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C M Y K By CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY email@example.com SEBRING To reach Hidden Creek Farms Animal Rescue, a visitor drives down a long, rutted track between walls of green overgrowth. The drive o pens suddenly on acres of open pasture land. Ametal skeleton of a long abandoned nursery s hed stands out against the sky to the right only one or two plastic panels are left of the roof. T here is a wonderful surprise within that skeleton, however resting within neatly raked, metal-rail stalls are 22 horses of varying size, color and breed. The horses are friendly and calm. There is a deep peace, quiet enough to hear small h orse noises the soft snort, the swish of a tail, the clop of a hoof. Atrue horse whisperer created this oasis veteran horse trainer Pamela Mosher. M M o o s s h h e e r r s s a a v v e e s s h h o o r r s s e e s s f f r r o o m m a a b b u u s s e e a a n n d d n n e e g g l l e e c c t t Horse Haven Phone ... 385-6155Fax ... 385-2453Online: www.newssun.com 099099401007 HEARTLAND NATIONAL BANK***; 11.25"; 1.5"; Black plus three; process, front strip; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 9 9 1 1 Two up, two down D etails, A14 B reezy. Low 59 H igh 82 BusinessA8 ClassifiedsA11 Community BriefsA2 CrosswordB13 Dear AbbyB13 Editorial & OpinionA3 HoroscopeB13 Lottery NumbersA2 OutdoorsB11 Pause & ConsiderB13 Places to WorshipB8 Religion86 ShoppingB12 Sudoku PuzzleB13 IndexLake Placid and Sebring fall in state playoff openers SP ORTS, B1 B y SCOTTDRESSEL firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Aman w ith a history of arson has confessed to starting two fires and try-i ng to start another, according to the Sebring PoliceD epartment. Jason Brandon W agner, 32, told investigators he set fire to two vehicles in thep arking lot of Yogi Bar the second one W ednesday night and also broke into a neighbors house and tried to start a fire in the oven last year, SPD reports said. He was booked into the Highlands County CONVICTED ARSONIST JAILED FOR MORE FIRES Cop spotted him using cell phone to video blaze set in bar parking lot J ason Brandon W agner faces one count of attempted first-degree arson, two counts of second-degree arson a nd three counts of burglary. See ARSONIST, A9NEWS-SUNHighlands Countys Hometown Newspaper Since 1927 New frozen yogurt shop opens in Sebring BUSINESS, A8 Sweet, cold treats S unday, May 5, 2013www.newssun.comVolume 94/Number 54 | 75 cents News-Sun photo by ROMONAWASHINGTON Some board members of the Avon Park Champions Club look over the new grill that will be used to help raise funds for youth athletic programs in the city. From left is treasurer Ronnie Jackson, board members Amy Jackson, Monica Germaine and Penny Jahna, vice president Seth Lambert and president Charles Devlin. By ROMONAWASHINGTON email@example.comAVON PARK When Charles Devlin was a high school freshman he quickly learned more about hard work and teamwork than he ever dreamed. He was one in a group of freshman junior varsity baseball players who were moved up to the varsity team. Not so much as players, but as observers. The young boys watched from the bench rather than from behind the fence and saw what it took to be a championship team. Devlin recalls watching some of his childhood heroes like Greg Jackson, Duane Council, Duane Young, Geno Taylor and his brother Tim go on to win the 1984 state championship under the watchful eye of Coach Ronnie Jackson. Coach Jackson knew what he was doing, not only coaching that team to a champiA club for past, present and future champions See CHAMPIONS, A9 N ews-Sun photo b y KATARA S IMMONS Pamela Mosher of H idden Creek F arms Animal Rescue points to the cataracts Thursday that are causing Bullseye to go blind. See MOSHER, A7 B y CHRISTOPHER TUFFLEY firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Pam Mosher, the heart and soul of Hidden Creek Farms Animal Rescue, has been breaking, training and caring for horses all of her life. Over the years she has learned a great deal through experience and by listening to older trainers talking about how they solved problems or treated horses in the past. She believes in the Native American ways that emphasize respect, consistency and compassion. Horses are like little kids they have a selective attention span, Mosher said. In training, change tasks every 15 minutes. Notice a horse getting crabby? Give him a A lesson in horse sense See HORSE, A7 Towering tiresFirst Heartland Tailgate Extravaganza brings big trucks, big fun to downtownA4
C M Y K F inal in a seriesB y CAROLKLINE News-Sun correspondentIn 2009, women made up 8 percent of the total veteran p opulation in this country. Today the ratio of more than 50,000 wounded soldiers is believed to be that one in 10 are female. That being said,t he Veterans Administration now has five regional Polytrauma Rehabilitation Centers (PRCs country. T he new Polytrauma Rehab Center adjacent to the Audie Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital in San Antonio is part of that system. It offers an immediates olution for care for our wounded veterans returning f rom overseas or from devastating injuries received during service time here at home. More newly developed p rograms, such as that found in the National Intrepid Center of Excellence (NICoE yet another example ofi mmediate trauma care. It offers cutting-edge treatment, research and technology for military men and women suffering from trau-m atic brain injuries and other psychological health disorders. Still, long-term care is the concern that must be addressed. Here in America, we have c ome a long way toward acute care for veterans, but n ot without complications. Bureaucratic oversight, funding and construction snafus make deadlines hard to hit. Our daughter served as ap ediatric intensive care unit nurse at Wilford Hall Medical Center, Lackland Air Force Base, and was on her way home at the time ofh er car accident. After more than a year in rehab facilities, she was scheduled to be admitted to the new PRC in SanA ntonio. Because of delays in its opening, she was sent to a nursing facility and an 8-month stay caused almost irreparable damage. When she was finally admitted tot he San Antonio-based PRC for a six-week rehab and evaluation program, it did wonders to bring her back,b ut it has taken months for her to regain what she lost in a nursing home setting. 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Kristine Ratliff, RN, wearing her official Iraq War Veteran cap proudly. Todays veterans: Where do they go from here? Special to the News-SunA VON PARK Jacob Jake Jordan does not fit the typical mold of an undergraduate student. Jordan has a complex life. H e is 36 years old, works full-time running his business Jlj Construction and Development Inc., is responsible for a family, and is af ull-time student in the honors program at South Florida State College. Originally from West Palm Beach, Jordan and his family moved to Highlands County to be close to his grandparents. He earned his high school diploma through SFSCs General Education Development (GED gram in 1995 and then pursued what he thought would be his lifelong career, construction. Jordans decision to go to college was simple for him. The construction business was going downhill, and I was putting all my time and effort into my business without receiving anything tangible in return, he said. Finally, I was not willing to gamble anymore. The economy made it extremely difficult to do business, he said. Personally, I never asked for advanced payment from my customers and I was using my personal money u pfront to purchase all building expenses and materials. People stopped paying me ina timely manner when I finished a job. Times were bad. The difficulties progressed,a nd I had to put a lien on someones property. Jordan said he primary m otivation to go back to college was to pursue a career that provided worthy income, benefits, and stability what you dont really get out of construction, he said. During my first semester of college, I was advised to take one class to see if I could handle being a student. Little did I know that I could handle and surpass my original expectations. My son and wife were even surprised at my success. From there, Jordan made it a personal goal to take on a full load of classes and earn a 4.0 grade point average. I think some traditional students have the skills, mentality, and time, but do not have the drive to excel, he said. My determination, maturity, and experience have been beneficial to my college involvement. Jordan managed school, Courtesy photo Jacob Jake Jordan, 36, will graduate summa cum laude from SFSC on Monday and plans to pursue a bachelors degree in petroleum engineering Not your typical student Jake Jordan, 36, is building a new future for himself SFSC Graduation: Monday, 6:45 p.m. O nline Yes 86.6% No 13.4% Total votes: 194 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? This weeks question: Should the county raise the tourism tax from 2 percent to 3 percent? News-Sun staffSEBRING Aspecial showing of the highly acclaimed documentary Bully is being shown at no charge by Peace of Highlands County at 4 p.m. today at the Church of the Brethren, 700 Pine St. The film is informational as well as a call for action, said Paul Ferrell, president of Peace of Highlands County. The national Bully Project makes the film available to interested communities. Ferrell said, I emphatically urge teachers to attend. He has invited county commissioners, school board members, school administrators, and the president of the teachers union to the screening. Bully documentary to show today Follow the News-Sun on www.twitter.com/thenewssun www.facebook.com/newssun See VETERANS, A9 See JORDAN, A5 C ommunity B riefs SFSC celebrates Commencement MondayA VON PARK South Florida State College will celebrate the accomplishments of its graduates during annual commence-m ent exercises at 6:45 p.m. Monday at the SFSC Theatre for the Performing Arts, Highlands Campus, AvonP ark. Speakers will be Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr., SFSC president, and Tami Cullens, chair, SFSC District Board ofT rustees. Sebring City Councilman Andrew F ells, an SFSC alumnus, will deliver the invocation. The musical selec-t ion, Time for Us, will be performed by Wayne B oda and Erin Sena. It was composed for the occasion by Doug Andrews, SFSCs dean of cultural programs, andD avid Hale, SFSC registration specialist. M ore than 837 students will have met SFSC graduation requirements byt he May commencement. Of these 555 will receive a ssociate in arts degrees, associate in science degrees, or associate ina pplied science degrees, 166 will receive occupational certificates, or coll ege credit certificates, and 116 will graduate f rom SFSCs Adult Education program. Approximately 256 plan to walk across the stage during commencement. A lso participating in commencement will be Lynn MacNeill, bearing the college mace, and marshals Elizabeth Andrews, Robert Hampton, Dr. TheresaJ ames, Cheryl John, Tanna Markel, Ricardo P antoja, Bob Sconyers, and Walteria Tucker. Areception for graduates and their families will be held in theC atherine P. Cornelius Student Services and Classroom Complex (Building B following the commence-m ent exercises.DSAC meets MondaySEBRING The Highlands County District School Advisory Council will meet from 67:30 p.m. Monday in the Garland Boggus Board Room at The School Board of Highlands County, 426 School St. The primary agenda item for this meeting is the District Parent Involvement Plan, District Strategic Plan and the Student Code of Conduct. If you are a person with a disability who requires reasonable accommodations in order to attend a District School Advisory Council meeting, call 471-5608 three days prior to the scheduled meeting date and time.YMCA offers swim lessonsSEBRING Swim lessons are back in full swing at the YMCAand just in time for summer, which is right around the corner. Classes are $35 for members and nonmembers are $45. Classes will be twice a week for four weeks, Monday through Thursday evening. For a listing of the classes, call 382-9622. Continued on A5
C M Y K 2 227 U.S. 27 South Sebring, FL 33870 863-385-6155S COTT DRESSELEditor E xt. email@example.comD AN HOEHNESports Editor E xt. firstname.lastname@example.org BUSINESS OFFICEJANET EMERSONExt. email@example.com N EWSROOMROMONA WASHINGTONPublisher/Executive Editor Ext. firstname.lastname@example.org V ICKIE WATSONExt. email@example.comM ITCH COLLINSExt. firstname.lastname@example.org A DVERTISING www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 5, 2013Page A3 Editorial & OpinionTODAYSEDITORIALTODAYSLETTERS His mother turned white and smacked him on the back of his head. Mothers never stop worrying. In fact, w orrying is a mothers main job. Are the children eating healthy food? Are they working up to their potential?W ill they jump off a cliff if everyone else does? Will they write thank-you notes to their grandparents? Ignore thef ive-second rule? Wear clean underwear every day in case theyre in a car crash? R aising fulfilled and self-confident children takes courage, effort and a strong stomach. It helps to have a senseo f humor. Thats because its usually mothers w ho end up feeding the dog the children promised theyd care for, who learn to score baseball games when they find the game boring, who allow tweens to haves lumber parties and (at least try to with algebra homework. It never ends, as the ladies said. M others loan grown children money, babysit their grandchildren for free and freely give their children the benefit oft heir experience and opinions often having to deal with protests and sarcasm w hile they do. No mother is perfect, but each of our mothers is most likely the most impor-t ant, the wisest, most supportive, most frustrating, most infuriating person each o f us know. M ostly they make us feel loved. Next Sunday is Mothers Day. Were reminding you early so you wont forget. I f you want to take your mother out f or a family meal together, make reservations now Mothers Day is traditionally the busiest day of the year for restaurants. Send your mother a card to let her know youre thinking of her. Let her know how much, looking back, you are grateful she didnt kill you. I f youre at least 40, its probably safe to tell her how you used to drag race down Henscratch road or skinnydip in Lake Denton with friends or howy ou hitchhiked to Clewiston when you were 13. Y ou also might get smacked on the back of your head, but it makes an unexp ected gift your mother will really enjoy. Dont forget Mothers Day, or youll hear about it the rest of the year One day not long ago, a grown son confessed to his mother that when he was a teen he used to go toP ort Everglades, put on Scuba gear and ride the propeller wash from the cruise ships. I have spent the last week suffering from ar ather nasty cold. It has been very unfair; it has m ade me sick enough to be miserable but well enough to go on with my life, moreo r less. Not that going on with m y life has won me any brownie points. When people learn I have a cold,t heir first reaction is pretty much, Stay away! I have felt like I needed to cry unclean, unclean! as I go about my day to warn the h ealthy to give me a wide berth. Actually, I dont need to say anything this cold has come with a deepc ough that has done a decent job of alerting people to my health status. And I have to admit it sounds pretty impressive, like I am trying to hack up a lung. Though all I seemt o bring up is a never-ending supply of mucus. T rying to sleep with such a cough is an exercise in frustration. And yes, I do cover my mouth when I cough andc arry around hand sanitizer that I use liberally. I am doing the best I can, short of isolating myself until this stupid cough decidest o leave (and were on day nine of these fun and games and the cough remains). Yes, I have been checked out by Don, who is a doctor. He has assured me that this is a virus plus allergies run wild, and that it will eventually get tired of me and go away. I am ready for that to happen as soon as possible. Meanwhile, I catch extra rest when I can, to the detriment of my poor house. You may think its taking advantage of the situation to put off housework and blame it on my cold. You would be correct. But something good should come of this misery. I decided to Google common cold facts. Fun (but useless away with: according to a 2010 article on Real Simples website, the germiest jobs are the following: teacher, accountant, banker, radio DJ, doctor, TVproducer, consultant, publicist and lawyer. Think about this one for a minute. I can understands everal of these, especially teachers. Teachers deal w ith kids who are walking germ factories of course theyre going to get sick. A nd doctor is a no-brainer. Doctors spend their days dealing with the sick. A nd a medical license doesnt grant you special i mmunity. Trust me on this one. But radio DJ? That one is a puzzler. Many years ago I did a radio talk showa nd I cant think of anything particularly germy about the job. Sure, I had the occasional guest, but a lot of times it was me and the microphone. Unless germs can travel over ap hone line, Im not sure how your average DJ is put a t better than average risk. According to www.coldeeze.com reports, what weve come to know as the common cold was givent hat name in the 1500s because the symptoms suffered were similar to what happened to people who were out in the cold for tool ong. However, there really is no evidence that being cold makes you get a cold, despite what our moms told us. Oh, and my friend Tina directed me to psychcentral.com which reports, among other things, that some people have managed to slip a disc because they twisted their neck sideways while sneezing. I hope that doesnt apply to coughing as well, because if it does Ive been flirting with disc slippage all week. Until this is over, I will do my best not to breathe on you. In the meantime, if you stumble across a stray lung, let me know I might finally have hacked it up. Laura Ware is a Sebring resident. She can be contacted by e-mail at bookwormlady@ embarqmail.com Visit her website at www.laurahware.com. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the staff of the NewsSun. Hacking up (cough Lauras Look Laura Ware 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 email@example.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. Another monument to hubrisEditor: The dedication of George W. Bushs Presidential C enter is yet another monument to hubris and a rewrite of history. Featured exhibits include a piece of the World Trade Center buildings brought down on 9/11, together with his bull horn, which he held while draping himself over a New York fire chief to demonstrate his supposed camaraderie. Modestly omitted is the Mission Accomplished banner from the aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln visited in 2003 and his flight suit and the S-3 Viking aircraft, emblazoned with his name as if an aircrew member, to a ship which was 30 miles offshore before his historic hop. Why not? Reagans has an Air Force One as well as a piece of the Berlin Wall. What should have been included was the erroneous data fed to Congress and country to induce us to invade Iraq, all later contained in Congress joint resolution of Oct. 2, 2002. Perhaps also his faux modesty and humor about not finding weapons of mass destruction. Now he pride fully postures and declares it was still a good thing to have done; history will judge him, etc. etc. For the family another occasion to put forward JEB for 2016, his sterling record in dismantling schools in Florida by advancing testing over teaching, with no mention of the familys heavy investment in testing companies by JEB. Just what we need, another Bush to add laurels to the litany of the family creds. Invasion of Panama to arrest one man. Invasion of Iraq based on faulty information. What would JEB like to invade? Perhaps Cuba to mollify his Miami Crazy Constituency. Yeah! Just what we need, another Bush. Randy Ludacer Lake PlacidExamine the statementsEditor: OK, here we go on Guantanamo bay and the prisoner of war holding facility for enemy combatants, or as our president calls it, a recruitment facility for extremists. First of all lets define enemy combatants, lets see, that would be someone who is waging war against a people they hate. Al-Qaeda declared war on the United States in August of 1996, and again in Feb. 23, 1998. This last declaration contained the following instructions to Muslims everywhere: The ruling to kill the Americans and their allies civilians and military is an individual duty for every Muslim who can do it in any country in which it is possible to do it Every Muslim who believes in God and wishes to be rewarded to comply with Gods order to kill the Americans and plunder their money wherever and whenever they find it. Second, is the president right about Gitmo being a recruitment facility for extremist, well everyone in there is there because they are Islamic extremist caught at planning or committing an act of terror? Im not sure, but it seems to me they had already been recruited before they got there. However, in prisons throughout our country men are being converted to Islam, and extremist views. Our president wants to reinforce this by transferring those in Gitmo to prisons in our country. Please tell me, where is the logic in that? The above statement to Muslims on Feb. 23, 1998 must be examined in light of our Christian heritage. First their god is a lower case g, not upper case G, the Muslim god is an Arab tribal moon god, not the God of the Bible. How do I know this? Well the God of the B ible tells us to love our enemy, to give them water when they are thirsty, to give them food when they are hungry, and to bind their wounds. Im not sure but I believe that is what we are doing in Gitmo. On the other hand, the enemy tortures, starves, and removes the heads of those they capture. Nuff Said. Larry J. Overfield Sebring BouquetTanner family thankful for supportEditor: On April 5 our lives were changed forever. Sometimes we wonder why God would let this tragedy happen. Our faith has taught us not to question. Jonny (JT overwhelmed with all the love being poured out on his behalf. He would not believe or understand the impact he has made on so many. People keep telling me how strong I am; my strength, our strength comes from you and our loving savior Jesus Christ. All of your love, support and generosity and most of all prayers are so greatly appreciated. Our prayer is that through this storm, deeper relationships with God will be formed especially with all the young people JTliked and touched. Please continue to pray for Gods healing, grace and mercy. We hope someday to pay it all forward. With love and appreciation, Candace, Kalea, Kelsey, Maria, Sean, Gavin and James Family of Jonny (JTanner
C M Y K Page A4News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013www.newssun.com DR. ROTMAN, DARRIN; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; may ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 8 8 1 1 HEALTHY LIVING & MORE LLC; 5.542"; 4"; Black; new ad w/logo; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 7 7 0 0 0 0 B y BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentAVON PARK Beginning the first of next year, every Americanw ill be required to carry an insurance policy. It is part of the mandate of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, better known as Obamacare. It was signed intol aw in 2010, but only now are many of its provisions coming to light. Those who fail to meet government requirements could be forced to pay a fine of up to 1 percent oft heir total annual income. AKaiser Family Foundation poll released last month shows as many as one in four Americans have no idea that the mandatory health care rules are the law of the land and even fewer know what it will meant o them in terms of time, money and expense. Those in the know say much of the focus of the health care debate will center around the impact onb usinesses and employment-based health insurance, as well as the contribution of new taxation and regulation to the rising cost of health insurance premiums and the regula-t ory changes that will be imposed as part of the plan. The most recent session of the Florida legislature came to an end this past week with lawmakers failing to deliver on Gov. Rick Scotts call for expandingM edicaid coverage to Floridians under the Affordable Care Act. State House and S enate leaders said they would continue to explore ways to expand health care in the Sunshine State. E nter Stefan Shult, district sales coordinator for the Florida Central division of Aflac. He has put together a series of health care reform seminars to be held Wednesday in the University Center of South Florida State College. S peakers will include newly elected State Representative Dr. Cary Pigman, who has served as a physician both in the private sector and for the military. The first-termr epresentative of District 55 campaigned on a number of issues, including how health care should be funded in Florida. Highlands County Commissioner D on Elwell will serve as the master of ceremonies for each of the hourlong sessions, which will be held Wednesday at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. Shult said the purpose of this seminar will be simply to informt he general public as to what is coming and how it is going to work. e will be covering both from the employer perspective and the general public, he said. This presentation is for information only and nothing will be sold or marketed. It is merely public service. Shult reminded people to come e arly as seating will be limited. Those wanting additional information may call 382-2076. Seminars to focus on health care law changes Pigman By BARRYFOSTER News-Sun correspondentSEBRING Highlands C ounty Commissioners will prepare to plant some time in a bottle when they gather Tuesday morning for their regular session.C ommissioners are slated to break from their meeting at a round 10 a.m. for a dedication ceremony for their iva 500 time capsule. J oedie Thayer of the Highlands County Planning D epartment will make the presentation, although it has been the Historic P reservation Commission of Highlands County which was entrusted to assemble the items to store in the storage canister. T he capsule will contain items that are a snapshot of Highlands County as it is today. After the dedication cerem ony, the time capsule and the items to be placed inside w ill be put on display so r esidents coming to the Government Center t hroughout the month of May can see what will be preserved for future genera-t ions. The items will be in s howcases at the Government Center in time for Tuesdays meeting. At t he end of May, the time capsule will be placed into the floor of the Government Center lobby, the spot marked with a bronzep laque, and will rest safely suspended in time for the next 50 years. Commissioner Ron Handley, who has a con-s truction firm, oversaw the excavation of the capsules v ault, which will be located near the entrance to the H ighlands County Tax Collectors office on the f irst floor of the Government Center. The Department of States Division of Library and Information Services pro-v ided the capsule for the county as part of the 500th a nniversary of the landing of explorer Ponce de Leon in Floridas in 1513. T his is not the only time capsule to be planted locally i n recent months. In October of last year, Sebring city officials were joined by a c rowd of interested citizens to mark the centennial celebration of the Orange Blossom City. That one was assembled by the SebringH istorical Society and the Sebring Noon Rotary Club. Following Tuesday's dedication ceremonies for the countys time capsule, as hort reception with refreshments will be held in the l obby. County to dedicate time capsule Tuesday iva 500 c apsule to be buried for next 50 years By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING Big tires and loud pipes lined thed owntown Sebring Circle Saturday morning during the s econd day of the inaugural Heartland TailgateE xtravaganza. Coordinator and owner of Plan B Promotions Lora Todd was out and about among the growing crowd mid-morn-i ng. So far so good, said Todd. We still have all day. Lots of people were worried about the rain and waiting tos ee if it would clear, so its starting to pick up now Local families meandered through the dozens of trucks on the Circle, snapping photos of their favorites. The famous Gunslinger was displayed at the entrance to the Circle and many families were stopping to check it out. Acornhole tournament was taking place on the Circle lawn throughout the morning. Highlands County Boys and Girls Club provided the cornhole boards for the event. e have about 20 boards and we lend them out to anyone who needs them for a tournament, said Boys and Girls Club Director Ernest Sapp. Heath Todd, Justin Barber, Highlands County Tax Collector Eric Zwayer and his brother Clint Zwayer were all battling it out at the cornhole tournament to help raise funds for the Friends of Highlands Hammock. The Ransom Band provided music throughout the day leading up to the judges decision following the truck show and contest. Frames and Images provided the unique trophies. s going good. Most of the downtown shops are open and anything we can do to bring more business downtown is great, said Todd. Good first run for Heartland Tailgate Extravaganza News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS McKenna Sizemore, 5, and her big brother Bonny Boy, 8, check out a 1986 Chevy Silverado during the Heartland Tailgate Extravaganza at the Circle in Sebring. N ews-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS C lint Zwayer and Eric Zwayer take part in a cornhole comp etition Saturday during the Heartland Tailgate Extravaganza. News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Tristen Roland, 4, and Charlie Howell, 3, blow bubbles together at Circle Park in Sebring.
C M Y K his family, and business by prioritizing. Because there are only so many hours in a day, I had to create a flexible and inflexible schedule, he said. Ive literally been on a job right before class and had to shake off the dust and clean myself up a little to look presentable. Jordan will graduate summa cum laude from SFSC on Monday and plans to pursue a bachelors degree in petroleum engineering. Only 12 undergraduate petroleum engineering programs exist in the United States. None are in Florida, so Jordan will have to move out of state to get the degree he desires. When choosing a career, Jordan took six months to carefully research and examine the pros and cons of different industries. He didnt want to go into a career that wasnt moving forward. He has already been accepted to the University of Florida, University of Texas at Austin, Penn State and University of Central Florida. His dream school is the University of Texas at Austin, which has the top petroleum engineering program in the United States. However, hes pursuing the university that offers him the best scholarships. Financial aid is crucial due to the increasing costs of out-ofstate tuition, the need for living expenses and what his family can afford to pay out of pocket. Ultimately, Jordan wants to earn a masters degree in renewable energy. This career path is rapidly expanding and futuristic, he said. While pursuing his bachelors degree, he plans to do side work in construction to lessen his college expenses and to get involved with interning and shadowing people in his field as much as possible. Not many people wake up at age 36 and think about a new direction in life, Jordan said. I figured if I can do it,I will do it. Im a firm believer that you dont know until you try. Make goals and dont let anyone stop you. If you want it bad enough, youll see it through. Common Core to be discussed by Tea Party TuesdaySEBRING The Highlands Tea Party willm eet Tuesday at Homers Restaurant, 1000 Sebring Square. Buffet is 5 p.m.; meeting follows from 6-8 p.m. T he guest speaker will be Dr. Karen Effrem, who will give a presentation on Common Core. Effrem is the president of EducationL iberty Watch, a conservative education advocacy group with a national foot-p rint in Maple Grove, Minn.Free economic outlook presented at libraryLAKE PLACID Cheryl S. Brown, a representativef rom Edward Jones Investments, will provide a f ree seminar at 4 p.m. Tuesday to review information about investments. Edward Jones has 12,000plus financial advisors whow ork directly with nearly 7 million clients to understand t heir personal goals from college savings to retirement and create long-term i nvestment solutions that emphasize a well-balanced p ortfolio and a buy-and-hold strategy. Edward Jones embraces the importance of b uilding long-term, face-toface relationships with clients, helping them to understand and make sense of the investment optionsa vailable today. This is a noobligation, cost-free session.iva 500 time capsule to be dedicatedS EBRING At 10 a.m. Tuesday, the HighlandsC ounty Board of County Commission will have a dedication ceremony for the Highlands County Viva 500 time capsule. The dedi-c ation ceremony will take p lace in the lobby of the Government Center, 600 S. C ommerce Ave., and will be followed by refreshments. The Department of States Division of Library and Information Services provid-e d a time capsule to Highlands County as part of a commemoration of the 500th anniversary of the landing of Juan Ponce deL eon on Floridas east coast in 1513. Viva 500 is a y ear-long statewide celebration of this 500th anniversary. T he Historic Preservation Commission (HPC Highlands County was entrusted to assemble the items to store in the timec apsule. The capsule will contain items that are a snapshot of Highlands County as it is today. After the dedication ceremony, thet ime capsule and the items to be placed therein will be on d isplay throughout the month of May in the HPCs howcases at the Government Center. After which time, the time capsule will be placed into the floor of the Government Centerl obby, marked with a bronze p laque provided by the HPC and will rest safely suspende d in time for the next 50 years.Art on the Waterfronts Cincod e Mayo Party setS EBRING Treat mom to a special night out on the shores of beautiful LakeJ ackson and find the perfect gift at the Art On The W aterfront/Cinco de Mayo benefit for the Highlands Art League today. Enjoy dinner, m usic, cash bar and a live auction. Tickets are $35 in advance; $40 at the door. Call 385-5312 or visit www.HighlandsArtLeague.orgEvents planned at lodges, postsA VON PARK The Combat Veterans M emorial VFWPost 9853 will have NASCAR on thes creen at 1 p.m. today. Ladies Auxiliary meet at 4 p.m. Monday. Mens Auxiliary meet at 6 p.m. Post meets at 7 p.m. Musicb y Diane T. from 5-8 p.m. F riday. Member Appreciation dinner for free o r $3 served from 4-7 p.m. Saturday. NASCAR at 6:45 p.m. Karaoke by P&Pfrom 5-8 p.m. Call 452-9853. LAKE PLACIDT he American Legion Post 25 will host music provided b y Gary and Shirley from 58 p.m. today. Sonsmeet at 6:30 p.m. Monday. Music byL ou from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. Allen will prov ide music from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday. For more information, call 465-0975. T he Lake Placid Elks Lodge 2661 will host music by Frank E. from 5-8 p.m. Monday. BPOE Investigation at 7 p.m. Tuesday. LadiesG eneral meeting at 7 p.m. Youth Summer Camp applications now available at the lodge. For more information, call 465-2661. T he VFWPost 3880 will host music by Sharon E nglish on Friday; call for time. Breakfast served from 8-11 a.m. Saturday. For more information, call 699-5444. SEBRING VFWPost 4300 will host karaoke with BilDi from 5-8 p.m. today. Honor Guardm eets at 1 p.m. Monday. Ladies Auxiliary Officers Installation and meeting at 6:30 p.m. House Committee meets at noon Tuesday.M usic by Gary Oliver from 6-9 p.m. Music with Big Freddie from 5-8 p.m. Wednesday. Music by Frank E. from 6-9 p.m. Friday.V FWRiders meet at 10 a.m. Saturday. Music by Gary and Shirley from 6-9 p.m. Ford etails, call 385-8902. The Sebring Elks Lodge 1529 will host its monthlyg olf at Golf Hammock at 8 a.m. Monday. Board meets at 5 p.m. Wacky Wednesday from 5-6 p.m. Music by Frank E. from 4:30-7:30p .m. Friday buffet from 56:30 p.m. Music by Gary a nd Shirley from 6:30-9:30 p.m. For more information, call 471-5557. The Sebring Recreation Club, 333 Pomegranate Ave.,w ill host Ice Cream shuffleboard at 6:30 p.m. Monday. B ridge is at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday and Ping-pong at 3:30 p.m. Line dancing at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday, and Ice Cream shuffleboard at 6:30 p.m. Bridge at 12:30 p .m. Friday. Pin shuffleboa r d on Saturday. Call 385-2966. AmVets Post 21, 2027 U .S. 27 South, will have Karaoke with Bil Di from 69 p.m. Saturday. Pizza will be available. For more information, call 385-0234.LPHS participates in Honor Band ConcertL AKE PLACID The Lake Placid High School Band will host the annual Honor Band rehearsal in th e schools band room. LPHSs honor music students Ashton Abela, Erik Yakes, A lexandria Kling, Helen M oretto, Adrian Villamore, S helly Villamore, Nelida Torres, Ethan Havlock and students from several other c ounties will congregate from 6-9 p.m. Tuesday to rehearse selected musical pieces they will be perform ing at this years Honor B and Concert scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 14, at South Florida State College. The public is invited to e njoy what is expected to b e an outstanding performance by Highland Countys most gifted music students. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 5, 2013Page A5 S AS ROOFING 7 HOME IMPROVEMENT; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; main A only; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 7 7 5 5 CENTRAL 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 MARTIAL ARTS (pp rhr summer camp; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 8 8 5 5 C ontinued from A2 Community Briefs News-Sun photo by ROMONAWASHINGTON A von Park High School JROTC Cadet Lt. Col. Brett Bennett (left Parker present a sword to instructor retired U.S. Air Force Major James Galloway. Galloway is leaving Avon Park High School at the end of the school year and taking a new position in Knoxville, Tenn. The presentation was made at last weeks JROTC Military Ball. Bidding farewell to the Major Continued from A2 Jordan learns its never too late to chase a new set of dreams Jake Jordan SFSC studentMake goals and dont let anyone stop you. If you want it bad enough, youll see it through. Classified Ads 385-6155 NEWS-SUN
C M Y K S pecial to the News-SunSEBRING On April 22, four students competed in the Highlands County Youth Speech Contest. The 5-m inute speech topic was Over the past 500 years, h ow has technology influenced Florida agriculture? Donna Howerton and H ighlands County Farm Bureau coordinated the e vent. The results were: first place, Emily Little, SebringH igh School; second place, Angie Patino, SHS; third place, Mariah Alvarez, SHS; a nd fourth place, Zack McKinney, Avon Park High S chool. On April 25, Little presented her speech to The School Board of Highlands County. O n May 7, Little will compete in the area contest in Arcadia. The area winner will represent the area in the State Y outh Speech Contest at the Farm Bureau annual convention, Oct. 24-26, in Ponte Vedra Beach. Page A6News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013www.newssun.com GRAISBERY, JOSEPH; 11.25"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, main A; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 3 3 2 2 D irty Dozen; 5.542"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 7 7 2 2 9 9 Courtesy photo First through fourth place winners in the Highlands County Youth Speech Contest were Emily Little (from left), Angie Patino, Mariah Alvarez and Zack McKinney. Little wins Youth Speech Contest By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s email@example.comS EBRING Council members will go over a handful of amendments and resolutions at Tuesdays first monthly meeting at 6 p.m. atC ity Hall. Consent agenda items include approvals for upcoming events and a budget amendment for the Veterans Beach boat channelp roject that was recently completed. Aproposal that lays out to Community Redevelopment Agencys zoning map will also be up for discussion. N o old business is specified on Tuesdays agenda for the council members. New business items include threep ublic hearings: ID sign regulations, city wellhead protection ordinance and a presentation of the fire department collective bargainingi mpasse issues. The ongoing issues between the city and the Sebring firefightersunion have finally made their wayt o the council. Previously, the impasse meetings have been solely between the local union president, Chief Brad Batz, Sebring labor attorney Brian Koji and city adminis-t rator Scott Noethlich. Afew council members have been in attendance at certain impasse hearings andm eetings, but Tuesday marks the first time the impasse issues will be presented to the entire city council and mayor George Hensley ford iscussion and official action. Three of the six main issues will be presented to the council for their deci-s ions: the promotion process, discipline procedures and pensions. Two options have been laid out for the council and the council is also able to make a different decisione ntirely regarding the three impasse issues. Council members to address city, fire impasse issues N eed a Car, Truck or SUV? Shop Fast, Shop Affordable, Shop Local. Centralfloridawheels.com
C M Y K r est. Youre not going to win with a horse. Remember that jumping is hard on a horse, she said. The pounding radiates up thel egs. Have a heart and quit when the horse tires. Be sure to saddle a horse correctly. The saddle should not be too far forward on the withers. There should be a finger of space between thes addle and the horse. Regularly check a horses l egs and teeth, feed them good hay break up cubes and wet them and walk them after breakfast. Feed horses separately, as it helpsc urb aggression. When changing feed brand, do it slowly, mixing brands at the start otherwise the horse is likely to suffer ab elly ache. Dont over-supplement or over do vitamins, they can mess up a horses digestive system. Belly aches may lead a horse to roll on the ground. This is very dangerous, Mosher said, and has to be stopped. When rolling, a horse tightens his intestines into a stiff knot, she explained. Metamucil every day helps the intestines remain healthy. Dont let a horse overdrink when its thirsty. Allow five sips then raise its head so it catches its breath. Florida provides horses two major aggravations sand and the fleas that live in it. Sand is a special danger because it is everywhere. For example, a horse cant help ingesting sand when it feeds in a pasture. To keep an eye on the level of sand in a horses system, Mosher recommends the bag trick. Take a baggy and pick up a small sample of the horses manure from the top of the pile. Fill the bag half full of water and hang it up. In about 15 minutes the sand in the sample will sift down to the bottom. The amount will alert an owner to developing problems. Its a really good way to check for sand, she said. Regarding fleas, Mosher recommends washing a horse twice in a row. First use Dawn dishwashing detergent its formula soothes dry and scaly skin. Follow immediately with Pine Sol, making sure to suds it up on the h orse. While the combination does not prevent fleas, M osher said, it will kill every flea on the animal. WD-40 helps soothe summer or tail itch. Mosher has advice for peop le considering adopting a wild mustang. Let me tell you Ive seen s ome psychotic horses, but wild Mustangs, you talk a bout psychotic horses, said Mosher rolling her eyes. Because of their build, Mosher added, well-trained mustangs make excellent bar-r el racers. But she warned wild mustangs are dangerous horses. She is the heart and soul, b ackbone and hands of Hidden Creek Farms. Family, friends, and volunteers help her a lot, she emphasized immediately, but caring fors o many horses is time consuming and the bulk of the work falls on her shoulders. Mosher doesnt mind. She is exactly where she wants tob e, doing exactly what she wants to do. Intense and passionate about her animals, she radiates energy. Mosher began working w ith horses in elementary school when her father bought her a pony. Her careere volved naturally as she made a conscious effort to learn all she could abouth orses. She read. She hung out at the vets office. She w orked for private barns and big commercial race tracks. But Mosher didnt like whats he saw. It was push, push, push, s he said, all about the money, never about the horse. Which is why Mosher rescues psychotic horses, ass he calls them, and gives them back their lives. Some h orses are arrogant, she added, but not all. Some are the victims of circumstance. Take Brandy, a horse trained to become a buckingb ronco. She was taught that her job was to buck a rider off asq uickly as she could, Mosher said. Somehow, the horse ended up with a private family. When the daughter tried tor ide, Brandy did her job and bucked (the girlf. She e nded up with me, and she bucked me eight times before I got her quieted down. I had to retrain her to a different job having peo-p le ride on her back, Mosher said, adding that Brandy l oves her new work. Mosher said the three most common problems for horses are the result of their complicated, easily compromisedd igestion system, damage to joints or leg bones and human ignorance. I s that last one that causes the most damage. Most people dont have a clue (about maintaining a horse), she said. You cantj ust keep a horse in a pasture and bring them out to ride w henever you want. Horses need attention, she said. They have to be brushed before every ride, then cooled off and hosed after.S and gets under the saddle causing pain and sores. B ecause horse intestines are twisted, they are prone to all kinds of colic and digest ive problems, ailments that can lead to death. The major sign of physical distress is a sudden inability to gain weight, or suddenlyl ose weight. Two horses currently in her care came to her 300 pounds underweight. Another was 400 pounds too skinny t hats ribs sticking out, near death territory (Mosher used the word emaciated dozens of times). She said it takes about four t o six weeks for a horse to settle in and a good eight months to get back into shape. The horses come to her from all over, mostly byw ord-of-mouth. There are times she steps in herself. At o ne auction she bought a horse that would otherwise h ave gone to a horse meat processing plant. There is one type of horse she cannot help older horses their owners no longerw ant. Mosher said she cannot run a retirement center. She needs to save her resources and space for the neglected or injured. I n any case, she added, horse owners owe their animals comfortable last years. Do whats right. Give the horse who has served you ap roper retirement. Its the least you can do. She finds homes for some of her horses, some are there for earned rest, some help support the shelter. M osher gives riding lessons, provides horse-themed p arties featuring real horses, and has a small petting zoo, a ll to raise funds for Hidden Creek Farms Animal rescue. Afamily may lease a horse to have at their riding disposal. They are expected to feedi t and clean its stall. Another way to help is to sponsor a horse. Expenses are high especially the feed bill. She wel-c omes donations in dollars, supplies or volunteer work. A roof for the barn would be nice. Mosher is looking for a h ome for Shorty. Apermanent injury to a knee renders him unridable, but he is an excellent companion horse. Mosher will give him to a good home. To adopt, donateo r alert her to a horse in distress, call 443-7624 or visit h iddencreekfarmsanimalrescue.weebly.com/ www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 5, 2013Page A7 MUSSELMAN APPLIANCES; 9.347"; 11"; Black plus three; process, make good; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 7 7 1 1 6 6 S IMCO; 5.542"; 5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 7 7 3 3 0 0 Continued from A1 Continued from A1 Mosher gives troubled horses a place to live in peace News-Sun photo by KATARASIMMONS Pamela Mosher works with Bullseye inside a barn that was formerly a greenhouse. Horse sense 101
C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Dr. Diana D. Carr, a longtime Sebring orthopaedic surgeon and resident, has for the second year been named as a Top Doctor by US News & World Report. Carr treats patients at The Hand & Shoulder Specialists offering specialty care close to home with a concentration on healing shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand problems. She is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Carrs long list of achievements include being the areas only Orthopaedic Surgeon certified as a hand specialist. This means Carr has a subspecialty certificate in surgery of the hand that can only be achieved by board certified orthopaedic surgeons who have demonstrated qualifications in hand surgery beyond those expected of other orthopaedic surgeons by virtue of additional training, a practice characterized by a majority of cases in hand surgery, and passing a rigorous exam. I am honored to be chosen for this recognition, Carr said. I am grateful to be able to return patients to the enjoyment of their leisure activities and to productive work by easing their shoulder, wrist or hand pain. Carrs practice offers onsite digital x-rays including motion studies of wrist and shoulder that often reveal problems that still films and MRI do not. Most surgeries can be done as outpatient to get patients on the road to healing and a happier life. Other common ailments she treats include office trigger finger release, finger joint replacement, wrist fractures without a cast, hand reconstruction, carpal tunnel syndrome, rotator cuff problems in addition to less common hand and shoulder problems. U.S. News Top Doctors was developed in collaboration with Castle Connolly Medical Ltd., publisher of Americas Top Doctors and other guides, and was built upon data from Castle Connollys Top Doctors. Castle Connollys Top Doctors selection process begins with surveys of physicians and healthcare professionals. Each year, Castle Connolly surveys thousands of physicians and other healthcare professionals and asks them to identify excellent doctors in every specialty in their region and throughout the nation. The Castle Connolly physicianled research team carefully reviews the credentials of every physician being considered for inclusion in Castle Connolly Guides, magazine articles and website. By SAMANTHAGHOLAR s firstname.lastname@example.orgSEBRING If a cold, d elicious treat is whats been missing from your life lately, then youre in luck because downtown Sebring has just the right new business for you. A &Z Frozen Yogurt Cafe opened its doors at 115 S. R idgewood Drive on Monday with high hopes of bringing something uniquet o Highlands County. Owners Zaleatra and A ntwan Taylor are excited about their new venture in Sebring and have big plans for the yogurt shop. The idea to open the shop came toZ aleatra a couple of years ago after the couple moved b ack to Sebring from Orlando. e lived in Orlando for m any years. I would always go out and get yogurt when I l ived there. I love it. When we moved back here in 2011, I thought Why noto pen up a yogurt shop? Taylor said. After talking it over with h er husband, the Taylors began scouting locations a round Sebring. My husband Antwan actually found this spot. He rode by one day and saw it and we just made the call.I s the perfect location. It couldnt have worked out any better, Zaleatra Taylor said. Fresh paint, plumbing and a new wall were the major components in re-vampingt he long-vacant space, she said Its a nice, quiet, quaint space. I hope to bring variety and something different to downtown. I want to bring more things to this great his-t oric community. I was really surprised that Sebring doesnt already have a frozen yogurt shop, but I think it will fit right inb ecause there is definitely a need for it, Zaleatra Taylor said. Offering the two most traditional flavors (vanilla and chocolate) every day with m ore than 30 toppings, A&Z is sure to give patronstasteb uds a nice, refreshing zing. The yogurt shop is set up as a serve yourself buffet where customers grab a bowl, fill it up as much ast hey desire and layer on the toppings. The final concoction is priced by weight at 49 cents per ounce, so the cost is completely up to the customer. There are so many topp ings and everything is fresh and hand-cut here in our k itchen. We have strawberries, blueberries, nuts, caramel and just so much more. Its all included in the weight, so the customer cana dd as much as they like, said Zaleatra Taylor. A&Z also features a decadent red velvet cake which will be available for pur-c hase by the slice daily. In the coming weeks, a second yogurt machine will be added to the shop offering different yogurt flavors. e will have a new flavor each week and sometimes change it out each day. Weve ordered peach, cookie dough, peanut butter, cheese-c ake just all different types of yogurt, Zaleatra Taylor said. A&Z has done well in its opening week and Taylor hopes to continue the quick s uccess with no hiccups. An expansion is in the works f or A&Z if everything at the Sebring location continues to go smoothly. My goal is to open a chain of A&Z shops. Then ext place we are looking at is Lake Placid, once everything is going well and flowing here in Sebring we are going to go down there There are so many things I feel like I can bring to S ebring that the bigger cities have and they will do just as w ell in this smaller community. Its been going really, really well and Im excited to keep moving forward, said Zaleatra Taylor. A &Z is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. The shop is closed on S unday. A&Z will be open for extended hours during the various downtown Sebring events. The phone number is 3810130. Page A8News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013www.newssun.com E.O. KOCH CONSTRUCTION CO.; 5.542"; 4"; Black; seam p/u; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 8 8 6 6 STANLEY STEEMER CARPET; 3.639"; 3"; Black; 5/5/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 9 9 0 0 Business N ews-Sun photo by S AMANTHAGHOLAR A &Z Frozen Yogurt Cafe customer adds sliced a lmonds to her vanilla y ogurt.. News-Sun photo by SAMANTHAGHOLAR Owners Antwan and Zaleatra Taylor refill the self-serve machine at their newly opened establishment, A&Z Frozen Yogurt Cafe in downtown Sebring. Cool treats, just in time for summers heat A&Z Frozen Yogurt opens just off Circle Carr honored as Top Doctor again for 2013 Carr By CHRISTOPHER T UFFLEYchristopher.email@example.comSEBRING Sheryl Rehberg said it took twoplus years of work by the North Florida Workforcea nd Suwanne County officials to bring a German lumber companys newp lant operation to the county. Rehberg, executive d irector of the North Florida Workforce D evelopment Board and one of the key negotiators, spokeW ednesday at the 2013 S tatewide Business Liaisons Workshop at the Chateau lan. The c ourtship began in December2 010 when it was discove red Klausner Lumber One, USA, a G erman Company, planned to build an additional plant and needed a new site that would pro-d uce 350 new primary jobs. The process took years and required research, persistence and teamwork to bring off. I n the winter and spring of 2011, Rehberg and othe rs began their homework doing research, creatingn etworks, partnerships, gathering and sharing information and building a negotiating team. The team needed to find o ut exactly what the German company needed in terms of resources and manpower. For example, the county had to be sure ith ad enough timber to make its site attractive. Tax and financial incentives had tob e developed. In May 2012, the team worked up a proposal package. It met with the county commission, which had toa pprove. Some of those commission meetings, I dont even have to tell you about, Rehberg said to knowingl aughter. To help recruit Florida workers, she and her col-l eagues had the company produce a video showing what was entailed with thed ifferent job descriptions that was shown to potential j ob applicants. Company executives were invited for a tour of the local housing m arket. By August of 2012, the Suwanne team was sure it hadt he resources needed for the c ompany to make the cost of its investm ent worthwhile. I n October 2012, representatives f rom the Workforce, county commissioners and other stakeholders traveled to Germany to meetK lausner company executives to go over any questions and make their pitch. In January of 2013, the company announced itc hose the Suwanne site. In February, a timeline was d eveloped, and the hiring process begun.C onstruction on the plant will begin later this year. The key to success was the teamwork, Rehberg said. Making personalc ontacts, networking, communicating and following up. It is essential to know what a company needs and what a community has too ffer, she said. How to woo a company to town N orth Florida Workforce official g ives advice Special to the News-SunIn honor of the dedication, commitment, and tireless effort of the more than 450 registered nurses to promote and maintain the health of the Highland and Hardee County area, Florida Hospital Heartland is proud to recognize its registered nurses for the quality work they provide around the clock seven days a week, 365 days a year. The nurses provide highly skilled, safe, compassionate, and professional care which is essential to the health of our community. National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. Florida Hospital celebrates National Nursing Week Sherly Rehberg N orth Florida Workforce executive d irectorT he key to s uccess was the teamwork. M aking p ersonal contacts, n etworking, c ommunicating and following u p. 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C M Y K onship, but he wanted us to see what could be accomplished, and for the next twoy ears we pushed ourselves towards that goal, Devlin remembers. That goal was met just three years later when APHSb aseball won the 1987 state championship, beating Miami Opa Locka Pace. I was truly blessed and privileged to be a part oft hat. I learned a great deal not only about sports but teamwork, hard work andc ommitment, Devlin said. He shared a bond with those teammates and with thec oaches, but it was more than that bond that made the t eam. That championship, and all others in the history ofA von Park, were a product of the support of families, c oaches, teachers, teammates, classmates the entire community. Just as it takes a town to raise a child, it takes a community effortt o produce championship caliber programs, he said. D ecades following that 1987 championship title, Devlin and Jackson haver emained close. Close enough in thought and comp assion for a city and its athletic youth to organize the Avon Park Champions Club, a group that provides support necessary for all athletic programs at the middle and high school. That support comes in a v ariety of ways. The better known is probably through recognition of past achievements through the Hall of Fame Banquet. Not onlyd oes this annual event allow past achievements to be reco gnized, it allows upcoming athletes to glean some inspi-r ation. This years inductees into the Hall of Fame included Rance Hoppy Rewis, Chet Brojek, Frederic Jahna, J.C.W alker and Virgil Martin. Special recognition went to the 1987 State Championship Football Team. The first years inductees i nto the Hall of Fame included Thomas Gordon, Ronnie Jackson, Bill Jarrett, Guy Garrett, Lucy Derkman and Joe Franza. Special recognition went to the 1954 State Championship Baseball Team and Cross Country state champion James Brown. Motivational speakers are also brought in from time to time to visit and talk with the youth. Mark Mero, from Champion of Choices, was brought in last year to speak to freshmen students in con-j unction with the Jarrett Foundation. Three professional off-road racers from the Grand National Cross Country series visited ParkE lementary School in early March. The organization has donated equipment to the high school technology and culinary classes; helmets, s houlder pads and a new water station to the APHS football program; volleyball net and antennas for the APHS volleyball program;a nd gave a donation to the Avon Park Youth Football program to renovate the locker room. It has sponsored a student f or the summer medical camp; co-sponsored funds f or a Joe Franza scholarship for a football player; spon-s ored a student athlete of the month, both male and female, at APHS; co-sponsored PigOut on Main Street in Avon Park, a fundraiserf or the Champions Club and the Avon Park Chamber of Commerce; donated to and sponsored Champions Elite,a youth track program; spons ored and published the APHS football program; sponsored Avon and Park Elementary fall festivals, from which event proceeds are used to buy books and supplies for the schools; sponsored JVand Varsity football pre-game meals; and co-sponsored and funded the new scorers table in the APHS gym. The Champions Club has also funded barbecue fundraisers for the APHS cheerleaders, the School Advisory Committee, thes occer team and the tennis team. Jackson said one of the goals of the Champions Club is to take away the constanth its for support that the various sports programs put on local businesses. If the Champions Club can raise the funds to help the pro-g rams, the individual programs wont have to go out and make those samer equests. The Champions Club is not for just one school, ones port or one academic program. Its goal is to provide s upport for all of them. Devlin said in the 25 years he has been involved ando bserved the youth sports programs in Avon Park he h as seen a lot of talent develop. Whether its baseball, basketball, football, volleyball, golf, etc., we can compete at a high level. ... Theq uality and quantity of talent is phenomenal. These are all very positive steps in the right direction, and great platforms tob uild on. To steal a quote from Field of Dreams, build it and they will come. Create a championship environment in our community, a nd the championships will come, Devlin said. Our accomplishments help define us. Membership into the Avon P ark Champions Club is by invitation only. Board members include Devlin as president, vice president Seth Lambert, secretary DougL emler, Jackson as treasurer, Brojek, Council, Richard D erkman, Monica Germaine, Amy Jackson, Mort Jackson,K im Jahna, Penny Jahna and John Palmer. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 5, 2013Page A9 GRIFFIN'S CARPET MART; 7.444"; 10"; Black; 5/5/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 8 8 4 4 Jail Thursday on one count of attempted first-degreea rson, two counts of seconddegree arson and three c ounts of burglary. Wagner came to the attention of police when SPDO fficer Yulier Ortega spotted him in the crowd on W ednesday using his cell phone to video the second vehicle fire. Wagner was in prison from Nov. 21, 2008 until Sept. 30, 2011 for arsona nd aggravated assault, a search of Department of C orrections records show. The officers on the scene did a good job of beingo bservant and recognizing that an individual in the c rowd was filming (the fire), said SPD Commander Steve Carr. Thats a known c haracteristic of arsonists, so it was worth following up on. Carr also thanked the State Fire Marshals Office for itsw ork on the case. On March 28, a truck was set on fire in the parking lot of Yogi Bar at 536 N. Ridgewood Drive, causing$ 1,000 in damage. The fire was started in the drivers s eat. In Wednesdays fire, the v ehicle was a total loss with more than $8,000 in damage. F ire Marshal Miles Davis determined that that fire had started in the area of the dri-v ers seat. While conducting crowd c ontrol at the scene, Ortega saw Wagner recording the fire with his phone and askedh im to move back. Ortega reported that Wagner was acting strange, so he asked for identification. Wagner reportedly spontaneously stated I did not start that fire. O n Thursday, Wagner was brought in for questioning a bout the fires. He reportedly confessed to setting the car fires, using papers fromt he console as kindling. He told investigators he had left t he bar and checked several cars in the parking lot until he found one that was u nlocked. After starting the fire, he went across the street and waited until first responders arrived to start taking video. O n June 10, 2012, Sebring Police were sent to 1622 Dinner Lake Drive in Sebring when somebody noticed a skinny whitem ale walking around the home with a flashlight and k nocking on the door. When officers arrived, t hey found Wagner, who matched that description and w as carrying a flashlight, walking in the side yard of 1655 Dinner Lake Drive. W agner reportedly told police that he had been c hecking on his friends house because he said the friend had told him het hought someone might be staying inside. I nside, officers found all the stove burners were on and the oven was on broil with several items a paper towel, a can of oatmeal ap lastic drink cup and a bag inside. W agner, whose story changed several times according to the arrestr eport, told police he hadnt gone inside, then said he had g one inside through an open door in the laundry room, then again said he hadnt g one inside. The homeowner told police that while he did know Wagner, he should not be inside the residence. W agner also reportedly confessed to breaking into the home when he was questioned on Thursday, stating that the homeowner owedh im money so he broke into the house, drank a beer, and t hen placed the items in the oven and turned it on. Hes aid he later changed his mind and called police. C ontinued from A1 cern. Where do veterans go when the initial acute care they receive at facilities such as the National Intrepid Center, or the Polytrauma Rehab Center ends, and their progress or personal situation inhibits them from going home? Nursing care facilities are simply not the answer, and that is why the newer oneto-one care programs being offered in such organizations as CORE are so important. According to Kristi Jones, admissions director at the CORE facility west of Austin, There are several post-acute rehab facilities in California, several in Texas,a few in Florida, and a few on the Northeast Coast. The rest of the country is very lacking in this kind of care. After watching our daughter (an Air Force major, a registered nurse who served two tours in Iraq) deteriorate in a nursing home setting, it is imperative that more is done. Facilities such as CORE Health Care, who offer postacute rehabilitation and long-term care as well, who are staffed with licensed professionals and provide oneto-one care, are essential in this new era of young men and women veterans. Preserving their dignity and restoring their independence to the extent possible is paramount for those who have given so much to protect this countrys freedom. It is where we must go from here. Continued from A2 Veterans need more long-term care options Continued from A1 Champions Club built to help all Avon Park sports C harles Devlin C hampions Club presidentT o steal a quote f rom Field of D reams build it a nd they will come. Create a championship e nvironment in o ur community, a nd the c hampionships will come. Our accomplishments help define us. 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C M Y K www.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, May 5, 2013Page A11 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION Case No. PC 13-104 IN RE: ESTATE OF ALVERDA BOCHNIAK, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Alverda Bochniak, deceased, Case Number PC 13-104 is pending in the Tenth Judicial Circuit Court for Highlands County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative's attorney are set forth below. ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is served within three months after the date of the first publication of this notice must file their claims with this Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the decedent's estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of the first publication of this Notice is April 28, 2013. Personal Representative: Carol Reddington 555 Sutton Pl. Longboat Key, FL 34228 Attorney for Personal Representative: Sherri L. Johnson Florida Bar No. 0134775 Johnson Legal of Florida, P.L. 5602 Marquesas Cir. Suite 208 Sarasota, FL 34233 (941 April 28; May 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 28-2013-CA-000077 U .S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE LXS 2005-9N Plaintiff, vs. STEVEN AULETTO; DEANNA AULETTO; PLACID LAKES AVIATION ESTATES HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN PERSON(S POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s STEVEN AULETTO (RESIDENCE UNKNOWN DEANNA AULETTO (RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 18, BLOCK 66, PLACID LAKES, SECTION SIX, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 68, PUBLIC REC ORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 249 LEMON RD NW, LAKE PLACID, FLORIDA 33852 has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Kahane & Associates, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000, Plantation, FLORIDA 33324 on or before June 5, 2013, a date which is within thirty (30 days after 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. 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 i n this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Phone No. (863 receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 26th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ David Whidden As Deputy Cler k May 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 28-2012-CA-000310 Division WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. NICOLE WHITTEN, RICHARD WHITTEN, LEISURE LAKES HOME OWNERS CIVIC ASSOCIATION, INC., AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on April 18, 2013, in the Circuit Court of HIGHLANDS County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Highlands County, Florida described as: LOT 5, BLOCK 152A, LEISURE LAKES SECTION THREE, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 3228 GLEN SPRINGS AVE., LAKE PLACID, FL 33852; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, Sales are held in the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the Highlands County Courthouse located at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, on July 3, 2013 at 11 a.m. Any persons claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 19th day of April, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court ROBERT W. GERMAINE By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 26; May 3, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 282012CA000882GCAXMX The Bank of New York Mellon, f/k/a The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certificateholders of the CWABS Inc., Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-10, Plaintiff, vs. Ashley Velez; Mark Velez a/k/a Marc Velez; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2, Defendants. ``AMENDED'' NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 2, 2013, entered in Case No. 282012CA000882GCAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein The Bank of New York Mellon, f/k/a The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certificateholders of the CWABS Inc., Asset Backed Certificates, Series 2006-10 is the Plaintiff and Ashley Velez; Mark Velez a/k/a Marc Velez; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the courthouse, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 28th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 1, LAKE JOSEPHINE HEIGHTS, FIRST ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 6, PAGE 15, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Dated this 1st day of May, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak As Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. May 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 10TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 28-2009-CA-000552 CHASE HOME FINANCE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. DANIEL J. KNAUER A/K/A DANIEL JOSEPH KNAUER; MARY F. KNAUER A/K/A/ MARY KNAUER; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR SECURED FUNDING CORP.; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 18th day of April, 2013, and entered in Case No. 28-2009-CA-000552, of the Circuit Court of the 1 0TH Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and DANIEL J. KNAUER A/K/A DANIEL JOSEPH KNAUER; MARY F. KNAUER A/K/A/ MARY KNAUER; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED AS NOMINEE FOR SECURED FUNDING CORP.; SEBRING RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT(S KNOWN TENANT(S JECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 430 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FL 33870, 11:00 AM on the 11th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 538, SEBRING RIDGE, SECTION A, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 45, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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 assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxiliary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. Dated this 19th day of April, 2013. ROBERT W. GERMAINE Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk April 28; May 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA G ENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION Case No. 2012 CA 000727 U.S. Bank, National Association, as Trustee for the Holders of the Specialty Underwriting and Residential Finance Trust, Mortgage Loan AssetBacked Certificates, Series 2006-BC4 Plaintiff, vs. K evin Dewberry, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 18, 2013, entered in Case No. 2012 CA 000727 of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit, in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. Bank, National Association, as Trustee for the Holders of the Specialty Underwriting and Residential Finance Trust, Mortgage Loan AssetBacked Certificates, Series 2006-BC4 is the Plaintiff and Kevin Dewberry; Amanda Dewberry; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at, the Jury Assembly Room in the basement of the courthouse, 590 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 3rd day of July, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 22, BLOCK 28, OF SUN 'N LAKE ESTATES OF SEBRING, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 9, PAGE 48 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS C OUNTY, FLORIDA. Dated this 19th day of April, 2013. Robert Germaine As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Toni Kopp A s Deputy Clerk If you are a person with a disability who needs assistance in order to participate in a program or service of the State Courts System, you should contact the Office of the Court Administrator at (863voice863TDD (800Florida Relay Service in advance of your court appearance or visit to the courthouse as possible. Please be prepared to explain your functional limitations and suggest an auxillary aid or service that you believe will enable you to effectively participate in the court program or service. April 28; May 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 282011CA000620XXAXMX DIVISION: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. ALBERT L. SCARPATI, III, et al, Defendant(s NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated April 24, 2013, and entered in Case No. 282011CA000620XXAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida in which JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association, is the Plaintiff and Albert L. Scarpati, III, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Quicken Loans, Inc., Rhonda Scarpati, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on the Jury Assembly Room in the basement, Highlands County Courthouse, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870, Highlands County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 19th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 4 AND THE NORTHWESTERLY 30 FEET OF LOT 5 LESS A TRAPEZOIDAL PARCEL WITHIN THE SOUTHWESTERLY 23 FEET OF SAID LOTS, OF BLOCK 242, OF SEBRING HEIGHTS SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AS A POINT OF BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 5, OF BLOCK 242, THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY FOLLOWING THE SOUTHERLY R/W OF TASESCHEE DRIVE A DISTANCE OF 30 FEET TO A POINT, THENCE SOUTH 30 DEGREES 13 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 133.48 TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 61 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 30.01 FEET TO A POINT; THENCE NORTH 86 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 45 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 55.71 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 4, THENCE IN A NORTHEASTERLY DIRECTION ALONG A LINE COMMON TO LOTS 3 ND 4 A DISTANCE OF 155.7 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY R/W LINE OF TASESCHEE DRIVE, T HENCE ALONG A CURVE TO RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 619.9 AN ARC DISTANCE OF 70 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 727 TASESCHEE DR., SEBRING, FL 33870-2357 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Highlands County, Florida this 25th day of April, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813 10-53803 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Office of the Court Administrator, (863 534-4690, within two (2 ceipt of this (describe notice voice impaired, call TDD (863 ida Relay Service 711. To file response please contact Highlands County Clerk of Court, 590 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870-3867, Tel: (863863 May 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010-CA-000523 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR TBW MORTGAGE-BACKED TRUST SERIES 2006-3, MORTGAGE-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3 Plaintiff, vs. JOSEPH M. MESSANA, JR., AND DIANNE M. MESSANA, HUSBAND AND WIFE; HIGHLANDS INDEPENDENT BANK. Defendant(s NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated March 28, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000523 of the Circuit Court of the 10th Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR TBW MORTGAGE BACKED TRUST SERIES 2006-3, MORTGAGE-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2006-3, Plaintiff and JOSEPH M. MESSANA, JR., AND DIANNE M. MESSANA, HUSBAND AND WIFE are defendant(s Court, ROBERT W. GERMAINE, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, AT THE JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM IN THE BASEMENT OF THE HIGHLANDS COUNTY COURTHOUSE LOCATED AT 4 30 SOUTH COMMERCE AVENUE, SEBRING, FLORIDA AT 11:00 A.M., May 22, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 15 AND THE EAST 1/2 OF LOT 16, HORT ON'S LANDING ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. ANDA PORTION OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 36 SOUTH, RANGE 29 EAST, HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 15, OF HORTON'S LANDING ADDITION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 5, PAGE 21, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE SOUTH 67 DEGREES 34 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A LONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY OF LOTS 15 AND 16, A DISTANCE OF 153.30 FEET, TO A POINT ON THE CENTERLINE OF SAID LOT 16, OF SAID HORTON'S LANDING ADDITION; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE NORTHERLY EXTENSION OF THE SAID CENTERLINE, A DISTANCE OF 65.41 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 42 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 141.70 FEET, TO A POINT ON A LINE BEING THE NORTHERLY EXTENSION OF THE EAST LINE OF SAID LOT 15; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 7.64 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 Court Administration at 430 S. Commerce Avenue, Sebring, Florida 33870, telephone (863 534-4690, within two (2 this Notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. ROBERT W. GERMAINE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Highlands County, Florida By: /s/ Priscilla Michalak Deputy Clerk of Court ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE', LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561 (561 May 5, 12, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 11000634GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY AS TRUSTEE FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-16, PLAINTIFF, VS. GARY B. BINGER, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 20, 2012, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Highlands, Florida, on July 23, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at Basement of courthouse in Jury Assembly Room 430 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring, FL 33870 for the following described property: LOT 60, GOLF HAMMOCK UNIT TWO, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 12, PAGE 47, PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60 Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: By: /s/ Toni Kopp Deputy Clerk of the Court Prepared by: Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd., Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact, 255 North Broadway Avenue, Bartow, FL 33830 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. April 28; May 5, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE TENTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HIGHLANDS COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 08000046GCS THE BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CWABS INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-1 PLAINTIFF VS. NATHANIEL RANDOLPH, ET AL., DEFENDANT(S NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 22ND day of July, 2010, and entered in Case No. 08000046GCS, of the Circuit Court of the Tenth Judicial Circuit in and for Highlands County, Florida. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Highlands County Courthouse, Jury Assembly Room, 430 South Commerce Avenue, Sebring, FL 33870 at 11:00 A.M. on the 28th day of May, 2013, the following described property as s et forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, BLOCK 40, PLACID LAKES ESTATES, SECTION 4, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 7, PAGE 64, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF HIGHLANDS COUNTY, F LORIDA. 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. 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C M Y K By DAN HOEHNE d email@example.comLAKE PLACID Storm clouds that washed away Wednesday nights openingr ound of the state baseball playoffs still lingered on Thursday, keeping most on edge even up until game timea s to whether the Dragons would get their chance a gainst the visiting Tampa Catholic Crusaders. T he skies did finally begin to clear in the early innings, a nd Lake Placid kepts its crowd on edge right up until the waning moments of the 1-0 loss. Heath Harris was tabbed to toe the rubber for the Dragons this night, locking horns with Tampa Catholic right-hander A.J. Gonzalez. And what a pitchers duel this one turned out to be. While Harris struggled at times with his command, hitting three batters on the night, he battled through and kept the Crusaders predominantly in check. I just couldnt get a grip on my curveball, and I hit the third kid on a fastball, Harris said. I dont know what happened there. Gonzalez was certainly keeping the Lake Placid lineup in check, not allowing a hit or even a baserunner through the first four innings. Harris worked around a one-out single in the first and got some help from his defense in the second. Joseph Burruezo lead off the top of the second with a single to right and was moved to second on a sacrifice bunt by James Gizzi. After a wild pitch moved Burruezo to third, Jake Clark then was the first Tampa batter to get plunked on the night. Harris bounced back to get the next hitter looking at strike three, but Josh Russo put a charge into a fastball and sent it screaming to deep, left-center field. But as the ball seemed destined for a two-RBI, extra base hit to the wall in the gap, center fielder Justin LaRosa came streaking across the green of the outfield grass to snare it with an outstretched glove to retire the side. Adefensive miscue in the third would lead to the one run, and an unearned run at that, as Dre Leal lead off the frame by reaching on an error. Paulie Russo followed with a looped single into short left field and another curve got away and hit Jorge Romero to load the bases with nobody out. Kyle Barber came through for the Crusaders with a single to center, bringing Leal in, but LaRosa made a strong throw home where Laine Daum took it and ticked Russo with a sweep tag for the out. Harris then induced a fielders choice grounder to second and a pop-out to short to get out of it, with Tampa Catholic now with a 1-0 lead. Which wouldnt have seemed like much of a margin for this Dragon squad that had been scoring at a SPORTS B SE CTION Inside This Section Lady Panther stunner . . .B3 F lorida says no to Dolphins. . .B3 James to win 4th MVP . . .B3 News-Sun Sunday, May 5, 2013 N ews-Sun photos by DAN HOEHNE Above: Dragon catcher Laine Daum puts the tag on Tampa Catholics Paulie Russo Thursday night in the Class 4A Regional Quarterfinal. Below: Heath Harris turned in another fantastic peformance Thursday night, holding down a strong Tampa Catholic lineu p for just one, unearned, run. Lake Placid comes thisclose See DRAGONS, Page B4 Photo courtesy of FLRunners.com S ebrings Taylor Tubbs found herself in unfamiliar territory, in amongst the pack, during the first lap of Fridays 3A FHSAA State Finals in Jacksonville. A stunning last push propelled Tubbs to second place. By DAN HOEHNE firstname.lastname@example.orgThe wind and rains that washed away much of Wednesday night Regional baseball throughout the state, made its way to Jacksonville and wreaked havoc with the C lass 3AState Finals Friday. Rain and 30 mile-perhour winds, Sebring pole vaulter Blake Fort said of the conditions. W hich would seemed to have had a major effect on her event especially. Whether it was getting a grip on the pole, slick footing, or a combination of things, Fort, who was shooting for at least nine feet in the event, wasnt able to clear 8-feet, 6-inches on this day. A mong the whole field for the event, only two vaulters exceeded their seed height. Similarly, grip and footing a re a vital aspect of Blue Streak Gary Demarests event, the discus. Having had a string of pr ogressively longer personal bests coming into the meet, Demarest had reached the 154-feet, 9-inch mark in winning the Region 2-3Ameeta nd was aiming for the 160s w hich would have had him pushing the top five. The results show the weather had a big impact, with numerous fouls littering the stat lines for virtually every thrower, including two Tubbs takes second at rain-soaked State See STATE, Page B4 News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Garrett DeRoss put forth a stellar effort in holding down a powerful Mitchell line-up for four innings Thursday night in the Class 6A Regional Playoffs. By LAUREN WELBORN N ews-Sun correspondentIt was a long, hardfought battle for SebringT hursday night as they traveled more than three hours to take on the Mitchell Mustangs in C lass 6ARegional Quarterfinal play. T he Streaks were origin ally scheduled to play Wednesday, however the weather had other plans in mind and the game, along with many other regional battles, was rescheduled and relocated. Looking into the Mustangsprevious stats, it would seem Sebring would have a tough time going toe-to-toe with Mitchell. Mitchells previous successes, as well as the recent sting of a ten-run mercy rule from the championship game against Winter Haven just one week prior, put Sebring in a tight spot. However it would seem this motivation fueled the fire within the Streaks, as evidenced by the stellar defense throughout the night led by pitcher Garrett DeRoss. They battled, reflected head coach Buck Rapp. They never gave up. Garrett pitched well and the guys made great defensive plays behind him. Remarkable catches and diving plays in the infield warded off any offensive threats to the Streaks. Their efforts on the defensive side helped t o keep the game interesting a nd scoreless through the first four innings of play. I n the top of the fifth, it was Sebring who brought the opening run of the night in to hold the first lead. Ty Little lead things off with a walk before Matthew Portis found the right-center field gap with a shot that would move Little into scoring position. Jared Lang then moved Portis to second base to put two men close to home with only one out. At the time, Mitchell stand-out Cobi Johnson was on the mound leading the efforts that kept the Sebring offense at bay. However, one passed ball was all it took to grant the Streaks the lead as Little made it safely home to put the board at 1-0. Johnson would make up for this mistake in the bottom of the inning as his rip down the left field line put him on second base while brining in two other Mustang runners. One error slipped through the ever-persistent Sebring defense to allow Mustangs reign over Streaks They battled. They never gave up. BUCKRAPP Sebring head coach See SEBRING, Page B4 Courtesy photo SFSC Volleyball Coach Kim Crawford presents Malea Kalina with the Panther of the Year plaque at Mondays awards banquet. Special to the News-SunAVON PARK Dr. Stephens welcomed and congratulated the South Florida State College Lady Panther Volleyball team, Lady Panther Softball team, and the Panther Baseball team at SFSCs annual Athletics Banquet, Monday, April 29 for their academic and athletic achievements. During Dr. Stephens11 years of dedicated service to SFSCs Athletic Department, the college has had 680 student athletes, 110 all-conference performers, 89 percent who advanced to four-year institutions, 634 victories, 182 Academic AllConference, 96 FCSAA Academic All-State 17 Academic All American, four top athletes in the state, nine post-season performances, 11 athletic sports banquets, and over 70,000 SFSC fans who have come to watch the panthers, Rick Hitt, athletic director and head baseball coach. SFSC awards Panthers See SFSC, Page B3
C M Y K S ebring Elks Golf TourneySEBRING The Sebring Elks Lodge No. 1529 monthly golf outing will be held at Golf Hammock Golf and Country Club on Monday, May 6, beginning at 8 a.m. Cost is $27, which includes golf, cart, lunch and prize fund. To sign up, contact Jack McLaughlin at email@example.com or leave a message on 863 471-3295. Check in not later than 7:40 a.m. by the Pro Shop.Blue Streak GolfSEBRING The 30th Annual Blue Streak Golf Classic will tee off Saturday, M ay 18, on both the North and South courses of Highlands Ridge. The four-person scramble format has an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start, and the $65 entry fee includes one mulligan, lunch, beverages, prizes, cart, greens fees, range balls and a lot of fun. Each team members tee shot must be used at least twice, ladies shoot from the ladies tees, all ties are determined by a match of cards and professionals are not eligible for Hole In One prizes. Among those prizes are a $10,000 Hole in One prize, a chance to win a 50-foot putt for $5,000, $25-$100 gift certificates in the Closest to the Pin contest, and additional prizes on all par 3s. Other door prizes include a 50-inch widescreen TVand BBQ grill. Sebring Firemen Inc. are the major sponsor, so come out, join in the fun and support Sebring High School Athletics.S ebring Football car washSEBRING Blue Streak Football will be hosting a car wash and watermelon sale in three area locations Saturday, May2 5, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In south Sebring, car washes and sales w ill be at the BPstation in the Southgate Shopping Center and the Boys and Girls C lub. In north Sebring, they will be set up at t he Eye Express. Watermelons will be going for $4 for one, or two for $6, with donations being accepted for a car wash.Panther Softball CampAVON PARK The 2013 SFSC Panther Softball Camp will take place Tuesday and Wednesday, May 28-29, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.each day for players aged 6-18. Cost of the camp is $45, with registration and check-in at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is not necessary and walk-ups are accepted. The SFSC Panther Camps are designed to provide quality softball instruction, with emphasis on fundamentals and improvement in all areas of the game. Each day, campers will have the opportunity to improve their skills and softball knowledge with the help of Panther head coach Carlos Falla, assistant coach Heather Barnes and members of the Lady Panther softball team. To register, go to www.southflorida.edu/athletics/softball and print out the Admissions Application form. Mail the form as indicated, or bring it to the camp. For further information, call Coach Falla at the following campus phone numbers at extension 7038 Avon Park/Sebring, (863 Placid, (863863 494-7500; Hardee, (863 Coach Falla can also be reached via email at firstname.lastname@example.org .YMCA Flag FootballSEBRING The Highlands County Family YMCAis now taking registrations for our YMCA/Eagles Youth Flag Football Program for ages 5-14. We are also taking registrations for our Cheerleading Program ages 5-16. Any questions please call 382-9622.Miracle League 5KLAKE PLACID Heartland National Bank presents The Miracle League for Highlands County 2013 5K-10K Run Walk Team Challenge Saturday, May 18, at DeVane Circle Park in Lake Placid. Entry fees Early student $15; early team member $20; early individual $25; day of race $30 (day of race, registration closes promptly at 7 a.m.) Race starts at 7:30 a.m. sharp. First 150 registered entrants guaranteed a Dri-fit T-shirt. Send entry name, gender, race youre doing, team name, address, phone number, age, shirt size and e-mail. Any lack of information will not be acceptable. Make check out to Greater Lake Placid Chamber of Commerce, 18 North Oak Avenue, Lake Placid, FL33852. Awards for each race 5K and 10K. Team awards will be presented for Most Creative Team and Team with Most Finishes. Proceeds from this new event will directly benefit the Miracle League for H ighlands County as $200 plus $3 of each paid entry (more than 150 ed to this wonderful organization. Sponsored by Cohan Radio Group; CORARehabilitation and Sports Medicine; Delray Plants (sponsors of Miracle League shirts); Eastside Christian Church; Howard fertilizer and chemical; The Journal; Lake Placid Health Care Center; Wheeler Farms Inc.; Winn Dixie; and Party Dog Entertainment. For more information, contact Niki Gregor, event chair at 386-1300 or email@example.com .Sunrise Rotary GolfSEBRING Sebring Sunrise Rotary 24th annual Charity Golf Tournament will be Saturday, June 1, with an 8 a.m. shotgun start on the Deer Run course at Sun N Lake Golf and Country Club. Format is a Four-person Scramble (double Bogey maximum C ost is $220 per team and includes greens fees, cart, range balls, lunch and on-course beverages along with some fabulous raffle prizes. S ponsorships available: $100 Hole sponsor; $155 Hole sponsor including s ingle entry; and $320 Hole sponsor including team entry. H ole-In-One sponsors are being provided by Cohan Radio Group ($2,000 c ash) and Alan Jay Automotive Network. Trophy sponsor is the Florida Hospital Heartland Medical Center. Make checks payable to Sebring Sunrise Rotary, P.O. Box 1363, Sebring, FL33871. Please enter by Tuesday, May 28.Home run for Habitat 5KSEBRING Home run for Habitat 5K Run/Walk will be Saturday, June 1, at Highlands Hammock State Park. Check-in starts at 7 a.m.; race starts promptly at 8 a.m. Entry fee $15 through May 24; $20 after and until Race Day, June 1 (checks if mailed and cash on day of race). Shirt sizes can only be guaranteed for pre-registered participants. Age groups eight and under; 9-13; 1419; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; and 70-70-plus. Make checks payable to: Habitat for Humanity and mail information (names, gender, race day age, address, phone number, e-mail address, event youre entering and T-shirt size) and check to: Highlands County Habitat for Humanity, 159 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring.Mothers Day 5KSEBRING The Heartland Triathlon Mother's Day 5K is Saturday, May 11, at Highlands Hammock State Park. The race starts at 7:30 a.m. Late registration is from 6:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. Entry fee is $20 for anyone over the age of 6 years. Proceeds go to Big Brothers Big Sisters, Highlands Hammock State Park and Central Florida Striders.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 Miami 88, Milwaukee 77 New York 4, Boston 2 New York 85, Boston 78 New York 87, Boston 71 New York 90, Boston 76 Boston 97, New York 90, OT Wednesday: Boston 92, New York 86 Friday, May 3: New York 88, Boston 80 Indiana 4, Atlanta 2 Indiana 107, Atlanta 90 Indiana 113, Atlanta 98 Atlanta 90, Indiana 69 Monday: Atlanta 102, Indiana 91 Wednesday: Indiana 106, Atlanta 83 Friday, May 3: Indiana 81, Atlanta 73 Chicago 3, Brooklyn 3 Brooklyn 106, Chicago 89 Chicago 90, Brooklyn 82 Chicago 79, Brooklyn 76 Chicago 142, Brooklyn 134, 3OT Brooklyn 110, Chicago 91 Thursday: Brooklyn 95, Chicago 92 Saturday: Chicago at Brooklyn, TBAWESTERN CONFERENCEOklahoma City 3, Houston 2 Oklahoma City 120, Houston 91 Oklahoma City 105, Houston 102 Oklahoma City 104, Houston 101 Houston 105, Oklahoma City 103 Wednesday: Houston 107, Oklahoma City 100 Friday: Oklahoma City 103, Houston 94 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 San Antonio 103, L.A. Lakers 82 Golden State 4, Denver 2 Denver 97, Golden State 95 Golden State 131, Denver 117 Golden State 110, Denver 108 Golden State 115, Denver 101 Tuesday: Denver 107, Golden State 100 Thursday: Golden State 92, Denver 88 Memphis 4, L.A. Clippers 2 L.A. Clippers 112, Memphia 91 L.A. Clippers 93, Memphis 91 Memphis 94, L.A. Clippers 82 Memphis 104, L.A. Clippers 83 Tuesday: Memphis 103, L.A. Clippers93 Friday: Memphis 118, L.A. Clippers 105 FIRST ROUND (Best-of-7 (x-if necessary)EASTERN CONFERENCEPittsburgh 1, New York Islanders 1 Wednesday: Pittsburgh 5, NY Islanders0 Friday: NY Islanders 4, Pittsburgh 3 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 1, Montreal 1 Thursday: Ottawa 4, Montreal 2 Friday: Montreal 3, Ottawa 1 Sunday: 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 Washington 1, New York Rangers 0 Thursday: Washington 3, NY Rangers 1 Saturday: NY Rangers at Washington, late 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, late 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 2, Minnesota 0 Tuesday: Chicago 2, Minnesota 1, OT Friday: Chicago 5, Minnesota 2 Sunday: 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 1 Tuesday: Anaheim 3, Detroit 1 Thursday: Detroit 5, Anaheim 4, OT Saturday: Anaheim at Detroit, late 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 2, Vancouver 0 Wednesday: San Jose 3, Vancouver 1 Friday: San Jose 3, Vancouver 2, OT Sunday: 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 2, Los Angeles 0 Tuesday: St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1, OT Thursday: St. Louis 2, Los Angeles 1 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 Boston209.690 New York1711.6072.5 Baltimore1713.5673.5 Tampa Bay1315.4646.5 Toronto1020.33310.5 Central Division WLPctGB Detroit1711.607 Kansas City1510.600.5 Cleveland1313.5003 Minnesota1213.4803.5 Chicago1215.4444.5 West Division WLPctGB Texas1811.621 Oakland1713.5671.5 Seattle1417.4525 Los Angeles1118.3797 Houston822.26710.5___Fridays Games Cleveland 7, Minnesota 6, 10 innings Oakland 2, N.Y. Yankees 0 Seattle 4, Toronto 0 Texas 7, Boston 0 Detroit 4, Houston 3 Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, ppd., rain Tampa Bay 7, Colorado 4, 10 innings L.A. Angels 4, Baltimore 0 Saturdays Games Minnesota at Cleveland, late Oakland at N.Y. Yankees, late Seattle at Toronto, late Baltimore at L.A. Angels, late Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, late Detroit at Houston, late Boston at Texas, late Tampa Bay at Colorado, late Sundays Games Minnesota at Cleveland, 1:05 p.m. Oakland at N.Y. Yankees, 1:05 p.m. Seattle at Toronto, 1:07 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Kansas City, 2:10 p.m. Boston at Texas, 3:05 p.m. Baltimore at L.A. Angels, 3:35 p.m. Detroit at Houston, 4:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Colorado, 4:10 p.m.NATIONAL LEAGUEEast Division WLPctGB Atlanta1712.586 Washington1515.5002.5 Philadelphia1416.4673.5 New York1215.4444 Miami822.2679.5 Central Division WLPctGB St. Louis1811.621 Pittsburgh1712.5861 Cincinnati1614.5332.5 Milwaukee1414.5003.5 Chicago1118.3797 West Division WLPctGB Colorado1712.586 San Francisco1712.586 Arizona1514.5172 Los Angeles1315.4643.5 San Diego1217.4145 ___ Fridays Games Cincinnati 6, Chicago Cubs 5 Philadelphia 4, Miami 1 Pittsburgh 3, Washington 1 N.Y. Mets 7, Atlanta 5, 10 innings St. Louis 6, Milwaukee 1 Tampa Bay 7, Colorado 4, 10 innings San Diego 7, Arizona 6 San Francisco 2, L.A. Dodgers 1 Saturdays Games Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, late St. Louis at Milwaukee, late Washington at Pittsburgh, late Miami at Philadelphia, late N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, late Tampa Bay at Colorado, late Arizona at San Diego, late L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, late Sundays Games N.Y. Mets at Atlanta, 1:35 p.m. Washington at Pittsburgh, 1:35 p.m. St. Louis at Milwaukee, 2:10 p.m. Cincinnati at Chicago Cubs, 2:20 p.m. Miami at Philadelphia, 2:35 p.m. Arizona at San Diego, 4:10 p.m. Tampa Bay at Colorado, 4:10 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at San Francisco, 8:05 p.m. SPORTSSNAPSHOTS THESCOREBOARD M M L L S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 1 1 p p . m m . Houston at Los Angeles. . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 N N B B A A P P L L A A Y Y O O F F F F S S S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Boston at New York, if necessary . . . . . . . A A B B C C 3 3 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Houston at Oklahoma City, if necessary . . A A B B C C 8 8 p p . m m . Atlanta at Indiana, if necessary . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 1 1 0 0 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Memphis at L.A. Clippers, if necessary . . T T N N T TM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Chicago or Brooklyn at Miami . . . . . . . . . T T N N T T 9 9 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Golden State at San Antonio . . . . . . . . . . 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 SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 p p . m m . Texas at Oklahoma State . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 3 3 p p . m m . LSU at Georgia . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NP P R R R R E E M M I I E E R R L L E E A A G G U U E E S S O O C C C C E E R R M MO O N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 : : 5 5 5 5 p p . m m . Sunderland vs. Stoke City . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2T TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 2 2 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . Manchester City vs. West Bromwich . . E E S S P P N N 2 2M M L L B B S SU U N N D D A A Y Y 1 1 : : 3 3 0 0 p p . m m . N.Y. Mets at Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . T T B B S S 2 2 : : 1 1 0 0 p p . m m . C incinnati at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G N N 4 4 p p . m m . T ampa Bay at Colorado . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . L .A. Dodgers at San Francisco . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N NM MO O N N D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . A tlanta at Cincinnati . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 7 7 p p . m m . Toronto at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 7 7 p p . m m . Toronto at Tampa Bay . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N N 8 8 p p . m m . St. Louis at Chicago Cubs . . . . . . . . . . . . W W G G 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 M MO O N N D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . Mississippi at Auburn . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . S S U U N NT TU U E E S S D D A A Y Y 2 2 p p . m m . Maryland at Clemson . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 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 S SU U N N D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n NASCAR Aarons 499 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F F O O X X 7 7 p p . m m . NHRA Sportsman Series . . . . . . . . . . E E S S P P N N 2 2 8 8 p p . m m . NHRA Summit Southern Nationals . . E E S S P P N N 2 2G G O O L L F F S SU U N N 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 . P GA Wells Fargo Championship . . . . . G G O O L L F F 3 3 p p . m m . P GA 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 7 7 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 SU U N N D D A A Y Y N N o o o o n n Pittsburgh at N.Y. Islanders . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C C 3 3 p p . m m . Chicago at Minnesota . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . N N B B C C LIVESPORTSONTV NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs MLB Page B2News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013w ww.newssun.com FINDThe Best Car Deals On Centralfloridawheels.com
C M Y K w ww.newssun.comNews-SunSunday, May 5, 2013Page B3 AMERICAN GOLF CARTS; 5.542"; 5"; Black; may ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 9 9 3 3 Postseason, the Lady Panthers Softball team traveled to Pensacola to represent SFSC in the 2013 Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA Softball Tournament which runs May 2-5. Another great turnout at this yearsAthletic Banquet, said Rick Hitt, athletic director and head baseball coach. The Panther Athletic Department is proud of our student athletes, and we appreciate the support of our families, fans, and friends asw ell as the continuing supp ort of our administration and trustees. We will continue to work hard each year to put players on the field, in the classroom, and within the community that represent South Florida State College in a first class way. Thank you to all of those who support our athletic programs, and Go Lady Panthers at state. During the SFSC Athletics Banquet, each athlete was honored with a participation award from his or her coach. Athletes who received special awards were: Volleyball Academic and Athletic Excellence Malea Kalina Academic and Athletic Excellence Abbey Rouch Academic and Athletic Excellence Brittany Hill Softball Best Defensive Player Courtney Diamond Best Offensive Player Caitlyn Lytle Coaches Award Julia Deyoe Baseball Most Improved Playerof the Year Lane Crosson Top Gun Award Justin Machado Coaches Award Jordan Rivera Scholastic Athletes of the Year: (given to a male and female sophomore with the highest cumulative GPA) Male Travis McPherson 3.31 Female Taylor Upchurch 3.67 2013 SFSC Pantherof the Year Malea Kalina 2013 SFSC Pantherof the Decade Dr. Norman L. Stephens Jr Continued from B1 SFSC honors student-athletes B y GARYFINEOUT Associated PressTALLAHASSEE Floridas oldest professional sports franchise the Miami Dolphins was dealt a crushing blow Friday after the Florida Legislature ended it session without passing a ny funding plan that would assist the teams quest to refurbish its stadium. The refusal of the GOPcontrolled Legislature to aid t he team wasnt just a defeat for the Dolphins it could also sack South Floridas efforts to lure another Super Bowl to the region in the next few years. Others who lost out include the city of Orlando, which was hoping for help to lure a Major League Soccert eam, as well as the Jacksonville Jaguars and Daytona International Speedway. The professional sports teams were all backing a Florida Senate proposal that would have allowed each of them to compete for a share of state tax dollars. But the House led by Speaker Will Weatherford refused to bring up the legislation. I think part of the complication was the fact that it wasnt just the Dolphins, Weatherford said. You had five or six different franchises that were looking for a tax rebate, and thats serious public policy. Youre talking about hundreds of millions of dollars and I think the House j ust never got comfortable there when the session ended. But the defeat was especially stinging for the D olphins since the team had already agreed to pay for a Miami-Dade County referendum on whether to raise local bed taxes to assist the team. The initial Senate bill authorized the use of the taxes. The failure of legislators to act makes the May 14 ballot q uestion meaningless, even though early and absentee balloting had already begun. Dolphins owner Stephen Ross blasted Weatherford,s aying in a statement that the Wesley Chapel Republican had promised to at least let the legislation come up for a vote on the House floor. He put politics before the people and the 4,000 jobs this project would have created for Miami Dade, and that is just wrong, Ross said. Weatherford, in a tweet, later contended that it wasnt true that he had promised an up or down vote. Ross also said that the decision sent a terrible message to National Football League owners who will soon decide whether to bring a Super Bowl back to Florida in either 2016 or 2017. The Dolphins wanted both state and local help to pay for $400 million worth of renovations to Sun Life Stadium The Dolphins wanted $3 million a year for the next 30 years from the state. I n order to convince skeptical politicians the team agreed to a series of concessions including that itw ould pay part of the money after 30 years. B ut the push by the Dolphins coincided with an e ffort by other cities and professional sports organizations t o also obtain state tax dollars. The Florida Senate passed legislation that would have created a process where pro teams would compete for $13 million a year in state incentives. The bill would also would have let the Dolphins tap into local taxes to help pay for renovations to their stadium. But in the waning moments of the session the Senate passed a revised version that stripped the local tax portion and instead just made the Dolphins eligible for state money. That failed too. I took it 80 yards, said Sen. Oscar Braynon, DMiami Gardens and the bill sponsor. We could have kicked a field goal but were seven points down. I think Ive done everything I can. Associated Press writer Bruce Schreiner in Tallahassee contributed to this report. Follow Gary Fineout on Twitter: http://twitter.com/fineout Fla. Legislature refuses to aid Miami Dolphins News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Caitie Lytle and the Lady Panthers were in danger of falling out of the FCSAA Gulf District Tournament Saturday, but pulled off the shocker of the Friday slate, downing Gulf Coast State 2-1. As the fourth seed in the Suncoast Conference, SFSC was pitted against the Panhandle Conference and tournament top seed Commodores, who came in with a daunting 43-13 record overall, 12-4 in conference play. Gulf Coast was the number one rated team in the state, second in the nation. But behind a lockdown pitching performance from Lexi Adams and a two-run single from Lytle, the Panthers prevailed 2-1. South Florida went to 1-1 on the day, however, after falling to conference foe Polk State by a 5-1 score. In Saturdays game against another conference rival, the Panthers were trailing, but the game was not completed by press time. See Wednesdays NewsSun for a recap of the tournament. Lady Panthers pull off stunner B y TIM REYNOLDS Associated PressLeBron James is getting his fourth Most Valuable Player award and the only mystery left is whether the vote was unanimous. The Miami Heat star will b e introduced Sunday as the award winner, according to a person familiar with the results and who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the league has not publicly announced this years recipient. James will become the f ifth player with at least four MVPawards, joining Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Michael Jordan, Bill Russell and Wilt Chamberlain. No one has ever swept every first-place vote in the NBAs MVPballoting. After the season he had, James could be the first. I dont know who else youd vote for, Heat forward Chris Bosh said Friday. No offense to everybody else, but thats just how good he has played this year James averaged 26.8 points, 8.0 rebounds and 7.3 assists this season, shooting a career-best 56 percent. It was absolutely no surprise that he won the award, and given the timetable for Miamis next game the Heat dont open Eastern Conference semifinal play until Monday night against Brooklyn or Chicago it had been widely assumed for several days that Sunday would be the day. If tradition holds, NBA Commissioner David Stern will then present James with the trophy again Monday night in front of the Miami fans. I absolutely have not even thought about it, James said earlier this week when asked if he considered the weight of winning the award four times in five years. I have not thought about it, until you just brought it up. I know the history. It would be a unique, unbelievable class I would be a part of, so well see. Only Russell had won four MVPs in five years, and only Abdul-Jabbar had gone back-to-back on the award twice. Abdul-Jabbar has six MVPs in all, Jordan and Russell have five apiece and C hamberlain won four. James won the award in 2009 and 2010, only got four first-place votes in 2011 his first season with the Heat then reclaimed the award last season. The other day I was sitting there with him, a week or two ago and it dawned on me, Heat guard Dwyane Wade told the AP. I said to him, Do you know youre about to get four MVPs in five years?And hes like, Man, Im just a kid from Akron.He could have gott en five in five. You know how crazy that is? This is crazy The kid from Akron is truly entering rarefied air now. Its certain that stars like New Yorks Carmelo Anthony, Oklahoma Citys Kevin Durant and the Los Angeles LakersKobe Bryant will be listed on ballots the league will unveil the full results Sunday though the only drama left is seeing if any voter thought someone had a better season than James. Apanel of writers and broadcasters from the United States and Canada vote for NBAawards. There also is one combined vote from fans who chose an MVPthrough online balloting or social media. There have been instances of people coming close to sweeping the first-place votes. Shaquille ONeal got 120 of the 121 top votes cast after the 1999-2000 season, with Allen Iverson getting the lone other one that year. And after the 2003-04 season, Kevin Garnett then with Minnesota got 120 of 123 votes, with two going to Jermaine ONeal and the other to Peja Stojakovic. Do the right thing, was Heat forward Shane Battiers suggestion to voters, just before the ballots were due. James finally got his first NBAchampionship last season, followed that up by helping the U.S. win a gold medal at the London Olympics, and then vowed to come back this season even better. The Heat say he did absolutely that. With nary a sign of a championship h angover, Miami went 6616 in the regular season, including a 27-game winn ing streak, the second-best in NBAhistory. A nd since Feb. 3, when James plays, Miami is 36-1. Were all in unison: We think he has earned it, Heat coach Erik Spoelstra said. He has had an even more historic season than last year. The beauty of that, if he does in fact earn it, is the fact that probably most people didnt necessarily think he could go to a different level, a higher level, after last season. Yet he reinvented himself and showed that he could. Forget that its rare in the NBAto win the MVPaward four times. Its rare in major sports, period. In baseball, Barry Bonds is the lone member of the four-or-more-MVPclub, winning seven. In hockey, itsWayne Gretzky with nine, Gordie Howe with six and Eddie Shore with four. In the NFL, only Peyton Manning has four MVPs. e never take him for granted, Spoelstra is fond of saying about James. When comparing James per-game averages this season against the best years in NBAhistory, only Jordan, Oscar Robertson, Larry Bird and John Havlicek had ever averaged so much in points, rebounds and assists per game as the reigning NBA Finals MVPdid in each of those categories this season, according to STATS LLC. And none had ever done so while shooting such a high percentage Jordan did it while shooting 54 percent, coming closest. Jameseffective field goal percentage (a metric that takes into account 3-pointers being worth more than 2point shots) this season was a career-best 60.3 percent, and he shot just over 40 percent from 3-point range, another career mark. The league handed out six Eastern Conference playerof-the-month awards this season, and James won five of them. I can see why he loves to play the game, Wade said. He can do anything he wants. AP Sports Writer Steven Wine in Miami contributed to this report. AP Source: LeBron wins 4th MVP award GET YOUR LOCAL NEWS STRAIGHT FROM THE SOURCE
C M Y K Page B4News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013w ww.newssun.com SMS golf sponsor; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; SMS golf sponsor; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 8 8 3 3 high clip of late. But though they were making contact against Gonzalez, nothing was getting through. oull have those games, head coach Dan Coomes said. Where youre hitting the ball well, but right at people. Other games youll hit little flares and theyll fall in. Tonight we were hitting atem ball. That was, until with one out in the fifth, shortstop Tyler Carr got a hold of one and blasted a shot deep down t he left-field line for a standup double. Gonzalez, however, reared back to strike out the next two batters to leave the tying run on. B y now, Harris was locked in the Tampa Catholic made n o more serious threats, so into the Dragons final at bat, with that lone run standing as the margin. And then things got interesting. Lake Placid, of late, has tended to score their runs in bunches, such as the six-run second inning in their 11-0, district-championship win over DeSoto, and it looked like they might be up to it again as Nathan Stanley lead off the bottom of the seventhw ith a sharp single to center. It looked like it might end quickly, however, when the next batter was caught looki ng and Daum hit a grounder to short for what looked like a potential game-ending doub le play. But the one and only defensive miscue by the Crusaders now, as with Stanley at full spring and closing in hard on second, a hurried flip got away to put runners on first and second with one out. Now Tampa Catholic went to the bullpen, bringing in right hander Reeves Martin to face Carr. With two strikes, Carr hit a hard grounder headed up the middle to the left of second base. The Crusader shortstop was able to get a glove on it and make a clean flip to second for the force, but Carr easily beat the relay throw to first, putting runners on first and third with two out. Carr soon stole second to p ut the winning run in scoring position, but Martin got the last out soon enough on a grounder to send Tamapa C atholic on to the Regional Semifinals where they will f ace Berkeley Prep, who n eeded 10 innings to edge DeSoto, 7-6. s tough to come this far and have it right there, Coomes said. But that was a great game, wasnt it? The kids really played their hearts out and what they did here this year really means a lot to this community. Only two teams in the history of this school has gotten to this point, and this is one of them, he continued. Thats something they can be real proud of. Continued from B1 News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE Tyler Carr fires to first over Crusader Sam Nelson to complete a double play Thursday night. Dragons see great effort fall just short for Demarest. The first fault was a mishap on my part, and the second was the weather my disc was wet and it slipped out early, he said. The weather didnt help and I only had one all right throw, that was a 136. Asignificant drop, amid an event that saw many drops from seed distances. Among the top 10 places, only three saw improved throws, which was just enough to keep Demaresto ut, finishing 12th. Ill be back next year and even more prepared, he said. On to the track events, where there are less components for the rain to effect, the weather still had an obvious impact. B rian Dixon, a Sebring sophomore competing in the 200-meter dash, was among an elite field that saw time across the board drop off from the regional competitions the week before. It wasnt until the ninthplace finisher in the preliminaries that a better time was posted, and that was by a mere .02 seconds. Dixons time fell back a b it as well, by .25 seconds, unfortunately, to keep him outside the qualifying times to reach the finals. And while all four Blue S treaks who had made it to the state competition had legitamite shots at medals, t he surest bet was senior Taylor Tubbs, and she didnt d issapoint. And while it seemed s hed have a clearer path to a win in the 1,600-meter run, coming in as the top seed, Tubbs knew where some competition would come from. Emily Edwards is someone to watch, she had said earlier in the week. Shes had some good times this year and I have a feeling she can really step up with goodc ompetition. Tubbs turned out to be prophetic as the Ft. Myers junior got out early and set t he pace, disrupting Tubbs normal wire-to-wire lead. It was just the three of us t he whole time, with her in the lead, she said of her, E dwards and Rachel Givens of Chiles. (Edwards t he whole way, until I passed Givens and almost got her in the last 100 meters. Almost got her is right, as her last push left Givens in her dust or in this case wake a full five secon ds back by the finish. Was breathing right down her neck is more like it, asE dwards barely held Tubbs off, by a miniscule .19 seconds with a time of 5:00.60 to Tubbs5:00.79. So close, she said. If Id had five more meters, I w ould have caught her. I killed the last bit. A nd so the Florida-bound Tubbs finishes her high s chool career in fine fashion, having steadily moved up through the years, from a 9th-place finish as a sophomore, 7th as a junior and within an eyelash of a win in her final, phenomenal effort. Continued from B1 State track sopping wet News-Sun photo by DAN HOEHNE T aylor Tubbs shows off her latest hardware, a secondp lace medal for the 2013 3A Girls 1,600 Meters. one more run for the inning, now seeing 3-1 in Mitchells favor. Sebring came back strong in the top of the sixth facing another Mustang pitcher but were unable to put another run on the board. Mitchell, on the other hand, would find their way around the defense to squeeze in one more insurance run to bring their lead up to 4-1. In the top of the seventh, the Streaks continued to prove that they were not going down without a fight. Little drew another walk and pinch-hitter Lang followed with a single up the middle. This put men on first and second with one out left in the inning and the tying run at the plate. Unfortunately, Sebring could not capitalize on this moment and thus allowed the Mustangs to move on in the Regional bracket. Both teams played well, said Rapp. I am extremely proud of the way they never gave up-they gave it all they had. Rapp went on to explain that, at this level, you have to play perfect; if not, close to it to see games go your way. e had them; sometimes you just need to get the ball to bounce your way. These guys will go on especially these seniors and they will be successful in whatever they do. Rapp added that the younger players have gained much valuable experience that they will be able to pass on when in the same position in the seasons to come. They are all great young men and I cannot say enough about them. Continued from B1 Sebring proves tough out for Mustangs News-Sun file photo by DAN HOEHNE Though he did it more with his keen eye than his bat, Ty Little was the spark of the Sebring offense, drawing two walks and scoring the Streaks run against Mitchell Thursday. The news is just a click away!www.newssun.com NEWS-SUN
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C M Y K Page B8News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013www.newssun.com P P l l a a c c e e s s t t o o W W o o r r s s h h i i p p i i s s a a p p a a i i d d a a d d v v e e r r t t i i s s e e m m e e n n t t i i n n t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n t t h h a a t t i i s s p p u u b b l l i i s s h h e e d d F F r r i i d d a a y y a a n n d d S S u u n n d d a a y y . T T o o f f i i n n d d o o u u t t m m o o r r e e i i n n f f o o r r m m a a t t i i o o n n o o n n h h o o w w t t o o p p l l a a c c e e a a l l i i s s t t i i n n g g i i n n t t h h i i s s d d i i r r e e c c t t o o r r y y , c c a a l l l l t t h h e e N N e e w w s s S S u u n n a a t t 3 3 8 8 5 5 6 6 1 1 5 5 5 5 , e e x x t t . 5 5 0 0 2 2 .A A N N G G L L I I C C A A N N N N e e w w L L i i f f e e A A n n g g l l i i c c a a n n F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p , 10 N. Main Ave. (Womans Club), Lake Placid, FL 33852. Rev. Susan Rhodes, Deacon in Charge, (863 firstname.lastname@example.org. Sunday Worship, 10 a.m. Teaching, Holy Communion, Music, Fellowship, Healing Prayer. Pastoral and Spiritual.A A S S S S E E M M B B L L Y Y O O F F G G O O D D C C h h r r i i s s t t F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( A A s s s s e e m m b b l l y y o o f f G G o o d d ) ) , 2935 New Life Way. Bearing His N ame; Preaching His Doctrine; and Awaiting His Coming. Worshiping God in Spirit and in Truth. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Worship, 7 p.m. Pastor Eugene Haas. Phone 4710924. F F i i r r s s t t A A s s s s e e m m b b l l y y o o f f G G o o d d , 4301 K enilworth Blvd., Sebring. The Rev. Wilmont McCrary, pastor. Sunday School, 1 0 a.m.; Morning Worship and KIDS Church, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 7 p.m. W ednesday Family Night, (Adult Bible Study), LIFE Youth Group, Royal Rangers, Missionettes, 7:30 p.m. Phone 385-6431.B B A A P P T T I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k L L a a k k e e s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 2600 N. Highlands Blvd., AvonPark, FL 33825. George Hall, Pastor. Christ centered and biblically based. Sunday worship services, 8:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available. Bible studies at 9:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Wednesday. Prayer Time 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Bible classes at 9:45 a.m. are centered for all ages. Choir practice at 5 p.m. Sunday. Church phone: 452-6556. B B e e t t h h a a n n y y B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) We are located at the corner of SR17 and C17A (truck routePark. Join us Sunday morning at 9:00 AM for coffee and doughnuts, followed with Sunday School for all ages at 9:30. Sunday morning worship service begins at 10:30 a.m., andevening worship service is at 6 p.m. On Wednesdays, the Word of Life teen ministry and the Catylist class (20's+ begin at 6:30 PM. The adult Bible and Prayer Time begins at 7 p.m. For more information go to www.bethanybaptistap.com or call the church office at 863-452-1136. F F a a i i t t h h M M i i s s s s i i o o n n a a r r y y B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , off State Road 17 North of Sebring at 1708 LaGrange Ave. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Service, 7 p.m. Deaf interpretation available. Ken Lambert, Pastor. Phone 386-5055. F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 1000 Maxwell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Sunday: Sunday School, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Wednesday: Evening Service, 7 p.m.; Children/Youth, 7 p.m. Telephone: 4534256. Fax: 453-6986. E-mail: office@apfellow ship.org; Web site, www.apfellow ship.org. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k 100 N. Lake Ave., Avon Park. Rev. Jon Beck, pastor; Charlie Parish, associate pastor/youth and families; Joy Loomis, music director; Rev. Johnattan Soltero, Hispanic pastor. Sunday Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:45 a.m.; Youth 445, 4:45 p.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Wednesday Night Supper, 5:15 p.m.; Childrens Choir, 6 p.m.; Youth Activities, 6-7:30 p.m.; Prayer Meeting/Bible Study, 6 p.m.; Worship Choir Practice, 6 p.m.; Mission Programs for Children, 6:45 p.m. Hispanic Services: Sunday school at 9:30 a.m., worship service at 11 a.m. Wednesday Bible study at 7 p .m. Sunday broadcast on Cable TV Channel 6. Call 453-6681 for details. In the heart of Avon Park, for the hearts of Avon Park. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L a a k k e e J J o o s s e e p p h h i i n n e e , 111 Lake Josephine Drive, Sebring (just off U.S. 27 midway between Sebring and Lake Placid). Your place for family, friends and faith. Sunday morning worship service is 11 a.m. Nursery is provided for both services with Childrens Church at 11 a.m. L ife changing Bible Study for all ages starts at 9:45 a.m. Associate Pastor Allen Altvater leads the youth in their quest to b ecome more like Christ. Sunday night w orship at 6 p.m. Wednesday Bible Study and Prayer meeting at 7 p.m. along with youth worship in the youth facility, and missions training for all children. Call the church at 655-1524. n F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d , K nowing Gods Heart and Sharing Gods H ope, 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (863, Website: www.fbclp.com. Email: email@example.com. Sunday services Traditional Service 9 a.m., Contemporary Service 10:30 a.m. Link Groups at 9 and 10:30 a..m., Wednesday Activities: Family dinner at 5 p.m. ($4 per person, reservations required). Prayer meeting, Youth Intersections, and MaxKidz Extreme meet a t 6:15 p.m. The church is at 119 E. Royal Palm St., Lake Placid. For information, call 465-3721 or go to www.fbclp.com. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f L L o o r r i i d d a a located right on U.S. 98 in Lorida. Sunday School begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages. Sunday worship services are at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Preschool care is provided at the 11 a.m. worship service. Wednesday evening B ible Study and Prayer meeting is at 6:30 p .m., followed by adult choir rehearsal. From September the AWANA groups meet. First Lorida is the Place to discover Gods love. For more information about the church or the ministries offered, call 655-1878. F F i i r r s s t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , S S e e b b r r i i n n g g , 200 E. Center Ave., Sebring, FL 33870. Telephone: 385-5154. Dr. Allen Higginbotham, Interim Pastor; Rev. Nuno Norberto, associate pastor, minister of music and senior adults; and Dixie Kreulen, preschool director. Group Bible Studies, 9:15 a.m.; Blended Service, 10:30 a.m.; Mision Buatista Hispana, 2 p.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs at the ROC begin 5:30 p.m., at church begin 6:30 p.m. Preschool and Mothers Day Out for children age 6 weeks to 5 years old. Call 385-4704. Website www.fbsebring.com F F l l o o r r i i d d a a A A v v e e n n u u e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 401 S. Florida Ave., Avon Park. Mailing address is 710 W. Bell St., AvonPark, FL 33825. Telephone, 453-5339. Rev. John D. Girdley, pastor. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Worship, 11 a.m.; 11 a.m. Childrens Church; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday night programs for children, youth and adults at 7 p.m. I I n n d d e e p p e e n n d d e e n n t t B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 5704 County Road 17 South, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Sunday worship, 10:30 a.m. Sunday evening, 6 p.m. Wednesday service, 7 p.m. Fundamental, soul-winning, missionminded, King James Bible Church. Larry Ruse, pastor. Phone 655-1899. Bus transportation. L L e e i i s s u u r r e e L L a a k k e e s s B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h 808 Gardenia St., Lake Placid (just off of Miller at the west end of Lake June) Where the old fashion gospel is preached. Sunday School begins at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Worship service at 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service is at 6 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting and Bible Study at 6 p.m. Call the church at 6990671 for more information. M M a a r r a a n n a a t t h h a a B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) , 35 Maranatha Blvd., Sebring, FL 33870 (A half mile east of Highlands Avenue on Arbuckle Creek Road.) Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a.m.; Evening Service, 6 p.m. Mid-week service, Wednesday, 6 p.m. Daily Prayer and Bible Study, 8 a.m., Hamman Hall. PastorG erald Webber and Associate Pastors Don Messenger and Ted Ertle. Phone 382-4301. P P a a r r k k w w a a y y F F r r e e e e W W i i l l l l B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3 413 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870. Welcome to the church where the Son always shines. Sunday School, 10 a.m.; Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m.; and Wednesday Evening Worship, 7 p.m. End-of-the-M onth-Sing at 6 p.m. on the last Sunday of each month. The Rev. J.S. Scaggs, pastor. Church phone: 382-3552. Home phone: 214-3025. Affiliated with the National Association of Free Will Baptists, Nashville, Tenn. S S p p a a r r t t a a R R o o a a d d B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , ( ( S S B B C C ) ) 4400 Sparta Road. Rev. Mark McDowell, Pastor. Sunday school, 9:45 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: P rayer/Bible Study, 6 p.m. Nursery provided. For information, call 382-0869. S S o o u u t t h h s s i i d d e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( G G A A R R B B C C ) ) , 379 S. Commerce Ave., Sebring. David C. Altman, Pastor. Sunday School for all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Morning Worship S ervice, 10:45 a.m.; Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Student ministry, 6:30 p.m.; Awana kindergarten through fifth grade, 6:30 p.m.; Adult Midweek Prayer and Bible Study, 7 p.m. A nursery for under age 3 is available at all services. Provisions for handicapped and hard-ofhearing. Office phone, 385-0752. S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , Where the Bible is Always Open. Pastor Richard Schermerhorn, 7408 Valencia Road; 6552610. Assistant Pastor Ronald Smith, 386-1610. On U.S. 98 at the Spring Lake Village II entrance. Sunday School, 9:45 a.m. for all ages; Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; Sunday Evening Worship, 6 p.m. Wednesday Mid-week Bible Study and Prayer Service, 6:30 p.m. Nursery available for all services. S S u u n n r r i i d d g g e e B B a a p p t t i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , ( ( S S B B C C ) ) 3704 Valerie Blvd. (U.S. 27 and Valerie, across from Florida Hospital), Sebring. Tim Finch, pastor. Sunday School, 9;30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship, 10:45 a.m.; and Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m. Wednesday: Prayer, Bible Study, and Youth, 6:30 p.m.Nursery provided. For information, call 382-3695 .C CA A T T H H O O L L I I C C O O u u r r L L a a d d y y o o f f G G r r a a c c e e C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 595 East Main St., AvonPark, 453-4757. Father Nicholas McLoughlin, pastor. Saturday Vigil Mass is 4 p.m. in English and 7 p.m. in Spanish; Sunday mass 8 and 10:30 a.m. in English. Weekday mass at 8 a.m. Confessions are at 3:30 p.m. Saturday. Religious Education Classes are 9-10:20 a.m. Sunday for grades K through 8th. Confirmation class is from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. Youth Nights grades 6th and up, 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday. S S t t . C C a a t t h h e e r r i i n n e e C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 820 Hickory St., Sebring. Parrish office/mailing address: 882 Bay St., Sebring, FL 33870, 385-0049, 385-6762 (Spanish fax, 385-5169; email, firstname.lastname@example.org ; website, www.stcathe.com School Office/Mailing, Principal Dr. Anna V. Adam, 747 S. Franklin St., Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7300; fax, 385-7310; email email@example.com School office hours 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Clergy: Very Rev. Jos Gonzlez, V.F., firstname.lastname@example.org or 385-0049; Parochial Vicar, Rev. Victor Caviedes, 385-3993; Assisting Priest (retired), Rev. J. Peter Sheehan; Decons, Rev. Mr. James R. McGarry and Rev. Mr. Max M. Severe. WEEKEND MASS SCHEDULE: Saturday: -4 p.m.; Sunday 8 and 10 a.m., 12 p.m. (Spanish.m. (Holy Family Youth Center), every third Sunday of the month at 2 p.m. (French Mass Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. Saturday at 9 a.m. Sacrament of Reconcilliation: 7:15-7:45 a.m. first Friday, 2:30-3:15 p.m. Saturday and 99:45 a.m. Sunday. Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. S S t t . J J a a m m e e s s C C a a t t h h o o l l i i c c C C h h u u r r c c h h , 3380 P lacidview Drive, Lake Placid, 465-3215. F ather Michael J. Cannon. Mass schedule: S ummer (May 1 to Oct. 31 Vigil, 4 p.m.; Sunday 8 a.m. and 9:30 a.m.; Weekdays, 9 a.m. December thru Easter Saturday, 4 p.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.; Weekdays 9 a.m.; and Holy Days 8 a.m., 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m., first Saturday at 9 a.m.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N C C o o r r n n e e r r s s t t o o n n e e C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h (Saxon Hall)1850 US 27 South, Avon Park, FL 33825. Love Christ Love People. Bill Raymond, Preaching Minister. Jon Carter, Music Minister. Sunday, 9 a.m. Bible Study; 10 a.m. Worship; Communion available each week. Wednesday, 7 p.m. Home Fellowship Group. For more information call 453-8929 or 449-0203. E E a a s s t t s s i i d d e e C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 101 Peace Ave., Lake Placid, FL 33852 (two miles east of U.S. 27 on County Road 621), 465-7065. Ray Culpepper, senior pastor. Sunday: Bible classes, 9 a.m.; Worship Celebration with the Lords Supper each week 10:15 a.m. Thelma Hall, organist; and Pat Hjort, pianist. Wednesday: Praise and Prayer, 6:30 p.m.; Building Gods Kingdom for Everyone. Jesus Christ, the Way, Truth and LifAlive and Worth t he Drive! S S e e b b r r i i n n g g C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , 4 514 H ammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872. Tod S chwingel, Preacher; Josh Knabel (812618-7118), Youth Pastor. Sunday Worship, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday School, 11 a.m.; Sunday Youth Service, 6 p.m; Evening service at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday night meals, 5:30 p.m. followed by classes at 6:30 p.m. Changing Seasons, a mens grief support group, meets at 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. Thursdays. Office hours, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday. Phone 382-6676. F F i i r r s s t t C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( D D i i s s c c i i p p l l e e s s o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t ) ) 510 Poinsettia Avenue, (corner of Poinsettia and Eucalyptus), Sebring, FL 33870. Phone: 385-0358 or 385-3435. The Rev. Ronald Norton, Pastor; Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Praise Breakfast, 10 a..m., Morning Worship, 10:30 a.m.; Childrens Church, 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Praise and Worship, 6:45 p.m. Youth Fellowship, 7:15 p.m.; Midweek Bible Study, 7:15 p.m.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N & & M M I I S S S S I I O O N N A A R R Y Y A A L L L L I I A A N N C C E E The A A l l l l i i a a n n c c e e C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f S S e e b b r r i i n n g g , 4451 Sparta Road, Sebring, FL 33875. Call 382-1343. Rev. Steve Hagen, pastor. Sunday services: Sunday School meets at 9:30 a.m.; Sunday Morning Worship Service meets at 10:30 a.m.; Sunday Evening Bible Study meets at 6 p.m. (off site); Wednesday Prayer Gathering meets at 6 p.m.C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N S S C C I I E E N N C C E E C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n S S c c i i e e n n c c e e C C h h u u r r c c h h , 154 N. Franklin St. Sunday: 10:30 a.m. morning worship and Sunday school. Testimonial meetings at 4 p.m. each second and fourth Wednesday. A free public reading room/bookstore, located in the church, is open before and after church services. The Bible and the Christian Science textbook, Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures by Mary Baker Eddy are our only preachers. All are welcome to come and partake of the comfort, guidance, support and healing found in the lessonsermons.C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F B B R R E E T T H H R R E E N N C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e B B r r e e t t h h r r e e n n 700 S. Pine St., Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday: Church School, 9 a.m.; Morning Worship, 10:15 a .m. Wednesday: Temple Choir, 7:30 p.m. P hone 385-1597.C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 2 00 S. F orest Ave.,Avon Park, FL 33825. Minister: Don Smith. Sunday Worship Services, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Nursery facilities are available at every service. Bible Study: Sunday, 9:30 a.m. and Wednesday, 7 p.m. Bible centered classes for all ages. Church phone: 453-4692. L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 1069 Hwy 27 North, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Mailing address is P.O. Box 1440, Lake Placid, FL 33862. Sunday morning worship is at 10 a.m. Sunday evening worship is 6 p.m. Bible class 9 a.m. Sundays and Wednesday evenings at 7 p.m. All are invited to join us. For more information, c all the church at 863-465-4636 or visit t he website www.thelordsway.com/lakep lacidcofc/. S S e e b b r r i i n n g g P P a a r r k k w w a a y y C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t , 3800 Sebring Parkway, Sebring, FL 33870; 385-7443. Minister: Kevin Patterson. Times of service are: Sunday Bible Class, 9 a.m.; Sunday Worship Service, 10 a.m.; Sunday Evening Service, 6 p.m.; Wednesday Bible Class, 7 p.m. C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F G G O O D D C C h h u u r r c c h h o o n n t t h h e e R R i i d d g g e e , Church of God, Anderson, Ind.; 1130 State Road 17 North, Sebring, FL 33870. Worship Service Sunday, 10 a.m.; Bible Study and Prayer, Wednesday, 7 p.m. Pastor Dr. Collet Varner, (863C C H H U U R R C C H H O O F F N N A A Z Z A A R R E E N N E E F F i i r r s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e N N a a z z a a r r e e n n e e o o f f A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k , P.O. Box 1118., AvonPark, FL 33825-1118. 707 W. Main St. Randall Rupert, Pastor. Sunday: Sunday school begins at 9:45 a.m. for all ages; morning worship at 10:45 a.m.; and evening service at 6 p.m. Wednesday evening service is at 7 p.m. with special services for children and adults. Special services once a month for seniors (Prime Time) and Ladies ministries. If you need any more information, call 453-4851. F F i i r r s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h o o f f t t h h e e N N a a z z a a r r e e n n e e o o f f L L a a k k e e P P l l a a c c i i d d , 512 W. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid, FL 33852. Sunday school, 9:30 a.m.; Morning worship, 10:45 a.m.; Evening service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening, 7 p.m. Classes for adult children and youth. Call 465-6916. Pastor Tim Taylor.C C H H U U R R C C H H E E S S O O F F C C H H R R I I S S T T I I N N C C H H R R I I S S T T I I A A N N U U N N I I O O N N C C o o m m m m u u n n i i t t y y B B i i b b l l e e C C h h u u r r c c h h C C h h u u r r c c h h e e s s o o f f C C h h r r i i s s t t i i n n C C h h r r i i s s t t i i a a n n U U n n i i o o n n , (Orange Blossom Conference Center) 1400 C-17A North (truck routePark. Presenting Jesus Christ as the answer for time and eternity. Sunday morning worship service, 10:30 a.m. Nursery provided. Junior Church activities at same time for K-6 grade. Sunday School Bible hour (all ages), 9:30 a.m. (Transportation available.) Sunday evening praise and worship service, 6 p.m. Wednesday evening prayer service, 7 p.m. Children and youth activities at 7 p.m. Wednesday. Everyone is welcome, please come worship with us. Tom Schwankweiler, Pastor. Phone 453-6052.PLACESTOWORSHIP Stop. Look. Listen. A good name is to be chosenr ather than great riches (Proverbs 22:1good name is better than precious ointment (Ecclesiastes 7:1 These words of Divine wis-d om stress the value of a good reputation as the disciple lives daily for Truth, the cause of Christ. Various names bring diff erent emotions/reactions: Adolph Hitler, Bin Laden, Jezebel, Judas, Nehemiah, David, Timothy, Ruth, Dorcas, Mary, and of course, Jesus, the Christ. You proba-b ly have a list of your own. Why different reactions? B ecause of their reputation ... good/positive or bad/negative. The memory of ther ighteous is blessed, but the name of the wicked will rot ( Proverbs 10:7). What is in a good name? Each person wears three names. The first is the one given to us at birth. The second is the family name we inherit. The third is then ame/reputation we make for ourselves. We have complete control of number three. Our name is not just how we are called, but how we arek nown. True wealth is not found in gold, silver or other tangible forms of treasure. It is found in the possession of a reputation of honor,i ntegrity and justice. (Author unknown it this way: But let your esbe Yes,and your For whatever is more than these is from thee vil one" (Matthew 5:37 Your word, i.e. name/reputat ion is your bond. Who is going to cry at your funeral? You might bea sking ... what does this have to do with a good n ame? Athaliah, daughter of Ahab and Jezebel, a worshipper of Baal, a murderer and a usurper of the throne, died/murdered. So all the people of the land rejoiced; and the city was quiet, fort hey had slain Athaliah with the sword in the kings house (2 Kings 11:20). Now, contrast this to King Josiah's death and the peo-p lesreaction: ...And all Judah and Jerusalem mourned for Josiah (2 Chronicles 35:24). Consider the reaction to Stephens death as he boldly pro-c laimed the gospel of Christ: And devout men carried S tephen to his burial, and made great lamentation over him (Acts 8:2o bvious why the different reactions to these deaths: r eputation i.e. good or bad name. There is one example that really brings this subject home: Dorcas. We read about her in Acts 9:36-41. Note carefully the following: all the widows stood by him (Peter ing the tunics and garments which Dorcas had made while she was with them.T hese actions/works/deeds speak louder than any words regarding her reputation. good name is to be chosen rather than greatr iches. Why? Listen to the Master Teacher: Do not lay up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moth and rust destroy and where thieves break in and steal;b ut lay up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where n either moth nor rust destroys and where thieves do not break in and steal( Matthew 6:19,20). Now learn from the preacher in E cclesiastes 5:13, There is a severe evil which I have seen under the sun: Riches kept for their owner to his hurt. What is the solution? The Holy Spirits instruction to Timothy (First Timothy6 :17-19) answers the preachers problem, Command those who are rich in this present age not to be haughty, nor to trust inu ncertain riches but in the living God, who gives us richly all things to enjoy. Let them do good, that they be rich in good works, ready tog ive, willing to share, storing up for themselves a good foundation for the time to come, that they may lay hold of eternal life. Another of Pauls many e xhortations to young Timothy, his son in the faith, i s First Timothy 4:12: Let no one despise your youth, but be an example to theb elievers in word, in conduct, in love, in spirit, in f aith, in purity. He encouraged Timothy to maintain and exemplify a good reputation among the Christians in Ephesus and beyond in six ways: by what you say (word, conversation,s peech), what you do (conduct, action, deeds), in love (active affection to all), in attitude (spiritual mind faith (faithfulness in allt hings) and purity (thought). The word example means model, pattern, mold. Timothy and each disciple are to set an example/moldo f good living that others could follow. They demonstrate a pattern of godliness that reinforces the message they preached/teach. Therefore, they developeda nd maintained a good name ... a good reputation. R emember, Agood name is to be chosen rather than great riches. F rank Parker can be contacted at email@example.com/. Guest columns are the opinions o f the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun staff. The Bible teaches that a good name is priceless Religion Guest Column Frank Parker
C M Y K www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 5, 2013Page B9 E E P P I I S S C C O O P P A A L L S S t t . A A g g n n e e s s E E p p i i s s c c o o p p a a l l C C h h u u r r c c h h 3840 Lakeview Drive, Sebring, FL 33870. Sunday Services: Holy Eucharist Rite I 7:45 a.m., Holy Eucharist Rite II 10 a.m.M idweek service on Wednesday at 6 p.m. Sunday School for all ages at 9 a.m. The nursery is open 8:45 a.m. until 15 minutes after the 10 a.m. service ends. Wednesday: Adult Bible study, 9:30 a.m. V isitors 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 R oad, Lake Placid, FL 33852. Phone: 465-0051. Rev. Elizabeth L. Nelson, Rector. Sunday Worship, 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday evening: Holy Communion with Healing Service, 6 p.m. Thursday: Holy Communion with healing service,9 a.m. Child care available at the 8 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Sunday service. 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 wor-s hip service at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Youth activities, 6:30 p.m. W ednesdays. The Way is a church family who gathers for contemporary worship, teaching of Gods Word, prayer and fellowship.C ome 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 ) ) , 1 178 S.E. Lakeview Drive., Sebring. David Thoresen, Deacon, Spiritual Leader, on first, third and fifth Sunday each month, and Rev. Jefferson Cox on the second and fourth Sunday of each month. Jim Helwig, organist/choir director. Worship service at 9:30 a.m.; Holy Eucharist is every Sunday. Coffee hour on the first and third Sunday of each month. Council meeting on the first Tuesday of month; Ladies Group WELCA meets at noon second Tuesday of month with lunch. Bring a dish to pass. Labyrinth Prayer Garden open seven days a week to congretation and community. Come grow with us. Phone 385-0797. C C h h r r i i s s t t L L u u t t h h e e r r a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h A A v v o o n n P P a a r r k k L L C C M M S S , 1320 County Road 64, 1/2 mile east of Avon Park High School past the four-way stop sign. Sunday Divine Worship is at 10 a.m. Holy Communion is celebrated every week with traditional 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. Reverend Robert Reinhardt, Pastor. Church phone: 385-7848, Faith Child Development Center, 385-3232. Sunday Traditional Worship Service, 8 a.m.; Sunday Praise Worship Service, 10:30 a.m. Communion is served the first, third and fifth Sunday of the month. Sunday school and Bible classes, 9:15 a.m. Worship service is broadcast at 8 a.m. on WITS 1340 AM each Sunday. Educational opportunities include weekly adult Bible studies. Faiths C loset 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 Service each second, fourth and fifth Sunday. Seasonal mid-week services Wednesday evenings during Lent and Advent. Call churcho ffice for additional Worship times and special holiday services. Other activities and groups include: Choirs; Ladies Guild and LWML; Mens Fellowship Group, S mall Group Bible Studies as scheduled; Trinity Tots Pre-school, Youth Group activities (call for m eeting 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 H ammock Road, Sebring, FL 3 3872. Sunday: American Sign Language: First Worship sermon, songs signed first and second Worship services. First Worship service, 9 a.m.; Second Worship service, 10:45 a.m. Nursery (up to 2 years old) and Sunday school 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, 6:15p .m. Todd Patterson, pastor; Andy McQuaid, associate pastor. Web site www.bfcsebring.com. Church office 385-1024. C C a a l l v v a a r r y y C C h h u u r r c c h h , 1825 Hammock Road, Sebring, FL 33872; 386-4900. An independent community church. Sunday morning worship, 10 a.m.; Bible study, 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, firstname.lastname@example.org. Casey L. Downing, associate minister, email@example.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 Plaza at 2349 U.S. 27 South, Sebring, FL 33870. Pastors Leroy and JoAnn Taylor the public to w orship on Sundays at 11 a.m. for Praise & Worship and on Wednesdays at 7 p.m. for Bible study and prayer. Children classes are available for all services. Ministries for youth, men and women are held throughout the m onth. Please attend these Spiritfilled 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, m eets at 3005 New Life Way. Coffee at 9:30 a.m.; Worship at1 0 a.m. Nursery and Kids World classes. Small groups meet throughout the week. Church phone is 402-1684; Pastor Bruce A. Linhart. T T h h e e L L o o r r d d s s S S e e n n t t i i n n e e l l F F e e l l l l o o w w s s h h i i p p C C h h u u r r c c h h 148 E. Interlake Blvd., Lake Placid (at Lake Placid Christian School), Pastor Juanita Folsom. Sunday morning service, 10:30 a.m.; Monday, Sentinel School of Theology, 7 p.m.;C hurch service, Tuesday, 7 p.m. More information atw 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 is at 6:30 p.m. Saturday with Pastor Tiger Gullett. Sunday traditional worship service is at 7:45 a.m. and 9 a.m. Contemporary Sunday worship service is at 10:45 a.m. Nursery and childrens church on Saturday nightes and 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sundays. Breakfast and lunch menus at Solid Grounds. Senior Pastor is Bill Breylinger. Office: 453-3345. Web page at www.weareunion.org U U n n i i t t y y L L i i f f e e E E n n r r i i c c h h m m e e n n t t C C e e n n t t r r e e , new location, 10417 Orange Blossom Blvd. S., Sebring, FL 33875; 471-1122; e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: email@example.com ; 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: firstname.lastname@example.org, Rev. Darrell A. P eer, pastor. Sunday School, all ages, 9:30 a.m.; Worship Service, 11 a.m. Youth Group (middle school and high school age), 3:306:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Wednesday: Adult Bible Study, 10:30 a.m. Nursery available during worship. C all the church office for more information and other classes. F F i i r r s s t t P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h , A A R R P P , www.fpclp.com, 117 N. Oak Ave., Lake Placid, 465-2742. The Rev. Ray Cameron, senior pastor; the Rev. Drew Severance, associate pastor. Sunday Traditional Worship, 9 a.m.; Contemporary Worship, 11 a.m.; Sunday School, 10:10 a.m. Wednesday evenings: A dult small group Bible Sstudy 7 p.m. (Nursery available), Youth G roup 6-12th grades) 7 p.m., nursery and childrens ministry, 7 p .m. Family Biblical Counseling available by appointment. S S p p r r i i n n g g L L a a k k e e P P r r e e s s b b y y t t e e r r i i a a n n C C h h u u r r c c h h ( ( U U S S A A ) ) , 5887 U.S. 98, Sebring, FL 33876. Sunday School, 9 a.m.; Worship Service, 10 a.m. Session meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month, September throughJune. Board of Deacons meet at 5:30 p.m. first Monday of the month. Choir rehearses at 7 p.m. each Wednesday, September through April. Presbyterian Women meet at 10 a.m. the third Thursday of the month. Organist: Richard Wedig. Choir Director: Suzan Wedig. Church phone, 655-0713; e-mail, email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org, Sabbath School, 9:30 a.m S aturday. 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 and lunch, noon. Tuesday: Bible study, 6:30 p.m.; and Womens Ministries, 7 p.m. Wednesday: Youth Ministries, 4 p.m. All meetings are at 120 N. Ridgewood A ve., Sebring. For more information, visit the Web site www.salvat ionarmysebring.com or call Major Bruce Stefanik at 385-7548, ext. 110. U U N N I I T T E E D D M M E E T T H H O O D D I I S S T T F F i i r r s s t t U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 105 S. Pine St., Sebring,FL 33870. The Rev. A.C. Bryant, pastor. Traditional Worship Service at 8:10 and 10:50 a.m. in the sanctuary, Contemporary Worship in the FLC at 9:30 a.m. Sunday School at 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. Methodist Youth Fellowship at 5:30 p.m. Sundays with Rick Heilig, youth director. The 10:55 a.m. Sunday worship service is broadcast over WITS 1340 on AM dial. There is a nursery available at all services. F F i i r r s s t t U U n n i i t t e e d d M M e e t t h h o o d d i i s s t t C C h h u u r r c c h h , 200 S. Lake Ave., Avon Park, FL 33825. (863 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,3 3852. Rev. John A. Bryant, pastor. Rev. Claude H.L. Burnett, pastoral assistant. Rev. Jerry McCauley, visitation pastor. Sunday worship services: Worship Service, 8:30 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. Sunday School, 9:30 a.m. Loving n ursery 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 Associated PressBERNALILLO, N.M. Along the irrigation canal that cuts through this centuries-old New Mexico town,a small group of churchgoers gathers to recite the rosary before tossing rose petals into the water. Remnants of a tradition t hat stretches back to the days of Spanish explorers, the humble offerings are aimed at blessing this years meager irrigation season and easing a relentless droughtt hat continues to march across New Mexico and m uch of the western half of the U.S. From the heart of New M exico to West Texas and Oklahoma, the pressures of d rought have resulted in a resurgence of faith from Christian preachers and Catholic priests encouraging prayer processions toA merican Indian tribes using their closely guarded traditions in an effort to coax Mother Nature to deliver some much needed rain. O n Sunday, congregations across eastern New Mexico and West Texas are planning a day of prayer for moisture and rain. ere worried, but were m aintaining our traditional ways and cultural ways. T ogether we pray, and individually we pray, said Peter Pino, administrator of ZiaP ueblo. We havent lost hope in the spiritual world, t hat theyll be able to provide us resources throughout the year. ere not giving up. Thats pretty much all wec an do at this point. In its wake, the drought has left farmland idle, herds of cattle have been decimated, the threat of wildfire hasi ntensified and cities are thinking twice about the sustainability of their water supplies. In New Mexico, the renewed interest in thed ivine and the tension with Mother Nature stems from n early three years of hot, dry weather. There are spots around the state that havef allen behind in rainfall by as much as 24 inches, causi ng rivers to run dry and reservoirs to dip to record low levels. In neighboring Texas and Oklahoma, the story is nod ifferent. The faithful gathered Wednesday night in Oklahoma City to recite a collection of Christian,M uslim and Jewish prayers for the years first worship service dedicated to rain. The Catholic bishop in Lubbock is planning a special Mass at a local farm int wo weeks so that farmers can have their seeds and soil b lessed. The archbishop of New Mexicos largest diocese has turned to theI nternet and social media to urge parishioners to pray. Religion Long drought across the West spurs resurgence of all kinds of faith M CT Years of drought have had a huge impact on farmers from T exas west to the Rocky Mountains.
C M Y K Special to the News-SunSEBRING Tickets are now on sale for the upcom-i ng performance of David Roth on at 7:30 p.m.Friday, May 10. This concert is the last of the Winter/Spring ConcertS eries presented at Unitys Life Enrichment Centre, 10417 S. Orange BlossomB lvd. Roth strikes many chords, hearts, and minds with hisu nique songs, offbeat observations, moving stories, s ense of the hilarious, and powerful singing and subject matter. A s singer, songwriter, recording artist, keynote s peaker, workshop leader, and instructor, Roth has earned top honors at premier songwriter competitions Kerrville, Texas and F alcon Ridge, N.Y. and taken his m usic, experience, and expertise to aw ide variety of venues in t his and other countries full t ime for more than two decades. Roths songs havef ound their way to Carnegie Hall, the United Nations, several Chicken Soup for the Soul books, theK ennedy Center, Peter, Paul, & Mary concerts, N ASAs Goddard Space Center.His song Rocket Science went up on the Space ShuttleA tlantiss May 2009 mission to repair the Hubble Telescope. Having traveled the world, this classic folk singer andC hicago native (plus twotime national anthem singer for the NBAs MichaelJ ordan-era Bulls) has garnered accolades for his performances, workshops, writ-i ng, and recordings. The BOSE Corporation includes Taller Than My Hair and Five Blind Men on their best of new folk compilations, and several of Davidss ongs also appear in Barbara Glanzs business best-selling books Care Packages for the Workplace (McGrawHill), Care Packages for theH ome (Andrews-McMeel What Can I Do (Lutheran Voices), and The SimpleT ruths of Appreciation (with Ken Blanchard This event has limited s eating available.Tickets are available at:Alligator Pack a nd Ship, 4200 Sebring Parkway;Halos Hair Designs, 2914 SpartaR oad;The Greater Sebring Chamber of C ommerce, 227 U.S. 27. Toreserve email@example.com call 4711122. S uggested ticket price is $15 each, but no one w ill be turned away. Page B10News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013www.newssun.com SFSC-COMMUNITY RELATIONS; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, corporate education; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 8 8 4 4 TOBACCO FREE/BETHANY COZ; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, may ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 8 8 4 4 C hateau Elan Hotel; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black plus three; process, mother's day; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 9 9 2 2Folk artist David Roth to be on stage at Unity Centre on Friday Entertainment
C M Y K Splashing, playing, s wimming, diving and sliding are just a few of the antics you may see rivero tters performing in the course of a day. These a dorable, furry creatures rely on a healthy, clean water supply since they area dapted to spending the majority of their lives in water. Their webbed feet as w ell as long, thick tails quickly propel them t hrough the water. Since they eat mainly crustaceans, fish, and amphibians, they need to see under the water as theyh unt. They have eyes that allow them to see above and under the water. Nostrils close up when they submerge, allowing them to swim underwater without getting liquid up theirn oses. They also have excellent hearing and sense o f smell. Whiskers are sensitive to touch and allow them to find food on the waters bottom. Because they spend most o f their lives in the water, pollution of water bodies is a huge concern for these animals. Otters were once found all over NorthA merica. When the Europeans settled here and started to clear the land for development, the otters habitat began to diminish. The use of pesticides and fertilizers has also contributed to the decline of the otter. Since otters are at the top of the food chain, if their prey has been exposed to chemicals, they are affected. By the early 1980s, 11 states reported no otter population and 13 states reported very few otter populations. River otters require a large amount of space. Throughout a year, an otter may occupy 50 or more miles of a stream. River otters are active all year and are usually most lively from early evening through early morning. They are fast in the water but they are even faster on land and can run up to 15l8 mph. Adult otters dont have many natural enemies, especially while in the water. However, juvenile otters are vulnerable to predators such as the fox, wolf and raptors. Unfortunately, most otter deaths are caused by humans as well as water pollution. These lively creatures d ig dens, which are called holts. The holts main entrance will most likely be underwater and lead to a small space above the water. Holts are generally dug into a riverbank or hol-l ow log and have several holes placed to allow air in. T he mother otter will have her young within these holts, where they will remain for several months. Historically the North A merican River Otter was sought after for its beautiful pelt, which is waterproof. The fur of the otter allows it to regulate itst emperature. The color of the pelts range from grey and white to brown and black. Swimming at an average speed of seven miles per hour, otters are stealth-like and make hardly a splash or ripple. They can stay under water for up to two minutes and are also excellent divers. They also communicate with their noses by smelling marked territories. When they do speak to one another it is usually with chirps, chuckles, grunts, whistles and screams. River otters are usually small animals that can reach about four feet in length and weigh around 30 pounds. Even though they are not very big, their appetite is quite large and they can consume up to 25 percent of their body weight daily. They spend about five hours a day searching for food. Otters are quite vocal and very communicative w ith each other. They often touch noses when greeting each other. They seem toe njoy every minute of their playful lives and often s eem quite animated and friendly.We could all take a lesson from this joyful c reature whose main goal seems to be eating and playing. Corine Burgess is and Environmental Specialist for t he Highlands County Parks and Natural Resources D epartment. Guest columns are the opinion of the writer, not necessarily those of the News-Sun. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 5, 2013Page B11 COCHRAN BROTHERS ROOFING; 5.542"; 3"; Black; may ads; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 5 5 7 7 8 8 SEBRING PAIN MANAGMENT; 3.639"; 4"; Black; 5/5,19; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 8 8 0 0 CROSSWORDSOLUTION Special to the News-SunALTAMONTE SPRINGS The Wohl family owns the 5,200-acre Rafter TR anch in Highlands County in a family corporation with 17 shareholders and 10 heirs, with more heirs on the way. As a result, Jimmy Wohl says the ability to pass ranchp roperty to future generations can be difficult, costly a nd, in some situations, require piecemeal sale of property. That is one of ther easons he is so pleased to put a conservation easement o n a portion of his ranch. Easements over important habitat on 1,064 acres of Rafter Tand on the 318-acre Miller Tract, both inH ighlands County, were acquired Friday by The N ature Conservancy and U.S. Air Force. The easements will not o nly help keep these ranches w hole, they will save important con-s ervation land like rare scrub, help wildlife l ike Florida panther and b lack bear, replenish water supplies, and protect the military missiono f the Avon Park Air Force Range. Like the Wohls, the Millers will use the easement proceedst o help maintain their r anching lifestyle and enhance the management of their cattleo peration. The easements were bought using funds awardedt o Highlands County through a state funded Defense Infrastructure Grant (DIG and federally funded Readiness and Environment Protection Initiative (REPI1. Development of the protected working cattle ranches might have compromised the mission of the Range or interfered with training and testing, as well as impacted numerous plant and animal species. Easements are an economical way of protecting Floridas most critical resources while allowing the landowner to own and manage the land. Cattle ranching provides a very low return on investment, which makes it difficult to pay inheritance taxes or dividends to shareholders, Wohl said. ith the easement placed on the property, we have some liquidity. Furthermore, this easement prevents any subdividing of the property and requires the natural communities be preserved and managed. e are forever grateful to The Nature Conservancy and Department of Defense for providing this opportunity. Not only are we providing assurances that the men and women who protect this country will always have the Avon Park Air Force Range to practice their skills, but we also have assurances that the owners of Rafter T Ranch continue to preserve the Florida ranching heritage and the gifts which MotherN ature has graciously bestowed upon us, said Wohl, a recent recipient of a stewardship award from Audubon of Florida. These win-win-win partn erships allow us to preserve habitat, protect F loridas ranching heritage and prevent incompatible development adjacent tob ases, said Greg Knecht, The Nature Conservancys d irector of protection in Florida. e look forward to working with the military whenever we can, since ourF lorida bases contain acres and acres of native habitat c ritical for a variety of important species. The establishment of t hese easements will facilitate m inimum encroachment to Avon Park AirF orce Range ensuring our warfighters are a ble to obtain the most realistic t raining we can provide, said Lt. Col. Paul Neidhardt, commander, AvonP ark Air Force Range. Not only will the easements provide a buffer for our training, they will alsoh elp preserve the Florida environm ent by providing habitats for threatened and endangered species. A long with the Conservancy and the Range, a variety of partners played vitalr oles in the coordinated effort to protect these ranchlands, including the Department of Defense, Central Florida Regional Planning Council, who worked with Highlands County, Enterprise Florida and the State of Florida. Thanks to support from Enterprise Florida, Inc., the United States Air Force, and Highlands County, these conservation easements will permanently protect the public, the military training mission of the Range, and enable the landowners to continue their ranching activities, said Central Florida Regional Planning Council program director Helen Sears. This is a great example of how the Defense Infrastructure Grant program has been successfully utilized in protecting our military installations and, through this partnership, allowed for the continued protection of the surrounding environment, said Secretary of Commerce Gray Swoope, who also serves as president & CEO of Enterprise Florida. Strong actions like this exemplify Floridas commitment to being the most military-friendly state in the nation. Easements to help ranching families, wildlife and military Outdoors Jimmy Wohl local rancherNot only are w e providing assurances that the men a nd women who protect t his country w ill always have t he Avon Park Air Force Range to practice their skills, but we also have assurances that the owners of Rafter T Ranch continue to preserve the Florida ranching heritage and the gifts which Mother Nature has graciously bestowed upon us. Base-buffering funding to keep habitat natural River otters spend most of their time eating and playing News From The Watershed C orine Burgess Things you otter know Otters are related to weasels, minks, badgers and wolverines. They are known as Mustelids, which all have scent glands they use to mark territory. River otters can stay underwater for up to eight minutes and can close theire ars and nostrils to keep water out. They can also dive to a depth of 60 feet! River otters primarily e at fish. They are also known to eat whatever is easiest to find, like crustaceans, mollusks, insects,b irds, oysters, shellfish, crabs, crayfish, frogs, r odents, turtles and aquatic invertebrates. River otters live in all types of habitats. The only consistency with these h abitats is accessible high q uality water and an abund ant food supply. A river otter will only settle in a location with sufficient coverage, usuallyv egetation or structures such as rock piles. River otters are very playful animals and can very often be seen playing games. Social groups aret ypically made up of adult f emales and their pups. H owever, there are also groups of individual males. Otters mate from December to April and will have two to three pups. Courtesy photo Even though river otters are not big animals, their appetite is quite large and they can c onsume up to 25 percent of their body weight daily. 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C M Y K By ANNE DINNOCENZIO A PRetail WriterNEWYORK You can recycle your waste, grow your own food and drive a fuel-efficient car. But beings ocially responsible isnt so easy when it comes to the clothes on your back. Take Jason and Alexandra Lawrence of Lyons, Colo. The couple eat locally grownf ood that doesnt have to be transported from far-flung s tates. They fill up their diesel-powered Volkswagen and Dodge pickup with veg-e table-based oil. They even bring silverware to a nearby c offeehouse to avoid using the shops plastic utensils. But when it comes to making sure that their clothes are made in factoriest hat are safe for workers, the couple fall short. Clothing is one of our more challenging practices, says Jason Lawrence, 35,w ho mostly buys secondhand. I dont want to travel a round the world to see where my pants come from. Last weeks building coll apse in Bangladesh that killed hundreds of clothing factory workers put a spotl ight on the sobering fact that people in poor countries o ften risk their lives working in unsafe factories to make the cheap T-shirts and underwear that Westerners covet. The disaster, which comes a fter a fire in another Bangladesh factory killed 112 people last November, also highlights something just as troubling for socially conscious shoppers: Its nearly impossible to makes ure the clothes you buy come from factories with s afe working conditions. Very few companies sell clothing thats so-called ethically made, or marketed as being made in factoriest hat maintain safe working conditions. In fact, ethically made clothes make up a tiny fraction of 1 percent of the overall $1 trillion globalf ashion industry. And with a few exceptions, such as the 250-store clothing chain American Apparel Inc., most arent national brands. Its even more difficult to figure out if your clothes are made in safe factories if y oure buying from retailers that dont specifically market their clothes as ethically made. Thats because major chains typically use a com-p lex web of suppliers in countries such as Bangladesh, which often contract business to other factories. That means the retailers themselves donta lways know the origin of clothes when theyre made overseas. And even a Made in U SA label only provides a small amount of assurance for a socially conscious shopper. For instance, maybe the tailors who assembled the skirt may have had good working conditions. But thef abric might have been woven overseas by people w ho do not work in a safe environment. For the consumer, its virtually impossible to know whether the product was m anufactured in safe conditions, says Craig Johnson, president of Customer Growth Partners, a retail consultancy. For U.S.-madel abels, you have good assurance, but the farther you get away from the U.S., the less confidence you have. To be sure, most global retailers have standards forw orkplace safety in the factories that make their c lothes. And the companies typically require that contractors and subcontractorsf ollow these guidelines. But policing factories around the w orld is a costly, time-consuming process thats difficult to manage. In fact, there were five factories alone in the build-i ng that collapsed in Bangladesh last week. They p roduced clothing for big name retailers including British retailer Primark,C hildrens Place and Canadian company Loblaw I nc., which markets the Joe Fresh clothing line. I have seen factories in ( Bangladesh and other countries), and I know how difficult it is to monitor the fact ories to see they are safe, says Walter Loeb, a New Y ork-based retail consultant. And some experts say that retailers have little incentive to be more proactive and do more because the public isntp ushing them to do so. Americas Research Group, which interviews 10,000 to 15,000 consumersa week mostly on behalf of retailers, says that even in the aftermath of two deadlyt ragedies in Bangladesh, shoppers seem more conc erned with fit and price than whether their clothes were made in factories where workers are safe and m ake reasonable wages. C. Britt Beemer, chairman o f the firm, says when he polls shoppers about their biggest concerns, they rarely mention where something is made or abuses in thef actories in other countries. e have seen no cons umer reaction to any charges about harmful working conditions, he says. T om Burson, 49, certainly is focused more on price and q uality when hes shopping. Burson says that if someone told him that a brand of j eans is made in sweatshops by 8-year-olds, he wouldnt buy it. But he says, overall, there is no practical way for him to trace where his pantsw ere made. I am looking for value, says Burson, a management consultant who lives in Ashburn, Va. I am not cal-l ous and not unconcerned about the conditions of the w orkers. Its just that when I a m standing in a clothing store and am comparing two p airs of pants, theres nothing I can do about it. I need the pants. In light of the recent disasters, though, some expertsa nd retailers say things are slowly changing. They say m ore shoppers are starting to pay attention to labels and w here their clothes are made. S wati Argade, a clothing designer who promotes her Bhoomki boutique in the Brooklyn borough of New York City as ethically fash-i oned, says people have been more conscious about w here their clothes come from. Page B12News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013www.newssun.com church page; 5.542"; 7.1"; Black; church page dummy; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 6 6 4 4 0 0 0 0 grad; 5.542"; 10.5"; Black; grad dummy 2013; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 4 4 1 1 2 2 DR. PALOSKY, D.D., ERIC; 3.639"; 3"; Black; may a ds; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 1 1 0 0 D R. LEE, IKE; 3.639"; 2"; Black; 5/5/13; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 6 6 8 8 7 7 Shopping ETHICAL CLOTHING S hoppers struggle t o find garments made under safe working conditions M CT Maria Robles does trimming in the sewing department at the American Apparel factory in L os Angeles, Calif. The company is one of the few safe factories that has a name as a national brand. Craig Johnson r etail consultantF or the consumer, its v irtually i mpossible to know whether t he product was manufactured in safe c onditions. For U.S.-made labels, you have g ood assurance, but the farther you get away f rom the U.S., the less confidence you h ave.
C M Y K M etro News ServiceAries (March 21-April 20) Aries, you may feel like you need to move faster to get ahead, but the oppositei s true this week. Slow down and focus on the details and you will benefit. Taurus (April 21-May 21) Taurus, though the first few days of the week may seem disastrous, hang in there and you will find things will turn around quite quickly. Gemini (May 22-June 21) Gemini, sometimes you have to make some noise to be heard, which may seem out of character for you. If the cause is that important, you will do what is necessary. Cancer(June 22-July 22 Cancer, you cant get enough of a certain thing, but you may need to pace yourself. Otherwise your interest may start to wane. Asurprise situation arises on Thursday. Leo (July 23-Aug. 23 Leo, there are things you need to say to a particular person in your life. But you do not know how to express your opinions in a way thats easy to understand. Speak from the heart. Virgo (Aug. 24-Sept. 22 You may be feeling a bit under the weather this week, Virgo. Its likely due to you pushing your schedule to the limits. Schedule some recovery time for yourself. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 23 Libra, you need to rely on someone this week for a big project, but you dont know who to choose. Make a list of your best prospects, and then you can narrow it down from there. Scorpio (Oct. 24-Nov. 22) You can use a break from the daily grind, Scorpio. It might be time to plan a getaway. You may want to make this a solo trip so you can fully recharge. Sagittarius (Nov. 23-Dec. 2 1) The truth can sometimes hurt a bit, Sagittarius. But a dose of honesty this week provides the reality check you have been needing. Make some changes. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 20) Capricorn, an event this week gets you fired up and excited. It could be the news you have been waiting to hear from work or from a significant other. Aquarius (Jan. 21-Feb. 18) Aquarius, knowing when to keep quiet can be d ifficult, especially when you suspect something is offkilter. This week you will be put to the test. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 2 0) Pisces, the week may begin somewhat aimlessly, but things will all come together by the middle of the week. Famous birthdaysMay 5: Adele, singer, 25; May 6:Tom Bergeron, TV host, 58; May 7:Breckin Meyer, actor, 39; May 8:Enrique Iglesias, singer, 38; May 9:Billy Joel, singer, 64; May 10: Donovan, singer, 67; May 11:Cory Monteith, actor, 31. www.newssun.comN ews-SunS unday, May 5, 2013Page B13 Diversions HACKERB y JEAN OCONNER A CROSS 1 Roasting aid 7 Monopoly token introduced in 2 013 1 0 Preserve, in a way 14 Hardly eye-catching 18 Fifth-century plunderer 1 9 Woodcutter Baba 2 0 Venice's La Fenice, for one 23 Oatmeal? 25 Smooth con man's tool? 2 6 Bridge 2 7 Building sites 28 Roman statesman 29 Refer (to 3 0 Bit of climbing gear 3 2 Words before DVD 33 Celebrity entourages 34 Victoria's Secret ad?3 8 People at the supermarket counter? 39 Fifth of a century 40 Fictional barber Sweeney4 1 Leeds leave-taking 4 6 "Don't reckon so" 47 New member of the faith shaking things up? 52 Pisa's river5 4 Exhilarating 55 Makes better 56 "You're looking at her" 5 7 Queen dowager of Jordan 59 Unstable particle 60 Felicity 61 Soup kitchen scene? 68 Jordan's only port6 9 Award-winning 2012 film thriller 70 Token replaced by 7-Across 71 Hill of "Psych"7 2 Tickle 74 One to ten, say 77 German one 81 Skewed priority?8 4 Soft slip-on 85 Bee student 86 Wave to from the curb, maybe 87 Courtmate of Elena and Ruth 89 Drying-out problem 90 Foot pain location? 94 Caf 98 Orly arrival 99 Subject of the 2008 biograp hy "The Man Who Made Lists" 1 00 Kutcher of "No Strings Attached" 101 Marathon prep run 1 02 "Wuthering Heights" setting 1 04 Befuddled 107 Edam? 109 Tired of watching "Downton Abbey"? 111 Good thinking 112 Diplomatic VIP 113 "Katie" host 114 Diamond datum 115 Stag, e.g. 1 16 Spot markers? 117 Collectible Fords DOWN 1 Cries from Emeril 2 On 3 Attach to the luggage rack, say 4 Less resonant 5 Hillary Clinton, e.g. 6 Dwindled alarmingly 7 Cook, for one: Abbr. 8 "Ah, me!" 9 Handicapper's help 10 Beethoven's "Pathtique," e.g.1 1 "Bridesmaids" co-producer Judd 12 Show you know 13 1989-'90 Broadway onem an show 1 4 American Girl collection 15 Chaka Khan's original band 16 Remark to the audience1 7 Nice infants 21 Wyoming natives 22 Chlorine or fluorine 24 Used up2 8 Like cottage cheese 31 III, in modern Rome 32 "You'd never guess, but ..." 34 Pres. Carter's alma mater 35 Cape Fear's st. 36 Congratulatory contraction 37 Place for a hog? 38 Mid-century year 42 Archfiend 43 Send in 4 4 Gaeilge, to its speakers 45 Baseball's Mel and Ed 4 7 Bok __ 48 Flying prefix 49 Clunk cousin 50 The "I" in I.M. Pei 5 1 "Pleeease?" 53 Seaman's 12:30 58 "Chopsticks __ fork?" 5 9 Phone button letters 60 Fella 61 Provide with gear 62 Triple-meter dance, in Dijon 63 Suffix with 48-Down 64 Language that gave us "clan" 65 Like much wine and cheese 6 6 Houseplant spot 67 Raised on a farm 68 Totals7 2 Flammable solvents 73 Bar in a brown wrapper 74 Snowboarding gold-medalist White 75 Bit of change 76 Word sung after midnight 78 "Can't really say" 79 "The Third Man" genre 80 Digitize, in a way 82 Antique grayish-pink shade 83 Trembled 87 Part of a line: Abbr. 88 Father of the river gods 90 Reluctant 91 Lookalike 92 Enterprise counselor 93 Ancient odist 94 Baroque musical dynasty 95 Has sex appeal 96 He-Man's twin sister 97 Statistical tool first used to monitor the quality of stout98 Hum __ 102 Cultural idea that may go viral 103 Round bodies 105 First Best Actor Oscar winner Jannings 106 Basics 108 Soil holder 109 Adderley's instrument 110 City close to Ben-Gurion Airport Solution on page B11 While visiting my brother with our grandchildren during the holidays, his MiniPin dog barked continually even after we were seated in the house.This tiny, exceptionally cute dog saw us as a threat and went into protection mode. She may weigh hardly anything, but she has a ferocious heart. She had been rescued and then adopted by my brother and his wife. She knew who loved her and didt let her size keep her from exercising her defenses. But, that ferocity had set in motion fear in my granddaughter that had her clinging to me like she was draped there. Before we arrived, I hadt been concerned about how Izzy and our grandchildren would get along. Theyre at home with their two pets two large Labrador retrievers. So I didnt think this pint sized bundle would be a problem. But, theyd never encountered such a wiry personality in a dog with a high-pitched bark to match. My granddaughter and I walked over to see the Christmas tree and wrapped presents on the other side of the doggy fence. Izzy was there in an instant barking and jumping, causing all kinds of commotion. Hayley leaped into my arms and whether or not I thought her too heavy to carry, she helped me lift her by crawling up and clinging for dear life. As I think back to that incident, it makes me think of whose arms I jump into when Im frightened or dismayed. When health concerns press in; when financial issues need resolving; when hurts or broken relationships threaten, where do I run to feel safe? It is good to have my husband, children, parents and other extended family and friends to turn to. But, my first thoughts and actions must always be to God. Through my relationship with Jesus Christ, I can cling to him and know that he will strengthen, uphold and sustain me. He will give me the wisdom I need and carry me through difficult times. Recently, one of my daughters-by-love passed ona verse of Scripture that had spoken to her. At a time when I needed it, there were Gods words assuring me again. She found the passage in Isaiah 41:10, NKJV, where it says, Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God. I will strengthen you, yes, I will help you, I will uphold you with My righteous right hand. And so I lean on God first as I turn to others who care and pray to the One to whomI cling. Selah Jan Merop of Sebring is a NewsSun correspondent. Leaning on God first Pause And Consider Jan Merop DearAbby: Im a 60year-old woman with grown children. My husband and I divorced after 30 years ofm arriage because he met someone at work. It was a quick process, and because I was in shock, I agreed to the terms of the divorcee ven though they werent in my favor. Two years ago I met a very nice man who treats me with respect and love. He wants a future for us,a nd so do I, but I cant get over one thing: He has two i llegitimate children one he didnt even know about and although the son is ana dult, he is still paying back support. I hate to sound like a snob, but this situation isnt OK with me. Im afraid I will always bring it up when I am angry. Im think-i ng maybe if we wait until the support obligation has e nded I might feel different, but who knows? Id appreciate some advice. Cant Get Over It in Georgia D earCant Get OverIt: I know very few people o ver 35 who dont carry some kind of baggage from past experiences. You dont h ave to approve of everything in his suitcase, but if you plan on having a longterm relationship with this very nice man, you willh ave to accept that he is fulfilling his legal obligation. Dragging the past into the present during an argument is an unhealthy e xpression of anger. Its guaranteed to drive a partner away. U ntil you can find a more constructive way to work out disagreements, yous houldnt marry anyone. D earAbby: My husband and I are in our 30s and have been married 15 years. O ver the past year we have been intimate only a bout once every three months. I tried to spice things up to see if I could get him interested, but he reacted byb ecoming upset, defensive and insinuating that I have a n unnatural fixation on sex. After some discussions, it t urns out hes having erectile dysfunction problems. I w as relieved to know it wasnt lack of interest, but now Im even more conf used by his unwillingness to see a doctor. It has been a couple of months since he confided his problem to me, but heh as done nothing to try and correct it. I offered to go to the doctor with him, have joint therapy I even tried being a little extra kinky to see if it would help. He still refuses to see a doctor or go to therapy. Imc ompletely stumped and unsure what else to do. Any advice will truly be appreciated. Needs Lovinin C alifornia DearNeeds Lovin: You have done everything you can do. Your husband may be embarrassed or afraid, which is why hes avoidingg oing to a doctor. Be supportive, but you n eed to ask him what he plans to do about this if anything because thea bsence of physical affection is unfair to you. DearAbby: My 14-yearold granddaughter Lana has unfriended me on Facebook twice during thel ast week. Her mother told me she h as been unfriended, too, because Lana doesnt want adults seeing what shesd oing on Facebook. How would you handle this? Nana in Ohio DearNana: Id suggest that Lanas mother tell herd aughter that if she wants to continue on Facebook, she had better keep Mom a nd Grandma as friends. Dear Abby is written by Abigail V an Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips, and was founded by her mother, Pauline Phillips. Write Dear Abby atw ww.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440, Los Angeles, CA 90069. Future with man paying for his past is clouded Sagittarius, you may be hurt by the truth this week D ear Abby Horoscope
C M Y K ADDICTED? M etrore you addicted to your smartphone or mobile device? If so, rest assured that you are not alone. A survey conducted by SecurEnvoy found that roughly 66 percent of people are afraid of losing o r being separated from their phones. The condition has been dubbed nomophobia, or the fear of being out of contact with someone via mobilep hone. Data collected by the Pew Research Center has c oncluded nearly 85 percent of Americans own cell phones. A 2011 survey by mobile app company TeleNav, Inc., found that 40 percent of people with iPhones said theyd rather give up brushing their teeth for a week than go without their phones. Todays mobile devices are used f or everything from checking stock quotes to scouring for coupons to k eeping tabs on teenagers. Many rely on their phones for directions or to read reviews on local estab-l ishments. Many people have grown so accustomed to using m obile phones that their reliance has grown into an addiction. Who doesnt know the person who is c ompulsively checking e-mail, sending texts or updating their social media status via their phone? While there are many benefits to mobile phone usage, there are pit-f alls as well. Instances of distracted drivers injured or killed while using their mobile phones are well documented. Some even believe that relying too heavily on phones cani mpair a person's ability to focus and may intensify stress and feeli ngs of depression. Page B14News-SunSunday, May 5, 2013www.newssun.com Dr. Mark Sevigny; 11.25"; 10.5"; Process color; -; 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 9 9 7 7 3 3 1 1 Living Want help? Send a t ext to ... No, wait. Thats not gonna work. A Write a noteWriting notes on paper can b e a great way to express yourself. Think about how you feel while writing the letter and imagine the look of surprise on the recipient's face when he or she finds it in the mailbox andi t's not yet just another application for a credit card within the envelope.Hide your phonePut the phone in a drawer or closet and make sure it is turned off. Spend time around the house and grow accustomed to how it feels to be off the grid. Then do something as adventurous as running out to the store or to pick up the kidsa t school without your phone.F ocus on a fun activityInvest your time wholeheartedly in an activity that youe njoy. Make this a digital-free t ime. Consider how well you c an enjoy the time when you're not multitasking on a phone or waiting for a text message or incoming e-mail to interrupt your train of thought.Get cookingImmerse yourself in a recipe a nd cook a meal that allows you to relax and keep your mind off of status updates and tweets.Take a napT urn off the entire world for a while by snuggling in a comfortable spot and zoning out for an hour.Spend time with friendsI nstead of texting friends to catch up, invite a couple of friends over to socialize in pe r s on. Face-to-face interactions can be a great way to unwind and share a few laughs.Look at old photos (as in ones printed on paper) T ake out photo albums and l ook over tangible, printed photos from times when it was commonplace to hold photos in your hands and not squint at them on LCD screens. Think about how many years yous urvived without a mobile phone. See? It is possible to live without it. Put down the phone (or iPod or iPad or whatever Believe it or not, there are other things you can do.