades. But just in case you forgot to celebrate or maybe you didnt even know it was Earth Day, heres a little test you can take to help you be more knowledgeable about the planet you live on: To test your planet IQ here are some questions, whose answers may surprisey ou. How much solid waste does the United States produce in one year? A 50 million tons B. 150 million tons C. 250 million tons Answer: C 250 million tons, says the EPA. Thatsm ore than 1,000 times greater than one of the largest cruise ships in the world. How many pounds of t rash did the United States create, perperson, every d ay in 2010? A. 1.23 lbs. B. 3.46 lbs.C 4.43 lbs. Answer: C Less than 5 p ounds may not seem like much, but if you multiply it by 365 days, that's 1,617 pounds of garbage per person over a year. Which of the following t akes the longest time to break down? A. Plastic six-pack holderB Hard plastic container C. Disposable diaper A nswer: A Aplastic sixpack holder takes 450 years to disintegrate. Consider thei mpact of plastic water bottles, which take as long to biodegrade. The I nternational Bottled Water Association says that in the t op 10 global markets alone, people consumed more than 61 billion gallons of bottled water in 2011. W hich of the following accounts forthe greatest percentage of total waste in the United States? A. Paper C. Plastics D. GlassA nswer: A Paper is by far the No. 1 item Americans d ispose of. But it is also the most recycled material. About 70 percent of the Earth is covered withw ater. Only a relatively small amount of it is potentially potable fresh water. How much? A. 1 percent B. 2.5 percentC 7.3 percent Answer: B Only 2.5 percent of water on Earth is fresh water. And 70 percent of that is locked up in polari ce. Though fresh water would seem somewhat precious, Americans use a loto f it every day. On average, what is the approximate daily wateruse of each household? A. 25 gallons B. 50 gallonsC 300 gallons Answer: C 300 gallons. T hats what the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says. Meanwhile,m ore than 750 million people (more than 10 percent of t he worlds population) still dont have adequate access to drinking water, according to the United Nations. A lot of the wateris used by Americans on their l awns. What percentage, on average, is used foroutdoorpurposes? A About 10 percent B. About 30 percent C About 60 percent Answer: B About 30 percent of U.S. residentiala nd commercial water goes for outdoor use. And up to 50 percent of that evaporates i f you water in the heat of the day, the EPAestimates. It has been said that knowledge is power, so hopefully now you know a little bit more about whatsh appening on our earth. Its actually fairly easy to take a few simple steps and make small lifestyle changes that have a huge impact on our environment. Cut down on water usage b y turning water off when not in use; irrigate less, your l awn only needs so much water. Recycle and reuse. Youd be amazed how many things are thrown away that can ber eused in practical ways. Throw organic waste on your gardens; it decreases the amount of trash and helps plants grow. Look up some environmental prac-t ices; make it a family project. Take care of our planet, its the only one we have. The wealth of the nation is its air, water, soil, forests,m inerals, rivers, lakes, oceans, scenic beauty, wildlife habitats and biodiversity Thats the whole economy. These biological systems are the sustaining wealth of the world. G aylord Nelson 1995 Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for the Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources Department. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer,not necessarily those oft he News-Sun staff. Page B6News-SunSunday, April 28, 2013www.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 E.O. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, April 28, 2013Page B7 color6x10.5 joseph graisbery 00029614 By CHRIS TALBOTT APMusic WriterNASHVILLE, Tenn. America loves its outlaws, and few are asa dmired and lionized as Willie Nelson. As the enduring American icons 80th birthday has approached, hes been honored with lifetime achievement awards, serenaded at specialp erformances and saluted by musicians from every genre of music. A nd Nelson has taken it all in with a bemused smile. s a nice thing to do for someo ne on their birthday and I appreciate it, Nelson said in a recent interv iew aboard his bus. Usually I like to forget my birthdays as much as possible. The hubbub is as much about celebrating Nelson as it has been cele-b rating with Nelson. The singer whose birthday is M onday or Tuesday Nelson says April 29, the state of Texas claims April 30 occupies a unique spacei n Americas cultural memory. A walking bag of contradictions, he w ears his hair long in braids and has a penchant for pot smoking, yet remains arguably conservative coun-t ry musics greatest songwriter. Hes accepted by left and right, black and white and is instantly recognizable to a majority of Americans. Like Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash or F rank Sinatra, hes become a figurehead for a uniquely American way of thinking. He represents the outlaw and the maverick. If Elvis was all about the pelvis and the sexual revo-l ution, Nelson is American independence: the raised middle finger tossed with a twinkle in the eye. America is a bizarre place and Willie is our captain, said Jamey Johnson, Nelsons good friend and s ometimes opener. Willie in every way represents all the greatest things about America to me. Nelson didnt set out to be a folk hero, as Charles Kelley of LadyA ntebellum calls him. He explained he just came to Nashville wanting someone to buy his songs. That young man never imagined hed be on the road for more than 50 years. H is first real songwriting job paid $50 a week. He played and somet imes slept at Tootsies on Lower Broadway in Nashville, just a few miles but really a million miles away from Music Row. Nelson is home as he sits at the pleasantly cluttered kitchen table of h is bus, as much a part of Nelsons mythos as his braids and battered old g uitar. An invitation to join Nelson on the bus is coveted. Ive never smoked weed ever in my entire life, Lady As HillaryS cott joked. But if I got invited on the bus I might have to make a concession just because of purely what it is, what it represents. Music Accidental outlaw Willie Nelson celebrates 80th birthday this week MCT Jamie Johnson c ountry music starAmerica is a bizarre p lace and Willie i s our captain. By CHRIS TALBOTT A PMusic WriterNASHVILLE, Tenn. G eorge Jones, the peerless, hard-living country singer who recorded dozens of hits about good times and regrets and peaked with the heartbreaking classic HeS topped Loving Her Today, has died. He was 8 1. Jones died Friday at Vanderbilt UniversityM edical Center in Nashville, according to his p ublicist Kirt Webster. He was hospitalized with fever and irregular bloodp ressure, forcing him to postp one two shows. With one of the most goldenv oices of any genre, a c lenched, precise, profoundly expressive bari-t one, Jones had No. 1 songs in five separate d ecades, 1950s to 1990s. He was idolized n ot just by fellow country artists, but by Frank Sinatra, Pete Townshend, Elvis Costello, James Taylor and countless oth-e rs. If we all could sound like we wanted to, wed all sound like George Jones, Waylon Jennings once sang. In a career that lasted more than 50 years, Possum evolved fromy oung honky-tonker to elder statesman as he recorded more than 150 albums and became the champion and symbol of traditional country music, aw ell-lined link to his hero, Hank Williams. Jones surv ived long battles with alcoholism and drug addiction, brawls, accidents andc lose encounters with death, including bypass s urgery and a tour bus crash that he only avoided by deciding at the last moment tot ake a plane. His failure to a ppear for concerts left him with the nick-n ame No Show Jones, and he l ater recorded a song by that name and often o pened his shows by singing it. H is signature song was He Stopped L oving Her Today, a weeper among weepers about a man who carries his love for a woman to his grave. The 1980 ballad,w hich Jones was sure would never be a hit, often appears on surveys as the most popular country song of all time. George Jones dies at age 81 Waylon Jennings.If we all could sound like w e wanted t o, wed a ll sound like George Jones For the latest hurricane updates and breaking national news, visitwww.newssun.com
C M Y K Page B8News-SunSunday, April 28, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.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, firstname.lastname@example.org ; 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 email@example.com School office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., firstname.lastname@example.org 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 B y FRAZIER MOORE APTelevision WriterSTAMFORD, Conn. Taped to a wall at the entrance to the ConnecticutF ilm Center in Stamford is this greeting: Welcome (backValley Pine Valley, of course, is the mythical setting of AllM y Children, a daytime drama that ran on ABC for nearly 41 years until it was snuffed in 2011. But now, in one of those p lot twists so common to soap operas but so rare in the real world, All MyC hildren has been raised from the dead. Was its cancellation just a b ad dream, from which the show is now awakening? In a ny case, AMC will be back starting Monday with much of its august cast intact( including David Canary, Julia Barr, Jill Larson, Debbi M organ and Cady McClain, and perhaps even Susan Lucci eventually returning to the fold), along with shiny new actors to add more pizazz. B ut this time, AMC will not be on a broadcast network. It will be online. S o will One Life to Live, another venerable soap cut down by ABC after4 4 seasons. It, too, will spring back to life on M onday. (Welcome back to Llanview, everybody!) Returning fan favoritesi nclude Erika Slezak, Robert S. Woods, Robin Strasser a nd Hillary B. Smith, each of whom has logged decades on the show. Each serial will unveil four daily half-hours per week, plus a recap/behind-t he-scenes episode on Fridays, with 42 weeks of original programming prom-i sed for the first year. They will be available for streaming on computers ont he Hulu website. Subscribers to Hulu Plus can w atch on a variety of other devices. And the episodes will be available for pur-c hase on iTunes. This resurrection could r everse the doomsday plot that has plagued soaps for decades as their viewership withered and their numbers sank (there are only four left on the broadcast networks;t here were a dozen in 1991). And it is somehow fitting that TVs oldest genre, car-r ied over from radio, should now be making the transition to a 21st-century online plat-f orm complete with Agnes Nixon, who created both s hows, as a digital pioneer. Its a potentially restorative move that could prove theT Vmedium failed soaps, not the other way around. R eflecting a new age of viewing patterns and business strategy, AMC and OLTL will be the first offerings of The Online Network, an ad-supported outlet for first-run entertainment delivered online. What better way to start than with two shows that have been watched by fanatical fans for as much as 40 years? says Rich Frank, ap artner of Prospect Park studios, which owns The Online Network. He notes that even as ABC pronounced death for theset wo soaps, AMC was averaging 3.2 million viewers a day and OLTL had 3.8m illion viewers. He sets the threshold of success for his new venture at a very con-s ervative percentage of that broadcast audience. Being online is going to draw people in, predicts Jennifer Pepperman, OLTLe xecutive producer. You can click on it and watch it a ny time you like. Meanwhile, the drama will adapt to its new medium. We dont want to totally reinvent the wheel, but we want to make the wheel turn better and turn quicker Pepperman says. AMC executive producer Ginger Smith echoes Pepperman from her office a few steps away at the justmoved-in-looking, bustlingh eadquarters the two shows share. e want to keep the core, says Smith, who has risen on AMC from pro-d uction assistant in 1988. I still want escapism and romance, but were going toh ave stories that are sometimes a little darker and edgier than we did on ABC A s she is speaking, AMC is wrapping its first w eeks in front of the cameras. Then OLTL takes over the 27,000-square-foots oundstage to start production. In this back-and-forth a rrangement, each series will tape 210 episodes in the year ahead. Online Pair of beloved TV soaps revived on the Web starting Monday J ennifer Pepperman One Life to Liveexecutive producerBeing online is going to draw people in. You can click on it and watch it any time you like. We dont want to totally r einvent the wheel, but we want to make the wheel t urn better and turn quicker.
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, April 28, 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, email@example.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com. 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: firstname.lastname@example.org ; 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: email@example.com, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org, 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: email@example.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 Special to the News-SunSEBRING Wildflower for All S easons, written by local author Rhoda A. Ross, will be delivered into fourSebring elementary schools, two Lake Placid elementary schools, and one Avon Park school, thanks to the generosity ofMartial Arts America, theL ake Placid Noon Rotary, and other individual sponsors in the community. Master Val Henry, owner of Martial Arts America, has purchased 35 books to be placed, two per class, in each second-gradec lassroom at Fred Wild, Woodlawn, and Sun N Lake elementary schools. Carla Rice will be presented at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14 at Fred Wild with books to be placed in secondgrade classes at the three schools where she is the librarian. L ater in the week, 38 books in total will be placed in Cracker Trail Elementary, Lake C ountry Elementary, and Lake Placid Elementary schools, thanks to the Lake Placid Noon Rotary. T here are still opportunities to sponsor 121 books to place in Memorial and Avon E lementary schools. Visit Rosss website at noondayheart.com/review to preview A Wildflower for All Seasons. Click on lesson plans to view kindergarten, first-grade, and second-grade lessons aligned to the commonc ore standards and helpful reading hints for parents. AWildflower for All Seasons is an interactive childrens book. Each child can participate in activities and answer questions alongt he storys journey through each season of the year. The main character, Wild Flower, doesn t want to wither like the other wildflowers. She wants to live year-round. Wild Flower accomplishes her goal by going deep within herself to feel the noonday sun. Local author Ross to deliver sponsored copies of book N ews-Sun file photo Rhoda Ross reads her book A Wildflower for All Seasons to a group of students in March.
C M Y K B y TODD McCARTHY The Hollywood ReporterThe story of a sympathetic fugitive who forges a bond with two teenage boys near am ighty river down South, Mud is shot through with traditional qualities of American literature and drama. Jeff Nicholsmuch-a nticipated follow-up to his breakthrough second feature ake Shelter feels less adventurous and unsettling but remains a well-carpen-t ered piece of work marked by some fine performances and resilient thematic fiber. N early every relationship in Nicholss screenplay is threatened, fractured or bro-k en. Ellis (Tye Sheridan) has good reason to believe that h is parents (Sarah Paulson, Ray McKinnon) are headed for a divorce, while his bestp al, Neckbone (Jacob Lofland), is being raised by h is oyster-diving uncle Galen (Michael Shannon Ellis, whos 14, lives in a funky old houseboat while the nearby Arkansas town isa characterless wasteland of large chain stores and housi ng developments. On a deserted island out in the Mississippi, the boyss tumble into the grizzled, unkempt Mud (Matthew M cConaughey), whos hiding out in an old boat stuck up in a tree. Even though M ud soon admits that hes killed a man in a dispute, the boys are willing to give him the benefit of the doubt and, in exchange for the promiset hat they can have the boat once hes done, they start ferrying food across to him in a launch. Nichols readily admits the i nfluence of The Adventures of Huckleberry F inn on his story, in addition to those of otherS outhern writers. Such stories were formerly staples of American writing and theres enough dramatic and emotional meat on this one tos uspect that audiences would easily engage with it. The title character is a perennial,a flawed man who admits the error of his ways andh opes for a second chance in the face of those who vengefully seek to take him down. Significantly more appealing is the boy, Ellis, a sensitive, watchful, tough kid w hos able to stand up for himself. Although much s maller, he punches out an older high schooler and is flirted with seriously enoughb y an older girl to imagine that shes become his girlf riend. His anger at his parents for not finding a way to remain together is painful enough to give them pause. Sheridans performanceg rows in stature and confidence as the film pushes on; h e often keeps his words to a minimum, but his eyes and increasingly untrusting atti-t ude toward adults and what they say speak volumes for h is burgeoning understanding of the unsavory ways of the world. M uds getaway plans require the boys to steal an outboard motor for him but he also asks Ellis to contact his ladylove Juniper (ReeseW itherspoon), whos laying low in town waiting for the green light to join Mud. Also hovering, however, is a squad of bounty hunters ledb y a hulking bad old boy (Joe Don Baker M ud killed. Theres more than enough a nger, disappointment and disillusion to go around in Nicholss carefully constructed, slightly overextended drama. Its easy to criti-c ize Mud for being old-fashioned, too redolent in familiar dramatic tropes, overly intent on establishing interlocking motifs and themes,a nd happy to fall back on both climactic violence and wishful thinking when it comes to second chances. More than anything, the characters of the boys keep i t real and alive, the films emotional credibility overr iding its dramatic convenience. W ith messy hair, tattoos and a chipped tooth,M cConaugheys Mud is a mess but still not without c harm. After a string of silly and underperforming commercial outings, Witherspoon is on the money here in a strictly supportingt urn as a trampy gal whos wasted her life thus far. Young Lofland as Elliss pal, has a great face; Shannon, the star of Take Shelter seems present more for m oral support than for his r ole, which is very incident al, while Sam Shepard puts far more than his recent norm into his acute characterization of a man who may or may not be Muds real father and may or may not have been a government hit man. Page B10News-SunSunday, April 28, 2013www.newssun.com DR. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 4/28/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 3 3 3 3 chamber page; 7.444"; 15"; Black; chamber page april; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 3 3 9 9 Courtesy James Bridges/MCT Tye Sheridan, from left, Jacob Lofland and Matthew McConaughey star in Jeff Nichols Mud. Movies Mud oozes traditional literature, drama qualities Movie Review Mud Rating: R (some violence, sexual references, language, thematic elements) Running time: 130 minutes Review: (of 4 NEWYORK (APThe Laos adventure The Rocket and the Afghanistan War documentary The Kill Team have taken top honors at the Tribeca Film Festival. In an awards ceremony Thursday evening in New York, festival jurors selected Kim Mordaunts The Rocket for best narrative film. Its 10-year-old star won best actor. The young Sitthiphon Disamoe stars as Aholo, who enters a rocket festival to help save his poverty-stricken family thats been uprooted for the construction of a dam. Taking best documentary was Dan KraussThe Kill Team, an examination of the so-named group of U.S. soldiers charged with killing Afghan civilians. The inaugural Nora Ephron Prize, an award for female filmmakers, went to writer-director Meera Menon. Her first film, Farah Goes Bang, chronicles friends making a road trip to campaign for John Kerry during the 2004 presidential election. The Rocket, Kill Team take top Tribeca honors
C M Y K Metro News ServicesAries (March 21-April 2 0) Aries, avoid making a mistake you may regret later. Difficulties are expected with any situation, but you have to rise above and exhibit grace under pressure. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus, address a situation that concerns you so it does not become a major misunderstanding. Others share your concerns, but they might be waiting for someone else to speak up. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, now might be a great time to present a new image. Someone you want to get to know better will respond to the changes you make in a positive way. Cancer(June 22-July 22 Ask questions and you will likely get all the right answers, Cancer. Trust your intuition to fill in the blanks and rely on the people you look to for advice to guide you in the right direction. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23 Leo, enjoy activities and challenges that enable you to use your talents and skills fully. Stick to relationships with positive people and you will be just fine. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22 Virgo, dont let someone pressure you into doing something you dont want to do. Be prepared to face a few challenges, the most i mportant of which might be figuring out your love life. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Listen and observe what everyone is doing this week, Libra. Once you have a clear image you can take the appropriate action to achieve all of your goals. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) Scorpio, the people you interact with this week will teach you some valuable lessons. Your gut instinct will lead you in the right direction, but its up to you to take action. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 21) Sagittarius, consider what made you happy in the past and work toward achieving that happiness again. Things will fall into place if you are honest with yourself. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Do your best to sort through any strong emotions, Capricorn. Remember, you cannot have happy days all the time, but you can learn from the challenging ones. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18 Take on a new challenge or hobby to meet new people, Aquarius. Entertaining friends and their mutual friends will open up new possibilities. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Pisces, trust your intuition regarding matters of the heart. Love is in the stars, a nd you should look for that special person. Famous birthdaysApril 28 Jessica Alba, actress, 32; April 29 Jerry Seinfeld, comic, 59; April 3 0 Johnny Galecki, actor, 38; May 1 Tim McGraw, singer, 46; May 2 Lily Allen, singer, 28; May 3 Christina Hendricks, actres s, 38; May 4 Will Arnett, actor, 43. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, April 28, 2013Page B11 FAIRMONT CINEMA; 1.736"; 6"; Black; movie listings p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 8 8 8 8 9 9 4 4 Diversions ITL LHA VETODOBy JULIAN LIM ACROSS 1 Skip it 5 Jotting on a Post-it 9 Lowest of the low 1 4 Artist who was an admirer of Freud 18 Partner 19 Invites over 20 "Invisible Cities" author Calvino 21 Well-versed in 22 Container for mystery meat? 24 How some sleep 2 5 Nanny __: security devices 26 Fiddled (with 27 Word repeated after que," in song 28 Lure into crime 30 Rapture 31 Action scene in "True B lood"? 3 4 Pakistani city 35 Order to pounce 3 6 Like some personalit ies 37 Fluent speakers avoid them 38 Dull finish 39 Runner on snow 41 Out of breath 42 Ones giving marching orders: Abbr. 4 4 Like NES video g ames 45 Pulitzer winner Walker 4 7 Opposite of exo48 Hamilton's prov. 49 Courage ofM anhattanites? 52 Crew member 53 Topple 55 Satan's little helpers5 6 Mil. decoration 5 8 Wrote with limited characters 59 Vineyard grape6 1 Assess flight risk, in a way 65 Crossword heading: Abbr.6 6 Weirdo 67 Panaceas 68 Report card calamities 71 Cloak for a road trip? 7 5 __ Fil: Irish "stone of destiny" 76 Villain's base 78 Architect Saarinen 79 High-ranked Atlanta s chool 80 Bane for bugs 81 Wrapped up 8 3 Windy City airport code 84 Water filter brand 85 Pivotal 86 Paleness causes 88 __ Manor: "Batman" setting 8 9 High light? 92 Reaction to an alarm? 9 5 Two guys out to dinn er, say 96 Noted lawmaker 97 MLB credits 98 Concert setup, briefly 9 9 "Look no further than me" 1 00 Require 1 02 Baby's pre-vacation note to self? 104 What a ponytail covers 1 05 River measure 106 "Coffee __?" 107 Earthenware pot 108 Turned right 109 Pureing aid 1 10 Hardy's "Pure Woman" 111 Drudge DOWN 1 Washed-out shade 2 Andean herd member 3 Venue for poetry readings in space?4 Diagnostician's clues 5 Brit's bro 6 Abbr. before a year 7 Part of a GI's URL 8 Late lunch hour 9 Late dinner hr. 1 0 __ 2600: old video game console 11 Capital NW of M onrovia 12 Loire land1 3 Passed on a 19Down 1 4 Versatile roll 1 5 Common rental 16 California city name m eaning "pretty knoll" 17 Yard worker? 1 9 Silver in movies 23 Is worthy of, as repeating 27 Hook underling 29 Persian breads 31 In __ fertilization 32 One may be supporting 33 Queen's decree 35 Dionysian reveler 38 Asked to be stroked,p erhaps 3 9 Pursued one's d reams? 4 0 Press packets 42 Out of shape 4 3 Eat like a chinchilla 44 Stargazer's state 45 Supplies for Rambo4 6 Geriatrician's concern, with "the"4 9 V-shaped mark 50 Twisted 51 First name in makeup5 4 Cow patch 57 Wharton Sch. confer-r al 59 Played with, cat-style 6 0 Alphabet addition? 6 1 Kama __ 62 Livestock kept between buildings? 63 Rival of Bjorn 64 Some srs.' source of stress 66 Propeller noise67 Thou tenth 68 Webinars, e.g. 69 Mortgage acronym70 Glancing blow 72 Bright finish 73 Sophie player 7 4 Nitrogen compound 7 7 Sent payment 8 0 What bad traffic c omes to, with "a" 8 2 "The Flintstones" answer to Fido 84 Swings at home8 5 Maasai Mara game reserve locale 87 '60s-'70s veep andf amily 88 Twist in agony 8 9 City about 300 miles from Baghdad 90 1887 La Scala premiere 91 Like the lion slain by H ercules 9 3 __ union 94 "Suburgatory" airer 95 Nets 98 Statistician's figs. 101 It may be seen o pposite VI 102 Nursery container 103 "The Kids __ All Right": 2010 Best Picture nominee Solution on page B5 I couldnt wait to kick my sneakers off. My toes pinched and my whole bodya ched. The wrong fit meant misery. Finally, I found two pair that fit like ag love. What a difference. The wrong fit influences y our walk and skews your perspective. The same concept applies to careerc hoices for ones self or children. T hrough a class on calling, my writing career was confirmed. It wasw here I was fulfilled and through which others told m e they were blessed. Proverbs 22:6, NKJV, reminds us to Train up a child in the way he should go.Then it continues tos ay, And when he is old, he will not depart from it. T he word child denotes a young child right on up to young adulthood still liv-i ng under his parentsroof. While theyre with us, w ere responsible to help them understand the unique way in which God has d esigned each one. What is his passion, his bent in life?What are her gifts, talents and natural tendencies?Art? Music?H elping?Leadership? Building?Designing? Technology? As these leanings are discovered, we can helpg ive them a taste for, a desire for nourishment in t hat area that fulfills them. Through classes, hobbies,o r other endeavors, lets initiate in them a hunger f or what God has already built in that will ignite their passion and glorify God. S o, pray, watch, listen, suggest and engage with them in various pursuits that are importantt o them. I have watched how our oldest son and his wife dot his with their children. And I think of our oldest grandson, Walter, who is1 5. From his toddler years, h e has had a winning personality, been a helper, comfortable with people,a nd willing to work hard to achieve goals. His mom h as been actively engaged in Boy Scouts alongside him to help him achieve his goals, as has his dad. The fact he will achieve E agle Scout status before he is 16 attests to what is u nfolding for the future. His Christian testimony is clear and we are veryp roud of him and so thankful to God for his faithfuln ess. Aunique path awaits each of our grandchildren. A ccording to their individual gifts, talents and personalities, they will build on the firm foundation of good parenting in order tow alk in the steps God has planned for them. Lets help all of our children, grandchildren and any others he brings ourw ay to walk in his steps; but, in the right fit of their o wn shoes. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a News-Sun correspondent. His steps, my shoes P ause And C onsider Jan Merop Be ready to face a few challenges this week, Virgo Horoscope DearAbby: As a father of two teenage daughters, Ih ave a question about couples living together. Do relationships that start this way have a higher failure rate than those that dont? What should be considered when a young girl has the living together question presented to her by a young man? And most important, what can I as a father do to help my daughters make an intelligent decision about this, other than just load my shotgun (LOL As always, thank you for broadening my wisdom horizon and giving me examples of solid advice from which both my and my family's life have been enriched. Longtime Fan in Ohio DearLongtime Fan: It depends upon whether the couple living together are engaged to be married and their level of education. From what Ive read, the higher the level of education, the more stable the couple will be. If the question is presented to your daughters, ideally you will have gotten to know the young man, and the relationship will have developed beyond the casual stage. However, I cannot stress strongly enough the importance of your girls being independent, self-supporting and completing their education before they decide to do this. One of the most common reasons women remain in unhappy marriages/relationships is the fear they cant survive on their own. DearAbby: My husband and I are hoping you could shed some light on the practice of throwing rice at a wedding. We were not only wondering when and how the practice started, but also do people still throw rice today at weddings? We had heard that guests had stopped doing so to help protect wildlife (especially birds). Have you found this to be true? If so, what do we throw now? Empty-Handed in Wisconsin DearEmpty-Handed: Rice-throwing is an ancient tradition that may date back to ancient Rome and Egypt or even earlier. It was a ritual having to do with fertility many grains of rice equating to having many children. In some countries, the couple is pelted with dates, raisins or even eggs, according to Ask Yahoo. According to Emily Post: All the traditional materials have their drawbacks: Rice can be dangerous for birds if ingested; birdseed can sprout weeds in unwanted places; rose petals are notoriously slippery; and even bubbles can stain a gown. Instead, you might distribute colored flags or streamers for guests to wave. ... It beats assigning someone then early impossible task of trying to recover grains and seeds from grass and flower beds. Its Abby again: This is why I recommend that instead of tossing anything, you shower the happy couple with good wishes. DearAbby: My husband and I have three daughters, identical triplets. We, like many parents of multiples, are tired of questions and unsolicited comments from strangers concerning IVF which we did not use, hence identical or anything else triplet-related. I dont think people realize how rude they are being. I have been asked when did I know, how much did they weigh, what are their full names, etc. Abby, would you please discuss baby etiquette with the world? I do not feel questions about my children from total strangers are appropriate. They even make me feel unsafe. Multiple Mom in Oklahoma DearMultiple Mom: Identical triplets are unusual, and what the questioners are doing is exhibiting natural curiosity. While I agree that asking how your daughters were conceived is inappropriate, a polite way to respond would be to say, They were conceived with love. Write to DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Dad anticipates tough talks with his teenage daughters Dear Abby NEWS-SUN 385-6155
C M Y K I I s s y y o o u u r r c c h h i i l l d d r r e e a a d d y y ? ?Many children start showing an interest in potty training a round age 2, but others arent ready until theyre older because successful potty training begins when a child is physi cally and emotionally ready, which doesnt always happen at the same time for everyone. Here are some s igns of readiness you can look for: Ability to stay dry for two or more hours during the day. Interest in the potty chair, toilet or wearing underwear. Communicating with words, b ody language and facial expressions when they need to go. Complaints about wet or dirty diapers. W W h h a a t t y y o o u u n n e e e e d dBefore you start potty traini ng, consider having a few of these tools ready to help make the t ransition as smooth as possible: Potty chair Put a potty chair in the bathroom. Look for a model w ith a removable top that can be placed on top of the toilet seat when your child is ready to start making the transition. Asmall footstool Some k ids feel a little insecure sitting on the big potty. Placing a stool under their feet can help stabilize them. Training pants Training pants are a great way to move o n from diapers, and help toddlers feel like a big kid before making the jump to underwear. Rewards In addition to verbal praise for their efforts, consider small rewards such as stickers or stars on a chart. Every five or 10 stickers equals an extra bedtime story or game. T T r r y y s s o o m m e e t t h h i i n n g g n n e e w wB abyCenters 2012 American Media Mom Report shows that as many as 65 percent of moms now own a smartphone, and 74 percent of moms let their children use their smart-p hones. If your toddler enjoys playing with your smartphone, try u sing it as an educational tool, incentive and reward for potty training success. Brands such as Pull-Ups now offer a wide variety of mobile tools to ensure youre always ready for potty training success, wherever you go. T he new Pull-Ups Big Kid App includes games to reward your child after they have accomplished potty training success. S pecial identifying markers inside packages of Pull-Ups Training Pants can be scanned with the app to activate an interactive Pull-Ups Big Kid 3 D Celebration, bringing your childsf avorite Disney characters to life, and making rewards on the go easy and fun. O O v v e e r r c c o o m m i i n n g g o o b b s s t t a a c c l l e e s sY oull probably hit a few roadblocks and encounter stubbornness at its finest with your toddler after youve started the potty training process. Keep in mind these dos and donts i n order to get past them: Dont use punishments or threats. Always use positive reinforcement. Let children learn at their own pace. Stay positive when accidents happen. Take training breaks if needed. Boost fruit and veggie intake to help prevent constipation. Roadblocks aside, potty training successes are always worth sharing and celebrating. The Pull-Ups Brand encourages you to share your childs s uccess stories and photos with other parents on the Pull-Ups Facebook page for the chance to win great prizes. G et more details at www.facebook.com/pull-ups. Page B12News-SunSunday, April 28, 2013www.newssun.com W ELLS MOTOR COMPANY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, used cars; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 2 2 6 6 F amily FeaturesLearning to use the potty is a big deal for little kids and their parents. While its definitely a time-consuming process with many ups and downs, its also a process that can be easier for everyone with a few simple strategies, the right equipment and new, on-the-go tools that help make potty training fun anyt ime, anywhere. P P o o t t t t y y a a l l l l t t h h e e t t i i m m e e Parenting