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Title: The news-sun
Uniform Title: News-sun (Sebring, Fla.)
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Language: English
Publisher: Sebring News-Sun, Inc.
Place of Publication: Sebring Fla
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 62, no. 21 (Nov. 9, 1988)-
Numbering Peculiarities: Each day's issues carry distinct numbering schemes, <1997>.
General Note: Also published for Avon Park.
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C M Y K DIRTY HANDS By SCOTT DRESSEL editor@newssun.comSEBRING The office m anager of a Sebring medical practice was in the Highlands County Jail on Tuesday charged with several felonies after investigatorss ay she embezzled nearly $1 million from the business. M arlie Joann Westervelt, 56,of Sebring,was chargedw ith four counts of grand theft of more than $100,000, forgery,scheme to defraud, uttering a forgery,fraudulent use of a credit card,makingf alse entries on the books of a corporation and two counts of money laundering for what investigators called an ongoing systematic course o f conductat the Sebring Heart Center,stealing $ 936,121.61 from January of 2008 to August of 2012. A ccording to a states attorney affidavit,Westervelt issued unauthorized checks in the amount of $196,010.98 the bulk of that a $110,000c heck listed as a distribution to one of the doctors andNEWS-SUN www.newssun .com 079099401001 Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com WAUCHULA STATE BANK/Cheryl Hen; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, goal front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 7 7 2 2 & & O O P P E E N N H H E E A A R R T T S S Friday-Saturday, May 3-4, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 53 | 50 centsHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 Volunteers get put to work for Day of Caring State: Woman stole nearly $1 million Marlie Westervelt is accused of bilking her employer of $ $ 4 4 8 8 0 0 , 0 0 0 0 0 0 in false checks $ $ 5 5 0 0 0 0 , 0 0 0 0 0 0 in credit card charges and $ $ 1 1 6 6 4 4 , 0 0 0 0 0 0 in false payroll Online Yes 86% No 14% Total votes: 171 www.newssun .comPoll open through Friday. Make your voice heard at This weeks question: Should the legislature pass a bill that would streamline the death penalty process? Details, A12 Rainy. Low 66 High 83 Forecast BusinessB5 ClassifiedsA9 Community BriefsA2 Dear AbbyB11 Editorial & OpinionA3 Healthy LivingB5 Lottery NumbersA2 Movie ReviewB11 Places to WorshipB8 PuzzlesB11 ReligionB6 Index www.newssun .comThis story was FIRST reported o nline At B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comSEBRING United Way volunteers take spring cleaning to a whole other level during their annual Day ofC aring duties. Hundreds of volunteers rolled up their sleeves and got to work at various places throughout the county Wednesday morning. The United Way partners with numerous businesses throughout the Heartland businesses that each year l end a helping hand back to the United Way. Highlands Regional Medical Center,the City of Sebring,Alan Jay Automotive Network,HighlandsC ounty Board of County Commission,Publix and many other businesses joined together with fellow co-workers to revitalize some of the areas most well-known establishments. The Day of Caring brought out n early 400 volunteers to serve and give back as a vital part of theu pkeep of many community nonprofit organizations. HCBCC employees took on a huge task Wednesday as they got down and dirty at 435 Pomegranate in downtown Sebring. The long-vacant building is being renovated to serve as then ew location for the Boys and Girls Nearly 400 turn out to help local organizations N ews-Sun photos by SAMANTHA GHOLAR S cott Wilson (leftolls on a fresh coat of paint Wednesday morning during the a nnual United Way Day of Caring at the Highlands Art League, while around the corner, Highlands County Board of County Commissioners employees (from left) Erin Gercken, April Hartseil and Helen McKinney tidy up the future Boys and Girls Club Emporium building. By SAMANTHA GHOLAR s gholar@newssun.comSEBRING A brand new event is taking over Downtown Sebring this weekend as the Heartland Tailgate Extravaganza kicks off 5 p.m. today with a full night of trucks,food and music. About a year ago I started thinking about having an event that is totally different from anything weve ever seen in this county. Then it hit me,trucks. Trucks are everywhere around here and they are such a big part of our l ife here in the Heartland, coordinator Lora Todd said. After much coordinating and brainstorming with former major league pitcher and big truck afficionado Gabe White,Todd created the event that will have its first run downtown over the next couple of days. White was instrumental in Todds planning and creation of the Extravaganza. This is a brand new event,Todd said. We have trucks of all colors,shapes, Trucks galore on tap at first Heartland Tailgate Extravaganza See DAY,A7 Courtesy photo Monster truck Gunslinger will be on display in downtown Sebring today and Saturday as part of the Heartland Tailgate Extravaganza.Rained outCullen Lovett (left and the Blue Streak s were rained out of their playoff opener o n Wednesday, as were the Green Dragons See Sundas NewsSun for results of the games, which were rescheduled for Thursday night. See TAILGATE,A4 See WOMAN,A4 By BARRY FOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Quick work by a Lake Placid man Wednesday saved the life of an elderly motorist. Reportedly,89-year-old Anna Vanheek was on Miller Road near the Henscratch area when she lost control of her car during a driving rain storm. The auto crashed through a fence and slid into a small body of water known as Clarks Pond. Ronnie Hathaway III was driving past when he spotted the car in the water. He was just getting off work from the family business Hathaway Land Service. I could see the tail light just above the lily pads,he said. Hathaway then ran around the edge of the water calling out to see if anyone was in the car. I was yelling Is anybody in there?he said. Thats when she stuck her hand up where I could see it. The 25-year-old Lake Placid man then dove in the water and swam to the largelysubmerged car. She had the window down Man saves woman from submerged car See HERO,A8

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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY christopher.tuffley@newssun.comSEBRING Joseph Oros s tarted out preferring dogs to cats. That opinion began to change when he developed a rat problem and got a cat. Later,when he adopted a c at named Lucy,he fell in love. The retired Oros noticed a parade of feral cats crossed his large property all thet ime. For five years there have been no sales (in the neighborhood),Oros said. orty homes are in foreclosure. Many cats had just been left behind. A man of multiple talents, including carpentry,he went to work building a cat feeding station and several Kitty Kondominiums.He calls his c omplex Kitty Land. The shelters have carpeted f loors and rainproof roofs and are built out of single panels of plywood. Roofs over-h ang the entrances to keep the compartments dry.T hey look like library tables froma distance. Each kondominiumis set in its own lushly green garden. In the afternoon,the shade is a relief and the cats tend to nap. What makes this story different is what happened next. A thick cluster of bamboo and saw palmetto separatedO rosproperty from his neighbor,Carol DeWitt. Separated by landscape, they did notk now each other at all. One day Oros could hear someone soft-l y calling a cat,which is how he and DeWitt met. DeWitt said she was moved when she heard what Oros was doing,and asked if she could help. They cleared out the bamboo and palmetto,providing easy access for both humans and cats. When more shelters w ere needed,Oros built them on DeWitts property. N ow both share the expenses of keeping the cats fed,dry and snipped. Rewards come in two ways Oros and DeWitt know the j oy of watching healthy cats play in a safe environment, and theve gone from being strangers to friends in the process. Actually,were more like family than friends,DeWitt said. Page A2News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com pub block; 5.542"; 4.5"; Black; publishers block; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 4 4 0 0 3 3 May 1 4917213551x:5Next jackpot $5 millionApril 27 101217283844x:5 April 24 121427303644x:3 May 1 1013152435 April 30 210122022 April 29 79161932 April 28 411262935 May 1 (n 6527 May 1 (d 5643 April 30 (n 4963 April 30 (d 7931 May 1 (n 775 May 1 (d 829 April 30 (n 305 April 30 (d 416 April 30 1925284322 April 26 811204118 April 23 1517284112 April 19 2636434410 May 1 2226315455 PB: 18Next jackpot $191 millionApril 27 323485455 PB: 5 April 24 919315659 PB: 2 Note:Cash 3 and Play 4 drawings are twice per day:(d daytime drawing,(n nighttime drawing. PB:Power Ball Lottery Center By BARRY FOSTER News-Sun correspondentS EBRING More than a dozen people turned out Tuesday morning at Highlands County Animal Control,spending nearly$ 500 on livestock being held at the Haywood Taylor Boulevard location. Workers at the site said they divested themselves of more than 140 chickens, including roosters,hens andp eeps. Animal Control Director Darryl Scott,who also served as auctioneer, divided the fowl into lots. The largest involved 18 r oosters and 13 hens,while the smallest group was a single rooster and three hens. e didnt count the peeps they went with their mamas,Scott said. The event ran just over an h our,starting promptly at 11 a.m. and finishing shortly after noon. e actually had a couple of bidding wars that went ona nd that drove the prices up, he said. emade enough money to pay back our feed bill for the chickens. The chickens had been rounded up in the HighwayP ark community over the past several weeks in a clean-up effort that is ongoing. Animal Control officials said as many as two to three chick-e ns continue to be trapped and brought in each day. That means yet another auction will be held,probably within a month or so. ll probably be a few weeks anyway. When we getu p around 100 chickens, well go again,Scott said. While bidders snapped up the chickens as well as an albino ferret and a dwarfh amster they showed no interest in the three horses that went up on the auction block. The two quarter horses and a paso fino mare remain in county custody. If they are n ot taken by the time the next auction is held,they will be put out to bid again. Although it may be a bit before the next auction is held,officials remind resid ents there are plenty of dogs and cats that can be adopted a t any time during regular office hours. Chickens sell quickly at Animal Control auction Community Briefs News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Joseph Oros and his neighbor Carol DeWitt work together to keep area feral cats sheltered, fed and spayed or neutered. Joseph OrosForty homes are in foreclosure. Many cats had just been left behind. Neighbors create an oasis for displaced cats and a friendship News-Sun staffFORT MYERS United States Attorney Robert E. O'Neill announces the unsealing of an eight count indictment charging Desmond Holden,Kinjonah Coston,and Octavis Jones with conspiracy to prepare fraudulent tax returns,theft of public money and aggravated identity theft. This case was originally investigated by Det. Barbara Hair of the Highlands County Sheriffs Office and was subsequently turned over to the Internal Revenue Services Criminal Investigation division. Holden and Coston,both of Lake Placid,were arrested in Highlands County by IRS Special Agents accompanied by HCSO deputies. Jones turned himself in. If convicted,each faces a maximum penalty of five years in federal prison for each of the conspiracy and theft of public money offenses and a consecutive minimum sentence of two years imprisonment for each aggravated identity charge. The indictment also notifies the defendants that the United States intends to forfeit all assets,which are alleged to be traceable to proceeds of the offenses. According to the indictment,Holden,Coston and Jones participated in a scheme to fraudulently obtain federal income tax refunds by preparing and filing false tax returns. They filed these returns in the names of people whose identities they had stolen by obtaining the victimsSocial Security numbers and other identifiers. The defendants would then direct the money from the fraudulent refunds to be deposited onto debit cards or money orders,which they would then convert to their personal use. An indictment is merely a formal charge that a defendant has committed a violation of the federal criminal laws,and every defendant is presumed innocent. Three indicted on tax fraud charges Investigation started by HCSO, turned over to IRS Tickets available for Lincoln Day DinnerS EBRING Kathy Rapp has been elected as chairperson of the HighlandsC ounty Republican Executive Committee r eplacing John Drozinski, who resigned for health reasons. R app hopes to lead and build upon the visions of t he last two chairmen Drozinski and Andy Tuck. Rapp was born and raised in Highlands County. She graduatedf rom Sebring High School and the University of F lorida with a degree in Occupational Therapy.She served as a therapist in theH ighlands County schools and in private practice. She l ater developed her own business in Mary Kay Cosmetics and was promote d to the position senior sales director. She has been married for 42 years to husband Gary, who has taught andc oached multiple generations of students and athletes at Sebring High School. They have two sons,Travis (HollyB rian (Allisona daughter Christie Pena (Mike),and s ix grandchildren. The Lincoln Day Dinner i s the Republican Executive Committees biggest fundraiser and will be held Saturday,May 18 at the Island ViewR estaurant (Sun N Lake) at 5:30 p.m. This years guest speaker is Representative Marti Coley,who is the currentS peaker Pro Tempore of the Florida House of Representatives. Tickets may be obtained b y contacting Olivia Scott at 381-6993.V FW 4300 having a Kentucky Derby DaySEBRING Join the S ebring Post 4300 on Saturday for some Derby fun. Take all the excite-m ent,buzz and fanfare of the Super Bowl and cond ense it into a few minutes of energy where fans hang onto every hoofbeat,racing at top speed for one and one quarter mile andy ouve got the Kentucky Derby. T he VFW is bringing the energy,hat contest,mint juleps and anticipation on as mall scale. The activity begins at 3 p.m. and clim axes with Bobs famous meat loaf dinner and music. There will be a p rize for the best southern belle hat.The Salvation Army distributes commoditiesSEBRING The Salvation Army will have commodities distributionf rom 9 a.m. to noon today at 3135 Kenilworth Blvd. C lients in vehicles with 2013 Commodities cardsm ay use the drop off lane for their distribution. Clients without 2013 Commodities cards must come inside to certify fort he year. Receive a new card and the distribution for the month. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.C all 385-7548. C ontinued on A5 GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE

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C M Y K ANOTERVIEWPOINTTODAYSLETTERS 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155 NEWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. 515publisher@newssun.com S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. 516editor@newssun.comDAN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. 528daniel.hoehne@newssun.com A DVERTISINGV ICKIE WATSONExt. 518vickie.jones@newssun.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. 507mcollins@newssun.com BUSINESS OFFICEJ ANET EMERSONExt. 596legals@newssun.com www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, May 3, 2013Page A3 Editorial & Opinion H is behavior has been especially erratic as it relates to university funding. Last year, he vetoed the so-called preeminence bill that would have given the University ofF lorida more flexibility in tuition and other areas while a lso signing a budget with $300 million in cuts to the state university system. T hat same budget anticipated 15 percent tuition increases a t state universities to blunt the impact of cuts. ... This year, Scott has fallen back in love with the state university system especial-l y UF and its economic benefits. The governor recently s igned a measure into law that would do much the same things as the pre-eminence b ill sans the tuition authority and provides additional money for UF to try to move into the top-10 public universities and establish fully online undergraduate pro-g rams. Yet Scott continues to o ppose even a modest 6 percent university tuition hike in the Houses budget. Hes alsop ressuring universities to hold down student fees, making it a c ondition for universities seeking bonding authority for construction projects. Scott might say hes been consistent in his opposition toh igher costs for students and the debt it creates for them. ... T he Cabinet, which Scott leads, must give final approval to issue bonds to finance construction projects. So Scott has been able to hold building projects hostage at Florida State and Florida International universities, extracting a promise from FIU t o keep a transportation fee in check. Florida universities have gone through several years of funding cuts even as their tuition and fees were kept a mong the lowest in the n ation. If Scott is going to show a newfound love for the economic benefits of univer-s ities, he must accept that theres a cost to achievingt hose benefits that must come from the state if not students. Money might not buy love, but it would be a start to showing the governors recent romance with UF and other state universities is not just a fling. An editorial from the G ainesville Sun. Gov. Scott needs to show universities some real love Li ke an on-again, off-again romance, Gov. Rick Scott has been hot and cold in his interaction with state universities. Will commission use integrity or deception?E ditor: All the responses I got from my last l etter either agreed with me or encouraged me to keep the pressure on about the Tourist Development Council, e xcept one. It was from a commissioner who requested I remove his name from my email list. That indicates to me that he does not want to listen to any citizen who does not agree with him. The truth of the matter is that in November 2002 the politicians put ar equest on the ballet to authorize a tourist tax of 2 percent with distribut ion to be set at percentages for each category to receive the tax money to bring tourists to the county. It has been well established that the distribution was not being done correctly. In fact, its howed on the audit they did not really know where all the money went and t here was a substantial balance. The only thing that can be done now is to reset the balance and enforce thep ercentages as they were voted in. No changes or removal in the administrat ive percentage of 29 percent. In other words do what is ethical with full integrity. The alternative is to let the voters revote on the tourist tax. Ten people on the TDC are ones who will benefit the most by using the money any way they choose. They appear not to care what the citizens prefer or want. They act like the tourist tax money is their money and they are doing the citizens a favor just giving them some of it. They, the commissioners, will make the decision and that decision will decide if they use integrity or deception. Contact me at claggwe@comcast.net William E. Clagg SebringMemorial Library and Museum is a travestyEditor: The George W. Bush Memorial Library and Museum, what a travesty! We already have memorials to those eight disastrous years Bush wasted in the White House, the almost 5,000 headstones marking the graves of those honored dead who died because of the lies told by Bush. Is there a plaque in this library stating why he went AWOL(thats desertion from the military) from the Texas National Guard during a time of war? Does that plaque list the names of those whose homes were foreclosed because of his stupid actions permitting banks, real estate and mortgage companies to run wild with no government oversight? Does that plaque show that when Governor of Texas he cut taxes and bankrupted Texas by billions of dollars? Does that plaque show that he set the record for most executions by any governor in American history? Does that plaque state that he set the all-time record for most days on vacation by any president in U.S. history? Does that plaque state that he cut unemployment benefits for more out of work Americans than any president in U .S. history? Does that plaque state t hat he set the record for the least amount of press conferences than any president? Does that plaque state that h e created the largest government department bureaucracy in the history of the United States? Does that plaque state that he set the all-time record for biggest annual budget spending increases, more than any president in U.S. history? Does that plaque state that he withdrew the United States from the World Court of Law? Does that plaque state that when he entered office with the strongest economy in U.S. history and in less than two years turned every single economic category straight down? Does that plaque state that Bush announced the end of major combat operations in Iraq on May 1, 2003 under a banner reading Mission Accomplished meanwhile our soldiers are dying there today! Does that plaque state Brownie, youre doing a heckuva a job? As I said: The George W. Bush Memorial Library and Museum, what a travesty! Sandy Oleesky SebringField, stadium enhancements is another spending spreeEditor: Thats it ... Ive had it with baseball (at least at the Major League level the Florida State Legislature has decided to spend upward of $3 million a year (starting in 2015 towns here in the state enhance their playing fields and stadiums so that at least two major league teams will have better facilities. Folks, that $3 million is going to come right out of our pockets. The people of Tampa got burned by the Glazer family when the taxpayers ended up paying for Raymond James Stadium when the Glazers apparently have all the money in the world. Now we are expected to pay for major league teams that give out player contracts that stagger your imagination. Longoria of the Tampa Rays, $10 million a year ... Pujols of the Angels, $24 m illion ... Rodriguez of the Yankees, $27 million (and he is home by the p ool until at least July but still gets paid) and Kevin Yukalis, who was brought to the Yankees for one year to replace Rodriguez at the tune of $12 million. F olks, with owners shelling out this kind of money for players, how can they justify asking or needing money from the state for better venues? Our legislators need their heads examined. I suggest that the people in Tallahassee go to a game in either Tampa or Miami and pay upwards of $80 for a grandstand seat and buy one of those $8 hotdogs and then vote with a clear head on spending our money on people who apparently have a bottomless pit of money. Spring training lasts about six to eight weeks a year, how much do you think that helps a community on a yearly basis? Folks, dont let them get away with another stupid spending spree. Hal Graves Sebring BouquetParents, businesses help with SACEditor: On behalf of our staff and students we would like to thank our Kindergarten Learning Center School Advisory Council members who have served during the 2012-2013 school year. The SAC members attended meetings throughout the school year and participated in discussions ranging from school safety to budget decisions. We would like to wholeheartedly thank Chauncy Charlery, Clinton Culverhouse, Sherrie Daniels, and Bonnie Revell. Our business partners for this year have been Kim Heintz and Sandy Marcum from Highlands Independent Bank and Billy Perez of Precision Pest Management. Once again we would like to express our deepest appreciation to each individual for their time spent serving as members of the Kindergarten Learning Center School Advisory Council. Rick Kogelschatz KLC SAC co-chairperson My working t heoryyou could call it a philosophy, or a freestanding reason of how the worldw orksis what I call the Theory of Relative Laziness. It goes like this: Never attributea nything to conspiracy, coordination or planningw hen laziness could explain it. Call it Occams Armchair. W hile perusing the weirder corners of the I nternet the other day I stumbled upon the Flat Earth Societys website.T hey believeand claim to have plenty of evidence t hat the world is not a sphere, its flat. Why? According to their site its because the world looks flat. The first question int heir FAQs is, Is this a joke? The answer: No. W hat about the moon landing and space travel, theyre asked? Its beenf aked. Whats more lazy? Fifty y ears of an international conspiracy to commit massive (not to mention expens ive) fraud to needlessly trick the world into believing our planet is shaped like a basketball? Or some dude looking at the groundb eneath him and saying, It looks flat. I find it comforting to think of just how lazy the Boston Marathon bombersT amerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev were. Yes, they w ent through all the trouble of learning how tom ake a bomb, constructing said bomb and walking to the finish line of the most prestigious street race in the world with moderatelyh eavy backpacks. But that was basically it. No attempts to hide their identity. No going through all the trouble of writing am anifesto to explain or indicate the goal of causing the senseless deaths of onlookers. Not even a declarative sentence, actually. No saving up money before the event so they could skip town. No trying to get rid of evidence. No attempts to change their identity. No backup plan. No thoughts on maybe not terrorizing your hometown where youve gone to school and people recognize you because your picture is in their yearbook. There are reports the duo were preparing to carry out other attacks; the pitiful half-hearted assertion of slacker terrorists everywhere. Yes they were cruel, callous and maliciousbut thankfully they were also lazy. This event has inspired a menagerie of conspiracy theories that I put i nto two categories: the falsereports-are-true theories and ourpreexisting-a ssumptions-areeven-more-valid theories. There are hypotheses thati ncorporate sincecorrected errors that ended up in t he news media: ASaudi national, a dark-skinned man, or anything men-t ioned in the Murdochowned New York Post. The i dea is that these were the truth and the corrections are the cover-ups.A ccording to my Theory of Relative Laziness when y ou have journalists not doing their due diligence coupled with a denial of new information (meaning you get to stop reading andt hink youre right) both can be attributed to simple lazin ess. Within seconds of the bombs going off a popularc onspiracy sham artist (Im not naming) tweeted out s omething to the effect of The government did this, the government always d oes this so they can take away our civil rights. (Civil rights mean your right to stockpile weapons and ammunition. Arightt hats not being threatened even in the wake of people with arsenals making threats.) No investigation, no pausing for the victims,n o evidence pondered, he knew the government d id it. Conservatives will tell y ou government cant do anything well. Liberals will tell you government is flawed but its the best weve got. Nowhere on thep olitical spectrum or in any evidence-based reality is the U.S. government hypercompetent and perfect at accomplishing their objec-t ives. Never. But its the laziest punditry there is: Everything went off as planned, everyone is in on it and Im the only one brave enough to say anything. Its apparently also pretty lucrative. Little overhead, low production costs, no need to employ a factchecker (or copy-editors Alot of the world can be explained by the simple fact that someone isnt putting in a full effort and isnt interested in doing their job. See every column Ive ever written about Congress. Tina Dupuy is an award-winning writer and the editor-inchief of TheContributor.com. Tina can be reached at tinadupuy@yahoo.com/. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. The Boston Bombers and the Theory of Relative Laziness Guest Column Tina Dupuy 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. Letters of local concern take priority. Send your letter to 2227 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870; drop it off at the same address; fax 385-1954; or e-mail editor@newssun.com. To make sure the editorial pages arent dominated by the same writers, letters are limited to two per month and a guest column can be submitted once every three months. Opinions expressed in letters or columns are solel y 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 per mits, although more timely ones could be moved up. We believe your viewpoints are just as important as any community leader or government official, so consider this a personal invitation to get your two cents in.

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C M Y K Page A4News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com C ENTRAL FLORIDA CASKET STORE &; 1.736"; 6"; Black; obit page; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 7 7 7 7 ICS CREMATION; 1.736"; 3"; Black; obit page tv incentive; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 7 7 8 8 and sizes. Its just a big variety of trucks that will be here. One of the highlights is the famous monster truck Gunslingerwill be here throughout the event. The driver,Scott Hartsock,will be here signing autographs all weekend. Other things on the Extravaganza itinerary include mud trucks,food vendors,live music and childrens activities. Two mud trucks from out of county Obelicious and Big Sexy will make appearances at the Tailgate. Dozens of show trucks will line the Circle to give everyone an opportunity to check out some of the fancy paint jobs and gear that they have to offer. e will have lots of food vendors. Therell be barbecuing going on because you cant have an event like this without barbecue,you know,Todd said. The Shannon Reed Band will provide musical entertainment from 6-10 p.m. tonight. Truck registration will also be held this evening; vendors will be open and ready to serve the public. The opening ceremonies will take place at 9 a.m. Saturday. The truck show will kick off shortly following the opening ceremonies. The Ransom Band will provide live music from 12-4 p.m. Trophies will be handed out to winners beginning at4 p.m. A cornhole tournament will be taking place throughout the event. All the money raised from the tournament will benefit Friends of Highlands Hammock Foundation. The Heartland Tailgate Extravaganza will be from 5-10 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. Street closures will be in effect throughout the Tailgate Party Extravaganza. s just going to be good,old-fashioned fun. Itsa family event and children are welcome to come out. The Childrens Museum will be open so its just going to be a very nice and fun event,Todd said. For more information, contact Todd at 381-6467. Continued from A1 signed by another,who claimed she had never signed a $110,000 check in her life. That money was converted into a bank cashiers check made out to Swaine,Harris PATrust Account and used to buy a home on Greenwood Terrace. That resulted in one of the money laundering counts. An additional $86,010.98 in checks were made out to cashor Westervelt, the affidavit said. Westervelt is also accused of writing checks to pay for bills for family members. Additionally,investigators said, Westervelt racked up $498,532 of personal charges on four different credit cards and used company money to pay the bills. She should have had access to only one credit card for the business and was only allowed to make business transactions with it,the owners told investigators. In February of 2012,one of the doctors asked Westervelt for a personal loan of $25,000. Westervelt made the loan with what she claimed were personal funds,but instead used office funds. When the doctor paid back the loan, Westervelt kept that money,the affidavit said,accounting for the other money laundering charge. Additionally,in her role as office manager Westervelt used fraudulent time cards and other methods to increase her salary as well as that of another family member who worked at the Heart Center. That total was more than $164,000. Brian Haas of the States Attornes Office would not comment when asked if any other family members were under investigation,but did say that the amount of money Westervelt is accused of taking is significant. s a very serious case,he said. The scheme came to light,the affidavit said,when Westervelt,who had been office manager for 12 years, complained that there wasnt enough money in the checkbook to cover bills to another employee,which sparked an audit. Westervelt's bond was set at $84,000,but she was subject to a Nebbia hearing,where she will have to prove that the money used for bail comes from legitimate sources,before she can be released. Continued from A1 THOMAS BRAGG A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 4,2013 at the Covenant Presbyterian Church,4500 Sun N Lake Blvd.,Sebring, Fla.,for Thomas Caswell Bragg of Avon Park,Fla. Thomas was born Oct. 9, 1946. He passed away,to be with the Lord,during the early morning hours of May 1,2013,after a long battle with cancer. Thomas has spent the past 28 years providing service for the community of Avon Park as the owner of Toms Cycle. He is survived by his wife,Sharon Bragg; children,Michael Bragg,Laura Johnston,Georgia Varner, and Thomas Bragg Jr.; and six grandkids. He is also survived by seven sisters, and three brothers. Obituaries Woman charged with theft, forgery, fraud Tailgate Extravaganza revs up today By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY c hristopher.tuffley@newssun.comS EBRING Specialists in local economic and job development programs and organizations gathered at the Chateau Elan for an informa-t ional and brainstorming session earlier this week. P articipants came from all over the state,including workforce professionals andg overnment officials. A report on Floridas curr ent state of economic development by McCallum Sweeney Consulting and A valanche Consulting said, Florida is not on most comapaniesradar as a viable business location ... its seen as a great vacationp lace,but not as a place to do business.It adds that hurricanes remain a real concern for many companies. Beyond simply not knowi ng about Floridas opportunities,the report said many b usinesses have found local permitting processes compli-c ated enough to kill any deal. The recommendation is for elected officials to modernize taxes,streamline the permitting process ande stablish liaisons with other state agencies for a smoother process. The McCallum report said K-12 education and avail-a bility of a more highly skilled workforce are two areas that need the most improvement ... specifically m ore investment in workforce training. Locally,Highlands County businesses,the school district and South Florida StateC ollege are already collaborating on new programs regarding this issue. The symposium also focused on several success-f ul initiatives. In Polk County,the local w orkforce created the Race to Place program,a short-t erm,intensive outreach campaign. There are plenty of jobs,said Steve Carr, with the Polk County Workforce Board. Thep roblem is the employers and job seekers arent meeting in the same place. We need to get open job notices and job seekers into theE mploy Florida Market Place data system. F rom an entirely different perspective,Crystal Stiles, e conomic development project manager for Florida Power & Light,presented a new economic development incentive called PoweringF lorida. The program,which is already live online,offers t wo sets of services a one-stop shop for site selectors,and a market researchc enter for local economic development organizations. F or the first time,Stiles said, three-dimensional information is available in one place a t no cost. Jack Richie,Highlands County Commission chairman,was very impressed by what he heard. It was ani ncredible meeting,he said. The information was extremely valuable. There are a lot of things I would hope we could do here. Thep ower compans incentives are incredible,a great tool. R oger Hood,executive director of the HeartlandW orkforce,was thrilled with the participation and variety of ideas. He said the session showed a new seriousness ofp urpose. For example,Gov. Rick Scott had planned to attend,but at the last minute could not. Hood said the governor still spoke to theg roup via telephone for 30 minutes. Group brainstorms about improving state economy News-Sun photo by CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY Individuals representing businesses, local Heartland Workforce centers and government officials from all over the state meet April 30 and May 1, for an informational and brain storming symposium at Chateau lan. S teve Carr P olk County Workforce BoardThere are plenty of jobs. The problem is the employers and job seekers a rent meeting in t he same place. N ews-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Brooker Revell, 6, bows his head with his grandma Martie Brooker on Thursday morning during the National Day of Prayer event in Sebring. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS J eri Slaybaugh of Sebring said she felt led b y God to attend the National Day of Prayer T hursday morning in Sebring. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Wally Randall sings God Bless the USA during Thursdays ceremony. A large crowd bows attends the National Day of Prayer event despite cloudy skies and a r ainy weather forecast on the Highlands County Courthouse lawn in Sebring. Day of Prayer

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C M Y K JoMammas Coffee, Tea & Thee grand opening setS EBRING Take mom to JoMammas Coffee,113 W. Center Ave.,for their grand opening today and Saturday with breakfast,lunch,fullc offee menu ad baked goods all under $6.50.Enjoy free samples,students receive $1 off specialty coffee or sandwich with ID. T he store will be open from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday. For information, email jomammascoffee@yahoo.com .Prime-1 to performSEBRING Prime-1 is a f airly new reggae,clypose, and R&B band whos no stranger to the bright lights.I ndividually the group members has preformed for a-list a rtists such as Grammy Award winner Shaka Khuan, and the renown gospel singer who has received countless awards and honors,CeceW inans,just to name a few. This eight-part band was c reated when band leader ChilliWillie Hood and lead vocalists Johnny NevilleC oke,aka Jonney Culture, realized there was no group i n Central Florida that covered all dance genres of music,from R&B,reggae, c alypso,funk,step,down to pop. Prime-1 is looking forward to recording their first album in June. P rime-1 will preform at Highlands Inn at 8 p.m. today. Dinner and a show will be $18. Improve speaking and leadership skillsSEBRING Looking to i mprove your speaking and leadership skills? Ace a job interview? Ignite your career? The Heartland Talk of the T own Toastmasters in Sebring is only one among more than 13,500 Toastmasters clubs with 280,000 members in 116c ountries. Since 1924,more than 4 million people around the world have become more confident speakers and leaders because of their participation in Toastmasters. Membership in Toastmasters is one of the greatest investments you can make in yourself. At less than $10 a month,it is also one of the most cost-effective skill-building tools available anywhere.A Toastmastersmeeting is a learn-by-doing workshop in which participants hone speaking and leadership skills in a no-pressure atmosphere. Visitors are always welcome to attend a meeting of the Heartland Talk of the Town Toastmasters club the first and third Tuesday every month from 6:15-7:15 p.m. at Grace Brethren Church Community Room 101,3626 Thunderbird Road. For more information, contact Erin Hess at 2731437 or Linda Udall or 3866495. Visit www.toastmasters.org on the Web.Bake sale benefits Project GraduationLAKE PLACID Lake Placid High School Project Graduation 2013 will sell baked goods,food and drinks from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Winn Dixie in Lake Placid. Proceeds benefit Project G raduation,a celebration honoring the graduates the night of their graduation with a night of fun in a drug and alcohol free environ-m ent.WOTM Road Kill Game is SaturdayS EBRING The Women of the Moose Lodge 2259 will host the Road Kill Game at 3 p.m. Saturday in the social quarters. Snacksw ill be served. Road Kill is a game where you receive three cards attached to a board. The caller will call cards from a deck and when you get onec ard you holler weaving, second card is swerving and t hird card would be Road Kill. You then would go to a board where pictures of ani-m als are placed with a type of meat under each one. You p ick the animal and receive the cut of meat that has been written down and placed under the animal. Your winnings are picked u p at the end of the games. Fifteen games are played; t he cost is $1 for three games. Door prizes are also available from a free ticketd rawing. Members and qualified guests are invited. Food a nd entertainment begins at 5:30 p.m.Ballroom Dancers plan May DanceL AKE PLACID The Lake Placid Ballroom D ancers will sponsor a May Day dance Saturday at the fellowship hall,Eastside Christian Church. Uptown Country,the little bigb and,will provide the music. There will be prizes and refreshments; hours are from 6:30-9 p.m. Soda and water available. Fellowship hall is 1.8 mile east on County Road 621 off U .S. 27.A udubons last meeting of the yeari s SaturdaySEBRING Plans are set to hold the final meeting of the year at noon Saturday at Sebring Christian Church fellowship hall,4514 Hammock Road. Bring a bagl unch. Desserts and refreshm ents will be provided. The guest speaker will be a ranger from the Highlands Hammock State Park. For any questions,call Lois Krebs at 699-5592.AmVets host karaoke SaturdaySEBRING AmVets Post 21,2027 U.S. 27 South, w ill have Karaoke with Mega Soundz from 6-9 p.m. Saturday. Pizza will be available. For more information,call 3 85-0234.Walker Academy inducts NHS membersA VON PARK Walker Memorial Academy will induct new members into the National Honor Society at 12:45 p.m. today during a c eremony in the gym,1525 W. Avon Blvd.Lake Placid DeMolay to hold car washL AKE PLACID The L ake Placid Chapter of DeMolay will hold a fundraising car wash from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at Bank of America,corner of U.S. 27 South and Dal HallB oulevard. All donations will go to help members attend a statewide conclavet his summer. DeMolay is a Masonic youth organization for youn g m en ages 12-21 and is d esigned to assist them in d eveloping civic awareness, personal responsibility and leadership skills vitally n eeded in todays society. D eMolay combines this serious mission with fun, sports,competition and social events that helps bui ld b onds of friendship among its members. There are more than 1,000 D eMolay chapters,sponsored by local Masonic lodges worldwide. For addi-t ional information on the car wash or the DeMolay chapter,call Ashton Abela at6 99-2779 or Jim McQuigg at 465-8185. www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, May 3, 2013Page A5 MARTIAL ARTS (pp rhr summer camp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 8 8 5 5 P LAN B PROMOTIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; lora todd; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 6 6 9 9 Continued from A2 Community Briefs News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Be mindful of how you act...its OK to set yourself a part, Daija Barrett said Saturday, while mentoring a group of young people in Sebring. B y SAMANTHA GHOLAR sgholar@newssun.comS EBRING Young girls were given a boost of conf idence recently during a mentioning program at Wings of Faith Church inS ebring. The program put a face on the importance of persev erance,hard work and foll owing your dreams. The Pearls Processis a program thatw as put together by the single women congregation members to uplift and empower the youngerg enerations. The attendees w ere addressed by a special guest Avon Park High School gradu-a te and soonto-be college graduate Daija Barrett. Barrett is a j ournalism major who is currently interning in Orlando as a television sports anchor. Barrett spoke to the group of 20 young girls about the importance of finishing school and continuing their education following high school. Barrett also touched on topics that are vital to growing young girls in America,such as self image,confidence, peer pressure,and dreams. I am who I say I am, Barrett said. Self image is important,because they need to learn who they are and to be who they say they are. They have to learn about handling things like a young woman,professionally and with digni-t y. In this society its the opposite; there are not e nough young ladies. All they see is whats splashed across reality TV. B arrett knows the pressure of growing up in a small community where it i s sometimes easy to succ umb to ones environment. Me coming from little old Avon Park,noo ne expected much of me. People dont expect you to go off to college and learn and become ab etter person and thats why I t ell these girls ou can be whatever you want to be, Barrett said. D uring her address to the young ladies, Barrett described the g irls as a bag of peanut M&Ms. People come in all different shapes and colors and sizes,she stated to the girls. Inside there is a nut. That nut is a dream. You have to know your selfworth and protect your dreams,Barrett said. The girls were given a pearl during the program that coordinators hope will serve as a reminder of the day and keep the girls grounded during periods of struggle or irritation. The pearl stands for beauty,dignity and the process of growing from a small grain of sand into a perfect pearl. Pearls Program uses AP graduate as mentor to youth Daija BarrettT hey need to l earn who t hey are and to be who they say they are. They have to learn about handling things like a young woman, professionally and with dignity. News-Sun photo by KATARA SIMMONS Kani Binns listens with a smile Saturday morning as former Avon Park resident Daija Barrett shares some positive words of encouragement at Wings of Faith Christian Worship Center in Sebring. Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, May 3, 2013Page A7 Comcast/Agenti Media; 11.25"; 10.75"; Black plus three; process main A only comcast ge; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 9 9 0 0 COWPOKES WATERING HOLE; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, 5/3/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 7 7 1 1 Club Emporium. Since its opening last spring, the Emporium has quickly outgrown its space on Circle Drive. The Boys and GirlsC lub acquired the new space t wo weeks ago and have b egun cleaning up the unused space. Emporium manager Levon Stukes was grateful for the help from volunteers. Im going to work them a s long as I have them here, S tukes said with a chuckle. Right now they are just doing basic clean up: vacuuming, wiping down windows and counters, sorting threw old things. Later on w e will install some shelves a nd get a few of the offices s et up. The more I can get done while they are here, the less things I have to do by myself. Rookie Day of Caring volu nteer April Hartseil was busy cleaning up garbage and wiping down doors Wednesday morning. This is my first year ever v olunteering. Ive been working with code enforcem ent for 13 years and Ive never done one (Day of Caring) ... I just thought OK, this is my yearSo here I am, Hartseil said. J ust a few streets over, Alan Jay employees were putting in some serious work a t the Highlands Art League, painting, pruning, cutting and chopping. New coats of paint on the HALsYellow House wereb eing applied, weeds around the property were being pulled, new benches were being installed outside the buildings in addition to ag eneral cleaning. Two volunteers Joel Timmons and David Rivers are no stranger to the Day of Caring. Weve been doing this about 17 years, Timmons said. s been about 17, 18 years, yeah. Weve beend oing it for as long as I can remember, Rivera said. C ontinued from A1 N ews-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Sue Kimmell, Mike McMillan and Clell Ford tidy up and make repairs Wednesday morning at the site of the Boys and Girls Club future Emporium building. The three volunteers were a few of the many United Way Day of Caring workers who lent a hand throughout the count y. Day of Caring draws hundreds of helpers News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Longtime United Way Day of Caring volunteer Joel Timmons traces out a board for cutting Wednesday morning at the Highlands Art League.

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C M Y K Special to the News-SunAVON PARK The South F lorida State College Foundation,Inc. held its 2 9th Annual Meeting and Presidents Gala April 27 at the Hotel Jacaranda. T he Gala celebrated Dr. Norm Stephens11th year as S outh Florida State Colleges president,as he will retire from the collegeo n June 30. During his tenure,the college remodeled and renovated the SFSC T heatre for the Performing Arts,and constructed the Dr. N orman L. Stephens Jr. Health and Science Education Center and Dental Education facility; achieved national recognition,when itb ecame a finalist for the aspen prize twice; and transitioned to a four-year baccalaureate degree-granting institution. According to Don Appelquist,executive direc-t or,SFSC Foundation Inc., Our college Foundations G ala is always fun,but this year it was particularly enjoyable and a spectacular success. That we were devoting the proceeds to an endowment named in honor of our retiring president,Dr.N orm Stephens,no doubt helped to account for the l arge turnout. The camaraderie was engaging,the gourmet meal delightful,andt he program most entertaining. Everyone seemed to h ave a great time. Developmental mathematics instructor Cheryl Johnw as the 2013 recipient of the Carol J. Emery Endowed Chair in Mathematics. Cheryl's Endowed Chair project is related to her curr ent efforts to redesign developmental mathematics courses,said Dr. Kimberly Batty-Herbert,dean,Arts and Sciences. The state has interest in redefining the way in which colleges provide remediation to students who need to advance their college readiness in math,reading,and writing. Following her summer redesign of both levels of d evelopmental mathematics, she will visit another institution of higher education that has experienced success in this area,Dr. Batty-Herbert said. Cheryl will then construct and conduct multiplew orkshops for her fellow developmental faculty memb ers sharing best practices and redesign strategies. In this way Cheryl will posi-t ively impact the entire academic foundations departm ent,not just mathematics. John will receive a $5,000 endowment awarded over ap eriod of two years. Selection of the honoree is highly competitive within t he department and is jointly made by a selection committ ee. The selection must then be certified by Stephens. I am appreciative of this award,John said. Developmental mathematicsi s important,and I am happy to help shape these courses at South Florida State College." These teaching chairs, math as well as nursing and dental education,allow us tor ecognize and reward excellence in teaching by SFSC faculty,Appelquist said. e are working to fundt eaching chairs in as many disciplines as possible at S FSC. The evening started off with a silent auction ofi tems from local individuals and businesses with musical i nterlude by Doug Andrews, dean,SFSC Cultural Programs. During the meet-i ng,the board elected and welcomed two new directors for three-year terms,Paul S eusy and Tim Texley. The proceeds from the e venings auction,ticket sales,and associated pledges approximately totaled $59,000 towards the Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr.E ndowed Scholarship Fund. Each year,the SFSC Foundation Inc. conducts its annual meeting during the banquet and raises money for student scholarships. Last year the foundationa warded more than $425,000 in scholarships. Page A8News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 5/3/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 6 6 8 8 and one leg out but she was stuck,Hathaway said. I was able to ease the door open and get her out. The two then made their way to shore and sat and talked until the ambulance arrived. Apparently,it was not a moment too soon. He said as the two got back on land they heard a pop.As they turned around they saw the vehicle sink to the bottom of the pond. Hathaway said Vanheek did not appear to be seriously injured in the mishap. She went a good long way off the road but I didnt see a scratch on her,he said. By the time Highlands County Sheriffs Office deputies arrived at the scene, the car had sunk all the way up to the roof. Mark Schrader,HCSO chief deputy,credited Hathaway with saving the womans life. ith his swift response to the emergency,Ronald Hathaway disregarded his own safety,went to the aid of this woman and ultimately saved her from serious injury or possibly even death,he said. When asked about saving Vanheeks life,Hathaway gave the credit to a higher power. The good Lord just put me in the right place at the right time I guess,he said. Continued from A1 Hero pulls woman from pond after crash Special to the News-SunSEBRING The Florida Forest Service is proud to announce that Forest Area Supervisor (wildland fire-f ighter) Tim Elder will participate in the 2013 Brotherhood (bicycle) Ride today. Elder rode this event last year for two fallenF lorida Forest Service wildland firefighters,Josh Burch and Brett Fulton. E lder trains for this event by bicycling year round throughout HighlandsC ounty. His favorite road to ride is County Road 17 near t he Florida Forest Service Station in Highlands County. E lder has improved his health and lifestyle through c ycling and other activities that also keep in the physical condition required of his job. His passion for health h as lead to several triathlons,but his favorite e vent was last years Brotherhood Ride. Last year,there was an o utpouring of support by the communities and other a gencies when as we rode through a county,Elder said. We were escorted by supporting fire and law enforcement agencies at thes tate,county and local level. This is a positive way to show my support for our fallen and let their families know that they are not andn ever will be forgotten. I am proud to apart of this event T he 2013 Ride will be dedicated to five police officers and one firefighterf rom Florida,one police officer from Virginia and o ne fire chief from Tennessee,who died in the line of duty in 2012. T hey will honor them by riding through the state of F lorida and onto Tennessee in nine days,covering more than 700 miles. The ride begins today in Brooksville and ends May 11 inD ecaturville,Tenn. For more information a nd to monitor Elder on his ride go to www.brotherhoodride.com or like themo n facebook at www.facebook.com/brotherhoodride. Sebring wildland firefighter rides for fallen heroes SFSC Presidents Gala honors Stephens as he preps to retire Courtesy photo C arol J. Emery (from left); Dr. Kimberly Batty-Herbert, dean, Arts and Sciences; Cheryl John, developmental mathematics instructor, Carol J. Emery Endowed Chair in Mathematics recipient; and Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr., SFSC president News-Sun photo by BRIANA WASHINGTON The Diamond Steppers perform in front of parents and students Tuesday evening during Avon Park High Schools Night of Stars, an evening set aside for incoming freshmen and students to learn more about the schools organizations. Diamond Steppers perform TALLAHASSEE (AP It will be illegal to possess without permission otherp eoples personal information like social security numbers and credit cards if Gov. Rick Scott signs a bill that passed the Legislature. The House unanimously passed the bill (HB 691T hursday.The Senate unanimously passed it two weeks ago. The measure would make it a first-degree misde-m eanor to possess other peoples Social Security numbers,drivers licenses, medical records,passports, bank account numbers, credit cards and Medicaid or food assistance accountn umbers unless they have authorization. Bill seeks to prevent identity theft

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 3, 2013Page A9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000343 M & T BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROMMEL TUASON A/K/A ROMMEL C. TUASON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ROMMEL TUASON A/K/A ROMMEL C. TUASON; CHASE BANK USA, N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 8, Block 39, PLACID LAKES SECTION NINETEEN, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 14, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. A/K/A 786 Seneca Dr NW Lake Placid, FL 33852 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on May 17, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 28-2011-CA-000088 SEC.: Civil CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, v. OLIVER SCOTT BOND; LISA KAY BOND; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER S AID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; INTERNATIONAL PORTFOLIO, INC. Defendant(s N OTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure d ated April 26, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 28-2011-CA-000088 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 23rd day of May, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the Jury Assembly Room, Courthouse Basement, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: A PORTION OF BLOCK 42, OF THE REPLAT OF BLOCKS 41 THROUGH 44 OF DESOTO CITY, AS PER PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 74 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID BLOCK 42 AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF 7TH STREET SOUTH WITH THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF LAKE FRONT DRIVE; THENCE ALONG THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF LAKE FRONT DRIVE AND ALONG A CURVE TO THE LEFT AND CONCAVE TO THE EAST AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 826.59 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 09 DEGREES 23'27'' AND A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 18 DEGREES 07'57'' EAST, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 135.48 FEET FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE AND STILL ALONG SAID CURVE AND HAVING FOR ITS ELEMENTS A RADIUS OF 826.59 FEET, A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 03 DEGREES 08'34'', AND A CHORD BEARING OF SOUTH 24 DEGREES 23'58'' EAST, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 45.34 FEET TO A POINT OF TAN-G ENCY; THENCE SOUTH 25 DEGREES 58'15'' EAST STILL ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 53.79 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 75 DEGREES 14'07'' WEST A DISTANCE OF 193.59 FEET; THENCE NORTH 41 DEGREES 10'30'' W EST A DISTANCE OF 71.42 FEET; THENCE NORTH 66 DEGREES 03'25'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 210.00 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Office of the Court Administrator Phone: (863 TDD: (863 or (800Florida Relay Service much in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid of service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. DATED AT SEBRING, FLORIDA THIS 26TH DA Y OF APRIL, 2013. By: /s/ Toni Kopp ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA May 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2010-CA-000598 Division MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, vs. DANIELLE MARIE CONNERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANIELLE CONNERS; HIGHLANDS COUNTY; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; GERARD SERVICES, INC.; COMMONWEALTH FINANCIAL SERVICES, 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: UNIT 11-A, THE MANORS: COMMENCE AT A POINT AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 1, BLOCK 7, SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST AND THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF LAKE AVENUE, (SAID POINT BEING 25.00 FEET WEST OF THE CENTERLINE OF LAKE AVENUE); THENCE RUN WEST ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 1, BLOCK 7, FOR A DISTANCE OF 194.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 02'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 310.00 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 0 DEGREES 02'' EAST A DISTANCE OF 35.00 FEET; THENCE WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 85.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 0 DEGREES 02'' WEST FOR A DISTANCE OF 35 FEET; THENCE EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 85.00 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL LYING AND BEING IN LOT 1, BLOCK 7, SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP 33 SOUTH, RANGE 28 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as 1452 N MELROSE DR., 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 May 23, 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 24th day of April, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk May 3, 10, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 28-2009-CA-001527 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR TRUSTEE TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR GSMPS 2004-4 Plaintiff, v. HENRY T. WILLIAMS; TERRY S. WILLIAMS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF HENRY T. WILLIAMS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TERRY S. WILLIAMS; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(SIS/ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; AVON PARK LAKES ASSOCIATION; CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY SERVICES, INC.; EAST COAST RECOVERY, INC.; LVNV FUNDING LLC, AS ASSIGNESS OF HOUSEHOLD ROOMS TO GO; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 24, 2010, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in HIGHLANDS County, Florida, described as: LOTS 13392 TO 13396, BOTH INCLUSIVE, AVON PARK LAKES, UNIT 42, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 89, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA a/k/a 1731 W BATAVIA RD, AVON PARK, FL 33825-8348 at public sale on May 23, 2013, at eleven o'clock a.m., in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870-3867, to the highest bidder for cash, except as prescribed in paragraph 4, in accordance with section 45.031, Florida Statutes. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any. other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Sebring, Florida, this 24th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk of the Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Within two (2 working days of your receipt of this notice, please contact the Court Administration Office at (863 534-4690. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call TDD 1-800-955-8771 or 1-800-955-8770 (V May 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION C ASE NO. 28-2012-CA-000624 US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2005-KS10, PLAINTIFF, VS. TRACY A. GONZALEZ AKA TRACY A. PEDERSEN, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013 and entered in Case No. 28-2012-CA-000624 in the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida wherein US BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUSTEE FOR RASC 2005-KS10 was the Plaintiff and TRACY A. GONZALEZ AKA TRACY A. PEDERSEN, ET AL., the Defendant(s for cash, beginning at 11:00 a.m. at the Jury Assembly Room, Basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 on the 17th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: THE WEST HALF OF LOT 13031, AND ALL OF LOT 13032, AND LOT 13033 OF, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT NO. 41, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 8 8, RECORDED IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS OF THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER, AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS, MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Clerk, Circuit Court /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012-CA-000151-XX-AX-MX OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC Plaintiff, Vs. DARWIN AVELAR; KAYLAN AVELAR A/K/A KAYLAN M. AVELAR NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 A.M. in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on May 17, 2013, the following described property: LOT 7, BLOCK 298, PLACID LAKES SECTION 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 31, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. AS DESCRIBED IN MORTGAGE BOOK 2078 AND PAGE 403. Property Address: 1450 Jersey Street NE, Lake Placid, FL 33852 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on April 19, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Of Court (COURT SEAL April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13-259-GC Division: FEATHER CLUB INVESTMENTS, LLC, a Limited Liability Company Plaintiff, vs. ISABEL DEIR KASPAR DE DEGUERMANDJIAN Defendant NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Isabel Deir Kaspar De Deguermandjian, Defendant, and to all parties claiming interest by, through, under or against Defendant, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that you have been designated as defendant in legal proceeding filed against you for an Action to Quiet Title. The action involves real property in Highlands County, Florida, more fully described as follows: Lot 8, Block 346, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, Unit 16, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 4 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. The action was instituted in the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court, Highlands County, Florida, and is styled FEATHER CLUB INVESTMENTS, LLC, a Limited Liability Company vs. ISABEL DEIR KASPAR DE DEGUERMANDJIAN. Y ou are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Spiro J. Verras, Esq., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 31640 US Highway 19 N, Suite 4, Palm Harbor, Florida 34684, not less than 28 nor more than 60 d ays after the first publication of the notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Spiro J. Verras, Esq. or immediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiff's interest, which will be binding upon you. DATED: April 10, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Bob Germaine Clerk of the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak D eputy Clerk May 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 13-259-GC Division: FEATHER CLUB INVESTMENTS, LLC, a Limited Liability Company Plaintiff, vs. ARMEN M. DEIRMENHIAN DER KASPAR Defendant NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Armen M. Deirmenhian Der Kaspar, Defendant, and to all parties claiming interest by, through, under or against Defendant, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property herein described. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that you have been designated as defendant in legal proceeding filed against you for an Action to Quiet Title. The action involves real property in Highlands County, Florida, more fully described as follows: Lot 8, Block 346, Sun 'n Lake Estates of Sebring, Unit 16, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 10, Page 4 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. The action was instituted in the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court, Highlands County, Florida, and is styled FEATHER CLUB INVESTMENTS, LLC, a Limited Liability Company vs. ISABEL DEIR KASPAR DE DEGUERMANDJIAN. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Spiro J. Verras, Esq., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is 31640 US Highway 19 N, Suite 4, Palm Harbor, Florida 34684, not less than 28 nor more than 60 days after the first publication of the notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Spiro J. Verras, Esq. or immediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiff's interest, which will be binding upon you. DATED: April 10, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK Bob Germaine Clerk of the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk I N THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 12705GCA PNC BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO., Plaintiff, vs. JOHN P. KLOET, SR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN P. KLOET, SR.; MAURICE JOHN KLOET; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MAURICE JOHN KLOET; ANTHONY WAYNE KLOET; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF ANTHONY WAYNE KLOET; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S TION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY BANK, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE CO.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, WHETHER UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S TENANT #2; Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: Lot 13, Block 63, SEBRING COUNTRY ESTATES SECTION THREE, according to the plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 9, Page 6, of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. A/K/A 333 Renault Ave Sebring, FL 33872 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, In the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., on May 17, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendents, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 19th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 26; May 3, 2013 1050Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, I N AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12000836GCAXMX Division: M & T BANK Plaintiff, Vs. RONALD BURLESON; JUDITH BURLESON; THE FOUNTAINHEAD HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION, INC. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00 A.M. in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 on May 17, 2013, the following described property: THAT CERTAIN CONDOMINIUM PARCEL MADE UP OF UNIT 500, AN THE UNDIVIDED 1/73 INTEREST IN AND TO THE COMMON ELEMENTS APPURTENANT TO SAID UNIT, IN ACCORDANCE WITH AND SUBJECT TO THE COVENANTS, TERMS, CONDITIONS, RESTRICTIONS, AND PROVISIONS SET FORTH IN THE DECLARATION OF CONDOMINIUM OF THE FOUNTAINHEAD, AS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 287, PAGE 386 THROUGH 431, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. AS DESCRIBED IN MORTGAGE BOOK 2134, PAGE 687 Property Address: 2131 LAKEVIEW DRIVE, APT. 500, SEBRING, FL 33870 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 D AYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the O ffice of the Court Administrator at (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on April 19, 2013. CLERK: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Of Court (COURT SEAL April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE COUNTY COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO: 12000514CCS LINKSIDE CONDOMINIUMA SSOCIATION, INC., Plaintiff, vs. EDWARD G. BROWN, ET AL, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant tot he Orders of Final Judgment as to Counts II and III entered in this cause, in the COUNTY Court of Highlands County, I will sell the real property situated in Highlands County, Florida, described as: As to Count II LEAL Unit 2C, Week 2 of LINKSIDE VILLAS, A CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 690, beginning at Page 486, of the Public Records of HIGHLANDS County, Florida. As to Count III RAUM Unit 2C, Week 10 of LINKSIDE VILLAS, A CONDOMINIUM, according to the Declaration of Condominium thereof, as recorded in Official Records Book 690, beginning at Page 486, of the Public Records of HIGHLANDS County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, 430 S. Commerce Avenue, in the Jury Assembly Room, Sebring, Florida 33870, at 11:00 a.m., on May 30, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. ``In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending notice no later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the bottom of the notice or call the Court Administrator at 1-863-534-4686 (voice 1-863-534-7777 (TTYVoice via Florida Relay Service.'' ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk of the Court DATED: APRIL 19, 2013. BY: /s/ Lisa Tantillo Deputy Clerk April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 12-857 GCS SECTION NO. MIDFLORIDA CREDIT UNION F/K/A MIDFLORIDA FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, v. RICHARD HAROLD JORDAN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RICHARD HAROLD JORDAN; TENANT #1; TENANT #2; and ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, AND UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN-NAMED DEFENDANTS WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Final Judgment entered on April 18, 2013 in this case in the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, the real property described as: LEGAL: Lots 1 and 2, Block 88, SHEET 1 OF LAKE WOOD TERRACES, a subdivision according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 2, Page 50, in the Public Record of Highlands County, Florida, and 1/2 contiguous closed Wilson Avenue. ADDRESS: 3408 Golfview Rd, Sebring, FL 33875 will be sold at public sale to the highest and best bidder for cash, on 17th day of MAY, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. at the Highlands County Courthouse, 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. BOB GERMAINE Clerk of Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk DATE: April 19, 2013 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN T HE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60 ``IF YOU ARE A PERSON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE COURT ADMINISTRATOR, 863-534-4690 AT LEAST 7 DAYS BEFORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE, OR IMMEDIATELY UPON RECEIVING THIS NOTIFICATION IF THE TIME BEFORE THE SCHEDULED APPEARANCE IS LESS THAN 7 DAYS; IF YOU ARE HEARING OR VOICE IMPAIRED CALL 711.'' 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C M Y K Page A10News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: GC-12-000678 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, vs. LORETTA GEORGE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LORETTA GEORGE; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named Defendants, Defendants. AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the undersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Highlands County, Florida, will on the 22nd day of May, 2013, at IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 282013CA000168GCAXMX Division: Bank of America, N.A. Plaintiff Vs. CAROL SHAWVER A/K/A CAROL L. SHAWVER; DANIEL SHAWVER A/K/A DANIEL M. SHAWVER. D efendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANIEL SHAWVER A/K/A DANIEL M. SHAWVER 8 51 TED A CROZIER SR BLVD APT 1308 CLARKSVILLE, TN 37043 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANIEL SHAWVER A/K/A DANIEL M. SHAWVER 3212 MONZA DRIVE SEBRING, FL 33872 DANIEL SHAWVER A/K/A DANIEL M. SHAWVER 851 TED A CROZIER SR BLVD APT 1308 CLARKSVILLE, TN 37043 DANIEL SHAWVER A/K/A DANIEL M. SHAWVER 3212 MONZA DRIVE SEBRING, FL 33872 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 36, BLOCK 261, SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING UNIT 13, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, AT PAGE 71, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 3212 Monza Drive, Sebring, FL 33872 Has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Udren Law Offices, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 4651 Sheridan Street Suite 460, Hollywood, FL 33021 on or before June 5, 2013, a date which is within thirty (30 the first publication of this Notice in The News-Sun and file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. You have 30 calendar days after the first publication of this Notice to file a written response to the attached complaint with the clerk of this court. A phone call will not protect you. Your written response, including the case number given above and the names of the parties, must be filed if you want the court to hear your side of the case. If you do not file your response on time, you may lose the case, and your wages, money, and property may thereafter be taken without further warning from the court. There are other legal requirements. You may want to call an attorney right away. If you do not know an attorney, you may call an attorney referral service or a legal aid office (listed in the phone book This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863 scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing impaired call 711. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 26th day of April, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court by: By: /s/ Toni Kopp As Deputy Clerk May 3, 10, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000803 Division MIDFIRST BANK Plaintiff, vs. PAUL BLANCHETTE, TRACY BLANCHETTE, UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT, CAPITAL ONE BANK (USA CAPITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in t his cause on April 17, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 187, SYLVAN SHORES ESTATES SECTION D ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 13, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 1601 ELM TER, LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on May 16, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of April, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 26; May 3, 2013 a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 19th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE, CLERK CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 26; May 3, 2013 1050L egalsDUMMY 2013 SERVICE DIRECTORY DUMMY 5X21.5 AD # 00026404 Classified ads get fast results

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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 3, 2013Page A11 Contact UsBy Phone(863By Mail2227 US Hwy 27S Sebring, FL 33870By E-Mailwww.newssun.com/contact/ COUGAR 1995,Black, cold A/C, clean car, tinted windows, new tires & motor. $2500. Call 863-214-6141 2003 LEXUSES300 RARE FIND 4 DR, A/C, Auto, Sun Roof, Leather. 109,000 well Maintained Miles, In Showroom Condition. Vehicle on c onsignment. Owner will accept reasonable offer. Call 863-402-1819 OR 863-465-9100 9450Automotive for SaleWE BUYALL AUTOS w ith or w ithout T itle. Any Condition Year / Make / Model. We will pay up to $20,000. Free Towing. Call Cindy 813-505-6935 9400Automotive Wanted 9000 TransportationELECTRIC BICYCLE Looks & Runs Great! $700. 863-699-1086 8200Bikes & CycleEquipment1988 GLASSTREAM/ STARLINE Fiberglass Inboard 16'X 7". Includes Trailer. $600. 863-314-0969 8050B oats & MotorsNOTICEFlorida statute 585.195 states that a ll dogs and cats sold in Florida m ust be at least eight weeks old, have an official health certificate and proper shots and be free of intestinal and external parasites. 7520P ets & Supplies SEBRING *HUGE SALE 7425 CR 17 S, Sat, May 4, 8am 4pm. Antiques, Hunting buggy, Guns, Enclosed trailer, boat, Children's clothes, Toys, Furn., Household items, LOTS OF MISC. QUALITY MERCHANDISE. AVON PARKMulti-Family Sale! Fri. Sat. 8 2pm. 2103 N. West Shore Dr. Clothes, toys & other misc. items. AVON PARKFri. Sat. 8 till ?. 71 East Thomas St. 7320Garage &Yard Sales AVON PARK712 E Cornell St (1blk from Marshall Ave Betwn. Memorial / SR 17A). Sat. Apr. 4, 9am-? Adult Clothing, Livingroom / Bedroom furn., H ousehold, Treadmill, Eliptical, TV, Ping pong Table, Guitar, Lg.Pictures & More! AVON PARK* BIG YARD SALE! 2451 SR. 17 South, Lake Letta Mobile Community Fri & Sat, 8am 2pm. Household Items, Misc. Clothing. Too Much To List! 7320Garage &Yard Sales SATELLITE DISH& TRI-POD Direct TV, comes with cable & carrying bag. $50. 863-452-9899 MTD LAWNMOWER, 22'', great shape, $40. 863-386-0873. CHILD CARseat, baby stroller and baby walker, all three items for sale, in dark blue, good condition, $95. 863-835-9210. 7310Bargain BuysPOWER CHAIR(Pride Jazzy Select LIKE NEW, $1000 OBO. Call 863-273-3847. 7300MiscellaneousLIGHTHOUSE COLLECTION Harbour Lights. Beautiful. $700. Call 863-699-1086 7060Antiques -Collectible 7000 Merchandise SEBRING CEDARHOUSE on stilts, huge deck, quiet, secluded, wooded area. 1bdrm./loft. good for single person or couple. $625 mo. + 1st. mo. & security. Must see. Call 863-414-0942 6300Unfurnished HousesLAKE PLACIDNear Lake Placid Boat Ramp, with Lake Access. Very Nice 2BR,1BA, Appliances, A/C. $550/mo. plus $50 water. 863-465-1354. 6250Furnished Houses SEBRING *Groves At Victoria Park* Apartments 55 plus. 1BR, 1BA starting at $493 mo. & 2BR, 2BA Special $578 mo. A/C, Laundry facility, Pool, Gym, Computer room, TV room, Resident activities. $200 deposit. Call 863-385-8460 AVON PARK* LEMONTREE APTS 1BR $520 mo. + $350 Sec. Deposit, available immediately. Washer/Dryer & WSG included. Pets OK! Call Alan 386-503-8953 6200UnfurnishedApartments 6000 R entalsPALM HARBORHOMES Check us out at http://www.palmharbor.com/modelcenter/plantcity/ $8500 off any Palm Harbor Home purchased J ohn Lyons 800-622-2832 EXT 210 5050M obile HomesFor Sale 5000 M obile Homes SEEKING WELLExp. Medical office help. Exc. billing/collection, communication, typing, computer skills & medical terminology are a MUST Part-time. Fax resume to: 866-593-0635 or email to: medicalofficebilling@yahoo.com RN NEEDEDfor busy Surgical Center Monday Friday. Please fax Resume to: 863-471-6834 NOW HIRINGP/T Drivers and Drivers Assistants for the PRIDE Tire Retread Plant located at Avon Park Correctional. Class A CDL license is preferred. All Candidates are required to lift truck tires weighing 75+ lbs. repeatedly and work 12+ hrs. in a single day. Candidates must also be able to pass an NCIC background check and a drug screening. Drivers start at $14/hr., Assistants $10.75/hr. 25-30 hrs./week. Serious candidates only. Contact Andy Aunspaugh or Cheryl Whidden at 1-800-929-2715 to arrange an interview. HOUSEKEEPER P/T Cleaning of Villas and Laundry Operations. 1 year exp. DFWP. Call for Interview: 863-385-5309. EXPERIENCE THEJOYS AND REWARDS Of Being A Comfort Keeper If you have a passion for improving the quality of life for others while helping people live independently and happily in their own homes, you could be a Comfort Keeper! We are now hiring CNA, HHA and Homemaker Companion Positions in the H ighlands County area. We offer flexible full-time or part-time hours. Contact us to learn more about how you can develop a rewarding career enriching the lives of others with Comfort K eepers. Apply online today at: http://ck381.ersp.biz/employment 863-385-9100 ASSOCIATE REPS SUMMER WORK GREAT PAY Immediate FT/PT openings, Customer sales/services, no exp. necessary. Conditions apply. All ages 17+. Call 863-268-1275 2100Help Wanted 2000 E mploymentHOME CAREAGENCY SEEKING RN's, CNA's/HHA's for Highlands County. Immediate placement. Call 863-292-9060 1400Health CareServicesLOST DOGon 4/28. Black/white Shih-tzu, old & blind & needs meds. Wearing barker collar, answers to Gizmo. YMCA/Golf Course area. Please call 863-381-1185 1200Lost & Found 1100A nnouncements N OTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING FOR A VARIANCE REQUEST HEARING NO. 1734 Y OU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a PUBLIC HEARING will be held before the HIGHLANDS COUNTY Board of Adj ustment on the 14th day of May, 2013, beginning at 3:00 P.M., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the County C ommissioners Board Room, Highlands County Government Center Building, 600 South Commerce Ave., Seb ring, Florida, to consider a variance to allow the height o f an accessory structure (storage shed ( inches) higher than the house, within the area described as follows: An approximate 0.49 acre parcel located on S ebring Lakes Boulevard on the west side of Grand Concourse in Sebring Lakes; the address being 4650 Sebring Lakes Blvd., Sebring, FL; and legally described as follows: L ots 109, 110, 111, and 112, Block 31, of Sebring Lakes, Unit 2C, according to the plat thereof as recorded in Plat B ook 7, Page 10 of the Public Records of Highlands County, Florida. Any person or persons interested or affected by this c hange are invited to attend this hearing. You may submit comments in writing to the attention of Linda Conrad, Zoning Supervisor, P.O. Box 1926, Sebring, Florida 3 3871-1926, or you may call (863 information. Please reference the above hearing number when calling or writing. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE INVITED TO ATTEND. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS MAY APPEAR AND BE HEARD AT THE TIME AND PLACE SPECIFIED ABOVE. ANY PERS ON WHO DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THIS COMMITTEE/GROUP, IN PUBLIC HEARING OR M EETING IS HEREBY ADVISED THAT HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT, FOR SUCH PURPOSE, HE OR SHE MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD WILL INCLUDE THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH SUCH APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THE BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT AND THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, DOES NOT DISCRIMINATE UPON THE BASIS OF ANY INDIVIDUAL'S DISABILITY STATUS. THIS NON-DISCRIMINATORY POLICY INVOLVES EVERY ASPECT OF THE THE BOARD'S FUNCTIONS, INCLUDING ONE'S ACCESS TO, PARTICIPATION, EMPLOYMENT OR TREATMENT IN ITS PROGRAMS OR ACTIVITIES. ANYONE REQUIRING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION AS PROVIDED FOR IN THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OR SECTION 286.26, FLORIDA STATUTES, SHOULD CONTACT MRS. MELISSA BRUNS, ADA COORDINATOR AT 863-402-6509 (VOICE 711, OR BY E-MAIL: MBRUNS@HCBCC.ORG REQUEST FOR CART OR INTERPRETER SERVICES SHOULD BE MADE AT LEAST 24 HOURS IN ADVANCE TO PERMIT COORDINATION OF THE SERVICE. ONE OR MORE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING. ONE OR MORE LAKE PLACID TOWN COUNCIL MEMBERS MAY BE PRESENT AT THE MEETING. Rick Ingler, Chairman April 28; May 3, 2013 Notice is hereby given that Downtown Mini Storage LLC will sell at public auction at 195 S. Railroad Ave., Avon Park, Florida 33825 at 1:00 P.M. Saturday 11th May 2013 to the highest bidder. Items held for Juatevin Hicks, mirror, dresser, full size bed Items held for Ashley Wiley, air conditioner, 3 tvs, dining set, couch, childs bike, carpet, lamp, dresser, car seat, coffee table, beds, dvd, clothing, bedding. May 1, 3, 2013 I nsight Auctioneers 5 000 State Rd 66, Sebring FL 33875 S URPLUS PUBLIC AUCTION Vehicle, Equip, Misc For the City of Avon park S aturday, May 11, 2013 F L Lic # AB1898-AU2567 April 26; May 3. 10. 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION FILE NO. PC-13-125 IN RE: ESTATE OF DOYLE C. BROWN Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DOYLE C. BROWN, deceased, whose date of death was February 23, 2013, and whose Probate File Number PC-13-125, is pending in the Circuit Court for HIGHLANDS County, Florida, Probate Division, the mailing address of which is 590 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representative's attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF FIRST PUBLICAT ION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2 YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is April 26, 2013. P ersonal Representative: CYPRESS TRUST COMPANY BY: /s/ Mary Lou Kalisz MARY LOU KALISZ, Vice President Post Office Box 1611 Winter Haven, Florida 33882-1611 Attorney for Personal Representative: /s/ Charles R. Chilton Florida Bar No. 117861 Sharit, Bunn & Chilton, P.A. 99 Sixth Street, S.W. Winter Haven, Florida 33880 Telephone: (863 April 26; May 3, 2013 11:00 o'clock A.M. at the in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following-described property situate in Highlands County, Florida: LOTS 6547 AND 6548, AVON PARK LAKES UNIT 20, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 15, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an interest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, mus file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 19th day of March, 2013. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision o f certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, 255 N. Broadway Avenue, Bartow, Florida 33830, (863 least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; of you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk May 3, 10, 2013 1050L egals Classified ads get fast results Subscribe to the News-Sun Call 385-6155 CHECK YOUR AD Please check your ad on the first day it runs to make sure it is correct. Sometimes instructions over the phone are misunderstood and an error can occur. 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C M Y K Page A12News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com ROYCE SUPPLY; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, open house p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 3 3 5 5

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C M Y K SPORTS B SE CTION News-Sun Friday, May 3, 2013 Page B4 For bass fishing enthusiasts, there is no better magazine out there than BASSMASTER magazine. A s a life-member since the early 1970s, I receive a magazine every month and Ive saved every issue. From time to time Ive gone back to re-read articles, check on the early days of many pros and, just from a nostalgic point of view, looked at the evolution of lures, equipment and boats. BASSMASTER magazine made its early debut back in the late 60s when an insurance salesman, Ray Scott came up with the idea of professional bass fishing tournaments. It has evolved over the years into a very sophisticated teaching magazine, combining facts and howto-articles, with updateso n the many tournaments, pros and hottest baits and lakes around the country. It also provides a h umorous side to bass fishing with Don Wirths Harry and Charlie stor ies, as well as my personal favorite, ADay On The Lake, which chronicles a seven-hour fishing trip on an unknown lake with a different professional bass fisherman at different times of the year. Understanding how they fish a lake for the first time, their successes and failures, what lures they select and ultimately, how well they do on a lake theyve never fished before makes for a very interesting story. Every year BASMASTER magazine takes on the incredible challenge of researching and ranking the 100 best bass lakes in the United States. They start by asking every states Department of Natural Resources (In some cases, the wildlife agency) to provide catch rates, population studies and stocking schedules for all the fisheries they manage. From there, they send the list to B.A.S.S. Nation presidents and conservation officers to rank each of these bodies of water based on the tournament s theyve held. Then, they have a panel of Elite Series Pros, outdoor writers and industry professionals finalize the lakes list and rankings. This year, however, they added sending the list to 3,500 B.A.S.S. members throughout the U.S. These anglers were a sked which fisheries should be deleted and which lakes should be added to the lists, andt hen to rank the lakes in their respective region. I was one of the 3,500 B.A.S.S. members given t he opportunity to participate. R eceiving information from all of these sources makes the list pretty solid, and although like many fishermen, I have my own biass, I believe the list represents a fair and impartial listing of the Top 100 Bass Lakes in the U.S. Number 1 was Lake St. Clair, an incredible fishery located between the province of Ontario and the state of Michigan. This body of water is nothing short of a smallmouth bass factory. Whats amazing is the largemouth bass has been mostly untouched. The lake encompasses 430 square miles and is also loaded with toothy predators like the northern pike. Florida lakes making the list were Lake Okeechobee, ranking 8th; Rodman Reservoir at 14; the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes at 22; Lake Bassmaster 100 Best Bass Lakes Fishin Around... Don Norton See BASS, Page B3 Photo courtesy of flrunners.com L ake Placids Dalton Shelton, left, and Bishop Kennys D avid Yarborough battle over the final steps of the 3,200meter run at the Class 2A FHSAA State Finals Saturday, April 27. MCTphoto Though it is more likely a negotiating ploy, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts has acknowledged that the team may have to leave Wrigley Field. It would be considered near sacrilege in many corners. Certainly, a few years ago, my traditionalist sense would have abhorred the notion. But the latest gauntlet thrown down by Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts actually has me seeing the team leaving Wrigley Field as a viable option. The Friendly Confines, built in 1914 and home to the team since 1916, is the second oldest stadium in Major League Baseball, behind Bostons venerable Fenway Park. Some falling concrete a few years back started the views toward major renovations, which the new owner wants to do on a much larger scale including a hotel and office building across the street and a massive video board along the back of the left-field bleachers. Amazingly, Ricketts plan has been to foot the bill for the estimated $500 million total cost, with the knowledge of the big new revenue streams this would bring to the team. Thus far, its been approved by the mayor and area alderman, but theres another element apparently holding up the works owners of the rooftop bleachers across Waveland Ave. When I was a kid watching Cub games on TV, they would often turn the camera toward those buildings to see a resident looking out his or her window and watching the game, or the random couple of people that made their way up the roof to watch. From there it grew to the point that people they could profit from this vantage point, putting up bleachers and charging people to come watch the games from just beyond Wrigley Field. Adefinite kudos to their entrepreneurial spirit, even if it is somewhat akin to bootlegging a movie. For years this went on as another quaint aspect of Cubs baseball, until someone realized, hey, these people are profiting off the team and the team gets nothing for it. Negotiations paved the way to a 20-year deal that nets the Cubs 17-percent of the rooftop profits. And now its those people, with the clear view of the Waving good-bye to Wrigley Field? And Another Thing... Dan Hoehne See CUBS, Page B4 Courtesy photo Micaela Buchanan was one of two area riders to qualify for state at last weekends Area E horse show in Tampa. By LAUREN WELBORN News-Sun correspondent H ighlands County 4-Hers Morgan Gibbs, Julia Mack and Micaela Buchanan loaded up their trailers and made their way over to the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa last weekend to compete in the Area E horse show. Now, to shed a little light on the subject, Florida is divided into six different areas. Highlands County happens to fall into Area E, along with eleven other counties including the likes of DeSoto, Hardee and Okeechobee. The Areas host their own horse shows, limiting each rider to a maximum of five classes to participate in with one of those classes being a showmanship class. Horse-and-rider teams can compete in the Hunter, Western, Saddle Seat and/or Speed Event divisions based on their preference but, again, they are limited to four riding classes and one inhand class. From these classes, the riders earn points depending on their placing in the class and the number of other riders in the class. So, winning first place in a class of 15 riders would grant the winner 10 points, but another rider may place fourth in a class of 50 riders for the same amount of points. All of these points are added up in the hopes that the t eam of horse and rider quali fy for the State horse show in the summer. If that were not pressure enough, there is also the fact that, unlike other sports, a riders success is based on a judge who is comparing them to countless other riders and each judge has different preferences. And of course, the rider is communicating with an animal generally about ten times their size. At one time, the rider must maintain perfect equitation (proper body position conscious of other horses around her own that might be hazardous, control their own horse to make their movements proper to division expectations, perhaps even Local riders shine at Area E See SHOW, Page B3 By ALEX COYNE News-Sun correspondentAs most kids were spending their night in dress shoes at the Lake Placid Prom last Saturday, April 27, GreenD ragon junior Dalton S helton was spending his Saturday night a little differently with his running shoes on. Shelton ran in the Class 2A FHSAATrack State Finals last Saturday night and came away with a medal for his e ffort and sacrifice. He was the only Green Dragon track participant to make it to the state competition this year, and he represented Lake Placid well. Shelton finished fifth in the two-mile run, setting a new personal record for himself at 9:43:81. His previous personal best was set when he won the r egionalrace to qualify for the state finals the week before with a timeof 9:54:59. Shelton finished neck-andneck with the fourth-place runner, David Yarborough of Bishop Kenny, who ran a 9:43:80, falling short by one one-hundredth of a second on a leaning finish. Fifth in the state is a great accomplishment and shouldm ake the Green Dragon community very proud. head coach Scott Morgan stated about Sheltons performance. Im satisfied and pretty happy about it, Shelton said. And Ill definitely be back next year The finals were located at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Dragon Shelton stellar at State

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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 jacknjudy33872@gmail.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, May 18, on both the North and South courses of Highlands Ridge. The four-person scramble format has an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, and the $65 entryf ee includes one mulligan, lunch, beverages, prizes, cart, greens fees, range balls and a lot of fun. Each team members tee shot must be u sed at least twice, ladies shoot from the ladies tees, all ties are determined by a m atch of cards and professionals are not eligible for Hole In One prizes. A mong those prizes are a $10,000 Hole in One prize, a chance to win a 50-foot p utt 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 fallac@southflorida.edu .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 closes promptly at 7 a.m.) Race starts at 7:30 a.m. sharp. First 150 registered entrants guaranteed a Dri-fit T-shirt. Send entry name, gender, race youre doing, team name, address, phone number, age, shirt size and e-mail. Any lack of information will not be acceptable. M ake check out to Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, 18 North Oak Avenue, Lake Placid, FL33852. Awards for each race 5K and 10K. Team awards will be presented for Most Creative Team and Team with Most F inishes. Proceeds from this new event will directly benefit the Miracle League for Highlands County as $200 plus $3 of each paid entry (more than 150ted to this wonderful organization. Sponsored by Cohan Radio Group; CORARehabilitation and Sports Medicine; Delray Plants (sponsors of Miracle League shirts); Eastside ChristianC hurch; Howard fertilizer and chemical; The Journal; Lake Placid Health Care Center; Wheeler Farms Inc.; Winn Dixie; and Party Dog Entertainment. For more information, contact Niki Gregor, event chair at 386-1300 or ngregor@heartlandnb.com .Sunrise Rotary GolfS EBRING Sebring Sunrise Rotary 24th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be Saturday, June 1, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on the Deer Run course at Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club. Format is a Four-person Scramble (double Bogey maximum Cost is $220 per team and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, lunch and o n-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 S unrise 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.Spring Football BBQSEBRING The 3rd Annual Firemens Spring BBQ and Blue and White game will kick off on Friday, May 17, at Firemens Field. Dinner of BBQ pulled pork or chicken, with two sides and a cookie, will run from 4-6 p.m., with the Blue and White spring game getting underway at 6:30 p.m. Tickets for dinner are $8, and may be purchased from any Blue Streak player through Monday, May 13. Entrance to the game is $2, while parking is free. All proceeds go to benefit Sebring football. FIRST ROUND (x-if necessary) (Best-of-7E ASTERN CONFERENCEMiami 4, Milwaukee 0 Miami 110, Milwaukee 87 Miami 98, Milwaukee 86 Miami 104, Milwaukee 91 Sunday: Miami 88, Milwaukee 77 New York 3, Boston 2 New York 85, Boston 78 New York 87, Boston 71 New York 90, Boston 76 Sunday: Boston 97, New York 90, OT Wednesday: Boston 92, New York 86 x-Friday, May 3: New York at Boston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Boston at New York, TBA Indiana 3, Atlanta 2 Indiana 107, Atlanta 90 Indiana 113, Atlanta 98 Saturday: Atlanta 90, Indiana 69 Monday: Atlanta 102, Indiana 91 Wednesday: Indiana 106, Atlanta 83 x-Friday, May 3: Indiana at Atlanta, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Atlanta at Indiana, TBA Chicago 3, Brooklyn 2 Brooklyn 106, Chicago 89 Chicago 90, Brooklyn 82 Chicago 79, Brooklyn 76 Saturday: Chicago 142, Brooklyn 134, 3OT Monday: Brooklyn 110, Chicago 91 Thursday: Brooklyn at Chicago, late x-Saturday, May 4: Chicago at Brooklyn, TBAWESTERN CONFERENCEOklahoma City 3, Houston 2 Oklahoma City 120, Houston 91 Oklahoma City 105, Houston 102 Saturday: Oklahoma City 104, Houston 101 Monday: Houston 105, Oklahoma City103 Wednesday: Houston 107, Oklahoma City 100 x-Friday, May 3: Oklahoma City at Houston, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Houston at Oklahoma City, TBA San Antonio 4, L.A. Lakers 0 San Antonio 91, L.A. Lakers 79 San Antonio 102, L.A. Lakers 91 San Antonio 120, L.A. Lakers 89 Sunday: San Antonio 103, L.A. Lakers 82 Golden State 3, Denver 2 Denver 97, Golden State 95 Golden State 131, Denver 117 Golden State 110, Denver 108 Sunday: Golden State 115, Denver 101 Tuesday: Denver 107, Golden State 100 Thursday: Denver at Golden State, late x-Saturday, May 4: Golden State at Denver, TBA Memphis 3, L.A. Clippers 2 L.A. Clippers 112, Memphia 91 L.A. Clippers 93, Memphis 91 Memphis 94, L.A. Clippers 82 Saturday: Memphis 104, L.A. Clippers83 Tuesday: Memphis 103, L.A. Clippers 93 Friday, May 3: L.A. Clippers at Memphis, TBA x-Sunday, May 5: Memphis at L.A. Clippers, TBA FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7 (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEPittsburgh 1, New York Islanders 0 Wednesday: Pittsburgh 5, NY Islanders0 Friday: NY Islanders at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5: Pittsburgh at NY Islanders Noon Tuesday, May 7: Pittsburgh at NY Islanders, 7 p.m. x-Thursday, May 9: NY Islanders at Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. x-Saturday, May 11: Pittsburgh at NY Islanders, TBD x-Sunday, May 12: NY Islanders at Pittsburgh, TBD Ottawa vs. Montreal Thursday: Ottawa at Montreal, late Friday: Ottawa at Montreal, 7 p.m. Sunday, May 5: Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7: Montreal at Ottawa, 7 p.m. x-Thursday, May 9: Ottawa at Montreal,7 p.m. x-Saturday, May 11: Montreal at Ottawa, TBD x-Sunday, May 12: Ottawa at Montreal, TBD New York Rangers vs. Washington Thursday: NY Rangers at Washington, late Saturday: NY Rangers at Washington,12:30 p.m. Monday, May 6: Washington at NY Rangers, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 8: Washington at NY Rangers, 7:30 p.m. x-Friday, May 10: NY Rangers at Washington, 7:30 p.m. x-Sunday, May 12: Washington at NY Rangers, TBD x-Monday, May 13: NY Rangers at Washington, TBD Boston 1, Toronto 0 Wednesday: Boston 4, Toronto 1 Saturday: Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m. Monday, May 6: Boston at Toronto, 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 8: Boston at Toronto,7 p.m. x-Friday, May 10: Toronto at Boston, 7 p.m. x-Sunday, May 12: Boston at Toronto, TBD x-Monday, May 13: Toronto at Boston, TBDWESTERN CONFERENCEChicago 1, Minnesota 0 Tuesday: Chicago 2, Minnesota 1, OT Friday: Minnesota at Chicago, 9:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5: Chicago at Minnesota,3 p.m. Tuesday, May 7 Chicago at Minnesota,9:30 p.m. x-Thursday, May 9: Minnesota at Chicago, TBD x-Saturday, May 11: Chicago at Minnesota, TBD x-Sunday, May 12: Minnesota at Chicago, TBD Anaheim 1, Detroit 0 Tuesday: Anaheim 3, Detroit 1 Thursday: Detroit at Anaheim, late Saturday: Anaheim at Detroit, 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 6: Anaheim at Detroit, 8 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 8: Detroit at Anaheim, 10 p.m. x-Friday, May 10: Anaheim at Detroit, TBD x-Sunday, May 12: Detroit at Anaheim, TBD San Jose 1, Vancouver 0 Wednesday: San Jose 3, Vancouver 1 Friday: San Jose at Vancouver, 10 p.m. Sunday, May 5: Vancouver at San Jose, 10 p.m. Tuesday, May 7: Vancouver at San Jose,10 p.m. x-Thursday, May 9: San Jose at Vancouver, 10 p.m. x-Saturday, May 11: Vancouver at San Jose, TBD x-Monday, May 13: San Jose at Vancouver, TBD St. Louis 1, Los Angeles 0 Tuesday: St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1, OT Thursday: Los Angeles at St. Louis, late Saturday: St. Louis at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. Monday, May 6: St. Louis at Los Angeles, 10 p.m. x-Wednesday, May 8: Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBD x-Friday, May 10: St. Louis at Los Angeles, TBD x-Monday, May 13: Los Angeles at St. Louis, TBDAMERICAN LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Boston198.704 New York1710.6302 Baltimore1612.5713.5 Tampa Bay1215.4447 Toronto1018.3579.5 Central Division WLPctGB Kansas City1510.600 Detroit1511.577.5 Minnesota1212.5002.5 Cleveland1213.4803 Chicago1115.4234.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas1710.630 Oakland1613.5522 Seattle1317.4335.5 Los Angeles1017.3707 Houston820.2869.5___Wednesdays Games Minnesota 6, Detroit 2 L.A. Angels 5, Oakland 4 N.Y. Yankees 5, Houston 4 Cleveland 6, Philadelphia 0 Boston 10, Toronto 1 Chicago White Sox 5, Texas 2 Kansas City 9, Tampa Bay 8 Seattle 8, Baltimore 3 Thursdays Games Tampa Bay at Kansas City, late Boston at Toronto, late Chicago White Sox at Texas, late Detroit at Houston, late Baltimore at L.A. Angels, late Fridays Games Minnesota at Cleveland, 7:05 p.m. Oakland at N.Y. Yankees, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Toronto, 7:07 p.m. Boston at Texas, 8:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 8:10 p.m. Detroit at Houston, 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Baltimore at L.A. Angels, 10:05 p.m.N ATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta1710.630 Washington1414.5003.5 Philadelphia1216.4295.5 New York1115.4235.5 Miami820.2869.5 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis1611.593 Pittsburgh1612.571.5 Milwaukee1412.5381.5 Cincinnati1514.5172 Chicago1116.4075 West Division WLPctGB Colorado1711.607 San Francisco1612.5711 Arizona1513.5362 Los Angeles1314.4813.5 San Diego1017.3706.5 ___ Wednesdays Games N.Y. Mets 7, Miami 6 Pittsburgh 6, Milwaukee 4 St. Louis 4, Cincinnati 2 Cleveland 6, Philadelphia 0 Washington 2, Atlanta 0 Chicago Cubs 6, San Diego 2 San Francisco 9, Arizona 6 Colorado 7, L.A. Dodgers 3 Thursdays Games San Diego at Chicago Cubs, late Miami at Philadelphia, late Washington at Atlanta, late St. Louis at Milwaukee, late Fridays Games Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Miami at Philadelphia, 7:05 p.m. Washington at Pittsburgh, 7:05 p.m. N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 7:30 p.m. St. Louis at Milwaukee, 8:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Colorado, 8:40 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 10:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 10:15 p.m.FOOTBALLNational Football League ARIZONA CARDINALSTraded FB Anthony Sherman to Kansas City for CB Javier Arenas. CHICAGO BEARSAgreed to terms with OT Jordan Mills and DE Cornelius Washington on four-year contracts. CINCINNATI BENGALSSigned LB Jordan Campbell, CB Onterio McCalebb and K Quinn Sharp. GREEN BAY PACKERSAnnounced the retirement of CB Al Harris. KANSAS CITY CHIEFSAgreed to terms with WRs Frankie Hammond Jr. and Rico Richardson, LB/DEs Josh Martin and Ridge Wilson, OLs A.J. Hawkins and Colin Kelly, DE Rob Lohr, DL Brad Madison, LB Darin Drakeford, QB Tyler Bray, DB Otha Foster, TE Demetrius Harris and S Brad McDougald. LOCALSCHEDULE SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD S ebring TODAY: Track at FHSAA 3A State Finals,Jacksonville,1 p.m. SFSC T ODAY: 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 F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . New York at Boston, if necessary . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . L.A. Clippers at Memphis, if necessary . E E S S P P N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . C hicago at Brooklyn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Golden State at Denver, if necessary . . . . T T N N T TC C O O L L L L E E G G E E S S O O F F T T B B A A L L L L S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Tennessee at Missouri . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM M L L B B F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 8 8 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Tampa Bay at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 4 4 p p . m m . W ashington at Pittsburgh, Baltimore at L.A. Angels or St. Louis at Milwaukee . . . . . . . F F O O X X 7 7 p p . m m . Chicago White Sox at Kansas City . . . . . W W G G N N 8 8 p p . m m . T ampa Bay at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NTimes, games, channels all subject to change C C O O L L L L E E G G E E B B A A S S E E B B A A L L L L S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Vanderbilt at South Carolina . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 1 1 p p . m m . Florida at LSU . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 3 3 : : 1 1 5 5 p p . m m . Mississippi at Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NA A U U T T O O R R A A C C I I N N G G F FR R I I D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n NASCAR Aarons 312, Qualifying . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 3 3 p p . m m . NHRA Aarons 312 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NG G O O L L F F F FR R I I D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Volvo China Open . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . LPGA Kingsmill Championship . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Wells Fargo Championship . . . . . G G O O L L F F 7 7 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA Insperity Championship . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FS SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 9 9 a a . m m . EuroPGA Volvo China Open . . . . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 1 1 p p . m m . PGA Wells Fargo Championship . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . PGA Wells Fargo Championship . . . . . . C C B B S S 3 3 p p . m m . LPGA Kingsmill Championship . . . . . . G G O O L L F F 6 6 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . PGA Insperity Championship . . . . . . . G G O O L L F FN N H H L L P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SA A T T U U R R D D A A Y Y 1 1 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . N .Y. Rangers at Washington . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C C LIVESPORTSONTV NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs MLB Transactions Page B2News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013w ww.newssun.com

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C M Y K By MIKE FARRELL Associated PressLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP In the Kentucky Derby conversation dominated by Orb, Verrazano and Goldencents, Itsmyluckyday has become a forgotten horse. That could be a mistake on Saturday in the 1 1/4-mile Run for the Roses. Barely a month ago, Itsmyluckyday was the 8-5 favorite for the Florida Derby. He ran a big race there, finishing second to Orb. But the loss dropped Itsmyluckydays profile, and thats just fine with trainer Eddie Plesa Jr. s a good thing, he said. I dont mind at all. Because the Florida Derby was not the ultimate goal. As much as we would have liked to have won it, as much as we were disappointed we didnt win it, the true objective is the race coming up Saturday, he said Wednesday. Itsmyluckyday has run only twice since the end of January. After winning the Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 26, Itsmyluckyday didnt run again until the Florida Derby on March 30. e did it by design to have a bigger, stronger horse coming into this Saturday Plesa said. Its worked with him physically. Whether he wins or doesnt win the race, hes coming into the race exactly like I would have wanted. Plesa estimates Itsmyluckyday was only about 95 percent ready for the Florida Derby. When youre running against a horse like Orb, you have to be 100 percent fit, Plesa said. He beat us. There is no question he was the best horse that day. Saturday is another day, and Im anxious for it. Itsmyluckyday, who has a 5-2-1 record in 10 starts, first got Plesa thinking about Kentucky after winning the Gulfstream Park Derby on New YearsDay. At that point, it enters you mind, the trainer said. I always knew he was a nice horse. I always knew he was stakes caliber. Did I think he was this good? I didnt go that far with the thought. You always hope. Sometimes it takes more than hope. Sound advice helps. Plesa, 64, still relies on his 85-year-old dad, former trainer and jockey Eddie Plesa Sr., who will be watching from his home in Florida. s pretty healthy for his age, Plesa said. Hes of the generation where you didnt get a lot of I love yousand hugs and kisses. He says he wants to hang on and follow this and live with this ride. He enjoys it. I talk to him three or four times a day. Even at this age, he still has a tremendous sense of whats happening in a horse race. w ww.newssun.comNews-SunFriday, May 3, 2013Page B3 1. Youwanttosavemoney.Hundredsofdollarsincouponsavingseveryweek.2 Youneedanewjob.Ourclassifiedshavethelatestjoblistings.3. Youveoutgrownyourapartment.Ourclassifiedslistthehottesthomes&apartments.4. Yourcariskaput.Usedcarsforeverybudgetinourclassifieds.5. Youecravingsomethingnew.Weshowcaserestaurants,events,movies&more (Eventhoughthereare100ofreasons,welgiveyou10togetyourattention)6. Youwanttoknowthescore.CheckoutourSportssectiontostayuptodate.7. Youwantyourvoiceheard.Sendusalettertotheeditor,youwillbeheard.8. Youwanttostayuptospeed.Ifithappening,werecoveringit.9. Youneedtheforecast.CheckoutourWeatherPageforup-to-dateweather.10. Youneedaprofessional.OurProfessionalServiceDirectoryhasyoucovered. Call:863-385-6155 Istokpoga at 47; the Florida Everglades at 52; Lake S eminole at 60; and Lake Tarpon at 69. Florida had 7 lakes on the list, while Texas had 9 and California had 6. Most of the states had at least 1 lake making the list. Ive had the opportunity to fish about 1/4th of the 100 lakes on the list and 6 out of 7 of the Florida lakes listed. The only one I havent fished is Lake Seminole. So for many of you who are still working on your bucket list, the 2013 list of the 100 BESTBass lakes in the United States could help you identify future lakes to fish. Ive been in southern California this week so my opportunity to report on the bass fishing is non-existent, however I have a couple of guide trips scheduled for May 4 and 5 and Ill be covering them in my next column. F inally, I read this in the M ay 2013 issue of BASSMASTER Magazine, and I thought it was appropriate for many of us, My biggest worry is that my wife (when Im dead) will sell my fishing gear for what I said I paid for it. -Koos Brandt D on Norton is a professional tournament bass fisherman, bass fishing guide, and custom rod builder. He lives in the GolfH ammock area of Sebring with his wife Lexie, and is the owner of a custom rod building company appropriately named The American Fisherman. He canb e reached at 863-273-4998 or 216-339-6571 or by email at donorton13@gmail.com. His website address is theamerican-f isherman.com. Continued from B1 Photo courtesy of city-data.com Lake Istokpoga cracked Bassmasters top 100, one of six Florida lakes to do so, ranking as the 47th best bass fishing lake in the nation. Bass fishing shows six top Florida lakes while maneuvering a given pattern all while trying to read the judge and ride to their liking in order to earn the ribbon. Simply put, there is a reas on riders often ask, Equestrian sports Have you got what it takes? Highlands County is prett y well-known at the Area E horse show for bringing in f ierce competition. T his was definitely the case as Buchanan, Gibbs and Mack laced up their boots and cinched their saddles last weekend. All three girls fought the above odds, and in the end Buchanan of Sebring Middle School and Gibbs of Lake Placid High School would have enough points to qualify for the State horse show. Both girls train at the C racker Barrell Saddle Club. Gibbs and her horse Dexter, won the SeniorH unter Hack, too eighth in the Senior Hunter S howmanship, third in Senior Equatation Over F ences, anothr third in Senior equation on the flat, a nd eighth in Senior Hunter under saddle. Buchanan and her horse Termite took second in both Junior Working Hunter and Junior Hunter Hack. My favorite event was Hunter Hack and Equ over fences because I love to jump, Gibbs said. And we had a amazing go in Hunter Hack with no mistakes. I would like to thank my trainer Karen Moon for all the hard work she has put in with me over the years. Now begins the training process for a few short months until making another trip back to Tampa, where horse and rider will be able to tweak anything that went wrong and enhance the things that went right. Then they will be set to endure the same setting as they compete against the qualifiers from the five other area competitions. Continued from B1 Show paves way for two spots at state P hoto courtesy of kentuckyderby.com Itsmyluckyday has had its odds drop off some for Saturdays Kentucky Derby, but could prove dangerous to the rest of the field. Itsmyluckyday cedes spotlight at Kentucky Derby MCTphoto Goldenscents with rider Jonny Garcia works out on Wednesday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, in preparation for the Kentucky Derby.

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C M Y K field from across the street that are squawking because of the fear the big video board might obstruct some of their view. Residents of the Wrigleyville neighborhood have also long been resistant to elevating the number of night games, which theyve relented on somewhat, but still leaves the team wellshort of the number of more profitable night games the rest of baseball has. In recent weeks, when these grumblings again arose, suburban Rosemont Mayor Brad Stephens chimed in that there is a 25acre parcel of land that the Cubs could have, should negotiations fall through. Ricketts avoided that topic at the time, but just yesterday made mention of leaving Wrigley as an option. I grew up just over 20 miles from Wrigley Field and it has always been a favorite destination, with probably more than 100 visits throughout my life. What never ceases to amaze me is that, as many times as Ive been there before, that moment when you take the step out and get that first look at the field, the chill that comes over me. Whether looking in from the bleachers, out from the mezzanine or down from the upper deck getting that initial glimpse from the inside of Wrigley Field never gets o ld. A nd yes, the park itself is a big drawing point for many fans for just that reason. But I am a fan of the team first, and if itsneighbors vow to prevent them from making improvements that will bring in more money to make the team better well then I say move. I am as, if not more, nostalgic about Wrigley as anyone, but I also cannot stand the fact that a group of essential freeloaders are having this much sway. To those neighborhood residents, who likely moved there because of where it is would you rather have s ome more night games, or no games at all? How enthused would you be about living in W rigleyville if Wrigley Field was vacant? To the rooftop owners would you rather have your view of the games slightly obstructed, or have a fully clear view of the field with no games to watch? ToTom Ricketts if the renovations you want to pay for out of your own pocket to help better the team overall are blocked, move the team. Build a replica stadium with a nearby hotel and giantv ideo boards to help build up your revenue streams. Sure, I would miss trips to Wrigley to see my favorite team play. But Id revel in seeing my f avorite team win a World Series, wherever they happen to be. And the rooftop owners can have their unobstructed views watching theR osemont Cubs on their tel evisions. Golf HammockLast Monday the Mezza Group played Individual Pro-Am points at Golf Hammock Country Club. I n A group Rod Bently scored plus 4 to take first place and Jim Gulick in second place with plus 2. Pat Dell came in first place in B group with plus 3 in B group and there w as a tie for second place Between Mike Anselm and Jack Schell at even. Paul Brown scored a huge plus 7 for first place in C group and a tie for seco nd and third place between Terry Yandle and Bill Alesi at even. In D group Jack Stafford came in w ith plus 5 for first place and Jimmy Black in second place at minus 1. J oe Hamilton scored plus 8 to take the lead in E group and Jerry Patterson with plus 4 came in second place. In F group Greg Brewer scored plus 8 for first place and Wayne Schultz had plus 6 for second place. Next Monday the Mezza Group will play at Golf Hammock beginning at 7:45 a.m. For more information, call Pete at 382-1280.Lake June WestA Scramble was played April 25. Winning first place was the team of Ken Rowen, Norm Grubbs, John and Gloria Huggett with 51. Tying for second/third places were the teams of Doyan and Donna EAdes, Don Boulton, J oanne McGill and Margaret Schultz; Orville and Eva Huffman, Joe Swartz, John and Sue Ruffo with 54 each. Closest to the pin: (Ladies Joanne McGill, 9-feet-2.5. (Men 2, Art Schmeltz, 8-feet-6; and No. 4, Doyan Eades, 15-feet6 Placid Lakes The Mens A ssociation played a Low Net Even Holes event Wednesday, April2 4. The winners were: First place, Ed Bartusch with 29; second place, Lane Capp with 30; and third place, Russ Isaacs with 31. Closest to the pin: No. 11, John Goble, 8feet-3. The Ladies Association played a Low Net Even Holes event Tuesday, April23. T he winners were: First place, Barb Moriarity with 29;C arol Olsen with 31; and Narola Rosenberg with 32. Closest to the pin: No. 11, Joan Sniffen, 1 4-feet-7.R iver GreensA Mens Day Pro-Am Points event was played on Saturday, April 27. Ken Brunswick, Harold Plagens, L arry Roy and Don McDonald teamed up to total +41 to win the event, while Cecil Lemons, Cliff Aubin, Keith Kincera nd Fred Evans totale +26 for second. Getting closest to the pin were Jim Anderson who got to 13-feet, 7-inches f rom No. 3 and to 11-feet, 7-inches on No. 5. Russ Rudd hit to 4-feet, 9 1/2-inches at No. 12 and Plagens got to 8-feet, 5-inches from No. 17. The Morrison Group took to the c ourse on Thursday, April 25 and saw Fred Evans and Don McDonald take first, and a three-way tie for second between the duos of Gil Heier and Jim Anderson, Larry Roy an Romy Febre, Cliff Aubin and Keith Kincer. A Ladies Pro-Am was played on Thursday, April 25 with Fran Neil, Mary Beth Carby, Carol Roy and Helen Ochala totaling +4 1/2 for the team win. Individually, Pat Kincer won with +7,C arby was next with +5 1/2 and Lucy Roberts and Nancy Long each came in at +2 1/2. A Mens Pro-Am was played on Wednesday, April 24. Tim Thomas, Butch Smith, Larry Roy and Jim Cercy totaled +5 for first, with Jim Anderson, Cliff Aubin, Al Farrell and Gil Heiern ext at +1 1/2. Romy Febre won A Flight with +7, TimT homas took B Flight at +3 1/2 and C Flight was claimed by Keith Kincer with +4. The Morrison Group p layed on Tuesday, April 23, and saw a close race to the finish. L arry Roy, Tim Thomas, Don McDonald and Harold Plagens score of -25 edged out the -23 brought in by David Kelly, Butch Smith, Roman Belobradich and Lefty St. Pierre. A Limited Member Pro-Am was played on Monday, April 22. Dennis and Sherry Delisle were joined by Mike Lueth to score a +3 /12 for the team win. Kay Lemek won individually with +2 1/2, with Bea Sherman and Lueth second at +2. The Golfettes had an outing on Tuesday, April 16, and saw Helen Ochala and Joanne Merkle join forces t o score a 133 for the win. P at Kincer and Jody Ethun tied at 137 with Lucy Roberts and Bev Rudd. Betty Wallace and Laur Smutnick turned in a 141 for fourth and Carole McClay and Dee Paul came in with a 145 for fifth.S pringLakeOn Tuesday, April 30, the Spring L ake Mens Golf Association held an Individual Net Points tournament on the Panther Creek golf course. There were 4 Flights in this event and points were calculated by hole including hole handicap. Pat Jaskowski and Gary Behrendt tied for first place in the A Flight with 43 points each, Pat with 7 net birdies (28 pts105 and Gary with net 1 eagle (6 pts b irdies (1222 ( 3). Joe Austin placed third with 36 net points, taking a tie-breaker over C harlie Keniston. In the B Flight, Will David placed first with 47 points. Joe Troia and Vern Hoffman tied for second place at 42 net points. Gale Monda had a hot round with one net eagle, 9 birdies, 6 pars and one bogey for 55 net points to lead C Flight. Leon Van took second place with 38 points and Richie Eastep came in third with 35 points. In D Flight, Ron Brochu took first place with 49 points that included 2 net eagles and 4 net birdies. Ed Clay took second place with 43 net points and Larry Colclasure got third place with 42 points. Page B4News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013w ww.newssun.com grad dummy; 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. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; com p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 7 7 0 0 Continued from B1 Cubs have suitors if neighbors balk on renovations NEWS-SUN 385-6155

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C M Y K The back is made up of small stacked bones called vertebrae. The solid portions of the vertebraea re separated by cartilaginous discs that act as cushions or shock absorbers. This makes up the anterior or front col-u mn. Behind this, each vertebra has a bony ring surrounding and protecting the spinal cord. The vertebra hook t ogether through small joints, two for each level, called facets. This design makes the lower back vulnerable in twisting especiallyi f you are lifting. The nerves exit through small holes between vertebrae called foramina. If the muscles are irritated and spasm,t hey pull the vertebra closer together and narrow the holes. D o any of these situations describe you? You forgot and didnt lift with your legs. You stayed bent a little too long working int he yard. You slept wrong. Now your back hurts. If you do not have any weakness or r adiating pain, there are several things you can try. As with all joint and ligament injuries, ice works well immediately after the injury. If you have muscle spasm, heat either from a heating pad or hot shower willh elp relax the muscles. Resting in a recliner with your knees flexed or on your side with y our knees flexed is often helpful. You still want to stay active as resting all the time will lead to stiffness. Y ou tried that, now what. Back pain is the fifth most common reason for visits to your d octor and accounts for 26.3 percent of the healthcare dollar, according to the AAOS. If they do not interfere with your other medic ines, anti-inflammatories, such as Ibuprofen and Naproxen, as well as muscle relaxants have good clinical evidence that they are helpful in recovering from back pain. Acupuncture has a fair level ofc linical evidence supporting its usefulness. There are varying levels of experience and training among acupuncturists. We are fortunate in Sebring toh ave Mrs. J. Lee who has several years of training and many years of experience. Lumbar supports, while popular,a re of little value if the evidence is looked at scientif-i cally. If you have a history of osteo-p orosis, your doctor may order x -rays to check for vertebral fractures. MRI is rec-o mmended only for those whose p ain lasts for more than a month. It is most useful for those who have a positive history forc ancer risk, have focal findings or h ave a history suggestive of spinal stenosis (narrowingo f the ring surrounding the spinal colu mn). Radiating symptoms are often, but not a lways, associated with pinching of a specific nerve. Apiece of the disc shock absorber may break loose and compress the nerve. This is most common at the two lowest leve ls of the back and causes pain radiating down the back of the leg to the foot. Many of these cases will get better with non-surgical management. A t one year, a third of all people with back injuries will still have pain. The best way to avoid this is prevention. Some of the things, b esides proper lifting, that you can do are losing weight, stop smok-i ng and begin regular exercising. Several studies have shown that not o nly will increasing your cardiovascular fitness help prev ent back pain, but that it will also help those with chronic back pain. I n spite of your best efforts you still have back pain, what treatm ents are there? That is for another column. D r. Diana D. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and h and problems. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery a nd a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. For more information, visit http://hand-shoulder-specialist.com or call 382-7777. This inform ation in not intended to diagnose, treat or cure your condition. How to avoid an aching back Guest Column Dr. Diana Carr www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, May 3, 2013Page B5 MOBILITY EXPRESS; 3.639"; 6"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 7 7 3 3 POSITIVE MEDICAL TRANSPORT; 3.639"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 7 7 4 4 DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 1.736"; 3"; Black; healthy living; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 7 7 5 5 Healthy Living DearPharmacist: I cant s leep well and have taken Ambien for years. What else do you recommend? F.T., Bradenton Answer: If you cant sleep on Ambien, Id try something different. Another novel sleepd rug is coming to the market called Suvorexant and so f ar, I like it. The Food and Drug Administration is evaluating it right now. Merck & Co. is manufacturing the new drug, whichs upposedly does not induce memory loss, daytime fatigue or attention difficulties, all common side effects with benzodiazepines and Z drugs,w hich dominate the multibillion dollar insomnia market. You know them by names like Ambien, Lunest, Sonata, Xanax, Valium and Halcion. The drugs increase GABA levels, a neurotransmitter that induces sleep. Tickle those GABAreceptors, and you will fall asleep, and likely have cognitive problems, full-body muscle relaxation, daytime fatigue and bizarre h ypnotic events. Anythings possible. Suvorexant doesnt affect GABAat all, it reduces a hormone called orexin (a.k.a.h ypocretin). This drug doest induce sleep, rather it turns off the switch that keeps you awake. Interestingly, elevated orexin are common in those prone to panic attacks (Nature Medicine, 2010 that is not Suvorexants focus, its marketed as a prescription sleep aid and will do very well. There are welldesigned unbiased clinical trials to show orexin blockers improve sleep (and reduce panic). If you have s leep deprivation, it increases risk of depression, heart disease and infection, so sleep any way you can. Orexins keep you awake. If orexin levels suddenly drop, so do you, meaning youg o to sleep! People with narcolepsy have swinging orexin l evels. Contrarily, if orexin is high, you might feel panicky, anxious, wired or have insomnia. Thats where Suvorexant works; it reduceso rexin, and remember orexin keeps you awake. Its categorized as a dual orexin receptor antagonist or a DORA blocker for short. Dualb ecause it blocks both OX1 and OX2 receptor sites. How do you feel if you wake at 4 a.m. on your sleep medication? Researchers compared conventional GABAblockers to DORA blockers to find out. Monkeys given popular GABAblockers were much foggier, confused and slower to respond as compared to monkeys given a DORA b locker. Were not monkeys, though the point is made. Is Suvorexant the next best amazing sleep drug? Time will tell. So far, headache is the most commonly reported side effect. Always use thel owest effective dose and for short-terms. Never combine s leep drugs with sedatives or alcohol. Clean your bedroom, turn off lights and implement healthier sleep hygiene practices; go to my website tor ead about natural remedies if those interest you. One theoretical concern is narcolepsy. If you reduce orexin levels you will go tos leep. Thats the point of the drug. Fortunately, late-stage clinical trials have not reported this side effect. More adverse reactions may trickle after the medication is launched. Sleep aids are for short-term use, they are not a forever thing. Suzy Cohen is a registered pharmacist and author of The 24-Hour Pharmacist and Real Solutions. Visit www. DearPharmacist. com. This information is not intended to treat, diagnose or cure your condition. Excitement builds over new sleep drug D ear Pharmacist S uzy Cohen A ssociated PressT ALLAHASSEE Florida lawmakers finished work Wednesday on legislation making changes to medical malpractice rules, with its critics complaining to the end that the results will hurt victims mak-i ng malpractice claims. The measure (SB 1792 House on a 77-38 vote and now heads toG ov. Rick Scott for his consideration. The bill passed the Senate last month. The bill had an influential backer in S enate President Don Gaetz, R-Niceville, and its House manager was his son, Rep. M att Gaetz, R-Fort Walton Beach. The legislation requires that expert witnesses who are called against a defendantd octor practice the exact same kind of medicine and not just be in similar fields. R ep. Cynthia A. Stafford, a Miami Democrat, said that section would hurt defendants because it would unduly restrict the pool of experts who will be available to testify T he bill also would allow but does not require any health care provider c alled as a witness to breach patient confidentiality and give the defendants attorneys information about a patientst reatment. That provision applies to the informal f act-finding period before a lawsuit is filed. After a lawsuit is filed, the states court rules apply that limit who attorneys c an talk to and what they can ask. House OKs medical malpractice legislation B OSTON (APA Vermont woman revealedh er new face Wednesday, six years after her ex-husband disfigured her by dousing her with industrialstrength lye, and said shew ent through what some may call hell but has found a way to be happy. Carmen Blandin Tarleton of Thetford had face trans-p lant surgery at Bostons Brigham and Womens Hospital in February and spoke publicly for the first time Wednesday. Im now in a better place, mentally and emotionally, than I ever could have imagined six years ago, Tarleton said. I want to share my experience with others, so they may find that strength inside themselves to escape their own pain. In 2007, the 44-year-old m other of two was attacked by her now ex-husbandH erbert Rodgers, who believed she was seeing another man. Police say he went to the house looking for that man, then went intoa fury directed toward Tarleton, striking her with a bat and pouring lye from a squeeze bottle onto her face. W hen police arrived, Tarleton was trying to crawl into a shower to wash away the chemical, which had already distorted her face. In 2009, Rodgers pleaded guilty to maiming Tarleton in exchange for a prison sentence of at least 30 years. The hospital said that during the face transplant surgery, more than 30 surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses worked for more than 15 hours. Woman disfigured in lye attack reveals new face The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN

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C M Y K Page B6News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com TOBACCO FREE/BETHANY COZ; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, may a ds; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 8 8 4 4 Miller's; 5.542"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 9 9 6 6 Healthy Living ST. PAUL, Minn (AP and clinics are replacing paper filesw ith sophisticated electronic health records. And although some systems c ant share information with each other, which could be a serious problem in an emergency, smartphones ares tarting to bridge that electronic gap. That capability is already available t o Medicare patients and veterans. The Medicare Blue Button and a similar Veterans Affairs medical program a llow patients to download three years of their medical history into a simple text file on their smartphones or personal computers. Sharing that data with a health care p rovider can then be as simple as handing over your smartphone, Minnesota Public Radio reported Wednesday. Its not just Medicare patients and v eterans who can get access to their computerized medical records. F arzad Mostashari, coordinator for health information technology at the U.S. Department of Health and HumanS ervices, experienced firsthand how useful smartphone technology can be w hen illness suddenly strikes, as it did when his 76-year-old father visited him last Thanksgiving weekend. My dad comes downstairs and he has acute pain in his eye where he had c ataract surgery. And I said, Whats the matter, whats the story? recalled Mostashari, who lives in Bethesda, M d. And he said, Well, I think they put the wrong lens in my eye, Id gone back to the doctor and ... . Mostasharis father didnt remember exactly what had happened at his lastd octors visit, but the information was in his medical file. The problem was his father lives in Boston and his doctors office was closed for the weekend. But that wasnt a problem forM ostashari. He put his expertise to work by signing up his dad for the M edicare Blue Button. He was then able to download a file that included names, phone num-b ers and addresses of physicians as well as diagnoses, lab tests, imaging s tudies, and medications. He then took his father to a local doctor, and his dad was able to hando ver his iPhone and say, heres my history T he federal health care overhaul is designed to encourage patients to be more involved in managing their own h ealth. But there are also privacy and data security risks. Deven McGraw, director of the Health Privacy Project at the Center for Democracy and Technology inW ashington, said doctors and health plans must abide by federal privacy and security rules. But those rules dont extend to smartphones. She said consumers need to check how appsw ill use their personal data and find out if their device allows them to r emotely delete their data if its stolen. Smartphones becoming new way for patients to carry medical records S haring medical d ata with your d octor can be as easy has handing over your p hone or tablet Ahusband was trying to convince his wife that women talk more than men.T o prove his point, he showed her a study indicating that men on the average use only1 5,000 words per day, while women on the average usea bout 30,000 words per day. The wife pondered the i nformation momentarily and then explained to her husb and that the reason women use twice as many words as men is because they have tor epeat everything they say. Her husband calmly replied, What? Jesus stated in Matthew 11:15 and many other New Testament verses, He who has ears to hear, let himh ear. This was His way of saying, Everyone, listen! W hy do you think Jesus said this so many times? Perhaps, it was because we often don ot do a very good job of listening (and I am not talki ng about men only!). When Jesus taught His Father's will to the people around H im, He did not want them to miss one, important word. Listening is absolutely necessary if we desire eternal life. Still, listening alone isn ot enough. One day Jesusmother and brothers came to see Him but, because of a crowd, were unable to get to Him.L uke 8:20-21 reads, And it was reported to Him, Your m other and Your brothers are standing outside, wishing to see You.But He answered and saidt o them, My mother and My brothers are these who hear the word of God and do it. Thosew ho want to belong to the spiritual family of Christ mustd o more than just listen to Gods will as found in the Bible, theym ust obey it! What do you think would h appen to me if my wife told me to take out the garbage, and I said, I heary ou, Sweetie, and then did nothing about it? I shudder t o even think about it! Yet God is no different. To listen to His words and say, I hear you, God, and then do nothing about it, shouldc ause one to shudder with the eternal consequences t hat would follow. Listening is absolutely vital in any relationship.N evertheless, actions also must follow to keep that r elationship alive and well. To have and hold a relationship with God, remember t he words of Jesus in Luke 11:28, ...blessed are those who hear the word of God and observe it. Kevin's Komments by Kevin Patterson is presented by theS ebring Parkway church of C hrist, 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Find them on the internet at www.sebringcoc.com, or e-mail sebringparkway@sebringcoc.com/. Listen then do it! Religion K evins K omments Kevin Patterson

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C M Y K Page B8News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com ReligionP P l l a a c c e e s s t t o o W W o o r r s s h h i i p p i i s s a a p p a a i i d d a a d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e m m e e n n t t i i n n t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n t t h h a a t t i i s s p p u u b b l l i i s s h h e e d d F F r r i i d d a a y y a a n n d d S S u u n n d d a a y y . T T o o f f i i n n d d o o u u t t m m o o r r e e i i n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n o o n n h h o o w w t t o o p p l l a a c c e e a a l l i i s s t t i i n n g g i i n n t t h h i i s s d d i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y , c c a a l l l l t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n a a t t 3 3 8 8 5 5 6 6 1 1 5 5 5 5 , e e x x t t . 5 5 0 0 2 2 .A A N N G G L L I I C C A A N N N N e e w w L L i i f f e e A A n n g g l l i i c c a a n n F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p , 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863 strhodes1020@yahoo.com. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.A A S S S S E E M M B B L L Y Y O O F F G G O O D D C C h h r r i i s s t t F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( A A s s s s e e m m b b l l y y o o f f G G o o d d ) ) , 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His N ame; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. F F i i r r s s t t A A s s s s e e m m b b l l y y o o f f G G o o d d , 4301 K enilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 1 0 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. W ednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.B B A A P P T T I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k L L a a k k e e s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. B B e e t t h h a a n n y y B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C17A (truck routePark. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. F F a a i i t t h h M M i i s s s s i i o o n n a a r r y y B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 4534256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families; Joy Loomis, music director; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p .m. Sunday broadcast on Cable TV Channel 6. Call 453-6681 for details. In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L a a k k e e J J o o s s e e p p h h i i n n e e , 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. L ife changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to b ecome more like Christ. Sunday night w orship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. n F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d , K nowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods H ope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: information@fbclp.com. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet a t 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L o o r r i i d d a a located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening B ible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p .m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , S S e e b b r r i i n n g g , 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. Allen Higginbotham, Interim Pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website www.fbsebring.com F F l l o o r r i i d d a a A A v v e e n n u u e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. I I n n d d e e p p e e n n d d e e n n t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, missionminded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L L e e i i s s u u r r e e L L a a k k e e s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 6990671 for more information. M M a a r r a a n n a a t t h h a a B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) , 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. PastorG erald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. P P a a r r k k w w a a y y F F r r e e e e W W i i l l l l B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3 413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-M onth-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S S p p a a r r t t a a R R o o a a d d B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , ( ( S S B B C C ) ) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Mark McDowell, Pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: P rayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 382-0869. S S o o u u t t h h s s i i d d e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) , 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship S ervice, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-ofhearing. Office phone, 385-0752. S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S S u u n n r r i i d d g g e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , ( ( S S B B C C ) ) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695 .C CA A T T H H O O L L I I C C O O u u r r L L a a d d y y o o f f G G r r a a c c e e C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. S S t t . C C a a t t h h e e r r i i n n e e C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish office/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish fax, 385-5169; email, office@stcathe.com ; website, www.stcathe.com School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email school@stcathe.com School office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., frjose@stcathe.com or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: -4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 99:45 a.m. Sunday. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S S t t . J J a a m m e e s s C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3380 P lacidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. F ather Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: S ummer (May 1 to Oct. 31 Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N C C o o r r n n e e r r s s t t o o n n e e C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Home Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. E E a a s s t t s s i i d d e e C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and LifAlive and Worth t he Drive! S S e e b b r r i i n n g g C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 4 514 H ammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod S chwingel, Preacher; Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. F F i i r r s s t t C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( D D i i s s c c i i p p l l e e s s o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t ) ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N & & M M I I S S S S I I O O N N A A R R Y Y A A L L L L I I A A N N C C E E The A A l l l l i i a a n n c c e e C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f S S e e b b r r i i n n g g , 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N S S C C I I E E N N C C E E C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n S S c c i i e e n n c c e e C C h h u u r r c c h h , 154 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lessonsermons.C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F B B R R E E T T H H R R E E N N C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e B B r r e e t t h h r r e e n n 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a .m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. P hone 385-1597.C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 2 00 S. F orest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, c all the church at 863-465-4636 or visit t he website www.thelordsway.com/lakep lacidcofc/. S S e e b b r r i i n n g g P P a a r r k k w w a a y y C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F G G O O D D C C h h u u r r c c h h o o n n t t h h e e R R i i d d g g e e , Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F N N A A Z Z A A R R E E N N E E F F i i r r s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e N N a a z z a a r r e e n n e e o o f f A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k , P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. F F i i r r s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e N N a a z z a a r r e e n n e e o o f f L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d , 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor.C C H H U U R R C C H H E E S S O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T I I N N C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N U U N N I I O O N N C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y B B i i b b l l e e C C h h u u r r c c h h C C h h u u r r c c h h e e s s o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t i i n n C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n U U n n i i o o n n , (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck routePark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP Atonement Lutheran Church ELCASEBRING This Sixth Sunday in Easter, Rev. Jefferson Coxs sermon willb e based on the gospel reading of John 14:23-29. Sharon Palmer will be the Bible study leader on May 2 and 9; and Rev. Cox on May1 6, 23 and 30. At 6 p.m. Tuesday will be the Council meeting in fellowship hall. On Monday, May 27, will b e a Memorial Day Salute to the Veterans picnic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Memorial program and free food, fun and games for all ages. More details to follow.Christ Lutheran Church LCMSAVON PARK This S ixth Sunday in Easter, Pastor Scott McLean will p reach a sermon titled s Mission Overcomes All Boundaries. The church is at 1320 County Road 64, east of the Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. For more information, call 471-2663 or search online at christlutheranavon-p ark.org.Christian Training Church S EBRING Rev. Linda M. Downing will bring the message titled The Fall of Babylon: Part 4 at the Sunday morning service. TheW ednesday night Bible study is the Gospel of John. C hurch of Buttonwood BayS EBRING The Church of Buttonwood Bay meets in t he recreation hall for worship. Pastor Cecil Hess is preaching on The Bible andO ur Birthdays. The service is non-denominational and o pen to all. Location is U.S. 27, four miles south of Highlands Regional Medical Center. For more information, call 382-1737.Covenant Presbyterian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Tom Schneider will preach Sunday mornings sermon, The Second Coming. Everyone is welcome.Emmanuel United Church of ChristSEBRING Rev. George Miller will deliver the Sunday morning sermon, The Size of an (OrangeS eed, with Scripture from Psalm 67. The church is 1.7 miles west of U.S. 27 on County Road 634 (Hammock Road Call 471-1999 or visits ebringemmanuelucc.com.Faith Baptist Church of Lake PlacidL AKE PLACID Sunday Bible study has seve ral classes to choose from. The pastor continues his series From Resurrection to Pentecost with Sundays sermon, What Must We Do?, from Acts 2:14-48. Sunday evening, a a new s eries, Unpacking the Great C ommandment, will begin with a sermon titled Gods Love Language from John 14:15-21. Call 465-0060 or check out the website at www.faithbaptistchurchlp.co m The church is at 660 H olmes Ave.Faith Lutheran SEBRING Sunday,thechurchcelebratesthesixth Sunday of Easter.Rev. Robert Reinhardt will deliverhis sermon, Wellness.Alexis Ebey will be baptized at them orning service. Adult Sunday school class is studyingBlessed Are the P eacemeakers ...Practicing Ministry of Reconciliation.First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)S EBRING Pastor Rons sermon is titled If God Is For Us taken from Romans 8:31-36. A ssisting the pastor during the Communion service will be Elders Diane Beidler and Sharron Campbell. Deacons for the day are C arol Chandler, Franny Goff, Effie Simmons and Roger Sands. The greeter for Sunday is Gloria Andrick. There willb e a baptism for several members who attended the pastors class and completed the study.F irst Presbyterian Church of Avon ParkAVON PARK On Sunday morning, Pastor BobJ ohnsons sermon is titled ictory based on I John 5 :1-5. The choirs introit will be e are Standing on HolyG round/This is Holy Ground. The anthem is For W here Love is, There is God. The adult class has been viewing a video series titled The Life and Ministry of the Messiah sponsored by Focus on the Family. The l essons are filmed on locat ion and narrated by Ray Vander Lann. This new series is titled Fire on the Mountain Their Blood Cried Out filmed in Serab it al Khadim. Matt Sboto t eaches the youth class and t hey are studying the book of Ephesians. Members are asked to bring non-perishable items for the Church Service Center. There will be an Agape Luncheon immediate ly after worship service. Will Barron, short-term missionary candidate to Spain, will be the guest speaker. The Family Gathering will meet at 6 p.m. On Wednesday, Johnson w ill lead the Bible study group from the book Whati s the Christians W orldview? T he church is at 215 E. C ircle St., with two entrances on Lagrande S treet. For questions, call C hurch News Continued on B7

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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, May 3, 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 3 3870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m. Midweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages a t 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a .m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. Visitors are always welcome. Church office 385-7649, for more information. 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, FL 33852. P hone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening: Holy C ommunion with Healing Service, 6 p.m. Thursday: Holy Communion with healing service, 9 a.m. Child care available at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. 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 0869. Dr. Randall Smith, senior pastor. Sunday services at 9 a.m., 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Wednesday services at 7 p.m. We offer Kid City Childrens Ministry throughout all services, and there are variosu other classes for teens, married couples, prime-timers, and Bible studies in Spanish. Kid City Day Care, Preschool and After-School Monday-Friday: 7 a.m.-6 p.m. (For registration call: 385-3111). Check us out on the Web at www.sebringgrace.org .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 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 2200 N. 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 D rive., 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, organ-i st/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 seco nd Tuesday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Labyrinth P rayer 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 i s at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional Lutheran Liturgy, hymns and songs of praise. Fellowship time with coffee and refreshments follows worship. Come worship and fellowship with us. For information call Pastor Scott McLean at (863 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 , 2740 Lakeview Drive, Sebring. R everend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Sunday TraditionalW orship 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 w eekly adult Bible studies. Faiths Closet Thrift Store (385-2782 open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. All are warmly welcome in the Faily of Faith. 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 385-2346. 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 , 3725 Hammock Road, a Congregation of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod (ELSellowship with the Wisconsin Evangelical Lutheran Synod (WELSorship at 10 a.m.; Bible Study, 9 a.m. For more information, call Pastor Luke Willitz at 385-2293 or visit the Web site at www.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, AvonPark. Pastor Rev. John C. Grodzinski. Sunday worship at 8 and 10:30 a.m.; Sunday School at 9:15 a.m. Fragrance Free Service Wednesdays at 7 p.m. Open Communion celebrated at all services. 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; 465-5253. The Rev. Richard A. Norris, pastor; Susan C. Norris, Trinity Tots PreSchool director; and Noel Johnson, minister of youth and family life. Worship schedule after Easter through December: Worship service 10 a.m., and Education Hour, 8:45 a.m. Worship schedule for January through Easter: Worship service, 8:30 and 11 a.m., Education Hour 9:45 a.m. Traditional Service with Holy Communion each first and t hird Sunday. Non-Traditional S ervice each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call church office for additional Worship t imes and special holiday services. Other activities and groups i nclude: Choirs; Ladies Guild and L WML; Mens Fellowship Group, Small Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for meeting times and dates). Visit us online at: www.Trinitylutheranlp.com .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 SignL anguage: 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 c lasses 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 M cQuaid, 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, 11:15 a.m.; Sunday evening servi ce, 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 provided. The church is part of Christian International Ministries Network, a full gospel, non-denominational ministry. Linda M. Downing, minister, lindadowning@live.com. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, caseydowning@hotmail.com. Church phone: 314-0482. Web site: www. ctm forme.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 , 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852; Tel. 863-655-9163. The place of your Divine appointment. We expect our supernatural God to transform our lives through His power and grace. Come, learn of His plan and destiny for you. With His plan we receive His provision along with His perfect timing and opportunity. What you have longed for, but have been missing, can now be received. The direction you have been thirsty for will suddenly quench your parched soul. Come to experience what you have been missing for so long empowerment in every area of life. We teach, train and send forth to win souls. You dont speak English no problema. We have a Spanish interpreter. We look forward to fellowship and worship with you at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Pastoers Gil and Rosa Benton (Faith Never Fails 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. Grace Bible Academy Adult Investigating Truth; first and third Tuesday, Prayer Gathering, 7:15 p.m.; Wednesday, Childrens & Youth Programs, 6 p.m.; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m., College Ministry. www.GBCconnected.org F F a a i i t t h h C C e e n n t t e e r r W W e e s s t t M M i i n n i i s s t t r r y y , Restoring Lives, Families & Communities. In the Banyan P laza at 2349 U.S. 27 South, S ebring, FL 33870. Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor the public to worship on Sundays at 11 a.m. for Praise & Worship and on W ednesdays at 7 p.m. for Bible s tudy and prayer. Children classes are available for all services. Ministries for youth, men and women are held throughout them onth. Please attend these Spiritf illed services. Moving Forward in Unity. Church office, 385-1800 or 655-2748. 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 C hristian 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. M ore information at w ww.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 isa t 6:30 p.m. Saturday with Pastor T iger Gullett. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org U U n n i i t t y y L L i i f f e e E E n n r r i i c c h h m m e e n n t t C C e e n n t t r r e e , new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail unity@vistanet.net. Web site, www.unityofsebring.org. 10:30 a.m. Sunday Celebration Service, Nursery and Childrens Church. Weekly Classes, Christian Bookstore and Cafe, Prayer Ministry, Life Enrichment Groups. Rev. Andrew C. Conyer, senior minister transforming lives from ordinary to extraordinary.P P R R E E S S B B Y Y T T E E R R I I A A N N C C o o v v e e n n a a n n t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( P P C C A A ) ) 4500 Sun N Lake Blvd., Sebring, 33872-2113. A Congregation of the Presbyterian Church in America. Sunday morning worship: Traditional service, 10:30 a.m.; Sunday school, 9:15 a.m. Wednesday evening Prayer Meeting, 6 p.m.; Childrens/Youth Group, 5:30-7 p.m.; choir practice, 7:15 p.m. Phone: 385-3234; Fax: 385-2759; e-mail: covpres@strato.net ; Web site: www.cpcsebring.org Office hours: 8:30-12:30 a.m. Monday-Friday.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), AvonPark, FL 33825. Phone: 453-3242. The Rev. Robert Johnson is the pastor. Sunday School, 9:15 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday Bible study, 10:30 a.m.; Potluck dinner, 6 p.m. third Wednesday; choir practice, 6:30 p.m. each Wednesday; Mary Circle business meeting, 1 p.m. second Wednesday; Sarah Circle business meeting, 4 p.m. second Thursday; Womens Ministries Combined Bible study, 4 p.m. third Thursday. Be a part of a warm, caring church family with traditional services, following biblical truth. 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. 385-0107. Email: faith@htn.net, Rev. Darrell A. Peer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middles chool and high school age), 3:306:30 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 p astor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. Wednesday evenings: Adult small group Bible Sstudy 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth Group 6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p.m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. 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, S ebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of t he month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, springlakepc@embarqmail.com, Web site, http://slpc.embarqspace.com.S S E E V V E E N N T T H H D D A A Y Y A A D D V V E E N N T T I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k S S e e v v e e n n t t h h d d a a y y A A d d v v e e n n t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 1410 West Avon Blvd., AvonPark. Phone: 453-6641 or e-mail:a vonparksda@embarqmail.com, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m Saturday. Church Service 10:45 a.m. Saturday. Wednesday prayer meeting 7 p.m. Community Service hours on Tuesday and Thursday is from 9:00 a.m. till 2 p.m. A sale takes place the first Sunday of each month. Senior Pastor Frank Gonzalez. Walker Memorial Academy Christian School offering education for kindergarten through 12th grades. ALL ARE WELCOME. Associate Pastor is Ryan Amos. Website is www.discoverjesus.org S S e e b b r r i i n n g g S S e e v v e e n n t t h h D D a a y y A A d d v v e e n n t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 2106 N. State Road 17, Sebring; 385-2438. Worship Services: 9:15 a.m. Worship hour, 11 a.m. Prayer meeting, Tuesday, 7:15 p.m. Community service: every Monday 9-11 a.m. Health Seminar with Dr. Seralde, every Friday, 10:00 a.m. Pastor Nathan Madrid.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; (863 382-9092 Steve Austin, Bishop; Mark Swift, 1st Counselor; Del Murphy, 2nd Counselor. Family History Center (863 Sunday Services: Sacrament Meeting, 10-11:10 a.m.; Gospel Doctrine, 11:20 a.m. to noon; Priesthood/Relief Society, 12:101p.m.; Primary for children, 11:15 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Youth Activities: Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m. Scouts: first and third Wednesday, 7-8:20 p.m. Activity Days: 8-11 yr old Boys and Girls, second and fourth Wednesdays, 7-8:20 p.m.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 a nd lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible s tudy, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meeti ngs 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, past or. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the F LC 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 n ursery 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 3 3825. (863 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, past oral 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 Christcentered Sunday school classes, youth programs, Bible studies, book studies and Christian fellowship. We are a congregation that wants to know Christ and make Him known. Check out our church website at www.memorialumc.com or call the church office at 465-2422. Lakeview Christian School, VPK to Grade 5, 465-0313. 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 3821736. 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. 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 allinclusive. 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 Religion 4 53-3242 or check the website at avonparkapchurch.com.First Presbyterian Church of Sebring SEBRING Sundays sermon by the Rev. Darrell A. Peer is The Only God. M iriam Circle meets Monday morning; Ruth Circle meets Tuesday morning; youth group, adult Bible study, Vision Committeem eeting and choir practice are on Wednesday. The Womens Ministries S pring Luncheon will be held at noon on Saturday, May 11, at MichaelsR estaurant in Spring Lake. Reservations are required. T he church is at 319 Poinsettia Ave. Contact the c hurch at 385-0107.First United Methodist Church of SebringSEBRING Rev. A.C. Bryant will bring the message Pray for the Kingdom with Scripture taken fromM atthew 6:10. Communion will be served. Mother-Daughter Banquet will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday. T he church is downtown at 126 S. Pine St. Visit the website at www.sebringfirstumc.com. Call the church office for information at 385-5184.Grace Pointe MinistriesSEBRING Grace P ointe Ministries meets at 200 Lark Ave., at Sebring Hills Clubhouse. Tuesday home Bible study continues with Messiah:S hadow To Image. Call (863 and other information. Sunday Worship Experience continues with The Next 50 Days: FromR esurrection to Pentecost and Beyond. Expectations o f what the Lord is going to do and what He is going to restore. Visit for a specials ervice on Mothers Day, What the Spirit Says.Heartland Christian ChurchSEBRING Pastor Ted Moores sermon Sunday will be The Keys to Heaven and Hell with Scripture from Matthew 16:13-20. T he service will include Ralph Sylvester playing a t rombone solo, Jesus, My All in All; Allen Warchak singing Room at theC ross; and Beverly Knuske singing I Dont Know A bout Tomorrow The church is at 2705 Alternate Route 17 South (behind Publix ber is 314-9693.Memorial United Methodist Church LAKE PLACID Pastor J ohn Bryant will preach In the Sweet By n By on Sunday, using passages in Revelation 21. The church is at 500 Kent A ve. behind the Tower. The phone number is 465-2422.P arkway Free Will Baptist ChurchS EBRING Sunday mornings Bible lesson, A L iving Hope, is taken from I Peter 1:3-12. Pastor Jim Scaggs will bring the mes-s age during the worship service. T he Wednesday evening service will be a time of praise, prayer and Bible study in the book of I John. The church is at 3413 S ebring Parkway. For further information, call 382-3552.St. John United Methodist ChurchSEBRING On Sunday morning, the Rev. Ronald De Genaro Jrs message will be Who Lives with You?B iblical reference is from John 14:23-29. S ebring Church of the BrethrenS EBRING Sunday morning, the pastor will p reach on Bring Light Into Life. For more information, call 3 85-1597. C ontinued from B6 Church News RELIGION GUIDELINES: The News-Sunpublishes religion news on Fridays. The submission deadline is 5 p.m. Monday to be considered for publication in the following Fridas paper. Submit items to the News-Sunsfrom 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays; fax to 385-2453; send e-mail to editor@newssun.com; or mail to Lifestyle Editor,NewsSun,2227 U.S. 27 South,Sebring,FL 33870. For information,call 385-6155,ext. 516.

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C M Y K BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP Episcopal, Roman Catholic and United Methodist bishops who fileda federal lawsuit two years ago trying to stop enforcement of Alabamas immigration law say they feel vindicated. Our concern was primarily the infringement on theo bligation of the church to take care of people regardless o f their status, said retired Episcopal Bishop Henry N. Parsley, who still lives in Birmingham. I feel like our concerns have been upheldb y the court process. On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Alabamas appeal of a ruling by the 11th U.S.C ircuit Court of Appeals, which had blocked key sections of the law that the bishops had opposed. The bishops opposed a section of the law that outlawed transporting unlawfully present aliens or harboring them, along with a section that outlawed having a contract with illegal immigrants. The bishops said that ministries to immigrants would be harmed by those provisions and that church employees and volunteers could have been subjected to prosecution. The lawsuit by the coalition of bishops was dismissed by U.S. Judge Sharon Blackburn.Ohio bishop: Gay teachers firing based on marriageCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP The Roman Catholic bishop in central Ohio says the firing of a gay teacher at a Columbus Catholic school was based not on her sexual orientation but on the need to maintain the institutions marriage values. Bishop Frederick Campbell told The Columbus Dispatch that Carla Hale was fired in March because she violated the churchs moral teaching through what he described as a quasi-spousal relationship with a woman. He said an extramarital affair by a heterosexual couple would go against the samet eaching. Hale said she was fired from Bishop Watterson High School after her mothers published obituary included the name of Hales partner. Page B10News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com SFSC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, honors program; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 4 4 7 7 Class warfare is a term often used in conversation. Ith as been getting a lot of press and I suspect it will receive a lot more. However, it is not a new subject and has been used for centuriest o divide humankind; it goes back to the beginning of creation. The very first time it is used to cause division isw ith Lucifer, or Satan as he is known. The exact date is not known, but it is recorded in Ezekiel 28:12-19, and Revelation 12:3-9 of the Old and New Testament of theB ible. Lucifer led a rebellion a gainst God, because he wanted to change his position or class to that of rulerr ather than servant. The result was division of the a ngelic race. One third of the angelic race was cast out of heaven to the earth below. It did not end there, as we know proponents of classw arfare are never satisfied. Mankind (politically corr ect term would be humankind) has continued to use class warfare to dividet he human race. The most recent in history is the slave ry of descendants from Africa; this particular institution of slavery was initiated by Islam. It was used in the United States byC hristians who misinterpreted the biblical Scriptures; later it was reinforced by Darwins theory. The Origin of Species w as published on Nov. 24, 1859. In December of 1860, South Carolina announced its secession from the Union. Six states quickly followeda nd on Feb. 4, 1861 formed the Confederate States of A merica. The Civil War was the result. This war was because of slavery, nots tatesrights. Alexander Stephens, vice president of t he Confederate government, stated in his Cornerstone Speech of March 21, 1861, Our new government is founded upon ... its founda-t ions are laid, its cornerstone rest upon the great truth, that t he negro is not equal to the white man; that slavery-subordination to the superiorr ace-is his natural and normal condition. M oving to present day, we can look back on history and see that many have used class warfare to advance their ideals and politics. It iss till being done today by all classes of people and all political parties in all nations of the earth. Class warfare isa means of manipulation and c ontrol; it is a strategy that will continue as long as people want what others have. Wanting something better for ourselves, or seeking tob etter my life is not a vice, nor sinful in anyway. It is the means we use that makes the idea corrupt. If I want a power or government to take from those who have what Id ont and distribute that to me through some law or f orce, that perverts the American dream. Our government was designed by ourf ounders to provide an atmosphere that is conducive t o life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness, so pursue it by your own talents and abilities. Advocates of class warf are are taking from society and returning only what will e nhance their opportunities to continue to prey on our community. There is a form of life that does the same thing known as the fresh water leech. This leech spends its day under rocks or leaves in a stream or lake bottom. Once the leech attaches itself, it releases an enzyme that does two thing s : first, it numbs the area, that is it masks the action; second, it is an anti-coagulant t hat helps the blood to flow f reely. Supporters and recip ients of class warfare suck the life out of our nation just like the leech. I n the New Testament of the Bible, the book of Philippians 4:11-13, Paul tells us that he has learned t o be content in whatever situation he finds himself. Yet he reminds us that he can do all things in Christ who strengthens him. Go and do likewise. L arry Overfield is retired from Progress Energy and lives in S ebring. He has led a ministry a t the Highlands County Jail and w ith area motorcyclists. Guest c olumns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of t he News-Sun staff. Religion Author to speak at Crossroads FellowshpSEBRING Join C rossroads Fellowship at 10 a.m. Sunday for Dr. Dale Fife, author of The Secret Place, The Hidden Kingdom and other books. F ife has served the Body of Christ for more than 45 years as a caring pastor, i nsightful teacher and gifted musician and best selling author. His wisdom, m aturity and genuine spiritual concern for others have caused many to regard him as a spiritual father in the Lord. His insightful teaching has inspired and blessed thousands around t he world. C rossroads Fellowship is at 605 State Road 66.St John UMC hosts benefit spaghetti dinnerSEBRING St. John United Methodist Church w ill host a benefit spaghetti dinner for the Serrano Family on Saturday, May 18 at 3214 Grand Prix Drive (just behind Walmart). Serving timesa re 4, 5 and 6 p.m. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under 1 2 and may be reserved by calling the church office at 382-1736. Limited walkins and take-outs will be a vailable.Faith Lutheran hosts workshop on charitable givingSEBRING Faith L utheran Church, 2740 Lakeview Drive, will have a workshop from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday, May 16 on Charitable Giving: How to Make a Difference by Giving Back. How can you use your time, talkents a nd treasures to make a profound impact on the organizations you care about most? Live out your values t oday and into the future. Find out how. Gain a better understanding of the: Roles values play. Importance of a giving strategy. Financial tools that can enchance your giving and offer other advantages. A complimentary lunch/refreshments will be served after the workshop. C all the church at 3853232 or email faithlutheransebring@comcast.neta nd reserve a spot. This workshop will be presente d by Michael Noel, MBA, FIC.Napier, Smallridge share story of forgivenessL AKE PLACID Pastor Jeff Taylor invites t he community to come hear award-winning speaker Renee Napier, whosed aughter, Meagan, was killed by a drunk driver in 2 002. Napier has made it her lifes mission to prevent more unnecessaryd eaths like Meagans. She lobbied to have her daughters killer, Eric S mallridge, released from prison early to join her in h er presentations. Hear Renee Napier and Eric Smallridge share their amazing story of forgiveness and love. They willb e speaking at the Sunday worship service at First Baptist Church of Placid Lakes. The church is at the corner of Kemper and Cleveland avenues in Placid Lakes. Class warfare is not a new concept Consider This ... L arry Overfield S napshots Lately there have been a lot of terror attacks.S ixteen terror attacks were thwarted in New York City alone, before the terrorists could finish their evil work. But do you know that we should not be surprised at this? Hi, my name is Pastor Reinhold Buxbaum from The Church of the Way and Id like a word with you. Just listen to Luke 21:26, People will faint from terror, apprehensive of what is coming on the world... (NIV Jesus had been telling the disciples what the many signs of the end of the age will be. Jesus was sitting with the disciples on the Mount of Olives and shared dozens of endtime signs with them. And then Jesus said, At that time they will see the Son of Man coming in a cloud with power and great glory. When these things begin to take place, stand up and lift up your heads, because your redemption is drawing near. (Luke 21:27-28). Jesus also warns us how not to prepare for his coming. Be careful, or your hearts will be weighed down with carousing, drunkenness and the anxieties of life, and that day will close on you suddenly like a trap. For it will come on all those who live on the face of the whole earth. (Luke 21:34-35 Jesus is telling us not to wash away the worries of this life with alcohol, but rather Be always on the watch, and pray that you may be able to escape all that is about to happen, and that you may be able to stand before the Son of Man. (Luke 21:36 The escape? Yes, the escape is the rapture of all the believers before the wrath of God is poured out on the world for seven years. Atime the Bible calls The Tribulation. Are you getting ready for the Escape? Yes, the stage is set for our rapture. Reinhold Buxbaum is pastor of The Church of the Way. He teaches An Evening in Bible Prophecy at Homers Restaurant on Monday. No purchase necessary. Terrorism in the Bible? 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C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunF riday, May 3, 2013Page B11 Dear Abby Diversions & Puzzles S olution, B10 By JAKE COYLE A PEntertainment WriterIn the galaxy of bigs creen superheros a rather glum lot Robert D owney Jrs Iron Man is the snappy one. Hes the sarcastic, motorm outhed, preening, self-referential do-gooder, as opposed to all those selfs erious crusaders. No matter how much of a scrap heap o f metal-twisting mayhem the franchise piles on (and its a lot), Downeys sheer charm his unsentimental, offhand yammering ist he only real super power in Marvels Iron Man trilogy. Iron Man 3 follows not just Iron Man 2 but the box-office busting The Avengers, in which TonyS tark, a.k.a. Iron Man, joined forces with other s uperheros. These global blockbusters are more produced than directed, but its nevertheless particularly fitting that Shane Black herei nherits the helm from John Favreau, the director of the previous two. Black (the Lethal Weapon screenwriter) andD owney last teamed up (before Downeys career had been fully resurrected) in the wonderfully zippy, deconstructed LAnoir Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. Iron Man 3 begins exactly the same, with Stark in a halting voiceover that he restarts and then gives up on, concluding: Well, you know who I am. Blacks film, more than any other Iron Man, is stuffed with this self-aware, winking style. This includes loads of references to The Avengers, an experience from which Stark has developed panic attacks and sleep-depriving nightmares. Though the stated cause is the alien battle that concluded The Avengers, one suspects it could be Scarlett Johanssons acting that haunts him. H e is pulled into a confrontation with a terrorist named Mandarin (a beardedB en Kingsley), who, in hijacked broadcast transmiss ions, takes credit for public explosions that, in a movie such as this, chafe awk-w ardly in the wake of the Boston Marathon bombings. When reporters mob Stark f or his response after an explosion puts his friend a nd bodyguard (Favreau, looking happily unburdened) in the hospital, Stark swears vengeance and brazenly supplies his homea ddress for a fight. You might think Superman would be the favorite of journalists everywhere, but I suspect its Iron Man. Ever since Stark declared his identity at the conclusion of the first Iron Man, hes unique among his more secretive brethren: Hes the superhero who comments. When helicopter missiles collapse Starks Malibu estate into the sea, his companion Pepper Potts (Gwyneth Paltrow rated from him, and his damaged computer operator Jarvis (voiced in formal British by Paul Bettany in a manner not unlike the classic butler Jeeves) rockets S tark to Tennessee. With a damaged suit and grasping at leads on theb ombing, Stark has to rebuild himself, which he d oes with the help of a mop-headed, fatherless boy (an excellent Ty Simpkins).T ennessee isnt an accidental landing spot, but a preprogrammed flight to a l ocation where Stark begins to learn whats behind the b ombings. Downey and Simpkins make a good team playing a kind of mock-Spielbergian pair, and its the best andm ost natural part of the movie. There are good bad guys. Guy Pearce plays Aldrich Killian, an inventor turned military contractor who Stark haphazardly jiltedb ack in his partying years. His connections to the terr orism arent immediately clear, but his rise comes from a kind of biological enhancement that makes its users nearly indestructiblea nd, when really angry, breathe fire. Within Iron Man 3 is a fight between screwball irony and blockbuster bom-b ast. The script, by Black and Drew Pearce, contains the best dialogue of the series. But the wisecracking begins to feel suffocated under the weight of a whole lot of action, more Iron Man suit changes than Beyonce would even dare, and the lumbering machinations of a plot that closes in on a lengthy oil rig finale as if pulled by magnetic force. This is the first Iron Man in 3-D, and the darkening effect is particularly disappointing for whats been a bright-hued franchise. The action scenes, too, are cut too quickly so that your eye often feels like its racing to catch up. The heavy metal action could never sink the irrepressible Downey, but it weighs down the otherwise light joy of Iron Man 3. At The Movies: Iron Man 3 Latest installment loaded down by heavy metal Courtesy photo Robert Downey Jr. returns as Tony Stark in Iron Man 3. Movie Review Iron Man 3 Rating: PG-13 (sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, brief suggestive content) Running time: 130 minutes Review: (of 4 DearAbby: Im 29 and f or 10 years I have been struggling with controll ing parents. They have cut two of my sisters out of their lives because theyl ive closer to their spousesparents. M y husband and I are full-time students, ex-military and taking advantage of the G.I. Bill. Were looking for jobs, but myp arents have threatened not to speak to me if we t ake jobs closer to his parents. Im trying to be fair to both sets of parents,b ut we cant stay unemployed because of this i ssue. We have a family to support. I tried reasoning with t hem, but Im unsure how to proceed. Dad called and offered my husband a j ob in my hometown. We declined because if we a ccept, they will expect us to live near them. Please tell me what to do. I dont want my family to fall apart any more than ita lready has. Smothered in the South DearSmothered: If you feel smothered now, imagine how it would be if you and your husbandw ere economically dependent on your pare nts. No part of your lives would be separate from them, and you would be completely under their control. Holding the fami-l y together is not your responsibility, and you should not sacrifice your independence in an attempt to do so. Y our parentsemotional blackmail has already driven away two of your sisters and their families. I assume you have relationships with your siblings. Im advising you to maintain them and live your own lives. With time, your parents may realize they havent isolated their children; they have isolated only themselves. DearAbby: Im an 18year-old girl who will be job searching pretty soon. I have never felt the need to wear makeup in my day-to-day life, but now Im wondering. Is it unprofessional to go into a workplace sans makeup? Will future bosses think I dont look puttogether? I wonder if any other girls my age are having the same confusion. Ready to Be Out There DearReady: It depends upon what kind of job youll be searching for. If you plan to work with the public, you should try to look your best at all times. For your interviews, you should be neatly, but conservatively dressed. And as for makeup, you neednt apply it as though you were going on stage, but a touch of color wouldnt hurt. Write www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Job offer has too many strings

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C M Y K Page B12News-SunFriday, May 3, 2013www.newssun.com Living HUNGRY?Derby-goers will consume hot dogs, barbecue sandwiches, jumbo shrimpa ge of longest l iving Kentucky D erby winner: S trike the Gold ( 1991 Derby w inner)trash generated by the crowds attending the DerbyYEARS OLDMost wins by a breeder CALUMET FARMNumber of Kentucky Derby horses piloted by Bill Shoemaker, the most in historySmallest field size(1892 and 19053Louisville temperatureaverage high for May 7weight of the 14K gold K entucky Derby TrophyThe last year that there was a riderless horse Granville dumped his jockey moments after the start and finished without himChurchill Downs will prepareMINT JULEPS(Kentucky bourbon, simple syrup, crushed ice, powdered sugar and mint)of locally-grown mint will be used to make the julepsOldest owner to win Kentucky DerbyFrances Genter with Unbridled, 1990 record win payoff on a $2 bet: Donerail, 1913Number of winning horses to go from last to firstThe most recent to do so is Mine That Bird, 2009 winning horsesnames beginning with the letter S,including 2010 winner Super SaverMOST VICTORIES BY A JOCKEYEddie Arcaro and Bill Hartack age of oldest jockey to win the Derby (Bill Shoemaker riding Ferdinand, 1986) age of youngest jockey to win the Derby (Alonzo Lonnie Clayton aboard Azra, 1892)winners from post position No. 17 largest field size, 1974 winning horses bred in KENTUCKY most rain on Derby Day on May11,1918(Exterminator won)B YCHRIS WARE LEXINGTON HERALD-LEADERSOURCE: CHURCHILLDOWNS